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Chella Mullen "Charlie" Macon, 89, of Glenville, N.C., died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005, at Highland-Cashiers Hospital. The service will be at 3 p.m. EST today at Hamburg Baptist Church in North Glenville, N.C., with the Revs. Matt Ledbetter and Brad Hughes officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Evansville, Ind. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hamburg Baptist Church, 4673 Highway 107, North Glenville, NC 28736. Melton-Riddle Funeral Home in Sylva, N.C., is handling arrangements. A native of Robards, Ky., she was a former resident of Evansville, West Palm Beach and Crawfordville. She was a summer resident of Glenville for more than 20 years, until 1995 when she moved there permanently. She was a member of Hamburg Baptist Church and Glenville Eastern Star Chapter No. 222. She was the daughter of the late Bert and Mary Williams Mullen. She is survived by a son, Dewey E. Taylor (and wife Suellen) of Chatsworth, Ga.; her sisters, Katherine Monroe of Glenville and Dorothy Kirkham of Salt Lake City, Utah; a brother, Burt Mullen (and wife Pualine) of Evansville; a granddaughter, Janet Rae Jones (and husband Michael) of Panama City Beach; and a great-granddaughter, Rachael Nichole Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband, Neile Macon. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/20/2005.
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Crawfordville - Melbra E. Maddox, 76, who retired as a secretary for the Department of Education, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2003, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at Crawfordville United Methodist Church, with burial at 2 p.m. EDT at Roselawn Cemetery in Tallahassee. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333). Memorial contributions may be made to Crawfordville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 37, Crawfordville, FL 32326. Mrs. Maddox was born in Grand Ridge and had been a resident of Crawfordville since 1984. She was a member of Crawfordville United Methodist Church. She is survived by two sons, Douglas Maddox (and wife Nan) of Marietta, Ga., and Warren Maddox (and wife Debbie) of Greenville, S.C.; two brothers, Eulles Edenfield (and wife Lillian) and Herman Edenfield (and wife Mary), both of Grand Ridge; and three grandchildren, Kevin Maddox and Allison Maddox, both of Atlanta, and Tyler Maddox of Greenville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Olin Maddox, who died in 1970. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/8/2003
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Andrew Madison, 92, who retired as a teacher for Central Florida Junior College, died Friday, July 15, 2005, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife, Mosel Gavin Madison. The service will be at 1 p.m. EDT Sunday at Maranatha Seventh-day Adventist Church on Paul Russell Road in Tallahassee, with burial at Mount Olive No. 2 Cemetery in Crawfordville. Strong & Jones Funeral Home (850- 224-2139) is handling arrangements. He was a member of Maranatha Seventh-day Adventist Church, where he served as a deacon and site coordinator and in many other capacities. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. Other survivors include two sons, Andrew Madison Jr. (and wife Asalean) of Tampa and Jimmy Cooper (and wife Patricia) of Camilla, Ga.; a daughter, Ruth Jacobs (and husband Ennis) of Tallahassee; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/22/2005.
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PANACEA - Robert Lee Mahieu, 43, a computer programmer, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife, Susan Mahieu. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at Medart Assembly of God in Medart. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (820-877-8191) is handling arrangements. Other survivors include his mother, Betsy A. Moody, and two children, Ryan and Gayle Mahieu. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/28/2005.
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THOMASVILLE - Thelma Blair Mahrt, 89, died Monday, July 12, 2004. The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Plantation Manor. Beggs Funeral Home, Apalachee Parkway Chapel in Tallahassee (850-942-2929) is handling arrangements. A native of Thomasville, she had resided most of her life in Orlando and returned to Thomasville in 1997. She was a member of the Wives of Florida State Pharmacy Association, the Dubstret Country Club of Orlando and the Naval Officers Club. She was also a Methodist. Survivors include a sister, Evelyn Garrison of Thomasville; nephews and nieces, William and Ruth Garrison of Tallahassee, David W. Garrison Jr. of Albany, Ga., and Frank T. and Laurie Greene of Sebastian; and a number of great- and great-great-nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Henry W. "Bud" Mahrt. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/16/2004.
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PORT ST. JOE - Jewell Maige, 90, died Monday, July 28, 2003, in Panama City. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT today at St. James Episcopal Church in Port St. Joe, with the Rev. Joseph Hagberg officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Episcopal Church, Port St. Joe, or Gideons International, 1312 N. East Ave., Panama City, FL 32401. Southerland Family Funeral Home in Panama City (850-785-8532) is handling arrangements. Born in Tallahassee, she moved to Port St. Joe in 1942. Mrs. Maige was a member of St. James Episcopal Church. She is survived by two sons, Tony Maige (and wife Elaine) of Port St. Joe and Maurice Maige (and wife Jamie) of Atlanta; three sisters, Ola H. Allen, Irene H. Cox and Bernice H. Newton; five grandchildren, Stan Maige (and wife Yassmin) of Dallas, Vince Maige of Wiley, Texas, Maury Maige (and wife Kathy) of Manassas, Va., and Christy Staav (and husband David) and Dana White (and husband Stephen), both of Frederick, Md.; and 14 grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/31/2003.
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James "Jimmy" Maiwald, 72, of Sopchoppy died June 3, 2016, after an extended illness. He was a native of Sopchoppy, Florida and lived his entire life in the area. He worked many years as an Electrician with Maiwald Electric, working with his father. Jimmy was a man with a giving, loving heart. He is survived by his daughter Carolyn Kent (Chuck) and son Billy Maiwald (Teresa), 5 grandchildren Jordan, Kristin, Cierra, Parker & Haley, 3 sisters and a host of nieces & nephews. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Interment will be at West Sopchoppy Cemetery. 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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Pamela Mathers Malloy, 45, an administrative specialist for the city of Tallahassee for 17 years, died Sunday, July 3, 2005. She is survived by her husband, Park Malloy. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday at Medart Assembly of God, with burial at Pigott Cemetery in Medart. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 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. She was born in Tampa and was a longtime resident of Tallahassee. Other survivors include a son, Harrison Malloy of Tallahassee; her mother and stepfather, JoAnn and James Jackson of Tallahassee; four sisters, Cynthia Quincey and Cynthia Jackson, both of Tallahassee, Deborah McCullens of Crawfordville and Hope Lacey of Whigham, Ga.; two brothers, Rodney Mathers Jr. of Atlanta and George Mathers of Medart; nine nieces; six nephews; and three grandnieces. She was preceded in death by her father, Rodney Mathers Sr. Even though she is gone, even though her body will be laid in the ground, we will still love her with all of our hearts. We will always keep a place for her there. We will remember. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/5/2005.
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Charles James Malphurs Sr., 74, owner of C. J. Malphurs Septic Tank Company, died Wednesday, June 13, 2007. The graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. EDT today at Woodville Cemetery in Woodville. The family will receive friends at his residence (1854 Maryellen Drive, Tallahassee). Clark Funeral Home in Cairo, Ga. (229-377-1414) is handling arrangements. He is survived by his wife, Nell Sadler Malphurs of Tallahassee; four sons, Charles J. Malphurs Jr. of Tallahassee, Freddie Malphurs (and wife Tina) of Wakulla, and Anthony "Tony" Malphurs (and wife Teresa) and Gregory Patronis of Tallahassee; seven daughters, Darleen M. Bradley and Angel Reeves (and husband Saxton) both of Wakulla, Claire Heckethorn (and Ted) of Idaho Falls, Idaho, Debra P. Chatham of Chattahoochee, Donna P. Mooney (and Peter) of Tallahassee, Doreen P. Mroz (and Jerz) of Houston, Texas, and Cheryl P. Harrell of Tallahassee; two sister, Gloria Broome of Tallahassee, and Joyce Kelly of Pensacola; 35 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Malphurs. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/15/2007.
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WOODVILLE - Frances Jackson Malphurs, 65, who worked for Jackson Sitting Service, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2003, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday at New Life Ministries Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Woodville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Woodville (421-2333). She was a resident of Woodville since moving from Tallahassee in 1994. She was a member of New Life Ministries Church. She is survived by four sons, Charles James "Chuck" Malphurs Jr. of Woodville, Leonard Fredrick "Freddy" Malphurs and Kenneth Fulton "Kenny" Malphurs, both of Crawfordville, and Anthony Steven "Tony" Malphurs of Tallahassee; two daughters, Darleen Annette Bradley of Crawfordville and Angel LeJean Reeves of Woodville; four brothers, Edward Lee Jackson of Wichita, Kan., Larry Anderson Jackson of Tallahassee, Ronald Wayne Jackson of Tallahassee and the Rev. Donald H. Jackson of Tallahassee; 21 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/9/2003.
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Hallie Ruth Malphurs, 84, a homemaker, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Monday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Timberlane Road Chapel (850-893-4177), with burial at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. EDT today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308, or the American Diabetes Association, 8384 Baymeadows Road, Suite 10, Jacksonville, FL 32256. A native of Hardin County, Ky., she was a longtime resident of Tallahassee. She was the widow of the late James Fredrick Malphurs, to whom she was married 57 years. She had been very active in the CB Modulators. Survivors include her daughter, Joann Berryman (and husband Edward) of Crawfordville; two grandchildren, Pamela Kyllonen (and husband Tauno Jr.) and Eddie Berryman (and wife Candice); and three great-grandchildren, Brian Smith, Elizabeth Kyllonen and Alysa Jolynn Berryman. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/21/2005.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Kenneth Fulton "Kenny" Malphurs, 44, an equipment operator for the city of Tallahassee, died Monday, May 23, 2005, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife, Donna Malphurs. The service will be at 7 p.m. EDT Thursday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). Family will receive friends from 5 p.m. EDT until the service Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 1304 E. Sixth Ave., Tallahassee, FL 32308. He was born in Tallahassee and was a lifelong resident of Crawfordville. He was of the Pentecostal faith. He also is survived by his father and stepmother, C.J. and Nell Malphurs of Tallahassee; two sons, Kenneth Malphurs (and fiancee Chanda White) and Bryan Malphurs, both of Crawfordville; a daughter, Miranda Collison (and husband Scott) of Crawfordville; three brothers, Charles James "Chuck" Malphurs Jr. of Woodville, Leonard Fredrick "Fred" Malphurs (and wife Tina) of Crawfordville and Anthony Steven "Tony" Malphurs (and wife Theresa) of Tallahassee; two sisters, Darleen Annette Bradley of Crawfordville and Angel Le-Jean Reeves (and husband Saxton) of Woodville; two grandchildren, Serena Marie Collison and Lillie Annette Collison; many nieces and nephews; and a host of friends. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/25/2005.
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WOODVILLE - Ruben Franklin Mann, 93, a farmer and retired salesman for Flowers Baking Co., died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife, Lottie Mae Garner Mann. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday at Woodville First Baptist Church, with burial at Oakland Cemetery in Tallahassee. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EST Tuesday at the 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 (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. He was born in Wadley, Ala., and moved to Tallahassee in 1951 and later to Woodville in 1986. He was veteran of World War II and served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Woodville First Baptist Church. Other survivors include a brother, E.L. Mann (and wife Lucille) of Bainbridge, Ga.; two sisters, Wilma Mann Walden of Cairo, Ga., and Lucille Mann Reed of Zephryhills; five stepchildren; and a host of stepgrandchildren and great-stepgrandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/17/2005.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Geneva Manning, 37, a program specialist for the Florida Department of Health, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Springhill Association Cemetery. Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. EDT Friday at the chapel of Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee (850-224-2139) and from 9 a.m. EDT until the service Saturday at the church. She was a lifelong resident of Crawfordville and was a member of New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Jasmine Sade Harvey and MiKala Nicole Williams, both of Crawfordville; her mother, Ruthie Mae Manning of Crawfordville; six brothers, the Rev. Willie L. Manning (and wife Karen) of Crawfordville, William Kilpatrick of Port St. Joe, Major J. Manning (and wife Tarrah) and William P. Manning Jr. (and wife Regina), both of Tallahassee, Sgt. 1st Class Ricky Jackson of Mannheim, Germany, and Derrick Jackson (and wife Veronica); four sisters, Gloria M. Gardner of Tallahassee, Carolyn M. Staten (and husband Robbine), Jacquie M. Williams (and husband Anthony) and Phyllis R. Osborn (and husband Elbert), all of Crawfordville; a godsister, Aprell H. Griffin (and husband Tommy) of Tallahassee; and other relatives. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/28/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Robert Manning Jr., 70, a maintenance repairman for Olin, died Thursday, March 11, 2004. He is survived by his wife, Betty Manning. The service will be at noon EST Saturday at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at Springhill Association Cemetery in Woodville. Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee (224-2139) is handling arrangements. He was a member of and deacon at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church. Other survivors include two daughters, Dr. Janet Clary and Sharon Denise Otley, both of Tallahassee; six sons, Robert Manning III of Woodville, Ralph Manning, Troy Lewis and Mark Manning, all of Crawfordville, Jeffery Manning of Orlando and Private Brian Manning of K-Town, Germany; two sisters, Elouise Manning and Grace Harris, both of Wakulla Station; two brothers, Hayward Manning of Crawfordville and Roy Manning of Tallahassee; two adopted sons, Christopher Manning and George Johnson of Orlando; an adopted daughter, Barbara Johnson of Orlando; 31 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other sorrowing relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a son, David Manning. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/18/2004.
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Col. Robert D. Marion, 81, died Monday, June 11, 2007, surrounded by his loving family. Services will be held at a later date. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home (850-877-8191) is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Children's Burn Camp of North Florida, P.O. Box 368, Tallahassee, FL 32302. Col. Marion dedicated 30 years to the United States Military in the Army. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Alice R. Marion; two daughters, Lisa Lee Hall (and husband Steve) of Atlanta, Ga., and Deborah Marion of Mysterious Waters; two grandsons, eight year old Cole Hall, and six year old Grayson Hall. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/19/2007.
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Judy Mock Marks, 55, the owner of Judy's Sidewalk Cafe in Crawfordville, died Saturday, May 13, 2006, in Panama City. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday at Fellowship Baptist Church, with burial at Woodville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Multiple Sclerosis Society, 4237 Salisbury Road, Suite 406, Jacksonville, FL 32216. Judy was born in Bainbridge, Ga., and was a lifelong resident of Tallahassee. She was a member of the Crawfordville Chamber of Commerce and was a patron and supporter of numerous community and civic organizations. Survivors include a daughter, Sheila Monk (and husband Walton); a son, Lee Marks (and wife Cyndy); three grandchildren, Hollin, Megan and Mitchell Monk, all of Tallahassee; a stepdaughter, Tracy Thiel (and husband George); four step-grandchildren; four sisters, Bobbie Jean Hartsfield, Billie Standley, Gladys Miller and Angela Maige; a brother, Terry Mock; a twin brother, Jack Mock; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emsley "Bo" Marks, and her sister, Johneva Brown. "Judy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be missed by all." Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/16/2006.
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Wilburn T. Marks, 83, the former owner of W.T. Marks and Son Roofing, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Claudine Moody Marks. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Monday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191), with burial at Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. He was a lifelong resident of Tallahassee. He was a veteran of World War II and served with the 70th Division of the U.S. Army Infantry in the Battle of the Bulge. Other survivors include two sons, Robert "Bobby" Marks (and wife Geraldine "Geri) of Tallahassee and Ronnie Marks (and wife Susan) of Crawfordville; two daughters, Clarice Goodwin (and husband Ron) of Birmingham, Ala., and Beverly Youngblood (and husband Laurie) of Tallahassee; 10 grandchildren, Terry Marks, Steve Marks, Dwayne Marks, Debbie Goodwin Pahl, Dianne Goodwin Fancher, Danny Goodwin, April Youngblood Romero, Angela Youngblood Robbins, Mandy Marks Bass and Amy Marks Weaver; 20 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; five stepgranddaughters; a sister, Dorothy Joiner of Colquitt, Ga.; a brother, Emsley L. Marks of Woodville; two half brothers; three half sisters; three sisters-in-law; a brother-in-law; and a host of extended family. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/11/2003.
