Lori Lynn Royal, age 49 of Macclenny passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside Hospital. She was born in Gainesville on January 11, 1972 to the late Mr. Gerald and Pinky “Geraldine” (Smith) Padgett. She spent the majority of her life living in Baker County, taking care of her children and her home. She loved to listen to music and was a friendly, kind natured person to those who knew her best.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She leaves behind her children: Dalton Bennett and Tiara Waters of Macclenny, and Amber Jewell of Sanderson; siblings: Elaine (Gary) Starling of Sanderson and Daniel Wood of Brunswick, Georgia; as well as extended family members.
Graveside funeral services will be held Friday, September 17, 2021 at North Prong Cemetery at 11:00 AM with Rev. Terry Yerby officiating. The family will receive friends at the cemetery from 10:00 AM until the beginning of the service.
Hawke M.T. Forbes and H.M. “Hank” Forbes Jr. of Forbes Funeral Home are honored to assist the Royal family with arrangements. “With Your Family In Mind”. (904) 259-4600. Please leave your condolences for the family in the online guestbook at www.forbesfuneralhome.net.
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