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Mr. Haverkamp of Macclenny dies

James Haverkamp, 71, of Macclenny died on June 15, 2012 at his residence. He was born in Beech Grove, IN to the late Alvin H. Haverkamp and Alice Henrietta Lilick Haverkamp on September 14, 1940. James was a resident of Baker County for the last seven years after moving from Pine Island, FL. He was a  member of the First United Methodist Church in Macclenny and of the Freemasons Lodge # 723 F. &. A.M   Indianapolis, IN.

Mr. Haverkamp honorably served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years, retiring as a sonar technician chief. He then went on to work at Lockheed Martin for 10 years before retiring. James was a “jack of all trades” and enjoyed working on anything mechanical. He put his skills to work as a volunteer for the men’s group at church helping others repair things.

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Barney Crews Sr. funeral June 9th

Barney Lewis Crews Sr., 51, of Macclenny died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at his home. He was born in Jacksonville, raised in Baker County and attended Baker County High School. Mr. Crews served his country in the United States Army and was a member of the Ironworkers Local Union #597 in Jacksonville. He was an avid Florida Gator fan and loved living at his home on the St. Mary’s River that he called the “Crews’ Fish Camp.” Mr. Crews was preceded in death by brother Jeffrey V. Crews in 1978.

Survivors include children Barney L. “B.J.” Crews Jr. (Krystal Key) of Virginia Beach, VA, Brion Lee Crews and Natalie Marie Crews, both of Norfolk, VA; parents Virgil and Pat Crews; sister Patti L. Mobley (Rick Osburn); sister-in-law Tina (Mike) Griffis, all of Glen St. Mary; granddaughter Angelina M. Crews and  former wife and mother of his children Kathleen “Scottie” Crews, both of Norfolk, VA.

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Kelly Hicks, 53, of Bryceville dies

Kelly David Hicks Jr., 53, of Bryceville died Tuesday, June 12, 2012. He was born in Folkston, GA and lived in Nassau County most of his life. He was a Baptist. Survivors include his mother Geraldine Hicks; father Kelly David Hicks Sr.; daughter Melinda; sister Kellene Sauls (Rolen); brother Kyle Hicks (Cheryl);  nieces Marsha, Wendy, Mona, Natalie, Karisa and Kelsey; nephew Nelson; 12 great-nieces and great-nephews.

The funeral service for Mr. Hicks will be at 11 am Friday, June 15, 2012 in the chapel of Giddens-Reed Funeral Home in Baldwin with Rev. Grady Albritton officiating. Interment will  follow at Norton Cemetery in Nassau County. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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Betty W. Hollis, 78, of Macclenny

Betty W. Hollis, 78, of Macclenny died on June 9, 2012. She  was predeceased by Jerry Hollis, her devoted husband of 47 years, and by her parents Mae and Walter Wilson.

Mrs. Hollis is survived by sons Kenneth (Doretta), Michael (Beth) and Richard (Rhonda) Hollis; six grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

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