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Come out for a Canine Walk About this SaturdayRelay For Life supporters invite you to join them this Saturday for the rst Canines for Cancer Walk About at J&M Feed Store, starting at 11 a.m. Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories (biggest dog, smallest dog, looks most like owner, etc.). Registration forms are available at the ofces of Dr. Miles Owens, Perry Animal Hospital, J&M Feed Store and Yarbrough Tires. The event will include a costume pet parade and much more. Concessions (hot dogs, drinks and baked goods) will also be available.Taylor to speak TuesdayVeteran James Taylor will share experiences from his military tour of Iraq during the Tuesday, April 9, meeting of VFW Post #9225. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and all interested persons are invited to attend.Relay Committee meets MondayTaylor Countys Relay For Life is just six weeks away and organizers are ramping up their efforts to ensure this years event will be a resounding success. Committee members will meet Monday, April 8, at 5:30 p.m., at Evangel Christian Fellowship. This is our very last gathering before the track meeting and we are in crunch time mode, so I hope to see you all there, Event Chair Tanya ONeal said.Prayer group gathers April 8Taylor County Prayer Initiative will meet Monday, April 8, from 12-1:30 p.m. at Main Street Caf. Members of the public are welcome; please bring your own lunch due to continuing renovations at the restaurant. For additional information, please call (850) 223-1995.Correction:Taylor County High School Junior Caleb Sullivan, 16, died Sept. 11, 2012, after being hit by a private vehicle while attempting to cross U.S. Highway 27. He was not killed after being struck by a school bus as was incorrectly stated in Wednesdays Taco Times. Perry Newspapers, Inc., regrets the error. Serving the Tree Capital of the South Since 1889 Perry News-HeraldPerry News-Herald 50 Friday/ SaturdayApril 5-6, 2013 Index One section 124th Year, No. 14www.perrynewspapers.com Weather Friday71 59 20% Saturday79 47 Sunday78 53 Perry News-Herald Perry News-Herald News Forum Looking Back . ......... A-2 Living . ..................... A-4 Religion . .................. A-6 Sports . .................... A-7 Entertainment . ........ A-8 TV listings . .............. A-9 Classieds . ........... A-12 Florida State Bluegrass Festival Drug trafcker sentenced to house arrest, probationSentencing has begun for Taylor County suspects tied to one of the largest drug trafcking cases in recent history. Troy Gunter and his wife, Jamie, were both sentenced last month. Both entered guilty pleas to federal charges of conspiracy to distribute less than 50 kilograms of marijuana and distribution of marijuana. Jamie Gunter received a two-year prison sentence to be followed by four years of supervised release and a $600 ne. Troy Gunter was sentenced to six months home detention (with electronic monitoring), three years probation and a $200 ne. Hearing for red trooper slated May 2An evidentiary hearing on an appeal led by former Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Trooper Charles Swindle will be held before the state Public Employee Relations Committee (PERC) May 2 in Tallahassee. Swindle led an appeal last week regarding his ring that stemmed from a November 2012 trafc stop of state Rep. Charles McBurney (R-Jacksonville). According to reports, Swindle pulled over McBurney on Interstate 10 in Madison County. He said McBurney was driving 87 mph--which McBurney denied--but did not write him a speeding ticket. Swindle gave McBurney a $10 citation for failing to have proof of insurance, though McBurney told investigators he 2013 Law Enforcement Torch Run Grey skies did not dampen the spirits of runners taking part in this years Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run Thursday morning. (Top photo)Taylor Correctional Institutions K-9 Squad Sgt. Christopher Brunson, left, and Eric Sadler led the way followed closely by (bottom photo, l to r) Leandra Borklund, Crystal McMullen and Marti Lee, all of the Clerk of Courts ofce. For more on the run, please see page A-3. Commemorative Torch Run t-shirts remain available for $10 each. Please see page 5 Please see page 511 appointed to RESTORE committeeThe Taylor County Commission appointed 11 local residents to sit on the newly formed RESTORE Act Committee to advise the county on how to spend up to $12 million in potential Clean Water Act penalties levied against British Petroleum (BP) for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Febuary, the commission established the framework for the committee, which would consist of representatives from the following areas: chamber of commerce, Tourism Development Council, economic development, education, ecological/environmental, commercial shing, commercial crabbing, commercial shrimping, the Aucilla/Econna area, the Beaches area and Steinhatchee. The county received 16 applicants for the 11 positions, although none of