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Mildred Cobb Fridell

November 27, 1927 - December 27, 2013

Mildred Cobb Fridell passed from this life on December 27, 2013, at the age of 86 years old in Jacksonville, FL. Mildred married the love of her life, William J. Fridell, in 1950 who preceded her in death and is surely welcoming her to heaven. Mildred is survived by daughter Sandra Dyal, son Jay Fridell, granddaughter Kristi Starratt (Wade), great grandson Harrison Starratt and numerous nieces...
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William "Bill" Harold Owen

October 18, 1954 - December 25, 2013

William "Bill" Harold Owen, 59, went home to the Lord on December 25, 2013 following a short battle with cancer. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandpa, brother and friend. Bill is preceded in death by his mom, Nina Landers Owen. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Linda Owen; children, Andrea (Adam) White, Nathan (Andrea) Owen, Teresa (Josh) Heavener, Lesley Owen and Morgan Owen;...
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Berna Powell Smith

December 21, 1928 - December 22, 2013

Smith, Berna Powell Smith, 85, passed away on December 22, 2013. Berna leaves to cherish her memory a daughter, Carolyn Smith. She was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Jacksonville .The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the chapel of Arlington Park Funeral Home with Funeral Services to follow in the Chapel on Friday, December 27, 2013 at 2:00PM. In lieu of...
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Helen Lee LeQuia

December 27, 1921 - December 16, 2013

Helen Lee Lequia-Kuether passed away peacefully at Jacksonville Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, FL on December 16, 2013 at 2:30 pm at the age of 91 just 11 days short of her 92nd birthday with her husband, Donald and two children, David and Cheryl; and her son's fiance, Jan Orcutt, by her side. Helen is predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Francis J. Lequia of Escanaba, MI, her sister,...
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Lula Agnes Fosdick

March 6, 1927 - December 12, 2013

Lula Fosdick, 86, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2013, at Community Hospice in St. Augustine, Fl. She was beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend to many. She was born in Beaufort, South Carolina. Lu was a long time beach resident and lived at Pablo Towers over 24 years. She was a member of The American Legion #129 in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, a "Red Hat" lady...
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Merle Isaac Snyder

November 27, 1930 - December 10, 2013

Merle I. Snyder, 83, entered into rest on December 10, 2013. Merle was born on November 27, 1930 in Mahaffey, PA to the late Myrl and Ollie Snyder. He retired from the United States Navy after 21 years of dedicated service. He then went on to work for Crowley Maritime, and retired after 32 years. Merle had a strong work ethic and adored being surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife,...
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Eleanor Maria Mickus

January 31, 1918 - December 9, 2013

Mrs. Eleanor Maria Mickus, 95, passed away Monday, December 9, 2013.
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Betty June Parrish Beaudette

June 21, 1933 - December 8, 2013

Beaudette, Betty June Parrish born on June 21st, 1933, in Trenton, Florida, beloved wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on December 8th. June was predeceased by her first husband Rubin Denver Parrish, and her second husband George Joseph Beaudette. She is survived by her brother Wilson Otis Mikell and sister Betty Sue Hargrave. In addition, she is survived by her...
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William Curtis Sexton

March 26, 1929 - December 5, 2013

William C. Sexton 84, passed away peacefully at his home from cardiac disease secondary to renal failure on December 5, 2013. Known by his friends and family as Bill, he was born to Edward and Mabel Sexton in Nashville, TN on 3/26/29. Bill graduated from UT with a degree in Engineering. He began his career at L&N Railroad in Nashville, TN, was transferred to Louisville, KY, where he spent the...
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Gwendolyn Culbreth

November 23, 1925 - December 3, 2013

November 23, 1925 – December 4, 2013 Gwendolyn Sanders Culbreth November 23, 1925 – December 3, 2013 Jacksonville Our feisty, fabulous, southern belle, Gwendolyn Culbreth, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on December 3, 2013. Gwen, who was born in Perry, FL, was an avid reader. She worked at the Florida Times Union as a proof-reader, and retired at the age of 75,...
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George Retter

October 31, 1920 - December 3, 2013

George Retter, age 93, went to be with The Lord on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at St Vincent's Hospital from pneumonia and other complications. George, an accountant and later a beloved professor at FCCJ leaves behind a wonderful legacy of faith. His modeling of unconditional love and God's grace is profound and will eternally impact those who were fortunate to call know him and be loved by him....
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Judd Talbot Ogden

January 31, 1920 - November 30, 2013

Mr. Judd Talbot Ogden, 93, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2013.
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Grayce Henning Richardson

September 28, 1915 - November 22, 2013

RICHARDSON, Grayce Henning, age 98, took her journey to God peacefully 11/22/13 in her home with loved ones at her side. She was born Sept. 28, 1915, living in and around Chicago. During her journey in life she lived in Chicago, Honolulu, St. Louis, Holden, Warrensburg, Kansas City, Miami, and Jacksonville. Grayce was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Martin Richardson. She loved to...
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David Darrell Hawkes

