Friday, March 29, 2019

Maria L. Provine

Maria L. Provine, age 56, of Casselberry, FL passed away Thursday, March 28th, 2019.   She was born in Honduras,  the daughter of the late Maria (Parma)  and Leonardo  Licona and employed as a CNA in the health profession.  

Maria is preceded in death by her brother Mario Parma (2016) and leaves to cherish her memory husband Robert Provine of Casselberry; sister Gracie Licona of Orlando; two brothers Danny  Licona, of Orlando and Leonardo Licona of Pittsburgh.

The family will be receiving friends on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm, followed by the funeral service at 3:00 pm in the Henry Chapel of First Baptist Church of Orlando with Pastor Jeff Thompson officiating.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Enoch James Dollison

Enoch James Dollison, age 23,  of Windermere, passed away on March 20, 2019.  He was a lifelong Florida resident born in Orlando to Frank and Margaret (Peacock Dollison.  Enoch was a student. and is survived by his parents of Windermere; step brother Eric Dollison of California and step sister Valerie Dollison of Washington DC.

The family will be receiving friends at 12:00 pm, followed by the funeral service at 1:00 pm on Thursday, March 28, 2019 in the Henry Chapel at First Baptist Church of Orlando.  Interment will follow the funeral service at Winter Garden Cemetery.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Marcia Viola Headley

Marcia Viola Nurse Headley, 72, of Orlando Florida was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday March 7, 2019, surrounded by her loved ones.

Born in the former Canal Zone, Republic of Panama, on January 5, 1947, she was the fifth daughter of the late Clifford A. Nurse and the late Rebecca Nurse Eastman.

She was educated in the Canal Zone schools and graduated from Paraiso High School in 1965. She migrated to the United States in 1967, where she resided in Queens Village New York. On July 17, 1967, she married James Headley and from that union they had four children.

She relocated to Orlando Florida in the late 80’s and was a communicant of St. Andrews Catholic Church where she sang in the choir.  She was an active member of the Caribbean Association and instrumental in establishing the annual Caribbean Carnival Celebration in Orlando and designed and created costumes for La Caribe band.  She held an annual school supply drive and Christmas Toy Drive for the children of the community.

Marcia was a Seamstress, an Interior Decorator, Wedding Planner who designed and created wedding gowns. She designed and created costumes from school and church plays. She loved to travel, entertain, cook, and cater for parties. She was dedicated mother and grandmother not only to her biological children but also to several others who she adopted as hers. The best way to describe her was that she was “Larger than Life” or “The Life of the Party”, when she walked into a room it lit up, a true Diva.

Pre-deceased by her son, Bryan Headley, her husband, James Headley, two sisters, Janice Parrish, and Norma Gordon. She is survived by three children, Marilyn Headley Petty, Derrick Headley, both of Orlando FL, Jennifer Pruden (spouse Scott) of Tallahassee, FL; five grandsons, Jamal Headley, Joshua Petty, Jameson Petty, Knox Pruden II, Samuel Pruden and one granddaughter Rebecca Pruden; five sisters, Diana Nurse of Panama, Leona Nurse of Chapel Hill NC, Doris Couloote of Springfield, MA, Patricia Bennett of Charlottesville, VA,  Yvette Nurse-Parrish (spouse Larry) of Chapel Hill NC; two brothers, Clifford Nurse (spouse Susan) of Springfield MA, and Guillermo Nurse (spouse Kirsa) of Oxford NC, two aunts Rita McCormack of Virginia Beach VA, and Rosa Eastman of Winter Garden, FL, one uncle Joseph Zulvalgo of Panama. She leaves a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends to cherish her memory.

Visitation was held at 11:30a , followed by the Funeral Mass at 12:30 pm at St. Andrew Catholic Church on Friday, March 15, 2019 with Father Bill Gorhing officiating.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Alma A. Redman

Alma A. Redman was born on August 12, 1937 to loving parents Ira Sobers and Fredean Agard.  She was the first girl of 13 children of which 4 survived.  She attended school in Barbados, finishing High School and going on to Secondary School of shorthand and typing, while continuing her skills of sewing.  She married Neville Redman and became the mother of two children, Junior and Juanne.

