Lela Mae Perkins

Lela Mae Perkins 89, of Satsuma, Florida went home with the Lord on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. Mae was born in Cairo, Georgia on Saturday, September 10, 1921 to the late Harvey and Mamie (Green) Pearce. Mrs. Perkins is also preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Carlton D. Perkins. She was a resident of Palatka Health Care since 2007. She lived in Lakeland, Florida for over 53 years, where she was a member of the West Lakeland Church of God, then moved to Sugar Mill Woods in 2002 to be near her children. Her joy was in the Lord and her loving family. Memories may be shared with the family by going to Mae’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Perkins is survived by her loving daughter, Delores Craft of Georgetown, Florida; loving sons: Larry Perkins of Georgetown, Florida and David Perkins of Welaka, Florida; grandchildren: Chris Dubose, Carl Perkins, Tammy Yazdi, Lori Hart, Frankie Craft, Leslie Morgan and Chad Nemeth; great grandchildren: Tiffany Dubose, Shawn Dubose, Tommy Yazdi, Joey Yazdi, Kelly Yazdi, Katie Yazdi, Tyler Hart, Torie Hart, Ashley Morgan, Justin Morgan, Kyle Nemeth, Kurstyn Nemeth; great great grandson, Hayden Dubose; She will be cherished by countless others, family and friends, who love her dearly. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent in Mrs. Perkins name to the Welaka Woman’s Club, P.O. Box 154. Welaka, FL 32193. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Monday, May 30, 2011 at The Church of God in Cairo, Georgia Funeral Service will be 11 AM, Tuesday, May 31, 2011 with Rev. Tommy Propes, officiating. Interment will follow at the Greenwood Cemetery, in Cairo, Georgia. Pallbears will be: Kenneth Hawthorne, Everett Perkins, Larry Johnson, Lenwood Perkins, Tracy Perkins, and Darrell Pearson. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

James Lee LaGrow

James Lee LaGrow 73, of Crescent City, Florida passed away on Tuesday, May
24, 2011 at his home. James was born in Grayling, Michigan to the late William and Lois LaGrow. Mr. LaGrow faithfully served his country proudly in the U.S. Air Force. He was a Fire Fighter for 11 years in Grayling, Michigan and for 22 years in Margate, Florida. Memories may be shared with the family by signing James’ online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. LaGrow is survived by his loving wife Janet LaGrow of Crescent City, Florida; 3 daughters: Jennifer Car and husband of North Carolina, Jacqueline Buckley and husband of Coconut Creek, Florida and Jessica McKenny and husband of Margate, Florida; brother, Joe LaGrow and wife of Las Vegas, Nevada; 4 sisters: Sue Canfield and husband Sharon Harrison and husband all of Grayling, Michigan, Connie Smock and
husband of Roscommon, Michigan and Nora Sammitto of Stuart, Florida;
grandchildren: Zac Carr, Daniel McKenny, Heather Myers, Elizabeth McKenny,
Rob Buckley and James Buckley; great grandchildren: Riley Ann and Austin;
Contributions in James’ name may be made to Hospice of the Nature Coast, 6721 Crill Ave., Palatka, Fl. 32177. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Misty Lynn Parker-Williams

Misty Lynn Parker-Williams 31, of Satsuma, Florida passed away May 23, 2011 at her home. Misty was born on Friday, September 21, 1979 in Shamrock, Texas to Coy and Vicky (Alley) Parker. She is preceded in death one year ago by her sister, Carry Rae Russell. Misty loved sharing time with her children and family. Memories may be sent to the family by signing Misty’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. She is survived by her husband Robert Williams of Satsuma, Florida; son, Kristian Tyler Unrah of Satsuma, Florida; daughters, Katelyn Michelle Unrah and Maygan Ashlee Unrah both of Satsuma, Florida; father, Coy Parker of Interlachen, Florida; mother, Vicky Alley Potter and husband Joseph E. of Texas; brothers: Joey Alley, David Parker and Robert E. Parker; She will be cherished by countless others, family and friends, who love her dearly. A graveside service will be 10 AM, Friday, May 27, 2011 at the Satsuma Cemetery with Rev. Frank Courier, officiating, in Satsuma, Florida. Simplicity Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Danny Lee Jones

