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Florida Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 456

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Date: Wednesday, 17 October 2012, at 5:06 p.m.

STRICKLAND, Geneva H., of Haines City, died July 26, 2001. Survived by one sister; one brother; three nepehws; and four nieces. Oak Ridge F.H.

WHALEY, Larry S., 57, of Tampa, Fla., passed away July 24, 2001. Larry will be sadly missed by his wife, Mirtha; daughter and son-in-law, Tanya and Sean Hillary; sister, June Taft; nieces and nephews, family and friends. Born October 22, 1943 in Knoxville, Tenn., he was the son of A.D. and Thelma Whaley. Family and friends will celebrate his life at a memorial service at John Chestnut Park (She lter 8) at Lake Tarpon on Saturday, August 4, 2001 at 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, those who so desire may make contributions in memory of Larry Whaley to the Moffitt Foundation, 12902 Magnolia Dr., Tampa, FL 33612 or the USF Foundation, c/o College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612.

ABLES, Murray F., M.D, 68, of Hudson, formerly of Tampa, died Friday, July 27, 2001. Survived by his wife, Norma; 12 children; a sister, Patty Akins, Tulsa, Okla.; and 22 grandchildren. He retired as a Psychiatric Physician from the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bay Pines, after 30 years of service. He was a Lieutenant/ Radar Specialist with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Kor ean Conflict. He was a member of the American Psychiatric Assoc., the American Medical Assoc., and the Gulf Island Beach & Tennis Club Assoc., Hudson. Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Assoc. A memorial service is planned for a later date. THOMAS B. DOBIES FUNERAL HOMES, HUDSON AVENUE CHAPEL, HUDSON; (727) 868-4441.

AGDAMAG, Mary Ryllis Hill, 56, of Brandon, passed away at home, Tuesday, July 24, 2001. Mary is survived by her husband, Peter; three sons, Peter, Jr., Preston, and Patrick; two grand- sons, Peyton and Pierceton; a daughter-in -law, Julie; mother, Velma Hill; a sister, Madeline Gaston. She was a teacher of the deaf for Hillsborough County Schools for thirty three years, a graduate of the Unive rsity of South Florida and Nova University. She was a member of Brandon Sertoma Club and Delta Delta Delta Sorority. Memorial services will be conducted Sunday, July 29, 2001, 3:00 p.m. at St. Cecilia's Episcopal Church, 1920 Maydell Drive, Tampa, Fla. The family will receive friends at Stowers Brandon Chapel on Saturday, July 28, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

STOWERS-BRANDON

AROCHA, Dolores,`Lola`, 83, of Tampa, died July 26, 2001 in Tampa. Survivors include her son, Robert Foret, Jr. and fiancee, Maria, and daughter, Victoria; sister: Carmen Noda; niece, Martha Salgado; nephew, Julius Rios and fiancee, Melissa Douglas; several cousins, nephews and nieces. Memorial services will be held Sunday 7:30 p.m. at the Soldiers of the Cross of Christ Church, 1711 N. Armenia Ave.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Armenia - A P Boza Memorial Chapel

BOSANKO, Ruth M., 90, of Tampa passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2001. She is survived by her daughter, Judith Page; son, Kenneth Bosanko; five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Flowers are accepted or contributions may be made to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele Street. Funeral services will be held Sunday 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL

