Monday, October 22, 2007

Coon Hill Cemetery OPEN HOUSE 10.28

Celebrating of the Historic Site Restoration. The cemetery originated in 1820. In the past 12 years there were 3 major desecrations. Much of this has been repaired and there is more to do. About 100 headstones and 73 markers have been replaced or repaired. Bring lawn chairs and come to the celebration Sunday after church on October 28. Free seafood dinner of Fried Catfish and Mullet, coleslaw, beans and hush puppies. Dinner is FREE - but of course donations for the cemetery repairs will be GREATLY APPRECIATED!. Need more information? Call Alvin Enfinger - 994-7033.

Sunday, October 21, 2007



Milton Candler Kimbrough Salter, age 96, of Chumuckla, slipped from this world into the arms of Jesus, October 19, 2007. She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Duncan Salter Sr. She was born in Claud, Alabama, December 16, 1910. At the age of nine, her family moved to Florida and she resided in Chumuckla for the past 88 years. Milton was active in her church and community. Her love of God, first and foremost, and with family and friends right behind. Some of Mrs. Salter's accomplishments were, First Chumuckla PTA President, Founder of Camp Grace, serving in numerous offices with her church, Chumuckla United Methodist Church, and in 1991, Mr. and Mrs. Salter were voted "Santa Rosa County Farm Family of the Year". Mrs. Salter was instrumental in her church providing wisdom and leadership and was selected as "Chumuckla's Ministering Angel" in Northwest Florida's Good Neighbor Program.Mrs. Salter is survived by her six children, Thomas (Mildred) Salter Jr., Gwendolyn (Frank) Enfinger, Winona (Copeland) Griswold, Margaret (Leon) Miller, Dick (Glenda) Salter,and Mabel (Jeffrey) Cotton; she was blessed to have 25 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.Funeral services for Mrs. Salter will be 10 a.m. Monday, October 22, 2007, at Lewis Funeral Home Pace Chapel with Bro. Glen Lowery, assisted by the Rev. Clifford Abbott and the Rev. Clive Knight officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabeth Chapel Cemetery with LEWIS FUNERAL HOME directing. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00PM, Sunday, October 21, 2007 at Lewis Funeral Home Pace Chapel.Pallbearers will be her 10 grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be her 15 granddaughters.In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mrs. Salter's memory to Pace Assembly of God Church, 3948 Highway 90, Pace, FL 32571; Chumuckla Methodist Church, 9485 Hwy 197, Pace, 32571; Elizabeth Chapel Methodist Church, 8008 Chumuckla Hwy, Pace, FL 32571; or Wallace Baptist Church,6601 Chumuckla Hwy, Pace, FL 32571.Milton was surrounded by family, all of whom honored and loved her. Her enthusiasm and love of life was contagious to everyone. Milton was a woman of great faith and a role model to all, a friend to many and a joy to all who knew her.

Monday, October 15, 2007

Quinnie Edna Wooten 1913-2007

Quinnie Edna Wooten, age 93, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2007 at a local care facility. Mrs. Wooten was born November 26, 1913 in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. A resident of Florida for 58 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, two sisters, and two step-children.Mrs. Wooten is survived by two daughters, Glenda (Dick) Salter, of Chumuckla, FL, and Edna (Bill) Unger of Lowell, MA; one son, Gary Milton of Dallas, TX; five stepsons, Clayton, Odis, Melvin, Edgar, and Dorwin Wooten; one step-daughter, Opal Lunsford; 26 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and numerous great great grandchildren.Funeral services for Mrs. Wooten will be 11:00AM, Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at Lewis Funeral Home Pace Chapel with LaDon Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabeth Chapel Cemetery with Lewis Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00AM, prior to funeral service.LEWIS FUNERAL HOME Pace Chapel will be in charge of arrangements.
Published in the Pensacola News Journal on 10/14/2007.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007


Item: This is a great video on YouTube .. about Down Home!
News: Vini Benny Fishie ... Benny Enfinger came home from contract work in Iraq for a couple of weeks in September and has returned now to finish up in December. He used his time wisely to go fishing with his son while home. His email is
If you have not seen the video on Ruthabell's store, by all means - give it a look.