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FLORIDA - Okaloosa County - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 19

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Date: Wednesday, 27 February 2008, at 10:58 a.m.

Marjorie Q. Wyman
Marjories Quina Wyman, age 92, of Niceville, Fla., passed away in a local health care facility on Friday, Feb. 6, 1998. She was born on June 27, 1905, in Pensacola, Fla. She had resided in the area for the past 57 years, moving here from Navarre, Fla. She was Catholic by faith and a active member of the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Niceville.
She was a retired post office worker, and very active in the St. Vincent De Paul at the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. Also, she was active in the Twin Cities Hospital Auxilliary, Meals on Wheels, Humane Society, and a charter member of the Rocky Bayou Country Club. She loved to play bridge and golf.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy H. Wyman, and grandson, Michael E. Williams.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia and son-in-law, Joseph Michetti, of Niceville, Fla.; grandchildren, Guy and Diane Sadler, Theresa and William Hudson, Tanya and Danny Fureigh, and Joe Michetti Jr.; great-grandchildren, Zack and Mallory Sadler, Emily Williams, Cody Eifert, and Kristina Michetti.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church with the Revs. Daniel Butler, Howard Lesch and Tom Guido officiating.
Pallbearers will be: Thomas Powell, Don Dudas, Larry Tucker, Joe Sadler, J.C. Gardner, and Charles Henriott. Burial will follow in Sunset Cemetery. Floral tributes are acceptable or, for those who may desire, a memorial contribution may be made to the St. Vincent De Paul c/o Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, or to a charity of their choice in the memory of Marjorie Q. Wyman.
McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home, 1405 John Sims Parkway, entrusted with the services and arrangements.

Charles Adolphis Perry Jr.
Charles Adolphis Perry Jr. died Feb. 8, 1998, in Destin, Fla. He was 83 years old.
Charles leaves behind his wife, Gayle Cole Perry, after a marriage of 61 years; two children, Charles III and Susan Babb; three grandchildren, Charles IV, Sarah Babb and John Perry; and two great-grandchildren, Charles V and Alexandria Perry.
Memorial services will be held at St. Simon's-on-the-Sound Episcopal Church in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Fund; Destin Hospice Association; or St. Simon's Building Fund.

Joseph J. Pollack
Monsignor Joseph J. Pollack, retired lieutenant colonel, U.S. Air Force, age 78, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Margate N.J., died at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Ga.
Monsignor Pollack was ordained in 1952 for the diocese of Steubenville, Ohio, where he served for three years before entering the military. He then served as chaplain in the U.S. Air Force until retiring in 1975.
He was a resident of Fort Walton Beach and a summer resident of Margate for the past 20 years, where he served as summer assistant pastor at Blessed Sacrament Church.
Upon retiring from the military he received his doctorate in Cannon Law from Angelicum University in Rome, Italy, where he then became a professor of Cannon Law.
Born in Camden, N.J., he was a graduate and alumnus of Roman Catholic High School.
He is survived by nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Blessed Sacrament Church, Jerome and Ventnor Avenue, Margate. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Mays Landing. Viewing will be at the church one hour before the Mass.
Arrangements by George H. Wimberg Funeral Home in Ventnor.

Kenneth W. Johnson
Kenneth W. Johnson, 761 9th Ave., Crestview, Fla., passed away Sunday, Feb. 8, 1998, in a Pensacola, Fla., hospital.
He was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church and served his church as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. Mr. Johnson was retired from Gulf Power Co. after 40 years of service. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in World War II and the South Pacific.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Joyce Johnson; eight sisters; and one brother.
Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife of 44 years, Billie Joyce Johnson of Crestview; daughter, Delia Dianne Johnson of Ann Arbor, Mich.; mother-in-law, Dutchie Elmore of Crestview; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Dewey and Gussie Elmore of Shalimar, Fla., and Cecil and Carolyn Elmore of Crestview; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Woodlawn Baptist Church with the Revs. Billy Joy and Neil Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Johnson's remains will be placed in the church one hour prior to services.
Whitehurst Funeral Home, Crestview, is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth W. Morrison
Ruth W. Morrison of Destin, Fla., died Monday, Feb. 9, 1998, in a local health care facility.
Mrs. Morrison was born in Freehold, N.J., on Aug. 28, 1898. On June 8, 1921, she was married to Judge George R. Morrison of New Brunswick, N.J. Mrs. Morrison was most active in community affairs. She was an elder in the Presbyterian Church in New Brunswick. During World War II she and her husband were instrumental in setting up the first USO unit in New Brunswick. She was also a member of the transportation unit in Red Cross.
In 1951 she was elected First Lady in the Community by Beta Sigma Phi. Among the many organizations to which she belonged were Jersey Blue Chapter; DAR; Colonial Dames of the U.S.; and Founders and Patriots.
Mrs. Morrison moved to Westwood in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., in May 1991 and then to Sandcastle Shores/Sandestin, Fla., on Sept. 4, 1992.
Survivors include her daughter, Anne M. Taylor of Sandestin; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Morrison requested her remains be cremated.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, entrusted with arrangements.

