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Register Monday for Cheer CampTaylor County High School (TCHS) varsity cheerleaders will host their annual Cheer Camp Aug. 4-7 for girls ages ve through sixth grade. The cost of the camp will be $50 (includes camp t-shirt). Registration will be held Monday, June 9, and Tuesday, June 10, in the high school gymnatorium from 5:30-6:30 p.m. All funds received will benet the TCHS varsity cheerleaders in purchasing their uniforms. For additional information, please contact Sponsor Jordan Crowley at 838-2525.Alumni to hold annual scholarship reception June 10The Taylor County Chapter of the Florida A&M University National Alumni Association will host its annual scholarship reception Tuesday, June 10, at Jerkins Community Center starting at 6 p.m. hydrants...The City of Perry Water Division, in conjunction with the City Fire Department, will be ushing re hydrants throughout the city and county during the months of June, July and August. The program will begin Tuesday, June 10, and continue each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Residents are advised not to do any laundry on those days. Residents may also experience slight water pressure and discoloration issues; however, they are only temporary and should clear up within 24 hours, city ofcials said.TTI offers AutoCAD courseTaylor Technical Institute will be offering an Introduction to AutoCAD community education course this summer. The dates of the course will be June 16, 19, 23, 26 and July 7, 10, 14 and 17, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $289 per person. The 20-hour course is designed to teach technical drafting and design techniques using the latest version of AutoCAD software. For more information, contact student services at 838-2545.Rotary to host FatherDaughter DanceThe Perry Rotary Club will host its second annual FatherDaughter Dance on Friday, June 20, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Perry Womans Club. Tickets are $25 for a father and daughter and $10 for each additional daughter. Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce or from any Perry Rotarian. Serving the Tree Capital of the South Since 1889 Perry News-HeraldPerry News-Herald 50 Friday/ SaturdayJune 6-7, 2014 Index One section 125th Year, No. Weather Friday91 69 20% Saturday89 71 Sunday90 70 20% Perry News-Herald Perry News-Herald 30% Looking Back . ......... A-2 Living . ..................... A-4 Religion . .................. A-6 Sports . .................... A-7 Entertainment . ........ A-8 TV listings . .............. A-9 Classieds . .......... A-10 News Forum Please see page 11 TCHS Smith resignsJones is new head coachTanner Jones has been administratively placed as the head football coach and athletic director at Taylor County High School, according to Supt. Paul Dyal. Jones, who came to Taylor County High as an assistant coach in 2011, has served as athletic director and head football coach at Taylor County Middle School for the past two seasons. Jones replaces Ryan Smith, who resigned from the position last week after guiding the Bulldogs to two straight 6-5 seasons, including two appearances in the state playoffs. Dyal said summer workouts for football players will begin as scheduled on June 9 and Jones will begin working with the players on June 16. The superintendent said he plans to recommend Jones to the school board at its June 24 meeting. Tanner is one of those young men in the area that you watch growing up. Ive known his dad for more than 20 years, Dyal said. Jones grew up in Wakulla County, the son of legendary Wakulla football Coach J.D. Jones. Tanner Jones was an all-state quarterback at Wakulla and went on to play at Troy University in Alabama. Tanner has done an excellent job at the middle school and he deserves the opportunity to move up to the high school, Dyal said. Smith, a native of Taylor County, has taken a coaching position with the Chickasaw, Ala., football program under former Godby High coach Ronnie Cottrell. This will be Chickasaws rst varsity season. The city of about 6,000 people, just Tanner Jones Please see page 3 Mill back online Georgia-Pacics Foley Cellulose Mill is back to full operation after a electrical failure shut down the plant last week and resulted in an accidental release of chlorine dioxide. As of Tuesday morning, June 3, the Foley Cellulose Mill was fully operational, Public Affairs Manager Scott Mixon said. The safe operation of our facility for our employees and our community will continue to be a core value of GP. According to Mixon, the company has