Janet McMahan, 69, passed away Friday morning, November 22, 2019 at her Pirates Woods residence in Yulee, Fla. while surrounded by her family.
Mrs. McMahan was born in Tampa, Fla. and grew up in Thomasville, Ga. before relocating with family to Atlanta. She and her husband, Ted, moved to Fernandina Beach, Fla. from Atlanta in 1980, then to Pirates Woods in 1981.
Mrs. McMahan was a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother. She loved gardening, travelling and her pet dogs. She enjoyed walks around the neighborhood and lunches out with Ted and family and friends.
She was a member of and advocate for the Guardian Ad Litem program. She was an active member and past secretary-treasurer and president of the Pirates Woods Homeowners Association. She was retired from the state of Florida after 35 years serving in various capacities as a social worker.
She was predeceased by her father, G. Lynwood Horne.
Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Ted McMahan, her daughter, Rachel Thomas, and her mother, Nell Horne, all of Yulee; a brother and sister-in-law, Randy and Lori Horne of Panama City, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Teddy and Amelia Thomas.
There will be a private gathering to celebrate her life.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Guardian Ad Litem program at galfirstcoast.org.
Green Pine Funeral Home, Cremations & Cemetery