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Date: Friday, 27 January 2017, at 7:55 p.m.

Gladys Dixon, 90 Hawthorne

Gladys Estelle Dixon, 90, Hawthorne, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at North Florida Rehab & Specialty of Gainesville.

Born in Bibb County, Ga., she moved to Hawthorne in 1962 from Macon, Ga.

She was a retired weaver for a cotton mill.

She is survived by three sons, Lamar Dixon of Hawthorne, Wayne Dixon of Denver, Colo., and Richard Dixon of Dunnellon; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Roberts Funeral Home, Dunnellon.

Wallace ‘Wally’ Jones, 82 Inverness

Wallace Cole “Wally” Jones, 82, Inverness, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness.

Born in Lincoln County, W.Va., to Ervin and Amy Ruth (Sheets) Jones, he came here 25 years ago from St. Louis, Mich.

He was a retired tax accountant. He was a member of the First Church of God. He was a member of the Michigan Country Music Hall of Fame. He was listed in Strathmore’s Who’s Who and was a Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Dorthy (Story) Jones; two sons, Wally Jones II and Robert Jones, both of Inverness; three daughters, Autumn Bowers of Apopka, and Clara Jean Pitts and Judy Mann, both of Alma, Mich.; brother, Ervin Jones of Reed City, Mich.; sister, Hilda Jamison of Reed City, Mich.; and six grandchildren, Leslie, Wally III, Kara, Kevin, Michelle and Lori.

Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.

Jesse Medeiros, 79 Inverness

Jesse Medeiros, 79, Inverness, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at home under the care of his family and Hospice.

A native of New Bedford, Mass., he was born Oct. 13, 1922, to Manuel and Mary Medeiros. He came to Florida in 1995 from Norwalk, Conn.

He retired from the Liggett Drug Company in Stanford, Conn., as a warehouse director.

He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, having served on the USS Newport, Omaha, and Fall River. He was a life member of VFW Post No. 4337, Inverness.

He was preceded by his son, Michael, and two brothers, John and Manuel.

Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Lillian Vickers Medeiros of Inverness; two daughters, June Stanley of Inverness and Sandra Medeiros of Dartmouth, Mass.; one stepdaughter, Patty Nolan of Santa Ana, Calif.; two brothers, Charles Medeiros of New Bedford, Mass., and Joseph Medeiros of North Dartmouth, Mass.; one sister, Gloria Rodrigues of New Bedford, Mass.; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.

Vera Seleck, 76 DeLand

Vera Lily Seleck, 76, DeLand, formerly of Crystal River, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at Woodland Terrace in DeLand.

She was born in Newfoundland, Canada, and moved to DeLand in August from Crystal River.

She was a loving mother and homemaker and widow of Jack Robert Seleck.

She is survived by her daughter, Lynn A. Stark of Minnetonka, Minn., and her son, Craig R. Seleck of DeLand.

Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, DeLand.

Roy Johnson, 82 Dunnellon

Roy W. Johnson, 82, Dunnellon, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, in Lecanto.

Born March, 26, 1920, in Brockton, Mass., he came here in 1992 from there.

He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.

He was an expediter with Raytheon Corp.

He was a member of Brockton Disabled American Veterans and Brockton VEGA Club.

He was Lutheran.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Mr. Johnson.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth O. Johnson of Dunnellon; son, Wayne A. Johnson of Baltimore, Md.; two grandsons, Wayne A. Johnson II and Eric D. Johnson, both of Baltimore, Md.; and granddaughter, Candice B. Johnson of Baltimore, Md. Roberts Funeral Home, Dunnellon.

Genevieve Karst, 86 Citrus Springs

Genevieve B. Karst, 86, Citrus Springs, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, in Citrus Springs.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she came here 27 years ago from there.

She was Catholic.

She was a retired computer operator in the accounting industry.

