Celebrity Obituaries

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Elizabeth Knight Weller

January 19, 1928 - March 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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William Stuart Neal

April 6, 1952 - March 25, 2017

William Stuart Neal, IV, age 64, died March 26, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida, his home for 40 years. He was a joyous soul, a true friend to many, and a loving and devoted husband to Melissa Keyes-Neal. He was preceded in death by his father, Dr. William Stuart Neal III; his mother, Priscilla Morson Neal; and his brother, Bruce Morson Neal (Stephanie Russell Neal). He is survived by his wife,...
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Sherrell Minor McManaway

June 1, 1939 - March 25, 2017

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Clarence Carlton Buck

November 12, 1921 - March 23, 2017

Captain C.C. Buck was born in Presque Isle, Wisconsin. He enlisted in the Naval Aviation Program as a cadet in October 1942 and received his wings and commission as an Ensign in September 1944 at Corpus Christi, Texas. After completing night fighter training, he served in night fighter units in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and in Hawaii, Flying F6F Hellcats. He then served for three years in Fight...
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Jenny Ann Leonard

October 19, 2016 - March 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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DeLorese Gladys Clare

February 18, 1931 - March 21, 2017

DeLorese Gladys Clare, a beautiful lady who found a friend in everyone she met, passed along to another life on March 21, 2017, after a brief illness. She was 86, and the last of six siblings. DeLorese was proud to be a fourth-generation native of Jacksonville. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Ivan, and three children, Sharon Schoff (William), Wayne Westberry (Lisa), and Greg Westberry...
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Georgiana Barrett

September 21, 1921 - March 20, 2017

Georgiana Barrett, 95, of Jacksonville, FL passed away quietly March 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur Roy and Edith Mary Barrett. She is survived by special friends Maxine Yarborough, Sherry Melkerson, Gloria Dixon and Lisa Clotfelter. Georgiana was born on September 21, 1922, in Leesburg, Ohio where she graduated from High School. She attended Capital University in...
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Debra S. Johnson

August 7, 1958 - March 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Gerald Lee Nichols

May 22, 1935 - March 17, 2017

Gerald Lee Nichols, 81, passed away peacefully on the morning of Friday, March 17, 2017. He was a remarkable man who touched many lives with his kindness, humor and generosity. He was a true leader in the railroad industry that he helped define and within his own extended family that he helped guide. His presence will be sorely missed by all who knew him and his name forever revered by all who...
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Elvin R. Carter

October 22, 1933 - March 17, 2017

Elvin "Billy" Randall Carter, 83, passed away March 17, 2017 in Jacksonville, FL. Billy was born in Jacksonville, FL to the late Lois Carter Williams and Elven Moses Carter. He served two years in the US Army during World War II. Afterwards, he went to work for CSX Railroad, where he eventually retired as a switch conductor. Billy began another career with Johnstone Supply, Inc. where he also...
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Priscilla Brush Leach-Muldrow

October 11, 1947 - March 15, 2017

Priscilla Brush Leach-Muldrow, 69, passed away on Tuesday March 15, 2017 at the Community Hospice of Northeast Florida in Fernandina Beach after her 4+ year fight with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Priscilla leaves behind her husband and best friend of 22+ years, Mike Muldrow; son Ray Leach and daughter-in-law Terri Leach; granddaughter Danielle Leach; brother Jesse W. Brush, Jr.; sisters...
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Della Rosenberg

February 22, 1917 - March 14, 2017

This was written In honor of Della Rosenberg celebrating her 100th birthday on Feb. 22, the Telegraph is re-publishing this July 13, 2000, story.Della Rosenberg passed to her eternal rest on March 14, 2017 in Starke FloridaBY CLIFF SMELLEYStaff WriterFor once, Della Rosenberg was speechless. Well, almost.Bradford High School was celebrating its 100th anniversary, and Rosenberg was chosen as the...
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Mary Copeland Parham

June 24, 1926 - March 13, 2017

Mary Copeland Parham, at the age 90, went home to Heaven to reunite with her husband, Harold, and son, Will, on March 13, 2017. Mary, the daughter of the late Doctor and Mrs. Silas Morgan Copeland, was born in Jacksonville, Florida on June 24, 1926. She graduated from Robert E. Lee in 1944 and attended Florida State College for Women (FSU). Mary devoted her life to her family and church. She...
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Henry Lasris

