2, 1994 THE
Mae Austin of 115 D St.,
died Wednesday (July 27, 1994) at Lake Wales
Medical Center. She
was 95. Born in Fayettville, N.C. on Dec. 17, 1898, she moved to Lake
Wales from Jay 68 years ago. She was a
homemaker. She was a member of First Institutional Baptist Church in Lake
Wales.She was preceded in death by her
husband, the Rev. J.P. Austin. She
is survived by her sons, the Rev. Robert Austin, Bartow, Dr. Ernest
Austin, Dale City Va.,Lawrence Austin, Baltimoreand James
Austin, and the Rev. Allen Austin, both of Lake Wales,daughters
Jackie Gill, Larchmont, N.Y. and Lula Jones, Lake Wales,brother, Eddie
Smith Sr., Lake Wales, sister Irene Gardner, South River,
N.J., 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.Visitation will be;Wednesday
at Epps Mortuary, 626 N.
Walker St. Lake Wales.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Institutional
Baptist Church in Lake Wales.
|Nathaniel Arnold Bagley;
April 11, 2002 LAKE
Mortuary of Lake Wales was in charge of arrangements.
Nathaniel Arnold Bagley of Lake
Wales, formerly of Sparr, Fla., died Monday, April 1,
2002, at The Grove Center of Lake Wales. He was 86.Services were held Saturday at Mount Calvary
C.M.E. Church of Lake Wales.Born June 18, 1915, in Sparr, he moved to Lake Wales in 1937.He was a retired
citrus harvester and a member of Mount Calvary
C.M.E. Church where he served as a
deacon and trustee.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Leona
Bagley.Survivors include his son, Carlton
Thompson, Jr., of Lake Wales; daughter, Ethel Ree Davis
of Lake Wales; brother, Kateaster
Bagley of Lake Wales; sister, Annie
Ferguson of Lake Hamilton,
grandchildren; and a host of great and great great grandchildren.
|Mary Bell Battles-
LAKE WALES NEWS -
Battles of Lake Wales, formerly of Autaugaville,
Ala., died Wednesday,
Sept. 19, 2001 at the Lakeland
Regional Medical Center.
She was 80. Services were held Saturday at First
Institutional Missionary Baptist Church of Lake Wales.She
was born Sept. 23, 1920 in Autaugaville and moved to Lake Wales 56 years ago. She was
a cook and a member of First
Institutional Missionary Baptist
preceded in death by her husband, Mose Battles,Sr.
Survivors include five
sons, Mose Battles, Jr. of Kissimmee,
Fla., and Robert Battles,
Charles Battles, Alphonso Battles, and
Nathaniel Battles, all of Lake Wales;
three daughters, Bettye Broadnax, Mozella Wilson,
and Marcella Wheatley, all of Lake Wales; brother, Robert Lamar of New
York; five sisters, Ovetta Saffold and Ruby Penns, both
of Boston, Mass. and Rebecca Brown,Lula Hendricks, and Minnie Reed, all
of New York; 32
grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren;and one great great
Mortuary of Lake
Wales was in
charge of arrangements.
Huntley Boyd; Thursday, October 25, 2001 LAKE WALES NEWS
Huntley Boyd of Lake
formerly of Frostproof, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2001 at the
Life Care Center of Winter Haven. She was 82.
Services were held Saturday at Allen Temple
A.M.E. Church in Lake Wales.
Sept. 17, 1919 in Burke County, Ga., she moved from Frostproof to Lake Wales in 1967.She was a
homemaker and a member of the Independent Church of Jesus in Babson Park.She
was preceded in death by her husband, William Boyd.
Survivors include ;seven
sons, John Patterson of Palmetto,
Fla., Elgin Dukes,
Walter Dukes, Clarence
Dukes, Ben Dukes, and Silas Dukes, all
of Lake Wales, and William
Jones of Pahokee, Fla.;
five daughters, Mattie Bailey of Frostproof,
Catherine Patterson and Corine Corley, both
of Belle Glade, Fla., and
Anne Patterson and Ruby Plummer,
both of Pahokee, Fla.; 59
grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren;
25 great great grandchildren.
