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James R. Jeffery, 72, Longtime Mount Vernon Resident, Self Employed Painter

James R. Jeffery
James R. Jeffery Photo Credit: Contributed/The Daily Voice

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - James R. Jeffery, a longtime Mt. Vernon resident, died Aug. 4. He was 72.

Jeffery was born Nov. 5, 1940, to Willie and Thelma Golden Jeffery in Orangeburg, S.C. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1958 and was a self employed painter.

Jeffery is survived by his daughter, Jennifer (Darnell) Pough; two grandsons; one granddaughter; his longtime friend, Cecilia Hairston; goddaughter, Michele Tuthill Peterson; nieces and nephew; and relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents; two sisters; and one brother.

There will be a graveside service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug.10 at Oakland Cemetery in Yonkers.

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