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TALLAHASSEE - Billy Marlar, 74, of Sopchoppy, Fla. died Friday, September 7, 2001, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. A memorial service was held Monday, September 10, 2001, at 11 a.m. at the Ochlocknee Methodist Church, Panacea, Fla. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation. A native of Apalachicola, he had lived in Wakulla County for the last six years. He attended Ochlocknee Methodist Church and was a veteran of World War II where he served as a Sergeant in the US Army on the European front. He was the former owner of The Rainbow Inn and Frog Level Oyster Bar in Apalachicola, Fla. and Marlar Chevrolet/Buick in Quincy and Chattahoochee, Fla. and Fayette, Ala. Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Hilda Marlar, of Sopchoppy, Fla.; two sons, Dennis Marlar of Tallahassee, Fla. and Daniel Marlar of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; a daughter, Denise Wilkinson of Bradenton, Fla. and one sister, Waunell Loving, of Ashland, MS, as well as two stepsons, Dale Palmer of Americus, Ga. and David Palmer of East Point, Fla., and a stepdaughter, Donna Fowler, of Albany, Ga.; eight grandchildren and one nephew. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home Tallahassee, Fla. 850/877-8191 Miscellaneous Dougherty County, Georgia Obituaries http://www.obitcentral.com/obitsearch/obits/ga/ga-dougherty5.htm
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BAINBRIDGE - Helen Lynn Marsh, 80, a retired bookkeeper, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Memorial Hospital. The service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Morningside Baptist Church, with burial at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth Cloud and the Rev. Leon VanLandingham are officiating. Active pallbearers will be Dewey Robinson, Archie Duncan, Jimmy Ard, Donald Belcher, Gary Wooten and Alex Gay. Family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Ivey Funeral Home (229-246-3232). Online visitors may sign the guest register atwww.iveyfuneral.com. Mrs. Marsh was born Dec. 6, 1923, in Decatur County, Ga., and was the daughter of Joseph Beecher Lynn and Bertha Rebecca Howell Lynn. She was a retired bookkeeper for Barnett Bank in Tallahassee and a member of Morningside Baptist Church. Survivors include a sister, Audice L. Gay of Bainbridge; two brothers, Lucien Lynn of Gainesville and Howard "Gene" Lynn of Tucker, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Marsh. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 2/28/2004.
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Lizzie Lee Patterson Martin, 89, a lifelong resident of Dothan, Ala., died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at Fairhaven Methodist Home for the Aging in Birmingham, Ala., following an extended illness. A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. EST Sunday at First United Methodist Church in Dothan, with Dr. Jerry Dooling and Dr. Lawson Bryan officiating. Family will receive friends following the service in the parlor at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the In Christ's Name fund at First United Methodist Church, 1380 W. Main St., Dothan, AL 36301. Ward-Wilson Memorial Hill Funeral Home in Dothan (334-792-4194) is handling arrangements. She was an active member and faithful volunteer for 70 years at First United Methodist Church. She began her church life at Foster Street Methodist Church. Mrs. Martin was born Nov. 12, 1914, in Brundidge, Ala., the daughter of Howard A. Patterson and Willie Dee Lee Patterson. She attended Huntington College and retired as a bookkeeper from W.A. Stembridge Brokerage Co. She is survived by a daughter, Patsy Martin Evans (and husband Julian) of Tallahassee; a son, William Fred Martin III (and wife Helen) of Birmingham; four grandchildren, Julian Evans (and wife Loli) of Fernandina Beach, Lisa Lee Evans of Tallahassee, Frances Elizabeth "Beth" Martin (and husband Kurt) of St. Louis and William Fred "Marty" Martin IV (and wife Jocelyn) of Birmingham; four great-grandchildren, Patsy Maria Evans and Carmen Julia Evans, both of Fernandina Beach, Nathaniel Todd Martin of St. Louis and Baylor Manning Martin of Birmingham; a brother, Howard A. Patterson Jr. (and wife Ginnie) of Louisville, Ky.; two nephews, Howard K. Patterson (and wife Vicki) of Nashville, Tenn., and Thurman B. Robertson of Dothan; and a host of cousins, including Carolyn Ayres West (and husband Tom) of Dothan. She was preceded in death on July 8, 1952, by her husband, W.F. Martin Jr. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 1/31/2004 - 2/1/2004.
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William Alonzo Martin III, 86, died Sunday, April 4, 2004. A private service in Sopchoppy is planned. Memorial contributions may be made to the Tallahassee homeless shelter, The Shelter. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191) is handling arrangements. Mr. Martin was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., on July 14, 1917. He was educated at Dartmouth College and Northwestern University in sociology. He lived and worked primarily in Baltimore in the field of social services and also as a teacher. He possessed a fine intellect and was a lifelong scholar of philosophy, sociology and poetry. He wrote beautifully. Two of his poems are included in the upcoming edition of the "Apalachee Review." He loved books and music, especially opera; sang well; and played the organ and the banjo. He also liked to fish. He was a deeply ethical, kind and gentle person- a true gentleman- who loved all that is decent and good in the world and hated cruelty of any kind. He was married for more than 50 years and is survived by his beloved wife, Peggy Leary Martin of Sopchoppy; his three children, Nelson Leary Martin of Sopchoppy and Rebecca Martin and William A. Martin IV, both of Tallahassee; a grandson, Wilson Bilkovich of Tallahassee; and two brothers, Dexter Martin of Brookings, S.D., and John Martin of Alexandria, Va. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 4/7/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Kurtis Wayne Massey, 21, died Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at Lanark Beach from a drowning accident. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at Woodville Cemetery. Family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery. Bevis Funeral Home of Tallahassee (850-385-2193) is handling arrangements. He was born in Tallahassee on July 24, 1984, and was a lifelong resident of Wakulla County. He was a tile layer for Robert's Tile. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Sharon Theofane and Steve Theofane of Crawfordville; two brothers, Robert David Massey and Ryan Patrick Massey, both of Crawfordville; and his maternal grandparents, Mary Martha Mae Rodgers and Willie Eugene Rodgers of Tampa. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 4/6/2006.
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IVAN COMMUNITY - Alice Metcalf Mathers, 71, a retired clerk typist for the state of Florida, died Monday, May 15, 2006, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Gale Levey Mathers. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Friday at Ivan Assembly of God Church in Crawfordville, with burial at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Thursday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333). A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, she graduated from Crawfordville High School in May 1953 and celebrated her 50th wedding anniversary last September. Other survivors include three children, John Michael Mathers (and Karen B.) of Whigham, Ga., Daniel Eugene Mathers of Lawrenceburg, Ind., and Karen Marie Mathers (and Frank Johnson) of Ivan Community; three grandchildren, Michael Clinton Mathers (and Maria) and Jessica Marie Bowers (and James "Jaybe"), both of Thomasville, Ga., and Marshall Dylan Harvey of Ivan Community; seven nieces and nephews, Jimmie Spears, Katie Jane Scott, Ronald Mathers, Linda Corolevski, Jerry Sellers, Larry Sellers and Cynthia Hamrick; and three grandnieces and grandnephews, Andrew Spears, Rebecca Davis and Rhonda Kaye Miller. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ethel Taylor Howard; a sister, Lency Spears Shawley; a brother-in-law, Andrew B. Spears; and a grandnephew, Richard Jerome Miller. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/17/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Andrew Murray Mathers, 74, who was retired from the Department of Transportation, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday at Whiddon Lake Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. EST Monday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333). He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is survived by two daughters, Marilyn Mathers of Crawfordville and Carolyn Mathers of Orlando; two brothers, John W. Mathers and Calvin C. Morgan, both of Crawfordville; two sisters, Martha F. Yonsn of Baton Rouge, La., and Dorothy J. Riso and Spring Hill; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/15/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Eula Smith Mathers, 99, a homemaker, died Friday, September 21, 2007, at Hospice House in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Monday at Friendship Primitive Baptist Church in Medart, with burial at Pigott Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday 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, or Children's Lighthouse, 7771 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32309. She was a lifelong resident of Wakulla County. She was a member of Medart Assembly of God Church and later a member of Friendship Primitive Baptist Church. She was married in 1933 to Horace Mathers, who died in 1962. She had a natural "green thumb" and loved gardening. She dearly loved quilting with the church ladies in her earlier years and also enjoyed cooking and canning for her family. She faithfully attended church and greatly loved listening to gospel music. Attending the Senior Center was also a favorite weekly event in her later years. She is survived by a son, Frank Mathers (and wife Connie) of Crawfordville; three daughters, Chris Roberts (and husband Bill) of Sopchoppy, Rachel McClain (and husband Bill) of Tallahassee and Mary Mathers-Decker of DeBary, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, making up five generations. She was devoted to her family who will miss her guidance, influence, love and presence very much, but rejoice that she is now filled with peace and joy in the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/22/2007.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Lizzie Addison Mathers, 92, a homemaker, died Wednesday, July 7, 2004, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Friday at Bellview Freewill Baptist Church in Bellview, Ga., with burial at the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. She was born in Bellview and lived in Crawfordville for 30 years. She was a member of Ivan Assembly of God Church. She is survived by a son, John Bryant Addison of Chapin, S.C.; three stepsons, Flavey Mathers (and wife Hilda) and Gale Mathers (and wife Alice), both of Crawfordville, and Jasper Mathers (and wife Mary) of Tallahassee; a daughter, Barbara A. Spears of Spring Creek; a brother, Robert Felton Sheffield of Lake Charles, La.; two sisters, Lucille Bentley of Cairo, Ga., and Emmalou Clenney (and husband John) of Blakely, Ga.; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/8/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Dr. Richard Woodson Mathews, M.D., 43, a medical doctor with Family Practice for 10 years, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003, in Tallahassee, after battling cancer for a year. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia L. Mathews. The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. EST 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. He was born in Atlanta and was a resident of Crawfordville since 1999, moving from Tallahassee. He attended medical school in Augusta, Ga., and did his residency program at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. He was a Baptist and a loving and caring person to all. He was very gifted when taking care of his patients, treating them like one of his own family. He was also an adventurous and funny person. He will be missed by all who knew him. He is also survived by three daughters, Amy L. Mathews of Tallahassee and Stephanie N. Mathews and Katherine M. "Katie" Mathews, both of Crawfordville; a brother, Wayne Mathews, M.D., of Augusta, Ga.; and a sister, Terry Mathews of Atlanta. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/20/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Wilton S. "Matt" Mathis, 80, who retired as a principal from the Wakulla County school system, died Tuesday, June 20, 2006, after a long battle with chronic lung disease. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Frances P. Mathis. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Saturday at Crawfordville United Metohdist Church, with burial at Aaran Annex Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. EDT today at Crawfordville United Methodist Church. Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Crawfordville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 37, Crawfordville, FL 32326, or Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. A native of Hot Springs, Ark., "Coach" Mathis was a resident of Wakulla County for more than 50 years. He was an educator for 40 years, teaching several generations of families. Matt was a teacher and a coach and the interaction with students was what he loved best. He also served as an athletic director, principal and deputy superintendent of transportation, building administrators and federal programs for Wakulla County. He gave service to school districts in Union County, Ark., and Okaloosa County. Matt was a member of Crawfordville United Methodist Church. He taught many Sunday-school classes and sang in the choir. He was a past master of Crawford Lodge 294 F&AM. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving from 1942 to 1946. Other survivors include a son, Eric W. Mathis (and wife Beverly); a daughter, Anne Mathis Stout; a brother, T. Ronald Mathis (and wife Agnes); five grandchildren, Christopher E. Mathis (and wife Tiffany), Summer S. Green (and husband Jeff), Rebecca M. Dickey (and husband Wayne), David Mathis Stout and Ryan Mathis; six great-grandchildren; and a relative, Vera Wirick. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 6/22/2006 - 6/23/2006.
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SOPCHOPPY - Elizabeth Elaine Revell Matthews, 53, who was a Medicaid research specialist for the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, died Tuesday, March 28, 2006. She is survived by her husband, Ken Matthews. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Friday at Sopchoppy Southern Baptist Church, with burial 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). She was a charter member of Sopchoppy Southern Baptist Church and a troop leader for Girl Scouts of America. She was a friend to many people. She loved to read books and sew. She loved her animals, especially her dog, Lady. Other survivors include two daughters, Stephenie Matthews of Tallahassee and Sarah Hamilton of Crawfordville; a brother, Hardy Revell of Crawfordville; and four sisters, Eugena Moore of Adell, Ga., Mary Lenora Parker of Valdosta, Ga., and Marie Smith Buzbee and Mattie Jordan, both of Woodville. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/30/2006.
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Crawfordville - Alfred S. "Max" Maxon Jr., 79, a stocker for Winn-Dixie, died Tuesday, July 29, 2003. The memorial service will be at 3 p.m. EDT Sunday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4538 in Panacea. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) is handling arrangements. Born in Independence, Mo., he was a Navy veteran. He had lived in Crawfordville since 1997, moving from Kansas City, Mo. He was of the Latter-day Saints faith and was a life member of the VFW, Disabled American Veterans and American Legion. Survivors include three sons, Troy L. Maxon of Woodville, David R. Maxon of Sugar Creek, Mo., and Willie Maxon of Independence; two daughters, Martha Adams and Mary Jo Lewis, both of Independence; and his companion, Blondell Wilson of Crawfordville. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/2/2003.
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Howard Mayo, 69, a mechanic for NASA, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006. The graveside service will be at noon CST Thursday at New Ponce de Leon, in Ponce de Leon. Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) in Crawfordville is handling arrangements. He was born in New Orleans, La, and had been a resident of Tallahassee since 1988. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. He was a member of the V.F.W. and the Moose Lodge. He was a Baptist. Survivors include two sons, Dean and Keith Mayo, both of Tallahassee, and three grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/8/2006.
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MEDART - Services for Jewel W. McAdams who died Tuesday, October 9 at the Dilday Funeral Home in her hometown of Huntingdon. Burial was in Chapel Hill Methodist Church near Huntingdon. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Alzheimer's Program through the Wakulla County Senior Center in Crawfordville, Florida. Mrs. McAdams was born in Huntingdon on November 3, 1907. She was the oldest of five children of Otha B. and Estelle Conyers Wilcox. She attended Bethel College and became a school teacher. For many years, she lived in Memphis. After her husband, Johnnie D. McAdams, died, she returned to Huntingdon to continue teaching and retired in 1973. She was a long-term member of Chapel Hill Methodist Church in Huntingdon. For the last twelve years she lived in Florida, coming to Wakulla County from Orlando in 1995. She is survived by a daugher, Pat Ashley of Panacea, Florida; a brother, James Wilcox of Hollow Rock; a sister, Nelle Presson of Trezevant; two grandchildren and several nephews and nieces. The McKenzie Banner On-line (Tenn.) OBITUARIES FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2001
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Jeannette McBride, 62, a retired computer programmer for the Florida Department of Management Services, died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, at her daughter's home in Crawfordville. The service will be at noon EDT Thursday at the chapel of Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193 orwww.bevisfuneral.com). Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. She was a native of West Palm Beach and was a resident of Tallahassee for the past 35 years. A cancer survivor for the past 25 years, she was one of the founders of the Cancer Survivors Club of Tallahassee. Survivors include her mother, Jean Charnovich of Franklin, N.C.; two daughters, Jennifer Lynn McBride Sutton of Crawfordville and Cynthia W. Haviland of Louisville, Ky.; a brother, Oliver L. Brown Jr. of West Palm Beach; a sister, Sharon Brown of Oklahoma City; two grandchildren, Crystal Rutland of Orangeburg, S.C., and John E. Sutton Jr. of Crawfordville; and two great-grandchildren, Lee and Desereah Rutland. She was preceded in death on Aug. 30 by her son, Michael Kent McBride. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/8/2004
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Katheryn Elizabeth McCabe, 86, a retired businesswoman and musician, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006. A private family service will be at Shell Point. 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. A native of St. Joseph, Mo., she lived in Miami for many years and moved to Tallahassee in the 1990's. She was a gifted musician. Survivors include a son, Edward McCabe of St. Petersburg; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathleen and Alan Lamarche of Shell Point and Kelly and John Rojas of Tallahassee; five grandchildren and their spouses, Daniel and Rachel Lamarche of Minnesota, Mary Kate and Richard Lettera, Scott and Lydia Rojas, Kasey and Blake Brown and Kerry and Michael Winegardner of Tallahassee; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, DeSoto B. McCabe, in 1977. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/27/2006.
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Geraldine Howell McCall, 88, died Tuesday, April 25, 2006, in Madison. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191), with burial at Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. EDT today at the funeral home. She was born and grew up in Mayo and, except for a brief period, had lived in the Tallahassee area since 1938. She retired from the state of Florida Division of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Survivors include two sons, Daniel A. McCall (and wife Gail) and Marion George McCall, both of Tallahassee; a sister, Florence Manring (and husband Ed) of Salem, Ala.; a sister-in-law, Claudia Howell of Tallahassee; three grandchildren, Alan McCall (and wife Marianne) of Tallahassee, Roy McCall (and wife Cheryl) of Sopchoppy and Carrie Ley (and husband Frank) of Miami; and four great-grandchildren, Lauren McCall, Brandon McCall and Dillon McCall, all of Sopchoppy, and Samaurai Ley of Miami. She was preceded in death by her parents, Calvin and Della Howell; a sister, Nellie Howell; and a brother, Arthur Howell. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 4/26/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Hugh McCallister, 73, a self-employed farmer, died Monday, September 3, 2007, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Waunell McCallister. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Friday at Panacea First Baptist Church in Panacea, with burial at Whiddon Lake Cemetery in Crawfordville. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) in Crawfordville. Memorial contributions may be made to Panacea First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 116, Panacea, FL 32346. He was a native of Wakulla County, a former county commissioner and a member of the Wakulla Cattlemen's Association. He owned Mack's Custom Cuts. He was a member of Panacea First Baptist Church, where he was a deacon. He is also survived by a son, Ronnie Hugh McCallister (and wife Debra) of Shadeville; a daughter, Michelle Gerrell (and husband Randall) of Shadeville; a sister, Greggie Hull of Crawfordville; four grandchildren, Matt Gerrell (and wife Cary), Mandy Gerrell, Meghan McCallister and Jeremiah James Hugh McCallister; and many nieces and nephews. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 9/5/2007 - 9/6/2007.
