Bootsie Frederick, 75, of Sanderson
Bootsie Grace Frederick, 75, of Sanderson, died July 4 at the Acosta Rua Center for Caring in Jacksonville. Mrs. Frederick was born in White Springs and resided in Baker County for the past 30 years. She was the daughter of the late Ernest Daniel and Zeffie Johnson Grace.
Bootsie graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Jacksonville, was a homemaker most of her life and enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening. She loved gathering with family and friends for social teas. She worked along side her husband in the Labor of Love Ministry until his death in 2006. She also owned a small janitorial business.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Rev. Henry Durell “Pop” Frederick; sons Clint Frederick and Charles Frederick. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend.
Survivors include daughters Cheryl (Jeff) Read, Fisherville, KY, and Cathy (Steve) Harvey, Sanderson; son Chris (Gayla) Frederick, Big Bear, CA; sisters Helen Bunkley, Keystone Heights and Clara Rhodes, Tallahassee; brothers Ernest (Deloris) Grace, Fruit Cove, and Charles (Jean) Grace, Keystone Heights; brother-in-law James “Butch” (Dianne) Frederick, Bryceville; twelve grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be conducted Thursday, July 7 at 2:00 pm in the Macclenny First Baptist Church with the Rev. Ricky Baldwin officiating. Interment will follow in the Cedar Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 6, from 6:00-8:00 pm at Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny.