Miscellaneous Central Florida Obituaries - 1999

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JULIA P. ABAD, 89, Ravens Circle, Altamonte Springs, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Abad was a business owner. She was born in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. She was a member of Church of the Annunciation. She was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: sisters, Olga Gutierrez, Orlando, Lillian Rivera, Altamonte Springs. Baldwin-Fairchild Semoran-Forest City Chapel, Forest City.

VIOLET MARIA BECKER, 81, Eventide Court, Orlando, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Becker was a real estate agent. Born in Almond, Wis., she moved to Central Florida in 1982. She was a member of League of Women Voters and St. Luke's United Methodist Church. Survivors: husband, Clarence; sons, John L., Columbus, Ind., Richard C., Acton, Mass., Paul R., Austin, Texas; daughter, Robin K., New York, N.Y.; sister, Geraldine Reinke, Waupaca, Wis.; six grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, Orlando.

ANGELICA BERNAL, 71, East Jefferson Street, Orlando, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Bernal was a homemaker. Born in Jayuya, Puerto Rico, she moved to Central Florida in 1972. She attended St. James Catholic Cathedral. Survivors: husband, Peter; daughters, Angelique Dayton, Seattle, Lizette, Melbourne; son, Peter I., Orlando; brothers, Elias Guttierrez, Rosalie Muniz, Benjamin Muniz, all of Puerto Rico; sisters, Elsa Melton, Juana Muniz, both of Puerto Rico. Dove Funeral Chapel and Crematory-Winter Park Chapel.

RALPH BUTLER CARPENTER, 75, Hormigas Street, Ocoee, died Thursday, Sept. 30, of cancer. Mr. Carpenter was an auto mechanic for the Department of Transportation. Born in Newark, Ark., he moved to Central Florida in 1973. He was a member of American Legion. He was a member of Church of God, Greenfield, Ind. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Sylvia; sons, Ronald B., Dallas, Charles S., New Smyrna Beach, Freddie W., Orlando, Rick Rogers, Miami; daughters, Sherry A. Butler, Valley Mills, Texas, Kathy Rogers, Miami; brother, W.A., Little Rock, Ark.; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home, Winter Garden.

VIRGINIA "GINNY" FORD, 88, East Church Street, Orlando, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Ford was a homemaker. Born in Social Circle, Ga., she moved to Central Florida in 1939. Survivors: son, James R., Brandon; sister, Sara Randall, Gainesville; three granddaughters; one great-granddaughter. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home-Ivanhoe Chapel, Orlando.

BESSIE S. GRANT, 75, 2079 Eighth Ave., New York City, died Thursday, Sept. 23. Ms. Grant was a registered nurse. She was born in Kissimmee. She was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Kissimmee. Survivors: daughter, Betty Thomas, Jacksonville; brother, Samuel Sanders, Phenix City, Ala.; two grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Apopka.

DANNY THOMAS GROOVER, 49, 212 Louisiana Ave., St. Cloud, died Thursday, Sept. 23. Mr. Groover was a cashier for Circle K. Born in Camp Lejeune, N.C., he moved to Central Florida in 1992. He was a member of Eagles Aerie 4263 and American Legion Post 80. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors: wife, Ann H.; daughter, Danny Lissolo, Kansas City, Mo.; son, Danny, Tampa; sister, June Adams, St. Cloud; three grandchildren. Fisk Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Cloud.

JERRILYN SUE "JERRI" GUTHEIL, 52, Forest Boulevard, Lake Mary, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Gutheil was an artist. She was born in Amityville, N.Y. She was a member of Greater Orlando Hunter Jumper Association. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Sanford. Survivor: sister, Linda Turck, Tampa. Baldwin-Fairchild-Oaklawn Park Chapel, Lake Mary.

VIRGINIANN GUY, 78, Town Loop Blvd., Orlando, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Guy was an accounting clerk. Born in Macon, Ga., she moved to Central Florida in 1973. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors: son, Jeffrey M., Orlando; two grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home-Pine Castle Chapel, Orlando.

