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Vanders Carl Long

Mr. Vanders Carl Long affectionately called Dr. Love, of Tampa and formerly of Marianna, entered into eternal rest of Monday, September 3rd at the James Harley VA Hospital in Tampa.  He was 58 years old.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, he was raised in Marianna and was a graduate of Marianna High School.  After graduation, he enlisted with the United States Army where he served four years, receiving an Honorable Discharge.  He was of the Baptist faith and a former member of Bethel Star Missionary Baptist Church.

Precious memories will forever remain with his wife, Callie G. Long of Tampa, Florida; his mother, Hazel Long of Marianna, Florida; one daughter, Destini Long (Jordan) of Tampa, Florida; one son, Daberal Thompson (Stephanie) of Tampa, Florida; four brothers, Kevin Williams of Bonifay, Florida, Darryl Williams (Arletha) of Greenwood, Florida, Tony A. Long of Marianna, Florida and Shaun Williams of Newark, New Jersey; two sisters, Cynthia D. Williams of Greenwood, Florida and Stephanie Stanley (Frank) of Tallahassee, Florida; one uncle, Marcus Johnson (Fannie) of Irvington, New Jersey; two aunts, Elouise Long Peterman (Leman) of Marianna, Florida and Doris Williams of Greenwood, Florida; three great aunts, Riller Jackson of Bartow, Florida, Belze Balcom of Greenwood, Florida and Julia Wynn of Marianna, Florida; one brother-in-law, Christopher Granberry (Elsie) of Tampa, Florida; four sisters-in-law, Deloris Granberry (Patrick), Ruthie Moore, Estell Wade (Nepholen) and Sandra Walker all of Tampa, Florida; one uncle-in-law, L.D. Highsmith of Greenwood, Florida; one aunt-in-law, Minnie Highsmith of Tampa, Florida; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A homegoing celebration for Vanders will be held Saturday, September 15th at 11a.m. at Bethel Star Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor George Williams, Rev. Ronnie Spears and Elder Virgil L. Johnson Sr., officiating.  Interment will follow in the Orange Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by the Ft. Rucker Honor Guard, and arrangements entrusted to the caring staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna, Florida.

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Chatman Adams

Mr. Chatman Adams, affectionately called Sarge, of Marianna, entered into eternal rest on Monday, August 20th at home.  He was 92 years old.

 He was born in Blountstown, Florida, where he attended and graduated from the public school system before joining the United States Armed Forces, serving during wartime.  He served in the Army, Air Force and Air Force Guards before retiring, receiving an Honorable Discharge.

 He leaves love and memories with one daughter, Dorothy Adams and husband Richard Robbins of Glenview, Illinois; one grandson, Zachary ‘Zac’ Robbins of Storrs, Connecticut; one granddaughter, Kai Robbins of Glenview, Illinois; three brothers, George Adams and wife Cathy, Larry Adams and wife Gene both of Tallahassee, Florida and Calvin Adams of Crawfordville, Florida; two sisters, Elvira Williams of Crawfordville, Florida and Dorothy Adams Harley of Marianna, Florida; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

 A Service of Remembrance for Sarge will be held Saturday, September 8th at 11a.m. at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Blountstown where Rev. Angus Jackson is pastor and Pastor Michael Bell and Pastor Geraldine Sheard will be officiating.  Interment will follow in the Magnolia Cemetery with Military Honors provided by Hulburt Field Honor Guard with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home in Marianna, Florida.

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Jimmie Mozelle Tisdale Shaw

Ms. Jimmie Mozelle Tisdale Shaw of Marianna, Florida entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 25th at Jackson Hospital.  She was 65 years old.

 A native of Jackson County, she was of the Baptist faith and a member of New Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church.

 She was preceded in death by her daughter, Estelle Stephens; mother, Loubennie Tisdale Long, the mother that raised, Alice Jackson; sister, Correne Tisdale;  brother, Bernard Tisdale.

 Precious memories will forever remain with her caring family; one son, James Stephens of Marianna, Florida; two sisters, Ann Barnes and husband Eddie of Holiday, Florida and Linda Palmer and husband Joseph of Hinesville, Georgia; one uncle, Clyde Tisdale and wife Winnie of Clearwater, Florida; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

 A Service of Remembrance for Mozell will be held Saturday, August 4th at 10 a.m. at Peoples Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Crushall Swilley officiating.  Memorialization will be by cremation with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.

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