KELLAR, Mary B., age 80,of Fort Meade died Friday, January 5, 2001 survived by a loving family. Services not at this time. WHIDDEN-MCLEAN FUNERAL HOME, BARTOW
KUMAR, Halkur, (Mohan) 50, of Tampa, passed away January 4, 2001. Survived by his wife, Geetha Kumar; sons Sachin and Rahul Kumar; mother, Kalayanamma; four brothers, Bhargar Kumar, Anil Kumar, Srinivas, and Gopalkrishna. Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, January 3, 2001 at Trinity Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Rt. 54, New Port Richey, FL, ph# 727-376-7824 Visitation from 12:00-1:30 prior to Service.
MANN, Lessie Elender, age 91, of Lake City, Fla. died Friday, January 5, in the Ayers Health & Rehabilitation Cente, Trenton, Fla. following an extended illness. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 8, in the Victory Assembly of God Church (Everybody's Tabernacle), Ellisville, Fla. with Rev. Wayne Hancock officiating. Graveside committal services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 9, in Fortner Cemetery, Parrish, Fla. Visitation will be from 6 to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, January 7, at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 4309 South First Street, Lake City, Fla.
McGILL, M. John, 89 of Largo, died January 4, 2001 in Largo, Fla. Visitation Sunday 2-5:00 p.m., Masonic Service Sunday 4:00 p.m. Star Lodge #78 Largo, Funeral Service Monday 10:00 a.m. Chapel, Entombment at Serenity Gardens Memorial Park, Memorials to Shriners Crippled Childrens Hospital, Moss Feaster Serenity Gardens Chapel 13401 Indian Rocks Rd. 446-2375
MCGILL, M. John, 89, of Largo, died Thursday January 4th at Suncoast Hospital in Largo. Survivors include his wife Martha A. of Largo; son, Craig McGill of Indian Rocks Beach; three daughters, Patricia C. Parker, Camden, Ohio, Lisa A. Garvy, Valrico and Linda S. Burtch, Niagara Falls, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren. Born in Muncie, Indiana he moved here in 1958 from Hamilton, Ohio. Former Owner of McGill Plumbing in Largo. Member of Anona United Methodist Church, Largo when he served as former Chairman of Trustees and Head Usher. Worked for Peck Plumbing from 1958 to 1962. In 1962 he started McGill Plumbing in Largo. Member of BeIleair Country Club, Belleair Bluffs Rotary Club, Member of the Bath Club, Reddington Beach - former President of Nantalala Shores Owner's As soc., Paul Harris Fellow (Rotary), became a Kentucky Colonel 1988, 49 year life member of Largo Elk's Lodge #2159. Past President of Monkey Mutual Aid Society 1940, Member of Washington Lodge #17, Hamilton, Ohio since 1951, Scottish Rite, Valley of Cincinnati - Egypt Temple Shrine, Tampa - Royal Order of Jesters Tampa Court #89, Knights Templar Commandery #41, Hamilton, Ohio - Royal Arch Masons Ha milton Chapter #21, Hamilton, Ohio- Billikens of Pinellas County & Past President, Grand Council Royal & Select Masons of Ohio Hamilton Council #19, Member of Royal Shrine Club, member of Western North Caroline Shrine Club, Member Past President & Director of Holiday Isles Shrine Club, York Rite Mason, Kachina Club life member, Past President of Hamilton, Ohio Shrine Club, High Noon Club of Clearwater, Life Member of Clan Donald USA.
