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ANNIE THELMA STEPHENS
Annie Thelma Stephens, 87, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, November 17, 1999, at a local nursing home.
Mrs. Stephens was born in Odenville, Alabama, and had resided in Pensacola since 1944. She was a member of the Good Sam Club for 26 years, and a member of the Pensacola Baptist Temple.
Her son, Kenneth W. Stephens, preceded Mrs. Stephens in death.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph C. Stephens of Pensacola; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Johnny Meadows of Charlotte, N.C.; four grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m. Friday, November 19, 1999, at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, November 22, 1999 at Kilgore Funeral Home, 1651 Ashville Road, Leeds, Alabama.
Burial will be at New Lebanon Church Cemetery in Springville, Alabama.
BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway, is in charge of arrangements.
The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Northwest Florida, 2001 North Palafox Street, Pensacola, Fl. 32501, in lieu of flowers.

STUART SCHEIFELE
Stuart Scheifele, 65, of Pace, Florida, died Tuesday, November 16, 1999.
Mr. Scheifele was born in Royal Oak, Michigan and received his MBA from the University of Michigan where he was a member of the Chi Psi Fraternity.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Scheifele; his sister, Mrs. Kit Kastensmith, of Phoenix, AZ; daughters and sons-in-law, Wendy and Ben Moreland of Houston, TX, Heidi and Greg Axelrod of Phoenix, AZ; and grandchildren, Lindsay Moreland, Kelsey Moreland and Noah Axelrod.
Stuart was a CPA and the owner of Label Technique Southeast, Inc. and was beloved by friends, family and employees. Employees of LTI will be welcomed from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, November 20, 1999 at the family residence. Private family services will be held, but friends are welcome at anytime.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Animal Shelter of your choice.
FRANK E. CAMPBELL AND SONS FUNERAL DIRECTORS OF NEW YORK is in charge of arrangements.

ANESHA MARIE ROBINSON
Anesha Marie Robinson, 15, of Pensacola, died Monday, November 15, 1999, at her home following a brief illness.
Survivors include her mother, Shelia Griffin of Havelock, N.C.; father, Maurice Robinson of Pensacola; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard (Lillie) Baldwin of Pensacola; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bobbie (Inez) Robinson of Pensacola; great-grandparents, Gladys Robinson and Alma Wilson; step- grandparents, the Rev. Herman (Carolyn) Pratt of Pensacola; brother, Christopher Osborne of Pensacola; step-sister, LaPursha Griffin of Pensacola; a host of uncles, aunts and cousins.
Services at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 20, 1999 at Greater Union Baptist Church with Dr. A.J. King officiating.
JOE MORRIS AND SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Joe Morris Chapel from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Special thanks to Dr. James Rosoff and staff of Duke University, Durham, N.C.; Dr. Thomas Jenkins and Staff, Dr. Biondich and staff, and Dr. Halenkamp and staff, all of Pensacola; and Hospice of Pensacola.

MARY JANE HAYES
Mary Jane Hayes, 80, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, November 17, 1999, at a local hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Claudia Hayes; eight daughters, Mary D. Washington, Estella Crenshaw, Voncile Howard, Ethel Richardson, Ellen Hayes, Marion Hayes, all of Pensacola, and Claudia Cunningham of Cincinnati, Ohio; four sons, John F. Hayes, George Hayes, Sr., Casear Hayes, all of Pensacola, and Wendell Hayes of Arizona.
Services at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 20, 1999 at Houser Memorial Chapel with the Rev. A. Pinkard officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
JOE MORRIS AND SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Joe Morris Chapel from 8:15 to 9:15 p.m. Friday.

GRACE I. HARDEN
Grace I. Harden, 86, a native of St. Louis, MO and a resident of Pensacola, died Wednesday, November 17, 1999 at a local health care facility.
Mrs. Harden had been a payroll clerk at Armstrong Cork Co. and at Chemstrand. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was a former member of Brownsville Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Delores Joan Huff, Milledgeville, GA; 3 sons, Dr. David Harden, Pensacola, Dr. Henry Harden, Molino, and Mark Harden, US Navy, Guam; 1 brother, Charles T. Irby, Jr., Lakeland; 15 grandchildren; and 24 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will held be at 2 p.m., Saturday, November 20, 1999 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home with Bishop Dean Gardner, officiating.
Burial will be in Pensacola Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is tonight at the funeral home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Pallbearers will be members of the family.
PENSACOLA MEMORIAL GARDENS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

