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Phlou Hartley dies February 17

Phlou Hartley, 85, died on Sunday, February 17, 2013. She was born October 30, 1927 in Leon, WV to the late Homer and Oma Newell. Phlou had lived in Jacksonville since 1972 and was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother who will be dearly missed by all. She was predeceased by husband Richard Hartley Sr.

Survivors include son Richard Hartley Jr. (Pam) of Macclenny; brother Archer Newell of Ohio; sisters Anna Lee Craft and Opal Tullos, both of Jacksonville; grandchildren Melissa Elliott (Joshua) and Stacey Hartley; great-grandchild Harlow Elliott; numerous other relatives and friends.

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Kevin Allaart, 28, of Woodbine

Kevin Lee (Little Kevin) Allaart Jr., 28, of Woodbine, GA died on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Shands Jacksonville. He was born on December 2, 1984 in Brunswick, GA and was a lifelong resident of Camden County, where he attended high school and graduated with honors in 2003. He also attended Coastal Georgia Community College and received a welding certification in 2005.

Mr. Allaart is survived by his wife of eight years, Emily Griffin Allaart; parents Kevin and Merry Allaart of Glen St. Mary; father-in-law and mother-in-law Michael and La Nita Griffin of Woodbine; sisters Tonya Hernandez (Robert) of Kingsland, Wendy Allaart Slater of Glen St. Mary and Mary Lawrence (James) of Woodbine; brother Michael R. Griffin (Michelle) of Kingsland; several nieces and nephews; his beloved four-legged friend Razz.

A memorial service was held on Sunday, February 10 at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, GA.

Margie Westberry, 80, of Glen St. Mary

Margie Louise Westberry, 80, of Glen St. Mary died on February 7. She was a native of Live Oak and resided in Jacksonville before moving to Glen St. Mary 38 years ago. She was the daughter of the late Sam Buster and Catherine Cribbs Griffis and the widow of Clinton Westberry. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Sanderson. She enjoyed fishing at her lake place.

Mrs. Westberry is survived by  daughters Patsy (Wendell) Vinzant of Glen St. Mary, Freda (Lee) Harris of Keystone Heights and Margie Elaine (Tommy) Britt of Cave Creek, AZ; sisters Myrtle Johnson of Valdosta and Betty J. Howard of Glen St. Mary; brother Willie Griffis of Sanderson; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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Marian Parker, 83, of Bryceville

Marian Shirley Bivins Parker, 83, of Bryceville died on February 9, 2013. She was born on January 24, 1930 in Jacksonville to the late Cecil and Ruth Brown Bivins. She lived most of her life in Bryceville and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bryceville, where she played the piano for many years. She had previously been the pianist at the Beaver Street Baptist Church.

She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. Mrs. Parker was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Royce Chandler “Sonny” Parker Sr. in 2002.

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