Mary Jane James

August 4, 1950 - December 26, 2010

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Mrs. Mary Jane James, 60, a retired first grade teacher at Gateway Christian Academy in Pascagoula, Mississippi, died Sunday, December 26, 2010 at her home in Oxford, Mississippi.

A former resident of Moss Point, Mississippi, Mrs. James was a member of First Baptist Church in Moss Point where she taught Sunday School, was an active member of her Sunday School Class and taught Vacation Bible School. She also played the saxophone and hand bells in the church choir. Mrs. James was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa teaching society and a volunteer for Camp Bluebird for cancer awareness.

Survivors include her husband, Danny R. James of Oxford, Mississippi; two daughters, Jillian James Foster of Oxford and Lyla Brooke Sward of Vancleave, Mississippi, and one grandchild, Autry Ford Foster.

Her dedication and tireless devotion to GATEWAY will be long remembered by her friends and former students.