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CARLSON, SOPHIE, 70, of Beverly Hills, died Saturday (Feb. 17, 1990). Born in Germany, she came here 10 years ago from Glen Head, N.Y. She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Jane Skidmore, Beverly Hills; and two grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills. CHAMBLIN, WILFRED KING "BILLY", 57, of Inverness, died Saturday (Feb. 17, 1990). Born in Leesburg, he was a lifelong resident of Citrus County and a transportation supervisor for the Citrus County School System. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the First Baptist Church, past president of the Inverness little league and a racing car driver at the Citrus Speedway. Survivors include three sons, Raymond, Oviedo, Billy, Key West, and Wade Meadows, Apple Valley, Minn.; two daughters, Jenine Haslerud, Oviedo, and Tia Hays, Inverness; a brother, Nicky, Inverness; two sisters, JoAnne Thayer, Tampa, and Anita Becraft, Belleview; and four grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness.

DARLING, HOPE DeANN, 17, of West Union, S.C., formerly of Inverness, died Friday (Feb. 16, 1990). She was born in Clearwater. Survivors include her parents, Larry Darling, Palm Harbor, and Debra Ann Darling, St. Petersburg; a brother, Larry Jr., Montgomery, Ala.; her maternal grandparents, Phillip and Dolores Agen, Inverness; and her maternal great-grandparents, Edward and Grace Janney, Inverness. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

HAAS, KATE, 80, of Beverly Hills, died Saturday (Feb. 17, 1990) at home. Born in New York City, she came here 20 years ago from Waldwick, N.J. She was a Protestant and a member of American Legion Post 237 Auxiliary. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Joyce Nigash, Beverly Hills; and a brother, Robert Faltings, Jacksonville. Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills.

MOORE, SYLVIA E., 71, of Homosassa, died Friday (Feb, 16, 1990). Born in Ada, Ohio, she came here from Bellefontaine, Ohio. She was a member of Moose Lodge 2112, Inverness, Veterans of Foreign Wars 1080, Bellefontaine, and Eagles Auxiliary 3992. Survivors include a brother, Ray Wilcox, Homosassa; and two sisters, Bonnie Neal and Alberta Bailey, both of Inverness. Hooper Funeral Homes, Homosassa.

RUSIN, SOPHIA THEODORA, 73, of Spring Hill, died Saturday (Feb. 17, 1990) at Bayonet Point/Hudson Medical Center. Born in Philadelphia, she came here 40 years ago from Essington, Pa. She was a member of the Greek Orthodox faith. Survivors include a son, Stephan, Spring Hill; three daughters, Yvonne Nygren, Spring Hill, Arlene Lane, Carlton, Texas, and Mary Ellen Wilson, Clearwater; a brother, Walter Kozel, Secane, Pa.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Wellwood Funeral Home, Hudson.

ZWACK, EVELYN L., 63, of Lecanto, died Saturday (Feb. 17, 1990) at Seven Rivers Hospital. She came here 10 years ago from her native Worcester, Mass. She was a member of St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Crystal River. Survivors include her husband, Herbert D.; two sons, Larry Batchelder, and Norman Davis, Perry; three daughters, Mitzi Trudeau, Homosassa, Barbara Guidoo, Barre, Mass., and Rita Giorgio, Worcester; two brothers, Leo Shenette, Shrewsbury, Mass., and Francis Shenette, Oxford, Mass.; five sisters, Theresea Deboer, Westborough, Mass., Rita Peirf, Thompson, Conn., Margaret Stewart, Las Vegas, Nev., and Mary Mavallee and Barbara Gorceau, both of Worcester; and nine grandchildren. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.