Loretha Tyson Dugger, 83, of Macclenny died on July 26, 2012. She was born in Brandon, FL to the late Obie Stokes and Mae Combs Stokes on February 3, 1929. She was a lifelong resident of Baker County and a member of Soul’s Harbor Church of God. Loretha worked as a manager for the commercial department for NEF Telephone Company, was the Red Cross representative for Baker County and enjoyed sewing, reading and tending to her flower garden. She was predeceased by her brother Edward Stokes.
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Elizabeth A. Neideffer, 59, of Tampa died on Friday, July 6, 2012 at her residence. She was a native of Baker County, graduated from Baker County High School and recently retired from the VA hospital in Tampa after 38 years.
She is survived by husband Bobby; sons Robert and Brent Neideffer; mother Vera Stafford of Glen St. Mary, sisters Emogene Box of Lake Butler, Jeanette Tyre of Lake City and Geraldine Harris of Fort White; brothers Eugene of Ft. Pierce, Earl of Lake City, Joe of Macclenny and Ricky of Glen St. Mary; sister-in-law Malinda Hobson of Indiana; numerous nieces and nephews.
Joyce E. Wilson of Macclenny died on July 19, 2012 surrounded by loved ones. She was predeceased by parents Daniel Higginbotham and Jennie O’ Berry and brother Donald Higginbotham.
Mrs. Wilson is survived by son Brett Wilson; daughters Lori Moore (Wayne), Lisa Davis (Tim), and Sandy Alford (Gary); brothers Daniel Higginbotham (Rosie), David Higginbotham, Frank O’ Berry (Laura) and Clarence O’ Berry (Peggy); sister Lora Gazebo; grandchildren Bobby, Andy, Danielle (Jessee), Brittany (Russell), Justin, Mattie; great-grandchildren Tyler, Adrianna, and Evan; numerous nieces and nephews.
Marilyn Jane “Gal” Sanders, 75, of Orlando died on Monday, July 23, 2012. She was born April 8, 1937 to the late Joseph Paul and Wenona Elizabeth Etheridge Miller. A retired floral designer, Ms. Sanders enjoyed arts and crafts, playing video and computer games, and spending time with her family, which she loved most of all.
She is survived by her loving sons Eddy (Cindy) Sanders Jr. of Sanderson and Jack (Margorie) Sanders of Orlando; daughters Donna Kay North of Jacksonville, Suzy (Keith) Cumpston of Glen St. Mary, and Wendy (Wayne) Vincent of Fernandina Beach; sister Helen Wilson and brother Bo (Barbara) Miller, both of Callahan; fifteen grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.