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- ' :. . ! ) I ) Chief of Police in Miami, Walter Headley, Dies at 63 MIAMI wi Walter Head-ley, architect of a crime crackdown that sent police dogs and shotgun-toting patrolmen into Miami's slums in force, died yesterday, but his tough police techniques will live on. Headley, Miami police chief for 20 years, died of cardiac arrest at a local hospital yesterday morning. He was 63. The chief embroiled himself In national controversy drawing praise from some public officials and criticism from national civil rights leaders when he ordered the intensified enforcement of the law after a rash of Christmas robberies and murders in the city Negro district last year. Miami Mayor Stephen P. Clark said yesterday Head-ley's policy "will always be in existence in this city." i i ... i s i ; f J. i VJi 4 Clark said: "The policy which has been recently begun by Chief Headley called by the press a "get-tough' policy apparently has been effective because our crime rate has not risen as fast as the na tional average. The policy of the City Commission is to en force the law without dis- -crimination." An ambulance took Headley .to a local hospital Friday inight for treatment of pleurisy .lingering since September swhen he suffered a fall that .cracked several ribs and sprained an ankle. His heart topped at 8:35 a.m. yester day, Miami police reported. I The 6-foot-3, 250-pound vet eran of 31 years on the Miami police force announced last December he was abandoning community relations efforts fand , said vhis officers were yunder orders to use shotguns !and dogs in a war on hood lums. ;. b "Felons will learn that they can't be bonded out of the morgue," Headley said. "We don't mind being accused of police brutality. They haven't .seen anything yet." v,: 'Headley later reported robberies in Miami's Negro district had dropped from 188 last December to 71 in January, 88, in February and 130 in Funeral Notices ATKINSON, EDWIN D. SR. Funeral (services I'.'i cuwin u. nuiuson at, : age 81. of 6009 Hiver Terrace will be held Monday at 2 o'clock from the Chapel of JENNINGS FUNERAL HOME, 6S0O Nebraska- Ave., at Sligh, with Rev. H. C. Stringfellowr a retired Baptist Minister officiating. Interment will follow in Orange Hill Cemetery. Chief Headley ... controversial March. However, the Federal Bureau of Investigation reported there were 27 murders in Miami in the first six months of 1967 and 33 in the first half of this year. Chicago Mayor Richard Daley praised Headley when he announced the policy. And Headley said Chicago police followed his lead in handling demonstrators at the democratic National Convention there in August. "Mayor Daley went right along with my suggestion," Headley said. But when a 16-year-old Negro accused two city policemen of dangling him by his heels 75-feet over the Miami River, Headley suspended both men immediately. One officer resigned from the force and the other was dismissed. They later pleaded guilty to federal charges of violating the boy's civil rights. Negro leader's said the chief's quick suspensions of the men probably averted a racial disturbance. When riots erupted in Miami during the Republican National Convention last summer,, while Headley was vacationing, looters were not fired upon. Three Negroes were shot to death, but they died in shootouts with police. Headley, who ' had twice married and divorced, wed a police-woman seven months ago. Other survivors include three sons, Jack and Joseph, both former policemen who became lawyers, and Tom, a student at the University of Florida. The funeral will be Tuesday at 3 p.m. in Bayfront Park Au ditorium. It will be a military- style funeral with a procession of : police motorcycles and cars. Circuit Court Judge J. Fritz Gordon will conduct the service. Resign? If So, Who Follows? WASHINGTON Ul Will FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover choose his 74th birthday next Jan. 1 to announce his retirement? There's speculation in the Justice Department that he will, but no word from the director himself, nor from his close associates. President - elect Richard M. Nixon is a friend of Hoover's, and possibly he'll be the only