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Excerpts of Miscellaneous Obituaries

Prepared and contributed by Mona Hura

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Information listed generally appears in the following order: Name, Age, Lived/Born, Death Local, Birth Date, Death Date, Funeral Home, Cemetery

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ADAMS, HATTIE MAE [STAFFORD] [THOMPKINS];  71;  Enterprise AL;  Pensacola FL;  Born 11-15-1925;  Died 7-18-1997;  Junior Funeral Home;   Bayview Mausoleum
ANDING, EDNA RUTH;  87;  Falls City NB;  Pensacola FL;  Died 7-16-1997;  Oaklawn Funeral Home;   Bayview Memorial Park
ARD, REUBEN B SR;  64;  Summerdale AL;  Pensacola FL;   Died 7-28-1997;  Pensacola Memorial Gardens
ATTAWAY, MARGARET ANNE "MISS MARTI";  57;  Unk;  Milton FL;  Died 7-22-1997;  Lewis Funeral Home
ATES, MABEL H;  100;  Flat Rock AL;  Holt FL;  Died 8-22-1997;  Holt Cemetery

Publication Date: December 26, 1996;  Source: The Fort Worth Star, "Telegram";  Page: 6;7;  Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas
Charline ALEXANDER, 78, a retired Employers Casualty Company sales secretary, died Monday at home. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday in Laurel Land Memorial Park. Charline Alexander was born July 11, 1918, in Cleburne. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alton "Aler" H. Alexander. Survivors: sister-in-law, Laverne Alexander of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; nephew, Robert "Bobby" Alexander of Fayetteville, N.C.; nieces, Vicki McLaney of Columbus, Miss., Pamela Alexander of Pensacola, Fla.; cousins, Dr. John Cleere of Dallas, Dorothy Toney of San Antonio; and longtime devoted friends, Clarence and Connie Redmon of Fort Worth, and Rowe Orand of Arlington. Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth 7100 Crowley Road, 293-1350

Publication Date: April 21, 1996; Source: The Fort Worth Star, "Telegram"; Page: 36; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; FORT WORTH
A.V. ATKINS, 85, a retired salesman for Case Cutlery, died Friday in Pensacola, Fla. Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Mr. Atkins was born May 11, 1910, in Nocona. He was reared in Nocona and married his wife there in 1936. They moved to Fort Worth in 1942 and in 1945 he opened the A.V. Atkins Saddle Shop on Exchange Street and for many years made custom saddles and boots. One of his saddles is on display in the Cowboy Hall Fame. He retired in 1986 from Case Cutlery after 20 years of service. For the past year he has lived in Pensacola, near his son. He was preceded in death by his wife, Willie D. Atkins in 1993. Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Ross and Jayne Atkins of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; sister, Lona Brand of Nocona; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Jill and Jeff Graves of Gulf Breeze, Fla., Jana and Mike Greco of Mobile, Ala.; great-grandson, Ross Graves; and several nieces and nephews. Mount Olivet Funeral Home 2301 N. Sylvania, 831-0511

Publication Date: May 27, 1996; Source: The Fort Worth Star, "Telegram"; Page: 8;9; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; FORT WORTH
Eray Troy AVERY, 82, a retired building inspector for the City of Fort Worth, died Sunday at his son's residence. Funeral: Noon Wednesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Memorials: Community Hospice of Saint Joseph Hospital, 1401 S. Main St., Fort Worth 76104; or to the American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth 76107. Mr. Avery was born Sept. 18, 1913, in Garza, Denton County, to Samuel A. and Nova Ethel Avery. He served in the Army during World War II. Mr. Avery was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a 32nd-degree Scottish Rite Mason. He was an honest, loving and devoted father and grandfather, and will be missed by all he knew and loved. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Burnett and Allman Avery, and two sisters, Ruth Glassman and Orine Rutherford. Survivors: Wife, Juanita Heitman of Fort Worth; sons, Robert Kenneth Avery of Fort Worth and Roger Ray Avery of Pensacola, Fla.; his sons' mother, Mary Lucille Rogers Avery of Fort Worth; brother, John Avery and his wife, Jean, of Tampa, Fla.; sister, Gladys Avery Holamon and her husband, J.O. Holamon Sr. of Arlington; grandchildren, Kenneth Avery, Vickie Ferguson, Shelly Avery, all of Fort Worth, Shannon Satterfield of Minot, N.D., KayLee Avery, Roger Avery Jr., Maria Avery, and Rochelle Avery, all of Pensacola; stepson, Scott Heitman of Fort Worth; and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth 7100 Crowley Road, 293-1350.

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BAKER, Harry Alan;  49;  Santa Rosa County FL;  Milton FL;  Died 7-23-1997;  Donnie Sowell Funeral Home, Memory Park Cemetery
BALINK, LYDIA SPYKER;  79;  West New York NJ;  Pensacola FL;  Born 5-4-1918;  Died 12-5-1997;   Harper-Morris
BARRINGTON, ROBERT JOHN;  83;  ST Marys OH;  Warrington FL;  Born 7-15-1914;  Died 7-19-1997;  Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel, Bayview Memorial Park
BERNER, WARREN KENNETH;  99;  Savanna IL;  Pensacola FL;  Died 8-20-1997;  Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel
BETMARIK, ANNER REE;  68;  Unk;  Pensacola FL;  Died 7-2-1997;  Faith Chapel Funeral Home
BILLINGSLEY, ELIZABETH;  87;  Pensacola FL;  Kokomo IN;  Died 7-10-1997;  Colonial Chapel, Kokomo IN
BLACK, MARY JEAN;  61;  Century FL;  Pensacola FL;  Born 7-29-1936;  Died 7-1-1997;  Century Cemetery, Century FL
BOLTON, WILLIAM WEBSTER;  92;  Santa Rosa County FL;  Jay FL;  Died 7-8-1997;  Jay Funeral Home, Whitefield Assembly Of God Church Cemetery
BOUTWELL, JAMES I.;  73;  Unk;  Pensacola FL;  Died 12-8-1997;  Reeds Funeral Home
BROCK, JACK;  73;  Westminster SC;  Pensacola FL;  Died 12-4-1997;  Barrancas Cemetery
BROUGHTON, GILMAN D;  78;  Unk;  Pensacola FL;  Died 12-7-1997;  Pensacola Memorial Gardens
BROWN, J W;  63;  Unk;  Pensacola FL;  Died 12-4-1997;  Eastern Gate
BROWN, ORREN "O B";  College Park GA;  Pensacola FL;  Died 12-5-1997;  Bayview Fisher-Pou
BRUMLEY, ROBERT H;  78;  Unk;  Gulf Breeze FL;  Died 11-24-1997;  Arlington National
BUTLER, CHARLES VANN;  81;  TN;  Navarre FL;  Died 12-4-1997;  Lewis Funeral Home
BUTLER, LEILA;  Unk;  Unk;  Pensacola FL;  Died 8-22-1997;  Joe Morris
BUTTS, FREDERICK J;  78;  Unk;  Mary Ester FL;  Died 7-6-1997;  McLaughlin Mortuary
BYARS, RICHARD GREEN "BOOTS";  60;  Bibb County GA;  Gulf Breeze FL;   Born 7-17-1936;  Died 7-7-1997;  Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Martin Funeral Home, Gulf Breeze FL

