Celebrity Obituaries

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Gena Hatchell Johnson

November 16, 1915 - December 5, 2016

Gena Hatchell Johnson, 101 went home to be with the Lord on December 5, 2016. She was born in Cades, South Carolina. Gena attended Winthrop College. She taught Sunday School for many years and loved being with the children. She served in many different areas of ministry throughout her life, along with her husband, Gus, as his helpmate. She wrote Sunday School lessons for the The Southern Baptist...
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Andrew Ernest Sabol

June 6, 1930 - December 3, 2016

Well, Andy Sabol has gone home. He left on December 3, 2016, and is now probably telling his stories to a whole new audience. Andrew E. Sabol was born in Sewickley, Pennsylvania on June 6, 1930 to parents, Andrew S. Sabol and Florence A. Sabol. He met and married the love of his life, Joan (Faver) at West Liberty State College in West Virginia in 1955. An active volunteer, he served on the Board...
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Zarie Ohyon Sears

July 31, 1930 - December 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Dorothy Lee Parker

February 21, 1926 - December 2, 2016

Dorothy Lee Parker, 90, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on Friday, December 2, 2016 at Community Hospice - Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring in Jacksonville, Florida. Dorothy was born in Alamo, Georgia on February 21, 1926. She and her family moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 1952. In 1964, Dorothy and her family moved to Pompano Beach, Florida and returned back to Jacksonville, Florida in...
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Richard Troy Edmondson

November 30, 1946 - December 1, 2016

Richard Troy Edmondson, 70, died December 1, 2016 after a lengthy illness. Born November 30, 1946 in Jacksonville, Florida, Richard grew up in North Shore and attended Andrew Jackson HS, graduating class of '64. He also graduated from Riverside Military Academy and attended Valdosta State College. Many friends remember Richard as an "automobile man" his entire life. He loved to golf...
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Marvin Boutwell

September 27, 1930 - December 1, 2016

Marvin Boutwell, age 86, passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2016, at home after a lengthy illness. Born in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Mary (Dunford) and Isaac Boutwell; he is preceded in death by his brother, Ernest D. Boutwell. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dolores Mary Catanese Boutwell "Dee"; his daughter, Bondi Winstel (Don); his son, Bart Boutwell (Michele); his...
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John William Fiore

July 10, 1931 - November 29, 2016

Dr. John W. Fiore went to Heaven on November, 29, 2016, at the age of 85, after a brave battle with cancer. He was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania in 1931 to Sicilian immigrants, Fortunato Fiore and Polina Bonerigo. After graduating high school and taking prerequisite college courses at Purdue, he matriculated at Lincoln College of Chiropractic in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1949. During the Korean...
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Evelyn Weaver Papa

December 19, 1927 - November 28, 2016

Evelyn W. Papa, 88, passed peacefully in her sleep at her residence in San Marco on November 28, 2016. Evelyn was born December 19, 1927 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her parents Ina and Roy Weaver and her 3 siblings: Arthur, Roy Jr., and Mary. She is survived by her husband and best friend of 65 years, Victor; her sons, Victor, Jr. and Roy (Gail); and the loves of her life,...
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Leah Liebie Duhan

April 23, 1920 - November 28, 2016

Leah L. Duhan passed away peacefully at River Garden Hebrew Home in Jacksonville, Florida the morning of November 28, 2016. She was born in New York and grew up in the Bronx where she lived for most of her life before relocating to Jacksonville in 1970. Enlisting at the age of 23, Leah served in the Military Police branch of the Women's Army Corps during World War II and after. Leah...
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Mary Ellen Woods

October 29, 1927 - November 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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William Allan Pearce

December 29, 1915 - November 27, 2016

William Allan Pearce passed at the age of 100 on November 28, 2016 in Jacksonville, FL. He was born in 1915 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and moved to Jacksonville in 1925, where his father developed the Englewood Community.Known as Allan to his friends and family, he was deeply involved in the Jacksonville community. Allan was the last member of the first graduating class at Landon High School...
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James B. Foster

March 14, 1928 - November 27, 2016

James B. Foster Jr., 88, went to be with the Lord on November 27, 2016. A Jacksonville native, Jim graduated from Andrew Jackson High School and enlisted in the Navy. After earning an undergraduate degree from Stetson University and Master's degree from the University of Florida, Jim served as a teacher, coach and administrator for 38 years in the Duval County School System. He taught English at...
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Linda Beverly Spruill

