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MIRIAM HALEY
Mrs. Miriam F. Haley, 78, of Wewahitchka, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Bay Medical Center. Born in London, England, she moved to Wewa in 1946. She is a housewife and a member of Dal Keith Baptist Church. Mrs. Haley is survived by her husband James M. Haley Sr.; one son, Christopher Dillon Linton and his wife Margaret of Kinard; two granddaughters, Miriam Laura Linton Fuder and husband Todd of Panama City, Sylvio Marie Linton Van Horn and husband John of Deer Point; one grandson Dillon Edward Fuder of Panama City; one sister Maisie Hill and husband George of Dagenham Essex, England; sister-in-law Gladys Beesley of Birmingham, Ala.; several nieces and nephews in Florida and England; one stepson, James M. Haley Jr. and his wife Suzanne of Atlanta, Ga.; stepdaughter Ann Taylor and her husband Doug of Lake Wales; four grandchildren: Kristy Moots, Tracey Miller, Jennifer Ragsdale and Jimmy Haley; six great-grandchildren: Haley Miller, Carson Miller, Lee Miller, Morgan Moots, Eric Moots and Christian Ragsdale. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at 10 a.m. in the Dal Keith Baptist Church in Wewahitchka, with the Rev. Johnny Newton officiating. Interment will follow in Roberts Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church this afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m.
Southerland Family Funeral Homes
Panama City, Fla. 32405

ETHEL KATE JENKINS
Ethel Kate Jenkins, 64, of 239 Avenue F, Port St. Joe, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, in the Bay Medical Center. She was a native of Grant, Ala. She was a member of the Jehovah Witness. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charlie Jenkins; three sisters: Callie Jo Ware, Mary Nell Ware and Emma Stoudmire; and one brother, Charlie Ware. She leaves two daughters, Juanita Jenkins of Panama City and Gizelle Ware of Port St. Joe; six grandchildren: Tearsa Bailey, Laura Jenkins, Michael Ware, David Ware, Angene Ware and Tammy Ware; two sisters, Lessie Leslie and Angene Ware; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services for Ethel K. Jenkins will be held Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at 3 p.m. EDT at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness, 228 Selma St., St. Joe Beach with Mark Hodges officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. Public visitation will begin today at the funeral home from 1 to 8 p.m.
Battle Memorial Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32401

THELMA FARMER RICHMOND
Ms. Thelma Farmer Richmond, 80, of West Palm Beach, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000, at Hospice of West Palm Beach. Born in Cabanal, Alaska, on Jan. 18, 1920, she lived in Panama City until 1998 and was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church. She worked for Joyce's Touch of Class from 1982 until she retired in 1998. Ms. Richmond is predeceased by her husband Frank; brother, Paul Farmer; and sister, Ina Crossland. She is survived by her son, Philip Richmond and his wife Kathi; one grandson, Steven Richmond, all of West Palm Beach; one sister, Bonnie Crossland and her husband Melvin, of Hobbs N.M.; sister-in-law Sue Farmer of Panama City; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at 11 a.m. in the Springfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Everage and Dr. J.E. Hodges officiating. Interment will follow in the Lynn Haven Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 3 to 5 p.m.
Southerland Family Funeral Homes
Panama City, Fla. 32405

EMILY E. SELLERS
Mrs. Emily E. Sellers, 88, of Altha, died Saturday in the Landmark Health and Rehabilitation Center in Blountstown. Mrs. Sellers was a lifelong resident of Altha and was retired from Sunland in Marianna. Survivors include one brother, J.D. Sellers of Scots Ferry; and one sister, Mrs. Ruby Mae Jones of Roanoak, Va. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. CDT in the Adams Funeral Home Bailey Chapel in Altha with the Rev. Bill Plazarin officiating. Interment will follow in Chipola Cemetery at Altha. The family will receive friends at Adams Funeral Home Bailey Chapel in Altha today from 6 until 9 p.m. CDT. Adams Funeral Home Bailey Chapel is directing.
Adams Funeral Home
Blountstown, Fla. 32424

