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    Ethyel Surratt

    Ethyel (Lu) Surratt, 88 of Lansing, Michigan passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 at Bickford Assisted Living of West Lansing.She was born to the late Harry and Hazel Burr on Sept. 20, 1931.Lu, formerly of Jackson, Michigan and Apalachicola, was a former nursery school assistant at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and a longtime member of the Jackson Gourmet Club. Her…

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    Ben Withers, Jr.

    Robert Benjamin (Ben) Withers, Jr. of Panacea, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 at the age of 56. Ben had been in ill health recently and was awaiting a kidney transplant.He is survived by his wife, Lisa Ann McVey Withers; daughter, Mia Louise Withers; son, Jefferson Benjamin Withers; grandson, Justice Withers; mother, Barbara Sheehan Withers, and brothers, Pierce,…

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    Brenda Gail Richards

    Brenda Gail Richards, of Liberty County, passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 at the age of 56, surrounded by her loving family in Eastpoint.Brenda Gail was born in Blountstown and was a lifelong resident of Liberty County.She is survived by her children, Joshua Standridge, Denise Richards, and Tamara Shiver and husband Richard; sister Diane Godwin; brother William Sanders; and grandchildren…

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    Candise Rae Whiddon

    Candise Rae Whiddon was born July 23, 1984 to Bonnie A. and the late Craig Ray Whiddon Sr. She passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 at home surrounded by her mother and loved ones!She leaves behind a son Xavier Whiddon Martin; her mother Bonnie A. Whiddon; three brothers Chris (Stephanie} Gragg and their two sons and two daughters; Craig Ray…

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    Melissa Ann Lucy

    Melissa Ann Lucy was born May 15, 1976 to Ray and Persais Nowling in Marianna. She passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at the age of 43 in Apalachicola.Melissa was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.She is survived by her husband, Karl Lucy; children, Bradley Cardin, Brittany Wilson, and Gregory Wilson; mother, Persais; sister Abbie Shiver and…

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    Adam Thompson

    Adam Gee Thompson transitioned from this life to his everlasting life on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.He was born to Willie and James Thompson on April 25, 1928 in Carrabelle. He graduated from Sopchoppy High School with further studies at Lively Technical School. He enlisted in the Air Force and was sent to Bolling AFB in Washington D. C. during the…

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    Jerry Cauthen

    Jerry Cauthen, 83, passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at River Oaks Hospital in Flowood, Mississippi.He was born on Sept. 30, 1935, in Farmhaven, Mississippi, to the late Lynn and Louise Cauthen. Jerry graduated from Farmhaven High School in 1953. He served in the United States Army as part of the 3rd Armored Division, Combat Command “A.”Jerry married LaNelle Marling…

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    Fayne Pickering

    On Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, Fayne Elaine Pickering, former resident of Carrabelle, loving mother of three children, passed away surrounded by her loved ones at the age of 92.Fayne was born on May 13, 1927 in Summit County, Ohio. In her early life, Fayne and her husband were entrepreneurs and owned several businesses. Later in Life, she retired as a…

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    Carol E. Kelley

    Faithful servant Carol Edmondson Kelley was called home by our Lord Jesus on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. She was born in 1940 in Jacksonville.Carol is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Ronald A. Kelley, and their children Charlene Etta and Shawn Allen, of Carrabelle. She is preceded in death by both her loving parents, George and Gladys Collins,…

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    Sharon Kelley

    Sharon Millender Kelley, 69, died unexpectedly, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Clarksville, Tennessee.She is a native of Eastpoint, and was residing in Carrabelle.Mrs. Kelley was born on Oct. 16, 1949, in Apalachicola, to the late HenryElla and Odis Millender. She was a devout Christian with a strong faith in the Lord. She loved to cook and in her younger…

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    Bessie Robison

    Bessie L. Robison, of Carrabelle, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.She is survived by two children, Dave Robison (Claire) and Jane Robison; three grandchildren, Kelly, Scott and Stephanie, and seven great-grandchildren.Funeral services will be held on Monday, Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. at Carrabelle United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends one…

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    Oscar Barry Brown

    Homegoing Celebration for Oscar Barry Brown will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 at New Life Holiness Church, 219-16th Street, Apalachicola.The wake will be Friday, Sept. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m., also at New Life Church.

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    Lowell Chambers

    Lowell Andrew Chambers, 86, longtime resident of Carrabelle, passed away peacefully in Brunswick, Maine, with his family at his side.Married for 63 years to Berneice Chambers, Lowell is back again with the love of his life. Lowell was predeceased in 2017 by Berneice, his soulmate and partner into eternity.He is survived by his daughter Karen Chambers Hill and husband Tom,…

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    Kathleen Varnes Brown

    Mrs. Lois Kathleen “Kat” Varnes Brown, 83, of Jacksonville, passed away Saturday night, August 31, 2019.Mrs. Brown was born Dec. 5, 1935 in Apalachicola to parents Mavis and Katie (Wilson) Varnes. Lois enjoyed being a housewife and homemaker to take care of her family.Her parents; brothers Cecil, Ellis, and Julian; sisters Frances, Maggie Bea and Minnie; and her late husband,…

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    Barbara Gail Phillips

    Gail Phillips, age 71, passed away at her home in Lanark, on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019.She was preceded in death by her mother, Phyllis Andrews Fretwell and her brother, Bernard Phillips.Gail was born in Macon, Georgia and spent most of her childhood in Daytona Beach. She graduated from Daytona Beach Mainland High School and West Georgia University, with a bachelor’s…

