Litmay Lewis, age 84, of Altha passed away Monday, September 28, 2015 in Altha. She was the daughter of the late Benny and Mary Elizabeth (Bamburg) McDaniel and was a homemaker. Litmay was of the holiness faith.
Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Seaborne Augustus Lewis; her son, Charles Lewis; daughter, Baby Litmay Lewis, four grandchildren, two brothers, Frank and John Bunn McDaniel, and two sisters, Beneva Smith and Dorothy Phillips.
Survivors include four sons, Robert Lewis (and late wife Louise) of Bristol, Carol Lewis and his wife, Darlene of Blountstown, Richard Lewis and his wife, Terry Lou of Hosford, and Gordon Lewis and his wife, Tink of Altha; daughters, Betty Malone and her husband, James of Altha and June Pitts and her husband, Allen, also of Altha; daughter-in-law, Joann Lewis of Blountstown; twenty-one grandchildren, thirty-nine great-grandchildren, eighteen great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Louise Barfield of Blountstown.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, October 1, in the Chapel of Adams Funeral Home with Doobie Hayes officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Memorial Cemetery.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Phone is 674-5449 and you may offer the family condolences online at adamsfh.com.
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The Blountstown Tigers got a first quarter wake up call from the Liberty County Bulldogs Friday night at Bowles Field falling behind, 14.0. Before halftime the Tigers cut the Bulldogs’ lead to 14-10 then outscored the visitors 33-7 in the second half of the annual river rivalry.
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Sept. 22: Cameron Barber, disorderly conduct; Mamie Louise Gonzalez, VOP; Levordy Jones, withholding support
Sept. 24: Derek Lee Skipper, poss. of meth, poss. narcotics equipment; Darin Daniel Summerlin, VOP; Bryant Washington, withholding support
Sept. 25: Albert Lee Milton, battery on officer, resisting officer; Chance Peterson, out of county warrant; Steven David Shiver, trespassing
Sept. 26: Fritzner Severe Deveaux, poss. l/t 20 grams marijuana; Marysa K. Lee, out of county warrant [Full Story »]
Frances Juliuett “Judy” Padgett, 71, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2015, in Lubbock.
Born in Bainbridge, Georgia, April 17, 1944, Judy was the daughter of George Reit and Laura (Faircloth) Merkison. She was the Safety Director for C.A. Tucker Trucking in Lubbock.
Other than her parents, George and Laura Merkison, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Merkison, and a grandchild, Morgan.
Survivors include her husband, Ralph A. Padgett; sons, Greg Parker and his wife, Tracy, of Yale, Oklahoma, and Ralph Padgett, Jr. of Lubbock; three daughters, Janet Hunter of Rose Hill, North Carolina, Lisa Merkison of Tallahassee, and Laura Glenn of Lubbock; seven grandchildren, Pat, April, Junior, Gregory, Scott, Josh, and Shelby; two great-grandchildren, Taylor and Addison; two brothers, George Merkison of Tallahassee and Jack Merkison of Malone; and a sister, Wanda Padgett, of Canton, Georgia.
The family will receive friends at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 23, at Adams Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Willie Earnest officiating. Interment will follow in Nettle Ridge Cemetery.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences online at adamsfh.com. [Full Story »]
Phillip Wayne Vaughn, 43, of Altha, passed away Monday, September 21, 2015.
Born in Austell, Georgia, May 17, 1972, Phillip was the son of Billy Wayne and Teresa (Lowrey) Vaugh. He was a welder and was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jessie Wayne Vaughn.
Survivors include his parents, Billy Wayne and Teresa Vaughn, of Greensboro; his wife, Lisa Ann (Tucker) Vaughn, of Altha; a son, Stevie Ray Vaughn, of Altha; three daughters, Dana Myrick and her husband, Chris, of Altha, Dina Ann Trant and her husband, Travis, of Marianna, and Taylor Renee Vaughn of Altha; grandchildren, Chipper Wayne Rudd and soon to be grandson, William Dyson Trant; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other extended family.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences online atadamsfh.com.
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The Blountstown Tigers opened district play Friday night at Bowles Field against a strong South Walton team and came out on top, 34-21. The Tigers once again had to overcome turnovers, this time four.
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