Easter Mae James - Caraway

Friday, May 13, 2005

Easter Mae James, 89, of Caraway, died Monday, May 2, 2005, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center.

Born in Cardwell, she was a retired cafeteria employee for Riverside School District at Caraway and member of First Assembly of God at Black Oak and the Caraway Senior Citizen's Club.

Survivors include two daughters, Clara Kelly of Jonesboro and Alene Shirley Underwood of Batesville; a son, Eddie James of Black Oak; a sister, Jean Caldwell of Jonesboro; a brother, James W. Moss of Damascus; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, A.O. "Corkey" James; four brothers; four sisters; and one grandson.

The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Thu8rsday at Langford-Bookout Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Billy Moore and Rev. Rex Dickey officiating. Burial was in the Caraway Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Chris Jennings, Jared Seeman, Roy Brewer, Lynn Powell, Bob Holt and Bill Pendergraft.

Honorary pallbearers were Kent Gipson, Wayne Nall, Leon Davis, Cleffie Gipson, Lavern Ladd, Roger Bell, Vondella Davis, George Gipson, Ruth Rhodes, Eula and Earl Cobb, Ruby and Laverna Anderson, and Helen and Lynn Stevens.

The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial to consider the Black Oak First Assembly of God, St. Bernards Hospice or Arkansas Cancer Society.