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ALICE MARIE WALKER McCLUNG
Alice Marie Walker McClung, 47, of Molino, departed this life on Tuesday, December 21, 1999.
Alice was a dedicated Christian and loved the Lord. She taught and shared Christ in her daily life. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Scenic Hills. Alice was a wonderful Christian wife, mother and Best Friend!
Alice is survived by her husband, Doyle C. McClung of Molino; two sons, Kevin M. McClung of Parris Island, S.C. and Ryan S. McClung of Pensacola; one daughter, Chelsea M. McClung of Molino; her parents, Mallory ``Buck'' and Johnnie Walker of Pensacola. She also leaves four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Mallory Jr. and Nora Walker of Jay, Billy W. Walker of Mobile, Ala., Richard Scott and Cindy Walker of Pace and Mark Alan, Sr. and Linda Walker of Pensacola; one sister and brother-in-law, Judith and Ed Norris of Gulf Shores, Ala.; many dear friends and a church family that will miss her dearly.
Following a private interment service at Barrancas National Cemetery the family will celebrate Alice's life with a memorial service at 3 p.m. Thursday, December 23, 1999 at the Church of Christ at Scenic Hills with Evangelist Brent Missildine officiating.
PENSACOLA MEMORIAL GARDENS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, GU Clinic, Houston, Texas 77297 in memory of Alice W. McClung.

OSCAR WAYNE ``TOMMY'' TOMPKINS
Mr. Oscar Wayne ``Tommy'' Tompkins, 85, of Milton, died Monday evening, December 20, 1999, in a local nursing facility after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services for Mr. Tompkins will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 23, 1999 at the Lewis Funeral Home Chapel in Milton with Dr. Joe Bamberg officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hickory Hammock Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Tim Tracy, Todd Prevatte, Skip Tompkins, Tommy Tompkins, Jerry Geiger, Pat McLellan and Bill Farrington.
LEWIS FUNERAL HOME OF MILTON is in charge of arrangements.

RONNIE JAMES SANDERS
Ronnie James Sanders, 48, of Pensacola, died Tuesday, December 21, 1999, at his home.
Mr. Sanders was a member of Olive Baptist Church and was a graduate of Woodham High School.
He is survived by his parents, Earl J. and Edna Carnley; sister, Wilda Audleman and husband, Al; and a niece, Lesli Audleman.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, December 23, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Carl Sanders officiating.
Burial will be in Elizabeth Chapel Cemetery, Chumuckla.
Pallbearers will be Leslie Audleman, Tim and Tony Cook, Randy Fleming, Ralph Rogers and Martin Simmons.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements.

SAMUEL JESSE ROGERS
Samuel Jesse Rogers, 61, of Milton, died Tuesday, December 21, 1999 at a local hospital.
Mr. Rogers was a member of the 1st Assembly of God Church and a Vietnam Veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Doris Rogers; a son and daughter-in-law, UWE Karl and Denese Rogers; father, Lige Rogers; two grandchildren, Jessie and Sara; sister, Carolyn and Steve Finkle; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Fred and Jackie Rogers, Ralph and Connie Rogers, and Joel Rogers; four brothers-in-law, Jim, Oliver, Larence, and Alton Parker; three sisters-in-law, Vonnie Brown, Gloria VonAxelson, and Mona White.
Services at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 23, 1999 at 1st Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Fred Rogers, pastor of Assembly of God Church, officiating.
Burial will follow in Pleasant Home Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Fred Rogers, Ralph Rogers, Joel Rogers, UWE Rogers, Andy Rogers and Clint Anderson.
LEWIS FUNERAL HOME OF MILTON is in charge of arrangements.

BRUCE E. MAKIN
Bruce E. Makin, 70, of Pensacola, died Monday, December 20, 1999, at a local care facility.
A native of Johnstown, Penn., Bruce and his family have called Pensacola home since 1962. He served in the US Navy during WWII, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. After retiring from the service, Bruce taught Industrial Arts at Escambia High and then was manager of the Recreation Department's Hobby Shop at NAS Pensacola for 21 years. He was Presbyterian by faith.
He is survived by his loving wife, Helen M. Makin; three sons and their wives, Dennis L. and Laura Jane Makin and Kenneth W. and Gail Makin, all of Pensacola, and Donald E. and Ann Makin of Morgan City, La.; a daughter and her husband, Davona M. and Don Duncan, of Pensacola; three step-daughters and their husbands, Betty and Bill Fagan and Joyce and Karl Braun, all of Washington State, and Beverly and Buck Morgan of Va. Bruce is also survived by one brother and his wife, Frank and Vivian Makin of Johnstown, Penn.; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, December 23, 1999 graveside at Barrancas National Cemetery with, the Rev. Bruce Sheffield pastor of Myrtle Grove United Methodist Church, officiating.
OAK LAWN FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

