Wanda Faye James of Olympia, Wash., was born in Coolidge, Ariz., May 8, 1939, to Jack and Minnie Ashley. She passed away peacefully on her 82nd birthday, May 8, 2021, at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Wash.
Wanda is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ronald James. She leaves behind her son, Ronald James Jr. and wife, Nicole James; and grandchildren, Logan and Madeline James, all of Chehalis, Wash.
Wanda worked many years as a legal secretary for private law firms and the attorney general for the state of Washington. She loved gardening, time with her sorority group, cooking with her gourmet group, and time with family and friends.
There will be no formal funeral services, the family will gather to celebrate her life at a later date.