• Obituaries for week of April 2, 2015

    Robert Bateman, 80
    Robert F. Bateman, 80, of Bushnell, Florida, died Saturday, March 28, 2015. He was born Nov. 26, 1934, in Mississippi. Mr. Bateman was a member of St. Catherine Baptist Church and lived in Bushnell since 1979. He worked for Trices Dairy in Okeechobee, Rowland Dairy in Zephyrhills and BNR Dairy in Tuscanooga. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, but working with cows was his #1 priority.

  • Obituaries for week of March 19, 2015

    Charles Bruce, 66
    Charles “Butch” Bruce, 66, of Bushnell, Florida, died Monday, March 9, 2015. He was born Feb. 23, 1949, in Ironton, Ohio. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the VFW of Bushnell. He enjoyed working on cars and collecting antique cars and he loved to travel. He was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam.

  • Obituaries for week of March 12, 2015

    Ruth Simms, 86
    Ruth Glass Simms, 86, of Dunnellon, Florida, died Thursday, March 5, 2015. She was born Feb. 13, 1929, in Ridgely, Tennessee. She was a member of Church of Christ, Tiptonville, Tennessee and attended Church of Christ in Bushnell.

  • Obituaries for week of March 5, 2015

    Sarah Adams, 70
    Sarah Beatrice Adams, 70, of Bushnell, Florida, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Services will be Tuesday, March 3, 2015, with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. and service at 11 a.m. in the Purcell Chapel with Pastor Billy Ray officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to Lane Purcell Hospice House, 2452 CR 526E, Sumterville, FL 33585.  Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.

    Nadene Blanton, 84

  • Obituaries for week of Feb. 26, 2015

    Nadie Alvarez, 28
    Lake Panasoffkee
    Nadie Alvarez, 28, of Lake Panasoffkee, Florida, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. Service was Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in the Purcell Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.

     Ruth Eagan, 70
    Lake Panasoffkee

  • Obituaries for Feb. 19, 2015

    Estle Baker, 82
    The Villages
    Estle G. “Dutch” Baker, 82, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at his home in The Villages, Florida. Corporal Baker served in the Army during WWII.
    Friends and family will gather from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Banks-Page Funeral Home in 410 Webster St, Wildwood and will be immediately followed by Military Honors at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood.
    Nancy Barber, 67

  • Obituaries for Feb. 12, 2015

    Helen Carlson, 85
    Helen Louise Carlson, 85, of Webster, Florida, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.

    Sam Alesse, 70

  • Obituaries publish March 12, 2015

    Douglas Chesley, 73


    Douglas Herbert Chesley, 73, Lake Panasoffkee, Florida, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Visitation was Thursday, March 5, 2015, at the Purcell Chapel. Service was Friday, March 6, 2015, at Cross Connections Assembly of God, Bushnell, with Pastor Clarence Crane officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made in his memory to Cross Connection Missions, P.O. Box 1625, Bushnell, FL 33513.


    Cindy Harris, 51


  • Obituaries for week of Jan. 29, 2015

    Forrest Akins, 84

  • Obituaries for week of Jan. 22, 2015

    Daniel Armstrong, 64
    Daniel Armstrong, 64, Sumterville, Florida, died Thursday, January 8, 2015. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.

    Roy Brady, 90
    Lake Panasoffkee