Alma migrated to Canada in 1965 and remained there for 4 years.  She moved to the United States in 1970 where she worked as a domestic servant.  She relocated to New York City and began work at New York Hospital as a Diet Aide.  Alma later moved to Florida in 1988 and worked at Florida Hospital in the food service department as a Diet Aide until she retired at age 65 in 2002.

In 1989, Alma joined Central Church of God and was an active member for over 30 years.  She was a member of the choir, served as a Sunday School Assistant, Treasurer, was a member of the Prison Ministry, Prayer Ministry to name a few and was ordained as a Deacon.  She dedicated herself to the service of the church by chauffeuring others to and from church and other venues until she became extremely ill.  Everyone knew Alma as a fighter and said that she had nine lives, like a cat, except Alma had 999 lives.

On March 2, 2019, Ms. Alma left this world around 9:45 am at Health Central Hospital.  She leaves behind her son, Junior; daughter Juanne; son-in-law Junior Hall; sisters Elsie and Evadney; grandchildren Nichele and Jovon; great grandchild Carlos; nieces Gail, Tanya and Wendy;  nephews Tyrone, Antonne (Andrew), Chris, Andrew, David, Curtis, and Nigel; deceased brother Clyde; lots of cousins and a host of relatives and friends.  She will be greatly missed.

The family will be receiving friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Dobbs Funeral Home on Friday, March 8, 2019.  The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm at Faith Cathedral Deliverance Center, located at 4425 N. Powers Drive, Orlando on Saturday, March 9, 2019.  Interment will follow the service at Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.  

         The Kingdom Church
1400 N. Nowell Street
Orlando, Florida 32808

Monday, March 4, 2019

Markel Ray Noah

Markel Ray Noah, age 62, of Groveland, FL passed away Friday, March 1st, 2019. 

Mark was born in Montgomery, Alabama on April 25, 1956. He retired from the Florida Highway Patrol, Troop K, after 25 ½ years of dedicated service. Mark was an active member and children’s Sunday School teacher with his wife, Joy, for many years at their home church, Church at the Cross.

Mark was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Myrtle Eloise Porter, his brother, Mike Noah, and parents Earl Noah and Janice Noah.

Mark is survived by his beloved wife of 37 ½ years, Joy Noah; his children, Nikki and Griffin Bird, Kristi and Caleb Collins, and Luke Noah; grandson, Noah Jonathan; and grandson-to-be, Porter Silas. Mark is also survived by his sister, Lynn Pomas; brother, Tony (Cheryl) Noah; father-in-law Paul (Anita) Porter; aunt, Dean Marlow; aunt, Verona (Larry) DeLoach; sisters-in-law, Barbara Noah, Lisa (Stan) Nusbickel, Toni (Rick) Nicalek, Jan Brown; brother-in-law, Rick Porter. Along with numerous beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Please join his family in a Celebration of Mark’s Life on Saturday, March 9th, 2019, at Church at the Cross, located at 700 Good Homes Boulevard, Orlando with Pastor Clayton Cloer officiating.
The family will begin receiving friends at 9:30 am, followed by a celebration ceremony at 11:00 am. Interment to follow the ceremony at Winter Garden Cemetery, located at 13636 Lake Butler Boulevard, Winter Garden with Reverend David Shofner officiating. After interment, family and friends are invited to share their favorite memories of Mark during a light reception at Church at the Cross.

Pallbearers will be Luke Noah, Griffin Bird, Caleb Collins, Tony Noah, Scott Noah, Jason Klawitter, Travis Noah, Robin Noah, and Aaron Noah.

The family requests in lieu of flowers donations can be made to one of the following:  National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund at or Concerns of Police Survivors -

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13

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