Daughtry, Rev. Byron

Rev. Byron Daughtry, 89, of McAlpin, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2005 in his home after a long illness. The O'Brien native lived in McAlpin all his life; was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, McAlpin.

Survivors include two daughters, Laura Alice (Lee) Newmans, McAlpin and Debra (Marvin) Cheney, Deerfield Beach; two sisters, Malda Gallentine, Ellisville and Ivadeen Deer, Newberry; two brothers, Reynolds Daughtry, Orlando and Kenny Daughtry O'Brien; seven grandchildren, Victoria Dale, Richard Newmans, John E. Daughtry, Dean Daughtry, Donna D. Koon, Mathew Cheney and Amanda Cheney; twelve great grandchildren also survive. He was preceded in death by his son, Layton Daughtry.

Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m., April 30 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, McAlpin with Rev. Johnnie Daughtry, Rev. Robert Daughtry and Rev. William Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Daniels Funeral Home of Live Oak was in charge of all arrangements.

Jenkins, Rudolph "Rudy"

Rudolph "Rudy" Jenkins, 66, passed away May 1, 2005 in Shands at University of Florida following a short illness. Mr. Jenkins was born in Suwannee County on September 17, 1938 and moved to the Branford area from Lake City 20 years ago. He was owner and operator of Rudy's Auto in Branford.

He is survived by his companion, Cora Radford of Branford; two daughters, Melody Bethea of Lake City and Malinda Richards of Lake Butler; three sons, Tommy "Rudy Jr." Jenkins of Branford; Timmy Jenkins of Lake City and Keith David of Jacksonville; four sisters, Ouida Taylor of Lake City, Minnie Connell of Lake City, Patti Powell of Ellisville and Mary Stewart of Macclenny; 12 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, May 4, at 1 p.m. in Evergreen Baptist Church Cemetery, Lake City with Mr. Mitchell Johnson officiating. Visitation was held Tuesday evening 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Daniels Funeral Homes Inc. of Branford was in charge of all arrangements.

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