TALIHINA, OK -- Eli Tom, Jr. , of Talihina, Oklahoma was born June 9, 1928 in Keota, Oklahoma to Esias and Missie (Paxton) Tom and passed away April
14, 2016 in Talihina, Oklahoma at the age of 87.
Eli attended Sequoyah Vocational School in Tahlequah, graduating with the Class of 1947.
He is survived by four sons: Steve Tom of Bedford, TX, Stanley Tom and wife, Peggy, of Waukasha, WI, Stuart Tom of Arlington, TX, Seth Tom of Rockingham, N.C., Six Grandchildren, One Great Grandchild.
Eli was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister; and his parents.
Graveside Services were Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Tuskahoma Veteran Cemetery with TBD officiating.