Edith “Gaylia” Hayes, 86, of Macclenny and formerly of Jacksonville, died on July 2, 2014 at Wells Nursing Home. She was born in Jacksonville on April 21, 1928 and was preceded in death by her first husband D. Harley Giddens and second husband Rev. Cecil M. Hayes; parents Willis B. and Pauline Dykes; brother Aubrey “Bubba” Dykes and daughter-in-law Linda Giddens.
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Lona June Howard, 82, of Macclenny died on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center in Lake City following an extended illness. She was born in Bell, Florida and resided in Jacksonville before moving to Macclenny in 1975. She worked for Prudential Life Insurance Company in Jacksonville for many years and for Avon Products for over 40 years, including as northeast Florida district manager. Read More »
Reverend Kathryn “Kitty” Waddell, 71, died July 1, 2014. She was born August 31, 1942 in Jacksonville and was a member of the Church of God, a very beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. Read More »
Carrie Elizabeth Tanner Thompson (Mema) of Jacksonville died in hospice at St. Vincents Hospital on June 25, 2014 with family and friends by her side. She was predeceased by her husband Carlton Jr. Thompson, parents Johnnie Mae Osborne Driggers and William Tanner, brother William Tanner and child Johnnie Mae Thompson. Read More »