investigated the incident and forwarded its report to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. On May 28, at 3 a.m., the Foley Cellulose Mill experienced a complete electrical power failure, resulting in an unplanned shutdown of all manufacturing processes, he said. The electrical power loss, which shut down mill operations, contributed to the accidental release of chlorine dioxide at approximately 8 a.m. due to inoperable automated computer controls for the chlorine dioxide generation process. According to City to require ID tags for ATVs, dirt bikes? Responding to complaints from neighboring residents and an appeal from local law enforcement, the Perry City Council is considering an ordinance that would require ATV (4-wheelers) and dirt bike owners to register their vehicles. Perry Police Chief Vern Clark shared with the council his ofcers concerns regarding speeding ATVs and dirt bikes found on local roads and parks. What happens is the ofcers see the 4-wheelers, but cant see the drivers. We dont chase them because it Please see page 3 VALEDICTORIAN Cruce carries on family tradition By MARK VIOLA Staff writer When it was announced Taylor County High School (TCHS) senior Katherine Claire Cruce would be valedictorian for the Class of 2014, it was not only the culmination of years of hard work and dedication, it was also the continuation of a family tradition. Her sister, Tori Cruce Hollar, was valedictorian of the TCHS Class of 1999, and her brother Nate Cruce was third in his graduating class. Her father, Clyde Cruce, former principal at both TCHS and Perry Primary School, was also valedictorian of his own class, as was his mother before him. With this tradition also came added pressure on Claire, although she says it didnt come from her family. I didnt want to By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI Staff writer For Taylor County High School Salutatorian John Hilton Jr., it isnt all the As he made in school that he remembersbut rather the three Bs he picked up in the 13 years between Pre-K and graduation. Yes, three. The last one, an 88-- so close to an A. They already told me to be prepared for his call when he makes his rst B in college, Hiltons mother, Violet said, while his dad, John Hilton Sr., shook his head in agreement. Hiltons response? Just the thought makes him cringe in denial. The 2014 seniors roadmap to academics is simple: Limit your social activities. Get along with your teachers. Oh, yeah, and study. Making good grades was never an issue, he said. My parents always encouraged me to do my homework and to study. I was always cautious about my grades, but it wasnt until I was in middle school that I rst started to realize what a grade point average (GPA) meant. Then, in high school, people really started talking about it. While his class schedule Please see page 5 Please see page 5 SALUTATORIAN Hiltons academic success came early Valedictorian Claire Cruce Salutatorian John Hilton Jr. Graduation Edition Inside Today


A LITTLE MONEY HERE, A LITTLE MONEY THERELoree Wentworth raised the most money for the March of Dimes Walka-Thon, turning in $180. For her efforts, Peggy Sisk and Geroma Wiggins organizers of the event, presented her with a bicycle. The new administrator of Doctors Memorial Hospital, Keith Gilles received a $250 check from Dickie Byrd, Betty Peterson and Joyce Hudson for new ooring at the hospital, compliments of the Taylor County Medical Assistance Association. The Perry Kiwanis Club earned $600 during its yard sale at McDonalds, with Mel Maize, Roland Jones and Winston Wilkes on the receiving end for the club.ODORLESS GOATS?Brownie Scout Troop 133 was pictured with a pair of unusual mascots: odorless, Butler mini-goats owned by Troop leader Kathy Faircloth and her husband, Judson. As the article recounted, the goats were descendants of a goat named Billy Butler who had been born 17 years earlier without the normal goat odor. Farmers in Orlando had been busy breeding Billy for a host of goats all no taller than 14 inches, mainly to serve as pets.YARD OF THE MONTHThe home of Warren and Tommy Ferrell received the Perry Garden Clubs designation of Yard of the Month for May.WHAT WILL A DOLLAR BUY?At Family Dollar store, canvas oxfords were priced at $1, as was Rinso detergent. Pringles were 99 cents, Warren motor oil was 39 cents and Wintuk yard was 77 cents a skein.WHOS NEW?At Doctors Memorial Hospital (DMH), Rachel Suzzane Whiddon was born to Mr. and Mrs. James E. Whiddon on May 24, weighing 7 pounds, 14.5 ounces. Mr. and Mrs. William M. Bass announced the birth of their