Irene C. Prince

Mrs. Irene C. Prince, 92, of Lake City, Florida went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, April 7, 2014, following her husband of 23 years, Jasper Lee Prince who passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Mrs. Irene was born in Bonifay, Florida to the late Jack & Exie [Dean] Cassady and had lived here in Columbia County since 1972. She was a loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed serving her Savior and helping others heal as a Nursing Assistant. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Johnnie Myrl Flowers, and her husband, Jasper Lee Prince.
Survivors include her sons, Joseph D. (Mary Rose) Hobbs of Jacksonville, FL and Bobby J. (Deborah) Hobbs of Panama City, FL; daughters, Patricia Annette (Wayne) Conk of Lake City, FL and Virginia F. (Michael) Kelly of Panama City, FL; as well as numerous grand, great grand, a great great grandchildren.
Services for both Mr. And Mrs. Prince will be held together, at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Athens Baptist Church with Pastor Tommy Bankston officiating. Interment will follow in Athens Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held one hour prior to service time (10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.) at the church.
 GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025. (386) 752-1954. Please leave words of comfort for the family online at

Funeral Home

Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
3596 South Highway 441  Lake City, FL 32025
(386) 752-1954

Published in Lake City Reporter on Apr. 9, 2014