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Charlene James passed away September 5, 2005. She was born January 24, 1946.
Survivors include one son, J.D. James; one daughter, Ruthy Lee; two sisters, Sue James and Galenda James-Coatney; two grandchildren, Ona and Issiah Lee; four nephews, Daniel and Kim James, Doug James, Johnny and Sherry Hartin, and Jerry and Malinda James; one niece, Shelly and Mike Taylor; nine great-nephews and nieces and a host of friends.
Galenda James-Coatney of San Diego, California, and the James family would like to express their appreciation to the Choctaw Nation and to Councilman Joe Coley for their assistance with burial expenses. The family would like to thank all staff members of the Talihina Indian hospital. Our special thanks to Marie Waggner, excellent care by the home health care and the provider. The family greatly appreciated the members of the Green Hill Church for the meal preparation and everyone who sent flowers, cards and food. Thank you to all who came to visit and pay respects to our loved one, Charlene James. Thank you for the kindness and empathy at a time that was deeply appreciated. May God bless you.