Lorene S. Twenty: May 4, 2016

Published 1:39 pm Saturday, May 7, 2016

EATONTON — Ms. Lorene S. Twenty, 76, of 105 Starlight Circle, Americus, Ga., transitioned to eternal rest Wednesday, May 4, 2016, in Eatonton, Ga. at the residence of her daughter, Coffy Johnson.
Ms. Lorene Small Twenty was born June 23, 1938, to the late William Small Sr. and the late Irene Small. She attended the public schools of Sumter County. At an early age she joined the Zion Hope Baptist Church. She was employed for many years at Hungry Man and AARP (Georgia Southwestern University). She enjoyed watching television; her favorite show was Family Feud. She was a sweet and caring person who didn’t mind helping anyone that she could, in any way.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Michael Twenty; daughter, Tina Twenty; brothers, John Small, George Small, Henry Small; and sister, Ossie Higgs.
She leaves to cherish her memories seven children, Coffy Johnson (Robert S. Johnson Sr.), Sandra Twenty, Samuel Bernard Twenty, Lorraine Banks (Lafayette Banks), Peggy Twenty, Eddie Quwenty (Mary Quwenty), Isaiah Twenty Jr.; one sister, Thelma Merritt of Miami, Florida; one brother, William Small Jr. (Gloria Small) of Americus, Georgia; sisters-in-law, Frances Stewart, Louise Davis; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren including a devoted granddaughter, Jasmirree’ Johnson and devoted grandson, Kentroylis Clark; devoted friends including Josie Bridges, Ben Carter, Emma Kate Lowe, Rosetta Wright, and Jody Monts; a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday May 9, 2016, at Zion Hope Baptist Church, 1681 U.S. Highway 19 S., Americus GA 31709. The  Rev. George F. Monts, pastor, will officiate and present the eulogy. Burial will follow in Staley Memorial Gardens, 409 Southerfield Road, Americus GA 31709. Her remains will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. on Monday .
Visitation and wake hours will be from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday afternoon at Hancock Funeral Home, 427 S. Lee St., Americus GA 31709. The cortege will assemble on Monday from her residence, 105 Starlight Circle, Americus, Ga.
Services entrusted to Bernard’s Family Funeral Care, LLC, 103 Willie Bailey St. Eatonton GA 31024 -706-485-4494 and Hancock Funeral Home, 427 S. Lee St., AmericusGA 31709, 229-924-3645.