December 2, 2020

Mr. James Stanley Horne

HorneMr. James Stanley Horne, age 78, of Newnan passed away on June 20, 2015.

He was born on March 10, 1937, in Newnan and was the son of the late Robert Hewlet and Martha Frances Crain Horne.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wives, Lillian Callahan Horne in 1998 and Helen Yates Horne in 2010.

He is also predeceased by a daughter, Laura Elaine Horne; a sister, Annie Horne Langley; and a brother, Robert H. Horne Jr.

He had worked as a die maker for The James River Corporation for 39 years. He was a member of Elim Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon.

James had also served as a member of The Board of Directors of The Rutledge Center and had been instrumental in the founding of The Open Door School in 1968.

James coached Little League at The Coweta County Recreation Center for a number of years. He was an avid fan of the Georgia Bulldogs and Atlanta Braves.

James is survived by a daughter, Catherine Horne Gent; sons, Edward James Horne, Ronald Stanley Horne and his wife Sara Webb Horne; grandsons, Christopher Ronald Horne and his wife Nikki Barber Horne, Alexander Jacob Horne, Timothy James Gent and Benjamin Thomas Gent.

Funeral arrangements are by McKoon Funeral Home at 38 Jackson St., where the family will receive friends on Monday between 6 and 8 p.m.

The funeral service will be on Tuesday, June 23 at 2 p.m. in the McKoon Funeral Home chapel with Reverend Mike Harris and Reverend F.D. McWhorter officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

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