BRUCE K. HOLLOWAY, 87, Belleville Avenue, Orlando, died Thursday, Sept. 30. General Holloway was retired from the Air Force. He was born in Knoxville, Tenn. He was a member of Rotary Club. He was Presbyterian. Survivors: wife, Frances; daughters, Candace Boyce, Amy Bunger, both of Memphis, Tenn., Taylor McMaster, Lincoln, Neb.; four grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Homes-Pine Castle Chapel, Orlando.

M. DOROTHY WALL ISOM, 66, Columbia, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Isom was a medical technologist for the University of Missouri. She was born in Watertown , S.D. She was a member of Eastern Star. She was a member of Community United Methodist Church, Columbia. Survivors: sons, Alan E., Kansas City, James, Columbia; daughters, Marian Rader, Kansas City, Melanie, Ocoee, Heather Shafe, Joplin, Mo.; brother, Dan Wall, Salt Lake City; sister, Ruth A. Hagen, Ainsworth, Neb.; four grandchildren. Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home, Ocoee.

ANDREW JACKSON JONES, 91, 824 E. 11th Ave., Mount Dora, died Saturday, Sept. 25. Mr. Jones was a laborer. Born in Georgia, he moved to Central Florida in 1954. He was Baptist. Survivors: daughters, Gussie Worlds, Louis Strickland, both of Mount Dora, Dorothy Worlds, Panama City, Maple Bryant, New York; sons, Arthur, Andrew, both of Eustis, Soloman, Plant City; sister, Dozier Park, Donalsonville, Ga.; 45 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; 27 great-great-grandchildren. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Apopka.

JOSEPHINE DEMMA LEIST, 74, Hartley Avenue, Deltona, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Leist was a retired cook. Born in Hartford, Conn., she moved to Central Florida in 1993. She was a member of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, Deltona. Survivors: husband, Joseph L.; sons, Richard, Cromel, Conn., William, East Hartford, Conn., Robert, Orlando; brothers, Angelo Demma, East Haddam, Conn., Phillip Demma, Hartford, Roy Demma, Berlin, Conn., Augustine Demma, Hartford, Anthony Demma, Hollywood; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren. Deltona Memorial Funeral Home, Orange City.

HELEN STAFFORD MCDONALD, 74, Red Sail Lane, Altamonte Springs, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. McDonald was a homemaker. She was born in Sanford. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a member of Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Sanford. Survivors: daughters, Sharon Nuckolls, Satsuma, Pat Healy, Winter Springs, Dayle Baumeister, Longwood; brothers, Frank Stafford, Casselberry, Dentzel Stafford, Sanford; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Gramkow Funeral Home, Sanford.

FELIX NASSAR, 71, Maury Road, Orlando, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mr. Nassar was a jeweler. He was born in Havana, Cuba. He was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church. Survivors: wife, Josephine; sons, Douglas, Winter Springs, Charles, Winter Park; daughter, Alena Nassar Epstein, Orlando; brothers, Anthony, Winter Park, Albert, Casselberry, Jacob, Miami; five grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, Orlando.

MYRTLE PHELPS, 72, Murdock Boulevard, Orlando, died Friday, Oct. 1. Mr. Phelps was a custodian. Born in Springfield, Mass., she moved to Central Florida in 1975. Survivors: daughters, Donna Hassett, Deborah Wendell, Isabel Schnepf, Barbara Penaroque, all of Orlando, Becky Rider, Winter Springs; son, Steven, Bithlo; brother, Richard Centerbar, Fort Pierce; 15 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Goldenrod-Winter Park Chapel.

RAYMOND GRIFFIN RICHARDSON III, 48, Mitchell Way, Eustis, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mr. Richardson was an automotive technician for Florida Regional Emergency Services. He also was a former automotive technician for Sears Roebuck and Co. in Orlando. Born in Florence, S.C., he moved to Central Florida in 1960. He was a member of John Knox Presbyterian Church of Orlando. Survivors: wife, Linda G.; daughters, Suzanne, Sarah, both of Eustis; parents, Sylvia Smoak Richardson and Raymond Griffin Richardson Jr., Florida; brother, Jon, Florida; sister, Penny Richardson Hudson, Florida. Hamlin & Hilbish Funeral Directors, Eustis.