JOHN BASSIL HOLLAND, SR.
John Bassil Holland, Sr., 75, of Pensacola, died suddenly at his home, Monday, December 20, 1999.
Mr. Holland was a resident of Pensacola for over 30 years.
Survivors include his wife, Mable Louise; two sons, John, Jr. and Donald Holland; brother, George Holland of Waynesboro, Miss.; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. December 23, 1999 at Freeman's Funeral Home in Waynesboro, Miss.
Burial will be in Walter Ridge Cemetery, Waynesboro, Miss.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of local arrangements.

HELEN EURE HARBESON
Helen Eure Harbeson, age 99, of DeFuniak Springs, died after an extended illness on Tuesday, December 21, 1999 at her residence.
She had been a resident of DeFuniak Springs since 1910.
Born in Wellborn, Fla. on Halloween in 1900, Mrs. Harbeson was the first child of one of the Panhandle's turpentine mill pioneers, Mills Eure Savage. Mr. Savage was a native of Gates County, N.C., who operated mills in the area around Crestview. His wife, Elizabeth Dean Spencer Savage, was a native of Lake City, Fla. The Harbeson family owned and operated hotels throughout Florida including the San Carlos in Pensacola and the Walton Hotel in DeFuniak Springs, Fla.
Mrs. Harbeson was very active in the First Methodist Church until her inability to hear restricted her participation in the Sunday services. She was a 73 years member of the United Methodist Women's Organization. Before she stopped driving, she was a frequent visitor to her friends in DeFuniak Springs who were not able to leave their homes.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Harbeson.
She is survived by two nieces, Nora Savage of Crawley of Panama City and Deborah Savage of Ft. Walton Beach; two nephews, Dr. John William Savage, Jr. of Panama City and Mills Spencer Savage, Jr. of Detroit, Mich.; five great-nieces and -nephews and one great-great niece.
She was surrounded by a corps of loving women who stayed with her when she was unable to live alone. She was under the care of Northwest Florida Hospice at the time of her death.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 23, 1999 at the First Methodist Church in DeFuniak Springs with the Rev. Bobby Ellisor officiating.
Interment will follow in Magnolia Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Clyde Harbeson, John Gillis, Paul Cope, John Savage and Spencer Savage.
Honorary pallbearer will be Luther Ates.
CLARY-GODWIN FUNERAL HOME, DeFuniak Springs, is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 22, 1999 at Clary- Godwin Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that persons who wish to make contributions in Mrs. Harbeson's memory select a favorite charity.

GWENDOLYN ANN CARPENTER
Gwendolyn Ann Carpenter, age 37, of Pace, died suddenly Tuesday, December 21, 1999.
She was born in Pensacola and had resided in New York for 10 years before living in Pace.
She is survived by her parents, William Cook and Carolyn Bonifay; one daughter, Pristina LaShay Carpenter; two sisters, Renee Cook Gough and Janice Neubauer; one brother, John William Cook; loving former husband, Donal Robert Carpenter; and step-mother, June Demor.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, December 24, 1999 from the chapel of the Donnie Sowell Funeral Home in Milton.
Burial will be in Juniper Cemetery.
DONNIE SOWELL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

VERNON EDWARD CAMPBELL
Mr. Vernon Edward Campbell, age 59, a resident of Cantonment, died Wednesday, December 22, 1999, at a Biloxi, Miss. hospital.
He was a native of Mobile, Ala. and a resident of Cantonment for many years. He retired from Champion Paper Co. after 28 years of service. He was a U.S. Army Veteran who served in Korea and he was a member of the Baptist Faith.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Conrad Campbell.
Survivors include a son, Alan Campbell and daughter, Allison Campbell of Cantonment; three grandchildren, Chania Godwin, Amy Godwin and Austin Campbell; three brothers, Bob (Anne) Campbell of Decatur, Ala., Jerry Campbell of Cantonment and Larry (Suzanne) Campbell of Cumming, Ga.; and three sisters, Bette (Jim) Aikin of Pensacola, Joyce (Dick) Arnold of Brookhaven, Miss., and Sondra (Monte) Bullard of Carmel, Calif.
Funeral services will be held at the chapel of Eastern Gate Funeral Home, Friday, December 24, 1999 at 10 a.m.
Interment will follow in Spruell Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Howard Norton, Gary Morgan, Mike Godwin, John Castleberry, Clayton Peacock and R.D. Powell.
EASTERN GATE FUNERAL HOME, 1985 W. Nine Mile Rd., Pensacola, FL 32534, is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday, December 23, 1999 from 5 until 7 p.m.

