James E. Neighbors, 83, of Gore, Oklahoma passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 in Gore, Oklahoma. He was born October 26, 1933 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma the son of Elmer Neighbors and Rethal May (Spencer) Neighbors. He was married to Betty Lou Robinson on August 4, 1951 in Van Buren, Arkansas. Mr. Neighbors worked in meat packing and was a Christian.
wife: Betty of the home
3 sons: Eddie Neighbors of Gore, OK, Nelson Neighbors of Azle, TX, and Matt Neighbors of Azle, TX
2 daughters: Mary Johnson of Tulsa, OK and Becky Carter of Tahlequah, OK
9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Rethal Neighbors; 2 brothers, Albert and Roy Morgan Neighbors; 1 child, Sam Neighbors; and twin great grandsons
Funeral service is Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 2 pm at White Chapel Church in Gore, Oklahoma. Burial will be at White Cemetery under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
Active Pallbearers are Jason Carter, Travis Johnson, Roger Neighbors, Marshall Lane, Dusty Neighbors, Levi Johnson, Dwayne Neighbors, and Willy Neighbors
Honorary Pallbearers are Dan Carter and Stanley Johnson