Obituaries of Gadsden County Residents, their Descendants,
and some of their Ancestors from the years 2000 and since.

The notes in parentheses after the obituary provided by Angela Cassidy are either from the book "Seven Eastern
Gadsden County Cemeteries with Genealogical Information" by Barbara Boynton, 1999, from interviews with many
of these people's descendents, or my own research.

Last updated January 1, 2011

Rabitaille, Joseph Frank, Sr.

Age: 86
Died: December 26, 2007
Burial: Woodville Cemetry
Survivors: wife, Gwen of Tallahassee; two children, Sheila Smith (and husband Brett) of New Smyrna Beach and Joe Rabitaille of Shell Point and Tallahassee; two grandchildren, Mackenzie Smith of Tallahassee and Taylor Smith of Boca Raton; sisters-in-law, Ruby Nell Anderson, Gladys Strickland, Pearl Vause and Viola Rabitaille, adopted kids, Frank and Frances Dennard
[Source: Tallahassee Democrat dated december 28, 2007]

Radford, Idella

Idella Radford, 85, of Quincy, died Dec. 1, 2009 at home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 12 at Friendship PB Church in Quincy with burial to follow in the church cemetery. She is survived by her daughter, Gloria Radford of Oakland, Calif.; son, Freddie Radford of Oakland; sisters, Annie B. Brown, Vinnie Jones and Mary Kelly, all of Quincy, and Sara Williams of Connecticut; brothers, Albert J. Smith and Arock Smith, both of Quincy, and Will Smith of Connecticut; and six grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, December 16, 2009]

Reddick, Bonnie Marie Parramore

Bonnie Marie Parramore Reddick, 46, of Estiffanulga, died June 5, 2006 in Estiffanulga. She was employed by the State of Florida, Department of Revenue. Funeral services were June 7 at Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church, with burial at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Bobby Reddick; parents, Houston (Hooty) and Bonnie Parramore of Mt. Pleasant; her son, Jim Houston Reddick of Estiffanulga; stepdaughters, Bobby Jo Henley and Billie Jo Johnson, both of Bristol; her grandchildren, Tyler and Taylor Henley, Audrie Johnson and Aggie Parker; a brother, Andy Parramore of Compass Lake and her sister, Trish Howell (Danny) of Mt. Pleasant.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, June 8, 2006]

Reed, Eugene Reed, Sr.

Eugene Reed Sr., 67, of Chattahoochee, died March 1, 2010 in Tallahassee. Services were held March 6 at Deliverance Temple First Born Church of Hardaway with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. He is survived by his children, Annie Reed Jackson, Leonard White, Maggie Reed, Tony Reed, Lorenzo Reed, Rickey Reed and Michael Reed, all of Chattahoochee, Linda Donald-son, Eugene Reed Jr. and Sheila Hamilton, all of Tallahassee, and Willie Travis of Quincy; 36 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, March 25, 2010]

Reed, Horace

Elder Horace Reed, 65, of Quincy, died March 14, in Jacksonville. A native of Gadsden County, he was a member of All Denomination Church of Christ. Service was March 20, at Mt. Zion PB Church with interment at Sunnyvale Cemetery. He is survived by sons: Clifford Brinson Sr., Larry Reed, Stanley Reed, all of Quincy, James Reed of Augusta, GA, Ricky Reed of Eufala, AL, Marvin Reed , Robert Reed both of Tallahassee; brother: Jack Carlisle of Lynette, AL; sisters: Rachel Morgan of Lynette, AL, Dolly Holmes, Betty Jeffcoat of Quincy, Anette Carol of Bristol; 18 grandchildren
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, March 22, 2001]

Reed, Priscilla

Priscilla Reed, 37, of Gretna, died Dec. 12, 2009 in Tallahassee. Services were held Dec. 19 at Peace MB Church with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. Survivors include her mother, Evelyn Reed, and son, Amir Reed, both of Gretna.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, January 6, 2010]

