Electronically Preserving Obituaries as Cultural Heritage


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

Snejana (Sneja) Ianeva

March 8, 1952 – December 26, 2019

It is hard to believe that the extraordinary, brave personality and the warm heart of such a remarkable woman is not with us anymore. Her life, full of personal and professional achievements was cut short during the Christmas Holidays after a few days stay at a Bulgarian hospital. Family and friends are still trying to find out the reasons for this sudden and profound loss.


Michael Royce Litteral

Mr. Michael Royce Littler, 27, 5039 Palmetto Road, Kissimmee, died Thursday. A native of Xenia, Ohio, he moved to Kissimmee eight months ago from Springfield, Ohio. He was a steelworker for Southland Construction Co., Orlando. a Vietnam War veteran and a Prostestant. Survivors: wife, Gina Chris Markel; son, Bobby, Dayton, Ohio; stepdaughter, Heather Renee Markel, Springfield; father, Roy, Springfield; mother, Evelyn; sister, Mrs.


Preston Erle Phelps, Jr.

Preston Erle Phelps, Jr., age 82, of Merritt Island, Fla. known as "Tony," passed away on October 9, 2019. He was born on February 1, 1937 in Pittsburgh, Pa. to the late Preston Erle and Marie (Wilmot) Phelps. He is survived by his spouse Mary Elizabeth (Gmitter) and two sons, Andrew (Jonelle) Phelps of Portland, Ore. and Christopher (Katie) Phelps of Pittsburgh, five grandchildren, and a brother and sister, Peter and Paula Phelps.


Larry Dennis Rogers

LAKE CITY, FLA. - Mr. Larry Dennis Rogers, age 71, of Lake City, Florida, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at his residence following a sudden illness.
Mr. Rogers was born in Mobile, Alabama on March 1, 1948, and lived in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Seffner, Florida before moving to Lake City, Florida in 1994. He worked as a meat merchandiser for over 50 years. His most recent employment was with SuperValu, Inc. of Quincy, Florida for over 27 years. Mr. Rogers enjoyed fishing, NASCAR and Alabama football.


Marjorie Kirkland Nichols

Photo of Marjorie Nichols

Marjorie Kirkland Nichols, age 93, of Sharp Court, Eustis, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2019. Marjorie was born in Miami, Florida, but grew up in Eustis. Marjorie moved with her husband Howard to Vestal, New York, after they married, returning to Eustis with her family in 1960. She was the secretary and bookkeeper at Eustis Elementary School for over 25 years.


Mildred Clarke

As we approach the date of Mildred Clarke's Home going we would like to reflect on her life and legacy. For her dear family and friends that would like to share a memory or leave a comment on how much she was loved and how much we miss her or a fond memory of how she impacted your life please feel free to do so.

Mildred Clarke was born July 10, 1948 in Edison, Ga to Rosa L. and Milton Reed SR.

Mildred accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age. She was a devoted mother , sister and grandmother.
She has been deeply missed by all who knew her.