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Peavy Funeral Home

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"Our dedication is to the families we serve."

"Our dedication is to the families we serve.""Our dedication is to the families we serve."

Mr. George Washington Cox

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Mr. George Washington Cox, age 85, of Wewahitchka, FL passed away Thursday night January 16, 2020 in Panama City, FL. George was born on February, 27, 1934 in Mt. Pleasant, FL to James Cox and Alice (Holloway) Cox and had lived in Gulf County for most of his life. He retired from the United States Army and Air Force in 1972 as a Staff Sargent with over 20 years of service to our Country. He served in the Korean and Vietnam Conflicts. George also retired in1996 from St. Joe Paper Company working as a crane operator for 23 years. He loved watching football, building things and truly loved his family including his nieces and nephews. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wewahitchka, FL. George was preceded in death by his parents; son Allen Cox; grandson Jason Cox; siblings, J.W. Cox; David Cox; and Doris Miller. Survivors include, wife of 57 years, Faye S. Cox of Wewahitchka, FL, two brothers, Floyd Cox and wife, Yvonne of DeBary, FL, Jimmy Fletcher of Tallahassee, FL, two great-grandchildren, Hayden Cox and Madyson Cox. A large extended family. Funeral services will be held Monday, January 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM (CST) at the First Baptist Church in Wewahitchka, FL with Reverend Mike Stroud and Reverend Mike Chumney officiating. Interment will follow in Jehu Cemetery in Wewahitchka. The family will receive friends Monday, January 20, 2020 from 1:00 pm (CST) until 2:00 pm (CST) at the First Baptist Church in Wewahitchka, FL. In Lieu of flowers the family request contributions be made to the Florida Baptist Children’s Home 1015 Sikes Blvd Lakeland, FL 33815 or to the First Baptist Church P.O. Box 787 Wewahitchka, FL 32465. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL 

 

 

Patricia Ann (Pappy) ,Holbert

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  Patricia Ann (Pappy) ,Holbert age 44, of Bristol, FL passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at her home in Bristol. Patricia was born on February 17, 1975 in Chattahoochee, FL to Benjamin F. Holbert, Sr. and Emily (Kirkland) Holbert and had lived in Bristol for most of her life. She worked as a Unit Coordinator with Cardiology Associates in Tallahassee, FL and also with FT. Walton Beach Medical Center in Ft. Beach, FL. Patricia loved watching movies, writing poetry, reading, and spoiling her niece and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Benjamin F. Holbert, Sr.; paternal grandparents, Earl Holbert, Sr. and Ruby Holbert; maternal grandparents, Odell Kirkland and Alice Kirkland; two uncles, Jerry and Donny Kirkland. Patricia was a member of Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church in Bristol, FL. Survivors include, mother, Emily Holbert of Bristol, FL, two Brothers, Benjamin Holbert, Jr. and wife Sandra of Eufaula, AL, Odes Holbert of Bristol, FL, one sister, Alice Mansell of Hosford, FL, one niece, Natalie Mansell , Four nephews, Allen Holbert, Wayne Mansell, Max Holbert and Will Holbert, several aunts and uncles who she dearly loved. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm (EST) at Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church in Bristol with Reverend Chris Goodman and Reverend Ivan Holbert officiating. Interment will follow in Victory Hill Cemetery in Altha, FL. The family will receive friends Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 11:30 am (EST) until service time at 1:00 pm (EST) at Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL., age 44, of Bristol, FL passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at her home in Bristol. Patricia was born on February 17, 1975 in Chattahoochee, FL to Benjamin F. Holbert, Sr. and Emily (Kirkland) Holbert and had lived in Bristol for most of her life. She worked as a Unit Coordinator with Cardiology Associates in Tallahassee, FL and also with FT. Walton Beach Medical Center in Ft. Beach, FL. Patricia loved watching movies, writing poetry, reading, and spoiling her niece and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Benjamin F. Holbert, Sr.; paternal grandparents, Earl Holbert, Sr. and Ruby Holbert; maternal grandparents, Odell Kirkland and Alice Kirkland; two uncles, Jerry and Donny Kirkland. Patricia was a member of Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church in Bristol, FL. Survivors include, mother, Emily Holbert of Bristol, FL, two Brothers, Benjamin Holbert, Jr. and wife Sandra of Eufaula, AL, Odes Holbert of Bristol, FL, one sister, Alice Mansell of Hosford, FL, one niece, Natalie Mansell , Four nephews, Allen Holbert, Wayne Mansell, Max Holbert and Will Holbert, several aunts and uncles who she dearly loved. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm (EST) at Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church in Bristol with Reverend Chris Goodman and Reverend Ivan Holbert officiating. Interment will follow in Victory Hill Cemetery in Altha, FL. The family will receive friends Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 11:30 am (EST) until service time at 1:00 pm (EST) at Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.   

