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ST. PETERSBURG TIMES THURSDAY. JULY 1, 1976 1 5B obituaries Gilbert Leggett, dentist and black activist By PEGGY PETERMAN It elf rturj TifflM Steff WrHer Dr. Gilbert M. LtgKett.47, St. Petersburg dentist and former chairman of the committee for education for the NAACP, died Tuesday (June 29, 197C). A native of St. Petersburg, Dr. Leggett, better known as "Sunny" to his friends and patients, started his dentistry practice with his father, the late Gilbert H. Leggett, at 2I54 Ninth Ave. S. Dr. Leggett was a graduate of Gibbs Senior High School, Morehouse College in Atlanta and Meharry Medical College in Nashville. He was a life member of the NAACP and also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. He was known statewide as a fighter who championed many causes of black people but was most formidable in his appearances before the Pinellas County School Board in the early days of desegregation and in voicing grievances against the St. Petersburg Police Department in connection with problems in the black community. He had been chairman of the government representation subcommittee of the Community Alliance. But the ever-smiling dentist was best known for his GILBERT LEGGETT compassion and friendship to all and his friends could be found from 22nd Street S to more prominent areas of the community. A 1971 St. Petersburg Times Floridian magazine article described Dr. Leggett as: "A man in the middle both respected by the white power structure, which is committed to building upon tradition, and loved by the meek as well as the moat militant blacks, who are determined to crack the white man's double standard." Many indigent blacks remember "Sonny" Leggett as the man who would stop whatever he was doing to serve their dentistry needs. "It was not unheard of to find Dr. Leggett working away late at night on people he knew would never be able to pay him a dime," a friend once said. His survivors include his wife Daisy B.; two sons, Ray Alton of St Petersburg and Gilbert H."Rickey" of Virginia Union University in Richmond; a granddaughter, Kianna; his mother, Mrs. Altaire Hardon Leggett of St. Petersburg; and a brother, William, of Atlanta, Ga. Funeral services will be held at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Saturday, July 3, at I p.m. St. Petersburg youth found dead in surf The 20-year-old son of a prominent St. Petersburg surgeon was found dead near Palm Beach Tuesday evening. Police said he was found drowned in the surf after suffering an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. Daniel Beckley Hubbell of 1963 Brightwaters Blvd. NE was last seen alive by beach bathers shortly after 6 p.m. when he reportedly waded into the surf barefooted wearing corduroy pants and a shirt. He was the son of Dr. and Mrs. David Smith Hubbell Jr. Dr. Hubbell is a former president of the Pinellas County Medical Society and a member of the executive committee of the American Cancer Society. The spokesman said foul play is not suspected though no weapon was found because of the apparent .close-range nature of the wound. Hubbell attended St. Petersburg Junior College and was on Florida's east coast with some friends seeking summer work. He was a member of the First Presbyterian church here. He is survived by his parents; a brother, Larry of St. Augustine; a sister, Mrs. Katherine Lawrence of Durham, N.C.; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Bay- nard Sr. of St. Petersburg and his paternal grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Jay Hubbell Sr. of Durham. Friendsf'may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Baynard-Thompson Funeral Home downtown where services will be held at 1 1 a.m. Friday with Dr. John W. Craven officiating. The family suggests memorials be made to The Seed, a drug rehabilitation program, at 6900 W State Road 84 in Fort Lauderdale. Margaret Conner, co-owner of Conner Hotel Mrs. Margaret H. Conner, 76, former co-owner and operator of the Garden Restaurant and the Conner Hotel, on Second St. N, died Tuesday (June 29, 1976). She moved here in 1934 from Pittsburgh, Pa. and was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the WSCS of the church. Eureka Chapter of OES and Sinawik. Mrs. Conner resided at 3510 41st Ave. S. Survivors include her husband William A. Sr.; a son, William Jr.; a daughter, Mrs. Donald K. Ware and two grandchildren, all of St. Petersburg. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Wilhelm-Thurston Funeral Home where services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday with Rev. J. Marvin Sweat Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Liu Wen-hui, former China official Former Chinese Forestry Minister Liu Wen-hui, 82, a onetime Kuomintang official, died "of illness" in Peking on June 24, an official Chinese announcement said Tuesday. AYLLON, JOSEPH, 74, of 430 Bay St. NE, St. Petersburg, Tuesday (June 29, 1976). A retired clerk for an import-export firm, he came here 12 years ago from New York City. Downs-Ford Chapel. BARBER, WILLIAM T. E., 81, of 468 Fourth Ave. S, St. Petersburg, Tuesday (June 29, 1976). He was a retired general construction civil engineer and moved here 16 years ago. The Palms Memorial. BRANDFASS, HARRY W., 85, of 4331 29th Ave. N, St. Petersburg, Wednesday (June 30, 1976). A retired electrician, he moved here 17 years ago from Arlington, Va. R. Lee Williams Funeral Home. DALTON, WILLIAM J., 79, of 20073rd Ave., St. Petersburg Reach, Tuesday (June 29, 1976). A retired manager with Consolidated Blearhery of North Bergen, N.J., he came here 14 years ago from Teaneck, N.J. Baynard-Thompson Beach Memorial Chapel. FULLER, LOUIS A., 84, of 1430 Pasadena Ave. S, South Pasadena, Tuesday (June 29, 1976). A retired barbershop owner in Washington, D.C., he moved here in 1965. Baynard-Thompson Beach Memorial Chapel. GUION, MRS. DOROTHY L 83, of 5121 Ninth St. S, St. Petersburg, Tuesday (June 29, 1976). A former teacher at Shorecrest, she came here in 1938 from Dearborn, Mich. C. James Mathews Funeral Home, Ninth St. HARNER, PLAYFORD P., 83, of 6050 21st St. N, St. Petersburg, Wednesday (June 30, 1076). He was a retired accountant for U.S. Steel Co. and moved here in 1957 from Duquesne, Pa. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg Chapter. HERGESELL, MRS. ANNA E., 73, of 5046 40th St. N, St. Petersburg, Tuesday (June 29, 1976). She came here six years ago from West Carlton, Ohio, and was a licensed practical nurse for 40 years. Stickland Funeral Chapel. KATZ, HERSCHEL J., 52, of 125 73rd Ave. N, St. Petersburg, Wednesday (June .'10, 1976). A salesman for a produce company, he came here seven years ago from Cincinnati, Ohio, Downs-Ford Chapel. KOTECKI, ROMAN STEVEN, 54, of 5862 52nd Ave. N, Kenneth City, Wednesday (June 30, 1976). He came here a year ago from Washington, D.C., where he was an automobile salesman. C. E. Prevatt Funeral Home, Park Boulevard Chapel. www , LaCLAIR, JOSEPH, 93, formerly of 6467 Emerson Ave. S, St. Petersburg, Wednesday (June 30, 1976). A retired crane operator, he came here 18 years ago from Milwaukee, Wis. Robert D. Easter Funeral Home, Gulfport Chapel. LEGERNES, OLAS, 72, of 4902 Ninth St. N, St. Petersburg, Monday (June 28, 1976). Suncoast Funeral Chapels, LEV, MRS. SARA, 53, of 517 Eighth St. S, St. Petersburg, Wednesday (June 30, 1976). She came here nine years ago from Miami. R. Lee Williams Funeral Home. MAHEU, MRS. CHARLOTTE JEAN, 27, of 4942 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg, Tuesday (June 29, 1976). She came here two years ago from Altus, Okla. Arlington-Rice Funeral Home. MEYER, CARL, 77, of 5758 Dartmouth Ave. N. St. Petersburg, Tuesday (June 29, 1976). A retired electrician, he came here 13 years ago from Youngstown, Ohio, Baynard-Thompson Funeral Home. MURRAY, LUTHER FRANKLIN SR., 84, of 3890 52nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg, Wednesday (June 30, 1976). A retired conductor for the B&O Railroad, he came here 19 years ago from Maryland. Wilhelm-Thurston Funeral Home. NICOL, ALEXANDER. 85, of 2400 51st St. N, St. Petersburg, Wednesday (June 30, 1976). A retired manufacturer of paper boxes, he came here in 1955 from Rutherford, N.J. