Suwannee Democrat


July 2, 2014

Suwannee Democrat Obituaries- July 2, 2014

Live Oak —

Johnnie Amos Jenkins, Jr.


Dec. 22, 1938 - June 29, 2014


Johnnie Amos Jenkins, Jr., age 75, of Live Oak, Fla. passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Suwannee Valley Care Center in Lake City, Fla.  He was a native and life long resident of Live Oak. 

Johnnie was a director for Farm Services Administrations. He loved gardening and growing flowers. He was a member of the Kiwanis and Live Oak Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda Jenkins, Live Oak, Fla. by two sons, Matthew Jenkins, Live Oak, Fla.; Joel (Gina) Jenkins, Palm Coast, Fla.; one sister, Audrey Smith, Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 2 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held, 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in the Chapel of Harris Funeral Home with Rev. Al Lewis officiating. Internment will follow in the Live Oak cemetery.

Please sign the guestbook at

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


Junior L. Mattox


June 30, 2014


Junior L. Mattox, 71, of Live Oak, Fla. passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014 after a long illness. The Fort Payne, Alabama native moved to Live Oak in 1987 from Okeechobee, Fla. He attended the Suwannee Freewill Baptist Church, Live Oak, Fla.

Mr. Mattox is survived by his wife of 50 years: Rebecca D, Mattox, Live Oak, Fla.; Three sons: Rodney Mattox, Live Oak, Fla., David Mattox, Russellville, Al and Jimmy Mattox, Live Oak, Fla.; four sisters: Pat Prescott, Sebring, Fla., Sheila Brown, Okeechobee, Fla., Willodean Woodcock, Mississippi and Teresa Honeycutt, Sebring, Fla.; four brothers: Ricky Mattox, Lake Placid, Fla., Billy Mattox, Williston, Fla., Kenneth Mattox, Cedartown, Ga and Roger Mattox, Venus, Fla.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Suwannee Freewill Baptist Church, Live Oak, Fla. with Sid Backer officiating.

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