• Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Mrs. Mildred M. Thomas

    Mrs. Mildred M. Thomas Mrs. Mildred M. Thomas, 90, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Quality Health of Fernandina Beach. Born in Milton, Fla., she was a daughter of the late Christopher Columbus and Lydia Floyd Mitchell. After graduating from Milton High School, she attended Massey Business College in Jacksonville, Fla. and worked for several…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Death Notices 11.20.19

    Death Notices 11.20.19 Francis J. “Frank” Falter Jr., 82, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Thomas Sheilds Henderson, 87, of Amelia Island, Fla., passed away Friday, November 15, 2019. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Caroline B. Morse, 96, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away November 17, 2019. Green Pine Funeral Home, Cremations & Cemetery Mary…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Linda Bowen Gibson

    Linda Bowen Gibson Linda Bowen Gibson passed away November 7, 2019 at the age of 78. She was surrounded by her family at home in Amelia Island, Florida. Born September 14, 1941 in Charlottesville, Va., Linda was the only child of James Enich Bowen and Helen Louise Bowen. Raised in Charlottesville, she graduated from Saint Anne’s-Belfield School, Hollins College, and…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Dylan Bartolo Hernandez

    Dylan Bartolo Hernandez Dylan Bartolo Hernandez, 19, died at Alvarado Hospital in San Diego, Calif. after a devastating accident on Friday, November 8, 2019. Dylan Hernandez, loving son of Sylvie and Bart Hernandez and youngest brother to Kayla and Julia Hernandez, was born September 30, 2000 in St. Marys, Ga. He attended St. Michael Academy on Amelia Island, Fla. from pre-kindergarten…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Sylvia Horry

    Sylvia Horry The funeral service for Sylvia Horry will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the First Assembly of God, located at 302 S. 14th St. in Fernandina Beach, Fla. The visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2019 at Harvest Outreach Ministries, located at 905 Broome St. in Fernandina Beach. Interment will be in…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Herbert Hover Montgomery

    Herbert Hover Montgomery Mr. Herbert Hover Montgomery, 91, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away Monday morning, November 11, 2019 at Community Hospice at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla. Born December 30, 1927 in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the second youngest of eight children born to the late Joseph Isreal Clay Montgomery and Estella Mae Simmons. He grew up in Brooklyn,…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Albert Augustus Stoddard Jr.

    Albert Augustus Stoddard Jr. Albert Augustus Stoddard Jr., 93, of Yulee, Fla., died November 6, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. Al was born September 20, 1926 in Jacksonville Beach, Fla. to Albert A. Stoddard Sr. and Ruth Mier Stoddard. He grew up in Neptune Beach and Palm Valley (Ponte Vedra…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Bruce Theo Massey

    Bruce Theo Massey Bruce Theo Massey, 63, passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday, November 3, 2019 while on a hunting trip in Georgia. Born in Georgetown, S.C., Bruce was a son of John and Mary Massey. He moved with his family to Fernandina Beach, Fla. at a young age. He graduated from Fernandina Beach High School in 1974. Bruce…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    DEATH NOTICES 11.13.2019

    DEATH NOTICES 11.13.2019 Mrs. Cheryl Bibik, 74, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Charles “Donnie” Davis, 83, of Yulee, Fla., passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2019 in the…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Mrs. Peggy Ann Marsh Weatherford

    Mrs. Peggy Ann Marsh Weatherford Mrs. Peggy Ann Marsh Weatherford, 93, of Greensboro, Ga., passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 at The Glenn at Lake Oconee Village. Funeral Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Metter Primitive Baptist Church. Interment will be in Old Canoochee Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will take place 1 to 2:30…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    John W. Jenkins III

    John W. Jenkins III John W. Jenkins III, known to friends and family as “Woody,” passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at his son’s home in Waterford, Va. while visiting with family. Woody and his wife, Deborah “Debbie” Kelley Jenkins, had just celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary. Woody was born in Baltimore, Md. in March 1951. He was just…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    George Scott McIsaac

    George Scott McIsaac George Scott McIsaac died of complications following surgery on September 28, 2019 in Fernandina Beach, Fla. A son of Scottish immigrants, George was born in Auburn, N.Y. on July 25, 1930. In his youth, he was an Eagle Scout who attended Auburn public schools, and later in life he was named to the Auburn High School Athletic…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Timothy Miller Sr.

