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Jackson, Ader Bell Minor - Crawfordville - Ader Bell Minor Jackson, 80, of Crawfordville died Wednesday at Capital health Care Center. The service will be at 2 pm Saturday at Tower Pentecostal Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Aaron Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 am to 8 pm today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville. A Tennessee native who had lived in Crawfordville for eight years, she was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons, Frank Jackson of Crawfordville and Carl Jackson of Turlock, Calif.; two daughters, Gloria Cox of Panacea and Ruby Osborne of Atlanta; a sister, Levenie Price of East St. Louis, Mo.,; and 17 grandchildren.
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State Mother Alice Jackson, 97, a minister of the Church of Christ Written in Heaven No.1 and the Woodville Church, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at Tabernacle Church of Christ Written in Heaven, 12425 Blue Star Highway in Gretna, with burial at Southside Cemetery in Tallahassee. Viewing will be from 1 to 8 p.m. EDT Friday at Strong and Jones Funeral Home (850-224-2139). Mother Alice Jackson was born Aug. 17, 1908, in Wakulla County to Mr. and Mrs. John Marshall. She was educated in the Wakulla County school system. One of the founders of the Church of Christ Written in Heaven Inc., she served as state mother for the Tallahassee Diocese for more than five decades. Survivors include three daughters, Pauline Williams (and husband George), Lillie Mae Cofield (and husband Arthur) and Susie Williams; a son, James Jackson (and wife Lucinda), all of Tallahassee; four grandchildren whom she raised, Kenny Smith (and wife Gerald), Cheryl Davis, Craig Davis and Kimberly Brown (and husband Ted); 65 grandchildren; 96 great-grandchildren; 75 great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elder George Jackson; and three daughters. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/20/2005.
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Angela Louise Jackson, 48, a data-entry operator for the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2005. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at Faith Christian Family Center, with burial at Southside Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Friday at South Capitol Church of God, 2614 S. Monroe St. Strong & Jones Funeral Home (850-224-2139) is handling arrangements. Born in Damascus, Ga., she was a longtime resident of Tallahassee and a member of South Capitol Church of God. Survivors include her father, John Henry Jackson Sr. (and wife Marie) of Tallahassee; nine brothers, John Henry Jackson Jr. (and wife Roslyn) of Augusta, Ga., Early Hayes of Damascus, Michael L. Jackson (and wife Ester) of Saudi Arabia, Anthony D. Jackson, Johnny C. Kelly Sr. (and wife Yvette), Aaron L. Kelly Sr. and James Jackson (and wife Debra), all of Tallahassee, Sylvester H. Kelly (and wife Leslie) of Crawfordville and Mark E. Jackson (and wife Lisa) of Orlando; six sisters, Juanita Herring (and husband James), Lovette Riggins and Gwendolyn D. Jackson, all of Tallahassee, Linda Ling (and husband Bruce Sr.) of Chaires, Nadine P. Greene (and husband Wilbur) of Mosul, Iraq, and Elizabeth Rhett of Augusta, Ga.; a sister-in-law, Yolonda Jackson of Tallahasse; and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her mother, Estella Jackson, and a brother, Timothy J. Jackson Sr. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/13/2005.
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Arthur James "Peanut" Jackson, 52, a maintenance worker for Florida State University, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2005. The service will be at 1 p.m. EDT Saturday at St. Peter Primitive Baptist Church in Woodville, with burial at Springhill Association Cemetery in Crawfordville. Strong & Jones Funeral Home (850-224-2139) is handling arrangements. A lifelong resident of Wakulla County, he was a member of St. Peter Primitive Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Jason Jackson (and wife Monique) of Crawfordville and Terry Godbolt (and wife Loretta) of Gulfport, Miss.; a daughter, Demethra Jenkins (and husband Sam) of Tallahassee; four brothers, Robert Jackson Jr. of Tarpon Springs, Eddie Jackson of Tallahassee, Johnny Jackson of Wakulla and Jacmes Jackson (and wife Effie) of West Palm Beach; four sisters, Annie Reshard (and husband Homer) of Woodville, Rosa Jackson of Crawfordville, Gloria Jackson of Wakulla and Angela Hall of Tallahassee; 12 grandchildren; and other family. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/6/2005.
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Earnest Leon Jackson, 71, a retired master plumber, died Sunday, May 11, 2003. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Friday at Greenwood Cemetery in Florala, Ala. Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity. Independent Funeral Home in Quincy (875-1529) is handling arrangements. He served in the Florida National Guard during the Korean War and received a Purple Heart. He had been a master plumber for 50 years. All his friends knew his love for the little red truck. Survivors include two sons, Carlton Jackson of Tallahassee and Earnest Leon Jackson Jr. of Crawfordville; two sisters, Margie Berto of Merritt Island and Ruthie Mae Burkete of Live Oak; and two grandchildren, Lindsey M. Jackson and Bobbie Leigh Jackson. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/13/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Elisha Jackson, 72, who retired as a chief operator for Olin Corp., died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife, Mary E. Jackson. The service will be at 1 p.m. EDT Saturday at New Bridge Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Richardson Cemetery. Viewing will be from noon to 8 p.m. EDT Friday at Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee (850-224-2139). He was a a member of New Bridge Hope Missionary Baptist Church, where he was in the choir. He also served in the U.S. Army. Other survivors include a son, Lincoln D. Jackson of Crawfordville; five daughters, Dionne P. Jackson, Clara T. Poole, Vernadine Plummer and Ammie Thomas, all of Crawfordville, and Trelinda Gilmore of Tallahassee; a sister, Florence Creech of Crawfordville; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/12/2004.
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Jackson, Jr., Henry Berry - Funeral Card - Born - September 23, 1937 in Tallahassee, Florida, Passed Away - October 7, 1999 in Tallahassee, Florida, Services Held At - Woodville First Baptist Church, Monday, October 11, 1999 10:30 o'clock in the morning, Concluding Service - Tallahassee Memory Gardens with Masonic Rites, Conducted By Pastor Larry Demakowski & Jackson Lodge #1, F&AM. Arrangements By- Bevis Funeral Home, Tallahassee, Florida.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Irvin Columbus Jackson, 53, retired U.S. Army, died Sunday, March 12, 2006, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 1 p.m. EST Saturday at Little Salem Primitive Baptist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Crawford Cemetery. Strong & Jones Funeral Home (850-224-2139) is handling arrangements. He was born in Wakulla County, where he lived most of his life. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Jackson; two sons, Rickey Haynes and Gerome Thompson; three daughters, Trina Thomas, Marsha Thomas and Renesha Gavin; his father, Reuben Jackson; three brothers, Wiley Randolph, Melvin Randolph and Jeffery Randolph; two sisters, Margaret Howard and Cheryl Randolph; and host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins and friends. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/16/2006.
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Jackson, JoAnn - JoAnn Jackson, 64, who retired as a telephone operator for Centel, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006. The service will be at 11 am EDT Monday at First Baptist Church in Woodville, with burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 pm EDT Sunday at Bevis Funeral Home of Tallahassee. She lived in the Tallahassee area her entire life and was a member of First Baptist Church in Woodville. She is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Carroccino (and Craig) and Denise Miller (and Mitchell); a sister, Debbie Cline; two brothers, John and Buddy Granger; and five grandchildren. All are in Tallahassee.
