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Almedy James Obituary
Almedy, our beloved mother and grandmother was taken by the angels to be with the Lord on December 23, 2015. She was 89. Graveside services will be held for Almedy on Wednesday December 30th at 2pm at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary - Valley View in Bakersfield, CA where she will be laid to rest next to her husband Grady who passed away in 1989.
Almedy was born in Stigler, Oklahoma on February 21, 1926 to Jess and Argie Taylor Coble. She was married to Grady James in Yuma, Arizona.
Almedy was preceded in death by her parents; siblings Leonard Coble, Vivian Burgland and Madie Tatum; husband Grady James; children Glenda Kay Gragg and Daniel Wayne Grotts.
Almedy leaves behind her loving family; sons Melvin and Jerald James, daughter Nancy McMaster of Bakersfield and sister Geneva Barton of Topeka, Kansas, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Almedy will be greatly missed and will be remembered as a caring and loving mother and grandmother; a good friend and neighbor, and for her really good home cooking.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Dec. 29, 2015
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