JEANNIE SHIRELY
Ms. Jeannie Vickers Shirely, 50, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of Bay County and a homemaker. She is survived by her mother Earline Vickers of Springfield; one son, David C. Shirely and wife Carmen of Panama City; two brothers, Buddy Vickers and Jack Vickers, both of Panama City; five sisters: Mary Watson of Jacksonville, Janice Scarbrough and husband Gary, Vernelle Padilla and husband Andy, Linda Stewart and husband Mike, all of Panama City, Judy Dotson and husband Greg of Maize, Kan.; three grandchildren: Michael and Jenna Shirely and Bradi Rimes, of Panama City. Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at 3 p.m. in the Callaway Assembly of God with the Rev. Bobby Thompson and the Rev. Al Vealy officiating. Interment will follow at Callaway Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 3 to 5 p.m.
Southerland Family Funeral Homes
Panama City, Fla. 32405

JEANNIE SHIRELY
Ms. Jeannie Vickers Shirely, 50, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of Bay County and a homemaker. She is survived by her mother Earline Vickers of Springfield; one son, David C. Shirely and wife Carmen of Panama City; two brothers, Buddy Vickers and Jack Vickers, both of Panama City; five sisters: Mary Watson of Jacksonville, Janice Scarbrough and husband Gary, Vernelle Padilla and husband Andy, Linda Stewart and husband Mike, all of Panama City, Judy Dotson and husband Greg of Maize, Kan.; three grandchildren: Michael and Jenna Shirely and Bradi Rimes, of Panama City. Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at 3 p.m. in the Callaway Assembly of God with the Rev. Bobby Thompson and the Rev. Al Vealy officiating. Interment will follow at Callaway Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 3 to 5 p.m.
Southerland Family Funeral Homes
Panama City, Fla. 32405

ESTON J. 'JOE' SOILEAU
Mr. Eston J. "Little Joe" Soileau, 70, of Panama City, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at his residence. He was a native of Louisiana, and had lived in Panama City for the last 13 years, moving here from Carencro, La. He worked for Bowl-A-Rama Lanes as a mechanic for 12 years until his retirement. He was of the Catholic faith, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing Cajun music on his fiddle. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Virginia Soileau of Panama City; two daughters, Angie Soileau Hall and her husband Tommy of Southport and Carla Sue Foust and her husband John of Lima, Ohio; one son, William "Billy" Morgan, Sr. and wife Carrie of Panama City; four grandchildren: Tara Hall, William Morgan Jr., Missy Foust and Allen Foust. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at the Chapel of Kent-Forest Funeral Home with the Rev. Marty Bratek officiating.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32402

HENRY GRADY SWICORD II
Henry Grady Swicord II (Hank,) 74, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, in the embrace of loving family and friends. He had battled lung cancer since April of this year. Hank was born to his parents, Julia Worn Swicord and Henry Grady Swicord Sr., in Samosat, Fla., on July 24, 1926, and was raised on a farm in Climax, Ga., where his family had been pioneer settlers in Decatur County. Mr. Swicord was educated at Climax Consolidated Schools, Emory University and University of South Carolina, where he studied naval engineering. He served as a naval officer in World War II, where he was part of Operation Crossroads, which tested the atomic bomb in the Pacific. He was a member of the U.S. Occupational Forces in the Pacific, and served in the Korean War, and decorated for his service. He married Jean Carroll Stender of Columbia, S.C., in 1948, and became her life's companion. The Swicords came to Bay County in 1959. Mr. Swicord, a pioneer entrepreneur and civic leader in Panama City, helped to found the Beaches Chamber of Commerce, and served as its charter president. He was a charter member of Beach Optimist Club, as well as life member, past president and zone lt. governor. He lived the Optimist Creed and believed in being a "friend to the youth." Mr. Swicord was a natural leader, and volunteered many hours in projects to benefit a young but growing community of beach families. As a loving father, he supported Little League and scouting, and taught martial arts to young people. He served as (past) president of the Beach Little League and for years sponsored the Flagala Little League team. His visionary civic interest led Mr. Swicord to serve as past chairman and board member of the Bay County Planning Commission, and to devote hours to the benefit of the beach community in the Tourist Development Commission, Bay County Motel Association and other business accociations and councils. As the founder and former owner of Flagala Hardware and Construction, Mr. Swicord was able to bring his business experience to a broader good when he was appointed to the State of Florida Private Industry Council and the Guardian Council for the NFIB. Mr. Swicord was also a delegate to the Governor's Conference on Small Business. In 1990, Swicord was honored as the Rotary Club's Outstanding Civic Leader. In June of this year, Mr. Swicord was greatly moved to be honored by the Panama City Beaches Chamber of Commerce, which awarded him a Pioneer Award in gratitude for nearly a lifetime of service to his community. Hank Swicord is survived by his loving wife, Jean Swicord; together they celebrated 50 years of marriage in 1999. He was preceded in death by their son, Timothy Michael Swicord, but survived by two sons, H. Grady Swicord III, DMD, of Birmingham, Ala., and Steven Carl Swicord of Seattle, Wash., and a daughter, Robin Stender Swicord of Santa Monica, Calif., and Vashon Island, Wash.; Hank Swicord's sisters, Janette Light and Dee DeLuca; and brother, Joe Wallace Swicord; as well as seven grandchildren, and other extended family. A memorial service will be held today, Aug. 20, at Gulf Presbyterian Church, 271 S. State 79 on the beach. Visitation with family and friends is at 3 p.m. with the service at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations may be made to Beach Optimist Club, P.O. Box 9259, Panama City, FL 32417, for a scholarship fund in memory of Mr. Swicord.
Southerland Family Funeral Homes
Panama City, Fla. 32405