Publication Date: June 27, 1997; Source: The Fort Worth Star, "Telegram"; Page: 6;7; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; KELLER
J.C. BLACKMON, 73, retired from Hobbs Trailers, died Tuesday, June 24, 1997, at a Grapevine hospital. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Keller. Survivors: Wife of 50 years, Martha Benson Blackmon of Keller; daughter, Sammie Lynn Thomas and husband, Terry, of Cartwright, Okla.; sons, Chris Blackmon and wife, Debbie, and Danny Blackmon and wife, Lisa, of Fort Worth; sisters, Patsy Dwyer of Arlington, Cozy Reynolds of Falcon Head, Okla., and Martha Jean Wallace of Watauga; brothers, Stanley and Joe of Keller, Dan of Hurst, Bobby of Haslet and J.D. of Haltom City; grandchildren, USMC Lance Corporal Jason Thomas and wife, Amber, of Pensacola, Fla., Justin Blackmon, Deidra Blackmon, Lauren Blackmon and Madysen Blackmon of Fort Worth, Terri-Lynn Thomas and Bryan Thomas of Cartwright, Okla.; great-granddaughter, Amberly Thomas of Pensacola, Fla.; and numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins. Metrocrest Funeral Home Carrollton, (972) 242-3646

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CAMPBELL, Charles Collins; 86; MS; Pensacola FL; Death 12-7-1997; Waters and Hibbert Funeral Home
CAMPBELL, Patricia Mayson; 44; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 12-1-1997; Harper-Morris
CARR, Sylvia Margaret;  47;  Unk;   Pensacola FL;  Death 12-16-1997; Waters and Hibbert Funeral Home;   Barrancas National Cemetery
CASLER, Claire Richard; 65; Jay FL; Biloxi MS; Death 7-6-1997; Barrancas National Cemetery
CATO, Daisy M; 82; Brosley MO; Cantonment FL; Death 12-6-1997; Eastern Gate
CAWTHON, Bernice; 66; Unk; Milton FL; D. 11-3-1997; Lewis
CHEATUM, Saul Andrew; 88; Unk; Cantonment FL; Death 7-13-1997; Joe Morris & Sons Funeral Home, Whitmire Cemetery
CHERRY, Patrelean "Pat"; 88; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 7-12-1997; Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel, Bayview Memorial Park
CHILES, Deborah A; 34; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 7-9-1997; Waters and Hibbert Funeral Home, Travelers Rest Cemetery, Flomaton AL
CHILDERS, Terry Wayne; 46; Charleston WV; Pensacola FL; Death 12-4-1997; All Faiths Chapel
CHRISTINE, Willis W Jr; 81; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 7-19-1997; Oak Lawn Funeral Home
CLUBBS, Bennett A. "Bennie" Sr.; -; Unk, Pensacola FL; Death 12-1-1997; Radney Funeral Home, Saraland AL
COBB, Lewis Eugene; 68; Unk; Milton FL; Death 7-21-1997; Lewis Funeral Home, Milton Cemetery
COCKER, Jesse Jackson Jr.; 78; OK; Pensacola FL; Death 7-2-1997; Barrancas National Cemetery
COCORILLO, Jpseph; 68; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 12-5-1997; Waters and Hibbert Funeral Home
COLEMAN, Nanie Elizabeth Jennings; 89; Muscogee FL; Gonzalez FL; Born 9-20-1907; Death 7-8-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home, Gonzalez United Methodist Cemetery
COLLEY, William Thomas "Tommy"; 52; Pensacola FL; Pensacola FL; Death 12-6-1997; Harper-Morris
CONNER, Donnie Lester [STOVALL]; 59; KY; Pensacola FL; Death 7-10-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home
CONNER, Robert Max; 50; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 7-10-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home
CONWAY, Andrew "A. J.";  87;   Huxford AL;  McDavid FL;   D. 12-17-1997; Atmore Memorial Chapel Funeral Home;   Godwin Cemetery, Bratt FL
COSSON, Thomas Wesley; 78; Crestview FL; Pensacola FL; Born 9-7-1919; Death 12-5-1997; Bayview Fisher-Pou
CRANFORD, Virginia Lee [WARREN] [WATERS]; 56; Rison AR; Pensacola FL; Death 7-5-1997; Bayview Memorial Park
CRAVEY, George Albert; 88; Beaver County OK; Pensacola FL; Death 7-23-1997; Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel, Barrancas National Cemetery
CROSMAN, Bernice "Bunnie" White; 92; Eddington ME; Pensacola FL; Born 10-8-1905; Death 12-5-1997; Waters and Hibbert Funeral Home

Publication Date: December 04, 1996;   Source: The Fort Worth Star, "Telegram";   Page: 8;   Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; PENSACOLA, Fla.
Louis D. COOPER, 94, a retired Air Force colonel, died Nov. 17 in Pensacola. Graveside service: 1:30 p.m. Friday in Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth. Col. Louis D. Cooper was born May 21, 1902, in Thayer, Mo. He served in the Navy in World War I and continued service in the Army Air Forces in World War II. In November 1995 he moved to Pensacola from Fort Worth, where he was a member of Western Hills United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Cooper. Survivors: Daughter, Marjorie Shupe of Pensacola; son, Farley B. Cooper of Colorado Springs, Colo.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Harper-Morris Funeral Home Pensacola, Fla., (904) 478-3292

Publication Date: May 10, 1996; Source: The Fort Worth Star, "Telegram"; Page: 6; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; FORT WORTH
Roy M. CLEVELAND, 80, a retired General Dynamics inspector, died Wednesday at a Fort Worth hospital. Funeral: 3 p.m. Saturday at Northside Church of the Nazarene. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Memorials: Northside Church of the Nazarene or American Heart Association. Roy M. Cleveland was born Aug. 5, 1915, in Cisco. He was a 50-year member and former member of the board of trustees of Northside Church of the Nazarene. He was instrumental in the construction of two major buildings for the church. He loved hunting and fishing and his grandchildren's activities. He was well-known for his honesty and integrity, both in his personal and church activities. Survivors: Sons, Bob Cleveland of Fort Worth and Ron Cleveland of San Antonio; daughters, Joyce Schindler of Hockessin, Del., and Judy Blakeman of Fort Worth; brothers, Dr. C.M. Cleveland of Cisco, Martin O. Cleveland of Abilene, Jesse S. Cleveland of Sanford, Fla., Robert Mack Cleveland of Pensacola, Fla., and Flournoy Cleveland of San Antonio; and eight grandchildren. Mount Olivet Funeral Home 2301 N. Sylvania Ave., 831-0511

