- Finding your family tree data online.

Obituary and Death Notice Archives

Florida Obituary and Death Notice Archive

(Obituaries archived from all over the state of Florida. Confirm death dates with the Social Security Death Index)

First Name: Last Name:

Search obituaries from Jacksonville, Florida area
on the site:
First Name:
Last Name:
Search fulltext OFFSITE Florida Obituaries:
  First Name:
   Last Name:
 Search fulltext Florida Genealogy Discussion Groups:
  First Name:
   Last Name:

Search Florida Newspaper Archives from 1823-1959
Search Florida Obituary Archives from 1983-Present
Florida Newspaper List

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

Florida Obituary Archive

Florida Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 1799

Posted By:
Date: Monday, 12 June 2017, at 9:06 a.m.

Frances H. Boyles

ATLANTIC BEACH - Frances H. Boyles of Atlantic Beach died Monday at St. Luke's Hospital in Jacksonville. She was 82.

Mrs. Boyles was a homemaker.

Born in Independence, Kan., she moved from Live Oak to Atlantic Beach four years ago.

She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution.

Mrs. Boyles was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene H. Boyles.

Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Albert of Gainesville and Magi Taber of Glen St. Mary; two sons, David J. Boyles of Madison and Frederick H. Boyles of Americus, Ga.; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Minnie Selma Culver Brown

CALLAHAN - Minnie Selma Culver Brown of Callahan died Tuesday at Sears Manor Nursing Home in Brunswick, Ga. She was 68.

Mrs. Brown was a homemaker.

Born in Brunswick, Ga., she moved from Jacksonville to Callahan 18 years ago.

Survivors include her husband, Leon D. Brown of Callahan; two sons; a daughter, Cindy Douglas of Williston; two brothers; a sister; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Sheppard Bryan

Sheppard Bryan of Gainesville died Tuesday at North Florida Regional Hospital after a short illness. He was 89.

The Rev. Bryan was born in Greenville, Ala., and moved from Cordele, Ga., to Gainesville 17 years ago.

He was a retired Baptist minister and worked as pastor of the First Baptist Church in Cordele and at North Central Baptist Church in Gainesville. After his retirement he served as an interim pastor for 24 churches throughout Florida.

The Rev. Bryan received his bachelor's degree at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., and his master's at the South Western Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, where he was a chaplain and a major.

The Rev. Bryan was a member of Parkview Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Frances Baker Bryan.

Survivors include a sister, Mary Pinckard Taylor of Phenix City, Ala.

Expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of donations to Antioch Baptist Church or the Parkview Baptist Church Building Fund.

Bessie Bush

Bessie Bush of Gainesville died Wednesday in Gainesville. She was 82.

Mrs. Bush was a cashier at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Born in Philadelphia, she moved from Miami to Gainesville 17 years ago.

Mrs. Bush was Jewish and a member of the Hadassah.

Survivors include a daughter, Dianne H. Berman of Gainesville; two sons, Murray R. Bush of Pennsauken, N.J., and Harvey Bush of Miami; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Sweetie M. Byrum

HAWTHORNE - Sweetie M. Byrum of Hawthorne died March 20 in Gainesville. She was 81.

Mrs. Byrum, a lifelong resident of Alachua County, was retired from the Otolaryngology Department at the University of Florida.

Mrs. Byrum was a Presbyterian.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin "Bud" Byrum.

Survivors include a grand- daughter.

Robert Miller Christy

Robert Miller Christy of Gainesville died Tuesday at North Florida Regional Medical Center. He was 84.

Mr. Christy retired as a supervisor from Penn Central Railroad.

Born in Gloversville, N.Y., he moved from Lady Lake to Gainesville 11 years ago.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Dunscomb Christy.

Survivors include three sons, Robert Christy of Lee Center, N.Y., Donald Christy of Torrance, Calif., and David Christy of Valparaiso, Ind.; a stepson, William Brumfield of Gainesville; a stepdaughter, Phyllis Brumfield of Gainesville; a sister, Winifred M. Bennett of Sebring; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Ella Mae Grant

Ella Mae Grant of Gainesville died unexpectedly Monday at Shands at AGH. She was 40.

