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Marion County Obituaries

Obituaries from Ocala Star Banner

Ocala Star-Banner (FL)-May 22, 1991

OCALA -- Clarence Franklin Gahan, 68, a disabled veteran, died May 19, 1991, in Gainesville.

OCALA -- Martha Sue Jackson, 53, a homemaker, died May 20, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- Wando McGee, 86, a former guard at Menard State Prison in Chester, Ill., died May 20, 1991, at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold Township.

BEVERLY HILLS -- Alice Louise Olsen, 83, a retired bank teller, died May 21, 1991, at home.

INVERNESS -- Lawrence Allen Ryea, 63, a resident of Concord, N.H., died May 18, 1991, in Inverness.

OCALA -- Helen Frances Snyder, 76, a retired school truant officer, died May 21, 1991, in Ocala.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL)-May 23, 1991

OCALA -- Chloe Belle Athan, 90, a housewife, died May 19, 1991, in Ocala.

OCALA -- Ernest H. Conner, 69, a retired postmaster with the U.S. Postal Service, died May 22, 1991, in Ocala.

AUSTIN, Texas -- Douglas Charles Dyer, 48, director and playwright in Off-Broadway and avant garde theater for more than two decades, died April 10, 1991, in Austin.

ORLANDO -- Ruth B. Hewitt, 80, a former resident of Ocala, died May 20, 1991, in Orlando.

ORLANDO -- The Rev. Urcil E. Mayers, 59, a bus driver, died May 15, 1991, at Florida Hospital.

OCALA -- Thomas Robert Papa, 39, manager of a golf shop, died May 21, 1991, at home from natural causes.

OXFORD -- Dorothy H. White, 75, a homemaker, died May 20, 1991, at home of natural causes.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL)-May 24, 1991

OCALA -- Frances M. Dente, 90, a retired secretary for the U.S. Treasury Department, died May 22, 1991, at home.

SUMMERFIELD -- Mattie M. McQueen, 80, a homemaker, died May 23, 1991, at home.

BELLEVIEW -- Leo S. Miller, 81, a retired farmer and truck driver, died May 23, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

LECANTO -- James M. Pace, 77, a retired Realtor, died May 23, 1991, at home.

OCALA -- Oscar V. Sims, 83, a retired aircraft mechanic, died May 22, 1991, in Palm Haven Rest Home, Ocala.

FLEMINGTON -- George Singleton, 70, a janitor, died May 15, 1991.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL)-May 25, 1991

SILVER SPRINGS -- Angeline M. Abel, 77, a homemaker, died May 24, 1991, at her residence after a brief illness.

BEVERLY HILLS -- Earl Stanley Dillow Jr., 67, a retired heavy equipment operator with Dayton Walther Foundry in Portsmouth, Ohio, died May 24, 1991.

BEVERLY HILLS -- Philippina C. Hammers, 92, a housewife, died May 23, 1991, at Seven Rivers Hospital in Crystal River.

ORANGE LAKE -- Roosevelt Hardy, 81, a farmer, died May 21, 1991.

HERNANDO -- Doris C. Howard, 78, a retired beautician, died May 22, 1991.

BEVERLY HILLS -- Irene A. Kennedy, 80, a homemaker, died May 23, 1991, at Seven Rivers Hospital in Crystal River.

SARASOTA -- George A. Lynch, 64, a retired cab driver, died May 19, 1991, in Sarasota.

DUNNELLON -- William L. Snapp, 56, died May 23, 1991, at home.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL)-May 26, 1991

OCKLAWAHA -- Patrick J. Brennan, 53, an asbestos insulator, died May 25, 1991, in Burlington, Mass.

INVERNESS -- Carolyn Nell Gossett Croft, 73, died May 24, 1991, at her daughter's home in Bradenton.

OCALA -- Jay Mitchell Flowers, 30, a mechanic, died May 18, 1991, near Ocala.

OCALA -- Una Rose Lee Ginn, 76, a homemaker, died May 23, 1991, at the Ocala Geriatric Clinic.

SUMMERFIELD -- Rosa Lee Perry, 72, a retired secretary for Lake Weir High School, died May 25, 1991, at the H. Lee Moffatt Cancer Center, Tampa.

