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Phillip Michael Rowen passed away suddenly on April 10, 2021 at his home in Cocoa Beach, Florida.  He was 62.  He was the oldest child of the late UUCJ members Cathie and Phil Rowen.  Condolences go out to Juliann and her family.

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We are sad to report that Greg Hines passed away at his home on March 25, 2021.  He died of heart failure and had been dealing with this condition for some time. Greg had been an active member of UUCJ for many years as a member of the Board, Denominational Affairs, CUUPS, Sunday coffee, the O’Leno Spring Retreat,  the summer regional conference, SUSSI, and  General…

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Joyce Milford had right shoulder rotator cuff surgery on March 4, 2021. She started physical therapy this week.  Best wishes for a complete recovery. Marsha Collins fell on March 13, 2021, and was treated in the ER; the CT scan was fine.  Healing wishes go out to Marsha. 

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Long time UUCJ member, Gene DeLoach, age 104, passed away on December 28, 2020.  After her daughter went to college, Gene started college, completed a masters degree and worked as a speech therapist.  Prior to college, she used her sewing skills to start DeLoach House of Fabrics. Gene’s sister, Esther, died 6 weeks later at 106. A celebration of their lives is planned…

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Fred Kerber’s mother, Dorothy Kerber, 96, of Atlantic Beach, passed away on February 17, 2021.  She was a past member of Neptune Baptist Church, Beaches Hospital Auxiliary and had a passion for community service.  Condolences go out to Fred and his family.

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Congratulations to Nancy Murrey-Settle and Steven Settle on the birth of their first grandchild, a daughter, Neely Scott.  She was born on February 13, 2021 at 8 lb and 11 oz and 21”.  Her parents are Ashley (Steven’s oldest daughter) and Jeff of Oakland, California.

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Mike Aiken came home from his rehabilitation care center on February 15, 2021.  Congratulations on your continuing recovery. Tammy Tibbles’ mother, Carol Jean Mobley Tibbles, passed away in the morning of February 11, 2021 in Jacksonville.  A party celebrating Carol’s life will be planned at a later date due to the pandemic.  Condolences go out to Tammy and Aaron…

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Marge Powell’s father, George D. Powell, Sr., passed away on January 26, 2021 in New Zealand at the age of 100. He was very interested in genealogy and he published his autobiography as a resource for future generations. Condolences go out to Marge and Tom and  their family. Mike Aiken is now continuing his rehabilitation at Dolphin Pointe Health Care, 5355 Dolphin Point…

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Michael Aiken.  Mike was transferred to Consulate Health Care on 4101 Southpoint Drive E., Jacksonville,  FL 32216 on January 13, 2021 after he tested negative.  Visitors are still not allowed. Martha says Mike sounds better every day. Leisla Sansom.  Leisla is receiving  physical therapy and occupational therapy at her home.  She is doing more walking without a walker or…

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Michael Aiken.  As of Martha’s January 2 update, Michael is a bit better. He has been able to get up and sit in a chair.  Since he tested positive on January 1, he is still not allowed any visitors. Cards and notes would be welcome.  He is at Memorial Hospital, 3625 University Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32216, Room 3027. Rose Ann Beason.  Rose Ann fractured her right hip due…