Mrs. Dewana Collins Hightower, age 60, of Vernon, Florida passed away November 3, 2016 at Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Florida. She was born May 31, 1956 in Chipley, Florida. Dewana was preceded in death by her mother, Eulene Strickland Collins and a brother, James Collins.
She is survived by her father, Boyd Collins of Vernon, FL; husband, Howard Hightower of Bonifay, FL; a son, Michael Hightower and wife Sarah of Caryville, FL; a daughter, Christy Anderson and husband Todd of Vernon, FL; five grandchildren, Kaitlyn Corbin and husband Gary, Cole Newsome, Lexi Newsome, Payton Hightower, KK Hightower; one great-grandchild, Kinzie Corbin; two brothers, Wendell Collins of Vernon, FL and Joe Forehand of Vernon, FL; a cousin, Carolyn Moye of Vernon, FL; a nephew, Brandon Collin of WA and a niece, Sheila Collins Huitt of OK; best friend, Barbara Pate of Caryville, FL.
Funeral services will be held Sunday 2:00 PM, November 6, 2016, at Vernon Assembly of God Church with Rev. Alan English and Rev. Wesley Hall officiating. Interment will follow in the Ebenezer Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.