Sister Mary L. Mellion James, a native of Plaquemine, departed this life Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. Sister James was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Mellion, wife of Mr. Herbert B. James Sr., mother of Joycelyn and husband Lawrence Hagan, Hermelda, Herbert Jr. and the late Doris James, and sister of Inez Carlin, Sam Milligan and Frances, Willie, Charles, Warren and Russel Mellion. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, a great-grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Tulane Hospital, Divata Dialysis Center and Canon Hospice are all invited to attend a home going service Saturday, Dec. 10, at Sweet Home Christian Center, 434 Jackson St., Kenner, at 10 a.m. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Pastor Mitchell Wilson. The Rev. Eugene Wilson Sr., pastor, officiating. Interment in Providence Park. Professional services entrusted to Majestic Mortuary, (504) 523-5872.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Dec. 9 to Dec. 10, 2011