Mr. Dallas Jackson Ammons, fondly known as “Nookie” to the residents of Blountstown, passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 10, 2014.
Nookie was a life-long resident of Blountstown, FL and was a regular patron and visitor at Big Bend Sporting Goods Store. In years past Nookie worked at the Blountstown High School Field House and Football field during football season, he also enjoyed working with all the sports departments.
Nookie also worked as pulpwooder, fishbaiter and operated the movie projector at the Eagle Theater and at the Blountstown Drive Inn Theater for several years. Many residents of Blountstown will remember Nookie as the man on the bicycle with his dog (Mark Shuler) in its basket. He was born on May 20, 1936 and was 78 years old. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Lucinda (Barfield) Ammons and Henry C. Ammons; 3 brothers, Sonny Boy Ammons, H.C. Ammons, and John Ammons; and 3 sisters, Billie (Ammons) Phillips, Viola Ammons Williams, and Bessie Mae Ammons.
Caregivers and nephew: James Ammons and his wife Sue of Blountstown, FL
Several other nieces and nephews
Extended family: Rick Johnson and his Big Bend Family
Adopted granddaughter: Patricia Cauley and her husband Jon Jon of Blountstown, FL
And several more friends all around the community
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 13, 2014 at 11:00 AM (CDT), at the Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Francis Carlisle and Mr. Donald Jordan officiating. Interment will follow in the Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown, FL. The family will receive friends at the Peavy Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 6:00 PM (CDT) until 8:00 PM (CDT). All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL