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Shoppers welcome at Crafting for a Cure SaturdayLongtime Relay For Life supporters, the Red Hat Ladies, will host their annual Craft for a Cure fund-raiser this Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church. The late Suzette Stephens launched the event several years ago and the team is carrying it on in her memory. Lunch and dinner will be available for a small donation. Craft demonstrations will include: mosaics, knitting, crocheting, jewelry making, scrapbooking, stamping and more.Pre-K to hold yard sale SaturdayTaylor County Pre-K will hold a yard sale Saturday, March 1, at Buckeye Community Federal Credit Union, starting at 8 a.m. All proceeds will go toward the purchase of a marquee for the school. Featured items at the sale will include shing gear, childrens clothing, toys, kitchen gadgets, adult clothing, books and much more. Parents and grandparents of Pre-K students are needed to assist with set-up, starting at 7 that morning.Baseball, softball sign-ups continueRegistration for the 2014 youth baseball and softball leagues is now underway and will continue through March 14. Baseball will be divided into six leagues from the 4 to 6 year-old T-ball league to the 15-under Babe Ruth program. Baseball registration will be at City Hall Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fees are $42 per player for ages 4-12, and $52 for ages 13-15. The girls fast pitch softball program will be divided into four leagues beginning with the 4 to 6-year-old group through the 14-under group. Registration is being held at Java Connection in the old train depot in downtown Perry. For more information, contact Recreation Coordinator Bryant Christman at 584-3029.Walk to support Down Syndrome awarenessPre-registration is underway for the rst 5K Walk-A-Thon Just As I Am supporting Down Syndrome awareness. The event will be held April 26 at the Taylor County Sports Complex. For more information, please e-mail: or board to meet in SteinhatcheeThe District School Board of Taylor County will hold its next meeting Tuesday, March 4, in Steinhatchee. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Steinhatchee School, 1109 Southeast First Ave. The agenda for this meeting is available on the district web site: www.taylor. The public is invited to attend. Serving the Tree Capital of the South Since 1889 Perry News-HeraldPerry News-Herald 50 Friday/ SaturdayFebruary 28-March 1, 2014 Index One section 125th Year, No. Weather Friday65 30 Saturday 74 39 Sunday76 45 Perry News-Herald Perry News-Herald Looking Back . ......... A-2 Living . ..................... A-4 Entertainment . ........ A-5 Religion . .................. A-6 Sports . .................... A-7 TV listings . .............. A-9 Classieds . .......... A-10 News Forum Deputy Robert Lundy has lost sight in his right eye, which may be permanent. His wife, Kelly, shared the diagnosis this week and asks for continued prayers on her husbands behalf. We are trusting in God. I know his (Roberts) vision is going to come back, Kelly said Thursday afternoon. There is also some damage to his left eye and they dont know how that will progress. The doctors explained that the injuries were due to the trauma his body has endured, much like his kidneys not working. When they told us about his eyesight, Robert just squeezed my hand and mouthed to me that everything was going to be alright. His body has been traumatized, but his spirit is still therehes ghting 100 percent. Hopefully, two years from now this will all be a memory. I am not giving up hope. It is just going to be amazing what the Lord will do for Robert. Lundy sustained a gunshot wound during a workplace shooting that occurred at a local car dealership on Feb. 5. The doctors said his progress would be baby steps and thats what they meanits baby steps but he is still moving forward. The girls (Robert and Kellys two daughters) got to see him and visit with him for a little while, and that made them both very happy. We still appreciate everything that has been done for us and know we couldnt get through this without all the support from our families, friends and the community. Lundy remains at Shands Hospital in Gainesville recovering, on a ventilator and undergoing dialysis. He is resting and doing breathing exercises. The skin graft is doing well, Kelly said. A number of events supporting the family have been and continue to be organized. A new shipment of wristbands supporting Team Lundy is available at the Perry Police Department and t-shirts are also available from local supporters. Deputys eyesight compromised by severe trauma As Robert Lundy continues his recovery, it is the small steps that mean so much, his wife, Kelly said. On Thursday, she slipped his wedding ring on his nger for just a short time and was happy to see his tan line still on his hand. PPD investigators recognized for contributions43 