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DELMA ADAMS 1926-2017

Mrs. Delma Adams, age 90, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017. She was born December, 9, 1926 in Walton County, Florida to George and Belle Smith Lowe. Mrs. Adams was a lifelong resident of Walton County. She was a Baptist by faith.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her father, George ...

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KEVIN LAMICA 1956-2017

Mr. Lamica, age 61, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017. He was born July 17, 1956. He was a resident of Walton County for the past 22 years, moving from Glens Falls, New York. Mr. Lamica was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida. He was Catholic by faith. He worked in golf maintenance at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. He was ...

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JOYCE VIRGINIA MCCLAM 1949-2017

Mrs. Joyce Virginia McClam August, age 67 passed away Monday, July 17, 2017. She was born October 30, 1949 in  Fall River, Massachusetts to Arnold  and Teresa Berbue McClam. Mrs. August  was a resident of   Walton County moving from Portsmouth, Rhode Island. She was Catholic by faith. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She worked as a Laboratory Technician ...

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OPHIE WHEELONE MORRIS 1936-2017

Mr.  Ophie Wheelone  Morris, age 80, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017. He was born August 17, 1936 in Chancellor, Alabama to Salas and Matilda Allen Morris.  Mr. Morris a resident of   Walton County. He was Pentecostal by faith. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He worked in painting for many years before retiring. He enjoyed farming, fishing, ...

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LORE F. GIBSON 1925-2017

Mrs. Lore F. Gibson, age 91, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017. She was born August 18, 1925 in Wiesbaden, Germany to Mattias and Elizabeth Claudy Mueller.    Mrs. Gibson was a resident of   Walton County. She was Catholic by faith. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed fishing, working crossword puzzles and was an ...

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DAN TRAMMEL MERRILL 1928-2017

Mr. Dan Trammel Merrill, age 88, of Florala passed away Monday, July 3, 2017 after an extended illness. He was one of seven children born on September 18, 1928 to Trammel and Idell Merrill. He was preceded in death by his father: Trammel Merrill, mother:  Idell Merrill, brothers: Gene, Joe, and Virgil Merrill; sisters: Tilly Baumgartner and Betty Tunnage; and ...

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MARIE LANGFORD NORRIS 1926-2017

Mrs. Marie Langford Norris, age 90, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017. She was born August 19, 1926 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Lee Langford and Emma Sledge Langford. Mrs. Norris was a resident of Freeport, Florida. She was Baptist by faith, and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed taking trips to Biloxi, Mississippi and loved ...

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SANDRA “SANDY” LEA GRAVES 1979-2017

Sandra “ Sandy” Lea Graves, age  38, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017 . She was born April 13, 1979 in Blytheville, Arkansas to Mark and Sanya Johnson Smith. Sandy was a resident of  DeFuniak Springs. She was currently employed as a waitress at Beef O’ Brady’s Restaurant in DeFuniak Springs. She was an avid reader, and she loved going ...

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ELEANOR “JENNIE VIRGINIA GRANT 1932-2017

Mrs. Eleanor “Jennie” Virginia Grant, age 84, passed away Friday, June 30, 2017. She was born December 19, 1932 in Graceville, Florida to John Wilba and Ada Belle Robinson Conner. Mrs. Grant was a resident of Freeport, Florida. She was Baptist by faith and a member of the Freeport First Baptist Church, where she was very active and enjoyed serving ...

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ELMER WILLIAMS 1940-2017

Mr. Elmer Williams , age 77 passed away at home Monday, June 26th. He was born March 23, 1940 in Holmes County, Florida to Rudolph and Covie Williams. He earned a New York Institute of Photography degree in 1968 which led to founding and operating Williams Studio and Williams Gallery for almost 50 years. He is preceded in death by his parents, ...

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