DOSSIE THOMPSON
Mrs. Dossie Thompson, 88, of 2210 East Ninth St., Panama City, passed away Aug. 19, 2000, at a local hospital. She was a native of Round Lake, and had lived in Panama City most of her life. She was member of House of Prayer. Survivors include two sons, Tony Thompson and wife Debbie of Panama City and Jimmy Harrison and wife Virginia of Port St. Joe; a sister, Dora Pope and husband Russell of Blountstown; a brother, Willard Jordan of Panama City; and her grandchildren, Miriam Smith and Mari Harrison. Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Thompson. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, from the Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lewis Rogers officiating. Burial will follow at Millville Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today, Aug. 20, 2000, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32402

WILLIAM E. 'BILL' CROSSON
Mr. William E. "Bill" Crosson, 57, of 2610 W. 10th St., in Panama City, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at his home. Born Aug. 13, 1943, in Panama City, Mr. Crosson graduated from Bay High School in 1963 and quickly entered the U.S. Army, serving in Korea, Belgium and Germany. After his discharge, he worked in Civil Service at Ft. Benning, Ga. His most recent employment was as a pest control technician with Terminix service. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church where he was a member of Knights of Columbus, Council No. 3559. Mr. Crosson was the grandson of the late F.E. and Fae H. LeGalle of Panama City. Survivors include his mother, Martha Fae LeGalle Crosson of Panama City; three sons: William David Crosson of Grapevine, Texas, Richard C. Crosson of Eatonton, Ga., and Gary T. Crosson of Milledgeville, Ga.; two sisters, Martha Crosson Lee of Montgomery, Ala., and Elizabeth Y. Crosson of Thomasville, Ga.; one brother, Kenneth D. Crosson of Fort Walton Beach; and three grandchildren: Katie, Noah and Nathan Crosson, all of Grapevine, Texas. A Rosary service will be held at 6 p.m. today at Kent-Forest Lawn Chapel with funeral services to be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000, at the Kent-Forest Lawn Chapel with Fr. George Zieba, C.R. officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32402

MARIAM HALEY
Mrs. Miriam F. Haley, 78, of Wewahitchka, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Bay Medical Center. Born in London, England, she moved to Wewa in 1946. She was a housewife and a member of Dal Keith Baptist Church. Mrs. Haley is survived by her husband, James M. Haley Sr.; son, Christopher Dillon Linton and his wife Margaret of Kinard, Fla.; two granddaughters, Miriam Laura Linton Fuder and husband Todd of Panama City, and Sylvia Marie Linton Van Horn and husband John of Deer Point; one grandson, Dillon Edward Fuder of Panama City; one sister, Maisie Hill and husband George of Dagenham Essex, England; and sister-in-law, Gladys Beesley of Birmingham, Ala.; several nieces and nephews in Florida and England; one stepson, James M. Haley Jr. and his wife Suzanne of Atlanta, Ga.; stepdaughter, Ann Taylor and her husband Doug of Lake Wales, Fla.; four grandchildren: Kristy Moots, Tracey Miller, Jennifer Ragsdale and Jimmy Haley; six great-grandchildren: Haley Miller, Carson Miller, Lee Miller, Morgan Moots, Eric Moots and Christian Ragsdale. Funeral services will be conducted today, Aug. 21, 2000, at 10 a.m. in the Dal Keith Baptist Church in Wewahitchka, with Pastor Johnny Newton officiating. Internment will follow in Roberts Cemetery.
Southerland Family Funeral Homes
Panama City, Fla. 32405

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