    Timothy Miller Sr. Timothy “Timmy” Miller Sr., 54, passed away Sunday morning, November 3, 2019 at his Yulee, Fla. residence. Timmy was a life-long resident of the Yulee area. He was known as a hard worker who lived for his family, and he loved fishing. He was predeceased by his father, Harold Miller; brother, Neil Miller; and sister, Pamela Trull.…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Mr. William O. Skipper

    Mr. William O. Skipper Mr. William O. Skipper (Bill), 67, of Chester, Yulee, Fla., passed peacefully November 3, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. Bill was a metal fabricator for most of his life and could build anything with precision. He was a sweet, gentle soul loved by all he met.…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Mrs. Peggy Faye Purvis Snow

    Mrs. Peggy Faye Purvis Snow Mrs. Peggy Faye Purvis Snow, 74, of Adrian, Ga., passed away peacefully at Scott Health and Rehabilitation Center on Saturday afternoon, November 2, 2019. Born in Fernandina, Fla., she was the only daughter and the eldest of three children born to the late Okie and Dora Beatrice Rowland Purvis. She grew up in downtown Fernandina…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Death Notices 11.06.2019

    Death Notices 11.06.2019 Robert J. Beaman Sr., CW2, U.S. Army, Ret., 75, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019 in Huntsville, Ala. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2019 at Jacksonville National Cemetery with full military honors. Green Pine Funeral Home, Cremations & Cemetery Joan P. Foshee, 88, of Atlanta, Ga. and Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Ronald N. Leyendecker

    Ronald N. Leyendecker Ronald N. Leyendecker, 83, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Monday evening, October 28, 2019. He was born February 28, 1936 in Massachusetts to Jacob and Mary Rose Leyendecker and served in the U.S. Marines. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jacqueline Leyendecker, and son, Scott Leyendecker. He is survived…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Norman Joseph Pineault

    Norman Joseph Pineault Norman Joseph Pineault, 81, passed away Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. after a long illness. Norm is survived by his wife of 34 years, Sandy; daughter, Lyn Skibinski née Pineault; husband Steve); son, David (wife Lori); and five grandchildren, Nolan, Jason, Kyle, Alexander, and…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Jimmy Joseph Simmons

    Jimmy Joseph Simmons Jimmy Joseph Simmons, 66, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully Monday, October 28, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. Jimmy attended Fernandina Beach High School and graduated in 1971. After graduation he began his career at Terminal Paper Bag Company, where he retired after 25 years. He…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Harriet Baxley Nolan

    Harriet Baxley Nolan Harriet Baxley Nolan, 82, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019 after an extended illness. Born April 12, 1937, in Pensacola, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Dr. Harry Bryan and Aleathea Hull Baxley. She was raised in Donalsonville, Ga. and graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in education.…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Death Notices 10.30.19

    Death Notices 10.30.19 Maria Care, 91, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Dalton Cameron Feuerborn, 27, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019 at his home. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors William Henderson, 65, passed away October 24,…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Sandra Kendall

    Sandra Kendall A Memorial Service in memory of Mrs. Sandra Kendall will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 28, 2019 in the Rosa Glover Holmes Memorial Chapel in Jacksonville, Fla. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Rear Admiral Gene Kendall; sons, Jerome and Scott (Angela); grandchildren, Joe, Gemmarose and Scott Jr.; sisters, Rene, Peggy and Sara;…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Wanda G. Perdue

    Wanda G. Perdue Wanda G. Perdue, 61, passed away October 19, 2019. She was born September 4, 1958 the beloved daughter of Earl L. Perdue Sr. and Norma M. (Wolff) Perdue. A kind and gentle person, Wanda sponsored numerous international children and donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, many times putting others’ needs before her own, the good Christian…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Ruth Estelle Barth

    Ruth Estelle Barth Ruth Estelle Barth, 96, passed away October 15, 2019, in Fernandina Beach, Fla., where she had moved to be near her daughter and son-in-law. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald H. Barth. Previously, she had lived on her beloved farm in Mehoopany, Pa., where she took special pleasure in her flowerbeds and her Christmas…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Roland Ethier

    Roland Ethier Roland Ethier, 100, of Yulee, Fla., passed away Monday, October 14, 2019. He was born in 1919 in Mansonville, Quebec to Christine and Edmond Ethier. He was always proud of his French heritage, which led to the discovery that his ancestors were among the earliest settlers of Quebec, including the Filles du Roi. He grew up on a…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Rhonda Jean Crews King