August 17, 1943 - November 26, 2016

Linda B. Trager Spruill: born August 17, 1943 - died November 26, 2016. Linda grew up in Waycross, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida, and lived most of her adult life in Jacksonville. She was predeceased by her mother, Leona Caskey, and her sisters, Margie Murphey and Kelle Casey. She is survived by her sister, Lori Bolen, as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Linda was...
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June Carol Whitaker

March 12, 1927 - November 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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James Douglas Hamilton

May 27, 1943 - November 25, 2016

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Brenda Tool Hoge

July 26, 1941 - November 24, 2016

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Jeanne Trottier Love

June 29, 1920 - November 23, 2016

Jeanne Trottier Love, 96, passed away peacefully in her home on November 23, 2016. Jeanne was born in 1920 in Trois-Rivieres, Canada. When her family moved to Vermont, she attended elementary school without knowing the English language. She was a quick learner and graduated in 1940 from Spaulding High School in Barre, Vermont. She worked for the mayor of Barre and Vermont Life Insurance before...
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Barbara Holland Baskin

August 27, 1929 - November 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Jeane Brown Chappell

September 13, 1928 - November 19, 2016

Jeane B. Chappell passed from this world on November 19, 2016, in Jacksonville, Florida. Born in 1928 in Birmingham, Alabama, Jeane attended the University of Alabama, Tulane University, and Rollins College. Jeane worked professionally as a researcher, speechwriter and in public relations. She was very engaged in civic activities: the first woman president of First Coast Tiger Bay; president of...
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Mark Damon Whitley

June 17, 1972 - November 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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China Renee Cochran

March 15, 1968 - November 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Michael Winston Lovell

March 20, 1953 - November 18, 2016

Michael Winston Lovell, Ph.D., 63, passed away November 18, 2016 following an extended illness. He was a 10-year resident of St. Johns, Florida. Dr. Lovell received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Analysis from the College of Pharmacy, University of Florida and a B.S. in Pharmacy (Cum Laude) from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Allied Health Sciences. He was co-founder and executive...
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Charles Frederick Redding

April 18, 1933 - November 18, 2016

Charles F. Redding, III, peacefully passed away Friday, November 18th, 2016 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Charlie was born on April 18, 1933 in Jacksonville, Florida to Charles F. Redding, Jr. and Josephine B. Redding. After high school and attending university, Charlie served in the United States Navy working on the Regulus Missile program. After completing his military service, he joined the...
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Nathan Copeland Sandler

December 27, 1928 - November 18, 2016

Nathan "Sonny" Copeland Sandler, 87, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia surrounded by his family. He was born December 27, 1928 in Birmingham, Alabama and moved to Jacksonville, Florida as a young child. Nathan was married to Marilyn Fleet Sandler of Live Oak, Florida for 64 years. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ethel and Herbert Sandler. Nathan was a member of...
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Maria Cristina Garrett

December 2, 1988 - November 17, 2016

Maria Cristina Garrett, born December 2, 1988, passed on November 17, 2016. A lifetime resident of Jacksonville, Florida, she graduated from Englewood High School in 2007. She was known to all her family and friends as "Cristina." She loved all things Jeff Gordon and pigs, and she always went for the underdog while being the center of attention.She was a wonderful mother to her daughter, Maria...
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Martha Powell King

August 17, 1933 - November 14, 2016

Martha King born August 17, 1933 died November 14, 2016. Born in Lyons, Georgia and lived in Jacksonville, Florida for about 60 years and died in Savannah, Georgia.Mrs. King is survived by three sons and their wives; Steve and Drema King, Perry and Jill King, Scott and Robin King; four grandchildren, Kim and Chuck Westberry, Billy and Mandy Fountain, Whitney King and Matthew King; five great...
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Raymond Bennett

October 10, 1932 - November 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Emmett Robert Langley

December 6, 1932 - November 13, 2016

Emmett Robert Langley, III ("Bob"), passed away on November 13, 2016. Bob was Born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 6, 1932 to Emmett Robert Langley, Jr. and Dorothy Ann Glore (Langley). The family relocated to Jacksonville, Florida in 1940. He graduated from The Bolles School in 1951 and attended the Virginia Military Institute. While a cadet, he enlisted in the Army and left VMI to fight in...
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Allen Loren Weber

December 25, 1945 - November 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Randi Ann Johnson

