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Celebrating 62 Years In The Tampa Bay Area ---a n Charged Wit tabbing i r lfriend -' -SEE STORY ON .PAGE 23-A HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY .Slain Star's Family ffer award SEE PAGE 2-A Ceremony To Honor -Senior Citizens SEE PAGE 12-A Former-Buc Named To Hall Of Fame SEE PAGE 15-A Twoloms p _.._ -91!... PROM KING AND QUEEN 111Given New Homes Teachers, faculty, staff and students at Bishop-Eton Private School recently held their Senior Pro m. This year, the title of King and Queen were bestowed upon Alphonso Murphy and Lora Oouglas. Both seniors are members of the Prom committee, Yearbook committee, both are editors on the school newspaper both have been inducted the National Honor Society, and both are involved in activities in the community as well as at school. When informed that they had been chosen as the Prom King and Queen, both teenagers were surprised and pleased to have received the honor (Photograph by Lomax Mcintyre). SEE PAGE 14-A


,... 0 0 N -_ FEATURES ,... ,... Family Of Slain Football Star Offering Reward Family members of Cedric c "CJ" Mills are offering a a: reward for information that LL will lead to the arrest of the Ms. Lucy Mills, CJ's grandmother and guardian, said the family has raised funds to offer a reward, and still trying to get more. c a: LL c z <( c en w :::) 1-> a: w > w c w :::z::: en ::; ID :::) a. z i=' w ...J ...J :::) ID ...:.. w z i= z w en i a: 0 ...J LL person or persons responsible for his death. Mills was shot to death in the front yard of his parents' Carver City residence April 25th. According to witnesses and Tampa Police, a vehicle described as a newer model Chrysler Sebring with dark tinted windows pulled into the front yard as Mills stood leaning onto his vehicle. A passenger got out of the vehicle, pointed a gun at Mills, and fired at least one shot. Mills was later pronounced dead at a local hospi tal. "I think I'm being stalked by the people who shot CJ. I've seen them before, but on Tuesday I looked at them and I know who they are. "I will not be intimidated, and I'm not going to stop. I want people with information to please call me or police and let them know who did this. I think some witnesses are being intimidated by the peo ple who did this." Ms. Mills said she wants the people who witnessed what happened to CJ and afraid to speak out to know that "what happened to CJ Everything in life __ -should be .this Fifth Third CEDRIC "CJ" MILLS can happen to them." The family will be putting \ Easy Equity Mortgage Loan 6.241tR Easy Application Approval Low MonthJy Payment A Fifth Third Easy Equity Mortgage Loan is so easy, that the application, approval and dosing can all take place at your neighbqrhood Fmh Third Banking Center Fifth Third can show you how all your hard work today can mean more for your tomorrow. or walk in any Fifth Third Banking Center location today. __.. ..... .. -.............. FIFTH THIRD BANK www.53.com ... i, ....... ...... SUJject to aall reYiew ilmst rte may varvdeoerdilO on 'flU aedl (JSiiiDJns. 'As d 5/1/07, up ID Ill% birt-ID-'Iale (l.lV) einY e

FEATURES Historic Lily Temple Demolished Great Grandmother Is 'Having A Good Time' BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel Staff Writer If one were to ask Mrs. Bernice Pouncey how she's doing, they may be surprised her response. She is quick to say, "I'm enjoying these 80s better than any other time in my life. I'm having a good time." In this photo is a 1948 photo of the Lily White In this photo, the wrecking crane demolishes Born and raised in Tampa, Mrs. Pouncey married the late Willie Pouncey and they became the parents of one son and two daughters. Mr. Pouncey died in 1965. Twelve years later, her youngest daughter died, leav, ing behind a son and daughter. Building. the So-year-old structure BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer For as long as anyone can remember, the huge building at 3712 29th Street has been there. Yesterday (Thursday), the 80-year-old Lily White Temple was razed because it had fallen on tough times and had been condemned by the city According to local historians, the building was erected in 1927 and first served as an Italian Ethnic Center and Theater. In 1935, The Lily White Association moved into the building and remained there for nearly 40 years. The Lily White Hospital, a 50-bed that once stood adjacent to the south side of the Temple at 3710 29th Stree t was constructed in 1948 and operated until 1971. The building was used for social events and lodge meet ings were held there. The Tampa History Center said according to their records, activities at the building ceased in 1978. Since that time, the building remained closed and unoccupied until the mid-1990s when retired police detective Tommie Ellis used it as an amateur boxing gym and training facility for youth in the area. C. Blythe Andrews, Jr., Grand President of the Lily Security Benefit Association, tried to get the building designated as a historic landmark, but that effort was unsuccess ful. Mrs. Pouncey said when that granddaughter came to live with her and gave birth to a little girl named Luvenia Nicole "Nikki" Davis, in 1989. When the baby was just a toddler, her granddaughter moved out. However, less than a year later, Mrs. Pouncey became Nikki's legal guardian. The little girl was 2-years-old at the time. For the next 6 years, Mrs. battled the state to legally adopt lfji mothers day sale 50% off Classic American .. Designer. ::::-Collections Jackets; knit tops and pants, plus capris, skirts, shorts and more. Pink, ivor-Y or black. ; ... Misses' sJzes. r u 1 and women's : now $19.75-$125 .. r Save on great gifts for Mom, plus fashions for the rest of the family! '} :. special purchase compare at $200-$220 Ughtwelght Unen Blend Suits From LeSuit Misses' and petites' sizes. 40o/o on EN11RE STOCK Junior Social Dressas Gall gown, long slim and party swing styles. Orig. $89-$299, now$53.40-$179.40. Mrs. Bernice Pouncey is shown with her granddaughter, Nikki. Nikki. "I was tired. I was ready to give up, but the people helping me at Legal Aid wouldn't let me give up. They said I had come too far to turn around." Mrs. Pouncey said their concerns was her age, she was 68 at the time. Nevertheless, the adoption was approved and Mrs. Pouncey, with the help of her daughter, Mrs. Gloria Robinson, has cared for and I ... MORE STORY PAGE .\,.' 25-50%oH Spring Handbags From Kate Landry, Gianni Bini and TreVero. Orig. $69-$189, now $34.50-$141.75. 50% oft Antonio Melanl Dress and Casual Shoes Mule, pumps, sandals and more. Orlg. $69-$89, ., .. now $34.50-$44.50. Men's Dress and Casual Shoes Rockport Johnston & Murphy B0rn Tlmberland And others Orfg. $69-$198, now $34.5Q-$99. .. Don't have a Dillard's Card? il-store and recewe S60 in Reward Certttlcates when you opoo a accMI and spf!lll $350 or more on your new Dillard's Card!' Also, Nurture ''Feather': flat Orlg. $79, now $39. s USE YOUR DILLAR.D'S CHARGE. WE ALSO WELCOME VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, DINER'S CLUB & DISCOVER CARD. International Plaza (813) 342-1220 University Mall (813) 977-8080 Westfreld Brandonn (813) 653-4436 Tyrone Square (727) 344-4611 Westfield Citrus Park (813) 926-4545 Hair Salon, (813) 926-6265: Mon.-Fri. 10-9, Sat. 10-8, Sun. '12-6 Westfield Countryside (727) 796-2242 Gulfview Square (727) 847-9393 Mon.-Sat. 10-9, Sun. 12 ..... ..... 1\) 0 0 "'-I ., r 0 ::c c )> (/) m z :::f z m r;m c: r r m :::f z "CJ c: m r c;; :I: m c m < m -f c: m (/) c )> z c ., lJ C l>. <


....... 0 0 N EDITORIALS I COLUMNS FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202) 2207 21st Avenue. Tampa Florida 3360 5 (813) 248 Published E very Tuesday and Friday By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., Member ol Nalionat Newspaper Publishers Associal1on (NNPA) and Amalgamated Publishers. Inc., New York. <0 1990 94 CP Tim&J9tnternatlonal POSTMASTER; Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P O Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 Penodteal Postage Pa1d At Tampa, Fl W W Andrews 1874 (1919) C Bfy1he Andrews 1901n (1!145) Founders C. BLYTHE ANDREWS, JR., CHAIRMAN S KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR BETIY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR KEITH GEORGE, CIRCULATION DIRECTOR Subscriptions$44.00-Per Year Both Editions: $87.00-Per Year One Edition. Opin10ns exptessed on editorial pages of this newspaper by Columnists or Guest Wnters, do not necessarily reltect the editorial stance of The Florida Sentinel Bulletin or the Pubhsher. NeYIW/MBE Bears Watchingl member the time your mother gave your '''''''''' ''"''11 .... sibling a dollar and told him or her to ,,,,,,,,.,,,_,.,,,,,,,., ... t-change and give you a quarter. Then, when your mother wasn't looking, your older sibling dropped you a nickel. Well, that is exactly the position minority subcontractors will find themselves in when the City of Tampa stops requiring u.. prime contractors to use women and minority busiC nesses in contracts secured to do business with the z <( city. Trust us. Depending on a major contractor to "do the right c thing," is like leaving the chicken coop in the conf3 trol of a very hungry fox. Consequently, it is very obvious that the Disparity Study recently re-done by > the city, intends to show no sensitivity in its utilizaa: tion of minority and women-owned businesses. w > No doubt, proposed amendments to Executive Order 98-02 features results that will give with one w hand, while taking with another. For instance, a 5% bid discount, preference points and "sheltered" ::::i market concept, which attempts to protect women and minority contract bids when in competition D. with large contractors, are measures we support. Z However, we encou-rage city representatives to provide monthly updates on both the number and j amount of contracts awarded to women, Hispanic :::1 and African-American businesses as compared to total contracts awarded. w In the meantime, we ask our readers to remain vigilant regarding the city's new change of heart. !Z We are not accusing the city of backsliding. But we -cannot forget former W /MBE directors George ( Davis, John Daniel and others who recognized a: racism and .fought it to a standstill. Even so, they o realized they had not killed the dragon. ..J u.. The Grisly List Contlnuesl 1 ., : es, we make our living off of words. But make :: : no mistake, we are not naive. We know that trillions of words which assault you every day are gobbled up like ponidge on a plate. Names are forgotten, but faces are hard to forget. So, let us introduce another face and a name. And maybe, you might not forget that face either. The face's name is Michael D. Thomas. Raised in Thonotosassa, Thomas attended Armwood High School where he did not bloom until he graduated and joined the Army. He became a military policeman in South Korea. But according to his parents and family members, it was in the Army that Michael D. Thomas became a man. Some years later, Thomas found himself in the mountains of Afghanistan. He was 34 Bubby (which was Thomas' w nickname) has gained rank. He is now Staff Sgt. C!J Michael D. Thomas, andit was in Afghanistan If w .here Sgt. Thomas recently lost his life. He was a 2008 Election Must Embrace Unfinished Business Of 'Rights' (Series) { ... ; .. re has been a Civil ( { \} ights plan in every ., '' i .. Democratic Party platform since the 1948 election. Black political leaders would surely be letting the masses of Black people down by failing to challenge the candidates on certain issues left unsolved. For example, school desegre gation has passed on, but the inequality of education between Black and white students is highly potent in today's classrooms. How should the Democratic Party platform address the issue? What will both Hillary R. Clinton and Barack Obama say in addressing the same? Will Black leaders not demand that both speak up and o ut on the subject? ,. before Mother's : nay, shoppers begin o fill the malls, looking for that special gift for that special lady. Most will find what they are looking for and while others will go above and beyond to show their appreciation. Mother's Day is a special day for women all over the world. It is the day set aside for chil dren to simply say "thank you" in whatever manner they choose. When we think of mother hood, we think of the biologi cal act. But there are. other ways to become mothers. There are those who legally adopt children, while others assume the role because they have so much love to give. The act of being a mother is far different from being any thing else. It is urtique because motherhood is an equalizer. It transcends all color, race, reli gious, cultural language, eco-Don't let people undermine the intelligence and the integrity of the Black vote. There will be those who will cry out against a serious and explicit airing of debates between the two leading can didates the Democrats will put forth. Such will not help the Republicans because their minds are already made up about Black people. The think ing here is that the Black vote should be earned, and our voters must be treated with respect. Respect is never earned without intelligence and integrity. What about the Iraq war, as it invokes domestic policy against the economic interests of the masses of the people, Black and white alike. How does Obama see that issue? What about Clinton? Of course, we have long known the Clinton position regard ing healthcare as a major issue in this country. Both candidates need to address ways and means in creating better-paying jobs, and making the nation's investment: balance our expenditures abroad. It has all been about the war in Iraq and that does not pay the bills in the nation's homes. We would hope that some measure of a Black political braintrust would come togeth er and put forth some measure of a Civil Rights platform candidates would be asked to respond to. For sure, such is very much needed to dignify this upcoming presidential election. nom.ic, age, and all other bility. boundaries. Some of these women are Motherhood is magical employed and shuffle child because it causes a person to rearing, jobs, home, church, place someone else's well and other obligations in their being before herself. It is lives Some are stay-at-home unconditional love in its mothers and still others are absolute form. the retirees who thought their While all mothers who time would be their own at accept their role are special, this stage of life. there is one segment that rises Yet, when the alarm sounds, above all others. And that is when something goes wrong, the mother who raises her and they find their grandchil grandcbildren. dren in need of help, they rise There are many grandmothto-the occasion. There is no ers and even great grandmothgreater love than this type of ers who have accepted this sacrifice. awesome responsibility who So, when you pass an older go unnoticed everyday. These lady with young children in are the women who have sactow, hat / and let rificed to rear their own chil-":..her know admire dren. Then, they suddenly what dofilg.! find themselves raising second I wish all'lnothers :1 grandand third generations. f mothers, great grandmothers, The love of these Arigels. of church mothers, neighborMercy seems to spring from hood mothers, auntie moth an everlasting fountain and .ers, and all others a Happy most never complain about Mother's Day. Enjoy the day, the newly acquired responsiyou really have earned it. slender, handsome young man who had taken to wearing a slight beard. His mother said, "Bubby loved being there in Afghanistan." She said, "He just wanted to help." Thomas did not die alone. Others from home joined him as casualties of war. Throughout America, and columnists who think they can Write are attempting to find unique and unforgettable ways of saying .to their readers, "We commemorate the passing of a brave soldier." But we at the Sentinel say, "We commemorate the passing of a brave solider who shouldn't have had to die ... who would have been better off had he been allowed to live, have children, grow old and complain about having to pay taxes." Life is made to be lived, not to be given away to make a political point! Nevertheless, we add our condolences to the family of Sgt. Michael D. Thomas, Florida native son. His face and his sacrifice we promise not to forget.


COLUMNS The Sole-Man Speaks Looking For A Good Pirate! certain folks believe. But one thing even the people who say they like pirates have never brought themselves to say is that somewhere between re;;1lity or fiction, there's a GOOD PIRATE( Obviously, they've never come to Tampa! Ostrenko to get reminded that "Whydah" was a BAAAAAD WORD in Tampa's Black community? Not long at all! So, that idea was dropped like a hot sweet potato, primarily because the Whydah had been a slave ship. But the idea gf having a pirate ship show was long from defeated. Come here recently, a bid to bring the S.S. Republic to dock at MOSI's digs, as an example of a pirate ship that once had thousands of dol lars of doubloons and other valuables aboard when it was untimely sunk to the bottom of "Davy Jones' Locker!" Wow! "What a Buccaneer-bonanza," hooted pirate-supporters! However, there surfaced an unforeseen quasi-political reef looming off the port bow! "AVAST, YE LAND-LUBBERS! Didn't ye know the S. S. Republic was also a ship what ferried loot and other valuables to support the coffers of the Confederate war machine during the Civil War? AAAAARRRRRGH!! Ye Since the early 1900s when a group of Chamber of Commerce representatives came up with an idea to lion ize Jose Gaspar who was a reputed brigand, rogue and all-around drunkard of a scum-sucking pirate in real life people throughout the Tampa Bay area have settled upon the idea that being known around the world as people who like to be seen as sea-roving criminals is a good thing. Just like having a baseball team whose first name is the name of Satan, being romantically and fic tionally coupled with swashbuckling bad guys has always been an adrenaline boost. Just ask Errol nu mb-sktills! Ye should've Flynn, famous movie star done yer hom e work!" who made many a young And so, there they were, man pine for a rope, a sword again! Trying to find a good and open sea, "YAand sanitized pirate exhibit, HARRR!" we'll be darned if Witt Ask MOSI, that is the Ostrenko and friends Museum of Science and didn't run aground, once Industry, located here in more, on the R" word Tampa. They will tell you, ("racism," that is!) ... this they LOVE the idea of time because it could be pirates! As a matter of interproven their newest pirate est, they have been trying to ship did indeed support the bring a pirate exhibit here to wrong side of the Civil War, Tampa for more than a year. from a Black perspective at What with the Chinese dead least! people's exhibit h aving Honestly, was there any recently left, where parents place where could be found a and kids could see how close GOOD PIRATE image other human muscles come to than the football BUCCA choice cuts of beef, pork at:td NEERS? The answer was MOSI's pul;>Iic rela.,. J, ".Yes!" just recently, the people knew (hey had city's Clean-City Program to hard a new hom ehired a strapping young man run. And m truth, they as its mascot, suited him up almost struck out when in swash-buckling garb, and stepl?ed up to t?e With gave him the likely name of the Idea of brmgmg back "CAPTAIN GREEN EYE!" A parts of the Whydah to PIRATE!! What's even better Tampa as part of a pirate is HE' S BLACK YAH ship memorabilia e xhibition. HAAAAAAAAARRRRRRR!!! long did it ta.ke (Quick! Somebody call Witt MOSI s prexy Witt Ostrenko!) JJ 0 }< Another Vievv B y RANDO LP H K I NS E Y ..... ..... Blacks Need To Become Political Free Agent 1\) 0 0 -..J porters of the Democratic Party. What do we have to show for it? Bits of tokenism is all we have. That is not reason enough for the race to desert the party. That is not reason enough for us to go flocking to the Republican Party. Nor is it reason enough for us to become Independents, or to form our own political party. Blacks have not benefited much from the Republican Party being in control. The Democratic Party has taken Black voters for granted, and we continue to reward the party with our votes. The Republicans have almost totally ignored Black voters, and have made no great effort to change that. Colin Powell, a Black Republican, has said that the Republican Party is not the party for Black people. Does that mean that we are doomed? No it does not. What it means is that Blacks need to become political free agents. Now what does that mean? It means that the alle giance of Black voters should be to candidates, and not to political parties. We need to and must regis ter to vote as a member of a political party But our sup port, our vote and our alle giance should be to the candidates who support our agenda, who are sensitive to our problems and who openly respond to our needs We must cease even caring what party a candidate belongs to. We need to not even see a party. We should see only a candidate. Once candidates see that Blacks will only support candidates who support us, candidates will be open to supporting us. _:: ... : .: .. : ... ._ B y LEON CREWS : : .. ...... : :.-> ... -: .. : We Alvvays Take Them For Granted expect them to ::raise the eep the house clean, make sure the bills are paid, take care of us, cook for us, and comfort us when we're sick. So, do males take women for grant ed? Absolutely! Although this weekend will be set aside in recognition of Mother's Day, we tend to go through the usual fanfare of taking them out to dinner, buying them gifts and flowers, and treating them like royalty. As soon as Monday arrives, it's back to old schedu l e as if the weekend never happened. Being raised by a single parent made me appreciate the role of the woman more It gave me a perspective of exactly what their role is and how much we expect of and from them. Women don't get enough credit for their achievements. They still have to exist in a society that doesn't consider them equals, espe cially when it comes to earn ing power and positions of power. A woman u s ually has to take it up a notch jus t to survive in corporate America. Women in positions of leadership aren't expected to have the same thread of respert as men. However, thost> same women event u ally gain that thread of respect through their deeds Once the two dominant parties realize that Blacks will onl y support those candidates who are willing to address their needs and concerns, they will no longer take our vote for granted or just ignore us. I was a blind Democrat, but no longer am. Today, I declare myself a political free agent and encourage other Blacks to join me. We don't need a college degree to know that being confined to one party has not worked for us. It should be obvious that a change is needed. A big election is on the horizon. In 2008, this nation will select a president. As we prepare for that election let us think free agent and the best candidate. For the time being, politi cal parties need to be a thing of the past. Our votes must be earned. .., ,... 0 22 c )> en m z ::! z m ,..., I llJ : c:, ,... ,... m ::! z and accomplishments. "'D In today's society, it C: should be obvious that women can do anything a Cii man can. Sure, they don' t ffi possess a man's physical C strength but when it comes to knowledge, a woman can m stand on equal ground with anyman. -1 Instead of treating women ffi royalty on Mother s Day and their birthday, why not appreciate them all the l> time? Why not let them z know you appreciate and C respect what they do? Why not make every day Mother's Day? Sooner or later, men will relent and acknowledge the fact that it is the woman that is the glue that holds things together. It is the woman that gives the man his power strength and will to persevere It is the woman who gives the man what he needs to be the best he can be. 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"I LOCAL Christian Bikers Meet To Enhance Local Prison Ministry 1\) 0 0 ....., A group dedicated to the attend," said Michael prison ministry will be hold-Harrellt one of the leaders ing a meeting for all local in the Heaven's Saints leaders. Tampa Bay Chapter. "Even The Tampa Bay Chapter of if people think they won't be the Heaven's Saints active in this overall plan, Motorcycle Ministry will be attending would be benefihosting their Race Winners cial. We want to help those Leadership Sit Down on imprisoned in the best way May 24th, 200L possible." rr'ieetRev. Willie Dixon also ing is to stimulate the works within the prison invql .\:'emezi .'.'of1 ministry. He says that many Christian Bikers in .the African-American inmates 1 ., prison ministry. We invite have no religious affiliation, everyone with a passion to and have fewer volunteers help those in prison to ministering to them. Thu.-.. Gaines, Friday, May 7 p.m. Prophet Dwayne House, Soul Revival Ministry* Featuring "Soul Revival" Singers Saturday, May 12 7 p. m. Reverend Patrick Ross; Atlanta, (1A Featuring "The Heavenly .. .. .: <..: .* Sunday, May 13 11 a.m. Service'*: Reverend .: Patrlck.Ro5s, Atlanta, GA *Evangelist Vernita Harris, Atlanta, GA, will be assisting In services. J! J.: :. -' ... -.. .PASTOR ANNA GIBSON .. \ ST.JOHN OATH Email us at sijministries@aol.com Mission Statement .. A Church of the inner city reaching out to the community by I : ministering to the whole man ... 1 Outreach Ministiy. NOAH COMMUNITY OUTREACH, INC. I HOUSE OF LYDIA ., r 0 l:J Members of the Tampa Bay Chapter of Heaven's Saints at a recent event. The biker Christian group will be holding a meeting at First Baptist of College Hill on May 24th. g en m z "Statistics show that 42 percent of African-American inmates in the Hillsborough County jail don't have a reli gious affiliation, and that is a problem," said Rev. Dixon. "Also, Black males make up over half the prison population, but' many of the local volunteer programs don't see or associate with a good number of the Black inmates." The Race Winners Leadership Sit Down will take place at the First Baptist Church of. College Hill located at 3838 N. 29th Street at 7 p.m. -t For more information, z please call Michael Harrell m r;-at (813) 928-1776. m Reporter I Writer C Antione Davis can be reached at (813) 248-1921. ; He can also be reached at z adavis@flsentinel.com: "a c .. c: en ::::c m 0 m < m -t c m en c :J> z c ., l:J 6 m ';"' )>


,..... 0 0 C'\1 FYI -BCU Alumni Meeting -The Hillsborough County Chapter of Bethune-Cookman University Alumni Association's meeting will be held at the College Hill Library, 2607 East Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. C The meeting will begin promptly at 7:30p.m., on Thursday, May 17. fE John L. C. Douglas is president. For more information, please call (813) 786-3489. c a: LL c z c (/) w ::::) .... > a: w > w c w :I: (/) :J m ::::) a. z j:: w ...J ...J ::::) m I ...J w z j:: z w (/) a: 0 ...J LL Sunday School And BTU District Congress The annual session of the Sunday School and Baptist Training Union, an auxiliary of the First South Florida Missionary Baptist District Association, will convene at New Mt. Zion M B. Church, 2511. E. Columbus Dr., Rev. Walter J. Williams, Pastor. The Congress will convene May 16th -19th, 9 a. m. each day. Rev. A. Hubbert is of the District Congress and Rev. Dr. C. P. Epps is Moderator of the First South Florida Association. Mt. Moriah M.D. Church, Inc. of Plant City, Florida 911 E. Warren Street Presents Directress: Mechelle Keith Keyboardist: Rosemary Garrett Drummer: Enrique Brooks Rev. H. L. Simmons, Pastor Revelation Community M. B. Church Tampa, FL (A Special Ministry for the A Special Mother's Day Wtsh "st'i To Our Church Mothers Mother Effie Sims & Mother Mary Robinson And A Special Happy Mother's Day -To All The Mothers Of Revelation Welcome To Our House Of Worship Rev. Dr. G. B. & Sis. Loretta Robinson 1712 E. Busch Blvd* Tampa, FL Sunday: Church School11:15 am & Worship Service 12:15 pm Tuesday: The Church at Study 7:30pm Visiting ancient Mayan ruins shopping. bo:autili.1l sport s are all part of the fun on this 4 Day Western Caribbean We'll spend four days experien cing the beautiful Caribbean as God created it. The tour fun-packed days will include other e;.;:\isc activities such a s : Live entertainment from the Sp i rit tilled group Halle Several Revival Wooohops With Renowned SpeakerS: Franklin Florence-Indianapolis, IN, Steve Thompson, Milwaukee, WI and Dr. Luis Lugo-Chicago, IL Shopp ing in ports of interest Fantastic food butl'ets and dinners 1. Tampa, FL 4:00 pm Shore Excursions 2. Fun Day At Sea 3. Cozumel, Mexico 7:00 am-6:00pm" Shore Excursions 4. Fun Day At Sea 5. Tampa, FL 8:00am Shore Excursions 12-Suit..:-sx 17 16 p.:i person 11 -Stutc-IJI 116 per p.:Nm 6!\-Ocean View-:\397 1 6 p c 1 pcr-on 4:\-Inside :5337.16 '"n Insuranc e is optiurull but strongly recorrunmdo:d: A $25 .1Xl pt2' pt!IS{11 dqlosit ($15U.tll PJV'Suill:s) S69.00p

