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Marion County Obituaries

Obituaries from Ocala Star Banner

Ocala Star-Banner (FL) - Sunday, December 22, 1991

SUMMERFIELD -- Royden Carver Beer, 73, retired mechanic for Pan American World Airways, died Dec. 20, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

CHIEFLAND -- Clement "J.C." Crosby, 65, a retired dispatcher, died Dec. 20, 1991, at home.

OCALA -- Aurora "Laura" Davis, 86, homemaker, died Dec. 20, 1991, at home.

OCALA -- Ronald Gerson, 53, owner/distributor of a record store in New York City, died Dec. 19, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

OCALA -- Reuben E. Groves, 81, wholesaler and broker in the nursery industry, died Dec. 20, 1991, at home.

SILVER SPRINGS -- Frederick Leonard Hoffman, 79, retired machinist for Fairchild Aircraft Co., died Dec. 20, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

OCALA -- Jean T. Reif, 85, retired finance officer for the federal government, died Dec. 20, 1991, at home.

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Ocala Star-Banner (FL) - Tuesday, December 24, 1991

SALT SPRINGS -- Ruth Floy Botsford, 84, homemaker, died Dec. 22, 1991, at Ocala Geriatric Center.

OCKLAWAHA -- George Elsworth Campbell, 90, retired maintenance man for a school in the Brevard County school system, died Dec. 19, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

HERNANDO -- Edna Spivey Curl, 77, died Dec. 22, 1991, in Inverness.

OCALA -- Charles Patrick Devlin, 66, retired machine operator for Pivot Manufacturing Co. in Detroit, died Dec. 21, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

SILVER SPRINGS SHORES -- Bernard Thomas Gaffney, 75, died Dec. 23, 1991, in Ocala.

MARION OAKS -- WIlliam F. "Fred" Hall, 49, retired from Lowes Company Building and Supply, Fredricksburg, Va., died Dec. 22, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

INVERNESS -- Florence Dorothea Hetzel, 68, retired manager of Sears Roebuck Co., died Dec. 21, 1991, in Inverness.

INVERNESS -- George Alston Holden, 82, retired foreman for the Florida Department of Transportation, died Dec. 21, 1991.

INVERNESS -- Charles Donald "Don" Jones, 59, a farmer and rancher, died Dec. 22, 1991, at home.

BELLEVIEW -- Delia F. Norten, 92, retired horsewoman who raised and trained horses, died Dec. 22, 1991, at Ocala Healthcare Center.

OCALA -- Maynard Pepin, 69, retired service station equipment contractor, died Dec. 22, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

OCALA -- Irene C. Sewell, 94, retired lunch room supervisor for the Seminole County School Board, died Dec. 22, 1991, at Oakhurst Manor Nursing Center.

WEIRSDALE -- Harold Sharon, 72, retired legislative officer with the U.S. Department of the Army, died Dec. 20, 1991, in Gainesville.

INVERNESS -- Evelyn Snyder, 67, a retired waitress, died Dec. 23, 1991, in Inverness.

OCKLAWAHA -- Samuel M. Trower, 75, a retired security officer for the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City, Mo., died Dec. 22, 1991, at home.

BASCOM -- Vera Mae Tucker, 82, a homemaker, died Dec. 23, 1991, in Marianna.

OCALA -- Jack W. Ward, 76, an appliance sales manager, died Dec. 23, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

DUNNELLON -- Linda L. Wells, 67, a packer with Brown and Williamson Co., died Dec. 22, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL) - Wednesday, December 25, 1991

OCALA -- Ray H. Hicks, 82, a retired school administrator, died Dec. 23, 1991, in Ocala.

OCALA -- J. Colin McCollin, 79, a retired U.S. Government employee, died Dec. 21, 1991, at home.

OCALA -- William B. O'Daniel, 69, retired from General Motors after 30 years of service, died Dec. 23, 1991, at home.

BEVERLY HILLS -- Bertha R. Peatfield, 78, died Dec. 23, 1991, at Crystal River.

BEVERLY HILLS -- Carl Rohnert, 89, died Dec. 23, 1991, in Inverness.

OCALA -- Jerry B. Smith, 78, retired from the U.S. Air Force as a master sergeant, died Dec. 24, 1991, in Winter Park.

INVERNESS -- Eli "Son" White, 89, retired manager and owner of White Funeral Home and East Dampier Street Funeral Home in Inverness, died Dec. 19, 1991.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL) - Thursday, December 26, 1991

MORRISTON -- Barbara E. Boggess, 57, a retired public school teacher, died Dec. 24, 1991, after a short illness.