the applicants applied for the commercial shrimping position. Interested people were allowed to apply in multiple categories. According to Assistant County Administrator Dustin Hinkel, since one of the categories had no applicants and several had as many as six, the board decided to instead rank all Please see page 14Dinner with the governorTaylor County Development Authority Director Scott Frederick and North Florida Medical Centers, Inc., Director of Public Awareness and Community Outreach Deidra McRory Newman attended the Florida Community Leaders Dinner on March 18 hosted by Florida Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott. Three dozen community leaders from across the state of Florida attended the fourcourse dinner. Frederick and Newman both serve in leadership roles, not only in Taylor County, but in a number of organizations throughout the state of Florida. The Taylor County Commission in considering a grant application to help fund improvements to Forest Capital Hall, home of the Taylor County Extension Ofce and 4-H program, as well as numerous other events throughout the year. The commission held the rst of two public hearings Monday evening to discuss applying for the Florida Department of State Cultural Facilities Grant Programs 2014-15 funding cycle. Grants Coordinator Melody Cox told the board during the hearing that bathroom repairs, ooring repairs and staging improvements were the top priorities identied by the committee established to look into improvements at Forest Capital Hall. Several members of the committee were present for the hearing to show support for the grant application. Cox said both the bathrooms and ooring were safety concerns, while the staging work would assist the county in being more competitive for the grant since it is for cultural facilities. County pursues grant for Capital Hall upgrades Please see page 14


BUCKEYE ANTES UP $200,000A drive to secure guarantors for $400,000 worth of notes to benet Doctors Memorial Hospital benetted greatly from a $200,000 pledge by Buckeye Cellulose. Other pledges totaled $122,000.WOODWARD NAMED MISS TCHSKathleen Woodward was crowned Miss Taylor County High (TCHS) School, selected from a eld of 15 contestants. Woodward performed a modern ballet routine to the theme from Close Encounters of a Third Kind. The daughter of Len and Beverly Woodward, she was a junior at TCHS. TAYLOR STUDENTS WIN IN TALLAHASSEEDenise Parker, Penny Henrichs, Sandy Jo Jarvis, Sheila Sayers and David Todd won awards in Tallahassee, representing the Diversied Cooperative Training Club from Taylor County High School. Categories ranged from speaking and photography to medical skills and food service challenges.WHOS MARRYING WHOM?The engagement of Sandra Howell to George Clayton was announced by the brides parents, the Rev. and Mrs. S.M. Howell. The couple planned a July 8 wedding at New Brooklyn Missionary Baptist Church. Cynthia Ann Bryant and Michael Andrew McCray were married in a February ceremony in Mayos Midway Baptist Church. The bride was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Blackshear of Mayo and H.R. Bryant of Perry.TAYLORMAID HOMEMAKERSMrs. Coreane McDaniel shared tips for macram purses while Velma Burford gave instructions for a latchhook rug at the meeting of Taylormaid Homemakers.PERRY PUTS MONTEVALLO ON THE MAPThe pitching of Buzz Greene and the hitting of Glenn Ratliff, both of Perry, helped catapult their University of Montevallo baseball team to a 8-1 record in Montevallo, Ala. SHES A PILOT!Sally Walker, wife of Jim Walker, completed ight and written examinations to qualify for a private pilots license. She was pictured with her aircraft.MILITARY REPORTSMidshipman Mark Q. Whittle was scheduled to be in Perry for the U.S. Naval Academys Operation Information, acquainting men and women with the benets of military service and expertise. In other military news, Navy Ensign Dale Milton of Perry completed the Non-Lawyer Course at the Naval Justice School in Newport, R.I. A-2 Perry News-Herald April 5-6, 2013 Looking Back Perry News-HeraldPerry, Florida 123 S. Jefferson Street (850) 584-5513 The Perry News-Herald (ISSN 07470967) is published each Friday by Perry News papers, Inc., 123 S. Jefferson Street, Perry, Florida 32347. Subscriptions are $35.00 per year or $49.00 out of county. Periodicals postage paid at Perry, Florida 32348. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the Perry News-Herald, P.O. Box 888, Perry, FL 32348. and views on the news. Please submit letters by Monday at 5 p.m. The Taco Times reserves the right to refuse publication of letters which are libelous or irresponsible. Name may be withheld if circumstances so require, but all letters submitted should We look forward to hearing from you! Our address is Perry, Newspapers, Inc., P.O. Box 888, Perry, Florida 32348. e-mail: newsdesk@perrynewspapers.comMember Perry/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce. P.O. Box 888 DONALD D. LINCOLN Publisher SUSAN H. LINCOLN Managing EditorANGELA M. CASTELUCCIStaff Writer/Advertising Sales DEBBIE CARLTON Business Manager CAROLYN DuBOSE Advertising Director MICHELE ARNOLD Graphic Arts MARK VIOLA Staff Writer TAMMY KNIGHT 2013 Perry Newspapers Inc. April 5-6, 2013 Remember when...By ANTHONY L. WHITE anthonylamarwhite@yahoo.comWalk it off, Bobby How does that old saying go? Some folks cause joy and happiness wherever they go; while others cause joy and happiness when they go. And then there are those rare few who do both. Youre happy to see them coming, but aer an hour or two with them, youre just as glad to see them leave. When I was growing up, my friend Bobby was one of those rare few. We were always glad to see Bobby coming because he had an uncanny knack for nding humor in the most dire circumstances. Bobby lived around the corner from my house with his parents, the Rev. P.H. and Cousin Fannie Lou. Even though she wasnt related to us, nearly all of the kids in the neighborhood called his mother Cousin Fannie Lou, e problem with Bobby, if you can call it a problem, began at home. You see, as the only child in the house, the Rev. P.H. and Cousin Fannie Lou let Bobby have his way. Dont get me wrong, Bobby wasnt a problem child by any means. He was always well-behaved. He respected grown-ups and got along with all the kids in the neighborhood. And, he was always good for a laugh or two. So, everyone in the neighborhood was always glad to see him come. Here comes Bobby, we would yell excitedly whenever we saw the six-foot 11-year-old marching up the road. e gladsome expressions on our faces told him that we were glad to see him, so he responded with uncontrollable laughter even though no one had said anything funny. ats how it was with Bobby. He could nd something to laugh about during the best and worst of times. Sometimes Bobby would start laughing about something, and even though we had no idea what he was laughing about, we would nd ourselves rolling on the ground laughing with him. When Bobby stopped laughing long enough to tell us what was funny, it usually didnt merit his bellybusting laughter. Whenever he told one of his told-toomany-times jokes or played one of his signature phone tricks, he would laugh until he turned blue in the face before the punch line. Hello, he would say into the phone aer calling a random number. I was just calling to ask you if your refrigerator is running. Yes, the unsuspecting person on the other end of the phone would answer. en you better, he would start. However, before he could nish the punch line, he was rolling on the oor laughing. en you better en I better what? the confused caller asked repeatedly. en you better run catch it, Bobby would nish and then scream into the phone. Usually, thats when the caller hung up. Bobby also liked to randomly call people and ask a question that le many of them asking, What? Excuse me, he would start. Im calling because I need your help. Who is this? the caller would ask. You dont know me, hed respond. But, I really need your help. Well, how can I help you? I have the running o, Bobby would explain then fall over on the oor laughing. What should I do? For several years, this was Bobbys favorite phone prank. But, that all changed when a wise caller responded with the answer he sought. I have the running o, Bobby told the caller then fell on the oor laughing. What should I do? Walk it o, the caller answered without a moments hesitation. Aer that, whenever we got tired of Bobby running o at the mouth, we told him to Walk it o. Who knew walking was the cure to what ailed our friend? THE PERRY NEWS-HERALD March 30, 1978 Faith family friendsEditors Note: Local historian Henry McLeod has compiled an impressive collection of Taylor County history now available on a website appropriately titled Taylor County & Perry, Florida History (https://sites.google.com/site/taylorcountyhistory/). His latest addition to the site is an extensive prole of local churches. This weeks featured history was submitted by Crosspoint Baptist Church, formerly known as Burton Baptist. In the spring of 1930, George D. Bishop, H. M. Fears, T. W. Lundy and Henry Cowart felt a need for the people of Burton-Swartz quarters. These four families left the First Baptist Church in Perry and began holding prayer meetings in the courthouse. Then a series of cottage prayer meetings were conducted in the homes. After a short time the homes were outgrown. This prompted Henry Cowart to make arrangements for the use of a building that was not being used by Burton-Swartz Cypress Comany--a building that was once was used as a dog house for Roy Wilders dogs and the meeting place soon became known as the ole dog house. Partitions were removed, seats built and the people moved in. The group was advised by the Rev. E. S. Collins not to organize a church at this time, even though there were several Baptist people that were holding membership in various communities who were not attending church services anywhere. This group met for several more months and organized a Sunday school and began teaching the Bible. The