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LOYD WHEELER KING
Loyd Wheeler King, 90, of Pensacola, died Monday, November 29, 1999.
Mr. King was born in Bank County, Georgia and had resided in Pensacola for the past 47 years. Mr. King was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Mamie Lee King.
Survivors include his sons, Glen King and wife, Joyce, Loyd Winston King; daughter, Hilda King Fair and husband, Cleve; brother, Parks King; sisters, Guynell Goneke, Francine Gomillion, Inex Wise; six grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, December 2, 1999 at the Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel with Dr. A. Dale Patterson officiating.
Burial will follow at Bayview Memorial Park.
BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway, is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., Wednesday.

CLARICE E. GORDON
Clarice E. Gordon, 78 of Pensacola died Monday, November 29, 1999.
Mrs Gordon was a native of Baker FL and had been a resident of Pensacola for over 50 years.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and David Hemphill; son and daughter-in-law, Robert E. and Leesa Gordon; a sister, Hazel Watson; and four grandchildren, Trevor Gordon, Julia Gordon, Claire Hemphill and Allison Hemphill.
Private family graveside services will be held at St. John's Cemetery.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 2276 Airport Blvd, Pensacola FL is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Haven of Our Lady of Peace.

HENRY THOMAS "TOM" CROWDER
Henry Thomas "Tom" Crowder, 79, of Pensacola, passed away Monday, November 29, 1999 at a local hospital.
Mr. Crowder was a native of Tennessee and served proudly with the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and Korea. He retired after 45 years service from the Bell System. He was a member of Al Chymia and Hadji Shrine organizations, Telephone Pioneers and Olive Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Harriette Sue.
Survivors include his wife, Lil Crowder; son and daughter-in-law, Thomas B. and Carol Crowder; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Charles Bourne; daughter-in-law, Carol H. Crowder; three grandchildren and many friends.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Thursday, December 2, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with Dr. Ted Traylor and Rev. Eugene Steele officiating.
Interment will be in Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be men from the Olive Baptist Chapel Class.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Faith Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday.

WALTER C. BALKOM
Walter C. Balkom, 73, of Pensacola, went to be with His Lord on November 29, 1999.
Walter was a member and deacon of Liberty Church. He retired from Monsanto on December 1, 1982. Mr. Balkom was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Julia Balkom, and a brother, Wendell P. Balkom.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Pauline; a son, Gerald Alan (Susan) Balkom; four granddaughters, Patricia (Nick) Young, April Balkom, Mary Ellen Balkom and Julia Balkom; three great grandchildren, Crystalyn Balkom, Cyrus Alan Balkom and Haleigh Young; three nieces, Margo (Dennis) Welter, Shari (Derrick) Ladner and Lydia Balkom.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, December 2, 1999 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home with Pastors Buford Lipscomb and Sandy Carson officiating.
Interment will be in Pensacola Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be this evening from 6 p.m. til 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Bob Price, Jr., Allen Price, Rick Hual, Nick Young, Ang Vaughn and Dennis Welter.
Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Liberty Church and Al Gregory.
PENSACOLA MEMORIAL GARDENS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Our Special thanks to the Doctors and nurses in CSU at Sacred Heart hospital for their excellent care and love shown during this time.

ELEANOR ADDIS
Eleanor Addis, 79 of Pensacola died Sunday, November 28, 1999 after a short illness.
Mrs. Addis was an active member of Perdido Bay United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her son, John Addis; three daughters, Marjorie Addis, Jean Osswald, and Teresa Huyck; brother, John Minnich; two sisters, Mary Milsted and Esther Dietz; eight grandchildren, Suzanne Helfinstine-Davis, Deanna Taylor, Yvonne Augello, Lane, Adam, Frederick Osswald, Leah and Jillian Huyck and seven great- grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 2, 1999 at Perdido Bay Methodist Church with Reverend Jack DeJarnette officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Perdido Bay United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 13660 Innerarity Point Rd., Pensacola, FL, 32507 or the Arthritis Foundation, 1813-C West Fairfield Dr., Pensacola, FL, 32501

