Ada M. Jarrell of Hosford, Florida, passed away Monday, October 8, 2012, in Blountstown, Florida at the age of 75.
She was born in Hosford April 12, 1937, to the late Olin and Era (Bullock) Sanders. She was a homemaker and was a member of Mt. Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church.
She is survived by her husband, Claiborn; a daughter, Sandra Kay Jarrell, both of Hosford; a sister, Nancy Willford, and her husband, Jackie; and a nephew, Sean Willford, all of Tallahassee, Florida.
Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. ET, Friday, October 12, in Hosford Cemetery with Reverend Aaron Elkins officiating. The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, October 11 at Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Phone 674-5449. Online condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com.
Here's the lowdown on all that's hip and happening in the Apalachicola River Valley this weekend:
HOMECOMING - Friday, Oct. 5 - BHS Homecoming pre-game festivities, 6:25 p.m. featuring the crowning of Mr. & Miss BHS at Bowles Field. Kickoff against Sneads at 7 p.m. Members of the 1973 state championship team and cheerleaders will be honored at halftime. BHS Class of '92 reunion festivities kickoff.
BIKE, RUN, WALK POKER RUN, Saturday, Oct. 6 - A bicycle, walk, run poker run is set for Saturday, Oct. 6, on the Blountstown Greenway Trail from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Entry fee is $10 per person ($5 for children under 10). Cash prizes for top three hands and worst hand. Final poker hand count at 1:30 p.m. with prizes awarded at 2 p.m.
Proceeds will benefit the Blountstown High School Class of 2013 Project Graduation with 10 percent of money raised allocated for prizes. Call Janis at 447-2615 or Kate at 674-2033 for more info.
JELLY & JAM MAKING CLASS - Saturday, Oct. 6 - Jelly & Jam Making Class will be held at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement Saturday, October 6, from 8 am – 11am CST. Come learn the art of making jelly and jams. There will be a $20 cost for this class. All items needed for this class are supplied. Call 674-2777 to reserve your spot.
CARR-CLARKSVILLE VFD FUNDAISER - Saturday, Oct. 6 - The annual Carr-Clarksville Volunteer Fire Department Fundraiser, Carr School, 5:30 p.m. featuring Boston butts and chicken dinner plates, live entertainment, a cake walk, cake auction and more. Dinner plates $6, whole Boston butts, $25.
Three correctional officers have been arrested for allegedly taking money from families and girlfriends of Calhoun Correctional Institution inmates in exchange for protection, special treatment and contraband.
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