JACK EDMUND ROFF, 67, Heron Drive, Orlando, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Master Sgt. Roff was retired from the Air Force. Born in Binghamton, N.Y., he moved to Central Florida in 1977. He was a member of American Legion. He was Protestant. He was a veteran of the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Survivors: wife, Helen; daughters, Theresa Farmer, Donna Ortkiese, both of Orlando; three grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home-Ivanhoe Chapel, Orlando.

DORIS F. RUPP, 83, Southgate Drive, Kissimmee, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Rupp was a retired activities director for several nursing homes. Born in Philadelphia, she moved to Central Florida in 1987. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Kissimmee. Survivors: husband, Alvin F.; sons, Charles A., Rockledge, David A., Philadelphia; daughter, Marjorie J., Indianapolis; sisters, Violet Hostetter, Patricia Valudes, both of Lancaster, Pa.; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Carey Hand Garden Chapel Home for Funerals, Orlando.

D.F. "VERN" SHIVER, 68, Concord Ave., Orlando, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mr. Shiver was an automobile mechanic. Born in Houston County, Ala., he moved to Central Florida in 1959. He was Protestant. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Survivors: sons, Robert L., Orlando; daughter, Rene L. Harrison, Orlando, Robin, Palatka, Shirley Turner, Homestead; brothers, Richard, Albany, Ga., Vernon, High Point, N.C., David, Larry, both of Eastpoint, Willie, Wewa; four grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Orlando.

ROBERT H. THOMPSON, 47, Beach Boulevard, St. Augustine, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. Thompson was a real estate developer. Born in Fort Monmouth, N.J., he was a former resident of Ormond Beach. Survivors: parents, Donald and Laurette, Ormond Beach; brother, Joseph, Jacksonville; sister, Connie Ball, Charleston, S.C. Haigh-Black Funeral Home, Ormond Beach.

JEROLINE MCDUFFIE TILLIE, 54, 1082 Red Randy Drive, Orlando, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Tillie was a computer specialist. Born in Spring Lake, she moved to Central Florida in 1959. She was Baptist. Survivors: husband, Freddie; son, Cedrick, Orlando; brothers, John McDuffie Jr., Mount Dora, David McDuffie, Leesburg. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Apopka.

NONA "SISTER" WILLIAMS, 92, 1319 S. Lake Ave., Apopka, died Friday, Sept. 24. Mrs. Williams was a homemaker. She was born in Havana. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star Chapter 36, Young Women's Progressive Board and Deaconess Board. She was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors: daughters, Earnestine James, Linda Yarbough, both of Apopka, Cynthia Hartsfield, Orlando; sons, Aubrey Cooper, Orlando, Willie James, Apopka; five grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 24 great-great-grandchildren. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Apopka.

ROY WILLIAMS, 58, 1208 W.18th St., Apopka, died Saturday, Sept. 25. Mr. Williams was a farm worker. Born in Georgia, he moved to Central Florida in 1969. He was Baptist. Survivors: daughters, Mary A. McCloud, Warner Robins, Ga., Sylvia Daniels, Georgia; stepdaughters, Andrea Bridges, Gail Bridges, Pam Bridges, all of Apopka; sisters, Agnes, Tampa, Mary Lee Sutton, Georgia, Pauline Johnson, Georgia; brother, Homer L., Georgia; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Apopka.

GLADIES WYNN, 76, 241 W. Cleveland St., Apopka, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Wynn was a homemaker. Born in Notasulga, Ala., she moved to Central Florida in 1952. She was Baptist. Survivors: husband, Henry Sr.; sons, James, Columbus, Ohio, Henry Jr., Leesburg; sisters, Grace Willis, Mary Pinkard, both of Leesburg. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Apopka.

WILLIAM THOMAS ZACHARIAS, 15, 1629 Hastings Drive, Deltona, died Thursday, Sept. 30. William was a student at Pine Ridge High School. Born in DeLand, he was a lifelong resident of Central Florida. He was a member of ROTC and the wrestling team. Survivors: father, Daniel K., Deltona; mother, Christina M. Mitchell, Longwood; brothers, Robert D., Gainesville, Brian J., David J.R., both of Longwood; sister, Elisabeth A., Longwood. Deltona Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetery, Orange City.

