Obituaries 9/7/17

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Pashia Ruth Shedd
Pashia Ruth Shedd, 72 of Green Cove Springs, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, August 26, 2017.
Mrs. Shedd was born June 16, 1945 in Hubert, North Carolina to the late Fred Thomas and Tiney (Morton) Cannon. She worked for the Clay County School board for over 20 years. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, collecting antiques, visiting friends, and spending time with her family.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband, William John Shedd, and her children, Harry Major Russell, Jr., Harry Major Russell, Tina Marie Russell Gallaher, and Anita Sue Russell.
Survivors are her children, Thomas Major Russell, Leondas “Leon” Major Russell, and Katie Laura Marcyes (Ryan) all of Green Cove Springs, step-children, Deborah Brooker (Craig) and Jane Hansford (Lonnie) both of Green Cove Springs, siblings, Jack Cannon (Jaqueline), Judy Strain, and Daisy Wells (Bud) of North Carolina and Ray Cannon (Laura) of Florida. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Jennifer Mitchell (Josh), Darla Edge Wilson, Rhonda Edge, Taylor Russell, Jacob Russell, Kayla Russell, Camron Russell, Teagan Russell, Zedek Russell, Ashia Russell-Marcyes, Chase Dixon (Jessie), and Shalene Reed (David), and great grandchildren, Carson Orender, Gracie Dixon, Brody Dixon and Jesse Reed.
Funeral Services were held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 1, 2017 in the Chapel of Helm-Gallagher Funeral Home, 1811 Idlewild Avenue, SR 16, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 with Pastor Rev. Ronnie Surrency officiating. The family requests donations to be made in Mrs. Shedd’s name to VyStar Account 7506809160. Arrangements are under the care of Helm-Gallagher Funeral Home and Cremation Services,1811 Idlewild Ave. Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. 904-284-9696. www.helmgallagherfh.com

William I. Perdue
William I. Perdue of Keystone Heights, FL, passed away on Sunday September 3, 2017, at the Custead Care Center of Haven Hospice, Orange Park from complications of injuries sustained in a car fire in February 2017.
Mr. Perdue passed away with his wife, Judith R. Perdue of Keystone Heights by his side on the morning of their 46th wedding anniversary. Mr. Perdue was born April 5, 1943, in Jacksonville, FL to his parents Frederick M. Perdue, Sr. and Elizabeth Lillian Plaxco Perdue. He attended local public schools and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1961. Mr. Perdue attended the University of Florida where he was a member of Alpha Gamma Rho professional fraternity, and sang in the University of Florida chorus. He also attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Mr. Perdue also grew up on Lake Brooklyn in Keystone Heights where he spent many days enjoying boating and water skiing. During his later life he also enjoyed toy train collecting and going to toy train shows, singing in the choirs of Riverside Presbyterian Church, bird watching, boating and eating in many different restaurants in Florida and Georgia. He retired from the Clay County Property Appraiser’s Office in December of 2008.
In addition to his wife Judi, he is survived by his brother, Frederick M. Perdue, Jr. (Linda), of Fultondale, AL., 2 nephews Christopher Perdue and Timothy Perdue, both of Fultondale, AL, many cousins including Margaret Dart Love, of Jacksonville, Jody Love and his son Mitchell, of Jacksonville, Carolyn Love Veros (David) and their children Natalie and Tripp of St. Augustine, FL, Margaret Carroll Hartman (John) of Jacksonville, FL, Bryant S. Carroll III (Kelly) and their sons Bryant S. Carroll IV and Robert of New Orleans, LA, a great-niece, Kesley Perdue and a great-nephew, Tanner Perdue, both of Jasper, AL. He was predeceased by his parents, nephew Geoffrey Scott Perdue of Jasper, AL and cousins Carolyn Dart Carroll (Bryant S. Carroll, Jr.) and Florence Dart (Horace Dart). Memorial Services to be held at Riverside Presbyterian Church 849 Park St., Jacksonville, FL on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM, weather permitting. In the event of severe weather, Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM will be the alternate date of the Memorial Service. Burial and graveside services will take place at Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery, 111 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 8, 2017. The family will receive friends prior to services, from 12:30 until 1:45 PM in the parlor of Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made in Bill’s name to the organ fund or Music Ministry of Riverside Presbyterian Church, or a charity of your choice. The family wishes to thank all the many wonderful doctors, nurses and caregivers who have devoted so much time and energy in caring for Bill during this past year, including the staffs at Kindred Hospital - North Florida in Green Cove Springs, Heartland Health Care Center in Orange Park, Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL, Haven Hospice in Orange Park and Orange Park Medical Center.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jacksonvillememorygardens.com

Cynthia Hammis
Cynthia Hammis, 57, of Middleburg, FL passed away August 29, 2017. Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center 904-284-7720.

Kerry Royalty
Kerry Royalty, 56, of Keystone Heights, passed away September 1, 2017. Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center 904-284-7720.

Sarah Louise Lane
Sarah Louise Lane, 90, of Middleburg, FL, passed away September 2, 2017. BROADUS-RAINES FUNERAL HOME, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000

Judith L. Butler
Judith L. Butler passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017. Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue Orange Park, Florida 32073, (904) 264-1233.

Barbara Poteete
Barbara Poteete, 79, of Middleburg, FL passed away August 30, 2017. Please sign the family’s online guestbook at www.broadusraines.com. Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000

Richard Allen Fry
Richard Allen Fry, 81 of Green Cove Springs, FL passed away September 3, 2017. Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. 904-284-7720. www.RHRFH.com

Marie Minton
Marie Minton, of Green Cove Springs, passed away September 3, 2017. Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center 904-284-7720.

John Joseph Whitehurst
John Joseph Whitehurst, 75 of Jacksonville, FL passed away August 30, 2017. Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. 904-284-7720 www.RHRFH.com

Frances E. Williams

Frances E. Williams, 88, of Orange Park, FL passed away September 5, 2017.Please sign the family’s online guestbook at www.broadusraines.com Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000

 

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