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McAlpin Funeral Home (Formerly Lanier-Andler)

McAlpin Funeral Home (Formerly Lanier-Andler)

8261 U.S. 90 Sneads, FL 32460  (850) 593-9900

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Shirley A. Jones

Mrs. Shirley A. Jones, was born on December 22, 1941 in Apalachicola, FL and passed away at her home in Sneads, FL, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, January 6, 2019.  Shirley lived most of her life in Chattahoochee, FL before moving to Sneads, FL and she was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Chattahoochee, FL.  Shirley was a classy lady who enjoyed shopping and eating out with friends and family, especially buffets.  She was also member of the Garden Club and loved babysitting her grand babies. Shirley was a loving mama, nana, and nanny who will be missed dearly by her loved ones.   

Shirley is survived by her three daughters, Belinda Wyman (Robert) of Perry, FL, Donna Couto of Sneads, FL, and Tracy Kellett (Wallace) of Pelham, GA; one sister Marilyn Brooks (Donald) of Lawtey, FL; eight grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Mattie Gertrude (Hamm) Brown

Mattie Gertrude (Hamm) Brown was born April 16, 1932.  She was surrounded by her loving family, when God’s Angels escorted her to heaven on Sunday, January 6, 2019.  She will always be remembered as a loving and caring mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  Mrs. Brown was honored on October 7, 2018 at the Sneads Pentecostal Holiness Church as the oldest living member and in recognition of Faithful Service since 1959. 

Mrs. Brown is survived by her sons, Vincent (Jessie) Byrd of Sneads, FL, and Tommy (Karen) Byrd of Grand Ridge, FL; her daughters, Naomi (Jim) Brady of Newton, AL, and Sonya Braswell of Sneads, FL. She was a loving grandmother of nine grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her parents Albert and Gracie Hamm, and her son William T. Waldroff.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Snead Pentecostal Holiness Church on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 3:00 PM CST with Rev. Jimmie Wright officiating and McAlpin Funeral Home directing.  Visitation with family and friends will be held on Wednesday from 6:00pm-8:00pm CST at McAlpin Funeral Home.  Interment will be private at a later date.

Margaret Annette Singer

Margaret Annette Singer was born on October 7, 1937 and at 81, went to be with her Lord on January 6, 2019.  Annette began her working career at Florida State Hospital where she stayed for 18 years.  Upon leaving the hospital, she moved to Orlando, FL and worked at C.N.A. Insurance Company for 14 years.  After that she volunteered for the Orange County Sheriff Department for many years before returning to her hometown in Sneads, FL.  She then worked as a dispatcher for the Sneads Police Department for 2 years. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Grand Ridge, FL. Annette was an extraordinary woman who will be missed dearly by her friends and family.

Annette is survived by four daughters, Lynn Jeter (Billy Joe), Sharon Eubanks, Shirley Giddens (Dace) and Susanne Singer; one stepson, Stanley Singer; one sister, Anneita Gilbourn; fifteen grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, and eight great great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and two very special friends Christine and Ronnie Owens.

Annette was preceded in death by her parents, David Roy and Jewell Cooper; her loving husband, Stanley W. Singer Jr.; four Brothers Roy Jr., Bill Cooper, Maston Cooper and Dan Cooper; two grandchildren, Karen Hamm, and David Jeter;  and two son-in-law’s, Billy Eubanks and Bill Smith.   

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at McAlpin Funeral Home on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM CST with Rev. Dallas Ellis and Rev. Charles Kleiser officiating and McAlpin Funeral Home directing.  Visitation with family and friends will be held one hour prior to service.  Interment will be at Dykes Cemetery in Sneads, FL.

Gregory Dean Taylor

Gregory Dean Taylor was born in Washington D.C. and at age 66, passed away in his home, on Thursday afternoon, January 3, 2019, in Chattahoochee, FL, surrounded by his loving family. Greg was diagnosed with cancer in April 2018 and was supported by friends and loved ones during his battle.  Greg has been a resident of Chattahoochee for 42 years, when he and his wife, Becky moved here from Mobile, Alabama. Greg was a member of First Baptist Church of Chattahoochee and retired from Jim Woodruff Dam as senior electrician after 32 years of service.

Greg is survived by his mother, Mary Taylor of Tybee Island, GA, his son Michael Taylor and wife Kaleigh with their daughters, Sophia age 4 and Chelsea age 1; his daughter Rachel Green and husband Jonathan and their daughters, Gradie age 5, and Mabrie age 1. Two sisters Debbie Lanier and her son James, Lydia Taylor and her daughter Alex and a special uncle from Connecticut, Frank Piccione along with extended family and many special friends.

Greg was preceded in death and eager to see his wife of 39 years, Rebecca Taylor, and his father Wallace Taylor.

The family wishes to express their appreciation to all of Greg’s friends and loved ones who checked in on him during his illness and to Covenant Hospice for their care in his last days.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at First Baptist Church of Chattahoochee, Florida on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 3:00 PM EST with Reverend Barry Cottle officiating.  Visitation with family and friends will be held one hour prior to service. Interment will be private on a later date.

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