- Finding your family tree data online.

Obituary and Death Notice Archives

Florida Obituary and Death Notice Archive

(Obituaries archived from all over the state of Florida. Confirm death dates with the Social Security Death Index)

First Name: Last Name:

Search obituaries from Jacksonville, Florida area
on the site:
First Name:
Last Name:
Search fulltext OFFSITE Florida Obituaries:
  First Name:
   Last Name:
 Search fulltext Florida Genealogy Discussion Groups:
  First Name:
   Last Name:

Search Florida Newspaper Archives from 1823-1959
Search Florida Obituary Archives from 1983-Present
Florida Newspaper List

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

Florida Obituary Archive

Florida Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 878

Posted By:
Date: Thursday, 24 October 2013, at 12:18 a.m.

Mr. Carl R. Hopper Sr., 62, of St. Joe Beach, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999, in Port St. Joe. A native of Detroit, Mich., he has been a resident here for the past 23 years. He worked for St. Joe Natural Gas Co. and later for the City of Mexico Beach. He also served as chief of the Mexico Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Hopper of St. Joe Beach; his children: Carl Hopper and wife Lynn of Jonesboro, La., Chuck Hopper and wife Jewell of St. Joe Beach, Scott Hopper and wife Sherry of Port St. Joe, Tim Hopper of St. Joe Beach, Christine Quintanilla and husband Victor of Port St. Joe, and Jodie Hopper and Shaun Thomason of St. Joe Beach; 14 grandchildren; three brothers: Al Hopper, Ricky Hopper both of Nevada, and Walter Gleeson of Alaska; one sister, Carol Francis of Kentucky; and a brother-in-law, Ray Cartwright and wife Joyce of Tampa. The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. EST today, Dec. 11, at the graveside in Holy Hill Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. A. O. Boyette. Interment will follow.
Comforter Funeral Home
Port St. Joe, Fla. 32456

Dorothy Luverne Hurston, 81, of 305 Mercedes Ave., Panama City, died December 9, 1999 in her home. She was a retired secretary and bookkeeper for Grace Presbyterian Church. She had been a resident of Bay County since 1945. She was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church. She is survived by two sons, Carl David Hurston of Panama City, Steve Hurston and his wife Jia Newcombe of London, England; daughter, Regina Ann Milsaps and her husband Ken of Lakewood, Ohio; three grandchildren: Charles Milsaps, Beverly Milsaps Torrence and her husband Timothy and Robert Newcombe; and two great-grandchildren: Amanda Torrence and David Torrence. A memorial service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in Grace Presbyterian Church with the Dr. Hal Jensen officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. Those desiring to may make a contribution to the Grace Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund for new hymnals, 1415 Airport Road, Panama City, Fla., 32405 in memory of Dorothy Luverne Hurston.
Wilson Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla.

Mrs. Sarah Luch "Sallie" Kerr, 70, of Beacon Hill, Fla., died Thursday, Dec. 9, 1999 in a local nursing home. Born in Booneville, Miss., she moved here in 1970 from Huntsville, Ala. She was a retired teacher and was Methodist by faith. She graduated from Deshler High School in 1947, was a graduate of Florence State Teachers College in 1951 and married Otto Kerr Jr. in 1951. She began her teaching career in Huntsville, Ala., in 1964. She received her masters degree from Florence State College in 1968 and taught at S.H. Butler High School from 1968 to 1993. Upon her retirement she became a permanent resident of Beacon Hill. Mrs. Kerr is survived by one son, David Hoyle Kerr of Beacon Hill, Fla.; two grandchildren, Heather Dorothea Kerr and Amanda Leigh Kerr both of Melbourne, Fla. A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. CST and 2 p.m. EST on Sunday, Dec. 12, at Beacon Hill on the beach in front of the Massengill Home.
Gilmore-Southerland Funeral Home
Port St. Joe, Fla. 32456

