Linda Gail Lee

July 31, 1944 -

April 4, 2010

 

Linda Gail Lee, age 65, formerly of Live Oak, Florida passed away Sunday, April 4, 2010, at the Macclenny Nursing Home & Rehab Center in Macclenny, Fla. following a lengthy illness. The Live Oak, Fla. native moved to Macclenny, Fla. in 1981. She was a homemaker and member of the Beulah Baptist Church of Live Oak.

Survivors include one son, Robert & Lisa Fortner of Live Oak, Fla.; two brothers, Steve & Rose Lee of Lake City, Fla.; Leroy Lee of Live Oak, Fla.; two sisters, Darline & Al Barton and Edith & Pete Fortner all of Live Oak, Fla.; two grandchildren, Makalia Fortner and Ethan Fortner both of Live Oak, Fla.

Funeral services will be held, 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 7, 2010 in Beulah Baptist Church with Rev. James Carrier officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Beulah Baptist Church Building Fund, 20383 144th St., Live Oak, FL 32060 or Haven Hospice 6037 Hwy 90 W., Lake City, Fla. 32055.

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Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc., 932 N. Ohio Ave., Live Oak, 386-364-5115 is in charge of all arrangements.

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Charles “Charlie” Warren

May 26, 1938 -

April 2, 2010

 

Charles “Charlie” Warren, age 71, of Live Oak, Florida passed away early Friday morning, April 2, 2010 at Shands @ U.F. in Gainesville, Fla. following a brief illness. He was a native of Piedmont, Ala. moving to Live Oak, Fla. in 1962 from Cocoa, Fla.  Charles was a master automotive technician for many years. A quiet home person, who very much enjoyed taking his family camping, observing wildlife and he especially loved bluebirds.  He also loved being outdoors, watching the sunrise and set and gazing at the moon and stars.  He was a member of the Philadelphia Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Warren, Live Oak, Fla.; two sons, Chuck & Pamela Warren and Joey & Wendy Warren all of Lake City, Fla.; one daughter, Wanda & Daniel Barrett, Tampa, Fla.; two brothers, Jerry & Del Warren, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Bill & Ginny Warren, Piedmont, Ala.; two sisters, Fay Warren, Altamonte Springs, Fla.; Judy Swearingen, Thomaston, Ga.; seven grandchildren.

Visitation was held, Monday, April 5, 2010 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Harris Funeral Home.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2010 in the Philadelphia Baptist Church with Rev. Leroy Dobbs officiating.  Interment followed in the church cemetery.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Philadelphia Baptist Church for the Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Ministry, 15824 169th Rd., McAlpin, Fla. 32062.

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Leslie J. Hett, Sr.

September 3, 1932 -

April 1, 2010

Leslie J. Hett, Sr., 77, formally of South Road Brentwood, N.H. entered into eternal rest with his Lord and Savior Thursday, April 1, 2010, at the University of Florida and Shands Hospital, Gainesville, Florida, after a brief illness.

He was born September 3, 1932, in Portsmouth, the first son of Frank and Helen (Furbish) Hett. He graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1949, and lived in Brentwood and Alton Bay, NH, and St. Petersburg and Live Oak, Fla., most of his life.

Les worked as a machinist for the Bailey’s Corporation in Amesbury, Mass., for served several years, while running a small side business out of his home. He eventually left the machine shops and started his own business, Hett’s Antenna Service, operating out of Brentwood. He successfully served as “the antenna man” for the greater N.H. Seacoast area for over 30 years, retiring to Alton Bay, N.H., and St. Petersburg, Fla., in 1988.

He received Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at a very young age, and devoted his entire life to serving the church with a music ministry that touched many lives for Christ. He was an active member of the Advent Christian Church and faithfully served as an organist and music ministry leader for over fifty years. Les’s “Good ole’ Gospel” organ style was loved and revered by many church parishioners in N.H. and Fla., especially at the Alton Bay Christian Conference Center, where he served as campus organist for the past 15 years. He had committed to memory and could play by heart over 700 hymns in any key. Les loved children, and often served as a children’s Sunday School and music teacher at many of the churches he attended.

Les is survived by his wife of two years, Joyce (Carle), three daughters, Penny Carpenter of Raymond, N.H., Vicki Dunbar of Exeter, N.H., and Wendy Goldston of Harriman, Tenn., one son, Leslie (Jay) Hett, Jr. of Brentwood, N.H.; nine grand-children, Robert Carpenter Jr. of Alton, N.H., and Christopher Carpenter of St. Louis, Mo.; Katie Grise of Auburn, Maine, and Jessie Hett of Brentwood, N.H., Sarah, Rachel, Molly, Emily, and Erin Goldston of Harriman, Tenn.; and five great-grand children Riley, Talisee, Avree, Sam and Ava Carpenter. He was predeceased by his first wife of 56 years, Letty (Page) Hett in 2008, and one daughter, Kristie Hett, in 1998. He is also survived by two brothers, Phillip of Alton Bay, N.H., and Robert of North Attleborro, Mass.

Funeral arrangements are with the Daniel’s Funeral Home in Live Oak, Florida. There are no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at Bixler Chapel at the Advent Christian Village on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 11 a.m. There will also be a memorial service at the Alton Bay Christian Conference Center Tabernacle sometime during the summer of 2010. Future details of the memorial service will be made available upon request. Les will be laid to rest in the Harmony Grove section of the South Cemetery in Portsmouth beside his first wife, Letty. Graveside services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to The Alton Bay Christian Conference Center, P.O. Box 321 Alton Bay, N.H. 03810.

Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. Live Oak, FL is in charge of all arrangements.

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Norman Wilson Bunch Jr.,

January 14, 1936 -

April 5, 2010

Norman Wilson Bunch, Jr., 74, of Live Oak, Fla. passed away on Monday, April 5, 2010 of a short illness.  Mr. Bunch was born January 14, 1936 in Norfolk, Va.  He retired from the Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Fla. and the Air National Guard.  Mr. Bunch was also a Sergeant with the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office where he worked at the city jail.  He was a member of the Sheriff’s Mounted Posse and Advent Christian Church, Live Oak, Fla.  Norman and Minnie made their home in Live Oak, Fla. for the last 15 years and are valued contributors to the community.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years: Minnie Bunch; four sons: Robert Bunch (Audrey), Robert Bullard (Sue), Ray Bullard (Donna), and Johnnie Bullard; two daughters: Joanna Wheeler (Ron) and Susie Vance (Bruce); thirteen grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Joyce Nelson and Fran Renfrow; two nephews; two nieces; two great-nephews; and four great-nieces.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 7, 2010 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Daniels Funeral Homes, Live Oak, Fla.  A graveside service will be held at Live Oak Cemetery on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 1:00 pm with Rev. Tim Carver officiating.

Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc, Live Oak, Fla. in charge of all arrangements.

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Death notices

Cory D. Smith

April 4, 2010

Cory D. Smith, 19, Branford, Fla. died April 4, 2010.

Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Branford, Fla.

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Bill Baldree

April 5, 2010

Bill Baldree, 80, Live Oak, Fla. passed away Monday, April 5, 2010 after a long illness.

Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. Live Oak is in charge of all arrangements.

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