Marie Davis Coston


Mrs. Marie Davis Coston, age 91, of Starke, Fla., died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at the home of her daughter following a long illness.

Born in Fort Myers, Fla. June 3, 1911, Mrs. Coston moved to Starke 16 years ago from Albany, Ga. Mrs. Coston was a member of the Baptist faith and was a homemaker. Her husband, Albert Coston Sr., and sister, Mildred Autrey, preceded her in death.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13 at Crosby Lake Cemetery, with the Rev. Larry Finley officiating.

Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Hall of Starke, and Sara (Jerry) Moore of Morrow, Ga., son, Al (Sharon) Coston of Starke; sister, Catherine Roberts of Wauchula, Fla.; brother, Charles Davis of Wauchula; grandchildren, Marcia Macbeth, Nancy Harvell, Andy Coston, Emily Coston, and Brian Moore; four great-grandchildren.

Jones Funeral Home, Starke, Fla. is in charge of arrangements. (904) 964-6200.

Okla Ann Gilmore Hood

Mrs. Okla Ann Gilmore Hood, age 66 of Leesburg, Fla. and formerly of Newell, W.Va. and Jonesboro, Ga., died Wednesday, April 9, 2003.

A Memorial service for family and friends will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at Trinity Community Church, 10879 Tara Blvd. in Hampton.

Survivors include her husband of more than 50 years, Fred W. Hood; sons, Fred R. Hood and Michael R. Hood; daughters, Joyce Ann Bell and Sue Robin Jones; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Portsbridge Hospice, 115 Huntington Park Drive, Fayetteville, Ga. 30214.

Metro Crematory, Peachtree City is in charge of arrangements. (770) 631-4101.