Linda James

Obituary of Linda James

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Linda Jane Cooke James, 73, wife of Larry Gene James for 52 years, went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 25, 2023.


Mrs. James was born in Greenville to the late Roy Benjamin Cooke, Sr. and Edna Keeler Cooke.  Linda was an animal lover at heart.  In her own way, she was a loving mother and grandmother.


Surviving are a daughter, Crystal Newman; a brother, Roy Cooke, Jr. with wife Susan; two grandchildren, Brandon Newman with wife Ella, and Megan Newman; five great-grandchildren, Kenneth, Julia, Kyler, Kylin, and Kylaiah; a two nephews, MAJ Raineer Cooke, and Kevin Purgason with wife Cecelia.  She was predeceased by a sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Bubba Purgason.


Services will be private. 

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