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Mary Margaret (Hanaway) James

July 19, 1935 ~ July 25, 2020 (age 85)


Leopold, Indiana

Mary Margaret James, 85, passed away on July 25, 2020.

She was born in Perry County, Indiana on July 19, 1935, daughter of the late Albert and Mary (Taylor) Hanaway.  Also preceding her in death was her husband, Lawrence James in 1993; a brother, Lewis Hanaway and sisters, Alice Carr and Zelda Nislonger.

After 35 years, Mary Margaret retired from General Electric, where she had served as chief union steward and served as local secretary of the GE Retirees.  

She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and had formerly participated in Perry Central Band Boosters.  Mary Margaret enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing euchre, her dogs, Barkley and Daisy, was an avid IU fan and watching Perry Central basketball.

An avid volunteer, she helped with fundraising for Central Perry Fire Dept. and Leopold Conservation Club.

Surviving are her sons; Larry A. James and Roger James, both of Leopold and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM CST on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at St. Augustine Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Rev. Brian Esarey will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 PM and Thursday 9:00-10:15 AM at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Augustine Church Cemetery, Central Perry Fire Dept. or Leopold Conservation Club.

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July 29, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Huber Funeral Home - Tell City

July 30, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:15 AM
Huber Funeral Home - Tell City

Mass of Christian Burial
July 30, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Augustine Catholic Church

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