Mary Clark McKnight |
April 9th, 1922 - August 27th, 2014 92 Years
MARY CLARK McKNIGHT
Mary C. McKnight, 92, was welcomed to her heavenly Father's home on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 due to dementia.
Mrs. McKnight was born April 9, 1922 in Carlisle, PA. She was the youngest of three sisters born to Charles H. and Florence N. Clark. She was a graduate of Dickinson College, a member of Chi Omega sorority and an elementary school teacher. Mrs. McKnight met the love of her life, John H. McKnight, while John was attending Dickinson Sch ... Read more
Jeanne B. Mason |
December 5th, 1919 - August 25th, 2014 94 Years
Jeanne B. Mason, 94, of Sandwich, Illinois, previously of Lakeland, Florida, passed away peacefully at her home Monday, August 25, 2014. She was born December 5, 1919 in Camden, NJ to the late May (Wooters) Brulatour Wood and Jean Leonard Brulatour. She married W. Finley Mason on June 20, 1941. Jeanne was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sandwich, IL. She graduated from the University of Delaware in 1941.
She is survived by her three children, Joseph (Diana) Mason of Chesterfie ... Read more
Fances Louise Hatchett |
April 6th, 1922 - August 24th, 2014 92 Years
Frances L. Hatchett, 92
Lakeland- Mrs. Frances L. Hatchett died on August 24, 2014 at LRMC due to natural causes. She was born April 6, 1922 in Lakeland, Florida. She was a member of Dixie Highway Baptist Church. Mrs. Hatchett and her husband loved singing and they sang at the local nursing homes.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Reverend Thomas V. Hatchett, her son, John C. Guinn, and her two daughters, June E. Hamblen and Kay F. Humphries. Survivors include ... Read more
Walter Bielanski |
May 15th, 1922 - August 6th, 2014 92 Years
May 15, 1922 to August 6, 2014
58-year Lakeland resident, passed away August 6th from respiratory failure.
Born in Detroit, Michigan and raised on farm near Vasser, Michigan. Later at Michigan State University he met Phyllis Olin, “the best part of his life”. During WWII served in the Army Air Corps as a B24 bombardier, based in England. Returned in 1944, married Phyllis and began a 39 year career with Auto Owners Insurance in Detroit. He transferred to Lakeland in 1 ... Read more
Janice Gail Anglin |
May 19th, 1945 - August 2nd, 2014 69 Years
Jan "Janice Gail" Blanton Anglin, 69 of Lakeland, went to spend eternity with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 2, 2014. Cause of death was dementia.
She was born in Thomasville, GA on May 19, 1945 to J. Lamar and Frances Woodward Blanton and moved to Lakeland in 1950. She was a founding member of Crossroads Baptist Church. Jan graduated from Lakeland Senior High School in 1963, attended the School of Nursing at Johns Hopkins University, returned to Lakeland and married Frank D. Angl ... Read more
Amos "Tom" Monroe Mote |
October 29th, 1919 - August 1st, 2014 94 Years
Amos (Tom) M. Mote, 94
Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel
Lakeland – Tom M. Mote, 94, passed away on August 1, 2014 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, due to natural causes. He was born in Dahlonega, Georgia, on October 29, 1919 and was raised in Kokoma, Indiana.
At the beginning of WWII, Tom joined the Army Air Core Flying Cadets and served in the Pacific. At the end of WWII, he served in Europe during its reconstruction. He also served in the Korean Conflict and as an advisor in the Vietn ... Read more
Charles Richard Kennedy |
November 22nd, 1948 - July 31st, 2014 65 Years
CHARLES RICHARD KENNEDY, 65
LAKELAND – Charles Richard “Dick” Kennedy, 65, of Lakeland, died July 31, 2014 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
He was born November 22, 1948 in Washington, D.C., the son of the late Phillip F. and H. Dorothy (Simmons) Kennedy. He was a 1967 graduate of Assumption Preparatory School in Worcester, Mass.