Danny Lee Jones 58, of Fort McCoy, Florida passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at his home. Danny was born on Sunday, November 2, 1952 in Palatka, Florida to the late Rufus D. and Nettie Belle (Sheffield) Jones. He worked for the Forest Service, Palatka Fire Rescue, Florida Wildlife Fish and Game Commission. Memories may be sent to the family by signing Danny’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. He is survived by his wife Nancy Jones, of Fort McCoy; mother Nettie Belle Jones of Collins, Georgia; sister Sarah Ann Pierce and husband Larry; nieces Tonya and Lynn, nephew Chris of Fort Ogelthorpe, Georgia; nephews Toby, and Rodney Jones of Palatka; and aunts, uncles and cousins. No service is planned at this time. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Julie Elizabeth Grim

Julie Elizabeth Grim 55, of Hastings, Florida unexpectedly entered into eternal life wrapped in the arms of her Lord and Savior, on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. Julie was born July 4, 1955 in Roanoke, Virginia. She worked for Home Instead Senior Care and loved caring for her each of her clients. Julie enjoyed yard sales, the goodwill, reading books, making jewelry, sewing and crocheting. She loved to read the Bible, journaling prayer and scripture. Julie had a green thumb and enjoyed being outside working with her flowers and garden. Julie also loved to spend time with her friends at the Cheyenne Saloon.

Julie is survived by her parents Carl and Shirley (Starkey) Foutz, Sr. Of Hastings, Florida; brother, Carl Foutz Jr. Of Hastings, Florida; daughters: Nicholette Austin-Vassallo and husband A.J. of Vinton, Virginia and Lisa Anne King of Roanoke, Virginia; grandchildren: Lilly Vassallo, Gracie Vassallo, Brittany King, Destiny King and Taylor Yopp. Niece, April Sink, of Lexington, NC; Nephew, Adam Foutz, Of Roanoke, VA. Special friend John. Special Client Fred B. Julie also leaves behind a most faithful companion, Booger, who will miss being right by her side. All those who knew Julie, knew how much she loved her dog.

Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Julie’s page online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Roanoke Virginia. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Francis E. “Dan” Rennau

Francis E. “Dan” Rennau 79, of Pomona Park, Florida passed away on Friday, May 13, 2011 at Palatka Health Care in Palatka, Florida. Francis was born on Friday, June 19, 1931 in Peoria, Illinois to the late Roy H. And Margaret (Russell) Rennau. Dan faithfully served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Dan’s page online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Rennau is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Rose B. Rennau of Pomona Park, Florida; son, Russell Rennau and wife Deborah of Jacksonville, Florida; daughters: Debra DeShazer and husband Donald of Sweet Home, Oregon, and Roselyn Brown of DeLand, Florida; brother, Jack Rennau and wife Donna of Peoria, Illinois; sister, Judy Mott and husband Art of Galva, Illinois; nine grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Aldona Halsey-Morgan

Aldona Halsey-Morgan 81, of Crescent City, Florida passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at her daughter’s home. Aldona was born on Saturday, August 24, 1929 to the late James and Irene (Haley) Clark. She is also preceded in death by her loving husbands, Edwin Halsey, Sr. And Roy Morgan, brother, James Clark and grandson, Patrick Halsey. Aldona is a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #4355, which she was mother of the year and Moose Lodge #184. She is also a member of the Chapel Hill Wesleyan Church in Weirton, West Virginia. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Aldona’s page online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Morgan is survived by her loving daughter Barbara Swiger of Crescent City, Florida; sons: Edwin Halsey, Jr. And wife Terri of Weirton, West Virginia and Michael Halsey and wife Juliana of Waterloo, Iowa; Brothers: Ralph Clark, Tom Conroy and Michael Conroy all of Pennsylvania; sister, Carole Pagone of Pennsylvania; sister in law, Sylvia Halsey; grandchildren: James Wood, John Wood, Kimberly Cool, Jacob Halsey, Briana Halsey and Georgiana Halsey; great grandchildren: Jackie Cool, Stevie Cool, Justin Wood, Jordon Wood, Jacob Halsey, Jr.; many other family and friends who will miss her dearly. Visitation will be 5-7 PM Monday, May 16, 2011 at Watts Funeral Home Chapel in San Mateo. In lieu of flowers contributions may sent in Aldona’s name to Hospice of the Nature Coast, 6721 Crill Ave, Palatka, Florida 32177. Local arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida. West Virginia arrangements will be announced by Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home, Inc., Weirton, West Virginia.

