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Archive for October 13th, 2017

David Soloman Pippin

SNEADS - David Soloman Pippin, Sr., 77, of Sneads passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 at Bay Medical Center Covenant Hospice in Panama City. David was born and raised in Blountstown to the late Charles and Nellie Montford Pippin. He was a graduate of Blountstown High School in 1959 where he excelled as a barefoot […]

Ronald L. “R. L.” Pickron

ALFORD - Ronald L. “R. L.” Pickron, 73, of Alford passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017.   He was born in Kinard on Oct. 28, 1943, to the late Robert L. and Annie B. (Griffin) Pickron. R. L. was a heavy equipment operator and was a member of the International of North America Labor Union. […]

Dempsey Wilson, Jr.

SNEADS - Dempsey Wilson, Jr., 73, of Sneads, was called home on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 to be with the Lord. Survivors include his children Terri Wilson (Chris) of Gainesville, John Stephens (Mary Ann) of Sneads, Quentis Wilson, Sr. (Sharinika) of Gretna and Ka’deria Bryd (Michael) of New Port Richie; 15 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and […]

Olin Thomas “Tom” Stoutamire

BRISTOL - Olin Thomas “Tom” Stoutamire, 84, of Bristol, passed away Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at his home.  He was born to Barney and Martha Shuler Stoutamire on July 20, 1933, at home. The oldest of five children, he grew up in Blue Creek and graduated from Liberty County High School in 1951. He earned […]

Lynn Marie Kearce

ALTHA - Lynn Marie Kearce, 22, of Altha, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017.  She was born in Tallahassee on March 20, 1995. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Albert James “Red” Kearce, Jr. and Janie Elizabeth Kearce and her maternal grandfather, James Hubert Keel. Survivors include her son, Joshua Lee Kearce […]

Irma Jean Harvell Kidwell

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Irma Jean Harvell Kidwell, 85, of Oklahoma City, OK, passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born Irma Jean Harvell in the small Florida town of Rock Bluff on Feb. 2, 1932  to Barney O’Neal Harvell and Ruby Lee Barber Harvell, she always excelled at […]

Thomas Lloyd Phillips

TALLAHASSEE - Thomas Lloyd Phillips, 71, of Tallahassee, passed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. He was the only son of the late Thomas Monroe Phillips and the late Ruth Collier Phillips. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, shotgun sports, and spending time with family and friends. He was employed with Talquin Electric Cooperative and later with the […]

Robert Dean Dickey

ALTHA - Robert Dean Dickey, 85, of Altha, passed away early Monday morning, Oct. 2, 2017 in Valdosta, GA. He was born on Nov. 15, 1931 in Calhoun County to John Arthur Dickey and Evie Lee Sculley Dickey. He was a retired diesel mechanic and served in the United States Army during the Korean War. […]

Rufus Solomon

BRISTOL - Rufus Solomon, 89, of Bristol, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 at Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on Aug. 23, 1928 in Bristol to Henry Jack and Amelia Solomon. He was employed by Reichold Chemical Company for 27 years. Subsequent to that, he was employed by the Tallahassee Democrat and […]

John Willis “J.W.” Bailey

BLOUNTSTOWN - John Willis (J.W.) Bailey, 79, of Blountstown passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 in Blountstown. J.W was born on July 22, 1938 in Calhoun County to the late John Milton Bailey and Nona Lee (Dawson) Bailey. He had lived in Panama City for most of his life. He had worked for the Blountstown […]