Roxanne Schibley, age 54, of New Port Richey, Fla., died April 29, 2014, after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born June 11, 1959, in Marietta, Ga., and had been a Florida resident since the early 70's in both Pinellas and Pasco counties. She worked at Elfers Christian Preschool for the past 17 years and graduated from Largo High School.
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She is survived by her daughter, Melissa Schibley and grandson, Jase of Tennessee; parents, Bobby and Shirley Watkins of Talmo, Ga.; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Robert Dobson of St. Petersburg, Fla.; brother, Jim Watkins of Talmo, Ga.; niece and great-nephew, Michella Newman and Cole of St. Petersburg, Fla.; nephew and wife, Johnny and Cynthia Dobson of California; and great-niece, Elizabeth Dobson; best friend and caregiver, Pat Blankenship, as well as many other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 1st Baptist Church of Elfers, 4050 Redleaf Drive, New Port Richey, FL 34652, on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Gulfside Regional Hospice, Inc., 6117 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, FL 34653.
Little-Davenport Funeral Home of Gainesville, Ga., announcing for Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, 8825 Old County Road, 54 New Port Richey, FL 34653, 727-372-2550.
Those desiring to leave online condolences can do so at www.littledavenport.com.
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355 Dawsonville Highway Southwest
Gainesville, GA 30501
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on May 4, 2014