Jean J. Lamberson, 84, of Port St. Joe went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Dec. 21. "Miss Jean" was born in Jacksonville on March 27, 1929 and lived in Port St Joe since 1956. For many years, she was dedicated to teaching Sunday school classes and Vacation Bible Schools, helping to establish and teach Joy Clubs in the Port St Joe area and served as a member of the Gideons International Auxiliary.
Jean was preceded in death by her sister, Betty Ann Jones Spencer of Milton, Fl. She is survived by her husband of more than 63 years, C.R. Dick Lamberson of Port St. Joe; her children Carole Donner and husband Bob of Apple Valley, MN, Rick Lamberson and wife, Connie, Mark Lamberson and wife, Sarah, and Scott Lamberson and wife, Sandra, all of Port St Joe. She is also survived by her brother, William O. Bill Jones, Jr. of Milton, six grandchildren and their spouses and seven great-grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren, along with six nieces and two nephews.
Visitation with the family was held at 10 a.m. ET on Monday, Dec. 23, at Long Avenue Baptist Church in Port St. Joe, followed by the celebration and committal service at Holly Hill Cemetary. Pall Bearers were Jeff Davidson, Todd Doss, Dennis Geoghagan, Johnny Mize, Glenn Morgan, Aaron Paul and Tommy Pitts. Honorary Pall Bearers were all members of the MnG Small Group of Long Avenue Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Jean's memory to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 422, Port St. Joe FL 32457.