Jim Pence, 80, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma passed away September 23, 2017 in Sallisaw. He was born January 29, 1937 in Shenandoah, Virginia, the son of Jack and Helen Pence. He married Yvonne Reeves on December 30, 1961 in Eufaula, Oklahoma. Jim was the owner and operator of Pence Towing and a U.S. Air Force Veteran.
2 sons and 1 daughter in law: Kenneth and Lori Pence of Ozark, AR and Roger Pence of Sallisaw, OK
1 daughter: Lori Pence of Sallisaw, OK
Grandchildren: Ashley Murphy, Megan Zolliecoffer, James Pence, Ryan Pence, Matthew Pence, Caleb Pence, and Natalie Morgan
8 great grandchildren
1 sister: Shirley Ann Pence-Shifflett of Shenandoah, VA
2 brothers: Roy Edward Pence and Carl Lee Pence, both of Shenandoah, VA
numerous other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Helen Pence; 1 sister, Francis Elizabeth Pence-Bush; and 1 brother, Jack Pence, Jr.
Service will be Friday, September 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Oakridge Assembly of God Church in Sallisaw under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
Active Pallbearers are James, Ryan, Caleb, and Matt Pence
Honorary Pallbearers are Jimmy Dale Rogers, Brent Mattox, Mack White, K.H. "Buck" Buchanan, Herman Skelton, Vernon Phillips, Jace Evans, Joe Cartwright, Robert Spencer, Eddie Wylie, and all Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Sallisaw Police Department, and Sequoyah County Sheriff Department