Dec. 1, 2003

Published: Monday, December 1, 2003 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, November 30, 2003 at 10:25 p.m.

Richard Rhedic Cannon

  • Richard Rhedic Cannon of Old Town died Sunday after a long illness. He was 68.
    Mr. Cannon was born in Dixie County and was a lifelong resident. He was a logger and a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church of Cross City.
    Survivors include his wife, Eileen Cannon of Old Town; son Ricky Cannon of Cross City; daughter Judy Ann Cannon of Cross City; brothers Jimmy Cannon of Tarpon Springs, Michael Cannon of Jacksonville, and Herbert Cannon, Jerry Cannon, Raliegh Cannon and Thomas Cannon, all of Cross City; sister Helen Forehand of Cross City; and two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Arrangements by Rick Gooding Funeral Home of Cross City.

    Mallory Daniels

  • Lt. Mallory Daniels of Jasper died Saturday in his home. He was 58.
    Lt. Daniels was born in Jasper and was a lifelong resident. He was a deputy and investigator for the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office for 29 years. He also was a Mason and a member of First Presbyterian Church of Jasper.
    Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Cheryl Daniels of Jasper; son Greg Daniels of Ozark, Ala.; daughters Kim Croft of Valdosta, Ga., and Erica Stubbs of Jasper; brother Tommy Daniels of Jasper; and four grandchildren.
    Arrangements by Harry T. Reid Funeral Home of Jasper.

    Beatrice Geiger

  • Beatrice Geiger of Bronson died Saturday in North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville. She was 78.
    Born in Wakulla County, Mrs. Geiger moved to Bronson from Hilliard in 1974. She was a teacher's aide in Levy County schools for 13 years and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Chiefland.
    Mrs. Geiger was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. A. Perry Geiger.
    Survivors include a son, Butch Geiger of Lexington Park, Md.; daughters Pamela Quincey of Trenton and Amy Geiger of Bronson; brothers Charles Lindbergh Beasley of Bronson and Robert Beasley of Jacksonville; and three grandchildren.
    Arrangements by Knauff Funeral Home.

    Earl Leon Mattox

  • Earl Leon Mattox of Middleburg died Saturday in his home. He was 95.
    Mr. Mattox was born in Fargo, Ga., and moved to Middleburg from Starke. He was a dairy farmer, a Navy veteran and a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    Mr. Mattox was preceded in death by a daughter, Lois Baird.
    Survivors include his wife of 76 years, Ruth Mattox of Middleburg; daughter Eva Baird of Jacksonville; sons Glenn Mattox of Middleburg, Ernest Mattox of Salem, Ore., and Arthur Mattox of Crestview; 18 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren.
    Arrangements by Archie Tanner Funeral Home of Starke.

    Christina Thomas Myerson

  • Christina Thomas Myerson of Bell died Saturday in her home. She was 78.
    Mrs. Myerson was born in Trenton and moved to Bell from Jacksonville 27 years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Nebo Baptist Church in Bell.
    Mrs. Myerson was preceded in death by her husband, Allan Myerson.
    Survivors include her son, Colin G. Myerson of Fargo, Ga.
    Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home of Trenton.

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