Helen Montesano

Helen Louise (Brock) Montesano, 87, of Dowling Park, FL, passed away April 14, 2019. She is survived by her sons Randall Lindsey, Stan Lindsey, Donald Montesano and Patrick Montesano; sisters Betty Driggers, Jane Moore and Emma Jewel Withers; brothers Gene,…

Durwood “Wood” Williams

A Celebration of Life will be held for Durwood “Wood” Renee Williams from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, at Johnston’s Meat Market, located at 1480 W. Washington St. Wood was a longtime employee at Johnston’s and was…

Willie Thomas, Sr.

Willie Thomas, Sr., 81, passed away at home on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Services will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at New Bethel AME Church in Monticello, with burial in Bradley Cemetery. Viewing-visitation will be from…

Ruby M. Griffin

Ruby M. Griffin, 83, of Zephyrhills, FL, passed away on March 29, 2019. She was born on January 29, 1936. Ruby was a wife, mother of four sons, and a “farmher.” She is survived by her husband of 62 years,…

Katherine Simmons

Katherine Simmons, 79, passed on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Viewing-visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Tillman Funeral Home in Monticello. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, at Bethpage…

Etta “Boots” Ruth Fredericks

Etta “Boots” Ruth Fredericks, 92, returned to her heavenly home, surrounded by her loving family, on March 14, 2019. Her devotion to Christ and her family was the solace that brought the ultimate peace of her passing. Boots was born…

Sharon Lee Burke Higgs

Sharon Lee Burke Higgs, age 71, of Lamont passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 in Tallahassee, FL. Sharon was born on Jan. 18, 1948 in Baltimore, MD, to Carroll Joseph Burke and Isbelle Cecilia Surguy Burke. She worked as a…

Basil Leroy Perkins

Basil Perkins was called to his final home on March 1, 2019. He was born in Wellsville, NY, on April 5, 1938. He was one of six brothers and one sister who have all passed before him. He grew up…