November 16, 1920 - March 13, 2017

Henry Lasris, age 96, of Jacksonville, Florida passed into his eternal rest on Monday, March 13, 2017. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, Henry was the owner of Arcade Men's Shop at 8th and Main Streets, which later changed name to the "Golden Knight" when it moved to Gateway Center in Northern Jacksonville; was an active member of the Jacksonville Jewish Center, a member of its Choir...
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Suzanna Ehrlich

February 9, 1925 - March 11, 2017

Susie Ehrlich, age 92, of Jacksonville, Florida passed into her eternal rest on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Born in Szombathely, Hungary, she miraculously survived the Holocaust after losing almost her entire family, and came to this country in 1949 after meeting and marrying Elias Ehrlich. They immediately came to Jacksonville, Florida where they started their lives and family. Mrs. Ehrlich was a...
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Eddie Loraine Barnhart

September 7, 1918 - March 10, 2017

Eddie Loraine Barnhart, age 98, passed away March 10, 2017 in Hospice care at St. Catherine's Manor in Jacksonville, Florida. She was born September 7, 1918 in Elkin, North Carolina, and was the daughter of Chester and Mary Harris Fulp. She was a member of the Spring Glen United Methodist Church. Loraine enjoyed traveling in the U.S. and abroad and traveled extensively in Europe. She retired...
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Ruth Ann Mills

June 23, 1926 - March 9, 2017

Ruth "Ann" Mills, 90, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. She was born on June 23, 1926 in Blackshear, Georgia to the late William Barney and Ethel Irene Cleland Knox. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Scott "RS" Mills. Ann enjoyed reading, crocheting, gardening, sewing, bingo, listening to music, puzzles and cheering on the Atlanta Braves. She was an...
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Rudolf Kigel

June 23, 1929 - March 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Ada May Kelly

December 24, 1924 - March 8, 2017

Ada May Kelly, aged 92, passed away March 8, 2017 at her home with her loving family. Ada was born on December 24, 1924 to George and Ruth Tyler in Middletown, Ohio. She graduated from Lemon-Monroe High School, married Edward Richmond Kelly after the war and was a homemaker. She and Ed retired to Jacksonville in 1982. Ada was preceded in death by her husband, Edward; brother, George; and...
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George Alan DuBois

February 12, 1937 - March 8, 2017

Beloved father, brother and friend, George DuBois, passed away peacefully on March 8, 2017 at a local hospice. He was 80 years old.He is survived by his brother, Robert DuBois; three children, Alan DuBois (Alexa), Leigh Johnson (Trent) and Melinda Greene (Jeff); eight grandchildren, Cameron and Alex DuBois, Ellie and Grace Johnson, Georgia, Cooper, Clayton and Jeffrey Greene; and his loving...
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Ethan Ogilvie Todd

August 30, 1926 - March 7, 2017

Ethan Ogilvie Todd, Jr. died on March 7, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born in Greenville, South Carolina on August 30, 1926 to Mary Margaret Evans Harden Todd and Ethan Ogilvie Todd, Sr.After completing high school in Greenville, Ethan served in the Navy as a surgical scrub technician at Norfolk Navy Hospital. After completing his service, he graduated from Furman University and the...
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John Wesley Corey

December 9, 1929 - March 6, 2017

John Wesley Corey, also known as John, J.W., Jay, and Granddaddy, was born on December 9th, 1929 in Statesboro, Georgia. He was the middle child of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Benjamin Corey and Ollie May Corey. He is predeceased by his loving older sister, Melrose Anderson and her husband Andy Anderson. He is survived by his beloved bride of 62 years, Charlotte Whitter Corey; his daughter,...
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Bette Jewell Wadkins Mackoul

December 30, 1932 - March 5, 2017

Bette W. Mackoul, 84, passed away Sunday, March 5th. Born in Graham, Georgia in 1932, she graduated from Baxley High School in 1949 and attended Weslyn College in Macon, Georgia.Preceded in death by her first husband, Earl J. Wadkins, and late husband, Edward V. Mackoul; she is survived by her daughters, Cynthia Manouilidis (George) and Samantha Wyatt (Timothy); step-daughters, Susan Wadkins and...
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James Brotherston Vosteen

