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Williams Funeral Home

Williams Funeral Home

Bobby Gene Sketo

Bobby Gene Sketo age 80 of Holmes county passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017. He was born in Alabama on April 14, 1936 to the late Rossi Sketo and Mandie McCord Sketo. Bob was a native of Holmes county where he spent most of his life farming. He enjoyed his cows, row roping, and bailing hay. During his farming career, Bob was a field representative for Dothan Livestock and his family received the Farm Family of the Year award. He was a good man that loved his family dearly.

 Bob was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister, and a son Timmy Sketo. He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-eight years, Jeanette Sketo; one son, Tony Sketo (Emily); two daughters, Barbara Culpepper and Blenda Hughes (Neil); two brothers, two sisters, five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

 A visitation for Bob will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 in the Williams Funeral Home chapel from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. A private family graveside will be on Sunday.

The family will be accepting flowers. Williams Funeral home is in charge of all arrangements.  Expressions of sympathy can be made at Williams Funeral Home

 

George A. Schenck Jr.

George A. Schenck age 76 of Grand Ridge passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on November 30, 1939 to the late George A. Schenck and Eunice A. Moody Schenck. George spent most of his life in Jackson county. He was a member of the Marianna Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. George was an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.

George was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Joyce Schenck; children, Kelley Schenck and Wade Conley; two brothers and one sister. He is survived by his loving wife Patsy Schenck; children, Jack Conley, Tony Conley, Evelyn Traynom, Gigi Steinmetz, and Lloyd Hatcher; brother, Ron Schenck (Ann) and sister Julie Popick. George is also survived by a host of loving grandchildren.

Memorialization will be by cremation. A memorial service will be planned at a later date.

Williams Funeral home is in charge of all arrangements.  Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.williamsfhs.com

Paul J. McFarland, Sr.

Paul J. McFarland, Sr. age 86 of Graceville passed away on Monday, April 3, 2017. He was born on September 29, 1930 in Vernon to the late John Wesley McFarland and Lela Scott McFarland. Paul grew up in Vernon, but spent most his adult life in Graceville where he worked as an electrician for Golden Peanut Company for thirty years until his retirement. Paul enjoyed joking around with his family and friends. He also loved to fish.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters, and one brother. He is survived by one son, Johnny McFarland, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2017 in the Williams Funeral Home chapel at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Dale Worley officiating. Interment will follow in the New Hope Assembly of God Church cemetery in Graceville. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Williams Funeral Home chapel.

The family will be accepting flowers. Williams Funeral home is in charge of all arrangements.  Expressions of sympathy can be made at Williams Funeral Home

Adolf Musch

Adolf Musch age 83 of Graceville passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017. He was born on August 15, 1933 in Austria. Adolf has lived in Graceville since 1990 coming from Southeast Asia where he was a Civil Engineer for Malaysian Thai Development company. Adolf enjoyed being around horses and supporting his children in Show Jumping competitions all over the world. He also enjoyed traveling, cattle farming, and researching the development of Perennial Peanut Hay that would grow well in this area. Adolf loved his family dearly.

Adolf was preceded in death by his parents and siblings. He is survived by his wife Suteera Musch; children, Christian Musch (Stephanie Bennett) and Elisabeth Musch (Wesley Edwards); grandchildren, Grahm Edwards and Olivia Edwards. Adolf was loved and respected by everyone that met him.

 Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017 in the Williams Funeral Home at 6:00 p.m. with Reverend Sean Rezek officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

The family will be accepting flowers or donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association. Williams Funeral home is in charge of all arrangements.  Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.williamsfhs.com

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