Jewel Jeanette Brown
Jewel Jeanette Brown entered into rest Monday, Sept. 4, 2000, in Niceville, Fla.
She was born on Feb. 1, 1924, in Laurel Hill, Fla., the daughter of the late Charles W. and Amanda Delaura Gavin Johnson, and lived all of her life in Okaloosa County, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Brown, in 1980, and two sisters, Louise Kelley and Mavis Boisvert.
Survivors include her son, Charles and wife Sandra of Shalimar, Fla.; sisters, Lois Camizzi and husband Keith of Valparaiso, Fla., and Gilda Richardson and husband Travis of Niceville, Fla.; grandchildren, Charles Alan and wife Janice of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Thomas Edward and wife Erin of Macon, Ga.; two great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Anne Brown and Wesley Jamison Brown of Fort Walton Beach; and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Sovereign Grace Church of Valparaiso, Valparaiso Park-way, with Brother William Cain presiding. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery in Valparaiso.
Arrangements under the direction of McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home, Niceville.
Richard S. Mooney
Richard S. Mooney, age 70, of Baker, Fla., died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, in Biloxi, Miss.
He retired after serving 25 years in the U.S. Army. Mr. Mooney began his career with the 82nd Airborne and became a weapons spe#####t until his retirement. He was a member of VFW Post 8189, Crystal River, Fla., DAV Chapter FL57, and the 82nd Airborne Division Association.
Survivors include his wife, Elisabeth Mooney of Baker; daughter, Ruth A. Stokes of Baker; son, Richard A. Mooney and wife "Sammy" of Hugo, Colo.; sister, Lois Cole of Ohio; sister-in-law, Ada Mooney of Ohio; and grandchildren, Brent Stokes of Baker, and Michael and Andrew Mooney of Hugo.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ruth Mooney.
A visitation will be held at Howard Avenue Chapel of Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Homes from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday. A graveside service will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Biloxi National Cemetery, with full U.S. Army honors.
Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Homes, Biloxi, is in charge of arrangements.
JoAnn Davis Shaud
JoAnn Davis Shaud passed away Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 5, 2000, at her home in Crestview, Fla.
She was born on Nov. 16, 1932, in Maryville, Tenn.
Mrs. Shaud was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Margaret Davis; four brothers; and two sisters.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Shaud; children, Robert Steve and Mary Shaud of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., Nadine "Sissy" Shaud, David and Laura Shaud of Pensacola, Fla., Donald and Jennifer Shaud of Crestview, and Jessie (Red) and Paula Watkins; brothers, Leon Davis of Greenville, S.C., Charles Davis of Nashville, Tenn., and Bobby Davis of Smyrna, Ga.; and grandchildren, Steffy Watkins, Ramsey and Jocelyn Shaud, Matthew "Michael" Shaud and Dylan Dupree.
In lieu of flowers, friends may make donations to Hospice of Northwest Florida Inc., 101 Hart St., Niceville, FL 32578.
A time of visitation will be conducted from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday from the chapel
of Brackney Funeral Service, 480 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview.
Brackney Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Carl A. Jones Jr.
Carl A. "Al" Jones Jr., age 54, of Crestview, Fla., passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 6, 2000, at his home.
He was born in Panama City, Fla., and had lived in Okaloosa County, Fla., since December 1975.
Mr. Jones was employed as an electronics technician with Vitro for the past 24 years.
He was a member and deacon of Woodlawn Baptist Church, and a U.S. Army veteran.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his father, Carl A. Jones Sr.; and sisters, Carolyn Jones and Nita Louise Jones.
Survivors include his wife, Dianne Jones; son, Tom Jones; daughter, Toni Jones, all of Crestview; mother, Frances Jones of Marianna, Fla.; sisters, Barbara Parker of Bushnell, Fla., and Betty Norton of Hammond, La.; mother-in-law, Ladsie Denning of Marianna; brother-in-law, Cecil Brogdon of Montgomery, Ala.; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Woodlawn Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Joy officiating.
Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Marianna.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Mr. Jones will lie in state at the church one hour prior to funeral services.
Flowers are appreciated, or contributions may be made to Woodlawn Baptist Church Building Fund; or Hospice of Northwest Florida.
Brackney Funeral Service, Crestview, is in charge of arrangements.
Donald C. Tuszynski
Donald C. Tuszynski, age 43, of Mary Esther, Fla., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2000, in a local hospital.
He was born on Sept. 6, 1956, in Fort Dix, N.J., and had resided in this area as a teen, attending both Ruckle Junior High and Niceville High School. He moved back to the area from Colorado Springs, Colo., after 18 years.
Mr. Tuszynski was Catholic by faith.
Family and friends would all agree that he was a great chef. Donald was a very loving, caring and giving person who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Tuszynski; brother, Daniel Tuszynski; and his grandparents.
