|Birth: ||Aug. 14, 1925|
|Death: ||May 28, 2007|
Badine Elizabeth Richardson James, 81, a resident of Suisun City for 33 years, passed away on May 28, 2007, after a short stay at David Grant Medical Center.
She was born on Aug. 14, 1925, in Hutton, La.
A devoted mother and wife, Badine leaves a legacy of learning. Badine earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education in 1957 from Bishop College in Marshall, Texas. She taught in public schools, was a civil servant in the United States Air Force and was active in the NCO Wives Club at Travis AFB.
She was inducted as a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Delta Omega Chapter in 1957 at Bishop College. She was a member of the Vallejo Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and later co-founded the Alumnae Chapter in Fairfield.
Badine is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Earl Jefferson of Rapid City, S.D.; sisters, Elmira McCarty of Grambling, La., and Esther and her husband, Melvin Williams, of Los Angeles; brothers and sisters-in-law, Roy and Willa Richardson of Chicago, Charlie and Barbara Richardson of Gibsland, La., and Melvin and Alice; grandsons and their spouses, Andrew C. and Mischelle Jefferson, Earl and Katie Wikander Jefferson, and Adrian and Dana Jefferson.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Rosa (Fisher) and Robert Richardson; three brothers; three sisters; son, Clarence James Jr.; and loving husband, Clarence James.
Her family, friends and sorority sisters will miss her greatly.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. on Monday at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home. Rev. Jasper Lee will officiate. Burial will be at Suisun-Fairfield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the American Cancer Society, 1652 W. Texas St., Suite 110, Fairfield, Calif., 94533. Arrangements are under the direction of Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, 425-4697.
Clarence James (1926 - 2004)*
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