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In Memory Of The JAMES's

Corey Christopher

16th June 1983 – 17th August 2003

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Michelle M.

31st March 1981 – 17th August 2003

This memorial website was created in the memory of husband and wife Corey Christopher and Michelle M..
Location: Tucson, AZ
Country: The United States
Marriage Place: Gold Canyon, AZ
Marriage Date: 18th May 2003
JAMES, Corey Christopher
Age: 20 years of age
Mother: Donna James
Father: John James
JAMES, Michelle M.
Age: 22 years of age
Mother: Marjorie Burkhamer
Father: Joseph Burkhamer

Created by Donna on 19 Nov 2006
In Memory Of Corey Christopher James
DO'S & DON'TS WITH A BEREAVED PARENT WASHINGTON REDSKINS

Corey Christopher James (20) and his wife Michelle Marie James (22) were killed on Sunday, August 17th, 2003 in an automobile accident on Highway 79 in Florence, Arizona.

Corey was born June 16, 1983 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He relocated to Deltona, Florida on December 2, 1993.

Corey was a 2001 graduate of Deltona High School, Deltona, FL. He joined the U.S. Air Force in June 2001 and attended basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX. Upon completing his basic training, he attended tech school at Shepherd Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, TX. After tech school he was stationed at Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, AZ. Corey was an Airman First Class with the 355th Component Maintenance Squadron working on the A-10 warplanes, which were instrumental in the War on Terror in Iraq.

While stationed in Tucson, Corey met and fell in love with Michelle. They became engaged on Thanksgiving Day 2002 and were married on May 18th, 2003 at Gold Canyon Golf Resort, AZ.

Corey enjoyed all sports, especially baseball, NASCAR and the Washington Redskins, as well as his childhood pet dog, Chloe; but his true passions in life were his wife Michelle and the Military.

Michelle was born on March 31, 1981 in Janesville, Wisconsin. She was a 2000 graduate of Wayne High School, Fort Wayne, IN and was attending Central Arizona College, Tucson, AZ for her degree in nursing and expressed interest in Neonatology. She loved music, played the piano and loved animals, especially cats. Michelle and Corey recently adopted their first pet, a cocker spaniel they named Shadow.

Corey and Michelle touched the lives and hearts of countless people in their brief lives with us.

Corey is survived by his parents, John and Donna James, Deltona, FL; his sister Amy Sica, Deltona, FL; and his maternal grandmother, Frances Carter, Scranton, PA. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Caradoc and Hilda James and his maternal grandfather, John R. Carter.

Michelle is survived by her parents, Marjorie Burkhamer, Gold Canyon, AZ and Joseph Burkhamer, Fort Wayne, IN; her brother Michael Burkhamer of IN; and her maternal grandfather Michael Mounts, Gold Canyon, AZ. She was preceded in death by maternal grandmother Loretta Mounts.

Funeral services were held Saturday, August 30th, 2003 at Deltona Memorial Gardens with a gathering of friends at 10a.m. and Full Military Honors service at 12p.m. with the U.S. Air Force Chaplain officiating. Following the service, Corey and Michelle were interred together at Deltona Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements entrusted to Deltona Memorial Funeral Home, 1295 Saxon Boulevard Orange City, Florida 32763 386-775-4260.


Information and photos for this memorial have been used with permission by Donna James from Corey & Michelle's other memorial site below:

http://www.coreyandmichelle.com

Poetry In Memory of Corey James & Michelle James

Condolence Guest Book

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 15 Jun 2015 – Cindy from Deltona
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Corey &Michelle

 15 Jun 2015 – Christine from Scotland
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Corey, wishing you a Happy 32nd Birthday and reminding you not to forget to leave some of your amazing signs for your mum and dad. They love and miss you so much Corey and on days like your birthday, they need to know you are with them. Happy 32nd Birthday Corey! Love, Christine

 29 May 2015 – Frank from Germany from Germany
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Dear Friends and Family of Corey and Michelle, I am sending you now a quote of the the burial ceremony of Winnifred Whiteface Janis. (Sept.13 1938 - May 27 2012), which I was attending during my stay on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota at my visit of our God Son ICAMAN SPOTTED ELK Arville Looking Horse was helding the ceremony (peace pipe keeper in 19th generation - elder) Here are his words at the burial ceremony: "when tommorow starts without me and I´m ... read more

 26 May 2015 – Frank from Germany
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Dear all, I am very sorry to read all these lines here, because I was not expecting such a tragic. Today on our way from DeBary to MIAMI we saw this homepage on the back of a truck and after my friend and I went home, I had to look it up. I am writing now here in deep respect and from my heart (chanteetan). Corey and Michelle got great friends and family-members I will not forget this 26th May 2015 where I saw the message on a truck in Florida. Would be glad hearing from the family f... read more

 18 May 2015 – Cindy Sakalo from Deltona, FL
      email author
Corey and Michelle Another year has passed since you were taken. I will always remember the both of u. You are so loved and missed more each year. I remember the night like yesterday and I will never forget.

