Lois Lee James (86) of Greenup


Published on November 5 2012 5:40 am


Lois Lee James, 86 of Greenup, IL went to be her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Saturday November 3rd 2012 at 9:15 pm at home surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral services celebrating her life will be held Wednesday November 7, 2012 at 10:00 am at the Barkley funeral Chapel in Greenup with Pastor Roger James officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Greenup Cemetery.

Lois was born July 29, 1926 to Vernon Lee and Mary Elizabeth (Strader) Darling in Cumberland County. She married Dale James on September 10, 1944 in Greenup. She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, children; Sheryl (Mark) Fulton of Hidalgo, Roger (Janie) James of Greenup, Marilyn (Jeff) Taylor of Greenup, and Carolyn (Phil) Carr of Yale.

Grandchildren, Jon (Meredith) Fulton of Effingham, Grant (deceased) (Terry) Fulton of Lone Jack, MO, Jason (Michelle) Fulton of Newton, Kyle James of Toledo, Kevin (Tess) James of Washington IL, Erin (Andy) St. John of Greenup, Chris ( Heidi) Taylor of Greenup, Scott ( Becky) Taylor of Mattoon, Greg ( KaLeigh) Taylor of Mattoon, Eric ( Carrie) Carr of Hidalgo, Janelle (Adam) Kuhn of Hidalgo.

Great grandchildren; Grant Fulton of Effingham, Gabe, Dexter and Quincy Fulton of Newton, Cameron, Evan and Mallory James of Greenup, Emma St. John of Greenup, Max James of Washington, Mackenzie and Zach Taylor of Greenup, Madison and Brock Taylor of Mattoon, Ella Brooke Taylor of Mattoon, Ben, Claire and Emily Carr of Hidalgo, May, Makenna, Makai and Marshall Kuhn of Hidalgo.

Step great grandchildren; Ashley Fulton Scully of Warrensburg Missouri and Bubba Fulton Scully of Lone Jack Missouri.

Sister, Janice Clark of Hidalgo, Niece, Julia Kintner of Robinson, nephews, Gary Darling of Greenup, Jim Riddle of Newton and Jim Jones of Alton, sister in law Opal Darling of Greenup.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother James Darling and grandson Grant Fulton.

She was a member of the New Hope Christian Church, a wonderful loving wife, mother, grandmother, friend and neighbor. She had a lifelong love of sewing and gardening and making beautiful quilts for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.. She loved her Lord and strived to live a Christ like example for her family a d friends. She will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the New Hope Church, H.O.P. E. Food Pantry of Hidalgo or Lincoln Land Hospice.

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