Obituaries

JEFFERY “RINNIE” RINN FINCH 1968-2018

Mr. Jeffery “Rinnie’ Rinn Finch, age 50, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018. He was born May 14, 1968 in Enterprise, Alabama to James and Shirley Locke Finch. Rinnie was a resident of Bonifay, Florida. He was Baptist by faith. He was a 1987 graduate of Holmes County High School. He worked in the Hotel industry as a clerk for ...

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BETTIE M. BUNNELL 1936-2018

Ms. Bettie M.  Bunnell, age 82, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018. She was born April 7, 1936 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to John and AV Adkison Mcmillian. Ms. Bunnell was a resident of Walton County.  She was Baptist by faith and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.  She worked as a clerk for civil services at Fort Rucker ...

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JAMES E. “PETE” MITCHEM 1927-2018

 Mr. James E. “Pete” Mitchem, age 91 of DeFuniak Springs passed away early Sunday afternoon at the family residence  surrounded by  family and friends.   He was born April 11, 1927 in Kinston, Alabama, the son of Horace Jerry Mitchem and Zella Mae Paul Mitchem.    Pete moved with his father and brother, Orell to the DeFuniak Springs area and helped ...

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RUBY LEE PFAHLERT 1936-2018

 Ms. Ruby Lee Pfahlert, age 82, passed away Sunday, November 25, 2018. She was born on November 11, 1936 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Butler Marion Kelly and Ethel Williams Kelly. Ms. Pfahlert was a resident of Walton County. She was Lutheran by faith and was a member and co-founder of Faith Lutheran Church of DeFuniak Springs. She was a devoted ...

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IRENE BAILEY GIACALONE 1922-2018

Mrs. Irene Bailey Giacalone, age 96, passed away November 22, 2018. She was born on March 8, 1922, in Hardy, Arkansas to Joseph Bailey and Clarissa Taylor Bailey. Mrs. Giacalone was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She worked as an Accounts Payable Clerk for NASA. She also worked for the ...

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THERESA “TERRY” BRADLEY 1949-2018

Theresa “Terry” Bradley, 69, of Mary Esther, FL, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Frederick Stanley Wooster and Geneva Hildegard Wagner-Wooster.  She leaves behind her husband of 50 years, William “Pinky” Bradley, and son Richard Bradley (daughter in law Katie) and several nieces and nephews.  A celebration of life will be ...

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GALA WATERS 1946-2018

Gala C. Mary Waters, age 72, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018, in DeFuniak Springs, Florida.  She was born May 9, 1946, in Ripton, Vermont to Rex Barrows and Vera Hemond.  She liked working and spending time with the children at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church where she attended and was a person who would take a stand for all animals. ...

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DOROTHY MOONEY 1923-2018

Dorothy Mooney, age 94 passed away in her home in Pine Shores Tuesday morning, November 13, 2018, surrounded by her family.    She was born November 22, 1923, in Walton County, the daughter of John and Nora Bell Sullivan Adams.  She was an educator and held a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education.  Countless numbers of first graders were taught, and ...

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SAMANTHA ST. AUBYN (PELUSO) SWARTZLANDER 1988-2018

Samantha St. Aubyn (Peluso) Swartzlander, a gifted artist, and art teacher, passed away on Wednesday, October 30th, 2018.  Sam had a strong passion for art, but above all, her true passion was helping others. She loved teaching her middle and high school students where she could combine the two things she loved most – art and helping others to see ...

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DAVID EDWIN STREETER JR. 1968-2018

Mr. David Edwin Streeter Jr., age 50, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018. He was born on April 6, 1968 in Tallahassee, Florida to David E. Streeter Sr and Monna McHenry Streeter. Mr. Streeter was a resident of Freeport, Florida. He was Methodist by faith. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He worked at Franks Cash and Carry in the lumber ...

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