Lois E. James, 69, North Manchester, went home to be with Jesus Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 9 a.m. at Wabash County Hospital. She was born May 19, 1944 in Wabash County, to Laymond Lee and Gladys (Perry) Clark.
She was a 1962 graduate of Laketon High School, Laketon. On Sept. 17, 1963 she married William A. James. He died Dec. 11, 1997. Lois was a homemaker and servant for the Lord. She was a member of Liberty Mills Church of the Brethren, Liberty Mills.
She is survived by one son, Frederick A. (Tina) James, Pierceton; four daughters, Mrs. Terry (Deborah) Barrett, Liberty Mills, Diana Wood, North Manchester, Mrs. James (Lori) Conley, Liberty Mills, and Mrs. Robert (Lisa) Haupert, North Manchester; five sisters, Mrs. Arthur (Nanci Lou) Moyers, Burlington, Iowa, Catherine Bettencourt, Wabash, Miriam Linkenhoker, Ijamsville, Mary Ann Coe, Wabash, and Laura Bradley, Ijamsville; seventeen grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. One sister, two grandchildren, one great grandchild and one stepson are deceased.
Services will be held Friday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, with Pastor Kelly Beutler and Pastor Erin Huiras will officiating. Burial will be in Laketon Cemetery, Laketon.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Lois James, memorial contributions may be made to Sarah K. Haupert Scholarship c/o Community Foundation of Wabash County, PO Box 7, North Manchester, IN 46962.
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