October 14, 1953 - November 10, 2016

10/14/1953 - 11/10/2016 There will be no services at this time.A friend to all living things. An angel on earth to her family and friends. She has gone to be with family who proceeded her in death. Randi is no longer with us but will always be in our hearts. Donations can be made to the Jacksonville Humane Society @ 8464 Beach Blvd/Jacksonville, FL 32216, in Randi's memory.Arrangements under...
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Laura Helena Prendi

October 31, 1972 - November 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Sylvia Mary Yazgi

April 27, 1949 - November 5, 2016

Sylvia Mary Yazgi was born in Jacksonville, Florida on April 27, 1949. She was the oldest of seven children born to Tom and Nora Joseph Yazgi. She is survived by her husband Monir; children, Stephanie and Estephan; her father, Tom; her sister, Tonia; her brothers, Rogih, Abdo(Linda), Sammy, and George (Susie); her niece. Nora; her nephew, Harry; and countless extended family members and friends...
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Rona Sabalones Oliver

February 23, 1950 - November 5, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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George Nehkleh Louh

January 18, 1945 - November 5, 2016

George Nehkleh Louh, age 71, resident of Jacksonville, Florida, entered into eternal life on November 5th, 2016, after a multi-year battle with cancer.George's life was a true example of the American Dream. He was born in Jaffa, Palestine on January 18th, 1945, and at the age of three, his family became refugees and fled to the West Bank with just a few belongings. Through hard work, the family...
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Robert E. Harris

August 29, 1940 - November 4, 2016

Robert E. Harris, Sr., age 76, November 4, 2016, Jacksonville, Florida. It is with great sadness that the family of Robert Harris (Bob) announces his recent passing. Mr. Harris was well respected for his infectious positive manner, his generous and kind heart and his sense of humor. He gave 32 years of service to CSX as a Railroad Engineer from which he retired in 2002 as his son was hiring on....
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Edward Kenneth Fewox, Jr.

February 19, 1949 - November 3, 2016

Edward Kenneth Fewox, Jr. (Ken) - February 19, 1949 - November 3, 2016 was a Jacksonville native and a veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Sylvia Fewox, and resident of St. Augustine. He is also survived by his children, Amy (Chris), Kyle, and Kalup (Brooke); grandchildren, Leighton and Elizabeth; his father, three sisters, and brother. Ken is the founder...
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Mary Flowers MILLER

June 21, 1946 - November 3, 2016

Early on the morning of November 3, 2016, Mary Flowers Miller, age 70, spread her wings to depart on the most wonderful journey of her life. She gracefully joins her sister and parents as she embarks on this amazing new adventure. Her time here on earth was filled with love, family, and life's most simple pleasures. She was an avid gardener and had the most beautiful collection of African...
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Clinton Ray Bacon

January 28, 1930 - October 31, 2016

Clinton Ray Bacon, age 86, passed away on Monday, October 31, 2016. He was born on January 28, 1930 in Surrency, Georgia. He is now at home with the Lord. He leaves behind a son, Maurice Bacon (Pat); daughter, Karen Canty; grandchildren, Kristopher Bacon, Jodi Ashe (Mike), Jessie Ann Monte (John); seven great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews; and loving friends. The family will receive friends...
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Daniel Ray Lewis

November 19, 1951 - October 28, 2016

Daniel Ray Lewis was born 11/19/51 in Ironton, Ohio to Walter and Ina Lewis. Dan attended school in Ohio and in Lexington, Kentucky while working many jobs as a newspaper delivery boy, brick maker, lawn care, and at his dad's Western Auto store. Dan was a Cub/Boy Scout and enjoyed karate. He attended Nashville Auto Diesel College. He married Greta Columbia and began work at Brown Transport in...
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Charles Haimowitz

May 19, 1937 - October 27, 2016

In memory ofCharles HaimowitzMay 19, 1937 - October 27, 2016Charles Haimowitz passed away October 27th, 2016 surrounded by his family. His funeral will be held Sunday, October 30th at 3 o'clock in the "Old Center Cemetery" at Evergreen Cemetery, (Gate Five). He was a lifelong Jacksonville resident. He was an area businessman including being the proprietor of Plaza Lanes Bowling...
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Winfield Allen Gartner

August 15, 1935 - October 23, 2016

Winfield Allen Gartner passed away on October 23, 2016. He was born on August 15 1935, Ft. Worth, Texas and graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in business having already obtained his CPA. In 1960, he earned his law degree from the University of Virginia. He then moved to Washington, D.C. working for the Internal Revenue Service under Mortimer Kaplan. He then transferred to...
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Adrienne Marco Rosenthal

