Jose Antonio Ornelas

August 2, 2002 ~ May 19, 2020 (age 17)


Mr. Jose Antonio Ornelas, 17, passed away Tuesday May 19, 2020 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was born in Ocilla, Ga on August 02, 2002 to the late Jose Ornelas Espinoza and his biological mother Jennifer Futch.

Mr. Ornelas was your average teen age boy who liked to hang out with his friends and make everyone laugh. He was always doing for others and absolutely loved life. He had a great love for fishing and the Georgia Bulldogs. He would have been a 2020 Graduate, graduating as a welding graduate. His plans after High School was to join the military and serve his country. 

Mr. Ornelas is survived by his mother and father; Kamela and William Hollinger of Broxton, Ga. Sister; Savannah Futch of Broxton, Ga. 2 Brothers; Ruben Reliford of Broxton, Ga. and William Griffin of Broxton, Ga. 5 Cousins; Kloee Ornelas, Daniel Ornelas, Kaden Ornelas, Breeanna Hollinger and Dalton Hollinger. Biological mother; Jennifer Futch, Aunt; Jessica Ornelas, Uncle; William Hollinger and his Girlfriend; Tailor Williams.

Other than his dad Jose Espinoza, Mr. Ornelas is preceded in death by his Great Uncle Richard Hollinger.

Visitation will be held Friday May 22, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM in the chapel of Johnson Funeral & Cremation Services.

Funeral services will be held Saturday May 23, 12:00 PM at Deberry Baptist Church with Rev. Jeremy Cox and Rev. Christopher Alexander Officiating.

Burial will take place at the Broxton City Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers; Chance Collin, Logan Laster, Chris Wilson, Camron Mattis, Ethan Corson, Ethan Johns, Colin Lott, Jacob Amey, Zion Brockington and Richard Castorena

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Johnson Funeral & Cremation is in charge of the services for Mr. Jose Ornelas.

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May 22, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Johnson Funeral and Cremation Services of Douglas

Funeral Service
May 23, 2020

12:00 PM
Deberry Bapist Church
5500 Broxton-Fitzerald Hwy
Ambrose, GA 31512

Interment following funeral service
May 23, 2020

Broxton City Cemetery
George Deen Rd
Broxton, GA 31519

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