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Kenneth Jerome Jackson, 45, a teacher's aide, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Saturday at New Mount Zion AME Church, with burial at Southside Cemetery. Strong & Jones Funeral Home (850-224-2139) is handling arrangements. A lifelong resident of Tallahassee, he was a member of New Mount Zion AME Church and served on the church usher board. Survivors include his father, Martea Calloway Jr. (and wife Malinda) of Tallahassee; his mother, Alta May Jackson of Tallahassee; four brothers, Clarence Calloway of Orlando, Earl Wayne Calloway of Crawfordville, Martea Calloway of Tampa and Martea M. Calloway of Lawtey; five sisters, Robin Elizabeth Davis, Sarah D. Bowens of Lake Mary, Linda Jean Calloway and Regina Calloway, both of Orlando, and Shandra Calloway of Tallahassee; and a devoted friend, Carmen Beasley of Tallahassee. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/9/2005.
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GREENVILLE - Lillian Lawhon Jackson, 93, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, in Madison. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Monday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel in Tallahassee (850-877-8191), with burial at Oakland Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. EST today at the funeral home. Before moving to Greenville in 1990, she had been a lifelong resident of Tallahassee. She was a homemaker and was of the full gospel faith. She is survived by a daughter, Jean J. Williams (and husband Fred Williams) of Greenville; a son, Wyatt Jackson (and wife Annette Eubanks) of Tallahassee; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Jesse Nazworth of Crawfordville. She was preceded in death by her husband, T.M. Jackson, in 1970. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 2/12/2006.
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Mable R. Jackson, 94, a homemaker, died Wednesday, June 7, 2006. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, with burial, English Cemetery. Strong & Jones Funeral Home (850-224-2139) is handling arrangements. She was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, where she served in the choir and numerous auxiliaries. Survivors include her son, Nathaniel Jones; her caregiver and special niece, Mae Frances Gay (and the Rev. Dan Gay) of Crawfordville; four nieces Emma Davis of Woodville; Eartha Gallon and Rosa Washington, both ofCrawfordville, and Willie Rashad of Tallahassee; a nephew, Dosh White (and Ruby) of Crawfordville; and a host of other relatives and friends. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/11/2006
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Jackson, Patricia Ann - 61, Date of Birth - May 24, 1940, Date of Death - June 18, 2001, Memorial Services From Joe P. Burns Funeral Home Chapel, Mayo, Florida, Saturday, June 23, 2001, 11:00 AM, Officiating - Rev. Lorace Cothran, Arranges by Joe P. Burns Funeral Home, Perry and Mayo, Florida.
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Ronald "Ronnie" K. Jackson, 52, an employee at the Florida Department of Management Services and at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006. The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. EST today at Oakland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to First Church of the Open Bible, 526 E. Eighth Ave., Tallahassee, FL 32303. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191) is handling arrangements. He was a lifelong resident of Tallahassee. Survivors include a son, Thomas "Tommy" Carl Jackson of Cairo, Ga.; his parents, Charles W. Sr. and Annette Eubanks Jackson of Tallahassee; two brothers, Charles W. Jackson Jr. of Calvary, Ga., and Joseph Jackson of Tallahassee; two sisters, Jill Jackson and Joy J. Pintovidal (and husband Cristian) of Tallahassee; two nephews, Charles W. Jackson III of Panama City and Alexander Pintovidal of Tallahassee; and a niece, Stevie Jo Jackson of Bristol. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 11/29/2006 - 11/30/2006.
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Rual Jackson, 70, who had retired as an outside maintenance supervisor for Centel Telephone Co., after 32 years, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2003. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Barbara P. Jackson. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT today at Beggs Funeral Home Apalachee Parkway Chapel (942-2929), with burial at Arran Cemetery in Wakulla County. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Woodville, P.O. Box 570, Woodville, FL, or to the Marzuq Shrine Temple Burn Center, P.O. Box 37130, Tallahassee, FL 32315. A native of Ponce De Leon, he had lived in Tallahassee since 1960. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, the VFW in Madison, Ga., the ITPA and the Dog Hunters Association. He was a Baptist and a veteran of the Army. Other survivors include a son, Donald Jackson (and wife Lori) of Tallahassee; a daughter, Serita Hanson (and husband David) of Licking, Mo.; two sisters, Vernie Grant and Etwish "Jackie" Jackson, both of DeFuniak Springs; three grandchildren, Morgan Jackson of Crawfordville and Chelsea Hanson and Keith Hanson, both of Licking. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 8/7/2003 - 8/8/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Ruth Morris Jackson, 66, a homemaker, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333), with burial at Crosby Lake Cemetery in Starke. Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. EST today at the home of Jim and Betty Morris on Hillardville Road. She is survived by her mother, Alzada Morris of Crawfordville; two daughters, Mitzi Revell (and husband Ricky) of Crawfordville and Cheryl Barton (and husband John) of Pavo, Ga.; a brother, Jame A. Morris Jr. of Crawfordville; four grandchildren, Todd Califf, Shana Califf, Brandi Revell and Garrett Revell; and two great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Califf and Courtney Califf. She is preceded in death by her husband, William T. Jackson; her father, James A. Morris Sr.; and a sister, Peggy Ruff. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 2/17/2003
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Dorothy L. Jaillet, 82, died March 13, 2007. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday at Abbey-Riposta Funeral Home (850-562-1518), with burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Memorial contribution may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32308. Survivors include three daughters, Marcia Jaillet of Decatur, Ala., Nancy Beane (husband Julian) of Woodville and Christine Bohn (husband David) of Hilton Head Island, S.C.; two sisters, Elizabeth Turner of Tallahassee and Minnie Lee Stokely of Tallahassee; three brothers, William Freeman of St. Augustine, Lyndle Freeman of Orlando and Robert Freeman of Panacea; five grandchildren, Maverick Jaillet, Ambra Cole, Juli Puckett, Jessica Beane and Kati Ford; four great-grandchildren, William Jaillet, Abigale Jaillet, Mack Ford and Grace Puckett and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Jaillet and her son, William "Billy" Jaillet. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/14/2007.
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James, A. Neil - A. Neil James, 73, who retired as flight line supervisor at Tallahassee Regional Airport, died Friday, Jan 13, 2006. The services will be at 1 pm EST Tuesday at Abbey-Riposta Funeral Home, with burial at Meadow Wood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm EST Monday at the funeral home. Neil was a decorated U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He worked for the city of Tallahassee and retired as flight line supervisor at the airport. He was a caring and humble man who enjoyed his family, bass fishing, working in his yard and collecting antiques. He especially liked old tools, which he restored to like-new status. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Clara K. James; three sons, Randy Paul of Crawfordville, Neil James Jr. of Perry and Gary Paul of Tallahassee; three daughters, Ann Miller, Pam Clague and Barbara Cannon, all of Tallahassee; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Gene and Bill, both of Ohio. He was preceded in death by a son, Buddy Paul. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat 1/15/2006
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Bobby Lee James, 56, a serviceman for Action Pest Control, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Mary James. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Friday at Northwoods Baptist Church, with burial at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Timberlane Road Chapel (850-893-4177). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Riversink Baptist Church Building Fund, 803 Crawfordville Highway, Tallahassee, FL 32327, or Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Bobby was born in Tallahassee on Aug. 4, 1948, and was a lifelong resident. He was a 25-year active member of Alcoholics Anonymous and a member of Riversink Baptist Church. Other survivors include his son, Danny James (and wife Dawn) of Tallahassee; a daughter, Lawanda Holman (and husband Ron) of Ruskin; a brother, Garner O. James of Tallahassee; and two granddaughters, Kaleigh Rene' James of Tallahassee and Angel Marie Thompson of Ruskin. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/23/2005.
