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.
Gary A. Watterson, age 80, a Certified Public Accountant in Tallahassee, Florida for fifty years, died in Blountstown, Florida on Monday, September 17, 2012.
Gary was born in Jacksonville, Florida and lived for many years in Tallahassee before moving to Blountstown. He was a member of Blountstown First Baptist Church and was a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Army National Guard. Gary enjoyed playing his guitar and singing at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Shirley (Prescott) Watterson; his brother, Gerald; a sister, Jacqueline; a daughter, Selena Williams Burke; and a daughter-in-law, Linda Watterson.
Survivors include his wife of thirty-six years, Imogene Watterson, of Blountstown; sons, Bruce Watterson of Tallahassee, Sean Watterson and his wife, Bridget, of New York, NY, Steve Williams and his wife, Wendy, of Altha, Florida, and Dillon Burke of Blountstown; daughters, Stephanie Williams of Blountstown, Sheila Shelton and her husband, Greg, of Altha, Shelly Smith and he husband, Ronnie, also of Altha, and Kayla Burke of Blountstown; seventeen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother, Eddy Watterson and his wife, Edie, of Hobe Sound, Florida.
Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Blountstown First Baptist Church with Bud Guilford and Dusty Malphurs officiating.
Contributions may be made to the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement, P. O. Box 215, Blountstown, Florida 32424; Florida National Guard, 1225 Easterwood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32311; or Florida Baptist Children’s Home, P. O. Box 8190, Lakeland, Florida 33802-9963.
Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. 1-850-674-5449. Online condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com.
William Hubert “Bill” Lindsey, Sr., USAF M/Sgt. Ret, was born at Sumatra, Florida, at the home of his maternal grandparents on March 10, 1929, the son of Melvin and Ludy May Hill Lindsey. He died in Tallahassee September 3, 2012, with his beloved wife of 60 years, Anne, by his side.
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Orie G. Colvin of Bristol, Florida, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2012, at the age of 95.
She was born in Gadsden, Alabama, July 11, 1917, to the late Jones and Connie (Hicks) Granger. Orie was a homemaker and enjoyed helping others. She was a member of Bristol Church of God.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of seventy-four years, Daniel M. Colvin, and a twin sister, Erie Parker.
Survivors include her daughter, Gilda Drummond, of Bristol and a sister, Inez Parker, of Mobile, Alabama.
A homecoming celebration will be held at 3:00 p.m. Central Time/4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Tuesday, September 4, in the Chapel at Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown, Florida, with Reverend Fred Watson officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Mystic Cemetery in Bristol. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.
Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements (phone 674-5449). Online condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com.