Miscellaneous Citrus County, Florida Obituaries - 1998

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Colin Armour, 93, of Beverly Hills
Colin L. Armour, 93, of Beverly Hills died in Gainesville on Wednesday, April 8, 1998. He was born in Bridgeport, Conn., on April 3, 1905, and moved here from there 10 years ago. He was a retired supervisor in the paper box industry. He was an Episcopalian and a member of the Christ Church in Bridgeport.
Surviving are his wife, Florence Armour of Beverly Hills; two brothers, George F. Armour and William Armour, both of Bridgeport; two sisters, Ruby Bergstone of Redding, Conn. and Mildren Shomaky of Bridgeport; and many nieces and nephews.
Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills.

Linda Cain, 48, of Crystal River
Linda A. Cain, 48, of Crystal River died Saturday, April 11, 1998, at her home under the care of her loving family, friends and Hospice of Citrus County. She was born on Jan. 27, 1950, to Martha A. and Thomas Grady Alday Jr. in Gainesville, and moved here from Alachua 13 years ago. 
She was a physical therapist assistant with Quality Care & Rehabilitation. She was a Protestant. She graduated from the University of South Florida.
Surviving are her daughter, Martha Ann Andrews of Crystal River; a son, Wallace Cain Jr. of Crystal River; her mother, Martha A. Swick Alday of Gainesville; a brother, Tom Alday of Winter Park; three sisters, Sandra Roberts of Crystal River, Suzanne McDuffie of Lake City and Jane Hindery of Alachua; three nephews, John Roberts of Dunnellon, Thomas McDuffie of Lake City and Louis Hindery of Alachua; three nieces, Lesley Harnig of Winter Park, Ashley McDuffie of Lake City and Dana Hindery of Alachua.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Citrus County, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto, Fla., 34461. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Brown Funeral Home, Crystal River.

Margaret Cunliffe, 66, of Crystal River
Margaret Jane Kennedy Cunliffe, 66, of Crystal River died Saturday, April 11, 1998, at Ocala Regional Medical Center. She was born in Brooklyn and came here two years ago after living in Las Vegas, Nev., and Saraland, Ala. She was a retired receptionist. She was Roman Catholic.
Surviving are her husband of 49 years, Thomas Cunliffe of Beverly Hills; a daughter, Anne Gladky of Miami Beach; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, Arthur Kennedy, who died in 1993.
Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River.

Roberta Hendricks, 65, of Floral City
Roberta G. ''Bert'' Hendricks, 65, of Floral City died Friday, April 10, 1998, at her home under the loving care of her family. She was born in Indiana on Jan. 12, 1933, to the late Grover and Emily Butler Cool, and moved here 15 years ago from Clearwater. She was a homemaker and a Navy veteran who served during the Korean War. She was a Presbyterian.
Surviving are her husband of 48 years, William P. Hendricks; two sons, David P. Hendricks of Palm Harbor and Douglas W. Hendricks of Gulf Stream; a daughter, Lorraine ''Gail'' Campagna of Palm Beach Gardens; a brother, James Cool of Burbank, Calif.; a sister, Dora Clark of Hudson, Ind.; and four grandchildren.
Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

Hazel Smith, 83, of Inverness
Hazel Irene Smith, 83, of Inverness died Sunday, April 12, 1998. She was born in Quincy, Ky., and came here 20 years ago from Worthington, Ky. She was a Methodist. She was the wife to the late Troy H. Smith, who died Feb. 20, 1994.
Surviving are a son, Joseph L. Smith of Jacksonville; three daughters, Judith T. Hall and her husband Chuck of Inverness, Nina P. Rowe and her husband Alfred of St. Louis, Mo., and Helen Hacker and her husband Louis of Commerce Township, Mich.; two brothers, Charles E. Truitt of Somonia, Calif., and Norman H. Truitt of Virginia Beach, Va.; a sister, Elizabeth R. Box of Memphis, Tenn.; 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. 
Hooper Funeral Home, Inverness.