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home. SM ITH, CHARLES II., 76, of 8350 1 12th St. N, Seminole, Wednesday (June 30, 1976). A retired electrical tester for Westinghouse Electric Co. of East Pittsburgh, he moved here seven years ago from Pittsburgh, Pa. Raymond M, Hook Funeral Home, Seminole. THEIS, MRS. LEON A, 70, of 101 28 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island, Tuesday (June 29, 1976). She was the co-owner of the Suncrest Motel and moved here 25 years ago from New Albany, Ind. Baynard-Thompson Beach Memorial Chapel. Births ST. ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL Mr. and Mrs. James R. Colp, 2595 Granada Circle,-a girl, 7 pounds 1 ounce or 3.2 kilograms, 12:49 p.m. June 29. Mr. and Mrs. Edward McDade, 4385 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park, a girl, 6 pounds 13 ounces or 3.1 kilograms, 5:06 p.m. June 29. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Atkinson, 1915 47th St. S, a boy, 6 pounds 3 ounces or 2.8 kilograms, 4:28 a.m. June 30. Mr. and Mrs. John Burford, 525 25th Ave. N, a boy, 8 pounds 7 ounces or 3.8 kilograms, 5:38 a.m. June 30. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Tittle, 546 88th Ave. N, a girl, 8 pounds 14 ounces or 4 kilograms, 7:35 a.m. June 30. BAYFRONT MEDICAL CENTER Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Shallow, 806 60th St. S, Gulfport, a boy, 6 pounds 15 ounces or 3.6 kilograms, 2:27 a.m. June 30. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lefferts, 6461 Bougainvilla Ave. S, a boy, 7 pounds 13 'a ounces or 3.55 kilograms, 9:06 a.m. June 30. Mr. and Mrs. Freddie J. Smith, 2529 17th Ave. S, a girl, 5 pounds 3': ounces or 2.37 kilograms, 5:15 p.m. June 30. OUT OF TOWN Mr. and Mrs. Michael Wilkins, formerly of Seminole, a girl, 7 pounds 5 ounces, 8:22 p.m. June 29 in Jacksonville. Zeigler jury without verdict after first day of deliberation United Preee Niternetlonel JACKSONVILLE The circuit court jury, deliberating the first-degree murder charges against Winter Garden furniture store owner William T. Zeigler, recessed for the night at 7:06 p.m. Wednesday. Following more than five hours of deliberation, the seven whites and Ave blacks on the panel were sent to a local motel after receiving instructions from Orange-Osceola Circuit Court Judge Maurice M. Paul not to discuss the case or watch news accounts of the trial on television. The jury is to resume deliberations today at 9 a.m. The case had gone to the jury at 2:03 p.m. Wednesday at the conclusion of rebuttal remarks by State Attorney Robert Eagan. EAGAN EARLIER told the jury the state's witnesses "couldn't lie" and asked the jurors to find Zeigler, owner of the W. T. Zeigler Furniture Store of Winter Garden guilty of first-degree murder. Defense attorney Ralph V. Hadley III countered by arguing that even "if you are 90 per cent sure Tommy Zeigler did it you must acquit him 90 per cent sure is not good enough; 90 per cent means a verdict of not guilty." The remarks by the opposing lawyers came in the closing arguments of the trial that began four weeks ago. Zeigler is charged in the shooting murders of his wife, Eunice, 31; her parents, Perry Edwards, 72, and Virginia Edwards, 62, of Muultrie, Ga. and Charles Mays Jr., 35, of Oakland, a store customer. The state says the killings were part of a plot to collect $520,000 in insurance on his wife. around f larida Judge rebuked for improper advances TALLAHASSEE The State Supreme Court Wednesday ordered the reprimand of Dade County Circuit Judge John Gale, who was accused of making improper sexual advances to a female lawyer who had a case pending in his courtroom. The court did not give details of the charges or name the female lawyer involved in the incident. It based its finding on a hearing by the Judicial Qualifications Commission, which reviewed the case earlier this year. FBI arrests man wanted in Chicago JACKSONVILLE A former professional wrestler wanted on burglary charges in Chicago was arrested by the FBI in Jacksonville Wednesday along with a man sought on armed robbery charges in Miami. The FBI identified the two as Helbert Eugene Sanner, 45, of Arkansas City, Kan., and Edward Allen Rose, 21. Sanner has been charged with three burglary counts for crimes in Elk Grove Village, Wilnett and Chicago 111., the FBI said. Rose was charged on an armed robbert warrant issued last week in Dade County, a spokesman said. The FBI said Sanner, a former wrestler, was visiting relatives in the Jacksonville area. Rose was arrested in the same vehicle with Sanner. 