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James, Ola Mae - Ola Mae James, 82, of Woodville died Thursday, October 13, 1996 in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 am today at Woodville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Resource Center of Tallahassee, P. O. Box 3553, Tallahassee, Fl. 32315. A native of Wakulla Station, she was a longtime resident of Woodville. She was a retired bookkeeper for James Oil Co. in Woodville. She was a member of Woodville United Methodist Church, where she played the piano and organ for many years. She is survived by two daughters, Sue Roberts and Nanette Causseax, both of Woodville; two sisters, Nan Page Williams and Jeannette Hall Williams, both of Tallahassee; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. (Culley's Meadow Wood Riggins Chapel, 877-8191).
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Alvin Wayne Jenkins, 51, a tree surgeon, died Monday, July 1, 2003. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Barbara Jenkins. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday at Berean Mennonite Church on Blountstown Highway, with burial at the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EDT today at Bevis Funeral Home (385-2193). He was a native of Charlotte, N.C., and moved from South Carolina to Tallahassee in 1982. He worked for Asplundh Tree Surgeons, he was a loving husband and father and a Baptist. Survivors include three daughters, Teresa Purvines (and husband Todd) and Tammy Crowder, both of Tallahassee, and Bobbie Probert (and husband Bill) of Crawfordville; a brother, Thomas Black of Jefferson, S.C.; two step-sisters, Rachel Eubanks and Carolyn Donohue, both of Jefferson; and five grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/2/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Martha Eloise Reams Jenkins, 77, a retired nurse, died Monday, May 23, 2005. The service will be at noon EDT Friday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel in Tallahassee (850-877-8191), with burial at Rocky Ford Cemetery in Lamont. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at the funeral home. Born Aug. 14, 1927, in Lamont, she moved to Crawfordville in 1986. She is survived by a sister, Agnes Watson of Monticello; two half brothers of Tallahassee; a half sister of Tallahassee; four sons, J.B. Jenkins and Willie Jenkins, both of Crawfordville, Ronald Jenkins of Leavenworth, Kan., and Donald Jenkins of St. Marks; a daughter, Martha Schul (and husband David) of Crawfordville; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/25/2005.
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Jenkins, Ruth S. - Ruth S. Jenkins, 81 of Tallahassee died March 13, 1999. The service will be at 11 am Saturday at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, with burial at Oakland Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 pm to 7 pm Friday at Strong & Jones Funeral Home (224-2139). A native of Florala, Ala., she was a longtime resident of Tallahassee. She was a member of the NAACP and a retired teacher of Leon County Schools. She was a member of St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, where she was a member of the Altar Guild. She is survived by her husband, Charles E. Jenkins; a brother, Roy M. Spencer of Tallahassee; and a sister, Robbie E. Shaw of Teaneck, NJ.
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Jenkins, Willie Thomas - Funeral Card - Date of Birth - December 4, 1951, Date of Death - March 3, 2007, Services from Rocky Ford Cemetery, 2 pm Wednesday, March 7, 2007, Officiating - Elder Bruce Taylor, Final Resting Place - Rocky Ford Cemetery, Services Conducted by Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, Florida.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Willie Thomas Jenkins, 55, who worked in construction, died Saturday, March 3, 2007. The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday at Rocky Ford Cemetery in Lamont. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333). He was born in Monticello and was a lifelong resident of the Big Bend area. He is survived by a son, Willie T. "BOBO" Jenkins II (and wife Missy) of Selinsgrove, Pa.; a daughter, Samantha Jenkins of Crawfordville; three brothers, J.B. Jenkins (and wife Gladys) of Crawfordville, Donald Jenkins (and wife Kim) of Apalachicola and Ronald Jenkins of Kansas; a sister, Martha Ann Schul (and husband David) of Woodville; an aunt, Agnes Watson (and husband Claude) of Monticello; a grandson, Zachary Jenkins; the mother of his daughter, Cathy Thomas Jenkins; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two children, Keith Jenkins and Baby Jenkins, and his parents, Andrew Jenkins and Martha Reams Jenkins. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/6/2007.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Erland M. Jensen, 82, a driver, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Pat Jensen. No services are planned. Abbey-Riposta Funeral Home in Tallahassee (562-1518) is handling arrangements. He was an Army veteran and a Protestant. He was a member of the American Legion, Tallahassee Watercolor Society and the Florida Society of Goldsmiths. Other survivors include three sons, Erland Jensen Jr., Robert Dwigans and Evan Jensen, all of Oregon; three daughters, Donna Liewer of Colorado, Susie Rizzo of Crawfordville and Dianne Kangas of Oregon; several grandchildren, Lori Dodson, Wayne Dodson and Patti Dodson, all of Crawfordville, Christopher Liewer of Colorado and Kim Jensen, Glenn Jensen, Erland Jensen III, Christopher Dwigans and Emily Jensen, all of Oregon. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/27/2003.
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Jernigan, Nelton Hansford - Funeral Card - Date of Birth - August 17, 1918, Date of Death - January 4, 2003, Clergymen Officiating - Elder Emmett Whaley and Family Members, Services from Crawfordville First Baptist Church, 1 pm Tuesday, January 7, 2003, Final Resting Place - Woodville Cemetery, Services Conducted by Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, Florida.
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WAKULLA STATION - Nelton Hansford Jernigan, 84, a retired owner of Jernigan's Garage and Trucking Business, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, in Medart. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Thelma Hagler Jernigan. The service will be at 1 p.m. EST Tuesday at Crawfordville First Baptist Church, with burial at Woodville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Monday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333). He was born in Barbour County, Ala., and was a resident of Wakulla Station for 62 years. He was a former Wakulla County Commissioner and a school board member. He also was a member and a deacon of Crawfordville First Baptist Church. Other survivors include three daughters, Mary Nelda Russ of Eufaula, Ala., Barbara Phipps of Nagoya, Japan, and Marsha Goss of Orlando; a brother, Cecil Jernigan of Eufaula; three sisters, Rubye Lee of Atlanta, Mary Grubbs of Clayton, Ala., and Edith Trammell of Montgomery, Ala.; six grandchildren, George N. Russ, Karen Russ Thompson, Robert Russ, Benjamin Goss, Allan Phipps and Davis Phipps; and three great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/5/2003
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Jett, Claribel Brandon - Claribel Brandon Jett, 88, of Tallahassee died Friday , January 19, 1996, in Cartersville, Ga. The service will be at 10:30 am today at Easthill Baptist Church in Tallahassee, with burial at Oakland Cemetery in Tallahassee. Memorial contributions may be made to Easthill Baptist Church, 912 Miccosukee Road, Tallahassee, Fl. 32308. A native of Keene, Texas, she had lived in Tallahassee since 1943. She was a local artist and a member of Easthill Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons, Robert S. Jett, Jr. of Havana and William Lloyd Jett of Tallahassee; a daughter, Claire Elizabeth Jett Wyrick ofCartersville, Ga.; a sister, Mary Lou Christie of Tallahassee; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. (Culley's Meadow Wood Riggins Road Chapel in Tallahassee, 877-8191).
