Emogene Norton Gander

Mrs. Emogene Norton Gander, 89 of Apalachicola, FL passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014 in a local hospital.

Born in Clio, AL she has been a longtime resident of Apalachicola. Mrs. Gander was a retired school teacher from Franklin County School District. She was also a member of the First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola.

Mrs. Gander is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Bertie Lee Norton, brothers; Clyde Norton and Clarence Norton Jr., and sister; Catherine Cox Steinaker.

She is survived by her husband; J.V. Gander Sr., son; Jimmy Gander and wife, Charlotte, grandsons; Jim Gander and Joe Gander, granddaughter; Donna Duncan and great-grandson; Kristopher Duncan.

Funeral services for Mrs. Gander will be conducted Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 11:00 EDT at the First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola with Rev. Themo Patriotis officiating. Interment will follow in Magnolia Cemetery.

The following gentlemen will serve as active pallbearers; Rex Buzzett, F.G. Lovett Jr., Wayne Hicks, Kristopher Duncan, Al Steinaker and A.J. Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be; Tink Hose, DeWitt Galloway, Fred Fitzgerald and Aaron Taylor.

The family will receive friends this evening from 5:00 PM EDT to 7:00 PM EDT at First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the in memory of Mrs. Gander. Expressions of sympathy may be submitted and viewed at www.southerlandfamily.com.

Southerland Family
Funeral Homes
100 E. 19th St.
Panama City, Fla. 32405

Funeral Home

100 EAST 19TH STREET Panama City, FL 32405
(850) 785-8532
Published in Panama City News Herald on July 1, 2014