'Lubbers' moving east COCOA If you thought love bugs were bad, get a load of the Florida lubber. The lubbers are multicolored grasshoppers ranging up to three inches long that have been spotted on Interstate 95 heading east toward Brevard County's inhabited sections. At times they have been seen in thick concentrationss along the road, with many of them hopping to their doom beneath car tires. Unlike the love bug, Florida lubbers eat vegetation and are "quite destructive and will eat anything green" in their path, says Lowell Loadholtz, county extension director. "They are heavier than normal this year," he said Tuesday. Sylvester Rose, county extension agent, said he also has received reports this year about the influx of the locust-like pests. The pests can be controlled with insecticide, officials said. American Party leader criticized TALLAHASSEE American Party members castigated a party leader who negotiated a so-called conservative coalition with Republicans to support Dr. John Grady's U.S. Senate bid, a published report said Wednesday. Tom Anderson of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., the American Party presidential candidate, said the alliance with Republicans was opposed by Florida members of the party, reported Roland Page, Washington correspondent of the New York Times-Florida newspapers. Anderson said Florida members of the party "read the riot act" to state chairman Mark Andrews at a meeting in Orlando last month. His account was confirmed by several Florida members of the party, Page said. Wildlife group backs Holey Land canal TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Wildlife Federation announced its support Wednesday of a plan for construction of a small canal across the northern boundaries of the "Holey Land" in Palm Beach County. The plan was developed by hydrologist James H. Hartwell as an alternate proposal to the Division of State Planning recommendation to flood the Holey Lands with up to five feet of water. Hart-well, a former U.S. Geological Survey engineer, said his plan would send the water over the marshlands, which would act as a filter to clean up nutrient loaded waters. The water then would be sent through culverts to Conservation Area III. He said water pumped from the Miami Canal could be sent through the small distribution canal and allowed to overflow onto the Holey Land in an effort to restore the natural wetland characteristics of the area. Sliger to be acting FSU president TALLAHASSEE Dr. Bernard F. Sliger Wednesday was named to be interim president of Florida State University, effective Aug. 1, while the Florida Board of Regents seek a permanent replacement for Stanley Marshall. A regents spokesman said it would be some time before a permanent replacement is found for Marshall, who announced his resignation earlier this year after eight years as president of FSU. Sliger, 51, who is the executive vice president of FSU, has removed himself from consideration as the permanent president. Zoo-cruelty charges to be probed MIAMI The Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission will investigate chrges by the Humane Society of the United States that animals at Dade County's Crandon Park Zoo have been subjected to "callous, savage" treatment. The society charges that zebras are kept in the open without shade; bird feed is often exhausted; and bodies of dead animals, including baby elephants, are left to rot atop a barn so their skeletons can be preserved. The zoo said wild zebras live on plains where shade is scarce; Announcements Conner, Mrs. Margaret H. Murray, Mr. Luther F. FOR INFORMATION CAU csllHURSTOn uundac Jotnc, JiiC. 145 8th St No. (St Peterikurg) Phone 896-3141 . . . your assurance of compete satisfaction with no additional costs. It's everybody's business CJt. grtprnburg Simfa) WMtSU HIT mtlVAHt BUSINESS NEWS ADVERTISEMENT flOWEBS FOR All OCCASIONS BOB'S HOUSE OF FLOWERS 6821 33rd St. N. 526-6840 foods Waddings Sonqutts J. DOUGLAS BAIRD FUNERAL HOME TIADHIONAl 'UNf IAI SMVICES OUT Of STttI ADKNOfMfNIS WE NOW OFFER CREMATION "'255.00 Without Additional Cost of "Memberships" Ml FUNERAL HOME M I 347-2121 Tl "WITH REGARD TO A CARD OF THANKS" Vary oftsn o card of thanks in the St. Petersburg Tinws and Indapandtnt meet a mad which con hardly be solvad in any othar wffy. Not only it it a gracious expreition of gratitude to thosa who have sant floral tributes or nwnoridi but courteously ackraw-'edgas the services and kindness of the many to whom a personal note of thanks cannot be mailed or whose names ond oddreises ore not known. A card of thanks may be arranged by cal-ing Mr. Eugene Waller. 893-8518. ""WoodlawiL memory gardens Above Ground Cremations Below Ground (GLEN ABBEY COURT (GARDEN CHAPEL NICHEs) (gLEM ABBEY GARDEN) Companions $395 Westminster Crypts $1095 Companion Crypts $1195 Single Crypts $695 Singles $210 (Companions) All of the above pre-need costs include: Perpetual Care Opening & Closing Expense Bronze Memorials Vaults Crypt purchases may be made on time payments without interest or on a cash discount plan. Pre-planning insures dollar savings and peace of mind. Open Saturday & Sunday 101 58th Street South, St. Petersburg, 341-7761 bird feed has been exhausted only twice in recent years because of incursions by wild ducks and sea gulls; and no elephant carcasses have been left atop the barn, while bodies of smaller animals have been put in plastic sheets to limit odor. Sham-marriage 'arranger' convicted MIAMI A Cuban exile who said he was a double agent for the CIA while acting as an arms buyer for Fidel Castro was convicted by a federal jury Tuesday of arranging sham marriages for aliens facing deportation. Vidal Morales in testimony in his defense, told the jurors he was a mere errand boy for attorneys operating the sham marriage scheme. He said he was prosecuted only because he refused to give the names of the attorneys to immigration agents. Witnesses testified that American citizens were paid $1100 to go through marriage ceremonies with aliens and after the aliens received resident status in the U.S. the marriages were annulled. Morales' attorney said he would appeal the conviction. 4 Alachua County officials indicted GAINESVILLE Three Alachua County commissioners and County Administrator Howard Weston were indicted by the Alachua County grand jury Wednesday for "improprieties" in the handling of county funds. The grand jury issued a 21-count indictment against County Commission Chairman Jon Wiershow and Commissioners Ed Turlington and Jack Durrance and a four-count indictment against Weston. The investigation began in February with a state audit of the 1973-74 fiscal year, which listed 21 pages of "improprieties" in the handling of county funds by Alachua officials. They included using bond money to pay operational costs, not keeping proper accounts and records, co-mingling of construction funds, failure to appoint trustees to handle bond issues and failure to keep proper records. Recent audits show the county has a short term debt of $6.2-miilion, most of which has been spent on operations since 1973. All the indictments are third-degree misdemeanors based on Florida's Malfeasance Law. The commissioners will appear before a county judge July 15 to answer the charges. Teacher group backs Barron foe TALLAHASSEE The Florida Teaching Profession (FTP), which has strongly criticized legislative appropriations for school financing, Wednesday endorsed Tallahassee businessman Travis Marchant, who is running against Senate President Dempsey Barron, D-Panama City. The FTP and Florida Education Association-United, two teachers' lobby groups, are trying to unseat Barron because of the legislator's firm stands against increasing taxes for providing additional school revenues. Barron feels that recommended levels of school financing are adequate and said earlier this week that the two lobbby groups do not fairly represent views of teachers. Many teachers, said Barron, are supporting his bid for re-election. Funeral notices BARBER - Wiliam T. E 11, of 46C Fourth Ave. S, died Tuesday, June 29, 1976 it local hospital A native of wemngDoro, England, Mr. Barber came here 16 years ago. He was a re tier d general construction civil engineer; was of the Lutheran faith; a veteran of world War I; member of St. Petersburg Lodge 139 F&AM and was a life member of American Society of Civil Engineers. He Is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Calvin C Kesslnger of San Diego, Calif. Funeral services wll be held at The Palms Memorial at 9 a m Friday with Rev. A. L, Albers officiating. BRANDFASS - Harry W., 15, of 4331 29tn Ave N , passed away Wednesday, June 30, 1976 Born in BrMtant, Ohio, he moved to St. Petersburg 17 years ago from Arlington, Va. He was a retired electrician for the GSA U.S. Government, and a member of the Palm Lake Christian Church, St. Petersburg, and Wheeling Lodge No. S AF&AM, Wheeling, W. Va. Mr. Brandfass Is Survived by his wife, Etta, a daughter, Mrs. Sarah Deickman, Elm Grove, W. Va., a son, Kenneth, Lauderhil, Fie., a sister, Miss Ned Brandfass, Wheeling, W. Va., four grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. Funeral services win be conducted at 4PM Today at the R. Lee WiWams Funeral Home, 49th St. at 35th Ave. N., with Rtv. J. W. Cate officiating. Additional services and Interment wil be in Wheeling, W. Va. The family request that aH memorials be In the form of contributions to Palm Lake Christian Church. Friends wil be re ceived at the time of service at the R. Lee Williams Funeral Home, t CONNER - Mrs. Margaret K, 76, of 3510 41st Ave. S passed away, Tuesday, June 29, 1976. Born In BeHevue, Pa., Mrs. Conner came here In 1934 from Pittsburgh, Pa. She was the co-owner and operator of the Garden Res taurant and the Conner Hotel, here, Mrs. Conner was member of the First United Methodist Chruch, St. Petersburg and of W.S C.S. She was also member of Eureka Chapter of O E S. and of Sinawik, St. Petersburg. Surviving are her husband, Wiliam 8. Conner Sr., a son, WWem B. Conner Jr., a daughter, Mrs. Donald K. Ware, aM of St. Petersburg, and two grandchMdrea Friends may cal at Wittwlm-Thurston Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9pm Thursday and until service time on Friday. Funeral services wW be conducted 2pm Friday in Witwlm-Thurston Chapel, 145 8th St. N., with The Rev. J. Marvin Sweat Jr., officlatina. Interment wil fol low in Memorial Park. KATZ Herschel J., 52, a resident of this city for the past 7 years, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 1976. Mr. Katz was born In Cincinnati, Ohio, and resided localy at 125 73rd Ave N. He was a produce salesman and a Work) War N Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy M., a son, Joseph Katz, St. Petersburg; a daughter, Mrs. J. A. Gogats, of Cincinnati, Ohio; a brother, Leonard Katz, of anctanatl, Ohio, and one grandchild. Friends may cal to pay their resoects al the Downs-Ford Chap el, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where services wis be held Friday at 10 a m. with Rev. Kimble Turner Jr. officiating. Interment wiH follow In Woodlawn Memory G rdens. DOWNS-FORD CHAPEL 1045 9th Ave. N. 122-2024 KIEPPER - Mrs. Elsie Viola, 82, of 130 North Shore Dr., St. Petersburg, Fla.. died Monday, June 28, 1976. Born in Johnstown, Pa., here 23 years from Cleveland, Ohio. Member Pilgrim Congregational Church, St. Petersburg. SURVIVORS Daughter, Mrs. Dorothy M. Wenti, St. Petersburg; a son, Dean W. Kiefter, Cleveland; four sisters Including Mrs. Ore Edwards, St. Petersburg, grandchildren and great-grandchlldrea SERVICES Funeral services wil be heid Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Beach Memorial Chapel, 301 Corey (74th) St. Petersburg Beach, with Rev. Daniel V. Horn officiating. Family prefers memorials In her memory to Pilgrim Congregational Church or the American Cancer Society, BAYNARD-THOMPSON BEACH