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Fort Meade Obituaries
William Parker
Sat  May 2 2015 08:30AM
William Parker passed away Monday, April 27, 2015, in Homeland, Fla. Visitation was Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Whidden-McLean Funeral Home in Bartow. Service was held Thursday, April 30, at … read more.
Lori Lancaster Young
Sat  May 2 2015 08:30AM
Mrs. Lori Lancaster Young, 41, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015. Lori was born July 2, 1973, in Winter Haven and was a longtime resident of Bartow before recently moving … read more.
Andrew J. ‘Jack’ Riley
Sat  Apr 25 2015 08:30AM
Andrew J. “Jack” Riley, 51, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Winter Haven Hospital. Born Aug. 4, 1963, in Winter Haven, Jack was a lifelong resident of Winter Haven. … read more.
Floyd ‘Bill’ William Cameron
Sat  Apr 25 2015 08:30AM
Floyd “Bill” William Cameron, 82, “The World Traveler,” passed away Monday, April 20, 2015, from cancer. Born Jan. 2, 1933, in Springfield, Ohio, Bill was a U.S. Army veteran and … read more.
Carlton “Bo” Gramling
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Mr. Carlton “Bo” Gramling, 79, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Arcadia, Fla. Mr. Gramling was born November 5, 1935 in Fort Meade, Fla., to his parents, Oling and … read more.
Veulah S. Wilson
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Veulah S. Wilson, 96, died April 11, 2015, in Bartow. She was born in 1919 on a cattle ranch near Ten Sleep, Wyoming. Her parents were William H. Small and … read more.
Roy Medina
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Roy Medina, 50, formerly of Fort Meade, Fla., passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015, from pancreatic cancer. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 2015, at McLean Funeral Home. Service … read more.
Betty A. Griffin
Sat  Apr 11 2015 08:30AM
Betty A. Griffin, 79, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015, at her residence in Mulberry. A gathering of family and friends was held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 10, 2015, … read more.
Stephen Allen Reed
Tue  Apr 7 2015 06:10PM
Stephen Allen Reed, 74, of Lake Placid, formerly of Indianapolis, Ind., left the earth for a more peaceful place on June 26, 2012. He enjoyed playing cards (hearts), dirty jokes, … read more.
Phyllis Clark Daughtrey
Wed  Apr 8 2015 11:14AM
Mrs. Phyllis Clark Daughtrey, 80, passed away April 4, 2015, in Fort Meade. Mrs. Daughtrey was born Nov. 28, 1934, in Noblesville, Ind., and was a resident of Fort Meade … read more.
Elsie ‘Odelle’ Broadrick
Wed  Apr 1 2015 08:30AM
Elsie “Odelle” Broadrick, 84, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015, at Valencia Hills Center in Lakeland. Born Nov. 2, 1930, in Lake Harbor, Fla., Mrs. Broadrick was a resident of … read more.
Marilyn Elizabeth Wyser White
Wed  Apr 1 2015 08:30AM
Mrs. Marilyn Elizabeth Wyser White, 73, passed away Monday, March 30, 2015, in Lakeland. Mrs. White was born June 2, 1941, and had recently moved to Plant City. She was … 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.
Joan Sexton Neslein
Wed  Apr 29 2015 08:30AM
Joan Sexton Neslein, 80, Mulberry, passed away on Monday, April 26, 2015, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Born in Coluburn, Va., she moved to the area in 1960. She worked … read more.
Dr. William Anderson
Sat  Apr 25 2015 08:30AM
Dr. William Anderson, 74, died Monday, April 13. He is survived by a loving family. No services planned are at this time. Whidden-McLean Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. … read more.
Wayne C. ‘Jay’ Dery
Sat  Apr 25 2015 08:30AM
Wayne C. “Jay” Dery, 44, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale. Family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Monday, April 27, 2015, at the … read more.
Billy Joe “B.J.” Odum
Wed  Apr 22 2015 08:30AM
Billy Joe “B.J.” Odum, age 84, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, at his home in Bartow. Born in Lakeland on Jan. 3, 1931, he was the son of the … read more.
Frances Irene “Rinkie” Langdale
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Frances Irene “Rinkie” Langdale, 81, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Clare Bridge Center in Winter Haven. Born Dec. 3, 1933, in Lake Garfield, Fla., Mrs. Langdale was a … read more.
Thomas Keith Waller
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Mr. Thomas Keith Waller, 94, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Bartow, Fla. Mr. Waller was born Aug. 8, 1920, in Enterprise, Ala., and moved to Fort Meade from … read more.
Barney Hollis Whitman
Sat  Apr 11 2015 08:30AM
Mr. Barney Hollis Whitman, 92, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at his home in Morriston, Fla. Mr. Whitman was born April 8, 1923, in Juliette, Ga., and moved to … read more.
Kristi H. Breed
Wed  Apr 8 2015 08:30AM
Kristi H. Breed - March 28, 1964-April 4, 2015 Kristi Breed was born in Sebring and spent her entire adult life in Polk County. Kristi walked with our Lord and … read more.
Sharon L. Evans Davis
Wed  Apr 8 2015 08:30AM
Sharon L. Evans Davis, 61, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Lakeland. Sharon was born Dec. 19, 1953, in Bartow, and was a resident of Fort Meade for many … read more.
Charles C. ‘Spark’ Etter
Wed  Apr 8 2015 08:30AM
Charles C. “Spark” Etter, 84, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Ocala. Graveside services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Wildwood Cemetery in Bartow. … read more.
Glen Hayes
Wed  Apr 1 2015 08:30AM
Glen Hayes, 74, passed away on March 30, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale. He was born Dec. 1, 1940, in Alturas. Glen was retired from the Polk County … read more.
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.