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Norma Foss dies on October 13th

Norma Lee Foss of Baxter, formerly of Jacksonville, died peacefully at home on October 13, 2012.

She loved her family, God and is now with her Savior in Heaven. She will be missed by all who knew her and loved her. Norma is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Melvin Foss, and her sister, Elizabeth Cosby. She is survived by sons David Foss (Nancy) and Daniel; daughters Norma (Dennis) and Connie (Harold); brother John L. Yonn; nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

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Norma Foss dies on October 13th

Norma Lee Foss of Baxter, formerly of Jacksonville, died peacefully at home on October 13, 2012.

She loved her family, God and is now with her Savior in Heaven. She will be missed by all who knew her and loved her. Norma is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Melvin Foss, and her sister, Elizabeth Cosby. She is survived by sons David Foss (Nancy) and Daniel; daughters Norma (Dennis) and Connie (Harold); brother John L. Yonn; nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

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Dorothy Copeland, 84, of Maxville dies

 

Dorothy Marie “Susie Q” O’Neal Copeland, 84, a lifelong resident of Maxville, died on October 13, 2012 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center after open heart surgery.

Her family was by her side. She was born in Maxville on September 17, 1928 to the late John Clayton O’Neal Sr. and Ellen Mae Padgett O’Neal. Susie Q loved life, bluegrass music, traveling to the beach and mountains, gardening and mowing grass. She was an avid Dale Earnhardt racing fan. Most of all she loved hanging out at her brother Luther O’Neal’s barn on Monday nights. She retired from North East Florida State Hospital as a nurse after 30 years of dedicated service. Susie Q was preceded in death by her loving husband of 36 years, Robert Copeland and  brothers Luther and Walter O’Neal.

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Dewey visitation Friday

Leonard Dewey “L.D.” Wilkinson Sr., 76, of Macclenny died Monday, October 16 at Acosta-Rua Center for Caring in Jacksonville after an extended illness. He was a resident of Macclenny most of his life and resided near Maxville. Mr. Wilkinson was a corrections officer for over 25 years and retired from Lawtey Correctional Institution. He was a Baptist, an Army veteran of the Korean War and enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching college football.

He is survived by Rosie L. Wilkinson, his wife of 51 years; daughter Nancy (John) Powell of Jacksonville; son Leonard D. (Sonya) Wilkinson Jr. of Keystone Heights; sister Charlene Villasor of Macclenny; brother Wilbur (Iris) Wilkinson of Jacksonville; and seven grandchildren.

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