Survivors include his loving wife, Doreen Tuszynski; daughter, Morrissey Clair Tuszynski; stepsons, Babe Behrndt, Shane Behrndt, Simon Behrndt and Michael Behrndt; brothers, Thomas Tuszynski of Destin, Fla., and Gary and wife Kelley Tuszynski of Pearidge, Ark.; sisters, Lori and husband Dirk Wenrich of Crestview, Fla., and Stephanie Tuszynski of Harrisburg, Pa.; stepbrother, Maj. Charles E. Vellines of New Jersey; stepsister, Virginia A. Hebert of Hawaii; aunts, Linda Toothman of Radcliff, Ky., and Lois Freeland of Caldwell, Idaho; uncle, Peter and wife Carol Holmes of Hope Mills, N.C.; 11 nieces and nephews; 11 cousins; and a special grandson, Jade.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Little Chapel Funeral Home with Deacon Dave Robinson officiating.
Friends may call at the visitation from 6 to 7 p.m. prior to the service.
Floral tributes are acceptable, or the family would appreciate memorial donations in memory of Donald be made to the family to help with funeral expenses.
Little Chapel Funeral Home, 910 Beal Pkwy., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is entrusted with arrangements.
Stacey (Rocky) Rockstead of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., died Sept. 5, 2000, at the age of 42.
Stacey is survived by his wife, Terri L. Rockstead; and sons, Joshua and William of Santa Rosa Beach. He is also survived by his mother and father, Nancy and Dick Rockstead; sisters, Jan, Kim and Kelley; brothers, Joey, Scott and Mike, all of Lindenwood, Ill.; and his mother and father-in-law, Bill and June Piper of Destin, Fla.
Stacey was a Desert Storm veteran and moved to Santa Rosa Beach in 1992. Everyone who knew Stacey in Destin and Santa Rosa Beach loved and respected him with much affection. We as his family feel very special having had Rocky a big part of our lives. He will live in our hearts forever.
The family would lovingly appreciate donations to the Cancer Society for Pancreatic Cancer.
A private memorial service will be held at the Rockstead home for family at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9.
Katherine Eloise Campbell
Katherine (Kappy) Eloise Smith Campbell of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., peacefully passed away Sept. 6, 2000, at the age of 83.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years, H.B. (Jimmy) Campbell. Other survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Kappy and Scott Smith and their twins, Sarah and Laura; and her son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Debi Campbell and their children, Kristen and Katie.
Kappy loved animals and children. Sunday school, Girl Scouts and kindergarten at Valparaiso Elementary were all part of her never-ending teaching career.
Kappy will be lovingly remembered by her family and friends for her wonderful, ready smile and her generous spirit.
A celebration of her life will be held at St. Simon's-on-the-Sound Episcopal Church at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9. A reception will follow.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to PAWS animal shelter; or to St. Simon's-on-the-Sound.
Mary H. Grogan
Mary H. Grogan, age 73, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
She is survived by her husband, Carl N. Grogan of Fort Walton Beach; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Euin Russell of Lincoln, Ala.; daughter, Brenda Cook of Fort Walton Beach; nine grandchildren, Jamie, Kevin and Lance Russell, Kerry, Jason, Jeremy, Chris and Stephen Wilson, and Brice Cook; and great-grandchildren, Chad, Olivia and Kaylee Russell, Logan Bell, Logan Gulledge, and Mazie and Nicholas Wilson.
God bless you, Mother. We love you.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Little Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Ken Murie officiating.
Burial will follow in Beal Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Arrangements under the direction of Little Chapel Funeral Home, 910 Beal Pkwy., Fort Walton Beach.
Ann C. Boykin
Ann C. Boykin of Niceville, Fla., entered into eternal rest at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla., on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000. She was 67 years old.
The daughter of the late Charles and Mildred Curtis, she was born in Montgomery, Ala., on March 24, 1933.
Survivors include her husband, Luke H. Boykin of the home; sons, Luke Boykin III of Kill Devil Hills, N.C., and Charles Boykin of Salt Lake City; daughter, Lisa Phillips of Burke, Va.; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at Niceville First United Methodist Church, 214 S. Partin Drive, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, with the Revs. Edward J. Chandler and Ruel Ausley officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church of Niceville.
Arrangements under the direction of McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home, Niceville.
Nelda Loette Broswell (Lisa Given), age 55, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away Sept. 4, 2000, at Hospice House in Pensacola, Fla., with her family by her side.
She was born on Nov. 7, 1944, in Columbus, Ga., the daughter of the late Earnest H. and Billy June Broswell, and had resided in Fort Walton Beach for over 30 years.
She was retired from Crystal Springs Inc., where she worked as a sales manager. She was also a member of Cornerstone Church. She was an avid bingo player and she will greatly miss her fellowship with all her bingo friends.
Survivors include her daughter, Tammy Allen of Columbus; grandchildren, Mendi Hainstock of Fort Walton Beach, Misty Howze, Tred Mast, Chelsea Allen, Charles Otis Allen Jr., all of Columbus; and great-grandchildren, Logan Workman, Emily, Tiffany and Megan Hainstock, and Alyssa Howze. She is also survived by an aunt and numerous cousins.
A celebration of her life will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Emerald Coast Funeral Home with her first cousin, the Rev. Alan Smith, officiating.
Flowers are gratefully accepted, or those wishing may make a contribution in her memory to Hospice of Northwest Florida.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road N.E., Fort Walton Beach, is in charge of arrangements.