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Ernest Homer Mays, Jr.

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Ernest was born on August 20, 1923 and passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019.

Ernest was a resident of Groveton, Texas at the time of passing.

After graduating from West Columbia High School in 1940, Homer attended Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, Texas and met his future wife, Lela Mae Polk of Jacksonville, Texas, who was also a student at Lon Morris.

He and Lela adored their dog, Pepe, and took him with them on their travels across the U. S. A memorial service for Homer will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2019 in the Henderson Chapel of First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Dr. Jerome Brimmage officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Homer's memory may be made to First United Methodist Church, 805 E. Denman Avenue, Lufkin, TX 75901.