Doris S James
November 8, 1926 - July 31, 2011
Doris S. James, 84, a longtime participant in Gila County Republican politics, died July 31, 2011 in Globe, Ariz.
She was born Nov. 8, 1926 to Ralph Shearer and Florence Cosgrove in Binghamton, N.Y.
Mrs. James was a member of the Gila County Republican Committee and the Cobre Valley Republican Club and the humane society. She was also owner of Cody James Electronics.
She married Cody James on Dec. 19, 1946 in Lordsburg, N.M.
Mrs. James was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Florence Shearer; her husband, Cody James; and a sister, Pat Sheldon.
She is survived by her daughters, Alice Skinner, Anne Johnson and Aline (Cookie) James; sons, Alan James and Jesse James; sister, Jean Sanford; brother, Ralph Shearer Jr.; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A religious service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 13 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Globe. A memorial service is at 11:30 a.m. at the Globe Elks Lodge.
Arrangements are being handled by Miles Funeral Services of Globe.