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THE TAMPA TRIBUNE, Tuesday, March 5, 1985 11-B Teeth FrSmPagelB Prosecutor Mark A. Ober, who by the end of his questioning had led the jury through a two-hour lesson in dentistry, wanted one more answer: "Are the teeth of an individual unique? "Yes," Souviron said. "I have no further questions." Souviron, 48, a Coral Gables dentist, is the state's star witness against the 20-year-old Duboise. Souviron said he is one of about 60 experts in the nation specializing in the field of forensic odontology or, as the lawyers call them, "bite mark experts"; The state planned to call one more witness today. Then the defense will present its case, and defense lawyers Angelo Ferlita and Robert Nutter expect to call their own dental expert who will testify that Duboise's teeth do not match the bite on Grams' cheek. Ferlita and Nutter challenged Souviron every step of the way Monday. They tried to portray Souviron as pro-prosecution, willing to testify the way police wanted him to. Nutter asked Souviron if he once said in a speech, "You tell me that's the guy who did it, and I'll go into court and say that's the guy that did it." Yes, Souviron said, but he said that and other remarks were taken far out of context It is a less grueling task to make such an identification when a defendant already has confessed, he said. The defense lawyers also grilled Obituaries Hillsborough ARMANDO ALONSO, 68, of Riverview, died Saturday. He was a lifelong resident of the Bay area. He was a truck dispatcher for Redwing Carriers and McKenzie Tank Lines. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Therma; a son, Michael of Riverview; two brothers; and two sisters. Stowers Funeral Home, Riverview. CHARLIE BROWN, 79, of Li-thia, died Monday. A native of Georgia, he had lived in east Hillsborough County 58 years. He was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Ida Lee Brown; seven daughters, Margaret Elizabeth Devane of Fort McCoy, Grace Lola Yongue of Ocala, Joyce Helen Fudge, Shirley Ann Wall and Kathern Ann Snell-grove, all of Lithia, Betty Lee and Frances Wideman, both of Jasper, Ala.; five sons, Ralph of Thonotosassa, Donald of Ocala, Bobby Gene of Lithia, Howard and James Franklin Brown, both of Plant City; 22 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Memorial Funeral Home. PATRICIA ANN COOPER, 60, of Gibsonton, died Sunday, Born in Akron,: Ohio, she had lived in the Bay area 40 years. She was a crew member for Speedling Inc. She is survived by a son, Robert F. of Tampa; three daughters, Laurie L. Greene of Riverview, Debbie L. Cooper of Gibsonton and Bette San-dussky of Ormand Beach; a sister, Mary L Braxton of Tampa; and 11 grandchildren. Lewers Funeral Home. THELMA M. COOPER, 71, of Tampa, died Saturday. A native of Lake Butler, she had lived in Tampa eight years. She is survived by a son, W.E. Collins of Tampa; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Daniel G. McDaniel of Tampa; and a sister, Doris M. McConnehey 'of AuburnWash. F.T. Blount - Funeral Home, Tampa Chapel. ESTHER J. DUGRE, 91, a winter resident of Tampa, died Monday. She was a native of Stephenson, Mich. She was a member of St Joan Funeral Notices BROWN PLANT CITY Funeral services for Mr. Charlie Brown, a resident of Lithia, will be held Wednesday, March 6, 1985, at 3 p.m. from Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. H. Richard Bills officiating. Interment in Oaklawn Cemetery. The family will receive FUNERAL HOMES ' TAMPA CHAPEL SCHOTT, Marabeth 10A Tuesday COOPER, ThelmaM. lOATues. Graveside Garden of Memories Cemetery BRADLEY, Evelyn A. 2P Tuesday ALLEN, Bertie Shirley I &y lues, oraveside Antioch Cemetery, Thonotosassa SCHRAMM, Minnie D. 10A Wed. Visit 6-8PTues. DUGRE, Esther J. Services Goodman, Wisconsin N1CKLAS, Wlllard G. Arrangements Pending LUTZ-LAND O'LAKES CHAPEL . MERRYMAN, Larry Ray i 2P Wed. Visit 7-9P Tues. farden of Memories FlSLRAL HOME & CEMETERY CULPEPPER, Eddie "Pat" 11 A Tuesday EDWARDS, Robert O. 11A Wed. Visit Tues. 7-9P Souviron about why, when be first saw the Grams bite mark, he told police the suspect had a large space between his top front teeth. Duboise has no such space between his teeth, Souviron agreed. But Souviron said he never told police the suspect had a missing tooth, as