Obituaries

MARTIN JAMISON 1925-2019

Mr. Martin Jamison, age 93, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019. He was born on December 7, 1925 in Kentucky to Henry and Nancy Jamison.  Mr. Jamison was a resident of Walton County. He was a Seventh Day Adventist and a member of New Life Church in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Mr. Jamison was preceded in death by his father and mother; ...

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JUSTIN CAMERON MASON 1991-2019

Mr. Justin Cameron Mason, age 27, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019. He was born December 10, 1991 in Evansville, Indiana to Dennis and Marilyn Hilborn Mason.  Mr. Mason was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida.  He graduated from Boonville High School in Boonville, Indiana in 2008. He worked as a plumber in construction and worked for Andrews Plumbing and Electrical ...

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JACK PRESTON SEARS 1931-2019

Mr. Jack Preston Sears, age 87, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019. He was born September 4, 1931 in Greenville, Missouri to Clare and Flowers Preston Sears.  Mr. Sears was a resident of Walton County, Florida. He was Christian by faith.  He was a veteran of the Korean War having received many awards for his Valor during combat. He worked as ...

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PASTOR LONNIE LEE FOREHAND 1947-2019

Pastor Lonnie Lee Forehand, age 72, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, January 6, 2019 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida shortly before he was to do what he had done almost every Sunday morning for the past 47 years, preach the word of God.  He was born January 4, 1947 in DeFuniak, the son of Thomas Nathaniel “Buck” and Jewel Lynell Forehand.  Being ...

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LARRY JOE MESSER 1960-2019

Mr. Larry Joe Messer, age 58, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019. He was born on March 6, 1960 in Pensacola, Florida to Joseph Harold Messer and Lorine Johnson Messer. Mr. Messer was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida.  He graduated from Milton High School in 1977.  He worked as a carpenter in construction for many years.  He enjoyed fishing, ...

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PATRICIA MEADOR DIER 1925-2019

Patricia Dier died peacefully on January 1 surrounded by her family and loyal dog Lexie at her home in Santa Rosa Beach.  She was 93.  Patricia was born in Monett, Mo. on February 15, 1925 to parents Alice Burnham Meador and Daniel Burton Meador, and was the second of three children. When she was a teenager, Patricia and her family ...

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HARRY SHERMAN CLENNEY 1943-2019

Mr. Harry Sherman Clenney, age 75, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019. He was born on May 8, 1943 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Robert L. Clenney and Grace Adkinson Clenney.   Mr. Clenney was a lifelong resident of Walton County. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He worked as a Superintendent in Construction for many years. He ...

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ELAINA B. AVANT 1928-2018

Mrs. Elaine B. Avant, age 90 of DeFuniak Springs passed away Wednesday night, December 26, 2018 in the home of her daughter. She was born August 5, 1928 in Kinston, Alabama the daughter of James Cummings Bedsole and Linnie Maggie Whigham Bedsole. After graduation from Kinston schools she attended Troy State Teacher’s College where she earned her Master’s Degree in Education.  She ...

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LINDA KAYE MOSLEY 1943-2018

Mrs. Linda Kaye Mosley, age 75, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018. She was born November 30, 1943 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Hubert and Alice Johnson Patton. Mrs. Mosley was a resident of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida and Greenville, Mississippi. She was Christian by faith and attended the Destin Church of Christ. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and ...

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LISA DENINE NOLIN 1965-2018

Ms. Lisa Denine Nolin, age 53, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018. She was born on September 9, 1965 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Harvey Austin Carroll and Iris Lenora Hood Carroll. Ms. Nolin was a resident of Holmes County, Florida.  She worked as a medical assistant. She enjoyed fishing. Ms. Nolin was preceded in death by her father and ...

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