James “Jim” Alexander Hert was born July 1, 1970, on the Forbes Air Force Base in Topeka, Kansas, to Richard James Hert and Carrie Lee Higgins. He passed from this life Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of 46 years. Jim was raised in Oklahoma and graduated with the Owasso High School Class of 1988. He served his country for four years in the US Army as an ear, nose and throat technician. He then went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Nursing from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. After college Jim worked as a nurse in hospitals in Anniston, Alabama. Upon returning to Oklahoma he spent the majority of his working life as a salesman, most recently at Mathis Brothers Furniture in Tulsa. He loved to be outdoors and enjoyed a variety of activities such as golfing, fishing, hunting, archery, canoeing, and motorcycles. Loving family members include:
Katherine Smith, of Orting, Washington
James Hert and wife Pat, of Owasso
Carrie Jones and husband Curtis, of Mulberry, Arkansas
Christopher Hert, of Tulsa
Angie Jackson, of Broken Arrow
Ashlyn and Teagan Smith. of Orting Washington
He also left behind two stepbrothers, two stepsisters, as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and his faithful four-legged fur baby companion of seven years, Sadie.
Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 9, 2017, at the Mowery Funeral Service Chapel in Owasso, Oklahoma, with Reverend Leonard Pirtle officiating. The family requests memorial contributions be made to Office of Development, Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Pointe Drive, Tampa, FL 33607, or American Diabetes Association, 6600 South Yale Avenue, Suite 1310, Tulsa, OK 74136. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.
I just wanted to say that Jim is and will always be one of my favorite salesman I get to work with. I miss him everyday. He was kind, funny and very good at what he did. We miss him so much.
— Jacqueline Flores, Saturday – June 3, 2017
I was a coworker of Jim’s he will be missed at Mathis brothers. My condolences to the family may God give you comfort!
— Aubrey WILSON , Thursday – June 8, 2017
Mowery Funeral Service Chapel
9110 N. Garnett Road
Owasso, OK 74055
Friday – June 9, 2017
Memorial donations may be made in memory of Jim to:
American Diabetes Association
6600 South Yale Avenue, Suite 1310
Tulsa, OK 74136
Office of Development
Shriner’s Hospitals for Children
2900 Rocky Point Drive
Tampa, FL 33607