daughter, Tabitha Ann at DMH May 25.A-2 Perry News-Herald June 6-7, 2014 Looking Back June 6-7, 2014 THE PERRY NEWS-HERALDJune 7, 1979 Remember when... By ANTHONY L. WHITE Nervous. Hopeful. But ready. That is how we felt 34 years ago when it was our turn to walk across the stage as graduates of Taylor County High Schools Class of 1982. When we walked off the stage, we carried three things with us. A high school diploma. A future of endless possibilities. And the message of Nothing Comes to Sleepers, an inspirational ballad that had come out of nowhere to become our Class Song. A few weeks earlier, after listening to the Gap Bands hit dance tune, Burn Rubber, for the thousandth time, I decided to turn the record over to its B side and nally listen to Nothing Comes to Sleepers. I fell in love with the song as soon as I heard the rst two lines. With the sunshine comes the dawning of a day. Still another dream has come and slipped away. I called some of my classmates Fram, Jackie, Elaine and Michelle, and had them listen to the song. The next day, I took the record to school and we began campaigning to make Nothing Comes to Sleepers our Class Song. Most of our classmates fell in love with the song as soon as they heard it. Some had to listen to the song a few times before the meaning of its lyrics became clear. A few days later, the Class of 1982 chose Nothing Comes to Sleepers as its Class Song. Taylor County High Schools Class of 2014 has chosen We Run This Town by Luke Bryan as its Class Song. Its a nice song. And we hope its message inspires and guides you through the next phase of your life. However, if ever the message of We Run this Town isnt inspiration enough, the Class of 1982 offers our Class Song as the B-side to your own. Congratulations. Nothing Comes To Sleepers by the Gap Band With the sunshine comes the dawning of a day Still another dream has come and slipped away Scattered visions of the things you want to be Make you open up your mind and try to see How to make dreams come true Oh life is but a dream...nothing comes to sleepers but a dream Oh life is but a dream...nothing comes to sleepers but a dream Sitting all alone you wonder what is real Is it what you see or is it what you feel While your wondering the day has passed away No more time for wondering it is time to pray God make our dreams come true Oh life is but a dream...nothing comes to sleepers but a dream Oh life is but a dream...nothing comes to sleepers but a dream Far beyond the sky the source of everything Seems to hold within his hands your destiny In the twinkling of an eye your life could change Turn the sunshine in your life to tears of pain God made our dreams come true Oh life is but a dream...nothing comes to sleepers but a dream Oh life is but a dream...nothing comes to sleepers but a dream Oh life is but a dream...nothing comes to sleepers but a dream. D-Day: The day the tide turned Editors Note: Last week, Taylor County honored its war dead on Memorial Day. More than dozen World War II veterans took part in the ceremony, and each carries a unique history of the war which marked so many lives for generations to come. Today marks the 70th anniversary of one of the wars most decisive days: D-Day. One of Taylor Countys own, the late Bud Lee, marched ashore the blood-soaked beach just a few days after the initial landing. The following summary of the fateful battle comes courtesy of the National D-Day Museum. For more than two-and-a-half years the Allies planned and gathered their military strength to hurl into the decisive amphibious invasion of northern France and strike a mortal blow against the empire of Nazi Germany. In anticipation, Adolf Hitler stockpiled reserves across French coastlines into the Atlantic Wall defenses, determined to drive the Allied forces back into the sea. There will be no second chance for the Allies: the fate of their cause hangs upon this decisive day. After bad weather forces a delay, an expected break in the weather for Tuesday, June 6, is reported to General Dwight D. Eisenhower at rain-lashed Southwick House at 21:30 hours on the night of Sunday, June 4. Eisenhower makes the decision only he can make: Operation OVERLORD is unleashed by the Supreme Commander to begin the liberation of Europe from Hitlers Third Reich. As word of his decision spreads to the Allied forces after midnight, men across southern England prepare to enter the climactic battle. Before dawn on June 5, Eisenhower meets with his staff one last time to hear the latest weather report. With ships sailing into the English Channel, the last opportunity to