William “Bill” Lynn Carpenter, 66, of 165 Culpepper Dr., Cobb, GA., died at his residence Tuesday, October 9, 2012.
A native of Leesburg, FL, he was born September 27, 1946, the son of the late Lynn and Mary Louise Smith Carpenter. Mr. Carpenter was a member of the Gateway Baptist Church in Blountstown, FL, and was employed as the manager at Lake Shore Marine. He served on the U.S.S. Saratoga during the Vietnam War. He loved gardening and the beach.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, October 10, at Lake Shore Marine at 3:00 PM. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society, c/o Ann Harris, 1801 Rose Avenue, Americus, Ga. 31709.
Survivors include his daughter, Becky Carpenter of Blountstown; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Jim Minor of Odessa, FL and Eva and Burke Hayes of Blountstown; two brothers and sister-in-law, Clarence and Cindy Carpenter of Purcellville, VA, and Ray Carpenter of Inverness, FL; and several nieces and nephews.
You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts and memories by visiting www.greghancockfuneralchapel.com.
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of these arrangements.
Ada M. Jarrell of Hosford, Florida, passed away Monday, October 8, 2012, in Blountstown, Florida at the age of 75.
She was born in Hosford April 12, 1937, to the late Olin and Era (Bullock) Sanders. She was a homemaker and was a member of Mt. Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church.
She is survived by her husband, Claiborn; a daughter, Sandra Kay Jarrell, both of Hosford; a sister, Nancy Willford, and her husband, Jackie; and a nephew, Sean Willford, all of Tallahassee, Florida.
Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. ET, Friday, October 12, in Hosford Cemetery with Reverend Aaron Elkins officiating. The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, October 11 at Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Phone 674-5449. Online condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com.
Sybil Joan Weeks Cumbaa, of Blountstown, passed away peacefully Monday, September 17, 2012.
She was born in Calhoun County and raised in Port St. Joe, Florida. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and her world revolved around her family.
She was preceded in death by her: parents, E.E. and Nancy Ferol Weeks and stepmother, Merle Weeks; siblings, Ronnie and Dorothy Weeks and Frances Martin.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Harry; daughters: Gwen (Andy) Proper; Janet Taylor; Latrell (Zane) Holbrook; and Maggie (Jamie) Strickland. Grandchildren: Catie Proper; Camilla & Savannah Taylor; Hannah, Hunter, Heath, Hayden & Halle Holbrook; and Sydney Strickland. Devoted Sister Margie Mason; Brothers James & Jerry Weeks; and Sister Gail Koch.
Services will be held Thursday, September 20, at 3:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Blountstown with Pastor Tim Rhodes officiating. Visitation will be at the church an hour before the service. Memorials may be made to St. Judes Childrens Hospital at www.stjude.org/ or a favorite charity. Interment will follow at Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown. Bevis Funeral Home of Bristol(www.bevisfh.com) handled the arrangements.