Our Obituaries

Alfred Edward Jack Herrin

March 4, 1942 - December 19, 2014

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Michael Sean Gannon

August 8, 1960 - December 15, 2014

Michael Sean Gannon, 54, passed away suddenly on December 15, 2014. He was born in Overland Park, Kansas but resided in Jacksonville for the past 30 years. He is survived by his wife Peggy (Quinn), his children Ryan, Devon and Sean, his mother, Mary, a host of nieces (Sarah, Maggie, Madeline, Elaina, Katharine, Allison) and nephews (Andy, Matt, Jasper). He was employed at Memorial Hospital for...
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Cherie Brown Thomas

June 17, 1960 - December 15, 2014

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Elizabeth R. Beidelman

November 28, 1920 - December 14, 2014

Elizabeth R. Beidelman passed away on the 14th day of December, 2014. Born in Savannah, Georgia on November 28, 1920 to the late J. Lynah Rowell and Effie R. Rowell, she graduated from Robert Lee High School in 1938 and was active in Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. She enjoyed living in Neptune Beach, Florida with her family and is survived by her son, Robert R. Beidelman, Jr. (Lisa) and her...
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Charlotte Ann Thornton

January 21, 1947 - December 14, 2014

Charlotte "Ann" Thornton ''' 67 of Jacksonville, Florida died Sunday December 14, 2014 peacefully in her sleep. She has gone to be with her husband, Pete in heaven.Surviving are her two sons Pete and Matt Thornton, her brother/s and sister's Philip Floyd, James "Eddie" Floyd, Robin Floyd, Linda Floyd Carlton and Julie Floyd Berry.A Memorial Mass will be held at eleven o'clock in the morning on...
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Dana Terez Vance

November 7, 1972 - December 14, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Terry Dolan Wright

December 4, 1951 - December 10, 2014

Terry Dolan Wright passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in Jacksonville. He was born in Thomasville, North Carolina in 1951. Terry moved to Jacksonville at a young age and aspired to repair cars and one day have his own business. He accomplished this in 1983 with the opening of his business, Wright's Automotive. His business served his community for over 31 years until its closing. ...
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Theresa Josephine Rodgers

March 20, 1933 - December 9, 2014

Theresa Josephine 'Jo' Brown Rodgers passed away December 9, 2014 at Westminster Woods on Julington Creek after an extended illness. Jo was born on March 20, 1933, in Louisville, KY to Durward and Genevieve Brown. She graduated from Ursuline Academy in Louisville. She moved to Jacksonville with her husband in 1980. She retired from Johnson & Johnson in 1993. Throughout her life, Jo was...
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Dorothy Wheildon Hall

May 5, 1911 - December 8, 2014

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James Pennington Crosby

December 31, 1931 - December 8, 2014

On December 8, 2014, The Reverend James P. Crosby of Jacksonville died peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Father Crosby was born December 31st, 1931, in Queens, NY. A graduate of Adelphi College and Yale Divinity School, he was ordained into the Priesthood December 23rd, 1957. Fr. Crosby served parishes in Brentwood and Ozone Park, NY, and he also served as Chaplain to the Emergency...
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Jean Fitzgerald Captain US Navy Ret.

April 22, 1926 - December 7, 2014

Jean Fitzgerald, a longtime resident of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, died on December 7, 2014, in Jacksonville, Florida, of heart failure. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 22, 1926, to Fama Patricia (Rebsamen) and Spencer James Fitzgerald. He attended public schools in St. Louis, Cincinnati, and Detroit before moving to Washington, D.C., where he graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School...
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Mariam Jaber Farhat

October 15, 1917 - December 7, 2014

FARHAT: Miriam Jaber Farhat (nee: Miriam Mousa Michael), age 97, passed away on December 6, 2014 at Community Hospice with her children by her side. She was born on October 15, 1917 in Ramallah, Palestine and was a resident of Jacksonville, Florida since 1947. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jaber Kalil Farhat (1905-1950); five brothers, Easa, Jack, Ilias, Ibrahim and Aziz Michael;...
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Kevin Kun Hyun

