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Suzanne Revell Dabney, 67, died Sunday, October 7, 2007, in Tallahassee, Fla. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday, October 10, at Blue Creek Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Grace United Methodist Church in Hosford. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy (850-627-7677) is handling arrangements. She is survived by her husband, Billy Dabney of Bristol; her mother, Lula Mae Bradwell Revell Rabon of Bristol; two daughters, Debbie Eddleman (husband Bud) of Telogia, Fla., and Vickie Kelly (husband Chris) of Tallahassee; two sons, Eddie Dabney (wife Kathy) of Hosford and Richie Dabney (Jo Ann) of Tallahassee; a sister, Joann Lewis (husband Buddy) of Woodville, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by grandparents, Oren and Dollie Revell and Lula and Carl Bradwell. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/9/2007.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Hilda F. Dailey, 77, of Crawfordville died Wednesday, February 16, 2000. The service will be at 10 am Saturday at Wakulla United Methodist Church in Wakulla Station, with burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. A native of Calvary, Ga., and former resident of Tallahassee, she had lived in Crawfordville for 15 years. She was a secretary for Crawfordville Methodist Church and the Department of Corrections. She was a former member of American Business Women's Association, a member of the Ivan Homemaker Club and a member of the Wakulla United Methodist Church. She is survived by two sons, John D. Dailey of Grand Ridge and Howard R. Dailey of Tallahassee; a brother, Raleigh Fewell of Woodville; three sisters, Edna Grissett of Lake Talquin, and Sarah Herring and Martha Walker, both of Tallahassee; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. (Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville 926-3333.) Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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TALLAHASSEE: Hazel Bell Hamlin Dallis, 75, of Tallahassee died Wednesday, September 4, 1996. The service will be at 10 am Saturday at Lakewood Baptist Church in Tallahassee, with burial at 2 pm Saturday at Airline Cemetery in Mayo. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Friday at Beggs Funeral Home Apalachee Chapel in Tallahassee (942-2929). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1982 Capital Circle NE, Tallahassee 32308; or to Lighthouse Children's Home, 7771 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee 32308. A native of Mayo, she had lived in Tallahassee since 1949. She had been a bookkeeper for Leon County Schools and for Centel. She was past worthy matron of the Order of Eastern Star Robert Butler Lodge No. 187 F&AM, and was a member of Lakewood Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, John W. Dallis of Tallahassee; two sons, John E. Dallis of Tallahassee and Allen L. Dallis of Crawfordville; three brothers, Joe Hamlin of Palatka, and Alvin Hamlin and Fred Hamlin, both of Mayo; four sisters, Opal Jackson, Flonnie Cooper and Dean Alford, all of Mayo, and Dorothy Rozar of Tallahassee; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Helen C. Danford, 90, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2004. No services are planned. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel in Tallahassee (850-877-8191) is handling arrangements. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/18/2004
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Erma Lee Corley Daniels went to the Lord July, 1, 2016. Please don't cry because I died, be happy because I lived. Look at the many family members that love me, they are my love and my legacy. We will meet in the hereafter, I will see you in heaven. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Carlos Heyward Daniels; daughter, Pamela Daniels; son, Danny Joe Daniels (Cheryl); four sisters, Ilene Barton, Gracie Roberts (Franklin), Audrey Golden (Alton) and Lavada Halderman (Harry); two brothers, Donovan Corley and Daniel Corley (Marian); two grandchildren, Paul Aaron Daniels (Laura) and Bonnie Daniels (Brandon); three step grandchildren, Brian Duffy (Amanda), Ashley Duffy and Sean Duffy (Katelyn); five great grandchildren, Paul Aaron Jr. and Jordan, Bradley, Benjamin, and Brock; three step great grandchildren, Finnegan, Madison and Mackenzie. Erma is preceded in death by one brother, George Corley and one sister-in-law, Karen Corley. Services were held on Monday, July 4, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Sopchoppy, FL. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. A private interment was held following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32308 or www.bigbendhospice.org/donate. Amber Miller of Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements Published in The Wakulla News on July 7, 2016
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HARDAWAY - Julia Mae Daniels, 85, a homemaker, died Monday, June 2, 2003, in Quincy. The graveside service will be at 3 p.m. EDT (2 p.m. CDT) Wednesday at Shady Grove Cemetery in Shady Grove in Jackson County. McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy (627-1111) is handling arrangements. Survivors include a daughter, Vina Edenfield of Hardaway; two sons, George A. Goodwin of Greensboro and Charles Goodwin of Crawfordville; three grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/3/2003.
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SOPCHOPPY - Robert E. "Bob" Daniels, 80, the owner of Golf Driving Ranges, died Friday, Dec. 17, 2004. He is survived by his wife, Christine K. Daniels. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Sunday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). Burial will be at 1 p.m. EST Monday at Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville. Family will receive friends after the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. He was born in Sylacauga, Ala., and was a resident of Sopchoppy for six years before moving from Kingsland, Ga. He was a member of North Jacksonville Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II. He was a 32nd-degree Mason and a member of the Barnett Lodge F&AM in Jacksonville and the Jacksonville Scottish Rite. Other survivors include his mother, Annie Mae LaPrad of Jacksonville; two sons, Danny Daniels (and wife Cindy) of Kingsland and Curt Daniels (and wife Wanda) of Sopchoppy; a daughter, Teresa Daniels of Jacksonville; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/18/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Robert E. 'Bob' Daniels, In Memory of, Born: August 3, 1924, Date of Death: December 17, 2004, Services From: Harvey-Young Funeral Home 2:00 p.m., Sunday December 19, 2004, Officiating: Rev. Harley Crum, Final Resting Place: Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, FL, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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WOODVILLE: A. N. Dannelly, 73, of Woodville Highway, died Monday, Nov. 9, 1987, at Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center. The service was at 11 am Thursday, Nov. 12, at Woodville Cemetery. He was a native of Wakulla County, a retired mechanic and a World War II veteran. Survivors include his wife, Eunice Dannelly of Tallahassee; a sister, Sallie Miller of Tampa; and a brother, Fred Dannelly of Tallahassee. Culley's Meadow Wood Riggins Road Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Published in the Wakulla News, 11/19/1987.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - James "Fred" Dannelly Sr., 89, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007, in Tallahassee. The service will be held at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday at Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193), with burial at Woodville Cemetery in Woodville. He was a native and lifelong resident of Wakulla County. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific Theater in New Guinea. He had worked 25 years with the Chevrolet dealership as a paint-and-body technician. He loved the outdoors and to hunt and fish. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by a son, Jimmy Dannelly of Crawfordville; a stepdaughter, Ann Little of Wakulla; a nephew, Cal Miller (and wife Jewell) of Zephyrhills; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren and other loving family members. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 2/19/2007 - 2/20/2007.
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WAKULLA - Ruth Kellum Dannelly, 77, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Fred Dannelly. The service will be at 10 a.m. EST Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Crawfordville, with burial at Woodville Cemetery. Bevis Funeral Home (385-2193) is handling arrangements. She was a native and lifelong resident of the Tallahassee and Wakulla area and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was a loving mother and homemaker. Other survivors include two sons, Jimmy Dannelly of Woodville and Danny Nails of Moncks Corner, S.C.; three daughters, Delane Hightower of Plant City, Ann Little of Wakulla Station and Jannie Anfinson of Tallahassee; two sisters, Cassie Sims of Leon County and Mattie Bell Moss of Jacksonville; eight grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/24/2003
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Reginald Seay Dansby, In Memory of, Born: September 26, 1923, Date of Death: February 25, 2005, Services From: Harvey-Young Funeral Home 2:00 p.m., Sunday December 19, 2004, Clergy Officiating: Elder Emmett Whaley, Final Resting Place: Greenwood Cemetery, Panama City, FL, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CURTIS MILL - Henry Preston Daughtry, 91, an automobile mechanic, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife, Lucile Daughtry. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at West Sopchoppy Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). Memorial contributions may be made to Apostolic Pentacostal Church, 1845 Curtis Mill Road, Sopchoppy, FL 32358, or West Sopchoppy Cemetery, P.O. Box 114, Sopchoppy, FL 32358. He was a lifelong resident of Curtis Mill. He was a member of Apostolic Pentecostal Church. Other survivors include a son, Clyde Daughtry (and wife JoAnn) of Curtis Mill; three brothers, Lester Daughtry (and wife Lois) of Curtis Mill, Clinton Daughtry (and wife Myrtle) of Tallahassee and Harvey Daughtry (and wife Mary) of Carrabelle; five sisters, Doris Chason of Curtis Mill, Pat Norris (and husband Eugene) of Ohio, Faye Carter (and husband Austin) of California, Amanda Padgett of North Fort Myers and Meredith Martin (and husband Marion) of Chattahoochee; two grandchildren, Jennifer Edwards (and husband Tim) and Billy Daughtry (and wife Erin); three great-grandchildren, Fisher and Tressie Edwards and Will Daughtry. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/12/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Henry Preston Daughtry, In Memory of, Born: January 21, 1913, Date of Death: November 10, 2004, Services From: West Sopchoppy Cemetery, 11 am, Saturday, November 13, 2004, Officiating: Rev. Robert Thompson, Final Resting Place: West Sopchoppy Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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SOPCHOPPY - John Lester Daughtry, 94, a dragline operator, died Saturday, November 10, 2007. The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. EST Tuesday Nov. 13 at West Sopchoppy Cemetery in Sopchoppy. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice 2889 Crawfordville Hwy., Suite 4, Crawfordville, FL 32327. He was a lifelong resident of Curtis Mills. He was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lois Daughtry of Sopchoppy; two sons, Lamar Daughtry (and wife Diane) and Charles Chrysler both of Sopchoppy; two daughters, Delores Diekeveres (and husband John) and Amanda Daughtry both of Sopchoppy; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Clinton Daughtry (and wife Myrtle) of Tallahassee, and Harvey Daughtry (and wife Mary) of Carrabelle; five sisters, Doris Chason of Curtis Mills, Pat Norris of Ohio, Faye Carter (and husband Austin) of California, Amanda Padgett of North Fort Myers; and Meredith Martin (and husband Marion) of Attapulgus, Ga.; and two sisters-in-law, Lucille Daughtry and Evelyn Daughtry both of Curtis Mills. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/12/2007.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: John Lester Daughtry, In Memory of, Born: January 21, 1913, Date of Death: November 10, 2007, Services From: West Sopchoppy Cemetery, 2 pm, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, Officiating: Rev. Robert Thompson, Final Resting Place: West Sopchoppy Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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SOPCHOPPY: Lois Daughtry, 89, of the Curtis Mill Community in Sopchoppy, died Monday, Aug.4, 2008. The graveside service will be at 2 pm EDT Thursday, Aug 7, at West Sopchoppy Cemetery. Family will receive friends fro, 6 to 8 pm EDT today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). Memorial contributions can be made to Wakulla County Senior Center, 33 Michael Dr, Crawfordville, FL 32327, or Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. She was born in Williston, Fla., and had been a resident of Sopchoppy (Curtis Mills) since 1976, coming from Hollywood, Fla. She was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Curtis Mills. She is survived by two daughters, Delores Diekeveres (and husband John) of Brooksville, Fla, and Amanda Daughtry of Sopchoppy; two sons, Charles Chrysler of Valdosta, Ga., and Lamar Daughtry (and wife Dianne) of Graceville, Fla.; a sister, Irene Doub of LaBelle, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. The family would like to send a special thank you to all the caregivers. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat, 8/6/2008.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Lucille Corley Daughtry, In Memory of, Born: December 21, 1919, Date of Death: March 19, 2008, Services From: West Sopchoppy Cemetery, 3 pm, Friday, March 21, 2008, Officiating: Rev. Robert Thompson, Final Resting Place: West Sopchoppy Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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WAKULLA STATION - Shirley L. Daugherty, 57, a homemaker, died Friday, May 21, 2004. She is survived by her husband, Garland "J.R." Daugherty. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT today at Wakulla United Methodist Church, with burial at Woodland Cemetery in Havana. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Wakulla United Methodist Church, 1584 Old Woodville Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327. She was born in Decatur County, Ga., and was a resident of Wakulla Station for 24 years. She was a member of Wakulla United Methodist Church. She was a former restaurant mangager for F&T, Oaks, Shell Point St. Marks and others. Other survivors include two sons, Gary W. Barrett (and wife Theresa) of Cario, Ga., and William "Red" Mobley (and wife Lisa) of Wakulla Station; a stepson, Tony Daugherty (and wife Shelia) of Crawfordville; three stepdaughters, Mary Rutten (and husband Phil) of Havana and Hazel Litzinger (and husband Rick) and Samantha Thorton (and husband Oz), both of Augusta, Ky.; two brothers, Buddy Barrett (and wife Diane) of Cairo and Gene Barrett (and wife Teresa) of Pasadena, Texas; a sister, Ann Walsh of Havana; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, John Barrett. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 5/24/2004 - 5/25/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Shirley L. Daughtry, In Memory of, Born: June 7, 1946, Date of Death: May 21, 2004, Services From: Wakulla United Methodist Church, 11 am, Tuesday, May 25, 2004, Officiating: Rev. John Peavey, Final Resting Place: Woodland Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Ruth Ethel Strickland Davidson, 77, the manager of the Oaks Restaurant at Ochlockonee Bay, died Friday, April 19, 2002. The service will be at 1 pm EDT Tuesday at Crawfordville United Methodist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Lake Ellen Cemetery in Medart. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32308 or to Wakulla County Senior Citizens, P. O. Box 537, Crawfordville, FL 32326. A lifelong resident of Crawfordville, she was a member of Crawfordville United Methodist Church. She is survived by a son, Comdr. Master Chief USN Mark Davidson of Jacksonville (and wife Linda Davidson); two daughters, Michele Agerton of Crawfordville and Melanee Lisa Davidson of Tallahassee; three sisters, Ora Oaks of Ochlockonee Bay, Muriel Simpson of Tallahassee and Opal Mobley of Thomasville, Ga.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many dear adoptive children, family and friends. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Ruth Ethel Davidson, In Memory of, Born: November 24, 1924, Date of Death: April 19, 2002, Services From: Wakulla United Methodist Church, 1 pm, Tuesday, April 23, 2002, Officiating: Rev. Joe Fisher, Rev. Mikell Clayton, Final Resting Place: Lake Ellen Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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ALLIGATOR POINT - William B. Davidson, 51, owner of United Vision Care died, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Davidson. There will be a celebration of Bill's life for family and friends at 4 p.m. EDT Saturday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) in Crawfordville. He was born June 16, 1955. He was an accomplished businessman who was loved by many. After a long battle with cancer, he is now in the embrace of God. Bill will be sadly missed by all. Other survivors include two sons, James Chapman and William A. Davidson; a grandson, Steven Chapman; two sisters, Sheryl Vanderburg and Charmagne Brown; and his brother, Rocky Davidson. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/24/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: William Bernard Davidson, In Memory of, Born: June 16, 1955, Date of Death: August 17, 2006, Services From: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, 4 pm, Saturday, August 26, 2006, Officiating: Pastor Tommy Tennison, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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TALLAHASSEE: Zella Mae Bouland Davidson, 84, of Tallahassee died Sunday, Feb. 6, 1915 in Tallahassee. The service was at 2 pm Tuesday, Feb. 8 at Beggs Funeral Home Apalachee Parkway Chapel with burial at Roselawn Cemetery. A native of Wacissa, and longtime resident of Tallahassee, she was a homemaker and Protestant. She is survived a devoted friend, Richard Nores of Tallahassee; three sons, Gene Shepherd of Crawfordville, and James Shepherd and Robert Davidson, both of Tallahassee; nine daughters, Maudine Casey of Simpsonville, SC, Gerri Roddenberry of Sopchoppy, Mildred Hartsfield of Havana, Toleoa Dacteria of Chattahoochee, Barbara Guthrie, Betty Reclusado, Frankie McGlohon, Janice Allen and Pattie Davidson, all of Tallahassee; a brother, John H. Bouland of DeFuniak Springs; a sister, Sammie Bouland of Tallahassee; 23 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Published in the Wakulla News.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - William "Bill" Davies, 71, a former director of economic development, planning and zoning, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2003, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife, Ellen Davies. An afternoon of remembrance will be from 1 to 4 p.m. EST Sunday at his home, 77 Bridge Gate Drive, Crawfordville. Beggs Funeral Home Apalachee Parkway Chapel (942-2929) is handling arrangements. A native of Monterey, Calif., he moved to Crawfordville in 1999 from Bradford, Vt. He was the former director of economic development, planning and zoning and assistant town manager for the town of Newport, N.H., and was responsible for bringing the town into the computer age. He was a former manager for the Vacuum Pack Division of Tropicana Products in Bradenton. He also was a former vice president of Norton Simeon Industries, where he was responsible for operational control of manufacturing, maintenance and accounting and supervised up to 300 employees. He served as head of various departments through the years, including marketing, operations, financial/budget and analysis departments, and, finally, plant site acquisitions. He was a Navy veteran reaching the commissioned rank of lieutenant commander and served as legal officer and investigating officer for Naval Intelligence. In 1963, he resigned his commission to enter the private business sector. He acted as a liasion between the Navy and civilian law enforcement on criminal investigations by the military. Other survivors include three sons, Brett Dorr (and wife Heather) of Crawfordville, Tyler Dorr (and wife Beth) of Groveton, N.H., and Keith Dorr (and wife Cristy) of Marlton, N.J.; and a daughter, Gail Shelley (and husband Jay) of Glenrock, Pa. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/22/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: A. C. Davis, 78 of Crawfordville died Tuesday, February 26, 1991, at Wakulla Manor. The service will be at 11 am Saturday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home Chapel, with burial at Aaron Cemetery. A native of Wakulla County, he had lived in Crawfordville since 1968. He was a Merchant Marine veteran of World War II and the Korean War, and was a Baptist. Survivors include his smother, Nona Tucker Davis of Tallahassee; a sister, Nona Brown of Tallahassee; and several nieces and nephews. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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TALLAHASSEE: Benjamin Willis Davis, 65, of Tallahassee died Thursday, January 21, 1999. The service will be at 2 pm Saturday at Mount Beasor Baptist Church in Sopchoppy, with burial at West Sopchoppy Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm today at Culley's Meadow Wood Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191). A native of Sopchoppy, he had lived in Tallahassee since 1945. He was a cable location technician with Sprint until his retirement and a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was also a member of the Ashmore Masonic Lodge No. 102 in Sopchoppy. He was a Baptist. He is survived by a son, William 'Bill' Davis of Tallahassee; a daughter, Linda D. Davis of Orlando; two sisters, Emmie D. Glenn of Tallahassee and Syble D. Owens of Sopchoppy; and four grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Bernice L. Davis, 78, of Crawfordville, died Tuesday, February 2, 1999, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 2 pm Friday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333), with burial at Zion Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends fro, 6 to 8 pm today at the funeral home. A native of Wakulla County, she had lived in Crawfordville since 1977. She was a sectionizer for Kraft Food Co. She is survived by a son, John Preston Strickland of Crawfordville; two brothers, Kenneth Green and Joe Green, both of Crawfordville; a sister, Hilda Stewart of Crawfordville; and two grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Bernice L. Davis, In Memory of, Born: January 6, 1920, Date of Death: February 2, 1999, Services From: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, 2 pm, Friday, February 5, 1999, Officiating: Elder Emmett Whaley, Rev. H. D. Lawhon, Final Resting Place: Zion Hill Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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Clarence Henry "Hank" Davis, 45, a retired Navy lieutenant, died Friday, June 27, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Carann Davis. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Monday at Riversink Baptist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Woodville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EDT Sunday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Woodville (421-2333). A lifelong resident of Tallahassee, he retired from the Navy on March 1, 1998. He was a Baptist. Other survivors include a daughter, Samantha Jo Davis of Tallahassee; a stepson, Kevin Kitchens of Tallahassee; his parents, Robert and Arienne Davis of Tallahassee; a brother, John Davis of Fort Walton Beach; three sisters, Roberta Martin, Linda Watts and Donna Custer, all of Crawfordville; and his maternal grandparents, Henry and Vice Trammell and Leunia Trammell, all of Tallahassee. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/4/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Clarence Henry 'Hank' Davis, In Memory of, Born: December 16, 1957, Date of Death: June 27, 2003, Services From: Riversink Baptist Church, 11 am, Monday, July 7, 2003, Officiating: Rev. H. D. Lawhon, Final Resting Place: Woodville Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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HILLARDVILLE: Clemons T. Davis, 66, of Hillardville died January 5, 1990, at Tallahassee Community Hospital. The service was at 3 pm Sunday, Jan. 7, at Riversink Baptist Church, with burial at Woodville Cemetery. A native of Reno, Ga., he had lived in Wakulla County for most of his life. He was retired from the Florida Department of Transportation, and was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Cindy Davis of Hillardville; three sons, Earl Turner Davis of Crawfordville, John Franklin Davis of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Lloyd Wayne Davis of Pasadena, Calif.; five daughters, Frances Bold of Ormond Beach, Patricia Roberts of Dallas, Linda Barrineau and Debbie Hartlage, both of Tallahassee, and Dianne Ortez of Maryland; a brother, Claxton Davis of St. Augustine; two sisters, Claude Collins of Calvary, Ga., and Clorine Lawhon of Tallahassee; and 13 grandchildren. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville was in charge of arrangements. Published in the Wakulla News.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Ellis Franklin Davis, In Memory of, Born: March 22, 1948, Date of Death: June 4, 2005, Services From: The Fort, 11 am, Saturday, June 11, 2005, Officiating: Rev. Glen Hamel, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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Emma Mae Davis, 79, a homemaker, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at Woodville Church of Christ Written in Heaven in Woodville, with burial at English Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. EST Friday at Strong & Jones Funeral Home (850-224-2139). She was a member of Woodville Church of Christ Written in Heaven, where she sang in the choir and served on the Usher Board. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a son, Andrew Thompson (and Sabrina) of Tallahassee; a brother-in-law, Dosh White of Crawfordville; four sisters, Mae Frances Gay (and the Rev. Dan Sr.), Eartha Lee Gallon and Rosa Mae Washington, all of Crawfordville, and Willie Mae Gavin of Philadelphia; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 2/15/2007.
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HAVANA - Flossie Nelson Jowers Davis, 90, a retired nurse assistant, died Thursday, May 11, 2006, in Andalusia, Ala. The service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Calvary United Methodist Church in Calvary, Ga., with burial at Piedmont Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Clark Funeral Home (229-377-1414) in Cairo, Ga. Survivors include four daughters, Barbara Smith of Whigham, Ga., Virginia Williams of Andalusia, Deloris Davis of West Palm Beach and Dorothy Davis Creel of Crawfordville; two sons, Bobby Jowers of Gordon, Ala., and Walter Jowers of Magnolia, Texas; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/13/2006.
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TALLAHASSEE: Fredrick Floyd Davis, 67, of Tallahassee died Tuesday, March 19, 1996. The service will be at 1 pm Friday at Parkway Baptist Church, with burial at Tallahassee Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends fro, 6 to 8 pm today at the church. A native of Marianna, he had lived in Tallahassee since 1950. He had taught at Kate Sullivan Elementary School, and was a principal at Fort Braden School, Hartsfield, Chaires and Oak Ridge Elementary Schools, and Fairview and Bellview Middle Schools. He was a Navy veteran and a member of Parkway Baptist Church, where he was chairman of the Deacons Board. He is survived by his wife, Susan Andreasen Davis of Tallahassee; two sons, Freddie Davis of Valdosta, Ga., and Billy Davis of Spartanburg, S.C.; three daughters, Riga Latvia and Barbara Cranor, both of Valdosta, Ga.; and Krissy Smith of Spartanburg; three brothers, Walter Davis of Lakeland, Charles Davis of Marianna and James Davis of Pensacola; two sisters, Elizabeth Davis of Bradenton and Pearl Peacock of Marianna; and six grandchildren. (Abby Funeral Home, 562-1518). Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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TALLAHASSEE: Hugh Craven Davis, 73, of Tallahassee died Wednesday, March 20, 1996. The service will be noon Saturday at Strickland-Ferrell Family Cemetery in Leon County. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Friday at Culley's Meadow Wood Riggins Road Chapel (866-8191). Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. A lifelong resident of Tallahassee, he was the sixth generation of his family to live in Leon County. He worked in probation and parole for Apalachee Community Mental Health, was employed by the North Florida Comprehensive Task Force and was co-founder of Davis Trophies. He was a part of the Marine Corps' Edson's Raiders in World War II, serving in the Solomon Islands campaigns and the Battle of Bloody Ridge on Guadalcanal. He was also a veteran of the Korean War, participating in the Inchon amphibious invasion. He received the Purple Heart and retired at the rank of major. He was past president of the Edson's Raiders Association, the SAR, the TROAA and the Guadalcanal Campaign Veterans Association. He was a member of Beth Page Church. He is survived by his wife, Betty Caldwell Davis of Tallahassee; two sons, Hugh C. Davis Jr. and Thomas W. Davis, both of Tallahassee; a daughter, Nita Davis of Santa Rosa, Calif.; two brothers, Gillum C. Davis of Fruitland Park and Samuel L. Davis of Merritt Island; a sister, Frances Andrews of Starke; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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TALLAHASSEE: James 'Cecil' Davis, 58, of Tallahassee died of natural causes Monday, April 28, 1997. The service will be at 11 am Thursday at Bevis Colonial Funeral Home (385-2193), with burial at Tallahassee Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends fro, 6 to 8 pm today at the funeral home. A native of Woodville, he was a longtime resident of Tallahassee. He was manager and part owner of Gramling, Inc. on Adams Street for many years, and was an avid outdoorsman and fisherman. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Doris Davis of Tallahassee; two sons, Mike Davis of Tallahassee and James Davis of Crawfordville; three brothers, Robert Davis of Tallahassee, Joe Davis of Crawfordville and John Davis of Port St. Joe; five sisters, Doris McDearmid and Mary Herring, both of Tallahassee, Fannie Strickland of Crawfordville, and Earline Johnson and Frances Turner, both of Albany, Ga.; and four grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Joe Turner Davis Sr., 59, a retired service tech who had worked for Coca-Cola Company for more than 30 years, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Davis. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. EST today at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308, or the American Cancer Society, 241 John Knox Road, Tallahassee, FL 32303. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) is handling arrangements. Mr. Davis was born in Tallahassee and was a resident of Crawfordville for 11 years. He was an Army veteran and a Baptist. Other survivors include a son, Joe Davis Jr. (and wife Lisa Velez) of Crawfordville; two brothers, Robert Davis of Tallahassee and John Davis of Port St. Joe; and four sisters, Doris McDearmid and Mary Herring, both of Tallahassee, and Earline Johnson and Francis Turner, both of Albany, Ga. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Cecil Davis and Melvin Davis, and a sister, Fannie Strickland. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 1/1/2003 - 1/2/2003
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Joe Turner Davis, Sr., In Memory of, Born: December 11, 1943, Date of Death: December 30, 2002, Services From: Tallahassee Memory Gardens, 11 am, Thursday, January 2, 2003, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Thomas Sumner, Final Resting Place: Tallahassee Memory Gardens, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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Lilla Mae "Lillie" Harvey Davis, 85, a homemaker, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2003. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday at Heritage Assembly of God, with burial at Arran Cemetery in Crawfordville. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191). She attended Heritage Assembly of God. She is survived by two sons, William A. Marks and Leonard E. Marks, both of Tallahassee; three daughters, Rubie M. Carroll of Tallahassee, Glenda P. Faircloth of Blountstown and Miriam L. Marks of Tallahassee; two stepsons, Wilburn Marks of Tallahassee and E.L. Marks of Woodville; a stepdaughter, Dorothy Joiner of Colquitt, Ga.; a brother, Joseph J. Harvey of Crawfordville; two sisters, Ida Lee Moates of Verbena, Ala., and Willie Mae McGee of Anderson, S.C.; 12 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/16/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Margaret E. Davis, 66, a homemaker, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004. She is survived by her husband, George W. Davis Jr. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Saturday at Pioneer Baptist Church, 486 Beachwood Drive, with burial at the church cemetery. Viewing will be from 1 p.m. EDT until the service Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pioneer Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1270, Crawfordville, FL 32326. Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements She was born in Ocilla, Ga., and was a resident of Crawfordville for 20 years. She was a member of Pioneer Baptist Church. Other survivors include two daughters, Felicia Vanderslice (and husband Ken) of Tomball, Texas, and Cindy Ward (and husband David) of Crawfordville, and five grandchildren, Kenneth, Nick and Chris Vanderslice, Patricia Ward Grant and Rebecca Ward. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/20/2004
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Margaret E. Davis, In Memory of, Born: October 24, 1937, Date of Death: August 19, 2004, Services From: Pioneer Baptist Church, 2 pm, Saturday, August 21, 2004, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Ken Vanderslice, Rev. Dennis Hall, Final Resting Place: Pioneer Baptist Church Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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WAKULLA - Pauline Mary Bouchard Davis, 39, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005, in Tallahassee. She is survived by her husband, John Davis. The service was 11 a.m. EST Saturday , Jan. 22, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Crawfordville. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191) handled arrangements. Mrs. Davis was born in Pepperell, Mass., and moved to the Tallahassee area in 1977. Other survivors include her father, Robert Bouchard Sr. of Crawfordville; a daughter, Angelique Amezquita of Crawfordville; and two brothers, Robert J. Bouchard Jr. of Crawfordville and Frank J. Bouchard of Tallahassee. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/28/2005.
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SOPCHOPPY - Terry Norris Davis, 63, a self-employed taxidermist, died Saturday, June 2, 2007. The graveside service will be at 3 p.m. EDT Wednesday at West Sopchoppy Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Tuesday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333). He was a native of Sopchoppy. He was of the Holiness faith. He was a member of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is survived by six brothers, Howard Davis (and wife Carrie) of Sopchoppy, Broward P. Davis (and wife Bernie) of Hendersonville, N.C., Larry E. Davis (and wife Dot) of Sopchoppy, Bruce G. Davis (and wife Billie) of Sopchoppy, Don W. Davis of Smith Creek and Richard M. Davis (and wife Linda) of Crawfordville; two sisters, Hazel G. Davis of Tallahassee and N. Jean Yale of Havana; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Ray Simmons. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/3/2007.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Terry Norris Davis, In Memory of, Born: March 24, 1944, Date of Death: June 2, 2007, Services From: West Sopchoppy Cemetery, 3 pm, Wednesday, June 6, 2007, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Henry Jones, Final Resting Place: West Sopchoppy Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Troy Michael Davis, 16, of Crawfordville, died Tuesday, August 22, 2000, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 10 am Friday at Aaron Cemetery in Crawfordville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dick Howser Center for Childhood Services, 240 Mabry St., Tallahassee, FL 32304. A lifelong resident of Wakulla County, he attended Wakulla High School. He is survived by his parents, Richard and Linda Davis of Crawfordville; a brother, Taylor Emanuel Davis of Crawfordville; a sister, Katelyn Lee Davis of Crawfordville; his paternal grandmother, Hazel 'Granny Hazel' Davis of Tallahassee; and his maternal grandmother, Virginia L. Grant of Medart. (Culley's Meadow Wood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel, 877-8191.) Published in Tallahassee Democrat.
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Havana - U.L. Davis, 96, died Monday, July 7, 2003. The service will be at 1 p.m. EDT Friday at Northside Assembly of God in Havana, with burial at Concord Cemetery in the Concord Community. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EDT today at Independent Funeral Home in Havana (875-1529). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308, or American Cancer Society, East Gadsden Unit, P.O. Box 563, Quincy, FL 32351. He had worked for the city of Tallahassee and Leon County Health Department in the late 1930s and early '40s. He then moved to Broward County to build bridges and seawalls before retiring to Port St. Joe, where he served the community as a handyman. He had a great love for family, God and making music. He is survived by four sons, Donald J. Davis of Hayden Corner, Ala., Frank D. Davis of Pompano Beach, John C. Davis of West Palm Beach and Ronnie K. Davis of Lake City; two daughters, Jean Perricella of Havana and Joann Hamm of Wewahitchka; two brothers, Don Yon of Crawfordville and Ronnie Yon of Panama City; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/10/2003.
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SHELL POINT - Wiley Thomas Davis, 87, died Saturday, March 27, 2004, in Thomasville, Ga. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday at Evangel Assembly of God Church, with burial at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Monday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the FSU Card Center for Autistic Related Disabilities, 623 B. N. Adams St., Tallahassee, FL 32301. Of Shell Point and Thomasville, Davis died one day before his 88th birthday. Born in Barnesville, Ga., he was the eldest of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis' six children. He was raised in Opelika, Ala., and started working at a textile mill there. He soon began his long-term commitment in the ministry of the Lord and in 1943 he started his part-time ministry in an Assembly of God church in Opelika that carried him to many churches and towns across Alabama, Georgia and Florida. In 1953 he served as the superintendent of the West Florida District of the Assembly of God. In 1959 he served as pastor for First Assembly of God in Tallahassee, before moving to pastor in Baytown, Texas. In 1966 he returned to Tallahassee to pastor Evangel Assembly of God until his retirement in 1981. He also served a term on the board of directors for Southeastern College and was General Presbyter of the Assemblies of God and served as State Youth Director of Alabama and State Sunday School Director of Alabama. Wiley Thomas Davis was not only a devoted man of God, he was a dedicated family man. He taught his children and grandchildren his devotion to God and family by a supreme example. He is survived by his loving family and friends. He was the wonderful father of two daughters, Shirley Smith (and husband Wayne) of Thomasville and Barbara Nichols (and husband Howard) of Shell Point; four grandchildren, Teresa Ruryk and Kelley Strickland (and husband Mark), both of Tallahassee, and Dwight Smith (and wife Marybeth) of Thomasville and Brad Smith (and wife Darlene) of Nassau, The Bahamas. He was also blessed with eight great-grandchildren, Corey and Hannah Strickland, Brooke and Kayce Smith, Genna Ruryk, Hunter Smith and Destiny and Damien Wells. He is also survived by two brothers, Earl Davis and Fred "Sonny" Davis of Opelika and a sister, Dorothy Lord of Centerville, Ala. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Geneva Bowen Davis, and his wife, Louise Mitchell Davis. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/28/2004.
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SAWDUST: Emory 'Dick' Dawkins, 77, of Sawdust Community died Friday in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 am Monday at Providence Baptist Church in Providence Community near Greensboro, with military burial at the church cemetery. Family will receive friends fro, 4 to 6 pm Sunday at McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy (627-7535). Memorial contributions may be made to Providence Baptist Church, 1612 Providence Church Rd, Quincy, FL 32351. An Army veteran of World War II, he served in the European Theatre. He was a retired union pipefitter. He is survived by his wife, Rita Dawkins of Sawdust Community; five sons, Earl Dawkins, Rodney Mullins and Jeffrey Dawkins of Sawdust Community, Steve Dawkins of Havana, and Alaric Mullins of Crawfordville; two daughters, Carmella Mueller of Indiana and Debra Senft of Emporia, Kan.; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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WOODVILLE - Marilyn Fletcher Daws, 78, a retired receptionist, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, in Tallahassee. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Saturday at Woodville First Baptist Church. Family will receive friends following the service at the church, with dinner in the church fellowship hall. Memorial contributions may be made to the Refuge House of Tallahassee, 2315 Heartsfield Road, Tallahassee, FL 32303. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191) is handling arrangements. She was a receptionist for the Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Division. Survivors include a daughter, Tina Pyles of Crawfordville; three sisters-in-law, Bessie Herold of Tallahassee, Ethel Axson of Citra and Mildred Mitchell of Tallahassee; four brothers-in-law, Iva Connell of Old Town, William Daws Jr. and Herb Daws, both of Woodville, and Richard Daws of Meridian, Miss.; and three granddaughters, Bethany, Jessica and Erica. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Odell Daws, and a brother, Ralph Mitchell. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 10/7/2004 - 10/8/2004
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MEDART - Frank A. De La Paz, 59, died Monday, March 22, 2004. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Friday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Crawfordville. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Prior to a long illness, he was employed for 17 years by the Florida Department of Corrections as a parole and probation officer. He was also a parole officer for 13 years with the Illinois Department of Corrections. He was a graduate of the University of Illinois and had previously resided in Panama City and Tampa. He is survived by his sister, Jo Ann Brierton (and husband David); two nephews, David Brierton Jr. (and wife Deborah) and James Brierton (and wife AnaMaria); and a niece, Nadine Faulk (and husband Carlton). Other survivors include nine great-nephews and -nieces. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 3/24/2004 - 3/25/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Alpha P. Deal, 84, a retired bus driver for the City of Bradenton, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday at Lake Ellen Baptist Church in Medart, with burial at the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Tuesday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). Friends also are received at the home of Linda Hobby, 1352 Lower Ridge Road, Crawfordville, FL. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lake Ellen Baptist Church, 4495 Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, FL 32327. She was born in Collinsville, Miss., and moved to Crawfordville in 1968 from Bradenton. She formerly owned and operated a restaurant and truck stop in New Mexico. She was a member of Lake Ellen Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Charles E. Deal Sr.; two daughters, Edith Butler (and husband Claire) of Bradenton and Alice Carruth (and husband Norris) of Atlanta; six sisters, Evelyn Harrell of Albany, Ga., Bernice Curry and Janelle Nelson, both of Tupelo, Miss., Clydene Chisolm of Collinsville, Miss., Doris Smalanskas of St. Augustine and Merlene Hardy of Jackson, Miss.; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/16/2002
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Alpha Phillips Deal, In Memory of, Born: July 28, 1918, Date of Death: December 14, 2002, Services From: Lake Ellen Baptist Church, 11 am, Wednesday, December 18, 2002, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Keith Wallace, Final Resting Place: Lake Ellen Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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Hannah Nichole Deal, 4, of Largo, earned her wings October 4, 2007. The funeral will be Wednesday at Moss Feaster Funeral Home (727-562-2080) in Largo. The family requests that no flowers be sent, but instead please participate in Hannah's Ladybug Toy Drive (www.helphannah.org). She is survived by her parents, Shawn and Lisa, brother Matthew and extended family members in Crawfordville and Tallahassee, and the other family members who loved her, too. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/7/2007.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Peggy Ann Deal, 69, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Charles Everett Deal Sr. The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. EST Saturday at Pioneer Baptist Church in Crawfordville. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Friday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) and anytime at 1352 Lower Bridge Road in Crawfordville. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Born in Bradenton, she had lived in Wakulla County since 1957 and was a member of Pioneer Baptist Church. She was a First Responder. She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary and worked in the Shadeville Elementary School lunchroom. Other survivors include a daughter, Linda D. Hobby of Crawfordville; two sons, Chuck E. Deal Jr. and Danny K. Deal, both of Crawfordville; two brothers, R.P. Keller of Crawfordville and D.R. Keller of Bradenton; two sisters, Virginia Walker of Blairsville, Ga., and Bonnie Keller of California; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/28/2002
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CHATTAHOOCHEE - Corine Goodwin Dean, 75, a homemaker, died Saturday, March 11, 2006. She is survived by her husband, Bennie G. Dean. The service will be at 3 p.m. EST Monday at Hardaway Assembly of God, with burial at the church cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy (850-627-7677) is handling arrangements. Other survivors include four sons, William Thomas Dykes and Billy Dykes, both of Chattahoochee, Clyde Dykes of Tallahassee and Albert Dykes of Hardaway; two daughters, Eleanor Jeffery of Ohio and Shirley Dykes of Hardaway; a sister, Ellie Sue Merryman of Tallahassee; two brothers, Doug Goodwin of Crawfordville and Buck Goodwin of Tallahassee; and 10 grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/12/2006.
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CHATTAHOOCHEE - William Thomas "Bill" Dean, 78, a retired carpenter and mechanic, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2005. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Joanna H. Dean. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Monday at Hardaway Assembly of God Church, with burial at the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. EDT today at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Bill attended Hardaway Assembly of God Church. Other survivors include two sons, William Thomas Dean Jr. of Gadsden County and David Dean of Tampa; a daughter, Darlene Williams of Live Oak; two brothers, John Dean of Hardaway and Ben Dean of Chattahoochee; three sisters, Bernice Brinkley and Vernice Drake, both of Crawfordville and Myrtice Sunday of Bainbridge, Ga.; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/11/2005.
