Obituaries

ALEXANDRA DAWN SHAW 1985-2019

Alexandra Dawn Shaw, age 33, of DeFuniak Springs, Florida passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at her residence.  She was a cheerleader and a 2003 graduate of Walton High School.  Alexandra was currently employed with Mark Harris Bail Bonds where she had been an employee for more than 7 years.  Working with Mark and Grant Harris, as well as Alicia ...

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SHELDON J. BIBLE 1931-2019

Mr. Sheldon J. Bible, age 87, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019.  He was born September 17, 1931 in Ruddle, West Virginia to Olin and Beulah Smith Bible.  Mr. Bible was a resident of Walton County, Florida, moving from Marengo, Ohio in October 2016. He was Catholic by faith. He graduated from Franklin High School in 1950. He was a veteran ...

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DR. WILLIAM “BILL” JAMES WENTZ 1946-2019

Dr. William “Bill” James Wentz, DMD, age 72, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019.  He was born December 18, 1946 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania to Albert and Kathryn Stump Wentz. Dr. Wentz was a resident of Santa Rosa Beach. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, receiving his degree, Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry. He has practiced as a Dentist ...

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DOROTHEA JOHANNA CARMAN 1927-2019

Dorothea Johanna Carman passed away peacefully on Friday morning, March 1st, 2019 at home with her husband Dean by her side. He was the love of her life for 58 years. Dora was born in Jutphaas, Netherlands on January 3, 1927 to Father, Hendrikus Scholman, and Mother, Johanna van Wijk, and was the eldest daughter and last surviving of eight ...

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VALERIE MARIE HARRIS 1971-2019

Mrs. Valerie Marie Harris, age 47, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019. She was born on November 25, 1971 in Weymouth, Massachusetts to Candace Johnson. Mrs. Harris was a resident of Freeport, Florida.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, and sister.  She greatly enjoyed spending time with her family. Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by her brother, Richard ...

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JOSEPH “JOE” FRANK BOSTJANICK, SR. 1944-2019

Mr. Joseph “Joe” Frank Bostjanick, Sr., age 74, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019. He was born on October 16, 1944 in Verona, Pennsylvania to Frank and Antoinett Diana Bostjanick. Mr. Bostjanick was a resident of Walton County, Florida having moved here in 1994 from Houma, Louisiana.  He was Catholic by Faith and a member of Christ the King Catholic ...

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CHARLES JOSEPH VANDYKE 1990-2019

Mr. Charles Joseph VanDyke, age 28, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019. He was born May 15, 1990 in Greenville, North Carolina to Charles and Carol VanDyke. Mr. VanDyke was a resident of Freeport, Florida. He was Catholic by faith. He graduated from Freeport High School in 2008. He also graduated from the Emerald Coast Technical College in DeFuniak Springs, ...

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MARK RITCHIE 1954-2019

Mr. Mark Ritchie, age 64, passed away, Friday, February 15, 2019. He was born November 23, 1954 in Waltham, Massachusetts to Floyd and Frances Howley Ritchie. Mr. Ritchie was a resident of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. He was a veteran of the Vietnam Era serving his country in the United States Navy and United States Navy Reserve. He owned and ...

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WILLIE JEAN SELLERS 1934-2019

Mrs. Willie Jean Sellers, 84 of DeFuniak Springs, FL died on Monday, February 18, 2019, at Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Born Monday, September 10, 1934 in Noma, Florida, she was the daughter of the late William Dawson Pullum and the late Gussie Tolle Pullum. Surviving is her husband, Robert Sellers, son Greg Sellers and wife ...

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BILLY D HUFFMAN 1932-2019

Mr. Billy D. Huffman, age 86, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019. He was born on May 1, 1932 in Barren County, Kentucky. Mr. Huffman was a resident of Ebro, Florida having moved here from Glasgow, Kentucky. Mr. Huffman is survived by his son, Michael White Huffman of Wellington, Florida; two grandsons, John Brents Huffman of Jacksonville, Florida and Michael ...

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