LEROY WILLIFORD
Leroy Williford, 77, of Pensacola, died Friday, November 26, 1999 at a hospital in Tuskegee, Ala. following a lengthy illness.
Mr. Williford, a native of Marianna, Arkansas returned to Pensacola 36 years ago to retire after serving 22 years of active duty in the United States Navy. He was a World War II Veteran and a member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include wife, Mary Alice Williford; daughter, Willa Grace Williford Stallworth, both of Pensacola; four grandchildren, Raymond A. Stallworth, Pensacola, Janet Stallworth (Kelsey) Kimble, Atlanta, Ga., Sharon Stallworth Gatlin, Gainesville, Fla., Linda Stallworth (Sylvester) Hall, Apopka, Fla.; eight great- grandchildren, Talacey and Rayneatha Stallworth, Pensacola, James and Raishard Gatlin, Gainesville, Fla., Kimeryn Kimble, Atlanta, Ga., Adria, Shariah and Jazminn Hall, Apopka, Fla.; three special nieces, Clarine L. Boone, Leverta L. Siler, Portsmouth, Va., Ivory Jean L. Henderson, Forrest City, Ark.; Goddaughter, Felicia Riley Steen, Milton, Fla.; numerous other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m., Friday, December 3, 1999 at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Frank Jenkins, Sr., pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Barrancas National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Raymond A. Stallworth, Cecil Peacock, Sylvester Hall, James Turner, Kelsey Kimble.
Flower attendants will be Booker T. Washington High Class of 1960.
JUNIOR FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday.

GEORGE EDWARD LONG
George Edward Long, 66, of Pensacola, died Monday, November 29, 1999 at a local hospital.
Mr. Long was a Catholic. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving with the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a retired steamfitter.
Survivors include his wife of 11 years, Johanna Long; two sons, John and Richard Long; daughter & son in law, Phyllis & Shane Dolby; nine grandchildren, Christopher, Morgan, Amanda, Ryan, Ericka, Johnny, Corey, Kelly and Deanna.
Funeral services will be 9:15 a.m., Friday, December 3, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Barrancas National Cemetery.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy., is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Faith Chapel, Friday from 8:30 a.m. until service time.

LOYD WHEELER KING
Loyd Wheeler King, 90, of Pensacola, died Monday, November 29, 1999.
Mr. King was born in Bank County, Georgia and had resided in Pensacola for the past 47 years. Mr. King was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Mamie Lee King.
Survivors include his sons, Glen King and wife, Joyce, Loyd Winston King; daughter, Hilda King Fair and husband, Cleve; brother, Parks King; sisters, Guynell Goneke, Francine Gomillion, Inez Wise; six grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, December 2, 1999 at the Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel with Dr. A. Dale Patterson officiating.
Burial will follow at Bayview Memorial Park.
BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway, is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., Wednesday.

EVA MARIE HUTCHINSON
Eva Marie Hutchinson passed away in peace at her home in Prescott, AZ, where she had resided for the past seven years.
She was a former resident of Milton. She was born in Trenton, NJ on July 4, 1924 to Raymond and Florence Solomon. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Howard & Paul; and husband Charles.
Survivors include sons, Roy Patterson (Teddi), Tom Patterson (Tori), Paul Patterson (Rita), Raymond Patterson (Lynda); two daughters, Pearl Patterson and Marie Harris (Jesse); thirteen grandchildren; and eight great- grandchildren.
Her world will forever be seen in her descendants eyes, enjoyed like the grandeur of her western sunrise. Our minds will reflect on the givens of her life and spirits will rise with the strength of our love uncompromised. Her love will last forever.
A memorial service will be held on December 4, 1999, at 10 a.m. at Lewis Funeral Home, Milton.
LEWIS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

JAMES A. R. (JIM) HEUSOHN
James A. R. (Jim) Heusohn, age 58, of Pensacola, passed away November 28, 1999 in St. Louis County, Missouri.
Born October 11, 1941 in Belleville, Illinois to Marie Heusohn, (Nee Borcharding) and the late Alfred M. Heusohn. Preceded in death by his father and sister, Jacqueline Heusohn.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Heusohn (Nee, Nichols), Pensacola; sons and daughter-in-law, James and Carol Heusohn, Nick Heusohn, Daryl Heusohn and Steven Heusohn, all of Pensacola; grandchildren, Kiersten, Jillian and James Heusohn; his mother, Marie Heusohn, Waterloo, IL; sisters and brothers-in-law, Janet and Delbert Scheibe, Waterloo, IL, Judy and Robert Mentel, Denver, CO, Joyce and Allen Smoot, Ruma, IL; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerome and Helen Heusohn, Waterloo, IL, John and Rebecca Heusohn, Valmeyer, IL; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 3, 1999 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, Pensacola, with Rev. Jerry Taylor officiating.
Burial will follow in Barrancas National Cemetery, N.A.S. Pensacola.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday.
OAK LAWN FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

