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Children of Edward Newman James (1901-1982) and Ira Belle Denton (1902-2001) of Alabama:


1.  Dr. Jesse Clopton James: (Living).


2.  Vera Viola James:  born December 19, 1925 in Lauderdale County, Alabama; married Grady Holt; died October 17, 2017 (aged 91) in Saint Peters, St. Charles County, Missouri; buried at Greenview Memorial Gardens, Forest Hills, Lauderdale County, Alabama; known children include:  Jesse Hammond, Daniel Hammond, Nancy Holt and Margaret Holt.


3.  Malcolm Wallace James:  born May 9, 1928 in Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama; married Jessie Joyce Barnes (1930-2000), daughter of William Louis Barnes and Isa Belzora Butler; died May 18, 2017 (aged 89) in Georgia; buried at Byron City Cemetery, Byron, Peach County, Georgia; known children include: Edward Louis James, Rebecca Ann James and Jonathan David James.


4.  Dr. Bryson Lemoine James:  born September 12, 1930 in Florence, Lauderdale County Alabama; first marriage to Anna Marie; second marriage July 6, 1991 to Frances Pedigo; died April 29, 2017 (aged 86) in Sparta, White County, Tennessee; buried at Gardens of Memory Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee; known children include:  Edward Michael James.


5.  Edward Ira James:  born November 28, 1938 in Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama; married Pauline; died December 27, 2009 (aged 71) in Peach County, Georgia; buried at Byron City Cemetery, Byron, Peach County, Georgia; known children include:  Doug James, Dennis James and Jayna James.


6.  Graham Farris James: (Living).





Edward Newman James (1901-1982) was the son of Andrew Jackson James (1844-1902) and Martha Ann Britnell of Franklin County, Alabama.


Malcolm Wallace James (1928-2017) - After attending college he went to work as a superintendent at a fertilizer plant which he did for many years. Mr. James was a jack of all trades and loved to build and work with his tools. He was known for building houses, barns, and shops. He had a great sense of humor and loved cutting up with friends and family. He was a devout Christian and a faithful member of Church of Christ Hartley Bridge Road.


Dr. Bryson Lemoine James (1930-2017) was a former Professor of Horticulture at the University of North Carolina, former Director of Horticultural Research at the University of Florida and after moving to McMinnville, he became a Consulting Horticulturist with the nursery industry and many other clients. He volunteered as Director of Horticultural Research for the Southern Nursery Association and directed it's Annual Research Conference for thirty-seven years. He was the son of the late Edward Newman and Ira Belle Denton James, a member of Christ Family Church and veteran of the United States Air Force.


Edward Ira James (1938-2009) was a graduate of Auburn University School of Forestry. He was a board member of Middle Georgia Christian School, a member of Thomaston Road Church of Christ, and a successful farmer & nurseryman for 43 years




Family Records of Sandra and Edward Louis James.


Obituary of Dr. Bryson Lemoine James (1930-2017) published by High Funeral Home, 101 College St.

McMinnville, Tennessee 37110.


Find A Grave Memorial for Vera Viola James Holt (1925-2017), Memorial ID No. 184763659, created by Joy Favors, added October 29, 2017.


Find A Grave Memorial for Malcolm Wallace James (1928-2017), Memorial ID No. 179513517, created by Loree Beacham, added May 19, 2017.


Find A Grave Memorial for Bryson Lemoine James (1930-2017), Memorial ID No. 178903574, created by “KTS”, added April 30, 2017.


Find A Grave Memorial for Edward Ira James (1938-2009), Memorial ID No. 60280780, created by Ms. Clyde, added October 18, 2010.




Below - Malcolm Wallace James (1928-2017).




Below - Dr. Bryson Lemoine James (1930-2017).




Below - Edward Ira James (1938-2009).




Updated:  March 31, 2019