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Maudie Maloy, 86, of Glen dies

Maudie L. Maloy, 86, of Glen St. Mary died on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Macclenny, and enjoyed reading, puzzle books, attending church and spending time with family and friends.

Mrs. Maloy is survived by her son Joseph (Kathy) Maloy of Omaha, NE; daughters Laura (Charles) Livingston of Glen St. Mary, Susan (John) Williams of Macclenny and Annette Green of Lake Butler; brother Harold Hogan of Baton Rouge, LA; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband John Charles Maloy; son Tommy Maloy; granddaughter Kimberly Garbett; sisters Essie Thompson, Martha Rivers and Laura Allen; brothers E.J. and Robert Hogan.

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Margaret Oglesbee, 85, funeral Monday

Margaret Lucille Oglesbee, 85, of Baldwin died on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born in Dallas, GA and lived in Vero Beach, FL and Glenville, GA before moving to Baldwin two years ago. Mrs. Oglesbee was a retired taxi cab dispatcher in Vero Beach, and was predeceased by parents Lonnie Joseph and Ola Morris Baxter.

She is survived by step-son W.A. Oglesbee of Texas; sister Sarah B. Hague of Baldwin; grandchild Stacey.

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Cyndi Perez, 63, dies November 26

Cynthia R. “Cyndi” Perez, 63, of Glen St. Mary died on Monday, November 26, 2012. A retired hairdresser and insurance agent, Mrs. Perez enjoyed gardening, canning and cooking, fishing, and spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband Richard Perez Sr. of Glen St. Mary; sons Timmy (Lori) Park of Lake Butler and David (Renee Flynn) Park of Jacksonville; daughter Heather (Allen) Markley of Glen St. Mary; step-son Richard (Christy) Perez Jr. of Oceanway; step-daughter Denise (Johnny) Brown of Bryceville; sister Debbie (Steve) Gross of Palatka; fifteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

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Warning for online holiday shopping

Last week, after years of avoiding it, I finally got a taste of that gluttonous Thanksgiving tradition — not turkey, not gravy and definitely not pumpkin pie, I stuff myself with those each and every year — no sir, I speak of Black Friday.

It was an unplanned but very orderly experience that was over within an hour. It wasn’t anything like the pandemonium you often hear associated with Black Friday, but then again, I was standing in line at midnight with a bunch of geeks at a Gamestop store to pick up something for my nephew.

I’d never even considered such a feat before, so it was nice to stick my toe in the proverbial pool and find out the water’s really not that cold. But I do intend to remain faithful, nonetheless, to online shopping at Christmas; it’s just so easy.

No lines, no crazy soccer moms, no crabby sales associates, and best of all, you can shop for just about anything without leaving your living room whilst updating your fantasy football lineup or checking your Facebook feed.

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