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FLORIDA - Okaloosa County - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 146

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Date: Sunday, 2 March 2008, at 11:01 a.m.

Norman Linford Youngblood
Norman Linford Youngblood, 93, of Shalimar, passed away Aug. 14, 1999, in his residence. Mr. Youngblood was born May 22, 1906, in Philadelphia, Pa., and moved to Shalimar in 1997 from Sun City Center, Fla. He was a retired Philadelphia police lieutenant and member of Fernwood Masonic Lodge 543.
Mr. Youngblood is the son of Edward and Elizabeth, a descendant of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Mr. Youngblood is preceded in death by his son, Norman Youngblood and his daughter, Kathryn Youngblood. He is survived by his wife Kathryn, sons Russell Youngblood of Shalimar and Leland Youngblood of Greenville, Tenn.; and daughter, Patricia Lynch of Glen Mills, Penn.
Funeral service for Mr. Youngblood will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, 1999, in the Emerald Coast Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Frank Dole officiating. A Masonic service will follow. The family will greet friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 19, 1999, at Mansion Memorial Park in Ellenton, Fla.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Hospice of Northwest Florida, 490 Highway 85 North, Suite C, Niceville, FL 32578, in memory of Mr. Youngblood.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road N.E., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 is in charge of arrangements.

Ed J. Neiner
Ed J. Neiner, age 84, of Niceville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 14, 1999, at a local hospital.
He was born April 8, 1915, in Erie, Pa., the son of Edward Jacob Neiner and Blanche Burton Neiner.
He served in the United States Navy in World War II.
Mr. Neiner opened the first State Farm Insurance Agen-cy in Fort Walton Beach in 1956. He retired in 1990.
He was a member of the Niceville-Valparaiso Rotary Club and the First Presbyterian Church of Niceville.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Neiner of Niceville; stepson, Mike Cheves of Niceville; stepdaughter, Beverly and husband George Mapletoft of Orlando; sisters, Susan Kreider and Nancy Olson, both of Kissimmee; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Complying with Edward's wishes, he will be cremated with no memorial services.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to your favorite charity or the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund.
McLaughlin Twin City Mortuary is entrusted with the arrangements.

Tony Vilano Barber
Mr. Tony Vilano Barber, age 29, of Navarre, passed away early Saturday morning, Aug. 14, 1999, at a local hospital.
Mr. Barber was born Oct. 26, 1969, in Jacksonville.
He served in the United States Air Force for six years and was currently in the Air Force Reserve.
Tony was employed as a home inspector with Guardian Pest Control.
He was a member of the Mary Esther Baptist Church and was a loving and devoted husband, father, brother and son.
Mr. Barber is survived by his wife, Lainie W. Barber of Navarre; son, Triston Cole Barber of Navarre; a soon-to-be father of his second child; mother and step-father, Carolyn and Jack Piccalo of Jacksonville; father and stepmother, Clyde and Lawanda Barber of Green Cove Springs; three sisters, Sheryl Hartzog and husband Allen, Theresa Petty and husband Randy and Debbie Ownby and husband Bryan, all of Green Cove Springs; parents-in-law, John and Gail Wesley Jr. of Andalusia, Ala.; brother-in-law, Chris Wesley of Huntsville, Ala.; six nephews and one niece; and many extended family and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Barber will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 17, 1999, in the Mary Esther Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Plott officiating.
Interment will follow in Beal Memorial Cemetery.
Asked to serve as pallbearers are Allen Hartzog, Bryan Ownby, Randy Petty, Buddy Infinger, Bob Nichols and Buzz Castelli.
The family will greet friends at the funeral home Monday, Aug. 16, 1999, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Flowers will be accepted but those who wish may make donations to the Mary Esther Baptist Church in memory of Mr Tony V. Barber.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road N.E., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547, is in charge of the arrangements.

Rosia Holmes
Mrs. Rosia Holmes, 68, of Vernon, died Aug. 13, 1999, in Gulf Coast Medical Center.
She was a native of Vernon and was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include her husband, Sam B. Holmes of Vernon; three sons, Albert and Emma Holmes of Fort Walton Beach, Ralph and Estella Holmes of Vernon, and Andrew and Mary Holmes of Deltona; two brothers, Arbuckles and Ola Peterson, and C. B. and Gussie Peterson, all of Ebro; five sisters, Ethel Malloy, Madie and Alexandra Brown, Lula Douglas, all of Ebro, Fannie Peterson of Pensacola, and Irene Holmes of Orlando.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, 1999, at St. Luke AME Church Vernon with Elder Willie Brown and Pastor Jerome Goodman officiating.
Interment will follow in the St. Luke Memorial Garden Cemetery with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley directing.
The remains will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16, 1999, in the Cooper Funeral Home Chapel.