Publication Date: June 09, 1996; Source: The Fort Worth Star, "Telegram"; Page: 4; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas
Rosemary Dorothy CADDEN, 75, a homemaker, died April 28 at home. Funeral: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Fort Myer Chapel, Arlington National Cemetery. Burial: Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Additional service: Memorial Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Fort Worth. Celebrant: The Rev. D. Timothy Thompson. Rosemary Dorothy Cadden was born May 6, 1920, in New Haven, Conn. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Ann Cadden. Survivors: Husband, retired Air Force Col. James J. Cadden of Fort Worth; son, retired Navy Cmdr. Charles J. Cadden of Pensacola, Fla.; daughter, Patricia McLeod of Huntington, Md.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Thompson's Harveson & Cole 702 Eighth Ave., 336-0345

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DALE, Regina Marzel; 45; Ashville AL; Pensacola FL; Death 12-5-1997; Junior Funeral Home
DALTON, Nancy T; 86; San Antonio TX; Pensacola FL; Death 7-19-1997; Pensacola Memorial Gardens
DAVIS, Eubert R; Unk; Rowan NC; Pensacola FL; Born 3-27-1907; Death 7-7-1997; Bayview Fisher-Pou, Bayview Memorial Park
DAVIS, Margaret Ann; 56; Unk; McDavid FL; Death 12-7-1997; Atmore Memorial Chapel
DENNY, Patrick Jon; 24; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 7-8-1997; Holy Cross Cemetery
DONALDSON, Raynell; 68; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 2-18-1997B
DONNELLY, Tom; 66; Pascagoula MS; FT Walton FL; Born 10-11-1931; Death 12-6-1997; Bayview Fisher-Pou
DUDA, Elizabeth Ann; 76; Unk; Gonzalez FL; Death 7-16-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home, Highland Cemetery
DUDLEY, Mary Ann Foster; 93; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 8-21-1997; Joe Morris, Magnolia Cemetery
DUNN, George Wilson; 78; Frisco City AL; Century FL; Death 7-12-1997; Atmore Memorial Chapel, McCurdy Cemetery
DUNN, Patricia Ann; 59; Unk; Tuscon AZ; Death 12-2-1997; South Lawn Mortuary, Tuscon AZ

Publication Date: July 01, 1996; Source: The Fort Worth Star, "Telegram"; Page: 6;7; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas
Gary Eugene DAKE, 48, a truck driver for A.H. Chaney Inc. Trucking Co., died Friday after an auto accident in Parker County. Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Biggers Funeral Home. Burial: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Dake was born July 29, 1947, in Rugby, N.D. He served in the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam and had lived in this area since 1985. He was an outdoorsman and avid fisherman. Survivor: Son and daughter-in-law, Samuel A. and Susan Dake of Pensacola, Fla.; parents, Margaret McKinney Dake of Fort Worth and Darrell H. Dake of Crowley; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Delbert I. and Sylvia Dake, Bruce M. and Billie M. Dake, and Daniel H. and Ashley Gwin Dake, all of Fort Worth; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Kathleen A. Lott, Marieta D. and Michael Starkey, and Ellen D. and Alex Macias, all of Fort Worth; grandparents, Alma Shaw of Fort Worth, Dorothy Dake of Mountain Grove, Mo., and Opal McKinney of Sunrise Beach, Mo.; two grandchildren, Steffon Allen Dake and Cali Jean Marie Dake, both of Pensacola, Fla.; and 15 nieces and nephews. Biggers Funeral Home 7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341

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ENGLEHART, Donna SMITH THORNTON ; 66; Unk; Pensacola FL; D. 8-23-1997; Oak Lawn Funeral Home

Publication Date: August 20, 1996;   Source: The Fort Worth Star, "Telegram";   Page: 8;9;  Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas;  ARLINGTON
George Edgar ENGEL Jr., 64, a retired postal employee, died Saturday at an Arlington hospital. Memorial service: 6:30 tonight at Salvation Army Corps, 712 W. Abram St. in Arlington. George Edgar Engel Jr., born March 31, 1932, joined his beloved Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in Glory Land on Aug. 17, 1996. Ed was born in Spokane, Wash., to Salvation Army officers Colonel George E. Engel Sr. and Ester Engel. At 17 years of age, Ed joined and served in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years. Upon completion of his training with the Marines, he joined the Air Force, where he served in combat during the Korean War, then retired after 20 years of service. Upon his retirement from the armed forces, Ed became employed by the U.S. Postal Service and after 17 years of employment, retired to Salem, Ore., finally settling in Arlington. On May 8, 1953, Ed married Bettie L. Simpson of Phoenix. After 10 years of marriage, they became the proud parents of George "Eddie" Edward and Julie Alisa Engel, their two children. Ed gave his life to Christ as a young man, and at the age of 41 rededicated his life to Christ. During that part of his life, God rekindled his love for music and he became a tuba player for the Salvation Army band. Ed later became a bandmaster in the Salvation Army. He also enjoyed playing the E Flat tuba for the Phoenix Jazz Band and the Murray Symphony Orchestra. In all, Ed served the Lord through the Salvation Army for more than 50 years. Ed was preceded into Glory by his wife of 43 years, Bettie L. Engel, and his brother, Major Robert Engel of Bellingham, Wash. Survivors: Father, Colonel George E. Engel Sr. and his wife, Florence Engel, of Bellingham; sister, Mary Ross of Sacramento, Calif.; son, George Edward Engel of Pensacola, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Richard Roman of Arlington; and grandchildren, Megan Renee Engel and Richardo, Aaron, Rebekah and Nathan Roman.

