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Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home

8805 NE 23Rd Street, Oklahoma City, OK

OBITUARY

James Alton Cline

October 11, 1926June 1, 2019
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James (Jim) Alton Cline was born October 11, 1926 in Heavener, OK to Abner Zach and Sarah Gertrude (Woody) Cline. He grew up in Hartshorne, OK where he attended school, during his teenage years they moved to California to work in the shipyards. He was drafted into the Army at 18 during WWII. He worked odd & end jobs until he re-entered the military to serve during the Korean War. He married Mary Lou Wagoner-Cockerham on June 15, 1952 in McAlester, OK. Grandpa worked for Tinker refueling airplanes until he retired to care for Grandma during her many bouts with cancer. Grandpa was well known for his string trick, card tricks, jokes, rhymes, riddles, his harmonica and overall cheerful demeanor. Grandpa loved to show his grandkids, great and great-great grandkids every trick, rhyme and riddle he could remember. He enjoyed Karaoke, playing CLR, dinners & desserts out, his beloved church family at Highland Park Baptist and watching old westerns. Grandpa was proceeded in death by his parents, siblings - Ruby, Elsie, Vivian, Roy, Lloyd, Raymond, Don, many nieces, nephews and the love of his life, Grandma - Mary Lou Cline. He is survived by his daughter, Mary Ann Greer and husband, George. Grandkids Mike Greer & girlfriend Janet, Karen & Chris Greenlee, Priscilla Greer & boyfriend Mel, Travis & Shanna Gates and Trevor & Nicole Gates. His brother Charles and wife Doris of Oregon. Great-Grandchildren Alexis, Nathan, Matthew, Cheyenne, Austin, Jakob, Nikki, Zachary, Brayden, Gavin, Jacob, Kobe, Milez, Alexias & Maliki. Great-Great Grandchildren JasonJay & Grace. As well as many precious nieces, nephews, and friends who have become family. A visitation will be Wed., June 5, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. at Bill Eisenhour Northeast Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Bill Eisenhour Northeast Chapel, 8805 NE 23rd St., OKC, OK 73141 with burial to follow Military Honors rendered by a U. S. Army Honors Detail at Sunnylane Cemetery, Del City, OK.

In honor of Grandpas love of all things Western, please dress in your Western Attire for his service if you would like.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Travis Gates, Active Pallbearer
  • Trevor Gates, Active Pallbearer
  • Mike Greer, Active Pallbearer
  • Chris Greenlee, Active Pallbearer
  • Nathan Vaughan, Active Pallbearer
  • Travis Matthew Gates, Active Pallbearer
  • Austin James Martin, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jakob Gates, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Zachary Gates, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Braydon Arstrong, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Maliki Gates, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mike Sexton, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Gavin Gates, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jacob Gates, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Milez Thompson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Kobe Gates, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 6, 2019
  • Visitation Wednesday, June 5, 2019
  • In State for Viewing Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Memories

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Mike Ramsey

June 3, 2019

I had the pleasure of knowing and working with Jim. He was a great man and friend. He will be truly missed and not forgotten. Fly high Jim, R.I.P. my friend

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