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DALTON, SANDRA, 56, of Pinellas Park, died Thursday (Sept. 23, 2004) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute, St. Petersburg. Born in Moline, Ill., she came here in 1980. She attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pinellas Park. Survivors include her husband, Charles; her mother, Florence Muir, Connecticut; and a brother, Michael, and a sister, Kathleen Vanty, both of Cincinnati. Neptune Society, Palm Harbor.

HAMILTON, MARJORIE, 84, of Pinellas Park, died Wednesday (Sept. 22, 2004). Born in New Hampshire, she came to Florida in 1964 and lived in Sarasota, where she volunteered at Doctors Hospital, before moving to Pinellas Park. Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Willard; and a sister, Virginia Gardner, Massachusetts. ALifeTribute FuneralCare, St. Petersburg.

WORKS, GLADYS L., 82, of Pinellas Park, died Monday (Sept. 20, 2004) at Lexington Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Comanche County, Texas, she came here more than 50 years ago from Tulare, Calif. She worked at the Bay Pines VA Medical Center in the mid 1950s and also at Eckerd Drugs in retail sales. Survivors include three sons, Jerry Flint, Spring Hill, Rudy Wiggins, Clewiston, and Raymond Wiggins, Pinellas Park. Taylor Family Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

St. Petersburg

BOYLES, SUZANNE WALTERS, 84, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Sept. 23, 2004) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. Born in Bay City, Mich., she came here in 1953 from Dayton, Ohio. Survivors include a daughter, Charlene Sue Rubush, Seminole; two sons, Charles Michael Boyles, Pinellas Park, and Robert Philip Boyles, St. Petersburg; three sisters, Helen Holton and Betty Zaidain, both of Dayton, and Eva Zaidain, Marina, Calif.; a brother, Michael Walters, Fairborn, Ohio; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 49th Street N Chapel, St. Petersburg.

BROWN, LAWRENCE D."LARRY," 39, of Brooksville, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Sept. 21, 2004) at home. He was born in Baltimore and moved to Brooksville from St. Petersburg 24 years ago. He enjoyed animals, especially horses and dogs. He was Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Lisa; two daughters, Heather and Holly, and his mother, Dorothy Gillman, all of Brooksville; four brothers, Paul, Auburndale, Donald and Johnny, both of St. Petersburg, and Jimmy, Baltimore; and two sisters, Debbie Brown and Kathy McReynolds, both of St. Petersburg. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Brooksville.

CAPPELLO, BONNIE JEAN, 77, of DeKalb, Ill., formerly of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Sept. 22, 2004) at her sister's home in Genoa, Ill. Born in Elnora, Ind., she lived here for 40 years and moved to DeKalb in 2000. She was an office clerk for a St. Petersburg insurance company for 32 years. Survivors include a sister, Verta M. Stott, Genoa. Butala Funeral Home, Sycamore, Ill.

DUVALL, JOSEPH SR., 72, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Sept. 23, 2004) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. He came here in 2002 from his native Louisville, Ky. He was a crane operator for General Electric and a Navy veteran. He was Methodist, a Mason and a dog enthusiast. Survivors include two daughters, Kathy O'Keefe, St. Petersburg, and Kelly A. Duvall, Jeffersonville, Ind.; two sons, Joseph R. Jr. and Bruce M., both of Louisville; a brother, William E. Jr., Jacksonville; and three grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.

MALLORY, WALTER E., 48, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Sept. 22, 2004) in Largo. He was born in Atlanta. He was a painter for a construction company and a member of Pasadena Community Church in South Pasadena. Survivors include three brothers, Charles R. III, Largo, Murray C., Redington Shores, and LeRoy T., Woodstock, Ga. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Seminole.

