Gainesville Sun Obituaries

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April 24, 2018

GEORGE FREDERICK BRAUN

GEORGE FREDERICK BRAUN

Gainesville, FL

BRAUN, GEORGE FREDERICK George Frederick Braun, 66 years old, of Gainesville Florida died peacefully at home in the arms of his 'Honey Bunny' Betty Jean, surrounded by his family. George courageously fought cancer for two years. He was born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania,...

Nesby Alvin Ellenburg

Nesby Alvin Ellenburg

Newberry, FL

ELLENBURG, NESBY ALVIN Nesby Alvin (Al) Ellenburg, 77 of High Springs, passed away on April 19, 2018. Al was born in Atlanta, Georgia on November 28, 1940 born to Nesby Alvin Ellenburg Sr. and Juanita Nash Ellenburg. During his early years he attended Evan P. Howell...

JAMES THOMAS FITZGERALD

JAMES THOMAS FITZGERALD

Woodstock, FL

FITZGERALD, JAMES THOMAS James Thomas Fitzgerald, 84, died at his home in Woodstock, GA on April 22, 2018 after a long illness. Born in Hudson, FL on January 19, 1934 to a spongeboat cook and a seamstress (Elmer and Elizabeth 'Nell' Fitzgerald), he moved to Alachua, FL as a...

Edward George Grabowski SR.

Edward George Grabowski SR.

Keystone Heights, FL

GRABOWSKI, SR., EDWARD GEORGE Mr. Edward George 'Eddie' Grabowski, Sr. age 73, of Keystone Heights passed away suddenly Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Gainesville. He was born February 21, 1945 in Jersey City, NJ to the late Edward C. and Sophie (Szewczuk) Grabowski. Mr....

TAYLOR FLETCHER LINDSEY

TAYLOR FLETCHER LINDSEY

Trenton, FL

LINDSEY, TAYLOR FLETCHER Deputy Taylor Fletcher Lindsey, 25 years of age, of Gainesville, FL, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Trenton, FL. He was born on June 30, 1992 to William Lindsey and Nancy Newbern Lindsey in Gainesville, FL and was a lifelong resident. He...

Christopher Matthew Loudermilk

Christopher Matthew Loudermilk

Gainesville, FL

LOUDERMILK, CHRISTOPHER MATTHEW Christopher Matthew Loudermilk, 36, of Gainesville passed away on April 18, 2018. Chris was born October 1, 1981 in Gainesville. While he spent some time living in Orlando, he returned to his home town a few years ago. Chris had many hobbies...

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JAMES MCGUIGAN

JAMES MCGUIGAN

Newberry, FL

MCGUIGAN, JAMES EDWARD, M.D. James Edward McGuigan, M.D., died in Gainesville, Florida, on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, after a brief illness. He was born on August 20, 1931 in Paterson, New Jersey, the older child of Harold Taylor McGuigan and Mary Gladys ('Marie') Lloyd...

April 23, 2018

ELAINE BAILEY

ELAINE BAILEY

Gainesville, FL

BAILEY, ELAINE Elaine Bailey was Born in Newark, New Jersey to Leonard Michael Donorovich and Gertrude Kairys. She is survived by her only Son Jude Bailey. She retired from the Alachua County Health Department, volunteered close to her home at the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens,...

DAVID WAYNE GAREFFA

DAVID WAYNE GAREFFA

Gainesville, FL

GAREFFA, DAVID WAYNE David Wayne Gareffa, age 56 of Melrose, Florida passed away Thursday, April 18, 2018. He was born June 16, 1961 in South Bend, Indiana to Arthur and Joann Klowetter Gareffa. David loved music and singing. He was an avid Miami Dolphin fan. He is...

LINDA LEE WORK SMITH

LINDA LEE WORK SMITH

Gainesville, FL

SMITH, LINDA LEE WORK Linda Lee Work Smith, 75, of Orange Heights, Florida, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at her home, following a long illness. Mrs. Smith was a native of Gainesville, Florida, born on February 26, 1943 to the late Julius and Mary Elizabeth Work. She was a...

