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Fort Meade Obituaries
Sammy V. Haag Sr.
Sat  Sep 13 2014 08:00AM
Sammy V. Haag Sr., age 74, born Oct. 26, 1939, in Kokomo, Ind., went home to be with the Lord, Sept. 9, 2014, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale after … read more.
James L. Gassett
Sat  Sep 13 2014 08:00AM
James L. Gassett, age 88, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Lakeland of complications of dementia. Born Sept. 25, 1925 in Homeland, Fla., Mr. Gassett was a lifelong resident … read more.
Robert Wayne Horn
Sat  Sep 6 2014 08:00AM
Robert Wayne Horn, 62, formerly of Bartow, Fla., passed away on Aug. 30, 2014, at Orlando Regional Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, John J. Horn … read more.
Freddie Lee Biggs
Wed  Sep 3 2014 08:00AM
Freddie Lee Biggs, 60, died Aug. 22, 2014, in Dallas, Texas. He is survived by his mother, Bertha Williams. A memorial service is at 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at the … read more.
George L. Page
Wed  Aug 27 2014 08:00AM
Mr. George L. Page, 81, passed away Aug. 20, 2014, in Sebring, Fla. Mr. Page was born in Shady Grove, Fla., on July 3, 1933, and he remained a lifetime … read more.
Patricia Lynne Whitfield
Wed  Aug 27 2014 08:00AM
Mrs. Patricia Lynne Whitfield, 58, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. Lynne was born Jan. 10, 1956, in Bartow, Fla., to James Allen Barnes and Dorothy Boney, … read more.
Virginia Sommers
Wed  Aug 13 2014 08:00AM
Virginia Sommers was a longtime resident of Bartow and a member of the Church of God. She died July 24, 2014, in Deland, Fla., with her daughter Pearl Allen at … read more.
Lou Bloodworth Smith
Wed  Aug 13 2014 08:00AM
Lou Bloodworth Smith, 54, of Fort Meade, Fla., passed away Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at Bartow Regional Medical Center from heart failure. She was born Nov. 19, 1959, in Wauchula, … read more.
William H. ‘Bill’ Moore
Wed  Aug 13 2014 08:00AM
William H. “Bill” Moore, age 94, passed away Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at his residence in Bartow of natural causes. Born June 17, 1920, in Mobile, Ala., Mr. Moore was … read more.
Nell Cooper Williams
Wed  Aug 6 2014 08:00AM
Nell Cooper Williams, 94, died July 18, 2014, at her residence in Somerville, Ala. She was the daughter of Rueben DeLloyd Cooper and Minnie Pratt Cooper of the Liberty Community, … read more.
Julie Birdsong Hooper
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
Julie Birdsong Hooper, 67, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Bartow, Fla., of heart failure. Julie was born on Jan. 27, 1947, in Plant City, Fla., and was a … read more.
Lula Mae Smith
Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
Lula Mae Smith, age 98, passed away from natural causes on Sunday, July 13, 2014. Born March 19, 1916, in Wheeler County, Ga., she was the daughter of W.A. and … read more.
Rosa Lee Fewox Bacher
Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
Rosa Lee Fewox Bacher, 99, passed away Monday, July 14, 2014, at Highlands Lake Center in Lakeland of natural causes. Born Nov. 7, 1914, in Wauchula, Fla., Mrs. Bacher was … read more.
Mell Hron
Sat  Jul 12 2014 08:00AM
Mell Hron, 80, of Bartow passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, from a stroke at Tampa General Hospital. Born in Baxley, Ga., raised in Lakeland where she graduated from … read more.
Catherine L. Ezell
Thu  Jul 10 2014 07:39PM
Catherine L. Ezell, age 93, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Lakeland of natural causes. Born March 29, 1921, in Lebanon, Penn., Mrs. Ezell was … read more.
Jack Ronald ‘Red’ Reeves
Thu  Jul 10 2014 07:28PM
Mr. Jack Ronald “Red” Reeves, passed away at his home with his family on Monday, June 30, 2014. Red was born April 10, 1933, in Alturas, Fla., and moved to … read more.
Frances L. Lively
Wed  Jun 25 2014 08:00AM
Frances L. Lively, 91, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center of natural causes. Born April 26, 1923, in Metter, Ga., Mrs. Lively was a longtime … read more.
Joann Neill
Wed  Jun 18 2014 08:00AM
Joann Neill, 70, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Joann was born Dec. 20, 1943, in Alum Creek, W.Va., but lived in Bartow for several … read more.
James Wesley Butler
Sat  Jun 14 2014 08:00AM
James Wesley Butler, 60, of Fort Meade, Fla., passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014. James was born June 17, 1953, in Moultrie, Ga. He was a Float Operator for U.S. … read more.
RenaBelle Clanton
Wed  Jun 4 2014 09:50AM
RenaBelle Clanton, 82, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014, in Auburndale. Mrs. Clanton was born in Colorado on Aug. 24, 1931, and has been a longtime resident of Fort Meade. … read more.
