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Richard Slocum

Nov 19, 1949 - Nov 15, 2023

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Lake City, FL

Mr. Richard Lee Slocum, age 73, of Lake City, Florida passed away at his residence following a long illness. Mr. Slocum was born in Oak Harbor, Washington and spent 34 years in the U. S. Army before moving to Tallahassee, Florida and then to Lake City, Florida 24 years ago. He worked as a registered nurse with the V. A. Medical Center and Shands Lake City Hospital and became an instructor with Florida Gateway College Nursing Program in Lake City, Florida. Mr. Slocum graduated from Florida State ...Read More

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Dwight Emory Boozer

May 15, 1966 - Feb 28, 2024

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Lake City, FL

Dwight Emory Boozer, 57, Assistant Fire Chief of Lake City Fire Department, passed away on Wednesday evening, February 28, 2024 at the Haven Hospice – Suwannee Valley Care Center in Lake City, after a brief illness. He was a life-long resident of Lake City, born on May 15, 1966 to Patricia Ann Wattles Boozer and the late Emory Lamar Boozer. He loved working with the Fire Department and served for over 33 years with the Lake City Fire Department. He also enjoyed spending time with his children and his grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his father, Lamar Boozer and his brother-in-law, Norman Thearl. He is survived by his children, William Jakob Boozer (Marilee), Joshua Luke Boozer and Julie Renee Boozer all of Lake City; mother, Pat Boozer of Lake City; his two siblings, David Boozer (Lonnie) and Wanda Thearl both of Lake City. His two grandchildren, Amelia Jane Boozer and Leilah Joy Boozer both of Lake City; along with extended family, friends and his Fire Department family also survive. A funeral service for Assistant Chief Boozer will be conducted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. in the Christian Fellowship Church, 5037 SW County Road 240, Lake City, FL, 32024, with Pastor Lonnie Johns of Christ Central officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation on Tuesday evening, March 5, 2024 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the Lake City Fire Department.

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Doris Marie Wilgus

Jun 19, 1937 - Feb 23, 2024

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Lake City, FL

Doris Marie Wilgus, 86, of Lake City, Florida and former longtime resident of Catskill, NY passed away on February 23, 2024.Loving mother of Gary (Glenda Beacraft) Wilgus of Catskill, Ernest (BobbyJo) Wilgus of East Durham, Dorothy Gallo of Lake City, FL (formerly Saugerties), and Maria (Martin) Funk of Lake City, FL; grandmother of six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.Doris is predeceased by longtime loving companion Henry Foxwell, parents Helena and William VanHecke, sisters Helen Lombardo and Janice Possillipo, brother William VanHecke Jr and two grandsons Gary Wilgus Jr and Justin Gallo.Calling hours will be held on Monday, March 4th from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 5th at 11:00 am at the Town of Catskill Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be made to MillspaughCamerato.com.

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Kelly Coker

Sep 03, 1943 - Feb 29, 2024

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Lake City, FL

Mr. Kelly Coker, 80, of the Barrineau Community, Lake City, husband of the late Elloree Welch Coker, passed away Thursday, February 29, 2024, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced at a later time. To to the family or in memory of Kelly Coker, please

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Linda Clara Kent

May 02, 1945 - Feb 11, 2024

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Lake City, FL

Linda Clara Kent, a dedicated and compassionate nurse, sadly passed away on February 11, 2024, at Lake City Medical Center at the age of 78. She was born on May 2, 1945, in Providence, FL, to her loving parents F.M. and Gladys Bielling Bivins. Linda's journey in the field of nursing began after she graduated with a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Florida in 1966. She launched her career at the VA hospital in Lake City. Linda's exceptional skills and unwavering dedication became evident as she worked tirelessly as an ER and ICU nurse. She finished her career at Lake Shore Hospital in Lake City. Her commitment to providing top-notch care was unmatched, and she consistently went above and beyond the call of duty. Linda held a deep love for music and it gave her comfort during both joyous and challenging times. Above all else, though, Linda treasured her family. They were her world, and she found immeasurable joy in their presence. Linda is proceeded in death by her parents, F.M. Bivins and Gladys Bielling Bivins and her sister Laura Hilton.Linda's passing leaves a void that will be deeply felt by all who knew and loved her. She is survived by her daughters Lisa (B.J.) Wilson and Patricia Woodard; grandchildren: Greg Mann, Ashley Mann, John Woodard III, Karrigan Woodard, Gavin Wilson, Avery Wilson, and Amber Nelson; great-grandchildren: Alec VanDike, Elyza Eason, Chloe Woodard, Kayden Jones, Kayson Elixson, and Ethan Woodard; and great-great-grandchild: Forest VanDike. Linda also leaves behind her beloved sisters, Ann Tanner and Marilyn Bivins; her nieces and nephew, Lori Rowland, John Michael Hilton, and Amber Knagge; great-niece and nephews LaShae Brown, John Knagge, Douglas Knagge, Thorne Hilton, Holton Hilton, Greyson Brown, and Aubrey Brown who all held a special place in Linda's heart.A Celebration of Linda's life will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, February 24th at Archer-Milton Funeral Home. Immediately following the service her ashes will be interred at Phillipi Baptist Church Cemetery in Lake City, FL. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archer-Milton Funeral Home. 386-496-2008 www.archerfuneralhome.com

