VERNON C. ARCHER
Vernon C. Archer, 84, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, December 1, 1999, at a local hospital, after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Archer was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Lucille Archer; daughters, Edith Luverne Archer, and Linda Anne Lutz; sons, Leon Maurice Archer and Vernon Ellis Archer; sisters, Mary Anna Gassman, Iola Antoinette Brown and Eva Mildred Sapp; brother, Earl Russell Archer; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 4, 1999, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. Virgil Payne officiating.
Interment will follow at the Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be church members and family.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Faith Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.
GUY A. BOOKER
Guy A. Booker, 89, of Pensacola, died December 1, 1999 in Pensacola.
Mr. Booker was born in Garnines, Maine. He was educated in the Gardiner schools, and he attended the University of Maine receiving his degree in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Booker was a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers since 1946 and was awarded the status of Professional Member Emeritus in 1976.
He has held office in a number of national, regional, state and local organizations including, Chairman Textile Section of the National Safety Council. He was President of Southern Safety Conference, also President of the N. W. Florida Society of Safety Engineers. He was on the Board of Directors of the N. W. Association in Pensacola, and President of the Industrial Management Association in Pensacola. Mr. Booker was a member of the Our Savior Catholic Church. He also served in the U.S. Navy at the rank of Lieutenant. Mr. Booker joined Chemstrand Corp. in 1953 as a Safety Supervisor and retired in 1974 from Monsanto.
Survivors include wife, Frances (Peggy) Dodge Booker; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ellen and William Addison, Sally Eileen and James Currie, all of Pensacola; son and daughter-in-law, Richard Donald and Diane Booker of Rumson, NJ; eight grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Saturday at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel with Father Martin D. Holley officiating.
Burial will be in the Bayview Memorial Park.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Harper- Morris Memorial Chapel from 1 p.m. to service time, Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Family Services 2627-C Creighton Road, Pensacola, FL 32504 or the Our Savior Catholic Church.
NUBBIE EDWARD BOOKER
Nubbie Edward Booker, 64, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, December 1, 1999 at his home.
Mr. Booker was of the Pentacostal faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann Booker.
Survivors include two daughters, Debbie Rudd and Laurie Owens; two sons, Paul D. Booker and James T. Booker; two brothers, Millard Booker and Jimmie Booker; five grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and other extended family.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, December 4, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Velma Glass officiating.
Interment will be in Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy., is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Faith Chapel from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday.
EVA MARIE HUTCHINSON
Eva Marie Hutchinson passed away in peace at her home in Prescott, AZ, where she had resided for the past seven years.
She was a former resident of Milton. She was born in Trenton, NJ on July 4, 1924 to Raymond and Florence Solomon. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Howard & Paul; and husband Charles.
Survivors include sons, Roy Patterson (Teddi), Tom Patterson (Tori), Paul Patterson (Rita), Raymond Patterson (Lynda); two daughters, Pearl Patterson and Marie Harris (Jesse); thirteen grandchildren; and eight great- grandchildren.
Her world will forever be seen in her descendants eyes, enjoyed like the grandeur of her western sunrise. Our minds will reflect on the givens of her life and spirits will rise with the strength of our love uncompromised. Her love will last forever.
A memorial service will be held on December 4, 1999, at 10 a.m. at Lewis Funeral Home, Milton.
LEWIS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
JAMES EDWARD KNIGHT
James Edward Knight, 65 of Pensacola died Tuesday, November 30, 1999 at his home
Mr. Knight was born in Cantonment, FL on October 27, 1934. He attended the schools of Escambia County and worked as a cement finisher for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Rev. Fannie Knight; mother, Eula M. Crum; four daughters; one son; one brother; two sisters; twelve grandchildren; three aunts and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday at Tabernacle #2 Baptist Church with Rev. David Blackmon officiating.
There will be no wake. Mr Knight may be viewed today at Reeds Funeral Home from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
REEDS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
THELMA J. RIVERS
Thelma J. Rivers, 61, of Detroit, Michigan, died Thursday, November 25, 1999 in Detroit.
Mrs. Rivers was a native of Pensacola, Florida who resided in Detroit for the past 21 years.
She leaves in her loving memory: two daughters, Pamela Greenhow of Baltimore, MD and Michelle Rivers of Detroit, MI; two sons, Harvey Rivers and Douglas Johnson, both of Detroit, MI; two brothers, Willis Mathis and Clifton Mathis, both of Pensacola, FL; one son-in-law, Monte Greenhow of Baltimore, MD; six sisters-in-law; fourteen grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
Funeral Cortege will leave from 1540 Channing Place.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday at All Faith Community Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Woods officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
JOE MORRIS and SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the church from 12 to 1 p.m., Saturday.