Mrs. Grant was born in Palatka and moved from Palatka to Gainesville 31 years ago.

She was a member of the Holiness Faith.

Survivors include three sons, Norman Hayes, James T. Edwards and Michael Edwards, all of Gainesville; two daughters, Veronica Shontell Edwards and Phennie Lekia Edwards, both of Gainesville; her mother, Ruby Scott Russell of Gainesville; five sisters, Lasceny Young of Bluffton, S.C., Cassandra A. Walker of San Mateo, Louise D. Augustus of Micanopy, Cynthia G. Kelly of Gainesville and Gloria F. Grant of Alachua; three brothers, Freddie Grant, James Grant and Willie Grant, all of Gainesville; and two granddaughters.

William W. Holman

LAKE CITY - William W. Holman of Lake City died Tuesday at Shands at Lake Shore after a long illness. He was 76.

Mr. Holman was a civil engineer and a financial investor. He also served in the U.S. Naval Air Force during World War II.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he moved from Westerville, Ohio, to Lake City eight years ago. He graduated from Cornell University and Rutgers University.

Survivors include his wife, June Holman of Lake City; four daughters, Pamela Faith, Patricia Fern and Paula Moser, all of Lake City, and Peggy Holman of Gainesville; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Bessie M. Horne

ALACHUA - Bessie M. Horne of Alachua died Monday at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville after a long illness. She was 71.

Mrs. Horne was a homemaker and a deaconess at Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church near Alachua.

Born in Quitman, Ga., she moved from Quitman to Alachua 52 years ago.

Survivors include two sons, Otis Norwood of Gainesville and Harry James Horne of Alachua; three daughters, Betty Jean Horne and Juanita Horne, both of Alachua, and Brenda Dell Burch of Tampa; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

E.J. Lord

TRENTON - E.J. Lord of Trenton died Wednesday at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville. He was 81.

Mr. Lord was a retired inspector for the Florida Road Department. He also served in the Army Air Forces during World War II.

He was a lifelong resident of Trenton.

Mr. Lord was a deacon at the First Baptist Church of Trenton.

Survivors include his wife, Lois Lord of Trenton; a son, Jacky D. Lord or Perry, Ga.; his stepmother, Amma Lord of Tampa; two brothers, Randall Lord of Bell and Hilbert Lord of Trenton; and three grandchildren.

Karlos Dean Moss

STARKE - Karlos Dean Moss of Starke died Monday at his home after a long illness. He was 38.

Mr. Moss was a mechanic. He also served in the U.S. Navy.

Born in Limestone, Maine, he moved from Yreka, Calif., to Starke 17 years ago.

Mr. Moss was a Baptist.

Survivors include two sons, Justin Moss of Panama City and Christopher Moss of Lake Butler; his parents, James F. and Alice Moss Sr., of Yreka; a brother, Jimmy F. Moss Jr. of Starke; a sister, Lisa Atkinson of Redding, Calif.; his maternal grandmother, Alice Henshaw of Nottingham, England; and his paternal grandmother, Thelma Moss of Starke.

Visit our sister site,

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

Florida Obituary Archive is maintained by GenLookups with WebBBS 5.12.

For your convenience, here is a huge, growing collection of obituaries at

- Click to Search the Large Databases

- Historical Records and Person Search

- Census and Voter Lists

- Military Records

- Surname Meanings

- Births, Marriages, and Deaths Search

Look up the meaning of any surname!

Find-a-Grave Cemetery Search

Incredibly COOL Genealogy Databases on the Web!

Rootsweb Review Archives Search
Search through the archives of this past genealogy update!

First Name:
Last Name:

Search through tons of fulltext obits
from all over the United States.


First Name:
Last Name:

Search through tons of marriage records
from all over the United States.


Marriage Search Engines

Statewide Obituary Archives

Free Surname Meanings and History Lookup NEW!!!


