Graveside service for James Earl Boothe, Sr., 82, of Quit-man, formerly of Edgewood, was held Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Edgewood with Bro. Bryan H. Boothe officiating. Services were under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.
He passed away Monday night, April 22, 2019, at his residence, due to a house fire.
James Earl was born February 24, 1937, in Edgewood, the son of Addie Walton Boothe and Edna Olive Johnson Boothe.
He was raised in Edgewood and was a graduate of Edgewood High School in 1955. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, retiring after 22 years of service.
He lived in Walla Walla, Washington, prior to moving to Quitman in 2002. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching football, especially the Dallas Cowboys and the Edgewood High School football team.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Addie and Edna Boothe; brother, brother-in-law and a nephew.
Survivors include son, James E. Boothe, Jr., of Lawton, Oklahoma; daughter, Dona Treonne Perkins, of Lawton, Oklahoma; brother, Brian “Buddy” Thomas Boothe and wife, Helen, of Wills Point; two sisters, Martha Carter, of Edgewood, and Glenda Forrister, of Cedartown, Georgia; four grandchildren, Andrew Boothe, of Lawton, Oklahoma, Adrienne Monetathchi, of Stillwater, Oklahoma, Phoenix Monetathchi, of Lawton, Oklahoma, and Joey Monetathchi, of Lawton, Oklahoma; and numerous nieces and nephews.
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