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Henson Markham, UUCJ member and former music director, passed away on December 24, 2020 in Columbus, Georgia surrounded by his family. He was a past President of the Friday Musicale and the founder and director of the Chamber Music Society of the Church of the Good Shepherd. He had a career in the music publishing industry in New York City. Henson also served in the Army as a chaplain’s assistant. A memorial service celebrating Henson’s life is planned for Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm at UUCJ, followed by a reception in the social hall.  UCJ members and friends are invited to assist in the set-up and clean-up for the reception. Our sincere condolences go out to Henson’s son, Brian Markham, and his family.

Sallie Pickard and Buck Plaster are happy to report that their daughter, Ehren Black, successfully underwent surgery for a recurring brain tumor. She is now at Brooks Rehabilitation on University and Beach for an unspecified time. Please keep sending her your happy thoughts. Cards and notes of support may be sent to Ehren at Sallie’s address: 12862 Chets Creek Drive, Jacksonville, FL  32224.

Candy Rue’s former husband, Neal Rue, passed away on December 25, 2019.  They have two children, Danny and Emily. Neal was a very talented photographer. A family gathering is planned for Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 3:00PM.  Our sincere sympathy goes out to Candy and her family.

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Following his recent hospitalization at Shands Hospital, Henson Markham has moved to live with his son, Brian Markham, in Columbus, Georgia. He is now under palliative care. His mailing address is 8767 River Road, Columbus, Georgia 31904.  Cards and notes of support would be appreciated.

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Henson Markham is recovering from a recent fall. He is now being treated on the eighth floor of Shands Hospital. Best wishes to Henson for his continued healing!

UUCJ member, Sam Klein, is now a resident at River Garden, room number 252. Cards and notes would be appreciated.

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A Memorial Service celebrating Robert Miller’s life, who passed away on October 28, 2019, will be held Friday, December 6, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in the Coleman Center in Fleet Landing, Atlantic Beach.  Please use the Mayport Road entrance (Fleet Landing Boulevard) to Fleet Landing and say you are there for the “Miller Memorial Service”.  The gate person will direct you to the parking area.

Henson Markham fell last week.  He has cuts and bruises but no fractures.  Best wishes Henson for a full recovery.

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Chris Cooper, son of Gwen and John Cooper, passed away on November 19, 2019.  Chris had worked freelance at Jacksonville University filming sports events for several years.  Our sincere sympathy goes out to Gwen and John and their family.

Terry Doland’s father, Don Wooden, passed away on November 25, 2019.  He had been admitted to hospice care last week. Our condolences go out to Terry and her family.

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Katie Dalbey and Steven Tromberg are the proud parents of their new baby, Lucas Dalbey Tromberg, born on November 11, 2019; 8 lb. 11oz. and 19.5 inches. Riley is excited to be a big sister. Congratulations to Katie and Steven!

UUCJ member, Robert Miller, passed away on October 28, 2019.  A Memorial Service celebrating his life will be held on December 6, 2019, at 3:00 pm at the Coleman Center at Fleet Landing, Atlantic Beach. Please use the Mayport Road entrance (Fleet Landing Boulevard) to Fleet Landing and say you are there to attend the “Miller Memorial Service.”  The gate person will direct you to the parking area.

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Congratulations to Meg Rohal on the birth of her grandson, Samuel Linden Mouzon, on October 9, 2019; 7lb. 3oz and 21.25 inches long. His proud parents are Christine Rohal and Nate Mouzon.

Constance and Robert Miller thank everyone for their cards and notes of support.

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Jay Huebner’s twin brother, Ray, passed away on September 19, 2019. The family had traveled to Dallas, Texas, in July to celebrate the brothers’ 80th birthday with all of their children.  Condolences go out to the couple and their family.

Carlos Fraticelli’s mother, Lena, passed away on September 20, 2019, at the age of 97.  She had been a resident at the Taylor Care Center. Carlos and Barbara were with her when she died.  Our sincere sympathy goes out to Carlos and Barbara and their family.

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Mary Claire Van der Horst celebrated her 89th birthday on Monday, September 16th. Congratulations, Mary Claire! She wants to be remembered by her UUCJ friends and misses being able to see her friends at Sunday services.

Frequent guests, Ken and Nancy Chandler, are neighbors of Lois Hoeft. Ken was admitted to Memorial Hospital on Saturday, September 14th. His condition has improved, but he remains hospitalized. Healing thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

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Greg Hines was discharged from St. Vincent’s Southside on September 6th.  He is now recovering at home and won’t be going back to work for a while. Greg is looking forward to getting back to church and saying hello to everyone.

Ann Guest is scheduled to have a biopsy and surgery on her vocal cords as an outpatient at Shands Hospital on September 16th.  Cards would be very much appreciated, but, please, no phone calls.  Best wishes for Ann.