Jean Jenkins |
December 26th, 1931 - September 25th, 2016 84 Years
Jean Anita Umphlett Jenkins, 84, passed away on September 25, 2016.
Jean was born in Suffolk, Virginia.
She lived in Lakeland, Florida, for 61 years, and had recently moved to Jacksonville, Florida.
Jean spent more than 3 decades working at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, then working as a volunteer in several organizations.
She was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Ira Jenkins.
She is survived by a brother, Martin Leatherman, and 3 children: Lynn Banks of Jacksonville, ... Read more
Shirley Atteberry Darby |
December 28th, 1920 - September 22nd, 2016 95 Years
Shirley Atteberry Darby, 95
Teacher and Homemaker
LAKELAND – Shirley Atteberry Darby, 95, a resident of Lakeland, Florida, passed away on September 22, 2016, at Hawthorne Inn of Lakeland, due to natural causes.
Mrs. Darby was born on 12/28/20, in Charity, Missouri, to Tim William and Bernice Harmon Atteberry. She and her husband, Ben Homer Darby, Sr., moved to Lakeland in 1975.
Mrs. Darby graduated in 1942 from Southwest Baptist College in Bolivar, Missouri. She taught two years i ... Read more
Jeanette Ervin Palmer |
December 23rd, 1929 - September 15th, 2016 86 Years
Jeanette Ervin Palmer passed away peacefully September 15, 2016 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Lakeland, Florida.
Jeanette was born December 23, 1929, in Herrin, Illinois, daughter of John and Maggie Bione.
She graduated from Herrin High School. She was married to Fantier B. Ervin on June 6, 1948. They moved to Lakeland, Florida, in 1970. Mr. Ervin passed away January 13, 2002.
Jeanette was married to Walter J. Palmer March 20, 2003, in Lakeland, Florida, and resided at Grasslands until ... Read more
Vally Hintz Weller |
March 5th, 1922 - September 15th, 2016 94 Years
Lakeland - Vally Hintz Weller, age 94, of Lakeland passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.
She was a resident of The Estates at Carpenters.
Vally was born in Germany, March 5, 1922 to Carl and Lizbeth Hintz.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Weller. They met in Germany and married in Berlin, October 10, 1949.
Valentine’s Day, the day Vally arrived in the United States, always remained a special holiday for her.
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Bruce Gordon Gillette |
October 12th, 1925 - September 13th, 2016 90 Years
Bruce Gordon Gillette
Lakeland – Bruce Gordon Gillette, 90, of Lakeland, FL, died Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at his home. Bruce was born on October 12, 1925, in Ellenville, NY, the son of Harold B. Gillette and Louise Estelle Reynolds. He served in the U.S. Army (WWII) with the 30th Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operations. He graduated from the New York State University at Farmingdale, NY.
Bruce was co-owner of Gillette Consumer Oil Co., Inc. of Ellenville, NY. He retir ... Read more
Richard Chapman |
June 8th, 1932 - September 11th, 2016 84 Years
Pending ... Read more
Dorothy E. Steinbach |
October 15th, 1930 - September 10th, 2016 85 Years
Dorothy E. Steinbach
Lakeland – Dorothy E. Steinbach, 85, passed away quietly at the Highlands Lake Center on Saturday, September 10, 2016. She was born in St. Louis, MO. Dorothy grew up in the Missouri Ozarks during the Great Depression on a small farm her family had purchased to survive the Depression. Later, after moving back to St. Louis, she graduated from Hadley Technical High School.
She was married three times in her lifetime, to Ivan L. Steinbach, William M. Leaders, and Alexan ... Read more
George Edward Manners |
October 2nd, 1924 - September 5th, 2016 91 Years
George Edward Manners, 91
Lakeland- Mr. George Edward Manners died at Lakeland Nursing & Rehabilitation on September 5, 2016. He was born October 2, 1924, in Saltsburg, PA.
George was a longtime member of The Church of God (Anderson, IN), most recently Spirit Lake Community Church, Winter Haven, FL. He served in the United States Army in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He worked as an electrician for over 30 years.
George was predeceased by his wife of nearly 61 years, Lois G ... Read more
Betty Tanner Bagwell |
January 24th, 1937 - September 5th, 2016 79 Years
Betty Tanner Bagwell, 79
Betty Tanner Bagwell, wife of Dr. Gerald Bagwell, went to be with the Lord peacefully on September 5, 2016. She was born on January 24, 1937, and was greatly loved by her family and friends.
Betty met her husband Gerald at Winder-Barrow High School in Winder, Georgia, and became engaged to be married in her junior year. In June of 1955, Betty and Gerald graduated and Betty was named Miss Winder-Barrow High. The couple was married in September.
Betty was a tire ... Read more
Ruby Henry |
July 26th, 1956 - September 4th, 2016 60 Years
Services are pending. ... Read more
Peggy Ann Fontes |
December 4th, 1946 - September 3rd, 2016 69 Years
Peggy Ann Fontes was born on December 4, 1946, she passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016.
She is survived by two daughters, Lisa Alleyne and Peggy Henderson, six grandchildren, Candace Alleyne, Kalise Alleyne, Corteny Alleyne, Tyler Henderson, Tory Davis and Taylor Mitchell. ... Read more
Eleanor A. Dowd |
November 25th, 1924 - September 2nd, 2016 91 Years
Pending ... Read more
Francis Raboin |
July 17th, 1933 - September 2nd, 2016 83 Years
Pending ... Read more
Ruth Virginia (Jenny) Tidwell |
May 22nd, 1935 - September 1st, 2016 81 Years
Ruth Virginia (Jenny) Tidwell, age 81, passed away peacefully on September 1st, 2016.
She was born to the late Frank Richard Jenkins and Ruth Leanna Roper Jenkins in Live Oak, Florida, on May 22, 1935.
Jenny married the love of her life, Robert Tidwell, on April 29th, 1956, in Live Oak and was happily married for 60 years. Shortly after marriage, the couple moved to Lakeland, Florida.
Jenny worked as an office manager and bookkeeper for a local car dealership for over 40 years. She e ... Read more