January 09, 2020

Gregory Allen James Sr., 54, of Norton, gained his wings Monday, January 6, 2020. He was born August 16, 1965 to Bernice James and the late Jesse A. James.

He was a 1983 graduate from John I. Burton High School.  He was veteran of the United States Army where he served with the 52nd Engineer Combat Battalion from 1983-1991.

He leaves with memories his mother Bernice James; former wife Mae Dingus; three daughters, Tiphanie Conerly, Whitney (James) Kost, Jocelyn James, and son Gregory Allen James Jr. (Diana); his sisters, Gwendolyn James and Crystal (Keith) Babb; special aunt Tonya Teasley; three nieces, eight grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends at 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 at Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home in Norton. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jimmy Mitchell officiating. Military Graveside Rites will be held in the Laurel Grove Cemetery in Norton. Repast will be held at Chestnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Kentucky Ave in Norton.