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OBITUARIES TIMES THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2002 7 OBITUARIES FOR COMPLETE OBITUARIES, Funeral Home, Brandon. CHILLURA, JOSEPHINE SPOTO, 91, of Tampa, died Aug. 6. Marsicano-B. Marion Reed Funeral Home, Tampa.

COMBEE, LISA, 20, of Tampa, died Aug. 3. Prevatt Funeral Home, Hudson. DAVIS, DONALD 66, of Tampa, died Aug. 5.

Wilson Funeral Home, Tampa. FERNANDEZ, MODESTO "MOE," 74, of Tampa, died Aug. 4. Blount, Curry Roel Funeral Homes Cemeteries, Boza Chapel, Tampa. GLADNEY, FLOYD, 71, of Durant, died Aug.

5. Veterans Cremation Burial Society, Clearwater. KELLY, MARY, 72, of Tampa, died Aug. 4, A Adams Jennings Funeral Home, Tampa. MONTEFU, MICHAEL, 37, of Tampa, died Aug.

5. Blount, Curry Roel Funeral Homes Cemeteries, Boza Chapel, Tampa. MYRICK, SHIRLEY MAE, 55, of Tampa, died Aug. 1. Wilson Funeral Home, Tampa.

OLIVER, ERBEN, 79, of Tampa, died Aug. 6. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Brandon. ORLANDO, I. CHARLES, 86, of Tampa, died Aug.

6. Blount, Curry Roel Funeral Homes Cemeteries, MacDill Avenue Chapel, Tampa. PERDOMO, GILBERT, 74, of Tampa, died Aug. 5. Blount, Curry Roel Funeral Homes Cemeteries, Garden of Memories Chapel, Tampa.

PORTFOLIO, DONALD 87, of Tampa, 6. Blount, Curry Roel Funeral Homes Cemeteries, Carrollwood Chapel, Tampa. O'HANLON, REGINA, 50, of Lardied Monday (Aug. 5, 2002) at SUNCOAST DEATHS list is extracted from detailed obituaries published in other regional editions of the Times. Citrus HUNTER, CHARLES G.

"BUCK," 81, of Beverly Hills, died Aug. 5. Fero Funeral Home with Crematory, Beverly Hills. MILLARD, ANNA LILLIAN, 86, of Inverness, died Aug. 5.

Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home With Crematory, Inverness. PIERCE, MILDRED JORDAN, 84, of Hernando, died Aug. 6.

Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness. Hernando FISHER, GERTRUDE 78, of Spring Hill, died Aug. 6. National Cremation 1 Society, Brooksville. HUGHES, BILLY 31, of Spring Hill, died Aug.

4. Brewer Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Spring Hill. RAND, ELISABETH 80, of Brooksville, died Aug. 6. National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

WILLIAMS, ETHEL HINES, 77, of Spring Hill, died Aug. 5. Brewer Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Spring Hill. Hillsborough BARNETT, MARY 79, of Valrico, died Aug. 6.

Stowers Gulfport HARPSTER, DONALD RICHARD, 73, of Gulfport, died Monday (Aug. 5, 2002) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute. He came here in 1996 from his native Hollidaysburg, and was a sales representative in the home improvement industry. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War era and a member of the American Legion and VFW. He was Lutheran.

Survivors include a daughter, Dawn M. Harpster, Hollidaysburg. Gee Sorensen Funeral Home and Cremation Services, St. Petersburg. Largo GLASER, MARGUERITE, 94, of Largo, died Monday (Aug.

5, 2002) at Largo Medical Center. She was born in Superior, and came here in 1991 from Batavia, Ill. She was a homemaker and Lutheran and a member of the Illinois Club. Survivors include a sister, Ruth Gurney, Santa Ana, and her caregiver and niece, Diane Morris, Palmetto. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.

GROM, CHRISTINE, 50, of Largo, died Saturday (Aug. 3, 2002) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. She was born in Maxville and came here in 1992 from Chicago. She worked as a printer for the Val-Pak Co. Survivors include her husband, LeRoy; a son, Robert Meets, St.

