FRANKMAN, Donald Albert, 74 of Winter Haven died January 7, 2001. Survived by wife, Betty; sons, Donald H. and John F. Frankman; daughter, Kathy Atkinson; six grandchildren. Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home
GARCIA, Maria A., 89, of Tampa, died January 8, 2001. She is survived by her three sons, Raul S. Garcia of Tampa, Fla., Jorge L. Garcia of Cedar Grove, N.J., Carlos M. Garcia of Ft. Worth, Texas; one daughter, Matilde Garcia Scottsville, N.Y.; nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Mrs. Garcia was born in Cardenas, Cuba and moved to the Tampa area in 1983 from New Jersey. She was a homemaker and of the Protestant faith. Graveside Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
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GONZALES, Victor M., 43, of Tampa, died January 6, 2001. Survived by three daughters, Andromedia, Galixine, Desiree, all of Tampa; son, Victor Jr. of Tampa. Abbey Affordable Cremation & Funeral Services, Largo, Fla.
GRIMES, Frankie V., 73 of Plant City, Florida passed away on January 8, 2001 at Plant City Health Care Center. She is survived by three brothers, Curtis L. Grimes of Plant City, Ronald R. Grimes of Lakeland, John A. Grimes of Ocala; and two sisters, Barbara J. Goodson and Shirley Lott of Plant City. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday January 11, 2001 at Plant City Church of God. The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service. Ms. Grimes was a member of the Plant City Church of God where she taught Sunday school for several years. Final interment will be at Bethlehem Cemetery, Dover, Florida.
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HARPER, Mildred L., 76 of Winter Haven died January 8, 2001. Survived by husband, Donald; son, Charles Hargrave; daughter, Linda Phillips; sister, Rosemary Rosen; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Crisp-Coon
HARRISON, George, 79, of Lakeland, died January 6, 2001. Survived by wife, Grace; sons, Steven, Kent, and Robert; daughter, Cathy; nine grandchildren. Born in Auburndale, Fla., moved here in 1922. Lakeland Funeral Home
HERNANDEZ, Genoveva, 73, of Land O' Lakes, went on to be with the Lord on January 8, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Salvador; two daughters, Ruth DeJesus and Doris Hernandez-Rojas both of Land O'Lakes; one brother, Rafael Romero of Land O'Lakes; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was born in Hatillo, Puerto Rico and moved to this area from Staten Island, N.Y. in 1994. She was a homemaker and a member of the Amazing Grace Baptist Church of Wesley Chapel.
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HERNER, Isabel, 80, of Sun City Center died January 7, 2001. She was survived by her nephew. She retired from the U.S. Government Foreign Services after 32 years and moved here in 1978. LEWERS FUNERAL HOME.
HITE, Adah Rosemary , 82, of Tampa, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2001. Survivors include her daughters, Carol W. Haok and husband, Kenneth of Tampa, Janet E. Hite of Tampa; sister, Betty Hisao of Hawaii. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl E. Hite in 1997 and her son, Richard E. Hite in 1975. Born in Rosedale West Virginia, Mrs. Hite moved to Tampa from Toronto Ohio in 1981.
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HOLBIN, Donald R. (Don), age 52 of Wesley Chapel, passed away January 7, 2001. Survivors include his beloved wife, Brenda A. Holbin; daughters, Amber and Christina Holbin and Dana Lieshman; parents, Virginia and Roy Holbin; brothers, Mike Holbin and wife, Susan and Rick Holbin and wife, Mary; sister, Sue Chartier and husband, Gary; mother-in-law, Violet Engels; sister-in-law, Denise Gaarder an d husband, Wayne; brother-in-law, Ted Engels; two grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to St. Mark Evangelist Catholic Church Building Fund, 9724 Cross Creek Blvd., Tampa, FL 33647 in memory of Don. A Funeral Mass will be offered for his soul Wednesday (today) at 11 o'clock at St. Mark Evangelist Catholic Church, with Rev. Father Eric Peters officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens.
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HUSSEY, John T. 89, of Belleair Largo passed away January 7, 2001. Survived by a daughter, Ruth Dowling; two grandchildren, Christopher Hamlin and Jennifer Hamlin; two great-grandchildren.
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JACOBS, Pamela L. 45, of Oldsmar, Fla., died Sunday January 7, 2001. Survived by husband, Rob Jacobs of Oldsmar. She was born in New York, N.Y., moved to Oldsmar in 1994. She was a Business Analyst. Holloway Funeral Home
JASKIEL, Wladyslaw, 88, of Tampa died Monday in Tampa. He is survived by his wife, Maria; two sons, George and Stefan; and daughter, Halina all of Tampa. Also a brother Jan of New York and a sister Franciska of Poland. He served as part of the Allied Armed Forces in World War II. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6-8:00 p.m. with a wake service at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Pauls Catholic Church with interment to follow at Florida National Cemetery.
