Obituaries 4/4/19

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Dr. Jerry L. Linder
Dr. Jerry L. Linder died peacefully at home on March 27, 2019 in Orange Park, Florida.  He was born on January 28, 1939 in Omaha, Nebraska to Arthur Leroy Linder and Mary M. Rogers Linder, both deceased. 
He is survived by his wife Sharon K. Linder, son Jerry L. Linder, Jr. (Beth), daughter Cindy S. Linder, grandchildren Drew, Jake, and Eric, and sister Susan L. Gordon (Barry).
Dr. Linder pursued his undergraduate studies at Creighton University and Washington University, and graduated from University of Nebraska School of Dentistry in 1964.
He was a life member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity and also served in the US Navy. 
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, one of the founders of the Orange Park Rotary Club, the founder of the Black Creek Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner, and an Eagle Scout. 
In addition, he was avid family genealogist and historian, and a member of the Clan Campbell Society of North America.
The family extends a special thank you to Betty Barlow and family and Northeast Florida Community Hospice for their care during the past several months.
A celebration of life will be held Friday, April 5, 2019 at 11:00AM at Orange Park Presbyterian Church, 1905 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073 with a reception immediately following at Holiday Inn, Orange Park, FL.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Rotary Club of Orange Park, PO Box 445, Orange Park, FL 32067, Black Creek District Eagle Recognition Dinner-NFC, 521 Edgewood Avenue S., Jacksonville, FL 32205, and Northeast Florida Community Hospice, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257. Arrangements by Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home.

Alma Joyce Goodrich
Alma Joyce Goodrich, 84, of Green Cove Springs, passed away peacefully at home on March 30, 2019.  Joyce was born May 20, 1943 in White Oak, Tennessee to parents, Lloyd and Louetta Lester. 
She was a long-standing member of The First Presbyterian Church of Green Cove Springs, where she spent many years as a Sunday School Teacher and served as an Elder.  She was also very active in the Women’s Club of Lutz, FL during her residence there, and as part of the Junior Women’s Club of Green Cove Springs, FL.  She took pride in raising her 3 children and in volunteering with the PTA in the school system. She loved her children and grandchildren beyond compare, spending much time cooking and crafting with them, and assisting them with school projects and learning.  She especially loved watching and keeping up with her grandchildren in their sporting activities and cheering on her beloved Florida Gators. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Louetta Lester.
She is survived by her husband, Julian Irvin Goodrich; sisters, Ruth Hughes (Lamont) of Union, OH and Betty Bartle (Gene) of Lawrenceville, IL; children, Leslie Shepherd (James) of Ft. Myers, FL, George Goodrich (Susan) of Green Cove Springs, FL and Carrie Dugan (Derek) of Orlando, FL; grandchildren, Andrew and Brandon (Leslie); Kara, Jamis, and Angela (George); Jacalyn and Dominic (Carrie); and 4 great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019 in the Broadus-Raines Chapel.  Funeral services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Green Cove Springs at 10:00 a.m., with a procession and interment following at Springbank Cemetery. 
Please sign the online guest book at www.broadusraines.com. Arrangements are under the care of Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000.

Rodney K. Dressel
Rodney K. Dressel, 74, passed away March 27, 2019 in Orange Park, FL.  He was born to the late Warren John and Lorraine Ann (Christianson) Dressel on January 4, 1945 in Chippewa Falls, WI. 
Rodney came to the area in 1995 from Hinesville, GA and was honest and loyal to all who knew him.  Before retiring from Gibson McDonald Furniture, Rodney retired after proudly serving in the United States Army for 22 years and through two tours in Vietnam. He was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Gordon Dressel and his sister, Judy Denninger.
Rodney is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Edith Dressel; sons, Patrick Dressel (fiancée, Karen) and Bobbie Dressel; sister, Janet Hodowanic (David); sister-in-law, Belinda Dressel and his grandchild, Bristin T. Green.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00am on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Middleburg.  The inurnment, with full military honors, will follow at 1:00pm at the Jacksonville National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Haven Hospice - Custead Care Center in Orange Park, FL for all of the care and compassion they showed to Rodney. Please sign the online guest book at www.broadusraines.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000.

Henry Church, Sr.
Henry Church, Sr., 73, of Keystone Heights, passed away March 30, 2019.  Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center  904-284-7720

Marsha Ennis
Marsha Ennis, 70 of Green Cove Springs, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019. 
Mrs. Ennis was born February 19, 1949 in Inverness, Florida to the late Frank and Norma (Spivey) Jones.  She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. 
Marsha was an executive for Barnett Bank and Vice President of Bank of America, and also was past employed at Clay Today. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Kenneth “Ken” Robinson and by her brother, Guy Jones. 
Survivors are her husband, Henry Lee Ennis of Green Cove Springs, twin sons, Brad and Blake Robinson, brother, Ron “RC” Jones, and numerous grandchildren.  A memorial mass will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Fleming Island with Father Mike Pendergraft presiding. 
Arrangements under the care of Helm-Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1811 Idlewild Avenue, SR 16, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043.  904-284-9696.  www.helmgallagherfh.com

Troy Lee Mosher
Troy Lee Mosher, 40, of Middleburg, FL, passed away March 26, 2019.
Broadus Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000

Edwin Harold Jenkins
Edwin Harold Jenkins, 83 of Green Cove Springs, FL passed away March 31, 2019. Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL  32043. 904-284-7720. www.RHRFH.com

Johnny “Mack” Kirkland
Johnny “Mack” Kirkland, 69, of Orange Park, FL, passed away March 31, 2019.
Broadus Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000

John D. Miller, Sr.
John D. Miller, Sr., 70, of Palatka, FL, passed away March 31, 2019
Broadus Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000

Emmanuel L. Carmona
Emmanuel L. Carmona,  passed away on March 28, 2019.
Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, Florida 32073, (904) 264-1233.

Pearl V. Kenny
Pearl V. Kenny, 87, of Keystone Heights, FL, passed away March 31, 2019
Broadus Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000

Charles Michael Taylor
Charles Michael Taylor passed away Friday, March 29, 2019. Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073, (904) 264-1233.

Willis Larry Sanders
Willis Larry Sanders, 77 of Middleburg, FL passed away March 26, 2019
Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road Green Cove Springs, FL  32043. 904-284-7720 www.RHRFH.com

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