John L. Anderson, Jr.

John L. Anderson, Jr. 81, of Satsuma, Florida passed away on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. John was born on Thursday, October 17, 1929 in Havana, Florida to the late John L. and Vera Lee (Wall) Anderson. Mr. Anderson proudly served his country faithfully in the U.S. Navy where he retired after 20 years of service. He served in the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing John’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Anderson is survived by his sons: John L. Anderson, III and wife Sandra of Heath, Ohio and Daniel Anderson of Satsuma, Florida; daughter, Patricia K. “Kay” Pierce and husband Charles of Satsuma, Florida; stepchildren: Rachel Kirkland, Glenn R. Kirkland and Teresa Kirkland; brother: Cecil Anderson of Satsuma, Florida; sister, Jenny O’Neal of Rockledge, Florida; grandchildren: Nicole DePew, Kerie Garee, Thomas Anderson, and Anthony Anderson; step grandchildren: Cody, Amber, and James; great grandsons: Darrien Garrett and Dillon Depew; many other family members and friends who will miss him dearly. A Celebration of John’s life will be 1 PM, Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 14 Browns Road, San Mateo, Florida. Military honors will be bestowed by the U.S. Navy from Jacksonville Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent in John’s name to Watts Funeral Home. 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 321987, phone: 386-328-1414.

Dolores V. “Dolly” Foresman

Dolores V. “Dolly” Foresman, 78 of Satsuma, Florida passed away on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka, Florida. Dolores was born on Wednesday, December 21, 1932 in Jeanette, Pennsylvania, to the Late Joseph and Mary Jane (King) Vossberg. She was a loyal member of the Moose Lodge in Crescent City and enjoyed Bingo. Dolly is preceded in death by her loving husband, Leroy (Joe) Foresman of sixty years marriage. Mrs. Foresman is survived by son, Lee Foresman of Woodstock, Georgia; daughters: Linda Foresman Martin and husband, Darryl of Canton, Georgia, Janet Leigh Foresman of Satsuma, Florida; furry daughter, Peanut of Satsuma, Florida; grandchildren: Christina, Rick, Chris, Jason, Perry, Lena; great grandchildren: Zachary, Colton, Dane, Luke, Angelena, Candace, Drew and Paige. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 PM, Wednesday, February, 16, 2011 at the Moose Lodge #1641 in Crescent City, Florida. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing Dolores’ online guest book at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Mrs. Foresman’s name to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Avenue – Palatka, Florida 32177 or the Moose Lodge #1641. 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.

Joseph C. Smith

Joseph C. Smith, 94 of Interlachen, Florida passed away at his home on Saturday, February 5, 2011. He was born on Sunday, October 15, 1916 to the Late Thomas F. and Ora (Mills) Smith in Blakely, Georgia. Joseph was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and proudly served his country during World War II. Memories and Condolences may be sent to Joseph’s family by signing his guest book online at www.WattsFuneralHomes.com. He is survived by his daughter, Linda S. Adams and her husband, John A. of Martinez, Ga.; grandchildren, Hillary Morris and Kurt Adams; great grandchildren, Avery and Collin Morris; niece, Connie Shell and nephew, Ernest Smith. Tribute of Memories Service will be 3 PM, Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at Watts Funeral Home Chapel with Jamie Watts as the officiating celebrant. 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.

Larry E. Mullis

Larry E. Mullis 60, of East Palatka, Florida passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at his home. Larry was born on Wednesday, May 3, 1950 in Palatka, Florida to David A., III and Joy (Newman) Mullis. He is preceded in death by his father, David A. Mullis, III, grandparents: David A. Mullis, Jr, Elsie I. Mullis, W. J. Newman and Dolly Newman. Mr. Mullis proudly served his country faithfully in the U.S. Navy in the Vietnam War. He enjoyed fishing and was a member of the V.F.W. #101 in Interlachen, Florida. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Larry’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Mullis is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Brenda Mullis of East Palatka, Florida; son, Hank Mullis of East Palatka, Florida; daughter, Patricia Trantham of Asheville, North Carolina; brother, Howard A. “Squeaky) Mullis and wife Patricia of East Palatka, Florida; grandsons: Jordan Trantham and Jared Trantham; great granddaughter, Serenity Trantham; Many other family and friends who will miss him dearly. A private memorial service is planned for a later date. 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.