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John William Cox, Jr.

Sep 06, 1951 - Feb 27, 2024

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Lake City, FL

Mr. John William Cox, Jr. 72, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at the VA Medical Center in Lake City, Fl following an extended illness. He is the son of the late John William and Yvetta Green Cox, Sr. He has lived all over Florida before settling and making Wildwood, FL his home for the past two years, he served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam conflict. He was a member of Sandy Acres Baptist Church, the VVA, VFW Chapter 4337, American Legion Post 18, a three-year member of the NRA, enjoyed going to the movies, jet skiing, water skiing, riding motorcycles, spending time with his family and his service dog Scrappy and teaching his children to drive a stander vehicle. But his favorite time was going to church. He is survived by his wife of twelve years Janine Cox, Wildwood, FL; four sons Brandon William Cox (Laura) Port St. Lucie, FL, Matthew Cox, Ocala, FL, Dillon Cox (Debbie), Yuma, Arizona, and a son serving United States Navy John William Cox, III, California. Two sisters Pamela and Diane, and seven grandchildren. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025. Please leave words of comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com. To to the family or in memory of John William Cox, Jr., please

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Dr. David Jay Overholt

Jan 07, 1978 - Feb 19, 2024

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Lake City, FL

Dr. David Jay Overholt, 46, of Lake City, Florida, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2024. A Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Overholt will be held on Sunday afternoon, March 3, 2024, at 3:00 P.M. in the Gateway-Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel with Dr. Patrick Woloszyn officiating. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation beginning at 2:00 P.M. prior to the service at the funeral home.

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Carl William Bullard, Sr

May 13, 1944 - Feb 23, 2024

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Lake City, FL

Carl William Bullard, Sr, of Olustee and Lake City, passed away peacefully, at home on February 23, 2024, at age 79. He leaves behind a loving and devoted wife and family who will miss his steady guidance and love in their lives. Carl came from humble beginnings but went on to build Lake City Glass over 50 years ago. He proved to be an astute businessman throughout the rest of his life. He leaves a legacy of the lessons he learned from hard work and determination. He enjoyed boating, hunting and fishing. He spent many hours, engaged in his passion, offshore fishing on the Gulf at Suwannee, and travelling to several countries. He spent his final years doing what he loved, camping, boating and cooking. He enjoyed being on the water and spending time with family and friends. He lived a good life. Born May 13, 1944, he is preceded in death by his parents, Cozzie and Mildred Milton Bullard, a brother, Richard Bullard, one son, Dwayne “Worm” Bullard and one stepdaughter, Sara Prevatt. Carl is survived by his wife, Amy Bullard; one son , Carl William Jr (Jolene); one sister, Barbara(Henry) Roberson; his grandchildren, Anelise Bullard, Dylan (Meghan) Bullard), Hunter (Deana) Bullard and Michael Boyle (Lauren) and family; and his great-grandchildren, Rusty, Myles and Berkleigh Bullard. A graveside memorial service will be conducted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 2:00 PM at Olustee Cemetery with Pastor Gary Crummey and Honorable Joey Dobson, officiating. To to the family or in memory of Carl William Bullard, Sr., please

