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Janette Westfall, 67, of Macclenny

Janette Lucille Mange Westfall, 67, of Macclenny died on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband Larry Westfall on February 17, 2010. She is survived by daughters Debbie Wilkes (Steve), Denise Bookout, Dena Roberts (Derrick); brother Lee Mange (Jeanne); nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Lucille devoted her life to her family and friends and gave freely of herself to all she met. She will be deeply missed.

The funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, Nov. 10 in the chapel of Hardage-Giddens Town and Country Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Blvd. in Jacksonville. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Friday, Nov. 9 at the funeral home.  Interment will be at Riverside Memorial Park following the service.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida or the American Cancer Society.

Bill Long Willis, 83, of Fernandina

Mrs. Bill Long Willis, 83, of Fernandina Beach died on October 25, 2012. She was born on January 1, 1929 in Baker County to Ethel Davis Long and Clarence R. Long, and was predeceased by her parents, husband Palmer T. (Shorty) Willis; son Larry D. Willis; grandson “Little” Larry Willis; brothers Jack and Warren Long and Earnest (Pete) Johnson; sister Annie M. Lowery.

Mrs. Willis is survived by Pamela Galvan of Fernandina Beach, Pattie (Donald) Marshall of Kingsland, GA, Rhonda (Bill) Hostetler and Linda (Bob) Rogers of Jacksonville; Mary Harris and Johnnie Long of Macclenny; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.

A private funeral service was held at Mt. Zion Church in Macclenny on November 3 with Pastor Tim Cheshire officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home of Jacksonville Beach was in charge of arrangements.

Service Friday for Eugene Blount

Eugene Bryan Blount Jr., 65, of Macclenny died on October 26, 2012 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center with family by his side. He was born in Nassau County, Florida on October 16, 1947 to the late Eugene Bryan Blount Sr. and Juanita Carroll Blount. Eugene was a resident of Macclenny since 1981 and now resides with the Lord. He retired after 12 years of dedicated service at Safety Fire and Sprinkler as a pipe fitter and attended New Life Church of God. Eugene enjoyed fishing, cooking, yard work, and being outdoors. He was also an avid NASCAR and football fan,  and enjoyed watching boxing. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Margaret Blount and  brother Charles Craig Blount.

Mr. Blount is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Elizabeth Annette Blount of Macclenny;  sons Jason Eugene Blount and Martin W. (April) Goethe; brothers James Elmer (Sara) Blount and Jerry Wayne (Ann) Blount;  sister Diane Blount; grandchildren Shayla Alyssa Goethe and Ashton William Goethe.

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Funeral Oct. 27 for Mrs. Holden

Wilheminia Cook Holden of Baldwin died on October 20, 2012. She was a licensed cosmetologist who also worked for a time at Northeast Florida State Hospital.

Mrs. Holden accepted Christ at an early age and after moving to Baldwin joined the Camel Chapel AME Church where she was a pianist and secretary of the Missionary Society. Her hobbies included Word Search and crocheting.

She is survived by grandson Anthony Brown; sister Louisa Cook Gunter; ten great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; nieces nephews, cousins, goddaughter Zondra Mathis, special friend Laura Thomas.

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