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Mrs. Hazel Jenet Barnes
Mrs. Hazel Jenet Barnes, age 75, passed away on Monday, August 7, 2000. She was a native and life long resident of Macclenny, Fla. She was preceded in death by her husband Elmer, step-father Tate Powell Sr., and brother, Willard Harris.
Survivors include her daughter, Jenette (Bobby) Murphy of Macclenny; brother-in-law, Elgin (Dorothy) Barnes of Macclenny; sister-in-law, Barbara (Randolph) Chisholm of Macclenny; grandchildren, Becky and Patricia Barnes of Macclenny.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2000, at 2:00 p.m. in the Taylor Church with Rev. mark Woods officiating, assisted by Rev. Jim Cox. Interment will follow in Taylor Cemetery. Active Pallbearers are; Kenneth Kirkland, Mike Combs, Steve Kennedy, Billy Carter, Buddy Dugger and Greg harden. Arrangements by Fraser Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla.

Mr. Joel Hartley King
Mr. Joel Hartley King, age 61, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2000. He was a native of Cross City, Fla. and had lived in Macclenny for most of his life.
Survivors include his wife of forty-one years, Wanda; sons, Darrell (Stephanie) and Doyle (Lori) King all of St. George, Ga; daughters, Anelia Register of Macclenny, and Brenda (Dan) Hodges of St. George; brother, L.B. King of Cross City; sisters, Melba Lee Underhill, Lucille Futch, and Janet Ruth Pitts all of Cross City, and Mary Hobbs of Hampton, Va; twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Local services were held on Monday, March 27, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fraser Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla. Services were held on Tuesday, March 28, 2000, at Salem Baptist Purity Church at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Bobby Hires officiating both services. Interment was in Salem Cemetery.

Mrs. Olive Letha Ingram
Mrs. Olive Letha Ingram, age 91, of Maxville, Fla., passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2000, in Baptist Medical Center, Jacksonville. She was a native of Paradise Township, Ill. and had lived in Maxville for over twenty-five years.
Survivors include her son, Raymond (Chris) Ingram of Naples, Fla.; daughters, Dorothy (Mike) Green of Maxville, Barbara (Pat) Norris of Jacksonville, Donna (Gary) Hester of Orlando, Fla. and Mary (Roy) Shoots of Ill.; sixteen grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 25, 2000, at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fraser Funeral Home, with Evangelist James A. Croft officiating. Interment was in Turner Cemetery, Baker County, Fla. Arrangements were by Fraser Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla.

Mrs. Sarah (Granny) Battles
Mrs. Sarah (Granny) Battles, age 71, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2000, in Orange Park Medical Center. She was a native of Griffin, Ga. and had lived in Macclenny for the past twenty-five years. She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Gladys Higdon. She was preceded in death by her husband W.C. (Pete) Battles.
Survivors include her daughters, Glenda (Dickie) Harris of Macclenny, and Faye Manning of Middleburg; brother, Clarence Higdon of Maxville; sisters, Dorothy Higdon, Nancy Mosley, Becky McClendon, all of Maxville, and Margaret Spencer of Doctors Inlet; eight grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2000, at 11:00 a.m. in the Faith Baptist Church of Macclenny, with Rev. James Ford officiating. Interment will be in Long Branch Cemetery, Maxville. Active pallbearers are, Joe Higdon, Lonnie Higdon, RL Spencer, Tony Higdon, Martin Higdon, David Higdon, Marty Higdon, and Mike Higdon. Arrangements by Fraser Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla.