STELLA MAE BIGGS
Stella Mae Biggs, 67, a native of Walnut Hill and resident of Pensacola for 40 years, died Thursday, November 18, 1999 at her home.
Mrs. Biggs was a member of Pine Forest Assembly of God church and was retired from the security department at Monsanto.
Survivors include a daughter, Sue (Eliut) Diaz; 2 sons, Steve Biggs and Keith (June) Biggs; a sister, Nita Thompson; 2 brothers, David and Justin Garrett; four grandchildren, Chris Perkins, Nathan Ritchie, Sarah and Matthew Biggs; and one great grandchild, Tori Perkins.
Funeral services will be at 10this translates a thin spacea.m., Saturday, November 20, 1999 at Pine Forest Assembly of God Church with Rev. Gene Hudson and Rev. J.W. Sowell, officiating.
Burial will be in Pensacola Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is tonight at the funeral home from 6 p.m. til 8 p.m.
Pallbearers will be members of the Senior Adult Sunday School Class.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pine Forest Assembly of God Building Fund, 3125 N. Pine Forest Rd., Cantonment, FL 32533.
PENSACOLA MEMORIAL GARDENS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

JULIA P. BAILEY
Julia P. Bailey, 76, of Pensacola, died Thursday, November 18, 1999, at a local hospital.
Mrs. Bailey was a native and lifelong resident of Pensacola. She was a member of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.
Survivors include her husband, Tase E. Bailey, Sr.; a son and daughter-in-law, Tase E. Bailey, Jr. and Kim Bailey; two brothers, George W. Pape and Clarence E. Pape; grandchildren, Dara Wolfe and her husband Scott Wolfe, Meggan Bailey, and Tase E. Bailey, III.; two great-grandchildren, Andrew and Julia Wolfe.
The funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 20, 1999, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart with the Rev. Fr. Michael V. Reed officiating.
Entombment will be in Holy Cross Mausoleum.
Pallbearers will be Keith Pape, Clarence Pape, Jr., Richard Pape, Terry Pape, Craig Austad, and Colin Austad.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
The Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. at the funeral home Friday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cathedral of the Sacred Heart School, or to a favorite charity.

LEON E. PARKER
Leon E. Parker, 85, of Pensacola, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, November 18, 1999 at a local hospital.
Mr. Parker was a native of Ala. but had resided in Pensacola for many years. He was in the construction business & was a long standing member of the Carpenter's Local. He was of the Baptist faith.
He was a member of Brentwood Masonic Lodge 363 F&AM, the Scottish Rite and former member of the Zelica Grotto & Hadji Shrine Temple. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mollie Parker.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Judy Parker; daughters and sons-in-law, Sylvia and Edison Burleson, Sybill and Charles Godwin, Carolyn and Brian Barton; man's best friend, his dog, Sadie; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; sisters and brother, George Parker, Luverne Dorriety and Claudie Watson.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Monday, November 22, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Edison Burleson officiating.
Burial will follow in Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Scott Parker, David Burleson, Rodney Godwin, Clayton Clark, Wayne Lawley, Joey Neal, Greg Blackman, Bruce Varde.
Honorary pallbearers will be Pensacola City Police Dept., Escambia County Sheriff's Dept. and Masons.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, November 20, 1999.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Michael A. Brown and his staff, and St. Vincent's Nursing Staff at Sacred Heart Hospital for their compassion and support.

LT. MICHAEL T. MESCHKE USN
Lt. Michael T. Meschke USN, 33, died in the service of his country, November 14, 1999.
He was one of the two Navy airmen killed during a carrier take-off accident while on board the USS John F. Kennedy.
Lt. Meschke was a born July 9, 1966 in Saginaw Michigan. He graduated from AuGres High School, and enlisted in the Navy October 7, 1986 and after completing training was assigned to submarine service. He served aboard USS Swordfish from Nov. 1988 until Oct. 1992; and aboard USS Nevada from Oct. 1992 until Oct. 1993. He next served with Naval Submarine Supply Facility until Nov. 1995 at which time he transferred to the pre- commissioning unit in Louisiana. He completed his degree in Nuclear Technology from the University of the State of New York. He received his commission at NAS Pensacola, June, 1996 and won his "wings of gold" in Oct. 1997 His awards include Navy/Marine Corps Medal, (two awards), Navy Good Conduct Medal, (Bronze Star), Expert Pistol Ribbon, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commodation, Navy Expeditionary Medal, Navy Marksman Ribbon, and Deterant Patrol 22, 29, 18 ribbons.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Meschke; father, Barry Meschke; mother, Joan Worsham; paternal grandmother, Betty Meschke; great grandfather, Leo Slodowski; brother, Dan Meschke; sister, Ashley Meschke.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Monday, November 22, 1999 at The Naval Aviation Chapel, NAS Pensacola, with Rev. Edward Harrison of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church officiating.
Burial with full military honors will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the Aviation Chapel one hour prior to services.

