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Saturday, September 23, 2023



John David Johnston Sr.

John Johnston had a successful career as a painter. He was a member of Memorial Baptist Church of Belleview.

Carolyn Billings Chistolini

Carolyn Christolini was a lifelong public servant, working for the Social Security Administration, the Dade County Public School System, and as an air traffic controller with the Federal Aviation Administration.

Uriel F. Ramsay

Brother Uriel Ramsay gained his wings of eternal life and went on to his new home on Sept. 16.

Franco Almeida

Franco Almeida was a member of the graduating class of 1969 at Lake Weir High-School, where he played baseball and football.

Marguerite Mary White

Marguerite White moved from Delaware to Ocala in 1980.

Vicky Jean Parker

Vicky Jean Parker, 74, of Ocala, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Saturday, September 9th, 2023.

James Henry Stecker

In his retirement, Jim Stecker discovered a new passion at the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA), where he dedicated his time and energy in serving others.

Ashley Cook Ward

Ashley Ward was an animal lover and spent her last years fostering animals before their adoptions. She also enjoyed gardening, painting, and card games.

Vicky Jean Parker

Vicky Parker was a member of the Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ocala. She enjoyed traveling and took many road trips across the country.

Melvin Lee Harris

Mel Harris was a U.S. Navy veteran and a retired barber.

Denise Ann Henneman

Denise Henneman loved going to the beach and taking long walks in the sand and collecting shells. Classic cars always caught her interest as she loved her 1985 Monte Carlo SS.

Jimmy Ray Boyette

In 1980, Jimmy Boyette obeyed the call of God to preach the Word of God and became a well-loved pastor at Belleview Church of God for 20 years.

Freddie L. Woodson

Freddie Woodson enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening and spending time talking with family and friends.

Nicolas Vincent Lema

Vincent Lema was taxi driver in Ecuador and moved to the Ocala area about 30 years ago. He spent countless hours in his yard tending to the landscaping and growing fruits and vegetables.

Joan A. Mongeluzzo

Joan Mongeluzzo retired from the Marion County School Board as a cafeteria manager. She was a member of the Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church and the Red Hat Society of Ocala.

Rose Anne Bewley

Rose Anne Bewley, age 67, of Fort McCoy, passed away September 11, 2023.

Jacqueline Rae Joyner

Jacquie Joyner was a beloved school teacher for Marion County Schools for 34 years,and an active member in her church and choir.

Rose Ann Milam

Rose Ann Milam loved God and her family with everything she had. Even when life was difficult she knew who she was in the Lord.

Gene Raymond Belden

Gene Belden was a U.S. Army veteran. He loved playing golf and was an avid Harley rider.

Robert Owen Peddy

Robert Peddy worked in the travel and entertainment industry and retired to Florida.

Arthur Leo Degrenia

Arthur Degrenia moved to Ocala in 2016 after spending seven years living on the road in a motor home.

Ollie Mae Johnson Sellers

Ollie Mae Johnson Sellers graduated from Florida A&M University and was an educator with the Marion County Schools.

Erica Lynn Bradshaw

Erica Bradshaw was a teacher for the Marion County School System. She taught at Belleview Middle and Greenway Elementary.

Frank Joseph Lenkowski Sr.

Frank Lenkowski served his country and was a proud U.S. Army veteran.