Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Herpha Marie Henry

Herpha Marie Henry, age 52 of Ocoee, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2016.  She was born in Portland, Jamaica the daughter of Edwin McLeod and Evadne Anderson. Herpha was employed as an automotive business owner.

She leaves to cherish her memory husband Dave Walter Henry of Ocoee and daughter Britney.  The family will be receiving friends at Mt. Olive Seventh Day Adventist Church, located at 3350 Claracona Road in Apopka from 6:00 until 8:00 pm on Thursday, September 1st, 2016.  Interment will be in Scotts Runn Jamaica.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tyler Thomas Williams

Tyler Thomas Williams, age 2 months and 1 day old, of Orlando, passed away Sunday, August 28th, 2016 in Altamonte Springs, Seminole County. Tyler was born in Winter Park, FL on June 27, 2016, the son  of Malinda Gwynn of Orlando  and Kyle Williams of Altamonte Springs.

Tyler leaves to cherish his memory along with his parents;  two brothers Kaleb Williams, Kayden Gwynn both of Orlando; maternal grandparents Terrance Gwynn and Sherri Pennington; paternal grandparents Karen and Victor Roye.

The family will be receiving friends from 9:30 - 11:00 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 at Dobbs Funeral Home with Deacon Larry Herbert officiating. Interment will follow the service at Greenwood Cemetery in Orlando.



Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Geraldine Prebee

Geraldine Prebee, age 72, of Ocoee, FL passed away Sunday, August 14th, 2016 at her residence, She was born in Pike County, Kentucky on September 25, 1943, the daughter  of the late Ora Carter and John Metzker and was employed as a retail clerk for Walt Disney World for 31 years.

Geraldine leaves to cherish her memory, son George Prebee of Campbellsville, KY;  daughter  Beth Evans of Ocoee; sister Marylou Justice of Tennessee; 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren as well as a host of other living relatives and friends.  
The family will be receiving friends from 10:00 until 11:00 am on Friday, August 19, 2016 followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am at Dobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Shearouse officiating.  Interment will be at Deland Memorial Gardens.



Rudolph George Roberts, Sr.

Rudolph George Roberts, age  63, of Orlando, FL, passed away Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at Florida Hospital Orlando. He was born in Jamaica, West Indies, the son  of the late Irene (Brady) and Arnold  Roberts.  Rudolph was a member of Grace Bible Church of Central Florida and was employed as a trucking operator.

Rudolph leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Latoya Elcock of Ft. Lauderdale, Tatijana Lightbourn of Tallahassee; three sons Rudolph Roberts, Jr.,   Lauran Roberts  and Ryan Roberts, all of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; five sisters Gretel Roberts of Jamaica, Margaret Goldbourne, Joan Goldbourne, both of Bermuda, Lileth Occened of Apopka, Carol Dorsett of the Bahamas; four brothers, Clinton Roberts of Orlando, Owen Roberts of Gainesville, Peter Roberts of Maryland, Donald Roberts of Ft. Pierce, FL; and 6 grandchildren.

Public visitation will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at Grace Bible Church of Central Florida in Orlando, FL followed by the funeral service with Pastor Gene Pritchard officiating. Interment will follow the service at Winter Garden Cemetery.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Dennis Michael Buice

Dennis Michael Buice born to Marie Buice on December 31, 1980 in Miami, FL where he lived until 2006, passed away August 10, 2016 in Orlando, FL.  At St. Louis Catholic Church in Miami, Dennis was an altar server for 11 years and an assistant teacher in Sunday School.  As a child, he was blessed with the companionship of Randy Lascody of Big Brothers and Sisters in Miami.

Dennis earned his Boy Scout Eagle rank at age 15. His Eagle project greatly benefited St. Louis Church.  Dennis was also a Chapter Chief in the Scout Order of the Arrow.  He then served as an assistant Scout Leader in Coral Gables, Troop 7 where he taught boys safe canoeing.

In high school and college, Dennis was a trombonist in marching bands and participated in Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl, and many Orange Bowl performances.  Dennis was a skilled PADI Master Scuba Instructor who certified over 100 persons in open water diving and life saving techniques.  He loved being in the peacefulness of the ocean. Dennis (known by his middle name Michael to his co-workers worked for Disney for 10 years in various departments.  He also worked for Sea World and Universal Studios.  But his main passion in Orlando was volunteering at Give The Kids The World in Kissimmee as "Murphy, the Gingerbread Man".  

Dennis Michael Buice is survived by his mother Marie Buice of Orlando; his grandmother Faith Schaefer of Coral Gables; his uncle Michael Turnball of Sugar Grove, NC; and his Burmese Mountain Dog Silas.

A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Andrew Catholic Church on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 10:30 am with Father Ed McCarthy officiating.  

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Give The Kids The World in Dennis' name are appreciated.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Vincent Raymond Barnes

Vincent Raymond Barnes, age 62, of Orlando, FL, passed away on, Monday, August 8th, 2016 at his home. He was born in Didcot, Wallingord, UK the son of Veronica T (Fossey) and Roderick Kirkwood Barnes.  

Vincent was self-employed in the Information Technology Industry and leaves to cherish his memory wife Patsy Ann (Fries) Barnes; son Dustin Tiedeman;daughter Lisa Gomez (Pedro); grandchildren Carter, Parker, Lily, Alex, PJ and Jennifer.

Vince, as he was known among friends, was a Past President of the Rotary Club of International Drive in Orlando with over two decades of Service Above Self in Rotary.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Mary Lou Nordmann

Mary Lou Nordmann, age 88, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, July 21st, at Health Central, Ocoee, Orange County, FL.   Mary was born in Live Oak, FL, daughter of the late Allie and Homa Judson Horne and was a homemaker.

Mary is  survived by her son, Joe Nordmann, of Orlando, FL.   The family will be receiving friends at  1:00 PM on Wednesday, July 27th at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Orlando, FL.  The funeral mass will follow visitation at 2:00 pm with Father Leo Hodges officiating.  Interment will be at Winter Garden Cemetery.



Friday, July 29, 2016

Bennie Joe Allen

Bennie Joe Allen,age 85, of Orlando, FL passed away Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at Florida Hospital Orlando. He was born in Center Point, AR the son  of the late Martha Finley (Moore)  and Ben Edgar Allen.  Bennie served in the U.S. Army and was a business owner specializing in tool sales.

Bennie is predeceased by 9 brothers and sisters and leaves to cherish his memory wife Mary (Kress) Allen of Orlando; two sisters Olene Bertha Smith of Kentucky,  Willie Mae Stone of Nashville, AR; and brother Thurman Allen of Ocoee, FL. 


The family will be receiving friends from 10:00 am until 11:00 am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Orlando, FL  with Father Leo Hodges officiating. Interment will follow the Mass at Winter Garden Cemetery.