Jackie Wayne Horne, 85, of the Mishop Springs community went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. He was the son of the late Allie Neill Horne and James Bennie Horne and the husband of the late Wilma Ezzell Horne. He was also preceded in death by three siblings, Inez Horne, Charles Horne and James Horne.
He was a member of Mishop Springs United Methodist Church; Lebanon Masonic Lodge #207; Scottish Rites; Sudan Shriners and a member of Order of the Eastern Star.
Mr. Horne honorably served his country in the U.S. Army and later in the Army Reserve for a total of 44 years.
For 37 years he was employed at Federal Paper and later at International Paper as a bleach plant operator until his retirement in 1994.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn. Final rites will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4 at the funeral home with Rev. Sheena Cartrette officiating. Interment will be in Whiteville Memorial Cemetery.
He leaves to cherish his memory, three daughters, Wanda H. Leggette (Andy) of Lake Waccamaw, Terri H. Davis (Edward) and Jackie H. Whittington, both of Whiteville; one son, Gary W. Horne (Karen) of Whiteville; five siblings, Lila H. Winn of Glenn Allen, Va., Judy H. Hamilton (Bobby) of Midlothian, Va., Betty H. Lane of Virginia, Gail Stocks of Nakina and Peggy Sellers (Jesse) of Chapin, S.C.; seven grandchildren, Tiffany Buzzerio, Gary Horne Jr., Candace Lewis, Casey Horne, Jessica Davis, Kevin Horne and Nicholas Horne; and three great-grandchildren, Ally Buzzerio, Addie Batten and Kaylee Baxley.