• Obituaries for week of Nov. 20. 2014

    Dorothy Kornita, 79
    Dorothy Marie Kornita, 79, of Summerfield, Florida, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014. A private family memorial service is planned. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.

    Kenneth Edwards, 71

  • Obituaries for week of Nov. 13, 2014

    Carol Liscome, 57
    Carol Sue Liscome, 57, of Nobleton, Florida, died Tuesday, November 4, 2014, in Bushnell, Florida.
    Services were held graveside at Indian Hill Cemetery, Thursday, November 6, 2014. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sumter County Schools Enhancement Foundation, 2680 W. CR 476, Bushnell, FL 33513. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.

    Susan Larkin

  • Obituaries for week of Nov. 6, 2014

    Elizabeth Kaps, 94
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Elizabeth H. “Betty” Kaps, widow of Clifford “Butch” Kaps, 94, of Lincoln, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014. She started married life in Miller, Nebraska as a teacher. She later moved to Sumter County, Florida, where she was a teacher and guidance counselor. The last 12 years she lived at Savannah Pines in Lincoln, Nebraska. Betty was also known as “The Box Lady”

  • Obituaries for week of Oct. 30, 2014

    Christopher Dasher, 36
    Christopher Lee Dasher, 36, Oxford, Florida, went to be with the Lord on October 23, 2014, in Gainesville. Chris was born on April 21, 1978, in Leesburg, to his parents Larry and Carol Dasher. Chris was employed with Duke Energy as an Electrician Apprentice. He was of the Christian faith and a lifelong resident of Oxford and graduated from Wildwood High School in 1996. He loved hunting, fishing, cooking on the grill and entertaining family and friends. He enjoyed making other people happy!

  • Obituaries for week of Oct. 23, 2014

    Howard Clark Jr., 62

    Lake Panasoffkee

    Howard R. Clark Jr., 62, of Lake Panasoffkee, died Friday, October 10, 2014. Celebration of Life will be determined at a later date. Arrangements by Purcell Funeral Home.

    Grace Robinson, 76


  • Obituaries for week of Oct. 16, 2014

    Jerri Smith, 60
    Jerri Lee Smith, 60, of Wildwood, Florida, died Friday, October 3, 2014. Graveside services were held at Pine Level Cemetery, Oxford, Florida, Wednesday, October 8, 2014, with Pastor Daniel Parker officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home.

    John Stephens
    John Ray Stephens, infant, of Bushnell, Florida, died Saturday, October 4, 2014, in Leesburg, Florida. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com.

    Bobby Kinniard, 80

  • Obituaries for week of Sept. 25, 2014

    Deborah V. Howard, 53
    Deborah V. Howard, 53, of Bushnell, Florida, died Wednesday, September 17, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Thomas of Bushnell; son, Robert Viehweger, of Winter Springs; mother, Betty Jane Viehweger, of Bushnell; father, Fred Viehweger, of Churchhill, Tennessee.
    Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m., Saturday, September 27, 2014, in the Purcell Chapel and Memorial Service will follow at 7 p.m., with Pastor Emery King presiding. Arrangements have been entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell, Florida.

  • Obituaries for week of Sept. 11,2014

    Rudy P Dubravetz Sr., 73
    Rudy P. Dubravetz Sr., 73, of Wildwood, died Saturday, September 6, 2014.
    Survivors include his loving wife of almost 54 years, Frances; son, Rudy, Jr. of Chuluota; daughter, Patty (Jerry) Blackmon of Acworth, Georgia.

  • Obituaries for week of Sept. 4, 2014

    Larry Locklear, 65
    Larry Raymond Locklear, 65, of Bushnell, Florida, passed away Aug. 29, 2014, at his residence in Bushnell.

  • Obituaries for week of Aug. 28, 2014

    Yvonne (Tina) McCullough, 86
    Salisbury, MD
    Yvonne “Tina“ McCullough, 86, of Salisbury, Maryland and previously of Bushnell, Florida, died on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at the Village at Harbor Pointe in Salisbury, Maryland. Born in Buffalo, South Carolina on January 31, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Horace T. and Beulah Pike.