February 17, 1943 - November 15, 2013

David D. Hawkes 02/17/43-11/15/13 What can I give to someone who has loved me all these years, who's stayed by me, believed in me, and shared my joys and tears. What can I give someone who has been a part of life's most cherished moments for fifty one years? I can and did give him my heart and all I had to give. David was a wonderful man and loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Friend to...
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Crosby Olinto

September 30, 1922 - November 14, 2013

Crosby Olinto, born 30 September, 1922 in Bath, Maine, and the Youngest son of Helen B. Crosby and Peter A. Olinto, predeceased by his parents and siblings, Alicia Como and Peter Olinto Jr. Survived by his wife of 64 years, Anne Heffron Olinto, and six children; Crosby M. (Pam) Olinto of Smyrna, GA, Kim O. (Mike) Washington of Pinetta, FL, Karen (Bert) Smith of Fleming Island, FL, Brendon P. ...
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Melanie Dulaney Hosford

January 19, 1951 - November 14, 2013

On November 14, 2013, Melanie Dulaney Hosford went home to be with the Lord. Melanie was born on January 19, 1951 in Lakeland, FL to Harley Kimer Dulaney, Jr. and Joanne Simpson Dulaney. Melanie graduated from Riverdale High School in Jefferson, LA and attended Mississippi College and the University of New Orleans. She lived for many years in southern New Jersey; it was the place where she felt...
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Ruth Kelley Stafford

June 6, 1931 - November 9, 2013

Stafford, Ruth Kelley, went home to be with the Lord on November 9, 2013. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Gerald, her mother and father Emma and Herbert Kelley. Ruth lived in Jacksonville for the past 50 years. She leaves behind a daughter, Valeria Hewlett and husband Kenny, a Grandson, Kelley Hewlett and great-granddaughter Kayleigh Hewlett, Friends Debbie Glenn and husband...
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Gwendolyn Raye Ethridge

November 27, 1959 - November 8, 2013

Mrs. Gwendolyn Raye Ethridge, 53, passed away Friday, November 8, 2013.
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Marysia Witowski

March 6, 1925 - November 5, 2013

Marysia Witowski, 88, beloved mother passed away peacefully in her son's arms on November 5, 2013. She is remembered as a loving wife, mother, and friend. Born in Lvov, Poland, Marysia was educated in Oslo, Norway. She held five degrees, majoring in Pharmacy and Chemistry. She spent most of her life teaching and was fluent in five languages. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bolek S....
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Shelly B Manning

October 1, 1960 - November 5, 2013

Shelly B. Manning, 53, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. She was a loving wife, devoted mother, grandmother and caring friend to all who knew her. Shelly was born on October 1, 1960 in El Paso, Texas to the late Joseph and Afton Banks. She was a life time member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and a dedicated employee of the United Parcel Service. Shelly enjoyed...
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William Tilghman Campbell, Sr.

September 14, 1922 - October 30, 2013

Mr. William "Bill" Tilghman Campbell, Sr., 91, entered into rest on October 30, 2013 after a lengthy illness. He was born on September 14, 1922 in Old Church, VA to the late Dr. Walker and Rose Campbell. Following graduation Bill served in the US Army and fought in the Battle of the Bulge in WW II. He was honorably discharged in 1945. In 1946 he was hired by the Quaker Oats Company where he...
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Virginia Lee Sweeney

May 7, 1941 - October 30, 2013

Ms. Virginia Lee Sweeney, 72, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2013.
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Annie Laurie Coleman

September 4, 1922 - October 28, 2013

Annie Laurie Coleman, 91, entered into rest on October 28, 2013. She was born on September 4, 1922 in Savannah, GA to the late Laurence and Roberta Mouzon. Annie Laurie was an active member of Terry Parker Baptist Church, having sung with the choir, played the piano and taught the craft class. She was a charter member of the Arlington Homemakers Club and enjoyed her time as a seamstress. She...
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Laura Bowman

July 21, 1920 - October 26, 2013

Mrs. Laura Bowman, 93, passed away Saturday October 26, 2013.
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Donna McGregor Jean Sperling

October 7, 1939 - October 25, 2013

Donna Sperling, 74, It is with sad news, that our wife, mother, aunt, grandmother "Nona", Donna Sperling passed away peacefully on Friday Oct. 25, 2013 after complications from Alzheimer's, with her loving husband Don by her side. She was born Donna Jean Blackford on Oct. 7, 1939 in Johnstown, PA. She graduated from Johnstown Catholic High and attended Pitt University School of Nursing. Donna...
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William "Bill" Howard McKee

October 23, 2013

William "Bill" H. McKee, 87, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 23, 2013. He was born in Jacksonville, FL., to the late William H. McKee Sr. and Pauline McKee. Bill is preceded in death by his loving wife Agnes McKee of 68 years and daughter Barbara "Bobbie" McGraw. He served in the Second Marine division in the Pacific during World War II and was part of the...
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Stephen Merritt Langley

October 19, 2013

Stephen Merritt Langley died Saturday morning on October 19th, 2013. He is survived by his wife Carolyn Sue Langley, son Stephen Michael Langley and daughter-in-law Maike Langley, grandson Michael Stephen Langley and granddaughter Christine Charlotte Langley. He is also survived by brother Randall Langley and sister Sandra Wade. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 6-8...
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Harold Francis Bailey, Jr.

