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Obert Funeral Home

Obert Funeral Home

John “Rickey” Kent

John “Rickey” Kent, age 54 of Alford, passed from this life on September 13, 2018 at Jackson Hospital in Marianna, Florida.

Rickey was born on January 10, 1964 in Marianna, Florida to Curtis Kent Sr. and Lula (Walters) Kent. He was a member of White Pond Baptist Church. 

He was preceded in death by his parents: Curtis and Lula Kent Sr.; sister: Mary Mitchell.

He is survived by his loving siblings: Charles Edward Kent (Joan) of Alford, Florida, Gerald Kent of Alford, Florida, Curtis Kent Jr. of Alford, Florida, Frankie Kent (Bootsie) of Cottondale, Florida, Judy Rich (Chuck) of Chapin, South Carolina, Gail Burnett (Bill) of Alford, Florida, Elizabeth Corbin of Chipley, Florida, Linda Register (Larry) of Columbia, South Carolina, Kathryn Justice (Paul) of Ashford, Alabama, Carolyn Chancellor (Short) of Chancellor, Alabama, Wanda Grick (Jim) of Alford, Florida; nieces and nephews: Megan Rich, Matt Burnett, Mandy Conneely, Jennifer Crenshaw, Jordan Burnett, Shane Kent, Clayton Kent, Kevin Kent, Tracy Zick, Chad Corbin, Justin Register, Janna Register Martin, Julie Kent, Lisa Barton, Jeannie Justice, Kim Mengshoel, Donnie Chancellor, Angie Rawden, Debbie McGee, James Mitchell, Donna Goff, Pam Fox, Shanda Turner; several great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11A.M. Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Cottondale Baptist Church in Cottondale, Florida with Dr. Don Chancellor and Rev. Mark Feges officiating. Interment will follow in Kent Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida directing.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made in Rickey’s honor to the Special Olympics at nationalspecialolympics.give.specialolympics.org

Sarah Ann Donnahoo

 

Sarah Ann Donnahoo, age 79 of Cottondale, went home to be with the Lord on September 9, 2018 at Jackson Hospital in Marianna, Florida surrounded by her loving family.

Sarah was born on December 28, 1938 in Cowpens, South Carolina to Herbert and Gladys (Cash) Johnson. She had lived in the Florida Panhandle for the previous 6 years, since coming from Boiling Springs, South Carolina, where she worked as a C.N.A. for Interim Home Health. She was a member of Alford Baptist Church in Alford, Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Herbert and Gladys Johnson; husband: Jerry Dean Donnahoo.

She is survived by her four daughters: Colonel (USAF, Retired) Debra Donnahoo and Myrt Crowe of Sunset Beach, North Carolina, Karen Burnett and husband John of Cottondale, Florida, Michelle McAlhany and husband David of Greenville, South Carolina, Teri Basch and husband Doug of Chicago, Illinois; son: Jerry Donnahoo and wife Karen of Boiling Springs, South Carolina; two brothers: Jerry Johnson, Clyde Johnson; three sisters: Brenda Watkins, Emma Mabry, Margie Moore; eleven grandchildren: Caitlyn McAlhany, Avery McAlhany, Justin Donnahoo, Tara Pignato, Sara Evans, Casey Basch, Sydney Basch, Wendy Wheeler, Steven Ray, Jonathan Burnett, Tabatha Smith; ten great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held in her honor 11A.M. Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Alford Baptist Church in Alford, Florida with Rev. Bob Johnson officiating. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida in charge of arrangements.

Paul B. Davis

Paul B. Davis, age 79 of Cottondale, went home to be with the Lord on September 6, 2018 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Alabama surrounded by his loving family.

Paul was born on May 30, 1939 in Alford, Florida to Elton K. and Louie Ann Davis. He served his country in the United States Navy before returning to Florida from California in 1975. He will be remembered as an artist, avid fisherman,  musician, and also for his love of technology, especially computers. He attended Sapp Holiness Church in Cottondale, Florida where he served as a Deacon, and was a licensed Minister.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Elton and Louie Davis; two brothers: Leroy Davis and Willie Davis.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Judy Davis of Cottondale, Florida; two sons: Sven Davis and wife Angel of Compass Lake, Florida, Kim Alton Davis and wife Lori of Chipley, Florida; one daughter: Marquita Harden and husband Mark of Pace, Florida; two sisters: Dorothy Tharp and husband Charlie of Cottondale, Florida, Faithe Harris and husband Paul of Marianna, Florida; grandchildren: Alan Suskey, Erik Suskey, Lauren Fox, Farrah Davis, Olivia Davis, Addison Paul Davis, Hunter Harden, Beau Harden, Liam Harden: great grandchildren: Joanie Fox, Sarah Fox, Reis Suskey, Kiley; numerous nieces, nephews, and loved ones.

Funeral services will be held 10A.M. Monday, September 10, 2018 at Sapp Holiness Church in Cottondale, Florida with Rev. James Lewis and Rev. Robert Simmons officiating. Interment will follow in Sapp Holiness Church Cemetery. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida directing.

The family will receive friends for visitation 6-8P.M. Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Sapp Holiness Church in Cottondale, Florida.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made in his honor to the Sapp Holiness Church Digital Sign Fund.

Sue Ditty

Sue Ditty, age 83 of Bascom, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 29, 2017 at her residence.

Mrs. Sue was born on December 27, 1933 in Sneads, Florida to Van Lockhart and Oley Sasser Lockhart. She was a lifelong resident of Jackson County and worked as a caregiver at Sunland Center in Marianna. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Bascom.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Loyce Ditty; parents: Van and Oley Lockhart; brother: Sammy Lockhart.

She is survived by her two daughters: Elaine Oestrike and husband Harold “Chip” of Bascom, FL, Debbie McCran and husband W.O. of Cypress, FL; brother-in-law: Joseph C. Ditty and wife Jeffie of Bascom, FL; sister-in-law: Bernice McDaniel of Bascom, FL; three grandchildren: Josh Oestrike of Panama City, FL, Marion McCroan of Marianna, FL, Tony McCroan of Cypress, FL; two great grandchildren: Michells Phillips of Tallahassee, FL, Tillman McCroan of Tallahassee, FL; six great-great grandchildren: Craig Phillips, Emma Riley, Noah Phillips, Jack Phillips, Blakleigh Pervis all of Cypress, FL, Summer Desmine of Altha, FL; nieces: Vickie Fowler and husband Bobby of Bascom, FL, Kim Shouppe and husband Jeff of Panama City, FL, Nola Register of Marianna, FL, Jennifer Luther and husband Jeff of Tampa, FL; nephew: Jason Lockhart and wife Donna of Tallahassee, FL; several great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 2P.M. Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Hickory Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Bascom, Florida with Rev. Chris Nelson and Rev. Alvin Roberts officiating. Interment will follow the service in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery in Bascom. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida directing.

The family will receive friends from 5-7P.M. Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Hickory Grover Free Will Baptist Church. Flowers are accepted or donations can be made to New Harmony Free Will Baptist Church, 5324 Womack Road, Cottonwood, Alabama 36320 or Midway Free Will Baptist Church, 1600 Church Street, Marianna, Florida 32448.

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