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BEATRICE HILL
Mrs. Beatrice Hill, 93, of Pensacola, passed away on Monday, December 6, 1999, at a local nursing facility.
Mrs. Hill was born in Pensacola to the late Mr. and Mrs. James and Rosa Love on January 9, 1906. She was married to the late Mr. Phillip Palmore and to this union was blessed one son. She was later married to Mr. Roy Hill, who also preceded her in death. She confessed Christ at an early age and was a faithful and loyal member of the Sunlight Baptist Church for over 80 years.
Left with her memory is a loving and devoted son, Arthur (Gladys) Palmore; special cousins, Willie C. (Rosalie) Jutson and Frances Leatherwood; special friends, Dea. O.J. Bullard, Melvin Davis, and Henrietta Jackson, all of Pensacola; nieces, nephew, and a host of cousins, relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, December 11, 1999 at Sunlight Baptist Church with the Rev. W.R. Blevins, officiating.
JOE MORRIS AND SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hill's remains will be placed in the church for viewing at 10 a.m.
Special thanks from the family to Dr. Percy Goodman, Baptist Hospital MINU and 4th floor staff and the Bayside Manor staff.

ARTHUR HILLARY GOYNE
Arthur Hillary Goyne, 85, a retired naval officer, died at Mease Dunedin Hospital, December 6, 1999.
Born in Norristown, Pa, he was the son of the late Hillary and Beulah Goyne. At age 16 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served aboard submarines in the Panama Canal Zone and the Phillipines. During World War II, Mr. Goyne took part in the invasion of North Africa. He served as a staff officer at Allied headquarters and on the flagship for the invasion of southern France. After the war, he was stationed in Germany and later was a member of Admiral Marc Mitscher's staff with the Atlantic Fleet. He retired from the Navy with rank of Lieutenant-Commander. After his naval service, Mr. Goyne engaged in motel management in the Baltimore area. In the early 1970's, he moved to Largo and later lived in Pensacola.
Mr. Goyne was predeceased by his wife, Mathilda Preston Goyne and son, Douglas Arthur.
He is survived by a sister, Jane Bainum of Silver Spring, Maryland and brothers, Robert Goyne of Greenville, Delaware & Richard Goyne of Oxford, Maryland along with numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 8, 1999 at 10 a.m. at Spring House Health Center, Dunedin. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. that day in Pensacola with a service conducted by the Rev. Michael Schulenberg of Holy Cross Episcopal Church.

JOE E. EDDINS
Joe E. Eddins, 86, of Pensacola, died from injuries sustained in a car accident Monday, December 6, 1999.
Mr. Eddins was a native of Florida and was a member of Faith Temple Church of God. He was a retired Pensacola City employee.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Eddins; seven daughters, Evelyn Roche, Viola Sangster, Lillie Kee, Carolyn Herring, Velmer Wright, Nancy Harwell, and Christine Bland; five sons, Buddy, Harold, Tim, George and Mike Eddins; 33 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 11 great- great grandchildren; two step- grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren; two sisters, Gladys Allison and Bessie Brown.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, December 10, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Heiden, assisted by the Rev. Julian Walker, officiating.
Burial will be in Pensacola Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements.

ELMA ELIZABETH BROWN
Elma Elizabeth Brown, 67, of Milton, died Wednesday, December 8, 1999, at her home.
Mrs. Brown was a native and lifelong resident of Northwest Florida. Mrs. Brown was a former food server at Johnnie's Bar-B- que and a retired manager of Kentucky Fried Chicken. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Milton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Brown; her son, Barney W. Stokes; her daughter, Patty Dixon; her grandson, Barney W. Stokes, Jr.; and her mother, Ruby Fisher.
Survivors include her granddaughter, Kathy Hynes of Milton; grandson, Buck Stokes of Milton; daughter-in-law, Pam Stokes of Jay; mother-in-law, Alethea Brown of Milton; niece, JoAnn Delezen of Milton; two very special friends, Myra Rollo and Joe Madden; and other relatives and friends.
Services at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 11, 1999, at Lewis Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Joe Bamberg, Pastor Emeritus of First Baptist Church of Milton, officiating.
Pallbearers will be Mike Brown, Jimbo Delezen, Michael Brown, Wayne Greene, Andy Sandifer, and Phil Rollo.
Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Madden, Larry Stanhope, Jimmy Delezen, Frank Rowell, Bill Jones, and Carl Reeves.
Burial will be in Crain Cemetery.
LEWIS FUNERAL HOME OF MILTON is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the Lewis Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