one entrusted with advance knowledge of Hoover's intentions. Atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark probably won't. The relationship between Hoover and Clark is known to have cooled in the past year. A bigger question than Hoover's possible retirement date, however, is who will replace the man who has spent 44 years as the nation's top police officer. Deaths in THE TAMPA TRIBUNE-TIMES, Sunday, November 17, 19G8 17-A STtWl Hynrea and West Florida Funeral Notices LOPEZ SR., JOSEPH P. Funeral services for Mr. Joseph P. Lopez Sr., 74, rural Tampa, lifelong resident of Tam pa who passed away in a local hospital Saturday afternoon, will be held Tuesday morning at 10:00 A.M. at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church at which time a Requiem Mass will be offered for the repose of his Soul by itev. r. John . Luna, M.M. Interment will follow in a local c?metery. Recitation of the Rosary will be Monday night at 8:00 P.M. at MARSICAXO FUNERAL HOME, 4040 Henderson Blvd. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ruth Whitman Lopez, Tampa: one son, Joseph P. Lopez Jr., Tampa; three daughters, Mrs. Kathrvn L. Lovell, Mrs. Helen (Pat) L. Garvin both oi Tampa and Mrs. Euneia L. Hawkins, Marietta, Ga.; one brother. Fred J. Lopez Sr.. St. Petersburg. Fla.; three sisters. Mrs. Rosa Rothert, Mrs. Marv L. Stein and Mrs. Catherine Johns all of Tampa; 20 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. OLLICE, RODNEY LEE Funeral services for infant Rodney Lee OUice, age two, resident of Lake Placid, will be held Tuesday 2 P.M. at the Venus Baptist Church, Venus, Florida, with the pastor Rev. John James officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Placid Oak Hill Cemetery with the Belcher Funeral Home in charge of uie arrangements. JACK M. RAGSDALE Jack M. Ragsdale, age 40, retired M Sgt USAF, Lake Le-Clair, died Wednesday in Ft. Smith. Ark. A native of Tampa, he had lived in Tampa most of his life, other than his military service of 20 years. He is survived by three daughters, Miss Linda Ragsdale, Miss Don.ia Ragsdale and Miss Melody Ragsdale, Cocoa Beach; son Jack Ragsdale Jr., Cocoa Beach: his parents Mr. and Mrs. M. V. Ragsdale, Lake Le Clair; two brothers, James V Ragsdale, rural Tampa, and T. E. Ragsdale, Temple Ter race, and two sisters, Mrs. J. J Brock, Atlanta, and Mrs. J. S Stephens, Lake LeClair. MRS. LOUISE L. PACKARD Mrs. Louise Lorance Packard 72, a native of Sabanal, Texas and a resident of 424 Columbia Dr., Tampa, died yesterday, Survivors include one son, Jack C. White of Inverness; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Louise Wade, Ft. Walton Beach. BERNARDO SIERRA Bernardo Sierra, 86, of 1822 14th Ave., died Friday. A native of Key West, he had resided in Tampa for 60 years. He was a Catholic tl a retired cigar maker. Surviving is a son, Dan- ton Sierra, of Tampa. RODNEY OLLICE ORLANDO Rodney Lee 01 lice, 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed ward OUice, died Friday. He was born in Sebring, and moved here from Lake Placid. Other survivors include one brother, Edward Ollice; one sister, Jea nette Ollice, and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Ollice of Lake Placid, and Mr. and Mrs. John Rodgers of Miami. BARTLEr, MRS. JOSEPHINE Funeral services for Mrs. Josephine Bartley, ' 101, a resident of the Rohr Rome in Bartow, who passed away Friday, will be held Monday at 10 A.M. from the Whidden Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James H. Wade officiating. In- terment will be in Augusta, Ga. BEALS, CLARENCE O. Mr. Clarence O. Beats, 45, of Manteo, N.C., passed away Friday morning in a local hos-Pital. The remains were sent to the Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, N.C., for services and interment in New Hollywood Cemetery. The Duval - Funeral Home, 3800 Nebraska Avenue, ." was in charge of local arrangements. CLESI. IGNACIO (NELSON! Funeral services for Mr. Ignacio (Nelson) Clesi, . age 64, of 3014 E. Jean will b: held Monday at 2 P.M. from the A. P. ' BOZA RIVERSIDE CHAPEL (3809 N. ARMENIA AVE.) with interment to " follow in a local cemetery. He is sur- vived by a brother, Mr. Frank Clese of Lakeland, Fla., and