Cindy Joy James, 56, of Bridgeport, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.
Memorial service was Oct. 8 at Grace Fellowship Church in Paradise with family visitation afterward.
Memorial donations can be made in memory of Cindy to Relay for Life, American Cancer Society.
Cindy was born July 29, 1957, in Belvidere, Ill. She grew up in various towns in Michigan and attended Spring Arbor College, earning her teaching degree in music. She married Jeff James in Houston Dec. 21, 1986, and had a
33-year career in education, including 25 years as a music teacher and the remaining as a guidance counselor. She retired from Bridgeport ISD in 2012. Cindy fought breast cancer for five years.
She is remembered for her infectious laugh, her love for her family and her generous nature.
Cindy was preceded in death by her parents, George and Wyla Skene.
She is survived by her husband, Jeff; daughter Mary; son Austin; sister Marcia Brockway of Florida; brother Duane Skene of Michigan; and numerous nieces and nephews.