Northwest Florida Daily News July 8, 2003 Ft. Walton Beach, FL

BRUNDIDGE, Lee B.
Born: 16 Feb 1916, Luverne, AL
Died: 2 July 2003
Parents: not given
Preceded by: Wife, Lola S. BRUNDIDGE

Survived by: Sons: Leroy BRUNDIDGE, Ossie BRUNDIDGE, Archie BRUNDIDGE, Leroy BRUNDIDGE and Lee B. BRUNDIDGE,
Jr.; daughters: Betty JACKSON, Lola B. DAVID and Allison J. BRUNDIDGE; sister Willie Mae FORTNOY; 38 grandchildren; 62
great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren

Services: July 9, 2003 at Macedonia Baptist Church; burial will follow in Live Oak Park Memorial Cemetery

Other: Lived in Crestview, FL most of his life; retired from Civil Service; Army veteran

CHAPMAN, Clay, Jr.
Born: 18 Oct 1949, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss
Died: 3 July 2003, at home
Parents: Clayton J. CHAPMAN, Sr. and Katherine WILLIAMS CHAPMAN
Preceded by: Parents

Survived by: Wife Leslie RUTLEDGE CHAPMAN, Ft. Walton Beach, FL; brother and sister-in-law Patrick Alan and Elizabeth Ann
CHAPMAN, nephews Jeremy and Corey CHAPMAN; brother Lenny Reed CHAPMAN, all of Pass Christian, Miss.

Services: Memorial service Hurlburt Field Base Chapel July 9, 2003; July 11,2003 at Riemann Funeral Home, Pass Christian, Miss.,
followed by military honors and interment at Live Oak Cemetery, Pass Christian, Miss.

Other:  He was retired Lt. Col. USAF; father retired from USAF when he was in early teens and they moved to Pass Christian, Miss.
where he graduated from High School in 1967; graduated from University of Southern Mississippi; served in USAF almost 25 years;
passed away unexpectedly

CORBIN, Willie Jean
Born: date not given, 58 years old
Died: 4 July 2003, DelRay Beach, FL
Parents: not given
Preceded by: Husband Otis CORBIN

Survived by: Sons William “Bo” CORBIN and wife Tena, Crestview, FL; James CORBIN, Crestview; daughter Vicky CORBIN, DelRay
Beach, FL; grandchildren Dakota, Taylor, Madison and Chandler CORBIN; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins

Services: 9 July 2003 Apostolic Life Tabernacle; burial will follow in Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery

Other: Passed away while visiting her daughter; lifetime resident Crestview, FL

CROUCH, Katherine Frances WILLIAMS
Born: Date and/or age not given
Died: 7 July 2003, at home
Parents:  Not given
Preceded by: Sisters Cora Lee FARR, Mary MacNEILL and Margaret ROGERS; brother Jack WILLIAMS

Survived by: Husband Marvin CROUCH; daughters Linda SEAGRAVES, Laura CROUCH and Patricia WARNER; son Marvin D.
CROUCH, Jr.; sister Louise RYCKELEY; brother-in-law Hal L. CROUCH

Services: July 9, 2003 Shalimar United Methodist Church; burial Beal Memorial Cemetery

HAWKINS, Howard D. Jr.
Born: 15 Dec 1934, Point Washington, FL
Died: 3 July 2003 at home
Parents: Howard HAWKINS, Sr. and Anna Belle HAWKINS
Preceded by: Parents

Survived by: Wife Joanne HAWKINS; daughter Terri and Wendell SMITH, Crestview, FL; Kim and husband John PEAK, Pahrump,
Nev.; son Doug currently aboard USS Emory S. Land, Sardinia, Italy and his wife Noel HAWKINS; and Susie and her husband
Cameron PROSSER, current aboard the USS Tennessee, King’s Bay, GA; and 8 grandchildren; sister Hazel MARKHAM, Orange
Park, FL, brother Charles HAWKINS, Shreveport, LA; several nieces, nephews and various other extended family members

Services: July 8, 2003 McLaughlin-Altman Chapel, Crestview, FL; burial Live Oak Park Cemetery

Other: Served USN 24 years; retired as a Chief Petty Officer; verdant of Korean and Vietnam conflicts; was supervisor with Okaloosa
County Road Department for 20 years

HIXON, Jack R.
Born: 1 May 1936, Bruceville, AL
Died: 6 July 2003
Parents: John and Gertrude HIXON
Preceded by: not given

Survived by:  Wife Wilda HIXON; son Ron HIXON; daughters Karen HANSHAW, Terrie JORDAN, Cheryl GARY and Jackie ADAMS;
sister Jill HARDEN; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren

Services: July 8, 2003 Emerald Coast Funeral Home; burial in Beal Memorial Cemetery

Other: Died from leukemia

KABASE, Frank
Born: 3 February 1919, Birmingham, AL
Died: 5 July 2003 at home
Parents: Wadell and Mary KABASE
Preceded by: Wife Edna; son Larry KABASE

Survived by: Son Kerry KABASE and wife Leah; grandson Tyler KABASE; daughter-in-law Cindy KABASE; brother John KABASE;
sisters Dorothy, Rose Marie and Virginia; brothers-in-law Glen ADKINSON and Al ARMISTEAD; sister-in-law Dean ARMISTEAD

Services: July 10, 2003 Emerald Coast Funeral Home

Other: Passed away at home in Shalimar, FL after brief illness; one of 8 children; graduated Ramsey High School, Birmingham and
Auburn University; very long obituary giving all of his jobs and accomplishments; retired 1980; USAF Reserve retiring as a Colonel;
after retiring from civil service worked for Teledyne Engineering; married 55 years and she died in 1999; Larry was his oldest son and
died in 1998

