Jimmy Musgrove, 74, of Pensacola, FL, passed away on February 19, 2014.
Jimmy was born December 2, 1938, in Altha, FL. He moved to Pensacola in 1961 to work at Chemstrand/Monsanto where he retired in 1993. He married Rita Coward in January 1962 and they resided in Pensacola until they returned to Altha to enjoy his retirement.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rita Musgrove; mother and father, Rachal and Jesse Musgrove; brother, Tommy Phillips; and grandson, Nolan Musgrove.
Jimmy is survived by his son, Kevin Musgrove, of Altha; daughter, Melissa Murphy (Hudson), of Pensacola; brother, J.B. Musgrove, of Altha; two special sisters-in-law, Pat Harris and Glenda Bozeman, both of Blountstown; brother-in-law, Jerry Coward, of Baton Rouge, LA; three grandchildren, J.K. Musgrove of Altha, Brooke Schamens of Altha, and Stephanie Warren of Kingsland, GA; three great-grandchildren with one on the way; and his beloved pet, Trouble.
Memorial visitation will be Monday, February 24, at Faith Chapel North (Cantonment, FL) from 6-8 pm, with a second memorial visitation on Thursday, February 27, at the Church of God in Altha from 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 28, at 3 pm (the Church of God), with burial following at Chipola cemetery.
All local arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral home in Blountstown (674-2266).
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Roy Rupert Wood, 76, of Altha, Florida, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014, in Tallahassee, Florida.
Roy was born in Altha, September 23, 1937, to the late John Willis and Capitola (Mathis) Wood. He was a graduate of Altha High School and served in the United States Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Annette (Brittain) Wood, of Altha; a son, Roy “Woody” Wood, Jr., of Altha; daughters, Carolyn Hindelang of Brooksville, Florida, and Terrie McCutcheon and her husband, Tim, of Altha; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Wood and wife, Ruth, and Ronald Wood and wife, Mary Ann, all of Altha; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 20, at Adams Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 21, in the Chapel at the funeral home with Reverend Carlton Baggett officiating. Interment will follow in New Shiloh Cemetery in Altha.
Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements (phone 674-5449). Online condolences may be offered to the family at adamsfh.com.
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Black History Month is underway with two big events over the weekend. The annual Black History Parade was held Saturday morning in downtown Blountstown, followed by a festival at Clay Mary Historical Site on River Street.
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HAVANA – The Northwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board approved nearly $10 million in grant funding Thursday to be used for 24 water supply development projects across Northwest Florida.
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Feb. 10: Eric Antonio Brown, DWLSR; Louis Cameron Rogers, criminal registrant; David Caleb Riley, lewd and lascivious molestation
Feb. 11: Monique Lacheryl Kee, retail theft; Laporshae Shavon Engram, VOP; Kenneth Ivey Walden, delivery of meth, poss. of listed chemicals
Feb. 12: Daniel Ray Reeves, violation of conditional release, VOP; Patrick Steven Stodgel, out of state warrant
Feb. 14: Grady Randal Roberson, manufacture of meth, poss. of meth, poss. drug equipment
Feb. 15: Deniece Karel Tuggle, out of state warrant/Georgia
Feb. 16: James William Cobb, burglary, criminal mischief, battery on a law enforcement officer [Full Story »]
Mrs. Delia Elaine (Lindsey) White, 66, of Blountstown, FL, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014, in Panama City, FL.
Delia was born on June 3, 1947, in Clarksville and had lived in Calhoun County all of her life. She, along with her husband, George, owned their family business and she was a homemaker. Delia was a graduate of Blountstown High School and Florida State University. Delia was a lifelong member of Poplar Head Baptist Church in Clarksville where she served as church organist and pianist for numerous years.
Survivors include her husband, George B. White, of the Red Oak Community; mother, Katherine Lindsey, of Clarksville; two sons, Matt White and his wife, Jessica, of Clarksville, and Clint White of Clarksville; one daughter, Georgia Hammitt, and her husband, Jeremy, of the Red Oak Community; one sister, Winifred Waldorff, and her husband, Tim, of Clarksville; and two grandchildren, Silas White and Melody Hammitt.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 14, at 2:00 pm (CST) at Poplar Head Baptist Church in Clarksville with Reverend Russell Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Poplar Head Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, February 14, from 1:00 pm until service time at 2:00 pm (CST) at Poplar Head Baptist Church.
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Routine Maintenance work on two Calhoun County Bridges
Chipley – A Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) contractor will perform routine maintenance work on two Calhoun County bridges. No lane closures are expected, however, crews will be working from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations:
· State Road (S.R.) 71 Chipola River Bridge, 8.5 miles north of the Gulf County line Thursday, Feb. 13 and Friday, Feb. 14.
· S.R. 20 Apalachicola River Relief Bridge, 1 mile east of S.R. 71.
All construction activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or re-scheduled in the event of inclement weather. Motorists are reminded to pay attention and use caution when driving through the work zone.
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