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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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TOM DAVID ALBERT 1963-2017

Mr. Tom David Albert, age 53, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017. He was born  December 20, 1963 in Riverside, California to Corade and Joyce Brown Albert. Mr. Albert was a resident of  Ft. Walton Beach, Florida. He worked as a small engine  mechanic for many years. He enjoyed motorcycle riding, fishing and spending time with his family. Mr. Albert ...

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SUSAN MARTIN CROSSLEY 1954-2017

Mrs. Susan Martin Crossley, age 63, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017. She was born June 11, 1954 in Birmingham, Alabama to Harold and Myrtle  Ruppenthal Martin. Mrs. Crossley was a resident of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. She worked as a Registered Nurse for many years in Atlanta, Georgia. Mrs. Crossley was preceded in death by her father Harold E. ...

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DENNIS MICHAEL MITCHELL 1951-2017

Mr. Dennis Michael Mitchell, age 65, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. He was born December 27, 1951 in Santa Cruz, California to Glenn and Joan Lindros Mitchell.   Mr. Mitchell was Christian by faith. He enjoyed camping, and cooking. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He worked as a food service director in the Nursing Home industry ...

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BARBARA COLLINS 1937-2017

Mrs. Barbara Collins, age 79, gladly entered the Church Triumphant, Thursday, June 22, 2017.  She was born September 15, 1937 to William and Dorothy Heard. Mrs. Collins was a resident of Santa Rosa beach. She was Christian by faith and a member of the Vision Church at Christian International in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.  She loved cooking, working in the ...

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JAMES STEWART CANADAY 1932-2017

Mr. James Stewart Canaday, Sr, age 85, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017. He was born April 29, 1932 in Troy, Alabama to Jesse and Audrey Partin Canaday. Mr.  Canaday was a resident of Freeport. He was Presbyterian by faith and a member of the Freeport Presbyterian Church. He was a veteran of the United States Armed Forces serving his ...

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