November 23, 1954 - March 4, 2017

James B. Vosteen, 62, from Jacksonville, FL went to be with the Lord on March 4, 2017. He was born November 23, 1954 in Southampton, NY to James Peter Vosteen and Winifred (Ham) Vosteen. Before Early Onset Dementia took control of his brain, Jim was a highly regarded computer programmer/analyst. The Jax Jaguars, CSX, and Home Depot are a few of the many companies that were impacted by his...
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James Augustin Montgomery

June 26, 1932 - March 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Fern V. Brower

October 22, 1923 - March 3, 2017

Fern V. Brower, age 93, passed away March 3, 2017. She was born October 22, 1923. Fern was a registered nurse, retiring from Baptist Hospital in 1988. She was a faithful member of St. Michael the Archangel Church for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Brady in 2009. Survived by her children, James and Mary; and grandson, Colin. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and...
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Mary Crane Bäck

January 28, 1942 - February 27, 2017

MARY CRANE BÄCK, age 75, beloved wife and mother, returned home the morning of Monday, February 27, 2017. Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on January 28, 1942, to Hardy M. and Opal S. Crane, Mary moved to Jacksonville, Florida, in her early teen years, graduated as part of the first full class at Englewood High School in 1960, and adopted the city as her home. After a time working at the...
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Ryan James Richter

December 17, 1987 - February 24, 2017

A Memorial Service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Hardage-Giddens Hendricks Chapel, 4115 Hendricks Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32207.Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Karamaneh Roberts Patten

June 21, 1932 - February 18, 2017

Our mother, Karamaneh "Kay" Roberts Patten, 84, went to join our father, Gerald DeWitt on February 18, 2017 at her home in St. Johns, Florida where she died peacefully surrounded by her family. She was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida and worked for almost 20 years as supervisor of the Domestic Relations Department for the City of Jacksonville. She completed her working career years...
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Marsha Ann Sanders

February 14, 1958 - February 15, 2017

Marsha Ann (Jarboe) Sanders, age 59, passed away comfortably at her home on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. She was born on February 15, 1958 in New Albany, Indiana to Mary Kathryn (Fleming) Jarboe and Ernest J. Jarboe. Marsha graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor's Degree in Medical Lab Technology, and moved to Jacksonville in 1988. She was preceded in death by both her maternal and...
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Eileen Jacqueline Adler

August 14, 1929 - February 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Cynthia C. Thomas

January 11, 1950 - February 13, 2017

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Sybil Schofield Stubbs Johnson

February 8, 1924 - February 12, 2017

Sybil Schofield Stubbs Johnson died on February 12, 2017 in DeLand Florida. She was 93 years young. Sybil was born in Gaskin, Florida and moved to Quincy as a little girl where she lived throughout her formative years. She met and married Ken Stubbs in Jacksonville, Florida where she resided for more than 40 years. Sybil and Ken had two children, Debra June and Gregory Kenneth. Sybil was heavily...
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Johnny James Reaves

May 10, 1924 - February 11, 2017

Johnny James Reaves, Sr., 92 years old, was called to be with his Lord and Savior on February 11, 2017 where he resided in Jacksonville, Florida. John was born on May 10, 1924 in Rhine, Georgia, the son of Nettie Alma Hampton and William Ander Reaves. John was one of the youngest engineers at age 17 with Seaboard Airline Railroad in Georgia. He served in the Army as a Marksman, then moved to...
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Evelyn Rose Capps

January 18, 1918 - February 9, 2017

Evelyn Rose Fuller (Dyer) Capps, passed away at the age of 99 years old at approximately 3:30 am on February 9th at her home in Jacksonville, FL.Evelyn was born in Quincy, Massachusetts on January 18,1918. She attended Wollaston Methodist Church and later gave her heart to Jesus at a Billy Graham Crusade as a child. She had two sisters, Mildred Fuller Smith and Shirley Fuller Turner, both...
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Emily Grisham Murphy

February 14, 1921 - February 9, 2017

Emily Grisham Murphy, age 95, passed away on February 9th, 2017. A Jacksonville resident since 1925, Emily was active member of the Landon High School Alumni Association, a lifetime member and officer of the Jacksonville Offshore Sport Fishing Club and past president of the Southside Bowling League.She was preceded in her passing by her husband of 54 years, Patrick H. Murphy Jr., five brothers...
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Audrey Florence Cooper

