Clara B. <I>MERRELL</I> James

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Clara B. MERRELL James

  • Birth 4 Apr 1898 Mayflower, Faulkner County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 15 Nov 1967 Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 26857441

Mrs. Clara B. James, 69 years old, 3924 North 6th Street, Fort Smith, Arkansas, died Wednesday morning, November 15, 1967 following a long illness. A former resident of Van Buren, Arkansas. Mrs. James was born April 4, 1898 at Mayflower, Arkansas, the daughter of Mr.Jesse Leonida Merrell and Mrs. Georgia Anne Lockey Merrill. She was a member of the Trinity Baptist church.

Survivors are her husband, Cornelius; a son; a daughter, Virginia of Fort Smith; two sisters, Mrs. Latchey of Van Buren and loula of Jackson, Michigan; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was held at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Edwards Funeral Home chapel with Eddie James, the officiating minister. Burial was in Forest Park cemetery.

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  • Created by: Ronald Walton
  • Added: 16 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26857441
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Clara B. MERRELL James (4 Apr 1898–15 Nov 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26857441, citing Forest Park Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Ronald Walton (contributor 9245992) .