SAMUEL KENNETH ROE
Mr. Samuel Kenneth Roe, 24, of Brewton, AL, died Tuesday, November 30, 1999 in a Birmingham hospital.
Mr. Roe was a native and life long resident of Brewton. He was a student at Troy State University, an Eagle Scout in Troop 31 and was a member of the Order of the Arrow. Mr. Roe was a member of the New Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Survivors include his parents, Thurman and Dorothy Roe (Barnetts Crossroads); grandmother, Flossie Roe (Grove Hill, AL); brother, Ben (Brandie) Roe (Barnetts Crossroads); and a niece, Victoria Roe.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 4, 1999 at Craver's Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Brown officiating.
Interment will be in New Bethlehem Cemetery, Barnetts Crossroads.
CRAVER'S FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be held at Craver's Funeral Home, Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Grace Smith, 69, of Pensacola, died Saturday, November 27, 1999 at home following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Smith was born March 20, 1930 in Jasper, Mississippi. Mrs. Smith resided in Pensacola for over 30 years.
She leaves her surviving loved ones: nine sons, two daughters, one son-in-law, three daughters-in-law, one special granddaughter, four granddaughters, nine grandsons, three brothers, one sister, and a host of relatives and special friends.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday at Joe Morris and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Clarence Robinson officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
JOE MORRIS and SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Joe Morris Chapel from 6 to 7 p.m., Friday.
DORIS BOUTWELL TARPLEY
Mrs. Doris Boutwell Tarpley, 77, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, December 1, 1999, at the home of her daughter in Pace.
Mrs. Tarpley was a native of Canoe, Ala., and had been Pensacola resident for the past 40 years, coming from Century, Fla. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
Mrs. Tarpley was preceded in death by three children, Jerry Wayne Viita, Norman Viita and Jean Marie Lashley; and one granddaughter, Lisa.
Survivors include two sons, Edward (Linda) Viita and Ricky Bennett, both of Pensacola; a daughter, Maria (James) Lindberg of Pace; one brother, Dewitt Boutwell of Portsmouth, Va.; four sisters, Lula Sales of Flomaton, Ala., Dessie Maulden of Panama City, Essie Calloway of Pensacola and Vonette Crawley of Century, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Monday, December 6, 1999 at 10 a.m. at Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Aubrey Pittman officiating.
Burial will be in Rock Cemetery in Flomaton, Ala.
FLOMATON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be held at Flomaton Funeral Home Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.
ANNIE BLACK TERRELL
Annie Black Terrell, 80, of Cantonment, died Monday, November 29, 1999, in a local hospital, following a brief illness.
Mrs. Terrell was a lifelong resident of Cantonment and was a retired chef.
Survivors include three daughters and one son-in-law, Ruth and Charlie Henderson, Doris Amoye and Clarisia Terrell, all of Cantonment; five sons and four daughters-in-law, Charles Williams, David and Adelle Black, James and Earlene Terrell, Harrell and Varnell Terrell, all of Pensacola, and Lester and Ella Terrell of Chicago, Ill.; a special grandson, whom she reared, Harrell Terrell, Jr.; six step-children; 21 grandchildren; 31 great- grandchildren; sisters, Sara Gunn, Mary Hull and Lillian Mae Peters; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 4, 1999, at Greater First Baptist Church Cantonment with the Rev. W.J. Dailey officiating.
Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Cedar Town.
BENBOE FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Terrell will be available for viewing Friday from noon until 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
Friends may call at the church from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday.
MARY WILSON GUINN
Mary Wilson Guinn, died Thursday, December 2, 1999, at the Hospice Residence following a short illness.
She was born June 16, 1918 in Barnesville, GA.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and one sister.
She was the beloved wife of the late William F. Guinn and was married to William for 57 years upon the date of his death.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dana and Richard Gibson; sisters, Amelia Buckley of Ft. Walton Beach, Jackie Adair of Decatur, Ga., Mildred Brantley of Milner, Ga. Missing her as she makes this last journey are her three grandsons, Neil Lilienthal of Dallas, TX, Steven Lilienthal of Las Vegas, NV, Craig Lilienthal of Las Vegas, NV; and three great- grandchildren, Jay, Thomas and Amber Lilienthal.
Mary had several jobs before becoming a full time parent with the last completed service as a PBX operator for Knight-Orr Company in Jacksonville, Fla.
She and William had been residents of Pensacola since 1968. She was an active bowler in the Cordova Women's Leagues and will be missed by her many friends there.
