CAMPBELL, William H., 70, a native of Tampa, Florida, died peacefully on August 31, 2001 at James A. Haley VA Hospital Nursing Home. He attended Hillsborough High School and was a member 82nd Airborne Division from 1946-1949 serving in Germany. Mr. Campbell was the owner of Action Cartage Company and later worked in retail auto and truck sales and management. He retired `out to the lake` as the caretaker of King Lake Fish Club in Zephryhills. He was pre-deceased by his parents, James H. and Genevieve E. Campbell of Tampa and is survived by his daughter, Kathy Campbell Reisinger of Tampa; son, Bill Campbell Jr., of Valrico and daughter, Elaine Campbell Hossler of Tampa; his brother, James E. Campbell of Clearwater and Freddie Jo Rickerson of Tampa, as well as four grandsons; three grandd aughters and one great-grandson. A graveside service will be held on Monday, September 10, 2001 at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park in Tampa at 2 PM. It is the family's wish that contributions be made to the VA Hospice unit or the American Cancer Society in lieu of flowers.
BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Garden of Memories Chapel
CLARK, Charles John, 73, of New Port Richey, died August 31, 2001. Survived by wife, Judith M.; four sons; three daughters; one brother; four sisters; and family.
Michels & Lundquist F.H.
COSTA, Myrtle Elizabeth, age 88, died Thursday, August 30, 2001, in Venice Florida. She was born February 16, 1913 in Ft. Meade, Florida and a resident of Tampa since early childhood. She served as a civilian dental assistant at the Drew Field Army Hospital in Tampa during WWII. She then married Dr. John J. Costa, and was his dental assistant in Ybor City until they both retired in 1998. Myrtle was a founder and long time board member for the Orange Hill Cemetery
Restoration Association. Myrtle was preceded in death by her husband Dr. John Costa. She leaves one son John J. Costa Jr. of Venice, Florida; 2 grandsons Nicholas Costa of Gainesville, FL and James Paul Allee of San Diego, California; and 3 granddaughters Laura Soulliere of Utica, New York, Michelle Scheevel of Eagle River, Arkansas, and Nichole Van Brabant of Chesterfield, Michigan. Graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 22 at 10:00 a.m. at Orange Hill Cemetery
INTERNATIONAL FUNERAL HOME
DONOVAN, LaVerne L. (Vern), 72, of Gibsonton died September 1, 2001. He is survived by his wife Marie; 3 sons; 1 daughter; 3 brothers; 3 sisters.
Zipperer's Funeral Home & Crematory
FANNIN, HENRY W., SR. 73 of Ruskin, FL died Thursday, August 30, 2001. He was owner of Fannin Auto and Truck of Ruskin, FL. During his 50 years in the county, he raised cattle, grew fresh produce, bought and sold used vehicles and owned an excavating business. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and traveling with family and friends. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Nellie Christine Moore. He is survived by his wife, Betty Joe; 3 sons, Jack, Wayne, and Wesley; 3 Daughters, Doris Finch, Janie Connors, and Patsy Ritchie; 2 Brothers, Claude Jr. and Neil Fannin; 10 Sisters: Alice Eiden, Fay Fannin, Kathleen Brewer, Ethel Owelsy, Mary Thornburg, Ida Roberts, Kay Lewis, Nell Demare and Amanda Fannin; 16 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2001 at Family Funeral Care, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center, FL. Burial Fellowship Cemetery, Lithia, FL. Family will receive friends 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to LifePath Hospice, National Kidney Foundation, American Heart Association and the American Diabetes. Association. Arrangements Family Funeral Care
Sun City Center, FL
FLETCHER, Mattie Belle `Jimmie', 89, former longtime resident of Tampa, died Sat. Sept. 1, 2001 in Bradenton. Preceded in death by her husband, Mark Fletcher, Sr. and son, Mark Fletcher, Jr., she is survived by her son, Richard M. Fletcher, of Tallahassee, Fla., her daughter, Nancy Carolyn Mankin, of Brandon, Fla., her sister, Eula Colquitt, of Jacksonville, Fla., 6 grandchildren and 11 great g randchildren. Mrs. Fletcher was a charter member of Palma Ceia United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon Tuesday in the funeral home chapel. Rev. Paul J. Wagner will officiate. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service.
BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL MacDill Avenue Chapel
FULTON, James Edward, 81 of Tampa, passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Luisa Fulton; daughter, Charlotte Williams and husband W.L.; sons, Jeffery Fulton and wife Kimberly, Edward Casey and wife Syria; brother, Clifford Fulton and sister, Blanche Duke; six grandchildren, Brian Fulton Lezlie Ayres, Curtis Williams, David Williams, Cindy Williams and Angelica Cas ey; four great grandchildren, Rebecca Rose, John Williams, Jeremy and Spencer Ayres. Mr. Fulton served in the Army Air Force, retired from working as a supervisor with the railroad, worked as a volunteer at Shriners Hospital and was also a member of Fellowship Lodge No. 265. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. His loyalty and generosity will forever be a n inspiration to all who knew him. A service will be held on Tuesday, September 4, 12:00 noon, at Riverhills Church of God, 6310 E. Sligh Ave. Rev. Mark L. Williams officiating. He will be laid to rest at the Florida National Cemetery.
GRIFFITH, William N. `Bill`, age 72, of Tampa, passed away August 29, 2001. A native of Covington, Ky., and resident of Tampa since 1957; Mr. Griffith is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Mamie M. Griffith; sons, George, Tony, David and Will Griffith; daughters, Sandra Todd and Dixie Scroggins; mother, Barbara Schochet, Cincinnati, Ohio; sister, Barbara Clemmons; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday morning at ten o'clock at Sunset Memory Gardens. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in memory of Mr. Griffith. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the chapel of
GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
HEINEN, Evelyn., 78, of Temple Terrace died August 31, 2001. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 3, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Burial services will be in Port Washington, Wisconsin. She is survived by brother, Wilfred, and his family.
C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home
JOTWANI, Nandlal, M.D., 57, of Tampa, passed away Friday, August 31, 2001. Survived by his brothers, Prem Jotwani and Haresh Jotwani. Funeral Services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 3, 2001 at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Rt. 54, New Port Richey, (727-376-7824). Visitation one hour prior to service.
KINLEY, Jr., Max Wilbur, 65, of Tampa, died August 31, 2001. Survived by his wife of 42 years, Brenda Kuykendall Kinley, son, Edward and wife Rhonda, daughter, Brenda Orcutt and husband Greg, grandchildren, Max Kinley and Brenda Marie Orcutt, brother, Allen S. (Buddy) Kinley, all of Tampa. Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., Max moved to Tampa at an early age attended Gorrie Elementary, Wilson Junior H igh and Plant High School, where he graduated in 1954. He attended University of Florida where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. Max graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. His career was in the chemical fertilizer industry, starting with U.S. Phosphoric, he was V.P. of Sales for Gardinier, Inc. in the 1970's, before starting his own fertilizer trading business and of late in natural organic fertilizers. Max was an active member of Palma Ceia Golf & Country Club and served several terms as a member of the Board of Directors. He was a member of Club Yana. Max was a member of Hyde Park Presbyterian Church and served as an Elder. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at Hyde Park Presbyterian Church, Dr. Kenneth D. Shick, Pastor will officiate. Interment will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery
in Leesburg, FL. The family will receive friends from 6:00- 7:30 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Hyde Park Presbyterian Church, 1309 W. Swann Ave., Tampa, FL. 33606. BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL
MacDill Avenue Chapel
KLIMSCHOT, Jim, 44, of Omaha Nebraska, died August 31, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Judy; son, Joseph; Daughter, Jill, all of Omaha. Parents Joseph & Peg, Webster New York; Sisters, Patty Klimschot, Edina, Minnesota, JoAnnn & husband Howard Symons, of Bethesda, Maryland, Jeanne Klimschot of Cleveland, Ohio; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews & cousins. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance c/o Westcenter Chapel. Service to be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church with Fr. Carl Salanitro officiating. Heafey-Heafey-Hoffman-