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PANACEA - Paul Edward Dearing, 69, a retired auto parts salesman, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Dearing. The graveside service will be at 4 p.m. CST Sunday at Panacea Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Saturday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333). Mr. Dearing was born in Atlanta and was a resident of Panacea, since 1991. He was an Air Force veteran and loved fishing. Other survivors include three sons, Paul Dearing Jr. of Weleska, Ga., Jerry Dearing of North Carolina and David Dearing of Troy, Mo.; a stepson, Tony Taglaris of Lanark Village; three daughters, Maryann Nicotera of Boston, Donna Dearing of Atlanta and Marcie Highsmith of Chipley; a stepdaughter, Mary Youngblood of Panacea; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Wayne Dearing. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/20/2002
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Paul Edward Dearing, In Memory of, Born: August 7, 1933, Date of Death: December 19, 2002, Services From: Panacea Cemetery, 4 pm, Sunday, December 22 2002, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Michael Hall, Rev. John Watkins, Final Resting Place: Panacea Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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Emory Alton Dearinger, 79, of Crawfordville and Eastpoint, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004. The service will be at 10 a.m. EST today at Kelley Funeral Home in Apalachicola (850-653-2208). Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 1/5/2004 - 1/6/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Debora Lynn DeBord, In Memory of, Born: April 2, 1959, Date of Death: July 9, 2005, Services From: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, 4pm, Friday, July 15, 2005, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Bill Johnson, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: James Allen 'Ted' Deese, Jr., In Memory of, Born: August 12, 1974, Date of Death: January 5, 2001, Services From: Panacea Cemetery, 2 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2001, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. B. B. Barwick, Final Resting Place: Panacea Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Patricia Gail Crum DeFend, 57, of Crawfordville died Thursday, May 18, 2000. The service will be held at 2 pm Wednesday at Lake Ellen Baptist Church, with burial at the church cemetery. A native of Medart, she was a longtime resident of Wakulla County and a member of the Eastern Star, Chapter 242. She is survived by her husband, Douglas H. DeFend, Sr.; two sons, Timothy J. Holcomb and Walter Lee Holcomb of Crawfordville; a daughter, Lari 'Cissy' Holcomb of Crawfordville; a brother, Gary J. Crum of Crawfordville; and a grandchild. (Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville, 926-3333.) Published in the Wakulla News.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Kathleen Burge DeGolyer, In Memory of, Born: December 20, 1941, Date of Death: July 10, 2007, Services From: Simmons Family Cemetery, 10 am, Saturday, July 14, 2007, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Andy DeGoyle, Final Resting Place: Simmons Family Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Evelyn L. Dellosso, 68, the owner of Graphic Arts Studio, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, in Tallahassee. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Ralph Dellosso. The service will be at 3 p.m. EST today at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850- 877-8191). Memorial contributions may be made to Wakulla County Animal Shelter, 1 Oak St., Crawfordville, FL 32327. Born in Rockville Center, N.Y., she had lived in Jensen Beach and moved to Crawfordville in 2005. Other survivors include a daughter, Samantha Dellosso (and husband Jeff Baum); a brother, Frederick Lapisardi; a sister, Joan Manhardt; and two grandchildren, Jillian Dellosso and Connor Baum; and her mother-in-law, Ella Dellosso. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/30/2006.
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Perry - Leola Lynn DeLong, 90, a retired manager for Taylor County Credit Bureau, died Saturday, May 3, 2003. The service will be at 4 p.m. EDT Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Perry. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Joe P. Burns Funeral Home (850-584-4149). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308-5428. She is survived by three nephews, Robert Lynn and Ray Baker Lynn, both of Perry and Bill Lynn of Columbia, S.C.; three nieces, Mary LeBreck of Stockbridge, Ga., Sandra Wise of Williston and Laveida Spielman of Maylene, Ala.; a special friend, Dolores Solomon of Branford; and a host of great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold DeLong. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/5/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Nell Buchanan DeLozier, In Memory of, Born: June 8, 1908, Date of Death: April 28, 2002, Services From: West Sopchoppy Cemetery, 11 am, Thursday, May 2, 2002, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Henry Jones, Brother Claxton Vause, Final Resting Place: West Sopchoppy Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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Crawfordville - Jimmy Lavone Dempsey, 59, a truck driver, died Friday, July 25, 2003. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday at Ivan Assembly of God Church in the Ivan community, with burial at the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Tuesday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville. A native of Moultrie, Ga., he had lived in Crawfordville for 16 years. He attended Ivan Assembly of God Church. His survivors include a son, James Dempsey of Plant City; three daughters, Judy Broxton of Waynesville, N.C., Ashley Dempsey of Crawfordville and Mary Dempsey; his mother, Gladys Ruis of Crawfordville; a brother, Richard Ruis (and wife Carla) of Crawfordville; two sisters, Ann Dempsey of Tifton, Ga., and Irene Harvey (and husband Varnell) of Meigs, Ga.; and several grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/28/2003.
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Judith Lee Denmark, 67, who retired from Pathology Associates and was a former teacher of medical transcription in Polk and Leon counties. died Monday, March 5, 2007. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, John T. Denmark Jr. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Thursday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191). Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. EST Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308, or Unity Eastside Church, 8551 Buck Lake Road, Tallahassee, FL 32317. Judith was born in Huntington, W.Va., and was a longtime resident of Tallahassee. She graduated from Sarasota High School and Manatee Junior College in Bradenton. She was a member of Unity Eastside Church. Other survivors include three sons, John David Denmark (and Elizabeth) of Crawfordville, Gary Patrick Denmark (and Barbara) of Lloyd and Christopher Alan Denmark (and Kimberly) of Theodore, Ala.; five grandchildren, Brittany Lee Denmark, Christopher Michael Denmark, Vance Tolliver Denmark, Clayton Wade Tolliver Denmark and Erin Hartley Lee Denmark; her mother, Christine Grace Hodges of Tallahassee; a sister, Lucy Carol Bean of Tallahassee; and numerous nieces and nephews. Judith was preceded in death by her father, Charles David Hodges. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 3/6/2007 - 3/7/2007.
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Nancy "Virginia" Dennard, 79, former secretary for the Division of Forestry, died Monday, July 16, 2007. She is survived by her husband, Earl Dennard of Tallahassee. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday in the Riggins Road Chapel of Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home (850-877-8191) under the direction of Jamerson-Braswell Funeral Home in Pelham, Ga., with burial at 3 p.m. EDT at Ochlockonee Cemetery in Ochlockonee, Ga. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday at 1149 Camellia Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32301. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32308. Virginia was born February 14, 1928 in Sopchoppy. She was a lifelong resident of Tallahassee. She was married in the First Baptist Church of Tallahassee to Earl Dennard on February 4, 1951. A rabid Seminole fan, she will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Other survivors include a son, Richard Allen Dennard of St. Petersburg Beach; a granddaughter, Erin Michele Dennard of Tampa; two brothers, Thomas Allen Davis Jr. (and Eunice) of Tallahassee and Fred Davis of Crawfordville; a sister, Mary Ida Turner of Bainbridge, Ga.; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Verlie Smith; father, "PaPa" Thomas Allen Davis Sr.; and her sister, Betty Swicord. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/18/2007.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Ernestine V. Dennis, 78, a homemaker and former employee of Corning Glass Works in Corning, N.Y., died Friday, April 4, 2003, in Tallahassee. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Delos O. Dennis. The memorial service will be at a later date at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Crawfordville. Abbey Funeral Home in Tallahassee (562-1518) is handling arrangements. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Other survivors include a son, Robert Dennis (and wife Doneva) of Kanona, N.Y.; a brother-in-law, Jim Dennis of Tallahassee; 10 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 4/6/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Paul Edwin DeSherlia, 84, a retired engineer fro, Olin Corp in St. Marks, FL, died Saturday, January 26, 2008. The service will be at 1 pm EST Wednesday, January 30, at Lake Ellen Baptist Church with burial at Lake Ellen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm EST Tuesday, January 29, at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32308. He was born in Calhoun County, Illinois and was a resident of Crawfordville for 20 years. He retired from Olin Corporation after 40 years of service at both Alton, Illinois and St. Marks, Florida. He loved being on the water fishing, especially for catfish. He was a member of Lake Ellen Baptist Church. He was an active member of the American Legion and was a US Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn DeSherlia; four sons, Richard 'Dick' DeSherlia of Alton, Ill., Mike DeSherlia of Alton, Ill., Steve DeSherlia of Sheridan, Wy., and Dough DeSherlia of Etowah, Tenn.; a step-son, Morris Brown of Crawfordville; three daughters, Tina Price of Clarksville, Ind., Donna Heil of Alton, Ill., and Rene Cunningham of Crawfordville; a step-daughter, Sylvia Forrester of Columbia, Ala; brother, Claude DeSherlia of Fieldon, Ill.; two sisters, Peggy Burns and Joyce Senger of Grafton, Ill.; 23 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Hodge and Delores Berigan. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat, 1/28/2008.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Paul Edwin DeSherlia, In Memory of, Born: Mary 9, 1923, Date of Death: January 26, 2008, Services From: Lake Ellen Baptist Church, 1 pm, Wednesday, January 30, 2008, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Keith Wallace, Elder Emmett Whaley, Final Resting Place: Lake Ellen Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Jo A. DeVane, 41, of Crawfordville died Thursday, November 12, 1998. The service will be at 3:30 pm today at West Sopchoppy Cemetery in Sopchoppy. A native of Tallahassee and longtime resident of Crawfordville, she was a correction officer with the state prison system. She was a member of Sopchoppy First Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, David DeVane of Crawfordville, her parents, Joseph I. and Joyce Anderson of Sopchoppy; her maternal grandmother, Emmie Thompson of Sopchoppy; two brothers, Jake Anderson of Smith Creek and Mike Anderson of Medart and two sisters, Laura Snyder and Christy Anderson, both of Sopchoppy. (Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville, 926-3333.) Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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Betty Lou Dewrell, 77, a co-founder of Southeastern Control and Cable Testing, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2004. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT today at Roselawn Cemetery in Tallahassee. at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191) is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Survivors include three daughters, Jane D. Lee and Judy Sharman (and husband Buddy), both of Tallahassee, and Janet Parker (and husband Harry) of Havana; a sister, Dot Curlin of West Memphis, Ark.; three grandchildren, Jill Klein of Alexandria, Va., Jodi Conrad of Waukeenah and Ramsey Lee of Tallahassee; and three great-grandchildren, Emma Rae Conrad, Ella Grace Conrad and Alexander George Klein. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Wayland Dewrell. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 8/23/2004 - 8/24/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Betty Lou Dicks, 71, a homemaker, died Thursday, June 23, 2005, in Tallahassee. Roberts Funeral Home in Dunnellon (352-489-2429) is handling arrangements. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/28/2005.
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Michael Lynn Diehl, 55, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005. A memorial service and celebration of his life will be at 10 a.m. EDT Saturday at the Riverside Cafe, on the water in St. Marks. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Thursday at Bevis Funeral Home of Tallahassee (850-385-2193). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a local library or a favorite environmental charity. A Tallahassee native, he had lived throughout the Big Bend area and most recently resided in Crawfordville. He graduated from Leon High School in 1969. Michael was an avid fisherman, organic gardener, musician and writer. He loved the water and spent a lot of time at St. Teresa Beach. Survivors include two daughters, Mariah T. Diehl of Los Angeles and Jessica Marie Diehl of Gainesville; two sons, Jacob Dehner Diehl and Raymond Henry Diehl, both of Tallahassee; his fiancee, Doris "Dallas" Sanders of Crawfordville; his siblings, Lyle Diehl III, Debra Harrell and Vicki Cureton, all of Tallahassee, and Ray Diehl of Atlanta; and his stepmother, June Diehl of Tallahassee. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond L. Diehl Jr. and Lonie Lynn Kohler. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/23/2005.
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SOPCHOPPY - Frederick L. DiMinno, 48, an auto body supply salesman, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2003, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn DiMinno. The service will be at 7 p.m. EST Thursday at Sopchoppy United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) is handling arrangements. He was born in Whippany, N.J., and was a Catholic. He lived in Sopchoppy for 2 1/2years, moving from Bradenton. Other survivors include his parents, Frederick L. and Louise S. DiMinno Sr. of Toms River, N.J., and a brother, Richard DiMinno of Pine Beach, N.J. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/19/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Kenneth Charles Dipietrantonio, 36, who was the owner of KC Towing, died Monday, May 24, 2004. He is survived by his wife, Cheri Dipietrantonio. The service will be at 6 p.m. EDT today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (926-3333), with burial at Gardens of Faith Cemetery in Baltimore, Md. Family will receive friends from 4 p.m. EDT until the service today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kenneth Dipietrantonio Benefit Fund, c/o Citizens Bank of Wakulla, P.O. Box 1240, Crawfordville, FL 32326, or Wakulla County State Bank, P.O. 610, Crawfordville, FL 32326. He was born in Baltimore and was a resident of Crawfordville since 1995. Other survivors include his mother, Jean Teague Dipietrantonio of Baltimore; two sons, Kenny Dipietrantonio Jr. and Bradley Michael Dipietrantonio, both of Crawfordville; a daughter, Dana Nicole Dipietrantonio of Crawfordville; three brothers, John Dipietrantonio of Crawfordville and Kevin Dipietrantonio and Robert Shine, both of Baltimore; and a sister, Kim Jones of Baltimore. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/27/2004.
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Jarod Lee Dixon, an infant, died Thursday, March 6, 2003. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. EST Monday at Pigott Cemetery in Medart. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) is handling arrangements. Survivors include his parents, Earl Junior Dixon II and Brandy Delaine Jones, both of Tallahassee; two sisters, Haley Roath and Kaitlyn Roath, both of Tallahassee; his maternal grandparents, Edith Carey of Tallahassee and Darrell Jones of Tallahassee; his paternal grandmother, Jeanne Clemmons of Tallahassee; a special aunt, Nikki Jones of Tallahassee; his maternal great-grandparents, Alex and Rita Jones of Franklinville, N.C.; and his paternal great-grandmother, Mary Lamar of Tallahassee. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/8/2003.
