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John E. Browne, Jr.

John E. Browne, Jr.

John E. Browne, Jr., 61, of Crawfordville, entered into rest on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. On May 1, 1957, John E. Browne, Sr. and Doris Hance Browne welcomed a baby boy into their loving Apalachicola home. After graduation from Chapman High School in Apalachicola, John decided to further his education at Florida State University. In Sept. 1977

Marcia E. Knapke

Marcia E. Knapke

Marcia E. Knapke, of Port St. Joe, and wife of Mark Knapke, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Sacred Heart on the Gulf surrounded by her family.The family will have a memorial service from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 at Spring Place Baptist Church, Chatsworth, Georgia. A gathering to celebrate Marcia’s life will be held 8

Richard F. Scarabin, Jr.

Richard F. Scarabin, Jr.

Richard Frank Scarabin Jr., 41, of Apalachicola, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018 following a long battle of illness.Mr. Scarabin was born in Port St. Joe. He loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting, archery, artifact hunting, collecting and searching for old coins and loved learning, as well as sharing the history of items he collected. He

Darlene Pugh

Darlene Pugh

Darlene Pugh, 60, of Apalachicola, passed away at 2 a.m. Sunday morning, July 22, 2018 at Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee.She was born in Apalachicola on August 29, 1957.Funeral services will be Saturday, July 28 at 1 p.m. at New Life First Born Church, Tabernacle by the Sea, 219 16th Street, with Bishop Horace Solomon

Jackie Heyser

Jackie Heyser

Jacquelyn Glass Heyser, of Apalachicola, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, July 23, 2018.She was born Nov. 14, 1931 in Apalachicola. She attended Chapman High School and received her baccalaureate degree from Florida State University. After graduation, she became an elementary school teacher.On June 12, 1954, Jackie married Air Force 1st

William J. Luberto, Jr.

William J. Luberto, Jr.

William Joseph Luberto, Jr. was born June 21, 1953 in Teaneck, New Jersey. He departed this life on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 in Eastpoint.He is preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, Paula Ann Luberto; and his parents, William Joseph Luberto, Sr. and Beatrice Luberto.He is survived by two sons, William G. Luberto

Robert David Fewox

Robert David Fewox

Robert David “Dave” Fewox was born in Gainesville on May 3, 1965. He departed this life on Sunday, July 1, 2018.David grew up in Tallahassee and at Alligator Point. He was graduated from Maclay School in Tallahassee and Eckerd College in St. Petersburg. After graduation, following his energetic and peripatetic nature, he worked for Stadium

Everett “Buddy” Taylor

Everett “Buddy” Taylor

Everett “Buddy” Taylor, 63, of Inglis, passed away Monday July 16, 2018.He was born July 21, 1954 in Clewiston, and moved to Inglis 20 years ago from Lima, Ohio. Buddy was of the Christian faith. He was a retired commercial truck driver and enjoyed playing pool.Buddy was preceded in death by his father, Zeddie Taylor.

George W. Creamer, Jr.

George W. Creamer, Jr.

George Wilburn Creamer, Jr., 82, of Eastpoint, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 in Jacksonville.He was born in Eastpoint, Oct. 29, 1935 to the late George Wilburn Creamer, Sr. and Mary Virginia (Segree) Creamer. He proudly served in the United States Air Force and was a retired Postmaster. He was of the Assembly of God

Patrick Rhodes

Patrick Rhodes

Evan Patrick Rhodes, 68, of Odessa, passed away on Thursday evening, July 12, 2018 at Suncoast Hospice in Clearwater after a long battle with cancer.Rhodes was born May 30, 1950 in Apalachicola to Yvonne Patricia Wilson. After receiving his GED, he joined the U.S. Army in 1968, and served in Vietnam. He was honorably discharged

Ruth Ann Barnes

Ruth Ann Barnes

Ruth Ann Barnes died Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at Ozark Mountain Regional Healthcare in Crane, Missouri. She passed peacefully in her sleep with her youngest son, Christopher, by her side and with the help of hospice, nurses, and aides to comfort her.Ruth Ann was born Ruth Ann Walz to Martin and Jeanette Walz at St.