August 28, 1940 - October 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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John George Nichols

December 18, 1929 - October 21, 2016

John G. Nichols passed away October 21, 2016 after a brief illness. John was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on December 18, 1929 to George J. and Mary D. Nichols. He graduated from R.J. Reynolds High School and attended North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. He served 2 years in the U.S. Army, 1st Armored Division during the Korean War. After his discharge, John began...
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Carmella JORDAN

November 15, 1923 - October 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Neil Fred Eaglstein

June 17, 1953 - October 21, 2016

Dr. N. Fred Eaglstein passed away on Friday morning, October 21st in Jacksonville, Florida. His funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at the New Center Cemetery, Jacksonville, Florida. Fred was born on June 17, 1953 in Kansas City, MO to Max and Mildred Eaglstein. He attended Emory University in Atlanta, GA where he met his wife, Susan Kornblatt. They married on December...
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Alice Ferrell Verlander

January 30, 1921 - October 21, 2016

Alice Ferrell Verlander, age 95, died peacefully on October 21, 2016. Born as the youngest of 10 children to John Henry and Louetta Ferrell in LaGrange, Georgia on January 30, 1921. Alice lived a full and joyful life. She was a loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. On Christmas Eve 1941, Alice married the love of her life, William Ashley (Ash) Verlander, and they created...
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Dorothy Welch Hobgood

December 10, 1931 - October 20, 2016

Mrs. Dorothy Welch Hobgood died on October 20, 2016. She was born in Manghum, Louisiana. She was a graduate of Louisiana Tech University where she met and later married, Paul J. Hobgood. Dot moved to Jacksonville in 2007 to be near her family. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church in San Marco. She was also a member of Southside Newcomers Club and cherished some special friendships...
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William Edwin McKinney

January 31, 1925 - October 18, 2016

William "Bill" McKinney, age 91, passed away peacefully at the Hadlow Community Hospice Center in Jacksonville on October 18, 2016. Bill was born on January 31, 1925 to Clarence McKinney and Ollie Gregg McKinney in Tucapau (Spartanburg) South Carolina, a rural textile mill town during the Great Depression. Before finishing high school, Bill enlisted in the Navy at 18 and "enjoyed" the final two...
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Charles Andrew Hinson

January 3, 1935 - October 17, 2016

Charles Andrew Hinson, Sr., 81, went to his heavenly home on Monday, October 17, 2016. Charles was born in Columbia, South Carolina on January 3, 1935. After graduating from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Education, Charles joined the Air National Guard as a Radar Technician. In 1963 he received a Master of Religious Education from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.At...
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Leon Murray Stone

December 15, 1930 - October 17, 2016

Leon "Lee" Stone on October 17, 2016, beloved husband of Ann Stone and the late Shirley Stone, went to his eternal rest.Loving father of Linda (Lindy) Poquette, David Stone, step father of Pearl Lunney, Philip Cohen, Brian Cohen and Stuart Cohen. Papa Lee to 19 grandchildren. Brother of the late Harold Stone.Graveside Services to be held on October 19, 2016 in the King David Section of...
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Virginia Dell Church Hobbs

April 3, 1919 - October 16, 2016

Virginia Dell Church Hobbs, née Bernreuter, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2016. She was born in Jacksonville on April 3, 1919, the daughter of Virginia Idella Nott Bernreuter and John S. Bernreuter. Virginia Dell was a graduate of Andrew Jackson High School. She was married to Kenneth Craig Church, Sr. and C. Harold Hobbs, both deceased. She is survived by her four sons and their...
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Marilee Hodge Cory

August 13, 1926 - October 14, 2016

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John E. Caruso

December 24, 1935 - October 14, 2016

John E. "Jack" Caruso, a legend in the Jacksonville, Florida automotive industry for over 50 years, passed peacefully at home on October 14, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 24, 1935 in Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania and attended school in Erie, Pennsylvania. In 1949 he met the love of his life, JoAnn R. Ogle and were married on December 5, 1953. In 1960 they moved their...
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Karen Lyn Belkin

February 22, 1974 - October 13, 2016

Karen Lyn Belkin, mother of Kerry Michael and Samantha Nicole, daughter of Grace and Lew Belkin, sister of David (Mary) and Jeffrey (Dara), nieces (Elise, Sabrina, and Vivian), and nephews (Max and Eli) passed away October 13, 2016. Karen worked for the Jacksonville Housing Authority for 11 years assisting residents in securing Section 8 Housing. She truly loved her ability to help those less...
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Irene H. Wilkes