April 1, 1937 - October 18, 2013

Mr. Harold "Sonny" F. Bailey Jr., 76, entered into rest on October 18, 2013. He was born on April 1, 1937 in Detroit, MI to the late Harold and Ellen Bailey. He was drafted in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. After receiving an honorable discharge, he went on to have a career as a crane operator. He retired from Adcom Wire after over twenty years of dedicated service. Harold...
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James "Jimmy" Grayson Shearin

November 26, 1949 - October 17, 2013

Mr. James "Jimmy" Grayson Shearin, 63, entered into rest on October 17, 2013. He is remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He was born on November 26, 1949 in Camden, SC to late T.P. and Callie Shearin. Jimmy served during the Vietnam Era with the US Marine Corps. When Jimmy received his honorable discharge, he went on to become a welder. He retired from...
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Virginia Japour Singletary

February 2, 1923 - October 17, 2013

Virginia Japour Singletary, a native and life-long resident of Jacksonville left this life to begin her eternal life on October 17th, 2013. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Later in her life she became "Grandma Ginny" to all of her family and to other children as well. She had a great capability to always see the best in others and never failed to...
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Jane Frisinger Ricke

April 6, 1932 - October 16, 2013

Jane F. Ricke, 81, recently of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on October 16, 2013. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, graduated from North Webster (IN) High School and received a bachelor's degree from Indiana University and was a member of Delta Gamma sorority. She was married for 55 years to Joseph H. Ricke who passed away in 2010. Jane lived in Florida for over 40 years, having...
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Hester "Nanny" Langley Wade

November 22, 1918 - October 15, 2013

Mrs. Hester "Nanny" Langley Wade, 94, entered into rest on October 15, 2013. She was born on November 22, 1918 to the late John and Samantha DeBerry in Moultrie, GA. She relocated to Jacksonville with her family in 1948. Nanny enjoyed sewing, gardening, and cooking her world famous hoecakes! Above all, she treasured being surrounded by her family and was active with her church. She is...
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Betty McFarlin Hendricks

January 12, 1927 - October 15, 2013

Mrs. Betty McFarlin Hendricks, 86, entered into rest on October 15, 2013. She is remembered as a true southern lady who exemplified style and grace. She was born on January 12, 1927 in Murfreesboro, TN to the late Howard and Ruth McFarlin. Having been an independent woman, Betty enjoyed an active life. She has been on camels in Egypt, riding in hot air balloons, deep sea fishing and traveling...
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Hazel Bohannon Smart

September 20, 1922 - October 14, 2013

Mrs. Hazel Bohannon Smart, 91, entered into rest on October 14, 2013. She was born on September 20, 1922 in Jay, Florida to Anna Clyde Lee. Having received her Master's degree of Education from the University of Florida in 1962, Hazel was an avid Florida fan. She retired from the Duval County School Board after 30 years of dedicated years of teaching. She was a long time member of the...
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Louise Mildred Benson

July 20, 1925 - October 13, 2013

Benson, Louise DeBuchy, 88, entered into rest on Sunday, October 13, 2013 in Jacksonville, FL. She was born in Weehawken, NJ and spent most of her life in Montvale, NJ. Mrs. Benson is survived by her daughter, Deborah (Dale) Armentrout; grandson, David (Tiffany) Armentrout; great granddaughter, Lilly Anne; grandson, Douglas (Ashley) Armentrout, great grandson, Dalton Easton; nephew, Richard...
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Elden Leslie Sharp

May 1, 1927 - October 11, 2013

Mr. Elden Leslie Sharp, 86, passed away Friday, October 11, 2013. He was a loving husband, devoted father and grandfather and caring friend to all who knew him. Elden was born on May 1, 1927 in Straight Fork, TN to the late Ernest and Zora Sharp. He is preceded in death by his loving wives Patricia McDermott Sharp and Eleanor Taylor Sharp.Elden grew up in Detroit, MI and raised his family here...
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Mary Jane Chandler

February 23, 1919 - October 8, 2013

It is our greatest sorrow to announce that our beloved mother/grandmother/sister, friend, family matriarch, spiritual compass, our foundational support, feisty flame, and compassionate example of a human being Mary Chandler has left us on October 8, 2013. Mary fell a few weeks prior to her passing and was undergoing physical therapy. However, being 94, and suffering from heart complications...
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Marcus Andrew Lennon

