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The Polk County News and Democrat Obituaries
James Erskine Watts Jr.
Wed  Aug 24 2016 08:30AM
James Erskine Watts, Jr., 31, of Fort Meade, Fla., passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.  Hancock Funeral Home of Fort Meade is handling arrangements. … read more.
Lois Holle-Sharp
Wed  Aug 24 2016 08:30AM
Lois Holle-Sharp of Maineville. Beloved wife of Andrew W. Sharp. Loving mother of William Holle, Jennifer (Loren) Roscoe, Jack Holle, Chris (Shannon) Holle, Cindy (Marvin) Cobb, Barbara Sharp, Paula Sharp, … read more.
Lucille Weeks
Wed  Aug 17 2016 08:30AM
Lucille Weeks, 86, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed from this life into Heaven Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House, Auburndale, Fla. She was born May 7, 1930, in Walton … read more.
Lea Henderson
Wed  Aug 17 2016 08:30AM
Lea Henderson, 14, of Babson Park, Fla., passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, in Orlando. Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales is handling the arrangements. … read more.
Henry Breton Jr.
Fri  Aug 19 2016 02:21PM
Henry Breton Jr. passed from this life to the next on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Henry was born April 3, 1934, in … read more.
Annell Marie Johnson
Wed  Aug 17 2016 08:30AM
Annell Marie Johnson, 68, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at Heart of Florida Hospital. Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales is handling the arrangements. … read more.
Martin ‘Marty’ Lee Altman
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
Martin “Marty” Lee Altman, 53, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016, at our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, La., after a long and outrageous battle with cancer. He … read more.
Janice Walker Wade
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
Janice Walker Wade, 62, of Mount Olive, Miss., died Saturday, July 30, 2016, at her home. She was born Saturday, Nov. 7, 1953, in Harden, Ky. She was formerly of Bartow, Fla., … read more.
Hester A. Modlin
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
Hester A. Modlin, 80, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, at Savannah Court. She was born March 23, 1936 in Creswell, N.C., to the late Frank and Statha … read more.
Donald R. Bridges Sr.
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
Donald R. Bridges Sr., 67, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, at Kindred Hospital in Tampa. Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales is handling the arrangements. … read more.
Juan Leyva
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
Juan  Leyva, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Lakeland.   Arrangements entrusted to Caver Funeral Home in Lake Wales. … read more.
Henry D. Rudenko
Wed  Aug 3 2016 08:30AM
Henry D. Rudenko, 91, of Babson Park, Fla., passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Somers Hospice House in Sebring, Fla. Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales is handling the … read more.
Robert Eugene Woodham
Wed  Aug 3 2016 08:30AM
Robert Eugene “Gene” Woodham, 67, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in North Fort Myers, Fla. Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, is serving the family. … read more.
Mary Jane Driesler
Wed  Aug 3 2016 08:30AM
Mary Jane Driesler, 86, passed away Sunday, August 31, 2016. Whidden-McLean Funeral Home in charge of arrangements … read more.
Bartow bids Richard Frisbie farewell
Wed  Aug 3 2016 08:30AM
What is the measure of a person? In folklore there is a story about an elderly man who died whose funeral was attended by a young man unrelated to him … read more.
Jackie Lee Bowers Fillingim
Wed  Jul 27 2016 08:30AM
Jackie Lee Bowers Fillingim, 87, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, at her residence. She was born on Aug. 3, 1928, in Lake Wales to Wiley … read more.
Norman Ford
Wed  Jul 27 2016 08:30AM
Norman Ford of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016, at his residence. He was born Sept. 12, 1935, in Alabama. He came here from West Palm Beach, Fla., 40 … read more.
Dorothy R. Birge
Wed  Jul 27 2016 08:30AM
Dorothy R. “Dot” Birge, 82, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016, at her residence in Bartow, Fla. Born April 26, 1934, in Babson Park, Fla., she was a lifelong resident of Bartow. … read more.
Claudia Johnson Jackson
Wed  Jul 27 2016 08:30AM
Claudia Johnson Jackson, 70, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at Bartow Regional Medical Center. Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, is handling arrangements. … read more.
Pastor Ernest Jasper Wine, Jr.
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
Pastor Ernest Jasper “EJ” Wine, Jr. passed away Monday, July 18, 2016, at his residence. He was 78. Arrangements by Marion Nelson Funeral Home, Lake Wales. … read more.
