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Florida Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 979

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ELDRID SIGLER
Eldrid Sigler, age 79, of Panama City Beach, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000, at University of Michigan Hospital. Eldrid is survived by his wife, Rita; children: Judith Gapp, Donald (Diana) Sigler, Thomas (Rebecca) Sigler and Patrick (Paula) Sigler; five grandchildren; brother, Edsel Sigler; and sister, Donna Mayotte. A memorial service was held Saturday, April 29 at 11 a.m. at St. Charle's in Newport, Mich. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army.
Muehlig Funeral Chapel
Ann Arbor, Mich. 48104

SYLVIA MERGENTHAL TIDWELL
Sylvia Mergenthal Tidwell of Tallahassee passed away Sunday, April 30, 2000, at Shands Hospital, in Gainesville. She was 61 years of age and born in Camilla, Ga. Sylvia was a resident of Panama City from 1961 until 1976, after which she moved to Albany, Ga. Her first husband, Paul W. Mergenthal, who died in 1974, preceded her in death. Her second husband, Frank E. Tidwell, also preceded her in death in 1993. She is survived by three sons: Paul Mergenthal of Panama City Beach, Michael Mergenthal of Panama City, David Mergenthal of Albany, Ga. and one step-son, Michael Tidwell of Phoenix City, Ala.; two granddaughters, Christina Mergenthal of Miami, Fla. and Georgia Mergenthal of Panama City Beach. Survivors also include two sisters, Geneva Griffen of Albany Ga., Mamie Sue Douglas of Lake Wales, Fla. and a brother, Frank Irvin of Tampa. Two sisters, Ludie Ann Dixon and Martha Fay Sinderson, also preceded her in death. Sylvia was employed by the State of Florida Department of Health, Division of Environmental Health. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 4, 11 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens on Highway 231. Sylvia will be remembered at the regular scheduled Mass at St. Dominic's Catholic Church Friday at 10 a.m.
Wilson Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla.

SARA BAXLEY
Mrs. Sara Myrtis Carpenter Baxley, 69, of Youngstown, Fla., died Tuesday, May 2, 2000, at Bay Crest Nursing Center following a lenghty illness. Born in Louisville, Ala., she lived in Bay County from 1956 to 1960 and made this her permanent home in 1968. She was a devoted wife, loving mother of five and an active member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Baxley is preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Howard J. Baxley Sr.; one sister, Lessie Smith; three brothers: Wesley Carpenter, Foy Carpenter and Luther Carpenter. She is survived by two daughters, Maxine Simmons and husband Ken of Buckhead, Ga., Vickey Key and husband Mike of Panama City; three sons: Buddy Baxley and wife Brenda of Youngstown, Mike Baxley and wife Sherry of Holt, Fla., Rickey Baxley and wife Lisa of Lynn Haven; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; four sisters: Melmer Grubbs, Christian Phelps, Cupie Abbott and Gertrude Hatzog; three brothers: Shorty Carpenter, Bill Carpenter and Winford Carpenter; a loving sister-in-law, Madeline Martin and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, May 4, at 2 p.m. in Southerland Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Key officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Mrs. Baxley's loving grandsons will serve as pallbearers: Paul Baxley, Jason Simmons, Matthew Baxley, Benjamen Baxley and her devoted sons-in-law, Ken Simmons and Mike Key. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this evening from 6 to 8 p.m.
Southerland Family Funeral Homes
Panama City, Fla. 32405

KAREN RENEE BUCKLEY
Karen Renee Buckley, 33, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 30, 2000, in Panama City Beach, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Survivors include her daughter, Candace Louise Dionne of Florida; mother, Jean Chitwood and husband, Kelley of Hitchcock, Texas; father, Ronald Buckley and wife, Sharon of Alvin, Texas; sisters, Lynda C. Valle and Michelle A. Villnave; fiance, Michael Bloemer of Panama City Beach and numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Those who wish may make memorials in the form of donations to Karen's favorite charity, the American Cancer Society.
Hayes Funeral Home
Santa Fe, Texas

EDITH GAUNT COCKING
Edith Gaunt Cocking, died April 10, 2000, at her home in San Jose, Calif. She is survived by her husband, two sons, one daughter and two cousins. A brief memorial service will be held later this week; call Mrs. Reppen at 785-2997 for further information.

WILLIAM H. ISBELL
Funeral services for Mr. William H. Isbell, age 87, of Panama City, who died Sunday, April 30, 2000, will be held at 11 a.m. today, May 3, 2000, at the Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Walter Cathey officiating. Interment will follow at the Garden of Memories . Flowers will be accepted, or donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
Kent - Forest Lawn Funeral Home
2403 Harrison Ave.
763-4694

SYLVIA MERGENTHAL TIDWELL
Sylvia Mergenthal Tidwell of Tallahassee passed away Sunday, April 30, at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. She was 61 years of age and born in Camilla, Ga. Sylvia was a resident of Panama City from 1961 until 1976, after which she moved to Albany, Ga. Her first husband, Paul W. Mergenthal, who died in 1974, preceded her in death. Her second husband, Frank E. Tidwell, also preceded her in death in 1993. She is survived by three sons: Paul Mergenthal of Panama City Beach, Michael Mergenthal of Panama City, David Mergenthal of Albany, Ga.; and one stepson, Michael Tidwell of Phenix City, Ala.; two granddaughters, Christina Mergenthal of Miami, Fla., and Georgia Mergenthal of Panama City Beach. Survivors also include two sisters, Geneva Griffen of Albany Ga., Mamie Sue Douglas of Lake Wales, Fla.; a brother, Frank Irvin of Tampa; and a brother-in-law, Stafford Mergenthal of Panama City. Two sisters, Ludie Ann Dixon and Martha Fay Sinderson, also preceded her in death. Sylvia was employed by the State of Florida Department of Health, Division of Environmental Health. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 4, at 11 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens on Highway 231. Pallbearers are Paul Gould, Robert Forbus, Ted Buckley, Jerry Rosborough, Dick McWilliams and Ray Bentz. Sylvia will be remembered at the regular scheduled Mass at St. Dominic's Catholic Church Friday at 10 a.m.
Wilson Funeral Home

