Hilda C. Eisenbeck, 67, of Milton, Florida passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 5, 2021 with visitation from 11:00-12:00pm and service at 12:00pm at Family-Funeral & Cremation, 5627 North Davis Highway, Pensacola, Florida 32503. A Committal Service will be held at 2:00pm following the service at Barrancas National Cemetery, 1 Cemetery Road, Pensacola, Florida 32508. The procession for the Committal Service will meet at 1:30pm at Olive Baptist Church-Warrington Campus, 103 W. Winthrop Avenue, Pensacola, Florida 32507.
Elliott James, Smith, 39, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Friday, July 30, 2021.
Tina Marie Grenon, formally of Lowell, Massachusetts, died at age 56 on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, after a long-fought battle with a sudden and unexpected illness at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Florida, where she had resided for the past three months.
On December 15th, 1964, in Lowell, Massachusetts, she was born to her mother, Jeanette Lavoie, and her father, Edward Lavoie Sr. She attended school in her hometown of Lowell and served others in the healthcare industry and in the housekeeping industry.
Tina Grenon was a force to be reckoned with. She was strong-willed, strong-minded, independent, and faced adversity head-on. Her greatest accomplishment was not measured in wealth; it was measured by title. Being a mother and grandmother was the single most important thing to her, and the love and strength she instilled will live on through her daughter Magan Grenon and her grandson Jayden Vergara. Her love for cooking and entertaining made her home one of comfort and familiarity, and it was always opened to family, friends, and strangers alike.
Tina is preceded in death by her father, Edward Lavoie Sr.
She is survived by her dearly beloved daughter; Magan Grenon; grandson, Jayden Vergara; mother, Jeanette Lavoie; brothers, Edward Lavoie Jr. and David Lavoie; sisters Donna Lavoie and Lori (Dennis) Mann. She is also survived by her cousin and best friend Donna Vignola Milisci and many other endeared cousins, nieces, nephews, family members, and friends.
A family-style celebration of life will occur in Lowell, Massachusetts, on Sunday, August 15th, 2021, at 2pm at 10 Coburn St., Lowell, MA 01850.
Gary Franklin Wiseman, 62, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. He was born in Pensacola, FL on October 18, 1958, to the late Cecil Franklin Wiseman and Marjorie Carolyn Hawk Wiseman.
Gary graduated with honors from Escambia High School in 1977 and the University of West Florida in 1981. He worked for 30 years at Eglin Air Force Base as a Testing Engineer. Gary was a lifelong astronomer and member of the Escambia Amateur Astronomers Association (EAAA) of Pensacola. He also enjoyed researching his family’s genealogy and was an avid meteorologist.
Left to cherish Gary’s memories are his sister, Gail Lynn Wiseman Ringo and his brother, Glen Frederick Wiseman; his aunts and uncle Dr. Rodney Smith and Marsena Hawk Smith and Martha Jean Jordan Hazen, and his cousins Angela Greer, Jordan Hazen, Allison Hazen, Michael Smith and Henry Janes.
Gary’s memorial services will begin on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 with visitation from 10:00 – 11:00 am and funeral service beginning at 11:00 am at Family-Funeral and Cremation with Chaplain Alan Ford officiating. Burial will immediately follow at St. Johns Cemetery in Pensacola, FL.
Berwyn A. Donley II, 60, of Niceville, Florida passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.
He was born in Pensacola, FL on March 24, 1960, to Richard E. and Bettye H. Donley. He graduated from The University of West Florida with a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Management.
Berwyn worked decades in the food service industry receiving numerous awards with a number of restaurant chains as a General Manager to include Hardees, Pepsico Inc./Hot N’ Now Inc., McAlister’s Gourmet Deli, Burger King, Whataburger Ventures Ltd, and with his most recent being Sonic of Shalimar, FL. He was also a Committeemen member of the Okaloosa County Republican Party. He was active in his community being involved in different areas Chamber of Commerce. He was loved and respected by his employees and peers. He was a problem solver that often took on difficult and unwanted projects at work and home. He was a devoted son who took care of his elderly Mother, and a loving brother to his siblings and wonderful Uncle to his nieces and nephew.
