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Mr. Martin Council Barber, Sr.

Mr. Martin Council Barber, Sr., 82, of Cross City, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016 after a long illness. Martin was born in Cross City to Warren and Olive Barber. He retired from the United States Army as an E-9 Infantryman after 21 years of service. He then moved back home to Cross City and operated the Gulf Station in ... Full Story »

Mrs. Lorine Weeks Ellzey

Mrs. Lorine Weeks Ellzey passed away on August 14, 2016 at Haven Hospice in Chiefland. She was 91 years old at the time of her death. Mrs. Ellzey was born in the small town of Otter Creek, on August 10, 1925, to Jessie and Mattie (White) Weeks. At the young age of 13, her father suddenly passed away and she ... Full Story »

Mrs. Sarah Earline “Cookie” McPhearson

Mrs. Sarah Earline “Cookie” McPhearson, passed away August 11, 2016 at her home following a long illness. She was a Columbia High School graduate and lifelong resident of Columbia County. She worked for DJ Benz for 20 years and later for the United States Postal Service in Lake City. She was preceded in death by her father, Earl L. Harvey, ... Full Story »

Mrs. Iris Yvonne Measel

Mrs. Iris Yvonne Measel, 89, of Old Town, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016. Born in Manatee County, Mrs. Measel moved to Old Town in 1985 from Sarasota where she had been a school bus driver for 25 years, although her main achievement in life was being a wife and mother. She enjoyed working in her yard, gardening and spending ... Full Story »

Mr. Eric Josef Sysskind, Jr.

Mr. Eric Josef Sysskind, Jr., age 77, of Branford passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, August 11, 2016. He was born on October 6, 1938 to Eric and Agnes Sysskind, Sr. in Miami. Mr. Sysskind moved to Branford from Hollywood in 1998. He was retired from the City of Miami Beach Fire Department and was of the Jewish ... Full Story »

Mr. Kenneth Robert Webb

Mr. Kenneth Robert Webb, 86, of Steinhatchee, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Mr. Webb was born in Fryburg, Pennsylvania on August 10, 1930 to Robert Kenneth and Helen Sarah Webb. He served in the United States Army and also earned a PHD in science. Mr. Webb was a jeweler by trade and enjoyed boating, operating ham radios and ... Full Story »

Mrs. Wilma Glynell Fowler Corbin

Mrs. Wilma Glynell Fowler Corbin, known by many as “Mema”, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016 at her home in Jena. She was 68. Glynell was born in Old Town on August 26, 1947 to Wilmer and Bertha Stephenson. She began her working life on the farm as a child; after she became an adult she began a career in ... Full Story »

Mrs. Wilda Mae Congrove

Mrs. Wilda Mae Congrove, 94, of Old Town, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2016. Mrs. Congrove was born in East Liverpool, Ohio. She was a pottery maker with Knolls Pottery in East Liverpool making kitchenware. She enjoyed crafting, sewing and quilting. She lived in Apopka for awhile and moved to Old Town in 1981. She was a member of ... Full Story »

Mr. Frank Harden

Frank J. Harden, age 92, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Haven Hospice of the Tri-Counties in Chiefland, FL. Frank was born October 4, 1923 in Quincy, FL to Eloyse and Alva Harden. He moved to Trenton in 2007 from West Palm Beach. Mr. Harden served his country in the US Army Air Corp. He retired as an ... Full Story »

Mrs. Freddie Love Henley Hires

Mrs. Freddie Love Henley Hires, 88, of Cross City, went to meet her Heavenly Father on Saturday, August 6, 2016. She served God faithfully as a loving wife, amazing mother, devoted “Grandma” and dedicated teacher. Born January 29, 1928, in Cabbage Grove, Florida, Freddie Love was the firstborn child of Elmo and Erma Hamilton. Freddie married John E. “Johnny” Henley ... Full Story »