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James and Lipford Funeral Home

James and Lipford Funeral Home

5390 Cotton Street Graceville, FL  32440  (850) 263-3238

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

Homer David Atkins

Homer David Atkins, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.

Born in Holmes County, Florida on September 3, 1926 to the late Major Lee Atkins and Amanda Phillips Atkins. Mr. Homer was a  U.S. Army Veteran and most significant duty assignment was Co “G” 136th Inf. Regt., Camp Rucker, Alabama. He served as SGT in both World War II and Korean War. He received a Purple Heart, a Presidential Unit C Distinguished Emblem for heroism both for Korea and several other decorations, badges, commendations, citations and campaign ribbons. Mr. Homer retired after 32 years from the Civil Service at the U.S. Navy Base in Panama City known today as Naval Coastal Systems. He was a longtime member of East Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

A Home-going service will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at East Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with Bro. Greg Rhinehart officiating. Burial will follow in

Church Cemetery, James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing.

Family will receive friends at the church on Tuesday, 10 a.m. until time of service.

Flowers will be accepted or family request those wishing to make memorials to Covenant Care 4215 Kelson Ave., Suite E Marianna, FL  32440.

Preceded in death by his parents and one son Bruce Atkins.

Survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Marylan, Atkins, three children Kenneth Atkins(Dani), Panama City, FL, Sherron Miller, Wewahitchka, FL, Wonda Builta(Chip), Mobile, AL; nine grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, His beloved siblings John West and Joyce West, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.jamesandlipford.com

Ronnie Cochran

Ronnie Cochran, 70 of Noma Community, Bonifay, Florida passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Flowers Hospital following a brief illness.

Ronnie was born in Dothan, AL on September 8, 1948 to the late A.J. and Boncil Hatcher Cochran. Ronnie has worked with Barber Farm Service in Campbellton, FL for a number of years, in which he was truly appreciated by not only his boss and co-workers but also by all the customers. His most cherished was his beloved wife Patricia and daughter Courtney. He loved spending his time with them, helping Courtney with the horses at their home on Clayhill Ranch and as they all traveled for barrel racing events. When at home and relaxing he would spend time on the frontporch drinking his sweet tea. Ronnie also loved to fish and would every chance hecould with different family members or friends. He will be truly missed by all…

A Celebration of His Life will be held 4 p.m., Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Noma Town Hall.

In memory of Ronnie, the family would like to ask memorials be made to The Wounded Warrior Project (his dad was wounded in war) or Hurricane Michael victims.

Preceded in death by his parents and one brother Greg Cochran.

Survived by his beloved wife Patricia Cochran, daughter Courtney Cochran, Noma, son Devin Cochran, Dothan, AL; brother A.J. “Bill” Cochran and wife Brenda, Ariton, AL; four nephews and two fur-babies Shiloh and Allie.

Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.jamesandlipford.com

John Patrick “Papa” Fitzgerald, Sr.

John Patrick “Papa” Fitzgerald, Sr. passed on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Azalea Gardens Memory Care, a loving and caring community in Tallahassee, FL. Born in Bellows Falls, VT, on July 11, 1930, Papa especially enjoyed golf and Seminole Football. But his greatest joy in life was spending time with his family. He married his loving wife Cindy Brock Fitzgerald on January 23, 1960. Their 58-year union was blessed with four adoring children and eight grands.

Although loud and gregarious, our Papa was a soft and gentle soul. He enriched the lives of everyone he met with his humor, his infectious laugh and the stories of his years in the U.S. Air Force and Korean War, his golfing adventures with his closest buddies, and his 40 years working in the aerospace industry. Papa loved traveling the world, most recently trips with family to Machu Picchu in Southern Peru in 2005 and a tour of Ireland in 2000.

Papa is survived by his beloved wife, Cindy, sons Paul (Jennifer), Johnny (Xiaoling), daughter Gail Knight (Bob), eight grandchildren, Casey (Tory), Timothy, Taylor (Sam), Danny, Tommy, Abbey, Johnny, and Brock, and many, many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his blessed son Patrick, his parents Thomas and Agnes, two brothers Paul and Thomas, and a sister Loretta. 

Papa will be memorialized at a funeral mass at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church in Bonifay, FL on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 10:00 AM CDT. Graveside service at Galilee Church Cemetery in Graceville, FL will follow at 12:30 PM CDT. James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing.

In gratitude of the loving and tender care given to our Papa, in lieu of flowers, please make donations to Big Bend Hospice of Tallahassee, FL.

We love you Papa.

Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.jamesandlipford.com

Virginia C. Gammons

Virginia C. Gammons, 65, of Esto Community, Bonifay, FL, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL, following an extended illness.

A Celebration of Her Life will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2018, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Bro. Steve Burroughs officiating. Burial will follow in Esto Community Cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing.

Family will receive friends at the church Friday, 1 p.m. until time of service.

Virginia was born August 31, 1953, in Bonifay, FL. She was a retired clerk/stocker with the Piggly Wiggly Store in Graceville. Virginia truly loved her two sons, family and Alabama Football: “Roll Tide.”

Preceded in death by her husband Odell Gammons, father Ralph E. Adams and a brother-in-law William Shaffer.

Survived by her mother, Frances Adams, Esto; two sons, Derrick Conner, Meridian, MS, David Conner, Sulphur, LA; eight step-children, Jerry Gammons, Terry Gammons, Michael Gammons, Ralph Gammons, Samantha Gammons Oakley, Amy Gammons Shaffer, Brandi Gammons Stewart, Allen Conner; sister, Brenda Gammons, Slocomb, AL; special friend and caregiver, James Conway, special nephew Jared Mixon and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Expressions can be made at http://www.jamesandlipford.com/

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