Obituaries

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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ROBERT EUGENE DRAKE 1929 – 2017

ROBERT EUGENE DRAKE  1929 – 2017 Mr.  Robert Eugene Drake, age 87, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017. He was born April 26, 1929 in Yellow Springs, Ohio to Robert and Juanita  Drake.   Mr. Drake was a resident of Glendale. He was a veteran of the WWII serving his country in the United Sates Air Force. He worked a ...

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JOYCE ALFORD WILKERSON 1942 – 2017

JOYCE ALFORD WILKERSON  1942 – 2017 After an extended battle with cancer, Joyce Alford Wilkerson, age 74 died peaceably Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the family residence with her loving family by her side.   Joyce was born November 20, 1942 in Pensacola, the daughter of Levi Gyps Alford and Bessie Alford.   The Gaskin Community was her lifelong residence. ...

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DONNA MARIE NANNINGA 1928 – 2017

DONNA MARIE NANNINGA  1928 – 2017 Mrs. Donna Marie Nanninga, age 88, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017. She was born May 15, 1928 in Ottawa, Illinois to Joseph and Margaret Bublitz Osmund.   Mrs. Nanninga was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida. She was Lutheran by faith. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. ...

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JEFFERY DEE LARSON 1942 – 2017

JEFFERY DEE LARSON  1942 – 2017 Mr. Jeffery Dee Larson, age 74, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017. He was born March 19, 1942 in Litchfield, Minnesota to Milburn and Margaret Messerli Larson. Mr. Larson was a resident of DeFuniak Springs for the past years. He was a member of the First Apostolic Church of DeFuniak Springs. He was a ...

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DANNY FRANK HAMILTON, SR. 1954 – 2017

DANNY FRANK HAMILTON, SR.  1954 – 2017 Mr. Danny Frank Hamilton, Sr., age 62, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017. He was born March 12, 1954 in Columbia, South Carolina to John and Pauline McCormick Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton was a resident of   Ponce De Leon, Florida.  He worked as a Supervisor for many years at Showell Farms before retiring. He ...

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MARY PAULINE ALLEN 1927 – 2017

MARY PAULINE ALLEN  1927 – 2017 Mary Pauline (McDermitt) Allen passed away quietly at her home in Seagrove Beach FL on February 11, 2017. Born January 20, 1927 in Mt. Savage, MD, she was the daughter of the late Richard DeSales McDermitt and Pauline Farrell McDermitt. Polly lived in Cumberland MD the majority of her adult life before retiring to ...

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RAYMON “ROWDY” YATES 1941 – 2017

RAYMON “ROWDY” YATES 1941 – 2017    Raymon “Rowdy” Yates, 75, of DeFuniak Springs, Florida, passed away peacefully after a brief battle with cancer on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Rowdy was born January 17, 1941, in Wilkes County, N.C. to the late Royal Yates and Stella Nichols Yates.  He was a mechanic by trade and could fix almost anything that ...

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