F. Maridene McCloud James, 84, of Eldorado, OH died Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, IN. Born on November 6, 1932 in Preble County, OH she was the daughter of the late James & Pearl (Winholt) Laird. Maridene was a member of Eaton Church of the Brethren and attended Eldorado United Methodist Church. She loved working in her flower beds and watching the birds and traveling. Preceded in death by her first husband of 42 years Clarence D. McCloud, Jr. in 1992; sons: Gary McCloud in 2006, David McCloud in 1997 and daughter: Katheleen James in 2003; brother Dale Laird.
Survived by her husband of 22 years: Melvin E. James; sons & daughters-in-law: Jim & Dianne McCloud and Richard & Betsy McCloud both of Eaton, OH and Terry & Penny McCloud of Richmond, IN; daughters-in-law: Kathy McCloud of Tennessee and Cindy McCloud of Eaton, OH; step-daughter: Debbie A. & Tom Patton of New Paris, OH; 13 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Barnes Funeral Home 220 East Main Street Eaton, Ohio with the funeral service 1:00 PM at the funeral home, Rev. Terry Campbell officiating. Interment will be in Mound Hill Cemetery in Eaton, OH.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association 31 West Whipp Road Dayton, Ohio 45449; Eaton Church of The Brethren P.O. Box 122 Eaton, Ohio 45320 or Eldorado United Methodist Church Eldorado, Ohio 45321. Condolences may be sent via www.barnesfuneralhome.com