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QUINCY - Albert Charles "C.J." Johnson, 60, owner and manager of Johnson Check Cashing Co., died Wednesday, May 30, 2007. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Johnson. The graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. EDT Sunday at Hillcrest Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon EDT Saturday at Independent Funeral Home (850-875-1529). A lifelong resident of Gadsden County, he had a great love for family, camping and fishing. Other survivors include a son, Joey Shiver (and wife April) of Tallahassee; four daughters, Nina Cooper (and husband Tim) of Quincy, Judy Harris (and husband George), Lisa Hopkins (and husband Shane) and Kim Thursby (and husband Gerry), all of Tallahassee; his mother, Geneva Johnson of Quincy; five brothers, Marston Johnson of Quincy, Larry Johnson of Thomasville, Ga., Daniel Poston of Quincy, Randel Poston of Zephyrhills and John Poston of Tennessee; a sister, Elizabeth Hewitt of Crawfordville; eight grandchildren, Bobby Shiver, Will Harris, Jordon Hopkins, Abbey Hopkins, Joey Shiver II, Dakota Shiver, Amber Thursby and Molly Thursby; and a great-grandchild, McKenzie Shiver. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/1/2007.
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Johnson, Alfred - Alfred Johnson, 67, of Crawfordville, died Wednesday at his home after a long illness. He was a lifelong resident of Wakulla County. He was a retired auto mechanic and member of the Newbridge Hope Mis…(missing)…..Philadelphia, Pa.; a sister, Adriana McKissick of Miami; and seven grandchildren. Service are scheduled for 2 pm, Dec. 6 at the Newbridge Hope Missionary Church. Burial will follow at Harvey-Young Funeral Home Cemetery in Wakulla County. Strong and Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (Taken from Wakulla News of 12/4/1980)
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Johnson, Beulah Mae R. - Beulah Mae Rosier Johnson, 51, of Tallahassee died Thursday, November 23, 2000. The funeral service was held Saturday, Dec 2 at Mount Olive No. 1 Primitive Baptist Church in Crawfordville with burial at the church cemetery. A native and longtime resident of Wakulla County, she had lived in Tallahassee for a year. She was a child care worker at the Caring Place. She was a member of Mount Olive No. 1 Primitive Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons. Kenyatta Mills and Galvester Mills, Jr., both of Tallahassee; a daughter, Marquetta Mills of Tallahassee; her mother, Gladys Rosier of Crawfordville; six brothers, Harry Rosier, Dennis Rosier and Melvin Rosier, all of Crawfordville, Sheddrick Rosier of Clearwater, Johnny Lee Rosier of Wakulla County and Gregory Rosier of Tallahassee; two sisters, Donna Rollins and Angelia Rosier, both of Tallahassee; and 12 grandchildren. Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee was in charge of arrangements.
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Johnson, Carrie S. - Carrie S. Johnson, 85, of Tallahassee died Monday, August 14, 2000. The service will be at 3 pm Saturday at Bethel AME Church, with burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. A native of Jacksonville, she had live in Tallahassee since 1940. She was a retired Leon County school teacher and a member of Ladies Art and Social Club, Leon-Wakulla Retired Educators Association and the Alumni Association at Florida A&M University. She was a member of Bethel AME Church, where she served on the R. A. Grant Board. She is survived by two sons, James Lewis Johnson of Washington, D. C., and Charles Henry Johnson of Indianapolis; three daughters, Helen Marie Johnson of Tallahassee, Carrie McQuay of Tampa and Gladys Elizabeth Johnson of Indianapolis; a sister, Marie Duhart of Jacksonville; and five grandchildren. (Strong & Jones Funeral Home, 224-2139)
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Johnson, Clara - Crawfordville - Mrs. Clara Johnson, a homemaker, died Monday, April 7, 2008, in Tallahassee, Fl. The service will be at 11 am EDT Friday, April 11, at Gospel Light Baptist Church, 3415 Apalachee Parkway, in Tallahassee, with burial at 2 pm at Blue Creek Cemetery in Blue Creek Community of Liberty County, Fla. Family will receive friends from 10 am until the service at 11 am at the church. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, Fl., is handling arrangements. Mrs. Johnson was born Feb. 6, 1918 in Donalsonville, Ga., and had lived in Bristol for over 20 years. For over 16 years, she dearly loved working in the Lake Mystic Baptist Church Nursery. Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Gospel Light Baptist Church on Apalachee Parkway in Tallahassee. She was preceded in death by her son, Jay Johnson. Survivors include two sons, E. N. (Buddy) Johnson (and wife Sarah Laverne) of Crawfordville, Fla., and the Rev. Tommy Johnson (and wife Barbara) of Helena, Ala.; three sisters, Mary Ellen Thursby and Ada Mae Conyers, both of Donalsonville, Ga., and Rosa Lee Donaldson of Bainbridge, Ga.; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. (Tallahassee Democrat, 4/9/2008)
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Johnson, Deacon Fred - Deacon Fred Johnson, 89, a retired laborer and farmer, died Sunday, June 25, 2006. The service will be at 11 am EDT Saturday at Little Salem Primitive Baptist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Crawford Cemetery. His grandson, Elder Derek L. Howard, will officiate. Viewing will be from 3 to 8 pm EDT today at the Grant Richardson Jr. Memorial Chapel at Richardson's Family Funeral Care (850-576-4144) in Tallahassee. Friends may sign the guest registry at www.richardson-funeralcare.com . The wake will be from 7 to 8 pm EDT today at the funeral home. A native of Crawfordville, he was a member of New Bridge Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Crawfordville. He was also a member of the Deacon Board and Masonic Lodge No. 5. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara J. Adams, Olivia Howard and Linda Gail Paramore (and Nathaniel); seven grandsons; five granddaughters, which includes two he raised, Valerie V. Adams and Cassandra Dawson; 23 great-grandchildren; a sister, Adriana McKissick; a brother, Albert Hicks; a sister-in -law, Hazel Johnson; a goddaughter, Margaret Howard; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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Johnson, Derrick - Crawfordville - Derrick Xavier D'Mond Johnson, 3 weeks, the son of Vandela and Tommy Johnson, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at his home of a sudden illness. The service will be at 11 am EDT Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193, www.bevisfh.com) with burial at Southside Cemetery. Family will receive friends prior to the service at the funeral home. Other survivors include his brother, Christopher Roberts of Crawfordville; his maternal grandmother, Patricia Johnson; his paternal grandmother, Annie McAffee; and his aunt, Brittany McMullen, all of Tallahassee.
