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Elwin Fears

Elwin Fears age 65 of Marianna passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 in Gulf Coast Hospital. Elwin was a native of Marianna born on February 13, 1952 to the late James and Gladys Robinson Fears. He was of the Assembly of God faith, a life member of The Elks Lodge #1516, The Dothan Lodge #1887, and The Moose Lodge #1026 of Marianna.

Elwin is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary D. Fears, sister Jeannie Brooks, brother Jimmy Lawrence Fears, and brother-in-law Charles Grantham.

He is survived by his son Chad Fears and wife Holli of Jacksonville, FL, daughter Tanaia Gleason and husband Gabriel of Deland, FL, companion Jane Powell of Marianna, her daughters Olivia Powell  (Brian) of Tallahassee, FL, and Rachel Powell of Tallahassee, and her grandchildren Gracie Trent, and Cy Selman, three brothers Robert Fears and wife Marie of Malone, Norris Fears and wife Janet of Marianna, and Mike Fears of Marianna, two sisters Juanita Grantham of Marianna, and Margie Fears of Marianna, brother-in-law James Brooks, sisters-in-law Clara Jones and husband Terry, and Effie Carter, grandchildren Austin Gleason, Ashley Gleason, Adeley Fears, Elizabeth Fears, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Services for Elwin will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 19, 2018 in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Carpenter Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home.

Marianna Chapel Funeral Home are in charge of the arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online at www.mariannachapelfh.com.

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Robert Earl Lisle, Sr.

Robert Earl Lisle Sr. went to be with the Lord January 12th, 2018 after enjoying a happy life full of fishing, football and witty humor. He was born on June 3rd, 1935 in Winter Beach, Florida to parents, XO Lisle and Gladys Joiner. He graduated from Vero Beach High School and after receiving his diploma he joined the army during the Korean conflict in 1954. He was given orders for deployment into the foreign service to be stationed in Alaska before it was officially part of the US. While serving in the military as a cryptographer he attended the University of Alaska and then later upon returning to his home state took courses at Florida Technological University, now known as UCF. In those early years he walked up hills both ways to school (per stories he told his children and grandchildren). In Alaska he also saw snow for the first time and experienced minor indefinite frostbite to his fingertips.

He was predeceased by his parents, two sisters, two brothers and a son named Tony. He is survived by his loving, caregiving wife of over 40 years, Wanda Lisle. His legacy proudly lives on through his four sons and two daughters: Robbie Lisle, Donnie Lisle, Michael Wise (Betsy), David Wise, Michele Williams (James) and Michele Hernandez (Joe Eichenlaub). He also leaves behind stories that will be retold by a very dear nephew, Buddy Lisle (Julie) and a very close colleague that he considered a son, Sam Meeks (Katie). He was overjoyed with smiles from all of his 11 grandchildren: Daniel, Kelly, Blake, Kearsten, Savannah, Brandon, Jenna, Cullen, Ethan, Marissa, Diana (Andrew) and even lived to play with one great-grandson, Dakota.  

During his career as a Chief Structural System Engineer at NASA at Kennedy Space Center he stayed heavily involved in children’s lives by coaching little league for 16 years in Brevard county and being a part of and president of the booster club at Eau Gallie High School. His inventive profession gave him the opportunity to have an integral role in the Apollo, Gemini and Space Shuttle programs where he received many recognitions, awards and mementos. He retired to beautiful and scenic Jackson County where he loved exploring everything from hunting in the woods, canoeing on lakes, to motorhome adventures across the country. He attended Welcome Assembly of God Church where he grew many lifelong friendships and was instrumental in community outreach programs such as the frequent and delicious fish fries. In addition to fundraising efforts assisting families in need, he became involved in various community programs where he held esteemed roles. He served as President of East Jackson County Lion’s Club, started and was First chief of Dellwood Volunteer Fire Department and dedicated years as a local Clerk of elections.

This self-made renaissance man embodied ingenuity. A man who wore many hats and wore them all well. His commitment to his family was paramount and he was blessed with so many wonderful friends who he held near to his heart. So, when your time has come and God calls your name do not be surprised to hear Bob say, “Well hello there, I’ve been looking for you. What took you so long?” 

Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may submitted online at www.mariannachapelfh.com

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