Nebraska Chapel (813) 237-3336

CHURCH, Mrs. Beauford Thrower (Bailey), 83, born August 11, 1917, died July 26, 2001, an event precipitated by a fall. She is survived by her children, Charles and Nancy Bailey of Indian Rocks Beach; Charlalee Bailey and John Iacovini of Tybee Island, Georgia; Laurence Lee and Linda Bailey of Duluth, Georgia; George and Debbie Church of Wilmington, North Carolina and Edward and Pat Church of Lo cust Grove, Georgia. She also had 13 grandchildren and four great- grandchildren. She was with friends and family at Big Canoe, Georgia, when the accident occurred. She was the daughter of Laurence L. Thrower and Charlie Virginia Turk Thrower, both of Tampa and now deceased; she was the granddaughter of Rev. Benjamin Key Thrower, former pastor of First United Methodist Church and Laura Mitchell Th rower of Tampa, both deceased. She was first married in 1937 to Charles F. Bailey, who died in 1955. Colonel George B. Church was her second husband, and together they reared their combined families of six children in Tampa on Sunset Drive and at Indian Rocks Beach. Beauford attended Plant High School and Florida State College for Women now known as Florida State University. While there, she joine d the Kappa Delta Sorority. In Tampa, she was an active member of the Palma Ceia United Methodist Church. In later years, she made her home in Atlanta, Georgia and Lakemont, Georgia, where she dedicated a good deal of her time to her vocation, portrait painting. She also enjoyed serving as Secretary/Treasurer of the National League of Pen Women, Georgia Chapter. She was a member of Northside Unite d Methodist Church where she served as a Stephen's Minister. A service in her memory was held at Northside United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 28, 2001. She will be interred at Myrtle Hill Memorial Gardens following a graveside service at 11:00 a.m., on July 30, 2001 attended by family members and conducted by Rev. Paul Wagner, her former minister at the Palma Ceia United Methodi st Church, now retired. Memorials may be sent to the United Methodist Children's Home, 500 Columbia Drive, Decatur, Georgia 30030, or the Atlanta Sacred Chorale, P.O. Box 88626, Atlanta, Georgia, in her memory.

MARK III FUNERAL HOME

DANIEL, Frank Edward `Cookie`, 60, of Tampa passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2001. He is survived by his daughters, Michelle Garcia, Brandon; and Jennifer Keane, St. Petersburg, Fla.; brother, Wayne Ware Daniel, Land O'Lakes, Fla.; and three grandchildren. Memorial services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. today (Saturday) at the chapel of Serenity Meadows Funeral Home., 6919 Providence Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Brandon.

SERENITY MEADOWS MEMORIAL PARK AND FUNERAL HOME

HARRISON-NAGY, Linda, 41, died July 26, 2001 in Seffner. She is survived by her parents, William Harrison and Dorothy Caledine; two daughters, Christina Nagy and Tiffany Nagy. Born in Pa., she moved to this area in 1969. She was a C.N.A. and a Protestant. Donations can be made to the Tampa LifePath Hospice. Hillsboro Memorial F.H.

JOHNSON. Harold R., 74, Lakeland, died July 25, 2001. Survived by his wife, Juanita, one son, two daughters, two brothers, one sister, two grandchildren, three great- grandchildren. Heath Funeral Chapel

JOHNSON, PEARL M., 95, of Clearwater, passed away July 24, 2001. She is survived by several nieces and great-nieces.

Hubbell F. H. and Crematory,

KRUTZIK, Viola M., 93, of Holiday, died July 26, 2001. She is survived by one son, two daughters, two sisters, ten grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.

Michels & Lundquist F. H.

KUGLIN, Frederick T., passed away on July 24, 2001 at Kindred Hospital. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Lillian Ann Kuglin; daughter, JoAnn M. Koehler and son-in-law Jeff of Lutz; son Frederick A. and daughter- in- law Karin of Plano, Texas, and five grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was born on June 1, 1915 in Erie, Pa. He served in the U.S. Army as a first sergeant in the 246 Signal Corp. during World War II. He received the Good conduct medal, the World War II Victory medal, American campaign medal, European, African, Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 5 Bronze stars. He married Lillian Conway when he returned from the war. They raised their family in Cleveland, Ohio and Overland Park, Kansas. He was a successful businessman who retired from Atlantic Ritchfield - Arco in 1980. In 1984 he and his wife moved to Tampa, Florida. He was a member of St. Mark's Evangelist Catholic Church and a lifelong devoted and practicing Catholic. He was a member of the American Legion, Knights of Columbus, Veterans of Foreign Wars. His family and friends will receive friends on Sunday July 29, 2001 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Blount, Curry & Roel Carrollw ood Chapel. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 30, 2001 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to the American Heart Association.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL

LETCHWORTH, Rufus W. (Buddy), 50, of Texas, passed away on July 24, 2001. Survived by his wife, Linda of Texas; son, Raymond of Texas; daughters, Rose Mary and Leslie of Florida and Wendy, Shannon, and Dawn Michelle of Texas; sisters, Norma and Rose Ann of Georgia, and Linda and Ruby of Florida; and five grandchildren. Services will be Saturday, July 28, 2001, 3:30 p.m. at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, 912 E. Fairbanks, Tampa, FL.

C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home

MARTIN, Mary Ellen, was released from her pain on July 26, 2001. She is survived by daughters, Shirley and Lori; grandchildren, Pam, Jason, Brandi and DJ and their families. C.E. Prevatt F.H.

