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Jimmy Lee James
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1936
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 2006
Hot Springs
Madison County
North Carolina, USA

Jimmie Lee James, 70, of 76 Old Dixie Road, went home to the loving arms of his Lord and Savior, whom he had faithfully served for 40 years on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006. He left this world behind after a long and courageous battle with A.L.S. He never lost his faith and still witnessed to whomever crossed his path.
A native and resident most of his life of Buncombe County and a resident of Columbia, S. C. for 20 years. He had resided in Hot Springs since October of 1999.
He was the owner and operator of Jimmy James Paint Contracting Co., was a member of Hot Springs F.W. Baptist Church, Madison County Gideons and served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean War.
Mr. James was a son of the late Frank Maurice and Ina Belle Littrell James and was also preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Marie James.
Surviving are his wife, Edith Gregg James of the home; daughter, Sheila Autry and husband Danny of Dunn; son, Willis James of Dunn; step-daughters, Judith Ann Parker and husband Roy of Pelzer, SC and Phyllis Elaine Mars and husband Dale of Honea Path, SC; sisters, Frankie James and Delores Owens, both of Leicester; brothers, Rex James and wife Ruth of Sevierville, Tenn., John James and wife Evelyn of Front Royal, Va.,Harold James and wife Freda of Overland Park, Kan., Ralph James and wife Elizabeth, Robert James and wife Pauline, and Jeff James all of Leicester; half-brother, Maurice Plemmons and wife Judy of Candler; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at Fairview Methodist Church with the Revs. Larry Arrowood, Bobby Hayes, Raandy Wood and Robert James officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Danny Autry, Jeremy Penland, Joshua Penland, Roy Parker, Dale Mars, and Ray Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. James Ladd and members of the Gideons.
The family will receive friends 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Anders-Rice Funeral Ho9me and one hour prior to service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Gideons International, Madison County Camp, P.O. Box 1182, Maarshall, NC 28753. 
Fairview Methodist Church Graveyard
Hot Springs
Madison County
North Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Jean Sherlin
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Record added: May 10, 2011
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Jimmy Lee James
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May you rest in peace.
- Poppy
 Added: May. 22, 2012

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