Jimmy N. DuPree, 72, lost his battle with Cancer on July 30, 2016, at TMH Hospital surrounded by his devoted family.
Jimmy was born in Tallahassee, FL. on May 30, 1944 to Curtis DuPree, Sr. and Mary May DuPree. He graduated from Leon High School and resided in Tallahassee most of his life. He was retired from the Parks and Recreation Department with the City of Tallahassee, prior to that he was the owner/operator of Bike Country. Jimmy loved working with his hands and was a master carpenter and artist.
Jimmy is preceded in death by his wife, Kay, the love of his life; his parents and his brother, Curtis DuPree, Jr.
Jimmy leaves behind two daughters, Kimberly DuPree Hineman (Michael), Michell Marks; three grandchildren – Noelle Lamb, Hannah Hineman and Spencer Hineman; great grandchildren Mason and Autumn Lamb; brothers – William DuPree (Wynell) and Wayne DuPree; sister-in-laws Jan Roche and Fay Doolittle; several nieces and nephews and many life long friends.
No service will be held per his request, but the family will host a Celebration of Life in the near future for family and friends.
Faith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements (850-539-4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com)
Florence Ellen Mann Gorman, 100, passed away August 1, 2016.
The daughter of the late Charles Hamilton and Lydia F. Shives Mann, she was born March 6, 1916, in Mercersberg, Pennsylvania. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Gorman and four brothers and is survived by her son Butch Gorman (wife, Liz) and many friends.
She was a sewing teacher and an excellent seamstress. She also enjoyed crocheting. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church Havana and the Order of Easter Star, Washington Chapter 43 in Quincy. Her biggest concern was what the food in Heaven would be like.
A memorial service was held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, August 4, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church in Havana. Graveside services followed at 1:00 PM at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Covenant Hospice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.abbeyfh.com.
Abbey Funeral Home, 4037 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32303, (850) 562-1518, was in charge of arrangements.
Robert Lee Byrd, Jr., 81, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016 in Tallahassee, FL. Funeral services will be held 11:00 (EST) Saturday, August 6, 2016 at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, Havana, FL with burial at St. Paul Cemetery (Ayavalla Plantation), 4979 Clippys Drive, Tallahassee, FL. Visitation will be Friday, August 5, 2016 from 2:00 – 7:00 PM at Reed & Hall Mortuary.
He leaves to cherish his memories the love of his life, Alvana Smith; three sons, Larry Smith (Carolyn), Freddie Smith (Mary) and Robert Smith (Elnora); three daughters, Ida Moore ((Aden), Callie Logan and Hazel Frazier (John); one brother, Augusta Byrd (Lily) and several grand, great-grand, and great-great grandchildren.
Services Entrusted to:
Reed & Hall Mortuary Corp, 116 West Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351, (850) 627-5700.
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