Epps Mortuary of Lake Wales
was in charge of arrangements.
ELLIS - July 4, 1985
LAKE WALES HIGHLANDER
Graveside services for Herbert
“Soup" Man” Ellis, 56, of 309 Harding Ave.,
scheduled for, 11 a.m. Saturday at Willow Lawn Cemetery. Ellis died June 24 at Polk General Hospital in Bartow following a
may call at the funeral home from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. today
Veteran of World War II.
Lawrence Epps Funeral Home of Lake Wales is
in charge of arrangements.
GADSON - February
8, 1980 LAKE
Theodore Gadson, 75, 209 C Street, Lake
Wales, died Saturday at Winter Haven
was a native of Sparr and had been a resident
of Lake Wales approximately 60 years. He
was retired from the water
department of the City of Lake Wales,
and was a member of Allen Temple A.M.E.
Church, Lake Wales. Survivors
his wife, Marie Gadson, Lake Wales,
two daughters, Evelyn Ellis, Lake Wales,
and Joyce Bass of Madison,
two sons, Fred Gilbert and Robert
Gilbert, both of Lake Wales;
two brothers, Andrew Gadson of
and Milton Gadson of Lake Wales;
20 grandchildren and 11
services will be held at the Allen Temple A.M.E.
with the Rev. Charles Robinson officiating. Interment will be in the Willow Lawn Cemetery.
Lawrence Epps Funeral
Home is in charge of arrangements.
June 2, 1989 LAKE
Funeral Services for J.D.
Hawthorne, age 79
of Dundee, who died
May 25, 1989
at the Lake Wales
Hospital will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Macedonia
Baptist Church in Waverly.
Epps Funeral Home Lake
Wales. He was a native of Crenshaw County, Ala.
and moved to Waverly in 1941 from Plymouth, Fla. He had been a resident of Dundee for 13 years,
moving there from Babson
Park. He was a retired employee of Citrus World in the
and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church,
four daughters, Nancy
Burkes Green, Jacksonville; Dorothy and Gwendolyn Hawthorne, both of
Orlando; Marilyn Graham of Lake Wales; a stepdaughter
Shirley Clarke of West Palm Beach; four sons,Jimmie
Hawthorne, Reedville, Ga.; James Hawthorne of Babson Park;
Bobby Hawthorne, Avon Park; and
David Hawthorne of Spartanburg, S.C.;29 grandchildren, 10 great
a brother, Jimmie
Hawthorne of Waverly;
Davison of Dundee; Anna Anderson of Georgianna, Ala.,and Anna Mae Adam
of Ben Habor, Mich.
Epps Funeral Hope is in charge of all arrangements.
|Ethel Lee Hicks - Thursday,
October 18, 2001 LAKE
Ethel Lee Hicks of Lake Wales, formerly
of Roxbury, Mass., died
Monday, Oct. 8, 2001 at the Lake
Wales Medical Centers. She was
92. Services were held Saturday at
the Johnson Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Debra Thomas of
the Johnson Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Debra Thomas of
the Mount Calvary Church of
Lake Wales officiating.
Interment followed at Willow Lawn Cemetery
of Lake Wales.
Born June 22, 1909 in
Ocala, Fla., she
moved to Lake
years ago from Roxbury. She
was a member of the Allen Temple
A.M.E. Church of Lake Wales and a retired
domestic helper. She was
preceded in death by her
husband, Bies Hicks.
caregivers,David Roberts and Rachel Burton, both of Lake Wales;
cousins, Darryl Brock of Ocala, Fla. and Gloria Brock of New Orleans,
Funeral Home of Lake Wales was in charge of arrangements.