HAZEL B. ALLEN, 80, 1350 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach, died Monday, Sept. 13. Mrs. Allen was a homemaker. She was born in Vernon, Ala. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9986. Survivors: son, William, Narragansett, R.I.; three grandchildren. Baldwin-Hughey Funeral Home, New Smyrna Beach.

NEIL ROBERT ALTMAN, 65, Wildmere Avenue, Longwood, died Wednesday, Sept. 22. Mr. Altman was a technician/installer for Frank Warren Shutters. Born in Fort Wayne, Ind., he moved to Central Florida in in 1994. He was Protestant. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: wife, Julia; sons, Paul, Michael Williams, both of Fort Wayne, Ricky Williams, Cromwell, Ind., Richard Williams, California; daughters, Cassandra Shafer, Fort Wayne, Tina Tobias, Evergreen Park, Ill.; stepmother, Gladys, Longwood; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Tri-County Cremation, Longwood.

MINNIE PEARL ANDERSON, 56, Patterson Avenue, Orlando, died Thursday, Sept. 30, of cancer. Mrs. Anderson worked in public relations for Wal-Mart. Born in Greenwood, she moved to Central Florida in 1961. She was a member of Pine Hills Baptist Church. Survivors: husband, Henry Sr.; son, Henry L. Jr., Orlando; daughter, Gwendolyn E. Maye, Lee, Va.; mother, Ruth Williams, Greenwood; father, Roosevelt Williams Sr., Greenwood; brothers, Roosevelt Williams Jr., Horace Williams, Hubert Williams, Melvin Williams, Calvin Williams, all of Greenwood; sisters, Geneva Williams, Florine Bell, both of Orlando, Rosetta Miller, Marianna; three grandchildren. Mitchell's Funeral Home, Orlando.



KAREN L. BROWNE, 58, South Halifax Avenue, Daytona Beach, died Saturday, Sept. 11. Mrs. Browne was a telemarketer. Born in Toledo, Ohio, she moved to Central Florida in 1989. She was a member of First Christian Church of Daytona. Survivors: husband, Francis X., Fort Lauderdale; brother, Peter Gravengaard, Jacksonville. Halifax Cremation Society, New Smyrna Beach.

SHIRLEY ROSE BRUNCK, 73, Rolling Ridge Court, Orlando, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Brunck was a homemaker. Born in Cincinnati, she moved to Central Florida in 1994. She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church. Survivors: sons, Jim, Orlando, Dan, Melbourne, Rick, Tallahassee; three grandchildren. Dobbs Funeral Home-West Orlando Chapel.

LAWRENCE BUSBY, 74, 830 W. Chelsea St., DeLand, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mr. Busby was a retired maintenance engineer. Born in Memphis, Tenn., he moved to Central Florida in 1960. He was Baptist. Survivors: sons, Houston L., Paisley, Wayne, Houston C., both of Oklahoma; daughter, Valarie F., Oklahoma; brother, Jack, Bushnell; 10 grandchildren. Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home, Kissimmee.

WALTER W. BUSKIRK, 89, 2798 U.S. Highway 1, Edgewater, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mr. Buskirk was a retired steelworker for Taylor Wharton Steel Co. Born in Martins Creek, Pa., he moved to Central Florida in 1978. He was a member of American Legion Post 17, Moose Lodge 1835 and Elks Lodge 1557. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: daughters, Marion Amato, Alice Hoch, Barbara Mowery, all of Pennsylvania; sons, Clarence, Donald, William, all of Pennsylvania; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Hughey Funeral Home, New Smyrna Beach.

JULIAN "HAL" CLARK JR., 58, Trentwood Boulevard, Orlando, died Friday, Oct. 1. Mr. Clark was information services vice president for Attorney's Title Insurance Fund Inc. Born in Tuscumbia, Ala., he moved to Central Florida in 1995. Survivors: wife, Patricia H.; father, Julian H. Sr., Tuscumbia; sister, Beverly C. Whitehead, Tuscumbia; daughters, Christina K., Orlando, Pamela C. Hansard, Tallahassee, Brenda P. Murks, Florence, Ala.; son, Douglas E. Peck, Alamagordo, N.M.; three grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Pine Castle Chapel.

