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BENNETT, BILL, 55, of Valrico, died Wednesday (April 29, 1998) at Brandon Hospital. He was a Tampa native, a maintainence supervisor for Cargill Fertilizer and a member of Turkey Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Barbara A. Abney; a son, Glenn, Valrico; a daughter, Dana Goodson, Plant City; two brothers, Roy Earl, Madisonville, Tenn., and Fred, Valrico; and a grandchild. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

CALI, ANGELA, 93, of Tampa, died Wednesday (April 29, 1998) at home. She was a Tampa native, Catholic and a housewife. Survivors include two sons, Paul and Joe, Dover; two daughters, Ida Touchton and Violet Suarez, both of Tampa; a brother, Benny Lopez, Valrico; a sister, Louise Glenn, Downey, Calif.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.

GARCIA, ADELAIDA B., 93, of Tampa, died Wednesday (April 29, 1998) at Rehabilitation and Health Care of Tampa. Born in Cuba, she was a longtime resident. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John Presbyterian Church. Survivors include a son, Armando Dorta Jr.; two brothers, Tony Barcelo, Miami, and George Barcelo; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.

SEIGLER, PAUL H. JR., 80, of Homosassa, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Monday (April 27, 1998) at Seven Rivers Community Hospital. Born in Augusta, Ga., he moved to Homosassa four years ago from Tampa. He was a retired marine engineer and a member of St. Benedict's Catholic Church. He served with the merchant marine during World War II. Survivors include his wife, Maria C.; a son, Glen Navarette, Tampa; and a daughter, Lucy, Homosassa. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

STARNES, JACK HOWARD, 70, of Tampa, died Wednesday (April 29, 1998) at Town 'N Country Hospital. Born in Menard, Texas, he came here in 1991 from Watertown, N.Y. He was a supply technician for the Air Force and a veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his wife, Shirley; a son, Thomas Ross, Asheville, N.C., a daughter, Cheryl Mosher, Lubbock, Texas; a brother, Carl Stanley, Austin, Texas; and a sister, Elizabeth McCloskey, Snyder, Texas. Mark III Funeral Home, Town 'N Country Chapel, Tampa.

WARD, ROBERT M., 52, of Plant City, died Tuesday (April 28, 1998) at home. He came here in 1956 from his native North Carolina. He retired as a crane operator for Florida Steel Mills. He was a Navy veteran and Methodist. Survivors include his wife, Karen K.; three daughters, Dawn Kimbrough, Lakeland, Alicia Trice, Sydney, and Rachel Aurillo, Plant City; a sister, Beth Crooks, Thonotosassa; and a granddaughter. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.