Lucile McKoone

Lucile Virginia McKoone

Lucile McKoone, 99, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, July 28th. She was born December 26, 1914 in Ocilla, GA to Reason Paulk and Fannie Lee Tomberlin. She was predeceased by her parents, all of her siblings Mattie, John, Jim, Mildred, C.W., and Tommy, her husband Mac McKoone, and her two sons, Michael McKoone and Jack Franklin.

Lucile was a longtime member of Lake Talquin Baptist Church and was strong in her faith in God. She had a quick wit and great sense of humor. She never met a stranger and always made you feel like "family." She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her daughter, Julia Gillette-Jansen (Jeff), daughter in law, Lynn Franklin, 7 grandchildren, Jennifer Rigdon (Rocky Allen), Jeffrey Rigdon, Dodd Franklin (Barbara), Dale Franklin (Ed-Jane), Darby Franklin, Doug Franklin (Concheta), Deborah Franklin and 7 great-grandchildren, Lindsey, Sabrah, Julian, Dean, Vanessa, Garrett, Kathryn Grace, and numerous nieces and nephews. Also by her extended family, Shirley Rigdon, Chris Carraway (JoAnna), Justin Rigdon (Dawn), Phyllis Hobbs, Anthony Hobbs (Becky), Harley, Eva, Chase, and Madalyn.

Visitation will be Thursday July 31 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Culleys MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel. Funeral services will be Friday at 10:00 a.m. at the Culleys MeadowWood Riggins Road Chapel. A private family burial will be held immediately following the service.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Covenant Hospice for the loving care and support they provided for our loved one.


Funeral Home

Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home
1737 Riggins Road Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 877-8191

Published in Tallahassee Democrat from July 30 to July 31, 2014