Funeral services for Jim G. Trail will be Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 10 a.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church with Rev. Donny Custar officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.


Funeral services for Jim G. Trail will be Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 10 a.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church with Rev. Donny Custar officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

 

Jim was born February 9, 1931 at Springer to J. B. Trail and Hester Ann Holdaway Trail. He passed from this life on August 20, 2011 in Ardmore at the age of 80.

 

Jim and Maxine Herriott were married in Ardmore on June 19, 1950. She preceded him in death on July 23, 2004. He was also preceded by his parents.

 

He lived in Chickasha for five years while he worked for the Chickasha Daily Express. He moved back to Ardmore and began working for the Daily Ardmoreite in 1956, and worked there until 1975. In 1976 Jim opened the Shopper’s Paradise. He faithfully worked there until 2006 when he retired.

 

Jim enjoyed the times when he coached Mike in little league, fishing, golf, taking care of his lawn, and spending time with family and friends.

 

He is survived by his daughter Luann Davis and her husband Bob of Woodward; son Mike Trail and wife Carolyn “Carrie” of Springer; six grandchildren Jennifer Bloxham,
Matthew Davis, Kristi Aguirre, Kara Stock, Rhett Trail, Kimberly Howell; ten great grandchildren; special in-laws Jerry Phillips, Bill and Margo Herriott, Sonny and Sammie Herriott, Sue Shipman, Jan Herriott, Kay Elliott; and numerous cousins, and other neighborhood friends.

 

Pallbearers will be Rhett Trail, Matthew Davis, Bobby Herriott, David Phillips, Mickey Shipman, Ronnie Holdaway, and Fred Holdaway. Honorary bearers are Emmanuel Baptist Sunday School Class. Family visitation will be Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Emmaunel Baptist Church Building Fund 307 4th Ave S.E. Ardmore, OK 73401. Online condolences may be at www.craddockfuneralhome.com.