KANNAPOLIS Mrs. Barbara Ann Fox James, 84, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at Carolinas HealthCare System-NorthEast in Concord. A funeral service was held at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 6, at Central Baptist Church. The Revs. Dean Hunter and Allen Reid officiated. Interment will be held today, Friday, June 7 at 1 p.m., at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis. The family received friends from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the church. Mrs. James was born Oct. 7, 1934, in Statesville. She was a daughter of the late George Leroy Fox and Lillie Pearl Holbrook Fox. She was a member of Central Baptist Church and Ladies Auxiliary at VFW Post 8989. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles "Sonny" Wentfield James. Mrs. James is survived by four children, Charlie James Jr., and wife, Lori, Susan Bumgarner and Judy Safrit, all of Kannapolis, and Debra Clem and husband, Leon, of Cleveland, N.C.; eight grandchildren, Aaron, Dylan, Lisa, Whitney, Nick, Angel, Dawn and Matthew; and 12 great-grandchildren. Remembrances may be sent to the family online at www.ladysfuneralhome.com. Lady's Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family of Mrs. James.