|105 W. new hampshire ave. * deland, fl 32720
Juanita Mincey Adams 73 years of age
Mrs. Adams, a retired Nurse Assistant, was born May 4, 1942 in Palatka, Florida to the late Althea Ruby Williams and
Rufus Mincey. A resident of DeLand, FL. for many years, she was well respected and loved by those who knew her.
Mrs. Adams transitioned into eternity on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at Florida Hospital DeLand.
The Celebration of Life will be 2pm Saturday, January 23, 2016 in the Unity Memorial Chapel at Unity Funeral Home.
Frederick Alexander Commander Sr., 63 years of age
The Celebration of Life will be 3pm, Saturday January 30, 2016 at Seventh-Day Adventist Church 325 S.
Palm Ave. Palatka, FL. Pastor Jonathen Pawson, officiating. Burial will follow the service at Welaka Cemetery,
Welaka, FL. The visitation will be 5-7pm Friday, January 29, 2016 at Church of God by Faith, 700 Palmetto St.,
Frederick, was born Sunday, September 20, 1953 in Weeksville, NC to the late Cecilia Commander and William
Dillard. He attended Southampton Public Schools, graduating in 1971. He attended Long Island University of
Stony Brook. He was employed as a Truck driver for twenty plus years until his health declined.
Freddie, as he was known by many, transitioned into eternity early Saturday morning, January 23, 2016 at his
residence in Welaka, Florida.
Freddie was preceded in death by his parents Cecilia Commander-Robinson and William “Blue” Dillard; and best
friend, Hassan Eleazer.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his companion, Sandra Walker; daughters, Angela Commander-Atlanta, GA,
Yolanda Johnson,- Southampton, New York, Crystal Commander, and Alexis Commander-Welaka, FL; son,
Frederick, Commander, Jr. -Patchogue, NY; grandchildren, Tyler Monts, Gabrielle Offord, Jeremiah Odom, Cedric
Offord, and Marqueze Odom, Jr. -all of Welaka, Fl., and Jayla Commander -Atlanta, Ga.; godsons, Quantae
Chandler and Au’Sean Owens; goddaughter, Brittany Walker; sisters, Doris Gramby - Elizabeth City, NC, Margie
Dillard-Holly, Wilhemenia Dillard-James -Weeksville, NC, and special sister, Sandra Eleazer -Southampton, NY;
brothers, Robert “Bud” Robinson (Tanis) - Southampton, NY, and Forrest F. Robinson (Chanon) - Fayetteville, NC;
aunts, Dorothy Dance - Bridgehampton, NY, Marie Mercer Moyock, NC, Ruth Howard - Pottstown, PA, Lou Genia
Price, - Baltimore, MD and Geneva Johnson -Elizabeth City, NC; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Carolyn Lavenia Birch, 69 years of age
Ms. Carolyn Lavenia Birch"G.G", a resident of Daytona Beach, Florida and former Environmental Specialist,
transitioned into eternity on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, FL
The Home Going Celebration will be 1pm, Saturday February 6, 2016 New St. James Missionary Baptist
Church, 418 Laura St. Daytona Beach, FL. Burial will follow the service at Union Cemetery, W. Euclid Ave.
DeLand, FL. The visitation will be 4-7pm Friday, February 5, 2016 at Unity Funeral Home Inc.
Carolyn, was born in DeLand, FL. on September 22, 1946 second oldest of three children born to the late
Alberta Smokes-Turner. During her life, Carolyn accepted Christ as her personal savior. She was preceded in
death by her mother, grandparents, Lester and Lillie Mae Smokes.
She leaves to cherish her memories, devoted daughter, Yolanda Jiles (Carl); love ones, Annie Johnson
(Stephen), Betty Hick (Kevin), Ernestine Matthews, Josephine, Ossie, and Lonzo Rushing; grandchildren,
Shawnerie Langford (Marques), C.J. Miller, and Marvin Jiles; brother, Nathaniel Birth (Louise); sister, Lucille
Baker (James); half-brothers, Larry Curry (Martiz), and Ronald Turner; half-sisters, Gloria Thomas, Pearl
Johnson, Rev. Barbara Powell, and Gloria Ward; 6 great-grandchildren; special friend, Earl Chisolm; and a
host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Remona Lucille Wright Pasley, 67 years of age
Mrs. Remona Lucille Wright Pasley, a resident of DeLand, Florida and former Restorative Aide and Certified
Nurse's Aide with University Nursing Home East, transitioned into eternity on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at her
residence, surrounded by her loving family.
Arrangements are incomplete at this time