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Jane Ellen Donalson

Jane Ellen Donalson passed away at Marianna Health and Rehabilitation Center on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the age of 52. 

Jane was born on May 15, 1967 to Dr. And Mrs. J.T. Donalson. She came to live with Karen Henrickson, Harry Green, and family at the age of 5. Jane graduated from Hope School, worked at Rhynes’ Day Care, and then attended JCARC. Jane had a love for folding clothes and keeping garbage cans clean. She loved her Mardi Gras beads and hair bands. Jane was a blessing to all who knew her. She was always happy, pleasant, and loved everyone. She was the true meaning of unconditional love.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Harry and Emily Howell (Pops and FanFan) and Phil Henrickson.

Survivors include her mother, Karen Howell Henrickson; sisters, Karey Green Lambert (Andy) and Kristin Green Roberts (John Young); brother, Jim Henrickson; uncle, Randy Howell; five nieces, Kendall Cummings Lambe (Cody), Brook Cummings, Sarah Hewett, Lily Roberts, Kaia Henrickson; one nephew, Graham Roberts. She was also survived by many close friends of the family that loved her like a sister.

Funeral services will be 2p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church with Reverend Dr. Nathan Attwood and John Young Roberts officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery with James and Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.

The family will receive friends from 5-7p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at James and Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel.

The family would like to thank Emerald Coast Hospice and Marianna Health and Rehab for the love and care they showed during this time.

Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com

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David B. Horton

David B. Horton, 69, of Grand Ridge died Thursday, May 30, 2019 at his home.

David was born in Altha, FL, May 29, 1950 to the late Herchiel Byron Horton and Ella Mae Fox Horton.

He was a longtime educator with Grand Ridge and Sneads High Schools. He taught P.E. and coached basketball and baseball at Grand Ridge for several years prior to becoming the Drivers Ed teacher at both Grand Ridge and Sneads High Schools. He was a deacon, Sunday school Director, VBS Director at Providence Baptist Church in Grand Ridge and in later years served as a deacon at First Baptist Church of Marianna.

Survivors are his wife, June Neel Horton; son, Tony Horton (Holly) of Panama City Beach, FL; daughter, Kelly Ziglar (Ryan), of Marianna; three grandsons, Garrett, Dylan and Nathan Ziglar, all of Marianna; two sisters, Betty Meredith (Bruce), Dorothy Nicolo all of Tallahassee; brother-in-law, Bill Neel (Linda) of Grand Ridge; several cousins, nieces & nephews.

Funeral services will be Sunday, June 2, 2019 at First Baptist in Marianna with Shane Mercer officiating. Interment will follow in Carpenter Cemetery in Grand Ridge with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing. 

The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until funeral time at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Marianna.

Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com

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Chuck Miles

Chuck Miles, 79, of Cottondale, FL died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at his residence.

Born in Cottondale, FL to Wiley Miles and Lina Davis Miles. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, A.D. Miles and Wes Davis and sister Martha Howard.

He is survived by four children, Wanda Biggs and husband, Rev. Allen Biggs of Marianna, FL, Tonja Land and husband, Steve Land of Cottondale, FL, Charles Miles Jr. of Murphyboro, GA, and William Miles of Cottondale; Eight Grandchildren, Amber Barnes and husband Ricky of Marianna, Joshua and Amanda Biggs of Marianna, Alyssa and Justin Harrelson of Dothan, AL, Jonathan Biggs of Jacksonville, Tanya and DJ Clunan of Panama City, Kyle Daniels and Beth of Marianna, Paige Miles of Compass Lake, Alexx Miles of Altha; 15 Great Grandchildren, Richie, Rylan, Rathan and Alyvia Barnes, Isabella, Lilly and Ellie Biggs, Asher and Adilyn Harrelson, Nolan and Emma Clunan, Stephanie and Lukas Daniels, Jayla Weeks and Abel Miles; one brother, Donnie Miles and wife, Rita of Warrensburg, MO; sisters, Agnes Twarkins of Kinsey, AL and Bonnie and James Griggs of Malone, FL.

He liked farming, and working with horses and his cows. He loved to travel the world. He also was loved by many nieces and nephews and wonderful friends.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 at The Sanctuary in Marianna, FL with Reverend Allen Biggs officiating. Interment will follow in the Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at The Sanctuary in Marianna, FL.

The family would like to thank Kindred Health, Emerald Coast Hospice, and his loving caregivers, Melinda Barber, Debbie Caswell, Linda Davis and Jenelle Smith.

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