James Lamar Mimbs

Born: Mon., Sep. 26, 1960
Died: Sat., Mar. 21, 2020

Graveside Service

3:00 PM Thu., Mar. 26, 2020

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. James “Big James” Mimbs, III, age 59, of Adrian, GA on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 3:00pm at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Ray Braddy officiating.

Pallbearers are: Mike Henry, John Page, Ashley Pollette, Athen Walden, Greg Barwick and Thomas Sconyers.

 Mr. James was the son of James Lamar Mimbs, Jr. and Carolyn Flanders Mimbs. He was of the Primitive Baptist faith. James had many jobs through the years and was considered a master of many trades, most notably his skill as a heavy equipment operator. James loved hunting, fishing and many outdoor activities. He had a passion for restoring old vehicles and was more than partial to a Chevrolet. He also loved cooking and his talent for grilling won him several cook-off competitions.  He was an avid listener of Classic Country Jukebox on Y96. James was preceded in death by his parents and his grandparents.

Survivors Include:

His Sisters: Melanie Braddy (Ray) of Statesboro, GA and Tracie Mimbs (Johnny) of Adrian, GA.

His Brother: Joel Mimbs of Adrian, GA

Several Nieces and Nephews

Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mr. James Lamar Mimbs, III of Adrian, GA  


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Leontine Leader
   Posted Mon March 23, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. James was one of my favorite people and he will be missed for his good works in our community.
Leontine Leader (Teenie)

Suzanne Hutchinson
   Posted Mon March 23, 2020
I always liked James. I met him at The Farmhouse when he came with this mother and then when he would come with his friends. I will miss seeing him.

Amberly Fleming
   Posted Mon March 23, 2020
Im so sorry for your loss . Praying for the family and friends..

Bradley Flanders
   Posted Mon March 23, 2020

Medium Spathiphyllum was sent by Brad Flanders.

You will live forever in our hearts. Love, Brad, Logan, Uncle Harris, and Aunt Barbara

Karen W Morris
   Posted Mon March 23, 2020
Melanie, so sorry for the loss of your brother. I will remember you during this difficult time. I know where your strength will come. Love you, KK

Chandra Moffitt
   Posted Mon March 23, 2020
Sorry to hear of the passing of James. I will forever have fond memories and thoughts of happy times spent in his company.
Praying for your comfort and peace,

Lynn Hutcheson
   Posted Tue March 24, 2020
James was always kind to me...i regret his passing...

Hugh Wren
   Posted Tue March 24, 2020
Sorry for your loss, thought alot of James always nice to the Wren family. Condolences to your family

Mike kersey
   Posted Tue March 24, 2020
Known for some of the biggest hands I’ve ever seen and one of the biggest hearts too. He was a big part of the community I grew up in. You will be missed!

Lisa Riner French
   Posted Tue March 24, 2020
James was such a good man, always friendly, and always helpful, and he will be missed.
My Deepest sympathy to his family and close friends.

Jeanie Smith Hooks
   Posted Wed March 25, 2020
Tracie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. James was a good man and I know he will be greatly missed. Prayers for you all that God will give you comfort that only He can give. May you find strength and understanding in the days to come.

Daphne Moye Jenkins
   Posted Tue March 31, 2020
My sincere condolences on the passing of your love one. I remember James and his silblings from our day at good ole ADRIAN HIGH SCHOOL. Your family is in my prayers.