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GIBBS, Timothy J., 48,

died Friday, November 2, 2001. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Nancy; his two daughters, Jamie Gibbs and Kelly Gibbs; his son, Larry Wiezycki, Jr.;

daughter- in-law, Kim Wiezycki; grandson, Adam Wiezycki; three brothers, Franklin (Punky) Gibbs, Tom Gibbs and Richard Gibbs; three sisters, Bonnie Gibbs, Betty Jo Gibbs and Jody Brooks, all of Tampa; his aunt and uncle, Dorothy and Joseph Gaspie and eight cousins, all of Wisconsin. A Graveside Service will be held today, 3:00 p.m. November 7, 2001 at the Garden of Memories Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tim's name to a charity of your choice.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Carrollwood Chapel

HAYES, Iva, of Tampa, died October 29, 2001. Survived by children, Robert, William, Larry, Ronnie, Charles, June, Thomas, Rachael, Connie and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ray Williams Funeral Home, 253-3419.

HORN, Jean A., 56, of Tarpon Springs, died Monday, November 5, 2001. Survived by husband, Bruce L.


JONES, Abraham, 66, of Valrico, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2001. Mr. Jones is survived by two sons, Steven Jones of Conway, Arkansas and Abraham `Abe` Jones Jr. of Conway, Arkansas; one brother, Dewitt Jones of Hendersonville, North Carolina; five sisters, Helen Cox of Zephyrhills, Georgia Clark of Lakeland, Ann Salman of Iowa Falls, Iowa, Dollic Jones Stepp of Edneyfille, North Carolina, and Mary Jones Hoots of Hendersonville, North Carolina; and four grandchildren. A memorial service will be at Wells Memorial Funeral Home on Thursday, November 8, 2001 at 11:00 a.m.

Wells Memorial Funeral Home

KEGLEY, Patrick D., 83, of Tampa, died Sunday, November 4, 2001. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Frances Kegley; two sons, Robert Dale Beattie and Patrick D. Kegley II; two daughters, Donna Lynn Jaime and Kimberly I. Mejia all of Tampa; brother, Thomas F. Kegley of Charleston, S.C.; sisters, Patricia Bryant-Durham of N.C. and Margaret A. Stickle of Orlando, Fla. and six grandchildren. B orn in Ironton, Ohio, he came to this area 42 years ago from Russell, Ky. He served in the US Air Force and worked as a self-employed carpenter. He also spent most of his life as a volunteer for the Caminiti Exceptional Center and also received the EDDY Award from the Hillsborough County School System. He also volunteered at the Shriners Hospital. Graveside services will be held Friday at Florida National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. Contributions can be made in his memory to Camimiti Exceptional Center in Tampa.

Veterans Cremation & Burial Society (727) 467-0922

KNAPP, Doris L., 70, of Tampa, died November 4, 2001. Survived by son, Robin Knapp of Lutz. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. American Heritage Cremation.

KOSS, David, 79, died November 2, 2001. He is survived by four sons, Frank, Michael, David, and Gregory; a brother, Howard and two grandchildren. He was a decorated veteran of World War II who served in the US Army. He was born and raised in Detroit, Mich. National Cremation Society- Tampa

LOVAN, Jr., James G., 72, of Winter Haven, died October 31, 2001. Survived by wife, Beverly; three sons; two step-sons; step-daughter and 15 grandchildren.

Heath Funeral Chapel.

MALOOF, Nina, 61, of Hudson, died November 4, 2001. Survived by son, Charles E. of Calif.; brother, James Stone of Brandon and granddaughter, Sydney Maloof of Calif. American Heritage Cremation.

McCLINTOCK, Mary Helen, 84, of Lakeland, died October 31, 2001. Survived by her husband Donald W. McClintock; daughter, Judith Moore, and two grandchildren. Heath Funeral Chapel.

McCONNELL, Martha Vidal, 81, of Lakeland, died November 1, 2001. survived by husband, Duane F.; two sons; two daughters; brother and six grandchildren.