Petersburg; four brothers, Don, Alvin, Wendal and Larry Harris, all of Florida; two sisters, Faye Harrell, Maxville, and Loritta, Jacksonville; and a grandchild. Gulf Breeze Cremation Burial Society, Largo. KRYSTAL, HARRY PAUL, 92, of Largo, died Saturday (Aug. 3, 2002) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute, St. Petersburg.

He was born in Chicago and came here in 1974 after he retired as a railroad worker. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and Christian. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Lena; a son, Ronald, Joshua, Texas; and four grandchildren. Neptune Society, Palm Harbor. MILLER, GENELL, 86, of Largo, died Sunday (Aug.

4, 2002) at Palm Garden of Pinellas, Largo nursing home. She was born in Wetumka, and came here in 1999 from Heber Springs, Ark. She was a homemaker and Baptist and loved gardening and quilting. Survivors include five daughters, Sue Arons and Mary Katherine Dockery, both of Clearwater, Eula Yohn, Harrison, Lona Hatfield, Heber Springs, and Lola Rivera, Atlanta; three sons, Lonnie Belt, Dallas, Lloyd Jesse Belt, Poplar Bluff, and Lewis E. Miller, Williamsville, four brothers, Riley Cox, Missouri, Burley Cox, Fairdealing, Henry Cox, Naylor, and Woodrow Cox, California; a sister, Annabelle Creviston, Pierce City, and 22 grandchildren.

Abbey Affordable Cremation Funeral Services, Largo. ROBERTS, JAMES HALEY, 79, of Largo, formerly of Madeira Beach, died Tuesday (Aug. 6, 2002) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. He was a retired plumber for Union Local 624, Tampa. He was a veteran of World War II.

He was a member of Gulf Beach Masonic Lodge 291, Madeira Beach. Survivors include his wife, Maxine; two sons, Stephen Tallahassee, and James Des Plaines, and four grandchildren. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home Cremation Service, Seminole. STEVENS, JAMES 72, of Lar- go, died Thursday (Aug.

1, 2002) in New Jersey. He was retired as a correctional officer for the state of New Jersey and was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Turner Brandon American Legion Post 7, Clearwater. Survivors include three daughters, Laurie Adams, Barbara Wells and Maureen Hodgson, and a son, James all of New Jersey; and his stepfather, Ray Allen, and a sister, Jean Sexton, both of Clearwater. Eikel Funeral Home, Mount Holley, NJ.

SEE WWW.SPTIMES.COM SWAFFORD, JOHN 50, of Brandon, died Aug. 6. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Brandon. TEW, JIMMIE DERWORD, of Tampa, died Aug.

1. COLVILLE, CHARLES R. "DICK," 80, of Clearwater, died Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Brandon. Aug. 5.

Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor. WINER, MORTON, 84, of Sun City Center, died Aug. 2. Lewers Funeral Home, Ruskin. DAVENPORT, ANDREW LOU (JONES), 85, of Sarasota, formerly of Clearwater, died Aug.

2. Jones Funeral Pasco Home, Sarasota. BALOGH, STEVE, 70, of Hudson, died Aug. 6. Michels ENGDAHL, HULDA 96, of Clearwater, died Aug.

6. Lundquist Funeral Home, New Port Richey. Clearwater Funeral Home at Belcher, Dunedin. FRAGOMENI, JOSEPH, 87, of New Port Richey, died Aug. GILFORD, CAL, 93, of Hendersonville, a former 6.

Abbey Affordable Cremation Funeral Services, Belleair resident, died July 31. Cole and Garrett Funeral Largo. Home, Hendersonville. GENNE', HERBERT W. SR.

"HERB," 75, of New Port Richey, died Aug. 6. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, JENNINGS, DEVINA 26, of Palm Harbor, died Aug. 4.

New Port Richey. Trinity Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, New Port KETCHUM, THE REV. CLYDE 91, of Zephyrhills, died Richey. Aug. 3.