Reed, Rebecca Mills

Rebecca Mills Reed, 83, of Havana, died June 23rd at Capital Healthcare Center in Tallahassee. Funeral services were held June 27th at Palace AME Church, with burial in Barber Cemetery, Havana. She is survived by a loving and devoted family; sons, Elder Lawrence Reed (Dianne), Minister Kenneth McKinley, Bruce Reed (Janice); daughters, Carol Galvin, Edna Henderson, Rosa Strawter (David), Janice Reed Brown (Reginald); granddaughter she reared, Caressa Moye (Willie); sister, Charlotte Price; brothers, Earnest Mills and Herman Mills; sister-in-law, Ida Mae Mills, all of Havana. She was born December 17, 1925, in Gadsden County, FL to the late Howard and Eva Mills. She attended the public schools of Gadsden County and retired from the Florida Department of Management Services at the Florida State Capitol. She was joined in holy matrimony to the late Robert Lee Reed. She was a devoted and faithful member of Rich Bay AME Church, Havana, where she was a Stewardess, Missionary and Usher. She ws a member of the City-Wide Ushers Union #3
[Obituary courtesy of the Havana Herald, July 3, 2009]

Reid, Walter Louis

Walter Louis Reid, 69, Pensacola, died Jan. 4 at the Baptist Hospital Center in Pensacola. Born April 6, 1939 in Chattahoochee to Cora Lee and James Reid Jr., he was the grandson of Norris Dawkins Sr. He attended public school in Gadsden County, converted and joined Elizabeth AME Church, and married Teresa Jackson.He was the father of three children. He moved to Pensacola in 1967 and was a heavy equipment driver. Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Elizabeth Church, with burial in Bonnie Hill Cemetery. Survivors include his mother, Cora Lee Dawkins of Chattahoochee; daughters, Wanda Reid Hill and Vanassa Reid of Rochester, N.Y., and Patricia Davis of Jacksonville; sisters, Sondra Germany (Carl) of Chattahoochee and Sharon Reid of Quincy; brothers, Earnest Dawkins (Carleen) of Chattahoochee and Calvin Reid of Quincy; aunt, Susie Fisher of Pensacola; uncle, Isaac Dawkins (Utha Lee) of Quincy; five grandchildren, several stepchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, January 14, 2009]

Revis, Annette Rook

Annette Rook Revis, 70, died Nov. 25, 2009 at her home. Services were held Nov. 28 at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel. Revis was a native of Baltimore, Md. and was a long-time resident of the Tallahassee area. She was employed as shipping manager of Gargiulo Inc. Survivors include her daughters, Lisa Vickers of Bristol, and Laura Wiggins, Kim Godwin (Kevin ), Beth Corder (Jim), all of Quincy; son, Ralph Revis; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Mark Page.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, December 9, 2009]

Revis, Richard W.

Richard Windell Revis, 53, of Tallahassee, died Sunday, January 28, in Tallahassee. A native of Campbellton, he was of Baptist faith. Graveside service was Tuesday, January 30, at Hillcrest Cemetery. Survivors include brother: Donnie Revis of Crawfordville; sisters: Lynn Sowell of Quincy, Diane Revis of Tallahassee.
[Courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, February 1, 2001]

Reynolds, Annie Pearl

Age: 74
Died: (Date not given)
Burial: Union Chapel Cemetery
Survivors: five daughters, Brenda March of Chattahoochee, Carolyn Oletha Price of Tampa, Emma Madry Moody (William) of Greensboro and Johnnie Pearl Esland (Willie) and Sadie Anderson, both of Quincy; a brother, Eddgar Carter of Goshen, Ala.; a special friend, Aucilla Gunn of Quincy; a goddaughter, Shirley Ann Rouse of Knoxville, Tenn.; 23 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren
[Source: Tallahassee Democrat dated December 7, 2007]

Rice, Carole Stribling

Carole Stribling Rice, 73, passed away September 7, at Big Bend Hospice House in Tallahassee, Florida. She was born in Philadelphia, Mississippi, and lived in Meridian, Mississippi, and Tallahassee, Florida, before settling in Havana, Florida. She was a homemaker and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by her husband of over 50 years, Harry Rice; a daughter, Janet Morse and husband Bill; a son, Jim Rice; four granddaughters, Emily Casey and husband Kyle, Christine Morse, Rachel Morse and Anna Morse; two great-grandchildren, Rebecca and Adam Casey; and a sister, Micki Collins and husband Bob.
[Obituary courtesy of the Havana Herald, September 17, 2010]