Publication Date: March 16, 1996; Source: The Fort Worth Star, "Telegram"; Page: 33; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; ARLINGTON
Bettie Lou ENGEL, 64, a homemaker, died Tuesday in Arlington. Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Salvation Army, 712 W. Abram, in Arlington. Bettie Lou Engel was born Oct. 30, 1931, in Tucson, Ariz. She was a resident of Arlington and was a homemaker. She was very active in the Salvation Army, of which she was a member for 50 years. Survivors: Husband, George Engel of Arlington; son, Edward Engel of Pensacola, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Richard Roman of Arlington; brother, Virgil Simpson of San Diego; three sisters, Doris H. Page of West Point, Utah, Collie Knutson of Murray, Utah, and Shirley Van Duzee of Tucson; and six grandchildren, Ricky Roman, Aaron Roman, Nathan Roman and Carlos Chacon, all of Arlington, Megan Renee Engel of Guntersville, Ala., and Rebekah Roman of Arlington. Arlington Funeral Home 1221 E. Division St., 548-1791

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FEAGIN, ARTHUR; 69; UNK; CENTURY FL; D. 7-9-1997; ROBINSON'S FUNERAL HOME, ATMORE AL
FOWLER, DEWEY ELVIN "CUZ"; 70; UNK; PACE FL; D. 12-3-1997; DONNIE SOWELL
FULKE, LYDIA CASTRO FLODA; 66; D. 7-14-1997; OAK LAWN FUNERAL HOME

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GODWIN, DOROTHY J TAYLOR; 67; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-3-1997; FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME
GODWIN, MONROE JR; 69; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 12-2-1997; FAITH CHAPEL
GONZALEZ, MELVIN; 76; SANTA ROSA COUNTY FL; MILTON FL; D. 7-3-1997; LEWIS FUNERAL HOME, MILTON CEMETERY
GOODSON, JAMES DENNIS; 57; ATMORE AL; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-29-1997; EASTERN GATE MEMORIAL MEMORIAL GARDENS
GRANTHAM, BARBARA HELMS; 56; UNK; PACE FL; D. 7-13-1997; OAK LAWN FUNERAL HOME
GREEN, BERNARD "PETE"; 68; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 12-2-1997; PENSACOLA MEMORIAL GARDENS
GUNN, RUTH MILLER; 91; DORCAS FL; CULPEPPER VA; B. 4-23-1906; D. 7-12-1997; PENSACOLA MEMORIAL GARDENS
GUNTER, WILLIAM "BILL" SR; 68; UNK; CHIPLEY FL; D. 7-12-1997; WACHOB FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, GLENWOOD CEM

Publication Date: April 19, 1996;  Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram;  Page: 24;25;  Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas;EULESS
Hannah Shae GEORGE, 3 months old, died Wednesday. Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Michaels Catholic Church. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Rosary: 6:30 tonight at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Home. Hannah Shae George was born Jan. 2, 1996, in North Richland Hills. Memorials: Hannah George Memorial Fund. P.O. Box 163049, Fort Worth 76161-3049. Survivors: Beloved daughter of parents, Dean and Alyssa George of Euless; grandparents, Bob and Billie George of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Bill and Flo Stafford of Amarillo; great-grandmother, Loretta Knapp of Mascoutah, Ill.; aunts and uncles, Mike and Maureen George of Pensacola, Fla., Deanne and Clyde Oster of Derby, Kan., Patti George of Wichita, Kan., Bob and Mary Ann George of Goldsboro, N.C., Wyatt and Marta Stafford of Austin, Steve and Barbara Stafford of Carlsbad, N.M., and Shannon and Carl Wingo of Bedford; and a loving extended family. Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel 7301 E. Lancaster Ave., 451-3333

Publication Date: June 15, 1997; Source: The Fort Worth Star, "Telegram"; Page: 7;8; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; ARLINGTON
Vernon David GARDNER, 60, a master plumber, died Saturday, June 14, 1997, in Arlington. Funeral: at Faith Chapel, (904) 432-6146 in Pensacola, Fla., for informaiton on arrangements. Burial: Pensacola Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Moore Funeral Home. Mr. Gardner was born Nov. 23, 1936, in Pensacola, Fla. Survivors: Wife of 39 years, Barbara Garden; son, David Gardner, both of Arlington; daughters, Devon Hubert of Daytona Beach, Fla., Tonya Moore of Houston; sisters, Yvonne Winchester of Fort Worth, Betty Houk of Pensacola, Fla.; and granddaughter, Brianna Marie Moore of Houston. Moore Funeral Home 1219 N. Davis Drive, 275-2711

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HADDEN, JEAN; 71; UNK; ODESSA TX; D. 7-11-1997; HUBBARD-KELLY FUNERAL HOME, ODESSA
HAIG, BEATRICE; 92; FINDLAY OH; GULF BREEZE FL; D. 12-9-1997;NO SERVICE-BODY DONATED TO MEDICAL RESEARCH
HALL, IRIS A; 77; JAMAICA; MILTON FL; D. 7-18-1997; MILTON CEMETERY
HALL, IRMA K; 87; BLUE MOUNTAIN MS; SEMINOLE FL; D. 7-11-1997; BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL
HALLECK, VIRGINIA; 75; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-28-1997; OAK LAWN FUNERAL HOME
HAMILTON, LOWELL; 77; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-9-1997; FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME
HARRINGTON, JAMES ANDREW; 74; CHICAGO IL; PENSACOLA FL; D. 12-9-1997; HARPER-MORRIS
HARRIS, JAMES RAYMOND; 68; UNK; MOLINO FL; D. 8-22-1997; FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME
HILTON, CONSUELO ENZOR; UNK; CRESTVIEW FL; CRESTVIEW FL; D. 7-9-1997; WHITEHURST FUNERAL HOME, LIVE OAK PARK CEM
HOLLIS, EOLA DUNN; 91; MONROE LA; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-11-1997; OAK LAWN FUNERAL HOME, GREENWOOD MEMORIAL PARK CEM, PINEVILLE LA
HOLLIS, HENRY; 79; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 8-24-1997; JOE MORRIS
HORN, Theresa Rose Schneider; 71; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 12-17-1997; Martin Funeral Home
HORNE, JONATHAN R; 41; UNK; BALTIMORE MD; D. 7-27-1997; HERVERT-NUTTERS FUNERAL PARLOR, BALTIMORE
HOSKINS, HOWARD "THE DUCK" W II; 48; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 12-3-1997; EASTERN GATE MEMORIAL CEM
HUTCHINS, CINDY J; UNK; UNK; MILTON FL; D. 7-10-1997; CREMATION
HUTH, AUDREY INEZ; 75; UNK; MILTON FL; D. 12-7-1997; MILTON FUNERAL HOME

Publication Date: September 05, 1996; Source: The Fort Worth Star, "Telegram"; Page: 6;7; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; FORT WORTH
Neil Hamilton Jr., 60, a retired construction laborer, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Friday in Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at Williams Funeral Chapel. Mr. Hamilton was born June 22, 1936. Survivors: Two sons, Gerald Hamilton and Neil Hamilton III; daughter, Belinda Hamilton; parent, Effie Hardgrove; three brothers, Roger Hamilton, Arvis Hamilton and Lloyd Hardgrove; sister, Lydia Smith; and nine grandchildren. Williams Funeral Chapel 5224 Ramey Ave., 534-5781

