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CAMPANELLO, ARTMIS UGUES, 78, of Tampa, died Wednesday (Jan. 5, 2005). A native of Scranton, Pa., she moved to Tampa in 1949 from Long Island, N.Y. She was a member of Loggia Mona Lisa No. 2699 and a member of La Nuova Sicilia Unita Lodge No. 1251. Survivors include three children, Frank Campanello, Gina J. Wells and Larry Campanello; and eight grandchildren. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.

CLEMMERSON, SAMUEL D. "SAM," 60, of Clearwater, formerly of Tampa, died Wednesday (Jan. 5, 2005) at home. Born in Sparta, Wis., he came to Tampa in 1978 from La Crosse, Wis., and in 1996 moved to Clearwater. He owned North End Garage and Wrecker Service for 17 years. Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Fern E.; a daughter, Theresa Marrone, Tampa; two sons, David and Mark, both of Largo; five brothers: Donald, Ontario, Wis., Robert, Black River Falls, Wis., and Douglas, Daniel and Peter, all of Sparta; three sisters: Rebecca Shafer and Lois Hughes, both of Sparta, and Donna Rowlee, Black River Falls; and two grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral & Cremation Centers-Tyrone Chapel, St. Petersburg.

GREEN, BARBARA SUE, 60, of Dunnellon, formerly of Valrico, died Thursday (Dec. 30, 2004) at home. Born in Cincinnati, she moved to the Dunnellon area from Valrico in 2004. She worked as a food server. She was Baptist. Survivors include two sons, Howard Michael, Valrico, and Timothy, Dunnellon; two brothers, Eugene Jones and James Jones, Hillsborough, Ohio; and three sisters, Mary Conover, Ohio, Marie Cochran, North Fort Myers, and Lena Phlum, Rising Sun, Ind. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home With Crematory, Inverness.

JOY, DOROTHY F., 81, of Brooksville, formerly of Tampa, died Friday (Dec. 31, 2004) in Hernando-Pasco Hospice in Brooksville. Born in Memphis, she moved to Brooksville from Tampa 25 years ago. She was a former cigar maker for Swan Cigar Factory in Ybor City. She attended Community Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Thomas N.; three sons, Edward Rodriguez, Tampa, Norman Joy, Virginia, and Thomas N. Joy Jr., Chicago; three daughters, Martha Irene Bell, Elizabeth, W.Va., Margaret Jean Wilson, Brooksville, and Mary Cabler, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a brother, Leon O'Rear Tennessee; a sister, Barbara Powell, Chattanooga, Tenn.; 12 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville.

READ, MARLIS J., 64, Tampa, died Wednesday (Jan. 5, 2005). Born in Chappell, Neb., she attended the University of Nebraska, where she studied nursing. She was active in the Officer's Wives Club Activities in the Air Force, . As the club's chairwoman she arranged for H. Ross Perot's name to appear on the presidential ballot in Florida and was a volunteer in Perot's Tampa campaign headquarters. She was also was a volunteer for the Salvation Army, the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon and the March of Dimes. Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Air Force retired Lt. Col. Richard E. "Dick" Read; two daughters, Lynn Richardson and Kristen Hall; and four grandchildren. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.

SUTTON, LOIS E., 79, of Plant City, died Tuesday (Jan. 4, 2005). Born in Shelby, N.C., she moved to Plant City from Atlanta in 1955. She was a homemaker and was Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Melvin Sutton, Plant City; four sons, Daniel J. Helms, Pinecrest, Richard Helms, Two Harbors, Minn., Fred Sutton and Elmer Sutton, both of Plant City; two daughters, Sandra Bastanzi, Bartow, and Kelly Peters, Spring Hill; two sisters, Edna Owens and Grace Helms, both of Plant City; 18 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Wells Memorial Funeral Home, Plant City.