Andrew J. Hammitt, Jr. 62 of Havana, FL. passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Bainbridge Health Care.
The family will have a private burial at Nashville National Cemetery in Nashville, TN. At a later date. Faith Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements
Andrew was born September 23, 1951 in Nashville, the son of the late Andrew J. Hammitt, Sr and Mary Carpenter Hammit.
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Gary Alexander Simpson, 56, of Havana, FL. passed away on Sunday July 27, 2014 at his residence.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Faith Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Charles Pettis officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. The interment will follow at Meadow Wood Memorial Park Cemetery in Tallahassee, FL.
Gary was born July 5, 1958 in Ft Myers, FL. the son of James Lee Simpson and the late Gerlean H. Simpson. He has lived in the Tallahassee area most of his life. He was employed with Simpson Electric for many years and later helped run the family business Havana Sod Farms. He was a member of Tallahassee Church of God. Gary also served as passed president of Northside Lions Club in Tallahassee. He was an avid NASCAR and avid FSU fan. Gary had a deep appreciation for Devita Dialysis Center Staff (northside) in Tallahassee.
He is survived by his father James L. Simpson. He is preceded in death by his mother Gerlean H. Simpson
Faith Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements (850-539-4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com)
Pictured is Ty Carter, Congressional Medal Of Honor recipient, who was in Gadsden County last week speaking at the Rural Emergency Summit, with Lane Stephens and a ten-foot ‘gator the pair bagged.
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Medal of Honor recipient gets taste of ‘gator hunting
Ty Carter, Congressional Medal Of Honor recipient, who was in Gadsden County last week speaking at the Rural Emergency Summit, with Lane Stephens bagged a ten-foot ‘gator.
HMS makes history with ‘A’ grade
For the first time since the inception of school grades, Havana Middle School (HMS) under the leadership of principal Delshauna Jackson has become an ‘A’ school.
After 62 years, soldier returns to S. Ga. home
It took 62 years, but a missing soldier was finally brought home to Pine Park, Georgia (near Cairo) last Thursday.
McKinnon elected chair for 4th term
FMPA members re-elected Havana Town Manager Howard McKinnon as chairman of the All-Requirements Project Executive Committee for 2014-2015.
Bears end season with Post 13 split
For the second time in an eight-day span the Big Bend Bears and Tallahassee Post 13 split a pair of one-run games.
Being a good youth volunteer coach
If you are thinking of volunteering to coach recreation youth football in the upcoming season in our area the following are some facts you need to know.
Caleb Jerry ”C.J.” Whitfield, 74 of Havana, FL. passed away Friday, July 18, 2014 at his residence in Havana.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 21, 2014 at Havana First Baptist Church with Dr. Eric Erskine officiating the service. The graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Tallahassee Memory Garden.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Faith Funeral Home (850-539-4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com)
C.J. was born December 12, 1939 in Meggs, GA. The son of the late Gus Whitfield, and the late Corene Chesser. He was a US Army veteran. A member of Havana First Baptist Church, He retired from the City of Tallahassee after 24 years of service.
Survivors include his wife and best friend of 55 years, Edith K. Whitfield; Son Tim Whitfield (and wife Cindy); Kim Conner (and husband Mike); Casey Whitfield (and wife Theresa) and Sherri Hicks. Eleven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; sister Inogene Martin; sister LuRue Cannon; and his brother Leonard Whitfield.
The Gadsden County Community Safety Team met last week and voted to submit a request to the Florida Department of Transportation to widen County Road (CR) 65 North (Attapulgus Highway) from Quincy to the Georgia State Line.
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