Apr. 22: Hector Orlando Lopez, Dom. Battery;
Apr. 24: Joseph Daniel Baker, DWLSR; Keith Edward Summerlin, DWLSR w/knowledge, poss. less than 20 grams marijuana, resisting arrest w/o viloence. [Full Story »]
Ms. Leona Mae Sheffield, age 91, of Hosford, Florida passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014 in Blountstown, Florida. Ms. Leona was born in Tifton, Ohio, July 18, 1922, to the late Raymond and Francis O. (Johnson) Cook. She was a homemaker and was of the Lutheran faith.
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Phyllis A. Cauley, 67, of Altha, Florida, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Tallahassee, Florida.
Phyllis was a member of Glory Hill Community Church where she was choir director and Sunday school teacher. She was also involved with the Calhoun County Public Library Blountstown Branch where she worked in the Volunteers in Service to America, a family literacy program, from 1997 to 2000. She then worked the circulation desk in the library until her retirement in 2008.
Preceding her in death was her father, Marcus J. McGouirk, and her sister, Mary Edna Hill.
Survivors include her mother, Dorothy L. (Head) Champion, of Austell, Georgia; her husband, Charles, of Altha; her sons, John E. Holmes and his wife, Betty, Lamar Holmes and his wife, Kim, Keith Cauley and his wife, Shelia, Travis Cauley and his wife, April, all of Altha, and Trent Cauley and his wife, Kathy, of Blountstown, Florida; her daughter, Shaleen Murray, and her husband, Bobby, of Blountstown; 23 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; her brother, Daniel McGouirk, and his wife, Barbara, of Wedowee, Alabama; her sister, Violet Smith, and her husband, Julian, of Austell; her friends, Elsie Cauley of Blountstown and Shirley Williams of Scotts Ferry; her church family; and several nieces, nephews, and other extended family.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, April 25, at Glory Hill Community Church in Altha. Funeral services will also be in the church at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 26, with Reverend Riley Adams officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Memorial Cemetery near Blountstown.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (phone 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences at adamsfh.com. [Full Story »]
Tragedy unfolded in Liberty County Wednesday leaving one man dead.
Bryan Stewart, 29, of Telogia, died from a single gunshot wound.
According to Liberty County Sheriff Nick Finch, the incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. at the home of Bryan’s father, Randy Stewart, on Randy’s Way off Turkey Creek Road in Bristol.
“No one has been charged,” Sheriff Finch tells The County Record. “The case remains under investigation. An autopsy is being done today. We are partnering with FDLE in the case. I’ve scheduled a meeting for Monday. It will be me, my investigator, FDLE, and the State Attorney’s Office to see where we go from here.”
Although the sheriff confirmed he has a suspected shooter, he did not wish to name anyone at this time pending the results of the autopsy and the investigation. More details on Monday.