KATHLEEN
and surrounding area 
Polk Co., Florida
Obits
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> PETE CROSS -  73 - Publix Super Markets
KATHLEEN - Pete Cross was born on April 25, 1941, and passed away on October 17, 2014, due to heart failure. He graduated from North Miami High School in 1959. He retired after 25 years of service with Publix Super Markets as an internal auditor. He was a 40 year member of Kathleen Lions club and a 40 year member of the Kathleen Masonic Lodge. His hobbies included golf, fishing, watching the Florida State Seminoles football team, NASCAR races, and most of all his competitive BBQ contest; attending the North Miami High mini reunions, seeing old friends, and most of all spending time with his BFF and road buddy Tater. > Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Donna Cross ; 2 children: Tim Cross (Wendy), Nicole Temples (Danny); 1 grandson Anthony Temples; and one brother Larry Cross. Services will be held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Kathleen Baptist Church. Reception following the service. In lieu of flowers, Kathleen High School FFA Alumni has established a scholarship fund in his name. Donations can be mailed to Kathleen High School FFA Alumni, P.O. Box 136 Kathleen, FL, 33849. Arrangements handled by Gentry-Morrison, Serenity Gardens. – Ledger, Wed. Oct. 22, 2014
IDA IRENE FIELDS DODD -  92 -
LAKELAND - Ida Irene Fields Dodd, went to be with the Lord on March 16, 2014 due to natural causes. Born October 19, 1921 in Kathleen, FL she was a lifelong resident of Polk County. She was a member of the First Church of God. She was Salutatorian of the 1940 class of Kathleen High School.  Ida was one of the first women to enlist in the Women's Army Corp in September, 1943. She proudly served at the Pentagon decoding top secret messages and was honorably discharged in February, 1946. >She was preceded in death by her husband George Dodd  > Ida is survived by son Alfred (Carol) Dodd, daughters Molly Dodd, Georgia Dodd, Lakeland, and Vicki (Virgil) Harper, Cairo, GA; 2 grandsons; 5 great grandchildren. A graveside memorial will be on Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at Mt. Tabor Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, make a donation to your favorite charity. – Ledger, Friday, March 21, 2014
> Ida Irene Fields married George Monroe Dodd in Polk Co. on April 6, 1946<
> PEARL FIELDS - 76 -  Ledger, Wed., April 24, 1968
Pearl Feilds of Route 3, died Monday in Lakeland General Hospital following a short illness. A native of Crystal River she had resided in Lakeland most of her life. She was a member of the First Church of God of Lakeland. >Surviving are 3 sons: Andrew C. - Eli Randle, Jr. -and Berry J. Fields all of Lakeland; 5 daughters, Mrs. Seeny Hart Risk,  Mrs Ida Dodd, and Mrs. Joy Wilbanks of Lakeland, Mrs. Nettie Williamson of Chattahoochee, and Mrs. Edith Houk of Harbour City, Calif.; 3 sisters, Mrs. Jesse Brown, Mrs. Effie Clark and Mrs. Ruth Webb, all of Lakeland; 22 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
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Mrs. Pearl Fields - Funeral Services- Ledger, Thursday, April 25, 1968
 Funeral services for Mrs. Pearl Fields who died Monday at the Lakeland General Hospital will be held from the Glenn W. Morrison Memorial Chapel Friday at 2 p.m., Rev. Garden Howe, Pastor of the First Church of God officiating, assisted by the Rev. J. N. Allen, Pastor of Bonny Baptist Church. Pallbearers will be , Harold Fisher, Millard Molsbey, Clyde Lindsey, Wallie S. Griner, M. Hilliard, Benny Bath. Honorary pallbearers, Eddie Bridges, Albert Key, Willie Turner, Lee Barton, Don Dooley.
 Interment will be held in the Mount Tabor Cemetery. Friends may c
all this evening from 7 - 9 at the Funeral Home. Gentry Morrison Funeral Home in charge.
