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Patricia Moistner dies in Tennessee

Patricia Moistner
dies in Tennessee

Patricia Pringle Harden Moist­­ner, 57, of Soddy-Daisy, TN died Monday, July 18, 2011 at her home. She was a Protestant and loved her flowers and gardening, and had a big heart of gold. She was preceded in death by her parents Cleveland Henry and Debbie Gladys Pringle.

She is survived by her loving husband of 17 years, Phillip Moistner, daughters Mary (Stephen) Higgins, Robin (Junior) Parker; brothers Larry Joe (Gayle) Pringle, Luther (Mary) Pringle, Cleveland (Karen) Pringle; grandchildren Breanna Chancey, Tommy Chancey and C.J. Parker; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be 2:00 pm on Thursday, July 21 in the chapel of Williamson and Sons Funeral Home in Soddy-Daisy with the Rev. Aaron Simmons officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

Reverend Paxton, 75, of St. George

Reverend Paxton, 75, of St. George

Rev. Bernard E. “Bud” Paxton, 75, of St. George, GA died peacefully July 14, 2011 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick. Rev. Paxton was born on December 1, 1935 in Galion, Ohio. He was an ordained minister of the Congregation of Holiness Churches, and a member at Woodstock Park Congregation of Holiness Church in Jacksonville. His greatest joy in life was serving God and reading the Bible, with a special interest in Biblical prophecy.

Rev. Paxton was a longtime resident of Baker County before residing in St. George. He retired from JEA after more than 30 years. After his retirement he worked for Advanced Auto Parts of Macclenny for 10 years. Rev. Paxton served in the Navy from 1952-1956 and served several more years in the reserves.

He was preceded in death by parents Mary Frances Smith and James Duane Paxton; and brother James Duane Paxton, Jr.

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Trinise Surrency, died in accident

Trinise Surrency, died in accident

Trinise Surrency, 15, of Macclenny died Friday, July 15, 2011, the result of an automobile accident. A student at Baker County High School, she was a dedicated Christian and served faithfully and dutifully at Faith Tabernacle Church in Baldwin as an usher, praise team member and nursery worker. She was wonderful daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. Her smile and pretty face brought much joy to all who came in contact with her.

Survivors include parents Theodore and Vickey Surrency; sisters Teria and Darkeea Surrency; one niece; two nephews; a host of uncles, aunts, relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends on July 22 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Emmanuel Church of God in Christ and the celebration of life will be held July 23 at 2:00 pm at the Baker County Middle School auditorium with Pastor Charles Wilson officiating. Combs Funeral Home of Lake City was in charge of arrangements.

Sean Connell, 11, an accident victim

Sean Connell, 11,  an accident victim

Sean Douglas Connell, 11, of Macclenny died after a tragic accident on July 11, 2011. Sean was born in Jacksonville to James Connell and Angel Price Connell on May 1, 2000. He was a Baker County resident for two years after moving from Jacksonville and a member of First Assembly of God in Macclenny. Sean loved skateboarding, video games, talking, watching TV and fishing. He was predeceased by grandfather Robert “Bob” Price; great-grandfather Ed DeVevo; cousin Trudy Taylor Sarman.

Survivors include his parents of Macclenny; maternal grandparents John and Vivian Smith; paternal grandparents Bob and Donna Connell; great-grandmother Frances DeVevo; brother James Derrick Connell Jr.; sisters Christian Nichole Connell, Breanna Danielle Finton and Jaylee O’Neal; four aunts; three uncles.

The funeral service was held July 16 at 2:00 pm at his church with Pastor Joshua Potts officiating. Interment followed at Macedonia Cemetery in Macclenny. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.f

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