Marie James

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JAMES, MARIE ESTELLE HAMMIE Marie Estelle Hammie James, 82, a longtime resident of Branford, CT prior to relocating to Davisboro, GA, entered into eternal rest Saturday, April 19, 2014. She was born to the late Amos A. and Mary Moore Williams, May 23, 1931, in New Haven, CT. She was the beloved wife of Jessie James, who predeceased her on March 31, 2014. For many years she was employed by Sero Shirt Manufacturing of New Haven and Turbine Component Corporation of Branford. She leaves to cherish her memory: daughter, Valarie Arrington-Steele of Northford; brother, Amos W. Williams of Delmar, MD; stepdaughters, Sharon Poteat, Bernice Lindsey, both of Baltimore, MD, Tracy Ross Hill of Atlanta, GA; grandsons, Arthur Arrington, Veldon Steele; granddaughter, Monique Morrison; great-grandchildren, Inari Morrison, Matai Thomas; and a host of relatives and friends. Her husband of 27 years, Landford Hammie, also predeceased her in 1978. A celebration of her life will be held Monday, April 28, 2014, at 11am at Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel St. New Haven, CT 06511. Calling hours will be Monday at the funeral home from 10 to 11am. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery. To leave a message of comfort to the Hammie/Arrington family, please visit

Published in The New Haven Register on Apr. 27, 2014
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Howard K. Hill Funeral Home
1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06511
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