Rev. T. O. Reese from First Baptist Church in Perry conducted a series of evangelistic meetings. The preaching was so good, and the congregation grew, until it was necessary to completely knock out a wall for more space. At the close of these meetings, a church was organized with 20 charter members. They were: Mr. and Mrs. George D. Family tree branches out Shake a family tree and you never know who you might nd youre related tosuch was the case of the Walters family, which expanded its annual reunion to include relatives from the Morgan and Wilson branches. Other surnames associated with the families include: Bell, Blanton, Bryan, Carlton, Connell, Counce, Devane, Dixon, English, Farnell, Fulford, Gamble, Grantham, Green, Grubbs, Gunter, Hall, Hancock, Harvill, Highsmith, Hodges, Johnson, Kelley, Kely, Knowles, Legget, Lundy, Mathis, Maxson, May, McDonald, McGuire, Mobley, Murphy, Musselwhite, Newton, Richards, Rowell, Sessions, Shefeld, Slaughter, Varnadoe and Williams. Shown here are photos from various lineages: (top) Macon Wilson is the gentleman pictured on the left; (bottom, left) young Frncies Marion is shown with this great uncle Frank Morgan and Lillie Blanton Morgan; and (bottom, right) Cliff Walters (inset) with his family. Please see page 5


A-3 Perry News-Herald April 5-6, 2013 As has become tradition, Taylor County Special Olympics athletes, coaches and runners adjourned to Burger King for a complimentary lunch provided by the restaurant following the annual Special Olympics Law April 4, and saw nine law enforcement agencies represented: Perry Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run 2013


A-4 Perry News-Herald April 5-6, 2013 Living More importantly, how strong is your nest?How was your Easter celebration?By FLORRIE BURROUGHS Shady Grove columnist I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter celebration. I certainly did...from church services and then to my house where I hosted 44 folks for lunch. These were some of my family and others of my church family. The weather, though we had an earlier prediction of rain, was beautiful. We enjoyed some mighty good food and the children had a great egg hunt. Some of the company came back for a ham sandwich, dessert and coffee in the evening. What a blessed day! I received many compliments on the slaw I made but I must add that my sister added the homemade dressing. Heres the recipe: Cole Slaw Shredded cabbage Apples (cut in small chunks) Craisins (or you can use raisins) Toss items together in large bowl. Dressing: Mayonnaise Vinegar Splenda (Make dressing to tastewe used one small jar mayonnaise, added vinegar and Splenda until it was just right). Put the dressing on just before serving. How strong is your nest? Birds have built a nest high in a tree that is between my house and the pond. This is a beautiful tree that has red leaves in the fall. I have been unable to identify the tree but it has been a source of enjoyment for me as it shows out with its bright red leaves blending with other foliage around the property just at the right time. But back to the bird nest, it is almost at the very top of the tree, obviously for protection from other birds, squirrels and critters as the baby birds are hatched and nourished in the rst days of their life. What is so remarkable to me is that the strong winds that we always experience here, and especially recently during the windy month of March, did not blow the nest out of the tree. I have now noticed that a lot of other things were blown around but not the bird nest. It held fast, safe and secure. The bird or birds that engineered that nest knew what they were doing. I had to wonder if the same applied to me, and how well did I build my nest? Council plans for Shady GroveThe Shady Grove Citizens Council is planning events for the enjoyment of the community. We will have an event in the fall, also our Country Christmas will be on Dec. 21. I will keep you posted on all events as they are scheduled. If you are willing to help, please call me at 584-6343. On the Saturday before Easter, the Steinhatchee Community Center grounds were covered with brightly colored eggs and many anxious children all awaiting the signal to start the hunt. This community event was presented by American Legion Auxiliary No. 291. Younger children were instructed to go to the playground area; older ones to stay near the building. When it was ofcial, off they went! There were three prizes in each group: those who found fuzzy ducks each received a gift certicate, compliments of Hungry Howies, and the golden egg winners (pictured above) garnered a $10 cash prize! Hot dogs, chips and drinks were served to everyone. The Legion Auxiliary would like to thank all of its members who helped stuff the plastic eggs with candy and those who brought boiled eggs for this rst egg hunt which organizers expect to become an annul event getting bigger and better each year. American Legion presents egg hunt for Steinhatchee children Reminder