August 20, 1924 - October 7, 2013

Marcus Andrew Lennon, 89, passed away Monday, October 7, 2013. He was a loving husband, devoted father, grandfather, great grandfather and caring friend to all who knew him. Marcus was born on August 20, 1924 in Humbolt, TN, to the late Marquis and Cynthia Lennon. His family settled here in Jacksonville, FL in 1929. He is preceded in death by his loving wife Ella Eudine Knight Lennon of 67...
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William Murrel McDuffie

October 18, 1938 - October 6, 2013

W. Murrel McDuffie, 74, went home to have a family reunion in Heaven on October 6, 2013. Beloved husband of Gail McDuffie for 53 years. He is survived by sons Bill (Jeanne) McDuffie and Mike (Adys) McDuffie; grandchildren Kyle (Dyannisty), Reese, Randy, Austin; great granddaughter Scarlette and brother "Mac" Norman Lauren (Phyllis) McDuffie. Family will receive friends at Westside Baptist Church,...
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Wayne "Doug" Mitchell

September 7, 1924 - October 5, 2013

Mr. Wayne ( Doug ) Mitchell, 89, passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2013. Wayne (doug/mitch) Douglas Mitchell was born in Leroy Illinois on September 7,1924 to Ralph and Edith Mitchell. He grew up in Bloomington and Towanda where he went to high school and excelled in sports. He served four years in the army for his country before he settled in Towanda, Illinois with his wife and our...
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Coy Lee Westberry

September 8, 1921 - October 5, 2013

Mr. Coy Lee Westberry, 92, entered into rest on October 5, 2013. He is remembered as a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He was born on September 8, 1921 to the late John and Nellie Westberry in Cobbtown, Georgia. He joined the US Navy and served during WWII and the Korean Conflict. A decorated retiree, he was a survivor of the USS Yorktown. Coy then went to Florida...
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Barbara Elizabeth Moore

September 11, 1936 - September 30, 2013

Mrs. Barbara Elizabeth Moore, 77, entered into rest on September 30, 2013. She is remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother, doting grandmother and adoring great grandmother. She was born on September 11, 1936 in Providence, RI to the late Arthur and Lillian Twist. She enjoyed many of the joys that life had to offer, including, traveling, gardening and staying abreast with current events. ...
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John Templeton Wilber

July 22, 1928 - September 24, 2013

John Templeton Wilber passed from this life on September 24, 2013. A veteran of WWII, he was born in Providence, RI in 1928 and graduated from University of Rhode Island. He resided in California for many years where he owned his own business. He had been a resident of Jacksonville, FL since 2003 and was a member of The Greater Jacksonville Coin Club, a hobby which he enjoyed. John is...
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Robert Wilson Davis

December 1, 1956 - September 21, 2013

Robert Wilson Davis, 56, entered into rest on September 21, 2013. He is remembered as a loving husband, father, brother and friend. He was born on December 1, 1956 to the late Reno and Lee Davis. Robert graduated from Terry Parker High School and worked for Publix supermarkets for over 30 years, most of which, he served as a Store Manager. Robert was a man of God and had a passion for helping...
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Marthe Christiane Heeter

February 27, 1923 - September 19, 2013

Mrs. Marthe Christiane Heeter, 90, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013.
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Carolyn Horsley Howard

January 1, 1934 - September 19, 2013

CAROLYN HORSLEY HOWARD Carolyn Horsley Howard, 79, entered into the gates of heaven with her heavenly Father Jesus Christ on September 19, 2013. Born in Arley, Alabama to Floyd and Esta Mae Horsley, she was the oldest of seven children. She was a devout Christian, and steadfast in her faith. Carolyn was preceded in death by her beloved husband of Samuel C. Howard of 59 years, she is survived by...
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Robert Earl Armstrong

February 1, 1917 - September 18, 2013

Dr. Robert Earl Armstrong, retired Vice President of State Farm Insurance Companies died September 18, 2013, at the age of 96. He was born and raised on a farm near El Paso, Illinois, where he graduated from high school. He then went on to work for State Farm Insurance Companies in 1935, where he spent his entire career of 46 1/2 years, except for 32 months spent on military leave during...
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Gertrude Virginia Mallory

September 9, 1920 - September 18, 2013

Gertrude V. Mallory, 93, entered into rest on September 18, 2013. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Arlington Park Funeral Home, (904)724-6384
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Robert Earl Armstrong

February 1, 1917 - September 18, 2013

Robert Earl Armstrong, 96, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013.
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Lorene D Holton

November 22, 1931 - September 15, 2013

Mrs. Lorene D. Holton, 81, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013.
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Wallace D Steadman

