Davis Watkins Funeral Home
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1326 Lewis Turner Boulevard
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Davis Watkins Funeral Home & Crematory
1474 Highway 83 North
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433
Davis Watkins Crestview Memorial
492 E Pine Avenue
Crestview, FL 32539
Fort Walton Beach Crestview DeFuniak Springs
850-864-1822 850-682-2252 850-951-1822
September 25, 1962 - September 27, 2014
Lora is preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Marilyn Jenkins.
She is survived by her husband Charles Chuck Middleton; one sister, Stacey A. Jenkins of Knoxville, Tennessee; two brothers, Christopher F. Jenkins and wife of DeFuniak Springs, Florida, and Kerry A. Jenkins and wife of Ponce de Leon, Florida; and many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at Amvets Post 178, 4776 US 90, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433. The time of service has not been determined. Service will be posted on the Davis-Watkins website at www.daviswatkins.com and the Amvets178 facebook page when time has been established.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Fund.
Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home.
March 15, 1932 - September 27, 2014
Bonnie B. Odom Cornman went to be with The Lord on September 27, 2014. She was born on March 15, 1932 in Red Bay, Florida.
Bonnie retired after 23 years from the Walton County School District. She loved to be outdoors. She enjoyed camping, fishing and gardening. Bonnie also enjoyed cooking and she showered her family with love.
Bonnie is survived by her husband of 63 years, Roy Cornman of DeFuniak Springs, FL; daughters, Jackie Crutchfield of Milton, FL, and Linda Williams and her husband, Scott, of DeFuniak Springs, FL; sons, Tony Cornman and his wife, Joni, of Panama City Beach, FL, and Mike Cornman and his wife, Debbie, of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren, Todd Crutchfield of Milton, FL, Amy Frizzell and her husband, Curt, of Milton, FL, Jacob Williams and his wife, Katie, of Freeport, FL, Jonathon Cornman of Panama City Beach, FL, Kiley Cornman of Jacksonville, FL, and Kelby Cornman of Jacksonville, FL; great-grandchildren, Cheyanne Seaman of Milton, FL, and Mary Kate Crutchfield of Milton, FL; brothers, Durl Odom and his wife, Pam, of DeFuniak Springs, FL and Buddy Odom and his wife, Cathy, of DeFuniak Springs; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends at First Baptist Church of DeFuniak Springs, 216 E. Live Oak Ave, DeFuniak Springs, Florida, on Monday, September 29, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for a time of visitation. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the church on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Magnolia Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made in Bonnies memory to either Emerald Coast Hospice, 550 Redstone Ave. W., Crestview, Florida 32536 or Alzheimers Association, Central and North Florida Chapter, 378 Center Pointe Circle, Ste. 1280, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701.
August 5, 1942 - September 26, 2014
Ray is preceded in death by his parents, Burnice and Lucille Johnson.
He is survived by his wife, Angela Johnson; two sons, Shannon Ray Johnson and wife Brenda, and Troy Johnson; three daughters, Melissa Johnson and Jake Locklear of DeFuniak Springs, Donna Jean Johnson Rebock and husband Michael of Kansas, and Laurie Russell of Kansas; one step-daughter, Tina French and husband Charles; one brother, David Johnson and wife Lottie; six sisters, Wanda Carroll, Bernice Drake and husband David, Sue Taylor, Janice Brackins and husband Donnie, Carolyn King, and Faye Brown and husband Kenneth; one Aunt, Martha Joyce King Price of DeFuniak Springs; twelve grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 30, 2014 in the chapel of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 1474 Highway 83 North, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433, beginning at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Chris Kroll and Ronnie Taylor officiating. A time of visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Hatcher Cemetery. Flowers are being accepted.
July 1, 1957 - September 18, 2014
He was born July 1, 1957 in Greensboro, N.C. He worked in the construction industry for over 35 years. He was president and co-owner of CRS Enterprises, Inc.
Howard is survived by his wife Jill Jefferies Poole; sons, Travis Scott Poole and Tyler Steven Poole; father, Gordon Frances Poole of NC; brothers, Frank Poole, NC, James Poole (Joanna) of Navarre, Fl; sisters, Christine O'Dell and Katrina Stanley, NC.; brother in law, Steve Jefferies(Wendy), Ft. Walton Beach, Fl.; mother in law, Sue Jefferies, Ft. Walton Beach, Fl.; his business partner and best friend, Pete Kottmeier and wife Gina of Ft. Walton Beach, Fl.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Judith Anice Poole-Colley; sister, Judy Poole and brother Andrew Poole.
Please join us at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Beasley Park for a Celebration of Life ceremony.
The family wishes to express their appreciation for all the love and support during this difficult time.
March 10, 1953 - September 12, 2014
Terry enjoyed working with his hands, was a lifelong carpenter and owner/operator of T.A.F. Construction L.L.C. Terrys passion for his career was evident in the pride he took in his work , is determination to do each job to his very best and his feeling that each day was another chance
to learn something new. Terry never met a stranger, as his open and honest personality, as well as generous and giving heart, led him to develop a close friendship with all who came to know him. With his passing, a new light in the sky will be shining brightly above us.
Terry is survived by his wife, Peggy Fuller; son Josh Fuller; and brothers Joe Dawkins and wife Debera; Keith Dawkins and wife Angel; David Ortiz; Brad Fuller and wife Connie.
No services will be held at this time. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
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Davis Watkins Funeral Home
1326 Lewis Turner Boulevard
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547