Jan. 12, 2003
Published: Sunday, January 12, 2003 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, January 11, 2003 at 9:57 p.m.
Donald F. Carney
Donald F. Carney of Gainesville died Wednesday at the E.T. York Hospice Care Center. He was 77.
Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Carney came here from Staten Island, N.Y., in 1959. He was an auto mechanic.
He attended Santa Fe Community College. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II and the Korean War, where he was a highly decorated gunner's mate first class.
Mr. Carney was preceded in death by a son, Jim Carney.
Survivors include his wife, Marge Carney; a son, Thomas Carney of Fort Bragg, N.C.; a daughter, Donna Omer of Gainesville; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Forest Meadows Funeral Home.
Virginia J. Carter
CHIEFLAND - Virginia J. Carter died Friday at Tri-County Nursing Home in Trenton. She was 89.
Born in Bellville, Mrs. Carter moved to Chiefland 65 years ago. She was a newspaper carrier, a homemaker and an avid quilter.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her husband, Everett.
Survivors include sons William Carter, Thomas Paul Carter and Eugene Carter, all of Chiefland; daughters Vandollie Andrews of Trenton and Naomi Carter of Bainbridge, Ga.; 15 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Knauff Funeral Home of Chiefland.
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