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McLAUGHLIN, Mearl A., 86, of New Port Richey, Fla. died January 5, 2001. Survived by wife, Dolores; one son, one step-son, three daughters, 18 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren. Arlington Funeral Home
PROCK, Gerald Q. `Jerry`, 51, of Riverview, died January 5, 2001. He was born in Flint, Mich., was a U.S. Navy veteran, and was a security guard for the U.S. Security Associates. He is survived by his wife Anna; a daughter, Joy Ellen of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and a half brother, Michael Harnish of Flint, Mich. A memorial service will be held 6:00 p.m., Monday, January 8, at the Chapel of
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RUST, Mary Rita, age 64, of Tampa, passed away January 4, 2001. A native of Oil City, Pa. and resident of Tampa for the past 54 years, Mrs. Rust was a founding member of CHIP, Cancer Help In Progress, at St. Joseph Hospital and a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Fred Rust, Jr.; son, Ted Rust and wife, Leslie; daughter Kim Muller; brothers, Mike Powers and w ife, Mary, Winter Haven, Bob Powers and wife, Elsie, Lakeland, Jim Powers and wife, Mary and Bud Powers and wife, Marilyn; mother-in-law, Meta Rust; grandchildren, Bryan, Ricky, Ryan and Devin and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A Funeral Mass will be offered for the repose of her soul, Monday morning at 11 o'clock at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, corner of Himes and Hillsborough Aves., with Monsignor Laurence E. Higgins, P.A. Pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to LifePath Hospice, Inc., 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609 in memory of Mrs. Rust. Pallbearers include: Bryan Muller, Richard Rust, Ryan Rodriguez, Devin Muller, Tom Weekes and Jim Powers, Jr. Honorary Pallbearers include: Michael, Robert, James and Charles Powers, Charles Rodriguez, William Diez and John Parker. Those attending the Funeral Mass on Monday are requested to meet directly at church. The family will receive friends this evening (Sunday) from 5-7:00 p.m. with recitation of the Catholic Wake Rite to begin at 6:00 p.m. at the chapel of
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SOLIS, RaIph, 59, of Tampa died January 4, 2001. He is survived by his wife Jean, sister Mina and her husband Angel Orihuela of Tampa and Margo `Maggie` and her husband Ken Cook of Akron, Ohio. Five step-children, nine step-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren, three nephews and one niece.
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STEVENS, Etta Margaret, 36, of Lakeland died January 5, 2001. She is survived by a daughter, Carmelita Woodard; son, Joaquin Babcock; sister, Charlotte Evans, and several grandchildren. Heath Funeral Chapel.
TRAINA, Lupe Rey, 90, of Brandon, died January 4, 2001. She was the widow of Sam Traina, Sr. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Janie and Dr. Sam Scolaro of Brandon, Fla.; two grandchildren, Stephanie Scolaro, Jennifer Goldbach and husband Scott all of Brandon, Fla. and sister, Conchita Jorge of Tampa, Fla. Mrs. Traina was a lifelong Tampa resident. She was of the Catholic faith. F uneral Services will be held Noon Monday, January 8, 2001 at the funeral home chapel, with Rev. Thomas A. Stokes, S.M., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Pallbearer's will be Dr. Sam E. Scolaro, Scott Goldbach, Frank Rey, Neil Rey, James A. Fernandez and John Maniscalco, Jr. and three honorary pallbearer's will be Sam Traina, Jr., David Traina, and Dr. Eustasio Fernandez.
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VON QUALEN, Vernon, 87, of Sun City Center, passed away at home on January 6, 2001. He is survived by his loving wife Elisabeth; son, Keith of Ft. Myers; daughter, Karen (James) Finley of Fairfield Glade, Tn; three Grandsons and a great grandson. Affectionately known to his many friends as `Garage Sale Pete`. He will be sincerely missed. Memorial services will be held on Monday, January 8, 2001, 2:00 p.m., at United Community Church in Sun City Center. Continuing services will be held in Illinois.
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WITHERS, Ethel V., 79, passed away, January 5, 2001. Survivors include a loving family who will miss her dearly. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 8, 2001, at 12:30 p.m. at the MacDill Ave. Church of Christ. Interment will follow services at Florida National Cemetery
at 2:30 p.m. Friends may visit at the South Tampa Chapel of Mark III Funeral Home today from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the MacDill Ave. Church of Christ. Mark III Funeral Home. 831-9444
AMES, Agnes H., 94, of Zephyrhills passed away January 2, 2001. She is survived by two daughters, Alice Sullivan Crosby of Dacula, Georgia and Betty Sullivan Stewart of Trilby, Florida; one son, Charles Sullivan of Richmond, Virginia; one sister, Inez Dimery of Ocala, Florida; 12 grandchildren, many great grandchild- ren, and great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was pre deceased by her husband Byron Ames, one son David Sullivan and four brothers and sisters. Mrs. Ames was born in Palmetto, Georgia, and moved to the Entprise, Richland, Zephyrhills area 81 years ago from Georgia, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Zephyrhills. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday January 8 at Whitfield Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Reverend Steve Odom will officiate. Interment will follow at Oakside Cemetery.
