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LIill IuIn[?.tlllW ,IIIEPUHIMll J|ll IIPPlWlplNIplII  tlnlNlPUlHuoqP  q ulJ M llnJml,!n!nlULlUUUnakmlulmpuuppunpJl jlllamql THE DeFUNIAK SPRINGS HERALD BREEZE, THURSDAY APRIL 15, 2010 OBITUARIES Mehlhorn Rudolf "Fred" Mehlhorn, 57, of Argyle, Fla., ,passed away April 11, 2010. He was born March 1, 1953 at the Lakeside Clinic in De- Funiak Springs, Fla. Mehlhorn was a well known business man, 'aised in the grocery business by his father, Rudy Mehlhorn. Mehlhorn is preceded in death by his father, Rudolf "Rudy" Mehlhorn and his wife, Rita Mehlhorn. Mehlhorn is survived by his daughter, Sabrina Me- hlhorn; his son, Franz Me- hlhorn and fianc6, Jenifer Hurst; two sisters, Loraine Griggs and husband, L.C. of Argyle, Elaine Sanders and husband, Jim of Greenville, S.C.; his mother, Edith Me- hlhorn, and mother-in-law, Elizabeth Slama. The family will be accept- ing condolences from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, April 17, 2010 at Mehlhorn's Mini Mart in Argyle. A guest book will be available for signatures. Memorilazation will bg by cremation. Friends and family may go bnline to view obituar- ies, offer condolences, sign a guest book, at www.clary- glenn.com Clary-Glenn Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. t Hughes Ronnie Denza Hughes of Ponce de Leon, Fla:, former- ly of Geneva, Ala, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2010, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was 60. Funeral services were held at 2'p.m. Friday, April 9, 2010 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home in Geneva with Rev. Thomas Ealum, Jr. officiating. Buri- al followed in the Mt. Olive Assembly of God Church Cemetery in New Hope with Masonic graveside services and Sorrells Fianeral Home of Geneva directing. The family received friends at the funeral home Thursday, April 8, from 6 until 8 pm. Ronnie was born Oct. 31, 1949 in Coffee County, Alabama, to the late Ruben Hoover and Bonnie Merle Bell Hughes. He was a ing and R.H. Trucking Co., LLC. He attended Mt. Olive Assembly of God Church. Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Florence Ellenburg Hughes, Ponce de Leon;; two daughters, Ali- cia H. (Huie) Brown, New Hope, Fla., Brandy Nicole Hughes and friend Brandon Dorriety, Geneva, Ala.; two grandchildren, Tori Brown (Jamie) Johnson, Geneva, Joseph Brown, New Hope; one sister, Peggy Thomas, Westville, Fla.; mother- in:law, Mozelle Watson; brother-in-law, Junior (Janet) Ellenburg, all of New Hope; spe6ial cousin, Ben Hughes,Geneva, who was like a brother; special friends, Tony and Virginia Matthews, Ponce de Leon; faithful friend and long time bookkeeper, Nelda Lord, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.; sev- 1968 graduate of Geneva eral nieces; nephews, other High,chool. He was a long ..... extended ;family and a host tiifi6 member 0fth'e Geneva of friends. River Rats and Ft. Wal- 'ton River Rats. On Sun- day afternoons, he enjoyed riding his motorcycle with his family and friends. He was owner and operator of Ronnie Hughes Well Drill- Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva was in charge of ar- rangements. Express your condolences in their guest book at www.sorrellsfuner- alhomes.com Yates Aubrey Austin Yates, 53, passed away April 6, 2010. He was born April 10, 1956 in Mississippi to Milton and Faye Smith Yates. Yates was Christian by faith and a member of Cor- nerstone Church: He was a veteran of Desert Shield and Desert Storm serving his country in the U.S. Navy; having received the Sea Service Deployment Rib- bon with Bronze Star and the Southwest Asia Service Medal with Bronze Star. He worked as a registered nurse at Healthmark Re- gional Medical Center. Yates was preceded in deathby his father. Yate is survived by his mother, Faye Yates; his lov- ing wife, Lori Yates, of De- Funiak Springs; one daugh- ter, Emily Yates Ingram and husband, Paul, of Prattville, Ala.; one step-son, Joshua Landry, of Niceville, Fla., and one grandson, Cai'ter Ingram. Funeral services were held Friday, April 9, 2010 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home with Rev. Doyle Redwine officiating. Graveside services fol- lowed at Cooper Cemetery in Appleton, Ala. Friends and family may go online to view obituaries, of- fer condolences, sign a guest book, and