James M. Sermons, 82, a retired cement contractor, died Sunday, June 29, 2014, in Decatur.
No service is scheduled at this time.
James was born Sept. 15, 1931, in Alvord to Ruben and Lura Mae (Williams) Sermons. He married Mattie Greer Nov. 22, 1964, in Weatherford.
James served his country in the United States Navy and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Decatur.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mattie Sermons of Decatur; son Chester Roberson and wife, Gail, of Alvord; granddaughters Andrea Quintana and husband, Ben, of Decatur, Lindsey Gildon and husband, Andrew, of Decatur, and Christy Roberson of Wichita Falls; great-grandchildren Corbin Roberson, Natalie Gildon and Gabby Roberson; sister Betty Hipp of Roswell, N.M.; and nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son Charles Roberson; brother Arnold Sermons; and sister Eva Jo Lee.