October 13, 1946 - December 6, 2014

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Joyce LaVerne White

December 6, 1929 - December 2, 2014

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Alex Meloot Kurikes

January 18, 1932 - December 2, 2014

ALEX MELOOT KURIKES, 82, beloved father, grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend to many went to be with the Lord on December 2nd, 2014. He was a kind and gentle man who will be remembered for his strong Christian faith, service to his friends, and selfless sacrifice for his family. He is survived by his son Sabu Alex, daughter-in-law Anna Alex, daughter Saji George, son-in-law Anil George and...
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Margaret Rogers Haynes

September 28, 1916 - December 2, 2014

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H. Joel Selber

December 8, 1935 - December 1, 2014

H. Joel Selber, (78) of Jacksonville, Florida passed away Monday, December 1, 2014. He was a graduate of the University of Florida and spent most of his career as an executive of the All State Pipe and Supply Company. Joel was an active member of the Jacksonville Jewish Center. His last residence in Jacksonville was at The Coves, where he greatly enjoyed singing with the Choraleers. Joel...
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Dorothy Frances Berger Cohen

January 16, 1922 - December 1, 2014

We are saddened by the passing of Dorothy Cohen, beloved member of the Jacksonville Jewish Center, on the evening of December 1, 2014 A graveside service will take place at 12:30 PM on Thursday, December 4 at Old Center Cemetery, Winona Drive and Evergreen Avenue. We extend our condolences to the entire Cohen family: to children Jerry (Sherry) Cohen, Peggy (Ken) Organes, and Karen (Todd) Morse;...
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Edmond Vernon Townsend

December 8, 1924 - December 1, 2014

Edmond Vernon Townsend Jr. 89 went to be with the Lord on Dec. 1. He was born on Dec. 8, 1924 to Louise Philips Townsend and Edmond Vernon Townsend Sr. He attended Robert E. Lee High School, class of '43 in Jacksonville and graduated from The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and The University of Florida. He was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. As a Lieutenant in the navy, he...
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James E. Million

October 26, 1933 - November 30, 2014

James E. (Jim) Million, 81, died peacefully at home on November 30, 2014. He was born October 26, 1933 in Amherst, Virginia. He is survived by his soulmate and loving wife of 26 years, Cheryl Cottrell Milion, and their four children: Jéan-Paul, Joel, Robin Zink Layne (Gregg), and Chad Zink (Tanya); and six grandchildren: Hunter, Holden, Grayson, Garrett, Hallie and Kory. He is also...
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Shannon Von Stewart

February 16, 1969 - November 30, 2014

Shannon Von (Brown) STEWART was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 30, 2014. She was at home and surrounded by her loving family. Shannon was born in the middle of a snowstorm on February 16, 1969 in Charlotte, North Carolina. In 45 short years, Shannon touched many lives with her humor and her generosity. She was passionate about her family and her community: tirelessly and...
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Shun Yuan Qian

February 25, 1945 - November 30, 2014

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Barbara Jean Taylor

June 19, 1947 - November 30, 2014

Barbara (Bobbi) Jean Taylor (née Burkey) passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at the age of 67. Bobbi was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother. She treasured time shared with family and friends, whether around the dinner table, over the phone, or on one of her travel adventures. She enjoyed creating art, making crafts and finding...
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Naum Vulfovich Merzon

October 13, 1924 - November 29, 2014

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Albert D. Yazdiya

June 23, 1924 - November 29, 2014

Albert Yazdiya, 90, loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2014. Albert was a kind and gentle man who will be remembered for his strong Catholic faith and selfless sacrifice for his family. He was a founding member of San Jose Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret, and is survived by his sons David (Carol) Yazdiya, Ralph ...
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Theodora Anthony Skarlis

October 22, 1927 - November 28, 2014

Theodora A. Skarlis passed away on November 28, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. She was born in Wichita, KS on October 22, 1927. Beloved wife of the late Robert P. Skarlis, daughter of Pete Anthony and Stamatia Stathaki Anthony, sister of Opal A. Panos and Juanita A. Keffalas, all of whom predeceased her. Loving mother of Stacy S. Howell - wife of William D. Howell of Vincent, OH, Stephanie S....
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Susan Delle Coyle

May 21, 1946 - November 28, 2014

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J. Thomas Gay

June 9, 1929 - November 26, 2014

Jimmie Thomas "Tommy" Gay, 85, passed away peacefully the morning of, Wednesday, November 27, 2014. He was born June 9, 1929 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was a proud graduate of the Landon HS Class of 1948 and captain of his football team. He attended the University of Florida. He joined the U.S. Army in 1951 where he served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Korean War.Tommy married the love of his life...
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Patricia Gail Stonis Beckwith

