Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat

July 20, 2010

Velma Jewell Taylor James

Pauls Valley Daily Democrat

Pauls Valley — Velma Jewell Taylor James, 84, was born Nov. 30, 1925 at Freedom, Ark., to Jim Joe and Myla Mae Smith Taylor.

She passed away Friday, July 16, 2010 at the Hugo Choctaw Memorial Hospital.

Velma James has been a longtime resident of this area. She attended school at Florence Chapel near Paoli. She once sold homemade pies at restaurants in Maysville.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 20 at the First Baptist Church in Maysville with Rev. Steve Spangler officiating. Burial will be in the Maysville Cemetery under the direction of John Williams of Winans Funeral Home, Maysville. Condolences may be sent to the family at