YEAGER, Raymond Carl, 65, of Zephyrhills, passed away November 10, 2002 in Dade City. Survived by his wife, Glenda Yeager of Zephyrhills; a son, Billy Yeager of Lake Worth; two daughters, Kim Kruczek of Naples, and Keri Owens of Satellite Beach; five grandchildren; and a sister, Bunny Yeager of Miami. Services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, 2002 at Florida National Cemetery
in Bushnell. He was born November 12, 1936 in Braddock, Pa. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and he worked in law enforcement. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hernando Pasco Hospice.
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ANDERSON, Theodore Marshall, 69, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday, October 12, 2002, at home. He was a native of St. Petersburg and the owner of Anderson Lumber Company. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Japan. He was a member of Pasadena Community Church, the St. Petersburg Optimist Club, the Florida Lumber Building Material Dealer's Association, the Architectural Woodworking Institute, and the St. Petersburg and Gulfport Historical Societies. He was a life member of the Masonic Order, Commander of Amvets Post #5, and a Past President of Tampa Chapter #225 of the International Order of Hoo Hoo. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Jeannette; two daughters, Leanne F. Logan of Reston, Va., and Debra J. Brain of Crystal River, Fla.; three sons, Frederick C. Anderson of A palachicola, Fla., Robert M. Miller of Clearwater, and Richard W. Miller of St. Petersburg; a sister, Margaret McDonald of Miami, Fla.; two brothers, Erik Anderson of St. Petersburg and Leif Anderson of New York, N.Y.; and ten grandchildren.
Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes-Ninth Street Chapel.
BROWN, Mrs. Shelby Joyce, age 65, of Tampa, passed from this life on Nov. 9, 2002. She was born in Cardwell, Missouri on August 2, 1937 and moved to Tampa, Florida in 1959. She was preceded in death by her father, Price Colston; and is survived by her mother, Gladys (Lowe) Colston of St. Louis Missouri. She is also survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Alfred `Buddy` Brown; daughter, Connie Sanders and husband Tom of Lake City; son, Douglas Brown and wife Michele of Tampa; daughter, Cathy Rivera and husband William of Tampa; uncle, Lawrence Colston of St. Louis; three brothers, William Colston, Bobby Colston and his wife Joyce of St. Louis, Elbert Colston and wife Carolyn of Littleton, North Carolina; two sisters, Judith Riegert and husband Rich, Deborah Jenkins and husband Sam o f St. Louis; four grandsons, Randy and Cory Brown of Tampa, Benjamin and Billy Sanders of Lake City; five granddaughters, Heather and Shelby Dewitt of West Minster, Maryland, Kirstin DeWitt of Lake City, Jana Brown and Samantha Rivera of Tampa; two sisters-in-law, Winifred Pelcher and Yollie Brown of Tampa; brother-in-law, George Brown of Tampa; cousins, Linda Hicks and husband George, Wayma White of St. Louis, Verna Tiner and husband Bob of Paragould, Arkansas, and many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles from all over. She is also survived by several close friends, Charlie Mullins, Paul Heinz, Argie Gonzalez and Toni Hernandez. She has been a dedicated and active member of the Henderson Boulevard Church of Christ since 1960. She also enjoyed working as a cosmetologist for many years after receiving her license in 1980. Funeral services will be held at the Mark III Funeral Home 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14th with burial to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. The ministers officiating the ceremony will be Ronald Drumm and Ralph Walker, Jr. from the Henderson Boulevard Church of Christ. `Special thanks to the 8th floor transplant staff at TGH for all your wonderful care`. Contributions can be made in her name to LifeLink Transplant Institute of Tampa or LifePath Hospice of Tampa.
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CARTWRIGHT, Charles (Chuck), 58, of Tampa, died Nov. 10, 2002. Survivors include two sons, Daniel of Clearwater and David of Washington, D.C.; and mother, Marguerite Cartwright.
