John Marcus Haney |
June 30th, 1962 - September 28th, 2014 52 Years
For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.
A brother, father and grandfather.
Brother we love you! ... Read more
Sharon Ryan Coleman |
August 28th, 1949 - September 26th, 2014 65 Years
Sharon Ryan Coleman, 65
Lakeland: Sharon Ryan Coleman, 65, of Lakeland, died on September 26, 2014 from kidney failure. Sharon was born on August 28, 1949 in St. Louis, Missouri. She is survived by her husband Daryl Coleman; her 3 children; Ryan Coleman, Chelsea (Dave) Morris, and Heather (Kenneth) Bentley and 1 grandson David Morris Jr. Funeral services will be held on Saturday October 4, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with a viewing one hour prior at Heath Funeral Chapel.
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Lawanna Hires Coggin |
February 3rd, 1931 - September 23rd, 2014 83 Years
Lawanna Hires Coggin, 83
Purchasing Agent for Port Everglades Authority
Lakeland - Mrs. Lawanna Hires Coggin passed away quietly surrounded by her family on September 23, 2014 at LRMC due to respiratory failure. She was born in Odum, GA, on February 3, 1931. She was an active member of First United Methodist Church and also a member of Maiden’s Chapel in Franklin, NC. Lawanna enjoyed painting, flower arranging, and traveling. She and her late husband visited 49 of the 50 states. She took ... Read more
Ruth Foehl Etheridge |
June 10th, 1925 - September 23rd, 2014 89 Years
Ruth Foehl Etheridge, 89
LAKELAND - Ruth Ellen Foehl Etheridge of Lakeland, Florida passed away peacefully on September 23, 2014, from heart failure. She was 89.
Born June 10, 1925, Ruth was a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she graduated from Olney High School.
In 1957 she settled in Lakeland with her husband, where she made many lifelong friends.
She was a loving and devoted wife and mother who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She looked forward ... Read more
Richard "Dick" Phillips |
January 16th, 1925 - September 22nd, 2014 89 Years
Lakeland – Dick Phillips, 89, died September 22nd of cerebral vascular disease.
He moved to Lakeland as an infant in 1925. After graduating from Lakeland High School he served in the Eighth Air Force in World War II. Post war he attended Rochester Institute of Technology where he earned a degree in Color Photography and met his wife of 63 years, Pat.
He and Pat opened Phillips Studio in Lakeland in 1949. In 1962 they built the iconic building that still houses the business. His photog ... Read more
Katherine Lynn Burke Miller |
December 18th, 1949 - September 19th, 2014 64 Years
Katherine Lynn Burke Miller, 64
Lakeland - Katherine Lynn Burke Miller, of Lakeland, FL
passed away to be with our Lord and Savior on Sept. 19, 2014 at TGH due to G.I. complications. Born Dec. 18, 1949 in Pennington Gap, VA, daughter of the late Alvin Henry Burke and Thelma Vina Woodyard. Survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Larry Lewis Miller. Daughters: Melissa Rena Miller (Stephen) Troiano, Stephanie Dawn Miller (Kenneth) Haney,
& Samantha Lynn Miller (Joseph) Kelley;
Grandchil ... Read more
Paula Miller Higgins |
August 10th, 1956 - September 17th, 2014 58 Years
Paula Miller Higgins, 58
Business Owner of PH Solutions
Lakeland – Paula Miller Higgins passed away on September 17, 2014 due to head trauma. Paula, a respected community leader and Certified Fund Raising Executive, was freed from her damaged body and went to be with her earthly father and Heavenly Father. She was surrounded by her family. She was 58 years young at the time of her passing.
Paula Jean Miller was born on August 10, 1956 in Thomasville, GA to Patricia Keegan Miller and Wes ... Read more
Mary " Ann " Breathitt |
May 13th, 1925 - September 15th, 2014 89 Years
Mary "Ann"Breathitt, 89
LAKELAND- Mary "Ann" Breathitt, 89, went to her heavenly home September 15, 2014 at LRMC due to head injuries from a fall. She was born in Orlando, Fl. on May 13, 1925. Ann was the daughter of Benjamin and Edith Hanselman. She was a lifetime resident of the Lakeland area. Ann was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. She was active in Christians Alive. Ann and her husband Harvie enjoyed working with the youth at their church.
She was preceded in death by her ... Read more
Margaret (Peggy) Dulaney Matlock |
September 27th, 1931 - September 14th, 2014 82 Years
Margaret (Peggy) Dulaney Matlock, 82
Lakeland- Mrs. Margaret Dulaney Matlock died at LRMC on September 14, 2014 due to complications from a stroke. She was 82 years old. She was born in Bristol, VA on September 27, 1931. Peggy was a graduate of East Tennessee State University. She was an active member and volunteer at the First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, PEO, Bykota Sunday School Class and Circle 10. She was a supporter of Florida Southern College Golf Team.
Sh ... Read more
Luther McLeod Beal, D.D.S |
July 28th, 1913 - September 12th, 2014 101 Years
Luther McLeod Beal, D.D.S., 101
Lakeland- Dr. Luther M. Beal died September 12, 2014 at Florida Presbyterian Homes due to natural causes. He was 101 years old. He was born in Chapman, Alabama on July 28, 1913.
Dr. Beal moved to Lakeland in 1924 from Tampa. He served in the United States Army during World War II serving in the Dental Corps. He graduated from Florida Southern College and dental school at Loyola University in New Orleans, La. Dr. Beal was a dentist in Lakeland sin ... Read more
William A. Schultz, Jr. |
October 6th, 1931 - September 12th, 2014 82 Years
William “Bill” Schultz, 82
Lakeland- Bill Schultz, 82, went to be with the Lord on September 12, 2014, due to complications from dementia, at his home with his family gathered around him.
He was born in Grove Hill, AL, on Oct.6, 1931 to Archie and Lucy Schultz.
Bill was a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force serving as a radio instructor, which took him on flights to many countries. He would love travel and cultural sites for many years to come. His friends calle ... Read more
Manuel Jesus Suco, Sr. |
June 8th, 1938 - September 10th, 2014 76 Years
Manuel Jesus Suco,Sr. 76, died on 09/10/14 at LRMC from heart failure. Survived by wife, Karma and 3 sons. Services 09/15/2014 @ 2pm Heath Funeral Chapel. ... Read more
Joseph Aloysius Stanislowski |
May 18th, 1930 - September 9th, 2014 84 Years
Joseph Aloysius Stanislowski
Aircraft Mechanic, 84
Mulberry - Joseph Aloysius Stanislowski, 84, of Mulberry passed away on Tuesday September 9, 2014 due to heart failure.
He was born on May 18, 1930 in Port Huron, Michigan. Joseph served in the Navy and Air Force during the Korean Conflict and The Vietnam War.
He was preceded in death by his two wives, Betty and Lorraine. He is survived by his son, Joseph, daughter, Anne, sister, Patricia, 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren.
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Christopher T. Weaver |
October 11th, 1947 - September 9th, 2014 66 Years
Christopher T. Weaver, 66
Lakeland: Christopher T. Weaver, 66, of Lakeland, died on September 9, 2014 from complications from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Christopher was born on October 11, 1947 in Trenton New Jersey, but grew up in Fieldsboro, NJ. He was a Professor of Psychology at Florida Southern College for 35 ½ years. He was preceded in death by his father Kenneth Weaver. He is survived by his mother Ann Weaver; wife Linda; son Gareth Weaver; daughter Ellen Weaver and also Shana ... Read more