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Elden J. Jarvis

August 30, 1929 - February 13, 2021

Elden J. Jarvis, longtime Okmulgee resident, died Saturday, February 13, 2021, in Okmulgee at 91 years of age. Elden was born August 30, 1929, in Atoka, to Walter L. and Laura L. (Wright) Jarvis. He married Emmi L. Hofsess in Landshut, Germany on May 15, 1952. Elden served in the United States Army, beginning on July 20, 1948, and receiving and honorable discharge on September 10, 1952. He enjoyed raising cattle and farming and was retired from Campbell Specialty Company. Elden was a member of the Okmulgee Elks Lodge 1822, VFW Post 1189, the German-American Society of Tulsa and Trinity Lutheran Church of Okmulgee.

Friends may visit the funeral home on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, from 12-5 p.m.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Dr. Christian C. Tiews officiating. Interment will follow in the Okmulgee Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee. Memories, condolences, photos and videos may be shared with the family on Elden’s Tribute Page at

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