Mr. Larry Warner Hatten
Mr. Larry Warner Hatten, Sr., age 50, died Tuesday, March 21, 2000. Mr. Hatten was a native of Jacksonville, Fla. and lived most of his life in Moniac, Ga. He was in the construction industry. He was the son of the late Raz Warner and Betty F. Wilcox Hatten.
Survivors include his wife Barbara Hatten of Moniac, Ga.; mother, Betty Lord of Jacksonville, Fla.; son, Larry Warner Hatten, Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla.; daughter, Amy Silba of Arroyo, Calif.; step-daughters, Toni Russ of St. Augustine, Fla. and Ruth Ware of Jacksonville, Fla.; brother, Ronnie Hatten of Ga.; sisters, Cindy Miller, Teresa Hatten and Romona Hatten, all of Jacksonville, Fla.; seven granddaughters.
The family requested private services. Guerry Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla. was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Kyle Jacob Yonn
Mr. Kyle Jacob Yonn, age 19, of Lake City, Fla. died Thursday, March 23, 2000, from injuries received in an automobile accident. Mr. Yonn was a native of Jacksonville, Fla. and had resided in Sanderson before moving to Lake City in 1993. He was formerly employed with Fazoliís Restaurant of Lake City and was most recently employed as a prep cook for the past three months. He was a graduate of Union County High School of 1999, Lake Butler, Fla. Survivors include his parents, James H. and Laura A. Yonn of Lake City, Fla.; one brother, Eric (Becky) Yonn of Sanderson, Fla.; paternal grandparents, Henry and Marilyn Yonn of Macclenny, Fla. and Carl and Ila Taylor of Palmetto, Fla.; maternal grandmother, Amie Hodges of Sanderson, Fla.; one step-sister, Ashley Boykin of Lake City, Fla.; one step-brother, Jacob Boykin of Lake City, Fla.; numerous beloved aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Mr. Yonn was preceded in death by his mother, Gennie Ruth Yonn of Sanderson, Fla.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 26, 2000, in The Taylor Church, Taylor, Fla. with Rev. Carl Taylor, pastor of the True Fellowship Church of Ruskin, Fla. officiating and assisted by Rev. Mark Woods, senior pastor of The Taylor Church. Interment was in the North Prong Cemetery, Baker County, Fla. Visitation was Saturday, March 25, 2000, at Guerry Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla.

Mrs. Betty Griffis Cannady
Mrs. Betty Griffis Cannady, age 55, of Macclenny, Fla., died Monday night at her home after a brief illness. She was born in Raiford, Fla. and had lived in Macclenny for the last thirty-seven years. She retired from North East Florida State Hospital in Macclenny where she was a rehab therapist. She was preceded in death by her twin brother, Billy Griffis.
Survivors are her husband, Preston Cannady of Macclenny; two daughters, Michelle Crews of Glen St. Mary, Fla. and Cherelle Cannady of Macclenny; two grandchildren, Tara and Matthew Crews of Macclenny; four sisters, Geneva Whitehead of Lake Butler, Fla., Alta Mae Venhaus of Jacksonville, Fla., Jeanette Green of Citra, Fla. and Dixie Lyon of Macclenny; two brothers, Doyle Griffis of Gainesville, Fla. and Bobby Griffis of Lake Butler, Fla.
Funeral services will be held Thursday March 30, 2000, at 11:00 a.m. in the New River New Congregational Methodist Church with Rev. John Yarborough officiating. Burial will follow in the Sapp Cemetery at Raiford. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2000. Archer Funeral Home of Lake Butler is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Connie Arnold White
Mr. Connie A. White, age 69, died Tuesday, March 28, 2000, in the V.A. Hospital, Lake City, Fla. He was a native of Ware County, Ga., and made Macclenny, Fla. his home thirty-one years ago. He was retired from the Atlantic Coastline Railroad after twenty-eight years of service and a U.S. Army Korean conflict veteran. He was a charter member of Macclenny First Congregational Methodist Church. He was the son of the late Leon Hobson and Augusta Mae McLean White.
Survivors include his wife, Mae White of Macclenny, Fla.; son, Frank Mitchell White of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; daughter, Connie Augusta Griffis of Glen St. Mary, Fla; brother, Leon H. White of Chesapeake Bay, Va.; sister, Rose Merry Allen of Livermore, Calif.; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, March 30, 2000, in Macclenny First Congregational Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Neil Griffis officiating. Interment followed in Oak Grove Cemetery, Baker County, Fla. Guerry Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla. was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Paul Tunnie Rhoden
Mr. Paul Tunnie Rhoden, age 72, of Baldwin, Fla., passed away peacefully March 28, 2000, in Jacksonville. Mr. Rhoden was born in Baker County, Fla. and was the son of the late Hanceford D. Rhoden and the former Nettie Zenada Yarbrough, one of Baker Counties pioneering families. He served with the U.S. Navy during WW II and was with the Southern Wood Piedmont Co. of Baldwin, Fla. until retiring.
Survivors include his wife of forty-five years, Idelia D. Rhoden; son, Paul T. Rhoden Jr. (Patti) of Clermont, Fla.; daughter, Marlene Garmon (Randall) of Phoenix City, Ala., sisters, Wynell Graham, Sarah Graham, Sylvia Berger, and Nellie Taylor, all of Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Family received friends Thursday, March 30, 2000, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services were held on Friday, March 31, 2000, at the Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery, 7242 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, Fla., at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jamie Rhoden officiating. Prestwood Funeral Home, Baldwin, Fla. was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Henry Starling
Mr. Henry Starling, age 80, died Friday, April 28, 2000, at his residence. He was a native of Union County, Fla. and a life long resident of Macclenny, Fla. He was retired from the Northeast Florida State Hospital as a grounds keeper after twenty-years of service. He was the son of the late Tommy and Eliza Taylor Starling. He was predeceased by his daughter, Patricia Green.
Survivors include his wife, Ora Starling of Macclenny, Fla.; sons, James "Pee Wee" Thomas Starling of Lawtey, Fla. and Albert Starling of Macclenny, Fla.; sisters, Nancy Hodges of Glen St. Mary, Fla., Lizzie Harris and Maggie Carter, both of Macclenny, Fla.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, April 30, 2000, at 2:00 p.m. in Glen Friendship Tabernacle Church with Rev. Albert Starling officiating. Interment followed in Manntown Cemetery, Glen St. Mary, Fla. The family received friends from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2000, in Guerry Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla.

