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HAZEL A. TYUS
Hazel A. Tyus, 72, of Dellwood died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999 in Tallahassee. She was a lifelong resident of Jackson County. She worked as a bookkepper for over 20 years at North West Florida Livestock Market in Marianna. She was a member of Welcome Assembly of God Church in Dellwood where she taught Sunday school for over fifty years. She was preceded in death by her parents, C.A. and Verlie Alford. She is survived by her husband Thomas J. Tyus of Dellwood; two daughters and sons-in-law, Phyllis and Leland Daniels of Dellwood, Tammie and Jamie Sykes of Tallahassee; three brothers: Luther Alford, Hayes Alford and Bobby Alford all of Dellwood; two sisters, Elouise Daniels of Grand Ridge and Geneva Myers of Panama City; four grandchildren: Thomas Tyus Daniels and Phillip Everett Daniels both of Dellwood, Morgan David Sykes and Lyndsey Hazel Sykes both of Tallahassee; extended family, Jennifer Jones of Tallahassee. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. (C.D.T.) at Welcome Assembly of God Church in Dellwood with the Revs. Dewey Myers, Harold Tyus and Dennis Gray officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with James & James Funeral Home Maddox Chapel of Marianna directing. The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Maddox Chapel in Marianna. James & James Funeral Home
Maddox Chapel
Marianna, Fla. 32446
482-2332
4278 Lafayette St.

PHYLLIS J. HINZ
Mrs. Phyllis J. Hinz, age 82, of 1220 Emory Drive, Panama City, Fla., died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999, at a local hospital. She has been a resident of the area since 1959, coming here from Richmond, Va. Mrs. Hinz was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing and dressmaking. She was also a member of First Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Hinz is survived by her husband, Roland Hinz of Panama City, Fla.; a daughter, Anita Stanley and her husband Wayne of Panama City, Fla.; a sister, Shirley Marazita of Sanford, Fla.; a brother, Alfred Jones and his wife Rosemary of Richmond, Va.; a granddaughter, Jennifer Spikes and her husband Simon of Panama City, Fla.; two great-grandchildren: Tildon Spikes and Shelby Spikes, both of Panama City, Fla.; and three nieces: Patricia Wurst and her husband John of Tallahassee, Fla., Sherry Marazita of Seattle, Wash., and Faye Elliott and her husband Steve of Greensboro, N.C. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 17 at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Walter Cathey officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are: Simon Spikes, Rick Jenkins Jr., E.L. Clark, John Wurst, and David Stanley. Honorary pallbearers will include: J. T. Burdeshaw, James F. Faircloth, and Register Windham. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, today, Sept. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405
763-4694
2403 Harrison Ave.

CLINTON J. MOORE
Graveside funeral services for Mr. Clinton J. Moore, 81, of 1703 Chestnut Ave., Panama City, who died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, in his home, will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in Evergreen Memorial Gardens with Dr. Randall Perry officiating. Those desiring to may make a contribution to Bay Medical Hospice in memory of Clinton Moore. Wilson Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla.
785-5272
214 Airport Road

RUBY DEAN PRICE
Mrs. Ruby Dean Price, 61, of Port St. Joe, passed away Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, in Gulf Pines Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Enterprise, Ala., she had lived here the past 38 years. Mrs. Price was retired from the Gulf County School Systems, and was a member of the Body of Christ Church. Survivors include her husband, Floyd Price of Port. St. Joe; her children: Lloyd Price of Panama City, Cynthia Moseley of Panama City; Delmonte Price of Port St. Joe, Joseph Price of Port St. Joe, Jabbar Alexander of Port St. Joe, and Bianca Price of Port St. Joe; one brother, Fair Lowe Jr. of St. Petersburg; and one sister, Anne Daniels of St. Petersburg. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. EDT on Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Body of Christ Church, conducted by the Rev. Wilhelmina Swanston. Interment will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. She will lie in state at the church Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday for one hour prior to funeral services. Comforter Funeral Home
Port St. Joe, Fla. 32456
227-1818
601 Long Ave.