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Johnson, Edward A. - Funeral Card - Date of Birth, June 27, 1925, Date of Death, December 28, 2002, Clergymen Officiating, Rev. Wilburn Money, Services From Harvey-Young Funeral Home, 10 am Wednesday, January 1, 2003, Final Resting Place, Florida National Cemetery, Services Conducted By Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, Florida.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Edward A. Johnson, 77, a retired cabinet maker, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Mable H. Johnson. The service will be at 10 a.m. EST Wednesday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home chapel in Crawfordville (926-3333), with burial at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. EST Tuesday at the funeral home. He was born in Rocky Mount, N.C., and had been a resident of Crawfordville since 1993. He was a Baptist and attended the Revival Center in Woodville. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 317 in Enterprise, Ala., Disabled American Veterans in Riverview, VFW 4538 in Panacea. Other survivors include three sons, Gerald Johnson of Woodville, Wailon Johnson of Seattle, and Rockwell Johnson of Crawfordville; a daughter, Krystal Barakat of Cairo, Ga.; a brother, Lawrence Johnson of Crab Ochard, Tenn.; three sisters, Betty Baker, Juanita Hurley, Ida Mae Chapman, all of Fort McCoy; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/30/2002
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The Rev. Hayward J. Johnson, 79, a retired minister for the Church of God, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2003. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Iris E. Johnson of Tallahassee. A private service will be held later. Burial will be at Clarksville Cemetery in Clarksville. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. EDT today at Bevis Funeral Home (385-2193 orwww.bevisfuneral.com). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. A native of Wakulla, he was a lifelong resident of the Wakulla County and Tallahassee area. He pastored for 30 years and was the pastor of Spring Creek Community Church in Wakulla County for several years. He was also retired from National Standard Life Insurance Company. He was a veteran of the Navy, having served in the Quartermaster Corps during World War II in the South Pacific theater. He is survived by a son, Ray Johnson of Panama City; nine daughters, Lori Johnson and Tracy Andrews, both of Tallahassee, Barbara Hobbs of Midway, Theresa Gray, Juanita Jimenez and Mary Wisner, all of Crawfordville, and Kathy Berry, Cindy Roy and Brenda Johnson, all of Panama City; fifteen grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/24/2003.
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Johnson, Jack Charles - Jack C. Johnson, 89, the retired owner of Cassels-Johnson Furniture Company, died Tuesday June 26, 2007, at Hospice House. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Louise Johnson. The graveside service will be at 10 am EDT Monday at Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville is handling arrangements. He was born in Whigham, Ga. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II and was of the Methodist faith. He was a member of the Robert Butler Lodge. He is also survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Carol Johnson; a daughter and son-in-law, Dewey and Suzanne Rozar; two grandchildren, Daniel Johnson and David Johnson (and wife Brinda Shetty); and a sister, Lacy Bracket. Funeral Card - Date of Birth, March 4, 1918, Date of Death, June 26, 2007, Services From Roselawn Cemetery, 10 AM Monday, July 2, 2007, Final Resting Place, Roselawn Cemetery, Officiating - Elder Emmett Whaley, Service Conducted By Harvey-Young Funeral Home, Crawfordville, Florida
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Joan Frances Allen Johnson, 92, a retired teacher, died Saturday, June 7, 2003. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday at St. Mary Primitive Baptist Church at 454 W. Call St. in Tallahassee, with burial at Crawford Cemetery in Crawfordville. Family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. EDT today at Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee (224-2139). She was the last child of Garfield and Willie Frank Gavin. She taught at Kirksey Elementary in Leon County before consolidation and resided in Boston and Chicago for several years before returning to Tallahassee. She is survived by three nieces she helped raise, Helen Hargrett Talbot and Frances W. Simkins, both of Boston, and Queen Hargrett Bruton of Tallahassee, and six other nieces and nephews, Olivia H. Jones of Chicago, Countess Johnson of Crawfordville, Thomas Hargrett (and wife Sandra) of Tampa, Clytie Cooper of Chicago, Willa G. Frank (and husband Douglas) of Tewksbury, Mass., and Clain E. Triplett of Fort Lauderdale. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/18/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Joseph Johnson, 81, who retired as a logger for the pulpwood industry, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 1 p.m. EST Tuesday at the chapel of Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee (850-224-2139), with burial noon EST Wednesday at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola. He was a lifelong resident of Wakulla County. He served in the U.S. Army from November 1952 to September 1954. He is survived by his wife, Lola Mae Johnson; a son, Venson Johnson of Tallahasee; a sister, Beatrice Jackson of Woodville; two brothers, David Johnson (and wife Eowena) of Woodville and Thomas Johnson (and wife Viola) of Lake Wales; three grandchildren; seven stepsons; a stepdaughter; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/13/2005.
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Lakie Crum Johnson, 82, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, at Margaret Dozier Hospice House. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. EST Friday at the chapel of Trinity United Methodist Church. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191) is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308, or a favorite charity. Lakie was a Tallahassee resident for 59 years. She was born and raised in Sopchoppy. The daughter of James and Olivia Crum, she graduated from Sopchoppy High School, St. Vincent's School of Nursing and Florida State University. She was a registered nurse and taught nursing at St. Vincent's after graduating from there in 1946. She moved to Tallahassee and was the director of nursing at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital from 1953 to 1965. She continued her career as a rehabilitation nurse supervisor for the Florida Department of Labor. Survivors include two daughters, Linda E. Johnson and Susan K. Dickinson; two grandchildren, Jennifer T. Dickinson of Merritt Island and Brian A. Dickinson of Seattle; a brother, Charles W. Crum of Jacksonville; and three sisters, Penny Itz of Houston, Eunice Davis of Tallahassee and Arie Edwards of Sopchoppy. She was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Warner. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/7/2006.
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LLOYD - Leila Cotolia Cooksey Johnson, 79, a retired state of Florida fiscal officer, died Monday, March 24, 2003. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Frank E. Johnson. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Thursday at Beggs Funeral Home, Monticello Chapel in Monticello (997-5612), with burial at Roseland Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at the funeral home. She was a lifelong resident of Lloyd and a member of the Lloyd United Methodist Church. Other survivors include three sons, Frank E. Johnson Jr. of Tallahassee, Michael S. Johnson of Orlando and Patrick H. Johnson of Crawfordville; three sisters, Margaret Reed of Apopka, Betty Fewell of Tallahassee and Lillians Morgan of Monticello; and 11 grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/26/2003.
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Lois A. Johnson, 85, a retired clerk who had worked for the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002. The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. EST Friday at Vickers Cemetery in Concord. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Thursday at Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee (385-2193). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. She was a native of Concord and was a longtime resident of this area. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church and was a minister of the gospel. She is survived by four nephews, Noel Harrison of Tallahassee, Joel Harrison Sr. Crawfordville, and Irvin Anderson and Dan Anderson, both of Tallahassee; six nieces, Emma Jean Harrington and Blannie Fox, both of Tallahassee, Betty Hardzog and Mary Raines, both of Woodville, Annette Sanders of Sopchoppy and Linda Coulliette of Sneads; and many great- and great-great- nieces and nephews. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/1/2003.
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SOPCHOPPY - Lottie Aplin Johnson, 96, a homemaker, died Thursday, May 8, 2003, in Medart. The service will be at 1 p.m. EDT Saturday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333), with burial at 3:30 p.m. EDT Saturday at Little Ochlocknee Cemetery in Ochlckonee, Ga. Family will receive friends from noon EDT until the service Saturday at the funeral home. She was born in Cairo, Ga., and was a resident of Sopchoppy for 16 years. She was of the Holiness faith. She is survived by a stepson, Oneal White of Tallahassee; three stepdaughters, Evelyn Reeves of Augusta, Ga., Myrtha Mills of Tallahassee and Margarie Raker of Woodville; a grandson, William Hambrick of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; and many great- and great-great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/9/2003.
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QUINCY - Mary A. Johnson, 91, a retired seamstress, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Friday at Washington Street Church of Christ, with burial at Hillcrest Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Charles McClellan Funeral Home, 15 S. Jackson St. (850-627-7677). Survivors include five sons, Sidney Johnson (and wife Loretha) of Quincy, Billy Johnson (and wife Gay) of Whitfield, Va., Bennie Johnson and Mike Johnson, both of Crawfordville, and Taylor Chambers (and wife Valerie) of Walls, Miss.; four daughters, Carolyn Mills (and husband Angus) and Marilyn Revell (and husband Pervis), both of Quincy, Maxine Johnson of Tallahassee and Charlene Spears (and husband John) of Crawfordville; three sisters, Edith Hood of Leesburg, Eathell Tyler of Iron City, Ga., and Lillie Mae Martin of Bainbridge, Ga.; two brothers, W.C. Nix of Bremen, Ga., and Roy Nix of Iron City; 20 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Johnson, and a granddaughter, Maricarole Mills. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/11/2005.
