Live Oak —
Lucille Curry Williams
Dec. 4, 1927 - Dec. 8, 2011
Lucille Curry Williams, 84, passed away Dec. 8, 2011. She was born Dec. 4, 1927 in Old Town, Fla., and graduated in 1945 from Dixie County High School in Cross City, Fla. Lucille married Gary Lee Williams on July 31, 1948 having 67 and one half years together including a four year courtship. They both enrolled at the University of Florida in 1948; Lucille in education and Gary Lee in electrical engineering. Afterwards they moved to Miami where Gary was employed by FPL for 38 years and Lucille was employed as an assistant teacher for 22 years. She was an active member of New Prospect Baptist Church at Old Town, Miami Shores Baptist Church and later at Westwood Baptist Church in Live Oak. Lucille was a dedicated Christian and a loving wife and mother.
She is survived by her husband and three sons and their wives; Gary Ellis and Fiona Williams, Charles and Sharon Williams, George and Deanna Williams; seven grandchildren; Christopher (Penelopi), Jason, Michael, Phillip, David, Karen, Sarah; two step-grandchildren Kayleigh and Peter; two great-grandchildren, Brennan and Ellis Charles; two half-sisters Martha Alldreadge and Carolyn O’Berry; two sisters-in-law and three brothers-in-law.
Family and friends visitation was held at Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Westwood Baptist Church, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, 10 a.m.
Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Live Oak & Branford, FL in charge of arrangements.
Wilma E. Johnson
Jan. 28, 1913 - Dec. 4, 2011
Mrs. Wilma E. Johnson of Cross City passed away Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at the Tri-County Nursing Home in Fanning Springs. She was 98.
Mrs. Johnson was born on Jan. 28, 1913 in Lafayette County, Florida to Daniel and Ruby Wimberley. She was a homemaker who enjoyed crocheting and sewing. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cross City where she was a member of the WMU, Sunday School and the Homebound Ministry.
She is survived by her brother, Wilbur Wimberley of Cross City; sister, Louise Ervin of Bartow, Florida and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby McRae officiating. Interment will follow at Cross City Cemetery. A visitation was held at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352-498-5400.
Thomas Earl Fielding
Dec. 8, 2011
Thomas Earl Fielding, 87, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Thomas C. & Dovie Sapp Fielding. He was born in Lake City but had spent most of his life living in Live Oak, Florida. He served his country faithfully with the United States Army during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. He was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather who was an avid reader, loved to watch wrestling and listen to music, but most of all he loved spending time with his family and his church family at Haven Full Gospel Church. He was preceded in death by a grandchild, Kaley David, a brother, Aubrey Fielding, son, Johnny Fielding and his devoted wife, Bertie Fielding.
Survivors include his three sons, Thomas Fielding of Arcadia, Fla., Raymond Fielding of Delray Beach, Fla., & Alan Fielding of Wellborn, Fla.; daughters, Darilyn C. (Jody) Espenship of Lake City, Fla., Patricia A. (John) Sandlin of Brooksville, Fla., Betty J. (Brian) Tritt and Pamela J. (Curtis) Thomas both of Live Oak, Fla.; 14 grandchildren & 24 great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m., on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 at the Live Oak Church of God with Pastor Carl Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Live Oak Cemetery. Visitation with the family was held one hour prior to service time (1 p.m. until 2 p.m.) at the church. Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, Florida 32025, (386) 752-1954 is in charge of arrangements. Please leave messages of love and comfort at www.gatewayforestlawn.com
Aug. 15, 1958 - Dec. 7, 2011
Glenn C. Grant Sr., 53, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 after a long illness. He graduated from Suwannee High School in 1976.
He is survived by his wife Desiree Grant and three children from his previous marriage: Stephanie Grant and Stacy Grant of Hollywood, Fla., and Glenn C. Grant Jr. of Miami, Fla.; his five brothers: Ronnie Grant of Cincinnati, Ohio; Randy Grant (Paulette), Allen Grant (Vicky), and Tommie Grant of Live Oak, Fla.; Anthony Grant (Neelegee) of Miami, Fla.; his two sisters: Margestine Parnell (Sammie) of Lake City, Fla.; and Alisa Seay (Sean) of Jacksonville, Fla.; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 14710 Highway 129 South, Live Oak, FL.
Please sign the guestbook at www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net.
Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc., 932 N. Ohio Ave., Live Oak, FL 386-364-5115 is in charge of all arrangements.
Kathleen E. Countryman
Kathleen E. Countryman, 91, of Live Oak, Fla., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011.
Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Live Oak & Branford, FL