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7.07.17 Obituaries

7.07.17 Obituaries

Kenneth Cain

Kenneth Cain, 46, of Mulberry and Plant City, born in 1971 in Tampa, entered into eternal rest on June 29. 

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Susan W. Vella 

Susan W. Vella, 67, Bradenton, died June 20, 2017. 

Aug 15, 1949 – June 20, 2017.

Born in Alachua County, FL and resided in Plant City, FL. She attended Florida State University and then moved to Bradenton in 1972 from Tallahassee, FL. She was a member of Palma Sola Presbyterian Church where she was very active. She taught Kindergarten at Palma Sola Elementary and fluent in American Sign Language. 

Predeceased by her parents, James R. and Elizabeth (Eberhardt) White; husband, Michael.

Survived by son, Evan of Toronto, Canada; daughter, Alyssanne of Tampa, FL; brother, James R. White of Stone Mountain, GA. 

A Memorial Service was held Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Palma Sola Presbyterian Church. 

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation. 

Condolences may be made to


Frederic Paul West

Frederic Paul West, 71, of Lithia, born in 1946 in Indianapolis, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on June 25. Care provided by 


Beverly J. Stevens

Beverly J. Stevens, 80, of Plant City, born in 1936 in Indiana, entered into eternal rest on June 29. 

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Richard Wayne Parker

Richard Wayne Parker, 70, of Thonotosassa, Florida died Saturday, July 1st, 2017. 

The family will receive friends to at Thonotosassa Church of God from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m on July 7. 

Services will be held July 7 at Thonotosassa Church of God at 11:00 a.m. 

Condolences may be left for the family at


Pleasie Neal Hinson

Pleasie Neal Hinson, 93, of, Lithia, born in 1924 in Plant City, entered into eternal rest on July 1.

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