George Richard Sweat

George Richard Sweat

George Richard Sweat, 80, who resided in Ft. White passed away July 28, 2020. Richard was born February 12,1940 in Dayton Ohio and was one of twelve children born to George and Ruth Sweat. He graduated high school and joined…

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Carole Amsbury

Carole Amsbury

Carole Amsbury died peacefully in her home in Gainesville on July 30, 2020.  She was born in Washington DC on November 4, 1943 the daughter of Raymond and Gertrude Dirling.  She was married to her husband Edward for 52 years…

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Mrs. Faye Norris Jackson

Mrs. Faye Norris Jackson

Mrs. Faye Norris Jackson, aged 87, a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother was called home to rest with her Lord and Savior on July 29th. Her passing came after a long journey with Alzheimer’s Disease. She is preceded in…

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Ellis F. Fort

Ellis F. Fort

In Loving Memory of Butch “Al” Fort, Ellis F. Fort, Jr. Ellis Franklin Fort Jr, born May 18, 1944, of Waldo, FL, passed away on July 25, 2020, in Gainesville, FL. He was 76 years of age. Funeral services will…

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Francisco “Paco" Rabell

Francisco “Paco” Rabell

Francisco “Paco” Rabell, 98, of Gainesville, Fl, passed away on JULY 24, 2020 in Gainesville. Paco Rabell was born in Havana, Cuba to Francisco Rabell and Adelina Llort Rabell on May 12, 1922. In Cuba, he rose through the bureaucratic…

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Janet Virginia Burleson

Janet Virginia Burleson

Janet Virginia Burleson, also known as Mama by daughters and Minky by her grandchildren, age 78, left us on July 20, 2020 to join friends and family waiting on the other side. She passed peacefully at her Gainesville home with her husband…

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Fouad Anton Mikel

Fouad Anton Mikel

Mikel, Fouad Anton, 84, passed away 5 July 2020 at Orchard Cove Nursing home after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Bertha, five children, and eight grandchildren. The funeral service will be held at Forest…

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Evelyn Evadne McKetty

Evelyn Evadne McKetty

On Friday, the 3 rd of July, 2020, Evelyn Evadne McKetty (née Dennis) passed peacefully away, a month shy of her 99th birthday. Evelyn was born in Preston, Cuba, on August 6 th , 1921, to Louise and Daniel Dennis….

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Lonnie O’Neal Ingram

Dr. Lonnie O’Neal Ingram, who pioneered genetic engineering of bacteria for production of fuels and chemicals from inedible plant materials, passed away on June 25, 2020 at the age of 72 in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Ingram served as a…

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Patty Jean Watson

Patty Jean Watson

Patty Jean Watson passed away at home on Monday, June 29, surrounded by her family, she was 84. Patty was born in Cedar Key and moved to Gainesville where she married Gene Watson in 1956. She was married for 64…

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