Whitfield Funeral Home, Zephyrhills. MIDDLETON, JAMES 88, of MOULTON, CARRIE 85, of Port Richey, died Aug. 6. National Cremation Clearwater, died Aug. 4.

Funeral Home Cemetery, New Society, Largo. Port Richey. MILLER, JOSEPH F. "JOE," 87, of Brooksville, formerly of TAYLOR, LEWIS RANDY, 52, of Fort Lauderdale, formerly Clearwater, died Aug. 4.

Brewer Sons Funeral Homes of New Port Richey, died July 22. and Cremation Services, Brooksville. Funeral Home Cemetery, New Port Richey. PORTELLOS, KATHY, 68, of Palm Harbor, died Aug. 6.

Other Pinellas Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater. ALBRIGHT, WILLIAM 84, of Sharon, formerly of SARRELL, GEORGE, 76, of Safety Harbor, died Aug. 5. Clearwater, died July 31. National Cremation Society, Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.

New London, Conn. SEGER, ANNA LOUISE, 95, of Dunedin, died Aug. 1. BARENBRUGGE, CLEM 82, of Clearwater, died Aug. 6.

Neptune Society, Palm Harbor. home. She came more than 10 years ago from her native Chicago and worked as a licensed practical nurse at Healthsouth Rehabilitation Center, Largo. Survivors include a son, John Davis, and her mother, Shirley Wilkinson, both of Largo. Gulf Breeze Cremation Burial Society, Largo.

St. Petersburg ATKINS, ROCHELLE, 87, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (Aug. 2, 2002) at home. Born in Thomasville, she came here in 1940 from Boston.

She was a domestic worker for a family for 50 years. She was a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, where she served on Usher Board No. 2. Survivors include a son, Ervin Atkins St. Petersburg; a daughter, Juanita Hawes, Boston; five grandchildren; and seven Zion Hill Mortuary, St.

Petersburg. BEATHAM, EUGENE 67, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Aug. 6, 2002) at home. Born in Bangor, Maine, he came here in 1966 from Torrington, Conn.

He was a former hydraulic mechanic for Paper Co. in Pinellas Park. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and a life member of VFW Post 39. He also was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 4250 of Pinellas Park. He was Catholic.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Teddi Beatham; four sons, Scott, Douglas, Troy and Anthony, all of St. Petersburg; a daughter, Shelly Green, St. Petersburg; four sisters, Charlotte Robinson, Maine, Avis Beatham, Vermont, and Bernice Nannie and Donna Burdick, both of Connecticut; a brother, Owen Beatham, Connecticut; 10 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Gee Sorensen Funeral Home and Cremation Services, St. Petersburg.

CORYN, CATHERINE 94, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Aug. 6, 2002) at Bon Secours Maria Manor. She came here in 1999 from her native Moline, Ill. She worked in the accounting department of Montgomery Elevator in Illinois.

She was a member of the Belgian American Club, Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Moline and the Montgomery Elevator Retirement Club. Survivors include a brother, Anthony E. Coryn, St. Petersburg. Brett Funeral Home Cremation Services, St.

Petersburg. IVEY, EDGARJ. "ED," 86, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Aug. 6, 2002) at St.

Anthony's Hospital. He was born in Tampa. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a retired St. Petersburg police officer. He attended Central Christian Church in St.

Petersburg. Survivors include a daughter, Linda Drobisch, Douglasville, Ga. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes Cremation Tribute Center-Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg. KETTLESTRINGS, JOSEPH 70, of St.

Petersburg, died (Aug. 7, 2002) at home under hospice care. 'Born in Oak Park, he came here in 1972 from Springfield, Mo. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a retired accountant and executive vice president of USP Inc. He attended St.

Raphael's Catholic Church. He was a member of the 59th Ordnance Group, the Lyons Club, the American Legion and the Florida A Service Agreement Association. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Carol; a daughter, Lisa Kettlestrings, St. Petersburg; a brother, Jack, Sandwich, and a sister, Linda Molloy, Lisle, Ill. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes Cremation Tribute CenterNinth Street Chapel, St.