I want to look for information about this surname:

You must use the SUBMIT button; hitting ENTER will not work!

If the results that you get turn out to be a death notice rather than an obituary, many times you can find a fulltext obituary by doing a search HERE.


The ULTIMATE Vital Records Database!

Newest Data Additions to

Message Boards

Historical Person Search


Alabama  - Alaska  - Arizona  - Arkansas  - California  - Colorado  - Connecticut  - Delaware  - Florida  - Georgia  - Hawaii  - Idaho  - Illinois  - Indiana  - Iowa  - Kansas  - Kentucky  - Louisiana  - Maine  - Maryland  - Massachusetts  - Michigan  - Minnesota  - Mississippi  - Missouri  - Montana  - Nebraska  - Nevada  - New Hampshire  - New Jersey  - New Mexico  - New York  - North Carolina  - North Dakota  - Ohio  - Oklahoma  - Oregon  - Pennsylvania  - Rhode Island  - South Carolina  - South Dakota  - Tennessee  - Texas  - Utah  - Vermont  - Virginia  - Washington  - West Virginia  - Wisconsin  - Wyoming



Alabama  - Arizona  - Arkansas  - Connecticut  - Georgia  - Idaho  - Indiana  - Iowa  - Kansas  - Kentucky  - Louisiana  - Maryland  - Massachusetts  - Michigan  - Mississippi  - Missouri  - Nebraska  - New York  - North Carolina  - Ohio  - Oklahoma  - Pennsylvania  - South Carolina  - Tennessee  - Texas  - Vermont  - Virginia  - West Virginia

Alabama Newspapers

Alaska Newspapers

Arizona Newspapers

Arkansas Newspapers

California Newspapers

Colorado Newspapers

Connecticut Newspapers

Delaware Newspapers

Florida Newspapers

Georgia Newspapers

Idaho Newspapers

Illinois Newspapers

Indiana Newspapers

Iowa Newspapers

Kansas Newspapers

Kentucky Newspapers

Louisiana Newspapers

Maine Newspapers

Maryland Newspapers

Massachusetts Newspapers

Michigan Newspapers

Minnesota Newspapers

Missouri Newspapers

Montana Newspapers

Nebraska Newspapers

Nevada Newspapers

New Hampshire Newspapers

New Jersey Newspapers

New Mexico Newspapers

New York Newspapers

North Carolina Newspapers

North Dakota Newspapers

Ohio Newspapers

Oklahoma Newspapers

Oregon Newspapers

Pennsylvania Newspapers

Rhode Island Newspapers

South Carolina Newspapers

South Dakota Newspapers

Tennessee Newspapers

Texas Newspapers

Utah Newspapers

Virginia Newspapers

Washington Newspapers

West Virginia Newspapers

Alabama Census Records

Alaska Census Records

Arizona Census Records

Arkansas Census Records

California Census Records

Colorado Census Records

Connecticut Census Records

Delaware Census Records

Florida Census Records

Georgia Census Records

Idaho Census Records

Illinois Census Records

Indiana Census Records

Iowa Census Records

Kansas Census Records

Kentucky Census Records

Louisiana Census Records

Maine Census Records

Maryland Census Records

Massachusetts Census Records

Michigan Census Records

Minnesota Census Records

Missouri Census Records

Montana Census Records

Nebraska Census Records

Nevada Census Records

New Hampshire Census Records

New Jersey Census Records

New Mexico Census Records

New York Census Records

North Carolina Census Records

North Dakota Census Records

Ohio Census Records

Oklahoma Census Records

Oregon Census Records

Pennsylvania Census Records

Rhode Island Census Records

South Carolina Census Records

South Dakota Census Records

Tennessee Census Records

Texas Census Records

Utah Census Records

Virginia Census Records

Washington Census Records

West Virginia Census Records

Confirm birth and death dates with the Social Security Death Index: - - - - Surname Search Utility - - Marriage Search Engines


One of the sponsors of this site is: