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HETTIE E. BOHANNON
Hettie E. Bohannon, 92, of Pensacola, died Tuesday, November 23, 1999.
Mrs. Bohannon was a native and lifelong resident of Pensacola and was a member of the First Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Bohannon; two sons, Richard and Omar Bohannon; a daughter, Hilda Netzer; and her grandson, Richard Bohannon, Jr.
Survivors include two daughters-in-law, Angelina Bohannon and Anne Bohannon; a son-in-law, Julius Netzer; grandchildren, Kelly Bohannon, Regina Sisler, Diane Smith, Karen Trimmer, and Ray Bohannon; five great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
Graveside services at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 27, 1999, at St. John's Cemetery, with the Rev. Gary West officiating.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

LINDA AILEEN DeLUCA SARTIN
Linda Aileen DeLuca Sartin, of Pensacola, FL, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 1999 at a Hospice residence.
She was of the Catholic faith and the former manager of Bobby Rubino's Restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Elizabeth Lee Driscoll.
Survivors include her husband, Mitchell "Mickey" Sartin of Pensacola, FL; father and step- mother, Albert Joseph DeLuca, Sr. and Cynthia DeLuca of Milford, CT; three sisters, Libby Miniaci of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Mary Borja of Poway, CA, and Suzan Frances Kolendo of Vero Beach, FL; three brothers, Albert DeLuca of Milford, CT, David DeLuca of Tampa, FL, and Chris DeLuca of Milford, CT; three step-sisters, Laurel Hitzler of Milford, CT, Lisa Stone of Milford, CT, and Lynn Maistto of Tuszon, AZ; father and mother-in-laws, Gene and Beatrice Putnam of Chickamauga, GA and Carl and Norma Jean Sartin of Pensacola, FL; numerous kind and caring brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m., Saturday, November 27, 1999 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. S.B. Atkins officiating.
Interment will be in Tennessee- Georgia Memorial Park, Rossville, Georgia.
The family will be receiving friends after 5 p.m., Friday, November 27, 1999.
W.L. WILSON AND SONS FUNERAL HOME, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, is in charge of arrangements.

HUGH LEE PRINCE
Hugh Lee Prince, 60, of Daphne, Alabama, died November 25, 1999 at his home. He was employed with Westinghouse Corporation for 28 years, was honorably discharged from the United States Army and was a member of East Hill Baptist Church.
Mr. Prince is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Liston S. and Rhonda Jones; brother, Oliver Milton Prince; nieces and nephews, Michael, Laura and Daniel Prince, Teresa, Geoffrey and Leah Jones, and Shana Prince. He is also survived by a special friend, Joyce Loew.
Graveside services will be held 3 p.m., Saturday, November 27, 1999 at Bayview Memorial Park with Dr. Rick Spencer officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Hospice of Northwest Florida or Dreams Come True c/o East Hill Baptist Church, 3069 Spanish Trail, Pensacola, Florida 32503.
BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.

HOYLE HYDEN
Hoyle Hyden, age 84, of Marietta, Georgia, died Wednesday, November 24, 1999 at St. Joseph Hospital.
He was the son of the late William Thomas Hyden and Joshepa Kennedy Hyden and the Husband of the late Jamie Lee Hyden. Born in Fulton, MS. He had lived in Birmingham and Pensacola, FL, a member of the Cokesbuy United Methodist Church in Pensacola and was retired from the Midland Company as Vice President of Finance.
He is survived by a daughter, Diane Lawrence of Atlanta, GA; two sons, T. Michael Hyden of Marietta, GA and Gary Hyden of Birmingham, AL; a sister, Kathleen Burch of Birmingham, AL; four grandchildren, Bret, Kristin, Robyn and Will; and two great grandchildren, Chase and Jacob.
Services to be held Sunday, November 28, 1999 at 2 p.m. from the Norwood Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial to follow in the Carter Cemetery, Detroit, AL with Brother Tim Markham and Brother Noel Burch officiating.
Visitation will be Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
NORWOOD FUNERAL HOME, of Sulligent, AL is in charge of arrangements.

