Mr. John W. (Pete) Baggett, age 89, of Altha, FL and a former resident of Jackson County passed away Monday night, May 1, 2012 in Marianna, FL. Pete was born on February 10, 1923 in Altha and had lived in Jackson County for several years. He was a retired Cattle Farm manager and worked with the State of Florida as a mechanic for a number of years. Pete was a member of Cypress Grove Assembly of God Church in the Dellwood Community in Jackson County.
Wife, Mary Baggett of Altha, FL
Sons, Carlton Baggett and his wife, Marie of Altha, FL
James Henderson and his wife, Regina of Dothan, AL
Rodney Henderson and his wife, Lisa of Cottonwood, AL
Kem Henderson and his wife, Cynthia of Gordon, AL
Brothers, L.N. Baggett of Altha, FL and Bobby Baggett and his wife, Linda of Altha, FL
Sisters, Irene Stanley, Nenver Gromms, Dorothy Bethel and Sue Baggett all of Altha, FL
Grandchildren, Farlon Baggett, Ronda Pumphrey, Brent Baggett, Matthew Henderson, Justin Henderson and Lacy Henderson.
Great grandchildren, Amy Kitchen, Sherry McCrone, Levi Baggett, Wrangler Baggett and Zack Henderson,
Great-great-grandchildren, K’Leigh Kitchen, Tarrin McCrone, Logan Kitchen and Raylee McCrone
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 4, 2012 at 6:00 pm (CDT) at Cypress Grove Assembly of God Church in the Dellwood Community in Jackson County with Reverend Charlie Fowler and Reverend Wayne Fussell officiating. Interment will follow in the Cypress Grove Cemetery. The family will received friends Friday, May 4, 2012 at 5:00 pm (CDT) at Cypress Grove Assembly of God Church until service time at 6:00 pm (CDT). All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.
Mrs. Patricia Ann Hooks, age 69, of Blountstown, FL passed away Monday, April 30, 2012 at her home. Patricia was born on February 1, 1943 in Blountstown, FL and had lived in Blountstown for most of her life. She was retired from the Florida State Hospital with over 20 years of service as a UTC Specialist. Patricia was of the Baptist Faith.
One daughter, Regina Hooks of Blountstown, FL
One brother, Doug Pelt and his wife Janie, of Clarksville, FL
Two sisters, Flora Kepser of Warrington, FL and Betty Morris of Tallahassee, FL
One granddaughter, Ty’Tiana Hooks of Blountstown, FL
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 11:00 am (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Dan Yoder officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown, FL. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from 6:00 pm (CDT) until 8:00 pm (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.
Nick Finch has filed his intent to run for Liberty County sheriff. He is running with no party affiliation. Finch will face the winner of the democratic primary between Henry Hamlin and incumbent Donnie Conyers.
Thomas Flowers has filed his intent to run for Calhoun County Commissioner in district 5. He will face incumbent Harold Pickron in the democratic primary Aug. 14. The winner will go up against Charles "Chic" Wood (NPA) in the general election Nov. 6.