Jack C. Jenkins
Sat  Sep 13 2014 08:00AM
Jack C. Jenkins, age 67, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Lakeland. Born Nov. 29, 1946, in Rutherford County, N.C., he was the son of the late Burwell … read more.
Donald Charles Yost
Sat  Sep 6 2014 08:00AM
Donald Charles Yost, 69, passed away from cancer Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at home in Bartow. Born in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Oct. 23, 1944, Don was the son of … read more.
Richard A. ‘Ricky’ Moncrief
Wed  Sep 3 2014 08:00AM
Mr. Richard A. “Ricky” Moncrief, 41, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Tampa. Ricky was born Nov. 2, 1972 in Wauchula, Fla., and was a lifelong resident of Fort … read more.
Janet Davis
Sat  Aug 30 2014 08:00AM
Mrs. Janet Davis, 84, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, in Winter Haven, Fla., of heart failure. Mrs. Davis was born Jan. 2, 1930, in Fort Meade, Fla., where she remained … read more.
June Benton Chancey
Wed  Aug 27 2014 08:00AM
June Benton Chancey, 79, of Wauchula, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. She was born July 3, 1935, in Bartow and moved to Hardee County from Bartow in 1972. She was … read more.
Ruby L. Fry
Wed  Aug 13 2014 08:00AM
Ruby L. Fry, age 95, passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at Kindred Hospital South in Tampa of natural causes. Born April 16, 1919, in Omaha, Mo., Mrs. Fry was … read more.
M.J. ‘Mack’ Strickland
Wed  Aug 13 2014 08:00AM
M.J. “Mack” Strickland, 74, passed away Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Bartow Regional Medical Center of heart failure. Born Feb. 17, 1940, in Bartow, Mr. Strickland was a lifelong resident … read more.
Lois C. Ramsey
Wed  Aug 13 2014 08:00AM
Mrs. Lois C. Ramsey, 79, passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Athens, Ga. Mrs. Ramsey was born May 25, 1935, in Durham, N.C., and was a longtime resident of … read more.
R. Wayne Smith
Wed  Aug 13 2014 08:00AM
INDIANTOWN — Mr. Robert Wayne Smith, 74, passed away Tues., Aug. 5, 2014, in Stuart, Fla., of heart failure. Wayne was born in Fort Meade, Fla., on Aug. 31, 1939, … read more.
M.J. ‘Mack’ Strickland
Wed  Aug 6 2014 08:00AM
M.J. “Mack” Strickland, 74, passed away Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Bartow Regional Medical Center of heart failure. Born Feb. 17, 1940, in Bartow, Mr. Strickland was a lifelong resident … read more.
Carlos Gomez
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
Carlos Gomez, 72, of Fort Meade passed away July 18, 2014, at his residence from cancer. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at McLean Funeral Home. Service … read more.
Barbara C. Lawrence
Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
Barbara C. Lawrence, born on Nov. 4, 1932, passed away peacefully at home among her loving family on July 14, 2014, of heart failure. She was preceded in death by … read more.
Wilbur Ray Allen
Sat  Jul 12 2014 08:00AM
Mr. Wilbur Ray Allen, age 75, passed away from heart failure on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. He was born Sept. 29, 1938, in Nichols, Fla. and was the son of … read more.
Benny Loraine Meeks
Mon  Jul 21 2014 06:21PM
Benny Loraine Meeks, 67, passed away of heart failure on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Lakeland, Fla. Mrs. Meeks was born in Avon Park, Fla., on Aug. 19, 1946. She … read more.
Amos Lee Skipper
Thu  Jul 10 2014 07:28PM
Mr. Amos Lee Skipper, 85, passed away at his home in Fort Meade on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, of heart failure. Amos was born in Marianna, Fla., to A. B. … read more.
Clifford Allen Spence
Thu  Jul 10 2014 07:28PM
Clifford Allen Spence, 67, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2014, at Fletcher Medical Center, Burlington, Vt., of heart failure. Cliff was born on March 3, 1947, at Bartow Hospital. He … read more.
Patty Jean Martin
Sat  Jun 21 2014 08:00AM
In Memory of Patty Jean Martin, 71, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at home. Born Feb. 5, 1943, in Ashland, Ky., She was a Lake … read more.
Elizabeth Jeannette “Betty” Logan
Sat  Jun 14 2014 08:00AM
The family and friends of Elizabeth Jeannette “Betty” Logan of Tallahassee, Fla., mourn her passing. She died on June 9, 2014, just a few weeks before her 92nd birthday of … read more.
Dave Heartsell Barnett
Wed  Jun 11 2014 08:00AM
Mr. Dave Heartsell Barnett, 86, passed away Monday, June 9, 2014, at his home due to cancer, and surrounded by his loving family. Dave was born July 25, 1927, in … read more.
Winifred Colleen Fore Leach
Wed  May 21 2014 08:00AM
Winifred Colleen Fore Leach (Miss Winnie), 87, passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014, at her home in Fort Meade., Fla. Miss Winnie was born July 25, 1926, in Black Star, … read more.