Mrs. Dicie Crews Gonzalez
Mrs. Dicie Crews Gonzalez, age 90, of Jacksonville, Fla. died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at her residence following a brief illness. Mrs. Gonzalez was a native of Macclenny, Fla. and had resided in Jacksonville, Fla. for the past seventy-five years. She was the daughter of the late Leighton and Zylphia Thrift Crews and the widow of the late Joe Gonzalez. She was a homemaker and a member of the Normandy Baptist Temple, Jacksonville, Fla.
Survivors include her daughter, Laura Honeycutt of Brunswick, Ga.; three sons, Earl Gonzalez of Macclenny, Fla., Ronnie Gonzalez and Donnie Gonzalez, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; three sisters, Lettie Register of Glen St. Mary, Fla., Lydia Davis of Bryceville, Fla. and Vera Eddy of Callahan, Fla.; one brother, Earl Crews of Glen St. Mary, Fla.; sixteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. Mrs. Gonzalez was preceded in death by her daughter, Cora Lee Crawford.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2000, in the Christian Fellowship Temple, Macclenny, Fla. with Rev. W. A. McMillan, Pastor of the Normandy Baptist Temple, officiating and assisted by Rev. David Thomas and Rev. Leslie Thomas. Interment will be in Macedonia Cemetery, Baker County, Fla. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 East, Macclenny, Fla.

Mrs. Madge E. Glisson
Mrs. Madge E. Glisson, age 73, of Macclenny, Fla., passed away on Friday, May 5, 2000, after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Glisson was born in Plant City, Fla., the daughter of the late Jessie and Sally Johns. She was a Baker County school teacher, homemaker, hospital worker and receptionist at the Council On Aging and a Green Thumb volunteer for many years. She was a life long and faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints.
Survivors include her sons, David (Phyllis) Glisson and Dennis Glisson; daughter, S. Maxine Glisson-King; sisters, Adeline Marsh, Hilda Sharpe and Mary Branson; brothers, Harry Johns and John Johns; grandchildren, Tracy Glisson, Kelly, Kerry and Aaron King, Alex and Denise Glisson; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Monday May 8, 2000, at 11:00 a.m. in the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Macclenny, with Bishop Ronald A. Vonk officiating. Interment was in Olustee Cemetery, Olustee, Fla. Visitation was held on Sunday May 7, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Fraser Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla.

Mrs. Anna Louise Williams
Mrs. Anna Louise Williams, age 86, of Bryceville, Fla., passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2000, in Mariner Health Care Center, Macclenny, Fla. Mrs. Williams was a native of Ware County, Ga. and had lived in Bryceville since 1972. She was preceded in death by her husband, CL Williams, and son, Glynn Bryce.
Survivors include her daughter, Dorena (Leo) Hunkele of Orange Park, Fla.; son, CL (Betty) Williams, Jr. of Bryceville; brother, T. D. Rozier of Ga.; grandchildren, Coran L. (Mary) Williams III, of Hilliard, David Williams of Calif., Leo (Dawn) Hunkele, Jr. of Orange Park, Fla., Michelle (Charles) Tyson of Orange Park, and Sheila (Troy) Boone of Thomasville, Ga.; five grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Private services were held at the graveside in Thomas Cemetery, Waycross, Ga. In lieu of flowers the family request donations may be made to the church, Heart Fund or the Hospice of your choice. Arrangements by Fraser Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla.