Petersburg. BOGGS, ERNEST R. "CHUBBY," 54, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Aug. 6, 2002) at home under hospice care.

He came here 35 years ago from his native Hazard, Ky. He was a plumber. He was a sportsman and enjoyed playing horseshoes. Survivors include his wife, Sharon a son, Ernest Ray Valentine, Wilmington, Ohio; a brother, Charles Booneville, four sisters, Mary Lou Fyffe, Fairborn, Ohio, Adele Sandlin, McCormick, S.C., Lotheta Lamb, Evansville, and Helen Combs, Buckhorn, and three grandchildren. Abbey Affordable Cremation Funeral Services, Largo.

BROWN, LULA GLENN BRAMLETT, 72, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (Aug. 5, 2002) in Altamonte Springs. Born in Laurel Hill, she came here in 1957 from Pensacola. She was a retired Pinellas schoolteacher.

She was a member of First Baptist Institutional Church. She received a bachelor of science degree in education from Florida Memorial College in St. Augustine and a master's degree in education from Florida University. She was a member of the Pinellas County Teachers Association; National Education Association; American Cancer Society; Shining Light OES Chapter 19; Rosa G. Jenkins Court 336, Electric Assembly 147, Absalom Ladies of the Circle of Perfection and Daughters of Isis Harram Court 96.

She was a founder of the Bays Dialysis Support Group. Survivors include a son, Henry Brown, Altamonte Springs; a daughter, Beverly Nelson, St. Petersburg; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. McRae Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

HANSEN, JOHN 88, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Aug. 6, 2002). Born in Plainfield, N.J., he moved here this year from Stuart. He was raised in Manasquan, N.J., where he was credited with developing the area's boating and fishing industry.

He was a graduate of Newark College of Engineering and worked as an engineer for U.S. Steel in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. During World War II he helped raise battleships sunk at Pearl Harbor. He was a Methodist, an Elk and Mason a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Genevieve GibsonHansen; and a daughter, Marjorie Hansen, St.

Petersburg. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes and Cremation Tribute Center-Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg. MIDDLETON, MARI ALICIA, 37, of Holly Hill, formerly of St. Petersburg and Clearwater, died Friday (Aug.

2, 2002) at home. She was a manager for Blockbuster Video in Volusia County. She enjoyed fishing and shooting pool. Survivors include her husband, Dan; a daughter, Jessica Elizabeth Middleton, Holly Hill; her father, Walter Skladanowski, St. Petersburg; her mother, Barbara Jane Alba, Haines City; two sisters, Periann Henry, Port Orange, and Kristin Normandeau, Jacksonville; a brother, Thomas Skladanowski, Pinellas Park; and her grandmother, Margaret Beets, Clarion, Pa.

Baldwin Brothers Memorial Care Services, New Smyrna Beach. SMITH, WILLIE JAMES, 75, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Aug. 7, 2002) at the Laurels Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He came here in 1947 from his native Union Springs, Ala.

He retired in 1986 from the city of St. Petersburg Street Department after 30 years of service. He was Baptist. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Cornelia; a son, Ernest four daughters, Mary P. Smith, Beatrice C.

Smith, Joyce R. Smith and Elizabeth Hinton; and a sister, Mattie Smith, all of St. Petersburg; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

SLOMAN, KATHLEEN M. "KAY," 86, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Aug. 6, 2002) at Bayfront Medical Center. Born in London, she came here in 1986 from Goffstown, N.H.

She was a homemaker and Episcopal. Survivors include a daughter, Sheila M. Wright, St. Petersburg; a son, John R. Sloman, Seminole; two brothers, Frank J.

Breton, Waco, Texas; and Albert P. Breton, St. Petersburg; and two grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes Cremation Tribute Center-Bobbitt Chapel, St. Petersburg.

THORNTON, CHRISTINE 89, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (Aug. 4, 2002) at Suncoast Manor. Born in Erie, she came here in 1985 from Valdosta, Ga. A retired secretary, she worked as a civilian employee for the Air Force.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, James and a son, Joe St. Petersburg. Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home. WASHINGTON, ERMA LEE TATE, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (Aug.

