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SMITH, Mavis Vernelle, 48, of Plant City, died October 21, 2001. Survived by her son and family. Services will be on October 24, 2001 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Wells Memorial Funeral Home.

SUFFIELD, Ruth M., 79, of Clearwater, died October 20, 2001. Survived by son Brian; daughter, Debra; one brother; one sister; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. American Heritage Cremation.

USHERWOOD, Cathryn M., of Crawfordsville, Fla., died October 18, 2001. Survived by three sons, James, Norman and William; one sister; 13 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Culley-MeadowWood

VILLAREAL, Gilbert, 81, lifelong resident of Tampa passed away Sunday, October 21, 2001. Mr. Villareal was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Virginia. Survivors include numerous family members. Special thanks to the staff and his friends at Woodbridge Nursing Home. Private services will be held.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Armenia-AP Boza Memorial Chapel

WELCH, Sr., Charles R., 71, of Lakeland, died October 20, 2001. Survived by one daughter; one son; one brother; one sister; two step-sons; one grandson and four step-grandchildren. Heath Funeral Home.

WHITE, Patsy Lee, 54, of Land O' Lakes, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2001 at her home. She is survived by one sister, Barbara Knight of Indianapolis, Ind. She was born in Indianapolis, Ind. and moved to Land O' Lakes in 1973. She retired from the Pasco County School System and she was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Land O' Lakes. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 3, 2001 at 4:00 p.m. at the Loyless Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in her memory, to the charity of your choice.


WOODWARD, Victoria Lewis (Vicki), age 78, was born in Trenton, N.J. on August 3, 1923, died in Tampa Friday, October 19, 2001. Vicki was preceded in death by her husband Beavon Woodward, step-son; Pete Woodward, step-daughter; Deanne Myer of Tampa. Her survivors include her brother Herbert Lewis and wife Annette of La.; daughter Rebecca Woodward Gilkes and husband George of Odessa, Fla.; her gr anddaughters, Shannon Rodriguez, Mary Rodriguez, Andrea Rodriguez, Valerie Gilkes of Odessa, Melanie Myer, Marie Myers and husband Jack of Broken Arrow, Okla.; three great-grandchildren and niece Debra Sherman of Omaha. Vicki graduated from FSU (FSCW) in 1944 and was one of the `Fearless Five`. Vicki was a Navy Veteran and a Hillsborough County School teacher. Vicki founded and co-owned Camp Keyst one, Happy Traveler RV Park and Hiawatha Day Camp. She will be sadly missed. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel. Rabbi Sydney Hoffman will officiate. The family will have a reception at the funeral home following the service. Those who so desire may make memorial contributions to the Fearless Five Endowed Scholarship Fund at FSU.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL MacDill Avenue Chapel

BAUTISTA, MARTA EVANCELIA, 66, of Tampa, passed away October 20, 2001 at herhome surrounded by family and friends. She is survived by her three children, Marta Menendez-Lyons and her husband, Randy Lyons, Luis Menendez, Jr., and his wife, Diane Menendez, and Alicia Menendez-Tenny and her husband, Steve Tenny, six grandchildren, Joshua Lyons, Alicia Menendez, Stephan Lyons, Alec Menendez, Logan Tenny and Conner Tenny, Her mother, Justa Aida Bautista and nephew, Frank Bautista as well as numerous other family members and loved ones. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Born in Artemisa, Cuba, she came to Tampa in 1970 with her family. She was retired after 26 years with St. Joseph's Hospital pharmacy. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Memorial contributions may be made t o LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, F!. 33609. Funeral Services will. he held on Tuesday at 12 noon from the Chapel of Gonzalez Funeral Hone with the Rev. Father Felix Sanchez, Pastor, St. Joseph Catholic Church officiating, Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. The fanily will receive friends Tuesday morning trom 10 am until time of service at the chapel of GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME Julio Gonzaiez-Roel, L,F,D. Adolfo GonzalezRoel, L.F.D. 7209 N. Dale Mabry Uwy. (8t3)9311833 Date to Run; October 22, 200] Todays Date; October 2], 200]

