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September 16, 2021 Obituaries

Lawrence Emmit Allen Mr. Lawrence Emmit Allen, age 76, of Chiefland, FL passed away on July 30, 2021, at North Florida Regional Hospital in Gainesville. He was born on March 6, 1946, in Gulf Hammock to Leasman and Claire Thomas Allen. Mr. Allen graduated high school in 1966 then went to work with the Central Florida Electric Company. He loved ... Full Story »

September 9, 2021 Obituaries

Osborn “Oz” Gray Barker Osborn “Oz” Gray Barker, 56, from Chiefland, FL met face to face with Jesus on August 29, 2021 surrounded by his family that loves him dearly. Oz was born in Gainesville, FL on December 24, 1964 to the late Cecil Gray Barker and Geneva Baird Turner. Oz loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, adored his ... Full Story »

September 2, 2021 Obituaries

Shelia Diane Belasky Shelia Diane Belasky, 59, of Bell, FL passed away on August 25, 2021. She was born on March 14, 1962 in Winter Garden, FL to Willie and Betty Williams. She grew up in Kinston, AL until she was about 10 years old. The family came back to the Winter Garden/Ocoee area in 1972 where she attended school ... Full Story »

August 26, 2021 Obituaries

Lottie Elaine Cannon Mrs. Lottie Elaine Cannon, 74, of Bell, FL passed away peacefully on August 18, 2021 at the North Florida Regional Hospital in Gainesville. She was born on January 20, 1947, in Trenton, to Frank and Myrtle Swilley Ripley. She grew up in Gilchrist County and was a graduate of Bell High School. Mrs. Lottie went to work ... Full Story »

August 19, 2021 Obituaries

Charlene Clariece Cogdill Caraway Charlene Clariece Cogdill Caraway, 67, of Bell, FL passed from this world on August 10, 2021 after a short illness. Charlene was born in Gainesville, FL to Charles W. and Clarice Roberts Cogdill, in 1954. She earned an Associates Degree from Lake City Community College in 1984, a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Florida in ... Full Story »

August 12, 2021 Obituaries

Greg Douglas Dr. James Gregory “Greg” Douglas, 66, of Trenton, met Jesus face to face on August 5, 2021, surrounded by his family. Greg was born in Brooker, FL to the late Howard and Jean Douglas on 2/17/55. He loved fishing, hunting, gardening, spending time with his wife and two sons, and spoiling his four precious grandchildren. Greg received a ... Full Story »

August 5, 2021 Obituaries

Paul Howard Hoffman Paul passed away on August 1, 2021, He was 83 years old. Paul Hoffman was born January 30, 1938 in Jackson, MI to John Howard and Marjorie Hoffman. Paul grew up above a funeral home in Greenville, MI, as his father was a funeral director. He began driving the ambulance at 13 years old. He started his ... Full Story »

July 29, 2021 Obituaries

Lonnie J. “Jiggs” Cruse Lonnie J. ”Jiggs” Cruse, 91, of High Springs, FL, passed away July 20, 2021. Mr. Cruse was born October 16, 1929, to the late Sula Mae and Lee Jackson Cruse, in High Springs, FL. Mr. Cruse was a member of High Springs Church of God. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mr. Cruse is survived by his ... Full Story »

July 22, 2021 Obituaries

Martha Jean Langford Martha Jean Langford was born April 26, 1925. She passed away on June 30, 2021 at Hope Hospice in Cape Coral, FL at 96 years old. Martha Jean (or MJ, Aunt Jean) was born to Cecil and Octavia Strother and grew up in Paris, TN. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Verna (Helfrich) and Frances. ... Full Story »

July 15, 2021 Obituaries

Joyce Erlene Jerrels Ms. Joyce Erlene Jerrels, age 80, of Oklahoma City, OK, passed away on July 4, 2021. She was born on September 23, 1940 in Gainesville. She moved to Oklahoma to be with her son, Jim Jones. A graveside service for Ms. Joyce will be held on Friday, July 16 at 10:00 a.m. at the Union Baptist Church ... Full Story »