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Date: Thursday, 11 October 2012, at 11:26 a.m.

Joe T. McGinnis, 62, of Woodbury, Tenn., formerly of Graceville, passed away Monday, Aug. 15, 2005, in Louisville, Ky., following a sudden illness.
He was born in Malone March 13, 1943. He was a 1961 graduate of Graceville High School and a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran. He was a truck driver with Weaver Trucking Company in Woodbury.
Survivors include his son, Tim McGinnis and wife Nicky of Clearwater; parents, Sam and Bonnie Taylor of Graceville; brothers, Jack Franklin of Tallahassee and Danny Taylor of Graceville; sisters, Judy Taylor and husband Harold and Evie Granberry, all of Graceville; granddaughters, Amber and Autumn McGinnis; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, August 19, at the Damascus Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with James and Lipford Funeral Home of Graceville directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today, Thursday, August 18, from 6 - 8 p.m.

Florene Ivey Alford, 87, of Bonifay, Fla., passed away Aug. 14, 2005, at her residence.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Chauncey "Red" Alford; brother, Henry N. Ivey; and sister, Kathryn Reeder.
Survivors include her son Larry Alford of Bonifay; brother, Glynn Ivey of Ebro; sister, Margaret Matthews of Marianna; and grandchildren, William C. Alford of Atlanta, Ga., and Nancy Lee Alford of Tallahassee.
A graveside service was held Tuesday, August 16, at 10 a.m., at Bonifay City Cemetery, with Dr. Jeff Spicer officiating. Peel Funeral Home directed.

Casey Wheelus Hood, 36, of Panacea, formerly of Cottondale, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2005, in a car accident.
She was a graduate of Cottondale High School and Methodist by faith. She was an elderly-care assistant.
She was preceded in death by her father, C.W. Wheelus; grandparents, L.W. and Donie Ward, Samuel Hinton and Bessie Smith, and Cody and Bernice Wheelus.
Survivors include her mother, Rita Wheelus of Cottondale; husband, William Lee Hood of Panama City; son, Michael Hood of Atlanta, Ga.; brother, Ronald Wheelus and wife Ann of Marianna; sister, Amy Wheelus of Atlanta, Ga.; nephews, Charles Wheelus of Lake Worth and Jeff Wheelus of Marianna; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held Friday, August 26, at 2 p.m., in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home, with Pastor Ron Martin officiating. Burial will follow in the Cottondale First Baptist Church Cemetery. The family welcomes friends and family members at the home of Rita Wheelus in Cottondale.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Wieuca Road Baptist Church Youth Group, 3626 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, Ga., 30326. Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Sheryl Linda Pelt, 59, of Tallahassee, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005,at her residence.
She was born in Marianna, but lived in Tallahassee for 40 years. She retired from the Florida State University Chemistry Department where she had worked for 30 years. She was a member of the Marianna Seventh Day Adventist Church.
She was preceded in death by her father, Lee Pelt.
Survivors include her mother, Mildred Holt of Marianna; brother, Stephen Holt; and sisters, Sybil Curran, Chrystelle Caslar, Penny Calvin, Doris Richardson, and Florence Sanders.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 26, at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Marianna, with Pastor Chuck Woods officiating. The family will receive friends at Maddox Chapel Friday, from 9 a.m. until service time.

Madonna Velez, 50, of Marianna died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005 at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City. Arrangements will be announced by James and Sikes Maddox Chapel.

Addie Mae Godwin, 95, of Campbellton's Stateline Community, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2005, at her residence.
She was born in Searight, Ala., to the late James and Lizzie Wesley. She was the seventh of 14 children. She lived a wonderful life and is the last of her siblings to depart this world. She often wondered why God kept her on this side for 95 years. She was converted at an early age and joined the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Stateline, Ala. She was a faithful member, serving as the church secretary and as a member of the Ladies Aide Society for many years.
She was united in holy matrimony Dec. 16, 1926, to the late Rasmus Godwin. Of this union, no children were born. She took on the role of mother to many nieces and nephews. She leaves to cherish her memories a host of beloved relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 26, at the St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Campbellton, with the Revs. Robert Register and O.Z. Waddell officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery, with McKinnie Funeral Home of Campbellton directing.
The body will lie at the church one hour prior to services. Visitation will be held Thursday, Aug. 25, from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m., at the McKinnie Funeral Home Chapel.

