Area Obituaries

December 5, 2019

JOYCE NEU BENNETT Joyce Neu Bennett, 85, of Belleview, Florida, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019. She was born on May 30, 1934 in Wayland, New York to Roy and Orleana Neu and moved to this area from Lima, New York twenty years ago. Joyce enjoyed her flower garden, cooking, baking, sewing, and puzzles.…

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November 14, 2019

Virgil “Ray” Bowman Virgil “Ray” Bowman, passed away on November 7, 2019 at Ocala Regional Hospital in Ocala, FL at the age of 83. He was born on March 6, 1936 in Coalwood, West Virginia to the late Alvin and Elsie Bowman.  He was raised in Laurel Fork, Virginia where he met his wife on…

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November 7, 2019

Dolores Carter Dolores Elouise Carter, 81, of Venice, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. She was born in Miami, Florida on November 29th, 1937,  to Rupert D. Adams and Margaret E. (Barnett) Adams. Dolores worked as a school food service manager for Marion County Schools for 35 years. Many of the years at…

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October 24, 2019

Charlene Williams Preston “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.”  Ecclesiastes 3:1 Charlene Williams Preston joined the church triumphant Tuesday, October 15, 2019. She was born on April 18, 1948 to Edwin C. and Virginia Douglas Williams and was a lifelong resident of Weirsdale, FL. Charlene was an…

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October 17, 2019

LILLIAN R. PERRY Lillian R. Perry, 91, of Belleview, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs.Perry was born in Weirsdale, Florida and was a lifetime resident of this area. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Belleview, Delta Delta International Society, and the Daughters of Confederacy.  She was…

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October 10, 2019

CHRISTINE TORCHIA Christine Torchia, 91, of Ocala, FL, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019. Christine was born in White Plains, New York on March 28, 1928 to Joseph and Angela Santa Favia D’Ambrosio and moved to this area from Cold Spring, NY in 1979. Christine found the most enjoyment in life through her family,…

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2019 Obituaries

2019 October 3, 2019 DICK HITE MCLEAN Dick Hite McLean, 81, of Weirsdale, FL, passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019.Dick was born on June 9, 1938, in Gibsonville, North Carolina. He retired as an officer from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Dick is survived by his wife of 59 years, Diane A.  McLean, Weirsdale,…

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2018 Obituaries

December 27, 2018 LORENE B. MEADOWS Lorene B. Meadows, 86, of Belleview, FL, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018. Lorene was a native of Cameo, West Virginia and moved to Belleview, FL in 1968 from Carlsbad, New Mexico. She loved cooking, family time, and attending Bluegrass Music Festivals. Gatherings at her house were always…

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2017 Obituaries

2017 December 28, 2017 Ellen Marie Taylor Ellen Marie Taylor age 90, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 10, 2017.  Marie was born February 8, 1927 in Enola, Pennsylvania to Charles and Etta Bushey.  She grew up in Enola and graduated from Enola High School in June 1944.  At the time of…

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2016 and Older Obituary

December 29, 2016 JAMES W. PONDER James W. Ponder, 85, of Belleview, FL passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 under the care of The Villages Regional Hospital, The Villages FL.  He was the husband of Valeria Ponder for 60 years. Born in Cullman, AL he was a son of the late Charlie and Ella…

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