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Florida Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 1331

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Date: Saturday, 26 October 2013, at 10:17 a.m.

MACY RISNER
Mrs. Macy Gainey Risner, 71, of Youngstown, formerly of Panama City, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at Bay Crest Nursing Home following a short illness. She was born July 7, 1930, in Cacey, S.C., to the late Payton and Janie Cain Gainey. She was a former dispatcher for Springfield Police Department. She also worked in the health field as CNA for many years. She was preceded in death by her son, Payton (Eddie) Regan. She is survived by two sons, Floyd Regan and wife, Sheila, John Regan and wife, Donna; three daughters, Macy (Susie) Bodiford, Janice Chalk and husband, Lowell (Ed), and Patricia Sikes, all of Panama City; three brothers, William of Tyler, Texas, Charles of Palm Coast, Fla., and Lewis Gainey of Charleston, S.C.; one sister, Laurie Terminelli of Washington, N.J.; adopted grandson, Charles Regan of Youngstown; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Callaway. The family will receive friends at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home today, Feb. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.

WILLIAM COLEN TEW JR.
Mr. William Colen Tew Jr., 64, of Vernon, Fla., passed away Feb. 6, 2002, at Bay Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Lenora Watkins Tew of Vernon, Fla.; one daughter, Lynda Krawczyn of Panama City; four sisters, Faye Martin of Wallace, N.C., Joyce Andrews of Faison, N.C., Shirley Killette of Goldsboro, N.C., and Lynn Holland of Bowden, N.C.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Mr. Tew was a native of Warsaw, N.C., and moved to Northwest Florida in 1961. He was a member of Live Oak Baptist Church. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Live Oak Baptist Church with the Rev. James Watkins, the Rev. Steve Schillinger, the Rev. John Kennedy, and the Rev. Greg Hammock officiating.
Peel Funeral Home
Bonifay, Fla.547-4144

LESSIE ANDERSON
Mrs. Lessie Anderson, 76, of 818 E. Eighth Court, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, in Bay Medical Center. Funeral services for Mrs. Anderson will be held today, Feb. 9, at 11 a.m. in St. John Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Woodrow Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery. The remains will lie in state one hour prior to services at the church. The family will receive friends at 818 E. Eighth Court.
Battle Memorial Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32401

GLORIA BARLOW
Mrs. Gloria Barlow, age 62, of Panama City, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at a local hospital. She had been a resident of the area since 1965, coming here from Chipley. Mrs. Barlow was a member of St. Andrew Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, William "Bill" Barlow of Panama City; two daughters, Lisa Andrews and her husband, Bill, and Cindy Madsen and her husband, Jeff, all of Lynn Haven; a son, Greg Barlow and his wife, Pam, of Panama City; five grandchildren, Greg Still, Ashley Madsen, Alicia Madsen, Tyler Andrews, and Austin Barlow; her mother, Lola Melson of Panama City; two sisters, Betty Howell and her husband, Ray, of Birmingham and Sharon McKinney and her husband, Jerry, of Panama City; three brothers, Clyde Melson and his wife, Ilene, of Pensacola, Rusty Melson and his wife, Jean, of LaGrange, Ga., and Douglas Melson of Panama City; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Kent- Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Key officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this evening, Feb. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32402

DORIS RUTH BLACKMER
Mrs. Doris Blackmer, 86, of Youngstown, Fla., passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at a local nursing facility. She was a member of Sandhills Assembly of God Church and she enjoyed being with her grandchildren. Mrs. Blackmer is survived by one son, Robert V. Blackmer and his wife, Jennie R., of Youngstown; one daughter, Barbara Stewart of Chicago, Ill.; one brother, Patrick Kethcart and his wife, Mary, of Blue Island, Ill.; a granddaughter, Angela J. Keen and her husband, Leamon, of Southport; grandsons, Jeffrey J. Blackmer and his wife, Christina, of Chipley, and Johnny Blackmer of Portage, Ind.; a granddaughter, Debbie Bernard and her husband, Jim, of Chicago; a grandson, Greg Lambert of Chicago; great-grandchildren, Matthew and Chase Walker, Anna Keen, Nikki Lambert, Trevor Lambert, Lauren and Sara Bernard, Abby, Jaclyn, Tiffany, Jeannine, and Mendy Blackmer. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. today, Feb. 9, at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Nixon Miller officiating. After the service here, Mrs. Blackmer will be sent to Vanderberg Funeral Home in Chicago for further services and interment. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sandhills Assembly of God Church Building Fund.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32402