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KELLY, Mary Catherine, a native of Wisconsin and a graduate of St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Ind., died December 28, 2000. Her survivors are her husband, Jim of 50 years; son, James P. Kelly Jr., wife Jane Kelly and grandchildren, Colin and Erin Kelly of Houston, Texas; daughter Maureen Kelly-Ostrosky and husband Stephen J. Ostrosky of Maryland; and one sister and six brothers. She retired from Tampa Catholic H.S. after a fulfilling career as an educator. A memorial service will be held at Christ The King Church on Saturday, January 31, 2001.
KILEY, George E., 74, of Valrico passed away Monday, January 8, 2001. He is survived by two sons, Stephen G. Kiley of Winter Park, Fla., James M. Kiley and his wife, Laura of Brandon, Fla.; three grandchildren. A native of Northampton, Mass., he has resided in Tampa area since 1957. He was a chemical manufacturing company salesman; a Merchant Marines World War II veteran, he had attended the U. S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. Also he had been active in Boy Scouts and youth sports activities in the Brandon area and had been a long time member of the Brandon High School Athletic Booster Club. A Memorial service to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in his memory.
KILLIAN, Marion E., 88, of Lakeland, died January 6, 2001. Survived by son, Gerard R. Killian, Lakeland; and sister, Ann Hansen, Dalton, Ark. Born in Philadelphia, Penn., moved here in 1993. Choice Cremation & Funeral Care
KINER, Gertrude A., age 79, of Tampa, passed away January 7, 2001. Preceded in death by her husband, George A. Kiner, and her daughter, Kimberly A. Kiner; Mrs. Kiner is survived by her sons, Steve A. Kiner and wife, Carol, Carrollton, Ga. and Kelly K. Kiner; daughters, Kathleen K. Ritch and husband, William, Karla Newby and husband, Danny, Crossville, Tenn., and Patricia Martinez; grandchildre n, Therese R. Feeman, Tabetha Ritch, Steven Baxter, Stacey, Hailey and Christine Kiner, Ray Martinez, Jr., and Ricky Martinez; eight great grandchildren; brother, Buddy Willie, St. Paul, Minn.; and sisters, Louise Willie and Marion Comford, both of St. Paul, Minn. A Funeral Mass will be offered for the repose of her soul Friday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. at The Epiphany Of Our Lord Catholic Church, 2 510 E. Hanna Ave., with the Rev. Father Ignacius Tuoc, Pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to LifePath Hospice, Inc., 310 W. Azeele Street, Tampa, FL 33609 in memory of Mrs. Kiner. Those attending the Funeral Mass on Friday are requested to meet directly at church. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. with recitation of the Catholic Wake Rite to begin at 7:00 p.m. at the chapel of
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LANNING, Edna Burla, 78 of Lake Alfred, died January 7, 2001. Survived by husband, Troy; mother; son, Jerry Lanning; daughter, Joann Walker; three brothers; two sisters; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Ott-Laughlin
LEMUS, Ernestina, 102, lifelong Tampa resident, died January 8, 2001 in Tampa. Mrs. Lemus is survived by her sons, Angel Lemus and wife Martha M., Victor Lemus and wife Mary J. and Rufino Lemus and wife Mary N., grandchildren, Angel Lemus, Jr., Desiree Gustafson of Escodido, Calif., Dawn Zambito, Victor Joseph Lemus of Atlanta, Ga., John R.S. Lemus, Ernest Lemus and Tina Jones, 12 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Thursday morning 11:00 a.m. at the Woodlawn Cemetery. The Family will receive friends Wednesday evening 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at
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LITTLE, Josephine M. `Joey`, 82 of Tampa passed away on January 8, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Donald Little; two sons, Thomas D. Little of Sandy, Utah and Michael B. Little of Gainesville, Fla.; daughter, Donna Jo Bowdy of Milton, Vt.; sister, Sarah Norris of Englewood, Fla.; brother, Thomas Morgan of Seffner, Fla.; nine grandchildren and one great grandson. The family will receive f riends for a Memorial Visitation on Thursday, January 11, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted or donations made to your favorite charity. The family gives a special thanks to the staff of the Carrollwood Care Center for their loving comfort and support.
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MANN, Lessie Elender, age 91, of Lake City, Fla. died January 5, 2001. Survived by two sons, three sisters, two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren. She was a homemaker. Guerry Funeral Home, Lake City, Fla.