NEW MILLENNIUM CHURCH 905 East Skagway (One Block South Of Busch Blvd .) 9:30 I 0:15 A. M. Bible Classes For All Ages 10:15 11 A.M.* Refreshments and Fellowship PASTOR MICHAEL & 11 A. M. 12:45 P. M. Praise and Worship Service SIS. TONY A NEELY For more infonnation, t.:all (813) 728-3723 Visit: www. newmillenniumdlllrt.:h.com Email : mnee l y2@ T ampaBay rr.com FEATURING: Pastor Monica Paul Frorn Nassau, Bahamas May 18, 2007 at 7:30p.m. Brunch: May 1.9, 2007 at 10a.rn. 2121 S. 78th Street Morning Worship: May 20, 11a.m. Tampa, FL 33619 Evening Worship: May 20, 6:30p.m. (813) 620-3121 www.elbetheltab.o 2007 Praise & Worship Conference An Incredible God Deserves An Incredible Praise! May 19, 2007 -. Incredible Conference: 10am 2 *Incredible Worship: 6:30pm OUR MISSION: To Educate, And Equip The Body Of To tuate The Of Music. EVERYONE per person includes REGISTRATION REQUIRED* Deadline Date May 16th Please call (813) 986-9504 Ext. 3 for registration forms & information 10511 Main St. Thonotosassa, FL 33592 www.peopleforchristministries.org DR. THOMAS L. HADDEN PASTOR I FOUNDER WEEKLY SCHEDULE SUNDAY SPIRITUAL FOUNDATION CLASS 9:30AM INTERCESSORY PRAYER 9:25AM-10:25 AM MORNING WORSHIP 10:30 AM CHILDREN'S CHURCH AVAILABLE WEDNESDAY EXCITING BIBLE STUDY 7:30 PM JESUS UNIVERSITY (YOUTH 8: TEENS) 7:30 PM FRIDAY -.. ---I Enjoy the FAITH-FILLED, DIMULATING ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT of live classes each week at Grace & Truth Christian University For Information log On To Our At: WWW.GRACEANDTRUTHEMPOWERED.ORG BOOK REVIEW -Author Encourages Women To Run Love Life Like a Corporation Chicago, IL --Author and relationship expert, Alethea Pascascio wishes she had a dollar for every woman she's met who has spent entirely too much time with Mr. Wrong. Though the reasons vary, Pascascio believes that many of our love choices are made out of desperation. selves married to them and wondering if something so wrong could ever be right." take back their power by per-1\J forming exercises that will o 0 help them decide what. they -... Pascascio states, "These men become no more than remedies for loneliness and in some cases, women find them-In Help Wanted: A W 0 m a n s ALETHEA Guide to PASCASCIO Strategically Position Men in Her Life, Alethea Pascascio offers women the opportunity to want prior to meeting a man. The author premises that women should approach this process from a chief executive officer's (CEO) perspective by deciding the requirements and highly desirables for a potential partner or candidate hoping to fill a position in the women's relationship department. ATTENTIONtt ATTENTIONtt All Tampa Bays Lee Williams Gospel Fans! You are invited to his LIVE RECORDING AND VIDEO TAPING There will also be other great gospel singers in concert! June 2, 2007 THE TEMPLE OF DELIVERANCE COGIC. In Memphis, Where the Bishop G. E. Patterson was Pastor m .. Hor\e MISS IONARV U A \-V JJt .n. liJf /'v1 t'S Sli!)C: tHid ,l/.?t' J\ 1 iss i o II z c 'T1 :::0 c


,... 0 0 N c a: LL c z <( c en w :::J .... > a: w > w c w ::1: en :J Dl :::J Q. z i= w ..I ..I :::J Dl ...:. w z 'i= z w en g LL <( 0 ..... w CJ LOCAL Ministry Offers 'A Gift Of Hope' To The Homeless BY LEON B. CREWS Sentine l Staff Writer Hope For Life Worth Living Ministries will be cosponsoring an event called "A Gift Of Hope The event is scheduled f o r May 22nd at Gaslight Park in Downtown Tampa and will r u n from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The purpose of the event is to sho w love and compassion for the hundreds of homeless people in the area. Donna Potts, founder of the ministry said it is their wish to help home less p eo p le become self-sufficient. "We believe instead of catching fish and giving it to them, to teach them how to fish for themselves. That way they w ill b e able to take care of themselves and improve t h e i r lives." Ms. Potts said it was her own personal experience that gave her t h e insight to start the ministry a year ago. A rriving in Tampa from her native Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ms. Potts was arrested at Tampa International Airport on a drug possession charge and spent a year in the Hillsborough County Jail. She also had her 3 children taken away. "If it weren't for Deeper Life Ministries, I don't know what would have happened to me. They helped me com-plete classes to become a medical assistant and I grad uated at t h e top of my class." In 2004, Ms. Potts got her children back, and through her ministry, she's been able to give away 60 turkey baskets for Thanksgiving, and toys for needy children during Christmas. "And I'm proud to announce we'll be taking the 'Gift Of Hope' to St. Petersburg later this year. "The event on the 22nd is a true event for the homeless who cry out for help all the time. I think they mostly go ignored and aren't respected by those more fortunate. FROM 3-A Great Grandmother nurtured Nikki, who is now 17-years-old. Recently, Nikki who is a junior at Middleton High School, had the opportunity to take a trip aboard. She was invited to take part in the People To People Student Ambassador Program. The program allows teen-ers the opportunity to visit five countries as representatives of their schools and their coun try. It also exposes them to life in different parts of the world and helps to build confidence and leadership,_ cultural understanding, world awareness, new friendships, and experiences that will last throughout their lives. However, the participants needed $6,000 to participate in the program as well as spending money. Mrs. Pouncey wanted Nikki to take part in this o nce in a lifetime experience, but didn't have the money. I didn't know helped to make this possible and I didn't have to mortgage my home. "Nikki is a good girl and I've never had any problems with her. She goes to church and I know where she is every night," the 83-year-old soon -to-be great, great grandmother said. By trade, Mrs. Pouncey worked as a presser and retired "3 or 4 times." The last time she retired, she was 81-years-ol9-. Now that she is living on a fixed income, she keeps herself busy and earns extra money by doing alterations. "I enjoyed every minute of my work. I just love beautiful clothes." When Mother's Day arrives Mrs. Pounce y will spend the day with her daughter and more than two-dozen grandchildren and great grandchil dren. She appealed to the com m u -nity and as a result, Nikki "I'm just s o grateful to the people that helped me out. Thanks to them, I'm still here standing o n myown two feet,'' the member of Godside .u': :: :::::::[ :::::::-;:_-,,: will join the other students --.--. -,,,,,,,-.,,-,,,,,_,,,,,,,,,_,_,,_.,,,_._.,,_,_,_,,,,,,_._,,._.,_,,, \ this summer. "I am so hon-ijt}J:S":[ SF:ored and blessed. People who Missionary Baptist Church said. PRESIDENT OF SENIOR WOMEN PROGRESSIVE M&E CONVENTION NEW MT. ZION M. B. CHURCH ........................... ..... ;:: .. ., NEW MACEDONIA M. B. cHURCH 3402 E. DELEUIL AVE. TAMPA FL 33610 Elder Paul Pastor Mission Society Hosts Auxiliarv Week (For merly known as Mission Fellowship Wee"k) Theme: ''A Body Working Together To Fulfill Its Mission" May ts .. ts, 2007 W eekly Guests Tues: Pastor Jessi e Washington & Song Church Featuring: Fron tline (Brotherhood Night) 7:30 P M. Wed: Pastor Felix Walters & New Mt Silla M. B. Church (Deaconess Night) 1:30 P. -M. Thurs: Dr. Doris Copeland'ofNew Hope M.B. Church (Mission Night) 7:3_ 0 P.M. : Fri: Min Darren Watson of Peace Progressive Baptist Church Featuring: Pooh & the New Inspirations, Sis Priscilla Upshaw, Macedonia Youth Choir, First John Youth Ministry (Youth Night) 7 P M


LOCAL Nu Upsilon Zeta Chapter Presents 2007 Cinderella And Prince Channing Affair 1\) 0 Nu Upsilon Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority presents their 2007 Cinderella and Prince Charming Affair on Saturday, May 19, 2007, 7 p.m. The affair provides boys and girls, 5-16 years old, with training on waltzing and social skills development. The program includes a dance production chore.ographed by Katina Belcher. This production includes the following contestants: Ashante' J. Dennard, and Chris Dennard, sons of Danita Powell; Dennarius Murphy, son of Alysia McClendon; Warren .J. McRae and Bryce L. McRae, sons of Myrick and RE-BIRTH ACADEMY SUMMER PROGRAM "Jime 4th through August 10th* Monday through Frida,* 8 a. m. -6 p. m. For Age 5-11 __ Re-Birth Academy Summer Program Will Offer Reading Math Arts & Crafts Tennis Lessons *. Field Trips $85 per week Eligible Title 20 Students Are Welcome *'. Lunch & Snacks Provided If you are interested and have any questions, please contact the office at (813) 239-1321 or (813) 239-1931. KEENEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH -7735 Dl:stin DriYc *Tampa, FL 33619 Cnm.:r nf"l'otlm Riwr Rn:td & 7l
t WOMEN'S DAY PROGRAM May 20, 2007 3 P. M. Theme: CHRISTJ..\N \VOMEN ON t\ .JOURNEY FOR CHRIST 1f Mistress of Ceremony: Sister Cynthia WildsWilliams Rc,. Rnnultl Huhhard, Pastnr Sis. Allicnc Muddnx Rnhin!lnn, Chuirpcrsnn Sis. Vhian Kitchen, Co-Chair Leadership Conference "The Church In Crisis In Our Community" Hosted By The .Tem.ple M. B. of C3reater.Tampa Rev. Maurice L. Gladney, D. Min., .Senior. Pastor-Teacher -. 2916 Orient *Tampa; FL 33619 Church (813) Pastor's Office (813) 630-0700 May 1 .5th, r:oo Featuring: .: Dr. Lawrence Kirby, Pastor St. Paul M.-8' Church Racine, WI Caron McRae; Aliani Hawkins, daughter of Symetrice Holloway; Charell Belcher, daughter of Katina Belcher; Camellia Smith, daughter o daughter of Diamond New Beginnings M. B. Church 3101 E. LakeAve. Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 503-9843 Sumes; and Meilani Smith, daughter ofMelany Foster. The organization will be highlighting a community leader with their Blue Light of Distinction Award. The 2007 recipient is Mrs. Mary Alice Dorsett. In addition, the 2007 Thelma Louise Stokes Craig Scholarship will be awarded to Jovanna Canty from Armwood High School. Brenda Mount serves as President of the Chapter. Catherine Smith and of Maya Smith and Bruce Verlion Jordan are coCodd, Jr.; Dynasha Ward, chairs of this event. REV. DAVID P. CARSON PASTOR Blake Class. Of 1967 Meeting. FIRST LADY MARY CARSON The Blake Class of 1967 Sunday School. 9:30 A. M. will meet on Saturday, May 19th, 4 p. m. at the Loretta 11 A.M. Morning Worship Ingraham Center, 1611 N. Hubert Ave. (Carver City). Tuesday 7 P. M. All classmates are asked to attend and bring a class-Prayer Meeting & Bible Study mate, as plans willbe final-.__ ________ _. ized for the 40th Class Reunion, June 22-24, 2007. It's not too late to be a part. For more information, please call John Bowden (813) 600-8859, Mary Forbes Williams (813) 875-8830 or Martha Crouch (Dix) (813) 493-4688 MT. PLEASANT MIDDLE SCHOOL 1906 N Rome A':'einie FL, 33607 (813)253-0053 .. ; Give_. Us You I; 8th : : Graders : .!" .' .. I At t. Pleasant Middle School, our goal is to whole-.. chil4. has teachers and -provides a varied_-. r: educational curriculum. .. '.. -. -,-Mt. Pleasant features: FREE Tuition Limited Bus Transportation A Varied Educational Curriculum *Athletic Prograin (Boys & qirls) Step Teams & Chorus Music Clas ses & A Band -* Well Balanced Meals *Parent Teacher Organization ', .. : Educational & Fun Field Trips ,.. Fully Equipped Computer Lab And Much More --Enroll your child today to be a part of the movetnent towards educational excellence. Call the school for more information or to register your ch:ild. "T1 6 :a 6 l> CJ) m z :z m r;" m c r r-z ., c:. m r-c;; :% m c m < m :a -< c m CJ) c ?< ,)> z c "TT :::D 6 ?<


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= BIRTHDAY GREETING == Happy Birthday, Mom -Entrepreneur Earns Broadcasting Degree "'T1 IJJ 1 -' iS: ..... ..... !\) 0 0 Several years ago, a man decided he could improve the quality of life for people in Tampa by empowering them. However, he realized that he needed to learn more about the profession in order to pass it on to others. ,....-----..i-...1 YOLANDERSANDRA DENISE RAINES And Daughter DELORIS Happy birthday Yolander Sandra Denise Raines, 5/2. From your daughter, Deloris. Support The Florida Sentinel Advertisers SARAH ANN DAWKINS Mom, God has granted you to live on this earth for 70 years, congratulations Mom. Our Mom will be celebrating her special day on May 12, with family and friends. Mom, we love you and also wish you a Happy Mother's Day, too. Love always, Chiffon Pratt and family. Recently, Leonard Boone, CEO of Money Matters Investment, completed course requirements and graduated from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting (CSB) at the end oflast year. Now, Boone plans to continue his education and earn his B. A. Degree from Full Sail College in Film. "I will not stop until I live like the star I am. My mentor is Russell Simmons because he made it out of the LEONARD BOONE ghetto, but always helps his first movie this summer. The people. movie is entitled, "Money "My mission is to help my Matters," and will be filmed people get out of the ghetto, in the Tampa Bay area and but to never leave it because parts of Georgia. the ghetto is in me and I'm Some of those slated to real. But, there's a better appear in the production are way to live if you just _lgok," G-Style, CEO of Drak Boys Boone said. Records; Lord Drak, the Boone plans to direct his Bad Guy; Ben, from the Sprangs; Blood Raw, from Young Jezzy Camp; and Big Amp, the Quarterback with Drak Boys Records, as well as others. the profession. "I'm here for my people because money does matter. But I know, that the love of money, is the root of all evil. This is why I thank God for all because He has been so good to me." Boone said his quest to broaden his knowledge is not over yet. He plans to enroll at Full Sail Scho9l of Broadcasting to earn his B. A. Degree as well. He plans to have earned that degree in about a year. .'. I "TT r 0 l:J 0 )> (/) m z :::j z m r;CD c r r m :::j z ., C III !: (/) MOTHER;S DAY GOSPEIJ CELEBitATION SlJNlli\Y tiAlr 13, 2007 THE CENTER FOR MANIFESTATION 3102 E. LAKE AVE. TAMPA, FL. SERVICE BEGINS@ 5:00 DOORS OPEN@ 4:00$17.00 IN ADVANCE $20.00 AT THE DOOR CHILDREN 12 & UNDER $5.00 AT THE DOOR Boone said he's a Drak Boy with a degree who plans on doing great things in the community to help others interested in breaking into ::I: m 0 Reporter Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-192i or by e-mail at iris@flsentinel.com. -< "TOMMY ELLISON & THE SINGING STARS OF BROOKLYN* Jiff. "THE BLIND BOYS OF MISSISSIPPI" "EDDIE RUTH ., BRADFORD .. -OF MISSISSIPPI*' ., 1. "THE HARMONY" i :.wiNOS Of.: TAMPA,FL .' .. "SINGING" Christian Lady Close Call Last Mile Going To. See My Friend Let this be a Lesson to You It Could Have Been Me Not Gonna Shut Up Full Time .Job Wont Have To Cross Jordan Alone Too Close To The Mirror Lord You're .The Land Lord You held on even when ., I Let Go We've Come Along Way "THE EXCITING GOSPEL WARRIORS OF TAMPA, FL" :TIB. KETS SAlE awl TICKET LOCATIONS: Tampa: NeHanda's Hair Now, 1502 E. M.L.K. Books for Thought: 10910 56th St. N (813) 988-636.3 Looking Good: 7831 Palm River Rd. (813)623-5885 Brandon: Sista Rise & Shine, 213 E. Robinson, (813)662-0502 St. Pete: Looking Good, 2201 34th St. South For more information call (813) 684-7327 Arts & Crafts, Field Trips, Basketball, Tutoring & Free lu. nch a Ages 3 And Up -. .. p 4905 N. 22ndStreet (813) 231, 9177 Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Momlns Worship 11 a.m. Prayer Service Wednesday. 7 p.m. Study of the Bible Wednesday 7:30 8:30 p.m. Praise & Worship Service Wednesday 8:30 9 p.m. Children & Youth Bible Study Wednesday 7 8:30 p.m. .. Satufttay Prayer Se.nke & Bible Study 10 a.m. Youth Bible Institute 12 4 p.m. Teen Nlsht Friday before the 2nd Sunday 7 11 p.m. ._. 3708 E. L11ke Avenue TllmPI!, FL 33610 (813) 628-0752 Website: www.stmanhewchurch.com Email: rsims@tampabay.rT.com -1 c m (/) c )? z c "TT JJ c


