A Home Going Celebration for Sister Darlene Pugh was held Saturday afternoon, July 28, 2018 at New Life Tabernacle by the Sea First Born Church, in Apalachicola, with Bishop Horace Solomon presiding.

Pugh, 60, of Apalachicola, passed away Sunday morning, July 22 at Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee.

She was born in Apalachicola on August 29, 1957 to Irestine Bouie and the late Roosevelt Brown, Sr. She is the widow of the late Walter Pugh, Jr.

Darlene was one in a million. She brought laughter to everyone she met, followed by her favorite saying “Whoop there it is.” Darlene will forever be missed and held in our hearts. Her love and charm were one of a kind.

Darlene leaves to cherish her loving memories her loving mother, Irestine Bouie. She had three kings and one queen: Shawn “Black” (Jessica) Brown, James “PoPo” Pugh, Elex “Boss Hog” Pugh and Felicia “Vette” Rhodes; 24 grandchildren, Dy’Quan Lake, Kyauna Salter, Maliek and Jhamere Rhodes, Elexis, A’shante, Jaslyn, and Elex Jr. Pugh; and Dy’Corian, My’Kia, Alonna, Brooklyn, Shawn Jr., Savannah Brown, Kenslyn, Irelyn, Elyn Bramblett, Gionna and Jaiden Justice, Bryson Thompson, Layla Darlene Burns, and Dasia, Deiara and Aaron Prince; two great-grandchildren Ka’Layah Gibson and Bryce Salter; siblings Sandra Jenkins, Felicia Cummings (Alvin), Kathy Wynn, Roosevelt Jr. Oscar, James and Tya Brown; a four-legged daughter Fluffy her dog; Goddaughters Odessa Jones and Quinnella Griggs; a special ex-daughter-in-law Barbara Brown; a special aunt Ruby Washington; dear friend Loretta Harris; and a host of aunts, uncles, in-laws, cousins, Godchildren, other relatives and friends.

Burial in Magnolia Cemetery followed the Home Going Celebration. Richardson’s Family Funeral Care in Tallahassee was in charge of arrangements.