LouEtta Mae Jarman Bryan

December 28, 2015

Mrs. LouEtta Mae Jarman Bryan, 76, passed away on Friday, December 25, 2015, in Nokomis.

Mrs. Bryan was a native of Bolivar, Missouri and a resident of Nokomis, (AL) for the past 40 years. Mrs. Bryan was retired from Vanity Fair with 22 years of service. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved horses, outdoors and was an avid dancer. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ora and Dolly Jarman; two brothers; two sisters; and a son, Little Jack.

She is survived by her husband of 55-1/2 years, Winston Bryan of Nokomis; three sons, Rodney (Charleen) Bryan of Frisco City, AL, Anthony Bryan of Atmore and Cameran Bryan of Nokomis; one daughter, SanEtta (Robby) Jaye of Nokomis; two brothers, Ed (Jean) Jarman of Bolivar, MO and Obie (Linda) Jarman of Bolivar, MO; one sister, Sharon (Dale) Duncan of Jefferson City, MO; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Don Davis officiating.

Burial will be at the McCullough Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Rodney Bryan, Anthony Bryan, Corey Bryan, Chase Jaye, Connor Jaye and Jack Jaye.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes in charge of all arrangements.

Cecile Maddox Penton

December 28, 2015

Cecile Maddox Penton, “Ma”, 94, of Milton, ended her earthly journey on Friday, December 25, 2015, following a brief illness. She was born in Covington County, Alabama, but lived most of her life in the Allentown Community of Santa Rosa County, where she was the cornerstone of a large and loving family, and a respected member of the community.

She was the daughter of John B. and Euphemia Miller Maddox, sister of Clayton, Winford, Opal, Dale, and Fay, and wife of James “Jim” Penton, all who preceded her in death.

Those who continue her legacy on Earth are her children, Joyce Penton Schnoor (Col. Dean F., deceased), Anita Penton Fields (James Grover Penton, deceased), Anne Penton Pinckard (Jack), Kathy Penton Moore (Ed), and Aubrey C. Penton (Kathy). She leaves behind grandchildren, Wanda Sagebiel (Chuck), Mike Kelly (Erica), Jeff Schnoor (Claire), Greg Schnoor (Lisa), Jimmy Penton (Cheryl), Pam Morgan (Darrell), Jacqueline Wiscaver (Jay), Donna Owens (Garry), Larry Moore (Petra), Laura Moore Lewis, Corie Stull (Glen), Kristi Nowling (Brian), Katie Wolfe (Ryan), and Kimmy Hudon, Rick Schnoor (Cathy), Randy Schnoor (Jan), Chris Schnoor, (Carrie), Sara Sullivan (Danny), Lisa Gibson (John), and Julie Schnoor, 47 great-grandchildren, and 29 great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her beloved sisters-in-law and brother-in law, Elmira Penton (Gilbert, deceased), Christine Penton Lockett, Opal Johnson, and Nick Davis.

Mrs. Penton was a life-long lover of nature and enjoyed many outdoor activities including gardening, bird watching, fishing and camping. She loved to travel, and often liked to point out that she had “stepped her foot in all fifty of the United States of America.” She also traveled to several countries in Europe, and had many adventures to talk about. Cecile was a proud member of Pineview United Methodist Church, DAR, and The United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 29, at 2:00 p.m., at Pineview United Methodist Church, with Reverend Jim Lassiter and Reverend Ronnie Bearden officiating.

A visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. prior to funeral services.

A graveside service will follow at the church cemetery.

Music for the service will be provided by Gavin Wiscaver, Kevin Holland, Taylor Moore, and Ryian Stull.

Honorary pallbearers are Clifton Lassiter, Berlon McCreless, Sandy Wyatt, Charles Holland, Marque Hendrix, and her nephews, Nick Morrow, Glenn Bell, Jack Bell, Daniel Maddox, and Ray Maddox.

Active pallbearers will be grandsons Jimmy Penton, Darrell Morgan, Larry Moore, Mike Kelley, Jeff Schnoor, and Greg Schnoor.

Inactive pallbearers will be Chuck Sagebiel, Jay Wiscaver, Garry Owens, and Glen Stull.

The outpouring of support from the community in the form of prayers, visits, cards, food and flowers is greatly appreciated. A special thank you goes to Dr. David Smith and Covenant Hospice for their loving care.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pineview United Methodist Church or Covenant Hospice.

Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Warren Eugene (Gene) Austin

December 28, 2015

Gene Austin, 73 of Pensacola, passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2015. Gene was born on July 8, 1942, to the late Edward and Ida Austin of Pensacola. He was the owner of Austin Construction for 47 years before retiring. He enjoyed fishing and antique cars.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Henry Austin, Cray Austin and John Austin; and two sisters, Marguerita Oates and Mable Lewis.

Gene is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Johanna (Tina) Austin; two daughters, Veronica Harris and Kathy Kelley along with their spouses, Wade Harris and Fred Kelley; three grandchildren, Logan Kelley, Kristen Kelley and Analeigh Harris; two brothers, Edward Austin and Bill Austin; and a sister, Eleanora Romick.

The family will accept friends on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at 12 p.m. with the funeral service to begin at 1 p.m. at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North with Pastor Jeff Walker officiating.

Interment will follow at Godwin Cemetery, Bratt, FL.

Pallbearers will be Terry Austin, Mike Austin, Henry Austin, Eddie Austin, Wyatt Gibson, Bob Pate, Andy Horn and Logan Kelley.

Special thanks to Dr.Alsheikh and Dr. Jaalouk and Associates from Baptist Medical Group.

Flowers will be accepted or make donations to Covenant Hospice of Pensacola.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is in charge of arrangements.

Daniel Jay Williams

December 28, 2015

Daniel Jay Williams was born September 13, 1962, in Verdun, France to George and Neta Williams. He was the second of their five children. On December 23, 2015, at the age of 53, Daniel passed away.

Daniel married his wife, Michelle Lorraine Weaver, on March 4, 1989. Together in Molino, they raised three children, Melinda Weaver, Amy (husband Michael) Mauldin, and Daniel P. Williams.

His grandparents, father, brother, one step-grandson, two nephews, and one niece preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, three children, one step-granddaughter, mother, three sisters, numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

The viewing for Daniel will be at Highland Baptist Church, in Molino on Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at 1 p.m. with services to follow at 2 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Anthony Trentman, Gene Hassebrock, Jamie Young, Joseph Androw, Michael Trentman, and Monty Young.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is in charge of arrangements.

George L. Hansford

December 28, 2015

George L. Hansford, 92, was born on October 12, 1923, in Altha, FL and had resided in Pensacola since 1963. He passed away peacefully on December 22, 2015, surrounded by his family. George enlisted in the Navy at the age of 17 and served his country for almost 19 years. Following his military service, he was employed at Sacred Heart Hospital for 20 years, retiring as the Assistant Director of Environmental Services. In retirement, he enjoyed his passion which was fishing and did it as often as he could, and passed that same passion down to his son and grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Lois Kent Hansford.

He is survived by a devoted and loving son, John Hansford; daughter-in-law, Cecilia Hansford; grandchildren, Christopher (Karol) Hansford, Kelsey Hansford and a great-grandchild, Payton Hansford all of Pensacola; sister, Joyce Nielsen of Tallahassee, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at Baptist Hospital, especially Dr. Edwin Rodgers and all of the staff at the Joyce Goldenberg Hospice Residence.

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations to be made in his honor to the Joyce Goldenberg Hospice Residence, 10075 Hillview Rd, Pensacola, FL 32514.

A graveside service will be held at Bayview Memorial Park Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at 2 p.m.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is in charge of arrangements.

Shirley Ann Hall-Leonard

December 28, 2015

Shirley Ann Hall Leonard, age 69, of  Jay, passed away December 26, 2015, in Pensacola. She was a lifelong resident of Jay, a member of Pine Level Baptist Church and worked at West Florida Hospital for many years. She was a loving sister, aunt, and friend to those that knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George W and Lovie Hall.

She is survived by her brother, George W Hall of Pea Ridge; sister, Nell Blackwell of Jay; and nephew, James Blackwell of Pensacola.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 30, 2015, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Jay Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Jay Funeral Home.

Burial will follow at Concord Cemetery.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to Dr John Wagner Sacred Heart Hospital and his nurse Britney and Dr C David Smith and the Jay hospital and staff.

Jay Funeral Home is in charge the arrangements.

Joel T. “Pat” Patterson

December 26, 2015

Joel T. “Pat” Patterson, 80, of Seminole, AL passed away Monday, December 21, 2015. He was born and raised in Limestone County, AL. In high school, Pat played basketball, baseball, football and ran track for West Limestone High School. He held the high jump record for years. He served two years in the U.S. Army at the Panama Canal, moved to Pensacola in 1959 with Chemstand Corporation and retired after more than 30 years. He played softball for Chemstrand and was known for his pitching style. He coached his daughters’ softball teams and was known as Coach “P”.

He is preceded in death by his father, Grady Patterson; mother, Amy Belle Patterson; brothers, Eugene Patterson and Hartwell Patterson; sister, Sarah Schrimsher.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Rose Patterson; daughters, Tina Patterson-Reece and Joy and Jimmy Norton; grandsons, Ryne (Traci) Norton and Cameron Reece;  granddaughter, Sarah Norton; and a very special niece, Gina Schrimsher.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to the Joyce Goldenberg Hospice Residence, 10075 Hillview Road, Pensacola, FL 32514.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is in charge of arrangements.

Sylvia Joan Johnson

December 26, 2015

Sylvia Joan Johnson, 83 of Atmore, passed away Monday, December 21, 2015, in Mobile. She was a homemaker and also worked in retail for many years. She was born on March 13, 1932, in Sulligant, AL, to the late Thomas Garland and Alice Millican Strawbridge. She was an active member of the McRae Methodist Church in Atmore.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Joe Johnson; one son, Jim Johnson; grandson, Chad Phillips; granddaughter, Brandi Sciro; three brothers, Priddy, James, and Ronald Strawbridge; one sister, Wadeema Guyton; and a son-in-law, Bill Phillips.

She is survived by her son, Charles Gary (Jana) Donaldson of Flomaton; four daughters, Judy (Clark) Thompson and Peggy Phillips, all of Atmore; Patty (Gerald) Parmer of  Huxford and Marilyn (Danny) Stone of Birmingham; two brothers, Ollie (Rachel) Strawbridge of Destin and Lewis (Hazel) Strawbridge of Atmore; one sister, Sue (Clarence) Roley of Bay Minette; grandchildren, Shelley, Shane, Blake, Hope, Courtney, Valerie, Sheldon, Brandon, Chaselyn, Tiffany, Brannon, Brooke, Phillip and Robin; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; and many special family and friends.

Services were held Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Hodge officiating.

Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers were Shane Godwin, Blake Godwin, Michael Donaldson, Steven Donaldson, Brandon Phillips, Shawn Lassiter, Chris Harrison, and Sheldon Phillips.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Lucy B. Midgett

December 26, 2015

Lucy B. Midgett, 90, of Pensacola, passed away on Monday, December 21, 2015. She was born on April 9, 1925, in Westville, FL to the late Thomas and Francis Bauldree.

Lucy was in the United States Army during WII, as a nurse and was awarded the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service award and the VE Day award. Lucy was a nurse by trade. She loved fishing, playing the piano and guitar. Lucy’s main passion in life was being a mother and grandmother.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Gladys Wingate; her daughter, Bobbie Russell; and her son, Louis Ray Jones.

Lucy is survived by her four children, Patricia Garcia (David), Shirley Perkins (Bill), Gayle Childers (Rene), and Don Russell (Wendy).

Lucy has 152 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 28, 2015, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home South with Bro. Gene Hudson officiating.

Burial will follow in Barrancas National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. prior to services.

Pallbearers will be Lien Hoang, Jason Toth, Micahshae Donaghy, Hunter Donaghy, Thomas Douglas, Cody Douglas, Tommy Broxson, Jay Broxson.

Lam Hoang will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

Shirley S. Jackson

December 26, 2015

Shirley S. Jackson, 76, of Bratt, passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015, in Atmore. She was born on February 16, 1939, in Uriah, AL to the late Stephen Bud and Frances Rolin Stabler. She was a sub mail carrier for several years.

She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Horace C. Jackson.

She is survived by her children, Darrell Wayne (Linda) Jackson of Bratt and Pamela Jackson (Dewayne) Brown of Davisville; two sisters, Brenda (David) Morley of Mobile and Glenda Campbell of Pensacola; grandchildren, Nicholas Jackson, Meagan Travis, Chris Brown; and great-grandchildren Braedyn Jackson and Benton Travis.

Graveside services were held Saturday, December 26, 2015 at the Godwin Cemetery in Bratt, with Elder Harold Brown officiating.

Burial was in Godwin Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Dewayne Brown, Chris Brown, Nicholas Jackson and Frank “Punk” Jackson.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimers Foundation.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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