Miscellaneous Leon County, Florida Obituaries - 2000

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Saturday 14 October 2000

Dwight R. Arnold Sr. 
Dwight R. Arnold Sr., 88, of Tallahassee died Sunday.
The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Keystone Heights United Methodist Church in Keystone Heights. Family will receive friends following the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308.
A native of York, Pa., he had lived in Tallahassee since 1997. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was an engineer for the Civil Service until his retirement. He was a member of the Keystone Heights United Methodist Church. 
He is survived by a son, Dwight R. Arnold Jr. of Tallahassee; two brothers, Rex Arnold of Milton and Palmer Arnold of York; two sisters, Nina Null of York and Jo Brown of Windsor, Pa.; and a grandchild.
(Bevis Funeral Home, 385-2193.)
 
Johnnie H. Banks Jr. 
Johnnie H. Banks Jr., 76, of Perry died Thursday.
The service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Beggs Funeral Home in Perry (850-838-2929), with burial at Pisgah Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
A lifelong resident of Perry, he was an Army veteran and worked in the construction industry. He was a member of Assembly of God of Perry.
He is survived by four stepsons, Billy Joe Pullum of Henderville, N.C., Bobby Joe Pullum of Tallahassee, Jerry Pullum of Perry and Don Pullum of Shady Grove; three daughters, Rachel Singletary and Dian Reams of Perry and Wanda Snyder of Maynardville, Tenn.; three stepdaughters, Francis Morrell of Chipley, Susie Hodges of Marianna and Linda Withers of Grand Ridge; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.
 
Dorothy F. Capelle 
Dorothy F. Capelle, 80, of Tallahassee died Thursday.
The memorial service will be at 8:30 p.m. today at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Tallahassee. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 241 John Knox Road, Tallahassee, FL 32303. 
A native of Racine, Wis., she had lived in Tallahassee since 1995. She was a musician and a banker. She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church. 
She is survived by three daughters, Roni M. Scott of Tallahassee, Sandra L. McCorvey of Jacksonville and Annette M. McEvoy of Springfield, Mo.; a sister, Mary Stacy of Saugus, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
(Fairchild Burial & Cremation Services, 386-8686.)
 
Hinton Elvis Clark 
The Rev. Hinton Elvis Clark, 78, of Pelham, Ga., died Thursday in Thomasville, Ga.
The service will be at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Pine Level Baptist Church in Cairo, Ga. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Clark Funeral Home in Cairo (912-377-1414).
A native of Worth County, Ga., he was a Navy veteran and a minister until his retirement. 
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary M. Clark; eight sons, Robert Clark, Randy Clark, Tim Clark, Michael Clark and Leslie Clark of Thomasville, Buddy Clark of Pelham, Chris Clark of Lewiston, Ind., and Jeff Clark of Cairo; four daughters, Deborah Bridges of Comer, Ga., Patricia Williams of Bainbridge, Ga., Susie Oates of Cairo and Katrina Vanlandingham of Whigham, Ga.; a brother, John Lee Clark of Cairo; 20 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
 
Louis Gordon Crooks 
Louis Gordon Crooks, 95, of Tallahassee died Thursday.
The service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at St. Johns Episcopal Church, with burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191). Memorial contributions may be made to St. Johns Episcopal Church or Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32308. 
A native of Indianapolis, he had lived in Tallahassee for 32 years. He had worked as an engineer for General Motors for 36 years and was with the overseas division for the last 15 years.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Aline S. Crooks of Tallahassee; three sons; Alan G. Crooks, James W. Apthorp and George E. Apthorp of Tallahassee; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
 
Elizabeth Day 
Elizabeth "Tootsie" Day, 85, of Madison died Thursday in Valdosta, Ga.
The service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Beggs Funeral Home, Madison Chapel (973-2258).
A native of Russellville, Ala., she had lived in Madison County since 1930. She was a former Railway Express agent in Greenville and a clerk at Robert's Drugstore in Madison. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Madison.
She is survived by two sons, Tommy Henderson of Madison and Terry Day of Monticello; a daughter, Penny Barrs of Madison; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
 
Ann Griffin 
Ann Griffin, 55, of Cairo, Ga., died Thursday in Thomasville, Ga. 
The service will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Pine Level Baptist Church in Cairo, with burial at the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. todayat Clark Funeral Home in Cairo (912-377-1414). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Youth Center of Pine Level Baptist Church, 298 Pine Level Road, Cairo, GA 31728.
A native of Cairo, she was a homemaker. She was a member of Pine Level Baptist Church.
She is survived by five sisters, Clyde Kennedy of St. Simons Island, Ga., Evelyn Stokes of Cairo, Ruth Campbell of Franklin, N.C., Elaine Seidner of Phoenix and Janelle Sizemore of Sylvester, Ga.; two brothers, Kenneth Griffin of Cairo and Fred Griffin of Dallas.
 
