Obituaries

John Reese

January 24, 2023

John J. Reese, (82), of Lakeland, Florida, peacefully passed away on January 10, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. John was born to the late John S. and E Katherine Reese on December 22, 1940, in Zanesville, Ohio.   He is survived by his de

Virginia J Hiber

January 23, 2023

Virginia Hiber, Age 75, passed away on January 8, 2023, in Lakeland, FL. She was born to Leonard and Jeanne Manning on November 22, 1947 in Sewickley, PA. She was a teacher for the Polk County School Board for 36 years having taught 25 of them at Cle

Sandy C Collins

January 23, 2023

Sandra “Sandy” C. Collins, age 78, passed away on January 17, 2023 in Lakeland, FL. She was born on October 26, 1944 in Dothan, Alabama to Lena & Charles Cummings. She grew up in Gadsden County in North Florida where she met and fell in love

John James Reese

January 19, 2023

Todd Jason Clemens

January 18, 2023

Todd Jason Clemens, Age 46, passed away on 1/13/2023 in Lakeland, FL. Todd was born on 1/3/1977 in Pittsburgh, PA. He loved the water and the activities that came with it such as swimming and fishing. Todd’s pride was his children and grandchildren

John Doe

January 17, 2023

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Dawn Flynn

January 10, 2023

Dawn passed peacefully after having MS for 39 years. Dawn graduated from Lakeland Senior High and the Gordon Keller School of Nursing. Her nursing career began at Lakeland General Hospital and finished with Juice Bowl as Industrial RN. Dawn is surviv

Charles Stefan Peddycoart II

January 5, 2023

We lost our beloved Charles (Charlie) Stefan Peddycoart II on Thursday, October 20, 2022. He was loved by everyone who knew him and will be missed more than words can express. Charlie was born September 13, 1995 in Fayetteville , North Carolina an

Helen Atkinson

January 4, 2023

Helen Atkinson, age 90, passed away on January 2, 2023 in Lakeland, Florida. She was born on March 15, 1932 in Clintwood, VA. She was a one of a kind and funny lady. As a single mother, she raised 3 children who love her very much. Helen will be miss

David Harold Outar

January 3, 2023

David Harold Outar, age 26, passed away on December 17, 2022, in Frostproof, Florida. He was born on August 22, 1996, in Lakeland, Florida to Harold and Rose. When David was younger, he excelled in football and was looked up to by many. He is precede

Diana Lynn Brannen

January 2, 2023

Diane Brannen, 62, of Lakeland, peacefully passed away on December 25, 2022, as a result of a long battle with breast cancer. Her friends and family were by her side as she drifted off to be with the Lord. She was born to James Brannen and Angie Cowa

Nancy Lee Plank

December 28, 2022

Nancy Lee Plank passed away on December 13, 2022.  She is survived by her husband of 73 years, Donald Plank and their 3 children, Christine Plank Adams (widowed), Dawn Plank Sims (Tim) and Patrick Plank (Denise) as well as four grandchildren and fou

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George Darwin Hill

December 22, 2022

George Darwin Hill age 81, passed away on December 22, 2022, surround by his family at his home in Lakeland, Florida. He was born on November 3, 1941, in Derry, PA. George enlisted in the US Army at the age of 17 and served his country during the Vie

Rose Thalassites Vagias

December 22, 2022

Rose Thalassites Vagias, age 97, passed away on December 21, 2022 in Kissimmee, Fl surrounded by her family. She was born on February 8, 1925 in Poughkeepsie, NY. Rose was a beautiful dancer and artist. But above all Rosie was dedicated to her parent

Daniel Edward Wade

December 19, 2022

Daniel Edward Wade, age 90, went to be with the Lord on December 14, 2022 in Lakeland, Florida. He was born on July 10, 1932 to James and Lodis Wade in Washington, DC. Daniel was a Southern Baptist Minister for about 50 years. He was a loving father

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Pierce A Wilson

December 13, 2022

Pierce A Wilson “Andy” 75 years old and resident of Winter Garden entered his Heavenly Home on December 10, 2022. He was in the care of Cornerstone Hospice House, Clermont, FL. Andy was born in Winter Haven, FL to Pierce Henderson and Barbara Lou

Sheila Dianne Woods

December 12, 2022

Sheila Dianne Woods, Age 76, passed away on December 7, 2022, in Lakeland, FL. Sheila was born on October 2, 1946, in Greenfield, IN. She attended St Joseph’s Catholic Church and worked for the Polk County School Board. Shelia loved playing games o

Matthew H Davis

December 8, 2022

Matthew Herman Davis, Age 67, passed away on December 8, 2022, in Lakeland, FL. He was born on March 27, 1955, in Winter Park, FL to Cecil and Redetha Davis who preceded him death.  He was a carpenter by trade. Matt was an avid outdoorsman, showing

Mildred Ida Hollis

December 5, 2022

Mildred Ida Hollis passed away on December 4, 2022, in Okeechobee, Florida surrounded by her family peacefully at the home of her daughter and son in law. She was born on March 10, 1936, in Maine. She was married to Myrton Ellis Hollis on January 25,

Marian Verna Wooten

November 30, 2022

Marian Verna Wooten, Age 92, passed away on 11/28/2022 in Lakeland, Florida. Verna was in Lakeland Women’s Club and Garden Club of Lakeland. She was a loving mother and grandmother and great grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband, Wil

Phyllis C Malatino

November 29, 2022

Phyllis Cecelia Howell Malatino Phyllis died in her home under Good Shepherd Hospice care. She went to be with the Lord Jesus at 2:43PM Thanksgiving Day. She joined her parents Ruth and Cyrus Howell Sr. and her three brothers Cyrus Jr, Glenn, an

Sandra Collins

November 23, 2022

Sandra Kay Furry Harness Collins, “Sandy” to family and friends, was born on January 5, 1946 in Plymouth, IN. and went to be with the Lord on November 15, 2022 in Pensacola, FL.  She previously lived in Auburndale, FL. and remained a member of t

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Robert Eugene Walker

November 15, 2022

Our dear Brother, Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great grandfather; Robert (Bob) Eugene Walker, is resting in eternal peace at age 82 in Lakeland, FL on October 31, 2022, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born July 28,1940 in Greeley, CO. He

Veta Bozeman Fetters

November 8, 2022

Veta Bozeman Fetters, Age 83, passed away on November 4, 2022, in Lakeland, FL. She was born on May 7,1939, in Auburndale, FL. Veta loved the Lord and read her Bible every day. She also loved country music, especially George Jones. Veta is preceded i

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Mildred Ann Keilholtz

October 21, 2022

Mildred Ann Keilholtz, Age 100, passed away on October 8, 2022 in Lakeland, FL. Mildred was born on June 6, 1922 in Fairfield, PA. Mildred loved her family and her dogs, she went on many vacations over the years. She loved to serve people and her cou