GORDON W. WELLS
Mr. Gordon W. Wells, 81, of Milton, died Sunday, November 28, 1999, at a local hospital.
Mr. Wells was native of Savannah, Ga., and had resided in Milton for many years. He attended the Milton High School, the University of Florida; Bowling Green College of Commerce, receiving his B.S. Degree in 1941 in Accounting; the University of Miami, receiving his Juris Doctor in 1952. He was a Certified Public Accountant. He was an assistant professor of accounting at the University of Miami 1948-1952. Mr. Wells was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1962-1968, three consecutive terms, District 1, Escambia County, Florida. Mr Wells was the recipient of the Meritorious Public Service Award, Florida House of Representatives as a member of the most effective multi-member delegation in 1965. He served in the U.S. Army 1942-1946. He retired as an attorney with Wells, Brown, and Brady. Former director of Junior Achievement, member of the Rotary Club, and former deacon of the First Presbyterian Church. Mr. Wells was a member of the Santa Rosa Historical Society, and the Santa Rosa County Art Association.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Henry Wells and William Wells.
Survivors include his wife, Linda C. Wells; daughters, Anna W. Zakroff, Virginia J. Todini, Kim E. McDowell and Lynn C. Wells; four grandchildren, Marcko Todini, Norma Zakroff, Cameron McDowell, and Catherine McDowell.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 1, 1999 at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel, with Dr. Rush Otey officiating.
Burial will be at the Serenity Gardens Cemetery in Milton, Fla. at 12:30 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Gerald L. Brown, Thomas M. Brady, Warren Briggs, Ed Fortune, Curtis Golden and Wilbourn Christian.
Honorary pallbearers will be Lee Brown, Drew Brown, Clay Brown, Danny Holt and Sherman Pittman.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.

OSCAR WALTER WEBBER
Mr. Oscar Walter Webber, age 62, of Pensacola, died Friday, November 26, 1999, at home.
Mr. Webber was born June 7, 1937 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was a resident of Pensacola for 19 years. Mr. Webber was retired from the U.S. Marine Corp.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Robin.
Mr. Webber is survived by his wife, Mable; two sons, Gary and Russell; four grandchildren; his former wife, Nancy; a niece, Lisa Lee; and close friend, Mike Burkett.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, November 30, 1999 at 2 p.m. in the Barrancas National Cemetery.
Burial will follow with full military honors.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Faith Chapel Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

VIRGINIA (STOREY) PRESTON
Virginia (Storey) Preston of Naples, Fla. and Stafford, N.H., died on Saturday, November 27, 1999, in Pensacola.
Mrs. Preston was born in Cambridge, Mass. in 1918. She was the widow of Adrian B. Preston who predeceased her in June of 1997.
Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Sandra L. Preston of Pensacola and Sally and David Burke of North Chelmsford, Mass.; one granddaughter, Hayley V. Burke of Lebanon, N.H.; a sister, June McCoy of Dover, N.H.; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held in Pensacola on November 30, 1999 at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel, Airport Boulevard, at 1 p.m.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Family Services.

WILLIE FRANK HEADRICK
Willie Frank Headrick, 70, of Pensacola, died Saturday, November 26, 1999 at a local nursing home.
Mr. Headrick was a native of Chambers County, Ala. and had been a resident of Pensacola for most of his life. He was of the baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his son, Frank C. Headrick.
He is survived by: his wife, Jean Headrick; four daughters, Jamie Thompson, Scharley McCart, Elaine Smith and Donna Smith; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four sisters and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, November 30, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home, 100 Beverly Pkwy. with Rev. Carl Sanders, officiating.
Interment will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery with full military honors.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the time of service.
Pallbearers will be Wesley Smith, James Hudson, Jerry Hendrixson, David Padgett and Kelvin Tomalinson.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

GERALD LUTHER BOSTWICK
Gerald Luther Bostwick, 59, of Milton, Fla., died November 26, 1999 at an assisted living facility, following Alzheimer's disease.
Mr. Bostwick was retired from Monsanto after 37 years service. He was a member of Margaret Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include: a son and his wife, Jim and Beth Bostwick, Milton; a daughter and her husband, Sheila and Kenny Holloway, Warner Robbins, Ga.; three grandchildren, Adam and Rachel Racht, Warner Robbins, Ga. and Trevor Bostwick, Milton.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, November 30, 1999 at Donnie Sowell Funeral Home with Minister David Myers, of Margaret Street Church of Christ, officiating.
Burial will be in Serenity Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Bill Hastings, A.D. Wall, Jack Walther, Billy Hopkins, Doug Horton, Rayburn Simmons and Charles Simmons.
DONNIE SOWELL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m., Monday.

