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Shirley Davis, 61, of Glen St. Mary

Shirley Mae Davis, 61, of Glen St. Mary died July 5, 2011 at her home. Mrs. Davis was born in Harriman, Tennessee and had resided in Baker County for the past 26 years. She was the daughter of the late Odis Sitzler and Betty Waldo. She was preceded in death by her husband of 20 years, Ralph Davis; son Joseph (Hodges) Waldo; grandson Charlie Waldo Jr.  Mrs. Davis attended the Taylor Church.

Survivors include daughter Gloria (Henry) Doby of Florence, SC; sons Dennis (Dianne) Hodges of Macclenny, Charlie “Cooter” (Kathy) Waldo of Moniac, Ga, Vernon (Angie) Davis of Sanderson and Buford Ray (Wendy) Hodges of Baldwin; sisters Jackie (Charles) Nowling and Ann Marie Riffe, both of Ft. Walton Beach and Debbie (Chris) Ausburn of Harriman, TN; brothers Pete (Brenda) Waldo of Rockwood, TN, Tony Waldo of Phenix City, Alabama, Michael Sitzler of Eufaula, Alabama and Bobby Waldo of San Antonio, TX; 18 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren also survive. 

The funeral service for Mrs. Davis was held July 8 at 2:00 pm at her church with the Rev. Carl Taylor officiating. Interment followed at Cedar Creek Cemetery in Sanderson. Guerry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Deatra Manning, 49, of Glen dies

Deatra Lynn Manning, 49, of Glen St. Mary died July 4, 2011.

Survivors include father Elijah Manning; mother Evernease Manning; sons Delvin Manning and Jimmy Manning; daughter Brandy Manning; sisters Linda (Anthony) Hicks, Sandra Clark, Victoria Manning, Jennifer (Lamar) Ford, Veronica Manning; brothers Darryl (Michelle) Manning, Elijah (Tonda) Manning Jr.; a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service was held July 9 at Carthage Chapel in Jacksonville. Interment followed at Old Quitman Cemetery in Sanderson. Carthage Chapel Funeral Home of Jacksonville was in charge of arrangements.

Bootsie Frederick, 75, of Sanderson

Bootsie Frederick, 75, of Sanderson

Bootsie Grace Frederick, 75, of Sanderson, died July 4 at the Acosta Rua Center for Caring in Jacksonville. Mrs. Frederick was born in White Springs and resided in Baker County for the past 30 years. She was the daughter of the late Ernest Daniel and Zeffie Johnson Grace.

Bootsie graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Jacksonville, was a homemaker most of her life and enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening. She loved gathering with family and friends for social teas. She worked along side her husband in the Labor of Love Ministry until his death in 2006. She also owned a small janitorial business.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Rev. Henry Durell “Pop” Frederick; sons Clint Frederick and Charles Frederick. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend.

Survivors include daughters Cheryl (Jeff) Read, Fisherville, KY, and Cathy (Steve) Harvey, Sanderson; son Chris (Gayla) Frederick, Big Bear, CA; sisters Helen Bunkley, Keystone Heights and Clara Rhodes, Tallahassee; brothers Ernest (Deloris) Grace, Fruit Cove, and Charles (Jean) Grace, Keystone Heights; brother-in-law James “Butch” (Dianne) Frederick, Bryceville; twelve grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be conducted Thursday, July 7 at 2:00 pm in the Macclenny First Baptist Church with the Rev. Ricky Baldwin officiating. Interment will follow in the Cedar Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 6, from 6:00-8:00 pm at Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny.

Mary Hicks, 72, dies June 29th

Mary Hicks, 72,
dies in June 29th

Mary N. Hicks, 72, of Glen St. Mary died June 29, 2011. She was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey to the late Paul Sapp and Mabel Stott Sapp on February 28, 1939. Mary was a resident of Baker County since she was 18 years old after moving from New Jersey, and a member of First Baptist Church of Glen St. Mary. She was a store clerk at the Kwik Stop in Glen St. Mary for 20 years. She enjoyed playing bingo and eating Kit Kat bars. She was predeceased by her husband George Dale Hicks, Sr.

Survivors include her children: George Dale (Cali) Hicks Jr of Thomasville, GA, Paul Daniel (Cathy) Hicks of Port Orchard, W.A. and Terri (Billy) Wilds of Glen St. Mary; brother Paul Sapp of Niceville, FL: sisters Dee Lange of MA and Ethel Davis of NJ; 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

The funeral service for Mrs. Hicks was held on Saturday July 2 at 10:00 am at her church with Pastor Randy Williams officiating. Interment followed in Manntown Cemetery in Glen St. Mary. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the First Baptist Church of Glen St. Mary’s Master Plan Fund in Mary’s name.

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