BROWN, Frederick M., age 78, died at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa on October 20, 2001. He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Shirley Galbreath Brown; a brother Horace of Safety Harbor, FL. and a brother Jack of Spring Lake, MI. He is survived by a brother-in-law Maurice Galbreath of Sun City Center, FL.; a sister-in-law Vivian Galbreath Stefaniak of Three Rivers, MI., a s ister-in-law Janet Overhiser Brown of Spring Lake, MI and a number of nieces and nephews. He was proud of his service in the US Navy before, during and after WWII. He surved on the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga CV-3 as a pharmacist mate during the battle for Guadal Canal in the Solomon Islands, the second battle of the Coral Sea and at Naval Hospitals in Hawaii and the Continental US. His lifeswor k after the war was devoted to golf, particularly teaching golf, golf course construction and maintenance. He was superintendent at several golf courses in Michigan, the Bahamas and throughout Florida. He was a life member of the Professional Golfers Assn. and the Golf Course Superintendents Assn. of America. He will be sadly missed by his associates and his extended family. His cremated remains will be interred at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fl.

Zipperer's Funeral Home

BURNS, Audrey J., 86, of Temple Terrace passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2001. Mrs. Burns is preceded in death by one son and one daughter and is survived by her husband of 67 years, Edward, 4 daughters, 5 sons, 22 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Garden of Memories Chapel

FENTON, Janet, 49, of Madeira Beach, Florida, died Friday October 19, 2001 at Largo Sun Coast Hospital. She is survived by sister; Jennifer Fenton of Orange, Connecticut. Ambassador Mortuary (813) 854-2014

FRANKLIN, Emma, 90, of Palm Harbor, formerly of Sun City Center, died October 19,2001. She is survived by a sister, Anita Harris of Palm Harbor. She was born in Lynn, Mass. LEWERS FUNERAL HOME

GUIDA Leonard R., 86, of Tampa, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20 at his residence. He is survived by his wife of 55 years: Catherine Guida; sons: Joseph L. and Lenny R. Guida; sisters: Rose Romano, Mary Scolaro and husband Joe and Josie Casella; sisters- in- law: Mary Castellana, Lily Leto and Mary Kostle ; grandchildren: Derek and Cara Marie Guida. Mr. Guida was a member of Sons of Italy La Nuova Sicilia Lodge #1251 and was the owner of Leo's Service Station for over 35 years at the corner of Nebraska and Lake Ave. Funeral services will be held Tuesday Oct. 23 at 11:00AM at the funeral home with Dr. Gerald Iwerks officiating. Interment to follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. The Family will receive friends Monday from 7:00- 9:00PM with La Nuova Sicilia Lodge #1251 service at 7:30PM at

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Armenia-AP Boza Memorial Chapel

GUIDO, Carmella, 81 of Tampa passed away October 19, 2001. She is survived by her sons: Danny Guido and his wife Noreida, David Guido and his wife Kathryn; her sisters: Felicia Miceli and Josephine Payne; nieces: Josie and Angela Miceli; and nephew Frank Miceli. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Monday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home chapel, 4207 E. Lake Avenue.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Garden of Memories Chapel

HAILS, Roberta Braidwood, 82, of Brandon died Saturday October 20, 2001 in Brandon. She is survived by three sons, Jim McMillan, Jack McMillan and Doug Hails; a daughter, Ellen Oberle Story; a brother, George Braidwood. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She came to this area 81 years ago from her native Yankton, South Dakota. She retired after many years in the food service division f the Hillsborough County School System. She was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church, where a funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday at Stowers Brandon Chapel. Missed and loved dearly by her children, grandchildren, and friends. STOWERS -BRANDON

KITCHENS, Barney G., passed away October 19, 2001. He is survived by two sons; one daughter; one brother; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Funeral services will be held Wednesday October 24, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. from Turkey Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Hopewell Funeral Home & Cemetery

MARSICANO, Tanner Wyatt, 6 of Sundance passed away Thursday, October 18, 2001. He survived by his parents Charles A. Jr., and Leslie F.`Bunny` Marsicano of Sundance,; one brother, Austin Charles of Sundance,; one sister, Mikayla Renee of Sundance.; maternal grandparents Herman and Nancy Farley of Brandon; paternal grandparents, Charles A. Sr. and Jean G. Marsicano of Holmes Beach and Tampa,; an d numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was a lifelong resident of the Tampa Bay area, and a Christian, He attended Cypress Creek Elementary school, was a Tiger Cub in Cub Scout's pack No. 662. He enjoyed playing soccer and basketball, and his favorite thing was to give of himself to others. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, October 22, at 11:00 a.m. at the Marsicano Funeral Home, 4040 H enderson Blvd. Interment will follow at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society; 13907 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Suite 101, Tampa, Fla.


