• Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Gary Stone Watkins

    Gary Stone Watkins Gary Stone Watkins, 76, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. Gary was born July 28, 1943 in Waycross, Ga. to the late Claude McAdoo and Jewell Stone Watkins. He was a graduate of Fernandina Beach High School and an…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Death Notices 09.18.19

    Death Notices 09.18.19 Rose Stukenberg Bennett, 70, of Fort Collins, Colo. and formerly of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away September 10, 2019. No services are planned at this time Goes Funeral Care   Leona Marie Coleman passed away Monday, September 16, 2019. Funerals by T.S. Warden   Pamela Sue Graham, 62, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Thursday, September 12,…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Death Notices 9/13/19

    Larry Chaney, 56, passed away August 30, 2019. Eternity Funeral Homes & Cremations – Nassau   Roger B. Hilton Jr., 49, of Yulee, Fla., passed away Friday, September 6, 2019. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors   Robert “Bobby” Lee Kurlin, 78, of Yulee, Fla., passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Quality Health of Fernandina Beach, Fla. Eternity Funeral Homes &…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Betsy R. Ryan

    Betsy R. Ryan, 85, of Yulee, Fla., passed away September 10, 2019 in Fernandina Beach, Fla. She was born April 23, 1934 in Sabama Grande, Puerto Rico and lived in Ocala, Fla. for 25 years before moving to Yulee two months ago. She was a member of Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church in Ocala. Mrs. Ryan loved teaching.…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Janet Louise Herring

    The funeral service for Janet Louise Herring will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the River of Praise Worship Center, located at 83410 St. Mark Dr. in Yulee. The visitation will be held 10 a.m. until the hour of the service Saturday at the church. Please sign the family guest book www.tswarden.com. Funerals By T. S.…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Walter Aaron Bland Sr.

    Walter Aaron Bland Sr. Walter Aaron (Buck) Bland Sr., 73, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 5, 2019 after an extended illness. Buck was born August 11, 1946 in Douglas, Ga. to Julian and Dorothy Bland of Jacksonville, Ga. He attended Telfair County schools, was retired from General Motors Corporation, and was an Army veteran. Buck had resided for the past…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Mike Bowen

    Mike Bowen Mr. Mike Bowen, 55, of Lyons, Ga., died Friday, September 5, 2019, in Jackson, Ala. after a sudden illness. He was a native of Toombs County, Ga. and was a graduate of Fernandina Beach High School. His career as a truck driver took him numerous places in 38 years. Mike was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Russell Aubrey Tyson

    Russell Aubrey Tyson Mr. Russell Aubrey Tyson, 79, went to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday morning, September 8, 2019, at his residence in Blackshear, Ga. He was born in Millwood, Ga., but he lived most of his life in Fernandina Beach, Fla. before moving to Blackshear in 2006. Aubrey’s mother passed away when he was 3 years old…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Death Notices 09.11.19

    Death Notices 09.11.19 Mrs. Pricilla M. DeRaimo, 95, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Friday, September 6, 2019. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Melissa Margaret Mock, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Monday, September 9, 2019. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 13, 2019 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Section:  Obituaries

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Doreen Joanne Nelson Johnson

    Doreen Joanne Nelson Johnson Mrs. Doreen Joanne Nelson Johnson, 88, of Amelia Island, Fla., passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019 at Osprey Village. She was born in Rockford, Ill. to the late Victor Bernard and Hazel Marie Nelson Jr. After graduating from East Rockford High School, she continued her education at the University of Wisconsin and Rockford College, where she…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Angela V. Loper

    Angela V. Loper Angela “Angie” V. Loper, 52, of Yulee, Fla., passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla. A native of Jacksonville, Angie was the daughter of the late James C. and Rene Sloan Gray.  She was a graduate of Victory Christian Academy and followed a program of study to be a dental…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Blanche McHugh Collins

    Blanche McHugh Collins Blanche McHugh Collins, lovingly known as B.C., passed away August 20, 2019 after a week of farewells from her loving husband, children, and grandchildren. B.C. was born in Zachary, La. and graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in Baton Rouge, La. She attended St. Mary’s College of Notre Dame and graduated from Louisiana State University. Geaux Tigers! It…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Phyllis Bak-Dietrich