a niece, Mrs. " Frances Kesne of New Orleans, La. J Pallbearers will be: Mr. Tony Man-" ali, Mr. Frank Manali, Mr. Dominick Capitano. Mr. Philip Caltagirone, Mr. "Joseph White and Mr. Franklin Burke. ""THE FAMILY WILL BE AT THE " RIVERSIDE CHAPEL SUNDAY FROM 8 P.M. TO 9 P.M. WHERE ROSARY t SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT " 8:30 P.M. COLON, FIDEL There will be a recita- tion of the Rosary for the repose of the ': soul of Fidel Colon, age 34, of Ruskin, . Florida at the Lewers and Shannon Fu- nera! Home, Ruskin, with the Rev. . Father Antonio Diez, pastor of St. Ann's Catholic Church officiating. Visiting hours are from 5 till 9 and the Rosary will be conducted at 7 o'clock Sunday, Nov. 17. Belgian Operator GHENT, Belgium UPD Belgium's first lung transplant operation was performed successfully at Ghent University hospital Thursday night, hospital sources said yesterday. The sources said the operation lasted three hours and the patient, a 24-year-old metalworker, was doing well. Funeral Notices HAYS, CAPT. JOHN H. Funeral services for capt. John H. Hays, who was killed in Vietnam Nov. 8, will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Winter Haven. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe K. Hays of Winter Haven and the grandson of Mrs. M. J. Hulsey of Tampa. He is also survived by his widow, the former Leslie Ann Contros, of Salem, Mass., and a baby daughter; and two sisters, Mrs. James A. Milam of Washington, D.C., and Miss Suzy Hays of Winter Haven. Capt. Hays, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, had served eignt montns tn Vietnam. He had Been awarded the Purple Heart and a battlefield commendation for valor, and the award of the Silver Star for gallantry in action had been authorized. The family REQUESTS THAT FLOWERS BE OMITTED; contributions may be made to the John H. Hays Student Council Scholarship Fund. HENSLER, CARL GEORGE Recitation of the Rosary for Mr. Carl George Hensler, of 410 6th Avenue, S.E., Ruskin, will be said this evening at 7:30 o'clock at the Garden Chapel, Duval Funeral Home, 3800 Nebraska Avenue, by Fr. Antoine Diez. Requiem Mass for the repose of his soul will be off?red Monday morning at 10:00 o'clock at St. Anne's Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Ruskin Cemetery. The family request "Flowers Please Be Omitted." EAGAN, JOHN R, (JOHNNY) Funeral '- services for Mr. John R. (Johnny) Eagan, 63, of 2108 W. Marquette St., ' died Saturday afternoon at his resi-dence. Time and place will be an- nounced later by the SNIPES FU- -KERAL HOME, 6718 N. Armenia; ' rZi' '"1 bl?fk,L5"Utj! 5 Slis." MA ve ! LAMBERT, WILLIAM H.-Funeral serv-Interment will be in Garden of Mem-: i..- xr u ,i i..,m u i k-. dries Cemetery. of the Holowav Road. Plant Citv.'who passed away Saturday, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday from the Turkey Creek f i. . . L. r f i i n nii r rrem. urns miitc v r-.i I J-""""-" n ""n we n n-ipn i. . . . . - Hunt Ann .lamps fcranlr in nrfipiahntf . services lor mrs. maoie c. tinsel, o, T,om,nt h i th M.nutrl ot vii e.. siiKa si., win oe neia mon- r,-t r- , ;i e- i . UIIJ IIJUIII1UK l iU U UUIR I1UI11 IMC Unma 1 0ft? U7 D.t-nnlfjc Titan f.,. . C . 41... 1 .. - c m ..I II i 1 ... o - ' . ...'.-'... .. ficiating. Interment will follow in Sun. ssset Memory Cemetery. BOWE FU-m NER AL HOME. 3611 Busch Blvd., in . charge of arrangements. riNDON, MRS. GEORGIA C Funeral services for Mrs. Georgia C. Findon, ' age 70, Route I, Box 140, Lake Wales, who died Thursday at the Winter Haven Hospital, will be held Monday at 2 P.M. in the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd with the Rev. Canon Richard I. Brown, pastor, offi- ciating. Cremation services will follow. ' J. H. Evans Lake Wales Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Friends may call from 7-9 P.M. Sunday at the r uneral Home. RAGSDALE, JACK M. Mr. Jack M Ragsdale, retired M Sgt., USAF, of Lake LeClair, Florida, passed away weooesaay in rt. smith, Arkansas. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock from the Chapel of th5 F. T. BLOUNT COMPANY FUNERAL HOME, 5101 Nebraska Avenue, with Rev. Jack Whidden, Baptist Minister, officiating. Active Pallbearers will be Wilson Ste phens, Ken Snyder, Carl Bass, Albert Frebis, James Ragsdale, Jr., and Jnf-fery Brock. Honorary Pallbearers will be Rev. Rhymer Knight, Norman Shep-pard, William Boyd, and Clinton Bass. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. RICHISON, JOSEPH F. Joseph F. nicmson, m, ot zyi w, laiewua, passed away Friday morning. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Chapel of the F. T. BLOUNT COMPANY FUNERAL HOME, 5101 Nebraska Avenue, with Rev. Ray Lindsay, pastor of the East Sligh Avenue Baptist Church, officiating. Pall-bearers will be George Rebar, Ellsworth Lehlbach, Denver Rebar, Joseph Cacciatore and Richard Partridge. Interment will be in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS AT THE FUNERAL HOME FROM 7 TO 9 P.M. MONDAY. Mr. Richison is survived by his wife: Mrs. Helen Richison, Tampa; 3 daughters: Mrs. Carmella Byrd, Clarksburg, W. Va.; Mrs. Carol Lee Sutton, Bridgeport, W. Va.; Mrs. Gene Scott, Tampa; 2 sons: Fred Richison III, Clarksburg, W. Va.; Timothy Nixon, Tampa; 3 sisters: Rose Fedio, Clarksburg, W. Va.; Katherine Knight, Bridgeport, W. Va.; Margaret Sisk, Holly Hill, Florida; 4 brothers: Nick Richison, Anmoore, W. Va.; Jim Richison, Anmoore, W. Va.; Carl Richison, Columbus, Ohio; John Richison, Canton, Ohio; and 1 grandson: Fred Allen Richison. SCHOFIELD, HERBERT H. Funeral services for Mr. Herbert H. Schofield, age 65, of 4925 East Broadway, will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the GRAVESIDE at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Reverend Perry Hampton, will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of JENNINGS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 6900 NEBRASKA AVENUE AT SLIGH. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. SIERRA, MR. BERNARDO Funeral services lor Mr. Bernardo Sierra, 86, of 1822 14th Avenue, who passed away Friday evening, will be conducted Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock, from the Graveside in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park, with Rev. Fr. Paul Sullivan, C.S.s.R., to officiate. Arrangements by C. E. PREVATT FUNERAL HOME, 3419 Nebraska Avenue. Survivors: son, Danton Sierra: grandchildren, Danton Sierra Jr., Richard Sierra, Darlene Sierra; nieces, Mrs. Zorairia Martinez, Mrs. Lieia Fernandez, Mrs. Candita Reyes, Mrs. Elvira Gil, Mrs. Josephine Diaz, Mrs. Elisa Gonzalez. MRS. ESSIE FORE LEESBURG Mrs. Essie Daila O'Berry Fore, 81, of Ox ford, died Friday. She was a life long resident of Oxford and was a Baptist. Survivors include her son, James O'Berry of Ocala; two daughters, Mrs. Viola Cros by of Ocala and Mrs. Herman Fore of Sanford, a brother, Moses Milton of Jacksonville. PARK PLATT SR. CLEWISTON - Park Tram-mell Piatt Sr., 55, died Thursday. He was a life long resident of the Lake Okeechobee area. Survivors include two sons, Park T. Piatt Jr., Okeechobee; Steve C. Piatt of Labelle. three brothers, Harman Piatt of Naples, Heenan Piatt of Clewis-ton and Nathan Piatt of Lake- port; one sister; Miss Leila Piatt of Lakeport. LEONARD KLAISNER LAKELAND Leonard J. Klaisner, 55, Asher Road, died Saturday. A native of Cleveland, he came here 14 years ago from Berea, Ohio. He was a maintenance man. He was a Methodist and a Mason. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Clara B. Klais ner, Lakeland; three sisters, Mrs. Helen Gilchrist, Berea, Ohio; Mrs. Ruth Gilchrist. Berea, Ohio; Mrs. Virginia crooKs, Berea, Ohio. CAROL WILLIAMS BARTOW Carol Diane Wil liams, infant, died Saturday. Survivors include her. parents, Mr. ana Mrs. James. H. Wil liams, 330 West Parker St.: one brother, James Dean Williams and one sister, Betty Jane Wil liams, aii ot Bartow. HARRY WALKER BARTOW Harry G. Walker 49, 65o Manor Drive, died Saturday. Born in Welch, W. Va., he came here seven years ago from Princeton, W. Va. He was an Episcopalian. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors in elude his widow, Mary Lee Ark. Wednesday. A native of Randolph. 