Lucille D. Horne
HOMERVILLE — There will be a celebration of life service for Lucille Delores Cunningham Horne, 88, of Homerville, on Wednesday at 12 p.m. at Brown’s Chapel A.M.E. Church, 111 Wilson St., Homerville, where the Rev. Etholia Kent- Cooper is pastor and her former pastor, the Rev. Gregory Lordnum, will offer words of comfort.
She was born March 15, 1928 in Homerville to the late Ben Cunningham and Lizzy Gordon Cunningham, the youngest of 11 children. She received her formal education from the Homerville Public School System where she graduated from high school.
She was a loving and dedicated wife who was married to Owens Horne for 46 years until he was called to his heavenly home Oct. 4, 2007. She and Owens lived in New York City for 36 years before moving back to Homerville in 1995.
She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, aunt and friend who enjoyed every moment she spent with her family and friends.
Early in her life she accepted Christ as her personal Savior and was a faithful member of Brown’s Chapel A.M.E. Church.
She answered the Lord’s call to her heavenly home on Thursday (Nov. 3, 2016).
Those left to cherish her memory include her sons and daughters-in-law, Gregory and Vernadette Horne, Billy and Betty Cunningham; her grandchildren, Nikki Nicole Horne, Samuel Jordan Horne, Corlissa and Marshall Edwards; her great-grandchild, Shywann Horne; her step-children, Lessie Baker, Owens Horne Jr., Valencia McCloud and Patricia Beckett; her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Mamie and Andy Jones, Bertha Thomas, Katherine Raymond, Jeannie Ponder, Burton Raymond; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends including Vira Mae McRae, George Mae Johnson, Connie Franklin, Addis Bell and other friends.
Friends are being received at the Horne residence, 611 West Plant Ave.
The body will lie in repose Wednesday at the church from 10 a.m. until the hour of service. Interment will be in Pine Forest Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fluker Funeral Home of Homerville.
HOMERVILLE — Elizabeth Pope Hendrix, 79, passed away Saturday (Nov. 5, 2016) at South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta, following a short illness.
She was born July 12, 1937, in Tifton, to the late Elbert Pope and Madeline Baker Pope. She worked for Standard Container, as a beautician and with the Georgia Forestry Commission at the fire tower.
She was a member of the New Vision Church of God and was preceded in death by one son, Sherman Harvey Hendrix Jr., one great-grandson, Christian Hendrix, and one brother, Albert Pope.
Survivors are her husband, Sherman Harvey “Hoppy” Hendrix Sr., of Homerville; two daughters and sons-in-law: Angie and Stanley McCall and Jaquita and Kevin Maynard, all of Homerville; two sisters and brother-in-law, Ann Savko, of Jacksonville, Fla., and Sara and Ron Blansett, of Adel; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Harry and Joyce Pope, and Billy and Susan Pope, of Melboune, Fla., and Doug and Jan Pope, of Jacksonville, Fla.; nine grandchildren; Mark and Brandi Thomas, Penny and Andy Vaughan, Melissa and Billy Johnston, Clinton and Mclyn Hendrix, Cassie and Clifton Flencr, Jessica and Rusty Hunt, Mindy Maynard, Stephanie and Corey Prince and Ricky McCall; 15 great-grandchildren, Caleb Henderson, Tyeler and Jonathan Harbar, Dalton Sheffield, Bill Hendricks Jr., Carlyanna Vaughan, Andrew Vaughan, Taylor and Mitchell Roundtree, Dillon Allen, Mina Hendrix, Clinton Hendrix Jr., Elexia Brooker, Connor Hunt, Kaden Maynard, Caleb Johnston and Caitlyn Johnston; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The funeral will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the Place of Blessing Church of God, Argyle.
Interment will be in the Shiloh Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 to 8 at the Place of Blessings Church of God, Argyle.
Sympathy may be conveyed at the online registry at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net
Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
John A. Vaughn
John A. Vaughn, 77, of Waycross, formerly of Fitzgerald, died Saturday (Nov. 5, 2016) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross.
The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Callie Garbutt Baptist Church in Fitzgerald, with the Rev. Sammy Smith officiating.
Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Wednesday in the sanctuary.
He was born Nov. 19, 1938 in Tifton to the late Charles Randall Vaughn and Pearl Vaughn Cash. He was a graduate of Tift County High School.
He was a forklift operator, having worked in logistics at the Walmart Distribution Center and Polar Beverage. He was a history buff and collector of civil war memorabilia. He was a member of Callie Garbutt Baptist Church.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Summer Vaughn, of Waycross; two grandsons, Tyler Vaughn and Ethan Vaughn; several half-brothers and sisters.
To sign the online registry, go to www.paulkfuneralhome.com
Paulk Funeral Home, of Fitzgerald, is in charge of arrangements.