James William Andrews Sr.

BESSEMER CITY - James William Andrews Sr., 67, of 608 Jaguar Trail, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012. He was born in Gaston County.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Pearl Holt Andrews; and his adoptive parents, G.A. Andrews Sr. and Myrtle Holt Andrews.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Johnson Andrews; one daughter, Tammy Sawyer of Bessemer City; two sons, James William Andrews, Jr. of Bessemer City, and Eddie Eugene Andrews of Gaston County; two brothers, G.A. Andrews Jr. of Maryland, and Leonard Andrews of Piedmont, S.C.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mr. Andrews will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29 at the Woodlawn Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly with the Reverend Keith Johnson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the funeral home.

Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the Andrews family.

Published in Gaston Gazette on Dec. 27, 2012