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Stephen Sands, 48, of Sanderson

Stephen William Sands, 48, of Sanderson died Sunday, March 18, 2012. A lifelong resident of Baker County, he retired from the Florida Department of Corrections and was the former owner of Sands Land Clearing. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include sons Nick Sands, Justin Sands and Mitch Davis, all of Sanderson and Mathew Sands of St. George, GA; daughter Kayse Sands of St. George; brothers George Franks of Glen St. Mary, Buddy Franks of Sanderson, Kay Sands of New Orleans, LA and Chance Johnson of Macclenny; three grandchildren also survive.

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Shirley Timmons 68, of Macclenny

Shirley Timmons, 68, died Saturday, March 17 after an extended illness. She lived at 11865 Faye Road in Macclenny but was in West Jacksonville Nursing Facility for the last two years. She was born in Jesup, GA to Marion and Isabelle Griffis and they  moved to Jacksonville when she was a toddler. She is preceded in death by daughter Janie Lee Timmons Ives and sisters Velma Jones, Juanita Jones, Letha Vinson and Dorothy Bell.

Survivors include son Douglas Michael Timmons; grandsons Albert Sailor Ives III, Jamie Scott Timmons and Jason Ryan Timmons; siblings Ginny (Bebe) Starling, Buddy (Pat) Griffis, Evelyn (Tony) Walden, Wayne (Linda) Griffis, Judy (Leroy) Johannes, Raymond Griffis; loving companion of 31 years Joe Starling; many nieces and nephews.

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Jayce Cady dies at three months old

Jayce LeaHann Cady, 3 months old, of Fort Polk, Louisiana died March 4, 2012. She was born at Fort Polk to Lauren Scott Cady and Bethanie Lee Wunschel Cady on November 11, 2011.

Survivors include loving parents; brother Jaiden Scott Cady; paternal grandparents Urban Chester and Malisa Dawn Cady of Macclenny; maternal grandmother Theresa May Wunschel; paternal great-grandparents Buddy and Brenda Wright; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

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Leland Rheuark, 62, of Jacksonville

Leland T. Rheuark, 62, of Jacksonville died March 6, 2012. He was born in Loris, SC to the late Calhoun Rheuark and Mary McDowell Rheuark on October 4, 1949.  He was a resident of North Florida most of his life and worked for over 20 years as a tugboat captain at Cross State Towing.

Survivors include son Mark Rheuark of Macclenny;  brothers Donald, Lloyd, Paul and Pete Rheuark, all of Thomasville, NC; sister Florine Rheuark of Georgetown, SC; grandchildren Marlee and Katelyn Rheuark of Macclenny.

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