STANLEY CLEO WELCH
Stanley Cleo Welch, age 77, died Thursday, December 23, 1999, at his home.
He was born in Benham, Ky., raised in Nebraska and resided in Pensacola for the past 38 years. He was a retired Naval Officer who served his country in the Pacific and Atlantic Theatres during World War II and also served in Korea and Vietnam. He held lifetime membership in the D.A.V. and V.F.W. He was also a member of AmVETS.
He was preceded in death by his son, Ronald Welch.
He is survived by his wife, Myra F. Welch; sons, William Welch and Steven Welch; two sisters, Edith Shields of W. Va. and Wilma Lindblad of Nebraska; five grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection on Fairfield Drive Monday, December 27, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. David Robatzen officiating.
Interment will follow at 11:45 a.m. in Barrancas National Cemtery with Full Military Honors.
EASTERN GATE FUNERAL HOME, 1985 W. Nine Mile Rd., Pensacola, FL 32534, is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends at the church Monday from 9:30 a.m. until service time.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 4524 W. Fairfield Dr., Pensacola, FL 32506 for God's Work.

CHARLES ARTHUR HERSHISER, SR.
Charles Arthur Hershiser, Sr., age 74, died Thursday, December 23, 1999, in Foley, Ala.
He was a native of Ohio. Mr. Hershiser was a graduate of the University of Alabama with a degree in Political Science. He was a member of Chi and Phi Fraternity, a member and elder of Grace Fellowship Presbyterian Church, owned and operated Potter Freight Line in Tenn., an avid fisherman and golfer and also a Giddeon Member.
He is survived by his wife of over 52 years, Barbara A. Hershiser of Foley, Ala.; one son, Charles Arthur Hershiser, Jr. Atlanta, Ga.; one daughter, Ilo Tefft of Lincoln, Neb.; and four grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 8, 2000 at 2 p.m. from Grace Presbyterian Church.
BAYVIEW FUNERAL HOME, Foley, Ala., is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Grace Fellowship Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 3194, Gulf Shores, AL 36547 in memory of Mr. Hershiser.

FRANK J. CAMPANA
Frank J. Campana, 81, of Pensacola, passed away Thursday, December 23, 1999.
Mr. Campana resided at a local retirement village for the past three years. He lived most of his life in Butte and Anaconda, Montana, before moving to Verona, Wisconsin in 1993. He moved to Pensacola in 1996. Mr. Campana, an electrician by trade, was a life member of the I.B.E.W. electrician union. He was born December 7, 1918 in Butte, Montana. He was a member of the Nativity Catholic Church of Pensacola and the Elks Lodge. He was a World War II Veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Alica Campana; his mother, Margaret Campana; and his father, Frank Campana.
Mr. Campana is survived by three sons, Charles Campana of Verona, Wisconsin, Kevin Campana of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, and Craig Campana of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; one daughter, Carol A. Colley of Pensacola; one brother, Ray Campana of Butte, Montana; one sister, Sue Leinen of Spokane, Wash.; 11 grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren.
Services for Mr. Campana will be announced at a later date.
MILTON FUNERAL HOME, MILTON FLORIDA is in charge of arrangements.

