Leona “Granny Nub” Coone, 87, of Pitts, Georgia, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in the medical center of Navicent Health in Macon, Georgia.
Mrs. Coone was born April 21, 1928, in Allentown, Florida. She was the daughter of the late John Henry Linzy and Antie Mae Hughes.
She was retired from the Florida Sip Company in Plant City, where she sectionized grapefruit.
She is survived by her daughter, Jewell “Jo” Friel (Rick), of Pitts, Georgia; brother, Ommer Linzy, of Plant City; four sisters, Jewel Gould, of Baxley, Georgia, Pauline Lehman, of Lake Park, Georgia, Margaret Middlebrooks, of Plant City, and Brenda Rose, of Pitts, Georgia; two grandchildren, Kristin Haire and Jacob Friel; one great-grandchild, Jett Haire; and many nieces, nephews and other family members.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Austin Coone; four sisters, Lillian Linzy, Annette Carlton, Ellen Smith and Robbie Carlton; and two brothers, William Linzy and Elmer Linzy.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Sept. 26, at Pitts Church of God, where pastors Danny Rhodes and Britt Peavy officiated.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Mt. Enon Cemetery in Plant City, 3702 N. Frontage Road, Plant City.