Earnest James

Published 3:14 pm Friday, May 31, 2019

Mr. Earnest D. James, born May 22, 1949, departed on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Ochsner hospital in New Orleans, at the age of 70 years old. He was a graduate of Vernon High School, a member of Plainview Church of Christ Holiness U.S.A. and he worked at Magee Feed Mill in Franklinton for over 30 years.

He was known for his smile large as the sun and he was loved by many.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his soulmate Cynthia Harvey-James; mother-in-law, Norma Harvey; a former wife, Winona Magee James, and three daughters, Shelia James Jefferson, Chassidy James Murray, and Felicia James; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren; three sisters, Lenora Young of Cleveland, Ohio, Jenella Burris and Vivian James, both of Franklinton; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 2, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home, 2000 Washington St. in Franklinton, and the service will be held Monday, June 3, at 11 a.m.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at www.crainandsons.com.