Lauretta Peloquin

Lauretta P. Peloquin, 74 of Pomona Park, Fl.,
passed away Friday, March 16, 2012 at Lakewood
Nursing Center in Crescent City,Fl.  Lauretta was born
on January 30, 1938 in Woonsocket, RI to the
late Charles and Loretta Glode.  She was the co-owner
of Bob’s Auto Body and Blackstone Motor’s of
Blackstone, MA., before retiring to live in Florida
in 1995.  She loved camping, fishing, and motorcyle
riding. Lauretta is preceded in death by her husband,
Robert G. Peloquin Sr.  Surivors are her sons,
Robert Peloquin Jr.,  Marcel Peloquin all of Woonsocket, RI.,
 Michael Peloquin of Crescent City, Fl.,Paul Peloquin of Orange City 
 Roger Peloquin of Pomona Park,Fl.;, Fl.,daughter,
    Pauline Carepentier ,Pomona Park, Fl.;
brothers, Emile and Norman Glode
of Woonsocket, RI; sister, Maggie Fernades of Woonsocket, RI;
six grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. A Service
is not planned. Watts Funeral Home and Cremation
Center, San Mateo, Fl., is in charge of the arrangements.

Helen Foster

Helen L. Foster, 61 of Satsuma, Fl., passed away Friday,
March 16, 2012 at Putnam Community Medical Center.
Helen was born in Fernandina, Fl., on Aug. 29, 1950
to the late Albert M. and Leona Spaulding.  Helen
was affectionately known as the “ice cream lady.”
She loved playing bingo and skip-bo.  She is preceded
in death by her husband, James (Big Pee Wee) Jacobs,
granddaughter, Jamie Jacobs, brothers, Harry Spaulding,
Lonnie (Bo) Spaulding.  Survivors are her sons,
James E. (Little Pee Wee) Jacobs, Jr., and wife Angela
of Satsuma, Fl., Albert Jacobs and wife, Nancy of San Mateo, Fl.,
Jimmy  (Jim Bo) Jacobs of Council Bluff, Iowa; brother, Frank Spaulding
and wife, Nancy of Jacksonville, Fl.; grandchildren, Jennifer,
Austin, Kelly, Dawson, Brittany, Summer, Danielle, Casey, and
Zachary; great grandchildren, Collin, Brayden,  and Allison.
Graveside Service will be Thursday, March 22, 2012, 1:00 PM
at Oakhill Cemetery West in Palatka.  Visitation is not
planned. Watts Funeral Home, San Mateo,Fl., is entrusted
to the funeral arrangements.  Memories and condolences
may be shared with the family at

Lessie Mae Beck

Lessie Mae Beck, 83 of San Mateo,Florida, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012at PutnamCommunityMedicalCenter.  Lessie was born on September 19, 1928to the Late Herbert and Bertie (Lee) Stewert in Pembroke, Georgia.  Lessie was an owner and operator of her own grocery store.  She loved fishing and frequently visiting the local Walmart store.  Survivors are her son, James Bohannon and wife Jennie of Interlachen, Florida, Sisters, Lois Howell-Tomlinson of San Mateoand Frankie Blackwelder also of San Mateo, Florida; grandchildren, Christie Keen and Aubrie Hall and 2 great grandchildren, Allen and Julie Keen; she was also the “Adopted” Mother to Jean Dorriety and the late Ray Bohannon; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 4:00 to 5:00 P.M. at Watts Funeral Home.  The Funeral Service will be Saturday, March 10, 2012, 5:00 PMat Watts Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mitchell Johns officiating.. In lieu of flower donations may be sent to the family. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on line at Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center of San Mateo are in charge of the arrangements.

Ricky James Cullen

Ricky James Cullen,51 of Satsuma, Florida passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012 at his home.  Rick was born on March 3, 1961 in Shakopee, Minnesota.  He enjoyed life on the water boating and fishing with family and friends.  He is loved by many and will always be remembered for his kindness and generosity.

