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BLACKMER, LLOYD LENNY THOMAS, 58, of Inverness, died Tuesday (March 11, 2003) at Mariner Health Care of Inverness. Born in Pennsylvania, he came here in 1993 from Monticello, Ind. He was a retired electronics technician. Survivors include his brother, David T., Hilbert, Wis. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home With Crematory, Inverness.

CLAY, WILLIAM E., 74, of Brooksville, died Tuesday (March 11, 2003) at Hernando-Pasco Hospice in Brooksville. Born in Malakoff, Texas, he came here six years ago from Miami. He was an electrical engineer for Hilton Hotels and retired as an independent importing and exporting consultant. He was a Coast Guard veteran. He was Methodist. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Carreiro, Brooksville, and Bonnie Smith, Farmington, Conn.; his son, Paul, Hull, Mass.; two brothers, L.F. Clay, Escondido, Calif., and John, Palestine, Texas; a sister, Norma Henly, Wells Point, Texas; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill.

DALY, JAMES W., 81, of Crystal River, formerly of Tampa, died Tuesday (March 11, 2003) at Munroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala. Born in Augusta, Ga., he came here 37 years ago from Tampa. He retired from the wholesale lumber industry and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was Catholic. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Virginia; three daughters, Leigh Ann Ledford, Brooksville, Susie Fenlon, Tampa, and Katie Carnahan, Crystal River; a sister, Mary Olts, Fair Hope, Ala.; and six grandchildren. Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River.

EPPERSON, MARY Y., 86, of Homosassa, died Tuesday (March 11, 2003) in Homosassa. Born in Colon, Ga., she came here in 1965 from Plant City and was a homemaker. She was Methodist. Survivors include two daughters, Marion Evans, Lake Park, Ga., and Sarah Butts, Homosassa; two sons, Marvin, Brandon, and Jessie E. Epperson Jr., Jasper; four sisters, Martha Blevins, Live Oak, Bessie Henderson, Homerville, Ga., Juanice Aaron, Columbia, S.C., and Ollie Allison, Jasper; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Homes, Homosassa.

FLOYD, TRELLIS, 68, of Crystal River, died Monday (March 10, 2003) at Seven Rivers Community Hospital in Crystal River. Born in Lithonia, Ga., she came here in 1976 from Atlanta. She was a retired clerk and a member of Assembly of God Church of Crystal River. Survivors include her son, Keith, Inverness; a daughter, Karen Turner, Akron, Ohio; three sisters, Martha Jean Elrod, Talmo, Ga., Mary Nell Turner and Pat "Gatha" Barrios, both of Belle Chase, La.; three brothers, Tim Haynes, Atlanta, Carlton Haynes, Lawrenceville, Ga., and Robin "Bud" Haynes, Alabaster, Ala.; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Brown Funeral Home & Crematory, Crystal River.

KOMLOSY, WALTER, 85, of Brooksville, died Friday (March 7, 2003) at home. Born in Bronx, N.Y., he came here 10 years ago from Susquehanna, Pa. He was a retired U.S. postal clerk. Survivors include his daughter, Marilyn Sue Walsh, Brooksville; a son, David, Stuart; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

LICHT, MARGARET C., 63, of Dunnellon, died Monday (March 10, 2003) in Crystal River. Born in Plainfield, Vt., she came here in 1967 from East Calais, Vt. She was a grocery store cashier for 10 years and was a homemaker. She was Protestant. Survivors include her son, David W., Ocala; two daughters, Melissa Shunk, Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Jennifer Licht, Casselberry; a stepson, Jim Licht, Tekonsha, Mich.; two brothers, Robert Beede and Donald Gray, both of Mesa, Ariz.; three sisters, Roberta Houston, Mesa, Frances Houston, Inverness, and Dorothy Goodwin, Rabun Gap, Ga.; and three grandchildren. Fero Funeral Home With Crematory, Beverly Hills.

NORDQUIST, ALBERT C., 88, of Homosassa, died Tuesday (March 11, 2003) in Crystal River. Born in Cleveland, he came here in 1978 from Sterling Heights, Mich. He was a tool company engineer and a member of Faith Lutheran Church of Lecanto. Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Marlene (Miller); a son, Albert, and a daughter, Adina Bause, both of Inverness; a sister, Charlotte Grifka; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

WORKMAN, ANNIE E., 85, of Brooksville, died Monday (March 10, 2003) at Heartland of Brooksville. Born in Giles County, Tenn., she came here 29 years ago from Taylor, Mich. She was a homemaker and a member of Trilacoochee Church of Christ. Survivors include her son, William, Taylor; two daughters, Mary J. Garner and Barbara Neubaum, both of Brooksville; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill.

ZELENKA, CLARE M., 73, of Brooksville, died Monday (March 10, 2003) at Brooksville Regional Hospital. Born in Michigan, she came here three years ago from Redwood City, Calif. She earned two master's degrees and was a retired middle school counselor for the Redwood City School District. She was past president of the Redwood City School District Teachers Union. She was Catholic. Survivors include her caregiver, Eileen Kapavik, Brooksville. Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville.

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