2017-12-13 / Obituaries

Willie James


Willie F. James, 65, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Nov. 29, 2017.

Mr. James was born June 26, 1952, to the late Lonnie James Sr. and Vallie James.

Mr. James graduated from Early County High School and served in the Job Corps.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Lonnie James Jr.; and two sisters, Winnie Mae James and Jeanette James.

Survivors include one daughter, Jessica James; one brother, Paul James and wife Rosa of Meigs, Ga.; three sisters, Alice Ross and Lavern Godwin, both of Tampa, Fla., and Annette Benjamin and husband Isaac of Tallahassee, Fla.; and four granddaughters.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Burial was at Greene Cemetery.

Peoples Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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