> BERRY FIELDS - 71 -  Scales Mechanic - Spelling is as found in obit -
 Lakeland - Mr. Berry Josiah Fields of Lakeland died Monday ( Feb. 15, 1999 ) at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. He was born  in Galloway on Dec. 10, 1927 and was a lifelong resident of the area. He was a scales mechanic in the railroad industry. Berry was a U.S.Army Air Corp veteran on WWII, He was a member of the First Church of God..> Berry was preceded in death by his wife Katie Habourn Fields.  >He is survived by his sister, Ida Dodd, Polk City, Seeny Risk, Edith Houk and Joy Wanda Wilbanks, all of Lakeland. - Visitation will be from 6-8 this evening at Lanier Funeral Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. - Ledger, Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999
> CAROLE HARRIS BAKER DEAL -  67 -  Switchboard Operator
LAKELAND - Carole Harris Deal, died Tuesday, August 28, 2007 of heart failure. She was born November 20, 1939 in Kathleen, Florida. Carole was a lifelong resident of the area and retired from Lakeland Regional Medical Center as a Switchboard Operator after 38 years of service. She was a member of The Kathleen United Methodist Church and the Kathleen Historical Society. She was a loving mother and will be missed. > She was preceded in death by her parents Virgil and Frances Harris; one son, Jeffery A. Baker; 1st husband Melvin Baker and 2nd husband George Deal.> She is survived by son, Virgil Baker, Kathleen; sister, Wynona Harris Serenceses, Kathleen and numerous cousins. Visitation will be Friday, at Lanier Funeral Home and Funeral services will be held Saturday, at Lanier Funeral Home. Interment will be held at Lakeland Memorial Gardens – Ledger, Aug. 31, 2007
> JOSEPH PATRICK FIELDS - 61 – Foreman - 
LAKELAND - Joseph Patrick Fields of Lakeland, FL, was born on Sept. 9, 1946 and passed on to be with The Lord on May 14, 2007. Cause of death was heart failure. Pat was a true patriot that loved America and his family. He proudly served 2 tours in Vietnam as a United States Marine, after which he was awarded the Silver Star for bravery, Purple Hearts for being wounded, and several other medals for heroism. > He is survived by his 3 brothers, Sam, Mike, Randy and their wives; 2 sons, Tate, Tony and their wives; 3 daughters, Tiffany, Tina, Tanya and their husbands; 9 grandchildren; 6 nephews, Sambo, T.J., Michael, Denny, Eli and Jason; his ex-wife and mother to his kids, Boni; his aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends. "We will all miss you very much". A visitation will be held at Lanier Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 23, 2007, followed by full military burial ceremony Thursday May 24, 2007 at Mt. Tabor Cemetery  - Ledger, May 20, 2007
> ALICE JEWELL “GRANNY” BELL 87 - Homemaker
LAKELAND -- Mrs. Alice Jewell "Granny" Bell of Lakeland died of lung failure Sunday (Nov. 23, 2003) at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Born in Georgia on Sept. 24, 1916, she came to Lakeland from there in 1918. She was a homemaker. > Mrs. Bell was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert Bell. >She is survived by her sons, Earl Bell, Allen Bell and Buddy Bell, all of Lakeland, and Roger "Peewee" Bell, Coleman, 19 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Visitation will be Friday at David Russell Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Sleepy Hill Cemetery. –Ledger, Nov. 27, 2003 - ( aka Griffin Cemetery )
WILLIAM H. “Willie “ RUTLEDGE – 72 – Cowboy   -  Ledger, Jan. 14, 2003