Richardson, Christopher Thomas

Age:  15
Died:   March 07, 2008
Buried: Greensboro Community Cemetery
Survivors:  mother, Christine Lawrence; his father, Tyrone Richardson; siblings, Marcus Lawrence, Kendre Curry, KeiAirra Curry, Chantal Richardson, Mitchell Curry (Tanshell) and Michelle Curry; grandparents, Thomas and Martha Lawrence, and Gladys and Jimmy Hill; his great-grandmother, Lottie Mae Parker; a devoted aunt, Sandra Giles; a devoted cousin, Chauncey Lawrence; and his devoted father figure, Willie Curry
[Source:  Tallahassee Democrat dated March 13, 2008]

Richardson, Gloria Williams

Gloria Williams Richardson of Quincy died peacefully Jan. 26, 2009. She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Jack Richardson. She was a lifelong resident of Quincy and active member of Centenary United Methodist Church. She graduated from Quincy High School and Gulf Park College in Gulfport, Miss., later attending the University of Florida and graduating with a degree in accounting. Affectionately called "Go-Go," she was a huge Gator fan, before being a Gator fan was fashionable. She was a board member of the Capital Area Gator Club, state officer of the Junior Women's Club, Member of the Circle One of CUMC and previous Sunday School superintendent, having taught Sunday School for over 20 years. She was a volunteer bookkeeper for 20 years for the Quincy Library, and was part owner of Williams Construction and Supply Company, a family business in Quincy. She loved spending time at her beach home when she wasn't playing her favorite game of bridge with her club, Duplicate Bridge, and several others. She was an eternal optimist who had never met a stranger and defined her life by her service to others. She is also survived by her daughters, Jan Richardson Rippetoe of Tallahassee, Lynn Richardson Burgess (Jim) of Birmingham, Ala.; grandchildren, Erin Rippetoe Treadwell Tommy) of Destin, Thomas Bennett Rippetoe Jr. of Tallahassee, James Owen Burgess (Chelsea) of Birmingham and Charles Jackson Burgess of Birmingham; great-grandchild, Adriana Rippetoe Ebener of Tallahassee; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services were held at Centenery United Methodist Church in Quincy Jan. 30, with interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, February 19, 2009]

Richardson, Joseph

Joseph Richardson, 57, of Chattahoochee, died March 12, 2009 at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. Richardson served his country by joining the U.S. Marine Corps. He returned home after his service and worked until retirement as a human services aide at the Florida State Hospital. He also attained certification as a nursing assistant. He was a member of New Zion MB Church and actively attended St. James MB Church with his wife, Evangelist Betty “Peaches” Green Richardson of Chattahoochee. Funeral services were held March 18 at Bethel MB Church in Chattahoochee with burial following in the UBA Cemetery in Chattahoochee. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife; daughter, Torria L. Richardson of Hardaway; son, Syntyron V. Richardson of Chattahoochee; brother, Larry Watson of New Heights, Va.; sisters, Delzora Watson of Jacksonville, Edora Watson Oliver of Greensboro, Martha Dick of Quincy and Mary Williams of Tampa;grandson, Octavien Lanphere of Tallahassee; aunts, Erris King, Vera M. Ellis, Mary A. Davis of Chattahoochee and Evelyn McMillon of Quincy; special nephew, Rudolph McElvy of Atlanta, Ga.; stepmother, Lorraine White Richardson of Homerville, Ga.; and many other close relatives and friends.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, March 31, 2009]

Riggins, Elnora Peterson

Elnora Peterson “Muh” Riggins, 83 of Havana, died Wednesday, April 29th at home. Funeral services May 9, Pilgrim Rest MB Church, with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Havana. She is survived by daughters, Helean D. Curry, Veronica L. Curry, Diane C. Manuel (Carlos), Carrie J. Miller (James), Gail J. Burke (John) all of Havana; sons, Raymond Curry, Jr. (Clara), Montgomery, AL, James Riggins (Sherry), Tallahassee; sister, Verita Ruth McBride (Earnest), Miami; devoted niece, Elizabeth Kenon (James), Havana; goddaughter, Katie Clements, Havana; godson, Anthony Williams, Havana. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Ephraim; children, Dana, Dean, Arthur, Emma, James and ella; grandchildren, LaTina, Aaron and James Arthur, Jr.; sister, Leola Williams; brother, Alander Peterson, Jr. She ws born April 26, 1926 in Havana, FL to the late Mary Lee Clark Peterson and Alander Peterson, Sr. She attended the public schools of Gadsden County, employed as a farm laborer, was joined in holy matrimony to the late James Ephraim Riggins in 1945 and they were blessed with children, host of grand, great and great great grandchildren, member of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, Havana, since 1937 and was mother of the church. Photo
[Obituary courtesy of the Havana Herald, May 7, 2009]

