Barbara J. James, 76, of Nebraska City, died Feb. 15, 2013 at Duff’s Friendship Villa in Nebraska City. She born on Aug. 9, 1936 in Onawa, Iowa, to Merritt Earl and Irene Frances (Belcher) James. She graduated from Nebraska City High School in 1956.
She is survived by brothers Merritt James and wife Mary of Lincoln and Donald “Dee Dee” James of Nebraska City; sister-in-law Diane James of Nebraska City and her sons Randy DeVorss of Lincoln, Danny DeVorss of Nebraska City, Bryan DeVorss of Julian and Matt Tillman of Nebraska City; special niece Rena Miller and husband Todd of Meridian, Idaho; great-nephews Randy and Hayden Miller; and numerous cousins, other family and friends
She was preceded by brother Richard James.
Funeral services will be Monday, Feb. 18, at 10:30 a.m. at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City with Fr. Michael McCabe officiating. Burial will follow the services at Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City.
Pallbearers will be Bill Balfour, BJ Reid, John Gawart, Don Kingery, Steve Vogel and Wes Royal.
The family will greet friends from 9:30-10:30 a.m., prior to the services on Monday.
Memorials may be given to the family.
Remembrances may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.
Gude Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.