Thank you for visiting The Islander Newspaper Online.

We are currently updating our website to provide you better service and function.
If you would like to access the new site, please, click here: The Islander Newspaper

Sorry for any inconvenience. Our new site and service will resume shortly.

Web Master

The Award Winning & Best News on Anna Maria Island, FL Since 1992

"The Award Winning & Best News on Anna Maria Island, FL Since 1992"

Thursday, Apr, 24, 2014
Florida Press Assn. Award-Winning Web Site
Home Latest News Weather Sports Real Estate Classifieds Island Guide Islander Store

 SECTIONS

 • 

Main News

 • 

Classifieds

 • 

Opinions

 • 

Streetlife

 • 

Calendar

 • 

Fishing

 • 

Sports

 • 

Real Estate

 • 

Obituaries

 • 

Weather

 Features

 • 

Cortez Cook Off: The Results

 • 

Anna Maria Island Bridge FDOT replacement bridge

 • 

National Hurricane Center (Atlantic)

 • 

Advanced Search

 • 

I love AMI

 • 

Mystery Story

 • 

Fishing Laws

 Classifieds

 • 

Classifieds Page

 • 

Place An AD

 • 

Items for Sale

 • 

Garage Sale

 • 

Estate Sale

 • 

Announcments

 • 

Lost & Found

 • 

Pets

 • 

Transportation

 • 

Boats & Boating

 • 

Fishing

 • 

Kids 4 Hire

 • 

Help Wanted

 • 

Health Care

 • 

Services

 • 

Lawn & Garden

 • 

Landscaping

 • 

Home Improvement

 • 

Business Opportunities

 • 

Rentals

 • 

Real Estate

 Weather

 • 

Today's Forecast

 • 

10 Day Forecast

 • 

Today's Tides

 • 

Emergency e-mail

 • 

Storm Watch

 Archive

 • 

News Archive

 • 

2009 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2008 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2007 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2006 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2005 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2004 Top Notch Gallery

 Useful Links

 • 

Island Links

 • 

i.wed

 • 

Islander Store

 • 

About this Site

 Contact Us

 • 

Islander Store

 • 

Subscribe

 • 

About Us

 • 

e-mail us

Story Tools

Date of Issue: February 04, 2009

Obituaries

Claude ‘Moldy’ Fulford

Claude “Moldy” Fulford, 73, a lifelong resident of Cortez, died Jan. 26.

Visitation was Jan. 30, and services Jan. 31. Brown and Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 26th Street Chapel, Bradenton, was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Fulford was the son of Willie and Julia Fulford and the grandson of Capt. Billy Fulford, one of the original settlers of the area. He is survived by companion Mary Crowley of Bradenton; sons David and Donald of Bradenton; daughters Betty Noble, Peggy Monteith and Brenda Ramsey, all of Bradenton; sisters Betty McEntire of Largo, and Phyllis Russell of Joplin, Mo.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

 

Bernice Meyer

 Bernice Meyer, 91, of Anna Maria and Kimberly, Idaho, died Jan. 22.

 Born in Bridgeport, Ct., Mrs. Meyer worked for a Bradenton law firm until her retirement in 1979. She was a graduate of Bates College in Maine and taught junior high school. She worked for United Aircraft, later known as Chance Vought. She traveled extensively, played competitive bridge and was an artist.

 No services were planned.

 She is survived by son Dr. Robert and wife Kathy of Twin Falls, Idaho; two grandsons; two step-grandsons; two great-grandsons; two step-great-grandsons; a nephew; a niece; a grand-niece; and cousins.

 

Lois P. Townsend

Lois P. Townsend, 82, of Bradenton, died Jan. 23.

One of the founders of Children's Haven, Mrs. Townsend worked at Head Start and was active in the Palmetto Women's Club. She received a bachelor's degree in education and library science from the University of South Florida. She taught school at St. Barnabus Episcopal School and worked as a reference librarian for Stetson University in DeLand, Fla. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, Bradenton, was active in the Daughters of the King, volunteered at Hospice and tutored elementary-age students.

A celebration of her life was held Jan. 31 at Christ Episcopal Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238. Brown and Sons Funeral Homes and Crematory, Bradenton, was in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by daughters the Rev. Rock-Anne Paul, Lois-Lynn Bellemare, Laura Faye Charnell, all of Manatee County, and Margaret Townsend Martin of North Carolina; brother Rock C. Payne and his wife of Anna Maria; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Have your say:

No comments for this page. Feel free to be the first

Username:

Contact:

(email or url)

Subject:

Your View:

Please enter the security code below:

security  

Get breaking news

Follow the Islander on TwitterBecome a fan of The Islander on Facebook

Sign up to receive breaking news alerts via e-mail. We'll send you a notice when the news and classifieds appear online every week, before the print edition hits the streets.

Click here for Gulf oil spill updates related to Anna Maria Island.

Historic Anna Maria City Pier Plank Walk

Put your name, your message, your memorial on the Historic Anna Maria City Pier prior to the Pier Centennial Celebration! And join the fun!

CLICK HERE for Stoltzfus e-mails and related court documents.


FREE Island
Vacation Guide:
get it here

Cortez Cookoff

Click here for 2010 Cortez Cookoff Winner and recipes

To advertise here, please
visit our rates page
or contact us at:
sales@islander.org
Phone: (941) 778-7978
Fax: (941) 778-9392

Back to top of Page

Home | Weather | Real Estate | Classifieds | Archives | Contact | Island Links
Islander Store | Subscribe About this site | Classifieds Page | Place an Ad
For Sale | Garage Sales | Announcements | Lost & Found | Pets | Transportation
Boats & Boating | Fishing | Kids for Hire | Help Wanted | Health Care | Services
Lawn & Garden | Landscaping | Home Improvement | Business Opportunities | Rentals | Real Estate

Our Privacy and Copyright Statements © 1992 - 2009, The Islander