WALTER DILL 'W.D.' SAPP
Mr. Walter Dill "W.D." Sapp, age 62, of 328 Leila Ave., Panama City, Fla., died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999, at a local hospital. He had been a resident of the area since 1950, coming here from Chipley, Fla. Mr. Sapp served his country in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He also was a member of St. Andrew Baptist Church, the Ira Lindsey Masonic Lodge No. 365 and worked for International Paper Co. Mr. Sapp is survived by his wife, Thelma Sapp of Panama City, Fla.; son, Wallace Earl Sapp of Panama City, Fla.; two daughters: Shirley Ann Suber of Moultrie, Ga. and Mildred Carol Gray of Lynn Haven, Fla.; a sister, Myrtle Diehl of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 18 at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Randall Perry and Rev. Bobby Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens with Masonic Rites to be conducted by Ira Lindsey Lodge No. 365. The Lodge will be open an hour prior to service time. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are: Edward Turner, Sean Malloy, Harce Earl Pitts, Kim Shores, Johnny Fussel, and Clinton Kelly. Honorary pallbearers will include: Employees of International Paper Southwest and Stone Container, Dr. William Flynn, Dr. Harvey P. Mathis, Rev. Tom Sealy, and Clayton Owens. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405
763-4694
2403 Harrison Ave.

WALTER DILL 'W.D.' SAPP
Mr. Walter Dill "W.D." Sapp, age 82, of 328 Leila Ave., Panama City, Fla., died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999 at a local hospital. He had been a resident of the area since 1950, coming here from Chipley, Fla.. Mr. Sapp served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He also was a member of St. Andrew Baptist Church, the Ira Lindsey Masonic Lodge No. 365 and retired from International Paper Co. Mr. Sapp is survived by his wife, Thelma Sapp of Panama City, Fla.; son, Wallace Earl Sapp of Panama City, Fla.; two daughters, Shirley Ann Suber of Moultrie, Ga., and Mildred Carol Gray of Lynn Haven, Fla.; a sister, Myrtle Diehl of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 18, at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Randall Perry and the Rev. Bobby Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens with Masonic Rites to be conducted by Ira Lindsey Lodge No. 365. The Lodge will be open an hour prior to service time. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are: Edward Turner, Sean Malloy, Harce Earl Pitts, Kim Shores, Johnny Fussel and Clinton Kelly. Honorary pallbearers will include: Employees of International Paper Southwest and Stone Container, Dr. William Flynn, Dr. Harvey P. Mathis, the Rev. Tom Sealy and Clayton Owens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today, Sept. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405
763-4694
2403 Harrison Ave.

RONNIE DALE GORE
Mr. Ronnie Dale Gore, age 45, of 6612 Cherry St., Panama City, Fla., died Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999 at a local hospital. He was a life-long resident of the area and attended Callaway Assembly of God Church. Mr. Gore enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing softball. He also was a carpenter, but was disabled. He is survived by his fiancee, Deborah Minor of Panama City, Fla.; son, Jason Blue and his wife of Lucedale, Miss.; his mother, Helen Gore of Panama City, Fla.; a brother, Bobby Gore and his wife Linda of Panama City, Fla.; a granddaughter; and a host of nieces and nephews, loving friends and family members. Mr. Gore was preceded in death by his father, Elbert Gore; brothers, Ricky and Terry Gore; and a sister, Deborah Gore. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999 at Callaway Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Bobby Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at Callaway Cemetery. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are: Greg Hagans, Doug Bailey, Keith Shoemaker, Chris Burkett, Scott Burkett, David Broxson Jr., Joey Broxson and Michael Ramey. Honorary pallbearers will include: Donald Ray Bruner, Gary Hagans, Danny Hagans, Donald Fowler, Tony Broxson, Joel King, Gene Bruner, Ronald Fowler and Kenny Fowler. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today, Sept. 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405
763-4694
2403 Harrison Ave.

PHYLLIS J. HINZ
Mrs. Phyllis J. Hinz, age 82, of 1220 Emory Drive, Panama City, Fla., died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999 at a local hospital. She had been a resident of the area since 1959, coming here from Richmond, Va. Mrs. Hinz was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing and dressmaking. She was also a member of First Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Hinz is survived by her husband, Roland Hinz of Panama City, Fla.; a daughter, Anita Stanley and her husband Wayne of Panama City, Fla.; a sister, Shirley Marazita of Sanford, Fla.; a brother, Alfred Jones and his wife Rosemary of Richmond, Va.; a granddaughter, Jennifer Spikes and her husband Simon of Panama City, Fla.; two great-grandchildren, Tildon Spikes and Shelby Spikes, both of Panama City, Fla.; and three nieces: Patricia Wurst and her husband John of Tallahassee, Fla., Sherry Marazita of Seattle, Wash., and Faye Elliott and her husband Steve of Greensboro, N.C. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. today, Sept. 17, at the Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Walter Cathey officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are: Simon Spikes, Rick Jenkins Jr., E.L. Clark, John Wurst and David Stanley. Honorary pallbearers will include: J. T. Burdeshaw, James F. Faircloth and Register Windham. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405
763-4694
2403 Harrison Ave.

