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SOPCHOPPY - Lois Daughtry, 89, of the Curtis Mills Community in Sopchoppy,
died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008. The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. EDT
Thursday, Aug. 7, at West Sopchoppy Cemetery. Family will receive friends
from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT today at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville
(850-926-3333). Memorial contributions may be made to Wakulla County Senior
Citizens, 33 Michael Drive, Crawfordville, FL 32327, or Big Bend Hospice,
1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. She was born in Williston,
Fla., and had been a resident of Sopchoppy (Curtis Mills) since 1976,
coming from Hollywood, Fla., She was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal
Church in Curtis Mills. She is survived by two daughters, Delores
Diekeveres (and husband John) of Brooksville, Fla., and Amanda Daughtry of
Sopchoppy; two sons, Charles Chrysler of Valdosta, Ga., and Lamar Daughtry
(and wife Diane) of Graceville, Fla.; a sister, Irene Doub of LaBelle,
Fla.; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. The family would
like to send a special thank you to all the caregivers.
Democrat on Aug.6, 2008,Contributed by Norita Shepherd Moss]
Kathleen "Kitty" Brader passed away on September 18, 2008, following a long
battle with Alzheimer. Kitty was a long-time resident of Crawfordville,
having immigrated to the United States from Ireland at the age of 14. Kitty
worked at Spring Creek Restaurant for over 30 years and made many lifelong
friends. Kitty was known for her love of animals and spent her years
traveling to and from work feeding the strays along the road and taking in
as many of them as she could, which were many. A memorial service will be
held at 5 p.m. EDT Monday, September 22, 2008, at Harvey-Young Funeral Home
in Crawfordville (850-926-3333). Friends are invited to join her family
following the service at Spring Creek Restaurant to celebrate her life. In
lieu of flowers, please send donations to the local Humane Society,
Citizens for Humane Animal Treatment of Wakulla County, P.O. Box 1195,
Crawfordville, FL 32326 or to the Humane Society of the United States, 1624
Metropolitan Circle, Tallahassee, FL 32308. She is survived by her
daughter, Tina Ryan; her grandson, Ryan DiCrescenzo and great-grandson,
Simon Henry DiCrescenzo
[Tallahassee Democrat on
9/21/2008, Contributed by Norita Shepherd Moss]
71, of Palmetto, died Monday, January 5, 2009. Services will be 1:00 pm,
Saturday, January 10, at St. John First Baptist Institutional Church, 1108
29th Street, East, Palmetto with Dr. Fred Brown, officiating. The family
will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 pm, Friday, January 9, at Westside
Funeral Home, 204 7th Street, West, Palmetto. Born in Sopchoppy, Wakulla
County, FL, Mr. Scott was employed as a laborer in agriculture for most of
his life. He was a volunteer for various community agencies over the years.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Joseph Scott, Sr. and
Georgianne Rosier Scott. Survivors include his daughter, Mamie Wilson of
Ft. Lauderdale; sister, Evelyn Scott Shannon of Palmetto; grandchildren:
Acolia Simpson Peterson (Shaun), Monte Jordon, and Jermiachel Wilson all of
Ft. Lauderdale; 3 great grandchildren; nieces: Kimberly Smith (Tim) and
Kimiya Watkins of Palmetto. Arrangements entrusted to Westside Funeral
[Contributed by Norita Shepherd Moss . Published in The Herald on
DENMARK, MARY F.
Mary Frances Denmark, 65, of Crawfordville died Friday, Feb. 27, in
A graveside service was held Tuesday, March 3, at
Hillcrest Cemetery, in Quincy. Burial followed the service. A native of
Vero Beach, she was a longtime resident of the Crawfordville area. She was
a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Tina Benefield of Pelham, Ga.;
three sons, Rick Fountain and Duane Fountain both of Crawfordville, and
Harmon Fountain of Woodville; three sisters, Shirley Heuring, Lillie Morgan
and Ruth Hodge; four brothers, David O'Neal, Butch O'Neal, Andy O'Neal and
Noah O'Neal; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
News March 03, 2009.Contributed by Norita Shepherd Moss]
CANTNER, NEIL F.
Neil Fredrick Cantner, 88, of Crawfordville died
Wednesday, Feb. 18 in Crawfordville. Services will be in Grenada, Miss. A
native of McKeesport, Pa., he had lived in Crawfordville for three years
after moving from Sugarland, Texas. He was of the Baptist faith and a
member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Hickory Grove, Miss. He was an
electrical technician with the Federal Aviation Administration and a U.S.
Army veteran from World War II. In his retirement, he became a dedicated
woodworker crafting fine furniture from local hardwoods. Survivors include
two sons, Preston Eugene Cantner of McCarley, Miss. and Phillip Neil
Cantner and wife Mickey of St. Marks; a granddaughter, Cassandra Lasser of
Houston, Texas; and three great-grandchildren. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in
Crawfordville was in charge of the arrangements.-Young Funeral Home in
Crawfordville was in charge of the arrangements.
