Harry C. Adley
Harry C. Adley, 77, of Sarasota, died Aug. 30.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Adley came to Sarasota 31 years ago from Atlanta. He was a planner and consultant with the firm of Adley, Brisson and Engman, having provided planning services for all three Island cities during his career. He was a graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He served on the board of the Florida Endowment for the Humanities for eight years. He was on the founding board of the Unitarian Retirement Center and was an advisor for the League of Women Voters.
Visitation will be at 5 p.m. Sept. 10 at Toale Brothers Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel, 40 N. Orange Ave., Sarasota. Services will be at 2 p.m.. Sept. 11 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1230 Tuttle Ave., Sarasota FL 34234, or to the Art Center of Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota FL 34236.
He is survived by daughters Rhonda Kerr of Fort Myers, Andrienne Anderson of Flowery Branch, Ga., and Cindy Novak of Dubai, United Arab Emirates; sons Jamie of Orlando and George of Sarasota; and 10 grandchildren.
Brian Graham, 66, of Holmes Beach, died Sept. 1.
Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Mr. Graham moved to Holmes Beach from there in 1994.
Memorial services were Sept. 7 at Brown and Sons Funeral Homes, 43rd Street Chapel, Bradenton.
He is survived by sons John and Conor, both of Holmes Beach.
Dr. Stephen Olford
Dr. Stephen Olford, 86, of Memphis, Tenn., and formerly Holmes Beach, died Aug. 29.
Dr. Olford was an expository preacher and mentor to many evangelical leaders. He founded Encounter Ministries in Holmes Beach from 1974-79, and later Olford Ministries International in Memphis.
He is survived by his wife, two sons and five grandchildren.