On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, Deacon Richard Henry James, husband of Shirley Clark James, entered peacefully into eternal rest at his residence.

Born on Thursday, April 9, 1931, in Manning, he was a son of the late Richard James and Lillie Mae Tindal.

Services celebrating his life will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church, 10331 Plowden Mill Road, Alcolu, where Minister Marcus Ellis will preside. The Rev. Hazel Charles, pastor of Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church, will bring words of consolation. Masks are required for those attending the service. The service of committal will follow at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery, 4170 Percival Road, Columbia.

Public viewing will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Fleming & DeLaine Chapel, 222 W. Boyce St., Manning.

In accordance with the requirements given by the CDC in reference to the COVID-19 pandemic, the family is not receiving relatives and friends at the residence.

Fleming & DeLaine Funeral Home and Chapel of Manning is assisting the James family. Online condolences may be sent to or