Stephen Andrew Poklemba, “Steve” or “Poky,” 78, of Havana, FL passed away on November 17, 2014 while aboard a cruise ship with his wife and dear friends. Even though it was his heart that caused his death, he had a heart of gold and full of love.
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Thanksgiving has been family time in the Bert family. Growing up we always had a lot of family who gathered and enjoyed a big Thanksgiving turkey dinner with all the trimmings. We did everything the same each year, from the menu, which included (and still does) cranberry sauce and sweet potato souffle, to the lively conversation around the dinner table. [Full Story »]
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Lois Jean Lieb, 81, of Tallahassee, FL. passed away Monday, November 24, 2014 at St. Augustine Plantation in Tallahassee.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 28, 2014 at Thomasville Road Baptist Church with Pastor Curtis Clark officiating, interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. (one hour prior to the service, Friday, November 28, 2014 at the church. Faith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements (850-539-4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com).
Mrs. Lieb was born January 2, 1933 in Tallahassee, FL the daughter of the late Charles Rane, Sr. and the late Jessie Blalock Ranew. She attend Leon High School where she was Valentine Queen and the leading scorer on the basketball team. She retired from Florida Dept. of State in July of 1996. She was a member of Thomasville Road Baptist Church. Most of all she loved her girls and grandchildren. (and her son-n-laws too).
Survivors include her two daughters, Rhonda Kelly (husband Tony) and Brenda Merritt (husband Tim) all of Tallahassee. Five grandchildren: Tonya Windhaw, Tara Kelly, Trana Baker, Haley Merritt, and Heather Merritt. Six great-grandchildren. Her brother Hughie Ranew and Artie Ranew; and sister June Duensing.
She is preceded in death by her husband Ron Lieb in 1992, and her brother Ed Ranew in 2014.