Florists in Homerville, GA
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Homerville Flower Shops
360 E Dame Ave
Homerville, GA 31634
Homerville GA News
Apr 22, 2016
April 15, 2016
Upper Room, 702 Ossie Davis Parkway, where Minster Samuel Seller is pastor. Pastor Bertha Banks will bring words of comfort.Born April 13, 1963 in Homerville, she was oldest child born to the union of Justine Kates Kirksey and the late Joseph Kirksey. She lived most of her life in Ware County.Mary was joined in holy matrimony to Freddy (Joe) Granger whom she loved very much. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend.She was a determined and strong willed individual who loved everyone showing no one is beyond the reach of forgiveness. She was a very caring person always willing to help and give a listening ear to those in need who came across her path in life. She had an unconditional love for her children and grandchildren that could not be erased by life’s burdens and issues.Some of the favorite things she enjoyed doing was cooking delicious food for her family and friends, listing to music and watching the Bold and the Beautiful ,the Young and the Restless television shows.Mary departed this life Monday morning (April 11, 2016) at Mayo Clinic... (WJHnews)Feb 2, 2016
Civil War Diaries Coming Home to Medina County: What's Brewing
Martin and Ralph Snow and published in 1990.
The book recounts the story of Samuel and Roxe Ann, Lorenzo's parents who moved from New York State to Homerville in 1834. They gave birth to ten children, nine of whom lived to adulthood. Lorenzo, the fifth child, was born on June 20, 1840. According to the book's editors, the names of the siblings were "irresistibly printable." I agree – they are Philansey, Reuben, Orange, Orson, Lorenzo, Ransom, Mary Joanna, Emma Sabrina, and Lorissa Melinda.
Lorenzo worked on the family farm and taught school until he enlisted in the 8th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company K, in April 1861. He started his diary "the day he traveled from Homerville to Medina and signed up." The entries tell about his experiences, his travels, sermons he attended, sick friends, and letters he wrote and received.
On September 17, 1862, he took part in the Battle of Antietam in a close quarters melee around Bloody Lane, a sunken road. "Corporal Lorenzo Vanderhoef went down on his face with one wound, only to be hit again as he lay helpless, taking 'four gunshot wounds, one (slight) in the head, one near the lower point of the breastbone, one downward through the left shoulder joint..., and the fourth in the right side.'" "As night fell, Lorenzo's inert body had been left for dead near Bloody Lane."
On Sept. 18, Vanderhoef lay unclothed – his body stripped of anything useful by a burial detail. According to the Vanderhoef family's oral tradition, "On the day following the battle, the driver of the ambulance recognized the face of his friend Vanderhoef. As he looked down at the body, it moved." Lorenzo was taken to a makeshift hospital where the house's owner, a Southern sympathizer, volunteered to care for him in her private rooms.
He spent the rest of 1862 recovering from ... (cleveland.com)