5, 2002) at home. She came here from her native Jacksonville. She was a retired outreach specialist for the Pinellas Opportunity Council. She was a member of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the senior missionary, special chorus and the children and youth department.

Survivors include three sons, John Washington George R. Washington and Reginald Washington, all of St. Petersburg; a daughter, Mary L. Washington, St. Petersburg; 34 grandchildren; 79 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

McRae Funeral Home, St. Petersburg. SWANGO, ANNE 84, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Aug. 6, 2002) at Hospice House Woodside, Pinellas Park.

Born in Colfax, she came here in 1954 from Frankfort, Ind. She was a bookkeeper for Lou's Florist in St. Pete Beach. She was a member of Central Christian Church in St. Petersburg.

Survivors include two sons, Jim Swango and John Swango, both of St. Petersburg; two daughters, Jill Raley, St. Petersburg, and Julie Meals, Gulfport; two brothers, Milton Schenck, Frankfort, and Ralph Schenck, Lake Charles, six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Gulfport MESSICK, "BILL," 81, of WILLIAM JR. St.

Petersburg, died Tuesday (Aug. 6, 2002) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute. Born in Tracy City, came here in 1961 from Tec*mseh, Mich. He worked for City Motors in St. Petersburg for 15 years.

He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in St. Petersburg. He was an Army veteran of World War II and received the Bronze Star for action on Guadalcanal. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Catherine; four sons, Chuck, Seffner, and Ken, Patrick and 1 Gregory all of St. Petersburg; three daughters, Carroll Williams Messick, Susan Word Messick and Jackie K.

Messick, all of St. Petersburg; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Veterans Cremation Burial Society, Clearwater. St. Pete Beach JACKSON, BARBARA 65, of St.

Pete Beach, died Wednesday (Aug. 7, 2002) at the Health and Rehabilitation Centre at Dolphins' View. Born in Ethel, she came here in 1997 from Huntsville, Ala. She was a high school counselor and a Methodist. Survivors include her husband, Robert two daughters, Melissa Word, Scottsboro, and Angela Davis, Madison, a son, Jeffrey Echols, Birmingham, a stepdaughter, Julie Anglin, Huntsville; a stepson, Robert Jackson St.

Pete Beach; a sister, Mary Frances Morgan, Lafayette, a brother, Robert A. Ward III, Stuart; and two grandchildren. Brett Funeral Home Cremation Services, St. Petersburg. Seminole BOUSLOG, WILBUR 84, of Seminole, died Wednesday (Aug.

7, 2002) at St. Anthony's Hospital. Born in Frankton, he came here in 1975 from Kokomo, Ind. He retired from General Motors Corp. as a supervisor after 35 years of service.

He attended Church by the Sea on Madeira Beach. He was a 25-year member of the Elks and a Mason. He was an avid golfer. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Viola a son, Kent, Jupiter; two daughters, Kay Mitterling, Spartanburg, S.C., and Sue Simkanich, Middletown, a sister, Jane Layco*ck, Anderson, six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. E.

James Reese Funeral Home Crematory, Seminole. How to place an obituary or funeral notice Obituaries: Obituaries of residents, former residents and seasonal visitors are published without charge as a public service. They may include such information as the person's age, address, cause of death, occupation, accomplishments and surviving close relatives. This information is obtained from the funeral home. Photographs to accompany obituaries are welcome.

For more information, please call 893-8360 before 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and before 10:30 a.m. on Saturday and 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral notices: Funeral notices are paid advertisem*nts that may be purchased by the families of the deceased.

These pre-paid notices may include information of the family's choice, including funeral arrangements and requests for contributions to charitable funds, which are not normally included in obituaries. Symbols of religious or fraternal organizations may also be included in a funeral notice. Please ask your funeral director or the funeral desk representative for details. To order a Funeral Notice, Memorial item, Card of Thanks, or for other information, call 893-8518 in Pinellas, or (800) 333-7505, ext. 8518, elsewhere.

