Vina L. Brogdon

Ms. Vina L. Brogdon, a lifelong resident of Sneads, Florida passed away peacefully on Monday, May 13, 2019 in Marianna, Florida.  She made a career working at Florida State Hospital and retired after 30 years of dedicated service. She enjoyed going to church, working in her yard, tending to her flower garden and reading.  Vina was a kind and gentle person who loved spending time with family and friends, and was overjoyed to cook and bake for them.  She will be missed deeply by her family and many friends, but never forgotten.

Vina is survived by her daughter, Betty J. Johns (Charles) of Marianna, FL; and her son, Earl Jones of Sneads, FL; one sister, Audrey Spurlock of Frost Proof, FL; one brother, James F. Jernigan of Clearwater, FL; seven grandchildren, Shelby Johns (Rhonda), Jennifer Castleberry (David), Selina McDaniel, Andrea Nicole Lewis, Eric Jones, Scott Jones, Kimberly Oriento (Jesse) and seventeen great grandchildren.

Vina was preceded in death by her parents, Alvie and Gertrude Tadlock, her first husband, Eddie Lee Jones, her second husband, Charles H. Brogdon, and one sister, Verlene Thomley.

Services will be private for family.  Because of her love for her Savior and her church, in lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the First Baptist Church of Sneads, FL.


Claude Keith Hilton, Jr.

On March 31, 2019, Keith, a loving husband and father of three daughters, joined his heavenly father at the age of 65, after a prolonged illness, at his home in Sneads, FL.

Keith was born on March 17, 1954 in Blountstown, FL.

Keith is preceded in death by his father, Claude K. Hilton, Sr.; his mother, Lillian Irene Moore Hilton; and his sister, Lisa Gail Hilton Martin. 

His is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Denise Boatman Hilton; his three daughters, Amy Hilton Money (Tony Money), Sylvia Hilton (Jimmy Amison), and Melissa Hilton Morgan (Ricky Morgan); seven grandchildren, Justin Carlisle, James and John Loftus, Lealeanna and Madelynn Kostovic, Aiden and Ciara Morgan; two nephews, Kristopher and Joshua Martin and his special pet, Prissy.

Keith graduated from Sneads High School in 1972, then attended Chipola Jr. College where he received his AA degree.  Upon Graduation he attended Florida State University where he received his bachelor’s degree in science and remained a die-hard fan of FSU.  He then married the love of his life, Jacqui in 1982 and were happily married for 38 wonderful years.  He was a teacher and coach at Chattahoochee High School for several years and then moved on to several different jobs with the State of Florida.  Most notably was his 22 years at Sunland in Marianna from where he retired on Disability. Keith was an avid fisherman and could often be found on the banks of the Apalachicola River and on the catwalk at the dam in Chattahoochee.  He always looked forward to his yearly vacations with his wife and daughters in Destin, FL.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at McAlpin Funeral Home in Sneads, FL on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST. A Celebration of Life service will be on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 12:00 PM CST.

Flowers may be sent; however, the family encourages donations be made to Shriners Hospital, 2900 N. Rocky Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.


Innette McDaniel

Innette McDaniel, of Quincy, FL was born on March 19, 1948 in Jackson County, Florida and went to be with her Lord on April 20, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  Innette was of the Baptist faith and dearly loved attending church services at Riverchase Health Center where she resided.  She was a kind and gentle person who loved spending time with family and friends.  Innette enjoyed playing Bingo and rarely missed an opportunity to join a game in progress.  She enjoyed life and was always there to brighten the lives of others.  Innette will be missed deeply by her family and many friends, but never forgotten.

Innette is survived by one son, Charles Wayne Tucker (Monica); four sisters, Pat Crutchfield, Juanita Shepard, Jeanette Day, and Annie Rebecca Banks; four brothers, Ervin Alday, Lloyd Alday, Eddie Dewaye Alday and Frank Alday; three granddaughters, Sheri Marie Taylor, Jennifer Nicole Johnson, and Karen Cletter Dell-Handford; as well as two great granddaughters, Emma Taylor and Nora Johnson.  

Innette was preceded in death by her parents, Morgan Daniel and Annie Lula Alday; one sister, Mamie Alday; and two brothers, Joseph and Floyd Alday.

A Graveside Service will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM EST with Rev. Roland Bamburg officiating and McAlpin Funeral Home directing.

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