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Shirley Dugger, 50, was an LPN

Shirley Ann Dugger, 50, of Macclenny died Wednesday, Aug. 3, at her residence following an extended illness. She was born in Jacksonville and lived in Macclenny all of her life. She was a licensed practical nurse and graduated from Florida Community College of Jacksonville.

She was employed as the department head of the Employee Health Department of St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville for 16 years until ill health forced her retirement in 2006. She was also part-owner of N.E. Florida Power Equipment in Macclenny and a member of the Christian Fellowship Temple. She was preceded in death by her mother Mary Virginia Johns Smith.

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Jack Hulett, 79, of Glen St. Mary

Jack Hulett, 79, of Glen St. Mary died Saturday, August 6, 2011 at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville following a brief illness. He was a native of Jacksonville, Georgia and resided in Jacksonville, Florida before moving to Glen St. Mary in 1955. He was a grounds supervisor at  Northeast Florida State Hospital for 29 years until his retirement. He was a member of Souls Harbor Church of God in Glen St. Mary and enjoyed fishing and working on lawn mowers.

Survivors include son Jesse J. (Lisa) Hulett of Glen St. Mary; grandchildren Jessica Leann Hulett and Kendell Ray Hulett.

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Virgil Johns Sr., 90, of Glen dies

Virgil Johns Sr., 90, of Glen St. Mary died August 8, 2011. He was born in Taylor to the late George Johns and Ella Maude Bennett Johns on June 29, 1921 and was a lifelong resident of Baker County. He attended the Mac—-clenny Primitive Baptist Church.

Virgil loved fishing, gardening, working on lawn mowers and playing the banjo. He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Ruby J. Johns, and his son George Ray Johns.

Survivors include his children Charlotte J. (Woody) Crews and Virgil (Marilyn) Johns, both  of Glen St. Mary;  cousin Mamie Combs of Glen St. Mary; 11 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

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Bobby Booth, 81, dry waller

Robert Stephen “Bobby” Booth, 81, of Glen St. Mary died Thursday, July 28, 2011 at the V.A. Medical Center in Gainesville following an extended illness. He was a native of Homerville, Georgia and had resided in Jacksonville for many years before moving to Glen St. Mary 22 years ago.

He was a self-employed dry wall installer in the construction industry for over 40 years until his retirement in 1997.

Mr. Booth was a devoted member of the First Baptist Church of Cuyler, a loving father, wonderful husband and loving grandfather, a member of the Camp Branch Hunting Club of Fargo, Georgia and an Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by parents Jesse Leonard Booth and Eunice Inez Barlow Booth; daughter Andela Beth Pharr.

Survivors include wife Geraldine J. Booth of Glen St. Mary; daughters Kathy Lang of Jacksonville, Bobbie Jane Conner of Glen St. Mary, Gloria Hutzler of Middleburg and Teresa Youmans of Memphis; son Hoke Steven Booth of Hampton, SC; sister Mary E. Reibow of Lansing, MI; brother Waver D. Booth of Jacksonville Beach; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held at 11:00 am on August 1 in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Worthington officiating. Interment followed at Macedonia Cemetery.

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