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JACKSON, IRENE; 92; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; L; D. 12-9-1997; REEDS
JACKSON, VANNESSA VERDEND; 39; PENSACOLA; PENSACOLA FL; B. 9-15-1958; D. 12-4-1997; JOE MORRIS
JACKSON-BABBITS, SADIE MARIE; 39; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; 11-25-1997; RESTHAVEN GARDEN CEM
JAMES, JUNIOR RAY J R; 60; UNK; CHULA VIATA CA; D. 7-14-1997; OAK LAWN FUNERAL HOME
JENKINS, ANNIE; 89; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 12-8-1997; JOE MORRIS FUNERAL HOME
JENKINS, LUCILLE KELLEY; 73; UNK; JAY FL; D. 7-22-1997; JAY FUNERAL HOME
JOHNSON, HELEN; 74; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 12-9-1997; JOE MORRIS FUNERAL HOME
JOHNSON, JOHN CURTIS; 66; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-8-1997; JUNIOR FUNERAL HOME
JONES, CLARA; UNK; UNK; TRENTON NJ; D. 7-6-1997; BENBOE FUNERAL HOME
JONES, DOROTHY LOUISE; 69; DOTHAN AL; PENSACOLA FL; D. 12-5-1997; EASTERN GATE
JORDON, CHARLES G "PETE"; 78; ESCAMBIA COUNTY FL; RESIDENCE: ATMORE AL, (DIED: PENSACOLA FL); ROBINSONVILLE METHODIST CEMETERY
JORDON, PATRICIA ANN CARR; 52; UNK; CANTONMENT FL; D. 7-17-1997; FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, BAYVIEW MEMORIAL GARDENS

Publication Date: September 05, 1996;  Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram;  Page: 6;7;  Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; PENSACOLA, Fla.
Elizabeth YOUNG JONES, 26, a homemaker, died Sunday in Tyler. Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Biggers Funeral Home. Burial: Ash Creek Cemetery. Elizabeth Young Jones was born July 18, 1970, in Fort Worth. She passed away Sunday from injuries received in an automobile accident. She was a 1988 graduate of Lake Worth High School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She was to graduate in December from the University of West Florida where she was a member of Phi Theta Kappa. Mrs. Jones was a member of Magnolia Temple No. 4 - Pythian Sisters. Survivors: Husband, Phillip Jason Jones of Pensacola; daughter, Anja-Lou Brittany Jones of Pensacola; mother, Raven Young of Lake Worth; father and stepmother, Wally and Charlotte Tucker of Fort Worth; stepbrothers, James Clifford of Redwater and Terry Clifford of Fort Worth; stepsisters, Ginger Storer of Gettysburg, S.D., and Christine Clifford of Fort Worth; and grandparents, Madie Young of Azle and Lillian Brose of Liberal, Kan. Biggers Funeral Home 7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341

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KELLY, William J. "Jody" Jr.; 85; Pensacola FL; Pensacola FL; Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel
KIDD, FRED; 73; JEFFERSON COUNTY AL; PENSACOLA FL; B. 1-1-1924; D. 7-27-1997; BARRANCAS NATIONAL CEMETERY
KIRKLAND, LORENE ENGLISH ESTES; 56; UNK; RESIDENCE: GANTT AL (DIED: MOBILE AL); D. 7-16-1997; KEAHEY FUNERAL HOME, RAWLS CEMETERY
KLEINSCHMIDT, GILBERT; 71; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-20-1997; FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME
KNIGHT, JOSEPH; 39; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 12-7-1997; JOE MORRIS FUNERAL HOME

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LACKEY, MELVIN "BO"; 62; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-5-1997; USREY CHAPEL
LAWHORN, JOHN S; 41; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-2-1997; FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME
LIGHTFOOT, PRISCILLA WATTS; 71; HOLLYWOOD CA; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-27-1997; OAK LAWN FUNERAL HOME
LITTLE, IVA DEE JR; 34; UNK; CANTONMENT FL; D. 8-15-1997; PENSACOLA MEMORIAL GARDENS
LITTLETON, GERALD "GARY" HUGH; 72; THORNTON WA; PENSACOLA FL; B. 1925; D. 12-3-1997; BARRANCAS NATIONAL CEM
LLOYD, NANCY L; 57; ST LOUIS MO; PENSACOLA FL; B. 4-18-1940; D. 7-6-1997; BARRANCAS NATIONAL CEM
LOEWE, SELMA HOLMAN; 78; WALTON COUNTY FL; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-11-1997; HARPER-MORRIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL, PENSACOLA MEMORIAL GARDENS CEMETERY
LONERGAN, MARY A; 60; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-4-1997; CEDAR HILL CHAPEL
LOWDER, ODIE C "TOBY"; 76; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 7-5-1997; FAITH CHAPEL, CLOPTON CEM
LOWE, GENEVIEVE L; UNK; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; D. 8-20-1997; JOE MORRIS FUNERAL HOME
LUCKEY, LILLIE MAE [WHITTING] [BLACK]; 60; UNK; PENSACOLA FL; B. 4-6-1937D. 7-10-1997; JUNIOR FUNERAL HOME, RESTHAVEN GARDENS CEMETERY
LYON, DAVID J; 39; UNK; GLADSTONE MO; 12-3-1997; LEAVENWORTH NAT CEM, KS

Publication Date: November 01, 1996; The Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Page: 5; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas
LANDIS, Austin,Christopher, 37, died in Austin on Oct. 23. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth. Memorials: Happy Hill Farm Academy Inc./Home, HC 51, Box 56, Granbury, Texas 76048. Chris Landis was born in New Orleans, La., on Dec. 24, 1958. He attended Western Hills High School in Fort Worth and pursued a vocation of dental technician. He lived most of his life in Fort Worth and had resided in Austin for two years. Survivors: Mother and father, Karla and Guy Klos of Joshua; sister, Jan Mayhall of Pensacola, Fla.; aunt, Joann Benson of Coppell; uncle, John Klos of Minneapolis, Minn.; and many cousins and friends.

