Suwannee Democrat

Home

May 29, 2014

Suwannee Democrat Obituaries- May 28, 2014

Live Oak —

Henry Norman Cone

 

Feb. 8, 1933 - May 22, 2014

 

Henry Norman Cone, 81, of Valdosta died Thursday, May 22, 2014 at his home on the Madison Highway. He was born on Feb. 8, 1933 to the late Jessie Dallas and Olivia Hampton Cone.  Mr. Cone was preceded in death by his high school sweetheart and wife of 48 years, Cassie Morris Cone. 

He is survived by his two children and their spouses, Cathy and Bill Malone of Valdosta  and  Gary and Sylvia Cone of Jennings, Fla.; five grandchildren and their spouses, Matthew and Jennifer Malone of Valdosta; Marcus Henry Malone of Spanish Fort, AL; Dusty and Lydia Cone of  Lake Park, GA; Danielle and Kyle Hall, Ethan and Anna Cone, all of Jennings, Fla.; four great grandchildren, Karli and Kherington Malone of Valdosta; Colton and Braxton Hall of Jennings, Fla.; one brother and sister- in- law, Kelly and Ingrid Cone of Kinston, AL; one sister, Patsy Turner of Valdosta; sisters-in-law, Juanita Johnson of Valdosta and Joyce Morris of Bayonet Point, Fla.; brother- in- law and sister- in- law, Al and Joyce Morris of Bristol, VA; and  many loving nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Curtis Cone and J. D. Cone of Valdosta and Talmadge Cone of Waverly, TN.

After graduating from Clyattville High School in 1951, Mr. Cone served his country in the United States Air Force. During the Korean War, he was awarded two Bronze Stars, the United Nations Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.

He later earned an electrical engineering degree and was employed for over 47 years as an electrical engineer, supervisor, and instructor in both the Electrical and Instrument Department and Process Control Department of Packaging Corporation of America. 

Compassionate and caring, he was known for his gentleness, vibrant smile, positive attitude, and servant heart.  He enjoyed farming and farm animals. As a master woodworker, he built both his own homes and crafted furniture for family and friends. He also enjoyed restoring classic cars and tractors.  

Text Only
Local News

Suwannee Democrat

Sports
Jasper News

Mayo Free Press

Arrest Record
VIDEO

Features
Meetings
Opinion
AP Video
Entertainment
Must Read
Business Marquee
Election 2014
AP Video
Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
House Ads
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Poll

Did your student take advantage of local summer activities?

Yes, through 4-H or another club.
Yes, through Parks & Recreation.
Yes, summer food service program.
No, they didn’t.
No, we didn’t know there were any.
     View Results