Merdes R. Paige

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Mrs. Merdes R. Paige, age 73, resident of Sanderson, FL. departed this life on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at St. Vincent Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Ora and Leona Ruise Sr. She was born October 23, 1939. She attended Richardson High School in Lake City, Florida. She was united in holy matrimony to Mr. Claude Paige Jr. on August 20, 1965. She drove for the Baker County Schools for 21 years before retiring.
She leaves to cherish her memories a loving and devoted Husband, Mr. Claude Paige, Jr. of Sanderson, FL.; (9) Children: Blonzella Ruise (Phillip) of Sanderson, FL., Dwayne Paige (Glenda) of Lake City, FL.; Glen Ruise, Rossevett Paige (Greta) all of Sanderson, FL., Anis David (Keith), Melves Alston (Derek), Ora Lee Paige (Laurette) all of Jacksonville, Fl., Claudell Paige Sr. of Sanderson, FL., and Tiffney Blakely (Marada) of Tallahassee, FL.; (2) Step Children: Wayne G. Mason of Miami, FL., and Lisa Jones of Jacksonville, FL.; Mother-in-law: Helen Jefferson of Sanderson, FL.; (3) Sisters: Nadine Norris of Denver, CO., Marie McCray (Lucious) of Lake City, FL., Alfred Givens (Coatsie); (5) Brothers, Elder Joe Ruise (Lakesha), Ora Ruise Jr. (Pansy), Alfonso Ruise, Ronnie Ruise all of Margaretta, FL., Leo Ruise (Vanessa) Lake Butler, FL.; (4) Sister-in-laws: Jewell Ishmael, Minnie Hobbs, Celestine Fleming all of Sanderson, FL., Lovann Peterson of Macclenny, FL.; (3) Brother-in-laws: Julius Jefferson (Mary), Clarence Jefferson (Faye) both of Lake City, FL.; (25) Grandchildren, (29) Great Grands, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services for Merdes R. Paige, will be 11:00 am Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Christian Fellowship Temple, 251 West Ohio Ave., Macclenny, FL., David Thomas, Pastor. Elder Jonathan Ruise, Officiating. Interment will follow in Quitman Cemetery, Sanderson FL. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Emanuel Church of God in Christ in Macclenny, FL. from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.
Arrangements entrusted to COOPER FUNERAL HOME, 251 NE Washington Street, Lake City, FL 32055
Published in Lake City Reporter on Mar. 12, 2013