Joyce Josephine James


Joyce Josephine James, 88, of Yukon, OK, passed away peacefully at her home on July 25, 2020 after a short battle with cancer.

She was the loving mother of five sons, the proud grandmother to six grandchildren and the much loved great-grandmother to twelve great-grandchildren.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Josephine Sorenson; husband, Murray C. James; two sons, Mark James and Murray L. James, and brother, Nels Sorenson.

She is survived by three sons: Monte James and wife Darla, Mike James and Matthew James and wife Lisa; brothers: Dale Sorenson and Bill Sorenson; grandchildren: Matthew James, Chris James, Amy Salvo, Kimberly Grout, Kayla James and Katie Starkey, and great-grandchildren: Justice, Mayson, Hannah, Makayla, Logan, Nicole, Alexis, Kimmy, Wyatt, Ava, Aston, and Alayla.

Viewing will be held 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., prior to her funeral service at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Yanda & Son Funeral Home Chapel, Yukon. Interment will follow at Frisco Cemetery, Yukon, OK.

Online condolences may be signed at Arrangements are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Yukon, OK.