Mr. James A. Mize, 74, of Jonesboro, passed away, Aug. 2, 2012. He was a member of the Riverdale Masonic Lodge, Yaarab Shrine, and Scottish Rite.

He is survived by his wife, Glenda; daughter, Janet Mize Kidd, of Stockbridge; daughter and son-in-law, Lorraine Mize (Jeff) Durden, of McDonough; son, Gary Allen Mize, of Paducah, Ky.; brother, Andy Oliver Mize, of Rex, Ga.; grandchildren, Rhianna Kidd, Jarrad Kidd, Gary James Mize, Brandon Michael Mize and Christopher Allen Mize.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home. Interment will be at Fairview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, make contributions to: American Cancer Society, 301 Kelly Drive, Suite 3, Peachtree City, Ga. 30269.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge (770) 210-2700.