Myrtle “Lee” Kirk

Myrtle “Lee” Kirk 64, of San Mateo, Florida passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at her home. Myrtle was born on Monday, November 11, 1946 in Gladwin, Michigan to the late Joseph and Myrtle (Card) Doan. She is also preceded in death by her sisters: Viola Cox, Anna Ball, brothers A.I. Doan, Alan Doan and Tom Doan. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles #4355 in Lake Como, Florida and the Moose Lodge #184 in Palatka, Florida. Lee was also a secretary for Kirk Trucking, Inc. And the owner/operator of Rulee Escort Service. Expressions of condolence can be made by signing Lee’s page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.Com. Mrs. Kirk is survived by her loving husband Ruben Kirk of San Mateo, Florida; sons: Daniel J. Sebulski and Joseph Sebulski both of Satsuma, Florida, Victor Sebulski of Bentley, Michigan; stepson, Ronnie L. Kirk of Satsuma, Florida; step daughter, Terryann Zarrella of New Castle, Pennsylvania; brothers: Donald Doan of Satsuma, Florida, Jim Doan of Standish, Michigan, Ted Doan, Ken Doan and Frank Doan all of Gladwin, Michigan; sisters: Sandy Woodcock of San Mateo, Florida, Idell Erway and Joyce Smith both of Gladwin, Michigan; five grandchildren; A Tribute to Life Service will be 7 PM, Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Watts Funeral Home Chapel. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Burton Gribble, Jr.

Burton Gribble, Jr. 81, of Satsuma, Florida passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at the Bailey Family Center for Caring in St. Augustine, Florida. Burton was born on Wednesday, December 11, 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Burton, Sr. And Ruth (Kinlau) Gribble. He is also preceded in death by his sisters: Phyllis Marcum, Delores Nixon, Mary DeRay and Carol Blackwelder. He was a retired detective from the St. Johns County Sheriff Department. Burton enjoyed playing the keyboard and loved his Country Music. Expressions of condolence can be sent to the family online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Gribble is survived by his loving wife of 16 ½ years, Grace “Paula” Gribble of Satsuma, Florida; sons: Dale T. Gribble of Satsuma, Florida, Ronald Tommer, Sr. And Robert Tommer both of Cleveland, Ohio; daughters: Julie Armold and husband Robert, Kathy Pappy, Sherry Stratton and husband David all of St. Augustine, Florida, and Shelly Gribble of San Mateo, Florida; brother, Elliott Gribble and wife Linda of St. Augustine, Florida; sisters: Helene Baththune of Jacksonville, Florida and Sharon Gribble of St. Augustine, Florida; Numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and several great great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; three stepsons, many other releatives and friends who will miss him dearly. A Tribute to Burton’s Life will be 2 PM, Monday, May 9, 2011with Pastor Ronald L. Stafford, officiating, at Watts Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers contributions in Burton’s name may be made to the Bailey Family Center for Caring, 400 Health Park Blvd., St. Augustine, Florida 32086. Simplicity Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Mildred A. Leasure

Mildred A. Leasure 86, of Florahome, florida passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at her home. Mildred was born on Saturday, September 27, 1924 in Lakeland Florida to the late William I. And Lena (Barnes) Moore. She is also preceded in death by her sons: James H. Hardy, Anthony M. Hardy and David L. Leasure. She was a foster parent for 15 plus years caring for over 100 children. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Mildred’s page online atWWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. She is survived by her loving husband of 48 ½ years, Carl W. Leasure of Florahome, Florida; sons: David R. Hager of Harrisburg, Virginia and Ralph M. Hardy of Denver, Colorado; daughters: Karen Lee Tidwell of Crescent City, Florida, Marilynn Anne Jones of Middleburg, Florida and Regina G. Hardy of Houston, Texas; sisters: Frances Wood of Riverview, Florida and Marijene Thompson of Lakeland, Florida; twenty four, grandchildren,; five, great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; No service is planned at this time. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home Cremation Center, Inc . San Mateo, Florida.