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Obituaries week of April 18, 2019

Published on: April 18, 2019

John J. Crawford

John J. Crawford, 88, of Sun City Center, passed away on April 12, 2019. He is survived by his wife Carol and children Lisa Tomasulonas, Peter (Lisa) Crawford, and Tom (Rosmarie) Crawford. Also his stepchildren Donna, Jeff and Craig, 13 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
John was a chemical Engineer, retired from Lummus. He enjoyed boating, camping, dancing and lapidary in his free time.





Marcia Lue Gue

Marcia Lue Gue, age 79, of Howell, MI, formerly of Swartz Creek, MI, and Sun City Center, FL, passed away on March 30, 2019. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 26, 2019, at Swartz Creek United Methodist Church, 7400 Miller Rd., Swartz Creek, MI. In lieu of flowers, those desiring to make a contribution may do so to the American Heart Association.
Marcia was born September 18, 1939, in Paragould, AR, the daughter of Rev. Neil and Anna Geraldine (Smith) May. She was a 1957 graduate of Oak Grove High School in Paragould. Marcia married Donald R. Gue on June 27, 1959, in Flint, MI. She retired from The Kroger Co. in 1995 after 38 years of service. She was a member of El Said Ladies Shrine in Flint and was past Worthy Matron of the Swartz Creek O.E.S. She is survived by her daughters, Bonnie (Richard) Bartlett of Howell; Melinda (Wolfgang) Mueller of Los Angeles; grandchildren, Dennis Ryan Brandon; Brooke Kathleen (Brandon) Clayton; Kerra Elise Mueller; great-grandchildren, Randy Lee Clayton; Daegen Leigh Clayton; Mariah Jolie Rulka; sister, Shirley A. Hamrick; brother, Kennie A. (Regenia) May; brother-in-law, Rev. Robert (Barbara) Gue. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her brother, Bennie L. May.
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Therese J. Parks

Therese J. Parks, 87, of Sun City Center, Fla. passed away April 6, 2019. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Therese was a nurse for the Veterans Administration for many years in Bath, N.Y. and Gainesville, Fla. She also worked as a public school teacher. When she retired with her husband to Sun City Center in 1981, she became an active member of the Sun City Center Security Patrol.
Survivors include her loving husband Nelson of 65 years; two sons, Brian Parks and Brett (Ann) Parks; grandson Trevor; and step-granddaughter, Maylin Tennis, and many friends.
A visitation was held from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center, Fla.
She will be laid to rest at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia, South Carolina. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, 813-634-9900.