ROBIN MAURICE THOMAS

ROBIN MAURICE THOMAS

Crystal River, FL

THOMAS, ROBIN MAURICE 1928 - 2018 Robin Thomas of Crystal River, FL passed away at Hospice of Citrus County on April 17, 2018. Robin was born in Battle Creek, Michigan, to William and Gladys Thomas. He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Barbara Swilley Thomas, his...

April 22, 2018

CLARA H. GRIFFIN

CLARA H. GRIFFIN

Gainesville, FL

GRIFFIN, CLARA H., 91 Clara H. Griffin, 91 passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the E.T. York Hospice care Center. A Gainesville native, she attended Lincoln High School, was a graduate of Apex Beauty College, Atlanta, GA class of 1946. Clara Griffin owned and operated...

JOHN GREGORY MALANS

JOHN GREGORY MALANS

Chiefland, FL

MALANS, JOHN GREGORY John Gregory Malans, 59, of High Springs passed away April 17, 2018. Mr. Malans was born March 1, 1959 in Gainesville, but had been a lifelong resident of High Springs. Mr. Malans is survived by his aunt Mary Malans of Lake City, Florida, several...

KEITH REID QUILLEN

KEITH REID QUILLEN

Newberry, FL

QUILLEN, KEITH REID, 86 Keith Reid Quillen, 86 of Gainesville, passed away on April 15, 2018. Keith was born in St. Petersburg, Florida on January 14, 1932 to Kelly and Opal Quillen. During his early childhood, he lived in St. Petersburg, FL., Blanton, FL., and Gate City, VA....

April 21, 2018

JOAN MARIE DEWEY

JOAN MARIE DEWEY

Gainesville, FL

DEWEY, JOAN MARIE CAREY Joan Marie Carey Dewey passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018. She was born September 12, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio. Joan Dewey was a 14-year resident of Gainesville and founding member of Oak Hammock. She was 85 years young, a lifelong learner, teacher...

LEON DOUGLAS McCRAY

LEON DOUGLAS McCRAY

Gainesville, FL

McCRAY, LEON DOUGLAS Leon Douglas McCray, 68, passed away Feb. 14, 2018 at his home in West Palm Beach, FL. Leon was a graduate of Lincoln High School, class of 1967. He attended North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC. He was employed as an X-Ray Technician,...

VIVIAN YOUNG

VIVIAN YOUNG

Gainesville, FL

YOUNG, VIVIAN Vivian Young 63 passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Shards Hospital. A life time resident of Archer, she was the building service supervisor at University of FL Member of St. Peter Baptist Church where she served as a Deaconess, Choir member, Culinary...

April 20, 2018

JOHN PAUL JONES III

JOHN PAUL JONES III

Lake City, FL

JONES, III, JOHN PAUL Mr. John Paul Jones, III, 78, of Lake City, passed away Sunday evening, April 15, 2018 at his residence after an extended illness. He was born in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois on February 6, 1940 to the late John Paul Jones, Jr. and Marion Pecot Jones. He...

MICHAEL LARRY JR.

MICHAEL LARRY JR.

Gainesville, FL

LARRY, JR., MICHAEL Michael Larry, Jr., age 36, Customer Service Telemarketing Representative & 1999 Graduate of Eastside High School, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Shands Hospital (Gainesville, FL). The Homegoing Celebration will be held...

April 19, 2018

LENARD JUNIOR SOWELL

LENARD JUNIOR SOWELL

Gainesville, FL

SOWELL, LENARD JUNIOR Lenard Junior Sowell, age 74, son of the late Lenard Sowell & Theo Evans Cannington, Retired Auto Detailer, peacefully left this earthly scene on Sunday, April 15, 2018, at his residence in Gainesville, Florida. The Homegoing Celebration will be held...

