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Fort Meade Obituaries
Bobby R. Hutchins
Wed  Mar 25 2015 08:30AM
Bobby R. Hutchins, 60, passed away Friday, March 20, 2015, at Kindred Hospital in Tampa. Visitation is 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Whidden-McLean Funeral Home, Bartow. Funeral service … read more.
Bryan E. Tew
Wed  Mar 25 2015 08:30AM
Bryan E. Tew, 47, passed away Friday, March 20, 2015, at Winter Haven Hospital. Born Nov. 20, 1967, in Bartow, Bryan was a resident of Bartow for 15 years, moving … read more.
Shirley B. Campbell
Sat  Mar 21 2015 08:30AM
Shirley B. Campbell, 70, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015, at her home in Lake Buffum. Funeral service was at 10 a.m., Friday, March 20, 2015, at Whidden-McLean Funeral Home. … read more.
Charlie Mooneyham
Wed  Mar 18 2015 08:30AM
Charlie Mooneyham, 66, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015. Born June 9, 1948, in Bartow, he was the son of the late George Mooneyham and Madell (Parrish) Mooneyham, a resident … read more.
Dorothy ‘Dot’ Prather
Wed  Mar 18 2015 08:30AM
Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Prather, 72, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015, in Lakeland, Fla. Dot was born Oct. 19, 1942, in Hazelhurst, Ga., and has been a resident of Fort … read more.
Lady Jackets sparkle on diamond
Sat  Mar 14 2015 08:30AM
On Tuesday March 10, the Lady Jackets traveled to Haines City to face the Lady Hornets in a district contest and Bartow hammered out 12 hits with Taylor Sturgill contributing … read more.
Dewey Thomas Meacham, Jr.
Sat  Mar 14 2015 08:30AM
Dewey Thomas Meacham Jr., 61, entered into eternal rest early Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in Winter Haven. Born Dec. 6, 1953, in Bartow, he was the son of Fay Meacham … read more.

Fri  Mar 13 2015 02:48PM
Harold Ringdahl
Sat  Mar 7 2015 08:30AM
Mr. Harold Ringdahl, 93, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at his home in Ruskin, Fla. Mr. Ringdahl was born June 14, 1921, in Indianapolis, Ind., and moved to Ruskin … read more.
Jerry W. Kirkland
Sat  Mar 7 2015 08:30AM
Jerry W. Kirkland, 63, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale. Born June 16, 1951, in Bellaire, Ohio, he was a resident of Bartow since … read more.
Evelyn J. Brown
Wed  Feb 18 2015 08:30AM
Evelyn J. Brown, 84, of Fort Meade, passed away. She was retired from Scott Paper of Muskegon, Mich., and Ametek of Bartow. She passed away peacefully from COPD at home … read more.
Peggy Bradley Rodgers
Wed  Feb 11 2015 08:30AM
Peggy Bradley Rodgers, 72, of Raleigh, passed away after a brief battle with lung cancer on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Abbotswood at Stonehenge. She was born in Jackson County, N.C., … read more.
Felipe Avila
Wed  Feb 11 2015 08:30AM
Felipe Avila, 88, of Bartow, Fla., passed away due to organ failure on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at his residence surrounded by family and close friends. Mr. Avila was born Aug. 23, … read more.
Carol A. Sullivan
Wed  Feb 11 2015 08:30AM
Carol A. Sullivan, 56, passed away early Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, in Bartow, Fla. She is survived by a loving family. Whidden-McLean Funeral Home, Bartow, is in charge of arrangements. … read more.
Cliff Darrell Booz
Thu  Feb 19 2015 06:34PM
Master Cliff Darrell Booz, who was 16 months of age, passed away in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Cliff was born Sept. 25, 2013, in Haines City, Fla., … read more.
Raymond A. McLeod
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Raymond A. McLeod, 66, passed away Jan. 24, 2015, at his residence in Bartow of multiple myeloma. Born Nov. 27, 1948, in Danville, Va., Mr. McLeod was a resident of … read more.
Mark E. Heggie
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Mr. Mark E. Heggie, 57, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at his home in Frostproof, Fla. Mark was born July 26, 1957, in Joliet, Ill., and moved to Frostproof … read more.
Fanny M. ‘Myrles’ Baker
Wed  Jan 21 2015 08:30AM
Fanny M. “Myrles” Baker, 96, passed away Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at Rohr Nursing Home in Bartow, Fla. Graveside funeral service was at 2 p.m. Monday, January 19, 2015, at … read more.
Eloise Merritt
Sat  Jan 17 2015 08:30AM
Eloise South Merritt, 87, of Lakeland passed from this life on Jan. 9, 2015. She was born in Rex, Ga., on Dec. 22, 1927, to the late Calloway Wrenly South … read more.
Patsy ‘Pat’ Ann Downs
Wed  Jan 14 2015 08:30AM
Patsy “Pat” Ann Downs, 72, passed away Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, from heart failure. Family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Cornerstone Church of God, … read more.
Paul Joseph Hrusecky Jr.
Wed  Mar 25 2015 08:30AM
Mr. Paul Joseph Hrusecky Jr., 51, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015, at his home in Fort Meade. Paul was born Aug. 13, 1963, in Johnson City, N.Y., and moved … read more.
