Celesta Jeane Clements Shuler
Celesta Jeane Clements Shuler was born July 29, 1941, in Dothan, Alabama, and was called home on February 22, 2015, surrounded by her loving family.
She was welcomed home by her parents, Oren C. and Martha Nell Clements; her daughter, Celeste Shuler Eubanks; and her grandson, James Oren Shuler.
Her Spirit is carried on by her husband of 53 years, James E. “Pot” Shuler; one daughter, Jeannie M. “Shelly” Shuler Stafford, and husband, Ricky, of Bristol; one son-in-law, Bennett T. Eubanks, of Blountstown; one son, James N. “Jim” Shuler, and wife, Celeste, of Marianna; and a very dear cousin and best friend, Sharon Yarbrough, and husband, Bud, of North Carolina. Jeane was a devoted “Memi” to 19 grandchildren, Heather Cain, Nic Cain, Benjamin Eubanks, Natalie and Preston Burke, Audrey Eubanks, Burgon Shuler, Jimmy Shuler, Jackson Shuler, Hunter Shuler, Chesnee and Marc McCaskill, Mannie Stafford, Shann and Eric Layne, and Rynn and Shad Redmon. Memi Jeane also had 10 great grandchildren that she loved and enjoyed as well as being Memi to many other dear family friends.
A life-long resident of Calhoun and Liberty counties, she worked 5 years outside of the home as a school teacher at Blountstown Elementary. She cherished every student she ever taught and her loving spirit and kindness carried over into her work. After 5 wonderful years, she decided to devote herself fully to her family. For the rest of her life, she devoted her days tending to and loving her parents, husband, children, grandchildren and friends.
Services will be held in Bristol at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, on Wednesday, February 25. A visitation with the family will begin at 3:00 pm EST with the memorial service beginning at 4:00 pm EST. Interment will be held following the services at Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown, Florida.
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Mrs. Gladys Carolyn Goodman Duggar, 75, passed away mid-afternoon on Thursday, February 12, 2015. She was in her home of 55 years in Bristol, FL, and was surrounded by loving family at the time of her passing.
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J. Earle Bowden, 86, of Pensacola, FL passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2015. He grew up in Altha, FL a small Calhoun County town, the son of grocery-store merchant Jesse Walden and Earlene Elizabeth Bowden.
Mr. Bowden attended Florida State University, where he studied journalism and wrote for the Florida Flambeau newspaper, before joining the U.S. Air Force.
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Mrs. Marie Fuqua, 81, of Blountstown, FL, passed away Monday, February 02, 2015, in Blountstown.
Marie was born on February 15, 1933, in Brewton, AL, and had lived in Calhoun County since 1959, coming from Brewton. Marie was a Middle School Guidance Counselor with the Calhoun County School System with 40 years of service. She was of the Protestant faith.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents, John and Florence (Trawick) Blackmon; her husband, Edgar Fuqua; brother, Eddie Blackmon; and sister, Genevieve Godwin.
Survivors include two daughters, Wanda (Fuqua) Day and her husband, Larry, of Panama City, FL, and Freida (Fuqua) Ritter and her husband, John, of Bristol, FL; one brother, Earl D. Blackmon, of Baytown, TX; one sister, Johnnie McCall, of Brewton, AL; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 6, at 11:00 am (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Terry Blackburn officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends Friday, February 6, from 10:00 am until service time at 11:00 am (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel.
The family requests, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Calhoun County Take Stock in Children Scholarship Fund c/o Calhoun County School Board, 20859 East Central Ave. Room G-20, Blountstown, FL 32424.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).
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