Houston Austin Russell, 58, former worker at Hermitage Enterprises

Houston Austin “Cookey” Russell, 58, passed away July 20, 2016. He loved Elvis, basketball, wrestling and watching the Three Stooges. Cookey also enjoyed Mountain Dew, cheeseburgers and fish. He was employed for several years at Hermitage Enterprises. Cookey was preceded in death by his parents, Houston and Joan Russell. He is survived by a brother, […]


Mary Ellen Chapman, 79, of Valrico

Mary Ellen Chapman

Mary Ellen (Nelson) Chapman 79, of Valrico, passed away July 6, 2016. Mary was a lifetime member of Ivy Farms Church of the Brethren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Paul Chapman Sr.; her daughter, Sylvia Jean Chapman; her brothers, Billy Lane Nelson and Bennie Lee Nelson Sr.; her sons, Larry Chapman […]