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Marcia E. Gilbert

BLOUNTSTOWN - Marcia E. Gilbert, 72, of Blountstown, passed away Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 in Panama City. She was born on March 11, 1945 to Billy Scott and Aileen Smith Scott in Warsaw, IN and had lived in Tampa for most of her life until moving to Blountstown in 2013. She was preceded in death […]

Kalana G. Weeks

BLOUNTSTOWN - Kalana G. Weeks, 63, of Blountstown, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 in Panama City. She was born in Panama City to James Harold Rodgers and Joyce Ann Melvin Rodgers on March 2, 1954. She was a bookkeeper and was a member of Eastern Star for 18 years where she served as secretary […]

Shirley Jean Williams

BLOUNTSTOWN - Shirley Jean Williams, 75, of Blountstown, FL passed away Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Born in Blakely, GA, Feb. 11, 1942, Shirley was the daughter of the late Jacob D. and Opal Evelyn (Short) Lindsey. She lived most of her life in Blountstown. She was the founder of Gateway Baptist Church Child Care and […]

Elsie Settlemire

BLOUNTSTOWN - Elsie Settlemire, 105, of Blountstown, passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 in Blountstown. She was born in Frink, Sept. 24, 1912, to the late Hilton Hammon McClellan and Martha  Frances Richards McClellan. She was a homemaker who loved gardening, fishing, canning, and jelly making. She was preceded in death by her parents and […]

Lacey Kirkpatrick

BLOUNTSTOWN - Lacey Kirkpatrick, 30, of Blountstown, passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. She was born Aug. 14, 1987 in Quincy. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include her father, David Smith of Blountstown; her mother, Tammy Ammons of Blountstown; four sons, Trenton, Tyson, Trace and Travis Kirkpatrick, all of […]

Thomas Arthur “Tommy” Williams

BLOUNTSTOWN - Thomas Arthur “Tommy” Williams, 74, of Blountstown, passed away Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. He was born in Dothan, AL on Sept. 17, 1943 to Rush and Thelma Faurot Williams, and was a descendant of Andrew Elton Williams.  He graduated from Blountstown High School in 1961, and later attended Honeywell Industrial Education Center in […]

John W. “Big John” Holland, Jr.

BLOUNTSTOWN - John W. “Big John” Holland, Jr., 81, of Blountstown, passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Born in Batavia, OH on Feb. 14, 1936, he was the son of the late John Will and Rose Mae Thomas Holland. He worked for the Cincinnati Railroad for many years and moved to Blountstown 45 years ago. […]

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 […]

James “Jim” Kenneth Montford

BLOUNTSTOWN - James “Jim” Kenneth Montford, 65, of Blountstown, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 in Tallahassee. Born in Marianna, Sept. 22, 1951, he was the son of the late L. T. and Arlene Wimberly Montford. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Annette Montford. Survivors include his brother, Harold Montford […]

Man arrested for attempting to run down wife with car

A 23-year-old man was charged with aggravated assault after Blountstown Police Dept. Lt. Timothy Partridge saw him drive onto the sidewalk and try to run a woman down with his car. Partridge and BPD Officer Christian Smith responded to a call reporting an altercation between a white male and female on North Pear Street, just […]