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LJ Self

December 22, 1927 ~ April 13, 2021 (age 93)


LJ Self was born December 22, 1927, in Boonevillle, Arkansas to Lee Self and Alta Fiddler Self.

LJ married Sue. They had children: Sharon Lowery of Grove, Diana Mayes of Claremore, and Ronnie Self.

On May 23, 1969, LJ married Carrie Barbee Gillick, in Stigler, Oklahoma. They raised three children: Jeanie Montgomery, LaVinda Bolton, and Darren Gillick.

LJ continued to live in the home next door to his business until April 13, 2021. He was 93 years, 3 months, and 22 days when he passed at home being surround by his loving family and loved ones.

LJ will be dearly missed by his siblings: Bob Self and wife Jeanie of Whitefield, Ken Self and wife Sue of Catoosa, and Harold and wife Connie of Catoosa; children: Sharon Lowery of Grove, Diana Mayes of Claremore, LaVinda Bolton and husband Ray, and Darren Gillick; son-in-law: Jerry Montgomery. He was "Poppy" to grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and many others.

LJ is preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Clifford, Bud, Gene, Jim and Ola Fern; his son: Ronnie Self; his loving wife: Carrie Self; and his daughter: Jeanie Montgomery.

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April 18, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Rice Funeral Service
631 E. Will Rogers Blvd.
Claremore, OK 74017

April 19, 2021

1:00 PM
Cedar Point Church
1660 N Lynn Riggs Blvd
Claremore, OK 74017

April 19, 2021

2:30 PM
Woodlawn Cemetery
310 S. Nome
Claremore, OK 74017

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