February 19, 1937 - November 24, 2014

Patricia passed away on November 24, 2014 from a heart attack. She was born February 19, 1937 in Philidelphia, Pennsylvania. She grew up in River Forest, Illinois where she tap danced and was on the high school tennis team. Patricia attended Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida from 1956 to 1959. She was a member of the Kappa Delta Sorority and Kappa Pi ''' The International Art...
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William Richard Stacy

October 30, 1927 - November 23, 2014

William R. Stacy, Jr. (Buddy), age 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Community Hospice of Northeast Florida's McGraw Center with his wife of 64 years at his side. He was born in Bolivar County, Mississippi in 1927 to the late William R. Stacy, Sr. and Lou Zella Stacy. He came from a large family of 13 children. He grew up working in the cotton fields of Mississippi and...
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William Karl Mouro

July 15, 1926 - November 19, 2014

William Karl Bill Mouro, Sr., age 88, died November 19, 2014 peacefully at home and in the presence of the Lord. Born July 15, 1926 in Jacksonville, Florida and a life-long resident of Jacksonville, his childhood years were spent in Hope Haven Hospital for one and a-half years, followed by six years in the Boy's Home which at the time was located at 33 West 6th Street. This was due to his...
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George Samuel Brady

August 16, 1931 - November 19, 2014

George Brady, 83, passed away on November 19, 2014. Mr. Brady is survived by his wife of 39 years, Doris. He often said he was "married to the best wife and nurse in the world", whom he thanks dearly. Mr. Brady retired from the U.S. Army after 20 years of service. After his military career, he was a Captain for two different commercial airlines, Southeast and Midway, as well as Managing a hotel...
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Evelyn Hartstein Sanders

June 25, 1921 - November 18, 2014

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William McKenzie Whittaker

August 8, 1947 - November 18, 2014

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) William McKenzie Whittaker, Jr. of the Florida Air National Guard, 125th Fighter Wing passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at the age of 67, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Whittaker was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on August 8, 1947; his family moved to Jacksonville in 1949. Mr. Whittaker was predeceased by his father, Brigadier General, (Ret.) William...
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Richard Jay Wolfson

December 31, 1942 - November 16, 2014

Richard "Ricky" Jay Wolfson, age 71, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, November 16, 2014. Ricky was born on December 31, 1942 in Jacksonville, Florida to parents, Hazel M. Wolfson and the late Saul Wolfson. In addition to his loving mother, Hazel; Ricky is survived by his adored wife, Lesley, of 50 years; his children, Felicia JoAnn Sias (Michael), Scott Alan Wolfson...
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Linda L. Nickerson

December 26, 1945 - November 13, 2014

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Penelope Melissa Peterson

October 15, 1944 - November 13, 2014

Penelope "Penny" Peterson passed away on November 13, 2014. She was born in Missouri, but lived the majority of her life in Jacksonville, Florida. She touched the lives of many young students through her years of teaching. She enjoyed working in her herb garden and participating in the River Run. She raised a son and daughter and had three wonderful grandchildren. She will be greatly...
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Harriet Kenney Whitlow

May 26, 1921 - November 9, 2014

Harriet Kenney Whitlow, age 93, passed away on Sunday, November 9, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. Harriet was born on May 26, 1921 in Savannah, Georgia to parents Bennett F. Kenney and Bertha V. Kenney. She attended Andrew Jackson High School and graduated in 1939. After attending business school, she was employed by Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph Company. She eventually became the...
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Constance Albina McLaughlin

September 14, 1915 - November 7, 2014

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James Edwin Abercrombie

May 23, 1939 - November 6, 2014

James Edwin Abercrombie Jr., beloved husband, son, father, grandfather, and uncle passed away peacefully encircled by the love and prayers of his family on November 6, 2014 after complications from surgery. A Jacksonville native, Jim was born on May 23, 1939. He attended Hendricks Avenue Elementary and Landon High School, class of 1957, where he played football. He then graduated in 1961 from...
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Catherine Wilkinson Alexander

April 16, 1936 - November 6, 2014

Catherine Wilkinson Alexander, 78, passed away on Thursday afternoon November 6, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Alexander was born in Orange County, North Carolina on April 16, 1936 to Rupert Wilkinson and Lillian Hines Wilkinson. Catherine, a beloved wife, mother and grandmother, was an active member of Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church, and an active member...
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John Loyd Boling

