Daily Archives: June 27, 2013
Betty Jane Allen Barbee, 63, of Sanderson died peacefully at her home on Wednesday February 13, 2013. She was born in Jacksonville to the late James and Mary Blackburn Allen and lived in Sanderson the past seven years. Betty and her husband Tom were self-employed in the sports memorabilia business. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and will be dearly missed.
Mrs. Barbee was preceded in death by son Todd Reid, and brothers James and Joseph Allen. Survivors include her husband of 25 years, Thomas H. Barbee Sr.; daughter Gwendolyn Allen of Kansas City, KS; sons Jeffery Reid of St. Augustine and Thomas H. Barbee Jr., of Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren Finley Allen, Lindsey Reid, Sadie Beamenderser, Dalton Reid, Katie Barbee, Skye Nelson and Thomas H. Barbee III; many other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday March 2 at 2 pm at Heritage Park in Macclenny, with Rev. Joe Raulerson officiating. Cedar Bay Funeral Home of Jacksonville is in charge of arrangements.
Elder Mitchel “Mitch” Givens died on February 23, 2013 in Macclenny. He was born August 3, 1921 in Baker County.
The funeral service for Elder Givens will be 2 pm on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Faith Bible Church on US 90 west of Sanderson.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 pm on Friday, March 1 at the Church of God By Faith in Sanderson.
Combs Funeral Home of Lake City was in charge of arrangements.
Bulah Mae Burnham, 72, of Glen St. Mary died on Saturday, February 23, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. A lifelong resident of Baker County, Mrs. Burnham was an avid Florida Gator fan who loved to read, do puzzles, crochet and garden. She was a member of the Sanderson Congregational Holiness Church and loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and friends.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Horace Burnham Sr.; sons Horace (Lorie) Burnham Jr. and Timmie (Cheryl) Burnham, both of Glen St. Mary; daughters Elouise (Robert) Moore of Glen St. Mary, Marline (Jimmy) Walker of Macclenny, Myrtle (Erwin) Taylor and Melissa (Tommy) Richardson, both of Glen St. Mary; sisters Vallie Harris and Rose (Arthur) Belleville, both of Macclenny, Erma (Mitchell) Carter of Jacksonville, Patty (Mike) Combs of Sanderson and Debbie (Paul) McAllister of Raiford; seventeen grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son: Billy Joe Burnham.
The funeral service was held 11 am on Tuesday, February 26, at the Christian Fellowship Temple in Macclenny, FL with Pastor David Thomas and Rev. Oral Lyons officiating. Burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery in Macclenny. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.