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Marvin Cecil Andrews

Mr. Marvin Cecil Andrews, of Vernon, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 28, 2018 in the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare.  He was 75 years old. 

Marvin was born on July 24, 1943 to the late Rev. Sylvester and Jesse Mae Andrews in Millers Ferry, Florida.  He was of the Methodist faith and a faithful member of St. John A.M.E. Church of Vernon, Florida.  Marvin was a retired lineman working with Embarq and a veteran of the United States Armed Forces.

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 50 years: Willie Mae Andrews of Vernon, Florida; one son: Gregory Andrews (Tamara) of Panama City Beach, Florida; two daughters: Rev. Pamela Andrews of Vernon, Florida and Patricia Andrews of Tallahassee, Florida;  seven grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren;  six brothers: Sylvester Andrews, Jr. (Barbara) of Mulberry, Florida, Larry Andrews, Michael Andrews (Morrisenia), David Andrews, all of Ocala, Florida, Bural Andrews (Dorothy) of DeRidder, Louisiana, and Jerel Andrews of Atlanta, Georgia; three sisters: Velma Murphy (Billy) of Lynn Haven, Florida, Esther Andrews-Jackson of Vernon, Florida, and Sheila Andrews-Aquaowo of Hinescille, Maryland;  aunt: Mary Jane Andrews of Red Bay, Florida; god-brother: Norman Peterson; god-sister: Min. Kathy Brown; along with a large host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. 

A Celebration of Marvin’s Life will be held 2PM CST, Sunday, January 6, 2019 from the sanctuary of the St. Luke A.M.E. Church of Vernon, Florida with pastor, Rev. Gloria Wynn, officiaiting.  Committal Service along with Military Honors will follow in the church cemetery with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida, directing.  

Public Viewing will be held from 5-9 PM CST, Saturday, January 5, 2019 in the Cooper Funeral Home Chapel of Chipley, Florida.  The remains will lie in repose 1hr prior to services at the church on Saturday.  Friends may sign the guestbook online at  

Nickalist Mares Lang, Jr.

Mr. Nickalist Mares Lang, Jr., 26 of Marianna, FL, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 16, 2017 in Cottondale, FL

Nick was baptized at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church of Marianna, FL under the leadership of Rev. Darryl Johnson.  He was a great and loving father to his kids. He was a wonderful son, brother, grandson, uncle, nephew and friend.  He loved the Florida Gators Football team. 

Nick had a true and deep love for his children: Ja’vonterius Maldonado of Marianna, FL and JaLeah Taylor of Cottondale, FL; he was raised and loved by his mother & step-father:  Caren Brown Smith of Atlanta, GA and Solomon Smith of Grand Ridge, FL; he also leaves to cherish and forever love him his father:  Nickalist Lang, Sr. of Marianna, FL; brother: Timothy Brown, Jr of Ebro FL; four (4) sisters:  Cierra Potter (Torrey) of Vernon, FL, Jasmine Brown of Atlanta, GA, Nicoreyah Lang and Sharnae Lang of Marianna, FL;  maternal grandmother:  the late Edith Brown-Brigham;  maternal grandfather:  Charles Robusky, Sr. of Birmingham, AL;  paternal grandmother:  Patricia Heatrice of Marianna, FL; paternal grandfather:  Charles Holden, Sr. of Marianna, FL;  paternal great-grandmother:  Dora Donalds of Marianna, FL; along with a host of aunts & uncles, nieces & nephews, cousins, and many sorrowful friends.  

A Celebration of Life will be held 11 A.M CST, Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the T.J. Roulhac Enrichment Center of Chipley, FL with Rev.  Darryl Johnson, officiating.  Committal Services will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery of Chipley, FL with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, FL, directing. 

Public Viewing for Mr. Lang will be held on Friday, January 27, 2017 from 5-9 P.M. CST in the Cooper Funeral Home Chapel of Chipley, FL.  Mr. Lang will lie in repose 1hr. prior to services On Saturday.  Friends may sign the guestbook online at

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