Mr. Lacy Harris, Jr.
Mr. Lacy Harris, Jr., passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2000, at his residence in Glen St. Mary, Fla. He was a native and life long resident of Baker County. He was preceded in death by his father, Lacy Harris, Sr., brothers, Ray, Bobby, and Lonnie Harris.
Survivors include his wife of forty-seven years, Imogene Clark Harris; daughter, Vickie Ann Harris Patterson of Glen St. Mary, Fla.; son, Gregory Harris of Glen St. Mary; mother, Wealthy Ann Harris of Glen St. Mary; brothers, Raliegh, of Glen St. Mary, Cecil of Margaretta, Fla., Earl and LC, both of Macclenny, Fla.; sister, Retha Mae Bell of Lake City, Fla.; grandchildren, Tracy White, Candace Cone, Brian Patterson, Bradley Patterson, Brittany Patterson, and Hunter Patterson; great-grandchildren, Charley White and Brandon Parker.
Funeral services were held on Friday, May 5, 2000, in the Living Faith Assembly Of God of Glen St. Mary, with Rev. Danny Brady officiating. Interment was in South Prong Cemetery. Active pallbearers were; Brian Patterson, Brad Patterson, Raymond Harris, Roger Woods, Robert Bell and John Barton. Arrangements were by Fraser Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla.

Mr. William Eugene Harvey
Mr. William Eugene Harvey, age 74, died Monday, May 8, 2000, in St. Vincentís Medical Center. He was a native of Lawtey, Fla. He had lived most of his life in Baldwin, Fla. He was retired from Cambar and Berkley after forty-four years of service and was a WWII Army veteran. He was the son of the late George and Gertrude Harvey Pierce.
Survivors include his friend, Merle Raulerson of Jacksonville, Fla.; cousins, Evelyn Jefferson of Jacksonville, Fla., Floyd Harvey of Bryceville, Fla. and Mabel Somenindyke of Fort Myers, Fla.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2000, at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 East, Macclenny, Fla. with Rev. Charles Holton officiating. Interment will follow in Brandy Branch Cemetery, Bryceville, Fla. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2000, in the funeral home.

Mr. Walter Elton Davis
Mr. Walter E. Davis, age 77, of Glen St. Mary, Fla. died on Thursday, May 4, 2000, in Memorial Medical Center, Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. Davis was a native of Xenia, Ohio and moved to Glen St. Mary, Fla. in 1991, from Dayton, Ohio. He was a U.S. Air Corps veteran and a member of the Macclenny Moose Lodge #2412. He was the son of the late Walter and Maud Nichols Davis.
Survivors include his sons; Frank Charles Davis of Orlando, Fla. and Robert "Bob" Davis of Glen St. Mary, Fla.; granddaughter, Riley Elizabeth Davis; former wife, Gloria Murphy of Glen St. Mary, Fla.
Graveside services was held on Saturday, Mary 6, 2000, at 12:00 noon in Woodlawn Cemetery, Macclenny, Fla. with Father Jose Maniangat officiating. Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 East, Macclenny, Fla. were in charge of arrangements.

Norris "Shep" Sheppard
Norris "Shep" Sheppard, age 62, of Maxville, Fla., passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2000, following a lengthy illness. Sheppard was born in Pelham, Ga., the son of James Lamar Sheppard, and the former Eva Mae White. He was retired from the Long Life Dairy Products Company and was fondly known to locals as Shep the "Worm Man" for his humorous stories and outgoing personality in the pursuit of his fishing bait business.
Survivors include his wife of forty-two years, Jane Moore-Sheppard; father, James L. Sheppard of Inverness, Fla.; daughters, Louise Midyette (Jimmy) of Maxville, Fla., Mary Anne Thuringer (Vince) of Barnard, Mo., Tina Ellison (Buddy) of Middleburg, Fla. and Susan Neill (Bruce) of Rosendale, Mo.; brothers, William H. Sheppard (Wanda) of Inverness, Fla. and James E. Sheppard (Jean) of Buford, Ga.; sisters, Laverne Cox (George) of Ideal, Ga. and Imogene Gore of Bradenton, Fla.; grandchildren, Jimmy, April, Nick, Crystal, Brandon, Tiffany, Brittney, Joshua and Samantha; two great-grandchildren, Damien and Madelynn;
Family will receive friends Tuesday, May 16, 2000, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2000, at The United Methodist Church of Baldwin, 51 South Chestnut Street, Baldwin, Fla. with the Rev. Gregory Sampson officiating. Interment will follow in the Deese Family Cemetery in Maxville, Fla.

Franklin Willard Cook
Franklin Willard Cook, age 52, died Sunday, May 14, 2000, at his residence. He was a native of Dothan, Ala. and moved to Macclenny, Fla., ten years ago from Richmond Hill, Ga. He was employed by CSX Railroad as a dispatcher for thirty four years. He was a member of the Corinth Baptist Church in Richmond Hill, Ga. He was the son of the late Robert and Donnie Simmons Cook.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie Cook of Macclenny, Fla.; son, Keith Cook of Midway, Ga.; daughter, Christy Cook of Jackson Hole, Wyo.; brother, John Cook of Tucson, Ariz.; sister, Nellie Lee of Dothan, Ala.; two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2000, at 2:00 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Macclenny, Fla. with Rev. Edsel Bone and Rev. Earl McCorvey officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 16, 2000, in Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 East, Macclenny, Fla. 32063.

