GLADYS MARIE ANDERSON
March 25, 1935 – March 1, 2014
Mrs. Gladys Marie Anderson of Old Town, Florida,
passed away at the age of 78 on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at North Florida Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Anderson was born in Orange River on March 25, 1935. She moved to Old Town from Englewood in 1979. She was employed by the State of Florida as
a correctional officer for 17 years serving the Cross City Correctional Institute and Levy Work Camp. She enjoyed playing with her dogs, playing bingo, watching gator football, thrift shopping, recipe collecting and sewing. Mrs. Anderson was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by her son, Robbie Anderson.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Robert “Bob” Anderson of Old Town; daughters: Karen (Stephen) Siebelt of Englewood, Rhonda (David) Lamont of Bradenton, and Melody (Allen) Kolb of Cumming, Georgia; brothers, Butch Bass and Pete Bass, both of Englewood; 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Praise Christian Church in Old Town with Rev. Billy Monk officiating.
Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.
February 14, 1929 – March 4, 2014
Marion Bennett passed away at the age of 85 on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Haven Hospice of the Tri-Counties Care Center. Marion was born on February 14, 1929 in Trenton, Fla. to Hiram Bennett and Ruby Lee Read Bennett. He was a lifelong resident of Trenton, a cattleman and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Mr. Bennett was preceded in death by his wife, Joy Bennett.
He is survived by his two daughters; Karen (L.T.) Johnson and Anita (Lee) Cameron both of Trenton;
a son, Greg (Mary) Bennett of Trenton; 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Pastor Ron Black and Pastor Billy Philman officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements are under the care of Watson Funeral Home, 426 W. Wade Street, Trenton, FL. 32693 (352) 463-8888.
Online condolences or to sign the guest book at www.watsonfhtrenton.com
BARTON A WARD
July 21, 1960 – February 25, 2013
Barton A.”Bart” Ward of Chiefland passed away at the
age of 53 on February 25, 2014 at Shands in Gainesville.
Mr. Ward was born July 21, 1960 in Tifton Georgia and moved to this area when he was very young. He was a truck driver and a proud veteran of the U.S. Army.
Bart enjoyed hunting, fishing and computers. He was a member of Hardeetown Baptist Church.
Barton was preceded in death by his daughter, Delilah Ward in 2009.
He is survived by his loving wife, Tonya Ward of
Chiefland; children Rebekah Turner of Maine, Kira Ward and Ayleah Ward, both of Chiefland, and son, Isaiah Ward of Chiefland; his parents, Conway and Janice Ward of Chiefland; his sisters, Marilyn Elliott of Old Town, Melody Ward and Rose Au both of Chiefland; brothers, Buddy Ward of Ft. Lauderdale, Johnny Ward and Ricky Ward, both of Gainesville; two grandchildren, Selena Escamilla and Joshua Turner.
Visitation was Friday, February 28, 2014 at 4 p.m. at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services Chapel with memorial services held at 5:00 p.m. with Pastor Tom Keisler officiating.
Hiers-Baxley Funereal Services, 352-493-0050 is honored to serve the Ward Family. Condolences may be offered by visiting our website at www.heirs-baxley.com.
PATSY M. UNDERWOOD
November 3, 1938 – February 25, 2014
Patsy M. Underwood of Chiefland, went to be with
her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Feb. 25, 2014 at the age of 75 at Haven Hospice of the Tri Counties. She was born in Nashville, Georgia to the late James Fountain ‘Dock’ & Eunie (Tyson) Mathis on November 3, 1938. Mrs. Underwood moved to Chiefland in 1955
from Lakeland, Georgia. She retired from the City of Chiefland and was a member of Hardeetown Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening and cooking but above all, serving her Lord and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Underwood was preceded in death by her
husband, Oscar Underwood; her parents, six brothers and six sisters: Callie Weathering, Carrie Roland Montnuri, Edna Baisond, Mattie Goss, Curtis Mathis,
Zonnie Buckhalter, Marcus Mathis, Thomas Mathis, Retha Crosby, William Jerry Mathis, James Mathis, and Rob Mathis.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law,
Alston Lee and JoAnn (Efferen) Hardee of Chiefland; daughter and son-in-law, Deborah Anne and Walker Bassett of Perry; granddaughter and grandson-in-law,
Malorie (Sheppard) and Ben Lowe; and grandson, Caleb Dalton Hardee.
Funeral Services were held on Sunday, March 2,
2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Hardeetown Baptist Church of Chiefland with Pastor Tom Keisler officiating. Interment followed at the Hardeetown Methodist Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday, March 1 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Chiefland, Fla.;
352/493-0050 is honored to serve the Underwood family. Condolences may be offered by visiting our
website at www.hiers-baxley.com
HUBERT LINDSEY JR.
July 2, 1959 – February 25, 2014
Hubert “Ray” Lindsey, Jr. of Fanning Springs, Florida died at the age of 54 at home on the banks of his
beloved Suwannee River on February 25, 2014 of natural
Ray was born on July 2, 1959 in Ocala to Hubert Lindsey, Sr. and Theresa Vignoni Lindsey. He attended Laurel Hill High School in Florida and had a thriving lawn service business with a partner in New Port Richey
prior to relocating to Fanning Springs. Ray was self-employed as a professional painter working with various home builders as of late. Ray was most at home in the great outdoors. He loved hunting and fishing for food, hiking and was very environmentally conscious. A kinder soul never walked the face of the earth. He was a gifted story teller and took a keen interest in history, so was always able to add insight to any conversation. People who had the good fortune to meet Ray always seemed to part ways with a smile on their faces. He will be fondly remembered by those he touched.
Ray was preceded in death by both of his parents and a third sister, Mona Lindsey Reeves. He is survived by his beloved daughter and her spouse, Ashly Lindsey Decker and James Decker; his older brother, Joseph Thomas Lindsey; older sisters, Paula Moyer and Mary Lindsey Bales, married to Douglas Bales; and his long-time partner, Diane Bass.
His Funeral was held Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel at Watson Funeral Home with Pastor Dr. Greg Douglas officiating. His remains will be interred alongside his father at Trenton Cemetery.
Arrangements were placed under the care of Watson Funeral Home, Trenton, Fla. 32693; 352/463-8888.
Online condolences or to sign the guest book at www.watsonfhtrenton.com
JEFFREY JOHN M.UCKLE’ SR.
March 23, 1949 – February 26, 2014
Jeffrey John M.uckle’ Sr. passed away February 26, 2014 at Haven Hospice in Chiefland at the age of 64. Jeffrey was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 23, 1949 and lived in St Petersburg for over 30 years working as a teacher and a musician. He was known as the “Wolf of St Pete.” He moved to Old Town in 2011.
He will be dearly missed by his family and his many friends.
No services are planned at this time.
Arrangements were placed under the care of: Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, FL; 352/498-5400.