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Dorothy Clark of Defuniak Springs

Dorothy Clark of Defuniak Springs, FL, 67, died Thursday, July 28, 2011 at home with her family by her bedside after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born February 20, 1944 in Jacksonville to Ervin and Dorothy Green Nobles.

Mrs. Clark was a Baptist  and enjoyed painting, spending time with her family, friends and with her dog “Lucy.” She was a very giving and loving person and always kept a good sense of humor. She was preceded in death by her father; grandchildren Alex Martin and Carolyn Clark.

Survivors include her mother Dorothy B. Nobles of Hilliard; loving husband of 47 years Lonnie S. Clark of DeFuniak Springs; son Lonnie T. Clark of DeFuniak Springs; daughters Regina A. Clark of Laurel Hill and Joyce Clark of DeFuniak Springs; brothers Willie (Janet) Nobles, Ray (Sonya) Nobles; grandchildren Rory Clark and Caitlin Clark.

The funeral service was held at 2:00 pm on July 31 at Guerry Funeral Home. Interment followed at Brandy Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.

James Crews, 77, aircraft technician

James Norris Crews, 77, of Sanderson went to be with the Lord on July 26, 2011 following an extended illness. He was born September 6, 1933, to Reverend Raiford and Mirtie Rhoden Crews of Sanderson.

Mr. Crews served his country honorably during the Korean War as a member of both the United States Army and Air Force. He later worked as an aircraft technician at Aero Corp. in Lake City until health no longer permitted.

Survivors include his loving and caring sisters Virginia Combs, Naomi Roberson, Mirtie (Leo) Hoover and Norma (Jerry) Milton. A graveside service was held at 11:00 am on July 29 at Taylor Church Cemetery. Giddens-Reed Funeral Home of Baldwin was in charge of arrangements.

Randall Suggs, 54, of Jacksonville

Randall Suggs, 54, of Jacksonville

Randall “Randy” Dillon Suggs, 54, of Jacksonville, died in his sleep on June 22, 2011. He was born July 22, 1956, the son of Charles “Jack” Dillon Suggs and Jessie Vene Thomas Suggs. He was retired from the water works division of JEA after 25 years.

Randy graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1974, where he played varsity baseball for the Generals. He was an avid baseball fan and loved the Tampa Bay Rays and the Florida Gators. He will be dearly missed by many friends and family. He was also a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Jacksonville.

Survivors include his parents; daughters Kristen and Rebecca; brother Charles (Betty); sister Karen Herda; grandchildren Lil­­­­lian and Hayden; many nephews and nieces.

A graveside funeral service  for Mr. Suggs was conducted Saturday, June 25 at 11:00 am at Macedonia Cemetery in Macclenny, with the Rev. Adam Scott officiating. Guerry Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.

Rebecca Cobb, 38, enjoyed the beach

‘Becky’ Cobb, 38, enjoyed the beach

Rebecca L. “Becky” Cobb, 38, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 19, 2011. She had been a resident of Starke before moving to Olustee and living there for the past 10 years. Mrs. Cobb worked as an in-home health care giver for the elderly. She enjoyed spending time with her children, going to the beach, water parks, and loved refinishing and restoring old furniture. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Olustee.

Survivors include husband Wilton Cobb; sons Joseph Chambers and Jacob Chambers, both of Olustee; daughter Rachel Chambers of Olustee; mother Martha Woodard of Rogersville, Tennessee; brothers James Watkins and Aubrey Watkins, both of Alabama; and sister Michelle Bellamy of Rogersville, Tennessee.

The funeral service was held July 26 at the First Baptist Church of Olustee. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to account #7112 at any Peoples State Bank Location in Lake City or locally at Country Federal Credit Union. Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home of Lake City was in charge of arrangements.

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