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. SPORTS SPORTSIDE WITH RANDY Tiger Seeks Fifth Major Tiger Woods is in Jackson-ville for the golf tournament called the Fifth Major. The tournament is the Player's Championship. A victory at that tournament would bP Tiger's 4th of the year. Tiger comes into the tournament as the favorite Tiger should do well in this tournament as he was prepping for this tournament at last week's Wachovia. Tiger hit a number of three woods and irons off the tee. Tiger must limit his use of the driver at Sawgrass, the site ofthe tournament. Teanor Rodgers Is The Best? Ever heard of Teanor Rodgers? No? Well, write her nani'e down so you won't forget her. Miss Rodgers is a senior track star at Wharton High School. She holds the state record forthe girls' 100 meter hurdles. Many veteran track observers in the ranked her as _the best Eagles McNabb Was Sh<;>cked With their recent firstround pick, the Philadelphia Eagles selected Kevin Kolb, a quarterback. Why would they select a quarterback with the first pick when Donovan McNabb is their man? Donovan was wondering that too. The veteran quarterback said he was shocked when he heard the news. Over the last three seasons, McNabb ranked #1 in passing yards per game, 2nd in touchdowns, and 3rd in quarterback ratings. That's a pretty good record. Still, Donovan is 30-years-old and has ended the last three seasons on the sidelines injured. Maybe it is time for the Eagles to get ready for their future. For now, McNabb is not worried and head coach Reid has said that McNabb is the man, and has nothing to worry about. McNabb addressed the media this week. female trackster to come out An Older, Sleek of this county. Warren Sapp While her specialties are Former Tampa Bay the hurdles and. the 200. Buccaneer tackJe Warren Rodgers can do almost any-Sapp is older, wiser an.d now thing on the track. She can sleek. The Raider veteran high jump, broad jump, run dropped down from 334 the 100 and all sprint relays ... Pounds to 285 pounds during Rodgers is a beautiful pic-the off-season. Sapp feels ture running the that by losing weight, he can Sh I h h dl 'th get to the quarterback faster, e c ears eac ur e WI d t th fi ld 1 an s ay on e e onger. and style. Is she the Sapp now 35-yearsold best? I don't know, but that had 10 last season and is what they say. The Tampa played 77% ofthe. plays. The rocket is going to Florida trimmed-down S a p p expects State University on a track all of these numbers to scholarship. For1ner Buccaneer Named To College Football Hall Of Fame One of the best players to ever put on a Tampa Bay Buccaneers uniform was recently honored for his accomplishments in college. Richar d Batman" Wood was announced as a member of the 2007 class of the College Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Wood played linebacker for the University of Southern California (USC) from 1972 to 1974, and was the first of only two Trojans to earn All-American honors three times. The Elizabeth, New Jersey native was a member of two USC National Championship teams, amassing a 31-3-2 record during his college career. "I was extremely excited. I found out that I was chosen the day before the official announcement was made. The Lord is truly blessing me. I'm grateful to be acknowledged, especially RICHARD "BATMAN" WOOD was recently named to the College Football Hall of Fame. He played for the Bucs from 1976-84, and became the team's third all-time leading tackler. ing." Woo d was drafted in 1976, and played for the Bucs between 1976-84. He also amassed 855 tackles for the Buccaneers, the thirdmost in franchise history. The National Football Founda-tion Annual Awards Luncheon will honor Wood and the 13 other inductees on December 4th at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. The enshrinement will take place in South Bend, Ind. in the summer of 2008. "It's been a humbling experience to receive such an honor," said Wood. "Being honored this way has allowed me to relive all the memories over the course of my college and professional career. This is something that will always stay with me." Reporter /. Writer Antione Davis can be reached at (813) 248-1921. He can also be reached at adavis@flsentinel.com. because I played along some great players," Wood fimlll'6 AN L GawE 00LffAic.esB. said. "I've played with some great guys like Ricky Bell and Jeff Davis, and to be sing1ed out from among this -WRJ G HT great group of guys is excit-ubscribe Today! Sentinel Bulletin i.i:X:t."X;:n .. "11ze \I{Jice of Our Comm u n ity Speaki n g f o r ltse(f TRIAL LAW STATE & FEDERAL COURTS BON D MOTIONS SEAL/EXPUNGE RECORDS ILLEGAL STOPS FELONIES .PROBATION VIOLATIONS MISDEMEANORS : Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorne 300 N. 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MR. ROGER TOOMBS Homegoing services for Mr. Roger Toombs, of 4424 Porpoise Dr., who passed away, Tuesday, May 8, 2007, will be held, Saturday, May 12, 2007, at 1 p. m., at The Church of Christ Highland Avenue Congregation, 2800 Highland Ave., Pastor Orum Trone, officiating. The interment will fol low in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Roger was the son of the late, Deacon Robert and Sarah Toombs. He was born on November 28, 1954 in Dawson, Georgia, and moved to Tampa with his parents as a child. Roger was educated in Hillsborough County and graduated from Hillsborough High School. In addition to playing the usual sports with his brothers, at an early age Roger found joy spending time watching his mom cook. Slowly -but surely he. developed a talent and later apprenticing as a butcher and later becoming one of the most respected butchers for many of the local food chains in the Tampa area. He loved barbequing and enjoying delicious soul food. In 1981, he met his wife to be, Queen, as he stood behind the butcher counter at the Blue Ribbon Market. She was impressed by the gentleman and found manv reasons to go back and visit. Two years later, on June 23, 1983, they married. Mter 23 years of marriage, Roger and Queen raised a lovely family of three children, Adrian, Shawn and Jonathan. Mter a 15 year bout with illness, God made room in the heavens and called Roger home on Tuesday, May 8, 2007. Fond and loving memories will remain with his family who include: a devoted and loving wife, Queen of 23 years; two sons, Adrian Toombs and Jonathan; daughter, Octavia LaShawn Williams and husband, Sobby; five grandchildren, Ariel, Adrian, Jr., Anthony, Ashley and Christian; six sisters, Drenda Toombs chapman, Sharon Toombs Boone and husband, Greg, Cornelia Sanders, Lillie Toombs Minor, Audrey Jones and Carolipe Williams and husband Otis; five brothers, James Allen Toombs, Sr., Nathaniel Toombs, Robert Earl Toombs and wife, Audrey, and Dennis Toombs and Calvin Toombs and wife, Coqulia; three uncles, James (Jimmy) and wife, Theresa, Nathaniel Watson, and Eugene Watson and wife, Betty; five aunts, Ella Mae Pacaud and husband, Herbert, Walter Lou Hood, Sadie Carter and husband, Milton, Katie Lanier and husband, Albert, and Rushie Watson; two sisters-in-law, Mamie Morris and Ethel M. Alexander; five brothers-inlaw, Robert Garland, Arthur Garland and wife, Debra, Curtis Garland and wife, Beverly, Johnny Garland and Willie J. Garland; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home Friday (today) from 5-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m. The funeral cortege will arrange from 4424 Porpoise Dr. Friends are asked to assemble at the church approximately 12:45 p. m., Saturday for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MRS. AGGIE MAE SCOTT A homegoing celebration for Mrs. Aggie Mae Scott of 1807 N. Delaware Avenue, Tampa, who passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at her home, will be held Saturday, May 12, 2007, at 1 p. m. at Emmanuel M.B. Church, 2204 N. Highland Avenue, with Rev. Freddie Roberts, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery. She leaves to cherish her fond memories: parents, Hezekiah and Ozella Oliver (deceased); husband, Bennie Scott, Sr., deceased; children, Bennie F. Scott, Jr. (deceased), Willie F : Scott (Casandra), Carolyn M. ScottReynolds (Keith), Sharon Scott-McFarlane (Tony), Percy S. Scott (Latara), and Daryl (DJ) Scott; 19 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; beloved niece, Betty Martin (Andra); beloved nephew, Charles Glover; sisters and brothers, Essie M. Nelson (deceased), Barbara Glover (deceased) Gertrude Williams (Waymon), Rosa WatkinsBrown (Dave), Ruby Oliver (deceased), Deborah A. Oliver, Deloris Josiah, Will Oliver, Marvin Johnson and Edward Johnson; goddaughters, Annette and Sabrina; and a host of family and friends. The remains will repose from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2007, at Eastside Funeral Home, 230,1 N. Nebraska Ave. The fam.ily will receive friends from 8-9 p. m. in the chapel. The funeral cortege will arrange from 1807 N.. Delaware Ave., Tampa. Friends are asked to assemble at the Emmanuel Church at approximately 12:45 p. m. on Saturday, May 12th. THERE WILL BE NO VIEWING AFTER THE EULOGY. "AN EASTSIDE SERVICE" FUNERALS MR. JASPER 'MOSE' HARRIS Homegoing services for Mr. Jasper "Mose" Harris of 4018 East Idlewild Avenue, who passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital, will be held Saturday, May 12, 2007, at 12 noon from St. John Cathedral, 3401 E. 25th Avenue, with Bishop Eddie Newkirk, Sr., pastor. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Harris was born April 29, 1935, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam (Ella May) Harris in North Carolina. He had resided in Tampa for a number of years and was an employee with the Home Shopping Network (HSN). Mr. Harris was preceded in death by: his parents, Sam and Ella May Harris; brothers-in-law, Willie Frank Hudson, New York City, N.Y., and Ervin Hudson, Tampa. He leaves to cherish fond memories: his wife, Mrs. Louise Harris; son, Jasper Harris; Jr. (Michale Hall); daughter, Gloria Tyler (Demetrius Turner); 5 granddaughters, Yatasmia Tyler, Clauvitria Tyler, LaQuisha Tyler, Malika Tyler and Jalecia Jlarris; 2 great granddaughters, Mykaila Monroe and Nailani Wright, all of Tampa; 2 brothers-in-law, West Hudson, Jr. and ,Jessie "Jet Set" Hudson, both of Tampa; 7 sisters-in-law, Mamie Lee Cheely and husband, James of Philadelphia, PA, Bessie Carnegie and husband, Harold, Shirley Coleman. and husband, Frank, Faye Smith and husband, Charles, Alice Autoria Williams and Barbara Jean Hudson, all of Tampa; and a host of other relatives and friends. The remains will repose on Friday, May 11, 2007, from 58 p. m. at Everett -Derr & Anderson Funeral Home, 5117 North 22nd Street, and the family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m. The funeral cortege will leave from 2618 East Genesee Street on Saturday morning, May 12,2007, at 11:30 a.m. "EVERETI'-DERR & ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME" Earth has no sorrow, that heaven cannot heal MRS. SANDRA KIRKLAND WATERS "KITTY'' Homegoing services for Mrs. Sandra Kirkland Waters "Kitty" will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2007, at 11 a. m., at the St. John Progressive M.B. Church, 2504 Chipco Avenue, Tampa, with Rev. Dr. Bartholomew Banks, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Sandra Kirkland Waters was born on February 1, 1952, in Tampa, to the late Emma Mae (Wise) Wingfield and James Curry. She attended the public schools of Hillsborough County. Mrs. Sandra Kirkland Waters departed this earthly life on Wednesday, May 2, 2007. She was preceded in death by: her mother, Emma Mae ( Wise) Wingfield; her adoptive parents, Inez and Willie Kirkland; her brother, Larry Wingfield; and her grandp.arents, Eddie Mae Andrew Gary. She leaves to cherish memories of her: her husband, Mr. Charles Waters; her father, James Curry, Orlando; 5 sons, Keith Brown (fiancEe, Denise), Deontae Kirkland of Tampa, Jermayne Kirkland (Rosa) of Colorado, Terrance Kirkland of Alabama, and Devon Kirkland of North Carolina; 2 daughters, Jennaye Kirkland of Tampa, and LaShaw Kirkland of North Carolina; sister, Diane Wingfield of Tampa; 3 brothers, Eugene Harris (Roberta), Jerry Wingfield and Gary Wingfield (Tangelous), all of Tampa; adopted brother, Carlton Kirkland; grandchildren, Katrinda, Keyara, Jakeyia Brown, MyTia, Mikala and My'Nisha Pegues, all of Tampa, Tyrell, Cedric, Jacorie and Kanesha Kirkland, all of North Carolina, and Carlos and Grace Kirkland of Colorado; aunts, Gloria Perry of Boston, MA, and Andrea Reddish (James) of St. Petersburg; nieces, Shawney Tim (Reggie), Theresa Gant (Kenneth), 'fasha Engram, Valencia Aikens, Tonya Williams (Tony), Karima Wingfield, and Shanda Love (James), all of Tampa, Meloney Washington (Maurice) of Clearwater, Kimberly Wingfield, Stephanie Ancrum (Kenneth), and Lisa White, all of Jacksonville, and Hanunah Shelton (Chevy) of Alabama; nephewsJjncent Harris, Eugene Harris (Tricia), Rickey Harris, Gary Wingfield, Jr. Jnhaad Wingfield, Kariem Wingfield, Akiem Wingfield, Mike Dye (Carmen), and Jovan Dye, all of Tampa, James Engram of Tarpon Springs, Larry Wingfield of Jacksonville, and Darrell 'TI :D 0 Harris of Baltim ore, MD; g od-sister, Sharon World s (Allen) o f Tampa; and a hos t of other s ot-::5: rowing cousins, family and friends. Visitation for Mrs. Sandra Kirkland Waters will be held this Friday, 6-8 p. m., at Harmon Funeral Home, 5002 N. 40th Street, Tampa. The funeral cortege will arrange from 2607 9th Avenue. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 10:45 a. m. on Saturday. MR. TOMMIE LOUIS WRIGHT 'CATDADDY' ..... ..... 1\) 0 0 ...... 'TI r 0 :0 0 l> (/) m z :::! z m Funeral services for Mr. r;Tommie L. Wright will be held on Saturday May 12, r 2007, at 11 a. m. at Morning Glory. Funeral Chapel, 5100 :::! N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa, z with Pastor Raymond Williams, ,Pastor of Heaven Harvest Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest "'0 c IJJ r en ::I: m 0 Haven Cemetery. Tommie L. Wright, husband, of the late Ethel Wright, was born January 12, 1941, in Marshallville, Georgia, to the late, Arthur Wright, Sr. and Rosa Ambler. He departed. this life at Melech Hospice House on May7, 2007. He leaves to cherish his memory: his loving aunts, Annie Bell Tyler of Warner Robins, Georgia; his children, LaTonya Wright of Tampa, Anthony Mathis, Sr. and daughter-in-law, Therese of Orlando; two sisters and one brother,' Annie Maude Mobly and brother-in-law, Felton of Byron, Georgia, and Geneva Jenkins of Tampa, and Arthur Wright, Jr.; sister-in-law, Ella Frances of Warner Robins, Georgia; fathet:-in-law, Marshall Mathis of Tampa; two brothersin-law, Willie T. Mathis and wife, Carolyn of Tampa, Perry Mathis and wife, Mary of Atlanta, GA; seven grandchildren, Anthony Mathis, II, Chadwick Mitchell, Stevette Reeves,t Jalen Mathis. Brianna Agee, Brishawna Agee and Lewis Carter; a host of nieces, nephews, -cousins and many other sorrowing relatives and friends. Visitation will he held at Morning Glory Funeral Chapel, 5100 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa, on Friday, May 11,2007, from 6-8 p. m : A MORNING GLORY SERVICE, Mr. Harold Jones, Owner. m < m :0 < c m (/) c l> z c ., :0 c ..... ...... 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c LL c z cs: c (/) w ::l ... rt w > w c w % (/) ::::i ID ::l 0. z ...J ...J ::l m ..:, w z i= z w (/) a: 0 ...J LL MR. JEROME WESLEY BOLTON Mr. Jerome Wesley Bolton of Colbert, Georgia, passed away Friday, May 4, 2007. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May .12, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Intennent will follow in Rest Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Bolton was a native of Tampa, and a resident of Colbert, Georgia, for 20 years. Jerome was a carpenter and he enjoyed fishing and spending quality time with his children. He leaves to cherish his memory: his mother, Geraldine Ash; father, James Edward Bolton, Sr;; children, Jerome Bolton, Jr., Jerrica Bolton, Dessen Bolton, Amber Bolton and Jay Bolton; brothers, Robert Kelly, Reginald Kelly, Rudolph Kelly (Connie), James Bolton, Ceasar Bolton, Gerald Bolton, Keith Jusimon (Precious), Henry Ford and Mario Stevenson; sisters, Valerie Herron (Roy), Margie Kelly Morris (Thomas), Karen Kelly and Emma Mann Bolton; nieces and nephews, Robert, Jr., Robin, Rodrick, Ka,en, Regina, Devarious, Donta, Renetta, Buddy, Carla, Anthony, Joy, Frederick, Franklin, Alexander, Tquowanda, Victor, Rudolph, Jr. Ricky, Justine, Lamar, Taroon, Shantel, James, Jr., Lil Johnny, Terry, Jr., Julius, Rashad, Antonie, Sylvester, Terrisha, Jasmine, Lorraine, Keith and (twins); and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC VIEWING ON FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2007. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. MS. LOLEETA 'LEEKY' RUTH BROWN Ms. Loleeta "Leeky" Ruth Brown, 46, of 5007 86th Street, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2007. A celebration of her life will be.conducted Saturday, May 12, 2007, at 12 noon at First Baptist Church of Progress Village, Dr. Samuel L. Maxwell, pastor, officiating, with Reverend Fredrick Sanders, eulogist. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Loleeta was a lifelong native and resident of Tampa. She graduated from Brandon High School, class of 1976. Loleeta will be remembered for cooking crab shala, braiding hair and drawing. Loleeta was preceded in death by: her father, the late Mr. Tom Brown; brother, Tavares Anderson; and sister, Synorva White. Cherishing her beautiful memories are: her mother, Ruth Anderson-Hires; grandmother, Henrietta Peterson; 2 daughters, Tiffaney Brown and Brittney Green; 2 l(randchildren, Daijah Jones and Dre'Ka:yla Mapood; 5 brothers, Williams (Sidonie) Ford, Thomas (Yvonne) Brown, Gary (Jerri) Brown, James (Cindy) Brown and Richard (Cynthia) Brown; 3 sisters, Brenda Welch, Bonnie (James) Dukes and Sandra (Leslie) Jackson; 2 uncles, W. D. (Queen) Terry and. Willie Peterson; aunt, Willie Bell-Wallace; 10 nieces, Felicia (Calvin) Glover, Tenecia (Claude) Strong, Gerashonda (Derricus) Lockwood, Tristisa (Ledarion) Leonard, Debra Brown, Desiree Jackson, Jasmine Brown, Caitlin Jackson, Rachel Brown and Catherine Ford; 6 nephews, Tommy Brown, Gary Brown, n, Brandon Rogers, Donald Welch, Cory Carmichael and Isaac Brown; 6 other brothers, Clayton (Eva) Anderson, Carl Anderson, Preston Anderson, Kevin Anderson, Dwight Anderson and Reginald Anderson; 3 other sisters, Thelma Singleton, Marjorie (Ernest) Stephens and Avalynda Moorer; brother-inlaw, Donald White; many other sorrowing great nieces, great nephews, cousins, aunts and friends, including the Progress Village Neighborhood and surrounding communities. The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, May 11, 2007 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, and the family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. at the chapel. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Norther n Owners. OVER 75 YEARS OF SE.RVlCE Owned & Opemtecl verett-Derr & Anderson Funeral Home 5117 North 22nd Street Tampa Florida _,:3610 We Offer Cremation -Personalized Funerd.l Services --Shipping We provide a.fford4ble Prices with Euell e nc e In Professionalism A.nd 1/igh with a I Funera[ .... ..,,,..,,r,,_ F -UNERALS MR.MARCUS DEAN JOHNSON Mr. Marcus Deon Johnson of 13705 N. 21st Street passed r. away Thursday, May 3, 2007. Funeral will be conducted Saturday, May 12, 2007, at 11 a. m. at Bethel, African Methodist Episcopal Church, 5001 Cumberland Drive, with Reverend Beverly H. Lane, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Marcus was a native of Plainfield, New Jersey, and a resident of Tampa for 12 years. He was educated by the public school of Hillsborough County and was a student of Wharton High School. Marcus' hobbies include: drawing, puzzles, fast cars, motorcycles, bikes, going to University Mall, buying Jordans and computers. He was preceded in death by his uncle, Terrance Johnson. He leaves to' cherish his memory: his mother, Michele D. Grimes; and father, Kenneth Johnson! Jr., both of Tampa; brothers, Todd Grimes of Tampa, and Tyron Wilson of South Carolina; sister, Koretha King of Atlanta, GA; grandparents, Dolly M. Grimes and Burleigh Grimes, Sr., both of Tampa, Sara L. Johnson of Plainfield, NJ, and Kenneth Johnson, Sr., of New York; great grandmother, Sarah L. Brown of Detroit, MI; aunts, Sherri L. Grimes and Sarah L. Grimes, both of Tampa, Latasha Edlen of Plainfield, NJ; uncles, Burleigh Grimes, Jr. and Stephon Grimes, both of Tampa, Micheal Johnson of Washington, D. C., Shawn Johnson of Riverhead, NJ, and Sherwin Johnson and Richard Johnson, both of Plainfield, NJ; special cousins, Daryl, Jaquan, Shayne, Travis and Melvin; a host of other cousins, other sorrowing relatives and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p.m., Friday, May 11, 2007, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. HARMON REVEREND JOSEPH WASHINGTON, SR. i ; { i. Rever.end .Joseph s2mi 79th Street; p assed away May 7 2007. Funeral services will be. conducted saturday, May 12, 2007, at 2 p. m. at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 3005 E. Ellicott Street, with Reverend Dr. T. W. Jenkins, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Reverend Washington was a native of Albany, Georgia, and a resident of Tampa for 51 years. He was a graduate of Howard W. Blake Night School. Reverend Washington was a Clergyman at several local churches including: First Baptist Church of Progress Village, where he served in a number of capacities and as Interim Pastor; St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church, Inc. as Founder and Pastor; and most recently as Pastor 'of Illuminiation Christian Center. He retired from his work with U. S. Phosphate a number of years ago, with his primary focus being the Ministry. His father and mother, Mr. Joe Henry and Mrs. Prudence Washington; and eleven brothers and sister, preceded him in death. Reverend Washington leaves to cherish his memory: his loving and devoted wife and bride of 54 years, Bertha Washington. From their marriage they raised eight children, Joseph (Brenda) Washington, Jr. of Wesley Chapel, Patricia (Henry Dawson) Washington, Cheryl Washington Harris, Gilbert Washington, Michael (Gina) Washington, Angela (Frankie) DeBose, LaVonne Washington and LaShawn Washington, all of Tampa; brother, Sam (Eula Mae) Washington of Albany, GA; and ten grandchildren, Twanda (Andre) Morris, Sharika Washington, Sheree Harris, Michael Durell Washington, Alison DeBose, Talisa Harris, Ashley Washington, Edward Joseph Harris, Mallory Washington and Farin DeBose; goddaughter, Valerie (Vincent) Reid; great grandchildren; and a 5002 N. 40th Street, Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 626-8600 SERVE TO SERVE YOU AGAIN" host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p m., Friday, May 11, 2007 a t Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted t o RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. MRS. LETRICIA EVANGELINE CONLEY BROWN Homecoming services are scheduled for Saturday, May 12, 2007, at 2 p. m. at the church. Entombment will be at Sunset Memory Gardens, Highway 301 North, Thonotosassa Mrs. Letricia Evangeline Conley Brown departed this earthly body and united with the Lord on Sunday, May 6, 2007. Mrs. Brown was born in Jacksonville, on March 14, 1945. She was a graduate of Marshall High School, Plant City, and Florida A&M University. She retired from Delta Airline& in New Orleans, LA, and returned to Tampa after the devastation of Hurneane Katrina. She was baptized at an early age at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Churh, Plant City. -!\fter moving to New Orleans in 1980, she joined and was a faithful member of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church. Upon her return to this area, she joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Plant City, and enjoyed being a part of the Adult Sunday School and Bible Study classes. She was preceded in death by: her father, Booker J. Conley; and James Davis. She leaves to mourn: a dear!.. ly husband, Dr. Robert :Qr9-wn; son1 Kennan Con.ley; Mrs. Evangeline Conley; 3 :si.sters, Jacqulyn Daniel of Woodbridge, VA Cecelia Bennett (Reginald). of Plant C.it y and Genela Davis of. Tampa; nieces, Karyn and Urshala Davis; nephews, Charles Daniel, Jr., Anthony Davis and Dylan Bennett. Mrs. Brown also leaves to cherish her memory: special friends, Ronald and Mittie Smith of Greensboro, NC; godsons, Ronald Smith, Jr., Richard Matthews and Bennie Jefferson; and a host of very dear friends in New Orleans, Atlanta, Chicago, Plant C ity, and across the country. Visitation will be Friday, May 11, 2007, 5-7 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 604 W. Ball Street, Plant City. A service of comfort provided by "WASHINGTON FUNERAL CHAPEL, PLANT CITY."


F.UNERALS ----! Wilson L_--------------MR. JOSEPH E. 'PAPA' COUSIN MR. GARRETT LEE "SUAVE" JOHNS MRS. MATTIE JIM JOHNSON MRS. IDALUE JONES .. .. c Funeral services for Mrs. Funeral services for Mrs. Ida .} {: A homegoing celebration Mattie Jim Johnson of 7909 Lue Jones of 7901 Allamanda A homegoing celebration for Mr., Garrett Lee "Suave" Bahia Avenue, who passed Avenue, who passed away for Mr. Joseph. Emanuel Johns; who departed this life away at a local hospital on Friday, May 4, 2007, in a local Cousin, "PAPA" of 1402 N. on Monday, April 30, 2007; Sunday, May 6, 2007, will be nursing home, will be held llith Street, who passed will be held Saturday, May held Saturday, May 12, 2007, at Saturday, May 12, 2007, at 11 a. away on Monday, May 7, 12, 2007, at 2 p. m. at New 11 a.m. at St. James A.M.E. m., at St. Mary's A.M.E. 2007, at a local hospital, will Greater Friendship Church, 5202 S. 86th Street, Church, 1013 E. Dr. Martin be held Saturday, May 12, Missionary Baptist Church, with the pastor, Reverend Joe Luther King, Jr., Blvd., with 2007, at 2 p.m. at College Hill 3321i E. Emma Street, with Gay, officiating. Interment the pastor, Reverend Ricky Church of God In Christ, the Pastor, Reverend will follow in Rest Haven Polk, officiating. Interment 6414 N. 30th Street, with Madison Murray, Sr., offici-Memorial Park Cemetery. will follow in Sunset Memory Pastor Elder Charles Davis, ating. Interment will follow She leaves to cherish memo-Gardens, Thonotosassa. Internientwill in Rose Hill Cemetery. ries Qf her: father, Young Mrs. Jones's parents, Bill f.ollow in Rest Haven He leaves to cherish sweet Johnson; her daughter, and Lottie Hodge; and bus-Memorial Park Cemetery. Natasha E. Johnson; .her band, Guddie Jones, preceded memories: his wife, Melvonia He was preceded in death grandchildren, Eybanna R. her in death. Johns; son, Akilies Johns; 4 J h dAm And Ch h d 'II by: his parents, son, Joseph o ,.nson an aya erson; e memories WI stepsons, Rakeem Norton, dd ht p t G d d 'th h d h D. Cousin; brother, Ronald go aug ers, a sy a s en remain WI : er aug ter, Cousin; .. brother-in-law, Eric BeU, Terry and and Sherlene Hicks; her sis-Betty Jackson and husband, Quinterrio Davis; 3 -step-ters, Barbara J. Johnson and Michael; 3 grandchildren, Roscoe Watts; grandson,. daughters, Lateshia PatriciaA.Johnson;herbroth-Ernest Jones, Selena Gilley, Arnold Cousin; great grand-Thompkins, -Takesha Wilson ers, Young Johnson, Jr., and and Derek Gilley.and spouse, sond, Michael-Jaylin Cousin; and Brittney Davis; his par-Andrew Johnson; her nieces, Lexuan; 11.great grandchil-an great granddaughter ents, Robert Lee Johns, Jr. Robyn a. Andrews (Patrick, dren. Ev.ander, Khylee, Ashley Cousin. Sr.) .and .. Nikki Bower. s Elonzel, Khalen, Emonie, M Co 1 and Loretta Baldwin; 2 sis-r. usm eaves tocher(Samuel), her nephews, Elijah and Eysiah Jones, h ters, Romecca M ills and Lisa IS memories of him: wife, Michael. D; Johnson, Sr. Arielle Atkins, Darius Na. o .m Co. u s1'n 8 sons A-old Gri_ffi_ ri; 2 brothers, Simba h Henderson, DaiJah Johnson (C eryl), Ronnie Johnson and C "Ron" Zuberf and ousin and wife, frimd, Teisha Davison, Jamil and Treysure Gilley; 2 great, An"o.:. v .. :&c d c great-grandfth' ldren, Ja'lyn .YH>. -.-.... & ..... tf; t r rews leve Johnson Cynthia, pa-reat!11., and .:. Dallas,. TX; 4 great nieces,. and DelaiyaJones; brother, Timothy Cousin, Don Cousin, :. Irene Johns; paternal grand' Johnson, Roshonda Charlie' of. Daytona, Cousin, Malcolm mother,-Ann-Drayton; mater. Andrews, Jasmine. M Johnson. Beach; siste r -in-law, Katie M a e Cousin-and Herman Cousin;'.. nal grandmother, Marion and Jasmine Y Johnson; 4 Hodge of .Winter (;arden; 4 'daughters, Wisteria' Mosley; 5 aunts, Mary Arirt nephews, Patrick H. maternal nieces, Alline ;Lofton Dt-montegnac and husband, Lawrenc-e; Helen Johnson .. Andrews, Jr. of Montgomery,. and Carrie (Robert) Hurst of Lester, Emma Drew and husand husban-d, Natha'niel, AL; Michael D. Johnson, Jr., Tampa, Elizabeth Brae:\ well and Cynthia Tucker of band, Horac_e, Carlis Cousin.:... Chandra Leggett and bus-Malik D. Johnson and Ronnie J J h Orlando, Rose Alice, Claudine, and Versie Edwards and bus-band, Joe, Freda Floyd and o nson; uncles, B ishop Cl 1 d w Theresa and Jeneice Hodge of band, Michael; 30 grandchil. Precious Berry, 10 uncles, eve an aters (Bertha) of P I d Winter Garden, and Rusha dren and 21i gre. at grandchil ._ .. Earl Harr1s and wi'fe hi a elphia, PA, Charlie Williams of Gainesville; materdren; 2 brothers, Calvin aild .' Deborah Prince Drayton, Waters of Atlanta, GA, and nal nephews, Johnnie Lofton Jacob. Cousin of Picayune, Myron Drayton, Sr., Michael Harvey Johnson of of Tainpa, Delaware (Connie) MS; sister, Theresa Watt; Walters and .wife, Fannie-, Donalsonville, GA; aunts, Lofton, Jr., of Stone Mountain, nephews; nieces and cousins; Theartis _Walters, Reverend Annie Hicks of Cedar Sprinjs,. GA, James, Jimmie and Leon loving Felix Walters and wife, Gt'Hand Johndnie Mdae Clayton Hodge of Winter Garden; a Beatrice Cousin of Picayune 0 omestea ; an a host of host of other niece s and MS Phyllis, Jimmie Floyd, loving cousins and other rela' and Tommie Lee Cooper Michael Floyd, Earl Floyd ... tives; and friends who include n ephews in Georgia; other rei-. of Tallahassee and other rei d D ativ e s David and Alberta an Frank Floyd; 8 special friends, Patricia atives and friends. : Shedrick of Tampa, and Alene Mr. Cousin was born in' great a 'nd 6 great Trice, Brown of Georgia; go.dchil-Sl' d ll L uncles; devoted cousins, Angie Mitchell, Mr. Emanuel. dren, Lorenzo Green, Jr. and D 1 e b on S equeoia "KoKo" Sanders, P. Johnson, Annie Edmond William Thompson, Jr. I ecel!! Keenya. Lawrence .and and friends at Tampa Bay A native ofBaker County, ate arnold and .. :Emma : J h L 1 -Fis h eries C H ,, o nny awrence ; spec1a Georgia, Mrs. Jones had ous1_n. e was educated' '+ t t L 1 .. h Mrs. Johnson was born in d d t d fr h b .. ') recogn1 ton o es 1e .. o n s .'reside d in the Tampa Bay Are a an gra ua e om t e-pu -Nak e Nort th M Early County, Georgia arid for li2 years. She was a mem-_lic scbooli(of Pearl F a!1a d oNn, e G urray educated in the Co -MS amt y an ew reater berofZionHillA.M.E.Church. unty, F d h' M B c schools of Hillsborough The remains WI'll fro He was a veteran of the rien s .P burch; County. She graduatad from repose m th d h t f P m., Friday, May 11, 2007, United States Navy. Upon er an a os 0 Howard W. Blake High School, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 completion of 'hie tour of other relatives and friends. Class of 1963. She was an N. 29th Street. Friends are duty in 1946, he returned to was born in active m ember of St. James aske d_ to assemble at the Picayune, MS, and married Tampa, on. D e c ember 10, A.M .E. Church and a former church at approximately 10:45 Naomi Ming in 1947. The 1975,_ to his parents, m ember -of Harris T emple a.m. Saturday. couple moved t.o Tampa in _Baldwin and .Robert. Lee Unite d Methodis t Church, "A WILSON SERVICE". 191i8 with theil 8 of their 13 Johns, Jr He graduated where she served as Financial children;Mr. Cousin was ::from Chamberlain High Chairperson for by usPP now 'School with in 1993, over 10 years and was a mem-Cargill and retired in 1985 He e!Qoyed .playing th. e pianoher of the Worship Committee,' atter27yearsofservice. y Ushers Board and She .. : .. : The will repose at,: .. ;The r emains -will repose !rom :ramp a Bay the funeral home today from 5-9 p. m. and wake ser-Fishe n e s n 2006 (Friday) from 5-9' p.m. and vices will be held' from 7-8 The remains will repose from t h t il p li-D P m., and wake services e aJI! y w I receive m., Friday, May 11, 2007, at ill b h ld f 8 9 friends hi chapel from 5--Wilson Funeral Home, aooo.' FwridayeMae 11 r200om7 .;:t WP:1m., 6 JD. d 'ked' Y ,a ISOn p. "'f "en s are.as N. 29th Street. Friends are. Funeral Home. Friends are at the church at as.ked to .assemble at the asked to assemble at the. .1,:45 P church at approdmately 1 :45 church at approximately 1CM5 Saturelay. p. m., Saturday. a. m Saturday. .. "A WILSON SERVICE" "A WILSoN SERviCWo .. "A WILSON SERVICE" :. MRS. HELEN DREW MARTIN Homegoing service for M1s. Helen Drew Martin of 6403 Oran Street, who passed away Saturday, May 5, 2007, at her residence while under the care of LifePath Hospice, Inc., will be held Saturday, May 12, 2007, at 11 a. I:D at Peace Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 2607 E. 24th Avenue, Reverend Dr. W. F. Leonard, pastor, with Elder Alfonzo Broughton, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Martin's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe (Selena) Drew; and husband; Mr. Robert Earl Martin, Sr., preceded her in death. She leaves to cherish memories of her: a son, Robert Martin, Jr.; 2 daughters, Janice L Martin and Angela Wright, and husband, Henry, all of Tampa; longtime comWillie Charles Gordon; 4 grandso_ns, Dominique .Brown, Brown, Stephon l._Wundtree and Xavier Martin; 6 brothers, Joe Drew, Jr., and wife, Viola. Lee Drew, David Drtow WillieDrew andHerbert Drew, all of Tampa, and Herman Drew and wife, Theresa of Detroit, Ml; li sisters, Tina Ross and. husband, Willie, and Bessie Drew of Detroit, Ml, Melva Ford and Betty Jackson of. 'J'ampa Barbara Jacobs and husband, Dessie of Merritt Island; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives; special friends, Vera Hicks and Geraldine Johnson; and others Born in Tampa, Mrs. Martin lived here most of her life. She was a graduate of Middleton High School, class of 1963. She moved to Detroit, Michigan, whe r e she met and-married h e r late husband, howe v er, she returne d to Tampa to raise her children. Her glowing smile and bubbly personality touched the hearts of everyone who knew The remains will repose from 5-9 p. m. and the wake services Jl c }< s:: ...... ...... 1\) 0 0 ...., will b e held from 6 7 p. m., Friday May 11, 2007, at Wilson '""P Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th, Street. THERE WILL BE NO VIEWING FOLLOWING THE EULOGY. Friends are asked to assemble 'at the church a t approximately 10:41i a. m., Saturday. A WILSON SERVICE" I G) m ... cp ,.._.