Publication Date: January 21, 1996; Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Page: 31; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; SAN ANTONIO
LUVE, Stuart Morris Charles, 95, a retired daily newspaper publisher, died Friday in San Antonio. Rosary: 7 tonight at Porter Loring Chapel. Funeral Mass: 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. John Newmann Catholic Church. Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery. Officiating: Father Robert Silverman. Pallbearers: His eight grandsons. Mr. Luce was born Dec. 22, 1900, in Kalamazoo, Mich. He graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School and attended Western State Normal College. He entered the retail business and managed a department store. Later, he joined a publishing company and was a publisher of two daily newspapers and later did special newspaper assignments. He liked marketing and later became marketing director for a major manufacturer with warehouse and offices in key cities throughout the Southeastern and Western states. In 1944, he became interested and helped in the founding of the Texas A&M Firemen's Training school, which now hosts 4,000 to 5,000 safety engineers and firemen a year - some from foreign countries. He attended the A&M school for 47 consecutive years. Mr. Luce was interested in young people and helped them in many ways to get ahead in any field of endeavor they chose. He married Catherine Louise Wagner of Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1925. They had two daughters. The family moved to Highland Park in Dallas in 1943, where they lived for 45 years. Mr. and Mrs. Luce moved to San Antonio in 1990. Survivors: Wife of 70 years, Catherine L. Luce; and two daughters, Mary Katherine Goebel of San Antonio and Carol Jane Weaver of Fort Worth; brother, Phillip A. Luce of Pensacola, Fla.; grandchildren, Corene Dyer, John Goebel, Jane Obriotti, Mark Goebel, Mary Christine Volkmar, Stephen Goebel, Peter Goebel, Thomas Weaver, Michael Weaver, Patrick Weaver, Joseph Weaver, Rosemary Plemmons nad Kathryn Robbins; and 29 great-grandchildren. Porter Loring Mortuary San Antonio, (210) 227-8221.

Publication Date: February 27, 1996; Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Page: 14;15; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; NAVARRE, Fla.
LOTHRIDGE, Billy Lamar, 54, died Saturday in Navarre. Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wards Funeral Home in Gainesville, Ga. Burial: Alta Vista Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at Wards Funeral Home. Billy Lamar Lothridge was born Jan. 1, 1942, in Cleveland, Ga. He was a commercial accounts representative for Cablevision in Gulf Breeze, Fla. Mr. Lothridge was a member of Tiger Point Country Club and Pensacola Beach Elks Lodge. He was inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Georgia Tech Hall of Fame. Mr. Lothridge was the most outstanding quarterback and punter for Georgia Tech on the 100-Year History Team and played for the Dallas Cowboys, Atlanta Falcons and Miami Dolphins. Survivors: Wife, JoAnn Lothridge of Navarre; daughters, Leigh Ann Lothridge of Dallas and Laurie Rodgers of Waxahachie; stepdaughters, Rhonda Marshall of Grapevine and Nicky Whitfield of Arlington; brother, Bobby Lothridge of Gainesville, Ga.; and sister, Beverly Johnson of Gulf Breeze. Martin Funeral Home Gulf Breeze, Fla., (904)932-9192.
O OLSEN, Hazel Thompson; 73; Century FL; Pensacola FL; Death 12-17-1997; Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel; Bayview Memorial Park P PARISH, Emmet; 89; Vernon FL; Born 2-8-1908; Graceville FL; 12-18-1997; Byrd-Williams Funeral Chapel; Marvin Chapel Cemetery
POLK, Ruby E.; 91; St. Augustine FL; Milton FL; Death 12-19-1997; Donnie Sowell Funeral Home; Pine Rest Cemetery, Port Salerno FL

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Publication Date: July 24, 1996; Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Page: 7; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas;   ARLINGTOM
PETTIT, Edward York "Pappy," 77, a retired petroleum engineer, died Saturday at an Arlington hospital. Memorial service: 11 a.m. today at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church in Arlington. Burial: Rosemond Cemetery in Commerce. Edward Pettit was born March 1, 1919, in Alvord. He was a member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church in Arlington. He was a veteran of World War II in the Army in the Engineers 2nd Battalion. He was awarded the Silver Star and the Purple Heart. He was retired from Petroleum and Mechanical Engineers, the Army, LTV Corporation and Gruy Consulting Corporation. He was preceded in death by his brother, Harold Pettit. Survivors: Wife, Eileen Pettit of Arlington; sons, Mike Pettit of Titusville, N.J., and Bob Pettit of San Antonio; daughters, Lyn Strandberg and Pat Pettit, both of Albuquerque, N.M.; sister, Mary Jane Schwartz of Pensacola, Fla.; and seven grandchildren. Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow McKinney, (214) 542-2601.

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RABB, Luclle; 82; Glendale-DeFuniak FL; Diboll TX; Born 12-17-1915; Death 12-18-1997; Gibson Funeral Home
ROBERTS, Lewis Malcom; 93; East Brewton AL; East Brewton AL; Death 12-18-1997; Williams Memorial Chapel, Inc. Funeral Home; Union Cemetery; Brewton Branch of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
ROCHE, Ernest L. "Cocky" Sr.; Unk; Death 12-17-1997; Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel

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SALA, David Salvatore Della; 39; Death Pensacola FL; Death 12-17-1997; Martin Funeral Home
SCHMITZ, Richard G. "Dick"; 60; Born Waukesha WI;  Death Pensacola FL; Death 1-16-1998; Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home; Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens
SHEPHERD, Margaret Verbarg;  96;  North Vernon IN;  Death Pensacola FL;  Death 12-18-1997; Bayview Funeral Home; Pine Rest Memorial Park
STACEY, Cecil R. "Pete"; 77; Of Frisco City AL;  Death Pensacola FL; Death 1-15-1998; Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel;  Bayview Memorial Park, Pensacola FL

Publication Date: November 04, 1996;   Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Page: 7;  Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas
STAHR, Alta Roberta Kirtley, 76, a retired finance clerk, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital after a long illness. Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, Shriners Children's Hospital in Dallas. Alta Roberta Kirtley Stahr was born Dec. 6, 1919, in Libertyville, Ill., and had been a resident of Fort Worth since 1951. She was a member of Grace Methodist Church and University United Methodist Church. She was a past high priestess, Nyanca Court No. 34, Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America. She was preceded in death by her husbands, John F. Kirtley and Dr. Henry A. Stahr, D.C. Survivors: Sons, John Kent Kirtley of El Paso, Robert Bruce Kirtley of St. Marys, Ga., Edward Wayne Kirtley of Granbury, Charles Neal Kirtley of Chesapeake, Va., Richard Dale Kirtley of Jacksonville, Fla., Carl Glynn Kirtley of Pensacola, Fla., and David Scott Kirtley of Memphis, Tenn.; daughters, Karen Kirtley Watts of Benbrook and Claudia Lynn Mayorga of Lenexa, Kan.; brothers, Robert Kleihauer of Freeport, Ill., and Elwin Kleihauer of Marblehead, Mass.; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Greenwood Funeral Home 3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Publication Date: June 27, 1992; Source: Saturday State Times/Morning Advocate; Page: 4-E; Region: Louisiana
SCALES ATKINSON, Betty, Ph.D., died Friday, June 26, 1992, in Gonzales. She was 88, a native of Greenwood, Miss., and a resident of Gonzales. She was a retired principal at A.K. Suter, Pensacola, Fla. Garner-Harper Funeral Home, Granada, Miss., in charge of arrangements. Interment in Sparta Methodist Church Cemetery, Holcomb, Miss. Survived by two sons, E.W. "Jack" Atkinson, Memphis, Tenn., and Robert Scales Atkinson, Prairieville; six grandchildren, and five great- grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Eugene Walton "Jack" Atkinson Sr. She was a member of Broadmoor Presbyterian Church. Rabenhorst Funeral Home, 825 Government St., in charge of local arrangements.

