Marion Selle Strawbridge |
November 26th, 1921 - July 22nd, 2016 94 Years
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Sara Pritchard Burris |
November 30th, 1927 - July 21st, 2016 88 Years
Lakeland – Sara Burris, Age 88, left for her next dance in heaven on July 21, 2016.
Sara was born in Richmond Virginia, and grew up outside of Richmond on a farm in Midlothian, Virginia. She worked as a nursing aid and X-Ray tech in high school where she met her future husband – Dr. Malcolm Burris. They were married on December 28, 1946 and spent 68 years together until Malcolm’s passing last year.
Sara moved to Lakeland from New Orleans in 1956 with her husband and tw ... Read more
Lennox Russell Barrand |
October 8th, 1936 - July 20th, 2016 79 Years
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Lisa Kay Johnson |
March 26th, 1966 - July 17th, 2016 50 Years
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Kristin Myrick Ilic |
January 19th, 1978 - July 16th, 2016 38 Years
Kristin Myrick Ilic – 38
LAKELAND – Kristin Myrick Ilic, age 38, passed away on July 12, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Zoran Ilic and loving mother of two sons.
Kristin was born in Lakeland on January 19, 1978, and grew up in Lakeland. She graduated from Lakeland High School in 1996 and from the University of Florida in 2001. Kristin worked as a preschool teacher and found her love of teaching young children at All Saints Academy and Littl ... Read more
Lewis Cowart |
September 7th, 1937 - July 15th, 2016 78 Years
Lewis Cowart of Lakeland peacefully passed away from cancer and Parkinson’s disease on July 15, 2016, at the age of 78.
Visitation with the family will be held at Heath Funeral Chapel, 328 S. Ingraham Avenue, Lakeland, Florida, on Monday, July 18th at 1:00 p.m., with the service beginning at 2:00 p.m.
Lewis was retired from Publix Super Markets where he was a truck driver for 30+ years.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years, Angie Cowart; 3 step- children ... Read more
James Robert Aspinwall, Jr |
September 25th, 1945 - July 12th, 2016 70 Years
Lakeland – James Robert Aspinwall Jr. went to Jesus Tuesday, July 12, 2016.
James (Jim/Jimmie) was born in Bay Village, Ohio, to James Robert Aspinwall Sr. and Velda V. (Pinkie) Aspinwall on September 25th, 1945. James graduated from The Ohio State University. In addition, he went to The New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, and to The University of Cincinnati in Ohio. He served our country in Vietnam as a First Lt. in the U.S. Army in the Long Range Reconnaissan ... Read more
Sarah Alisha Swift |
May 3rd, 1946 - July 11th, 2016 70 Years
Sarah Swift of Lakeland passed away on Monday, June 11, 2016, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center at the age of 70. She was born on May 3, 1946, in Richmond, Georgia.
The youngest of seven, she was raised in Perry, Georgia, and graduated from Perry High School. Sarah then attended Georgia Baptist School of Nursing and Columbus College of Nursing.
In 1965, she married Richard Swift and together they relocated to Lakeland, Florida, where they raised 3 children, Phillip, Laura, and Christo ... Read more
Donna B. Weaver |
September 13th, 1939 - July 10th, 2016 76 Years
Donna B. Weaver, 76
Lakeland: Donna B. Weaver, 76, of Lakeland, passed away on July 10, 2016. She was born on September 13, 1939, in Amanda, Ohio.
Donna was a dedicated elementary school teacher for 31 years in Polk County, and was a graduate of Florida Southern College.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Homer and Ella Berry, and by her brother, James Richard Berry.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Paul E. Weaver; son, Paul R. Weaver (Sandy); and grandson, Paul ... Read more
Lucy Harris |
June 6th, 1928 - July 9th, 2016 88 Years
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Charley C. Matlock |
March 6th, 1930 - July 9th, 2016 86 Years
Charley Clay Matlock
Lakeland - Mr. Charley Clay Matlock died on July 9, 2016, after a long illness. He was 86 years old. He was born in Athens, TN, on March 6, 1930, to Clay S. and Gertrude L. Matlock.
He was a graduate of East Tennessee State University and Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. He was a long-time faculty member at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, where he was involved in athletics and coached many winning golf teams. He enjoyed all aspects of life, was an avid ... Read more
Betty Heath |
October 2nd, 1946 - July 9th, 2016 69 Years
Lakeland – Betty Ann Heath, 69, passed away on July 9, 2016. She was born on October 2, 1946, in Woonsocket, R.I.
She worked for Polk County for 19 years as a service representative for the Elderly Services.
Survived by daughter, Alicia Simmons and husband; and son, Charles Heath and wife, Jaime, and 9 grandchildren.
Viewing will be held on Friday, July 15, 2016, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Heath Funeral Chapel, 328 S. Ingraham Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33801.
Memorials may be made to th ... Read more
Donald Ramsey |
February 11th, 1939 - July 8th, 2016 77 Years
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Virginia Braxton |
July 18th, 1917 - July 7th, 2016 98 Years
Virginia C. Braxton, of Lakeland, passed away on July 7, 2016, at the age of 98. She was born in Vanceboro, North Carolina, on July 18, 1917, to the late William and Bessie Covington.
Virginia married Leo Braxton on September 14, 1939. Mr. and Mrs. Braxton moved from Marianna, Florida, to Lakeland, Florida in 1993. Virginia worked for Kraft Foods for many years, where she retired in 1979. She joined First United Methodist Church in 1973, and was a member of Homebuilders Sunday School Class, ... Read more