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Rudolph Earl "Tookie" Dixon, 70, who was a manager at Lafayette Motel, died Monday, July 11, 2005. The memorial service will be at 3 p.m. EDT Friday at Beggs Funeral Home Apalachee Parkway Chapel (850-942-2929). He was born in Donalsonville, Ga., on April 17, 1935, and was raised in Chattahoochee. He graduated from Chattahoochee High School and left to serve in the U.S. Army in Korea. He returned, making Tallahassee his home, and attended Florida State University. He began his career working for the Florida Department of Revenue for many years and left to work in the family motel business, managing the Lafayette Motel with his parents, Hill and Pauline Dixon. He was a real estate broker and appraiser in Tallahassee and later moved to Alligator Point, where he continued to work in the real estate business and as a commercial fisherman. He returned to Tallahassee in 1994 to his home on Lake Talquin in order to be closer to his family. He as an avid sportsman who loved hunting and fishing, as well as gardening. Tookie was an avid Florida State University football fan. He was a founding member of the Amsterdam Hunting Club in Georgia, Silver Spur Hunting Club in Orange, Florida Dog Hunters Association, National Rifle Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the National and Florida Republican committees. He died at his home on Lake Talquin after a lengthy illness. Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Pauline Dixon of Tallahassee; a daughter, Kimberly Dixon McClellan (and husband Charles) of Perry; a son, Gregory Kyle Dixon (and wife Karen) of Tallahassee; a granddaughter, Dayna Dixon of Tallahassee; a grandson, Nick White of Tallahassee; two special friends, Bob Paula and Brittany Bice, both of Tallahassee; as well as caring friends and neighbors in the Ben Stoutamire community of Lake Talquin. He was preceded in death by his father, William Hill Dixon. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/14/2005.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Otto J. Dock, 92, a contractor of construction, died Saturday, July 3, 2004, in Tallahassee. There will be at private family service at 5:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday at Wakulla United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Wakulla United Methodist Church, 1584 Old Woodville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191) is handling arrangements. Survivors include a son, George A. Dock (and wife Gloria) of Crawfordville; a daughter, Lorraine Farneth (and husband George) of McMurray, Pa.; a sister, Anna Offerman of California; six grandchildren, Rosamaria Fay, Crystle Rudd, Joanne Hernandez, Michael Vida, Mishel Meissner and Mark Vida; and nine great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/6/2004.
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Louise Dodson, 76, died Sunday, August 26, 2007. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, August 29, at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191), with burial at Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today, August 28, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Oak City Assembly of God Building Fund, 3080 W. Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, FL 32304. Born in Tallahassee, she retired with 36 years of service as an assignment clerk from Centel Telephone Company. Louise enjoyed working in her yard, fishing and spending time with her family and friends. Survivors include her son, Larry Dodson (and wife Christy) of Crawfordville; sister, Frances Connell (and husband J.T. Connell); two grandsons, Mike Dodson (and wife Melissa) and Steve Dodson (and wife Randi); and five great-grandchildren, Jason, Ryan, Adam, Casey and Ashley Dodson. Family would like to express its appreciation to her devoted caregiver, Johnnie Williams, and to the nurses at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/28/2007.
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TITUSVILLE - Walter C. Dodson, 84, a retired president of Florida National Bank in Titusville and Port St. Joe, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007. No local services are planned. Donations may be made to a favorite charity. North Brevard Funeral Home ( 321-269-9222) in Titusville is handling arrangements. He was born in Camilla, Ga. Walter was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of The Civilian Military Organization, The Kiwanis Club, the Tuesday-Tuesday Club and American Legion Post 4008 of Cairo, Ga. He is survived by his wife, Floss; sons, Wally (and wife Susan) of Crawfordville, Jim (and wife Barbara) of Tallahassee, Bill and (wife Carmel) of Port St. Joe; seven grandchildren, Walt, Ashley, Alison, Clint, Kerry, Micah and Matthew; a sister, Marge Bush of Cairo, Ga.; four stepchildren; and seven stepgranddaughters. Walter was preceded in death in 1983 by his first wife, Doris Mixon Dodson.t Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 2/13/2007.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Andrew Eddie Donaldson, 92, of Crawfordville died Sept 4, 1998 in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 am Saturday at St. Paul Primitive Baptist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Walker Cemetery. A lifelong resident of Wakulla County, he was foreman of the St. Marks Powder Plant for 33 years. He was a member of St. Paul Primitive Baptist Church where he served on the deacon board and as superintendent of the Sunday School. He is survived b his wife of 55 years, Louise Bryant of Tallahassee; a stepson, Leonard Poole of Fredonia, N.Y.; a foster son, Calvin Nelson Jr. of Crawfordville; two stepdaughters, Rosa L. Yant of Tallahassee and Auna Nelson of Rochester, N.Y.; a foster daughter, Calvetta Nelson McKinnon of Pensacola; a brother, Dave Donaldson of Sebring; 20 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren. (Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee, 224-2139.) Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Annie Lizzie Donaldson, 84, a homemaker, died Monday, August 18, 2008, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 2:30 pm EDT Saturday, August 23, at New Hope Church of Christ written in Heaven in Crawfordville, Fla., with burial at Mt. Olive No. 1 Cemetery. Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee (850-224-2139) is handling arrangements. She leaves to mourn five daughters and three son-in-laws, Mrs. Catherine Howard (King), Mrs. Alice Jean Williams (Sylvester), Mrs. Hilly Mae Slater (Joseph), Mrs. Rosa Simmons and Miss Eunice Donaldson all of Crawfordville; five sons and four daughters-in-law, Mr. Charles Donaldson, Mr. Allen Donaldson (Wanda) of Woodville, Mr. Robert Donaldson (Sharon) of Tallahassee, Mr. Herbert Donaldson (Rachel), Mr. Jeffery Donaldson (Rosiland), Major Melton (honorary son) all of Crawfordville; two sisters, Luberta Crump (Jack) and Mary Dorothy Sapp of Medart, Fla., two brothers, Mr. George Nelson (Delores) and Mr. Randolph Nelson (Mary); a sister-in-law, Anita Townsend, all of Crawfordville; 29 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and relatives and sorrowing friends. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat 8/23/2008.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Arreasus "Bo" Donaldson, 67, a maintenance worker for the Legislature, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Bernice Donaldson. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at Pilgrim Rest Primitive Baptist Church, with burial at the church cemetery. Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee (224-2139) is handling arrangements. He was a member of Pilgrim Rest Primitive Baptist Church. Other survivors include six sons, Paul Donaldson of Tallahassee, Arreasus Keith Donaldson (and wife Carla) of Columbia, S.C., Kelvin Donaldson of Cortland, N.Y., Anthony Donaldson (and wife Kimberly) and Farrah Donaldson, both of Crawfordville, and Joe Jones (and wife Carol) of Daytona Beach; three daughters, Leshia Donaldson of Columbia, Angela Owens (and husband Charles) of Chicago and Wanda Donaldson Taylor (and husband Lawrence) of St. Augustine; five sisters, Bessie L. Donaldson, Daisey Webster (and husband Dan), Eddie Mae Jackson and Gloria Turner, all of Crawfordville, and Sabreen Akbar of Tallahassee; a brother-in-law, Cephus Harvey (and wife Joan) of Tallahassee; three sisters-in-law, Josephine Green, Dorothy Williams and Olivia Harvery; an uncle, Ezekiel Donaldson of Tallahassee; a great-uncle, Nathan Donaldson (and wife Eva) of Tallahassee; three aunts, Estella Green, Fannie Thomas and Annie Donaldson, all of Crawfordville; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/19/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Audrey Davis Donaldson, 92, of Crawfordville died of natural causes Tuesday, February 4, 1997, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 1:30 pm Saturday at St. Paul Primitive Baptist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Walker Cemetery in Crawfordville. A native of Midway, she was a longtime resident of Crawfordville. She was a homemaker, a member of the Wakulla Senior Citizens and a member of St. Paul Primitive Baptist Church, where she served on the Mothers Board and the Usher Board. She is survived by two brothers, Arthur Davis of Nashville, Tenn., and Harper Davis of Jacksonville; and a sister, Ruth D. Vaughn, Tallahassee. (Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee, 224-2139.) Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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JACKSONVILLE: Dorice Corbett Donaldson died Saturday, Jan 12, 2002. She is survived by a devoted husband, Nathaniel Donaldson, other relatives and many dear friends. The service will be at 11 am Saturday at Walker Cemetery in Crawfordville. The Eastside Chapel of Marion Graham Mortuaries in Jacksonville (904-358-3949) is handling arrangements. Published in Tallahassee Democrat.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Ezekiel "Zeke" Donaldson, 87, a farmer, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at River of Life Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Mount Olive Cemetery No.1. Strong & Jones Funeral Home (850-224-2139) is handling arrangements. He was a member of Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Wakulla. Survivors include five sons, K.C. Donaldson (and wife Willie Mae) of Perry, Kelley Donaldson (and wife Bennie) of Tallahassee, Al Donaldson (and wife Carolyn) of Crawfordville, Paul Donaldson (and wife Marilyn) of Jacksonville and Jimmy Donaldson of Palatka; two daughters, Martha Hawkins (and husband Bossie) and Flora Koonce (and husband Billy), both of Tallahassee; a sister, Hazel Green of Crawfordville; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 10/7/2004 - 10/8/2004
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QUINCY - Jayla Kierra Donaldson, the infant daughter of LaKesha Lewis and Antonio Donaldson, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at St. John's Cemetery. Williams Funeral Home (875-4849) is handling arrangements. Other survivors include her maternal grandmother, Shera Williams of Quincy; her maternal grandfather, David Arnett of Wakulla; her paternal grandmother, Linda Howard of Quincy; her paternal grandfather, Jimmie Donaldson of Quincy; and her paternal great-grandmother, Rachel Howard of Quincy. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/5/2003
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Lueray Louise Bryant Donaldson, 89, of Crawfordville died January 22, 2000 in Tallahassee. The service will be at 1 pm Saturday at St. Paul Primitive Baptist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Walker Cemetery. A native of Madison County, she had lived in Crawfordville since 1943. She was a homemaker and a member of Wakulla County Wide Usher Board, the county wide Union Meeting Congress, the Bright Rose Charity Lodge and the Old West Florida Primitive Baptist Association Women's Congress. She was also a member of St. Paul Primitive Baptist Church, where she was a member of the mother's board. She is survived by three daughters, Rosa Lee Yant of Tallahassee, Alma Nelson of Rochester, N.Y., and Leonard Poole of Fredoria, N.Y.; 18 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. (Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee, 224-2139.) Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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JACKSONVILLE - Nathaniel Donaldson, 75, died Thursday, July 20, 2006. The service will be at 6 p.m. EDT Friday at the chapel of Strong & Jones Funeral Home (850-224-2139), with burial at Walker Cemetery in Crawfordville. He was a member of the True Church of the Living God. Survivors include a brother, Bennie Donaldson (and Patricia); a sister, Virginia Brimm of Tallahassee; two aunts, Alberta Harvey and Flossie Harvey, both of Sopchoppy; a sister-in-law, Lottie Donaldson of Crawfordville; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/27/2006
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Roberta W. Donaldson, 87, a telephone operator, died Monday, May 2, 2005. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday at Abbey-Riposta Funeral Home (850-562-1518), with burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Florida Baptist Children's Home, Buck Lake Road, Tallahassee, FL. She was a member of Woodrun Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Randy and Paul Donaldson, both of Tallahassee, and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death in 1998 by her husband, R.C. Donaldson. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/4/2005.
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CAIRO - William Lamar "Don" Donaldson, 81, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, in Shell Point. The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the chapel of Clark Funeral Home (229- 377-1414), with burial at Greenwood Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the service Friday at the funeral home. Survivors include a son, James William Donaldson of Shell Point; a daughter, Wanda D. DuBois of Franklin, Tenn.; a stepson, Ray Welch of Meigs, Ga.; a stepdaughter, Gloria Welter of Tallahassee; a brother, Ralph Donaldson of Cairo; and two sisters, Kathleen Butler of Cairo and Pauline Padgett of Crestview. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/4/2005.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Ethel D. Donnell, 76, of Crawfordville died Monday, October 1, 1990, at home. Services were at 2 pm Wednesday, Oct. 3 at Culley Meadow Wood Timberline Road Chapel with burial at Meadow Wood Memorial Park. A native of Jackson County, she was a resident of Crawfordville for 14 years. She was a homemaker and member of Riversink Baptist Church in Crawfordville. Survivors include her husband, R. C. Donnell Sr. of Crawfordville; three sons, Robert C. Donnell Jr., Doyle W. Donnell and Morris F. Donnell, all of Tallahassee; four daughters, Yvonne Donnell and Jeanie Powell, both of Crawfordville, Marilyn Strickland and Eleanor Weaver, both of Tallahassee; three brothers, Howard Morris, Amos Morris and Edward Morris, all of Jackson County; three sisters, Beamon Purvis of Tallahassee, Louise Home of Chicago and Leola Porter of Chipley; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Culley's Meadow Wood Timberland Road Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Published in the Wakulla News.