She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Beverly Hills and its Council of Catholic Women. She was a former member of the Shuffleboard Club and NARFE and Sunshine Club. She was a charter member of the Irish-American Social Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Karst on June 5, 1993.

Survivors include nieces, Lucille Rehbein of Ponte Vedra Beach, Geraldine Carillion of Baldwin, N.Y., and Joan Johnson of Hadley, N.Y.; nephew, Kenneth Roerden of Charlotte, N.C.; and cousin, Sister Ann Fitzpatrick of Plymouth, Mass.

Fero Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills.

Donald Koonce, 79 Beverly Hills

Donald D. Koonce, 79, Beverly Hills, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, in Inverness.

Born Feb. 2, 1923, in Chicago, Ill., to Demer and Haseltine Koonce, he came here in 1985 from Morton Grove, Ill.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was Protestant.

He was a movie production manager.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Hockman Koonce of Beverly Hills; son, Ronald D. Koonce of Moldova, Russia; and two granddaughters, Olivia Koonce and Hannah Koonce, both of Moldova, Russia.

Hooper Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills.

Jeffrey Lewis, 51 Floral City

Jeffrey Spencer Lewis, 51, Floral City, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, in Floral City.

Born April 30, 1951, in Tampa, he came here in 1995 from Tallahassee.

He was a building general contractor.

He graduated from Plant High School and the University of South Florida, both in Tampa.

He was Methodist.

Survivors include his daughter, Lee Ann Garlits of Zephyrhills; and companion, Joyce Canfield of Floral City.

Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness.

Sheryln Murray, 40 Hernando

Sheryln Trickel Murray, 40, Hernando, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, in Hernando.

Born Dec. 14, 1961, in Towanda, Pa., to Fred and Edna Lamphere Teeter, Sr., she came here in 1979 from there. Survivors include two sons, James Trickel and Dirk Trickel, both of Inverness; daughter, Cassandra Trickel of Inverness; stepdaughter, Melissa Murray of Beverly Hills; mother, Edna Sluyter of Inverness; father, Fred Teeter of Auburn, Pa.; and three brothers, Richard Teeter of Orlando, Fred Teeter Jr. of Hernando, and William Sluyter of Aurora, Colo.

Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness.

Mary Pilcher, 81 Homosassa

Mary Arlene Pilcher, 81, Homosassa, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at her home.

Born Dec. 30, 1920, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Frank and Ida Kozial, she came to Florida two years ago from there.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas L. Pilcher in 1986.

Survivors include two sons, Charles L. Pilcher of Homosassa, and Jimmy L. Pilcher of Sault St. Marie, Mich.; sister, Ann Hill of Ocean Lake, Ore.; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Chas. E Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

Zona Cutchens, 73 Wildwood

Zona Cutchens, 73, Wildwood, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, in Inverness.

Born in Gifford, Ill., she moved to Clearwater in 1982 from there. She was a secretary. She attended the Wildwood Methodist Church.

Survivors include her father, Everett Mabry of Wildwood; three daughters, Paula Crenshaw of Wildwood, Marcia Cutchens Calhoun of Reading, Pa., and Lora Robinson of Inverness; a sister, Pauline Woodward of Maryland; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Banks/Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.

Evan Dyer, 21 Gainesville

Evan Christopher Dyer, 21, Gainesville, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, in Levy County.

He was born July 28, 1981, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to Eldon W. and Patricia (Dupree) Dyer.

He was a student at Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville and was planning to attend pharmacy school.

He was a member of the University of Central Florida Knights Marching Band his freshman year; a drum major for Citrus High School Marching Band and a member of the CHS Chamber Choir and Chorus. He was a CHS honor graduate.

He was a member of Fort Cooper Baptist Church.

Survivors include his parents, Eldon and Patricia Dyer of Inverness; brother, Shawn Charles Dyer of Inverness; and sister, Heather Leigh Dyer of Waldorf, Md.

Hooper Funeral Home, Inverness.

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