the defense lawyers asked. The dentist testified about the wax teeth impressions of four people that police sent to him including the impressions of two men besides Duboise that detectives considered prime suspects in October 1983. One by one, Souviron ruled out the other three as makers of the bite mark, because their tooth pattern did not match, he said. Only Duboise's pattern could have made the bite, he said, so he asked for further dental impressions. Souviron, self-assured and direct, sparred repeatedly with the defense lawyers. "What kind of a question is that?" he shot back when Nutter asked Souviron whether he had "bragged" about "putting people on Death Row." Souviron was the lead dentist in the celebrated case of Ted Bundy, who was convicted of the murders of two Florida State University sorority sisters. He testified about bite mark evidence in Bundy's trial and has testified in several others, he said. But he hasn't bragged about it, Souviron said. "I think the press has bragged about it," he said. Hillsborough Circuit Judge Harry Lee Coe III came down off the bench and roamed the courtroom as Souviron testified. The judge and the lawyers peered over the dentist's shoulder as Souviron leaned into the jury box to display models of Du of Ark Catholic Church of Goodman, Wis. She Is survived by three sons, Raymond, Earl and Norman Ra-boin, all of Goodman, Wis.; two daughters, Lucille Engel of Goodman, Wis., and Gladys Schaker of Tampa; and a sister, Margaret Watz of Springfield, Ore. F.T. Blount Funeral Home, Tampa Chapel. ' ROBERT O. EDWARDS, 57, of Temple Terrace, died Saturday. A native of Marion County, Ala., he had lived in the Bay area 31 years. He was of the Methodist faith and a member of Boilermakers Union of Tampa. He is survived by his wife, Edith E.; three sons, David K. of Tampa, Alan W. and Brian R. of Temple Terrace; a daughter, Sharon D. of Temple Terrace; three brothers, Newman of Haleyville, Ala., Hobert C. of Miami and Quinton of Exeter, Calif.; and three sisters, Theola Hurbin of Winfield, Ala., Cara Gosa and Lula Gay of Hunts-ville, Ala. Garden of Memories Funeral Home. WILLIAM "BABY" FARRA-GUT, 78, of 3620 33rd Ave., Tampa, died Friday. A native of Key West, he had lived in Tampa more than 50 years. The retired self-employed businessman was a member of Faith Temple Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Catherine; a son, William Jr.; a daughter, Sandra Farragut-Hemphill; two stepdaughters, Yvonne Barton and Yvette Keller, a sister, Eulalia Far-ragut Davis; and seven grandchildren. Wilson's Funeral Home. BAILEY GENTRY GORDA, 49, of Tampa, died Sunday of natural causes. He had lived in Tampa three years. The engineer was a member " of V.F.W. of St Louis. He is survived by his father, Virgil C. Sr. of Springfield, 111.; two sons, Greg of Belleville, 111., and Keith of St Louis; a daughter, Terri Puckett of St Louis; . five brothers, Virgil C. Jr. of Kansas City, Bernard L of Columbia, Md., Loren E. of Springfield, 111., Lloyd A. of Montana and Floyd A. of Omaha, Neb.; a sister, Mary G. Jurezko of Kentucky; and six grandchildren. Curry and Son Funeral Home. , " LENA C HENDRICKS, 91, of Temple Terrace, died Monday. The housewife was a lifelong resident of the Bay area. She is survived by two sons, Jack of Temple Terrace and J.M. of Bartow; three daughters, Pearl Ash of Dunnellon Helen Wal friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m. Arrangements by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME Lacey McClellan & Staff Plant City BRADLEY Mrs. Evelyn A. Bradley, 90, of Tampa, passed away Saturday morning. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock from the Chapel of the F. T. Blount Company Funeral Home, 5101 Nebraska Ave. with Woody Murphy, Minister of the Central Gospel Chapel officiating. Interment will be in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Ray Rawlins, Wayne Carter, Chester Thatcher, Stanley Hughey, Smith McFarland and John Fogarty. The family requests that in lieu of HILLSBORO MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME CEMETERY FLORIST - 689-8121 STELLA, James Visitation: 2-5PM, 7-9PM Tues. Services: Wed. 10AM Chapel BOOTH, Asher Services: Attica, Ind. SERAK, Joseph Arrangements Pending boise's teeth, using a magnifying glass he wore mounted on