James Owen Graham was born in Cape May Court House, N.J. on September 4, 1956 to Stedman Worth and Mary Jacobs Graham. Affectionately known as Jimmy, he passed away peacefully in the early morning of March 24, 2019 at Cape Regional Medical Center.
Jimmy was a devoted member and served as a Junior Trustee at St. Stephens A.M.E Church in Whitesboro, N.J. He tirelessly worked at Jersey Cape Diagnostic Center for 44 years and took great pride in his work. During his 44 years, he was recognized in several newspapers and was featured twice on the local news. He received several "Employee of the Year" Awards. As of this year, future recipients will receive in his honor the "James Graham Employee of the Year Award."
Jimmy is predeceased by his parents Stedman Worth and Mary Jacobs Graham; his brothers, Irvin Graham and Darius Graham; and his sister, Nakoma Graham Crawford. He is survived by his brothers, Mr. Stedman Graham and Julius Irvin Graham and his sister, Anita Graham Shelton. His nephews and nieces include: Steven Graham, Jacob Shelton, Lois J. Bennet, Mary Kathy Graham, Wendy Graham Greene, Courtney Shelton, and Dontera Graham Scaggs.
The Funeral Services will be held at Christ Gospel Love Center. 2209 Route 9 South, Whitesboro, N.J. 08252 on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm. There will be a viewing held from 3:00 – 4:00 pm. The Repast will be held immediately following the Funeral Services at Christ Gospel Love Center. An Internment service will be held at St. James Cemetery in Lake Waccamaw, N.C. on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 4:00 pm, under the direction of Worthington Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro, P.O. Box 412, Whitesboro, N.J. 08252 and Caring for Kids, 31 East Mechanic Street, Cape May Court House, N.J. 08210.
Worthington Funeral Home is handling local arrangements.