KATHLEEN -- Mr. William H. "Willie" Rutledge Sr. of Kathleen died of heart and lung failure Sunday (Jan. 12, 2003) at Meadowview Life Center. He was born in Lakeland on July 4, 1930, he was a lifelong resident. He was a cowboy for area cattle ranchers. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was of the Church of God faith. > Mr. Rutledge was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy A. Rutledge.> He is survived by his sons, Eddie Rutledge, Lakeland, W.H. Rutledge, Zephyrhills; daughters, Audrey A. Smith, Kathleen, Judy R. Perkins, Lakeland; sisters, Betty Rowland, Lakeland, Mary Mills, Lakeland; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation will be this evening at Lanier Funeral Home, 717 W. Griffin Road, Lakeland. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home chapel. - Lakeland 
> SAMUEL H. FIELDS – 61 - ( H. = Hilton )
LAKELAND - Samuel H. Fields Sr., of Lakeland passed away January 15, 2009 at his home in Lakeland due to colon cancer. He was born September 19, 1947 in Lakeland, Florida to Eli and Eunice Fields. He was united in marriage on June 2, 1983 to Laura Holton. He was member of VFW post # 8002 in Lakeland and the National Rifle Assoc. Some of his enjoyments included hunting, fishing and playing golf, above all he loved to play music. He was a well known lead guitarist for many years. He was a Christian by faith. >He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Joseph Patrick Fields. >Survivors include his beloved wife of 26 years, Laura J. Fields; children, Samuel H. Fields II and Trenton J. Fields, Megan and Chandler Knox; brothers, Ronald M. Fields and Eli Randle Fields III; grandchildren, Samuel H. Fields III and Kelsey R. Fields; 6 nephews; 5 nieces and special four legged friend, Stretch. Visitation will be Monday, January 19th, 2009 at the family home in Lakeland. A Funeral Service will follow at 11 AM. Burial will take place at Mt. Tabor Cemetery in Lakeland. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice or please bring covered dish after services.  - Ledger, Jan. 18, 2009          
>Notes: >Eli Randle Fields- to – Annie Eunice Fletcher –in Polk Co., Fl. on 1-23-1946
> I have notes for either 2 Samuel Hilton Fields or one and the same- If so- He married 2 times

# 1. To Gloria Jean Kristian on 9-22-1970 in Polk Co., Fl. -   # 2. To Laura Jean Holton on 6-7-1991 in Polk Co., Fl.
> ROY H. ALLRED -  67 - CSX Railroad Retired  - Ledger, June 23, 2010
GREEN COVE SPRINGS - Roy H. Allred, passed away on June 20, 2010, at Orange Park Medical Center, from complications from pneumonia. He was born November 1, 1942, in Lakeland, to Velma and Armstead Allred. He graduated from Kathleen High School in 1961. He served in the Florida National Guard. Roy coached baseball at Medulla Little League and helped coach baseball at KHS. Also he coach football for the Lakeland Gators, and assisted at Lakeland Highland Junior High School. Roy worked for CSX Railroad as a customer service specialist. He is a member of First Baptist Church of Jacksonville.
 Predeceased by parents, a brother, Floyd Allred, and infant grandson Adam Cardman Allred.
>His survivors include his wife of 42 years, Carol Bennett Allred, daughter, Patricia Taylor and Dale of Green Cove Springs, son Scott Allred and Kristi of Valrico, FL, grandchildren: Victoria, Dale, Jr., Jacob and Hunter Taylor, Green Cove Springs, Matthew Allred and Daniel Christie, Valrico, FL, brothers: Doyle Allred, Lakeland, Ray Allred, MI, sisters: Iva Lee Fullerton, MI, Iris Ann Reese, Largo, and Shurleen Bagley, Polk City. A memorial service will be held Friday, June 25, 2010, at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 1830 East CR 540A, Lakeland, Florida 33813. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Stephens Episcopal Church for the Adam Cardman Allred Memorial Garden Fund – 
> MARION J. WHITEHURST – 79 -  Finish Carpenter   -  Ledger, Feb. 15, 2006
