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2016-3-12

Obituary-Bettie Elizabeth Lynch Floyd

Bettie Elizabeth Lynch Floyd, 92, of Emporia, widow of William Luther Floyd, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016. She is survived by two sons, Lawrence Floyd and wife, Ann and Thomas James Floyd; daughter, Ann Floyd Barnes; five grandchildren, Muzette Strickland, Joseph Rogerson, III, Blake Barnes, Stephen Floyd and Stacie Floyd; five great-grandchildren, Dalton Rae, Cameron Beatty, Emma Zblewski, Evan Floyd and Sloane Floyd; brother, Joseph E. Lynch and wife, Janice; two sisters, Ruby Lucy and Frances Council and husband, Sidney and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, March 13 at Independence United Methodist Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at church one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be made at www.owenfh.com.

Obituary-Eileen Sexton Wood

Eileen Sexton Wood passed into heaven on March 7, 2016. She is preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband of 56 years, Charles Merritt Wood; her parents, Leo and Rose Sexton and sister, Clare Wells. She leaves behind her loving daughters and family, sister, Barbara Simpkins of Dunnellon, FL.; daughters, Charlene Fox of Maitland, FL., Linda Parker and husband Freddie Parker of Emporia, VA., Susan Wood-Hempstead and husband Norman Hempstead of Miami Springs, FL., and Janel Schaffer and husband Alan Schaffer of Jupiter, FL.; grandchildren, Derek Olszewski, Keith Otto, Marlena Thompson and Scott Gunn all of Florida, Dustin Shaffer of Colorado, Shelby Wyatt of Emporia, VA. and Cheryl Lowry of Rochester, MN. A memorial service will be held in her home of 50 years in Miami Springs, FL. Condolences may be sent to www.Echolsfuneralhome.com

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