Berwyn is preceded in death by his Father, Richard E. Donley. He is survived by his Mother, Bettye H. Donley; sister, Dawn D. Wygal and husband, Richard T. Wygal; brother, Richard A. Donley and wife, Kelly Thurlow Donley; nephew, Jonathon T. Wygal; nieces, Brittany M. Daar and husband, Tracy L. Daar II, Sydney E. Donley, Taylor M. Donley; great-nieces, Kaleigh and Khloe; great-nephew, Colton, as well as numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him.
Funeral arrangements are scheduled for Friday August 6, 2021. Viewing from 10am-12pm, with service to follow at Family-Funeral and Cremation, 5627 North Davis Highway, Pensacola, FL 32503. Interment will be at Bayview Memorial Park, 3351 Scenic Highway, Pensacola, FL 32503. Pastor Nancy Hammond will officiate. Pallbearers will be Richard A. Donley, Richard T. Wygal, Jonathon T. Wygal, Tracy L. Daar II, Ben Greenslait, and Mark Ulrich. Ami Russ, Soloist. Flowers and condolences maybe be offered at Family-Funeral and Cremation, 5627 North Davis Highway, Pensacola, FL 32503.
Marilyn Sharon Hughey, aka "Top Hat", beloved Mother, Grand, Great-Grandmother and Sister entered the gates of Heaven on July 27, 2021.
She was born on May 29, 1945 in Washington, D.C. to Delores and Eugene DuBois. She has lived in Florida for 50 years in the Fort Walton Beach/Navarre area and was a singer and entertainer and spent may years managing a hotel and restaurant.
She loved her family, her church and her church family, Midway First Assembly of God, where she volunteered helping with the food pantry. She loved to help others and gave to St. Jude's and disabled veterans. She also enjoyed cooking, entertaining for family and friends, playing bingo and card games.
Some of the fondest family memories are going to Wayside Beach, Funway Amusement Park, the Gulfarium, Goofy Golf, and the Zoo. Her family also loved listening to their momma practice singing in the band.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her aunt, Leona Percy; her brother, Roger DuBois and her nephew, Melvin Jones, Jr.
She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Larry Hughey; her daughters, Tracy Wilcox, Rhonda Crenshaw and Sharon (Randall) Jones; seven grandchildren, Amber (Ryan) Murphy, Brittany Wilcox, Blake Jones, Nathaniel Jones, Ryan Jones and Alyssa Jones; five great grandchildren, Nevaeh Brown, Sophia Brown, Issac Brown, Toryn Murphy and Alianna McLemore; her sisters, Pamela (Donald) Rogers and Linda (Jimmy) Bradshaw and her brother, Jimmy (Peggy) DuBois.
Her Celebration of Life will be determined at a later date.
Jeannette Kay Clayburg , 62, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021.
Herschel (Phil) H. Phillips, 85, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021. He was born in Clarksville, Tennessee and moved to Pensacola, Florida in 1971 after living in Ohio for three years.
Phil attended Austin Peay University and Miami of Ohio University. After moving to Pensacola, Phil worked in sales and sales management until he retired in 2003.
Phil was a 32 degree Scottish Rite Mason, Commissioned a Kentucky Colonel and a lifetime member of the Reserve Officers Association. Phil was a member of the Army National Guard and the Army Reserve for 34 years, retiring in 1988 as a Lieutenant Colonel.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Doris Hundley Phillips.
He is survived by his brother, Ed (Karen) Phillips of Clarksville, TN; children, Debbie (Randy) Phillips Hill, Jeffery Phillips and David (Shawn) Phillips; stepchildren, Vickie (Grady) Hundley Reeves, Walter (Sheri) H. Hundley, Jr., Vanetta Hundley Webb, and Verna Hundley and numerous adored grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He will be laid to rest with his wife at Pensacola Memorial Gardens, Pensacola, Florida.
On Sunday, July 25, 2021, LeRoy “Sonny” Taylor Norwood, Jr., loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away at the age of 86. LT was born on September 4, 1934 in Cleveland, Mississippi to parents, Leroy Taylor Norwood, Sr. and Elise Estelle Crawford.
