Obituaries

NEIL EUGENE MILLS 1948-2017

Mr. Neil Eugene Mills, age 68, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017. He was born August 4, 1948 in Slocomb, Alabama to Willie and Mary Dean. Mr. Mills was a resident of Bonifay, Florida.   Mr. Mills is preceded in death by his father, Willie Mills, his mother, Mary Frances Dean, his son Christopher Mills, and his sister Sandra Parker. ...

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OLIN DOUGLAS BRYAN

Mr. Olin Douglas Bryan, age 72, a lifelong resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 13, 2017. He was born on July 8, 1944 in DeFuniak to James and Gladys Bryan. Olin graduated from Walton High School in 1962 and went on to become well known in the community for his mechanical ...

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DUANE ALLEN TIMMONS

Mr.  Duane Allen Timmons., age 57, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017. He was born August 6, 1959.  Mr. Timmons was Baptist by faith and a member of Oakley Baptist Church in Siler City, North Carolina. Mr. Timmons graduated from Walton High School in 1977, he went on to graduate from Okaloosa Walton and Troy University, with a Bachelor’s Degree ...

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EMORY GOODE, III

Emory Goode III, known to family and friends as “Pookey”, age 54, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida.  Born on New Year’s Day in 1963, he was the second oldest of four children born to Emory Goode II and Luetrishe Clemons Goode. He was a 1982 graduate of Walton High School.  For several years, he was ...

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JOHN RICHARD VETTER

Mr. John Richard Vetter age 70, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017. He was born September 18, 1946 in Las Vegas, Nevada to John and Vivian Remsen Vetter.   Mr. Vetter was a resident of Freeport, Florida. He was Methodist by faith and a member of the Destin United Methodist Church in Destin, Florida. He was a veteran of the Vietnam ...

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JERRY EDWARD HANSEN

Mr. Jerry Edward Hansen, age 81, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017. He was born May 7, 1935 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Elmer and Daisy Larson Hansen.   Mr.  Hansen was a resident of Freeport. He was Methodist by faith and a member of Freeport United Methodist Church. He was a combat veteran of the Vietnam, Era serving his country in ...

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LAUREINE GORDON GREEN

Mrs. Laureine Gordon Green, age 84, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017. She was born November 20, 1932 in Baltimore, Maryland.   Mrs. Green was a resident of   Walton County, Florida. She was Catholic by faith. She was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed sewing and taking care of her family. She also enjoyed going to Callahan’s Restaurant in Destin, ...

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JOSEPH ANTHONY “TONY” HYDLE

Mr. Joseph Anthony “Tony” Hydle, age 53 a lifelong resident of DeFuniak Springs, passed away at the family residence Saturday morning, April 1, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born March 10, 1964 in DeFuniak Springs, the son of John Washington Hydle and Elsa Emma Hatlestad Hydle. Tony attended Walton County schools and graduated from Walton High School with ...

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MABLE STARNES

Mable Starnes, age 86, a life-long resident of Walton County, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017. She was born July 30, 1930 in Hacoda, Alabama to John T. and Addie McCormick Dean. She was one of the first to be employed as a CNA at the Chautauqua Nursing Center and worked with the Council on Aging, “Meals On Wheels” program ...

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HARVIE ALTMAN 1935 – 2017

HARVIE ALTMAN  1935 – 2017 Mr. Harvie Altman, age 81, of the Freeport area, passed away peacefully and went to be with the Lord early Thursday morning in his home with his family with him. Harvie was born on April 18,1935 to parents Anthony and Claudia Altman. Harvie was a businessman for many years in Tallahassee. After moving back to ...

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