ILA MAUDE CLEGG REYNOLDS
Ila Maude Clegg Reynolds, died December 9, 1999 at a local hospital.
She was born November 30, 1905 in the Fisherville Community of Pensacola.
Ila was the second child of nine children born to Benjamin B. and Magdalen Blum Clegg. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Ralph and Benjamin (Beeb) Clegg, and sisters, Carlyn Burns, Shirley Landry, and husband Aaron (Bill) Reynolds.
She is survived by her children; daughters and sons-in-law, Annie Laurie and Harry Dunlap, Ila Delores and Jim Sunda, Shirley Wanda and A.D. George; sons and daughters-in-law, William and Jackie Reynolds, James and Nants Reynolds, and Stephen D. Reynolds. Also surviving are 19 grandchildren and many great grand-children and great- great grandchildren.
Excerpts from Ila's Road written by her sister, Frances attest... There's a bright tree on a hillside that you planted with love; it's a tree of your life blessed by God up above. Its leaves are so brilliant as if they're on fire; its roots are deep and its trunk, oh so strong. Each branch is a child that you nurtured along. Their love falls all around you and all whose lives you touched, family, friends, and everyone love you so much.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, in the chapel of Waters and Hibbert Funeral Home with Rev. James Sunda officiating.
Burial will be in the Myrtle Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Harry Dunlap III, William B. Reynolds, Jr., Harvard Reynolds, Steve Taylor, Bob Malcomson, Bob Dennis, And Jamey Reynolds.
Visitation will be Sat. 1-2 p.m. prior to the funeral service.
WATERS AND HIBBERT is in charge of arrangements.

TONY MAX SMITH
Tony M. Smith, 57, of Pensacola, died Saturday, December 11, 1999, from complications following surgery for a brain tumor at a Gainesville hospital.
Tony was born March 7, 1942 in Cowan, Tenn. to Earnest (Bill) Smith and Oshie Cleek Smith. After starting work in his desired profession of engineering designer, he had the opportunity to work directly and through contract with may prestigious companies such as RCA, NASA, Dupont, Olin Chemical, Monsanto/Solutia and GE-ICS. During the course of his career he has had the opportunity to work on the Saturn Rocket which was part of the Apollo moon missions, and also contributed to the design of a portion of the Skylab space station. After starting to work in private industry, he had the opportunity to work in several diverse fields in various geographical locations in the southeast. He moved to Pensacola in December of 1991 as a contractor with ICS located at the Monsanto plant and worked there until his illness required medical attention.
Tony has served as a Local Elder since May 1982, and has most recently served in the Pensacola congregation of the Living Church of GOD.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Lucretia (Chris) Smith of Pensacola; one son, Mark D. Smith of Baton Rouge, La.; and one brother, William Gary Smith of Cowan, Tenn.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 15, 1999 at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester, Tenn.
Interment will be held at the Cowan Cemetery in Cowan, Tenn.
MOORE-CORTNER FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

JIMMIE SHARPLIN
Jimmie Sharplin, 69, of Gulf Breeze, died Sunday, December 12, 1999, at a Gulf Breeze nursing home.
Mr. Sharplin was born November 28, 1930 in Leake Co. Miss. to the late James Sharplin and Etta Kelly. He was a retired farmer and a member of Rocky Point Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Opal Marydene Sharplin.
Survivors include two sons, Glyn Sharplin of Okla. and Eric Sharplin of Penn.; a daughter, Brenda Sanford of Gulf Breeze; three brothers, Horace and Dale Sharplin, both of Tallulah, La. and Thomas Sharplin of Brandon, Miss.; a sister, Mary Schafer of Jackson, Miss.; and one grandchild.
Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 14, 1999 at Rocky Point Cemetery with pastor Cecil Burnside officiating.
NOWELL FUNERAL SERVICES, Kosciusko, Miss., is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of North West FL.

