The 2011 O-zone all star team would like to thank our community and corporate sponsors for helping make this trip to Avon Park, Fl possible. The team finished the tournament with a 2 - 2 record. The wins come against Port St. Joe and Hardee County.
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Alicia Inez Todd of Hosford passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011, in Blountstown at the age of 48.
She was born on August 7, 1962 in Ft. Myers, Florida, and had lived in Liberty County most of her life. She worked as a certified nurse assistant and was also a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Melvin Durden; her mother, Louise Durden; and a son, Malcolm David Richter.
Survivors include three daughters, Traci Lynn Todd of Woodville, Rebecca Perkins of Bristol, and Josie Coover and her husband, Sam, of Clarksville; six brothers, Joe Durden and his wife, Julia, of Blountstown, Steve Kirkpatrick of Hosford, Charlie Kirkpatrick and his wife, Jojean, of Bristol, Roy Kirkpatrick of Arcadia, Florida, Dennis Kirkpatrick of Tampa, Florida, and J. D. Kirkpatrick of Jacksonville, Florida; two sisters, Sarah Lee and her husband, Carl, and Glenis Stout, both of Bristol; nine grandchildren, Trinity, Austin, Boo, Izzabella, Miryuah, Joehanna, Brandon C., Matthew C., and Brandon P.; and a very special friend, Peggy Odom.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. ET, Wednesday, August 3, in the chapel at Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown. Interment will follow in Wesleyan Cemetery in Hosford. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. ET, Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Adams Funeral Home in memory of Alicia.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (phone 674-5449). On-line condolences may be made at adamsfh.com
Mr. Elmer O'Bryan, 86, of Bristol, passed away Friday, July 26, 2011 in Blountstown. He was born in Altha to the late Roy and Della and O'Bryan on August 11, 1924. He was of the Holiness faith and was a member of Bristol Assembly of God Church.
He traveled the world during World War II, serving the Navy from 1943 until his retirement as an E6 in 1963. Past jobs include working as a Pressman for Florida Labor News in Tallahassee and as a Security Guard for Abitibi in Blountstown until his retirement in 1987.
He was preceded in death by his late wives Zories Jacobs O'Bryan and Helen Roberts O'Bryan. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Roy O'Bryan, Jr. and two sister, Lorene Harvell and Alberta Lee; one son, Ray O'Bryan, and one granddaughter, Cassie O'Bryan-Dabney.
Survivors include two sons, George O'Bryan and wife, Renea, and Ricky O'Bryan and wife, Tammy; three grandchildren, Miranda O'Bryan, Saige and Kymberly Kent; two brothers, J.B. O'Bryan and J.A. O'Bryan and his wife, Marilyn; one sister, Doris Stewart. He also leaves behind a host of nieces and nephews, friends and caretakers at Parthenon Healthcare of Blountstown.
Funeral Services were held Monday, August 1, with Bevis Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements and Pastor Kindig officiating. Interment followed at Lake Mystic Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors.
Bevis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. (850-643-3636).
A.L. Sewell of Hosford passed away Saturday, July 30, 2011, in Blountstown at the age of 84.
He was born January 7, 1927, in Lake Wales, Florida, to the late Lark and Stella (Osborne) Sewell. He lived most of his life in Liberty County and retired from the Liberty County School system. He was a member of Telogia Assembly of God Church.
He is survived by two sons, Roger Sewell and his wife, Dorothy, of Hosford and Ray Sewell and his wife, Jackie, of Atlanta, Georgia; a daughter, Peggy Sewell Summerlin, of Hosford; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Albert Sewell and his wife, Faye, and R. D. Sewell and his wife, Mary, of Hosford; two sisters, Mabel Burke and Myrtle Pitts, of Hosford.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., ET, Tuesday, August 2 , in the chapel at Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown with Reverend Thomas Adams and Reverend Eric Durham officiating. Interment will follow in Sanders Cemetery in Hosford. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m., ET, Monday, August 1, at the funeral home in Blountstown.
Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements (phone 674-5449). On-line condolences may be made at adamsfh.com