Margaret Cunliffe, 66, Crystal River
Margaret Jane Kennedy Cunliffe, 66, of Crystal River died Saturday, April 11, 1998, at Ocala Regional Medical Center. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., she came here two years ago after living in Las Vegas, Nev., and Saraland, Ala. She was a retired receptionist. She was Roman Catholic.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Thomas Cunliffe of Crystal River; two sons, Thomas Gladky of Winston Salem, N.C., and Kevin Cunliffe of Beverly Hills; a daughter, Anne Gladky of Miami Beach and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, Arthur Kennedy, in 1993.
Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River.

Jason Davis, 22, of Ocala 
Jason Allen Davis, 22, of Ocala died at his residence Saturday, April 11, 1998. Born in Hollywood, Fla., he was a lifetime resident. He was a graduate of Dunnellon High School. He was an electrician.
He is survived by his mother, Rebecca Davis of Ocala; one sister, Rachael A. Davis of Ocala; his grandparents, Oliver and Carolyn Shultis of Ocala; and a aunt, LoRean E. Semler of Ocala. Also survived by one uncle, two aunts and four cousins.
Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon.

Gene Guiney, 75, of Homosassa 
Gene E. Guiney, 75, of Homosassa died Sunday, April 12, 1998, at Seven Rivers Community Hospital. He was born in Christopher, Ill., and came to Homosassa 20 years ago from Palm Harbor, Fla. Mr. Guiney was retired superintendent for the Walsh Construction Company in New York; Army Air Corps pilot in World War II; and past member of the Carpenters Union No. 2292 in Ocala. He was Protestant.
Surviving are his loving companion, Barbara Schaffter; three sons, Steve R. of Spring Hill, David A. of Grovetown, Ga., and Jody G. of Homosassa; one daughter, Jeanette Draughon of Orlando; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

Thelma Monbarren, 64, of Homosassa 
Thelma Mae Barnette Monbarren, 64, of Homosassa died at home on Sunday, April 12, 1998. Born in Crittenden, Ky., on Jan. 1, 1934, to General H. and Virtie Bolling Barnette, she came here 15 years ago from Williamstown, Ky. Mrs. Monbarren was a produce clerk for Hudson Food Stores. She was a member of the Chassahowitzka Christian Church.
Surviving are her husband, Leo Monbarren of Homosassa; four sons, Ray Conrad of Williamstown, Ky., Bubby Conrad of Dry Ridge, Ky., Tommy Conrad and Michael Conrad both of Williamstown, Ky.; one stepson, James Lee Monbarren of St. Petersburg; one stepdaughter, Denise Kunkle of St. Petersburg; two brothers, George Barnette of Glencoe, Ky., and Larry Roberts of Glencoe, Ky.; five sisters, Virginia Price of Glencoe, Ky., Anna Pelfrey of Dry Ridge, Ky., Hazel Cammack of Warsaw, Ky., Margaret Steger and Sherry Cook both of Glencoe, Ky.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

George Payzant, 94, of Citrus Springs 
George Taylor Payzant, 94, of Citrus Springs died Sunday, April 12, 1998, at Seven Rivers Community Hospital in Crystal River. He was born in Summerville, Mass., and came to Citrus Springs in 1971 from Lynnfield, Mass. Mr. Payzant was a retired purchasing agent for General Electric. He was involved with the building of the first jet engine during World War II. He was a Presbyterian. He was a member of Rainbow's End Country Club, Active, Horseshoe Club of Citrus Springs; first acting president of Citrus Springs Civic Club; Lynnfield Masonic Lodge AFM and the Jet Pioneer's Club.
Surviving are his wife, Rachel Olmsted Payzant of Citrus Springs; son, George Lee Payzant of Ocala; and several nieces and nephews.
Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon.

Andree Reis, 75, of Citrus Springs 
Andree Mae Reis, 75, of Citrus Springs died Sunday, April 12, 1998, at Ocala Regional Medical Center. She was born in Covington, Ky., and came to Citrus Springs 15 years ago from Orlando. Mrs. Reis was a retired beautician. She was a member of the Women of the Moose, Crystal River.
Surviving are her husband, Leonard Reis of Citrus Springs; son, Dr. Lawrence Reis of Kissimmee; daughter, Andree Shiber of Crystal River; sister, Bertha Henneberry of Riverside, N.J.; and three grandsons.
Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon.