July 6, 1915 - February 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Genevieve Berlin Sikes

March 15, 1932 - February 8, 2017

Genevieve "Genny" Berlin Sikes was born on March 15, 1932 in Memphis, Tennessee and passed February 8, 2017. She was predeceased by the love of her life, John E. Sikes, Jr.A life long resident of Jacksonville, she graduated from Landon High School in 1951, where she was a member of the Marching Lionettes and a Band Majorette. She was active in many school activities, including school...
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Vicki S. Ettlinger

September 6, 1945 - February 3, 2017

Vicki "Sugar" E. S. EttlingerVictoria "Vicki" Elizabeth Stone Ettlinger was born September 6, 1945, during a mandatory lights out along the Jacksonville Beach coast, as World War II, raged, to avoid being spotted by enemy submarines. She spent her first months swaddled in a drawer pulled from her mother's dresser as her father served his country overseas. After an adventurous and...
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Claudia Lee Baggs

July 1, 1950 - February 3, 2017

Claudia Lee Baggs, age 66, of Jacksonville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on February 3, 2017. The graciousness of spirit that defined her life of faith also characterized her courageous battle against cancer. Even in her death, Claudia would want all to know that nothing is too great, too much, or too exceptional for the love of Jesus Christ to overcome.Claudia was born in...
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Robert William Augustus Elrod

October 7, 1937 - February 2, 2017

Robert William Elrod passed away on February 2, 2017 at the age of 79. He was born in Jacksonville on October 7, 1937 as the first son of Alonzo M. Elrod and Mildred L. Elrod. He attended local schools and graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in 1955. While a teenager, he served as a Page in Washington, D.C. in the U.S. House of Representatives for Congressman Charles Bennett. He...
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Elinor Denning Jones

September 6, 1918 - February 1, 2017

Elinor Denning Jones, widow of Dr. Nathaniel Jones, passed away February 1, 2017. She was a resident of Jacksonville since 1952. Elinor was born in New York City, and was a graduate of Holy Angels Academy, Demarest, New Jersey and the Katharine Gibbs School of New York. She was past President of St. Luke's Hospital Auxiliary; former Vice President of the Women's Guild of the Jacksonville Symphony...
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Fay Piatt Davis

July 22, 1928 - January 30, 2017

Fay Piatt Davis, age 88, passed away on January 30, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated from Baker County High School in Macclenny, Florida. Homemaker, her passions were her family and her faith. She was also an avid reader. She was a member of San Jose Church of Christ, previously member of Arlington Church of Christ, Jacksonville, Florida.Preceded in death by her husband, Charles ...
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Linda Galloway Connell

August 30, 1948 - January 29, 2017

Linda Galloway Connell, 68, of Jacksonville, passed away January 29, 2017. Memorial services will be held at Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel on February 11, 2017 at 11:00 am. Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery in Maxton, North Carolina at a future date.Linda was born in Atlanta, Georgia on August 30, 1948. She graduated from Southwest High School in 1967. She married soon after and had her...
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Clare Walker Adelson

April 26, 1929 - January 29, 2017

Clare Walker Adelson died peacefully on January 29, 2017. She leaves behind five children, M.B. Adelson, Karen Strauss, Terry Jackson, Deborah Johns, and Duane Adelson. She had 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Clare grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, daughter of Elsie Coleman Walker and Simpson Robert Walker. She spent most of her life in Memphis with her husband of 61 years, M B...
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Marcella Meece Human

October 2, 1917 - January 27, 2017

Marcella Meece Human, passed away January 27, 2017, after a brief illness. She enjoyed her 99 years with us and always brightened the room with her ever present smile and happy go lucky attitude. She was born on October 2, 1917 in Somerset, Kentucky to Edgar and Stella Meece. Her four sisters and two brothers were always an important part of her life and they enjoyed getting together throughout...
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Karri Lynn Gayken

October 22, 1971 - January 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Robert Wayne Hare

October 6, 1951 - January 27, 2017

Robert Wayne Hare, Sr. went to be with his precious Lord on January 27, 2017 at the young age of 65. He was born in Wilmington, NC on October 6, 1951. As a proud member of the United States Navy, he served his country for four years aboard diesel submarines with his last major command on the USS Billfish. He received an honorable discharge on May 9, 1973. Following his service he went on to...
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James Dunlap Allen