SARAH BESSIE WEBB
Sarah Bessie Well, 99, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, December 22, 1999.
Mrs. Webb was born on December 5, 1900, to the late Herman Galloway and Elizabeth Sawyer Galloway of Frisco City, Ala. Upon receiving her teaching certificate in 1918, she started teaching school in Monroe County, Ala., and shortly thereafter married William Alexander Webb of Pensacola, an engineer with Frisco Railroad. Moving to Pensacola in 1922, Mrs. Webb joined the First Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Heritage Club. She was an energetic member of the Parent Teacher Association, serving as past president at Hallmark School and past PTA president at Lockey Junior High School. She devoted many hours as a Gray Lady at the then new Baptist Hospital.
Mrs. Webb was a past Mighty Chosen One of the Zellica Grotto Caldron, and at the time of her death, was it's last living charter member.
Sarah Bessie is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Eleanor and David Henriques of Pensacola and Ouida and Ward G. Byington of Virginia Beach, Va.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Monday, December 27, 1999 at 11 a.m. at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Tony Carson officiating.
Burial will immediately follow at Bayview Memorial Park.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, December 26, 1999 at the funeral home.
The family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Donna Jacobi and the Skilled Nursing Care by the staff of West Florida Hospital for their extra fine efforts after a massive heart attack in 1996. Thanks and gratitude are also extended to Dr. Clyde Miller, Mrs. Webb's primary physician until his retirement, to the entire staff of the Haven of Our Lady of Peace for their loving care.
After her massive heart attack, her family noticed Sarah Bessie's lips were moving, and thought she might be trying to tell them something. After carefully listening, they found that she was singing all of her old favorite religious songs.

CAROLE FRENCH STAPLES
Carole French Staples, 57, died from ovarian cancer, Tuesday, December 14, 1999 in Richmond, Va.
Mrs. Staples, born in Fredericksburg, former resident of Gulf Breeze and Pensacola, former member of Gulf Breeze Presbyterian and Trinity Presbyterian Churches. She graduated from Florida State University, with master's degree in Library Science. She was instrumental in renovating Pensacola High School library; its reference section dedicated to her late husband, Claud Hope Staples, will be renamed to include them both.
Survivors include sons, Gary Kent Walker of Fredericksburg, Va., and Claud Hope Staples, Jr. of Los Angles, Calif.; daughter, Carol Lorraine Durham of Morehead City, N.C.; step-daughter, Susan Crane of Chesapeake, Va.; mother, Doretta D. French, of Fredericksburg, Va.; brothers, Joseph French of Des Moines, Iowa, and Robert French of Fredericksburg; five grandchildren in N.C. and two step-grandchildren in Va.
Memorial service will be held at Gulf Breeze Presbyterian, 100 Andrew Jackson Trail, Gulf Breeze, on Wednesday, December 29, 1999 at 12 noon.
Family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Pensacola High School Library.

JOHN FRANK SPANN
John Frank Spann, 75, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, December 22, 1999, at his home.
John was a firefighter with the Civil Service, retiring with 27 years of service.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Spann; two sons, Randell Spann of Pensacola and Earl Spann of Fayetteville, N.C.; two step-sons, William Rowell of Milton and Harry Rowell of Jacksonville, Fla.; three step-daughters, Susanne Williams of Gray Court, S.C., Kristina Spann and Janet Simmons, both of Pensacola. He also leaves two sisters, Bessie Rigsby and Julia Mann; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, December 27, 1999 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home with Dr. Dale Patterson officiating.
PENSACOLA MEMORIAL GARDENS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

MARY FRANCES ROOD
Mary Frances (Smith) Rood, of Pensacola, was born in Chattanooga, Tenn. in 1920.
She was the daughter of Lawrence Anthony and Maud Frances Smith of Buffalo, New York. Since Fran's father made a career in the Air Force, she had the opportunity to live in a number of places. She was married to A.B. Rood in 1964 in Pensacola. Before meeting her husband, Fran worked in civil service at the Naval Air Station for seven years.
Preceding her in death was her husband, A.B. Rood of Pensacola; and a brother, Bill Smith of Chattanooga, Tenn.
One final blessing to those whom she left behind was knowing that she received Jesus Christ as her Savior the final week of her life.
Surviving family include four step-children, A. Bryan Rood of Anderson, S.C., Ted T. Rood of Covington, Penn., Judy M. Fillingim of Louisburg, N.C., and Robin D. Rood of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and 10 grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at the Pace Assembly of God Church on Tuesday, December 28, 1999 at 11 a.m. Pastor Carnley of Pace Assembly of God will officiate for the memorial service.
The family has requested that
no flowers be sent. Donations can be sent to the American Heart Association or local church projects.
The family will be receiving family and friends 30 minutes prior to the memorial service.

