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Gulfport

LaBELLE, BRYCEN TREVOR, infant son of Kimberly L. Wills and Matthew E. LaBelle, both of Gulfport, died Wednesday (Jan. 21, 2004) at All Children's Hospital. Other survivors include his twin brother, Tristan S.; his paternal grandfather, William J. "Joe", Wichita, Kan.; his maternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Joanne and Terrence Minke, St. Petersburg; his maternal grandfather and stepgrandmother, David and RayNay Wills, Canton, Ga.; and his paternal aunt, Jennifer LaBelle, LaFayette, Ga. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center, Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg.

VAUGHAN, JAMES TAYLOR "JIMMY," 87, of Gulfport, died Thursday (Jan. 22, 2004) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital, South Pasadena. Born in Cochran, Ga., he came here in 1946. He retired after 30 years of service with the Veterans Administration Rating Board. He was a World War II Army veteran. He was a stamp collector, past president of the Florida Stamp Dealer's Association and a member of the Jolly Boys and Pasadena Community Church. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Peggy G.; three sons, James T. Jr., Irvine, Calif., Julian F., Asheville, N.C., and John T., St. Petersburg; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home.

Treasure Island

CHAPPELL, EARNEST V., 77, of Treasure Island, died Friday (Jan. 16, 2004) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital, South Pasadena. Born near Corbin, Ky., he came here after retiring in 1987. He worked for U.S. Steel in Chesterton, Ind., for more than 25 years and retired from L&N Railroad. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a past master and 32nd degree Mason and a Shriner. He was a member of the Skyway Trap and Skeet Club in St. Petersburg. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Vela; a son, Charles, Treasure Island; a sister, Esty, Corbin, Ky.; two brothers, Lester and Clyde, Michigan City, Ind.; and a grandson, Mark, Treasure Island. Hart Funeral Home, Corbin, Ky.

South Pasadena

RINGHOFF, MILDRED ASSE, 77, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of South Pasadena, died Saturday (Jan. 17, 2004). She was born in Norway and lived in South Pasadena from 1984 to 1990. Survivors include her husband, George Michael Ringhoff. Bunker's Garden Chapel, Mesa, Ariz.

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