March 1, 2004


Published: Monday, March 1, 2004 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, February 29, 2004 at 10:41 p.m.

Ann B. Capuzello

  • Ann B. Capuzello of Trenton died Saturday at North Florida Regional Medical Center. She was 91.

    Mrs. Capuzello was born in Marion, Ohio, and moved to Trenton 12 years ago from Youngstown, Ohio. She worked as a secretary.

    She was past president of the Auxiliary of the American Veterans Association in Youngstown, Ohio, a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church and had attended Youngstown State University.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Capuzello.

    Survivors include daughters Marge Montgomery of Bell and Dr. Loree Crain of Trenton; brothers Dominic Beraduce, Albert Beraduce and James Beraduce, all of Youngstown, Ohio; sisters Antonette Skladar of Lackawanna, N.Y., Vera Villani and Mary Lodyn, both of Youngstown, Ohio; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

    Arrangements by A Direct Cremations of Gainesville.

    Beulah L. Cannon

  • Beulah L. Cannon of Bell died Friday at home. She was 92.

    Mrs. Cannon, a lifetime resident of Bell, was a housewife and member of Bell Baptist Church.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bob) Cannon, and sons, Clyatt Cannon and Clark Cannon.

    Survivors include daughters Yvonne Martin and Kathy Spears, both of Bell, and Karen Wasson of Chiefland; sons Wallace Cannon and Dell Ray Cannon, both of Bell; brother, B.D. Weeks of Newberry; 16 grandchildren and 27 great- grandchildren.

    Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home of Trenton.

    Willie Mae Kirkland

  • Willie Mae Kirkland of Windsor died Friday at home. She was 92.

    Mrs. Kirkland was born in Waldo and lived in Windsor her entire life. She was a homemaker and a member of Windsor Baptist Church.

    Survivors include daughters Rosetta Gillard of Tampa and Lucy Barrett of Windsor; and stepdaughters Mable Bell of Lakeland and Essie Mae Brand and Betty Settles, both of Lake Butler.

    Arrangements by Moring Funeral Home of Melrose.

    Claire Phelps Chiappini

  • Claire Phelps Chiappini of Melrose died Friday. She was 77.

    Mrs. Chiappini was born in St. Louis and had lived in Melrose since 1946. She was the owner/broker of Chiappini Realty before retiring.

    She was the co-founder and first president of the Melrose Junior Women's Club and was instrumental in the purchase of the Melrose Public Beach. She served as president of the Melrose Business Association and was a member of the Putnam County Board of Realtors. She volunteered with Meals on Wheels and Eldercare and was a mentor at Melrose Community School. She also supported numerous charities.

    She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis David Chiappini.

    Survivors include daughters Lily Blanchet of Gainesville and Heidi C. Bender of Bradenton; sons Nick Chiappini of Fort Lauderdale, William Chiappini of Atlanta, and David Chiappini, Rob Chiappini and Mark Chiappini, all of Melrose; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

    Arrangements by Williams-Thomas Funeral Home of Gainesville.

    Martha M. Terrell

  • Martha M. Terrell of Hawthorne died Saturday at Palatka Health Care Center.

    She was 94.

    Mrs. Terrell was born in Micanopy and lived in the area most of her life.

    She was a cook at Hawthorne High School and also worked at a doughnut shop while living in Cocoa.

    She was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Johnson and enjoyed sewing and cooking.

    Survivors include daughter Elizabeth T. Pearson of Star Lake; son Clyde Terrell of Paradise, Mont.; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grand- children.

    Arrangements by Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Interlachen.

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