Mrs. JoAnne Terrell, born October 17, 1952, in Highland Park, Michigan, loved to travel and has departed November 15, 2013 on her finest trip of all, to be with the Lord
She graduated from Edwin Denby High School in Detroit, Michigan and attended Eastern Michigan University and was an enthusiastic fan and supporter of the University of Michigan, She loved to quilt and sew, read, garden and had passion for collecting numerous items especially Longaberger baskets. However, her greatest love was her family, friends and especially her eight grandchildren.
JoAnne worked in the advertising business in Detroit with Young and Rubicam as a Business Executive, and was transferred to Tampa, Florida in 1987 to open the Tampa Bay Field Office for the Lincoln-Mercury dealer association account. She met and married her devoted husband Charles Terrell in Tampa and in 1995 the family moved to Tallahassee, FL. Where she started her second career with the Florida Department of Corrections until she retired in 2011. She worked in various capacities with the Florida Department in the central office and finally in her last position as a Senior Health Administrator at Wakulla Correctional Institution.
She is survived by her husband Charles D. Terrell, son Eric Fisher, daughters Jennefer Fisher Thurber, and Allison Terrell Estes, and her eight grandchildren; Kelsey, Kyle, Zacharey and Isabella Fisher, Madeline and Maxwell Thurber, and Stephen and Hunter Estes
She is preceded in death by her mother Christine Marion Paye, and her father Robert Frank Paye, and her brother Robert Louis Paye.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Please consider, Memorial contribution to the American Cancer Society or Big Bend Hospice.
Faith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (850.539.4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com)
John Alan Goodwin, 55 of Havana, FL. passed away Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee.
The family will have a private memorial service at a later date. Faith Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements (850-539-4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com)
John was born November 10, 1958 in Panama City, FL.the son of the late James Goodwill and Barbara Raike Goodwin. He worked with his father at their family roofing company for many years . (Goodwin Roofing of Tallahassee)
Survivors include his mother Barbara Goodwin, and his sister Lee Ann McCray (husband David) of Durham, N.C.
He is preceded in death by his Father James O. Goodwin and his brother Michael Goodwin.
Alice Little Fortenberry, 91, passed away November 4, 2013 in Quincy, FL. She was born March 12, 1922 in Columbia, MS to Henry and Mittie Campbell Little. She was the youngest of five children. She graduated from high school in Columbia, attended River Pearl Junior College and graduated from Methodist Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS as a registered nurse. She was thrilled to have taken care of returning soldiers in the VA Hospital in Biloxi, MS. She then married and moved to Florida where she worked in hospitals in Tallahassee and Quincy. She also worked with the late Dr. Hillard R. Reddick in Quincy. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Quincy where she worked for many years in the pre-school Sunday School.
She is survived by her children, Brenda F. (Johnny) Haire of Havana, FL., Sandra F. (Harvey) Buchanan of Tallahassee, FL., and John C. (Pam) Fortenberry of Columbus, GA.; grandchildren, Drew Fortenberry, Greg (Scarlett) Buchanan, Alex Buchanan and Hannah Buchanan. She is also survived by a special niece, Carol Rainey Garrison of Panama City, FL. She was predeceased by her parents, her siblings, Eugene L. Barnes, Hilma Fraiser, Johnnie Lee Johnson and Sammie Lou Rainey, and a grandchild, Aaron Buchanan.
Visitation was held Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at 10:00 AM at the First Baptist Church Chapel with service followeing at 11:00 AM. Interment was at Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church or a charity of choice .
Charles McClellan Funeral Home, 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, FL., (850) 627-7677, was in charge of arrangements.
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