WILLIAM HARRISON HARMON, JR.
William Harrison Harmon, Jr., 63, a native of Punxsutawney, PA and a resident of Elberta, AL, died Tuesday, November 30, 1999.
He is survived by two daughters, Melanie Harmon of Panama City Beach, FL and Susan Harmon of Panama City, FL; three sons, William James Dunbar III of Poway, CA, Scott Harmon of Panama City, FL, and William H. Harmon III of Demotte, ID; mother, Dora Mumper of Indiana, PA; step-brother, Cameron Mumper of Pittsburg, PA; 13 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held Thursday, December 2, 1999 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mack Funeral Home, Robertsdale, AL.
Military services will be held Monday, December 6, 1999 at Ft. Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, FL.
MACK FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, Hwy. 59, Robertsdale, AL, is in charge of arrangements.

MR. WOODIE LINDY GIBSON
Mr. Woodie Lindy Gibson, a native of Mobile, AL, former resident of Pensacola, FL for 25 years, and resident of Mobile for the past five years died Thursday, November 30, 1999 at his residence.
Retired from the Civil Service after working at Brookley AFB and Pensacola NAS; he was a former merchant marine and a 32nd degree Mason. Mr. Gibson was an extremely devoted husband and father.
He was preceded in death by his brother Eldon Thompson and Norman Gibson.
Survivors include his wife, Mylan Huggins Gibson; two daughters, Brenda (Ira) Nirenberg of New Orleans, LA and Verna Sue Gibson; two step-daughters, Rebecca (Bob) Warren and Kay (Rick) Blackburn both of Mobile; two brothers, W. Berkley Thompson of Mobile and Vincent Thompson of Birmingham, AL; nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 3, at 3 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.
Visitation will be Thursday, December 2, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Pine Crest Funeral Home.
Interment will be in Pine Crest Cemetery.
PINE CREST FUNERAL HOME, 1939 Dauphin Island Pkwy, Mobile, AL, 334-478-5227, is in charge of arrangements.

TESSIE "RUNNING ROSE" EMMONS
Tessie "Running Rose" Emmons, 71, of Pensacola, died Friday, November 12, 1999, in a local hospital, following a short illness.
Mrs. Emmons was a native and lifelong resident of Pensacola. She was a member of the Santa Rosa County Creek Indian Tribe, and a member of the Deliverance Temple.
Memorial services will be held December 4, 1999 at 2:30 p.m. at the Florida Town Park in Pace, Fla., with Chief Nichols, of the Santa Rosa County Creek Tribe, officiating.
Friends, Tribal members and others are welcome to attend.

ELLEN DICKERSON DUBOSE
Mrs. Ellen Dickerson Dubose, 75, of Pensacola, died Tuesday, November 23, 1999 at Sacred Heart Hospital following a courageous fight with cancer.
Sister Ellen Dickerson Dubose was born on June 17, 1924 in Beatrice, AL to the late Mrs. Nettie Dickerson Conner and the late Mr. John Miller, Sr. She was united in marriage to the late Foster Dubose of Monroeville, AL. She was a member at an earlier age to Daniel Baptist Church of Monroeville, AL. Upon moving to Pensacola, FL she was united with Liberty Peace Baptist Church under the guidance of the Rev. W. Pettway and finally became a member of M.C.P. Keen Chapter No. 109.
She is survived by three sons, Jessie Lee Scott, John Foster Dubose, and Sam Allen Dubose; four daughters, Nettie Lucy McPherson, Johnnie Mae Reeves, Minnie Johnson Berry and Mary Louise Dubose, all of Pensacola; 13 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and dear friends.
Funeral cortege will leave from 85 Webb Lane at 7 a.m. Friday morning.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, December 3, 1999 at Mars Hill Baptist Church in Monroeville AL with the Rev. W. Pettway of Liberty Peace Baptist Church officiating.
Burial will be in Mars Hill Church Cemetery in Monroeville, AL.
JOE MORRIS & SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Joe Morris Chapel from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

