|James V. Marcum
Jim V. Marcum, a 47-year resident of DeFuniak Springs, passed away
Aug. 2 , at 74. He was born Jan. 4, 1927 in Greensburg, Ky.,
the son of the late William and Hallie Walker Marcum.
He served his country in the United States Army and the United States
Marine Corp and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict.
He was a child of God by faith and pastor of the Community Holiness
Church of Ponce De Leon, Fla. where he enjoyed serving the Lord, witnessing
to friends and making sure that everyone knew the Lord.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia A. Marcum of DeFuniak Springs;
sons, Russell L. Marcum of Shelbyville, Ky. and Bobby R. Marcum of Campbellsville,
Ky.; step-son, James Bullock of DeFuniak Springs; daughter, Linda Blakeman
and husband, Charles of Sheperdsville, Ky.; step-daughter, Michelle Bourgue
of Jacksonville, N.C.; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Aug. 6, at Clary-Godwin Funeral Home with
the Rev. James Campbell officiating. Burial was in Barrancas National Cemetery,
Hosie Adams, 82, of DeFuniak Springs died Aug. 4, 2001 in the local
hospital. Born on March 23, 1919 in Coffee County, Ala. he was the son
of the late Amos and Lula Hughes Adams.
He had been a resident of DeFuniak Springs since 1950. Mr. Adams loved
meeting and talking with people at Wal-Mart.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Adams; sister, Merle
Teel; daughter, Peggy Jo Johnson and her husband Billy Johnson.
Mr. Adams is survived by his wife of 35 years, Delma Jean Adams of
DeFuniak Springs; his children, Ellen Dannelley and her husband Ross, of
DeFuniak Springs, Nelda Jean McDonald of Enterprise, Ala., Geraldine Murphy
and her husband Don, of Level Plains, Ala., Glenda Wenschof and her husband
George, of Henderson Harbor, N.Y., Helen Owens and her husband Dudley,
of Trussville, Ala., Tony Adams and his wife Carol, of Gordon, Ala., Terry
Adams and his wife Sara Jo, of Wicksburg, Ala., and Ted Adams and his wife
Jenni, of Rehobeth, Ala.; his sisters, Annie Mae Bishow of North Arlington,
N.J., Irene Burkett and her husband Odis, of DeFuniak Springs, Grace Price
of East Straudesburg, Penn., Delmer Adams and his wife Sharon, of DeFuniak
Springs; his brother, Virgil Adams of DeFuniak Springs; step-children,
Margaret Kyttle of Groton, Conn. and Marjille Adams of Crestview; 22 grandchildren,
16 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and numerous nieces
Funeral services for Mr. Adams were held Aug. 8, in the Clary-Godwin
Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. J. C. McLendon officiating. Burial was in
Shirley Adams Snipes
Mrs. Shirley Adams Snipes, 48, died Aug. 6 in Chipley. She was born
in Kissimmee on June 19, 1953. She had been a resident of DeFuniak Springs
for the last five years after her husband's retirement from the United
States Marine Corp Camp Pendleton. She was a Baptist by faith.
Survivors include her husband of 22 years, Richard Snipes; mother,
Ilene Bell of DeFuniak Springs; brother, David "Butch" Adams of Chipley;
sisters, Betty Stiffler of Creambrook, Pa., Vickie Weeks and husband, David
of DeFuniak Springs, Barbara Rowland and husband, Gene, of Gainesville,
Fla., and Mildred Ann Adams of DeFuniak Springs; father-in-law and mother-in-law,
Bill and Angeline Owens of Simpsonville, S.C.; special friend, Stokes Gilmore,
and many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded in death
was her father, Hubert F. Adams; brother, Tommy G. Adams and stepfather,
Funeral services will be held Aug. 11 at 11 a.m. at Clary-Godwin Funeral
Home with the Revs. Phil McMillian and Wilbur Kelley officiating. Burial
will follow in Alaqua Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Danny Edwards, Lester Skipper, David Grant, Mike
Cosson, Mark Gilmore, Stacy Paul, Charlie Morris and Davie Cosson.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Max D. Cleveland
Max D. Cleveland, 79, passed away Aug. 17, 2001, at his residence in
DeFuniak Springs. He was born July 17, 1922 in Union, Mich., the son of
the late Nelson and Edna Seward Cleveland. He was a six-year resident of
DeFuniak Springs after moving from Kissimmee, Fla. He was a member of the
Moose Lodge in Michigan and Kissimmee, Fla. He was also a World War II
Veteran of the Army Air Force. He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis
who passed in 1999.