William J. Kaiser
Retired Col. William J. Kaiser, age 79, of Shalimar, Fla., passed away Aug. 16, 1999, in a local hospital.
He was born on Sept. 22, 1919, in New York City and moved to Shalimar in 1967. Col. Kaiser retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1967 after 27 years of service. He was a veteran of World War II, where he received the Silver Star and the Purple Heart. He was a member of Hadji Shrine Temple and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite of Boston, and a 50-year member of the Grand Lodge of Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William J. Sr., and Elizabeth. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Frances; son, Alan of Syracuse, Utah; daughters, Susan Pratt of Panama City, Fla., Sharon Martin of Hurley, Miss., and Nance Kidd of Crestview, Fla.; and grandchildren, Duane, Andrew, Ben, Holly, Linda, Sara and Victoria.
Col. Kaiser will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Little Chapel Funeral Home, 910 Beal Pkwy., Fort Walton Beach, entrusted with arrangements.

Rev. Fullmer Ellis
The Rev. Fullmer Folsom Ellis, age 75, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, Aug. 15, 1999.
He passed away peacefully at his Milligan, Fla., residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Elba, Coffee County, Ala., on Oct. 14, 1923, to Pete and Delie Ellis. He became pastor for the Assembly of God Ministries and moved his family to Okaloosa County, Fla., in 1963. He pastored various churches in Alabama and Northwest Florida. He was a dedicated father and grandfather. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of Mount Olive Assembly of God Church in Brundidge, Ala. The Rev. Ellis was preceded in death by his son, Leonard Dean Ellis, in 1979.
Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 52 years, Mavis Nadine Ellis of Milligan; sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Evelyn Ellis of Longwood, Fla., Gary and Brenda Ellis of Baker, Fla., Lee and Rhonda Ellis of Milligan, and Wesley and Kristie Ellis of Crestview, Fla.; daughters and sons-in-law, Elaine and Gary Smith of Crestview, and Rhonda and Pete Trepak of Baker, Fla.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Connie Turvin of Troy, Ala., Lois Ellis of Troy, Annie Clyde Bundy of Jack, Ala., and Alice Bundy of Brundidge, Ala.; and brothers, Foster Ellis and Foreman Ellis, both of Brundidge.
A time of visitation will be conducted at Whitehurst Funeral home on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at Shady Grove Assembly of God Church in Baker with the Revs. Malcolm Parker, Chuck Chapman and Don Price officiating. Interment will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery in Baker.
Floral tributes will be accepted at the funeral home, or for those who so desire, the family suggests contributions to Hospice of Northwest Florida Inc.
Arrangements and services under the direction of Whitehurst Funeral Home, 436 W. James Lee Blvd., Crestview.

Doralene G. Stewart
Doralene G. Stewart, age 74, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., died Sunday, Aug. 15, 1999, in Crestview Nursing Home.
Mrs. Stewart was born on Nov. 22, 1924, to James B. "Buck" and Pinkie Holman Gainey in DeFuniak Springs, where she remained a lifelong resident. She was Baptist by faith and a member of First Baptist Church of Mossy Head, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Newton Stewart Jr., and grandson, Ronnie Kelley.
Mrs. Stewart is survived by her sons, Lynn Stewart and wife Claudette of DeFuniak Springs, and Lance Stewart of Mossy Head; daughters, Sherry Kelley and husband Robert, Joann Stewart, Martha Stewart, Susan Prescott and husband Daniel, all of Mossy Head; sister, Lois Bare and husband Bernie of Jefferson, N.C.; grandchildren, Lisa Nall and husband Kevin, David Prescott, Chad Stewart and wife Heather, Ronnie Stewart, Eric Kelley and wife Tina, and Larry Kelley and wife Thoy; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, at First Baptist Church of Mossy Head with the Rev. Bill Willcox officiating. Burial will follow in Mossy Head Baptist Church Cemetery.
A time of visitation will be conducted from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Clary-Godwin Funeral Home Chapel.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home, DeFuniak Springs, is in charge of arrangements.

