Mae Alice McArthur, age 51, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013. A lifelong resident of Lake City, Florida. She was born July 19, 1961 in Uvalda, Georgia, to Florence Sercey Waldon and the late Bobby Lee Hughes. She attended public school in Columbia County and was a 1979 graduate of Columbia High School. She recently retired from the Columbia County School Board after being employed for the past 23 years. She was a member of Salvation Holiness Church, under the leadership of her brother, Bishop C. Kenneth Troupe, Sr.
Those who cherish her memories: children, Shawanda Walker, Mortrell Timmons (Eugenia); loving and devoted parents, Florence McArthur and Willie McArthur, both of Lake City, FL., step-mother, Ava Mae Hughes, Uvalda, GA.; brothers, Bishop C. Kenneth Troupe, Sr. (Elect Lady Leatha Troupe), Lake City, FL, Stacey Hughes, Robbin Hughes, both of Uvalda, Ga., sisters, Arneta Paige (Roosevelt), Rose Wright (Fabian), Jackie Douglas, all of Lake City, FL., Patricia Douglas, Jacksonville, FL., Carolyn Jones, Valdosta, Ga., Aretha Boston (Tekelvin), Italy; grandchildren, Antonio Baker, Darren Mathews, Brook'Lynn Johnson, all of Lake City, FL., DeVeon Timmons, Gainesville, FL.; great grandchild, Amaya Baker, Lake City, FL.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at at New Day Springs Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor Lantz G. Mills, 1321 NW Long Street, Lake City, FL. Bishop Thomas D.A. Blue, III, Officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2013 at Salvation Holiness Church. 212 NE Jem Street. Lake City, FL.
In Lieu of flowers, please make contributions to The Salvation Holiness Church. P.O. Box 2074, Lake City, Florida 32056.
Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME. 292 NE Washington Street. Lake City, FL. (386) 752-4366. "The Caring Professionals"