Lavonda Lea James, 59, of Edmond, Okla., passed away early in the morning on April 8, 2018.
Ms. James was born Jan. 13, 1959 to Carolyn Frazier James and Sheridan James in Lawton, Okla. She received her higher education at Central State University in Edmond, majoring in nursing. She spent most of her career in nursing, caring for the elderly. Outside of her career, Ms. James had many interests. She loved cats, especially Peggy Sue, who she adored. She was an avid photographer who had taken thousands of family photos. She enjoyed shopping for jewelry and knick-knacks and she had a large doll collection. Ms. James loved all the holidays and always tried to make them special.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Carolyn Frazier Parks of Edmond; her father, Sheridan James of Morristown, Tenn.; her grandparents Kenneth Frazier and Charlene Frazier Wilson of Edmond; and her beloved cat, Peggy Sue.
She is survived by her son Scott James Frazier and his wife Jennifer as well as their daughter Ashley of Edmond; her three brothers: Darrell and his wife Lyn James and their four children, Connor, Carson, Cameron, and Caity of Edmond; Steve and his wife Angie James and their two children Jenny and McKenzie of Oklahoma City; and John Derrick Ward of Edmond; her stepfather Jay Parks of Edmond, and her two stepbrothers Preston Parks and Clifton Parks.
Ms. James will be interred at the Waterloo Cemetery in Edmond at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home in Edmond.
Published on April 10, 2018