Raymond Michael Green

October 18, 2016

Raymond Michael Green, age 66, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016, in Pensacola. He was born March 13, 1950, in Century to R. A. and Lillian Huie Green.

A time of visitation will be held Thursday, October 20, 2016, in the chapel of Jay Funeral Home, 3853 Highway 4 from 6 until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be Friday, October 21, 2016, in the chapel beginning at 10:00 a.m. with the Reverend William Chancery officiating. Committal services will follow at Ray’s Chapel Baptist Cemetery, 140 West Bogia Road McDavid.

Joe Edward Philyaw

October 17, 2016

Joe Edward Philyaw, 62, of Atmore, AL, passed away peacefully with his loving dog, Sir Dink, wife, Teena Raye Merrill Philyaw, and best friend, Marion McGhee on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, in Atmore. He was a truck driver. He was born in Atmore on May 3, 1954, to the late Joe and Olean Agnes Rayborn Philyaw, Jr. He was employed with Harold Allen Mobile Homes for 15 years, and then with Billy Barnes Enterprises for 20 years before his illness.

He is preceded in death by two half siblings, Tommy Philyaw and Grace Philyaw.

Survivors include his wife, Teena Rae Merrill Philyaw of Atmore; three sons, James B. Philyaw of New Jersey, Darrell Philyaw and Trent Philyaw both of Waynesboro, MS; two brothers, Daniel Philyaw and Alvin Philyaw; half-brother, William Philyaw; and seven grandchildren.

Services were held Monday, October 17, 2016, at Grace Fellowship Church with Bro. Gene King and Bro. Glen Weber officiating.

Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Odell McGhee, Marion McGhee, Ronnie Rolin, Dempsey Rolin, Ronald Rolin, and Luke Andrews.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Leslie Ray Hall

October 17, 2016

Leslie Ray Hall, age 78, died Saturday, October 15, 2016, in Davisville, FL. He was a native of Atmore, and a long time resident of Davisville. He was retired from Escambia County Florida Road Department. He was a Mason, and a founding member of the Atmore Saddle Club.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Ruth Kimmons Hall; father, Leslie L. Hall; mother, Gwendolyn Albritton Irwin; step-father, Harold Irwin; and brother Larry Ricky Irwin.

He is survived by his daughter, Shannon Hall Jones and son-in-law, Thomas Jones, and extended family.

Graveside services were held Monday, October 17, 2016 at the Sullivan Cemetery with Reverend C. L. Langford officiating.

Burial will follow at Old Sullivan Cemetery in Nokomis, AL.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sullivan Cemetery Fund.

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

Glen McDaniel

October 17, 2016

Glen McDaniel, 83, of Cantonment, FL, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016. Glen was born in Darlington, FL on October 2, 1933, to the late Randall McDaniel and Mary Morrison McDaniel. Glen graduated from Walton County High School in DeFuniak Springs, FL in 1953. He then attended Massey-Draughn Business College in Montgomery, AL for two years, and then was drafted into the U.S. Army where he served for two years in the Signal Corps during the Korean War Conflict. He met his wife, Joyce, while stationed at Ft. Carson near  Colorado Springs, CO. They were married in Pensacola, FL on March 2, 1957.

Glen served on the Florida Highway Patrol for 30 years and retired at the rank of Captain and at the time of retirement was District Commander of Northwest Florida. He was a member of Glendale Masonic Lodge receiving his 60 year pin recently. Glen was a member of the Masonic Memorial Team in Pensacola, Chaplain (emeritus) of Zelica Grotto, and member of the Scottish Rite. He was an avid fisherman, golfer, and hunter. He was a member of the Dogwood Dulcimer Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Lunete, Florence, Lyndell and Rosetta.

Glen is survived by his wife, Joyce; son, Alan (Susan) McDaniel; daughter, Gretchen (George) Tolbert; grandchildren, Shelby (Mike) Williams, Josh (Savana) Hatten, Jonathan Tolbert, Kelly, Cara and Jacob McDaniel; and his sister, Mabel Chalker.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North with FHP Chaplain Cliff Morgan officiating.

Masonic graveside services were held at Barrancas National Cemetery, NAS, Pensacola, FL.

Pallbearers were Mike Williams, Robert Barker, Mack Bailey, Josh Hatten, Johathan Tolbert and Jacob McDaniel.

The Florida Highway Patrol will service as honorary pallbearers.

Glen’s family offers special thanks to the physicians and all of the staff at West Florida Hospital.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the American Heart Association, 1101 Northchase Parkway, Suite 1, Marietta, GA 30067-6411.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is entrusted with arrangements.

