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Date: Saturday, 26 October 2013, at 10:43 a.m.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Allie Mae Stansel, 87, of Panama City, Fla., who passed away Thursday, May 2, 2002 will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, May 5 at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Craig Hartzog officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Saturday, May 4 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32402

Mr. Billy Ray Stephens of Panama City Beach, died Thursday, May 2, 2002, at his residence. Born in Cramerton, NC, he moved to Bay County in 1998 from Tallahassee, Fla. Mr. Stephens was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Stephens of Panama City Beach; three daughters, Shelia Hancock and Ginger Scroggs, both of Georgia, and Robin Brown of Lynn Haven; two sons, David Stephens of Youngstown, and Randy Stephens of Chipley; one brother, Albert Stephens of North Carolina; fourteen grandchildren, Courtney Owen, Bo Hancock, Amanda Mobley, LeAnn Scroggs, David Ray Stephens, Justin Brown, Melissa Hubberd, Cerena Brown, Mandie Stephens, Candie Stephens, Annie Stephens, Jacob Brown, Courtney Brown and Kolbey Stephens; and two great-grandchildren, Shane Hubbard and Thomas Hubbard. Funeral services for Mr. Stephens will be conducted Monday, May 6, at 2 p.m. in the Gulf Beach Baptist Church with Pastor Gregory George officiating. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Southerland Family Funeral Homes
Panama City, Fla. 32405

Gloria Mae (Christiansen) Young, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2002 at her home in Mexico Beach. She was born May 19, 1929 in Askov, Minn. She married her husband William O. Young, July 14, 1974 and in 1992 they moved to Mexico Beach from Austin, Minn. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, and attended the Mexico Beach United Methodist Church. Mrs. Young is preceded in death by her parents, John and Emily Christiansen; three brothers, Jim Christiansen, Richard Christiansen, and Donald Christiansen; and a sister, Alice Waller and her husband Alfred; two stepdaughters, Wendy McFarland and Lori Hintz. She is survived by her two sons, Mitchell B. Christiansen and his wife Susan of Colorado Spring, Colo. and Paul A. Comisak of Panama City: two daughters, Deborah S. Watkins and her husband Dennis of Enterprise, Ala., and Janis A. Walburn of Panama City; two stepchildren, Sharon I. Olson and her husband Jim of Mankoto, Minn., and William I. Young and his wife Danita of Mankoto, Minn.; eighteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Mick Christiansen of Austin, Minn.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews. A memorial service will be conducted by the Ladies Auxiliary at the VFW Post 10069, Port St. Joe on June 8, 2002.
Comforter Funeral Home - Wewahitchka Branch Chapel
Wewahitchka, Fla. 32465

Funeral services for Mr. Jeffrey Paul Abbott, 41, of Panama City, Fla., who passed away Sunday, May 5, 2002, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2002, at the Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ed Britton officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today, May 8, 2002, from 6 until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous Care Center.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32402

Funeral services for Mr. Edwin Wordsworth Greene, 89, of Bay Point, Fla., who passed away Sunday, May 5, 2002, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2002, at St. Bernadette Catholic Church with Father David Oshea officiating. Entombment will follow at the Chapel of Love in Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Greene's sons and grandsons will serve as active pallbearers. The family will receive friends at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home today, May 8, 2002, from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. with a rosary services to be held at 7:30 p.m.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32402

William Edward "Bill" Hillman, 64, of Panama City, died Monday, May 6, 2002, at his home. He was a 1960 graduate of the University of Arkansas and attended Louisiana Tech University. He was a retired employee of 40 years from Arizona Chemical Company, where he had worked as a chemical engineer. Bill was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church of Panama City. Bill was a very loving husband and father and will be missed by everyone who knew him. Mr. Hillman was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James J. Hillman of Fordyce, Ark. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Jean; three children, Julie Renae Kinelski and husband, Steve, of Charlotte, N.C., Edward Oliver Hillman and wife, Debbie, of Baton Rouge, La., Lt. Nicole Sharon Hillman Holland and lst Lt. Chuck Holland of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two grandchildren, Isabelle Reed Hillman, Grace Ella Hillman; and seven sisters and two brothers, Harry J. Hillman of Monroe, La., Margie Aslin of Fort Worth, Texas, Janie Brown of Mountain Home, Ark., Rubie Hile of Fort Smith, Ark., Carlton Hillman of Reno, Nev., Louise Pierce of Fordyce, Ark., Pasty Cunningham of Maumelle, Ark., Barbara Gill of Greenville, Tenn., Jerry Hillman of Chidester, Ark. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Hickem, the Rev. Craig Conner, and the Rev. Bruce Raley officiating. Interment will be in Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector, Ark. The family will receive friends at Wilson Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Those desiring to may make a contribution to the One Heart Building Fund of First Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society in memory of Bill Hillman.
Wilson Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla.

