Alice D. Brown
Alice D. Brown, age 75, 534 Risen Star Drive, Crestview, Fla., died at the home of her niece, Toni Stone, on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999, after a brief illness.
Ms. Brown moved to Florida in 1991 from Stafford, Va., where she was a resident since retiring in 1979 from the Teamsters Union. She was born and raised in Vestaburg, Pa.
Survivors include Betty Greco of Crestview; brother, Harry Brown of Cleveland; sister, Beverly Headley of Camphill, Pa.; daughter, Corrine Tucker of Imperial Beach, Calif.; numerous nieces and nephews, including Toni and Ernest Stone of Crestview, Sara Bock of Fredericksburg, Va., Jackie and Bob Zabielski of Port Orange, Fla., Capt. Henry and Lori Hess of Fredericksburg; William (Andy) Hess of Dayton, Ohio, Michelle and Randy Rodriguez of Crestview, and Terry and Jamie Vandeberg III of Dayton, Ohio.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 13, at 1 p.m. at Hecla Community Church in Hecla, Pa., with the Rev. Dale Poretefield officiating
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Ms. Brown's name to Old Spanish Trail Shrine Club Crippled Children's Fund, P.O. Box 637, Crestview, FL 32536; or to Hospice of Northwest Florida, 1005 W. College Blvd., Niceville, Fla.
Ernestine W. Trent
Ernestine W. Trent, age 71, of Crestview, Fla., died Monday, Feb. 15, 1999, in a local hospital.
She was born in Simon, W.Va., and had been a resident of the Crestview area since 1951. Ernestine was a hairdresser for a few years, working for Eloise's Beauty Shop in Crestview. She was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church and very active in her church.
A loving mother and grandmother, she was predeceased by her husband, Virgil B. Trent.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Cody and Meda Trent of Crestview, and Tim and Cathy Trent of Enterprise, Ala.; daughter and son-in-law, Olivia and Harry Brill of Winchester, Va.; brother, Jay Walls of Pineville, Va.; sister, Justine Walls of Simon; and grandchildren, Chris Trent, Nikki Trent, Dawn Murphy, Karen Trent and Mark Brill.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McLaughlin-Aultman Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at McLaughlin-Aultman Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Kevin Krist, Ed Deabler and Chris Trent officiating. Burial will follow in Old Bethel Cemetery in Crestview.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Mark United Methodist Church, 2250 P.J. Adams Pkwy., Crestview, FL 32536, in memory of Ernestine W. Trent.
McLaughlin-Aultman Funeral Home, Crestview, is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Marie Mylott
Dorothy Marie Lonie Mylott died Sunday, Feb. 14, 1999.
She was born on July 15, 1925, in Dowagiac, Mich., to Harold Pearce Lonie and Pearl Marie Ashbrook. She lived in Elkhart, Ind., before moving to Florida in 1957 and had resided for the past 27 years in Orlando, Fla., where she and her husband were house parents at Great Oaks Village, from where she retired in 1992.
She was a member of Conway United Methodist Church; a volunteer in the radiology department at Lucerne Medical Center; and belonged to several craft circles.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, John M. Mylott.
Mrs. Mylott is survived by her stepmother, Blanche Lonie of Anaheim, Calif.; daughter and son-in-law, Ellen E. and Donald Goodson of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; son, John A. Mylott of Orlando; grandchildren, Diana Reynolds and husband Clifton, Kevin Goodson and wife Mary, both of Fort Walton Beach, John Mylott, and Julie Jerrell and husband Jessie of Pensacola, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Samantha Reynolds, Dillon and Alizabeth Goodson, and Jessie Jerrell. Other survivors include her half-sister, Lorretta Brundige of Anaheim, Calif.; sister-in-law, Margie Schoonover of Gary, Ind.; numerous cousins in Michigan; and childhood friend, Ellen Champion of Orlando.
Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at McLaughlin Mortuary with the Rev. Mike Roberts officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mary Esther United Methodist Church Building Fund, 703 E. Miracle Strip Pkwy., Mary Esther, FL 32569.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, is entrusted with arrangements.
James B. Fatheree
James B. Fatheree, age 89, formerly of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died Feb. 14, 1999.
Services will be held at a later date.
Coffee County Funeral Chapel, Manchester, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements.
Joe Marion Lindsey Sr.
Joe Marion "Pete" Lindsey Sr., age 71, died Feb. 16, 1999, in Niceville, Fla.
Mr. Lindsey was born in Geneva County, Ala., on April 21, 1927. He was a resident of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.
Mr. Lindsey was preceded in death by his father and mother, Joe Cephus and Alberta Bailey Lindsey of Mossy Head, Fla. He is survived by three sons, Joe Marion Lindsey Jr. and wife Dale of Westville, Fla., Jerry Allison Lindsey and wife Leonia of Mossy Head, and Andrew Lindsey and fianc�e Aubrey Merideth of Destin, Fla.; daughters, Rebecca Lindsey Slate and husband Jeff of Kernersville, N.C., Teresa Lindsey Altemus and husband John of Gloucester, Va., Patricia Leigh Lindsey of Norfolk, Va., and Shannen Lindsey Jenkins and husband Randy of Gloucester, Va.; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Roy J. Lindsey and wife Hazel of Enterprise, Ala., and Shelly R. Lindsey and wife Pat of Niceville; brother-in-law, Stokes Gilmore of Argyle, Fla.; sisters, Nettie Alice Akridge of Elba, Ala., Margaret Shirah and husband Bud of Level Plains, Ala., Ann Phelps and husband John of Gulf Breeze, Fla., and Nellie Faye Wise of Mossy head; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at Clary-Godwin Funeral Home Chapel in DeFuniak Springs. Burial will follow in Mossy Head Cemetery.
