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FREDDY “JOE” WILKINSON 1949-2018

Mr. Freddy “Joe” Wilkinson, age 68, of Lockhart, passed away Friday, February 9, 2018, at Andalusia Health.  He was born March 9, 1949, at the old Lakeside Hospital in Florala, AL.  Joe was an avid Alabama Football fan who loved Bear Bryant and watched every single game that he could.  He was a lifelong resident of the Florala/Lockhart communities. He is ...

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LT. COL. “RET” EDWARD EUGENE MCNEW 1933-2018

Lt. Col. “Ret” Edward Eugene McNew, age 84, a resident of DeFuniak Springs passed away surrounded by family Wednesday, February 7, 2018.  He was born June 20, 1933, in Indiana the son of Bernard Russell McNew and Crystal Geneva Boggs McNew of Brownsville, Indiana.  After completing college and receiving a degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio he joined the ...

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WILLIAM JOSEPH “BILL” BROCK 1930-2018

William Joseph “Bill” Brock, a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer. Bill was born January 2, 1930, in Washington County, Florida to Angus Jordan and Laura White Brock.  He graduated as salutatorian from Vernon High School in 1948 and served his country in the United ...

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PATSY ANN MALL 1934-2018

Mrs. Patsy Ann Mall, age 84, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018. She was born on January 27, 1934, in Cloquet, Minnesota to Albert Weber and Irene Erickson Weber. Mrs. Mall was a resident of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. She was Catholic by faith, and a member of St. Rita Catholic Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and ...

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WILBURN LEE CARROLL 1944-2018

Mr. Wilburn Lee Carroll, age 73, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018. He was born on March 19, 1944, in Holmes County, Florida to Willis and Sarah Harrison Carroll. Mr. Carroll was a lifelong resident of Holmes County. He was Baptist by faith and a member of the Leonia Baptist Church. He worked in the logging industry for over 40 ...

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MARY MAGDALENE BAILEY 1939-2018

Mary Magdalene Bailey, 78, died Thursday, February 1, 2018, with her family by her side in Freeport, Florida. She was born June 15, 1939, in Ponce de Leon, Florida to Reuben and Ola Bearden. A 1959 graduate of Ponce de Leon High School.  Married the love of her life, Marvin Bailey, February 20, 1960.  She loved cooking for her family ...

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SANDY “SAM” JEANNE LOOMIS JOHNSON 1963-2018

Her singular heart was filled to the brim with song, a song she poured freely and shared with anyone who was lucky enough to walk in her world. Born in Oneida, New York, Sam attended Florida State and soon felt drawn to the warmth, water and white sand of the Panhandle.  Making Santa Rosa Beach her home, she collected a ...

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GEORGE FRANKLIN CURRY 1937-2018

Mr. George Franklin Curry, age 80, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018. He was born on February 5, 1937, in Ponce De Leon, Florida, to Titus Luther Curry and Florrie Ellen Winslow Curry. Mr. Curry lived most of his life in Ponce De Leon, Florida. He was Methodist by faith and was a member of Ponce De Leon Methodist Church. ...

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GEORGE CLARK LINDSEY 1928-2018

Mr. George Clark Lindsey, Jr., age 89, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018, in Miramar Beach, Florida. He was born on December 23, 1928, in Atlanta, Georgia to George Clark Lindsey and Mary Elizabeth Lazorchack Lindsey. Mr. Lindsey moved from Atlanta in 1998 to become a resident of Walton County. He was Christian by faith. He was a devoted father, ...

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STEPHEN TROTMAN 1960-2018

Stephen Trotman, known to friends as “Steve,” passed away on January 30, 2018, at the age of 57 years. He was born September 30, 1960, and lived nearly all of his life in DeFuniak Springs, a town he loved because of its history and the history of his family. The youngest son of Vernon and Loyce Trotman, Steve was a ...

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