EMILY BOX, 83
... industrial nurse
MRS. BOX, 106 Mockingbird Lane, Eustis, died Friday, June 19, of a
heart attack. She was a retired industrial nurse for Corning Glass of Corning,
N.Y. Born in Caton, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1977. She was
a member of Midway Baptist Church, Leesburg. She was a member of Amaranth
Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors: son, Thomas, Corning; daughters,
Nancy Lee King, King Ferry, N.Y., Audrey Jean Sciorra, Roswell, Ga.; brothers,
Alfred Davies, Leesburg, Richard Davies, Altoona, Raymond Davies, Pennsylvania;
sister, Dorothy Snyder, Torrance, Calif.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Hamlin and Hilbish Funeral Directors, Eustis.
WALTER L. SHROPSHIRE, 80
... senior pastor of Baker Street Church of God in Christ
THE REV. SHROPSHIRE, Harris Lake Road, Fruitland Park, died Friday,
June 19, of a heart attack. He was a senior pastor of Baker Street Church
of God in Christ. Born in Fairburn, Ga., he moved to Central Florida in
1975. He was a member of Leesburg Ministerial Alliance and vice president
of Christian Brotherhood Union. He was also a member of NAACP. Survivors:
wife, Elvira; sons, Walter, Paul Lee, Dennie Michael, Jerone F., all of
Detroit; daughters, Doris Riser, Charlene Breakfield, both of Detroit,
Sandra Holly, Tampa, Lolita Brown, Fruitland Park; brother, Floyd, Detroit;
sisters, Ethel Askew, Romulus, Mich., Ruth Curry, Atlanta, Essie Denham,
Tyrone, Ga.; 25 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Hayes Brothers Funeral
RUFUS EMERY CARTER, 92
... retired from Allen County Motors
MR. CARTER, 743 Calliandra Court, Leesburg, died Wednesday, June 24.
He was retired from Allen County Motors Ford dealership, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Born in Lawrence County, Ind., he moved to Central Florida in 1973. He
was Baptist. He was a member of Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite, both in
Fort Wayne. Survivors: daughter, Marilyn Douglas, Leesburg; brothers, Ray,
Sarasota, Rex, Englewood. Page-Theus-Blanchard Funeral Home, Leesburg.
DANIEL J. GOODE, 33
... banking consultant
MR. GOODE, Muriel Street, Orlando, died Monday, June 22. He was a banking
consultant. Born in Cincinnati, he moved to Central Florida in 1982. Survivors:
parents, Edward and Judith, Tavares; brother, Edward, Fort Worth, Texas;
sister, Amy Jack, Wadsworth, Ohio; companion, Kent Thorne, Orlando. Baldwin-Fairchild-Oaklawn
Park Cemetery and Funeral Home, Lake Mary.
GENEVIEVE T. MCHENRY, 85
MRS. MCHENRY, 25235 Mardon Circle, Paisley, died Sunday, June 21. She
was a homemaker. Born in Huntington County, Pa., she moved to Central Florida
in 1994. She was Protestant. Survivors: daughters, Susan Hertzog, Paisley,
Sandra, Camp Hill, Pa.; sister, Charlotte Parsons, Mount Union, Pa.; six
grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Steverson Funeral Home, Tavares.
HARRY A. LOWTHER JR., 76
... manufacturing salesman
MR. LOWTHER, 1211 E. Caroline St., Tavares, died Wednesday, June 24.
He was a manufacturing salesman. Born in Detroit, he moved to Central Florida
from Wellington in 1993. He was Episcopalian. He was an Army Air Forces
veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Jean L.; daughters, Judy Boggs,
Lake Bluff, Ill., Margot Mazur, Cedarburg, Wis., Debbie Anderson, Cambridge,
N.Y.; five grandchildren. Allen J. Harden Funeral Home, Mount Dora.
JOSE ``SHORTY'' RIVERA, 41
MR. RIVERA, Jarrell Avenue, Wildwood, died Tuesday, June 23. Born in
Brooklyn, N.Y., he moved to Central Florida in 1991. He was a member of
Glory Chapel Outreach. Survivors: wife, Belinda; sons, Nelson, Wildwood,
Jesse, Fort Benning, Ga.; parents, Gregoria and Liborio, Yabucoa, Puerto
Rico; brothers, Edwardo, Belleville, N.J., Benito, Brooklyn; sister, Annette
Rios, Wildwood; one grandson. Banks-Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.
KENNETH RUSSELL WALKER, 73
... retired military police officer
MR. WALKER, County Road 134, Wildwood, died Wednesday, June 24. He
was a retired military police officer for the Army and a veteran of World
War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Born in Bradford, Pa., he moved
to Central Florida in 1978. He was Protestant. Survivors: wife, Sylvia;
sons, Kenneth Jr., Manassas, Va., Jeffrey, Wildwood; daughters, Charice
Cornish, Dandridge, Tenn., Terry McEwen, Wildwood, Michelle Srpinger, Barton,
N.Y.; three grandchildren. Banks-Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.