BREWER – Norma E. Rudisell Clark Brewer, 93, of St. Cloud, died on Aug. 19, in Cincinnati, OH. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Clark & James Brewer, the devoted mother of Carolyn Kube (Joe) & Roger Clark (Juanita), the loving grandmother of 4, gr. grandmother of 5, gr. gr. grandmother of 5, & the dear sister of Alice Sheldon. Also preceded in death by parents & 6 siblings. Visitation, funeral & burial in Cleves, OH Mon., Aug. 24. Memorials to Hooven Un. Methodist Ch., c/o the Dennis George Funeral Home, 44 S. Miami, Cleves, OH 45002.
HARDY – James Clayton Hardy, 73, of Saint Cloud, passed away on August 21, 2015. He was born on August 26, 1941 to Kenneth and Margaret (Cramer) Hardy in Monroe City , PA. James was of the Methodist Faith. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Janet M. Hardy and his son, Troy Titus Bierly. James is survived by his loving family, Daughter, Monica K. (Mark) Lucier of Cocoa, FL; Son, Byron R. Bierly of Saint Cloud, FL; Two Sisters, Jean Wescott; Donna Dunlap and Brother, Joseph Hardy all of Cresco. PA; Two Granddaughters, Taylor Lucier of Orlando, FL, Michelle Bierly of Saint Cloud, FL; Grandson, Hunter Lucier of Cocoa, FL; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
The funeral service will begin at 11:30 a.m. all in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Gotha, FL. Arrangements under the care of Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Home and Crematory, 2000 13th Street, St. Cloud, FL 34769.
Born in Germany August 11, 1919, Long was the daughter of George and Maria Weldishofer and was raised in Augsburg. She moved to America in 1958 and resided in Elizabeth, NJ, and later Tully, NY, for many years before relocating to Florida in 1979.
An avid golfer, Long was actively involved in golf leagues with the Buenaventura Lakes Country Club. She was also a skilled crafter. For the past 30 years, she was a member of the Woman’s Club of Kissimmee, where she played cards twice each month until 2014.
Long was predeceased by her husband, Donald N. Long, in 2004; and an infant son, Eric, in 1939.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Rosemarie and Serle Reome of Kissimmee; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Long will be interred with her husband at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL.
STEELE – Lucille D. Steele, 88, of Maitland, Florida passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015. She was born in Danville, Kentucky and moved to Maitland 4 years ago from Kissimmee, Florida where she lived for 34 years. Lucille was a homemaker and a member of the Neptune Road Baptist Church in Kissimmee, Florida.
Lucille is survived by her son: Philip Steele (Lynn) of Maitland, Florida; brother: Marshall Devine of St. Cloud, Florida; grandchildren Brent Steele (Anastascha), Jonathan Steele (Rachel), Derek Steele and Austin Steele; great grandchildren: Gavin, Tristin, and Brighton. Lucille was preceded in death by her loving husband Alvin F. Steele.
The Steele family will receive friends on Friday, August 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home. A Service to Celebrate the Life of Lucille D. Steele will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 28, 2015 at Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home with The Reverend Dr. Jerald Hicks officiating. Lucille will be laid to rest at Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery, Kissimmee, Florida. Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Comforter, 480 W. Central Parkway, Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714.
The Steele family is being cared for by: Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home, 511 Emmett Street, Kissimmee, Florida 34741.
WILSON – Omer Gordon Wilson, Jr., passed away on Sunday, Aug. 23rd, at the age of 71 at his Kissimmee, FL home. He was a Navy Veteran of 22 years and 9 months during which time he served in Vietnam and retired as a Master Chief. He also served U.S. Customs for 20+ years. Omer was also a card carrying member of the Cherokee Nation.
He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather to his family. God, family, friends, and country were of utmost importance to him. This is evidenced as throughout his life he was always helping others.
He was a Royal Ranger Commander with the Assembly of God Church for many years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and sports of all kinds. He was an avid N.O. Saints and LSU fan. He enjoyed listening to the “oldies” music.
He is predeceased by his father, Omer Gordon Wilson Sr. and his mother, Mildred Mae Wilson Sherman. He is survived by his brother, Alton; wife of 48 years, Patricia; son, Christopher; daughter, Elizabeth and two granddaughters, Sage and Morgan.
While our hearts miss him deeply, we know we will see him again in heaven. Grissom Funeral Home will be handling the funeral arrangements. A viewing will be held on September 5, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with a service to follow at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Wounded Warriors Project or Cornerstone Hospice of Kissimmee in his name.