1965 September 23
Mr. Caesar Marzella, 75 yrs, died Thursday, Sep 16th. A native of San Felicia, Circeo, Italy, Mr. Marzella resided in DeFuniak Springs since 1930, moving here from Chicago, Ill. Services on Saturday with interment in Magnolia. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Agostina Marzella and one son, Lawrence, and 2 grandchildren. [See also: Caesar Marzella – Obituaries for Walton County, Florida (waltoncountyheritage.org)]
Mrs. Laura M. Jones, 83 yrs, died Wednesday. Survivors are 4 sons, Murdock, Frank, Fred and Cecil Jones; 2 daughters, Mrs. Agatha Busbee & Mrs. Eloise Hullon; 2 sisters, Mrs. Lelia Brooks & Mrs. Aleta George; 2 brothers, John and Tom Parker, 21 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Services held Friday with burial in Clear Springs cemetery.
Mrs. Early Melina Balkom, age 73, died Monday Sep 20th. She was a native of Pike County, Alabama. Services held Wednesday with interment in Magnolia Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Thomas Jefferson Balkom, 1 son, Clarence H. Balkom, 2 daughters, Mrs. Lois Holley and Mrs, Mavis Slay; 3 sisters, Mrs. Commella Weimorts, Mrs. Lena Scott and Mrs. Myrtle Ratley; one brother, Charlie Jackson; 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
[Contributed by Lois Danley and Sharon Watson]