 

 

 

 

Whitt Willard (Bill) Hatcher

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Mr. Whitt Willard (Bill) Hatcher, age 92, of Tampa, FL passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 in Tampa, FL at 5:52 am.  Bill (Willard) was born on January 16, 1928 in Cottonwood, AL to John Hamilton Hatcher and Artie O. (Branning) Hatcher. He served in the Army/Air Corp at the end of WWII and in the Korean Conflict. He had been assigned to the 4376th Operations Sq, 301st ABG and then transferred to the Air Force where he became a SSGT in the 328th Bombadier Squadron. He moved to Florida after his service and spent the last 56 years living in Tampa, FL. He was the owner of a meat market, worked in lawn care and as a security guard during the course of his life. Bill enjoyed fishing, the beach and visiting his brothers and sisters. . Bill was preceded in death by parents, John Hamilton and Artie O. (Branning) Hatcher; brothers, John and Luther Hatcher; sisters, Nora Bell Dorch, Dorothy Strickland and husband, Webb and Pauline Guilford. Survivors include, three daughters, Nancy Wilhelm and husband, Ron of Grantsburg, WI; Virginia Simmons and husband, Doug of Tampa, FL; Amanda Trent and husband Randy of Nicholasville, KY, nine grandchildren, Erica Fornos, Monica Thompson, Jessica Fornos; all of Tampa, FL; Justin Wilhelm and wife, Alissa of Wahiawa, HI; Jacob Wilhelm and wife Aleah of Jacksonville, NC; Larissa Wilhelm of Bloomington, MN; Jackson, Jonathan and Jayden Trent; all of Nicholasville, KY; three great-grandchildren, Kari Lynne Fornos, Elliott Thompson and Georgia Rose Wilhelm, one sister, Elsie Dennis and husband Ray of Blountstown, FL; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday, January 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tim Rhodes officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends Friday, January 24, 2020 from 1:00 pm (CST) until service time at 2:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.    

 

 

 

 

James David Elliott

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James David Elliott passed away in Telogia, FL on January 23, 2020 at the age of 82 surrounded by his family. James was born in Hosford, FL to JD and Pauline (Chason) Elliott on December 17, 1937. James is preceded in death by his parents, his son Benny Temple, his sister Florece Marshall (TW Marshall), sister Mary Sewell (RD Sewell), brother-in-law Richard (Dick) Powell and brother-in-law Thomas Brown. James grew up in Hosford but as a young man after his high school graduation he tried his hand in traveling while serving his country in the National Guard and decided that wasn’t for him so he returned home. Then he decided he wanted to take off and try his hand in car assembly lines in Ohio, the snow wasn’t for him either so he returned home again. God brought James back to Hosford over and over so he could find the love of his life, Frances Elliott. In 1969 they began a true love story while raising five children together. James has tried his hand at just about everything and there was nothing he couldn’t do. He has been a cross-country truck driver, a neighborhood carpenter and mechanic; he worked for 15 years for St. Joe Land and Development. After his retirement, he wasn’t ready to fully retire yet so he began working as a log truck driver. James enjoyed traveling and spent many days loading up friends and family to show all of them the wonderful places he has been but mostly he loved going to the Great Smokey Mountains. Throughout the years, he spent many hours hunting and fishing with his friends and family. He was a member of the Mt Zion United Pentecostal Church of Hosford where he enjoyed the word of God, fellowship and dedication. James is survived by his wife of 50 years, Frances Elliott; four children Paula Parrish (Bob), Michael Temple, Carolyn Sellers (Jody) and David Elliott (Kelli), seven grandchildren, Nikki Sellers, JD Sellers, Karleigh Sellers, Cameron Parrish, Lauren Temple, Chase Elliott and Bailey Camp; three great-grandchildren, Payson Sellers, Boe Sellers and Alexis Coleman; his sister Geneva Powell; three Brothers-in-law Joe Brown, Edward Brown and Ellis Brown and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm (EST) at Mt. Zion United Pentecostal Church of Hosford with Reverend Aaron Elkins officiating.  Interment will follow at Sanders Cemetery in Hosford, FL. The family will receive friends Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 2:00 pm (EST) until service time at 3:00 pm (EST) at Mt. Zion United Pentecostal Church. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.   
 

