Martha Nelson James

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Martha Nelson James

  • Birth 29 Jun 1909
  • Death 3 May 2003
  • Burial Lexington, Holmes County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 54069351

Obituary
May 3, 2003
Funeral services for Martha Lois Nelson James, 93, were held Tuesday, May 6 at 2 p.m. at Southern Funeral Home in Lexington. Interment followed in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lexington.

Born in Chattanooga, TN she lived most of her life in the Mississippi Delta with her husband Walter Kevin James to whom she was married for 68 years. She was an artist known statewide for her portraits and other paintings. She taught many art classes over the years to children and adults and was active in the Methodist Church in Cruger.

She is survived by her seven children, Walter Keirn James, Jr. of Jackson, Lois J. Burns of Blue Ridge, GA, Maude J. McWhorter of Biloxi, Nellie J. McPherson of Columbus, Martha Nelson James of Greensboro, N.C., Alexander Leonard Nelson James of Caledonia and Nancy J. Pruett of Tupelo; 18 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Southern Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: Dudley Rinicker
  • Added: 24 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54069351
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Nelson James (29 Jun 1909–3 May 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54069351, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Lexington, Holmes County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Dudley Rinicker (contributor 46868765) .