DENMAN – Mrs. Carolyn Denman, age 73, died Friday, February 27, 2015. Carolyn is a member of Cornerstone Church, St. Cloud, FL. She is survived by: Stan Dunigan, one brother, James Porter and his wife Francis, Three daughters, Sherri Keller-Migdal and husband Rick, Tammy Whitney and husband Robert, Kim Keller-Henn and husband Mike. She leaves behind 7 Grandchildren: Jeremy Deel, Dustin Keller, Brooke Stoughton, Tyler Whitney, Tabitha Whitney, Taylor Whitney, and Kyle Lapp. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, March 13, 2015 from 4:00-6:00 p.m., at her residence. Instead of sending flowers, please support Carol’s favorite charity: Green Bag Project 407-288-7901, 912 Virginia Ave., St. Cloud, FL 34769
HONEYCUTT – Harold Honeycutt, Sr., age 84, of Kissimmee, FL, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2015 in Fort Pierce, FL. He was born in Blythville, Arkansas and was a US Army veteran of the Korean War. He worked as an entomologist, owner and founder of Compass Exterminating Company.
He is the loving husband of Brenda Honeycutt; father of Harold Honeycutt, Jr., of Kissimmee, FL, Pamela Jane Robinson of Safety Harbor, FL, and Sandra Kaye Duboise of Chesterfield, VA; also grandfather of 10 and great grandfather of 15.
KOCHUR – Paul Edward Kochur, 76, of St. Cloud, Florida, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. He was born on July 7, 1938 to Joe and Emily (Broz) Kochur in Byesville, OH. He is survived by his loving wife, Judith Kochur of St. Cloud; daughter, Michelle Barberi of Deland, FL; sons, Douglas E. Kochur of St. Cloud, Paul J. Kochur and wife April of Poway, CA, Michael W.A. Kochur and his wife Shannon of St. Cloud; six grandchildren: Jimmy, Kyle, Owen, Zoe, Dalton and Joshua; two great-grandchildren: Serenity and Willow; a brother, Joe Kochur of Dillonvale, OH; a sister, Alice Quertermous of St. Cloud; and several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in his memory to the National Kidney Foundation of Florida, 1040 Woodcock Road, Suite 119, Orlando, FL 32803.
Arrangements under the care of Fisk Funeral Home, 1107 Massachusetts Avenue, St. Cloud, FL 34769 (407) 892-2155 Online condolences can be given at fiskfh.com.
OVERSTREET – Jerome “Jerry” Davis Overstreet, 81, loving husband, father, grandfather and a true southern gentleman, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015 in Overland Park, KS. Services were Sunday, March 8, at Mt. Moriah, Newcomer & Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Rd., Interment in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
Jerry was born February 23, 1934 in Kissimmee, FL. He married Sondra J. Rager on August 13, 1954. Jerry attended the University of Florida on a football scholarship playing as half back. He was a member of ATO Fraternity. In 1959 Jerry graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Building Construction. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954-56. Jerry worked in the construction business from 1959 until his retirement and was directly involved in construction projects and industrial chimney engineering projects in 25 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Canada and Indonesia.
Jerry was a member in various organizations: City Councilman of Overland Park 1979-1986, Republican Precinct Committeeman beginning 1977, Chairman Public Safety Committee 1983-1984, Chairman Public Works Committee 1985-1986, City Council President 1982, City Representative on Mid-America Regional Council-Total Transportation Policy Committee, City Representative on Johnson County Fire Services Coordinating Committee, Masonic Lodge-Overland Park No. 436, and Scottish Rite-Kansas City, KS Consistory. In 1986 Jerry was appointed by President Reagan to Regional Director of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Region VII in Kansas City, MO. He was responsible for the administration of FEMA’s programs and activities in the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. He was also a member of the Senior Barn Players and Grace Point Baptist Church, where he was a Deacon and sang in the choir.
