James Shelton Williams

James Shelton Williams 80, of Crescent City, Florida passed away on Monday, January 3, 2011 at his home. James was born on Saturday, June 21, 1930 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Joseph Wheeler and Bessy L. (Auten) Williams. Mr. Williams proudly served his country in the U.S. Army faithfully during the Korean War. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing James’ guest book online atWWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. He enjoyed fishing. A Memorial service will be 11 AM, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at the Macedonia Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida with Rev. Ray Mayfield as officiant. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187, phone: 386-328-1414.

Albert “Al” William States

Albert “Al” William States 85, of Satsuma, Florida, entered into God’s eternal peace and comfort on Friday, December 31, 2010 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka, Florida. Albert was born on Thursday, April 9, 1925 in Orlando, Florida. Mr. States Proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy faithfully during WWII. He was a master carpenter when he retired from Walt Disney World. He loved golf in his earlier years and built models in his later years. Al was many things, a son, husband, dad, papa, uncle brother and friend. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Al’s guest book online at

WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. States is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Alice States; daughters: Brenda Walters and husband John, Beverly Middleton and husband David, and Mimi Graves and husband David; nine grandchildren: Shannon Cox, Jeremy Cox, Scott Gianchetta, Danae Gianchetta, Trisha Morgan, Jeff Morgan, Samantha Middleton, David Middleton, Ryker Graves, and Mikal Graves; six great-grandchildren: Daniel, Kyra, Alexis, Gavin, Meadow, and Violet; brothers: Curt Bork and wife Betsy, Bob Jones and wife Lou; sister in law, Loretta Locke; many other family members and friends who will miss him dearly; In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Al’s name to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Ave., Palatka, Florida 32177. A Celebration of Al’s life will be 11 AM, January 15, 2011 at the Hope Lutheran Church, 273 County Road 309, Satsuma, Florida 32189, phone: 386-649-0631. Military honors will be bestowed by the U.S. Navy. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187, phone: 386-328-1414.

Patricia Louise Lytton

Patricia Louise Lytton 81, of Palatka, Florida passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2010 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. Patricia was born on Wednesday, February 13, 1929 in Bellington, West Virginia to the late Paul and Daisy (Haller) Dye. She was a member of the College Park Baptist Church, V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, Eagles in Crescent City and the Moose Lodge #184 in Palatka. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Patricia’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFunerahomes.com. Mrs. Lytton is survived by her loving companion of 10 years, Durean Carver of Palatka, Florida; sons: Howard M. Bunner of Jacksonville, Florida, John E. Bunner and wife Ann of Geneva, Florida, Dana A. Bunner and wife Tara of Oregon, Wisconsin, and Larry D. Bunner of Altamonte Springs, Florida; daughters: Myla A. Eckerd and husband Russell of Melbourne, Florida and Mary Bunner of Florahome, Florida; sister, Dixie Shively of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; ten grandchildren; six great grandchildren; No service is planned at this time. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187 phone: 386-328-1414.

Patricia Louise Lytton 81, of Palatka, Florida passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2010 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. Patricia was born on Wednesday, February 13, 1929 in Bellington, West Virginia to the late Paul and Daisy (Haller) Dye. She was a member of the College Park Baptist Church, V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, Eagles in Crescent City and the Moose Lodge #184 in Palatka. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Patricia’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFunerahomes.com. Mrs. Lytton is survived by her loving companion of 10 years, Durean Carver of Palatka, Florida; sons: Howard M. Bunner of Jacksonville, Florida, John E. Bunner and wife Ann of Geneva, Florida, Dana A. Bunner and wife Tara of Oregon, Wisconsin, and Larry D. Bunner of Altamonte Springs, Florida; daughters: Myla A. Eckerd and husband Russell of Melbourne, Florida and Mary Bunner of Florahome, Florida; sister, Dixie Shively of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; ten grandchildren; six great grandchildren; No service is planned at this time. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187 phone: 386-328-1414.

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Khammanh Rattanasim

Khammanh Rattanasim, 53 of Crescent City, Florida passed away Saturday, December 18, 2010 at his Sister’s Home. Khammanh was born on January 1, 1957 in Savannaket, Laos to the late Kuen and Pein Rattanasim. He was an upholsterist. He leaves to cherish his memory 2 daughters , many family member and friends who will miss him dearly. A Celebration of Khammanh’s life will be Sunday, December 26, 2010 at the Laotian Temple at 215 Union Camp Road, Crescent City, Florida. Tribute of Life Service Arrangements have been entrusted to Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

Jeanette Mary Ackley

Jeanette Mary Ackley 88, of Palatka, Florida passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at Putnam Community Medical Center, in Palatka, Florida. Jeanette was born on Tuesday, October 24, 1922 in New York City, New York to the late William and Elizabeth (Stantonbach) Gray. Mrs. Ackley is also preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Ronald Charles Ackley. She resided in New Jersey and Upper New York before moving to Florida in 1981. She worked for JJ Newberry and Cortland Home Dairy for a number of years. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Jeanette’s guest book at
WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Ackley leaves to cherish her memories, sons: Ronald C. Ackley, Jr. of California and Jack E. Ackley of Palatka, Florida. Granddaughters: Stacey Lee Lloyd of Dickson, Tennessee and Rose Marie Hilliard of Interlachen, Florida; great-granddaughter, Abby Gail Hilliard. She will be cherished by countless others, family and friends, who love her dearly. A time of visitation and friendship with the family will be 6-8 pm, Thursday, December 23, 2010 at Watts Funeral Home Chapel, in San Mateo. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187-, Phone: 386-328-1414.

