James Edward Jowers, 20, of Havana, FL. passed away, Saturday, June 7, 2014 following an automobile accident.
The graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Concord Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Faith Funeral Home in Havana. (850-539-4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com)
James was born June 2, 1994 in Tallahassee, FL, the son of Kim O’Neal and Jeff Jowers. He adored his one year old daughter. James was a people person. Everyone enjoyed being around him. He loved spending time with his family and friends. “having a good time” His late grandfather taught him about being an outdoors man, and he loved it, whether fishing or hunting, his favorite sport was whatever season was in that day, deer, turkey, fishing or etc.
He is survived by his daughter Georgia Jowers, his fiancé Hunter Nelson, his mother Kim O’Neal of Havana; father Jeff Jowers of Crawfordville; and sister Kelli Jowers of Havana, maternal grandmother Margaret O’Neal of Havana; and his paternal grandmother Janice Jowers of Crawfordville; many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Jimmy O’Neal
Mr. Raymond Bryant, 53 years of age, of Quincy, FL, died on Thursday, June 5, 2014 in Tallahassee, FL. The service is 1:30 p.m, EST, Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Faith Temple of Jesus Christ with burial at Sunnyvale Cemetery, of Quincy, FL. The family will receive friends from 1 to 6 p.m., and the Wake from 6 to 7 p.m., on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Williams Funeral Home of Quincy, FL. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Bryant, of Quincy, FL, two stepsons, Darria Gammon, Jeremiah Gammon, both of Quincy, FL, two stepdaughters, Erica Allen and Jasmine Allen, both of Quincy, FL, one brother, Saul Bryant, of Cairo, GA, one sister, Claudette Bryant-Green, of Havana, FL., mother-in-law, Derender Neal, of Quincy, FL, father-in-law, Alfonzo Collier, of Quincy, FL. Williams Funeral Home of Quincy, Florida in charge of arrangements.
Leroy Jackson, Sr., 78, of Quincy, died on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in Tallahassee. He was a native of Gadsden County and was a member of Greater Tanner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church where his service will be 11 AM, Saturday, June 14, 2014. He will be interred in the Sunnyvale Cemetery in Quincy, Florida. He was a pioneer employee of the Bradwell Mortuary of Quincy (850-627-3700) where his viewing will be from 2 PM to 5 PM on Friday, June 13, 2014. A wake service will be held from 6 PM to 8 PM, Friday June 13, at Greater Tanner Chapel AME Church, 1911 MLK Jr. Blvd, Quincy, Florida. Leroy is survived by his wife, Rev. Lossie Jackson of Quincy; sons, Rudolph Jackson Sr. and Michael Jackson (Lonita), both of Quincy; sisters, Christine Smith (Cornelius) of Richmond Heights, Idella Armstead and Flossie Thomas, both of Ft. Lauderdale, Lillie C. Jackson and Alice Dudley (Jaron), both of Quincy; brother, Bobby Jackson of St. Petersburg; grandchildren, Renesha Jackson, Rudolph Jackson, Monte' Jackson, Quentin Jackson Sr. (Lekeyba), Lataurus Jackson, Reverend Marshaun Jackson, Sr. (Sequeena) and Jimmy Jones; great-grandchildren, Quen'Niya, Quentin Jr., Rihanna, Marshaun Jr., Milon and Za'Javian. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to his family at 1625 Smith Street, Quincy, Florida 32351. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Corrine Jackson and his son, Leroy Jackson, Jr.
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