ROBBYN L. ROTH
Robbyn L. Roth, age 31, of Navarre, died Wednesday, December 8, 1999.
Robbyn spent 10 years of her life in Santa Rosa County, where she was a talented landscape contractor. She loved the outdoors and all water sports.
Robbyn is survived by Dana Cammarata, her lifelong companion. Other survivors include her parents, Ed and Carol Roth; a brother, Eddie (Mary); sister, Jennifer, all of Troy, Mo.; as well as a loving circle of friends.
INTERNATIONAL CREMATION SOCIETY is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in Robbyn's memory.

EARL L. LEWIS
Earl L. Lewis, 88, of Milton, died Monday, December 13, 1999 at a local hospital.
Mr. Lewis was born in Berrydale to the late Leon and Becky Lewis. Mr. Lewis was admitted to practice law in Florida in 1948 and retired in 1990. He was past president, 1st Judicial Circuit Bar Association, member, American Bar Association. he was a former city judge. He was a tax collector for Santa Rosa County. A member of Kiwanis Club for 54 years. He served on the board of directors for Baptist Hospital for more than 25 years. He served as deacon and Sunday School teacher in First Baptist Church of Milton and a member of over 60 years.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Y. Lewis of Milton; one daughter, Anita Hoodless and son-in-law, Ralph Hoodless of Huntsville, Ala.; two grandchildren, Paul Hoodless of San Antonio, Texas and Carol Lyle of Slidell, La.; and five great-grandchildren.
Services at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 16, 1999 at First Baptist Church with Dr. Joe Bamberg and Dr. David Spencer, Pastor Emeritus and Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Milton, officiating.
Burial will be in Serenity Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Bill Wallace, Roy Andrews, T. Sol Johnson, Buddy Jordan, F.M. ``Bubba'' Fisher, and Gerald Barnes.
Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Bamberg Sunday School Class.
LEWIS FUNERAL HOME OF MILTON is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Lewis Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Milton, New Sanctuary Bldg. Fund, 309 Clara Street, Milton, FL 32570.

BERT CIESIOLKA
Bert Ciesiolka, 69, of Milton, died Monday, December 13, 1999, at his home following a lengthy illness.
Mr. Ciesiolka was in the US Marine Corp for six years, in the Marine Corp reserve for six years, served in the Korean War and did two tours in Viet Nam. Mr. Ciesiolka worked 18 years for Petroleum Helicopters, Inc. and Air Logistics for 20 years.
He was preceded in death by his father, Forrest Ciesiolka; and two brothers, Leo and Danny Ciesiolka.
Survivors include his mother, Bernice Ciesiolka of South Bend, Inc.; his wife of 21 years, Deena Ciesiolka of Milton; a daughter, Jenny Marie Ciesiolka of Milton; a son, Don Allen Ciesiolka of Milton; two brothers, Bob Ciesiolka of South Bend, Ind. and Jerry Ciesiolka of Mishawaka, Ind.; four sisters, Joann Bell of Mishawaka, Ind., Pat Jackson of Michigan City, Ind., Mary Ann Mittenberger of Elkhart, Ind. and Barbara Gustafson of New Port Richey, Fla.
Services at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 16, 1999 at Donnie Sowell Funeral Home with the Rev. Marquis M. Wingard, pastor of Gonzalez United Methodist Church, officiating.
DONNIE SOWELL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Donnie Sowell Funeral Home from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Special thanks goes to Dr. Phillip Wade, Jr. and his staff, and Hospice of Northwest Florida and the East Team.

RICHARD FRANCIS BOYLE
Richard Francis Boyle, 66, of Pensacola, died Sunday, December 12, 1999, at a local hospital.
Mr. Boyle was born in Linden, N.J., December 27, 1933. He retired in Pensacola after serving 22 years in the U.S. Navy. He was an active member of the community and church. A loving husband and father, he will be sorely missed.
Survivors include his loving wife of 43 years, Donna; their six children, Richard K., Nathan, Timothy, Kenneth, Regina and Keandre; his brother, Stephen and wife, Marilyn; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three daughters-in-law, Lynda, Virginia and Ruth; one son-in-law, Scott; as well as many dear friends.
Funeral service will be 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, December 15, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Gaffney and the Rev. Bobby Smith officiating.
Burial will be in Barrancas National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Richard, Nathan, Timothy, Kenneth and Stephen Boyle and Scott Scanlan.
Honorary pallbearer will be Keandre Barge.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements.

