|Birth: ||Aug. 15, 1919|
|Death: ||Jun. 21, 2010|
Jiles Henry "Jake"Horn, 90, of Palatka, died Monday June 21, 2010, at Woodside Hospice in Pinellas Park.
He was born Aug. 15, 1919, in Jacksonville where he lived until he retired from the Jacksonville Port Authority and moved to Palatka where he lived for 25 years. He was a very active and loyal member of St. James United Methodist Church in Palatka until six years ago when he moved to The Fountains in St. Petersburg. He loved and served his country in WWII for five years as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army. After he returned home, he married his wife, Cora Horn (Cora Lee Dyal b: January 28, 1919), July 4, 1947.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Cora D. Horn; parents, Jiles and Lucille Horn; and sisters, Carmine Love and Geraldine McCallum.
He is survived by nephews, Douglas Love, John Edward McKinley, Marvin McKinley, Mark Dyal, Ben Dyal, Herman Dyal, David Dyal, and Howard Dyal; and by nieces, Elaine Krauza, Kay Sikes, Rene Liles, Paula Barlow, Joy Estes, Mary Stephens, Barbara Hollis, Carol Dyal, Linda Dyal, Debi Ward, Patsy Courier, Betsy Coffey and Susan Martin and many other great nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.
Friends may call Saturday from 10-11 a.m. at the St. James United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 26 at the St. James United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Hardy B. Sandlin III officiating. Burial will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys, Ga. with the U.S. Army conducting military honors.
Memorial donations can be made to: Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, Florida, 33760.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the family at www.JohnsonOverturfFunerals.com
Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka is in charge of arrangements
Cora Lee Dyal Horn (1919 - 2004)*
Oak Grove Cemetery
Created by: Kristy Thomas
Record added: Jun 24, 2010
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