Suwannee Democrat

January 23, 2013

Suwannee Democrat Obituaries-Jan. 23, 2013


Suwannee Democrat

Live Oak —  

Iris Inez Nolan Tomlinson
Jan. 19, 2013
 
Iris Inez Nolan Tomlinson, 89, of Edgewater, Fla. died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.  Born in Lake Wales, Mrs. Tomlinson moved to the Edgewater area in 1975 from Alachua county. 
She was a waitress for many years as well as a homemaker.  She loved quilt making and riding in the car admiring the scenery.  
Survivors include her 5 sons, William "Bill" Nolan Tomlinson, Robert "Dodi" Otis Tomlinson, Burton Douglas Tomlinson, Wayne Tyrus Tomlinson and Winston Roy Tomlinson; a brother Gary M. Nolan; 21 grandchildren and many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burton; daughter, Regina and son, Sidney.
Calling hours will be 6 - 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Settle-Wilder's New Smyrna Beach Chapel.  Funeral service at the graveside  will be 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at Live Oak Cemetery, Live Oak, Fla. 
Condolences may be made online at www.settlewilderfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are being handled by Settle-Wilder Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 406 S. Orange Street, New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32168.
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Douglas King
Oct. 1, 1925
Jan. 19, 2013
 
Douglas King, 87, passed away on Jan. 19, 2013 at the Veteran’s Medical Center in Lake City. Doug was born near McAndrews, KY on Oct. 1, 1925. He served in the Navy from 1942-46 and from 1951-52. His long career included a stint as a radar technician for RCA aboard the USS Twin Falls during the early days of the U. S. Space Program. He also worked with his son Larry in Orlando under the name of King Heating and Air Conditioning. He was a laser technician and worked as service manager for Control Laser before his retirement. A Baptist, Doug taught Sunday school at Mount Gilead Baptist Church. At the time of his death he was a member of Rosemary Baptist Church. Doug King is preceded in death by his wife of 32 years, Lorraine Hensley King and survived by his wife of 33 years, Susan Hancock King. He is survived by three children: Larry Douglas King (and his wife Jean), Debra Lynn Ramsey (and her husband David), and Robert Edward King. He leaves six grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord” Revelation 14:3 Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at Rosemary Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Ur officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., of Live Oak and Branford, Fla. in charge of arrangements.
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James “Jim” Henry Senterfitt
Jan. 19, 2013
 
James “Jim” Henry Senterfitt, Jr., 90, attended by his loving
 wife of 34 years, Voncile, departed Haven Hospice in Lake City and entered his everlasting heavenly home on Jan. 19, 2013.
Jim is predeceased by his parents, James Henry and Cora Senterfitt , his brothers Clarence, Bulon, and Truett Senterfitt, and his sister Tula Collier, his stepson, Johnny Smith, and his first wife, Margaret Hagan Senterfitt.
Jim is lovingly remembered by his six girls, Carol (Larry) Roberts, Williston, Fla., Marilyn Roberts, Live Oak, Fla., Gwen (Cecil) Stalnaker, Ft. White, Fla., Angie Jackson, O’Brien, Fla., Marsha (Barry) Robbins, Statesville, NC, and Valerie Smith, O’Brien, Fla.  Jim is also lovingly remembered by 11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
Jim was born in Holt, Fla. and he graduated from Waldon High School, Defuniak Springs, Fla.  He was a WWII veteran serving with the 46th Seabee Battalion in the South Pacific.  Upon discharge from the service, he entered the University of Florida, Gainesville, where he received a Bachelor and Master of Agriculture.  He served 30 years with the USDA Soil Conservation Service during which time he received numerous awards among which were Distinguished Service Award, Award of Merit-Resource Conservation, and Florida Association of Conservation District Award.  In 2008 Jim was inducted into the NACD Southeast Region Conservation Hall of Fame.  Jim was an active member and prayer warrior at First Baptist Church, Live Oak.  Jim was very active in the local Kiwanis Club and received the Roy Hunter Award in 1975-76 and 1981-82.  He also served as Lt. Governor of Kiwanis Club of Live Oak, Florida District Division 4.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Phillip Herrington officiating. Interment followed at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, family has requested memorials be sent to Baptist College of Florida, 5400 College Dr., Graceville, Fla.  32440 or on-line https://mybcf.baptistcollege.edu
Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. , Live Oak & Branford, Fla. will be in charge of all arrangements.
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Keisling Lane
Jan. 18, 2013
 
Keisling Lane, 93, of Clearwater, Fla., passed on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. He was born in Jacksonville, Fla., and moved to Clearwater in 1987 from Branford, Fla. Keisling was a registered Florida Pioneer. He was a descendent of the Petersons Family. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille and his brother, James.Keisling is survived by his daughters, Julia Lane, Clearwater, Fla.; Ceann Hayes, Largo, Fla.; granddaughter, Katie Hayes, Largo, Fla.; brother, Leaman Lane, Fla. and many friends.
A Visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at 5-7 p.m. at Moss Feaster Funeral Home, 1320 Main Street, Dunedin, Fla. A Graveside Service will be on Friday, Jan. 25 at 11 a.m. at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park in Clearwater, Fla.  www.mossfeasterdunedin.com
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Doyle Herbert Hayes
Jan.  17 , 2013
 
Doyle Herbert Hayes, 74, Branford, Fla.
Died – Jan.  17 , 2013
Daniels Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc. Branford, Fla.
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Iris Inez Nolan Tomlinson
Jan. 19, 2013
 
Iris Inez Nolan Tomlinson, age 89, of Edgewater, Fla., formerly of Lake Wales & Live Oak, passed Jan. 19, 2013.
Graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at Live Oak Cemetery, Live Oak, Fla.
Settle-Wilder Funeral Home and Cremation Service in charge of services.
settlewilder@cfl.rr.com