Suwannee Democrat


May 22, 2014

Suwannee Democrat Obituaries- May 23, 2014

Live Oak —

Denward  Morgan

May 9, 1926 - May 20, 2014

Denward Morgan, age 88, of Live Oak, Fla. passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Surrey Place Care Center following a lengthy illness.  He was born in Jasper, Fla., living most of his life in Live Oak.  
He was a World War II Veteran having served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant. He retired from the V.A. after thirty-three years. He was a Deacon Emeritus and a charter member of East Side Baptist Church, Lake City, Fla. He served as treasurer of the Beulah Baptist Association for twenty-five years.  He was the best husband, dad and granddad in the world.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-five years, Marguerite Morgan, Live Oak; one son, Jim (Wanda) Morgan, Live Oak; two daughters, Dianne (David) Parrish, Lakeland, Fla.; Elizabeth (Mike) Oxendine, Live Oak; five sisters, Iris Stansel, Green Cove Springs, Fla.; Ella Mae Vann, McAlpin, Fla.; Maxine Wiggins, Jacksonville, Fla.; Faye DeCouer, White Springs, Fla.; Jewell Gary, Live Oak; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Visitation was held Thursday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held, 11 a.m., Friday, May 23, 2014 in the Mt. Beulah Baptist Church with Rev. Hugh Dampier officiating.  Internment will follow in the church cemetery.
Please sign the guestbook at
Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc., Live Oak, Fla. 386-364-5115 is in charge of all arrangements.



Ethel Vann

May 21, 2014

Ethel Vann 87, Live Oak, Fla. passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. The life long resident of Suwannee County was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. 

She is survived by her two daughters: Jean (Ed) Brown, Live Oak, Fla., Pat Strawder, Live Oak, Fla.; one son: Dennis (Pam) Vann, Jacksonville, Fla.; six grandchildren: Cindy (Kenny) Crosby, Bill (Lori) Stubbs, Todd Stubbs, Michelle (Matt) Woods, Mitchell (Kim) Vann, Matthew (Emily) Vann; nine great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. 

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 24 at Daniels Memorial Chapel with Rev. Bob Richardson officiating. Interment will follow in O’Brien Cemetery.

Please sign the guest book at

Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Live Oak & Branford, Fla. in charge of arrangements.

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