OCALA -- Jane E. Layendecker, 41, a former insurance agent with State Farm, died Dec. 24, 1991, at Tampa's H. Lee Moffett Cancer Center.

OCALA -- Myrtle E. Lyles, 68, a homemaker, died Dec. 24, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

WILLISTON -- Jeannette Evelyn Wright, 80, a homemaker, died Dec. 24, 1991, at the Memorial Hospital in Williston.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL) - Friday, December 27, 1991

OCALA -- Willie L. Anderson, 61, a construction worker, died Dec. 21, 1991, at Marion Health Care Center.

BELLEVIEW -- Joseph S. Barto, 83, a retired cabinetmaker, died Dec. 25, 1991, at home.

BEVERLY HILLS -- Johann Brilz, 80, a painter in the construction industry, died Dec. 24, 1991, at Seven Rivers Community Hospital in Crystal River.

SILVER SPRINGS -- Michelle Dorothy Chastain, 65, an assembler at Martin Marietta, died Dec. 25, 1991, at home.

HERNANDO -- Charles R. Collins, 64, a retired piano plate finisher with Wickham Co., died Dec. 25, 1991, in Inverness.

BELLEVIEW -- Clara Justine Cowell, 73, a housewife, died Dec. 25, 1991, in Belleview.

BEVERLY HILLS -- John J. Dunne, 62, a retired police officer for the city of Boston, died Dec. 24, 1991, at Seven Rivers Community Hospital in Crystal River.

CHIEFLAND -- Newton Jackson Fralix, 76, a retired woodsman/foreman for Georgia Pacific Corp., died Dec. 25, 1991, at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville.

BELLEVIEW -- Airrie Lee Grant, 90, a cook, died Dec. 17, 1991, at Ocala Geriatric Center.

LECANTO -- Albert John Gunther, 83, a retired electrician, died Dec. 24, 1991, in Lecanto.

BEVERLY HILLS -- Robert G. Huether, 80, sampling representative in the metals/chemical industry, died Dec. 25, 1991, at home.

WILDWOOD -- Jerry T. Keller, 71, a crane operator for a steel mill, died Dec. 24, 1991, at Leesburg Regional Medical Center.

LECANTO -- R.V. Mills, 73, a housewife, died Dec. 25, 1991, at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness.

GAINESVILLE -- Mary Beatrice Munden, 83, a homemaker, died Dec. 26, 1991, at the University Nursing Care Center in Gainesville.

OCALA -- Tory Sanderson, 12, a student, died Dec. 17, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

OCALA -- Richard H. Shuford, 63, a salesman for Merita Bakeries, died Dec. 25, 1991.

WACAHOOTA -- J. Pierce Smith, who served 18 years as Alachua County property appraiser, and was in part responsible for the county's current governmental structure, died Dec. 24, 1991, at the North Florida Regional Medical Center, he was 77.

INVERNESS -- Rita Marie Smith, 65, a retired drapery picker, died Dec. 24, 1991, in Inverness.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL) - Saturday, December 28, 1991

INVERNESS -- Mary Ann Feys, 67, died Dec. 26, 1991, at home.

OCALA -- Milton R. Greifenhagen, 64, a technician for the Rexnord Co., died Dec. 27, 1991, in Ocala.

OCALA -- The Rev. Seamon Krup, 75, a retired pastor, died Dec. 26, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

MARION OAKS -- Charles J. Loomis, 66, a retired carpenter and plumber, died Dec. 26, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

OCALA -- Vernon Nettles Sr., 92, a retired automobile mechanic, died Dec. 27, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

OCALA -- Edna B. Renner, 86, a homemaker, died Dec. 27, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

CARMEL, Ind. -- Mary Helen Weddle Sheffer, 68, co-owner with her late husband of Sheffer and Clark Builders and Developers, died Dec. 26, 1991, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Carmel.

OCALA -- Kenneth Van Brunt, 61, a farmer, died Dec. 21, 1991, at home.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL) - Sunday, December 29, 1991

FORT MCCOY -- George L. Booze, 73, retired pilot for Pan American World Airways, died Dec. 27, 1991, at home after a long illness.

SUMMERFIELD -- Inez R. Clouse, 81, former inspector for Marlin Firearms during World War II and former employee of Southern New England Telephone Co., died Dec. 27, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

SUMMERFIELD -- Elizabeth C. Connolly, 62, retired secretary for Albert Hoen Lithograph Co. after 31 years of service, died Dec. 27, 1991, in Ocala.

HOMOSASSA -- Henry William Drake, 82, a retired farmer, died Dec. 22, 1991, in Inverness.

