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Obituaries

  • Akins, D'Anderia

    D’Anderia Akins, newborn, of Quincy, died Feb. 24, 2009 in Tallahassee.

    Funeral services will be held March 5 at 11 a.m. at Sunnyvale Cemetery.

    Survivors, all of Quincy, include the mother, Kyshada Walker; father, Demarcus Akins; maternal grandmother, Deborah Young (Franklin); maternal great-grandmother, Joetter Young; paternal grandmother, Irene Griffin; and an aunt and uncle.

    Williams Funeral Home

  • Suber Jr., Winton Smith

    Winton “Jimp” Smith Suber Jr., died March 2 in Tallahassee.

    The owner and operator of Suber Heating and Air Conditioning Service, he was a native of Gadsden County and a lifetime resident.

    Services were held March 4 at Washington Street Church of Christ in Quincy, with interment in Hillcrest Cemetery.

    Survivors include his wife, Johnnie Mae Glisson Suber of Quincy; son, Allen Suber (Teresa) of Quincy; daughters, Barbara Gail Smith (Joe) of Sawdust and Billy Jean Barber (Dennis) of Quincy; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

  • Thrower, Margaret

    Margaret Munroe Thrower, 93, of Atlanta, died Feb. 17 from complications following a fall on Jan. 16. Her husband, Randolph W. Thrower, was at her side.

  • Byrd Jr., Rudolph

    Rudolph Byrd Jr., 37, of Qincy, died Feb. 13 in Thomasville, Ga.

    Services were held Feb. 21 at Mt. Calvary PB Church, with burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

    Survivors include his daughter, Sequioa Byrd of Quincy; son, Terell Byrd of Fowlstown, Ga.; parents Rudolph and Flossie Byrd Sr. of Quincy; brothers, Clifton Byrd (Lakerria) and Antwan Byrd, both of Quincy; and a sister, Danielle Cannon, of Quincy.

     

  • Bowden, Dorothy S.

    Dorothy S. Bowden, 80, of Quincy, died Feb. 15, 2009 in Tallahassee. 

    Services were held Feb. 21 at New Bethel AME Church in Quincy with burial in the St. John AME Church Cemetery. 

  • Moye, Ronald Madry

    Ronald Madry Moye, 53, of Quincy, died Feb. 6 at Big Bend Hospice House in Tallahassee.

    Born Oct. 25, 1955 in Quincy, he was the son of Delia Madry and William B. Moye Sr. He attended public school in Gadsden County and graduated from James A. Shanks High School in 1973. He was a member of Mt. Zion CME Church, and was employed as a musician for several churches in Gadsden and Leon counties. He was employed as a clerk for the state of Florida as well.

    A musical memorial will be held March 1 at 5 p.m. at St. James AME Church in Quincy.

     

  • Brown, Jacqueline Robinson

    Jacqueline Robinson Brown, 56, of Chattahoochee, died Feb. 17, 2009 in Tallahassee. Services were held Feb. 21 at the West Gadsden High School Gymnasium in Greensboro with burial in the Bear Creek Bethel Church Cemetery.

    She was a member of Exodus Church of Deliverance in Quincy and graduated from Florida A&M University in 1973. She retired from the Gadsden County School Board as an educator after 34 years of dedicated service. She taught at Florida A&M University as a adjunct mathematics teacher.

  • Taylor, Joyce A.

    Joyce A. Taylor, 55 of Havana, died Feb. 16, 2009 at Haven Hospice Center in Gainesville. Services were held Feb. 21 at New Jerusalem MB Church in Havana, with burial in Mt. Zion AME Church Cemery in Havana.

  • Simmons, Sylvester

    Sylvester Simmons, 79, of Blountstown, died Feb. 16, 2009 in Panama City Florida. Services were held Monday February 23, 2009 at the Blountstown Civic Center, with burial in the Watson Cemetery in Bristol.

  • Hall, Elmore

    Elmore Hall, 58, of Tallahassee, died Feb. 8, 2009 in Tallahassee. He was a Gadsden County native.

    Funeral services were held feb. 14 at Triumphant Church of God, with interment at Sunnyvale Cemetery.

    Survivors include his sons, Christopher L. Hall Sr. of Turtle Creek, Penn. and Delwyn Hall of Quincy; sisters, Willie Mae Robinson of Quincy, Annie Rose Johnson and Rose Mary Hall, both of Tallahassee, and Geraldine Hall of Hopkinsville, Ky.; father, Rev. Frank Hall of Quincy; brothers, John Hall of Montgomery, Ala. and Jimmy Hall of Tifton, Ga.; and five grandchildren.