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IMOGENE A. (nee BROOKS) JAMES, 87, passed away peacefully the morning of Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Kingston Residence after a prolonged battle with Alz heimer's. Born Feb. 24, 1929, in Kilsyth, W.Va., she was a daughter of Charles C. and Betsy J. Brooks. Imogene retired from GTE as a data entry supervisor after 25 years of service. Imogene loved her family, especially her grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She loved to travel, cook, crochet, and record classic movies. She was a member of the Waynedale Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star (600). Surviving are her beloved husband of 64 years, Archie J. James; son, Archie F. (Susan) James; daughter, Betsy (Michael) Motter; five grandchildren, Benjamin and Paul James, James, Elizabeth and Thomas Motter; two great-grandchildren, Joshua Williams and Simon Motter; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and eight brothers and sisters. Service is 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road, with calling one hour prior. Pastor Rick Hawks officiating. Calling also from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Preferred memorials to the Alzheimer's Association or Heartland Hospice of Fort Wayne. To sign the online guestbook, visit
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