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Alvin Duren, 82, of Orange Park

Alvin Edward Duren, 82, of Orange Park died on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. He was born in Okahumpka, FL and lived in Orange Park for 51 years. He was the son of the late Willie W. and Olla Rebecca Duren, and was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

Mr. Duren worked at Merita Bread Company for 37 years and retired in 1985. He was preceded in death by son Lavon Duren. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Ellen Duren; children Barney and Vickie Duren and Tracey McGlamery; nine grandchildren; brother Charles Duren; sister Betty Williams.

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Deborah Arnold of Glen St. Mary

Deborah J. Arnold, 54, of Glen St. Mary died on Sunday, November 25, 2012. Ms. Arnold enjoyed fishing, puzzle books, her dogs, and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her mother Lovenna Neal of Milton, FL; son Sean (Karina) Neal of Milton and daughter Tessa (Jerry) Gardner of Jacksonville; brother Dale (Debbie) Metz of Baltimore, MD; sisters Gale (Clyde) Bernard of Friendsville, MD, Marla Johnson of Newport News, VA, Misty (Harry) Phillips of Milton and Regina (Bobby) Iman of Baltimore; three grandchildren.

Ms. Arnold’s family will hold a memorial service at a later date. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.

Cyndi Perez, 63, dies November 26

Cynthia R. “Cyndi” Perez, 63, of Glen St. Mary died on Monday, November 26, 2012. A retired hairdresser and insurance agent, Mrs. Perez enjoyed gardening, canning and cooking, fishing, and spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband Richard Perez Sr. of Glen St. Mary; sons Timmy (Lori) Park of Lake Butler and David (Renee Flynn) Park of Jacksonville; daughter Heather (Allen) Markley of Glen St. Mary; step-son Richard (Christy) Perez Jr. of Oceanway; step-daughter Denise (Johnny) Brown of Bryceville; sister Debbie (Steve) Gross of Palatka; fifteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

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Margaret Oglesbee, 85, funeral Monday

Margaret Lucille Oglesbee, 85, of Baldwin died on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born in Dallas, GA and lived in Vero Beach, FL and Glenville, GA before moving to Baldwin two years ago. Mrs. Oglesbee was a retired taxi cab dispatcher in Vero Beach, and was predeceased by parents Lonnie Joseph and Ola Morris Baxter.

She is survived by step-son W.A. Oglesbee of Texas; sister Sarah B. Hague of Baldwin; grandchild Stacey.

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