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ADKINSON, HARVEY J., 78, of Odessa, died Thursday (Feb. 13, 1992) in Tampa. He was born in Dothan, Ala., and came here in 1941 from Lake Wales. He was a boilermaker for Tampa Ship Repair & Dry Dock and a member of Boilermakers Union Local 433. Survivors include his wife, Gertrude C.; a son, Jerry C., Odessa; a daughter, Sharon A. Hover, Cape Canaveral; a brother, William A., Lake Wales; a sister, Verna Mae Mickel, Lorida; and four grandchildren. F. T. Blount Funeral Home, Nebraska Chapel, Tampa.

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CURRY, PARKE W. JR., 36, of Brandon, died Thursday (Feb. 13, 1992) at Humana Hospital-Brandon. He was born in West Chester, Texas, and came here two years ago from Coatesville, Pa. He was a concrete finisher in the construction industry and a Protestant. Survivors include his mother, Mabel F., Brandon; two sisters, Gwen Mahjoubian, Los Angeles, and Dianne Tracey, Phoenixville, Pa. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

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DIAZ, ANGELA MARIA, 70, of Tampa, died Friday (Feb. 14, 1992) at University Community Hospital. She was born in Puerto Rico and came here six years ago from Miami. She was a homemaker and a member of Primera Iglesia Metodista Libre. Survivors include her husband, Raul; two sons, Gustavo Diaz, Tampa, and Wilfredo Cardona, Puerto Rico; a daughter, Milagros Diaz, Tampa; a brother, Emilio Gonzalez, New York; and five grandchildren. A. P. Boza Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, Tampa.

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HAYWOOD, LEAM B., 93, of Tampa, died Thursday (Feb. 13, 1992) in Tampa. She was born in Tompkinsville, Ky., and came here nine years ago from San Pedro, Calif. She was a personnel clerk for the Army and a Navy veteran of World War II. She was a member of Forest Hills United Methodist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Carrol Silverwood, Tampa, Ann Keith Power, San Pedro, and Beth Reed Hayood, Miami Beach; a sister, Lee Wingate Pappandreou, Fredericksburg, Va.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Garden of Memories-Myrtle Hill Funeral Home, Tampa.

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NYER, MAX, 74, of Lutz, died Thursday (Feb. 13, 1992) in Lutz. He was born in Manhattan, N.Y., and came here 25 years ago. He was employed by a dry cleaner and was a World War II veteran. Survivors include his wife, Anna M.; a son, Barry, Boston; two daughters, Rosalie Gensler, New Brunswick, N.J., and Toby Lasachewer, Long Island, N.Y.; two stepdaughters, Regina Dodds, Lutz, and Marie Tapley, Virginia Beach, Va.; a brother, Joseph, Long Island; two sisters, Hilda Farber, Miami Beach, and Rae Clark, New York; and three grandchildren. Garden of Memories-Myrtle Hill Funeral Home, Tampa.

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OWEN, WERDNA A., 78, of Sun City Center, died Wednesday (Feb. 12, 1992) at South Bay Hospital. He was born in Lawrence, Mich., and came here 60 years ago from Michigan. He was a food broker and attended United Community Church. He was a member of the Ruskin Elks Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Linda; two sons, Warren, Naples, and Thomas, Riverview; a daughter, Marlene Pauli, Kalamazoo, Mich.; two sisters, Mona McKinstry, Kalamazoo, and Mabel Schabbl, South Haven, Mich.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Lewers Funeral Home, Ruskin.

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STEINKE, BARBARA HILL COSTAIN, 82, of Ruskin, died Thursday (Feb. 13, 1992) at Manatee Memorial Hospital. She was born in Cleveland and came here 29 years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of Northside Baptist Church of Ruskin. Survivors include her husband, Alonzo, Ruskin; two sisters, Lillian Banker, Avon Lake, Ohio, and Minnie Kuchar, Ruskin. Lewers Funeral Home, Ruskin.

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STEWART, JAMES MONROE, 51, of Tampa, died Tuesday (Feb. 11, 1992) at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was born in Carthage, Miss., and came here 20 years ago. He was a laborer and a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Mae Bertha; his mother, Ida Stewart, Jackson, Miss.; a daughter, Kimberly, Tampa; four sons, Van, Michael, Morris and Dennis, all of Tampa; a stepson, James Howard, Kosciusko, Miss.; two sisters, Ida Dee Williams and Yvonne Patton, both of Jackson; five brothers, Clemmid D., Carthage, Davie, Georgia, William Earl, Johnnie and L. C., all of Jackson; and six grandchildren. Dessesseau & Dessasau Memorial Funeral Home, Tampa.

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THIELEN, JOHN MICHAEL, 52, of Tampa, died Thursday (Feb. 13, 1992) at home. He was born in Chicago and came here seven and a half years ago from Bridgeview, Ill. He was a truck driver and an Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Beverly; a son, Leonard Allen, Tampa; three daughters, Laura Maria Stone and Roberta Lyn Newell, both of Tampa, and Joan Michelle Ryan, Brooksville; five brothers; two sisters; and nine grandchildren. C. E. Prevatt Funeral Home, Temple Terrace.

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WHITE, JOEL J., 35, of Dover, died Thursday (Feb. 13, 1991) at Tampa General Hospital of injuries sustained in an auto accident Jan. 6. He was born in Plant City and was a millwright. He was a member of Millwright's Union Local 1000. Survivors include his wife, Penny; two sons, Jeremy and Jason, both of Dover; a daughter, Jessica White, Dover; his parents, Veryland and Mary, Plant City; three brothers, Tommy and Dennis, both of Dover, and Larry, Plant City; and his maternal grandmother, Bernice Johns, Bartow. Hopewell Funeral Home, Plant City.

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WILLIAMS, RAY ELMER, 60, of Tampa, died Thursday (Feb. 13, 1992) at home. He was born in French Lick, Ind., and came here 15 years ago. He was a purchaser for a hospital and a Protestant. Survivors include his mother, Grade, Detroit; and a sister, Wanda Dorse, Michigan. Hamilton Funeral Home, Riverview.

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WILSON, MARCELLA L., 73, of Tampa, died Wednesday (Feb. 12, 1992) in Tampa. She was born in Sudbury, Canada, and came here in 1984 from Pompano Beach. She was a laboratory technician for a doctor's office. Survivors include a son, J. Paul Wilson, Tampa; her parents, Blanche Trembley, Calgary, Alberta; a brother; eight sisters; and two grandchildren. Garden of Memories-Myrtle Hill Funeral Home, Tampa.

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YOUNG, LARRY GRANT, 53, of Tampa, died Wednesday (Feb. 12, 1992) at home. He was born in Zanesville, Ohio, and came here 18 years ago from Euclid. He was a detention sergeant and firearms instructor for the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, where he had been employed since 1977. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the Fraternal Order of Police. He was an Army veteran and a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Loyal Order of Moose. Survivors include his wife, Jackie L.; a daughter, Heather Dawn, Tampa; his mother, Dorothy Young, Duncan Falls, Ohio; and a sister, Brenda Krann, Westerville, Ohio. Glass Funeral Home, Tampa.

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