LAKELAND -- Mr. Marion J. Whitehurst of Lakeland died of complications of diabetes Sunday (Feb. 12, 2006) at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. He was born in Brooksville on Feb. 25, 1926, he came to Lakeland from there in 1946. He was a finish carpenter in the construction industry. He was a member of Kathleen United Methodist Church. > Mr. Whitehurst is survived by his wife, Winifred Whitehurst; sons, Steve Whitehurst, Kathleen, Dean Whitehurst, Bedford, N.H., Michael Whitehurst, David Donker, both of Lakeland, Bill Whitehurst, Plant City, Rick Donker, Lawrenceville, Ga.; daughters, Debra Bunner, Kathleen, Sonja Levins, Dianne Gradillas, both of Plant City, Nancy Hardee, Kathleen; 25 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at Lanier Funeral Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel.his wife is buried in Socrum Cemetery-
> HAROLD L. "SONNY" BROSIE - 84 - Florida Southern College
LAKELAND - Mr. Harold L. "Sonny" Brosie, died of pneumonia Monday (Sept. 19, 2011). Born in Kathleen, FL, on Sept. 22, 1926, Sonny was a lifelong resident. He worked in the maintenance department at Florida Southern College for 30 plus years, and attended services at Bethel Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, having fought in Japan. >Sonny was preceded in death by his wife Frances Katherine Brosie; stepdaughter Frances Katrina Lanier; stepson Richard L. Crawford. >Sonny is survived by his stepsons John Crawford and wife Linda and Charles Crawford and wife Ruby, all of Lakeland; 14 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 at Bethel Baptist Church. Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in Griffin Cemetery. Lanier Funeral Home – Ledger, Sept. 21, 2011
< KENNETH LEVI BROSIE – 87 – An Administrator
ORLANDO -- Mr. Kenneth Levi Brosie of Orlando, a native of Kathleen, died of lung failure Sunday (Nov. 14, 2004) at home. He was born in Kathleen on Oct. 9, 1917, he moved to Orlando from Lakeland in 1968. He was an administrator. He held a Pilgrim Degree in the Moose, and served as past state president and deputy supreme governor. He was also instrumental in constructing the Moose building in Orlando. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. >Mr. Brosie is survived by his wife, Faye Brosie; sons, Kenneth Brosie, Lakeland, and Richard Brosie, Houston; daughters, Tina Britton, Winter Springs, and Kimberley Millwater, Orlando; brother, Harold Brosie, Lakeland; sisters, Ernestine Fussell and Doris Brooks, both of Lakeland; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.Visitation will be Wednesday at Lanier Funeral Home, 717 W. Griffin Road, Lakeland. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bethel Baptist Church in Lakeland. Memorials may be made to Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, 5151 Adanson St., Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32804. –Ledger, Nov. 16, 2004 - Burial ?
> DOYLE ARMSTEAD ALLRED – 81 - Storeroom Supervisor
LAKELAND - Doyle Armstead Allred was called to his seat at the Lord's Table Friday February 14, 2014 after a 17 year battle with cancer. He was born a son of Armstead and Velma (Norton) Allred January 16, 1933 in Haines City, Florida. He graduated from Kathleen Senior High School in 1951 and served in the US Navy, Atlantic, Fleet aboard the USS Intrepid from 1953 to 1956. > Doyle was preceded in death by his brothers, Floyd and Roy; and daughter, Pamela Watts. > He is survived by his wife, Betty A. Allred; children, Doyle Alton, Nancy, and William Allred; step-daughters, Jane Warren and Jean E. Brown; brother, Ray Allred; sisters, Naomi Bagley, Ivalee Fulton, and Ann Reese; 9 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren. The family will receive friend 3 pm Wednesday (2-19-2014) at Lanier Funeral Home. The funeral will be immediately following the visitation at 4 pm. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to: Watson Clinic Foundation, Cancer Research Center, 100 S. Kentucky Ave., Suite 255, Lakeland, FL 33801 www.lanierfuneralhome.net   – Ledger, Feb. 18, 2014
> MARVIN JOHNNY BRYANT – 85 - 8-31-1931 - 3-20-2017 - 
