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McAlpin Funeral Home (Formerly Lanier-Andler)

McAlpin Funeral Home (Formerly Lanier-Andler)

8261 U.S. 90 Sneads, FL 32460  (850) 593-9900

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Claude Keith Hilton, Jr.

On March 31, 2019, Keith, a loving husband and father of three daughters, joined his heavenly father at the age of 65, after a prolonged illness, at his home in Sneads, FL.

Keith was born on March 17, 1954 in Blountstown, FL.

Keith is preceded in death by his father, Claude K. Hilton, Sr.; his mother, Lillian Irene Moore Hilton; and his sister, Lisa Gail Hilton Martin. 

His is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Denise Boatman Hilton; his three daughters, Amy Hilton Money (Tony Money), Sylvia Hilton (Jimmy Amison), and Melissa Hilton Morgan (Ricky Morgan); seven grandchildren, Justin Carlisle, James and John Loftus, Lealeanna and Madelynn Kostovic, Aiden and Ciara Morgan; two nephews, Kristopher and Joshua Martin and his special pet, Prissy.

Keith graduated from Sneads High School in 1972, then attended Chipola Jr. College where he received his AA degree.  Upon Graduation he attended Florida State University where he received his bachelor’s degree in science and remained a die-hard fan of FSU.  He then married the love of his life, Jacqui in 1982 and were happily married for 38 wonderful years.  He was a teacher and coach at Chattahoochee High School for several years and then moved on to several different jobs with the State of Florida.  Most notably was his 22 years at Sunland in Marianna from where he retired on Disability. Keith was an avid fisherman and could often be found on the banks of the Apalachicola River and on the catwalk at the dam in Chattahoochee.  He always looked forward to his yearly vacations with his wife and daughters in Destin, FL.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at McAlpin Funeral Home in Sneads, FL on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST. A Celebration of Life service will be on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 12:00 PM CST.

Flowers may be sent; however, the family encourages donations be made to Shriners Hospital, 2900 N. Rocky Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.

Innette McDaniel

Innette McDaniel, of Quincy, FL was born on March 19, 1948 in Jackson County, Florida and went to be with her Lord on April 20, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  Innette was of the Baptist faith and dearly loved attending church services at Riverchase Health Center where she resided.  She was a kind and gentle person who loved spending time with family and friends.  Innette enjoyed playing Bingo and rarely missed an opportunity to join a game in progress.  She enjoyed life and was always there to brighten the lives of others.  Innette will be missed deeply by her family and many friends, but never forgotten.

Innette is survived by one son, Charles Wayne Tucker (Monica); four sisters, Pat Crutchfield, Juanita Shepard, Jeanette Day, and Annie Rebecca Banks; four brothers, Ervin Alday, Lloyd Alday, Eddie Dewaye Alday and Frank Alday; three granddaughters, Sheri Marie Taylor, Jennifer Nicole Johnson, and Karen Cletter Dell-Handford; as well as two great granddaughters, Emma Taylor and Nora Johnson.  

Innette was preceded in death by her parents, Morgan Daniel and Annie Lula Alday; one sister, Mamie Alday; and two brothers, Joseph and Floyd Alday.

A Graveside Service will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM EST with Rev. Roland Bamburg officiating and McAlpin Funeral Home directing.

John F. “Jack” Watts

John F. “Jack” Watts, 85, of Grand Ridge, Florida passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 20, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 24, 1933.   Jack was a veteran of the US Air Force and served his country honorably.   He was a faithful Christian and member of Providence Baptist Church, a devoted husband, a loving father, a proud grandfather and great grandfather.  Jack was committed to his family making sure that all knew of his support with expectations to achieve excellence.  He was a kind and gentle person who loved spending time with his precious family especially his children and grandchildren they were the joy of his life. The legacy of Jack’s kind spirit, passion for Gator Sports and zest for life will live on through his family.  Jack will be missed immensely by his family and many friends, but never forgotten.

Jack is survived by his children, Chip and Laura Watts of Grand Ridge, FL; grandchildren, Crystal Watts and Jared Watts; great grandchildren, Ryan, Abby, Lauren, Hannah Kate, and Brighton; siblings, Ladon Mooneyham, Annette Tolar, Patsy Cambron and her husband Frank, Juanita Lashley and her husband Ronald; as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents Raino and Gladys Watts; and his wife of 53 years Joyce Hewett Watts.

Visitation with family and friends will take place at Providence Baptist Church on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 10:00 AM CDT.  A Celebration of Life Service will follow beginning at 11:00 AM CDT with Rev. Charles Kleiser and Rev. Kevin Yoder officiating and McAlpin Funeral Home directing. Interment will follow in Dykes Cemetery.

Lucy Catherine Harvey

Lucy Catherine Harvey, a lifetime resident of Chattahoochee, FL was born on February 22, 1949 and went to be with her Lord on March 8, 2019 in Marianna, Florida, surrounded by her loving family.  Catherine was a member of Grace Baptist Church and attended when she was able.  She was retired from Florida State Hospital having worked in Food Service and Central Linen for many faithful years.  Catherine was a remarkable woman; her nieces and nephews were the joy of her life.  The legacy of Catherine’s kind spirit, passion for sports and zest of life will live on through her family.  She was an avid Florida State football fan and rarely missed an opportunity to enjoy watching a game.  She enjoyed life and was always there to brighten the lives of others.  Catherine will be missed deeply by her family and many friends, but never forgotten.

Catherine is survived by one brother, Freddy Harvey and his wife Judy; one niece, Jennifer Harvey; one nephew, Jesse Harvey; four great nieces, Katie Harvey, Jenna Harvey, Charlisse Harvey and Jasmine Kilpatrick; two great nephews, Michael Gibson and his wife Brooke and Timothy Bruner as well as many close friends she considered family.  

Catherine was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Venona Harvey.

A Graveside Service will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 2:00 PM EST with Rev. Conrad Salter and Rev. Steve Benefield officiating. Visitation with family and friends will be held at McAlpin Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM EST. 

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