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Elizabeth Lucille Boyd

Elizabeth Lucille Boyd, 93, of Alachua, passed away on Nov. 30, 2014.

She was born in Hall, West Virginia on Oct. 31, 1921. She is survived by her daughter, Jane B. Cadwallader (Steve) of Gainesville, Florida; grandchildren Kyle and Kristi Cadwallader of Gainesville, Cody Boyd of Warner Robbins, Georgia, and nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Boyd, and their son, Jeff Boyd.

Visitation will be held at the First Baptist Church of Alachua, 14005 NW 146th Avenue, Alachua, on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Burial will immediately follow at Forest Meadows Memorial Park East, 3700 SE Hawthorne Road, Gainesville. Pastor Doug Felton will officiate.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the First Baptist Church of Alachua. Arrangements are under the care of Evans Carter Funeral Home, High Springs, Florida, 386-454-2444.

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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

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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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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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