halt the invasion is upon him. He conrms his previous order, and in less than a minute he is left alone in the room in Southwick House as his subordinates rush to comply. There is no turning back now. The invasion must succeed, for no plan has been made to evacuate the forces in the event of failure. In the early minutes of June 6, 1944, Allied paratroopers and gliders descend from the night sky to wrest control of key bridges and roadways from the Germans. Behind them in the darkness of early morning an initial force of over 130,000 servicemen from the Allied nations cross a choppy English Channel aboard an armada of over 5,000 ships. Their destination is Normandy, where they will assault the German enemy and make history. Without a deepwater port, constant supply and reinforcements were needed to break out of the beachhead. The solution was an articial harbor built in England and brought to Normandy. Known by the code name Mulberry, two of these harbors were designed to unload men and supplies. Spud barges that oated up and down with the tide formed the center of the harbors unloading activity. They were joined to the shore by oating roadways know as Whales. (Image courtesy of National Archives) Assault troops approach Omaha Beach, June 6, 1944. The original caption for this U.S. Coast Guard image read: INTO THE JAWS OF DEATH. Yankee soldiers stormed toward the beach-sweeping re of Nazi defenders in the D-Day invasion of the French Coast. Troops ahead are seen lying ay under the deadly machine gun resistance of the Germans. Soon the Nazis were driven back under the overwhelming invasion forces thrown in from Coast Guard and Navy amphibious craft. No turning back: June 6, 1944 Congratulations, Class of 2014


A-3 Perry News-Herald June 6-7, 2014 is just too dangerous, Clark said. Council members Shirlie Hampton and Venita Woodfaulk said they have also received complaints from their constituents regarding the issue. Hampton rst sought to nd a way to allow use of ATVs/dirt bikes somewhere in the city, but the council as a whole was not willing to assume the liability of such an action. In subsequent discussions, members considered a variety of ideas on how to address the issue before deciding to pursue a vehicle registration ordinance. Under the proposal, the one-time registration would include the owner receiving a set of registration stickers that would have to be displayed on both the front and back of their ATV/dirt bikes. The council will consider a draft proposal of the ordinance at its upcoming Tuesday night (June 10) meeting. It is slated to include: all self-propelled nonroad licensable vehicles of speeds of 20 mph or more, and not intended solely for use in water or able to maintain sustained ight. registration: Only those in active transport (i.e. on trailer attached to a vehicle or in a vehicle) and those involved in city-sanctioned events (i.e. parades, etc.). 30 days in which to register their vehicle once the ordinance passed. registered vehicles found on any property in the city: Vehicle impounded at the direction of a police ofcer in rotation. Someone would have to show proof of registration and pay local towing fees to retrieve from impoundment. Loss of use of vehicle until it is registered and tow company bills are paid. north of Mobile, broke away from the Mobile County School system in 2012. The Chieftains will compete in (2014). By making this move I have a chance to get into college football. I have to take a step back to do it, but it has always been my ultimate goal to move up to give me the opportunity to do that, Smith said. Smith said he is proud of the accomplishments his teams made here including back-to-back trips to the state playoffs playoff appearances to ve straight years--the longest streak in school history. His teams also had three kids sign on National Signing Day. I think the thing that I am most proud of is slaying the giant--breaking Madisons streak of 23 straight wins against Taylor County. I will always remember that night when our boys stopped Madison on the twopoint conversion attempt to win, 34-33 and people pouring through every gate and hole in the fence to run onto the eld and celebrate with our boys, he said. CITY/REGISTER Continued from page 1 Council to discuss ATVs Tuesday COACH Continued from page 1 Smith hopes to make move to college football The Taylor County Public Library will kick off its annual summer reading program Thursday, June 19, with a performance by Jiggleman. The kick-off will begin at 10 a.m., at the library. Admission is free.Time for summer reading program Coach Ryan Smith