July 1, 1946 - November 6, 2014

BOILING- John Loyd Boling, 68, of Jacksonville passed away Thursday, November 6, 2014. Hardage Giddens Hendricks Avenue Chapel is serving the family.
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Billy G. Malone

September 23, 1922 - November 5, 2014

Dr. Bill G. Malone died after a brief illness on November 5, 2014. Dr. Malone was born September 23, 1922 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to Charles A. Malone and Gladys Cooper Malone. After graduating from high school in Muskogee, he attended Oklahoma University where he met the love of his life, Beatrice Hayden Malone, with whom he shared a happy marriage of over seventy-one years until Mrs. Malone...
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Annie Laurie Towns

January 23, 1923 - November 4, 2014

Annie Laurie Towns, age 91, peacefully joined her Heavenly Father on November 4th. Anne was born in Laurens County, Georgia but lived most of her life in Savannah. She moved to Jacksonville in 1998 where she became a member of Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church. There she developed many friendships and especially enjoyed Wednesday breakfasts and Friday dinners with her "gang."This small lady lived...
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Eva C. France

January 14, 1921 - November 3, 2014

Eva (Eve) C. France, age 93, of Venice, FL and formerly of Jacksonville, passed away Monday, November 3, 2014 after a brave battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Eve was born in Winslow, Arkansas on January 14, 1921 to Otto and Gladys Center. She attended Wichita Business College and went on to serve at the Pentagon as an administrative assistant during WWII. After marrying and staying home to...
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Roy R. Sturdavant

August 24, 1913 - November 3, 2014

Roy R. Sturdavant, age 101, of Jacksonville, passed away on Monday, November 3, 2014. Born in Ennis, Montana, he was a son of the late Henry Wilson and Retta Sellon Sturdavant. As a young man, Roy jumped a train headed south, he got as far as New Orleans! Shortly thereafter, a family friend helped him to get to Jacksonville, Florida where he met and married Gretchen Louise Oetjen and they...
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Mary Moore Tepper

January 17, 1912 - November 1, 2014

Mary Moore Tepper, age 103, a long time resident of Jacksonville, died at her home on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Born in Lebanon, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late William J. and Apalonia Morris Leake. Throughout her life she enjoyed gardening, playing golf and bridge and was a member of various clubs.Mary is survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, and great-grand...
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Billy F. Williams

September 11, 1920 - October 30, 2014

Billy F. Williams Billy passed away on October 30, 2014. Billy was born on September 11, 1920 in Pensacola. At the age of two, his family relocated to Jacksonville. He graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in 1938. Billy enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942 and became a Bombardier on a B-26. His plane was shot down in May of 1944 and he was captured in France by the Germans. Billy spent...
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Kaitlynn Danielle Smith

October 24, 2013 - October 29, 2014

Kaitlynn Danielle Smith was born October 24, 2013, 1 minute after her twin sister Kyleigh Elizabeth. Kaitlynn was taken from this earth suddenly just 5 days after celebrating her 1st birthday with all of her family and friends. Kaitlynn loved to blow raspberries, snuggle with mommy and daddy, and always loved kissing her sissy. Kaitlynn loved to dance, whether it was to the Hot Dog Song or a...
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Kamel Suleiman Haddad

February 26, 1933 - October 29, 2014

Kamel Suleiman Haddad, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, joined our heavenly father October 29, 2014. Born February 26, 1933, in Amman, Jordan to Suleiman and Fadda Haddad. He immigrated to the U.S.A. August 11, 1978. He is predeceased by his loving wife Fadda K. Haddad of 60 years, his sons Nabeel Haddad, Ramzy Haddad, Fuad Haddad and his daughter Majeda Haddad. He is...
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Michael Thomas Hayden

June 7, 1943 - October 29, 2014

Michael Thomas Hayden was born June 7, 1943 in Philadelphia, PA, the son of Virginia Burkhalter and Thomas C. Hayden. He passed away on October 29th, 2014 at St. Vincent's Medical Center. Mike worked as a salesman for ten years before going into business as an auto mechanic with Fred Wheeler at M & F Garage at 405 W. Beaver Street. He provided excellent service to many downtown office workers...
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Viola Yzaguirre Torres

