November 9, 1948 - July 24, 2020
Lloyd James “Jim” Harlan, 71-year-old Miami, Oklahoma resident passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020. Jim was born on November 9, 1948, in Joplin, Missouri to Lloyd Harlan Jr and Maxine (Ross) Harlan Mayer. He graduated Miami Public Schools in 1967. After High School Jim served his country in the United States Air Force. During that time married Teresa Walker on April 19, 1968. After the Air Force Jim attended college at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College and finished his degree at Missouri Southern State University. Jim sold real estate in Jacksonville, Arkansas before starting Harlan Automotive in Miami, Oklahoma. He would graduate with his master’s degree from Pittsburg State University. He later taught at Northeast Technology Centers as the instructor for Auto Body collision repairs. Jim loved to work and enjoyed the feeling of accomplishment. His hobbies included hunting, fishing and race cars. He loved boats and being in the water. He was an avid collector of many things. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd Harlan and Maxine Harlan Mayer, and one sister Jody Lang. He is survived by his wife, Teresa of the home; one son, Jeffery Lloyd Harlan and wife Delores of Miami, OK; one grandchild Zachary Lloyd Harlan; two step daughters, Karlee Payton and Madison Payton; one brother Terry Harlan and wife Cindy; and many nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 2:30 pm at First Baptist Church in Miami, Oklahoma. Rev. Rick Longcrier will officiate. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the First Baptist Church parlor. Services have been placed in the care of Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Miami. Friends and family may send the family notes of encouragement by viewing Jim’s Tribute Page at www.brown-winters.com.
Lloyd James “Jim” Harlan, 71-year-old Miami, Oklahoma resident passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020. Jim was born on November 9, 1948, in Joplin, Missouri to Lloyd Harlan Jr and Maxine (Ross) Harlan Mayer. He graduated Miami Public... View Obituary & Service Information
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