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Mrs. Ruby Clark

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  Mrs. Ruby Clark, age 61, of Blountstown, FL passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020 in Dothan, AL. Ruby was born on March 15, 1958 in Itawamba County, MS to Dallas Lowder and Sarah (Roberts) Lowder and had lived in Calhoun County for past 25 years coming from Palm Beach County, FL. Rudy loved to exercise, working in her flower garden, enjoying her swimming pool and especially spending time with her granddaughter, Emalee Grace. She was a member of Travelers Rest Freewill Baptist Church in Clarksville, FL. Ruby was 8th of 10 siblings, and was a graduate of Itawamba Agricultural High School in Fulton, MS. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dallas Lowder and Sarah (Roberts) Lowder, brothers; Dewey and Esker Lowder, sisters; Gladys Sanchez and Barbara Roberts. Survivors include, husband, Keith Clark of Blountstown, FL, son, Scott Clark of Blountstown, FL, sisters, Blanch Rainwater of Tupelo, MS, Mary Sandlin and husband, Larry of Amory, MS, Linda Jones, Kathryn Lowder of Tupelo, MS, Brenda Lindley and husband, Bobby of Guntown, MS, granddaughter, Emalee Grace Clark of Blountstown, FL. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January, 28, 2020 at 2:00 PM (CST) at Travelers Rest Freewill Baptist Church in Clarksville, FL with Reverend Allan Austin officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown, FL. The family will receive friends Monday, January 27, 2020 from 6:00 PM (CST) until 8:00 PM (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL   

 

 

 

 

 

James S (Jim) Parrish

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    James S (Jim) Parrish passed away at his home on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 in Chattanooga, TN. Jim served his country in the US Army for three years during the Korean War, and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant. He attended Blountstown High School, Chipola Jr. College and Florida State University. His first employment after college was with American Oil Company in Jacksonville, Florida. He was promoted to bulk plant sales in Gainesville, Florida. He was then transferred back to Jacksonville where he later accepted a position with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. He retired from Liberty Mutual Insurance Company as a sales manager for East Tennessee with offices in Chattanooga, Cleveland, and Knoxville, after 27 years of service. He was of the Baptist Faith. He was a member of New Heights Baptist Church. He served as a deacon for over 22-years. He was a member of the Faithful Shepherds Sunday School class.  Jim enjoyed membership in a number of Masonic related organizations. He served as Worshipful Master of Orange Park Lodge #267, Orange Park, Florida in 1970; Worshipful Master of Ooltewah Lodge #741 in Ooltewah, TN , in 1996; was a Past President of the Scottish Rite Society in Chattanooga and was a KCCH; President of Clay County Shrine Club in Orange Park, Florida in 1973; Club Director for Alhambra Shrine in 1980; served as Potentate of Alhambra Shrine Center in 1984; Director General for the Southeastern Shrine Convention in 1990; President of the Southeastern Shrine Motor Corps in 1994 and 1995; and was Director of the Royal Order of Jesters Court #39, in 2003. Jim also held offices in the Order of the Eastern Star. He served as Worthy Patron of Orange Park Chapter #226 in Orange Park, Florida in 1970; served as Worthy Patron of Ooltewah Chapter #365, Ooltewah TN in 1986 and 1988; was elected Worthy Grand Patron of the Grand Chapter of TN in 1990, serving with Worthy Grand Matron, Mrs. Nancy Lindsey. Jim enjoyed camping, fishing, boating, golf, watching Tennessee football , Nascar, and his dog, Rocky. He was an active member of the Riverside Campground Lot Owners Association for many years, serving several years as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association. Jim is survived by his wife, Catherine, of 64 years; his son, Edward Parrish (Radonna), and daughters, Christina Parrish “Wardlaw” and Cheryl Parrish Pedigo (Allan); Grandchildren Jessica (Chris) Pruitt; Michael Parrish (Francis), and Christopher (Ashley) Parrish; and Great Grandchildren, Mason, Maddex and Violet Pruitt, and Levi and Loralei Parrish. The family would like to thank Hospice of Chattanooga for their love and compassion. Burial will be at Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown, FL on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 10:00 am (CST). The family will receive friends Monday, February 3, 2020 from 9:00 am (CST) until service time at 10:00 am (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alhambra Shrine transportation fund, 1000 Alhambra Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37421 OR New Heights Baptist Church, 158 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road, Ringgold, GA 30736. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.  

