Lillie M. "Lila" McHome 95, passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 at E.T. York Care Center. A native of Iron City, GA. she came came to Gainesville in 1957 from Perry, FL after a short stay in Miami, FL. She was a member of Springhill Baptist Church where she served as a member of the Home Mission, the Mother's Board, and Choir # 1.

Mrs. McHome was preceded in death by her husband Foster McHome, Sr., children Annie Mae Cummings, Robert Cummings, and Bertha Lee Cummings Bryant.

Survivors include one daughter Annie L. Williams, Lake Monroe, FL; five sons Eddie B. Cummings, Philadelphia, PA. Rev. Charlie Gilmore, Alexandra LA. Alvin Toliver, Jacksonville, FL, Foster Lee McHome, Jr., Gainesville, FL., David Lee McHome, Gainesville, FL., Oscar Lee McHome, Newberry, FL; 31 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Funeral Services for Mrs. McHome will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 at Springhill Baptist Church with Rev. Adrian S. Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Meadows East under the care of Chestnut Funeral Home 18 N.W. 8th Ave Gainesville, FL. Visitation Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 from 2:00 - 7:00 PM Chestnut Memorial Chapel and on Friday at the church one hour before the service. The cortege will form at the home of Mrs. McHome, 1106 S.E. 19th Terr. at 10:15 AM.

'A Chestnut Service'

Published in Gainesville Sun from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11, 2012