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    Dave Girtman

    James David Girtman, 71, of Carrabelle, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 and is now at peace from the holds of dementia. Cremation has occurred.He was born Jan. 18, 1948, in Miami.He is preceded in death by parents Ralph and Ova Josephine “Jay” Girtman; and grandparents J.D. Girtman and Kate Horne Girtman, early pioneers of Coral Gables.He is survived…

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    Susan Richardson

    Artist Susan Lesley Richardson, of Apalachicola, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday morning, June 30, 2019 after a valiant battle with cancer. Her brother John was at her side.Born in London, Susan moved from England to the United States in 1964 and later became a naturalized and proud American citizen in 1974. She spent several years in Atlanta,…

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    Trafton J. Shiver

     Master-at-Arms SeamanTrafton J. ShiverMarine Corps Security Force Battalion Kings Bay, GeorgiaWith deepest sorrow, we announce that Trafton Jackson Shiver, age 20, passed away on June 28, 2019 due to a single car accident.Trafton was born June 16, 1999 and grew up hunting, fishing, and enjoying the outdoors in Carrabelle. He was a 2017 graduate of Wakulla High School. In his…

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    Sonny Chafin

    William Milton (Sonny) Chafin, Jr. died peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, in Apalachicola on Sunday, July 7, 2019 after suffering from dementia for eight years and a mini-stroke for two weeks. He quietly passed away just as his sweet neighbor, a local pastor and his wife, had walked over to pray for them. He was 78…

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    Tom Riddles

    Thomas Coleman Riddles died Saturday, June 22, 2019 at his home in Apalachicola. He was 79.He was born Sept. 2, 1939 in the New Hope community in Holmes County, and lived much of his life in Geneva County, Alabama, and Birmingham, Alabama.Tom was a country-western singer and guitar performer. In his early years he and his band played at lounges,…

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    Grady Eugene Huckeba

    Grady Eugene Huckeba, 81, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at his home in Apalachicola.He was born on Dec. 30, 1937 in Bainbridge, Georgia to Grady Mike Huckeba and Evie Thompson Huckeba.Gene had many occupations. He loved hunting, being on the water as a commercial fisherman, working and living downstairs at the old jail as a deputy sheriff for Franklin…

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    April Stevens

    April Reneé Stevens has gone to rest with the Lord on Sunday, June 23, 2019.She was born in Panama City on April 1, 1984 to Tammy Golden and Randy Walker.April was a very loving, family oriented woman who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.April is survived by her husband, Joseph Brandon Stevens, of Eastpoint; her…

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    Thomas Lee Brannan

    Thomas Lee Brannan, 75, of Carrabelle passed away Monday, June 17, 2019.Services were held Friday, June 21 at 11 a.m. at the Carrabelle United Methodist Church. Graveside followed at Evergreen Cemetery.He was a lifelong resident of Carrabelle and a business owner of T.L. Brannan & Sons Logging. Thomas Lee was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He was a loving son,…

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    Virginia Tucker

    Virginia Tucker, 92, was born on Sept. 20, 1926 in Abbeville, Alabama to Dewitt and Sally Barron Scott.She was the fourth of five children: Jack, Edna, Ruby, Virginia and Nell. Though she grew up very poor during the Great Depression, stories of her childhood were filled with fun and happy times spent playing with her siblings in the pecan orchard…

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    Mitchell Dean Cain

    On Friday, June 21, 2019 at 7:01 a.m., Franklin County lost one of its native sons.Mitchell Dean Cain, son of James W. Cain, was pronounced deceased at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital from congestive heart failure and COPD. Born July 1, 1954, he was 64 years, 11 months and 20 days old.He is survived by his son Victor Wayne Cain; brother Michael…

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    Lucille Jones Wray

    Lucille Jones Wray, affectionately called Mama Wray by all who knew her, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by family, early Sunday morning on Sunday, June 16, 2019 in Tallahassee.She was born in Duluth, Georgia in 1917. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond Buford Wray (Papa Wray) who passed away in Dec. 1988. While he was the love…

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    Willie Lee English

    Willie Lee English, 59, of Carrabelle, departed this earthly life Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Carrabelle.A funeral service for Willie will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22 at the First Assembly of God church, with burial following at Isles of Rest Cemetery, both in Carrabelle. Public visitation will be held at 10:30 a.m. until the hour of service at…

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    Tom Fitzgerald

    Thomas James Fitzgerald, 81, of Tallahassee, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019, at his residence from complications due to intestinal ulcers and liver disease.Tom was born in Troy, New York on May 7, 1938 to Mary Guire Fitzgerald and Thomas F. Fitzgerald, along with his three siblings, Mary Sue Sepa (nee Fitzgerald), Dan and Patricia.Tom was educated in the…

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    Jeremy Register

    Jeremy Register passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at his home in Eastpoint.Jeremy was born Dec. 24, 1976 and was a lifelong resident of Eastpoint.He is survived by his loving wife, Jessica Register; mother-in-law, Diane Glass; stepfather Mark Custer (Liz); grandparents Winfred Register, and Ralph and Ruth Crosby; brothers: little Mark Custer (Farion), Kyler Custer, Brandon Schai Register( Brittney), and…

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    Robert Cooper

    Axson Robert Cooper 63, of Apalachicola, passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center.He is survived by his daughter and son in law, Deborah and Jimmy Cooper, of Apalachicola, and their children, Madison, Andrea, Brianna, Nicholas, and Olivia; his former wife and best friend, Shirley Cooper, and her daughter Kimberly Bennett, and her children, Brittany,…

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    Chuck Spicer

    A Celebration of Life will be held for Chuck Spicer at American Legion Post #82 in Lanark Village this Saturday, June 15, beginning at 6 p.m.Charles James Spicer passed on Friday, May 24, 2019, at the age of 75, after a long battle with cancer.Please join his family and friends to celebrate his life at the American Legion where Chuck…

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    Red Sizemore

    Elgin E. “Red” Sizemore, 95 of Apalachicola, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019 at his home.Red was born March 31, 1924 in Apalachicola to the late George and Selma (Kenney) Sizemore. He was a lifelong resident of Apalachicola and had served in the United States Navy during World War II. He owned and operated Sizemore’s Ace Hardware in Apalachicola for…

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    Joyce Proctor

    Joyce Proctor, 75, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019.She was born in Red Level, Alabama on March 14, 1944 to William Odom and Cora Odom (Gorum).Graveside service will be held at Madrid City Cemetery, in Madrid, Alabama.She was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers.She is survived by daughter Malinda Hartsfield (Shawn); grandchildren Shannon Hartsfield, Shawn Hartsfield,…