John Horace O’Neal of Greensboro, Georgia died on Friday, February 7, 2020 at his residence at the age of 89. Born in Greensboro, GA on May 11, 1930, he was the son of the late James W. O’Neal and Mable Bullock O’Neal. He graduated from Greensboro High School. After high school he worked for Chipman Union in Union Point, GA and retired as a supervisor in 1992. He married the former Margaret Mize on December 2, 1954. John was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. He especially enjoyed music, movies, art, drawing and being with his family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Mize O’Neal of Greensboro, GA and his siblings, Irene Marchman, Alfred Bullock and Marcus Bullock. John is survived by two daughters, Janice Brooks and husband Curtis of Greensboro, GA and Vickie O’Neal of Greensboro, GA; five grandchildren; Curtis Brooks, III and his wife Shelette, George Brooks, John Brooks and his wife Angel, Rebecca Brooks and Janet Brooks; four great grandchildren, Violetta, Vanya, Visely and Vega-Lee Jade Brooks; other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church, 3400 Penfield Road, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. Bobby Tomlin officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Bill Mize, Jonathan Morris, Austin Tomlin, and Barry Bennier. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. until time for the service at Shiloh Baptist Church. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.
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