Obituaries (8-6-14 edition)
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Obituaries are paid advertising written by funeral homes based upon information provided by families. Death notices are brief announcements published at no charge.

Ruben J. Josey

Ruben Jim Josey, 87, of East Palatka, peacefully went to be with Jesus on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.

He retired from the U.S. Navy, having served in World War II and the Korean Conflict. He attended the Freedom Worship Center in Lake Como.

Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Cullie and Judy Josey, and Ruben and Alice Josey; a daughter, Zelda Young; and three grandchildren.

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

Glenn Slaughter

Hiram Glenn Slaughter, 64, of East Palatka, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center following an extended illness.

A native of Tallahassee, he resided in Putnam County for 62 years, coming from Tallahassee. Glenn served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. He worked 28 years with the Putnam County Road Department, retiring in 2006. Among Glenn’s outside interests were fishing and working in his yard and garden.

He was preceded in death by his wife Lynn Cameron Slaughter, a daughter, Jaime Lynn Slaughter and a brother, Jack Slaughter.

Glenn is survived by a son, John Slaughter and wife Milinda of San Antonio, Texas, a daughter, Gwen Slaughter of Cocoa Beach, a brother, Tim Slaughter and wife Cindy of Palm Coast, a sister, Argena McQuaig and husband James of Palatka, and a grandson, Austin Slaughter. Glenn was also survived by his best friend who was like a brother, Tommy Conger, and his wife, Garnet of East Palatka.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with the Rev. Willie McKinnon officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill West Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of services.

Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial donations may be made in Glenn’s memory to Hillcrest Baptist Church Building Fund, 2009 President St., Palatka, FL 32177 or to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Ave., Palatka, FL 32177. Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Glenn’s Book of Memories page at www.JohnsonOverturf

Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.

Marvin W. Kimbro

Marvin W. Kimbro, 74, of Palatka, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 at Putnam Community Medical Center following a brief illness.

Arrangements will be announced by Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.

Bobbie C. Moore

Bobbie C. Moore, 75, of Interlachen, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 at the Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka following an extended illness.

Arrangements will be announced by Masters Funeral Home of Interlachen.

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