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Joan Smith, 56, funeral February 7

Joan Pearl Smith, 56, of Macclenny died Friday, February 3, 2012 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center following a brief illness. She resided in Macclenny all of her life. She worked as a beautician for many years until ill health forced her retirement. She enjoyed crocheting and playing games on her computer.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her parents Willie and Anna Lois Davis Mobley, siblings Randall Leon Mobley Sr., Gregory Lee Mobley and Daryl Wayne Mobley Sr.

Survivors include her husband of thirty seven years Donald G. Smith of Macclenny; sons Richard F. Smith and Donald R. Smith, both of Macclenny; sister Karen D. Mobley of Macclenny; grandchildren Savannah Lynn Parrish of Macclenny and Carly Joan Smith of Wildwood, FL.

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Mildred Padgett, 78, of Macclenny

Mildred Padgett, 78, of Macclenny died Sunday, February 5, 2012. A native of Jacksonville, Ms. Padgett was a resident of Baker County for the past 40 years. After her retirement, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley K. Padgett and parents George and Sallie Johnson Griner.

Survivors include son Scott S. Padgett (Debbie); daughters Mochelle Padgett (Tim) and Laura P. (Timothy) Williams; sister Dianne Harvey; grandchildren Carrie Nipper, Shane Williams and Kristin Padgett; great-grandchildren; Destanie and Richard Munoz.

A memorial service will be held at 12 pm, Saturday, February 11 at the Glen Friendship Tabernacle, Glen St. Mary,with Mike Griner officiating. Forbes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

‘Robbie’ Glenn Williamson

Robert “Robbie” Glenn Williamson, 56, of Macclenny died February 2, 2012 following an extended illness. He was a lifelong resident of Baker County, which he claimed was “a special place filled with special people.” Robbie enjoyed helping people which was evident by his various professions. Starting in law enforcement with the Baker County Sheriff’s Office, the former Macclenny Police Department, the Jacksonville International Airport and ending as an administrative assistant with Baker Community Counseling Services. He was preceded in death by his father Glenn F. Williamson.

Survivors include devoted mother Estelle B. Williamson; brothers Ryan B. Williamson and Andrew B. Williamson; sis­­­­ters Sheryl R. Williamson, Cynthia D. Pearce and Sheila M. Griffis, all of Macclenny; 10 nieces and nephews; six grand-nieces and nephews also survive.

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Phillip Barton, 60, of Macclenny

Phillip Ressie Barton, 60, of Macclenny died Saturday, February 4, 2012 at the home of his son following an extended illness. He was a lifelong resident of Macclenny and was an insulator in the heating and air-conditioning construction industry for 34 years until his retirement in 2006. He was a member of the Asbestos Union Local #13 of Jacksonville. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, the Florida Gators, his son and daughter-in-law, his granddaughters and his family and friends.

Mr. Barton was preceded in death by his parents Ressie and Agnes Griffis Barton, siblings Arlie, Alvin and John Barton and Pauline Barton Byrd.

Survivors include son Travis (Jennifer) Barton of Macclenny; sister Hester (Joe) Johnson of Macclenny; brothers Charles (Dot) Barton, Cliff (June) Barton and Edward “Buddy” Barton, all of Macclenny; granddaughters Madison and Megan Barton, both of Macclenny.

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