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Publication Date: March 04, 1996; Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Page: 15; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; FORT WORTH
TRICKEY, Willie M., 59, a Bluebonnet Circle Cleaners employee, died Friday in Fort Worth. Graveside service: 4 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Memorial Park. Willie Trickey was born Aug. 6, 1936, in Paul, Ala. She loved to work in the yard and loved her grandchildren. Her husband, Richard Trickey, preceded her in death. Survivors: Son, Rodney W. Kennedy of Fort Worth; two daughters, Marcella Forbes of Fort Worth and Cheryl Stephenson of Arlington; two brothers, Hugh Cox of Orange Beach, Ala., and W.C. Cox of Pensacola, Fla.; two sisters, Mattie Clough and Jan Brooks, both of Pensacola, Fla.; eight grandsons and one granddaughter; two great-grandchildren; and numerous cousins and friends. Greenwood Funeral Home 3100 White Settlement Road, (817) 336-0584.

Publication Date: August 10, 1997; Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Page: 9; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; NOCONA
THOMPSON, SR., Robert Nathan, 85, a retired railroad switchman, died Friday, August 8, 1997, in Bowie. Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday at the Church of Christ in Nocona. Burial: Crestview Memorial Park in Wichita Falls. Mr. Thompson was born Feb. 5, 1912, in Batesville, Ark. Survivors: Wife, Inis Thompson of Nocona; son, Robert N. "Bob" Thompson Jr. of Nocona; daughters, Elsie Haddox of Wichita Falls, Lura Mae Thomas of Pensacola, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Jerry Woods Funeral Home Nocona, (940) 825-3285.

