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WILLIFORD Charles (Charlie) Covington Williford, age 95, passed away on January 28, 2013 in Jacksonville, FL. He was born in Wilmington, NC December 29, 1917 to William L. and Lucy Davis Williford. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having earned a bronze star during his service in World War II in Africa and Italy. Charlie loved the Lord and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church where he sang in the Chancel Choir for 47 years. Charlie is survived by his loving, devoted wife of 66 years, Madge Player Williford; daughter Janet Williford Horton, Tallahassee, FL; and son Charles Gregory (Greg) Williford, Jacksonville, FL. He is also survived by two granddaughters, Amy Williford Nakamura (Randy), Neptune Beach, FL and Amber Faye Williford, Brooklyn, NY. Funeral Services will be held at Greenlawn Funeral Home, 4300 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32207 at 11AM Friday February 1, 2013. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00AM prior to the service. Memorials may be made in Charlie's honor to: Television Ministry of First Baptist Church, 124 W. Ashley Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202, (904)356-6077. Arrangements under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at www.greenlawnjacksonville.com Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Jan. 31, 2013
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