Birth Date: April 21, 1938
Death Date: November 24, 2017
Gail Lynn James, 79, of Decatur, passed away Friday, November 24, 2017 at Park Pointe Healthcare & Rehabilitation in Morris, IL, surrounded by her family.
Gail was born April 21, 1938, in Chicago, IL, to Royal and Eva (Cunefare) Brooks. She married David Hamilton James on September 28, 1958, in Newton, IL. He passed away April 15, 2007.
She is survived by her daughter, Teresa (Edward) Wrigley of Morris, IL; two grandchildren, Scott Wrigley of Fort Collins, CO and Nicole (CiarÃ¡n) McCann of Stokedale, N.C.; and one brother, Gary (Alita) Brooks of Effingham, IL.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, David; and two sons, Brian and Bradley James.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Gail James will be 1 p.m. Thursday, November 30, 2017, at Moran and Goebel Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday before the service. Burial will be in Boiling Springs Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Cancer Care Center Specialists of Illinois, American Cancer Society, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The family of Gail James is being served by Moran & Goebel Funeral Home, 2801 N. Monroe St. Decatur, IL. Please view the obituary online, send condolences, and share memories at www.moranandgoebel.com.