Gene Sanders, 70, of Floral City 
Gene Arthur Sanders, 70, of Floral City died Sunday, April 12, 1998. He was born in Tampa, and came to Floral City nine years ago from Jacksonville. Mr. Sanders was a retired superintendent of Highway Division and Public Works for the City of Jacksonville after 38 years; belonged to the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army; U.S. Coast Guard; Merchant Marines; and a World War II Army veteran. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Inverness.
Surviving are his wife, Marjorie Yoder Sanders of Floral City; two sons, Emory of Woodstock, Ga., and Levant of Flowery Branch, Ga.; and four grandchildren.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness Chapel.

Gladys Towne, 93, of Inverness 
Gladys Irene Towne, 93, of Inverness died Monday, April 13, 1998. She was born in Byron, Minn., and came to Inverness eight years ago from Leesburg. Mrs. Towne was a Lutheran. She was the wife of the late Mr. Gerald Towne, who died in November 1990.
Surviving are her two sons, James Towne of Leesburg and Gary Towne of Fort White; two daughters, Mrs. Beverly Miller of Wildwood and Mrs. Marilyn Brooks of Inverness; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness Chapel.

Lois Allen, 90, of Inverness 
Lois P. Allen, 90, of Inverness died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at her residence. 
She was born in Dexter, Ga., to the late Wilbur and Minervia Priest Puckett and was a lifetime resident of Citrus County. Mrs. Allen was a member of the Inverness First United Methodist Church; Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority; Citrus County Retired Teachers Association; Florida Retired Teachers Association; National Retired Teachers Association; Past Worthy Matron and a 50-year member of the Floral City Order of Eastern Star No. 164. She retired in 1971 from the Citrus County Board of Education after teaching school for 46 years in Citrus County. Mrs. Allen was a 1925 graduate of Citrus High School; attended Florida State College for Women, Tallahassee; and received her BA and MA degrees from the University of Florida. 
She was wife of the late Mr. Irby Irving Allen, who died Dec. 19, 1944, and sister of the late Lawrence K. Puckett; Gene M. Puckett; Louise R. Puckett (her twin); Earlene B. Harmon; and Fannie G. Puckett.
Surviving are her brother and sister-in-law, George J. and Irene Puckett of Brooksville; three sisters, Mrs. Wilma P. Steadman of Inverness, Mrs. Vivian P. Higganbotham of Floral City, and Mrs. Ethel P. Winn of Crystal River; a brother-in-law, Harold Harmon of Inverness; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Iva Puckett of Floral City and Mrs. Ruby Puckett of Columbus, Ga.; and many nieces, nephews, close relatives and friends.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness Chapel.

Clifford Brady, 71, of Citrus Hills 
Clifford Harry Brady, 71, of Citrus Hills died Saturday, April 11, 1998. He was born in Wickliffe, Ohio, and came to Citrus Hills eight years ago from Coral Springs. Mr. Brady was a retired electrician; member of Gideons International; Lions Club of Coral Springs; Paralyzed Veterans Association; North Oak Baptist Church, Citrus Springs. He was a World War II Navy veteran.
Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Janet Nelson Brady of Citrus Hills; son, Dan C. of Geneva, Ohio; five daughters, Mrs. Colleen Phillips of Perry, Ohio, Mrs. Marleen Woodrow of Indianapolis, Ind., Mrs. Eileen Brown of Torrance, Calif., Mrs. Kathleen Lindner of Live Oak, Fla., and Mrs. Darleen Randall of Fort White; brother, Jack Brady of Covina, Calif.; sister, Mrs. Eileen Searight of Yucaipa, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Mildred Crews, 85, of Homosassa 
Mildred M. Crews, 85, of Homosassa died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at Seven Rivers Community Hospital, Crystal River. She was born in St. Louis, Mo., and came to Homosassa 25 years ago from Pontiac, Mich. Mrs. Crews was a homemaker. She was Catholic.
Surviving are her husband, Earl J. Crews of Homosassa; two sons, Raymond Roberts and Thomas Roberts, both of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two daughters, Shirley Horten of Highland, Mich., and Christine Ehgotz of Milford, Mich.; one stepson, David E. Crews of Caseville, Mich.; 24 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

Ethel Engle, 93, of Dunnellon 
Ethel E. Engle, 93, of Dunnellon died Sunday, April 12, 1998. She was born on Jan. 13, 1905, in Dayton, Ohio, and came to Dunnellon 15 years ago from Fort Lauderdale. 
Mrs. Engle was a homemaker. She was Protestant.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary Jo Casper of South Bend, Ind., and Marilyn L. Jamison of Dunnellon; a sister, Maybell Ward of Huntington, Ind.; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and one niece.
Fero Funeral Homes, Dunnellon Chapel.

