The Wakulla News Obituaries

40 Results

October 18, 2019

Eleanor "Sister" Barbree (Scarborough)

Eleanor "Sister" Barbree (Scarborough)

Crawfordville, Florida

Eleanor "Sister" Scarborough Barbree, 86, of Crawfordville, died peacefully in her home after an extended illness on October 5, 2019. She was born July 25, 1933, in Chattahoochee. She was a graduate of Chattahoochee High School, attended Stephens College, graduated from FSU...

Cynthia Elizabeth Bernhardt

Cynthia Elizabeth Bernhardt

Woodville, Florida

Cynthia Elizabeth Bernhardt, 47, of Woodville, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sept. 28, 2019. She is survived by her mother, Toni Bernhardt Hannon; stepfather, Jack Hannon; sister, Laurie Arnaldo (Paul); nephew, Jacob; niece, Emma; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins...

Roland Frank Coppola Jr.

Roland Frank Coppola Jr.

Panacea, Florida

Roland Frank Coppola Jr., of Panacea, passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Tallahassee. He moved to Panacea from Baton Rouge, La. in 2001. He attended Medart Assembly of God Church. He was a Past Master of Crawford Lodge, a Shriner, and a member of Moose Lodge #2510. He...

Gloria Jean Crowell

Gloria Jean Crowell

Tallahassee, Florida

Gloria Jean Crowell lived 76 years and sadly passed away in Tallahassee, Florida on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. Gloria was born to Gordon C and Dorothy B. Rock/Snide on March 23, 1943 in Springfield, Vt. Survivors include her second husband, Jim Crowell, who resides in...

Steven Gerald Ellis

Steven Gerald Ellis

Crawfordville, Florida

Steven Gerald Ellis, born Dec. 21, 1946, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, after a short illness at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Frances "Billie" W. Ellis of Crawfordville; three daughters, Oretta Gayle Ellis of Dyersburg,...

Guy H Hudson

Guy H Hudson

Chandler, Texas

Guy H. Hudson, 1925-2019, peacefully passed away Sept.10, 2019, surrounded by family. Guy was born in Columbus, Ga. in 1925 to Guy and Mary (Lawrence) Hudson and was raised in Sopchoppy. Guy joined the U.S. Navy in 1943 as an airplane mechanic based in Sanford. As a lifelong...

Lloyd Ellery Larson

Lloyd Ellery Larson

Panacea, Florida

Lloyd Ellery Larson, 94, died Oct. 13, 2019 at home in Crawfordville where he had lived for the past 12 years. Lloyd was born May 15, 1925 in Big Timber, Montana to Adolph Larson and Caroline Skaarland Larson. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and upon his...

Marty Allan McPherson

Marty Allan McPherson

Crawfordville, Florida

Marty Allan McPherson, 54, of Crawfordville, passed away on Oct. 1, 2019 at Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee. Marty was born to Walter Neal McPherson and Judy Anne Musgrove McPherson who both preceded him in death. He is survived by his step-mother, Betty McPherson; two...

H.L. "Lee" Plympton

H.L. "Lee" Plympton

Crawfordville, Florida

H.L. "Lee" Plympton, 89, of Crawfordville, passed at away at his home on Sept. 24, 2019, with his loving family. He was born Feb. 11, 1930 in Ava, Missouri to parents Harold and Gertrude Plympton. After graduating High School he joined the U.S. Navy, was a Master Carpenter...

Robert Lee Ponder

Robert Lee Ponder

Woodville, Florida

Robert Lee Ponder, 88, of Woodville, passed away on Monday Oct. 7, 2019. Robert was a member and Deacon of the First Baptist Church of Woodville. He retired with the city of Tallahassee where he was a lineman for 25 years. Robert was a 6 year U.S. Army Veteran. He enjoyed...

Benjamin Bond Powell Jr.

Benjamin Bond Powell Jr.

