1932 - 2010

Fountain "Cowboy" Gatlin

FOUNTAIN C. "COWBOY" GATLIN – 77 – Truck Driver
HIGHLAND CITY - Fountain C. "Cowboy" Gatlin, 77, of Highland City, FL, died Thursday, Jan 14, 2010. from cancer.
 He was born Sept 26, 1932 in Center Hill, FL. He was a Truck Driver for the Fertilizer Industry and a member of the First Baptist Church of Highland City.
 He was preceded in death by his wife; Margie Bonita Gatlin.
 He is survived by his Eight Daughters; Sherry Henry of Eagle Lake, FL, Sharon Kos of Tuba City, AZ, Shirley Dyer of Clarksville, GA, Charlotte Patrick & Ruthie Heathcoe both of Barnsville, GA, Virginia Sherdian of Texas City, TX, Jewel Gatlin of Baltimore, MD and Melissa Peugh of Thomasville, GA; Four Sons; Fountain Gaitlin, Jr., Jeff Gaitlin & Daniel Gatlin all of Barnsville, GA and Henry Gaitlin of Thomasville, GA; One Sister; Wynona Norton of Lakeland, FL and One Brother; Ronald Gaitlin of Sumter County, FL; Numerous Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren.
 Arrangements are being handled by Whidden-McLean Funeral Home, 650 East Main Street in Bartow, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Monday, Jan 18, 2010.
 Funeral service will be at First Baptist Church of Highland City, 5410 Yaraborough Lane in Highland City at 2:00 pm Tuesday, Jan 19, 2010 .
Interment will be at Wildwood Cemetery in Bartow. – Ledger, Jan. 17, 2010
Margie Bonita Gatlin

HIGHLAND CITY - Margie Bonita Gatlin, age 78, of Highland City, Fla., died Thursday, October 1, 2009, at her home from respiratory failure.
 Born October 8, 1930 in Lake Garfield, Florida, Mrs. Gatlin was a lifelong resident of the area. She attended the First Baptist Church of Highland City.
 She was preceded in death by her first husband: Teddy Lowrey & a granddaughter: Wendi Kos.
 She is survived by her husband: Fountain C. Gatlin of Highland City; 3 daughters: Shirley B. & husband Bobby Dyer of Clarksville, Ga, Sharon & husband Steve Kos of Tuba City, Ariz, Sherry & husband Mark Henry of Eagle Lake, Fla; 4 grandchildren: Carla & husband Mark McDaniel of Lakeland, Danita Raulerson of Lakeland, Jared Henry & Jori Henry both of Eagle Lake; 6 great grandchildren.
 Family will receive friends Monday, October 5, 2009,at Whidden-McLean Funeral Home, Bartow.
 Funeral services will be held Tuesday October 6, 2:00 pm at First Baptist Church of Highland City, 5410 Yaraborough Lane. –
 Ledger, Oct. 3, 2009

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