JOHN EARNEL DIGGS

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DIGGS, JOHN EARNEL
Deacon
John Earnel Diggs, age 78, son of the late Deacon John & Christine Diggs, Deacon of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, former Head Operator of E.I. DuPont & 16th Degree Mason, peacefully left us on Sunday, May 6, 2018, during his stay at Haven Hospice Custead Care Center (Orange Park, FL).
The Homegoing Celebration will be held 4:00PM Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (Lawtey, FL) where Reverend Tracy McGeathey Lockley is Pastor, with Rev. Alvin Green delivering the Eulogy. The Burial will follow at the Peetsville Cemetery. Deacon Diggs will be viewed at the Funeral Home on Friday 2:00-3:30PM - And later at the Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (on Friday) 5:00-7:00PM; On Saturday, Deacon Diggs will be viewed at Mount Zion A.M.E. Church 30 Minutes prior to the Services - And with the Processional. The Procession will form at his residence, 21581 NE 17th Ave, Lawtey, FL, at 3:15PM.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife - Emma Newsome Diggs of Lawtey, FL; step mother - Inez Butler Diggs of Starke, FL; children - Christopher Diggs of Sarasota, FL, Cartrissa Diggs of Starke, FL, Dalton Diggs (& Tracy) of Raiford, FL, (John Diggs - deceased), Demond Diggs and Juvoyn Diggs of Lawtey, FL, Dewayne Tyson of Starke, FL and Joseph Felton of Lawtey, FL; sisters - Palm Lawton and Louise Hudson (deceased); brothers - Benny Dixon (deceased), Robert Diggs of Junction City, KS, James Diggs of Starke, FL; aunt - Alice Hamilton of Lawtey, FL; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.
Arrangements Entrusted To: DUNCAN BROTHERS'
FUNERAL HOME
428 NW 8TH St
Gainesville, FL

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Duncan Brothers Funeral Home
428 Nw 8Th St
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 376-2437
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Published in Gainesville Sun from May 10 to May 11, 2018