Roberts, Henry "H.B"

Age: 73
Died: December 17, 2007
Burial: Woodville Cemetery
Survivors: wife of 49 years, Sue; a son, James Bryant Roberts of Woodville; two daughters, Marilyn Roberts Brown of Sarasota and Ida Christie and her husband, Tim, of Woodville; a sister, Ina Mae Boykin and her husband, Allen, of Tallahassee; two grandchildren, Jeremy Brown and Ray Christie; and one great-grandchild, Iris Christie
Preceded in death by: father and mother, William James Roberts and Allie Mae Vause, and a sister, Nell Houston
[Source: Tallahassee Democrat dated December 19, 2007]

Roberts, Lelia Mae Reed

Lelia Mae Reed Roberts, 57, of Quincy, died Dec. 8, 2009 in Quincy. Services were held Dec. 19 at Fellowship Independent Baptist Church in Quincy with burial in Sunnyvale Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Rudolph Roberts Sr.; daughter, Pearl L. Spann; stepsons, Rudolph Roberts Jr. (Tasheba) and Daniel Roberts (Easter); sisters, Josephine Reed, Lucille Reed, Eva Mae Reed, Annie Pearl Reed and Brenda Reed; brothers, Willie C. Reed Sr., Leroy Reed, J.W. Reed and Louis Reed Sr.; grandchildren, Dewanda Gilyard, Nicholas Gilyard, DeKendra Gilyard, Damion Badger, Tra'Quez Roberts, Qua'dre Kirkland, Marvelous Moore and Ya'Mya Roberts; and a great-granddaughter, Sha'Diamond Keys.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, January 6,2010]

Robinson, Casson Dale

Casson Dale Robinson, 40, of Quincy, died May 20, at TMH. A native of Gadsden County, he was a member of Bethlehem Church of God in Christ. Service was May 26, at Tabernacle Church of Christ Written in Heaven with burial at Bradwell Cemetery. Survivors include wife: Cassondra La’Cheryl Robinson of Quincy; father: Supt. Clarence B. Robinson of Quincy; mother: Doris L. Robinson of Quincy; sisters: Lucinda Dianne Mack of Quincy, Linda D. Robinson of Opelika, AL, Lydia D. Robinson of Tallahassee; brothers: Clarence E. Robinson, Clinton L. Robinson, Calvin O. Robinson all of Quincy
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, May 24, 2001]

Robinson, Earnestine

Age: 80
Died: June 1, 2008
Burial: Mount Pilgrim Cemetery
Survivors: son, Johnny Cruise; a daughter, Shirley Robinson; a brother, Nathaniel McNealy (Ruby); three sisters, Geraldine Thomas, Lucy Gordon (Roosevelt) and Mamie Robinson; all are of Quincy, nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren
[Source: Tallahassee Democrat dated June 6, 2008]

Robinson, Gloria Williams

Gloria Williams Richardson of Quincy died peacefully Jan. 26, 2009. She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Jack Richardson. She was a lifelong resident of Quincy and active member of Centenary United Methodist Church. She graduated from Quincy High School and Gulf Park College in Gulfport, Miss., later attending the University of Florida and graduating with a degree in accounting. Affectionately called "Go-Go," she was a huge Gator fan, before being a Gator fan was fashionable. She was a board member of the Capital Area Gator Club, state officer of the Junior Women's Club, Member of the Circle One of CUMC and previous Sunday School superintendent, having taught Sunday School for over 20 years. She was a volunteer bookkeeper for 20 years for the Quincy Library, and was part owner of Williams Construction and Supply Company, a family business in Quincy. She loved spending time at her beach home when she wasn't playing her favorite game of bridge with her club, Duplicate Bridge, and several others. She was an eternal optimist who had never met a stranger and defined her life by her service to others. She is also survived by her daughters, Jan Richardson Rippetoe of Tallahassee, Lynn Richardson Burgess (Jim) of Birmingham, Ala.; grandchildren, Erin Rippetoe Treadwell Tommy) of Destin, Thomas Bennett Rippetoe Jr. of Tallahassee, James Owen Burgess (Chelsea) of Birmingham and Charles Jackson Burgess of Birmingham; great-grandchild, Adriana Rippetoe Ebener of Tallahassee; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services were held at Centenery United Methodist Church in Quincy Jan. 30, with interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, February 19, 2009]