MARY L. BRIGHT
Mary L. Bright, 45, of Century, died Sunday, November 28, 1999 in Flomaton, Alabama in a car accident.
Survivors include her father, Henry Bright; mother, Ada Bright; brother, Henry Bright, Jr.; all of Century; two sisters, Annette Hines and Bernice Dixon, both of California; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday at Edward Pointe Christian Church with Rev. Lamar Randall officiating.
Burial will be in Century Cemetery.
JOE MORRIS AND SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

FRANK E. BLAIR
Mr. Frank E. Blair, age 71, a native and lifelong resident of Miami died Friday, November 26, 1999 in Miami.
He was an investigator for the Humane Society of Greater Miami for 30 years. He was a member of St. Martha Catholic Church in Miami.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Nims Blair; a brother, Eugene Blair; and his wife's aunt, Velma Albertson.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen Catholic Church with the Rev. Hector R.G. Perez, STD officiating.
Burial will be in Beulah Cemetery.
WATERS & HIBBERT FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

AMOS E. BRANNON
Amos E. Brannon, 76, of Pensacola, died Tuesday, November 30, 1999 after a sudden illness.
Mr. Brannon was a native of Cottondale, FL and had resided in Pensacola since 1954. He was the owner/operator of Brannon's Barber Shop. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the US Army. Mr. Brannon was a member of the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, and had served as usher at St. Michael's Catholic Church. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #42, where he served as Worshipful Master in 1982; he was also a member of the Scottish Rite.
Mr. Brannon is survived by his wife, Mildred Louise Brannon; two daughters and son-in-law, Linda Goodwin, Julie Lang and her husband Brian; three sons and daughters-in-law, Larry Brannon and his wife Luci, Barry Brannon and his wife Pat, and Dr. John Michael Brannon and his wife Janice; sister and brother-in-law, Maggie and Ellis Floyd; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Friday, December 3, 1999 at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel with Rev. Father Michael Mooney officiating.
Burial will follow in the Barrancas National Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Thursday, December 2, 1999 at the funeral home.
A vigil service will be held at 6 p.m.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.

ANNIE BLACK TERRELL
Annie Black Terrell, 80, of Cantonment, died Monday, November 29, 1999, in a local hospital, following a brief illness.
Mrs. Terrell was a lifelong resident of Cantonment and was a retired chef.
Survivors include three daughters and one son-in-law, Ruth and Charlie Henderson, Doris Amoye and Clarisia Terrell, all of Cantonment; five sons and four daughters-in-law, Charles Williams, David and Adelle Black, James and Earlene Terrell, Harrell and Varnell Terrell, all of Pensacola, and Lester and Ella Terrell of Chicago, Ill.; a special grandson, whom she reared, Harrell Terrell, Jr.; six step-children; 21 grandchildren; 31 great- grandchildren; sisters, Sara Gunn, Mary Hull and Lillian Mae Peters; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 4, 1999, at Greater First Baptist Church Cantonment with the Rev. W.J. Dailey officiating.
Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Cedar Town.
BENBOE FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Terrell will be available for viewing Friday from noon until 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
Friends may call at the church from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday.

DORIS BOUTWELL TARPLEY
Mrs. Doris Boutwell Tarpley, 77, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, December 1, 1999, at the home of her daughter in Pace.
Mrs. Tarpley was a native of Canoe, Ala., and had been Pensacola resident for the past 40 years, coming from Century, Fla. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
Mrs. Tarpley was preceded in death by three children, Jerry Wayne Viita, Norman Viita and Jean Marie Lashley; and one granddaughter, Lisa.
Survivors include two sons, Edward (Linda) Viita and Ricky Bennett, both of Pensacola; a daughter, Maria (James) Lindberg of Pace; one brother, Dewitt Boutwell of Portsmouth, Va.; four sisters, Lula Sales of Flomaton, Ala., Dessie Maulden of Panama City, Essie Calloway of Pensacola and Vonette Crawley of Century, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Monday, December 6, 1999 at 10 a.m. at Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Aubrey Pittman officiating.
Burial will be in Rock Cemetery in Flomaton, Ala.
FLOMATON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be held at Flomaton Funeral Home Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.

