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ANNIE LOU KNOWLES, 58, of Haines City died Wednesday at Heart of Florida Hospital. A native of Loughman, she was a lifelong area resident, homemaker and Baptist. She is survived by her father, Elzie D. Stewart of Haines City; two sisters, Mavis Farley and Marie Alice Overstreet, both of Winter Haven; two brothers, Leo Stewart of Davenport and John Stewart of Groveland; and three grandchildren. Lane-Holt Funeral Home, Haines City.
(From January 1997)

VERA M. LIND, 83, of Polk City and formerly of Dunedin died Tuesday at home. She moved to this area from Akron, Ohio, lived here several years and then moved to Polk City. She was a secretary for Keller Sales and other businesses in Dunedin and Clearwater and Protestant. She is survived by three brothers, Vernon W. of Bryson City, N.C., Willard M. of Lakeland and Edgar R. of Polk City; and several nieces and nephews. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home, Dunedin Chapel.
(From January 1997)

JOHN C. LOCKHART JR., 71, of Lake Toxaway, N.C., died Jan. 13 in Winter Haven. A native of Roanoke, Va., he moved to Lake Toxaway in 1990 after 33 years as a resident of Winter Haven. He retired from the Postal Service in Winter Haven and was a World War II Navy veteran and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Winter Haven High School Booster Club. He is survived by his wife, Julia B.; two sons, John C. of Winter Haven and Jeff L. of Clearwater; and five grandchildren. Family Funeral Services, Winter Haven.
(From January 1997)

ROSEMARY R. NETHERTON, 69, of Hudson died Wednesday at Arbors at Bayonet Point. An Ohio native, she moved to Hudson last year from Tarpon Springs and also lived in Lakeland from 1973 to 1992. She was a homemaker, Methodist and a volunteer with the Salvation Army. She is survived by two sisters, Amy Vincek of Florida and Shirley Floro of Ohio, and a nephew. Vinson Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs.
(From January 1997)

ROBERT EDWIN OSWALD, 75, of Lakeland died Wednesday at home. A native of Decatur, Ill., he came to this area from Illinois 39 years ago and worked as a truck driver. He was Protestant and a World War II Navy veteran. He is survived by two sons, Kim Edwin of Lakeland and Joseph Wayne of Antigo, Wis.; a daughter, Marcia Kay of Lakeland; a brother, Earl of Port Richey; three sisters, Dorothy Whitesell of Sarasota, Lucille Revis of Decatur and Allegra Nabor of Macon, Ill.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Heath Funeral Chapel, Lakeland.
(From January 1997)

MAUDE ELLA PARRISH, 89, of Winter Haven died Tuesday at Brandywyne Health Care & Assisted Living Center. A native of Houston County, Ala., she came to Polk County 46 years ago from Chattahoochee. She was a homemaker and member of First Freewill Baptist Church of Auburndale. She is survived by three sons, James E. and Dick, both of Winter Haven, and Bill of Auburndale; a daughter, Margie Hughes of Gordon, Ala.; 19 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Kersey Funeral Home, Auburndale.
(From January 1997)

TONY DUNG QUOC TRAN, 36, of Auburndale died Wednesday at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. A native of Vietnam, he moved to Auburndale two years ago from San Diego and worked as a cook for Shanho Chinese Restaurant in Bartow. He was Catholic. He is survived by his wife, Kim, and three sons, Romeo, Benny and Dallas, all of Auburndale. Kersey Funeral Home, Auburndale.
(From January 1997)

MARY EDNA TUCKER, 73, of Lake Wales died Tuesday at Lake Wales Medical Centers Inc. Extended-Care Facility. A native of Gretna, she moved to this area from DeLand 65 years ago. She was a homemaker and member of First Born Church of the Living God. She is survived by two daughters, Rose Mary Williams of Lake Wales and Pearl Katz of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Epps Mortuary, Lake Wales.
(From January 1997)

STEPHEN VARGO, 77, of Haines City died Tuesday at Winter Haven Hospital. A native of Bridgeport, Conn., he came to this area in 1990 from Belding, Mich., where he retired in 1985 as director of purchasing for Extruded Metals Inc. He was a volunteer with youth organizations, a World War II Army Air Corps veteran, a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International and member of Belding American Legion. He had served as president of Belding Rotary Club and the Fishing & Hunting Club and Elks Lodge, both in Ionia, Mich. He is survived by his wife, Katherine; a son, Martin M. of Longmont, Colo.; a daughter, Katherine A. of McLean, Va.; a sister, Anne Powers of Chicago; and two grandchildren. Marion Nelson Funeral Home Inc., Lake Wales.
(From January 1997)

MIKALINA BARSCEVICIUS, 87, of Tampa died Wednesday. A native of Vilnius, Lithuania, she moved to Tampa in 1996 from St. Petersburg. She was a homemaker and Catholic. She is survived by a daughter, Esther Jencen of Tampa; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Garden of Memories-Myrtle Hill Funeral Home, Tampa.
(From January 1997)

LAMIA GRANT BOGAN, 29, of Tampa died Jan. 10. A lifelong resident of Tampa, she was a cashier for a restaurant and member of Saint John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Ernest; three sons, Philip Cromartie, Tino Demetrius Brascom and Leonare R. Monroe, all of Tampa; a daughter, Sonyle Juene of Tampa; her father, Lawrence Grant of Tampa; and her grandparents, Edward Lewis of Waynesboro, Ga., and Catherine N. Brown of Tampa. Wilson Funeral Home, Tampa.
(From January 1997)

