"L-M" Surnames Obits
Ft. Walton Beach
Florida Playground Daily News- Jan. 11, 1968
MRS. LEONARD RITES TODAY
Crestview---- Florence A. Leonard, who resided at 1430 So. Main St., died Tuesday
evening in a local rest home. Mrs. Leonard was born 82 years ago in Covington County,
Alabama. She had been a resident of this area since 1933.
Funeral services will be today at 2 p.m. at McLaughlin Chapel, with the Rev.
B. R. Tucker and the Rev. B. F. Martin officiating. Burial will be at Crestview Cemetery.
Mrs. Leonard is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Francis Hahn, Newburg, N.Y.; her son,
Francis M. Leonard, Crestview; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Philip Davis, Crestview;
Mrs. Bertha Givens, Crestview and Mrs. Henes Adkinson, Satsuma.
She is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Joe Gunter, Florala, Ala., four brothers:
Henry Padgett, Red Level, Ira Padgett, Evergreen, Ala; Andrew Padgett, Atmore, Ala.;
Ollie Padgett, Florala, Ala.
Active Pallbearers are : Huey Henderson, Houston Altman, Cleo Stanley, Richard Enfield,
Kenneth Brown, and Bill Givens.
Honorary pallbearers are : Hugh Adams, Murdic Fountain, J.D. Wingard,
Newman Brackin, A. L. Barr, George W. Barrow Sr., Leroy Rice, T.B. Horn.
Covington News December 30, 1943 Edition
P. G. MATHIS DIES SUNDAY MORNING
Mr. P. G. Mathis, died at his home on baker Street early Sunday morning after
an illness of several years. Mr. Mathis moved here from Elba about twenty years ago
where he was an engineer for the Pea River Power Company. For several years he served as
Justice of The Peace here.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary A. Mathis, one son, Gordon Mathis of Elba; and three
daughters, Mrs. Charles Brunson of this city, Mrs. Robert A. Williams, and Mrs. Nita Mathis Brewer,
both of Montgomery.
Funeral services were held from the Foreman Funeral Home on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the
Rev. R. P. Cochran, Pastor of the Methodist church officiating, Mrs. Eugene Grantt and Mrs. J. G. Dunn,
accompanied by Mr. M. M. McGowin sand Old Rugged Cross and Asleep in Jesus.
Interment was made in Magnolia Cemetery.
Pallbearers were W. M. Thweatt, C.A. Burke, Wilkes Hooks, Henry Paulk, J. M. Holley and Sam Cole.
Foreman Funeral Home directing.
The Covington News- December 30, 1943
Mrs. McCormick dies in Tallassee
Mrs. Jinnie McCormick, age 84 died at her home in
afternoon. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Richard Bundy of Tallassee
and two sons, Herbert McCormick, of Elba, and E. D. McCormick, of Milton Fla.
Funeral services were held at the Fairmont Baptist church in Red Level on Thursday morning
with the Rev. C.O. Stewart officiating. interment was made in the church Cemetery.
Foreman Funeral Home Directing.
FT. Walton Beach Florida Playground News- Friday
Morning Dec. 30, 1966
Mrs. Gladys Lundy McClelland Funeral Set Saturday
Funeral services for
Mrs. Gladys Lundy McClelland, 66, of 38 Eglin Parkway, SE, Fort Walton Beach,
will be held on Saturday at Salem Baptist Church
near Andalusia, Ala.
Mrs. McLelland died in Fort Walton Beach hospital in the early morning
hours of Thursday.
Born in Covington County, Ala., Mrs. McLelland moved to Fort Walton Beach in 1954, but she retained her membership in Salem Baptist Church. The Rev. Clarence Ballard will officiate at the services there, and burial will take place in Salem Cemetery. McLaughlin Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. McLelland is survived by a son William S. McLelland Jr., and five daughters:
Mrs. Betty Thorn and Mrs. Wanda Garnett, of Fort Walton Beach; Mrs. Hilda Roush and Mrs. Jane Rokusek, both of Dallas, Tex., and Mrs. Peggy Martin of Baltimore, MD.
Also surviving are two brothers Allen Lundy of Demopolis, Ala., and J.C. Lundy of Andalusia, and two sisters, Mrs. B.B. Padgett of Andalusia, and Mrs. Lundy Coffield of Atlanta, Ga., There are 24 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
Active pallbearers at the funeral at the funeral will include Martin Weaver, Wayne Boswell, Stanley Rokusek, Giles Petersen, Harry Bruhn and Johnny Hayslip.