Betty West James of Oxford, passed away July 20, 2012, at the age of 88. Mrs. James was a world traveler. Her favorite charity was The Jesus Film Project. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Snellville. She worked as a secretary for the U.S. Government, Department of Defense. Mrs. James is preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Orvie Nelle (Echols) West.
Mrs. James is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Arnold Solomon; son and daughter-in-law, Dr. J. Donald and Dianne James; sisters, Norma Paine and Nancy Ginn; grandchildren, Brian James, Donna Callaway, Jeffrey Solomon and Katherine Solomon; great-grandchildren, Grayson Callaway and Finnegan Callaway; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. James will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, July 23, 2012, the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Pastor Bill Stafford officiating. Burial at Crestlawn Memorial Park, Atlanta, Georgia at 3:00 P.M. Monday, July 23, 2012. The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 22, 2012 from 3:30-5:30 P.M. and 7:00-9:00 P.M. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to: The Jesus Film Project; Campus Crusade for Christ International;