January 11, 1942 - January 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Rhoda Elizabeth Rupp

April 27, 1919 - January 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Betty Ray Benfield

January 13, 1930 - January 26, 2017

Betty Ray Poole Benfield, 87, Passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Community Hospice in St. Augustine, FL. She joins her husband Emory Stanley Benfield and daughter, Beverly Ann Benfield in Heaven. She is survived by her children, Betsy Ray Benfield Harper, James Robert Ferguson, Jr. and Sylvia Ray Garner. Grandchildren, Michael Andrew "Drew" Harper, Katelyn Nicole...
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Jeanette Benjamin Mayo

May 25, 1932 - January 26, 2017

Jeanette Mayo, age 84, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on January, 26th after a short illness & complications from Dementia. Jeanette was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 25th,1932 and moved to Jacksonville with her family in 1956. Jeanette loved her family and friends and took tremendous pride in taking care of her lovely home. Jeanette had been actively involved in Meals on...
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Lillian Aramoonie

November 3, 1936 - January 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Ruth Mack Zidell

June 23, 1924 - January 22, 2017

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Urie Edward Parks

February 17, 1916 - January 21, 2017

"While standing in the cafeteria line at Riverside Presbyterian House, the person in front of me turned and asked me "How long have you been here?" I replied since 1916!" Urie Edward Parks, 100, died January 21, 2017, Jacksonville, Florida. Ed Parks was born in his beloved Charleston, South Carolina February 17, 1916. At six years of age, Ed and his parents, Sarah Gantt and Urie Elijah Parks,...
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Anwar Rafail Saadeh

November 30, 1918 - January 20, 2017

It is with heavy hearts intertwined with all the joyful thoughts, memories, and thankfulness for a life well-lived, that we announce the death of our beloved Anwar Rafail Saadeh on Friday, January 20, 2017. He gave a little piece of his heart to every person he ever met and it would seem that after 98 years of giving, his final piece had to return to God. His eyes danced with magic and mischief...
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Roza Khunovna Kleyner

June 29, 1927 - January 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Barbara Anne Johnson Suddath

October 15, 1922 - January 16, 2017

Barbara Anne Johnson Suddath (94) died peacefully at home January 16, 2017. She was born in Boston, raised in Denver with her three siblings, and moved to Jacksonville with her husband Richard Harvey Suddath (Dick) in 1946. She is predeceased by her husband, her granddaughter Anne Elizabeth Suratt, her parents Barbara Braman Johnson Folmer and Stanley H. Johnson, her two sisters Phyllis Fleming...
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Mary Linda Harrison Yonge

October 15, 1948 - January 15, 2017

After a four year journey battling the effects of Alzheimer's, Mary Linda Harrison Yonge died peacefully on Sunday January 15, 2017. Linda was born on October 15th in Athens, Georgia as the daughter of Norman John Harrison and Mary Elizabeth Harrison. Linda is survived by her son, Anthony Robert Yonge (Tony); and granddaughter, Nyla; as well as her four sisters, Brenda Harrison Greengrass of...
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Leila Jalil Salah

March 23, 1930 - January 14, 2017

Leila Salah, 86, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 14th, 2017. She was born in Ramallah, Palestine, where she met and married her husband, Jalil. They married in 1950 and immigrated to the United States in 1952 with their firstborn daughter to build a better life for their family. They settled in Jacksonville, Florida, where Leila became a charter member of the Ramallah Club of...
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Charles Goldberg

May 1, 1922 - January 14, 2017

Charles Goldberg, 94, passed away peacefully at the River Garden Hebrew Home in Jacksonville, Florida on January 14, 2017. Charles was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on May 1, 1922, to parents Isaac Goldberg and Molly (Kaminsky) Goldberg. He graduated from Weaver High School and then served as an MP in the US Army in France during World War II. He worked as a career truck driver and served as a...
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Shirley Ann Requet

September 24, 1928 - January 13, 2017

Shirley Ann Requet, 88, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away January 13, 2017, following a short stay at the Community Hospice of NE Florida Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring on Sunbeam Road. Shirley, the daughter of John T. and Elva E. Dickson of Quincy, Illinois was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Requet, and her sister, Barbara J. Schelen, of Quincy Illinois. She is survived by her...
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John Michael Mitchell

