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Mrs. Juanita James

December 3, 1924 ~ August 8, 2018 (age 93)
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Mother Juanita James was born to Henry and Gracie McDonald on December 3, 1925, in Braxton, MS, she was the third of seven children. She later moved to Terry, MS, where she attended school. Like her mother, she raised seven boys and one girl. Juanita was a very diligent hard working mother who was constantly working. She was a self-taught seamstress. Juanita loved having a clean house with beautiful flowers growing around it.

Juanita grew a small vegetable garden and uses those vegetables to cook delicious meals for her children. She earned a living by picking cotton, A firm disciplinarian, Juanita raised intelligent, resourceful, and productive children. Although Juanita could not drive, she owned several cars and had people to drive her around. She loved receiving greeting cards, especially those that had "a little piece of green" inside.

Mother James was baptized in Jesus name and was filled with the Holy Ghost at Faith Pentecostal under the pastorship of Elder Donald Anderson. She later joined Greater Bethlehem Temple where her son, now the honorable Suffragan Bishop JW Moore, attended. She remained under the pastorship of Bishop Phillip Coleman for several years. In 1988, Suffragan Bishop JW Moore became her pastor with his wife, the late Evangelist Lola Moore, at Emmanuel Apostolic Tabernacle Church. Mother James faithfully served in the ministry to strengthen its growth.

Visitation hours will be held on Friday, August 17, 2018, between the hours of 12-5 p.m. at Peoples Funeral Home. Family and Friends Hour will be held also on Friday, August 17, 2018,  from 6-7 p.m. at Peoples Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Emmanuel Apostolic Church at 11:00 a.m. located at 608 W. Porter Street Jackson, MS 39202. Interment will follow at Lakewood South Cemetery.

Visitation and Funeral Arrangement are as followed


Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain; but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. Give of the fruit of her hands, and let her own works praise her in the gates. Proverbs 31: 30-31

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