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Gracie Poitevint was a minister

Gracie Lee Poitevint, 80, of Macclenny died on Saturday, December 8, at St. Vincents Medical Center in Jacksonville following a brief illness. She was born in Bainbridge, GA and lived in Lake City, Macclenny and Callahan for most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Henry Outler and Ruby Corine Yown Poitevint. She was a former business owner and ordained minister, and a member of the Jacksonville Word of Faith Church.

She was preceeded in death by siblings Dallas and Monta Poitevint. She is survived by daughter Simone (James) Fouraker of Jacksonville; sons Gary (Hilda) Harrington of White Springs, FL and Rocky Harrington of Lake City; sister Betty Boston of Lake City;  brothers Edgar (Marion) and Ben Poitevint, both of Branford, FL; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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Joseph Mann, 64, dies December 4

Joseph E. Mann 64, of Glen St. Mary died on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the Veterans Medical Center in Lake City after an extended illness. He was a lifelong resident of Baker County, the son of Funston Mann, who preceded him in death. He was a long distance truck driver, a member of the VFW, American Legion and DAV.

Mr. Mann is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Thelma Louise Stephens Mann of Glen St. Mary; daughters Lisa Manning (Richard) of Sneads, Edna Jo Medina (Elvin) of Sanderson and Crystal Summey (Joseph) of Jacksonville; son Roscoe Stephens (Dawn) of Callahan; mother Hazel Richard of Sanderson; brothers John Paul Mann of Sanderson; William Richard of Glen St. Mary and Douglas Funston Mann; sisters Margaret Sallie (Jean) of Sanderson and Mary Waters (Roger) of Middleburg; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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Infant Johnson dies December 8

Infant Lacey Leigh Johnson died on December 8, 2012 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. She is survived by parents Robert and Courtney Johnson; sister Madison Johnson and brother Hunter Johnson, all of Macclenny; maternal grandparents Chris (Katherine) Sineath and paternal grandparents Randy (Karen) Johnson, all of Jacksonville.

V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.

Harry Hickox, 50, dies December 7th

Harry I. Hickox, 50, a lifelong resident of Baker County, died on December 7, 2012 at his residence. He was born in Folkston, GA on December 18, 1961 to Hershel Harry Hickox and the late Alma Doris Crews Hickox. Harry enjoyed playing the guitar, fishing, boating and riding his motorcycle. He was preceded in death by his mother and sister Tammy Marie Crews.

He is survived by his father of Brunswick, GA; step-brother Clifford Dixon; sisters Rose (Jeffery) Creekmore of Glen St. Mary, Pam (Dennis) Lipnick of Macclenny and Myra (Tommy) Eades of Bruswick.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, December 13 at 1 pm in the chapel of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services Macclenny with Pastor Oral Lyons officiating.

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