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Pansy Baker, 78, dies August 19th

Pansy Boland Baker, 78, a of Glen St. Mary died Friday August 19, 2011 at the Kindred Hospital Green Cove Springs following an extended illness. Mrs. Baker was born in Chipley, Florida to Charles H. and Irma Bush Boland. She was a resident of Baker County for the past 46 years.

She loved to sew for cheerleaders, majorettes and all types of dresses including wedding gowns and prom dresses. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and a member of the First Baptist Church of Macclenny. She was preceded in death by grandson Christopher Bland.

Survivors include husband of 56 years, Nathan Baker of Glen; daughter Tina Mobley of Macclenny and son Aaron (Carol) Baker of Baldwin; sisters Violet Skipper of Chipley and Genola Shelly of Tallahassee; brother Charles Boland Jr. of Milledgeville, GA;  grandchildren Celeste Baker, Jennifer Cribb, Joseph Bland and Jesselyn Mobley; three great-grandchildren.

The funeral service was held August 22 at her church with Dr. Edsell Bone officiating.

Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.

Tony Brady, 63, retired sergeant

Tony Dwight Brady, 63, of Lake Butler died August 18, 2011 at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville after an extended illness. Mr. Brady was born in Macclenny and lived in Lake Butler the past 22 years. He retired as an officer with the Department of Corrections in Lake Butler after 30 years and was a U.S. Army veteran.  He was preceded in death by his parents James and Ethel Starling Brady and brother Tom Brady.

Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Sharon Yarbrough Brady of Lake Butler; daughters Erin Brady (Dennis) Jackson of Madisonville, TX and Tonya Adams; sister Marlene (Mike) McCray of Lake City; grandchildren Braden and Landen Jackson; Sonya, Sasha, Amy, and Daniel Schmalried.

The funeral service was held on August 21 in the Chapel of Archer Funeral Home of Lake Butler with Bro. Scott Fisher officiating.

Lucille Goethe, 85, of Jacksonville

Lucille Warnock Goethe, 85, of Jacksonville died August 20, 2011. She was born in Reedsville, Georgia to Willie Warnock and Berdie Bowen Warnock on July 1, 1926. She enjoyed reading mysteries, taking care of her grand and great-grandchildren and grocery shopping. She was predeceased by husband James E. Goethe.

Survivors include children Pamela (Melvin) Johnson and Leslie (Bud) Lawson of St. George, GA, and Bryan Goethe of Jacksonville; 18 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

The funeral service was held August 24 at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services Chapel in Macclenny, with Pastor James Conner officiating.

Matthew Hendrix, 37, of Orange Park

Matthew “Matt” Steven Hendrix, 37, of Orange Park died August 16, 2011.

 He was born in Jacksonville on June 17, 1974 and raised in Macclenny. Matt loved his family and friends and adored his wife. He enjoyed many things in life, especially being a wonderful father to his son and step-sons, coaching Little League baseball and supporting Gator football. He will be remembered as a firefighter and EMT with a tender heart for people in need.

Survivors include wife Jennifer Zatorski Hendrix of Orange Park; son Jacob Hendrix of Macclenny; parents Wesley Steven and Regina Kloss Hendrix of Macclenny; step-sons Anthony and Michael Farrell of Orange Park; brother Lance (Carol) Hendrix; sister Lee Hendrix of Jacksonville; granddaughter Kylee Farrell; his son Jacob’s mother Katrina Jones of Macclenny. He also leaves behind numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and great friends.

The funeral service was held on August 23 at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Salwek Bielsiewicz officiating.

V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services were in charge of the arrangements.

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