arrested by DEA task forceThe U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will recognize two investigators with the Perry Police Department Tuesday for their roles in a task force operation that led to the arrest of 43 federal defendants and the seizure of assets valued at more than $120,000. In a letter to Chief Vern Clark, Special-Agent-inCharge Mark R. Trouville commended the hard work and dedication of Det. Sgt. Gene Franklin and Inv. Dwight Norris. The men were part of the (DEA) Tallahassee ofces Organize Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Operation King of the Trap. The operation targeted a drug trafcking organization that was responsible for distributing in excess of 100 kilograms of cocaine and 500 pounds of marijuana in the north central panhandle of Florida between 2009 and mid-2013. In addition to the arrest of the 43 federal defendants, the operation also saw the seizure of nine kilograms of cocaine, one kilogram of crack cocaine, three pounds of marijuana and 220 grams of methamphetamine. Some 14 rearms were also seized. Sgt. Franklin and Inv. Norris were available for after hours and weekend surveillance, Perry Elks Lodge 1851 sponsored a memorial base for Veterans Memorial Park. The base and additional block monuments were installed in early February. Shown above are (left to right) the Please see page 3Here for veterans County awards bids for $126,00 in SHIP projects The Taylor County Commission recently awarded bids to three contractors for four housing rehabilitation projects and one reconstruction project funded through the State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP). The commission received the bids earlier this month and approved the bid committees recommendation at its meeting last week. The total cost of the projects is $126,000. Weiss Construction in Perry was awarded the demolition and reconstruction project with a bid of $63,400. Florida Homes in Alachua was actually the low bidder on the project at $61,828, but the difference between the two companies was within the countys ve-percent local vendor preference. Certied Roong and Construction in Newberry was awarded three of the rehabilitation projects and Haggia Construction in Tallahassee was awarded Please see page 3 The Taylor County Commission re-appointed two members of the Taylor County Recreation Advisory Board (TCRAB) and is seeking applications to ll one soon-to-be empty seat. During a meeting last week, the commission unanimously agreed to reappoint Yancie Brannen and Alan Hall, whose terms were set to expire March 3. A third board member, Grady Newberry, requested that his term be allowed to expire, according to Assistant County Administrator Dustin Hinkel. Board members serve terms of three years. The board, which consists of seven members, meets regularly to discuss operations of the Taylor County Sports Complex. Those interested in applying for the open position must be a registered Hall, Brannen re-appointed to TCRABPlease see page 3


Editors Note: The following is the continuation of a history of Taylor County written by the late June Parker McLeod, an educator and avid local historian. It is featured on a web site highlighting Perry and Taylor County history ( taylorcountyhistory/). The people began to turn their attention to agriculture and the proper development of the county. The soil was rich and generous and there was an abundance of good hammock land. The soil of the hammock lands is a dark sandy loam, on which leaves have been decaying for ages. The pinelands were good. The soil of one class of pineland is black and of another grayish color, and goes to the depth of from one to two feet. The very poor pineland borders the coast. There was a variety of timber. The timber of the hammock was water oak, post oak, hickory, magnolia, bay, wahoo, red bay, sassafras, maple, red oak, white oak, live oak, holly, ivy, cherry, prickly ash and cedar. The pineland there had some of the nest yellow pine land in the state. In 1873 one of the greatest drawbacks was the remote or inconvenient market. It was 15 miles to the nearest point on the railroad from Shady Grove. The inhabitants of the southern end of the county had communication by water with Cedar Key and St. Marks by means of small boats. There were several water courses navigable for small boats but it had not been advanced at that time. There were small sheries along the Gulf coast of the county where mullet, and red sh were caught every winter. There were several mineral springs in the county, the medicinal properties of which had been declared of value. There was a sulfur-iron spring on the Econna River, on Rocky Creek a sulfur spring known as Hampton Springs and on Blue Creek there is a Chalybeate spring, the water of which is highly benecial to debilitated and nervous people. (Note: chalybeate is dened as containing iron salts and having a taste of