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Danny Lamb, 61, dies February 24th

Danny George Lamb, 61, of Macclenny died February 24, 2012. He was born in Jacksonville to the late Mary Ellen Mattair Lamb on May 22, 1950. He was a resident of Baker County since 1960 and attended Celebration Baptist Church. Danny was a 1968 graduate of Baker County High School, had an undergraduate degree in physical education from the University of West Florida and masters of education administration from Florida State University.

Mr. Lamb had 35 years in the auto sales industry and was the owner-operator of Danny Lamb’s Auto and Truck Center for the last 16 years. Danny was a Civil War buff, enjoyed Carolina shag dancing, exercising, reading and he was passionate about the development of Downtown Macclenny. He was a loving and devoted father.

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Main Outlaw, 88, WWII vet.

Main Outlaw, 88, of Macclenny died Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at the VA Medical Center in Lake City following a long illness.He was a native of Moniac, GA and resided in Macclenny for the past 65 years. He was a truck driver for Southern Concrete Company in Jacksonville for 28 years until his retirement in 1979. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Macclenny, an Army veteran of WWII and loved to hunt, fish and work in his garden. He was preceded in death by his parents William Henry and Millie Thrift Outlaw, his son William Henry Outlaw and sister Mamie Sands.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years Ida Pearl Outlaw of Macclenny; daughter Willie Hazel (Tom) Bell of Fruit Cove; grandchildren Joshua Tay­­lor (Jennie) Bell and Aaron Christopher (Misha) Bell; great-granddaughter Kennedy Peyton Bell.

The funeral service was held Saturday, February 25 at his church with Dr. Edsel Bone officiating, assisted by Rev. Bob Christmas. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery in Macclenny. Guerry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Christopher Crews, 21, of Sanderson

Christopher “Chris” Tholie Crews, 21, of Sanderson died February 27, 2012. Mr. Crews was born in Orange Park and resided in Baxter all of his life. He was employed with the Columbia Correctional Facility in Lake City. He loved fishing, landscaping and gardening. Mr. Crews was a graduate of the Baker County High School Class of 2009 and was a member of the Baxter Church of God.

Survivors include parents Kenneth and Patricia Crews of Baxter; wife Michelle Ashley Crews of Baxter; maternal grandfather Rayford Rayburn of Payson, AZ and his maternal grandmother Barbara Johnson of Taylor; sister Melissa Crews of Baxter; brothers Ricky Rayburn, Stephen Crews and Forest Crews, all of Baxter.

The funeral service for Mr. Crews will be conducted Thursday, March 1 at 11 am at the Macclenny Church of God with the Rev. Shannon Conner officiating. Interment will follow at North Prong Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 – 8 pm at Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny.

Juanita Crews, 82, of Macclenny

Juanita Rhoden Crews, 82, of Macclenny died Sunday February 26, 2012 at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab Center following a long illness. Mrs. Crews was a native of Baker County and resided in Macclenny all of her life. She was a homemaker and an avid golf fan and golfer who enjoyed watching Gator football and Braves baseball. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Macclenny.

Mrs. Crews was preceded in death by her parents Gus and Ollie Johns Rhoden and husband of 51 years Elwood Foster Crews.
Survivors include daughters Kelly (Chuck) Satterwhite of Starke and Cheryl (Jim) Vance of Macclenny; son Phil (Judy) Crews of Ft. Myers; nine grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.

The funeral sercvice was held Tuesday, February 28 at 11 am in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Wayne Rhoden delivering a eulogy. Interment followed at Oak Grove Cemetery.

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