Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

October 25, 2013

James M. Easley

James M. Easley, 89, of Fort Worth, passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in his son’s home.

Mr. Easley was born July 16, 1924. He was a retired veteran of the U. S. Air Force, served in WW II, the Korean War and Vietnam War and was awarded the Soldier’s Medal for heroism. He later retired from the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport.

James was united in marriage with Mary Frances Estell on Aug. 31, 1946; she preceded him in death on May 31, 2004, in addition to his parents, Chester Leroy Easley and Mae Etta Owen; his sons, Jerry Easley and Jackie Easley; and three brothers and a sister.  James was loved by all who knew him. He took special joy in all of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

James will be sadly missed by his son, Jimmie Easley of Grapevine; daughter, Janet Criner of Tampa, Fla; sister, Dorothy Brown of Corsicana; and grandchildren, James Easley, Patricia Brooks, Leslie Jordon, Lana Hill, Jackie Easley, Michelle Easley, Mary Easley, Shannon Monson, Daniel Easley and Emily Easley; and many great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home and Memorial Park.

Graveside services will be immediately following.

The family would like to send a special thanks to St. Gabriel’s Hospice and Palliative Care, Ashley, Darlene, Kate and Chuck.

Arrangements by Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home and Memorial Park.

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