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Rosenna Mae B. Knight

Rosenna Mae B. Knight of Macon, Ga., died Saturday in Macon. She was 57.

Mrs. Knight was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., and lived in Chiefland for 30 years before moving to Macon three years ago. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Lori Walker and Julie L. Stump, both of Chiefland; three sons, Stephen A. Cutchens of Ocala, Brian W. Cutchens of Macon and David F. Knight of Chiefland; six sisters, Jeannie Butler and Barbara Springer, both of Indiana, Sandy Nolen of Louisiana, Carrie Howard and Lucille Fennell, both of Chiefland, and Crystal Burges of Oklahoma; and a brother, Bradley Dix of Tennessee.

Louise Manire

STARKE -- Louise Manire of Starke died Wednesday at Brookewood Nursing Center following an extended illness. She was 90.

Mrs. Manire was born in Haines City and moved to Bradford County 60 years ago. She was a homemaker and a Christian.

Survivors include a son, Charles E. Manire Jr. of Gray, Ga.; four grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren.

Helen Jane Winn

Helen Jane Winn of Spring Hill died Tuesday in Spring Hill. She was 78.

Born in Kalamazoo, Mich., Mrs. Winn was a longtime Gainesville resident. She was a volunteer, taking house-bound elderly residents grocery shopping and meeting other needs. She was Protestant.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Charles Guy and Amanda Mixson of Brooksville; a daughter, Helen Jane Mixson of Zephyrhills; two grandsons, C. Michael Mixson of Orlando and Kurtis D. Sparks of Brooksville; and a granddaughter, Kendra L. Sparks of Brooksville.

Expressions of sympathy can be made as contributions to the Helen Jane Winn Memorial Fund, in care of Brooksville Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 685, Brooksville, FL 34605.

James R. Beagle

STEINHATCHEE -- James R. Beagle died Monday at North Florida Regional Medical Center. He was 74.

Mr. Beagle was born in Lakeland and moved to Steinhatchee from Dunnellon seven years ago.

He was a self-employed business owner and a member of the First Baptist Church of Steinhatchee. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Ann Beagle of Steinhatchee; daughters Jamie B. Webster of Gainesville and Lynda Marie Hall of Lake Placid; sons James R. Beagle Jr. of Lake Placid and Robert S. Beagle of Indiana; and six grandchildren.

Arrangements by Williams-Thomas Funeral Home.

Betty Butler

JENA -- Betty Butler of Jena died Tuesday in Gainesville. She was 76.

Mrs. Butler moved to Jena from Gainesville in 1966.

Survivors include sons Jimmy Butler of Gainesville and Johnny Butler of Jena; a brother, Ben C. Anderson of Lakeland; and a grandson.

Arrangements by Rick Gooding Funeral Home.

Justin Bernard Clayton Sr.

Justin Bernard Clayton Sr., a lifelong resident of Gainesville, died Sunday at Shands at AGH. He was 20.

He was a landscaper and a member of Southeast Tenth Avenue Church of Christ.

He attended Buchholz High School.

Mr. Clayton was preceded in death by his grandfather, Brother Jimmy Ferguson.

Survivors include his mother, Patty Jean Clayton of Gainesville; daughters Jakiah, Rejoice and Jy-Asiah Clayton, all of Gainesville; a son, Justin B. Clayton Jr. of Gainesville; and his grandmothers, Hazella Clayton-Ferguson of Gainesville and Lillie B. Rowe of St. Petersburg.

Arrangements by Duncan Brothers Funeral Home.

Jean B. Godwin

SPARR -- Jean B. Godwin died Monday at her son's residence in Hampton. She was 75.

Mrs. Godwin was born in Jacksonville and moved to Sparr eight years ago.

She was a bookkeeper for Rogers Welding and a member of the First United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include daughters Brenda S. Carter of Hampton, Rebecca J. Kent of Alexandria, Va., Janie E. Olson of Sparr and Roberta E. Stringer of Camp Hill, Pa.; sons James W. Godwin of Mineral Wells, Texas, and Robert E. Godwin of Hampton; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Milam Funeral Home.

Frederick A. Isbell Sr.

Frederick A. Isbell Sr. of Summerfield died Monday in Gainesville. He was 61.

Mr. Isbell was born in Cleveland and moved to Summerfield from West Palm Beach three years ago.

He was a self-employed welder and a Christian.

He was preceded in death by a son, Richard Isbell.

Survivors include daughters Terry Holt of Summerfield, Dana Bartels of West Palm Beach and Patricia and Whitney Isbell, both of Fort Lauderdale; sons Fred "Skip" Isbell Jr. of Royal Palm Beach and Gregory Isbell of Wellington; a brother, Gary Isbell of Young Harris, Ga.; and six grandchildren.

Arrangements by Williams-Thomas Funeral Home.

Michael Alan Koon

MAYO -- Michael Alan Koon died Sunday in an automobile accident. He was 38.

Mr. Koon was born in Tampa and lived in Mayo for most of his life.

He was a Protestant and a U.S. Navy veteran.

Survivors include his fiancee, Mysti Green of Mayo; his mother, Toni Garland of Mayo; his grandmother, Gloria Cassini of Mayo; a friend, Loretta Luyster of Port Orange; a son, Brady Alan Koon of Port Orange; sisters, Terri Jo Caldwell of Mohamet, Ill., Leah Evelyn Corsaro of Defuniak Springs and Lori Ellen Collins of Virginia; stepsisters, Melanie DeMayo and Nancy Switt; and stepbrothers Leo Chapell, Brian Koon, John Koon and Roger Koon.

Arrangements by Joe P. Burns Funeral Home.

John Joseph Muldoon

HIGH SPRINGS -- John Joseph Muldoon died Tuesday at his residence. He was 61.

Mr. Muldoon was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to High Springs from Inglis seven years ago.

He was a welder in the steel fabrication business and a U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran.

He was an assistant chief of the Inglis Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Inglis Lion's Club.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Muldoon of High Springs; a son, John J. Muldoon Jr. of Philadelphia; and a brother, William Muldoon of St. Petersburg.

Arrangements by Evans-Carter Funeral Home.

Doris Trammell Thames

Doris Trammell Thames, a lifelong resident of Gainesville, died Monday at Shands at AGH following an extended illness. She was 72.

Mrs. Thames worked at the University of Florida for 35 years, the last 28 as an accountant with the department of psychology. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newberry and the Gainesville Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy A. Thames. Survivors include sons Ronnie and Ricky Thames, both of Gainesville; three grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.

Arrangements by Milam Funeral Home.

Linda Lynn Baxley

OLD TOWN - Linda Lynn Baxley died Tuesday in Gainesville. She was 55.

Mrs. Baxley moved to Old Town from Sarasota 16 years ago. She was a member of the Cross City Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Survivors include daughters Linda Davis of Old Town, Kim Operman of Sarasota and Sarah Kelly of Orlando; a sister, Joyce McBride of Venice; and seven grandchildren.

Arrangements by Rick Gooding Funeral Home.

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