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July 24, 2013

Suwannee Democrat Obituaries-July 24, 2013

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Jerold Price Johnson


July 10, 1927 - July 16, 2013


Jerold Price Johnson, 86, of Dayton, Tenn., died July 16,

 2013, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was born July 10, 1927, in Fort Smith, Ark., to the late Carl A. Johnson and Hazel (Rae) Johnson. Jerold has lived the past 38 years in Dayton, Tenn. and worked as a foreman in the bridge construction business. He served his country in the U.S. Army and is a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses. Jerold is survived by his wife of 62 years, Florence (Walker) Johnson, of Dayton; son, Jerold David (Ashley) Johnson, of Knoxville, Tenn.; daughter, Christine M. White, of Thomasville, Ga.; grandchildren, Vicktoria White, Tanya Lyras, Jackson Johnson, Paris Johnson, Ashlynn (Aaron) Grindstaff, Austin Hedrick; and great-grandchildren, Kyra Lyras, Nicho Lyras, Zoe Lyras, Delia Lyras. Services for Jerold were held Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 4 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Dayton. Burial will be in the Dayton City Cemetery. Please share your memories of Jerold on his on-line guest book at  — Vanderwall Funeral Home, Dayton, Tenn.


Forrest Ethel Manes Bair Howze


July 20, 2013


Forrest Ethel Manes Bair Howze, 94, of O’Brien, Fla. went home to be with her Lord on July 20 while surrounded by her family on the family’s farm. She was born in 1918 in Webb City, Missouri and was the eldest child of James Ralph and Velva Fern Greer Manes. She was a loving wife to Howard E. Bair of 49 years and bore him 4 children. Later in life she was married to Everette C. Howze for 15 years. 

Ethel spent most of her years living, working, and raising children in Belle Glade, Fla.She retired as a bank auditor after working 40 years at Everglades Federal Savings and Loan in Belle Glade.  She was also the treasurer of Bair’s Communications in Belle Glade; a family owned and operated business. She attended church faithfully with her husband at the Church of Christ of Belle Glade, Fla. In addition to enjoying her growing family of active grandchildren, she loved to play softball and card games with friends and family. On weekends and holidays, she and husband, Howard, relished trips working a farm in O’Brien purchased for their retirement years. After her husband Howard passed, she moved to north Fla, briefly living in Gainesville, then to O’Brien to spend time with family who lived there. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church of McAlpin, Fla. where she enjoyed fellowship with her Christian family.

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