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SalesOct 8, 1982 - Jan 4, 2013 SHAWNEE Jared "Jed" Matthew Sales was born October 8, 1982, in Oklahoma City to Chuck and Stephanie Sales. He left his earthly home in Shawnee on January 4, 2013, at the age of 30, to be greeted at Heaven's gate by his Heavenly Father; maternal grandmother, Mary Parker; adoring cousin, Dena Brasfield; and love of his life, Julie Smith. Jared attended Tulsa Union and Putnam City Schools. He loved all things musical, no matter the instrument or genre. His artistic ability manifested itself in drawings, sketches and the beautiful jewelry he created for family and friends. Jared is survived by his parents, Chuck & Stephanie Sales, of Choctaw; brothers: Jason Sales, of Tulsa; and Justin Sales, of Oklahoma City; grandfather, Bill Parker, of Oklahoma City; grandparents, Charles and Voneta Sales, of Shawnee; aunts and uncles, Tom and Tina Parker, Steve and Laura Conrad, and Curtis and Lynda Sales; many cousins and a host of friends. A celebration of Jared's life will be held Saturday, February 2, 2013, 11 a.m. at Highpointe Church gymnasium, 6810 N.W. 122nd, Oklahoma City. Memorial donations may be made to: Teen Challenge - Portland Metro Men's Center, P.O. Box 2725, Oregon City, OR 97045.

Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 29, 2013