Unity Funeral Home Inc.
105 W. new hampshire ave. * deland, fl 32720
386*740*1891
We continue to mourn the loss of...
Mr. Raleigh James Hall, 40

Raleigh James Hall, of DeLeon Springs, Florida transitioned Sunday, August 7, 2016 in DeLeon Springs, Florida as a result of injuries sustained in a
motorcycle accident.

Private arrangements will be announced by his family.
Ogletha Henley, 79

The Celebration of Life Service:  11 am Saturday, August 20, 2016, at Unity Memorial Chapel of Unity Funeral Home Inc. 105 W. New Hampshire
Ave., DeLand, FL. Evangelist Stella W. McRae will deliver the main eulogy.
Ollie Bee Jackson, 82,

The Home Going Celebration for Ollie Bee Jackson, 82, of Palatka, Florida who transitioned into eternity on Monday, August 22, 2016 will be 11am
Saturday, August 27, 2016 a Unity Ministries Inc. 200 4th St. East Palatka, FL. Pastors Don and Angela Dallas-Johnson Officiating. Visitation hours are
4-7pm Friday at this location. She will be laid to rest 11am on Monday, August 29, 2016 in her home town of Millen, GA.
.
Lenton Charles Bates, 75

The Homegoing Celebration for Mr. Lenton C. Bates, 75, who transitioned into eternity on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, will be Monday, August 29,
2016, 11am at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 514 W. Beresford Ave. Deland, Florida 32720, Rev. Melvin Young, Pastor. Rev. Melvin Young
will deliver the main eulogy. Burial will follow at Community Cemetery. Visitation hours are 5-7pm on August 28, 2016 5-7pm at Unity Memorial
Chapel of Unity Funeral Home, Inc., 105 W. New Hampshire Ave. Deland, FL.
Robert Cummings, 62
The Home Going Celebration for Robert Earl Cummings, 62, of DeLand, Florida who transitioned into eternity on Monday, August 29, 2016 will be
2pm Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Unity Memorial Chapel of Unity Funeral Home, Inc. 105 W. New Hampshire Ave. DeLand FL. Pastor Don L.
Johnson of Unity Ministries Inc. will deliver the eulogy. Visitation will be Friday, September 2, 2016, from 3-6pm at Unity..
Johnny Lee Denton, Sr., 72

