Dr. Melton Burton James, Ph.D., MD, 74, of McAlester, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at his residence in McAlester.

Dr. Melton Burton James, Ph.D., MD, 74, of McAlester, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at his residence in McAlester.

Memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at First United Methodist Church, 1501 S. 13th St., McAlester, with Dr. Charles Neff and Dr. David Cressman officiating.

Service arrangements are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service.