Evelyn Margaret Chewning, 87
Mrs. Evelyn Margaret Chewning died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004 at North Florida Regional Hospital in Gainesville. She was 87 years of age.
Mrs. Chewning moved to Dixie County at the age of 21. For 30 years she worked with the Dixie County School System as a bus driver. She was a seamstress for many years, and did floral arrangements for various floral shops. She was a member of Central Baptist Church.
She is survived by her son, Chuck Chewning of Cross City; daughters, Bobby Bowlen of Trenton and Minnie Ann Robson of Cross City; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hollis Chewning.
Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 27, at 3 p.m., at the Central Baptist Church in Cross City. Following the service, a private family burial service was held in the Cross City Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Home in Cross City.
Tommie Ruth George, 64
Ms. Tommie Ruth George died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004 at Shands at AGH, Gainesville. She was 64 years old.
Mrs. George was a native of Marion County and a member of Morriston Baptist Church.
Mrs. George's ready smile and pleasant personality brought a ray of sunshine to all who knew her. She was loved and will be long remembered by a host of family and friends, most especially by the staff of Oakview Nursing Home, where she resided for the past six years.
Survivors include her mother, Willie Mae George, Morriston; sister, Doris Ann George of Morriston, and a beloved uncle and aunt, Harry and Odessa George of Gainesville.
Knauff Funeral Home, 512 E. Noble Ave., Williston, was in charge of arrangements.
Eva H. Grimsley, 92
Mrs. Eva H. Grimsley of Duluth, GA, (formerly of Chiefland) died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004. She was 92 years old.
Mrs. Grimsley moved to Duluth, GA from Chiefland in 1995.
Survivors include a daughter, Magdalene Deutsch of Duluth; sister, Fronie Killabrew of Chiefland; grandson and wife, Gary and Angie Page of Suwannee; granddaughter and husband, Tracey and Brett Franklin of Cumming, GA, and six great-grandchildren.
Donations may be made to Norcross First Baptist Church Building Fund, 706 N. Peachtree St., Norcross, GA 30071.
Graveside services were held March 6, at Chiefland Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.
Funeral arrangements were under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Chiefland.
Bert Quincey, 54
Mr. Bert Quincey of Chiefland died Monday, March 1, 2004, at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville. He was 54 years of age.
Mr. Quincey was born in Williston and lived his whole life in this area. He was a lineman and assistant supervisor of construction at Central Florida Electric Co-op. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam, was a lifetime member of the VFW, was a member of the Sand Fly Hunting Club and enjoyed fishing. He attended Ebenezer Baptist church.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra Quincey of Chiefland; his mother, Peggy Quincey of Trenton; daughters, Jeanette Quincey and Jenifer Butler, both of Quincey; sons Sam Quincy Jr. and Neil Braswell, both of Chiefland; sisters Zo Ann Johnson of Ocala, Kay Ward and Cindy Ward, both of Alto, Ga., and Pam Morrison of Trenton; brothers, Danny Quincey of Midland City, Ala., Clifford Quincey of Enterprise, Ala., and Jerry Quincey of Trenton; and a granddaughter, Abigail Butler of Chiefland.
His funeral will be today at 11 a.m. at Ebenezer Baptist church with Bro. Billy Philman officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer cemetery.
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services of Chiefland is in charge of arrangements.