Elmer Nagy

Elmer Nagy, 90 of DeLand Florida, passed away Friday, December 17, 2010 at the Florida Lutheran Nursing Home in DeLand, Florida. A long time resident of Satsuma, Florida. Elmer was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on Sunday, March 14, 1920, to the late Joseph and Eni Nagy. Elmer was a long time resident of Michigan before moving to Satsuma with his late wife of 69 years Jean. In addition to his loving wife, Jean Helen Nagy, he is preceded in death by a Son, Jimmy Nagy. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Elmer’s guest book at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. He is survived by Sons, Elmer Nagy and wife Pamela, Daniel Nagy and wife Rebecca, Victor Nagy and wife Debra; daughter, Nancy Barber and husband James; 9 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; He will be cherished by countless others , family and friends. A service Will be held at Emmaus Lutheran Church, 2500 S. Volusia Ave. Orange City FL., at 10:00 on January 13 2011. In lieu of flowers Donations in Elmer’s memory may be made to St. James United Methodist Church, 400 Reid Street Palatka Fl. 32177. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187 Phone: 386-328-1414.

Claudia Irene Fitzsimmons

Claudia Irene Fitzsimmons, 85 of Crescent City, Florida passed away, Monday, December 20, 2010 at Roberts Care Center in Palatka, Florida. Claudia was born on Tuesday, November 3, 1925 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Moody in Jesup, Georgia. Mrs. Fitzsimmons proudly served her country as a W.A.V.E. faithrully in the U.S. Navy Claudia was a member of the Eagles and she enjoyed gardening and cooking but her true passion was being a housewife and taking care of her husband and son. Mrs. Fitzsimmons leaves to cherish her memories her loving husband of 52 years, David Fitzsimmons; son, Greg Fitzsimmons and wife, Donna of Pomona Park, Florida; grandchildren, Stephanie Fitzsimmons, Gregory Fitzsimmons, Jr.; great grandchildren, Xavier, Alexia, Gregory III; many nieces, nephews and friends who will miss her dearly. Memories and Condolences may be left for the family at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. A Celebration of Claudia’s life will be 11am Thursday, December 23, 2010 at Watts Funeral Home in San Mateo, Fl. Interment will follow at the Riverside Memorial Park in Jacksonville, Florida. Veteran Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 Hwy 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187, Phone: 386-328-1414.

Violet Joean “Jo” Cumberledge

Violet Joean “Jo” Cumberledge 75, of Pomona Park, Florida began her journey in the arms of her Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka, Florida. Violet was born on Saturday, May 25, 1935 in Sutton, West Virginia to the late Charles and Madge (Sutton) Gillespie. She is also preceded in death by her siblings, Bud Gillespie, Juanita Payne, Paul Gillespie and Iona Rardin. In 1969 Jo and her husband Jim moved to Miami, Florida where they resided until moving to Pomona Park in 1995. While living in Miami she attended Miami Dade Community College where she earned her degree and became a Licensed Practical Nurse. She devoted her life to care for those in need, when she moved to Pomona Park she joined the staff at Lakewood Nursing Center in Crescent City, Florida. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Jo’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Jo is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Jimmie Lee Cumberledge of Pomona Park, Florida; sons: Terry Lee Cumberledge and Mark Allan Cumberledge and wife Genie all of Pomona Park, Florida; daughter, Peggy Sue Lasco and husband Joe of Cape Coral, Florida; grandson, Joey Lasco; step grandsons: Michael Walton and Thomas J. Walton; brothers: William C. Gillespie of Clarksburg, West Virginia and Roger Rex “Roger” Gillespie of War Minister, Pennsylvania; sister, Bonnie Lloyd of Clarksburg, West Virginia; No service is planned at this time. Jo was a beautiful wife, mother, grandma, sister and friend to all. She will be missed by all, but her love and kindness shall remain in our hearts forever. May she rest in peace with our Dear Lord until we meet again on the shores. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187, phone: 386-328-1414.

Dennis Ray Hurlburt

Dennis Ray Hurlburt, 61 of Satsuma, Florida passed away, Saturday, December 11, 2010 at Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. Dennis was born on Sunday, August 7, 1949 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Kenneth and Regina Hurlburt. Dennis is also preceded in death by a brother, and a daughter, Shelley Hurlburt. He served his country proudly in the Vietnam War as a United States Marine. Dennis believed in family and his family was his entire life. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Dennis’ online guest book at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. He leaves to mourn his passing his loving wife of 31 years, Nancy Hurlburt of Satsuma, Florida; 2 beautiful daughters, Heather Byrd and spouse Donnie of San Mateo, Fl, Hannah Creeach and spouse, Kenneth of Satsuma, Florida; 2 precious grandchildren, Kelly Byrd and Parker Hurlburt; brother, Joe Hurlburt; Mother-in-law, Carol Flanigan; sisters-in-law, Karen Llokema and spouse, Jim of Indiana, Donna Bohling and spouse, Tim of Indiana, Debbie Marriott and spouse, Mark of Welaka, Fl, Lisa Davis and spouse, Ronnie of Palatka, Florida. Memories and Condolences may be left for the family at www.wattsfuneralhomes.com. Visitation will be 6-8pm, Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at Watts Funeral Home Chapel. A Celebration of Dennis’ Life will be 1pm Thursday, December 16, 2010 at Dunns Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Wright and Rev. Ted Stackpole officiating. Tribute of Life service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187 phone: 386-328-1414.