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Archive for the ‘Obituaries’

Curtis E. Sims

KINARD -Curtis E. Sims, 75, of Kinard passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 at his home. He was born Dec. 8, 1942 in Tallahassee to the late William C. and Bertha Martin Sims. He worked in the logging industry and was a member of the Kinard Church of God. He was preceded in death by […]

Jerome Francis “Jerry” Carpenter, Sr.

  BLOUNTSTOWN -Jerome Francis “Jerry” Carpenter, Sr., 80, of Blountstown passed away Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 in Panama City. He was born on May 3, 1937 in Polar Bluff, MO to Tommy Eugene Carpenter and Mary Louise Sykes Carpenter and had lived in Calhoun County for most of his life. He was a retired car […]

Lou Ethel Payne Hannah

TALLAHASSEE -Lou Ethel Payne Hannah, 65, was called from her earthly home to eternal rest on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 in Tallahassee. She was born Nov. 22, 1953 to the proud parents of the late Johnny Lee and Loury Payne in the Hardaway Community of Quincy.  She attended the public schools of Gadsden County. She will […]

William Lyman Kull

ALTHA - William Lyman Kull, Sr., 85, of Altha passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 in Panama City. He was born on Aug. 19, 1932 in Englewood Cliff, NJ to Albert Kull and Mildred West Kull and had lived in Calhoun County for the past 30 years coming from St. Petersburg. He was a construction […]


BLOUNTSTOWN - Alice Nelle Leonard, 101, passed away at her home on Ocheesee Farms on Feb. 11, 2018.  She was born on May 29, 1916 in Jacksonville and moved with her parents to Blountstown when she was 18 months old.  She graduated from Calco High as valedictorian in 1932. After high school, she attended Florida […]


ALTHA -Margie Fowler Davis, 94, of Altha passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 in Tallahassee. She retired from Altha Public School where she worked in the library teaching many children to say ma’am. She was a member of the Altha First Baptist Church. Margie was preceded in death by both her parents, Georgia […]


BLUE CREEK COMMUNITY -Carl Chadwick “Chad” Finuff, 57, of the Blue Creek Community passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. He will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his parents, Edward & Vera Jean Finuff of Telogia; his wife, Laurie of 34 years; their daughters, Samantha and her husband, Ty Foran […]


MARIANNA - Daniel E. “Gene” Ryals, 92 of , passed away Friday, Feb. 9 at his home. He was born in Ybor City on Nov. 27, 1925 to the late Daniel and Maggie Lane Ryals and had lived in Jackson County since 1950 after earning a master’s degree from the University of Florida. He worked […]

Julia Y. Faircloth Allen

BLOUNTSTOWN -Julia Y. Faircloth Allen, age 51, of Blountstown, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 in Panama City. She was born on Feb. 14, 1966 in Donaldsonville, GA to George Archie Faircloth, Jr. and Myrtice Cloud Faircloth and had lived in Blountstown all of her life. Julia worked in the health care field with human […]

Wilma Louise Hires

BLOUNTSTOWN - Wilma Louise Hires, 92, of Blountstown, passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Born in Blountstown on Dec. 10, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Wiley and Loney Henderson Stewart. She was a homemaker who was very active in her community and church. She was a volunteer for Calhoun County Senior Citizen […]