ADVANCE - Lawrence James, 83, died Feb. 28, 2004, at his home.
Born Oct. 27, 1920, at Bell City, son of the late Joe and Laura Miller James, he was a graduate of Bell City High School and a retired farmer.
On Aug. 28, 1940, at Advance, he married Ruth Ramsey who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son Charles "Sonny" James of Malden; four daughters, Wanda Lou Bishop of Bloomfield, Doris Langston of Advance and Jo Ann Graham and Joyce Kelley of Bloomfield; and 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Six brothers preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Ray Placher will officiate.
Burial will follow in Rock Point Cemetery near Advance.