Sylvia Houle, 85, of Lawrence, Mass.
Sylvia A. (Camire) Houle, 85, of Lawrence, Mass., died Saturday, March 28, 1998, at Town Manor Nursing Home. Mrs. Houle, a retired employee of the Pacific Mills, was born in Lawrence and had lived there all of her life. She was a member of St. Monica Parish in Methuen, Mass.
She is survived by her husband, Hector H. Houle; a son, Richard of Hernando; a sister, Lillian Legare of Wakefield, R.I.; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are under the direction of Racicot Funeral Home, 256 Broadway, Lawrence, Mass.

Gertrude Lown, 81, of Dunnellon 
Gertrude Elizabeth Lown, 81, of Dunnellon died Sunday, April 12, 1998, at her residence. She was born in Cortland, N.Y., and came to Dunnellon in 1973 from New York State. Mrs. Lown was a retired newspaper printer. She was Methodist.
Surviving are three daughters, Judith Hendricks of Dunnellon, Laurel Lown and Sharon Havens, both of Otego, N.Y.; two sons, Robert W. Lown Jr. and Richard A. Lown, both of Ocala; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon.

Margaret O'Halloran, 83, of Inverness 
Margaret A. O'Halloran, 83, of Inverness died at home Monday, April 13, 1998. Born in Union City, N.J., on Sept. 24, 1914, she came here 24 years ago with her late husband, John O'Halloran, from Staten Island, N.Y. She was an assistant chief operator with the New York Telephone Company, member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish and Telephone Pioneers of America.
Surviving are four nieces, Maureen Foley of New York City, N.Y., Nancy Maguire, Mary E. Maguire, and Patty Caputo, all of Staten Island, N.Y.; and two nephews, Joel Hughes of Inverness and Tommy Maguire of Staten Island, N.Y.
Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

Joseph Paliotta, 53, of Inverness 
Joseph Armando Paliotta, 53, of Inverness died Monday, April 13, 1998, at Mariner Health of Inverness. Born in Bronx, N.Y., on Aug. 27, 1944, Mr. Paliotta came to Citrus County 15 years ago from Vero Beach. He was a transmission mechanic. He was Catholic.
Surviving are his wife, Marlene J. Paliotta; one son, Joseph of Oneonta, N.Y.; one daughter, Melissa Paliotta of Santa Moriches, N.Y.; his parents, Amedco and Evelyn (DiCostanzo) Paliotta of New York City, N.Y.; one brother, Frank A. of Kings Park, N.Y.; one sister, Phyllis Rocchi of Chestnut Ridge, N.Y.; and two grandchildren.
Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

Tillie Pedersen, 100, of Lecanto 
Tillie Othilie Pedersen, 100, of Lecanto died Monday, April 13, 1998. A native of Norway, she came to Lecanto 14 years ago from Port Richey. She was a homemaker. She was Lutheran.
She is survived by her sister, Bertha (Bibi) Madland of Norway; one nephew, Edward Gilbert of West Virginia; and a good friend, Elizabeth Weigl of Homosassa.
Fero Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Emma Resor, 81, of Beverly Hills 
Emma LuCile Resor, 81, of Beverly Hills died Monday, April 13, 1998. She was born in Colwell, Iowa, and came to Beverly Hills 15 years ago from Fort Myers. Mrs. Resor was a member of the Beverly Hills Community Church, Beverly Hills; and a volunteer worker.
Surviving are her husband, Gloyd Mack Spillman Resor of Beverly Hills; two sons, Alan G. Resor, M.D., of Columbus, Ohio, and Michael S. Resor of Nashville, Tenn.; one daughter, Mrs. DeOnne K. Gronlund of Louisburg, Pa.; two sisters, Mrs. Anen Korinke of Walnut Creek, Calif., and Mrs. Harriet M. Butzlaff of N. Fort Myers; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Lillie Rezuta, 90, of Venice, Fla.
Lillie Cato Rezuta, 90, of Venice, Fla., died Sunday, April 12, 1998. She was born in Inverness, and moved to Venice in 1965 from Miami. She was a registered nurse for 35 years and worked at various medical institutions. She worked for Florida Power and Light for six years before retiring in 1965. She was a Baptist.
She is survived by two sisters, Millie Sargent of St. Petersburg and Carrie Fulford of Homosassa; and one brother, James Cato of Homosassa.
Burial and services will be in Homosassa. Lemon Bay Funeral Home, Venice Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Joseph Shetrone, 76, of Hernando 
Joseph Shetrone, 76, of Hernando died Monday, April 13, 1998. He was born in Los Angeles, Calif., and came to Hernando 30 years ago from there. Mr. Shetrone was a retired aircraft draftsman and a World War II Marine veteran.
Surviving are his wife, Verneice Parker Shetrone of Hernando; three sons, Brad of Jacksonville, Ark., Greg of Long Beach, Calif., and John of Hernando; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Jane Sigmon of Ocala; brother, Ross of Los Angeles, Calif.; sister, Mrs. Mable Tabor of Los Angeles, Calif.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness Chapel.

