Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Burton Nathanial Bibbs

Burton Nathanial Bibbs, age 68, of Orlando, passed away Monday, February 12th, 2018 at Cornerstone Hospice at Orlando Health.  He was born in Millville, NJ on April 8, 1949, the son of the late Annie Louise (Pennington)  and John Wesley Bibbs.  Burton served in the US Army and was employed as a mechanic.  

He was very proud to be the only heavy machinery mechanic at Mabey Bridge and Shore where he worked from 1993 until he retired in 2011.  After his retirement he started his own janitoral services with Vangard.

Burton leaves to cherish his memory, daughter Sophia Fields, of Orlando; brothers Charles and William Thomas Bibbs; sisters Marie and Hastie Bibbs; niece Lena Bibbs; and grandchildren Kamryn Fields, Anica , Alivia, Kourtney and Aubrie Roper.

A memorial service will be held from  2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at Dobbs Funeral Home in Orlando, FL .

Friday, February 16, 2018

Shirley F. Lloyd

Shirley F. Lloyd, age 82 of Apopka, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018 with her loved ones by her side.  She was born in Alexandria, Alabama, the daughter of Carlton and Margie (Voss) Fincher and was employed as a hospital and nursing home CNA.

Shirley leaves to cherish  her memory, daughter Diane Soelter; son Tommy Lloyd and wife Janice; 9 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.  To know her is to love her, she was mother and grandmother to so many more.

The family will be receiving friends from 5:00 until 8:00 pm on Monday, February 19, 2018 at Dobbs Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at West Orange Park Community Church with Pastor Wayne Howell officiating.  Interment will be at Orlando Memorial Gardens.


Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Harold James Neil, Sr.


Harold James Neil, Sr. born in Detroit, Michigan August 24th, 1937 to William and Margret, passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018 in Deltona, Florida, surrounded by loved ones.

He was quick witted with a generous spirit and jovial attitude. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Frances Marie Neil; six son’s and three daughters; Jim (Big Jim), Butch (Harold Jr.), Chuck, Jim, William, Shawn, Linda, Paula, Dawn; 34 grandkids; one brother Donald and many extended family and friends.

Enlisted in the Army in 1956 and obtained his GED while he was in the United States Army.  Reaching the rank of Specialist 3rd Class, in the 68th Company of the 4th Chemical Battalion, stationed in New York and served two of his six years of service in Germany.

Harold lived his life as an avid musician traveling with the Hal James V and the Parliaments, an avid baker taking after his father, a coach for many, many years of little league baseball in Romulus, Michigan,  a member of the Citizens on Patrol for Volusia County, FL, worked for the City of Deltona; and worked many years as security with in the mall in Seminole County, and a huge sports fan of all Detroit Teams.

His memories, guidance, understanding and willingness to give will be lived on by all that he has touched.


Friday, February 9, 2018

Nathaniel Bartee


Nathaniel (Nat) Bartee, age 82 of Orlando , passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018.  He was born to Joe Bartee and Minnie Spencer Bartee, on August 4, 1933, in Quitman, Georgia.  He married Lucille Phillips Bartee in 1955, and later relocated to Orlando, Florida in 1970 where they remained.

Nathaniel was a dump truck driver and mechanic for many years until he was injured and was no longer able to work.

Nathaniel was preceded in death by both parents, wife, Lucille P. Bartee, daughter, Margaret Bartee, sister, Maxine Bartee, and granddaughter, Terrica Anderson.

He leaves to mourn four sons: Jerry Bartee, Charles Bartee, Howard Bartee (Regina), and Vincent Bartee (Diane), six daughters: Bonnie Dawkins, Sheila Bartee Lyons (Ronald), Dorothy Wynn (Lamar), Brenda Campbell (Ezekiel), Anna Bartee, and Bridgett Cannon (Arthur). He also leaves to cherish his memory 30 grandchildren, 40+ great-grandchildren, and a host of family and friends. His family, friends and neighbors will remember him as a quick-witted man with a love for people and animals.

The family will be receiving friends on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm, followed by the funeral service at The Church of Power Praise & Deliverance, located at 701 W. South Street, Orlando with Pastor Willie Chambliss officiating.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Wayne Charles Nichols

Wayne Charles Nichols, age 53, of Ocoee, FL passed away Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 at Hospice of the Comforter, in Altamonte Springs.  He was born in  Columbia, SC, the  son of the late Nora May (Goozey)  and William Robert Nichols and was employed as a restaurant manager.

