Monthly Archives: January 2012
Eddie B. “E.B.” Canady Jr., 85, of Macclenny died Wednesday, January 18, 2012. He was a native of Jacksonville and retired to Macclenny in 1997. He worked for the US Postal Service and was a deputy under three different sheriff’s of Duval County. He retired as a real estate investor and was owner of Ace-Dixie Amusement Company in Jacksonville.
Mr. Canady was a Baptist, a member of the Baker County Historical Society, a Navy Veteran of WWII and a life member of VFW Post #1689, Jacksonville. He was preceded in death by his parents Eddie B. and Lila Bennett Canady Sr. and sisters Edith Maddox and Ethel Helsabeck.
Jessie Mae Dortch Lee, 88, of Jacksonville died Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital in Macclenny. She was born in Lake City to the late John and Elsie Tyre Dortch. She was a member of the Manntown Congregational Holiness Church of Glen St. Mary. During her 65-year married life she was a faithful partner to her husband in his ministry. She served the Lord from an early childhood and prior to her marriage, she accompanied her minister-father to the various churches he served. Attending church functions and services was her life.
Mrs. Lee was preceded in death by her husband Willard Lee, her parents, brothers Leonard, Bill, Johnny, and Jerry Dortch and sister Jewell Dortch Thompson.
Flossie Broughton Maddox, 84, died January 22, 2012. She was a native of Barbersville, KY and lived in Jacksonville most of her life before moving to Macclenny.
Mrs. Maddox retired from Paramount/Cargil and was an active member of Dinsmore Baptist Church. She was predeceased by daughters Trisha Day and Vickie Turner, and two grandsons.
She is survived by husband Eddie L. Maddox; daughters Orvidale (Steve) Cox, Deborah Howell and Shilbey (Rick) Dotson; son Dr. Winson (Debi) Butler; son-in-law Larry Turner; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.