February 19, 1935 - September 14, 2013

Wallace D. Steadman, 78, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013. He was a loving husband, devoted father, grandfather, great –grandfather and caring friend to all who knew him. Wallace was born on February 19, 1935 in Spartanburg, SC to the late Fred and Marie Steadman. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Angela Abercrombie, and his sister, Dorothy Steadman. Wallace is survived by...
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Jeanette Powell

April 11, 1933 - September 12, 2013

Mrs. Jeanette E. Powell, 80, entered into rest on September 12, 2013. She was born on April 11, 1933 in Lansing , MI . She is survived by her husband of 62 honest years, Willie J. Powell; children, Rosanne Powell, Jeffery (Wanda) Powell, Kim (Bill) Gairns and Kenneth Powell; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren with a great granddaughter soon to make her appearance and many beloved...
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Eudine Knight Lennon

January 28, 1926 - September 10, 2013

Mrs. Eudine Knight Lennon, 87, entered into rest on September 10, 2013. She is remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She was born on January 28, 1926 in Jacksonville, FL to the late Theron and Annette Knight. Eudine enjoyed playing cards, gardening and above all treasured being surrounded by her family. She has been a devoted member of Parkwood...
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Sylvia Rose Snyder

August 29, 1933 - September 9, 2013

Sylvia Rose Snyder, August 29, 1933 - September 9, 2013. You've done so many things unselfishly and lovingly, always putting others before yourself. So all of your family and friends want you to know how much your thoughtfulness has meant and how very much you're loved.
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Robert W. "Bob" Press

February 18, 1918 - September 7, 2013

Robert W. "Bob" Press, 95, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 7, 2013, at Northeast Florida Community Hospice, St. Vincent Hospital. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he lived in Jacksonville, Florida since 1969. He had been a member of Parkwood Baptist Church since that time. Press was a veteran of World War II who spent three and a half unrelieved years in the Asian...
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David Alister Jack

July 17, 1980 - September 7, 2013

David A. Jack, 33, entered into rest on September 7, 2013. He is remembered as a loving father, son, brother and friend. He was born on July 17, 1980 in Santa Clara, CA. David enjoyed trips to the beach with his daughter, Lanie; building and flying model planes and spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Ralph. He leaves to cherish his memory, his beloved...
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Wayne Arthur Shannon

October 13, 1921 - August 30, 2013

Wayne Arthur Shannon, 91 passed away August 30, 2013
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Selena Diane King

May 22, 1944 - August 26, 2013

Mrs. Selena Diane King, 69, passed away Monday, August 26, 2013. She was a loving wife, devoted mother, grandmother and caring friend to all who knew her. Diane was born on May 22, 1944 in Jacksonville, FL to the late Gene and Betty Drury. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, FL. Diane is survived by her loving husband Michael W. King of 26 wonderful years; sons Thomas ...
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Ronald Jesse Burns, Sr.

March 25, 1936 - August 24, 2013

Ronald Jesse Burns Sr., 77, entered into rest on August 24, 2013. He is remembered as a loving father, grandfather great grandfather and friend. He was born on March 25, 1936 to the late William Duff and Charlotte Pennington in Middletown, Ohio. He leaves to cherish his memory, children, Jewell D. Burns, Lisa Ann Burns, Ronald Jesse Burns, Jr., Penny Marie (Roger) Burns-Lee, Steven (Pauline)...
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Eleanor K. Moore

September 13, 1930 - August 23, 2013

Eleanor "Nell" Vernell Moore, 82, entered into rest on August 23, 2013. She is remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She was born on September 13, 1930 in North Carolina to the late Coyer and Goldie King. She moved to Jacksonville in 1960 when her husband was transferred with the railroad. She enjoyed baking and absolutely adored spending time with her...
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Patricia "Pat" Grace Pugh

February 7, 1936 - August 17, 2013

Patricia G. "Pat" Pugh was called home to her eternal reward on August 17, 2013 at Taylor Home. Pat was born on February 7, 1936 in Los Angeles, CA. She graduated from Clay High School in Green Cove Springs, FL. Pat was the Christian Education Director at Englewood Christian Church, as well as the Director of TLC Children's Ministry. Throughout her career, Pat was actively involved in...
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Faye E. Jervis

February 14, 1937 - August 11, 2013

Mrs. Faye E. Jervis, 76, entered into rest on August 11, 2013. She is remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She was born on February 14, 1937 in Glenwood, Georgia to the late James Tillman Rowland and Clara Mae Brown. Faye is preceded in death by her brother, Billy Rowland. She is survived by her husband of twenty six years, Larry Jervis, children,...
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Gene Travis Bennett

October 13, 1933 - August 10, 2013

Gene Travis Bennett, 79, born October 13, 1933. He went to be with the Lord on August 10, 2013. Gene was preceded in death by his wife Margaret C. Bennett of 45 years and his son Rocky D. Bennett. Gene is survived by his children Marlene C. Joyner, Earl T. Bennett, Terry J. Wing, Steven J. Bennett and Gena M. Maxey; 14 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren. Family...
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William Brent Hettick

