OBITUARY

Mozelle B. Self

December 14, 1926March 4, 2018
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Mozelle Buckelew Self, 91, of Atlantic Beach, Florida, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Baptist Beaches Medical Center. Mozelle was born in Horton, Alabama on December 14,1926. She was the fourth child of Joel G. and Savannah Buckelew. She grew up with her six siblings Caldwell, Katherine, Volis, Tim, Avis and Don. She graduated from Douglas High School in 1946 and went to work. She met a handsome young sailor named Lewie(Cookie), and fell in love and married in 1950. As a Navy wife she moved with her husband to multiple naval bases, while raising her two wonderful daughters and son. She was an active stay at home mom until her children were in school. Mozelle then went to work for Pic N Save Drugs as a pharmacy clerk and worked for over twenty years. She was very active in her church, First Baptist Church of Atlantic Beach, teaching Sunday School, VBS,and served as the church clerk for many years. After retirement she was busy volunteering for Meals on Wheels and Mission House through her church. She also enjoyed the fellowship of her women’s church group Silver Threads, where their mission was to keep the kitchen and nursery spotless!! Mozelle was predeceased by her wonderful son, Fred; parents Joel G. & Savannah Buckelew; brothers Caldwell and Tim Buckelew; and her sisters Katherine Breedwell and Avis Jones. She is survived by her husband of 68 years Lewie F. Self, Sr.; daughters Darlene (Steve) Davenport and Donna (Mike) Matuszak; her two brothers Volis and Don (Faye) Buckelew; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services, officiated by Reverend Greg Crocker, will be Thursday March 8, 2018 at 11:00am at Chapel Hills Funeral Home & Memory Gardens, 850 St. Johns Bluff Rd. N., Jacksonville, Florida. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. The family wishes to thank her church family for their continuing prayers and support. Special thanks to the nurses at Beaches Hospital for their gentle compassionate care in her last days. Memorial contributions in Mozelle’s memory may be made to First Baptist Church of Atlantic Beach Building Fund, 1050 Mayport Road , Atlantic Beach, Florida, 32233 or to The Donna Foundation, 11762 Marco Beach Dr., Suite 6, Jacksonville, Florida 32224. HARDAGE-GIDDENS CHAPEL HILLS FUNERAL HOME AND MEMORY GARDENS, 850 St. Johns Bluff Road, North, Jacksonville, Florida 32225 is serving the family.

  • FAMILY

  • Lewie F. Self Sr., Husband
  • Darlene Davenport, Daughter
  • Steve Davenport, Son-in-law
  • Donna Matuszak, Daughter
  • Mike Matuszak, Son-in-law
  • Her two brothers, Volis and Don (Faye) Buckelew, and many cousins, nieces and
    nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Committal Service Thursday, March 8, 2018
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Mozelle B. Self

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