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Obituary for James Klyce

James Donald Klyce, 91, resident of Piedmont, husband of Bonnie Whitaker Klyce, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2024 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Tennessee, James was the son of the late John Wood Klyce and Dorothy Canada Klyce.

James was a U.S. Army Veteran and retired from the Weil Brothers, where he was a cotton broker for over 45 years.

Along with his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Ladonna Spiehler Courville of Louisiana, sisters, Shirley Trantham of Covington, TN, & Glenda Klyce Cooper of Chelsea, AL, as well as grandchildren, Diedre Spieher Stock (Dan) & Douglas Spiehler and seven great-grandchildren.

James was predeceased by a son, Dr. Dony Klyce Foster, and a grandson, Damien Spiehler.

Military honors will be performed at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, March 27,2024, at M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery. The family will receive friends briefly following the honors.

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The Standard Cremation & Funeral Center is assisting the Klyce family.