BLANCHE LORA CAVEY, 87, of Hawthorne died Monday at home. A native of Cheraw, S.C., she moved to Hawthorne in 1984 from Tampa. She was a homemaker, Methodist and member of OES. She is survived by a son, John Richard of Hawthorne; a sister, Margaret Bennett of Tampa; two grandsons; and two great-grandchildren. Moring Funeral Home, Melrose.
(From January 1997)

DOROTHY A. ELSBERRY, 83, of Ruskin died Wednesday at home. A native of Eagle Bend, Minn., she was a longtime resident of the area. She was a farmer. She is survived by a son, Donald L. of Ruskin; a sister, Louella Surginor of Hickory, N.C.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Lewers Funeral Home, Ruskin.
(From January 1997)

WALTER "WILLY" D. GOODWIN, 56, of Gibsonton died Jan. 6 at home. A native of Kentucky, he moved to the area 25 years ago. He was a carnival entertainer and an Air Force veteran. He is survived by his friends, Esther and Joe Ross. Florida Mortuary, Loyless Chapel, Tampa.
(From January 1997)

FRANCIS "FRANK" E. HEALD, 73, of Hudson died Wednesday at Columbia Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point. A native of Paterson, N.J., he moved to this area 18 years ago from Warner Robbins, Ga. He was a retired Navy Quartermaster, veteran of World War II and the Korean War, member of American Legion in New Port Richey, Fleet Reserve and Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Masons in Tampa. He is survived by his wife, Glenda; two sons, Ronald of Lizella, Ga., and Ken Corlee of Tampa; a daughter, Delice Corlee of Orlando; two sisters, Mary Dormeus of Lakeland, and Phoebe Love of Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Congress Street Chapel, New Port Richey.
(From January 1997)

JOY BERNADETTE HENRY, 51, of Point Fortin, Trinidad, died Saturday at her brother's home in Brandon. A lifelong resident of Point Fortin, she was the owner of a club/restaurant and member of St. Joseph Baptist Church in Fazybad, Trinidad. She is survived by a son, Kerwin Assam of Point Fortin; four daughters, Kai Rampersad of Port Fortin, Carla Assam of Brandon and Ann Marie Williams and Patricia Griffin, both of Port of Spain, Trinidad; five brothers, Mackie Bernette of Boston, Carver Taitt of Brandon, Ian Bernette of Point Fortin, Steve Bernette of Toronto and Rupert Taitt of San Fernando, Trinidad; seven sisters, Buelah and Ruby Taitt and Yoland Assam, all of Point Fortin, Carol Bellinge and Rita Chambers, both of New York City, Gail Bellinge of Jacksonville and Julie Bellinge of New Rochelle, N.Y.; and one grandchild. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.
(From January 1997)

CARLISLE C. "HUTCH" HUTCHINSON, 81, of Tampa died Wednesday at Memorial Hospital. A lifelong resident of Tampa, he was a musician, Navy veteran of World War II, Methodist, member of Masons, Shriners Naval Reserve and Board of Directors and past president of the Musicians Association of Tampa. He is survived by his wife, Reonthia C.; and a niece, Can- Dance Barksdale of Tampa. Curry & Son Funeral Home, MacDill Avenue Chapel, Tampa.
(From January 1997)

GEORGE KNIGHT, 89, of Tampa died Tuesday at University Community Hospital. A native of Jersey City, N.J., he moved to Tampa four months ago from Edison, N.J. He was a pharmaceutical manufacturer. He is survived by a brother, Raymond of Rahway, N.J. National Cremation Society, Tampa.
(From January 1997)

ANNIE LA NUEZ, of Tampa died Thursday at Palm Garden of Tampa. A lifelong resident of Tampa, she was a homemaker and Catholic. She is survived by two sons, Manuel and Danny, both of Tampa; a sister, Fannie Spoto of Tampa; and three grandchildren. C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home, Temple Terrace.
(From January 1997)

JAMES R. PARKER, 82, of Balm died Wednesday at home. A native of the area, he was a retired Hillsborough sheriff's deputy and member of Balm Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Anna L.; two daughters, Clarissa Summer of Bristol, Conn., and Andrea Walter of Riverview; three stepsons, Wesley Tyler of Clearwater, Blake Tyler of Brandon and Lee Tyler of Balm; a sister, Teresa Smith of Tampa; eight grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Hamilton Funeral Home, Riverview.
(From January 1997)

LEVY DEMPSEY PEEL, 72, of Tampa died Thursday. A native of Milan, Ga., he moved to Tampa 30 years ago from Leslie, Ga. He was retired from Hav-A-Tampa Cigar Co. and Baptist. He is survived by two brothers, Henry of Key Largo and Franklin of Jacksonville; and a sister, Mary Florine Peel Lawson of Miami. Garden of Memories-Myrtle Hill Funeral Home, Tampa.
(From January 1997)

SHIRLEYANN PHILLIPS, 58, of Zephyrhills died Wednesday in Dade City. A native of Columbus, Ohio, she moved to Zephyrhills 32 years ago. She was a homemaker and member of Women of the Moose in Plant City. She is survived by a son, Douglas of Tampa; three daughters, Michelle Ross of Daytona Beach, Jenna O'Keefe of Brandon and Jacqueline Jenkins of West Palm Beach; her mother, Paulyne Elizabeth Thompson of Valrico; a sister, Earla Schumacher of Riverview; and five grandchildren. Garden of Memories- Myrtle Hill Funeral Home, Tampa.
(From January 1997)

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