Randall Smith, 38, of Clearwater
Randall J. Smith, 38, a native of St. Petersburg died Monday, April 13, 1998, at his residence in Clearwater where he moved to a year ago from St. Petersburg. He was a former Poster Child for Easter Seals, a baseball coach for the Little League at Northwest Youth Center and a coach for the Dixie Jr. Rebels Football in St. Petersburg.
Mr. Smith is survived by his father, Leonard R. Smith of Inglis; three brothers, Leonard E., Timothy J. both of Inglis, Douglas R. of St. Petersburg; one niece and two nephews.
R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

Nardo Badessa, 75, of Inverness 
Nardo Carmen Badessa, 75, of Inverness died Monday, April 13, 1998, at Citrus Memorial Hospital. Born in Chelsea, Mass., on July 16, 1922, to Peter and Catherine SinDoni Badessa, he came here eight years ago from Peabody, Mass. He was a retired serviceman in the heating/air conditioning industry.
Surviving are his wife, Anna Hagen Badessa of Inverness; three sons, Gary P. of Lecanto; Wayne N. and Donald E. both of Inverness; three sisters, Antoinette Badessa of Chelsea, Mass.; Tina Cromer of Malden, Mass.; and Camilla ''Connie'' Lee of Somerville, Mass.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

Mildred Farnsworth, 90, of Brooksville 
Mildred R. Farnsworth, 90, of Brooksville died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at Brooksville Health Care Center. Mrs. Farnsworth came here 20 years ago from her native South Bend, Ind. She was a homemaker. She was a Protestant. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star and Avalon Grotto, both in South Bend, Ind. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Farnsworth, Dec. 4, 1997.
Surviving are two sons, Earl Farnsworth and George Farnsworth, both of Homosassa; one daughter, Roberta J. Miller of Homosassa; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

Bernardo Sceri Sr., 77, of Ocala 
Bernardo G. Sceri Sr., 77, of Ocala died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at his residence. Born in Manhattan, N.Y., he came to Florida from Astoria, N.Y., and was retired with import-export company Freight Forwarder. He was a Roman Catholic. He served in the United States Army.
Surviving are four sons, Joseph P. Sr. of Dunnellon, Bernardo of Budd Lake, N.J., Philip of Astoria, N.Y., and Mario of Ocala; one daughter, Caroline Sceri of Ocala; one sister, Vinnie Ragone of Leesburg; and three grandchildren.
Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon.

Santa Weigold, 68, of Inverness 
Santa ''Sandra'' Weigold, 68, of Inverness died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, in Boston, Mass. Mrs. Weigold came to this area 10 years ago from Brockton, Mass. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Inverness First Lutheran Church.
She is survived by four sons, James and wife, Ivy, of Norfolk, Mass.; Herbert and wife, Gail, of Bridgewater, Mass.; Kevin and wife, Karen, of Shrewsbery, Mass.; and Wayne and wife, Ann, of Middletown, Mass.; one brother, Sam Saraceno of Floral City; one sister, Josephine Patreno of Inverness; and 10 grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Childrens Hospital in Boston, Mass.
Cartwright Funeral Home, Randolph, Mass.