The Home Going Celebration of Deacon Johnny Denton, Sr., will be 11am Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Mt. Calvary Freewill Baptist Church 710
Cincinnati Ave. DeLand, FL. Elder Terry Brown, Pastor.
Johnnie Mae Morgan, 60
The Homegoing celebration for Johnnie Mae Morgan who transitioned into eternal life on Friday, August 26, 2016, will be 2pm Saturday, September
10, 2016 at Church of God in Christ, 395 Church Street Lake Helen, Florida. Bishop David S. Beacham, Jr., of New Church of Faith Orlando,
Florida, will deliver the eulogy. Visitation will be Friday, September 9, 2016 from 4-7 at the Unity chapel.
Willie Ralph Williams, Jr., 59
The Home going celebration for Willie Ralph Williams, Jr. who transitioned into eternal life on Friday, August 26, 2016, at Halifax Medical Center,
Daytona Beach, FL., will be 4pm Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Unity Memorial Chapel of Unity Funeral Home, Inc. Visitation will be Friday,
September 9, 2016 from 4-7 at the chapel.
Oscar A. Colbert, Jr. "Buck", 68
The Home going celebration for Oscar A. Colbert, Jr., 68, who transitioned into eternity on Wednesday, August 31, 2016., will be 11am Saturday,
September 10, 2016 at Mt. Calvary Freewill Baptist Church, 710 W. Cincinnati Ave. Deland, FL, Elder Terry Brown. Pastor Franklin Brown of St.
Paul Community Baptist Church Deland, FL, will deliver the eulogy. Visitation will be Friday, September 9, 2016 from 4-7pm at the Unity chapel.
Eugene Copeland, 57
The Home Going Celebration for Eugene Copeland, 57, who transitioned into eternity on Friday, September 2, 2016, will be 11am Saturday,
September 17, 2016 at Unity Memorial Chapel of Unity Funeral Home, Inc. Visitation will be Friday, September 16, 2016 from 6-7pm at the chapel.
Sabrina D. William
The Home Going Celebration for Sabrina Devette Williams, 49, who transitioned into eternity on Friday, September 23, 2016 at Florida Hospital
Deland, will be 3pm Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Greater Bethlehem Baptist Church, 333 S. Clara Avenue, Deland, Florida, Dr. Wendell
Raulerson, Pastor. Pastor Angela Dallas-Johnson of Unity Ministries, Inc. will deliver the eulogy. The public visitation will be Friday, September
30, 2016 from 4-7pm at the chapel.
Jesse Beauford, Jr. "Chubby"
The Home Going Services for Jesse “Chuby” Beauford, 62, of East Palatka, Florida will be 11am Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Bethel A.M.E
Church 719 Reid St. Palatka, FL. Rev. J. McGriff, Pastor. Rev. Titerian Fields, Pastor of Mt. Olive A.M.E Church, East Palatka, FL. will deliver
the main eulogy.  The Visitation will be from 5-7pm and a wake from 7-8pm Friday, September 30, 2016 at Mt. Olive A.M.E Church 115 Pine
Street, East Palatka, FL.
William G. Williams "Billy"
The Home Going Service  for Mr. William Grailey Williams, "Billy", 61, of Orange City, FL. who transitioned into eternity Sunday, October 23,
2016 at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, FL will be 11am Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Orange City United Methodist Church, 396 East
University Ave., Orange City, FL. Rev. Raphael Dessieu, Pastor.  Pastor, Rev. Richard E. Jones, of Mt. Barrien Primitive Baptist Church 289 E.
Blue Springs Ave. Orange City, FL., will deliver the eulogy.  Burial will follow at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Orange City, FL.. Visitation hours
are 4-7pm Friday, October 28, 2016 at Unity Funeral Home Inc. and 10am until time of service at the church on Saturday.
Clayton Vernon Lowery "Checkmate"
The Home Going Services will be 1pm Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Greater Bethlehem Baptist Church 333 South Clara Avenue, DeLand, FL.
32720. Dr. Wendell Raulerson, Pastor. Mr. Lowery will be laid to rest at Suber Memorial Gardens, Lake Helen Florida. Visitation hours will be
4-8pm Friday, December 9, 2016 in the Unity Memorial Chapel at ADJ Unity Funeral Home Inc.

      
Infant Isaiah Lamar Lacey
Delivered December 20, 2016 at Florida Hospital DeLand, FL. to Kellie E Reid and Darius L Lacey. The Memorial Service, Saturday, December
31, 2016 at Unity Memorial Chapel of Unity Funeral Home Inc. Evangelist Stella W. McRae delivered the words of
encouragement.                                                  
Mr. Michael Haynes, 49, formerly of  DeLeon Springs FL. transitioned into eternity on Monday, February 6, 2017 in Sanford, FL.

All final arrangements are private
Infant, Juelz Torres was delivered on Monday, February 6, 2017 at Florida Hospital Altamonte.                                                
Mrs, Dorothy Loraine Gibson "Dot"
The Celebration of Life for Dorothy L. Gibson, 58,of DeLand, FL, will be 3pm Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Saint Annis Primitive Baptist
Church, 502 S. Orange Ave., DeLand, FL. Elder Wilbert A. Ridgley, Jr., Pastor. Rev. Reginald Johnson of Bethel A.M.E Church,
DeLand, FL. will deliver the eulogy.

Visitation hours are 4-7pm, Friday, February, 10, 2017 at Unity Funeral Home.
Missionary Maybelle Zow  Miller,

The Home Going Celebration:
11am Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Apostolic Faith Temple, 300 Milford Place,
New Smyrna Bch
., FL, Bishop Robert B.Thomas, Pastor. Elder John H. Lawson will
deliver the eulogy.  
Interment will follow at  Glencoe Geiger Endowed Cemetery, New
Smyrna Bch., FL. Visitation hours
are 5-7pm, Friday, February, 10, 2017 at Helping Hand
Ministry of Hope (Oak Grove) 441 Sheldon St., New Smyrna Beach, FL.
Mrs. Sandra Marie Williams-Davis

The Home Going Service will be 11 am Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Unity Memorial Chapel of Unity of Unity Funeral Home.  Bishop
Stephen Tyler, pastor of Kingdom Builders Church, DeLand, FL. will deliver the main eulogy.
  Visitation hours are 4-7pm Friday, February
24, 2017 and one hour prior to service on Saturday at Unity.
Kevin Lee Mosely, Jr. "Kalico"