Rick was preceded in death by his Father, John Cullen and brother, Terry Cullen.  He is survived by his wife, Sue Cullen; mother, Dolores Weibel and step father James Hanson of Pequot Lakes, MN.; daughter, Christy M. Cullen of Mims, Fl.; sister, Connie Buckmeier and husband, Vern of
Apple Valley, MN.; brother, James Cullen and wife, Barb of Carver, MN.; step children,
Jessie Andrews and husband, Dave of Orlando, Fl., William Cody Weber of Port St. John, Fl.;
several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Rick’s Life will be Thursday, March 8, 2012,
3:00 PM at Watts Funeral Home, San Mateo, Fl., with Jamie Watts as officiant.  Memories
and condolences may be shared by signing Rick’s on line guest book at

Robert “Bobby” Gene McClellan Sr

Robert “Bobby” Gene McClellan Sr

Born December 28, 1928 at Ellenton, Colquitt County Georgia the son of William Edison McClellan and Lillian Lorraine Ricks.  Preceded in passing by his parents and his brothers Billy and Ray McClellan, sister Jeannie McClellan Wright, daughters Lisa Louise and Amy Leigh McClellan and great Granddaughter Lily McClellan.
 He survived by Carla Marie wife of 35 years and by his sisters, Nona McClellan Wright and husband Jack Wright of San Mateo, and Betty Lou Adams and husband Willie Adams of St Augustine.
His legacy is left by  his children Robin and wife Hattie, Melody and husband Greg, Jeff and wife Nancy, Matthew and wife Jackie, Lynnette and husband Jim Cutrer, Michelle and husband Chris Cutrer. 26 Grand children, and 21 great grandchildren. Also his special international exchange daughters Marjon of Holland, Yukiko (Mickie) of Japan, and Babsi ( Barbara) of Germany.

He was proud to serve his country in the US Army during WW II. His was stationed in Japan.  He was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, his service included, Palatka 1st Ward Bishop, full time missionary with Carla in California, and a Temple worker at the Orlando Florida Temple among many other callings and service. He was retired from Georgia-Pacific formally Hudson Pulp and Paper for 42 years.

He served the Putnam County Recreation department as a little league baseball coach for 7 years.  He loved Golf, hunting, and baseball in his youth and was accomplished athlete in all of them.

His testimony of Jesus Christ and His example gave him the desire to dedicate his life to family, service to others, and loving everyone.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hospice of the Nature Coast.

Charles W. (Poppie) Suffield

Charles W. (Poppie) Suffield, 76 of CrescentCity,Fl.,  passed away Thursday, February 23, 2012at PutnamCommunityMedicalCenter.  Charles was born on the 4th of July, 1936 to the Late Charles and Elizabeth (Schooler) Suffield inCincinnati,Ohio.  Charles was a building contractor and member ofSt. John the Baptist Catholic Church.  He enjoyed remodeling, rebuilding antique cars and fishing.  He served his country in the Korean War after joining the United States Army and was with  the Military Police.  Survivors are his beloved wife of 54 years,

Terry Y. Suffield; sons, Clark A. Suffield and wife, Nancy of Georgetown, Fl., Christopher Suffield ofCrescentCity, Fl.; brothers, Thomas Alan Suffield and wife, Cookie of Vero Beach, Fl., John Suffield  and wife, Linda of Valdosta, Ga., Jerry Lee Suffield of Jacksonville, Fl.

 D.J Wilson ofCrescentCity, Fl.; sister, Karen Plant of Boulder, Co.; grandchildren, Chris and Sara Beth Suffield; and great grandson, Chris Gregory Suffield.  Visitation will

be Wednesday, February 29, 2012from 5-6 Watts Funeral Home.  Funeral Service will be Thursday, March 1, 2012, 2:00 PMat St.John the Baptist Catholic Church in CrescentCity.  Interment will follow at EdenCemeteryin CrescentCitywith military honors.  Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on line at   In lieu of flowers,

please make contributions to Middleton Burney Elementary School, 1020 Huntington Road, Crescent City, Fl. 32112

Kenneth E. Shaw

Kenneth E. Shaw, 78 of Satsuma, Florida passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2012
at Putnam Community Medical Center.  He was born In Anderson, South Carolina
on October 6, 1933 to the Late Prue and Christine Taylor Shaw.  Kenneth was a Veteran of
the United States Navy.  He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Margaret Faye Shaw; daughter,
Janice Behnstedt and husband, John of Pompano Beach, Fl.; son. Charles Kenneth Shaw and wife,
Kathie Dean of Dawsonville, Ga.; three grandchildren, Jennifer Burgess of Palatka, Fl.,
Michael Harrell of West Palm Beach, Fl., Kendra Shaw and husband, John Wilson of Dawsonville, Ga.;
three great grandchildren, Lynn Marie Proulx and Amber Burgess of Palatka, Fl., John Wilson Jr.,
of Dawsonville, Ga.; one great great granddaughter, MaKenzey Lynn Thomas; extended family,
Larry and Bonnie Burgess of Satsuma, Fl.  A Memorial is planned on Father’s Day 2012.
Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center is entrusted to the Veterans’ arrangements.  Memories
and condolences may be shared with  Kenneth’s family by signing his book on line

