|> DOROTHY 'DOTTIE' LOUISE
RHODEN PEACOCK - 89 - Beauty Salon Owner
CLERMONT- Dorothy 'Dottie' Louise Peacock passed away Friday, May 1, 2020 at 11:15 pm at Clermont Health and Rehabilitation in Clermont, FL, after years of struggling with Parkinson's Disease. She was the daughter of Gladys and Arnold Rhoden of Lake Buffum, FL. She was born July 9, 1930, attended grade school in Frostproof, FL, and graduated from Summerlin Institute High School in Bartow, FL. She was married to Huey Eugene Peacock; together they had 3 children: Robert A., Eugenia L., and Gladys A. Peacock. Dorothy was active in Brownies and Girl Scouts in Bartow, FL. She and her husband were bowlers and enjoyed fishing and playing cards with family and friends. She became a cosmetologist before the family moved to Cocoa Beach, FL. She later taught Cosmetology in Orlando, FL. She and her husband returned to Polk County where she owned & operated two beauty salons of her own. When her husband Gene passed in 1989, she was employed by Disney and did hair and make-up for Disney Parades and video shoots. She loved her work. She was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2016. >She is survived by her son Robert Arnold Peacock, and his wife Sandika; her daughter, Gladys 'Gay' Ann Bleakney of Indialantic, FL; her sister Doris Moore of Arcadia, FL; her brother Lewis Cordes Rhoden of Fort Meade, FL and sister-in-law Ruthy Rhoden, wife of Arnold Rhoden Jr. in Bartow, FL. Eight of her grandchildren who were a big part of her life as well as 10 great - grandchildren and many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly. >She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, a daughter, Eugenia Louise Smith, a sister Mary Margaret Rhoden of Frostproof FL, sister Dora Skipper of Auburndale, FL, her brother Arnold Rhoden Jr of Bartow, FL; Nancy Rhoden, wife of Lewis Cordes Rhoden and Irvin Moore, husband of Doris Moore of Arcadia, FL, a grandson Michael Cleveland Grant, son of Eugenia Smith and Cleveland Grant. Due to the COVID pandemic, the family is having a celebration of life and death on her birthday July 9, 2020; she would have celebrated her 90th birthday. Memorial Services will be held at Lake Buffum Baptist Church in Ft. Meade, FL., 6475 Lake Buffum Rd. S. Ft. Meade, FL 33841. Services & fellowship will begin at 2pm on July 9th 2020. - Ledger, May 8, 2020 -
|> CHARLES E. MOSLEY, Jr.-"Chuck"- 56 - Ft. Meade Police Dept. & Polk Co. Sheriff's Dept.
Fort Meade- Charles E. "Chuck" Mosley, Jr. , passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021 in Jackson, TN. Born May 31, 1965 in Avon Park, he was the son of Charles E. Mosley, Sr. and JoAnne (Truett) Mosley of Fort Meade. Chuck was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked for the Fort Meade Police Department, the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Hardee County Sheriff's Office as a Deputy and Officer. >He is survived by his daughters: Kay'Leigh Gomez (Jose), Kaycee Mosley, his parents Charles Mosley, Sr. and JoAnne Mosley, his siblings: Tony Mosley, C.J. Mosley and Jordan Roberts, He also leaves behind his grandchildren: Luna, Da'Lana, Chellav, Kalani, and his nieces and nephews: Jolene, Lorilei, Charlie and James. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 28th from 10am to 11am at the First Baptist Church of Fort Meade, A memorial service will follow at 11:00am at the church.- Ledger, June 25, 2021 -
|> AUDREY MOODY PEACOCK - 87 - Clerk of Court, Polk Co. - Retired
BARTOW - Mrs. Audrey Moody Peacock passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020 in Lakeland, FL. Mrs. Peacock was born December 12, 1933 in Fort Meade, FL, where she resided for many years before moving to Bartow in 1965. She retired from the Polk County Office of the Clerk of Court after a long 37 year tenure as the Felony District Supervisor, and she also was a member of Bartow Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, and a 1951 graduate of Fort Meade High School. >Mrs. Peacock was preceded in death by her parents, Chris Moody and Lola Mae Cooper Moody, brother, Ralph Moody, and her sister-in-law, June Peacock Shirley. >She is survived by her high school sweetheart and loving husband of 64 years, Duane C. Peacock, Bartow, FL; son, Jay Peacock, Frostproof, FL; daughter, Susan Peacock and husband Mike Gleaton, Atlanta, GA; sister, Betty Moody Speer and husband Ray, Fort Meade, FL; grandchildren, Elizabeth Peacock and fiancé, Bryan Bulman, Tampa, FL, Jason Peacock and fiancée, Paula Barchett, Texarkana, TX, Meredith Peacock, Bartow, FL; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 9, 2021 in the chapel of Hancock Funeral Home at 945 East Broadway, Fort Meade with Rev. Becky Toalster officiating. Interment will follow in Hancock Cemetery, Fort Meade, FL. All health standards of social distancing and the wearing of masks will be implemented. Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, FL 863-285-8171.- Ledger Jan. 6, 2021