 

 

 

 

 

Thelma Lynn Tolley

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 Winona Reeder, age 95. of Bonifay, FL passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 in Bonifay. Winona was born on April 5, 1924 in Crawfordville, FL to Chester Vause and Ethel Carraway and had lived in Bonifay for the past several years. She was a homemaker and loved baking cakes, square dancing, polka dancing, reading, cooking but most of all she truly loved her family. Winona was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Emmett Reeder and a son, Terry Reeder. Survivors include, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm (CST), 1:00 pm (EST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tim Hall officiating. Interment will follow in Clarksville, Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 5, 2020 from 11:00 am (CST), 12:00 pm (EST) until service time at 12:00 pm (CST), 1:00 pm (EST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

David George Montford

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 David George Montford, age 73, of Tallahassee, FL passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 in Tallahassee. David was born on November 11, 1946 in Marianna, FL to George Montford and Hazel (Ayers) Montford and had lived in Tallahassee since 1975 coming from Blountstown. David taught math at Altha and Blountstown High Schools for five years and in Education Administration for over thirty years. He loved fishing, golfing, electronics, reading, woodworking, his tool shed and especially loved FSU Football. David was preceded in death by his parents, George Montford and Hazel (Ayers) Montford. Survivors include, wife, Maybelle Montford of Tallahassee, FL, one daughter, Kristin Joyner of Havana, FL, One brother, Ronnie Montford and wife, Betty of Tallahassee, FL, his two loving cats, Callie and Gateway. Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 3:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown with Senator Bill Montford and Frank Bracewell officiating. Interment will follow in Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 2:00 pm (CST) until service time at 3:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Tallahassee- Leon Community Animal Service Center, 1125 Easterwood Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32311. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.   

 

 

 

 

 