iron.) Since the war the people had turned their attention to farming and were becoming more settled in their mode of life and were building up churches, school houses and they were ready to welcome all that came to make their homes. In 1873 the schools were beginning to ourish and were appreciated by the people.A-2 Perry News-Herald February 28-March 1, 2014 Looking Back Feb. 28-March 1, 2014 Remember when...By ANTHONY L. WHITE anthonylamarwhite@yahoo.comDont worry, youll grow out of it The only thing I had to fear was fear itself. So I lived in constant fear. If it went bump in the night or day, I was scared of it. If it walked on four feet, or if it crawled, And, if I saw or heard something no one else could, or if everyone else saw or heard it but I couldnt, you can bet I Be brave, my mother would tell me. And I was brave except for when it came to things that I was scared of, which was everything under the sun, moon and our roof. I was scared of cats. There were four who terrorized the house and that my brothers used to terrorize me. I was scared of dogs. We had three that I was scared of except for when they met me up the road to walk me past the other vicious neighborhood dogs. I was scared of ghosts, but my mom made me sleep with my baby brother Tony who used to wake up in the middle of the night pointing at and talking to an old woman no one else could see. Antmar, she said tell you hey, the three-year-old brother would say. Momma, Id scream from under the cover. Hes talking to the lady again! My mother would rush in the room and explain that my brother was talking to his grandmother who had died months before he was born. This was very little consolation because, even though it was his grandmother, he was still talking to someone I could not see or hear. When my brothers and my uncles teased me about being so scary, my mother would tell me, Dont worry about it. Youll grow out of it. I certainly hoped so. In hindsight, and this is just my opinion, if my mother and grandmother had removed many of the things I was scared of--put Tony in another room and gotten rid of the cats, dogs and uncles--I may not have lived in constant fear. The other day, my uncles were teasing me about how scary I was as a child. And, youre still scary, my Uncle Walter said. I knew he was going to bring up that night again. And he did. What about that night a couple of years ago when you came home and I scared the crap out of you, he recalled. He turned to my other uncle and said, Willie, I looked out the window and saw his car coming up the road, so I hurried up and turned off the television and the other lights. Then I went and stood behind the door and waited for him. When he unlocked the door and stepped inside, I reached and grabbed his shoulder, and he just stood there hollering. They both rolled over laughing. I, personally, didnt think it was that funny. If I walk into a dark house and somebody grabs me from behind, what am I supposed to do? I asked a little agitated after having to explain myself for the hundredth time. Anything but stand there hollering, Willie suggested. admitted that I was scared to death that night, I might not have to hear this story again. So, I said, Okay, I was scared. I told you, Walter said, Youre still one scary He was right. I am still scared of things that go bump in the night and day. Im still scared of things that walk still scared of things that I cannot see or hear but others can. And vice versa. But, like my mother said, one day Ill grow out of it. Im still growing. of Taylor County History T h e TIME AND TEMPERATUREBeginning today, the newspaper article read, residents of Perry and Taylor County will be able to get the time and temperature just by dialing 584-3333. The service was sponsored by Buckeye Cellulose Corporation whose spokesman advised, Dont say a word--just dial and listen.VO-TECH TO DROP PROGRAMS?Citing slack enrollment, Taylor County Vo-Tech was considering dropping these programs: cosmetology, air conditioning and refrigeration, institution and home management, nursery operation and industrial education.PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED AT CITIZENS BANKJ. Tom Moore, president of Citizens Bank, announced the following promotions: Raymond J. Veal moved up to vice president; M. Hardee Ratliff Jr. was named cashier; and Brenda Carlton was promoted to assistant cashier.TWO BEAUTIESCharise Williams and Jogie Brown, both of Perry, were runners-up in the Miss Tallahassee Scholarship Pageant, each receiving a $100 scholarship and other prizes.BULLDOGS SHUT OUT When the Taylor County High School Bulldogs lost 47-63 to Jefferson County in the opening game of the district basketball tournament, it ended the local teams chances for another competition and, thus, the season. The Bulldogs record, for the season, was 13-7, under the coaching of Lawrence Holt. THE PERRY NEWS-HERALD March 1, 1979 Taylor soil rich and generous Perry Elementary School School days These two classroom photos from Perry Elementary are sure to make you miss chalkboards and (Photos courtesy of Butch Gunter)


