Obituaries

Courtney Burgess

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Courtney Cortez Burgess, 31, of Jacksonville, entered the sunset of life on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Jacksonville. 

Juan Carlos Hernandez

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Juan Carlos Hernandez, 28, of Crescent City, transitioned from this life to his eternal life on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020.

Arrangements are entrusted to D.A. Boyd & Sons Funeral Home.

Doretha Rowe

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Doretha Rowe, 71, of St. Augustine, transitioned from labor to reward Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at Flagler Hospital.

Arrangements are in the caring hands of Coleman’s Mortuary Family.

Earl R. Shepherd 

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Earl R. Shepherd, 82, of Palatka, passed away Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at Solaris Healthcare following an extended illness.

Lynn P. Taylor

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Lynn Patricia Taylor, 73, of Palm Coast, entered the sunset of life Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. 

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Karl N. Flagg Serenity Memorial Chapel.

Sophia Wesley 

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Sophia Wesley, 48, of Hastings, transitioned from life to her eternal life Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Armstrong.

Arrangements are in the caring hands of Coleman’s Mortuary Family.

Lynda M. Hayes

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Lynda Michelle Hayes, 52, of Palatka, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2020. She was a native and lifelong resident of Putnam County and attended Pentecostal Revival Center. 

Constance “Connie” Murray 

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Constance “Connie” Murray, 58, of Hastings, was born Sept. 10, 1961, to George and Juanita Murray in St. Augustine. On Saturday, Feb.

Willie “Crow” Whitfield 

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Mr. Willie “Crow” Whitfield, 85, of Hastings, was born in Valdosta, Ga., on June 12, 1934, and was raised by his grandparents, Jake and Dinah Whitfield in High Springs.