Gladys Weeks McCullough, 78
Mrs. Gladys Weeks McCullough of Chiefland died Friday, April 30, 2004 at Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center, Trenton. She was 78 years old.
Mrs. McCullough was born in Levy County and had lived here all her life. She was a homemaker.
She enjoyed music, reading and embroidering. She was affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ in Chiefland.
Survivors include her daughters, Karen (Kenneth) Braswell of Chiefland and Kathleen Lamar of Cross City; sons, Danny Carter of Cross City; brothers, Sidney Gainey of Cross City and Marvin Gainey of Michigan; 8 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Monday, May 3, 2004, at 11 a.m., at Antioch Cemetery, Chiefland.
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Chiefland, was in charge of arrangements.
Carmen Ortiz, 82
Mrs. Carmen Ortiz of Williston died Friday, April 30, 2004, at Shands at UF in Gainesville. She was 82 years old.
Mrs. Ortiz was born in Puerto Rico and had lived in Ocala before moving to Williston 13 years ago. She was a member of the Inglesia Pentecostal Redimidos por Cristo in Bronson.
Survivors include her son, Celestino Ortiz of Williston; daughter, Margarita del C. Ortiz, Puerto Rico; sister, Herminia Villarrubia of Puerto Rico; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Knauff Funeral Home of Williston was in charge of arrangements.
Melisha Ann Whitby, 22
Ms. Melisha Ann Whitby died at her residence in Old Town, on Tuesday, April 27, 2004. She was 22 years old.
Ms. Whitby formerly attended Rock Sink Baptist Church.
Survivors include her parents, Charles S. Whitby, Sr. and Barbara Grantham; brother, Charles Sidney Whitby, Jr. and Phillip Eudell Grantham, both of Old Town; sister, Elizabeth Marie Grantham of Old Town; paternal grandfather, Buster Whitby of Old Town; maternal grandparents, Cremora Marie "Tish" Daley of Sayre, PA and Phillip Dean Prinzi of Spring Hill.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 1, 2004, at 2 p.m., at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at the Cross City Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City.
Mr. Albert Anton Wilson, 85
Mr. Albert Anton Wilson of Chiefland died May 3, 2004, at North Florida Rehab in Gainesville. He was 85.
Born in New York City, he came to this area from Hialeah and lived here 32 years. He was a retired auto mechanic and a member of the Civitan Club.
He is survived by his wife, Edith Anton of Chiefland; one daughter, Genevieve Coggins of Miami; three sons, John Andrew Anton of Miami, Wilson A. Anton Jr. of Plano, Texas, and Peter Anthony Anton of Chiefland; one sister, Gloria Holmes of Merrick, N.Y.; one brother, Joseph Anton of Merrick; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
His funeral will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at the Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services Chapel with Father Mike Pendergraft and Bob Bishop officiating.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of North Central Florida in Gainesville.
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services of Chiefland is in charge of arrangements.