SAYRE, Okla. — Leslie Valton “Buddy” Elms, 55, of Sayre, Okla., died May 28, 2007, from natural causes.

Burial will be at Bangs Cemetery. Funeral services are under direction of Martin Funeral Home of Sayre.

He graduated from Bangs High School in 1970, and was married to Sharon Melot. He worked in the oil field for several years.

Survivors include a daughter, Christie Travis, of England; a brother, Dwayne Elms of Brownwood; nephews, Ray Lynn Elms of Mesa, Ariz., and Kenneth Joe Elms of Carlsbad, N.M.; nieces, Renee Elms of Carlsbad, N.M., Lara Elms of Roanoke, and Britney Dauer of Brownwood.