May 2, 1938 - August 10, 2013

William Brent Hettick, 75, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2013. He was a loving husband, devoted father and caring friend to all who knew him. William is preceded in death by his loving wife Linda Cheryl Hettick of 21 wonderful years. He served in the United States Navy. William was very charismatic and could always make you smile when he walked into a room. He was truly known for putting...
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Anna H. Knapp

January 31, 1919 - August 5, 2013

Mrs. Anna H. Knapp, 94, passed away Monday, August 5, 2013.
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Joan Mary Pollett

January 24, 1940 - August 4, 2013

Joan M. Pollett was born on January 24, 1940. She passed away on August 4, 2013. She is survived by her four children, Jessie, Debbie, Jimmy and Nancy; four grandchildren, Rendie, Troy, Christine and Dulyla; three great grandchildren; brother, Joe and many friends. A gathering of friends will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013 from 10-11:00am with her memorial service to commence at 11:00am at...
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Lila Darlene Gayton

February 4, 1936 - August 4, 2013

Ms. Lila Darlene Gayton, 77, Jacksonville, passed away in her home Sunday, August 4, 2013. Survived by; Son Stephen "Rusty" (Rona) Gayton, three grandchildren; Stephen, Matthew, and Sydney, two great grandchildren Charity and Landon, Sister Irene Brillhart.
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Leonard A. Wood

September 24, 1918 - July 31, 2013

Leonard A. Wood, a retired Program Manager of the Naval Command Systems Support Activity, died on July 31, 2013 at the Stuart Meyer Hospice House in Palm Coast, Florida. Mr. Wood was a Navy Veteran of World War II and the Korean War. While serving aboard the destroyer USS Stanly, he participated in most of the battles in the Pacific from the Solomon Islands to Iwo Jima, the Philippines and...
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Donna Marie Russell

November 3, 1936 - July 27, 2013

Donna Marie Russell, 76, entered into rest on July 27, 2013. She is remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She was born on November 3, 1936 in Blasdell, NY to the late William and Lillian Tilert. Donna enjoyed painting, crafts, baking, cards and gardening. She above all, treasured being surrounded by her family while playing board games. She is preceded in...
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Elsie Baker Hodgens

November 24, 1916 - July 21, 2013

Elsie Baker Hodgens, 96, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013.
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Frances Sharp Crosbie

June 6, 1920 - July 20, 2013

Mrs. Frances S. Crosbie, 93, went HOME to be with THE LORD on July 20, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents, Linden and Cora Sharp; her Aunt Virginia Thompson; her sister, Elizabeth Williams; and , Neil R. Crosbie, her beloved husband and soulmate of 42 years whose life was cut short at the age of 62. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Cathi (Ed) Blair; her neice, Mrs. Lynn (Hubert...
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Emily R Zimmerman

October 27, 1923 - July 16, 2013

Emily Zimmerman was born October 27, 1923 in New York City and died July 16, 2013 in Jacksonville, FL. Raised in New Jersey she graduated from Columbia High School in South Orange, NJ. She enlisted in the Marine Corp on her 20th birthday in 1943. She served as airplane mechanic in WWII and the Korean War. Moving to Jacksonville, FL in 1953 she spent 27 years with Prudential Insurance Co....
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Iris Neal Godwin

May 4, 1945 - July 16, 2013

Iris Godwin, 68, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at her home in Jacksonville, Florida. She is survived by her two sons, Billy Thomas Jr. and Joe Thomas. She was the oldest of five children. Surviving are her sisters, Barbara Strawn and Sherry Hood and brothers, Mitchell Lindsey and Ricky Lindsey. Iris has nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
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Melvin Douglas Cribbs

October 3, 1950 - July 10, 2013

Melvin Douglas Cribbs, 62, passed away in Wednesday, July 10, 2013.
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Paul Douglas Barkley

December 10, 1945 - July 10, 2013

Mr. Paul Douglas Barkley, 67, entered into rest on July 10, 2013. He is remembered as a loving father, grandfather, brother and friend. He was born on December 10, 1945 in Milwaukee, WI to the late John and Helen Barkley. He is a veteran of the US Navy, having served on the first cruise of the John F. Kennedy. He enjoyed traveling, train trips through Canada, Disney World and above all he...
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Joseph K. Shepard

September 18, 1930 - July 10, 2013

Shepard, Joseph K., 82, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather went to be with the Lord on July 10, 2013. Joe was born on September 18, 1930 in Waycross, GA to the late Reverend Carlton and Lecell Shepard. Joe lived in the Jacksonville area for 50 years after a tour in the Navy. He worked for Brundage Motors for 12 years and retired from Hobleman Port Services after 29 years...
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Illa "Dubie" V. Chalker