Harold Leroy Davis Sr.
Harold Leroy Davis Sr., age 81, 720 Powell Drive, Niceville, Fla., passed away Aug. 13, 1999, of pneumonia and congenital heart failure.
He was born in Freisburg, N.J., on April 6, 1918, and moved to Niceville in 1976 from Shiloh, N.J.
Mr. Davis enlisted in the Army in 1940, was sent to the Panama Canal and was part of construction of France Field. He served in the Regular Army from October 1945 to April 1947. He was a construction machine operator at Fort Belvoir, Va. He performed overseas duty in Panay, Philippine Island, and was discharged from the Army in 1947. He was a lifetime member of American Legion Post 95 in Bridgeton, N.J., and a lifetime member of AMVETS Post 78 in Niceville.
Mr. Davis' early life was as a farmer. He loved the country and wide-open spaces. He was a builder (self-taught), constructing his own home in Bridgeton. He worked 33 years for Owen-Illinois Glass Co. in Bridgeton. For the last 10 of those years, he was supervisor of Batch House, where material for glass was mixed. He retired from the Glass Co. in 1976 and moved to Niceville, where he worked for several local lumber companies. His last place of employment was at Niceville Cash and Carry.
Mr. Davis was of the Baptist faith and attended Seventh-Day Baptist Church in Marlboro, N.J., a church which had served his family for many years. He was always ready to lend a helping hand to those in need, and had a way of being there when needed, no matter what the situation.
Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his mother, Florence Cordrey Davis; father, David Sanford Davis; and brother, Donald Davis. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Dorothy M. Davis of Niceville; daughter, Mary Louise McPherson of Bridgeton; sons, Harold L. Davis Jr. of Shiloh, Henry L. Davis of Bridgeton, James L. Davis of Brigantine, N.J., John L. Davis of Delta, Colo., and Keith L. Davis of Vineland, N.J.; stepdaughter, Patricia Ann Murphy; stepsons, Albert Lynn Lore of Longwood, C. Gilbert Lore of New Castle, Dela.; sisters, Mildred Corona of Woodruff, N.J., Nellie Chann of Bridgeton, and Dorothy Pierce of Vineland; brother, Glen Davis of Radcliff, Ky.; 19 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Freitag Funeral Home in Bridgeton is entrusted with arrangements. Interment will be in Fernwood Memorial Gardens in Shiloh.
A memorial service will be conducted on Sept. 1 at 11 a.m. at St. Jude's Episcopal Church on Partin Drive in Niceville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Marlboro Seventh-Day Baptist Church, 606 Marlboro-Quinton Road, Bridgeton, N.J. 08302, in Mr. Davis' name.
"I will leave this earth without doing everything I had intended to do.
But I hope what I leave behind showed I cared.
That I did my best and hopefully it reflected the honor that life is due."

Omar R. Nagle
Omar R. Nagle, age 79, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away Friday evening, Aug. 13, 1999, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla.
Mr. Nagle was a retired aeronautical design engineer. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and a member of the VFW post in Fort Walton Beach. Mr. Nagle had lived in this area for 30 years.
He is survived by his wife, Callie Louise Nagle of Fort Walton Beach; sons, Richard Omar Nagle Jr. of Jasper, Ala., Robert Nagle of Arizona, and Scott Nagle of Orlando, Fla.; stepson, Mark McClure of Corpus Christi, Texas; sisters, Mary and Margaret Nagle, both of Plant City, Okla., and Gracie Rice of Gatlinburg, Tenn.; and nine grandchildren.
A celebration of life service will be held at Little Chapel Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, with the Rev. Ken Murie officiating. Interment will take place at a later date in Beal Memorial Cemetery.
Floral tributes are accepted.
Little Chapel Funeral Home, 910 Beal Pkwy., Fort Walton Beach, entrusted with arrangements.

Macon Eugene Henderson
Macon Eugene "Gene" Henderson, age 73, of Mossy Head, Fla., went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Aug. 15, 1999, after an extended illness.
Gene had lived in Mossy Head for the past 25 years. He was faithful and loving to his family and church.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Annie L. Henderson; sons and their wives, Jerry and Earline Henderson of Pensacola, Fla., Ted and Irma Henderson of Houston, and Randy and Gwen Henderson of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.; daughters and husbands, Jean and Ray McKinney of Crestview, Fla., Susie and John Shannonhouse of Lynn Haven, Fla., Nellie and James Roberts of DeFuniak Springs, Brenda and Earl Barrett of Point Washington, Fla., Sandra Gernatt of Ocala, Fla., and Patricia Johnson of DeFuniak Springs; 35 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Gene was born in Coffee County, Ala., on Dec. 8, 1925, to Willie and Lila Henderson. He had lived in Okaloosa and Walton counties since 1956. He will be missed by his family, friends and many acquaintances.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, at World Evangelism Outreach Church, Hwy. 90 East at Davis Lane, DeFuniak Springs, with the Revs. R.W. White and Harold Taunton officiating.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home, DeFuniak Springs, is in charge of arrangements.

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