Tallahassee, Florida

LTC Benjamin Bond Powell Jr., U.S. Army, Retired, a resident of Wakulla Springs, passed away on Sept. 23, 2019 in Tallahassee after a yearslong battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Ben was born and raised in Tallahassee. He graduated with a bachelor's in accounting from Florida...

Floyd Lee Robinson

Floyd Lee Robinson

Crawfordville, Florida

Floyd Lee Robinson, 81, of Crawfordville, passed away Oct. 3, 2019 in Tallahassee. He was born Dec. 15, 1937 in Sopchoppy and has resided in Leon and Wakulla counties. He graduated from Leon High School in 1956. Floyd worked at Killearn Golf & Country Club for over 30 years...

Sharon Arlene Roloff

Sharon Arlene Roloff

Crawfordville, Florida

Sharon Arlene Roloff, 54, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family and pets on Oct. 9, 2019 after a seven year battle with Osteosarcoma (bone cancer). Sharon was born in Orlando and lived in Melbourne until she found her everlasting home in...

Rochelle Cynthia Smith (Taylor)

Rochelle Cynthia Smith (Taylor)

Crawfordville, Florida

Rochelle Cynthia Taylor Smith, 83, of Crawfordville, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born to the late Mr. Monroe and Minnie Lue (Porter) Taylor on Sept. 12, 1936 in Panacea, one of nine children. She worked as a clerk...

Mamie Jeanette Strickland

Mamie Jeanette Strickland

Crawfordville, Florida

Mamie Jeanette Strickland went home to be with her heavenly father on September 14, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Ford Strickland, her parents, Henry "Buddy" Smith and Nellie Gray Smith and daughter, Betty Strickland Nichols. Survivors include her...

Adam Gee Thompson

Adam Gee Thompson

Carrabelle, Florida

Adam Gee Thompson transitioned from this life to his everlasting life on Sept. 28, 2019. He was born to Willie and James Thompson on April 25, 1928 in Carrabelle. He graduated from High School with further studies at Lively Technical School. He enlisted in the Air Force and...

Susan Tucker (Montgomery)

Susan Tucker (Montgomery)

Crawfordville, Florida

Susan Montgomery Tucker passed away at age 63 peacefully Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. In her early years she won many ribbons and medals for show and open jumping, was a champion diver and swimmer, 1982 was Utah state softball champion. Susie was an avid fisherwoman, devout wife,...

Robert Benjamin "Ben" Withers Jr.

Robert Benjamin "Ben" Withers Jr.

Panacea, Florida

Robert Benjamin (Ben) Withers Jr. of Panacea passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 13, 2019 at the age of 56. Ben had been in ill health recently and was awaiting a kidney transplant. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Ann McVey Withers; daughter, Mia Louise Withers; son, Jefferson...

October 11, 2019

Welton Edward "Bill" Firehammer Jr.

Welton Edward "Bill" Firehammer Jr.

Crawfordville, Florida

Welton (Bill) Edward Firehammer Jr., 95, of Crawfordville, passed away at Eden Springs Nursing home on Sept. 7, 2019. He was born in Oshkosh, Wis. to Welton Edward and Matilda (Weber) Firehammer. In World War II, Bill enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He attained the rank...

Charles Pete Griggs

Charles Pete Griggs

Sopchoppy, Florida

Charles Pete Griggs, 65 passed away at home in Sopchoppy, on Sept. 7, 2019. He was born in Cleveland, Tenn. to Cecil and Nancy "Greg" Griggs on July 24, 1954. Pete was a Vietnam veteran from 82nd Airborne Division. He moved to Florida in 1979 where he was employed at St....

Alethia Ann Little

Alethia Ann Little

Wakulla Station, Florida

Alethia Ann Little, 72, of Wakulla Station, left us to be with sweetheart, Bobby, on Sept. 6, 2019. She is survived by her daughter, Mindy Little; two sons, Joseph Levi Little and Jeffrey Scout Little; two granddaughters, Hunter Anice Little and Clarissa Ann Little; brother,...

40 Results