Mr. James J. Killings of Marianna, Florida transitioned from life temporal to life eternal on Sunday, August 27, 2017.
Mr. Killings was a member of Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Homegoing Celebration of Life services will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 1:00 PM from the sanctuary of Second West Florida Missionary Baptist Association located at 4110 Herring Avenue in Marianna, Florida 32448 with Reverend Charles Flowers (pastor), Reverend Earline Henderson, Reverend Brandon Killings, Bishop Michael Killings, and Reverend Claude Holden officiating. Interment in the Mount Olive Cemetery. Vann Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. Killings will lie in repose at the church from 12:00 Noon until time for the service.
The viewing will be held on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Vann Funeral Home from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. A wake will follow from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Mr. Killings leaves to cherish his precious memories a loving and devoted family:
Wife: Evelyn Pyles-Killings of Marianna, Florida
Mother: Catherine Spires of Marianna, Florida
Stepdaughter: Natasha Couch of Marianna, Florida
Grandson: Ja’Corrian Borders of Marianna, Florida
Sister: Stephanie Holland of Marianna, Florida
Three Brothers: Michael Killings (Brenda) of Chipley, Florida; Joe Killings (Pauline) of Hartford, Alabama; and John Holland of Marianna, Florida
Step-sister: Carrie Etheridge of Killeen, Texas
Step-brother: Henry Spires, Jr. of Cottondale, Florida
Aunts: Ella Holden of Marianna, Florida; and Leola Johnson of Lynn Haven, Florida
Great Aunts: Bertha Sikes of Marianna, Florida; and Frances Wooden (Frank) of Tampa, Florida
Sisters-in-Law: Ola Jean Coleman of Marianna, Florida; and Sylvia Borrow (Ken) of Dallas, Texas
Brother-in-Law: James Robinson of Marianna, Florida
Nieces: Saprina Riley of Baltimore, Maryland; Constance Killings of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; Kenya Golden of Marianna, Florida; Zoshia Killings of Marianna, Florida; LaToya Holland (Modler) of Davenport, Florida; Jan Jackson of Enterprise, Alabama; and Mashea Starr of Panama City, Florida
Nephews: Brandon Killings (Anola) of Tallahassee, Florida; Antrone Groomes (Tiffany) of Williston, North Dakota; Craig Leslie of Marianna, Florida
Special Adopted Niece: Wynnie Testamark of Miami Gardens, Florida
A beloved family close to his heart: The Rowe Family
And a host of great nieces, great-great nieces, great nephews, great-great nephews, godchildren, other relatives, and many dear friends.