Clyde Ray Locke, Jr., age 36 of Cottondale passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2008 following an automobile accident. He was born April 9, 1972 in Donalsonville, Ga., a resident of this area for many years and shared his time growing up in Illinois. Clyde Ray made a career as an operating engineer in Illinois were he was a member of the Midwest Operating Engineers Local 150 Chicago, IL and also worked for the family business; Clyde Locke Dozer and Excavator Services. As a child he followed the Baptist faith; later becoming baptized in the Pentecostal faith. Mr. Locke’s favorite things in life were his childhood dog Tippy, fishing, hunting, attending baseball games, Florida Gators, cooking out, having fish frys, collecting antique farm equipment and vehicles. Clyde Ray adored his wife and children. He made his father proud, was his mother’s pride and joy, cherished his family and was the apple of their eye. Clyde Ray was a jokester and often pulled pranks that made people laugh. He had compassion for mankind having a universal acceptance of everyone.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents; Mertie and Estelle Lipford, paternal grandfather; Lee Locke and his brother-in-law James Hall. Mr. Locke is survived by his loving wife, Angela Renee Locke of Cottondale, FL, his parents; Clyde Ray, Sr. and Elouise "Biddie" Locke of Marianna, two sons; Buchanan "Buck" Locke and Clyde Ray "Tre`" Locke III, one step-son; Justin Knight, one daughter; Demi Rae Locke, one step-daughter; Ashley Knight, three sisters; Teresa Ann Hall of Eagle Lake, FL, Teresa "Kooter" Gray and husband Ricky of Spring Grove, IL and Pamela Long-Bimberg and husband Brian of Marianna, FL, Paternal grandmother; Lucille Locke of Chipley, FL, 13 nieces and nephews and a host of uncles, aunts and cousins.
Funeral services for Mr. Locke were held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, May 24, at Marianna Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Farris Stewart officiating. Interment followed in the New Salem Cemetery.
AnonymousApril 1, 2010 9:33 PM
this is my daddy im demi r. locke plz leave comment
AnonymousSeptember 18, 2010 10:33 AM
MY heaven be blessed by the presence of you forever in my thoughts and close to my heart forever love
AnonymousApril 17, 2011 12:04 AM
Clyde was a great person we went to jr high together and him and our other friend alan was pretty close h! He was a jokster and hhad a great laugh! I moved away many years ago and was looking for him on fb when I found this ! I'm so sad for his family who I know loved him very much!! And I remember tippy!
AnonymousJune 12, 2011 11:37 PM
i miss u daddy (clyde ray locke jr.) i wish u were here...!!!!!!thats all i can do is wish and pray right hmmmm.....gosh good times ily and miss ya daddy-demi rae locke
AnonymousAugust 9, 2011 3:48 AM
I miss you friend! Wow the stories I have about us we did so many crazy things it seemed like a movie. I had to help Clyde Ray bury Tippy not a good day in the Locke house.
AnonymousNovember 23, 2011 9:02 PM
I will forever miss you!! There are so many things I wish I could say to you. You were like a brother to me and such a great friend!!!! You always made me laugh, and I will never forget you or Demi. I feel like I hv lost u both. I never see her anymore. She was a daddy's girl and ur shadow. Will be forever lost without my friend. R.I.P Clyde Ray......"WC"
William A. Payne, 52, of Marianna died Friday, May 23, 2008 at Marianna Health and Rehabilitation Center. A native of Dublin, Georgia, Mr. Payne had resided in Marianna for the past five years, he was a U.S. Army veteran and Baptist by faith.
He was preceded in death by his father, Parkey Payne and a brother, Darrell Payne. Survivors include two daughters, Heather Rene Payne Ritchie and husband Steve of Phoenix, Az., Jessica Leeann Payne of Jacksonville; His mother and step father, Freda Payne Porter and Terry Porter of Cypress; one brother, Steve Payne of Ft. Lauderdale; two sisters, Belinda McLane and husband Alan, Pamela Clark and husband Darrell all of Grand Ridge; the mother of his children, Debbie Payne of Jacksonville and the wonderful staff of Marianna Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral services were held at 10am CDT Monday, May 26, 2008 at Cypress Baptist Church with Ralph Harrell officiating, burial followed at Cypress Cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.
