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Obituaries

  • John H. Chapman

    John H. Chapman, 75, of Chiefland died March 23, 2008, at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville.

    Born in Milton, West Va., he moved to this area from Ohio in1983.

    He served his country in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam and the Korean War and retired from the Navy in 1970. He was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans in Cross City.

  • Virginia P. Barlow

    Virginia P. Barlow, 92, of Morriston, died March 21, 2008, at her home.

    Born in Chilhowie, Va., she came to this area 30 years ago from Maryland. She was a member of Charity Ministries.

    She is survived by her husband, Charles D. Barlow of Morriston; her children, Linda Marlene Cade of Morriston, Ralph Dean Barlow of Ocala, Roy Gene Barlow of Darlington, Md., and Nancy Ann Bolling of Williston; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

    Roberts Funeral Homes, Downtown Chapel, Ocala, is in charge of arrangements.

  • Marshall A. Warfield

    Marshall A. Warfield

    Marshall A. Warfield, 69, of Chiefland, died March 9, 2008, in Williston.

    Born in Maryland, he was part of the Chiefland community for 13 years, coming from New York. He was a member of the Lost Wheels Club, New York, and Briar Slew Hunting club in Fowlers Bluff, Wallkill Rod and Gun Club in New York and Local 147, Tunnel Workers Union. He was a member of the Christian faith and enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was a Harley Davidson enthusiast.

    He is survived by his wife, Kathy Warfield of Chiefland; and one son, Michael Warfield of New York.

  • Barbara W. Surace

    Barbara Whitt Surace, 77, of Williston, died March 13, 2008, at her home.

    She moved to Williston five years ago from Alachua. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and co-owned Happy Bus Tours in Orlando. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed arts and crafts.

    She is survived by her daughter, Margaret (Danny) Wallace of Williston; and one grandchild.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Surace Jr.

    Knauff Funeral Home of Williston is in charge of arrangements.

  • Noah Duncan

    Noah Duncan, 64, of Trenton, died March 11, 2008, at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville.

    He moved to Trenton in 1996 from Alabama. He was a member of the Christian faith, enjoyed hunting and fishing and studying the Bible.

    He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Marie; and a sister, Jessie Lewis, and several nieces and nephews.

    Knauff Funeral Home of Chiefland is in charge of arrangements.

  • Dellmar Collis

    Dellmar "Gene" Sonny Collis, 61, of Williston, died March 11, 2008, from lung cancer brought on by Agent Orange when he served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam.

    He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Maxima "Nellie" Collis; his children Jeffrey, Jennifer, Sadie, Joe, Pam, Dawn and Dorothy; 14 grandchildren and many close friends, including those at Levy Insurance.

    The family requests that memorial donations be made to cancer and diabetes research.

    A Direct Cremations provided information.

  • John J. Buonocore

    John Julian Buonocore, 60, died March 14, 2008, at his home in Ocala.

    Previously from New York, he came to this area 17 years ago and worked as an automotive mechanic.

    He is survived by his wife, Belinda Buonocore.

    Knauff Funeral Home of Williston is in charge of arrangements.

  • James M. Beckett

    James Mahlon Beckett, 55, of Williston died March 17, 2008, at Haven Hospice of the Tri-Counties in Chiefland.

    He lived in Williston for 40 years and worked at Williston Peanut as a bagger.

    He is survived by his mother, Francis Puckett of Williston; his brothers, Danny Beckett of Tennessee, Wendell Beckett of New Mexico and David Puckett of Williston.

    He was preceded in death by a sister, Penny Joe Beckett.

    Knauff Funeral Home of Williston is in charge of arrangements.

  • Harold Wilson

    Harold Wilson, 75, died March 9, 2008, in Chiefland.

    He lived in Chiefland since 1993, coming from Elgin, Ill. He was a U.S. Army veteran of Korea. He enjoyed boating and fishing. He was a member of the Catholic faith.

    He is survived by his wife, Laverne Wilson of Chiefland; 17 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    Knauff Funeral Home of Chiefland is in charge of arrangements.

  • Lee Steptoe Jr.

    Lee Steptoe Jr., 39, died March 6, 2008.

    Born in Alexander City, Ala., he moved to the Trenton area about 10 years ago form Newberry. He enjoyed motorcycles, fishing, listening to all types of music, watching comedies and was an avid reader.

    He is survived by his mother, Cynthia Gill of Chiefland; one son, Andrew L. Steptoe of Trenton; daughter, Jessica Steptoe of Trenton; sisters Nicole (Tim) Skelly of Trenton and Krista (Otte) Pederson of Trenton.

    He was preceded in death by his father, M.L. Steptoe Sr.