July 7, 1927 - October 28, 2014

Viola Yzaguirre Torres, daughter of Abel Baker Yzaguirre and Viola Stillman Yzaguirre, died on October 28, 2014. Born on July 7, 1927 in Concepcion, Texas, Viola was a member of the distinguished Yzaguirre family of Corpus Christi, Texas. She made her home in Jacksonville, Florida. Throughout her life, she espoused the highest ideals and standards and lived her life accordingly. She was a great...
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Michael Joseph Cusick

January 3, 1961 - October 28, 2014

Michael J. Cusick, age 53, died unexpectedly on October 28, 2014. Born in Waukegan, IL in 1961 to parents, John and Shirley Cusick. Michael moved to Jacksonville in 1976 and graduated from Bishop Kinney High School and attended Valdosta State College. Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley; and brother, David. He is survived by his father, John and wife, Mary; his wife, Cindy;...
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Thomas Crismore Bowen

April 12, 1941 - October 20, 2014

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Marguerite Geraldine Orpin

February 18, 1919 - October 20, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Shirley Belonger Mitchell

April 9, 1925 - October 20, 2014

Shirley Delia Mary (Belonger) Mitchell passed away on October 20, 2014. She was born on April 9, 1925 in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Isadore Belonger and Cecelia (Stadinger) Belonger. She graduated from nursing school in Milwaukee, WI and moved to Florida. She married Dr. Wallace H. Mitchell in 1948. They lived in Key West, Baltimore, Ithaca, St. Louis, and finally Jacksonville...
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Thelma Le Etta Corpening Copeland

April 5, 1924 - October 19, 2014

Thelma Le Etta Corpening Copeland, 90, died Sunday, October 19, 2014 after a lengthy illness. Her passing succeeds her late husband, Hogan E. Copeland, Sr.Mrs. Copeland was born in Starke, FL on April 5, 1924 to Jessie Eugene Corpening and Huldah Estelle Brinson. She graduated in 1941 from Montreat College High School in Montreat, NC. She was President of the Senior Class, Valentine Queen and...
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Wade Chancey Jr. Colonel U.S. Army

July 24, 1926 - October 17, 2014

Wade Chancey, Jr., Colonel U.S. Army (Ret.) went home to be with the Lord on 10/17/2014. He was a 4th generation Floridian born in Jacksonville 7/24/1926 to the late Clarence W. Chancey, Sr. and Lucy Greene. He received his primary and secondary education in Jacksonville schools graduating from Robert E. Lee High School Class of 1944. He earned his Bachelor Degree from University of Nebraska at...
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June Elizabeth Costello

June 6, 1927 - October 17, 2014

June Elizabeth Costello passed from this world on October 17, 2014. She was born in Jacksonville to Charles F. Sares and Elizabeth Rodewolt Sares on June 6, 1927. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Danny; daughter, Margaret; brothers, Charles and Thomas Sares; and sister, Margaret Murrey. June is survived by her devoted husband, Mark (Buddy); son, Mark and his wife, Laura; daughter,...
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Peter Joseph Stark ABCMU.S. Navy (Ret.)

September 21, 1960 - October 16, 2014

Peter J. Stark, 54, currently of Jacksonville, FL and Corapeake, NC, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 16, 2014 in Jacksonville. Pete was born in Long Branch, NJ on September 21, 1960 and was raised in Hazlet for 11 years before moving to Toms River. Pete was an alumnus of Toms River North High School before entering the Navy for a 30 year career, retiring as an Aviation Boatswain...
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Lavinia E. Rockafellow

June 27, 1922 - October 12, 2014

Lavinia E. "Missy" Rockafellow, 92, passed away at Emeritus at Southpoint, in Jacksonville, Florida on October 12, 2014. Missy was born June 27, 1922 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She graduated from Merchantville High School, Merchantville, NJ. Missy was a long time employee of Merchantville National Bank, Merchantville, NJ and was active with the Girl Scouts of America while living in NJ. Upon...
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Suad Khalil Saman

May 24, 1930 - October 7, 2014

Suad Khalil Saman (84), beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed on October 07, 2014 peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Ramallah, Palestine on May 24, 1930, she moved to Jacksonville, FL in 1979. She was an active member of St. George Orthodox Church; her faith in God and love to others was an inspiration to her family and to everyone that knew her. She is...
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Penny Elizabeth Woodard

