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>DORIS K. LOVERING -  82 - Homemaker - Ledger, March 31, 2013
LAKELAND - Doris K. Lovering of Lakeland passed away March 28, 2013 after a extended illness. She was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother, and was a member of Medulla Baptist Church. > She is survived by her husband, Don; daughter, Debbie Ferguson; son, Don Lovering, Jr. & twin sister, Iris Cowart. She was a wonderful grandmother to seven grandchildren, Brett, Sarah, Kate, Kyle, Josh, Hannah & Emily. In addition, she had six precious great grandchildren, Kailey, Kelsi-Jo, Kynzie, Logan, Kyler & Kylee.  The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Medulla Baptist Church, 3930 Old Road 37, Lakeland, FL 33813. The family will receive visitors at Medulla Baptist Church,  followed by a service at 11:00am Monday, April 1, 2013. Interment following at Fitzgerald Cemetery, Lakeland FL. 
>ELIZABETH M. MOORE – 92 - Polk Co. School Board -  Ledger, Friday, May 3, 2013
MULBERRY - Elizabeth M. Moore, passed away Wednesday May 1, 2013 at home from congestive heart failure. Elizabeth was born in Clyo, Ga. on October 13, 1920. Elizabeth married Paul Maynard Moore in 1939. Elizabeth & Paul moved to Mulberry in 1951. Elizabeth worked for the Polk. Co. School Board as a cook and a member of Mulberry United Methodist Church since 1952. > Elizabeth is preceded in death by her husband Paul Moore and daughters Joy and Jackie. > She is survived by her son Johnny Paul Moore and his wife Barbara of Savannah, Ga., 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Being 1 of 12 brothers and sisters she has many surviving nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be Sat. May 4, 2013, at Mulberry United Methodist Church.  Funeral services will follow. She will be laid to rest at Fitzgerald Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Mulberry United Methodist Church, 306 North Church Ave., Mulberry, Fl. 33860 or Good Shepherd Hospice/Development Dept. 105 Arneson Ave., Auburndale, Fl. 33823. The family expresses the many thanks to all those who made Elizabeth's life such a joy. Arrangements entrusted to Seigler Funeral Home-Mulberry, Fl. 
>GLEN ALTON HARPER - 57 - Iron Worker - Ledger, Thursday, March 7, 2013
TALLAHASSEE - Mr. Glen Alton Harper passed away Monday, March 4, 2013 from complications of diabetes, at Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee. Glen Alton Harper was born February 12, 1956, in Lakeland to Virgil N. Harper and Joan Lovering Harper. Glen was an iron worker/welder. He was a member of the Iron Workers Union #397. He enjoyed woodworking, leather braiding, whip making and taxidermy. Glen loved hunting and fishing. His greatest pleasure was spending time with his family.  Services for Mr. Harper will be held Friday, March 8, 2013, at Fitzgerald Cemetery in Lakeland. The Rev. Gary Shepherd will officiate. > Glen Harper is survived by his daughters Stacy and husband David Mattair of Cairo, GA, and Morgan Harper of Lakeland; father Virgil N. Harper and wife Vicki of Cairo, GA; grandchildren Phoenix and Elijah Mattair of Cairo, GA; and sister Diane Brooks of Ft. Meade.> Glen was preceded in death by his mother Joan Lovering Harper, and brother Gary Neal Harper. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association , 1701 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA, 22311. 
>MRS. ADDIE T. DOSSEY - 93 - Tampa Tribune, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 1961
 Lakeland - ( Feb. 27, 1961 ) - Mrs. Addie Dossey died today at her home in Medulla, Lakeland Rt. 4. Addie was a native of Florida, she had lived in Medulla for 40 years. She was a member of Providence Primative Baptist Church.