view video tribute at www.clary-glenn.com Clary-Glenn Funeral Home was entrusted with the ar- rangements. . Hurley Roy Allen Hurley, 60, passed away April 11, 2010, He was born March 6, 1950 in DeFuniak Springs, Fla. to Walter and Cora Miller Hurley. Hurley worked with the Department of Forestry for many years planting trees, he also worked with Conti- nental Apparel. He enjoyed gardening, and visiting fam- ily and friends. Hurley was preceded in death by his parents; broth- ers, David Hurley, Alton Hurley and Charles Hurley, and one sister, JoAnne Hur- ley. Hurley is survived by his children, Alice Tipton, Annie Hurley and Troy Roberts, all of DeFuniak Hurley and wife, Sandra, of DeFuniak Springs, Rachiel Hurley Wiggins and hus- band, Ray of Gaskin, Sar- ah E. Griffin and husband, Bill, of DeFuniak Springs, Rev. John Edward Hurley and wife, Nellie, of Gaskin, Fla., Betty Jean Hurley of DeFuniak Springs; one sis- ter-in-law, Becky Hurley of Gaskin. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren, meces and nephews. A time of visitation will be held 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Clary- Glenn Funeral Home, 230 Park Avenue, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, April 15, 2010 at Clary-Glenn Fu- Spring.; sisters, and broth- neral Home with Revs. John ers, Bobby Gene Foster of E. Hurley, Randal Brace- DeFuniak Springs, Earl well and Ryan Wiggins of- Otis Hurley and wife, Char- ficiating. lotte, of Gaskin, Fla., Mary Burial will be held in Mag- M. Hurley of Gaskin, Joseph nolia Cemetery. Infinger Sybil Berniece Infinger, 81, of Freeport, Fla. passed away March 30, 2010 due to a traffic accident. She was born April 16, 1928 in Ebro, 'Fla. to Herman and Jessie Lee of Vernon, Fla. She was a member of-Bible Baptist Church in Freeport. She is preceded in death by her husband, Eldin In- finger; one brother, Robert Lee; and one sister, Lois Parrish. Sybil is survived by two daughters, Sonya Carroll and husband Don of Free- port, and Becky Taylor and husband A1 of Wausau, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Steve and girlfriend Karen and Chris Carroll and girlfriend Shelley of Freeport, Cody Taylor of Wausau, Brooke Cooney of Colorado, Brent Taylor of North Dakota, Clelsea Weeks of Michigan, and Dustin Taylor of South .Dakota; 11 great-grand children, Michael, Nichb- las, Kristen, Braydon, and Carter Carroll of Freeport, Joslyn, Payton, and Madylin Taylor, Eli Boutwell, Curtis Hill, Jr., and Jack Cooney; two brothers, Charles Lee and wife Mary of Vernon. and Al Lee and wife Barbara of Valrico, Fla.; one sister, Roni Lee of N.C.; two spe- cial nieces that were raised as daughters, Alecia Graves and husband Ron and Delo- res Prindle; and numerous other nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 3, 2010 at New Beginnings Church of Freeport beginning at 3 p.m. with Brother Uvonne Carroll officiating. Inter- ment followed in Hatcher Cemetery. Memories and condolenc- es may be shared with the family at www.daviswat- kins.com. Arrangements and ser- vices were under the direc- tion of Davis-Watkins Fu- neral Home. Currington Wash Junior Currington, 66, passed away April 7, 2010 . He was born June 1, 1943 in Red Bay, Fla. to Walker W. and Burlie Rush- ing Currington. Currington was a life long resident of Walton County, Fla., he was Protestant by faith. He worked as a tow boat captain for 38 years before retiring. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Currington was preceded in death by his father; moth- er; one sister, Margaret Ann Roberts. Currington is survived by his wife, Peggy W. Cur- rington, of Ponce de Leon, Fla.; four sons, Sammy L. Currington and wife, Kathy of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.; Kevin W. Currington and wife, Pamela, of Ponce de Leon; Randy W. Watson and wife, Renee, of Wynne, Ark.; William A. Watson; three daughters, Tammy A. Aber- crombie and husband, Ricky, Pamela R. Burgess and husband, Kevin, all of De- Funiak Springs; Jennifer L. Sanders and husband, Mar- tin, of Jonesboro, Ark.; three Theriot Alfred A. "Big Al" The- riot, Jr., our father, grand- father, brother, uncle and friend was received into his heavenly home on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010 at the age of 73. He was a native of New Orleans, former resident of Harahan and Luling, and resided in DeFuniak