Sunday, January 20, 2019

Velma G. Sauer, 93, passed away on Jan. 12, 2019 in Palm Bay, Florida. Born in St. Petersburg, Florida to William and Opal Dennis on Jan. 2, 1926, Velma worked as a bookkeeper, moving to Florida from Columbus, Ohio in 1988.

Our beloved Lori left this life on Jan. 12, 2019 surrounded by family in the home she loved in Lake Placid, Florida. Lori faced a devastating diagnosis of esophageal cancer with fierce determination and grace.

Henry “Hank” B. Webster, 80, of Leavenworth, Kansas died on Dec. 24, 2018. A native of Sebring, Florida, to Henry Nelson and Ellie Jane (Yates) Webster.

William Henry "Bill" Earle Sr., 91, took his final step in this journey of life on Earth on Aug. 22, 2018 at home in Sebring, Florida. 

Carolyn Hamilton, 87, from Augusta, Illinois passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 in The Manor at Lake Jackson in Sebring, Florida. She was born Jan. 29, 1931 in Shelbina, Missouri to Viola and Bernard Decker, where she enjoyed growing up on the farm with her younger brother, Bob Decker, who survives.

James J. Burns, 89, of Lake Placid, Florida went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at the Lake Placid Health and Rehabilitation Center. James was born of Oct. 6, 1929 in Chester, Pennsylvania and was the son of Lydie (Bouchet) and James Burns. James served his country with …

Catherine J. Reid, 74, of Lake Placid, Florida passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at Somers Hospice House in Sebring. She was born Jan. 10, 1945 in Marion, Indiana to Paul Jr. and Mildred E. (Meier) Hadley.

Saturday, January 19, 2019
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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Annie Pearl Lee Crocker, 97, received her angel wings on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 in Sebring, Florida. Annie was born on Feb. 28, 1921 in Coffee County, Alabama to Lugene and Holly Morgan. Annie was of Baptist faith and a homemaker.

Alpha Wingo Albritton, 75, of Sebring, Florida died on Jan. 12, 2019 following an illness.

Richard Alan Walloch, 74, of Lake Placid, Florida passed away on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 in Lake Placid, Florida. He was born on Aug. 2, 1944 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin to the late Alex and Lucy (Cohen) Walloch.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

William B. Winstead, 77, passed away in St. Petersburg, Florida on Jan. 8, 2019. He was born Nov. 6, 1941 in Miami, Florida, living in Lake Placid, Florida for the past 50 years. He was a retired Air Force master sergeant, and worked at MacDill Air Force Base for 20 years as a civilian. He e…

Catherine "Joyce" McGee Bovard, 91, of Sebring, Florida died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. She was born in Sebring on Dec. 27, 1927. Joyce was a member of First Baptist Church of Sebring. She graduated from Sebring High School in 1945, then went on to Grady Memorial School of Nursing where she grad…

Jayne K. Weldy, 80, of Sebring, Florida passed away Jan. 10, 2019. She was born in Goshen, Indiana, moving to Sebring in 1970 from Denver, Indiana. A member of First Christian Church, Jayne drove a school bus in Sebring for many years and delivered newspapers for the Tampa Tribune. She had b…

Paul A. Stingo, 75, of Lake Placid, Florida went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. Paul was the son of Vincenza LaRosa and Anthony Stingo. Paul was born in Brooklyn, New York on Feb. 19, 1943. He served his country with honors in …

Ray V. Wissinger, 93, of Lake Placid, Florida, died Jan. 9, 2019, hours before his 94th birthday. Dorothy (Fox), his loving wife of 40 years, was with him when he passed away.

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Jerryann Leaser, 86, of Sebring, Florida died Jan. 9, 2019. She was born in Ohio, was a long-time resident of Sebring, a member of Faith Lutheran Church and was a kindergarten aide at Faith Lutheran School. She was a cashier at Walgreens.

