Olivia E. Barrentine
Olivia E. Barrentine, age 69, of Niceville, Fla., entered into rest at home, on Monday, Sept. 25, 2000.
The daughter of the late Leroy and Dora E. Godbold Caulder, she was born on Feb. 3, 1931 in Dillion, S.C. She was a 30-year area resident who will be sadly missed by all.
Olivia is survived by her husband of 47 years, William, and one son William R. Barrentine II of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. One daughter, Donna Barrentine at home. Four brothers, Calvin, Rudolph, Freddie, and Carlos Caulder all from Dillion, S.C. Five sisters, Jenny Lee, Barry, Faith Mincey, Annette McNeil, Patricia Barfield, and Lydia McDowell; and three grandchildren, Nicholas Miller, Trey Barrentine III, and Tiger Reeves of Dillion, S.C.
A celebration of life will be offered on Monday, Oct. 2, at McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Mr. Calvin Caulder will officiate the service to which all friends and family are invited.
In lieu of flowers, a contribution can be made in memory of Olivia, to the charity of one's choice.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home at 1405 John Simms Parkway, Niceville, Fla.
Tyson McGowan, age 88, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000 in DeFuniak Springs.
Funeral services for Mr. McGowan will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000 in the Clary-Godwin Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery.
Friends may call on the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, 2000 in the Clary-Godwin Funeral Home Chapel at 230 Park Avenue, DeFuniak Springs, Fla.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Carmen Marie Jarrell
Carmen Marie Jarrell, 71, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000 in her home at St. Raphael's Home.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Jerry David Jarrell.
Survivors include her children, Gayla Marie Harvey, and her husband Dupree, of Wetumpka, Ala., and David Jarrell and his wife, Renee, of Pensacola, Fla. Grandchildren, Jeremy Michael Jarrell, Spencer Jarrell Harvey, and Christopher David Jarrell. Brothers and sisters, Val Cornejo, and his wife, Louise, of Edna, Texas; Al Cornejo, and his wife, Glenna, of Glenpool, Okla.; Clara Moore, of Universal City, Texas; Dora Horsman, of Bartlesville, Okla.; and Teri Widowski, of Amarillo, Texas; and many nieces and nephews, and many dear friends.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000 and a rosary will be said at 5:30 p.m. in the McLaughlin Mortuary Chapel and the funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Fort Walton Beach at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 2, 2000 with Father Kevin Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola at 1:15 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mother Angelica, EWTN, Irondale, AL. 35210.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
Vada Ledbetter passed away at Destin Healthcare and Rehab Center on Oct. 4, 2000.
Vada was a resident there for almost three years. She was born Lavada Cook on June 17, 1915, in Dublin, Texas, to Ronald and Myrtle Cook.
Vada was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Lera Reeves; brother, Herschel Cook; and the father of her three children, Frank Ledbetter.
Vada attended high school in Texas and moved to Deming, N.M., in 1940. Shortly after that she married Frank Ledbetter. Vada was co-owner of Ledbetter Grocery in Deming for 19 years, and also was a checker at Farmers Supermarket for several years. Many people may remember Vada from an era when a grocery checker was a talented art as well as a career. After a brief retirement, Vada was a foster grandmother at Deming Junior High School for several years in the special education department.
Vada is survived by her daughter, Retha Thompson of Deming; son, Ken (Glenda) Ledbetter of Destin, Fla.; grandchildren, Anthony (Jean) Genova of Margate, Fla., Frank Genova MD of Jacksonville, Fla., Reta Thompson of Deming, Missy (Manny) Cisneros of Lake Mary, Fla., Shelli (Samy MD) Saleeb of Daphne, Ala.; and Eric (Carol) Ledbetter of Daphne; and her beloved great-grandchildren, Nicole Pacheco, Abraham Saleeb, Samantha and Anthony Genova, and Louisa and Jordan Cisneros.
A private family memorial will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to El Paisano Day Care Center, 301 W. Maple, Deming, NM 88030.
William H. Askew IV
William H. Askew IV, age 53, of Freeport, Fla., passed away at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center on Sept. 30, 2000.
He was born on Feb. 15, 1947, to William Henry Askew III and Mary Frances Brown.
Bill served his country as a U.S. Marine. He chose to dedicate his life to teaching others and dearly loved doing so. He was a teacher at Freeport High School and a part-time teacher at Okaloosa-Walton Community College for 10 years. He received his high school diploma from Charles Henderson High School in Troy, Ala., and went on to Troy State University to earn a bachelor of science degree and a master of science in foundations of education.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Linda Sue; son, William Henry Askew V; mother, Mary Frances Askew; and many loving in-laws and numerous friends whom he loved and appreciated dearly.
Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at graveside at Hatcher Cemetery with Brother Edwin Cuchens officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Freeport High School, 360 Kylea Laird Drive, Freeport, FL 32439, for the William H. Askew IV Scholarship Fund.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home, Freeport Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Carolyn L. Lindros, age 65, passed away at her home Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000.