December 17, 1929 - July 9, 2013

Mrs. Illa "Dubie" V. Chalker, 83, entered into rest on July 9, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 17, 1929 to the late Lawrence and Clara Varnedoe in Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated from Andrew Jackson in 1947. She was instrumental in organizing class reunions. Dubie enjoyed traveling, having been to every state with the exception of Oregon, Alaska twice,...
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Ernestine Elizabeth Boston Rose Cox

May 6, 1916 - July 3, 2013

Cox, Ernestine Elizabeth Boston Rose May 6, 1916 - July 3, 2013 Born in Charleston, SC, Ernestine was the youngest child born to the union of Rev. Andrew Spann Boston and Elizabeth Walton Gadsden Boston. She was a graduate of Stanton High School and Edward Waters College, both located in Jacksonville, FL, as well as Florida Memorial College in St. Augustine, FL. She attended Hampton...
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Aldean Gladys "Judy" Trott

November 18, 1943 - June 30, 2013

Aldean Gladys "Judy" Trott, 69, of Jacksonville, peacefully passed Sunday June 30, 2013. She was born to the late Gladys Aldean and Clarence Newman-Trott, Nov 18, 1943, in St Georges, Bermuda. Aldean acquired a bachelorette of Nursing in Paris, France in 1963. Aldean was a Registered Nurse until she retired on January 01, 2007. Nursing was a passion for Aldean, she was knowledgeable in all...
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Linda Frederick

July 21, 1927 - June 29, 2013

Linda Frederick Sunrise 7/21/27 - Sunset 6/29/2013 Linda Frederick (85) of 2015 Dalamon Street, Jacksonville, FL 32225, was born July 21, 1927 at Port Elizabeth, St. Vincent, British West Indies, to parents Edward and Anna Frederick. She attended local schools and later became a teacher there, before leaving to St. Vincent to live in New York between 1953-1954, where she ultimately became a U.S...
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Mary Elizabeth Cooper

November 14, 1942 - June 25, 2013

Mary Elizabeth Cooper "Nanabird", 70, of MacClenny FL, passed away with her family by her side on June 25, 2013. She was born on November 14, 1942 in Lavonia, GA. She attended Harvest Baptist Church and was a devoted Christian. She retired from Bellsouth as a manager in the data processing center. She was pre-deceased by her husband James E. Cooper; sister, Peggy Shaw; sons Tim Ellington and...
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Louise A Hines

December 9, 1921 - June 24, 2013

Louise A. Hines, 91, passed away Monday, June 24, 2013.
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David A Tanksley

March 8, 1930 - June 21, 2013

David Tanksley passed away Friday June 21, 2013 at the age of 83. He was born on March 8, 1930 in Osborn, Ohio to the late Ralph and Effie Tanksley. He graduated from Miami of Ohio with a Masters degree in Geology in 1952. He served in the Army from 1952 to 1955 and then worked as a geologist for 31 years. David was preceded in death by his brother Leonard Tanksley, and two sisters, Helen Unger...
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Robert Michael Hosford

August 26, 1949 - June 17, 2013

Robert "Bob" Hosford, 63, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2013. While Bob was a troublemaker in his youth, he spent his adult life as a selfless family man and friend. He was never rich, but he was always generous. He is survived by his former wife, Melanie Hosford; his son, Blair Hosford; step daughter, Alison Strother; mother, Elizabeth Hosford; brothers, John and Walter; sister, Peggy; and...
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Joed H. Widell

September 13, 1931 - June 16, 2013

Joed Henson Widell, 81, passed away peacefully at home on June 16, 2013, in Jacksonville , FL. She was born on Sept. 13, 1931, in Taylorville , IL . She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville. She was predeceased by her husband Ralph Widell. She is survived by four children, Diane Ross, Casey Widell, Linda Smith (Mark), and Gloria Newsome (Ron); 2...
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Barry Samuel Coggin

February 12, 1941 - June 14, 2013

Mr. Barry S. Coggin, 72, passed away on June 14, 2013. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Arlington Park Funeral Home, (904)724-6384.
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Alberta Ruth Kemple Bellamy

December 22, 1921 - June 13, 2013

BELLAMY Alberta Ruth (Kemple) Bellamy a loving wife of 61 years, devoted mother and grandmother passed away at home Thursday June 13, 2013. She attended Christ Church Pentecostal for over 25 years. She was also a member of the Mid - Pacific Chapter 10 Order of the Eastern Star of Walpahu, Hawaii. Born and raised in Hawaii, she worked as a Chief telephone operator for the Hawaiian Telephone...
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John Lloyd Rowe

October 10, 1942 - June 7, 2013

John L. Rowe passed away on Friday, June 7, 2013. He was born on October 10, 1942 in Ironton, OH. After graduating from Ironton High School in 1960, he began his career with the railroad in Russell, Kentucky and eventually retired from CSX Transportation in Jacksonville, FL after 39 years of service. He was an avid golfer and played football for the University of Kentucky and the Baltimore...
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Margaret Elizabeth Bradley