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GRIFFIN - Eddie Mae McCalvin, 90, formerly of Tallahassee, died Sunday, June 27, 2004. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT today at Flat Creek Freewill Baptist Church in Colquitt. The Revs. Gene Luke and Robert Johns will officiate. Internment will follow in the church cemetery. The viewing will be from 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday until the funeral hour. Conner-Westbury Funeral Home (770-227-2300) is handling arrangements. Mrs. McCalvin was born in Jackson on Oct. 17, 1913, to John N. Swearingain and Carrie Hart Swearingain. She was a member of Colquitt Assembly of God Church, but since moving to Griffin she had been attending the North Griffin Congregational Holiness Church. She is survived by her daughter, Ruth Roland (and husband Eugene) of Griffin; a son, Earl McCalvin and (wife Cathy) of Tifton, Ga.; a daughter-in-law, Barbara McCalvin of Crawfordville; grandchildren, great-grandchildren; a sister, Fannie Kelly of Dade City; a brother, Edward Swearingain (and wife Estelle) of Savannah, Ga.; a sister-in-law, Bessie Swearingain of Colquitt and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilburn McCalvin. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 6/29/2004 - 6/30/2004.
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Barbara Ann McCaul, 71, a retired real estate broker, died Wednesday, July 10, 2005. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Friday at Woodland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Faith Funeral Home (850-539-4300). Online visitors can sign the guest registry at www.faithfuneral home.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1131, Fairfax, VA 22038. Survivors include a son, Randall S. McCaul (and wife Vanessa) of Savannah; three daughters, Peggy A. McCaul Ames (and husband Clint) of El Cajun, Calif., Bethany L. McCaul Ivey (and husband Danny) of Woodbury, Ga., and Merry McCaul-Henry (and husband Mark) of Crawfordville; six grandchildren, Joseph Ivey (and wife Amanda), Daniel and Michael Ivey, all of Woodbury, Ga., Morgan Henry of Crawfordville and Ryan and Robbie McCaul, both of Savannah; two great-grandchildren, Chrystal Ivey and Joseph Ivey Jr., both of Woodbury. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/14/2005.
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SOPCHOPPY - Robert R. McCauley, 77, a maintenance engineer for U.S. Steel Corp., died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife, Louise Harden McCauley. The service will be at 3:30 p.m. EDT today at Sopchoppy United Methodist Church, with burial at West Sop-choppy Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2 p.m. EDT until the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sopchoppy United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 85, Sopchoppy, FL 32358. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. He was born in Atlanta. He was a member of Sopchoppy United Methodist Church and the American Legion. Other survivors include a daughter, Gisele McCauley Runyan (and husband Ken) of Gainesville, Ga.; a brother, John McCauley of Fayetteville, N.C.; and two grandchildren, Ray Runyan III and Amber Runyan. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/27/2005.
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BLOUNTSTOWN - Betty Hentz McClellan, 79, who retired as a teacher after more than 40 years, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004. The service will be at 2 p.m. CDT Sunday at Blountstown United Methodist Church, with burial at Boggs Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. CDT today at Peavy Funeral Home (850-674-2266). Memorial contributions may be made to Blountstown United Methodist Church, 20500 Central Ave. W, Blountstown, FL 32424, or Covenant Hospice, 4349 Lafayette St., Building 2, Marianna, FL 32446. Mrs. McClellan was a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County and was a member of Blountstown United Methodist Church. Survivors include five sons, Eugene Earl McClellan Jr. (and wife RoyLynn) of Alice Springs, Australia, Harry Hentz McClellan (and wife Barbara) of Blountstown, Stephen Allen McClellan (and wife Mary Jane) of Pensacola, William Jeffery McClellan (and wife Dnaleah) of Spring Creek and James Fannin McClellan (and wife Mary) of Pensacola; a brother, Jimmy Hentz (and wife Harriett) of Panama City; two sisters-in-law, Annette Epling of Panama City and Ann McClellan of Blountstown; and 13 grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/7/2004
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Jane Martha McClellan, 71, who retired from Forest High School in Ocala, died Friday, March 28, 2003. No service is planned at this time. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191) is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. She is survived by a son, Michael M. Becker of San Diego; two daughters, Sue Massa of Crawfordville and Lorr Becker Elias of St. Simons Island, Ga. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 4/3/2003.
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Jordan Brooks "J.B." McCollum, 75, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at his home. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Sue Herndon McCollum. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at Beggs Funeral Home, Apalachee Parkway Chapel (942-2929). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tallahassee Museum of History & Natural Science, 3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32310, or to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. At his request his body is being donated for scientific research. A lifelong resident of Leon County, he was the son of the late John Edward and Vera Jane McCollum. He graduated from Leon High School shortly after World War II and went to work for the Tallahassee Democrat in the press room and later in the advertising department. In the 1960s he founded the Town and Country Nursery and Garden Shop, later selling to a partner. He then went to work for the Leon County Clerk's office and eventually the Leon County Property Appraiser's office, where he worked from 1961 to 1965. He was elected to the Leon County Commission in 1966 and served until 1978. While on the commission, he was a guiding force behind the development of Tom Brown Park, the Civic Center and the new county library. He was a staunch advocate of environmental protection issues and helped to make the major county regulations about stormwater runoff and tree and landscape protections, while fiercely supporting economic development too. He was also a longtime board member of the Tallahassee Museum of History & Natural Science. He retired in 1990 to enjoy his family and hobbies. Other survivors include three daughters, Carol Jo Matacena (and husband Sebastian) of Miami, Janice Banks (and husband Brewster) of Tampa, and Judy Laster (and husband Tom) of Wakulla Station; eight grandchildren, Brooks Rumenik (and husband Peter) of Tallahassee, Britt Hall (and husband Mark) of Littleton, Colo., Sebastian J. Matacena of Miami, Ian Banks (and wife Chau) of Tampa, Ely Banks of Tallahassee, Jordan Banks of Tampa, Jamie Laster of Jacksonville and Sheri Laster of Wakulla Station; six great-grandchildren, Jade, Lily and Coral, all of Littleton, and Reid, Madison and Audrey, all of Tallahassee; and his loyal canine companion, "Willie T." Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/23/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Joyce Lorraine McComb, 63, a homemaker, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, in Tallahassee. No services are planned. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) is handling arrangements. She was born in Flint, Mich., and was a resident of Wakulla County for eight years. She was a Baptist. She is survived by two sons, Danny McComb of Crawfordville and Leonard Stuck of Michigan; a brother, Gordie Green of Michigan; and six grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/13/2002
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Robert Dean McCown, 67, an assistant sergeant-at-arms for the state of Florida, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2005, at his residence. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Dorothy McCown. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Thursday at the chapel of J.W. Call Funeral Home in Pikeville, Ky. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. EST Monday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel in Tallahassee (850-877-8191). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. A native of Pikeville, he had made Tallahassee his home since 1959. He served his country in Korea while he was in the U.S. Army. He was a classic car enthusiast and an avid fisherman, and enjoyed his grandchildren. Other survivors include a son, Tim McCown (and wife Joanna) of Wakulla County; a daughter, Sonja Heeg (and husband Joe) of Tallahassee; a brother, Jack McCown of Greenville, S.C.; and four grandchildren, Jacob and Kelsea McCown and Joey and Natalie Heeg. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/25/2005.
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CHATTAHOOCHEE - Annie Laura McCoy, 79, who retired as a clerk specialist at Florida State Hospital, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 3 p.m. EDT Tuesday at Harvest Assembly of God Church in Chattahoochee, with burial at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Lanier-Andler Funeral Home (850-593-9900). A native of Jackson County, she lived in Chattahoochee since 1951. She was of the Protestant faith. She is survived by two daughters, Gail Davis (and husband Ted) of Quincy and Pam Posey (and husband Jimmy) of Crawfordville; four grandchildren, Lee Davis, Marcus Posey, Megan Posey and Matthew Posey; and two brothers, Shorty Addison (and wife Dot) of Panama City, and David Addison of Macon, Ga. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/23/2006.
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BAINBRIDGE - Vera "RossieMae" McCullers, 74, a homemaker, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004. The service will be at 10 a.m. today at the chapel of Ivey Funeral Home (229-246-3232 orwww.iveyfuneral.com),with a graveside service at 1 p.m. EDT at Whiddon Lake Baptist Church Cemetery in Crawfordville. Mrs. McCullers was born June 18, 1930, the daughter of Eugene White and Beatrice Irene Murkinson White. She was a Baptist. Survivors include three sons, Earl McCullers of Bainbridge, Wayne McCullers of Crawfordville and James McCullers of Tallahassee; three daughters, Carol McCullers of Freeport, Patsy Lynn of Crawfordville and Sheila Scott of Santa Rosa Beach; a brother, Tommy White of Freeport; and four sisters, Virginia Kirkland, Maxine Green, Dorothy Dollar and Maxie Bailey, all of Bainbridge. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Arlene Padgett, and a brother, Ralph White. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/6/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Patricia Louise McCulley, 57, who retired as a government analyst for the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, died Monday, March 7, 2005, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Friday at Lake Ellen Cemetery in Medart. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Thursday 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, or the American Cancer Society, 241 John Knox Road, Suite 100, Tallahassee, FL 32303. She was born in Greensburg, Pa., and had been a resident of Crawfordville since 1981. She was a member of Lake Ellen Baptist Church. She is survived by her father, Richard Carl McCulley Sr. of West Palm Beach; three sons, Ronald McCulley, Scott McCulley and Donovan McCulley, all of Crawfordville; two brothers, Richard C. McCulley Jr. and David McCulley, both of Florence, Ala.; a sister, Susan D. Branson of Tallahassee; and four grandchildren, Douglas, Dalton, Colton and Trevor McCulley. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra McCulley. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/9/2005.
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Loretta Carson McDaniel, 61, died Sunday, June 24, 2007, following a long battle with lung disease. She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Barry McDaniel. The service will be Saturday at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Roanoke, Virginia. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday at Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193). Memorial contributions may be made to Lighthouse Children's Home, 7771 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32309. Born in Newport, Vermont, on October 15, 1945, she moved from Virginia to Tallahassee in 1980. She retired from the Florida Department of Financial Services in 2005. Other survivors include a son, Michael McDaniel (and wife Annette) of Tallahassee; a daughter, Cathy Messer (and husband Wesley) of Tallahassee; her mother, Marie Carson of Tallahassee; a brother, Harry Carson (and wife Brenda) of Tallahassee; a sister, Brenda Poppell (and husband Limon) of St. Marks; three grandchildren, Amber, Michael Jr. and Sherri, all of Tallahassee; an aunt, Frances Spilker; her mother-in-law, Catherine McDaniel; sister-in-law, Sherry Seib (and husband George); and three nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Samuel Carson, and an; infant son, William "Billy" McDaniel. She was very loving wife, mother and grandmother. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/26/2007.
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WAKULLA STATION - Clayton Harold McDonald, 64, who was a carpenter in the construction industry, died Monday, May 5, 2003, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife, Virlon D. "Vickie" McDonald. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333), with burial at Arran Cemetery Addition. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at the funeral home. Born in Columbus, Ga., he was a resident of Wakulla Station and Tallahassee for 33 years. He was a member of Haywood Cates Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon. He was an Army veteran and a Navy veteran. Other survivors include a son, Tim McDonald (and wife Laura) of Wakulla Station; a daughter, Penny Coshatt (and husband Bobby) of Wakulla Station; and four grandchildren, J.R. Coshatt, Jason Coshatt, Clay Coshatt and Shawn Coshatt. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/7/2003.
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Georgia Marie McDuffie, 65, died Monday, July 17, 2006, in Crawfordville, while surrounded by family and close friends. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191). Burial will be at Woodville Cemetery in Woodville. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EDT today at the funeral home. Mrs. McDuffie will be greatly missed by all. She was a loving mother and anchor for the family. Survivors include two sons, Henry McDuffie Jr. and Richard McDuffie; three daughters, Julie Crosby (and husband Glenn), Shari Chatham and Anita Hill (and husband Wesley); two brothers, Thomas Haire and Eugene Haire; two sisters, Ella Louise Connell and Norma Stewart; six grandchildren, Bo Hughes, Jeff Chatham, Stevie Chatham, Lee Chatham, Hunter Hill and Peyton Hill; and two great-grandchildren, Lynda-Marie Hughes and John Glenn Hughes. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Henry McDuffie, and a daughter, Robin McDuffie. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/19/2006.
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Mary Frances Tully McGinty, 87, of Irving, Texas, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, after an extended illness. The service will be at noon EST Saturday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191), with burial at Oakland Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour before the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Research, 4144 N. Central Expressway, Suite 750, Dallas, TX 75204. Frankie was born in Tallahassee to William C. Tully and Winnie Pigott Tully. She descended from the pioneer Wakulla County family of James Calvin Pigott and Nancy Raker Pigott. She was educated in the Leon County school system. Survivors include seven children, Denise McGinty, Emerald McGinty, Kevin McGinty and Timothy McGinty, all of Dallas, Michael McGinty (and wife Kristine) of Swansea, Ill., Erin McGinty Smith (and husband Mark) of Irving and Pamela S. Sanders (and husband Tom) of Niceville; six grandchildren, Patrick McGinty (and wife Debbie) of Aurora, Colo., Audrey McGinty of Keystone, Colo., and Sean and Katie McGinty of Swansea, Shannon Sanders and Julia Sanders, both of Niceville; two great-grandchildren, Christian and Aidan McGinty of Aurora; a brother, Jack Tully Sr. (and wife Sue) of Tallahassee; a sister, Winifred Hughes (and husband Ed) of Lake Wales; and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas P. McGinty; a son, Pat McGinty; two sisters, Lillie Mae Abstein and Elizabeth Tully Payne; and three brothers, L.C. Tully, James C. Tully and Robert H. Tully. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/29/2006.
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Joseph "Joey" Thomas McGuire, 47, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005. The service will be at 7:30 p.m. EST Tuesday at Abbey-Riposta Funeral Home (850-562- 1518). Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Covenant Hospice, 1545 Raymond Diehl Road, Suite 102, Tallahassee, FL 32308. Joey was born January 20, 1958, in Tallahassee. He was the second of five children. He was a member of the Tallahassee Tumbling Tots during his childhood and developed a talent for music and drama. During his teen years, his family moved to Easley, S.C., where he graduated from Easley High School in 1975. In August, 1975, he joined the U.S. Army and was a 1976 graduate of Fort Jackson Military School of Administrations, Columbia, S.C. He served 13 months stateside in Assistive Instructional training and for 17 months in Germany as the Colonel's driver and attache. After an honorable discharge, Joey returned to Easley and to his wife of eight years, Holly Stewart. He was employed in the printing industry as a graphic artist and prepress technician. He attended Tri-County Technical College in Easley and Tallahassee Community College in Tallahassee. From 1984 to 1989, Joey worked for Homes & Land in Tallahassee as an ad layout operator. From 1989 to 1990, he was an information specialist with Florida State University's Academic Computing Network Services. During 1990 and 1991, he was an adjunct professor at FSU's College of Communication where he taught desktop publishing, graphic design and software training. From April 1990 to March 1995, Joey was a computer and publications consultant/conference manager for the Center for Public Management at FSU. He developed, organized and managed the Florida Government Technology Conference during this time, a statewide conference with several thousand people in attendance. From 1995 to 2002, Joey held positions as a senior graphic artist/designer and service bureau manager for printing companies in New Orleans, Tallahassee, Cape Coral and West Palm Beach. From 1995 to present, he was a consultant, conference manager and graphic designer for Meeting Makers Inc. in Tallahassee. During his dual career as a graphic designer and meeting planner, and in addition for FGTC, a sampling of the events he organized are: the Florida House of Representatives Retreat, Florida Comparison of Environmental Risks Conference, Southeast Regional Environmental Indicators Conference, and the Seminar Series for the Florida Association of Court Clerks/Comptrollers and MacAdamia Southeast 1990 and 1991 Conferences. Joey was a valued member of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals, Florida Capital Chapter, for 10 years, serving in various positions on the board and committees. He was the chapter's newsletter editor and designer and won "Best Newsletter" in national competition in 1991, 1993 and 1994. He was awarded the prestigious "William L. Harnage Award for Education" in 1992, and the "President's Award of Honor for Dedicated Service and Outstanding Leadership" in 1993. He has presented numerous seminars on desktop publishing, QuarkXPress, Microsoft, Adobe Illustrator, newsletter design and publishing. He was proficient with both Macintosh and PC platforms. Joey was a true and loyal friend. He always had a generous spirit, a kind and loving heart, a warm smile and an encouraging voice. He was a gracious professional, a talented musician and an excellent dancer. He embraced life to the fullest, was unafraid to take risks and never met a stranger. He had a strong belief in God and lived his life accordingly, always hopeful and forever forgiving. He was and still is an inspiration to all who know him. Survivors include his loving and dedicated mother, Peggy Bridges, and her mother, Hazel Maiwold, both of Tallahassee; his father, Bobby Jack McGuire Sr. (and wife Vivian) of Tallahassee; three brothers, Bobby Jack "Chipper" McGuire Jr. (and wife Linda), Glenn Allen "Chick" McGuire of Greenville, S.C., and Gerald Michael "Bud" McGuire of Tallahassee; a sister, Peggy Sue Ward Longver (and husband Joe) of Crawfordville; a half brother, Scott McGuire of Tallahassee; two stepsisters, Kimberly and Kathy Pringle; five nieces, Nakima Misty, Aftan, Savahanna, Vivian and Brittany; five nephews, David Lee, Jake, Shane, Michael and Jordan; two grandnieces, Emily and Alexis; and a grandnephew, Toby Jay. Joey will be sorely missed by his closest friends, Barbara Ann Cox, Joanne Snair, Rich Stewart, Shephen Kelly, Tara Bull, Linda Wiman, Michelle Streath, John Seegers, Delane Hall and Ralph and Kathy Keiffer. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/28/2005.
