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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/

R. Lamar Smith

R. Lamar Smith, 65 of Graceville, Poplar Springs Community, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018, following a courageous battle with cancer. 

Lamar was born in Graceville on October 9, 1952 to the late Ralph and Mary Bell Wood Smith. A graduate of Poplar Springs High School, Class of 1970, Lamar was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he served for over 13 years. He loved golfing, fishing and was an avid Gator fan.

 Family will receive friends at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home,

6 p.m., Friday, September 21, 2018 with a Celebration of His Life to follow with Bro. Jerry Moore officiating.

 Predeceased by his parents and one brother Lance Cpl. Albert E. Patrick Smith.

 He is survived by one son Ralph Smith(Terri), Graceville, one brother Mike Smith(Shelly), Ft. Smith, AR, three sisters Mary Blair(Ronnie), Graceville, Patricia Martin, Columbus, GA, Melba Morrow(Jim), Highland View, TX, three grandchildren Ender, Austin, Isabella, several nieces, nephews, cousins and two very special fur-babies Sparky and Daisy.

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

Johnny Ray Fortner

Johnny Ray Fortner, 59 of Graceville, FL, joined his beloved mother and father in their Heavenly Home on Monday, September 10, 2018.

Johnny was born in Avon Park, FL on August 30, 1959 to the late Billy Ray and Sarah Bessie Budd Fortner. He worked as a heavy equipment operator with Conlan Company until he medically retired in 2009. Johnny was an excellent father and grandfather in which his grandchildren had a very special place in his heart. He was a hard worker and his favorite pastime was gardening, collecting John Deere tractors and carpentry.

A Celebration of His Life will be 2 p.m., Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home with his son, Pastor John E. Barnes officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.

Survivors include three children Jennifer Fortner, Marianna, Jessie Alton Barnes, Graceville, John E. Barnes(Tammy), Clarksville, TN; two sisters Shari Moffet(Russell), Grand Ridge, FL, Freda Adams, Graceville; mother of the children Candace May Proper, Bonifay, FL; eleven grandchildren Christine, Candace, Jonathan, Jenessa, Jason, Mariah, Dominick, Stephanie, Heather, Jessie, Cecilia; four great grandchildren; four nieces and nephews, Lacy Adams, David Ray Adams, Sarah Batts and Chrissy Deon.

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

Jonathan “Johnny” Brewer

Jonathan “Johnny” Brewer, 55 of Graceville passed away suddenly Tuesday, August 28, 2018, in Malone, Florida.

Johnny was born in Oneonta, AL on August 21, 1963. He was a family-man and loved spending time with them and especially watching Auburn football, “War Eagle”. Johnny was employed with GALO Enterprises where he has worked for several years.

A Celebration of His Life will be held 6 p.m., Friday, August 31. 2018 at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home with Rev. Chester Padgett officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, 4 p.m. until time of service.

He was preceded in death by his mother Imogene Phillips Brewer.

Survived by his beloved wife Mary Deese, father Carlton Wade Brewer, Graceville, grandmother Florence Chastain, Daleville, AL, three children Jonathan Eugene Brewer, Jr., Graceville, B.J. (Kaci) Hughes, Dothan, AL, Amy (Daniel) Smith, Fadette, AL; one brother Carlton Wayne Brewer, Tullahoma, TN, one sister Tammy Hollister, Newton, AL; and nine grandchildren.

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

Jeanette Wells Berry

 

Jeanette Wells Berry, 87 of Esto, Florida passed away, Monday, August 27, 2018 at her residence.

Ms. Jeanette is a native and lifelong resident of Holmes County. She was a 1951 graduate of Holmes County High School. In her early years she worked with VanHeusen Corporation and then became owner/operator of Wells Grocery in Esto. Later she went to work with Sony Corporation from where she retired. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Esto.

A Home-going service will be 2 p.m., Thursday, August 30, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Esto with Bro. Byron Faircloth and Bro. Robert Goodman officiating. Burial will follow in Esto Community Cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing.

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

Predeceased by her parents James Omer “J.O.” Wells and Lizzie Pearl Watford Wells, husband Robert Berry, Jr., three brothers Alfred, Malcom and Billy Wells, two sisters Inez Galloway, Lynette Crutchfield.

She is survived by three sisters Martha Register, Marianna, FL, Louise McGowan and Frances Kirkland, Esto, FL, a host of nieces and nephews.

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

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