Wayne leaves to cherish his memory, wife Carol  Simmons Kelly of Ocoee; daughter Shannon Brown (Ryan) of Blue Springs, MO; daughter Caitlan Nichols of Ocoee; brothers Richard Nichols (Chris) of Kissimmee, Paul Nichols (Dawn) of Clermont and one grandchild Delaney Brown of Blue Springs, MO.

The family will be receiving friends on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10:00 until 11:00 am at Dobbs Funeral Home, followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am with Pastor Brad Blyth officiating.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Katelyn Ann Pearce

Katelyn Ann Pearce, age 16, of Kissimmee, passed away Tuesday, January 30th,  2018 at Florida Hospital Celebration.  Katelyn was born in Chickasha, OK the daughter of Helen (Tate) and Matthew Pearce.   She was a student and a member of First Baptist Church of Orlando.

Katelyn leaves to cherish her memory,parents Matthew and Helen Pearce; two sisters Alexis Pearce, Briella Pearce, three brothers Connor Pearce, Malachi Pearce, Asher Pearce all of Celebration; paternal grandparents Allen & Renee Pearce; maternal grandparents Wilfred & Glatha Tate  all of Chickasha, OK.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, February 8, 2018 in the Henry Chapel at First Baptist Church Orlando  with Dr. David Uth officiating.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Genoveva Olivera

Genoveva Olivera,  age 74, of Orlando, passed away Monday, February 5th, 2018 at  her daughters home in St. Cloud.   She was born in Utuado, Puerto Rico, the daughter of the late Maria Rios (Velez)  and Manuel Viruet Torres and was a homemaker.

Genoveva leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Beatriz Cosme Burgos (Victor), Iris Olivera; two sons Luis Olivera (Marivel), Rafeal Arguelles; grandchildren Priscilla, Luis, Emmanuel; great grandchildren Ramona, Dolores, MaryJane, Miguell, Enrque, Filipe, Fermin, Elson, Wilson, Modesto, Juan Luis, Luis.

The family will be receiving friends from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 at Dobbs Funeral Home in Orlando,  The funeral service will be held 10:00 AM on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 at the funeral home with Deacon Larry Herbert officiating.  Interment will follow the service at Winter Garden Cemetery.  

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Barbara Jean Neilson

Barbara Jean Neilson, age 91 was born in Clay County, West Virginia and went to. be with the Lord on January 27, 2018 after a short illness.  She was born in Clay County West Virginia and moved to Charleston WV in her teen years and graduated from Charleston High School.  She moved to Melbourne Florida in her 20s and became a resident of Orlando, Florida 30 years ago.
  
She is survived by her daughter Daphne Neilson from Orlando; granddaughter Peyton Neilson of Orlando,  nieces Nancy Carter of Charleston, West Virginia, Sandra Brandenburger of Denver, Colorado; great niece Kristy Campbell from Virginia and great great nephews Michael and Nick Campbell all of Charleston, West Virginia, great nieces Jennifer and Angela Brandendburger and great-great nephew Logan Brandendburger also from Denver, Colorado and her great great niece Brooke Campbell,  great-great-great niece Addilynn Campbell also of Charleston, West Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband John Neilson.

She was a long member of First Baptist Church Orlando where she attended regularly.  Her hobbies were shopping and her church activities. She also love basketball and was a faithful Orlando Magic fan.   Barbara was a faithful christian and spent her whole life loving the Lord and giving to others.  She spent most of her time and especially her last few weeks with her devoted and loyal friend who was a fellow Christian Delrene Newman who cared for her and was her angel on earth. 

Viewing will be Thursday,  February 1, 2018 at 1230 pm at Dobbs Funeral Home followed by the graveside service at Winter Garden Cemetery officiated by Pastor Bob Myers. Barbara was a beautiful person both inside and out and was loved by her church, family, and friends very much.  She constantly gave to her church and any members that needed her help as she spent her life giving and helping her family.

She truly was the epitome of living a Christian life and now is home in heaven with her Lord and Savior.  Barbara will be truly missed by everyone who loved her.  A special thanks to Gentry Park Assisted Care Facility  who made her last days comfortable and we'll taken care of along with hospice.