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Published Sep. 27, 2005

BOUFFORD, ELI E., 72, of Brooksville, died Wednesday (May 17, 2000) at Brooksville Regional Hospital. Born in Claremont, N.H., he came here 37 years ago from Homestead. He was retired from Southern Bell Telephone and was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. He was an Army, Navy and Air Force veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of the American Legion Post 99, Brooksville, the Family Motor Coach Association and the Roll 'n Rebels RV Club. Survivors include his wife, Constance; three sons, Eli E. Jr., Huffman, Texas, Michael, Phoenix, and Edward, Austin, Texas; a daughter, Jayne Spradlin, Brooksville; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville.

DOYLE, IOLA M., 76, of Beverly Hills, died Tuesday (May 16, 2000). Born in Providence, R.I., she came here 16 years ago from Coventry, R.I. She was a member of St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, Inverness, and the Stoma Club of Citrus County and a former member of St. Mathias Episcopal Church Altar Guild, Coventry. Survivors include her husband, Thomas O.; a son, Thomas A., Warwick, R.I.; a daughter, Susan M. Bragg, Galloway, Ohio; a sister, Viola Armstrong, Mesa, Ariz.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills.

JENKINS, NEHEMIAH, 88, of Crystal River, died Monday (May 15, 2000) at Shands Health Care, Gainesville. Born in Hernando, he was a lifelong resident of Crystal River and a retired sanitation driver. Survivors include two sons, Eugene and Calvin, both of Crystal River; four daughters, Marjorie J. Copeland and Essie L. McKinnon, both of Crystal River, Gerleatha M. Green, Tacoma, Wash., and Willie Pearl Williams, Orlando; 36 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Cason Funeral Chapel, Inverness.

KIDNEY, NEAL WENDELL, 77, of Brooksville, died Wednesday (May 17, 2000) at Oak Hill Hospital, Spring Hill. Born in Washburn, Maine, he came here 12 years ago from Barrington, R.I. He owned an office supply business and was a Navy veteran. He was a member of the American Legion Post 186, Spring Hill, and the Heather Golf and Country Club. Survivors include his wife, Gladys; three sons, Neal, Johnson, Vt., Michael, Westford, Mass., and Mark, Newport, N.H.; two stepsons, Ronald Pederson, North Providence, R.I., and Daniel Pederson, Somerset, Mass.; four sisters, Eva Hornik, Exeter, R.I., Charlotte Kelly, Stratham, N.H., Mary Dempsey, Spring Hill, and Helen Umphrey, Belleair Bluffs; a brother, Milford, Belleair Bluffs; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Pinecrest Funeral Chapels, Spring Hill.

LOVILL, JAMES CLARENCE, 58, of Spring Hill, formerly of Hudson, died Wednesday (May 17, 2000) at James A. Haley VA Medical Center, Tampa. Born in Princeton, W.Va., he came here eight years ago from Hudson and was retired from American Electric. He was Protestant. He was a Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, Mary Jo; three sons, David, Rick and Greg Gillispie; two daughters, Fonda Abalos and Rhonda Librado; three sisters, Deloris Burton, Rachael Lovill and Elizabeth Combs; two brothers, David and Danny; and 12 grandchildren. Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills.

LOWE, LAMAR L., 29, of Inverness, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (May 16, 2000). He was born in St. Petersburg and worked in construction. He was an avid fisherman. Survivors include his stepmother, Marjorie Lowe, Inverness; a brother, Donald Jr., and a sister, Belinda Lord, both of Crystal River; his grandmother, Catherine Morrison, St. Petersburg; and his stepgrandmother, Katherine Weeks, Pinellas Park. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness.

MURDOCK, JACQUELINE S., 59, of Lecanto, died Tuesday (May 16, 2000). Born in Aldershot, England, she came here eight years ago from Lincoln, England. She was Catholic. Survivors include her husband, John H.; a son, Andrew J., Leesburg, Va.; a daughter, Jane M. Ward, Bingham, Nottinghamshire, England; two brothers, Desmond Sheehan, Alexandria, Va., and Brian Sheehan, Sydney, Australia; two sisters, Patricia Bartholomew, Rotherman, England, and Moira Thorne, Bedfordshire, England; and four grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills.

MURRAY, DAVID, 59, of Brooksville, died Tuesday (May 16, 2000) at Eastbrooke Health Care Center. Born in Detroit, he came here 14 years ago from Tampa. He was Catholic. Survivors include a son, Joseph, and a daughter, Maureen Murray, both of Canton, Mich.; four brothers, John, George, Frank and Kenny, and a sister, Mary Blake, all of Michigan. Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville

SURMAN, PATRICIA, 67, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday (May 16, 2000) at Oak Hill Hospital, Spring Hill. She came here nine months ago from her native Niagara Falls, N.Y., and was a homemaker. She was Presbyterian. Survivors include four sons, Thomas Butler, Spring Hill, James Butler, New Port Richey, John Butler, Seattle, and David Butler, Denver; a daughter, Mary Butler, Hudson; three sisters, Roberta Metrose, Trudy Gulla and Bonnie Lasota, all of Niagara Falls; and 14 grandchildren. Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

TENSEN, JOHANNA, 92, of Brooksville, died Monday (May 15, 2000) at Brooksville Health Care Center. Born in Wayne, N.J., she came here 17 years ago from Oxford, N.J.,and was a homemaker. She was Protestant. Survivors include two sons, Richard, Columbia, N.J., and Kenneth, Macclenny; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill.

TURNER, HAROLD, F., 76, of Spring Hill, formerly of Hudson, died Tuesday (May 16, 2000) at Spring Hill Regional Hospital. Born in Millbury, Mass., he came here three weeks ago from Hudson, where he had lived for 30 years. He was an Army employee and veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was Catholic and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 78, New Port Richey. Survivors include his wife, Winifred; five sons, Richard, Billings, Mont., Kenneth, Lorain, Ohio, Paul, Lisle, Ill., David, Holiday, and Charles, El Paso, Texas; a daughter, Teresa McCarty, Bullhead City, Ariz.; two brothers, Alfred, St. Johnsbury, Vt., and Eugene J., Wilkinsonville, Mass.; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, New Port Richey.