AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Saturday, January 4, 2003, at Jennings Health Care, Mrs. Mable M. James, 83, formerly of B. Street, Augusta. Mrs. James is survived by her daughter, LaVerne Atkins, Augusta; sons, Ronnie T. James of Martinez and Jerry W. James of Shell Bluff; grandchildren, Belinda Thigpen, Kenny and Mark Atkins, Duane James, Michael Alexander James, Christopher David James, Cindy James and Connie James; also 12 great grandchildren. Mrs. James was born in Augusta, the daughter of the late William Lafatte and Carrie Leonard Byce. She had worked at Enterprise Mill and was a homemaker. She was a faithful member of the Morningside Baptist Church. Graveside services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Westview Cemetery with The Reverend Kevin J. Steele of Morningside Baptist Church officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 until 4 p.m. at the Hatcher Funeral Home, Augusta.
The Augusta Chronicle January 5, 2003