He served in the Air Force from 1958-1962. Part of his service was in Korea as an airman during the war. He had a long career as an air traffic controller and was eventually promoted to supervisor for the Federal Aviation Administration. He was a pilot who spent 33 years teaching, flying and instrument training. A proud moment was when one of his students went on to be a Blue Angel pilot. During his years as a pilot, he received several volunteer awards for taking supplies to areas damaged by natural disasters. He was married to the love of his life, Patricia Broxson Norwood on June 7, 1985.
His artwork and wood crafting are exquisite reminders of his talent as an artist. All the hours spent fishing on the boat, camping at Bear Lake, and working in his shop are cherished memories for his children and grandchildren. It will be hard to not think of him and all his stories of the woods when hunting season rolls around each year. However, he recorded the legacy of his life in a memoir called “Journey Between Two Eternities”.
He was known for his quick wit and words of wisdom. He had an infectious smile, and compassionate heart for all who were ever blessed to call him husband, father, brother, or friend. Who could ever forget the way he took time to teach each one of us valuable skills or lessons about life? We are all certain that the first thing he asked for in heaven was, “What’s for dessert?”
He was preceded in death by his parents; his younger brother, Mickey Norwood and his grandson, Maxwell Nicholas Norwood.
As a survivor of plane crashes, falling out of a building, a massive heart attack, race car accidents, motorcycle crashes, and cancer, we thought he was invincible.
His is survived by his loving wife, Patricia; daughters, Sherrye (Ed) Gilman and Kathye (Robert) Porter; sons, Frank (Lynne) Norwood and Jackson Craft Norwood; his stepchildren, Chad Craft and Gretchen (Darryl) Faust; brother, Bryson (Brenda) Norwood; his grandchildren, Danny (Jennie) Gilman, Eddie Gilman, Zack Levay, Kendall Faust, Dylan Craft, Amber Craft, Savannah (Tyler) Durbin, Brandon Craft and his five great-grandchildren, Riley, Natalie, Bradley, Carter and Lydia.
A Memorial Celebration will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021 from 6:00-8:00pm at Gather @ Alyssa’s, 4580 Chumuckla Highway, Pace, Florida 32571.
Linda Estelle List, 79, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021.
Debra Lynn Campbell, 66, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021.
Patricia Rae Adams, 85, of Milton, Florida passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021.
Shirley Mason Hurley, 71, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021.
Robert Francis Davis 52, born in El Paso, Texas, a life-long resident of Pensacola, Florida passed away peacefully at home on July 22, 2021. Robert was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend.
He is preceded in death by Mary Ellen Kelly (mother), Mark Lane Rollo (Father), Great-Grandparents Robert and Lerline Trawick, Grandparents, JW and Louise Adkinson
He is survived by his wife Laurene Davis; his sons’, Andrew, Eli, Greg, and Jerry; one grandson, Jacob, and many nieces and nephews.
He was a master woodworker, avid hunter and fisherman. He loved the great outdoors. He will be missed by many.
We would like to thank Covenant Care Hospice, and Nurse Amy Thomas for providing amazing and excellent care for our “stubborn old goat.”
A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 with visitation from 2:00-3:00 pm and service at 3:00 pm at Family-Funeral & Cremation, 5627 North Davis Highway, Pensacola, Florida 32503.
George Webster Blisard SFC (U.S. Army, Ret.), 82, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021.
George W. Blisard passed away unexpectedly on July 22, 2021 at Baptist Hospital surrounded by the love of his life, his wife, Linda Blisard and daughters Lisa Ayres, Andrea Plante, and Brandy Blisard. Born in Philadelphia and after serving his country and traveling the world for more than 23 years in the United States Army, George relocated his family to Pensacola, Florida. He was an absolutely charming gentleman, fierce protector of his loved ones, lover of animals, gifted artist, voracious reader, and connoisseur of coffee, good wine, Scotch, and malted milkshakes. A kind and loving soul and excellent listener he offered his quiet wisdom gained by living a full and expressive life. His concern for others and willingness to help anyone in need remains one of many invaluable lessons he taught through his words and deeds. He had a mischievous sense of humor and was aptly described by a neighbor as "spicy." His family is deeply mourning his passing; however, they are comforted knowing that he is at peace and in the loving embrace of God.