MILLARD A. ``SONNY'' ROBINSON
Millard A. ``Sonny'' Robinson, 68, of Gulf Breeze, died Thursday, December 23, 1999.
Mr. Robinson was born in Whitman, W.V. and worked as a coal miner until moving to Gulf Breeze in 1971, where he has been active in the community, operating Citgo Service Station.
He is survived by is wife of 19 years, Marie; sons, Robert (Hannah), Millard Jr. (Bonnie), Johnny and Terry (Kim); daughters, Margie, Kathy (Walter) Zuk, Patty (Ken) Martin, Peggy (Randy) McIrvina, Lisa (Chris) Mosley, Penny (Chip) Coker, Robbin Rothgeb; 38 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, including his special grandson, Devin.
A Graveside Funeral Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Rose Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Ken Griffin officiating.
ROSE LAWN FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Visiting will be Sunday from 5 until 7 p.m. at Rose Lawn Funeral Home.

GROVER M. PITTMAN
Grover M. Pittman, 86, of Pensacola, died Thursday, December 23, 1999, in a local nursing home.
Mr. Pittman was born in Vernon, Fla., and was a long time resident of Pensacola. He received a life time membership from the Warrington Kwanis, where he served as president and Lt. Governor for Division 1. Mr. Pittman was a long time employee of Killingsworth Pest Control.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary L. Waltz Pittman.
Survivors include two daughters, Donna E. Pittman and Caroline Hatfield; one brother, Sidney Pittman; one sister, Essie Bascle; three grandchildren, Michael and Shari Hatfield, David and April Hatfield and Diane and Dennis Stephens; great-grandchildren, Ashley Hatfield, Jason Hatfield, Jessica and Kristen Hatfield, Christopher and Kellie Stephens, and Kyle and Cassie Johnson.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 1999 at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel with Cdr. Ret. B.A. Gaudry officiating.
Pallbearers will be Michael and David Hatfield, Michael Bascle, Don Thomson and Pete Garrett.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Forte, Robert Young, Sam Hendrix, Ferrell Killingsworth, Angelo Brown and Tex Campbell.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel.

ROSA GIBSON
Rosa Gibson, 89, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, December 22, 1999, in Foley, Ala.
Mrs. Gibson was a native of England and has resided in Pensacola since 1941. She was a member of the Episcopal Church.
Survivors include a son, Bill McLane of Jenkingsburg, Ga.; a daughter, Emily Carr of Pensacola; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services at 10 a.m. Monday, December 27, 1999 at Waters & Hibbert Chapel with the Rev. Jody Davis officiating.
Burial will be in St. Johns Cemetery.
WATERS AND HIBBERT FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday.

DEBORA CORINE FINLAY
Debora Corine Finlay, of Pensacola, died Thursday evening, December 23, 1999.
Debbie was born January 27, 1957 in Jacksonville, Fla. and resided in Pensacola for the past 38 years. Debbie was a member of the St. Andrews United Methodist Church, and was employed by the State of Florida.
She was preceded in death by her father, John W. Nicholson.
Debbie is survived by her daughter, Brendal Corine Finlay of Pensacola; mother, Corine Nicholson of Gonzalez, Fla.; two brothers, Julius Wesley Nicholson of Pensacola and Jonathan Scott Nicholson of Hinesville, Ga.; nephew, Jonathan Scott Nicholson II of Hinesville, Ga.; and nieces Brandi Jeanne Nicholson and Renee Nicholson, both of Pensacola and Melissa Marie Nicholson of Hinesville, Ga.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, December 27, 1999 at 2 p.m. in the Faith Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Henry Lewis officiating.
Burial will follow in the Pensacola Memorial Gardens.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Debbie was loved and will be missed by all.

DEBORAH LYNN BATSON
Miss Deborah Lynn Batson, 47, of Pace, died Wednesday, December 22, 1999.
Miss Batson was a native of Tacoma, Wash., she grew up in Ala. and Ga. and had resided in the Pensacola area since 1998. She was an avid reader of the novels and loved sitting on the beach at sunset.
Miss Batson was preceded in death by her mother, Eula Mae Batson.
Survivors include her father and his wife, Billy and Annette Batson; three sisters and their families, Teresa Hensley and husband Ron, sons, Gabriel, Nathan, Luke, Matthew, Joshua and Adam, Karen Mueller and husband Gary, sons, Justin and John, and Melanie Carney and husband Roy, children, Nickolas, Kyle, Kayla and Jessica.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 1999 at Hearts of Love Ministries at 2407 Creighton Road.
Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, December 27, 1999 at Hearts of Love Ministries.

