Mr. Albert Sewell, 83, of Hosford, FL, passed away early Monday morning, December 19, 2011, in Blountstown, FL.
Albert was born on May 14, 1928, in Lake Wales, FL, and had lived in Liberty County for most of his life. He was retired heavy equipment operator and was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Quincy.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Faye Sewell, of Hosford; three sons, Glenn Sewell and his wife, Kathy, of Telogia, Clifford Jerome Sewell of Telogia and Adam Sewell of Bristol; three daughters, Tammy Edwards and her husband, Butch, of Sneads, Lisa Shuler and her husband, Milton, of Bristol, and Margie Soleimanibabadi of Tallahassee; one brother, R.D. Sewell, and his wife, Mary, of Hosford; two sisters, Mable Burke and Myrtle Pitts, both of Hosford; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 21, at 11:00 am (EST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown with Reverend Tim Sanders officiating. Interment will follow in the Hosford Cemetery in Hosford. The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 20, from 6 until 8 pm (EST) at Peavy Funeral Home.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).
Rocky E. Vickery, 76, of Calhoun County passed away peacefully Saturday, December 17, 2011, at his home after an extended illness.
He was born July 31, 1935, the son of the late Pansy Vickery McCormick. Mr. Vickery worked construction and then was self-employed in a pulp wood business. He retired as a farmer in 1998. He was a member of the Macedonia First Baptist Church of Blountstown and a member of the Calhoun County Farm Bureau, serving as a Board of Director for 36 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed Martin bird-watching, hunting, and fishing.
Mourning his passing are his devoted wife of 53 years, Glenda (Branton) Vickery of Blountstown; two daughters, Becky Vickery and Dr. Glenda Sue Vickery; and his much loved grandson, Branton Rocky Vickery, all of Blountstown; two brothers, Donald McCormick (the late Carissa) of Arcadia, FL and Freddy McCormick of Calhoun County; six sisters, Geraldine Kelley (Clyde), Jean Murphy (the late Buddy), Shirley Young, Jennifer Mears (Robert), Pam Kahle (James), and Margaret Barfield (Jack), all of Calhoun County; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 20, at 10 A.M. (CST) in the Macedonia First Baptist Church with the Reverend David Wood and David Pitts officiating. Interment will follow in the Macedonia First Baptist Church Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends Monday, December 19, from 5 pm - 7 pm at Peavy Funeral Home. Memorial contributions in Rocky Vickery’s memory can be made to Covenant Hospice, 4215 Kelson Ave., Marianna, FL 32446.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (674-2266).
A Clarksville woman was rushed to Bay Medical Center Thursday night after allegedly being stabbed.
According to the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office, Dep. Bobby Sims, Sgt. Jared Nichols and Inv. Mark Mallory responded to a home on NW Baggett Loop just after 6 p.m. They spoke with Diana Jo Bates and her boyfriend, Justin Woody, who claimed Pamela Bowden, who lives with them, came home and started an altercation over a cell phone. Diana reportedly confronted Pamela in the front yard and, at one point, thought Pamela had punched her in her left side. However, she looked down and saw blood. Pamela then got in her car and left the residence.
The investigation continues. No charges have been filed.
On Friday, December 2, two culinary students traveled to Gainesville for a culinary skills day. This event was held at Eastside High School and sponsored by Johnson and Wales University.
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Dec. 5: Clarence Reed, non-support
Dec. 6: Bradley Allen Pitts, VOP; Clifton L. Stevens II, child support
Dec. 7: Nicholas Rance Tucker, poss. of m/t 20 grams cannabis with intent to sell; Gerald Tommy Webb, burglary of structure, larceny over $300, VOP, damage to property, criminal mischief over $200
Dec. 8: Joshua Crawford, child support
Dec. 9: Aaron Burkes, VOP, William Aguiar, child abuse
Dec. 11: Richard Flanders, battery/domestic violence; Jose Ruiz-Garcia, no valid drivers license; Murray Wilmer, driving while license suspended or revoked [Full Story »]
The Florida Lottery announced last week that James Earl Hunt, 62, of Altha, claimed a $1 million prize in the FLORIDA MILLIONAIRES CLUB Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
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