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Clara Davis, 75, was a retired nurse

Clara Elouise Davis, 75, of Glen St. Mary died on Friday March 1, 2013 at her residence with family by her side. She was born in Moniac, Georgia on October 3, 1937 to the late Allen Rhoden and Clara Reynolds Rhoden. Elouise was raised in Baker County and graduated from Baker County High School in 1955. She married her husband of 56 years on February 9, 1957. She graduated from Licensed Vocational Nursing School in Orange, TX in 1968 and from Union University in Jackson, TN with an associate degree in nursing in 1973.

Mrs. Davis was an outstanding and dedicated registered nurse who advanced to the position of head nurse of the coronary care unit at Lynchburg General Hospital in Lynchburg, VA in 1970’s. She was also head nurse of the cardiac surgery unit at St. Luke’s Hospital in Jacksonville in the late 1970’s to early 1980’s. Elouise retired from her formal nursing career in 1999 from  the post-anesthesia care unit at Lynchburg General Hospital.

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Mr. Denison, 92, was minister here

Perryman H. Denison, 92, died in Jacksonville on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. He was born in the Midway community of Union County to the late James Oscar and Ethel Denison on February 3, 1921.

He was a minister for Churches of Christ during most of his working life, serving the Moultrie, Georgia church and Florida churches in Macclenny, Live Oak, Lake City, Cocoa and Jacksonville. He also became a real estate professional later in life, owning and operating a brokerage and property management company in Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood. He continued to serve his home congregation and others with his preaching, teaching, counseling and leadership during the time of his business career and on into his retirement.

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John Doyle Jr., 75, dies on March 2nd

John Joseph Doyle Jr., 75, formerly of Ocala, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Macclenny Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. John was born in New York, NY on August 12, 1937 to the late John (Sr.) and Iris Doyle and grew up in New Haven, CT. He was a multi-sport athlete and graduate of Notre Dame High School in West Haven, CT. Upon earning his baccalaureate degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, John began his family life in Wallingford, CT.

Several years later, his career lead him to Savannah, GA and Milwaukee, WI. He then settled in Florida for the last 29 years of his life. After living and working in the greater Orlando and Boca Raton areas, John retired to Ocala, where he was an active member of Ocala West United Methodist Church.

John applied his business acumen to a career of financial, insurance, and risk-management planning. He found his highest personal reward when he could be there for people at their time of need or at the attainment of their long-term goals. He received great pleasure from his involvement with the Optimist Club, the Jaycees, and other community service organizations.

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Dwight Davis, 59, of Sanderson dies

Dwight Wray “Mouse” Davis, 59, of Sanderson died on Sunday, March 3, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was born to the late Les and Bonnie Alford Davis on July 1, 1953. Mr. Davis was an avid hunter who enjoyed watching Florida Gator football and NASCAR racing and spending time with family and friends.

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