James Helms, age 84, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at the Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Waxahachie. He was born on March 3, 1933, in Avalon, Texas.

A Visitation for family and friends is scheduled for 6-8 P.M. on Friday, January 26, 2018, at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Italy.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at 1 P.M. at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Italy Chapel. Interment will follow at the Italy Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home 109 S. Ward Street, Italy, Texas 76651. 972-937-2211.