Cora Lee Mitchell, 74, of Sneads, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2008 at her residence. Ms. Mitchell was born in Lynchburg, TN., lived in Jackson County since 1952, retired from Florida State Hospital and a longtime member of El Bethel Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Janice Sheffield of Sneads; three sisters, Elise Darsey and husband Glenn of Florence, Al., Mary Odis Pitts and husband Ross,; Ada Alice Taylor all of Faystville, TN.; two grandchildren, Jeania Hamilton and Jody Sheffield both of Sneads; five great-grandchildren, Brice, Evan and Kason Hamilton, Tristan and Icy Lee Sheffield.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 25 at El Bethel Assembly of God Church with Revs. Michael Stephens and William Walker officiating. Burial followed in Dykes Cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing. The family will received friends from 6-8 Saturday at James & Sikes Maddox Chapel.
Aubrey Wendell "Buddy" Adams, 64, of Cottondale died Saturday, May 24, 2008 at his home.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Adams was a National Guard veteran and a life long self employed trucker and a mentor to many in the trucking industry.
Mr. Adams was preceded in death by his parents, Burl and Julia Griffin Adams and the Aunt and Uncle who raised him, Frank and Clara Griffin.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Griffin of Cottondale; two daughters, Julie Rister of Daleville, Al and Deidra Adams, US Army, Afghanistan; four grandchildren, Jonathan Swearingin, US. Army, Ft. Rucker, Marcus Swearingin, USMC, Camp LeJeune, Timothy Deese and Taye Griffin.
Funeral services will be 2 pm Thursday, May 29, 2008 at Maddox Chapel with Rev. James Lamb officiating, burial will follow at Salem Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery, James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing
Jennie L. "Liz" Weeks, 62, of Sneads died Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at Jackson Hospital.
Ms. Weeks was born December 2, 1945 in Jackson County. She was Preceded in death by one son, Johnny L. Rogers; her parents, Amos and Curtis Weeks; two sisters, Rossie Lee McCroan and Linny V. Weeks Neel; one brother, William "Tom" Weeks; close friend, Thomas Gibson.
Survived by three sons, Emery L. Rogers and wife June of Sneads, Amos Rogers and wife Sherri of Bruce, MS., Tony Rogers and wife, Sherrie of Sneads; one daughter, Jennifer Rogers and husband Wade of Panama City; two sisters, Virginia Weeks and Nancy White both of Sneads; three brothers, Maxwell Weeks, Jerry Weeks both of Sneads, Ernest "Skeeter" Weeks of Pelham, Ga.; 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pope Cemetery with Rev. William Walker and Skeeter Weeks officiating. James & Sikes Funeral Home Sneads Chapel directed.
Gerald Edmon Sale, age 62, a retired boat captain, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2008 at his home. Memorial Services were held on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at the First United Methodist Church in Sneads, Florida. Burial will be held at a later date.
A native of Kennett, Missouri, he has lived in this area since 1970. He was a Retired Boat Captain with the Merchant Marines, was an US Air Force Veteran during the Vietnam War. He is survived by his mother Beatrice Sale of Sneads, Florida, his wife Linda Sale of Bayou George, Florida, two daughters Andrea Stockwell and husband Tim of Ocala; Anglea Corbitt and husband Gregg of Tequesta, Florida; two step sons Casey and Scott Newsome of Panama City; two sisters Suellen Howell and Paula Mears both of Sneads, Florida. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Cindy Muterspaugh of Bayou George a Special Cousin Shirley Sells of Kennett, Missouri, several nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles.
Mr Sale was preceded in death by his father Harold T. Sale and his grandparents.
