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Body found in home after Wednesday morning fire

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Investigators with the State Fire Marshal’s Office are on scene at this moment examining the aftermath of an early morning fire that destroyed a woodframe home and claimed one life. A body was found in a bedroom of the residence of Robert Craig Yon, located on Troy McCroan Road off […]

Carolyn Sue Corbin Smith

BLOUNTSTOWN - Carolyn Sue Corbin Smith, 74, of Blountstown, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Calhoun Liberty Hospital surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Chipley on Sept. 15, 1942 to Ernest Owen and Mary Lou Corbin. She enjoyed spending time with her family and felt her greatest accomplishments were her children […]

Bernie Lee Adams

SNEADS - Bernie Lee Adams, 78, of Sneads, passed away Thursday July 13, 2017, at Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center in Blountstown. He was born on April 16, 1939 in Blountstown to James Cornelius Adams and Sally Dykes Adams and had lived in Sneads for several years, coming from Ocala. He was a retired truck […]

Kirk Matthew Graham

ROCHESTER, NY - Kirk Matthew Graham, 60, of Rochester, NY, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017.  “Soul Man” was born Nov. 4, 1956 to Claude Graham and Ruby Lee White Graham in Chattahoochee. He was preceded in death by his parents; his twin brother, Curtis Matthew; his sister, Blanche Graham; and two brothers, John and […]

Maria Randolph

QUINCY - Maria Randolph, 77, of Quincy, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017.  She was born in Half Moon, on Aug. 14, 1939. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lillie Bell Kelly; her father, Gilbert Wilson; a brother Johnny B; and daughter, Gwendolyn Randolph. Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Eugene Randolph; […]

Roxie C. Kemp

WEWAHITCHKA - Roxie C. Kemp, 89, of Wewahitchka, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at her home in Wewahitchka. She was born on Feb. 11, 1928 in Gulf County and had lived there for all of her life. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church. She was […]

Barbara Peterson

CHATTAHOOCHEE - Barbara Peterson, 61, of Chattahoochee, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017.  She was born in Miami on July 10, 1955 to the late Frank and Annie L. Peterson. She was preceded in death by her parents; two children, three sisters and a brother. Survivors include two children, Kalisha Smith Davis (Demetrius) and Delmarcus […]

Syble Bridges McClellan

BLOUNTSTOWN- Syble Bridges McClellan, 83, of Blountstown passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 13, 2017 in Blountstown. She was born on Jan. 3, 1934 in Blountstown to Solon Sibley Bridges and Viola Ricks Bridges and had lived in Blountstown all of her life. She was retired from the Florida Department of Transportation with 30 years […]

Pearl M. Lasseter

BRISTOL - Pearl M. Lasseter, 94, of Bristol, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 in Panama City. She was born on Oct. 13, 1922 in Dale County, AL. Miss Pearl, as affectionately known by so many, lived a long and fruitful life. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Bristol for […]

Terry Kathleen Mitchell

BLOUNTSTOWN - Terry Kathleen Mitchell, 67, of Blountstown, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017 in Panama City. She was born in Vermont on Sept. 16, 1949. She lived in Blountstown for 47 years and worked in the Sales Department at Dollar General for several years. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two sons, […]