GRACE SMITH
Grace Smith, 69, of Pensacola, died Saturday, November 27, 1999 at home following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Smith was born March 20, 1930 in Jasper, Mississippi. Mrs. Smith resided in Pensacola for over 30 years.
She leaves her surviving loved ones: nine sons, two daughters, one son-in-law, three daughters-in-law, one special granddaughter, four granddaughters, nine grandsons, three brothers, one sister, and a host of relatives and special friends.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday at Joe Morris and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Clarence Robinson 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 6 to 7 p.m., Friday.

SAMUEL KENNETH ROE
Mr. Samuel Kenneth Roe, 24, of Brewton, AL, died Tuesday, November 30, 1999 in a Birmingham hospital.
Mr. Roe was a native and life long resident of Brewton. He was a student at Troy State University, an Eagle Scout in Troop 31 and was a member of the Order of the Arrow. Mr. Roe was a member of the New Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Survivors include his parents, Thurman and Dorothy Roe (Barnetts Crossroads); grandmother, Flossie Roe (Grove Hill, AL); brother, Ben (Brandie) Roe (Barnetts Crossroads); and a niece, Victoria Roe.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 4, 1999 at Craver's Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Brown officiating.
Interment will be in New Bethlehem Cemetery, Barnetts Crossroads.
CRAVER'S FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be held at Craver's Funeral Home, Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

THELMA J. RIVERS
Thelma J. Rivers, 61, of Detroit, Michigan, died Thursday, November 25, 1999 in Detroit.
Mrs. Rivers was a native of Pensacola, Florida who resided in Detroit for the past 21 years.
She leaves in her loving memory: two daughters, Pamela Greenhow of Baltimore, MD and Michelle Rivers of Detroit, MI; two sons, Harvey Rivers and Douglas Johnson, both of Detroit, MI; two brothers, Willis Mathis and Clifton Mathis, both of Pensacola, FL; one son-in-law, Monte Greenhow of Baltimore, MD; six sisters-in-law; fourteen grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
Funeral Cortege will leave from 1540 Channing Place.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday at All Faith Community Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Woods officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
JOE MORRIS and SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the church from 12 to 1 p.m., Saturday.

JAMES EDWARD KNIGHT
James Edward Knight, 65 of Pensacola died Tuesday, November 30, 1999 at his home
Mr. Knight was born in Cantonment, FL on October 27, 1934. He attended the schools of Escambia County and worked as a cement finisher for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Rev. Fannie Knight; mother, Eula M. Crum; four daughters; one son; one brother; two sisters; twelve grandchildren; three aunts and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday at Tabernacle #2 Baptist Church with Rev. David Blackmon officiating.
There will be no wake. Mr Knight may be viewed today at Reeds Funeral Home from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
REEDS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

FRANK COBB, JR.
Frank Cobb, Jr., age 70, of Milton, died Monday, November 29, 1999, at a local hospital.
He was a lifelong resident of Santa Rosa County. He was a member of the St. John Divine Baptist Church and a member of the Milton Harmonaires Gospel Group.
Survivors include seven children, Glen (Julie) Cobb, Garland (Debbie) Cobb, Reginald (Laura) Cobb, Kevin Cobb, Sharon Cobb Johnson, Frankie M. Sutton and Penny Cobb. His extended family Attorney Melrick Bright LeGrant (Martin), Billy Jenkins; a sister, Josie M. Rushing; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; several aunts and uncles; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 4, 1999, at the St. John Divine Baptist Church, with the Rev. W.E. Andrews, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Milton Cemetery.
LEWIS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends, Friday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

GUY A. BOOKER
Guy A. Booker, 89, of Pensacola, died December 1, 1999 in Pensacola.
Mr. Booker was born in Garnines, Maine. He was educated in the Gardiner schools, and he attended the University of Maine receiving his degree in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Booker was a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers since 1946 and was awarded the status of Professional Member Emeritus in 1976.
He has held office in a number of national, regional, state and local organizations including, Chairman Textile Section of the National Safety Council. He was President of Southern Safety Conference, also President of the N. W. Florida Society of Safety Engineers. He was on the Board of Directors of the N. W. Association in Pensacola, and President of the Industrial Management Association in Pensacola. Mr. Booker was a member of the Our Savior Catholic Church. He also served in the U.S. Navy at the rank of Lieutenant. Mr. Booker joined Chemstrand Corp. in 1953 as a Safety Supervisor and retired in 1974 from Monsanto.
Survivors include wife, Frances (Peggy) Dodge Booker; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ellen and William Addison, Sally Eileen and James Currie, all of Pensacola; son and daughter-in-law, Richard Donald and Diane Booker of Rumson, NJ; eight grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Saturday at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel with Father Martin D. Holley officiating.
Burial will be in the Bayview Memorial Park.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Harper- Morris Memorial Chapel from 1 p.m. to service time, Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Family Services 2627-C Creighton Road, Pensacola, FL 32504 or the Our Savior Catholic Church.

