Charles Antonio “Tony” Thourot, 53, of Fernandina Beach died on June 11, 2013 at Baptist Medical Center Nassau. He was born in Charleston, South Carolina on October 20, 1959 to the late Charles Francis Thourot and Jo Ann Combs Thourot. Mr. Thourot enjoyed eating fried chicken and shrimp, listening to music, stealing your coffee, being with family and talking on the back porch.
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Claude Leonard “Shorty” Robinson Sr., 85, a lifelong resident of Macclenny, died on June 13, 2013 at Acosta Rua Center for Caring. He was born in Waldo, FL on July 25, 1927 to the late Frank Robinson and Eva Elizabeth Monds Raulerson.
Claude attended the Manntown Congregational Holiness Church for many years and he dedicated his entire life to landscaping. He was the owner and operator of Manntown Nursery and Robinson Landscaping. He was preceded in death by his parents and aunt Rebecca Folsom; and step father Daniel Raulerson.
Terence M. Ruise, 34, of Gainesville died on June 14, 2013. He is survived by his loving children Destiny, Justice, Tamara, Debriana, C. J., and Dominique; parents Oral and Pansy Ruise of Margaretta; brothers Lorne and Jarrod Ruise of Margaretta; sisters Barbara (Jarvis) Givens of Ft. Lauderdale and Erica (Myron) Doulet of Mayport ; fiancé Angela Moore of Gainesville; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Shirley Norman McKinney, 75, of Macclenny died on June 17, 2013 at Acosta-Rua Center for Caring with family by her side. She was born in Sanderson on September 30, 1937 to the late Thomas Samuel Norman and Edna Bell Prevatt Norman.
Shirley was a lifelong resident of Baker County and a longtime member of Raiford Road Church. She enjoyed her career as a supervisor for Independent Life Insurance Company, but most of all she enjoyed being a homemaker and raising her children. She loved singing Gospel music, playing the piano, sewing and teaching her home Bible study. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 39 years, Jack G. McKinney; and brother David Lee Norman.