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Cooper Funeral Home

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Alton Gene Davidson

Mr. Alton Gene Davidson, 87 of Chipley, Florida, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at his home.  

He was born on September 19, 1929 in Washington County.  He was preceded in death by his parents:  William Bill Davidson and Mary Green Davidson; a brother:  Carlton Davidson; and a sister:  Lavern Schultz.  

Alton was a native and a life- long resident of Chipley and was of the Baptist faith.  He served his Country honorably and was a veteran of World War II.  Alton was a farmer and the retired owner/operator of Alton’s Service Station & Garage and Parts Department for more than 30 years. 

He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife of 68 years:  Hazel Slay Davidson of Chipley, Florida; beloved children:  Rhonda Davidson, Phillip Davidson and his wife Lesia, and Dennis Davidson, all of Chipley, Florida; seven (7) grandchildren & a host of great-grands; a brother:  Dave Davidson of Niceville, Florida; a sister:  Vernell Sheppard of North Carolina;  along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  

A Memorial Service honoring Alton’s life will be held 10 A.M., Friday, April 28, 2017 from the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church of Chipley, Florida with pastor, Rev. Mike Orr and Rev. Travis Mask, officiating.  Military Honors will be performed by the Ft. Rucker Honor Guard. Memorialization will be by cremation with the Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida, directing. 

Friends may express their condolences online at www.cooperfhchipley.com.  

Alice Virgina Boston Slack

Ms. Alice Virgina Bryant Slack, 66 of Chipley, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 13, 2017 in the Northwest Florida Community Hospital of Chipley, Florida.  

She was born on August 4, 1950 to the late Henry and Lena Boston in Chipley, Florida.  Alice accepted Christ as her personal savior at an early age and was a member of Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church of Chipley, Florida.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and dear friend to many. 

Alice was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter: Quantina Loraine Morris; six siblings:  Viola Wright, Frank Boston, Norman Boston, James Boston, Donald Boston, and Thomas Boston.  

She leaves to cherish her memories two children:  Cheryl Bryant Sheffield and Curtis Bryant of Chipley, Florida;  three grandchildren:  Selena Godwin of Chipley, Florida, Di’Liesha Bryant of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Dontavious Bryant of Panama City, Florida;  one great-grandchild:  Brylen Daniels of Chipley, Florida;  four sisters:  Jeanette McDonald and her husband James, Pearl McDonald and her husband Charles, Mary Campbell and her husband Chester, all of Chipley, Florida and Fannie Wilson of Tallahassee, Florida;  two brothers:  Willie Boston and his wife Ollie and Jake Boston and his wife Rhonda, both of Chipley, Florida;  god-daughter:  Nicole Lewis of Chipley, Florida;  along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.  

A Celebration of Life will be held 2 P.M. CST, Saturday, March 18, 2017 from the sanctuary of the Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church of Chipley, Florida with Rev. Tony Davis, Pastor, Elder Floyd Harper, Rev. L.V. Farmer, and Rev. Thomas Smith, officiating.  Committal Services will follow in the Northside Cemetery of Chipley, Florida with the Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida, directing.  

Public Viewing for Ms. Slack will be held on Friday, March 17, 2017 from 12 Noon until 9 P.M. in the Cooper Funeral Home Chapel of Chipley, Florida.  Ms. Slack will lie in repose at the church 1hr. prior to services on Saturday.  Friends may sign the guestbook online at www.cooperfhchipley.com

Nickalist Mares Lang, Jr.

Mr. Nickalist Mares Lang, Jr., 26 of Marianna, FL, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 16, 2017 in Cottondale, FL

Nick was baptized at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church of Marianna, FL under the leadership of Rev. Darryl Johnson.  He was a great and loving father to his kids. He was a wonderful son, brother, grandson, uncle, nephew and friend.  He loved the Florida Gators Football team. 

Nick had a true and deep love for his children: Ja’vonterius Maldonado of Marianna, FL and JaLeah Taylor of Cottondale, FL; he was raised and loved by his mother & step-father:  Caren Brown Smith of Atlanta, GA and Solomon Smith of Grand Ridge, FL; he also leaves to cherish and forever love him his father:  Nickalist Lang, Sr. of Marianna, FL; brother: Timothy Brown, Jr of Ebro FL; four (4) sisters:  Cierra Potter (Torrey) of Vernon, FL, Jasmine Brown of Atlanta, GA, Nicoreyah Lang and Sharnae Lang of Marianna, FL;  maternal grandmother:  the late Edith Brown-Brigham;  maternal grandfather:  Charles Robusky, Sr. of Birmingham, AL;  paternal grandmother:  Patricia Heatrice of Marianna, FL; paternal grandfather:  Charles Holden, Sr. of Marianna, FL;  paternal great-grandmother:  Dora Donalds of Marianna, FL; along with a host of aunts & uncles, nieces & nephews, cousins, and many sorrowful friends.  

A Celebration of Life will be held 11 A.M CST, Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the T.J. Roulhac Enrichment Center of Chipley, FL with Rev.  Darryl Johnson, officiating.  Committal Services will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery of Chipley, FL with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, FL, directing. 

Public Viewing for Mr. Lang will be held on Friday, January 27, 2017 from 5-9 P.M. CST in the Cooper Funeral Home Chapel of Chipley, FL.  Mr. Lang will lie in repose 1hr. prior to services On Saturday.  Friends may sign the guestbook online at www.cooperfhchipley.com.

Sylvia Rhea Brown Hogans

Mrs. Sylvia Rhea Brown Hogans, 85 of Vernon, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 22, 2016 in the Bay Medical Center of Panama City, Florida.  

Sylvia was born on May 12,1931 to the late Mary L. Jackson and Loucious Brown in Vernon, Florida.  She was of the Methodist denomination. She was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Mr. Clarence Hogans.   

She leaves to cherish her precious memories her beloved daughter:  Joyce Green and her husband Isaac James of Panama City, Florida; three (3) grandchildren:  J. Dia Green of Panama City, Florida, Justin Green and his wife Jasmin of Miami, Florida, and Jocelyn Green Henderson and her husband Demarcus of Warner Robins, Georgia;  four (4) great-grands:  Joycelyn, Jordan, Jill, and James;  two (2) brothers: Alvin Brown and his wife Annie Mae of Vernon, Florida, and Fred Hogans of Pensacola, Florida;  along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

A Celebration of Sylvia’s Life will be held 11 A.M. CST, Monday, December 26, 2016 from the sanctuary of the McQueen’s Temple First Born Church with Jr. Bishop J.O. Brown (Pastor), Rev. Benjamin Jackson (Eulogist), Jr. Bishop W.A. Potter, Rev. Vivian Green and Bro. Leonard Dean, officiating.  Committal Services will follow in the St. Luke Memorial Gardens of Vernon, Florida with the Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida, directing.  

Mrs. Hogans will lie in repose at the church on Monday 1 hr. prior to services.  Friends may sign the guestbook online at www.cooperfhchipley.com. 

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