DAVIES, JoAnn M., 67, of Riverview, passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Homer; two sons, Gus of Seffner and John of Riverview; daughter, Susan of Lake Zurich, Ill.; two brothers, Jack Elsner, Riverview and David Elsner, Wesley Chapel; sister, Julaine Kotzin, Tampa and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday at Serenity Meadows Funeral Home, 6919 Providence Rd. Interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer Resource Center, P.O. Box 560129, Orlando, FL 32856-0129.
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FITZSIMMONS, William, 65, of Tampa passed away November 10, 2002 at UCH. He is survived by his wife, Ann; three sons, William III, Jason, and Ethan; two daughters-in-law, Jennifer and Julie; three granddaughters, Kaitlyn, Rylee, and Molly; brother, John (Mary) of Menasha, Wis., and sister, Patty Etti (Wally) of Port Washington, Wis. A memorial Mass will be held at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 9724 Cross Creek Blvd, Tampa, Thursday, November 14 at 11 a.m. with The Rev. Daniel Green officiating. In lieu of flowers, contribute to the charity of your choice.
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FLANDERS, Phyllis Ann, 58, of Thonotosassa, entered into rest on November 9, 2002 in Tampa. She was a Baptist and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by her husband, Marlin; son, Roger; daughters, Carol, Rosaland Eiland and Stephany Jackson; step-children, Michael, Michelle, Cathy, Beverly, Marlene Bass and Marilyn Clark; brother, Steven Garvin; sisters, Linda Angaran and Helen Kovacs; 16 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2002 from 6-8 p.m. with services to follow Wednesday at 10 a.m., both at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Sunset Memory Gardens.
FRAZIER, Bobbie Rae Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002, to join her son Ruben Reese Richards and her parents Haskell and Zelma Peavey Baldwin. She was born in Port Tampa City, Florida, Dec. 15, 1932. She was a member of Dover First United Methodist Church, worked for the Buick Company for over 20 years in Fort Myers and Tampa, Florida. She is survived by her husband, James Frazier; sons, Ronald R. Richards and James Frazier Jr.; daughter, Helen Frazier; sister, Billie Jo Simmons Boyer; brother, James D. Baldwin; grandchildren, Raquel Richards Green, Jason Green, Ryan Richards and Randy Richards; two great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Colton Green. Bobbie's hands were never idle, she loved to paint whether it was beautiful pictures or decorationg the interior of her home. She also did needle work of all kinds and enjoyed gardening. She was loved by her family and friends and will be missed, but remembered always as a lady whose faith in God gave the courage to stand tall against many obstacles and never lost faith in the beauty of life. A memorial service will be held Nov. 16, 2002, 12 p.m. at Dover First United Methodist Church 3419 Wheeler St. Dover, Fla. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to LifePath Hospice or Dover First Baptist Church.
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GREEN, George S., 31, of Seminole, died Nov. 9, 2002. He is survived by his parents, Kenneth and Joan Green of Clark Mills, New York.
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HAMITER, Lucile Stickle, was born in Cleveland, Ohio May 6, 1909 to Rollin J. and Carolena Malling Stickle. She grew up first in Cleveland, and then later in Meadville, Pennsylvania before moving to Orlando with her family in 1925. She graduated from Orlando Senior High School (presently Howard Junior High) in 1928 and went from there to the Florida State College for Women in Tallahassee, which we all know became Florida State University in the late 1940's. She majored in art and made several lifelong friends while there, graduating in 1932 during the depths of the Depression. She attended law school at the University of Florida, but married Thomas L. Hamiter while in Gainesville in 1933 and never finished law school. They had two children, Carol Hamiter Swain, who now lives with her hu sband Clayton in Winter Park, and Thomas L, Hamiter, Jr., who lives with his wife Sarah in Valrico, Florida. After the children were grown, she returned to school, this time the University of Chicago, where she got her masters degree in social work. This degree led to her return to Central Florida in 1959 where she became a supervisor for the State Welfare Department in Winter Park and remained there until her retirement. She never left Winter Park, remaining active in the community until her death. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club, The University Club of Winter Park, The Winter Park Antique Society, St. Richard's Episcopal Church, and was a docent at both the Cornell and Morse Museums in downtown Winter Park. Besides her two children, she is also survived by five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations in her name be made to the Morse Museum of American Art, 445 N. Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789, where she long served as a volunteer worker.