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Alma Juanita Dorman, 90, died Friday, March 18, 2005, in Medart. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Monday at Oakland Cemetery. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. She was born in Bristol and was a resident of Tallahassee for 53 years. She was a member of Forest Heights Baptist Church in Tallahassee. She is survived by a daughter, Joan F. Adkison (and husband Mike) of Havana; a sister, Ina Roche of Tallahassee; two brothers, Len Revell of Bristol and Russell Revell of Woodville; three grandsons, Billy Kemp Jr. and Clay Kemp, both of Tallahassee, and Frank Kemp of Fort Walton Beach; a stepgranddaughter, Lisa Meeks of Tallahassee; and eight great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/20/2005.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Alma Juanita Dorman, In Memory of, Born: April 4, 1914, Date of Death: March 18, 2005, Services From: Oakland Cemetery, 11 am, Monday, March 21, 2005, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Russell Revell, Final Resting Place: Oakland Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Roger Dorsey, 50, died Saturday, July 30, 2005. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at Bible Believers Fellowship Church in Tallahassee. (Harvey-Young Funeral Home, 850- 926-3333). Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/10/2005.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Jack Edward Doss, 77, who was self-employed in marine construction, died Tuesday, March 21, 2006. A gathering of family and friends in Jack's honor will be at noon EST Saturday at 88 Posey Road in Crawfordville. Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. He was born in Bluefield, Ill., and had been a resident of Crawfordville for 10 years. He was a member of the Moose Lodge. He is survived by four daughters, Schehera S. Doss of Port Salerno, Nerys Mispel (and husband Pistol) of Medart, Marcia Doss of Tallahassee and Jennifer Doss of Medart; two grandsons, Max Mispel and Jack Mispel; and two granddaughters, Jessica Mispel and Emily Johnson. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/24/2006.
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Jeffrey A. Douglas, 41, a cook for Alterra Clare Bridge, died Sunday, May 7, 2006. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Saturday at the chapel of Strong & Jones Funeral Home (850-224-2139). A viewing will be from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Friday at the funeral home. He was born in Hudson, N.Y. Survivors include a daughter, Jasmine Douglas of Palatka; his parents, Father Vernon Douglas and Rose Douglas of Tallahassee; a brother, Andrew Douglas (and Traci) of Crawfordville; a sister, Kimberly Hill (and Mike) of Rochester, N.Y.; four nephews, Douglas and Robert Sampson, both of Rochester, and Jamal and Rashad Douglas, both of Crawfordville. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/11/2006.
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Thomas Alan Doxsee Sr., 75, a retired professional insurance and real-estate agent, died Monday, June 7, 2004. The service will be at 4 p.m. EDT Friday at Saint Paul's United Methodist Church. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Thursday at Bevis Funeral Home (385-2193 orwww.bevisfuneral.com). The family also will receive friends following the service Friday at the home of Jeff and Terri Doxsee, 4060 Roweling Oaks Court, Tallahassee. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Paul's United Methodist Church, 1700 N. Meridian Road, Tallahassee, FL 32303, or to the Cancer Hope Foundation, 2603 Centre Pointe Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. A native of Syracuse, N.Y., he moved to Tallahassee in 1969. He was a graduate of Dartmouth College, where he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon. He was active in the insurance business for more than 40 years and founded Doxsee Insurance of Tallahassee and Doxsee-Phelps Insurance of Havana. In 1958, at the age of 30, he became the youngest president of the New York State Professional Insurance Agents Association. Following his retirement from the insurance industry, he sold real estate for Premier Construction and Capital Property Consultants. He was active in the Masonic fraternity and was a member of the St. Marks Yacht Club and Kiwanis Club of Havana, where he served as treasurer. An Eagle Scout, he served as scout leader for Troop No. 115 at Saint Paul's. He was a longtime member of Saint Paul's, where he served as treasurer and trustee. He was a Seminole Booster and an avid Seminole fan. Survivors include four sons, Thomas A. Doxsee Jr. (and wife Fran), David E. Doxsee, Jeffrey D. Doxsee (and wife Terri) and Bryan W. Doxsee, all of Tallahassee; two daughters, Susan D. Fristoe and Lisa J. Doxsee (and husband Joe Adams), both of Tallahassee; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death in 1996 by his wife, Joan, and a brother, Edward, who died during World War II. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/9/2004.
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Dunkirk, Md. - Ruby M. Drake, 89, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, in Dunkirk, Md. The service was Tuesday at Jackson Bluff Community Church in Tallahassee, with burial at the church cemetery. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191) handled arrangements. She was a native of Leon County and member of Jackson Bluff Community Church. Survivors include two brothers, Herman Drake of Silver Spring, Md., and John C. Drake of Crawfordville; and several nieces and nephews. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/1/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Vernice Dean Drake, 76, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at her residence. The service will be at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday at the Hardaway Assembly of God, 5279 Hardaway Highway, in Quincy. Sister Pearl Edwards Braswell will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Tuesday at Culley's MeadowWood Riggins Road Chapel in Tallahassee (850-877-8191). She was born in Bainbridge, Ga., and had lived in Quincy and Rome, Ga. She moved to Crawfordville 10 years ago to be close to her twin sister and other family members. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and dear friend to all who knew her. She is survived by three daughters, Gail Cole of Bowden, Ga., Peggy Veeder (and husband Ken) of Tucson, Ariz., and Jane Bohannon (and husband Sam) of Gibsonton; two sisters, Bernice Brinkley (her twin sister) of Crawfordville and Myrtice Sunday of Bainbridge; two brothers, John Drake and Ben Dean both of Chattahoochee; nine grandchildren, Alex J. Sunday, Eric H. Brewer, Kelly Cole, Sam Bohannon II, Joshua Brewer, James A. Veeder, Allen Bohannon, Ashley Bohannon and Bradley Veeder; and two great-grandchildren, Eric Wayne Cole and Kaylin Brooke Brewer. She was preceded in death by her son, Paul S. Sunday, and daughter, Judy Brewer. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/11/2006.
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Bob Driscoll, 78, who had retired in 1974 as a horticulturist for FCI, died Thursday, July 24, 2003. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Hazel L. Driscoll. No services are planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tallahassee Parks and Recreation for Pee Wee Football Tackle, 912 Myers Park Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32301, or Tallahassee Senior Citizens Center, 1400 N. Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL 32303. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191) is handling arrangements. Bob was a Pee Wee Football coach for more than 40 years. He enjoyed round and square dancing and traveling. During World War II he served in the Marine Corp in the South Pacific. Other survivors include a son, Robin Driscoll (and wife Marcy) of Oyster Bay; a brother, Loren Driscoll of Germany; a sister, Norma Joy Meisner of Cortez, Colo.; and a grandson, Demetrios Kotsogiannis of Vermont. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/26/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Joanne F. Dua, 84, a homemaker, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003. The memorial service will be at 5:30 p.m. EST Wednesday at Wakulla United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee FL 32308; Wakulla United Methodist Church, 1584 Old Woodville Road, Crawfordville FL 32327; or Wakulla County Senior Center, 33 Michael Drive, Crawfordville FL 32327. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191) is handling arrangements. Survivors include a brother-in-law, Otto Dock of Tallahassee; a nephew, George Dock; and a niece, Lorraine Farneth. She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Lysbeth Dock. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/14/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Paul John DuBay, Jr., 16, of Crawfordville died Tuesday, May 12, 1998 in Tallahassee. The funeral service will be held Friday, May 15 at 11 am at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville with burial at St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Medart. Family will receive friends from 6 pm until 8 pm Thursday, May 14 at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wakulla Academic Boosters, C/O Paul DuBay Scholarship Fund, P. O. Box 880, Crawfordville, FL 32326 on behalf of a deserving WHS wrestler.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Franklin Galloway DuBuy, In Memory of, Born: August 18, 1908, Date of Death: April 10, 2003, Services From: Culley's Meadowwood Memorial Park, 10:00 am, April 14, 2003, Clergymen Officiating: Elder Emmett Whaley, Final Resting Place: Culley's Meadowwood Memorial Park, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Genevieve R. Dudek, 85, of Crawfordville died Oc. 17, 1998 in Medart. The memorial service will be at 10 am Saturday at New Life Ministries Church in Crawfordville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity. A native of Chicago, she had lived in Crawfordville since 1985. She was a homemaker and a Catholic. She is survived by a daughter Katherine Dudek Garcia of Crawfordville; and two grandchildren, Jo Garcia and Bennie Garcia, both of Crawfordville. (Harvey-Young Funeral Home, 926-3333.) Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Mary K. Dudek, 57, who worked as a registered nurse for Big Bend Hospice, died Monday, March 28, 2005. A wake is being planned. Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. A native of Chicago, she moved with her family as a young girl to Davenport, Iowa, where she lived while attending the University of Iowa. Later she attended nursing school before eventually moving to Wakulla County 20 years ago after falling in love with the area. She enjoyed pottery, loved to swim and was able to live out one of her dreams swimming with dolphins in the Gulf. She was an avid Cubs fan and a fan of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. Survivors include her husband, Eugene Garcia; a cousin, Vernon Hallas of Chicago; and her beloved pets, Benny, Taz, Hollis and PigBoy. Because she was an only child, her extended circle of close friends became her family. Mary Kay will be deeply and sorely missed by her many friends and patients, whose lives she touched with her kindness, her laughter and her generous nature. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/30/2005.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Pastor William J. Dudley, 66, a minister, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife, Cristiene Dudley. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday at Faith Holiness House of Prayer Church in Wakulla Station, with burial at William Dudley Memorial Cemetery. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (850-674-2266) is handling arrangements. Mr. Dudley was born in Jackson County and had lived in the Wakulla area for the past 10+ years. Pastor Dudley was the founder of the Faith Holiness House of Prayer in the Wakulla Station area and was pastor there for 6 years. Other survivors include a son, Terry Dudley (and wife Jennifer) of Grand Ridge; a stepson, Charles L. Shaw (and wife Jean) of Ochlockonee Bay; a stepdaughter, Cristina L. Harrell (and husband Ricky) of Crawfordville; two sisters, Mable Branch of the Shady Grove Community and Ruby Coullitte of Kentucky; and five grandchildren, Josh Dudley, Jennifer Dudley, Nathan Shaw, Ave Shaw and Ariel Harrell. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/6/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Funeral services for James Donald Duggar, 53, who died Thursday in Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, will be held today at 4:30 pm from the graveside in Crawfordville. The Crawfordville Masonic Lodge will be in charge of the services. A lifelong resident of Crawfordville, Duggar had been ill for some time. Born in Wakulla County June 29, 1903, Duggar operated a service station and store in Crawfordville. He was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church and the Crawfordville Masons. Survivors include his widow, Mary H. Duggar of Crawfordville; two sons, Kendall Duggar of Tallahassee and Donald Duggar of Denver, Colo.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Chapman of Wakulla County and Mrs. Modell Boatright of Marianna; two brothers, Jeff Duggar of Tallahassee and Cullen Duggar of Crawfordville; and two grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat, 1956.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Mary Duggar, In Memory of, Born: July 26, 1909, Date of Death: May 12, 1994, Services From: Graveside, 2:00 pm, Sunday, May 15, 1994, Clergymen Officiating: Elder Emmett Whaley, Final Resting Place: Crawfordville Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Rosa Mae Duggar, 90, of Tallahassee died Sunday, January 19, 1997. The service will be at 10 am Tuesday at Crawfordville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 pm today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333). A native of Wakulla County, she had lived in Tallahassee since 1937. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Tallahassee. She is survived by a daughter, Ouida Sites of Tallahassee; a brother, George Moore of Crawfordville; two sisters, Eva Page of Tallahassee and Mary Gearhart of Crawfordville; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
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Marion Scott Dunbar, 95, of Crawfordville, Florida, died on June 2, 2016. A memorial service will be held on June 11, 2016, at 11:00 am, at Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Crawfordville, Florida. Marion led a full and varied life. After marrying Robert Bruce (Bob) Dunbar on March 2, 1939, she spent a number of years raising children while Bob was away on active duty in the Army. She kept the home fires burning while he spent three years away in combat zones in World War II and yet another year in the Korean war. Her indomitable spirit and love of family, her own as well as Bob's, served her well during these years of ration books and lack of many basic necessities. When peace finally came, she joined Bob in post-war Japan where she and the children immersed themselves in a new culture while Bob helped in the reconstruction efforts of a war torn nation. The family eventually returned to the States and Bob continued to serve in the Army for many years. After being a helpmate and partner to Bob in many endeavors, at mid-life Marion attended community college to pursue a certification as a Housekeeper. Employed by a brand new hospital in Central Florida as the Head Housekeeper, she helped establish the policy and procedures for her department. She continued to serve in that capacity for another 10 years. Upon retirement, she and Bob moved from Central Florida to Crawfordville where they spent their remaining years traveling and enjoying the extended family. Marion's ready smile, boundless curiosity and outgoing personality were her trademarks. A lover of animals, pets were her constant companions and a great comfort in her later years. Marion is survived by a son, James Dunbar of Crawfordville, and a daughter, Barbara Taillefer of Welaka, and six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob, and her oldest son, Robert Bruce Dunbar of Monrovia, California. The arrangements are under the care of Skip Young with Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Published in The Wakulla News on June 9, 2016.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Robert B. Dunbar, 90, a retired U.S. Army officer, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Marion Scott Pollock Dunbar. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Sunday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel in Tallahassee (850-877-8191), with burial at Florida National Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice,1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. He was born Sept. 20, 1914, in Shickshinny, Pa. At the age of 21, Bob left the farm to enlist in the Army Air Corps, where he began a successful military career. His service included serving as a heavy-bomber radio operator and gunner, flying anti-submarine patrols in the Gulf and Atlantic and combat missions in New Guinea and the Philippines and serving as part of the occupation forces in Japan when World War II ended. His military service awards include the Bronze Star with Cluster, American Campaign with Bronze Star, Asiatic-Pacific with Arrowhead and three Bronze Stars and the Korean Service Medal with six Bronze Stars. After retiring from military service in 1956, Bob began a career in private life that included managing DeLeon Springs in Volusia County, working with the EEO office in Lake County, working with Planned Parenthood, serving as director of the Lake County Chamber of Commerce and later teaching 55 Alive defensive driving classes in Leon and Wakulla counties. Bob was active in a number of military-service associations including MOWW, TROA, the VFW and the American Legion. He established the Scottish heritage Clan Dunbar in the United States and served as chieftain for many years. Other survivors include a daughter, Barbara Taillifer (and husband Roger); two sons, Robert Bruce Dunbar (and wife Beverly) and James Dunbar (and wife Patricia); two brothers, John and Andrew Dunbar; a sister, Louise Seamans (and husband Ted); eight grandchildren, Laura, Anita, Sharon, Sue, Robert, Allison, Jennifer and Heather; and seven great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/28/2005.
