Mr. Odell H. Owens, age 89, of Bristol, FL passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014 in Panama City, FL. Odell was born on January 27, 1925 in Liberty County and returned back home to Bristol in 1974. He was a retired United States Veteran serving in the United States Air Force with 26 ½ years of service. Odell served during WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Odell also worked as a fishing guide for the Trout Dock on the White River in Lakeview, Arkansas. He dearly loved hunting, fishing and farming. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethelyn Owens and a brother, Hobert V. Owens. Odell was a member of the Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church in Bristol, FL.
Daughter, Carolyn Paliskis and her husband, Ronald of Bristol, FL
Half-brother, Billy Fred Owens and his wife, Donna of Carrabelle, FL
Half-sister, Helen Rebecca Reese of Blountstown, FL
Three Grandchildren, Eugene Paliskis, Pamela Paliskis Fletcher and her husband, Simon and Alayna Paliskis Tignor and her husband, Brian.
Funeral services will be held Monday, August 4, 2014 at 11:00 am (EDT) at the Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church with Reverend Coy Collins officiating. Interment will follow in Meachum Cemetery in Bristol, FL. The family will receive friends Monday, August 4, 2014 from 10:00 am (EDT) until service time at 11:00 am (EDT) at the Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL. [Full Story »]
July 21: Jonathan Andre Lindig, poss. of meth, attempted solicitation and conspiracy to manufacture meth, poss. of drug paraphernalia, DWLSR; Stephanie Lynn Williams, poss. schedule IV narcotic
July 22: Roger Allen Hough, petit theft, manufacture of meth within 1000 ft. of a church
July 24: Jesse Allen Alday, poss. of schedule IV narcotics without a prescription, poss. of drug paraphernalia [Full Story »]
NEWS ALERT: A semi driven by 37 year old Kevin Collins of Blountstown pulled out of Big River Cypress on SR 71 North today into the path of a Mazda SUV driven by Angie McClellan, 32, of Panama City. McClellan and her 15-year old passenger, Gavin Phillips, were taken to Calhoun Liberty Hospital with serious injuries. Austin Causey, 15, of Blountstown, was also a passenger in McClellan's vehicle. He was airlifted to Tallahassee Memorial in critical condition. We are praying for full recovery for all those injured. Collins was not injured. The accident occured at 1:40 p.m. (after The County Record went to press). FHP is investigating. Thanks to Ben Hall for the photo.