Clarence Wiley Daniels

October 17, 2016

Clarence Wiley Daniels (Bill or Lil Boy, as he was known to most of his family and friends), age 73, made his transition to his eternal Heavenly home on October 12, 2016. He was born in Bonifay, Florida to Beatrice Josey Bass and George Leroy Daniel. He was blessed to have been raised by Momma and Daddy Josey until he joined the U.S. Army for six years, serving in the Vietnam War.

He leaves behind his wife, Juanita Daniels, with whom he celebrated 47 years of marriage. He also leaves behind his children, Sandra Daniels, Francine (Buck) Morris, and Brian (April) Daniels. He was blessed to have had nine grandchildren, Drew (Brooke) Daniels, Brad (Virginia) Morris, Kyle Morris, Camron Morris, Tiearra Daniels, Aislynn Daniels, and Emma Daniels, along with two great-grandsons, and expecting his great-granddaughter, MacKenzie Grace, this year. He leaves behind his loving, faithful dog, Lily, who will miss her Daddy’s lap and cuddles. He has his four brothers, Cecil, Roy, Raymond, and Larry (deceased) and two sisters, Louise and Wanda, and to also include a special “Sister” Glenda- he lovingly called “Glimpy”.

After his service in the U.S. Army, he worked and retired from Civil Service. He loved his service to the church, in filling the baptismal pool and cutting the lawn. He worked for several years at Cottage Hill Water Waters, and was loved by many customers. In his spare time, as he had developed such as love of racing since childhood, he built and owned several dirt track cars. In 2013, he founded the Southern Vintage Racing Association and was a regular face around the dirt and asphalt tracks. His love of racing will always live on in his family with his son driving #26 at the tracks. He was never one to stop and sit, but always on the go and working either doing little jobs, building race cars, or just helping others out. He always had a joking nature about him and could make others laugh often.

A special thank you to Sacred Heart Hematology staff and Dr. Yazan Alsayed for providing such great care for him, that even through this tough battle, he looked forward to seeing the entire staff, joking with them all with a smile on his face.

Funeral services were held at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North in Cantonment, Florida on Monday, October 17, 2016, with processional to follow to Assembly of God in Cantonment, Florida for his final resting place.

Pallbearers were Fellow Vintage Racers, Ben Spears, Jerry Marquis, Jason Marquis, and Craig Lee.

Honorary pallbearers were Quentin Bodiford and Ronnie McDonald.

In Lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please send donations to the MDS Foundation, Leukemia Foundation, or the American Cancer Society. We are thankful for the assistance and support they provided through this difficult time.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is entrusted with the arrangements.

Walter Larry Meacham

October 17, 2016

Walter Larry Meacham, Sr., age 66, of Molino, FL, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. He was born the youngest child of seven to parents Myrtle Lamb and Larry Walter Meacham. He was born on August 30, 1950, in Pensacola, FL.

Larry graduated from Tate High School, Class of 1968. He loved to be outside and work with his hands. He loved to hunt and fish. Larry had a huge field with corn and vegetables. He was a farmer at heart and hard working. Larry always shared his vegetable garden with friends. He even had a sign out in his field that read: “Free Greens”. Summer will never be the same without him.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Blake, Dan, and Glenn Lamb.

Larry is survived by his wife of 33 years, Deborah Meacham; daughter, Jessica Meacham; son, Larry (Julie) Meacham, Jr.; grandson, Taylor Meacham; brothers, Chase Lamb and Phillip (Pat) Lamb; sister, Willie Halbert; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other family members and friends.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at Highland Baptist Church, 6240 Highway 95A in Molino, with Pastor Brian Calhoun officiating.

Pallbearers were Jackie Beasley, Forrest Gibbs, Taylor Meacham, Mike Freisinger, John Houston Chance, and Jimmy Miller.

Honorary pallbearers were Robert Kennedy, Donnie Nicholson, Marshall Fant, and Harold Holder.

Burial was in Highland Baptist Cemetery.

Trahan Family Funeral Home of Pensacola is in charge of arrangements.

Faye Gahlenbeck Agee

October 13, 2016

It is with deep and heavy sadness that we announce the death of Faye Gahlenbeck Agee, 87, of Molino, FL, who went home to be with her Lord and Savior on October 3, 2016. She was a devoted wife, beloved mother, a dearly loved grandmother and great-grandmother. She was born to the late William Alfred and Grace Hall Gahlenbeck of Pensacola, FL.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Victor C. Agee of El Dorado, AK.

Faye was a native Pensacolian who dearly loved God, her family, playing golf, bowling and crabbing on the beach. She was known for her beautiful ability to whistle her favorite tunes wherever she went and had many people comment on how beautiful the songs sounded. In fact, that was the only way her children and grandchildren could locate her wherever she was.

