Friday, February 16, 2007

Cubeeden (Joiner) McDill - Obituary

Cubeeden (Joiner) McDill funeral was held at 11 am Monday at Village Chapel with Maj.Carl Tilly will officate Burial will be at Old Harmony Cemetery in Gadsden Ala.
Mrs McDill was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Robert McDill of Gadsden Ala. Dean was a Chumuckla resident until her marriage to Robert. He was in the Navy when they met. She leaves as her survivors her daughters Barbara (Max) Montejo of Boaz Ala, Debra (Donald) Elders of Georgia, sons Billy (Wanda) McDill of Attalla and Jimmy McDill of Albertville Ala and grandchildren Danny and Amy McDill, Michael Garmany, Allen Huges, Angie Elrod, Laura McDill , Josh and Justin elders, Jordan and Dylan Montijo and eight great grandchildren. Her sisters Frances Castleberry, Wyonia (Charles) Mcdonald, Joyce (David) Schultz. Earnesteen Berhow, Jeanette (Bill) Kesler, and two brothers Bobby Joiner and Wayne Joiner. and a host of neices and nephews. The family would like to give the Dr and staff at the nursing home a special thank you. The family will receive friends Monday from 9am til the time of services

Wednesday, February 14, 2007


1924 - 2007

William Sharit "Buddy" Enfinger was born in Chumuckla, Florida on October 5, 1924 and passed from this life Wednesday, February 7, 2007 at 2:21 am at Baptist Hospital surrounded by his family. 
He was a member of the Church of Christ for 68 years.  He was a loving Son, Husband, Father, Brother, Friend, and decorated Veteran.  He served in WWII under General Patton as a foot soldier infantryman and was awarded A Bronze Star for heroic service in France, Luxembourg, Germany, and Austria, a Purple Heart, 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, ATO Medal, EAMETO Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and World War II Victory Medal.  He received additional recognition from the French Government and a 2nd Purple Heart for his role. He also played in the liberation of France in the Battle of the Bulge during WWII.  He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, 4 brothers-in-law, and granddaughter, Rachel Denise Fuqua.  He is survived by his wife, Verna Coleen Enfinger, and his children, Sue and (Peter) Krams, Bonnie and (Alfonso) Salvaggio, Donna and (Tom) Hammac, William "Billy" and (Wanda) Enfinger, Sheila Kitchens, and David Enfinger, 4 sisters, 3 brothers-in-law, 4 sisters-in-law, 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.
Viewing will be at WATERS AND HIBBERT Funeral Home Sunday, February 11, 2007 from 1-4 PM, and Monday, February 12, 2007 from 4-8 PM. The Funeral Service will be held at the Innerarity Point Church of Christ on Tuesday, February 13, 2007 from 10 am to 12 pm; lying in state from 9-10 am; and a graveside service with full military honors, and Interment at Barrancas National Cemetery.
Paul Bearers:  Alfonso Salvaggio III, Charles Salvaggio, William "Buddy" Salvaggio, Davis T. Kitchens III, John Gross, and Tom Williams. 
Honorary Paul Bearers:  Tom Hammac, Al Salvaggio II, Robert Harkleroad, Doug Murray, Ivan Harstvedt, Jimmy Gross, Charles Fletcher, Bill Johnson, Sr., and Ricky Jones ( Baptist Hospital ).
Flowers are not permitted at Barrancas Cemetary, therefore, memorials can be made to Escambia Christian School, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, or Pensacola Veterans Memorial Park.
Our Family would like to say a special "Thank You" to the Doctors, Nurses, Staff, and EVERYONE at Baptist Hospital who took part in the care of our loved one. 

Published in the Pensacola News Journal from 2/10/2007 - 2/11/2007.

Friday, February 02, 2007

Clarence Ray and Rex Wayne

Clarence Ray and Rex Wayne
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Tomy Reynolds took some photos at Leon Cook's Funeral. There were a lot of folk there you might recognize. The rest of the pictures are in Tommy's folder in the account. Just click the picture.



Mary Louise Creel of Pace went to be with the Lord on January 28, 2007. She was born in Pea Ridge to Samuel and Mary Keyser. Mary Louise lived most of her life in Santa Rosa and Escambia counties. She and her husband, James Durward Williams, owned and operated several businesses both in Santa Rosa and Escambia counties. After Durward's death, she married Doyal Creel of Ocoee, Florida, and they built a home in Chumuckla. She and Doyal made several mission trips taking Bibles into China and Honduras. While on one trip to Honduras, a revolution broke out, and they barely escaped after the mission was bombed. She has been a Christian, all her life.
Mrs. Creel was a member of Lawton Street Baptist Church, Eastern Star, Wallace Home Makers Club, Golden Spinners Campers, and NAARF. She enjoyed loving fellowship at the meal site in Pace where she played dominoes with her friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Sherwood, Newman, and Julian Keyser.
Mrs. Creel is survived by her children, Dr. James Durward (Nina) Williams, of St. Petersburg, Dr. M. Catherine (Dr. Jim) Jowers, of Milton, and Marsha Williams of Pensacola; step children, Rev. Jimmy (Shirley) Creel, Rev. Jerry (Peggy) Creel and Jeannie (Tommy) Womble; fourteen grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; and three great-great granddaughters; her "caregiver", Dorothy Champion; and many friends and relatives.
Funeral services for Mrs. Creel will be at 10AM, Wednesday, January 31, 2007, at Lewis Funeral Homes Milton Chapel, with Rev. Clarence Brockman and Dr. James Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Milton Cemetery with LEWIS FUNERAL HOME directing. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00PM, Tuesday, January 30, 2007, at Lewis Funeral Home in Milton.
Pallbearers will be members of the Lawton Street Baptist Church.
Flowers are welcome, or you may make donation in Mrs. Creel name to Lawton Street Baptist Church, 7845 Lawton Street, Pensacola, FL 32514, or to Covenant Hospice, 5907 Berryhill Road, Milton, Florida 32570.
Mrs. Creel was a devoted Christian, loving Mother, and a great friend to all who knew her. We will truly miss her beautiful smile, sense of humor, and love.

Published in the Pensacola News Journal on 1/30/2007.