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Barbara McLain James

September 14, 1934 — November 23, 2020

Barbara McLain James

Chesterfield, SC

Mrs. Barbara McLain James, age 86, entered into rest on Monday, November 23, 2020. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at St. John Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Patrick, SC by Rev. Donald Wallace, Sr. The family will greet friends following the service in the cemetery.

Mrs. James was born September 14, 1934 in Chesterfield, SC a daughter of the late Clyde and Nell Smith Burch. Barbara was a retired supervisor at Cheraw Dye and Finishing and a member of Thompson Creek Baptist Church. She enjoyed visiting with friends and loved to work in her flowers.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. James was preceded in death by her husbands, Conrad McLain and Jack James; sons, Tony McLain and Jeffrey Scott McLain; infant daughter; grandson, Gary McLain; and sisters, Madella, Lois Burch, and Marion Burch.

Survivors include her granddaughter, Jessica Nicole McLain, of Chesterfield, SC; great-grandchildren, Zach McCormick, Kadin McLain, Jonathan McLain, and Jemma McLain; special niece, Shelby (Tommy) Bailey of Patrick, SC; and numerous other nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a huge thank you Mrs. Diana Yaden and Mrs. Mona Teal for the loving and compassionate care shown to Mrs. Barbara. Also, to all the ladies in the community for the visits, calls, prayers, and meals that they have provided over the last year and a half.

Memorials may be made to Regency SouthernCare Hospice of Chesterfield, 205 E. Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709.

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home ( of Chesterfield, SC is serving the James family.

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am

St. John Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery (Patrick, SC)


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