Kit Carson Mashburn Sr., 69, of Port. St. Joe, Fla., went to be with our Lord on Thursday, Dec. 9, 1999, at his home. He was born in Southport, Fla., on Nov. 21, 1930, and has resided in Gulf County since 1932. While serving in the Army from 1948 to 1951, he was stationed in Korea and Japan. After leaving the Army he was employed by St. Joe Paper Co. and remained there until he retired in 1996 after 43 years of service. He was a member of United Paper Workers Local Union No. 379, and a member of V.F.W. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. He is remembered by his family and friends as being a loving and charitable person who always wanted to help those in need. Survivors include his wife, Helen; his sister, Estelle Marshall and husband Max of Panama City; two sons: Jerry Mashburn of Panama City, Kit Mashburn and wife Debbie of Apalachicola; two daughters, Pat Warfield and husband Tom of Panama City, Fla., and Teresa Nunnery of Panama City and their mother, Agnes Peavy of Panama City, Fla.; eight stepchildren: Billy Roberts, Sandy Roberts, Wanda Powell, Danny Roberts, Albert Roberts, Jimmy Roberts, all of Panama City, Martha Brock and husband Pat of Georgia and Alice Bigler and husband Doug of North Carolina; a special stepson that he raised, Sean Dowis and wife Ruby of Panama City; nine grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and three step-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. EST Sunday, Dec. 12, at Oak Grove Assembly of God Church in Port St. Joe with the Rev. David Fernandez officiating. Interment will follow at Mashburn Cemetery in Youngstown, Fla. The family will receive friends at Comforter Funeral Home in Port St. Joe today, Dec. 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. EST.
Comforter Funeral Home
Port St. Joe, Fla. 32456

Charles A. Montgomery, 85, of Panama City, died on Thursday, Dec. 9, 1999 in Panama City. A native and former resident of Apalachicola, Mr. Montgomery had lived in Panama City for the past 50 years. He was retired from the United States Air Force. He served his country during World War II and the Korean War, and was also awarded several citations for outstanding service during his military career. He was a member of the Crash Boat Crews for the U.S.A.F., and was Catholic by faith. He is survived by two sons, Mark Alan Montgomery of Panama City and Charles A. Montgomery Jr. of Arlington, Texas; two daughters, Dena Burch of Panama City and Charlene Thibodau of Southport; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends at Kelley Funeral Home in Apalachicola today, Dec. 11, from 3 to 5 p.m. C.S.T. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 3 p.m. C.S.T. at Kelley Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Magnolia Cemetery in Apalachicola.
Kelley Funeral Home
Apalachicola, Fla. 32320

Jeanne Schanback, 76, of Mexico Beach, Fla., died Thursday, Dec. 9, 1999 in her home. She had been a resident of Bay County for 20 years. She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupa Catholic Church of Mexico Beach. She was preceded in death by a brother, Bubba McKelvin. Mrs. Schanback is survived by her husband of 55 years, George S. Schanback of Mexico Beach; three sons: George (Steve) Schanback of Seattle, Wash., James C. Schanback of Poway, Calif., Mark A. Schanback of Orlando, Fla.; three daughters: Bobbie Miller of Mexico Beach, Mary Jo Bumstead of Davis, Calif., Betty Ann Torrey of Bangor, Maine, 15 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupa Catholic Church of Mexico Beach at a later date with interment to follow in the Fort Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 3 to 6 p.m. CST. Those desiring to may make a contribution to Our Lady of Guadalupa Catholic Church of Mexico Beach Altar Society in memory of Jeanne Schanback.
Wilson Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla.