Survivors include his daughters, Karla Zell and husband, Chris Jenkins,
of DeFuniak Springs and Sharon Stuglik and husband, Joseph, of Elkhart,
Ind.; sister, Thelma, of Union, Mich.; grandchildren, Loraine Schwartz,
Sybil Stuglik, Jason Stuglik, Jonathan Zell and Cody Jenkins, and four
Graveside services were held Aug. 20 at Barrancas National Cemetery,
Willis (Bill) Wilder
Willis (Bill) Wilder of Freeport, 64, passed away Aug. 24, 2001. Mr.
Wilder was born Sept. 2, 1936, in Philadelphia, Miss. He had been a resident
of Freeport since 1965.
Mr. Wilder had a great love of country music and played for several
radio stations in the 1960s and early 1970s in Mississippi and Tennessee.
He was a member of The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron
Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers, AFL-CIO, for the past
He worked for Chicago Bridge and Iron from 1962 to 1982. In 1982, he
started working for the newly formed Freeport Shipbuilding where he worked
until his retirement in 1993. Upon his retirement, he pursued his favorite
pastimes, which included landscaping, gardening and playing his guitar,
fiddle and banjo. But his most enjoyable time was spent with his newest
granddaughter, Savannah Brook Beaver, in which he took great pride in loving
and watching grow every day. Mr. Wilder was a member of the Calvary Baptist
Church in Burnside, Miss.
Mr. Wilder's survivors include his wife of 36 years, Carol McCormick
Wilder, of Freeport; two sons, Michael Willis Wilder, and his wife Patsy,
of Banner, Miss., and Vincent Charles Wilder and his daughter, Danyel Nicole
Wilder, of Freeport; three daughters, Barbara Rose Collins and husband,
Richard, of Star, Miss., Sara Jeanette Golden and her husband, Bobby, of
Macon, Ga., and Tammie Annette Beaver and husband, Charles, of Freeport;
a brother, Franklin Wilder, of Philadelphia, Miss; two sisters, Rachel
Agent and Opal Little, of Philadelphia, Miss.; 16 grandchildren and six
Funeral services were held Aug. 26 at the New Beginnings Church of
Freeport. The Revs. Louis Taunton and Hugh Coley officiated. Burial followed
in Black Creek Cemetery.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Joyce H. Quarrier
Joyce H. Quarrier, 73, passed away Aug. 26, 2001. She will be reunited
with her husband, Fletcher Quarrier. Mrs. Quarrier was born Oct. 28, 1927
in Pensacola, the daughter of the late Oscar and Ella Keen Bengston.
She became a resident of Walton County on Aug. 6, 1967 when she moved
here from Fort Walton Beach. She was a member of the Liberty Assembly of
God Church. She was known as a mother to many and was always willing to
love and nurture anybody.
She was a gifted poet and had been awarded several awards for her poetic
writing. She was a 1944 graduate of Pensacola Catholic High School where
she was a member of the swim team. She was also an avid collector of angels
Survivors include her other father Ronald F. Getz of Port Charlotte,
Fla.; son, Ellis F. Quarrier, Sr. and wife, Ghen, of Crestview; daughters,
Michelle Rodgers of Enterprise, Ala., Jacquie Q. Young and husband, Joe,
also of Enterprise, and Jo McKinney and husband, Bruce, of DeFuniak Springs;
sister, Jean B. Smithwick and husband, Jim, of Fort Walton beach; 18 grandchildren
and 18 great grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services were held on Aug. 29 in Magnolia Cemetery
with the Rev. Jeff Cain officiating.
Pallbearers were Kevin Dillard, Ellis Quarrier II, Chris Quarrier,
Cody Quarrier, Paul Quarrier and Kelly Quarrier.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Dr. David B. Walrath
Dr. David B. Walrath, 69, of DeFuniak Springs, passed away on Aug.