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MARIANNA - Cleople "Tony" Duncan, 73, a business owner, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, in Gainesville. The service will be at 2 p.m. CST today at Marianna Church of God, with burial at Sink Creek Cemetery. James & Sikes Funeral Home in Marianna (850-482-2332) is handling arrangements. A native of Marianna, he served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He received his metallurgy degree in Santa Monica, Calif., and worked for 40 years in Atlanta and the Los Angeles area for Lockheed Aircraft and as owner of MicroPrecision Manufacturing Co. He was an active member and chaplain of the American Legion for 12 years. He was also president and an avid volunteer in clubs for the homeless through the Hoodlums Club. He helped build the very first Church of God. His mother is the last living charter member of the Church of God and was by his side when he passed. Always a jokester and lover of his family, Tony remained cheerful and positive to the end of his life, dying peacefully in his sleep with the Lord. He is survived by his mother, Ellen Pierce Duncan of Sink Creek; his wife, Malvina Floyd Duncan of Hernet, Calif.; three children, Randall Eugene Duncan (and wife Alicia Causey Duncan) of Geneva, Michael Anthony Duncan of Westminster, Calif., and Cheryl Ann Coleman (and husband Carl Coleman) of Long Beach, Calif.; four grandchildren, Sean Evan Duncan, Lindsey Michelle Duncan, Patrick Anthony Duncan and Scott Alexander Duncan, all of Geneva; his brother, Marvin Jerry Duncan of Wetumpka, Ala.; four sisters, Katie Tucker Miller of Panacea, Ruthie Barden of Dexter, Ga., Martha Floyd of Lutz and Mary Nevsimal of Wesley Chapel; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin Duncan, and a brother, Leon Duncan. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 2/13/2005.
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CAIRO - Dixie Allen Duncan, 65, died Monday, Mar. 26, 2007, at her residence in Cairo, Ga. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday at Midway Baptist Church, with internment at Greenwood Cemetery. (Clark Funeral Home 229-377-1414). She was born March 13, 1942 in Climax, Ga., to the late Leonard Dixon Allen and Essie Mae Knight Allen. She was a resident of Cairo and was a TMH out patient supervisor. She is survived by her husband, Ferrol Duncan Sr. of Cairo, married April 22, 1960; daughters and son-in-law, Sherry and Ken Cady of Bainbridge, Ga., and Darlene Duncan of Cairo; sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce and Tonya Duncan of St. Marks, Ferrol (Jr.) and Lara Duncan of Cairo; sisters, Jean Allen, Betty Weaver and Beverly Davis, all of Climax; 9 grandchildren;2great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/28/2007.
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Gary L. Duncan, 59, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005. The service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home (912-764-7725 or www.joineranderson.com) in Statesboro, Ga., with burial at Eastside Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459. He served with the U.S. Navy Seabees during the Vietnam War. He was a registered architect and assistant professor for the School of Technology at Georgia Southern University. He is survived by his wife, Jan Wood Duncan of Statesboro; three sons, Craig Duncan (and wife Lisa) of Fairburn, Ga., Chris Duncan (and wife Stephanie) of Indian Trail, N.C., and Michael Duncan of Statesboro; his grandson, Hayden Duncan of Indian Trail; his mother, Hazel Duncan; a brother, Rick Duncan (and wife and Elissa); his nephews, Matt, Paul and Blake Duncan, all of Tallahassee; a brother-in-law, Don Wood of Tallahassee; and a niece, Bree Lovel (and husband Clay) of Crawfordville. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/7/2005.
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WAKULLA STATION Graddy Stevens Duncan, 81, a cattle rancher and horse trainer, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Margaret "M'Lou" Duncan. The Mass of Resurrection will be at 11 a.m. EDT Friday at St. Stevens Catholic Church in Woodville. The visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at the church with the wake following. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) is handling arrangements. He was a resident of Crawfordville for 13 years, moving from Arkansas. He was a member of St. Stevens Catholic Church. He was a Marine veteran. He was a baseball coach, coaching Little League and American Legion teams. He also worked with NASA as a physical coordinator for the first space shuttle mission. Other survivors include two sons, Graddy Stevens Duncan Jr. of Harrison, Ark., and Hensley "MIMS" Scott Duncan of Tallahassee; a daughter, Annie Delores Punausuia of Wakulla Station; three brothers, Olive Duncan of Tallahassee, Emory Duncan of Starke and Arnie Gene Duncan of Woodville; two sisters, Grace Tucker of Newberry, S.C., and Myrtle Allen of Valdosta, Ga.; three grandchildren, Abbie Queior, Mark Satterlee and Perry Satterlee; and eight great-grandchildren; Derik Coffman, James Daniels, McKenzie Daniels, Christy Mulunax, John David Hefley, Jennifer Satterlee, Perry Satterlee Jr. and Rae-Ann Satterlee. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Cindy Hefley. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/5/2002.
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Tallahassee - Tonya Money Duncan, 37, a Christian education teacher at Revival Christian Academy in Woodville, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002. She is survived by her husband, James M. Duncan. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Monday at New Light Church in Wakulla County, with burial at New Light Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. EDT Sunday at Bevis Funeral Home (385-2193 orwww.bevisfuneral.com). A native of Tallassee, Ala., she had lived in Tallahassee for the past 12 years. She was a member of the Revival Center in Woodville. Other survivors include her mother, Jackie Money of Tallahassee; her father, Wilburn Money of Tallahassee; a son, Aaron Duncan (and wife Fay) of Tallahassee; a daughter, Rachel Duncan of Tallahassee; and a brother, Philip Money (and wife Betty) of Tallahassee. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/20/2002.
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SOPCHOPPY: Ollie C. Dunlap, 82, of Sopchoppy died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1983, at Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center after a long illness. He was a native of Georgia for 38 years. He was a retired brick mason and was of the Church of Christ faith. Survivors include his wife, Mary Dunlap of Sopchoppy; four sons, Otis Dunlap of Albany, Ga., and Ray, Bill and David Dunlap of Sopchoppy; a daughter, Emily Crum of Perry; a sister, Joyce Laili of Victoria, Va.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services were held at West Sopchoppy Cemetery. Henderson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Published in the Wakulla News.
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TALLAHASSEE: Samuel Ray Dunlap, 69, of Tallahassee died Saturday, January 10, 1998. The service will be at 11 am at West Sopchoppy Cemetery in Sopchoppy. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333). A native of New Smyrna Beach, he had lived in Sopchoppy for 56 years. He was a Korean War veteran serving in the U.S. Marines. He was also a retired brick mason. He is survived by two sons, Samuel Dunlap of Panacea and Michael Dunlap of Sopchoppy; a mother, Mary Dunlap of Sopchoppy; two brothers, Clarence Dunlap of Albany, Ga. And David Dunlap of Sopchoppy; a sister, Emily Dunlap Crum of Perry; and five grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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SOPCHOPPY: William H. Dunlap, 57, of Sopchoppy died Friday, August 17, 1990, at his home. The service will be at 4 pm today at West Sopchoppy Cemetery. A native of Rome, Ga., and longtime resident of Sopchoppy, he was a member of Sopchoppy Church of Christ. He had worked as a diesel mechanic for four years with the Tallahassee Transit Authority, for 23 years with Trailways, and for three years with Greyhound. He received his training at Greer Technical Institute of Chicago in 1963. Survivors include his wife, Amy Dunlap of Sopchoppy; two daughters, Mollie Walker of Wakulla Station and Nancy Block of Lake Charles, La.; his mother, Mary Trice Dunlap of Sopchoppy; three brothers, Otis Dunlap of Albany, Ga. And Ray Dunlap and David Dunlap, both of Sopchoppy; a sister, Emily Crum of Perry; and four grandchildren. (Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville) Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Betty Durham Dunning, In Memory of, Born: September 21, 1915, Date of Death: January 20, 2001, Services From: Ochlockonee Christian Center, 11:00 am, Tuesday, January 23, 2001, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Myers Carter, Final Resting Place: West Sopchoppy Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Arnold R. Dunsford, In Memory of, Born: June 25, 1933, Date of Death: May 25, 2004, Services From: Woodville Cemetery, 1:00 pm, Wednesday, May 26, 2004, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Ronnie Metcalf, Final Resting Place: Woodville Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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HAVANA - David "Tom" Durden, 58, a foreman for Ring Power Corp. Truck Shop, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004. The memorial service will be at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday at Abbey-Riposta Funeral Home, 4037 N. Monroe St., in Tallahassee (850-562-1518). Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at the funeral home, where friends and relatives are invited to share special memories. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308-5428. A native of Hampton, Ga., Tom was employed by Delta Airlines until moving to the Tallahassee and Havana area in 1977, where he was employed by McKenzie Tank Lines and also by Ring Power Corp. for 20 years. He loved his family, friends and bass fishing. Survivors include his wife and best friend, Melody "Mel" Durden; three daughters, Tina Nix (and husband Tony) of Colquitt, Ga., Michelle Smith (and husband Stevie) of Crawfordville and DeDe Joyner (and husband Chris) of Wacissa; a son, Bill Durden of McDonough, Ga.; and four grandchildren, Cindy and Lee Nix, Tyler Smith and Maria Joyner. Other survivors include his mother, Evelyn Durden Hines of Hampton; two brothers, Malcolm Durden (and wife Patti) and Billy Durden (and wife Ardie), both of Newnan, Ga.; a sister, Sissy Anderson (and husband Fred) of Clayton, Ga numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, William Earon Durden. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/30/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Fred Thomas Durham, 70, who retired from the U.S. Army, died Saturday, March 10, 2007. He is survived by his wife, Pat Durham. The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday at Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy. Independent Funeral Home in Quincy (850-875-1529) is handling arrangements. A native of Quincy, he had lived in Crawfordville for several years. He served during the Korean Conflict and also the Vietnam War. He worked as a volunteer for Wakulla County Senior Citizens. Other survivors include a son, Ernie Durham (and wife Lisa) of Panacea; two daughters, Charlene Durham of Panama City and Shelia Treltas (and husband Vincent) of Crawfordville; two brothers, Terry Durham (and wife Sarah) of Quincy and Howard Durham (and wife Barbara) of Woodville; a sister, Catherine Hawley of Elyria, Ohio; and six grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/13/2007.
