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Martha Fisher of Macclenny dies

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 Dyal, 74, funeral on Friday

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.

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‘Cubby’ Carroll, a former resident

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.

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Nathan L. Baker of Glen dies at 80

Nathan L. Baker, 80, of Glen St. Mary died Monday, November 5, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville following an extended illness. He was born in Chipley, FL and lived in Tampa and Baldwin before moving to Glen St. Mary in 1967. He was the son of the late George H. and Rosie Belle Womble Baker and the widower of Pansy B. Baker. He was a refrigeration mechanic with Fruit Growers Express in Baldwin for over 27 years until retirement.

Mr. Baker was a member of the First Baptist Church of Macclenny, an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict and a former volunteer with the Baldwin Fire Department who enjoyed wood working, flying model airplanes and visiting craft shows.

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