Mr. Douglas Clark James — 1961-2019

Published 10:21 pm Thursday, September 26, 2019

Mr. Douglas Clark James, 58, of Lanett, passed away on Sept. 19 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

The celebration of life service will be on Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Hermon Baptist Church, 1601 Magnolia Road, Lanett with Dr. Lamar Johnson, officiating and pastor and the Rev. Marvin C. James, Eulogist. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Baptist Church Cemetery in Lanett. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. A visitation will be held on Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

He was born on Aug. 16, 1961, in Lanett to Marvin James Sr. and the late Mrs. Alice Virginia James. Early in his life, he joined the Greenwood Baptist Church.

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Mr. James leaves to cherish his loving memories including his beautiful wife, Mrs. Lisa Latonia James, of Lanett; his father, Marvin James, Sr., of Lanett; three stepchildren, Mrs.

Shandricka (Orlando) Autry, Mr. Eldricka (Constance) Walker, of Lanett, and Ms. Kandricka (Lavonne) Walker, of Valley; four step-grandchildren, Yoshiana and Zylissa Autry, Elyrical Walker, all of Lanett, and Elijah Walker, of Camp Hill; four brothers, the Rev. Marvin C. (Melissa) James, of Anniston, Mr. Marvin (Vaness) James, Jr., of Columbus, Mr. Curtis (Audrey) James, of Valley, and Mr. Rodney James, of Lanett; four sisters, Mrs. Loretta Truitt, of Lanett, Mrs. Sharon (John) Dunn, of Valley, Mrs. Angie (Willie) Flournoy, of Valley, and Mrs. Nekia (Wayne) Booker, of Valley; one aunt, Mrs. Cora Lee Tucker, of Lanett; one brother-in-law, Mr. Ronnie (Evelyn) Hughley, of LaFayette; three sisters-in- law, Ms. Yolandra (Valire) Truett, of Hampton, Georgia, Ms. Brenda Truett, of Lanett, and Mrs. Elaine (Danny) Moore, of Fort Mitchell; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

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Unity Mortuary in Valley is serving the James Family with professional and courteous service.