MIAMI, Okla. —
Rev. Clyde J. Stilley, of North Miami, Okla., passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Hillcrest Hospital in Claremore, Okla. He was 87.
Rev. Stilley was born July 27, 1925, in Eureka Springs, Ark., to W. and Sarah (Parker) Stilley. Clyde served as a 3rd class petty officer in the Navy during World War II. He was a Baptist minister since 1951, pastoring at Patterson Heights Baptist Church in Anderson, Mo., Mount Zion Baptist Church West, of Miami, Northeast Baptist Church in Miami, Narcissa Baptist Church and Cardin Baptist Church in Cardin, Okla. He held revivals in many churches and touched many people with his good heartedness and kindness. Rev. Stilley also had worked as a bodyman for Neal Norton Motors in Miami for many years and for Paul Thomas Funeral Home.
He had married Verna M. Wright on March 30, 1946. She preceded him in death on Oct. 21, 2008.
He was also preceded by two sons, Jordan Stilley in 2009 and Rick Stilley in 2011; two brothers, Raymond Stilley and Albert Stilley; and a sister, Mary Turner.
Survivors include one son, Kevin Stilley and wife, Susan, of Fort Worth, Texas; one daughter, Clydette Womack and husband, Reece, of Edmond, Okla.; daughter-in-law, Susie Stilley, of Miami; brother, Ed Stilley, of Eureka Springs; sister, Elizabeth Winjum, of Indianola, Iowa; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 3, at 10 a.m. at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Miami. Rev. Gerald Dyer and Larry Olds will officiate. Interment will be in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami. Pallbearers will be Dale Bryan, Buddy Kerley, Steve Garrett, Mike McCoy, Mark Billings and Fred VonMoss Jr. Military Rites will be conducted by American Legion Post No. 147 Funeral Detail. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami.
Services are under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home, of Miami.
Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com
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