a headband to highlight the evidence. The lawyers objected to each other's questions dozens of times, sometimes objecting to several questions in a row, with each objection usually leading to a huddled bench conference outside the jury's earshot Most of those objections concerned the various displays and photographs Souviron had prepared to illustrate his testimony. Among them was a picture of Duboise himself, lips spread open by a mechanical device that exposed his teeth. The Duboise photo was among those exhibits allowed. But after defense objections, Coe barred several other exhibits from use. During a recess Souviron complained to the defense lawyers that it was "dishonest" to try to explain the case to the jury without the excluded materials. Souviron left the courtroom at 7:10 p.m., four hours and 10 minutes after he took the stand. Asked for comment on Nutter's cross-examination as he left the courtroom, Souviron said, "I'd say ' Nutter did probably the best job on cross that any attorney has ever done. He's extremely prepared and knowledgeable." Grams, 19, was the assistant manager of the Hot Potato Restaurant at Tampa Bay Center. She was raped and then beaten to death with 2-by-4s as she walked home from work down North Boulevard on the night of Aug. 18, 1983. The state charges that Duboise is guilty of first-degree murder because Grams was murdered after he had raped her. Two other men ters and Mary Smelt of Temple Terrace; 11 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home. ERNEST H. HINSON, 68, of Mango, died Sunday. He had lived in the Bay area 46 years, coming from Hohnwald, Tenn. He was a custodian for the Hillsborough County School System, before retiring. He attended Freewill Baptist Church. He is survived by two sons, Curtis P. of Elkhorn, Wis., and Melvin E. of Lacooche; two stepsons, Donald E. Enyart of Hileah and James C. En-yart of Greensboro, N.C.; three stepdaughters, Beverly J. Hasty of Miami, Joan M. Smith of Mango and Mary E. Smith of Thonotosassa; four brothers, Dewey Hinson of Dyers-burg, Tenn., Kenneth Hinson of Jacksonville, L.B. Hinson of Nashville, Tenn., and Buddy Curry of Daytona; four sisters, Birtlee McCre-less of Sanford, Audury Skelton of : Lexington, Tenn., Norma Reenee of Hohnwald, Tenn., and Mable Stephens of Detroit; 19 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon. PAUL JARRETT, 61, of Tampa, died Tuesday. Duval Funeral Home, Nebraska Chapel. JAMES E. KELLY JR, 29, of New Egypt N.J., died Saturday in Tampa. Cause of death was unavailable. He was a dispatcher for a taxi company. He is survived by a broth- er, Robert Kelly; and a sister, Shannon Kouri, both of New Jersey. J Stowers Funeral Home, Tampa. HELEN S. KENDRICK, 87, of Tampa, died Sunday. She had lived. In Tampa eight years, coming from New York. The housewife was of the Catholic faith and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She is sur-. vived by two daughters, Mary Ramie of Watertown, N.Y., and Margaret Valley of Tampa; a stepson, Roy of Laurencebury, Ind.; 16 grandchildren; and several greatgrandchildren. Duval Funeral Home, Northside Chapel. LEO J. LaMERE SR, 83, of Tampa, died Saturday. He had lived in Tampa 32 years. He was a bridge tender for the City of Tampa, before retiring., He is survived by three sons, Leo J. Jr. of Michigan, Edward D. of 'Lake City and Randy E. of Tampa; three daughters, Cecile Aque of Thonotosassa, Judy P. Ma-lone and Barbara Ann Vazquez, both flowers, donations be made to Camp Horizon. P.O. Box 2330, Lees-burg, FL 32749-2330. She was a native of Vermont and had resided in Tampa since 1929. She was a member of the Manhattan United Methodist Church, Past Worthy Matron of Harmony Chapter 148, O.E.S., U.S. Army Nurse WWI and a life member of American Legion Women's Post. Survivors include son, Luther Bradley; daughter, Evelyn Hughey; brother, Earl A. Thayer, Revere, Mass; 3 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. F.T. BLOUNT CO. TAMPA CHAPEL HENDRICKS Friends and relatives may meet at Myrtle Hill Cemetery Wednesday at 11 a.m. for the graveside burial of Lena C Hendricks, 91, of Temple Terrace who passed away Monday. Rev. Jerold R. Stadel, Rector of St Catherine's Episcopal Church will officiate. Survivors include 2 sons, Jack of Temple Terrace and J.M. of Bartow; 3 daughters, Helen