Beryl Lucille Hobbs 
The service for Beryl Lucille Hobbs, 89, of Lawrence, Kan., who died Wednesday in Oskaloosa, Kan., will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence (785-843-1120).
She was a public school teacher in Tallahassee from 1950 until her retirement in 1967. 
She is survived by three daughters, Julia Gray of Spring Grove, Minn., Cheryl Hurt of Gainesville and Donna Hobbs of Lakeland; two sons, Monty Hobbs and Patrick Hobbs of Lawrence; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
 
Doris McCook Hyden 
Doris McCook Hyden, 69, of Tallahassee died Oct. 7.
The memorial service will be at 1 p.m. today at Banks Funeral Chapel in Sylvester, Ga., (912-776-2055).
A native of Worth County, Ga., she had lived in Tallahassee since 1980. She was a former employee of Eckerd Drugs and was a member of Marantha Baptist Church. 
She is survived by three sons, Timothy E. Hyden of Havana, Fred D. Hyden of Oceanside, Calif., and Kenneth A. Hyden of Tallahassee; a daughter, Susan Jean Hyden of Tallahassee; a brother, Donald "Bo" McCook of Albany, Ga.; two sisters, Jean Vaughn of Orlando and Peggy Carr of Oakfield, Ga.; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. 
 
Owen Ingram 
Owen "Red" Ingram, 59, of Faceville, Ga., died Wednesday.
The service will be at 2 p.m. todayat Ivey Funeral Home in Bainbridge, Ga. (912-246-3232), with burial at Sylvania Cemetery.
A native of Houston County, Ala., he had lived in Faceville most of his life. He was an Army veteran and was a residential construction contractor and a carpenter. He was a Baptist.
He is survived by a daughter, Cathy I. Dykes of Marianna; three brothers, John Ingram of Hendersonville, N.C., Jack Ingram of Faceville and Donald Ingram of Cairo, Ga.; three sisters, Nell I. Davis, Mildred I. Howell and Faye I. Gunn of Bainbridge; and two grandchildren.
 
Lucille R. Keefe 
Lucille R. Keefe, 94, of Crawfordville died Thursday in Tallahassee.
The service will be at 3 p.m. todayat St. Elizabeth Seton Cemetery in Medart. Memorial contributions may be made to Wakulla County Senior Citizens, P.O. Box 537, Crawfordville, FL 32326.
She was a native of Monson, Mass., and was employed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for more than 40 years.
She is survived by a son, John Morton of Crawfordville; a sister, Louise Belmore of Marlborough, Mass.; a grandson, Paul Morton of Montgomery, Ala.; and a great-grandchild.
(Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville, 926-3333.)
 
Christopher Lynn Schafer 
Christopher Lynn Schafer, 26, of Albany, Ga., died Thursday. 
The service will be at 11 a.m. today at Midway Baptist Church in Cairo, Ga., with burial at the church cemetery. 
A lifelong resident of Grady County, Ga., he was a logger and businessman. He was a member of Midway Baptist Church. 
He is survived by his wife of eight years, Tracy P. Schafer of Cairo; two daughters, Fallin Schafer and Baylee Schafer of Cairo; his father and stepmother, Tim and Betty Schafer of Cairo; his mother and stepfather, Patricia and Johnny Schafer of Cairo; a brother, Jason Schafer of Tallahassee; a sister, Amber Childs of Cairo; his grandparents, Mary Ellen Schafer, Clara Mae Griner and Calvin and Marguerite Brinson of Cairo.
(Clark Funeral Home in Cairo, 912-377-1414.)

Sunday 15 October 2000

Broma Athleen Phillips Adams 
Broma Athleen Phillips Adams, 80, of Marianna died Friday.
The service will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Byrd Funeral Home in Dothan, Ala., (334-793-3003) with burial at Selma Baptist Church Cemetery in Dothan. Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the the funeral home.
A native of Swiss, N.C., she was a longtime volunteer for the National Peanut Festival.
She is survived by a son, James Lowell Adams Jr. of Temple, Texas; three daughters, Beth Adams McGrotha of Tallahassee, Dr. Mary Ann Adams of Hattiesburg, Miss., and Nancy Adams Watts of Marianna; a brother, Joe Phillips of Fairfield Bay, Ark.; three sisters, Ila Phillips McInturff of Signal Mountain, Tenn., Phyllis Phillips Hicks of Spartanburg, S.C., and Margaret Phillips Prosser of Charlotte, N.C.; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
 
Inez E. Duke 
Inez E. Duke, 84, of Monticello died Friday.
The service will be held at a later date.
A native of Millersburg, Ohio, she had lived in Monticello since 1995. She moved to Monticello from Massillion, Ohio. She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church in Ohio.
She is survived by four sons, Arthur A. Duke Jr. of Canton, Ohio, Ted Duke of Powell, Tenn., Donald Duke of Navarre, Ohio, and Joseph Duke of Tallahassee; three daughters, Darlene Yoder of Perry, Marlene DuBois and Jorgene Hayden of Tallahassee; a brother, Art Fehendrich of Ohio; three sisters, Jessie Shafer of Massillion, Fern Oldroyd of Canton and Iona Foltz of Millersburg, Ohio; 23 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
(Bevis Funeral Home, 385-2193.)
 
Ollie I. Fogarty 
Ollie I. Fogarty, 90, of Tallahassee died Thursday.
The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Bayhaven Baptist Church in Sarasota, with burial at Fogartyville Cemetery in Bradenton. Family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the service at the church.
A native of Bradenton, she had lived in Tallahassee for a year.
She is survived by two daughters, Beverly Smith and Mickey Lee of Tallahassee; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
(Hawkins Funeral Home in Sarasota, 941-365-1767.)
 
Audrey H. Hayes 
Audrey H. Hayes, 72, of Tallahassee died Saturday.
The service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Presbyterian Church, with burial privately at Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308.
A native of Casper, Wyo., she had lived in Tallahassee since 1955. She was a secretary for Giles Toole Association for 25 years until her retirement and was a member of the Certified Professional Secretary Association. She was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Douglas M. Hayes of Tallahassee; a son, Douglas M. Hayes of Tallahassee; a sister, Mary McAllister of Jackson, Miss.; and two grandchildren.

Monday, October 16, 2000
 
Rosa L. Wimberly Askew 
Rosa L. Wimberly Askew, 80, of Bainbridge, Ga. , died Saturday.
The service will be at 3 p.m. today at Pine Forest Baptist Church in Decatur County, Ga., with burial at the church cemetery.
A lifelong resident of Decatur County, she was a homemaker and a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church, where she was a member of the adult Sunday school class and the Women's Missionary Union.
She is survived by a son, Glenn Askew of Bainbridge; three daughters, Emory Phillips and Mary Day of Bainbridge and Alice Vann of Gainesville, Ga.; two sisters, Minnie Owens and Susie Barbree of Bainbridge; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
(Cox Funeral Home in Bainbridge, 912-246-4411.)
 
Katherine Fulford Hunter 
Katherine Fulford Hunter, 81, of Tallahassee died Saturday.
The service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Aenon Baptist Church, with burial at the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home Riggins Road Chapel (877-8191).
A native of Monticello, she had lived in Tallahassee for 50 years. She was a nationally published poet and was a member of the National Library of Poetry and Aenon Road Baptist Church.
She is survived by three sons, Earl E. Hunter, Ray Hunter and Billy Hunter of Tallahassee; a brother, C.A. Fulford of Monticello; a sister, Iduma Kelly of Monticello; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
 
Margaret E. "Midge" Newlin 
Margaret E. "Midge" Newlin, 77, of Tallahassee died Saturday.
The service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Blessed Sacrament Church, with burial at Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home Timberlane Road Chapel (877-8191). Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308 or to Elder Care, 2518 W. Tennessee St., Tallahassee, FL 32304.
She was a life member of the Elketts, a member of the Women's Club and a volunteer with the T.M.H. Auxiliary. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Charles "Chuck" Newlin; a son, Charles L. Newlin Jr. of Tallahassee; a daughter, Barbara Newlin Sullivan of Tallahassee; a sister, Mary Alice White of Tallahassee; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. 


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