Obituaries

Connie Lea James 1943 - 2011 Theodosia, Mo.

Services for Connie Lea James, 68, Theodosia, Mo., will be at a later date.
Mrs. James died Monday, July 18, 2011, at her residence.
She was born July 4, 1943, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Lloyd and Elinor (Shaw) March.
Mrs. James graduated from Bonner Springs High School in 1961 and then went on to receive her licensed practical nurse pin. She worked for many years in the nursing field and spent ten of those years working as a hospice nurse.
On Feb. 22, 1963, she married Don James in Bonner Springs.
She and her husband lived in Lenexa for 30 years before moving in 2004 to the Theodosia, Mo., area.
She was a Christian and member of the First Christian Church in Bonner Springs.
Survivors include her husband, Don James, of the home; a son, Brendon (Sharon) James, Overland Park, KS; a grandson; and a brother, Harold March, Lenexa.
The family suggests memorials to Perry’s Orphans Sanctuary Inc., 1031 CR 144, Oakland, AR 71661.
Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville, Mo., is handling arrangements.
Online condolences can be left at clinkingbeardfuneralhome.com.