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Friday, May 20, 2022



Sarah Louella Smeal

Sarah Smeal attended Salt Springs Christian Church while living in Florida.

Charlotte Grace Sauer

After moving to Ocala in 1982, Charlotte Sauer worked for Sally Beauty Supply and Nurse Finders, but was most proud of her time spent with Lockheed Martin.

Mackenna Hope Rector

Mackenna Rector was a student at Vanguard High School. Mackenna excelled in everything she did, gymnastics, volleyball, and art.

Joan D. Overton

Joan D. Overton passed away May 8 in Ocala. She was 86.

Diana Marie Dial Julian

Diana Julian loved to bowl, play cards and enjoyed playing bingo. She was a member of the Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ocala.

Roy Leslie Sherouse

Roy Sherouse was owner and operator of Roy Sherouse plastering Inc. for over 50 years.

Robert Gregory Teeter

Greg Teeter enjoyed archeology, history, music, motorcycles, horticulture, gymnastics, competitive skating, and art.

John K. Briggs

John Briggs served his country as a Technical Sergeant in the United States Air Force.

Brian E. Burkholder

Brian Burkholder was a humble man who loved the outdoors, boating, fishing & playing golf.

Gerald Ventresca

Jerry Ventresca had many hobbies which were woodworking, hunting, golf and motorcycle riding.

George Dustan Myron

George Myron was an active member in The Ocala Palms community he especially enjoyed golf and had great love for all of his golf buddies.

Peter Paul Palys

Peter Palys, of Ocala, passed away on Monday, May 9, at the age of 53.

George MacKay Drake Sr.

"K-Bo" Drake graduated from University of Florida in Building Construction in 1959 after graduating from Ocala High in 1952. He served in the army and played tennis on their traveling team.

Deborah Duerr Wright

Kip Wright was an accomplished horsewoman, Doberman exhibitor and obedience trainer. Her love for animals was endless and deep.

Emily Albertino Pirigyi

Emily Pirigyi was a homemaker and later worked with her predeceased husband as a condo secretary and in the building industry where she loved to design homes.

Mable Mary (Auer) Schuchart

Mable Schuchart bowled in two Ocala bowling leagues until the age of 90! She also loved to crochet, making afghans for many friends and family members over the years.

Lelia Mae Thomas

The Thomas family would like to announce the passing of Lelia Mae Thomas.

Angelo Sanchez

Angelo Sanchez was a proud member of the Vanguard High School Class of 1980.

Howard Keister Walkup

Following his years in the army, Howard Walkup worked as a deputy sheriff in Marion County until he went to work for the State of Florida Tax Revenue office.

Barry Oathout

In 2008, Barry Oathout retired to Ocala and joined OSA Gun Range, where he enjoyed competition shooting with the guys, and on Wednesdays teaching the ladies how to shoot.

Travis Michael Sheppard

Travis Sheppard was a graduate of Central Florida College, Ocala, where he played baseball. He worked in construction.

Joshua Edward Heise

Joshua Heise worked in landscaping for many years.

Lorraine Shirron-Willey-Laporte

Lorraine Laporte's passions included bowling, knitting, doll making, crochet, cross stitch, cards, and bingo.

Dawn Michelle Roberts

Dawn Roberts was raised in Summerfield and made a home for herself nearby in Ocala.