FORT MEADE ---- Mrs. Lucille Corbitt of Fort Meade died of heart failure Saturday (Oct. 30, 2004) at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. She was born in Fort Meade on Aug. 24, 1921, she was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a homemaker and a seamstress. She was a member of Busy Bee's Sewing Club of the First Church of God. She was a member of the church. > Mrs. Corbitt is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Roberts, Fort Meade; son, Sammy Corbitt, Bradenton; sisters, Dorothy Price, Mildred Twiss, both of Arcadia; brother, Royce Twiss, Arcadia; 10 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Tuesday at McLean Funeral Home, 306 East Broadway, Fort Meade. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at First Church of God, 215 S. Perry Ave. in Fort Meade. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Fort Meade. –
|> GEORGE DOUGLAS OWEN - 64 -
BARTOW - George Douglas Owen died Nov. 23, 2016. Memorial Service., 2pm Sun. 11/27, at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Hwy. 98, E. Fort Meade. Hancock F.H., Ft. Meade. Ledger, Nov. 27, 2016
|won the state bluegrass championship in 1982 playing the mandolin. "He could play the guitar first. He just learned to play them all. He was good enough that he could use about any instrument," said his father, James T. Rogers of Fort Meade. "In fact a couple of people called him from Nashville, but he wouldn't go because he was real religious and he didn't want to get worldly. "He could have been in Nashville, but he just didn't want to choose that life." Mr. Rogers, who was a heavy equipment operator and independent truck driver, died of heart failure Monday (Aug. 23, 2004) at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg. He was born in Bartow on Nov. 16, 1962, he grew up in Fort Meade where he was a lifelong resident. He developed an interest in music while watching his father perform in a bluegrass band and learned to play by ear. "We played at all the bluegrass festivals and he just grew up in it, he was a kid but he wanted to do the same. He had a God-given talent to know music without anyone teaching him," James Rogers said. The family organized its own bluegrass group called The Rogers Family and performed throughout Florida. Mr. Rogers also taught instrumental music. After working as heavy equipment operator for a couple of businesses, Mr. Rogers bought his own Peterbilt semi. But he was also called to preach. "He and another preacher spent two or three months in the mountains, traveling and preaching at different churches in the mountain areas," James Rogers said. He ministered on the radio in North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. Mr. Rogers was a member of the Full Gospel Church.> In addition to his father, Mr. Rogers is survived by his mother, Clara Ruthann Rogers of Fort Meade. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McLean Funeral Home, 306 E. Broadway in Fort Meade. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Fort Meade. - Ledger, Aug. 25, 2004|
FORT MEADE - Kennith Mark
Baucom Jr. 'Kenny Mark' of Fort Meade, Florida went home to be with Our
Lord on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Kenny Mark loves Jesus and has great
faith in the Lord. He is a member of The Word of Life Christian Center
of Bartow, Florida. He loves The Lord and his family and everyone he
meets. He is a very proud uncle, a prolific writer, (24+ memory
journals, one children's story submitted to publishing, and working on
two short stories), an outdoorsman, a marksman a great friend always
there offering a helping hand to work or pray with you. > Kenny
Mark is preceded in death by his uncle Donald Faulkner.
>Kenny is survived by both parents: father Kennith Mark Baucom Sr.
of Wauchula, Fl., mother Retta Faye Baucom of Fort Meade, Fl.; paternal
grandparents Kenneth and Louise Baucom of Wauchula, Florida; maternal
grandmother Helen Braswell of Fort Meade, Fl.; sister Cassandra M.
Baucom of Fort Meade, Fl.; nephew Riley M. Baucom of Fort Meade, Fl.;
aunts and uncles Renee Faulkner of Wauchula, Fl., Annette McQuaig of
Fort Meade, Fl., Kenny Judah (Virginia) of Myakka City, Fl., Loraine
Childress (Paul) of Hendersonville, NC., Pleasant Baucom of Clyde, NC.
Debra Jensen of Dublin, Ga., Roxanne Garcia (Ramon) of Zolfo Springs,
Fl., Dallas Moses of Wauchula, Fl., Clara Payne of Wrightsville, Ga.,
Joanna Roberts (Buck) of Fort Meade, Fl., Ron Moses of Wrightsville,
Ga., along with numerous cousins, extended family, friends, and loved
ones. A Visitation will be held Thursday, May 13, 2021,
6:00-8:00 P.M. in the Robarts Garden Chapel. A second visitation will
take place Friday, May 14, 2021, at 3:00 P.M. at The World of Life
Christian Center in Bartow, Fl. with Funeral services to begin at 4:00
P.M. Pastor David White, and Pastor Debbie White will be officiating
the services. Interment will follow services at Pleasant Grove
Cemetery in Fort Meade Florida. Ledger, May 12, 2021
ZANESVILLE, Ohio -- Mr. George "Sonny" Shreve of Zanesville, Ohio, who has family in Plant City, died of heart failure Monday (Dec. 13, 2004) at Genesis Hospice Morrison House. He was born in Zanesville on Nov. 3, 1935. He retired from the maintenance department at Burnham Boiler. >Mr. Shreve is survived by his wife, Jane R. Shreve; sons, George Shreve, Robert Shreve, Sheldon Shreve, and Burl Shreve, all of Zanesville; daughters, Joyce Shreve, Zanesville, Cheryl Kidwell, Roseville, Ohio; brothers, Jesse Shreve, Zanesville, James Shreve, Newark, Ohio; sisters, Joyce McNerney, Newark and Plant City, Delia Lutz, Plant City; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 this evening and 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at The Snouffer Funeral Home, 1150 West Military Road, Zanesville. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.