Service for Mrs. Elouise Bryant McCoy Horne, 75, who died Aug. 21, were held Aug. 28 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Horne in Lumber City with Apostle Alfred Solomon, Minister Columbus Williams, Overseer Steward and Prophetess Marthalynn Smith officiating. Singing was by Peggy Fletcher and Stephanie Fletcher. Interment was in Dillard Cemetery in Alamo.
Mrs. Horne was born July 31, 1946, in Hazlehurst to the late Mrs. Sylvia Bryant Hatten and the late Mr. Grady McCoy.
She attended Jeff Davis County schools and was a member of Hazlehurst House of God under. She loved the Lord and was devoted to her family and was a homemaker. She was married to Mr. L. C. Horne, and they reared seven children. A creative homemaker who believed in keeping an immaculate house, Elouise was known for preparing her children’s favorite foods. Whatever they requested, she would cook it, sprinkle it with a mother’s love and affection. One of her son’s favorite dishes was smothered pork chops, tomatoes and rice, and seasonal vegetables. She was friendly, outgoing, loving, and kind. She had a wonderful sense of humor, an infectious laugh, and a beautiful smile.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband;; son Andre Horne; daughter Shoni Walker; siblings Grady Coleman McCoy, Isaac Lawton, and Lillia Baker; aunt, Gussie Jones; uncle Perry Bryant; sisters-in-law, Johnnie Mae Burger and Vera Lee West; brothers-in-law, Leonard McLauren and John Henry Horne.
Survivors include sons Tracy (Aaronica) Horne of Lumber City, Clarence “Red” (Lashaun) Horne of Hinesville, Darrell (Angel) Horne of Uvalda and Coleman Latrell Horne of Atlanta; daughter, Tabatha Smith of Hazlehurst; nine grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren; Genice McLauren of Lumber City, Brooklean (George) Wilson of Lumber City, Nelia Mae (Charles) Akins of Savannah, Josephine (Joseph) Brown of Vidalia, Robert Lee (Kim) Lawton of Vidalia, Ernestine Kurtz of Atlanta, Patricia Ann (Ray) Bennett of Douglas, Deborah Davis of Vidalia, Linda Moore of Hazlehurst, Andrea (Andrew) Jones of Valdosta, Freddie Lee (Sylvia) Lawton of Orlando, Fla., and Lisa (Aaron) Turner and Michael Lawton, both of Vidalia; aunt, Minnie Lee Hall of Hazlehurst; sisters-in-law Ethel Pearl Powel of Ft. Myers, Fla., Phyllis (William) Kornegay of Hazlehurst, Gilleann (William) Wilcox of Ft. Myers, Fla., Letha Cooper of Thomasville, Ora Lee McCoy of Hazlehurst; brothers-in-law, John L. (Charlene) Horne of Atlanta and Ennis (Blanche) Horne of Ft. Myers, Fla.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Pallbearers and ushers were Carlos Thomas, Keith Johnson, Eddie Garnes, Stanley Edwards, Jurran Gonzalez, Alton Stripling, Keshaun Butler, and Patrick Moore.
King Brothers Funeral Home was in charge.