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    Laura Jean Spears

    Laura Jean Simmons Spears went to rest with the angels on Friday, September 13, 2019. Laura was born June 27, 1964, in Ft. Myers, Florida, to the late Leon (Evelyn) Simmons, and the late Louise (Grant) Barton. Laura will be forever remembered for her love for her family, and as you well know, if she loves you then you are…

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    Jon Krenkel

    Colonel Jon L. Krenkel, USAF (Ret.), 64, of Navarre, Florida, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019. Jon was a native of Old Bridge, New Jersey, the second of five children born to the late John and Mary Jane Krenkel. Jon received his BS in Physics from Trenton State College in New Jersey; and received his Masters degree from Texas Christian…

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    Thomas Jernigan

    Thomas P. “Tom” Jernigan, 57, of Navarre, Florida, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Tom was a native of New York and lived in Chestertown and Cazenovia, New York, before moving to Florida in 2003. Tom was a graduate of Fayetteville-/Manlius High School and was an honor graduate of Onondaga Community College. He was the owner of Signature…

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    Mary Fortune

    Mary Ruth Blanton Fortune, 83, of Floridatown, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019. Mrs. Fortune was born in Floridatown, raised in Chumuckla, and lived in Pensacola for a number of years. She attended Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Pensacola. Mrs. Fortune is preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Claudell Fortune; a brother, A. J. Blanton;…

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    “Lou” Carswell

    Wanda Louise “Lou” Chavers Carswell, 97, passed away on September 6, 2019. She was born January 6, 1922, in Milton, Florida, to Clarence Bazell Chavers and Mary Alice Harter Chavers. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hicks Carswell; and her brothers, CB Chavers, Bud Chavers, Ray Chavers, Glenn Chavers, and Clifford Chavers.…

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    Richard Fell

    Richard L. Fell, 51, of Milton, Florida, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019. Richard was a native of Pensacola, Florida; and was one of two children born to the late Malcolm and Louella Fell. He was a graduate of Pine Forest High School, an U.S. Air Force Veteran, and a member of True Grace Fellowship Church of Milton, Florida. In…

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    Bobbie Hartwell

    Bobbie Nell Willis Hartwell, 80, of Milton, passed away Friday, August 30, 2019. Bobbie was born in Natural Bridge, Alabama, to Charles and Willie Willis. She graduated from Lynn High School in 1956 and married George Hartwell in July 1957. She devoted her life as a loving mother and wife. She attended Friendship Baptist Church of Milton. Bobbie was preceded…

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    Carlos Dungca

    Carlos B. Dungca, Jr, 83, of Milton, Florida, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 24, 2019, in Papillion, Nebraska. Carlos was born on April 6, 1936, in Pulupandan, Negros Occidental, Philippines, the son of Avelina Franco Briones and Carlos B. Dungca, Sr. Carlos enlisted in the United States Navy in 1958 and retired as a Mess Specialist Chief Senior Petty…

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    Barbara Cardenas

    Barbara J. “Nita” Cardenas, 91, of Pensacola, Florida, passed away, Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Nita was a native of Pensacola and was the second of four children born to the late Loyd T. and Frances A. Anderson. She was a graduate of Pensacola High School. She was a retired BellSouth employee. Nita was preceded in death by her mother and…

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    Deborah Harksen

    Deborah “Debbie” Lynn Harksen May 26, 1960 – August 25, 2019 Mrs. Harksen passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019 in her sleep at her home in Navarre, Florida. Debbie was born in Lubbock, Texas on May 26, 1960, and was raised in Greenville, Texas. Debbie was the oldest child of the Stephens family. She was a beloved daughter of…

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    Mark Jarina

    Mark Jarina, age 66, of Bagdad, Florida, passed from this life on Monday, August 19, 2019, surrounded by his children at Baptist Hospital, Pensacola, due to complications of Leukemia. Born on North Island, California, on April 12, 1953, to Michael Jarina and Dolores Bardol Jarina, Mark first encountered his paradise of Northwest Florida when his Navy father was transferred to…

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    William Early

    William Mallie Early 4/11/1929 – 8/25/2019 William Mallie Early, 90, passed away Sunday, August 25, 2019, at Bay Breeze Retirement Center, Gulf Breeze, Florida. Bill was born April 11, 1929, to Pearles Tucker Early and William Fred Early. Bill was retired from The Pensacola News Journal, a Korean War veteran, and a member of Midway Baptist Church. He is survived…

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    Norman Lowndes

    The world renown professional wresting legend Norman Frederick Charles Lowndes a member of the Royal Kangaroos Championship Tag Team (as Sir Norman Frederick Charles III), age 78, of Milton, Florida, died Thursday, August 22, 2019, surrounded by his family. Born July 25, 1941, in Droylsden England, he was the son of the late Arthur Lowndes and Lucy (Pixton) Lowndes. Norman…