Lanier-Andler Funeral Home Sneads, Florida 32460 in charge of arrangements
A homegoing celebration for Mr. Joseph N. Fagan, age 80, was held Saturday, May 31, 2008 at 10a.m. at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor Riley J. Henderson, Rev. William Harvey and Rev. L.L. Brooks officiated. Interment followed in Orange Hill Cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the caring staff of Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.
Mr. Fagan, entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 26th at Jackson Hospital. A native of Jackson County, he was of the Baptist faith and a member of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He retired from Chipola College where he was Director of Testing and was on the Board of Directors for Chipola Foundation. He served in the United States Air Force and National Guard for several years.
Memories will forever linger with his wife of 57 years, Mary L. Fagan of Marianna, Florida; one son, Ronald A. Fagan and wife Barbara of Austin, Texas; one sister, Mattie Bell Berrian of Miami, Florida; one granddaughter, Samantha Fagan of Austin, Texas; three godchildren, William Mitchell Jr., Yolanda Cherrie Swilley and J. Patrice Burwell; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
William Oscar Collins, 60 of Fountain, Florida formerly of Graceville passed away Thursday May 29, 2008 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial services were held 10 a.m., Saturday, May 31, 2008 at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home with Rev. Jackie Register officiating.
Mr. Collins was born in Morrilton, Arkansas on March 5, 1948. He was employed with Rex Lumber Company for a number of years and of the Baptist faith.
Preceded in death by his father Calvin Davis Collins and a brother Billy G. Collins. He is survived by his wife Sarah Sue Deese Collins of Fountain, mother Kattie Arbell Collins of Branch, Ark., five stepsons Anthony Crutchfield, Berry Crutchfield both of Graceville, Frank Crutchfield of Panama City, Doug Crutchfield of Sebring, Dustin Crutchfield of Marianna, four stepdaughters Diane Williams, Marie Crutchfield, Stacy Crutchfield all of Panama City, Karry Crutchfield of Oneonta, AL; brothers Calvin David Collins of Dothan, AL, Alvin Collins of Paris, Ark., Carl D. Collins of Hot Springs, Ark.,
Charles E. Collins of Eads, Col., Ervin Collins of Branch, Ark., David Collins of Subiaco, Ark., Ernie Collins of Paris, Ark., sisters Alice Fay Simmons of Morrilton, Ark., Allidean Kee of Beebe, Ark., Maxine Curtes of Dover, Ark., eighteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Aubrey Wendell "Buddy" Adams, 64, of Cottondale died Saturday, May 24, 2008 at his home. A native of Jackson County, Mr. Adams was a National Guard veteran and a life long self employed trucker and a mentor to many in the trucking industry.
Mr. Adams was preceded in death by his parents, Burl and Julia Griffin Adams and the Aunt and Uncle who raised him, Frank and Clara Griffin. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Adams of Cottondale; two daughters, Julie Rister of Daleville, Al and Deidra Adams, US Army, Afghanistan; four grandchildren, Jonathan Swearingin, US. Army, Ft. Rucker, Marcus Swearingin, USMC, Camp LeJeune, Timothy Deese and Taye Griffin.
Funeral services were held Thursday, May 29, 2008 at Maddox Chapel with Rev. James Lamb officiating, burial followed at Salem Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery, James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.
Jean Rose Stadelman, 69, of Alford, died Sunday, May 18, 2008 at Jackson Hospital. A native of Hamilton County, Ohio, Mrs. Stadelman had resided in Jackson County for the past 11 years and attended St. Anne’s Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Mary Dietzle Sehlhorst.
Survivors include her husband, John Stadelman of Alford; three sons, Dennis Stadelman of Syracuse, NY, Steve Stadelman and wife Toni of Youngsville, NC, Andrew Stadelman and wife Leann of Maryland; two daughters, Shari Burger and husband Albert of West Harrison, OH, Laura Roell and husband Joseph of Harrison, OH; one brother, Pete Sehlhorst of Cincinnati, OH; 12 grandchildren.
Funeral mass was recited on Saturday, May 31, 2008 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church with Fr. Sean Knox officiating, James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.
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