James D. (Jim) Stephens

LTC (Ret) James D. (Jim) Stephens passed away on April 9, 2018, while visiting family in Red Bluff, California. He was 76 years old. Born to WG and Lucy Stephens in Gadsden, Alabama, he graduated from Jefferson County High School…

Dana L. Haynes

Dana L. Haynes of Monticello, Fl. passed away suddenly on April 9, 2018. Dana was born in Moulton, AL on October 27, 1951 to Robert and Christine Haynes. He retired from the U.S. Department of Labor as a Mine Safety…

Frances Black

Frances Black, former resident of Monticello, died March 23, 2018 on her 94th birthday at Suncoast Hospice in Palm Harbor, FL. She resided in Monticello from 1982 and moved to the Tampa Bay area to live with her daughter in…

Edith Davis Holton

Edith Davis Holton, age 96, of Tallahassee, died March 18, 2018 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital in Beaufort, SC. She was a native of Tallahassee, a homemaker and a member of Philadelphia P.B. Church in Tallahassee. She also had been an…

Michael Raymond Lane

Michael Raymond Lane, born on November 25, 1955 in St. Petersburg, FL died March 25, 2018. He was employed as a supervisor for Asplundh Tree Service for 17 years. He completed 25 years service at Florida Power/Duke Energy as a…

Franklin Curtis Blow

Franklin Curtis Blow, 72, died Wednesday, March 21 at Tallahassee Memorial Health Care after suffering a fall at his home. He was born in Nashville, TN, September 2, 1945, to Mary Blow Whatley and Curtis Blow. A 1963 graduate of…

Esther T. Grant

Esther Marie Tolliver Grant, 81, passed unexpectedly in Tampa on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at Bethel AME Church, 410 E. York St., Monticello. Burial will follow in Oakfield Cemetery. Viewing-visitation is Friday…

Alice M. NeSmith

Alice M. NeSmith, 94, of New Port Richey, FL died March 13, 2018. She is predeceased by her husband, Ralph NeSmith, and survived by daughter Cecile Barnes (Holland) and sons Bruce (Monica) and Jerry (Patty). Internment was held March 20,…

John L. Allen

John L. Allen, Jr. passed away on Wednesday of last week at St. James Rehab Center in Carrabelle, Florida. Johnny’s passing occurred after a long battle with several health issues. He was a life-long resident of Jefferson County living in…

Lavada Inez Rudd

On Saturday March 3, 2018, Lavada Inez Rudd passed away at home in Five Points Alabama at the age of 55. She was born June 28, 1962 in Thomasville, GA to Lavada (Tanner) Rudd and the late Fraser Rudd. She…