Jaimes Adames, 73, of Inverness 
Jaimes Adames, 73, of Inverness died Tuesday, April 14, 1998. He was born in Bogota, Colombia, and came to Inverness three months ago from there. Mr. Adames was a retired factory worker. He was Catholic.
Surviving are his wife, Lucila Adames; son, Fabio Adames of Caldwell, N.J.; daughter, Mrs. Gloria Marlene Camargo of Bogota, Colombia; two brothers, Guillermo Adames of Inverness and Carlow A. Adames of Bogota, Colombia; and four grandchildren.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness Chapel.

Harold Almony, 84, of Dunnellon 
Harold Ernest Almony, 84, of Dunnellon died Wednesday, April 15, 1998. He was born June 19, 1913, in Andover, N.Y., and came to Dunnellon 12 years ago from Marionville, Pa. Mr. Almony was a retired quality control inspector in the electronic industry. He was Methodist. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Edward W. Penno VFW Post No. 4864 of Citrus Springs.
Surviving are his wife, Mae B. Almony of Citrus Springs; two sisters, Ruth Behanna of Beaver Falls, Pa., and Betty Cole of Cuba, N.Y.; and several nephews and nieces.
Fero Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Thelma Brock, 82, of Inverness 
Thelma Mallie Brock, 82, of Inverness died Wednesday, April 15, 1998, at Mariner Health of Inverness. Born in Gardenville, Fla., on Oct. 27, 1915, to the late Ira D. and Georgia V. Smith, she came here 21 years ago from Sarasota. Mrs. Brock was a nurse's aide. She was Baptist.
She is survived by one brother, Gilbert Smith of Bonifay; one sister, Pauline Fuller of San Antonio, Texas; one brother-in-law, Fred L. Burney of Inverness; two nieces, Sheila Smith and Betty Faye; and three nephews, Gene Smith, Jimmy Smith and Bobby Smith.
Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

Leslie Davis, 63, of Inverness 
Leslie ''Buck'' Davis, 63, of Inverness died Thursday, April 16, 1998. He was born in Squire, W. Va., and came to Inverness 41 years ago from Coleman. Mr. Davis was a retired school teacher for Withlacoochee Technical Institute after 13 years. He was a heavy equipment mechanic. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Inverness. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Carol Binney Davis; son, Mark C. Davis; daughter, Ms. Theresa Davis, all of Inverness; five brothers, Edgar Davis of Inverness, Darold ''Skeet'' Davis of Coleman, David Davis of Palatka, Herbert Davis Jr. of Starke and Phillip Davis of Floral City; four sisters, Mrs. Nola Love of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. Sonya Sexton of Plant City, Mrs. Wanda Loftus of Syma, Tenn., and Mrs. Marie Reecie Lastinger of Vero Beach; and two granddaughters, Shakiera Taylor and Courtney Davis.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness Chapel.

Paul Mauget, 76, of Inverness 
Paul Wayne Mauget, 76, of Inverness died Thursday, April 16, 1998. He was born in Newport, Ky., and came to Inverness 18 years ago from Miami where he lived for 30 years. Mr. Mauget was an owner/operator of a bait and tackle shop. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a Protestant. He was a World War II Army veteran.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Lucille Fisher Mauget of Inverness and his daughter, Ms. Debi S. Mauget of Orlando.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness Chapel.

Dorothy McLaughlin, 86, of Homosassa 
Dorothy M. McLaughlin, 86, of Homosassa died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at Seven Rivers Community Hospital, Crystal River. She was born in Hegewisch, Ill., and came to Homosassa three years ago from Stuart. Mrs. McLaughlin was a retired secretary. She was a Methodist. She was past president of the Women's Auxiliary of Fraternal Order of Police in Gary, Ind.
She is survived by two sons, John and wife Mary McLaughlin of Sugarmill Woods, Homosassa, and Patrick and wife Susan McLaughlin of Fort Lauderdale; one brother, Ned Marich of Portage, Ind.; one sister, Nada Martin of Portage, Ind.; six grandchildren, James, Michael, David, Jill, Jenny and Tim; and two great-grandsons.
Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.


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