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Cooper Funeral Home

Cooper Funeral Home

Ray Julius Studdard

Ray Julius Studdard of Vernon, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 29, 2018 in the Bay Medical Covenant Hospice of Panama City, Florida.  He was 78 years old. 

Ray was born on July 27, 1940 to the late Julius and Dorothy (Adams) Studdard in Atlanta, Georgia.  He was a self-employed Auto Mechanic and was a member of the Live Oak Baptist Church in Vernon, Florida. 

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife: Linda June Studdard of Vernon, Florida; three (3) daughters: Robin (David) Wachsman, Vicki (Keith) Andrews, both of Tampa, Florida and Kim Studdard of Vernon, Florida; six (6) grandchildren: Austin Wachsman, Samantha Wachsman, Savannah Andrews, Zachary Major, Kayla Jenkins, and Joseph Jenkins; brother: Daniel (Joann) Studdard of Texas; sister-in-law: Benny (Jim) Thomas of Tampa, Florida; along with a host of other relatives and friends. 

A Memorial Service remembering Ray’s life will be held 6PM CST, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at the Live Oak Baptist Church of Vernon, Florida.  Memorialization will be by cremation. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida.

Friends may sign the guestbook online at www.cooperfhchipley.com.

Jimmie Ivery, Jr.

Jimmie Ivery, Jr., of Tallahassee, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 23, 2018 in the Consulate Health Care of Tallahassee, Florida.  He was 69 years old and a native of Chipley, Florida. 

Jimmie was born on April 19, 1949 to the late Jimmie Ivery, Sr. and Maggie (Hodges) Ivery in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  He was of the Christian faith and a member of the Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Florida.  Jimmie was employed and retired with Florida State University as a Building Maintenance Supervisor for over 30 years.  He later became a Chef at the Western Sizzle Steak House in Tallahassee, Florida.  

He leaves to cherish his memories his beloved wife of 50 years: Eria Ivery of Tallahassee, Florida;  four (4) daughters: Kimberly (Adrian) Andrews of Havana, Florida, Monica (Keith) Clayton, Sherri Brown, both of Tallahassee, Florida, and Shareika (Charles) Reed of Seffner, Florida; one (1) son:  Jimmie Ivery III, of Tampa, Florida; 11 grandchildren; two (2) sisters: Shirley (Harry) Meek and Joyce (Johnny) Ivery-Lester, both of Boynton Beach, Florida; two (2) brothers: Washington (Dee) Ivery of Lake Worth, Florida, and Wayne (Barbara) Ivery of Tallahassee, Florida; mother-in-law: Minnie Bullock of Chipley, Florida; a special aunt: Frances Hodge; 2 sisters-in-law, 5 brothers-in-law, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.   

A Celebration of Jimmie’s Life will take be held 11 AM EST, Saturday, July 28, 2018 from the sanctuary of the Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church of Tallahassee, Florida with pastor, Rev. Joseph Wright, Bishop Titus B. Deas, Jr., Rev. LaNorris D. McFadden, Rev. Edward Butler, and Rev. Carl Bullock, officiating.  Committal Services will be held approx. 2:30 PM CST in the Northside Cemetery of Chipley, Florida with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida, directing.  

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 27, 2018 from 6-8 PM CST in the Cooper Funeral Home Chapel.  The remains will lie in repose at the church on Saturday 2hrs. prior to services.  Friends may sign the guestbook online at www.cooperfhchipley.com. 

Alexander Brown, Jr.

Prophet Alexander Brown, Jr., of DeFuniak Springs, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 6, 2018 in the Ft. Walton Beach Rehabilitation Center of Ft. Walton Beach, Florida.  He was 64 years old. 

Alexander was born on December 19, 1953 to the Madie (Peterson) Brown and the late Alexander Brown, Sr. in Bunnell, Florida.  He was a member of the New Deliverance Pentecostal Holiness Church in DeFuniak Springs, Florida and was a Custodian for many years. 

He leaves to cherish his memories a loving wife: Betty Jean Brown; two children: Betty Jewell Graham (Benny) and Larry Wayne Brown, all of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; two grandchildren: Anna L. Graham and Jermel J. Graham; brothers:  Alfred Peterson (Gloria Mae), Eddie Brown (Debra), Willie Brown (Cathy), John Brown (Erica), and Timothy Brown (Alice);  sisters:  Susie Potter  (Willie Lee), Lottie Mike (Bishop Edward), Gloria Peterson (Rev. Richard, Sr.), Brenda Peterson, Debra Conner (Elder Don), and Connie Hawes;  along with a host of other relatives and friends. 

A Celebration of Alexander’s Life will be held 11 AM CST, Saturday, July 14, 2018 from the sanctuary of the McQueen’s Temple First Born Church of Vernon, Florida with pastor, Jr. Bishop J.O. Brown, Pastor Angela Jackson, Elder Don Conner, Rev. Richard Peterson and Bishop Edward T. Mike, officiating.  Committal Service will follow in the St. Luke Memorial Gardens of Vernon, Florida with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida, directing.  

Public Viewing will begin on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 12 Noon until 9 PM CST in the Cooper Funeral Home Chapel of Chipley, Florida.  The remains will lie in repose at the church on Saturday 1hr prior to services.  Friends may sign the guestbook online at www.cooperfhchipley.com. 

Lucille (Brown) Tomblin

Mrs. Lucille (Brown) Tomblin, of Chipley, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 in the Bay Medical Center of Panama City, Florida.  She was 76 years old. 

Lucille was born on April 10, 1942 to the late Buford & Mary (Callins) Brown in Chipley, Florida.  She served as a Dietary Aide for the Washington County Hospital for numerous years and for Sunland in Marianna Florida for 20+ years.  

She leaves to cherish her memories two daughters: Erica Butler of Panama City, Florida, and Beverly Butler of Tallahassee, Florida;  one son: Anthony Tomblin of Bradenton, Florida; two granddaughters: Christina Tomblin of Jacob City, Florida, and Jermaine Lewis of Tallahassee, Florida;  one great-grandsons: Miles Anthony Libert of Jacob City, Florida;  two sisters:  Phyllis Brown of Panama City, Florida and Ethel Brown-Oney (Gene) of Vernon, Florida; two brothers: Isaac Brown (Dorothy) of Vernon, Florida, and Ferman Brown, Jr. of Bonifay, Florida; along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

A Celebration of Lucille’s Life will be held 11 AM CST, Saturday, July 7, 2018 from the sanctuary of the Johnson Temple First Born Church with pastor, Elder Floyd Harper, Rev. Larry Brown, Rev. Earl Cooke, and Dea Isaac Brown, officiating.  Committal Service will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery of Chipley, Florida with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida, directing. 

Public Viewing will begin on Friday, July 6, 2018 from 12 Noon until 9 PM in the Cooper Funeral Home Chapel of Chipley, Florida.  The remains will lie in repose at the church on Saturday, 1hr. prior to services.  Friends may sign the guestbook online at www.cooperfhchipley.com.

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