Clarkie Coulliette Ditty, 88, of Sneads, Fla., died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005.
She was a homemaker and a native and life-long resident of Jackson County. She was a charter member of First Freewill Baptist Church of Sneads.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Henry Coulliette and W.F. Ditty; and stepson, Morris Ditty.
Survivors include her daughter, LaNelle Meadows and husband Donald of Sneads; son, James A. Coulliette and wife Rebecca of Sneads; stepson, Brantley Ditty and wife Betty of Bascom; step-daughter, Nell LAnd and husband Mervin of Greenwood; step-daughter-in-law, Jimmie Ditty of Dothan, Ala.; sisters, Willie Mae Johnson of Marianna, Levelle Jones and husband Charles of Sneads, Frances Parker and husband Hulan of Kent, Wash., and Verna Hopkins and husband Bud of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren, Barry Meadows, William Meadows, Donna Miller and husband Tom, John A. Coulliette and wife Linda and Tonya Hewett and husband Rodney; great-grandchildren, Dustin and Sierra Hewett and Georgia and Ryan Miller; step-grandchildren, Brian Ditty, Saundra Grantham, Gene Ditty Jr., Wade Ditty, Vicky Patridge, Stacey Earhart, Talana Vogel and Theresa Grimsley; step-great-grandchildren, Kevin and David Barrett and Kim Clark.
The family will receive friends today, Friday, Aug. 26, from 5 - 7 p.m., at Lanier Andler Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, at First Freewill Baptist Church in Sneads. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Chattahoochee.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Freewill Baptist Church Building Fund, 2080, Tanna Ave., Sneads, 32460.

Sheryl Linda Pelt, 59, of Tallahassee, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, at her residence.
She was born in Marianna, but lived in Tallahassee for 40 years. She retired from the Florida State University Chemistry Department where she worked for 30 years. She was a member of the Marianna Seventh Day Adventist Church.
She was preceded in death by her father, Lee Pelt.
Survivors include her mother, Mildred Holt of Marianna; brother, Stephen Holt; sisters, Sybil Curran, Chrystelle Caslar, Penny Calvin, Doris Richardson, and Florence Sanders; and a special aunt, Audrey Chapin.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., today, Friday, Aug. 26, at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Marianna, with Pastor Chuck Woods officiating. The family will receive friends at Maddox Chapel today from 9 a.m. until service time.

Funeral services for Casey Wheelus Hood, 36, will be held today, Friday, Aug. 26., 2005, at 2 p.m., in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Cottondale First Baptist Church Cemetery. Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Madonna Jean Velez, 50, of Marianna died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005 at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City.
She was born in Des Moines, Iowa Aug. 2, 1955. She lived in Jackson County for 10 years and was employed at Florida State Hospital as a Rehab Therapist. She was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include her daughters, Joanna Marie Velez of Pensacola and Crystal Veronica Velez of Shreveport, La.; her parents, Harold and Mary Ann Wahl of Des Moines, Iowa; her brothers, John Wahl and Danny Wahl, both of Des Monies, Iowa; Bob Wahl of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Bill Wahl of Tampa; Tom Wahl of Wapello, Iowa; and Jim Wahl of Aimes, Iowa.
Services will be conducted Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 3 p.m., at Maddox Chapel. Pastor Daniel Valez will officiate and cremation will follow with James and Sikes Maddox Chapel directing.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, NCICFUL, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, Ga., 30368-2454.

Mattie Lee Comerford Thornton, 82, of Marianna, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, in the Marianna Health and Rehab Center.
She was a lifelong resident of this area. She was Pentecostal by faith and loved her family deeply.
Survivors include her sons, Pete Comerford of Sneads and special friend Laverne Edenfield of Chattahoochee, James E. Comerford and wife Linda of Marianna, Tony Comerford of Mulberry, Steve Comerford and wife Norma of Sneads; daughters, Mary Adams of Marianna, JoAnn Truette and husband Milford of Marianna, Betty Ann Qualls and husband Bobby Joe of Sparta, Tenn., Donna Jean Rister of Marianna; sister, Betty Bryant and husband Bobby of Tallahassee; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 2 p.m., in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home, with Pastor Darrell Sammons officiating. Burial will follow in Dykes Cemetery in Sneads. The family will receive friends Monday, Aug. 29, from 6-8 p.m., in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Covenant Hospice.
Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William Roy Wagner, 62, of Sneads, died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005, in Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, he was a self-employed mechanic. He was of the Holiness faith and attended Emmanuel Holiness Church in Sneads.
Survivors include his mother, Lottie Arnold of Arcadia; wife, Ida M. Wagner of Sneads; daughters, Beth Tyus and husband Keith of Grand Ridge, Lavon Weeks and husband MacWayne of Sneads, Karen Mercer and husband Mike of Cypress, Kristie Creamer and husband Chuck of Marianna; sons, William E. Wagner and wife Rebecca of Scottsburg, Ind., and Ray Wagner of Sneads; brothers, Charles Wagner of Okeechobee, Wayne, Jamie and Eddie Tripp, all of Arcadia, and Floyd Wagner of South Carolina; sisters, Helen Long, Carol Tyson and Mattie Reed, all of Arcadia; 21 grandchildren and one great-grandson; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 3 p.m., today, Sunday, Aug. 28, at Emmanuel Holiness Church, on Sandridge Church Road in Sneads. Burial will follow at Cow Pen Pond Cemetery in Grand Ridge.
The family will receive friends at their home, located at 3020 Sandridge Church Road in Sneads.