KNOX, Earl L., of Winterhaven, Fla, died September 1, 2001. He is survived by his wife Doris Knox; one son; one daughter; one brother; and one sister. Veterans Cremation
MATTHEWS, Joseph Clyde, Sr., 59, of Plant City passed away August 30, 2001. He is survived by, his wife Doris; one son, Joseph Clyde Matthews, Jr.; one daughter, Lisa Diane Matthews; his mother, Violet Marie Matthews; one brother, Dennis E. Matthews; and three grandchildren. Mr. Matthews was a member of Branchton Baptist Church in Zephryhills. Funeral services will be held Wednesday 2:00 p.m. from Hopewell Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Hopewell Funeral Home & Cemetery
MATTOS, John, 66, died August 31, 2001 in Lutz, FL. Born in PA, he moved to this area in l969. He was a Catholic and a truck driver. He is survived by his wife, Marion; one son, John Mattos II, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; three daughters, Terry DuPuis, Carol Ficarrotta and Linda Mattos, of Tampa, Fla.; four brothers, Jack Mattos of Trenton, FL., Earl Mattos, Rick Mattos and Tom Mattos of Tampa, Fl a.; two sisters, Gloria Seaman of Pt. Richie, Fla., and Alberta Newcom of KY.; ten grandchildren, Shawn, Chris, Lisa, Derek, Kristina, Michelle, Danielle, Dominic, Brianna, Nicholas; and one great grandchild. Visitation will be September 4, 2001 at 9:00 a.m. with services to follow at 10:00 a.m., both at Hillsboro Memorial F.H.
MAY, Rose A., 77, of Valrico passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2001. Rose was a member of Brandon Friends and is survived by: husband, Harold May of Valrico; daughters, Karen Kelly, Valrico and Lora Stroehlein, West Sayville, New York; sister, Alyce Douda, Storrs, Connecticut; 5 grandchildren. Visitation will be held at 10am- 11am on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2001, at Serenity Meadows Funeral Home, 6919 Providence Rd. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00pm on Sept 4, 2001 at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL
SERENITY MEADOWS MEMORIAL PARK AND FUNERAL HOME
McRAE, Zulema Arango, 97 years old, of Tampa died on August 17, 2001 at Lakeshore Villas. Preceded in death by her husband, John D. McRae. One of three sisters and seven brothers, she was also preceded in death by sisters, Zoraida Guerra, Minerva, and brothers, Leon, Walter, Ergasto, Anibal, Almanzor and Hasdrubal `Drubey`. She is survived by her stepdaughter, Barbara McClendon and sons; her br other, Aristides `Chee Chee` Arango; a sister-in-law, Dora Arango; and several nieces and nephews. A native of Asturias, Spain, she was a resident of Tampa since the age of three. She was the daughter of the late Manuel and Adelaida Pardo Arango and a member of a family long associated with the cigar industry in Tampa. A Mass for The Repose of Her Soul will be celebrated 12 Noon Thursday, September 6, 2001 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
MARSICANO-B. MARION REED STOWERS
NEY, Frances A., 59, of Tampa, passed away August 30, 2001. A native of Albuquerque, N.M. and a resident of Tampa for the past five years. Mrs. Hackney was preceded in death by her mother, Lola Chavez and is survived by her husband Jay Dee Hackney; children, Sharon Scarinci, Cindy Cabrales, Karen (Kiki) Salazar, Jennifer Renauld, and Justin Hackney; father, Louis T. Chavez, Jr.; brothers, Mike and Rafael Chavez; sister, Bee Gallegos and five grandchildren, Nick and Vincent Scarinci, Louie Cabrales, Matthew Whitlock and Jacob McKinney. A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at St. Paul Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Mrs. Hackney. The family will receive friends Tuesday morning from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at the chapel of
GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
RANNIS, Marie Charlotte, 79, of Riverview, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2001. She is survived by her husband Orazio; two daughters, Patricia Matz, of Seffner, Fla. and Rita Martorano of Montville, NJ; one sister, Alice Smedberg of Ft. Myers, Fla; six grandchildren; six great- grandchildren. She was a member of the Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church of Valrico. A native of Kearny, NJ, she live d in the are since January 1990, coming from Montville, NJ. A memorial service will be conducted 12:00 noon Tuesday at the Stowers Brandon Chapel. The family requests that contributions be made in Marie's name to the Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 249, Valrico, Fl. 33595.
