MONROE, Willie Edward, 47, of Plant City, Florida passed away on January 22, 2001. He is survived by his sons, mother, sisters, and nephews. WELLS MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME
PURSELL, Kathleen, 84, of Tampa, passed away January 26, 2001. She was born in Huntington, W.V. She is survived by three sons, Bryson, Jr. of Lebanon, Ohio, Jeff of Virginia Beach, Va., Keith of Tampa; one daughter, Deborah Pelletier of Leesburg, Va.; two sisters, Dorothy Spriggs of Tawas City, Mich., Polly Howard of Clarence, N.Y., ten grandchildren and one great grandchild. A Memorial Service will be held at the St.James United Methodist Church at Tampa Palms at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Loyless Funeral Home 996-6610
RAYMOND, Elizabeth Marie, 91, of Winter Haven, died January 25, 2001. She is survived by one son, Alan A. Raymond, North Tonawanda, N.Y. She was a native of Medina, N.Y. Crisp-Coon Funeral Homes
REED, I. Edna, 78, of Jacksonville, Fla. died January 20, 2001, Saturday, at a local nursing facility. Mrs. Reed is survived by one daughter, Debra Howard and husband Chas W. of Jacksonville, Fla.; two brothers, Richard M. Forinash of Ellijay, Ga., Edward J. Forinash of Clarksburg, W.V.; two granddaughters, Amber Howard and Taylor Howard, and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Reed is predecease d by her husband, David W. who was a retired lieutenant with the West Virginia State Police and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps; two brothers, Gordon E. Forinash and Robert L. Forinash; two sisters, Dorothy Adams and Edith Strock. Mrs. Reed was born in Nutter Fort, W.V. and has lived in Jacksonville, Fla. for 13 years coming here from Tampa, Fla. Inurnment will be private. ARLINGTON PARK FUNERAL HOME, 6920 Lone Star Road, 724-6384 is handling arrangements.
ROMAN-RIVERA, Marilyn, of Lutz, passed away January 26, 2001. She is survived by her parents, Ramon Roman-Rivera and Josefa Roman; two brothers, Concepcion Roman and Hector L. Roman; five sisters, Ana Maria Perez, Margarita Lopez, Gladys Galan, Lucy Freytiz and Sonia Agosto; and 22 nephews and nieces. She was born in Aquadilla, Puerto Rico. A Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday at Loyless Funeral Home. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to service. Graveside services will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Lutz Cemetery. Friends and family are requested to meet at Loyless Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. to go in procession to the cemetery.
Loyless Funeral Home 996-6610
SAWYER, Gleneus L., 71, of Lutz died January 25, 2001 while under the care of LifePath Hospice. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dalvin and daughter, Rebecca Gaylor. Survivors include her son, Robert Taylor and wife Linda of Tampa; daughter, Tammy Kennedy and husband Emery of Seffner; brother, James Paugh and wife Birdellen of Margate, Fla.; sister, Lena Milligan of San Diego, Ca.; sis ter-in-law, Josephine Paugh of Okeechobee, Fla.; two grandchildren, Darren R. Gaylor and Allison Kennedy; great-grandchild, Hailey A. Gaylor. A native of Wheeling, W.Va., Mrs. Sawyer came to the Tampa area in 1959 from Miami. She was a homemaker and a Protestant. Committal services will be held Monday 1:00 p.m. at Sunset Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Hwy 301 Thonotosassa, Fla.
Hillsboro Memorial 689-8121
TYLER, Larry C., 56, died January 24, 2001. Survivors include his son, Clayton R. Tyler; daughter, Cindy Costa; two brothers, Leo and Danny; and mother, Lessie Tyler; three grandchildren.
Oak Ridge Funeral Care
VILLEGAS, Ricardo Joseph, 47, of Winter Haven, died January 25, 2001. He is survived by a wife, Shirley of Winter Haven; two sons, one daughter, two brothers, two sisters, eight grandchildren.
Crisp-Coon Funeral Home
WHITE, Robert L., 86, of Lakeland, died January 25, 2001. He is survived by one son, one brother, one daughter, one grandchild, and four great grandchildren. Heath Funeral Home
WIXOM, Donald W. `Don`, 44, of Lake Wales, Fla. died January 23, 2001. He is survived by longtime friends and a loving family. He was an elephant manager for the Elephant Company.
