Edward E. Murphey |
June 29th, 1926 - December 6th, 2013 87 Years
Edward E. Murphey, 87, passed away peacefully of heart failure on December 6, 2013.
Born in Palmetto, FL, he moved to Tennessee at an early age where he lived until retirement from GMAC. He then moved to Lakeland in 1986 where he enjoyed travel and golf.
He served in the US Marine Corps and attended The University of North Carolina. His passions included camping, hiking, tennis and running. For many years he led his son’s scouting groups on hiking and back ... Read more
William Thomas Parry |
September 28th, 1942 - December 5th, 2013 71 Years
William Thomas Parry, died December 5, 2013. He was born in Bartow, Florida on September 28, 1942 to Lucile (Enwright) and Thomas Houghton Parry, Jr.
Known as Bill Parry to most, he was graduated from Lake Wales High School where he played football and then attended the University of Florida. Bill served in the United States Marine Corps, training at Paris Island, North Carolina, and then was chosen for the elite Fifth Force Reconnaissance Company and trained at Camp Pendleton, California. ... Read more
Jean Merle Hilton |
December 22nd, 1929 - December 2nd, 2013 83 Years
Jean Merle Hilton, 83
Lakeland - Jean M. Hilton, 83, was born in Orwell, NY on December 22, 1929. She passed away, December 2, 2013 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center due to heart failure.
Jean was the cafeteria manager at Crystal Lake Elementary School.
She worked for the school system for over 22 years. She was a member of Scott Lake Baptist Church.
Jean is preceded in death by her husband Melvin, and brother, Louis Cole.
She is survived by her daughters, Melva Leyne ... Read more
Douglass Kellogg Harwell, Sr. |
February 16th, 1917 - November 30th, 2013 96 Years
Douglass K. Harwell, Sr.
(Feb. 16, 1917-Nov. 30, 2013)
Douglass K. Harwell, Sr. of Lakeland, FL, patriot and part of Lakeland’s early history, died from natural causes at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, Saturday morning. Mr. D.K, as he would become known around town, was born in Inaha, GA, February 16, 1917. His family moved to Plant City in 1928 where his father raised strawberries. He was a member of Boy Scout Troop #5 where he earned his Eagle Scout designation. That Troop had 76 memb ... Read more
Rudolph H. Brown, Jr |
November 13th, 1929 - November 25th, 2013 84 Years
Rudolph H. Brown Jr. 84
Lakeland - Rudolph H. Brown, Jr. passed away November 25 at Good Shepherd Hospice due to heart failure.
Rudolph was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in the Korean War. He was an Office Manager for Western Electric. He was a member of the Knight of Columbus and the Church of the Resurrection.
He is survived by his wife, Natalie, of 65 years, son, Rudy Brown III (Mary Ann), daughter, Bonnie Patchell (Rusty), four grandchildren and three great-grandchildre ... Read more
Wilma Carrillo |
July 2nd, 1940 - November 20th, 2013 73 Years
WILMA CARRILLO, 73
Wilma Carrillo, surrounded by her husband and four children, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at the age of 73, from complications suffered from a stroke in Lakeland, Florida.
Wilma, the daughter of Wilson Tavares and Maria Cruz Correia, was born on July 2, 1940, in Penedo, Estado de Lagoas and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Wilma’s parents instilled in her a love of learning and a desire for travel and adventure. Wilma excelled academically and graduated ... Read more
Jeremiah Grady Simpson |
November 8th, 1985 - November 17th, 2013 28 Years
Jeremiah “Joe” Grady Simpson, 28, died unexpectedly in a motor vehicle accident on Sunday, November 17, 2013.
A Lakeland, Florida native, Jeremiah graduated with honors from George Jenkins High School. An avid Florida Gator, he attended the University of Florida to study mathematics and to indulge in Gator football. As his academic work came to a close, Jeremiah enlisted in the United States Army.