DALE A. CUMMINGS, 65, Shorecrest Drive, Orlando, died Friday, Oct. 1. Mr. Cummings was a former horse trainer at Ben White Raceway. Born in Detroit, he moved to Central Florida in 1979. He was a member of Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star. He was a member of Church of Christ. Survivors: wife, Corene; son, Christopher, Orlando; daughter, Sabrina Parker, Orlando; two grandsons. Carey Hand Garden Chapel Home for Funerals, Orlando.

ROSEMARIE DIROCCA, 26, Burlington Drive, Orlando, died Friday, Oct. 1. Born in New York City, she moved to Central Florida in 1987. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors: parents, Arturo and Isabel, Orlando; daughters, Ginger Batista, Alexa Sotomayor, both of Orlando; sister, Marianne, Orlando. Family Funeral Care-Hunter's Creek, Orlando.

WALTER C. EDGAR, 81, 1421 Elm Terrace, Titusville, died Friday, Oct. 1. Mr. Edgar was a welder. Born in Lansdale, Pa., he moved to Central Florida in 1985. He was a member of Heritage Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: daughter, Linda Eccleston, Titusville; sister, Ann Spencer, Oregon; three grandchildren. Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home, Cocoa Beach.

BARBARA ELLEN GALLANT, 66, 1601 New York Ave., St. Cloud, died Friday, Oct. 1. Mrs. Gallant was a clerk/cashier for Sylvania Corp. Born in Newburyport, Mass., she moved to Central Florida in 1985. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Survivors: husband, Alphonse;, daughters, Susan Fecteau, Ipswich, Mass., Carol Mitchell, Rowley, Mass.; son, Mark, Norfolk, Va.; sisters, Marilyn Sullaway, Danvers, Mass., Marlene Monsein, Melbourne; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Fisk Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Cloud.

JUDSON B. GARVIN, 68, Homosassa, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mr. Garvin was president of Barramundi Corp. Born in Eustis, he moved to Homosassa from Central Florida in 1984. He was a member of Homosassa Game & Fish Club, Last Chance Hunting Club and Florida State Pistol Team. He was Baptist. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: wife, Natholyn A., Windermere; sons, Judson B. III, Jeffrey S., Homosassa; daughters, Elizabeth A., Maitland, Jennifer G. Tatro, Casselberry; three grandchildren. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa.

JAMES LENARD HALL, 74, Messina Avenue, Orlando, died Friday, Oct. 1. Mr. Hall was a painter. Born in Key West, he moved to Central Florida in 1999. He was Methodist. Survivors: brothers, Charles, Miami, Richard, Niagara Falls, N.Y., Alfred Sr., Mitchell Sr., both of Key West; sisters, Ruth Jones, Orlando, Marjorie Lyman, Thelma Smith, both of Key West. Mitchell's Funeral Home, Orlando.

MARIA HELENA HASSETT, 75, 550 Eastwood Lane, Leesburg, died Friday, Oct. 1. Mrs. Hassett was a retired registered nurse. Born in Germany, she moved to Central Florida in 1988. She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Leesburg. She was a veteran of the German Air Force. Survivors: husband, William C.; son, Robert, Harrison, N.Y.; daughters, MaryEllen Brown, Orlando, Barbara, New Rochelle, N.Y.; sister, Elizabeth Harris, Harrison; one grandchild. Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg.

KATHLEEN A. HENRY, 86, Merriwood Drive, Orlando, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Henry was a homemaker. Born in Jamaica, she moved to Central Florida in 1999. She was a member of the Church of Christ, Scientist. Survivors: husband, Richard S.; sons, Kenneth Nembhard, Maurice, both of Orlando, Thurston Williams, Brooklyn, N.Y., Hilroy, Long Island, N.Y.; daughters, Joyce Robinson, Cayman Islands, Pamella Westbrook, Orlando, Yvonne, Sadie, both of West Palm Beach; 26 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home Ivanhoe Chapel, Orlando.