[Wakulla News Feb 28,
2009. Contributed by Norita Shepherd Moss]
PARKER, TRACY CARRIE
Tracy Carrie Parker, 29, of Sopchoppy died Thursday, Feb. 12. The funeral
service was held Friday, Feb. 20 at Harvey-Young Funeral Home in
Crawfordville. She was born April 24, 1979 and was a loving devoted mother
who cherished her children. Survivors include her children, Kristen Parker
of Perry and Hunter Carmona and Shaun Carmona, both of Sopchoppy; her
parents, Tammy Sanders and husband Alga of Sopchoppy; her father, Gary
Allen "Bud" Free; two grandmothers, Gladys Jenkins of Crawfordville and
Thelma Scott of Tallahassee; two sisters, Amy Ingram and Steve of
Crawfordville and Rachel Frank and Billy of Sopchoppy; a brother, Dale
Sanders of Sopchoppy; three nieces, Sarah Ingram, Kayla Ingram and Destiny
Frank; three nephews, Brandon Ingram, David Frank and Landon Frank; and
numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Harvey-Young Funeral Home in
Crawfordville was in charge of the arrangements.
[Wakulla News Feb 14,
2009. Contributed by Norita Shepherd Moss]
Bob Robertson, 83, of Wakulla County
died Thursday, Feb. 19. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wakulla County Senior Citizens
Center, 33 Michael Dr., Crawfordville FL 32327. A native of Nostasulga,
Ala., he moved to Wakulla County in 1981 from Cocoa. He owned and operated
his own marine business and was a member of Sopchoppy Southern Baptist
Church. He was a member of VFW Post #4538 in Crawfordville and had served
in the U.S. Marine Corps in both World War II and Korea. He loved the
outdoors and fishing and attending the senior center. Survivors by his wife
of 37 years, Betty Robertson, eight children, 20 grandchildren, and 30
great-grandchildren. Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee was in charge of the
[Wakulla News Feb 30, 2009. Contributed by Norita Shepherd
ROHE, FRANK H.
Frank Horace Rohe, Sr., 79, of Crawfordville died
Monday, Feb. 16, in Medart. Funeral services were held Feb. 21 at
Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville with burial as Florida National
Cemetery in Bushnell. Memorial donations maybe be made to Big Bend Hospice,
1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee FL 32308. He was born in Arkansas and
was a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Air Force for 22 years.
He enjoyed traveling, camping, cooking, and horseback riding while spending
time with family friends. Survivors include a son, Frank Horace Rohe, Jr.
of Crawfordville; two daughters, Marcella Ruth Gaines of Spence, Texas, and
Frances Althea Hall of Elizabethtown, Penn.; a sister, Betty Jackson of
Texas; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Harvey-Young
Funeral Home in Crawfordville was in charge of arrangments.
News Feb 18, 2009. Contributed by Norita Shepherd Moss]
STRICKLAND, SUELLEN D.
Suellen Darraye Strickland, 68, of Crawfordville,
died Sunday, Feb. 22 in Tallahassee. Funeral services were held on
Wednesday, Feb. 25, at Lake Ellen Baptist Church with burial at Lake Ellen
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wakulla
Pregnancy Center, P.O. Box 1121, Crawfordville FL 32326. A native of
Brawley, Calif., she moved to Wakulla County from North Carolina in 1974.
She was a member of Lake Ellen Baptist Church and loved to attend Sunday
School at First Baptist Church of Crawfordville. She was a seamtress and
owned her own business watching over and sharing the lives of area children
for 25 years. She was also involved with 4-H, was past president of the
Women's Club, and was very involved in the community. Survivors include her
husband of 30 years, Kenneth Strickland of Crawfordville; her father, Ray
Harwell; a son, David Edward Sellick and wife Michelle of Lynn Haven; a
brother, William Clingenpeel II and Delilah of Atlanta; a sister, Shari
Hartwell of California; and three grandchildren, Andrew, Charis, and Jared.
Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville was in charge of the
[Wakulla News Feb. 24, 2009. Contributed by Norita
TALLAHASSEE , Dec. 12. – Hon. Herbert Moore of Crawfordville, Wakulla
county, the youngest member of the house of representatives, died at his
home this morning at 3 o’clock , of pneumonia, resulting from influenza.
Mr. Moore attended the extraordinary session of the legislature up to the
day before its adjournment, when he was excused on account of illness. Mr.
Moore was editor of the Crawfordville Breeze, the only newspaper of Wakulla
Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at 4 o’clock ,
to which Governor Catts and his entire cabinet were especially invited.
They were unable to attend, however, as they were spending today in
Marianna, on an official visit to the boys’ industrial school.
deceased is survived by his widow.[ Tampa Tribune – 13 Dec. 1918 ,
Transcribed by Marla Zwakman]
HOLDER, RHONDA GAIL POPE
Rhonda Gail Pope Holder,
52, of Crawfordville, died on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at her home after a
battle with cancer. Survivors include her husband, Darrell Holder; two
daughters, Gina Pope Rudd and Sheila Holder; a son, Nathaniel Holder; and
six grandchildren; all of Crawfordville. She was predeceased by her parents
Glenn Pope Sr. and Mary Harvey Pope. A memorial service was held Sunday,
Feb. 10, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Crawfordville. Burial will be at
Arran Cemetery in Crawfordville at a later date. Family is handling all
arrangements. [Published in The Wakulla News on Feb. 14, 2013. Submitted by
Gina Pope Rudd]
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