Obituaries

WALTER RAY STRICKLAND 1958-2016

Walter Ray Strickland, 57 of Crestview Florida passed away Monday, July 4, 2016.  Ray was born September 27, 1958 in Florala, Alabama, he moved to Okaloosa County in 1975. Ray was a 1975 graduate of Laurel Hill School, a carpenter by trade.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting and was a member of the NRA. Ray was preceded in death by his ...

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DEBORAH AURORA TEAL 1959-2017

Mrs. Deborah Aurora Teal, age 57, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017.  She was born September 1, 1959 in Valpariso, Florida to Cecil and Wilma Brown Jones. Mrs. Teal was a resident of  Freeport, Florida. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandfather. She enjoyed fishing,  and working in crafts and woodworking Mrs. Teal is preceded in death by her ...

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GARY NATHAN HOWERTON 1950-2017

Mr. Gary Nathan Howerton, age 66, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017. He was born September 28, 1950 in Memphis, Tennessee to William and Irene Hughes Howerton. Mr. Howerton was a resident of Miramar Beach, Florida. He was a veteran of the Vietnam Era serving his country in the United States Marine Corps, having received the Combat Action Medal. He ...

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DAMON DEWAYNE PORTER 1967-2017

Mr. Damon Dewayne Porter was born January 14, 1967. He was carpenter by trade but could do most any job he encountered. Damon loved God, music, the ocean, and life itself. Damon loved his family and always gave them his best. Mr. Porter is preceded in death by his father, Frank Porter. Mr. Porter is survived by his soulmate Chasidy ...

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CHARLES “CHUCK” DALLAS DISLER

Mr. Charles “Chuck” Dallas Disler, age 51, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017. He was born December 4, 1965 in Renton, Washington to William and Delores Glassley Disler. Mr. Disler grew up in Washington State and North Dakota but found his home in Florida. He was a resident of Santa Rosa Beach and DeFuniak Springs, Florida. He was a devoted ...

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ROGER WAYNE RUSHING 1951-2017

Mr. Roger Wayne Rushing, age 65, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017. He was born June 18, 1951 in  DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Thedwell and Elma Prescott Rushing. Mr. Rushing was a resident of Walton County. He was a veteran of the Vietnam Era serving his country in the United Sates Air Force for over 20 years before retiring as ...

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BRIAN GEORGE FOWLER 1962-2017

Mr. Brian George Fowler, age 55, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017. He was born January 10, 1962 in Terrell, Texas to Richard and Gaytha Fowler.  Mr. Fowler was a resident of   Walton County. He was Baptist by faith. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and was an avid outdoorsman. He especially enjoyed hot ...

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KIM ROSA LONG NELSON 1967-2017

Kim Rosa Long Nelson passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at her home in DeFuniak Springs, Florida following a brief illness.  She was born May 12, 1967 at Eglin Air Force Base and grew up in Thomaston, Georgia where she graduated from R.E. Lee High School in 1985.  After graduation, she moved to DeFuniak Springs and attended O.W.C.C. (now Northwest ...

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FRANCES JUANITA STEPP 1923-2017

Frances Juanita Stepp, 94, of Miramar Beach, Florida passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 27, 2017. She was born on April 6, 1923 in Cherryville, North Carolina. She was the daughter of Claude and Belle Mullen and had 6 brothers and 7 sisters.  Mrs. Stepp served in the Navy during World War II. Her husband Joseph Jackson Stepp Jr. preceded ...

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ANNYCE BERNICE CASWELL PARRIS 1930-2017

Mrs. Annyce Bernice Caswell Parris, age 86 of Ellijay, GA passed Friday evening, June 2nd, 2017 at the Gilmer Nursing Home. Mrs. Parris was born June 13, 1930 in San Antonio, TX to her late parents Michael Alexander Caswell and Bernice Annyce Goins Caswell.  Annyce was a member of the First United Methodist Church in DeFuniak Springs, FL.  She was ...

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