January 6, 1924 - June 7, 2013

Margaret Hrenko Bradley, 89, passed away on the early morning of June 7th, 2013 at St. Catherine's in Jacksonville; FL. Margaret was born on January 6th, 1924 to George and Mary Hrenko in Euclid, OH. She is preceded in death by her parents, her siblings -Pauline Schultz, , Mary Zilke, Anne Boehlke, George Hrenko and John Hrenko- her husband John Bradley Jr., and her son Timothy Bradley. She was a...
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Mary Ward

December 14, 1922 - June 6, 2013

Mary Bendey Ward "Mickey", 90, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving daughters and grandchildren on June 6, 2013: she was born December 14, 1922. As a young girl, she joined the United States Marine Corps during World War II and achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant. While in the Marine Corps she met and married 1st Lieutenant George W. Ward, and in 1956 they moved to Jacksonville,...
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Robert Martin, Jr.

June 18, 1942 - June 3, 2013

Mr. Robert Martin Jr., 70, passed away Monday, June 3, 2013.
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Max Ibarra Santiago

May 29, 1922 - May 22, 2013

Max I. Santiago, 89, passed away peacefully on May 22, 2013. Max was born in Camiling Tarlac, Philippines to Melecio & Leonarda Santiago. Orphaned at age 5 by the death of his father, he was raised by his mother & maternal grandparents during the depression the darkest & hardest yrs of his life. In 1941 when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor & started WW2 another hard and rocky 3 yrs began. As the...
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Ocra Mikles Auxier

October 2, 1937 - May 20, 2013

On Monday May 20th, 2013, at 8:47pm, Mrs. Ocra Mikles Auxier, widow of Everett L Auxier and a resident of Jacksonville since 1988 completed her journey of life after 75 years and retired to a better place where there is no more pain and no more suffering. Born in Welch West Virginia in 1937, She was the oldest of 7 children (Arthur Mikles, Charles Mikles, Ray 'Bosie' Mikles, Opal Collins, Ottie...
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Robbie Nell Roland Delaney

February 7, 1922 - May 19, 2013

Robbie Nell Roland Delaney, 91 years, Jacksonville, FL, passed away May 19, 2013. Born in Coolidge, GA on February 7, 1922, she was a school teacher in Lake Park, GA and Jacksonville, FL. She was a member of Deermeadows Baptist Church and Arlington Baptist Church in Jacksonville. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Everett Stanley Delaney and baby daughter, Patricia Ann. She is...
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Jorge Heriberto Torres

February 14, 1926 - May 18, 2013

Mr. Jorge Heriberto Torres, 87, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013.
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Dollie Beasley Jeffers Cribbs

November 9, 1934 - May 16, 2013

Dollie Mae Jeffers Cribbs, 78, born Novemeber 9, 1934 in Keite, Georgia, to John and Nevada Beasley, passed away May 16, 2013 in Orange Park, FL. She was first and foremost a mother to her girls. She lived for her girls and raising them was all she knew. She was their rock. Her hobbies included music, fishing and walking on the beach. She was also a wonderful true "southern cook." One of...
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Mildred Cooper Flowers

January 15, 1922 - May 13, 2013

Mildred Cooper Flowers, 91 of Jacksonville, Florida passed into eternal peace on Monday, May 13, 2013. She was born in Choctaw County, Alabama on January 15, 1922 to the late Luther Martin Cooper (Luke) and Jennie Ann Long Cooper. She was the youngest surviving child of six and was fondly referred to as "Mitchie". She graduated in 1940 from high school in Butler, Alabama, and continued with...
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Allen Lankford Stone

October 28, 1962 - May 13, 2013

Allen Lankford Stone I (Lanky), 50, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013. Lanky passed away peacefully, with his loving mother by his side. Lanky is a native of Jacksonville, and a lifelong resident. Lanky will be remembered as a caring son, giving father, loyal brother and trusted friend. Lanky's lighthearted nature and joyful spirit will be greatly missed. He is preceded in death by his father...
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David Claude MacNamara

September 21, 1924 - May 11, 2013

Deacon David Claude MacNamara, who was born September 21,1924 the son of Gerald and Elizabeth MacNamara in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed away Saturday, May 11th at St. Vincent's Hospice in the company of his loving family. He was 88 years old. A Marine who served in WWII, David graduated from St. Joseph's College in Philadelphia. He transferred to Jacksonville in 1960 with State Farm...
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Ellen L. Rollings

March 27, 1916 - May 10, 2013

ROLLINGS (The following was written (with very minor edits) by Ellen Rollings only a very few months before she passed to be with her Lord) Ellen Ledford Rollings passed away May 10, 2013. She was born in Lexington, Kentucky, March 27, 1916. She was a long time resident of Taylor Home on Spring Park Road in Jacksonville, Florida. She was a member of the University Boulevard Church of the...
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