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Peoples Funeral Home

Peoples Funeral Home

5441 Cooper Street Graceville, Florida 32440 (850) 263-6834

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

William Fed

Mr. William Fed, of Marianna and formerly of Newark, New Jersey. entered into eternal rest of Wednesday, June 27th at the Covenant Inpatient Hospice Center at Bay Medical.  He was 55 years old.

 Born in Decator, Georgia, he lived most of his adult life in New Jersey before relocating to Marianna, making it his home.

 He leaves precious memories with a daughter, Khalia Byrd of Newark, New Jersey; his mother, Almatha Wilson of Marianna; one sister, Carolyn Fed Kane of Marianna; three brothers,  Gregory Fed of Newark, New Jersey, Cory Fed and Melvin Fed both of Marianna, Florida; two grandsons, Tykeith Pettyford and Quamir Pettyford both of Newark, New Jersey; three aunts, Doris Mills of Lithonia, Georgia, Dora Zachary of Conyers, Georgia and Jacquelyn Blocker of Decator, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

 Final rites will be held Saturday, June 30th at 1pm. at Peoples Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Sam Everett officiating.  Memorialization will be by cremation with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home in Marianna, Florida.

Emily Mimm

Ms. Emily Mimm of Grand Ridge entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 22nd in the Noland Center at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan.  She was 76 years old.

She lived in Stuart for many years, working as a school crossguard with the Martin County Sheriff’s Department.  After retirement, she relocated to Grand Ridge.

Memories will forever remain with two daughters, Melissa Battles and husband Cornelius of Grand Ridge and Margaret Stoer and husband Scott of Port St. Lucie; one son, Matthew Melton and wife Jennifer of Palm City; one brother, Wayne Lee of Braxton, Mississippi; three grandchildren, Tyler Melton, Kara Cooper and Karissa Cooper; one great grandchild, Hayden Swank; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and freinds.

A celebration of Emily’s life will be held Saturday, June 30th at 11a.m. at the Christian Center Church with Pastor Tyler Ford officiating.  Memorialization will be by cremation with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.

Deena Michelle Halstead Zimmerman

Deena Michelle Halstead Zimmerman received the precious gift of life on April 16, 1973 in Dothan, Alabama bringing joy to her parents, Debra Barnes Matthews and Harold Dean Halstead.  Deena went to her heavenly home on Monday, May 28, 2018 at the age of 45.

 A 1991 graduate of Spruce Creek High School in Daytona Beach, Deena furthered her education at Chipola College receiving a degree in Nursing and certification in Cosmetology.  She was employed at Graceville Correctional Facility as a Registered Nurse and was a former employee at Jackson Hospital.

 She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Roswell and Herberta Jenings Barnes and paternal grandfather, Harold Halstead.

 Her love and memories will live on through her daughter, Madison Nicole; son, Mason Cole; parents, Debra and Chris Matthews of Marianna, Dean and Robyn Halstead of Pensacola; brother, Michael Shane Halstead and wife Tammi of Panama City Beach; sister, Tara Halstead of Pensacola; stepbrother, William (Will) Clarence Green and wife Sarah of Pensacola; stepsister, Valerie Nicole (Nikki) Manges and husband David of Japan; paternal grandmother, Hope Halstead of Pensacola; also a niece, nephews, aunt, uncles, cousins and friends.

 Deena was a sassy free spirit who loved spending time at the beach and with her family.  Her beautiful infectious smile welcomed in many friends with her keen sense of humor.

 A service celebrating Deena’s life will be held Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 4:00p.m. at Rivertown Community Church (RCC) with Pastors Paul Smith and Lavon Pettis officiating.  Private interment will take place at Bayview Cemetery in Pensacola with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.

Nancy Highsmith

Life began for Mrs. Nancy Highsmith of Greenwood, Florida on June 8, 1933 in Greenwood, Florida to the late Ben and Odell Williams Sims.  She entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 19th at home.  She was 84 years old.

 A native of Jackson County, she was of the Baptist faith and a member of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church.  She retired from the Dade County Public School system as a bus driver.  Upon relocating back to Greenwood, she worked for the Jackson County Public School system as a bus driver and worked several years, before retiring again.

 Love and precious memories will forever remain with her husband, L.D. Highsmith of Greenwood, Florida; two daughters, Regina Harris and husband Richard of Greenwood, Florida and Selena Highsmith of Miami, Florida; four sons, Cecil Highsmith, Steven Highsmith both of Marianna, Florida, Luman Highsmith and wife Tiffany of Clearwater, Florida and Marcus Highsmith and wife Lattica of Richmond, Texas; daughter-in-law, Venus Highsmith of Miami, Florida; son-in-law, Blake Moore of Greenwood, Florida; two sisters, Gehazel Sims of Greenwood, Florida and Edna Golden (Jimmy) of East Orange, New Jersey; two brothers, Ben Sims, Jr. of Greenwood, Florida and Edward Sims and wife Eloise of Irvington, New Jersey; one aunt, Callie Sims of Greenwood, Florida; 32 grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren; and a multitude of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

 A homegoing celebration will be held Saturday, May 26th at 11a.m. at Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church where Rev. Dwight Cockerham, Sr. is Pastor.  Rev. Kevin Williams, Rev. Jesse Douglas, Rev. Jordon Williams and Rev. Dr. Isaac Williams officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna

 The ramains will lie-in-repose for one hour prior to the 11a.m. funeral time on Saturday at Mt. Tabor.

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