Barbara Gaynelle James, 80, of East Moline passed away September 17, 2016 at Trinity Rock Island.
Funeral services will be 10am Thursday at Schroder Mortuary in Silvis. Visitation will be 4-7pm Wednesday at the mortuary. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens in East Moline. Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church or a charity of one's choice.
Barbara was born June 29, 1936 in Seymour, IA the daughter of Byrl Bryant and Georgia Gaynelle Conn Wilson. She married Myron Lee James July 18, 1953 in Moline. Barbara worked at Barjan Products for several years before her retirement. She loved gardening and was proud that she was able to travel around the world twice. She was also a founding member and very active in her church, Cornerstone Christian Chruch. She was also a resource for the young mothers in her neighborhood.
Survivors include her husband Myron; daughter Beth (Brett) Morley of Waunakee, WI; son John (Lori) James of East Moline; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild on the way and a sister Sharon Wilson Carey of Signal Mountain, TN.
Barbara was preceded in death by her son Michael in 1992 and an infant brother Phillip Byrl Wilson.