JAMES C. POPPELL
James C. Poppell, 78, of Pensacola, died Thursday, December 23, 1999, at his residence.
A native of Tallahassee, Fla., James and his family have resided in Pensacola since 1957. He was a retired US Navy Aviation Master Chief who served during WWII aboard the USS Trenton and also served during the Korean Conflict. After his military career he worked as a metal smith for NARF at NAS Pensacola. He was a member of the Fleet Reserve and attended church at the Aviation Chapel, NAS Pensacola.
James is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Margaret J. Poppell; two sons, Ronald C. Poppell of Columbia, S.C. and Jack H. Poppell of Vienna, Austria; a daughter, Brenda P. Gonzalez and her husband, Hank, of Jupiter, Fla.; two brothers, Douglas and Jack Poppell, both of Quincy, Fla.; one sister, Ruth Hance of Alapaha, Ga.; and two granddaughters, Jordan and Miranda.
The Funeral Service will be held 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 1999 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery.
OAK LAWN FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
A visitation will be held Monday, December 27, 1999 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Oak Lawn Funeral Home.
The family wishes to thank the personnel at Family Practice, NAS Pensacola, for their care and concern and a special thanks to Hospice-Team West for their loving care.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes memorial contributions be made to Hospice of NW Florida, 2001 N. Palafox, Pensacola, FL 32501.

JOHN ``POP'' TYLER MORGAN, JR.
John ``Pop'' Tyler Morgan, Jr., age 55, of Byrneville, Fla., died Saturday, December 25, 1999, in a Pensacola hospital.
Mr. Morgan was born in Brooklyn, New York, but had resided in Byrneville for the past 35 years, and retired from the Naval Air Station after 28 years. He was a member of the Byrneville United Methodist Church. He was a devoted husband and father, and truly loved his grandkids. He enjoyed fishing, working in the garden, and spending time with his grandkids, and will be greatly missed.
Mr. Morgan was predeceased by his parents, Tyler (Pa Tyler) and Nell (Ma Nell) Morgan.
Mr. Morgan is survived by his wife of 34 years, Glenda Morgan of Byrneville; two daughters, Deanna ``Susie'' Sutton (Greg) of Byrneville and Jo Shell (Robby) of Milton; three brothers, Danny Morgan (Theresa), Les Morgan (Donna) and Ronald Morgan, all of Byrneville; nine grandchildren, Aaron Mosley, Amie Mosley, Ashton Shell, Chance Shell, Dusty Sutton, Cody Sutton, Gina Moore, and Timothy Mosley; one great-grandchild, Felicity Moore; many nieces and nephews; and special friends, Gloria Green (Turtle), Marcus, Tracy and John Holland, and Martha Knowles.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 1999 at the Byrneville United Methodist Church.
Burial will be in the Byrneville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Raybon Knowles, Bobby Holland, John Holland, Jimmy Aikens, John Perkins, and Bryan Keel.
Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Martin, Sr., Teddy Hobbs, Tommy Parsons, and John Keel.
ATMORE MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be Monday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at Atmore Memorial Chapel.

RUTH ILLENE MILES
Ruth Illene Miles, 76, of Pensacola, died Thursday, December 23, 1999.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Monday, December 27, 1999 at Faith Chapel North.
Interment will be at Florida Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Cocoa Beach, Fla. at a later date.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 1000 North Hwy 29, Cantonment, is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be Monday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

MELVIN DOUGLAS ``MEL'' LIVINGSTON, SR.
Melvin Douglas ``Mel'' Livingston, Sr., born October 17, 1939, died suddenly Friday, December 24, 1999.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.
He was retired after 38 years from American Cyanamid, where he received the Circle of Excellence Award. He was a member of the Avalon Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon, was an active Sunday School Teacher, and a member of his choir.
He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Mary Maxine Livingston; his sons, Melvin Douglas Livingston, Jr. (wife Christina) of Niceville, Fla. and William Edward Livingston of Pensacola; his daughter, Mary Kay Finn of Milton; four grandchildren, Douglas, Max, Hannah and Whitney; three brothers, Edward, Vernon and Frank; a sister, Geraldine; and his mother-in-law, Ruth I. Henderson.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 1999 from the Avalong Baptist Church. The Rev. Gary Laird will officiate.
Interment will follow in the Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery in Pensacola.
Pallbearers will be Tom Kyser, Johnathan Wingate, Buzz Sawyer, Gene Livingston, Chris Henderson and Bryan Henderson.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Deacons and his Sunday School Class at Avalon Baptist Church.
DONNIE SOWELL FUNERAL HOME of Milton is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Flowers are welcome, or memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund of Avalon Baptist Church.

