On March 23, 1951, God blessed the late R.L. and Minnie Routine Fobbs Warfield with a bundle of joy who they proudly named James Arthur.
James grew up in the Wheeler Springs Community and Church. At an early age, he was baptized in the Little Elkhart Creek under the leadership of Rev. J.C. Nickles.
He attended Wheeler Springs Elementary School (grades 1-6) under the guidance of Mrs. Lula Denby-Daily. Later attending Williams High and Ralph Bunche High Schools.
He married Annette Warren, and to this union, one child, E’Maria Synquon Warfield, was born. He later met his fiancée Patricia Wilson.
James’ passion was leather crafting. He made beautiful saddles, boots, purses handbags, wallets, and belts.
James is preceded in death by both parents, the late R. L and Minnie Warfield; three (3) siblings Willie Lewis Warfield, Raye Katherine Edgley, and Geneva Lipscomb Shepherd.
He leaves to cherish his memories, Patricia Wilson; a loving daughter E’Maria Synquon Warfield; three siblings Charlie “Frank” Warfield (Mary), Tyler, TX, Bobbie Benton, Crockett, TX, Bettye Glenn (Ricky) Houston, TX; three grandchildren Journey, Kamron and Marqes; a host of nieces, nephews, (great and great-great cousins), and special friends who will miss him dearly.
Visitation: January 6, 2018, at 10:00 AM Wheeler Springs Baptist Church 635 County Road 2106 Crockett, TX 75835
Service: January 6, 2018, at 11:00 AM Wheeler Springs Baptist Church 635 County Road 2106 Crockett, TX 75835
Interment: Halls Cemetery Crockett TX