James. C. (Jim) Atherton, 57, of Ingleside and formerly of Brady, died Saturday, Jan. 26 in Ingleside. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Atherton family plot at Rest Haven Cemetery under the direction of Don Miller, minister of Brady Community Church. In the event of bad weather, the service will be held at the Brady Community Church on the San Angelo Highway. Born Nov. 24, 1944, in Brady, he was the son of Leonard C. Atherton and Bernadine W. Atherton. He was a 1963 graduate of Brady High School and a graduate of Southwest Texas State University. He was an electrical contractor for most of his adult life. Survivors include his wife, Laraine Atherton of Ingleside; a brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Kathy Atherton of Tyler; two nephews, Greg Atherton of Flagstaff, Ariz., and David Atherton of Fort Collins, Colo. He was preceded in death by his son, James C. (Chuck) Atherton, Jr., and a sister, Elva Lynn Atherton.