Springs, Fla. for the past 10 years. He was a graduate of East Jefferson High School, and served in the U. S. Navy for 2 years. He returned to New Orleans and entered" the night class of policeman at Loyola University. He earned a bachelor degree in criminology, history and so- ciology and graduated with honors, also having been inducted into the Cross Keys Honor Society. He served over 20 years on the N.O.P.D., retired and served a short.time with the Hara- han Police Department. He then found, his home in the St. Charles Parish Police Departmeat.. He distin- guished himself, having at- tended and taught many, many classes statewide, including F.B.I. classes, He retired from the department having achieved the rank of St. Charles Parish Chief of Detectives. After retiring, he moved to DeFuniak Springs, where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and playing golf. Beloved husband of Peggy Martin Theriot and former brothers, Alvie Currington and wife, Faye, Charles Currington, all of Ponce de Leon, Rod Currington of De- Funiak Springs; two sisters, Argie Griswald of DeFuniak Springs, and Minnie Wil- lene Cawthon and husband, George, of Ponce de Leon. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Friday, April 9. 2010 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home with Revs. Kenny and Royce Montgomery officiating. Burial followed in Red Bay Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kevin Rose, Miles Carr. Josh Bur- gess, Donald Cawthon, Lon Currington and Zach Fore- man. Honorary pallbearers. Robert Whatlington, Jerry Stenson. Keith Demagio and Zach Hernandez. Friends and family may go online to view obituaries, of- fer condolences, sign a guest book, and view video tribute at www.clary-glenn.com Clary-Glenn Funeral Home was entrusted with the ar- rangements. husband of the ]'ate Elea- nor "Ellie" Martin Theriot. Father of Meg T. Reagan (husband, R o g e r ) , John M. Theriot (wife, Deb- bie), Shade N. Theriot and the late Alfred E. Theriot. Stepfather of Matt Mar- tin (wife, Christy), Me- lissa M. Tucker (husband, Mike), Linda M. Daub (hus- band, Phil) and Brenda M. Neenan (husband, David). Son of the late Marye T. Vinet and Alfred A. The- riot, Sr. Brother of Alta T. Romano (husband, Donny) and his twin brother, Louis P. Theriot, Jr. (wife, Mu- riel). He is also survived by numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. All friends and family" were invited to a memorial and remembrance at the DeFuniak Springs Country club on Saturday April 10, 2010 at 2 p.m. Locally owned and family operated Nobles Judy Nobles passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2010 a week after her 53rd birth- day in Chautauqua Rehab and Nursing Center. She was born March 29, 1957 in Pensacola, Fla., the daugh- ter of Marion Hutcheson and Marie Brannon.. A lifelong resident of the Freeport and DeFuniak Springs, Fla., area, Judy at.tended Walton County Schools. She worked many years in the restau- rant/club business. In later life, she enjoyed growing flowers and had a distinct love of hummingbirds which always fascinated her. She PAGE 7-B was a Young and Restless viewer, but her greatest love was for her family, her mother and her Aunt Ruth, her children and especially her grandchildren. She is predeceased by her hus- band, Leon Curtis Nobles. Among survivors are her sma, Frank Parker; her daughter, Lisa Jones and husband Roy; her sisters, Sherree Amason and hus- band David, Sarah Watson and husbanff Kenneth; and her brother, Don Brannon and wife Sherry; her grand- children, Madysen, Clayton, Curtis and Aaron and a spe- cial aunt, Ruth. Floral arrangements were being accepte d . Visitation was held from 10 a.m. un- til 11 a:m., Friday in Pleas- ant Ridge Baptist Church. Funeral services were held Friday, April 9, 2010 at 11 a.m. in Pleasant Ridge Bap- tistChurch with Reverend David Amason officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Friends and family may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign the gues.t register at jerrye- vansfuneralhome.com Cemetry Board meeting scheduled The Cemetry Board of City Hall, 71 U.S. 90 W, De- Trustees will hold their FuniakSprings, FL, 32433. regular board meeting on The public is welcomed April 20, 2010 at 5 p.m. at and encouraged to attend. 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