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Marianna Chapel Funeral Home

Marianna Chapel Funeral Home

3960 Lafayette Street Marianna, Florida  32446  (850) 526-5059

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Harold Nelson

Harold Nelson, 81, of Chipley, Florida passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Dothan, Alabama.  He was born on January 24, 1937 to John Oscar and Eva Kent Nelson.  Harold was a member of the Oakie Ridge Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. 

Harold proudly served his country in the United States Army and had a long and successful career of 46 years with AT&T in Chipley.  After his retirement,  he gave selflessly of his time to volunteer.  He along with countless church members,  completely renovated Oakie Ridge Baptist Church.  He also helped with the local Habitat for Humanity.  He would travel hundreds of miles to assist  communities after natural disasters.  Harold also enjoyed restoration of old tractors and cars.  His favorite was 280Z’s.

He loved his wife of 58 years, family, church and friends.  He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Horace Nelson; sisters, Mildred Tindell, Bertha Jones, and Joyce Ellis.

Survivors include his wife, Annette Gainer Nelson of Chipley, daughters, Lisa Hamilton and husband John of Marianna, Florida; Sandra Kaye Morris and husband Bryan of Daphne, Alabama; sisters, Mary Ellen Johnson and husband Jimmy of Pensacola, Florida and Janice Ann Wheeler and husband Ralph of Chipley; grandchildren Kyle Patrick Morris and Kayla Nicole Morris.

Services for Mr. Nelson will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Oakie Ridge Baptist Church in Chipley, Florida with Rev. Russell Carlisle and Rev. Phillip Gainer officiating. Interment will follow in Oakie Ridge Baptist Cemetery.  A time of visitation will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at Oakie Ridge Baptist Church.

Active pallbearers will be Easton Nelson, Howard Ellis, Tim Wheeler, John Taylor, Mitchell Gainer, and Randy Gainer.

Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be submitted online at

Lucinda “Cindy” Ruth Clark

Lucinda “Cindy” Ruth Clark, 65, of Marianna, Florida passed away on July 11, 2018 at her home. Cindy was a native of Marianna having lived here most of her life and had also lived in Pensacola for 20 years. She was a member of Marvin Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.   She was retired from the state of Florida where she served as a counselor. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ruth Grant Owens and Russell Owens, sister Iris Parrish, and brother Lawrence Owens.    

Survivors include her son, Hoke Davis Clark, daughter, Amanda Nicole Clark and husband Tory Hussey; brothers Wayne McDaniel and wife Carol, Johnnie McDaniel, sisters Doris Carpenter and husband Robert, Helen Peters; two grandchildren, Cyann Clark-Hussey and Torin Clark- Hussey.

There will be a visitation on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 6:00p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Marianna Chapel Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online at

Richard Campbell

Richard Campbell, 74, of Cottondale, Florida passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018 in Syracuse, New York while visiting his family. He was born June 13, 1944 to Donald and Beatrice Campbell in Sidney, New York. Richard had a decorated military career spanning from May 15, 1963 through August 31, 1986.  He retired and moved to Cottondale, Florida in 1986 where he began his second career with the State of Florida in the Department of Labor. While employed with the Department of Labor, he earned the Davis Productivity Award and the Unsung Heros in the Trenches Award for Hurricane Relief.  He retired again in 2011 to enjoy a real retirement with his family. He enjoyed cooking, traveling, and spending time with his family.  He was unselfish and willing to help anyone.   Richard is of the Methodist Faith and attended the First United Methodist Church of Cottondale.  

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister Sandy; nephew Jeffery; grandson Cole, and half-brother Seth.  Survivors include his wife Delores Campbell of 54 years; sons Richard Campbell II of Cottondale, Florida, Michael Campbell and wife Melinda of Cottondale, Florida; sisters Elaine Starbuck(Jim), Patricia Gonyea(Gary), and Darlene Campbell(Don); grandchildren Chase, Hailey, and Isabelle Campbell; along with a host of nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. with a service following at 2:00 p.m. at Marianna Chapel Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online at  

Pansy Stob

Pansy Stob, 81, of Graceville, FL passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Signature Healthcare in Graceville, FL. She was born to Coleman and Lillie Avery in Perry, FL on July 1, 1936. Pansy loved her family, they mean the world to her. She enjoyed gardening and flowers. She was a very sociable person.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband William Stob; brothers Robert Avery, James Grant Carter, and Johnny Claude Carter; sisters Dorothy Burch and Margaret Paramore, and grandson Rodney Hightower.

Survivors include her daughters Glenda Jenkins and husband Richard, and Betty Ruth Speights; Grandchildren Jennifer, Chris, Clint, Earl, Willie, Tiffany, Stephanie; 12 great grandchildren; Great great grandson Oliver and one great great granddaughter on the way.

A viewing will be held for on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. with a service following at 10:00 A.M. at Marianna Chapel Funeral Home. 

Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online at

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