BRENDON "CHOO-CHOO" HILL, 22, 440 Randall St. Orlando, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mr. Hill was a lawn maintenance worker. Born in Orlando, he was a lifelong resident. Survivors: sisters, Cynthia, Angel Williams, Tiffany Campbell, all of Orlando; brothers, Berenson Jr., Brantley, Damien, Deon, Berenson D. Williams, Jamarius Williams, all of Orlando; paternal grandparents, Cryrus, Mamie, both of Orlando. Postell's Mortuary Pine Hills Chapel, Orlando.

CLARENCE "JACK" HOLLIS, 78, Soria Drive, Orlando, died Thursday, Sept. 30, of respiratory failure. Mr. Hollis was a production management specialist. Born in Detroit, he moved to Central Florida in 1986. He was a member of Carter Tabernacle CME Church and its choir. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: wife, Edie; sisters, Lillie Griffin, Ruby Starks, both of Michigan. Brinson's Funeral Home, Orlando.

RICHARD E. HOPKINS SR., 55, Old Mill Circle, Kissimmee, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mr. Hopkins was a salesman of new residential development for Pulte Homes. Born in Cedar Rapids, Ohio, he moved to Central Florida in 1991. He was a member of Orange County Board of Realtors. He was a member of Church of Christ. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors: wife, Delza C.; father, Robert, Cedar Rapids; son, Richard, Salt Lake City; daughter, Laura Spokane, Washington; brothers, Robert H., Des Moines, Iowa, George E., Italy; three grandchildren. Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home, Kissimmee.

ROBERT LEE "BOBBY" HUGHES JR., 25, Overdale Street, Orlando, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mr. Hughes was an herbalist. Born in Orlando, he was a lifelong resident. Survivors: mother, Jean Dacre, Orlando; father, Robert L., Casselberry; brother, Jeffrey R. Casselberry; sister, Laura Mae, Orlando. Sunset Cremations, Altamonte Springs.

BARBARA "BOBBIE" JONES, 66, Orlando, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Ms. Jones was a surgical nurse for the military. Born in Columbus, Ohio, she moved to Central Florida in 1994. She was a member of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church. Survivors: daughter, Sandra L. Armstrong, Columbus; sisters, Marjorie, Cedartown, Ga., Isabelle, Mexico; three grandchildren. Mitchell's Funeral Home Inc., Orlando.

HUGH A. KINCAID, 79, Trailwood Drive, Altamonte Springs, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, of Alzheimer's disease. Mr. Kincaid was a retired truck driver. Born in Coco, W.Va., he moved to Central Florida in 1970. Survivors: wife, Claraetta; sons, James, West Palm Beach, Hugh Jr., Winter Garden; daughters, Betty Hickey, West Palm Beach, Linda, Belpre, Ohio, Sharon, Longwood; brother, Cleon, Canon, Ohio; sisters, Emma Werneske, Springfield, Ohio, Phyllis J. Graham, Elkview, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Semoran-Forest City Chapel.

BEVERLY GAYLE BOOKER KNAPP, 45, Jay Drive, Altamonte Springs, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Knapp was a freight handler for an exposition company. Born in Panama City, she moved to Central Florida in 1966. She attended University Baptist Church. Survivor: companion, Brian Nicholls, Altamonte Springs; daughters, Sundy L. Palmer, Bonnie G. Lawrence, both of Altamonte Springs; son, Anthony Q. Lawrence, Orlando; brother, James L. Booker, Orlando; four granddaughters. Union Park Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, Orlando.

RAMON B. NICHOLS JR., 81, 753 John Carroll Lane, west Melbourne, died Friday, Oct. 1. Cmdr. Nichols was retired from the Navy. Born in Oklahoma City, he moved to Central Florida in 1982. He was a member of Retired Officers Association. Survivors: wife, Mildred A.; son, Keith R., Fredericksburg, Va.; daughter, Kathleen N. Williams, Great Falls, Mont.; sister, Dorace West, Hemet, Calif.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Brownlie & Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne.