JAMES EDWARD ``ED'' ARMSTRONG
James Edward ``Ed'' Armstrong, age 75, of Pace, died Saturday evening, November 27, 1999.
Mr. Armstrong was born in Castleberry, Ala., and had resided here since 1962. He was a retired carpenter, formerly owned and operated Ed's Truck Stop in Pea Ridge, was a longtime associate of McKenzie Motors, was a member of the Masonic Lodge, and the Scottish Rite and Shrine. He was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Pace.
Mr. Armstrong was preceded in death by his son, Jimmy Armstrong.
He is survived by his wife, Elsie Armstrong; two daughters, Debbie (Ed) Hawkes of Denver, Colo. and Susie Thompson of Molino; one brother, Eugene Armstrong; eight grandchildren, Ashley, James, Christie, Buck, Kristi, Patrick, Tauni and Chris; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Armstrong will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 30, 1999 from the chapel of the Donnie Sowell Funeral Home. Brother Clain Roberts and the Rev. Kevin Goza will officiate with interment in the Memory Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Mitchell, Ed Nettles, David Winkles, Charlie English, Reggie Allen and Charlie Tyner.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Dan McKenzie, Donnie Sowell, Gerald Moore, Floyd Bennett, Theo Buttrum, Wayne Crutchfield and fellow associates of McKenzie Motors.
DONNIE SOWELL FUNERAL HOME of Milton is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

CHESTER D. TICKLE
Chester D. Tickle, 66, of Pensacola, died November 27, 1999 at a local hospital following a lengthly illness.
He was a long time resident of Pensacola, FL. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was an Army Veteran and a retired Restaurant Manager.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Tickle; son, Brian Tickle of Naperville, IL; daughter, Linda (Daniel) Dolan of Mobile, AL; daughter, Dawn (Michael) Wilcox of Brewton, AL; daughter, Liane (Thomas) Frieders of Sherman, IL; sister, Betty (Leo) Willoughley of Pleasantville, IA; and ten grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., November 30, 1999 at Nativity of Our Lord with Father John Cayer officiating.
Burial will be in Barrancas National Cemetery at 12:30 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Bill Malik, Jeffrey Wilcox, Bob Brooks, Danny Dolan, Kelly Thames, Mike Wilcox, and Jack Malik.
CEDAR HILL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
The family would like to thank the staff of West Florida Regional Medical Center Intensive Care Unit, Doctor Scott and Doctor Anderson.

JOHN PHILLIP RIEHM
John Phillip Riehm, 64, of Pensacola, died Sunday, November 28, 1999 at home following a short illness.
Dr. Riehm was born at Fergus, Ontario, Canada to Henry Philip and Almeda Benedict Riehm. He received a B.S.A. from the Ontario Agricultural College of the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Michigan State University. He was a member of the faculty of UWF since 1970. He was a member of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, the American Chemical Society, the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and ARC Escambia. He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son, John, Jr.; and daughter, Elizabeth.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia of Pensacola; daughter and son-in-law, Anne and James Tarwater of Franklin, TN; son, William of New Orleans, LA; brother and wife, Paul and Marguerite Riehm of Canada; step-sister and husband, Barbara and Charles Bennett of Canada; step- brother and wife, James and Val Smith of Canada; cousin and wife, Ralph and Katherine Benedict of Canada; grandchildren, Eliza, Jerry and Martha Rose Tarwater of Franklin, TN; and nieces and nephews, Laura Riehm, Michael Riehm, Michelle Bennett and James Bennett, all of Canada.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart with Very Reverend Michael Reed and Reverend Monsignor Raymond Mullins officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Dr. Riehm's students are invited to be honorary pallbearers.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Harper- Morris from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday.
The Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the UWF Foundation, memo check for the Elizabeth Benedict Riehm scholarship Endowment Fund, UWF Foundation, 11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514, or to Hospice of Northwest Florida.

