Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Michael Dewayne James

Born: 05/14/1964 Died: 10/03/2011 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: n/a

Michael Dewayne James, 47, passed away on Oct. 3, 2011, in Little. He was born May 14, 1964, in Talihina. He was the son of Andrew Jackson and Katherine (Baker) James. He was of the Methodist faith and a member of Hampton Chapel Church in Spencerville. He was a laborer of trade and enjoyed being outdoors. He liked to draw, go fishing, and making Native American jewelry. He was happiest spending time with his family and playing with his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Kelley Ann James and Sharon James; brother Dewayne James; and nephews, Bradley Lemmons and nephew Matthew James. He is survived by his daughters, Talisha Wise-Harris of Little and Sheena with Ted Richards of Soper; grandchildren, Terence Harris, Tiffany Harris, Taylor Harris, Vincent Richards and Mika Richards; the mothers of his children, Doris Hooks of Dallas and Milly James of Hugo; brothers, Andrew James of Wilburton, Mark James of Rufe, and Patrick James of Millerton; sisters, Donna James of Hugo, and Jackie Jennings of Millerton; aunts, Wynona James of Ft. Towson, and Evelyn James of Hugo; eight nieces; eleven nephews; and numerous other friends and family members.