HERRING, Stephen S. `Steve`, 35, of Clearwater, died Nov. 8, 2002. Survived by his fiancee; his mother and father; his brothers; his sisters; and several close friends.
HOGANS, Elizabeth, 73, of Tampa, died Nov. 8, 2002. Survived by son, Clarence Wingfield; daughter, Margaret Wingfield; mother, Naomi Randolph; and several grandchildren.
Woody's Funeral Home.
HOLT, Audrey E., age 90, of Lutz, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Leroy Holt; three daughters, Sandra Amick and husband Ronnie, Mary Azzerello, Elaine Stapenksi; on e son, Leroy T. Holt, Jr.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, November 14, 2002 at the funeral home chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation.
LAVELLE Teresa M. O.S.B., age 53, Abernathy Lane, Apopka, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002. Born in Jersey City, N.J., she lived in Central Florida for 34 years. She was a Pastoral Associate at St. Francis Of Assisi Catholic Church, Apopka; member of Benedictine Sisters Of Florida; Past Ministries included Our Lady Of The Springs, Ocala , Fla., Blessed Trinity, Ocala, Fla., Our Lady Of Grace, Beverly Hills, Fla. and Francis Of Assisi, Apopka, Fla. Survivors include her mother, Amy Lavelle of St. Cloud, Fla.; brothers, Joe Lavelle and Henry Lavelle, both of St. Cloud. Catholic Wake will be held at St. Francis Of Assisi Catholic Church, Apopka, Tuesday, Nov. 12, starting at 12 Noon with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m. with Father Clyde Boar, officiating. Mass Of The Resurrection, will be held, Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 11 a.m. at the Church Of The Holy Cross in St. Leo, Fla. with Father Damian Duquesnay O.S.B., officiating. Services Entrusted to Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.
LEON, Flora, 98, of Tampa died Nov. 10, 2002. She is survived by her nieces and nephew, Olga and David Gay and Jeraldine Fernandez, and many other nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by husband, Oscar Leon Sr. and son, Oscar Leon Jr. Last of ten children of the Fernandez family.
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LESLIE, Walter T., MAJOR, US Air Force, Retired, age 79, of Schertz, Texas, passed away November 10, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Melba Leslie of Schertz, Texas; daughter, Carol Lewis of Tampa; brother, Donald Leslie and wife, Edith of Long Island, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Laura Jackson of Schertz, Texas; grandchildren, Neal Lewis and Keith Lewis, both of Tampa; nieces, Jane Leslie Green of N .Y., Trixie, Myrna, Vielka and Marilyn, all of Schertz, Texas; and nephews, Donnie Leslie and Andrew Leslie, both of N.Y. and Tommy of Schertz, Texas. Interment, with full military honors, will be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Arrangements were with Schertz Funeral Home, (210) 658-9224.
LIVINGSTON, Nannetta, 91, formerly of Plant City, died Nov. 9, 2002. She is survived by her loving family. Funeral services will be held in the Cornerstone Chapel in Plant City at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 13, 2002. The family will receive friends at the Church one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Conerstone Chapel, Plant City.
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LYNCH, Josephine D. `Joan`, 76, of Tampa, passed away on Friday, November 8,2002. She was a secretary at MacDill AFB for many years. Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Richard; a sister, Liz Campbell of Grandview, Mo; many nieces, nephews, and friends. Graveside services will be held at Garden Of Memories Cemetery, Wednesday, November 13, 2002, at 10:00 a.m.
McCLURG, Douglas P., of Tampa, died Nov. 10, 2002 in Hardee County. He was an attorney with Hill, Ward, and Henderson, Tampa. He is survived by his wife, Erika; two daughters, Kelly and Lauren McClurg; a son Douglas P. McClurg, Jr.; a brother Andrew McClurg; and a sister Robin Taylor. Friends may call this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Blount & Curry Funeral Home, MacDill Avenue Chapel. Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Davis Island Baptist Church, 97 Biscayne Avenue West, Davis Island. Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Gulf Ridge Council, Boy Scouts of America or Young Life of Tampa.
