James Milam

Thursday, July 10, 2003

James R. "Jim" Milam, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 5, 2003, at his home.

He was born March 13, 1926, in Milam, Tenn., son of Henry Clay and May Frances Dodson Milam.

Milam moved to Cape Girardeau from Alabama, where he was a self-employed timber worker.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include two sons; a daughter; four sisters, Margaret Goode of Bell, Tenn., Blondell Smithwick of Cape Girardeau, Laverne Milam of Alabama, and Sally Lee of Alamo, Tenn.

He was preceded in death by a son.

There is no visitation or service. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.

McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.