TREASY D. KEMP
Mrs. Treasy D. Kemp, 97, of Wewahitchka, Fla., died Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999 at Gulf Coast Convalescent Center. Born in Esto, Fla., she was a lifelong resident of Wewahitchka. Mrs. Kemp was a housewife and had been a member of the First United Methodist Church of Wewahitchka since 1948. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence L. Kemp. Mrs. Kemp is survived by one son, Schley L. Kemp of Port St. Joe; one daughter, Willard Ann Kemp Messick and husband Leonard of Panama City; four grandchildren: Lisa Moore, Lori Cohee, Lawrence Kemp and Stacy Bryan; three great-grandchildren: Haley Moore, Cameron Cohee and Ember Bryan; special nieces, Linda Bancroft and husband Terry and Henrietta Branch and husband Freddie; and many other nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mrs. Kemp will be conducted Saturday, Sept. 18, at 3 p.m. in First United Methodist Church of Wewahitchka with the Rev. John Kramer officiating. Interment will follow in the Kemp Cemet ery at Wetappo Creek. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Freddie Branch, Terry Bancroft, Larry Kemp, Bobby Cohee, Mike Moore, Charles Messick and Ernie Bryan. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the church. Gilmore-Southerland Funeral Home
Port St. Joe, Fla. 32456
850-785-8532
507 10th St.

RUBY EVELYN PRICE
Mrs. Ruby Evelyn Price, a native of Gulf County, passed away Wednesday evening, Sept. 15, 1999, in Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie W. Price. She is survived by nine children: Charles Strickland of Wewahitchka, Louise Tolbert of Callaway, Edna Mae Gaskin of Wewahitchka, Pat McNeil of Callaway, Jackie Woods of Crossett, Ark., Wayne Price of Wewahitchka, Michael Price of Kindard, Linda Butz of Georgia, and Tamesa Yarbrough of Gautier, Miss.; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Kathryn Danley of Dalkeith and Juanita Schneider of Texas; and one brother, Hildrey Strickland of Boston, Mass. The funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. CST today, Sept. 17, 1999, at Glad Tiding Assembly of God Church, conducted by the Rev. Neal Miller and the Rev. Claude McGill. Interment will follow at the family plot in Cypress Creek Cemetery. Comforter Funeral Home
Wewahitchka Branch Chapel
Wewahitchka, Fla. 32465
639-2271
Highway 71

GEORGIA R. SMITH
Georgia R. Smith, 86, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999. Funeral services for Mrs. Smith will be Saturday, Sept. 18, Second Mt. Moriah Baptish Church, 3808 East First Court, Panama City, Fla., at 11 a.m. with interment following at Hillside Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m at the funeral home. Gainer Family Funeral Home, Inc.
Panama City, Fla. 32405
763-4663
1613 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

TREASY D. KEMP
Funeral services for Mrs. Treasy D. Kemp, 97, of Wewahitchka, Fla., will be conducted today, Sept. 18, 1999 at 3 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church of Wewahitchka with the Rev. John Kramer officiating. Interment will follow in Kemp Cemetery at Wetappo Creek. The following gentlemen will serve as active pallbearers: Freddie Branch, Terry Bancroft, Larry Kemp, Bobby Cohee, Mike Moore, Charles Messick and Ernie Bryan. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. today, Sept. 18, at the church. Gilmore-Southerland Funeral Home
Port St. Joe, Fla. 32456
229-8111
507 10th St.