27, 2001, at Sans Hospital in Gainesville. He lived in DeFuniak Springs
for the past 12 years where he was the owner and operator of Aidmore Animal
Clinic and the Freeport Pet Clinic.
Dr. Walrath loved taking care of animals, spending time with his family
and recreating at the lake. He practiced in Homestead for 20 years and
worked for a short time as a veterinary inspector with the U.S. Department
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Janet T. Walrath, of DeFuniak
Springs; sons, John D. Walrath of Murfreesboro, Tenn., David B. Walrath,
III of Jacksonville, and Darryl T. Walrath of DeFuniak Springs; daughter,
Helen J. LaFontaine of Marianna; brother, Charles Henry Walrath of DeFuniak
Springs; sister, Dolly B. Funk of Hagerstown, Md.; 12 grandchildren and
one great grandchild
Memorial services at to be held Sept. 1 at 10 a.m. at Clary-Godwin
Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Belardino officiating.
Bama S. McLean
Bama Suggs McLean, born on March 27, 1911, died Sept. 4, at the Manor
of Bluewater Bay. Bama was very independent and lived alone until August
2000. This past year she was lovingly cared for by family and three special
people, Barbara McCabe, Betty Haring and Brenda Harrell.
Bama retired after 27 years of civil service at the Eglin Air Force
Base Laundry, where she attained the position of floor supervisor. Bama's
family was her love and she showed this in many ways, especially with her
family dinners. She was a lifelong resident of the Freeport and Portland
areas and a member of Venters Memorial United Methodist Church in Choctaw
Beach. She was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd G. McLean in August
Survivors include her sons, Bobby F. Linton and wife, Arlene, of Choctaw
Beach, and James F. "Billy" Linton and wife, Dianne, of Niceville; stepsons,
John McLean of Seminole, Fulton McLean of Orlando, and Bill Jack McLean
of Pennsylvania; step-daughter, LaRay Mansfield of Elizabeth City, N. C.;
grandchildren, Gregory Linton, Stacey R. Cregut, Troy W. Winton, Amy G.
Linton, Lisa F. Younghanse and Jamie A. Linton; great grandchildren, Kendra
Linton, Seth Linton, Shaun Roberts, Schyler Pierce, Kyle Cregut, Alesha
Linton and Taylor Linton. She is also survived by a sister, Thelma Melvin.
Funeral services were held Sept. 7 at Clary-Godwin Freeport Chapel
with the Revs. Anthony Cuchens and Rual Morris officiating. Burial followed
in Hatcher Cemetery in Freeport.
Clary-Godwin Freeport Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Harold C. Caswell
Mr. Harold C. Caswell, a lifelong resident of Walton County, passed
away Sept. 5 , in DeFuniak Springs at the age of 76. He was
born in Freeport, the son of the late Willie Guy and Vertie C. Johnson
Caswell. Mr. Caswell was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Memphis, Tenn.,
and held the position of Master Mason. He was a loving father and grandfather.
Survivors include his first wife, Billie Caswell; sons, Carlton "Pee
Wee" Caswell and wife, Sherry Ann, of Freeport, and Lynn Caswell of Freeport;
daughters, Sue Clanton and husband, Jimmy, of Eads, Tenn., and Glenda Gressel
and husband, Mark of Memphis, Tenn.; brother, Willie "Budgie" Caswell and
wife, Mable, of Freeport; seven grandchildren, Dewayne Caswell of DeFuniak
Springs, Shirley Caswell of Nashville, Tenn., Megan Caswell of Memphis,
Tenn., Dario Lynn Caswell of Memphis, Tenn., Heather Gressel of Memphis,
Tenn., April Clanton of Eads, Tenn., and Chris Clanton of Memphis, Tenn.;
and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sept. 8 at Clary-Godwin Freeport Chapel
with the Rev. Louis Taunton officiating. Burial followed in Hatcher Cemetery.