ALLEN E. MATTHEWS
Allen E. Matthews, 63, of Pensacola, died Friday, November 19, 1999.
Mr. Matthews, a native of Crystal Springs, was raised in Pensacola and had moved to Texas, returning to Pensacola about fifteen years ago. He was self-employed in the restaurant supply business, was a Vietnam veteran and was a member of the B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge #2198 of Warrington.
Survivors include: his wife, Cathryn Edgar Matthews; two sons, Michael and David Matthews; two daughters, Cecilia Winder, Mitzi Butera; five step- children, Sue Howell, Pete, Dwain, Ronnie and Jerry Edgar; three sisters; one brother; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, November 22, 1999 in Eastern Gate Funeral Home with Rev. Clarence Gentry officiating.
Burial will follow in Bellview Baptist Church Cemetery.
EASTERN GATE FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at the funeral home with an Elks service at 3:30 p.m.

JOHN HENRY LOWNEY
John Henry Lowney, 35, of Pensacola, a native of Staten Island, N.Y., and a registered nurse, died Friday, November 12, 1999, at his home.
Born in Westerleigh, N.Y., Mr. Lowney lived in Silverlake, N.Y. until 1985, when he moved to Pensacola.
After graduating from Curtis High School he earned a Bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile.
He enjoyed jet skiing.
He is survived by his mother, Frances Lowney; and a sister, Michelle Lowney.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 20 at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church, 920 Via DeLuna Pensacola, Beach Fla.
HARMON HOME FOR FUNERALS, 571 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, N.Y., is in charge of arrangements.

WILLIAM MICHAEL KUTZER
William Michael Kutzer, 53, died on the morning of Wednesday, November 17, 1999 at a very dear friends house in Austin, Texas.
Born in Pensacola and resided in Canton, Missouri. Mike loved the land and the people.
His son, Glen Joseph Kutzer; and father, William Leroy Kutzer, preceded Mike Kutzer in death.
Survivors include his daughter; Melanie Ginger Kutzer; mother, Nellie M. Kutzer; brother, Duane Kutzer; brother and sister in law, Wendell and Loretta Kutzer; and nieces, Chasity Kutzer, Tiffany Kutzer, and Stephany Kutzer.
He requested that there be no flowers sent and that a memorial fund be established with donations to be made to the organization: Eagles Lodge #1800, P.O. Box 44, Canton, Missouri 63435.
Memorial services will be held at the All Saints United Episcopal Church. Date and time to be announced at a later date.

MRS. LOLA "MAC" BRAMLETT
Mrs. Lola "Mac" Bramlett, 94, of Lillian, Ala. passed away at a hospital in Pensacola, on November 17, 1999.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George William Bramlett, Sr.
She is survived by one daughter, Mary Jo Faulkner of Lillian, Ala.; two sisters, Judy Reason, of Fla. and Ruth Miller of Virginia; numerous grandchildren; and great grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Bramlett will be Friday, November 19, 1999 from 6-7 p.m. from Bayview Funeral Home in Foley, Ala.
The family wil be having a private graveside service at Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham, Ala.
Family asks that donations be made to a charity of their choice in the name of Mrs. Lola Bramlett.
BAYVIEW FUNERAL HOME, Foley, Ala. is in charge of arrangements.