Mary Louise Allaire
Mary Louise Allaire, age 68, passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 1998, in a local hospital.
Mary Lou had lived in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., since 1966. She was born in Denver on Aug. 9, 1929, to Albert and Marguerite Gibbs. She graduated from Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., in January 1947. After attending Little Rock University she worked for McDonnell Aircraft Corp. in St. Louis, and the Legislative Liaison Division of the U.S. Air Force at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
She married Ronald L. Allaire at Bolling Air Force Base in D.C., on June 14, 1956, and spent the next 12 years traveling with her husband as a loyal Air Force wife. While living four years in Germany, she actively supported the "Kinderlift" of orphans from behind the Iron Curtain to West Germany. She also volunteered with the American Red Cross at many hospitals.
Mary Lou enjoyed bridge, swimming and music -- from New Orleans jazz to the Okaloosa Symphony.
She is survived by her aunt, Mrs. Leona Fritzsche of Little Rock; husband, Ronald L. Allaire of Fort Walton Beach; son, Timothy and wife Sisily of Bhopal, India; and grandchildren, Kari Elizabeth Allaire and Christina Rachel Allaire.
Services to celebrate the life of Mary Lou Allaire will be held at noon on Sunday, Feb. 15, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Emerald Coast, 1295 Bayshore Drive (across from the Post Office), Valparaiso, Fla., with the Rev. Harold Hawkins officiating.
Small floral contributions are acceptable, or memorial contributions may be made to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship or to the American Red Cross.
The National Cremation Society has been entrusted with cremation, and the cremains will be buried in Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Fla.
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow."

Kimberley Ford
Kimberley Ford, age 15, of Crestview, Fla., passed away in a local hospital.
She was born in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and was a lifelong resident of Okaloosa County, Fla. Kimberley was a student of Richbourg Middle School and a member of Holt Assembly of God Church.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Kaylin Ford; and grandfather, Ellis Ford. She is survived by her father and mother, Richard and Debbie Ford; brother, Cody Ford; sister, Amber Ford, all of Crestview; maternal grandmother, Barbara Bennett of Loxley, Ala.; maternal grandfather and maternal stepgrandmother, Glen and Sandra Bennett of Loxley; paternal grandmother, Gaynell Ford of Crestview; and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Holt Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Jeff Scurlock officiating. Burial will follow in Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery. Miss Ford's remains will lie in state at the church one hour prior to services.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Whitehurst Funeral Home, Crestview, is in charge of arrangements.

Martin V. Herrington
Master Sgt. Martin V. Herrington, age 82, U.S. Air Force retired, of Wilton Manors, Fla., and formerly of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away in a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., nursing facility on Feb. 8, 1998, after an extended illness.
He was born in Leakesville, Miss., on Nov. 12, 1915, and had lived in the Fort Walton Beach area since his retirement from the U.S. Air Force in 1958 with over 20 years of service to his country. He was Baptist by faith; a member of VFW Post 7674; and American Legion Post 235, both in Fort Walton Beach, where he enjoyed his favorite hobby of dancing.
Master Sgt. Herrington was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and two sisters. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Van and Jayne Herrington of Wilton Manors; daughter, Brenda McGowan of Dallas; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11.
Funeral services will be conducted at Emerald Coast Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, with the Rev. James G. Cole officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Beal Memorial Cemetery.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 N.E. Racetrack Road, Fort Walton Beach, is in charge of arrangements.

Jan Jenkins Beyea
Jan Jenkins Beyea, age 47, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died Sunday, Feb. 8, 1998, at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
She was a member of Mary Esther United Methodist Church. Jan was a homemaker and devoted wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She had lived in this area all her life.
She is survived by her husband, Ron Beyea; sons, Ronnie Beyea Jr. and wife Rachael, and Matthew Beyea, all of Fort Walton Beach; brothers, Wendel Jenkins and wife Rose of Gulf Breeze, Fla., and Mike Jenkins and wife Sylvia of Fort Walton Beach; grandson, Dillon James Beyea; and several uncles, aunts, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at McLaughlin Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Mike Owenby officiating. Interment will follow in Beal Memorial Cemetery.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, entrusted with arrangements.

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