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Mr. Whitehead of Middleburg

Herman L. Whitehead, 74, of Middleburg died Sunday, September 9, 2012. Mr. Whitehead was a member of the Cinnamon Street Baptist Church in Middleburg. He was a retired janitor who enjoyed flying and spending time with his family and friends.

Mr. Whitehead is survived by daughter Khristane (James) Knight of Middleburg; brother Leland (MaryAnn) Whitehead of Macclenny; sisters Estelle Thompson of Middleburg, Margaret (Frank) Harrison and Linda (Frank) Walker, both of Jacksonville, and Trudy Siddle of Louisiana; three grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held 11 am on Friday, September 14 at the Forbes Funeral Home chapel in Macclenny with Brother Robert Griner officiating. Burial will follow at Manning Cemetery, Jacksonville. The family will receive friends, 6-8 pm on Thursday, September 13 at the funeral home.

Robert Colbert of Glen St. Mary

Robert Lee Colbert Sr., 75, of Glen St. Mary, died on August 20, 2012 at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab. He was born April 3, 1937 in Staunton, Illinois and was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He loved to play tennis.

Mr. Colbert is survived by wife Carolyn Colbert; children Debbie Day (Jeff), Robert Colbert Jr. (Dawn), Tammy Colbert, Penny Colbert and Robert DeRosier;  nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by ICS Cremation and Funeral Home in Lake City.

Deborah Estrada memorial later

Deborah Cornelia Estrada,  52, of Pembroke Pines, Fl. died on September 2, 2012. She was born on June 8, 1960 to Marius and Patricia Ann Baker VanHeeswijk. She was an accountant and proudly served in the United State Air Force.

Mrs. Estrada lived in Macclenny for 12 years before moving to South Florida. She was predeceased by her mother Patricia Ann Baker VanHeeswijk, and survived by her father Marius VanHeeswijk.

A celebration of her life will be scheduled at a later date. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.

Elise Everett, 75, dies September 3

Elise Andrea Everett, 75, of Macclenny died on September 3, 2012 at the Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring. She was born on July 24, 1937 to the late Edward Ash Jr. and Madeline Elise Dukes Everett. Mrs. Everett lived in Macclenny most of her life. She loved to sing all types of music and eating good food.

Mrs. Everett is survived by her brother Edward A. Everett III; nephew Eddie Everett; nieces Amy Owens and Angela Ritchie.

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