April 4, 1950 - October 12, 2016

Ms. Irene H. Wilkes, daughter of the late Eugene and Mattie Wilkes was born April, 4th in Jacksonville, Florida.She attend Duval County Public Schools and was a graduate of New Stanton High School. With a passion for teaching, Irene furthered her education and obtained a B.A. in Education from the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, where she also obtained a Master's Degree in Special...
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Dorothy Jacobson

February 28, 1947 - October 12, 2016

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Joseph Winton Cone

November 20, 1926 - October 12, 2016

Joseph Winton Cone, age 89, passed away suddenly Wednesday, October 12, 2016. As the older of two boys, Joe was born November 20, 1926 to Winton and Ethel Cone in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The family lived there but a short time before moving to Bulloch County, Georgia where he attended local schools and eventually met the love of his life, Edna Lewis. The Greatest Generation lost another...
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Sarah Roberta MacDONALD

December 29, 1918 - October 11, 2016

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Margaret Mary HEEKIN

February 5, 1920 - October 11, 2016

Margaret Mary Heekin, 96, passed away quietly on October 11th, 2016. She was born to Edward Martin Repper and Minnie Blanche Duffy Repper in Orbisonia, PA on February 5, 1920, and moved to Jacksonville as a teenager. She graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in 1939 and went on to St. Vincent's Nursing School, graduating as an RN in 1942. "Mary" traveled the world as a Navy wife and...
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Mary Antionette Murillo Lammons

January 20, 1929 - October 9, 2016

Mary Antionette Murillo Lammons, 87, died suddenly on October 9, 2016. She was born on January 20, 1929 and was a lifetime resident of Jacksonville, graduating from Immaculate Conception School in downtown Jacksonville. Mary worked in downtown Jacksonville at Kay's Jewelry but later made a career at Bank of America where she worked for 26 years before retiring. Mary was known for her beautifully...
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John Barry Kirkendall

July 14, 1948 - October 4, 2016

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John Barry Kirkendall

July 14, 1948 - October 4, 2016

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Walter R.L. Wood

April 10, 1960 - October 2, 2016

Dr. Walter Robert Lewis "Woody" Wood peacefully passed away on October 2, 2016, at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL at the age of 56 after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. Woody was born on April 10, 1960, in San Antonio, Texas, to Walter and Jo Ann Wood. His military family carried him to many places across the country. Woody graduated from Florida State University...
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Charity Louise Carter

April 26, 1932 - September 30, 2016

Charity Louise Carter passed away at 3:45am on Friday morning, September 30, 2016, while in Hospice. She was a longtime resident of Jacksonville and retired from the School Board in 1994. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clint; son, Chuck; and daughter-in-law, Susan. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Dave Farrington; grandson and granddaughter, Charlie and...
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Marie Hope Vecchiola

July 31, 1951 - September 28, 2016

Marie Hope Vecchiola, 65, passed away peacefully on the morning of September 28th, 2016 at her home in Jacksonville, Florida, after a long illness. Marie was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but lived most of her adult life in Jacksonville, Florida. She was a beloved wife, mother, friend, and "Nana" to her two grandchildren. Marie was also an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates and...
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Charlotte Ann Sustek

February 18, 1930 - September 26, 2016

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Robert C. Corbett

April 17, 1939 - September 26, 2016

Rev. Dr. Robert C. Corbett, Sr. went home to be with the Lord on September 26, 2016. He leaves behind his wife, Sandra; son, Bobby (Stephanie); daughter, Emily (Todd); son, Scott; grandchildren, Erin, Nicholas, and Garett.A memorial service will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, 4801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL. In lieu of flowers please make a...
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Callie Virginia Wise Patsy

January 24, 1961 - September 26, 2016

Callie Virginia Wise Patsy (Ginger), was born on January 24, 1961, and passed away surrounded by her family on September 26, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. Ginger grew up in Chiefland, FL and was a 1983 graduate of Florida State University with a degree in Finance. She later earned her Master of Education degree from FSU. Ginger married her soul mate and best friend Rick Patsy in...
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George Ralph Blackwell