Clary-Godwin Freeport Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Donna Maloney, 72, passed away Sept. 6 . She was born
Jan. 20, 1919 in Springfield, Ohio. She was a resident of Panama City,
Fla., for the past 14 months after having lived in DeFuniak Springs for
24 years. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in
DeFuniak Springs. Survivors include sons, Tom Maloney and wife, Annette,
of Tallahassee, Jim Maloney of DeFuniak Springs; daughter Carlene Boyett
and husband, Bob, of Fort Lauderdale; brother Bus Ferrand and wife, Ethel,
of Boulder, Colo.; grandchildren Alyssa and Nathan Maloney, Robert, Bryan,
Taylor and Zachary Boyett.
A celebration of Ms. Maloney's life was held at Comander Funeral Home
Sept. 9 with Perry Dortch officiating. Private family burial services took
place at Magnolia Cemetery in DeFuniak Springs.
Comander Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Edgar H. Myers, Jr.
Dr. Edgar H. Myers, 83, passed away in a Pensacola Hospital Sept. 8.
He was born July 13, 1918 in Chipley, the son of Edgar H., Sr. and Nell
Bennett Myers. His family moved to DeFuniak Springs when he was six months
old so Walton County was the only home he ever knew. He was a 1936 graduate
of Walton Senior High School where he had played football and baseball.
Dr. Myers attended the University of Florida and then the University
of South Carolina where he received as BS degree in Science and Chemistry.
In 1943, he graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina as
an MD. He was then inducted into the United States Navy and served with
the First Marine Division in the South Pacific and China. Upon discharge
from the Navy, Dr. Myers competed his residency in surgery in South Carolina
and returned to his home in 1947.
He and Dr. Ralph Spires opened Lakeside Hospital in March 1948.
At Lakeside Hospital, Dr. Myers delivered more than 4,000 babies. In
1978, the Lakeside Hospital building was sold and Dr. Myers continued his
practice of medicine in the Warren Building. Dr. Myers' specialty was surgery
and he was noted in the medical community as a skilled surgeon. He was
one of the original investors and founders of First Federal Savings and
Loan Association and served many years as its board chairman.
He retired from private practice in 1983 and became director of the
health unit in late 1984, a position he held until his retirement in 1994.
He was the personification of a "country doctor."
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn E. Myers of DeFuniak Springs; two
daughters, Ann Tinsley Chynoweth and husband, Terry, of Louisville, Ky.,
and Sarah Jackson of Shreveport, La.; grandchildren, Kyle Myers Tinsley,
Troy Bennett Tinsley, Rebecka Nell Jackson, Emily Beth Jackson and Neal
Morris Jackson; a brother-in-law, Edward Epps and wife, Madeline, of Brandon,
Contributions may be made in Dr. Myers' memory to the Nursing Program
of OWCC Foundation, 100 College Boulevard, Niceville, FL 32578.
Funeral services were held Sept. 11 at the Jerry Evans Funeral Home
with Revs. Jerry Chumley and Charles Gray officiating. Pallbearers were
Kyle Tinsley, Troy Tinsley, Neal Jackson, Chris King, Chuck King, Alan
Kroland, Frazier Myers, Steve Myers and Cliff Myers. Honorary Pallbearers
were Howard Moore, Francis Sanders, Hubert Bell, Roland Griffith, Landrum
Cawthon, Lloyd Clanton, Dr. B. J. Brown and Bud Clauss.
Burial followed in Magnolia Cemetery.
Jerry Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Lucille B. Beck
Mrs. Lucille B. Beck, age 88, passed away Sept. 14, 2001 in Fort Walton
Beach. Mrs. Beck was born March 28, 1913, the daughter of the late Charlie
and Ruth Downs Bradford. She was a 43-year resident of Santa Rosa Beach
after moving from Akron, Ala.
She was known as the neighborhood grandmother and for her sense of
humor as she always had a joke. She was very civic minded and worked at
the voting poles. She never used an absentee ballot but insisted on voting
at the poles so she could see everyone. She was also very informed on current
events and loved to fish and cook. Her husband, Chris Beck, precedes her
Survivors include her sons, Billy Beck of Odessa, Texas, and Larry
Beck and wife, Janice, of Marietta, Ga.; special niece, Carlotta Osborn;
nephew, Auston Osborn; and niece, Maggie Osborn, all of Point Washington;
sister, Margaret B. Page of Gardendale, Ala.; three grandchildren, Jason
Beck of Avon Park, Fla., Christopher Beck of Milledgeville, Ga., Kelly
Parker and husband, Christopher, of Canton, Ga.; two great grandchildren,
Anna Parker and Brooke Parker; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sept. 15 at the Point Washington United
Methodist Church with the Rev. Harry Houseman officiating. Burial followed
in the Point Washington Cemetery. Pallbearers were Auston Osborn, Cody
Osborn, Christopher Parker, Christopher Beck, Jackie Self, Freddie Self,
Matt Self and Brad Self.
