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Ms. Annie Mae McClendon "Annie", 74, of DeLand, Florida
On Friday, the 27th day of May, 2016, around 4:09pm at Florida Hospital DeLand, Florida, Ms. Annie transitioned
The Home Going Celebration will be 4pm Friday, June 3, 2016 at the Unity Memorial Chapel or Unity Funeral
Home Inc. Burial will follow the service at Union Cemetery W Euclid Blvd. DeLand, FL. Visitation hours will be
from 3pm until service time on Friday .
Ms.McClendon was a graduate of Volusia County Public School System in DeLand, Florida. She was a Certified
Nurse Assistant and worked in Housekeeping at Ridgecrest Nursing Home.
Ms. Annie M. McClendon is survived by her children, Eric (Lilly) McClendon, Michael, Steven, Lynette and
Earnest (Diane) Murphy; five grandchildren (one preceding her in death) and four great-grandchildren;
brother, Richard Hall; sister, Rose Mary Hall; niece, Patricia Hall; special friends, Cynthia, Reatha, Ruby,
Diane Freeman and Diane Murphy; and a host of other loving relatives and friends.
Carlos Ja'von Sanders, 21, of Palatka, Florida
The Home Going Service will be 12pm Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Flagg-Serenity Memorial Chapel, 2400 Madison St.
Palatka, FL. Visitation hours are 5-8pm Friday (today) and 11am until 12pm Saturday at Flagg-Serenity. Interment
will follow the service at Oakhill West Cemetery in Palatka, FL.
Carlos, also known as “Lil Bling” and “Bugga”, a native of Palatka, FL., was born Thursday, November 3, 1994 to Gloria
Gilyard-McGrady and William C. Sanders, III. He entered the sunset of life Sunday, June 12, 2016 in St. Augustine, FL
He was a 2013 graduate of Foster City High School, and also received a Culinary Arts Certificate in 2013. He was a
devoted, father, brother, cousin and friend who enjoyed making everyone laugh. From a very young age he faithfully
attended the Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall of Palatka, FL. and recently began to study the bible again. He enjoyed
spending time with his family watching and playing basketball, football, and cooking
He is preceded in death by his great-great grandparents, Mattie Myers-Rivers and Ozzie Rivers; great-grandparents,
Leroy Allen, William C. Sanders, Sr., Allene and Ralph Dallas, Sr.; grandparents, Henry Calhoun, and William C.
Sanders, Jr.; uncles, Willie McGrady, Jr. and Milton Jones; aunt, Vatesha Dallas; great uncles and aunts, Essit Earl
Jones, Al Allen and Sidney Armster, Lenette Allen Bettyann Baker and Sandra Jenkins; a sibling, Marcus Beamon.
He is survived by his parents, Gloria Gilyard-McGrady and William C. Sanders, III; children, Keyshawn Tripp, Omauryon
and Kloey Sanders; great-grandparents, Josephine Allen, Elizabeth McCall and Louella Sanders; grandparents,
Elese Calhoun, Ralph and Dorothy Dallas, Jr. and Shirley McCall-Dallas; siblings, Irene Turner, Sharday and Montoya
Gilyard, Sameria, Corey, and J’andra McGrady, William C. IV, Caveious, William A, Shoniece, Montrell and Jenzavier
Sanders, Sequoia Bolling, Lequan Sessions, Sathorain Scott and Jamarrion Douglas; aunts and uncles, Lisa and
Francis McGrady, Trina Calhoun-Bell and Frank, Rakeem Calhoun, Darrel and Sylvia Major, Ralph, III, Wesley and
Brandi, T’Varis and Audrey Dallas, Natasha and Micheal Plummer, Dannette and LeeQuan Johnson, and Sharon Carter;
honorary great-grandmother, Cora Miller; like a mother, Doris Clark; great-great aunts 1, great aunts, 10, great
uncles, 6 and a host of other loving family
Robert Louis Gibson, Sr.
The Home Going Service will be 11am Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Greater Union First Baptist Church, DeLand, FL. Troy
Bradly, Pastor, Bishop Eugene Collier, Officiating Visitation hours are 4-7pm Friday. Burial will follow the service at Union
Cemetery, W. Euclid Ave. DeLand, FL.
A TIME TO BE BORN:
Robert was born May 23, 1927 in Atlanta, Georgia to
The late Johnny Gibson and Ethel Banks. He was educated in the public schools of Atlanta.
A TIME TO LOVE:
Robert, loved his wife, kids and family dearly. He loved to travel and listen to Blues Music. He served our country in the United
A TIME TO WORK:
Robert worked and retired from Volusia County. He also worked for the Internal Revenue Services for Atlanta, Georgia.
A TIME TO DIE:
During the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 14, 2016, Robert entered eternal rest. He was preceded in eternity by two
daughters, Sheneka and Tamara Gibson; his parents and grandparents.
A TIME TO MOURN:
Robert’s memories will remain etched upon the hearts of many, including his wife of 44 years, Hattie H. Gibson; children, Robert
L., Lorrain, Cheryl, Mario (Raguel), Shavonda and Robert L. Gibson, Jr., Marilyn Brown, and Monolito Hamilton; sisters, Anette
and Runelle Gibson; brother, Willey Clark; and a host of other loving family and friends.