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Obituaries "V"


Vallia, Aubrey D., Sr.
Jul 23, 1921 - Nov 23, 1986

Pensacola News Journal, Mon., Nov. 24, 1986

Aubrey D. Vallia Sr., 65, of 4813 W. Jackson St., died Sunday morning.

Mr. Vallia is a native of Pensacola and a member of the Little Flower Catholic Church. He had been an employee of the J. D. Johnson Co. for the past 45 years.

Survivors include his wife Mary Jewell Carroll Vallia of Pensacola; daughters and son-in-laws; Joy Vallia, Kay and Gary Mousaw, Mary Gay and Oren Powell all of Pensacola, and Cathy and Bobby Ricks of Seminole, Ala.; four sons and daughter-in-laws: Aubrey and Judy Vallia, Larry and Sandi Vallia, Gerry and Tina Vallia, Paul and Robin Vallia, all of Pensacola; two sisters: Thelma Garrett and Barbara Young, both of Pensacola; one brother, Wayman Vallia Jr. of Pensacola; and 12 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Little Flower Catholic Church with Msgr. Raymond Mullins officiating. Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Fund.

Active pallbearers will be Wayne Parker, Kenny Health, Robin Dwelle, Jack Tilley, Wayne Jones and Floyd Sweeting.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. E. O. Anderson, Stuart Williams, Charles Williams, Bernard Basso, Phillip Beat and Elwood Enfinger.

Visitation will be in the chapel of Waters & Hibbert today from 6 to 8 p.m. with the rosary being recited at 6:30 p.m.



Vallia, Charles Howard
Apr 24, 1918 - Apr 13, 1936

Pensacola Newspaper, April 13, 1936

Funeral services for Charles Howard Vallia, 18, who died Saturday afternoon at the Pensacola Hospital, will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock from the residence of his grandmother, Mrs. C. E. Briggs, 1202 East Yonge street, and at 10:15 o'clock at First Christian church with burial in New Hope Cemetery.

Acting pallbearers: John Thomas, Edward Johnson, Lawrence Wilson, Clyde Sanders, Malcom Geri and Frank Bonifay. Honorary; Millard Joseph, Mark Joseph, Earl Thomas, Tony Joseph, Buddy Donaldson and George Shelby.

Rev. Earle LeBaron will officiate, with Fisher-Pou in charge of arrangements.

#2 Pensacola Newspaper, April 12, 1936

Charles Howard Vallia, 18, died Saturday afternoon at Pensacola hospital.

He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Margaret Vallia; three brothers, Raymond, Eugene

and Duane; one sister, Mrs. Lottie Cantrell, and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Briggs and Mrs. J. D. Pulliam.

Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock from the residence of his grandmother, Mrs. Briggs, 1202 East Yonge street, with Rev. Earle LeBaron officiating.

Burial will be in New Hope cemetery, with Fisher Pou in charge of arrangements.



Vallia, Kenneth Duane, Sr.
Dec 16, 1930 - Mar 15, 1966

Pensacola News, Thurs., Mar 17, 1966

Funeral services for Kenneth Duane Vallia, 37, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in McNeil Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Joe Haigler officiating.

Mr. Vallia, a lineman with Gulf Power Co., fell to his death Tuesday afternoon as a 40 foot utility pole collapsed.

He was a lifelong resident of Pensacola and a deacon in the East Brent Baptist Church. He resided at Hewitt St. Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Judith Vallia; son, Kenneth Duane Vallia, Jr., daughter, Miss Wanda Vallia, all of Pensacola; two brothers, C. E. Vallia, Pensacola, and R. C. Vallia, U. S. Army, Germany; sister, Mrs. Lottie Cantrell and mother, Mrs. Margaret Vallia of Pensacola.

Active pallbearers are John Powell, Bud McDonald, Frank Davis, Cecil O'Nea, Charlie Maxwell, and Ralph Blanchard.

Honorary pallbearers are the deacon body of the East Brent Baptist Church.

Burial will be in Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery, with McNeil Funeral Home directing.



Vallia, Margaret Daphne (Briggs)  Margaret's tombstone
Aug 10, 1893 - Apr 5, 1970

Pensacola News, Apr. 7, 1970

Mrs. Margaret Daphne Vallia, 76, of 540 E. Hewitt St., died Sunday morning in a local hospital.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Escambia County, a member of East Brent Baptist Church and the Rebecca Sunday School Class.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Lottie Cantrell of Pensacola, two sons, Raymond C. Vallia of Saudi Arabia, and Clinton E. Vallia of Pensacola; two sisters, Miss Ada Lou Briggs and Mrs. Adel Herring, both of Pensacola; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Faith Chapel Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Joe Hagler and Bob Tidwell officiating.

Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery with Faith Chapel Funeral Home directing.



Vallia, Raymond C., Sr.
Oct 29, 1890 - Oct 13, 1932

Pensacola newspaper, Oct. 14, 1932

Raymond C. Vallia, 43, died Thursday at his home, 1015 East La Rua street. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Margaret Vallia; one daughter, Lottie; four sons, Raymond, Jr., Howard, Eugene and Dwain; his mother, Mrs. J. D. Pulliam; one brother, Wayman Vallia and two sisters, Mrs. K. S. Thomas and Mrs. I. N. Herrington.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:45 p.m. from the home and at 3 p.m. from the First Christian church with Rev. James Lawson officiating. Fisher-Pou has charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be: S. Y. Sears, H. J. Mullen, J. F. Dargacz, E. A. Sark, George Baughn and G. A. Peaden.



Van Alst, Francis Fordham
May 24, 1886 - Jun 28, 1952


from Fisher Pou Info

Francis Fordham Van Alst, 66, of 1925 W. Garden St., a civil service employe at the naval Air Station, died Friday morning in Sacred Heart Hospital.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Cornelia Van Alst; four daughters, Mrs. Alma Davis, Mrs. Frances Wilson, Mrs. Mary Jane Delancy all of Pensacola, and Mrs. Gertrude Cox of ?.; two sons John G. and Franklin F. Van Alst of Pensacola, and a brother Rubern H. ?.

Eleven grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 9:15 Monday morning from the home, 1925 W. Garden St., and at 9:30 a.m. mass will be in St. Stephens Catholic Church.

Pallbearers will be: honorary, W. A. Bond, Ben Jordan, R. F. Ellis Sr., H. A. Tompkins, F. E. Vinson, L. C. Boley; active, Leon Thorsen, A. J. Delahanty, Everitt Pfeiffer, J. G. Johnson, T. W. Gordon and A. C. Mason.

Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery with Fisher-Pou Funeral Home officiating.

The body will be in the chapel of Fisher Pou until Monday morning.



Vann, Cecilia Herring
Jan 26, 1904 - May 16, 1979

Pensacola News Journal, Sat., May 19, 1979

Cecilia Herring Vann, 75, died Wednesday at a Chester, Pa., nursing home.

Mrs. Vann was a native of Pensacola, and had resided in Chester for the past 10 months. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph Herring of Philadelphia, Pa., and Eugene Bowman of Norfolk, Va.; two sisters, Mrs. L. L. Isert of Pensacola, and Mrs. Melvin Hartley of El Paso, Texas; a brother, Eugene L. Herring, Jr., of New York; and five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Richard J. Bowles celebrating Mass.

Burial will be at St. Michael's Cemetery with Waters & Hibbert Funeral Home directing.

Pallbearers will be Harry Tuttle, Jack Hall, Paul Morris, Dan Ryan, Robert Cassell and J. S. Britt.



Villar, Amelia Bonifay
Dec 15, 1875 - Mar 23, 1954

Pensacola Journal, Wed., Mar 24, 1954

Funeral services for Mrs. Amelia Bonifay Villar, 82, who died unexpectedly Tuesday, will be conducted at 8:45 a.m. Thursday in the home at 217 W. Romana St., and at 9 a.m. in St. Michael's Catholic Church where mass will be said.

Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery with Fisher-Pou Funeral Home in charge. George Andress, Robert Egelhoff, Leroy Bonifay, John Hinton, Joe Blumer and Martin Anderson will be active pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers will include Dr. W. C. Payne Sr., Dr. A. M. Ames, Monroe Campbell, T. Chester Smith, Frank Riera and Frank Talley.

Mrs. Villar has been a life long resident of Pensacola. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and was the widow of Emanuel Villar.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Louis Aymard of Pensacola and Mrs. Winslow Green of Boston, Mass.; three sons, Russell of Key West, Francis of Tallahassee, and Arthur Villar of Pensacola; two sisters, Mrs. Ada Walters and Mrs. Marie Thompson of Pensacola; a brother Leo F. Bonifay of Pensacola; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.



