Linda J. Nunez

Linda J. Nunez
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Linda J. Nunez, 75, of Yulee, Fla., passed away Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Quality Health after a brief battle with cancer.

She was born in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. to Charles Wilson Pilkington and Velma Lurine Burdett. Mrs. Nunez lived in Yulee for the past 13 years and was a homemaker.

In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, making jewelry for her friends, sewing, and crocheting. She also loved going on cruises, traveling with friends and church groups, and spending time with her “Twisted Sisters!”

She was an active member of Blackrock Baptist Church, where she enjoyed singing to the congregation.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Nunez, and son, Charles Mitchell Sturges.

She leaves behind her daughter, Terri Sturges Merritt and her husband, Gregory, of Brunswick, Ga.; grandchildren, Taylor Lee Woodruff and his wife, Jennifer, of Yulee, Cady Money and her husband, Spencer, of Yulee, Kiley Sturges of Yulee, and Sarah Merritt of Brunswick; and sisters-in-law, Claudine Newton and Nelda Austin, both of Fernandina Beach, Fla.

The family is planning a service to celebrate her life that will be announced later.

If you would like to send a condolence, please do so by donating to Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla. at 1348 S. 18th St., Fernandina Beach, FL  32034.

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Mailing Address:
PO Box 16766
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035

Physical Address:
511 Ash Street

Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Phone: (904) 261-3696
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