J.D. Gist Obituary

Thursday, 01 August 2019 03:06

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J.D. Gist of Cowlington, Oklahoma was born on January 17, 1928 in Cowlington, Oklahoma to John and Lela (Winn) Gist and passed away on July 30, 2019 in Cowlington, Oklahoma at the age of 91 years.

He is survived by his daughter, Susie Perry and husband Leo, Jr., his son , Jim Gist and wife, Karen, daughter-in-law, Marilyn Gist Vincent and husband Bruce, 9 Grandchildren, Jay Gould and wife Tanya, Jeannie Seaton and husband Eddie, Dustin Gist and wife Lisa, J.W. Gist, Sandy Pankratz and husband Grant, John D. Gist and wife Angela, Leo Perry, III and wife Meredith, Sara Perry, and Julie Jiminez, 16 Great Grandchildren, Tyler, Katie, Landry, Mia, Jayden, Reagan, Spencer, Renley, Hudson, Emma, Miles, Zoe, Eli, Adrianna, Aubrey, and Ashtyn, one sister Alice Gibson and husband, Harold, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Gist, parents; John and Lela Gist, two sons, Roger Gist and John Gist, four sisters, Vera Gist, Mattie Malay, Eunice Sutter, and Della Davis, three brothers, Frank Gist, Bob Gist, and Butler Gist. J.D. was a Navy veteran having served in World War II and was a lifelong farmer. He loved to grow vegetables in his garden and he became a great cook in his later years. J.D. loved his children and grandchildren dearly and will be missed by everyone who knew him.

Funeral services will be 10am, Friday, August 2nd, at the Tucker Church of Christ with Mr. Taylor Joyce and Mr. Dustin Gist officiating. Burial will follow in the Short Mountain Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro, Oklahoma. Viewing will be 12pm-7pm Thursday with family visitation from 5pm-7pm at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jay Gould, Dustin Gist, J.W. Gist, John D. Gist, Leo Perry, III, and Tyler Seaton. Honorary Pallbearers will be Davis Kelly, Barry Bolles, Grady Adams, Jim Stewart, Bruce Vincent, JB Adams, James Rouse, Darrell Craig, and Mike Parker.


Please log on to www.mallorymartinfuneralhome.org to view and sign Mr. Gist’s online guest book.



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