MORGAN L. WYATT
Morgan L. Wyatt, 96, of Dixonville, went to be with The Lord Tuesday, December 14, 1999.
He was born in Santa Rosa County on March 13, 1903 and resided here his entire life. He was an active and cherished member of the Dixonville RLDS Church. Mr. Morgan enjoyed a lifelong love of the land. He loved his farm and was also an accomplished carpenter. He was a wonderful neighbor and a friend to all in need, anytime, anywhere. He was a Mason for 72 years. His greatest and most valued possession was his family. He will be greatly missed by all.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Alvin; and two sons, William and John D.
He is survived by six grandchildren, Elizabeth (W.E.) Bozeman, Carol (Kevin) Maloney, David (Donna) Wyatt, Tim Wyatt, Wade Wyatt and Sandy (Nancy) Wyatt; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday, December 17, 1999, 2 p.m. at Dixonville RLDS Church with Elders Hubert Smith and Faye Shaw officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Cook, Jeremy Wyatt, Roger Hayes, Ralph Shelton, Andrew Denton, and Gordan Howell.
Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Norris Masonic Lodge #301.
CRAVER'S FUNERAL HOME, Brewton, Ala., is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. at Craver's Funeral Home in Brewton.
The family wishes to thank all employees of the Santa Rosa Convalescent Center for their kindness and labor.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes memorial contributions be made to the Dixonville RLDS Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund.

COLLA MAE SMITH
Colla Mae Smith, 86, of Pensacola, died Monday, December 13, 1999, at a local hospital following a brief illness.
Survivors include her husband, John Smith; son, Raymond (Joyce) Collins of Pensacola; four daughters, Georgia Mae Lang of Cleveland, Ohio, Cynthia (Philip) Mabry of Tracy, Calif., Carol Smith and Johnnie (David) Peacock, both of Pensacola; a niece, Zennie (Rev. Johnnie) Blocker of Pensacola; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services at 10 a.m. Friday, December 17, 1999 at St. John Divine Baptist Church with Pastor Richard Hines, Jr., pastor of St. John Divine Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Resthaven Gardens Cemetery.
JOE MORRIS AND SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Joe Morris Chapel from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday.

BONNIE HUGGINS NIX RUHE
Bonnie Huggins Nix Ruhe, of Pensacola, passed away Tuesday, December 14, 1999.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Betty.
Survivors are her husband of 50 years, George Ruhe; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Smitty Nix and wife Gloria and Tommy Nix and wife Linda; eight grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren.
She was a member of Warrington Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 17, 1999 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, 619 New Warrington Road, with Dr. James A. Belcher officiating.
Interment will follow at Pensacola Memorial Gardens.
OAK LAWN FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 16, 1999, at the funeral home.

WILLIAM F. PARKS III
William F. Parks III, born May 16, 1941 and a lifetime resident of the Pensacola and Gulf Breeze area, died peacefully at the age of 58 on Friday, December 10, 1999.
William F. Parks III was a devoted father, grandfather, son and brother. As a prominent architect, he was known by many and a respected professional in the community. As an associate, a partner, and a friend, he will be greatly missed. We would like to pay tribute to his wisdom and the many influences he had on this city and its cultural development. Through his life and work, his distinguished style and creativity will remain with us long after his physical body has life.
Mr. Parks is survived by sons, Grant Parks, Austen Parks and Gavin Parks; daughter, Jennifer McPhail; and by the many family members and friends who loved and appreciated him.
Burial services will be Friday, December 17, at 11 a.m. at the Barrancas National Cemetery.
WATERS AND HIBBERT FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

MARY VEMON LAUKE
Mary Vemon Lauke, 83, of Gulf Breeze, died Wednesday, December 15, 1999, at her home.
Mary was born on Christmas day 1915, in Randleman, N.C., to Samuel and Nettie Robbins. She was married to John Emil Lauke on October 31, 1942 at Fort Bragg, N.C. She was a homemaker and mother. She loved her Lord Jesus Christ and faithfully served him throughout her life.
She is survived by her son, Larry D. Lauke of Gulf Breeze; daughters, Ruby E. Swanson of Amado, Ariz. and Lynn D. Greer of Collegedale, Tenn.; sister, Ruby Wallace of Rockingham, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at Barrancas National Cemetery with the Rev. J. Archie Moore officiating.
ROSELAWN FUNERAL HOME of Gulf Breeze is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Building Fund of Concord Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 6264 Gulf Breeze, FL 32561.

