Originally created 01/19/01

Mr. Joseph Hornsby



WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Mr. Joseph "Jessie" Hornsby, 87, of West 13th Street, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at Burke County Hospital.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Spread Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Stapleton, with the Rev. Charlie Myrick officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Hornsby, a native of Glascock County, was a member of Spread Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Survivors include two sons, Arthur Williams, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and John Willie Ellison, Waynesboro; a daughter, Kay Rouse, Waynesboro; and 16 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence or at Phinazee and Son Funeral Home.