 30 Mar 2015 – Sean Stenzel's mom Mary
      email author
Happy Birthday in heaven Michelle.

 30 Mar 2015 – Christine from Scotland
      email author
Happy 34th Birthday Michelle, don't forget to give Donna and John a sign to let them know you and Corey are with them. Love Christine

 30 Mar 2015 – Diane/Mom to Jimmy Brozze from Pa
      email author
Happy Heavenly Birthday MIchelle sending prayers & love..Stay close to ur loved ones let them feel UR peace GB"

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Donna-Corey's Mom
4 Jul 2015
Donna-Corey's Mom placed this flower & wrote: Each day that passes, we miss you more & more. Always & forever in our hearts; we love you so much
vince heuerman
4 Jul 2015
vince heuerman placed this flower & wrote: sending my love to you and your family.
Donna-Corey's Mom
3 Jul 2015
Donna-Corey's Mom placed this flower & wrote: Happy 4th in Heaven, Corey & Michelle. Hope you know how very much you are loved & missed.
vince heuerman
3 Jul 2015
vince heuerman placed this flower & wrote: Be close in your family's dreams.
Donna-Corey's Mom
2 Jul 2015
Donna-Corey's Mom placed this flower & wrote: Some days are so much harder & today is 1 of them. I need to see you, talk to U, KNOW your OK...
vince heuerman
2 Jul 2015
vince heuerman placed this flower & wrote: Goodnight Corey and Michelle.
Donna-Corey's Mom
1 Jul 2015
Donna-Corey's Mom placed this flower & wrote: Corey, we are losing another friend. Please watch out for Jim as he passes & help him in Heaven.
vince heuerman
1 Jul 2015
vince heuerman placed this flower & wrote: sending my love dear angels.
Donna-Corey's Mom
30 Jun 2015
Donna-Corey's Mom placed this flower & wrote: Time only makes us miss you more. The hole in our hearts; the emptiness in our lives never eases.
vince heuerman
30 Jun 2015
vince heuerman placed this flower & wrote: Goodnight Corey and Michelle.
Donna-Corey's Mom
29 Jun 2015
Donna-Corey's Mom placed this flower & wrote: Corey, what I wouldn't give to be able to talk to you, to hear your reassurance. Miss you so much.
vince heuerman
29 Jun 2015
vince heuerman placed this flower & wrote: love and hugs to you and your family.
Donna-Corey's Mom
28 Jun 2015
Donna-Corey's Mom placed this flower & wrote: How I wish Heaven had a phone so I could hear your voice, your reassurance. Love you so much.
vince heuerman
28 Jun 2015
vince heuerman placed this flower & wrote: nite sweetest angels
Donna-Corey's Mom
27 Jun 2015
Donna-Corey's Mom placed this flower & wrote: We are always thinking of you & missing you. Nothing will ever change our love for you!
vince heuerman
27 Jun 2015
vince heuerman placed this flower & wrote: Dear angels, may your family see you in their dreams tonight.
Donna-Corey's Mom
26 Jun 2015
Donna-Corey's Mom placed this flower & wrote: Dad got upsetting news today. Please Corey, watch over us, send us a sign. We love you so much!!
vince heuerman
26 Jun 2015
vince heuerman placed this flower & wrote: sending my love dear angels.
Donna-Corey's Mom
25 Jun 2015
Donna-Corey's Mom placed this flower & wrote: We will never stop loving you, missing you & longing to be with you again for all eternity.
vince heuerman
25 Jun 2015
vince heuerman placed this flower & wrote: send angel love and kisses to your family.
Donna-Corey's Mom
24 Jun 2015
Donna-Corey's Mom placed this flower & wrote: If only wishes could come true. There's only 1 I would want and that is you. I love & miss you so
vince heuerman
24 Jun 2015
vince heuerman placed this flower & wrote: Goodnight Corey and Michelle.
Donna-Corey's Mom
23 Jun 2015
Donna-Corey's Mom placed this flower & wrote: Always & forever you are on my mind & in my heart. Love you & miss you so much it hurts.
vince heuerman
23 Jun 2015
vince heuerman placed this flower & wrote: Love to you and your family, dear Corey and Michelle.

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From Marc Katina
25 Jun 2015 – Marc Katina sent this sympathy ecard and wrote:
Jill, we want you to know that you and the kids are still in our thoughts and prayers and we are hoping you are doing the best possible. WE love you, please call, facebook, or text us, if you need to talk or need us.

From Michelle
20 Nov 2014 – Michelle sent this sympathy ecard and wrote:
May the comfort of God help you during this difficult time. Loving you always Michelle

From romy
23 Nov 2012 – romy sent this sympathy ecard and wrote:
Donna i think of you often i feel bad i lost touch with you some how i hope and pray all is well i dont always leave a message but i go and look at Cory and Michelle pictures and keep them in my prayers i hope u r taking care of yourself your one of the best mothers i have ever met what a strong love you have for your son love u hugs Romy

From Ruthie
17 Aug 2012 – Ruthie sent this sympathy ecard and wrote:
Donna and John i know today is a very hard day for both of you. Not that is only today, i know every day Corey and Michelle are in your mind and heart. I just want to tell you that both of you are in my prayer specially today. May God comfort you and give you strenght specially today. Love you both dearly, and Corey and Michelle will always be in my heart and mind. There is not a day that goes by that i do not think about them. God bless.