Obituaries

Mary Marguerite Novis

September 16, 2021

Mary Marguerite Novis Age 82 passed away peacefully at her home in Auburndale, FL on September 15, 2021. She was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on December 22, 1938 to Cyril & Helen George. She moved to Lakeland, Florida in 1978 where she worked as a c

Lori Jean Allison

September 15, 2021

Lori Jean Allison, born December 23, 1959, went to be with the Lord on September 9, 2021. Loving wife, sister, mother and grandmother, she leaves behind her husband, Donald Roy Allison; three children, Avery James Leete and Family, Chad Steven Leete

Nina Ruth Grady Kitchens

September 14, 2021

Nina Ruth Kitchens Grady, Age 82, passed away on September 10, 2021 in Lakeland, she was a life long resident of Lakeland having been born here on November 13,1938. Ruth loved to garden and she could grow just about anything. She was also a member of

Nina Ruth Grady Kitchens

September 14, 2021

Nina Ruth Kitchens Grady, Age 82, passed away on September 10, 2021 in Lakeland, she was a life long resident of Lakeland having been born here on November 13,1938. Ruth loved to garden and she could grow just about anything. She was also a member of

James Ray Carlisle Beckley

September 3, 2021

James Ray Carlisle Beckley , Age 77, passed away on 8/26/2021 in Lakeland, Fl.  James was born on 4/30/1944 in Cincinnati, OH.  He was a truck driver for 31 years and was employed by Publix for 33 years.  James was a member of SouthWest Church of

Wilma Nell Parrish

September 3, 2021

Wilma Nell Parrish, Age 75, passed away on 9/1/2021 in Lakeland, FL. Wilma was born on 12/15/1945 in , AL. Wilma loved to fish and cook for her family. She loved her grandbabies, they were her world. She is preceded in death by two children, Billie a

James Allen Adams

August 31, 2021

James Allen Adams, age 89 was born in Taft, Tennessee but grew up in Alabama before moving to Lakeland, Florida where he met and married Geraldine Weatherford on May 31, 1952. They were married for 69 years. James was one of 9 children, he had 4 brot

Ansley Hall III

August 31, 2021

Ansley Hall III, 66, known to his family and friends and as "Andy", passed away on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. He was born on August 9, 1955 in St Augustine, Florida. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ansley Hall Jr in 2003 and his mother, Isje i

April Sue McCann

August 31, 2021

April Sue McCann, Age 53, passed away on August 28, 2021 in Lakeland, FL, she was a lifelong resident being born on April 21, 1968 in Lakeland. April was a Barber and part owner at American Hair Cutters. She was a loving mother and Gigi who loved to

Ronald G Eldridge

August 25, 2021

Ronald G Eldridge, Age 66, passed away on 8/22/2021. Ronnie was born on 1955 in Lakewood, NJ. He was a family man. Everything he did he did for his family and his wife. Family trips were his top priority. Ronnie is survived by his wife of 16 years,

Daniel Aspillaga Lombard

August 24, 2021

Daniel Aspillaga Lombard, Age 65, passed away on August 19, 2021 in Winter Haven, Florida. He was born February 24, 1956 in Cuba. Daniel was the most loving, husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by all who knew him. He was a man of m

Sara Jessica Gardner

August 23, 2021

Sara Jessica Gardner passed away on August 18, 2021 in Lakeland, Florida. She was born on March 3, 1986 to Robert and Kathy Gardner in Brandon, Florida. Sara joins her mother, Kathy in Heaven. Sara is survived by her father, Robert; 2 brothers, Ro

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Eduardo C Hernandez

August 21, 2021

Eduardo C Hernandez, Age 85, passed away on August 13, 2021 in Tampa, Fl. He was born in El Paso, Texas in 1935. Eddie served in the US Air Force for 4 years, where met and married Ceci, and they had 6 children together. After the military, he went t

Doris Mooers

August 18, 2021

Doris Lorene Mooers, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, died on August 14, 2021 at the age of 89. She will be remembered as a strong, independent woman who was not afraid to say it like it was. She loved her family with all her

Willard D Collins Jr

August 16, 2021

Willard David Collins, Jr, Age 59, passed away on August 14, 2021 in Lakeland, FL. Willard was born on August 21,1961 in Bartow, FL. Jr loved to fish and ride his motorcycle. Willard is survived by his daughters, Jasmine and Crystal; mother, Mary

Raymond E Stiverson

August 12, 2021

Raymond “Ray” Earl Stiverson Jr., 83, of Lakeland, FL passed away peacefully in his home on August 9th surrounded by his loving family.  Ray grew up in Bethany, Oklahoma with parents, Raymond and Oneta Stiverson. Ray graduated in 1955 from Putna

Olive Allene Byrd Barr

August 9, 2021

Olive Allene Barr Byrd- Lakeland (93), loving mother and grandma, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on August 8, 2021. She was the daughter of the late George and Ruby Barr. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 5

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David Frank Vrbensky

August 6, 2021

David Frank Vrbensky, a Husband, a Father, a Grandfather, a Brother (these are his favorite accomplishments), left us on Monday, July 19, 2021. He started his adventure in Fenton, MI as the baby in the family to John J Vrbensky and Vera Vrbensky w

Lester Daniel Stewart

August 5, 2021

Lester Daniel Stewart, 67, of Lakeland Florida died, on July 26, 2021, in Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center. ​ Lester Daniel Stewart (Danny) was born on November 20, 1953, in Bainbridge Georgia, Decatur County. He was a life long resident of

Wayne C Bowen

August 5, 2021

Wayne C. Bowen, Age 55, passed away on 8/2/2021 in Orlando, Florida. Wayne was born on 1/24/1966 in Gary, IN. He worked in construction. Wayne was in the Plantation Jaycees. Wayne is survived by 2 daughters, Carly and Danielle; siblings, Terry and Gi

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Lewis Edward McQueen

August 4, 2021

Lewis Edward McQueen, 93, passed away on Friday, July 30, 2021. Ed (Hoss) was born on January 15, 1928 in Jacksonville, Florida, and was a resident of Lakeland, Florida since 1963. In 1946, he graduated from Robert E. Lee high school in Jacksonvill

Richard Dale Clark

August 3, 2021

Richard Dale Clark, 88, of Winter Haven, Fl 7-31-1933 to 7-29-2021 Richard D. Clark, was born to Ralph and Mae Clark on July 31, 1933, in St. Louis, Mo. He graduated from Ritenour Senior High School in St Louis and after serving in the Air Force fo

Nita Jean Wyrick

July 29, 2021

Nita Jean Wyrick, Age 90, passed away on July 29, 2021 in Lakeland, FL. Nita was born on August 12, 1930 in McKeesPort, PA. She was a medical transcriptionist for many years. Nita loved the Lord and would be offended if you called her “religious”

Janet R Ott

July 15, 2021

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we share that Janet Ott of Lakeland, Florida entered into heaven after a brief illness. Janet retired as cafeteria manager at Medulla Elementary after 29 nine years where she felt blessed to have been a pa

George Franklin Trevillian

July 14, 2021

George F. Trevillian passed away on July 1, 2021 in Lakeland, Florida. He was born in 1939 in Detroit, MI. He joins his parents and 2 of his siblings in his passing. He is survived by six siblings; Rosezella Row,  Janice McNeale, Denise Johnson, Ken