June 1, 1938 - September 25, 2016

George R. Blackwell, Jr., age 78, was promoted to Heaven on September 25, 2016. He was preceded in death by his father, George R. Blackwell, Sr., mother, Isabel Jessie Blackwell, stepmother, Mae Blackwell, son, Garrett Blackwell, and brothers, Robert Jansen and Jimmy Everett. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Rosemary Blackwell; sons, Eric Blackwell (Judy), Kyle Blackwell (Angela), Tommy...
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Gerald DeWitt Patten

June 1, 1928 - September 23, 2016

PATTEN: Gerald DeWitt Patten, age 88, passed away on September 23, 2016 in Jacksonville, FL. He was born on June 1, 1928 in Nashville, Georgia. Gerald attended Andrew Jackson High School and served in the US Army during WWII. He met and married the love of his life, Karamaneh (Kay) in 1949. Gerald worked for Southern Bell as maintenance supervisor and retired after 35 years of service. After...
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Sue Wells Kirwan

August 15, 1941 - September 22, 2016

Sue Wells Kirwan, age 75, passed away September 22, 2016. She was a native of Jacksonville, Florida and attended Rollins College. Sue was preceded in death by her parents, John and Josephine Wells, and her brother, J.D. Wells, Jr., all of Jacksonville, Florida. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Keith Kirwan; her son, Michael (Beth) Kirwan; and two grandsons, Andrew Kirwan and Stuart...
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Michael Salim Fakhouri

January 1, 1935 - September 22, 2016

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Robert James Head

May 22, 1943 - September 22, 2016

Robert James Head, Jr., died on September 22, 2016. He was born on May 22, 1943 in Atlanta, Georgia to Ann Mallinson Head and Robert James Head.He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Head, his daughter Hila Head, his sisters Carolyn Helquist and Marjorie Reishus, his brother Charles Head and 12 nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his parents and his sister Marie Wheeless.Bob was an Eagle...
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Kathleen Marilyn Clower

June 13, 1944 - September 18, 2016

Kathleen Marilyn Clower was born June 13, 1944 and died unexpectedly on September 18, 2016. Kathy loved life and throughout it she was vibrantly energetic and giving of her time to family, friends and colleagues. Her gentle smile and at times conspiratorial grin, and oh that laugh, will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She was a compassionate listener and a trusted counselor for many.Kathy...
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Ira Douglas Turner

December 3, 1924 - September 18, 2016

Ira Douglas (Doug) Turner, 91, of Jacksonville, Florida, went to sing in God's heavenly choir on September 18, 2016. Mr. Turner was born on December 3, 1924 in Montverde, Florida to Ira Dell Turner and Anne Harper Turner. Mr. Turner served as a Marine in the Pacific Route during WW2 and was in the Battle at Iwo Jima where he witnessed the American Flag being raised. Mr. Turner graduated from...
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William Augustus McGriff

March 10, 1944 - September 18, 2016

MCGRIFF, III, William A. (Mac), 72, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away peacefully on September 18, 2016 at Community Hospice of Northeast Florida after a courageous battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). Mac was born on March 10, 1944 in Gainesville, Florida to William Augustus McGriff, Jr. and Jacqueline Texada McGriff. Mac graduated from Gainesville High School and the University...
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Donna S. Bentley

February 2, 1939 - September 17, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of Donna Smallwood Bentley of Jacksonville, FL, announces her passing after a difficult battle with cancer. Donna went to be with her Lord on September 17, 2016. She will be remembered for her incredible strong, gentle, and loving spirit, by her family and friends. She was a devoted wife, mother and her grandchildren were the love of her life. Born on...
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Kathryn M. Moseley

January 9, 1909 - September 12, 2016

Kathryn "Kitty" Moseley of Jacksonville, passed away on September 12, 2016 at the age of 107. She was born in Charleston, South Carolina on January 9, 1909. She was from many generations of The Grooms Family of South Carolina. She attended Memminger Girls School and graduated from there in 1926. She married J.O. Moseley who resided in Charleston having moved from Camden, South Carolina. His...
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Carol Lynn Rabb

December 2, 1952 - September 10, 2016

Carol Lynn (Zimmerman) Rabb, passed away on September 10th, 2016. She is survived by her daughter, Ashley (Ryan) Dender; grandchildren, Reed, Cade, and Bailey Dender; her brother, Paul (Rachel) Zimmerman; nieces and nephew, Angelina, Giselle and Jacob Zimmerman; and her Aunt Harriett (Rothstein) and Uncle Max Behr. Carol was preceded in her death by her parents Benjamin and Sylvia Zimmerman. ...
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Flora Evelyn Evans

