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FLORIDA - Okaloosa County - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 101

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Friday, 29 February 2008, at 2:41 p.m.

Juanita Ates
Juanita Ates, age 70, of Milton, Fla., and formerly of Holt, Fla., passed away Sunday morning, Feb. 7, 1999, at her daughter's home in Milton.
She was a native of Flomaton, Ala., and had lived in Holt most of her life before moving to Milton in 1996. Mrs. Ates was a member of Holt Assembly of God. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Patricia Ates.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Dale Adkison of Milton; son and daughter-in-law, Rodger and Mary Ates of Crestview, Fla.; the children's father, Bill Ates of Milton; sister, Dot Trawick of Flomaton; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Holt Assembly of God with the Rev. Jeff Scurlock officiating. Burial will follow in Holt Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
Brackney Funeral Service, Crestview, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert B. Howard
Lt. Col. Robert B. Howard, U.S. Army retired, beloved father and grandfather, passed away Jan. 30, 1999.
Born in Sarasota, Fla., on Dec. 7, 1926, he left at age 18 to serve his country, returning to Sarasota in 1990 to care for his mother, Elinor Howard. He was also a former resident of Pensacola, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dale B. and Elinor Howard. He is survived by his son, Bob and wife Belinda; son, Tim and wife Beth; daughter, Kathy Bickers; and their mother, Joan Howard. He also leaves five granddaughters, Pammy, Alicia, Christy, Tiffany and Laura; and three great-granddaughters, Hailey, Rayn and Laiken.
Inurnment services were conducted on Feb. 5 in Manasota Memorial Park.
The family requests donations be made to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.

Ivan Lester Crane
Ivan Lester Crane, age 87, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, in a local hospital.
He, with his wife Lillian, moved to Fort Walton Beach in 1964. Ivan was born in Detroit in 1912 to Harry and Harriet Crane. Mr. Crane enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1941 and served his country for 26 years, retiring at Hurlburt Field in 1967 as a chief warrant officer, CWO-4. Following his retirement from the military, Mr. Crane was employed as assistant manager of Leo's Men's Store for a number of years.
Mr. Crane was an avid golfer, having served as treasurer of the Fort Walton Beach Men's Golf Association for 19 years. He was also a member of BPOE Elks Lodge 1975, the Northwest Florida Retired Officers' Club, and Eglin Air Force Base Yacht Club.
Mr. Crane is survived by Lillian, his wife of 40 years; son, Robert L. Crane and his wife Mary Beth of West Palm Beach, Fla.; son, Richard J. Crane and his wife Susan of Palm Harbor, Fla.; brother, Reno N. Crane of Whitney, Texas; and three grandchildren, Lauren Crane, age 16, Bobby Crane, age 13, and Kelsey Crane, age 11.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at McLaughlin Mortuary.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Ross officiating.
Floral contributions are acceptable, or memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association of Northwest Florida, Chapter 43, or to a charity of your choice.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, is entrusted with arrangements.

Frederick Joseph Hebert Sr.
Maj. Frederick Joseph Hebert Sr., U.S. Army retired, age 60, of Destin, Fla., passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 1999, in a local hospital.
Maj. Hebert was born on Nov. 6, 1938, in Gretna, La., to the late Adlin Joseph and Josephine A. Hebert. He was a resident of Destin for 20 years, moving here from Europe and was Protestant by faith. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1979 from Fort Benning, Ga.
Maj. Hebert is survived by his wife, Magdalena Hebert of Destin; son, Tom Fisher and wife Judy of Destin; son, Frederick J. Hebert Jr. and wife Debra of Louisiana; son, Timothy K. Hebert of Louisiana; several grandchildren; and sisters, Evelyn Schexsnider of Louisiana, and Elizabeth Johnson of Mississippi.
Graveside services for Maj. Hebert will be conducted at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Fla., with full military honors.
The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road N.E., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.

Ferrell D. Kelley
Ferrell D. Kelley, age 69, of Freeport, Fla., passed away Sunday afternoon, Feb. 7, 1999, at his home.
He was a native of Opp, Ala., and had lived in Northwest Florida most of his life. Mr. Kelley had resided in Freeport for the past eight years. He was a retired truck driver; a U.S. Army veteran; and a member of Damascus Assembly of God in Freeport.
Survivors include his wife, Vivian I. Kelley of Freeport; daughters, Wilma Jean Caully of Freeport, Norma Jean Hurd of Lakeland, Fla., Judy Ilene Edward of Manako, Minn., Norma Elaine Hoppe of Lakeland, Fla., and Elizabeth Dykes of Dunnellon, Fla.; sons, Johnny Ray Goodwin of Fort Meyers, Fla., and Michael Kelley of Dunnellon; sister, Annie Boildun of Frostproof, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at Damascus Assembly of God with the Revs. T.C. Moon and Louis Taunton officiating. Burial will follow in Hatcher Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Damascus Assembly of God Building Fund.
Brackney Funeral Service, 480 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.