CARRIE BELL GIBBS
Carrie Bell Gibbs, 58, of Pensacola, died Friday, November 26, 1999 at a local hospital.
Mrs. Gibbs was born July 9, 1941 in Camden, AL. She moved to Pensacola in 1959 and resided her until her demise. She was a member of Grace and Truth Prayer Temple, where she served on the Mission Board.
Survivors include three sons, Wilfred Young (Sandra) of Birmingham, AL, CMSGT Bruce Gibbs of Lima, Peru, Rev. L.V. Gibbs (YuVonne) of Pensacola; four daughters, Rosalyn Felton (Dwayne), Petula Aldridge (Alvin), Tracy Autrey, and Ciceley Gibbs, all of Pensacola; two brothers, Rev. Horace Young (Carrie) of Mobile, AL, Charles Young of Birmingham, AL; four sisters, Mary Ross of Birmingham, AL, Betty Miniard of Nashville, TN, Sarah McCord and Hazel Venice (James), both of Pensacola; special sister-in-law, Jessie Sturdivant of Pensacola; 20 grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, December 2, 1999 at New Birth Baptist Church with Rev. L.V. Gibbs, Pastor of Grace and Truth Prayer Temple, officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mrs. Gibbs' nephews.
JUNIOR FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Junior Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, December 1, 1999.

JOSEPHINE WYNDER CARROLL
Josephine Wynder Carroll, 89, of Pensacola, died Saturday, November 27, 1999 at Baptist Hospital following a recent illness.
Mrs. Carroll was the daughter of the late Willie Bacchuss Wynder and Marion Wynder. She was born October 19, 1910 in Pensacola, Florida. A retired teacher from the State of Florida for 43 years, she was a member of Jordan Street SDA Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Mariah (Rene) Pollard; brother, Edwin Leo (Ed) Wynder; and nephew, Joseph Wynder.
Survivors include her husband, R.C. (Skip) Carroll of Pensacola; daughter, Dana Fai Carroll-Gamel of Pensacola; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Fields of Washington, D.C., Isaac Fields of Pensacola, and Joshua Fields of Pensacola; three sisters, Violet H. Gumren of Pensacola, Dorothy W. Anderson of Pensacola, and Gladys E. Wynder of Pensacola; three sisters-in-law, Mary Williams of Los Angeles, CA, Sarah Pearl Barnes of Los Angeles, CA, and Henry Marie Alleyman of Corpus Christi, TX; a host of nieces; nephews; grand-nieces; grand-nephews; friends; and church families.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday at Jordan Street Seventh-day Adventist with Pastor C.J. McMillian officiating.
Burial will be in Barrancas National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be men of the church.
JOE MORRIS and SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Joe Morris & Son Funeral Home from 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesday.
In addition to flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Youth Department and Dorcas Society of the Jordan Street Seventh-day Adventist Church.

FRED EVERETT SOLLIE
Fred Everett Sollie, 81, of Pensacola, died Sunday, November 28, 1999.
Fred was born June 29, 1918 in Myrtlewood, Alabama. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Florence Sollie, three brothers and one sister.
Fred enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1939. He served in World War II aboard various ships. He was on board the USS Schley during the Pearl Harbor attack. He retired after 22 years of distinguished service as a Chief Petty Officer, A.D.C. He then went on to serve 20 years of Civil Service at NAS Pensacola.
Fred was an active member of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, serving as the Secretary at the time of his death and as president in the past. He was the owner of Cindy Jane Music Company and was a songwriter and producer. He was a member of Myrtle Grove United Methodist Church.
Fred is survived by his wife of 57 years, Rebie Margaret Sollie; one son, Fred Everett Sollie, Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth, Orlando, FL; three daughters, Iris Plowman and husband, Bruce, Kewanna, Indiana, Betty Turnipseek and husband, Tom, Pensacola, and Cindy Mayes and husband, Frank, New Orleans, Louisiana; five grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, December 2, 1999 at Myrtle Grove United Methodist Church with Pastor Bruce Sheffield officiating.
Burial will be at Barrancas National Cemetery.
OAK LAWN FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m., today.