Gisela Cabrini Morgan
Sat  Mar 21 2015 08:30AM
Gisela Cabrini Morgan, 64, of Frostproof, formerly of Carlstadt, N.J., passed away March 11, 2015. She was born in Salzburg, Austria. She came to America in 1954. Padre Pio accepted … read more.
Dorothy Mouldin
Sat  Mar 21 2015 08:30AM
Dorothy E. “Dot” Becker Mouldin, 93, of Gainesville, died March 14, 2015. She was a former resident of Bartow, Winter Haven, and Monongahela, Pa. She was born Nov. 27, 1921, … read more.
Jean Jones Spurger
Wed  Mar 18 2015 08:30AM
Mrs. Jean Jones Spurger, 70, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015, in Winter Haven, Fla. Mrs. Spurger was born Nov. 27, 1944, in Birmingham, Ala., and moved to Winter Haven … read more.
Jean B. Greenwood
Tue  Mar 17 2015 03:22PM
Jean B. Greenwood, 84, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Winston-Salem, N.C. Jean was born Jan. 24, 1931, in Milan, Ohio, to her parents, Edwin J. and Evelyn Shahan … read more.
Chris Barrett Crawford
Sat  Mar 14 2015 08:30AM
Chris Barrett Crawford, 69, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away on March 11, 2015. He was an air traffic controller in the Air Force in Vietnam and FAA in Atlanta, Ga. … read more.
Alma Jean Moore
Sat  Mar 14 2015 08:30AM
Alma Jean Moore, 69, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015. She was born June 27, 1945, in Steele, Mo. She was a hairdresser and she owned and operated her own … read more.
Jocelyn Zamora-Rodriguez
Sat  Mar 14 2015 08:30AM
Jocelyn Zamora-Rodriguez, age 2, died March 9, 2015, at home. Visitation was Friday, March 13 Whidden-McLean Funeral Home. Service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the funeral … read more.
Harold Ringdahl
Wed  Mar 11 2015 08:30AM
Mr. Harold Ringdahl, 93, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at his home in Ruskin, Fla. Mr. Ringdahl was born June 14, 1921, in Indianapolis, Ind., and moved to Ruskin from Fort … read more.
John William Padgett
Wed  Feb 18 2015 08:30AM
John William Padgett, 81, of Bartow, passed away on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center of complications from diabetes. Born on March 13, 1933, in Lake Garfield, … read more.
Donald Dykes
Wed  Feb 11 2015 08:30AM
Mr. Donald Dykes, 73, passed away Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at his home. Mr. Dykes was born Feb. 18, 1941, in Ashford, Ala., to James and Ruby Bradshaw Dykes, and had been … read more.
Judith Fields Hord
Wed  Feb 11 2015 08:30AM
Judy Hord, 60 of Bartow, Fla., passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Lake Wales Medical Center due to heart failure. She was born Feb. 11, 1954, in Welch, W.Va., … read more.
Tracy Lyle Riggs
Wed  Feb 11 2015 08:30AM
Tracy Lyle Riggs, 49, of Auburndale, Fla., passed away Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at his fiancee’s residence. He was born June 9, 1965, to Horace Riggs and Sherrly Allen in … read more.
Antonio ‘Tony’ Frean
Thu  Feb 19 2015 06:34PM
Antonio “Tony” Frean, age 76, passed away Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Born Jan. 21, 1939, in Cuba. Mr. Frean was a resident of Bartow since … read more.
Clayton Edward ‘Ed’ Pollard
Thu  Feb 19 2015 06:34PM
Clayton Edward “Ed” Pollard, 62, of Lakeland, Fla., entered into eternal rest on Jan. 24, 2015. He was a retired supervisor with New Wales-IMC/Mosiac. He is survived by his fiancee, … read more.
Louretta Kate Sims D’Agostino
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Louretta Kate Sims D’Agostino, 92, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in Lakeland, Fla. Mrs. D’Agostino was born May 26, 1922, in Stoneville, N.C., and had been a resident of … read more.
Johnny Whistin
Wed  Jan 21 2015 08:30AM
Johnny Whistin, 72, passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Lakeland, Fla. Born Aug. 15, 1942, in Pavo, Ga., he was the son of the late Harlice and Oralea Whistin. … read more.
In Loving Memory
Wed  Jan 21 2015 01:56PM
Raymond Dale Goodpasture April 10, 1952 ~January 11, 2015 Raymond Dale Goodpasture, 62, of Falcon, MO died Sunday afternoon, January 11, in the arms of his closest family at Mercy … read more.
Eugene Elmer Bruce Jr.
Wed  Jan 14 2015 08:30AM
Eugene Elmer Bruce Jr., 89, passed away Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Bartow Regional Medical Center. Born March 16, 1925, in Bartow, Fla., Mr. Bruce was a lifelong resident of … read more.
Kenneth J. Godwin
Sun  Jan 11 2015 04:06PM
Kenneth J. Godwin 81, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, from respiratory failure. Kenny was born May 18, 1933, in Bartow. He spent two years in the U.S. Army after … read more.