A-3 Perry News-Herald February 28-March 1, 2014 interviews and undercover operations. The experience, knowledge and dedication of (the investigators) led to the success of this investigation, Trouville said. I commend Sgt. Franklin and Inv. Norris for their dedication, professionalism and diligence. They are true assets to the DEA and the entire law enforcement community. The ofcers will be honored during a ceremony in Tallahassee next week. one. The bid committee noted that on one of the projects, the lowest bid from Certied Roong and Construction exceeded the maximum limit of $25,000 allowed by the Local Housing Assistance Plan, but the homeowner and contractor agreed to accept a lower amount of $24,750 by reducing the scope of work. The committee included County Grants Coordinator Melody Cox and Jay Moseley, consultant for Meridian, which was hired by the county to manage its housing assistance program. Last summer, the county learned it was receiving $350,000 in SHIP funds. The county has pledged $125,000 of that money as a match for a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application to provide additional housing assistance. In 2011, the county was awarded a $750,000 grant, which funded 13 projects, 10 of which were demolition and reconstruction. The county also used SHIP funds as a match for that grant. voter of Taylor County as well as being a current resident of the county. For more information or to request an application, call 838-3500, ext. 7, come by the Taylor County Administrative Complex located at 201 East Green Street or visit www.taylorcountygov. com. The deadline to apply is April 2 at 10 a.m. Applications may be delivered to the County Administrators Ofce at 201 East Green Street. Applications may also be faxed to 838-3501 or e-mailed to admin.assist@ The new board member will be selected at the commissions meeting on April 7. Fighting back against scammers who impersonate utility companies, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) is warning utility customers across the state about recent scams and offering tips to avoid becoming a victim. The agencys latest effort is timed to coincide with National Consumer Protection Week which runs March 2-8 Its never too early or too late to become a more informed and empowered consumer, said PSC Chairman Art Graham. Another good--and probably familiar--reminder for us, is, if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. Some examples of scams PSC ofcials say are occurring in Florida and nationwide include: are targeting consumers with e-mails that appear to be monthly bills from legitimate utilities. These e-mails are bogus and may contain a link directing a consumer to a site containing malware. as ofcial utility employees, demand immediate past due payments with a prepaid credit card or MoneyPak card to prevent service disconnection. phishing scam, scammers advised utility customers that a third party--in most cases the federal government or President Obama--would pay their utility bills through a new federal program. energy marketing scheme targeted utility customers to offer fake energy audits. For additional information, visit www. Scam alert is issued for utility customers SHIP Continued from page 1 TCRAB Continued from page 1 TASK FORCE Continued from page 1 County seeking additional $750,000 in SHIP fundsApril 2 is deadline to applyOfcers to be honored in ceremony Tuesday News from Pre-K (Top) Taylor County Pre-K celebrated Florida Literacy Week by hosting a number of literacy activities. Each classroom door was decorated in a book theme, book markers were made and special guests visited classrooms to read. Shown above is Pre-K Director Cheryl Brantley reading Dr. Suess books in full Dr. attire. (Bottom) Taylor Pre-K held a Trike-A-Thon to schoolwide contest was held to see which child could raise the most money by having sponsors support the Trike-A-Thon. Shown is student Colin Stiles, who raised $138.21 and the winner of a new bicycle. The school collected more than $1,000 for the project. Library announces March workshopsThe Taylor County Public Library announced its adult workshop schedule for March. The upcoming programs include: Speas of the Shugar Shoppe on Thursday, March 6, at 6 p.m.; $10) on Thursday, March 13, at 6 p.m.; $15) on Thursday, March 20, at 6 p.m.; Thursday, March 27, at 6 p.m. Those interested in attending a program can sign up online at or call 838-3512. Space is limited. Donations sought for yard sale to Helping Hands of the Shelter is accepting donations for its annual yard sale. Donations may be dropped off at Yarbrough Tire & Automotive. 584-5958. Community remindersThe annual shing tournament benetting Taylor County Special Olympics will be held Saturday, March 8. Tickets ($30 each) are available now at Wilsons Bait & Tackle, Sea Hag Keaton Beach and Rockys of Perry. Get tickets now for shing tournament Browsing online? See whats new at