> Survivors are, 3 daughters , Mrs. B. O. Colson and Mrs. Joe Henry, both of Plant City, and Mrs. Ora Dossey of Lakeland, 4 sons, Jackson J. Dossey of  Plant City, Willie W. Dossey of Lithia; Terrell T. and B. B. Dossey, both of Tampa; a brother, a sister, 11 grand and 19 great-grandchildren.  Elder R. C. Davis, Pastor of the Providence Primitive Church in Medulla officiated, assisted by Elder Leon B. Dame and Bufford Chilcoat.-   Interment was in Fitzgerald Cemetery. Arrangements by the A. M. Seigler Funeral Home in Mulberry. - 
>MRS. BARBARA ROBSON – 65 – Ledger, May 9, 2006
LAKELAND -- Mrs. Barbara Robson of Lakeland died of heart failure on Sunday (May 7, 2006) in Lakeland. > She is survived by her husband, Clayton Glen Robson; daughter, Jennifer Wilkins, Lakeland; sons, John Glen Robson, and Phillip David Robson, both of Lakeland; mother, Renna Alford Campbell, Lakeland; sisters, Jean Hapner, Lakeland, Francis Smith, North Carolina, Louise Meeks, Lakeland; seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Visitation will be today at Central Florida Casket Store & Funeral Chapel, Lakeland. Graveside services will be Wednesday at Fitzgerald Cemetery in Lakeland   - Ledger, May 9, 2006
>MARK REGISTER -  47 – Contractor
LAKELAND - Mark Register died on Saturday, December 22, 2007 at the Palm Terrace Hospice House due to liver failure. Mr. Register was born on September 15, 1960 in Gainesville, FL.  He moved to Lakeland from Englewood one year ago. He was a contractor and of the Baptist faith. > He is survived by his mother, Bettie Grace Carr of Lakeland, FL; daughters, Christina Register Thomas of Venice, FL, Amanda Register Thomas of Pt. Charlotte, FL; brother, Steve Register of Atlanta; sisters, Athena Raburn of Lakeland, FL, Regina Gagnon of Bartow, FL, Angela Purcell of Lakeland, FL.   Visitation will be held Sunday, December 23, 2007 at Heritage Baptist Church Old Chapel, 4202 Pipkin Rd., Lakeland. Graveside services will be held Monday, December 24, 2007 at Fitzgerald Cemetery, Fitzgerald Rd, Lakeland. Arrangements entrusted to Seigler Funeral Home Mulberry, FL. – Ledger,Dec. 23, 2007
>BERTHA MAE MEEKS – 92 - Ledger, Jan. 27. 2009
LAKE WALES - Bertha M. Meeks,died Saturday, January 24, 2009, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale from complications of a stroke. Born June 7,1916 in Havana, FL, Mrs. Meeks has been a resident of the area 68 years. She was of the Baptist faith.  >She was preceded in death by her first husband Bill Anthony & her second husband Ernest Meeks and her companion Grady Brown.  >Mrs. Meeks was survived by her daughterLinda  & husband Moss Flannery of Lake Wales; three sons: Ronald & wife Sandra Anthony of Angleton, TX, Carroll & wife Judy Anthony of Anderson, S.C., Billy Lee & wife Sharon Anthony of Highland City; sister: Vinnie Clayton of Lakeland; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren & 19 great-great-grandchildren.  Family will receive friends Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009 at Whidden-McLean Funeral Home, 650 E. Main St, Bartow. Funeral services will follow Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Fitzgerald Cemetery in Lakeland. Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave. Auburndale, FL 33823. Condolences to family at www.whiddenmcleanfuneralhome.com - 