LUCILLE R. DAVIS
Mrs. Lucille R. Davis, 72, of Panama City, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999 in a local hospital. Mrs. Davis had been a resident of Panama City for almost 15 years, moving here from the Atlanta, Ga., area. She is survived by her husband, Earl J. Davis of Panama City; three daughters: Ginny Smith of Snellville, Ga., Trisha Knox of Chatsworth, Ga., and Rachel Ivey of Fayetteville, Ga.; a son, Paul F. Little of Lilburn, Ga.; and nine grandchildren. Graveside services for Mrs. Davis will be Monday, Sept. 20, at 1 p.m. in Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Tucker, Ga., with Pastor Gary Franklin officiating. Mrs. Davis will be buried next to her first husband, Hugh F. Little. The family will receive friends today, Sept. 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Eternal Hill Funeral Home in Snellville, (770) 972-3155. Southerland Family Funeral Homes
Panama City, Fla. 32405
785-853
100 E. 19th St.

HELEN L. 'BUNNY' SHEA
Mrs. Helen L. "Bunny" Shea, 54, of 905 W. 26th St., Lynn Haven, Fla., died Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999, at a local nursing home. She had been a resident of the area for five years, coming here from Tennessee. Mrs. Shea was a member of St. Dominic's Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, John Shea of Lynn Haven; a daughter, Catherine Cawthon of Patrick AFB, Fla.; a son, John Shea IV of Macon, Ga.; two sisters, Marilyn Angel of Boca Raton, Fla., and Joan Ormston of Springhills, Fla.; a brother, Walter Orovet of Miami, Fla.; and one grandchild. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at Kent-Forest Lawn Home Chapel with Fr. Pete Zalewski officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today, Sept. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary to be said at 7 p.m. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405
763-4694
2403 Harrison Ave.

JOSEPH OSCAR BARNES
Joseph Oscar Barnes, 72, of Chipley, Fla., passed away Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, at the Northwest Florida Community Hospital, Chipley. He had been a resident of Chipley for the last 27 years coming from North Carolina. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a member of the Blue Lake Baptist Church where he was also a Deacon and Sunday school teacher. Funeral service will be today at 3 p.m. at the Blue Lake Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Hall and Rev. Darrell Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Blue Lake Cemetery with Brown Funeral Home directing. He is survived by his wife: Yvonne Barnes, Chipley, Fla.; three sons: Don Barnes, Chipley, Charles and wife Marion Barnes of Colorado Springs, Colo., Dennis and wife Brenda Barnes of Raleigh, N.C.; one daughter: Belinda and husband Ferrell Finch, Panama City, Fla.; five brothers: Chester Barnes, Wilmington, N.C., Lester Barnes, Wilson, N.C., Russell Barnes, Wilson, N.C., Arthur Barnes, Rocky Mt., N.C., George Barnes, Wilson, N.C.; four sisters: Virginia Barnes, Kenly, N.C., Fannie Leigh Nines, Wilmington, N.C., Dora Parks, Monroe, N.C., Betty Owens, Charlotte, N.C.; nine grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. Brown Funeral Home
Chipley, Fla. 32428
638-4010
1068 Main St.

EMELINE BELIN EBERSOLE
Mrs. Emeline Belin Ebersole of 1205 Monument Ave., Port St. Joe, Fla., passed away Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, at a local hospital. She was born in Holmes County, Fla., the daughter of the late William Jacob and Addie Leonard Belin, early pioneers of this area. She moved to Port St. Joe from Avon Park, Fla., with her parents in 1924. After spending her early years in this city, she and her husband, the late William Malcom Ebersole, moved to Rome, Ga., where she resided until his death in 1984, after which she returned to Port St. Joe. Mrs. Ebersole graduated from preparatory school in Montgomery, Ala., and attended Alabama State College for Women, now Huntington College, in Montgomery. She taught in the public schools of Gulf County and was later an employee of the St. Joe Paper Co. where she worked in the company's local mill production office. She is survived by brothers: Jacob C. Belin and wife Myrle and C. Leonard Belin and wife Mary, all of Port St. Joe; sister-in-law: Mrs. Dorothy Ebersole of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; nephews: James L. Belin of Port St. Joe, Jacob C. Belin Jr. of Rancho Palos Verdas, Calif., Stephen A. Belin of Valrico, Fla., Charles Ebersole of Tuscaloosa and Patrick Ebersole of Huntsville, Ala.; nieces: Mrs. Joel Morrisett of Houston, Texas, Mrs. Simeon Abby of Charlotte, N.C., and Mrs. Joseph Terrell Salter of Prattville, Ala.; and numerous grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Funeral service for Mrs. Ebersole will be today, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. EDT at First United Methodist Church, 1001 Constitution Drive, with the Rev. Jesse Evans Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot in Holly Hill Cemetery. The family and relatives of Mrs. Ebersole will receive friends in the parlor of First United Methodist Church the hour before the funeral service. Mrs. Ebersole will be remembered by a host of friends, former students, former business associates and relatives. Requested to serve as pallbearers are: James Guilford, Frank Guilford Jr., Dave Maddox, Grady Player, Jim Belin, Cecil Harrison, Steve Belin and Terry Salter. Comforter Funeral Home
Port St. Joe, Fla. 32456
227-1818
601 Long Ave

