Martin William Rose, Jr.

Mr. Martin William Rose, Jr., 88, passed away Oct. 21, 2012. He was born Aug.7, 1924 in Michigan to Martin William Rose, Sr.

Mr. Rose was a resident of Freeport and was Protestant by faith. He was a veteran of World War II, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam Era having flown as a bomber pilot and serving his country in the U.S. Air Force with more than 31 years of service before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He was an avid golfer, loved fishing, boating, and spending time with his family.

Mr. Rose is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers James Rose, Victor Rose, and one son Robert Rose.

Mr. Rose is survived by his loving wife of 39 years Judith Rose of Freeport; son, Jeffery Rose of New Mexico, stepdaughter, Amy Lewis and husband Steve; stepson, Greg Derda and wife Joan; sister, Barbara Hoskins; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

Joann E. Sly

Mrs. Joann E. Sly, 79, passed away Oct. 18, 2012, at Sacred Heart Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born in Etowah County, Ala., Aug. 26, 1933, to Lawrence and Lilly East.

Mrs. Sly was Baptist by faith. She worked as a beautician for many years before retiring. She enjoyed fishing and was an avid University of Alabama Football fan.

Mrs. Sly is preceded in death by her parents; two children, Bobby Jones and Sherry Boozer; and one grandchild, Timothy Jones.

Mrs. Sly is survived by her husband of 43 years, Don Sly; children, Donna Brown and husband, Bart, Ellen Masters and husband, Buddy, Roxanne Gerstenburger and husband, John, and son Benny Sly; sister, Frieda Figel; grandchildren, Misty Sly, Jeff Davis, Neshia Hill, Robin Hill, Taylor Sly, Tyler Sly, Shanna Sly, Christopher Jones, Noah Jones, Jeffery Morris, Tiffany Morris, Joshua Boozer, Brantley Masters, Philip Mac Masters, Tara Brown, Monroe Brown; great-grandchildren, Jordan, Coleman, Taylor, Haley, Ryder and Chandler; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and children of friends, scattered from Alabama, Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee and the Carolinas, who looked to her as a mother or grandmother.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, condolences may be sent to the family at PO Box 4764, Seaside, FL 32459.

Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.