Jesse Frank James Sr.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

FISK, Mo.-- Jessie Frank James Sr., 76, of Poplar Bluff, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Mr. James was born Sept. 18, 1938, in Broseley. He moved to Orange County, Calif., in 1961. He moved back to Butler County in 2004. He had served in the Navy Seabees.

He is survived by his wife, Betty James; four children, Sammy James, Jana James-Lindsey, Ronnie James and Jessie James Jr.; three grandchildren, Ronnie James II, Wyatt James Lindsey, Emma Rose Lindsey; two great-grandchildren, Massimo James and Reya James; one sister, Shirley Christianson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harmon and Grace James; three brothers, Laverne, Bobby, Lavell; and one sister, Lavenia Jones

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, at White-Sanders Funeral Home in Fisk. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at Brown Chapel Cemetery at Broseley.