Obituaries

DONNA MARIE NANNINGA 1928 – 2017

DONNA MARIE NANNINGA  1928 – 2017 Mrs. Donna Marie Nanninga, age 88, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017. She was born May 15, 1928 in Ottawa, Illinois to Joseph and Margaret Bublitz Osmund.   Mrs. Nanninga was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida. She was Lutheran by faith. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. ...

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JEFFERY DEE LARSON 1942 – 2017

JEFFERY DEE LARSON  1942 – 2017 Mr. Jeffery Dee Larson, age 74, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017. He was born March 19, 1942 in Litchfield, Minnesota to Milburn and Margaret Messerli Larson. Mr. Larson was a resident of DeFuniak Springs for the past years. He was a member of the First Apostolic Church of DeFuniak Springs. He was a ...

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DANNY FRANK HAMILTON, SR. 1954 – 2017

DANNY FRANK HAMILTON, SR.  1954 – 2017 Mr. Danny Frank Hamilton, Sr., age 62, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017. He was born March 12, 1954 in Columbia, South Carolina to John and Pauline McCormick Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton was a resident of   Ponce De Leon, Florida.  He worked as a Supervisor for many years at Showell Farms before retiring. He ...

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MARY PAULINE ALLEN 1927 – 2017

MARY PAULINE ALLEN  1927 – 2017 Mary Pauline (McDermitt) Allen passed away quietly at her home in Seagrove Beach FL on February 11, 2017. Born January 20, 1927 in Mt. Savage, MD, she was the daughter of the late Richard DeSales McDermitt and Pauline Farrell McDermitt. Polly lived in Cumberland MD the majority of her adult life before retiring to ...

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RAYMON “ROWDY” YATES 1941 – 2017

RAYMON “ROWDY” YATES 1941 – 2017    Raymon “Rowdy” Yates, 75, of DeFuniak Springs, Florida, passed away peacefully after a brief battle with cancer on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Rowdy was born January 17, 1941, in Wilkes County, N.C. to the late Royal Yates and Stella Nichols Yates.  He was a mechanic by trade and could fix almost anything that ...

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TRACEY LYNN BURGESS 1965 – 2017

TRACEY LYNN BURGESS  1965 – 2017 Mrs. Tracey Lynn Day Burgess, age 52 died early Thursday morning, February 9, 2017 at the home of her mother. Because of her need for constant care, Tracey and Jeff had moved in with her Mom for a while. She was born January 15, 1965 in Roanoke, Virginia the daughter of Gary Clinton Day ...

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ROSIER EUGENE CUCHENS, SR. 1927 – 2017

ROSIER EUGENE CUCHENS, SR. 1927 – 2017 Mr. Rosier Eugene Cuchens, Sr.,  age 89, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017. He was born October 15, 1927 in Freeport, Florida to William and Gatsy Kelly Cuchens.   Mr. Cuchens was a lifelong resident of Freeport, Florida.  He was Freewill Baptist by faith. He was a veteran of WWII Serving his country ...

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RAY VAUGHN BROWN, SR. 1943 – 2017

RAY VAUGHN BROWN, SR.  1943 – 2017 Mr. Ray Vaughn Brown, Sr., Age 73, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017. He was born March 26, 1943 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to John and Gaynell Taylor Brown. Mr. Brown was a resident of Freeport. He worked as a Tug Boat Captain for many years before retiring. He was a very talented ...

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JOHNNIE MAE McCORMICK 1938 – 2017

JOHNNIE MAE McCORMICK  1938 – 2017 Mrs. Johnnie Mae McCormick, age 78, passed away Monday, January 30, 2017. She was born March 15, 1938 in Freeport, Florida to John and Sarah Cooper Hare. Mrs. McCormick was a lifelong resident of Freeport. She was Methodist by faith and a member of the Black Creek Methodist Church. She worked in housekeeping at ...

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PHYLLIS CASWELL 1943 – 2017

PHYLLIS CASWELL  1943 – 2017 Mrs. Phyllis Caswell, age 73, passed away  Saturday, January 21, 2017. She was born November 23, 1943 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Harold and Billie Ward Caswell. Mrs. Caswell was a resident of Freeport, Florida. She was Baptist by faith. She worked in accounting at Sandestin in retail for several years. She was a member ...

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