August 17, 1964 - September 30, 2014

Penny Elizabeth Woodard, 50, of Jacksonville, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Born and raised in Jacksonville, she was the daughter of Ernest Daryl and Rosemary Reyes Hammond. Penny enjoyed her job with ADT Security and had a love for animals. In addition to her parents, Penny is survived by her husband, John B. Woodard along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.A visitation will be...
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Archie Anthony DeAngelis

June 13, 1921 - September 28, 2014

Archie Anthony DeAngelis, 93, passed away on September 28, 2014. He was a beloved husband, brother, father, grandpa and great grandpa. Archie was the 4th of 5 children of Consetta Imperale and Benjamin Anthony DeAngelis of Brooklyn, NY. Archie graduated from Erasmus High School where he played football and swam on the swimming team. He enlisted in the Army Air Corp during WWII and while...
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Zadok Stephen Wigh

May 3, 2010 - September 27, 2014

Zadok Stephen Wigh was born on May 3rd, 2010 to Stephanie and Vincent. Many have asked how we came up with his name. One day we were reading Scripture together and came across the name "Zadok". We both that it's a really neat name and if we ever had a son, we'd call him Zadok. Well, the Lord gave us a son and we named him Zadok. In the Old Testament, he was a high priest that remained...
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Willard M. Edwards

February 23, 1930 - September 27, 2014

Willard Mallory Edwards, Jr., age 84, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at his home in Saints Johns, Florida.He was originally from Norfolk, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Jennie Edwards, as well as his son, Thomas Kenny Edwards.Mallory is survived by his wife of 45 years, Marion Moseley Edwards; his sister, Janet Jack of Wilmington, DE; his...
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Ruth M. Stewart

July 18, 1928 - September 25, 2014

Ruth M. Stewart was born on July 18, 1928 in Miami, FL. The daughter of John Claude and Carrie Williams, Ruth was known to her friends and family as "Kitty", and as a child lived near Sanderson, FL. She was the oldest daughter of nine children (3 boys and 6 girls). Her family moved to Jacksonville, FL where Ruth attended Andrew Jackson High School. There she met and married Donald L. McCormack...
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Idsamarly Herrera

August 26, 1956 - September 25, 2014

Idsamarly Herrera, age 58, was on born August 26, 1956 and passed September 25, 2014 peacefully at her residence in the company of her loving family. She is survived by her loving husband, Jose L Herrera and son, Jose Jr.; her mother, Juanita Rivera and father, Fermin Rodriquez; sister Marianella and husband, John Ortiz, their daughter, Kristine and son, John Anthony; sister, Alma and husband,...
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May Bailey Inman Perry

January 11, 1924 - September 23, 2014

May Bailey Inman Perry, age 90, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2014, at Hadlow Community Hospice. She was born in Georgiana, Al., and lived in Jacksonville since her childhood, graduating from Andrew Jackson High School. She was a loyal employee of the Prudential Insurance Co. for over 30 years before her retirement. May was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church and a...
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Mary Jane Hume

December 29, 1963 - September 16, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Burton Kennedy Barrs

May 1, 1936 - September 11, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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John W. Bentley

July 8, 1937 - September 10, 2014

John W. Bentley, 77, passed away September 10, 2014. He was born July 8, 1937 in Miami, Florida. He is predeceased in death by his parents Alton and Mellie. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Donna; two sons, John, Jr. (Jacky) and his wife, Carol, and Don; and two grandchildren, Brandi and Justin.John was a loyal, loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, extended family and friend....
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Janice Harris Wagoner

July 1, 1917 - September 6, 2014

Janice Harris Wagoner passed away on September 6, 2014. She was born July 1, 1917 at Pensacola, Florida. The family moved to Jacksonville when she was young and attended local schools.She was a member of the Ortega United Methodist Church and Charter member of the Ortega Forest Garden Circle. She retired from the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens after twenty-seven years.She was preceded in death...
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Unice Sterling Anderson

October 9, 1921 - August 31, 2014

Unice Sterling (Hunk) Anderson passed away Sunday evening after a long illness. Hunk was a lifelong resident of Jacksonville, having moved here in 1956 from Atlanta. He proudly served his country during WWII as a member of the USMC in the 1st Marine Division in the Pacific campaign. He later attended Georgia Tech University where he met the love of his life, Vassie. They were married and...
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Frances Carol Miller