BETTY PRINZ RUBIN
Betty Prinz Rubin, 84, died November 28, 1999 after a brief illness.
Betty was born May 5, 1915 in Duluth, Minnesota and lived most of her life in Ft. Worth, Texas with her first husband, Francis Prinz until his death in 1984. In 1986, she married Dr. Nathan Samuel Rubin and moved to Pensacola, Florida. After Dr. Rubin's death, Betty spent her last years in Pensacola, thankful that for the years of happiness she had in later life with Dr. Rubin.
Betty is survived by her son, Richard Prinz; granddaughter, Linda Prinz; and grandson, Joseph Gabriel, all of Houston, Texas; and her granddaughter, Elka Gilmore, who she treated as her daughter, of San Francisco, California.
There will be a memorial service for Betty at Barrancas National Cemetery on Monday, December 6, 1999 at 9:30 a.m.
McNEIL-KEYES FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made in Betty's name to the Ft. Worth Theater, which her first husband helped found, or the Pensacola Symphony, which her second husband helped found.

JoANNE VERNA "MRS. RAGS" RAGGHIANTI
JoAnne Verna "Mrs. Rags" Ragghianti, 65, of Pensacola, died Saturday, November 28, 1999 at her home in Pensacola following an extensively tiring battle with cancer.
Mrs. Ragghianti was born in Penn Yan, New York, the oldest of three children of Kenneth DeForest and Evelyn Mary Rapalee. She was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from September 1952 to February 1956 as a Navy Yeoman. in 1957, she entered Federal Civil Service specializing in Educational Services and Test Control for the U.S. Navy. She was the Educational Services Officer of PERSUPDET Corry Station, Pensacola, FL in July of 1988, when she retired after 26 1/2 years of combined Military and Civilian Service.
Since her retirement, she has been actively dedicated to WIMSA, (Women in Military Service for America) and Waves National. She was extremely instrumental in the origination and dedication of the SEA SERVICE WOMEN memorial stone at Barrancas National Cemetery, and equally as involved in the WIMSA monument and museum in Arlington National Cemetery, the Navy Museum in Great Lakes, II, and the LONE SAILOR monument in Washington, D.C. In 1991, she was elected as the President of Waves National Unit #52. Her tireless sense of commitment and duty lead her through election as the Florida State Director of Waves National, the Waves National Regional Representative of Region 12, and appointment to the National Board of the Executive Board of Waves National. She was currently the President of Waves Unit #52 and the Deputy for Veterans Affairs.
She was a member of the U.S.S. Hancock CVA-19 Association, Fleet Reserve Branch 22, American Legion Post 240, Warrington Elkettes No. 2108, AMVETS Post 292, The Honor Society of Women Legionnaires, DAV Chapter 23, Daughters of the Nile, Shimron Temple No. 133, Eastern Star, a Charter member of WIMSA, and her measuring tool for her struggle with cancer, an active bowler with the Corry Fun Seekers.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Frank "Rags" Ragghianti, Sr.
Survivors include her son, Charles Frank "Butch" Ragghianti, Jr.; daughters, Barbara Annette Ragghianti and Deborah Lynne Ragghianti; mother, Evelyn Mary Baker; brother, Kenneth Gary Rapalee; sister, Karen Jean Maldonado; step-brother, Ronal N. Baker; nephews, Eric L. Maldonado, Paul and Steven Rapalee; niece, Michelle Rapalee; great niece, Kathryn Ann Maldonado; watchful and loving pets, Muffin and Beaux; and a multitude of friends and Navy family.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, December 2, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Barrancas National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Robert Dimonte, Alex Freeman, George Hallal, Joe Walsh, Neil Mortman and Nelson Peacock.
Friends may call at Faith Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to WIMSA, P.O. Box 96742, Washington, D.C. 20077.

