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Harold Dean McCoury, 73, of Marianna, died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at his residence.
Dean pastored Heritage Cathedral church for 14 years and worked for the Jackson County School Board for the last 13 years. He also served as a prison minister at ACI for the last 20 years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Bynum and Mabel McCoury; brother, Jerry McCoury; sisters, Lavonna Casterlin and Shirly Dickerson; and son, Shane York.
Dean is survived by his wife, Sarah (Cathy) McCoury; four daughters, Renee June, Stephanie El-dridge, Becky Smith, and Amy Huckaby; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 6 p.m., Monday, April 7, 2014, at Christian Center Church in Marianna with Pastor Jack Hollis, Pastor Tom Farmer, Rev. Jerry McCoury and Bishop Flavious Pittman officiating. Interment will be at Hatcher Cemetery in Freeport, Fla., on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 10 a.m. with
James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2014, at Christian Center Church, 4791 Sheffield Drive, Marianna, with funeral services to follow.
Family request flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made to Emerald Coast Hospice, 4374 Lafayette Street, Marianna, FL 32446.
Expressions of sympathy may be made online at http://www.jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com.
Published Online in Northwest Florida Daily News on Apr. 6, 2014