Kathryn Marshall Tucker

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Kathryn Marshall Tucker, 100, of Blountstown, Florida, after a short illness, passed away Monday morning, February 17, 2020.The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until 3:00 pm, Saturday, February 22ndat Blountstown United Methodist Church, 20500 West Central Avenue, in Blountstown, Florida. The funeral service will be held at Blountstown United Methodist Church at 3:00 PM, Saturday. Burial will follow at Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown. Mrs. Tucker was born in Apalachicola, Florida, on December 2, 1919, the daughter of Dwight and Ida Maude Marshall, who are both deceased. She was raised in Apalachicola, graduated from Apalachicola High School in 1938 and attended FSCW in Tallahassee. Mrs. Tucker married Tommie Tucker of Blountstown in 1941 and resided in Blountstown since then. Kathryn had a real talent for water color painting, enjoyed traveling over many areas of the world, and accumulating an extensive collection of antique bottles. She was the oldest member of the Blountstown United Methodist Church, and belonged to the Daughters of the American Revolution organization, the United Methodist Women’s Group, the local Garden Club, and was a 70 year member of a local weekly bridge club. Mrs. Tucker believed one of the secrets to her longevity was keeping a very positive outlook each and every day. When asked what her family’s most notable “family tradition” was, she replied it was the longevity passed along to family members. Her sister lived to the age of 102, her mother to age 97, and a number of cousins are presently in their upper nineties. Mrs. Tucker is survived by her sons, Mike Tucker (Ann) of Blountstown, and Ken Tucker (Debby) of Tallahassee. In addition, she is survived by six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren and still counting and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was predeceased by her husband Tommie Tucker of Blountstown, a son Dwight Marshall Tucker (Wanda) of Alachua, Florida, a sister Vivian Marshall Sherlock of Tallahassee, and a brother Dwight Marshall, Jr., of Apalachicola. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in memory of Mrs. Tucker be made to Blountstown United Methodist Church, 20500 West Central Avenue, Blountstown, Florida 32424, or to the Apalachicola Margaret Key Library, 80 12thStreet, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. Peavy Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements (850/674-2266)., 100, of Blountstown, Florida, after a short illness, passed away Monday morning, February 17, 2020.The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until 3:00 pm, Saturday, February 22ndat Blountstown United Methodist Church, 20500 West Central Avenue, in Blountstown, Florida. The funeral service will be held at Blountstown United Methodist Church at 3:00 PM, Saturday. Burial will follow at Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown. Mrs. Tucker was born in Apalachicola, Florida, on December 2, 1919, the daughter of Dwight and Ida Maude Marshall, who are both deceased. She was raised in Apalachicola, graduated from Apalachicola High School in 1938 and attended FSCW in Tallahassee. Mrs. Tucker married Tommie Tucker of Blountstown in 1941 and resided in Blountstown since then. Kathryn had a real talent for water color painting, enjoyed traveling over many areas of the world, and accumulating an extensive collection of antique bottles. She was the oldest member of the Blountstown United Methodist Church, and belonged to the Daughters of the American Revolution organization, the United Methodist Women’s Group, the local Garden Club, and was a 70 year member of a local weekly bridge club. Mrs. Tucker believed one of the secrets to her longevity was keeping a very positive outlook each and every day. When asked what her family’s most notable “family tradition” was, she replied it was the longevity passed along to family members. Her sister lived to the age of 102, her mother to age 97, and a number of cousins are presently in their upper nineties. Mrs. Tucker is survived by her sons, Mike Tucker (Ann) of Blountstown, and Ken Tucker (Debby) of Tallahassee. In addition, she is survived by six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren and still counting and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was predeceased by her husband Tommie Tucker of Blountstown, a son Dwight Marshall Tucker (Wanda) of Alachua, Florida, a sister Vivian Marshall Sherlock of Tallahassee, and a brother Dwight Marshall, Jr., of Apalachicola. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in memory of Mrs. Tucker be made to Blountstown United Methodist Church, 20500 West Central Avenue, Blountstown, Florida 32424, or to the Apalachicola Margaret Key Library, 80 12thStreet, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. Peavy Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements (850/674-2266). 

  

 

 

 

 

John Henry Lytle, Jr

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  John Henry Lytle, Jr. age 67, of Blountstown, FL passed away Monday, February 24, 2020 in Tallahassee, FL. John was born on September 24, 1952 in Port St. Joe, FL to John Henry Lytle, Sr. and Margie (Weeks) Lytle and had lived in Calhoun County for most of his life. He was a retired musician and played in several different bands over the years. He enjoyed photography, and loved his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. John also loved his dogs. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Lytle, parents, John Henry Lytle, Sr. and Margie (Weeks) Lytle, son, Joel Lytle. Survivors include, two sons, J.J. Lytle and wife, C.J. of Tallahassee, FL , Michael Lytle and wife, Emily of Blountstown, FL, one daughter, Carolyn Fowler and husband, Kevin of Blountstown, FL, one brother, Allan Lytle and wife, Michelle of Blountstown, FL, five grandchildren, Alyssa, Jenny, Mason, Corey and Jewell and five great-grandchildren, his dog, Sugar Boy. Funeral services will be held Thursday, February, 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Raymond Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Old Shiloh Cemetery in Scotts Ferry. The family will receive friends Thursday, February, 27, 2020 from 1:00 pm (CST) until service time at 2:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Fredrick Tucker, Sr.