>NORMAN L. RAULERSON – 83 -  U.S. Agri-Chemicals
MEDULLA -- Mr. N. L. Raulerson Jr. of Medulla died of heart failure Thursday (Feb. 20, 2003) at home. He was born in Lakeland to the late Norman L. and Virtie Mae Holland Raulersonon April 18, 1919, he was a lifelong resident. He was a dryer operator for U.S. Agri-Chemicals. He was an Army Veteran. He was a member of Harmony Primitive Baptist Church. >  Mr. Raulerson is survived by his wife, Melrose Raulerson; sons, Ben Raulerson, Gary Raulerson, both of Lakeland; daughters, Lavonne Knapp, Quincy, Betty Gardner, Newport, Mich.; sisters, Kathryn Sanders, Doris Bowen, Charlotte Crawford, all of Lakeland; eight grandchildren; 3 great grandchilren. Visitation will be Sunday at A.M. Seiger Funeral Home, SR 60 E., Mulberry. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Fitzgerald Cemetery. – Ledger, Feb. 22, 2003
>LAWRENCE D. FREEMAN – 86-?  Millwright - h/o- Susie "Sue" Lou Kirkland Freeman
MEDULLA -- Mr. Lawrence D. Freeman Sr. of Medulla died of heart failure Friday (July 11, 2003) at home. He was born in Mulberry on Nov. 5, 1928, he came to Lakeland from Mulberry 50 years ago. He was a millwright for Local No. 1000. He was an Army Veteran. He was a member of Eastside Baptist Church of Mulberry. >Mr. Freeman is survived by his sons, Dwight Freeman, Sam Freeman, both of Medulla, Walter Freeman, Cross City, Lamar Freeman, Westchester, Ohio; daughter, Vera Tungate, Medulla; sister, Katherine Burgner, Kissimmee; brothers, Floyd Freeman, Brandon, Henry Freeman, Valrico, John Freeman, Mulberry, Gene Freeman, Medulla, Jerry Freeman, Kissimmee; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday at A.M. Seigler Funeral Home, SR 60 E., Mulberry. Graveside services will be,Tuesday at Fitzgerald Cemetery, Fitzgerald Road, Lakeland. – Ledger, July 12, 2003
>SUSIE 'SUE' LOU KIRKLAND FREEMAN – 82 - Polk County School Board - w/o Lawrence Freeman,Sr.
MEDULLA - Susie 'Sue' Lou Freeman, passed away on June 21, 2015. Born in Medulla in 1932. She was employed with the Polk County School Board as a bus driver for 33 years. She was a loving mother and grandmother. >She is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Freeman, Sr.; and grandson, Dylan Freeman. >She is survived by her daughter, Vera; sons, Dwight, Walter Lamar and Sam. Family will receive friends Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Seigler Funeral Home, Hwy. 60 E., Mulberry, Fl. Services will follow. Committal service will be Friday, June 26, 2015, at Fitzgerald Cemetery. In lieu of flowers send donations to Achievement Academy, 716 E. Bella Vista Street, Lakeland, FL 33805 or the United Leukodystrophy Foundation, 224 N. 2nd Street, Suite 2, Dekalb, IL 60115. The Freeman family has entrusted arrangements to Seigler Funeral Home, Mulberry, FL. –Ledger, Tues. June 23, 2015
> Susie & Lawrence were married in Polk Co. on June 23, 1952
>EDWINA R. BARLOW – 84 -     Ledger, May 16, 2014
WINTER HAVEN- Edwina R. Barlow,passed away May 13, 2014 of heart failure. > She is survived by her loving family. Graveside services will be held Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 10:00 am at Fitzgerald Cemetery in Lakeland. Seigler Funeral Home, Mulberry.
