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Jiles Henry “Jake” Horn

  • Birth 15 Aug 1919 Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
  • Death 21 Jun 2010 Pinellas Park, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Saint Marys, Camden County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 54062623

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

Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka is in charge of arrangements

PDN 2010

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  • Created by: Kristy Thomas
  • Added: 24 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54062623
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jiles Henry “Jake” Horn (15 Aug 1919–21 Jun 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54062623, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Saint Marys, Camden County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Kristy Thomas (contributor 46540700) .