Ollie Faye Howell
Ollie Faye Howell, age 48, of Crestview, Fla., died at her residence in Crestview on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1999, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mrs. Howell was born in Columbia, La., on May 31, 1951, to Baker Cicero and Bernettie Barber Duke and had been a resident of the Northwest Florida area since moving here from Sunset, Utah, in October 1992. She was a secretary with civil service and Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
She was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Crestview. Mrs. Howell was in her senior year at the University of West Florida, majoring in computer science. At Eglin she worked for technical directorate of the 46th Test Wing. In 1996 she was selected as the AFOTEC Category III Employee of the Year.
Survivors include her husband, Robert T. Howell of Crestview; son, Eric Howell of Gainesville, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly Ann and James Ragan of Clearfield, Utah; brother, Clifford R. Duke of New Orleans; sisters, Willie Jean Shields of West Monroe, La., Dottie Gibson of Columbia, La., and Mary Ann Freeman of Grayson, La.; and grandchildren, Victoria Lynn and Thomas Duke Ragan, both of Clearfield.
A time of visitation will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted at Southside Baptist Church in Crestview on Friday, Nov. 19, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Randy Huckabee officiating. Mrs. Howell will be placed in the church one hour prior to funeral services.
Additional services and intermenty will be in West Monroe under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home and Antioch Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society; or to Bay Medical Hospice in Destin; or floral tributes may be sent to the Kilpatrick Funeral Home in West Monroe.
Arrangements and services under the direction of Whitehurst Funeral Home, Crestview.
Michael S. Jordan
Michael S. Jordan of Honokaa, Hawaii, son of M.A. Tony Jordan and the late Nancy E. Jordan of Honokaa passed away at Twin Cities Hospital in Niceville, Fla., on Nov. 16, 1999.
He is survived by his companion, Mary Williams of Laguna Beach, Calif.; brothers, Sgt. Kerry S. and Angel Jordan of Niceville, Bryan C. Jordan of Honokaa, and Shannon O. Jordan of Kamuela, Hawaii; sisters, Sandra C. and Clarence Baijo Jordan, Toni (Jordan) and Carroll Hall; three nephews; 10 nieces; and one grand-niece.
Michael was a former U.S. Marine, personnel assistant for the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, and a cashier/host for the Kahala Hilton Hotel in Waikiki.
Aloha and Mahalo for sharing Mike's life!
Glenn Phillip Stoltz
Glenn Phillip Stoltz, age 35, of Houston, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999.
Glenn was born on April 12, 1964, to his parents, Carl and Cecile Stoltz, at McDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla. He graduated from Fort Walton Beach High School before moving to Panama City, Fla., and eventually Houston where he was employed by Townsend Machine Co. as a steel machinist. Glenn loved golf, darts and softball and he will be missed by all who knew him.
Mr. Stoltz was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Glenn and Dolly Stoltz; maternal grandparents, Philippe and Jeanne Plourde; and uncle, Raymond Plourde. Glenn is survived by his loving parents of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; children, Jennifer and Brandon Stoltz of Houston; former wife, Debbie Stoltz , also of Houston; brother, Michael Stoltz and wife Allyson of Weston, Fla.; brother-in-law, Jim Turner of Fort Walton Beach; father-in-law, Merrill Turner and wife Anna of Fort Walton Beach; and brother-in-law, Rodney Olson and wife Vickie of Brandon, Fla.
A memorial service for Glenn will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Emerald Coast Funeral Home Chapel with Father Kevin Johnson officiating. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to services.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 222 N.E. Hospital Drive, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 (850-243-0131), in memory of Glenn Stoltz.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road, Fort Walton Beach, is in charge of arrangements.
Carol Ann King
Carol Ann King, age 28, and her unborn child, Dalton Ray Hallford, died Nov. 16, 1999, at her residence in Freeport, Fla.
She was born on Dec. 26, 1970, in Columbus, Ga., to William Edward and Mary Glass Pippin. She was a resident of Freeport for the past 19 years.
She was a loving mother, sister and devoted friend who will be greatly missed.
Ms. King is survived by her son and daughter, Jonathan and Melisa King and their father, John F. King of Freeport; brothers, Jessie F. Pippin and wife Dee of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., and William Pippin Jr. of Columbus; sister, Mary Ann and Ray Maples of Freeport; fiance, Brent C. Hallford of Freeport; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at noon Saturday, Nov. 20, at Clary-Godwin Funeral Home Chapel with Raymond B. Hallford officiating. Burial will follow in Christian Home Cemetery in Black, Ala.
A time of visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel.
Pallbearers will be Sammy Hallford, Durrand Hallford, Brian Green, Joe Dixon, Alva Baker, Terry Steele, Ken Berdeaux, Mark Smith and James Pippin.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangement.
Russell Carl Nichols
Russell Carl Nichols, age 36, of Lehigh Acres, Fla., passed away unexpectedly at his home Monday, Nov. 15, 1999.
He was born on April 15, 1963, in Lincoln, Neb., and had lived in the local area until approximately nine years ago when he moved to Lehigh Acres.
Russell was a very talented individual, an artist, a wood craftsman and a musician. He loved to play the guitar and had made one that he enjoyed playing. By trade he was a building contractor. He loved and always enjoyed being with his children.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Denise Nichols, in 1960. He is survived by his parents, Loyd and Florence Nichols of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; children: son, Jacob Nichols; and daughter, Ashley Nichols, both of Lehigh Acres; brothers, Loyd Nichols of California, Vincent Nichols of Fort Walton Beach; sisters, Tracy Verhine of Fort Walton Beach, Donna Hill of Opp, Ala., and Caroline Nichols, also of Fort Walton Beach; other nieces and nephews and aunts and uncles; and a special person in his life, Melinda.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Little Chapel Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, at Little Chapel Funeral Home with Stephen Olivier officiating. Friends may also call at the funeral home one hour prior to services.