MEMORIAL CHAPEL PHONE 360-5577 LEAN Charles C. Lean, 77, of 5695 40th Ave. N, husband of Mrs. Mary H. Lean, oled Tuesday morning in a hospi tal after several days Mness. A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., Mr. Lean came here 12 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio, where he was a construction engineer with Jone & LaugNin Steel Co. He was a member of the American Baptist Church of the Beattttudes, and Westgate Hi-Twelve Club, here, and of Masonic Lodge No. 45 F&AM, in Pittsburgh. Funeral services Fred H. Ken-field Funeral Home, (200 Pasadena Ave. S.) 4 p.m. Friday, The Rev. Or, Russe H. Bishop, his pastor, officiating. Burial later in Pennsylvania. Contributions to the Heart Fund preferred. MANGRAM - Funeral services for Mr. Lonnte J. Mangram, 2701 Emerson Ave., S wif be held Friday, July 2, 1976, 2:00 P.M. at CREAL FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Clarence War mack officiating. Interment wil follow In Lincoln Cemetery. Mr. Mangram was born in Montezuma, Ga., and came here 30 years ago from there. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Annie Mangram; 2 daughters, Mrs. EHa Mae Varner, husband, Grant; Mrs. Rutha Mae Sanders, husband, Rufus; an adopted daughter, Ms. Doris Byrd, St. Petersburg; 2 sisters, Mrs. Lou Ann Mitchell, Orlando, Fla.; Mrs. Alice Mae Felton, Perry, Ga.; 3 brothers, Ester, Oglethorpe, Ga.; EsteV and Henry Mangram, St. Petersburg; 10 grandchildren, Including Mrs. Cere-ther W iicher, husband Charles; Miss Velinda Sanders, St. Petersburg; 4 great-grandchildren and other relations. Friends may cal after 2:00 P.M today until 9:00 P.M. CREAL FUNERAL HOME 896-2602 NICOL Alexander, 85, 2400 51st St. N died Wednesday, June 30, 1976. Born in New York Oty, Mr. Nicol came to St. Petersburg In 1955 from Rutherford, NJ. He was a retired manufacturer of paper boxes. Was a member of Mansfield Masonic Lodge No. 36 F&AM, Washington, NJ, and was a Work) War I Army Veteran. Survivors include hit brother, David Nicol, Orleans, Mass and two nephews, Donald C Nicol Stuart, Fla., and Robert Nicol, Union, NJ. Funeral service wil be held Friday at 10AM at the Anderson McQueen Funeral Home. Entombment wM follow In Memorial Park Mausoleum Friends may cal Thursday from 4-7PM at the Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home, 2201 9th St. N. RADFORD -Harold E., of 1554 Dundas St. E., Toronto, Canada, (formerly of St. Petersburg, Fla.) at Toronto, on Wednesday, June 30, 1976. Harold E. Radford, beloved husband of Bessie, dear father of Berneice, Dorothy, Shirley and Herbert. Funeral wHI take place on Friday, July 2, TARBET - Donald M., 56, of 5943 ?9th Ave. N passed away Tuesday, June 29, 1976. Born in Conshohocken, Pa., he moved here 10 years ago from King of Prussia, Pa where he was a salesman for a glass company. He served In World War I, and was a member of the Church of the Transfiguration. Mr. Tar bet Is survived by several brothers and sisters. Funeral Mass wW be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Jury 2, 1976 at the Church of the Transfiguration with The Rev. Father Laurent Bourke, celebrant. Interment services wil follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends wW be received from 7-9 p.m. today at the R. Lee Wlliams Funeral Home, 3530 49th St. N. THEIS - Laona, 70, of 10128 Guff Blvd., Treasure island, Fie., died Tuesday, June 29, 1976. Born in Louisville, Ky., here 25 years from New Atoeny, md. Owner Suncrest Motel. SURVIVORS Husband Fred, Treasure Island, one son, Guy W. Thels, Seffner, Fla., one daughter, Mrs. Ronald Watson, Treasure island, one brother. Newel Boyle, Louisville, Ky three sisters, Mrs. James Adams, Treasure island, Mrs. Evelyn Nohatty, and Mrs. Frank Smith, both of Louis vile, Ky. and 7 grandchildren, VISITATION Friends may cal at the Beach Memorial Chapel, 301 Corey (74th) Ave., St. Petersburg Beach, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. SERVICES Services wR be from Dteckman Funeral Home, New Albany, Ind. BAYNARD-THOMPSON BEACH MEMORIAL CHAPEL PHONE d0-5577

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