Saturday November 12, 2022 while it was peaceful and quiet, Adriane B. James slipped away to be with God. Adriane was born on May 19, 1958 in Norfolk, Va. She was the fourth daughter of the late
Melvin and Geraldine James. She was educated in Norfolk Public Schools, graduated from Granby High School in 1976 with honors. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech in 1981.
Adriane was a retired Program Manager with the Army Corps of Engineers in Norfolk and Washington, DC for a total of 37 years.
Adriane was an active Life and Silver Star member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® Upsilon Omicron Omega Chapter and member of the Ivy Heritage Foundation Norfolk. Her interest and hobbies were gardening, baking, helping youth, and sport organizations.
Preceded in death by her father and mother, and sister Brenda L. Morris, she leaves to cherish her memory; two sisters, Sarelda James-Green, Chesapeake, VA. and Shelia Johnson (Joe) Virginia Beach, VA.; one brother Keith James Chesapeake, VA.; four nieces, Cherwana Harris (Devin) Woodbridge, VA.; Shannon Johnson, Virginia Beach, VA.; Jordan James, Richmond, VA. and Jaylen James, Norfolk, VA. Two nephews, Damien Green, Norfolk, VA. and Wesley Johnson, (Caitlyn) Atlantic Beach, FL, a host of great nephews and nieces, other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers you can donate to the American Cancer Society and/or the Ivy Heritage Foundation – Norfolk.