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    Clark Holmes

    Clark Laddson Holmes, 87, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.Clark was a resident of Apalachicola and a native of Savannah, Georgia. He was an Army veteran and served in the Korean War. He practiced law for 30 years.After retirement Clark had a passion for wood working and spent many hours enjoying that craft.He…

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    Ingle Stephens

    Ingle Maria James Stephens, 95, passed away on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette, Louisiana.At the request of family, private inurnment will follow at a later date.Ingle was born Aug. 20, 1924, in St. Croix in the Virgin Islands, in the province of Christiansted, and was a resident of Acadiana. Ingle was a humanitarian of…

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    Mike Scarabin

    Mr. Robert Michael “Mike” Scarabin, 66, of Wewahitchka, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 at his home.He worked at St. Joe Paper Company for 26 years and was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. He loved his dogs and his children and was an avid FSU fan.Survivors include his children, Robert Michael Wombles, Ashlea Nicole Guthrie, and Brooke…

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    Aurora Rickards

    At approximately 25 weeks pregnant, Kayla Rickards felt a decrease in movement by her unborn daughter, Aurora Rickards. Due to the normal high energy by Aurora, Kayla was extremely concerned. Upon arrival to Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center in Panama City, doctors agreed an emergency C-Section was necessary after it was discovered she was bleeding into her placenta.A beautiful baby…

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    Barbara Muchisky

    Barbara Muchisky, formerly of Alligator Point, passed away on April 29, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.Barb was born in 1943 and grew up in Wisconsin with her sister Ann. She was a lifelong teacher who taught all of us about friendship, kindness, joy, laughter, and adventure. She lived her life to the fullest and has loving friends and family spread out…

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    Tina McClain

    Tina McClain, 56, of Apalachicola, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loved ones.Tina E. Sapp was born Nov. 3, 1962 in Panama City to John W. Sapp Sr. and Betty L. (Suggs) Sapp. She was united in marriage to Lynn E. McClain in Apalachicola on June 12, 1981.In addition…

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    Carol Collins

    Carol Diane Collins, 64, of Wildwood, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019.Ms. Collins was born June 2, 1955 in Duluth, Georgia, to Curtis Lee Gibbs and Violet Exie Pike Watkins. She grew up in the Sand Mountain region of Alabama before moving to Ft. Pierce. Carol moved to Wildwood with her husband and son in 1988 from Ft. Pierce.She was…

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    Alvin Glenn Martina, Sr.

    Alvin Glenn Martina, Sr., 72, of Apalachicola, was born Feb. 11, 1947 in Port St. Joe. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on Aug. 10, 2019 in Tallahassee.He is survived by the Love of his Life, Kathy Martina, children Milinda Martina, Milissa (David) Varnes, Diane Flowers, and Renae Bridges, along with some adopted strays that stuck like…

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    Eva Guerrieri

    Sleeping peacefully, Eva Marlene Guerrieri, 81, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019.Marlene was born December 1937 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Rex and Erline Littleton. At age 8, Marlene moved with her family to Carrabelle to live with her grandparents. After graduating from Carrabelle High School, she married Earl Brattain, had four children and relocated in Centerville,…

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    Darrell M. Segree

    Our daddy, Darrell M. Segree, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the age of 75.He is preceded in death by his wife Vicky and his son David.He is survived by his seven children, Pamela (Robert) Clements, Tony (Billie) Segree, Lee (Heather) Harris, Stephanie (Larry) Smith, George (Brenda) Segree, Crystal Segree, and Era Mae (Pat)…

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    Lulu Hobbs

    It is with great sadness that we inform you that Buna Mae “Lulu” Hobbs passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 in Greenville.Lulu was born on July 6, 1939. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She had a spunk like no other; she could light up an entire room with just her laugh and smile.She was preceded in…

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    Hayley Creamer

    Hayley Anndryatta Williams Creamer, 15, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 in Eastpoint.She was a student and star cheerleader at Franklin County High School, where she was about to enter the 10th grade. Hayley enjoyed pageantry and was recently crowned as Miss Teen Seahawk 2019. She also loved shopping, beach trips, and spending time with her friends.Hayley was…

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    Ann Gesteland

    Ann Gesteland, 84, of St. George Island, formerly of Lodi, Wisconsin, Cincinnati, Ohio and West Bend, Wisconsin, was called home to heaven Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, after suffering a stroke in April 2019.She was born May 7, 1935 in Madison, Wisconsin, to Wallace and Mildred Winn (nee Beswick).After marrying Werner E. Wilking in 1954, she moved to West Bend in…

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    Anna Marie Fincher

    It is with great sadness that we inform you that Anna Marie Fincher (Byrum) passed away on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 in Evansville, Indiana.She was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina to James Edward (Ed) Byrum and Janet Lorraine Pickrell (Foster) on Jan. 30, 1959. She graduated from Apollo High School, Owensboro, Kentucky where she was in the Air Force Unit…

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    Henry Brown, Jr.

    Deacon Henry Brown Jr., 78, was born in Enterprise, Alabama on Dec. 12, 1940 to the late Mother Essie Mae Wiles and Henry Brown, Sr. He is preceded in death by both parents and siblings, Jessie Lee Moore and Eugene Brown. He departed this life on Saturday, June 29, 2019.He received his primary education in Enterprise, Alabama, and attended Quinn…

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    Ross Stokes

    Ross Stokes, 85, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019.After graduating from the University of Florida, Ross worked as an engineer at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company for 37 years.He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Frances (Morgan) Stokes, and his brother, Bob.He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary Beth (Picinich) Stokes; his children,…