Calls are accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. In Memoriams, Tributes, Card of Thanks: These are pre-paid notices that should be mailed to: Funeral Desk Front Counter, P.O. Box 1121, St.

Petersburg, FL 33731. To make sure that your Memoriam, Tribute or Card of Thanks runs on the appropriate day, please submit your notice so we receive it at least 10 days before the day you want it to appear. A Times representative will call you to verify that we have received your request, provide pricing information and arrange for pre-payment. Please make an appointment with the funeral desk before coming to the Times office. If you wish to fax a notice, call 893-8518 in Pinellas or (800) 333-7505, ext.

8518, and you will be provided with the proper fax number. The funeral desk is closed on weekends. CHMIELORZ, ALAN "AL," 61, of Seminole, died Sunday (Aug. 4, 2002) at home. Born in Quincy, he came here in 1990 from Taunton, Mass.

He was a press operator for Val-Pak in Largo. He was a Marine Corps veteran. Survivors include three sons, Brett, Seminole, Glenn, Massachusetts, and Barry, Clearwater; a daughter, Kimberly Robinson, Massachusetts; a sister, Linda Martin, Ocoee; and eight grandchildren. C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home, St.

Petersburg. FUNERAL NOTICES DUDLEY Paul J. Sr. Service Friday 11 a.m. at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, Reverend Morgie Lee Ford Pastor officiating.

Visitation 3-8 p.m. today, family will receive friends 6-7 p.m. Viewing at the church 10:00 a.m. until service time. No viewing after eulogy.

Cortege: 1630-20th Avenue South. Interment: Florida. National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. "A McRAE SERVICE" RUBERTUS Harriett Balfour Troy died at Sardis Oaks Nursing Home, Charlotte NC on Aug 1, 2002.She was born into a military family at Fort Jackson SC, 11 Feb 1921, the daughter of the late Col and Mrs. Thaddeus S.Troy.

After attending schools in Washington DC and St Petersburg FL, Harriett attended the University of Arkansas prior to going to work for the US Army in Ft Sill OK. She was married for 49 years to Col William F. Rubertus, a US Army Air Corps bomber pilot, who predeceased her. They traveled extensively from Alaska to. Africa while he served throughout the world in the US Air Force.

She was member of the Civil Air Patrol, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, and an enthusiastic volunteer at the Officers Wives Club wherever' they were stationed. A bundle of energy with a quick, warm smile, she served as for Mats Mates, chaired countless boards of the local OWCs, and was always an active member of the House and Garden Club, winning many ribbons at annual flower shows. After her retirement, they settled down in Summerville SC. She retired from the Charleston AFB Library after 19 years as librarian and publicity chairman, winning that library 1st place awards in the Material Air Command publicity category nine years in a row. To her family, she'll be remembered as a true lover of animals, dedicated buyer of poptarts, and the only woman alive who could talk her husband into having a bedroom and bathroom decorated entirely in purple.

She is survived by her daughter Frances Taylor of Charlotte NC; son William K. Rubertus and his wife Ann of Bend OR; granddaughters Ceci Taylor of Olympia WA and Maureen Taylor of Chicago IL; greatgrandson Conner; brother Col Guy K. Troy and his wife of Liberty NC; nephews Maj Kent Troy of Tacoma WA and Thad Troy of Wash DC; and cousins Joanne Larsen of Myakka City FL and Sam Green of St Petersburg FL.A private ceremony to celebrate her life will be held in Sisters OR on August 11, 2002. SWANGO Anne 84 of St. Petersburg.

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, Aug. 9, 2002 at the funeral home. The family requests memorials be made to the Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, 300 East Bay Largo, FL 33770. Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home 5601 Gulfport Blvd So. 727-347-5521 IN I MEMORIAM IRA DAN SMITH Happy Birthday Love you always, Your Wife Dorothy N.

Smith IN MEMORIAM CHARLENE JORDAN August 8, 1946 February 25,1999 Happy Birthday Mom, Love, Melissa.

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