CHARLES E. WINSLOW
Charles E. Winslow, 90, of Pensacola, died Thursday, November 18, 1999 at a local hospital.
Mr. Winslow was a member of Brownsville Assembly of God Church.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Rev. Herbert H. Winslow and Charles I. Winslow.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Winslow; son and daughter in law, Kenneth E. and Lois Winslow, San Jacinto, CA; daughter and son in law, Joyce and Lester Zell, Tucson, Arizona; two brothers, Jim and Gilbert Winslow of Milton; two sisters, Gladys Carpenter, Milton, and Mary Adams, Pace; seven grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, November 22, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Royce Peaden and Rev. Gene Hudson officiating.
Interment will follow at Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy. is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Faith Chapel from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

PAULETTE GLASS TATUM
Paulette Glass Tatum, 45, of Pensacola, died Friday, November 19, 1999 at her home after a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Tatum was the organist, choir director, youth leader and Sunday School Teacher for many years at the United Pentecostal Church of Ensley, under the leadership of her pastor and father, Rev. Robert Glass. She was retired from Gayfers Department Store at Cordova Mall. Paulette was a devoted and loving daughter, wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband of 30 years, Bill Tatum; daughters, Shelly and Kelly Tatum; granddaughter, Marisa Tatum; father and mother, Rev. Robert and Mrs. Pauline Glass; brothers, Edward and Ronald Glass, all of Pensacola.
Funeral services will be at 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, November 23, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Wilfred Carter and Rev. Jimmy Mitchell officiating.
Interment will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be her nephews.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy., is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Faith Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday.

TURNER LEE STEPHENS
Mr. Turner Lee Stephens, 91, of Pensacola died Thursday, November 18, 1999.
Mr. Stephens was a native of Suqualena, MS and had resided in Pensacola for many years. He retired in 1972, from the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Mr. Turner was a decon and a prominent member of the Scenic Heights Baptist Church. He was also a mason. Mr. Stephens was preceded in death by his wife Daisey M. Stephens.
Survivors include his brother, W.R. (Bill) Stephens of Pensacola; sister, Ozetta Till of Corpus Christi, TX; one niece and three; many great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Monday, November 22, 1999 at the Scenice Heights Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Weinmann and Rev. J.P. Gwyn officiating.
Burial will follow in the Bayview Memorial Park.
Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, November 21, 1999, at the Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Scenic Heights Baptist Church General American Cancer Society.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.

JOHN T. JENKINS
John T. Jenkins, 73, of Pensacola, died November 17, 1999 at Baptist Hospital following a brief illness.
Survivors include his wife, Sallie M. Jenkins of Pensacola, FL; father-in-law, Joe Hardy of Bessember, AL; sons, John Jr. (Geraldine), Walter, Leroy (Shirley), Curtis, Barry, Anthony, and Larry (Pamela), all of Pensacola, FL; daughters, Fannie Caroyln of Pensacola and Sharon (Kenneth) Carmouche of Houston, TX; sisters, Lula Watson and Annie Jenkins, both of Pensacola; 8 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 1999 at Baptist Center, 2400 W. Strong St. with Rev. Michael Johnson, pastor of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
JOE MORRIS AND SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call the Baptist Center from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday.

WILLIAM JENNINGS HUGHES, JR.
William Jennings Hughes, Jr., 67, of Pensacola, died Friday, November 19, 1999, at a local nursing home.
Jennings was a pastor for eight years in the Alabama- Northwest Florida United Methodist Conference. He took an early disability leave. He resided at Westpoint Retirement Community. He was a graduate of Pensacola High School and Asbury College.
He is survived by his daughter Sharon West of Milton, FL; son, William Jennings Hughes, III of Thailand; sister, Louise Reichmann of Pensacola; sister, Eloise Groff of Lancaster, OH; sister, Evangeline Ward of Pensacola; sister-in-law, Dorothy Hughes Smith of Mississippi; three granddaughters and four grandsons.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, November 22, 1999 at the St. Mark United Methodist Church, with Rev. Allen Newton and Rev. Randall Vanlandingham officiating.
Burial will follow at Bayview Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, November 21, 1999 at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel.
Pallbearers will be Bart Hughes, Ben Hughes, Nathan West, Preston West, Jim Ward and Jeff Ward.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Florida, 2001 N. Palafox St., Pensacola, FL 32501.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.