MOORE, Jack, 82, of Valrico passed away November 8, 2002. He worked for Schlitz Brewery for many years, was a member of IUOE #925, served his country in the US Army during World War II and was of the protestant faith. He is survived by his wife Betty; son, Herb Thompson; three brothers, Raymond, William and Pat Odor; a sister, Donna Carter; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon, Tuesday November12, 2002 at Titus Baptist church, corner of US Hwy. 301 S. and Bloomingdale Ave., with Rev. Edwin Newman officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m, until service time. Interment will follow in Orange Hill cemetery. FLORIST: FLOWERS ARE TO BE DELIVERED TO THE CHURCH.
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PIERCE, Virginia `Ginny`, 77, of Brandon passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002. She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Harold. Survivors include two sons, Rick Pierce and his wife, Linda of Bushnell, Fla. and Jeff Pierce and his wife, Vicki of Charlotte, N.C.; a daughter, Diana and her husband David Beeson of Riverview, Fla.; a brother, Wally Swartz and his wife Jane of Sunrise Beach, Mo.; three granddaughters, Kim and her husband Jimmy Fowler, Debbie and her husband Billy Britt, and Tina Pierce; and one great grandson, Zack Fowler. A native of Sharon, Penn. she moved to the area in 1959. After 18 years as a school bus driver, she retired from the Hillsborough County School District. Funeral services will be held at the Stowers Riverview Chapel, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions to LifePath Hospice may be made in Ginny's name.
RAMSAY, Delroy, 63, of Tampa, passed away Nov. 9, 2002. He was born in Jamaica, West Indies and is survived by his wife, Susan; son, Owen L. Ramsay; three daughters, Elicia L., Yulanda, and Jilian Ramsay; four brother; four sisters, and six grandchildren. Visitation will by held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, at the Mark III Funeral Home. Delroy will be taken to the family cemetery in Port Meria, St. Mary, Jamaica for interment.
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ROBERSON, Leroy L., 68, went to be with his Lord on November 10, 2002. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alpha Wyatt and Sam Roberson; infant son, Leroy Roberson; and brothers Vernon, Ray and Henery Roberson. Mr. Roberson was a Pentecostal, a veteran of the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Army and was retired from Carolina Freight after 35 years. Surviving are his wife, Lela; two sons, Roy Lee Roberson, Jr. of Ruskin and Edward Roberson of Apollo Beach; daughter-in-law, Mary Frances Roberson of Ruskin; granddaughter, Anna N. Fagin of South Pittsburgh, Tenn.; grandson, Stephen Fagin of South Pittsburgh, Tenn.; sisters, Mary Coxwell of Sun City, Butlle Holsonback of Tampa and Vera Whitfield of Wrightsville, Ga.; several nieces and nephews; and his best friend, Robert Anglin. A visita tion for family and friends will be Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the funeral home from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be in the chapel on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Lloyd Scott and Pastor Paul Stallard. Interment will be in Fellowship Cemetery.
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ROBINSON, Richard Allen, Sr., died November 9, 2002. Born in Tampa, he is survived by wife, Vicky; son and wife, Richard A. Jr. and Leah; sister, Debby Price and step-mother, Juanita Fourqurean. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m., Thursday, November 14, 2002 at Swilley Funeral Home, 1602 W. Waters Avenue. In lieu of flowers, please make contribution to LifePath Hospice in his memory.
SANDOVAL, Carolina Nunez, age 82, of Tampa, passed away Nov. 9, 2002. A native of Santo Domingo, D.R. and resident of Tampa for the past seven years, Mrs. Sandoval is survived by her daughters, Aura Sandoval and Altagracia Polanco; sons, Jose, Mauricio, Teofilo and Ramon Fernando Sandoval; 26 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
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