Last updateThu, 27 Oct 2016 1am

Raymond Donell Cason

Raymond Donell Cason, age 62, of Alachua, Florida, passed on Feb. 29, 2016.

Viewing will be held Friday, March 11, 2016 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at A. Jerome Brown Funeral Home, 1560 NW 1st Avenue, High Springs, Florida, 32643.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1 pm. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 12254 NW 140th Street, Alachua.

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Donald L. Packer, Jr.

Donald L. Packer, Jr., 74 of High Springs, Florida, passed away Saturday, Feb. 27 at his residence. He was a 25 year member of the Knights of Columbus Council 13037. He was also a 50 year Master Mason member in the High Springs Lodge #137 F. & A.M.

Mr. Packer moved to High springs in July 1977 from Cleveland, Ohio. He was a graduate of R.B. Chamberlain High School, Class of 1961.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald L. Packer, Sr. and Betty E. Packer, and a son, Donald L. Packer III. Survivors include his wife, Mary Packer of High Springs; two sons, Brian (Anita) Kappele of Jacksonville, Florida and Chris (Denise) Kapplele of Chesapeake, Virginia; three daughters, Kelly Kappele, Debbie (Richard) Sutton of Jacksonville, and Susie (James) Sutton of Webster, Florida; one sister, Sandra Hensley of Hollywood, California; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 10:30 a.m. at St. Madeleine Catholic Church, High Springs, Florida, celebrated by Father Sebastian K. George. The family will receive guests prior to the funeral mass at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 2 also at St. Madeleine Catholic Church. 

Arrangements are under the care of Evans Carter Funeral Home, High Springs, FL,386-454-2444.

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William L. (Bill) Trevarthan, Sr.

William L. (Bill) Trevarthan, Sr., 84, a longtime resident of High Springs, went to his eternal home on Sunday, Jan. 24, at E.T. York Care Center, following a long illness. He moved to High Springs in 1971 from Miramar, Florida. Bill was a member of First Baptist Church of High Springs. He retired in 1989 after 38 years with Southern Bell. He served his country for 25 years in the U.S. Air Force and Army Reserve.

Bill was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Biggs Trevarthan; his son, William L. Trevarthan, Jr.; parents Fred and Martha Trevarthan; six brothers and three sisters.

He is survived by his wife, Wynona Trevarthan of High Springs, son, Dan (Vicky) Trevarthan of Valrico, Florida; daughter, Susan (Kim) O’Steen, of High Springs; grandchildren, Wyatt Osteen and Danica Gordon; and great grandchildren, Tessa and Dinica Gordon.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at 11:30 a.m., with visitation to start at 10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church of High Springs. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90thBlvd., Gainesville, or First Baptist Church of High Springs Building Fund.

Arrangements are under the care of Evans Carter Funeral Home, High Springs, 386-454-2444.

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Videll Griffin

Videll Griffin, age 71, passed on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. He was a lifelong resident of Fort White, Florida.

Burial for Mr. Griffin was on held Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 9 a.m. at New Grove Cemetery, in Fort White.

A. Jerome Brown Funeral Home 386-454-1110.

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Edward Brown, Jr.

Mr. Edward Brown, Jr., 77, of Ft. White, Florida, passed away on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016.

Mr. Brown was born in Gilchrist County, Florida on Aug. 21, 1938 to Edward and Helen Brown, Sr. He was a Leadsman at a PVC factory and an O. P. S. at Ichetucknee State Park. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, cooking and running his dogs. He adored his grandchildren and great-grands and loved spending time with them. He was a charter member of the 160 Hunt Club. Mr. Brown attended Summit Baptist Church in High Springs, Florida.

He is survived by his wife, Ethel A. Brown of Ft. White; sons, Rlanda “Teena” P. Tyndal of Virginia, Johnny E. (Joann) Brown of High Springs, Florida, and David E. Brown of High Springs; daughters, Leila (Ellis) Lindsey of High Springs and Donna J. Brown of Ft. White; brothers, Sam. J. (Lillian) Brown of High Springs, Lester (Beverly) Brown of Trenton, Florida, Larry (Madaline) Brown of Bell, Florida and Tommy Brown of Bell; sisters, Mary Lou Rain, Virginia Brown, Francis Sanders and Vinny Ann Schofield, all of Bell; 20 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Summit Baptist Church in High Springs with Rev. Rick Lawrence officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Grove Cemetery in Alachua, Florida. A visitation will be held at Summit Baptist Church Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Summit Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 12, High Springs, FL, 32655.

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Langford-Rogers Funeral Home, under the direction of Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Chiefland, Florida, 352-493-0050.

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