A-5 Perry News-Herald April 5-6, 2013 Additional defendants Steven Mink and James Sammie Kinsey are awaiting sentencing after entering guilty pleas to conspiracy to distribute more than 100 kilograms of marijuana. Kinseys sentencing is set for April 22 while Mink faces sentencing in June. Co-defendant Robert Duane Whiddon is taking his case to trial in May. During the investigation, which was a joint effort between the Taylor County Sheriffs Ofce Drug Task Force, Madison County Drug Task Force, Drug Enforcement Administration and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, ve search warrants were executed in Taylor County and one in Madison. More than $180,000 in cash, 14 vehicles, two trailers, three pieces of equipment, 23 rearms and some 130 pounds of marijuana were seized by law enforcement. had proof of insurance. McBurney led a formal complaint with FHP regarding the incident that ultimately led to Swindles ring. Swindle maintains that FHP has long had an unwritten practice of not ticketing lawmakers. Reports of Swindles ringand subsequent appeal have gone viral with news agencies across the country picking up the story. Bishop and daughter Vera (Mrs. George Blocker), Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cowart, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Fears, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Lundy and daughter Jeanette (Mrs. Jesse McLeod), Mr. and Mrs. A. C. McLeod and daughter Nell (Mrs. Albert Cothran), and Irene (Mrs. Cleveland Moore), and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Lenie Roberts (Mrs. Roberts is the present Lora Green), and Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Winberley. The Rev. Mace Howell was called as the rst pastor and remained until his death, which was only a few months. The church was named by Mrs. T. W. Lundy, Burton Memorial Baptist Church. Burton-Swartz Cypress Company gave the property and an old house to be used for lumber to begin the rst church building. The men of the church only worked one, two or three days a week on their jobs, due to the Depression; and they were able to work 36 to 48 hours a week on the church. The rst church building, a frame, was dedicated in August 1930. This building was erected under the leadership of the Rev. A. H. Townsend, also WMU was organized. Brother Henry Cowart and Brother Lonie Roberts were two of the pillars of this little church. Brother A. C. McLeod and Brother L. Roberts were the rst deacons. The frame building burned in 1950. The only possession salvaged was a piano. The church met under a tent while a new block building was being constructed under the leadership of the Rev. W. C. DeShazo. The church built its rst pastorium during his ministry. The block building was sold in 1964. The widening of U.S. 19 had taken most of the parking and the church membership decided to relocate. The congregation moved into the present building on Courtney Road in November 1960, under the leadership of the Rev. James W. Howell. In 1960 the name of the church was changed from Burton Memorial Baptist Church to Burton Baptist Church, under the leadership of the Rev. J. W. Howell, the grandson of the rst pastor, the Rev. Mace Howell. It was this same year that the church purchased and began using the Baptist Hymnal. The rst piece of ofce equipment, an adding machine, was bought for $20 in 1961. Sometime during the ministry of the Rev. Dykes, the church was broadcasting the Sunday night services over the radio. The church had ve active choirs at this time (55 people). The highest attendance ever in the history of Burton was 607 in 1966 for a night under the leadership of the Rev. Earl Willis. The rst lawnmower owned by the church was bought in 1971 for $25. In January 1973, the church, under the leadership of the Rev. Jerry Zell, survived a vote of Southern Baptist vs. Independent Baptist. The Rev. Zell left, and formed a new Independent Baptist Church, Faith Baptist. The Rev. Issac, interim, served as a strong source of support until the Rev. Wiggins came as our pastor, who helped to unite the church under Gods leadership. During his ministry the church built an altar rail, carpeted the sanctuary, installed central heat and air in the education building, and installed a sound system. The church building was paid off during this time. The Rev. Wiggins left the church to serve fulltime in evangelism. The Rev. F. T. Rogers served after Wiggins. During his service an intercom system has been installed in the nursery, a wheelchair ramp built and made the purchase of the churchs rst banquet tables. Down through the years Burton has called 15 pastors, one serving two different times (the Rev. A. H. Townsend, father of Mrs. Inez Simmons; and six interim pastors, one serving two different times, the Rev. W. E. Ostean). In order they are: Mace Howell; E. S. Collins; Interim A. H. Townsend; T. Alan Goodman; A. H. Townsend; Charles Persons; W. C. DeShazo; C. F. Hooker; James W. Howell; Joseph R. Dykes; Jack Handberry, Interim; Carl Parker; Paul Hendry, Interim; Earl Willis; Jerry Lee