Betty Jean Arnold Poole |
December 25th, 1932 - November 27th, 2015 82 Years
Betty Jean Arnold Poole, 82
Lakeland: Betty Jean Arnold Poole died Friday, November 27, 2015 at the age of 82.
Betty was a 4th generation Floridian, graduate of Lakeland High School, and retiree of Lakeland Regional Medical Center having given 32 years of service in Human Resources.
She is survived by her children Elena Poole Donaldson, Valerie Poole and Curtis Poole, all of Lakeland; her 6 grandchildren, 2 great grandsons, and her sister Barbara Benedict of Dunedin.
Funeral serv ... Read more
William Martin Spencer |
March 9th, 1945 - November 27th, 2015 70 Years
William Martin Spencer
William M. Spencer, 70 passed away Friday, November 27, 2015.
He was born on March 9, 1945, to Henry and Mable Spencer in Lockport, New York.
William enjoyed working in the yard and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Vivian of 50 years, they had two children, son, Martin, (Terri), daughter, Amy, five grandchildren Lee, Kayla, William, Amanda Lynn, Amanda Louise, 6 great grandchildren Isabella, Jeramiah, Sofia, Tristan, Ethan, Benjamin, two bro ... Read more
Thomas "Michael" Kebberly |
April 7th, 1965 - November 26th, 2015 50 Years
Thomas “Michael” Kebberly, born April 7, 1965 in Uniontown, PA, passed away at the age of 50 on November 26th, 2015.
A resident of Lakeland, FL since 1984, he was a well-known part owner of Kau Kau Koner.
He was a great friend and “big brother” to so many. Always ready with a bad joke, a shoulder, an ear, or just a silent bear hug. Michael’s huge heart and great wit will be missed.
Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Linda; and survived by his father, JT, siblings ... Read more
Paul Richard Prunier |
April 29th, 1932 - November 25th, 2015 83 Years
Paul R. Prunier, 83
LAKELAND - Paul R. Prunier, 83, passed away at Lakeland Regional Hospital November 25, 2015.
Paul is survived by his wife Eileen, children Mike and wife Mary, Jack, Colleen and husband John, Ed and wife Denise, grandchildren Samantha, Meghan, Michael Jr., Noreen, McKenzie and Claire Prunier, and Brooke and Ellen Pataky.
A celebration of life and inurnment will be held in Elmira, NY in the spring.
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Mary B. White |
February 16th, 1930 - November 25th, 2015 85 Years
Mary B. White passed away, Wednesday, November 25, 2015. She was born on February 16, 1930 to William and Mae Bradshaw in Burgaw, North Carolina.
Mary worked as a secretary for the Polk County School Board for many years.
Mary is survived by her one son, John White; two daughters, Gayle McMahon and Lisa Engle; and two grandchildren, Paige McMahon and Brandon Judd.
Inurnment will take place at a later time at Oak Hill Burial Park ... Read more
Yvonne Elizabeth McDaniel |
May 2nd, 1921 - November 25th, 2015 94 Years
Yvonne E. McDaniel, 94, died Nov.25, 2015.Survived by daughter, Suzanne, sons, Edward and Mark. Private family service at All Saint’s Episcopal Church. Heath Funeral Chapel.
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Charles Henry Brabant |
March 27th, 1945 - November 24th, 2015 70 Years
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George Wells Harvey |
May 25th, 1925 - November 23rd, 2015 90 Years
George Wells Harvey, Jr., 90, passed away peacefully Monday, November 23, 2015 in Lakeland, Florida.
George was born to Edythe Cannon and George Wells Harvey, Sr. in Chattanooga, Tennessee on May 25, 1925. As a boy, he enjoyed fishing and playing football for his alma mater Chattanooga Central High School where he earned the nickname "Lefty." He graduated in 1944 and enlisted in the United States Navy soon after.
George was stationed in San Diego, California, Pearl Harbor and the Ulithi A ... Read more
Kerens P. Fitzgerald |
September 11th, 1939 - November 23rd, 2015 76 Years
Kerens P. Fitzgerald died on 11/23/15. He was preceded in death by 2 sisters. He is survived by 2 sisters and his extended loving family. ... Read more
Tanya Comparetto Friel |
December 1st, 1959 - November 19th, 2015 55 Years
Tanya Comparetto Friel, 55
Tanya Comparetto Friel, 55, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Tanya was born on December 1st, 1959 in Tampa, Florida.
She grew up in Tampa and graduated from The Academy of Holy Names (’78). She attended the University of Florida (’82) and then continued her education at Mercer University (’85) from which she earned her law degree.
Family had moved from Tampa to Lakeland, so she decided to make the move as well after law school. Tanya began w ... Read more
Nery Labbe |
May 19th, 1928 - November 16th, 2015 87 Years
Nery Tejeda Labbe, 87, passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2015.
She was born on May 19, 1928 in Camaguey, Cuba to Francisco and Maria Labbe. She is survived by her granddaughter Adriana. ... Read more
Robbie (Gizmo) McCracken Wallach |
May 20th, 1928 - November 14th, 2015 87 Years
Robbie (Gizmo) McCracken Wallach
Lakeland – Robbie McCracken Wallach, 87, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2015.
She was the eighth of ten children born to Robert and MaryJane McCracken on May 20, 1928, in Socrum, FL.
Robbie was a “Strawberry Girl” attending school during the summers, allowing her and her siblings
To work in the strawberry fields during the winter months.
Early in her life she was a server at Reececliff and later acted as a nursing assistant to the eld ... Read more
Girard Gartrell Etheridge, III |
October 7th, 1958 - November 14th, 2015 57 Years
Girard Gartrell Etheridge III - 57
Lakeland - Girard Gartrell Etheridge III, passed away on November 14, 2015 at Lakeland Regional Health.
Girard was born October 7, 1958, in Lakeland, Florida. He lived in Lakeland his entire life. He attended Lakeland High School. While growing up in Lakeland he was very active in the Boy Scouts and both school and community sports; playing football and little league baseball as catcher. He was recognized as one of the outstanding players year after yea ... Read more
Robert Warren Phillips |
October 22nd, 1925 - November 12th, 2015 90 Years
Robert Warren Michael Phillips, 90, recently of Lakeland FL, previously of Pembroke Pines, FL died of congestive heart failure on November 12, 2015 in Lakeland FL.
Robert was born on October 22, 1925 in New York, NY to Solomon Joseph Phillips, and Rose Abrams Phillips. Married on June 3, 1950 in New York to Irma Pedrogo. He served in the United States Army Air Forces from 1944 through 1946 as a cryptographic technician, enciphering and deciphering air to ground radio. He attended Columbia Un ... Read more