>CHARLOTTE R. BEATY - 69 - State of Florida   - Ledger, Oct. 19, 2012
LAKELAND - Charlotte R. Beaty, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center of cancer. Born September 24, 1943 in Lakeland, FL, she was a lifelong resident of the area. Mrs. Beaty was an Administrative Assistance with the State of Florida. She attended Wildwood Baptist Church in Bartow. >She is survived by her daughter: Monique Mallory & husband Stephen of Lakeland; 3 brothers: Daniel McCall & wife Thelma of Lakeland, Michael McCall of Leesburg, Marvin McCall & wife Dale of West Palm Beach; 2 sisters: Patricia Ritter & husband Roy of Lakeland & Zonda Corbin of Lakeland; granddaughter: Emma Mallory of Lakeland. Interment will be at Fitzgerald Cemetery, Lakeland. Condolences to family at www.whiddenmcleanfuneralhome.com 
>HARVIE A.  BLEVINS, Sr. - 52 -
AUBURNDALE - Mr. Harvie A. Blevins Sr. of Auburndale, passed away on September 24, 2007. Cause of death pending medical examiner. He was born April 6, 1955 in Chilhowie, Va. He enjoyed being out on the water and riding motorcycles. He was a member of the Moose Lodge of Winter Haven. > Harvie is preceded in death by his parents Ruby and Hugh Blevins and brother Gary Blevins. >Survived by son Harvie (Sandy) Blevins Jr., Winter Haven, Fl.; one sister Brenda (Bobby) Sawyers of Galax, Va. and 2 grandchildren Mitch and Ruby Morgan Blevins of Winter Haven, Fl.; fiancée Sheri Skinner of Auburndale, Fl.  Visitation, Thursday, September 27, 2007 at David Russell Funeral Home. Services at 11 am Friday, September 28, 2007 at funeral home. Internment will be at Fitzgerald Cemetery Lakeland, Florida. David Russell Funeral Home. 863-616-1131 – Ledger, Sept. 27, 2007
>JAMES W. BURRIS – 86 - Oak Ridge National Laboratory  -  Ledger, May 1, 2009
WEST MELBOURNE - James W. Burris, of West Melbourne died on Wednesday April 29th, 2009 in Melbourne due to a heart attack. He retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee and moved to Melbourne in 1981 from Oak Ridge. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Melbourne and previously Central Baptist Church where he was an active volunteer. He attended the University of Tennessee where his studies were interrupted by his service in the Coast Guard in WW II. > Survivors include his wife Dot, sons John (Robin), Joel and Jerry, daughters Jill Smith and Janet Edmondson, step daughters Annette Peacock and Michele Glover, eleven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, sisters Mary Mullling and Joan (Keith) Richardson. Calling hours will be Friday May 1, 2009 at the Brownlie - Maxwell Funeral Home with services Saturday May 2, 2009 at the First Baptist Church of Melbourne. Burial will be at Fitzgerald Cemetery in Lakeland Saturday. Donations may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund. Brownlie - Maxwell Funeral Home in Melbourne is serving the family. 321-723-2345. 
>IRENE “CAMMIE” CAMPBELL – 86 - Auditor for Holiday Inn  
MULBERRY -- Mrs. Irene "Cammie" Campbell of Mulberry died of heart failure Sunday (July 16, 2006) at home. She was born in Medulla on July 4, 1920, she was a lifelong resident. She was an auditor for Holiday Inn. > Mrs. Campbell is survived by her daughters, Laveda Vega, Kellene Myers, both of Mulberry.Visitation will be Wednesday at Seigler Funeral Home, State Road 60 E., Mulberry. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Fitzgerald Cemetery on Fitzgerald Road, Lakeland. A.M. Seigler Funeral Home, Mulberry - Ledger, July 18, 2006
>LENA V. BUSH – 90 - Homemaker/Seamstress -  Lanier Funeral Home. 
LAKELAND - Mrs. Lena V. Bush, died of natural causes Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Born in Miller County, GA, on December 25, 1923, Lena came here in the early 1940 s. She was a homemaker/ seamstress. Lena was a member of Cleveland Heights Baptist Church for 47 years. She was loved and will be missed by family and friends. >  Mrs. Bush was preceded in death by her husband Davis Bush, and daughter Janet Sue Dobbins. > She is survived by her daughter Jackie Nix, Kathleen, son David Bush, Haines City, daughters Norma Soules, Sandra Russell, both of Lakeland, brothers Jack Murkerson, Eustis, FL, Floyd Murkeson, Lakeland, William Murkerson and Clifford Murkerson, both of Jakin, GA, 15 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren. Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Cleveland Heights Baptist Church. Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in Fitzgerald Cemetery.    –Ledger, Oct. 2, 2014