OCALA -- Marian E. Horton, 97, homemaker, died Dec, 27, 1991, in Ocala.

OCALA -- Gloria Krumm, 60, homemaker, died Dec. 28, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

OCALA -- Angeline M. Labate, 69, an inspector for a plastic manufacturing plant, died Dec. 28, 1991, at home.

ORANGE SPRINGS -- Margaret A. Pake, 76, a telephone operator for General Telephone of Michigan, died Dec. 26, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

BELLEVIEW -- Ora B. Lethbridge, 89, died Dec. 28, 1991, at home.

INVERNESS -- Josephine Trafton Lewis, 86, retired college teacher, died Dec. 27, 1991, in Inverness.

BELLEVIEW -- Harry D. Lezotte, 45, a produce salesman, died Dec. 27, 1991, near Ocala.

MCINTOSH -- Jack F. McCann, 65, a retired foreman for the Pennsylvania Railroad, died Dec. 27, 1991, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Gainesville.

OCALA -- Kathryn L. Owens, 76, a bank teller, died Dec. 27, 1991, in Ocala.

CITRA -- Bonnie C. Wade, 67, homemaker, died Dec. 28, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL) - Monday, December 30, 1991

OCALA -- The Rev. David Carrol Boaz, 74, retired Baptist minister having served as pastor of First Baptist Church of Ocala, died Dec. 28, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

SPARR -- The Rev. Albert E. Frey Jr., 79, retired minister of Church of God Prophecy, died Dec. 28, 1991, at Ocala Health Care Center.

OCALA -- R.T. Harman, 69, carpenter for Crestwood Builder, died Dec. 29, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

BELLEVIEW -- Harry D. Lezotte, 45, a produce salesman, died Dec. 27, 1991, near Ocala in a fire.

OCALA -- Ruby A. Wines, 78, retired elevator operator, died Dec. 29, 1991, at Marion House Nursing Home.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL) - Tuesday, December 31, 1991

OCALA -- Franklin Robert Becker, 84, retired from the New York Telephone Co., died Dec. 29, 1991, at home.

SUMMERFIELD -- William C. Breeden, 68, a retired welder, died Dec. 29, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

OCALA -- Jerry Ellis, 64, a retired salesman for Ace Supply Co. and owner of Jerry Pool Service, died Dec. 30, 1991, at Ocala Geriatric Center.

BELLEVIEW -- Anna M. Finney, 73, a homemaker, died Dec. 30, 1991, at home.

OCALA -- John LeRoy Frese, 43, a mortgage broker, died Dec. 29, 1991, after being struck by an automobile.

OCALA -- Alex Gileta, 71, a retired machinist from Aronson Machine Co., Arcade, N.Y., died Dec. 29, 1991, at home.

HOMOSASSA -- Max R. Gould, 67, retired associate director of Quaker Oats Co., died Dec. 28, 1991, at home.

BELLEVIEW -- Cornelia Ann Grass, 89, a homemaker, died Dec. 25, 1991, at home.

OCALA -- R.T. Harman, 69, a carpenter for Crestwood Builders, died Dec. 29, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital.

INVERNESS -- Clarence W. Hugar, 64, a retired brick and block mason, died Dec. 29, 1991, in Inverness.

BEVERLY HILLS -- Thomas E. McElhinney, 81, a retired New York City clerk and telephone operator, died Dec. 29, 1991, in Coral Springs.

FLORAL CITY -- Carole Anne Moseley, 51, a nurse's aide, died Dec. 28, 1991, at home.

OCALA -- James K. Peterson Sr., 68, a retired area supervisor for Long Island Lighting Co. in Riverhead, N.Y., died Dec. 30, 1991, in Ocala.

SILVER SPRINGS SHORES -- Patrick J. Rogers, 55, a heavy equipment operator, died Dec. 30, 1991, at home.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Anthony F. Scardo, 73, a retired fireman at the Naval Air Rocket Test Station in Dover, N.J., died Dec. 27, 1991, in an Asheville hospital.

SILVER SPRINGS -- Elmer "Bud" Stine, 81, a retired truck driver, died Dec. 30, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

CITRA -- Zackarus C. Watson, 76, a retired supervisor for a construction company, died Dec. 29, 1991, in Ocala.

LECANTO -- Charles Whitehead, 91, a retired electrician with General Electric, died Dec. 30, 1991, in Inverness.

Extracted by Laverne Tornow


Further information from these obituaries is available upon request by contacting the County Coordinator,with the subject line; Marion County Obituary Look Up. Allow 2 weeks for a response. Please include the following in your request: Name of Deceased, Date obituary appeared in the Ocala Star Banner, your name, your relationship to the deceased.