McBRIDE, Beryle Q., 62, suddenly departed into the arms of the Lord on 26 July, 2001 due to heart disease. Beryle is mourned by his wife of 31 years, Elayne; parents, Arthur and Edna; brother, Wendell; daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen and Louie Diaz and son Brett; aunt and uncle, Betty and Bill Remington; numerous cousins. A native Tulsan and a National Guard veteran, Beryle adopted Tampa as his home in 1967. His Contagious personality and friendly demeanor paved the way for a plethora of awards, received during his thirty plus years of service to the community through Roger Whitley Chevrolet. Beryle Q. garnered the affection and respect of the countless lives he touched and left an indelible impression on all. His eternal gain is our earthly loss. The family will receive friends Monday, July 30, 2001, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Stowers Brandon Chapel. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the American Heart Association.

STOWERS - BRANDON

MISIASZEK, Milton E., 51, of Tampa, passed away at home Thursday, July 26, 2001 after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Judy; daughter, Tracy; his mother, Regina Gocek of Syracuse, N.Y.; brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Anne of Riverview; sister and brother-in-law, Bernadine and Rev. Colon Wright; nephew, Jason Wright; and niece Jeanette Wright of Green, N.Y. He is predeceased by his father, Milton Misiaszek, and step-father, Louis Gocek. Milton graduated from St. John the Baptist High School in Syracuse and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. The family will receive friends at Prevatt Funeral Home chapel on Saturday, July 28, 2001 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Services will be conducted in Prevatt Funeral Home chapel on Sunday, July 29, 2001 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. LaDue Straughn of Brandon Fellowship, Rev. Colon Wright and Bob Wolfington officiating.

MURPHY, Latha O., 82, of Thomasville, Ga., longtime resident of Lakeland, died July 25, 2001. Survived by four daughters, two brothers, eight grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. Heath Funeral Chapel.

ORTEGA, Ofelia Maria, 90, passed away on July 23, 2001, last survivor of the first generation of Ortega's. Native of Tampa, formally of New York City, and now of Sun City Center. She is survived by her beloved husband, Hector Melendez; daughters, Aurora Mayet-McGee andhusband, Rob Terminello; Consuelo Quinones and partner, Karen Pavidis; grandsons, John McGee and wife, Joyce Mcgee; Kevin McGee; great-granddaughters, Emily Nole McGee, Madelyn Kate McGee; nephew, Genaro Huerta; nieces, Lucy Iglessia and Hopey Rodriquez, and Lucy Salle; along with many loved relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at the Friendship Baptist Church, Sun City Center Plaza on Sunday July 29, 2001 at 5:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Friendship Baptist Church

SERENITY MEADOWS MEMORIAL PARK AND FUNERAL HOME

SIMMONS, Joe R., 55, of Tampa, died July 17, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Murdel; son, Trevor; daughter, Joyce; and brother, David.

Harmon Funeral Home

SMITH, Bobbie Traylor, 79, of Tampa passed away on Friday, July 27, 2001. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Ms. Smith was a resident of Tampa for over 60 years. Bobbie is survived by her loving and devoted family: two sons, Shannon and wife, Catherine; and Scott; grandsons, Stephen and wife, Lauren, Gregory and Christopher; great grandchildren, Tyler and Jacob. Ms. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Graham Smith, former president of the Arthur Smith Music Company. She was also employed for many years by the Wolf Brothers and Maas Brothers department stores. A memorial service will se held Saturday 2:00 p.m. (today) at the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Blount, Curry & Roel, Carrollwood Chapel, 813-968-2231

WILSON, Jeff, 39, of Winter Haven, died July 26, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Debra; parents, Margie and Jerry Wilson; and sister, Carrie.

Ott-Laughtlin Funeral Home

WINTERHALTER, Paul, 76, of Clearwater, passed away July 26, 2001. He is survived by his wife, son, three daughters, sister, and five grandchildren.

