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Edith James, 72

NEW CANTON, Jan. 1 – Edith Elnora Perkins James, 72, of New Canton, passed away in the afternoon on Thursday, December 25, 2008.

She is survived by a daughter, Janice Johnson of New Canton, and a son, Bernard James Jr. (Sondra) of Newport News; two grandsons, William Olando Johnson (Michelle) and LaMar James; a granddaughter, Kandi James; and two great-granddaughters, Kyra and Kimora Johnson.

Public viewing will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, January 2, at Thomasson Funeral Home, Fork Union Chapel, Fork Union.

A homegoing celebration will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, at Third Liberty Baptist Church, New Canton.

The family will receive friends at the home of the deceased after the interment.

Thomasson Fork Union Chapel, Fork Union, is in charge of arrangements.