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Geraldine Wanton Lewis-Vasquez

May 21, 1949 March 12, 2021
Geraldine Wanton Lewis-Vasquez
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Geraldine Wanton Lewis-Vasquez, a lifelong resident of Keystone Heights “Speedville Community” was born on May 21, 1949 to the late Harold and Retha Mae Wanton in Palatka, Florida. She was a graduate of the Class of 1967 from R.J.E. High School. Geraldine also received her A.A. degree from Santa Fe Community College.

Geraldine was formerly employed by Sunnyland, Sidney Lanier, Head Start in Starke and Lake Butler, Florida and Shands of Starke from which she retired.

On Friday, March 12, 2021 at 12:43 p.m. God the Creator of all things walked by North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida and picked his Orchid, named Geraldine. She was preceded in death by her parents Harold and Retha Mae Wanton; her siblings Harold Wanton Jr., Shirley Walker, James Wanton and Mae Retha “Pat” Fisher; one great grandchild Aurou George and one goddaughter Ty’veshaia Byrd.

Geraldine leaves to cherish her memories:
Her loving and devoted husband of 22 years Pedro Vasquez, a loving and devoted daughter Yolanda Wanton, three special daughters: Yolanda Clark, Dee Dee Jones and Suri Jackson; three grandchildren: Jhoneka (David), Dale (Amanda) and Trayven; three great grandchildren: Collin, Lily and Emery; one adopted sister: Della Covington; one loving and devoted sister-in-law: Adell “Lavern” Wanton; one brother-in-law: Freddie Fisher; one great aunt: Zelma Watson; three uncles: Henry Wanton, Jose Mack and Horace Mack; a special niece: Angela Fisher; nine godchildren: Faye and George Pinkney Jr., Prisca Coon, Carla Blount, Tajhi Williams, Oviance Johnson, Jamasion Patterson, Keyon Davis and Jasmine Willis; six close friends: Ethel Pryer, Mary Gordon, Frances Perry-Fields, Mable Coon, Shirley Crum, Medley McDonald; her Jehovah Witness Family; a host of nephews, nieces, great nephews, great nieces, cousins and sorrowing friends.

Viewing will be held Friday, March 26, 2021, 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home, 21400 SE Hawthorne Road, Hawthorne, FL. Celebration Of Life Service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Speedville Community Cemetery, 875 SE 35 Street, Melrose, FL with burial to follow. PINKNEY-SMITH FUNERAL HOME OF HAWTHORNE

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Visitation

Friday

26

Mar

2:00 PM 3/26/2021 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/26/2021 7:00:00 PM
Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Hawthorne

21400 SE Hawthorne Road
Hawthorne, FL 32640

MASK AND SOCIAL DISTANCING TO BE OBSERVED

Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Hawthorne
21400 SE Hawthorne Road Hawthorne 32640 FL
United States

Graveside

Saturday

27

Mar

11:00 AM 3/27/2021 11:00:00 AM
Speedville Cemetery

875 SE 35th Street
Melrose (Speedville Community), FL 32666

MASK AND SOCIAL DISTANCING TO BE OBSERVED

Speedville Cemetery
875 SE 35th Street Melrose (Speedville Community) 32666 FL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Speedville Cemetery Final Resting Place

875 SE 35th Street
Melrose (Speedville Community), FL 32666

875 SE 35th Street Melrose (Speedville Community) 32666 FL
United States
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