James Kelly North was born April 24, 1938 in McNairy County, TN, the son of the late Fred and Clara Wigginton North. He was united in marriage to Wilma Barham on June 17, 1956. He was a farmer all his life and a member of the Ramer Baptist Church. Mr. North departed this life on February 15, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee at the age of 78 Years, 9 Months, 22 Days.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Wilma Barham North of Ramer, TN; a daughter, Sharon Oldham and husband Kirby of Collierville, TN; a grandchild, Kellye Oldham of Collierville, TN; a sister, Nita Carter and husband Dr. Tim of Macon, GA; a brother, Joe North and wife Nancy of Bolivar, TN.
In addition to his parents, Mr. North was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Ray North.