OBITUARY

Freda Mae James

August 31, 1927November 27, 2012

Freda Mae James August 31, 1927 - November 27, 2012

Freda James was born, the 5th of 4 children, on August 31, 1927 in Keota, Oklahoma and passed away on November 27, 2012 in Auburn, California. She lived in Newcastle on Ridge Road since 1947. She was a stay at home mom doing what she loved – taking care of family, cooking (her specialty was homemade hot rolls), quilting and she was an avid bingo player. She went to work at Hilltop manor and retired after 24 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Davis T. James, her parents Floyd and Martha Brown, brothers Merle, JR, Alvin, and Vernon Brown, and her sisters Gladys Gunter and Verna Duty. She is survived by her sons, Vernon, David, and Jeffrey James, daughter Gloria (James) Spencer, brothers Tony, Gene and Ronnie Brown, sisters Helen Fowler, Virginia Johnson, Violet Mitchell, and Elaine Mann, 11 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. A viewing is to be held on Sunday, December 2, 2012 from 2pm-5pm at Chapel of the Hills, 1331 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603. A graveside service will be held on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11am at Newcastle Cemetery, 850 Taylor Road, Newcastle, CA 95658.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Sunday, December 2, 2012
  • Graveside Service Monday, December 3, 2012

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Reception to follow Graveside
REMEMBERING

Freda Mae James

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December 2, 2012

sorry to hear of this
buddy& teri bloxham

December 2, 2012

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Pete Livingston

December 2, 2012

I am honored to have known Freda - longer than I can remember. I hope to remain enriched by her style, dedication, and uncomplaining integrity. A humbling, and stellar example of how well life can be lived.

John Taylor

November 30, 2012

Freda was a wonderful friend and neighbor to our family. She will be missed. My best to Gloria, Vernon and David.

Alan Campbell

November 30, 2012

David,your mother was very warm and caring person, that I liked very much.
She had an enduring spirit and will be missed.

November 30, 2012

Gloria and family.. heart felt thoughts for you with the lose of your mother ... Love Susie Shingle Blades and family

November 30, 2012

Gloria, Iam sorry for your's and your brothers loss.Doug Hitchcock

November 29, 2012

I had the pleasure of working with Freda at Hilltop Manor in the 1980s, she was a lovely woman. My condolences to her family.

Mark & Iney Fowler

November 29, 2012

We are sorry for your family's loss. May you find comfort in knowing others care. God be with you.

Theresa Quinones

November 29, 2012

Freda was a very hard worker I had the pleasure of working with her and she was loved by all that know her.