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Pittman Christian Memorial Chapel

Pittman Christian Memorial Chapel

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Charles Marqueze “Marty” Duncan, Jr

Mr. Charles Marqueze “Marty” Duncan, Jr. age 58, of Ft. Mitchell, Alabama and formerly of Philadelphia, PA went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Columbus, Georgia.

He is survived by his wife, Angela Harvey Duncan of Fort Mitchell, AL; children: Tiffany  Shill, Marquetta Hughes, Lauren Lavender, Shemika Duncan, Martysha Duncan and Sheteta Chambers Addison (Terry); grandchildren: JaMiyah Wicker, Jo’Quone Wicker, Keona Lanier, Javon Shill, Jonathan Mason, Jr., Jacoya Mason, Brian James, Jr., Dior Lavender, Quadir Lavender, Khyree Lavender, Zoie Weldon, Skylah Addison, Shinah Addison, Antoine Gordon, Akari Gordon; great grandchildren: Z’ariya Jackson, Le’Ante Dawson, Le’Mari Dawson, Javion Shill, Jamari Greenberg, Jorden Duncan, Essence Duncan and Corey Tobin; godchild: Zadorian Hollis;  brothers: Herman Duncan, Jerry Duncan (Tammy), Charles A. Duncan Jr., Travis Fleming, Robert Stewart, Gibron Wampler, Diallo Duncan, Keyattha Duncan, Ayinda Harper and Ayodi Harper; sisters: Helen Duncan, (Philadelphia, PA)  Michelle Belle, (Hawaii), Candace Fleming, the Reverend Martha Brown, Stephanie Porter, Marquita Jones,  Khadija Duncan and Syeeta Harper; his sister/cousin the Reverend Roberta M. Duncan-Thompson all of Harrisburg, PA; stepmother: Gaila Duncan; two step-brothers: Andre Carter (Florida) and Tyron Hodges (California); stepsister, Rory Gordon-Lough (Alabama); in-laws: Celestine Harvey (Clennis, deceased); sisters-in-law:  Sedra Denise Harvey Barnes (David, deceased); and brother-in-law, Elder Donald Nickson (Jackie); and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by brothers: Charles A. Stewart, and Olujimi Duncan; sisters: Deborah Duncan and Vanessa Duncan.

A life celebration will be held at Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 11:00 AM, (EST), in United States Army Infantry Center Chapel, at Fort Benning, GA.

He will be laid to rest in the Fort Mitchell National Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Alabama with full military honors, under the directions of Christian Memorial Chapel, Graceville, Florida.

David Lee “Skeet” Barnes, Sr.

David Lee  “Skeet” Barnes, Sr., entered into eternal rest on the evening of April 13, 2017.

 David was born in Port St. Joe, Florida, on September 21, 1951 to the late Lewis and Nora Barnes and received his formal education from George Washington High School. Where he was an excellent basketball player.

 David served his country in the United States Army. He worked for Arizona Chemical plant for 20 plus years. And was a member of the NAACP. He “LOVED” music practically Charlie Wilson!

He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Sedra Denise Harvey Barnes; sons: David L. Barnes, Jr. (Trish), Caldrick Robinson, Lance Larry, Eddie Hill; daughters: TyShawn Robinson, Tamelia Hall, Sabrina Landry (Levell), LaTakka Barnes, Shanna Owens (Michael), Brittany Barnes and Whittany Barnes; grandchildren: Trakell Barnes, Stephenus Robinson, Keke Robinson, Anthony Delaney-A.J., Arri Collins, Sha’Caldra Robinson, Payten Smith, Lanecia Larry, Kamaya Larry, Lance Larry, Jr., Lyric Larry, Brailee Owens, Starr Woullard, Skye Thomas, Kayleigh Dillenbeck and Kamdyn Larry; great grandchildren: Jah’Ryah Robinson, Jah’Mari Robinson, Jah’Siah Robinson, Aaziah Robinson and Aveonjay Robinson; sisters: Elnora Barnes, Helen Hamilton and Dorothy Thomas (Isaac); mother-in-law: Celestine Harvey; sisters and brother-in-law: Josephine Barnes, Angela Harvey Duncan (Charles), Holly and Katrina and Elder Donald Nixon (Jackie); aunts: Gwen Anderson and Edna Flowers; godparents: Raley and Electra Barnwell; godsister: Luvenia Gordon; godchildren: Strawberry Manning, Fabian Frazier, Adrianna Allen, Jon and Jen Dillenbeck; special nephews and nieces: Wayne, Michael, Collins, Robert, Darren, Clay, Valerie, Lorraine, Sylvia, Cheryl and Davina; Special cousin: Benita Judson; special friends: Judge Sheffield, Billie Dean, Diane Morgan, Lisa Quinn, George Thomas, Chester Davis, Carolyn and Cleo Best and Evelyn Middelton; and a host of friends, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 12:00 noon to funeral time at 1:00 P.M. (EST), April 22, 2017, at New Bethel AME Church, 201 Avenue A, in Port St. Joe, FL.

He will be laid to rest with full military honors in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Port St. Joe, FL under the directions of Christian Memorial Chapel of Graceville, FL.

Josephine Brown

Mrs. Josephine Brown age 91, of Panama City, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 14, 2017 at her residence with her family at her bedside. She was a native of Watertown, Georgia of the Methodist faith.

Mrs. Brown is survived by her children: Betty McCray of Panama City, FL and Melvin Foster and wife Alvita, Wichita Falls, TX; eight grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be 12 noon to funeral time at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Saint Paul AME Church, 3517 2nd Street, Panama City, FL with the Reverend Douglas Jones officiating.

She will be laid to rest in the Redwood Cemetery in Panama City, FL under the directions of Christian Memorial Chapel of Graceville, FL.

Edward Lewis Johnson

Retired Command Sergeant Major (Ret. CSM) Edward Lewis Johnson, age 75, of Fayetteville, NC and formerly of Bascom, FL went home to be with the Lord on Sunday March 12, 2017 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville. 

He was a native of Jackson County and a former member of New Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Bascom, Florida.

He is survived by his, wife, Nancy H. Johnson of Fayetteville, NC; children: Nikita G. Johnson (Tanya) of Deland, FL, Judy R. Johnson of Winston-Salem, NC, Desiree Johnson Sterbini (Paul) of Silver Spring, MD and Rhonda J. Knight of East Hartford, CT and two grandchildren: Paige Knight, East Harford, CT and Mia Sterbini, Silver Springs, MD; brothers: Deacon Ralph D. Pollock (Helen) Bascom, FL and Isaac H. Pollock (Hazel), Bradenton, FL; goddaughter: Lee Bailey, Fayetteville, NC; mother-in-law: Mamie B. Hayes of  Greenwood, FL; brother and sister-in-law: Henry Hayes (Hattie) of Greenwood, FL and Mary Hall of St. Petersburg, FL; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A viewing will be held Friday, March 24, 2017 from 5-7 pm at the funeral home in Graceville, FL.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1 pm at New Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 5239 Liberty Hill Road, Bascom, Florida.

Interment will follow in New Liberty Hill Church Cemetery in Bascom, FL, with full military honors, and under the directions on Christian Memorial Chapel.

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