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Phyllis L. Johnson, 68, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, in the company of close family at her home following a long battle with cancer. A celebration of her life will be at 11 a.m. EDT Monday at Pisgah United Methodist Church of Tallahassee. Family will receive friends immediately following the service, in Robert's Hall. Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308-5428. They will be greatly appreciated. Phyllis made Tallahassee her home beginning in 1974. An accomplished woman, her dynamic life included being a police dispatcher, bookkeeper, trusted companion, loyal member of Pisgah United Methodist Church and most importantly, a faithful wife, mother, sister and friend. She will be missed by many. She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Gaylord A. "Tony" Johnson; her sister, Janet Kersey (and husband Bud), her daughters, Jamie Lashus of Crawfordville and Tara Perrin (and husband Richard) of Franklin, Tenn.; her grandson, Scott Lashus of Tallahassee; and many nieces and nephews around the United States. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/10/2007.
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PANAMA CITY BEACH - Thomas "Frank" Johnson Jr., 73, died Monday, March 13, 2006. Wilson Funeral Home (850-785-5272) is handling arrangements. Frank was born and raised in Tallahassee. He moved to Central Florida in 1963 and to Tampa Bay in 1968, where he had an outstanding career in real estate. Frank was a resident of Panama City Beach for the last eight years and resided in Homosassa Springs prior to moving to North Florida. He was an avid boater and loved being on the water and in the Gulf of Mexico. He is survived by his loving wife, Verna; a sister, Mary Frank Elebash (and husband Clarence) of Pensacola; two sons, Frank Johnson (and wife Deborah) of Hernando Beach and Bruce Johnson (and wife Janie) of Sopchoppy; five daughters, Heavenly Dawson (and husband Bill) of Santa Rosa Beach, Tammy Osteen (and husband Leon) of Tampa, Susie Garcia (and husband Manny) of Panama City Beach, Jennifer Johnson of Tampa and Melissa Young of Panama City Beach; 12 grandchildren, Jessie and Kelli Johnson, Jason and Ryan Johnson, Anthony Bedami, Evan Serrano, Shaun Young, Destiny and Jacob Osteen, Mark and Brandon Perry and Miranda Garcia; and great-grandchild, Amiee Johnson. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/16/2006.
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George D. Johnston III was lifted by the Lord on Friday morning, June 3rd, 2016 at the age of 66 years old. Family and friends were invited to attend visitation on Tuesday evening, June 7th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Family Funeral Home, 84 Ochlockonee Street, Crawfordville, Florida. Graveside service was held Wednesday morning, 10:00 a.m., at the Tallahassee National Cemetery on 5015 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida. His cousin, Reverend John Bush from Montgomery, Alabama, officiated. Military Honors followed. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Big Bend Hospice, 2889 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida, 32327. George is the son of George and Dorothy Johnston. He was born in Columbus, Georgia and is preceded in death by his Mother and Father. He is survived by four siblings, Michael Johnston (wife Katy) of Tallahassee, Florida, Thomas Johnston (wife Robin) of Lexington, South Carolina, Connie Kolias (husband George) of Crawfordville, Florida, and Robert Johnston (wife Lori) of Yellville, Arkansas. George entered the Army Security Agency in April of 1969, and attended school at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. He served in Vietnam for one year attached to the 330th Radio Research Company. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service, Campaign and Cross of Gallantry w/Palm Medals, and received a Meritorious Unit Citation. He was honorably discharged in April of 1972. He earned an AA from Tallahassee Community College, and attended the FSU School of Business. He was a customer service engineer for Lanier Worldwide for 20 years in the rural counties surrounding Tallahassee. In 1990 he moved his family to Wakulla County where he became a real estate associate and land developer. George D Johnston III was a loving husband to Jeanne Michele Johnston for 47 years. He was loved and adored by his children, Jason (wife Corinne), Chelsea (husband Bryan), and his grandchildren, Era Glenn, Jacob, and Michael. He loved God, his family, his Country, all his dear friends, and Wakulla County. He enjoyed fishing, exploring nature, and sharing his stories with everyone. 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 - Marion Nunn Johnston, 71, a retired clerk for the state of Florida legislature, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel in Tallahassee (877-8191), with burial at 3 p.m. at Riverview Memorial Cemetery in Valdosta, Ga. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EDT today at the funeral home. After her retirement, she began a second career at Winn Dixie in Crawfordville. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Crawfordville. Survivors include three daughters, Jayne N. Kirk and Tonya Bithell, both of Crawfordville, and Linda Player of Valdosta; a brother, Ronald Parr of Tallahassee; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/26/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Nicholas Scott "Nick" Johnston, 16, a sophomore at Wakulla County High School, died Sunday, March 9, 2003. The service will be at 10 a.m. EST Thursday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (926-3333), with burial at St. Elizabeth Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Wednesday at the funeral home. He was born in Ames, Iowa, and had been a resident of Crawfordville for six years. Survivors include his parents, Kimberly and Scott Mims of Crawfordville; two brothers, Zak Mims and Tyler Mims, both of Crawfordville; a sister, Erica Johnston of Crawfordville; maternal grandparents, Elvan and Sandra Johnston of Ogden, Utah; paternal grandparent, Frankie Mims of Tallahassee; great-grandmothers, Helen Walker of Ogden and Wilhamina Johnston of Ames. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/11/2003
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Johnson, Sidney T. - Sidney T. Johnson, 87, of Tallahassee died Thursday, May 6, 1993, in Signal Mountain, Tenn. A memorial service will be held at 11 am Monday at Culley's Meadow Wood Riggins Road Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 1106 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee 32301; or to the Baptist Children's Home, 8415 Buck Lake Road, Tallahassee 32301. A native of Whigham, Ga., he had lived in Tallahassee since 1941. He had been employed by Johnson Furniture and was a member of First Baptist Church. He was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn R. Johnson of Tallahassee; a son, Sidney T. Johnson Jr. of Ovando, Mont.; a daughter, Gloria Montgomery of Signal Mountain; three brothers, Harry Johnson of Bainbridge, Ga., and Bill Johnson and Jack Johnson, both of Tallahassee; two sisters, Lacey Brackett of Panama City and Flora Willis of Cairo, Ga.; and three grandchildren.
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Johnson, William J. - Crawfordville -William James "Buddy Boy" Johnson, laborer with Metcalf Crab Company, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002. He is survived by his mother, Naomi Harvey Danselor of West Palm Beach. The service will be at 11 am Saturday at Little Salem Primitive Baptist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Crawford Cemetery. A viewing will be from 1-8 pm Friday at Strong & Jones Funeral Home. Other survivors include a son, Stephan Buckle of Riviera Beach, a daughter, Tonya Dallas of Melbourne; a brother, Eugene Johnson, Jr. of Tallahassee; two sisters, Catherine Johnson and Jacqueline Cross of Tallahassee; and a special lifetime friend, Claudette Brickhouse.
