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Jessie Lee, 88, of Jacksonville

Jessie Mae Dortch Lee, 88, of Jacksonville died Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital in Macclenny. She was born in Lake City to the late John and Elsie Tyre Dortch. She was a member of the Manntown Congregational Holiness Church of Glen St. Mary. During her 65-year married life she was a faithful partner to her husband in his ministry. She served the Lord from an early childhood and prior to her marriage, she accompanied her minister-father to the various churches he served. Attending church functions and services was her life.

Mrs. Lee was preceded in death by her husband Willard Lee, her parents, brothers Leonard, Bill, Johnny, and Jerry Dortch and sister Jewell Dortch Thompson.

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Eddie Canady Jr., 85, of Macclenny

Eddie B. “E.B.” Canady Jr., 85, of Macclenny died Wednesday, January 18, 2012. He was a native of Jacksonville and  retired to Macclenny in 1997. He worked for the US Postal Service and was a deputy under three different sheriff’s of Duval County. He retired as a real estate investor and was owner of Ace-Dixie Amusement Company in Jacksonville.

Mr. Canady was a Baptist, a member of the Baker County Historical Society, a Navy Veteran of WWII and a life member of VFW Post #1689, Jacksonville. He was preceded in death by his parents Eddie B. and Lila Bennett Canady Sr. and sisters Edith Maddox and Ethel Helsabeck.

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Roy Coleman, 69, of Baldwin

Roy Edmond Coleman Sr., 69, of Baldwin died January 9, 2012 at his home following a brief illness. He was born March 3, 1942 to the late Sylvester Coleman and the former Mamie Lou Wilkes. He retired from CSX and was a member of Grace Baptist Church.

Survivors include wife of 44 years Frances Coleman; sons Alvin (Penny) Branch, Aaron Branch and Roy Coleman Jr; daughters Denese (Donnie) Harv–ley and Darlyn (Philip) Schweckendieck; grandchildren Nicki, Trea, Aaron, Grace, Angela, Nathan, Joshua, Justin, Joseph, Jacob, Kaylobe and Ashley; numerous friends and family.

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Charlie Burnham, 81, of Hilliard dies

Charlie Burnham, 81, of Hilliard died Monday, January 16, 2012. He was born in Bonafay, FL to the late Charlton and Mary Burnham on November 19, 1930 and was a longtime resident of Baker County where many of his survivors currently reside. Charlie was employed with the Florida DOT where he retired after 30 years of service. He loved fishing and spending time with his family. Mr. Burnham was preceded in death by  daughter Carolyn Burnham Brant–ley.

Survivors include wife Betty Burnham; sons Charles (Vickie) Burnham and David (Verona) Burnham; daughters Angie (Bob) Dungan and Patti (Alan) Huntley; grandchildren Chris (Pam) Burnham, CW Burnham, Dylan Burnham, Jackie (Ray) Rowland, Samantha Brantley, David Burnham Jr., Trista (Gee) McKenzie, Kristian Burnham, and Calon Mausolo; great-grandchildren Emily and Isabella Burnham and Peyton McKenzie; several nieces and nephews.

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