She was born Dec. 9, 1928 in Newark, the daughter of James Alonzo and Guffie Mae (Keller) McVay. She married Mr. Glenn James May 28, 1947.
Mrs. James was preceded in death by one son, Benny Eugene James; and one brother, J.C. McVay.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Glenn E. James of the home; two sons, Ronnie James and wife, Bernita, of Cave City, and Terry James and wife, Glenda, of Batesville; one daughter, Beth James of Newark; two sisters, Jewel Weaver of Batesville, and Pearl Scribner of Sulphur Rock; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 at the Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel. Friends visited at the Jackson's Newport Funeral Home, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home (www.jacksonsfh.com).