WOODMAN H. 'WOODY' MINER, SR.
Mr. Woodman H. "Woody" Miner, Sr., 79, of 2632 Michigan Ave., Panama City, Fla., died Friday, Sept. 17, 1999, at his residence. He had been a resident of the area since 1969 moving here from Connecticut. He was an entrepreneur in the hospitality industry and a member of St. John Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife of 58 years: Irene Miner of Panama City; a sister: Sister Mary Laboure of Portland, Maine; daughters: Mary Lee Miner, Lorraine Gilmore and her husband Doug; sons: Woodman H. Miner Jr. and his wife Regina, and Brian Miner and his wife Lois, all of Panama City Beach; a sister in law: Jean Keilty of Panama City; grandchildren: Jason Oakes, Stephanie Oakes, Rebecca Oakes, Shelly Oakes, Tracy Schoppe and her husband Ted, Suzanne Burke and her husband Mike, Allen Miner, Laura Froehlich, Glenn Crilly, Jamie Miner, Elise Miner, Woodman "J.J." Miner III and Charles Miner. A funeral mass will be held at St. John Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are: Allen Miner, Jason Oakes, Charles Miner, Glenn Crilly, Ted Schoppe and Michael Burke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 20, with a rosary service at 7 p.m. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405
763-4694
2403 Harrison Ave.

PAUL FESSENDEN
Mr. Paul Fessenden Jr., 67, of Simmons Bayou passed away Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999 at the home of his son, following an extended illness. A native of College Park, Ga., he served in the Army during the Korean War. While in Atlanta, he was employed by St. Joe Paper Company and Ralston-Purina. He had been a resident of Simmons Bayou for the past 15 years, and was a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Jackie Fessenden of Simmons Bayou; his mother, Sevola Fessenden of Port St. Joe; a son, Marc Fessenden, his wife Phyllis, and daughter Holly all of Southport; a step-son, Bobby Fowler, his wife Janie and family of Locust Grove, Ga.; and a step-daughter Janet Meeks, her husband Jim and family of Cedartown, Ga. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday at the Comforter Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Jesse Evans. Interment will follow in the family plot in Holly Hill Cemetery. He will lie in state at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday. Comforter Funeral Home
Port St. Joe, Fla. 32456
227-1818
601 Long Ave.

BOYD 'JIM' GUTHRIE JR.
Mr. Boyd "Jim" Guthrie Jr. age 61, of 507 Otto Road, Panama City, Fla., died Monday, Sept. 20, 1999, at his home. He had been a resident of the area since 1970, coming here from Alabama. Mr. Guthrie served his country in the U. S. Air Force for three tours of duty in Vietnam and retired as a tech sergeant. He was also a member of the V.F.W. Post in Parker. Mr. Guthrie is survived by his wife of 18 years, Judy Guthrie of Panama City, Fla.; daughters: Michele Ersery and her husband Tim of Maryland and Cathy Eversol of Destin, Fla.; a son, Steve Guthrie of Fort Walton, Fla.; sisters: Jackie Fingerhut and her husband Mike, Linda Stanley of Milton, Fla., and Debbie Gohn of Alabama; a special cousin, Billy Davis; loving niece, Mary A. Smith; and honorable friends: Ken Sanford, Harold Nedly, and Ed Poole; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 22 at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Msgr. Norman Metsy officiating with full military honors conducted by Tyndall AFB. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, today, Sept. 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405
763-4694
2403 Harrison Ave.