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WALLACE, Florine; Unk; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 8-11-1997; Joe Morris and Son Funeral Home, Pensacola, Fla.
WALLEK, Peter Klaus; 56; Hatzendorf Austria; Navarre FL; Born 3-16-1941; Death 12-10-1997; Martin Funeral Home; Holy Cross Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WALLIN, Fannie; 93; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 8-3-1997; Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel
WALTER, Norma M. Putman; 65; Yuba CA; Pensacola FL; Death 5-25-1997; Waters and Hibbert Funeral Home; Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WARNER, Lewis F; 79; Jackson MI; Pensacola FL; Death 8-12-1997; Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel; Bayview Memorial Park
WASHBURN, Paul H Sr; 63; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 6-12-1997; Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home; Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens
WASHBURN, Thelma A; 81; Unk; Perry FL; Death 6-17-1997; Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel, Pensacola, Fla.; Holy Cross Mausoleum
WATERS, Rosa Mae Godwin; 85; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 7-16-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home, Pensacola, Fla.; Pensacola Memorial Gardens
WATERS, Sarah M.; 95; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 11-23-1997; First Christian Church; Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel; Paul Funeral Home, Washingotn, NC, Pamlico Memorial Gardens
WATKINS, Joyce J; 65; Unk; Lillian AL; Death 8-8-1997; Milton Funeral Home; Helms Chapel
WATSON, James L; Unk; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 8-12-1997; Joe Morris and Son Funeral Home
WATSON, Louise Wright; 66; Fort Pierce FL; Pensacola FL; Death 6-17-1997; Joe Morris and Son Funeral Home; Holy Cross Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WATTS, Mary Lett; 98; Wicox County AL; Pensacola FL; Death 8-9-1997; Reed's Funeral Home; Holy Cross Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WATTS, Terry Wayne; 51; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 8-14-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home; Pensacola Memorial Gardens
WEATHERSBY, Arthur H; 98; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 8-13-1997; Waters and Hibbert Funeral Home
WEAVER, J. C.; 73; Monticello MS; Pensacola FL; Death 8-6-1997; Cedar Hill Chapel; Concord Cemetery, Jay FL
WEAVER, Urbana I; Unk; Milton FL; Death 6-18-1997; Milton Funeral Home Chapel; Serenity Gardens Cemetery
WEBB, Darrell Vernon Sr; 75; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 8-5-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home, Pensacola, Fla. WEBB, Thelma Mae Thompson; 74; English WV; Brooksville FL; Death 7-10-1997; Turner Funeral Home and Crematory, Brooksville FL; Brooksville Cemetery
WEEKLY, Charles Lester Rev; 86; Unk; Perdido AL; Death 8-4-1997; Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home
WEEKS, Alonzo; 97; Walton County FL; Pensacola FL; Death 7-4-1997; Evans Funeral Home; Paxton Cemetery, Paxton FL
WEEKS, Doris W; 80; Unk; Huntsville AL; Death 7-29-1997; Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home
WEST, John Douglas; 57; Unk; Greenville MS; Death 12-11-1997; Mortimer Funeral Home, Greenville MS
WESTON, William "Billy" M; 60; Dothan AL; Gulf Breeze FL; Death 6-21-1997; Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel, Pensacola, Fla.
WHEELER, Betty Ann; 58; Unk; Milton FL; Death 8-19-1997; Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel, Milton, Fla.
WHEELER, Mel; 81; Unk; Denton TX; Death 6-9-1997; Harper-Morris Chapel
WHEELER, Vinny Hope; 74; Mountain View AR; Denton TX; Born 7-31-1923; Death 12-14-1997; Harper Morris Funeral Home; Bayview Memorial Park
WHITE, Theresa Lynn; 39; Unk; Flomaton AL; Death 8-14-1997; Flomaton Pentacostal Holiness Church; Flomaton Funeral Home; Rock Cemetery, Flomaton AL
WHITEHEAD, Huston; 69; Unk; Cantonment FL; Death 6-29-1997; Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home
WHITING, Verna Beatrice; 84; Old Warrington FL; Pensacola FL; Born 1-23-1913; Death 6-30-1997; Benboe Funeral Home
WHITMAN, Noel Sidney Jr; 60; Sumrall MS; Pensacola FL; Death 8-12-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home, Pensacola, Fla.
WHITNEY, Margaret Mercereau Andrus; 85; Sayre PA; Pensacola FL; Born 6-16-1911 or 7-16-1911; Christ Episcopal Church, Pensacola FL; Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel
WICKE, Alfred F. Jr.; 81; Pensacola FL; Hattiesburg MS; Death 12-11-1997; Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel, Pensacola, Fla.; McIlwain Memorial Presbyterian Church
WIGGINS, Glen Oswald Sr.; 68; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 12-17-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home; Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WILCOCKS, Charles "Chuck" R; 67; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 6-29-1997; Waters and Hibbert Funeral Home; Corry Station Chapel
WILCOX, Sallie Mae; 86; Holmes County FL; Pensacola FL; Death 7-25-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home, Pensacola, Fla.; Bonifay Cemetery
WILKINS, Hazel Jones; Unk; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 8-23-1997; Waters and Hibbert Funeral Home; Holy Cross Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WILLIAMS, Andrew Watts; 78; Unk; Powhatan; Death 7-7-1997; Joseph W. Bliley Funeral Homes, Richmond VA; Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Amelia VA
WILLIAMS, Annie E.; 90; Yazoo City MS; Pensacola FL; Death 12-10-1997; Joe Morris and Son Funeral Home; Holy Cross Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WILLIAMS, George Wayne; 58; Pensacola FL and Robertsdale AL; Foley AL; Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home; Myrtle Grove Cemetery
WILLIAMS, James M.; Unk; Unk; Atlanta GA; Death 8-22-1997; Joe Morris and Son Funeral Home; Resthaven Gardens Cemetery
WILLIAMS, Sybil Key; 79; Roanoke AL; Gulf Breeze FL; Death 12-13-1997; Donnie Sowell Funeral Home; Cora Baptist Church Cemetery
WILLIAMS, Vandell Maurice "Slick"; 36; Pensacola FL; Pensacola FL; Born 10-27-1960; Death 8-8-1997; Joe Morris and Son Funeral Home; Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WILLIAMSON, Linda Birdyshaw; 57; Carbon Hill AL; Cooperstown NY; Born 9-25-1939; Death 7-29-1997; Lewis-Hurley Funeral Home, Oneonta NY; Kilgore- Green Funeral Home, Jasper AL; Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Carbon Hill AL
WILSON, James Freddy; 44; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 9-1801997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home; Union Hill Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WILSON, Moss; 83; Selma AL; Pensacola FL; Death 12-14-1997; Junior Funeral Home; Holy Cross Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WILTSIE, Linda; 46; Unk; Flower Mound TX; Death 7-21-1997; Dalton and Son Funeral Home
WINCHESTER, Odell; 80; Tuscaloosa AL; Cantonment FL; Death 7-14-1997; Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home; Pensacola Memorial Gardens
WING, Mary H; 70; Pensacola FL; Pensacola FL; Death 7-22-1997; Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel, Pensacola, Fla.
WINSLOW, Joan E.; 58; PA; Austin TX; Death 7-13-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home; Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla., Pensacola, Fla.
WISE, Robert Earl; 68; Pensacola FL; Pensacola FL; Death 7-15-1997; Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel; Bayview Memorial Park
WOLFE, Clarence F; 79; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 6-26-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home; Pensacola Memorial Gardens
WONG, W. Ryan; 45; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 8-10-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home; Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WOOD, Ara Marie; 83; Milton FL; Warrington FL; Born 11-12-1913; Death 7-10-1997; Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel; Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WRENN, Belinda Kay Jerkins; 39; Unk; Kissimmee FL; Death 12-3-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral Home, Pensacola, Fla.
WRIGHT, Lisa Lynn; 37; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 11-26-1997; Faith Chapel Funeral; Pensacola Memorial Gardens
WRIGHT, Penelope "Penny" Ann Dunham; 50; Elmira NY; Pensacola FL; Born 1-27-1947; Death 12-5-1997; Cokesbury United Methodist Church; Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel; Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
WRIGHT, Willie Mae; 71; Unk; Pensacola FL; Death 12-3-1997; Joe Morris and Son Funeral Home; Holy Cross Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.

Publication Date: July 15, 1996; Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Page: 4;5; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas;  STEPHENVILLE
WEBB, James "Jimmy," 55, a 20 and 1/2-year market manager for Safeway and a nine year assistant foreman in Maintenance for the Texas Highway Department, died Saturday at an Erath County hospital. Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Stephenville. Burial: Gardens of Memory in Stephenville. Mr. Webb was born Aug. 29, 1940, in Ranger. Survivors: Wife, Sue Webb of Stephenville; two daughters, Debbie Pack, Kelli Parham, both of Stephenville; two brothers, Donald Webb of Colorado City, Rex Webb of Pensacola, Fla.; sister, Sue Lovelace of Eastland; and four grandchildren. Lacy Funeral Home Stephenville, (817) 968-2102.

Publication Date: June 12, 1997; Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Page: 9; Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas; DENTON
WHEELER, Mel L., 81, a television pioneer and longtime broadcast executive, died Monday, June 9, 1997, at home in Denton. Funeral: services pending at Harper-Morris Funeral Home in Pensacola, Fla. Visitation: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at DeBerry Funeral Home in Denton. Mel L. Wheeler was born March 6, 1916, in Marietta, Ga. He served in the Army during World War II. He was awarded the Bronze Star while serving as an infantry first sergeant in the Philippines. He married Vinny Ryan in 1944. He entered the business of television and radio broadcasting after the war. He was the first general manager of Wear-TV in Pensacola, Fla., during the 1950s and early '60s. He was president of Bass Brothers Broadcasting of Fort Worth from 1967 till 1975. Bass Brothers owned television and radio stations in Texas, California and Virginia. In 1976, he formed Mel Wheeler, Inc., which owns radio stations in Roanoke, Va., and television stations WSIL in Harrisburg, Ill., and KRCG in Jefferson City, Mo. He was active in the company until his death. Survivors: Wife, Vinny R. Wheeler of Denton; sons, Steve Wheeler and his wife, Bonnie, of Carterville, Ill., Clark Wheeler of Selma, Ala., and Leonard Wheeler of Roanoke, Va.; daughter and son-in-law, Melva McLaughlin and Phil of Denton; grandsons, Joe and Danny Wheeler of Carterville, Ill.; brother, Nolan Wheeler of Moultrie, Ga.; and sisters, Bettie Knighton of Atlanta, Ga., and Katherine Shiver of Tampa, Fla. DeBerry Funeral Directors Denton, (940) 383-4200.


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