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Jean Brown Lambert

November 3, 1933 — December 6, 2021

Jean Brown Lambert passed away peacefully on the morning of Monday, December 6, 2021, at Hazel Colson Hospice House in Perry, GA. Visitation with Mrs. Lambert’s family will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at McCullough Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. in Elam Baptist Church Cemetery, 5199 Elam Road, Millen, GA 30442, where Mrs. Lambert will be laid to rest. For friends unable to attend at this time, the service will be streamed live via the McCullough Funeral Home Facebook page at

Mrs. Lambert, 88, longtime resident of Warner Robins and Bonaire, Georgia, waged a courageous battle to overcome a serious medical condition. Surrounded by the reassurance of her faith and the love of family and friends, she refused to let her illness rob her of the natural joy of life. Her loving, generous spirit will be greatly missed by family and friends but she will always remain in our hearts and minds.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William Edward Lambert; parents, Hugh and Estella Brown, Millen, Georgia; two sisters, Marie B. Rushton, Millen, Georgia; Eudell B. Hutcheson, Dublin, Georgia; and son in law, Charles Huff, Marietta, Georgia.

Survivors include her three daughters, Carol (Randy) Wojciechowski, Walterboro, SC; Angie Huff, Marietta, GA; Kim (Van) Watson, Bonaire, GA; six grandchildren, Heather Huff Thompson, Brandon Huff, Asher (Alanna H.) Wojciechowski, Haleigh (Whit) Wojciechowski McCarthy, Luke (Elizabeth P.) Watson, Zack Watson; great granddaughters, Kimberly Huff, Aulbree Phyllis Watson, and Riley Jean McCarthy; one nephew and four nieces.

Jean was born in Jenkins County, GA and was a 1950 graduate of Millen High School. She attended Berry College for two years then in 1952 transferred to Georgia Teachers’ College in Statesboro, GA to join her new husband and complete her degree in Elementary Education in 1954. Jean began her teaching career at Lindsey Elementary School in January, 1957 as a first grade teacher. Her tenure as a Teacher in several Houston County schools lasted twenty one years with her last eight years of service as a Principal at Thomas Elementary School.

Jean enjoyed a long and distinguished career as an Educator and was the recipient of many honors. She was also honored in 1980 when she was selected as Houston County Teacher of the Year and placed 1st runner up as the State of Georgia Teacher of the Year. Her most current honor was her induction into Houston County 2009 Teacher Hall of Fame.

Jean was also a leader among educators. She served as the first female president of the Houston County Association of Educators and was selected to represent the county as a delegate to numerous state and national events.

Jean was a dedicated member of First Baptist Church for thirty one years, serving in many roles including, Sunday School Teacher to Parliamentarian and Trustee. In 1988 she became a member of Central Baptist Church.

If so desired, contributions may be made to Heart of Georgia Hospice, 103 Westridge Drive, Warner Robins, Georgia 31088.
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Thursday, December 9, 2021

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Thursday, December 9, 2021

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Elam Baptist Church Cemetery

5199 Elam Road
Millen, GA 30442

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