    Phyllis Bak-Dietrich Phyllis Bak-Dietrich, 74, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away August 27, 2019. She was born in Toledo, Ohio and moved 16 years ago to Fernandina Beach from Macon, Ga. She was employed by The Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island as an administrative assistant in the sales office. Mrs. Bak-Dietrich was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and the…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Death Notices 08.30.2019

    Death Notices 08.30.2019 Kenneth G. Ernest, 78, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away August 28, 2019. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors   Nicolas R. Yeomans Sr., 71, of Yulee, Fla., passed away August 28, 2019. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Green Pine Funeral Home, Cremations & Cemetery Section:  Obituaries Tags:  Death Notices 08.30.2019

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Gregory Green

    Gregory Green Gregory Green, 72, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. surrounded by his family. He was born in Auburn, N.Y. to William Robert and Wilda Ray Green and grew up in Weedsport, N.Y. Greg knew his future wife, Judy Bibbens, his…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Joyce Virginia Harris

    Joyce Virginia Harris Joyce Virginia Harris, 81 of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully Friday, August 23, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Shamrock, Fla. to the late Wesley and Juanita Hurst Petty and grew up in Cross City, Fla. As a teenager, she travelled to Fernandina Beach and met the love of her life, Earl…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Margaret Portier

    Margaret Portier Margaret “Ann” Portier passed away peacefully Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the age of 81. Ann was born December 13, 1937 in Jacksonville, Fla. but lived in Fernandina Beach for most of her life. Ann was a kind, gentle person who loved the Lord and her family. She was known for having a giving nature, trying to take…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Shellman Paul Stevenson

    Shellman Paul Stevenson Shellman Paul Stevenson, 76, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed Friday, August 23, 2019 at Arbor Terrace San Jose in Jacksonville. Paul was born in Fernandina Beach, Fla. a son of the late Steve and Eunice Stevenson of Fernandina Beach. He was a longtime resident of Jacksonville and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Paul was an avid…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Death Notices 08.28.19

    Death Notices 08.28.19 Phyllis Bak-Dietrich, 74, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Green Pine Funeral Home, Cremations & Cemetery   William H. Durance, 69, of Yulee, Fla., passed away Friday, August 23, 2019. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Section:  Obituaries Tags:  Death…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Emily Sean Kline

    Emily Sean Kline Emily Sean Kline, 14, of Yulee, Fla., passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at UF Health in Jacksonville, Fla. Emily was born July 19, 2005 in Jacksonville and moved to Yulee with her family 12 years ago. She attended the Journey Church and was a student at Yulee High School. Emily was tender hearted, compassionate, and kind.…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Janice L. Zoghby

    Janice L. Zoghby Janice L. Zoghby, 72, went to be with the Lord on August 20, 2019 surrounded by her family while in the care of Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. She was born August 15, 1947 in Bonifay, Fla. to Mattie B. Forehand. Janice graduated from Fernandina Beach High School and…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Death Notice 08.23.19

    Death Notice 08.23.19 Margaret Ann Portier, 81, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away August 22, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Green Pine Funeral Home, Cremations & Cemetery Section:  Obituaries Tags:  Death Notice 08.23.19

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Fred E. Haworth Sr.

    Fred E. Haworth Sr. Mr. Fred E. Haworth Sr., 90, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. He was born in Hickory, N.C. to the late Fred Dixon and Hulda Huffman Haworth. His family moved to Mayport, Fla. and that is where he grew up. He served…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Robert P. Legg

    Robert P. Legg The family of Robert P. Legg announces his passing to the Lord on August 16, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. He was 83 years old. Bob was a very humble man, land surveyor, business leader, mentor, avid golfer, and beloved patriarch of his family. A longtime resident…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Raymond Allen Perry Sr.