He is also survived by his grandchildren Stephen Veres and his wife Desiree and Douglas Blisard-Engler and his wife Stephanie, great-grandchildren Aidan Engler, Ayva Engler, Camden Engler, and Theodore Veres, and many pets and grand-pets.
His family wishes to thank the Escambia County first responders and wonderful professionals at Baptist Hospital for their excellent medical service to him and remarkable acts of kindness to his family during a very difficult time.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, his family has postponed his celebration of life until it is safe to do so.
In lieu of flowers, please consider celebrating George's life with a donation to the USO or the Pensacola Humane Society.
Allen Lester Roach, 71, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021.
Johnna Lea Robinson, 60, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Johnna was born on May 25, 1961 in Providence, Rhode Island to parents, John James Riley and Lorena Kay Fraiser.
She was previously from Waukegan, Illinois and attended Waukegan High School before residing in Pensacola, Florida for 25 years. She was a childcare provider, worked in customer service, was a loving mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Lorena and her furbaby, Harley.
Johnna is survived by her loving husband, Louis James Robinson; daughter, Stacy (Donald) Jones; son, Scott Robinson and granddaughters, Zoey and Emma Jones. She is also survived by her furbaby, Hannah.
She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She loved spending time with all of her furbabies and family, which were her biggest accomplishments.. She always looked forward to her phone calls and video chats with her granddaughters.
Andrea Sue Hopkins Arant, 61, of Gulf Shores, Alabama passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Rosa Lee Ard, 76, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 2:00pm at the Jordan Cemetery, 2300 East Kingsfield Road, Cantonment, Florida 32533.
Sheila Darlene Cagle, 59, of Milton, Florida passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021.
Kalley Patricia Abrahamson-Groeschl, 24, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021.
Kalley Patricia Abrahamson Groeschl age 24, passed away unexpectedly at her residence in Pensacola, FL on July 19, 2021.She was born in Fond du Lac, WI on October 19, 1996 the daughter of Christopher Groeschl and Jennifer Abrahamson.
Kalley worked at the Waffle House in Pensacola and made many friends along the way who will all miss her dearly. She had high hopes of going to school for cosmetology which was something she was very good at and had a natural gift for. All her friends and family knew how much she loved doing her hair, make-up, perfume, shoes, and music. Her biggest accomplishments were graduating high school in Fond du Lac, WI in 2015 and finally becoming a big sister to Cyan who she absolutely adored. She was baptized at Immanuel Trinity Lutheran Church in Fond du Lac, WI. As much as we all love and miss Kalley there’s comfort knowing she’s resting peacefully with her dad in heaven.
She is survived by her mother Jennifer (Josh) Zweifel, one brother Masin Zweifel, one sister Cyan Zweifel. Her grandparents Lance (Donna) Abrahamson, Patricia (Gerd) Sterr, and Sandra (Tom) Miller, Ronald (Margaret) Zweifel . Numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Preceded in death by her dad Christopher Groeschl, a grandfather Leon Groeschl, and many other family members.
I wish we had more time together but I’ll cherish and value the time we did have. Fly high babygirl (Kalley bugs, Kalley Kitty, Kalley Pat). Until we meet again..
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Eagles Club in Fond du Lac, WI on September 19, 2021. A buffet style dinner catered by Boda’s will be served from 4:00PM-8:00PM
A Chinese Lantern release will take place immediately after at Lakeside Park for anyone who would like to join us.
Bryan Todd Horning, 39, of Tuscumbia, Alabama passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2021.
Sarah Annette Rothe, 87, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021.
A Committal Service will be held on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 2:00pm at Barrancas National Cemetery, 1 Cemetery Road, Pensacola, Florida 32508. The procession will meet at 1:30pm at Olive Baptist Church-Warrington Campus, 103 W. Winthrop Avenue, Pensacola, Florida 32507.
John McIntyre Yarbrough, 57, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021.