Last updateSun, 23 Oct 2016 8pm

James Earl Williams

James Earl Williams, 86, longtime High Springs resident passed away Sunday, Oct. 16, at North Florida Regional Medical Center. He was a longtime member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church where he was an ordained Elder and served as a Deacon. He was an electrician at the University of Florida for many years and later became a Master Electrician with his own business.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years Donna B. Williams of High Springs; one son, Jonathan (Susan) Williams of High Springs; four daughters, Tena (Jim) Fitch of Amarillo, Texas, Lori (Bruce) Young of McAlpin, Cheryl (Omar) Vasquez and Tina (Rich)Wright; one brother, Randy (Sonja) Williams of High Springs; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Gainesville Seventh Day Adventist Church 2115 N.W. 39th Avenue. Visitation will be held one hour prior (3 p.m.) to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Light Bearer’s Ministry, 37457 Jasper Lowell Road, Jasper, OR 97438 or It Is Written Mission: Mongolia P.O. Box 6 Chattanooga, TN 37401-0006.

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

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Lola E. Brooks

Lola E. Brooks, age 69, of High Springs, Florida, passed away on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016.

Mrs. Lola was a lifelong resident of High Springs. She owned and operated Alice’s Parkside Restaurant for several years and was a member of Vision Tabernacle Church in High Springs.

Mrs. Lola is survived by a daughter, Marie Abner of High Springs; a son, Patrick Harris, of Ft. White; her mother, Alice Cason Walker of High Springs; brothers Bart “Ed” Cason of High Springs and Sam Cason of Trenton, Florida, grandchildren Justin Harris, D.J. Croley, Josh Harris, and Jessie Croley, great-grandchildren Khloe Harris, Brylee Harris, Aiden Harris, and Zoey Harris, and other family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her father A.J. Cason, her son John Purnell, and her sister Margaret Ann.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 at the Summit Baptist Church in High Springs, Florida, with Pastor Lawrence Haley and Bro. Ron Jones officiating. The family will receive friends at the Church Tuesday evening, Oct. 18, 2016 between the hours of 6 – 8 p.m.

Arrangements are under direction of Rick Gooding Funeral Homes, Cross City, FL / 352-498-5400 and Chiefland, FL / 352-493-0050. Please sign the online guestbook at

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John Henry LeGree

John Henry LeGree , age 57, a lifelong resident of Fort White, Florida, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, at his resident. He is survived by brother, Glenice LeGree (Emma), Jasper, Florida and sister, Dr. JoAn LeGree Shemwell (Wayne), Prospect, Kentucky, and other family and friends.

Viewing for Mr. LeGree will be held at A. Jerome Brown Funeral Home, 1560 N.W. 1st Avenue, High Springs, on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Funeral service will follow on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at 1 p.m. also at the funeral home. Interment will be at Heavenly Rest Cemetery, Fort White.

Professional arrangements in the care of A. Jerome Brown Funeral Home, 386-454-1110.

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Clementine Milton

Clementine Milton, age 100, of Ft. White, Florida, was born Sept. 5, 1916 in Madison, Florida, to the late Alexander and Susana Twiggs Milton.

Ms. Milton is survived by two grandsons, Erroll Jackson (Gloria), Fort White, and Jessie Kemp (Diane), Jacksonville, Florida; two sisters, Lee Dessie Burney, Tampa, Florida, and Juanita Branom, Fort Pierce, Florida; eight great-grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren and other family and friends.

Viewing for Ms. Milton will be held at A. Jerome Brown Funeral Home, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Funeral services will follow on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 174 S.W. Skye Ave., Fort White, FL 32038, Rev. Donnell Sanders, Pastor.

Professional care entrusted to A. Jerome Brown Funeral Home, 1560 N.W. 1st Ave., High Springs, FL 32643, 386-454-1110.

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Johnnie “Sonny” Albritton

Johnnie “Sonny” Albritton, 85, of High Springs, Florida, passed on Sept. 15, 2016.

Viewing for Mr. Albritton will be held on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, from 6 - 8 p.m. at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. W. F. Cunningham officiating, 1505 NW 1st Avenue, High Springs, 32643. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. at High Springs Church of God by Faith, Elder James Williams Sr., officiating, 1605 NW 1st Avenue. Interment will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, High Springs.

A. Jerome Brown Funeral Home 1560 NW 1st Ave. High Springs, FL

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