Miami Valley Sunday News

November 15, 1992 

EARLS, JAMES - James Earls, 89, 324 W. Ash St., Piqua, died Friday at the Villa Convalescent Center, Troy.  He is survived by a son, Leland Earls of Glendale, Ariz.; two daughters, Mrs. Edward L. (Delores) Richarson of Piqua and Mrs. W. Royce (Wilma) Nimmons of Cripple Creek, Colo.; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.  His wife, Althea M. (McCleary) Earls, preceded him in death in May.  Also preceding him in death were a brother, four sisters and a great-granddaughter.  Mr. Earls served as a minister for the Assembly of God Church for more than 50 years, retiring in 1977.  He was a member of the church, and graduated from the West Park Bible College in Findlay in 1926.  Services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home, Piqua.  The Rev. John Swint will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Leroy Clark.  Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay, Wednesday at 10 a.m.  Friends may call at the funeral home one hour before services.  Contributions may be made to Teen Challenge Christian Academy, P. O. Box 1160 Sundance, Wyo., 82729.

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