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    ‘Jim’ Bennett, 83, of Starke

    James “Jim” Ellis Bennett, 83, of Starke passed away on Tuesday, November 5 at Shands UF in Gainesville after a brief illness. He was born in Baker County to Aaron and Crissy Bennett. Mr. Bennett was a resident of Baker County until he and his wife moved to Starke in 1988. Jim was a carpenter by trade and a veteran…

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    ‘Jim’ Bennett, 83, of Starke

    James “Jim” Ellis Bennett, 83, of Starke passed away on Tuesday, November 5 at Shands UF in Gainesville after a brief illness. He was born in Baker County to Aaron and Crissy Bennett. Mr. Bennett was a resident of Baker County until he and his wife moved to Starke in 1988. Jim was a carpenter by trade and a veteran…

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    Service for Edward Hardenbrook

    Edward Lee Hardenbrook, 83, of Starke passed away Sunday, November 10 at St. Vincent’s Southside in Jacksonville. He was born July 31, 1936 in Starke to Jessie James and Annie Mary Magyari Hardenbrook. Edward honorably served his country in the United States Army. Read More »

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    Service held for Robert Beese

    Robert Harley Beese Jr., 59, passed away on Wednesday, October 30 at St. Vincent’s Riverside Hospital, Jacksonville. Robert was born on October 25, 1960 to the late Robert Harley and Lillian Hodges Beese Sr., and was an avid hunter and a member of the Butler Bay Sportsman’s Club. Read More »

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    ‘Les’ Green, 78, of Macclenny

    Byron L. “Les” Green, 78, of Macclenny passed away on Monday, October 28 at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville after a brief illness. He was born on June 23, 1941 in Detroit, Mich. to Byron L. and Jessie Roberta (Link) Green. Read More »

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    ‘Margie’ Gilbert-Thompson, 65

    Annie Gilbert-Thompson, 65, passed away on Thursday, October 31 in Jacksonville at the Acosta-Rua Hospice Community Center. Annie was born October 8, 1954 to Mary Alice Gilbert and Joseph Mack. Annie, affectionately known as “Margie,” resided in Macclenny and was educated in the Baker County school system. Read More »

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    Richard Alexander, 72, of Baldwin

    Richard Glen Alexander, 72, of Baldwin passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Community Hospice at St. Vincent’s Riverside. Mr. Alexander was born in Flint, Michigan to Mr. and Mrs. James Alexander on December 5, 1946. Read More »

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    Lifelong resident Leonard Norman

    Leonard L. Norman, 80, of Macclenny passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Acosta Rua Center for Caring in Jacksonville with his family by his side. Mr. Norman was born in Baker County and lived here his entire life. Read More »

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    Service Saturday for Geraldine Smith

    Memorialization will be by cremation. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the American Liver Foundation in honor of Diane at www.liverfoundation.org. Arrangements are under the direction of Forbes of Forbes Funeral Home, Macclenny.

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    Diane Marsh, 73, of Macclenny

    Diane Saturday Marsh, 73, of Macclenny passed away Wednesday, October 2 at her home. Diane was born March 18, 1946 in Evans County, Ga. to the late Levi P. and Bessie (Miles) Parks Jr. She grew up in New Smyrna Beach and spent many years in the Cocoa area before moving to Baker County about 30 years ago. Ms. Marsh…

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    Donald Keene, 67, of Macclenny

    Geraldine Jackson Smith, 70, departed this life on Sunday, October 6. Geraldine was born in Olustee on January 5, 1949, and educated in the Baker County school system. She received the baptism of the Holy Ghost at an early age and joined the Emmanuel COGIC. Read More »

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    Rebekah Long, 73, of Macclenny

    Rebekah M. Long, 73, of Macclenny died Thursday, September 26 at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital, Macclenny, following a brief illness. Mrs. Long was born in Jacksonville and resided in Macclenny for the past 53 years. Read More »

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    Lifelong resident Geraldine Altman

    Geraldine Crews Altman, 92, of Macclenny died Friday, September 20 at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital, Macclenny following a brief illness. Mrs. Altman was a lifelong resident of Macclenny and retired from the Baker County Sheriff’s Department as a cook at the county jail after 10 years of service. She also was the former owner of Macclenny Shoe Store for over…

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    Betty Merritt, 72, of Macclenny

    Betty Ann Merritt, 72, of Macclenny passed away on Monday, September 23 at Macclenny Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Ruskin, FL on October 2, 1946 to John Joseph and Alletta Tyner Hart, Sr. Read More »

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    Derrik Griffis, 51, of Raiford

    Derrik Bryan Griffis, 51, of Raiford passed away on Saturday, September 14 at his job. He was born in Starke on June 22, 1968 to Neil and Betty Tyson Griffis. Derrik was a lifelong resident of Union County. Read More »

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    William Leslie Croft Sr.

    William Leslie Croft Sr., 97 of Jasper, FL passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 10 in the Surrey Place Care Center in Live Oak, FL. Mr. Croft was born in White Springs, FL to William C. and Malpha Brady Croft. He lived many years in Macclenny before moving to Jasper 14 years ago. Mr. Croft enlisted in the U.S. Navy…

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    Dwight Groves

    The funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Croft was held on September 14 in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny with Rev. Jason Love officiating. Interment followed at Oak Grove Cemetery.

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    Vince Smallwood

    Zackary Vincent Smallwood, Sr 92, passed away on Sunday, September 15 at his home with family by his side. He was the son of pioneer Floridians Lucius Parks and Bethel Drury Smallwood of Levy County, FL. Read More »

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    Deacon Isaiah (Ike) Tisdale Sr.

    Deacon Isaiah (Ike) Tisdale Sr., 72, departed this life on Thursday, September 12 at his home in Macclenny with his family by his side. He was born in Macclenny on September 29, 1946 to the late Marion Tisdale and Annie Mae Rollins, and was the oldest of 18 children born to that union. Read More »