Aug. 8: Gerald Blaske, arson
Aug. 10: Jonathan Ammons, failure to appear
Aug. 11: John Henry Brinson, DUI; Brandon Carpenter, obscene communication/child pornography
Aug. 12: Keith A. Mendenhal, battery; Joshua Edward Phillmon, poss. meth, m/t 20 grams marijuana, controlled substance without prescription, narcotic equipment; Dillon Gunner Varnum, failure to appear
Aug. 13: Devon Dewayne Sherrod, resisting officer, battery
Aug. 14: Christopher Jonathan Lock, public order crimes/2nd degree felony, VOP
Aug. 15: Ezekiel John Nichols, burglary, larceny;
Aug. 16: Dorothy Lee Battles, aggravated battery
Aug. 17: Steven David Shiver, DWLSR, expired license; Teresa L. Stone, VOP
Clarence E. Griffin, 82, of Blountstown passed away Monday, August 17, 2015, in Blountstown.
Born in Blountstown, March 31, 1933, Clarence was the son of the late Bud and Louise (Kent) Griffin. He proudly served in the United Army during the Korean War and retired after twenty-two years of service.
Other than his parents, Bud and Louise Griffin, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Carlette Fulbright, and a brother, Phillip “Woody” Griffin.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine (Mitchell) Griffin; a son, Brent Edward Griffin, and his wife, Grace, of Bristol; four grandchildren, Steven, Nichole, Emily, and Louanne; five great-grandchildren; a brother, James Griffin, of Blountstown; four sisters, Carolyn Finch of Chipley, Beulah Moran of Bristol, Zelma Smith of Crawfordville, and Alice Elmore of Lake Talquin; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 19, at Adams Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 20, at the funeral home with Reverend Paul Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Memorial Cemetery with military honors.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences online at adamsfh.com. [Full Story »]
Aug. 1: Gregory Wayne Carver, larceny, out of county warrant
Aug. 2: Stephen Cory Girardot, failure to appear; Fred Maxwell Jones, poss. of weapon by convicted felon, poss. l/t 20 grams marijuana, withholding support; Alexander Rene Solano, fraud, poss. l/t 20 grams marijuana, larceny
Aug. 3: Robert Kimbrel, VOP
Aug. 4: Shaquille Barrett, obscene communication/using computer to solicit child, lewd and lascivious behavior, cruelty toward child; Daniel Ray Reeves, loitering or prowling, disorderly intoxication, VOP; Ronnie Taylor, VOP
Aug. 5: Jamie Jermaine Thomas, assault on officer, resisting officer with violence, poss. synthetic narcotic; Laura December Wilson, failure to appear; Benjamin R. Yeatman, failure to appear [Full Story »]
Rachel Chambers Peacock, 90, of Altha, Florida, passed away peacefully Friday evening, August 7, 2015, at her home following a brief illness.
Rachel was born on July 28, 1925, in Trenton, Florida. She moved to Ocala, Florida, as a small child and graduated from Ocala High School in 1943. She graduated from Florida State College for Women/Florida State University in 1947 with a degree in Botany. While at FSU, she lettered in sports. She moved to Altha during the same year to teach science. There she met and married her soulmate, Drew Peacock, Jr., in 1948. She retired from teaching after 37 years of service. Rachel was an active educator who taught biology, chemistry, physics, and other science courses. Rachel was an active member of Altha First Baptist where she was a Sunday school teacher, choir member, assistant treasurer, and member of the building committee. For many years, she volunteered as a tax preparer for Calhoun County assisting low income families. She was an active member of the Altha PTO and an avid Altha Wildcat Booster. In addition, she thoroughly enjoyed working in the yard and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur Daniel and Lola Chambers; her brother, Ralph Chambers; and her husband and true love of 66 years, Drew Peacock, Jr.
Survivors include three daughters, Charlotte Lima and her husband, Juan, of Altha, Linda Flanders and her husband, Jeff, of Altha, Kathy Lane and her husband, Travis, of Morgantown, West Virginia; her sister-in-law, Mildred Chambers, of Athens, Georgia; four grandchildren, Jeffery Flanders, Erin Lima and her husband, Travis Ake, Jeremy Flanders and his wife, Adrienne, and Drew Lane; four great-grandchildren, Hudson, Anniston, and Lincoln Flanders, and Olivia Ake.
Memorial services will be held Monday, August 10, at 2:00 pm (CDT) at Altha First Baptist Church with Reverend Jim McIntosh officiating. Memorialization will be by cremation. The family will receive friends Monday, August 10, from 1:00 pm until service time at 2:00 pm (CDT) at the Altha First Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Altha First Baptist Church Building Fund/Children’s Playground.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).
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Kids at the Kinard Public Library learned all about public safety Thursday when special guests from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, Kinard Volunteer Fire Department, Emergency Management, Calhoun Correctional Institution and Calhoun EMS visited.
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