Johnson Funeral Home
BLOMMEL, Mary Magnolia, 90, of Dade City, FL, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2001 in Zephyrhills, FL. She is survived by six sons, Ted Blommel, Land O' Lakes, FL, Francis Blommel, San Antonio, FL, Eugene Blommel, St. Joseph, FL, Joe Blommel, Masaryktown, FL, Louis Blommel, Ridge Manor, FL, Bill Blommel, Lakeland, FL; two daughters, Anne Hays and Louise Beecher, both of St. Joseph, FL; one br other, Joe Puckett, Richmond, VA; 31 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren. She was a homemaker, a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and a past member of the Catholic Women's Club. Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday (today) at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in St. Joseph, FL. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Flowers will be gratefully accepted, but those that wish may make contributions to the Greg Blommel fund at the San Antonio Citizens Federal Credit Union.
COLEMAN & FERGUSON CO.
Dade City, FL
ARNOLD, Mary M., 90, of Sun City Center died Saturday, January 27, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Adam E. of Sun City Center; and two sisters, Ellen and Annie Murphy both of County Clare, Ireland. She was a nursing assistant and member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. She retired from the Navy after 20 years of service. Arrangements by Family Funeral Care, Sun City Center, FL, (813) 634-9900.
BAKER, Edra Carpenter, 88, of Brandon passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Arthur; sister, Vera M. Cuthbertson, Lithia; two nieces; and five nephews. She was a native of Keysville, a homemaker, a member of the Woodmen of the World and Southside Baptist Church, Brandon. Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Serenity Meadows Funeral Home, 6919 Providence Rd. The family will receive friends this evening (Monday) from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
SERENITY MEADOWS MEMORIAL
PARK AND FUNERAL HOME
BARFIELD, John Ansel, 72, of Temple Terrace passed away January 26, 2001 at home with his family. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; his daughter, Teresa; his grandson, Johnathon (his best `Buddy`); his brothers, Jimmie of Folkston, Ga., Ted of Nashville, Tenn.; and several special nieces and nephews. John was born in Randolph County, Ga. and moved to Temple Terrace from Texas with Xerox in 19 72. After retiring from Xerox, John began a new career with Tam-Bay Realty, retiring again in 1998 as vice president and general manager. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. He was always there for us. Those who so desire may make memorial contributions to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, January 31, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at Prevatt Funeral Home, 9750 N 56th Street, Temple Terrace, (813) 988-7371.
BLOMMEL, Mary M., 90, of Dade City, FL, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2001 in Zephyrhills, FL. She is survived by six sons, Ted, Francis, Eugene, Joe, Louis, Bill Blommel; two daughters, Anne Hays and Louise Beecher; one brother, Joe Puckett; 31 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday (today) at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in St. Joseph, FL.
COLEMAN & FERGUSON CO.
Dade City, FL
BOUDREAUX, Donna Beatrice, 3, of Lithia died Friday, January 26, 2001 at her residence. She is survived by her mother, Sonia White; her father, Donald L. Boudreaux; her sisters, Brandi and Jani; her maternal grandmother, Rachel Causey; her maternal grandfather, Doc Cook; her aunts, Faith, Becky, Twila and Angie; her uncles, Eddie, Wayne, Jason and Kevin; and her special nurses who gave her love and care, Elaine, Sherry, Marie, Barbara, Neidra, Dawn and Bonnie. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Bay Lake Baptist Church in Groveland with burial in Bay Lake Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
STOWERS - BRANDON
MOORE, Gerald, 54, of Tampa died January 26, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis; sons, Gerald Moore, Jr. and wife Natalie, Tampa, Fla., Donald Moore, Tampa, Fla., and Toby Ruth, Lima, Ohio; daughter, Sandy Findley and husband Pete of Tampa, Fla.; brother, Tommy Moore and wife Sue, Tampa, Fla.; sister, Lois Waters and husband Roger, Lutz, Fla.; aunt, Marian Johnson, Tallahassee, Fla.; gr andchildren, Rylie, William, Kimberly, Michelle, Rhonda and Erica; great-grandchildren, Travis, Brittany, Tracy and Tiffany. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. with the graveside service to follow, at Garden of Memories. FLORIDA MORTUARY FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES (813) 237- 2900.
