Tuesday April 23rd, 2024 10:38PM
Whitfield Funeral Home
Little Davenport
Hamilton Mill

Dennis James

Obituary Date: Monday, April 1, 2024

Dennis James, age 69, of Homer, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2024.

Born on January 16, 1955, in Commerce, he was a son of the late Clarence James and Velma Mae Christian James.  Mr. James owned and operated TZB Bread Inc. for 45 years before retiring, and was of the Baptist faith.  He enjoyed NASCAR, and racing in general, farming, and working with equipment.  He loved his family dearly, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Hugh William James, and a sister, Marie James.

Survivors include wife of 51 years, Shirley Ward James of Homer; son and daughter-in-law, Allan James (Kyllie) of Cornelia; daughter and son-in-law, Tonya Blair (Wayne Wade) of Homer; grandchildren, Tyler Blair, Zack James, and Bethany James; great grandchildren, Briggs Blair, and Ryan Miller; sisters, Linda James and Mary Sue James both of Ila; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services are 2 pm on Friday, April 5, 2024, in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Rev. Doug Duncan and Rev. Mike Wilson officiating.  Interment will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens with Rev. Bill Manus officiating.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted or memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, or by phone at (800) 805-5856, or online at www.stjude.org/donate; memorial donations may also be made to Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, online at www.nghs.com/foundation/hospice/#-donate-now

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Date
04/05/2024 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
175 VFW Post Rd, PO Box 725, Cornelia 30531