The HomeGoing Service will be 2pm Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Master's Domain Church, 511 Fremont Ave., Daytona Beach, FL. Pastor
Derrick Harris.
 Burial will follow the service at Greenwood Cemetery in Daytona Beach, FL.  Visitation hours will be from 4-7pm Friday,
February 3, 2017 at the church.
The beautiful Little Ms. Keilani Love Pickett


The Memorial Service will be 6pm, Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Unity Memorial Chapel of Unity Funeral Home  
Mr. David Nathaniel Lane, 68,

The Home Going Service will be 11am Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Unity Memorial Chapel of Unity Funeral Home Inc., DeLand, FL. Host
Pastor Leo Aiken, Overseer H. Aiken, officiating.
Interment will follow the service at Community Cemetery, DeLand, FL. Visitation hours
will be from 4-7pm Friday, March 24, 2017 at Unity.
                        
              Tommie Lee Pettus "Man" 77 - DeLand, FL.
Mr.Pettus was self employed in the logging industry.  He transitioned on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in DeLand, FL.

The Home Going Celebration will be 2pm Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Pillar Ground Outreach Ministries, 208 W. Voorhis Ave. Deland, FL., Bishop
Walter C. Kelley, Pastor.  
Interment will follow at Community Cemetery, W. Beresford Ave. DeLand, FL.  The Visitation will be 4-7pm Wednesday,
March 29, 2017 at Unity Funeral Home.
Mother Juniel Gillins Reed

Celebration of Life:  11 am Saturday, April 8, 2017
Mt Tabor First Baptist Church (South Campus)
608 Randolph Street, Crescent City, FL.
Rev. Karl N. Flagg, Pastor

Visitation and Wake:  6-8pm Friday, April 7, 2017
Jethro First Baptist Church
101 Cedar Street. Crescent City, FL.
Rev. Adrian B. Washington, Sr., Pastor

Interment:  Evergreen: Evergreen Cemetery * Crescent City, Florida
The Beautiful Life and Legacy of Frances Virginia Taylor

Celebration of Life:
 3pm Saturday, April 8, 2017           
Mt. Calvary Freewill Baptist Church
710 West Cincinnati Ave * DeLand, FL.
Pastor Terry L. Brown, Pastor
Dr. Wendell Raulerson, Sr., Officiating

Interment: Union Cemetery * W. Euclid Ave.DeLand, FL.

Visitation:  4-7pm Friday, April 7, 2017 ~ ADJ Unity FH
Mrs. Daphrin Northover-Oconnell 55 - Deltona, Florida

Mrs Daphrin Northover-Oconnell, transitioned into eternity Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital Regency Hospital, Daytona Beach,
Florida.  She was born on March 31, 1962  in West Indies, Jamaica, to Alice and Timothy Northover.

The Home Going Service will be 10:30am Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Unity Memorial Chapel of Unity Funeral Home Inc. (105 W. New Hampshire
Ave. DeLand, FL. 32720).
Interment will follow the service at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Orange City, FL.  Visitation hours are 5-7pm Friday,
April 21, and Saturday 9-10:30am at the chapel.
Mrs. Rosemarie Sieglinde Gutgesell, 87, Deltona, Florida

Mrs. Romemarie Sieglinde Gutgesell, 87, or Deltona, Florida, transitioned into eternity Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Good Samaritan Society
-Florida Lutheran, DeLand, FL.

No local arrangements are scheduled
Mrs. Willie Mae Coleman-Williams, 70 - DeLand, Florida

Home Going Celebration:  11 am Thursday, April 27, 2017 at St. Annis Primitive Baptist Church, 502 S. Orange Ave. DeLand, FL. Rev. Wilbert
Ridgley, Pastor.
The Visitation: 2-6 pm Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Unity Funeral Home.
Interment:  Community Cemetery, West Beresford Ave. DeLand, FL.  
Mrs. Earther M. Smiley-Cherry, Lake Helen, Florida

The Home Going Celebration:
 12 pm Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Mt. Calvary Free Will Baptist Church. 710 Cincinnati Ave. DeLand, FL. Elder Terry
Brown, Pastor.  Rev. Reginald Johnson will deliver the eulogy.
 Interment:  Suber Memorial Gardens, Lake Helen, FL. following the Home Going
Celebration.  
Visitation Hours:  4-7 pm Friday, May 5, 2017 at Unity Funeral Home Inc. 
Mrs. Alda Rebecca Layne-Edwards, 87 - Deltona, Florida

Mrs. Alda Rebecca Layne-Edwards, transitioned into eternity Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler Care Center,
Orange City, FLorida.

