On Sunday, April 20, 2008, JOHN WILLIAM DEMUTH, 84, of Zephyrhills, passed away in Tampa, and On Tuesday, April 22, 2008, SHIRLEY MAE, 84, of Zephyrhills, passed away in Zephyrhills. John was born August 15, 1923 in Pimlico, Maryland to George H. and Catherine I. (Base) DeMuth. He was a veteran of the US Marine Corps., serving in WWII in the Pacific. John was a Major Crimes Investigator for the Police Department, a member of the Shriner's, the Masonic Lodge and a Methodist. Shirley was born May 16, 1923 in Baltimore, Maryland to Edmund E. and Edna M. (Grempler) Walter. She was a telephone operator and an Episcopal. Mr. and Mrs. DeMuth came to Zephyrhills in 1975 from Maryland. They are survived by a son, Carlton D. DeMuth and his wife, Linda of Plant City; two grandchildren, Beth A. Alderman and her husband, Chris of Plant City and Sara A. DeMuth, also of Plant City; and Shirley's brother, James T. Young and his wife, Diane of Maryland. Committal services will be held 9:30 am Thursday, May 1, 2008 at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. Memorial services will follow at 12:00 pm noon, Thursday, May 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home. Whitefield Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Our Hometown Family Serving Your Family, Zephyrhills, FL 813-783-9900.