Suwannee Democrat


January 30, 2014

Suwannee Democrat Obituaries- Jan. 31, 2014

Live Oak —

Louise Helen Redmon Lloyd


Jan. 26, 2014


Louise Helen Redmon Lloyd, age 90 resident of Miami, Fla. passed away Jan. 26, 2014 at North Shore Hospital in Miami, Fla. terminating an illness.

She is the widow of the late James Putnam Lloyd and was a former Member of the Wellborn, Fla. Community.

Upon moving to Miami, Fla., she united with Friendship Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Gaston Smith, Pastor until her health failed.

Survivors include two sisters; Mrs. Claretha Allen of Lake City, Fla. and Mrs. Pricilla Williamson of Wellborn, Fla.Thirty nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Louise Helen Redmon Lloyd were 11 a.m. Thursday Jan. 30, 2014 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Miami, Fla. and local services for Mrs. Louise Helen Redmon Lloyd will be 12 noon Saturday Feb. 1, 2014 at Allen Chapel A. M. E. Church in Wellborn, Fla. with Rev. Dr. Jones officiating.

The family will receive friends Friday Jan. 31, 2014  6 - 7 p.m. at Cooper Chapel 251 N. E. Washington Street, Lake City, Fla.

Arrangements entrusted to Cooper Funeral Home 251 N.E. Washington Street, Lake City, Fla., 32055 Willis O. Cooper, L.F. D.


Ethel Elizabeth Duke


Aug. 4, 1917 - Jan. 13, 2014


Ethel Elizabeth Duke, born Aug. 7, 1917, was set free from the earthly plane on Jan. 13, 2014. Ethel left peacefully in her sleep, in the presence of her grand daughter, Jacqueline McKee and son, Bill Duke. As the end neared, she was surrounded by her friends, Star, Vicki, Bill, Tina, Mark and the loving folks from the Haven Hospice. 

Ethel is survived by her son, Willard M. Duke, grand daughter, Jacqueline McKee, great grand daughters, Ashley Duke and Taylor Ballinger, great grandson Douglas Pierson and great great granddaughters Kinsley Duke, Sydney Pierson and great great grandson Peyton Pierson.

ICS  Cremation and Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


Violet Odessa Sheffield


Nov. 25, 1938 - Jan. 28, 2014


Violet Odessa Sheffield, 75, of Mayo, Fla. passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at the Lake City Medical Center following an extended illness.  Mrs. Sheffield was born Nov. 25, 1938 in Perry, Fla., to Henry and Lena (Hall) Elmore. 

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