Obituary for Mary Roxanne Vest | Guerry Funeral Homes


Mary Roxanne Vest

August 7, 1953 ~ October 26, 2018 (age 65)

Mrs. Mary Roxanne “Roxie” Vest, age 65, of Lake City, Florida died Friday, Oct. 26, in the Shands University of Florida Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida following a brief illness. She was born in Mt. Carmel, Illinois and resided in Ocala, Florida before moving to Lake City, Florida in 1973. She was employed for 27 years with the Florida Fish and Wildlife and at her retirement in 2007 she was Duty Office Supervisor for Communications in the Northeast Region of Florida Fish and Wildlife, law enforcement division. She attended the Epiphany Catholic Church and was a loving and generous person and enjoyed family outings and travel, swimming, playing piano, was a world class cook and enjoyed pets. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roger Nesbit and Judith Fay Carrington Hardin. She is survived by her husband of 21 years, Kenneth W. Vest of Lake City, Florida: One sister, Tracey Hardin of St. Augustine, Florida: Two brothers, David A. (Kerrie) Hardin and Eric Dean (Debbie) Hardin of Raiford, Florida: Several nieces and nephews also survive. A funeral mass will be held at 9:30 A.M. Friday, Nov. 2, in the Holy Faith Catholic Church, 747 N.W. 43rd St., Gainesville, Florida, with Father John Phillips officiating. Interment will be in Forest Meadows Central Cemetery, Gainesville, Florida .Visitation and gathering with the family will be from 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday, Nov. 1, at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Florida.

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