Tiny Quince Markham
Tiny Quince Markham, age 75, died Sunday, May 14, 2000, in Macclenny, Fla. He was a native of Ellington, Fla. and moved to Macclenny, Fla. in 1987 from West Palm Beach, Fla. He attended the Lordís Church and was a Mason. He was a WWII Navy Veteran and was retired after twenty years with American Freight Systems, Delray Beach, Fla. He was the son of the late Elias Beauford and Carrie Viola Thomas Markham. He was predeceased by his former wife, Juanita Ruth Byrd Markham.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Taylor Markham of Taylor, Fla.; sons, Johnny Eugene Markham and Gary Quince Markham, both of Macclenny, Fla., William "Cody" Markham of Glen St. Mary, Fla. and William Ronald Taylor of Taylor, Fla.; daughters, Donna E. Olson of Macclenny, Fla., Margie Zollo and Julie Cannon, both of Glen St. Mary, Fla. and Roxana Bush of Orange Park, Fla.; brother, Lewis Markham of Lake City, Fla.; sisters, Lena George of Lake City, Fla. and Lois Weiss of West Palm Beach, Fla.; twenty-one grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2000, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home, 4309 South First Street, Lake City, Fla. with Rev. Ed Yarbrough officiating. Interment will follow in Price Creek Cemetery, Columbia County, Fla. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2000, in Guerry Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla.

Harvey Thomas Walls, Sr.
Harvey Thomas Walls, Sr., age 84, of Sanderson, Fla., passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2000, in Florida Hospital East, Orlando, Fla. He was a native of Huntsville, Ala. and had lived in the area for a number of years.
Survivors include his wife Stella, of thirty-nine years; sons, Harvey T. Walls, Jr. of Sanderson, Fla. and Jerry W. Walls of Orlando, Fla.; daughters, Anna Mae Cannon of Berlin, Ga., Frances Agnes of Orlando, Fla.; step-daughters, Mary Ann Darnel and Linda Sue Lauramore, both of Macclenny, Fla.; step-son, Bobby Carroll of Macclenny, Fla.; brothers, Phillip Walls of Owens Crossroads, Ala., Jessie Walls of Keystone Heights, Richard Walls of Huntsville, Ala.; sister, Olene Glover of Owens Crossroads, Ala.; thirteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 19, 2000, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Fraser Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla. with Rev. Ed Yarbrough officiating. The visitation will be held on Thursday, May 18, from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Macclenny, Fla.

Howard "Keith" Sullivan
Mr. Howard "Keith" Sullivan, age 16, a resident of the Jacksonville community for all his life, passed away suddenly in Orange Park, Fla. on Friday, May 12, 2000. Keith was a student and attended the Baker County High School as a ninth grader, where he was active in the D.A.R.E. and A.P.E. groups and worked part-time for the Winn Dixie Company at store #144. Keith attended the First Coast Baptist Church in Jacksonville.
Survived by his loving family: parents, Pamela and Howard Keith Sullivan, Sr. and Dwayne and Michelle Singletary; brother, John Sullivan; sister, Shelby Singletary; grandparents, Jack and Pat Sullivan, Linda E. Smith, Retha Parker; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Keith was also predeceased by his grandfather, John Copeland.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2000, at 3:00 p.m. at the First Coast Baptist Church, officiated by Brother Bill Doughterty. Burial will follow in the Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 17, 2000, from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements under the direction of Town & Country Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, Fla.

Harold Jay
Harold E. Jay, Sr., 52, of Macclenny, passed away at his home May 15, 2000 following a valiant battle with cancer. Born and raised in the Jacksonville area, he moved to Baker County in 1978. At the time of his death, he worked with the Hardage-Giddens, Town and Country Funeral Homes. 
Harold Jay will be remembered as a kind and loving man who had a smile and handshake for everyone, He will live in the hearts and minds of his loving family and many friends forever.
Survivors include his wife, Vicki Scott Jay; sons, Harold, Jr., Travis, and Corey Jay. Step-daughters, Leslie Ann and Nancy Diane Opachich; grandchildren, Sheila an Kaitlyn Jay Mother Wilma Spiers; father and step-mother, Carl and Mary Jay; sisters Lana Anderson and Mary Watkins; step-brother, Bill Spiers; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 17, from 6:30 until 9:00 p.m. at the Town and Country Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Boulevard. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 18 at the First Baptist Church of Macclenny.
Active pallbearers will be David Worthington, Vincent Rawls, Stephen Combs, Tom Anderson, Claudell Walker, Tom Futch. 

