Albert Berry Gavin

Albert Berry Gavin, 82, of Freeport, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2006, in a Pensacola health care facility. He was born January 18, 1924 in Paxton, FL, the son of Bart and Amanda Hutto Gavin.

Gavin was a former Walton County District 5 County Commissioner. He was a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Freeport.

Gavin is predeceased by a son, James Earl Gavin; his sisters, Ruth and Viola; his brothers, Jake and Bill, and a great-grandson, Randall Douglass White.

Among survivors are his wife, Louise Shaw Gavin, of Freeport; son, Lavaughn Gavin, of Freeport; his daughters, Jean Ann White, of Pensacola, Peggie Lynn Renfroe, of Oklahoma City, OK, and Sara Louise Erickson and husband, Doug, of Raleigh, NC. Eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services were Wednesday, September 27, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. at First Pentecostal Church of Freeport, with Pastor J.C. O’Neal and Brother Wally Cox officiating. Burial followed in Hatcher Cemetery.

[Source: The DeFuniak Springs Herald, September 28, 2006]

[Burial: Hatcher Cemetery, Freeport]