Christeen James, age 89, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, February 10, 2022.
She was a native of Lawrence County, TN, retired clerk for the State of Tennessee Department of Agriculture and a member of the Lawrence County Historical Society and First Baptist Church of Lawrenceburg.
She was preceded in death by her parents: William F. and Martha Opal Marshall Durham; husband: Solon James; sister: Charlene Sanders; and brothers: Joe Durham and J.W. Durham.
She is survived by five daughters: Susan Messer, Frances McDonald (Ronnie), Terri Yates (Nathan) and Jerri Lovell, all of Lawrenceburg, TN and Gwen Simbeck (Troy) of Loretto, TN; one step-daughter: Joyce Gainey of FL; sister: Janet Gobble (Vance) of Lawrenceburg, TN; sister-in-law: Lou Durham of Lawrenceburg, TN; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Christeen James were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 14, 2022 with Tom Price and Keith Durham officiating. Interment followed at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens in Lawrenceburg, TN. The family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be offered by way of: www.nealfuneralhome.net.