James Savis, 87, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Graham. A graveside funeral was held Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 2 p.m. in Pioneer Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
James was born March 8, 1929, in Jean, Texas, to the late Roscoe and Ivy (Sinclair) Savis. He married Billie Jolene Calhoun on June 15, 1953, in Abilene, and she preceded him in death Nov. 14, 2006. James was a former employee of Graham Mill and Elevator.
Survivors include his sons, Larry Savis of Wichita Falls, Jimmy Savis and Allen Gathings of Graham; daughter, Debra Pruitt of Graham; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
James was preceded in death by a son, Darryl Savis.