Walters & Mary Smelt both of Temple Ter- Stowers 5? FUNERAL HOMES ft CREMATORY BRANDON CHAPEL HINSON, Ernest Wed. 2P RIVERVIEW CHAPEL ALONSO, Armando, Tues. 10A MILLS, Glendon, Tues. 2P Graveside, Hackney Cem. TAMPACHAPEJ, KELLY, James, private FUNERAL HOME" helped, the state says, but prosecutor Ober said in court there is no evidence against them. Earlier Monday, a former jail cellmate of Duboise named Claude Wesley Butler testified that Duboise had told him of the incident Butler said Duboise told him in December of 1983 that as he raped Grams, one of his accomplices first hit her with the board. Grams had recognized one of her three attackers, and they decided to kill her, Butler said Duboise told him. The defense lawyers attacked Butler's credibility. Had Butler not taken a variety of drugs, both illegal and legal? Had he not at one time complained of seeing "walls melting?" Had he not heard voices? Had he not tried to kill himself? Hadn't he gotten a deal from the state, in being sentenced to only five years in prison for a string of felonies? . Yes, Butler admitted, he had taken illegal drugs, but said "I didn't do it on a regular basis." Yes, he had been taking prescribed drugs, he said. But those self-inflicted scratches on his wrist were not a suicide attempt Butler said. "I was just bored," he said. Butler said he was not on any drug when Duboise made the statement to him. And the state never promised him anything for testifying, Butler said. Ober also called as a state's witness Duboise's mother, Myra Duboise, who appeared agitated and upset as Ober bore in on her contention that her son had been at home that night Her son had only been out that night to look for her daughter, Myra of Illinois; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Jennings Funeral Home. LARRY RAY MERRYMAN, 22, of Lutz, died Sunday of injuries sustained in an industrial accident at Tampa Bay Steel. He was a lifetime resident of Hillsborough County. He was a mechanic at Tampa Bay Steel and of the Protestant faith. He is survived by his wife, Holly Lynn; a son, Nathaniel Ray; his parents, Larry and Vona; maternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Emily V. and Adam J. Carnevale; and a brother, Kenneth A., all of Lutz. F.T. Blount Funeral Home, Lutz-Land O' Lakes Chapel. FELIX ROQUE, 82, of 460 15th Ave. N., No. 2, St Petersburg, died Friday. Born in Cuba, he was a former resident of Tampa. He was a retired bookkeeper. He is survived by his wife, Bernadina; a son, Felix Jr. of Tampa; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Clearwater. CLARA M. SIPP, 74, of Plant City, died Saturday. She was a housewife. Duval Funeral Home, Nebraska Chapel. JAMES STELLA, 79. of Brandon, died Sunday. The Army veteran had lived in the Bay area 17 years, coming from New York. He is survived by a brother, Edward of Flushing, N.Y.; and a sister, Con-cetta DiNoia of Rocky Point, Long Island, N.Y. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home. Citrus BORELLO, Katherine, 84, of Beverly Hills, died Friday. Hooper Funeral Home. NISWANDER, Keitha Belle, 73, of Dunnellon, died Saturday. Hooper Funeral Home. PENROSE, Ruth Eva, 90, of Floral City, died Saturday. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home. SPELLMAN, Raymond G., 74, of Inglis, died Sunday. Fero Funeral Home. WALMSLEY, Kevin David, 16, of Inverness, died Saturday of injuries sustained in a bus accident Hooper Funeral Home. race, & Pearl Ash of Dunnellon; 11 grandchildren and many great- . : grandchildren. . C.E. PREVATT Funeral Home KENDRICK ' Mrs. Helen S. Kendrick, 87, Tampa, widow of William A. Kendrick, passed away Sunday, March 3rd. She was born in Waddington, New York. Predeceased by her first husband, Nelson F. Mallette; son, Robert S. Mallette; sister, Mary S. Sequin & a brother, John Sears. Surviving Mrs. Kendrick are two daughters, Mrs. Al (Mary) Ramie, Watertown, N.Y., Mrs. Leo (Margaret) Valley of Tampa; step-son, Roy Kendrick, Laurencebury, Ind; sixteen grandchildren; several greatgrandchildren. Mrs. Kendrick was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Tampa. A Funeral Mass will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at the St Mary's Catholic ' Church, 15520 N. Blvd., Tampa with the Rev. Father Simeon L Gardner as Celebrant. The family