DORA BELL JOWERS
Mrs. Dora Belle Jowers, age 88, of Pensacola, died Tuesday, December 14, 1999, at a local hospital.
Mrs. Jowers was born in Marengo County, Ala., on June 27, 1911, to William Vernon and Anna P. Sparks Agee and had resided in Pensacola for the past four years. Prior to living in Pensacola, Mrs. Jowers had lived for 30 years in Laurel Hill, Fla. She was retired from in home child care and had been self-employed for 30 years. She was a member of the Laurel Hill First Baptist Church and was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Mrs. Jowers was preceded in death by her husband, James Leroy Jowers in 1974; and by a daughter, Myra S. Johnson in 1988.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, James and Pat Jowers of Pensacola; daughters and son-in-law, Dora and Joe Wynn of Laurel Hill, Fla. and Rose Jowers of Blountville, Tenn.; sister, Sara Horne of Coca Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren; and eight grandchildren.
The funeral service will be conducted from the Chapel of Whitehurst Funeral Home on Friday, December 17, 1999, at 2 p.m. with the Reverend Donnie Cadenhead officiating.
Interment will be in the Alamarante Cemetery in Laurel Hill, Fla.
WHITEHURST FUNERAL HOME, 436 West James Lee Boulevard, Crestview, Florida, is in charge of arrangements.
A time of visitation will be conducted from the Whitehurst Funeral Home on Thursday, December 16, 1999, from 6 until 8 p.m.
Floral tributes will be accepted at the Funeral Home.

THOMAS MAURICE FITZGERALD, JR.
Angel of God, My Guardian dear, to whom God's love commits me here, ever this day be at my side to light and guard, to rule and guide
AMEN
Tommy went home to be with our Lord on Thursday, December 9, 1999. He was loved by his family.
He is survived by his mother, Marcella Fitzgerald; a daughter, Mirah; son, Austin; brother, George Floyd; sisters, Carole Gallegos Horton and husband, Michael and Marcella Floyd; nephew, Chris Gallegos; niece, Brittany Horton; and numerous family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, December 17, 1999 at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel.
Burial will follow at Bayview Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be, Michael Horton, Chuck Pursell, Christopher Gallegos, Michael Etheridge, Daniel Curry and Darren Scully.
BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway, is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday.

EDWARD FRANCIS FITZPATRICK
Edward Francis Fitzpatrick, 79, of Tampa, Fla., died Friday, December 10, 1999.
He was born January 8, 1920.
He is survived by his wife, Ruthe Fitzpatrick; son, Edward M. and daughter-in-law, Barbara J. Fitzpatrick, their four children, Victoria L. Steele and family, Michael S. Fitzpatrick, Julia Schmidling and family, and John E. Fitzpatrick and family, including seven grandchildren.
Lt. Col. USAF Fitzpatrick's remains were buried at Barrancas National Cemetery, with full military honors, the morning of Monday, December 13, 1999.
BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.