VERNON C. ARCHER
Vernon C. Archer, 84, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, December 1, 1999, at a local hospital, after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Archer was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Lucille Archer; daughters, Edith Luverne Archer, and Linda Anne Lutz; sons, Leon Maurice Archer and Vernon Ellis Archer; sisters, Mary Anna Gassman, Iola Antoinette Brown and Eva Mildred Sapp; brother, Earl Russell Archer; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 4, 1999, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. Virgil Payne officiating.
Interment will follow at the Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be church members and family.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Faith Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.

DONALD E. STEWART
Donald E. Stewart, 86, of Pensacola, Fla. died November 25, 1999 in a local hospital.
Mr. Stewart was a native of Western Pennsylvania. After graduation from Grove City College in Pennsylvania, Don worked for U.S. Steel in Pittsburgh for 36 years. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He and his wife enjoyed retirement in Pinehurst, NC for thirteen years before moving to Pensacola, Florida in 1997.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ruth Stewart; daughters, Linda Wilson and her husband, Jerry of Mobile, Ala., Suzanne Stewart of Bay Pointe, CA; brother, Alvin Stewart and his wife, Connie of East Longmeadow, Mass; his sister-in-law, Frances Sperry of Phoenix, AZ; six grandchildren; nices and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 4, 1999 at Azalea Trace, 10100 Hillview Road, Pensacola, Florida.
SERENITY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, Mobile, Ala. is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family is establishing a memorial scholarship fund at Grove City College. Gifts may be sent to Donald E. Stewart Fund, Development Office, Grove City College. 100 Campus Drive, Grove City, Pennsylvania, 16127-9988.

ALVIN ILENCE PERRY
Mr. Alvin Ilence Perry, 77, of Molino, FL died Friday, December 3, 1999 in Pensacola, FL following a short illness.
Mr. Perry was born December 1, 1922 in Molino, FL and had been a lifelong resident of the area. Mr. Perry was a member for 51 years and former assistant pastor of Calvary Apostolic Tabernacle. He was a veteran of WWII and retired from NAS in 1974, after 30 years of service.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Peggy Perry, Molino; two sons, Foye Perry, Molino and Juan (Betty) Perry, Baker, LA; four daughters, Faye (Buford) Lee, Melanie (Rusty) Knowles, both of Molino, Darla (Toby) White, Lampasas, TX, Regina (Steve) Wolf, Cantonment; six sisters, Thelma Gay, Molino, Vera Reid, Cantonment, Juanita Ward, Belleville, FL, Helen Nelson, Cantonment, Vermel McDonald and Mildred Hamm both of Molino; nine grandchildren, Belinda Snyder, Tallahasse, FL, Kathan Smith, Molino, Stephen Perry, Molino, Rochelle Zachary, Baker, LA, Wesley Knowles, Molino, Ashley Knowles, Molino, Seth Levins, Cantonment, Jackie Wolf and Dustin Wolf both of Cantonment; three great-grandchildren, Derek Smith, Molino, Kyle Smith, Molino, and Cameron Snyder, Tallahassee, FL.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. December 5, 1999 at Calvary Apostolic Tabernacle with Elder James Groce pastor of Calvary Apostolic Tabernacle Church officiating.
Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.
Active Pallbearers are Ilence Hamm, Rick Bass, Steve Ward, Adam Fails, Leroy Allgyer and Claude Williams.
Honorary Pallbearers are Ralph Drewel, Kenneth Kennedy, James Moye, Tommy McDonald, James Hamm and Roger Little.
CEDAR HILL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Calvary Apostolic Tabernacle from 5 to 8 p.m. on December 4, 1999.