December 19, 1934 - August 30, 2014

Frances Carol Miller, 79, of Jacksonville passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014. A funeral service for Mrs. Miller will be held on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at eleven o'clock in the morning at Hardage ''' Giddens, THE OAKLAWN CHAPEL, 4801 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Deleah Trout Martin

August 24, 1944 - August 27, 2014

Deleah Trout Martin, loving wife, mother and grandmother, entered God's house on August 27, 2014, three days after her 70th birthday. She was preceded in death by her parents, Katherine and Ray Trout. Deleah is survived by her husband of 48 years, Bobby Martin; three daughters, Kimberly Hall (Shane) from Atlanta, Caroline Vilone and Christine Martin of Jacksonville; four granddaughters,...
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Marge Marjorie Backus

August 15, 1919 - August 25, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Bettyann Holt

December 26, 1956 - August 25, 2014

Bettyann grew up in Deerwood as a member of one of the first families in the neighborhood, where she attended Christ the King Grade School and Bishop Kenny High School. Alongside her cohorts, she paved the way for future generations of Deerwood youth. She earned her place as one of the original star swimmers of the Deerwood Swim Team, as well as a top equestrian contender. After many summers...
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Elvin B. Crews

August 18, 1934 - August 24, 2014

CREWS: Elvin Barton Crews, 80, passed away August 24, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 18, 1934 in Alton, Missouri. Barton was a faithful member of Mandarin Baptist Church, he retired from GM Corvette with 32 years of service and was a Master Mason in Blue Lodge 73. Barton was preceded in death by his wife, Estelle Marie Crews; his parents, William and Leona Crews; and...
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Marguerite Lombardo

February 26, 1914 - August 23, 2014

Marguerite "Peggy" Lombardo, 100, passed away peacefully on 8/23/2014 at St. Catherine Laboure Manor. Peggy was born on 2/26/1914 in Carbondale, PA, to Josephine and Dr. Matthew Britz. She lived in Jacksonville for 74 years and was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband of 39 years, Dr. Samuel Lombardo. Peggy was a nurse in labor and delivery for many years and later...
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Carl Davis Whelchel

April 8, 1941 - August 23, 2014

Carl Davis Whelchel III, M.D., F.A.C.S, age 73, passed away Saturday August 23, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born on April 8, 1941 in Cordele, Georgia to Carl D. Whelchel Jr. and Wynelle Whelchel. Davis served as a Major in the US Army and then practiced General Surgery at Memorial Hospital for 37 years. While working at Memorial Hospital, Davis served as chairman of the Department of...
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Herb Romig

November 29, 1935 - August 20, 2014

Herb Romig, 78, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Rebecca Romig; his son Herb (Libby) Romig, Jr.; his daughter Debbie (Randy) Nelson; his grandchildren Elizabeth (Joey) Powell, Brittany (Michael) Caison, Paden Skinner; father-in-law Abood Shediac; his sisters-in-law Grace (John) Carlisle and Susan (Mike)...
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Ernest F. Hartmann

June 3, 1922 - August 17, 2014

Remembering Ernest (Ernie) Fredrick HartmannBorn in New York City, NY on June 3, 1922, Ernest (Ernie) Fredrick Hartmann passed from his loved ones on Earth to his loved ones and God in Heaven on August 17, 2014. The son of Anna Bohn Hartmann and Ernest Hartmann, Ernie had a wonderful childhood growing up in the Bronx with the sisters and brothers he loved so much, Anna, Robert, Eleanor, Grace,...
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Richard Sundberg

June 21, 1927 - August 16, 2014

Richard Sundberg, age 87, died peacefully in his home on Saturday evening, August 16th, surrounded by the loving embrace of his family following a hard fought battle with prostate and metastatic bone cancer. He is survived by his adored wife of 62 years, Judith Sundberg, his daughter Kathy, five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Born in 1927 to Gertrude Rudd and Gustav Carl Robert...
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Grettza S. Jones

September 8, 1931 - August 13, 2014

Grettza Shuler Jones, 82, passed away at home on August 13, 2014 after battling cancer. She is survived by her husband of 62 years Jim, her son Rick and his wife Suzy of Jacksonville, her daughter Kathy Jones Clodfelter and her husband Scott of Tallahassee, and five grandchildren; Ashley Jones Heller (Brian), Jonathan Clodfelter, Rachel Jones, Katie Clodfelter Mynard (Jared) and Emily Jones. Born...
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Christa Marie Johnson