>ROBERT ALTON "BUSTER" COLLIER – 59 - Radio Announcer 
LAKELAND - Robert Alton "Buster" Collier, died May 29, 2012 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center due to complications of a stroke. "Buster" was born December 28, 1952 in Lakeland and was a life resident of this area. He was a member of Cleveland Heights Baptist Church and was a radio announcer. >"Buster" was preceded in death by his parents Dick and Roberta Collier and his sister Marie Huntsinger. > He is survived by his sisters Barbara "Sue" Payne of Lakeland, Jeanette Payne of Dover, Merry Lee Cosgrove of Bartow and Tricia Ann Dunn of Lakeland. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews, his church family and his beloved dog Chloe. Visitation will be held Friday 6 to 8 PM at Lakeland Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday 10:30 AM at Cleveland Heights Baptist Church with interment to follow in Fitzgerald Cemetery. – Ledger, May 31, 2012
>ODELLA CURRY – 86 -  Homemaker - Ledger, Feb. 24, 2005
LAKELAND -- Mrs. Odella Curry of Lakeland died of lung failure Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2005) at her daughter's home. She was born in Scriven, Ga., on Feb. 6, 1919, she came to Lakeland from Mulberry 23 years ago. She was a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Mulberry. >Mrs. Curry is survived by her daughters, Lavoynne Burgner, Audrey Parrish, both of Lakeland; son, Lamar Butch Curry, Mulberry; three stepchildren; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be this evening at Seigler Funeral Home, Mulberry. Graveside services will be Friday at Fitzgerald Cemetery, Fitzgerald Road, Lakeland. -
>DOUGLAS BRIAN DAWSON, Sr., 52 LAKELAND - Douglas Brian Dawson, Sr., died 11/1/2011 due to heart failure. Funeral services will be Mon. 11/7 at 3 PM at Fitzgerald Cemetery. Lanier FH. – Ledger, Nov. 7, 2011
>SYLVIA JOYCE DAWSON - 67 -Manager
LAKELAND - Sylvia Joyce Dawson, of Lakeland, Florida passed away February 6, 2008 from an aortic aneurysm. She was born on November 21, 1940 in Lakeland, Florida as was a lifelong resident. Mrs. Dawson was a manager in retail sales. She was of the Baptist faith, loved the Lord and her family very much. She influenced the lives of many others and treated everyone as if they were her own. >She is preceded in death by her parents William & Bernice (Roberts) Pate and her husband of 44 years, William Dawson. > She is survived by her sons: David (Ivel) Dawson, Michael (Lisa) Dawson, and Douglas Dawson; daughters: Debra (Rusty) Waterson, Renee Fisher, Wanda (Lee) Curles, & Gina Dawson; brothers: Dennis (Patsy) Pate &Gary (Vicki) Pate; sister: Latrell Howard; 15 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren. Visitation will be Sun., Feb. 10, 2008 at Central Florida Casket Store & Funeral Chapel. The funeral service will be on Mon. Feb. 11, 2008, at Lake Gibson Church of the Nazarene in Lakeland, Florida. Interment will follow at Fitzgerald Cemetery in Lakeland, Florida. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Lake Gibson Church of the Nazarene Youth Life Center Fund. Arrangements by Central Florida Casket Store & Funeral Chapel. – Ledger, Feb. 8, 2008
>JANET SUE DOBBINS -  56 - LAKELAND - Janet Sue Dobbins, 66, died 12-10-10 of heart failure. Visit: Mon. 10 am at Ott-Laughlin, Auburndale. Graveside services. 11:30 am at Fitzgerald Cemetery. –Ledger, Dec. 12, 2010- (very confusing- age -56 or 66 )??
>ANNIE L. DRAKE - 87 - Licensed Practical Nurse - Ledger, Oct. 30, 2009
LAKELAND - Mrs. Annie L. Drake, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2009 from heart failure. She was born in Carthage, TN and moved to this area in 1955.  Annie retired as a licensed practical nurse who worked in doctors' offices in this area for many years. >She was preceded in death by her husband Charles H. Drake. >Survivors include daughters, Charlotte Schlubach of Duluth, GA, Mary Janice Drake of Vine Grove, KY, four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Saturday at Gentry Morrison Funeral Home, Southside Chapel, 1727 Bartow Rd. Funeral services with interment following at Fitzgerald Cemetery.
