Mrs. Winona Ammons, age 85, of Ponce De Leon, Florida passed away October 23, 2007 at her residence. She was born February 18, 1922 in Caryville, Florida to Carl and Adeline Rushing Ward.
Mrs. Ammons was a lifelong resident of Walton County. She was Baptist by faith and she was the oldest living charter member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. She worked as a housekeeper at the Walton County Hospital for over 20 years before retiring. She loved growing flowers, taking care of her dogs, cats, birds and fish. She especially enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mrs. Ammons was preceded in death by her father and mother, her husband Marion Ammons, one daughter Eloise Ammons; three brothers Lamar Ward, Hubert Ward and an Infant Brother and one sister Melrene McCormick.
Mrs. Ammons is survived by her two sons Bobby M. Ammons and wife Doris and Robby Ammons and wife Pam all of Ponce De Leon, Florida; three daughters Shirl Williams of Ponce De Leon, Florida, Glenda Cooey and husband Tom of Freeport, Florida and Gail English of Ponce De Leon, Florida; two brothers Clinton Ward and wife Evelyn and Auburn Ward and wife Pat all of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; one sister Faye Hurst of Ponce De Leon, Florida; two sister-in-laws Nadene Johnson of Quincy, Florida and Pauline Ward of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; eight grandchildren Steven Williams and wife Barbara, Penney Brooks and husband Roy, Kristy Edwards and fiance Robert Agerton, Brian Ammons and wife Wendy, Abbie Cook and husband Tommy, John Wesley English and girlfriend Cortni, Cliff Ammons and fiance Alysa Locke, Christopher Ammons; four great grandchildren Austin Williams, Jade Edwards, Koleman Brooks and Aspyn Cook and a special little girl Logan Agerton and also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
A time of visitation will be held at 6:00~8:00 PM, Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home; 230 Park Avenue DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 AM, Thursday, October 25, 2007 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home 230 Park Avenue DeFuniak Springs, with Reverends Mike McVay and Joel Glenn officiating. Floral arrangements are being accepted or donations may be made Covenant Hospice, 223 South Ferdon Blvd., Crestview, Florida 32536. Those asked to serve as pallbearers are Bob Newsom, Billy Bearden, Shannon Bowers, Kevin Ammons, Dennis Ward and Ronnie Bell. Honorary pallbearers Grady Rushing and Bob Spence. Burial will follow in the Ponce De Leon Cemetery.
[Burial: New Ponce de Leon Cemetery, Ponce de Leon]