January 27, 1942 - January 12, 2017

John M. Mitchell Sr., age 74, beloved father, passed away January 12, 2017. Our father was born January 27, 1942 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to parents Harvey and Lilian Mitchell. His parents moved to Miami, Florida where he graduated Miami Edison Senior High School. After high school, he joined the Army where he was an aircraft mechanic in the 25th Infantry Division. His service took him from...
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Joseph Jepson Collins

October 15, 1920 - January 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Irvine Baxter Early

February 11, 1929 - January 11, 2017

Irvine Baxter Early, Jr., age 87, passed away on January 11, 2017. He was born February 11, 1929 in Jacksonville, FL and was a lifelong resident. He was preceded in death by his parents, Irvine B. Early, Sr. and Elise Doss Early, an infant son, and a twin brother. Irvine attended Landon Jr./Sr. High School and graduated from Bolles School in 1947. He graduated from the Citadel in Charleston, S...
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Richard Marvin Davis

April 22, 1931 - January 11, 2017

Richard Marvin Davis of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on January 11, 2017 with his family by his side. He was 85 years old. He was born in Springfield, Illinois to Martha and William Davis on April 22, 1931. Richard, or "Dick" as he was known, graduated from Henry Clay High School in Lexington, Kentucky in 1950. He served in the US Airforce from 1951 to 1954 and was honorably discharged....
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Cheryl Ann Kilgore

November 28, 1953 - January 10, 2017

Cheryl Ann Davis Kilgore died quietly at home on January 10, 2017, surrounded by those who loved her, after a long, valiant struggle with breast cancer and secure in the knowledge that Clemson and Florida had been victorious. She was born in Portsmouth, Virginia to William and Elizabeth Davis on November 28, 1953. She is survived by her husband of thirty four years, Manley (Terry) W. Kilgore II...
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Louise E. Trower Carlucci McCreight

April 5, 1928 - January 10, 2017

Louise E. Trower Carlucci McCreight, 88, born April 5th, 1928 and slipped into the arms of Jesus on January 10th, 2017. She was a native of Jacksonville and graduated from Andrew Jackson High School. She worked at the Florida National Bank, American Bank, Graybar Electric, and then upon marriage to Joe Carlucci, worked with him as they built their State Farm Agency. Years later in 1986 she was...
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Betty Lucille Milne

May 1, 1921 - January 9, 2017

Betty Lucille Milne, 95, died peacefully Monday, January 9, 2017, in the home she and her beloved husband, Douglas B. Milne moved to in 1946, following his discharge from the U.S. Army at the end of WWII. Born in 1921 and raised in Marysville, Washington, Betty was the eighth child of Norwegian immigrants Lauritz and Borghild Fagerland. She and Doug were married in Everett, Washington, in 1941...
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Bertie Sturm Hollins

September 11, 1928 - January 8, 2017

Bertie "Boots" Sturm Hollins, age 88, was born on September 11, 1928 in Belington, West Virginia ~ died on January 8, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. Bertie was the fifth child of a family of eight. She moved to live with a dear aunt in Weston, West Virginia at age 8, where she graduated from high school. After graduating, she moved to Jacksonville, where she later married John T. Hollins on...
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Donald Lee Lisec

May 16, 1936 - January 7, 2017

Donald L. Lisec, 80, of Orange Park, went home to the Lord on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia. He was born May 16, 1936 in Odell, Nebraska to Robert and Mary (Vitosh) Lisec. He served 20 years of dedicated service to his country in the United States Navy.He is survived by his daughters, Mary Lisec of Jacksonville, NC, Cheri Eimer of Poquoson, VA and...
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Wilma Hall Collum

August 13, 1931 - January 7, 2017

Wilma Hall Collum, longtime resident of Jacksonville, passed away January 7, 2017 at age 85 under the gentle care of the staff of Someplace Like Home in Jacksonville, Florida, and with her family by her side. Wilma was born in Bladen County, North Carolina in 1931. She met her future husband, John Collum, in Wilmington, moved to Jacksonville, and was married in 1963. She was a devoted wife and...
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Susan Blanton Sellers

September 3, 1952 - January 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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George Cameron Wheeler