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Crawfordville - Michael L. McKamey, 59, who worked for Publix, died Sunday, July 13, 2003, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his fiancee, Sandra Davis. A private family service will be later. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191) is handling arrangements. Other survivors include his mother, Elsie G. McKamey of Tallahassee; a son, Michael McKamey Jr. of Washington; two daughters, Pamela Kyllonen of Tallahassee and Michelle Leigh McKamey of Washington; a brother, Frank McKamey of Carrabelle; two sisters, Margaret Beaumont of Tallahassee and Barbara L. McBride (and husband Larry) of Tallahassee; and four grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/15/2003.
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Billy Ray McKenzie, 69 of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away November 30, 2004. Mr. McKenzie served in the United States Air Force. A private family visitation will be held at Camelback Sunset Chapel. Graveside Services were held Friday, December 3, 2004 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ. Published in the Arizona Republic on 12/9/2004.
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Sopchoppy - Bob McKenzie, 79, who retired from the military after 20 years, died Thursday, July 10, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Agnes McKenzie. A graveside service will at 11 a.m. EDT Monday at West Sopchoppy Cemetery with full miltary honors. Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. EDT Sunday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333). He was a native of Sopchoppy and a Baptist. After serving in the military, he was employed for many years by state and county governments as a heavy equipment operator. Other survivors include two daughters, Helen Reese (and husband Alan) and Robin Oaks (and husband Clay), both of Crawfordville; four sisters-in-law, Geneva Richards, Elizabeth Griffin, Betty Tucker and Peggy Brooks; a granddaughter, Brooke Reese; a grandson, Seth Oak; a great-grandson, Lyric Oaks; and other family members and friends. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/12/2003.
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SOPCHOPPY - Daniel Lee "Boots" McKenzie, 50, a seafood processor, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday at Sanborn Cemetery in Sopchoppy. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Monday 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. A lifelong resident of Sopchoppy, he attended Panacea Full Gospel Church. He is survived by a son, Daniel McKenzie II of Eastpoint; a daughter, Katie McKenzie of Eastpoint; seven sisters, Loyce Reeves (and husband Wilbur) of Crawfordville, Debbie Ingram (and husband Steve) of Sopchoppy, Naomi McKenzie of Tallahassee, Vonniciel Blackman (and husband Red) of Panacea, Connie White (and husband Bob) of Hastings, Frances Lombard (and husband Tom) of Ocala and Marian Blackman of Sopchoppy; two brothers, Dickie McKenzie (and wife Robyn) of Tallahassee and Fraiser Martin (and wife Mec) of Panacea; and a host of nieces and nephews who loved him dearly. He was preceded in death by his parents, D.W. and Keturah McKenzie, and a brother, Donnie McKenzie. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/21/2005.
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Crawfordville - Glenda McKenzie, 52, owner of Glenda's Country Store, died Tuesday, July 22, 2003. She is survived by her husband of 22 years, Marvin McKenzie. The service will be at 4 p.m. EDT today at Riversink Baptist Church in Crawfordville, with burial at New Hope Cemetery in Tallahassee. Family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the family residence. Memorial contributions may be made to Riversink Baptist Church, 803 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191) is handling arrangements. She was a member of Riversink Baptist Church. Other survivors include three sons, Donnie Miller (and fiancee Cindy Lunsford) of Crawfordville, Scooter Wooley (and wife Denise) of Tallahassee and Layne McKenzie (and wife Charlene) of Crawfordville; two daughters, Laurie Preston (and husband Daniel) and Lee Ann McKenzie, both of Crawfordville; two brothers, Buddy Bradley and Robert Bradley (and wife Toni), both of Alabama; three sisters, Margaret Ashworth (and husband Ray) of Jay, JoAnn Balweber (and husband Douglas) of North Dakota and Carolyn Bradley of Crawfordville; and three grandchildren, Jessica McKenzie, Christian McKenzie and "Nanny's little angel," Harley Grace Preston. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/24/2003.
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Kendall McKenzie, 73, of Tallahassee died Thursday at Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center. The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at McKenzie Cemetery in Sopchoppy. Memorial contributions may be made may be made to the American Heart Association, 1209 Lee Ave., Tallahassee 32303. A native of Sopchoppy, he had lived in Tallahassee since 1951. He was a retired radio dispatcher for Robert Sand Co., and a member of Faith Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mary McKenzie of Tallahassee; two sons, Kenneth McKenzie and Gary McKenzie, both of Tallahassee; four daughters, Evon Strickland and Freeda Welch, both of Crawfordville, Wanda McKenzie of Panama City and Janice Jasper of Tallahassee; a brother, Judson McKenzie of Tallahassee; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. (Culley?s MeadowWood Riggins Road Chapel) Published 23 Nov 1990 in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Lois Elaine McKenzie, 53, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, John R. McKenzie. A memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m. EST Tuesday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191). Memorial contributions ay be made to Covenant Hospice, 1545 Raymond Diehl Road, Suite 102, Tallahassee, FL 32308. A native of Manahawkin, N.J., she had made Wakulla County her home for the past 26 years. Other survivors include a daughter, Gabrielle Elizabeth McKenzie; a brother, Keith Baum; and a sister, Susan Haines. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/14/2004.
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QUINCY - Mitchell Thefton "Mack" McKenzie, 82, who retired from retail sales, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 59 years, Kathryn McKenzie. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday at Timberlane Church of Christ in Tallahassee, with burial at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Timberlane Road Chapel (850-893-4177). Born in Wakulla County, he was lifelong resident of this area. A member of Timberlane Church of Christ, he was a World War II Army veteran. Other survivors include a son, Mike McKenzie (and wife Shirley) of Tallahassee; four daughters, Sandi Bass (and husband James), Ann Gordey (and husband Richard) and Kathie Sue Bennett (and husband Jim), all of Tallahassee, and Linda Comerford (and husband James) of Marianna; a brother, Grady F. McKenzie (and wife Eleanor) of Crawfordville; a sister, Delores Revell (and husband Jim) of Ocala; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/24/2005.
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SOPCHOPPY - Phillip L. McKenzie, 66, died Sunday, May 6, 2007, at his residence. The graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday at Sanborn Cemetery in Sopchoppy. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191) is handling arrangements. He was a Christian. He loved music and was an avid guitarist and will be remembered as a very caring person. Survivors include his brother, Roger D. McKenzie Sr. (and his wife Dean); two sons, Mankey and Jerry Raker; three daughters, Patricia Dalton, Tammy Sanders and Amy Ingram; his aunt and uncle, Deanie and Leon Crum; three nieces; three nephews; three great-nephews; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/8/2007.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Suzanne Renee McKenzie, 40, who was a nurses aide, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2003. She is survived by her husband, Billy McKenzie. The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday at Woodville Cemetery in Woodville. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EDT today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Woodville (421-2333). She was born in Orange Park, and moved from Tallahassee to Crawfordville where she lived for two months. She was a Baptist. Other survivors include a daughter, Sabrina Blanco of Crawfordville; two sons, Ralph Blanco of Crawfordville and Willie McKenzie of Tallahassee; her mother, Joann Bazemore (and husband David) of Woodville; her father, Maryland Whitaker of Starke; a brother, David Whitaker of Tallahassee; two sisters, Rhonda Mann and Deborah Whitaker, both of Jacksonville; two grandchildren, Hallie Pitts and Kayla McKenzie; and her fiance, Charles E. Willis of Crawfordville. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/22/2003.
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Carrabelle - Eddie McKinney, 53, a tractor driver for Sapp Logging Co., died Thursday, June 5, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice L. McKinney. The service will be at noon EDT Saturday at Assembly of God Church in Carrabelle, with burial at Isles of Rest Cemetery. Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee (224-2139) is handling arrangements. He was a Baptist. Other survivors include a son, Christopher Andrews of St. Petersburg; two stepsons, Sean R. Madison of Gainesville and Rodney M. Madison of Miami; five daughters, Chenara I. McKinney of Carrabelle, Ebony Y. McKinney of Blountstown, Erica Y. McKinney of Panama City and Candi Bryant and Elaine Bryant, both of Tallahassee; a stepdaughter, Tangela Curry of Miami; five brothers, Clifford McKinney of Wakulla, Herbert Lee McKinney of Sanderson and Clarence McKinney, L.C. McKinney and Leroy McKinney, all of Tallahassee; four sisters, Freddie Mae McKinney, Glendora McKinney, Louann McKinney and Frances McKinney, all of Tallahassee; five grandchildren; and 17 stepgrandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/12/2003.
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Calvette Kiswanis McKinnon, 36, the manager of a McDonald's Restaurant, died Tuesday, June 12, 2007. She is survived by her husband of 18 years, Eric McKinnon Sr. The service will be at 1 p.m. EDT Saturday at St. Peter Primitive Baptist Church in Woodville, with burial at St. Peter Cemetery. Strong & Jones Funeral Home (850-224-2139) is handling arrangements. She was born in Tallahassee and graduated from Wakulla High School in 1988. She was a member of St. Peter Primitive Baptist Church. She is also survived by three sons, Vincent McKinnon, Eric McKinnon Jr. and Marvaughn; two daughters, Thedrica Woody and Dymond Turner; two stepsons, Jordan and Omarion McKinnon; five stepdaughters, Victoria, Latriyka, Jasmin, Brittany and Shakary McKinnon, all of Tallahassee; her father, Calvin Nelson Sr. (and Mary Alice) of Wakulla; her mother and stepfather, Dorothy Gavin Brown (and Robert) of Quincy; a brother, Calvin Nelson Jr. of Tallahassee; three sisters, Pamela Y. Brown (and Johnny) of Quincy, Lisa Street of Jacksonville and Bernadette Hayes (and Frederick) of Tallahassee; her maternal grandmother, Dorothy Randolph (and Manual Sr.) of Wakulla; her maternal grandfather, Elmer Gavin (and Eva) of Wakulla; her paternal grandfather, Calvin Nelson of Wakulla; her godmother, Angeline Donaldson of Sopchoppy; her mother-in-law, Brenda Brown of San Diego, Calif.; and a host of nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/14/2007.
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PANACEA - James E. McKinnon, 69, a U.S. Postal Service employee and an electrical engineer, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2006. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday at Panacea Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. EST until the service Tuesday at the cemetery. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926- 3333) is handling arrangements. Survivors include an aunt, Myrtle Roden; three cousins, Judy Robinson, Barbara Mathews and Glenda Young; three stepsons, Roger Savage, Terry Savage and Tim Savage; and four stepgrandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/9/2006.
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Crawfordville - SedaV Raker McLaughlin, 89, a merchant, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, in Medart. The service will be at 3 p.m. EDT Wednesday at Lake Ellen Baptist Church in Medart, with burial at Lake Ellen Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333). Active Pallbearers include Morris Brown, Jamie McLaughlin, Daryl McLaughlin, Richie Bruce, Jason Forrester, Jared Forrester and Jonas Forrester. Honorary Pallbearers include Homer Harvey, Joe Crutchfield, Ralph Fox, John Pigott, Nat Whaley and David Chapman. She was a lifelong resident of Wakulla County. She was a member of Lake Ellen Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Golden Heirs, Adult Four Ladies Sunday School Class and of the W.M.U.'s. She was the longest active member of Lake Ellen Baptist Church and was baptized on Aug. 9, 1931. She along with her late husband "Buddy Mac," owned and operated Mac's Grocery and Gas Station for over 40 years; he passed away on Aug. 28, 1991. In her later years she was very active in her church activities and most of all with her family. Survivors include two sons, Murray McLaughlin (and wife Helen) of Shell Point and Jamie McLaughlin (and wife Betty) of Tallahassee; two daughters, Kathryn DeSherlia (and husband Paul) of Medart and Betty Sue Bruce (and husband Larry) of Medart; 13 grandchildren, Sylvia Forrester, Morris Brown, Jamie McLaughlin, Daryl McLaughlin, Don McLaughlin, Leanne Gregory , Bobbi Cawley, Kelli Lund, Robbie Zimmerman, Pam Strickland, Richie Bruce, Christie Hogan and Marty Criswell; 35 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; a devoted friend and caregiver, Dora Mae Webster of Crawfordville; and a host of nieces and nephews. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/3/2002.
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Bryan Jennings McMath Sr., 54, of 3418 Prock Drive, died early today at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, after a lengthy illness. He was a lifelong resident of the Leon County area. McMath was owner of Tallahassee Fogging and Pest Control Company. He was a Mason and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Vivienne McMath, Tallahassee; two sons, Bryan McMath Jr., Tallahassee; and Bill McMath, Los Angeles, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Beverly Hagan, Tallahassee; two sisters, Mrs. Inez Blackwell, Marietta, Ga.; Mrs. Doris Gentry, Tallahassee; and three grandchildren. Bevis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Published Feb 1970 in the Tallahassee Democrat.
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Chattahoochee - Geneva Evans McMillan, 77, a homemaker, died Tuesday, July 1, 2003, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 1 p.m. EDT Saturday at Friendship AME Church in Chattahoochee, with burial at Bonnie Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at the church. Madry Memorial Funeral Chapel in Quincy (875-2665) is handling arrangements. A native of Camden, S.C., she lived in Bridgeport, Conn., for many years and in Chattahoochee for 31 years. She was a member of Friendship AME Church and of the Caring, Helping and Sharing Club. For 40 years she was married to the Rev. Clifford McMillan Sr. who was pastor of churches in the West Florida Conference of the AME Church for 24 years. She was a devoted supporter of his ministry and was a member of the West Florida Conference of the AME Church Ministers and Spouses Alliance. She devoted her life to her husband and family. She is survived by a daughter, Vanessa Hairston (and husband Arthur) of Chattahoochee; three sons, Clifford McMillan Jr. (and wife Cecelia) of Tallahassee, Dr. Damon C. McMillan Sr. (and wife Jacquelyn) of Crawfordville and Vander McMillan of Jacksonville; a stepdaughter, Gilda Gray (and husband Aaron) of Jacksonville; a sister, Mary Shropshire of Camden; a brother, General Evans of Bronx, N.Y.; five sisters-in-law, Mildred Evans of Camden, Mae McMillan of Merritt Island, Eleanor Johnson and Thelma Richardson (and husband Aaron), both of Fort Pierce, and Virginia Glover of Bradenton; six grandchildren, Shekeya Fort (and husband Deshaun), Clifford Z. McMillan III, Lehana Hairston, Damon McMillan Jr., Lavon McMillan and Dallas Brown; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband on Jan. 8, 2002. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/4/2003.