,.... 0 0 N ,... ,... c a: LL c z w c w :::c en :; m ::) D. z lu -I -I ::) m ...:. w z t= z w en g a: 0 -I LL MEMORIAMS A BROTHER'S LOVE SPARKS LANDRUM, JR. Birthday: May 13 There comes a time in everyone's life when you lose someone you love. They're here today, but gone tomorrow to a better place above. And when I think of times we shared, those childhood memories, I cannot be sad even though you're gone, they'll always stay with me. I know you can hear me, you know my heart cries out loud when I think about you have done no wrong and your memories will live on. I remember the day when I got the news about the one I was going to lose, but the simple man will carry on in our hearts. You will stay strong Brother, you're a hero and a legend in your own time, a shining star in the southern sky. My love for you will never die, so fly on free bird and let God hear my words even after life. Our love is still strong. God bless you. Richard and Jennifer Dunn, Mark Landrum, Sr., Kenneth Marshall, Carlos Blake, Gena Landrum, Shena Landrum-Anderson, Ruben Anderson, Trina Landrum, Nashika Hester, Monique Turner, Alvoid Mays. And your children, ZyKeria, Markiah and Mark, Jr. IN MEMORIAM IN MEMORIAM RUSSELL N. SIMPSON _CURTIS JONES _: Oc._-:ber 25, 1935 : ,: It's been one year since you "" left us and it still feels like the '"" May 9, 1998 first day. Losing sOmeone that BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM DOROTHY F. KNIGHT 5/12141 2127/04 The time, it seemed too short. ... 'In memoey of a wonderful mancwho is missed and cher ished always. Our love and thoughts are with you. we love, the loss can be. hard to bear. But God watches over and comforts us, the ifrief Be helps to share. ., Your daughter, Grace; grandchildren, Jessica, Joslyn and Jani; and devoted life companion, Gayle; daughter, Shonte, It seemed like just an hour, but God had made a place for you among His special flowers. We Love always. Your wife, Rosalie, daughters, sons-in-law and grandsons. I. Jamarcus and Zania. .. miss you Dot. Love, your family, Joe, Sr., Greg, Joe, J r., Darryl Valerie. .. I been there since day one. .. ... :--( ) From kissing boo-boos to making sure. you got your homework dpne ... even now, she still tells you to dress warm when it's-c:old out. This Mother's Day, we give tribut e to the person whose d e bt can never b e r e p aid. HOME .. 3000 N. 29th St Tampa, FL 33605 (800) 605-3350. (813) 248-6125 IN MEMORY OF BYRON HARRIS May 13th Thinking about you brings me joy, even though you broke 'the heads of my baby doll toyS. Little sister didn't get the change to enjoy your smile, you'll be glad to know that she's a wonderful child. You're still in my heart and thoughts today, though I know you're in a better place to stay. So, now we take this time to remember you. We love you Byron and happy birthday, too! Love, your cousins, Cierra and Hannah. HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY MEMORIAM MARIE COOPER CHRISTINE. COOPER ., 't My favorite mothers, Marie and Christine Cooper. Love, Joann and Leamon Williams. has provided the highest standard in funeral services for over 70 years. Ray Williams Funeral Home Rhodes & Northern, Owners 301 N. Howard Avenue Tampa, FL 33606 Ph: (813) .253 Fax: (813) 251-4912 Email : raywms@ij.net


MEMORIAMS I CARDS OF THANKS IN MEMORIAM RENARD CORNELIUS BROWN, SR. It has been one year to day that you left us to be with the Lord. But to mom it seems like today. There is not a day that goes by that I don't think of you and miss you. Every day I ask God to stop the pain from hurting so bad. Please help Mom, stepdad, Hiram, Andre Augustus, Jr., Latanya Hiram, Jr.; and all his kids, Renard, Rasheem, Rakhim, Regine, Reshard, Rekiyja, Jaden, Rekayla, Reniyah and Amarri Brown. Heal us from the pain but not his love and m emories we will always carry. When my family and friends see a tear drop, ple ase don't ask me what's wrong, pray for me please. I just miss my son and my. best friend. Love always, grandmom, Eloyce Stone ; aunts and uncles, Nadine Walker, Regina Artis, Prince Winnfred Don Lumpkin, Earl Oates, Steven and Dwight Stone, Sheila Michael Burgess, Younn Jesse Davis and Bernard Cynthia Oates; sist ers and brothe r s Augusta, Asaria and Quincy, Ophlia, Stephanie Cantrella, Vernon, Willi e -Robert, Antonio, Chaki, Klinofe Slater and Rodne y Brown; all the cousins that could be h e r e Antwon Aaron, Arve l W esle y and Jarvis Williams; all the mothers of his kids and family. We will always love and miss you, especially his daughter, Raeneshia Brown. From his roving mother, Beverly Ortiz. BIRTHDAY MI;IUIORIES A,ND : HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY This would have been your 79th birthday. We love and you, but God loved you best. You are always in our prayers. Love the Marshall family. 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Tampa, Fl 33610 (813) 232 Fu (813) 231-0521 our / iuni/vlukf' WI>! o/'J VIIf "Iff flrf' ,;;" k,.);fo rt/ifll' a11;( ... e;, .,;, LENDSYLEE MARSHALL May4, 1928 BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM THERON E. MORRIS, SR. May 11,1938 Those we love will never be more than a thought apart. F z c :::tl 6 ?< G') m 1\) ..... I )>


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CRIME NEWS -Woman Charged_ With Impersonating A Nurse Already in the County Jail on a charge of writing worthless checks, on Tuesday officials added the charge of practicing nursing without a license to Trellis Thomas. Police said Thomas, 38, was able to attain employment at the Rehabilitation And Health Care Center, 4411 Habana Avenue, in December 2006. She alleged ly presented a resume to officials at the facility that said she had been employed at other facilities. Tampa Police spokesperson Andrea Davis said the Department of Health issues licenses for nurses, and on May 2nd, it was discovered Thomas didn't have one. Davis also said they were also surprised no one at the TRELLIS THOMAS facility discovered she was lying about having a license, _and had allowed her to treat patients at the center. Thomas is being held without bond. Trial To Begin For Mother Accused Of Instigating Fight On March 2. 2007, the doors of a school bus filled with students going to Booker T. Washington opened and Shayla Muldrow and her two daughters entered. A few minutes later, Tampa Police said Muldrow, 26, had instigated a fight between her daughter and another girl accused of hitting her two days earlier. As the bus driver pleaded with Muldrow, she ignored him and a video shows her encouraging her daughter, age 9, to fight the girl, age 10. As a result, Muldrow was charged with trespassing and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. She faces SHAYLA MULDROW consecutive 1-year jail sentences if she's convicted. Muldrow's trial is expected to next week. "We'll Get. You Out. Quic:k So You Won't. Have ro Sit" 7628 N_ Darrell Ingram Owner SE!!rvic:: LET FREEDOM RING -AMOS BAIL BONDS -FAST SERVICE OPEN 24 hrs 308 E. _Waters Ave. Tampa, FL 33604 Tele: (813) 933-0444 Cell: (813) 493-8387 Man Charged With Stabbing Girlfriend Hillsborough County Sheriffs deputies charged a man of repeatedly stabbing a former girlfriend on April 16th. Deputies said Willie Floyd, 24, was charged 3 counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, armed kidnapping and misdemeanor batter. He was arrested Wednesday on warrants for those charges. Deputies said Floyd's former girlfriend called them and reported Floyd had held her against her will at his home, struck her and stabbed her. He also allegedly struck her with a wooden baseball bat four times, deputies said. Before calling for help, the former girlfriend did not try to escape because her 1-yar old child was with her, the sheriffs office said Uncle Sandy -Says 3, 7, 11, 13, 16 "Not life, but good life, 20, 24, 25,is to be 33, 37, 39, 41 chiefly valued." Man Wanted For Attempted Murder Temple Terrace police are loeking for a 27-year-old man for attempted murder after he allegedly beat another man with a baseball bat. Police said the incident occurred a 1:41 p.m., Tuesday, in a parking lot at 10954 North 56th Street. Police said three or four suspects riding in two vehicles followed a motorist into the parking lot, and threw rocks at his car. One of the men also began bashing the car with a baseball bat. As the victim jumped out of his car and tried to flee, the suspect allegedly hit him with the bat, striking him 10 or 15 times in the head and body. The victim was taken to a local hospital and treated for lnJuries. He was later released with broken ribs and other injuries. MELVIN DANILEY, JR. ... being sought for attacking motorist with baseball bat. Police have identified the alleged attacker as Melvin Eric Daniley, Jr., 27. The suspects vehicles were described as a blue 1998 Chevrolet pickup, Tag W154PA and a blue 4-door 1993 Toyota, tag B828RQ. Charges Dropped Against Gay Rights Activist The Pinellas County-Pasco County State Attorney's Office has announced that all charges against Nadine Smith have been dropped. Smith was arrested in February duripg a rally to support Steve Stanton, the 14-year Largo City Manager who was fired after announcing his intention to undergo a sex change operation. She was charged with resisting arrest with violence. During the rally, Smith was passing out flyers when she was arrested after refusing to stop. Officials announced NADINE SMITH Tuesday they deemed 1ith's activities during the ,,.... IS CHOICE BAIL BONDS political function to have not 1,}-J'. been criminal and warranted I L r' B v. 1 A d La -no charges. _,., et us e ,ow st n st Smith has beeri the Free Services Offered To CHents Executive Director of the organization since its incep-Job Refferrals Referrals For Treatment tion in 1997. She also serves Re-establishing Convicted as a legislative lobbyist, living Felons Voting Rights in Tallahassee during session. 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ormer u 1c ous1ng eside'n'l/ o Join Prestigious New York Law Firm BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Adedayo Banwo never had a p 'roblem staying focused. His mother, Patricia made sure of that. From 1991 through 1994, Adedayo lived in a public housing complex in Tallahassee where he would often listen to students from nearby Florida State University and Florida A&M University encourage him and others to strive on. "We moved to Tampa in 1994 and in to the Robles Park Public Housing Complex. Again, My mother stressed the i:n:tportance r. of staying focused and doing a lot of reading to open my mind." Adedayo graduated from Hillsborough High School in 1998, and thanks to his mother, guidance counselor, All Sports founder Tyrone Keys and a few others, he maintained his goal of one day becoming an attorney. "I really owe the entire community for helping me. I spent so much time reading in the Seminole Heights library and I can't stress enough how important that is. That opened doors to things outside and allowed me to see outside of my environment." ADEDAYO BANWO As early as 9th grade, Adedayo knew he wanted to become an attorney, and has not only graduated from chambers are in North Carolina State Shreveport, Louisiana. University, but is now a "I'll be here until member of their adviso-August and in October, ry board. I'll start my new post Keys said Adedayo with the New York law is responsible for at firm of Simpson, least 4 other kids get-Thacher,. and Bartley. ting the same scholar-I'll be working in the ship he received. corporate department. "Now, he's sitting at "It's more of a Wall the table making deci-Street firm and I'll be sions that can impact the lives of other young people. If it hadn't been for him, the other kids wouldn't have opportunities to reach further." Adedayo is now working for Judge Carl Stewart with the 5th Circuit Court of dealing with a lot of high-profile investip.ent companies. I was really blessed to get this job and I'm very excited about this." Throughout the process, Adedayo has remained humble, and Appeals that covers promises to return Texas, Louisiana, and every chance he gets to Mississippi. The judge's help others. tudents, itizens Honored At Code Enforcement Luncheon Several days ago, the City of Tampa's Code Enforcement Departmen.t hosted a luncheon to honor several persons who participated in Operation Spring Cleaning III for Terrace Park and East Tampa. According to Harold .Scott, Area Supervisor, students at Bible Truth Ministries and volun-. teers at Caregiver's Helping Hands gathered nearly 75 tons of trash and debris. The city's Solid Waste Dept. and Clean City Division participated in the clean up. Bill Doherty, left, Deputy Director, Department of Code Enforcement, and Curtis Lane, Director, Code Enforcement, congratulate Pastor Daniel Dean of Bible Truth Ministries School for the job his youngsters did in the clean up. Harold Scott is at the podium on the left. Ms. Richedean Hills-Ackbar, center, of Caregiver's Helping Hands, accepts certificate for her group's participation in the clean up. Cherylene Levy and the Tampa Bay Bulldogs also participated.


1.0 0 0 C\1 BIRTHDAY GREETING I Got To Love It I ct c c: LL ........ LARRY And CALANDRA Just when you thought it was over!! Happy birthday, "J." Love, "B." MRS. SO SERIOUS Celebrating another birthday with my Boo, Main B, oops I guess what you thought was wrong. We stay keeping it popping, staying the hot topic. We'll be partying all weekend. Everyone's invited! Hit me up for details. No matter what they say, I still stand tall. Y'all try to break me' down but I still won't fall. Happy birthday, Kelisha. LIL WILL, BIG WILL AndTRINA BIGWILLAnd TRINA Happy birthday Babe. Yo! You know the business. Never leave, this love was made to last. That's the business fans. Love, Trina. MS. SARAH ANN BIVENS It's not everyday you see a with sex appeal looking marvelous. Keep looking beautiful as you are and party like a super star on your day. Wishing my Aunt Sarah a happy 40th birthday and Mother's Day. Love, Tisha, Chesney, William, Darrielle, De'Ara and Aniya. We love you, enjoy your day. JERMIA PEOPLES A very special little girl, with a bright, bright future. May God bless you always. From, Pa Pa Alex and Ma Ma Celeste. BRENDA And OSCAR I want to send a shout out to that #1 man in my life, wishing him a happy birthday on May 9. Coming from his #1lady. Love you Bae. WILLIE C. ROBINSON Is the rabbit done? May 13, happy birthday Mrs. Killing. May 14, happy birthday, Willie C., and also Mrs. Killing, happy ,' Mother's Day. Love you two always. D.C.


BIRTHDAY GREETING Happy Birthday PRINCESS, FEFE, 'KEKE' And TINA "Got them looking." The Gainey's The love we share is oh so dear, I couldn't imagine life without you here. Two people born on the same day, fate brought us together, no doubt in my mind this love is forever. To both of us. RODERICK And ANGELA .o!!!!!!l.. Hillsborough Countu .................. .. .. ........... ..... ................................... PUBLIC SCHOOLS Ut WeluzdUJ/t. MS. JENNIFER And JE'NEIYCE (LIL BUD) Happy birthday Big J. It's that time again to celebrate another great year. With God on your side all things are possible. Also, 1st. happy Mother's Day. "Ms. Go Getta." MR. CRAIG SLATER, SR. Happy birthday, Mr. Craig Slater, Sr., King of Slater Boy a'la Karte! From your wife, Chaquita, our children, Neijia and Craig, Jr., mom and pop, the entire Slater Boy a'la Karte staff, Miss Thumper, Big Rock, Ms. Angie and Mrs. Jones. Also from Ms. Nikki, Ms. Wanda, Will, Bricks, and the entire HoodBoogie crew. We love you and we are so proud of you. A special shout out to all of our customers at the Dirt, thank you for your support. Slater Boy's Karte is located on and Scott every Friday and Saturday serving you the best fried fish, shrimp and buffalo wings in Tampa Bay. Come check us out. 1J.flPIJ. to a flrD_Jram or Schoof Choice for -,. 2.007-2.008! I to 1lfav ./ 4,-2007 .. .. '* Visit tlte Choice Options web.-.ite at www .. wlhc. k 12.jl.tu,/cltoice for application details. Also, you can .find us in the l\'lon. lVIay 7 Jinunie B. KeeJ 4-7 pn1 Tues. May 8 Jan Platt library 4-6 pn1 Fo1 more ca!ltbe Cf:.,okel-le!p Lim at 272-4-692 or tbe i\1agnd Qffke at 272-.:f-818. "TT :0 c l> < s: l> < .... .... 1\) 0 0 """" "TT r 0 :0 c l> (J) m z ::! z m r I Ill c: r r m ::! z "C c: Ill c (J) :I: m c m < m :0 -< -1 c: m (J) c l> -< :t> .z c "TT :0 c l> -< l> C) m w I m


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. RELIGIOUS A New Dwelling For A New Time In this 21st chapter of the Revelations, John gives more details of the vision he is seeing and the words being spoken. The more we are in the spirit of God the more things we can see and hear. John opens in verse one stating that he saw a new heaven and a new earth. This newness is not a new place or new location. It is however a new quality. The .state of existence is going to move from what we live in to eternity. _John also sees a New -Jerusalem, the Holy City (vs. 2). This New Jerusalem came down from Heaven and was already prepared. This new place for dwelling has been hand crafted by God. This brings to mind the saying of Jesus, "I .go to prepare a place for you" (John 14:3). Jerusalem is considered to be a dwelling place for God. Now that this New Jerusalem has come, God will be able to dwell with His people. The words John hears are V':ords that give hope for the future. God himself will dwell with his people. NEW MILLENNIUM -CHURCH 905 East Skagway (One Block South Of Busch Blvd.) .* 10:15 A. M. Bible Classes For Ail Ages .. JO:b 11 A. :\I.* Refreshments and FeUowship L\SIOR :\IICIIAH & 11 A M i\1 Pr d \11 h' s SIS. TO:-o;YA :-o;EELY 1 atse an YOrs tp en tee Fnr more i!!fnrmation, call(!! 13) 72!!-3723 Visit: www.ncwmillcnniumchurch.cnm Email: mnccly2@TampaBay.rr.cmn ST. JOHN CATHEDRA 3401 E. 25th Avenue Tampa, FL (Corner 34th St. &25th Ave.) Phone: 813-248-3737 Or 248-3651 Fax: 242-8076 Careline: 248-HELP BISHOP EDDIE NEWKIRK, Sr. Pastor Email us at sijministries@aol.com Mission Statement .. A Church Qfthe inner dty reaching out to the community by ministering to the whole man ... Outreach Ministry: NOAH COMMUNITY OUTREACH,INC. I HOUSE OF e(DIA BISHOP EDDIE NEWKIRK and PASTOR AUDREY NEWKIRK The day and time will come when the people of God will dwell together with him. The blessing and benefits of finally dwelling together with God in the New Jerusalem are great. God will wipe EVERY tear away, there will be no more crying, no more death, no more pain, and no more mourning (vs. 4, 5). Grand Suites Hotel (813) 989-8934 11310 N. 30th Street Palm Ballrooms 1 & 2 Every believer has an opportunity to dwell together with God. In order to have this eternal life and '-----------------------_J Come Be A Part OfA Winning Team gain t]lis inheritance, every believer must overcome (vs. 7). If you are going to dwell Al .i, -with God, you must over-1\. Th Church '-,:.,.. come the of the .3' world. You must remain ..; River ,S faithful regardless of life's n circumstances and situa-:Z: tions. The promise of God is that the day will come when He 111 Chlldi'WI & Youth Bible Study Wednesday 7 8:30 p.m. himself will come and dwell with us. This should be an encouragement to all believers to overcome the ways of the world. Just imagine if you can overcome the things of this world and live a life that is pleasing to God you will be able to dwell with Him in the New Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Prayer Service Wednesday 7 p.m. Study of the Bible Wednesday 7:30 8:30 p.m. Praise & Worship Service Wednesday 8:30 9 p.m. Saturday Prayer Service & Bible Study 10 Lm. Youth Bible Institute 12 4 p.m. Teen Nishi friday before the 2nd SUnday 7 p.m. 3708 E. Lake Avenue Tampa, FL 33610 (813)628-0752 Website: IIIWW.stmatthewchurch.com Email: rsims@tampabay.rr.com A Mother's oav Celebration 3rd Annual Womens Dav Conference N e\\' Bethel Progressive Missionary Baptist Church Sisterhood Ministry .. Wotnan to Wotnan: Can we]ust Talk For A Minute? Part II. Paster & Sister Reggie T. Webb Saturday, May 12, 2007 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. New Bethel Life Center .. JJ'lnning Souls .for Christ One SitiTU!t' at a 'flme .. 3011 East North Bay Street, Tampa, Florida T ravritlg west on ML.K, make nsht on 30th St or T r8Yeling east on MU<. make a left on St -go two blods --;nake right onto E..:st N Of'th Bay \ L SPEAKERS "How I Got 0\'er" .Cy Sister Pam Hill Winter Haven, FL "Don't Let Your li\'ing .. Ruin Your Life" (ul Sister Sylvia Williams Lakeland, FL ; "Are You Your Sisters Keepetr l.tj Sister Katrina Lunsford La kelancf. FL Wl'm phenomenally blessed!" Sister Carol Coffie Palm Coast. FL Co11tille11tal breakfast a11d lu11cll will be proidetl Reverend Regitial T Webb, Pnslor _. New Bethel Progressive Missionary Baptist Church of Tampa. Inc. PO Box 116t4. Tampa. Fl .H680-1614 813-238-4339 or 813-231-2922 FREE TO THE PUBLIC "T1 :::0 c )> -< s: )> -< ...... ...... ., r 0 ::D c l> en m z -f z m r;tD c: r r m -f z "tt c: m r c;; :::z:: m c m < m ::D -< -f c: m (/) c l> -< l> z c "T1 :::0 c l> -< "tt l> Ci) m Y' m


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..... 0 0 C\1 ,.. LOCAL ,.. > <( ::E Businessman Leads Team In Workshop At FAMU > <( c a: LL. > <( c a: LL. c z <( > <( c ClJ w ;:) 1-> a: w > w c w :I: ClJ ::::i ID ;:) D. z tu ...J ...J ;:) ID ...J w z i= z w ClJ <( c a: 0 ...J LL. Shown at the Student Housing Workshop are: (I to r) Dr. Charles Wright, Professor of Civil Engineering Technology; Paul Curtis, FAHSC Commissioner; Nicole Everett, Tallahassee Lenders Consortium; Marion McGee, Affordable Housing Consultant, and Michael Hervey, City of Tallahassee Neighborhood and Community Services. Not show is Taylore Maxey, Florida Housing Finance Corporation. BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Florida A&M University alumnus Paul Curtis of the Florida Affordable Housing Study Commission, led a team of housmg experts last week in exposing students to the changes in today's residential housing market. Curtis serves as Commissioner on the FAHSC. Curtis, 50, is a decorated Vietnam Veteran and prinCi pal of a recognized construetion and engineering services firm, Curtoom Companies, Incorporate'. The firm specialized in transportation, educational and environmental related projects. Curtoom recently appeared in the South Florida Business Journal "Booh of List" as a top construction services consultant in Florida. Curtis and his staff put together an impressive team of housing experts that took nearly 40 students and faculty in an Engineering Economics class, through current industry standards and changes in the Benjamin 'l!l' C.OLLEGE The Tampa Petersburg Morehouse College Alumni Association Presents For tickets or additional information contact: D? Jetie B. Wilds 926-5679 Sonjia Little 503-2087 Bo.oks for Thought i0910 North 56th Street Temple Terrace : 813 988-6363 Banneker Technical Center on the F AMU campus. "It was heartfelt to return to my own former classroom with my former professor, Dr. Charles Wright, after 25 years and use his success to help students. "The opportunity to present this to these young men and women who sit in the same seats I did 25 years ago is humbling." Curtis said their goal is to explain to the soon-to-be graduates what it would take for them to partake in the American Dream. LIFE CHANGING BAPTIST CHURCH Worshipping At WESTSIDE S,D.A. CHURCH 1803 E. Shadowlawn, Tampa, FL. 33610 (813) 23s.6706 "This is not your mom and pop's housing market today." Curtis explained that the purchase of a home may be the largest single investment many will make in their life time. "Home ownership will require vigilance for young people to achieve such a goal today. With help from state and other government agency programs aimed at first-time homeowners and understanding housing assistance program, the opportu nities still exist." A Local Church has an opening for a Christian, dedicated and committed musician (piano primary). Some reading ability is preferred. Salary Please call (813) Z48-8101


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CLUB SCENE ========== KLUB Scene House of Hitz Records Crew X-CONI, BRUNO, FRESHY And PLIES PUNKIN And Others At Manilla Club Underground _. ll' Teens, tonight; Friday: May 11, from 8 until, you what to do, get krunk! The Team DJ's and N eo Productions present Teen Summer Take Off at Club Underground. X.O. Ent. presents Lil Boose and Webby in concert on Sunday, May 13th. Bay area teens, a Senior Sendoff Concert Jam with rap-per,;:Plies, is May 24, 2007. Whiskey North There is a Mother's Day Male Review at Whiskey North (formerly Joy) on May 12th with food and drinks in V.I.P. For more info, call Pat B at (813) 493-1997. 406 W. Columbus Drive 229-7905 And LIL KEE At 112 Club Manilla The Manilla Man has lost his mind. He's giving away a Benz on Mother's Day. Call (813) 493-1234 for info Block Party Every Sunday, the Bay is on fire with the U-Haul Boyz Block Party. Call (813) 732-0943 for details. -Club 112 The Block Party After Party on Sundays is at Club Every Friday, check out the 2-4-1 happy hour. Shout Out Thanks for the photos, you can check them out online at my space. co m/kl u b= scenethajumpoff.com. Get@Me ... FLAVA You rNeed 'For Your f}{air Designer French Roll $35 Pin Curl Up Do $40 Designer Up Do $50 Reverse Flipped Bob $45 Relaxer, Color, Trim $55 Full Weave $99 (Cut & Style Included) Walk Ins Welcome Mother's Day Gift Baskets For Sale -WE BEAT ALL CClMPETITClRS PRICES -Sew-In \Veave Full Head $99 'TI ::0 c )> < s: )> < ...... ...... I\) 0 0 ....... 'TI r-0 :a c l> en m z ::::f z m r;I:D c:: r r-z "'C c:: tD r-c;; ::I: m c m < m :a < -f. c:: m en c l> < l> z c 'TI :a C l> < "'C l> C) m ...... CD I tD


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In "Taquita & Kaui;, airing Mondays at 10:30 p.m. ET, Diddy documents the lives of two girls who met on his series "Making the Band 3., Although they didn't make the final cut, the deep friendship they formed and shared passion to make it DIDDY big in the entertainment business has brought them to Las Vegas to take another shot at showbiz. Leading into "Taquita & Kaui" is the third season .of "Run's House," which offers a .glimpse into the lives of hip-hop royalty Reverend Run and his family. "P. Diddy Presents: The Bad Boys of Comedy" is described by the "Last Night" rapper as featuring the "edgiest, youngest, freshest comics in America." Besides creating and executive producing the show, Diddy appears in each episode. The show can be seen Fridays at midnight on HBO. -James Brown's Birthday Celebrated At Apollo Friends and family of James Brown gathered Thursday at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater to celebrate what would have been the entertainer's 74th birthday. Brown's close friend and mentee, Rev. AI Sharpton, honored the Godfather's special day in part by leading a rally that called on the music _industry to police what he called racist and. sexist language. Protesters marched_ -througQ. Manhattan to the headquarters of major music labels like Sony, Uni'Versal. and JAMES BROWN Time Warner. Brown's family echoed Sharpton's .:message later at Hi-e Apollo Theater's private gathering. "How did we get from 'Say it loud, I'm Black and I'm proud,' to where we are today?" said his daughter Deanna Brown Thomas, referring .to her father's famous lyrics. In December, of fans gathered at the Apollo : for one of several public t farewe.lls for pioneering entertainer, whose 24-karat gold coffin was delivered to the theater in a white, "We got to start taking care of our own people, we have to be accountable to our own people," said Daryl Brown, lead guitarist of the 17 -piece band the Soul Generals, which backed his father for two decades. horse-drawn carriage. Morris Chestnut Is A Broken Man MORRIS CHESTNUI' Morris Chestnu$ will executive produce and star in the upcoming Screen Gems film Not Easily Broken, a faith-based drama based on a book by Bishop T.D. Jakes. Bill Duke will direct the picture, which revolves arourid a couple whose strength and faith are tested' after the wife is injured in a car crash and the husband becomes attracted to another woman. Shooting is scheduled to begin June 11 in. Los Angeles, after Chestnut wraps his lead role of Marcelles Wynters in the David E. Talbert stage play "Love in The Nick of Tyme" -The actor, who made his feature film debut in the 1991 John Singleton debut Boyz N the Hood, will next appear on the big screen opposite Queen Latifah and Terrence Howard in A Perfect Christmas. Chestnut plays a department store Santa who tries to help a little girl find a new husband for her divorced mother, played by Gabrielle Union. Meanwhile, Duke recently finished directing the Vivica Fox/Louis Gossett Jr. film "Cover." The AIDS-related drama will be released in the fall by 20th Century Fox. R. Kelly's Wife Speaks Out In Essence After years of remaining silent amidst one controversy after another involving her husband R. Kelly, wifey Andrea Lee Kelly is putting ALL the business on the street in the new issue of Essence magazine, on newsstands May 11. In an article titled "Notes on a Andrea Kelly opens up about her relationship with the superstar, the raising of their three children -two girls, ages 9 and 7, and a 5-year old boy -and her husband's alleged sex tape with a girl said to be 14. Although Andrea Kelly has never seen the footage and never actively sought to do so, she firmly believes that the man in the tape is not her husband. "C'mon, she said. "Who would believe all that? That's why they call them allegations," she said of his numerous criminal counts of child pornography. Despite her avid support for the R&B crooner, Andrea. Kelly says she will not accompany him to court during his trial because she prefers to be home with their children. "I will take care of the home front," she said. "There is a war going on, "and they don't send every soldier to Iraq. I've got to be homeland defense." "I know the allegations against my husband don't reflect on me as an individual,': she "They don't reflect on me as a mom or as a wife, and they don't Andrea Lee Kelly talks about the sex tape; the child porn charges and lots more in new issue. reflect on me in my everyday life .... [But) I don't want to sit here and act as if I have some halo over my head. A person has to ask, 'How much did I allow?' In fact, it was the children who encouraged Andrea Kelly to remain silent for so long as allegations and rumors about the artist swirled around her. "They may say, 'Moni and Dad went through a storm,' she said. "But it's not the storm I want them to remember, it's how their mom came out of it." The Kellys first met when Andrea was 20 and auditioned to be a dancer for his "12 Play" tour. She got the gig and was soon promoted to choreographer. It was during this time that Kelly, then 27, married Aaliyah, then 15. The union was later annulled, clearing the way for Andrea and Kelly to become "a love story," she says. They married in 1996, when she was 22.


