Electronically Preserving Obituaries as Cultural Heritage

by ORANGE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM

EPOCH is a depository of information that will be held for future generations of researchers and genealogists. Family and friends of the deceased can submit detailed obituaries as a tribute to their loved ones, and in doing so help build a meaningful history of the residents of the community.

Latest Tributes

Kirby Grant Hoon, Jr.

Kirby Grant Hoon, Jr., aged 73, of Winter Springs, died October 30, 1985. Born in Butte, Montana, Nov. 24, 1911. He entertained millions as the star of the popular Sky King television series.

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Sara "Sacy" Caldwell Maxwell King

Sara Caldwell Maxwell (Sacy) King was born in Sanford, Florida June 13, 1913 to Richard and Maybelle Maxwell. She lived in Sanford her entire life. She became Sanford city Librarian in June 1951 where she worked until she retired in 1978.

That was the year she discovered after a lifetime of loving and making cloth dolls, that there was a world of porcelain doll makers out there. She bought a kiln, started taking lessons and never stopped. Always generous with her creations, if you professed to love something she made she would usually give it to you.

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Estella Zalame Brashear

Estella went by the name of Zalame. She was born on 28 May 1908 in Bowling Green, Kentucky and was the daughter of Richard Levi Brashear and Della Zoleme Campbell. Her parents were both born in Bowling Green. Her father died when she was two years old in 1911. She had two brothers Robert Lansdale Brashear and Richard Herschel Campbell Brashear and a sister Kathleen Hope Brasher. She grew up on her parents farm just north of Bowling Green. Her parents were the first commercial florists in the city and had three greenhouses.

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Juanita Elizabeth Reddick

Lovely Memory Of Juanita Elizabeth Reddick

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Edith Green French Lenhardt

Edith Green French Lenhardt , 87, died Wednesday, April 7, 1993. Mrs. Lenhardt was a retired administrative assistant for The Citadel Registrar's Office, Charleston, South Carolina. Born in Blacksburg, Virginia, Edith was the daughter of hotelier Mark Fulton Green and Mary Elizabeth "Mae Edna" Barger Green. She moved to Orlando, Florida in 1988 following the death of her husband, Maurice J. Lenhardt.

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Paul Ellison Slaton

Paul Ellison Slaton, of Tallahassee, FL passed away on February 1st, 2017, after his battle with chronic illness, surrounded by his family.

A Celebration of Life Service will be open to Paul's family and friends on Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at 10am at the American Legion Hall at 229 Lake Ella Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32303.

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