Obituaries 10/21/21


Russell Leroy McDaniel

Russell Leroy McDaniel, Jr., 44, of Green Cove Springs, formerly of Lake City, passed away suddenly on Monday, October 11, 2021. He was born in Gainesville on April 17, 1977.  He has lived most of his life in Lake City, moving to Green Cove a little over 4 years ago. He was a painter in the construction industry and was a member of the Green Cove Springs Church of Christ. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching football and was an avid Florida Gator Fan, loved collecting collectables and was very strong in his faith and very family oriented.
 He is survived by his wife of two years, Charlotte McDaniel of Green Cove Springs; mother and father, Elaine and Russell McDaniel, Sr. of Lake City; daughters, Hannah McNeese and Abigail McNeese both of Green Cove Springs; sibblings, Carol Medlock (Eric Hollman) of Altha, FL, Carl Medlock of Ft. White, Brent McDaniel (April) of Ft. White and Jeannie Reamy of West Virginia. Special nieces and nephews, Brandon Friery, Dallas McDaniel, Lillian McDaniel and Peyton McDaniel along with numerous other nieces and nephews also survive.
 A funeral service for Russell will be conducted on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 2 p.m. in the New Life Outreach Ministries, 3229 SW SR 47, Lake City, FL,32025, with Pastor Donald Jackson, Pastor Todd Jackson and Pastor Claude McEldowney officiating. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation beginning at 1:00 P.M. prior to the service. Arrangements are under the direction and care of Gateway Lawn Forest Funeral Home, 3596 S. US HWY 441, Lake City, FL, 32025, 386-752-1954. Please leave words of comfort for the family at

James Frederick Jones
James Frederick Jones, known to us as “Jim”, age 67, went to be with our Lord in Heaven on
Friday, October 8, 2021; after a long struggle with Lung transplant rejection complications. In his time of passing, he was in his home, surrounded by his wife, Angi, his daughter Jillian, family and friends in Green Cove Springs, Florida. He was surrounded with Love and peace to make his last trail ride home.
Jim was a Union Steamfitter welder by trade. Outside of work, Jim was a true cowboy, loving the rancher’s way of life; raising horses and beef cattle. Jim was a 32* Master Mason giving back to the community whenever he could. He loved his family and his friends dearly. Jim left a special impact on all our lives, not only in his words and actions, but in the friendship he gave us all.
Jim leaves behind his wife, Angi Marie Jones, his daughter, Jillian Renay Stidham, his son-in-law, Bryan Stidham, his 2 grandsons, Branden Stidham, 21 and Dillon Stidham, 18 and his lovely granddaughter, Trista Stidham, 12. Though he is gone from our presence, he is not gone from our hearts and memories. He has taken his last ride into the heavens where he can watch over us as the protector he always was. His complete Obituary can be found on:

Alice Jean Adams
Alice Jean Adams, 69, of Middleburg, FL passed away October 7, 2021.
Broadus Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000

Terry L. Dodd
Terry L. Dodd, Feb. 15, 1962 – Oct. 16, 2021. Services for Terry Dodd will be held at OakLeaf Baptist Church on Friday, October 22 with the viewing starting at 10 a.m. and the funeral being held at 11a.m.
Arrangements by Hardage- Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home, 127 Blanding Blvd Orange Park, FL. Please post words of comfort at