October 1, 1924 - January 5, 2017

George Cameron Wheeler ('Pokey'), age 92, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017. He was born on October 1, 1924 in Tampa, Florida to Lester and Margaret Wheeler. He was the youngest of 3 brothers, Walt and Frank. He was a resident of Jacksonville since the 1920's and a member of the Arlington United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents and brothers, he was also preceded in death by his...
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Jane Estes Lovell

January 21, 1930 - January 4, 2017

The family asks in lieu of flowers, that memorial contributions be made in Jane's name to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida at https://support.communityhospice.com/donate or to Southside Baptist Church's Music Ministry.
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Brandon Ayer Smith

November 7, 1978 - January 3, 2017

SMITH, Brandon Ayer, 38, was born in Jacksonville, Florida on Nov. 7, 1978 and died suddenly on January 3, 2017. Brandon was an Eagle Scout and loved camping in the outdoors. He attended Riverside Presbyterian Day School, Stanton College Prep and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1997. He graduated Cum Laude from Florida State University with a BA in International Affairs. He also...
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Don Alan Kirkpatrick

September 25, 1943 - January 1, 2017

Don Alan Kirkpatrick, Sr., age 73, passed away January 1, 2017. He was born to the late Bo Baxter and Mary Lou Kirkpatrick in Memphis, Tennessee on September 25, 1943. He graduated from White Station High School in Memphis and attended Montreat College where he met his lovely bride on a blind date to Ashville. He moved to Jacksonville in 1965 and was partner of W.B. Fleming Co. in Jacksonville,...
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Gayle Diane Swanson Hardenbrook

November 28, 1940 - January 1, 2017

Gayle Diane Hardenbrook, 76, of Jacksonville, Florida went to be her Heavenly Father on January 1, 2017. Gayle was preceded by her husband, Joseph Hardenbrook, Sr.; by her son, Joseph Hardenbrook, Jr.; and her granddaughter, Kathyrn Diane Hardenbrook. She is survived by her children, Diane Wheeler (Richard), Ernie Hardenbrook (Ruta), Bruce Hardenbrook (Renee'), and Betty Jo Hardenbrook. Gayle is...
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Frank Lloyd Rogers

October 7, 1963 - December 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Natalie Lynn Mickler

February 25, 1965 - December 30, 2016

Natalie Lynn Mickler, 51, passed away peacefully on December 30, 2016 at Community Hospice McGraw Center. She was surrounded by her loving family and close friends. Natalie was born on February 25, 1965 in Jacksonville, FL. She attended local schools before earning a BSBA in Finance from the University of Florida. Subsequently, she earned a Master's of Accounting from the University of North...
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Bernadette Kerian Campbell

May 28, 1924 - December 29, 2016

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William Bryant Thompson

June 28, 1938 - December 29, 2016

William Bryant "Bill" Thompson, Jr., age 78, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 29, 2016. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on June 28, 1938. He graduated from Landon High School in 1956 and attended the University of Florida and Jacksonville University. He retired from IBM as Field Senior Project Manager after spending his professional life in data processing. He attended...
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Samuel Thomas Armstrong

June 15, 1924 - December 27, 2016

Samuel Thomas Armstrong, Jr., Captain, USN (ret), died on December 27, 2016. Sam was born on June 15, 1924 in Ennis, Texas, and grew up in Marshall, Texas. Shortly after his eighteenth birthday in 1942, Sam joined the U.S. Navy as a Naval Aviation Cadet. He received his wings and commission in Pensacola, Florida in August 1944, and served as a pilot in torpedo bomber and night fighter squadrons....
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Sarah Jane Shaffer

September 26, 1936 - December 26, 2016

Jane Whitehurst Shaffer, age 80, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 26, 2016, surrounded by loving family at her residence in Jacksonville, Florida. She was born on September 26, 1936 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jane grew up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attended Auburn University then began working at UAB where she met and later married her husband of 54 years, Dr. Parker W. Shaffer.Jane...
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Lucille Anne Baba

November 20, 1960 - December 25, 2016

Lucille (Lucy) Anne Baba, age 56, passed away on Christmas Day, 2016. She was born November 20, 1960, in Arlington, Virginia. Lucy lived much of her life in both Virginia and Jacksonville, until meeting and marrying the love of her life, Jawad, and moving to Houston, Texas. Lucy had the work ethic of her father, mother, and grandparents. Lucy obtained her Associates of Arts degree and a...
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Harold Baumgarten

