Dora Miest Garrett |
September 5th, 1924 - June 16th, 2013 88 Years
Dora Miest Garrett, 88
Dora Miest Garrett, devoted wife, beloved mother and grandmother passed away of heart failure on June 16, 2013.
Dora was born on September 5, 1924 to Herman and Berta Miest in Breslau, Germany.
She came to the United States with her parents in 1927and became a citizen in 1946.
She married J. Gerald Garrett in 1950, moving to Lakeland, in 1961. They created a loving home for their three daughters and shared sixty three wonderful years together.
They were l ... Read more
Deborah Ann Keith |
July 12th, 1953 - June 9th, 2013 59 Years
Deborah Ann Keith, 59
Lakeland: Deborah Ann Keith, 59, went to see her Lord Jesus on June 9, 2013 from complication of COPD. She was born on July 12, 1953 in Worcester, Massachusetts. She was a devout Christian who loved and served her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her son Rev. Joel B. Keith; she is survived by her husband Barry and son and daughter in law Jay and Jennifer Keith. A memorial service will be held on Thursday June 13, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at Heath Funeral Chape ... Read more
James Mitchell Walker |
March 13th, 1936 - June 7th, 2013 77 Years
James Mitchell Walker, 77
Lakeland: James Mitchell Walker, 77, of Lakeland passed away on June 7, 2013 after a lengthy struggle with COPD. He was born on March 13, 1936 in Ft. Meade, Florida to Frances and George Walker. He enlisted in the U.S. Army at the age of 17 and was a veteran of the Korean War. He subsequently attended Florida State University where he received his bachelors and masters degrees in Economics. During the 1960s he worked for the US government initially in the Atlanta Bra ... Read more
Lois Cowles Harrison |
June 23rd, 1934 - June 6th, 2013 78 Years
Lois Cowles Harrison, 78
Lakeland - Lois Cowles Harrison, 78, of Lakeland, passed away, Thursday, June 06, 2013, due to heart failure at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.
Lois is survived by her husband, Homer Hooks, Lakeland, her three children: Mark Harrison, Englewood, FL; Patrick Harrison (Jodi), Sarasota, FL; Lois Eleanor Harrison, Ridgefield, CT, and her three grandchildren: Jennifer Harrison, Englewood, FL; Julian Minigiello and Niko Minigiello, Ridgefield, CT. Lois is also survived ... Read more
Lois (Ackerman) Feelan |
November 2nd, 1914 - June 5th, 2013 98 Years
Lois (Ackerman) Feelan, 98
Lois Feelan passed away on June 5, 2013 in Lakeland, FL. Lois was predeceased in death by her husband of 40 years, Howard Feelan of Bristol, CT.. Lois was also from Bristol, working as a registered nurse for many years, doing private and industrial nursing. They moved to Lakeland, FL. to enjoy their retirement years.
She will be sorely missed by her family and friends. Survivors include: Nieces, Diann Megert of Walters, OK. and Susanne Deatherage ... Read more
Osmond Romanus Mitchell |
August 9th, 1929 - June 3rd, 2013 83 Years
Osmond Romanus Mitchell died on June 3, 2013 in Lakeland, Florida. He was born on August 9, 1929 in Arima, Trinidad, to Paul and Edith Mitchell. He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth; Sons, Richard, Robert, Brian, Benedict, and Christopher; Daughters, Jo-Anne Sanchez-Cruz, Janice Mitchell-Nieves, and Cheri-Anne Mauntel; 29 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph\\\\\\\'s Catholic Church in Lakeland, Florida on Friday, June 14th, 2013 at 3:30 pm.
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Jerry C. Reed |
March 2nd, 1949 - June 2nd, 2013 64 Years
Jerry C. Reed, 64
MBM Food Services
Lakeland – Jerry C. Reed, 64, was born on March 2, 1949 in Burlington, NC and passed away on June 2, 2013 at Tampa General Hospital due to respiratory failure.
Jerry served in the U.S. military in Thailand. He worked for MBM Food Services as a transportation manager.
He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Barbara, and his brother, Malcolm, (Pam).
