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October 17, 2017

JIMMY COLLINS

JIMMY COLLINS

Gainesville, FL

COLLINS, JIMMY Jimmy Collins passed away on October 13, 2017 from muscular dystrophy. He was born in New Jersey on October 6, 1967. Jimmy graduated from Ringling School of Art and Design in 1990 with a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts - Computer Design. His main interest was...

October 16, 2017

CAROLYN HINSON LAKES

CAROLYN HINSON LAKES

Nashville, TN

LAKES, CAROLYN HINSON Carolyn Hinson Lakes died October 8, 2017. She was 85 years old. Mrs. Lakes was born on May 22, 1932, in Nashville, Tennessee, to James Edward and Mildred Womack Scobey. She moved to Gainesville as a newlywed in 1955. Mrs. Lakes was a graduate of David...

Katherine Meiss

Katherine Meiss

Gainesville, FL

MEISS, KATHERINE STEWART KNADLE Katherine Stewart Knadle Meiss passed away at her home in Gainesville on October 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Wesley Mayo Knadle, Sr., and her mother, Mary Evangeline Stewart Knadle. She is survived by her daughter,...

DEREK G. NASH

DEREK G. NASH

Newberry, FL

NASH, DEREK G. Derek G. Nash of Gainesville, FL, born in 1930 in Tredegar, Wales passed away October 5, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his beloved wife, Grace Nash; daughter, Eileen Marzak (husband, Greg); son, Derek Nash (wife, Kim); daughter,...

October 14, 2017

MATTHEW AVERY ESSER

MATTHEW AVERY ESSER

Newberry, FL

ESSER, MATTHEW AVERY Matthew Avery Esser, born May 4, 1975 in Texas City, TX, left this earth to find peace on Oct. 10, 2017 after a brief illness. Matthew graduated with honors from Newberry High School in 1993 where he also lettered in baseball as both a pitcher and first...

WINIFRED BAER HODGIN

WINIFRED BAER HODGIN

Gainesville, FL

HODGIN, WINIFRED ('WINNIE') BAER Winifred ('Winnie') Baer Hodgin, a World War II Veteran of the Marine Corps, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at her home in the Atrium, where she had lived for the past 4 years. She was 95. Prior to coming to Gainesville, she resided...

ROY EDWARD WEEMS Sr.

ROY EDWARD WEEMS Sr.

Bronson, FL

WEEMS SR., ROY EDWARD Roy Edward Weems Sr., 'Eddie', 67, of Bronson, FL, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 surrounded by his family. Eddie was born to the late Willie Roy and Alma Weems on December 1, 1949 in Lawrenceburg, TN. He was a simple man and always put others...

ZEKIYE GULSEREN YERALAN

ZEKIYE GULSEREN YERALAN

Gainesville, FL

YERALAN, ZEKIYE GULSEREN (ROSA) It is our heavy heart to inform the passing of our beloved Mom Zekiye Gulseren (Rosa) Yeralan at the age of 81 on Tuesday, October 10 2017 at home in Gainesville, FL surrounded by family at her side. She was the first born to Hacer Cesmeci...

October 13, 2017

PAULINE E. DILLARD

PAULINE E. DILLARD

Gainesville, FL

DILLARD, PAULINE E. Pastor Pauline E. Dillard, age 67, passed away October 5, 2017 at her home in Gainesville, FL. She served as Pastor of House of Prayer and Praise Tabernacle, Fairbanks, Florida. Pastor Dillard was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Dillard, and son...

H.C. HENDERSON JR.

H.C. HENDERSON JR.

Chiefland, FL

HENDERSON, JR., H.C. H.C. Henderson, Jr., born January 9, 1939, departed his earthly home October 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his high school sweetheart, Alice Faye, parents, Hillary C. Henderson, Sr. and Essielene Henderson, one brother, Billy Henderson and one...

CARL EDWARD JACKSON

CARL EDWARD JACKSON

Gainesville, FL

JACKSON, CARL EDWARD Carl Edward Jackson, age 77, husband of the late Vernell Mims Jackson, suddenly left us on Thursday, October 5, 2017, in Gainesville at his home. Funeral Services will be held 10:30AM Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church...

FRANK MITCHELL

FRANK MITCHELL

Gainesville, FL

MITCHELL, JR., FRANK Frank Mitchell, Jr., age 76, Retired Waste Collector with the City of Gainesville, was removed from this earthly scene on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, during a brief stay at the Haven Hospice/ E.T. York Care Center. Mr. Mitchell will only be viewed at the...

ALTAMEASE VALENTINE ROSS

ALTAMEASE VALENTINE ROSS

Gainesville, FL

ROSS, ALTAMEASE VALENTINE Altamease Valentine Ross was born January 19, 1929 to the union of the late Annie Mae and Eli Valentine. She was a life-long Member of the Monteocha Community of Gainesville and was married to the late Truman Pender Ross. She peacefully surrendered...

EDWARD STRONG SR.

EDWARD STRONG SR.

Ocala, FL

STRONG, SR., EDWARD, Edward Strong, Sr., 79, Orange Lake, Florida. Passed away October 5, 2017. Life Celebration for Mr. Strong will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017, 12pm at United Missionary Baptist Church, 15460 NW 44th Avenue Road, Reddick, Florida 32686, Rev....

October 12, 2017

VERNON PARKER ROAN Jr.

VERNON PARKER ROAN Jr.

Tequesta, FL

ROAN, JR., VERNON PARKER Vernon Roan passed away on September 22, 2017. He was born in Ft. Myers on November 19, 1935. He was preceded in death by his parents Vernon and Evelyn Roan and sister Dot Danley. Vernon is survived by his wife of 62 years Paula, two children,...

October 11, 2017

VERNON PARKER ROAN JR.

VERNON PARKER ROAN JR.

Tequesta, FL

ROAN, JR., VERNON PARKER Vernon Roan passed away on September 22, 2017. He was born in Ft. Myers on November 19, 1935. He was preceded in death by his parents Vernon and Evelyn Roan and sister Dot Danley. Vernon is survived by his wife of 62 years Paula, two children,...

October 9, 2017

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