September 8, 1926 - September 10, 2016

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William H. Requet

January 1, 1923 - September 10, 2016

William "Bill" Henry Requet, 93, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away September 10, 2016 following a short stay at the Community Hospice Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring on Sunbeam Rd. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Shirley Requet; sons, Kevin Requet (Carol) and Bradley Requet both of Jacksonville, Florida; two grandchildren Clayton Requet (Jessica) and Kyle Requet and two great-...
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Joseph Ambrose Livingston

September 27, 1921 - September 9, 2016

Joseph Ambrose Livingston, Jr. died on September 9, 2016 at age 94. Mr. Livingston attended Armstrong College in Savannah, Georgia and began an illustrious career in journalism.He was a sportswriter for the Columbus Ledger, the Atlanta Journal, and the Jacksonville Journal.For several years he was the Managing Editor or the Jacksonville Journal. He later started his own public relations firm. ...
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Harriet Warnock Newkirk

August 1, 1926 - September 9, 2016

Harriet Warnock Newkirk died in her home on September 9, 2016. A celebration of her life will be held at Lakewood Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 11.00 a.m. Harriet was preceded in death by her husband, Laurence Milton Newkirk. She is survived by her two sons; Ken (Sally) Newkirk, and Larry (Tillie) Newkirk, Jr.; her four grandchildren, Denise (TJ) Kent, Brett (Lisa)...
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Florentine Trubenbach Pappas

December 27, 1923 - September 8, 2016

Florentine (Trudy) Trubenbach Pappas, 92, passed away peacefully September 8, 2016. She was born on December 27, 1923 in Muenster, Texas, one of nine children, to Frank Joseph Trubenbach, Sr. and Mary Alice (Mayme) Grewing Trubenbach. Trudy graduated from the University of Incarnate Word (formerly the Santa Rosa Hospital School of Nursing) in San Antonio, Texas as a Registered Nurse and was a...
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Harold Sidney Resnick

June 29, 1944 - September 7, 2016

Harold S. Resnick, 72, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2016 with his loving wife and family by his side. Harold (Hal) was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 29, 1944 to Alexander and Ruth (Resnick) Siegel. He grew up in Brooklyn, attended CCNY for his Bachelor's Degree, and received both his Master's and Doctoral Degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit,...
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Homer Patrick Parrish

June 12, 1936 - September 6, 2016

H. Patrick Parrish, son of Homer and Georgia Parrish, passed away in San Marcos, California on September 6, 2016. Born and raised in Jacksonville, Mr. Parrish attended the University of Florida, beginning his lifelong passion for the Florida Gators and an illustrious career as a syndicated sportswriter, reporter, and editor for newspapers such as the Jacksonville Journal, the Panama City News...
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Gordon Edward Blakeman

August 4, 1935 - September 5, 2016

Gordon E. Blakeman, left this world and was escorted into Heaven on September 5, 2016. Born in Evansville, IN on August 4, 1935, he moved to Louisville, KY and lived there for 40 years before being transferred to Jacksonville, FL with the L & N Railroad and became part of CSX Transportation Railroad where he retired after 40 years of service.He leaves behind his wife, Fredde; daughter, Susan...
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Mildred Kaufman

April 23, 1925 - September 3, 2016

Mildred Kaufman, MPH, advocate for public health nutrition and former nutrition faculty member and chair at UNC's Gillings School of Global Public Health, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016, after several years of poor health. She was 91.Born April 23, 1925, in Philadelphia, to Isaac and Anna Kaufman (née Abrams), Mildred Kaufman attended Simmons College in Boston and later completed...
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Ronnie Joe Holloway

August 18, 1959 - August 31, 2016

Ronnie Holloway, age 57, passed away on August 31, 2016 at Community Hospice of Northeast Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. Ronnie was born on August 18, 1959 in Atlanta, Georgia to Bobby and Colleen Holloway. Ronnie owned and operated his own locksmith business. He was a member of City Bible Church. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Judy Holloway; a son, Travis Holloway; his parents;...
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Robert Wayne Lemond

August 10, 1945 - August 30, 2016

Robert Wayne Lemond, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016. He was born on August 10th, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in Perry, Florida where he graduated from Taylor County High School in 1963 as the class valedictorian and a member of their state championship baseball team. After earning his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Florida, he earned his Doctor of Medical...
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Gertrude Solomon Bernhardt

