NEW PORT RICHEY, FLA. - Roxanne Schibley, 54, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Mrs. Schibley was the daughter of Bobby and Shirley Watkins of Talmo. She was born June 11, 1959, in Marietta, and had been a Florida resident since the early 70’s, in both Pinellas and Pasco Counties. She worked at Elfers Christian Preschool for the past 17 years and graduated from Largo high school.
Survivors in addition to her parents include a daughter, Melissa Schibley, and grandson, Jase, Tennessee; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Robert Dobson, St. Petersburg, Fla.; brother, Jim Watkins, Talmo; niece and great-nephew, Michella Newman and Cole, St. Petersburg, Fla.; nephew and wife, Johnny and Cynthia Dobson, California; great-niece, Elizabeth Dobson; best friend and caregiver, Pat Blankenship; as well as many other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church of Elfers, 4050 Redleaf Drive, New Port Richey, Fla. 34652, on Sunday, May 18, , at 1:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Gulfside Regional Hospice, Inc., 6117 Trouble Creek Rd., New Port Richey, FL 34653
Little-Davenport Funeral Home of Gainesville announcing for Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, 8825 Old County Road 54, New Port Richey, FL 34653 (727)372-2550
Those desiring to leave online condolences can do so at www.littledavenport.com