Jayden Emilee James
23, 2007-February 28, 2016
Emilee James, 8, of Decatur, IN, passed away after an extended illness. Jayden
was born in Indianapolis to Jason A. and Robin R. (Roe) James.
Jayden was a 2nd grader and a girl scout at Adams Central. She attended
preschool at Bluffton Elementary. She was a member of the Life Church and The
Bridge Community Church.
Jayden was beautiful inside and out, had a heart of gold, and a smile that
could light up a room. She didn't know stranger and would hug everyone she met.
Her thick and curly hair could usually be seen affixed with a bow placed by her
mother. She was truly a blessing to all.
is survived by her parents, Jason and Robin James of Decatur; maternal
grandparents, Jim and Ginni (Roe) McDonald of Decatur; paternal grandparents,
Delmer and Alice (Pinkerton) James of Keystone, IN; a brother, Dylan K. James
of Bluffton; six uncles, Roger (Athena) Roe of Bluffton, Shaun (Karla) Roe of
Leo, Shane (Stefanie) Roe of Decatur, Brent (Amy) James of Thorntown, IN, Ryan
(Laura) James of Bluffton and Todd (Becky) McDonald of Decatur; three aunts
Deatra (Jason) Webb of Elkhart, Amy Shell of Ft. Wayne and Cathy (Wayne) Brooks
of Leo; 27 cousins and many friends. She was preceded in death by her
grandfather Roger L. Roe.
scholarship will be an annual tribute to Jayden and the happiness she brought
so many people.