April 1, 2006

Published: Saturday, April 1, 2006 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, March 31, 2006 at 11:32 p.m.

Cecelia Henderson Floyd

Cecelia "Sue" Henderson Floyd of Gainesville died Friday at North Florida Regional Medical Center. She was 71.
Mrs. Floyd was born in Terre Haute, Ind. She moved to Gainesville 35 years ago from Pittsburg.
She was the retired owner and operator of Snelling and Snelling Personnel Agency.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Norman Floyd, and a daughter, Barbara Ann Floyd.
Survivors include sons Mark Floyd of Alachua, Paul Robert Floyd of San Diego and David Floyd of Marietta, Ga.; a daughter, Christine Ann Stewart of Gainesville; and seven grandchildren.
Arrangements by Moring Funeral Home in Melrose.

Robert Clayton Nefzger

Robert Clayton Nefzger of Gainesville died Thursday. He was 73.
Mr. Nefzger was born in Ocean City, N.J., and moved to Gainesville in 1963 from West Palm Beach.
He was the retired director of Facility No. 2 at Tacachale.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
He graduated from the University of Florida and enjoyed fishing and golf.
Survivors include a son, Andrew T. Nefzger of Gainesville.
Arrangements by Williams-Thomas Funeral Home in Gainesville.

Amelia Rosa Gatto

Amelia Rosa Gatto of Gainesville died Thursday in Gainesville. She was 94.
Mrs. Gatto was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She moved to Gainesville in 1978 from Miami.
She was a homemaker and also worked as a tailor with her husband for many years.
She enjoyed music and knitting. She was a member of New Apostolic Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vincente Gatto, and a son, Roberto Gatto.
Survivors include a daughter, Lidia Luchetta of Gainesville; a sister, Irma Hempelman of Buenos Aires; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Williams-Thomas Funeral Home in Gainesville.

Helen Elizabeth Lipsio

Helen Elizabeth Lipsio of St. Petersburg died Tuesday. She was 86.
Mrs. Lipsio was born in Kingston, N.Y., and moved to St. Petersburg in 1955 from from New Rochelle, N.Y.
She worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She also owned and operated Helen E. Lipsio Quality Altar Breads.
Local survivors include a son, Vincent John Lipsio Jr. of Gainesville, and a granddaughter.
Arrangements by Anderson-McQueen Funeral & Cremation Centers in St. Petersburg.

Odie McGee Ring

Odie McGee Ring of Columbia County died Friday at North Florida Rehabilitation in Gainesville after an extended illness. She was 94.
Mrs. Ring was born in Kentucky and moved to Columbia County in 1992 from Union City, Tenn.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Fort White.
Survivors include sons Odis Gaylen McGee of Troy, Tenn., and Charles McGee of Fort White; daughters Eleanor Ring of Toledo, Ohio, Joanne Denton of High Springs, and Glenda Borden of Eupora, Miss.; 19 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Evans-Carter Funeral Home in High Springs.

Dorothy Jean Fletcher Skinner

Dorothy Jean Fletcher Skinner of Cross City died Friday at Haven Hospice in Chiefland. She was 50.
Mrs. Skinner was born in Fort Lauderdale and grew up in Brooksville.
She worked briefly at the Hernando County Court House before moving to Floral City and working for the Citrus County Court House.
She later established a preserve for white-tailed deer in Cross City.
She graduated from Hernando High School. Survivors include her husband, Roy Skinner of Cross City; her parents, Richard and Nancy Fletcher of Wareham, Mass.; sisters Sheryl Coon of Avondale, Pa., and Heidi Miller of Durham, N.C.; and a brother, Michael Fletcher of Buzzards Bay, Mass.
Arrangements by Rick Gooding Funeral Home in Cross City.

Sally Ann Wolfe

Sally Ann Wolfe of Gainesville died Wednesday at Alterra Clare Bridge of Gainesville. She was 77.
Mrs. Wolfe was born in Columbus, Ohio. She previously lived in Lakeland before moving to Gainesville.
She was a homemaker and former secretary to a state attorney in Ohio.
She was a member of the Garden Club of Lakeland.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George R. Wolfe.
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Wolfe of Gainesville; sisters Virginia Ferguson of Cedarville, Ohio, Jane Marsh of Illinois and Judith Sauter of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and a brother, Robert Gooby of Scottsdale, Ariz.
Arrangements by Gentry-Morrison Dukes-Steen Chapel Funeral Home in Lakeland.

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