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James Alvin Desue

June 19, 1956 November 15, 2019
James Alvin Desue
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James Alvin DeSue, 63
James Alvin DeSue was born June 19, 1956, to the union of Clarence Sr. and Naomi DeSue, in Starke, FL. They both preceded him in death. He attended and graduated from Bradford County High School in 1974. He retired from Florida Department of Corrections and attended Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Starke, FL and other churches in Lake Butler. Affectionately known as "Hightower" in the Lake Butler area, he enjoyed grilling meats for the community and neighborhood, a gift passed on to him by his father. James A. DeSue transitioned from this life November 15, 2019. Survived by his devoted wife of 30 years together, Sandra Jefferson, Lake Butler, FL; devoted daughter, Celena DeSue, and faithful son, Devin Jefferson, both of Lake Butler, FL; two grandson, Trestin and Christian Durant;a sister, Norma Robinson (Alphonso), Starke, FL; three brothers, Deacon Jerry Murphy (Annie), Florahome, FL, Rev. Clarence DeSue, Jr. (Fatha), Starke, FL and Arthur DeSue, Starke, FL; devoted uncle, Rev. Dr. Thomas DeSue (Lonnie), Jacksonville, FL; loving aunt, Margaret DeSue, Starke, FL; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Viewing on Friday, November 22, 2019 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Little Rock Church, 375 SE 7th Avenue, Lake Butler, FL, Rev. Al Murray, Pastor. Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at True Vine Outreach Ministries, 422 St. Clair Street, Starke, FL, Elder Ross Chandler, Pastor. Rev. Carl D. Tyson is Presiding, Rev. Alvin Greene is Eulogist, Burial will be in Odd Fellow Cemetery, Starke, FL. Viewing on Saturday at the church 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. No viewing after eulogy. PINKNEY-SMITH FUNERAL HOME OF GAINESVILLE (352) 376-8686 www.pinkney-smithfuneralhome,com


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Visitation

Friday

22

Nov

4:00 PM 11/22/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/22/2019 7:00:00 PM
Little Rock Church

375 SE 7th Avenue
Lake Butler, FL 32054

Little Rock Church
375 SE 7th Avenue Lake Butler 32054 FL
United States

Visitation

Saturday

23

Nov

10:00 AM 11/23/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/23/2019 11:00:00 AM
True Vine Outreach Ministry

422 St. Clair Street
Starke, FL 32091

True Vine Outreach Ministry
422 St. Clair Street Starke 32091 FL
United States

Service

Saturday

23

Nov

11:00 AM 11/23/2019 11:00:00 AM
True Vine Outreach Ministry

422 St. Clair Street
Starke, FL 32091

True Vine Outreach Ministry
422 St. Clair Street Starke 32091 FL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Odd Fellow Cemetery Final Resting Place

SE 44th Avenue
Starke, FL 32091

SE 44th Avenue Starke 32091 FL
United States
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