A-4 Perry News-Herald February 28-March 1, 2014 Living Whats in the bags? Pop tops! Cletis K. Reaves, Monique M. Terrazas Terrazas, Reaves to marry March 29 Mr. and Mrs. Daniel (Emily) Lundy, and Juan Terrazas, along with Mrs. Hazel Gray Mickens announce the engagement of their children, Monique M. Terrazas, and Cletis K. Reaves Sr. The ceremony of holy matrimony will be performed Saturday, March 29, 2014. Friends and family members are invited to celebrate with the couple.SG Council meets March 13; time changes March 9By FLORRIE BURROUGHS Shady Grove columnist The Shady Grove Citizens Council met on Feb. 13. It was proposed to change the date of our annual Christmas event to the second Saturday in December. All members present agreed to the change. We will continue to critique the Christmas event at our next meeting. An appreciation party is being planned for those who worked with us during the past year. The councils web page is almost a reality. Thanks to JoAnn Wilson for all her hard work and tenacity on this project. Our next meeting will be March 13 at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Please call me at 5846343 for location. Heres another recipe for you to try:Sausage Quiche1 lb. Jimmy Dean (Sage) sausage cooked and welldrained 1-1/2 c. shredded Swiss cheese 2 t. diced onion c. chopped green bell peppers c. chopped red bell peppers 4 large eggs 1 c. light cream (may substitute with milk) 1 deep dish pie shell Mix cooked sausage with cheese. Beat eggs and cream/milk together. Combine onions, peppers, sausage and egg mixture. Pour into pie shell. Bake 375 preheated oven 40-45 minutes or until quiche is set. Ready to save daylight? Just a reminder that March 9 is the beginning of Daylight Savings Time. It is also a good time to change batteries in any re/ smoke/carbon monoxide detectors you have. You may also want to put on your calendar Thursday, May 1, which is the National Day of Prayer observance at the Shady Grove Park. Times and more information about our observance will follow in coming editions. Be safe, be happy, and Lord willing Ill see you back here in two weeks. Henry Davis, Helen Houck, Freddy Pitts, Billy Murphy and Billy LaValle gathered with Taylor County Farm Bureau Women in 10 north central Florida counties recently delivered nearly 100 gallons of beverage pop tops to the Ronald McDonald House in Tallahassee in conjunction with the 2014 Food Check-Out Week celebration. The donation reected a Farm Bureau tradition of community service throughout Florida, said Helen Houck, who congratulated Taylor County for collecting the most in the district. Local Farm Bureau Womens Committees from Hamilton, Suwannee, Lafayette, Taylor, Madison, Jefferson, Leon, Wakulla and Gadsden counties have been collecting the pop top tabs since last September. The tabs are used to help pay for the facilitys monthly utility bills. Please see page 8


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A-6 Perry News-Herald February 28-March 1, 2014 Religion Dont forget:Salvation Armys grand opening is this Sunday The Salvation Army will dedicate a new facility in Perry, at 604 W. Julia St., on Sunday, March 2, at 11 a.m. The dedication service will be followed by a special tour of the chapel, the donation center and an overview of programs that will be offered to the community. A free lunch will be provided for the kids--hotdogs and hamburgers with rib and chicken dinners on sale as a fund-raiser. Face painting, live music and a bounce house are planned for the kids. Pentecostals serve Lasagna Meal Deal Saturday until 2The Pentecostals of Perry are offering a Lasagna Meal Deal on Saturday, March 1, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. ( For a donation of $7, your meal will include a medium slice of lasagna, green beans, yeast roll, slice of cake and your choice of Coke, Diet Coke or water. Please contact Angela/Jimmy Cash at 850-838-6134 and leave a detailed message about the number of plates you wish to order. Delivery is possible for orders of ve plates or more. All money raised will benet the students of Truth Academy afliated with the church. Gary D. Schoeld, age 68, died at his home in Lakeland surrounded by family and loved ones Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Born in Foley, Fla., on March 19,1945, he was the son of the late Golden Uncle Goldie and Dollie (Whiteld) Schoeld. The family moved to Lakeland from Perry in the 1950s. He was a supervisor for the City of Lakeland Water Department and a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving as a SSGT in the U.S. Army. Following his retirement, Gary purchased a home in Aucilla River Estates and enjoyed hosting family events that often included sh