49, 535 West Hancock itt it . v n!.L . m 1 i. : J f trn n I . ' . . ' . . M.,died Friday. A native oi luKa, Miss., he came here 22 years ago. He was employed by a lumber company. He was a Baptist. Survivors include two sons, Michael Randolph, Lakeland, and William D. Randolph, Kokomo, Ind.; three daughters, Shir- Walker; two sons, Larry Rich ard Walker and Byron Lee Walker: one dauehtcr. Miss Sarah Catherine Walker, all of Bartow; one sister, Mrs. Wil liam S. Hold, Buffalo, N.Y.; one brother, Claude L. Walker, Beckley, W. Va. MRS. MARY COLLINS WINTER HAVEN - Mrs Mary Banner Collins, 42, of 749 Ave N. Southwest, died Saturday. A native of Bondtown, Va., she came here in 1947 from Wise County, Va. Survivors include her husband, Oscar Collins; a son, Edward 0. Collins; two brothers, Terry J. Gibson, and Eugene Gibson. HOUSTON MITCHELL ONECO Infant Houston J. Mitchell, son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Mitchell, died Friday. Other survivors include a twin sister, Ramania Fay Mitchell; stepbrother, Oudis Murkerson, Oneco. SHERRY WILLIS PALMETTO Sherry Willis, 18, 1510 12th St., died from in juries received in an auto accident Friday. Born in Ansted, W. Va., she came here in 1959. She was a BaDtist. a 1968 gradu ate of Palmetto Hign bcnooi, and was employed as a secretary. Survivors include her par- ents, Mr. ana iirs. naiy" nmn, Palmetto; brothers, Jerry Willis and David Willis, Palmetto; Donald Willis, Tampa; Jack Willis, Rockville, Md.; sisters, Mrs. Drema Cannon, Lake Wales; Miss Penny K. Willis, Palmetto. STEVENS, MRS. FLORENCE ETHEL RICE Funeral services for Mrs. Flor ence E. R. Stevens will be held Mon- oay afternoon at 2 o'clock from the chapel of Wells Funeral Home in Plant City. Rev. A. L. Mears will officiate. Interment will be in Avon Park Cemetery. Those selected to serve as pallbearers will please meet at the chapel at 1:45 o'clock. She is survived by her son, Raymond B. Rice, Plant City, 4 sisters, Mrs. Naomi Brown, Springfield, Ohio, Mrs. Donna Charaberlin, North Lewisburg, Mich., Mrs. Cecil Edds, Lansing, Mich., Mrs. Rula Burden, Warren, Ohio, 3 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Wells Funeral Home, Inc., will be in charge of arrangements. LAYTON, MRS. LENA M. Funeral services for Mrs. Lena M. Lay ton, age 56, 4007 San Miguel, will be held at 2:00 o'clock Monday afternoon at CURRY'S FUNERAL HOME, 605 S. MacDill Avenue. The Rev. Hoyt Massey, Rector of M. John's Episcopal Church will offi ciate. Cremation will follow. "THE FAMILY REUESTS THAT FLOWERS PLEASE BE OMITTED." Those who so desire may make contributions to The Heart Fund. The family will be at the funeral home Sunday evening between 7:03 and 9:00 P.M. QARCIA. MRS. RAMON A Funeral serv- ices ior mrs. rtamona iarcia, i. bii Vanderbaker Rd., Temple Terrace, res-, ident of Tampa for 48 years, who pass-( ed away in a local hospital Saturday m morning, will b; held Monday morning at 10:00 A.M. at MARSICANO FU- NERAL HOME, 4040 Henderson Blvd. Rev. Fr. Emile Bordenave. S.J. will of- ficiate with interment to follow in Cen- tro Espanol Memorial. Pallbearers will be Angel Banos, Joe Fernan- ""dez, Carmelo Testa Secca, John Gar- cia. Caspar Garcia and Larry PividaL She it survived by 6 daughters, Mrs. ' Virginia Villareal. Mrs. Stella Banos, Mrs. Alfonsina Pividal, Mrs. Ramona TestaSecca, Mrs. Hilaria Traina and Mrs. Julia Fernandez all of Tampa; 2 sons. John Garcia, Hudson, Fla., and Caspar Garcia, Tampa; 25 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. The family will be at the f uneral Home Sunaav night from 7-00 P.M. until P.M. THE FAMILY REQUESTS - THAT FLOWERS PLEASE BE OMIT- -TED. LEWIS, MAJOR, DESSIE ROSCOE Fn- nerai services tor Major uessie Koscoe Lewis, (U.S. Army Retired), age 68, 818 Alice Circle, Lutz, will be held at 10:00 o'clock Monday morning at St. Maiys Catholic Church, at which time a Requiem Mass for the Repose of his Soul will be offered by Rev. Father James A. Larkin, Pastor. Interment with full Military Honors by the Mac-Dill Air Force Base personnel will fol low in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. A Recitation of the Rosary will be said at CURRY'S FUNERAL HOME, 605 S. MacDill Avenue Sunday evening ai o:m o ciock. THEDELL. M. E. "Tweed" Mr. M. E A "Tweed" Twedell. 54, of 530 Su-V wanee Circle, passed away Friday morning. Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 11:30 from the Chapel of the F. T. BLOUNT COMPANY FUNERAL HOME, 5101 Nebraska Avenue, with the Rev. Billv Barber, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Active pallbearers will be Dr. Thomas McKell. Bergen Newell, William C. Macinnes, C. J. Sedlmayr, Jr., Albert Sweeney, J. Mc- Kissick Jeter, Joseph Monsour and John Libby. Honorary bearers will be Directors of the Florida State Fair, Directors of the International Association of Fairs, and the Directors of the International Motor Contest Aswia-tion. Entombment will be in Mvrtle Hill Mausoleum with Memorial Lodge 20 FAM officiating. Funeral Notices YOUNG, ANDREW G. Funeral services (?r Mr- Andrew G. Young, 75, of 2801 North Blain Acres Drive, Plant City, who passed away Friday wil be held i i p.m. monaay from the chapel of wciiiuiMi r unerai nome, lauj w. Reynolds, Plant City, with Rev. Claud W Crosby officiating. Pallbearers are M. M. Ostime, Jo N. Wells, Vernon Walker, Walter Brown, Bill Miiey and Jimmy Dees. Interment will be in the Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery on U.S. 301. LV MEMORIAM. In silent tribute and loving memory of our son and brother Phillip Michael Lybrand who died November 16, 1967. Sadly missed but will be loved and remembered always by his family. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Lybrand Linda and Gary HUGH GARDNER INVERNESS Hugh E. Gardner, 74, 504 North Line St., rlier Friday. A native of Berrien County, Mich., he came here four years ago. He was a Baptist. He was a veteran of World War I. He was a member of the American Legion. Survivors m-j Hurl his widow. Mrs. Bessie; Gardner of Inverness: two sons, James E. Gardner, Eau Gallie, Mich., and Richard H. Gardner,! Pleasant Hill, Ohio; one daugh-l ter, Mrs. Stewart nearer oi, Berrien Springs, Mich., and one sister, Mrs. Frank Sommer of Niles, Mich. i MRS. GEORGIA FINDON I LAKE WALES - Mrs. Georgia C. Findon, 70, mea Thursday. A native of Hartford, Conn., she came here 23 years go from Tampa. She was a re tired secretary. She was an Episcopalian. She was a member of O.E.S., a former member of the Business & Professional Womens Club, and a member of the Golden Bough Association. Survivors include one brother, Clarence C. Cadwell of Tampa; three sisters, Mrs. Lois C. Rounds. Tampa, Mrs. Frances C. Well and Mrs. Betty C. Taub- man, both of Lake Wales. Tampa and retired from USAF. he lived in Tampa most of his life except during military ser vice. Survivors include: three daughters, Linda Ragsdale, Donja Ragsdale and Melody Ragsdale, Cocoa Beach; a son, Jack Ragsdale Jr., Cocoa Beach; parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. V. Ragsdale, Lake LeClair; two brothers, James V. Ragsdale, and T. E. Ragsdale, Tampa; and two sisters, Mrs. J. J. Brock, Atlanta, Ga., and Mrs. J. S. Stephens, Lake LeClair. MRS. MARY MOCK LAKELAND Mrs. Mary Beulah Mock, 72, 3902 South Florida Ave., died Saturday. She was a native of Hilham, Tenn. She was a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Daniel E. Mock; one son, Llndel Farner, Lakeland; one step-son, Max Mock, Lakeland; three daughters, Mrs. W. W. Bradley and Mrs. W. A. Boutwell, both of Lakeland, and Mrs. Sammy Cole, Highland City, three stepdaughters, Mrs. t. W. Glass, Highland City; Mrs. E. M. At-tenburg, Lakeland, Mrs. C. B. Mattox, Virginia; one brother, Argle Boles, Cookville, Tenn. MRS. ANNA LUFSEY LAKELAND Mrs. Anna L. Lufsey, 89, 1514 Arlington Road, died Friday. A native of North J Carolina, she came here 70 years ago from Salisbury, N. C. ! She was a Methodist. Survivors j include one son, R. M. (Bob)) Lufsey, Lakeland, and one j daughter, Mrs. Lyle E. Stratton, Lakeland. WILLIAM RANDOLPH LAKELAND William Otis ley, Sheila and Patsy Randolph all of Lakeland; three brothers, Thurmon Randolph, Iuka, Miss.; Cecil Randolph, Harvey, La. and Waylon Randolph, Dearborn, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. Kcunice Lamarough, Dearborn, Mich., and Mrs. Maxine Johnson, Iuka, Miss. 