Faye is survived by her daughters, Michelle McKee and Vickie (Matt, Sr.) Bell; grandchildren, Dana (Jeff) Chilcutt (Kayla, Trenton and Hunter Bedell) and Tricia McKee (Maddie and Macie).

A special thank you to Covenant Hospice in Pensacola for their loving care and support.

Funeral services were held at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North in Cantonment on Friday, October 7, 2016.

Graveside services were held at St. John’s Cemetery in Pensacola.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Joseph Allen Walker

October 13, 2016

Joseph Allen Walker, 69 of Atmore, AL, passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016, in Pensacola, FL. He was born on January 30, 1947, in McCullough, AL to the late Roy and Perry Lee Walker. He served in the United States Air force during Vietnam, retired from The Army National Guard, and from Pensacola Naval Air Station. He was a member of Atmore V.F.W. and Presley Street Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Leroy Walker.

He is survived by his wife, Arieta Bell Walker of Atmore; one son, Tim (Carrie) Walker of Atmore; one daughter, Anita (Randy) Lucas of Bratt, FL; one brother, Cecil (Sue) Walker of Waynesville, N.C; one sister, Jean (Mack) Myrick of Little Rock, AL; sister-in-law, Ethel Walker of Atmore; six grandchildren, Carrie Marie, Jason, Brittney, Colton, MacKenzie, and Jonathon.

Services were held Sunday October 9, 2016, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mike Grindle officiating.

Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Wayne Walker, Jerry Walker, Michael Myrick, Derek Bell, Blake Bell, and Kevin Bell.

Honorary pallbearers were Atmore V.F.W.

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

Marshall Welch

October 13, 2016

Marshall “Brandon” Welch, age 32 of Milton, FL passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 9, 2016. Brandon was a native of Escambia County, Florida, but spent most of his life in Berrydale, FL. He attended Jay High School, then moved on to working in construction and the oil industry. He enjoyed reading, fishing, hunting, mud riding, and watching Auburn football; but most of all spending time with family and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Linda Gail Whitfield Welch of Berrydale; his maternal grandparents, Lee Whitfield and Eunice Whitfield of Berrydale; his paternal grandparents, Irving Francis Welch Sr. and Nanny Lottie May Welch of Orange Beach, AL.

He is survived by his father, “Nick” Irving Francis Welch Jr. (wife Donna); brother, Gerald Welch (wife Katie); stepbrothers, Scott and Chad Ward; aunts, Joyce McCrory (husband Martin) and Nancy Greathouse; uncles, Gene Whitfield (wife Shirley) and Lavaughan Whitfield; cousins, Gene, David, Paul, and Chris Greathouse, Matt James, and Shelby McCrory; special friend, Frances Smith; and extended family along with many, many friends.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2016, from 12 p.m. until the funeral services begin at 3 p.m. at the funeral home with Brother Kevin Nelson officiating services.

Burial will follow at Whitfield Cemetery in Berrydale.

Active pallbearers will be Tim Stewart, Josh Penton, Will Rhodes, Chad Sutton, Josh Goodwin, Zack Price, and Rusty Johnston.

Trahan Family Funeral Home of Milton is in charge of arrangements.

Margie Simpson Maness

October 5, 2016

Mrs. Margie Simpson Maness, age 90 of Flomaton, AL, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at her home. Margie was born on May 7, 1926, to the late Henry F. Simpson and Myrtle White Simpson. She was a native of Flomaton. After graduating from Century High School, she began working for Bell Telephone Company. She also worked in the office of Alger Sullivan where she met Gene Maness, Jr. They were married on September 3,1948. They were both members of the Flomaton Pentecostal Holiness Church, where they were faithful to the church. Many times she would host visiting missionaries and evangelists in her home. She was an exceptional cook and enjoyed getting together with family and friends in her home.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 66 years, Eugene Maness, Jr.; two sisters, Jackie Aydelott of Flomaton, and Betty F. Miller of Mobile.

She is survived by her daughter, Judy Maness (Charles J.) Strait of Flomaton; three special nieces, Vicki White, Sharon Miller and Dana Aydelott; two special nephews, Steve Aydelott and Randy Aydelott.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 15, 2016, at Flomaton Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Leon Stewart and Rev. Al Bethea officiating.

Interment was in Rock Cemetery in Flomaton.

Pallbearers were John Sansom, Robert Holt, Mitch White, Bobby Simpson, Rabon Knowles, Paul Knowles.

Honorary pallbearers were Sammy White and Gerry Thompson.

Flomaton Funeral Home is directing.

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