Mr. John Franklin (J. Frank) Bailey, age 85 of Kinard, FL passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at his home. J. Frank was born on February 15, 1929 in Frink, FL and lived in Kinard for most of his life.
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Estelle Herndon Basford, 89, of Niceville, FL, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, in Pensacola.
Estelle was born in Clarksville, Florida, to the late John and Trudie Stewart and was raised in the Carr Community and attended Frink School where she played basketball. She moved to Niceville in 1952 where she became a member of the Pine Lake Church of Christ and over the years worked as a dental assistant, banking and also in the school lunchroom.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1998, Ellis Basford; two brothers, William and John Herndon; three sisters, Maebell Bradley, Catherine Lassiter and Gwen Watford.
Survivors include two sons, Johnny Basford and his wife, Vicky, of Wimauma, Florida, and Patrick Glenn Basford and his wife, Brenda, of Pensacola, Florida; a daughter, Beth Basford Hart, and her husband, Van, of Crestview; a brother, Virgil Herndon, of Clarksville; and two sisters, Iona Tharpe of Clarksville, and Ruth Alford of Blountstown; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, June 21, from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown, Florida with Reverend Phillip Box officiating. Interment will follow in the Bailey Cemetery near Clarksville. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 850-674-5449). Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com
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Mrs. Helen Whitfield Danley, 74, of Blountstown, FL, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Blountstown.
Helen was born on May 29, 1940, in Leon County, FL, and had lived in Blountstown for over 50 years. She was a seamstress, caregiver, driver for the Calhoun County Transit System and was a Jack and Jill of all trades. Helen was a member of the Quick Pic Gang and a member of Gateway Baptist Church in Blountstown.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Walter L. and Mattie Lee (Locke) Whitfield; husband, James Dowling Danley; two brothers, Norman Whitfield and Rex Whitfield; two sisters, Hazel Whitfield and Simone Whitfield; and two step great-grandchildren, Ashton Merritt and Brittney Wendell.
Survivors include two sons, Cliff King and his wife, Carla, of Clarksville, FL, and Jerry Lamar King and his significant other, Debbie Hodges, of Marianna, FL; one daughter, Brenda Todd, and her significant other, Clarke Joyner, of Scotts Ferry, FL; 2 step-daughters, Dreama Peters and Dana Donley. both of Marianna, FL; two brothers, Ralph Whitfield and his wife, Olivia, of Bristol, FL, and Eddie Wayne Whitfield and his wife, Laquita, of Ashford, AL; one sister, Imogene Tolar, and her husband, Robert, of North Carolina; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; five step grandchildren and six step great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 11, at 11:00 am (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger King officiating. Interment will follow in Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 10, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home. Anyone wishing may make contributions to the Leukemia Foundation.
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Deborah E. Britt, 63, of Blountstown, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in Panama City, Florida.
Deborah was born in Brewton, Alabama, but lived most of her life in Blountstown. She was a graduate of Blountstown High School and later earned a master’s degree in psychology from Florida State University. Deborah was of the Baptist faith.
Deborah was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Franklin Britt, and her father, Horace J. Travis.
Survivors include her son, Jason Britt, and his wife, Lisa, of Blountstown; two grandchildren, Austin and Rafe; her mother, Mary E. Stewart, of Blountstown; two sisters, Terri Hebb of Marianna, Florida, and Mary Jo Stephens and her husband, Dewey, of Blountstown; and one nephew, Jeremy Hebb, and his wife, Sara.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 6, at Rivertown Community Church in Blountstown.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (phone 674-5449) and you may offer the family online condolences at adamsfh.com.
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