Jess Mahurin, Sr. - of Picher Oklahoma, age 69, died at a Tulsa Oklahoma hospital. Born May 30, 1921, and had lived in Picher most of his life. He was a retired hard rock lead and zinc miner and worked for the Horn Cable Co., north of Picher for several years. Survivors include five sons, Lloyd Mahurin, of the home, Floyd Mahurin Quapaw Oklahoma, Junior and Larry, Picher and Donald Mahurin, Commerce Oklahoma; four daughters Mrs. Martha Hopkins and Patsy Sargent, Picher, Esther Grube, Treece Kansas, and Mrs. Patricia Colvard, Commerce; two brothers, Cecil Mahurin, Picher, Ralph Mahurin, Anderson, Missouri; and several grandchildren. His wife Pearl E. Mahurin died in 1984.
Burial in Greenlawn cemetery in Kansas. Pallbearers are Harold Mahurin, Darrell Mahurin, Dean Mahurin, Carol Johnston, Delmar Gilchrist and David Shepard.