George McClure Andress

March 11, 2020

Mr. George McClure Andress, age 80 of Jay, FL, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Jay, FL.

Mr. Andress was born in Hybart, AL, and had been a resident of Santa Rosa County since 1978. He was retired from the United States Navy having served in Vietnam where he earned the Vietnam Service Medal (One Bronze Star), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Four Good Conduct Medals, and Letter of Commendation. He enjoyed gardening, was of the Baptist faith, and was preceded in death by his parents, Everette and Manzelle Metts Andress; his wife, Shirley Miller Andress; sister, Martha Irene Griffin, and two infant brothers.

He is survived by his sisters, Ethel (Richard) Thuotte of Crawfordville, FL and Dianne (James) Bohannon of Uriah, AL; special friend, Betty Killam of Poplar Dell Community; a number of nieces and nephews; stepsons, Norman Ott and Jerry Ott of Michigan.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel beginning at 11 a.m. until a noon service time with Rev. Mitch Herring officiating.

Interment will follow in Cora Cemetery in Jay , FL, will full military honors.

Pallbearers will be Mike Killam, Gary Killam, Richard Pierson, Heather Pierson, Frank Griffin, Ethan Nall, Kevin Bohannon, Trevor Harris, Austin Bohannon and Fred Brown.

A special thanks to Dr. Michael Smith, Jay Hospital nurses and staff, Andrews Center Physical Therapy at Jay, the Terrace administration and staff and to Vitas Hospice staff.

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