Services will be held in North Carolina at a later date.
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Steven Earl Jones |
April 22nd, 1958 - June 1st, 2013 55 Years
Obit for Steven Earl Jones
Steven Earl Jones, age 55, lost his battle with cancer on Sat., June 1, 2013. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama on April 22, 1958 and moved to Lakeland with his family at the age of 2. During his life he worked for Palm Harbor Mobile Homes and at Rooms To Go Warehouse. Steve was an avid Miami Dolphins fan and was crazy about his dog Baybay. He was predeceased in death by his father Clarence Earl Jones Jr. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Jones, the children of ... Read more
Jean Estelle Rolph |
September 29th, 1928 - May 31st, 2013 84 Years
Jean Estelle Rolph, 84
Lakeland – Jean Estelle Rolph passed away May 31, 2013 due to heart failure. She was born September 29, 1928 in Cincinnati, Ohio to William and Stella Rodenberg. She married Roy Rolph in 1948 and they shared 65 years of marriage. Jean was a homemaker and loving wife. She worked at Sun Coast Restaurant as a waitress for 17 years.
Jean is predeceased by daughter, Kathy Jean Barreras; beloved sister, Corinne Riley.
She is survived by husband, Roy K. Rolph; children, K ... Read more
Bob J Barbree |
January 27th, 1941 - May 30th, 2013 72 Years
Bob J Barbree, 72
Retired Bank President
Lakeland - Bob J. Barbree, 72, of Lakeland, Florida succumbed to complications from Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Lakeland Regional Memorial Hospital. Born January 27, 1941 in Chattahoochee, Florida, he was the son of the late Johnathan F. and Cecil Mae Dickson Barbree.
As a child, Bob excelled academically and athletically at Chattahoochee High school where he was a class officer, a band captain, a member of the “C” Club, a tw ... Read more
Kathleen Joyce Britton |
August 9th, 1921 - May 30th, 2013 91 Years
Kathleen Joyce Britton, 91
Lakeland: Kathleen Joyce Britton, 91, of Lakeland, died on May 30, 2013 from natural causes. She was born on August 9, 1921 in Holloway, Michigan. She was a member of the United Methodist Temple and also The Elizabeth circle at the church. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother. She is survived by her husband Thomas Britton; daughter Kathy Reid (Yilmaz), son David Gray (Helen), step-son Randall Scott Britton (Miriam), and step-daughter Ki ... Read more
Edith Margaret Ruppel |
October 9th, 1917 - May 25th, 2013 95 Years
Edith Margaret Ruppel, 95
Lakeland- Mrs. Edith Margaret Ruppel died at LRMC on May 25, 2013. She was born October 9, 1917 in Harrison, New York. Mrs. Ruppel was a member of the Presbyterian Church in the Highlands. She was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Frank E. Ruppel. Survivors include daughter, Nancy Ruppel (Robert) Georges, Lakeland, son, Robert (Carol) Ruppel, Santa Barbara, CA, 6 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday ... Read more
Linda Adrienne Farnam |
November 3rd, 1949 - May 24th, 2013 63 Years
Linda Adrienne Farnam, 63
Lakeland – Linda Adrienne Farnam, 63, passed away on May 24th, 2013 in Lakeland, FL surrounded by her husband and daughters after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on November 3rd, 1949 in San Francisco, CA, to Leon Nesbitt and Louise Howard.
She is survived by beloved husband, Bud Farnam, daughters, Tracy Walters, Angelia Bean, and Angie Sundstrom, sister, Barbara Neal, and grandchildren, Kristina, Nicholas, Tyler, Jason, Mathew, and Tatum.
Special ... Read more
Verna A. Crawford |
October 3rd, 1940 - May 22nd, 2013 72 Years
Verna A. Crawford, 72
Lakeland - Mrs. Verna Crawford died Wednesday, May 22 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center of heart failure.
Mrs. Crawford graduated from Winter Haven High School in 1958, attended the University of Florida, and was a member of Gamma Mu 3509 Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha a service sorority for 40 years.
Verna was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Thomas, her daughter, Alexis C. Livesay (Steven), ... Read more