ENTERTAINMENT Bone Thugs Continue To Bury Hatchet With Twista Bone Thugs-N-Harmony members are living up to the group name with their new track "C-Town," which features a guest turn from their former rival, Twista. "We're unifying the Midwest. We had problems in the beginning, but that's too long ago to bring up," said group member Layzie Bone says of their former feud. "We're making music, man." "C-Town" will on the Cleveland group's new album "Strength & Loyalty," due May 8 via Full Surface/Interscope. It's the third collaboration between Twista (Carl Terrell Mitchell) and members of Bone. since their beef over who best represents the Midwest began in the early 90s. Twista guested on the Layzie Bone track "Midwest Invasion," which first appeared on the 2005 X.Ray compilation "This is Hip-. Hop." And Krayzie Bone joined Twista for "Spit Your Game" on last year's Notorious B.I.G. project "Duets: the Final Chapter. BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY And1WISTA "It definitely was a rivalry at one time, -but it was all senseless, nonsense," says Krayzie. "We were just young and not even realizing what was going on. Now we're like, 'Man, what were we even beefing about?' We don't even know like, who rapped the fastest or whatever. It really didn't make sense. Now we're like, instead of beefing we can make money together." "" Sharpton March Targets Record Labels Spike Lee Saluted By Film Society ALSHARPTON Civi l Rights activist AI Sharpton followed through with plans to march against record labels Thursday to protest racist and sexist lan guage in the music industry. Some 400 people gathered for the midtown Manhattan trek past Universal Music Group and other record company buildings, shouting chants such as "Decency Now" and "Enough ts Enough." "We're saying there must be one standard. You can't have different standards for different people," said Sharpton. "Onc e we finish with the record companies, we must deal with the HBOs and others." Spike Lee was the man of honor at the San Francisco International Film Festival, where he was giveri the events Film Society Directing Award -originally dubbed the Kurosawa Award. The filmmaker, who premiered his career-launching film "She's Gatta Have It" at the festival in 1986, was feted with a clip reel and onstage chat with critic Wesley Morris before a full house at the Castro Theatre, reports Variety Two parts were shown from his four-hour documentary "When the Levee Breaks," which chronicled the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. "Please do not leave this theatre thinking that everything in New Orleans is OK now," he told the crowd. "People are still in a bad-way there. They feel they were abandoned by the government." He said he plans to film a "fo llow-up" on the documentary, but only after developing dramatic scripts about BBAIDO DODGE MSRP: $26,685 Less $3500 Cash/Trade Equity Less $5000 Rebate Less $500 Farm Bureau Rebate SPIKE LEE the L.A. riots and the late James Brown. As for Don lmus using terminology from Lee's film School Daze (which lmus and his producer erroneously referred to as Do the Right Thing to explain his derogatory comments toward the Rutgers womens baske.tball team, Lee seemed particularly angered. "Trying to use me to validate their ignorance, and they didn't even get the movie right!," Lee laughed. On the other hand, he said "As African-Americans we've got a lot of housekeeping to do, we can't blame anyone else "TI :II 0 )> -< s: )> -< ...... ...... 1\l 0 0 ...... 'T1 r 0 :a c ):> en m z ::j z m r;o:J c: r r m ::j z ""C c: Ill c en :::r: m 0 m < m :a -< -t c: m en c ):> -< )> z c 'T1 :a c ):> -< ""C )>\ C> m 1\l ...... I o:J


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ALL MY CHILDREN: An apologetic Greenlee agreed to go to the Bahamas for a quickie divorce, but managed to get a confession out of Ryan that he still loved her after she left him. Ryan assured Annie he considers them married, and they made love. Greenlee was stunned when Babe refused to side with her against Kendall when she declared herself a partner of Fusion, holding Simone's shares. Coming: Greenlee lays some truth on Ryan. heard Alcazar's plans and warned Jason and Sonny that they are under a death threat. As Alcazar made plans to leave town, he told Skye that she'd have to join him, if she ever wants to SE)e their daughter again. Coming: Jerry's evil knows no bounds. AS THE WORLD TURNS: Taken aback by Cleo's resemblance to her Gwen promised to make sure that her look-alike will town if Jack drops the charges against Cleo. As Carly grew increasingly desperate to be with her family, Jack convinced his children to give Katie a chance, and was thrilled to learn that Katie had started divorce proceedings. Coming: Gwen is drawn to her scheming imitator. GUIDING LIGHT: After finding out that Alan paid off the lab technician Cassie was devastateq to see the paternity test results in Beth's file, naming Alan as the father, and reached toward the "delete" key Cyrus left Marina a voicemail saying he's in Australia, but was shown accepting a job as Alex's new driver, his eyes on her jewels. Coming: Mallet wants to know more about Blake's motives. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Jessica underwent a biopsy and the results weren't good. As Antonio declared his undying love for her, Jessica prepared to make a painful confession to him. Cristian's studio was attacked and his work destroyed, as Talia found a threatening note from OPP on the scene. Coming: The truth is out, and lives are shattered. BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: After learning that Ridge didn't keep his date with Ashley on the fateful night, Nick planted seeds of doubt in her head. Stephanie wanted Ridge to leave town on business but he felt it would only make him look St,Jspicious. Taylor noted Stephanie's nervous behavior and told Lt. Baker that Ridge killed Shane. Coming: Brooke gets involved in unearthing the killer. DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Philip overpowered Shawn and headed off with Belle and Claire in his boat. Thanks to a tracking device, Shawn, bleeding from his gunshot wound, boarded Philip's boat. Meanwhile, Steve appeared to be on the same side as Bo, but when Bo admitted his intent to nail EJ back in Salem, Steve said he couldn't allow that. Coming: Life and death face-offs on the high seas. PASSIONS: Chad was unable to break up with Vincent, who threatened to tell Whitney about their affair. An enraged Chad pulled a gun on Vincent, who denied knowing anything when the police found a bullet in the wall. Learning that Whitney is pregnant, Vincent vowed to kill Chad on sight. Spike almost carried out the plan to suffocate Miguel. Coming: Fancy tries to raise Luis' spirits. GENERAL HOSPITAL: Jax was appalled to learn thathis brother, Jerry, is Mr. YOUNG AND RESTLESS: News that the Newman jet crashed with Nick and Sharon on board devastated their loved ones. Sharon showed up at the ranch, having opted not to go at the last minute, and broke the tragic news to Noah, who blamed himself. At the sight of Sharon, Jack apologized for everything he did that hurt her. Coming: Brad's world starts unraveling. Craig. Jerry was completely unremorseful and pulled a gun on Jax. Skye over-IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS THIS WEEK ... love affairs and longterm friendships will experience serious discussions and revised emotional rules. Home agreements and family goals will be resolved. Respond quickly to complex proposals .and expect dramatic reactions; at present, loved ones may need to actively vent their feelings. TAURUS (April 21-May 20). For many Taureans, private home discussions will help move key relationships forward. Watch for loved ones to gently expand their family or social obligations. To some degree relatio.ns with older family members or daily responsi bilities may be a prime concern. If so, wait for agreement. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). A trusted colleague may reveal deli cate family information. Marital relations, power struggles in the home or disputed living arrangement may all be highlighted. Listen to all revelations but avoid emotional involvement; workplace alliances may need extra time to properly develop. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Business relationships improve. Some wi! l be asked to take on a complicated project or new job description. If so, .expect the coming weeks to bring fast workplace changes and new financial resources. Quick decisions may be necessary; remain open io highly creative proposals. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). After a fairly intense phase of miscommu nications, loved ones are willing to adopt new plans. Areas affected are home expansion, family obligations and long-term social promises. Expect.a close friend or relative to ask for revised finan cial commitments or new daily guidelines. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Emotional distrust between relatives and social isolation will fade. Ask loved ones for added considera tion, special favors or concrete decisions. Housing contracts, family expansion or home agreements may all be on the agenda. Don't be shy; new choices will work to your advantage. LIBRA (Sept. 23-0ct. 23). Family history and past romantic memo-.. ries will demand clarity. For librans born between 1972 and 1979, a rekindled love affair may also captivate extra time and attention. Unproductive patterns need to be resolved; expect dramatic deci sions and meaningful discussions. 0 SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22). BJsiness or workplace negotiations will work to your advantage. For many Scorpios, financial specula tion will be replaced with timed agreements, new assignments and successful applications. Expect fresh strategies and revised daily expectations. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21). Official communications or legal agreements may be derailed by social politics or workplace conflict. Remain dedicated to short-term tasks and expect facts, figures or calculations to require careful scrutiny. Many Sagittarians will expe rience a rare opportunity to expand their social circle or explore a controversial love affair. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 20). Long-term romantic commitments will steadily increase. Emotional and financial security may trigger detailed discussions. Renewed family obligations, housing agree ments and social promises are all accented. Offer encouragement; at present loved ones may need extra reassurance or new state ments of loyalty. AQUARIUS (Jan. 19). Bosses or managers may rely heavily .on your ability to resolve interpersonal disputes. Minor workplace arguments may quickly esc::alate. Remain determined to find lasting solutions. Your leadership skills will be greatly appreci ated by co-workers. A friend or relative may feel briefly annoyed by family interference or increasing home obligations. 0 0 PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20). Educational projects and revised workplace skills are top priorities. Expect key officials to demand improved job performance or completed assignments. Don't hesi. tate to increase your workload; by early June a new career path will be made permanently available. ARIES (March 21-Aprll 20). An old friend or lover may reappear and trigger intense memories. Past relationships or outdated promises will offer unique life lessons. Discuss all observations and expect bold decisions to take precedence. Emotional suggestions and romantic speculation from friends or relatives will be helpful. TOP VIDEO RENTALS 1 The Pursuit of Happyness, Sony Pictures, PG-13 2. Smokin' Aces, Universal Pictures, A 3. Freedom Writers, Paramount Pictures, PG-13 4. The Good Shepherd, Universal Pictures, A 5. Notes on a Scandal, Fox Searchlight Pictures, A 6. Blood Diamond, Warner Bros., A 7. The Last King of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, A 8.Happy Feet, Warner Bros., PG 9. Children of Men, Universal Pictures, A 10. The Holiday, Sony Pictures, PG-13 TOP POP ALBUMS 1. The Best Damn Thing, Avril Lavigne, RCA 2. Year Zero, Nine Inch Nails, Nothing 3. Now 24, Various artists, EMf/Sony BMG/Universai/Zomba 4. Bucky Covington, Bucky Covington, Lyric Street 5. Konvicted, Akon, Konvict/Upfront/SRC/Unlvers al Motown 6. Waking Up Laughing, Martina McBride, RCA Nashville 7. Daughtry, Daughtry, RCA 8. Let It Go, Tim McGraw, Curb 9. 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The Evolution Of Robin Thicke ...................................... RobinThicke 4. Luvanmusiq ............................................................... Musiq Soulchild 5. Konvicted .................................................................................... Akon 6. Buck The World ....... ; ....................................................... Young Buck 7. Street Love .................................................................................. Lioyd 8. B'Day ...................................................................................... Beyonce 9. Timbaland Presents Shock Value ..................................... Timbaland 10. Get Money Stay True .......................................................... Paul Wall 11. Stay With Me .......................................................... .. Norman Brown 12. Back To Black ........................................................ Amy Winehouse 13. 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Kelly Featuring T.l. and T-Pain 4. Buddy ......................................................................... Muslq Soulchild 5. Don't Matter .................................................................................. Akon 6. Like A Boy .............................................................................. ; ..... Clara 7. Because Of You ...................................................... ............. Ne-Yo 8. Get It Shawty ................................................................................ Lioyd 9. Please Don't Go........................... ......................................... Tank 10. Pop, Lock & Drop lt ............................................... ................... Huey 11. Rock Yo Hlps ..................... ........ Crlme Mob Featuring Lll Scrappy 12. Party Like A Rock Star .................................. -.. Shop Boyz 13. 2 Step ................................. ........ ............................. ................ Unk 14. 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..... 0 0 C\1 LOCAL Bles'd Productions Presents 6.0 Top Scoring Writers At Young Middle Magnet School e a: LL c z w c w :I: CJ) ::::i m :J ll. z i= w ...J ...J :J CD .!I w z i= z w CJ) C a: 0 ...J Ll. fR. ALYNDRIA MILLER Young Middle Magnet School has been named one of. the top three Florida Writes scoring schools in Hillsborough County. As reported by the state, Young's school score is a 4.8. Eighth grade students did the unthinkable by raising their school's score from a 3.9 last year to a 4.8 this year. The nine points increase was tne highest writing increase in the district. Under.the leadership of principal, Dr. Angela Oliver, 8th grade Language 0 Arts teachers, Drs. Phyllis N Tucker-Wicks and Joyce Patterson created a plan to f increase writing scores at the DR. PHYLLIS TUCKER-WICKS And DR. PHILETHA TUCKER-JOHNSON 1st row L-R: Sean .Biilington, Nevin Manimala, Thomas Mcguigan, Javier Maldonado, Luc Smith and Reuben 2nd row L-R: Shelby Bristol, Mallory Gassen, Jenmfer Williams Pam Mayo and Alexander Medrzycki. 3rd row L-R: Nataly Duvya Kuriakose, Guelmarie Davila, Chapa, Darian Jackson, Olivia Bozel, Laverne D'Silva, Alo!Ok Mishra and Dr. Joyce Patterson. 4th row L-R: Ms. Na1ge Belony Catalina Moore, Chelsea Kendrick, Gabrielle Thurn1an, Ali and Nicolas LambroPoulos. 5th row L-R: Ieisha White, Evander Miles, Kent Burrelll, Corey Green, Nathan Goswick, Nicholai David, _Lanitra McCrimmon. school. The two Language Arts teachers gave up their conference periods, remained after school, and offered tutoring in the community at the annual Bles'd Productions tutoring camp on weekends. "We used inno vative and fun strategies in the camp so that stude!lts would enjoy writing, and want to come to the tutoring," said Dr. Patterson. "We also provided incentives to encourage them as much as possible." "We sometimes collaborat ed with Dr .Alyndria Miller, guidance counselor at Eisenhower Middle School on how we could help children in the community who are unable to remain in after school programs. As a result, Dr. Miller opened her own tutoring service, Pretty Smart Kids," said Dr. Tucker-Wicks. Pretty Smart Kids tutoring will be in collaboration with Bles'd Productions tutoring service next school year to l I service students in the com munity, extending as far as the Brandon area. Dr. Philetha TuckerJohnson will also participate in 'the tutoring sessions as she brings her expertise as Student Intervention spe cialist to the camp. "Included in the camp, we emphasize good behavior in school, and opportunities for scholarships, remarks TuckerJohnson. "When parents attend the camps, they bring a sense of connection with their. children, and it becomes a family affair. It.is so much fun!" Again, congratulations. to Young Middle Magnet School and its 6.0 writers! For more information on the tutoring services/camps, please contact Dr. Alyndria Miller at Pretty Smart kids, or Dr.. Phyllis Tucker-Wicks at Bles'd Productions. (.813) 258-9275. Website information: www.prettysmart-. kids.com or www.blesdpro ductions.com Leak Repairs No Job Too Small Or Too Large 20 Years Exp.:ricnct: 5 Years Established In Seminole Ho:ights Community DARRYL STARKES Roofing Contractor Lic.:nsc# RC0067277 Liccnsed-Bombi-Insurcd (813) 417-0108 Fax: (813) 236-7325 I>ARRYL. STARKES LAFLORENCE TRACT MINISTR Rei Saturday, May 12th 8 A.M.-Until 2705 N. Howard Avenue Tracts And Bibles Will Be Given Out. Benefits Will Be Go To Help Buy Tracts & Bibles For The Min .. How To Get Your ManTo The 'Altar' In 1 Year .. By LaVern C. Thaxton is and Nob l E _--_Book Store 1 Author House 1 and neat www .amazon. com. Code Violation? .------------Vehicle Not Running? l Want.ed Dead Or Alive : 1 Don't Wony, we Will Be Happy i Unwanted Cars And Trucks:' To Take It Away EREEI. l We Pay Cash! I With Or Without Ti1.-i We Will Come To You i 813-385-77 3 -------------___________ : : lAW OFFICE OF PATRICIA DAWSON, P.A. Criminal Defense, Family Law & Personal Injury Cypress Point Office Park 10014 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite 101 Tampa, Florida 33618 (813) '.1)/J H : l'l Fonner Hillsborough County ProsecutorDeputy Chief The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should O<>t he l>n.

