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Mary R. James


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Mary R. James Obituary
Mary R. James, retired educator and resident of Hampton, Virginia, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. She was born in Salisbury, North Carolina to Gaither and Mary Ramseur. Mary was a graduate of Winston-Salem State University. It was there that she met and later married, Steven C. James. She began her professional career in the Hampton City School System and went on to work in the Newport News City School System until her retirement. Mary was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church. A wake will be held from 6-8:00 pm at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA, on Monday, June 11, 2018; a Celebration of Life Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, June 12, at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, 230 33rd St., Newport News, VA. Entombment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park. Mary leaves to mourn her passing, her beloved and devoted husband, Steven; daughter, Shari C. James; sister, Ruth Williams; sister-in-law, Virginia James; brothers-in-law, Vincent and Edward James; along with a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, surrogate/adoptive children and a multitude of friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of condolence in the form of donations to The Historic Neely School Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 784, China Grove, NC 28023.
Published in Daily Press on June 10, 2018
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