McAULIFFE, Dorothy M. 83, of Belleair Bluffs, died January 8, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Tom; a daughter, Patricia; sister, Jeannette; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. HUBBELL FUNERAL HOME
McCLUMPHA, Lavella, 95, of Clearwater, died January 5, 2001. Survived by son, Philip D., Gainesville; daughter, Janet McClumpha Smith, Charlotte, N.C.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home
McLAREN, Irwin P., 93, of Largo, died January 5, 2001. Survived by one son, four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. Born in Baltimore, Md., moved here in 1964. He was a Roman Catholic by faith. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home
MILLER, Agnes `Constance`, 73, of Tampa, died October 4, 2000. She is survived by her dear friend Jacquelyn Russell Blanco. Ms. Miller was born in Bath, Pa., and moved to the Tampa area in 1966. She was an artist and a member of the Tampa Realistic Art Center. FLORIDA MORTUARY FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES (813) 237-2900
MULLER, Theresa M., 72, of Haines City, Fla., died January 7, 2001. Survived by husband, James S.; sons, James P. and Stephen; daughter, Christine; brother, James; sisters, Agnes and Janice. Oak Ridge Funeral Care
NASH, Donald J., 82, of Clearwater Beach, died January 6, 2001. Survived by wife, Helen; three sons, Thomas, Barton, and James; daughter, Katherine; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home
NICHOLS, Robert H., 75 of Winter Haven died January 5, 2001. Survived by wife, Ruby; three daughters, Brenda Cook, Cherylene Collier and Sandra Harrington; one sister; six grandchildren. Ott-Laughlin F.H.
OVERBEY, Hildred Lee, of Tampa, Florida, formerly of Nashville, suffered a stroke on October 11th, slipped into a coma on October 14th, and passed on to be with her maker on January 6, 2001. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, William Clifton Overbey; three children, Constance O. Luttrell (Al) of Franklin, Tennessee, Linda Parker (Bill) of Atlanta, Georgia, and Thomas Lee Overbe y (Denise) of Tampa, Florida; four grandchildren, Lynn Hussung (Michael) of Nashville, Tennessee, Charles Edwin Winger, Jr. (Erika) of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Chris Winger (Amanda) of Memphis, Tennessee; Johnny Guffee (Amber) of Franklin, Tennessee; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at Idlewild Baptist Church in Tampa, Florida, on Thursday, January 11, at 4:30 p.m. (Vi sitation immediately following.) In lieu of flowers, any remembrance gifts should be made in honor of Hildred Overbey to the New Idlewild Baptist Church Campus Program at 1515 West Bearss Ave ., Tampa, Florida 33613, phone (813)-264-1515. Born in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, on August 23, 1923, Hildred later moved to Louisville where she met and married her husband, W.C. They subsequently lived in Memphis, Atlanta, and Nashville before retiring to Sarasota, Florida, then finally settling in the Tampa area. In both Tennessee and Florida, Mrs. Overbey was an active member of several women's organizations, including Republican Women, the Florida Orchestra Guild, Red Cross Angels, and several bible and prayer groups. She was a former president of the Fidelis Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church in Nashville.
PARRA Rodriguez, `Eva` Evangelina, passed away at the age of 101 on January 6, 2001. Eva is survived by a son Elizardo (Jimmy) Calvo of Massachusetts; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren; a niece Norma Baron Lobato and nephew Mario Parra. Oreste Couceyro was her caring and loving companion for over twenty five years. Eva was born on July 28, 1899, in Ybor City to Louisa Perez Par ra and Louis Parra. Her grandparents originated from the Canary Islands and Northern Spain. She was preceded in death by three sisters, one brother and a daughter: Ovania Barbon, Caridad Gonzalez, Perola Miranda, Louis Parra Jr., and Mirta Fernandez all of Tampa. She lived in New York City for thirty years leaving Tampa during the Great Depression. Eva believed in viewing life from a positive poin t of view, caring little for worldly possessions. This wonderful centurion found joy and adventure in what others may have deemed mundane. She feared little and loved much. Eva's great sense of humor, her independent spirit and the excitement she created in others by just being around them will be missed by those who cared and loved her. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 10, 2001 at the Garden of Memories Cemetery.
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PATEL, Shantilal B., 85 of Winter Haven died January 7, 2001. Survived by wife, Savitaben; three sons; four daughters; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home
RIPPLE, Mary Louise, 82, of Tampa, died January 7, 2001. She is survived by her one daughter, Charlotte J. Voytek of Tampa, FL.; two sons, William A. `Billy` Jefferson of Floral City, Fla., Wayne L. Jefferson of Dade City, Fla.; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren and also survived by one aunt, Eva Mae Hill of Tampa, Fla. Mrs. Ripple was a lifelong Tampa resident and was one of the former owners of Zackers Bottled Gas Co. Graveside Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
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RIVIERE, Viola, 94, of Palm Harbor, died January 8, 2001. Survived by son, Larry; two daughters, Fleda and Tuelah; 12 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home