Ms. Verdell James

Ms. Verdell James

1942 - 2024

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Verdell James (Cox) was born on February 14, 1942, in Hamburg, Arkansas.

She was the firstborn child to Elder Charlie and Ruth Cox. She had a younger

brother, Charles Edward Cox.


Verdell and her brother, Charles, moved to Milwaukee to live with their

grandparents, Ollie and Alma Levi. Verdell loved the Lord and enjoyed

cooking, shopping, and spending time with her family. She was a proud

member of Rehoboth New Life Center.


Verdell went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday,

April 14. She is preceded in death by her mother and father, Charlie and

Ruth, her younger brother, Charles, her daughter, Darlene, and her

husbands, James E. James and David Franklin.


Verdell’s legacy lives on through her children: Catherine (Rick) Juniel, Danny

(Teresa) Whitelaw, and Tonny (Nicole) James; her grandchildren, Deandre

Cunningham, Nathan Whitelaw, Aaron (Janelle) Whitelaw, Kiara (Tyler)

Marsh, Crystal Whitelaw, and Yisrael James; her sister-in-law, Carol Cox,

niece, Carolyn Cox, nephews, Charles Cox Jr. and Corey (Jackie) Cox, several

great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and other friends

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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday, April 25, 2024
Graceland Cemetery Chapel
6401 N. 43rd. St
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States


Graceland Cemetery
6401 N. 43rd. St
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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