REYES, Manuel, 57, of Tampa, passed away January 25, 2001. Survivors include three sons, Joseph Reyes, N.Y., Theodore Chacon, Miami, Fla., William Chacon, N.Y.; one daughter, Christie Reyes, N.Y.; four brothers, Salvatore, Peter, Moses, Micheal Reyes, all of N.Y.; two grandchildren.
GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
RHODE, Carl A., of Tampa, died Sunday, January 28, 2001. Survived by his wife, Carole Rhode of Tampa; son, Alex D. Rhode and wife Amanda; daughter, Lisa C. Newell and husband Steven, both of Tampa; sisters, Louise Bryan of Ocala, FL; and Joanne Pugliese of Bernville, PA; and grandchild, Casey. Mr. Rhode was a member of First Baptist Church of Tampa, and a United States Army veteran. Funeral ser vices will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 30, 2001 in the funeral home chapel. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations to First Baptist Church of Tampa Building Fund.
BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL
MacDill Avenue Chapel
STUMP, Bert, 49, of Odessa passed away on January 27, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Mary Stump; daughter, Samantha Stump. Memorial service will be held Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Adams & Jennings Funeral Home Chapel. The family has requested in lieu of flowers those wishing may make donations to the Greater Tampa Junior Golf Associates, 110 S, Lockmoor Ave. Temple Terrace, FL 33617.
Adams & Jennings Funeral Home
THOMPSON, Delores, 71, of Springhill, passed away January 25, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Ray F.; one son, Ray Goodsell and wife Kathleen; one daughter, Sandy Hallman and fiance William Ruszkowski of Essexville, Mich.; three grandchildren, Joel and Jessica Goodsell of Union, Nebraska; Stacy Achorn and husband Brett, of Valencia, Calif.; Special friends David and Shirley Carter of Springhill. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at Land O' Lakes Church of Christ. Loyless Funeral Home 996-6610
VANDERSLICE, Suzanna, of Sun City Center, passed away January 14, 2001 at her residence. She is survived by one son, Robert of Lakeland; a sister, Lella R. Pfeiffer of Columbia, S.C.; and a granddaughter, Renee Joy Vanderslice of Lakeland. A Memorial Service will be held on February 3 at 2:00 p.m. at the Ruskin United Methodist Church with Rev. David Looney officiating. Lewers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
WINOKER, Joseph A., 74, of Tampa, Florida passed away on Friday, January 26, 2001. Survived by his wife, Julia Mittle Winoker; daughter, Diana Lee Winoker; son, David Mittle Winoker and his wife Della Ann Winoker; and two grandchildren. He attended the Citadel and received a masters degree in Bio-Chemical Engineering from Columbia University. Joe retired from Cambell Soup Company as a Vice Pre sident after sixteen years of service. Joe worked over fifty years in the citrus industry in the creation of juice drinks. His passion was attending the Buccaneer's games. He was a volunteer for Mayor Dick Greco and the Florida Aquarium. Joe enjoyed the companionship of his two dogs, Herman and Wino. Instead of flowers, the family asks for donations to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay or the Florid a Aquarium. The family will have a celebration of the life of Joe at the Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Boulevard (813.251.5059), at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 30, 2001. Friends are encouraged to attend.
YANCEY, JoAnn, age 64, of Tampa, passed away January 27, 2001 at home after a long illness. She is survived by three daughters, Debbie Delgado, Judy McClung and Joetta Woodrum; son, Eddie Justice; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was also known by a lot of friends as `Mom` from the Lunch Box Restaurant, Po Folks and Ponderosa. Born May 17, 1936 in White House, Kentucky, sh e was originally from West Virginia, has resided in Tampa, Florida since 1980. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of Gonzalez Funeral Home, with interment to follow in Garden of Memories. She will be sadly missed by her loving family and all who knew her. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the chapel of
GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
ADDISON, Donald Ray, 70, of Winter Haven, Fla., died January 26, 2001. Survived by one son, Donald Ravern Addison; two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Born in Lacooche, Fla. Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home