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Edna M. James, 82, of Big Spring, died Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. Memorial services will be 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Pastor Mark Lindsey of First Baptist Church of Big Spring officiating.
She was born May 4, 1932, in Comanche County to Minnie Myrtle and Forest General Gilchrest. She married Jesse James on March 15, 1953, in DeLeon, Texas. She was a Baptist. She worked at Cokerâ€™s Restaurant for 15 years and then worked in the cafeteria for the Big Spring Independent School District for 12 years.
She is survived by her husband, Jesse James of Big Spring; two sons, Terry James and Curtis James and wife Sarena, all of Big Spring; two grandchildren, Jake Allen of Leandra and Angie James of Big Spring; one great-granddaughter, Cassidy James of Big Spring; and one daughter in law, Danya James, also of Big Spring.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Larry James in October 2013.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Please pay your respects online at http://www.myersandsmith.com/