March 19, 1917 - August 28, 2016

Gertrude Solomon Bernhardt, 99, passed away August 28, 2016 in Jacksonville. Gertrude was born in New York, New York. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her son, Dr. Harvey Bernhardt of Jacksonville. She is survived by 3 of her sons and 4 daughters-in-law, Dr. Bernie & Roberta Bernhardt, Gary & Sonia Bernhardt, Dr. Michael & Billie Bernhardt, and Mrs. Regina...
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Morris Weiner

December 25, 1915 - August 27, 2016

Morris (Mickey) Weiner, of Jacksonville, FL, passed away August, 27, 2016 at River Garden Hebrew Home for the Aged. He was 100 years old.Mickey was born December 25,1915 in Brooklyn, NY. He met his beautiful wife, Pearl, the love of his life, while stationed in Montgomery, AL during WWII and they were married October 1,1942 in Jacksonville.He is survived by his beloved wife, Pearl, daughters...
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Ronald Michael Storn

July 11, 1938 - August 26, 2016

Ronald Michael Storn, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on August 26, 2016 at the age of 78. He was born and raised in Niagara Falls, New York and then moved to Florida.Ron was a general contractor, mortgage broker and real estate broker with his own company, Storn Construction. He then founded Independent Living Homes where he built and retrofitted homes for the disabled, which turned out to...
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Arthur Wilson Milam

January 13, 1927 - August 24, 2016

MILAM, Arthur Wilson of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida passed away August 24, 2016. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, Arthur was the son of the late Robert Richerson Milam and Meriel Wilson Milam, both of Jacksonville, Florida.He is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Teresa de Balmaseda Milam; children, Robin A. Milam (Shelby) of Lake Oswego, Oregon; Melissa Milam Ekblom of Washington, D.C.;...
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Betty Lou Pangle Smith

May 11, 1924 - August 24, 2016

Betty Lou Pangle Smith, age 92, born May 11, 1924 and a native of Jacksonville, passed away on August 24, 2016 at Community Hospice surrounded by her family. She was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and attended Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy W. Smith, Lt. Col. USAR. She traveled extensively throughout the U.S. during her husband's Army...
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Elizabeth L. McClurkin

January 4, 1916 - August 22, 2016

Elizabeth L. (Betty) McClurkin, age 100, died at Aston Park Health Center in Asheville, NC on August 22, 2016, having been a resident of Asheville since 2002. She was the widow of Avery W. (Bill) McClurkin, who died on July 26, 1996. Betty lived at 1749 Oleander Place in Jacksonville from 1960 until moving to Asheville. Betty enjoyed gardening, was active in the Fairfax Manor Garden Circle, and...
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Anthony Tyler Sherlock

December 15, 1986 - August 22, 2016

On August 22, 2016 Anthony Tyler Sherlock passed from this world. Anthony battled leukemia for almost two years and his fight was a nobel one indeed. Anthony was not a stranger to adversity. Born premature with some significant health challenges he fought as an infant to survive and then thrive. Anthony spent his formative years in Panama City, FL with his mother Jenifier and his brother Jeremy....
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Jack H. Chambers

November 12, 1930 - August 22, 2016

Jack Horne Chambers, distinguished attorney, businessman and civic leader, died August 22, 2016. He was a man of warmth, integrity, intelligence, and enthusiasm in all aspects of his personal, professional and business life. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he cared deeply for his friends, many of whom were lifelong companions. He is survived by his wife, June Davis Chambers; his son,...
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Minnie Alice Grice

December 10, 1918 - August 20, 2016

Minnie Alice "Sweetie Pie" Grice, age 97, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016. She was born on December 10, 1918, in Orangeburg, South Carolina to Rufus Franklin Williams and Grace Pooser Williams and graduated from Memminger High School in Charleston, South Carolina. Minnie dedicated her life to raising her two sons, Norwood "Woody" and Franklin "Stacy" Grice. After her boys got older,...
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Lilo Frisch

December 13, 1923 - August 19, 2016

LILO FRISCH, age 92, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2016. Lilo was born in Kiel, Germany on December 13, 1923 to parents Anna and Otto Senkpiel. Lilo had finished serving as a nurse for the British Royal Air Force during WW II in Palestine, when she met and married her husband, Hans "Harry" Frisch in January of 1948. Lilo and Harry, with sons, Ben and Karl Frisch, left what is now Israel for...
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