will receive friends at the Duval Funer al Homes, Northside Chapel, 10520 N. Fla. Ave., from 7 until 9:00 p.m. this evening with Wake Rite Services at 7:00 p.m. DUVAL'S 229-7261 MERRIN PLANT CITY Funeral services eral Home, Inc. PH. 237-3345 LA MERE STL, Leo J. 3PM Tues. Mem'l Serv. Duboise said. She was sure he had gotten home by II, because she remembers the children's father shouting "shut up" when the news came on. "Was he with Ray Garcia that night?" Ober asked, referring to one of Duboise's two alleged companions. "Robert Duboise is Innocent in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost" she answered. Her son had only gone to a gas station for a little while, she said. "How do you know?" Ober asked. "Did you follow him?" Yes. Myra Duboise said, she had followed him. Ober raised his voice and repeated his main question. "Was be with Ray Garcia that night?" After Coe ordered her to answer the question, she said, "Early, just for a couple of minutes." "No further questions," Ober said. "No questions," defense lawyer Ferlita said. Coe left unsettled two defense motions at the end of the "day. Ferlita and Nutter asked for a mistrial after Butler, the jailhouse witness, told a courtroom bailiff he was acquainted with one of the jurors. Coe sent the jury to its chambers, then summoned the jurors one-by-one into the courtroom to question them. All 12 said they knew none of the witnesses in the case. Coe ordered Butler to be interviewed this morning. In addition, the judge has not yet ruled on a defense request that Duboise's arrest be declared illegal because it was based solely on the word of Souviron. Hardee - SOUTHERLAND, June Poe, 86, formerly of Wachula, died Monday. Curry Raley Funeral Home. Hernando ANDERSON, Catherine S., 62, of Spring Hill, died Saturday. Brewer Memorial Funeral Home. LARSON, Marshall Algot 73, of Spring Hill, died Saturday. Turner Funeral Home. MCCULLEY, Eugene F., 79, of Brooksville, died Saturday. Turner Funeral Home. MURPHY, Aline F., 84, of Brooksville, died FridayTurner Funeral Home. REDMAN, Charles R., 73, of Brooksville, died Saturday. Pine-crest Funeral Chapel. SIECKER, Joseph E., 72, of Spring Hill, died Thursday. Turner Funeral Home. SMITH, Fritz D., 41, of Brooksville, died Thursday, Feb. 28. Cause of death was unavailable. Turner Funeral Home. Highlands CARLSON, Allen J 90, of Avon Park, died Saturday. Stephenson-Nelson-Smith Funeral Home. COLAIANNL Gertrude, 78, of Lake Placid, died Thursday. Belcher Funeral Home. FRITSCH, Audrey L., 69, of Se-bring, died Monday. Dowden Funeral Home. HOXIE, Rita D., 68, of Lake Placid, died Friday. Belcher Funeral Home. RUGGLERS, Marvin A. Sr., 78, of Lake Placid, died Saturday. Belcher Funeral Home. Pasco ARNOLD, Robert L., 69, of Port Rlchey, died Friday. Faupel Funeral Home. FIELD, James E. Sr., 83, a winter visitor from Livingston, Mich., died Saturday. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home. FIELDS, Percy J., 76, of New Port Richey, died Thursday. North Funeral Home. for Miss Florence Merrin, a resident of Baker St., will be held Wednesday, March 6, 1985, at 11 a.m. from the Wells Colonial Chapel with Rev. Donald Mason officiating. Interment in Oaklawn Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund. Miss Merrin was a native of Georgetown, Texas, and a 70-year resident of Plant City, a graduate of Plant City public schools and Florida State University with a B.S. degree in home economics. She taught home economics in Plant City public schools and Chin Lee Indian School, Chin Lee, Arizona. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church. Survivors include 1 sister, Miss Irene Merrin, Plant City; 1 brother, Phil Merrin, St Petersburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. Ar-rangements by WELLS COLONIAL CHAPEL Lacey McClellan & Staff Plant City RAULERSON PERRY Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Raulerson, age 83, will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Joe P. Burns Funeral Home Chapel, Perry, Fla. Interment will be held at 3:30 at the Hackney Cemetery at Riverview. She is survived by 2 daughters, Willa Mae Whltt, Riverview, Pauline Wilson, Perry; 4 sisters, Marie Tucker and Vjera Thomas of Brandon, Theresa Alvarez and Mona Bixler, Tampa; 2 brothers, Donny Rogers, Riverview, B.F. Rogers, Bartow; a host of grandchildren. 