CHARLES A. PHILLIPS SR., 70, Lydia Drive, Deltona, died Saturday, Oct. 2. Mr. Phillips was a retired staff sergeant from the Army. Born in Pikeville, Ky., he moved to Central Florida in 1994. He was a member of Sanctuary Church of God, DeLand. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. Survivors: wife, Betty L.; sons, Charles A., Murfreesboro, Tenn., Douglas, Athens, Tenn.; daughter, Marsha L. Wargo, Snellville, Ga.; nine grandchildren. Baldauff Family Funeral home, Orange City.

JAY REESE, 83, 137 Camelia Drive, Leesburg, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mr. Reese was an owner/operator in the automobile industry. Born in Michigan, he moved to Central Florida in 1981. He was a member of Mid-Florida Lakes Singles Club. Survivor: niece, Connie Eason. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis.

JEAN-MICHEL ST. JACQUES, 12, Cabo San Lucas Drive, Orlando, died Friday, Oct. 1, of congestive heart failure. Jean-Michel was a student. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he moved to Central Florida in 1998. He was Baptist. Survivors: mother, Michelle Loriston, Orlando; brothers, Vladimir Charles, Gregory, both of Orlando; sisters, Pascale Lamitie, Chrismene Lamitie, both of Orlando, Berie Domond, West Palm Beach. Mitchell's Funeral Home, Orlando.

PETER SCHAFLINE, 102, Willa Circle, Winter Park, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mr. Schafline was a brick mason. Born in Baltimore, he moved to Central Florida in 1986. He was a member of Bricklayers and Masons Union. He was Methodist. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors: daughter, Laura M. League, Winter Park; one grandson; one great-grandchild. Family Funeral Care, Oviedo.

JAMILEH E. SHIBLY, 85, Santa Rosa Avenue, Titusville, died Saturday, Oct. 2. Mrs. Shibly was a secretary for the United Nations in Lebanon. Born in Palestine, she moved to Central Florida in 1978. She was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, Titusville. Survivors: husband, Elias; daughters, Eliana Haddad, Mirella Mudd, both of Titusville; son, Tony, Titusville; sister, Alice Tarsha, Fort Worth; brothers, Emile Stephan, Titusville, Raymond Stephan, Arlington, Texas, Michael Stephan, George, both of Lebanon; nine grandchildren. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.

FRANCES W. THOMA, 94, Upton Drive, Orlando, died Friday, Oct. 1. Mrs. Thoma was a homemaker. Born in Roosevelt, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1970. She was a member of All Saints Anglican Church, Port St. John. Survivors: sons, Richard E., Charles J., both of Tallahassee; daughters, Jeanette A. de Arrastia, North Carolina, Marjorie A. Daley, Oregon; Mary F. Fleich, Wantagh, N.Y., Margaret A. Dorman, Orlando; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren. Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home, Orlando.

BOBBIE JO THOMPSON, 63, Fern Park Boulevard, Fern Park, died Thursday, Sept. 30. She was born in Georgia. Survivors: sisters, Wanda P. Qualls, Live Oak, Sharon Gayheart, Groveland; brother, Larry Pulliam, Melbourne. Sunset Cremations, Altamonte Springs.

AVA V. TIPTON, 84, Marco Polo Drive, Orlando, died Friday, Oct. 1. Mrs. Tipton was retired from Post Division of General Foods. Born in Gaffney, S.C., she moved to Central Florida in 1982. She was Methodist. Survivors: husband, Maurice; daughter, Gail Walbridge, Orlando; sister, Myrtis Parris, Gaffney, S.C.; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, Orlando.

ETHEL MARY THRONEBURG, 79, Augusta Road, Orlando, died Friday, Oct. 1, of kidney failure. Mrs. Throneburg was a homemaker. Born in New York City, she moved to Central Florida in 1973. She was a member of the Guys and Gals. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Survivors: husband, John C.; daughter, Randa Roberts, Orlando; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Union Park Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, Orlando.

LEONA F. KINSELLA TURNER, 87, Victory Palm, Edgewater, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Turner was a business owner. Born in Piqua, Ohio, she moved to Central Florida in 1972. She was a member of American Women's Business Association. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church. Survivors: daughters, Clara Finnerty, Littleton, Colo., Joann Holderby, Edgewater; sons, Joseph Kinsella, Patrick Kinsella, both of Piqua; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Hughey Funeral Home, New Smyrna Beach.

