Call it a mother’s intuition, but one local woman knew something wasn’t quite right about the man who had recently entered her life. A few internet searches and phone calls later and the stranger who had cozied up to the woman and her children was behind bars.
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Nov. 18: David A. Attaway, VOP; Phoencia Dawson, sale of drugs; Bridgett Glisson, out of county warrant; Joshua Montgomery, dealing in stolen property; Ezekiel John Nichols, aggravated assault with deadly weapon, VOP; Ruth Waterman, VOP
Nov. 19: Jessica Anderson, resisting officer; Steven Anderson, resisting officer; Stephen Paul Nichols, VOP, failure to appear; Amanda K. Sangster, fraud/uttering, forgery; Cassie Taylor, fraud/uttering; Steven Keith Thomas, battery; Anna Vest Wallace, resisting officer
Nov. 23: Franklin Kevin Johnson, withholding support; Mauro Posadas, DUI, property damage, hit and run
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Clara Ann Cain, 70, of Kinard, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2015, in Panama City.
Clara was a homemaker and was a member of Kinard Community Holiness Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Fannie Mae (Chandler) Hodges; her son, Dewayne Helson; daughter, Regeena Helson; and her sister, Evelyn Hodges.
Survivors include her husband, Marlin Cain, of Kinard; her son, Curtis Cain, and his wife, Tammy; daughter, Teresa Chase, and her husband, Jeremy, of Wewahitchka; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Nathan Hodges and his wife, Becky, of Ozark, Alabama, and Larry Hodges and his wife, Debbie, of Donalsonville, Georgia.
The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, November 23, at Adams Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 24, at Kinard Community Holiness Church with Reverend Carlton Cain officiating. Interment will follow in Cypress Creek Cemetery in Kinard.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences online atadamsfh.com. [Full Story »]
Carolyn Melvin, 79, of Clarksville, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2015, in Panama City.
She was born in Grand Ridge to Clyde and Christanna (Daniels) Mercer May 11, 1936. Carolyn was a certified nurse’s assistant at River Valley Rehabilitation Center for several years. She was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her father, Clyde Mercer; her husband, Delbert Melvin; her son, Clinton Juiett Melvin; granddaughter, Shanda Lynn Reese; brother, Charles Mercer; and her sister, Hazel Barbee.
Survivors include her mother, Christanna Mercer, of Cypress; three sons, Lamar Hatcher and his wife, Debbie, of Marianna, Clyde Lee Melvin of Clarksville, and Darryl Melvin, also of Clarksville; three daughters, Debbie Parrish and her husband, Fletcher, of Altha, Shawna Reese of Clarksville, and Tiffany Beiler of Blountstown; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one brother, Bill Mercer, of Cypress; and nieces, nephews, and other extended family.
The family will receive friends at 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 23, at Traveler’s Rest Free Will Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow immediately at 3:00 p.m. with Reverend Billy Melvin officiating. Interment will follow in Traveler’s Rest Church Cemetery.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences online atadamsfh.com.
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Dennis George Rea, 68, of Grand Ridge, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015, in Gainesville.
Born in Catskill, New York, May 18, 1947, Dennis was the son of the late Harold and Dorothy (Aloncle) Rea. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Dennis was a truck driver.
In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald Rea and Noel Rea.
Survivors include his wife, Tambra Lynn (Connelly) Rea; two sons, John Patric Wayne Abbott and his wife, Marian, and James Charles Edward Abbott and his fiancée, Vanesa Faulks; his daughter, Tisha Marie Rea; five grandchildren; and his twin sister, Donna Hanscom.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 22, at the Rea Homestead, 637-A Ocheessee Landing Road, Grand Ridge.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences online at adamsfh.com.
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