His hobbies were cooking, golf and amateur plays. He enjoyed watching the Florida Gators play football live and on TV, working crossword and Sudoku puzzles, taking classes to learn new things then sharing his newly learned skills with whoever would listen.
He was preceded in death by his father Murray Overstreet, Sr., mother Edna Davis Overstreet, and brother Murray Overstreet, Jr. He is survived by his wife Sondra, three children Bill, Cindy, Debbie, six grandchildren Jamie, Sydney, Kelly, Dustin, Tiffani and Jordan, and four great-grandchildren.
The family requests contributions be made in his name to Grace Point Baptist Church, 10415 Chestnut Drive, Kansas City, MO 64137.
Submitted by his good friend and classmate, OHS Class of 1953 Jeffords Miller.
MARSHALL – Margie M. Britt Marshall, age 91, Kissimmee, FL, went home to be with the Lord, March 6, 2015. Margie was born in Bee Ridge, FL to George and Cora Overstreet Britt and moved to Kissimmee from there in 1932. Margie worked with her sister “Midge” Abrams in the Orange Blossom Restaurant on Broadway in Downtown Kissimmee and The Freezette drive-in Restaurant before going to work and retiring from Osceola County School System. She was a member of New Day Baptist Church of Kissimmee. She was preceded on death by her husband A.H. “Al” Marshall, to whom she was married to for 53 years.
She is survived by two sons, Marcus (Sylvia) Marshall of Sebring, FL; Frank (Donna) Marshall of Laquey, Missouri; two daughters, Kathleen (Bill) Hornung of Pueblo, CO and Paulette (Bill) Partin of St. Cloud, FL; sister, Ruth Karns of Beaufort, SC. Five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Visitation was on Monday, March 9, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Roger C. Thompson Memorial Chapel at Conrad and Thompson Funeral Home.
Graveside services were held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Osceola Memory Gardens, Old Section, with the Reverend Dr. Bob Reaves and Reverend Jack Pate, officiating. Memorial contribution in her memory may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 2153 US 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 and New Day Baptist Church, 16 North Orlando Avenue, Kissimmee, FL 34741. The Marshall family is being cared for by Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home, 511 Emmett Street, Kissimmee, FL 34741.
PASSON – Michael Alan Passon, of Kissimmee, FL was born May 18, 1968. He was the son of Alan & Sally Passon. Mike is survived by his wife of 17 years LeeAnn, his son Kevin (10 years old), daughter Katelyn (14 years old), mother Sally, sister Vickie, brother-in-law Bryant and nephew Alex.
Mike worked 25 years at Walt Disney World in the culinary field, currently working at Chef Mickey’s at the Contemporary resort. He was also going to school to become an A/C technician.
Mike was a member at The Connection Church and loved the Lord. He enjoyed spending time with his family and doing projects around the house. He loved to laugh and liked his superheros! Mike was a wonderful husband, father and friend to so many.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 21, 4:00 p.m., at The Connection Church at 700 Generation Pt., Kissimmee, FL 34744 (behind McDonald’s). In lieu of flowers gifts can be made to support the family at:
SMITH – Margaret Irene Smith, 69, of Davenport, formerly of Intercession City, FL. Was called home by our Lord on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Margaret had an unwavering faith in God. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church.
She is survived by her children, and their spouses, Joseph Smith (Nicole), Germany, Christopher Smith (Maria) Tennessee, Memory Yanno (Jeff) Florida, Rolston Smith (Vanessa), Florida and her grandchildren, Joseph Jr., Lena, Tyler, Christopher, Brandon, Devin, Tabby, Caleb. Predeceased, grandson Brice Smith and life partner Avie Green.
A funeral Service Celebrating her Life will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., will be held at Victory Baptist Church, 5646 South Orange Blossom Trail, Intercession City, FL 33837, followed by a Butterfly Release.
Reception following at the Civic Center, in Intercession City.