Marjorie Morrison Donnelly
Marjorie Morrison Donnelly of Raleigh, N.C., died Jan. 4 at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. She was 79.
Mrs. Donnelly was a former home economics teacher in Florida. She was also director of nutrition services for Florida State Board of Health during the 1940s.
She later became a dietitian for North Carolina State University's Cooperative Extension Service.
She was a delegate to the White House Conference on Nutrition and Health in the 1960s.
Mrs. Donnelly was named the American Dietetic Association's nutritionist of the year in 1970, becoming president of the organization a year later.
Born in Hawthorne, she was a graduate of P.K. Yonge, Florida State University and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Mrs. Donnelly was a member of the Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Donnelly Jr.
Survivors include a stepdaughter; and a brother, Frank B. Morrison of Hawthorne.
Eugene Lamar Eunice Jr.
LAWTEY - Eugene Lamar Eunice Jr. of Lawtey died Monday at his home after a long illness. He was 38.
Mr. Eunice was a real estate agent.
He was born in Starke and moved from Orlando to Lawtey last year.
Mr. Eunice was a Baptist.
Survivors include his father, Eugene L. Eunice Sr. of Lawtey; his mother and stepfather, Norma Jean and Edward Thomas of Lawtey; a sister, Regina Fender of Lawtey; and a stepbrother, Jason Thomas of Lawtey.
Debbie Lou Dowling Hunnicutt
RAIFORD - Debbie Lou Dowling Hunnicuttcq of Raiford died Tuesday at her home after a short illness. She was 70.
Mrs. Hunnicutt was a homemaker and a Baptist.
She was a lifelong resident of Raiford.
Survivors include her husband, Bill Hunnicutt of Raiford; a daughter, Diane Hunnicutt of Gainesville; a son, Randy Hunnicutt of Raiford; a sister, Annie Maude Dowling McLellancq of Darlington, S.C.; two grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
John E. Lutz
BELL - John E. Lutz of Bell died Monday at Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He was 63.
Mr. Lutz was a retired tool and die maker for Metal Container Corp.
He was born in Dayton, Ohio, and moved from Alachua to Bell seven years ago.
Mr. Lutz was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Donna V. Lutz of Bell; three daughters, Cindy Collins of Lutz, Cathie Johnson of Plant city and Beck Rice of Seffner; a son, Bart Wigglesworth of High Springs; a brother, Don Lutz of Land o' Lakes; and four grandchildren.
Dorothy Jo Roberson
NEWBERRY - Dorothy Jo Roberson of Newberry died Thursday at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville after a long illness. She was 78.
Mrs. Roberson was born in Brewton, Ala., and moved to Newberry from Orlando 20 years ago.
She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Survivors are three sons, Gordon Baggett of Flomaton, Ala., John E. Roberson Jr. of Trenton and Earnestcq E. Roberson of Thomasville, Ga.; four daughters, Jenny English of Greenville and Tressiecq Brock, Nishacq Brock and Janice Roberson, all of Trenton; two brothers, Melvin Jackson of Castleberry, Ala., and Harold Jackson of Birmingham, Ala.; a sister, Minnie Smith of Pensacola; 24 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.
James Allen Adams
James Allen Adams of Gainesville died Sunday at Shands at AGH after a brief illness. He was 49.
Mr. Adams was born in Fort Lewis, Wash., and moved to Gainesville from Blackstone, Va., in 1964.
He was a store manager. He graduated from Gainesville High School and Santa Fe Community College.
He served in the U.S Army and the Army Reserves.
He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Survivors are his mother, Francoise B. Adams of Gainesville; one daughter, Lisa Adams of Gainesville; three brothers, Col. Lonnie B. Adams III of Springfield, Va., Jean F. Adams of Sherman, Texas, and William F. Adams of Fremont, Calif.; and one sister, Claire T. Kanyha of Sugarland, Texas.
Jamie Wilson Bass
Jamie Wilson Bass of Lake City died Saturday in the North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville following an extended illness. He was 65.
Mr. Bass was born in Lee and had lived in Gainesville and Jacksonville before moving to Lake City in 1970.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Lake City Church of Christ.
He was a pioneer in the implementation of computer technology and began his career in computers/data processing in the mid-1950s at RC Motors in Jacksonville.
He also worked at the University of Florida and the University City Bank of Gainesville, where he managed the data processing department and was instrumental in introducing MasterCard to Florida.
He concluded his career at Lake City Community College, where he retired after 22 years of service as an instructor, administrator and the director of data processing.
He built the foundation for computer technology at the college.
Survivors are his wife, Claudia W. Bass of Lake City; one daughter, Lisa Beach of Lake City; three sons, Michael Bass of Belvidere, Tenn., Kevin Bass Sr. of Decherd, Tenn., and Scott Bass of Lake City; one sister, Annie Wilson of Moultrie, Ga.; and 10 grandchildren.
Arthur Brown of Gainesville died Monday, Jan. 11, at North Florida Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He was 67.
Mr. Brown, who was affectionately known as "Coon" to his friends, was a lifelong resident of Gainesville. He was a retired physical plant supervisor at the University of Florida.
Survivors are two daughters, Charmaine Henry and Sharon Brown, both of Gainesville; three sons, Arthur Brown Jr., Kenneth Brown and Todd Brown, all of Gainesville; one brother, Willie Brown Jr. of Gainesville; and nine grandchildren.
Stella B. Clark
LIVE OAK - Stella B. Clark of Live Oak died Monday in Suwannee Health Care Center in Live Oak after a long illness. She was 97.
Mrs. Clark was a Suwannee County native.
She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Live Oak.
She is survived by her daughter, Norma Jean Driggers of Live Oak; and one grandchild.
Norris L. Coleman
Norris L. Coleman of Gainesville died Sunday at his residence after an extended illness. He was 83.
Mr. Coleman was born in Trenton and moved to Gainesville from Trenton in 1950.
He was the owner of Coleman Oil Co.
He was a member of R.T. Schafer Lodge 350, F&AM; Royal Arch, the Masons, Knights Templar, Morocco Shrine Temple of Jacksonville and the Gainesville Shrine Club.
He was a national Civilian Conservation Corps alumni.
He was a very active member of Wesley United Methodist Church.
Survivors are his wife, Nell Coleman of Gainesville; two daughters, Thelma C. Beck of Valdosta, Ga., and Barbara C. Nixon of Gainesville; three sons, James R. Coleman of Jesup, Ga., and Randal Coleman and William N. Coleman, both of Gainesville; one brother, Harry Coleman of Trenton; two sisters, Margaret Davis and Jewel Harris, both of Trenton; five grandchildren; and one great- grandchild.