Johnny Lee James
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Johnny Lee James
The family will receive friends at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home in Hartshorne today from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be on Friday at 2 p.m. at Dow Baptist Church with the Rev. Jason Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Bache-Red Oak Cemetery in Bache.
Johnny James was born on June 29, 1949, in Dow, to Alva and Ruby (Shelton) James. He grew up in Dow and had lived there and in Hartshorne all his life.
Johnny worked as a minister in the area, preaching at several area Baptist churches, including Dow, Hartshorne and Adamson and was youth minister at Adamson Baptist Church for several years, and was currently active in the Dow Baptist Church. Johnny had also served a tour of duty in the United States Army.
He and Sherri Willis were married on April 11, 1981.
Johnny is survived by his wife, Sherri James; a daughter and son-in-law, Shelly and Bruce Rosenburger; grandchildren, Taylor Daniels, Grace Daniels, Noah Daniels, Samantha Morgan, Abigail Johnson and husband Steven, John Morgan Jr., Treyce Morgan, and Kade Rosenburger; seven great-grandchildren, and three brothers, Jerry, Donny and Larry James.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Dana Morgan and Megan Daniels; a son-in-law, John Morgan Sr., and a brother, Pete James.
Pallbearers will be Alfred Smith, Albert Smith, Kade Rosenburger, Noah Daniels, John Morgan Jr. and Treyce Morgan.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dale Miller, Bill Morrow, Jim Whiting, Frank Pingleton and Burt Barnhill.
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