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Annie Sibbie Jones, 91, a homemaker, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Friday at Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee (385-2193), with burial at Concord Cemetery in Concord. Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. EST Thursday at the funeral home. A native of Havana and a lifelong resident of the Havana and Tallahassee area, she was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Tallahassee. She is survived by her husband, John Robert Jones of Tallahassee; two sons, Robert Eugene Jones and John Paul Jones, both of Tallahassee; three daughters, Bobbie Jones Johnson of Havana, Anne Jones Jensen of Rocklin, Calif., and Patricia Jones Jackson of Crawfordville; a brother, Sherold Mills of Tallahassee; two sisters, Ruby Ferrell of Havana and Alene Carter of Tallahassee; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Eunice Lynn and Ethyl Lynn. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/24/2002
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BRISTOL - Cassedra Jones, 63, a homemaker, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, in Panama City. She is survived by her husband, Albert Nichols. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. EST Thursday at Sanders Cemetery in Sopchoppy. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EST Wednesday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). She was born in Sand Mountain, Ala. Other survivors include seven sons, Wayne Sanders of Bristol, Carl Sanders and George Sanders, both of Eastpoint and Robert Sanders, Willie Nichols, Fred Nichols and Joe Nichols, all of Crawfordville; six daughters, Jackie Ryals of Sopchoppy, Paula Rutherford and Tina Hartsfield, both of Eastpoint; Dorothy Sanders of Denman, N.M., Margie Boozer of Drummond, Mont., and Carolyn Harrell of Panacea; four sisters, Agnes, Burt, Ronella and Marilene, all of Perry, Ga.; 33 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/21/2004.
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James "Buddy" Jones, 64, of Crawfordville, died at home June 15, 2016. He is survived by his children Travis Jones, Christie Jones & Brian Jones and sisters Gloria Jones & Betty Jones. There are no services scheduled at this time. Skip Young with Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. Published in The Wakulla News on June 23, 2016
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OCHLOCKONEE BAY - James E. "Wolf Man" "Bubba" Jones Sr., 60, a truck driver for Duncan Trucking, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Jones. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). Family will receive friends after the service Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Marzuq Shrine Center, P.O. Box 37130, Tallahassee, FL 32315-7130. He was born in Jackson, Miss., and had lived in Ochlockonee Bay for the past three and a half years. He worked many years for Underwriters Laboratory. He also was a professional wrestler under the name of Assassin II. Other survivors include two sons, James Edward "Scooter" Jones Jr. and Charles Leonard "Cass" Jones, both of Picayune, Miss.; a stepdaughter, Stacey Michelle Latino of Hammond, La., a sister, Becky Rodgers of Florence, Miss.; a grandson; many adopted children; and a pet dog, Baby Girl. He was loved by all who knew him. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/18/2005.
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HAVANA - John Robert Jones, 98, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, in Wakulla County. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Tuesday at Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church in Climax, Ga., with burial at 3:30 p.m. EST at Concord Cemetery in Concord. Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee (385-2193) is handling arrangements. A native of Climax and lifelong resident of the Havana area, he was a retired farmer and welder. He was a lover of nature and was a teller of stories. He was a member of the Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church. He is survived by three sons, Robert "Buddy" Jones and John Paul Jones, both of Havana, and John Robert Jones Jr. of Tallahassee; three daughters, Bobbie Jones Johnson of Havana, Anne Jones Jensen of Rocklin, Calif., and Patricia Jones Jackson of Crawfordville; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Sibbie Jones; a son, Phillip Jones; a grandson, David Allen Maxwell; and a great-grandson, Robert Forbes. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/4/2004.
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GRETNA - Elder Louis Jones, 71, who retired from the City of Quincy, died Monday, April 10, 2006, in Green Cove Springs. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Betty Jackson Jones. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at Old West Florida Primitive Baptist Enrichment Center, 2344 Lake Bradford Road in Tallahassee, with burial at Springfield Cemetery in Gretna. A wake will be from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Friday at Zion Hope Primitive Church in Gretna. Madry Memorial Funeral Chapel in Quincy (850-875- 2665) is handling arrangements. He was a lifelong resident of Gadsden County and a member St. Stephen Primitive Baptist Church, where he was an ordained deacon, member of the senior choir and accepted the call to preach in 1977. He was pastor at Pilgrim Rest Primitive Baptist Church in Crawfordville and Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church. He was a member of the executive board of Old West Florida Primitive Baptist Association and manager of the Golden Bells Quartet. Survivors include the children he raised, Larry Safford (and Irene), Dollie Moten, Catherine Cloud, Helen Lewis (and Joe), Lillian Williams (and Paul) and Minister Mary Lanier (and Bishop Dike); a brother, Walter Pride (and Hazel); two sisters, Catherine Sheffield (and Isaiah) and Retha Bell Parks (and Harry); brothers and sisters-in-law; 24 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; nieces and nephews; aunts and uncles; and other relatives and friends. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 4/13/2006.
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MAYO - Ouida Bess Jones, 81, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at the chapel of Joe P. Burns Funeral Home in Mayo (386-294-2658), with burial at Midway Baptist Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. EST Friday at the funeral home. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/22/2004.
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QUINCY Rual Bradford Jones, 75, a retired store manager, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Bonnie Jones. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Sunday at Woodland Cemetery in Havana. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. EDT today at Independent Funeral Home in Quincy (875-1529). Mr. Jones served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Other survivors include two sons, John Gary Jones and Barry Allen Jones, both of Quincy; three daughters, Judy Gail Sargoda of Crawfordville, Terry Evon Martinez of Tallahassee and Sherry Elaine Bulter of Pensacola; two brothers, Lester D. Jones of Tallahassee and Lonnie L. Jones of Hampstead, N.C.; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/12/2002.
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Tanya L. Jones, 48, died Tuesday, May 10, 2005. She is survived by her husband, Jessie Jones of Crawfordville. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at St. Luke Primitive Baptist Church in Midway, with burial at St. John Cemetery. A viewing will be from 2 to 7 p.m. EDT today at Williams Funeral Home (850-875- 4849). Other survivors include her stepfather, Algie Willis of Havana; her stepmother, Teresa Hill of Tallahassee; eight brothers, Johnathan Staley (and wife Alice) and Rodger Staley (and wife Georgia), both of Midway, Barry Staley (and wife Renee), Barney Staley (and wife Teresa), both of Tallahassee, and Shawn Staley (and wife Jackie) of St. Petersburg; and two sisters, Gwendolyn Staley of Tallahassee and Natalie Rosier (and husband Melvin) of Midway. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/13/2005.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Tonia Denise Jones, 34, a restaurant worker, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at Greater Mount Trial Primitive Baptist Church in Sopchoppy. Viewing will be from 3 to 6 p.m. EST Friday at Clary's Funeral Home (402-3111), 4141 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee. A native of Tallahassee, she had lived in Wakulla County for five years. She was a member of Greater Mount Trial Primitive Baptist Church. She is survived by her devoted mother, Doris Jones of Crawfordville; two sons, Clarence and Quanzee Davis, both of Crawfordville; two daughters, Jasmine Davis and Michelle Bryant, both of Crawfordville; and a sister, Lorraine Nelson (and husband Troy) of Crawfordville. She was preceded in death by her father, Charlie Jones. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/29/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Willie Mae Farmer Jones, 55, a homemaker, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003. She is survived by James Jones Jr. of Jacksonville. The service will be at 1 p.m. EST Saturday at Mount Trial Primitive Baptist Church in Sopchoppy, with burial at Walker Cemetery in Crawfordville. Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee (224-2139) is handling arrangements. Born in Bunnell, she lived in Crawfordville most of her life. She was a Christian. Other survivors include a daughter, Sandra Jones of Crawfordville; two sons, Douglas Jones and Tony Jones, both of Crawfordville; her mother, Beatrice Farmer of Crawfordville; five brothers, Eddie Farmer Jr. and L.C. Farmer, both of Wakulla, John Timmons of Blackshear, Ga., Arthur Hutchison of Panama City and Willie Rasberry of Miami; eight sisters, Brenda Forbes, Bessie Sapp and Ruby Ward, all of Crawfordville, Wilma Hall and Bernice Harris, both of Tallahassee, Sandra Jones of Port St. Joe, Delyene Gaskins of Melbourne and Maeartis Lively of Blackshear; 10 grandchildren, one of whom she raised, Renika Jones; a great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and other family members. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/23/2003.