Clary-Godwin Freeport Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Bessie Mae Linton
Bessie Mae Linton, 77, of Ponce de Leon, went to be with the Lord Sept.
21 . Born Nov. 23, 1923 in Walton County, she was the daughter
of the late A. J. and Gracie Wise Gomillin. She was a life long resident
of the Ponce de Leon community.
Mrs. Linton was Baptist by faith and a member of Hickory Hill Baptist
Church. She was retired from Showell Farms with more than 20 years service.
She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also loved
working in her yard.
Mrs. Linton is survived by one son, Russell Linton of Ponce de Leon;
three daughters, Rachael Williams and husband, Jack, of Red Bay; Bernice
Brannon of Ponce de Leon; and Joyce Carroll and husband, David, of DeFuniak
Springs; seven grandchildren, Robert Fawcett, Darlene Townsend, Teresa
Rolling, Brian O'Neal, Krystal Hart, Woody O'Neal and Jerry Linton; 11
great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sept. 24 in the Clary-Godwin Funeral Home
Chapel with the Rev. Mike McVay officiating. Burial followed in the new
Ponce de Leon Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Larry Busby, Mike Busby, Trevor Howell,
Ernest Hurley, Charles Schultz, Steven Byrd and Donald Hurley (alternate).
Obilene Adkison, 79, of DeFuniak Springs died Sept. 23 .
He was the son of the late George W. and Feebee Cody Adkison.
Mr. Adkinson was a life-long resident of Walton County. He was Holiness
by faith and a member of Eucheeanna Apostolic Church. He was retired from
the Walton County Road Department.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Lee Garrett Adkison; one
brother, Doug Adkison; and two sisters, Mandy Byrd and Cleo Forehand.
Mr. Adkison had no children but was survived by a host of nieces and
nephews who loved him very much and he loved them as if they were his own
children. He is also survived by four brothers, Talmadge Adkison of Darlington,
Fla.; Clifford Adkison of Plant City, Fla.; Ed Adkison of Ozark, Ala.;
and John Adkison of DeFuniak Springs; and one sister, Bertha Mae Adkison
of Darlington, Fla.
Funeral services were held Sept. 25 at the Comander Funeral Home Chapel
with Elder J. T. Bass and Rev. Jason Campbell officiating. Men from the
Eucheeanna Apostolic Church served as pallbearers. Burial followed in the
Euchee Valley Cemetery.
Mr. Richard Gale Winthurst, 65, passed away Oct. 4, 2001 at his residence.
He was born Jan. 19, 1935, in East Moline, Ill., the son of the late Fred
and Myrtle Hutchinson Winthurst. He was a resident of DeFuniak Springs
since 1988. He was a Vietnam Veteran, a member of the VFW in East Moline,
Ill., and a life member of the DAV in Fort Walton Beach.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Arthur Winthurst on Aug. 27,
Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Tonyia Winthurst, of DeFuniak
Springs; children, Ricky Winthurst and wife, Linda, of Fort Walton Beach,
Tammy Gasiorowski and husband, Marty, of Phoenix, Ariz., Susie Kimbrough
and husband, Mike, of Richmond, Va., Lori Bengston and husband, Donnie,
of DeFuniak Springs, Windy Sebastian and fiancée, Allen Harris,
of Ozark, Ala., James Sebastian, Kirk Sebastian and wife, Gloria, and Nicole
Montgomery and husband, Tim, all of DeFuniak Springs; brothers, Fred Winthurst
and wife, Phyllis, of Tucson, Ariz., William Winthurst and wife, Shirley,
of East Moline, Ill., and Martin Winthurst and wife, Sandy, of Moline,
Ill.; sisters, Marsha Larson and husband, Stan, of Moline, Ill., and Mary
Gillespie and husband, Will, of Colona, Ill.; sister-in-law, Gloria Winthurst
of East Moline, Ill.; and 17 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Oct. 10 at Woodlawn Baptist Church with
the Rev. Bill Willcox officiating.