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FUNERAL HOME Phone 877-7676 Licntcd Fun.ral Oirtcton 4730 W. ARMENIA 34-Hour Ambulance Scrvic Years in Tamva Opn Sundays Afttr Church QUALITY MEMORIALS You will find your choice of fyte and d.tign for your lovtd on.t. Fine quality and . . . SENSIBLY PRICED SINCE 1935 M MONUMENT COMPANY AST LAKE AVI. and 14TH STREET Fhon. 24S-3S7S rye Sloea, FrM. Tampa, Fla. 330S CYRIL G. KOLLMAN BUSHNELL Cyril G. Koll- man, 68. died Thursday as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident. He was a Methodist and a retired govern ment inspector. He came here one month ago from Bronson, Mich. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Audrey M. Kol-Iman; two daughters, Mrs. Carolyn J. Craig, Ft. Wayne, Ind., Mrs. Mary Sue Wyss, Norfolk, Va.; two brothers, L. R. Kollman, Michigan, and Robert A. Kollman, Indiana. WALTER WATSON LAKE PANASOFFKEE -Walter A. Watson, 66, died Saturday. He was a Baptist and a retired machine operator. He was a native of Spencer, W. Vir ginia. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Gladys Watson, Lake Panasoffkee; two sisters, Mrs. Vonda Jones, Tampa; Miss Vada Watson, Spencer, W. Va. JACK M. RAGSDALE LAKE LECLAIR Jack M. Ragsdale, 40, died in Ft. Smith, S. FUNERAL Hip HOME 6718 N. Armenia Ave. 932-5308 24-Hour Ambulance Service Funeral Homes Personal 8errlct I- 24-HOUR ' Emergency or Private AMBULANCE V ; SERVICE V-$10 CITY WIDE I EAST SIDE CHAPEL PH. 24S-572X 2906 34th St. Hill COMPARE OUR FACILITIES THE COST IS A MATTER OF CHOICE We respect the withes of the family in every matter. FUNERAL HOME TAMPA 3419 Nebraska Ava. Ph. 229-0127 FUNERAL HOME PINELLAS PARK 100 Park Blvd. Ph. 544-6479 MEMORIAL HOME ST. PETERSBURG 01 59th S. N. M Mm MM. ADVERTISEMENT TODAY'S THOUGHT!! GRr''EH. Ht r.H f;. Funeral services tor Mr. Hush E. Gardner, T4, of Inverness, will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday aitemooa is the chapel of the Porttr f uneral Home in Inverness with the Rv. D. S. Smith, pastor of the Inverness First Baptit Church, officistinie. ; Interment wiil foikmr in the Oak Aidfe Cemetery la Internes. LHOIKA. FRANK B. Frank H. Lhotka, 37. sis ceaar unve, BrooksviUe. passed away Friday morning in Tampa General hospital. Mr. Lhotka came to Brooksville S years ao from Elm-hurst, III. Hewas employed by the Florida Forest Service, Brooksville. a veteran of the Korea War. member of the Kniehts of Columbns, Society of American Foresters and the VFW. Survivors include his widow. Lilyan Lhotka. Brooksville; one daughter, Nancy Jo Luotka. Brooksville; two sons, Joseph Steven and David William Lhotka. Brooksville; mother, Mrs. John Susanec. Stickney, 111. Friends will be received at the Brewer Memorial Funeral Home Sunday evening at 7:30 P.M. where there will be a recitation of the Rosary. Requiem mass will be celebrated Monday morning at 10:00 A.M. in the St. Anthonys Catholic Church with Rev. Paul Romph OBS offncatipj. Interment will follow in the Brooksville Cemetery. Arraneements under the direction of Brewer Me-i moria Funeral Borne. Brooksville. H ALKER, HARRY G. Funeral services for Harry G. Walker, 49, a resident of 655 Manor Drive, Bartow, who parsed wd. aamraav morning will be held Tuesday at 10 A.M. from the Holy ii-niiv episcopal cnurcn witn the Kev. Robert N. Huffman officiating. Whidden Funeral Home is in charge of ii4jit;inens. WALKER, MRS. SADIE G. Funeral ct vim ror mrs. Sadie G. Walker, resid?nt of in E. Emily Street, who passed away Friday at a Tampa hospital, will be conducted Monday morning at 10:00 o'clock at the WILSON SAMMON MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 4730 Armenia Ave., the Rev. Joseph L. Auten, pastor of John Calvin Presbv-terian Church to officiate. Interment in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Pallbearers, Julius Johnson, Russell White-hurst, Michael Jones, Kenneth Flovd, Horace Locke and Roy Ellis. PLEASE S1,.WERS' DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE CANCER FUND. WATSON, WALTER A.