March 2, 1925 - December 25, 2016

DR. HAROLD (HAL) BAUMGARTEN, M.D., D-DAY SURVIVOR, DESCRIBED BY TOM BROKAW AS "ONE OF THE GREATEST OF THE GREATEST GENERATION", DIED ON DEC 25, 2016. HE WAS BORN IN NEW YORK, MARCH 2, 1925 AND BECAME A PERMANENT RESIDENT OF FLORIDA IN 1947. HE LANDED IN THE FIRST WAVE ON OMAHA BEACH ON D-DAY, JUNE 6,1944 AND WAS WOUNDED FIVE TIMES IN JUST 32 HOURS OF DEVASTATING COMBAT AND ALWAYS...
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Marcy Harvey Catlin

July 26, 1921 - December 25, 2016

Marcy Jean Harvey Catlin passed away on December 25, 2016. She was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Harold Harvey, born on July 27, 1921, in Berkeley, California. She attended the University of California Berkeley intending to major in math/physics. With the war raging, her math professor recommended she join the engineering department of Consolidated Aircraft in San Diego where she was the only...
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Gary Francis Joseph

June 20, 1953 - December 22, 2016

Gary Francis Joseph, 63, died on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016, surrounded by his family. Gary was predeceased by his parents, Joseph M. Joseph and Frances B. Joseph. He was a native of Jacksonville, Florida, graduated from Wolfson High School and from the University of Florida with honors. He received his law degree from Nova University College of Law. He practiced law for 34 years serving as an...
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Melba Jean Williams

December 4, 1923 - December 22, 2016

Melba Jean WilliamsDec. 4, 1923 - Dec. 22, 2016Melba Jean Williams was born in Columbus, Georgia. As a young child, she and her family moved to Tifton, Georgia. There she grew up working in her family's restaurant located near the train station. Throughout her life, she was known for her culinary skills. People coveted her chocolate chip cookies. During the war years, she moved to Jacksonville,...
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Mary Ruth Loggins

December 1, 1919 - December 21, 2016

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Clayton Kennard Bizzell

January 3, 1938 - December 15, 2016

Clayton Kennard Bizzell went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the age of 78. The peaceful transition took place in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born in Marietta, Georgia on January 3, 1938. Clayton was a dedicated member of the Armed Forces throughout his entire life. He retired from the United States Navy in 1975 as a highly-decorated Chief Petty Officer. He...
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Natale Ellis Price

December 30, 1919 - December 12, 2016

Natale Ellis Price, 96, passed away December 12, 2016 following a long life. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida on December 30, 1919 to Levin and Alma Ellis. They preceded her in death, as did her husband, Frederick Price, Sr., and their two sons, Fred Price, Jr., and Donald E. Price. Survivors include 3 precious granddaughters, Shelly Price, Jessie Harper, and Kristina Price. Also 2 great...
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Marvin Russell Ryals

September 20, 1945 - December 11, 2016

Marvin Russell "Russ" Ryals, 71, passed away December 11, 2016. A lifelong resident of Jacksonville, he was born September 20, 1945. He retired as an insurance agent and was a member of Southside Baptist Church. He was an avid Gator fan and enjoyed music.Family members include his wife of 21 years, Cynthia Cape Ryals; sons, William "Billy" (Jennifer) Bond, Stephen (Kristen) Bond and Wesley ...
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Felix Iosifov

May 5, 1983 - December 10, 2016

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A. Richardson Tosh

February 22, 1940 - December 9, 2016

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Virginia Hicklin Taylor

October 9, 1920 - December 9, 2016

Virginia Hicklin Taylor, 96, died on December 9, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida. Born on October 9, 1920 in Savannah, Georgia, Gin was the daughter of William J. and Gene E. Hicklin. She grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, graduating from Landon High School and Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri with a degree in Theater and Communication. Gin was married to James W. Taylor in May of 1944 in...
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L. B. Ginn

November 13, 1930 - December 6, 2016

In Loving Memory of LB Ginn ~ November 13, 1930 to December 6, 2016At the age of 86, LB Ginn went home to his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ on December 6, 2016. Son of Leamon Barry and Annie Kearney Ginn; LB was born in the rural farmlands of Snow Hill, North Carolina. He was one of the first in his extended family to attend college, graduating from East Carolina University. He served his...
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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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