Eloise B. Scroggins
Eloise B. Scroggins, age 64, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Feb. 8, 1999.
She was surrounded by her loving family and had fought a courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. She was well loved and will be deeply missed.
Mrs. Scroggins was born in Elba, Ala., on March 10, 1934, and had been a resident of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., since 1959.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Fort Walton Beach. She served as an executive secretary with General Electric Corp., retiring in May of 1987. Mrs. Scroggins gave her life to serving her family, friends and community. She gave countless hours to civic organizations and charities. She was a past president of the Fort Walton Beach Viking Band Parents Association; member of the local chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority; the Top Drawer Secretary Club; and a charter member of Northgate Garden Club, holding several offices.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 36 years, Charles H. Scroggins; her son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Janice Scroggins and their children, Thomas, Vincent and Tara Scroggins, all of Warner Robins Ga.; daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and Tracy Bumpers and their daughters, Michelle and Joy McKenzie of Houston; daughter, Jennifer Scroggins of Fort Walton Beach; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Dory Scroggins and their children, Eileen LaCivita and Charles Jeffrey Scroggins II, all of Fort Walton Beach; and one great-grandchild, Thomas Trent O'Brien of Warner Robins; mother and stepfather, Carvie and Glen Abercrombie of Elba; brother and sister-in-law, Sammy and Carolyn Boswell of Troy, Ala.; brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Mary Jo Boswell of Fort Walton Beach; and sister, Doris Mallory of Elba. She was preceded in death by her father, Sammie D. Boswell.
A time of visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday at McLaughlin Mortuary Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m.
Funeral services for Mrs. Scroggins will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at First Baptist Church of Fort Walton Beach with Dr. Howard L. Gates officiating. Interment will follow in Beal Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Scroggins, Vincent Scroggins, Tracy Bumpers, Steven Boswell, Kenneth Boswell and John Susko. Honorary pallbearers will be Rickey Kennedy, Chris Queen and Steve Horton.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave. S.E., Fort Walton Beach, is entrusted with arrangements.

Ivan Lester Crane
Ivan Lester Crane, age 87, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, in a local hospital.
He, with his wife Lillian, moved to Fort Walton Beach in 1964. Ivan was born in Detroit in 1912 to Harry and Harriet Crane. Mr. Crane enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1941 and served his country for 26 years, retiring at Hurlburt Field in 1967 as a chief warrant officer, CWO-4. Following his retirement from the military, Mr. Crane was employed as assistant manager of Leo's Men's Store for a number of years.
Mr. Crane was an avid golfer, having served as treasurer of the Fort Walton Beach Men's Golf Association for 19 years. He was also a member of BPOE Elks Lodge 1975, the Northwest Florida Retired Officers' Club, and Eglin Air Force Base Yacht Club.
Mr. Crane is survived by Lillian, his wife of 47 years; son, Robert L. Crane and his wife Mary Beth of West Palm Beach, Fla.; son, Richard J. Crane and his wife Susan of Palm Harbor, Fla.; brother, Reno N. Crane of Whitney, Texas; and three grandchildren, Lauren Crane, age 16, Bobby Crane, age 13, and Kelsey Crane, age 11.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McLaughlin Mortuary.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Ross officiating.
Floral contributions are acceptable, or memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association of Northwest Florida, Chapter 43, or to a charity of your choice.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, is entrusted with arrangements.

Read Henzler Welton
Read Henzler Welton, infant son of Mark and Molly Welton of Escambia Farms, Fla., passed away Saturday night.
On Feb. 6, 1999, we experienced the loss of our baby son, Read Henzler Welton. He was a beautiful little boy. God in his sovereign mercy had reason to take him home early. In life we face hardships and tragedies, and ofttimes we allow these hardships to become stumbling blocks, but only when we take our eyes off Christ.
As Read's father, I write this to say, that though it appears as a tragedy, God will use it to glorify Himself. That is our deepest desire. Though our hearts are truly broken, and the tears do flow easily, we are claiming the peace of knowing Christ as our Savior. While that doesn't take the pain away, it gives our son's death purpose. We ask our friends to join us in prayer that our son's life and death will have an impact for Christ our Lord.
Read is also survived by two sisters, Amy and Abby Welton; paternal grandparents, Don and Anne Welton of Escambia Farms; maternal grandparents, Read and Amy Smartt of Chesapeake, Va.; and numerous other relatives.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at First Baptist Church of Crestview with the Rev. Francis A. Picker Jr. officiating. A private burial will follow in Cotton Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Read will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to King's Store House, 1020 Ferdon Blvd. South, Crestview, FL 32536.
Brackney Funeral Service, 480 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview, is in charge of arrangements.

Mabel B. Boudreaux
Mabel B. Boudreaux, age 83, of Niceville, Fla., passed away Monday afternoon, Feb. 8, 1999, at her home.
Mabel was born in Thibodaux, La., and was a widowed homemaker. She resided in this area for the past 10 years. While living here, she was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Niceville and active in the Senior Citizens Club of Valparaiso, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Boudreaux Sr.; parents, Clebert and Lillian Toups Bourgeois; brother, Felix; and sisters, Vivian, Lee Lee and Carrie.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Ellis and Judy Boudreaux of Niceville, and Bill and Mary Boudreaux of Atlanta; twin sister, Marie Leray of Thibodaux; and grandchildren, Kimberly, Kara, Jennifer, Ellis III and Angie Boudreaux.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11. A prayer service with rosary will be held at 7 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will take place at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Niceville at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, with Father Daniel J. Butler officiating. Interment will follow in Heritage Gardens Cemetery in Niceville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Meals on Wheels, 268 Glenview Ave., Valparaiso, FL 32580.
McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home, 1405 E. John Sims Pkwy., Niceville, entrusted with arrangements.

Frances Hinshelwood
Frances Nicholson Hinshelwood, age 84, of Laurel Avenue, Orlando, Fla., died Feb. 2, 1999.
She was a teacher and taught in public schools in Okaloosa County, Fla., for 20 years. She was born in Maxton, N.C., and moved to central Florida in 1993 from Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Mrs. Hinshelwood was a member of St. Simon's-on-the-Sound in Fort Walton Beach. She was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include her son, Bruce Hinshelwood of Orlando; sister, Ellen Hinshelwood of North Carolina; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, Feb. 13, at St. Simon's-on-the-Sound in Fort Walton Beach. Burial will be in Baldwin Fairchild Crematory.
Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Orlando, is in charge of arrangements.

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