STEPHEN M. VICK, 47, Greylynne Street, died Saturday, Oct. 2, of cancer. Born in Panama City, he moved to Central Florida in 1952. He was Protestant. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors: parents, John C. Sr., Rosaline, both of Orlando; sisters, Patricia C. Taylor, Orlando, Deborah R. Senter, Springfield, Va.; brother, John C. Jr., Milford, Ohio. Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, Orlando.

GERTRUDE E. VICKERS, 74, Forest Circle, Orlando, died Friday, Oct. 1, of diabetes. Mrs. Vickers was a homemaker. Born in Flomation, Ala., she moved to Central Florida in 1926. She was a member of Post Office Women's Auxiliary, Droves Does, and Orange County Homemakers Council. She was a member of North Park Baptist Church. Survivors: husband, James I.; daughter, Pamela Goodrich, Longwood; brother, Milton D. Stokes, San Antonio, Nathaniel Bilbray, Crystal River; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Orlando.

STEVEN R. VANDERPLOW, 48, South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, died Saturday, Oct. 2. Mr. Vanderplow worked in maintenance for an apartment complex. Born in Roseland, Ill., he moved to Central Florida in 1969. He was Protestant. Survivors: mother, Lois White, Murphy, N.C.; father, William White, Murphy; brothers, Roy Jr., Spartanburg, S.C., Robert, Oland Hills, Ill., William, Andrews, N.C.; sister, Sharon, Andrews, N.C. Mitchell's Funeral Home, Orlando.

FRANK WEBB, 82, Usher Avenue, Orlando, died Friday, Oct. 1. Mr. Webb was a store manager. Born in Norwalk, Conn., he moved to Central Florida in 1963. He was Christian. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Beverly M.; sons, Frank, Winter Park, Sal, Victor, both of Orlando; daughters, Margaret Childress, Mahopac, N.Y., Jean Burch, Dry Prong, La.; stepsister, Grace Peterson, Lake Worth; brother, H. Chubby, Port St. Lucie, Alberto McDaniel, South Norwalk, Conn.; sisters, Myrtle Sakulich, Manchester, Ind., Mary Marlow, Milford, Conn., Irma Fransca, Darien, Conn.; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home-Conway Chapel, Orlando.

CHARLES D. WILLIAMS, 82, 2703 Wood St., Leesburg, died Saturday, Oct. 2. Mr. Williams was a retired yard switchman for the Seaboard Airline Railroad. Born in Tampa, he moved to Central Florida in 1938. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church, Leesburg. Survivors: wife, Hilda B.; sons, Curtis D., Larry O., both of Blackshear, Ga., Delmer E., Calhoun, Ga., Kenneth, Leesburg; daughter, Cecelia A. Strickland, Wildwood; sister, Ruth Farkus, Wildwood; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg.

JIMMIE GREEN WILLIAMS, 74, Bunche Street, Orlando, died Friday, Oct. 1. Mrs. Williams was a child-care specialist. She was born in Cocoa. She was a member of Pyramid Club and Elks Lodge. She was also a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Orlando. Survivors: husband, Ozzie; sons, Derrice Green, Donald Green, Garfield Green, all of Orlando; daughter, Lavern Gardner, Orlando; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Mitchell's Funeral Home, Orlando.

MYRTICE ALBERTA YAWN, 86, Skyline Drive, Kissimmee, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Yawn was a homemaker. Born in Milan, Ga., she moved to Central Florida in 1946. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Orlando. Survivors: son, Robert L., Kissimmee; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home-Ivanhoe Chapel, Orlando.

FREDERICK J. ZURNEY, 64, Carbone Way, Apopka, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, of cancer. Mr. Zurney was a fleet manager for Walgreens. Born in Cleveland, he moved to Central Florida in 1978. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Apopka. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Survivors: wife, Darlene; daughters, Lynne Criswell, Lorraine Wilson, both of Apopka; mother, Wilma Zalewski, Port Charlotte; three grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Semoran-Forest City Chapel.


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