ANTHONY -- Ethel G. Stairs, 85, a homemaker, died May 24, 1991, at the Ocala Healthcare Center.

OCALA -- Elton C. Stanaland, 91, a retired agent for Independent Life Insurance Co. of Ocala, died May 25, 1991, at home.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL)-May 27, 1991

BELLEVIEW -- Edwin Dye, 52, owner of Ed's Produce in Chiefland, died May 25, 1991, at Williston Memorial Hospital.

ANTHONY -- Jessie H. McCullough, 69, a self-employed hauler, died May 25, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

MOUNT DORA -- Thomas R. Reynolds, 81, a retired carpenter, died May 25, 1991, at Waterman Medical Center.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL)-May 28, 1991

SILVER SPRINGS -- Florine Gabriel Reese, 50, a retired instructor with the Marion County School system, died Saturday, May 25, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

BELLEVIEW -- Elliott J. Knettle, 45, an optician for the Optical Shop in Belleview, died Wednesday, May 15, 1991, in Belleview.

INVERNESS -- Audrey Fay Long, 92, died Saturday, May 25, 1991.

FLORAL CITY -- Carl M. Hauff, 79, owner/operator of a gravel pit, died Monday, May 27, 1991.

BELLEVIEW -- Lulu Paulus, 91, a homemaker, died Monday, May 27, 1991 at Ocala Geriatric Center.

EVINSTON -- Mark Meadows Richardson, 86, the last surviving brother of Richardson Brothers, a family agricultural operation, died Monday, May 27, 1991, at his home in Evinston.

SUMMERFIELD -- Michael A. Rodriquez, 35, died Monday, May 27, 1991, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

PINE RIDGE -- Robert A. Shaughnessy, 60, died Saturday, May 25, 1991, in Ocala.

REDDICK -- Ollie Mae Temme, 94, a homemaker, died Monday, May 27, 1991, at her residence.

Ocala Star-Banner (FL)-May 29, 1991

OCALA -- Eva Marie Allison, 86, a watercolor painter, died May 27, 1991, at home.

VERO BEACH -- Paul Franklin Beem, 89, retired from Nosco Inc. in Waukegan, Ill., after 30 years of employment, died May 26, 1991, at the Florida Baptist Retirement Home in Vero Beach.

OCALA -- Margie W. Cox, 75, a retired textile worker, died May 27, 1991, at Ocala Geriatric Center.

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Naomi Brothers Evans, 65, a pastor's wife, pianist and former teacher, died May 26, 1991, at Renaissance Park Care Center in Fort Worth, after a long illness with multiple sclerosis.

HOLDER -- Francis Wyain Jarvis, 89, a plumber for California University Systems, died May 27, 1991, at Citrus Memorial Hospital.

OCALA -- Edna Amanda Mettelmann, 83, a homemaker, died May 27, 1991, at home.

OCALA -- Lorie K. Tomlinson, 78, a homemaker, died May 28, 1991, at Surrey Place Convalescent Center.

May 30, 1991 missing

Ocala Star-Banner (FL)-May 31, 1991

OCALA -- Bertha Metcalf Frolley, 71, a homemaker, died May 30, 1991, at Windsor Manor, Starke.

SUMMERFIELD -- Candido Hernandez, 89, a retired grocery store owner, died May 30, 1991, at home of natural causes.

OCALA -- Marylin Louise Lightbody, 60, a homemaker, died May 30, 1991, at home, after an extended illness.

OCALA -- Anthony Thomas Pace, 57, a brick mason, died May 28, 1991, at Memorial Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla.

OCALA -- Hilda Frances Rast, 61, bookkeeper for Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Florida, died May 30, 1991, Munroe Regional Medical Center.

OKLAWAHA -- Marjory Dorthea Carter Thomas, 82, a homemaker, died May 30, 1991, at Marion Community Hospital after a brief illness.

INVERNESS -- Rose Virginia Walker, 72, died May 29, 1991, at home.

RAINBOW LAKES -- Alice Holman Webster, 80, a homemaker, died May 29, 1991, in Gainesville.

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.