Funeral services for Lamar resident, Jimmy
Lee Luna, 64, were held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, November 18th, at the First
Baptist Church in Lamar with Reverend Roy Rogers officiating and
Reverend Joe Bruner and Reverend J.W. Wagoner assisting. Pallbearers
were Jack Goodson, Rick Arthur, Rusty Minick, Verlan Harrell, Brian
Freeman, Billy McCoy, Butch Skipworth, and Richard Barrett. He was laid
to rest at Lamar Cemetery under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral
Home of Holdenville.
Jimmy Lee Luna left this world to be with his Heavenly Father on
November 15, 2008. Jimmy was born in Lamar, Oklahoma on December 29,
1943 to Dollie Jane (Camp) and Obed Ralph Luna.
Jimmy married Phyllis in July 1964 and they raised a family on the
family ranch. He was a member of the Lamar First Baptist Church and an
active member of his community, serving on the Lamar and Moss Boards of
Education for seventeen years. He also served on the Board of Hughes
County Farm Services. He was a member of the National Rifle Association
and the United Sportsman Alliance of Oklahoma. Jimmy was an avid hunter.
Jim was successful in harvesting numerous Oklahoma record book Whitetail
He enjoyed following his favorite team, the Moss Pirates. Jimmy was
most happy when in the company of family and friends. His grandchildren
were the light of his life.
Preceding Jimmy's death were his mother, Dollie Jane Luna, his
father, Obed Ralph Luna, and an infant brother, Melvin Ray Luna.
Survivors are his wife, Phyllis, of the home; his daughters, Paulla
Slawson and husband, Ron, of Durant; and Tina Cartwright and husband,
Tom, of Lamar; grandchildren: Tyler and Madison Slawson and Bailee and
Garrett Cartwright; brother, Ronnie Luna and wife, Ruth, of San Antonio,
Texas; sisters: Betty Tablert and husband, Oliver, of Checotah; Billie
Hazlett of Choteau, Montana; Patty Pack and husband, Bill, of
Holdenville and his mother and father-in-law, Joel and June Freeman, of
Lamar. Jimmy leaves numerous other friends and loved ones.