James ‘Jimmy’ Campbell
James “Jimmy” Campbell, 52, of Cortez died Oct. 26. He was born in Butler, Pa. He operated a lawn care business, and did some crabbing. Years past he was a commercial fisher.
A private offshore service is planned for Sunday, Dec. 6, to be followed by a celebration of life for friends and family at 3 p.m. at the home of K. Jones, 7616 22nd Ave. W., Bradenton.
Jimmy is survived by his brother Dave and wife Sandy Campbell; sister Pam Bruggisser; nieces Brandi and Wendy; nephew Michael; and great-nephew Brandon.
Charles E. Center Sr.
Charles E. Center Sr., 84, died Nov. 15. He was born in Chicago and moved to Anna Maria Island in 1979 from Los Angeles.
Mr. Center was a veteran of the U.S. Navy Seabees and served in Guam during World War II. He retired in 1994 from Manatee County utilities as chief of operations.
He was passionate about creating religious wood carvings, sailing and camping. A memorial service was held Nov. 19 at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd St. W., Bradenton. Memorial donations may be made to TideWell Hospice & Palliative Care, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238. Online condolences may be made to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rosemary of Bradenton; children Diane Boudro of Seattle, “Chad” Charles Jr., of Dover, Fla., Daniel of Bradenton, Tera Howard of Bradenton, and Rosemary Balandra of Bradenton; sisters Maryann “Midge” Temmel of 29 Palms, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.
Dorothy ‘Dot’ Hinely
Dorothy “Dot” Hinely, 74, died Nov.18.
Mrs. Hinely was born in Berea, Ohio. She graduated from Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, Md., and then went to work for the Millers’ National Federation in Washington, D.C.
She and husband Robert E. “Bob” Hinely retired to Anna Maria Island and later moved to North Carolina.
She began painting in the mid-Seventies and continued to paint until she became ill. She also volunteered for many years at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
A memorial service was held Nov. 21 at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, N.C.
The family suggests donations to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington DC 20090-6011; or the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 811 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota FL 34236.
She is survived by her children: Celia Hinely of Atlanta, Jennifer Hinely-Porter and husband Thomas of Mooresville, N.C., Andrew Hinely and wife Sophia of Atlanta and Melissa Hinely of Boston; brother William E. “Bud” Wiedman and wife Gloria Wiedman; sisters-in-law George Anna Smith and Enid Winters; grandchildren Vaughn Porter, Quinn Porter and Cooper Hinely; many nieces and nephews; extended family members Robert and Carol Lilly and their grandson Robby Lilly; and her beloved cat Cali.
Joan J. Landon
Joan (Johnson) Landon, 80, of Middlebury, Vt., and formerly a winter resident in Holmes Beach, died Nov. 17. She was surrounded by family and friends.
She graduated from Deephaven High School and attended University of Minnesota for two years. She continued her education at the University of Washington, studying journalism.
She married S. Whitney Landon III of New Jersey in 1952 and they established a home in Chester, Vt., and raised their children there.
Mrs. Landon worked for the Springfield Reporter, co-managed with her husband the Old Tavern at Grafton, and worked at the Country Journal magazine and Addison County Home Health, among other jobs, over the years.
She was actively involved with the Red Cross, Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Chester Garden Club, Whiting Library in Chester and Vermont Public Television.
A memorial gathering will take place at The Lodge at Otter Creek, Middlebury, Dec. 19. The family suggested donations to the Vermont Symphony or a good cause. Arrangements were by Sanderson Funeral Home of Middlebury.
Mrs. Landon is survived by her husband of 57 years, S. Whitney Landon III of Middlebury; son S. Whitney Landon IV of Brooksville, Maine; daughter Mary S. Landon of Burlington, Vt.; brother Thomas A. Johnson of Lewisville, Texas; four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Vernon P. Mora
Vernon P. Mora, 86, lifelong resident of Cortez, died Nov. 13.
Mr. Mora was a U.S. Navy veteran who served in World War II and spent his naval career aboard the U.S.S. Alabama. He was a commercial fisherman.
Services will be announced.
Survivors include two children, Jeri Culbreath and Robert Purden; 10 grandchildren; and 22 great grandchildren.