September 21, 1987 - August 11, 2014

Christa Marie Johnson, 26, was called home to her Savior Jesus Christ, on Monday, August 11, 2014. She was born in Jacksonville and attended Paxon High School and Florida State College at Jacksonville. She was a devoted mother who brought a lot of love and happiness to those around her. She touched the lives of many friends and people in need.Christa is survived by her large family; her son,...
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Angela Akra Collie

July 25, 1937 - August 10, 2014

Angela Akra Collie died peacefully of natural causes on August 10, 2014. Her life will be celebrated on Friday, August 15 at two o'clock in the afternoon at The Oaklawn Chapel. Following the service and brief interment, the family will receive friends in the reception hall, also at Oaklawn Chapel, 4801 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, Fl 32207. Hardage-Giddens, THE OAKLAWN CHAPEL is serving the...
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Catherine Diane Davis

March 8, 1958 - August 5, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Gene L. Chilton

February 25, 1928 - August 2, 2014

Gene L. Chilton, age 86, passed away August 2, 2014 at the McGraw Community Hospice Center located on the Mayo Clinic campus. He was born February 23, 1928 to Lillian and Lawrence Chilton. Gene grew up in Danville, Kentucky and graduated from Danville High School where he was the drum major of the high school band. He received his B.B.A. degree from the University of Miami, Miami, Florida. He...
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Sam Paul Akel

June 14, 1944 - August 2, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Isabel Duncan Armstrong

April 4, 1920 - July 31, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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The Reverend Gabriel Elijah Abdullah

September 5, 1915 - July 29, 2014

The Reverend Gabriel Elijah Abdullah, peacefully and with joy, left to be with his Lord on July 29, 2014. Born September 5, 1915, Rev. Abdullah spent his entire life sharing the Gospel of Christ through preaching, personal evangelism and charitable endeavors. Born to immigrant parents, he graduated from the University of Florida and then received his Masters of Theology from Columbia Theological...
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Theron Ray Van Sickler

November 3, 1929 - July 25, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Nancy Lynne Mueller

July 11, 1946 - July 22, 2014

Nancy Mueller, 68, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Jacksonville, FL of complications from MDS. Nancy was a loving and devoted wife and mother of three sons. She was raised in Gilford, CT, before moving to Carlisle, PA as a young adult and meeting her late husband Ernst. They settled in Jacksonville, FL with their family. Nancy was actively involved with her tennis and yoga groups...
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Frosso Nichols

June 30, 1933 - July 22, 2014

Frosso Nichols passed away on July 22nd in a local hospital. She was born in Anhelos, Greece on June 30, 1933 to Constantine and Anastasia Kines. She graduated from Volos High School. Frosso had four older brothers, George, John, Vasili and Andrew. She was preceded in death by George and John.In 1956 while on a Greek cruise she met her future husband, Photis, and after a whirlwind romance they...
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Agnes Monteal Gahring

November 22, 1925 - July 19, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Agnes Mary Dully

October 12, 1922 - July 18, 2014

Agnes Dully, a long-time resident of South Daytona Beach, died peacefully on Friday, July 18th at Southpoint Terrace in Jacksonville, Florida.She was born on October 12, 1922. During her life, Agnes lived and worked in New York City while raising her three children. In 1972, she moved to South Daytona where she resided with her husband of 61 years, Thomas, until his death in 2008. She was an...
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L. David Shore

March 28, 1927 - July 17, 2014

L. David Shore, 87, retired Bakery Executive, passed away on July 17, 2014. He was a native of Anderson, S.C. and a resident of Jacksonville, Florida for more than 30 years. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Dorothy W. Shore, parents G.L. and Sally Shore and brother Gerald Shore. He was survived by children Stan Shore (Beverly), Janice Shore-Pearson (Jim), grandchildren Scott...
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Mary B. Wheatley

June 4, 1934 - July 13, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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John William Jewell

May 14, 1941 - July 13, 2014

John "Sonny" W. Jewell, 73, passed away unexpectedly on July 13, 2014. Sonny was born May 14, 1941 in Lowndes County, Mississippi to Guy and Margaret Tittle Jewell. A long-time resident of the Jacksonville, FL area, he resided in St. Augustine, FL.Sonny served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps; then went on to help many Jacksonville families find their dream homes as a real estate agent. He...
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