Kenneth Gresham James
September 10, 1931 – August 9, 2015

Funeral services for Kenneth Gresham James, 83, of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 13, 2015, at the First United Methodist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Whit Byram and Rev. Ron McCaskill will officiate. Services will conclude at the Church. Private interment will be in the Cairo Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. James passed away at his home in Grady County, GA, on Sunday, August 9, 2015.

Active pallbearers will be Chuck Stafford, Ron Dixon, Jim Rinker, Bill Bass, Tommy Smith, Ron Spooner, Charles Manny, Wayne Pitchford, and Charles Renaud. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Burleigh Law Sunday School Class and members of the Cairo Gideon Camp.

Kenneth Gresham James was born on September 10, 1931, in Cairo, GA, to the late Walter Wilder James and Cecil Ferrell James. On April 25, 2004, he married Dorothy Moses James, who survives. He served his country in the U. S. Air Force. He owned and operated James and Sons Nursery. He was a member of Cairo Kiwanis, 60 year member of the Cairo Masonic Lodge. He held an active role in Gideon International, Cairo Grady Camp. He was a devoted member of the Cairo First United Methodist Church and was a member of the Burleigh Law Sunday School Class. Through the years, Kenneth has held many offices within the church that he dearly loved.

Survivors include: wife, Dorothy Moses James of Cairo, GA; sons, Thomas K. James (Laura) of Atlanta, GA, Donald W. James (Lisa) of Cairo, GA, William C. James (Vickie) of Cairo, GA, Gary E. James (Alma) of Cairo, GA, Richard V. Moses Jr. (Sharon) of Cairo, GA, J. Booth Moses (Marla) of Cairo, GA; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Beverly Guptill James.

Memorials may be made in Mr. James’ memory to: Gideon International, 1711 Lakewood Drive SE, Cairo, GA; First United Methodist Church, 318 South Broad Street, Cairo, GA 39828.

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

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