JAMES MACK "JIM" McCASKILL
James Mack McCaskill, Sr., 78 years old, died Monday afternoon, November 29, 1999 after a lengthy illness. Jim was a life- long resident of Jay, Florida.
He enjoyed farming his family's estate for most of his life, but in his later career, he served as foreman for the District III Santa Rosa County Road Department, retiring in 1989. Jim was an avid fisherman and hunter, and he enjoyed memorable and pleasurable times fishing and hunting with old friends and relatives. He loved the river, woods, and swamps of Santa Rosa and Escambia counties. He was a descendant of some of the first settlers of Santa Rosa County.
Mr. McCaskill served in the U.S. Army during the latter part of WWII. He was a member of VFW, American Legion Post #121, and an honorary member of the Williams' Lake Hunting Club.
He was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-four years, Mary Nell Bowman McCaskill; his father and mother, Benjamin Montgomery McCaskill, Sr., and Marie Auvil McCaskill; his two brothers, Montgomery McCaskill and Harry McCaskill; two grandsons, Rhett McCaskill and Blake McCaskill; and many special friends.
Survivors include his six children, James "Jimmy" Mack McCaskill, Jr., and his wife, Letha, Cynthia Youngblood, Rosemary Caraway, and her husband, Keith, Larry McCaskill, Gary McCaskill and his wife, Teresa, all of Jay, and Jeffery McCaskill of Pensacola; nine grandchildren, Jay Youngblood, Jessica McCaskill, Mark LeFlore, Megan Youngblood, Lindsey McCaskill, Scott Caraway, and Karissa, Haden, and Holden McCaskill; and one great-grandchild, Alexus Janae; a twin brother, Jack McCaskill of Molino; two sisters, Mary Morris of Pensacola and Joy Kemble of Milton; and a brother, Van McCaskill of Pace; and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Jay Youngblood, Mark LeFlore, Jackie McCaskill, Jeff Roberts, Randy Roberts, Clifton Lowry, Jr., Robert Earl Dunsford, and Tony Gomillion.
Honorary pallbearers are the 1989 District III Santa Rosa Road Crew, Wayne Godwin, William Carroll, Francis Johnson, Curt Lowry, Jimmy Lowry, Bill Cannon, Buddy Harrison, Ron Kelly, Edgar Paul, Frank Rowell, Larry Stanhope, Braxon Hudson, Leon Shell, Raymond Diamond, Earl Youngblood, Eloise Cannon, Janie Saggus, Jeannette Lowry, Leroy Shell, Hubert Lowry, Jr., and Frank Lowery.
Funeral services for Mr. McCaskill will be held on Thursday, December 2, at Cora Baptist Church in Jay, Florida, at 2 p.m.
Internment will follow in Cora Cemetery. Bro. Bobby Carnley and Bro. James Baker will be officiating.
The children of Jim McCaskill extend heartfelt gratitude to Dr. David Smith and staff, Jay Hospital, Loving Care Sitters, and Century Care Center for providing the extended and compassionate care of their father.

DEBORAH McCARGISH
Deborah McCargish, 34, of Pensacola, died Sunday, November 28, 1999.
Deborah was a member of the Church of Christ at Scenic Hills.
She is survived by her husband, George McCargish, and her three children, Nicole, Steven and Phillip. Deborah also leaves her father and step-mother, Tyrelle and Shirley Sacra of Texas; three brothers, Ronald Wells of Texas, Darrell Sacra of Virginia, and Duane Sacra of Nevada; and one sister, Connie Griggs of Ohio.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home with Evangelist Brent Missildine officiating.
Burial will follow in Pensacola Memorial Gardens.
PENSACOLA MEMORIAL GARDENS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6-8 p.m.

BYRON JENNINGS LANE
Byron Jennings Lane, 79, of Pensacola, died Monday, November 29, 1999.
Mr. Lane was born in Dothan, AL and had resided in Pensacola since 1946. He retired from the Coca-Cola Bottling Co., and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Mr. Lane served his country in the Army Air Corps. for four years, during WWII. Mr. Lane was preceded in death by his son, Roger Byron Lane.
He is survived by two sisters, Vivian Thomas of Columbus, GA, Mary Ann Stockwell of Tulsa, OK; three brothers, Wilburn and Kenneth Lane, both of Dothan, AL, and Bolen Lane of Pensacola; sister-in-law, Ruby Holiday of Ft. Walton Beach, FL; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, December 2, 1999 at the Barrancas National Cemetery with Rev. Allen Newton officiating.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Florida or to a charity of your choice.


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