Mrs. Gladys Carter James, age 96, of Cedartown, passed away on Tuesday evening, Oct. 11, 2016 following an extended illness.
Mrs. James was born on Aug. 18, 1920 in Cedartown to her parents, the late Wiley and Annie Pearl Peace Carter.
She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Frances Cook, Mildred Ash, Dot Ward, Janie Spann and Patsy Jo Allen Eversman. Additionally, Gladys was also preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband, John Thomas James.
Mrs. James was retired from the Jockey Corporation, after serving for many years as a product Inspector. She was devoted and longtime member of the Pine Bower Baptist Church, being a member there for over 71 years.
She was very proud of her church and had served as a Sunday School Teacher and a G.A. Leader.
Mrs. James is survived by her loving family, her son and daughter in law, Tommy and Sandra James; her daughter and son in law, Maryse and Paul Dempsey; her grandchildren, Lance James, Chris Graham and Alicia Walker; her great grandchildren, John Knox James, Myra Stephenson, Lehren, Brooke and Cam Walker; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted on Friday afternoon, Oct. 14, 2016 at 2 p.m. from the Pine Bower Baptist Church with her Pastor, the Rev. Roger Kiser officiating. Interment will follow in the Polk Memory Gardens. Flowers will accepted or memorial contributions can be made to: Pine Bower Baptist Church, 100 Pine Bower Road, Cedartown, Ga., 30125.
The following Gentlemen were asked to serve as Pallbearers: Phillip Spann, Jason Spann, Allen Casey, George James, Paul Dempsey and Danny Ward.
Visit the memorial web site at www.liteseyfh.com to extend personal condolences to the family and to sign the online guest book.
The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Gladys Carter James.