Obituary of Alma James
James, Alma Elizabeth
October 12, 1926 – September 19, 2017
On September 19, Alma James (nee Miller) of Vegreville passed away peacefully at the age of 90 years. Alma was the second child of George and Annie Miller. She grew up on the family farm southwest of Vegreville and attended Old Vegreville country school. On completion, she assisted her family in raising her siblings and helping on the farm. In 1952 she married Allan James from the Lavoy area. They took over the farm operation in that year and continued to farm until they retired to Vegreville in 1991. Together they raised four children, Terry (Pat) James of Vegreville, Connie (Jeff) Dubyk of Lloydminster, Brenda (Tim) Heavenor of Cochrane, and Byron (Joan) James of Vegreville. They were blessed with 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Alma was predeceased by her parents, and her husband Allan.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Vegreville Alliance Church (4606 55 Ave, Vegreville) on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Darryl Crocker officiating. Interment will follow at the Salem United Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the “Vegreville Care Centre – Patient Comfort Society.”