Alonzo Jarvis of Bernice died Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at Rosewood Terrace in Vinita, after a lengthy illness. He was 87.

Jarvis was born Sept. 15, 1919, in rural Afton to Alonzo and Bertha (Harvey) Jarvis. He moved to Bernice in 1984, from Grandview, Mo.

He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Army as a paratrooper.

He was a self-employed brick mason. He was a member of the Cleora United Methodist Church.

He married Lorene Dixon on Jan 12, 1945, at Hot Springs, Ark. She survives, of the home.

Additional survivors include two sisters, Freda Hestand and Gladys Hestand, both of Grandview, and two granddaughters, Michelle Kellogg and husband Matt and Natalie Lee Jarvis.

He was preceded by two sons, Alonzo Nathan Jarvis and Ronnie Lee Jarvis; two brothers, Theodore Jarvis and Bailey Jarvis, and four sisters, Blanche Walker, Frankie Lett, Anita Welch and Alice Ellsworth.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Cleora United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rich Brasher officiating. Burial will be in Sixkiller Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Herb Hestand, Larry Hestand, Bill Ballenger, Tom Jarvis, Keith Martin, Roger Fent and Nathan Fent.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Adcock Funeral Home in Afton.

The family requests memorials be made to the National Kidney Foundation, in care of the funeral home.