POUNDS, Judy, 61, of Valrico passed away Tuesday October 16, 2001. She is survived by her family and many friends. A Memorial service will be held Friday, October 26, 2001 from 2:00 til 5:00 p.m. at Tampa General Hospital 3rd floor Conference Room B301.


RAZOR, William `Bill`, 70, of Winter Haven, Florida died of a stroke October 21, 2001. Survivors include mother; Clara Razor, wife; Bobbie Razor, son; Kenny Lundgren, stepsons; Eddie Smith, Paul Smith, and David Smith, daughters; Kendra Sue McDermeit, Carolyn Moody, sisters; Marjorie O'Brien and six grandchildren and four step-grandchildren. Visitation will be October 22 between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home, 645 W. Central Ave., Winter Haven. Funeral service 6:00 p.m.

THOMAS, Marian D. 76 of Thonotosassa, Fla. Passed away October 19, 2001. She is survived by her brother, Fred Thomas of Tokyo, Japan; two sisters, Jeanne Dennison of Summerfield, Fla and Louise Gower of Thonotosassa; nieces, April and Joann; nephews, Mark and Scott. Graveside services will be held Wednesday 2:00 p.m. at Sunset Memory Gardens, Hwy 301 in Thonotosassa. Hillsboro Memorial 689- 8121

Turner, Linda Lee, 52, passed away at home on October 18, 2001. She was survived by her husband, who was also her best friend, Arthur McQuirtor. Also survived by her sisters-in law, Thandrea Carson and Janelle McQuirtor both of Chicago, IL and numerous nephews and nieces as well as a strong circle of close friends and extended family. Linda and Art came to Florida from Chicago in 1984. Linda wa s the reservations manager for the Travel Lodge in Tampa, FL. A memorial service and wake will be held in her honor on Wednesday October 24 from 6 pm till service time at 8:00pm. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Florida Mortuary Funeral &

Cremation Services

WALLIS, Guy Clifford, 80, of Tampa, died October 20, 2001, following an extended illness. He was a native of Waycross, Georgia. He is survived by his wife, Edith and son, Bill. He was preceded in death by daughter, Olivia and son, Cliff. Guy graduated from Auburn in 1942, enlisted in the Air Force, and became a pilot of C46 and C47's. He flew in China as a member of General Claire Clennault's F lying Tigers. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross Air Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge. Guy completed a total of twenty-four years service in the Air Force. He was a engineer with Southern Underwriters. Guy was a member of Bayshore Baptist Church and the Togetherness Sunday School Class. A graveside funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 23rd in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Bayshore Baptist Church or to a charity of your choice.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL MacDill Avenue Chapel

WILLIAMSON, ETHEL J., 87, of Largo, died Sunday, October 21, 2001. Survivors include two daughters, Carol Bennett of Louisville, Kentucky and Patricia Wilson of Milpitas, California; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. HUBBELL FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY BELLEAIR BLUFFS, FLORIDA ( 727-584-7671 )

DeNARD, Anthony V., 74, of New Port Richey, died Sunday, October 21, 2001. Survived by wife, Joy; brother, Charles; sister, Grace DeNard. DOBIES FUNERAL HOME, TARPON.

KRAUSS, Tommy, 61, of Port Richey, died Sunday, October 21, 2001. Survived by brothers, Robert and James of Port Richey. DOBIES FUNERAL HOME, HUDSON.

LoBALBO, Mary L., 75, of New Port Richey, died October 22, 2001. Survived by husband of 58 years, Cirno; sons, Charles and Steven; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Dobies Funeral Home.

THORNTON, Loretta M., 83, passed away October 22, 2001 in Zephyrhills. Survived by a son; a daughter; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a sister.

Whitfield Funeral Home.

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