Vonnie Griffis, 69, of Sanderson died on November 11, 2012 at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville, with family by her side. She was born in Lake City on March 1, 1943 to the late Charles Franklin Russ and Ina Bell Douglas Murray. Vonnie had been a resident of Sanderson since 1965 after moving from Lake City. She was a member of Cuyler Baptist Church and retired from Griffis Timber Inc. as an office manager after 40 years of dedicated service. She enjoyed cooking, fishing and gardening, but most of all she enjoyed being surrounded by grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother Joseph Edward Russ.
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Martha D. Fisher, 86, of Macclenny died on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. Ms. Fisher was born in Illinois and moved to Macclenny from Michigan 22 years ago. She was a homemaker who loved crossword and jigsaw puzzles and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband Alan Fisher of Macclenny; son Carl (Gale) Vance of Birch Run, MI; daughter Marty (Steve) Arrant of Glen St. Mary; 14 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. A memorial service was held at 2 pm on November 10 at Forbes Funeral Home in Macclenny.
Mary Christine Dyal, 74, of Hilliard died on November 11, 2012 at Acosta-Rua Center for Caring in Jacksonville. Mrs. Dyal was born in Jacksonville on April 20, 1938, and was predeceased by her husband James R. Dyal in 2006.
Survivors include children Kenneth Dyal, Steve (Becki) Dyal and Lisa (Robert) Jenkins; grandchildren Kyle (Pam), Jonathon (Ashley), Bryce Jenkins and Brittany Johnson; great-grandchildren Braeden, Emma, Dallen, Jami, Mason and Marissa.
Warren B. “Cubby” Carroll, 88, of Glenford, Ohio, formerly of Grafton, WV, and Macclenny, died on Monday, November 12, 2012 at Select Specialty Hospital in Columbus, OH.
Cubby was born December 3, 1923 in Grafton, the son of the late Willie B. and Mary Elizabeth Jane Poe Carroll. He was a World War II Army veteran, and retired after 29½ years from Kaiser Aluminum in Newark, OH. He was a member of the Hopewell United Methodist Church, and a former member of the Glenford Lions Club.
Mr. Carroll is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dortha Lane Carroll; daughters Angelia (Alex) Masters and Evelyn (Richard) Gothard, both of Newark; sons Michael (Vicki) Carroll and Larry (Cindy) Carroll, both of Glenford; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and brother Brady (Louise) Carroll of Grafton.