Elizabeth Ann (Lyd) Stokoe

Elizabeth Ann (Lyd) Stokoe

Elizabeth Ann (Lyd) Brown Mills Stokoe, 77, of Port St. Joe, went to be with her Lord and Saviour, Friday, June 29, 2018.She was the daughter of Charles A. (Bo) and Ida Ethel Kilbourn Brown of Port St. Joe.Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents: her first husband, William J. Mills; uncle Fayette Kilbourn; sister,

Robert Lloyd Nute Jr.

Robert Lloyd Nute Jr.

Robert Lloyd Nute Jr. was born Sept. 2, 1958 in Oxnard, California. Robert passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018 in Gainesville.Memorial services will be held Thursday, July 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Eastpoint Church of God.He was survived by his two children, daughter K’yla Shiver and son Seth Nute; mother, Ora Lee Nute; sisters,

Jim Welsh

Jim Welsh

James Joseph Welsh, 80, passed away peacefully, surrounded by friends, under the care of Big Bend Hospice at St. James Bay Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carrabelle, on Tuesday afternoon, June 26, 2018.He was born in Granite City, Illinois on Jan. 1, 1938 to the late James and Alice Key Welsh.He was retired from the

Janice Odom

Janice Odom

Janice Odom, 81, of Tallahassee and Live Oak Island, passed peacefully, Thursday, June 21, 2018, with family by her side.Janice was born Feb. 3, 1937, in Jacksonville to Norman and Bobbie (Manzer) Grosser.Janice grew up in Jacksonville, the youngest of three girls. Her father, Norman, taught her how to catch all varieties of seafood on

Thomas Kelly, Jr.

Thomas Kelly, Jr.

Thomas Erwin Kelly, Jr., of Carrabelle, died on Saturday, June 23, 2018.He is survived by Mel, his cherished wife of 56½ years, and their two beloved children, Kimberly (Harold) Reijers and Thomas William.Extended family and friends also mourn. No services are planned at this time. 

Patricia Ann Hevier

Patricia Ann Hevier

Patricia Ann Hevier passed away peacefully on Monday, June 18, 2018 at the age of 78.She was born on March 19, 1940 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to John and Genevieve (Swantek) Jacobsen. She had three sisters, Mary Jane, Sandra, and Louise, and one brother, John.On Nov. 7, 1959 she married the love of her life, Jan

Wayne Mitchell O’Neal

Wayne Mitchell O’Neal

Wayne Mitchell O’Neal, 60, of Apalachicola, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Panama City.Wayne was born on June 1, 1958 at Franklin County Hospital at the Apalachicola airport. He was the son of Wayne and Grace O’Neal.He attended Holy Family School and later went to Wallace M. Quinn High School and then to

John T. Chandler

John T. Chandler

Mr. John T. Chandler, 79, of Lanark Village, changed his address to heaven Wednesday, May 30, 2018; having passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family.John was many things to many people. He and his wife, JoEllen, resided in Lanark Village for the past 20 years, where he served the community as an on-call repairman,

Gayle Speed Ringo

Gayle Speed Ringo

Gayle Speed Ringo, 58, of Apalachicola and Pensacola, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Pensacola.Gayle was born in Apalachicola on August 25, 1959. She was the daughter of Ella Speed and the late Willie Speed. She was educated in the Franklin County school system, graduating in 1977 from Apalachicola High School. She

Harvey Daughtry, Jr.

Harvey Daughtry, Jr.

Harvey Daughtry, Jr., of Carrabelle, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018 in Colquitt, Georgia at the age of 47. He was a lifelong resident of Carrabelle. Harvey was a master mechanic and loved his family and friends. He is survived by his son, Christian Daughtry; parents Harvey and Mary Daughtry; siblings, Angie Turner (husband, Ty), Buddy Daughtry