Little Chapel Funeral Home, 910 Beal Pkwy., Fort Walton Beach, is in charge of arrangements.
Joseph James Mastromonico Sr.
Joseph James Mastromonico Sr., age 96, passed away in Albuquerque, N.M., on Nov. 17, 1999.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Elena Tuccillo Mastromonico. Joseph was born in New York in 1903 and was a resident of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., since 1979, a former resident of Aiken, S.C., and a recent resident of Albuquerque.
He was the loving father of Arnold, Joseph and Charles; grandfather to Michelle, Philip, Tim, Kara, Marc, Laurel, Jeff and Elizabeth; and great-grandfather to Tyler, Lindsey, Morgan, Hannah, Aimie and Katie. He is endeared by his daughters-in-law, Thea, Darlene and Jane; and his enduring family, Judy, and his family friends of the Italian American Culture Society, Bill, Rae, Hoe, Leo, Ray and Nellie.
Joseph was an acclaimed artist to his family and active in the Arts and Design Society of Fort Walton Beach; past president of AARP; originator of the Blue Light emergency response system for the elderly; active in the Bookmobile; a senior member of Sons of Italy; and an enduring friend to most everyone who had the joy of meeting him.
Mass is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. today at Church of the Risen Savior in Albuquerque with the Rev. Paul Baca as celebrant.
Pallbearers will be Philip Mastromonico, Arnold Mastromonico, Jay Campbell, Tyler Campbell, Joe Mastromonico and Charles Mastromonico.
Request family and friends, in lieu of flowers, send donations to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 110 St. Mary's Ave. S.W., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548; and/or Presbyterian Hospice, 8300 Constitution N.E., Albuquerque, N.M. 87100.
Arrangements by Sandia Funeral Care in Albuquerque.
Frank J. DeMarco
Frank J. DeMarco, age 72, of Navarre, Fla., passed away Friday, Nov. 19, 1999, in a local hospital.
Mr. DeMarco was born on Dec. 30, 1926, in Long Island, N.Y., to the late Frank and Margaret DeMarco. Frank lived in Navarre for the last five years, moving here from Denver, Colo. He enjoyed golf and was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church and the Elks Lodge 2787 in Holley-Navarre.
Frank was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 49 years, Norma DeMarco. He is survived by his daughter, Sue Ann Wilson and husband Rick of Crestview, Fla.; son, Paul DeMarco and wife Ronda of Cleveland; son, Dr. Frank DeMarco Jr. of Atlanta; grandchildren, Sgt. Donald Quinn of Quito, Ecuador, Chad Quinn of Tampa, Fla., Tony and Kailey DeMarco and Ricky Ross, all of Cleveland, and Nicholas DeMarco of Atlanta; and special friend, Marian Freeman of Navarre.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 22, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Mary Esther, Fla., with Father Joe Callipare officiating. Entombment will follow in Beal Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, at the funeral home.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road N.E., Fort Walton Beach, entrusted with arrangements.
George W. Mihm
George W. Mihm, age 65, of Destin, Fla., passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1999, in a local hospital.
George was born in Jersey City, N.J., and was a resident of the Emerald Coast since his retirement from IBM in 1990. He was employed by the Resort at Sandestin as a bike attendant.
He is survived by his wife, Northa Lynn Mihm of Destin; son, Peter Christian Mihm of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; daughter, Katherine Ann Mihm; and granddaughters, Danielle Lynn and Julianna Leigh Bender of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, entrusted with arrangements.
Helen Louise Houlihan, 83, passed away Nov. 19, 1999, in Houston, Texas, after a brief illness. The 33-year resident of Fort Walton Beach was born May 8, 1916, in Ricketts, Iowa.
She was a longtime member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Sodality Society. Helen was a member of the local AARP chapter and served on the Meals on Wheels program.
Helen enjoyed working in the church and playing cards and bingo with friends. She also enjoyed traveling with her family.
Her outgoing personality and spirit brought joy to all who knew her and she will be missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas R. Houlihan and her brother, Paul Claussen and is survived by her daughter, Dorthea Jackson of Saginaw, Mich., and her sons, Brian and Dale Houlihan of Houston; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Edward Claussen; her sisters, Pearl Jorgensen, Mickey Karpuk and Hazel Heilmann; daughters-in-law, Judy Houlihan and Margaret Houlihan; and son-in-law, Garth Jackson.
A visitation will be held at Little Chapel Funeral Home on Monday, Nov. 22, 1999, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. with a rosary following, led by Father Kevin Johnson at 7:30 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola at 2 p.m.
Flowers are welcome or a donation may be sent to The American Cancer Society, 114 NW Beal Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
Little Chapel Funeral Home, 910 Beal Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is entrusted with the arrangements.
Mrs. Loyce Katherine Mitchell
Mrs. Loyce Katherine Mitchell, age 84, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., died Saturday, Nov. 20, 1999, in the local hospital. Mrs. Mitchell was born in Walton County on Aug. 8, 1915, and was the daughter of the late Phillip and Katherine (Kate) McLendon Mitchell. She was a life long resident of Walton County and was a member of the East Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bert Mitchell.
Mrs. Mitchell is survived by her sister, Mary Evelyn Etheridge of DeFuniak Springs, a number of nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mitchell will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, 1999, in the Clary-Godwin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Glen Spence and the Rev. J.C. McLendon officiating. Burial will follow in Hatcher Cemetery, Freeport, Fla.
A time of visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, 1999, in the Clary-Godwin Funeral Home Chapel.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.