    Rhonda Jean Crews King Rhonda Jean Crews King, loving mother of two daughters and four grandchildren, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at the age of 66 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeast Florida at St. Vincent’s HealthCare after an extended illness that she fought with much courage. Rhonda was born November 4, 1952 in Folkston, Ga. to…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Death Notices 10.23.19

    Death Notices 10.23.19 Russell Dennis Chunn, 77, passed away October 10, 2019. Eternity Funeral Homes & Cremations – Nassau   John G. Deemer, 68, of Amelia Island, Fla., passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors   Henry Heer, 67, passed away October 19, 2019. Eternity Funeral Homes & Cremations – Nassau   Wanda Perdue, 61, passed away October…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Theresa Elizabeth Benjamin

    Theresa Elizabeth Benjamin Ms. Theresa Elizabeth Benjamin was born in Fernandina Beach, Fla. on February 15, 1961 and placed in the loving arms of her mother, Loretta Benjamin (Ward). Theresa was called home October 7, 2019 at the age of 58. After graduating from Fernandina Beach High School in 1979, Theresa continued her studies at FCCJ and graduated as a…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Patricia Grummon Clegg

    Patricia Grummon Clegg Patricia Grummon Clegg, 89, of Amelia Island, Fla., passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. Born in White Plains, N.Y., she was the second of three daughters born to the late Charles P. Grummon and Dorothy Simmons Grummond. She grew up in New York…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Robin Hickey

    Robin Hickey Robin “Rosie” Hickey, 54, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019 at her Fernandina Beach, Fla. residence. She was born August 15, 1965 in Brunswick, Ga. and moved to Fernandina Beach in 1975. Rosie was looking forward to the birth of her first grandchild. She was a good-hearted woman who loved animals and the outdoors, whether it was just…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Daniel J. Schleppe

    Daniel J. Schleppe Surrounded by his wife and three children, Daniel J. Schleppe passed away peacefully from complications of a stroke Monday, September 30, 2019 while on holiday visiting family in Vancouver, B.C. The oldest of five children, Dan was born April 17, 1939 in Kelowna, B.C., Canada. During Dan’s youth, his family moved to Trail, B.C., where he graduated…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Michael Patrick Casey

    Michael Patrick Casey Michael (Mike) Patrick Casey, 75, of Amelia Island, Fla., succumbed to pneumonia September 30, 2019, following a long illness. A native of St. Louis, Mo., Mike grew up in Normandy, Mo., where he attended St. Ann Catholic Church and later graduated from Christian Brothers College (CBC) High School. After earning his Bachelor of Arts in Engineering from…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Landon Scott Cheatham

    Landon Scott Cheatham Landon Scott “Buddy” Cheatham, 41, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Baptist Medical Center Nassau. On Tuesday, February 7, 1978 at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Md., Landon Scott Cheatham was born to Mr. Leon Scott Cheatham and the late Mrs. Jennie Maybell Cheatham. After a three-month stay in the NICU,…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Eleanor Barker Conway

    Eleanor Barker Conway Mrs. Eleanor “Grace” Barker Conway, 90, of Yulee, Fla., passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019. She was born October 4, 1928 in Jacksonville, Fla. to the late Vess Cola Taylor Barker and Carl Oliver Barker. Grace came to Christ at the age of 24 at Ramona Boulevard Baptist Church. She worked as a human resources placement agent…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Lucinda Jo Glenn

    Lucinda Jo Glenn Lucinda Jo “Cindy” Glenn died October 3, 2019 from pneumonia at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Born November 10, 1947, she was the daughter of Gordon and Dorothy Jean Perry Glenn of Winfield, Iowa, publishers of the Winfield Beacon for many years. She was born at the old Mercy Hospital that stood at the corner…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Naomi Loretta Prince Rauls

    Naomi Loretta Prince Rauls Mrs. Naomi Loretta Prince Rauls, 66, of Yulee, Fla., passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2019 at her home. Born May 12 in Fernandina Beach, Fla., she was the daughter of the late George Lorinza Prince and Daisey Mae Prince. She grew up in O’Neal, Fla. and attended Peck High School and FCCJ of Jacksonville,…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Mallory Donald Wilder

    Mallory Donald Wilder Mallory Donald Wilder, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Friday, October 4, 2019 in hospice care. He was born March 14, 1945 at Humphreys Memorial Hospital in Fernandina Beach as the son of the late Gorenflo and Jaunita Wilder.  He shrimped as a young boy with his father, Gorenflo Wilder, and his two older brothers, Gonnie and…