OLIVER F. LEWIS
Oliver F. Lewis, 80, of the Berrydale Community, went to be with Jesus on December 25, 1999 at a local hospital.
Mr. Lewis was a native of the Berrydale Community and had resided there all his life. He was a faithful member of the Whitfield Assembly of God Church for 47 years. Mr. Lewis was retired from the Florida Department of Transportation.
Mr. Lewis is survived by his wife of 59 years, Bonnie Lewis of the Berrydale Community; sons, James (Doris) Lewis of Milton; David (Debbie) Lewis; Earl (Dianne) Lewis & Ken (Gloria) Lewis all of Berrydale; daughters, Joan (Arthur) Eddy of Pensacola; Janice (Bobby) Lee of Flomaton & Elizabeth Taylor of Berrydale; three sisters, Novelle Floyd & Myrle Lewis both of Berrydale & Eloise Bradley of Andulsia, AL; thirteen grandchildren; & five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am, Tuesday at Whitfield Assembly of God Church with Rev. Joe Gillman & Rev. Bobby Carnley officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
LEWIS FUNERAL HOME, 6405 Hwy 90 W, Milton, FL, is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Lewis Funeral Home from 6 pm to 8 pm, Monday.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Lewis, Austin Lewis, Bobby Lee, Chuck Taylor, Tim Wetzel & Don Qualis.
Honorary pallbearers will be Franklin Lewis, Loyce Simmons, Huston Shell, Ronald Jackson, Clarence Watts, Doyle Moore & Norris Bertrand.
The family would like to thank the Berrydale Volunteer Fire Department and the EMS crew for their assistance.

CHARLES R. ``CHUCK'' GREEN
Charles R. ``Chuck'' Green, 74, a native of Georgiana, Ala., and a resident of Pensacola for 70 years, died Saturday, December 25, 1999, at a local hospital.
Mr. Green was retired with over 30 years service from Gulf Power Company and was a member of West Pensacola Lodge #296 F&AM.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles C. and Allie Jones Bolling Green, and his wife, Lillie Green.
Survivors include four daughters, Joyce Harris, Annette Singleton, Debra Slade and Jeanette Lister; two sons, Phillip Smith and Richard Campbell; two sisters, Edna Rollo and DeLoris Partin; and a great number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 1999 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Pensacola Memorial Gardens.
PENSACOLA MEMORIAL GARDENS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

SHAWN DEES
Shawn Dees, 26, of Pensacola died Monday, December 20, 1999.
He was born in Pensacola on August 21, 1973. He was a lifelong resident of Pensacola.
He leaves behind to cherish his loving memory his father and mother, Lucius Dees and mother, Minnie Dees. He also leaves behind four sisters, Diann Lawal, Brenda Jacks, Tina Dees, and Charlene Battle; a brother, Ural ``June'' Dees; three brothers-in-law, Dewight Jacks, Mickey Lawal, and Tommie Battle; and a host of other relatives.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 1999 at Joe Morris Funeral Home.
JOE MORRIS AND SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

MARY PATRICIA BUDENSKI
Mrs. Mary Patricia Budenski, age 65, of Cantonment, died Friday, December 24, 1999, in a local hospital.
She was born March 31, 1934 in Pottsville, Penn., recently moving to Cantonment after living in Orlando for 30 years.
Mrs. Budenski is survived by three daughters, Karen Hey, Dawn Smith and Kathleen Wilks; two sons, Michael Budenski and Patrick Budenski; her husband, Wesley Budenski; a brother, John Walker; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorial Services will be conducted Monday, December 27, 1999 at 11 a.m. in the First Baptist Church of Cantonment.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements.

HERMAN CLIFTON BALL
Herman Clifton Ball, 84 of Pensacola, died early Sunday morning, December 26, 1999 in a local hospital.
Mr. Ball was a native of Bedford, Kentucky and had resided in Pensacola the last 10 years. He was a retired U.S. Army Master Sargent with over 21 years of service and a veteran of WW II and Korea.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Shellie M. Ball of Pensacola; & son, Gary K. Ball of Fremont, CA.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 am, Tuesday at Lewis Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be in Barrancas National Cemetery.
LEWIS FUNERAL HOME, 6405 Hwy 90 W, Milton, FL.
Friends may call at Lewis Funeral Home from 7pm to 9 pm, Monday.


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