Pamela Denise Hooks
Pamela Denise Williams Hooks, age 43, 1544 Cedar St., Niceville, Fla., died of ovarian cancer on her birthday, Aug. 30, 1999, in a local hospital.
She was employed as assistant manager at NVOC Regional Sewer Plant and was a former employee of the City of Niceville.
Pamela was a graduate of Niceville High School in 1974 and Okaloosa-Walton Community College. Her hobbies were collecting Beanie Babies, designing and making crafts. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Niceville.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Kenneth Lee Williams; and brother-in-law, Philip Hooks. Survivors include her loving husband, Jim Hooks; son, Ryan Hooks; parents, Rachel C. and Calvin H. Pope; sister, Teresa Voorhees; niece, Jamie Voorhees; friend, Russ Stigall, all of Niceville; brothers-in-law, Ken Hooks of Niceville, and Bobby Hooks of Ocala, Fla.; sister-in-law, Keta Hooks of Houston; and stepsisters, Dianne, Cheryl and Lori, all of California.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at First Assembly of God Church in Niceville, with the Rev. Phil Daniels officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery.
Flowers will be accepted, or donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home, Niceville, entrusted with arrangements.
Alton G. Crawford
Alton G. Crawford, age 55, of Laurel Hill, Fla., died Saturday, Aug. 28, 1999, in a local hospital.
He was a lifelong resident of Okaloosa County, Fla.
Survivors include his sons, Anthony Crawford and Ben Crawford, both of North Carolina; special friends, Tommy Wheeles and Teresa Anderson; brothers, Wilbur, Bruce and Buddy Crawford, all of Laurel Hill; sisters, Marie Bowen, Diane Jones and Mary Givens; and grandson, Collin Crawford.
Memorial services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday at McLaughlin-Aultman Funeral Home Chapel.
McLaughlin-Aultman Funeral Home and Crematory, Crestview, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.
Joe David Simmons
Joe David Simmons, age 62, of Shalimar, Fla., passed away unexpectedly last week in Mobile, Ala.
He was born in Amarillo, Texas, and had lived and worked in Florida for 10 years. Most of his career as a weapons test engineer was at the Naval Air Test Center in Patuxent River, Md. He transferred to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., in 1989 as a program manager in JEMI and AMRAAM and retired in October 1993.
Joe David loved boating, golf, tennis and skiing.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Simmons of Shalimar; mother, Doris Cracolici; and three children, of Mobile.
A graveside service was held at Pinecrest Cemetery in Mobile on Monday, Aug. 30, 1999. Pallbearers included Michael Hull, J.D. Bush, Bob Brown Jr., all of Shalimar, Michael Avery, Sy Avery and Derick Dement of Mobile. Honorary pallbearers were Greg Howland and Gerry Hill, also from Shalimar.
Remembrances may be made in Joe David's memory to the National Parkinsons Foundation, 1501 N.W. 9th Ave., Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136.
Dennis Robert Borgen
Dennis Robert Borgen, age 47, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away Friday, Aug. 27, 1999, in a local hospital.
Mr. Borgen was born on April 22, 1952, in Baltimore and was a longtime resident of Fort Walton Beach.
He was preceded in death by his father, Erven T. Borgen. He is survived by his mother, Opal O. Borgen of Mary Esther, Fla.; brother, Duane A. Borgen of Fort Walton Beach; sister, Jeanne M. Borgen of Tyler, Texas; brother, Maris K. Borgen of Mary Esther; brother, David Borgen and wife Linda of Fort Walton Beach; sister, Sandra Waterman and husband Kevin of Sioux Falls, S.D.; several nieces and nephews; and many other extended family.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at Emerald Coast Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joe Plott officiating.
The family will greet friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road N.E., Fort Walton Beach, entrusted with arrangements.
William Mark Walton
A memorial service for William Mark Walton will be held on Thursday, Sept. 2, 1999, at 5:30 p.m. at Tops'l State Park.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial account has been established at First American Bank.
Burial arrangements are pending.
He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Walton; two sons, Marcus and Andrew Walton; parents, W.E. and Rosa Walton; sister, Wanda VanDorn; and nieces and nephews.
Hazel Reynolds Lovering
Hazel Reynolds Lovering, age 67, of Niceville, Fla., died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 1999, in a local hospital.