Robinson, John

John Wallace Robinson, 73, died January 12, 2007, in Tallahassee. He was born August 23, 1933 in Quincy to K.C. and Rosa Lee Robinson. He was a printer operator. Funeral services Jan. 20 at Sprindfield AME Church with burial in Springfield AME Church cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Mary House Robinson of Gretna; son Ricky Reed (Willie Mae) of Gretna; daughters, Linda Battles, Lynette Bronson (Juan) and Lisa Robinson of Quincy; son, John Wallace Robinson, Jr (Melissa) of Bradenton; daughter, Cathy Robinson of Gretna; sons, Tony Robinson and David Robinson of Gretna; daughter, Kailey O'Neal (Alvin) of Potosi, MD; sisters, Barbara McQueen of Clearwater, Mary Hunter (Ronnie) of Pembroke Pines and Elizabeth Baker of Quincy. She was preceded in death by his parents, K.C. and Rosa Lee Robinson, sister, Flora Gaymon and graddaughter, Andrea Nicole Nelson.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, January 18, 2007]

Robinson, Mary F.

Mary F. Robinson, 56, of Quincy, died Sept. 3, 2009 in Tallahassee Services were held Sept. 12 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Quincy with burial following at Sunnyvale Cemetery. Survivors include her significant other, Leroy Jones; sons, Zale Baker (Shaniqua) and Shanon Robinson (Calandra); daughter, Keisenda Jones; siblings, Linda Williams, Jeaneatte Delores Moore and Raymond Robinson; and eight grandchildren. Photo.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, October 6, 2009]

Robinson, Travis

Minister Travis Robinson, 56, a retired truck driver, died June 16, 2006 in Tallahassee. Funeral services June 24, at Mt. Zion PB Church, with burial at Sunnyvale Cemetery. Born December 28, 1948 in Greensboro to the late Richard and Maudie Mae Robinson, he attended school in Gadsden County. He married his wife of 25 years, Delores Dudley, December 6, 1980. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Clifford Robinson, Travis Robinson, Jr., Lester Robinson, Maurice Robinson, Travis Holloway and Dontez Robinson; his daughters, Nakesia Robinson and Calandra Robinson; his brother, Raymond Robinson; sisters, Linda Williams, Mary Robinson and Jenetta Moore and a step-son, Michael Robinson. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Maudie Mae and Richard Robinson, sisters, Ruby Spencer and Shirley Dudley and brothers, Hirrie Robinson and Richard Robinson, Jr.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, June 22, 2006]

Robinson, Willie

Willie Robinson, 88, of Havana, died April 7, in Havana. A native of Gadsden County, he was a member of St. Mary MB Church. Service was April 14, at St. Mary MB Church with burial at Barber Cemetery. He is survived by wife: Bertha M. Robinson of Havana; sister: Mary Ruth Johnson of Norwalk, CT; brother: Jessie Robinson, Jr. of Hallandale; 2 step grandchildren; 3 step great grandchildren
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times,April 22, 2001]

Robinson, Willie Lee

Willie Lee Robinson Jr., 71 of Quincy, died Feb. 24, 2009 at Big Bend Hospice House in Tallahassee. Celebration services were held March 1 at St. Hebron AME Church in Quincy, with burial following in the church cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Gwendolyn Powell Robinson; children, Phyllis Robinson, Cynthia Holloway (Lucius), Cornelius Davis and Carolyn Rock (Edwin); siblings, Ethelyn Cunningham (Nathaniel) and Jimmy Robinson (Laura); eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four aunts, one uncle and a host of nieces nephews, cousins and friends.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, March 10, 2009]

