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Obituaries and Death Notices

Gustaf Emanuel Atkinson


Funeral services for G. E. Atkinson, Sr., 70, retired veteran seaman, who died at the Fernald Loughton Memorial Hospital Saturday after a short illness of pneumonia, were held at the Erickson Funeral Home this afternoon at 2 o´clock. The Rev. Frank M. Marler, of the First Christian Church of Sanford, was the officiating clergyman, and burial was made in Silver Lake Cemetery on West First Street. Mr Atkinson had been a resident of Sanford for more than 10 years, coming here from Chicago. At one time he and his son operated a small excursion launch on Lake Monroe, but more recently he was the owner of a large rabbitry near Enolu. He was born in Sweden on Dec. 10, 1862, and at an early age began a career which was spent almost entirely upon the sea. He held commissions authorizing his captainry of ships in many seas, and his experience was gained on many types of vessels. He is survived by his widow, Marie M. Atkinson, two sons, John Atkinson of Chicago and G. E. Atkinson, Jr of Sanford, one niece, Mrs A. Peterson of Chicago, and four grandchildren, Helen, Eleanor, Grace and Robert Atkinson, of Sanford. [SANFORD HERALD, January 11th,1931 Submitters Name: George Lundblad, Sweden ]

James Gray
James Gray, 89, died Dec. 14 at Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center.
BRUNSWICK, GA -- He made his home in Glynn County the past two years, moving from Sanford, Fla. He was an ordained minister for more than 60 years and served churches in Pennsylvania and Ohio. He had been a part-time evangelist for the past 41 years in central Florida and more recently in southeast Georgia. .He was an air-conditioning/refrigeration technician with the Seminole County Florida School System for more than 20 years before retiring. He was a member of Beverly Shores Baptist Church.
SURVIVORS: a daughter, Sherry J. Kyser of Townsend; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
VISITATION: 6-8 p.m. today at Edo Miller & Sons Funeral Home.
FUNERAL: 10 a.m. Thursday at Beverly Shores Baptist Church.
INTERMENT: 2 p.m. Friday in Oaklawn Park Cemetery in Sanford.
[Savannah Morning News (GA) - December 15, 1999, contributed by A. Newell]

Joseph Linhart
ORLANDO, May 17. – Joseph Linhart, a well known fruit grower and gardener of Oviedo, died Friday morning in this city, after a long illness, and was buried from St. James Catholic Church Sunday afternoon. [Tampa Tribune – 18 May 1915 - MZ - Sub by FoFG]

Lewis E. Morgan
Cary, NC-- Lewis retired from the U.S. Navy as a chief petty officer in 1962 and subsequently worked at Cape Canaveral as a Communications Specialist involved with the space program.
In 1957 he became a Sergeant in the Seminole County, Florida Sheriff's Department and retired at age 68. Lewis was a member of the Road Patrol Auxiliary, the Shriners and a 32nd Degree Mason.
Lewis was preceded in death by his wife, Esther, after 46 years of marriage.
He is survived by his three children: Nikki Belsito of Raleigh, Michael Morgan and wife, Sherry of Colorado, Sandra Snook and husband, Pete of Florida; grandchildren, Andrew, Drew, Justin, Matt, Megan, Eric, Christopher, Tammy, Christine, and Troy; great-grandchildren, Drew and C.J.
Special love also for Sheralynn and Bob Powell, Beth Draffin and Bridget Quinn.
At Lewis's request he was cremated without ceremony, and his cremains will be scattered over the ocean, he sailed for so many years. [died June 22, 1998]
[The News & Observer, (Raleigh, NC) - July 10, 1998, contributed by A. Newell]

Judith S. Alvadj Lunceford
JUDITH S. LUNCEFORD, 60, Dakota Trail, Fern Park, died Friday, March 29. Mrs. Lunceford was a homemaker. Born [December 30, 1935] in Milwaukee, she moved to Central Florida in 1981. She was Protestant. Survivors: husband, Robert H. Jr., Fern Park; sons, Gary D., Culpepper, Va., Jeffrey A., Fern Park, Todd J., Orlando; daughter, Karen Pendarvis, DeBary; parents, Joseph and Ramona Alvadj, Champaign, Ill.; brothers, Gordon Alvadj, Springfield, Va., Preston J. Alvadj, Champaign; sisters, Jobina Logue, Champaign, Beverly Geraux, Waukesha, Wash.; six grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Altamonte Springs. [Orlando Sentinel, 3/30/1996. Submitted by Lowell Krahn.]

Frank Page
OVIEDO, Dec. 18. – Mr. Frank Page, age twenty-five, died Monday after a brief illness. Mr. Page and family were formerly from North Carolina, having lived in Oviedo only about one year. The body was shipped to North Carolina for burial. [Tampa Tribune – 19 Dec. 1922 - MZ - Sub by FoFG]

Florence Parramore
A tragedy occurred at Chulota, a few miles from here, this afternoon, when little Florence Parramore, the two-year-old daughter of Mrs. W. C. Parramore, was found drowned in a trough used to water the horses. It is supposed that the little girl fell into the water trough while playing in the yard. The mother is most grief-stricken, losing her husband by death only two months ago. [Tampa Tribune – 1 June 1920 - MZ - Sub by FoFG]

Charlotte A. Sanderson
Dies at age of 100 years
Mrs. Charlotte A. Sanderson died at her home in Sanford, Fla., aged 100 years and 6 months.  She had over a score of great grandchildren.  Mrs. Sanderson moved to Florida an aged woman 25 years ago from new Hampshire.  She possessed valuable property and until her death managed the details with the care of one many score years younger.  She was well educated and was full of the reminiscences of three wars.  She frequently entertained her friends with stories of the war of 1812. [Marshall County Independent.(Plymouth, Marshall County, Ind), November 02, 1900. Submitted by  AFOFG]

Phyllis D. Walsh
nee Giambalvo
Long Time Resident Of Winter Springs Fl. Born In Chicago Il . Died Feb. 10, 2009. Loving Wife Of Peter, Fond Mother Of Peter A. Walsh, Christine M. Buck.[ORLANDO SENTINAL, c. Feb 2009 ]

Charner Powell Weir
SANFORD, Fla. – Charner Powell Weir, 63, of Sanford , Fla. , formerly of Marshfield , died Aug. 29, 2006, at Sanford .   She had worked out of her home doing marketing with her major accounts being Wiskerchen Cheese and the Marshfield Medical Credit Union. She was active in the PEO Sisterhood, American Cancer Society and National Farm Medicine Center . [ Source: Marshfield News-Herald ( Marshfield , Wood County , Wis. ) Thursday, 31 Aug. 2006; page 2A; Lorraine Markee collection, transcribed by Marla Zwakman ]

George T. Wiggin
Class of 1859 – GEORGE THOMPSON WIGGIN. B. 9 Apr., 1835, Durham, N.H. Teacher. D. 9 Oct., 1909, Sanford, Fla. [Source is: Dartmouth College Necrology, 1909-1910, Hanover, N.H. Transcribed by Kim Mohler. ]


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