Mrs. Alda Rebecca Layne-Edwards, was born January 27, 1930 in Bellview, Jamaica, to Ethel and Cecil Layne.

Home Going Celebration:  11am Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Unity Memorial Chapel of Unity Funeral Home Inc.
The Visitation:  4-7pm Friday, April 28, 2017 at Unity.
Interment:  Community Cemetery, West Beresford Ave. DeLand, FL.
Mr. Xavier Fitzroy Gordon, 30, of Kingston, Jamaica, transitioned into eternity on Friday, May 5, 2017 at Halifax Health Medical Center Daytona
Beach, Florida.

The Home Going Celebration will be 4pm Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Unity Memorial Chapel at Unity Funeral Home Inc.  Visitation hours:  2pm
until 4pm at Unity Funeral Home.
 The final rites for Xavier will be in Kingston Jamaica.

Xavier Fitzroy Gordon died leaving mother, Linnette Brown; sister, Sandreen Clarke; fiancé, Sherice Brown; aunts uncles and other relatives
and friends.
Frances Leonard-Footman, 70, of DeLand, Florida, transitioned into eternity on the during the evening hours of May 11, 2017 at her residence.

The Home Going Celebration:  1pm Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 514 W. Beresford Ave. DeLand, FL.
32720. Rev. Melvin L. Young, Sr. Pastor.
 Visitation hours:  4-7pm Friday, at Unity Memorial Chapel. Interment:  Community Cemetery.
Pearline Wright Jackson, 78, of Sanford, Florida, transitioned into eternity during the early morning hours of Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Central
Florida Regional Hospital, Sanford, Florida.

Celebration of Life:  11am Saturday, may 20, 2017 at Calvary Temple of Praise 2020 McCraken Road, Sanford, FL. Elder Paul Wright, Pastor.  
Visitation:
5-7 pm Friday, May 19, 2017 at New Jerusalem Glorious United Pentecostal Church of God, 541 Osteen Maytown Road, Osteen,
FL.. Elder Barbara J. Gainey, Pastor.
 Interment:  Osteen Memorial Gardens, Deltona, FL.
Baby Kamya Gainey, (newborn), was born and later transitioned to eternity on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Florida Hospital Orlando.

All services are private
Little Mr. Alexander Wade Johnson IV, 7 Hrs., was born May 13, 2017 at Florida Hospital Orlando South Service of Remembrance: 11am -
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Unity Memorial Chapel of
Unity Funeral Home Inc.
105 W. New Hampshire Ave.
DeLand, FL. 32720
Pastor Herry Edwards, 89, of Deltona, FL. transitioned  into eternal rest  Friday, May 19, 2017 at Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler
Care Center, Orange City, FL.

The Home Going Service:
3pm - Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Unity Memorial Chapel - 105 W. New Hampshire Avenue 32720

Visitation Hours: Friday, June 2, 2017 - 4-7pm Unity Funeral Home
friends.
Mrs. Jasmine M. Eccleston, 68, of Orlando, FL. transitioned into eternal rest early Sunday morning of May 21, 2017 Vitas Hospice of Winter
Gardens.

The Home Going Services: 7pm - Friday, June 2, 2017 at Victory Worship Center - 335 Geneva Drive, Oviedo, FL 32765 and
11 AM - Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Mission Road COGIC - 151 Mission Road, Oviedo, FL 32765
Rashad Williams, "Ray Ray Bandz", 25, of DeLand, FL. transitioned into eternity Sunday, May 21, 2017 in DeLand, FL.

The Home Going Service:  11am - Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Mt. Calvary FWBC 710 W. Cincinnati Ave. (Elder Terry L. Brown, Pastor)
Interment:  Community Cemetery
Visitation Hours:  Friday,
June 2, 2017 - 4-7pm Unity Funeral Home
            
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 10am until service time at Mt. Calvary FWBC
Jennifer Leigh Tucker, 42, of DeLand, Florida, transitioned into eternity Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Florida
Hospital Fish Memorial Hospital, Orange City, Florida.

