James Wendell Macon

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

James Wendell Macon, 64, of Delaware, Ohio, died May 23, 2009, in Columbus, Ohio. He was born July 25, 1944, in Manila. He was a retired foreman for an orange grove in Florida. He was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Macon, a brother, David Macon, two sons, Jimmy Macon and Eric Macon, and a daughter, Melissa Macon.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Macon of Delaware, Ohio, two daughters, Tracey Bailey of Georgia and Michelle Kennedy of Delaware, Ohio; his mother, Rosie Macon Lutz of Manila; seven sisters, Virginia Hart, Shirley Hice, Faye (Floyd) Shepperson, all of Manila, Velma Holt of Leachville, Geneva (Willard) Jackson of Manila, Lavonda (James) Newton and Juanita Reed, both of Manila; and six grandchildren.

A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola with Brother Huey Meherg officiating.