James Thomas Daniels, 56, died Thursday, March 20, 2008.
Services were held Friday, March 28, from St. Peter Rescue Mission Church of Christ with Rev. James Jones officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery with House of Peoples Funeral Home in charge.
He was born Feb. 17, 1952, to Jack and Ruthie Lee Crawford Daniels in Hazlehurst. He graduated from Parrish High School in 1970 and attended Utica Junior College and Jackson State University where he received a BS degree in 1974 and a MS in 1976 in social studies. He worked in Cleveland, OH, Miss. Job Corps in Crystal Springs and Miss. State Hospital at Whitfield.
He became a 32 degree mason at Sollie B. Norwood Masonic Lodge #699 and belonged to the Jackson Consistory #117.
He married Lover Booker and they had a daughter, Angela Monique Booker. He later married Elaine Marie Jackson Daniels.
Survivors include his wife, Elaine; daughter, Angela Booker (Stacy Hill) of Hazlehurst; stepsons, Cleveland Darcel (Terniki) Jackson, Dennis Darrell Jackson and Jason Anton all of Florence, Nathan Anthuan Jackson of Dallas, TX; mother, Rebecca Harper; and two step-grandchildren.