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Morris, Pamela, 58, of Floral City, formerly of Brooksville, died Monday (Dec. 4, 2006) at home under the care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County. Born in Columbus, Ohio, she moved to Floral City in 1987 from Brooksville. She and her husband owned and operated Rainbow Rollerland in Brooksville for 18 years. She was a volunteer for the Citrus Memorial Health System Auxiliary and member of the Red Hat Society. She was a national dance champion of roller dance in 1960. Survivors include her husband of 29 years, H. Eugene "Gene"; a son, John, Largo; eight daughters, Yvette Andersen, Melissa Jacobs and Heather Collins, all of Fort Myers; Kimberly Hood, Covington, Ga.; Kenilayne Morris, Sarajeanne Morris and Ashleyn Morris, all of Ocala; and Annie Grace Morris, Floral City; her mother, Paula Mann, Floral City; brother, Keith Mann, Sarasota; two nieces; and 16 grandchildren. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home With Crematory, Inverness.

Archbell, Robert Frederick, 65, of Brooksville, died Monday (Dec. 4, 2006) at Oak Hill Hospital. Born in Miami, he moved to this area in 1979 from Las Vegas. He was an active member of the Wood Haven Church of God in Masaryktown. Survivors include his wife, Candace; a son, Robert F. Jr., Brooksville; a sister; and five grandchildren. Turner Funeral Homes & Crematory, Spring Hill.

Mills, Mildred E., 81, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday (Dec. 5, 2006) at Hernando Pasco Hospice, Brooksville. Born in Gordo, Ala., she moved here two years ago from Aydlett, N.C. She was a homemaker, and enjoyed crocheting, cooking and gardening. She was Methodist. Survivors include two daughters, Mildred F. Mathews and Sue Mathews, both of Aydlett; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and her companion, George Barnard. Turner Funeral & Cremation Center, U.S. 19 Chapel, Spring Hill.

Santoro, Elizabeth C., 89, of Spring Hill, died Sunday (Dec. 3, 2006) at Oak Hill Hospital. Born in Bluefield, Va., she came to this area five years ago from Myrtle Beach, S.C. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was Baptist. She enjoyed bingo, reading, gardening and family times. Survivors include a brother, James Combs, Dayton, Ohio; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Spring Hill.

Smith, Cecelia Carole, 69, of Brooksville, died Friday (Dec. 1, 2006). Born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., she came here in 1997 from Berkshire, N.Y. She was a data entry and control specialist. She was Catholic. Survivors include a daughter, Cynthia A. Kane, Bradenton; a son, William E. Cokely, Montrose, Pa.; a sister, Virginia Elizabeth Taylor, Dunnellon; several nieces and nephews. Good Earth Crematory, Bradenton.