Betty L. James, 77, Clark, Mo, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. She was born May 8, 1940 the daughter of the late Roy and Susan (Brown) McCloud.

She is survived by three sons: Paul James and his wife Amy of Ashland; David James and his wife Sherri of Clark; Terry James of Clark; Two daughters Susan Heath of Clark; Tonya Hershey and her husband Rae of Gulf Breeze, Fla; 17 grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, three brothers, five sisters and one granddaughter preceded her in death.

Memorial services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Oliver Funeral Home in Sturgeon, Mo. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm until service time at the Oliver Funeral Home in Sturgeon.