Joseph Houston

Joseph "Joe" Houston

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Joseph Houston, 59, of Folkston, Ga., passed away unexpectedly on December 19, 2019, in Homestead, Fl. He was born on September 15, 1960, to the late, Lorene Houston and John Columbus Neeley, in Folkston, Ga. Joseph was educated in the public school system of Charlton County and graduated in the Class of 1978, and joined the United States Army after graduating. He loved fishing and spending time with his family.

Joe was preceded in death by both parents, his grandparents, a sister, Terra Ann Jordan, his brothers, Duke Edgar Houston, Jimmy Lee Houston, Freddie Lee Vernon, and a special niece, Jaqhayla Houston.

He leaves to mourn: his loving wife, Joyce Barber-Houston, Folkston, Ga.; a daughter, Cheryl Cobb, Folkston, Ga.; a son, Duke Edgar Houston, Folkston, Ga.; his step children, Terra Hutchison, St. Marys, Ga., Robert Maxwell, Rhonda Hutchison and Jamal Hutchison, all of Folkston, Ga.; his grandchildren, Tony, Vontez, Kashawn, Kasmierre, Shamierre and Armani; his siblings, Della (Rev. Raymond) Roberts, Jacqueline (Tracy) Stephens and Laura Ann Houston, all of Folkston, Ga., Richard (Mollie) Houston, Kingsland, Ga., Robert (Vivian) Taylor, Jacksonville, Fl.; sisters in law, Lily Robinson, Jesup, Ga., Shirley Small, Sanford, NC, Joyce Houston, Dallas, Tx., Luvenia Houston, Jacksonville, Fl.; brother-in-law, James Gibbs, St. Augustine, Fl., and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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    There will not be a wake/visitation.
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    Remains will lie in state one hour (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.) prior to services on Saturday.
  • Celebration of Life for Joseph Houston

    Saturday, December 28th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, December 28th, 2019 11:00am
    St. Matthews Baptist Church
    Sixth Street
    Folkston, GA 31537
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Dr. Ronnie Pollock


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