LOCAL COLUMN ELL IT THMPH BRY By Frank:cene Fauors-Daniels Happy Mother's Day! Happy Birthday -May Celebrants Happy birthday to you! The Reverend Pauline Cole and Elouise Griffin on today, May 11; Eddie Lee Jones, Nettie G. Tribune, Sonya Sams, Kerry McFarland and Von Chaney, II all on tomorrow, May 12; Alphonsa Adams on Mother's Day; May 13; Freddie Moore, Delores Myers and Dorrie on May 14; Melvin fin May15, Jean Holland Tim on May 16, Kim Sebastian Baker and Lauriel Stewart on May 17. Science And Career Expo Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presented The Dr. Betty Shabazz DELTA ACADEMY Srience and Career Expo on April 28, 2007. It was held at Dowdell Middle School. The Bradenton and. Clearwater Chapters of DELTA ACADEMY were honorC'd guests. The theme was: "Building bridges and moving mountains." Students participated in a variety of scienc:e experiments, discovered alternative career options and learned why math and science are important to their futures. The keynote speaker was Ms. Kemba Smith, who is a 2002 graduate of Virginia Union University, and holds a bachelor's degree in Social Work. Ms.Smith became involved with a drug dealer while in college, and was sen tenced to 24.5 years on federal drug charges. She served 6.5 years in prison before being granted clemency by President Bill Clinton in 2000. Her case garnered national and international support, and focused attention upon the critical need to reverse a disturbing trend in the rise of lengthy sentences for first time non-violent offenders. Mrs. Angela Malone and Mrs. MemorieAnne Brown are DELTA ACADEMY CoChairpersons. Dr. Chonta Haynes is Educational Development Chairperson. Mrs. Brenna Woods is First Vice-President; and Dr. Marian Lauria-Davis i::: President of Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Worship Services Accolades and congratulations to Sister Vera Hart of Mount Zion AME Church, Riverview !formerly of Hyrl.e Park). Sister Hart was honored on the occasion of 71 years of service as a Missionary! Sister Catherine E. Palmer is President of the Carrie Lavender Women's Missionary Society. The Reverend Ronald Fortune is Pastor. Tyer Temple United Methodist Church, 3303 N. 15th Street celebrated Family and Friends Day on April 29, 2007@ 11:00 a.m. The theme was: "Family and friends, Changing from the inside out." The guest speaker was Elder Valerie Goddard. Minister Josephine Hubbard introduced her. Program participants included: Sisters Jacqueline Wilds, Emma Williams, Brenda Hardaway and Rosalie Brown; Brothers James Harris and Marques Trigg; Sister Tiffany Brown & The Praise In Song Dan.cers; and Brothers Andrew Canty and Dawyen Sekajipo. Sister Donna Hall served as musician, Sister Gail Reddick was Liturgist. Sister Ruth Ayala was Chairperson. The Reverend Geraldine Christopher is Pastor. The Sarah Lawrence Women's Missionary Society of Greater Mount Carmel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 4209 North 34th Street, observed fifth Sunday Worship Services on April 29, 2007. Sister Eleanor Dixon was gue -st messenger. Darrell Williams was Worship Leader. Featured program participants included: Rev. Elsye Powell, Sisters Jasmine Simmons, Alexis Bivins and Jasmine Johnson; Brothers Michael Jenrette, Denai Young, and Vincent Governor; Sisters Colberneasha Range, Charlotte Anderson, Marissa Anderson and Beatrice Bivins; Brothers Dejuan Young, Levell Bivins, Johntavius Walker, Cornelius Bivins and Corey McClinton; Sisters Dee Merritt-Bell and Clatties Dawkins; Rev. Harry L. Dawkins. Sister Dee Merritt-Bell is President of The Sarah Lawrence Women's Missionary Society; Sister Clatties Dawkins is Advisor and The Reverend Harry L. Dawkins, Sr., is Pastor. Reverend Theodore Andrews is Presiding Elder of the Tampa District of the AME Church; Dr. Dorothy Jackson Young is Episcopal Supervisor of Missions and Bishop McKinley Young is Resident Bishop of the Eleventh Episcopal District. Thinking Of You Sending up daily timber for you! Please get well soon. Gladys Allen, Florence Blair, Nettie Brown, Mattie Bull, Gwendolyn Dottin, Rosa Duhart, Patricia Evans, Benny Favors, Rosa Fowler, Magnolia Green, Mittie Hayes, John Ingram, Betty Johnson, Claudette Jones, David & Eddie Lee Jones, "T1 JJ 0 Purliston Kirksey, Jewel }:;: Kirtz, Mercedes McNair, :1: 1\,) 0 0 ...... Katie Mack, Alexander & Rosezella Mickens, Bill "Pop" Moss, Sr. -Detroit, Betty Norman -Orlando, Henry Smith, Sr., Margaret Thomas, Robert Thomas-Ft. Lauderdale, Jennie Webb, Andrew Whigham, Otis Wiggins, Theona Williams, Mrs. Curtiss W. Wilson, Archia Mae Wright. Condolence Deepest sympathy to Mr. Young Johnson, Sr. and family in the loss of his daughter, Ms. Mattie Johnson. 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POLK COUNTY NEWS "TT ::0 c Gabbing vvith Gloria 1225 N. Lincoln Avenue Lakeland, Fl 33805-4259 (863) 688-2095 News From The City Of Refuge COGIC Sunday, April 29, the City of Refuge famil y gathered to send off one of their own to do the work of the Lord. Elder Mario Jenkins, the Director of Music, said his fmewells to the congre gation. He left to open his own church, Kingdom Harvest Fellowship Church Of God In Christ, located at 223 Main Street, Auburndale. Pastor Jenkins along with Sister Donna Jenkins held back tears as they wished him well. This will be another church for the Greater Lakeland Chu1ch Of God Jn Ch1 igt Digt.rit:t in which Elder Walter .Jenkin:o' is Superintendent. Auburndale, you will havl a new church in town along with a new pastor, go meet him. The new Director of l\1usic will be Elder Shawn McClow. There arc two new college gJacluatcs at City of Hcfugc, with Bachclo1 dt'grccl', Sister Julie Davis and Minister Chris Ramsey, who will bt> getting married in .Jun.e. Congra:ulations on your degrees and your new life together. Missionary Sallie Brisbane received a nt'w position thi;; sthool terril. She ha::; named the Di1cctor of Polk Community Co .llcgc Collegiate for High School Students. Missionary Brisbane, i:o' the:> sister of First Lady Donna Jenkins and ,Julie Davis. Fax. (863) 687 3409 Community Coalition Unity Talent Show Step your game up and show us what you can do at the Unity Talent Show -Nia-Swahili For Purpose -What's your purpose? Come out and share your talent in gong, dance, music, step and purpose. Rose Heights Elks Lodge #318 and Rose Heights Elks Temple #217, Lakeland Branch NAACP, Polk County International Masons and Order of Eastern Stars City Joint Council arc hosting the talent show on Friday, May 25, 2007, from 7::30 p. m. to 1 a. m. at Hot"hellc Sch6ol of the Arts Auditorium, Lakeland. For info, contact Theresa West at <86:il 686-0721 or <863l 9:i4-:3881. Cash and prizes for winners: 1 plncc -$150, 2nd place 8100, :3rd plme-$50 and a Red Lubstt'r Gifi Card. Admii':.:ion is free to the pub lit. Youth X-Plosion entry fonn !up to nge 15l. Do dress to imprcss. "May Celebrants Pilgrim Rest :F. W. Baptist Church Bishop H. Rodmon, Pastor and church members extend birthday greetings to: Elizabeth Branton, EJlen Smith, Joyce Harris, Mya Mitchell, Lena McKay, Mary Horne, Daryl Clarke, Armentra Edwards, Robert Smith and Kadaiyah Simpson. Congratulations to the wedding annive1-saJy cele -SHAW-NUF TALK By Cynthia Zorn-shaw MAY MADNESS .AT BERKLEY CHARTER SCHOOL:. With graclun .. tqnl tnming up soon,. the i>th grndt t t adwr,.;, Paige Fernandez, Brittani Dunn, Df>bra Young and Sabrina Pitrcf> and their :o't udents at Berkley Chmttr in_ Au burnda I 1', Flor-ida, Randall Borland, Prineipal, ha,e a schedule that not only includes finn):,;, bul also BIG FUN. On May :ird, at:tompa nied by their teac:htJ's, the student!' t.he "Just Say No" Hally in the Youkey Theater at Th' Laktdancr Ccnte1 There wt>re lith gmdtJ"s from all over l'ulk County. Patrick Grady, a nationally acclaimed spl!akcr with a humorous, hut positive> mts sage, served a:-; of Ceremony for this C'\'ent. After the rally, the studcJl.ts and t e achers enjoyed a pienie lunc:h at Bonney Park in Lakelanll: Othe r activitie:.: that plamwd arc:>: 5th Gmdl' Pil'ld Day, field trip to l!nil'l'r.wtl Studios/ Islands of Acll'l'lltu re, "RO('KMa musical program. l'raz y 1/a(r Day, J>ajatnct /Jay. Twin-'fripll'l quad /Jay, Mix-Matl'h Day, YAIJ SIJRA\VKCAB I Baclm ards /Jay I, Fai'Oritl' Booh ('Ju/lart,r Day, Dmdl' Day 20's :UJ'.<;, .JO's, 50's. ()()':;, 70's and 80's, Cll'an -l!p and Bring Old Supplis /lome Day nnd Graduatiot, ( CONGRATULATION:' 8hmv-Nuf Ta/11 exttmd:.: ton gratulations to Leona Hamilton, 'Pearl ,Johnson, Diana Johnson and Shacorra Austin, on their suc t e:.:sful t"ompltion of Certific:>d Nur:.:inJ? A:.:,;istant. training. 1 t h y t a k t t h t' i r H tnt(' tlw:.:t big plan:.:. Tlwy an clth!rmirwd that. an g oing to l'hang1 in tlwir fnr tlw Honw h:t"l' a s piration:.: brants: the Rodmon family, Ronald and Regina Rodman ( son and daughter-in-law), and Bishop Henry Rodmon and Mother Hazel Rodmon (father and mother) and Frank and 'Gwendolyn Coleman, and George and Glenda Charlene Baker. First Baptist Inst. Church Rev. Alex Harper, Pastor and members send happy birthday wishes to: Sisters Marie "Peaches" Lewis, Permethia Odom, Kathy Fowler, Maggie Bennett, Mildred Gary, Dea. Reuben Campbell, and Brothers Jesse Bryant, Sr. and Jr. New Jerusalem M. B. Church Dr. J. L. Downing, Sr., Pastor and fellow congregants' extend birthday accolades to: Rev. Willie Spencer, Brenda Young, Donna Harley, Mary McGee, Shenita Downing, Joyce Gamble, Ronnie Moore and Reginald Peterson. A Memorial Tribute Funeral servicei for Willie Earl Bone were held at New Bethel AME Church, Lakeland, the Rev. Pearce Ewing, pastor, and Rev. James McCormick, Jr., officiating, Pastor of Friendship Full Gospel Baptist Church. A large g1oup of mourners witnessed the services of the well-known late, Willie Earl Bone. Mr. Bone retired from the City of Lakeland's Park and Hcrreation Divis.ion after 26 years of dedicated service. A U. S. 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He is survived b y : hi s devoted wife of 3 7 years, Hattie ,], Bone; sons, Frederick (Nannette) of Columbus, OH, and Mark of Greensboro, NC; brother, Prophet Fred Bone; daughters, Sharon, Kimberly and Sheral; gr.andsons, granddaughters, nieces and nephews; and his beloved Masonic family Wnh "celebratiOn bt,tng tlu, };: theme, the Alpha Kapp a Alph a S:: spirit was alive throughout the l>-< Lakeland Terrace H o t el Ballroom Wll.LIE EARL BONE March 29, 1936-April27, 2007 Funeral services for Sister Irene Durr were held at Pilgrim Rest F W. Baptist Church, Lakeland, with Bishop Henry J. Rodman, pastor, officiator. She was a dedicated member of the above named church, where she served faithfully for many years and also served faithfully as a Home Executive for her huge loving family with care and love. She was preceded in death by: her husband, J. C. Durr; daughter, Janet "Kim" Durr; and son, Robert D. Durr. She leaves to cherish sweet memories with: daughters, Joy Hicks, Rillar Durr, Diane Hicks, Linder Durr, Brenda Freeman (George) of Lakeland, Carol Durr, Jenny Baker (Robert) of Orlando, Willie Graham and Jackie Durr of Tampa; sons, Larry Durr of Lakeland, Maxvon Durr (Mildred) of Chicago, and J. C. Durr (Denise) of Alabama; 32 grands and 55 great grands; and she was the surrogate guardian to Surbina Durr and David Durr. MRS. m.ENE DURR June 15, 1921-April30, 2007 Gives 50 Years Of Dedicated Service To AKA Sorority The mem hers of Omicron Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., honored and celebrated Soror Latha Murphy-Speed for giving 56 years of dedicated service to the sorority. Maxine Williams and daugh-ter, Amanda Williams. The late K-9 Deputy DiOGi J'ec eived a K-9 Medal of Distinction. Numerous law enforcement officers and civilians w ere honored during the banquet. FREE SUMMER PROGRAM: The Lakeland Housing Authority's 21st Century Community Learning Center prog1am is gearing up for its FREE Summer P1ogram. This program i s for students who are in grades K-12 The program will begin on June 11th and conclude on August lOth. The hom s of ope1ation are 8 a.m. 6 p m Activities planned are: field trips ('bowling, movies, t.h e m parks etc. ) b1eakfast, lunch and snacks, arts & crafts, Crowning and welcoming Speed into golden sisterhood were golden members, Ann Adderley and Vancilla Williams. Also, President Sylvia Blackmon-Roberts pinned her golden. Other members participating on program were: Charlene Brinson, Katrina Lungsford, Albertha Whittley-Tabron, Vivian Underwood, Terry Strong and Sylvia BlackmonRoberts, President. In addition, famil y members and friends were: Leonard Speed, William "Willie" Speed, Willana Speed, Mildred Hawk, Rev. Joe Rose and Stanley Glover told how she is living her life "Golden" and how she has been an exemplary role model as a parent, sister, citizen and Christian. In closing remarks Golden Soror Speed said, "Each of us is blessed with gifts from The Creator. These gifts and talents are to be shared with others." The Golden Soror planning committee members were: jvonne McShay (Chair). Jacqueline Rose, Dell Quary an. d Juli Von McShay. Gloria's Things & Other Things Lakeland's Northwest community has been in grief and mourns our community leaders at heart, Christine Simmons, Chief Organizer of Lakeland's Annual Martin Luther King Parade and Mother Deansy Mae Bolden, New Mt. Zion M. B. Church. "Not what we give, but what we share, for the.gift without the giver is bare; who gives himself with his arms, feeds three, himself, his hungering neighbors and me." James Russell Lowell music, games, martial arts, dance and much more .. and all activities are FREE! For further information or to receive an application, call !863) 413-3394. CONDOLENCES: Shaw-Nuf Talk extends sincere condolences to Debra LaToya Wright, Bernadette Wright and other famil y members and friends of the late Dr. Clint Wright. Yours truly had the honor of meeting Dr. Wright several years ago at a community event in Lakeland. During this particular eYent various 'people appeared to bE' drawn to him, as though he were a magnet. When h e spoke, you could feel his pas s ion for people. And when h e laughed, you could feel his tickle! E TOD.-\ I Did and Got Bi!! !\lon e \ a nd You Can Too! ..... i. 1\l:lkl.! 1\lonl.!y :md (kt A and Richl.'r' Call me. JET SET Hli DSO:\. I \\'ill Refer You To The Ri!!l11 Get it Right. Fame :md is in Your and Sell It Ri ght 1\) 0 0 -...J ., r-0 ::xJ en m z -t z m ':'" m c: r rm -t z "C c: m r-c;; % m c m < m ::xJ -< -t c: m en c )> z c ., ::xJ 6


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,.._ 0 0 N c a: LL c z <( c en w :::) 1-w > w c w ::::t: en ::::i m :::) D. z w ...J ...J :::) m ...J w z i= z w Notice of Public Hearing -May 29, 2007 A public hearing will be held by the Zoning Hearing Master, pursuant to Hillsborough County Ordinance 92-05, beginning at 6:00 p.m., May 29, 2007, at the Board Room, 2nd floor of the County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, to hear the following requests. Copies of the applications, department reports and legal descriptions are available for public inspection in a master file maintained by the Planning and Growth Management Department, the Board of County Commissioners and the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners. All interested persons wishing to submit testimony or other evidence in this matter must submit same to the Hearing Master at the public hearing before him/her. The recommendation of the Zoning Hearing Master will be filed with the Clerk within fifteen (15) working days after the conclus(on of the public hearing. The review of the Zoning Hearing Master's recommendation by the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County shall be restricted to the record as defined in Hillsborough County Ordinance 92-05, unless additional evidence and/or oral argument is permitted pursuant to the terms of the ordinance. ANY PERSON WHO MIGHT WISH TO APPEAL ANY DECISION OR RECOMMENDATION MADE BY THE ZONING HEARING MASTER OR THE GOVERNING BODY REGARDING ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE FORTHCOMING PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT THEY WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, THEY MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE AS IT WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Additional information concerning these requests may be obtained by calling the Department of Planning and Growth Management at (813) 276-2058. REZONING REQUESTS Petition RZ 06-1109-TH, filed on 4/1212006 by Scime For Permits of 4706 N. Thatcher Ave., Tampa, FL 33614, ph 813-872-7768, requesting a zone change from CG to PD. The property is 3 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 9 Township 28 Range 20 or NE comer of Jackson Rd. & u.s. Hwy. 301. en Petition RZ 07-0789-EL, filed on 2/23/2007 by Questus Capital LLC, c( represented by Adam M. Harden, of 6605 S. Bayshore, Tampa, FL 33611, C ph 813-781-2558, requesting a zone change from ASC-1, AR & CN to PD. 0:: The property is 21.57 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 25, 36 g Township 28 Range 19 or N & S side of E. Sligh Ave., 600' W/0 LL U.S. Hwy. 3_Q1. : Petition RZ 07-0820-SFN, filed 2/28/2007 by 4 Solutions. Inc., represented by BBE-Boggs Engineering of 607 S. Alexander St., #101, Plant City, FL 33563, ph 813-759-1223, requesting a zone change from RSC-4 & RDC-6 to RSC-9 (R). The property is 9.65 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 3 Township 29 Range 20 or E/S of C.R. 579, 150' N/0 Mango Groves Blvd. Petition RZ 07-0954-TH, filed on 3/21/2007 by Island Home and Properties, LLC represented by James Chakkalakal of 9350 Bay Plaza Blvd., #120-02, Tampa, FL ph 813-514-8196, requesting a zone change from AR to AS-1. The property is 21.05 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 29 28 Range 20 or NW corner of Virginia Lane & E. Sligh Ave. Petition RZ 07-0958-ER, filed on 3/22/2007 by Jim Stutzman of 3314 Henderson Blvd., #108, Tampa, FL 33609, ph 813-831-6600, requesting a zone change from RSC-2 to BP-0. The property is 1.31 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 7 Township 29 Range 21 or NW corner of Stephens Lane & Sydney Rd. Petition RZ 07-0969-EGL, filed on 3/27/2007 by Tampa Home Buyers LLC, represented by David Clisset of 23315 Shining Star Dr., Land O'Lakes, FL 34639 ph 813-679-6399, requesting a zone change from RSC-6 to RMC-12. The property is 0.76 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 21 Township 28 Range 18 or 4205 W. Humphrey St. Petition RZ 07-0981-BR, filed on 3/30/2007 by Dan Fradley of 1412 Victoria St., Brandon, FL 33510, ph 813-380-7780, requesting a zone change from RSC-6 to RSC-9. The property is 2.49 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 21 Township 29 Range 20 or N/S of Victoria St., 300' W/0 Limona Rd. MODIFICATION REQUESTS .. Petition MM 07-0098-TH, filed on 10/19/2006 by Progressive Engineering Corp., r.epresented by Genesis Group of 3910 U.S. Hwy. 301 N., #140, Tampa FL 33619, ph 813-620-4500, requesting a major modification to a PD. The property i!i 8.26 acres and presently zoned PD (02-0215). It is located in all or parts. of Section 18 Township 28 Range 20 or W/S of Rd., 300' S/0 U.S. Hwy. 301 ." Notice of Public Hearing-May 30, 2007 A public hearing will be held by the Zoning Hearing Master, pursuant to Hillsborough County Ordinance 92-05, beginning at 6:00 p.m., May 30, 2007, at the Board Room, 2nd floor of the County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, to hear the following requests. Copies of the applications, department reports and legal descriptions are available for public inspection in a master file maintained by the Planning and Growth Management Department, the Board of County Commissioners and the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners. All interested persons wishing to submit testimony or other evidence in this matter must submit same to the Hearing Master at the public hearing before him/her The recommendation of the Zoning Hearing Master &>ill be filed with the Clerk within fifteen (15) working days after the conclusion of the public hearing. The review of the Zoning Hearing Master's recommendation by the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County shall be restricted to the record as defined in Hillsborough County Ordinance 92-05, unless additional evidence and/or oral argument is permitted pursuant to the terms of the ordinance. ANY PERSON WHO MIGHT WISH TO APPEAL ANY DECISION OR RECOMMENDATION MADE BY THE ZONING HEARING MASTER OR THE GOVERNING BODY REGARDING ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE FORTHCOMING PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT THEY WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, THEY MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE AS IT WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Additional information concerning these requests may be obtained by calling the Department of Planning and Growth Management at (813) 276-2058. REZONING REQUESTS Petition RZ 06-1386-BR, filed on 5/25/2006 by Albert J. Carapella, represented by Timothy H. Powell of P.O. Box 1016, Valrico, FL 33601, ph 813-204-9554, requesting a zone change from ASC-1 to BP-0 (R). The property is 1.95 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 5 Township 30 Range 20 or N/S of Bloomingdale Ave., 1/4 mile W/0 Providence Rd. Petition RZ 07-0016TH, filed on 1 0/4/2006 by Jefferson Estates LLC, represented by Mark Bentley, Esq., of 201 N. Franklin St., #2200, Tampa, FL 33602, ph 813-273-5041, requesting a zone change from PD-H (92-196) to PD. The property is 4.89 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 18 Township 28 Range 20 or EIS of Jefferson Rd., 1/4 mile N/0 U.S. Hwy. 301. Petition RZ 07-0716-TH, filed on 2/12/2007 by Thonotosassa Oaks, LLC, represented by David M. Mechanik of 305 S. Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33606, ph 813-276-1920, requesting a zone change from AR to PD. The property is 23.2 acres arid is located in all or parts of Section 18, 19 Township 28 Range 20 or NW corner of Walker & Harney Rd. Petition RZ 07-0826-RU, filed on 3/1/2007 by Florida Home Partnership, represented by Molloy & James of 325 S. Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33606, ph 813-254-7157 requesting a zone change from AR to PD. The property is 47.11 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 9 Township 32 Range 19 or NW corner of 21st St. SE & 14th Ave. SE. Petition RZ 07-0985-PR, filed on 4/2/2007 by Trans Continental Marine Repair & Drydock Corp., represented by Mark Bentley, Esq., of 201 N. Franklin St., #2200, Tampa, FL 33602, ph 813-273-5041, requesting a zone change from AI to M. The property is 3.21 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 34 Township 29 Range 19 or W/S of S. 54th St., 200' N/0 Hartford St. Petition RZ 07-0986-PR, filed on 4/2/2007 by George H. Lorton, represented by Mark Bentley, Esq., of 201 N. Franklin St., #2200, Tampa, FL 33602, ph 813-273-5041, requesting a zone change from ASC-1 to RSC-6. The property is 2.14 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 35 Township 29 Range 19 or SIS of 36th Ave. S., 200' W/0 70th St. Petition RZ 07-0991-TH, filed on 4/3/2007 by Carl W. Larry, Sr., represented by Lamarcus W. Larry-of 4429 Cobia Dr., Tampa, FL 33617, ph 813-270-1773, requesting a zone change from AR to ASC-1. The property is 4 .54 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 20 Township 28 Range 20 or SIS of Joe Ebert Rd., 200' W/0 Tom Folsom Rd. Petition RZ 07-1057-NWH, filed on 4/5/2007. by Bricklemyer, Smolker & Solves, P.A. of 500 E. Kennedy Blvd., #200, Tampa, FL 33S02, ph 813-223-3888, requesting a zone change from AS-1 & PD-MU (90-18) to CG. The property is 18.88 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 11 Township 28 Range 17 or EIS of Sheldon Rd., 300' S/0 Citrus Park Dr. SCHOOL SITE PEVIEW Petition SCH 07-0890 (HS), filed 3/13/2007 by School District of Hillsborough County, represented by Gina K. Grimes, Esq. of WilsonMiller of 101 E. Kennedy Blvd., #3700, Tampa, FL 33602, ph 813-221-3900, requesting a school site evaluation. The 101.5 acre site is zoned AI, AS & AR and is located in all or parts of Section 19 28 Range 21 or North and East of the intersection of Gallagher Road & Newsome Road. FOR ALL YOUR CLASSIFIED NEEDS .. CALL LaVORA@ (813) 248-1921 "' FAX YOUR ADS 24n TO: (813) 248-9218 Or Emailledwards@flsentinel.com FOR CONVENIENCE WE ACCEPT VISA, MASTERCARD. EXPRESS AND DEBIT CARD PAYMENT VIA PHONE NOTICE ATLANTIC SKANSKA, INC Is committed to providing opportunities for qualified Local Business, DM/DWBE Owned Businesses to participate in the bidding of the Northwest Regional WRF Expansion in Tampa, FL, on May 30, 2007 Atlantic Skanska is an EO Employer. Please fax letters of interest and include your Cert if ication or ability to qualify to: Atlantic SRanska, Inc. Attn: Anne Weingartz Fax: 678-460-2638 Phone: 678-460-2600 TAX DEED NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that ANTOINETTE ZABALDO the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Folio No. 58117.4098 File No. 2007-88 Certificate No. 66329 Year of Issuance 2003 Description of Property: SUNDANCE UNIT 4 LOT 26 BLOCK E3 PLAT BOOK/PAGE 45/82 SEC -TWP-RGE 33-32-19 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES in which assessed: ESDA INC. Said property being in the County of Hillsborough, Stale of Florida. Unless such certificate shall b!i! redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at 501 E. Kennedy Blvd., 12th Floor Conference Room A. on the 14th day of May, 2007, at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813) 276-8100 ext 4809 to verify sale location.) PAT FRANK Clertt of Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, Signature Lauren D. Merritt Deputy Clerk !f you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 276-8100 extension 4205, two working days prior to the date the service is if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING As a result of being unable to effectuate certified mail notice to violators of the City Code, notice is hereby given that a Tampa Municipal Code Enforcement Hearing Master has scheduled a public hearing on May 16, 2007, at 9 : 00 a .m to hear the below listed cases which are in v i olation of the City o f Tampa Code Information listed below describes the case number property owner(s), violation address, code section violated, and legal description o f s u b j ect property in that order. The hearing will be held in City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd Tampa Florida Affected property owners will be given the opportunity to discuss the alleged violations. Should anyone have any questions regarding these cases please call the Office of the C i ty Clerk at (S13) 274-7286 or (813) 274-7079. Please note that if any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Code Enforcement Hearing Master with respect to any matter considered at t he meeting or hearing, they will need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. CASE # 06-26562 PANDO ALEXIS 2209 CORRINE ST TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-46, 19-47, 19-49 & 19-50 EAST TAMPA BLOCKS 1 TO 40 AND 55 TO 62 LOT 8 BLOCK 21. 190680.0000 CASE # 06-27556 BULLOCK WALTER M JR BULLOCK NADA J 722 S DAVIS BL TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-49, .19-238, 27-129 BYARS THOMPSON ADDITION DAVIS ISLAND SWL Y 25 FT OF LOT 20 AND LOT 21 LESS SWL Y 21 FT BL.OCK 7 196q92.0000 CASE # 06-27690 ROBINSON LINCOLN G ROBINSON AINSWORTH 2805 N FLORIDA AV TAMPA, FL SECTION : 20. 5 LOT 14 AND N 1/2 OF W 105FT OF LOT 15 BLOCK3 183163.0000 CASE # 06-30808 TIPPLE KEVIN 816 E CONOVER ST TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-46 19-47, 19-49, 19-50,27-133 RECORD GROVE LOTS 21AND22BLOCK1 AND N 1/2 OF ALLE Y ABUTTINGTHE R EOF 164586.0000 CASE# 06-31421 GUZMAN RAQUEL T 401 E ROBLES ST, A/f3 il. TAMPA, FL SE C T IONS : 272 18 BLAKE S LOT 5 BLOCK2 183235.0000 CASE# 06-31695 TWO AMIGOS REALTY PARTNERS I% REG. AGT. HU G HES GREGORY 11614 N NEBRASKA AV TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-47 19236, 19 -237 HUTCHINS O N SUBDIVI S I O N R EPLATOF PARCEL1 95072 .0102 n, CASE# 06-31784 PARENTE JAMES P AND TRACY A 2502 W HAMIL TON AV TAMPA, FL SECTION: 27-129 GROVE PARK ESTATES UNIT NO 3 REPLAT LOTS 11 AND 12 LESS R/W FOR ARMENIA AVENUE BLOCK D 1 02760.0000 CASE# 06-32239 MILANI KAMRAN 9368 N FLORIDA AV TAMPA, FL SECTION: 20. 5 HAMNER' S MARJORY 8 AND W E FLORILAND S 70 FT OF N 340 FT OF E 135 FT OF BLOCK 7 LESS E 15FT FOR FLORIDA AVE R/W 99646 .0000 CASE # 06-32823 WHITE PATRICIA M 2308 E 8TH AV TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 1949, 19-231 TURMAN'S EAST YBOR LOT 11 BLOCK 11 189206.0000 CASE# 06-32828 WALKER TITUS H 2303 E 9TH AV TAMPA, FL SECTI O,NS : 1949, 19-50, 19231 TU RMAN' S EAST YBOR LOT 7 BLOCK 11 189203.0000 CASE# 06-32872 TREMBLAY GABRIEL M 2315 E 9TH AV TAMP A FL SECTIONS: 19-50, 19 231 TURMAN'S EAST YBOR W 1/2 OF LOT 1 BLOCK 11 189197.0000 CASE # 07-00428 M CDONALD WALLACE 3101 E 11TH AV TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-49, 19 231 19-23 2 POWELL' S ADDIT ION LOTS 6 AND 7 BLOCK 3 175776 .0000 CASE# 07-00777 SUMNER MARTIN BRIAN 1905 N 31ST ST TAMPA, FL S ECTI O N S : 19-49, 1950, 19-232 POWELL' S ADDITION LOT 7 BLOC K 11 1 75826.0000 -CASE# 07-00780 CASE# 07-05693 TOROJUAN MATTES KIMBERLY A 3107 E 9TH AV 1221 E CHELSEA ST TAMPA, FL TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-46, 19-49 19-50, SECTIONS: 5-104.3.1, 5-105.1, 19-231 19-232 5-108.4 POWELL'S ADDITION DOWNING SUBDIVISION LOT 4 BLOCK 11 LOT 2 BLOCK2 175823.0000 172437.0000 CASE# 07-00781 CASE# 07-05719 SKAGGS RUBY AND MELANIE THOMPSON ESTATE OF CESAIRE SAMUEL 3109 E 9TH AV 1904 E LOUISIANA AV TAMPA, FL TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-49, 19-231 19-232 SECTIONS: 5-104. 3 1 5-105.1 POWELL'S ADDITION 5-108 4 LOT 3 BLOCK 11 PARRISH HOME 175822 .0000 LOT17 157533.0000 CASE# 07-00879 TORO JUAN RIVAS EDITH CASE# 07-05746 3209 E 9TH AV GARCIA OMAR M TRUSTEE TAMPA FL 4405 W VIRGINIA AV SECTIONS: 19-46, 1 9-49, 19-50 TAMPA, FL POWELL' S ADDITION LOT 3 BLOCK 10 SECTIONS: 5-104. 3 1 5 -105. 1 175810.0100 5 108.4 DREW PARK RE PLAT OF CASE# 07-00880 LOT 1 3 BLOCK 79 TORO JUAN RIVAS EDITH 108757.0000 3211 E 9TH AV TAMPA, FL 07-05748 SECTION S : 19-46, 19-49, 19-50 ABRAHAMS TYRONE POWELL'S ADDITION LOT 2 BLOCK 10 700 E BROAD ST TAMPA, FL 175810.0000 SECTIONS: 5-104.3.1 5-105. 1, 5-108.4 CASE# 07-01422 W INNIPEG BENDER KIMBERLEY E S 1/2 LOT 6 3622 W RENELLIE Cl 161386.0000 TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-26 CASE# 07-05749 BEL MAR UNIT N O 2 MAPP DARYL LO T 137 122369.0000 8104 N MARKS ST TAMPA, FL CASE# 07-04986 SECTIONS: 5 -104.3. 1 5-105. 1 BITMAN SCOTT 5 108.4 7601 N NEBRASKA AV FERN CLIFF TAMPA FL LOT 48 OF F ERN CLIFF & W S ECTION S : 5 -104 3. 1 5 -105. 1 1 50FT OF LOT A LESS N 5-108.4 5 FT OF HENDRY AND EVELYN CITY KNI GHTS ADD TO SULPHUR E 105 FT OF S 36 FT OF LOT 4 & SPRINGS -E 105FT OF LOTS 5 AND 6 169868.0000 149790.0000 l -CASE# 07-0501 1 CASE# 07-06800 LEON JESUS 0 CRUZ REBECA HESTER YVONNE C N ROME AV 1104 E LOUISIANA AV TAMPA, FL TAMPA,.FL SECTIONS: 5-104. 3 1 5-105. 1 SECTIONS: 5 -104. 3 1 5-10 5 2, 5 108.4 5 108 4 N 69.89 F T OF NW 1/4 OF SW 1/4 D E M O REST OF SW 1/4 OF SW 1/4 OF SE 1/4 L ESS W25 FT PART OF LOT 6 BLOCK 18 97 264.0000 D E S C AS : B E G A T NW COR O F S D LOT 6 THN S 89 D E G 5 9 CASE# 07-05016 MIN 11 S E C E 4 0 8 4 F T S 00 CHAVARRIAGE CARLOS J DEG 20 MIN 30 SEC E 115.03 2202 W SKAGWAY AV FT TO PT ON S LINE OF SD TAMPA, FL LOT 6 THN N 90 D E G 00 MIN 00 SECTIONS : 5 -104. 3 : 1 5 1 05.1. 2 S E C W 40. 84 FT TO SW COR 5 -108. 4 CARROLL CITY OF SO LOT 6 THN N 00 DEG 2 0 LO T34 MIN 3 0 SEC W 115 .04 F T 96151 .0100 TOPOB 171750.0000 GET NOTIC ED PLACE YOUR AD IN THE BUSIN E SS DIRECTORY FOR DETAILS CALL LaVORA @ (813) 248-1921 FAX TO: (813) 248-9218 Or Emailledwards@flsentinel.com INVITAT I ON TO BID Pursuant to Chapter 69-1119. Speci a l Acts, Laws of F l o r ida, sea l ed B i ds w ill be rece i ved by the Director of Purchasing, City o f Tampa in his office unti l : 2 :30PM ON 5118/07 COMPRESSED GASES CITYWIDE 3 :30PM ON 5/21107 MOBILGARD 450NC ENGINE OIL 3:30PM ON 5/22 1 07 WATER SOFTENER SALT 3:30PM ON 5/23/07 HYDRAULIC ACCESSOR I ES AND CUSTOM FABRICATION then and thereafter to be publ icly opened and read. B id document s a r e available at the Purchasi ng Department (Phone No. 813/274-8351) It is hereby made a part o f this Invitat ion for B i d that the sub m i s si on of any Bid in response to th i s advertised request shall constitute a Bid made under the same conditi o ns f o r the same contract p r ice and for t he same effective period as thi s Bid to all public entit i es i n Hillsborough County Dated : 5 / 11/07 Gregory K. Spearman, CPPO Director of Purchasing City of Tampa, FL 306 E Jackson Street Tampa, FL 33602 "This Is It" Licensed MotivatedAnd Professional Stylists Are Invited To Grow With Us Call Jay (813) 458-0711 Don't Wait! Riverview Area Child Care Needed For Infant In My Hom e References/Background Check Weekly Cash Pay Of $100.00 Great Opportunity F:o r R e t ir ed Mom 813 -546-8387 PRESS OPERATOR NEEDED A 8 Dick 1 2 Color Experienced Preferred Fu ll Time Position Apply In Person 5205 N. Lois Avenue Tampa, FL 33614 ADVE RTISE IN TH E F LORIDA S E NTIN E L EVER Y TU E SDAY / F RID A Y ...... ...... N 0 0 r 0 c )> C/J m z ::! Z m I J CD c: m ::! z "'C c: CD r u; ::I: m 0 m < m -1 c: m C/J 0 )> z 0 :::0 c