In her retirement years, Mary made and distributed to Sacred Heart Children's Hospital, several hundred newborn baby Beanies hats and blankets. At this sad time, there is still another delivery at her daughter's house waiting to be delivered at Christmas.
Her family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to the nurses at West Florida Regional Medical Center, Floor 6 South and for the kind and loving care given to her at the Hospice Residence during the period of her illness. Your help during this period will not be forgotten.
Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, December 6, 1999 at Bayview Memorial Park with the Reverend Richard Wiggers officiating.
Burial will follow at Bayview Memorial Park.
BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway is in charge of arrangements.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Hospice of Northwest Florida, 2001 North Palafox Street, Pensacola, Florida 32501.
ORRIE PEDIGO MISA
Orrie Pedigo Misa, age 82, of Pensacola, passed away peacefully Friday morning.
She was born in the Springhill Community and had lived in Pensacola most of her life. She was retired from Civil Service NAS.
She is survived by, her daughter, Kay Simoneaux; four granddaughters and husbands, Dolores and Kenneth Parker, Rita and John Booth, Leta and Scotty Sanderson, Helen and Rick Bondie; three grandsons, Kim Simoneaux, Jim Simoneaux, Rennie Simoneaux; thirteen grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
The family wishes to express their special thanks to Janice and Linda at Tranquil Acres for their loving attention.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Donnie Sowell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Goza will officiate.
Interment will be in Brake Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be her grandsons and grandsons-in-law.
Honorary pallbearers will be Christopher Parker, Adam Booth, Jim Bo Simoneaux and Alex Sanderson.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home.
DONNIE SOWELL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
WILLIAM DANIEL NOBLES, JR.
William Daniel Nobles, Jr., of Pensacola, died Thursday, December 2, 1999 at his home.
Mr. Nobles was born February 19, 1919. He was the son of the late Dr. William Daniel Nobles and Claudia Crockett Nobles. He was a lifetime member of Gadsden Street United Methodist Church and a believer in the Holy Sovereignty of Jesus Christ. He was a graduate of Pensacola High School and Rollins College. Mr. Nobles was President and Chairman of the Board of Horizon Bank of Florida, President of West Florida Heart Association and a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida State Heart Association. He was the co-organizer with Dr. H. Paul Mathison of Law Enforcement Ministries, now known as Interfaith Jail Ministries. Mr. Nobles was President of the West Florida Safety Council, Charter Member of the Pensacola Optimist Club and President and Treasurer of Escambia Search and Rescue. He was the first commercial lessee on Santa Rosa Island and Trustee of Roberts' Cemetery. Mr. Nobles was a 32 degree Scottish Rite Mason and a member of the Hadji Shrine Temple. He received a fifty year service award from the Florida Bankers Association. Mr. Nobles was a lifetime member of the Pensacola Yacht Club, the Bayou Boys' Association and the Coliseum Club. He was also a member of the Pensacola Country Club.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce W. Nobles; three sons and two daughters-in-law, William D. Nobles, III, John W. and Molly Nobles & David M. and Becki Nobles; daughter, Linda L. Nobles; sister, Jane Nobles Elebash; seven grandchildren, Stephanie H. Byrne, William D. Nobles, IV, Robert H. Nobles, Patrick W. Nobles, Ryan S. Nobles, Whitney F. Nobles and Meredith W. Nobles; a great- granddaughter, Savannah E. Byrne.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Sunday at Gadsden Street United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dan Rhodes and the Rev. William Bottoms, officiating.
Private family graveside services being held at Roberts' Cemetery.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gadsden Street United Methodist Church (433-0014) or Interfaith Jail Ministries (436-9587).
DONALD E. STEWART
Donald E. Stewart, 86, of Pensacola, Fla. died November 25, 1999 in a local hospital.
Mr. Stewart was a native of Western Pennsylvania. After graduation from Grove City College in Pennsylvania, Don worked for U.S. Steel in Pittsburgh for 36 years. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He and his wife enjoyed retirement in Pinehurst, NC for thirteen years before moving to Pensacola, Florida in 1997.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ruth Stewart; daughters, Linda Wilson and her husband, Jerry of Mobile, Ala., Suzanne Stewart of Bay Pointe, CA; brother, Alvin Stewart and his wife, Connie of East Longmeadow, Mass; his sister-in-law, Frances Sperry of Phoenix, AZ; six grandchildren; nices and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 4, 1999 at Azalea Trace, 10100 Hillview Road, Pensacola, Florida.
SERENITY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, Mobile, Ala. is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family is establishing a memorial scholarship fund at Grove City College. Gifts may be sent to Donald E. Stewart Fund, Development Office, Grove City College. 100 Campus Drive, Grove City, Pennsylvania, 16127-9988.