Victor Tod Lopez
BRONSON -- Victor Tod Lopez of Bronson died Friday at Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville after a long illness.
He was 37.
Mr. Lopez was a commercial fisherman in South Florida. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Born in Lenoir, N.C., he moved from Everglades City to Bronson six months ago.
Survivors include three daughters, Amber Lopez, Jeanne Lopez and Audrey Lopez, all of Fort Myers; his parents, Victor and Wilma Lopez of Bronson; his grandmother, Frances Lopez of Fort Myers; and five sisters, Leslie Toole of Durant, Crystal Jenkins of Valrico, Robin Kern of Bronson, Jessica Lundt of Plant City and Jennifer Beckett of Palm Bay.
Vassar Eugene Lowe Jr.
ORLANDO -- Vassar Eugene Lowe Jr. of Orlando died Friday.
He was 81.
Mr. Lowe was a retired accountant. He also served in the U.S. Army.
Born in Live Oak, he moved to Central Florida 49 years ago.
He was a Protestant and a member of Kiwanis of Orlando.
Survivors include his wife, Laura Lowe of Orlando; two daughters; and a sister, Rachel Mallard of Gainesville.
Marie Sunday Magee
Marie Sunday Magee of Brookings, Ore., died May 30 in Brookings, Ore.
She was 75.
Mrs. Magee was employed at the Department of Water and Power in Los Angeles. She also formerly worked at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
Born in Philadelphia, she moved from Melbourne to Brookings, Ore., last year.
She was a member of the Homemakers Club in Melbourne and was past president of the Garden Grove, Calif., Chamber of Commerce.
Survivors include two daughters, including Marrie Magee-Robinson of Gainesville; two sisters; two brothers; and two grandchildren.
Edward J. Moses
LAKE CITY -- Edward J. "Ike" Moses of Lake City died Sunday at the Lake City VA Medical Center after a long illness.
He was 79.
Mr. Moses formerly owned and operated Moses' Produce. He was also a juvenile counselor, constable in the public defender's office as an investigator and a deputy sheriff in the civil department. He also served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Born in Birmingham, Ala., he lived most of his life in Lake City.
He was a member of Epiphany Catholic Church and of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2206.
Survivors include his wife, Maurine Lady Moses of Lake City; a daughter, Linda Moses of Lake City; a son, Timothy J. Moses of Gainesville; a brother, David P. Moses of South Carolina; and three grandchildren.
NEWBERRY -- Mable Nettles of Newberry died Sunday at her home.
She was 98.
Mrs. Nettles was a homemaker and a member of Union Baptist Church.
Born in Alachua County, she was a lifelong resident of the area.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Quincey N. Nettles; a daughter, Marie Kinchen; and a son, W.J. Nettles.
Survivors include a daughter, Dolores Manning of Newberry; two sons, Elbert Nettles of Newberry and Willard Nettles of San Mateo; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Roy S. Palmer
NEWBERRY -- Roy S. Palmer of Newberry died Sunday at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville.
He was 90.
Mr. Palmer was a retired farmer.
Born in Georgia, he lived most of his life in Newberry.
He was a deacon at First Baptist Church in Newberry.
Survivors include his wife, Clarice Holt Palmer of Newberry; a daughter, Joyce P. Jones of Newberry; a son, Roy W. Palmer of Cumberland, R.I.; a brother, William H. Palmer of Newberry; and two grandchildren.
Mary E. Ruston
ORLANDO -- Mary E. Ruston of Orlando died Sunday in Orlando.
She was 85.
Mrs. Ruston was born in Boswell, Ind., and moved from McIntosh to Orlando 10 years ago.
She was a member of McIntosh Presbyterian Church and of the Order of the Eastern Star in Indiana.
Mrs. Ruston was preceded in death by her husband, Wilber Roger Ruston.
Survivors include a niece and a nephew.
Janet Van Gelder
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS -- Janet Van Gelder of Altamonte Springs died Monday at Arbors at Orlando in Altamonte Springs.
She was 77.
Mrs. Van Gelder was a retired insurance agent.
Born in Chicago, she moved to Central Florida 49 years ago.
Survivors include two sons, including Martin Van Gelder of Gainesville; a daughter; two sisters; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Dorothy Jane Bone
Dorothy Jane "Tid" Bone of Gainesville died July 14 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Gaithersburg, Md. She was 76.
A Pennsylvania native, Mrs. Bone moved to Gainesville from Raleigh, N.C., in 1980.
She attended Wesley United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wade.
Survivors include a daughter, Cyndee B. Trussler of Raleigh; two sons, Talbot W. Bone of Oliney, Md., and Larry S. Bone of Eagan, Minn.; two sisters, Delphine L. Bennett of Gaithersburg and Phyllis A. Moore of Kingman, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Dorothy Jane "Tid" Bone
Dorothy Jane "Tid" Bone died July 14 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Gaithersburg, Md., She was 76.
Born in Butler, Pa., she later lived in Harrisburg, Pa., and Raleigh, N.C., before moving to Gainesville in 1980.
She attended Wesley United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Bone is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wade.
She is survived by two sons, Talbot W. Bone of Olney, Md., and Larry S. Bone of Eagan, Minn.; a daughter, Cyndee B. Trussler of Raleigh, N.C.; two sisters, Delphine L. Bennett of Gaithersburg, and Phyllis A. Moore of Kingman, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Bennie F. Booker Sr.
ALACHUA -- Bennie F. Booker Sr. of Alachua died in an automobile accident in Alachua. He was 70.
Mr. Booker was born in Nashville, Ga., and moved to Alachua 60 years ago.
He was a retired farmer and a member of Mount Pisgah A.M.E. Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Betty Hunter of Alachua, Martha Simmons of Atlanta, Mary Young of Lake Butler and Sonia Booker of Orlando; two sons, Anthony Booker of High Springs and Isaac Booker of Lake Butler; a sister, Florida Brown of Gainesville; two brothers, Wilbert Booker of Alachua and Roosevelt Booker of Gainesville; 27 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.