Peoples Funeral Home
5441 Cooper Street Graceville, Florida 32440 (850) 263-6834
A beautiful life began on January 1, 1955, for Dr. Carolyn Yvonne Black Marshall in Marianna, Florida to Nellie Garrett Black and the late Aaron Black. She entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, in Miramar, Florida, with her beloved family at her side. She was 64 years old.
She was reared in the Poplar Springs Community where she confessed Christ and joined Poplar Springs Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. S.D. Dickens. She was very active in the choir and youth department.
During her early years, she attended Jackson County Training School and furthered her education at Chipola Junior College. She, along with her husband Dr. Fred Marshall, enjoyed traveling and evangelizing throughout the United States. In May 1996, she became an ordained Pastor in which she and her husband founded Souls Harvest Christian Center North in Hallandale Beach, Florida and in August 2000, they established Souls Harvest Christian Center South in Miami, Florida. In addition, they also established another ministry in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Dr. Carolyn held employment with Sunland and Dade County Public Schools in Miami, Florida. She retired from the State of Florida and began ministry work full time. She was owner of Carolina’s Fashions in Marianna for 16 years, providing the women of Jackson County and surrounding areas with the latest trends in fashion.
Dr. Carolyn also founded and established Women of Integrity Outreach Ministry in the cities of Miami, Marianna and Hallandale Beach, Florida. In 2015, she along with her husband started Souls Harvest Christian School of Theology and became Chancellors. She obtained her Doctorate of Theology in 2016 from the Lord’s Outreach School of Theology. In 2017, she reached a momentous milestone by obtaining her PHD in Theology.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories with: her husband, Dr. Fred Marshall of Miramar, Florida, mother, Nellie Garrett Black of Marianna, Florida; seven children, Marvelle Pittman and wife Jenika of Port St. Lucie, florida, Markita Pittman (Tyonne) of Miami, Florida, Clarence Pittman Jr. (Simone) of Miami, Florida, Shawn Mitchell (Samuel) of Dallas, Texas, Lakeisha Marshall of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Nicole Policarpe (William) of Miami, Florida and Timothy Marshall (Shay) of Port St. Lucie, Florida; four sisters, Gwendolyn Grant, Verdia Dixon, Belinda Long and Jeanne Wooden and husband Jeffrey; 18 grandchildren and three great grandchildren; one aunt, Bessie Pittman of Greenwood, Florida; one uncle, Coley Garrett Jr. of Miami, Florida; mother-in-law, Eunice Richardson of Pensacola, Florida; one sister-in-law, Levon Richardson of Maryland; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A homegoing celebration will be celebrated on Saturday, February 2nd at 11a.m. at Sunrise Worship Center (Old Evangel) with Dr. Fred Marshall, Pastor Freddie Roulhac, Pastor Leroy Hall, Pastor Frankie Freeman and Pastor Stephen Andrews officiating. Interment will follow in the Poplar Springs Church Cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.
Ms. Christine Clemmons, of Marianna, Florida, entered into eterenal rest on Sunday, January 20th at the Courtyard at the Millpond. She was 85 years old.
A native of Jackson County, she was of the Methodist faith and a member of St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church where she was very active serving, on the Trustee Board, Usher Board, Lay Organization, Adult Choir and Women’s Missionary Society.
Precious memories will forever remain with one daughter, Wanda Thomas and husband Henry of Phillisburg, New Jersey; one son, LaDon Clemmons and wife Alicia of Marianna, Florida; one sister, Hattie McCollough of Marianna, Florida; a devoted cousin and friend, Betty P. Ellis of Marianna, Florida; god-daughter, Tammy Collins of Bascom, Florida; one she loved and treated like a daughter, Paula Padgett-Hege and husband Lew of Pelham, Georgia; nine grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren; two nieces, two nephews and a host of other relatives and friends
A homegoing celebration will be held Saturday, January 26th at 11a.m. at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Riley Henderson, Pastor Ronald D. Mizer and Minister Jesse Douglas officiating. Interment will follow in the Orange Hill Cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.
Mr. Henry Adam Hogue of Port St. Joe, Florida entered into eterenal rest on Wednesday, December 19 at his residence. He was 63 years old.
A native of Bay County, he resided most of his life in Gulf County. He was of the Holiness faith and a member of Church of God in Christ.
He leaves precious memories with his wife, Rosylan Hogue of Port St. Joe, Florida; three children, Michael Byrd of St. Petersburg, Florida, Javarri Beachum of Pensacola, Florida and Kiristen Thomas of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; one granddaughter, Halayah Underwood of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; two brothers, Clarence Hogue and wife Virginia of Panama City, Florida and Robert Laird of Germany; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A homegoing celebration will be held Saturday, December 29th at 1p.m. est at Church of God in Christ located at 163 Avenue D in Port St. Joe with Pastor David Woods officiating. Interment will follow in the Forrest Hill Cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.
Ms. Linda Ann Lewis of Port Saint Joe, Florida, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 6th at home surrounded by her loving family. She was 64 years old.
A native of Gulf County, she was a member of New Life Christian Center Church where she loved serving and worshipping the Lord. She worked for the Florida Department of Corrections from 1990 to 2014, retiring as a Sergeant.
In her spare time, she enjoyed shopping, doing for others and cooking. Linda was known for her melt in your mouth pound cakes and delicious collard greens.
Linda leaves a lifetime of love and precious memories with two sons, Deon Joseph of Plant City, Florida and Tremaine Lewis and wife Tamara of Belleville, Michigan; four brothers, Eddie Joseph III and wife Gwen of Port Saint Joe, Florida, Timothy Joseph and wife Trudy of Crestview, Florida, Reginal Joseph and wife Kathe of Hinesville, Georgia and Milton Joseph of Tallahassee, Florida; two sisters, Carolyn McBride of Pensacola, Florida and Elizabeth Perkins and husband Greg of St. Petersburg, Florida; two sisters-in-law, Maryann Joseph of Carrabelle, Florida and Willie Mary Joseph of Apalachicola, Florida; three aunts, Betty Simmons of Simpsonville, South Carolina, Nancy Shaw of Chicago, Illinois and Maggie Murray of Pensacola, Florida; one great aunt, Evelyn Joseph of Pensacola, Florida; two godchildren, Naomi and Damia Davis; and a host of neices, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Linda’s life will be held Saturday, November 17th at 12 noon EST at St. Paul A.M.E. Church located at 82nd Avenue 1 - Apalachicola, Florida where Gary Reed is pastor. Elder Otis H. Walker and Apostle Johnny Jenkins will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Magnolia Oaks Cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home in Marianna.