OTTIE FAYE CALLAWAY
Ottie Faye Callaway, 79, of 606 Bunkers Cove Road, Panama City, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, in a local hospital. She was a member of St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club, Women's Auxiliary, where she served as secretary for three years and treasurer for five years; the Garden Club, Azalea Club, where she served as treasurer for three years and secretary for two years, Woman's Club, where she was treasurer for four years and secretary for two years, the Junior Service League, Bridge Club, and Birthday Club. She also was a member of First Baptist Church of Panama City where she was a member of the LLL Sunday school class. Mrs. Callaway was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Daniel Callaway. She is survived by her daughter, Anfe Callaway Brooks and her husband, Chad, of Lawrenceville, Ga.; and two sisters, Lola Fraizer of Jacksonville, Fla., and Hortense Embry of Panama City. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Panama City with the Rev. Bruce Raley officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6 to 8 p.m.
Wilson Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla.

RITA FLOYD
Mrs. Rita Floyd, 85, of Southport, died Thursday morning, Feb. 7, 2002, at her residence. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Dominic's Catholic Church. Mrs. Floyd is survived by her husband, Ervin E. Floyd of Southport; two sons, Richard Hoffpauir and wife, Elizabeth, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and Robert Hoffpauir of Tehachapi, Calif.; three daughters, Elna Jean Haines and husband, Charles, of Illinois, Bernice Dean of Fountain and Barbara Ann Jamison of San Antonio, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Floyd will be conducted Monday, Feb. 11, at 10 a.m. in the Southerland Family Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, Feb. 10, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
Southerland Family Funeral Home
Lynn Haven, FL 32444

MARGARET BROWN KELLY
Mrs. Margaret Brown Kelly, 63, of 2722 E. Eighth St., died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, in Bay Medical Center. Funeral services for Mrs. Kelly will be held today, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. in Battle Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop Lonnie Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery. A family hour is set for 6 to 7 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel.
Battle Memorial Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32401

SHERRY L. FREUND
Sherry L. Freund, 58, of 4133 Cherry Lane, Panama City, Fla., and formerly of Sharon, Pa., died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, in Sharon, Pa. She was born in Sharon on Oct. 14, 1943, a daughter of the late Harold E. and Guyla Passmore Barnicle. Mrs. Freund was a member of First United Methodist Church of Sharon, where she served on the administrative board and was an usher. She was a 1961 graduate of Sharon High School and a 1963 graduate of Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, where she received her associate's degree in business. She retired in 2001 as the police clerk for the Sharon Police Department with 29 years of service. Mrs. Freund was a member of Sharon Chapter No. 242, Order of the Eastern Star, White Shrine of Jerusalem, Shrine No. 18, Sharon, Pa., and a former member of the American Businesswomen's Association. She had served as the secretary-treasurer of Local 2962 of ASME. She is survived by her husband, Edward F. Freund; and a daughter, Sharyn Rotunno of Pittsburgh, Pa. Mrs. Freund was preceded in death by a son, Paul Rotunno. Services were held in Sharon on Friday, Feb. 8. Sample-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 555 E. State St., Sharon, Pa., 16146, is in charge of the arrangements.

