James Sier was born on August 5, 1952 to Bobby Jean Bias and Jack Sier in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
James was raised in Tulsa and attended Tulsa Public Schools. After completing high school, he attended Missouri State College. Later, James became employed with Tulsa Public Schools as a Transportation Training Instructor until his health began to decline.
In 1996, James met the love of his life, Shelbiann and later joined in marriage. Becoming a blended family, they shared eleven children. James was a very loving, affectionate caring husband, father and grandfather whom loved each of his children individually.
James had a wonderful sense of humor and was hilarious at times. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, camping playing dominos and going to the casino.
On March 11, 2019 the Lord saw fit to give James rest from his labor. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Dezaray Gilkey and two brothers, Larry Sier and Garfield Sier.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving devoted wife, Shelbiann; eleven children, James E. Powell, James A. and Sarah Sier, III., Carlos D. Sier (Shanna), Emma R. Sier, Loucreshia M. Sier, Derrick D. and Tequia Sier, LaVauin C. Gilkey, DaViona R. Gilkey, Dareisha D. Gilkey and Shelby L.G. Hall; his sisters, Venita Sier and Renita Sier; 27 grandchildren and 16 great-children. He will also be missed dearly by his mother-in-law, father-in-law, 3 brothers-in-law, 4 sisters-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Funeral Services will be 11:am Saturday Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home Chapel 2103 East 3rd Street Tulsa, Oklahoma with Senior Pastor Rev. Michael Jackson of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Eulogist.
Visitation will be Friday 4:00pm until 8:00pm at the Funeral Home. “When caring truly matters, DYER cares.” 918-425-5549
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