Mabel Mason James, 83, of Seaman, Ohio died Sunday, December 9, 2012 at Eagle Creek Nursing Center in West Union. She was born February 11, 1929 in West Union. She was preceded in death by parents, George Allen and Stella Lucille (Seaman) Young; and husbands, Ray G. Mason and Paul Ray James; son, Michael Ray Mason; step son, H. Brent James; brothers: Mack Young, Kenneth Young and Hubert Young; and a sister, Della Ruth Young.
She is survived by two granddaughters, Alana (Gerald) Humphrey and Stephanee Mason, both of Seaman; step grandson, Brent Paul James of Seaman; step granddaughter, Bethany Humphrey; and daughter-in-law, Judy Mason of Wayne Township.
She retired from the former Adams County Hospital in West Union where she was Director of Medical Records for 33 years. She was a consultant with Adams, Highland, and Jackson County Extended Care Facilities, and was a consultant with Eagle Creek Nursing Center.
She was a member of the West Union Christian Union Church and had attended Countryside Church of Christ in Seaman. She was a member of the West Union O.E.S. Chapter 246; American Legion Young-Moore Post 100 Auxiliary; and the American and Ohio Medical Records Associations.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mabel Mason James Scholarship Fund, Attn: Alana Humphrey, 430 Tranquility Pike, Seaman, OH 45679.
The funeral service is Thursday, December 13, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Countryside Church of Christ in Seaman under the direction of Lafferty Funeral Home of West Union. Pastor Hannum Taylor will officiate.
The visitation is from 12 until 2 p.m. at the church.
The interment is at Manchester Cemetery in Manchester.