JOHN JOSEPH ELLMER, JR.
John Joseph Ellmer, Jr. 85, of Pensacola, died Thursday November 18, 1999 at a local hospital.
Mr. Ellmer was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He was retired from NAS Pensacola. He was preceded in death by a son, John Frank Ellmer.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Kathryn Ellmer; son, Paul Michael Ellmer; two daughters, Kathy Toepfer and Bonnie Duncan; seven grandchildren and eight great granchildren; two brother, Jake and Bennie Ellmer; two sisters, Marie Schaag and Helen Ging.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Monday, November 22, 1999 at Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Stanton officiating.
Burial will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Molino.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy. is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Faith Chapel from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The International Lutheran Hour Layman's League Ministries, 2185 Hampton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63139-2983.

CLIFFORD "SHORTY" CROOKS
Clifford "Shorty" Crooks, 91, of Pensacola, died Friday, November 19, 1999 at his home.
Mr. Crooks was a native of Pensacola and attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clyda Lee Crooks.
Survivors include daughter, Jeanette M. Weber; sister, Edna Evans; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 12 p.m., Monday, November 22, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with Brother Sam Coker officiating.
Interment will follow at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Rod Whitaker, David Parker, Steve Douglas, Anthony Boyette, Lynn Boyette and Ricky Luna.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy., is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Faith Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday.

LILLIAN R. JACKSON (DUCK) BELL
Lillian R. Jackson (Duck) Bell, 55, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, November 17, 1999 in a local hospital following a brief illness.
Mrs. Bell was a faithful member of Emanual Baptist Church where she was a member of Emanual Choir #2. She was preceded in death by her father, Dea James Jackson.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Petronia and MCPO Clint Mims of NAS Brunswick, Maine, Scherry and Otis Mixon, Jackie and Cynthia Bell, all of Pensacola; eleven grandchildren, John Jackson, Ralph McGraw, Jr., Gabrielle McGraw, Timethia, Jamarius, Darrius, Ricardo, Oleica, Othishalla, Allycia and Alexis; her loving mother, Mrs. Ruby L. Jackson; devoted brother and sister-in-law, Alfonza and Annie Jackson; two sister and brothers-in-law, Evelyn and Robert Goldsmith, Mary and Rev. Theophalis May; uncles and aunts, Enouch and Celeste Jackson, Alexander and Christine Jackson, Helen Franklin, Amanda Jackson, Flora Jackson and Doris Robbins; a special nephew, Lemon May; special cousin, Arnetha Jackson Welcome; special friend, A.B. McCreary; five nieces; five nephews; as well as numerous other relatives and friends.
Services will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday at Emanuel Baptist Church with Rev. R. Lewis officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
BENBOE FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m., Monday.

JUANITA WISE
Juanita Wise, age 89, of Milton, died Friday evening, November 19, 1999, in a local facility.
Mrs. Wise was born in Hacoda, Ala., and had resided here since 1961. She was a member of the Pleasant Home Primitive Baptist Church in Pensacola.
She is survived by her son, Comer Wise of Milton; three daughters, Olive Wise of Milton, Brenda Schreiner of Milton, and Judy Creamer (Dick) of Jacksonville, Fla.; one sister, Katherine William of Panama City, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great- grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Wise will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Monday, November 22, 1999, graveside at Serenity Gardens Cemetery. Elder Burl Phillips will officiate.
DONNIE SOWELL FUNERAL HOME, of Milton, is in charge of arrangements.

MARIE ANDREW WHETSTONE
Marie Andrew Whetstone, a long term resident of Pensacola, died peacefully on Saturday, November 20, 1999, at the age of 84.
Marie Whetstone was born in Geneva, Ala., and made Greenville, Ala. her home after marrying Luke Whetstone of Troy, Ala., who was the love of her life until his death in 1996. Marie and Luke moved to Pensacola in 1963.
Marie's main vocation was raising her family, but she was also a school teacher at several locations in Alabama and Florida. Her primary assignments were Greenville High School and Ferry Pass Middle School. She loved teaching English and inspiring children.
Marie was a woman of great faith and compassion. She never met a stranger, and her greatest pride was in her family and friends. Marie was a member of the St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, and was a lifetime member of the Pensacola Yacht Club, where she and Luke were avid sailors.
Marie died as she lived, with great dignity and grade, and in the words of her father ``She was as fine as silk''.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Luke Whetstone; her son, Andy Whetstone of Pensacola; her brother, Pierce Andrew of Geneva, Ala.; and her sister, Sarah Hanks of Mobile, Ala.
Marie is survived by six children, Pat Whetstone of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Gay Burrows of Gulf Breeze, Jill Reece of Columbus, Ohio, David Whetstone of Gulf Shores, Ala., Cherie Hutton of Atlanta, Ga, and Kenny Whetstone of Pensacola; six sons-in-law and daughters-in-law, Joyce Whetstone, Bruce Burrows, Bob Reece, Lynne Whetstone, Wayne Hutton, and Christine Whetstone, whom she considered her own children; also 20 grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 23, 1999 at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Edward Harrison officiating.
Entombment will be in the Bayview Memorial Park Masoleum.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, November 22, 1999.

