Jim Mize, 71, of Adel, Ga., died Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 at his residence.
He was born May 7, 1940, in Morley, Mo., to the late William "Bill" Marcus and Mary Kathryn Irvin Mize. He lived in Florida and Missouri for most of his life, moving to Adel in 2005.
He was a retired financial analyst for Pratt Whitney and also retired from Arvin Automotive. He was a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church and served in the National Guard.
Mr. Mize was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Mize. He is survived by his wife, Diana Mize of Adel; son, Mark Mize of Santa Rosa, Fla.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sherri Mize Tate and husband, Jimmy, of Dexter, Mo. and Julie Mize Presley and husband, Kevin, of Sikeston, Mo.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Karen Yearwood of Virginia.
A graveside funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at 6 p.m. at the Walker Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo., with Father David Doghne officiating. Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield, Mo., in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or the American Heart Association.