Master Matthew Cramer Knight II, born Nov. 30, 2001, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2002, at his home. He is survived by his parents, Matthew and Wendy Knight of Lynn Haven; grandparents, Rodger and Martha Calhoun of Lynn Haven, Faye Jacobs and Steve Schwebke of Apalachicola and Garland and Ellen Knight of Terre Haute, Ind.; great-grandparents, Jim and June Rabon of Panama City Beach and T.J. and Frances Calhoun of Lynn Haven; great-great-grandmother, May V. Richards of Apalachicola; aunts and uncles, Crystal and Shane Duncan of Panama City Beach, Melanie Calhoun of Panama City, Frances Calhoun of Panama City Beach, Karina Knight of Terre Haute, Demetric Knight of Illinois, Dean Knight of Illinois, Daniel Knight of Lansing, Mich., Robert Nichols of Pace, Fla., Jennifer Qualls of Milton, Fla.; great-aunts and uncles, Kendra and Tim Kelley of Lynn Haven, Judy Houpt of Parker, Tracey and Darly Mason of Lynn Haven, Teresa and Chris Goodwin of Callaway, Cindy and Mark Doty of Waco, Texas, Jim and Renee Rabon of Denham Springs, La., Jackie Shores of Bayou George, Robin Calhoun of Lynn Haven; great-great-aunt, Wordean Killebrew of Chattanooga, Tenn.; great-great-great-aunts and uncles, Idoma Shores of Alford, Francis and Stige Mayo of Wakulla Springs, Erno Hardy of Panama City, Bassie Lou Holloway of Marianna; and numerous cousins. Graveside services for Cramer will be conducted Thursday, May 9, at 11 a.m. in Lynn Haven Cemetery with the Rev. Russell Ward officiating. Interment will follow. The family will receive friends at the funeral home at 9 a.m. Thursday.
Southerland Family Funeral Home
Lynn Haven, FL 32444

Lillian "Vick" Richards, age 77, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at her residence. She was a member of St. Simon's-on-the-Sound Episcopal Church and was a faithful manager of Wright Newsstand for many years. Vick was a quiet person and loved to walk. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She is survived by her husband, Anthony "Tony" Richards; sons, David Richards and wife, Ida, and Ian Richards and wife, Sue; and daughter, Christine Richards, all of Fort Walton Beach; daughter, Celia Redmond and husband, Andrew, of Panama City Beach, Fla.; and son, Peter Richards and wife, Tina, of Crestview, Fla. Vick is also survived by 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Maureen Roberts of Panama City, Fla. A memorial service was held Friday, May 3, at 6 p.m. at Emerald Coast Funeral Home with the Rev. Martha Harris officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date at St. Jude's Episcopal Church in Marietta, Ga. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to St. Jude's Episcopal Church, 220 Windy Hill Road, Marietta, GA 30060-5547. Services under the direction of Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road, Fort Walton Beach.

Funeral services for David Rogers, 47, of 6324 Knollwood St., Youngstown, Fla., who passed away Saturday, May 4, will be held at 10 a.m. today, May 8, 2002, at the Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Curtis Kent and the Rev. Ben Joyner officiating. Interment will be held at 2 p.m. today, May 8, 2002, at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Jackson County, Fla.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32402

Clifford D. "Sid" Walker, 64, of Panama City Beach, died Saturday, May 4, 2002, in a local hospital. He was retired from the U.S. Navy. Mr. Walker is survived by two daughters, Danielle German of Huntsville and Melissa Fine of Indianapolis, Ind.; and a son, Kevin Walker of Callaway. He also leaves behind four loving grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Sunday, May 19, from Patches Pub on Thomas Drive in Panama City Beach. Friends may call Patches Pub for time of service.
Yorkshire Cremation and Casket Society
Panama City, Fla. 32405

Mrs. Evelyn Ruth Railey, age 66, of Panama City, went to be with Jesus, May 9, 2002, from her residence. Mrs. Railey was born in Holmes County, Fla., and had lived in Panama City most of her life. She was a homemaker, and a former housekeeper at the Comfort Inn. She had been a cafeteria worker at the International Paper Company in the 1950s and 1960s. Mrs. Railey was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Millville. She is survived by her husband, S.E. "Buck" Railey of Panama City; one son, Alvey Stanley and his wife, Pam, of Panama City; one daughter, Christine Burke and her husband, Daniel, of Crestview; four grandchildren, Jason Stanley, Adam Stanley, Melanie Burke and Matthew Burke; and two very special friends, Helen Harris and Pam Snyder. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 13, at the Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Gainey officiating. Interment will follow at Millville Cemetery. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are John Van Horn, Harold Creel, Gay Stovall, Gary Kelly, Winston Melvin and James Rhodes. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Boilermakers Union Local No. 199. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, May 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. They will be staying at 408 Gray Ave. The family would like to thank Mary, Bill, Cindy and Gloria with the Hospice of the Emerald Coast for their care and dedication.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32402

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