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MONTICELLO - Linda Brock McMullen, 57, died Friday, July 30, 2004.The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Monday at Beggs Funeral Home, Monticello Chapel (850-997-5612), with burial at Elizabeth Cemetery in Jefferson County. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. EDT today at the funeral home.She was born in Jacksonville and had lived in Orlando before moving to Monticello in 1986. She was a Baptist. She was an avid Elvis Presley fan. She was loved by all her friends and family.She is survived by her husband, Dalton McMullen of Monticello; five daughters, Lisa Brock Myers of Monticello, Pamela Brock of Orlando, LeAnne McMullen Jones of Brunswick, Ga., Sherri "Midget" McMullen and Becky McMullen, both of Crawfordville; a brother, Robert "Bobby" Watson of Crawfordville; five grandchildren, Tyler, Kayla, Joshua, Dillon and Jon-Eric; and a great-grandchild, Noah. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/1/2004.
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PERRY - Odis Wilson McMullen, 84, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Lucy McMullen. The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. EST today at Woodlawn Cemetery in Perry. Beggs Funeral Home in Perry (850-838-2929) is handling arrangements. Survivors include two sons, Odis McMullen Jr. of Mandalay and Patrick McMullen of Perry; two daughters, Martha Frostick of Perry and Margaret McMullen of Crawfordville; a brother, William McMullen of Perry; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/24/2002
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CRAWFORDVILLE - John Avery McPherson, 63, a boatwright consultant , died unexpectedly, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at his home. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 37 years, Dianna Phillips McPherson. A nine-day rosary and Mass is being planned in San Diego, Calif. A local memorial service and celebration of his life is being planned for family and friends to gather and tell tall tales of his life. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. A native of North Carolina, he attended Tallahassee Community College and Florida State University in Tallahassee and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was employed in various occupations, including a state diver, commercial fisherman, surveyor and mechanic. His interests included computers and motorcycles. He also had a lifelong love of boats and sailing, including his experience with the design and sailing of the 1973 USA World Cup Team Moonshadow. He was a respected boatwright and consultant extraordinaire for many years. He was a beloved mentor to many throughout his life. His mottoes were "what goes around, comes around" and "pass it on." He helped many and encouraged them to "pass it on" by helping others. Other survivors include a brother, Wilson "Wil" Arthur Jr.; an adopted brother, Kenneth "Ken" Funchess; four aunts, Nell Sexton, Constance Cooke, Pat Cregger and Lilly Hawk (and husband Don); four nephews, Roger "Buddy" Williams IV, Nicholas Avery Arthur, Liam Rubarth-Lay and Ryan Baker; four nieces, Melanie Bishop, Emilie Arthur, Marlene Roop Smith and Shelby Argent; a brother-in-law, Charles K. Logan; and three godchildren, Dr. John D. Tolli, Susan Tolli Morgan and Bonnie Milam Cutler. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/6/2005.
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Crawfordville - Sarah Elizabeth Sisson Meador, 70, who retired from Wakulla Springs Lodge, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, in Tallahassee. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Willie L. "Bill" Meador. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Saturday at Wakulla United Methodist Church in Wakulla Station, with burial at Wakulla Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Friday at Abbey Funeral Home (562-1518). She had been a member of Wakulla United Methodist since 1957. Other survivors include a son, James L. Meador (and wife Kathi) of Wakulla Station; a brother, Kenneth Sisson (and wife Betty) of Chipley; a grandson, Ashton James Meador of Wakulla Station; and a "granddog", Brandi of Wakulla Station. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/19/2003.
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Miriam J. Means, 83, a retired teacher, died Friday, May 27, 2005. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191). Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. EDT Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Shadeville Elementary Library, 45 Warrior Way, Crawfordville, FL 32327. A longtime resident of Tallahassee, she was a teacher with 37 years of service. She retired in 1986 from Caroline Brevard Elementary School, where she received the teacher of the year award. She also taught at St. Marks. She was a member of the Woman's Club, Retired Teacher's Association and Delta Kappa Gamma. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Ernest E. Means; two sons, Dave Means (and wife Sue) of Bristol, N.H., and Phil Means (and wife Lin) of Harrisburg, Pa.; a daughter, Donna Kendrick (and husband Larry) of Woodville; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Dinsmore of Ohio; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren with one more on the way. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/29/2005.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Lorna L. Mellow died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, after a long illness. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at Grace Baptist Church, with the Rev. Calbert Lesley, pastor of Rock Ministries, presiding. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) in Crawfordville is handing arrangements. She was a member of Rock Ministries. She was born in Ellamore, W.Va., in 1924 to Perry and Rena Bodkin. She married Irving Lewis Mellow on Nov. 20, 1962. Survivors include seven children, Frederick P. Westfall of West Virginia, Nancy Garcia of Eastpoint, Eric Mellow of Tallahassee, Serena Loos of North Carolina, Charles Mellow (and wife Amy) of Tallahassee, Stephanie Canady (and husband Stan) of Jacksonville and Andrew Mellow of Crawfordville; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Irving Lewis Mellow. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 2/13/2007.
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Myrtle Harlow Mercer, 100, died Sunday, July 17, 2005. The graveside service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday at Roseland Cemetery in Monticello. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Beggs Funeral Home, Apalachee Parkway Chapel in Tallahassee (850-942-2929). Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1086, Tallahassee, FL 32302, or the Southeastern Scholarship Foundation, 322 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304. A native of Clay County, Ga., she had lived in Tallahassee since 1946. She taught in the Florida school system for many years. She was an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church, the TMRMC Auxiliary, the Retired Educators Association, the ADK Honorary Teachers Society and the UDC Winnie Davis Chapter. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Thelma Harlow of Groves, Texas; a devoted great-niece, Lisa Davis (and husband Danny) of Crawfordville; a niece, Carol Keller (and husband Franklin) of Crawfordville; a nephew, Tom Braswell (and wife Helen) of Monticello; and several other nieces and nephews. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/19/2005.
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Melba L. Merritt, 68, a homemaker, died Monday, Sept. 11, 2006. She was survived by her husband of 51 years, Hubert H. Merritt. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191), with burial at Woodville Cemetery in Woodville. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday at the funeral home. A native of Georgia, she was a longtime Tallahassee-area resident. She was co-owner with her husband of Merritt Painting and Sandblasting. She will be remembered as a devoted wife and loving mother and mother-in-law. Survivors include a daughter, Cindi Merritt Walden (and husband Glenn) of Crawfordville; a son, Gary E. Merritt (and wife Susan) of Tallahassee; a sister, Mary Cameron Helsley; a brother, Winston O'Neal White; two aunts, Cora Joyner and Emma Dean; and an uncle, Horace Glover. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/13/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Steve Merritt, 40, a welder, died Sunday, July 30, 2006. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday at the chapel of Clark Funeral Home (229-377-1414) in Cairo, Ga. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/2/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Martin C. Mertz, 92, a retired executive of the leather industry, died Thursday, April 12, 2007. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Valerie Mertz. A service at Elks Lodge No. 2709 is being planned. Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. Mr. Mertz was born in Newark, N.J., and moved to Crawfordville one year ago from Palm Coast. He was a life member of 51 years and founding officer of Elks Lodge No. 2709 and was a life member and quartermaster of VFW No. 8696. He was also a member of American Legion Post 400. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He loved to travel and enjoyed crossword puzzles. He is survived by two daughters, Valerie Barnard (and husband Steve) of Iowa and Patricia Prout (and husband Charles) of Crawfordville; one sister, Madeline Marottoli (and husband Fred) of Cranford, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Ilana, Rebekah and Cassye; and two great-grandchildren, Emma and Tyler. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 4/15/2007.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Katherine Leonard Messer, 63, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Saturday at Beggs Funeral Home Apalachee Chapel (850-942-2929), with burial at Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 3704, Memphis, TN 38103. A native of Birmingham, Ala., she had resided in the Tallahassee area since 1959. She retired from the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and was a Methodist. Survivors include her husband, Wilburn "Buddy" Messer; two daughters, Donna Lynn McMahan (and husband Paul) of Crawfordville and Lisa R. Messer (and R.J. Scarborugh) of Tallahassee; a brother, Robert N. Leonard (and wife Brenda amd children) of Elmhurst, Ill.; six grandchildren, Jessica, Amy and Ryan Messer and Michael, Eric and Dana McMahan; two great-grandchildren, Erica McMahan and Eric McMahan Jr.; and special nieces and nephews, Wesley Leonard (and wife Debbie and children Beau and Christine) of Birmingham, Wanda Leonard of Moody, Ala., Janice Paskey (and husband Robert) of Seabrook, Texas, and Betty Goad and Bubba and Dorothy Shoemaker, all of Pasadena, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred N. Leonard Sr., and Rosalind "Granny" Norwood Leonard. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/12/2007.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Charles A. (Harrison) Metcalf, 65, died Sunday, October 28, 2007, in Hagerman, N.M., of heart failure. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday, Nov. 3, at Shady Sea Baptist Church in Spring Creek, Fla. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to your favorite charity. He was born Sept. 19, 1942, in Tallahassee. Harrison loved fishing and being involved in politics. He was also a volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America. He was loved and will be dearly missed. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne P. Metcalf of Crawfordville; two stepdaughters; his four children, Charles Edward Metcalf of Overton, Texas, Jack Metcalf of Roswell, N.M., Bonnie Morris of Artesia, N.M., Mary Helen White of Hagerman, N.M.; his father, Charles A. Metcalf of Crawfordville; sister, Helen Smith of Quincy; and a brother, Jeff Metcalf of Crawfordville; eight grandchildren; and one great-grand child; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane Metcalf. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/2/2007.
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PANACEA - James Herman Metcalf, 83, an owner and operator of Metcalf Seafood Co., died Sunday, May 7, 2006. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday at Panacea Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). He was a lifelong resident of Panacea and attended Panacea Congregational Holiness Church. Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Metcalf Ashburn (and husband Gary) of Crawfordville; a granddaughter, Jennifer Castineira (and husband John) of Crawfordville; three brothers, Alex Metcalf (and wife Lillie) of St. Augustine, Hardy Metcalf (and wife Judy) of Panacea and Charles Metcalf (and wife Eunice) of Otter Creek; and a sister, Sally Guerra of Picayune, Miss. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Margaret Metcalf. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/9/2006.
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PANACEA - Margaret Carolyn Metcalf, 75, the owner and operator of Metcalf Seafood, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Herman Metcalf. The graveside service will be at 3 p.m. EST Sunday at Panacea Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. EST Saturday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, Wakulla County Chapter, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Born in McIntyre, she was a lifelong resident of Wakulla County. She attended Panacea Congregational Holiness Church. Other survivors include a daughter, Joyce Ashburn (and husband Gary) of Crawfordville; a granddaughter, Jennifer Ashburn of Crawfordville; three sisters, Evon Cooper and Ruth Miller, both of Crawfordville, and Ethelle Nicholson of Carrabelle; two brothers, Nathan Thompson of Alligator Point and Howard Thompson of Panacea; a sister-in-law, Sally Guerra of Panacea; three brothers-in-law, Hardy Metcalf (and wife Judy) of Panacea, Charles Metcalf (and wife Eunice) of Sopchoppy and Alex Metcalf (and wife Lilly) of St. Augustine; and many nieces and nephews. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/5/2003.
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PANACEA, Minnie Elizabeth Metcalf 86, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002, in Medart. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Friday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) with burial at Panacea Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at the funeral home. She was a lifelong resident of Panacea and Wakulla County. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by three sons, Carl Lewis Metcalf (and wife Nettie) of Panacea, Charles B. Metcalf Jr. (and wife Martha) of Tallahassee and Clark Metcalf (and wife Charlotte) of Medart; a sister, Mammie Goss of Panacea; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/12/2002.
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Rodney Rayburn Metcalf, 66, a retired general manager of Pan American Airlines, died Thursday, May 4, 2006, at his home. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday waterfront at the city park in Sopchoppy. A celebration luncheon will follow. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, Rodney's fondest wish would be to have memorial contributions be made to the LL Schendel Speech and Hearing Clinic, FSU Dept. of Communication Disorders, 107 Regional Rehabilitation Center, Tallahassee, FL 32306. He retired from Pan American and was a veteran of the Air Force and Army. He was involved with the Boy Scouts of America throughout his life. He was also an active member of Capital City Carvers and a longtime participant in the LL Schendel Speech and Hearing Clinic at Florida State University. Survivors include three daughters, Tracy Metcalf of Tallahassee, Tammy Hill (and Michael) of East Point, Mich., and Tina Scott (and Ed) of Roseville, Mich.; a son, Paul Curtis Metcalf of Arkansas; eight grandchildren, Joshua, Ashley, Jason, Nick, Jessica, Amber, Lauren and Landon; a sister, Gerry Lebrecht (and Chuck) of Ocala; two nieces, Kelly Taylor and Kerston Squibb, both of Orlando; his best friend, Robert Armstrong; his faithful companion, his dog, Rocky; and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Linda and Miram. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/8/2006.
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HAVANA - Jules "Buddy" Meyers, 63, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, at his daughter's home in Crawfordville. The service will be at 11:30 a.m. EST Wednesday at Bevis Funeral Home of Tallahassee (850- 385-2193), with burial at Concord Cemetery in Concord. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. A native of Lafayette, La., he moved to Havana 16 years ago. He was retired from the truck repair business that he and his family operated. He was also of the Pentecostal faith. He is survived by his mother, Thelma Fontenot of Louisiana; two daughters, Dee Dingler of Crawfordville and Star Meyers of Havana; two sons, Jules J. Meyers of Havana and David Meyers of Tallahassee; a sister, Thelma Wylie of Tallahassee; seven grandchildren; and his loving friend, Virginia Moore of Crawfordville. He was preceded in death in 1999 by his wife, Hazel Meyers. The family would like to give their thanks and love to the staff of Big Bend Hospice and National Healthcare Corp. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/30/2006.
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Melissa Dawn "Lawhon" Meyers, 27, died Tuesday, May 13, 2003. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at Bevis Funeral Home chapel (385-2193), with burial at Concord Cemetery in Concord. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. A native and lifelong resident of Tallahassee, she was employed by Capital City Bank. She was a Baptist. Melissa was loved by many aunts, uncles, friends and loved ones. She will be loved and missed very much. She is survived by her husband, David Meyers (owner of Trucks in Tallahassee); a daughter, Kaylee Meyers; a stepson, Justin Meyers; her father, Dale Lawhon (owner of Lawhon Body Shop in Tallahassee); a brother, Dwayne Lawhon of Tallahassee; a sister, Nicole Lawhon of Tallahassee; and her grandfather, H.D. Lawhon of Crawfordville. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 5/14/2003 - 5/16/2003.
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Paul T. Michal, 68, who retired as director of recycling for Florida State University, died Monday, March 6, 2006. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Sara D. Michal. The service will be at 10 a.m. EST Thursday at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. EST today at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Timberlane Road Chapel (850- 893-4177). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Paul was a native of Chicago and a veteran of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army. Other survivors include three daughters, Sharon Smith (and husband Kevin) of Crawfordville and Sandra Pitts (and husband Geoff) and Susan Glass (and husband Derek), both of Tallahassee; a son, Jon Michal (and wife Julie) of Lincoln, Neb.; a sister, Teresa Platz (and husband Bill) of Lawrence, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joanne, and two sons, Greg and Steven. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/8/2006.
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Chris Miguel, 21, died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, in Whigham, Ga. The service will be at 1 p.m. EST Saturday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Timberlane Road Chapel (850-893-4177). Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EST today at the funeral home. Survivors include his father and stepmother, Chuck and Teresa Miguel of Tallahassee; his mother and stepfather, Lesilie and Rick Avery of Whigham; a twin brother, Judd Miguel of Tallahassee; an older brother, John Miguel of Berkeley, Calif.; a stepsister, Brandi Harrell of Tallahassee; four stepbrothers, Shawn and Jason Harrell, both of Tallahassee, Jason Avery of Columbus, Ga., and Jeff Avery of Cairo, Ga.; an uncle, Mike Miguel of Tallahassee; two uncles and an aunt, Wesley and Toni Scott of Tallahassee and Jimmy Frazier of Crawfordville; and his grandmother, Voncile Avery of Whigham. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/25/2005
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Juanita Jenkins Miley, 81, a homemaker, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, in Tallahassee. No services are planned. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191) is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lighthouse Children's Home, 7771 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32308. Juanita was a longtime resident of Medart. Survivors include two daughters, Melisa Spivey (and husband William) of Crawfordville and Rita Allmond (and husband Joe) of Panama City; a son, Allen Miley (and wife Susan) of Collinwood, Tenn.; a grandson whom she raised, Andy Miley (and wife Rebecca) of Tallahassee, several other grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Bivins of Douglasville, Ga. She was preceded in death by her husband, Byron F. Miley, and a son, Lorenzel Miley. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/30/2006.