She was the daughter of the late Louis Humprey and Hazel Butts. Carolyn was born on July 19, 1935, in Salina, Kan. She and her late husband, Robert, who preceded her in death in 1984, moved to this area in 1970.
Carolyn is survived by her sons, Kris Lindros of Valparaiso, Fla., and Robert Lindros of Niceville, Fla.; daughter, Michaela Devine of Valparaiso; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends and family on Sunday, Oct. 8, from noon to 2 p.m. at McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Don Hodge officiating.
Burial will be private at Sunset Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements under the direction of McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home, Niceville.
John Douglas Strang
John Douglas Strang, born, Jan. 26, 2000, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., went to his eternal home with his Creator, Lord and Father in Heaven on Sept. 27, 2000, at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
He slipped peacefully into eternity while in the arms of his blessed mommy and daddy, and close by his twin brother.
John is survived by his parents, U.S. Air Force Maj. Brian and Christy Strang; his twin brother, Daniel Strang; grandparents, Harley and Norma Strang, and Rick and Francy Wilkins; aunts and uncles, Charlotte and Larry Whaley, Patricia and Jim McKinley, and Tim and Laura Wilkins; cousins, Katherine Whaley, Jenna Beth Whaley, Matthew Wilkins and Baby Wilkins.
Services were held Oct. 3 in San Antonio, Texas, at Sunset NW Chapel with burial at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. The Revs. R. Houston, B. Norris and K. Noles officiated.
Pallbearers were Dr. (Capt.) John Yelton MD, USA, and Maj. Robert Wainner, Ph.D. U.S. Air Force.
Thank you Lord for sharing the blessing of John with us and for welcoming him back into your loving arms. "Glow John."
Jessica Ashley South
Jessica Ashley South, age 10 months and 20 days, passed away Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at her residence at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
She is survived by her parents, Richard and Barbara South; and her sister, Rebekah.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at First Baptist Church of Mary Esther with Pastor Joe H. Plott officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Burial will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Barrancas National Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials be made to First Baptist Church of Mary Esther.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.
Lonnie James Moore Sr.
Lonnie James Moore Sr. was born on March 15, 1916, in Campton, Fla., to the late Jim and Sarah C. Moore. He departed this life on Oct. 3, 2000, in Crestview, Fla. He was a deacon at Campton First Baptist Church in Campton for many years.
He professed Christ at an early age and joined Beulah Baptist Church No. 1 in Milligan, Fla., and moved his membership to Campton First Baptist Church, where he remained until his death. Mr. Moore was a successful businessman in the Campton community and employed numerous people throughout the community.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Nova Vean Moore; and his son, Lonnie James Moore Jr. He leaves to mourn his passing seven sons, Leroy (Christine) Moore of Campton, Larry (Patricia) Moore of Pensacola, Fla., Bobby (Jean) Moore of Atlanta, Rocky (Edna) Moore of Okinawa, Japan, Richard (Dorothy) Moore of Crestview, Ferrin (Carol) Moore of Manassas, Va., and Darrell (Brenda) Moore of Atlanta; daughters, Delores (Julius) Robbins of Laurel Hill, Fla., Mary (Johnny) Matthews of Campton, Linda Walls of Niceville, Fla., and Judy (Sammie) Wright of Madison, Ala.; daughter-in-law, Icelean Moore of Laurel Hill; brother, Charlie (Annie Mae) Moore of Campton; sisters, Laura Foreman, Sarah Lee of Crestview, Dessie Strickland of Nashville, Tenn., and Daisy Moore of Cleveland; brothers-in-law, Jack (Corrine) McLaughlin, Sandy (Alberta) McLaughlin and Augusta (Minnie) McLaughlin; sisters-in-law, Bernice Moore, Percie Mae Hicks, Bertha Mae (James Earl) Jones, and Roberta McLaughlin; 26 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Campton First Baptist Church, with services following at 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in Campton Cemetery.
Jerry Max Henderson
Jerry Max Henderson, age 53, of Crestview, Fla., departed this life on Wednesday morning, Oct. 4, 2000, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Jerry was an avid outdoorsman and a lifelong resident of Okaloosa County, Fla. He was born in Montgomery, Ala., on Jan. 11, 1947. He and his devoted wife were owners of Radio Electric and Layco Parts. Jerry was a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Clandy Shelton Henderson, and Ella Casey Whitaker Henderson; and grandparents, the Rev. Joseph Luke Henderson and Molly Henley Henderson.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Barbara Lay Henderson; daughter, Brandy Michelle White, both of Crestview; son, Joseph Luke Henderson of Crestview; grandson, Brandon Lee White of Crestview; brothers, Costan Larry Henderson, Jimmy Whitaker and Warren Whitaker, all of Crestview; many nieces and nephews; and a multitude of close loving friends.
Jerry will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A time of visitation will be conducted at Whitehurst Funeral Home on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted in the chapel of Whitehurst Funeral Home on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m. with the Revs. Mike Stokes and Carson Rich officiating. Interment will follow in Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery in Crestview.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Florida.
Whitehurst Funeral Home, Crestview, is in charge of arrangements.