Nancy Lou (Lucabaugh) Pugh, 78 of Satsuma, Florida passed away on Thursday, December 25, 2014 in Palatka, Fl. She was born on January 1, 1936 in Glen Rock, Pa., to the late William and Pauline Lucabaugh. Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her son, Barry Pugh Sr.; five brothers, William, Elmer, Roman, Artie and George. Nancy worked at Westinghouse in Baltimore, MD for 30 years and retired to live in Satsuma, Florida in Nov. 1997. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, crocheting, and spending time with her family.Survivors are her husband of 56 years, James R. (Jim) Pugh of Satsuma, Fl.; son, Terry Pugh and wife, Tahna of Pomona Park, Fl..; daughter, Bobbie Phillips of Conowingo, MD; sisters, Norma Riley of Glen Rock, Pa., Dolly Ebaugh of Mimbres, New Mexico; brothers, Frank Lucabaugh of Ellicott City, MD., Larry Lucabaugh of Dallas Town, Pa.; eight grandchildren, Barry Pugh Jr., Brad and Gregory Phillips, Samantha, Michael, Joshua, Kate-Lynn and Morgan Pugh; two great grandchildren, Briana and James Phillips. Nancy's life will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 2:00 PM at Watts Funeral Home, San Mateo, Fl., with Chaplain Jamie D. Watts as officiant. Visitation be on the same day at 1:00 PM Memories and condolences may be shared with her family on line at www.wattsfuneralhomes.com
Eric R. Soderlund 64, of Pomona Park, Florida passed suddenly on Monday, December 15, 2014 in Palatka, Fl. Eric was born in Detroit, Michigan on June 22, 1950 to the late Carl and Frances Soderlund. He loved the water, enjoyed the outdoors, camping and boating. Eric was a musician and played the guitar. He worked as a tour guide in Old Town St. Augustine where taught history to the visitors. He especially loved the children's tours. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy and served two tours in Vietnam. He was humanitarian who loved people, children and animals.Eric loved to helped others every chance that he got. Eric is survived by his wife of 14 years , Apyrl A Soderlund of Pomona Park, Fl.; daughters, Erika Lee Garibaldi and husband, Fabian of Kalamazoo, MI.; sons, Daniel Soderlund and wife, Jennifer of Wasau, WI.; Nathan Gates of Orlando, Fl.; sisters, Jeane Brunet and husband, Pete of TX, Sally Ettinger and husband, Frank of Fl.; and three grandchildren. Eric's Life will be celebrated on Monday, January 5, 2015, at Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, San Mateo, Fl. Condolences and memories may be shared with Eric's family on line at www.wattsfuneralhomes.com
Brenda Gail Tincher, 65 of San Mateo, Florida went home to be with her Lord on Monday, December 15, 2014. Brenda was born on April 29, 1949 to the late Johnny and Mallie Abner. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughters, Tammy and Susie, and grandson, Matthew Tincher. She loved caring and spending time with her family. Brenda was an awesome and loving care giver always putting others first. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Randal Tincher of San Mateo, Fl.; sons, Jeff Tincher and wife, Jennifer, James Tincher and wife, Joy all of San Mateo, Fl., John Tincher and wife, Amy of Palatka, Fl.; and grandchildren, Jenna and husband, Travin, Jacob, Julie, Eli, Luke, Kady and David. Funeral Service will be Friday, December 19, 2014, 2:00 PM at Watts Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Hall as officiant.Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM prior to the service time. Interment will follow at Oakhill Cemtery West with Pastor Wes Taylor giving the commital. Condolences and memories may be shared with her family on line at www.wattsfuneralhomes. com
Annette Faye Collins passed away Saturday, December 6, 2014 after a lengthy illness. She is predeceased by her parents, Delia Maurice Winchester-Bibbs and John Allen Bibbs; a brother, Wynn Bibbs. She is survived by her loving and devoted spouse of 32 and a half years, Aaron Collins; two sisters, Barbara Mauricia Bibbs, Jeanice Arlene Kennebrew; two brothers, Henri Allen Bibbs, John Anthony Bibbs; an Aunt, Veree Bibbs; “adopted” daughters, Jasymne and Tamara; a host of in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews and many friends. Annette worked as physical therapist assistant at various facilities in Cleveland, Ohio and Jacksonville, Florida. Her final employer in that occupation was Brooks
Rehabilitation. She transitioned to the public school system and was employed as an ESE elementary teacher at Ridgeview Elementary and The Lake Asbury Elementary Schools. Although Annette was proud of her scholastic and professional accomplishments, the accomplishment that she cherished the most was her decision to dedicate her life to
Jehovah. She symbolized her dedication by water baptism on February 2, 1980. Annette and her spouse, Aaron, enjoyed the best life ever by preaching and teaching others to love and praise their God, Jehovah. Additionally, she participated as a volunteer on Kingdom Hall building projects, disaster relief assignments and assembly programs. She and Aaron were also privileged to attend several International Conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses in other countries. Annette had such a vibrant smile and a positive, joyful and appealing personality. Although she faced many personal challenges over the past 2-3 years, she made time to consider others and share the Bible based message about God’s Kingdom and its benefits. She never lost hope in what her God, Jehovah, has promised and she encouraged all around her to keep considering the Bible’s message to “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize” based on Isaiah 11:6-9; 35:5-7; John 11:24 and Revelation 21:3, 4. A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m., December 20, 2014 at the Northeast Florida Fairgrounds, 543378 US Highway #1 Callahan, FL 32011.
Kathy Cole, 47, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Kathy died suddenly following an aortic aneurysm. She was proceeded in death by her parents, Jack and Carol Hudson. Kathy was a life-long resident of Marion, Indiana until 2013 when she moved to Walaka, Florida. In Florida, she said she had truly found her place. She loved everything about Florida. She recently had purchased a home on a canal that allowed her to enjoy her past time of being on the water and fishing. She loved animals, the out of doors, fishing, and playing pool. She had a big heart and never met a stranger, much like her mother. She leaves behind, Her love and partner Donny Gerber, her son, Lee Cole, her granddaughter Ania Cole, her sister Cynthia Dale (husband Joel) and their children Christopher, Cameron, and Sarah Dale. Kathy’s arrangements will be in Florida. Memorials can be made to the Grant County Human Society. Condolences and memories may be shared with Kathy's family on line at www.wattsfuneralhomes.com Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center is entrusted to the arrangements.