Two Community Development Block (CDBG) Grant draft applications were approved at last week’s county commission meeting, setting the stage for both housing rehabilitation and economic development.
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Mrs. Thelma Leola Moore-Hannah, 84, of Havana, answered the Master’s call on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Homegoing services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Old Jerusalem M.B. Church, 197 Carver Avenue in Havana, FL, Elder Rogers officiating; interment at Mt. Zion A.M.E. on the Glades. Visitation will be at Evans Funeral Home located at 110 South 9th Street in Quincy (850-627-9541) from 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the sanctuary.
Survivors include a son Arthur (Wanda) Hannah; four daughters Latheria (Wallace) Knight, Velma (Sterling) Barkley, Linda (Terry) Darsaw, Janice Williams and Lynette Williams; two brothers Henry Moore and Ernest Moore; four sisters Ira Dean Herring, Julia Herring, Maxine Diane Herring and Dolly L. Moore-Avant.
All arrangements are entrusted to Evans Funeral Home.
Joseph Marion (JM) Parramore, 89, of Quincy went home to be with his heavenly Father on August 18, 2016. The sun rose on J.M., May 25, 1927 and set on August 18, 2016. J.M. was preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Mavis.
He is survived by one son, Joseph S. Parramore, son-in-law, Jerry Swank of Quincy, one daughter, Sibyl Parramore of Marianna, one grandson, Hunter Hodges, one granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Erica and Chris Barnes and five great-grandchildren.
J.M. Parramore was a member of the Santa Clara Baptist Church of Quincy, Florida, and was a retired local farmer and retired from Engelhard Mineral and Chemicals of Attapulgus, GA.
Family will receive family and friends Friday, August 26, 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the Independent Funeral Home, 211 E. Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida with the graveside service at Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 10:00 A.M., the Rev. Howard Adams officiating.
The family asks in lieu of flowers that donations be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32308-5428, (850) 878-5310,
Rev. Donald Weston, 86, went to be with his Lord on August 4, 2016 at Big Bend Hospice House in Tallahassee, Florida.
Rev. Weston was born April 11, 1930. He was the son of the late Daniel S. Weston and Mary (Chapman) Weston.
Rev. Weston grew up in Pennsylvania. After graduating from Nyack College in New York he served his LORD in the ministry in North Carolina and Florida. He also ministered in the prisons and nursing homes for over 50 years. Serving his Lord was is passion and his first love.
Rev. Weston was married to Eunita Weston for 34 years. Along with his wife, survivors are his children, Terry Chambers (Millard) of Bowden, Georgia, Cathy Mack (Wayne) of Roopville, Georgia, Donald Weston, Jr. (Melody) of Cookville, Tennessee, Bill Weston (Sonya) of Carrolton, Georgia, stepdaughters Joyce Douglas and Tammy Horne (Jerry) both of Tallahassee and Cindy Vanlandingham (Ricky) of Greensboro, and a very special ex-daughter-in-law, Marsha Weston of Sharpsburg, Georgia, a brother, Duane Weston of Red Lion, PA, and a sister, Dorothy Stiffler of York, PA, 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by one sister, Elinor Baker, brothers Charles, Lloyd, and David Weston and a step grandchild, Jacob Douglas.
A memorial service will be held for Rev. Weston on Saturday, August 20th at 10:30 am at the First Baptist Church in Havana, Florida. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to First Baptist Church of Havana, P.O. Box 586, Havana, Florida 32333 or Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd, Tallahassee, Florida 32308-5428.
Fronie Love Owens passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. The service will be Friday, Aug. 12, 1:00 PM at Santa Clara Baptist Church with burial at Hillcrest Cemetery. Family will receive friends Thursday, Aug. 11 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Independent Funeral Home (875-875-1529). Always known as Ms. Owens, she retired from Higdon Grocery and then Gargoulio"s Tomato Growers. Mama loved to work in the yard, she could grow anything.
Survivors include her children; George W. Owens, Jr. (Sue), Grady Tillman Owens (Frances), Sarah O. Buchli, & Christine O. Fason, stepchildren; Faye Vickery, Maggie Freeland, Bonnie Tindel, William Vickery, grandchildren; John M. Goodson, Jr., Clifton . Goodson, David Fason, Jr., Billy Jack Fason, Trey and Rusty Owens, Celina Harper, Debbie Fennimore, Dianna Randell, many great grandchildren & great, great grandchildren, a sister; Sarah Fredna Burnham of Phoenix City, AL, brother-in-law; Leonard Owens of Jacksonville, & sister-in-law; Polly Sadler of Tallahassee. She is preceded in death by her first husband, who passed in 1975; George W. Owens, SR., her second husband, who passed 2009; Russell Vickery, Sr., 3 brothers; Ross, Bill, Jr., & Lester Love, sister; Lila Burnham, a special son-in-law; David Fason, Sr. who passed June 21, 2016. We would like to Thank Big Bend Hospice, especially, Darren, LeeAnn, Tammy & Melissa.