MURRAY, DARLA J. "HONEY BEAR," 47, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Sept. 23, 2004) at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa. Born in Waynesburg, Pa., she came here in 1962 from Vestaburg, Pa. She was a circuit board builder for Compulink and a former employee at Jim's Harley-Davidson in St. Petersburg. She studied martial arts at Ron Schnell's Superkicks in South Pasadena and held a black belt in karate and was working toward her second degree. She also was in charge of the Superkicks preschool program. She was a motorcycle enthusiast and attended Bike Week in Daytona Beach every year. She enjoyed making handicrafts out of beads and leather and was an animal enthusiast. Survivors include a brother, Larry Murray, St. Petersburg. David C. Gross Funeral Homes and Crematory, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.

MYRICK, JANIE LEE, 79, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Sept. 22, 2004) at St. Anthony's Hospital. She was a St. Petersburg native. She attended Gibbs High School and worked for the Soft Water Laundry Co. She was a member of 20th Street Church of Christ, where she was a member of the senior citizens group. Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Harold Sr.; three sons, Harold Jr., Larry and Vincent, all of St. Petersburg; a brother, Louis Wilbon, Wetumpke, Ala.; a sister, Maggie McElroy, St. Petersburg; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Zion Hill Mortuary, St. Petersburg.

NOGGLE, JEANNETTE STANSBERY, 89, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Sept. 22, 2004). Born in Bucyrus, Ohio, she came here in 1999 from Martel, Ohio. She was a retired seamstress for Vasil Manufacturing in Bucyrus. She attended St. Peter's Episcopal Cathedral and was a member of OES in Bucyrus. Survivors include two sons, Frederick K. Stansbery, St. Petersburg, and Michael S. Stansbery, Pickerington, Ohio; a sister, Virginia L. Hubbert, and two brothers, Samuel G. and Edwin A. Schnabel, all of Bucyrus; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg.

REINBEAU, SALLY, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (Sept. 20, 2004). Born in Wheeling, W.Va., she came here 18 years ago. She worked for Christ United Methodist Church for 16 years. Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Schrecongost, Pennsylvania, and Josie Armer, St. Petersburg; a son, Gary Worley, Pennsylvania; her mother, Rosella Miller; three sisters, Peggy, Barbara and Judy; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

ROGERS, WILLIE MAE, 90, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Sept. 22, 2004) at Bayfront Medical Center. She came here in 1938 from her native Thomasville, Ga. She retired from housekeeping at the Laurels in 1980. She was a member of Bethel Community Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Mozell Circle and Lily White OES. Survivors include four daughters, Nancy Sowell-Brown and Alvita McShay, both of St. Petersburg, Mary Oliver, Vallejo, Calif., and Yvonne Wright, Richmond, Va.; a son, Tony Rogers, St. Petersburg; six sisters, Hattie Johnson, St. Petersburg, Janie Blair, Daytona Beach, Reather Britten, Apopka, and Lizzie Dorn, Clara Scott and Drucilla Hall, all of Thomasville; a brother, Abe Coston, Thomasville; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

SIMMS, BENNY SR., 70, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (Sept. 20, 2004) at home. Born in Attica, Ind., he came here in 1970 from Logansport, Ind. Survivors include four daughters, Cindy Tutt and Becky Simms, both of South Carolina, and Sarah Keith and Brenda Simms, both of St. Petersburg; two sons, Benny Jr. and Mark, both of St. Petersburg; a brother, Leo, West Point, Ind.; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. ALifeTribute FuneralCare, St. Petersburg.

WALTER, DEAN ROBERT, 57, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Sept. 21, 2004) at home. Born in Pittsburgh, he came here in 1976 from Valencia, Pa. He owned Mother Nature's health food store and was Presbyterian. He was a Vietnam War Army veteran and was a sergeant in the military police. Survivors include a daughter, Michelle Albaugh, Holiday; his mother, Virginia Walter Weber, Murryville, Pa.; two brothers, Harley, Florida, and Edward Sr., Pennsylvania; two sisters, Sharon Gatz, Pennsylvania, and Gail Walter, Florida; and three grandchildren. Taylor Family Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.