Mr. Homer Jefferson Walls, 80, passed away at his residence on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Tazewell Cemetery. The family will greet friends at Watson-Tante Funeral Home on Tuesday from 6:00 – 8:00PM.
Mr. Walls was born August 29, 1937 in Mauk, GA to the late Ulus Gordon Wall and Cleatie Watson Wall. He was a member of Tazewell Baptist Church. Mr. Walls was a veteran of the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ulus G. Wall, Jr. and Lamar Richard Wall; and two sisters, Mary Dell McMillan and Barbara Mines.
Survivors include his children, Jay Walls of Buena Vista, GA and Robin Walls Singleton and her husband, Ricky of Buena Vista, GA; his companion, Mozell Teat of Maukl, GA; four grandchildren, Ashlei Brown (Jason), Ben Singleton (Monica), Ivy Oliver (Matt) and Addison Walls (Jennifer); five great-grandchildren, Jake Brown, Katie Brown, Jade Shropshire, Charles Lane Oliver and Riley Jean Walls.
Pallbearers will include Addison Walls, Ben Singleton, Jason Brown, Jake Brown, Matt Oliver, Tracy Wall, and Jeremy Albritton. Honorary pallbearers will be Joseph Pye, H.G. Pye, Randy Lawhorn, Ferlin Teat, and Barney Teat.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Kindred Hospice Foundation, in honor of Jimmy Gentry.
Watson-Tante Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.