Zell; W. R. Ostean, interim; and F. T. Rogers. During the ministry of the church, there have been ve men given a certicate to preach the gospel and one man ordained into the ministry. They were: Hiram Hart, certied and ordained, Darrell Roberts, Jimmy Hornsby, Jim Stagg and Bud Strickland. The longest term of elected (free) service was the ofce of the treasury, which was held for 35 years by Shorty Porter. This history was written by Eleanor T. Bowman, daughter of deceased Deacon E. J. Tedder and Sella Tedder. It was compiled after talking with two of the three surviving charter members and many people with early membership in the church. Around 1997 Burton Baptist Church changed its name to Crosspoint Baptist Fellowship. FAITH Continued from page 2 Named changed to Crosspoint Baptist in 1997 TROOPER Continued from page 1 Trooper cites unwritten practice DRUG TRAFFICKER Continued from page 1 Whiddon taking case to trial


A-6 Perry News-Herald April 5-6, 2013 Religion Free gospel sing slated for Sunday A free gospel sing will be held this Sunday, April 7, in conjunction with the 11th annual Florida State Bluegrass Festival at Forest Capital Park. The sing will be held at Heritage Pavilion in the park, and has become a tradition for the closing of the annual festival. Music begins at 11 a.m., and the program will be hosted by Mike and Mary Robinson who invite Taylor Countians to come and enjoy. Mike and Mary Robinson invite Taylor Countians to the gospel sing at Heritage Pavilion. Obituaries Marla Rhea Thompson BlumeMarla Rhea Thompson Blume, 58, of Perry, died April 4, 2013. She was born in Cairo, Ill., on Feb. 20, 1955, to the Rev. Bobbie James and Dolores (Robinson) Thompson. Mrs. Blume was a graduate of the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Ala., where she earned a Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in nursing. She was a member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. As a nurse and administrator, she cared for patients in Alabama, Texas and Florida. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Perry. Survivors include: her husband, James V. Blume Jr. of Perry; daughter, Drue (Chris) Bennett and granddaughter Shelby Rhea of Opelika, Ala.; daughter, Dawn (Daryll) Gunter and grandson Chip of Perry; daughter, Jill Blume of Perry; son, Jim (Mandy) Blume and grandsons Jayce, Luke and Ian of Orlando; her mother, Dolores (John) Jenne of Centre, Ala.; sister, Teresa Shelton of Sturgis, Ky.; half-brother Kevin (Dawn) Jenne of Gadsden, Ala.; several aunts, uncles, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her father and a son, John Martin Blume. Service arrangements were pending at presstime. Joe P. Burns Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of owers, the family requests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Societys Benjamin Mendick Hope Lodge at 12810 Magnolia Dr., Tampa, FL 33612 or Moftt Cancer Center.JaKourtney Quantashia DavisJaKourtney Quantashia Davis, 19, of Perry, died Friday, March 29, 2013, in Madison. Survivors include: her father, Ben Davis III (Monique Whetsel) of Perry; two sisters, Tiffany Davis and NaCasey Freeman of Perry; ve brothers, Teon Bryant, Nicholas Freeman Jr., Jerry Hopkins, Jeremy McGrew of Perry and Cedric Davis of Madison; two grandmothers, Charlene Hayes and Dannie Clayton, both of Perry; two greatgrandmothers, Lillie Kate (Ben) Davis of Clearwater; and Eliza White of Perry. Services will be held Saturday, April 6, at 1 p.m. in Antioch M.B. Church. Interment will follow at Springhill Cemetery. Family members will receive friends today (Friday) from 5-7 p.m., at Antioch M.B. Church. Evans-Walker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Tina Renee HopkinsTina Renee Hopkins, 40, of Perry, died Friday, March 29, 2013. Survivors include: her parents, Charlene (Walter) Hayes and Willie James Hopkins; three sons, Jerry Hopkins, Jeremy McGrew and Nicholas Freeman; one daughter, NaCasey Freeman; two sisters, Tara Hopkins and Lisa Hopkins; two brothers, Ronnie (Sierra) Hayes and Courtney (Violet) Hayes; grandmother, Eliza White; and ve grandkids. Services will be 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at Antioch M.B. Church, with interment following at Springhill Cemetery. Family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. April 5, at Antioch M.B. Church. Evans-Walker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Sister to Sister retreat Saturday A womens retreat is planned for Saturday, April 6, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church beginning at 8 a.m. Registration (which begins at 8) will include a complimentary breakfast and lunch. The theme for the retreat is Fill My Cup, and all women in the community are cordially invited. Church ladies are cooking...The ladies of St. Peter Primitive Baptist Church will be preparing and selling dinners on Saturday, April 6. Choose from hog chitlins and rice, or fried chicken. Plates are $8 each. Please call 584-5356 or 584-4346.


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