SYLVIA MERGENTHAL TIDWELL
Funeral services for Sylvia Mergenthal Tidwell of Tallahassee, who passed away Sunday, April 30, at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, will be held today, May 4, at 11 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens on Highway 231. Pallbearers are Paul Gould, Robert Forbus, Ted Buckley, Jerry Rosborough, Dick McWilliams and Ray Bentz. Sylvia will be remembered at the regular scheduled Mass at St. Dominic's Catholic Church Friday at 10 a.m.
Wilson Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla.

CECYLIA REMEISKA CALDEIRA
Cecylia Remelska Caldeira, age 91, of Panama City, Fla., passed away Sunday, April 30, 2000. She had been a resident of Panama City for one year coming from Brooklyn, N.Y. She was of Catholic faith and a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Sunnyhills. Funeral services will be Friday, May 5, at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa Catholic Church, with Father Francis Szczykutowicz officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery with Brown Funeral Home directing. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St Theresa Catholic Church from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. The Rosary Service will begin at 9:45 a.m. Survivors include one son, Roman Remelski of New Jersey and one daughter, Barbara Knap of Panama City; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home
Chipley, Fla. 32428

BONNIE SUE COOPER
Mrs. Bonnie Sue Cooper, age 65, of 1304 Virginia Ave., Lynn Haven, Fla., died Tuesday, May 2, 2000, at her home. She has been a resident of the area since 1970, coming here from Okinawa, Japan. Bonnie enjoyed motorcycle touring and was the President of the Sunshine Riders Motorcycle Club. She was also a member of the Family and Friends Support Group, First Baptist Church of Lynn Haven, and volunteered for the St. Andrew Bay Center, Bonnie is survived by her husband of 43 years, Howard Cooper of Lynn Haven; a daughter: Donna Nall of Pensacola; sons, Ed Cooper and his wife Michele of Raleigh, N.C., and Gene Cooper of Lynn Haven; six sisters; one brother; granddaughters: Jade Cooper of Lynn Haven, Kari Lea Cooper of Raleigh, and Gabriel Cooper of Fountain; and grandsons, Jarrett Cooper of Raleigh and Sha Cooper of Lynn Haven. She was preceded in death by her son, Stanley Cooper. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, May 5 at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James A. Kirkland officiating. Interment will follow at Lynn Haven Cemetery. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are: Chuck Youngdale, Theiron Howell, Mike Hamm, Chester S. Maynor, Virgil Lowery, and Lamar Lowe. Honorary pallbearers will include the Sunshine Riders Motorcycle Club. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, today, May 4, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla. 32405

CLIO ALVIS JONES
Mrs. Clio Alvis Jones, age 82, died May 2, 2000, in DeFuniak Springs, Fla. Mrs. Jones was born March 31, 1918, the daughter of the late Arthur and Viola Adams Adkison, in Walton County, Fla., where she remained a lifelong resident. She was the owner and operator of Jones' Grocery Store for the past fifty-nine years. She was a Baptist by faith. She is preceded in by her grandson, Brian Sharp. Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband of sixty-three years, Austin Ford Jones of DeFuniak; her son, Gene Austin Jones and his wife, Carolynn of DeFuniak Springs; her daughters, Pat Bottoms and her husband, John of DeFuniak and Tammy Henely and her husband, Tom of Panama City Beach and five grandchildren: Michelle Jones, Sam Jones, Emmitt Bottoms, Eric Henely and Adam Henely. Funeral services will be held today, May 4, at 10 a.m., in Comander Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cluster Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.
Comander Funeral Home
DeFuniak Springs, Fla. 32433

MARGARET WATKINS POWELL
Margaret Watkins Powell of 1917 West 10th St., Panama City, Fla., died Wednesday, May 3, 2000, in her home. She was born Jan. 30, 1928, in Spartanburg, S.C., graduated from Spartanburg High School in 1944 and then moved to Panama City. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Charles H. Powell; three children: Tamis Gay and husband Barney of Panama City, Thomas Powell and wife Brenda of Dallas, Ga. and Teresa (Terri) Powell and friend Harold Crittenden of Kennesaw, Ga.; one step-grandchild, Joey Carter of Dallas, Ga.; one sister, Charmaine Black of Spartanburg; one brother and sister-in-law, Louie and Lib Watkins of Concord, N.C.; one sister-in-law, Kathleen Watkins of Conroe, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nathan and Gertie Watkins; three brothers; Harry, Carol and Frank Watkins; two sisters, Mabel Ballard and Virginia Simmons; one brother-in-law, Rupert Ballard and one step-grandchild, Matthew Gay. She was a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church and was a homemaker. Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Ed Britton officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Andrew United Methodist Church Building Fund, 2001 W. 11th St., Panama City, FL 32401.
Wilson Funeral Home
Panama City, Fla.

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