2 die when plane crashes JACKSONVILLE (AP) Two men were killed Monday when their marijuana-laden plane crashed in dense fog at Jacksonville Naval Air Station while an air controller tried to guide them to safety, Navy officials said. Both the pilot and passenger died of injuries within two hours of the 3 a.m. crash, said Dean Paulus, the local U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency agent He said both men were in their 40s. Seven bales of marijuana, weighing up to 1.000 pounds total, were found in the wreckage of the twin-engine plane, said Navy spokesman Nick Young. Flight controllers at Jacksonville International Airport first heard from the plane's pilot at about 2:30 a.m., when he radioed that he was low on fuel and could not see the ground. He asked the tower to talk him down. Keith McCall, supervisor for air traffic controllers at the airport, said they never made good radio contact with the pilot. When the plane reached the Jacksonville Naval Air Station's restricted zone, Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Rick Valera, 21, of Miami, made contact but the pilot was still having radio problems, said Young. Valera gave the pilot instructions on how to approach the runway, but the pilot overflew the runway at an altitude of about 200 feet and crashed near the base's north end. GIRLAMO, Robert, 75, of Bayonet Point died Saturday. Bell Funeral Home. JENSEN, Alan M., 44, of Zephyr-hills, died Saturday. Cause of death was unavailable. Kelly Funeral Home. SCHNEIDER, Harrison, 71, of Holiday, died Monday. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home. Polk BLUE, Cecil Malcolm, 68, of Lake Wales, died Monday. Johnson Funeral Home. EXUM, Leo Jessie, 61, of Bartow, died Monday. Whidden Funeral Home. GRACE, Joseph E. "Joey," 21, of Alturas, died Sunday in an industrial accident Whidden Funeral Home. HENRY, Charles Braxton, 84, of Lakeland, died Monday. Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home. . REHBERG, Luke Antone, 80, of Lakeland, died Sunday. Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home. Deaths Elsewhere Dr. WILLIAM HADDON Jr., lifetime crusader for safer automobiles and first director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, died Monday in Washington of kidney failure. He was 58. A physician with degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Haddon had been president since 1969 of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Supported by the insurance industry, the institute has pressed for decades for the mandatory installation of airbags in new automobiles. Haddon built the safety administration from scratch after his appointment in 1966 by President Johnson. He set the first federal safety standards for motor vehicles and set standards for state and local laws on drunken driving and requirements that motorcyclists wear helmets. SOUTHERLAND WAUCHULA Funeral services for June Poe Southerland, 86, will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of Curry Raley Funeral Home with burial in Wauchula Cemetery. She is survived by 2 sons, Esten (Sonny) Southerland, Jr., and his wife, Camllle, and Dr. Wesley LaMarr Southerland and his wife,, Donna, all of Bradenton; 4 grandchildren, Ann Taylor, Bradenton, Susan Dupper, Philadelphia, Lane Sutherland and Alan King Southerland; 1 sister-in-law, Bertie Southerland Forrest, Wauchula; 5 greatgrandchildren. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. IN MEMORIAM In-loving memory of Linda Finney Harding, March 4, a day late but still loved and missed. Mother ' IN MEMORIAM In Memory of Samuel D. Kyle. On March 5th of '83 the Lord took you away from me, be took you to a better place and showed he saved you by his grace. He led you through the pearly gates, you walked the streets of gold. The beauty, the majesty so unreal that your eyes now behold. This world Is still the same old' place and would be a lot better If I could see your face. You are the man I loved and looked to, you gave so much of yourself to me and others. Your compassionate love, what a Joy it will be to see your face in the home above that God has prepared for us. Wife Anna Mae Kyle, children, grandchildren and great-grandchild. Love always.

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