Hazel Ball, 102, of Anna Maria, died Nov. 24.
Ms. Ball was one of the first Bell Telephone operators and was a “Rosey the Riveter” during World War II.
Visitation and services were Nov. 29 at Griffith-Cline Funeral Home, Bradenton.
She is survived by grandchildren Karen, Larry and
Gary; and seven great-grandchildren.
James W. Stansbury
James W. Stansbury, 76, of Sun City Center, formerly of Holmes Beach, died Nov. 22.
Born in Washington, D.C., Mr. Stansbury was an auditor, accountant, systems analyst, program analyst and program designer for American Security and Trust in Washington, D.C., from 1995 to 1960. He was vice president of Manatee National Bank. He was responsible for the startup of Westside National Bank, now Bank of America, where he served as vice president, cashier and director. He owned Stansbury Ingram Associates. He was a chair of several chamber of commerce committees in Manatee County, including the committee to name Coquina Beach in Bradenton Beach, chairman of commerce director, vice president and president-elect of the Civitan Club, past president of United Appeal, past director of and member of executive committee of downtown Bradenton Association and was publicity association chair for the DeSoto Celebration for three years.
Private services were held at Arlington National Cemetery, Richmond, Va. Griffith-Cline Funeral Home was in charge of arrangement.
He is survived by wife Jean of 51 years; sons Michael E. of Anaheim, Calif., and James of Summerfielf, Ga.; daughters Sherri Gallaway of Duluth, Ga., and Susan of Bradenton; grandchildren Justin M. Daniel, Matthew, Austin, Justin L., Zachary and Travis.
Edythe June Williams
Edythe June Williams, Longboat Key, died Nov. 23.
Memorial services were Dec. 2 at Roser Memorial Community Church, Anna Maria City. Toale Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Southeastern Guide Dogs Inc., 4210 77 St. E., Palmetto FL 34221.
She is survived by daughters Laura Redeker and husband Tim, Stephanie Goodman, Michelle Gray and husband Duane; brother William F. Mallett Jr.; and granddaughter Abrye Redeker.