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Jimmie R Horne

June 6, 1940 ~ June 14, 2022 (age 82)


Jimmie R. Horne a longtime resident of Niceville; loving husband, father and friend passed away June 14th, 2022, after an extended illness.

Born June 6, 1940, in Ponce de Leon, Florida to I.D. and Reba Horne. He graduated from Ponce de Leon High School in 1958. Upon graduation he started working with Coca-Cola in DeFuniak Springs, Florida and in 1963, he transferred and moved his family to Niceville, Florida. Jimmie continued working for Coca-Cola and retired after 22 years of service. After his retirement, he started a second career in real estate and in 1990, Jimmie and Jesselee established Citizen’s Real Estate and the business is still operating today. He was a member of Church on Bayshore (First Baptist Church Niceville) since 1972 and in 1976 become an Ordained Deacon. His faith, his church and church family were treasures he valued dearly. As a Believer in Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ he felt being a husband, father and believer were his most important achievements in life.

Preceded in death by his parents, I. D. and Reba Horne and brother-in-law, Tommy Matthews. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Jesselee; daughter, Angela Horne Peoples of Mobile; son, Allan R. Horne (Karen Caudill); three grandchildren, Caitlin Horne Stanfill (Kenny) of Crestview, Jordan Peoples (Sarah) of Mobile and Patrick Piard; great grandson Colt Peoples of Mobile, brother through marriage, Bill Matthews (Sylvia); nephew, Philip Matthews of Fort Walton Beach and two nieces, Sherry Harris (Jodie) and Misty Matthews both of Ponce de Leon.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Jimmie Horne to:  St. Jude’s Children's Research Hospital P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148 using ID #22993467.

A private service will be held at a later date. 

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