STEVEN ALAN HATTON
Mr. Steven Alan Hatton, age 35, of 3413 B. St., Panama City, Fla., died Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999, at a local hospital. He had been a resident of the area for 15 months,coming here from Largo, Fla. Mr. Hatton worked for the Panama City News Herald. He is survived by his mother, Charlotte Hatton of Panama City, Fla.; father, James Hatton of Panama City, Fla.; a brother, Kevin Hatton of St. Petersburg, Fla.; paternal grandmother, Sillar Montgomery of Tiffin, Ohio; step-paternal grandfather, Orbin Montgomery of Tiffin, Ohio; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 23, 1999, at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. J. W. Hunt officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Wednesday, Sept. 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405
763-4694
2403 Harrison Ave.

STEVEN ALAN HATTON
Mr. Steven Alan Hatton, age 35 of 3413 B. St., Panama City, Fla., died Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999, at a local hospital. He had been a resident of the area for 15 months coming here from Largo, Fla. Mr. Hatton worked for The Panama City News Herald and also went to school in Panama City during 5th, 6th, and 7th grade. He is survived by his mother, Charlotte Hatton of Panama City, Fla.; father, James Hatton of Panama City, Fla.; a brother, Kevin Hatton of St. Petersburg, Fla.; paternal grandmother, Sillar Montgomery of Tiffin, Ohio; step-paternal grandfather, Orbin Montgomery of Tiffin, Ohio; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 23 at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. J. W. Hunt officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are: Bill Quick, Lester Parrish, Wendell Eldridge, Carl Mashburn, Lendy Quick, Keith Quick, and David Dotson. Honorary pallbearers will include employees of The Panama City News Herald. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, today, Sept. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405
763-4694
2403 Harrison Ave.

ROSALYN SIKES BYNUM LOWREY
Rosalyn Sikes Bynum Lowrey of 222 South Claire Drive, Panama City, Fla., died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999. She is survived by her children: James Wells Lowrey IV and Ashley Brooke Lowrey; her mother, Jacqueline Sikes; her father and step-mother, John Franklin and Doris Bynum; dear friends: Cathy and Charlie Phillips; brother, John Hubert Bynum and his wife, Martha; sister, Amy Bynum Emery; brother, Jim Bynum and his wife, Valerie; and brother, Thomas F. Bynum; nieces and nephews: John Gray Bynum, Peyton Porter, Nicole Bynum, Jessee Porter, Phillip Porter, and Benjamin Emery. A graveside service will be conducted at sunset at Greenwood Cemetery at 5 p.m. today, Sept. 21 with Monsignor William Crowe officiating. The family will receive friends on today from 6 to 8 p.m. at 206 Hollis Ave., Panama City. Those desiring to may make a donation to the Bay County Chapter of the American Cancer Society in Rosalyn's memory. Wilson Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla.
785-5272
214 Airport Road

ELDA BARILLA
Elda Barilla, age 85 of Panama City, Fla., formerly of Eastchester, New York, died on Sept. 21, 1999. Elda was the former owner of Eldine Bridal Shop in Eastchester. She was the beloved wife of Philip, devoted mother of Lydia Sheehan, dear sister of Robert Jamonico and cherished grandmother of three. Friends may gather at Westchester Funeral Home, Inc. in Eastchester on Monday, Sept. 27. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, Sept. 28 at Immaculate Conception Church, Tuckahoe, followed by interment in Holy Mount Cemtery, Eastchester. Southerland Family Funeral Homes
Panama City, Fla. 32405
785-8532
100 E. 19th St.

JAMES F. HUGHES
Funeral services for Mr. James F. Hughes, 77, of Panama City, will be conducted today, Sept. 22, 1999 at 10 a.m. in Southerland Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert L. Layne officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories. Southerland Family Funeral Homes
Panama City, Fla. 32405
785-8532
100 E. 19th St.

