Omer “Jeff” James Jeffrey Sr., age 86, died of complications with Dementia and Alzheimer’s on August 9, 2017, in Gastonia, NC.
Omer Jeffrey is survived by his wife, Mayra Anderson Jeffrey, of Los Angeles, CA; his sister, Charlene Griggs of Okmulgee, OK his son, Michael Baron-Jeffrey, of DeKalb, IL; and his daughter, Teresa Skinner, of Prescott Valley, AZ. He is preceded in death by his son, Omer Jeffrey Jr, of Owensboro, KY; his brother, Charles Jeffrey, of Okmulgee, OK; and his sister, Hazel Hicks, of Okmulgee, OK. Omer Jeffrey is survived by Eight Grandchildren: Katrina Kippen, Nathan Jeffrey, Jordan Skinner, Joshua Jeffrey, Sarai Jeffrey, MJ Hindman, Joel Jeffrey and David Jeffrey and 19 great-grandchildren.
Omer Jeffrey was born on January 23, 1931 in Tulsa, OK, to parents Charles J. Jeffrey Sr. and Anna Mae McCowen. Omer Jeffrey worked until he retired as a Chief Engineer in Los Angeles CA.
In lieu of flowers, the Jeffrey Family is asking that donations be made to All Nations International, for the Nehemiah Guest House. Omer Jeffrey was deeply interested in and desired to be a part of this project. Each donation will do more than just build a guest house, but will leave a lasting legacy and memory for all those who knew and loved him. A plaque will be placed in the cabin in his honor.Services will be Friday, August 25, 2017 at 11AM at Macedonia Baptist Church, 1029 North Sioux Street, Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Interment will be immediately following at the Fort Gibson National Cemetery in Fort Gibson, OK.
All are welcome to attend and celebrate Omer “Jeff” James Jeffrey Sr.