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Charles Fredrick Tucker, Sr., age 72, of Wewahitchka, FL passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020 at his home. Charles was born on January 24, 1948 in Hillsborough County, FL to Joseph Fredrick Tucker and Noma Rebecca (Pitts) Tucker and had lived in Wewahitchka since 1996 coming from Tampa. He was an avid NASCAR fan, loved alligator hunting, very patriotic, and truly loved his family. Charles was a member of the Tupelo Masonic lodge # 289 in Wewahitchka, Eastern Star and the Scottish Rite Bodies in Panama City. He was a retired truck driver. Survivors include, one son, Charles Fredrick Tucker, Jr and wife, Jacqueline of Plant City, FL, fiancé, Martha Wages of Wewahitchka, FL, two sisters, Marie Whitfield and husband, John of Lakeland, GA, Cora Atkinson of Wewahitchka, FL, one granddaughter, Colby Tucker of Plant City, FL.Funeral services will be held Friday, February 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm (CST) from the graveside at Buckhorn Cemetery in Wewahitchka. Interment will follow with Masonic and Eastern Star Rites. The family will receive friends Friday, February 28, 2020 from 1:00 pm (CST) until service time at 2:00 pm (CST) from the graveside at Buckhorn Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL. 

 

 

 

 

 

Gregory Lesley Owens

    

  Gregory Lesley Owens went home to be with his Lord and Savior on February 26th, 2020. Today we honor and celebrate the life of Gregory Lesley Owens. Greg was born on November 4th, 1953 in Williston Florida to Leon and Frances Owens. He grew up in Vernon, Florida along with his four brothers and sisters David Owens (Peggy), Mary Steverson, Vera Ann Kirkland (Terry), and Gary Owens (Laurie.) During his high school career Greg loved fishing on Holmes Creek, playing baseball, and was the FFA State Champion in Log Rolling. After graduation he attended Biblical College in Nashville Tennessee and then returned home and attended Washington-Holmes Technical Center obtaining a degree as a draftsman. Greg traveled all over the United States, for many years as a Contract Engineer for many different telephone companies. He then went to work for the Florida Department of Corrections.  After retirement, Greg and his wife Sammie, settled into a slower pace of life, traveling and spending time with their children and grandchildren. In 2016, they purchased land to be closer to their children and grandchildren and eventually moved to Telogia, Florida. There they found and joined a loving church family at Corinth Baptist Church. Greg wholeheartedly accepted to serve as a deacon of the church, serving wherever he was needed. Greg and Sammie have a home in Hayesville North Carolina and enjoyed their time together in the mountains. Prior to his passing, Greg was enjoying building a home that he designed for himself and Sammie on the property they had purchased in Liberty County. Greg will be greatly missed by his wife Sammie Owens, daughters Leslie Arnold (Derrick), Kelli Elliot (David), Mandi Davidson, and his son Mitchell Davidson (Kaitlyn), his eight grandchildren Bailey, Anthony, Malachi, Micah, Chesney, Maleaha, Chase, and Wells, and his loving family and church family. Celebration of Life will be held March, 1st, Sunday at 3:00 EST at Corinth Baptist Church in Hosford. Family will receive friends at 2:00 EST. In lieu of flowers donations are being accepted in honor of Greg at Four Corners Ministries (Att: Allen & Mallory Corbin in memo of check) and A Women’s Pregnancy Center in Tallahassee, Florida. All Arrangement are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.  

 

 

 

 

Tina Lavaughn Lefeavers

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Tina Lavaughn Lefeavers age 56 of Bristol, FL passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in Tallahassee, FL. Tina was born on July 12, 1963 in Chipley Florida to Wendell Douglas Harrison and Mary June McKamey and lived in Bristol since 1997 coming from Tallahassee FL. Tina worked for 17 years at the Buccaneer Inn on St. George Island. She loved the beach, fishing, crafting, reading, garage selling and her beloved Florida State Seminoles. She never met a soldier that she didn't thank for their service she was very patriotic. Tina was preceded in death by her dad, Wendell Harrison. Her most cherished gift was her family. Survivors Include,

Mother, Mary June McKamey and Step Dad Frank McKamey of Carrabelle, FL. Husband, Edward Wayne Lefeavers, Sr. of Bristol, FL, one son, Edward Wayne Lefeavers Jr of Chipley, FL, one Daughter, Kristin Deann Lefeavers of New London, NC, 3 Grandchildren, Aubrey, Jordyn and Dominic. Funeral Services will be held Saturday February 29, 2020 at 12:00 pm (EST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown. The family will receive family and friends for visitation from 11:00 am (EST) until the service time at 12:00 pm (EST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee FL. After the service we will gather at the Sand Bar and Grill in Blountstown FL. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frankie Nell Bailey

