Dawn Davis Mayhew, 65, of Niceville, Florida passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.
Donna Lynn Bradford, 62, of Navarre, Florida passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2022.
James Robert Harp, 80, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022.
Shirley D. Shaw, 91, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2022.
David Alan Latham, 61, of Crestview, Florida passed away on Friday, August 26,2022.
Velma Jeanne Duffey (Don't call me Velma)
On August 26, 2022 surrounded by family our 4'11" spunky former redhead passed away peacefully. Born December 23, 1930 to Maynard Forwald and Naomi Forwald (Conrad) in Lone Tree, Iowa. She attended and graduated from Lone Tree K-12 school and Iowa State Teacher's College. Jean married Paul L Duffey on December 29, 1951 and together they began a military life journey.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Jerry; sister, Mary Smith and many other loved ones. Jean is survived by her children, Theresa (Paul) Abbott, JR Duffey (JoAnn) and Maureen Wright (Lucas); grandchildren, Jeremy Duffey, Matthew (Lindy) Abbott, Steven (Samantha) Abbott, Megan Eitelbach, Cameron (Courtney) Duffey, Kaitlyn (Avery) Dyer, Alexander and Victoria Morales, Jasmine, Kaitlyn and Jack Wright; great-grans, Emily, Bryson and Parker Abbott, Eden and Ivy Abbott, Ethan, Evelyn and Oliver Eitelbach; daughter-in-law, Shelley Duffey, former son-in-law, Dion Wright; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Ann and Glenn Pauley and a host of many nieces and nephews.
Jean was a Daughter, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Teacher, Seamstress, good cook, and loved to keep a spotless home.
Mom was blessed with a very healthy life until May 2022.
The family would like to thank all of the staff at Emerald Coast Hospice for their kindness and care they gave to our mom. Any donations may be made to Emerald Coast Hospice in Jean's name.
A very special thanks to Father Doug Martin.
Jean will be laid to rest by her husband in Lone Tree, Iowa at a future date.
Mary Matthews, 72, of Crestview, Florida passed away on Friday, August 26, 2022.
Marcy passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 12:20 PM at home on Hospice after a courageous fight with cancer.
Marcy was born on August 30, 1949 in Frankfort, IN to James Albert Rayles and Betty Pauline Rayles (Miller). She attended and graduated Brownsburg High School in Brownsburg, IN. After graduation, she worked for the Indiana State Board of Health in Indianapolis, IN. Through a family member, she met and later married Larry Joe Paris with whom she had two children, Jeffrey Dwayne Paris (Nicki Paris) and Angela Marie (Paris) Britton (Greg Britton). They started out in Montezuma, IN then later moved on to Rockville, IN to raise their family before retiring in Navarre, FL.
Marcy loved the beach and would walk for miles collecting shells. She enjoyed their garden and all the variety of nature Florida offered that would visit their yard. She was an animal lover and loved her guinea pig babies (Daffny), Sandy, and Maggie Marie. She enjoyed online gaming and had hundreds of friends there, some being friends for many years. Marcy always had an artistic flair and was an artist for many years. She also loved writing poetry and had beautiful handwriting. Those that knew her will remember her always smiling and laughing. Those closet to her will always remember her nice warm hugs. She had the best.
She is preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Jacob Paris; nephews, Steven Rayles and Thomas Law. Marcy is survived by Uncle Richard (Dick) Rayles of Frankfort, IN; sister, Linda Law of Spencer, IN; brother, James Rayles of Bloomington, IN; and grandchildren, Christopher Britton of Navarre, FL, Isabelle Paris and Ella Paris of Bargersville, IN.
Cremation services will take place at Family-Funeral & Cremation of Mary Esther, FL. (850)226-4240. There will be no in person services but instead an online memorial as most friends and family are of distant places.
Maryori Dalett Camacho, infant, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida passed away Monday, August 22, 2022.
Carol E. Goodstein, 88, of Niceville, Florida passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2022.
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