She was born in Early County, Ga., and was a resident of the Niceville area since 1973. Mrs. Lovering was a member of First United Methodist Church in Niceville. She loved flowers and loved to work in her flowerbeds at home.
She was predeceased by her father and mother, R.J. Reynolds and Ester Farr Reynolds; and by her brother, Billy Reynolds.
Survivors include her husband, Clarence Lovering of Niceville; son, Clarence Dale Lovering of Gulf Shores, Ala.; brother, Walter White of Deland, Fla.; sister, Eloise Trawick of Blakely, Ga.; and aunt, Lillian Williams of Blakely.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be conducted at First United Methodist Church in Niceville at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, with the Rev. Rural Ausley officiating. Burial will follow in Live Oak Memorial Park Cemetery in Crestview, Fla.
McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home, Niceville, is in charge of arrangements.
Gaylord "Rack" Reichelderfer, age 69, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 1999, of an unexpected heart attack at his home.
Rack was a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant with 20 years of service, including the Korean War and the Viet-nam conflict. While serving his country he received various awards, including the Air Force Commendation Award.
Rack has called Navarre, Fla., his home for the last 13 years, and he was a very active member of Saint Andrews Episcopal Church in Destin, Fla., serving and heading various committees.
Rack will be remembered by his friends as a gracious and caring man who expressed his deep love for the Lord by serving others. He had a special heart for the elderly, infirm and spiritually wounded, and spent many selfless hours caring for their needs.
Rack lived his faith, his quiet example of commitment and character strengthened and encouraged all who knew him. He will be deeply missed.
"Grumpy," as he was affectionately called by his children and grandchildren, was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathy, and survivors include his loving wife, Kay; daughter, Robin Cozadd and husband Allen; son, Timothy and wife Denise; daughter, Missy; as well as grandchildren, Rachel Cozadd, Patrick Cozadd, Zachary Cozadd and Megan Reichelderfer.
The family will receive friends at McLaughlin Mortuary from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday for viewing.
Services will be conducted at Saint Andrews-by-the-Sea in Destin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4.
Flowers or a donation to the St. Andrews Memorial Fund will be accepted in loving memory of Rack.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.
Aubrey L. Peacock
Aubrey L. Peacock, age 57, of Crestview, Fla., and formerly of Troy, Ala., died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 1999, at the home of his daughter following a long illness.
He grew up in Marianna, Fla., where he was born on Feb. 7, 1942.
Aubrey became a Florida Highway Patrol state trooper in 1968 and was stationed in Okaloosa County, Fla., where he lived in Niceville and Valparaiso until his retirement from the FHP. Then he moved to Troy, Ala., and was associated with the mobile home industry.
Aubrey was preceded in death by his mother and father, S.J. and Willie Mae Peacock; and daughter, Judy Lynn Peacock.
Survivors include his daughters, Georgianna Peacock of Crestview, and Mary-Ann Peacock of Johnston Island, Fla.; grandchildren, Zachary Revell and Morgan-Elyse Revell, both of Crestview; brother and sister-in-law, William S. "Buddy" and Jo Peacock of Tallahassee, Fla.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Wilma and Paul Griffin of Pensacola, Fla., Mary Ruth and Luther "Mac" McDonald of Lynn Haven, Fla., and Jo Ann and John Gause of Dothan, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Whitehurst Funeral Home with the Rev. George Skipper officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Cemetery, Valparaiso.
Flowers will be accepted at the funeral home, or donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Aubrey Peacock.
Whitehurst Funeral Home, Crestview, is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Spencer Jordan
Paul Spencer Jordan, age 76, of Anderson, Ind., died at home on Aug. 20, 1999.
Paul died as he lived, with courage, dignity and determination as he fought cancer with great support of family and friends. He was strong and strong-willed to the end.
He was born in Bowling Green, Ky., on Aug. 15, 1923, and resided in Navarre, Fla., for the past 12 years, where he worked at Hurlburt Field commissary.
Robert C. Nardin, Sr.
Robert C. Nardin Sr. of Mary Esther passed away doing what he enjoyed during the holiday weekend.
His memorial service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. in the McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548.
His grandsons, Ryan and Sean, will attend with the rest of his family.
His family and all his friends, especially those in his train club, will miss his enthusiasm and cheer.