WILLIAM VAN DAVIS, JR.
William Van Davis, Jr., 64, of Pensacola, died Saturday, December 11, 1999 following a brief illness.
Mr. Davis retired from the U.S. Air Force as an E-6, after 23 years of service. Mr. Davis was employed at the Navy Exchange for 14 1/2 years. He was a devoted husband and father of five children. Mr. Davis enjoyed being with his family and friends. He also enjoyed bowling.
He was preceded in death by a son, Brain Davis.
Survivors include his wife, Faddie M. Davis of Pensacola; three daughters, Pamela Walker of Biloxi, Miss., Andrea (Richard) Harvey of Pensacola, and Denise (Greg) MacFadden of Fort Polk, La.; one son, Gerald Davis of Biloxi, Miss.; a brother, Bruce (Barbara) Davis of Chicago, Ill.; four sisters, Gloria (James) Andrews, Marsha Davis and MaryAnn (Hoover) Sanderford, all of Chicago, Ill., and Andrea (Roy) Hedrick of Ind.; nine grandchildren, Roshaun Harvey of Witchata Falls, Texas, Brandy Davis of Seattle, Wash., Gerald Davis, Jr. of Biloxi, Miss., Tiffany and Tamika MacFadden, both of Fort Polk, La., Ashley and Avery Harvey, both of Pensacola, and Kelly and Brittanee Davis, both of Penn.; a host of aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services 12:30 p.m. Friday, December 17, 1999 at Joe Morris & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald Collins, pastor of Greater Mt. Lily Baptist Church, officiating.
JOE MORRIS AND SON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at Joe Morris Chapel from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

NORA JEAN HODGES THOMPSON
Nora Jean Hodges Thompson, 52, of Pensacola, died Monday, December 13, 1999 at her home.
Mrs. Thompson is survived by her husband, William Thompson; two sons, Philip Waldrop and James R. Betsill, of Pensacola; mother, Lenora Hodges; two brothers, George Hodges and John Seitz of Pensacola; one grandchild, Marshina Marie Waldrop.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, December 17, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Carl Sanders officiating.
Burial will be in Myrtle Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Tillman Brown, Michael Stone, Rocky Seitz, Marty Smith, Percy Waldrop and David Waldrop
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements.

BILL PACKER
Bill Packer, 77, of Pensacola, died Wednesday, December 8, 1999, following a lengthy illness.
Mr. Packer was born to the late sister Lizzie Kimble Page on September 20, 1922, in Vredenburg, Ala. He was an Army veteran and a member of Zion Hope P. B. Church where he was a Male Chorus member, a trustee, and an usher. He was a member of the Prince Hall Masonic Lodge. He retired from NAS after 37 1/2 years.
Survivors include his wife, Clara; two children, Dorothy and Roger (Corlisa); 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 1 brother, Frank Page; one sister, Nettie Marshall; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Services at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 18, 1999 at Zion Hope P.B. Church, 201 W. Leonard St., with Elder Bernard C. Yates, Senior Pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
JUNIOR FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday.

DAWN MARIE MONDELLO
Dawn Marie Mondello, 25, of Pensacola, died Tuesday, December 14, 1999.
Mrs. Mondello was born in Richmond, Va. and had lived in Pensacola since 1986. She was the sunshine of her children's hearts.
Survivors include her husband, Michael Mondello; two daughters, Santina Marie Mondello and Amber Nicole Mondello; son, Christopher Michael Mondello; parents, Joseph M. Coggeshall, Sr. and Joyce M. Seagroves; paternal grandmother, Doris Thomas; two sisters, Doris June Horton and Rhonda Francis Bennett; and brother, Joseph Michael Coggeshall, Jr.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, December 18, 1999 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with Pastor Thomas A. Hicks officiating.
Burial will be in Bayview Cemetery.
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.

DENNIE STALLWORTH, SR.
Dennie Stallworth, Sr., 70, of Pensacola, died Sunday, December 12, 1999 in a local hospital.
Mr. Stallworth was a native of Natchez, AL and had resided in Pensacola most of his life. He was a veteran of the US Army.
Survivors include three sons and two daughters-in-law, Frederick an Maxine Stallworth, Bobby Ray King, Dennie and Lydia Stallworth, Jr.; four daughters, Shirley Dexter, Beverly, Mary and Martha Stallworth; step-sons, James, Ray and LeRoy Howard; brothers and sisters-in-law, Nathan and Katie Stallworth, Dan and Claudia Stallworth, Rosco and Olive Stallworth, Sam and Ethel Stallworth; sisters and brother-in-law, Mary and Howard Barnes and Essie Stanton; 25 grandchildren; five grandchildren; as well as numerous other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 12 p.m., Monday at Glorious Holliness Church with Elder O. Brundrige and Evangelist Mary Barnes officiating.
Burial will be in Barrancas National Cemetery.
BENBOE FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the funeral home for viewing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday.