A time of visitation will be conducted from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
George C. Chestnut
George C. "Shorty" Chestnut, age 69, of Holt, Fla., passed away at his home Monday, Feb. 15, 1999.
He was a lifelong resident of Okaloosa County, Fla., and owner/operator of Shorty's Trim Shop in Crestview, Fla.
Shorty was preceded in death by his wife, Joy Ann Chestnut, on Aug. 27, 1998.
Survivors include his sons, Rex Chestnut, Rick L. Morgan, both of Holt, Randal and Cheryl Morgan of Baker, Fla., and Ronald W. and Becky Morgan of Hueytown, Ala.; brothers, Jim Chestnut of Holt and Billy Chestnut of Crestview; sister, Edwina Baggett of Crestview; and nine grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at Whitehurst Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Larry Batson and Carson Judah officiating. Burial will follow in Old Bethel Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Whitehurst Funeral Home, Crestview, is in charge of arrangements.
Frances Simpson Walker
Frances Simpson Walker, age 77, of Pensacola, Fla., died Monday, Feb. 15, 1999, at her home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel, 2276 Airport Blvd., Pensacola, Fla. (850) 478-3292.
Thelma Mae Mace
Thelma Mae Mace, age 78, of Mary Esther, Fla., passed away Tuesday morning, Feb. 16, 1999, in a local hospital.
Mrs. Mace was born on June 6, 1920, in Huntington, W.Va., to the late Elzie and Ella Burrows. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and one of the founders of the Newcomers Club.
Mrs. Mace was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Col. Herman Mace, U.S. Air Force retired; and by her son, Senior Master Sgt. Morris Edward Mace, U.S. Air Force retired.
She is survived by her daughter, Sherri Houp and husband Lt. Col. Gary Houp, U.S. Air Force retired, of Niceville, Fla.; daughter, Donna Moore and husband Master Sgt. Richard Moore, U.S. Air Force retired, of Mary Esther; daughter-in-law, Mary Mace of Tacoma, Wash.; grandchildren, Jayson Houp, Theresa Moore, Michael Mace, Sean Mace and Ronald Mace; four great-grandchildren; sister, Juanita Mason and husband Darrol of Columbus, Ohio; brother, Dale Burrows and wife Celie of Huntington; brother, Lee Burrows of Huntington; brother, Elzie Burrows Jr. and wife Betty of Columbus; brother-in-law, Gene Mace of Huntington; and sister-in-law, Emma Brokaw and husband Ron of Huntington.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mace will be conducted on Saturday, Feb. 20, at St. Mary's Catholic Church at noon with Father Kevin Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Beal Memorial Cemetery.
The family will greet friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, with a rosary service at 5:30 p.m.
All friends and family are invited to the Hurlburt Field Officers' Club for a celebration of life service immediately following the committal service at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Northwest Florida, 1005 West College Blvd., Suite B, Niceville, FL 32578, in memory of Mrs. Mace.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road N.E., Fort Walton Beach, is in charge of arrangements.
Rex Whitcomb, age 79, a resident of Florala, Ala., passed away in a Florala hospital Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999.
Mr. Whitcomb was a native of Florala and son of the late Daniel Ray and Dora Cawthon Whitcomb. He was a member and lifetime deacon of the First Baptist Church of Florala. He was a former elder of the Presbyterian Church and served as a chaplain assistant in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946. A graduate of Covington County High School and later a graduate of the LSU School of Banking, he was president of the Bank of Florala until his retirement. He served on the Covington County Mental Health Board and the Florala Water Works Board several years ago.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Cox Whitcomb of Florala; daughter, Kathryn Whitcomb of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; brother-in-law, James M. Cox of Knoxville, Tenn., and Lamar Cox of Brooksville, Fla.; five nephews; and four nieces.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, with the Rev. Teddy Avery officiating. Interment will follow in Florala Greenwood Cemetery.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert D. Norris Sr.
Robert D. Norris Sr., age 65, a resident of Gaskin, Fla., passed away at his residence Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1999.
A native of Lakewood, Fla., he was the son of the late James Edward and Nancy Brooks Norris. A son, Robert D. Norris Jr., preceded him in death in 1995. He retired from military service, having served in the U.S. Air Force as a diet technician for over 20 years.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ruth Allen Norris of Gaskin; daughters, Linda Gail Howell of Jefferson, Ga., and Teresa Ann Norris of Lakeland, Fla.; son, Billy Norris of Gaskin; sisters, Irene Albertson of Gaskin and Lorene Tomezwski of Panama City, Fla.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at Gaskin Cemetery with the Rev. James Barrentine officiating. Interment will be in the family plot at Gaskin Cemetery.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.