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Martha Wilcox, 69, of Olustee

Martha Wilcox, also known as Lily Pearl, 69, of Sanderson died Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at her residence after a sudden illness. She was born in Sanderson to Rosa Lee and Walter James Wilcox. She attended the public schools of Baker County and was a faithful member of McCray’s Temple in Olustee. She was preceded in death by her father Walter James Wilcox and brothers Willie C. Wilcox, Walter James Wilcox Jr. and Wilbur Charles Wilcox.

Survivors include mother Rosa Lee Wilcox of Olustee; daughter Linda Snead of Rochester, NY; sons Alvin and Brian, both of Olustee, Melvin, Anthony and Timothy, all of Rochester, NY; a grandson that she raised as her own, Devontae; sisters Betsy of Olustee, Betty of White Springs, Rose Marie of Lake City; daughter-in-law Crystal Bell of Olustee; other grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends.

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Timothy Crawford 52, of Sanderson

Timothy Eugene Crawford, 52, of Sanderson died March 19, 2012 at his residence. He was born on April 7, 1959 to the late James Lee Crawford and Anna Mae Baxter Crawford. He was a resident of Baker County for 16 years after moving from Jacksonville.

Timothy honorably served in the US Army and later was employed as a truck driver. He wrote Gospel music, loved to play his guitar, ride his motorcycle and spend time with his beloved chihuahuas.

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Isabelle Marmie, 97, of Macclenny

Isabelle Stafford Marmie, 97, of Macclenny died March 18, 2012. She was born January 24, 1915 and resided in Newark, Ohio until the death of husband Ralph Marmie. She moved to Macclenny and lived with her daughter for 10 years. She was predeceased by daughters Janet and Shirley, and son Bill.

Survivors include daughter Bonnie (Frank) Craig of Macclenny; sons Danny, Jerry, Ralph and Tom Marmie; grandchildren Mike (Diane) Craig of Sanderson, Rod (Sue) Craig of Lake City; Becky Cabrera (Larry) Lord, Tami (Rondle) Lyons, Andy (Merri) Craig, Brad (Connie) Craig; 21 great-grandchildren; 30 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandchild.

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Edward Murphy of Glen St. Mary

Edward “Ed” D. Murphy, 92, of Glen St. Mary died March 18, 2012 at the VA Medical Center in Lake City. He was born in Lyons, GA to the late Charley Murphy and Viana Abbott Murphy on December 18, 1919. He honorably served in the US Army during World War II and in later years was an automotive mechanic.

Mr. Murphy was a resident of Baker County since 1981 when he moved from Jacksonville. He was a single father. His children were first in his life and world. He enjoyed woodworking, yard work, gardening and activities where he could use his hands. He was predeceased by his son Donald Edward Murphy.

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