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BRYANT, Marvin D., 87, of Dade City, died Friday, January 5, 2001 at home. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Stella; a son, Robert L. Bryant and his wife Beverly, of Dade City; a daughter, June Kirby of Dade City; a sister, Betty Connell of Fort Myers; three grandchildren, June Kirby of Dade City, Robert L. Bryant, Jr. of Lakeland, and Christina Crosby of Shreveport, La.; and four great g randchildren, Tiffany Kirby and Zachary Kirby, both of Dade City, and Kaitlyn Bryant and Timothy Hardin, both of Lakeland. A life long Dade City resident, he was from the pioneer family of Robert L. Bryant and Linda Lanier. He was a farmer and citrus grower and was a retired electrician from Lykes-Pasco. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Funeral Services will be held in the chapel of Hodges Family Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 9, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Willard Sessoms officiating. Burial will follow at Floral Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6-8:00 p.m.
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LINVILLE, Margie Ann, 68, of Dade City, died Friday, January 5, 2000. She is survived by three sons: Russell Lee (Pamela Jean) Linville of Leesburg, Fla., Rodney Lee (Kimberly Sue) Linville of Ridge Manor and Raymond Lawrence (Candi-Jo Marie) Linville of Ridge Manor; one daughter: Patty (Frank) Richter of Dade City; four brothers: Sam Croft of Vero Beach, Fla., E.C. Croft of Millington, Tenn., George Croft and Mark Croft, both of Dade City; two sisters: Arcie McKendree and Edna McKendree, both of Dade City; ten grandchildren, four great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband: Roy Lee Linville and a brother: Sherrod Croft. A native of Ft. Meade, Fla., she moved back to Dade City 30 years ago. She was a Past Worthy Matron of the Order of Easter n Star Chapter No. 12 of Dade City, and was a Past Grand Instructor of the Crand Chapter of Florida. She was the past Secretary of the Dade City Key Stone Club. A Memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Coleman & Ferguson Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Florida National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to be made to The Hardy Benevolent Trust Fund, 17020 Powerline Rd., Dade City, FL 33523. COLEMAN & FERGUSON CO. FUNERAL HOMES DADE CITY
POLSTON, Thelma, 73, of Dade City, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001 at home. Survivors include three sons, Leonard Sammy Weeks of Clay Sink, Ronald Ervin Weeks of Groveland and Henry Tom Weeks of Dade City; a brother, Roger Lynn of Spring Hill; a sister, Madaline Register of Lacoochee; ten grandchildren; and eighteen great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A Lacoochee native, she was a life long resident of this area. She was a housekeeper and was Baptist. Graveside funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 8, 2001 at Chapel Hill Gardens. HODGES FAMILY FUNERAL HOME
ADAMS, Mary V. 86 passed away January 3, 2001 at Memorial Hospital. Survivors include her son Felix and his wife Bobbye Sue Adams; son Ernest Eugene Player and his wife Annie Mae of Gadsden, Ala., daughter Elma and her husband Edward Culberson and daughter Sonia Chancey; grandchildren, Jeff Player, Nova Smith Michael Chancey, Mitchell Chancey, Jay Adams, Phillip Adams, Christina Houston, Connie Gonzales James McGowan, and Robert C. McGowan; great- grandchildren, Courtney, Meagan, Jamey, Marlena, Jennifer, Kyle, Casey, Cy, Briar, Josh, Ashlyn Joe and Heather. Mrs. Adams was pre-deceased in 1986 by her loving husband of fifty years Mr. Elmer Adams. A Baptist by faith the Adams family moved to Tampa in 1956 from Gadsden, Alabama. Visitation will be Sunday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 p.m. at the S outh Tampa Chapel of Mark III Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Monday, January 8, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow to the Garden of Memories. Until we meet again, you will always be in our hearts. Your loving family. Mark III Funeral Home. 831-9444