DONALD G. LANDIS, JR.
Donald G. Landis, Jr., 69, of Moline, Ill., died Friday, November 19, 1999, after a difficult battle with cancer.
Don was born April 26, 1930, to Donald and Bess (Crowley) Landis. They both preceded him in death. He married Waldtraut Schild on September 28th, 1973 in Nidda, Germany.
Don served four years in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was employed at Deere & Co. for 34 years, retiring in 1984 as Worldwide Manager of Photography. He traveled extensively throughout the world, spending many summers in Germany. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Moline, Ill.
Upon retirement, Don donated his time serving the children of the Moline Public Schools in many capacities. He enjoyed many hobbies, especially woodworking, photography and helping others. He especially enjoyed spending time with his 2nd Street neighbors.
Survivors include his wife, Waldtraut; daughters, Stephanie Landis of Moline, Ill., and Tamara Landis of Pensacola; a son, Eric Landis of Pensacola; his stepmother, Catherine Landis of Rock Island; a step-uncle and aunt, Bob and Gloria Bamman of Rock Island; brothers-in-law, Haubold, Bodo and Detlef Schild, and their families in Germany; as well as a sister-in-law, Beate Albiez-Schild, and her family in Switzerland. He leaves behind many special friends in the U.S. and Europe.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 23, 1999 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Moline, Ill.
Burial will be in the National Cemetery on the Rock Island Arsenal.
WENDT FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be held Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Wendt Funeral Home, Moline, Ill.

BEATRICE SILAS BROWN
Beatrice Silas Brown, 64, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, November 17, 1999, at a local hospital following a lengthy illness.
Survivors include her husband, Willie Brown, Jr. of Pensacola; two sons, Charles Brown, Jr. of Calif. and Ceylon Brown of Pensacola; mother, Thelma Bargaineer of Pensacola; sister, Annie Mae Benion of Pensacola; three brothers, Joseph Silas, George (Marie) Silas, and Ausgtin (Gwen) Silas, all of Pensacola; three grandchildren, Ceylon Brown, Prince Brown and Marie Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Services at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 23, 1999, at Grace Bible Baptist Church with Pastor Chester Keith officiating.
Burial will be in Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens.
JOE MORRIS AND SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Joe Morris Chapel from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday.

LEO MILLER
Mr. Leo Miller, age 95, of the Wallace Community, died early Monday morning in a local hospital.
Mr. Miller was a native of Enterprise, Alabama and had resided in his Wallace Community residence for the past 55 years. He was retired Civil Service Employee at Pensacola Naval Air Station and was a member of the Wallace Baptist Church. Mr. Miller was an avid fisherman and baseball fan.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Georgia Martin Miller and his daughter, Jean Guernsey.
He is survived by his four daughters, Anne Adams of Tallahassee, Doris (Howard) Nowling of Pace; Virginia (Sunny) Dozier of Allentown, and Carolyn Tidwell of Chumuckla; five sons, Harold (Tommie) Miller of Cottonwood, AL, Wid (Kay) Miller of Austin, TX, Leon (Margaret) Miller of Wallace, Lomax (Gaylier) Miller of Jay, and Neal (Dee) Miller of Pace; his son-in-law, Clinton Guernsey; two brothers, Quenton Miller and Greene Edward Miller; sister, Murl Smith; 39 grandchildren; 70 great grandchildren; and 31 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Miller will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday from the chapel of the Donnie Sowell Funeral Home in Milton. Rev. La Don Hall assisted by Brother Clain Roberts will officiate with interment in the Elizabeth Chapel Cemetery.
Mr. Miller's grandsons will serve as his pallbearers and all his grandchildren will serve as his honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.
DONNIE SOWELL FUNERAL HOME OF MILTON is in charge of arrangements.


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