Anita Vernice James, age 81, of Wolverine, went to be with the Lord on August 22, 2021.
Anita was born on December 1, 1939, to Elmer Zimmerman and Bessie Bair, who preceded her in death. Anita graduated from Grand Blanc High School in 1958. She was a pharmacy tech at Kmart until her retirement. Anita was a member of the Indian River United Methodist Church, loved participating in her ladies’ book club and spending time with her family. On November 1, 1991, she married William Thomas James, who preceded her in death (2013).
She is survived by their 6 children. Daniel (Denise) Coleman, Timothy W. Parish, Terry (Julie) Parish, Michael (Patty) James, Saundra (Jimmy) James, and William D. (Katie) James; her 14 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were her siblings, Betty J. Carlson, and Elmer Lee Zimmerman.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. at the Indian River United Methodist Church, 956 Eagles Nest Road, Indian River.
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.