Hubbell Funeral Home

WOLFE, Davida Mae, 57, of Lakeland, died July 24, 2001. She is survived by her mother, Virginia Ward; one brother, and one sister. Services will be held at a later date in Georgetown, Ill. Heath Funeral Chapel

YOUNG, Mr. Clyde, 73, of Brandon, died July 26, 2001 at his residence. He is preceded in death by one son. He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia Young of Brandon; five sons, five daughters, two brothers, Clarence Young McMinville, Tennessee; and Charles Young Tallahassee, Florida. Born November 27, 1927 in Alabama, he moved to Brandon from Tennessee in 1968. He was a construction worker f or Patent Scaffolding, Tampa. He was a member of Souls Harbor Church of God. Funeral services 3:00 p.m. Saturday at Church of God Prophecy, 6224 Diamond Street, Tampa. Visitation 2-3:00 p.m. at the church. Donations may be made to Life Path Hospice, 3010 Azeele Street Tampa, FL 33609 or flowers will be accepted at the church.

David-Russell Funeral Home

GILL, Hazel Ferguson, died July 27, 2001. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred W. Gill; daughter, Mary Frances Mathers; and two brothers, Herbert and Larry Ferguson. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Holt and husband, Louie, Dade City; son-in-law, DeWitt Mathers, Tallahassee; brothers, Jim Ferguson and wife, Arneta, Blairsville, Ga.; Jon Ferguson and wife, Nadine, Jacksonville; sister s-in-law, Sarah Ferguson, Athens, Ga. and Bettie Ferguson Crawford, Lake City; granddaughter, Dr. Jenny Mathers Jenkins and husband, John, Wales; grandsons, Robert Holt, Atlanta; David Holt, Orlando; one great-grandson, Mathew Jenkins, Wales. Mrs. Gill was born in Delight, Arkansas, graduated from Pasco High and spent most of her life in Zephryhills. She worked for Neukom's Drug Store, Sibley's Re ady to Wear, and retired in 1975 from Florida Power Corp. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Memorial services will be private. Anyone wishing to remember Hazel may donate to Hernando/Pasco Hospice, 7066 Fort King Road, Zephyrhills, FL 33541. Whitfield F.H.

SCHEWE, Alden C., M.D., 68, of New Port Richey, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2001 at Bear Creek Nursing Home in Hudson, Fla. He is survived by his wife, Judith; two sons, Daniel C. Schewe of Delaware, and Jerry Woodka of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; two daughters, Pamela MacDowell of Lafayette, La.; and Susan Donovan of Tallahassee, Fla.; and nine grandchildren. Born in St. Louis, Mo., he moved here three years ago from St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Dr. Schewe was a retired surgeon who worked in various medical facilities in the Florida Keys and Pittsfield, Ill. for 24 years. He was of the Lutheran faith. He was a member of the Gulfport Radio Club and the Quiet Birdman Flying Club. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 29, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at Preferred Funeral Alternatives, 2508 U.S. Highway 19, Holiday, FL.

WILLIAMS, Cora V., 91, of Dade City, died July 25, 2001. She is survived by her husband, five grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two daughters. National Cremation Society

AGDAMAG, Mary Ryllis Hill, 56, of Brandon, passed away at home, Tuesday, July 24, 2001. Mary is survived by her husband, Peter; three sons, Peter, Jr., Preston, and Patrick; two grand- sons, Peyton and Pierceton; a daughter-in -law, Julie; mother, Velma Hill; a sister, Madeline Gaston. She was a teacher of the deaf for Hillsborough County Schools for thirty three years, a graduate of the Unive rsity of South Florida and Nova University. She was a member of Brandon Sertoma Club and Delta Delta Delta Sorority. Memorial services will be conducted Sunday, July 29, 2001, 3:00 p.m. at St. Cecilia's Episcopal Church, 1920 Maydell Drive, Tampa, Fla. The family will receive friends at Stowers Brandon Chapel on Saturday, July 28, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

STOWERS-BRANDON

BARTZ, Elmer G., 93, of Winter Haven, died July 23, 2001. Predeceased by his wife, he is survived by a son, daughter, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Crisp Coon Funeral Home

BATHURST, Robert B., 54, of Davenport, died July 24, 2001. He is survived by his wife, mother, two sons, and a daughter. Oak Ridge Funeral Home

BREWER, Helena Lucy, 90, of Bartow, died Saturday, July 21, 2001. Survived by a loving family.

WHIDDEN-MCLEAN FUNERAL HOME, BARTOW

CASTEEL, Meagan Kay, of Winter Haven, died July 25, 2001. She is survived by her parents, two brothers, and all four grandparents.

Crisp-Coon Funeral Home

CLARK, Sr., Fred Willis, 85, of Ava, Mo., formerly of Riverview, Fla., died July 24, 2001. He is survived by a loving family.

Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, Mo.

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