The Service of Remembrance: Monday, June 19, 2017. Unity Funeral Home Inc. 3pm.
Stanley Novenza White "White Boy", 68, formally of DeLand, Florida, presently of St. Petersburg, FL.
transitioned into eternity on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL.

The Home Going Celebration will be 11am Saturday, June 24, 2017 in the Chapel of Unity at Unity Funeral Home
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Sean Mitchell, "Snake" 49, of DeLand, Florida, transitioned into eternity Friday, June 16, 2017 at Florida Hospital
DeLand, DeLand, Florida.

The Home Going Service will be 1pm Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Pillar Ground Outreach 208 W. Voorhis Ave.,
DeLand, FL. 32720. Bishop Walter Kelley, Pastor. Elder Anthony Gibson will deliver the eulogy.  
Burial will follow the
service at Community Cemetery W. Beresford Ave. DeLand, FL.
 Visitation hours are 4-7pm Friday at Unity Funeral
Home.
                                          Minister Betty Jean Cody

The Home Going Celebration will be 11am Saturday, July 8, 2017 Mt. Zion Baptist Church 282 Church St. Lake Helen, FL. Rev. Thomas
Maultsby, Pastor.  
Interment will follow the service at Suber Memorial Gardens, Lake Helen.  Visitation hours are Friday, (today) 4-7 pm
at Unity Funeral Home.
Doris Douglas, 68, of Deltona, FL. transitioned into eternity Sunday, July 2, 2017 at her residence.

The Service of Honor will be 12pm Thursday, July 13, 2017 in the Main Chapel of Unity a Unity
Funeral Home.
Wallace Thomas, 81, a retired Mechanic, and resident of DeLand, FL. transitioned into eternity on Saturday, July 8,
2017 at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, FL.

The Home Going Service will be 2pm Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Macedonia Baptist Church 514 West Beresford Ave.
DeLand, FL., Rev. Melvin L. Young, Pastor.  His nephew, Rev. Adrian B. Washington, Sr. of Jethro First Baptist Church,
Crescent City, FL., will deliver the main eulogy.
 Interment will follow the service at Community Cemetery, W. Beresford
Ave., DeLand, FL..  
Visitation hours are 4-7pm Friday, July 14, 2017 at Unity Funeral Home.
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                                                         Juanita Johnson, 96,

The Home Going Celebration will be 1pm Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 201 Mission
Road, Palatka, FL. 32177.  
Interment rites are private.  Visitation hours are 12-1pm Saturday at the Kingdom Hall.

Juanita was born March 17, 1921 in Yelvington, FL. to Lujenia and Reid Fields.  Her employment history reflects,
housekeeper, laborer, and she worked many years for Maycheck Farms.  She enjoyed Music, baking, watching
professional wrestling, reading the Watch Tower and spending time with her family.

On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Juanita entered eternal rest at Putnam Medical Center, Palatka, FL.  She was preceded
by her husband, Willie Johnson, Sons, Sylvester and Ulysses Johnson; and her parents.

She leaves to cherish her fond memories, Daughter, Inez Johnson, East Palatka, FL.;  Sons, Frank (Dianne)
Taylor, Jr. Palatka, FL. and William Smith Jr. East Palatka, FL.;  
Grands, A loving host of grands, great-grands and
great-great grands
;  Brother,  Raymond Fields, Utica, NY;  Sisters,  Katie Simmons, Jupiter, FL. and Amy Taylor,
Lawrenceville, Ga.;  
Special Friend, Rose Bostic;  A host of other loving Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and othr
relatives and friends.
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                      Evangelist Maxine C. Pettus, 73

The Home Going Celebration will be 11am Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Greater Refuge Church of Our Lord 316 S. Adelle Ave.
DeLand, FL. 32720 Bishop James Darby, Pastor.
 Interment rites will follow the service at Community Cemetery, W. Beresford
Ave. DeLand, FL..  
Visitation hours are 4-7pm Friday, Aug. 4. At Unity Funeral Home.

Maxine was born October 22, 1943 in Stateline, Miss to the late Cecil “NJ” Clark & Flora Garret-Clark.  She was married to the late
Tommie Lee Pettus who preceded her on March 25, 2017.

