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Obituary: Tommy Jonas, Sr.

Tommy Jonas, Sr. (Texas Cowboy) was born on June 21, 1928 in Lake Butler, Fl. to the late Tom Jonas and Mae Jonas. Brother Jonas loved the Lord with all his heart. He enjoyed spending time with his wife and his children. Brother Jonas worked in pulpwood for many, many years. After retiring from pulpwood, he decided to open his own business selling barbeque chicken and ribs. He is well known for his famous sauce. People would come from miles around just to get gallons of sauce. Brother Jonas joined…

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Obituary: Douglas Kenneth Tuten, Sr.

Douglas Kenneth Tuten, Sr., age 79, died Sunday, July 26, at Big Bend Hospice, Tallahassee, Florida. Graveside funeral service will be Wednesday, July 29 at 12:30 p.m., at San Pedro Cemetery with visitation one hour prior to the service from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home, Madison Chapel. He loved gardening and loved to work. He is survived by one son, Douglas Kenneth Tuten, Jr. (Sherri) Madison; two brothers: Steve T. “Mutt” Tuten (Doris) of Greenville, Fl. and Clyde Tuten (Virginia) of Perry, Fl.; one sister, Barbara…

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Obituary: Jack D. Pickels

Jack D. Pickels, age 80, died Saturday, July 25 in Madison. Funeral services will be Monday, 11 a.m., on July 27, at New Home Baptist Church with burial at San Pedro Cemetery. Visitation was held Sunday, July 26 from 6-8 p.m., at Beggs Funeral Home. He was born in Perry, and at a young age the family moved to Madison County near Shaw then Country Kitchen Road, before settling near the New Home area. He was instrumental in starting New Home Volunteer Fire Department in 1977 and was Chief the…

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Obituary: Robert Alan Peacock

Robert Alan Peacock, age 61, passed away early Saturday morning at Big Bend Hospice House, Tallahassee. Memorial service will be held Saturday, August 1 at 11 a.m., at Grace Presbyterian Church.  Burial was at an earlier date. He lived in Madison since 1978 coming from Palm Valley, Florida and was a farmer. He was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Daphine Eason Peacock of Madison; his parents: John and Dorothy Peacock of Madison; one brother, Glenn Peacock (Marjorie) of Madison; and one sister, Debbie…

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