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Amanda S. Fletcher

Jul 21, 1989 - Feb 19, 2024

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Lake City, FL

"Amanda S. Fletcher, 34, of Lake City, Florida passed away on Monday February 19, 2024, due to an automobile accident in Columbia County, Florida. She was born on July 21, 1989, and grew up in Valdosta, Georgia where she graduated from Lowndes High School in 2007. She participated in many beauty pageants in her high school years and was crowned Miss Teen Valdosta in 2004 and went on to compete in the Miss Georgia pageant. She graduated from Georgia Military College in 2011 with an associate degree. Amanda worked in Hotel Management at Holiday Inn in Valdosta and Atlanta, Georgia for several years. She later moved to Lake Tahoe, California where she worked for Resort Services before relocating to Lake City, Florida in 2019. She was currently pursuing her degree in Holistic Medicine and was on the Dean’s list. Amanda was musically talented and loved to sing, play the ukulele and also guitar. She loved to cook, go to Florida Springs, travel, and loved her friends and family gatherings. She adored her son, James Hendrix Mays, age 2, whom she left behind. She always kept her firstborn beloved son, Brycen Wetherington in her heart. She loved her fur babies, Onyx and Chunky. She is preceded in death by her grandparents Frank Fletcher Sr. and Miriam Fletcher, Henry, and Claire Hall. Amanda is survived by her mother, Susan Hall Flanders (Kelvin Sands) of Madison, Florida; father, Frank Fletcher, Jr. (Darla) of Valdosta, Georgia; brother, Lane Fletcher (Taylor Martin) of Valdosta, Georgia; sisters: Ashleigh Mixon (Mareli Rivera) of Jacksonville, Florida and Jessica Taylor (Preston) of Hahira, Georgia; several nieces, nephews, loving cousins, aunts, uncles, extended family, and friends. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm, Saturday, February 24, 2024, in the Valdosta chapel of Music Funeral Services. The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Saturday, February 24, 2024 at the funeral home. Kind words and expressions of sympathy can be left for the family at www.musicfuneralservices.com. The Fletcher family is being served by the professional and caring staff of Music Funeral Services of Valdosta."

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Vonda June McDowell

Oct 14, 1946 - Feb 18, 2024

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Lake City, FL

Mrs. Vonda June McDowell, age 77, of Lake City, Florida went to be with the Lord on Sunday Feb. 18, 2024. Mrs. McDowell had resided in Lake City all of her life. She was employed as a school teacher with the Columbia County School System for over 35 years. She enjoyed reading, going to the beach, her family and teaching the children in school. She was preceded in death by her mother, Vonda Louise Dicks, her father, Ira Meadows Anderson and her step-father, Edward Elvin Dicks. She is survived by her daughters, Heather Larea McDowell and Hillary Kay McDowell; three sisters, Gloria Juan Folsom, Dottie Thornton and Connie Lea Cook. A funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. McDowell will held at 2 P.M. Monday, Feb. 26, in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Rev. Ralph Rodriquez officiating. Interment will be Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery, Lake City, Florida. Visitation with the family will be held from 1 to 2 P.M. (One hour before services) at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Florida To to the family or in memory of Vonda June McDowell, please

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Kathryn R. Hutson

Oct 26, 1955 - Feb 19, 2024

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Lake City, FL

Kathryn R. Hutson, known to family and friends as Kathy, passed away peacefully Monday, February 19, 2024 after her battle with cancer. Kathy was born in Fort Pierce, Florida on October 26th, 1955. Named Kathryn Leona Revels by her parents Curtis and Annie Revels, each who have preceded her in death. Kathy's parents raised a family of eight children. Kathy's siblings included Lester Revels, Will Revels (deceased), Patricia Story, Gail Pylant, Dale Revels, Denny Revels, and Richard Revels. Graduated Ft Pierce Central High School in Ft. Pierce, Florida. In 1974, married Harold Hutson. Together they raised two children, Harold A. Hutson Ill, who preceded her in death, and Angela Hutson Joyner. Kathy has two granddaughters, Lolita Hutson and Layla Joyner. Daughter of a commercial fisherman, Kathy had skills and talent in fishing and fish net mending. Wife of 51 years, she enjoyed taking care of her family, home and farm animals. Member of the Fellowship Baptist Church. Her hobbies included gardening, fishing, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren. A graveside funeral service will be held at 1 P.M. Thursday, Feb. 22, in Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery, Suwannee County, Florida with Rev. Carl Thomas, Pastor of the Lake City Church of God, officiating. GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Florida is in charge of arrangements To to the family or in memory of Kathryn Hutson, please

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