Evangelist Maxine Clark Pettus loved God with all of her heart.  She loved singing with the Singing Angels for many years.

She was preceded by her husband, parents, and brothers, Johnny and Randy Clark; sisters, Francis Grice, and Queen Ester
Clark.

On Thursday, July 27, 2017, at Florida Hospital DeLand, God called her Home leaving precious memories with her daughters,
Annie Givens (Kevin), Patricia May, and Rose Pettus; grandchildren, Latrecia Kennedy, Kevin Givens Jr., Kenon Givens, Michael
Brown Jr., Darryl Thomas Jr., Latroya Harris, and Troy Harris Jr.; goddaughter, Michelle Johnson-Harris; godson, Charles Small Jr.;
sister, Narver Jones; brothers-in-law, Jolly Lee Gandy, Robert Earl Pettus (Sandra); sisters-in-law, Lullie (Rosie) Donetra and
Patricia Clark; and a host of other loving relatives and sorrowing friends.
                                                 Danielle Briana Titus Llewellyn, 14

The Home Going Service for Danielle Briana Titus Llewellyn will be 2pm Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Orange City United
Methodist Church, 396 E. University Ave., Orange City, FL. 32763, Rev. Janet Chilcote, Pastor.  
Interment will be Sunday August
13, 2017 at Forest Lawn South Cemetery in Davie, FL.
Visitation hours are 4-7pm Friday, August 11, 2017 at Unity Funeral
Home.

Danielle had 14 years of bliss, 14 years of laughter, 14 years of love and joy.  Many ups and a few downs. She enjoyed every
moment of life. We her family and friends watched our light Grew n Glowed, we enjoyed many Birthdays, Christmas, Holidays, Ice
Cream Parties, Vacations and Applebee’s, (her Favorite restaurant).
Her favorite color- pink and turquoise, her favorite makeup Mac, her favorite food Zaxbys, her favorite Restaurant Applebee’s, her
favorite body spray, Bath n Body Japanese Cherry Blossom. Her favorite song, God on the Mountain.  Her favorite moments, her
third Birthday Party, 1st Dance Recital, and 1st trip to Disney World.
Unfortunately on August 1, 2017, her life came to a tragic end that shocked and saddened our entire family, her friends, her
School and Church Community, as the light we watched glowed for 14 years flickered out of sight.
Danielle lived with the saying “An Angel protects people.” She’s now an Angel, and I know she is protecting us.
Danielle is survived by her parents Dad Floyde, Mother Nina, Brother King, Grandparents, Norma and George, Grand Aunt
Babette Grand Uncles Tony and Michael, Aunts, Uncles,  Cousins,  Best Friends Thomas, Savannah, Brianna and Dijon,
classmates and Church Community.
Danielle Brianna RIP. Sunrise May 17, 2003 Sunset August 1, 2017
                                
   
Linda D. Lane, 66

The Home Going Celebration will be 11am Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Mt Calvary Free Will Baptist Church,
710 W. Cincinnati Ave., DeLand, FL. 32720 Elder Terry L. Brown, Pastor.
 Interment will follow the service at
DeLand Memorial Gardens, E. Beresford Ave. DeLand, FL.  
Visitation hours are 4-7pm Friday (today) at Unity
Funeral Home.
Linda Lane’s life story began on Saturday, March 10, 1951 in DeLand, FL.  Born the middle child to Robert
“Preacher” lane and Rosa Mae Earl Lane Branan.  Both preceding her into eternal rest.

Linda attended the public schools of Volusia County, Euclid Elementary and South Western Jr./Sr. High Class of
1969. She played the clarinet in the Marching Tiger Band.  She was also a member of the girls’ basketball team.  
Linda met William E. Austin Jr. and together they had two children, Patronda Renee and William E. Austin, III.  Later
years, Linda relocated to Joliet, Ill., where she was employed as a Correctional Officer at Statesville Correctional
Penitentiary for eight years. She later returned home to DeLand to help care for her mother.  She was employed
by Sherwood Medical, now known as Covidiell where she retired after 31 years.  She was converted at an early
age and attended St. Annis Primitive Baptist Church.  Later she joined Mt. Calvary FBC.