Robinson, Willie Mae Washington

Willie Mae Washington Richardson, 89, of Havana, died April 13 of natural causes in Tallahassee. A native of Cairo, GA, she was raised in Quincy, and was a former resident of Pensacola and of Havana for 49 years. She was a former teacher for Gadsden County School System, nurse’s aide, private duty nurse, owner of a beauty salon, member of New Jerusalem First Baptist Church, where she served in the youth department, Sunday School, senior choir, missionary society, banking committee, member of the Good Shepherd Lodge, past president of the HavanaRose Garden Club. Services were April 18 at New Jerusalem First Baptist Church in Havana, with burial at St. John Cemetery in Midway. She is survived by sisters: Birda W. Burl (Samuel), Conniestine W. Dillard (John W.), of Miami; children she helped to raise: Connie D. Williams Jones (Edward Gilbert), of Philadelphia, PA, and Alfred S. Smith (Elaine), of Montgomery, AL; sisters-in-law: Ethlean Washington, of Baltimore, MD, and Ruby Thomas, of Havana; brother-in-law: Robert Richardson, of Havana; god children: Linda Robinson (Lawrence), Mary McGriff, of Havana, Sylvia Lockett, of CA, and Tony Johnson, of Hudson, CO
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, April 19, 2001]

Rogers, Kempton R.

Kempton Rolendo Rogers, 33, of Quincy, died Tuesday, January 2, in Gadsden Community Hospital. A native of Dade City, he was a member of Union Chapel AME Church. Services were Saturday, January 6, at Union Chapel AME Church with Rev. Carl Hill officiating, with interment at Union Chapel Church Cemetery. He is survived by father: Willie C. Rogers of Dade City, mother: Barbara Doyle Rogers of Quincy; brother: Dexter Rogers of Tallahassee; sister: Carmen Smith of Montgomery, AL.
[Courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, January 11, 2001]

Rogers, Lloyd Edward

Age:  59
Died:   December 22, 2007
Buried: Bethel Cemetery [Source:  Tallahassee Democrat dated December 24, 2007]

Rogers, Richard E.

Richard E. Rogers, 29, passed Tuesday, March 30, 2010. Services were held April 1, 2010, graveside at Sycamore Cemetery. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Janice and Ted McPhaul of Sycamore; brothers, Lloyd “Buck”Rogers, Jr. of Sand Ridge, Jason Rogers of Quincy, Dustin “Dusty” Rogers of Sneads; sisters, Sherri Peavy of Sycamore, Pam Johnson of Sand Ridge, Staci Rogers of Sneads; grandmothers, Mrs. Gladys Rogers of Sand Ridge and Mrs. Ruby Adams of Sneads; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Lloyd Rogers; and grandfather, Arthur Walker. He was born August 27, 1980, in Pensacola, FL, and has lived most of his life in Sycamore/Tallahassee area.
[Obituary courtesy of the Havana Herald, April 9, 2010]

Roney,Willie B.

Age: 69
Died: December 10, 2007
Burial: St. Mark Cemetery
Survivors: wife, Prudence Roney, four daughters, Evangeline Smith of Maryland, Christa Nelson of Midway, Fla., Angela Graham of Monticello, Fla., and Gala Gaskins of Ocilla, Ga.; six sons, Cedrick Roney, Kenneth Roney, Karl Roney, Michael Dewayne Roney of Quincy, Fla., Kelvin Haywood of Gretna, Fla., and Craig Haywood of Chester, Pa.; sister, Cora Anthony of Quincy, Fla.; brother, Wes Roney of Quincy, Fla.; and 10 grandchildren
[Source: Tallahassee Democrat dated December 13, 2007 ]

Rory, Anthony L.

Anthony L. Rory, 42, of Chattahoochee, died Jan. 26, 2010 in Tallahassee. Services were held at Williams Funeral Home Chapel Feb. 6. Survivors include his mother, Barbara Rory of Quincy; sister, Yolanda R. Smith (Kerry) of Baltimore, Md.; and brothers, Andre Forehand of Quincy, Donnie Rory of St. Petersburg, Lamar Rory of Baltimore and Eric Rory of Washington, D.C.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, February 10, 2010]

Ross, Antoinette C.

Antoinette C. Ross, 34, of Quincy, died Oct. 23, 2009 in Quincy. Services will be held Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. at Tabernacle Church of Christ Written in Heaven, with burial at Tabernacle Cemetery. Survivors include a son, Joquan M Barnes of Quincy; daughters, Shunterrica L Thurman and Ah’Nylah M. Moore, both of Quincy; mother, Wanda Ford of Quincy; father, Leroy Ross Sr. of Quincy; brother, Delvictor Ross of Quincy; sisters, Khristie Thomas (Torwin) and Jennifer Ross, both of Quincy, Jennifer Pollock (Jeffery) of Chattahoochee and Monica Hill (Marlin) of Tallahassee.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, November 4, 2009]

