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Clarence Williams, 82, of Macclenny

Clarence R. Williams Sr., 82, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012. He was born on February 1, 1930, in Macclenny to the late Arthur and Edna Marie Williams. He was educated in Baker County and retired from Owen Steel in Whitehouse. He loved the outdoors especially gardening, fishing and crabbing. He was a gentle, humble, kind, patient, generous person and a wonderful husband and father.

Survivors include wife of 60 years Rosa Lee Williams; children Rosa Annette Williams, Joyce Williams, Eunice (Gerald) Williams, Linda (Stafford) Hampton, Bishop Clarence (Wanda) Williams Jr., Verna (LuAnne) Williams and Videll (Marva) Williams; siblings Bobbie Lee Paige, Doris Jean Cooley, Lois Williams and Curtis Williams Sr.; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Cheryl Vance, 64, of Macclenny

Cheryl Eileen Vance, 64, of Macclenny died Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Acosta-Rua Center for Caring in Jacksonville. She was born in Jacksonville and resided in Macclenny for the past eleven years. She was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church in Jacksonville and of the Hidden Hills Country Club, where she enjoyed playing tennis.

Survivors include husband James “Jim” Vance Sr. of Macclenny; daughters Jennifer (Chris) Courson of Macclenny and Leslie (Rob) Dykes of Ponte Vedra Beach; sister Kelly (Chuck) Satterwhite of Starke; brother Phil (Judy) Crews of Ft. Meyers; seven grand children and one great-grandchild.

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Gail Murphy, 72, of Jacksonville

Gail Frances Murphy, 72, of Jacksonville died Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Acosta-Rua Community Hospice Center of Jacksonville. She was born May 24, 1939 in Matewan, WV to  the late Jesse and Stella Mae Dillon. She was a beloved mother and grandmother. She was also preceded in death by her sisters Bobbie Harris and Polly Dotson, and brother Edward Dillon.

Survivors include children Ginger Cleveland (Terry) Perdue of Jacksonville; Janice Counts (Andy) Snyder of Middleburg and James (Dawn) Murphy of Sanderson; nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

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Virginia Kirk, 25, of Glen St. Mary

Virginia Jennifer Kirk, 25, of Macclenny died Thursday, March 29, 2012 from injuries received in an automobile accident in Glen St. Mary. She was a native of Concord, New Hampshire and resided in Macclenny for the past eleven years. She was employed as a mental health worker at Northeast Florida State Hospital for the past four years. She was a student at Florida Gateway College, Lake City.

Survivors include mother Debbie (Shane) Pruett of Glen St. Mary; father Michael D. Kirk of The Woodlands, TX: children Jayden Frederick Kirk, Alyssa Marie Riley Kirk and Amber Katherine Kirk, all of Macclenny: sisters Nicole Morgan Kirk of The Woodlands, TX and Grace Amber Pruett of Glen St. Mary; maternal grandparents Carolyn and Bob Wallace of St. Augustine and John and Sue Larmon of Ashville, NC: step-brothers Austin Pruett of St. George and Cody Pruett of Glen St. Mary.

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