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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY AVIATION AUTHORITY INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids will be received from bidders by the Authority in the Service Building front office located on 'the second level/red side, Tampa International Airport, for the project listed below, until 2:30 p.m., May 30, 2007 at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Service Building Lobby Conference Room B, second level/red side: Airport Name: Tampa International Airport HCAA Project Number: 6020 06 FOOT FM Number: 402806-1 Project Title: Drew Park Areawide Remediation Phase 2 A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held in the Authority boardroom, located in the Landside terminal Building, third level/blue side on May 17 2007 at 10:00 a m For more information regarding the bidding of this project, please access the Authority's website at www.tampaairport.com;Quick Links,Airport Business, Invitation To Bid. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS Hillsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or proposals for the following, until the stated date and time when they will be publicly opened. MAY 31, 2007-2:00 P.M. P-0257-07 (DV) ANIMAL CONTROL TRANSPORT VANS Some or all of the above bid{s) may have Pre-Bid Conferences. Information on these and other Requests for Bids, along with Bid/Proposal results may be accessed via the following: {1) the Internet at www.hillsboroughcountv.org/procurementservices, or {2) by coming to the Department of Procurement Services office located at the address listed below. Minority and women owned firms will be afforded a full opportunity to participate in these matters and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color or national origin. Questions regarding the above projects may be directed to Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners, Department of Procurement Services, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 18th Fl., County Center, Tampa Florida, 33602, 813 272-5790 durin re ular business hours. ftuthonhj Contracting & Procurement RFP# FY2007-03 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR EMPLOYEE BENEFITS PROGRAM CONSULTANT 1. Introduction In accordance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development {HUD) Handbook 7460.8 REV-1, Florida Statutes and with other applicable laws, the Tampa Housing Authority {THA) formally request competitive proposals from qualifled, responsible, certified firms or individuals interested in providing Employee Benefits Program Consultant Services. Proposals shall be received until 3:00 p.m. {prevailing Tampa, FL time) on Thursdav. May 25. 2007 at 1529 W. Main St, Suite 213, Tampa, FL 33607 Prooosals received after this date and time will be rejected. Respondents are required to submit one (1) original and four (4) copies of their proposal. All proposals are to be sent to: The Tampa Housing Authority ATTN: Mr. Nicholas Dickerson, Director Contracting & Procurement 1529 W. Main St. SuitEf213 Tampa, FL 33607 Questions regarding this RFP may be directed to Mr. Martin Williams, Director of Human Resources at {813) 253-0551, Ext 170 or Nicholas Dickerson, Contracting Officer at 813/253-0551 ext. 1 09. FOR CONVENIENCE WE ACCEPT AMERICANEXPRESS, VISA, if MASTERCARD, AND DEBIT CARD PAYMENT VIA PHONE START IMMEDIATELY National Mortgage/Real Estate Firm Seeks Ambitious Career Minded People. Full Training, FT/PT $5k -$8k Per Month 1-800-679-7042 Ext. 0251 EMPLOYMEN CHILD CARE Now Hiring FIT & PIT Teachers For Infants, Toddlers, And Pre-K Morning & Afternoon Shifts Available Call (813) 903-0090 LALS Inc. Experienced Live-In Caregiver Wanted Weekend Caregiver Fri ?p.m. -Man 7 a.m Phone(813)377-5574 Or Fax Resume (813) 672-1659 alockhartprovider@yahoo.com NEED GOOD SECRETARY Must be experienced with above average computer knowledge. Pay commensurate with experience. Call (813) 229-1192 and fax Resume to (813) 228-9205 MV Transportation, a rapidly growing passenger transportation provider and leader in the industry, is now offering exciting opportunities for persons interested in becom-ing a part of our customer focused company. MV will be operating a new service under contract with Hartline transporting persons in the greater Tampa and surrounding areas, including Brandon, Temple Terrace and Seffner. If you are interested in being part of a team providtng a valuable service to the community-look no All Applicants Must Be 21 Or Older AVAILABLE POSITIONS Drivers Dispatchers Class A Maint. Techs COL Preferred! Paid Training Provided! Classes Fonning Now! 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MICHELLE AND E.:J. Happy Birthday and Mothe1's Day, Mommy Michelle. Love, from Zettis, Obed, E. J., Marquita, and Marc. God is love. llappy 8 Day ETHEL E .. COLE Mother, ithank cmd p rais e God._. today-for a mother who luis taU,ght a_rid way of the Lord : !'am eternqlly grateful. "Happy Mother's !Jay. 7.. Love,for_ever., your saii, Carl. I: : .,, MS. DEELf_CIOU$ ... .. :.: :.t a de.rfiil CHRISTINE HILL (Proverbs 31:10-31) Whether I succeed or fail; Whether I sink or sail; Whether I laugh oi cry; Whether I live or die; Whether I'm injail or free; It's so nice to know that ... You 11re here for me! Love, your family. MICHELE Wlll1TINGTON Happy Mother's Day to the most dedicated and loving mother and daughter a family could ever have, ypu are Super Mom We love and appreciate you. your sons,. Teree, Kanavis, and Mother Shirley. To my wife, Tonya Strong; our mothers, Faye Johnson Strong and Patricia Sims; Grandma, Effie Cole; aunts,"Ruth Stone, Rosa. Harri.o;, Aunt Candy, Jean Holmes, Cynthia Turne r Carine Porter, Sandra Miles, Willi e Mae Johnson, Eloyce Stone, Janice ReeceStreeter, and sisters, Kennetha, Glenda, Pookie, Gwen, Lalonnif!, Jennifer and Neisha Strong. -. .. .... ,. ... llappy Molher' 8 MS. MARY Happy Mother's Day, Momma, and Happy Birthday, May 21st. From Tanya Richardson and Family. NISHA AND TONY Happy Mother's Day! To my wifey, Nisha Smith. !miss you and the kids. Love, Tony. llappy Molher' 8 Day. Momma TONY A RICHARDSON Happy Mother's Day, Momma. From your sons, Rashard Glymph and Ramon Sureller. NISHA AND TONY '-. > .... : r -MARY HUFF \ (. ... ,.._;. ........... :( :: .. . Happy Moth e r' s Day. We lov e you, best nzoth e1 in th e uio1id.' 1 ').; '.' '{t .. ...................... I{ ......... ....... ........ .. ""' ... ., ....... .... ...__ .. ,. ... .. ., r 0 :a a )> C/) ; z m r;tD c: r r m :::! z "D i= r.-u; ::1: m c m < m -f. c: m C/) c )> z c ., :a 0 !. -..


c a: u. c z <( SONIA THOMAS We would like to wish our mother, a Happy Mother's Day. She W really deserves this special day. :::::) 1-Mother's Day is everyday for > you, mom. So you enjoy this day, ffi it's your day! ... : > A Mother's Day wish is going out to you from your four children: w Carlton Everett, Jr., Precious J: Harrell, Gera Alexus Harrell, and en :::::i Inajya Harrell. m We all love you very much. :::::) a. z ti ....1 ....1 :::::) m I ....1 w z j::: z w en <( c a: 0 ..... u. JESSE AND JAMECA On this day as well as all the oth ers, I place you close, more close, than all the baby mothers. You're my wife now and forever, but nobody want to see us together. But it doesn't matter, no, cause I've got you. Happy Mother's Day. Love, Mr. Powell and kids. ...... ............................... I "A man loves I I his sweetheart I I the most, his I I wife the best, but his mother 1 the longest." I I Irish Proverb I ................ ................. ............ 0 w _ANGIE, SYLVIA, JENNIFER, AND SELENA CJ Happy Mother's Day to bay area's Baby Mommas for the 07. If you don't know now you know. BEVERLY MADDOX AND BOBBIE MCDOWELL, JR. I thank God, for a special moth er, a special diamond, a special pearl, that outshines all mothers around the world, everyday of the year! Love, your son, Peewee! PATRICIA JACKSON Mommy, we would like to wish you a Happy Mother's Day and let you know how much we really do love you. From Phylisha, Alexis, Alesia, Byron, Patrick, Corey, and Jemirah. Shown Meke and Vee. Standing fro.m lt:ft to right, Wanda, Kristine, Tina, Carlette, and Pooh. :. : ._.,I -. A gives love, never pain. So keep it real and take the cards you were dealt: So follow suit and take care of your troops. Happy Mother's Day,jrom Buck. ;.'i : ... ', .. ,,


. -. SARAH WHIITINGTON AND SON, HORACE Mom, you me an ageless "Diva." You were made by God and fo1 God. His purpose fo1 you will extend far beyond the few yems you will spend on earth. You we1e made to last forever. I pray that God gives you strength to hold on so that I could show you that you are the closest to my heart. Love, your son; Horace Whittington. WA$HINGTON AND JESSICA WASHINGTON Happy Mother:'sDay to my "mother, Lisa; Jessicati love you, P.. ofll' .. much. .Lot,Je, Jerray ..... MOTHER AND DAUGHTER, SHIRLEY AND JOHNNIE MAE To my wonderful and loving mother, Shirley McPherson, whom I love so very much. I wish you a God Blessed Mothe1's Day 2007. Fmm your daughter, Johnnie Mae. ', 4 HERBERT and WANDA BAKER i / Happy Mother's Day, Wanda, from Toot and the kids You are a hard working, most deserving woman. Also, .Happy Anniversary, Momriza. One year down and many more to go So stay focused cause we're riding I see the future, Baby, youand Twill'get better with time. Love, Big Daddy. t .. ...I Too blessed be shessed, too fly"' to cry, too bad to be sad. So forget how you feel about me cause every-... thing real about me. And without me, there would be no me. Happy Mother's Day to myself, my mom, aunties, and all the Good Mothers .., ; ; ,_ ;:. MS. NIKKI ... ,., .. 1' .. ;!,'; L MS. VAL BIG MAMA AND FRIENDS llappy Molltmt s Day ,. fil l CHEVON AND DARLENE. \ .... f People wh9 see beautp in those ar,ound them cause beautiful things to happen. Mom, I hope this Mother's Day brings to you all-the love and joy that you have brought to others. ;"-: Love, your family, and son-in-law, Chris: .: I[ J : .. .. : N 0 0 "'--., r 0 :::c en m :j, z m r I m c: r .. m -f z "tt c:: m r en :J: m c m < m :::c -< -f c: m en c > z c ., :::c 6 ..


Q a: LL. Q z < Q ::J 1-w > w c w J: (/) :i cc ::J Q. z tu _, _, ::J cc ..:.. w z j::: z w (/) < c a: 0 _, u. To My Beautiful Queen TASHIA SMITH JONES i love you. From your husband, Daniel Jones. MS. PINK I see your jealousy as you're watching .. I'm the future and the past is the past. Don't dislike, get like! Happy Mother's Day to me. Love, Me! llappy Molher s Day The World s Grealesl: Sisler Mr. Skrpe blerlahunenl ERICA llaJpy Mol:l..er s Day LINDA AND CALANDA From this day forward, let it be known that the above person is without doubt, positively, certainly, undeniably, and yes, indeed, THE WORLD'S BEST MOTHER. GRANDMA RUTH, MOM YVONNE, AND GRANDMA ALICE 'I Happy Mother's Day. Our rock, our strength, our To our ladies of excellence. May God continue blessing and giving you strength. With love, from Davaria, Demetrise, and Quanta. ILEANA AND BOBBY Happy Mother's Day to the love of my life. Keep holding it down, Boo,. Daddy will be home soon. Love, Bobby, April, Bo-Bo, D.J., and Jemya. Also, Happy Mother's Day to her mom, Mrs. Priscilla and grandma, Big Ma, RIP. VAL AND BIG MAMA llappy Molher s Day. Mommy TA'NIYAH AND TEQUILA I love you. Love, Ta'Niyah. JULIA THOMAS WINSTON Mother's Day is just one day of the year. But you're here everyday with open arms to keep us safe and warm. You love and care for us so much. You're the best mom and we love you so much. Love always, Vanessa, Pamela, Ruby, Noah, Betty, Garland, Patricia, and your grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Mom; Tiffany, with daughters, Razasha and Roshonna Happy Mother,. Day, Mommy! Happy Mother's Day, Big Sister. Love, Derek.


JANIE ADAMS Happy Mother's Day to our mom, enjoy your special day. We love you and thanks for everything. May God continue blessing us and keep us together. Your daughters and granddaughter, Stacye, Stephanie, and Shericka. MRS. MARY ROBINSON -. You are more than a mother. You pick up pieces every time we fall apart. Hci:ppy Mother's Day. Love, Linda. Enjoy your day,from Ms. Keshia, Ms. Ariel, and Ja'Quan. GABRIELLE Seven days a week we are fulltime bailers. Since birth, you haven't turned your l)ack on me. I love youfor that. You showed me, you can do it all by yourself. On May 13th catch me stuntin with my. mamma. Love, your daughter, Za'Ria. DOROTHY AND Jl.OT ROD Happy Mother's Day Dorothy and Hot Rod and to Martha, Mrs. Emma, and Mrs. Yvonne. ... MRS. JERALDINE BRADLEY Happy Mother's Day. From your husband, James Bradley. MS. TRINAAND ULCHOP Happy Mother's Day to my Black Rose. You're my heart, my soul, my everything; I've got nothing but unconditional love for my Diamond Princess. When everyone else tur.ned their backs on me, you stayed true and held me down like a G.-The past is the past, we are the futUre. So,for aU the others, she's been taken, Gonei By that #1 Goon. Love, your husband, Lir Chop. MS. USHAAND PAUL A special day has come for a spe cial lady. It hasn't been long, but it seems like forever ... like a needle in a haystack ... (it's hard to find) and since day one, you've stciyed on my mind. Yes, it seems like a fairytale, but, bae it's real and true. Happy Mother's Day, Babycakes, from me to you. -P. S. love and thanks goes outto our Baby Mam a on her special dtiy with Ms. Black Dot, a.k.a. Quanisha, Marquis, Marquicia (Dora) and Ziquis. MRs. JOHNNIE SC07T AND HER DA.UGSTER ULLIAN .. I ,. From Greg, Jerrold, and LiUian Scott. Also, family and friends, we all love you. N 0 0 "" .,.. r6 ,... (/1 m !i z m r-1 m c r r-z "'D c m -r-. c;; ::r: m c m < m :JJ -< c: (/) c )It z c ., :JJ: 6


Q a: LL. Q z <( Q en w .;:) .... > a: w > w Q w J: en ::::i m ;:) a. z ;:::: w ..J ...J ;:) m w z !z w en a: 0 Q ab w c, BETHANIAND MARQUAVIOUS Happy Mother's Day coming from your lil stunna: So tell them we clean in this so wipe us down! Love you, Mommy, Qua Qua. DELORIS ANDERSON To the best mother in the entire universe! We thank God for you and all the wonderful things that youdo! p Love, husband Albert; daughters, Michelle and Andrea; grandchil dren and great grandchildren. L NAKAYAEO.NORTON ZACKANDKELLY We'r e so proud of you and all of your accomplishments. Completing your RN degree and recently being promoted to Director of Nursing at University Village. Love always, Auntie Linda, and your boys, RaKeam, Miles, and Howard, Jr. WOODY AND TOSHIDA I know you want to read this, once you've seen the picture. But, the picture speaks louder than words We still rise beyond all ene mies and still stand as one. Happy Mother's Day. Your truly loved ones, Zack, Zakiyla and Zanayda. If ever there were a woman of quiet strength, it's you. If ever there were a wife with enduring love, it's you. If ever. there were a mother so completely devoted, it's you. It's always been you And if ever there were a grateful : husband, it's me. It's always been me. Happy Mother's Day to the woman that holds the high est posi tion, Ms. Toshida! I B ON FRONT ROW: KIANA, JADA, AND ROBIN. SHOWN STANDING, CUWASIAANDJAMAL Mom, You ve been through it all and by the grace of God you always remained tall, no task too big or small. Mom, you always seem to conquer all. Thanks for being you. Happy Mother's Day. Your kid s, Jamar, Kiara, Jada and Cuwasia ANGELA AND RO'NYLA Happy Mother's Day, Mommy, Granny, Granica, Low, Ashley, and Jo e ann. "For the One who called us off bre'eds, you check the. score-. board ... 2j3. Love, Ro'Nyla G. The J:'reemuns ... SMOOGA, BE1HANI, ANDQUAY ... -: :.... '"-' ; : : 1 ,,! Bae, we our and downs, but through 'it all; you always gon na be baby daddy main squeeze. So forget your umbrella, ya'll need a boat cause we eire making it flood for the "07." Happy Mother's Day! Love, Smooga BlJ!he. a a a u a u a u a "":" a oil ::-:. th e : other beautiful come by twos and by an d hun-,:t:.: dreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, : brothers, and ai.Jnts and 'II one mother in the whole world. n t ;. Kate Douglas Wiggin ouasnusun'll a


MS. CARLA Happy Mother's Day and May God bless you to see many more! And Happy Mother's Day to my sister, Ms. Donna. From Tavares, Kenyon, family andfriimds. DELTA SIMMONS. ._, ,. .. .. Happy Mother's Day. .. ... ; From::Aaron and Earline : simmons. we love you. while in attendance of a mother's voyage, one must realize how blessed they are to be a mother. Conquering daily obstacles with: the ability of punctua_lity and patience is what makes this Tenderoni truly blessed. Happy 1st Mother's Day, Ms.Brown from your SugaMama, Armiyah : .WILUEAND TRINA Happy Mother's Day. Trina, it's been a years, a perfect mother and for those looking, she's taken and you can bet that. Love you, Big Will. : 't;" :;_ifs. mcoLE ); -. .. Happy Mother's Day : I love you very much Best Mother ever. .. Mr. and Mrs. Milk. : .. l PraiseGoJ, llappy Moder, s Day MS. MARGARET GUYTON To our mother; Margaret, and her daughters and granddaugh ters, the beared siblings. And we pray for many more. We love you. RUTH WILCOX Mama, we love, cherish, ate; and honor you. We thank the Lord, daily, for blessing you as our mother. He knew you were the only one qualified for the job. Have a blessed and Happy Mother's Day. Love, Lata_sha, Wayne, Len ice, and James Wilcox. ". J:r. .. MOM, SHARON JONES, WITH SON, J.J. AND GRANDDAUGHTER, KEY ANA "No weapon formed against thee shall prosper." With God and you on my side, we can overcome this. Thanks for believing in me, mom. Happy Mother's Day from sons, J. J., and Rechard, and granddaughter, Yana. CAMILlA COLBERT .. Happy Motner's Day, Camilla. From your daddy Big Vernon. 'llapp. -/-1\) 0 0 ...... ,.. 0 :::D 6 )It t/) m z m r;m ? ,.. g) z "'tJ c:: m ,... c;; : ::1:-m c m < m :::D -< -1 c:: m t/) c ,.. z c 'TI :::D 6 )it. < I. Y ... .. -. Mod,.er. i Day,_ :--_ .... .. I "A d ..... .. th --. I -. 1 n so our mo ers r .: ... .... ... I haye'; ino(6 'oft8n than ,.-<. '.'!,\! ,, .:.\ .. BERTHA BROWN : .. J i:Id;py _Mom in the whole world! We want you to know we love you and would not trade you for the world. 1 'r Love always, Wakena,-Sam, .. Reshea, and Mitsheika. not I I handed on .the I ative spark, the seed I n ,ever 1 1 hoped.to see -or I like. a s&aled 1etter I E they could plainly I 11 read." ::-Alice "'' MARQUISANDTAMEKA .. :'. .. !'\ .... l, .-If you kn 6 w her then how she operates .t. '. Love, Marquis and k.ids.


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................ s:: llaJJY 1sl: Mof:lter' s RAELYNN AND RENEECE Love, Raely nn. .. Moin, you're an just. those abave. Thank you for yow patieirce, protection, an.d love. No pelson has ever been so caring cind J tvarm: Truly, mom,. you're a n angel in hwnanfo'rm.'. .. -_,. : .. .. HapPy lvlother's ,; -. -t. PROPHETESS DOROTHY BROOKS Thank YO!f for aU flour love, wis dom, and support in_ the ministry. You have done an timazing job of raising aU six of us and we appreciate ,you, not just today; but everyday. Love, your daughter, Pastor Flowers (LayLay). YVEITE Happy Mother's Day to the world's greatest mother and grandmother tuho is lovecj by many. Love, your kids and grandkids. MARGARET STEVENS We would like to say Happy Mothe1's Day to ow,. loving mothe1 and wife. From your loving and wonderful kids. Love, Alford a.k.a. Shorty. MS. TASTY Happy Birthday to one sexy mom on May 14th and Happy Mother s Day. We love you. Dreamim9 IMusiRel ALICIA AND RODERICK Back by popular demand, but this time it's special because I have my son, Roderick to share this day with. Happy Mother's Day! Love, Roderick, Meka, and the 1Wins. Happy Mother's Day to our mom, who will continue to shine on this day and every other day. Love, your husband and kids. I thank you God for letting me be this mother A mother's love for her children. When my children were small, the good Lord helped rrie to take care of my children, giving the love they needed and now as they have grown 1,1p; I still think of the hard things I went through, keeping them close together as a whole. ., .... 0 :::0 6 > en m Z -4 z m r;to c: r r-!:!l z "'D c: to .... '. c;; ::z::: m c m < m I did without so my three girls and two boys could have the best. I missed out on a whole lot of things I wanted. But, I couldn't well, at the time, I didn't miss it. Just to think what a mother will do to take care of her kids .. -4 MR. AJI!D .MRS. DUPREE You complete our lives cind I love you e ven more. 'Happy Mother's Day .... Love, Boogciloo ., ,.. There are moms and mamas and mothers. I'll all of them at once. Now, I have five grands, .a grand sons and two granddaughters and I love them always. I God each and every day for my children. I even worked two jobs to make ends meet with God on our side, I made it. Doris, Mary, Darrell, Eugene, and Felicia; grands, Little Gene, ; Little Dar.-.rell, Keyanna, Nisha, Little Joan; may God show you all the right wciy ,.. c ... -. Happy mother and grandmother; Ethel E. a.k.a. Miss E: : .' : ... ,.. ".: ...... ii Z C ., :::0 6 I --Jane Welsh Carlyle ....... "If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent." ;g Bette Davis lie A>-Mti A>-m A>-< <>-mti A>-< "t' c


c a: LL. c z <( c CJ) w ;::::) 1-> a: w > w c w :I: CJ) :J m ;::::) D. z tu ...J ...J ;::::) m ...!. w z j: z w CJ) c( c C 0 ...J LL. c .,... MRS. ERICA, MRS. LEE TO YOU Happy Mother's Day wishes are going to the World's Greatest: Mother, Step-Mom, daughter, granddaughter, sister, cousin, niece, auntie, and let me remind you, she's Clayton's wifey. Happy Mother's Day, Mrs. Lee! MS. SMILEY God gave me a message to deliver to all mothers. Kids are here to be cherished and loved so take that advantage and raise them. Happy Mother's Day to all moth.:. ers and especially to me. e e lle.ppy s Day To Tlte Rest: Mommie In TheW orlJ!!! MS. VALENCIA Love your Baby Girl, .SUCK Yes, it's her stunning like a balla with her stunna shades on. Happy Birthday, Slick, from Smiley and kids. HERBERT, OTHA, AND WARREN Happy Mother's Day to our motlier and all other mothers out there. This is a Mother's Day present to all mothers. Also, I would like to say Happy Birthday to my partner for-life and my lil brother for life, Otha L. Gaines and Warren Wilson. From Big Herb. USHA, GINA, POKEY, BABY, AND USA You can look, but can't touch, cuv we too much. Single and mingalin. Men are wants, not needs. These are mothers, yes, indeed. Happy Mother's Day,from Bailers that Ball. JUDY This Happy Mother's Day is for our Black Queen. We love youfor every thing you've done for us. From your starting line-up, Marcus, Jay, Tarris, and Mandela.