KATHLEEN - A long time resident of the Kathleen, FL area, he moved on to meet His Savior, March 20, 2017, at the James A. Haley VA Hospital in Tampa, FL after a lengthy and brave battle with Leukemia. Marvin was born in Ashburn, Turner County, GA on 08/31/1931. His parents were John, Mitchell Bryant, and Minnie Roland Bryant. He is survived by his brothers and sisters: Jimmy Bryant, Johnny Bryant, Louise Bryant Boenzi, Elizabeth Harrell, Frances Wilkey, and Linda Allen. Marvin is survived by is children: Pastor Johnny Bryant (Sandy), Brenda Brower (Hal), Barbara Parker (Mike), and Kathy Howington, 7 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren. He joined the U.S. Army at age 16 and served for 3 years with an Artillery Unit. He had fond memories of Alaska, and Great Britain. He retired after 37 years as a trucking -owner/ operator, and spent the following 20 years in the produce and nursery business. He loved watching NASCAR racing, and followed their statistics in the newspapers. Visiting with long time friends was very special to him. Funeral arrangements are with Lanier Funeral Home. Viewing Thursday, March 23 at Lanier Funeral Home. Services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Socrum Cemetery. – Ledger, Wed. March 22, 2017
> CHARLES SANDS  -  1937 - 2019 - Owned Schools of Dance
KATHLEEN
- Charles Sands was born on March 31, 1937 and passed away on January 14, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of Kathleen. He was one of four children born to George and Lela Sands and >preceded in death by Raymond Sands, Elsie Sands, and Elizabeth 'Betty' Rowland. > He graduated from Kathleen High School as class valedictorian in 1955. He earned his BA in Theater from USF in 1972.  He also studied dance, both domestically and abroad, in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, and Zurich.  He traveled extensively and taught Master Classes throughout Europe. Charles taught locally at Betsy Kay's School of Dance and owned the North Lakeland School of Dance and Dance Alley in Winter Haven. Charles love of dancing was matched only by his passion for growing orchids and developing new hybrids documented and registered with the American Orchid Society, including a unique orchid for his personal friend actress Vivien Leigh. His manuscript, The Ironhead, has yet to be published. > >Survivors include 5 nephews: Lance Rowland of Tampa, Fl; Lex Rowland of Los Angeles, CA; Scott Sands of Lakeland, FL; George Sands of Lakeland, FL; and Lee Sands of Ocala, FL. He also has a great nephew, Elliott Sands of Ocala, FL and a Great Niece, Sierra Sands of Lakeland, FL.  A visitation will be held from 10:00am-11:00am on Friday, January 18, 2019 at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home, 3350 Mall Hill Drive, Lakeland, FL. Funeral services to follow at 11:00 in the funeral home chapel. Burial to follow service at Oak Hill Burial Park. Ledger, Jan.  , 2019 
> CAROLYN SUE AKINS MORENO - 54 - NURSE
Lakeland- Carolyn Sue Akins Moreno  passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013 due to respiratory failure. Carolyn was born September 21, 1958 in Houston, Texas . She moved here from Chipley, Florida in 1960 and graduated from Kathleen High School in 1977 . She was a member of Gapway Baptist Church. >Preceded in death by: Father, Robert Lee Akins, Sr.; Husband,Pascaul Moreno; and Grandson, Roberto Sanchez. > Carolyn is survived by her daughter, Christina Sanchez (Gregorio), Lakeland; mother, Bobbie Jean Akins of Lakeland; son, Robert Moreno of Lakeland; Sisters, Debbie Carlisle (George) of Sun City Center , Connie Caldwell (William) of Lakeland; Brother, Robert Akins, Jr of Lakeland, Grandchildren, Gregorio P. Sanchez, Robertina Sanchez, Fransisco Sanchez all of Lakeland and several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: The Humane Society of Polk County; 555 Sage Road; Winter Haven, FL 33881-8233. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 6:00-7:00 pm and Services will follow at 7:00 pm at the Lanier Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Oak Hill Burial Park at a later date. - Ledger, June 30, 2013
> REV. LARRY GANDY - 75  - Rev.