Mildred Claudette Yost
Mrs. Mildred Claudette Yost, age 72, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Wednesday, May 17, 2000, at her residence following an extended illness. 
Mrs. Yost was a native of Atlanta, Ga. and had resided in Glen St. Mary, Fla. and Baldwin, Fla. before moving to Jacksonville, Fla. forty-five years ago. 
She was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include Charles O. Yost of Jacksonville, Fla.; three sons, James Michael Howard of Middleburg, Fla., Oran Yost and Rocky Yost, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Myrle McGourick of Macclenny, Fla. and Bettie Fusco of Jacksonville, Fla.; one brother, Fred Burdett, Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla.; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2000, in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla. 
Interment was in Riverside Memorial Park, Jacksonville, Fla. 
Visitation was from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2000, at Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 East, Macclenny, Fla.

Pamela Ann Sperry
Mrs. Pamela Ann Sperry, age 46, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at her residence. She was a native of Oakland, Calif. and moved to Macclenny, Fla. in 1988 from Raiford, Fla. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was an avid University of Florida Gator fan and a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her father and mother, Richard Sr. and Norma G. Holt Walmsley of St. Augustine, Fla.; husband, Neil A. Sperry of Macclenny, Fla.; grandmother, Marian DeHainaut of Seaford, Delaware; son, Steve Kish and his wife Jessica of Macclenny, Fla.; brother, Richard Walmsley, Jr. of Raiford, Fla.; sisters, Toni Crawford of St. Augustine, Fla. and Marian Walmsley of Raiford, Fla.; grandchildren, Logan and Luke Kish.
Funeral services were held on Friday, May 19, 2000, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 East, Macclenny, Fla. with Rev. Franklin Griffis officiating. The family received friends from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 18, 2000, in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Mr. Martin Andrew (Ted) Nettles, Sr.
Mr. Martin Andrew (Ted) Nettles, Sr., age 62, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at his residence. He was a native and life long resident of Olustee, Fla. He was the son of the late Johnny and Thelma Dukes Nettles. He was preceded in death by his son, Martin Nettles, Jr., brother, Eddie Nettles, and sister, Joyce Swails. Survivors include his son, George Eric Nettles of Indiana; daughters, Tammy Beard and Karen Wilson, both of Haines City, Fla...[remainder cut off]

Mrs. Nora Rhames Fraser
Mrs. Nora Rhames Fraser, age 73, passed away on Friday, May 26, 2000, in Memorial Medical Center, Jacksonville, Fla. She was a native of Blountstown, Fla. and had lived in Jacksonville for the past few years.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda (Robert) Mead of North Vernon, Ind.; sister, Leola Dean of Panama City, Fla.; cousin, Betty June Foster of Panama City, Fla.; grandchildren, Shelly Meade, Amy Meade, Tracy Meade, Lewis Fraser, Rick Fraser, Judy Speakman and Jack Curran.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, May 28, 2000, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fraser Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla., with Rev. David Thomas officiating. Interment was in Manntown Cemetery, Glen St. Mary, Fla.

Mr. Carl A. "Bud" Daniels
Mr. Carl A. "Bud" Daniels, Sr., of Baldwin, Fla., died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Daniels was a native of Odom, Ga., and had resided in Baldwin, Fla. for the past fifty-two years. He was the son of the late Harry V. and Alene Pye Daniels and was employed as a yardmaster with CSX Transportation, Jacksonville, Fla. for forty-three years until his retirement in 1997. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Baldwin, Fla., and a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Yardmasterís American Union.
Survivors include his wife, Sally C. Daniels of Baldwin, Fla.; one daughter, Tina Marie Braddock of Baldwin, Fla.; one son, Carl A.(Royalyne) Daniels, Jr. of Baldwin, Fla.; one sister, Delores Pipkin of Zachery, La.; four brothers, Thomas F. Daniels of Cross City, Fla., Charles L. Daniels, Harry J. Daniels and Larry A. Daniels, all of Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 3, 2000, in the First Baptist Church, Baldwin, Fla., with Rev. Chris Drum, Pastor, officiating and assisted by Rev. Robert E. "Bob" Loy. Interment was in Brandy Branch Cemetery, Bryceville, Fla. Visitation was from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday, June 2, 2000, at Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 East, Macclenny, Fla. Please make memorials to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 97 South Center Street, Baldwin, Fla. 32234 or to Community Hospice of N.E. Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, Fla. 32257

