The DeFuniak Herald – February 5, 1914 – Page 2


  • Pretty weather and good health prevails.
  • Revs. Brunk and Griffith preached at Deerland schoolhouse Sunday.
  • J. E. Ward attended Justice court at Mossy Head Saturday.
  • Misses Kate and Minnie Ward visited at Mossy Head Saturday.
  • W. J. Davis was on business at DeFuniak Saturday.
  • John Wright and family was here the last of the week visiting Mr. Wright’s parents.
  • J. E. McConnell was in Pensacola Saturday on business.
  • E. C. Hart and family visited on the south side Saturday and Sunday.
  • Will and Alex McCallum attended church here Sunday.
  • W. G. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Hart, Mrs. P. M. Griffith were among the visitors at the Bolton house Sunday.
  • Commissioner Steel was in our parts Monday.
  • J. W. McSwain passed through Tuesday morning going to DeFuniak.
  • W. A. Jernigan and wife visited down Crestview way Monday.
  • Mrs. M. D. Miller of Bonifay was in town last Sunday visiting her sister, Mrs. W. F. Meigs.

[Compiled by Emily Petroskey]

The DeFuniak Herald – Obituary


January 28, 1965

John W Sullivan, 69, passed away Saturday Jan 23.  Mr Sullivan was native of Pensacola and had resided in Walton co for past 53 years. Survivors include wife, Mrs Tennie P Sullivan , one daughter Mrs Vera Bess Tillett, one son William, a sister Mrs Julia Garrett, 2 brothers Bryan & Dennis Sullivan, 3 step sisters, 2 step brothers, &  4 grandsons.  Services were conducted Sunday from First Methodist church; the burial followed in Magnolia cemetery.

[Contributed by Lois Danley and Sharon Watson]

The DeFuniak Herald – January 28, 1960 Obituary

1960 January 28


Cecil Jones, 50, of Pensacola died Sunday morning in a hospital there.  Mr Jones

was a WWII veteran.  Surviving are his wife Mrs Lillian Jones and a daughter Susan

Ann Jones. Services held Wednesday in Richards Memorial Methodist Church, with

Burial in Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola.


Contributed by Lois Danley and Sharon Watson

The DeFuniak Herald – August 17, 1950 Obituary

Mrs Susana Bishop, aged 71, died in a Pensacola hospital, Friday Aug 11, following an illness of about 5 days. Mrs Bishop was a former resident of DeFuniak, having lived here a number of years, and later moving to Crestview. Services were held Sunday Aug 13, the interment being held at the Sandy Creek cemetery. Survivors are 3 sons, Curtis, Caro, Morris; and daughter Mrs Stell Glover, as well a number of grand-children.

[Contributed by Lois Danley and Sharon Watson]

The Defuniak Herald – December 4, 1947 Obituaries & Birth notices

A former DeFuniak woman, the former Ethel Clark of this county, her husband and 3 month old son died at their home in Pensacola Wednesday of last week as a result of gas fumes emanating from the basement. Funeral services for Mr and Mrs Otis Dan Baggett and their son, Harry Otis, were held at Euchee Valley church with interment in Euchee Valley Cemetery. Mr Baggett is survived by brother Claude C, 3 sisters, Mrs Pearl White, Mrs Nell Ree White and Mrs Nanny Clark. Mrs Baggett 21 is survived by Her parents Mr and Mrs H L Clark, 6 sisters, Ms Virginia Howell, Mrs Stella Bishop, Mrs Julia Hussey and Misses Bobbie, Joan and Alice Clark, 3 brothers Heuer, James and William Clark. The couple had been married abt a year and half, and were so happy when son was born in July.

Mrs Mary Spears Bishop, 87 died last Wednesday at the home of a niece, Mrs Perry Lee Spears, near Darlington. Services were held Thursday at Leonia cemetery where interment followed. Survivors include one son, B O Bishop, sister Mrs Sarah Ann Clark and 2 nephews J D Clark and Perry Lee Spears.

Births at the Lakeside Clinic:
Mr and Mrs J C Bellflower, girl, Nov 26 3 lbs 4 oz
Mr and Mrs Have Barton, boy, Nov 29, 9-1/4 lbs

John C McSween 86, died at home Friday morning. Services were held Saturday, interment at Magnolia. Survivors include widow, Mrs Grace McSween, 2 sons Dr J C and Marry McSween; 3 daughters Mrs F B Calloway, Mrs Kate Smith and Mrs T G Nesbitt.

[Contributed by Lois Danley and Sharon Watson]

The Breeze – February 21, 1946

Miss Ione Campbell died at Lakeshore Hospital, New Orleans, last Friday. Service held at home of her sister, Mrs M O Brawner, Pensacola Sunday morning. The remains were brought to Euchee Valley Cemetery for interment. She was the youngest child of the late Dr & Mrs Daniel L Campbell and was born and reared in Walton Co and had made her home in Pensacola with her sister for last several years. She held a position at the Pensacola Public Library.  Survivors include the sister, a brother Wallace Campbell and several nieces & nephews.

[Contributed by Rita Bridges]

The Breeze – June 22, 1939

Came the word Friday night that Judge Angus Graham Campbell had dropped dead on the stage of the Pensacola High school auditorium while delivering the graduating address.  The deceased was son of Daniel & Emma Campbell, born Nov 19 1874 at Euecheeanne. Survivors: wife, son, A G Campbell Jr, 2 daughters Mrs Leo Andrews and Miss Carrie Mae; 2 brothers, G B & W O Campbell, 3 sisters, Miss Emma Campbell, Mrs C B McKinnon and Mrs Mary Campbell McKinnon.  Funeral was held Sunday from Presbyterian church.

The Breeze – March 27, 1925

Alexander Douglass McKinnon was born in Walton Co on May 6 1842, one of 13 children born to his parents, John L & Catharine McKinnon.  Only one brother survives, Daniel L McKinnon of Marianna.  Mr McKinnon was twice happily married, first to Miss Ella D Speight of Washington Co on March 13, 1873, this marriage resulted in 4 children, Dr Clarence McKinnon of Jacksonville, Mr Curtis McKinnon of Atlanta, Mr Joseph A McKinnon and Mrs Annie McKinnon Davis of this place.  On Jan 17 1907 he was married to Laura Hannah of Pensacola who also survives him. He was a Confederate soldier and passed away suddenly on Saturday Feb 19, 1921 in Pensacola where he spent most of his time in the past months.  Services held Monday Feb 21 in DeFuniak with burial in Euchee Valley cemetery.

[Contributed by Rita Bridges]

The Breeze – January 9, 1919

J D C Newton, died at Pensacola Thursday morning. Services at Valley Church on Friday afternoon, the remains brought from Pensacola to Argyle and from there taken to the cemetery. Mr Newton was a nephew of Judge Daniel Campbell and a cousin to Mrs C B McKinnon, Judge A G Campbell, Mrs John McKinnon, Miss Emma Campbell, Mr Bowers and Mr Ralph Campbell.  He was reared in the Euchee Valley, his father being Rev. John Newton.  Mr Newton was 45 was survived by his wife Miss Ria Baker, daughter of Rev R L Baker and young son Robert, 2 sisters Mrs G Axelson and Miss Christian Newton, aunt, Mrs Harrison, and uncle, Judge Daniel Campbell.

[Contributed by Rita Bridges]