In Memoriam

In Memorium: Esther (Betty) Elizabeth McCormick Acosta-Carter

In Memorium: Esther (Betty) Elizabeth McCormick Acosta-Carter

Betty Acosta-Carter, 96, died peacefully on April 3. She was married to the love of her life, Edward I. Acosta, from Jacksonville, for 40 years, from 1945 until his death in 1986. A few years later Betty was reacquainted with Carroll Carter, and they married at All Saints Church in 1988. They were married 10 […]

James Blanton Davis

James Blanton Davis

FEBRUARY 19, 1942 – MARCH 16, 2021 James Blanton Davis, 79, of Jacksonville, Florida died peacefully on Tuesday, March 16 at his home. He was married to the love of his life, Sandra Anglin Davis for 58 years. James was born February 19, 1942 in Albany, Georgia. He was the son of the late Floyd Edwin Davis […]

Allie Jean Tompkins Godfrey

Allie Jean Tompkins Godfrey

FEBRUARY 15, 1929 – MARCH 21, 2021 Godfrey passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2021. She was born on February 15, 1929 in Lake City, Florida, married Ed Godfrey on January 26, 1952, then moved to Jacksonville. Jean retired as a Personnel Officer for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. She graduated from Columbia High School […]

Shari Duval

Shari Duval

February 4, 2021 – Sept. 23, 1945Ponte Vedra Beach Shari Duval, 75 years old, had a peaceful passing as she slept on Feb. 4. Cancer was the cause. Her family and three dogs were by her side. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Sept. 23, 1945 as Sharon Lee Fink to parents named Melvin […]

In Memoriam: Mary Olive Jordan Fleming Mahoney

In Memoriam: Mary Olive Jordan Fleming Mahoney

September 29, 1926 – August 23, 2020 Mary Olive (Olive) Jordan Fleming Mahoney (September 29, 1926 – August 23, 2020) crossed over the river to rest under the shade trees with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ peacefully at the St. Vincent’s Hospice unit Sunday the 23rd at (John) 3:16 in the afternoon, just shy […]

In Memoriam: John Reilly Schultz

In Memoriam: John Reilly Schultz

September 30, 1963 – November 5, 2020 On November 5 John Schultz died of heart failure at his home in Ortega Forest. In addition to his twin children, Rick and Reilly, John leaves behind his mother, Nancy, sister, Catherine, and brothers Frederick and Clifford. His father, Governor Frederick H. Schultz, predeceased him.  For 35 years […]

In Memoriam: Walter Lee Williams, Jr.

In Memoriam: Walter Lee Williams, Jr.

June 25, 1936 to September 30, 2020 Jacksonville just lost one of its Renaissance men. Walter Lee Williams, Jr. served as president of the Jacksonville City Council and board chairman of the JEA. He worked in real estate, insurance, and title and trust. His civic activities included the West Duval Jaycees, the Rotary Club of […]

In Memoriam: James Frank Surface, Jr.

In Memoriam: James Frank Surface, Jr.

March 15, 1938 to July 17, 2020 James Frank Surface, Jr., a “rainmaker” in every sense of the word both professionally and personally, passed away suddenly of a heart attack July 17. He was 82. Known as “Big Frank” to his family and friends, Surface was a larger-than-life kind of guy who worked as a […]

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