A-4 Perry News-Herald June 6-7, 2014 Living International Day Jessica Welch and Jamarcus Robertson were recently selected as recipients of 2014 Taylor County Gator Club Scholarships, offered to assist each with educational expenses at the University of Florida. In conjunction with the Gator Club, George and Dane Collins provided equal funding for these scholarships in honor of their parents who were longtime Taylor County educators, George A. and Ruby Nell Collins. We are proud of these graduates and wish them the best at the University of Florida, said Betty Culbreath, president of the local Gator Club. John Morris, who serves as academic vice president, made the presentations with the assistance of Treasurer June Evans. Every year, Gator Clubs around the world observe International Day, uniting to utilize the size and spirit of the Gator Nation by positively impacting local communities. This year, the Taylor County Gator Club selected the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Florida as its recipient. We believe the Boys and Girls Club helps children reach their full potential as productive, responsible citizens, and they are deserving of our help, said Jeanne Raulerson, project chair. We delivered supplies and snacks to the club on May 16, presenting them to Emily Ketring, executive director, while enjoying the opportunity to interact with the children at the club. 4-H Foundation Scholarship Each year the volunteer committee of Taylor County Extension selects the most eligible senior 4-Her for the Taylor County 4-H Foundation $500 Scholarship. For 2014, the recipient was Makenzie Cannon. She is no stranger to the 4-H program--she has been actively involved for the past 13 years, excelling in 4-H livestock, sewing, cooking, public speaking and camping programs, said Abbey L. Tharpe, 4-H Extension Agent 1. Cannon has volunteered more than 400 hours as a teen counselor with both 4-H day camps and residential camping programs, while displaying outstanding leadership qualities, determination, and a drive to succeed in any endeavor she chooses, Tharpe said. Gator Club awards two scholarships to TCHS graduatesJamarcus Robertson Jessica Welch Kenneth Gallon of Greenville recently graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Flagler College. He was one of approximately 354 Flagler seniors at the spring commencement ceremony held May 3 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre in St. Augustine. Flagler College is an independent, four-year, comprehensive baccalaureate college located in St. Augustine. The college offers 29 majors, 34 minors and two preprofessional programs, the largest majors being business, education and communication. Small by intent, Flagler College has an enrollment of about 2,500 students, as well as a satellite campus at Tallahassee Community College in Tallahassee. The centerpiece of the campus is the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a grand resort built in 1888 by Henry M. Flagler, industrialist, railroad pioneer and co-founder of Standard Oil. The Ponce has been designated as a National Historic Landmark. For more on Flagler College, visit www.agler. edu.Gallon earns B.A. from Flagler College The annual Poppell Family Reunion will be held Sunday, June 8, at the Perry Womans Club beginning at 11 a.m. Family members and friends are invited to bring favorite foods and a beverage. Paper goods will be furnished. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. For more information, please call 584-2301 or 584-4161.Poppell Reunion planned Sunday


A-5 Perry News-Herald June 6-7, 2014 was loaded with advance placement and honors classes, Hilton said he most enjoyed studying history and English. He plans to earn a degree in English literature from Florida State University and teach English in South Korea. Im interested in the culture. Also, in my research I found that most people who teach there usually visit an average of 10 countries during the year they are teaching. I like that, he said. Quiet by nature, Hilton spent much of his high school years immersed in study, reading and online gaming. He was a member of the Key Club and National Honor Society. When asked what advice he would give incoming freshmen, Hilton was quick to respond: Work on having a good relationship with your teachers...Ive seen what happens when a student doesnt have a good relationship with a teacher and it really is bad for them and also the rest of us in class. The same goes with fellow students--having bad relationships can also cause problems. As he looks ahead to a career