Obituaries

INFANT OLIVER LAIRD JONES

Oliver Laird Jones passed peacefully in the arms of his loving parents on September 10, 2018.  Oliver was born on September 9, 2018 at 12:32 a.m. Durning his very short time here on Earth he touched many ives and was loved so deeply by family and friends. His life was a brief gift to us that will live on in ...

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LAFON WHEELER 1957-2018

Mr. Lafon Scott Wheeler, age 61, passed away, Friday, September 7, 2018. He was born January 3, 1957 in Covington, Kentucky to Lafon and Crystal Weaver Wheeler. Mr. Wheeler was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida. He worked at Ace Hardware in DeFuniak Springs for several years, he also worked in Marine Construction. He provided Karaoke for weddings and many ...

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JANET MAE RODRIGUEZ 1941-2018

  Mrs. Janet Mae Rodriguez, age 77, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. She was born August 24, 1941 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Samuel and Sylvia Cockerham. Mrs. Rodriguez was a resident of Freeport. She was Baptist by faith and a member of First Baptist Church of Freeport. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. She worked as a secretary ...

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KENNETH WAYNE ROGERS 1954-2018

Mr. Kenneth Wayne Rogers, age 64, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018. He was born on May 30, 1954, in Gulfport, Mississippi to Walter Rogers and Ruby Dobson Rogers. Mr. Rogers was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He worked in the flooring industry for many years. In his retirement years he ...

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DUSTIN DUPREE 1997-2018

Mr. Dustin Dupree, age 21, of Freeport, Florida passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018. He was born January 10, 1997, in Panama City, Florida to Jerry and April Bliss Dupree. Dustin was a resident of Freeport, Florida. He graduated from Freeport High School in 2015. He attended Gulf Coast College and Haney Vocational School receiving his Certificate in Welding. He ...

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CHARLES “CHUCK” LEWELL WARREN 1935-2018

 Mr. Charles “Chuck” Lewell Warren, age 83, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018.  He was born August 5, 1935, in Lutts, Tennessee to Urgen and Florence Warren.  Mr. Warren was a resident of Freeport, Florida. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving his country for nine years as a Staff Sargent. He worked with civil service ...

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CORDELL H. HARRISON 1940-2018

Mr. Cordell H. Harrison passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018. He was born on April 19, 1940, in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Henry Oscar Harrison and Minnie Laird Harrison. Mr. Harrison was a resident of Mary Esther, Florida. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fort Walton Beach, Florida. He graduated from Walton High School and went ...

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YOLANDA ANTIONETTE WILLIS 1935-2018

Mrs. Yolanda Antionette Willis, age 83, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018. She was born on March 29, 1935, in Domevre-en-Haye France to Constant Longo and Marie Claren. Mrs. Willis was a resident of Walton County. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She worked as a lunchroom worker for the Okaloosa County School District for many years before ...

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SUN HYANG JONES 1933-2018

Mrs. Sun Hyang Jones, age 85, passed away on Friday, August 24, 2018. She was born on March 18, 1933, in Seoul City, South Korea to Won Kun Choe and Myong Suk Choe. Mrs. Jones was a resident of Freeport, Florida for the past 30 years, moving here from Lawton, Oklahoma. She was Baptist by faith and a member of ...

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MICHAEL ROBERT MANN JR. 1964-2018

Mr. Michael Robert Mann Jr, age 54, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018. He was born on May 12, 1964, in Miami, Florida to Michael Robert Mann Sr. and Barbara Renney Burke. Mr. Mann was a resident of Walton County, Florida.  He worked as a store manager in the convenient store industry.  He loved taking care of animals and especially ...

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