WINTER HAVEN -- Mrs. Lacy B. Gatlin of Winter Haven died of heart failure Monday (Feb. 7, 2005) at Winter Haven Hospital. She was 93.
Born in Minor Hill, Tenn., on Feb. 15, 1911, Mrs. Gatlin came to Winter Haven in 1934. She was a fruit sectionizer for Bordo's for 45 years. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Winter Haven.
Mrs. Gatlin was preceded in death by her husband, David Aubrey Gatlin.
She is survived by her son, Eugene "Gene" Gatlin, Winter Haven; daughters, Jeanette Luke, Auburndale, Barbara Hickman, West Melbourne; brothers, Kenneth, David, and Gene Bullington, all of Salem, Ala.; sisters, Lucille Scruggs, Pulaski, Tenn., Lottie Adams, Athens, Ala.; 14 grandchildren; 15 step-grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be this evening at Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home, Winter Haven. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Park in Winter Haven. – Ledger, Feb. 10, 2005
>ALLINE W. GATLIN - 84 - Bordo Citrus
WINTER HAVEN - Alline W. Gatlin, age 84 of Winter Haven passed away at 12:40 pm on Sunday, April 26, 2009 at Winter Haven Hospital as a result of a respiratory failure.
Mrs. Gatlin was born in Hamilton County, Florida on March 3, 1925 to the parents of John & Corrine (Smith) Woods. She had been a resident of Winter Haven most of her life, retired from Bordo Citrus, raised her family and worshipped at the 34th Street West Church of God, Winter Haven.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband’s : (3rd): Walter Cole Gatlin;( 2nd): Charlie Barrington; (1st:) Harvey Jordon Thompson; 5 sons: Terry Lee "Buddy" Thompson, James Elliott Thompson, Billy Darrell Thompson, Eddie Dean Thompson, and Charles Thompson.
She is survived by 3 daughters: Martha Clemmons of Auburndale, JoAnn Johnson, and Donna Barrera of Winter Haven; 11 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren. 2 brothers: John Riley Woods and John Henry Woods of Winter Haven; 3 sisters: Kathleen Jackson of Greensboro, S.C., Pauline Courson of Madelin Fogherty of Lake Butler, FL.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2009, at Kersey Funeral Home, 108 E. Lake Stella Drive, Auburndale, 33823.
Funeral service will be Friday, May 1, 2009 at Kersey Funeral Home.- Ledger, April 29,2009
WAYNE GATLIN – 66 -
BEECH GROVE, TN. - George Wayne Gatlin, 66, a native of Polk County, died of cancer Oct. 9, 2009. Survived by loving family. Doak-Howell Funeral Hm, Shelbyville, Tn. - Ledger, Oct. 13, 2009
WINTER HAVEN -- Mr. Roland D. Gatlin of Winter Haven, a self-employed computer consultant for 20 years, died of respiratory failure Friday (April 9, 2004). He was 61. "He was very loving, kind, gentle and spiritual," said Charmian Gatlin, his wife of 41 years.
Mr. Gatlin was born Nov. 12, 1942, in Eldorado, Ark. Mrs. Gatlin said her husband had a unique way of looking at things in his everyday life, which gave him the sense of humor he was known for."I'll remember his sense of humor most," she said, recalling her husband's plays on words and nicknames for the grandchildren. Mr. Gatlin volunteered at his church and spent time talking with young people. Through the strength of his own beliefs, his wife said, Mr. Gatlin was able to make the younger people look at their beliefs and strengthen them."He's the best teacher I've ever known," she said. "He had a very strong influence on youth."He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Gatlin is survived by his sons, Donald "Ten Bears" M. Gatlin, Virgin, Utah, and Kevin Brady Gatlin, Orem, Utah; daughters, Holly Lee Gatlin, Winter Haven, and Kelly Dee Stephenson, Lakeland; and eight grandchildren.
Visitation will be held this afternoon, at Steele's Family Funeral Home, Winter Haven.
Services will be held, Monday at Rolling Hills Cemetery, Winter Haven.
LAKELAND -- Mr. Kenneth Lenard Gatlin of Lakeland died of heart failure Saturday (Aug. 2, 2003) at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. He was 43.
He was born in Lakeland. He was a bus driver for Central Florida Tours. He was a member of St. Peter's Apostolic Church and New Bethel A.M.E. Church.
Mr. Gatlin is survived by his wife, Debbie Gatlin; sons, Kenneth Gatlin Jr., Christopher Gatlin, Adrian Gatlin, William Gatlin; daughters, Lakeisha Gatlin, Linda Perry; parents, William and Cora Gatlin; brother, Greg Adams; sisters, Sharon Mathis-Washington, Summerfield, Cheryln "Renae" Jones, Shelfraa Fleming, Hope Watson, all of Lakeland, Sandra Sales, Valrico, Cornelia Smith, Tampa, Renedra Gatlin; seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be, this evening at Coney Funeral Home. Services will be Saturday at New Bethel A.M.E. Church.
Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery.- Ledger, Aug. 8, 2003