Obituaries

CAROLYN EYVONNE SIMPSON 1942 – 2017

CAROLYN EYVONNE SIMPSON  1942 – 2017 Mrs. Carolyn Eyvonne Simpson, age 74, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017. She was born August 19, 1942 in Comanchee, Oklahoma to Lester and Leona Fietz Shipman. Mrs.  Simpson was a resident of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. She was Baptist by faith and a member of South Walton Baptist Church at The Bay, where ...

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ERNESTINE SMITH REYES 1927 – 2017

ERNESTINE SMITH REYES  1927 – 2017 Ernestine Smith Reyes, age 90, of Freeport, Florida, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 6, 2017.  She was born on February 4, 1927 in Milton, Florida.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond J. Reyes, USN Retired; her parents, Jacen and Jessie Mae Smith; and her brother, Edward Smith.   She is survived ...

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TERRY RAY DICKEY 1947 – 2017

TERRY RAY DICKEY  1947 – 2017 Terry Ray Dickey, age 69, went to his eternal home on, March 5, 2017. He was born September 25, 1947 in DeFuniak Springs to Raymond and Pauline Dickey.   Terry was a lifelong resident of Walton County. He served in the United States Navy, as an aircraft painter from 1967 to 1970, serving   during ...

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J.W. McBROOM 1933 – 2017

J.W. McBROOM  1933 – 2017 Mr. J.W. “Bud” McBroom, age 84, passed away  Monday,  March 6, 2017. He was born January 26, 1933 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Walter and Rushie Hamilton McBroom. Mr. McBroom was a lifelong resident of Walton County. He was Presbyterian by faith and a member of Glendale Presbyterian Church. He worked 31 years with the ...

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ALBERT NOBLE 1955 – 2017

ALBERT NOBLE  1955 – 2017 Mr.  Albert Noble, age 61, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017. He was born March 22, 1955 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Mr. Noble was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, moving from Pennsylvania. He was Baptist by faith and a member of the Baldwin Avenue Baptist Church. He worked in construction for many years. He was a ...

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GLENN ALLEN BRINDLEY 1955 – 2017

GLENN ALLEN BRINDLEY  1955 – 2017 Glenn Allen Brindley, 62, died Monday, February 27, 2017, surrounded by the peaceful waters of the Choctawhatchee Bay in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Glenn, was a graduate of Elkhart High School and an Army Veteran. He recently retired from working for the State Parks of Florida while making the Gulf Coast his home for ...

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THOMAS LAMAR PRATER 1957 – 2017

THOMAS LAMAR PRATER  1957 – 2017 Mr.  Thomas Lamar Prater, age 59, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017. He was born July 3, 1957 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Clarence and Blondell Neese Prater. Mr. Prater was a lifelong resident of DeFuniak Springs. He was Baptist by faith and a member of the First Baptist Church of Liberty. He worked ...

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BETTY JEAN CARTER JONES 1932 – 2017

BETTY JEAN CARTER JONES  1932 – 2017 Our beloved Mother and Grandmother, Betty Jean Carter Jones, age 84, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Monday, February 27, 2017.  She was born March 12, 1932 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida and she continued to live her entire lifetime in Walton County.   Betty graduated from Walton High School and ...

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MARGIE IDA BELL MARTIN 1949 – 2017

MARGIE IDA BELL MARTIN  1949 – 2017 Mrs. Margie Ida Bell Martin, age 67, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017. She was born May 13, 1949 in Harts Creek, West Virginia to Lloyd and Nettie Williamson Workman.   Mrs. Martin was a resident of Panama City Beach, Florida moving from Brooksville, Florida. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great ...

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ALTHEA LEE GATLIN 1946 – 2017

ALTHEA LEE GATLIN  1946 – 2017 Mrs. Aletha Lee Gatlin, age 70, passed away Friday, February 24, 2017. She was born May 8, 1946 in Macy, Nebraska to Logan and Ethel Parker.   Mrs. Gatlin was a resident of   Ponce De Leon. She was Baptist by faith and a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church. She was a devoted ...

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