Menu
Tips for painting your house

Tips for painting your house

Painting the outside of y...

Deeanna Golden – teaching from the heart

Deeanna Golden – teaching from the …

Deeanna Golden is a veter...

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office relocating due to damage

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office rel…

In a called meeting of th...

Voters turn out in record numbers to cast their ballots

Voters turn out in record numbers t…

Although Jackson County w...

How to replace damaged eave fascia boards

How to replace damaged eave fascia …

The eaves on a house are ...

Davie Police going above serving and protecting

Davie Police going above serving an…

Jackson County has truly ...

Jackson County Mayors have answers for ‘Michael’

Jackson County Mayors have answers …

Storms come and go, espec...

Blessing of the Fire Engine

Blessing of the Fire Engine

The community gathered la...

4 Tips to deal with mold after a hurricane

4 Tips to deal with mold after a hu…

Residents returning home ...

Commissioners declare state of emergency in light of Hurricane Michael

Commissioners declare state of emer…

The Jackson County Commis...

Prev Next
Peoples Funeral Home

Peoples Funeral Home

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

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

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.

Bettye Ruth Wood

Ms. Bettye Ruth Wood of Marianna entered into eternal rest on Thursday, April 26th at Jackson Hospital in Marianna.  She was 69 years old.

 A native of Jackson County, she was a 1969 graduate of the Jackson County Training School fighting Panthers.  She was an avid sports fan, her favorite team was the Dallas Cowboys.   Bettye was a loving sister, a caring aunt and friend.  She will be deeply missed by many.

 Precious memories will forever remain with one daughter, Taquana Renee’ Wood of Manteca, California; three grandchildren and one great grandchild; two sisters, Edna Williams Swilley of San Jose, California and Sylvia Diane Williams of Tallahassee, Florida; one brother, Gary Eugene Williams of New Orleans, Louisiana; special friend, Rocky Swilley Summers; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

 A service of remembrance will be held Saturday, May 26th at 10a.m. at the pavilion at Citizen’s Lodge.  Words of Comfort will be given by Rev. Glorida Borders Wynn and Rev. Ohara Johnson; reflections will be given by family and friends with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.

Johnny Louis Peace

Mr. Johnny Louis Peace of Marianna, Florida entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 10th.  He was 73 years old.

 He was of a graduate of the Jackson County Training School.  Upon graduation, he joined the United States Marines, serving a tour of duty before reciving an Honorable Discharge.  He was of the Methodist faith and a member of Jerusalem African Methodist Episcopal Church.

 Precious memories will forever remain with his daughter, Nancy Morton of Marianna, Florida; one grandson, DeShaun Bowers of Marianna, Florida; one brother, Don Peace of Marianna, Florida; three sisters, Jennifer Pittman and husband Otis of Marianna, Florida, Bobbie Dixon of Cottondale, Florida and Deloris Merritt of Miami, Florida; four uncles, Lewis Peace of Chicago, Illinois, Pedro Peace of Tampa, Florida, Mose Merritt and wife Eloise of Miami, Florida and Alex Merritt and wife Sherry of Spokane, Washington; two aunts, Clara Cargill of Louisville, Kentucky and Lena Jenkins of Tampa, Florida; special niece and caregiver, Chrystal Pittman of Marianna, Florida; two special cousins, Ruby Keel and Doris White both of Marianna, Florida; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

 A homegoing celebration will be held Saturday, May 19th at 11a.m. at Jerusalem African Methodist Episcopal Church with Pastor Carlos Redding, Rev. Andrea McGlockton and Rev. Charles Flowers officiating.  Memorialization will be by cremation with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna, Florida.

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

Virginia Allene Battles

Ms. Virginia Allene Battles of Grand Ridge entered into eternal rest of Tuesday, May 8th in Jackson Hospital following an extended illness.  She was 66 years old.

 A native of Calhoun County, she was of the Baptist faith and a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

Precious memories will forever remain with: two sisters, Christanna Anderson and Gladys Marie Battles both of Grand Ridge, Florida; two brothers, Cornelius Battles and wife Melissa of Grand Ridge, Florida and LaShon Gilbert of Port St. Lucie, Florida; five aunts, Mary Ann Wobbleton of Stuart, Florida, Floizell Smith, Sylvia Lewis, Sylone Robinson all of Grand Ridge, Florida and Mary Hearns of Greenwood, Florida; five uncles, Nathaniel Battles and wife Bessie, Herbert C. Battles and wife Elisa both of Blountstown, Florida, Bradley Battles of Stuart, Florida, Willie Smith and wife Emma of Geneva, Florida and Rev. T.C. Smith and wife Mary of Grand Ridge, Florida; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

A homegoing celebration will be held Saturday, May 19th at 11a.m. at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Randy McMillian, Rev. Mark Dudley, Rev. John Smith and Rev. T.C. Smith officating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the caring staff at Peoples Funeral Home in Marianna, Florida.    

The remains will lie-in-repose for one hour prior to the 11a.m. funeral time on Saturday at Pleasant Hill.

Subscribe to this RSS feed