Phillips, Richard W.
Born in El Paso, TX on Dec. 30, 1957, Rick passed away at home on Oct. 17, 2015. As the son of an Army dad, Rick moved multiple times during his younger years. After many years in St. Petersburg, FL, he settled in the Tallahassee/Havana area. Even as a child he had the most amazing gift with animals, was extremely mechanically minded, and could fix most anything. Rick owned Liberty Small Engine Repairs in Havana, and was known for his abilities, fairness, and good heart. An avid sportsman, Rick loved hunting and fishing. He is survived by daughters, Ashley Phillips and Kimberly Mizereck; adored granddaughter, Kiley; sisters, Debby and Jan and their families, as well as many friends. He was predeceased by the love of his life, Nancy. Rick will be missed very much.
Darrell L. Pack, Jr. passed away on October 22, 2015, in Tallahassee, FL. He was born on September 23, 1945, to the late Darrell L. Pack, Sr. and Frances (Payne) Pack. He is survived by his wife, Kathy; his daughter, Kristin Lambert (Clay); his sons, Rob Catledge, Trey and Jonathan Pack; his grandsons, Luke and Chase Lambert; his sister, Sharma Hagerty; his nephews, Dax Aaron, Christian Carannante, and Lee Davis; and his niece, Georgia Ann Davis. Darrell was born in California but grew up in Huntington, West Virginia. He was Director of Radiology at Biscayne Medical Center in south Florida. After meeting Kathy he decided to relocate to Sawdust, FL as he wanted his children raised in a rural area and on Youngblood Farms. He worked at the Tallahassee Community Hospital for many years as a Nuclear Medicine technician and eventually retired due to poor health. Darrell’s greatest love was fishing and he spent many hours by the side of a pond, lake, or gulf. He was a master fishing rod builder and many local residents are proud owners of his one-of-a-kind hand-made fishing rods.
A celebration of Darrell’s life will be held on Sunday, November 1, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Woodland Presbyterian Church. This church is located across the street from 7504 Hosford Hwy. Quincy, FL. The family will greet friends and loved ones beginning at 1:15 p.m. in the fellowship hall and will continue visitation after the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Woodland Presbyterian Church or Sealey Elementary P.T.O., Tallahassee, FL.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home, Quincy, FL, (850) 627-7677, is in charge of arrangements.
Ora Lee Jenkins passed away into eternal rest on Sunday, October 11, 2015.
Ora was born in Havana, Florida, on September 23, 1924. She was one of 10 children born to the late Eddie and Estoria Wester.
Ora was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Rev. Clyde Jenkins. Five brothers, Rufus, Leroy, Pervis, James, and Lesley, and one sister, Eddie Mae, also preceded her in death.
Ora received her early education in Havana. She accepted Christ early in life and served faithfully in various capacities at Mt. Olive Baptist Church for over 44 years. At the time of her death, she was a member of Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church. During her early years at Mt. Olive, Ora worked tirelessly baking pies to assist in the building of the church. She also taught Sunday school, served as church clerk, and filled many other roles when needed.
Ora was fiercely independent and had a motto of “I’m going forward,” whatever the circumstances. She was a good listener and a nurturer who provided a word of encouragement to many over the years. She was extremely grateful to those who helped her in times of need.
Ora is survived by her children, John Blount of Havana, Florida; Tommy Blount (Era) of Tallahassee, Florida; and Beverly Walker (Randy) of Hayward, California; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruby Barkley and Janet Wester of Tallahassee, Florida; one brother, Bill Wester of Havana, Florida; five sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; devoted niece, Gloria Greene (Neal) of Ocala, Florida; devoted friend/prayer partner, Willie Mobley of Jacksonville; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was held Friday, October 16, 2015 at Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church with interment at Arlington Park Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to: Sarah L. Carter’s Funeral Home, Inc., Jacksonville, Florida.