While there he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He received a bachelor’s degree from Florida Southern College in 1983. He received his certificati ... Read more
Gerald Ray Stallings |
September 17th, 1929 - July 28th, 2014 84 Years
Ray Stallings (Big Daddy)
Stallings Crop Insurance Corp.
Veteran Korea, 1st Lieutenant
Lakeland – Gerald Ray Stallings, age 84, passed away July 28, 2014 of heart failure at his home in Bartow, FL.
Ray, who was born in Valdosta, Ga on September 17th, 1929, was raised in the community of New Lois, between Nashville and Valdosta. He attended New Lois Community School, Gordon Military School and the University of Georgia until he was called to duty in Korea in July 1952, where he ... Read more
Norma Rae Whitten |
February 1st, 1925 - July 25th, 2014 89 Years
Norma Rae Whitten passed away on July 25, 2014. She was born on February 1, 1925, in Lakeland, Florida, to Edgar and Ollie Fearrand. Norma was a homemaker and married to Charles Whitten for 44 years raising 3 children. She was a native of Lakeland and lived there her entire life. She loved to garden and once won the Lakeland Beautification award.
Norma is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Whitten, in 1990.
She is survived by her children, Sherri Thomas, of Lakeland, Florida, Shirle ... Read more
Joanne R. Walker |
October 23rd, 1931 - July 24th, 2014 82 Years
Joanne R. Walker, 82
Lakeland – Joanne Walker, 82, passed away on July 24, 2014 after a brief struggle with cancer. She was born on October 23, 1931, in Bloomington, IN, the daughter of Frank and Marie Randall.
Joanne’s family relocated to Florida when she was 2 and she spent the majority of her life living in Lakeland. After graduating from Lakeland High School, class of 1949, Joanne married Roy Lyndon Walker. In addition to raising two wonderful children, she also worked many years ... Read more
Rochelle "Shelley" Pickett Winebarger |
June 14th, 1965 - July 24th, 2014 49 Years
Rochelle “Shelley” Pickett Winebarger 49
Rochelle Pickett Winebarger passed away July 24, 2014 at Good Shepherd Hospice of cancer.
Shelley was an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and MOM’S Ministry
She is survived by her husband of 25 years. Donald Fred Winebarger, daughter Kailey Marie, and mother Marie Heath Lambruschini, her sister Nicole Marie Moore and five half sisters
A visitation will be held Tue. July 29 from 1- 1:30 Pm at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with ... Read more
James Grady Fields |
October 6th, 1915 - July 18th, 2014 98 Years
James Grady Fields, 98, died July 18, 2014 of congestive heart failure with his loving family at his side. He was born October 6, 1915 in Lakeland, FL. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corp and during World War II in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Buttercrust Bakery after 33 years. He was a faithful member of Trinity Church of God, a role model and admired by his family and all who knew him. Grady enjoyed gardening, fishing and his family. He was our hero, such a wonderful, gentle, Chri ... Read more
Deloris Maxine Grady |
February 6th, 1926 - July 18th, 2014 88 Years
Deloris Maxine Grady, 86
Lakeland – Deloris Maxine Grady, 86, died of a stroke Friday, July 18, 2014 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.
Born February, 1926, in Elkhart, Indiana, she moved to Florida in 1970. In 1973, she started work as an accountant with the Department of Citrus. She retired in 1995 as Revenue Accountant.
Deloris was a resident of Beacon Terrace, where she had been an active member of the Home Owners Association, serving on the board and as President for se ... Read more
John Thomas Cline |
October 23rd, 1917 - July 17th, 2014 96 Years
John Thomas Cline, 96
Owner – JT Cline Citrus
Mr. John Thomas Cline passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Highlands Lake Skilled Nursing Facility in Lakeland FL, due to natural causes. Tom Cline was born on October 23, 1917 in Arcadia, FL to Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Cline. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie. Survivors include stepsons John Hayes, George M. Hayes III, Stan Hayes, one daughter, Debbie (Gene) Hendry, and one grandson,
Wiley Miles Hendry.
Mr. Cline was a graduate ... Read more