Heath Funeral Chapel

MORRISON, Jesse Lamar Jr., age 73, of San Antonio, Texas, born on March 20, 1928 in Lakeland, Fla., died Monday, October 29, 2001. Survived by wife, Floss H. Morrison; sons, Larry Morrison and wife Marcia and J. Lee Morrison and wife Helen, all of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren, Roshelle, Larry, Jr. and Jacquelynn. Mr. Morrison graduated from the University of Florida in 1951 with a degree in business. He served in the Army and Air Force. He worked for Lykes- Pasco in Dade City, Fla. He moved to Houston in 1963 where he worked for Zero Foods Co., which later became a part of Sysco Foods. He then moved to San Antonio where he was president of the San Antonio branch. In 1979 he went to work for Nordhaus. He was active at Trinity Baptist Church and was a volunteer at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Services were held in San Antonio, Texas. Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, Baptist Child and Family Services, A Bridge called Hope in San Antonio, Texas or charity of choice. Arrangements with PORTER LORING

NEARY, Brandy Leeann, 24, of Tampa passed away Saturday, November 3, 2001. NEARY, Gage Lee, infant, of Tampa passed away Sunday, November 4, 2001. Brandy is survived by her son, Dakota Allen Neary; father and stepmother, Alvin H. and Judi Neary Jr.; former stepmother, Mary Neary; five brothers, Brian, John, Matthew, Edward and Mark; three sisters, Michelle, Angel and Neeley- Jean; three step-br others, Kenneth, Charles, Michael, and three step-sisters, Donna, Carla and Paula. Gage is survived by his brother, Dakota Allen Neary. Brandy was a native of Beverly, Mass. and has resided in the Tampa area since 1986. Funeral services for Brandy and Gage will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Thursday at the Stowers Brandon Chapel, 401 W. Brandon Blvd. with Reverend James M. Garrett officiating. Interment to follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends this evening (Wednesday) from 6:30 til 8:00 p.m. at funeral home. The family requests that flowers be omitted and those who wish may make contributions to the Leukemia Society of America or the American Cancer Society.


PHILLIPS II, Mark A., 15, of Winter Haven, died November 4, 2001. Survived by father; mother and step-father; two sisters; one nephew; grandparents and great-grandmother. Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home.

PITELIS, Michael, 41, of Tarpon Springs, died Sunday, November 4, 2001. Survived by parents, Irene and Peter Markoulakis; sister, Maria and companion, Julie Tran.

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PLUMMER, James `Jim` P., 69, Tampa, died November 5, 2001. He was predeceased by a grandson, Jason Kosan. Survived by sons and their wives, Paul and Vanessa Plummer and Troy and Susie Plummer; daughter and her husband, Diana and Peter Flanagan and grandchildren, Todd, Chaz, Cherie and Joshua Plummer, Angela Kosan, and Kaleen Flanagan. He was born in Brooklyn N.Y. and moved to Tampa in 1945. He was Past Master of J.F Swartsel Lodge No. 251, F.& A.M., member of the Scottish Rite, Egypt Temple Shrine and a retired Tampa Electric Employee and Navy Korean veteran. Masonic graveside services will be afforded by Swartsel Lodge at 10:00 a.m. Friday November 9, 2001 at the Garden of Memories. Visitation will be from 7:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. Thursday, November 8, 2001 at Swilley Funeral Home, 1602 W. Waters Ave.

PUIG, Herbert, Jr., `Herbie`, age 73, of Tampa passed away November 4, 2001. Survivors include wife, Dora Puig; sons, Rick G. Puig and wife, Sheree, and Kenneth A. Puig and wife, Jill; dear friend, Mary Baxendale; mother, Rosa Maria Puig; grandchildren, Richard G. Puig, II, Evan A., Madison C. and Molly D. Puig; brother, Jerry Puig; and stepsister, Sharon Stone. A native and lifelong resident o f Tampa, Mr. Puig was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers, board member of the Tampa Letter Carriers, Inc., board member of the Tampa Postal District Federal Credit Union, Director of Retirees NALC Branch #599, a U.S. Army Veteran and a Catholic. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday morning at 11 o'clock from the chapel of Gonzalez Funeral Hone with interment to follow in Garden of Memories. Pallbearers include Rick G. and Kenneth A. Puig, Richard G. Puig, II, Jerry Puig, Fernando Quintanilla and Jack Newman. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the chapel of GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME

SALCICCIOLI, Clorinda `Clo`, 63, of Tampa passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2001. She is survived by her sister, Mary Ann Scaglione of Tampa; nephews and their wives, Tony and Cindy Scaglione, Pat and Sara Scaglione; great niece, Lauren Scaglione and great nephew, Louis Scaglione. She has resided in the Tampa area since 1949 coming from her native, Niagara Falls, N.Y. She was a beautician, a mem ber of Unita Lodge No. 2015 Order Sons of Italy in America, a member of Christ The King Catholic Church and a member of O.W.L.S at church. Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 a.m. Friday at the Marsicano-B. Marion Reed-Stowers Funeral Home, 4040 Henderson Blvd., Interment to follow at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 til 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home, with a Sons of Italy Ritual at 6:00 p.m. and a Vigil Service at 6:30 p.m.


SIMMONS, Minnie Lou, 71, of Tampa, passed away November 6, 2001. She is survived by her daughters, Susan LeDoux and her husband, Michael, Mary Billingsley and her husband, Keith, and Deborah Miller; grandchildren, Stacy Stevens, Daniel Wainright, Angela Billingsley, Jeanmarie LeDoux, Matthew Billingsley, and Kory LeDoux; great-grandchildren, Justin, Amanda, Khrystyne, Cole, and Savannah; three brothers; one sister; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, November 9, 2001, 2:00 p.m. at the Garden of Memories Chapel. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Garden of Memories Chapel

SIMPSON, Lyle, 92, of Zephyrhills, died November 5. 2001 at Hernando-Pasco Hospice Care Center, Dade City, Fla. He is survived by his wife, Catherine; four sons, Dean of Zephyrhills, Terry C. of Keysville, Fla., Don of Germany and Bob of Burgettstown, Pa.; a daughter, Cathy J. Johnson of Denver, Colo.; a step-son, Joe Matula of Houston, Texas; a brother, Alvin of Arizona; ten grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. He was born in Rea, Pa.; and moved to the area four years ago from Tampa. He was a truck driver, a member of St. Marks Lutheran Church of Butler, Pa., a member of the Showman Club, the Moose Lodge. of Butler, Pa., and the teamsters union. A graveside service will be conducted by Reverend George Chestnut on Wednesday (today) at 10:00 a.m. at the Sunset Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Thonotosassa, Fla.

Kelly Memorial Funeral Home

SMITH, Esther Irene, age 86, of Kenner, La., formerly of Tampa passed away Monday, November 5, 2001 at her residence. She is survived by her son, Jimmie Lee Smith of Kenner, La.; her daughter, Annie Letha Stevens of Marion, Miss.; her brother, Ethan Smith of Andalusia, Ala.; her sisters, Ermia Courghan of Utica, Miss., Dorothy Young of Tampa, and Vida Gainer of Tampa; six grandchildren, nine gr eat- grandchildren, and one great- great-grandchild. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Nebraska Chapel

SMITH, Eva Mower, 95, of Temple Terrace, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2001. She is survived by her loving family.

Serenity Meadows Funeral Home, Riverview/Brandon.

SOBY, Raymond N., 88, of Plant city, died November 4, 2001. He is survived by his beloved wife, Signe L.; his daughters, Lois M. Bahlow (Jerry Boehm) and Linda S. Sharples (Jerry); his brother, Robert W. (Sylvia); his grandchildren, Randy Bahlow (Jenna), Marsha Keller (Chris) and Kerrie Welsh (Justin); great-grandchildren, Carter and Harrison Bahlow. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 7 at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 303 N. Evers St., Plant City. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church of Plant City.

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