Jennifer Lynn Glover

Jennifer Lynn Glover, 45 of Palatka, Florida died Friday, February 17, 2012
as the result of a car accident.  A native of Palatka, she was born to the
Late John Will and Lanette Marshall Glover.  Jennifer was an avid reader
and recently joined a church in Keystone Heights.  She leaves behind to carry her
memories her sister, Melba K. Barber and husband, Leon of Palatka, Fl.; brother,
John R. Glover and wife, Rae of Tavares, Fl.; neices, Katrina Gilyard and husband,
Willie, Shaye Glover, Kristin Glover ; nephews, Marcus Barber and wife, Tiffany; best friends,
Lisa and Megan Harrell; and her constant pet companion, Snickers.  Jennifer’s
life will be celebrated on Saturday, February 25, 2012, 11:00 AM at Watts
Funeral Home and Cremation Center in San Mateo, Fl. Visitation is scheduled
for Friday, February 24, 2012 from 6 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be shared with Jennifer’s family online
at   Watts Funeral Home and Cremation
Center has been entrusted to the Tribute of Life Service.

Walter E. Shultz

Walter E. Shultz, 67 of Pomona Park, Florida passed away Sunday, February 12, 2012 at the Veterans Hospital in Gainesville, Fl. e was born on April 24, 1944 to Bertie and Mary Thompson Shultz in Flint, MI.   Walter owned and operated a restaurant  Marie’s Café in Crescent City, Fl.  He was a Veteran of the United States Army.  Survivors are his loving wife of 48 years, Mattie M. Shultz;sons, Walter Shultz and wife, Jo Ann of Satsuma, Fl., Ricky Shultz and wife, Becky of Pomona Park, Fl., Donald Obuskowski and wife, Jean of Alpena, MI; daughter, Autum M. Lee and husband, Brian of Crescent City, Fl.; sister, Beverly Sexton of Gladstone, MI.; brother, Marvin London of Salem, OH; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.  Celebration of Life Service is planned for Saturday, February 18, 2012, 2:00 PM at 425 Pleasant Street in Pomona Park, Fl., Watts Funeral Home and Cremation
Center is entrusted to the Veterans Cremation arrangements.

Ralph Eugene (Ralphy Dee) Webb

Ralph Eugene (Ralphy Dee) Webb, 30 of Satsuma, Floridapassed away Monday February 13, 2012at his home.  Ralph was born on February 27, 1982in Gainesville, Florida.  He loved country music, rock and roll and golden oldies.  He enjoyed bull riding, hunting and fishing. Ralph is preceded in death by his daddy, Ralph (Heavy) Webb, grandparents, Onda Lee Shackleford-Conley, Glenval Logan; great grandparents, Theodore and Louise Webb, Emmit and Della Shackleford; great great grandmother, Camille Branch;  and two great uncles, Nathan (Tiny) Webb, Kenneth Shackleford.  Survivors are his mama, Glenna (Yissle) Logan-Fox-Skipper of Satsuma, Fl.; daughter, Elizabeth Hart-Webb of Satsuma, Fl.; brothers, Henry Fox and wife, Celene, Mickey Allen, Kenneth Simon all of Satsuma, Fl., Sgt. Glennville Fox and wife, Meme of Hinesville, Ga., Jason Webb of Alexander, N.C., Daniel L.Skipper and wife, Sandra of Birch River, W.Va.; sisters, Latrell Faulkner and husband, Joey of Palatka, Fl., Shannon Simon of Bostwick, Fl.; grandparents, Ralph and DeEtta Webb of Satsuma, Fl.,  aunt, Tammy Logan of St.Augustine, Fl.; uncle, Jim Brian Conley of Palatka, Fl.; special friend and step father, Daniel Skipper of Satsuma, Fl.; numerous nieces, nephews and special friends.  A Celebration of Life Service will be Monday, February 20, 2012,  3 PMat Watts Funeral Home and CremationCenterwith Pastor Chad Perry as officiant.  Visitation will be Sunday, February 19, 2012from 3-5 PMat the funeral home.   Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at Watts Funeral Home and CremationCenteris entrusted to the arrangements.   A reception will immediately follow the service at Dunn’sBaptistChurch inSan Mateo, Fl.