>BLAKE EDWARD DUSTAL – 16 -  Student
LAKELAND -- Mr. Blake Edward Dustal of Lakeland died Saturday (Nov. 9, 2002) as the result of an automobile accident in Lakeland. He was born in Bartow on June 19, 1986, he was a lifelong resident of Lakeland. He was a student. >He is survived by his parents, Kevin and Amy Dustal, both of Lakeland; brothers, Zachary and Lucas Dustal, both of Lakeland; sisters, Tabitha and Nichole Dustal, both of Lakeland; paternal grandparents, Pat and Bob Dustal, both of Lakeland; maternal grandparents, Eddie and Jean Hendricks, both of Lakeland; paternal great-grandmother, Frances Toth, South River, N.J. Graveside services will be Tuesday at Fitzgerald Cemetery in Lakeland. Central Florida Casket Store. – Ledger, Nov. 10, 2002
>MIKE ELLIS, Jr. - 53 - Owner of Unified Communications
LAKELAND - Mike Ellis, Jr.,  died of cancer Thursday, July 5, 2007, at Palm Terrace Hospice House. Mr. Ellis was born in Charleston, S.C., on May 9, 1954, and moved to Lakeland from Germany 38 years ago. He was the owner of Unified Communications. He was kind, generous and free spirited. He was an avid Nascar fan, animal lover, hobbyist horticulturist. > He is preceded in death by his mother, Bobbie Ellis, and sister, Lynn Ellis. > He is survived by his father, Bill Ellis, Lakeland, FL.; sister, Kathy (Dan) Baranowski, Calif.; niece, Lacey McNeal, Calif.; nephews, Tyler & Matt Baronowski, both of Calif.; aunt, Claudia Ruby, Auburndale; companion, Donna Flasch, Lakeland, and beloved pet, Mr. Bentley. Visitation will be held Sun., July 8, 2007 at Seigler Funeral Home, Hwy. 60 E., Mulberry. Graveside services will be Mon., July 9, 2007  at Fitzgerald Cemetery, Fitzgerald Road, Lakeland. Arrangements entrusted to Seigler Funeral Home, Mulberry. –Ledger, July 7, 2007
>WEETA LUELLA CLOER FAIR – 86 -
LORIS, S.C. - Weeta Luella Cloer Fair, passed away Monday, May 23, 2011 at her home of heart failure. She was born March 8, 1925 in Hudson, NC, a daughter of the late James Walter and Mattie King Cloer. >Mrs. Fair was a member of Loris First Baptist Church and the Joy Sunday School Class. She was a resident of Lakeland, FL. for 55 years and was a longtime member of Medulla Baptist Church, serving in the nursery for 32 years. Mrs. Fair enjoyed spending time with children and was loved by all that knew her. She was a friend to many. She was loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. >  In addition to her parents,> Mrs. Fair was predeceased by her husband, Lloyd Fair, one sister, Charlotte Elrod, and one brother, Granvel Cloer. > Survivors include one daughter, Vickie Fair Turner and her husband Dr. Larry Turner of Loris, two grandsons, Matthew Stephen Turner and wife Rayna of Lakeland, FL. and Patrick Nathanael Turner and wife Jessica of Fuquay-Varina, NC, four great grandchildren, Madalyn Turner, Reese Turner and Logan Turner, all of Lakeland, FL. and Bralyn Turner of Fuquay-Varina, NC. two brothers, J.B. Cloer and Boyd Cloer and his wife Kathryn all of Hudson, NC, and sister-in-law, Carrie Cloer of Hudson, NC. and a brother-in-law, James L. Fair of Lakeland, FL.  Memorials may be sent to Loris First Baptist Church, 3117 Main St., Loris, SC 29569. The family will receive friends Tuesday May 24, 2011, at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel-Loris, SC. A graveside funeral service will be held  Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Fitzgerald Cemetery, Lakeland, FL. Local arrangements entrusted to Seigler Funeral Home, Mulberry, FL. Condolences may be sent to family at seiglerfuneralhome.net. –Ledger, May 25, 2011
>AGNES KELBACHER – 93 -  Waitress
LAKELAND -- Mrs. Agnes Kelbacher of Lakeland died of heart failure Friday (July 1, 2005) at Wedgewood Healthcare Center. She was born April 23, 1912, she was a resident of Polk County for 40 years. She was a waitress. She was a Baptist. >Mrs. Kelbacher was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Kelbacher. >She is survived by her 10 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fitzgerald Cemetery, Lakeland. A.M. Seigler Funeral Home. –Ledger, July 3, 2005