BEVERLAND, Linda Louise, 58, passed away Wednesday morning, January 3, 2001. Linda is survived by her loving husband Jack of 42 years, and her three cherished children and their spouses, Dusti and Ron Lynn of Crystals, Fla., Traci and Rick Neely of Wesley Chapel, Fla. and Durk and Cindy Beverland, also of Wesley Chapel, Fla. Linda also leaves behind a wonderful legacy of ten grandchildren whom she adored. Linda was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in December of 1996, and had fought bravely and gracefully against this tragic illness. Linda Louise Wilson, daughter of Saunders and Louise Wilson, was born October 10, 1942 in Largo, Fla. Linda attended Largo Public schools where Linda fell in love and married her high school sweetheart Jack `Jacky` Beverland on October 15, 1958. Linda was a member of the North Boulevard Church of Christ. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2001, 10:00 a.m. at the Garden of Memories Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Pasco-Hernando Hospice House, 37441 Clinten Ave., Dade City, FL 33525. `Thanks for being Mom!`
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BRAITHWAITE, Ruby R., 65, of Tampa, formerly of Radford, Va., passed away January 4, 2001. She is survived by three daughters, Mary Mauck, Virginia Braithwaite, and Judy Thompson; seven grandchildren, Katrina, Brian, Amy Thompson, Sherry, Tina Joyner, Ronnie Meadors and Michael Sine all of Tampa; one great-grandchild Christopher James Meadors. She was a beloved mother and grandmother and she wi ll be dearly missed and loved forever, Your family. A funeral service will be held Monday in the chapel at 2:00 p.m. with the visitation from 1-2:00 p.m. FLORIDA MORTUARY FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES (813)237-2900
BROWN, Daisy Alberta, 40, of Tampa died January 1, 2001. Survived by spouse, Timothy; son, Jesse; daughter, Lola; one grandchild, Hailie; two brothers, two sisters, parents. American Heritage Cremation Society, Clearwater
BROWN, Sarah, passed away, December 31, 2000. She leaves one son and many family members. Services will be January 6th, at 11:00 a.m. Aikens Funeral Home Chapel. 232-8725
CAHILL, Patrick D., 67, of Tampa, died December 30, 2000. Survivors include wife, Isabel; son, Salvatore; four daughters, Patricia, Gloria, Teresa and Linda; 13 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
CAMARA, Octavio, age 90, lifelong resident of Tampa, passed away, January 4, 2001. He was preceeded in death by his beloved wife, Elvira. Survivors include his daughters, Hortensia Regalado, Dalia Camara and Orchid Vargas, brothers, Juan Camara, Antonio Llanes and Manuel Llanes, sister, Josephine Vitali and several grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday, 2:00 p.m. at Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes, Armenia Chapel, 4730 N. Armenia Avenue, Tampa. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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CRESPO, Abraham Felix, infant died January 2, 2001 in Valrico. Born on December 20, 2000 he was a Catholic and is survived by his parents: Abraham and Nicolle, sister Madison, paternal grandparents: Lillian and Miguel Gonzalez and maternal grandparents: Felix and Gail Llorca. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m till 5:00 p.m. on January 7, 2001 at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home with services on January 8, 2001 at 12:00 p.m. at Nativity Catholic Church.
CSIZMADIA, Jozsef, 81, of Land 0' Lakes, passed away on January 4, 2001. He was born in Hungary and moved to the U.S.in 1956. He is survived by his wife Terez; one son, Jozsef Csizmadia of Tampa, FL; one daughter, Theresa Santa of Land 0' Lakes; two brothers, Janos and Istvan both of Hungary ; one sister, Terez of Hungary; on grand- daughter, Zsuzsanna McGovern of Land 0' Lakes; one great gran d- daughter, Meaghan McGovern of Land 0' Lakes. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at the Loyless Funeral Home Chapel at 4:30 p.m. The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
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CUNNINGHAM, Margaret E., 73, of Winter Haven, died January 3, 2001. Survived by one son, Jonathan Lee; one daughter, Joanna Lyn; three brothers, William, Richard, and John; one grandchild. Crisp-Coon Funeral Home
FORGIANA, Trey Michael, infant, of Winter Haven, Fla. died January 4, 2001. Survived by mother, Ronda Kaye Forgiana; father, Robert Forgiana, Jr.; sister, Jessica, all of Winter Haven. Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home, Winter Haven
FRITZ, Donna, 74, of Plant City died Thursday, January 4, 2001, at Florida Baptist Hospital. Surviving are her husband, John; three daughters: Carol of Cape Coral, Paulette of Dublin, Ohio, Denise of Bettendorf, Iowa; eight grandchildren; and one great granddaughter. Mrs. Fritz moved to Plant City in 1978 from Ohio. She was very active in the SFBA Women's Aux. In lieu of flowers, contributions to that organization will be appreciated. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 7, 2001 at Lord of Light Lutheran Church, Mud Lake Road, Plant City.
