Mrs. Rachel Silcox, 60, of Clarksville, FL, passed away early Saturday morning August 22, 2015, at her home.
Rachel was born on March 28, 1955, in Jackson County and had lived in Calhoun County for most of her life. She, along with her husband, Wesley, are owners and operators of Silcox Auto Repair in Blountstown.
Rachel was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Jewell Harris, and two brothers, Joe Lindsey and Larry Harris.
She attended Lake Mystic Baptist Church in Bristol, FL.
Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Wesley Silcox, of Clarksville; one son, Chris Silcox, of Blountstown; one daughter, Angela Harper, and her husband, Obie, of Bristol; one brother, Wade Harris, and his wife, Ellen, of Fountain, FL; four sisters, Joan Sims and her husband, Melford, of Tallahassee, FL, Melissa Phinney and her husband, James, of Fountain, Gloria Smith of Bristol, and Sherleen Jones of Birmingham, AL; three grandchildren, Tiffany Merkison, Crystal Merkison and Joshua Howell; and two great-grandchildren, Arrabella Shuler and Branson Merkison.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 25, at 11:00 am (CDT) at Lake Mystic Baptist Church in Bristol with Reverend Jerry Chumley officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Mystic Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, August 24, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).
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Aug. 8: Gerald Blaske, arson
Aug. 10: Jonathan Ammons, failure to appear
Aug. 11: John Henry Brinson, DUI; Brandon Carpenter, obscene communication/child pornography
Aug. 12: Keith A. Mendenhal, battery; Joshua Edward Phillmon, poss. meth, m/t 20 grams marijuana, controlled substance without prescription, narcotic equipment; Dillon Gunner Varnum, failure to appear
Aug. 13: Devon Dewayne Sherrod, resisting officer, battery
Aug. 14: Christopher Jonathan Lock, public order crimes/2nd degree felony, VOP
Aug. 15: Ezekiel John Nichols, burglary, larceny;
Aug. 16: Dorothy Lee Battles, aggravated battery
Aug. 17: Steven David Shiver, DWLSR, expired license; Teresa L. Stone, VOP
Clarence E. Griffin, 82, of Blountstown passed away Monday, August 17, 2015, in Blountstown.
Born in Blountstown, March 31, 1933, Clarence was the son of the late Bud and Louise (Kent) Griffin. He proudly served in the United Army during the Korean War and retired after twenty-two years of service.
Other than his parents, Bud and Louise Griffin, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Carlette Fulbright, and a brother, Phillip “Woody” Griffin.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine (Mitchell) Griffin; a son, Brent Edward Griffin, and his wife, Grace, of Bristol; four grandchildren, Steven, Nichole, Emily, and Louanne; five great-grandchildren; a brother, James Griffin, of Blountstown; four sisters, Carolyn Finch of Chipley, Beulah Moran of Bristol, Zelma Smith of Crawfordville, and Alice Elmore of Lake Talquin; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 19, at Adams Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 20, at the funeral home with Reverend Paul Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Memorial Cemetery with military honors.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences online at adamsfh.com. [Full Story »]