Burial followed in Woodlawn Baptist Church Cemetery.
J. C. Huckaba
Mr. J. C. Huckaba, a lifelong resident of Walton County, passed away
Oct. 8, 2001, at the age of 81. Mr. Huckaba was born Oct. 31, 1919, in
Andalusia, Ala. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the Pacific.
He was a member of the Liberty Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed farming,
fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. His mother, Hattie
Huckaba, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Ruby Lee Huckaba, of DeFuniak
Springs; daughter, Frances M. Kilpatrick, and husband, David, of Westville,
Fla.; two grandchildren, Chris Jones, and wife, Courtney, of Dothan, Ala.,
and Michelle Watkins and husband, Andy, of DeFuniak Springs; and one great
grandson, Jeremiah Watkins.
Funeral services were held Oct. 10 at Clary-Godwin Funeral Home with
the Rev. Glen Spence officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Rhodina F. Miller
Mrs. Rhodina F. Miller, age 87, passed away Oct. 10, 2001, in Freeport.
Mrs. Miller was born June 23, 1914 in Great Falls, Mont., the daughter
of the late Ernest and Rhodina Priest Thompson. She was a 49-year resident
of Freeport after moving from Grayton Beach.
She taught school at Point Washington for a number of years. She enjoyed
taking care of flowers and her garden. She especially enjoyed cooking,
spending time with her family and keeping her grandchildren. She was a
member of the First Baptist Church of Freeport. She was preceded in death
by her husband, William Herbert Miller and sister, Aldena Humbert.
Survivors include her sons, Leslie Miller, Tommy Miller and David Miller
and wife, Candy; daughter, Mary Sue Farrington and husband, George, all
of Freeport; nephew, Bill Humbert of Tallahassee; nine grandchildren; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Oct. 12 at the First Baptist Church of Freeport
with the Rev. Joseph Ray officiating. Burial followed in New Hope Methodist
Church Cemetery located south of Vernon.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Covenant Hospice.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Ecie D. Weeks
Ecie D. Wise Weeks entered eternal rest Oct. 14, 2001 after an extended
illness. She was a king loving mother and grandmother. She was a resident
of DeFuniak Springs for the past 55 years after moving from Florala, Ala.
She was a member of the Baldwin Avenue Baptist Church of DeFuniak Springs.
Mrs. Weeks was born Oct. 20, 1913 in Samson, Ala., of parents Barto
M. Wise and Dillie Yates Wise. She was preceded into eternal life by her
parents, husband, R. W. Weeks, grandchild, Linda Sue Cooley, three brothers
and three sisters.
Survivors are her three children, Donnie Cooley and late husband, Clarence
Cooley, Garlon Weeks and wife, Griselda, and Helen Supple and husband,
Buddy, of DeFuniak Springs; nine grandchildren, Pam Cooley Holley and husband,
Ben, of Crestview, Lisa Cooley Davis and husband, Mark, of Headland, Ala.,
Donna Cooley White and husband, John, of Headland, Ala., Greg Weeks and
wife, Cindy, of DeFuniak Springs, Chris Weeks of DeFuniak Springs, Mark
Weeks and wife, Cherelle, of Ocala, Fla., Regina Supple Byrd and husband,
Kenny, of DeFuniak Springs, Shane Supple and wife, Tina, of DeFuniak Springs,
Shannon Supple Seigler and husband, Lyle, of DeFuniak Springs; sisters,
Madeline Wise, Laverna Wise Broxson and husband, Eugene, and Inez Mills
of Fort Walton Beach.
Funeral services were held Oct. 17 at Comander Funeral Home in DeFuniak
Springs with the Rev. Jerry Chumley officiating.
Pallbearers were Mrs. Weeks' grandsons and nephews Greg Weeks, Chris
Weeks, Mark Weeks, Lyle Seigler, Kenny Byrd, Dale Broxson and Ben Holley.