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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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DANIEL HERRING 1941 – 2017

DANIEL HERRING 1941 – 2017 Daniel Herring, age 75, of DeFuniak Springs, Florida passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Defuniak Springs, Florida.   He was born in Leonia, Florida December 10, 1941 to Henry Malcom and Beulah Arrant Herring. He served his country faithfully in the United States Army, completing one tour in the jungles of Vietnam.  He was ...

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TAMMY DIANE DAY 1957 – 2017

TAMMY DIANE DAY 1957 – 2017 Mrs. Tammy Diane Day, age 59, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017. She was born November 2, 1957 in Samson, Alabama to Lee and Merle Ward Kilpatrick. Mrs. Day was a resident of Freeport, Florida since 1986. She was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She enjoyed traveling to the Smokey Mountains ...

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CECIL EDWARD JONES 1922 – 2017

CECIL EDWARD JONES  1922 – 2017 Mr. Cecil Edward Jones, age 94, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017. He was born September 30, 1922 in Portland, Florida to John Wesley and Maude Martin Jones.   Mr. Jones was a lifelong resident of Portland, Florida, He was Methodist by faith and a member of the Portland United Methodist Church. He was ...

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VEDA NEWTON GODFREY 1948 – 2017

VEDA NEWTON GODFREY  1948 – 2017 Mrs. Veda Newton Godfrey, age 68, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. She was born June 5, 1948 in Pensacola, Florida to Clyde S. Newton and Doris J. Wright. Mrs. Godfrey was a resident of Pensacola for the past 7 years. She was Christian by faith. She was a graduate in 1966 from Walton ...

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