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Beverly Gayle “Becky” James

Ms. Beverly Gayle “Becky” James, age 70, of Gainesville, GA, died Sunday, July 22, 2018, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Ms. James was born August 7, 1947, in Chattanooga, TN, daughter of the late Alexander Leroy James and Linnie Lipham James. She was Baptist by faith, and prior to her retirement, had worked as a secretary. She was also a devoted mother and grandmother. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Randy James; and a sister, Mary Anne Henderson.

Ms. James is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Michelle Sauceman and Joey Downes of Cumming, GA; grandchildren, Kinsey Chapman, Joseph Downes, and Bailey Downes; brother and sister-in-law, Al and Tina James of Chattanooga, TN; sisters and brother-in-law, Kim Piper of Knoxville, TN, Alexa and Curtis Stoner of Armuchee, GA; sister-in-law, Amelia McCrickard; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorial graveside and inurnment services for Ms. James will be held at 3:30 P.M. Thursday, July 26, 2018, at Summerville Cemetery with Mr. Skipper Stewart officiating.

There will be a gathering of family and friends at Mason Funeral Home from 2:00 P.M. until the hour of service on Thursday.

Ms. James’ life was prolonged several years by receiving a kidney donation. The family would like to encourage others to consider organ donation.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association (