John James

Wednesday, September 19, 2001

DELTA, Mo. -- Funeral for John C. "Muck" James of Delta will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo. The Rev. Jessie Long will officiate. Burial will be in Dongola Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. today.

James, 75, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born March 15, 1926, at Hurricane Fork, Mo., son of Henry and Annie Francis James. He and Nellie Mae Wilfong were married July 16, 1949, in Piggott, Ark.

James was a mechanic at McDonald Concrete in Cape Girardeau.

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

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Mary Schott of Perkins, Mo., Janet DeBrock of Leopold, Mo., Linda James of Morley, Mo.; two brothers, Charles James of Chaffee, Mo., Hadley James of Arbor, Mo.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.