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    Jack Hendricks

    Jack A. Hendricks, age 82, of Milton, Florida, passed away on Friday August 23, 2019, after a brief illness. Jack was born October 23, 1936 in Pensacola, Florida to Fred W. and Velma L. Hendricks. Jack grew up in Milton, Florida, and graduated from Milton High School, Class of 1954. Upon graduating from High School, he continued his education at…

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    Mary Lamb

    Our Beloved Sister Mary Ann Lamb, 76, of Milton, Florida, passed away, Thursday, August 22, 2019. Mary worked 20+ years for Vanity Fair in Milton, Florida. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lynn Johnson; and her brother, Billy Wayne Lamb. Mary is survived by four brothers, Ray Lamb of Milton, Florida, Gene Lamb (wife Susie) of Milton, Florida,…

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    James Streacker

    In Loving Memory James Maxwell Streacker March 1, 2016 – August 14, 2019 James was born March 1, 2016. Although he was born with very rare and complex heart issues, he fought hard and against all odds, overcame many obstacles, and was able to be placed on a transplant donor waiting list. From the beginning, kindness and generosity allowed him…

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    Janie Malbeck

    Janie G. (Hadley) Malbeck, 63, of Milton, went to her heavenly home on Thursday, August 15, 2019. Janie was born December 27, 1955, in Pensacola, Florida, to the late Hubert and Jeanene Hadley. Janie was a sweet and loving person with a great sense of humor. She cherished her family, church family and friends, and she will be greatly missed.…

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    Betty Axthelm

    Betty Lou Axthelm, 90, of Navarre, FL, left this earthly realm on Sunday, August 18, 2019, at 8:04 a.m. Betty was a native of Springfield, MO and the daughter of the late Silas and Katy Trammell. She was a distinguished member of the Rosicrucian Order, AMORC, and a member of The Daughters of the American Revolution. Betty was also a…

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    Donna Jernigan

    Donna Baxley Jernigan, 46, of Milton, went peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 15, 2019. Ms. Jernigan was a native and lifelong resident of Milton. She was born to Charles “Wayne” Baxley and Deborah Chavers Baxley on September 9, 1972. Donna had a career as a registered nurse that spanned over two decades. She…

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    Dalyce Montagano

    Dalyce Montagano, 58 of Milton, Florida, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Mario A. Montagano; and her beautiful daughter. Teahana Joselynn. She is survived by many loved ones. Lewis Funeral Home of Milton has been entrusted with arrangements.

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    Donna Jermigan

    Donna Baxley Jernigan, 46, of Milton, went peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 15, 2019. Ms. Jernigan was a native and lifelong resident of Milton. She was born to Charles “Wayne” Baxley and Deborah Chavers Baxley on September 9, 1972. Donna had a career as a registered nurse that spanned over two decades. She…

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    Mary Ellen Cook

    Mary Ellen Burgess Cook, 84, of Chumuckla, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. She was born January 7, 1935, in Jay, Florida. She was retired from Santa Rosa County School System where she was a teacher’s aid, at Chumuckla High School, for several years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, John A. Cook; and…

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    Gilmer Davis

    Gilmer Webster Davis, 83, of Navarre, FL, passed away, Sunday, Aug 4, 2019. Gilmer was a native of Lexington, North Carolina and was the last of fourteen children born to the late Arnold and Mattie Davis. He was a graduate of Columbus College and a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran. He was a retired Department of Defense employee, with 39 years…

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    “Debbie” Wrench

    Debbie Monnis Wrench, 65, of Pace, Fl passed away August 6, 2019. Debbie was born and raised in Andalusia, Alabama. She worked in nursing for 42 years. She graduated with an Associates of Science degree from Troy State University and was a Registered Nurse. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hursia and Lala Lawson. Debbie is survived by…

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    “Eugene” Nelson

    Carl “Eugene” Nelson Sr. 71, of Harold, Florida passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at his home surrounded by family. Eugene was a native of Pensacola and the youngest son of Wesley Nelson and Mary Ellen “Delores” Antone Nelson. He was a local business owner since the age of 19 at Nelson’s Construction Company, and was a member of…

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    Christine Smith

    Mrs. Ora “Christine” Smith, of Milton, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Christine was born March 17, 1941, in Milton Florida; and lived her life in Milton – the town that she dearly loved. Christine was an Intensive Care Nurse and Public Health nurse, she dearly loved nursing and caring for her patients. Besides nursing she was a…