Note for: Talmadge Schill Skinner, BET 7 SEP 1953 AND JAN - 15 MAY 2011 Index
Talmadge Schill Skinner Jr., 57, of St. Augustine, passed away at his home May 15, 2011. He was a native of St. Augustine and had resided here most of his life. He was born Sept. 7, 1953, to Ina Jo Varnell Skinner and Talmadge Schill Skinner Sr., both of whom predeceased him. He graduated from St. Augustine High School in 1971, attended Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Ala.,and graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in pharmacy. After working in South Florida a few years, he moved back to the St. Augustine area and worked at St. Augustine General Hospital, Flagler Hospital and various local pharmacies. Mr. Skinner was a member of the St. Augustine Sports Club, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Military Order of Stars and Bars, and the National Rifle Association of America. He was a brilliant medical professional as well as a devoted father, son, brother, uncle and friend. His bright smile and witty charm blessed all who were privileged to know him. His love of fishing and the Florida Gators will be remembered by all who loved him. Survivors include a son, Michael Skinner; a sister, Greer Skinner Sullivan (Gary); a nephew, Joseph Brock Sullivan; step sisters, Dottie Hudson, Cheryl Ashton; step brother, Joedy Ashton; uncle, Gary Skinner; beloved surrogate mother, Mama Joy Bryant; and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by step brother, Tony Ashton. Memorial services celebrating his life will be held at Craig Funeral Home Chapel, 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2011, with the Rev. Lyman Kirkwood, officiating.The family has requested those attending the service please wear Gators attire in honor of Phrog.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association , 8384 Baymeadows Road, Suite 10, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
Note for: Martha R. "Mott" Maddox, - Index
Martha R. "Mott" Braddock, 73, of Callahan died Thursday at Shands Jacksonville.
Mrs. Braddock was a native of Eastman, Ga., and had retired as owner of Martha's Flowers & Things after a career as a florist.
She was predeceased by a son, David G. Minshew.
Survivors include her husband, Everett L. "Pete" Braddock of Callahan; three sons, Troy W. "Billy" (Sue) Minshew of Callahan, David (Patsi) Braddock of Cold Water, Miss., and Lonnie "Buddy" (Niki) Braddock of Elgin, Texas; a daughter, Rita (Donald) Tanner of Callahan; a sister, Claudia (Charlie) May of Callahan; a brother, Troy A. Maddox of Callahan; six grandchildren, Kelly (Russell) Stevens, Kasey Minshew, Tammy (Jay) Shibley, Lee (Shae) Braddock, Sharita Poppell and Don Tanner; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Note for: Doris Charity Higginbotham, 5 JAN 1922 - 16 APR 2011 Index
Doris Charity Dresback, 89, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 16, 2011. She was born on January 5, 1922 to Reese and Bertha Stover Higginbotham. Doris was a member of Evangel Temple for over 50 years. During this time she served as a Sunday School Teacher for more than 30 years and sang in the Prime Timers Choir. She received numerous awards for her service. She loved her family at home and at church. She was a beloved mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her. Doris is preceded in death by her husband, Howard F (Jack) Dresback, her grandson Buddy Grand, six sisters and two brothers. She is survived by her daughter, Charlene Grand and son, Larry Dresback of Jacksonville and daughter Darlene Mays (John) of Fairburn, GA.; Brother Bobby Higginbotham (Jackie) of Starke; sister, Betty Rodgers; sister-in-law Lorine Higginbotham of Jacksonville; 8 Grandchildren; 20 Great- Grandchildren; 4 Great-Great Grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Note for: David Conrad Braddock, 7 FEB 1929 - 12 JUL 2008 Index
DELAND - David Conrad "Connie" Braddock, 79, of North Hill Avenue, died July 12, 2008, at Florida Hospital-DeLand. A funeral service officiated by the Rev. Bill Tate was held July 16 in the Allen-Summerhill Memorial Chapel in DeLand. Burial was in DeLand Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Braddock was the owner of Bradwil Timber Co. in DeLand, and worked most of his life in the timber industry. Born in Taft, he moved to the DeLand area in 1931 from Osteen.
He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in DeLand.
Mr. Braddock is survived by his wife of 59 years, L. Pearl; three sons, Ross A. and his wife, Susan, Dennis W. and Daniel, all of DeLand; one daughter, Colleen Culbertson and her husband, Michael, of DeLand; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.