WILLIAM DANIEL NOBLES, JR.
William Daniel Nobles, Jr., of Pensacola, died Thursday, December 2, 1999 at his home.
Mr. Nobles was born February 19, 1919. He was the son of the late Dr. William Daniel Nobles and Claudia Crockett Nobles. He was a lifetime member of Gadsden Street United Methodist Church and a believer in the Holy Sovereignty of Jesus Christ. He was a graduate of Pensacola High School and Rollins College. Mr. Nobles was President and Chairman of the Board of Horizon Bank of Florida, President of West Florida Heart Association and a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida State Heart Association. He was the co-organizer with Dr. H. Paul Mathison of Law Enforcement Ministries, now known as Interfaith Jail Ministries. Mr. Nobles was President of the West Florida Safety Council, Charter Member of the Pensacola Optimist Club and President and Treasurer of Escambia Search and Rescue. He was the first commercial lessee on Santa Rosa Island and Trustee of Roberts' Cemetery. Mr. Nobles was a 32 degree Scottish Rite Mason and a member of the Hadji Shrine Temple. He received a fifty year service award from the Florida Bankers Association. Mr. Nobles was a lifetime member of the Pensacola Yacht Club, the Bayou Boys' Association and the Coliseum Club. He was also a member of the Pensacola Country Club.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce W. Nobles; three sons and two daughters-in-law, William D. Nobles, III, John W. and Molly Nobles & David M. and Becki Nobles; daughter, Linda L. Nobles; sister, Jane Nobles Elebash; seven grandchildren, Stephanie H. Byrne, William D. Nobles, IV, Robert H. Nobles, Patrick W. Nobles, Ryan S. Nobles, Whitney F. Nobles and Meredith W. Nobles; a great- granddaughter, Savannah E. Byrne.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Sunday at Gadsden Street United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dan Rhodes and the Rev. William Bottoms, officiating.
Private family graveside services being held at Roberts' Cemetery.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gadsden Street United Methodist Church (433-0014) or Interfaith Jail Ministries (436-9587).

ORRIE PEDIGO MISA
Orrie Pedigo Misa, age 82, of Pensacola, passed away peacefully Friday morning.
She was born in the Springhill Community and had lived in Pensacola most of her life. She was retired from Civil Service NAS.
She is survived by, her daughter, Kay Simoneaux; four granddaughters and husbands, Dolores and Kenneth Parker, Rita and John Booth, Leta and Scotty Sanderson, Helen and Rick Bondie; three grandsons, Kim Simoneaux, Jim Simoneaux, Rennie Simoneaux; thirteen grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
The family wishes to express their special thanks to Janice and Linda at Tranquil Acres for their loving attention.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Donnie Sowell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Goza will officiate.
Interment will be in Brake Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be her grandsons and grandsons-in-law.
Honorary pallbearers will be Christopher Parker, Adam Booth, Jim Bo Simoneaux and Alex Sanderson.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home.
DONNIE SOWELL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

MARY WILSON GUINN
Mary Wilson Guinn, died Thursday, December 2, 1999, at the Hospice Residence following a short illness.
She was born June 16, 1918 in Barnesville, GA.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and one sister.
She was the beloved wife of the late William F. Guinn and was married to William for 57 years upon the date of his death.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dana and Richard Gibson; sisters, Amelia Buckley of Ft. Walton Beach, Jackie Adair of Decatur, Ga., Mildred Brantley of Milner, Ga. Missing her as she makes this last journey are her three grandsons, Neil Lilienthal of Dallas, TX, Steven Lilienthal of Las Vegas, NV, Craig Lilienthal of Las Vegas, NV; and three great- grandchildren, Jay, Thomas and Amber Lilienthal.
Mary had several jobs before becoming a full time parent with the last completed service as a PBX operator for Knight-Orr Company in Jacksonville, Fla.
She and William had been residents of Pensacola since 1968. She was an active bowler in the Cordova Women's Leagues and will be missed by her many friends there.
In her retirement years, Mary made and distributed to Sacred Heart Children's Hospital, several hundred newborn baby Beanies hats and blankets. At this sad time, there is still another delivery at her daughter's house waiting to be delivered at Christmas.
Her family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to the nurses at West Florida Regional Medical Center, Floor 6 South and for the kind and loving care given to her at the Hospice Residence during the period of her illness. Your help during this period will not be forgotten.
Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, December 6, 1999 at Bayview Memorial Park with the Reverend Richard Wiggers officiating.
Burial will follow at Bayview Memorial Park.
BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway is in charge of arrangements.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Hospice of Northwest Florida, 2001 North Palafox Street, Pensacola, Florida 32501.


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