MARION GOODIN TOWNE
Marion Goodin Towne, 89, died Friday, December 17, 1999 at a local hospital.
Marion was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, where she graduated from Harris Teachers College. She taught in elementary school until her marriage in 1936 to Robert W. Towne. The Townes moved to Gulf Breeze in 1953 with the establishment of Monsanto's Chemstrand nylon plant. Marion and her late husband were active in the incorporation of Gulf Breeze and the founding of the Gulf Breeze Volunteer Fire Department. When Gulf Breeze opened its first school, Marion returned to teaching in the first and second grades. She was a charter member of the Driftwood Garden Club.
Marion was a member of the First Presbyterian Church for forty-six years. She is especially remembered for her devotion to children's education and is beloved for her recitations of Biblical scripture, Christmas stories, and poems.
In mid-life, Marion avidly pursued a new interest- painting in watercolors, for which she won awards at various shows. She was a charter member and continuing supporter of the Quayside Art Gallery.
She is survived by her daughter, Sarah Towne Hufford of Ann Arbor, Michigan; her son-in-law, William C. Hufford; other relatives, and dear friends. The family would like to express their gratitude to her physicians and the NINU nursing staff at West Florida Regional Hospital for their compassionate care.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, located at 33 East Gregory Street in downtown Pensacola, and at 4:00 p.m. Monday at Azalea Trace, 10100 Hillview Rd.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent in her name to the Arthritis Foundation, 1813 Fairfield Dr., Pensacola, Fl 32501, or to the charity of one's choice.

EDITH LEE McGLOTHREN
Edith Lee McGlothren, 70, of Cottage Hill, died Saturday, December 18, 1999 in a local hospital.
Mrs. McGlothren had been a resident of Cottage Hill for the past 53 years. She was a member of Victory Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Ted McGlothren, Sr.; children and spouses, Ted and Angela McGlothren; Ron and Ruth McGlothren, Donna and Gred Lancaster; grandchildren, Pat, Sheree, Megan, Ryan, Amber and Gered; great grandchild, Garrett; brother and sister in law, Bobby and Carol Williams; sisters and brothers in law, Betty and C.R. Joyner, Lois and Jim McCarty, Voncile and Jake Smith, Barbara and Alvin Moon; brother in law and sister in law, Dewey and Venetta McGlothren; sister in law, Dell McGlothren.
Funeral service will be at 1p.m. Monday, December 20, 1999 at Victory Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Ken Johnson officiating.
Burial will be in Cottage Hill Assembly of God Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Truman Busbee, Wayne Blanchett, Miller Stallworth, Shane Harigal, Sonnie Hicks, Lewis Arnett.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Luke Bozeman, Clinton Wheeler, Gene Reed, Oscar Driver, Bill McCurty, Edward McCrory, Jerry Campbell, and Pete Foster.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Pkwy., is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call at the church, Sunday from 6 to 8p.m.

LEOLA RUTH MARTINDALE
Leola Ruth Martindale, 82, of Pensacola, Florida, went home to the Lord Saturday, December 18, 1999. She passed on after a brief stay at a local hospital.
Mrs. Martindale was a native of Troy, Ohio and has been a resident of Pensacola since 1994. She retired from Kimberly Clark, formerly Brown Bridge Mills in Troy, Ohio. She was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Pensacola. She lived an exemplary Christian life in both word and deed, and devoted most of her time to the Lord. Leola cared very much for others and brought joy and happiness to all. She was loved and admired by all who knew her. More than anything, Leola wanted to live for her Lord and Savior in whose presence she now rests.
She is survived by two daughters, Peggy Woodard of Pensacola, and Janet Doolittle of South Bend, IN; two sisters, Mildred Dorman of Troy, Ohio, and Helen Stickel of Laura, Ohio. She is also survived by five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at St. Luke's United Methodist Church on Monday, December 20, 1999 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Carl Dickerson, officiating. The scripture to be read and the hymns to be played were selected by Leola Martindale before her passing.
She will be laid to rest at Riverside Cemetery in Troy, Ohio in the family plot.
HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call the funeral home between 5-7 p.m. on Sunday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Luke United Methodist Church Building Fund or to the American Cancer Society.


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