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John G. Purnell

Mr. John G. Purnell, 43, of Ft. White, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 16, 2014.

Mr. Purnell grew up in High Springs, but lived for the past 35 years in the Ft. White area. In his spare time, Mr. Purnell enjoyed fishing, hunting, mud racing, the outdoors, and gardening. Mr. Purnell was of the Baptist faith.

Mr. Purnell is survived by his wife, Kay Purnell; his mother, Lola Brooks of High Springs; his father, William Purnell of Archer; his son Jeb Beck of Lake City, his daughter Nicole Fussell of Bell, his brother Earl Patrick Harris of Ft. White; his sister, Alice Marie Abner of High Springs; and his grandmother, Alice Cason Walker of High Springs. His grandchildren, Jonathan Fussell, Christian Fussell, and Braylen Beck, nephews, nieces, family members and friends, also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Purnell will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of High Springs. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m., Monday evening. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans-Carter Funeral Home, 220 N. Main St, High Springs, FL 32643 386-454-2444. Please sign the guest book at forestmeadowsfh.com.

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Tony Dewayne Berryhill, Sr.

Tony Dewayne Berryhill, Sr., of Ft. White, Fla., passed away on June 8, 2014, at Gainesville, Fla.

He is survived by his wife, Gail Berryhill, one son, Tony Berryhill, Jr. of Jacksonville, one daughter, Cynthia Johnson of Hokes Bluff, Ala., brothers, Larry Berryhill of Lakeland and Ricky Berryhill of Stuart and seven grandchildren, William Berryhill, Tara Johnson, Chelsey Berryhill, Sarah Berryhill, Jacob Berryhill, Aden Cox and Allen Cox.

Services will be held Thursday, June 12, at 2 p.m. at Evans-Carter Funeral Home, with burial at Ft. White Cemetery.

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

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Terry D. Williams

Terry D. Williams peacefully passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center at the age of 52. Terry was the husband of Albertha “Pee Wee” Williams, married in 2013 in Gainesville, and the son of Betty Ann Williams-Calhoun of Gainesville, and the late Franklin Jeff Williams.

Visitation for Mr. Williams is June 6 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at A. Jerome Brown Funeral Home, 1560 NW 1st Ave., High Springs. The funeral services will be held at 11a.m. on June 7 at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, Pastor Byran Williams, 1230 NW 1st Ave., High Springs.

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Albert Harold Langford

Albert Harold Langford, of High Springs passed away on June 4, 2014, at High Springs, Fla.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Judy Langford, one son, Harold Wayne “Kim” Langford of High Springs, one daughter, Carolyn Loretta Godden of High Springs, his brothers, C.T., Dale, Dale, Dennis and Jerry Langford all of High Springs; his sisters, Madeline Norman, Jean Payne and Gail Thomas all of High Springs, and Karen Avinger of Santa Fe.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Ladonna, and his sister, Louise.

Flowers are welcome. The family requests that donations be made to Haven Hospice.

Visitation will be held Friday, June 6, from 6-8 p.m. at Mt. Horeb Baptist Church, High Springs, Fla. Services will follow on Saturday, June 7, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, High Springs, Fla.

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

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Donald Richard Clemons

Donald Richard Clemons, age 67, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014, at E.T. York Hospice Care Center in Gainesville. He is survived by his wife Martha Idalee Clemons of Alachua, his son, Jason Clemons, of Orlando, and his daughter, Ronda (Billy) Mitchell of Alachua; two grandchildren, Nathan Mitchell and Jacob Mitchell of Alachua; his sister Fran Gonzales of Alachua; his brothers, Chuck (Jane) Clemons and Al (Joyce) Clemons, both of Gainesville, and Art (Linda) Clemons of Middleburg.

Mr. Clemons was retired from Gainesville Fire & Rescue where he served as the District Chief. He was a member of the Gainesville Fire and Rescue Local Union #2157, and a member of North Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Alachua, Fla. He served his country in U.S. Air Force.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 4, 2014, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Evans Carter Funeral Home, High Springs, Fla. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 11 a.m. at North Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 25330 NW County Rd 239, Alachua, Fla. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 2121 SW 16th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608 and Gainesville Fire & Rescue Benevolent Fund, 1220 NE 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601.

Services are under the direction of Evans Carter Funeral Home, High Springs, FL, 220 N. Main Street, High Springs, FL.

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