Alanson L. Kenyon, 77, of Sebring, Florida passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 at Tampa General Hospital. He was born Dec. 24, 1941 in Plainwell, Michigan to Alanson D. and Leah Mae (Julien) Kenyon. Al served in the Air Force and Naval Reserve and was a service technician in the motorhome industry.

Rhonda F. Aliff, 59, passed away at her home in Sebring, Florida on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. She was born Jan. 13, 1959 in Logan, West Virginia to Waldo and Betty Jo (Browning) Aliff.

Carol “Nanny” Horton, 76, of Sebring, Florida passed away on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in 1942, the daughter of the late Alfred and Sarah (Deighton) Galloway.

Friday, January 11, 2019
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Mary (Kotseas) Angelis of Sebring, Florida and Worcester, Massachusetts passed away on Jan. 5, 2019. Mary’s beloved husband of 62 years, George, passed in 2011. She is survived by her devoted son Paul, his wife Karen, and her grandson Matthew.

Barbara A. Fulton McCarta, 70, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. She was born on May 8, 1948 in Sebring to the late Albert W. (Chubby) and Ruth M. (Pearce) Fulton.

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Betty L. Hall, 89, of Sebring, Florida, died at home surrounded by family on Jan. 4, 2019. She was born in South Bend, Indiana to the late Harold and Ada Gay of Mishawaka, Indiana. Betty was led to the Lord by her mother and grew up in a nurturing Christian family.

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing at the age of 71 of Edgar C. DeLaney, a resident of Englewood, Florida and formally of Avon Park, Florida. Edgar passed away on Jan. 1, 2019 in Sarasota, Florida.

Ronnie “Hot Rod" Jackson, 61, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. He was born on Feb. 22, 1957 and was a lifelong resident of Avon Park, Florida. He was employed for over 30 years with Elberta Crate and Box Company and more recently for …

Sunday, January 06, 2019

Beverly A. Burke passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 2018.

Henry Byron Webster passed away late Dec. 24, 2018 in Leavenworth, Kansas. Hospice care and his wife, Charlene were by his side. 

Billie Lee Briere Watkins, 71, of Sebring, Florida passed away peacefully at her home on Dec. 30, 2018 surrounded by her family. Billie was born on June 6, 1947 in Havre, Montana to Albert D. and Lucille P. (Liberty) Briere. Billie married Robert Watkins in 1972.

Nancy I. Syphers, 88, of Ormond Beach, Florida, passed away Nov. 1, 2018. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on Aug. 8, 1930. Nancy Trimmer graduated from Lakewood High School. She was married to Thomas G. Syphers on Oct. 2, 1949. Nancy had a career in real estate for HGM Realtors.

Friday, January 04, 2019

Francis L. (Skip) Schmitt Jr., 85, of Avon Park, Florida passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. He was born Aug. 29,1933 in Buffalo, New York to Kathryn (Driscol) and Francis L. Schmitt Sr.

Thursday, January 03, 2019
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Sunday, December 30, 2018
Saturday, December 29, 2018

Jackie Hastings Baker, 91, of Lake Placid, Florida passed away Dec. 15, 2018.

Rosa Lee Green, of Lake Placid, Florida passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. Rosa was born in Avon Park, Florida on the 27th day of November 1975. She was the daughter of Ilene Epps Green and the late Joe Green of Lake Placid. Rosa was a graduate of Lake Placid High School, gr…

Tommie Lee Stewart, 77, passed away in Winter Haven, Florida on Dec. 27, 2018. Tommie was born on Nov. 12, 1941 in Portageville, Missouri to Tommie and Emma Stewart. Tommie joined the Navy at a young age, serving proudly from 1961 to 1968.

Joey W. Evans, 51, of Sebring, Florida passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 in Sebring, Florida. Joseph is the son of Richard W. and Beverly (Parnell) Evans of Sebring, Florida.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Alvin Carroll Hernandez Sr. was born on March 28, 1926 in Lakeland, Florida. There he met and married Bernice Jackson on Aug. 31, 1946. He was a loving and faithful husband for 72 years.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018
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