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Wilma Pauline “Polly” Guilford

BLOUNTSTOWN - Wilma Pauline “Polly” Guilford, 91, of Blountstown, passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 in Blountstown. She was born on Sept. 6, 1925 in Fountain, to John Hamilton and Artie Octavia Branning Hatcher. She was a nurse for Calhoun General Hospital. She and her family moved here in 1964. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Blountstown.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, John Hatcher and Luther Hatcher; sisters, Nora Belle Dorch and Dorothy Marie Strickland; and beloved grandson, Michael Wayne Guilford.

Survivors include two sons, Jerry L. Guilford of Blountstown and Don W. Guilford and his wife, Tonja of Tallahassee; his daughter, Brenda Gayle Guilford-Crepeau and her husband, Robert of Tallahassee; a brother, Willard Hatcher of Tampa; her sister, Elsie Dennis and her husband, Ray of Blountstown; six grandchildren, April Money and her husband, Kris, Mark Guilford, Laura Roberts and her husband, Adam, Emily Phares and her husband, Josh, Jenny Liabenow and her husband, Brandon and Sterling Guilford; four great-grandchildren, Anna Money, Abigail Money, A.J. Roberts and Mila Phares.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

Services will be held Sunday, Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. CT at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown with Reverend Tom Stallworth officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Partners for Pets, 4011 Maintenance Dr., Marianna, FL 32448 or First Baptist Church, 16693 SE Pear St., Blountstown, FL 32424.

Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements.

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