Joanne M. James

Dec. 12, 1933 - Nov. 11, 2013 -

Joanne M. James, 79, of Milwaukie, passed away Nov. 11.

She was born in Portland on Dec. 12, 1933 to Grace and Leonard Bartlett.

She is survived by: her husband of 63 years, Clarence James; children, Carolyn, Crystal, Jonathan, Corey and Paul; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister Barbara Nutt; and brother, David Bartlett.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. at the Sellwood Community Center, 1436 S.E. Spokane St., Portland.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Providence Hospice or American Cancer Association.