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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Obituary - Mildred MaryBelle James

Mildred MaryBelle James, 96, of Harrisonville, Missouri, passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020 at Crown Care Center in Harrisonville. Private burial will take place at Blairstown Cemetery in Blairstown, Missouri on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

Mildred was born on March 30, 1924 in Hastings, Missouri, the daughter of Elven and Mattie (Platt) Sledd. She married Harold James on November 13, 1941 and they enjoyed almost 45 years of marriage until his passing in July of 1989. Primarily, she spent her time taking care of their 5 children and the home, but she did work for a period of time as a clerk at Bob’s Country Store in East Lynne. Mildred loved to crochet, spend time outdoors, and had a love for flowers. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold; her son, Darrell James; her daughter, Darlene James; and her brother, Clarence Sledd. She is survived by two sons: Darwin (Linda) James, Tulsa, OK; and Harold (Sue) James, East Lynne, MO; her daughter, Dieanna (Donald) Van Benthusen, Harrisonville; many grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.