Mr. and Mrs. Carroll C. and Melba J. Williams, married for 43 years, died together on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999. Carroll and Melba had been residents of Bay County since 1973, moving here from Colorado Springs, Colo., after Carroll's retirement from the Air Force. They had spent their retirement years together as entrepreneurs involved in many different businesses in the area, including a restaurant, a motel, and a taxi company. Melba was a smart businesswoman, a homemaker, and a loving mother and grandmother. She attended Auburn University. Carroll was a retired master nergeant in the U.S. Air Force and served his country for 26 years during the World War II, Korean, and Vietnam eras. He always had a joke to tell, but always taught his sons to be men of integrity. Carroll and Melba were members of Central Baptist Church. Together they are survived by sons Greg Williams and his wife Tammy of Parker, Fla., Bruce Williams and his wife Lisa of Lynn Haven, Fla.; grandchildren: Corinne Williams, Chelsey Williams, Nathan Williams, Christopher Hobden, Matthew Hobden and Ashley Meyers. Carroll is also survived by brothers Hubert Williams and his wife Edna of Marianna, Fla., Charles Williams and his wife Barbara of Bradenton, Fla.; sisters, Myrl Moody and her husband David of Springfield, Fla., and Marie Burgess and her husband Jack of Norfolk, Va. He is preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Florida Ethel Williams. Melba is survived by brothers Charles Shipp and his wife Barbara of Atlanta, Ga., Calvin Shipp and his wife Geraldine of Roanoke, Ala., and a sister, Allene Bennett and her husband Cary also of Roanoke, Ala. She is preceded in death by her parents, William Thomas 'Tan' and Jessie Horton Shipp. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 13, at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Richard White officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery with military honors accorded by Tyndall Air Force Base Honor Guard. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are: Troy Campbell, Mike Mettille, Jimmy Lee, Dave Smith, Ron Smith, Shorty Stavenaw, Nathan Williams, Matthew Hobden and Chris Hobden. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 12, 1999.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home

Mrs. Ruby Mae Day Allen, 87, of 1413 Drake Ave., Panama City, partner of Allen's Seafood Restaurant, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 1999, at Jackson Hospital in Marianna. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Allen are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date.
Southerland Family Funeral Homes
Panama City, Fla. 32405

Mr. Roscoe A. Duke, 79, of Brights Landing, Wewahitchka, died Friday, Dec. 10, 1999 in a local hospital after an extended illness. Mr. Duke had been a resident of the area since 1953 and was a retired school bus driver with the Bay County School Board. He was a member of Woodmen of the World and was of the Protestant faith. Mr. Duke is survived by one daughter Diane Duke of Panama City; one son Allen Duke of Port St. Joe; one sister Christine Wolfe of Birmingham, Ala.; two grandchildren, Nikki Duke and Jennifer Duke; one great-grandchild Tyler Watkins and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Duke was preceded in death by his wife Lavaughn Duke, a daughter Cathy Evvone Duke, and his parents Edwin and Billie Reynolds Duke. Funeral service for Mr. Duke will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13, at the Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Fred Melvin officiating. Interment will follow in Callaway Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4 until 6 p.m. today, Dec 12. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are: Ron Flanders, Tony Taylor, Bobby Renfroe, Elton Hall, Lane Fowler, Ruben Lowery and Jerry Frye Jr. Honorary pallbearers are: Bubba Harvey, Alton Lambert, Jerry Stucco, Dick Thurlow, Jim Faircloth and members of the Gulf County Senior Citizens Association and the Gulf County Sheriff's Department. The family will be staying at the home of Diane Duke, 7425 Gilbert Road, Panama City, FL.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405

Mr. Noel R. "Abe" Dumond Jr., 72, of 2201 W. 21st St., Panama City, died Friday, Dec. 10,1999, in a local hospital. Mr. Dumond had been a resident of the area for the past 35 years, coming from Sanford. He had served his country in the U.S. Navy and retired after 35 years of service. He was Protestant by faith. Mr. Dumond is survived by his wife of 45 years Betty Dumond of Panama City; one sister Val Horbath and her husband Alex of Perry, Ohio; two sisters-in-law, Ann Young and Carrie Lou Tillman, both of Sims, Ala.; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral service for Mr. Dumond will be 2 p.m. today Dec. 12, in the Chapel of Love Mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Entombment will follow.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home

Surname Search Utility

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

Florida Obituary Archive is maintained by GenLookups with WebBBS 5.12.

For your convenience, here is a huge, growing collection of obituaries at

EXCLUSIVE OFFER to visitors! We'll get your family tree started!

- Click to Search the Large Databases

- Historical Records and Person Search

- Census and Voter Lists

- Military Records

- Surname Meanings

- Births, Marriages, and Deaths Search

Look up the meaning of any surname!

Find-a-Grave Cemetery Search

Incredibly COOL Genealogy Databases on the Web!

Rootsweb Review Archives Search
Search through the archives of this past genealogy update!

First Name:
Last Name:

Search through tons of fulltext obits
from all over the United States.