    Raymond Allen Perry Sr. Raymond Allen Perry Sr., 75, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away August 17, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care Center at UF Health in Jacksonville, Fla. He was born August 10, 1944 in Homerville, Ga. to the late Luther Luther Perry and Eyvonne Parker and worked in manufacturing. In addition to his parents, he was…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Nancy Speck

    Nancy Speck Nancy Speck, a former resident of Amelia Island, Fla., died August 12, 2019 in Brentwood,Tenn. A Tennessee Tech graduate, Nancy taught school in Nashville and had a long career with IBM. After retirement, she moved to Amelia Island and took up golf, playing often. She was predeceased by her parents, Enloe and Frances Speck of Algood, Tenn. She…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Lt. Cmdr. Nolan C. Sowell

    Lt. Cmdr. Nolan C. Sowell Retired U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Nolan C. Sowell, 87, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. He was born October 18, 1931 to Millard F. Sowell and Gussie Exum Sowell in Wausau, Fla. He started his United…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Geraldine “Jerri” Nalls Greeson

    Geraldine “Jerri” Nalls Greeson Geraldine “Jerri” Nalls Greeson, 72, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. A native of Fernandina Beach, she was a daughter of the late James and Lettie Higginbotham Nalls. She graduated from Yulee High School and retired as a…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Izel Harvey Jenkins

    Izel Harvey Jenkins A Memorial Service for Izel Harvey Jenkins will be at 6 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2019 in Burns Hall at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 801 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, Fla. Visitation will be 4:30-6 p.m. the same day in the Parish Hall. He is survived by a brother, William (Marjory) Richo; a sister, Flora Jenkins Guy; aunts,…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Death Notices 08.16.19

    Death Notices 08.16.19 Shelton Lloyd Baker, 68, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 13, 2019 surrounded by his family at Baptist Medical Center Downtown in Jacksonville, Fla. A celebration of his life will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2019 at Community Baptist Church, 85326 Winona Bayview Road, Yulee, Fla., with pastor Rev. Carl Lindsay…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Frances S. Barfield

    Frances S. Barfield Frances S. Barfield (Gardner), 81, from Macon, Ga., Donalsonville, Ga., and Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away July 31, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones in Fernandina Beach. She was born in Brinson, Ga. the daughter of the late Remus Gardner and Debbie Gardner (Barber). She was predeceased by her husband, Jack Barfield, and son, Marvin L Barfield…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Charles L. Christian

    Charles L. Christian Charles L. Christian, M.D., a beloved mentor and revered icon in academic medicine, died Sunday morning, August 11, 2019 in Fernandina Beach, Fla. surrounded by his family. An insightful and caring clinician, a dedicated and influential teacher of physicians throughout the world, a groundbreaking scientist, and a consummate gentleman, it is unlikely that academic medicine will see…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Jim Hill McClung Sr.

    Jim Hill McClung Sr. Jim Hill McClung Sr., 82, passed away August 8, 2019 at his residence on Amelia Island, Fla. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Sara Josephine McClung, in 2012. He leaves behind his son, Jim Hill McClung Jr. and his wife, Patricia Ann, of Clayton, Ga.; his daughter, Karen McClung Feuerborn and…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Melanie Cobb Parsons

    Melanie Cobb Parsons Melanie Cobb Parsons, 61, of Macon, Ga., went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 10, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer. Melanie formerly lived in Athens, Ga., Brunswick, Ga., Brewton, Ala., Amelia Island, Fla., and Williamsburg, Va. Melanie was born in Athens on August 31, 1957 to Marjorie and Leonard Cobb.…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Death Notices 08.14.2019

    Death Notices 08.14.2019 Hazel Evans, 96, passed away peacefully August 4, 2019. Eternity Funeral Homes & Cremations – Nassau George Hayes, 59, passed away peacefully July 18, 2019. Eternity Funeral Homes & Cremations – Nassau Mr. John Andrew Heck, 84, of Fernandina Beach, Fla. passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Martin Key, 71, passed away peacefully July…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Joseph Camp

    Joseph Camp Joseph “Glenn” Camp, 51, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 12, 2019. Glenn was born November 20, 1967 in Fernandina Beach, Fla. and was a lifelong resident of the area. He was an auto mechanic and a jack-of-all-trades. He loved working with his hands, riding his motorcycle, camping, and fishing. He loved adventures of any kind. Glenn was known…

  • Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

    Hazel Belle Evans

    Hazel Belle Evans Hazel Belle (Brumley) Evans passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019. She was born on February 4, 1923 in Iberia, Mo., where she grew up on a farm with no electricity or plumbing. The fourth of seven sisters, she combined with two of her sisters to win the high school state basketball championship. After attending Missouri University on…