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CARRABELLE - Kay M. Millender, 67, a homemaker, died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, in Tallahassee. She is survived by her husband, Cecil Millender. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST today at First United Methodist Church in Carrabelle, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 8383 N. Davis Highway, Pensacola, FL 32514. Kelley-Riley Funeral Home in Carrabelle (850-697-3366) is handling arrangements. She was a native of Richmond, Ind., and moved to Carrabelle in 1953. Other survivors include two sons, Danny Millender (and wife Sonja) of Crawfordville and Joe Millender; a daughter, Kathy Griswold (and husband Don) of Carrabelle; a sister, Patricia Thalls of Richmond; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/8/2005.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Dorothy Reynolds "Dot" Miller, 85, who retired as a mathematics and science teacher from the Wakulla County school system, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 10 a.m. EST Friday at Crawfordville United Methodist Church, with burial at Zion Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. EST Thursday at the church. Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Crawfordville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 37, Crawfordville, FL 32326, or Wakulla County Senior Citizens Center, 33 Michael Drive, Crawfordville, FL 32327. She was a native of Pittsburg and grew up in St. Petersburg. She began teaching in 1941 in Hernando County. She moved to Wakulla County in 1942 and taught at Crawfordville High School and Wakulla High School until her retirement in 1976 as a supervisor with the Wakulla County Schools. She was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Honor Society. She was a member of Crawfordville United Methodist Church, where she was the adult Sunday school teacher. She was also the treasurer and pianist at Zion Hill Methodist Church. As a teacher, she touched the lives of thousands of students in Wakulla County. Many of those students credit their success to the teaching of Ms. Dot Miller. Even into her 80s, she volunteered as a tutor to students in math. She will always be remembered as a master teacher in both math and science. In 1969, she developed the very first master in-service plan for Wakulla teachers. She is survived by three sons, Dr. Daniel Miller (and wife Ginger) of Macon, Ga., and David Miller (and wife Dolores) and J. Mark Miller both of Crawfordville; a brother, William E. Reynolds of Tampa; six grandchildren, Kristin Miller (and wife Wendy) and Heather Miller, both of Macon, and Derek Miller, Dylan Miller and Danielle Alvarez (and husband Franci), all of Crawfordville, and Candace Miller of Pensacola; three great-grandchildren, Dominic Alvarez and Isabella Alvarez, both of Crawfordville, and Jack Miller of Macon. She was preceded in death by her husband, Buck Miller. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 12/12/2006 - 12/13/2006.
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Ethel Mae Miller, 67, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005. She is survived by her husband, Ary J. "A.J." Miller. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) in Crawfordville, with burial at Woodville Cemetery in Woodville. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Martha Circle, c/o John Wesley United Methodist Church,1689 Old St. Augustine Road, Tallahassee, FL 32301. Mrs. Miller was a licensed practical nurse at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for many years and retired as a bookkeeper for Tallahassee Auto Parts. She was born in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., moved to Marianna and then moved to Tallahassee in 1960. She was a member of Woodville United Methodist Church and was attending John Wesley United Methodist Church in Tallahassee. She was active in the Mary Martha Circle. She also is survived by four sons, Amos Moore (and wife Bebe) and Ary L. Miller (and wife Wendy), both of Crawfordville, and Allan Moore (and wife Robin) and Ary J. Miller (and wife Catherine), both of Tallahassee; a daughter, Theresa Chester (and husband Doug) of Havana; four brothers, James Price, Charles Price and Horace Price, all of Marianna, and Richard Price of North Carolina; a sister, Barbara Jean Cauley of Kinston, N.C.; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Glen Moore, and her parents, Horace and Virginia Price. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/21/2005.
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PANACEA - Hazel Margaret Miller, 81, who retired as a supervisor for Centel, died Saturday, July 23, 2005, in Medart. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT today at Duggar Cemetery in Crawfordville. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. She was born in Ivan and was a lifelong resident of Wakulla County. She attended Ivan Assembly of God. She is survived by a son, Tim Miller (and wife Debra) of Panacea; five sisters, Eunice Joiner of Tallahassee, Eula Green of Crawfordville, Ann Chason of Tallahassee, Geraldine Strickland of Sopchoppy and Joanne Potts of DeFuniak Springs; a grandson, Timothy John Miller; and two granddaughters, Christina Alford and Carolyn Taylor. She was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Miller, and a brother, Mose Strickland Jr. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/26/2005.
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WAKULLA STATION James Edward "Jim" Miller, 49, a training coordinator for CSG Systems, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Amy Miller of Wakulla Station. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (926-3333) in Crawfordville. Family will receive friends after the service at the funeral home. A native of Sioux Falls, S.D., he had lived in Wakulla Station for 20 years. He was an Army veteran. Other survivors include a son, James "Jamie" Brooks Miller of Wakulla Station; a daughter, Lindsey Miller of Wakulla Station; his parents, Clifford H. and Roberta Miller of Bennettsville, S.C.; his father and mother-in-law, Dennis and Lorrie Brooks of Pell City, Ala.; two brothers, Tom Miller of Mississippi and Steve Miller of Bennettsville, S.C.; a sister, Michelle Breuger of Bennettsville, S.C. He was preceded in death by a brother, David Miller. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/7/2002.
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Jeffrey David Miller came into this world on November 22, 1993. He was taken home Sunday, July 3, 2016. He is survived by his parents, Richard David Miller and Tracy Elaine Douglas; paternal grandparents, Richard H. Miller, Ina Forbes & Eric Ecklund of Crawfordville; maternal grandparents, Lacy A. Douglas and Evelyn E. Sherron of Tallahassee. Jeffrey is also survived by his two brothers, Tyler Douglas and Colby Douglas Caplinger of Tallahassee and his two sisters, Isabelle and Abigail Miller of Crawfordville. He also leaves behind his aunts and uncles, both Millers and Douglases, his cousins, nieces and nephews and the many people he met in this life who he called his brothers and sisters. He is preceded in death by one uncle, Travis Miller and his Grandma Donna Douglas. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 8, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel, 3106 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, FL 32327. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3251 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, FL 32327. Jeffrey will be laid to rest family cemetery in Altha, FL. Jeffrey lit up a room and had a heart bigger than this world. His smile and big blue eyes were gifts from Heaven for all who love him. Jeffrey lived life with full force from the moment he was born. What an example he has always been of unconditional love and compassion towards others. His sweet nature will live on in all of our hearts and continue to touch our lives until we meet again. David Conn and Amber Miller of Bevis Funeral Home are assisting the family with arrangements Published in The Wakulla News on July 7, 2016
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CRAWFORDVILLE - John Buchanan "Buck" Miller, 89, a farmer, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy Miller. The service will be at 10 a.m. EST Monday at Crawfordville United Methodist Church, with burial at Zion Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. EST today at the church. Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Crawfordville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 37, Crawfordville, FL 32326; Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308; or Wakulla Senior Citizen's Center, 33 Michael Drive, Crawfordville, FL 32327. He was a native of Wakulla County and a member of Crawfordville United Methodist Church. His family was the former Farm Family of the Year. He attended Leon High School and graduated in 1939. He worked at Wakulla Springs and Elberta Crate. He retired from the state of Florida Employment Service. Farming was his love. He was the middle son of Dan and Addie Miller. Mr. Buck was a friend to everyone he met. He was affectionately called the "Mayor of Gopher Scuffle." In fact, his syrup was labeled Gopher Scuffle's Finest. Most people say he made the best cane syrup in these parts. Other survivors include three sons, Dr. Daniel R. Miller (and wife Ginger) of Macon, Ga., and David B. Miller (and wife Dolores) and J. Mark Miller, both of Crawfordville; a sister, Ethel Miller Boyer (and husband Sandy) of Tallahassee; six grandchildren, Kristin Miller (and wife Wendy) and Heather Miller, both of Macon, Derek Miller, Danielle Alvarez (and husband Franci) and Dylan Miller, all of Crawfordville, and Candace Miller of Pensacola; three great-grandchildren, Dominic Alvarez and Isabella Alvarez, both of Crawfordville, and Jack Miller of Macon; and a host of nieces and nephews. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 11/4/2006 - 11/5/2006.
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Lucille Kinsey Miller, 86, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005. The graveside service will be at 10 a.m. EST Friday at Woodville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Lighthouse Children's Home, 7771 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32309, or Meals on Wheels, 2518 W. Tennessee St., Tallahassee, FL 32304. Beggs Funeral Home Apalachee Parkway Chapel (850-942-2929) is handling arrangements. She was born in Monticello and had resided in Tallahassee for more than 60 years. She was Pentecostal and a member of Four Square Gospel Church. She also was a devoted business woman. Survivors include three sons, Buck Miller (and wife Pamela) of Monticello, Gary Miller (and wife Sherrie) of Ochlockonee Bay and Steve Miller (and wife Liz) of Madison; a sister, Viola Tully of Medart; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, B.B. Miller. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 2/24/2005.
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Luther R. "Paw Paw" Miller, 60, died Wednesday, March 21, 2007. He is survived by his wife, Nita Kay Miller. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday March 24, at Abbey-Riposta Funeral Home (850-562-1518), with burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Mr. Miller was an avid fisherman, enjoyed smoking meats and supporting FSU and was a devoted husband and father. Other survivors include his six sons, Timmy Merkison (and wife Faith) of Woodville, Robin Miller Jr. (and wife Soraida) of San Angelo, Texas, Jimmy Merkison (and wife Kasey) of Woodville, Ben Miller of Tallahassee, Ira Miller of Perry and Douglas Kelly (and wife Kimberly) of Tallahassee; three daughters, Sheila Chase (and husband Sean) of Germany, Tammy Ryals (and husband Richard) of Quincy and Rebecca Miller of Blountstown; two brothers, Marvin and Rex Miller; 27 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Richard B. and Pauline E. Miller; two brothers and a sister. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 3/23/2007 - 3/24/2007.
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QUINCY - Lynn Sullivan Miller, 49, a homemaker, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, in Tallahassee. She is survived by her husband, Dennis G. Miller. The service will be at 3 p.m. EST Sunday at Woodland Presbyterian Church in Sawdust Community, with burial at William Edwards Cemetery in North Sawdust. Family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. EST today at McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy (627-1111). Other survivors include two sons, Greg and Nicholas Miller, both of Quincy; a daughter, Emily Miller of Quincy; two sisters, Diane Bruce and Beth Alday, both of North Sawdust; three brothers, Sammy Sullivan of Smith Creek and Albert and Jeff Sullivan, both of North Sawdust; and an uncle, M.A. Bradley of North Sawdust. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/3/2004.
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Margaret Boyd Harrell Miller, 73, who retired as a payroll secretary from the state of Florida, died Wenesday, May 2, 2007. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Saturday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home 700 Timberlane Road (850-893-4177), with burial at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Miller's memory to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Margaret was born Oct. 11, 1933, in Moultrie, Ga., and attended River of Life Church. She was employed as a floral designer at Artistic Florist. Survivors include two daughters, Pat Jones (and husband Merwyn) of Crawfordville, and Anita Haley (and husband Phil) of McCalla, Ala.; two sisters, Irene B. Willis of Moultrie, Ga., and Leoma Hires of Tampa; five, grandchildren, Angel Lewis, April Rudd, Merwyn Jones II, Frankie Harvey, and Betsy Jones; and 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Shelby Miller; a sister, Dot Ingram; and a brother, Bill Boyd. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/4/2007.
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Rhonda Sue (Johnson) Miller age 75 passed away after battling a long illness in her home at 4:20 p.m. surrounded by her loved ones on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. She was born on October 5, 1940 in Kokomo Indiana to Glenn Farrell Johnson and Loretta Ragina (Davis) Mitchell. She is survived by her loving children Tad Shappard and Debra Ruryk; both of St. Marks; her grandchildren Kristina (Hollinsworth), Shane (Shappard), Kody (Burch), and Chase (Shappard). She also leaves behind six great grandchildren Kaylee (Isman), Trent (Hollinsworth) JJ (Burch), Shayla (Shappard), Alina (Burch), and Saxton (Shappard); she also has two great great grandchildren on the way as her great granddaughter Kaylee is expecting twins. A memorial cookout will be held for family and close friends on July 30, 2016 at Kody's house to celebrate the wonderful life of our Ninny. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to covenant hospice in her name at choosecovenant.org Rondo was a loving and caring for mother and grandmother and she will be greatly missed by us all. Amber Miller of Bevis Funeral Home is assisting the family. Published in The Wakulla News on June 30, 2016
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WOODVILLE - Robert "Pinkey" Miller, 73, who retired as a supervisor at the Florida Department of Labor after 37 years, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004. He is survived by his wife, Susan Miller. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Friday at White Primitive Baptist Church, with burial at Woodville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at White Primitive Baptist Church in Woodville. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308, or Children's Lighthouse, 7771 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32309. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333) is handling arrangements. He was born in Woodville and was a lifelong resident of Wakulla County. He was a member of White Primitive Baptist Church and was a deacon, choir director and Sunday school teacher. He also was a U.S. Navy veteran. Other survivors include four sons, Jeff Miller (and wife Melissa), Paul Miller (and wife Robin), Todd Miller (and wife Elizabeth) and Andy Miller (and wife Jessica), all of Woodville; two daughters, Tonya Maloy of Austin, Texas, and De De Reyes (and husband Wero) of Ellavilla, Ga.; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/23/2004.
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Clarence Mills, 95, died Thursday, April 27, 2006. The service will be at noon EDT Saturday at Mount Trial Primitive Baptist Church in Sopchoppy, with burial at Buckhorn Cemetery. Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee (850-224-2139) is handling arrangements. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 5/11/2006 - 5/12/2006.
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Tallahassee - Fannie Lee Mills, 81, a retired food service worker for Florida A&M University, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday at Greater Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church in Tallahassee, with burial at Buckhorn Cemetery in Sopchoppy. Viewing will be from noon to 8 p.m. EDT Friday at Strong & Jones Funeral Home (224-2139), and from 9:30 a.m. EDT until the service Saturday at the church. The funeral cortege will assemble at 10 a.m. EDT Saturday at 1409 Elberta Drive. She was born in Sopchoppy (the Buckhorn Community of Wakulla County) and was a lifelong resident of Tallahassee. She had been a member of the Greater Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church since 1948, where she served on the deaconess/mother's board, usher board No. 2 and choir No. 2, was founder of the Griffin-Burnett Educational Scholarship Committee and was a former president of the church prayer band. She was a member of the Old West Florida Primitive Baptist Association and the State Convention Primitive Baptist deaconess and mother's board. She was a former president of the Christian Women's Club and participated in the senior exercise program at Smith-Williams Center. Survivors include three sons, George Mills (and wife Opal) of Denver, Lev T. Mills (and wife Joyce) of Atlanta and Tommy Mills (and wife Monica) of Tallahassee; a daughter, Jacqueline G. Washington (and husband Fred) of Philadelphia; two sisters, Josie Rosier of Sacramento, Calif., and Katherine Thompson of Tallahassee; two brothers, Elder Ossie B. Rosier (and wife Dora) of Sopchoppy and Samuel Rosier (and wife Charlene) of Battle Creek, Mich.; two sisters-in-law, Alberta Harvey (and husband Josh) and Lossie Rosier of Sopchoppy; two brothers-in-law, Clarence Mills and Walter Barnes of Tallahassee; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 10/3/2002.
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James Eldon Mills Sr., 52, a cabinetmaker, died Monday, July 19, 2004. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday at Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193 orwww.bevisfuneral.com). Family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. A native and lifelong resident of Tallahassee, he also was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include three brothers, Billy Mills of Crawfordville, Charlie Mills of Quincy and Tommy Mills of Tallahassee, and four sisters, Faye Rentz, Nettie Callaway and Trish Barineau, all of Tallahassee, and Gayle Courtney of Geneva, Ala. He was preceded in death by his son, James Eldon Mills Jr. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/21/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Mary Ann Fason Mills, 66, a printer in the printing industry, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2006, at her home. She is survived by her husband of 27 years, John E. Mills. The service will be 10 a.m. EST Friday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-33330). Visitation will be 9 to 10 a.m. EDT Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32308. She was born in Tampa and was a resident of Crawfordville for 27 years, moving from Orlando. She was a volunteer at Crawfordville Elementary School. She was a Catholic. She is also survived by three daughters, Mary Moore of Tallahassee, Kathleen Beecher (and husband Sanford) and Theresa Mills, all of Crawfordville; two brothers, Lou Fason of Trenton and Johnny Fason of Tampa; eight grandchildren, Amanda Watson of Hammond, La., Jamie Bateman of St. Amant, La., Bud Bateman of La Plaz, La., Tony Mills of Crawfordville, Clayton Tudor of Tallahassee, Chris Moore and Brian Moore, both of Crawfordville, and Stephanie Woodward of Tallahassee; and four great-grandchildren, Blake, Morgan, Emma and Olivia. She was preceded in death by a son, Michael Blair, and a stepdaughter, Terry Ann Guillory. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/22/2006.
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Steve H. Mills Sr., 58, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006. The graveside service will be at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday at Woodland Cemetery in Havana. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Tuesday at Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193). He was a native of Havana and a lifelong resident of Tallahassee. He was employed in the flooring business and was a veteran of the United States Navy. Survivors include three sons, Steve Mills Jr. (and wife Angel) of Thomasville and Christopher Mills (and fiancee Ashley Bligon) and William Mills, both of Indianapolis; two daughters, Michelle Mills of Seattle and Rhonda Willis of Thomasville; three sisters, Jeannette Pearce of Crawfordville, Barbara Hart of Sebring and Annette Willis of Sarasota; a brother, Tommy Mills of Panacea; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Angela Mills. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 12/23/2006 - 12/24/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - William W. Mills, 69, an aircraft mechanic for the city of Tallahassee, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003. A memorial service will be at noon EST Saturday at the chapel of Harvey-Young Funeral Home (926-3333). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous Inter Group 5 Inc., 1106-H Thomasville Road, Crawfordville Chapter, Tallahassee, FL 32303. He was born in Ocala and had been a resident of Wakulla and Leon counties since 1946. He was a Navy veteran having served in the Korean War. He had been a member of AA since 1966. He is survived by a brother, John Mills (and wife Mary) of Crawfordville; two nephews, Tony Mills of Crawfordville and Jim Bateman of LaPlace, La.; two nieces, Amanda Watson of LaPlace and Jamie Bateman of St. Amant, La.; two great-nieces of LaPlace; and numerous relatives from Ocala, Jacksonville and Crawfordville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Columbus and Montez Mills. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/2/2003.
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OCHLOCKNEE - Charles Edward Mims, 56, a former patrol sergeant with the Thomasville Police Department and deputy sheriff with the Thomas County Sheriff's Department, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Julie Lester Mims. The service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Faith Baptist Church in Thomasville, Ga., with the Revs. Kevin Odom and Clyde Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Nephews will serve as pallbearers and law enforcement will be honorary pallbearers. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Allen & Allen Funeral Home (229-226-6331). Visitors may sign the online guest register atwww.allenfh.com. Born on April 24, 1948, he was the son of the late Wilbur Mims Sr. and Mary Allen Mims. On May 9, 1978, in Crawfordville, he married Julie Lester. Mr. Mims was an Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. Other survivors include a son, Dale Mims (and wife Jill) of Thomasville; four grandchildren, Jessica Browning, Austin Mims, Abigail Mims and Jackson Mims; five sisters, Wilma Russell (and husband John) of Whigham, Ga., Beth Mims of Crawfordville and Linda Duval (and husband Phil), Rita Taylor (and husband Amos Sr.) and Lucy Powell (and husband Woody), all of Tallahassee; six brothers, Luther Mims (and wife Ann) of Lebanon, Va., Eddy Arnold of Crawfordville and Wilbur Eugene "Buddy" Mims (and wife Barbara), James Mims (and wife Jennette) and Noah Mims (and wife Janette), all of Tallahassee. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 2/20/2004.
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Mary J. Minshew, 67, who retired as a service representative for Centel, died Sunday, June 20, 2004. Private services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Bevis Funeral Home (385-2193 orwww.bevisfuneral.com)is handling arrangements. A native of Birmingham, Ala., she moved from Huntsville, Ala., to Tallahassee in 1977. Her great pleasure in life was helping people. Survivors include a son, Tracy Minshew of Duluth, Ga.; a daughter, Sheree Hendrick of Madison, Ala.; two brothers, Buster Fykes of Ontario, Canada, and Don Fykes of Huntsville; and two grandchildren, John and Janice Hendrick. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/22/2004.
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Sharon Denise Minshew, 42, a homemaker, died Monday, July 12, 2004, at the Big Bend Hospice House. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Friday at Berean Mennonite Church, with burial at the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. EDT Thursday at Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193 orwww.bevisfuneral.com). Memorial contributions may be made to The Sharon Minshew Fund, c/o Berean Mennonite Church, 6214 Blountstown Highway, Tallahassee, FL 32310. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Minshew of Tallahassee; her father, Albert Weaver Sr. of Havana; a son, Michael Minshew of Tallahassee; a daughter, Rebecca Minshew of Wakulla County; two brothers, Jeff Weaver and Albert Weaver Jr., both of Tallahassee; two sisters, Karen Hochstedler and Cindy Weaver, both of Tallahassee; a grandchild, Keira Jones of Wakulla County; a stepson, Jerod Minshew; and six stepgrandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/14/2004.
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SOPCHOPPY - Shirley A. Minton, 60, a retired waitress at Huddle House, died Saturday, May 31, 2003. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Minton. The service will be at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday at Panacea Full Gospel Church in Panacea, with burial at Sherwood Memorial Park in Jonesboro, Ga. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Tuesday 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. She was born in Whitesburg, Ky., and lived in Sopchoppy since she moved from Jonesboro in 1988. She was a member of Panacea Full Gospel Church. Other survivors include five sons, William A. Tyree of Jonesboro, James Pace of Sonoi, Ga., Richard Pace of Hampton, Ga., and George Pace and Randell Pace, both of Bremem, Ga.; a stepson, Richard Minton of Newnan, Ga.; a daughter, Janet Carey of Birmingham, Ala.; a stepdaughter, Robin Minton of Washington state; four brothers, Henry Lee Tyree and the Rev. Paul Garfield Tyree, both of Green Springs, Ohio, Donald Royce Tyree of Clyde, Ohio, and John D. Tyree of Tiffin, Ohio; four sisters, Victoria Marie Morrow of Beth Page, Tenn., Betty Low Matthews of Clyde and Margaret Sue Hill and Nina Marian Tyree, both of Tiffin; 21 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/2/2003.
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BLOUNTSTOWN - Cindy Grady Shuler Mitchell, 59, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, in Gainesville. The service will be at 3 p.m. CDT Monday at First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Blountstown, with burial at Waldorff Cemetery in Jackson County. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EDT today at Bevis Funeral Home, Bristol Chapel (850- 643-3636). Cindy was a native of Bainbridge, Ga., and a lifelong resident of the Blountstown area. She was a teacher for the Liberty County School system for more than 28 years. She as an avid traveler, loved arts and crafts and was the author of a children's textbook. She was a loving wife and mother and attended First Pentecostal Holiness Church. Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Bobby F. Mitchell of Blountstown, and three sons, Chris Mitchell of Crawfordville, Charles Mitchell of Gainesville and Matt Mitchell of Marianna. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/14/2005
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Mary M. Mitchell, 79, a homemaker, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003. She is survived by her husband, Robert F. Mitchell. The service will be at 10 a.m. EST Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Tallahassee, with burial at St. Elizabeth Seaton Cemetery in Medart. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Thursday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191). A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. EST Thursday at the funeral home chapel. Other survivors include three sons, Robert J. Mitchell of Williston Park, N.Y., George S. Mitchell of Barre, Vt., Navy Lt. Cmdr. Paul F. Mitchell of Seattle; three daughters, Susan Wardlow of Tallahassee, Dorothy E. Mitchell of Medart and Sgt. 1st Class Mary C. Mitchell, of Afghanistan; two sisters, Judith Moriarty of Northampton, Mass., and Joanne Greenwood of Aston, Pa.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/7/2003
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ST. MARKS - Rosa Stafford Mock, 92, a homemaker, died Friday, March 7, 2003, in Crawfordville. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Monday at St. Marks Baptist Church in St. Marks, with burial at Woodville Cemetery in Woodville. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. EST today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333). She was a member of St. Marks Baptist Church. Survivors include four daughters, Jewel Bell (and husband George) of Tallahassee, Bobbie Harrison (and husband Talmadge) of Tallahassee, Frances Beasley (and husband Red) of Havana and Helen Ward (and husband Bill) of St. Marks; two sons, William "Buck" Mock (and wife Ann) of St. Marks and Sam Mock (and wife Janice) of Tallahassee; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Mock; a son, Kenneth Mock; and a grandson, Rex O. Harrison. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/9/2003.
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Peggy Lemmons Moffitt, 71, a retired insurance agent who had worked for the Corporate Risk Management Services Inc., died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Joseph "J.D." Moffitt of Crawfordville. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Timberlane Road Chapel (877-8191), with burial at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home's Riggins Road Chapel. She was a member of Crawfordville United Methodist Church. She was a Realtor and served as past matron of the Eastern Star. She was a member of the Odd Fellows and a past mother advisor of the Rainbow Girls. Other survivors include two daughters, Carol Moffitt Davis (and husband Frank) of Crawfordville and Peggy J. Moffitt of Havana; a brother, Roger P. Lemmons of Kannapolis, N.C.; two sisters, Helen L. Brady of Newport News, Va., and Rebecca L. VonCannon of Ashboro, N.C.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/12/2002.
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Mary Helen Mohrfeld, 79, who was a retired surgical nurse, died Thursday, June 24, 2004. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Saturday at St. Louis Catholic Church, 3640 Fred George Road in Tallahassee, with burial at MeadowWood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EDT today at Bevis Funeral Home (385-2193 orwww.bevisfuneral.com). A rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. EDT today. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. A native of Lawrenceburg, Tenn., and a longtime resident of Alachua County, she moved to Tallahassee in 1979. She received her nursing degree from Rockford General Hospital in Rockford, Ill., and served as a surgical nurse at Alachua General and Tallahassee Memorial hospitals. During WWII, she served in the Cadet Nurse Corps of the U.S. Army. She was a communicant of St. Louis Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, Robert W. Mohrfeld; two sons, Fred R. Mohrfeld (and wife Thu Hoang-Mohrfeld) of Crawfordville and Warren R. Mohrfeld (and wife J. Diane Mohrfeld) of Whigham, Ga.; a daughter, Kathy Mohrfeld of Tallahassee; four granddaughters, Shanna Ann Mohrfeld and Meghan Elizabeth Mohrfeld, both of Tallahassee, and Elizabeth Ann Mohrfeld and Gabrielle Elizabeth Ann Mohrfeld, both of Crawfordville; and two grandsons, M. David Mohrfeld and Jeremy S. Mohrfeld, both of Whigham. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/25/2004.
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WAKULLA STATION - Donald Ramsey "Uncle Duckie" Money, 51, retired as a painter in construction, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. EST Saturday at Lake Mystic Cemetery in Bristol. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Donald R. Money Memorial Fund, c/o First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 416, Bristol, FL 32321. He was born in Pleasanton, Texas, and was a resident of Wakulla County for 20 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Bristol. He is survived by his fiance, Kathy Nelson of Wakulla Station; his father, Jerry Money of Bristol; two brothers, Garland C. Money of Punta Gorda and Gregory D. Money of Tallahassee; a niece; and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Money. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 2/4/2004.
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Crawfordville - Lovie H. Money, 92, a retired registered nurse, died Thursday, July 23, 2003, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 1 p.m. EDT Saturday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel in Tallahassee (877-8191), with burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends Saturday from noon until the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. She was a member of Riversink Baptist Church. Survivors include a niece, Helen Givens of Crawfordville; a nephew, Jim Hinson (and wife Cindy) of Austin, Texas; and four great-grandnieces, Cynthia Brown of Crawfordville, Tina Ezell of Long Beach, Calif., and Leslie Wofford and Renee Hinson, both of Austin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hinton Money. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/25/2003.
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ALLIGATOR POINT - Clara Rudene Moon, 70, a retired mortgage banker who worked in Tampa, Lakeland and Atlanta, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003. A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. EST Sunday at Mission By the Sea Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308, or Mission By the Sea Church, c/o the Rev. Ed McNeally, P.O. Box, 295 Sopchoppy, FL 32358. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) is handling arrangements. She was born in Bremen, Ga., and was a resident of Alligator Point for 10 years after moving from Cumming, Ga. She was a member of Mission By the Sea. She is survived by two sons, James Randall Moon and Barry LeLand Moon, both of Tampa; three daughters, Carlyn L. Mossey of Lutz, Billi D. Jager of Sopchoppy and Kathryn D. Miller of Lutz; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/13/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE- Margaret Vargish Moon, 84, a homemaker, died Friday, November 9, 2007, at her residence. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. EST, Tuesday, November 13, at River of Life Church, 445 Donaldson-Williams Rd. in Crawfordville, Fla. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191) is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to River of Life Church, 445 Donaldson-Williams Rd., Crawfordville, Fla. 32327. Born in Greenwood, S.C., she was a longtime Orlando resident. She was a former Girl Scout Leader and in her earlier years, an avid golfer, belonging to several Women's Golf associations. Survivors include her husband, Joe H. Moon; her daughter, Joanne V. Kennedy (and her husband Dr. Perry Kennedy); sister, Jean Bensel; three grandchildren, Gustav Lott, Beau Lott, and Lisa Ann Spears; and great-grandchildren, Jason Lott, Joanne Lott, Reid, Meghan, and Madyson. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Gustav Vargish. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/11/2007.
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ST. MARKS - William A. Moon Sr., 68, died Sunday, June 18, 2006. No services are planned. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191) is handling arrangements. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/21/2006.
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WAKULLA - Ethelle Vause Moore, 91, a homemaker, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2006 in Medart. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Thursday at St. Marks First Baptist Church in St. Marks, with burial at Woodville Cemetery in Woodville. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EST today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333). Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 1209 Lee Ave., Tallahassee, FL 32303, or Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. She was a native of Wakulla County. She was a charter member of St. Marks First Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Billy L. Moore (and wife Elaine) of Wakulla; a daughter, Betty G. Mullins (and husband Hugh) of Wakulla; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/13/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Ida Linzy Moore, 90, who retired from the Wakulla County school system after 40 years of teaching, died Sunday, April 30, 2006. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday at Crawfordville First Baptist Church, with burial at Crawfordville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. She was born in Ivan and was a lifelong resident of Wakulla County. She was a member of Crawfordville First Baptist Church and was a graduate of Florida State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science. Survivors include a daughter, Bonnie Sikes of Crawfordville; a son, Harlan Moore (and wife Barbara) of Tallahassee; a sister, Oma L. Baxley of Ivan; four grandchildren, David H. Moore, Vicki Messineo, Dana Sikes and Jill Sikes; and a great-grandchild. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/2/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - John K. "J.K." Moore, 90, died peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at Tandem Health Care of Tallahassee, surrounded by his loving and devoted family. The service will be at 3 p.m. EDT Saturday at First Baptist Church in Crawfordville. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EDT Friday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333) in Crawfordville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308, or Crawfordville First Baptist Church, Mortgage or Memorial Garden Funds, 3086 Crawfordville Highway., Crawfordville, FL 32327. He was born March 31, 1916, to Arthur P. and U'Laly Raker Moore of Crawfordville. On June 12, 1935, he married Lauvenia Hunter of Iron City, Ga. They were married for 57 years, until her death in 1992. For more than 70 years, he farmed the lands of Wakulla County with his lifelong friend, the late S.B. Forbes. He was also a carpenter and worked at Wakulla Springs on the filming of the first Tarzan movie. He served as a trustee of the Wakulla County school system during the 1950s and was later appointed to a four-year term on the Wakulla County School Board. He served as an ASC committeeman for Wakulla County for 20 years and was past president and director of the Wakulla County Farm Bureau. At the time of his death, he was the oldest male member of the Crawfordville First Baptist Church, where he served faithfully until his health no longer allowed him to participate. He was a member of the Adult Men's Sunday School Class and served for many years as a trustee and deacon of the church. He was currently serving as a deacon emeritus. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Jack Henderson of Crawfordville; two grandchildren, Jakey Casto (and husband Greg) of Frederick, Md., and Mark Henderson of Alpharetta, Ga.; two great-grandchildren, Mitch and Matt Casto of Frederick; two nieces, Donna Card (and husband Norm) of Crawfordville and Margaret Worthington of Brinson, Ga.; and several great-nieces and great-nephews and a host of friends and extended family who will miss him greatly. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a brother, D.L.; three sisters, Artie Moore, Millie Smith Cooper and Lea Lynn Purvis; and a devoted companion and friend, Debra Pelt. The family members would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to Big Bend Hospice and the staff of Tandem Health Care for the loving care provided to their father over the past 18 months. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/16/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - John Wilson Moore, 56, a retired mechanic, died Thursday, April 12, 2007, in Tallahassee. A private service is planned. Survivors include two brothers, Joseph N. Tante and Jimmy R. Robinson. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 4/28/2007.