in teaching, Hilton said he hopes his good work ethic will serve him well. But there is one trait he said he feels hell need to overcome: I need to start talking more. disappoint them even though I knew they wouldnt have been disappointed, she said, insisting it wasnt a specic goal she had to become valedictorian. Really, I just wanted to keep making As and let it go from there. She was with her parents in Tallahassee when TCHS Principal Audie Ash called her father to give him the news that Claire was valedictorian. We could all actually hear the conversation so we were crying and laughing, she said. We were going to Party City to pick up things for my graduation party and my dad was going around to strangers saying, My daughter is valedictorian. If her father and sister, both of whom she considers a role model, provided the inspiration for Claires high school career, it is her mother, Jennifer Cruce, who has provided a course for her future studies. She plans to attend Tallahassee Community College next fall to nish her Associate of Arts degree, which she is already well on her way to attaining after spending her senior year at TCHS taking dual enrollment courses. From there, she plans to transfer to the Florida State University School of Business to complete her undergraduate studies before seeking a masters degree in nance. Finance has been my target since the beginning of high school, Claire said. My mom worked in a bank for a long time. I dont really want to work at a bank, but Id love to work in nance at a hospital or another organization. With only days remaining in her high school career, Claire did take a moment to look back at her time at TCHS and provide some advice to those about to start their own journeys through high school. Do your homework, she said. Thats any easy way to get an A. Study. Some people dont have to study and can ace everything, but Im denitely a person who has to study and prepare. I do well when I study. Dont be rude to the teachers. They want to be on good terms with you. Stay out of trouble. Be sure your friends arent hindering your success. Before Claire begins college, or even enjoys a bit of well-deserved rest, there is Saturdays graduation ceremony to both attend and prepare for, since she will be expected to address her classmates one last time as a high school student. Her valedictory speech, which she has already written, will focus on the future awaiting each of them. Although shes saving the specic details for Saturday, she did say shes keeping it short, because I know its going to be hot. Aside from her public speaking duties, however, she is looking forward to the ceremony. Its bittersweet because we are going to different places, she said. Most of my friends are going to universities down south and one of my best friends is going into the Navy. It makes you sad but also proud of how far weve come. For Claire, as well as the 106 other graduating seniors, that is the essence of Saturdays commencement ceremony, a conuence of past, present and future, of tears and laughter, of family traditions and new beginnings. CRUCE Continued from page 1 Cruce to pursue career in nance HILTON Continued from page 1 Hilton wants to teach abroad Local veterinarians will hold a discount vaccination clinic this Saturday, June 7, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Buckeye Credit Union lot. Nail cutting will be available. All fees are discounted and, in general, there are few waiting periods. Micro-chipping for pets will also be offered at a discounted rate. Proceeds will benet Helping Hands of the Shelter.Discount vet clinic is set this Saturday


Vacation Bible School (V.B.S.) begins Sunday at Lakeside, Calvary and Blue Creek Baptist churches, and on Monday at San Pedro Baptist and New Mt. Zion. A weekend V.B.S. is planned at Potters House Ministries. (A complete listing was featured in the Taco Times.) A-6 Perry News-Herald June 6-7, 2014 Religion Tidbits: V.B.S. begins Monday at New Mt. Zion BY SARAH HALL The world mourns the loss of a beautiful, sweet spirit. No one could say the words like Dr. Maya Angelou. Her voice touched your soul, and your heart listened. She will always be with us. Keep her close. She was, indeed... a gentle giant. A person to remember.Vacation Bible School!The pastor and church family of New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist hopes you will come and join the study of The Amazing Road Trip, which is this years Vacation Bible school planned June 9-13 from 5-8:30 p.m. There will be excursions of Bible study, with a few detours for songs and praise. You