• Obituaries for week of May 7, 2015

    Frank Galimi, 72
    Frank J. Galimi, 72, Wildwood, Florida, died April 24, 2015, in Wildwood. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. A Funeral Service was held Monday, May 4, 2015, at Banks, Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood with visitation prior to the service. Burial to follow at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood.

    Marc Gane, 56

  • Obituaries for week of Apr30

    Maxine Cox, 84
    Maxine Cox, 84, of Wildwood, Florida, died Monday, April 27, 2015. Visitation for Maxine will be 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in the Banks/Page-Theus Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be celebrated 12 p.m., Thursday, April 30, 2015, in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wildwood. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood.

    Robert Felitsky Sr.

  • Obituaries for week of April 23

    Charles Haynes, 81
    Charles N. Haynes, 81, of Bushnell, Florida, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015. He served the U.S. Air Force. Family and friends are invited to gather at Purcell Funeral Home Monday, April 20, 2015, at 1:30 p.m., to join the procession to Florida National Cemetery for a graveside service at 2:30 p.m. with U.S. Air Force Honors and with Sumter County Honor Guard providing a rifle salute. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, 114 W. Noble Ave., Bushnell, Florida.

    Don Jones Sr., 80

  • 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 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 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