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LAND O' LAKES - James B. "Jimmy" Jordan, 75, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004, after battling cancer. He is survived by his wife, Barbara. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. EST Sunday, Nov. 28, at Mission By the Sea in Alligator Point. MacDonald Funeral Home, 10520 N. Florida Ave., in Tampa (813-933-4950 or www.macdonaldfuneral.com) is handling arrangements. Jimmy was born in Miami and served as a merchant seaman during World War II. He enjoyed a successful career as the deputy director of the Division of Law Enforcement for the Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission, now known as the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Following his retirement in 1983, Jimmy owned and operated his own business as a contractor in Alligator Point, where he had been a longtime resident. He and Barbara had resided in Land O'Lakes for the past five years. Throughout his life, Jimmy enjoyed hunting, fishing and being in the company of family and friends. Jimmy's family would like to thank the Pasco-Hernando Hospice staff for its care and support throughout his illness. Other survivors include two sons, Clyde of Land O'Lakes and John of Tallahassee; a daughter, Debbie Dunsmoor of Tallahassee; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Jimmy is loved and will be missed. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/20/2004.
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CAPITOLA - Zane Gray Powell Jordan, 96, a retired nursing assistant, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2003, in Madison. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday at Beggs Funeral Home Apalachee Parkway Chapel (942-2929), with burial at Oakland Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. EST today at the funeral home. A resident of Capitola since 1928, she was born in Clanton, Ala., on Nov. 19, 1906, to her beloved Mama and Papa, Ausley Wesley Powell and Mary Jane Gray Powell. She was the last surviving child of their 12 children. Her work experience included the old Dale Mabry Base hospital from 1941 to 1943, 26 years at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and 10 years at the Florida Development Commission. She was a member of Capital Heights Baptist Church in Tallahassee. She was a wonderful neighbor and friend to many and kept in touch with them even in her advanced years. Her pleasure in life was serving her Lord, family and friends. Survivors include her devoted children, Mary "Pal" Jordan Sumner of Apalachicola, Donald Feagin Jordan (and husband Pat) of Hope, Ark., Princess Akerman (and husband Joe) of Madison and Paul Rainey Jordan of Tulsa, Okla.; a stepdaughter, Vera Jordan Teston of Louisville, Ky.; 11 loving grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; 7 stepgrandchildren; numerous stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alry Gunn Jordan Jr.; a grandson, Robert F. Sumner Jr.; and two stepchildren, Alry Gunn Jordan III and Bennie Cole Jordan Taylor. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/10/2003.
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Johnnie Mae Laws Joyce, 97, who retired as an executive secretary for the Florida Department of Agriculture, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Friday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Timberlane Road Chapel (850-893-4177), with visitation following the service in the Timberlane Room. Burial will be at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Florida Baptist Children's Home, 8415 Buck Lake Road, Tallahassee, FL 32317. Mrs. Joyce is survived by a son, James H. Joyce (and wife Ola ) of Tallahassee; two daughters, Lucy Tacot (and husband Gus) of Tallahassee and Nancy Waters (and husband Don) of Palm Harbor; six grandchildren, Bruce and Brad Joyce, Don and Guy Waters, Darline Gills and Charles Tacot; two sisters, Edna Holden and Betty Walker of Tallahassee; and a brother, Smith Laws of Melrose. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, J. Guy Joyce, and a grandson, G.A. "Gus" Tacot Jr. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/20/2005.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Ronald R. Joyner, 55, died Friday, March 3, 2006, at his home after a brave and very courageous three-year fight with cancer. The service will be at 3 p.m. EST Tuesday at Beggs Funeral Home Apalachee Parkway Chapel (850-942-2929), with burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308, or the American Cancer Society, Florida Division, 3709 W. Jetton Ave., Tampa, FL 33629. Ron was born in Gadsden County on Aug. 31, 1950. He served in the Army Reserves. He retired in 2001 from the Florida Department of Transportation. Ron was Baptized on Feb. 15, 2004, and he loved the Lord and served and worshiped him every day. Ron is now in the arms of Jesus, where he is free from the pain and suffering that he endured during his last few years of this life. Ron is now celebrating his new life with the Lord. Survivors include his wife, Donna B. Joyner; a sister, Gail Holman (and Steve) of Macclenny; four brothers, David Joyner (and Noy) of Panama City, Daniel Joyner (and Jo) of Warner Robbins, Ga., and Jeff Joyner (and Stephanie) of Tampa; his stepfather, Howard Mullins of Midway; a niece and five nephews whom he loved dearly, Tracy and Danny Joyner of Warner Robbins, Matt Holman of Macclenny, David Joyner Jr. and James of Panama City, and Conner Joyner of Tampa. Ron also was blessed with two grandnieces and a grandnephew who filled him with pride and great joy, Destiny Joyner of Warner Robbins and Lindzey and Tyler Holman of Macclenny. He also is survived by four stepchildren, Chris Newhouse of Thomasville, Ga., Teresa Parr (and Jacob) of Crested Butte, Colo., and Jason Newhouse and Lauren Newhouse, both of Tallahassee; four stepgrandchildren, Christopher Newhouse of Thomasville, Levi and Judd Parr of Crested Butte and Chance Newhouse of Tallahassee; and a host of uncles, aunts and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Preston Joyner Jr.; his mother, Betty Joyner Mullins; and a nephew, Justin Joyner. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/5/2006.
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SNEADS - Willie Lee "Dick" Joyner, 77, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2007, in Sneads, Fla., at his home following a short illness of cancer. Funeral services for Mr. Joyner will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. CST in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home in Marianna, Fla., (850-526-5059) with the Rev. Gino Mayo, the Rev. Danny Sutton, and the Rev Bill Kundo officiating. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery in Shady Grove, Fla. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. CST today at the funeral home. He was born in Jackson County and was retired from Apalachee Corrections Institute as the chief correctional officer in 1982, after 32 years of service. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was a member of Sneads United Methodist Church. He was survived by his mother, Mattie Lee Joyner of Chattahoochee, Fla.; his wife, Rosa Lee Joyner; two daughters, Nina Sue McLeod (and husband Roy) of Sopchoppy, Fla., and Marjorie Ann Hatcher of Marianna; two sons, James Michael Joyner (and wife Dianne) of Korea and Douglas Leslie Joyner (and wife Lisa) of Sneads; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Virginia Ann James (and husband Norman "Champ" James) of Chattahoochee and one brother, Bobby Joyner of Chipley. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/8/2007.
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