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James Washington04/22/2020
James Edward Washington was born, June 11, 1946, the son of Olious Omen Washington and Marguerite “Beady” Rumley and he passed away April 22, 2020.

A graveside committal will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. in Knoxville, Iowa, at Zion cemetery.

Services: Committal Friday, April 24, 2020, 1:00 PM,
Zion Cemetery -(Pershing/Knoxville)
1752 Hwy G62 Knoxville, IA 50138

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Marguerita Washington, Angelita (Antonio) Williams; siblings, Robert Washington, Shirley Harris; 3 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren as well as a host of extended family and close friends.

Henderson’s Highland Park Funeral Home – Des Moines, Iowa
3500 Sixth Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50313 | Tel: 1-515-309-6550

James Edward Washington was born, June 11, 1946, the son of Olious Omen Washington and Marguerite “Beady” Rumley and he passed away April 22, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa.

The family lived at 1665 Highway 5 near Knoxville, Iowa. James attended the Knoxville high school and later joined the US military.

On April 27, 1953, his father Olious Washington, died in a tragic coal mining accident.
His mother died at the age of 98 on August 24, 2014.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Marguerita Washington, Angelita (Antonio) Williams;
3 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren as well as a host of extended family and close friends.

A graveside committal will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. in Knoxville, Iowa, at Zion cemetery.

Services: Committal Friday, April 24, 2020, 1:00 PM
Zion Cemetery (Pershing-Knoxville) 1752 Hwy G62 Knoxville, IA 50138

Henderson’s Highland Park Funeral Home – Des Moines, Iowa
3500 Sixth Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50313 | Tel: 1-515-309-6550

Father: Olious Washington b. 1909 d. Apr 27, 1953 – Woodlawn Cemetery – Lovilia, IA

Mother: Marguerite Rumley b. Sep 2, 1915 “Beady” d. Aug 24, 2014 – Zion Cemetery
Sibblings: Olious Omen, Jr. Washington (Mary West/Kirkpatrick) b. Sep 17, 1936 – d.Oct 22, 2002
Shirley May Washington (John Lee Harris d. of Des Moines)
Robert Michael (Peggy) Washington Sr. of Dallas, IA
Patricia Annette Washington b. Mar 17, 1953 d. May 11, 1998