Esther Rogers

Esther Rogers 85, of Crescent City, Florida passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at Lakewood Nursing Center in Crescent City, Florida. Esther was born on Monday, October 12, 1925 in Mulberry, Florida to the late Ernest and Lena (Gordon) Barry. She is also preceded in death by her daughter Ann Marie Hutchinson, brother, Harold Barry and sisters: Mary Thompson and Barbara Cowart. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Esther’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Rogers is survived by her sons: Harold Rogers of Salt Springs, Florida and Robert M. Rogers and wife Tina of Valdosta, Georgia; daughters: Brenda Varn of Crescent City, Florida and Ruth Kelly and husband Kelly of Homosassa Springs, Florida; sister in law, Jean Barry of Palatka. eleven grandchildren; Many other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly. In lieu of Flowers contributions may be made in Mrs. Roger’s name to Hospice of the Nature Coast, 6721 Crill Avenue, Palatka, Florida 32177. 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.

Edna I. Millsap

Edna I. Millsap 79, of Palatka, Florida passed away on Friday, February 4, 2011 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. Edna was born on Friday, February 20, 1931 in Tavares, Florida to the late Gilbert, Sr. And Lela Mae (Averitt) Hill. Mrs. Millsap is also preceded in death by her husband, Ed Millsap, sisters, Edith Carter and Esther Bowen and Brothers, Jessie Hill, Chamblus Hill and Sonny Hill. She liked puzzle’s, talking on the phone and was a member of the Palatka Church of God. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Edna’s guest book online atWWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Millsap is survived by her loving son, Dale Millsap of Palatka, Florida; Many other releatives and friends who will miss her dearly. A Celebration of Edna’s Life will be at 3 PM, Sunday, February 13, 2011 at the Palatka Church of God. 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.

John D. Herd

John D. Herd 61, of East Palatka, Florida passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at his home. John was born on Friday, February 4, 1949 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to the late John and Sarah B. (Weaver) Herd. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing John’s online guest book atWWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Herd is survived by his loving wife Judy Moody Herd of East Palatka, Florida; son, David Moody of Tallahassee, Florida; daughter, Kimberly Herd Davis and Dr. Michael of St. Augustine, Florida; grandchildren: Jakob Davis, Erin Davis, Sarah Davis and Liam Davis; Many other family members and friends who will miss him dearly. A Private Service will be held at a later date with Rev. Father Bob Mills, officiating. 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.

Jo-Edna Davis

Jo-Edna Davis 85, of Georgetown, Florida passed away on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka, Florida. Jo-Edna was born on Friday, January 8, 1926 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late Clarence and Carrie (Bolles) Lovelace. She was a former executive secretary and resigned to work with her late husband, Jack Davis, in his business. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing J0-Edna’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Davis is survived by her loving daughter, Sandi Leveritt and husband Tom; granddaughter, Traci Leveritt; grandson Chuck Leveritt; great granddaughters: Nikki Leveritt and Carmyn Leveritt; Many other family and friends who will miss her dearly. The family will honor her request for cremation and a private memorial service at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Mrs. Davis’ name to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, Florida 32177. 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.

Fannie Belle Fretwell

Fannie Belle Fretwell 74, of San Mateo, Florida passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. Fannie was born on Wednesday, December 2, 1936 in Alapaha, Georgia to the late James Henry and Mary Edna (Vickers) Taylor. Mrs. Fretwell is also preceded in death by her loving husband Milton “Eddie” Fretwell on January 3, 2011. She loved sewing and playing Bingo. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Fannie’s online guest book at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Fretwell is survived by her son, Mark E. Fretwell and wife Helen of Jacksonville, Florida. Brother Charles Taylor of Kiln, Mississippi; grandchildren James Fretwell and Joseph Fretwell. Many other family and friends who will miss her dearly. Visitation will be 12-1 PM , Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at Watts Funeral Home Chapel in San Mateo. Interment will follow at Palatka Memorial Gardens in Palatka, Florida. Funeral 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.

Virgil N. LaRue

Virgil N. LaRue 87, of Lake Como, Florida passed away on Friday, January 21, 2011 at his home. Virgil was born on Thursday, March 8, 1923 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Leonard and Pearl LaRue. Mr. LaRue proudly served his country faithfully in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion post #316 in Jacksonville, Florida and was an avid bowler. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Virgil’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. LaRue is survived by his sons: Lenne LaRue and wife Virginia from Chunchula, Alabama, Fred Sandberg and wife Janet and John Sandberg and wife Sandra all of Jacksonville, Florida; daughters: Susan Wilkinson and husband David of Jacksonville, Florida and Sally Brandon of Chicago, Illinois; sister, Mary M. Szabo of Ann Arbor, Michigan; grandchildren: Lenne LaRue, III, Lakin LaRue, Lauren LaRue, Jessica Powell, Joe Powell, Lindsey Carver, Jessica Barr, Chris Sandberg, Kelly Lillbridge, Taylor Sandberg, and Jimmy Brandon; Numerous other releatives and friends who will miss him dearly. A Tribute to Life service will be 2 PM, Thursday, January 27, 2011 at Watts Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be at 1 PM until the time of service. Military Honors will be bestowed by the U.S. Army from St. Augustine, Florida. 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.