Jeremiah served with the 52nd Signal Battalion, JNOC platoon, in Stuttgart, Germany for ... Read more
Jerry Lee Crutcher |
June 4th, 1944 - November 15th, 2013 69 Years
Jerry Lee Crutcher,
Lakeland – Jerry Lee Crutcher passed away on November 15, 2013 due to heart failure. He was born on June 4, 1944 in Shelby Township, Michigan to Otis and Floy Crutcher. Jerry was a resident of Lakeland since 1983.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children, Patti (Stephen) Kerstein, Terilynn Lobdell, William Crutcher, Barbara (Brian) Cadiz, Jennifer Estremos; and 10 grandchildren.
A funeral mass will be held on Friday November 22, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the Chur ... Read more
Shirelle Elizabeth Williams Baldwin |
April 2nd, 1969 - November 14th, 2013 44 Years
Lakeland – Shirelle Elizabeth Williams Baldwin, 44, passed away November 14, 2013 due to an auto accident. A viewing will be held on November 21, 2013 from 4-6pm at Heath Tribute Center. A celebration of Life will be held on November 22, 2013 from 5-7pm at Family Worship Center. ... Read more
Donald Edward Estabrook |
January 23rd, 1945 - November 13th, 2013 68 Years
DONALD E.ESTABROOK, 68 LAKELAND - Donald E. Estabrook, 68, of Lakeland, Florida, born on January, 23, 1945, was called home on November 13, 2013 after a long bout with pulmonary fibrosis, surrounded by family. Survived by wife, Darlene, daughters Lynn, Donna and Katie, step-daughters Laura and Angela, grandchildren Alic-ia, Christopher, Andrew, Kaylee, Hannah, Addy, Josie, Alyssa, Lucy, Juliet and great granddaughter Ava Grace. Survived by brother Joe Estabrook and family, many nieces and nephe ... Read more
Reverend Jethro Robert Mann, Sr. |
January 1st, 1917 - November 11th, 2013 96 Years
Reverend Jethro Robert Mann, Sr., 96
Lakeland: Reverend Jethro Robert Mann, Sr., died November 11, 2013 at Oakbridge at the age of 96. He was born on January 1, 1917 in Curryville, GA.
He is survived by a son and 2 daughters.
Services will be held in Gastonia, N.C.
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Barbara Jeanette Florence Mosley Mitchell |
May 23rd, 1926 - November 6th, 2013 87 Years
Barbara Mitchell, 81
Lakeland - Barbara Jeannette Florence Mosley Mitchell was born on May 23, 1926 in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada and passed away on November 6, 2013.
She was the youngest child born to Rev. Dr. Thomas Arthur Mosley and Ethel Huggons--Brown Mosley joining her brother,
Rev. Dr. Ronald Arthur Mosley and sister, Elizabeth Ann Mosley Heyworth. She was born at home in a parsonage. Her father was a Methodist preacher who moved after WWI from England to ... Read more
Monsignor John Peter Caulfield |
January 28th, 1935 - November 3rd, 2013 78 Years
Monsignor John P. Caulfield, 78
Lakeland - Monsignor John P. Caulfield, Pastor Emeirtus of St. Joseph Catholic Church, died peacefully on Sunday, November 3, 2013 in Lakeland, Florida after a battle with cancer. Monsignor Caulfield, the son of Thomas and Margaret Sheridan Caulfield, was born in Kiltrogue Claregalway, County Galway, Ireland on January 28, 1935. He is predeceased by his father and mother, his sister, Teresa Caulfield, his brother, Eamonn Caulfield, his nephew, Joseph Connel ... Read more
Patricia Foster |
June 24th, 1935 - November 2nd, 2013 78 Years
Lakeland; Patricia Foster, 78, of Lakeland died on November 2, 2013 from kidney failure. She was born on June 24, 1935 in Pine Castle, FL. Patricia was a RN and CDDN at the Foster Group Home for 35 years. She was also a co-founder for the Wheelhouse home for the handicapped and she was a volunteer for the Guardian Ad Litem Program; She was a member of the Webster Memorial Baptist Church and was a special ministries Sunday school teacher at the church for 30 years. She is survived by her husband ... Read more