fries and boat trips down the river. Many happy Thanksgivings and Christmas celebrations were enjoyed on the sprawling porches lled with rocking chairs and swings (built by Gary himself) at both his home in Lakeland and at the river. He was known as a generous man who never met a stranger and who always welcomed guests with a huge spread of food (and jokes, always, a joke). A reader, his collection of National Geographic magazines lled multiple bookshelves and provided a source of lively conversation topics. Gary was especially close with the large family of cousins he grew up with in Perry and often traveled up north to visit, bringing a truckload of oranges and other fruits grown in his own yard. When he married, he and wife Beth honeymooned with a visit to the Perry cousins. Gary was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Beth Schoeld; brothers Danny Schoeld and Timothy Schoeld. He is survived by his son Matthew (Joy) Schoeld, Lakeland; daughter Monica (David) Sloan, Lakeland; brothers Tommy (Treka) Schoeld, Joe (Debbie) Schoeld, Chris (Melanie) Schoeld, all of Lakeland; sisters Diane (Mike) Perry, Plant City, Marilyn Brown, Lakeland; and ve grandchildren (Dane, Peyton, Nevaeh, Corbin and Coraline). Visitation was Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lanier Funeral Home Chapel in Lakeland. Services will be at 2 p.m. today (Friday), at Lanier Funeral Home Chapel. He will be buried next to his wife, Beth, at Socrum Cemetery. Gary D. Schoeld Gator Cane The family of Virginia (Ginnie) May Cane would like to thank the following ladies for helping us take care of our Mom, Miss Ginnie, for the past 10 years in her home until she passed ever so peacefully on Feb. 17, 2014, at 97 years of age. Our many thanks and love go to: Anna, Angel, Miss Herminia, Kathy, Leandra, Holly, Jesse, Ms. Shirley, Erma, Samantha, Olivia, Amy and Donna. You all are very special people and we could not have done it without your help. Our thanks also to the caring, and very competent people at Hospice: Valerie with admissions, Holly, and nurse Erica for getting us needed equipment after hours and staying late helping us and talking with us. We would also like to thank the ICU nurses and second oor nurses at DMH, and the staff and doctors at Premier Medical Clinic. Were also thankful to our pastor and church family at Blue Creek Baptist Church for their prayers and constant offers of help. How blessed we are to have such wonderful people in our lives! Our sincere thanks and appreciation to you all, and to our Lord and Savior, Who supplies our every need. Sincerely, The Cane Family Card of Thanks ObituariesJoseph Thomas Shepherd Jr.Joseph Thomas Shepherd Jr., 35, son of Joseph T. Shepherd and Lee Taylor Hughes died, Feb. 14, 2014, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. A native of Miami, he is survived by: his parents; and two brothers, Jason Taylor Shepherd of Perry and Micah Duane Kemmerer of East Stroudsburg, Pa. A memorial service will be held in Safety Harbor on March 9, 2014.Lois L. McCall LanierLois L. Lanier, 93, who retired from food services with the Jefferson County School System, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in Tallahassee. A native of Taylor County, she had lived in Lamont for the past 75 years. She was a lifetime member of The Order of the Eastern Star and Mt Lebanon United Methodist Church in Lamont. Survivors include: a son, the Rev. H. Clark (Donna) Edwards of St. Petersburg; a daughter, Wanda (Graham) Eberhart of Tallahassee; two sisters, Irma Houston of Crawfordville and Faye Satterwhite of Nutall Rise; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Franklin Lanier, and a nephew, Larry Thomas Driggers. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 2 p.m. in Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in Walker Cemetery, Madison County. Family members will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.Virginia May CaneVirginia May Ginnie Cane, age 97, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at her home in Perry. Born in Baldwinsville, N. Y., in 1916, she was a resident of Florida for the past 44 years, spending the last 16 in Perry. She was a member of Blue Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include: three sons, Richard (Peggy) Cane of Perry, Bob (Evelyn) Cane of St. Augustine and Jim (Linda) Cane of Logan, Utah; her sister of 95 years, Dorothy Mafn of Canandaiqua, N. Y.; seven grandchildren; and 23 greatgrandchildren. She donated her body to science 35 years ago. No memorial is planned at this time. A gospel sing is planned this Saturday at Perry First Church of God featuring the Cavaliers Quartet and Gospel Sound Quartet, as well as other musicians. A chicken and rice meal--free to all--will be served at 5 p.m., with the sing following. Gospel sing, free meal this SaturdayPlease see page 8


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