Suwannee Democrat


February 27, 2014

Suwannee Democrat Obituaries- Feb. 26, 2014

Live Oak —

General Grant Ivey


Feb. 20, 2014


General Grant Ivey, a former resident of Live Oak, Fla., passed away Feb. 20, 2014 in Pinellas Park, Fla. 

Mr. General Grant Ivey is survived by his wife, Mrs. Georgia Mae Ivey; eight children, and two brothers: Mr. Benjamin Ivey and wife, Mr. Alphonso Ivey and wife; one sister, Ms. Bertha Mae Ivey; nieces, nephews, cousins and many other close relatives and friends. 

Visitation for family and friends will be Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the D.M. Udell Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services for Mr. General Grant Ivey will be Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. in the African Baptist Church, burial in Eastside Cemetery.

D.M. Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. Call D.M. Udell and Sons at 386-362-4189 or cell at 386-209-0223 for the best in professional caring services. 


Minnie Silas


Dec. 12, 2013


Minnie Silas, 82 Live Oak passed away Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center in Lake City, Fla. following a long illness. The Suwannee County native was born in Dowling Park and has remained in Suwannee County till her passing. Minnie was well known as being an avid supporter of the Suwannee High Bulldogs and Quarterback Club and was of the Baptist faith. 

Minnie was survived by Daughter, Mary Lillian Silas, Live Oak, Fla., Son Lamar & Diane Silas, Williston, Fla., Sister, Mary E. Howes, Live Oak, Fla., Brother, Billy Evans, Perry, Fla., four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, March 3 at Daniels Memorial Chapel with Rev. James Howes officiating. 

Please sign the guest book at

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


Patsy Williams Luka


June 27, 1938 - Feb. 17, 2014


Patsy Williams Luka, 75, of Branford, Fla. passed away on Feb. 17, 2014. She was born June 27, 1938 to Cletis Glen Williams and Vera McQuality-Williams in Decatur, Illinois. Patsy graduated from Darien High School in Wisconsin. She Married William Luka on April 7, 1956 and moved to Fla. in 1969. She devoted her life to her children and family, was a loving, caring Mother and Wife. Always showed her family unconditional love. She loved the outdoors, was an avid fisherman and a prize winning quilter.

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