CARL JACKSON RAFFIELD
Capt. Carl Jackson Raffield, 86, of St. Joe Beach, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at a local hospital. He was the founder and fleet captain of the Raffield Fisheries, Inc. Capt. Carl Raffield is survived by his wife of 66 years, Laura Evelyn Raffield of St. Joe Beach; three surviving sons, William Harold Raffield and his wife, Sandra, of St. Joe Beach, Ronald Clayton Raffield and his wife, Peggy, of Port St. Joe, and Danny Lee Raffield and his wife, JoAnn, of Simmons Bayou, Fla., and was preceded in death by a son, Carl Eugene Raffield Sr., and his surviving widow, Emogene Raffield, of Port St. Joe. He is also survived by one brother, Donald Raffield of Tennessee; sisters, Bertie Davis of Sanford, Fla., Myrtle Curti and Mytice Smith, both of Panama City, Sue Wesler of Port St. Joe, and Eloyce Pratt of Port St. Joe; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jewell Eddins; and brothers, Bert Raffield, Robert Raffield, and T.J. Raffield. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. CST today, Feb. 9, at Gospel Assembly Church, 424 E. Baldwin Road, Panama City, with the Rev. Steve Coy and the Rev. Clyde Sharber officiating. Interment will be held at 3 p.m. CST today at Pleasant Rest Cemetery in Overstreet, Fla. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are Joey Raffield, Eugene Raffield, Randy Raffield, Daniel Raffield, Randall Raffield, Robert Raffield, and Jesse Raffield. Honorary pallbearers will include Donnie Griner, Vernon Griner, Lavern Griner, Buddy Maddox, Leroy Bramton, Ronnie Tharpe, Gaylon Fuquoa, Jim Shealy, Junior Segers, Skipper Drew, Mark Lyles, Ricky Lancaster, Danny Tankersley, Dickie Raffield, Walter Eddins, Tommy Humphrey, Bink Norton, David Fuquoa, Howard Wombles, Jack Bryant, Bobby Bramton, Jimmy Harris, Bill Holten, Chris King, Austin Davis, Mike Crocker, Ricky Flowers, Leon Hayes, Michael Hay, Nevin Stewart, and Charles Wall.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32402

GEORGE TANG
George Tang, 46, of Lynn Haven, Fla., died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, in an Arlington, Va., hospital. He was born Jan. 8, 1956, in Tokyo, Japan. He was a graduate of Manhattan College in New York City, with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. He had been a resident of Panama City for the past 18 years. He was employed as an engineer at the Coastal Systems Station in Panama City Beach. He was preceded in death by his mother, Edith Tang. He is survived by his wife, Carol Tang of Lynn Haven; father, Chiu F. Tang of Panama City Beach; and a brother, Edward Tang of Peekskill, N.Y. Funeral services will be held Monday. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the George Tang Engineering Scholarship in care of Gulf Coast Community College Foundation, 5230 W. U.S. 98, Panama City, FL 32401.
Wilson Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla.

COZETTA AUGUSTA PETERSON Mrs. Cozetta Augusta Peterson, 60, of Ebro, died Feb. 6 at her residence. She was a native of Red Bay, a longtime resident of Ebro and of the Holiness faith. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Christ, Vernon, Fla., with Pastor Eli Andrews officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Luke Memorial Garden Cemetery with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley directing. The remains will lie in state at the church one hour prior to services. Survivors include her husband, C.B. Peterson; childrcn, Cozetta (Rudolph) Brown, Sandra Brown, Clifford Peterson, all of Ebro, Barbara (Terry} Williams of Panama City, Fla., and Stephanie Preyer of Pensacola, Fla.; stepchildren, Willie Peterson and Cleatie Causley of Panama City; brothers and sister, Virginia Laird, Conelious McCaskill, Calvin McCasKill, Alvin (Jackie) McCaskill, Bob Merrill, Teresa (William) Beach, Richard (Thelma) Randolph; six grandchildren; and many other relatives. The £amily will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. today in the Cooper Funeral Home Chapel. Cooper
Cooper Funeral Home
Chipley, Fla. 32428

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