April 18, 2018

Beverly Jean Burch-Ephriam

Beverly Jean Burch-Ephriam

Gainesville, FL

BURCH-EPHRIAM, BEVERLY JEAN Beverly Jean Burch-Ephriam, age 81 of Gainesville, Florida passed away Friday, April 13, 2018 at E.T. York Haven Hospice Care Center in Gainesville, Florida. She was born in Muncie, Indiana on February 21, 1937. She moved to Gainesville with her...

April 17, 2018

STEPHEN WILLIAM PAVLIK

STEPHEN WILLIAM PAVLIK

Newberry, FL

PAVLIK, STEPHEN WILLIAM Stephen William Pavlik, 70, longtime resident of Gainesville, Florida, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at UF Health, surrounded by family and close friends. Steve was born on February 12, 1948, in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, to the late Steve F. and Anna...

April 16, 2018

CAROLYN JOYCE BOWMAN

CAROLYN JOYCE BOWMAN

Newberry, FL

BOWMAN, CAROLYN JOYCE (LAYNE) MAY Carolyn Joyce (Layne) May Bowman, 84, Alachua, died unto new life on April 8 of complications from pulmonary fibrosis. Born in Greenwood, South Carolina, hers was a life of family, faith, good conversation, a devotion to education, a...

Dewayne Francis Cowart

Dewayne Francis Cowart

Gainesville, FL

COWART, SR., DEWAYNE FRANCIS Dewayne Francis Cowart, Sr., 76, longtime resident of Hawthorne, Florida, died Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the E.T. York Hospice Care Center, following a long illness. Mr. Cowart was born in Waldo, Florida on July 7, 1941 to the late Howell...

CEDELL FLETCHER

CEDELL FLETCHER

Newberry, FL

FLETCHER, CEDELL WALLACE 'ZEKE' Cedell W. Fletcher died peacefully after a long illness in the loving company of family and friends on April 12, 2018. Cedell was born in Bell, Fl, the only child of the late Mark and Dora Fletcher. He is survived by his wife of 57 years,...

CHARLES F. HENAULT Jr.

CHARLES F. HENAULT Jr.

Newberry, FL

HENAULT, CHARLES F. JR. Charles F. Henault, Jr., 73, passed away April 7, 2018 after a brief illness. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, moved to Miami at age 3 and then to Ft. Lauderdale and finally made Alachua his home in 1976. Known to many as Charlie, he leaves...

PAUL W. KING

PAUL W. KING

Williston, FL

KING, PAUL W., 93 Mr. Paul W. King, of Williston passed away Friday, 04/13/2018 at E.T. York Care Center in Gainesville. He was 93. Born in Buena Vista, Tennessee, he came to Williston 47 years ago from Blountstown, Florida and was formerly from Jackson, Tennessee. He was a...

SARAH GREEN POSS

SARAH GREEN POSS

Newberry, FL

POSS, SARAH GREEN, 87 Sarah Green Poss, 87, died Thursday, April 12, 2018 in the Shands Hospital, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mrs. Poss was born on June 10, 1930 in Turbeville, South Carolina to the late Glayton and Sally Green. Mrs. Poss...

April 15, 2018

FLORENCE "JEANETTE" HENDERSON

FLORENCE "JEANETTE" HENDERSON

Gainesville, FL

HENDERSON, FLORENCE 'JEANETTE' Florence 'Jeanette' Henderson, 77, has returned home to our heavenly father on Monday, April 9, 2018. Jeanette was born in Micanopy, Florida on July 3, 1940. She is preceded in death by her parents, Grady A. Graham and Cora B. Graham, five...

April 14, 2018

WILLIE DASH AUSGOOD

WILLIE DASH AUSGOOD

Lake City, FL

AUSGOOD, WILLIE Willie Dash Ausgood was born August 26, 1944 in Lake City, Florida to the late Cassie Ausgood and Willie Dash. On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, Willie heard the voice of the Lord and gracefully answered His call while at home surrounded by his loving and devoted...

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