David Buxton
Wed  Aug 24 2016 08:30AM
David Buxton, 64, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at his residence Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales is handling arrangements. … read more.
Janie Kate Kelly
Wed  Aug 24 2016 08:30AM
Janie Kate Kelly of Frostproof, Florida passed away Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at Lake Wales Medical Center. She was 62. Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Frostproof is handling the arrangements. … read more.
Velma Lois Howell
Wed  Aug 17 2016 08:30AM
Velma Lois Howell, 104, passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at her residence in Fort Meade. McLean Funeral Home, Fort Meade in charge of arrangements. … read more.
Isidro Medina Castro
Wed  Aug 17 2016 08:30AM
Isidro Medina “Don Chilo” or “Tio” Castro, 71, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016. Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales is handling the arrangements. … read more.
Talbert Hollis Melton
Wed  Aug 17 2016 08:30AM
Talbert Hollis Melton, 80, went to his heavenly home on Aug. 13, 2016, after a long battle with Parkinson’s. His devotion to and from his family, and his firm belief in … read more.
Ezell Lewis
Wed  Aug 17 2016 08:30AM
Ezell Lewis, 87, of Babson Park Fla., passed away Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale. Johnell Caver Your Home for Funerals, Lake Wales is handling arrangements. … read more.
Nola J. Williams
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
Nola J. Williams, 87, of Summerfield, Fla., passed away suddenly on July 25, 2016 at The Villages Regional Hospital, The Villages, Fla. She was born in Sarasota, Fla., Jan. 2, 1929, and … read more.
Wilma Ruman
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
Wilma Ruman, 88, of Babson Park, Fla., passed away, Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at Winter Haven Hospital. Johnson-Nelson-Gill Funeral Home handling arrangements. … read more.
Clifford O. Cofer II
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
Clifford O. “Cliff” Cofer II, 27, of Winter Haven, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, in Lakeland, Fla. Marion Nelson Funeral Home, Frostproof, is handling arrangements. … read more.
Juanita Mae Booker
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
Juanita Mae Booker, 75, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2016, at the Somers Hospice House in Sebring, Fla. Arrangements by Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales, Fla. … read more.
Clarence Jeffrey West Sr.
Wed  Aug 3 2016 08:30AM
Clarence Jeffrey West Sr., 61, of Bartow, died July 23, 2016, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. The funeral is Saturday, Aug. 6, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Missionary Baptist in Bartow. Batts … read more.
Helen V. Thompson
Wed  Aug 3 2016 08:30AM
Helen V. Thompson, 99, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Grace Healthcare. Marion Nelson Funeral Home, Lake Wales, is handling arrangements. … read more.
Betty Logan Collier
Wed  Aug 3 2016 08:30AM
Betty Logan Collier, 77, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016, in Lakeland, Fla. Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, is handling arrangements. … read more.
James L. Morris
Wed  Aug 3 2016 08:30AM
James L. Morris, 82, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016. Whidden-McLean Funeral Home in charge of arrangements … read more.
Richard Frisbie, community leader, dies at 92
Wed  Jul 27 2016 08:30AM
Richard R. Frisbie, 92, long-time Bartow business and civic leader, died on Monday afternoon, July 25, 2016, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, several weeks after suffering a stroke. He was … read more.
Robert Sheppard
Wed  Jul 27 2016 08:30AM
Robert “Bob” Sheppard, 82, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at his home. He was born on Sept. 5, 1933, in New Castle, Ind., to … read more.
Marjorie Mae Barrow
Wed  Jul 27 2016 08:30AM
Marjorie Mae Barrow, 88, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Friday, July 22, 2016, at her home. Arrangements by Marion Nelson Funeral Home. … read more.
Eleanore Jean Schnurer
Wed  Jul 27 2016 08:30AM
Eleanore Jean Schnurer, 87, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away at Palm Gardens of Winter Haven, Fla. Johnson-Nelson-Gill Funeral Home in Lake Wales is handling the arrangements. … read more.
Leslie Renee Hawk
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
Leslie Renee Hawk 46,of Avon Park passed away Sunday July 17, 2016, at Florida Hospital in Sebring. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday and a celebration of life will … read more.
Calvin M. Barnett, Jr.
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
Mr. Calvin M. Barnett, Jr., 89, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in Winter Haven, Fla.  Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, is handling the arrangements. … read more.