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BATTREALL, JEAN, 78, of Sun City Center, died Saturday (Sept. 18, 2004). He was a Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, Shirley; a daughter, Dana; two sons, Drew and Mark; three brothers; and a sister. Zipperer's Funeral Home, Ruskin.

BELL, DAVID LEE, 52, of Tampa, died Wednesday (Sept. 22, 2004) at South Tampa Health Center. Survivors include his family. Affinity Cremation, Brandon.

CAMPBELL, BROWN CLEO, 61, of Tampa, died Tuesday (Sept. 14, 2004) at a local hospital. Survivors include her family. Singleton Funeral Home, Tampa.

CRANDALL, SINCLAIR, 72, of Tampa, died Wednesday (Sept. 21, 2004) at his home. Survivors include his family. Singleton Funeral Home, Tampa.

CURTO, NICHOLAS W., 78, of Tampa, died Thursday (Sept. 22, 2004). Survivors include his family. Blount & Curry Funeral Home, Carrollwood Chapel, Tampa.

DIERLAM, MYRTLE DELANE, 70, of Tampa, died Sunday, (Sept. 19, 2004) at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Ala. Born in LaGrange, Ga., she was a retired admissions clerk with Jai Alai. She was Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Richard; three daughters, Phyllis Tomic, Houston, Michelle Hankins, Afton, Tenn. and Cathy Cassidy, Indian Trail, N.C.; two sons, Steven Maurice Gray and Kenneth Dess Gray, both of Tampa; a brother, Kenneth Lucas, Manchester; and three grandchildren. Cox Funeral Home, Hamilton, Ga.

GORDON, ROSALYN W., of Tampa, died Saturday (Sept. 18, 2004). A lifelong resident of Tampa, she attended public schools in Hillsborough County and was a graduate of Living Stone College, Salisbury, N.C. She was a member and former pastor's wife of First Baptist Church of College Hill. She was a board member of Tampa Park Plaza and the Tampa Lily Council, and a retired Hillsborough County public school educator at Booker T. Washington High Schol and later at Monroe Junior High School. Survivors include three daughters, Gayle G. Arrington, Wilma G. Coleman, both of Farmington, Conn., and Cherrye Glover, Atlanta; and six grandchildren. Ray Williams Funeral Home, Tampa.

JORDAN, JOHN F., 87, of Brandon, died Tuesday (Sept. 21, 2004). Survivors include his wife, Martha; four daughters, Betty L. Pope, Ava Lou Douglas, Shirley Ann Middleton and Martha Linda Kragel; a brother, Charles; two sisters, Mary Emma Carter and Viola Rushing; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Brandon.

LINDSEY, MARTHA MAE, 85, of Plant City, died Thursday (Sept. 23, 2004) at her home. Born in Kathleen, she was the owner of Lindsey Farms. She was a member of Springhead Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, A.L., two sons, Lamar, Lakeland and Steve, Plant City; a daughter, Brenda Lauber, Plant City; a brother, David Imler, California; a sister, Edith Williams, Lakeland; 11 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Haught Funeral Home, Plant City.

MOSLEY, HUBERT E., 85, of Riverview, died Wednesday (Sept. 22, 2004). A native of Raleigh County, W.Va., he moved the Tampa area in 1953. He was a member of Riverview First Assembly of God, American Legion Post No. 148 of Riverview, Local 123 and AARP. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Vera Clements; a son, Fred; three daughters, Earlene Phillips, Betty Johns and Bobbie Ann Ambercombi; five sisters, Irene Lowe, Marle Bowman, Dorothy Hunnell, Shirley Griffith and Lily Carter; 16 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Riverview.

MULE, MARY FRANCES, of Tampa, died Thursday (Sept. 23, 2004). She was employed with Works Progress Administration from 1939 to 1941, and served at MacDill Field from 1942 to 1946. In 1948, she began working for the Hillsborough County Health Department, retiring after 38 years of service. Survivors include a daughter, M.T. Mule. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.

PAYTON, WARREN, 69, of Tampa, died Thursday (Sept. 16, 2004). Survivors include his wife, Gail; a sister, Relena Young. Stone Funeral Home, Tampa.

RAMIREZ, RAFAEL R., 74, of Tampa, died Tuesday (Sept. 21, 2004). Survivors include his wife, Gloria; two sons, Rolando and Porfirio; a daughter, Gloria; a brother, Rudolfo; and three grandchildren. Boza & Roel Funeral Home, Tampa.

STEVENSON, BARBARA ANN, of Tampa, died Monday (Sept. 20, 2004) at James A. Haley VA Medical Center. Born in Early Branch, N.C., she joined the U.S. Air Force in 1964. She was a member of Northside Church of Christ and was retired from GTE and the Air Force, where she served during the Vietnam and Gulf wars. She was involved in various organizations: American Legion, Honor Society of Women Legionnaires, Women Army Corps Veterans Association, National Association of Black Military Women, Progress Village Association, Buffalo Soldiers and the Tampa Bay Bowling League. Survivors include five sons, Robert Boyd, Edward Matthews, Kendrick Matthews, Steve Stevenson and Eric Watson; three daughters, Rhonda Flowers, Yeffleeann Jones and Thomia Stevenson; three brothers, Melvin Eugene Bryant Jr., New Jersey, Keith Bryant, Minneapolis, and Frances Jones, Tampa; eight sisters, Sue Bedford, Camden, N.J., Anna Lenora Bryant, Riverview, Cassandra B. Bryant, Gibsonton, Antoinette Artis, Cinnaminson, N.J., Jackie Reed, West Palm Beach, Rosa Mae Jones, Laura Jones Robinson and Wanda Vann, all of Tampa; and six grandchildren. Ray Williams Funeral Home, Tampa.

WIMBERLY, MARIE H., of Tampa, died Saturday (Sept. 18, 2004). Survivors include a daughter, Mildred Turner; and grandchildren. Ray Williams Funeral Home.