NIKKI, CED,ANDSHAWN We love you. Keep smiling, you deserve the best. Your kids, Ced, Nikki, and sister, Robin. "Mama exhorted her children at_-every opportunity to 'jump at might not land .on the sun, but at least we. would get off ground." _:..__ Zora Neale Hurston. COREY, JR., Z'OREY, AND STEFF ANI Intelligent, hard working, independent, loving, caring, and cute defines you. But, Baby Momma you're not, a Mother you are. Thank you for being there and supporting our boys and showing the world what a trying mother does. Happy Mother's Day, "Steffani, "from Corey, Sr., Jason, Corey, Jr., and Z'Orey. MIKEARRIA, MICHAEL, LASHA WN, LIL BIU AND CHARL01TE I'm independent, self-sufficient, and will never need you. And ifyot.J. 4on't exist on this holiday and want to, I'll grant you a wish or walls. "07." N () () ....... ., r-0 ::D s > (/) m z -f z m r;a::J c: r rm ::! z "0 c: a::J c (/) % m c m < m ::D -< -f c: m (/) c > z c ., c


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ANTROY AND OCTAVIA W11en I lpok at you, I see a woman with so much warmth and tenderness to give, a woman who is nurturing and loving, who fills my heart with joy each day I live... I see the gentle way your raise ow children as only a devoted mother can ... When I look at you, I seeforeve1 and know that I'm one very lucky man. .. Happy Mother's Day! MOWER MARY "MARA" ROBINSON Wl71l CHILDREN, WRELI, KEISHA, CYNTHIA, UNDA FAYE AND TINA. A grandma is a grandma; a friend is a friend; a mother is a mother, but what more can you ask for with all the above. Happy Mother's Day. From Keisha, Cynt, and family. KENA, AND CHILDREN, NYEN AND NEVEN Thank you mommiefor making it happen. We love you! llappy Mo\L.e: s Day TRACEE ASHLEY A time for. diamonds to shine that's why I thank God you are mine. Happy Mother's Day. From your husband andfamily. JA viiNJQUE, AMARI; RONALD, IMANI, AND A that raises all of her children up right, shall ti1lly be__ ble'ssed! Thank God for our .faithful and loving mother. -. Love always and forever, Javlinique, Amari, and Edriona. 1\) 0 0 """' "T1 r 0 :::D a )> en m z ::! z m r I Ill c: r r m ::! z ., c: Ill r c;; % m c m < m :a m 'CIJ c )> z c "T1 :::D 6 G) m ....


c a: u. c z w c w :::t: en :J m ::) ll. z t= w ..J ..J ::) m I ..J w z t= z w en <( / c ..J IL c I CD ,.... w CJ To The Wife I love More Tlum On Mother, s Da:g MR. AND MRS. JACKSON We've been together for a long time now, but every time I look at you, I see things that make me love you more than ever. I see someone who makes me laugh at all the little, funny things about -Ms. Jackson, you accept me as I am, and sometimes Fm iwt entirely love able, but you love me anyway. So thank you for being the mother of my children. Love, Maurice always. The Mother Of TheY ear AwarJ Dmm Role Please. .. KELLY AND KORISSA oes To ... Wheri we' are bestfriends to look this good, we.must say ladies, we shine like dimes. They are just our #lfan. So take note and shine like we do 365 days a year with our beautiful girls, Zakiyla, Zanayda, and Dreaiunna. As we know our daughters will say get it ma,.get it! P.S. Hey momma, yes baby, why these girls think they are baby momma when everybody knows you are wifeyfor life? P. 2 Well, baby, all I can say is we stay fly. We got money in the bank and bills stay paid! Okay that explains it so Happy Mother's Day mommies and years to come. CAROLYN, .MARY, DOROTHY,. AMANDA, MILDRED, AND LISA From the Moores, Valdez, Sanders, and Williams Families. KOLANDA, LOUISE, GLORIA, YVONNE, AND ANNIE -Whom I love so dearly. I place no one above you nor before you. We are all one heart that beats together. Love, your sister, Sa nora. MS CAMEL, left, AND MS. TIFFANY It's you this day is originally createdfor. Happy Mo ther's Day to the best mom ever! i'


TABOO, MAURICE, EARVIN, AND EARNISHA We would like to wish our mom a Happy Mother's Day. We didn't always appreciate the sacrifices you ina de for us, the decisions you made in our best interest, or all the love you always showed us. No matter how hard the trials got we always knew that yoll loved us. So on this Special Day, enjoy it: Love always, your children! RESHMA.ANDHALEY Mommie, you'Oe always put your family first, you've listened with your heart and when your help was need the most, you've more than done your part. No wonder you are loved so much: Respected so much, too. Not many moms in all the world could be as great as you. Happy Mother's Day. Love qlways, "Dudda Bug and Ron 'Neisa. DASHA, KENAN, WILLIAM, AND "MOM PAT" When we think of our wonderful mother, that woman so proud and so strong, we start thinking she should be honored each day of each week all year long Happy Mother's Day. Love, Le'Dasha, Le'Kenan, William, and goddaughter, Tiana. EVA, SONIDJt, .KASLA, KATIE, AND ARKESHIA Enjoy your special day. Love, your mothe1, Ms.'S. Gotten. .... .... I\) 0 0 -....! r-0 :::IJ 0 )> CJ) m z :::! z m r-1 OJ c r rm :::1 z "tt c OJ r-CJ) ::::a: m 0 m < m :II < c m CJ) 0 )> z 0 ., :II 6


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JAZzyTRINA I would-like to say Happy Mothe,.'s Day to Jazzy T,.ina. From Shaq, Tigger, and Lizzy. We love you. And mom, Cookie, hold on, much love to Elizabeth Moo,.e also. BIG MAN AND .. GOGE1TA. Mother's Day to my lov. in,g wife. Thanks for being a tc>ving and caring. mother and wife i love you. From Big Man and the kids. This pictu,.e speaks for itself. .. Happy Mother's Day to our #1 Mom. "Though motherhood is the most important of all the professions requiring more knowl.edge_'than any other, department in human affairs the .re was no attention given to preparation for this office." ..:..._Elizabeth Cady Stanton "1'1 JJ 0 :: ..... ..... 1\) 0 0 ...... "T'' r 0 JJ c l> en m z ::! z m r;OJ c r rm -t :z ""C c CJ r u; :::c m c ni < m JJ -< -t c m en c ?< )> z c "T'' JJ c ?<


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. GERALDINE MURRAY We ail love you very much. Lou, Val, Derrick, Camille, Jasmine, and Carl We pray the years to come are filled with Love and Joy. Happy Mom's Day and 70th Birthday. May the peuce of the Lord always be with you. Love, your Family. MRS. MATILDA Happy Mother's Day to iny life. May God bless you. I love you Mrs. Maurice Miller. r llappy Mot:l..er s Day BIG MAMA To a wonderful mother, thanks for everything. Tip. MRS. JOHNNIE MAE BLOCKER Husband Albert;. 4 children, Joann, Cleveland, Clevetta, Marvin; 10 grands, 13 great grands, and 2 great great grands. We love you. MANNY ARTIIUR AND MARY T. SOTELO To my wife, Mary, Happy Mother's D ay! All my love, all my life, with all iny heart. Your husband, Manny Arthur "Poppi" Sotelo. MRS. CHERYLENE LEVY Happy Mother's Day from the 2007 Tampa Bay Bulldogs. We love you. CHAMEIKA, JASMINE, MARTERRENCE, JR., AND ERNEST, JR. Mom, we know that sometjmes things get rough, but through it all you are still here for us. And that's why we love you so much. Mom, keep your head up and trust in God and through it we will pros per. Love, Jazz, Lil Quat, and Lil Ernest. BRIDGEITE AND RIKA I w ou ld like to .;ish my wife a Happy Mother's Day. Coming fro' m h e r kids and her one cind only man of her life. Mr.Rika. :XI 0 :!1: ...... ...... 1\) 0 0 "" r-0 0 > (/) m z .....j z m r;IJJ c: rr-z c: IJJ r-c;; ::1: m 0 m < m :XI -< .....j c: m (/) 0 > z 0 ., :XI 6 C) m N ...... 0


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-MRS. JOHNA BELLE ANDREWS When I think of mother, your picture comes to mind Searching the world over, no greater love you'llfind. When I think of mother, your kind deeds appear Not just on one day, but all throughout the year. When I think of mother, I think of the lessons taught ./ The things I learned from you could never be bought When I think of mother, there is no grief or strife Because your love surrounds me every dp.y of. my life. Sleep on my angel. We'll always miss your tender touch We miss your words of wisdom that meant so much. Your legacy will forever live on iri those you left behind And we're blessed to have known you, 'mother of mine. Sadly by theAndrews.Family. DOLORES WOLFE 1/11/35 --1/24/07 LA VERNE MIKE ... "";. .. .. : '\ "You were the wind beneath our wings." It's' been 3 months and 16 days since 'you've been. gone. Everyday without your physical presence seems so long. Mother's Day will neyer be the same for US, Mrs. Dee, but "God knows what's best for me .. Happy Mother's Day goes out to our mother, Laverne Mike, who passed away April 10, 2007, the day. our lives changed forever. Mom, we sadly and deeply miss you. May you rest in peace, "Sweet Angel." Love,. your children, Tera, Barbara,' Carla, Vincent; grandchildren; sister, Delbra, and brother, Philbert. We love a .nd miss you, Cecelia, Olivia, Marion, Tawney, Ruthie, andLinda. -MRS. MARIE ADAMS We remember when you left on that dreadful day, No words could comfort us; there was nothing to say. It took some time for the tears and pain to subside But even now when we think of you, tears fill our eyes. You strengthened us, as was the Master's plan We didn't at the time, but now we understand We remember you, mother, altho.ugh you're not here You'll always live within our. hearts, our so mother dear We didn't want you to leave, and that much is true But we realize that your purpose here was through W:e'll keep you with us always, go and take your rest We know as a mother you were truly the very best. Sadly missed by your children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren ..... :EVANGELINE DOSTER Passed July 4, 2006 Our hearts are still empty with the loss of you. Thinking of you on this very special day. Love You, Mom, your daughters and grandkids. 1\) 0 0 -...1 '11 r-0 lJ 0 )> CJ) m z :::! z m I;" m c: r rm :::! z c: m l en :::z: m 0 m < m lJ -< -4 c: m CJ) 0 )> z 0 ., lJ 0 G') m I 0


\ :..:. ..... 0 0 N c a: u. Q z < c t/) w ;:) .... w > w c w l: t/) :J m ;:) Q. z ffi ...... ...1 ;:) m ....:. w z w t/) < c a: 0 ...1 u. Rirlltclay OLIVIA (UBBY) MAYO ROANE 5/3/52 /23/1}6 Celebrating your birthday with family was a joyous occasion for ; YOU. Now you are celebrating your birthday in heaven with our Heavenly Father. You are free. We have happfj" birthday memories of you to keep in our hearts always. We love you dearly: father, Oliver Mayo, Jr.; children, Lisa and Terry; grandchildren, Bobby, Brittney, Steve and Ariel; sisters, Virginia (John), Theresa; nieces and nephews; and other family and friends. 1. DORO:TlfY KING Sometimes, in this btisy world we may forget somehow to open up 'our hearts to you, just as we're doing now. And so we hope you understand things we seldom say and realize our love for you grows deeper everyday! Happy Mother's Day. From your baby. Annette; John, Phillip, Moltin, Calvin; and Phillip, Jr. ... mothers are 1111 working mothers." ,I Author Unknown To a wonderful mother that we love and miss dearly. We would like to wish you a Happy Mother's Day and Happy Birthday. We love and miss you everyday of our lives. The Everett Family. AModersDag Memoriam NORA HUDSON 10-22-1919--3-3-1999' .. We remember you Mother, for your love, patience, courage, wis dom, cheerfulness, your endless faith. There could not be another who could fulfill God's purpose as you mother. Love, Th_ e Hudson Family. RUBY LEE PALMORE MARYJ.FORD We miss you mom. Sadly missed by daughters, Ms. Jimmie Lee Thorpe and Ms. Joyce Taylor, and loved ones, grandchil dren and great grands. RUBY MAE JORDAN We thought of you with love today. But that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday _and days before that, too. We oft en speak your name. Now all we have are memories and your picture in a frame. ,. We love you, mom. Joh;rpty Junior, Robert, and Floyd." It's been 71/2 months since you've been gone, when it only seems like yesterday. We miss you and think of you each and every day. Happy Mother's Day. Love, your children and grand children. LAURA MAE CHAMBERS 1910-1981 Dedicated in memory of my mother, LauraMae Chambers, and thanking God for a wonderful experience in sharing my 'mom.' Oh look and see how blessed we be to have had a mother to share with each other; who taught us the way and how to pray, to give of ourselves each and every day; who made us eat veggies and all the foods on our plate building strong minds, bodies and souls without a stomach ache. Who listened with her heart, hearing our deepest worries then sharing her own experiences of God's grace and glories; who was a part of the village, embracing each and every child, chastising, encouraging and keeping us from going wild; who dressed us up, took us to church and made us par ticipate; teaching morals, respect, integrity and how to walk by faith; who taught us to proudly lift our voices and sing "Songs of Praise," knowing the peace and comfort, the words would g"ive in coming days. Who taught us reading writing, and arithmetic for dividing fact from fiction and creating positive 1 at our hearts content, providing an outlet for hardships1 : stress; oppre5sion and who taught'us of God's amazing grace io carry us through this awesom e, sometimes lonely race. Who taught us, 'we're never alone if we let God lead us' for surely goodness and m ercy shall follow and protect us; who taught us of Alpha and Omega, the begin ning and the ending and throu gh Him, we have everlaSting life and will see her again. While Mother" is gone, her legacy lives on. Now, can't you just look and see how blessed we be to have had a mother to share with eachother. Mikki Chambers


r MRS. LULA MAE 'RALPHVANN Happy Mother's Day. We miss you mother and we all love you. From Carl, Janice, Linda, Micheal, Cassandra, Loretta, Christina, grand, and great grand children. ROSIE LEE OLIVER There you are in the early light of day. There you are in the silent words we pray. We all have been blessed by your emptiness with all the beautiful memories you have made. Every time we turn around, when we're lost Qr when we're found, we know an angel is looking down. There you are. When we are in need of your love, or searching for your hugs, there you are. Love, your kids, grandkids, great grandkids, and the rest of the fam-ily. MOTIIER ANNA MARIA (MARIE) MANRESA HARRISON .Mama, this is the second Mother's Day without you. I miss you so much. God knew that you were tired so He called you home to rest. Life has not been the same since you have been gone. The pain is still there, but I know in time that God will erase my pain because He promised us that He will. We miss you mama. Your children and grandchil dren: the Morton, Fisher, Jackson, Harrison, Williams, Arnold, Jones, Arenas, Dyer;,Dar.kins, and Alexander F.an:tilies.;, DORIS LAMAR A Mother's Day memory is going out to our #1 Doris Lamar, who departed from us in November. 2002. It's been 5 years, but God knows best. You no longer have to suffer. You are sadly missed by your four children: Sonia Tho.mas, Valarie Childs, Coller Childs, Arthur Pride, and Anthony Pride. Also missed by your two sisters, Dorothy Lamar, and Brenda Black. We all love and miss you. JUANITA TIIOMAS It's been 6 years since the Lord called you home. Gone from our presence, but forever in our hearts. The thoughts of the good times we shared help us to get through the years. We love and miss you, the Wimbush, Thomas, Spain, and Booties Families. BISHOP LEOLA' GRAHAM We love you and miss you very much. Your children: Elder Queen Thomas, Bishop Samuel Graham, Elder. Thomas Graham, Elder. Charles Graham; grandchildren, .great grand.children, and family. MARY LEE JONES Happy Mother's Day, Mom, with all our love. From your children. MRS. CORA ''GRANNY'' WILLIAMS The saddest day of our lives was the day our b.eloved Granny passed. But the joy iS knowing that you're with our Lord We love you dearly, but we rejoice iri knowing that you're with the Most High God, and it is He that loves you most. We love and miss you, Smokey, Tonya, Selwyn, Jr., Emmanuel, and Solomon and the Strong and Johnson Families. ''W hen .YOl:J are a you are : never really alone in your thoughts. '';. ... 1 A has think twice, once for herself and once for her child. '-I '. sophia Loren r-0 lJ a l> U) m z :::t z m r;-. m c r r-gJ z "C c Ci5 ::::t m 0 m < m lJ -< -t c m tn 0 .,.. z 0 0 G') m N C{' 0


Q a: &&. ,_ Q z II( Q 0 W ::: .... w > w c w :I: 0 ::i m ::: Q. z i= w ...J ...J ::: m ...:. w z i= z w -. C/) II( Q a: 0 ...J &&. MRS. MARY WUISE RIDLEY Mommy, even though your earthly body is no longer among the living, your spirit and memo ries just keep on giving. You are missed so much by. the Temple Street Team; Cynthia, Trice, Babbette, Ginger, and Darrica. MRS. MARRIETTA JOllNSON Jan. 5, 1905 -. May 12, 2001' God looked arou .nd H.is garden and found an empty place. He then looked down upon the earth and saw your tired face. He put His arms around you and lifted you up to rest. God's garden must be beautiful, He always takes the best. It's been six years and we will forever you. The Clark and Everett families. SHIRLEY SIMPSON Happy Mother's Day, Mom, ev en though you're not here to share this special day. We still love you always and miss you dearly Love always, your kids, Regina, Punkin, Mike, grandkids, and great grandkids. REMEMBERING -OLUEDUIA Love, your daughter, Janice Dula. MRS. OILIE MAE WILLIAMS Love and miss you, the Bradley Family. I MARY CATHERINE ELLENWOOD January 2, 1930-November 4, 2005 We love and miss you dearly. Your family and .friends .,..,:. DORETHAG REDDING "RITA" Almost 2 years, but it seems like yesterday. Life has not been the same. Grea tly missed, but not forgot ten. Your children and grandchildren. .. :.. ..... EUIA MAE MITCHELL We love you, who is not here with us in the flesh but in spirit. In loving memories, from your family, the Mitchells. GEORGIA ELMORE We .miss you and we all love you. From: Joseph, Earline, Aaron, Josephine, Joenisha, Na-Na, and Nate Miulng You MARY H. McCAULEY JAN.19SB-MAYaoo6 God saw she was getting tired and a cure was not to be. So he put His arms around her arid whis-come with Me With t earful eye5 we watched her suffer and saw her fade away. Although we loved her dearly we could not make her stay. A golden heart stopped hard work ing hands to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best. Love always, the Entire Family ;


DRUCILLA SUlTON Happy Mother's Day. Love, family. JIMMIE LOUISE EDWARDS Mom, we love you and m iss you yesterday, t9day; ancj.forever Your children; Connie, Wanda, Frank, son-in-law, Jimmie; grands, and great grands .. You On&Day THEIJWA CANTY-GARCIA May24,2003 When we think of ou r ,;.other, we draw near er to God above for only God in His greatness could fashion a Mother's love. Mr Rhonie J Scott, !r DELORIS GREEN 12-15-35 TO 7-13-2000 If our love could have saved you, you would be with us forever:; With love, the Family. In loving Memorg ELIZABETH MOORE GIBSON In loving memories of my mom. Love, Corey and the Moore Family. .. ./ Remembering You On Moder's Day MRS. MYRTLE L. REED 09-04 -09-15-02 Happy Mother s Day, It has been five years. It seems like yesterday. You ar. e in our hearts each and every day. Love always, your husband and family. l.L : MOTHER MAITIE B. GAINES Sunrise: October 25, 1911 Sunset: March 28, 1997 Now tucked away inside our hearts, forever to abide and some day in heaven again, your face we will see. Mom, we love you and Happy Mother's Day. Children: Pat (David), Bernard (Ethel), Ronnie, grandchildren and great grandchildren. A Relaled MemoriJ .And llappy MoJ:ker' s Day MAGGIE WILLIAMS 11/23/21 -4/10/03 In honor of our dear, sweet mom, Maggie Williams. We will always love and rememb e r you, but we know you are at p eac e with the Lord. W e miss you d ear ly. Your c hil dren: Betty, Frances and Tyrone; grands, grea t grands, sisters, brothers, and in-laws. IE -II I "Mother is the I I name for on I I the lips and hearts 1 I of all children." I I .. Brandon Lee I il .. ALBERTHA "BERT" .SIMPSON ELDER Sunrise: January 02, 1938 Sunset: March 12, 2007 She never stopped loving, caring, and giving. She always believed. She seemed unaware of the beauty that shined through her. The more you knew her, the more you admired her. Mom, you always wanted us to have the best which explains why you gave so much of yourself. So much of what we have become is because of the person you were. Thanks, Mom. We will miss and love youforever. Elaine Al, Sheri, and Joe, Bert's Children." MRS. MARY LOUISE HUNTER 09/29/41-8/27/2004God took you on hom e whe n we needed you the most. But He made us strong so we could carry yow l e gacy on. We love and miss you so dearly .' Gone, but never forgotten, you'll a lway s have a place in our h e arts and minds. You'r e in a b ette r p lac e so rest on. .. You r loving family, Mrs. The Hunter Clan, Wilson, Lama rs, and Campbell. 'R e membe1ing you on a very special day fo1 a ve1y sp ecia l lady. ..... ..... 1\) 0 0 ...... ., 6 l:J a > (f) m z m I;" aJ c: ..... .... !:!1 z "tl c: m ,.. en % m c m < m ::D < -f c: m (J) c )> z c ., ::D c G') m .. 1\). ":"' : C

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DEBORAH This is our fi1st Mother's Day without you physically, but you will foreve1 be in our hearts. We love you and miss you so much. Love, TeQuila, Derek, and Ta'Niyah. CYNTHIA ZEIGLER TAYLOR 1949-. May 10, 1987 "But thanks be to God who gives us the victory --making us conquerors through our Lord' JesusChl"ist." 1 Corinthians 15:57 Gloriously missed by the Taylor, Zeigler Families. ---SISTER BERTHA JACKSON "MOM" .. -l/24/35 ...:...., 3/22/07 I'm giad I was son, I thought I should tell you this, there were times you wondered. I wasn:t the easiest son to raise, but you it. You're always-therefor me, deep down inside. I was blessed. Today espcially, I want to. wish.you a Happy Mother's Day. Miss you. : .. Love, Bro. Michael Jackson; Pat, Lisa, Victoria, Byron, and grands. ,",;.' ''The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The '. woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. Rajneesh HAZEL MOORE In memories of our loving mom. Love always, James, Andre, Jenny, and the Moore Family. FRANCES BROOKS JENNINGS A MOTHER'S LOVE 1 There are times when only a mother's can understand our tears, can soothe our disappoints, and calm all of our fears. There are when only a mother's love can share thejoy we feel when something we've dreamed about quite suddenly is real. .. ., There are times when a motfter'sfaith can help us o, z life's way and inspire in us the confidence we need .from day to day. For a mother's heart and a mothe1's faith and a were fashioned by the Angels artd sentfi'Om God above. ..' ;. .. Mo,;.., you will always ci place in ow hea;ts. We lote you .and we 111iss yow beautiful sm,ile! Your loving child1en, grandchild1cm; great grandchild1-en. 1\) 0 0 ---1 'T1 r 0 :JJ c > (J) m z :::! z m r;aJ c: r r z ""C c: aJ c (J) :I: m c m < m :JJ -< -f c: m (J) c > z c 'T1 :JJ 6

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MOTHER MARY C. WATSON We love and miss you dearly. GRANDMOTHER ELIZABETH M. HARRIS Your children and great grandchildren. In lo-ring Memory OJ ; FANNIE MAE JONES I ..; r EVELYN DUPREE i ''Thank you" for the gift of today, yesterday, and tomorrow as we remember the loving spirit and the gift of life that you have given to all of us. Your loving children: son, Alonzo Dupree; nieces and nephew and their families; Mary Randolph (Tardy), Jennifer Clyde (Jimmy), Theron Jones, and Delphine Jones. In Memoriam MARY N. DAVIS Happy Mother's Day,. It has been 31/2 months since you've been gone. We love and miss you. From your children, sons-in-law, and grandkids. I A Rirt1day Memoriam. A Mollter s Day Prayer I f ARETHA P. YOUNG God saw you were getting weary, so He did what He thought was best. He came and stood beside you and whispered, come and rest. You bade no one a last farewell, not even a goodbye, you were gone before we knew it, only God knows why. Wonderful is the way we can best praise your loving ways. You were always willing to listen, care and help anyone. You made the world a more beautiful place and we miss and love you. Your daughters, Cherylene Levy, Derylene Roberts, Roberts, Cheryl Kelly, and Anglea Hicks. In lcmng Memorg SIS. NAOMI BEAL HADLEY 12-09-24 -oB-29-2006 Our loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great g;andmother, and mothcr-in-law. Our first Mother's Day without you. We all love you and miss yow lot,ing presence. You will always be remembered in ow hearts Yow loving daughter, Joyce Johnson; son, Mawice Hadley; dauglzter-in law, Beatrice Beal; and the rest of the Beal Johnson Families. .": ., r-0 ::c c )> en m z '::::! z m r-1 III c: r r-z "'0 c: III r-u; ::z: m c m < m ::c -< -1 c: m en c )> z c ., 2:! c > '<

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EVA MAE BA1TLE HARRIS LEOLA JACKSON BELL WILLIE MAE MOORE Willie Mae Moore, Eva Harris, and Leola Bell, thank you for all of your lov e Happy Mother's Day. c a: lL c z < c C/) w :::::) I-ii: w > w c w ::1: C/) :J m :::::) Q. z i= w .... .... :::::) m ..:. w z i= z w C/) < c C2 0 .... u.. Love The Moore Family. smRLEYANN MCNEAL BRONSON ATUNE MCNEAL The years keep flying by, but our l ove for you all w ill never die Happy M o ther's Day and happy e arly b irthday. Lo v e, alw ays andforeiJer, the f a m il y MOTHE R EDNA LARRY AND CHILDREN c Your precious love, beautifu l smile 'will always be in w hearts. CJ : From y o u r family. f MAXINE M C NEAL CLARDY CHRISTINE Deceased Our Mother ALZADA Deceased Our Sister SYLVIA JACKSON 1-23-59 --1 0"-28-03 Wife. ':---Although 3 years have passed since you left us, your legac y lives on throL!gh u s, mom. We lo11e you very The more Kita grows, t h e more she lookS like you. We miss you, Never thought we could make it without you in this world without you! Our tears were never fears, we'll see yo.u again. Love always, your Baby Girl, Natasha1 a.k.a. Thump e r, Kendrick, husband, Bro.-Michael Jackson, kids, and grands. ..-:


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