First Name:
Last Name:

Search through tons of marriage records
from all over the United States.


Marriage Search Engines

Statewide Obituary Archives

Free Surname Meanings and History Lookup NEW!!!


I want to look for information about this surname:

You must use the SUBMIT button; hitting ENTER will not work!

If the results that you get turn out to be a death notice rather than an obituary, many times you can find a fulltext obituary by doing a search HERE.


The ULTIMATE Vital Records Database!

Newest Data Additions to

Message Boards

Historical Person Search


Alabama  - Alaska  - Arizona  - Arkansas  - California  - Colorado  - Connecticut  - Delaware  - Florida  - Georgia  - Hawaii  - Idaho  - Illinois  - Indiana  - Iowa  - Kansas  - Kentucky  - Louisiana  - Maine  - Maryland  - Massachusetts  - Michigan  - Minnesota  - Mississippi  - Missouri  - Montana  - Nebraska  - Nevada  - New Hampshire  - New Jersey  - New Mexico  - New York  - North Carolina  - North Dakota  - Ohio  - Oklahoma  - Oregon  - Pennsylvania  - Rhode Island  - South Carolina  - South Dakota  - Tennessee  - Texas  - Utah  - Vermont  - Virginia  - Washington  - West Virginia  - Wisconsin  - Wyoming



Alabama  - Arizona  - Arkansas  - Connecticut  - Georgia  - Idaho  - Indiana  - Iowa  - Kansas  - Kentucky  - Louisiana  - Maryland  - Massachusetts  - Michigan  - Mississippi  - Missouri  - Nebraska  - New York  - North Carolina  - Ohio  - Oklahoma  - Pennsylvania  - South Carolina  - Tennessee  - Texas  - Vermont  - Virginia  - West Virginia

Alabama Newspapers

Alaska Newspapers

Arizona Newspapers

Arkansas Newspapers

California Newspapers

Colorado Newspapers

Connecticut Newspapers

Delaware Newspapers

Florida Newspapers

Georgia Newspapers

Idaho Newspapers

Illinois Newspapers

Indiana Newspapers

Iowa Newspapers

Kansas Newspapers

Kentucky Newspapers

Louisiana Newspapers

Maine Newspapers

Maryland Newspapers

Massachusetts Newspapers

Michigan Newspapers

Minnesota Newspapers

Missouri Newspapers

Montana Newspapers

Nebraska Newspapers

Nevada Newspapers

New Hampshire Newspapers

New Jersey Newspapers

New Mexico Newspapers

New York Newspapers

North Carolina Newspapers

North Dakota Newspapers

Ohio Newspapers

Oklahoma Newspapers

Oregon Newspapers

Pennsylvania Newspapers

Rhode Island Newspapers

South Carolina Newspapers

South Dakota Newspapers

Tennessee Newspapers

Texas Newspapers

Utah Newspapers

Virginia Newspapers

Washington Newspapers

West Virginia Newspapers

Alabama Census Records

Alaska Census Records

Arizona Census Records

Arkansas Census Records

California Census Records

Colorado Census Records

Connecticut Census Records

Delaware Census Records

Florida Census Records

Georgia Census Records

Idaho Census Records

Illinois Census Records

Indiana Census Records

Iowa Census Records

Kansas Census Records

Kentucky Census Records

Louisiana Census Records

Maine Census Records

Maryland Census Records

Massachusetts Census Records

Michigan Census Records

Minnesota Census Records

Missouri Census Records

Montana Census Records

Nebraska Census Records

Nevada Census Records

New Hampshire Census Records

New Jersey Census Records

New Mexico Census Records

New York Census Records

North Carolina Census Records

North Dakota Census Records

Ohio Census Records

Oklahoma Census Records

Oregon Census Records

Pennsylvania Census Records

Rhode Island Census Records

South Carolina Census Records

South Dakota Census Records

Tennessee Census Records

Texas Census Records

Utah Census Records

Virginia Census Records

Washington Census Records

West Virginia Census Records

Confirm birth and death dates with the Social Security Death Index: - - - - Surname Search Utility - - Marriage Search Engines


One of the sponsors of this site is: