|Birth: ||Nov. 12, 1919|
|Death: ||May 14, 2008|
Davey Jean James, 88, of Waco, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at Providence Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of Woodway with the Rev. Mike Toby and the Rev. Jim Gray officiating. Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday at the church prior to the service. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, at Stigler Cemetery in Stigler, Okla.
Davey was born in Kanema, Okla., to the late P.I. and Mallie (Pennington) Garland. She married Carl James on April 13, 1941. For 31 years, Davey was with the Oklahoma Department of Human Services in Stigler, Okla., before retiring as a Case Worker in 1984. She was a Life Member of the Order of Eastern Star in Stigler and later in Waco. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Stigler until she moved to Waco in 1992 and joined the First Baptist Church of Woodway. Davey was very proud to be a member of the Choctaw Indian Nation. She enjoyed painting, traveling, playing golf, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Carl, in 1978; brothers, Lawrence and Jackie Ray Garland; and sister, Marguerite Garland.
She is survived by her daughter, Carol Bird, of Waco; grandchildren, Beth Scarborough and husband, Allen, of New Braunfels, and Steve Bird and wife, Tammy, of Lago Vista; great-grandchildren, Ashley Bird and Evan and Jackson Scarborough; brother, Jerry Garland and wife, Wilma, of Oklahoma City; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Waco Tribune-Herald: 5/15/2008...X2
Carl Jasper James (1897 - 1979)*
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: May 15, 2008
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