will be fueled up with arts and crafts. Read all the road signs and be there Monday to discover Gods purpose for your life.Mission meets SundayCity Wide Missions next session is June 8, at 2:30 p.m. at New Jerusalem Church. The Rev. Floyd Miles, pastor, and Sister Geraldine Sparrow, president, will lead. Be strong and do not give up for your work will be rewarded. (2 Chronicles 15:7) Wear or bring your purple May Day shirt.Celebrate LifeIts the most precious gift we have. Money cant buy it; good works cant achieve it. Its a gift from God; take good care of it. Its all we have and when its gone.. Its gone! Kind words can be short, sweet and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.The same spiritWe tend to forget that the same spirit that Jesus was anointed with, as believers, is supposed to reside in us. So that means that this spirit is present when we get angry, when we disagree among ourselves, when we are disappointed and when our backs are up against the wall, and we just simply dont know what to do. This Jesus Spirit gives us the ability to teach and witness the good news to the poor, needy and the unsaved. It helps to grow and strengthen our faith. We tend to forget and let ourselves take over. But Jesus commissioned all believers, not just a few. Let this mind be in you that is in Christ Jesus. Not sometime but all the times. The human side forgets and sin takes control. Fear takes us out of control that Jesus gave us; be mindful. He is holding us accountable. The world is waiting and watching us. Dont fall prey to selshness. We fear because we think about ourselves too much, our physical and natural inabilities, but remember, lean on Jesus, call Him in prayer and supplication and He will give us the wherewith-us to carry us through these trying situations. We all suffer at sometime or another. His promise is that He will be us in all things at all times, lest we forget!A Special PrayerLord, we pray for our sick, shut-ins, those in prisons and those who are bereaved. Keep them in your care. Comfort them. Heal them and sustain them, as only you can do. Precious Savior, please have mercy on them. Our prayer today is not for ourselves, but for others. Extend your arm of love and compassion for all of us, your children. Thank you for our lives. In the precious name of Jesus we pray, Amen. Jerry Gruver CruseJerry Gruver Cruse, 63, of Fanning Springs, died June 3, 2014, at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. He was born May 31, 1951, in Perry to William Sebron and Mable Eudora (Deal) Cruse. Mr. Cruse was a Baptist Faith and worked as a quality control inspector for United Welding Services for 15 years before retiring in 2007. Prior to that, he worked for many years for the City of Perry Sanitation Department. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Robert Dewayne Cruse; a brother, William Sebron Cruse II; two sisters, Beth Register and Glenda Faircloth; and a daughter-in-law Terri Jean Sullivan. Survivors include: his wife of 21 years, Nancy Cruse of Fanning Springs; two sons, Salem Sullivan, of Fanning Springs and Michael Sullivan of St. Augustine; two daughters, Eudora Brandy Cruse of Perry and Nicole Sullivan (Aaron Belle) of Fanning Springs; two brothers, James N. Cruse Sr. of Perry and Billy Cruse (Barbara), of Albuquerque, N.M.; four sisters, Sheryl Cruse, of Brooksville, Ky., as well as Ethel Shefeld (Royce) Susan Cruse McGroarty and Mary Horton (Joe), all of Perry; 14 grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, in the Joe P. Burns Memorial Chapel with Dennis Register (nephew) High Priest-Latter Day Saints Church ofciating. All arrangements are under the care of Burns Funeral Home of Perry. ObituariesBob Bell, Kristie Harper, Brad Wilson and Emily Rouse leave today for the Hearts and Hands Across the Sea in Mutual Mission trip. This marks the 24th year for the medical/ dental team of First Presbyterian Church of Perry to travel to Jamaica to offer weeklong clinics, sharing Christs love with Jamaican partners. Bell, Harper, Wilson and Rouse were among a larger group of missionaries commissioned during the worship service on Sunday, June 1. People travel from miles away, often on foot, to receive basic medical care. The team serves between 1000 and 2000 people each summer, Bell said. Members of the team will also participate in building a home for a single mother and her child during the week. 24th year for teamFour provide medical, dental care in Jamaica during church mission V.B.S.: 6 churches are ready for you!


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