-Funeral services for Mr Walter A. Watson, 66, Lake Panasoffkee, will be held Mondav, Nov. r-i'.Jf F M; in PrceH Funeral Chanel, Bushnell, with the Rev. D. S Smith, Inverness, ofliciating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Gladvs Watson, two sisters. Miss Vada Watson, Spencer, W.Va., Mrs. Vonda Jones, Tampa, two nieces, Sharon and Marie Jones, Tampa. Arrangements are under direcbon of Pur cell Funeral Borne, BushueiL CARD OF THANKS The family of the late wuuam H. Lester (Willie) wish to thank their relatives and friends for the many acts of kindness and sympathy shown during the recent death of their loved one. Wife Mina, Son Gerald Lester & family and Brothers and Sisters McCAIN, MRS. MATTIE A. Funeral services for Mrs. Mattie A. McCain, 66, 8524 Hamner Ave., will be held at ten o'clock Monday morning at the awiuey runerai Home, 16W! w. Waters Ave. with the Rev. Del Smith, of the Lutz Bethel Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Garden of Memories. Pallbearers are Robert Dobbins, Crayton Dobbins, Kenneth McCain, Danny McCain, Donald Schnitz-ler, and Adrain Brown. Survivors are 7 daughters, Maybelle Kuhnast, Mary Ryan, Margaret Hixenbaugh, Marie buns, Buena Coberly, Euna Anderson, and Mavis Sapp; 6 sons, John C. Sanford A., Clarence J., James A. William A., and Robert E. McCain; 2 sisters, Miss Mary McLarty and Mrs. Ruby West and a brother, Luther McLarty. MORRIS, HENRY F. Henry F. Morris, 75, of 8007 N. Rome, passed away Friday afternoon. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock from the Chapel of the F. T. BLOUNT COMPANY FUNERAL HOME, 5101 Nebraska Avenue, with Rev. Paul Parrish, pastor of the N. Rome Baptist Church, and Rev. Roland Barrington, pastor of the Belmont Baptist Church, officiating. Active pallbearers will be Mr. K. M. Anchors, Mr. W. C. Dixon, William R. Kelley, Cecil S. Clark, Berlie Drawdy, and Charles Hampton. Interment will be in the Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Mr. Morris is survived by his wife: Mrs. Reba Morris, Tampa; daughter: Mrs. Syble Smith, Tampa; sister: Mrs. Vana Harris, Trussville, Alabama; and 5 grandchildren. lull " " J", "a. Let onr 9 ' ws-af experience 9 I ' a guide yon in 9 ' 'im.. m. T the selection I h o amily 1 i monument 1 IVv! barre 9 I I I' if S iVJVIU-lf I I II JOSEPH ,7 "" H II costantino Monument H JOSEPH 1 rOTANTIMft I MONUMENT CO. I SINCE 1906 One Location Only Q irfsCCE C I A ISAtaflA al Ph. 626-6187 (2 liMiiil GRANDFATHER FATHER - SON ENTRANCE ON BEAUTIFUL BAYSHORE DRIVE AND YERNEST. PHONE 251-1001 Established 1898 TAMPA'S OLDEST By JACK G. YENT Will Rodgers said, "We all should live so we wouldn't mind selling the family parrot to the town gossip." and added "But who's that careful?" . . . While it is true some people delight in gossip, we believe an overwhelming majority of people dislike gossip, mild or malicious. We believe most people would like to graciously discourage gossip but often hesitate through fear of hurting the feelings of the gossiper. When one listens to gossip, a grip occurs between the listener and the gossiper. A good way to avoid the grip and keep gossip from coming out of the mouth is to refuse to lend an ear for it to come in. A few simple questions asked with a friendly smile can silence any gossip. For example, "Where did you hear that?" . . . "Who started that rumor?" . . . "You don't really believe that, do you?" . . . "How many people have you told that to?" . . . "Why do you think I'm interested in hearing that?" . . . "You don't really think I believe that, do you.' . . . etc. ... Such questions invariably squelch gossip. Friendships are kept and both you and the gossiper feel better . . . JACK G. YENT, President, F. T. BLOUNT CO. FUNERAL HOMES ... our 51st year, Tampa and Lutz, Florida. ' O'BRIEN', MISS SADIE-Miss Sadie O'Brien, 82, of the Old Peoples Home passed away Friday morning. Funeral services will be held Monday morning at P):oo o'clock from the Chapel of the F. T. BLOU?T COMPANY FU-NERAL HOME, 5101 Nebraska Ave-nue, with Rev. Patrick Shannon C.Ss.R., assistant Pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Garden oi Memories Cemetery, , Flower Shop Wednesday thru Sunday 9:00AM.-5:OOPM. Main Entrance Myrtle Hill Memorial Park " "W" i,,.1 The tradition of dignity . . . has been our endeavor for many years. The respect for the wishes of those we serve give assurance and confidence to families in their time of grief. FUNERAL HOME . EDWARD JENNINGS FUNERAL DIRECTOR 6900 NEBRASKA AVE. AT SLIGH, TAMPA PH. 237-334S J

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