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 Frankie Nell Bailey, age 85, of Blountstown, Florida passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Bay Medical Center. Nell was born April 20, 1934 in Blountstown, FL and had lived here all of life. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Franklin Bailey and Wilma Annette (Gatlin) Bailey, two brothers, Charles Bailey and his wife, Betty and Wallace Bailey, two sisters, Johnnie Rebecca Bailey and Ann Bailey Bush, two brothers–in- law Raymond Paulk and Buddy Shuler. She is survived by, brother, Arthur Bailey and his wife Kathy of Blountstown, FL, three Sisters: Carolyn Shuler of Bristol, FL, Patsy Godwin and her husband, Alvin of Bristol, FL, Winnie Paulk and friend Claude Arnold of Marianna, FL, aunt, Shirley Smith of Pensacola, FL, numerous, nieces, nephews and cousins, special cousins, Betty June, Vondell, and Dorothy Jean. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 11:00 am (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown, FL with Reverend Chris Goodman and Reverend Coy Collins officiating. Interment will follow at Laramore/Bailey Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 6:00 pm (CST) untl 8:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.   

 

 

 

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John Alex (Johnny) Cain

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  John Alex (Johnny) Cain, age 60, of Clarksville, FL passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020 at his home. Johnny was born on November 21, 1959 in Port St. Joe, FL to Lance Cain and Winifred (Barbee) Cain and had lived in Blountstown for most of his life and for the last 25 years had lived in Clarksville, FL. He was an electrician by trade, beginning his carrier in the early 1980’s working several years with Jack Bowman Electric. Later working several years with Williams Electric before joining the I.B.E.W. Electrical Union, working several years with Augustine Electric where he achieved his Journeyman Card before becoming self-employed and retiring due to health issues. He worked for many people in and around Calhoun County. Johnny had a great love for music, being self-taught on guitar, harmonica and recently the Banjo. He loved music events and enjoyed playing music with many different groups of friends. He attended the Florida Folk Music Festival at the Suwanee River with his wife, Donna for 23 years. They enjoyed many events and family and friends gatherings throughout their marriage. Johnny loved and appreciated spending time with his many friends. He loved his children, and adored his grandchildren and cherished any visits he got from them. He loved picnics, cookouts, History and the River. Johnny loved life and the Lord and spending time with his wife, Donna. Johnny is preceded in death his parents, Lance Cain and Winifred (Barbee), brother, Clinton Cain, mother-in-law, Carol Bryan. Survivors include, wife Donna Cain of Clarksville, FL; son, Nick Cain of Bristol, FL; daughter, Ashlee Copeland of Bristol, FL; grandchildren, Jayce, Breanna, Brayden, Haila and Baylee; several cousins ; his two dogs he truly loved, Buck and Angel. The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 1:00 pm (CDT) until 3:00 pm (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. Memorialization will be by cremation. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL. 

 

 

 

 

  

Beverly Marks Freeland

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Beverly Marks Freeland, age 67, of Altha, Florida, passed away early Saturday morning, March 21, 2020 at her home. Beverly was born on September 15, 1952 in Altha to Bob Marks and Nancy (Baggett) Marks and had lived in Altha all of her life. She was owner and operator of Bob’s Café in Altha for seven years, a graduate of Altha High School. Beverly loved being on the Chipola River playing Bingo and truly loved her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Freeland, parents, Bob and Nancy Marks, brother, Ricky Marks. Survivors include, two daughters, Dawn Marie Sullivant and Barry of Pensacola, FL; Shannon Freeland of Altha, FL; two sons, Sean Patrick Kelly of Alford, FL; Kenny Freeland of New York; two brothers, Johnny Marks and wife, Nellie of Altha, FL; Randy Marks and wife, Donna of North Carolina; one sister, Bobbie Phillips and husband, R.L. of Altha, FL; five grandchildren, Clayton, Ashley, Tyler, Shane and Stacey; Two great-grandchildren, Kinsley and Hunter. Graveside services will be held Sunday morning, March 22, 2020 at 11:00 am (CDT) at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Altha. At the family request, due to the Corona Virus and for the protection of all family and friends a celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date and time for all family and friends to attend. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.