Mr. Johnnie B. Chatmon, age 86 resident of Lake City went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the Lake City Medical Center terminating an extended illness. Born in Wellborn, FL., he was the son of the late Elbert Chatmon and Heneretta Epps Chatmon. He was employed for several years as a school bus driver in Suwannee County and later was self-employed in the pulp wood industry. He attended Wellborn Community Church in Wellborn, FL. Survivors include six daughters and five sons, Patricia King of Miami, FL.; Barbara (James) Haynes, of Miami, FL.; Emmitt Redmond, of Ft. White, FL.; Johnnie Mae, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL.; Harold Chatmon of Lake City, FL.; Mike (Christine) Chatmon, of Lake City, FL.; Larry Chatmon, of Lake City, FL.; Sgt. First Class Sandra Chatmon of Kuwait & Ft. Lauderdale, FL.; Johnny Chatmon of Lake City, FL.; Dorothy (Elder Borie) Hudson, of Lake City, FL.; Vearice (Rev. Antwine) Jones, of Lake City, FL.; Three sister-in-laws, Louise Lloyd of Miami, FL.' Priscilla Williamson, of Wellborn, FL.; and Claretha Allen of Lake City, FL.; 16 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; four god-children, Willie (Maria) Montgomery; Charlie, Roger and Rutha Mae Mayo; A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and sorrowing friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Johnnie b. Chatmon, will be 1:00 pm Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Wellborn Community Church with Dr. James S. Jones, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Jackson Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, November 9, 2012 at Cooper Funeral Home, chapel from 5:00 pm.
Arrangements entrusted to COOPER FUNERAL HOME , 251 N.E. Washington Street, Lake City, FL. Willis O. Cooper, L.F.D.