Jackson Bee “Jack” Mantooth was born May 10, 1919 at Rosedale, Oklahoma to John Columbus and Lula (Mizer) Mantooth. He died on Monday, May 4, 2009 at Sunset Estates of Purcell, OK at the age of 89 years. Jack grew up in the Wayne/ Payne area attending school at Payne through the 8th grade and then graduating from Wayne High School. He went on to attend 1 year of college at East Central University at Ada, Oklahoma. In 1940 Jack married Mary Brewer at Pauls Valley. Jack and Mary made their home in the Story community where they farmed. He also possessed a mechanical ability and liked to tinker around in his shop. Jack enjoyed watching basketball, football, playing dominoes, and playing moon. He was a member of the Story Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. Jack will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Survivors include: His son, Doug Mantooth and his wife, Maria of Lindsay. 2 daughters: Ann Harper and her husband, Mike of Oklahoma City, and Carol Hope and her husband, Doug of Purcell. 4 grandchildren: Karri Johns, Garrett Mantooth, Angela Cox, and Amelia Cox. 1 great grandchild, Turner Johns. And many other relatives and friends made through out the years. Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; his son, Steve; brothers, Alvin, Wes, Sam, Babe, Paul Mantooth. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, May 7, 2009 at the First Baptist Church, Maysville, OK. Rev. Earl Perry and Rev. Tim Carr will officiate with the burial in the Maysville Cemetery under the direction of John Williams of Winans Funeral Home, Maysville, OK.