James DeVane

James DeVane

LUMBERTON — James "Sambo" DeVane, 73, passed away at Woodhaven Rest Home in Lumberton on March 14, 2014, after an extended illness.

A memorial will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Pauls United Methodist Church, the Rev. Bruce Skipper officiating.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lewis DeVane and his sister, Nancy Wright.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Pait; his mother, Myrtle DeVane; his sisters, Betty Barnes, Mickey Morgan, and Sarah Winkler; his brother, Richard DeVane; three stepchildren, Shelley Willoughby, Jimmy Hardy, and Mary Rose Martin; six stepgrandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday before the service.

On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.floydmortuary.net.

Funeral Home

809 EAST 5TH STREET Lumberton, NC 28358
(910) 738-8144

Published in The Robesonian from Mar. 14 to Mar. 15, 2014