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Obituaries

  • July 14, 2011 Obituaries

    John T.  “Tommy” Brooks

    Williston–John T.  “Tommy” Brooks, 64, died July 5, 2011 at his home in Williston after a long battle with cancer. 

    He was born  March 1, 1947 to John and Mary Brooks in Boissevain, Va.  He was a retired truck driver and served in the U.S. Army.  He was of the Baptist faith. 

    He moved to this area in 1991 coming from Miami.  He loved to fish and he also spent a lot of time doing anything and everything with horses. 

  • This Week's Obituaries-July 7

    Patricia Ann Fleming
    OLD TOWN–Patricia Ann Fleming, 74, of Old Town, died June 30, 2011 at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville.
    Born in Dearborn, Mich., she moved to this area in 2004 from Bradenton,  where she was a letter carrier for the USPS.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Chiefland and enjoyed reading and Major League Baseball.

  • Obituaries 6-30

    Richard Judy
    CEDAR KEY–Richard H. Judy, 79, former director of Miami International Airport, died Monday, June 20, 2011 in Cedar Key.
    Born in Pennsylvania, he was a longtime resident of Miami. He graduated from the University of Miami in 1953, served in the United States Naval Reserves and attended the University of Miami School Of Law.

  • Obituaries 6-23

    Dennis Kittle
    WILLISTON–Dennis Bryant Kittle,  54,  died Monday, June 6, 2011 at North Florida Regional Hospital.
    He was born in Hollywood to Allie Grady Kittle and Eunice Kittle. He lived in Hollywood most of his life before moving to Williston 20 years ago.
    He was a member of Brothers Too Vietnam Vets, he was a huge outdoorsman, loved to ride motorcylces and airboats and go mudding.

  • Obituaries June 16

    Clara Jo Coble
    Williston–Clara Jo Coble, 82, of Williston died June 12, 2011.
     She was born March 23, 1929 to Winford and Clara McCullough in Grand Island. She had lived here about a year coming from Jacksonville.  She was of the Methodist faith and retired as a secretary for the State D.O.T.  In her spare time she enjoyed bowling, golf and was an avid Gator fan.  
    Survivors include nephew, Scott (Phyllis)McCullough; niece, Lori (Frank) Jones, as well as many other nieces and nephews.

  • Obituaries June 9

    Rebecca Anderson
    Bronson–Rebecca Darlene Anderson, 52, died Sunday, June 5, 2011 in Gainesville.
     She was born Dec.  31, 1958, to Raymond and Betty Mae Norman in Tampa.  She was of the Pentecostal faith.  She was a housewife most of her life, living in this area since 1984.  She enjoyed yard work, spending time with her grandchildren and she loved animals.
     She was preceded in death by her son, Rocky Norman and her sister, Terry Platt.

  • Obituaries

    Geraldine Kosinski
    GAINESVILLE–Geraldine Alverna Marshall Kosinski, 89, of Gainesville, died May 22, 2011 at Shands in Gainesville.
    Born in Williamsport, Pa., she moved to this area from Corning, N.Y. in 1973.  She was a member of Countryside Baptist Church in Gainesville.  

  • Obituaries May 26

    Catherine Sarah Curry
    GULF HAMMOCK–Catherine Sarah Curry, 72, died May 20, 2011.
    She was born June 11, 1938 in Gulf Hammock.
    She is survived by her daughter, Myrtle Davis; grandaughters, Kimberly Smith and Nicole Davis; grandsons, Derek Smith and Skip Davis; sisters, Weda Poston and Gwen Wagoner; brothers Loyid Albritton, Ellis Albritton and EJ Albritton and six great-grandchildren.

  • Obituaries May 19

    Donald W. Burrack
    Williston–Donald W. Burrack, 89, died at his home May 14, 2011.
     He was born Dec. 25, 1921, to George and Etta Burrack in Putnam County, Iowa and had lived in this area for 31 years.  
    He was a farmer most of his life and loved yard work.  He served in the United States Navy.  He was a Christian and belonged to the Sheppard’s Chapel Church.

  • Obituaries May 12, 2011

    Laura Lee Chandler Anderson

    Mt. Pleasant, S.C.–Laura Lee Chandler Anderson, 76, of Mt. Pleasant, S.C. died Tuesday, May 3, 2011. 

    She was born June 4, 1934 in Atlanta, Ga., a daughter of the late Charles Lee Chandler and Laura Adair Dorsey Berry.  She was a registered nurse and served in the United States Air Force.