Obituaries for Thurs., July 1, 2010

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 1, 2010


Grace Estep passed away Wed., June 30, 2010.

Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later by Keahey Funeral Home.


Donald P. Maddox Sr., 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Tues., June 29, 2010.

Born in Opp, he has resided in Milton, Fla., for the last 41 years.

He was preceded in death by his father, David Pierce Maddox; mother, Bonnie Plant Maddox; brothers, Arthur Clifton Maddox and Henry Prelo Maddox; and son, Kevin Richard Maddox.

He retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years of service as an aviation electronic technician/radio operator. Although he was attached to many squadrons over the years, his favorite was the VW4 Hurricane Hunters. After retiring from the militaryhe owned and operated Gulf Coast Enterprises for 13 years. He was an avid Alabama fan.

He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife of 58 years, Teresa Lydon Maddox; sons, Donald P. Maddox Jr. of Milton and Daniel P. (Laura) Maddox of Pace, Fla.; daughters, Kathy (Greg) Jernigan and Sheila (Greg) Johnson, both of Milton; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Nadine Maddox Giddens; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

The family gratefully acknowledges the recent care given by the staff of Sacred Heart Hospital. The family also thanks Drs. Wagner, Nashed and Fleichauer for the outstanding care that he received the last several years.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation, 1015 E. Brainerd St., Pensacola, FL 32503.

Funeral service will be 11a.m., Fri., July 2, at Lewis Funeral Home, Milton Chapel, with Pastor Fred Rogers officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Lewis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.