Obituaries 7/2/20

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Joseph Wendell Jones
Joseph Wendell Jones, of Orange Park, Florida, passed away on June 24th, 2020 after reaching the age of 79.
After several bouts of failing health, Joe died peacefully in his home with his beloved wife Lynn Etta Jones.
Joe was born to Virgie and John Jones in Brooklyn, Alabama on December 29, 1940. He was rooted around hard work, commitment, and determination. Joe graduated from W.S. Neal High School as the Captain of the Football team and Vice President of Beta Club. He proceeded to Foothill College where he completed a CA Associate’s Degree.
After Joe graduated, he sought a career with the United States Navy. His path started as a Radar Navigator.
Through his admirable work ethic and leadership Joe rose to the rank of Command Master Chief. After retiring from active duty, Joe continued his career into the Civil Service at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
Joe’s hobbies consisted of fishing, tying his own fly lures, researching current affairs, and staying up to date with world politics. But Joe also had a passion for his coin collection and would spend hours researching their history.
Aside from his professional career and hobbies, Joe was dedicated to being a husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend.
Joe was always there to lend a hand to anyone in need, sometimes even more than he was able to.
His life was an accomplishment for himself and others.
Joe is survived by his wife, Lynn E. Jones, daughters, Stacey and Candice, grandchildren, Cory, Chloe, Sarah, and Kaleb, great grandson Riley, brother, David, and sister, Brenda.
Joe will always be remembered for his wholesomeness, kindness, and ability to inspire others.
The world was his oyster, and “Joe would go.”
Funeral and Memorial services will only be extended to immediate family.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Safe Animal Shelter of Middleburg - 2913 County Road 220, Middleburg, FL 32068.Please sign the family’s online guestbook at www.broadusraines.com
Arrangements are under the care of Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. (904) 284-4000

Carol Ann Haydt
Carol Ann Haydt, 79, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Riverwood Health and Rehabilitation Center in Starke, FL.
Carol was born November 21, 1940 in Indian Head, MD. She was a retired bus driver for Clay County Bus Transportation. She loved and enjoyed all the kids.
She is preceded in death by her father Thomas Bolger and son Thomas (Tommy) Haydt.
She is survived by her husband Robert Haydt, son Ronnie Haydt, daughter-in-law Mary Haydt, and 2 grandchildren: Courtney Haydt and Trevor Haydt.
The family received friends on Sunday, June 28 from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the Broadus-Raines Chapel. Funeral services were on Monday, June 29 at 10:00am with Pastor Joe Barrie officiating. Interment followed at Hickory Grove Cemetery.
Please sign the family’s online guestbook at www.broadusraines.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. (904) 284-4000

Carl Stephen Smith
Carl Stephen Smith “Daddy-pooh”, 49, of Green Cove Springs, FL went home peacefully on June 27, 2020.
Stephen was born April 9, 1971 in Jacksonville, FL. He was a loving, supportive husband of 32 years to his wife, Gloria Ruth Smith; a loving father to his two children, Carl Jr. (Lil man) and Katelynn Smith. Stephen enjoyed football, especially the Florida Gators, and loved having family cookouts.
Stephen is survived by his wife, Gloria Smith; 2 children, Carl and Katelynn Smith; brothers, Allen Stansberry and Jackie Chesser. Stephen will be greatly missed by his aunts, uncle, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Stephen is proceeded in death by his mother, Deborah Stansberry; son, Christopher Price; grandmother, Barbara Roberts; and grandfather, William Smith.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Please sign the family’s online guestbook at www.broadusraines.com. Arrangements are under the care of Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green CoveSprings, FL 32043. (904) 284-4000

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