Obituary for James Fields

Ponca City Now - January 20, 2021 4:08 pm

James C Fields

March 13, 1938 – January 9, 2021

James C. Fields, age 82, a long- time resident of Ponca City, Oklahoma passed away January 9, 2021 at Ponca City Nursing Home. Care is under the direction of Trout Funeral Home and Crematory.

J.C., as he was known to all those who knew him was born on March 13, 1938 in Brookhaven, Mississippi to James and Ophelia Fields. Upon graduation Fields. from high school, James left Brookhaven to further educate himself and pursue his life’s work as an auto mechanic. James made the move from Mississippi to Oklahoma City where he enrolled and completed his mechanics certification. J.C. was quickly hired upon graduation and transferred to Ponca City in 1957.

James married the love of his life Morenda Moore on April 17, 1964. He was an active member of the Dixie Hill Church of Christ until its close and moved his membership to the Hartford Avenue Church of Christ.

James was a quite and reserved man by nature, but those close to him could always count on his support, kind words of encouragement and the sense of stability generated by his presence. He will be truly missed.

James was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters Aurora and Helen. He leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and beloved friend he thought of as a daughter.

Source: Trout Funeral Home