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James and Sikes Funeral Home

James and Sikes Funeral Home

Maddox Chapel  4278 Lafayette Street Marianna, FL 32446 (850) 482-2332

Website URL: http://www.jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com/

Joy McArthur Stuart

Joy McArthur Stuart, 50, of Malone, FL, died Saturday, July 14, 2018 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Joy was born in St. Petersburg, FL, on January 10, 1968 to the late Mike and Joyce Lanier McArthur. She lived her entire life in Malone where she was a 1986 graduate of Malone High School. Joy studied Respiratory Therapy and worked in Marianna for Jackson Hospital and most recently, for the Sunland Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents and son, Johnathan Hardy Stuart.

Joy is survived by her husband, Partick Lee Stuart, Jr.; son, Partick Lee “Trey” Stuart, III of Malone; two daughters, Taylor Stuart and Brandi Stuart Beeler and husband, Jesse all of Malone; one granddaughter, Emersyn Beeler; brother, Dennis McArthur and his children, Jana and Michael McArthur.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, July 19, 2018 at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel   with Ed Ham officiating.  Interment will follow in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations to Autism Speaks, 557 N. Wymore Road, Bldg. A Suite 101, Maitland, FL 32751 / Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com

Shirley Faye Floyd

Shirley Faye Floyd, 74, of Malone, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 surrounded by her family. 

Shirley was born October 14, 1943 in Houston County.  She spent most of her life in Jackson County, Florida.  She retired from Grangerburg Peanut Company and was part owner in the business. She volunteered at Chipola Ministries and was active in the Friendship Baptist Church WMU. Shirley has been a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Malone, Florida since 1973.  She loved riding golf carts, gardening, traveling with friends, southern gospel music, and she was an avid reader all of her life.  She enjoyed spending time cooking for family and friends and loved large gatherings in the Floyd eating house.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Katie Lou Locke of Ashford, Alabama and one brother Billy Locke of Dothan, Alabama. 

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Ben Floyd of Malone, FL; three sons, Holt and Scarlett Floyd, Hank and Lisa Floyd, and Jamie and Kim Floyd; one sister, Elsie Howarth; one brother in law, Marvin Floyd, of Tallahassee; one sister in law, Ann McWaters, of Ashford, Alabama; ten grandchildren, Kacee Floyd, Karlee Floyd, Harrison Floyd, Kayla Floyd, Caroline Floyd, Storm Floyd, Spencer Floyd, Megan Hobbs, Gannon Baxter, and Lindsey Baxter; four great grandchildren, Kamdyn Tew, JC Pittman, Hailey Hobbs, and Gracie Hobbs.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 13, 2018 at Friendship Baptist Church with Reverends Chuck Locke and Danny Sumerlin officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until service time, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Friendship Baptist Church Building Fund.

Johnnie D. Skipper

Johnnie D. Skipper, 84, of Malone passed away peacefully at her home on July 8, 2018 surrounded by her family as she departed to Heaven.

Johnnie was born on September 21, 1933 in Tarrytown, GA to Clyde and Reba Davis.  She lived most of her life in Jackson County.  She was a retired Supervisor from Sunland Center.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, James H Skipper.

Survivors include sons, James David Skipper and wife Tona of Marianna.  Danny Joe Skipper and wife Gina of Malone.  Daughter, Donna Skipper Grulke and husband Timothy of Malone.  Survived also by Grandchildren, David Adam Skipper, James Eric Skipper and wife Melissa, Audrey Skipper, Tasha Freeman and husband Gary, Brandy Hollis and husband Quinton,  Amy Jackson and wife DeDe Joy,  Mica Smith and husband Brian, Kevin Warren and wife Kayla, Tatum Lockart and husband Austin, Jeremy Skipper and fiancé Emily, Jeff Sellers, Jennifer Nolen and husband Hunter, Jessica Hughes, Cody Hughes, T.J. Grulke and fiancé Melonie, Garrett Grulke and fiancé Erika, Shelby Grulke and fiancé’ Austin. Great Grandchildren, Nicholas Hollis and wife Brittney, Aiden Hollis, Cy Smith, Grady Smith, Brantley Warren, Erica Victor, Nathan Victor, Baylee Victor, Jada Skipper, Press Nolen, Cheyenne Skipper, Valiant Tew, Alexus Tew, Indigo Skipper, and Harper Skipper; Great Great Grandchildren, Aaliyah and Sophia Hollis

Funeral services will be at 3 pm, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at James & Sikes Funeral home Maddox Chapel with Revs. Jack Hollis and Gino Mayo officiating.  Interment will follow in Bascom Baptist Church Cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing. 

The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel.

Pallbearers are:  Kevin Warren, Jeremy Skipper, Cody Hughes, Austin Lockart, Brian Smith, Quinton Hollis, and Tommy Griffis.

They family would like to express a Thank You to Dr. Richard Christopher and nurse Stephanie for the many years of care for their precious Mother.  Also to Emerald Coast Hospice for their kind service to our Mom, and us during this time.

Expressions of sympathy may be expressed at jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com

Jordan M. Colby

Jordan M. Colby, 25, of Marianna died Wednesday, July 4, 2018 near Marianna from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was a native and lifelong resident of Marianna, Jackson County. He was employed at Winn Dixie for several years and was a fugitive recovery agent with a private firm. 

Jordan was preceded in death by his father, Fredrick Colby. He is survived by Amber Cureton; his son, Jordan Joseph Colby; daughters, Brooklyn Cureton and Aubrey Colby;  his mother Betty G. Monette and husband, Nick; his brother, Thomas Colby all of Marianna.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at James & Sikes Maddox Chapel with interment to follow in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing. The family will recieve friends one hour prior to services at James & Sikes Maddox Chapel. condolences may be made online at Jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com

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