2009-06-11 / Obituaries

Emily Brown James

Graveside services for Emily Brown James, 91, of Gainesville were held at Cartecay United Methodist Church in Ellijay with Rev. Hugh Cauthen officiating. She died May 28, 2009.

Mrs. James was born in the Bethel community of Wilkes County and was the daughter of the late Burrell Ficklen and Kate Smith Brown. She attended Young Harris College and graduated from the University of Georgia and was a longtime educator. She retired from Lyman Hall Elementary School in Gainesville after 42 years of teaching. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Gainesville. She was the widow of Howard B. James, sister of the late Ira Brown, Katie Brown Wickersham, Lou Ellen Brown Cofer, and Ellis Brown, all of Washington.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews, including Laura Wickersham Toburen, and Blakey Brown of Washington..

Little and Davenport Funeral Home of Gainesville was in charge of arrangements.

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