Obituaries

SHIELA JOAN THOMAS MCMILLIAN 1934-2018

Mrs. Joan McMillian, age 83 of DeFuniak Springs passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the family residence surrounded by her family. She was born March 3, 1934 in Climax, Georgia, the daughter of Mack Thomas.   After high school, Joan eventually completed her training to become an LPN.  She met Bobby McMillian and they were married December 3, 1970 ...

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KEITH INFINGER 1938-2018

Mr. Keith Infinger, age 80 of DeFuniak Springs passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 at the family residence.   He was born January 7, 1938 in DeFuniak Springs, the son of Eddie Enos Infinger and Eva Ann Cosson Infinger.  He worked for twenty plus years with the City of DeFuniak Springs and then twenty eight years with the Walton County ...

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WOODROW “WOODY” WILSON COLLINS 1926-2018

Mr. Woodrow “Woody” Wilson Collins, age 92, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. He was born on January 7, 1926 in Gas Town, Ohio to Horace Edgar Collins and Rosetta Irena Sours Collins. Mr. Collins was a resident of Freeport, Florida. He was Methodist by faith and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. He ...

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LAMAR ALFORD 1941-2018

Mr. Lamar Alford, age 76 of DeFuniak Springs passed away at the family residence Wednesday, January 24, 2018.   He was born August 29, 1941, in Holmes County, the son of William Purlis Alford and Myra Bell Murphy Alford.    Lamar graduated with a Bachelor’s from University of West Florida.  He served his country with the United States Army.  Most will ...

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JACKIE BLOW 1943-2018

Our father, brother, and friend, Jackie Blow, age 74 went to be with the Lord on January 20, 2018. He passed away peacefully with his family by his side. Jackie was born on August 11, 1943, in Jennings, Alabama to Marshall Calvin Blow and Susie Raley-Blow. Jackie was a graduate of Choctawhatchee High School. He traveled the world working as ...

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ROBERT “BOB” MACLEOD GOODING 1942-2017

Robert “Bob” MacLeod Gooding, age 75, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017. He was born on July 23, 1942 in Bangor, Maine to Ernest A. Gooding, Jr. and Alice MacLeod Gooding. Mr. Gooding was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Mary Clifford. Mr. Gooding is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Mayra Gooding; his ...

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PAULA DRUSE 1948-2018

Paula Druse, age 70, passed away on Friday January 19, 2018. She was surrounded by family and friends who loved her. Better known to many as “Grammy”, Paula was born in Quincy, Massachusetts to Fran and Glen Fleischer. Paula and her late husband Michael Druse, raised their four daughters Donna, Cheryl, Jenny and Kelley in Florida. In 2010 they fulfilled ...

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THOMAS L. BERRY 1972-2018

Mr. Thomas L. Berry passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 10:40 p.m. with his loving wife of 46 years by his side.  Mr. Berry was United Pentecostal by faith, and was a member of Freeport United Pentecostal Church where he served on the board of trustee for many years.  Mr. Berry enlisted in the United States Air Force in ...

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EVELYN KATHLEEN GANDY 1927-2018

Mrs. Evelyn Kathleen Gandy, age 90, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018. She was born on March 2, 1927 in Pensacola, Florida, to Robert Fred Moore and Mary Edna Susie O’Neal Moore. Mrs. Gandy was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida for most of her life. She was Baptist by faith, and was a member of Southwide Baptist Church.  She ...

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DANIEL HAROLD MCCORMICK 1930-2018

Daniel Harold McCormick left to be with the Lord on January 17, 2018 at the age of 87. Mr. McCormick was living on the farm that he grew up on In the Darlington community near Defuniak Springs, Florida. Mr. McCormick was born in the Darlington, Florida community on October 30, 1930. He was the first born of 11 siblings from ...

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