Melvin Richard ĎDickí Senters
Mr. Melvin Richard "Dick" Senters, age 69, passed away April 25, 2000, in Oxnard, Calif. Mr. Senters was born in Morgan County, Ill., and had lived in Baker County from 1980 until 1987, and had been a Ventura County resident for the past thirteen years. He was an electronics engineer employed by the U.S. Navy for twenty years and the Naval Aviation Engineering Service Unit (NAESU) for twenty-three years. He was a member of numerous clubs, including Ashland (Illinois) Lodge, No. 929 F. & A.M.; Scottish Rite Guard of Norfolk, Va.; John J. Kestley/George Washington Lodge No. 60-69; French National Grand Lodge of Nevilly, France; European Shrine Club; Fraternal Order of Eagles, past worthy president of Virginia Beach Aerie. No. 3204, Virginia Beach, Va., Fraternal Order of Eagles, and member of Oxnard Aerie No. 232.
Dick was a twenty year veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during Korean War. He flew 52 missions with the VC-35 Squadron. He was a member of Hurricane Hunters, N.A.S. in Jacksonville, Fla.; Chief Petty Officerís Club; and a member of N.A.S. in Point Mugu.
Survivors include his wife, Julia Fern (New) Senters; daughter, Colleen Fern Senters of Morristown, N.J.; brother, Howard L. of Bourbon, Mo.; sister, Joyce (Senters) Pruitt of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.
A memorial service was held from 10:00 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 27, 2000, at the Eagles Lodge No. 232, 4684 Saviers Road, Oxnard, Calif. 93033. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association; the Eagles Lodge No. 232 in Oxnard; or Eagles Lodge No. 3204, P.O. Box 68158, Virginia Beach, Va. 23471. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Conrad-Carroll Mortuary, Oxnard.

Mr. Leo Jack Dugger
Mr. Leo Jack Dugger, age 85, of Macclenny, Fla. died Monday, June 5, 2000, in the Frank Wells Nursing Home, Macclenny, Fla., following a long illness.
Mr. Dugger was a native of Sanderson, Fla. and had resided in Macclenny, Fla. most of his life. He was the son of the late John D. and Mattie Harvey Dugger, Sr., and for many years was a truck driver with Southern States Nurseries and also worked for twenty-three years with the Northeast Florida State Hospital, Macclenny, Fla. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Macclenny, Fla. since 1947.
Survivors include his wife of forty-six years, Mary Virginia Dugger of Macclenny; one sister, Shirley Rodgers of Middleburg, Fla.; one brother, John D. Dugger, Jr. of Macclenny; two grandchildren, Jane Rhoden and Carolyn McCullough, both of Macclenny; four great-grandchildren. Mr. Dugger was preceded in death by his son, Robert Leo "Bobby" Dugger.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2000, in the First Baptist Church, Macclenny, Fla. with Rev. Tim Patterson, Pastor of the First Baptist Church, Glen St. Mary, Fla., officiating and assisted by Elder David Crawford. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Macclenny, Fla. Visitation will be from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2000, at Guerry Funeral Home, 420 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Fla.

Mr. Isaiah Howard
Mr. Isaiah Howard, age 81, of Glen St. Mary, Fla. died Friday, June 2, 2000. Mr. Howard was a native of Glen St. Mary and had resided in Jacksonville, Fla. for many years and then moved back to Glen St. Mary in 1971. He was the son of the late Joseph C. and Carrie Alexander Howard and was employed as a gardener with the U.S. Civil Service in Jacksonville, Fla. for twenty-nine years until his retirement in 1980. He was a charter member of the Christian Fellowship Temple, Macclenny, Fla.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Howard of Glen St. Mary; three daughters, Sarah Frances (Frank) Ingram of Live Oak, Fla., Rachel Ethel (Marvin) Lane of Jacksonville, and Clara Sue (Jerry) Reimer of Macclenny, Fla.; seven grandchildren; four great-granddaughters.
Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 5, 2000, in the Christian Fellowship Temple with Rev. David Thomas and Rev. Leslie Thomas officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Baker County, Fla. Visitation was from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, June 4, 2000, at Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 East, Macclenny, Fla.

Mr. Lloyd Junior Williamson
Mr. Lloyd Junior Williamson, age 69, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2000. He was a native of Dade City, Fla. and had lived in Baker County since 1978. He served in the U.S. Marines. He was a member of the Moose Lodge #2020 and the American Legion. He was a long distance driver for Old Dominion Truck Lines of Jacksonville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille; daughter, Vickie; friends, Harold Wilkinson, George Champion, Mark Tyndall, Rex Ingram and many other friends.
Interment was by cremation. Arrangements by Fraser Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla.

