Duane Francis McConnell |
October 5th, 1920 - February 3rd, 2016 95 Years
DUANE F. McCONNELL
LAKELAND - Duane Francis McConnell, a 'born again believer,' went home to be with his Lord, Jesus Christ, on Wed. Feb. 3, 2016.
He is survived by his daughters Denette (Jack) Schweikert of Melbourne and Kathleen (Jeff) Coffman of Lakeland, his sons Fred (Darcie) McConnell of Lakeland, and Patrick (Kaye) McConnell of Bryson City, NC, and six grandsons: John (Elizabeth) Schweikert of Atlanta, Alec (Deborah) Schweikert of Seattle, Michael (Hannah) McConnell of Knoxville, ... Read more
Mary Mullins |
December 21st, 1897 - February 3rd, 2016 118 Years
Lakeland – Mary Mullins
Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 3, 2016.
She was born on December 21, 1929, to Tom and Jennie Patrone in
Staten Island, NY.
Mary was part of the Red Hat Ladies, she was an avid bingo player and enjoyed traveling, breakfast with her friends and spending time with ‘my boys' Cameron and Nico.
She is preceded in death by her husband Raymond Mullins.
She is survived by her son Raymond T. Mullins Jr, two daughters; Ramona Reill ... Read more
Andrew David Adams |
February 27th, 1970 - February 2nd, 2016 45 Years
Lakeland - Andrew David Adams, 45, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016.
He was born on February 27, 1970, in Bolivia.
Andrew is survived by his parents Rev. David L. and Carole Adams of Lakeland, and two sons, Benjamin Adams and Garrick Oliver.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. ... Read more
Karen Klein |
August 8th, 1963 - February 2nd, 2016 52 Years
Karen E. Klein passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.
She was born on August 8, 1963, to John and Joann Kerns in Chicago, IL.
She was survived by 2 sons, David, Joseph; mother Joann, sister, Lisa, brother Joe, and 2 grandchildren David, Bella. ... Read more
Boyd Anna Bowers Heck |
February 16th, 1912 - February 1st, 2016 103 Years
Boyd Anna Bowers Heck, 103
Lakeland - Boyd Anna Bowers Heck died February 1, 2016. She was born February 16, 1912 in Herminie, PA, the fifth daughter of C. Hanway and Maggie Fay Boyd Bowers.
Graduated from Wilkinsburg (PA) High School, Miss Conley’s Secretarial School and attended the University of Pittsburgh. After 43 years with H. J. Heinz Company, she retired in 1977 as Coordinator of Corporate Public Relations.
Boyd and her husband John C. (Jack) Heck, Jr. moved to Naples, F ... Read more
Thomas Richard Browne |
July 30th, 1946 - January 31st, 2016 69 Years
Thomas Richard Browne, 69
Lakeland—Thomas Richard Browne, 69, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016.
He was born in New York City on July 30, 1946 to Nora and Kevin Browne. He graduated from Bergen Catholic High School, Oradell, NJ in 1964. He attended Stevens Institute of Technology. He served in the US Army from 1968 to 1970 during the Vietnam War. He was awarded two purple hearts and a bronze star.
Thomas moved to Florida to assume the position of CEO of Encore, a medical device re ... Read more
Jeannette B. Anderson |
January 17th, 1925 - January 31st, 2016 91 Years
Jeannette B. Anderson, 91
Jeannette Anderson, age 91, passed away January 31, 2016.
She was born on January 17, 1925, to Robert and Cleo Brinson in Pearson, GA.
She graduated Lakeland High School in 1941, and at the age of 16, was employed as a secretary to the three founding doctors of Watson Clinic.
After earning a degree in Accounting from Florida Southern she eventually became head of the Accounting Department and later retired after 42, years.
Jeannette met her future husb ... Read more
Charles Norman Yeager |
October 21st, 1940 - January 31st, 2016 75 Years
Charles Norman Yeager, 75
Lakeland – Charles Norman Yeager, 75, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016, while under hospice care.
He was born on October 21, 1940, in Sylvania, Ohio, to Norman and Florence Yeager.
Charles was a veteran in the United States Navy for 8 years. Enjoyed fishing and telling bad jokes.
He moved to Lakeland in 1996 and was married to Barbara (Sharon) Dias Yeager for 12, years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Yeager (Coe), brother Jerry and ... Read more
Betty Powell Carlton |
March 11th, 1938 - January 30th, 2016 77 Years
Betty Powell Carlton
Lakeland – Mrs. Betty Powell Carlton of Lakeland died of complications of Parkinson’s disease January 30, 2016.
Mrs. Carlton was a licensed social worker, graduating from Florida State University with a master’s degree in Social Work.
Her first professional job was at the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home in Enterprise, FL.
There she met her future husband, Rev. Dr. Bascom W. Carlton and provided the children at the home with love and support for ... Read more
Larry Dale Laxson |
October 8th, 1967 - January 28th, 2016 48 Years
Pending ... Read more
Carol Margaret Thomas |
June 26th, 1943 - January 26th, 2016 72 Years
Carol (Pat) Thomas
Lakeland – Carol (Pat) Thomas passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. She was born on June 26, 1943, at Methodist Regional Hospital in Brooklyn, NY.
Her parents were Peter K. Paterson, formerly of Hamilton, Scotland, and Isobel Dean Paterson, formerly of Donegal, Ireland.
She attended the public schools of Brooklyn, NY, and graduated from Methodist Hospital School for Nursing. She received her nursing diploma as a Registered Professional Nurse, ... Read more
David Thomas Wright, DDS |
October 7th, 1924 - January 25th, 2016 91 Years
Dr. David T. Wright, 91
Lakeland, FL – David Thomas Wright 91, previously of Haines City, FL., peacefully passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at his home in Lakeland surrounded by his family.
He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years Betty H Wright, sons William Curtis Wright (Jennifer Ready Wright) & John David Wright (Brandy Smith Wright), both of Lakeland and daughters Catherine Wright Fiesta, Lakeland, Kay Wright, Dallas TX, Charlotte Wright Boston, Colquitt, ... Read more
John Warren Connelly, Jr |
August 19th, 1956 - January 24th, 2016 59 Years
Pending ... Read more
Richard Kenneth Lee |
February 10th, 1936 - January 20th, 2016 79 Years
Pending ... Read more