HENRY, Sean, 41, of Clearwater, Fla., died December 27, 2000. Survived by mother Mary; two brothers, Michael and Terrance; sister, Patricia Fisher; four nieces and nephews. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home
HOWARD, Waylon, 64, of Tampa passed away January 4, 2001. He is survived by two sons, David Nix Howard of Seffner and Waylon J. Howard of Valrico; two daughters, Teresa Ann Pugh of Plant City and Janet Lee Sardinas of Seffner; three sisters, Norma Allison of Indiana, Sara Sawyer of Lake City and Betty Sapp of Plant City; 12 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. Funeral services will be c onducted 11:00 a.m. Monday at the Landmark Baptist Temple with Reverend Steve Barber officiating. Interment to follow at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2:00 til 5:00 p.m. at the Stowers Brandon Chapel.
HUBER, Jack K., Jr., 84, of Tampa, died January 2, 2001 in Tampa. He is survived by his stepson, Royall Brown; grandson, Royce Brown; granddaughter, Lara Campbell; and one great-grand- child. The Family will receive friends Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories.
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LEVELL, Rosa Maria Casellas, on Tuesday, January 2, 2001 at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. Beloved wife of Colonel Eddie Levell, Jr. USA (Ret). Loving mother of Ruben `Rusty`, Kenneth `Skipper, Randy `RC`, Cheryl `Tootie`, Michael `Milo`, Will Dantzler and the Late Edward `Chico` and Raymond `Raymo`. Sister of Dalia Bethel, Juanita Robins and the late Juan, Victoria and Delores. Grandmother of seven teen: Ruben, Rashonda, RC, Dana, Andrew, Randy, Olivia, Arrianna, Racquel, Mikayla, Mariah, Janice, Joi, Carisa, Alexa, Ruben Carlo and the late Frank Anthony. Mother-in-law to Gerri, Anita and Frank. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Friends may call on Sunday, January 7 from 6-8:00 p.m. at Demaine Springfield Annandale Chapel Backlick and Edsall Roads, Springfield, Va. Services will he held on Monday, January 8 at 1:45pm at Ft. Myer (Old Post) Chapel. Interment to follow at Arlington National Cemetery.
MARTENSEN, Melvin D., 69, of Haines City, Fla., died January 2, 2001. Survivors include wife, Carolyn; son, Dale; daughter, Lori; brother; sister; grandchildren, Christopher, Cara, Holly, Jack, and Daniel. Oak Ridge Funeral Care
MURRAY, Judith Ann, 55 of Seffner, passed away Wednesday morning. Survivors include her sons, Michael M. Klahn and Marty R. Scott ; daughter, Sheri L. Abrams; nine grandchildren and dear friend, Ron Murray. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home chapel with Dr. Lynn Sayne, officiating. Interment will follow in Thonotosassa Cemetery, Thonotosassa, Fla. The family will receive friends from 2-4:00 p.m. and from 6-8:00 p.m. Sunday.
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NAYLOR, Lillie J., 75, of Winter Haven, died January 3, 2001. Survived by husband, Richard; three sons, Richard, David, and Thomas; brother, Warren; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home
PARDUE, Robert Kent, 50, of Riverview passed away January 3, 2001. He is survived by his daughter, Tammy Pardue; mother, Carolyn DeHart; two brothers, Gene and Randy; sister, Mysse Potter. A Memorial service will be conducted 4:00 p.m. Saturday (today) at the STOWERS BRANDON CHAPEL.
PATTERSON, Alice B., 89, of Clearwater, Fla., died December 30, 2000. Survived by several cousins, one niece, and nephews. Born in Utica, N.Y., moved here in 1927 from Atlanta, Ga. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes
REEL, Lawrence Sr., 86, died January 5, 2001 in Brandon. He is survived by his wife: Ada of Sandford, Fla., two sons: Lawrence, Jr. of Tampa and David of Valrico, three daughters: Janice Springfield of Sanford, Fla., Lynn McMillan and Sharon Wilson, both of Tampa, one brother: Watson of Sanford, Fla., ten grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Born in Orlando, Fla., he was a Baptist and a railroad engineer. Visitation will be January 7, 2001 from 3:00 p.m. till 5:00 p.m. with services January 8, 2001 at 2:00 p.m., both at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home.