Mr. Casey Jones Canaday
Mr. Casey Jones Canaday, age 88, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2000, in St. Vincentís Medical Center, Jacksonville, Fla. He was born in Charlton County, Ga. and had lived most of his life in Baker County. He was the son of the late Curry and Ella Thompson Canaday.
Survivors include his sister, Cleo Raulerson of Moniac, Ga.; and a host of nieces, nephews...[remainder cut off]

Mr. William "Sonny" C. Stack, Sr.
Mr. William "Sonny" Stack, Sr., died Friday, June 9, 2000. Mr. Stack was a native of Nashville, Tenn. and moved to Macclenny, Fla. in 1987 from Jacksonville. He was the owner and operator of Stack-O-Lee Trucking since 1981, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Macclenny. He was the son of the late James Alvin and Mary Nelms Stack.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara M. Hartley Stack of Macclenny; son, William "Clay" Stack, Jr. (Heather) of Macclenny; daughters, Melanie "Renee" Robbins (Scott) of Macclenny and Sharon Blair of Perry, Fla.; sister, Mildred Phipps of Nashville, Tenn.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 12, 2000, in the First Baptist Church of Macclenny with Rev. Edsel Bone officiating. Interment followed in Riverview Memorial Gardens, Valdosta, Ga. at 2:00 p.m. The family received friends on Sunday, June 11, 2000, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Guerry Funeral Home, Macclenny, Fla. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Benevolence Fund at the First Baptist Church, 372 South 6th Street, Macclenny, Fla. 32063.

Mr. Robert "Bob" Ward, Sr.
Mr. Robert "Bob" Ward, Sr., died Saturday, June 10, 2000, in St. Vincentís Medical Center. Mr. Ward was a native of Cochran, Ga. and had lived in Jacksonville, Fla. for the past fifty years. 
He was a veteran of the Army Air Corps. and was a member of the St. Johns Park Baptist Church. He was the son of the late James and Laura Hoyt Ward.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-eight years, Jane "Betty" Cox Ward of Jacksonville, Fla.; son, Robert "Robbie" Sutton Ward, Jr. of Jacksonville; daughters, Sherry W. Kline of Fernandina Beach, Fla. and Patricia A. Ward of Jacksonville; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at 2:00 p.m. in Manntown Cemetery, Glen St. Mary, Fla. with Rev. Bill Horne officiating. 
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2000, in Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 East, Macclenny, Fla.

Mrs. G. LaVerne Mann
Mrs. G. LaVerne Mann, age 87, died June 12, 2000, in Baptist Medical Center. She was a native of Sanderson, Fla., and resided there until 1935, at which time she moved to Jacksonville, Fla. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was the daughter of the late James R. and Allie Roberts Johnson. She was the widow of the late Harold D. Mann, and was also predeceased by her son, Rodger H. Mann, two brothers and one sister.
Survivors include her sons; David D. Mann and James O. Mann (Brenda); daughters, Ramona Pugliese (Joseph), Carolyn Young (Reginald), all of Jacksonville; sister, Allamae Alexander of Bell, Fla.; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a very special friend, George Craywick.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2000, at 11:00 a.m. in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5100 Firestone Road, Jacksonville, Fla. with Bishop David Newton officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery, Jacksonville, Fla. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2000, in Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 East, Macclenny, Fla.

Mr. Jimmie Anderson
Mr. Jimmie Anderson, age 57, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, in North Florida Regional Medical Center, Gainesville, Fla. Mr. Anderson was a native of Lafayette County, Fla. He moved from there to Baker County, Fla., living here for thirteen years, moving to Cross City, Fla. in 1998. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Christian Fellowship Temple. He was the son of the late William "Bill" and Annie Mae Lawson Anderson.
Survivors include his wife, Nettie Ruth Anderson of Cross City, Fla.; daughters, Beverly Koon of Williston, Fla. and Ann A. Hays of Cross City, Fla.; brothers, Hayward Anderson of Cross City, Fla., Walter Anderson of Mayo, Fla., Wayne Anderson of Perry, Fla. and Donnie Anderson of Tallahassee, Fla.; sisters, Minnie Lee West of Texas, Lillie Mae Daniel of Live Oak, Fla. and Virginia McCray of Mayo, Fla.; grandchildren, Perry F. Koon III, Richard E. Koon, Jessica L. Johns and Benjamin Cole Hays; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2000, at 3:00 p.m. in Taylor Church, Taylor, Fla. with Rev. Ed Ivey and Rev. David Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Taylor Cemetery, Taylor, Fla. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2000, in Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 East, Macclenny, Fla.


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