Mrs. Vivian Lucille (Thomas) Mears, 93, of Altha, FL, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, in Blountstown.
Vivian was born on October 17, 1922, in Altha to James and Vera (Kearce) Thomas. Vivian was a homemaker. She was Salutatorian of the Altha graduating class of 1942. Vivian lived in Altha all of her life and was a member of Sunny Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church in Altha.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Mears; two daughters, Teresa Stilwell and Penny Franklin; and one brother, Paul Thomas.
She is survived by two sons, Ronald Mears, of Blountstown, and Tim Mears and wife, Gail, of Altha; three daughters, Christine Sears and husband, Bob, of Milton, FL, Sharon Pollard and husband, Clark, of Wesley Chapel, FL, and Elizabeth Holland of Blountstown; 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held Saturday, May 28, at 11:00 am (CDT) at Sunny Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church in Altha with Robert Barton officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday, May 28, from 10:00 am (until service time at 11:00 am (CDT) at Sunny Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church in Altha.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).
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Constance “Connie” Jones, 71, of Clarksville passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016, in Blountstown.
Born in Marianna, August 30, 1944, Connie was the daughter of the late Moses and Mary (Carter) Hill. She lived in Clarksville all of her life, was an Independent Agent of Stoutamire Insurance for over 10 years, and was the owner of Clarksville General Store for 23 years. She was a member of Travelers Rest Free Will Baptist Church in Clarksville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenny Jones.
Survivors include two sons, Kyle Byron Jones and Kenny Jason Jones and his wife, Carla Elizabeth Jones, all of Clarksville; one granddaughter, Brandy Elizabeth Roberson; great-grandchildren, Grace Elizabeth and Jaydon Bennett; cousins, Aletta Shutes, Bill Wright, Susie Mabius, Henry Stephens, Catherine Pforte, Chanley Carter, and Ganearl Bultzer; an aunt, Ginny V. Sims; and an uncle, James Carter.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 24, at Adams Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 25, at Travelers Rest Free Will Baptist Church and interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences online at adamsfh.com.
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