LUDWIG, James R.
Born: 3 Jan 1919 Weishample, Barry Township, PA
Died: 4 July 2003
Parents: Irvin and Cora MOSER LUDWIG
Preceded by: Parents

Survived by: Wife Pearl KLINGER LUDWIG; son Bradley LUDWIG, Niceville, FL; grandsons Wayne LUDWIT, St. Louis, MO and
Rickey LUDWIG, Langley Air Force Base, VA; 2 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews

Services: July 9, 2003 Church of the Nazarene Lavelle, PA; interment Salem United Methodist Cemetery, Weisample, PA

Other: Retired from Conrail where he was a trackman; married 62 years

MIHALCIK, Joseph
Born: 6 Sept 2003, Phoenixville, PA
Died: 4 July 2003
Parents: not given
Preceded by: Not given

Survived by: Wife Millie MIHALCIK, Valparaiso, FL; sons Thomas MIHALCIK and wife Sylvia, Lake Charles, LA; Dr. Michael
MIHALCIK and wife Donna, Niceville, FL; Dr. James MIHALCIK and wife Sue, New York, NY; daughters Amelia MIHALCIK and
companion Bill EARDLEY, Valparaiso, FL and Lori MIHALCIK, Orlando, FL; 11 grandchildren

Services: 9 July 2003 St. Michael’s Chapel Center, Eglin Air Force Base; interment Heritage Gardens Cemetery, Niceville, FL

Other: Picture; enlisted in USN in 1942; in 1946 he returned home and married Emilia “Millie” PIECHOTA; long obituary giving full
account of his military career and job accomplishments; after retiring from USN worked for Republic Aviation, and several other jobs;
married 57 years

NESTOR, William Kenneth
Born: No date or place given; 79 years old
Died: 4 July 2003
Parents: not given
Preceded by: Wife Betty Jane NESTOR

Survived by: Daughters Jane PRUET and husband Mark, Birmingham, AL; Christy BROWN and husband Larry, Cottage Grove,
Minn.; and Lori NESTOR, Birmingham, AL; sister Fran MILLS and husband Jack, Ft. Walton Beach, FL; 2 grandchildren, 3 nieces
and 1 nephew.

Services: 7 July 2003 Spry Serenity Chapel, Florence, AL; interment Sheffield Oakwood Cemetery, Florence, AL

Other: Served USN 12 years; plankowner of USS Moonstone; Chief Quartermaster; employed with Arrow Transportation for 20 years
and self-employed 25 years in coal, gas, oil and precious medals industries; member of many organizations

PINKERTON, Jean FACKLER, Dr.
Born: 16 Oct 1921 place not given
Died: 5 Jul7 2003 at home
Parents: David FACKLER and Alma ROBERTS FACKLER
Preceded by: not given

Survived by: Daughter Caroline LAWRENCE and husband Gray, Paxton, FL; son David Van PINKERTON, Chicago, IL; sister Joyce
HEARNE, Wilmington, Del.; 2 grandchildren Siena PINKERTON and Tamp LAWRENCE

Services: July 9, 2003 First Lutheran Church, Florala, AL; interment in Florala Greenwood Cemetery, AL

Other:  Held Ph.D. in child development; faculty at University of Mississippi and University of Colorado; worked with the development
of the SAT; helped create home study courses; assisted foreign and migrant persons in learning English; lived in Paxton, FL

RAWLINGS, Joann
Born: 5 Feb 1929, Pekin, Ill.
Died: 4 July 2003 in a local healthcare facility
Parents: Dale Paul and Anna Laura MELNIK MARCY
Preceded by: Daughter Judy RAWLINGS; husband Harry RAWLINGS

Survived by: Sons Michael S. RAWLINGS, Bisbee, Ariz., Thomas D. RAWLINGS, Shalimar, FL, Robert K. RAWLINGS, Clearwater,
FL, Timothy J. RAWLINGS, Ft. Walton Beach, FL and Rick D. RAWLINGS, Farmington, NM; daughters Cathy S. HOGUE,
Columbia SC, Patricia A. RAWLINGS, Ft. Walton Beach, FL and Vicky L. CONNER, Martinez, GA; 8 grandchildren; 1
great-grandchild

Services: July 10, 2003 Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church; graveside services to follow at Barrancas National Cemetery,
Pensacola, FL

Other: Lived Ft. Walton Beach, FL; lived in the area 35 years moving from Fort Rucker, AL

RYNISH, Elizabeth Mae
Born: 27 March 1911, Harmarville, PA
Died: 3 July 2003 at a local nursing home
Parents: not given
Preceded by: Husband Christopher BOYER; husband Michael RYNISH; son Christopher BOYER, Jr.

Survived by: Son John BOYER and wife Doris; brother Walter SHOOP, Apollo, PA; daughter-in-law Lorraine BOYER, Elders Ridge,
PA; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren

Services: to be held at a later date no mention of where and no information about burial

STEVENS, Ranelle “Raye”
Born: Date and place not given, 65 years old
Died: 5 July 2003, at home
Preceded by: Not given

Survived by: Husband Max L. STEVENS; daughters Kimberly L. STEVENS, Austin, TX and Kelly R. DAY and husband L. Michael,
Shalimar, FL; sister Cynthia G. HUBRICH and husband Max L., Pikeville, NC; granddaughter Sierra L. DAY, Shalimar, FL; nephew
Thomas E. DeLOACH, Pikeville, NC

Services: July 9, 2003 Emerald Coast Funeral Home; private burial Beal Memorial Cemetery

Other: Died of cancer; married 40 years; picture