VICKIE LAMBERSON
Mrs. Vickie Lamberson, 44, of 113 Bellamy Circle, Port St. Joe, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at her residence. Born in Augusta, Ga., she moved to Port St. Joe in 1974 from Tallahassee, Fla. Mrs. Lamberson was a kindergarten teacher at Faith Christian School. She was also a member of Grace Baptist Church where she was a very active youth leader. Mrs. Lamberson is preceded in death by her father, Leo Lewis. She is survived by her husband, Rick Lamberson of Port St. Joe; one daughter, Kim Lamberson of Port St. Joe; one son, Ricky Lamberson of Port St. Joe; her mother, Nan Turza and husband, Ted of Port St. Joe; one sister, Cheryl Roberson of Winter Park, Fla.; father and mother-in-law, Dick and Jean Lamberson of Port St. Joe; two brothers-in-law: Mark Lamberson and wife Sarah of Port St. Joe and Scott Lamberson and wife Sandra of Port St. Joe; one sister-in-law, Carole Donner and husband Bob of Tallahassee and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mrs. Lamberson will be conducted Thursday, Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. EST at Long Avenue Baptist Church with Pastor Bruce Duty officiating and Pastor Marty Martin assisting. Interment will follow in Holly Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Long Avenue Baptist Church. Gilmore-Southerland Funeral Home
Port St. Joe, Fla. 32456
229-8111
507 10th St.

ALEX PALMER
Mr. Alex Palmer, age 39, of Altha, Fla. died early Saturday morning Sept. 18, 1999 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Fla. Alex was born in San Jose, Calif. and had lived in Calhoun County for most of his life. He was a native American Indian and was of the Baptist faith. He was a 1978 graduate of Blountstown High School and a graduate of Chipola Jr. College Vocational Technical School. He was a machinist by trade and had served in the United States Navy. Survivors include his parents, Bill and Karen Palmer of Tallahassee; maternal grandmother, Estelle O'Bryan of Blountstown; aunt, Mary Nell Bailey of Blountstown and nephew Brad Palmer of Tallahassee. Funeral service will be held Thursday, Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. (CDT) from the Chapel of Peavy Funeral Home with the Rev. Marvin Nichols officiating. Interment will follow in New Shiloh Cemetery near Altha. No visitation will be held at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at their home tonight and also Thursday after the funeral services. Peavy Funeral Home
Blountstown, Fla. 32424
674-2266
420 Evans Ave.

WILLIAM BEN TAYLOR, SR.
Mr. William Ben Taylor Sr., age 97, of 2008 1/2 2nd Plaza, Panama City, Fla., died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999 at his daughter's home. He had been a resident of the area for 85 years, coming here from Graceville, Fla. Mr. Taylor was a commercial fisherman and attended Callaway Assembly of God Church. He is survived by his daughters: Margaret Hall of Panama City, Fla., Mary Taylor Pickles and her husband Robert of Cooks Bayou, Martha Melvinia Taylor Cottrell and her husband Shannon of Panama City, Fla., and Marie Elizabeth Smith and her husband George of Youngstown; Sons: William Ben Taylor Jr. and his wife Carol of Youngstown, Fla., Dallas Winniard Taylor and his wife Marie of Apalachicola, Carlos Stephen Taylor and his wife JoAnn of Callaway, Fla., and Marty Donowan Taylor and his wife Lisa of Panama City, Fla.; brothers and sisters: Harvey Taylor of Parker, Molly Millirons and Anna Lee Peoples, both of Panama City, Fla., and Beatrice Crews of Starke, Fla.; sister-in-law, Claudia Dowdy of Panama City; nineteen grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 24, 1999 at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dewey Myers officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are: William Ben Taylor III, Dallas Winniard Taylor Jr., Marty Donowan Taylor Jr., Robert Pickles Jr., William Harvey Sapp Jr., and Stephen Wood. Honorary pallbearers will include: Taylor nephews, Millirons nephews, Fulchums nephews, Peoples nephews, Thomas McFatter, William Caster Jr., and Carlos Stephen Taylor. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Thursday, Sept. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405
763-4694
2403 Harrison Ave.

LOIS CAMPBELL
Lois Campbell, age 44, of Wausau, Fla., passed away Monday, Sept. 20, 1999 at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Dothan, Ala. She had been a resident of Wausau for the past three years coming from Marianna, Fla. She was of Methodist faith. Survivors include her husband, Robert Campbell of Wausau; three brothers: David H. Hanson of Lynn Haven, Dallas D. Hanson of Xenia, Ohio, and Darryl J. Hanson of Alford; two sisters: June F. Hevertz of Higley, Ariz., and Kathy K. Meade of Panama City. Memorialization will be by cremation with a memorial service to be held Saturday, Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Brown Funeral Home. Brown Funeral Home
Chipley, Fla. 32428
638-4010
1068 Main St.


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