On Thursday, July 27, 2017 surrounded by her loving family, Linda transitioned into eternal rest.  She leaves to
cherish her memories 2 sons, William Erskin Austin, III (Tawana) and Richard Austin; 2 daughters, Patronda Renee
Austin and Sharonda Williams (Chris); sisters, Patricia Lane, Cynthia (Kenneth) Smith, Lisa lane, Vastilla Gordon
and Jeanett Lane; brothers, Larry Lane, Robert Lane, Timothy Lane and Ray (Traunisha) Lane; grandchildren,
Chayla (De’Terion) Padgett, Demetrius and Tequila Rowson, Taylor Echols, T’ara Austin, Antoneya Veasy and
Edgerrin Austin; five great-grands, De-Niya Padgett, Kamron Curry, De-Kyra Padgett, Kingston and Arlonni
Solomon; nieces, Latoshia (Marquise) King, Kim Johnson, Trinisha Austin, Chechena Austin Nichols, Shayla and
Ebony Austin and Alanna (Christien) Correa; nephews, Keith Williams and Jesse Johnson (deceased); sisters-in-
law, Bettye Gavin (Archie) and Karen Scruggs;  brother-in-law, Wayne Austin (Nora); devoted aunts, Althea
Bevels, Alberta Williams and Beatice Brown; best friend, Robbie Temple Watson; devoted friends, Jackie Jones,
Louese may, Margaret Wright and Patricia Alexander; and a host of other devoted relatives and friends.
Linda D. Lane, 66, of DeLand, Florida  transitioned into eternity Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Florida
Hospital DeLand, DeLand, Florida.
                                                  Infant Josiah Thomas Taylor
 Born Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Daytona Beach, FL.
                                     to Janae Cherelle Johnson and Uriah Quenton Taylor

                    
 A private Memorial Service will be held for Infant Josiah Thomas Taylor
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Sylvester Pascoe, 62

Sylvester Pascoe transitioned into eternity Saturday, August 19, 2017 at his residence.
Visitation hours are 4-7pm Friday, September 1, 2017, at Unity Funeral
Home.

Mr. Sylvester Pascoe
11/10/1954 ~ 08/19/2017

Children:
Michael Pascoe, Crystal Pascoe, and
Jewel Hathaway

Grandchildren:
Michael, Jr., Eli, Jaylen, Joseline,
ExZaviana, ExZariah, Antonio, Khairo,
Sylis, Addrianna and Charles

Brothers:
Frank, Jr., Eddie Lee, Larry,
James and Johnny Lee Pascoe

Sisters:
Frankie Lee Edwards, Geraldine Davis,
Lisa Williams and Annie Montgomery



                               
  
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                                               Devin Howell, 30

Devin, 30, transitioned into eternity during the early morning hours of Friday, August 25, 2017 in Cobb County,
Georgia.

        
 Due to family ties, the arrangements for Mr. Howell has been moved to
                J E Cusack Mortuary 727 S. Stone St. DeLand, FL. 386-734-3831
                                                         SFC Jimmy Allen, "Sonny", 83

Jimmy Allen "Sonny", 83, of DeLand, FL. transitioned into eternal rest on Friday, August 19, 2017 at Halifax
Health Hospice Care Center, Orange City, FL.

The Home Going Celebration will be 1 pm Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Macedonia Missionary Baptist
Church, 514 W. Beresford Avenue, DeLand, FL. 32720. Rev. Melvin L. Young, Sr., Pastor.
 Full Military
Honors and Interment
will follow the service at Community Cemetery, W. Beresford Ave. DeLand, FL.  
Visitation hours are 4-7pm Friday, September 1, 2017 at Unity Funeral Home.

Jimmy was born on May 9, 1934 in DeLand, FL. to the late Maggie Johnson.  He was educated through the
Euclid High School in DeLand, FL.  He served in the United States Army for Twenty-five (25) years until
retirement.  Sergeant First Class Jimmy Allen also served in the Army of God as Deacon at Mount Sinai
Baptist Church in San Antonio, Texas and Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church DeLand, FL.  He enjoyed
traveling.

SFC Allen was preceded in eternity by his parent, brothers, Alphonso Robinson and James “Fred” Ross, and
sisters, Katherine Leonard-Washington, Shirley Mitchell and Frances “Fran” Footman.

Those remaining the cherish the legacy of SFC Deacon Jimmy Allen are, his son, Andre Allen; best friends, J.
D. Turner and Ray Flores; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and supportive friends.