Wilma Jean Middleton, 71, of Altha, Florida, passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014, in Tallahassee, Florida.
She was born in Altha to the late Marvin and Liddie (Chason) Hall June 7, 1943. Wilma was a lifelong resident of Altha and was a graduate of Altha High School. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church near Grand Ridge, Florida. Wilma was a homemaker and also assisted in Middleton Construction Company.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her son, Alex Middleton; and her sister, Lula Nix.
Survivors include her husband, ‘Cotton’ Middleton, of Altha; her sons, Roger Lee Middleton of Altha and Timothy Alday and his wife, Dawn, also of Altha; seven grandchildren, Ashley Alday, Andrew Middleton, T. J. Alday, Brandi Middleton, Shelby Middleton, Bradly Middleton, and Shannon Stewart; seven great-grandchildren; her brother, Willard Hall and his wife, Theresa, of Altha; and four sisters, Josephine Kelley of Lakeland, Florida, Hilda Jane Trickey and her husband, Kenness, of Pace, Florida, Blondell Melton of Altha, and Joan Baker and her husband, Jimmy, of Huntsville, Alabama.
Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 4, in the chapel of Adams Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Hall Family Cemetery near Altha. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 3, at the funeral home.
Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements (phone 674-5449) and you may offer the family online condolences at adamsfh.com.
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Donna Louise (Osborne) Reddick
Donna Louise (Osborne) Reddick, 58, of Bristol, FL, passed away Friday night, August 29, 2014, in Tallahassee, FL.
Donna was born on June 5, 1956, in Panama City, FL, and had lived in Calhoun and Liberty Counties all of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith.
Donna was preceded in death by her father, Harry Osborne.
Survivors include her mother, Elizabeth (Layfield) Osborne of Blountstown, FL; a son, Scott Reddick, of Bristol; a daughter, April Stone, and her husband, Nick, of Clarksville, FL; six sisters, Myrtle Young and her husband, Charles, of Clarksville, Mary Ann Blackwell and her husband, Harry, of Panama City, Rose Ballard and her husband, Rob, of Blountstown, Annette Williams and husband, Travis, of Blountstown, Shelia Cauley and her husband, Keith, of Altha, Lisa Osborne and her companion, Mickey Brown, of Hosford, FL; four grandchildren, Anthony Reddick, Skyler Reddick, Destiny Reddick and Summer Stone; two great-grandchildren, Chevy Reddick and Aubrey Reddick.
Memorial services are incomplete at this time, but will be announced at a later date.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).
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BILLY JOE TIPTON
Billy Joe Tipton, age 78, of Clarksville, Florida passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014 in Blountstown, Florida. He was born July 17, 1936 in Clarksville to the late Alto Lee and Eva Mae (Wood) Tipton. Billy Joe was a lifelong resident of Clarksville and was retired from the Calhoun County Road Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his three brothers, Clarence Eugene Tipton, John Henry Tipton and Alto Lee Tipton, Jr.; and a sister, Frances Aline Abbott.
Survivors include his children, Ricky Tipton and his wife, Kay of Blountstown, Kathy Chapman and her husband, Wayne ‘Cobb’ of Clarksville, Terri Platts, also of Clarksville, and Shana Morris and her husband, Scott of Bristol, Florida; grandchildren, Nicholas Tipton of Virginia, Kelley Chapman of Clarksville, Nichole Tipton of Blountstown, Brittany Worth of Washington, Alexander and Artavious Platts of Clarksville; great-grandchildren, Kayson, Garrett, Tanner, Grayson, and Clent; two sisters-in-law, Mildred Tipton of Savannah, Georgia and Dorothy Tipton of Clarksville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be in the Chapel at Adams Funeral Home, 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 3. The family will receive friends an hour prior to service time at the funeral home. Interment will be in New Shiloh Cemetery near Altha, Florida.
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Mr. Donald Patrick (Donnie) Clabaugh, 49, of Blountstown, FL, passed away early Thursday morning, August 28, 2014, in Blountstown.
Donnie was born on April 14, 1965, in Cedar Rapids, IA, and had lived in Blountstown for over 20 years, coming from Las Vegas, NV. Donnie was an avid Denver Bronco fan and was also known as the AT&T Man. Donnie was a beloved family man, true friend and a very dedicated employee of Classic Dry Cleaners for over twenty years. He will be truly missed by his community and especially his family at Classic Cleaners, Shiver’s Florist and Peavy Funeral Home. Don was of the Christian faith.
Survivors include his wife, Beth Clabaugh, of Blountstown; a son, Daniel Clabaugh, of Mesa, AZ; daughters, Krystal Clabaugh of Mesa, AZ, Nellie Clabaugh of Las Vegas, NV, and Samantha Williams and her husband, Jeff Griffin, of Blountstown, FL; sisters, Rhonda Licata of Anthem, AZ, Kim Haddy of Apple Valley, MN, Jackie Meade of Westminster, CO and Kathy Clabaugh of Des Moines, IA; brothers, Mark Haddy of Yuba City, CA, David and Michael Clabaugh of Des Moines, IA and Ron Clabaugh, of Springville, UT.
A brother, John Clabaugh, preceded Don’s death.
The family received friends for Donnie’s Celebration of Life Monday, September 1, from 2:30 pm until 3:30 pm (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Volunteer physicians with World Health Mission, along with local nurses, nursing students and EMTs, are in Calhoun and Liberty counties this week serving citizens. Pictured (seated, from left) are William Holmes, client, Kayla Pickron, Dylan Pickron, (standing) Rita Pruette, Dr. Cuddy, Kristen Baker and Dr. Murray Baker.
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FROM KRISTY TERRY
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce is in need of volunteers to join our event team as we cheer on Swamp & Stompers during our annual mud run set for Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Altha Recreation Park.
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