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VERO BEACH - Keith Moore, 65, died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 1 p.m. CDT Tuesday at Collier Funeral Home in Benton, Ky. (270-527-3141). Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. CDT Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the building fund at Kings Baptist Church, 3235 58th Ave., Vero Beach, FL 32966. Keith was born in Gilbertsville, Ky., on May 13, 1939. After graduating from North Marshall High School in 1957, he entered the U.S. Navy. He was honorably discharged and retired from the Navy in 1959. He married Glenda Rowland of Eddyville, Ky., in 1960. He was employed by Air Products and Chemicals for 17 years. He was well-known throughout western Kentucky for his love of gospel music. He was a part-time gospel music promoter and gospel music disc jockey for WCBL Radio Station in Benton. After moving to Florida in 1977, Keith worked in automobile sales until retiring. He is survived by his wife, Glenda; a daughter, Rosemary Erwin of Crawfordville; a son, Rondall Moore of Vero Beach; four grandchildren, Audrey Erwin and Bradley Erwin, both of Crawfordville, and Courtney Greenich and Zachary Moore, both of Vero Beach; a sister, Judy Cannon of Aurora, Ky.; and a brother, Kenneth Moore of Calvert City, Ky. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Lavern Moore; a son, Randall Moore; and a sister, Janell Rose Moore. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 9/11/2004.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Norma Lena Moore, 53, died Saturday, March 24, 2007, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333). Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/27/2007.
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Gerald "Jerry" K. Morelock, 86, died Tuesday, June 19, 2007, following a short battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Libby Morelock. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Friday at Abbey-Riposta Funeral Home (850-562-1518), with burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. EDT today at the funeral home. Memorial contribution may be made to Fellowship Baptist Church, Building Fund, 3507 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32303, or to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Prior to his retirement in 1961 from the United States Air Force, Jerry was a Captain, serving in the Pacific during World War II and the Korean War and in Puerto Rico and Alaska. After his retirement, Jerry worked with the Department of Education in the Division of Blind Services in Tampa and Tallahassee; he retired again in 1978 from the state government. He was a member of the Air Force Association and the Retired Officers Association. Other survivors include one daughter, Shirley Bratton of New Britain, Conn.; one stepdaughter, Suzanne Keele (and husband Wayne) of Tallahassee; two stepsons, Clinton Walker of Jacksonville and Kenneth Walker (and wife Pam) of Crawfordville; one brother, Gale; one sister, Ruth; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 6/21/2007.
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Johnnie Lee Morgan III, 52, died Saturday, April 30, 2005. He is survived by his wife, Janet Morgan. The service will be at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday at First Church of the Nazarene, with burial at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park. A viewing will be from noon until 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at their home at 12444 Whitehouse Road. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Chapel (850-877-8191) is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Morgan Children College Fund at Flag Credit Union, 3115 Conner Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32311. Johnnie was born April 14, 1953, and was a lifelong resident of Tallahassee. He was a local residential building contractor and avid hunter. He was a devoted husband and father, as well as a loving son and brother. Other survivors include four children, Justin Morgan Sr., Jeffrey Morgan, Jessica Morgan and Jamie Morgan; two grandchildren, Justin Morgan II and Taylor Morgan; his mother, Ruth Morgan; in-laws, Robert "Bud" and Alice Flattery; three brothers, Dan Morgan (and wife Charlene) of Crawfordville, Ronald Morgan (and wife Angela) of Tallahassee and Mark Morgan (and wife Allison) of Tallahassee; four sisters, Joyce Kirkland (and husband Sam) of Crawfordville, Iris Morgan of Tallahassee, Ruby Thigpen (and husband Wesley) of Crawfordville and April Haupt (and husband Brad) of Tallahassee; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Johnnie was preceded in death by his father, J.L.. Morgan Jr. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/2/2005.
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SOPCHOPPY - Lorine S. Morgan, 57, a cook in the restaurant industry, died Tuesday, May 1, 2007. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, David Morgan. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Friday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333), with burial at Crum Cemetery in Sopchoppy. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. She was a native of Sopchoppy. She attended Panacea Full Gospel Church. Other survivors include a daughter, Tammy Lorine Moss (and husband David) of Sopchoppy; a son, Wayne Earl Morgan (and wife Dawn) of Sopchoppy; her father, Prince Albert Sanders of Sopchoppy; three sisters, Betty Henning of Tallahassee, Stella Burgundy of Crawfordville and Sally Atkins of Sopchoppy; three brothers, Percel Sanders, Andrew Sanders and John Sanders all of Sopchoppy; and five grandchildren, Donna, Josh, Kandy, David and Meagan. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/2/2007.
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WOODVILLE - Tommy Lee Morgan, 55, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, in Tallahassee. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. EST today at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Abbey-Riposta Funeral Home in Tallahassee (850-562-1518) is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Tommy enjoyed Harley-Davidson motorcycles. He is survived by his parents, Paul and Faye Morgan of Crawfordville; a daughter, Alisha Morgan (and her mother, Diane Morgan) of Woodville; two brothers, Joe Morgan (and wife Dana) of Monticello, and Richard Morgan of Crawfordville; a sister, Paula Lovett (and husband George) of Crawfordville; three nephews, Justin and Mitchell Morgan and Will Lovett; a niece, Laura Sullivan; five great nieces and nephews; and several aunts and uncles. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 2/7/2007 - 2/8/2007.
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WOODVILLE - Wallace Lemuel Morgan, 63, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, in Atlanta. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Sunday at Woodville Baptist Church, with burial at Woodville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST Saturday at Beggs Funeral Home Apalachee Parkway Chapel in Tallahassee (850-942-2929). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. He was born in Tampa and had resided in Woodville for most of his life. He retired from the city of Tallahassee electric department and was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Vietnam. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Woodville, where he was a deacon. He also was a member of the Masonic Lodge, where he had been a past master of Jackson Lodge No. 1. He is survived by his mother, Vivian Morgan Snyder of Woodville; a daughter, Kimberly Ann Morgan Bondeson (and husband Ben) of Atlanta; three brothers, Richard Dell Morgan, Kenneth Morgan and David Earl Morgan, all of Crawfordville; two sisters, Shirley Merkison of Woodville and Mary Elizabeth Harrell of Madison; and three grandchildren, August, Julia and Asa Bondeson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Ann Morgan; a brother, Marvin Morgan; and a sister, Emma Jean Wimberly. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 12/3/2004.
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William McKinley "Mack" Morgan Jr., 54, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2005. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. EDT Monday at the chapel of Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Timberlane Road Chapel. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. EDT today at the home of his parents, Bill and Gwen Morgan, 5249 Pimlico Drive. He was an Eagle Scout and graduate of the Florida State University School of Business. He was employed as Project Manager and Estimator with R F. Gray Builders. Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Janalee Morgan; two sons, Trevor J. Morgan and William J. Morgan, both of Tallahassee; two daughters, Dana L. Weatherby (and husband Brian) of Orlando and Amanda E. Morgan of Tallahassee; his parents, Bill and Gwen Morgan of Tallahassee; a sister, Vicki Estep of Crawfordville; two nieces, Cindy Gordon and Kelly Tucker, both of Crawfordville; and two grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Avery Weatherby. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/7/2005.
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BYRON - Gloria A. Morrison, 71, a homemaker, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Archie G. Morrison Sr. The service will be at 2:30 p.m. EST Tuesday at River of Life Church in Sopchoppy, with burial at West Sopchoppy Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. EST until the service Tuesday at the church. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) is handling arrangements. Mrs. Morrison was born and raised in Medart. Other survivors include a daughter, Sheila D. Morrison of Reiskircher, Germany; two sons, Archie G. Morrison Jr. of Havana and Jeffery C. Morrison of Byron; two brothers, Kelland D. White of Yipsilanti, Mich., and Larry B. White of Dunedin; and several nieces and nephews. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat from 12/8/2002 - 12/9/2002.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Janis M. Morrison, 57, who was the director of catering at Aramark Inc. at Florida State University, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2005. She is survived by her husband, Ronald J. Morrison. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Saturday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Tallahassee. Family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. EST and from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). A rosary will be said at 7:45 p.m. EST today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 241 John Knox Road, Suite 100, Tallahassee, FL 32303, or the Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas Moore, 900 W. Tennessee St., Tallahassee, FL 32304. She was born in Washington, Pa., and lived in Crawfordville for four and half years, moving from Boynton Beach. She was a member of the Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More, a Catholic Church. Additional survivors include a daughter, Tonya Morrison of Manhattan, N.Y.; a son, Erik Morrison of Scenery Hill, Pa.; and two brothers, Walter Allen Swesky of Gibsonia, Pa., and Robert J. Swesky of Washington. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/7/2005.
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ALLIGATOR POINT - Leonard Gene "Hoss" Morrison, 76, a civil engineer who retired from the state of Florida, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005. The service will be at 6 p.m. EST Monday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. EST Monday at the funeral home. He was a mason and a Methodist. He is survived by two daughters, Dr. Donna Carol Browning of West Point, Miss., and Janet Lynne Scott of Brandon; three grandchildren, Melissa Renee Sollenberger (and husband Steve), Amber Dawn Kowalski (and husband Chad) and Sean Michael Scott; and a great-grandchild, Bailey Kowalski. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/30/2005.
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MEDART - Emily Inez Morrow, 84, the co-owner of J.P. Morrow Heating & Air Conditioning in Alice, Texas, died Wednesday, May 7, 2003, in Tallahassee. The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. EDT today at Lake Ellen Cemetery in Medart. Memorial contributions may be made to Lake Ellen Baptist Church Building Fund, 4495 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333) is handling arrangements. She was born in Welaka and had been a resident of Medart since 1994. She was director of Business & Professional Women in Alice for many years. She was a Methodist. She is survived by a daughter, Emily V. Furr of Medart; a sister, Bee Kelly of Clearwater; three grandchildren, Belinda Beck (and husband Jeff) of Germantown, Md., Carol Culbertson (and husband Rick Shelton) of Baytown, Texas, and Diane Solomon (and husband David) of Loveland, Colo.; five great-grandchildren, Shala Michelle Alaie, John David Garcia, Robert Dean Garcia, Amber Dyane Allen and Emily Ann Whitman; and two great-great-grandchildren, Haylie Nicole Whitman and Zachery Allen. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/9/2003.
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ALLIGATOR POINT - Elaine Crew Morton, 77, a retired executive assistant to a Supreme Court justice in Georgia, died Wednesday, July 30, 2003. She is survived by her husband, Earl A. Morton. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Westview Cemetery in Atlanta. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel in Tallahassee (877-8191). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mission by the Sea Church in Alligator Point, FL 32346. She and her husband had made Alligator Point their home for the past 22 years. Her interests included reading and traveling with her husband. Other survivors include a son, Danny Crew (and wife Missy) of Atlanta; three daughters, Georgia Kerrick (and husband Ken) of Johnstown, Pa., Patricia Jacobs (and husband Buddy) of Amelia Island and Jo Morton of Atlanta; six grandchildren, Michelle Rosales, Jason Morton, Ted Kerrick, Alex Morton, Jacob Crew and Maggie Crew; and two great-grandchildren, Noah and Gaby. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/31/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Marcella J. Morton, 80, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, in Montgomery, Ala., unexpectedly after a brief illness. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Saturday at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. EDT today at Harvey Young Funeral Home (850-926-3333). Born in Ohio and raised in Indiana, she had lived in Wakulla County for 33 years, having moved to the area following her husband's retirement from the U.S. Air Force. A homemaker and mother, Mrs. Morton attended the University of Michigan and earned her associate degree from Tallahassee Junior College. She completed her college education at Florida State University, earning a bachelor's degree in health education in 1983. Following graduation, she had a 13 year career with the state's Department of Public Health. Active in her community, she was involved with the Wakulla High Athletic Boosters, Sopchoppy Homemakers Club, Wakulla Book Club, and Keep Wakulla County Beautiful. She was an active member of the Wakulla County Rotary. Her family was one of the original members of St. Elizabeth Seton Church and she was a member for over 30 years. Active in a variety of church programs, she enjoyed her participation in the church choir. Survivors include her son, Paul Morton (and his wife Rhonda); her grandson, Garrett of Montgomery; her sister, Mary O'Connell of Lexington, Ky.; and 10 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Esielee Dygert formerly of Freemont, Ind., and her husband of 41 years, John F. Morton. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 8/18/2006.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Stephanie Dawn Moss, 41, died Tuesday, July 17, 2007, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Friday at the chapel of Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee (850-385-2193), with burial at Kelly Cemetery in Miller County, Ga. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Thursday at the funeral home. Dawn was a native of Albany, Ga., and was a lifelong resident of Wakulla County. She was a graduate of Wakulla County High School and had worked at Mail Masters in Tallahassee. She is survived by her son, Wesley "Taz" Charles Kyle V of Crawfordville; her parents, Ed and Sheila Moss of Crawfordville; a grandmother, Rosa Lawwill of Ocoee, Fla.; and other loving family and friends. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 7/18/2007.
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Esther Muir, 93, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006. The memorial service is being planned. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308, or a favorite charity. Abbey-Riposta Funeral Home (850-562-1518) is handling arrangements. She was born in Rantoul, Kan., and resided in Seattle for most of her life. She retired from Bartell Drugs, where she was a cosmetics buyer for the Seattle stores. She moved to Tallahassee in 1996. Survivors include a brother, Dan Hughes of Oregon; two sisters, Margaret Lagenback of Seattle and Edith Croan of Louisiana; several nieces and nephews including, Cheryl Rigby, Shell Point and Justin Land of Tallahassee; and many caring, wonderful neighbors. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Tommy Thompson in 1977 and Nelson Muir in 1987, and three sisters, Bessie Stevenson, Nora Bynan and Irene Swift. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/21/2006.
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PANACEA - Thelma Maie Mulkey, 93, a homemaker, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003. The service will be at 2 p.m. EST Thursday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333), with burial at 2 p.m. EST Saturday at Ocklawaha Community Cemetery in Ocklawaha. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. EST Wednesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Mulkey was born in Memphis, Tenn. After she moved from Carrabelle, she was a resident of Panacea for six and a half years. She was a Baptist. Survivors include a son, David P. Mulkey of Carrabelle; three daughters, Marcella M. Alday (and husband Vance) and Sharron Taylor (and husband Daniel E.), both of Panacea, and Celena Hevner (and husband Edward B.) of Magnolia Springs, Ala.; an adopted daughter and granddaughter, Melinda M. Kelly (and husband John R.) of Sopchoppy; a cousin, Sarah Bayless of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; a caregiver, close companion and loving friend, Anita Bishop of Luthersville, Ga.; a lifelong friend, Mary Skidmore of Miccosukee; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and her favorite pet, Buster. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Stephen Mulkey. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/14/2003
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Nailer C. Mullen, age not given, died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2005. The graveside service will be at noon EST Saturday at Panacea Community Cemetery in Panacea. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EST today at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (850-877-8191). Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 2/18/2005.
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BRISTOL - Brueata Shea Mullins, 21, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2005. A memorial service is being planned. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy (850-627-7677) is handling arrangements. Survivors include her parents, Kathy and Roger Jerkins of Bristol and Alaric Vince and Gina Mullins of Crawfordville; her grandmother, Rita M. Dawkins of Sawdust; three brothers, Vince Mullins, Jason Jerkins and Lee Taff; and nine sisters, Johanna Mullins, Jennifer Mullins, Hope Jerkins, Gina Jerkins, Selena Jerkins, Savannah Jerkins, Breanna Jerkins, Shala Jerkins and Chelsie Taff. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 1/1/2006.
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Kaleb Q. Murphy, 2, died Saturday, March 1, 2003. He is survived by his mother, Dana Clary, and his father, Jerald Murphy. The service will be at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at St. Mary Primitive Baptist Church on Georgia Street, with burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Strong & Jones Funeral Home in Tallahassee (224-2139) is handling arrangements. Other survivors include three brothers, Lee Clary, Wesley Murphy and Jerald Murphy II, all of Tallahassee; a sister, Severia Murphy of Tallahassee; his maternal grandparents, Tommy and Bennie Clary of Tallahassee; his paternal grandfather, Willie L. Murphy of Tallahassee; and his paternal grandmother, Mildred Williams of Crawfordville. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 3/6/2003.
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CRAWFORDVILLE - Harold Edward Myhre, 82, a retired food-service manager, died Thursday, May 29, 2003, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 10 a.m. EDT Monday at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville (926-3333), with burial at St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Medart. Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. EDT Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Down Syndrome Congress, 700 Peachtree-Dunwoody Road NE, Building 5, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30328. He was born in Dunkirk, N.Y., and was a resident of Crawfordville for 17 years, after moving from Milwaukee, Wis. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, an Army veteran and a member of the VFW in Mequon, Wis. Survivors include two sons, Bob Myhre (and wife Judy) of Crawfordville and the Rev. Thomas Myhre (and wife Jean) of Withee, Wis.; a daughter, Joyce Baum of Cedarburg, Wis.; a brother, Leroy Myhre (and wife Carolyn) of Atlanta; and six grandchildren, Rick Myhre, Katie Myhre, Sam Myhre, Bethany Myhre, Jimmy Baum and Janelle Baum. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Doris Myhre. Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 5/31/2003.
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