Nadine Sowell Kolmetz, age 82, of Cedar Grove, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 at Bay Medical Center in Panama City. Nadine was born April 25, 1931 to the late Henry and Eunice (Barfield) Sowell. Nadine was a graduate of Chipley High School class of 1950 and was married to her loving husband of 62 years, Frederick Kolmetz on Jan. 7, 1951. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Panama City, and worked as the City Clerk for the town of Cedar Grove.
Nadine is preceded in death by one infant son; her granddaughter, Holly Kolmetz; stepfather, Charlie Barfield.
Survivors include her husband, Frederick Kolmetz of Cedar Grove; two sons, Robert Kolmetz and wife Debbie of Ponce de Leonand Charles Kolmetz and wife Dixie of Wausau.; eight granddaughters, Brittany Whitfield and husband Matt of Wausau, Bridget Alford and husband Clint of Ponce de Leon, Christy English and husband Stacey of Ponce de Leon, Ashley Brown and husband Philip of Lake City, Amber Ivey and husband Eric of Chipley, Tiffany Jones and husband Jesse of Ponce de Leon, Megan Kolmetz of Ponce de Leon and Kacie Kolmetz of Ponce de Leon; three great granddaughters, Abby and Allie Alford of Ponce de Leon, and Carlie Whitfield of Wausau and one brother, Doyle Sowell and wife Reba of Niceville.
Family received friends Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m., at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel. Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 at 2 p.m., at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel with the Rev. Phil Edwards and the Rev. Bobby Lee Wood and the Rev. Ricky Sowell officiating. Interment followed in the Wausau Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Brown Funeral Home directing. Family and friends may sign the online register at http://www.brownfh.net/