Gonzalez, Aida Elsa, 71, of Inverness, died Wednesday (Dec. 6, 2006) at home under the care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County. Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, she moved here in 1995 from Ocala, where she had lived since 1989. She was a retired solderer with an air conditioning factory for 11 years. She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Beverly Hills. She enjoyed making handbags, sewing, crocheting and her pet. Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Eleutrerio; stepson, Jose Gonzalez, Fort Myers; stepdaughter, Anna Gonzalez, Puerto Rico; two brothers, Angel Crespo, Perth Amboy, N.J., and Melqyiades Crespo, Leeburg; and three sisters, Maria Sanchez and Brunilda Feliciano, both of Puerto Rico, and Eulala Santiago, Ford, N.J. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home With Crematory, Inverness.
Macias, Vicki Lee Anne, 60, of Inverness, died Thursday (Dec. 7, 2006) at home under the care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County. Born in Spokane, Wash., she moved here in 1997 from Oakland, Calif. She was a manager for Tharco Packing Co., Fairfield, Calif. Survivors include a son, Richard Cabal Jr., Inverness; a daughter, Michelle Ellerbee, Haywood, Calif.; two grandchildren, Candace Cabral, Inverness, and Cory Ellerbee Jr., Hayward; and her companion, Roger Thorne, Inverness. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness.
McFarland, Henry "Harry," 75, of Floral City, died Wednesday (Dec. 6, 2006) at Citrus Memorial Health System, Inverness. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, he moved here in 1994 from Pinellas County, where he had lived since 1957. He retired as a meat cutter after 38 years with Winn-Dixie Stores. He was a member of the Inverness South Congregation of Jehovah Witnesses. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Marion (Donaldson); four sons, Donald, Inverness, Paul, Brandon, Wayne, St. Petersburg, and Jeremy, Pinellas Park; three daughters, Linda Leon, Oldsmar, Sandra Melucci, Largo, and Heather Coulter, Pinellas Park; a brother, William McFarland, Dunmurry, Northern Ireland; a sister, Agnes Mackey, Bangor, Northern Ireland; and 11 grandchildren. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home With Crematory, Inverness.
McMickle, William Atwood Jr. "Bill," 64, of Inverness, died Wednesday (Dec. 6, 2006) at Citrus Memorial Health System, Inverness. Born in Gastonia, N.C., he moved here recently from Okeechobee, where he lived for 14 years. He was a lab technician for more than 30 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, guns and the outdoors and was a coin collector. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Joann (Stoddart); a son, William B., Maine; a daughter, Cherylann McMickle, Tampa; two brothers, Douglas, Inverness, and Alex, Tennessee; a sister, Maryjane Morris, Gastonia; and five grandchildren. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home With Crematory, Inverness.