>ROBERT W. KEMP – 54 -
MULBERRY - Robert W. Kemp died of heart failure 11/26/07. Visit: 10-11 am Fri. Mulberry 1st Assembly of God. Graveside 11:30 am Fitzgerald Cemetery. Seigler F.H. –Ledger, Nov. 28, 2007
>MACK G. LONG, Sr. – 90 -  Iron Worker
LAKELAND - Mack G. Long, Sr. died Jan. 7, 2010 at L.R.M.C. of heart failure. Mack was born in Hardee Town, FL. on July 22, 1919 to George & Cleo (Hardee) Long. Mack was an iron worker. Mack moved to Lakeland from Orlando nine years ago and was of the Baptist faith. >Mack was preceded in death by his wife Sally Long. > Mack is survived by companion Cathryn Galvin, son Buddy Long, daughters Ginny Curry & Eloise Moffett, 7 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. > Visitation will be held Monday January 11, 2010 at Seigler Funeral Home-Chapel., Hwy. 60 E. Mulberry. Graveside services will be at Fitzgerald Cemetery, Fitzgerald Rd., Lakeland. Condolences may be sent to the family @ seiglerfuneralhome.net. Arrangements entrusted to Seigler Funeral Home-Mulberry, Fl. – Ledger, Jan. 9, 2010
>DAVID “LOUIE” LUNN - 82 -  Charter Boat Captain - Ledger, Feb. 15, 2004
STUART -- Mr. David "Louie" Lunn of Stuart died of pneumonia Saturday (Feb. 14, 2004) at Martin Memorial Hospital South, Stuart. He was born Dec. 30, 1921, in Bartow, he came here from Marathon in 1962. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a charter boat captain and a member of the Sail Fish Club in Stuart. He attended First Baptist Church in Stuart. > Mr. Lunn is survived by his wife, Linda Lunn; daughters, Diana Moree and Lila Lee Newberry, both of Lakeland, Melba June Naylor, York, Pa.; sons, Tommy David Lunn, Lakeland, Bennett C. Hare, Kansas City, Kanas; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday at Seigler Funeral Home, Mulberry. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fitzgerald Cemetery, Lakeland. 
>EMMA ATTENBURG - 88 - Attenburg Grocery 
LAKELAND -- For 68 years, Mrs. Emma Attenburg was a dedicated member of Medulla Baptist Church, where she attended Sunday school, morning and evening services and prayer services on Wednesday nights. "Never did she fail coming. I've never seen her not there," said her friend and fellow church member, Linda Grandstaff of Lakeland. "She had a smile for everyone and she loved everyone. She made it a point to keep up with everyone and find out how they were doing." The retired owner of Attenburg Grocery on South Florida Avenue died of heart failure Tuesday (July 20, 2004) at Oakbridge Health Care Center. She was born in Colquitt, Ga., on May 21, 1916, she came to Lakeland from there in 1935. She married Edward Attenburg in the 1930s. Beginning in the 1940s the couple owned and operated Attenburg Grocery, where Speedy's Bar and Grill is now, just south of the Polk Parkway. > "It was a gas station, grocery store back then. The store originally had the only beer consumption license. You could go in there and buy your groceries and walk around with an open beer and shop,"< said her grandson, Steve Boutwell of Lakeland. In addition to attending church, Mrs. Attenburg enjoyed traveling. "She often spoke of her travels to Hawaii, and especially her trip to the Holy Lands," Grandstaff said. "She was loved and will be missed by her family and her church. She was an inspiration to many." > Mrs. Attenburg was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Attenburg, in 1965. > She is survived by her sister, Eva Clyde Maddox, Lakeland, two grandsons and four greatgrandchildren. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Gentry-Morrison Southside Funeral Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Medulla Baptist Church. -Ledger, July 22, 2004 -To date- Speedys is now gone- Now HTeaO stands in its place- 

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