Villar, Arthur Guy
Sep 12, 1894 - Nov 10, 1971

#1 Pensacola Journal, Sat., Nov 11, 1971

Arthur Guy Villar, 66, of 308 Calhoun Ave., Beach Haven, died suddenly Friday morning at this work at the Louisville & Nashville Railroad yards at Goulding.

Mr. Villar was a lifelong resident of Pensacola and a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Warrington. He was a veteran of World War I.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Etta Villar; two daughters, Mrs. Catherine Bentley and Miss Nancy Villar, both of Pensacola; two sons, Arthur G. Villar, Jr., of New Orleans, La., and Emmanuel Villar of the Naval base in the Bermuda Islands; two sisters, Mrs. Frances Aymard of Pensacola and Mrs. Genevive Green of Boston, Mass.; two brothers, Francis Villar of Tallahassee and Russell Villar of Key West; and six grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Fisher-Pou Funeral Service.

#2 Pensacola Journal, Sun., Nov 12, 1961 A. G. (Sticks) Villar.

Funeral services for Arthur Guy Villar, 66, of 308 Calhoun Ave., Beach Haven, who died Friday morning, will be held at 9 a.m. Monday in Fisher-Pou Chapel and 9:30 a.m. in St. John's Catholic Church with Mass. Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery, with Fisher-Pou Funeral Service directing.

The Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Fisher Pou Chapel.

Pallbearers will be George Andress, John Hinton, Arthur Humphreys, Joe Anderson, Jake Hammond and Peter Anderson.

Mr. Villar was a lifelong resident of Pensacola. He was a veteran of World War I, and was employed as a clerk at the Louisville &Nashville Railroad Co.



Villar, Emma (Tanton)
1879 - May 15, 1957

Pensacola Journal, Fri., May 17, 1957

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Fisher-Pou Chapel for Mrs. Emma T. Villar, widow of Martin D. Villar, who died Thursday morning at her home , 817 N. Seventh Ave. The Rev. Ralph W. Neighbour will officiate.

Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery.

Mrs. Villar has resided in Pensacola all her life and was a member of the First Baptist Church. She was a member of the GIA to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.

Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Gladys Bruno and Mrs. Norman Brownlee, both of Pensacola, Mrs. Velma Turnbull of West Palm Beach and Mrs. Byron Hayfold of Panama City, one son, Gene Villar of Pensacola ; two grandsons Bob and Ted Villar; and two great-grandsons; two sisters, Mrs. Harry Bow__ and Mrs. Mattie Majors, both of Pensacola, and one brother Will H. Tanton of Pensacola.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the GIA to the B of LE.

Active pallbearers will be nephews; Clarence Bond, Willie Bond, George Bond, G. Hobart Villar, Marion Sherouse and Vincent Caro.



Villar, Emmanuel John
Mar 8, 1863 - Jan 16, 1943

Pensacola newspaper, Jan 1943 (Fisher Pou Info)

E. J. Villar, 80, Veteran Railway Conductor, Dies. Retired Five Years Ago After Long Service.

Emmanuel J. Villar, 80, veteran conductor with the L & N railroad for 54 years died Saturday afternoon at his home, 217 West Romana street.

Mr. Villar had made his home in Pensacola since he was a small boy and was well known throughout this section, having retired five years ago from the railroad company.

He leaves his wife, Amelia Mary Bonifay Villar, a member of one of Pensacola's pioneer families whom he married over 50 years ago.

Besides his wife other survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Charles W. Green of Boston, Mass., and Mrs. Louis Aymard of Pensacola; three sons, Russell Villar of Key West, Fla., Francis of Milton, Fla., and Arthur Villar of Pensacola; two brothers, Joe and Paul of Pensacola and a sister, Miss Elodia Villar of Pensacola, and nine grandchildren.

He was the father of the late Anita O. Villar.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 8:45 from the home and at 9 o'clock at St. Michael's church with the Rev. William J. Cusick saying the mass. Honorary pallbearers will be E. I. Quina, Thomas H. Johnson, Chester Hancock, Tom Bowman, Monroe Campbell, Crona Suarez, H. Clay Armstrong and W. H. McKinnie.

Active: Miller Hughey, Sam Hall, John Hinton, Jr., R. E. Watson, C. B. Matthews and Chester Smith.

Burial will be in St. John's cemetery, with Fisher-Pou directing.