Gwendolyn Diane Jones

Gwendolyn Diane Jones, 60, of Monticello, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. Ms. Jones had worked at Simpson Nurseries and as a private-duty healthcare sitter. Survivors include her sons: John Scurry and Wallace (Juanice) Jones; daughters: Natasha (Reginald)…

Fred Lackey, Jr.

On Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, Fred Lackey, Jr. (age 91) departed from this Earth, for his eternal home with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Born Oct. 11, 1927, in TyTy, a city in Colquitt County, Ga. As a South…

Sharon Alacia Watkins

Sharon Alacia Watkins, 54, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. A member of the New Bethel AME Church, Sharon was a 1984 graduate of Jefferson County High and earned her nursing certification from the Ft. Lauderdale College. Survivors…

Kinston James Montgomery

Kinston James Montgomery, Sr., 61, of Monticello, Fla. passed on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. A native and longtime resident of Deland, Fla., Kinston moved to Monticello in 1996. He had been employed by Butler Walker Farms. Survivors include his children:…

Josie Lee Leslie Harris

Mrs. Josie Lee Leslie Harris, 86, of Monticello, passed on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. Funeral services will be 12 noon Saturday, Sept. 28, at Greater Fellowship M.B. Church, with burial in Springfield Cemetery, in Monticello. Viewing-visitation is 3-7 p.m., on…

Roy Roger Gilmore

Roy Roger Gilmore, age 90, of Monticello, Fla., died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 in his home. He was born March 26, 1929 to Benjamin and Ola Gilmore in Samson, Ala. He graduated from Samson High School and went on to…

Frances Wise Gillyard

Frances Wise Gillyard was born on July 15, 1943, to Joseph Wise and Willmon Franklin Wise in Snowhill, Md. Frances was raised in Maryland and attended public schools there. Leroy and Frances Wise Gillyard were joined in Holy Matrimony in…

Gerald C. Hodges

Gerald C. Hodges, 81, of Iowa City, Iowa, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at Solon Nursing & Rehab Center. His family will greet friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, at The Ned Ashton House, located…