5/25/14 —– Johnnie Edman Horne

 Johnnie Edman Horne, age 90, passed into rest on May 22, 2014 at his home in Manchester, Tennessee.

Mr. Horne retired as Superintendent of the Gulf Coast Farms in Florida and moved to the Manchester, TN area where he was employed until retirement with Carrier Corporation, Inc. Mr. Horne was a United States Army WW II veteran and a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal.

He was born in Fort Myers, FL to his parents, the late James Elbert Horne and Clara P. Nipper Horne. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Shirley Mae Massie Simmons, Violet Viola Vick Scott and Betty Beatrice Padilla; and brothers, Linley Edward, Ernest Elbert, Francis Everett, Donald Edison, Kenneth Elmer and Robert Ervin Horne. Mr. Horne, a member of Trinity Baptist Church, will be fondly remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed farming, fishing and woodworking.

He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Betty Jane Hambrick Horne of Manchester, TN; daughter, Betty Marlene Kelly of Manchester, TN; two grandchildren, Chris Kelly and his wife Kim of Murfreesboro, TN and Erin Dobson and her husband Jim of Manchester, TN; three great-grandchildren, Loren Elizabeth Kelly, Maura Leeann Kelly and John Bridges Dobson; Gene & Linda Horne and Jim & Massie Shari; and a host of other relatives and friends.

VISITATION Sunday, May 25, 2014 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Central Funeral Home in Manchester,Tennessee.

GRAVESIDE SERVICE Sunday, May 25, 2014 Summitville Cemetery United States Army Military Honors.

OFFICIANT Brother Keith Thomason.veteran 1

CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME in Charge of Arrangements.