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HILLSBOROUGH OBITUARIES

BENGOCHEA, AURORA C., 73, of Tampa, died Friday (July 26, 1996) at home. A native of Cuba, shecame here 30 years ago. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her daughter, Raisa V. Pruitt, Tampa; three brothers, Luis and Antonio Cordero, both of Tampa and Rodolfo Cordero, Homestead; two sisters, Margarita Garcia, Miami, and Julieta Mendez, Tampa; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Roel & Curry Funeral Home, Tampa.

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CUMMINGS, RAYFORD, 77, of Lake City and formerly of Riverview, died Wednesday (July 24, 1996) in Jacksonville. He was born in Georgia and moved to Lake City from Riverview in 1987. He was a dairy farmer. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of the Tampa Independent Dairy Farmers Association. He was a Baptist. Survivors include three sons, James Larry and John, both of Lake City, and Robert, Valrico. three daughters, Marilyn Landry, Nashville, Tenn., and Sandra Simmons and Susan Gonzalez, both of Riverview; a brother, Ted, Riverview; and nine grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Riverview.

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HOWARD, MARY G., 75, of Tampa, died Friday (July 26, 1996) in Tampa. She was born in Columbus, Ohio, and came here in 1953. She was a retired savings and loan counselor for Freedom Federal. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. Survivors include her daughter, Patti Sullivan, Tampa. Curry & Son Funeral Home, MacDill Avenue Chapel, Tampa.

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MARTIN, W.R. "BOB," 87, of Plant City, died Wednesday (July 24, 1996) in Franklin, N.C. He was a lifelong resident. He was a farmer and a rancher. He was a former manager of the Plant City Ace Hardware Store with 45 years of service. He was a member and past president of the Plant City Lions Club and a member of Gideons International. He was a member of Knights Baptist Church, where he had served as choir director and Sunday School teacher of the Men's Bible Class. He attended Cowee Baptist Church while staying in Franklin. Survivors include his wife, Geneva Hartline Martin; two daughters, Sandra Brannan and Ann Parrish, both of Plant City; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Wells Memorial Funeral Home, Plant City.

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MAXWELL, CARRIE I., 101, of Tampa, died Thursday (July 25, 1996) at home. She was born in Missouri and came here in 1958 from Chicago. She was a farmer. She attended New Life Christian Center. Survivors include her son, George, Missouri; a daughter, Mary Jo Scott, Tampa; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Riverview.

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TURNER, MARION, 67, of Tampa, died Tuesday (July 23, 1996) at Tampa General Hospital. He was born in Anderson, Ind., and came here 22 years ago. He was a maintenance employee for the hotel industry. He was an Army veteran. Survivors include his companion, Eunice Barnes, Tampa; two sons, James and Steven, both of Anderson; a daughter, Patsy Gibbons, Anderson; two brothers, Tom and Fred, both of Anderson; 22 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

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WEST, DOROTHY O., 85, of Sun City Center, died Wednesday (July 24, 1996) in Sun City Center. She was born in Kentucky and had been a nine-year resident of Sun City Center, coming from Sparta, N.J. She was a retired real estate agent and was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Sun City Center. Survivors include her husband, Noble, Sun City Center; two daughters, Anita Leedom, Monterey Park, Calif., and Diana Caliendo, New Jersey; four brothers, Homer Jean Sale, Troy, Mich., Carl A. Jessie Sale, Lexington, Ky., Gordon Aylene Sale, Paris, Ky., and Richard Ann Sale, Tampa; five sisters, Mildred Buchanan, Bowling Green, Ky., Elizabeth Fitzsimmons, Pleasure Ridge, Ky., Mary Nell Riherd, Glasgow, Ky., Pat Jones, Kentucky; and Virginia Lee Welch, Lancaster, Calif.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Zipperer's Agape Mortuary & Crematory, Ruskin.

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