Rowan, Ruth Dinkins

Ruth Dinkins Rowan, 75, a former resident of the Sycamore Community, died on Aug. 21, 2006 in Lakeland. Services Aug. 24 at Sycamore United Methodist Church, with burial at Sycamore Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, the Rev. James C. Rowan of Lakeland; a daughter, Jana Rowan Ladner of Atlanta, GA; her sons, Clayton B. Rowan of Asheville, NC, James L. Rowan and Alan D. Rowan both of Tallahassee; her sisters, Pauline Dawson of Frostproof and Edna Forest of Ana Hauc, TX; her brothers, Randy Dinkins of Tavares, Eugene Dinkins of Live Oak and Edward Dinkins of Lakeland, Burrell Dinkins of Orlando, Lonnie Dinkins of Valdosta, GA, Delma Dinkins of Clermont and Horace Dinkins of Winter Haven and seven grandchildren.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, August 25, 2006]

Rudd, Dirk D.

Dirk D. Rudd, 53, died Jan. 25, 2009. He was an associate with Walmart of Thomasville, Ga., and a native of Quincy. A service was held Jan. 28 at Antioch Baptist Church, with interment in the Antioch Cemetery. He is survived by his brother, Larry Rudd of Tallahassee; sisters, Peggy Rudd Boyett of Hosford, Azie Rudd Moore of Dallas, Texas, Teresa Rudd Rhames of Quincy and Cindy Rudd Ransom of Tacoma, Wash.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, February 11, 2009]

Rudd, Essie B.

Essie Bowen Rudd, 86, of Providence Community, died January 23, in Tallahassee. A native of Providence Community, she was a homemaker, member of Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints. Services were Saturday, January 27, at Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, burial at Providence Cemetery. Survivors include sons: Willard E. Rudd, Byron D. Rudd both of Providence; brother: James H. Bowen of Quincy; sisters: Violet Mooneyham of Milton, Hazel Caldwell of South Charleston, OH, Norma Mercer of Quincy; 10 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren.
[Courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, February 1, 2001]

Rushing, Thomas J.

Thomas J. Rushing, 74, a retired fireworks distributor, died March 20, 2006. He was born July 19, 1931 in Mt. Pleasant and was a member of Gretna Baptist Church. Graveside services March 23 at Old Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Thelma Rushing of Quincy; his sons, Phillip Rushing of Bristol and Jeffrey Rushing (Amy) of Quincy; his sisters, Lillie Belle Bowman of Quincy and Maysel Johnson of Tallahassee, and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip J. and Lila Bell Rushing.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, March 23, 2006]

Russ, Dorothy

Dorothy Russ, 66, of Quincy, died July 30, 2006 in Tallahassee. Services Aug. 5 at Antioch MB Church, with burial at Sunnyvale Cemetery. She is survived by her father, Rev. Curtis Pope of Dothan, Ala.; her sons, Michael Russ of Orlando, Rufus Russ and Leon Russ (Catina) both of Quincy; her daughters, Barbara Keaton, Judy Russ Ware both of Quincy, Debra Russ Woods (Jeffery) of Lake City and Rhonda Murray of Quincy; her sisters, Derby Brown of Midway and Maurine Knight of Quincy; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, August 3, 2006]

Russell, Eli William

Eli William Russell, 74, of Quincy, died May 20, in Quincy. A native of Tallahassee, he served with 14th Amphibious Assault Division, Marines, with the invasion of Iwo Jima & Ikanawa, stationed in N. China for 8 months after war, worked with Quincy City Police 33 1/2 yrs. and Gadsden Co. Sheriff’s Dept. 7 years, recipient of the 1st Law Enforcement Officer of the Year in Gadsden Co., and was a member of Thomas Memorial Baptist Church. Service was May 23, at Thomas Memorial Baptist Church, with burial at Hillcrest Cemetery. Survivors include wife: Juanita Russell of Quincy; daughters: Janice Russell Banks, Hilda Russell Allen both of Tallahassee; brother: Rainey G. Russell, Jr. of Marianna; sisters: Eloise Austin of Crawfordville, Eleanor Reinhardt of Jacksonville, Elizabeth Wynn, Edna Mae Peterson both of MacCenny, Theresa Christie of Tallahassee; 3 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild
[Obituary courtesy of The Gadsden County Times, May 24, 2001]