ROBERSON, Douglas Mark, age 34, died suddenly of a heart attack on August 30, 2001. He is survived by his parents, Bruce and Mary Roberson; one sister, Cheryl Roberson of Ponte Vedra Beach; his brother and sister-in-law, David and Suzanne Roberson of Tampa and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Douglas was born in Wilmington, Delaware and resided most of his life in Tampa. He was an Eagle S cout and a member of the Order of the Arrow. He graduated from Jesuit High School where he won many honors on the Debate Team. His senior year, he was named Junior Achievement ` President of the Year `. He attended Wofford College, Spartanburg, S.C., where he was a member of Pi Kappa Phi. Douglas served as an Aide to United States Senator Lawton Chiles in Washington, D.C. while attending Wofford. He was employed by Fowler, White, Boggs and Banker for seven years. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, September 4, 2001 at 11:30 A.M. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Douglas to the American Heart Association or charity of your choice.
BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Carrollwood Chapel
ROGERS, Bryan Jones, 83, formerly of Tampa and Lutz, Fla. died on Thursday evening August 30, 2001 at the Lutheran Home in Salisbury, N.C. after a long illness. He was a loving husband, devoted father and compassionate friend. The family will receive condolences at the home of Bryan's sister, Glenn Yates, at 107 Bent Creek, Danville, Va. beginning Saturday morning, September 1st. Funeral servic es will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 2nd at Chestnut Level Baptist Church where Bryan was a deacon, teacher and superintendent of Sunday School, and member of the choir. The Reverend Julian Griffin will officiate. Burial will follow at Highland Burial Park in Danville. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 1st from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Scott Funeral Home in Chatham. A na tive of Dry Fork, Virginia, Bryan was born on March 30, 1918, to the late Munford and Dora Mays Rogers. He graduated from Spring Garden School and Hargrave military Academy, and attended Capital University in Ohio before joining the United States Army during World War II. While serving as the training commander for the Army Nurses Corp at Fort Devens he met his wife, Natalie Stevens, from Bangor, Maine. Following active duty, Bryan remained in the Army Reserves for 20 years, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Bryan ran an insurance agency in Ohio before settling on the family farm in Blairs He and his brothers, Orlin and Aylor, owned and operated Rogers Restaurant and Rogers Men's Shop in Danville during the 1950's and 1960's in addition to farming. Bryan was involved in numerou s community organizations, including the Pittsylvania County Semi- Pro Baseball League, where he was a director and league president. He was also a scout for the Cincinnati Reds for almost 20 years. In 1959 Bryan joined International Minerals and Chemicals (IMC) where he was a sales representative and regional manager in Winston Salem, N.C., Hartsville, S.C. and Atlanta, Georgia, before retiring t o Danville. He later lived in Tampa, Florida and Hartsville before moving to the Trinity Oaks Retirement Community in Salisbury, N.C. A dedicated Christian and inspirational leader, Bryan had a wonderful sense of humor and great patience. He was kind and generous to everyone he met. In addition to baseball, he loved golf, and was thrilled to score a hole-in-one shortly after his seventy-first birt hday. Bryan leaves behind his wife of 56 years, Natalie Stevens Rogers of Salisbury, N.C.; four daughters, Nora Lea Reefe and husband Ed of Boca Grande, Florida and Linville, N.C.; Kate Smith and husband Frasier of Marietta, Georgia; Betsy Young and husband Greg of Midlothian, Virginia; and Susan Kelley and husband Randy of Charlotte, N.C.; and one son, Bryan Stuart Rogers of Tampa, Florida; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Survivors also include sisters Anna Moore of Callands, Va. and Glenn Yates of Danville, and brothers Aylor Rogers of Blairs, and Lynn Rogers of Seneca, S.C.; Sisters Susie Barb of Columbus, Ohio and Nellie Owen; of Blairs and brothers Fitzhugh Rogers of Williamsburg, Va. and Orlin Rogers of Blairs preceded him in death.
Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Home, 728 Klumac Road, Salisbury, N.C. 28144, or to the Alzheimer's Association, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Box 999, Charlotte, N.C. 28215.
SANFORD, Charles H., of Largo, Fla, died August 31, 2001. He is survived by his wife; mother; one son; two daughters; and three sisters. Veterans Cremation
SHEFFIELD, Canton, 89, of Plant City passed away August 30,2001. He is survived by two sons, Fred Sheffield and Ronald Sheffield; two daughters, Elizabeth Ecker and Mary Sheppard; one brother Donald Sheffield; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Sheffield resided in Plant City most of his life and was one of the founding members of Turkey Creek Assembly of God Church. Funeral services will be held Tuesday 2:00 p.m. from Turkey Creek Assembly of God Church with Rev. Jim Rodriquez officiating. Interment will follow in Hopewell Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church.
Hopewell Funeral Home & Cemetery
TAYLOR, Clyde Wallace, 64, of Dover passed away August 31, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Ruby; two sons, Wallace Mark Taylor and Donald Crow; two brothers, Willard Taylor and Charles Ray Taylor; and five sisters, Juanita Platt, Delia Gibson, Nettie Mae Bryan, Margie Stanphill, and Rose Marie Porter. Mr. Taylor was the owner of Taylor's Paint and Body Shop, member of the Plant City Moose Lod ge #4755, and United Assembly of God Church. Funeral services will be held Thursday 10:00 am from Hopewell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. R.L. Daniels and Pastor James Grubbs officiating. Interment will follow in Myrtle Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Hopewell Funeral Home & Cemetery
TUCKER, Deborah Faye, 41, of Brandenton, Fla, died August 31, 2001. She is survived by her companion; two daughters; three brothers; and one grandchild. Shannon FH Town Chapel
WERTLEY, Maurice O'Neil, 84, passed away August 31, 2001 at home. Mr. Wertley was an Episcopal by faith, retired Navy Chief Hospital Corpsman and a Pearl Harbor survivor. He is survived by his loving wife Virginia of 61 years. Son, Neil A. Wertley, retired Marine MSGT of Tampa. Grandsons, Christopher and Ronald Wertley of Tampa and great granddaughters Tiffany and Hope Wertley of Tampa. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery
at a later date. MARK III FUNERAL HOME.
ZUR-LINDEN, Margaret Kemp, of Sun City Center went home to be with the Lord on August 31, 2001. She was born in Greenock, Scotland and retired to Sun City Center, FL. in 1994. She was a cashier for Fisher Foods in Canton, Ohio. She was involved in many activities at Kings Point and was an active member at Trinity Baptist Church, she sang soprano in the church choir. Mrs. Zur-Linden is survived by her husband David; two sons and daughter-in-law, Neil and Kimberly Kemp and Mervynne Kemp; her twin step-daughters Emily Andrews and Ellen Rowe; her stepson David John Zur-Linden; her granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Meagan and Wes Baker; and her three grandchildren, Kayla and Jarret Baker, and Neil Bocephus Baker-Kemp. She also has eight stepgrandchildren; her brother David McFeeters, sister Ina Jackson; both of Greenock, Scotland; and Jessie Campbell of Bournemouth, England. She was preceded in death by her first husband William Kemp. Visitation will be on Sunday. Sept. 2, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Lewers Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held on Monday Sept. 3, 2001 at 10 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church with Dr. W.D. Millican, Dr. Richard Whitener and Rev. Gerald Dimsdale of ficiating. Burial services will be at a later date at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in memory of Margaret to Trinity Baptist Church Building Fund, 702 Del Webb Blvd. W. or to Lifepath Hospice, 1647 Sun City Center Plaza, Sun City Center, FL. 33573.
LEWERS FUNERAL HOME