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Obituaries

  • Katie Bronson

    Katie Ann Owens Bronson, 71, of Tallahassee, died Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Tallahassee.
    Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019, at Bradwell Mortuary. The service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019, at New Bethel AME Church in Quincy with burial at Friendship Cemetery in Quincy. 

  • Dr. Gloria Ramos

    Dr. Gloria Camacho Ramos departed this life peacefully May 16, 2019, surrounded by her immediate family.
    While Gloria was a longtime resident of Tallahassee, she dedicated much of her life caring for the people of Quincy, Madison, Chattahoochee and Marianna as the proprietor of the Gadsden Family Clinic and as the emergency room physician for many rural hospitals.
    Gloria was born in Lucena City, Philippines, and she was a graduate of the Manila Central University, University of Santo Thomas and Far Eastern University’s School of Medicine.

  • James E. Rumph Sr.

    James E. Rumph Sr., 70, of Gretna, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Quincy.
    Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Tabernacle Church of Christ in Gretna, with interment in the St. James Cemetery in Sycamore. Viewing will be from 3-7 p.m. Friday, May 24 at Bradwell Mortuary in Quincy.
    He is survived by his daughters, Desmona Hale, Omedra Rumph and Brittany Rumph, all of Quincy; his sons, Gustavo Rumph and James Rumph Jr., both of Gretna; 26 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
     

  • Willie Roberts

    Willie Benjamin Roberts, 65, of Quincy, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Margaret Dozier Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee.
    Services are entrusted to Reed & Hall Mortuary Corp., 116 West Jefferson St. in Quincy. 850-627-5700. www.reedhallmortuary.com
     

  • Augustus Byrd

    Augustus Byrd, 82, of Havana, died on Tuesday, April 30, in Tallahassee.
    He was a member of New Jerusalem M.B. Church in Havana, where his service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019, with burial in the Ayalla Plantation Cemetery in Tallahassee.
    He is survived by his wife, Lilly M. Byrd; sons, Tony Byrd of Havana and LaMont Brown of Newark, N.J.; daughters, Subrina Byrd of Tallahassee and Deborah Byrd, Belinda Chukes, Sheryl Gainous and Jacqueline Byrd, all of Havana; 23 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
     

  • Eleanor Gravely Woodward Fleming

    Eleanor Woodward Fleming, of Quincy, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

  • James Young

    James Leslie Young, 81, of Havana, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Havana.
    The service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Bradwell Mortuary in Quincy with burial at Midway Community Cemetery in Midway.
     

  • Miriam Knight

    Miriam Lucille Carroll Knight went home to be with the Lord on March 8, 2019, in Thomasville, Ga. She was 95 years old.
    Miriam is survived by her children, Martha Gene Barron (Charles), Miriam Elaine Smith (Jeff) and John Russell Carroll (Cathy); 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
    Miriam was preceded in death by her parents, James Eugene and Martha Lucille Russell, and her daughter, Judith Diane Taylor (Melvin).

  • Barbara Ann Copeland

    Barbara Ann Copeland, 60, transitioned Friday, May 10, 2019 at Capital Regional Medical Center in Quincy.
    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Deliverance Temple Ministries Church, 5715 Hardaway Highway in Chattahoochee. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2019, at Reed & Hall Mortuary.

  • Viola Bell

    Viola Bell, 93, of Quincy, departed this life Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Quincy.
    She leaves to cherish her precious memories her two granddaughters, Gwendolyn Davidson of Summerville, N.J., and Tildred Davidson of Summerville, N.J.; one grandson, Robert Scott Davidson (Jennifer) of Summerville, N.J.; and three great-grandchildren.
    Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2019, at Williams Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Old Bethel AME Church in Quincy with burial at Sunnyvale Cemetery in Quincy.