Funeral services for Mattie Lee Comerford Thornton, 82, of Marianna, will be held today, Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 2 p.m., in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Dykes Cemetery. Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Madonna Jean Velez, 50, of Marianna, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City. Services will be conducted today, Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 3 p.m., at Maddox Chapel. Cremation will follow with James and Sikes Maddox Chapel directing.

C.J. Peacock, 77, of Sneads, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, in Jackson Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by James and Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel.

Margaret C. Gargis, 77, of Panama City, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005 at a nursing facility.
She had been a resident of the Panama City area for 30 years, coming from Marianna.
She was raised Baptist and graduated Valedictorian from Marianna High School in 1946 and attended Chipola Junior College. She spent her entire career in government and public service and retired from the State Department of Juvenile Justice.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Josie Mae and Samuel Arthur Clark.
Survivors include her son, John T. Bell and wife Lisa A. of Houston, Texas; brothers, Robert "Sonny" Clark, David E. Clark and Fred M. Clark; sister, Betty Sauls; and grandchildren, John L. Bell, Lauren E. Bell, and Charles P. Bell.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Craig Brannon officiating.
Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Friday, Sept. 2, from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Contributions may be made in Ms. Gargis' name to Covenant Hospice, 107 W. 19th St., Panama City, Fla., 32405.

Shirley S. Glenn, 89, of Marianna, died late Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005, in the Chipola Nursing Pavilion after an extended illness.
She was born in Kansas and was raised in Ft. Lauderdale through her high school years. She attended the the Florida State College for Women, where she lettered on the varsity swim team. Furthering her education, she attended the University of Michigan and majored in home economics. Shortly after, she was employed as a dietician for the Alachua County Hospital in Gainesville. Moving to Marianna 55 years ago, she was employed as a Jackson County teacher and a member of the Jackson County Teachers Association for over 20 years. She has served with the Pink Ladies of Jackson County Hospital and was Methodist by faith. She enjoyed swimming, crossword puzzles, reading, and loved her husband and children.
Survivors include her devoted husband of 63 years, Woodrow Wilson "Koon Bottom" Glenn of Marianna; children, Carol Prentiss and husband John of Andover, Mich., Steve Glenn and wife LaRhonda of Marianna, and Shirley Ellen Taylor and husband Bill of Tallahassee; grandchildren, Glenn Ames Prentiss, Kimball Prentiss, Dub Taylor, Glenn Taylor, Jess Glenn and Justin Cole Glenn; and great-grandchildren, Campbell Prentiss, Kate Prentiss, Haley Taylor and soon to arrive Baby Taylor.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 2, in the St. Lukes Episcopal Church, with William "Ed" Smith officiating and Markham Funeral Home of Marianna directing.
The family will receive friends after the funeral service at the Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Jackson County Public Library at, Friends of the Library 2929 Green Street, Marianna, Fla., 32446; or The Covenant Hospice of Marianna, at 4349 Lafayette Street, Marianna, Fla., 32446.
Markham Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Charles W. Bowlan, 77, of Marianna, Fla., formerly of Memphis, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, in Marianna.
He retired from Bell South in Memphis. He was a Pioneer with Bell South and a member of Bellevue Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Sarah Bowlan of Marianna; daughter, Linda Pittman of Marianna; son, Mike Bowlan of Memphis; brother, Ron Bowlan of Sommerville, Tenn.; sisters, Margaret Ballard and Helen Edwards of Memphis, and Jean Dollahite of Mt. Home, Ark.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family requests that memorials be sent to the donor's choice of charities. The family will receive visitors from 4 - 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2, at Memorial Park Funeral Home. Services will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, at 10 a.m., at Memorial Park Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Andrew Franklin Powledge Jr., 77, of Marianna, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003 at his residence. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 3 p.m. at the Pine Crest Cemetery in Marianna with Lord Funeral Home of Marianna directing. There will be no visitation at the funeral home on Friday evening. Friends are encouraged and welcome to visit the Powledge family at their residence at 4483 Davis Street in Marianna. Lord Funeral Home of Marianna is in charge of the arrangements.

Phillip J. 'Phil' Rotolo, 67 of Marianna died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003 at his residence. The funeral will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m. in St. Anne's Catholic Church with Father Paul White officiating. Burial will be at Pinecrest Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends tonight, Friday, Feb. 14, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Emerald Coast Hospice of Marianna or Partners for Pets Animal Shelter. Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Harold V. (Speck) Edwards, 79, of Chattahoochee died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, in Marianna. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. EST Saturday, Feb. 15, at Lanier-Andler Funeral Home Chapel in Sneads. Burial will be at McAlpin Cemetery in Chattahoochee. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. EST today, Friday, Feb. 14, at Lanier-Andler Funeral Home Chapel.

Ramey Gilley, 88, of Grand Ridge died Monday, Feb. 10, 2003, in Marianna. The funeral will be held today, Thursday, Feb. 13, at 2 p.m. in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home with Pastor Coy Collins officiating. Burial will be in the Carpenter Cemetery in Grand Ridge. Memorials may be made to the Covenant Hospice in Marianna. Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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