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Earlie Helen Durrance died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007. The service will be at 1 p.m. EST Sunday at the chapel of First Baptist Church, with burial at Lake Ellen Baptist Church Cemetery, Medart, Wakulla County, Fla. The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. EST Saturday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home (850-877-8191), 1737 Riggins Road. In accordance with Helen's request, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Karen Hodge Bender Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund, Florida State University, 2010 Levy Ave., Suite 300, Tallahassee, FL 32306-2739, or (850) 644-6000. Pallbearers include Jacob Cone, Chandler and Jackson Gladwin, John and Michael Going, Cameron Hunter, Dylan Oxford and Ryan Whitfield. Honorary pallbearers are Julia Distelhurst, William Gladwin Jr., Sarah Going, Lamar Hartsfield Jr., Lynn Hodge, Dorothy Helen Howell, Murray Langston and Patricia Oxford. As the sun rose on the Lord's Day, 21 January 2007, the heavenly creator sent his angel of peace and mercy for the sweet soul of dearly loved aunt and sister, Earlie Helen Durrance, to live forever in paradise with him and her family and friends who have already crossed the river of life and were waiting for her under the shade of an old Wakulla County scrub-oak tree. Aunt Helen, as she was affectionately known by her family and cherished by everyone who met her, was born 19 April 1915, in Medart in Wakulla County, from the happy union of two Florida pioneer families. Her father is Earlie Harris Durrance, whose parents are John Alexander Durrance and Mary Ann Sasser, with respective parents of Jessie Durrance and Catherine Stephens and Evans Sasser and Sallie Jackson. Her mother is Sarah Elvie Whaley, lovingly known as "Sallie" and "Nanny," whose parents are John Knott Whaley and Sarah Cornelia Pigott, with respective parents of Thomas Evans Whaley and Catherine Taylor and John Ervin Pigott and Mary Elizabeth Revell. Upon the death of her father, "Earlie," in 1922, for whom she was named, she at age six moved to Tallahassee with her mother Sallie and three sisters, Mary Devota ("Bobo"), Bertie Cornelia, and Clara Copeland ("Copie"). After graduating from Leon High School in 1932, she took a secretarial/bookkeeping class at Lively Technical and Vocational School and accepted a position in her first and only full-time employment, for a then recently established attorney named William Knott "Bully" Whitfield. She remained with Bully for 53 years, until his sudden death 20 October 1993. To everyone - "their" clients, the judiciary, other attorneys, friends and their families - they were a dynamic team. Simply put, what Bully knew Helen knew, and what Helen knew Bully knew. Throughout "their" legal practice they were totally dedicated to upholding the highest principles of justice and totally giving of themselves to the people who came seeking their help. Tallahassee and the 2nd Judicial Circuit has never been better served than by the law firm of "Whitfield and Durrance." In addition to "practicing law" Aunt Helen loved her family! Not just a simple caring love, but a selfless dedication and devotion that made her the behind-the-scenes driving force of many family functions. She organized and cooked for family get-togethers, she offered advice when sought by relatives and friends, she loaned and freely gave money when family or friends need assistance, and she taught her family table manners and corrected improperly spoken grammar "behind the at" being a favorite retort. But above all she loved her family! Truly loved every one of them. And though Aunt Helen never had any biological children, she had many, many children for she was a second mother, but especially to Sporty, Billy, Lynn, Tricia, Karen, Sarah, Julia and Murray. She also had an enduring love for a little patch of sand "on the coast" at Alligator Point, on which her brother-in-law, "Honest" Keith Hodge, who called her "The Queen" built her a little house known by many as The Cottage or US'S Cottage, as she named it. For years one could always find Aunt Helen hauling buckets of hard quahog clam shells and seaweed from the beach to "pave" the sand driveway, pulling weeds, arranging stepping stones, moving limestone rocks, doing touch up painting, cooking homemade coquina soup and "Helen burgers," walking the beach and having church and family gatherings. Even through the heartbreak of hurricanes Kate and Agnes her love endured. And thus, there is absolutely no doubt in our minds that Aunt Helen is walking the beaches of Alligator Point saying, "Come on, let's walk to the Point!" Aunt Helen was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church, Tallahassee. Until her illness robbed her of this joy, she gave inspiring devotionals in her Faith Sunday School Class and participated in the Women's Missionary Union and many other church activities. She was an active member of the Caroline Brevard Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and Descendants of Washington's Army at Valley Forge, based on the service of great-great grandfather Ezekiel Whaley, private and fifer in the North Carolina Continental Army who married Nancy Jarmon, and the Anna Jackson Chapter No. 224, United Daughters of the Confederacy, based on the service of her grandfather John Alexander Durrance, Private, 1st Florida Cavalry CSA, and other family members. For 20 years, she volunteered as a "pink lady" at the Tallahassee Memorial Regional Hospital Auxiliary gift shop, working side by side with her sister, Copie, while her sister, Devota, was a pink lady in admissions. Aunt Helen was a wonderful cook, especially when preparing collard greens, mustards, squash casserole, sour cream pound cakes and chocolate sheet cakes. There is no doubt that master chefs could have learned a trick or two from her when it came to creative food and food substitutions, for she always came up with new and tasty dishes. Though Aunt Helen is missed, her smile, warmth and goodness will always be remembered for as long as her family and friends have her cherished memory in their hearts. She is survived by her sister, Bertie Cornelia Durrance Distelhurst of Thomasville, Ga.; a foster brother, Wilson Murray Langston of Tallahassee; and "her children," six nieces and nephews, Wilburn Lamar Hartsfield Jr., William Joseph Gladwin Jr., and Mary Patricia Hodge Oxford, all of Tallahassee, Keith Lynn Hodge of Fort Myers, Sarah Denise Distelhurst Going (and husband the Rev. Lee Going) of Louisville and Julia Elizabeth Distelhurst (and Hunter) of Atlanta. Her 15 great-nieces and -nephews include Catherine Anne Hartsfield Cone, Nancy Hartsfield Clemons, Sarah Copeland Gladwin, William Chandler Gladwin, Virginia Helen Gladwin and William Jackson Earlie Gladwin, both named for Aunt Helen, all of Tallahassee, John Mark Going of Charlottesville, Va., Michael Lee Going of St. Louis, Thaddeus Dylan Oxford and Ryan Cameron Hunter, both of Atlanta, Heidi Brooke Hunter of New York City, Joseph "Josh" Gerald Hunter of Chicago, Stephanie Hodge Goldberger of St. Augustine, Keith Lynn Hodge Jr. of Jacksonville and Bryan Chandler Hodge of New York. She also has many great-great-nieces and -nephews, including Danielle Rae Cone Scoggins, Jacob Lamar Cone, Ashley Elizabeth Cone, Natalie Renee Whitfield, Ryan Kendrick Whitfield and Tanner Wade Clemons, all of Tallahassee; Alexandra Goldberger and Ian Goldberger, both of St. Augustine; Emma Clare Oxford of Atlanta; Genevieve Riley Going and Oliver Levain Going, both of St. Louis; and Hermione Grace Going and Sarah Catherine Going, both of Charlottesville. She is survived by a great-great-great-nephew, Preston Keith Scoggins of Tallahassee; by a cousin, Dorothy Helen Howell of Tampa, also named for her, and Nat, Billie and Jimmy Whaley of Medart; by her dear friend, Emily Turvaville, Frances Roberts and Vaulda Whiddon, both of Tallahassee; and by a very, very special lady, Christine "Miss Chris" Williams, her dear and devoted Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/26/2007.
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Gladys Johnson Durrance, 88, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006. The service will be at 1 p.m. EST Saturday at the chapel of First Baptist Church, with burial at Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308, or Florida Baptist Children's Home, 8415 Buck Lake Road, Tallahassee, FL 32311. Gladys was born in Linden, N.C., and had lived in Sopchoppy before moving to Tallahassee in 1949. She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she was a Training Union teacher, a member of the couples class and past president of the Women's Missionary Union. She was also a member of the Tallahassee Women's Club. Gladys is survived by three daughters, Judy Ann Stone of Fitzgerald, Ga., and Lori Elizabeth Guido and Gladys Nanette Barber, both of Tallahassee; and eight grandchildren, Eric Stone of Fitzgerald, Kevin Stone of Tifton, Ga., Chad Barber of Boca Raton, Jordan Barber, Paden Barber, Jason Guido and Brett Guido, all of Tallahassee, and Sarah Marie Guido of New York City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clark Durrance. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/27/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: John Gilbert Durrance, In Memory of, Born: November 30, 1930, Date of Death: December 20, 2000, Services From: Panacea Full Gospel Church, 11:00 am, Saturday, December 23, 2000, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. B. B. Barwick, Final Resting Place: Aaran Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: John S. Durrance, 81, of Ivan died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1980, at Extended Care of Tallahassee after a long illness. He was a lifelong resident of Wakulla County. He was a retired farmer and a member of Beulah Baptist Church of Crawfordville. Survivors include a son, Gilbert Durrance of Crawfordville; two brothers, G. W. Durrance of Palmetto and Harold Durrance of Medart; four sisters, Rosa Harrell of Panacea, Nettie Harrell of Sopchoppy, Cordelia Fender of Palatka and Juanita Mercer of Riverview; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services were Friday at the Beulah Baptist Church in Crawfordville. Burial followed at Arran Cemetery. Henderson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Published in the Wakulla News, 12/11/1980.
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Kelly Cook Durrance, 42, died Sunday, May 15, 2005. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday at MeadowWood Memorial Park, 700 Timberlane Road. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday at Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193). Kelly was a native and lifelong resident of Tallahassee. She was a loving mother who never met a stranger. She had a great sense of humor and a wonderful laugh. She was a Baptist. Kelly will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her husband, Greg Durrance; her two sons, Casey and Clay Durrance of Tallahassee; a sister, Sheryl Cook Taylor of Tallahassee; and her niece and nephew, Lindsay Taylor and Richard Ryan Taylor, both of Tallahassee. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/17/2005.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Maggie Elizabeth Durrance, 87, a homemaker, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday at Medart Assembly of God Church in Medart, with burial at Crawfordville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. She was a resident of Crawfordville for 31 years, having moved from Tallahassee. She was a member of Medart Assembly of God Church. Survivors include a son, James Michael Durrance of Crawfordville; a daughter, Marlene D. Sanders of Crawfordville; two sisters, Catherine Carroll of Tallahassee and Johnnie Lee Padgett of Monticello; three grandchildren, Farrah Sanders, Delisa Sanders and Leanne Sanders; and two great-grandchildren, Bobbi Sanders and James Riselli. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/30/2004.
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NORFOLK: Pauline Durrance, 76, of Norfolk, Va., died Thursday, July 18, 1991, at home. The service was at 10 am Monday, July 22 at Lake Ellen Baptist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at the church cemetery. A native of Wakulla County, she was a nurse. Survivors include a son, Ricky Durrance of Norfolk; a daughter, Sylvia Durrance of San Francisco; two brothers, Del Sparkman of Crawfordville and Thomas D. Sparkman of Medart; and a sister, Vony Lee of Tallahassee. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville was in charge of arrangements. Published in the Wakulla News.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Penny L. Durrance, 78, of Crawfordville, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 1979, at Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center. She was a native of Wakulla County and a member of Beulah Baptist Church of Crawfordville. Survivors include her husband, Sidney Durrance of Crawfordville; a son, Gilbert Durrance of Crawfordville; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services were Friday at Beulah Baptist Church. Burial followed at Arran Cemetery. Henderson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Published in the Wakulla News.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Richard Dale Durrance, 31, of Crawfordville died Thursday in San Francisco. The service will be at 11 am Thursday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home Chapel, with burial at Aaron Cemetery in Crawfordville. A lifelong resident of Wakulla County, he was a salesman. Survivors include his grandmother, Lillie Madlock of Gainesville, his mother, Lorine Holland of Tallahassee; his father, John Gilbert Durrance of Tallahassee; six brothers, Bruce Durrance of Crawfordville, and Wayne Durrance, Gary Durrance, Greg Durrance, Larry Durrance and David Durrance, all of Tallahassee; two sisters, Debbie Durrance and Betty Sue Durrance, both of Tallahassee. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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NORFOLK: Roy Sylvester Durrance, 75, of Norfolk, died Thursday, April 17, 1980, in Norfolk. He was a native of Arran, Fla., and was a retired chief petty officer with the U.S. Navy after 30 years' service. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Pauline Sparkman Durrance of Norfolk; a son, Ricky Durrance of Norfolk; a daughter, Sylvia Durrance of San Francisco, Calif.; and two brothers, Willard Durrance of Crawfordville and Donald Durrance of Sopchoppy. Services are scheduled for 2 pm Tuesday at Lake Ellen Baptist Church in Medart. Burial will follow at Lake Ellen Cemetery. Culley & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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SAN FRANCISCO: Sylvia Durrance, 62, a Peri-operative nurse for 34 years, died Tuesday, November 27, 2007, in San Francisco. A graveside service will be at 2:30 pm EST Thursday, Dec. 6, at Lake Ellen Cemetery in Crawfordville. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm EST Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333). She was a member of AORN for 31 years. She is survived by a special friend, Tom Morgan and son, Dorian of California; a son, Brian Touchton and family of Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, Rick Durrance and wife of Norfolk, Va.; an uncle, Del Sparkman and family of Crawfordville; an aunt, Vonysea G. Lee of Tallahassee; as well as numerous cousins and friends throughout the country. She was preceded in death by her father, Roy S. Durrance and her mother, Pauline Sparkman Durrance formerly of Norfolk, Ga. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat, 12/3/2007.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Sylvia Joyce Durrance, In Memory of, Born: December 31, 1944, Date of Death: November 27, 2007, Services From: Lake Ellen Cemetery, 2:30 pm, Thursday, December 6, 2007, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Art Bruce, Final Resting Place: Lake Ellen Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Willard K. Durrance, 89, who was a retired insurance agent for Independent Life Insurance Co., died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, in Medart. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Montine Durrance. The service will be at 10:30 a.m. EDT Friday at Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, with burial at Friendship Memorial Garden Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333). He was a native of Medart. He was a member of Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, where he was treasurer for 20 years. He was an avid sportsman and the best turkey hunter in the nation. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by a daughter, Rita Kuyper (and husband Kent) of DeQuincy, La. and two grandchildren, Caitlin and Jared. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/5/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Willard K. Durrance, In Memory of, Born: February 3, 1917, Date of Death: October 3, 2006, Services From: Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, 10:30 am, Friday, October 6, 2006, Clergymen Officiating: Elder Emmett Whaley, Rev. Bill Payne, Final Resting Place: Friendship Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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RIVERVIEW: W. W. (Woody) Durrance, 65, of Riverview, Fla. Died suddenly Sunday (Dec. 1979) night in Bradenton, Fla. After being struck by a car. He was a native of Wakulla County, a retired truck driver, and a member of Beulah Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Myrtice Durrance of Moultrie, Ga.; three brothers, Sidney Durrance of Ivan, G. W. Durrance of Palmetto, Fla., and Harold Durrance of Medart; and four sisters, Rosa Harrell of Panacea, Nettie Harrell of Sopchoppy, Juanita Mercer of Riverview, and Cordelia Fender of Palatka, Fla. Published in the Wakulla News.
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CRAWFORDVILLE: Benjamin F. Dyer, In Memory of, Born: December 26, 1943, Date of Death: September 24, 2001, Services From: St. Teresa Episcopal Church, 11 am, Thursday, September 27, 2001, Clergymen Officiating: Rev. Travis Standridge, Services Conducted by: Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, FL. Information taken from Memorial Card.
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SPRING CREEK: Hannah Stevens Dykes, 79, of Spring Creek, died Thursday (February, 1988) at home. The service will be at 2 pm Monday at Debra Nell Cemetery in Spring Creek. A lifelong resident of Spring Creek, she was a Navy Medical Corps World War II veteran and a retired beautician. She was a charter member of Shady Sea Baptist Church in Spring Creek. Survivors include her husband, Wilmer Dykes of Spring Creek; a daughter, Sondro Ross of Crawfordville; a son, Bill Gray of Spring Creek; a stepson, Jammie Dykes of Crawfordville; a brother, Gaston Stevens of Spring Creek; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-great grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. (Henderson-Guerry Funeral Home in Crawfordville. Published in the Wakulla News.
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SPRING CREEK: Wilmer R. Dykes, 82, of Spring Creek died Thursday, Sept. 6 at Tallahassee Community Hospital. The service was at 11 am Saturday, Sept. 8 at Debra Nell Cemetery in Spring Creek. A lifelong resident of Wakulla County, he was a member of Shady Sea Baptist Church in Spring Creek and was a retired commercial fisherman. Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Dykes of Crawfordville and Bill Gray of Spring Creek; a daughter, Sondro Revells Ross of Spring Creek; a sister, Mellie Gray of Columbus, Ga.; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Published in the Wakulla News.
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