CODY, WY. - Rev. Larry Gandy, of Cody, Wyoming, went to be with Jesus on September 13, 2015 after a lengthy illness. Celebration of Life services will be held at 10:00 on October 24th at Bethel Baptist Church, Lakeland, Florida with Dr. Robert Roberts officiating. Larry was born in Lakeland, FL, on July 24, 1940. >Larry graduated from Kathleen High School in 1959 and continued on to receive his Bachelors of Arts degree in 1966 from Florida State University and a Masters of Theology degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1971 with work towards his Doctorate. Larry was married to Linda Wilkinson on June 12, 1965. Larry served many churches from Florida to Wyoming in the 54 years he preached. >He is survived by his wife, Linda, two sons, Sean and William, seven grandchildrenr, one sister, Sharon (Jerry) Burse, a sister-in-law, Jean (John) Lowers, 3 nephews and one niece. >He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Chester and Mildred Gandy.- Ledger, Oct. 18, 2015
> VERNIE GERALD ROBBINS - 82 - WR Grace - Ledger, Fri. Dec. 14, 2018
KATHLEEN - Vernie Gerald Robbins passed away on December 10, 2018. Born in Kathleen, Florida, he was the son of the late Vernie Robbins and Allie Moorehouse Robbins. > Vernie is survived by his loving wife, Trudie Robbins; sons, Jeffery Scott Robbins, Keith Daniel Robbins, and Brian Alan Robbins; 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. > Vernie worked for WR Grace as an instrument electrician. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grand-father. He was a member of Kathleen Baptist Church and the Kathleen Historical Society. The family will welcome friends for a visitation on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 2:00PM-4:00PM in the chapel at Lanier Funeral and Cremation Services, 717 Griffin Road, Lakeland 33805, with a funeral service starting at 4:00PM. Online condolences can be left for the family at lanier.care. - 
> THAXTER C. STILL Sr. -  86 - Still Bros. Service Station 
LAKELAND - Mr. Thaxter C. Still Sr., passed away, Sunday, December 31, 2006 due to natural causes. Mr. Still was born November 30, 1920 in Arcadia, FL. He was a WWII veteran who served in North Africa, Italy and the Pacific. Mr. Still and his brother Tom were owners of Still Bros. Service Station in Lakeland for over 30 years before retiring in 1985. He loved to fish and watch sports, especially Atlanta Braves baseball. Mr. Still was a graduate of Kathleen High School and a member of Kathleen Methodist Church. >He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel C. Still and Ruth Mary Still, his wife, Hazel Coates Still, on 3/16/1999, his brother Byron and sisters, Grace, Ethel, Margie, Bernice and Thelma. > He is survived by his daughter Kathy (Michael) Still-Jimenez of Lakeland, sons, Clipper Still of Lakeland and Robin (Terri) Still of Jacksonville. He is also survived by his brother Tom Still of Lakeland; grandchildren, Brandon Shoaf, Blakely Quinn, Brittany Darby, and Kaley Still; great grandchildren, Taylor and Braeden Quinn, and Keira and Alena Shoaf. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at Heath Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, Thursday, January 4, 2007 at Heath Funeral Chapel, followed by burial at Oak Hill Burial Park. Heath Funeral Chapel www.heathfuneralchapel.com. - Ledger, Jan. 3, 2007
>  BARBARA HANCOCK - 78 - 
LAKELAND -- Ms. Barbara Hancock of Lakeland died of heart failure Friday (Jan. 13, 2006) at Good Shepherd Hospice at Palm Terrace. Ms. Hancock was born Feb. 2, 1927, in Lakeland. She attended Lake Gibson Church of Christ, Lakeland. >Ms. Hancock is survived by her daughter, Frances Kay Turner, Lakeland; son, Luther Hancock Jr., Lakeland; brothers, Francis Ray Acuff, Fort Meade, William P. Acuff, Chipley; two grandchildren; and three great-grand-children. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Oak Hill Burial Park, Lakeland. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Central Florida Casket Store & Funeral Chapel, Lakeland.- Ledger, Jan. 16, 2006

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