Phyllis V. Mahan

Phyllis V. Mahan 75, of Welaka, Florida passed away on Friday, March 4, 2011 Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka, Florida. Phyllis was born on Wednesday, July 17, 1935 in Grantsville, West Virginia to the late Alva Ray and Ruby (Snyder) Goodnight. She was a member of the Women of the Moose #1835 in Crescent City, Florida. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Phyllis’ guest boon online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Mahan leaves to cherish her memories her loving husband James “Jim” J. Mahan of Welaka, Florida; daughters: Tammie Safford of Fleming Island, Florida and Melinda Adams and husband Scott of Brimfield, Ohio; two brothers; three sisters; grandsons: Nicholas, Kyle, Ethan, Joshua and Derek; Many other family members and friends who will miss her dearly. No service is planned at this time. 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 32177, phone: 386-328-1414.

Katrina Marie Belcher

Katrina Marie Belcher 44, of Welaka, Florida passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at her home. Katrina was born on Tuesday, April 19, 1966 in St. Louis, Missouri to Robert Welfenberg and Annette Stallings. She was preceded in death by her father, and Husband Eric Belcher. She was a Certified Nursing Assistant. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Katrina’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs Belcher leaves to cherish her memory her loving son, J.D. Arbuckle of Palatka, Florida; loving daughters: Renea Arbuckle of Ft. White, Florida and Hope Sykes of Ocala, Florida; mother, Annette Sykes of Welaka, Florida; brothers: Donald Squires of Fruitland, Florida, Michael Welfenberg of Dunnellon, Florida, David Dotson of Palatka, Florida, Darryl Dotson of Interlachen, Florida and Dwayne Dotson of Georgia; sisters: Angela Welfenberg of Ocala, Florida, Teresa Neves of Crescent City, Florida and Melanie Kintzler of Oak Field, Wisconsin; grandchildren: Madison Whitmore, Rylan Whitmore, and Isla Norris; Visitation will be 2-3 PM, Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at Watts Funeral Home Chapel, Funeral service will be immediately following at 3 PM. 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.

Virginia Stewart

Emma V. Stewart 72, of Palatka, Florida passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at Putnam Community Medical Center. Emma was born on Friday, March 25, 1938 in Palatka, Florida to the late Hardy and Valley (Sweat) Maynard. She is also preceded in death by her husband Otis B. Stewart. She enjoyed camping in the Smokies. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Emma’s guest book online at
WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Stewart is survived by her loving son, Edward Andreas of Carroway, Florida; loving daughter, Cathy McCullough and husband Herb of Palatka, Florida. Brothers: James Maynard of East Palatka, Florida and Roger Maynard of Jacksonville, Florida; grandchildren: Virginia McCullough, Diane Andreas, Herschel Andreas, Tyler Thornton, Blakelyn Hoyt and husband Ken, and Kim Player; great grandchildren: Brice Player and Rileigh Player; Visitation will be 5-7 PM Friday, March 4, 2011 at Watts Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will be 2 PM, Saturday, March 5, 2011 with pastor Wesley Taylor, officiating. Interment will follow at Etoniah Cemetery in Palatka, Florida. Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187, phone: 386-328-1414

Robert E. Owens

Robert E. Owens 69, of Welaka, Florida passed away on Thursday, February 24, 2011 surrounded by his family at his home. Robert was born on Saturday, September 20, 1941 in Wise County, Virginia to the late Jackson D. And Josephine (Johnson) Owens. Mr. Owens proudly served his country faithfully in the U.S. Army. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Robert’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Robert is survived by his loving wife Paula Owens of Welaka, Florida; son, Robert Owens of Norfolk, Virginia; daughter, Patty Butler and husband Dean of Welaka, Florida; grandson Li’ Dean Butler; great grandchildren: Jade Butler and Rebel Butler; Many other releatives and friends who will miss him dearly. No service is planned at this time. 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.

Edith Louise Plew

EdiEdith Louise Plew 69, formerly of Wappingers Falls, New York, passed away on February 28, 2011 at Lakewood Nursing Center in Crescent City, Florida, following an extended illness. . Edith was born on August 1, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York to the late Percy and Edith Crispell. She is also preceded in death by her son, David Hoberg, brothers: Paul Crispell, Larry Crispell and Mark Crispell. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, motorcycle and snowmobile riding. She had a number of different jobs from being a waitress, school bus driver (on and off for a number of years) for Ulster and Dutchess County in New York and Putnam County. Edith was also an armed guard and a security guard , she was with the New Hackensack Fire Department for a couple of years. She is survived by her loving sons: Alfred Hoberg, Jr. Of Pomona Park, Florida, James Hoberg and John Hoberg both of Welaka, Florida; six grandchildren: Sandra, Sabrina and Skylor, John Dale, Dillon and Corey; many other releatives and friends who will miss her dearly. No service is planned at this time. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Edith’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. 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.

Trinnie Charles O’Quin

Trinnie Charles O’Quin 80, of Hollister, Florida passed away on Friday, February 11, 2011 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. Trinnie was born on Friday, February 21, 1930 in Prater, Virginia to the late Mack and Annie (Sutherland) Charles. She married the love of her life for 62 years, the late William Walter O’Quin on December 24, 1948. Trinnie was sad and lonely after her husband passed away just nine months before, but she is now in heaven with him. She is also preceded in death by brothers, Kenda Charles and Richard Charles and sister, Artie Ratliff, and many half brothers and half sisters. Trinnie and Walter left Haysi, Virginia, in the early 1950’s and moved to Hollister, Florida, where they spent their remaining years. She loved having visitors in her home and spending time with family. She enjoyed being outside working with her plants and vegetable garden each year, she also liked to sew and make crafts. Mrs. O’Quin was of the Old Regular Baptist faith and she always told people to pray for her as they left after a visit. She was a very kind and loving person. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Trinnie’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Family members left to honor Trinnie’s memories include a son, James O’Quin of Hollister, Florida; granddaughters: Mandy, Daniels and Kim O’Quin; great grandsons: Josh Daniels and Kameron Daniels; brothers: Nelson Charles and wife Nan, and Jerry Charles all of Clinchco, Virginia; half brother, Fred Charles of Orient, Ohio; brother in law, Don Ratliff of Clinchco, Virginia; sisters in law: Jane Charles of Phyllis, Kentucky and Loreen Charles of Clinchco, Virginia; step brother, George Sutherland and wife, Eva of Steinfield, Ohio; many other nephews and nieces; dear friend and ex-daughter in law, Cheryl O’Quin and her daughter, Brande Gutierrez; good friend, Tina Jackson; Many other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly; Visitation will be 2-4 PM Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at the Watts Funeral Home Chapel. Service will be at 4 PM with elder Ted O’Quin of the Masonic Pineland, officiating. Interment will be next to her loving husband William in Pinelawn Cemetery in Hollister, Florida. Final Tribute 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 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.