Miscellaneous Polk County, Florida Obituaries

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Concetta Santevecchi
Concetta Santevecchi, 89, of Davenport, died of heart failure on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002, in Davenport.
A native of New York City, she came to this area in 1972 from Syosset, Long Island, N.Y. She was a bookkeeper for Deteco Scales in New York. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Haines City.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry F. Santevecchi, who died Sept. 14, 2000.
She is survived by a brother, Charles Amendola of New York; and two sisters, Vincenza J. Fultz of Davenport and Marianna Giannico of Winter Haven.
Visitation will be Monday from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City. Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Ann's Church in Haines City. Interment will be in Glen Abbey Memorial Park in Auburndale. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Ann's Church Building Fund, 1311 Robinson Drive, Haines City, FL 33845. 

Marie T. McCormick
Marie T. McCormick, 74, of Haines City, died of heart failure on Monday, Nov. 18, 2002.
She was a native of Boston, Mass., who came to the area from Port Huron, Mich., in 1982. She was a homemaker in her own home. She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Haines City.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John "Mac" McCormick in 1988.
She is survived by a son, William D. McCormick of Mulberry; two daughters, Mary Hein of Goodells, Mich., and JoAnne Wessel of Port Huron, Mich.; three brothers, Thomas O'Hearn of Winter Haven, Rev. Paul O'Hearn and Jerry O'Hearn, both of Massachusetts, and Lawrence O'Hearn of Oregon; two step-grandchildren and three grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454 or Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 1510 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33884.

Rose Bottone Verducci
Rose Bottone Verducci, 89, of Winter Haven, died of Alzheimer's Disease on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at New Horizons Share Home in Winter Haven.
She was a native of Patti, Sicily, who came to the area from Hoboken, N.J., in 1975. She was a dressmaker for several dress factories in New York and New Jersey, including Jonathan Logan and K & M Dresses. After retiring to Florida in 1975, she worked in sales at Rheinhauers of Winter Haven for 15 years (until age 75). She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Winter Haven for several years, then joined St. Matthew's Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Women's Club, the Friendship Club and the Columbiettes. She came to America in January of 1920 with her family to Ellis Island.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Sal Verducci.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Carol Verducci of Lake City; a daughter and son-in-law, Martha and Ken Harvey of Winter Haven; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. today at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Winter Haven. Funeral services will be on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Winter Haven.

Chaberny "Channy" Figueroa
Chaberny "Channy" Figueroa, 51, of Davenport, died of leukemia on Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, in Orlando.
A native of Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, he moved to the area in 1991 from Brooklyn, N.Y. He was a prep cook for eight years at Chili's. He was of the Catholic faith.
He was preceded in death by his father, Horacio Figueroa.
He is survived by two sons, Derwin Figueroa of Davenport and Chaberny Figueroa Jr.; his mother, Ramira Figueroa; three sisters, Nora Cortez, Ivette Del Valle and Julia Figueroa; seven brothers, Eddie Figueroa, Edwin Figueroa, Ermin Figueroa, Frankie Figueroa, Gilber Figueroa, Horacio Figueroa and Jose Figueroa; and one grandchild.
Visitation will be Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Haines City. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Irene E. Phipps
Irene E. Phipps, 88, of Davenport, died of heart failure on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002.
She was a native of Coalmont, Tenn., who came to the area from Tracy City, Tenn., in 1954. She was an elementary school teacher at Davenport Elementary School. She retired from the Polk County Public School System after 23 years. She was a member of Davenport United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Stanley Phipps and three brothers, Paul, Robert and Ula Holt.
She is survived by a daughter, Bonna Cornett of Birmingham, Ala.; two sons, Bobby J. Nunley of Monteagle, Tenn., and Ted R. Nunley of Davenport; a sister, Martha Lou Higdon of Davenport; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care Chapel in Haines City.

Nello Giannico
Nello Giannico, 94, of Winter Haven, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, of heart failure in Winter Haven.
A native of Bronx, N.Y., he came to Winter Haven in the 1980s from Hialeah. He was a dress cutter in the clothing industry. He was of the Catholic faith.
He was preceded in death by a son, Nicola Giannico.
Survivors include two sons, Ferdinand Giannico and Vincent Giannico, both of Bethpage, N.Y.; two sisters, Fanny Pollizatto of Weeki Wachee and Tina Raimo of Bayside, N.Y.; two brothers, Gary Giannico of Elmont, N.Y., and Walter Giannico of Nanuet, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place today from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City. Funeral services will be conducted later in Bethpage, N.Y. Interment will be at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, N.Y. Memorials may be made to the St. Ann Building Fund, 1265 Robinson Drive, Haines City, FL 33844. 

Nello Giannico
Nello Giannico, 94, of Winter Haven, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, of heart failure in Winter Haven.
A native of Bronx, N.Y., he came to Winter Haven in the 1980s from Hialeah. He was a dress cutter in the clothing industry. He was of the Catholic faith.
He was preceded in death by a son, Nicola Giannico.
Survivors include two sons, Ferdinand Giannico and Vincent Giannico, both of Bethpage, N.Y.; two sisters, Fanny Pollizatto of Weeki Wachee and Tina Raimo of Bayside, N.Y.; two brothers, Gary Giannico of Elmont, N.Y., and Walter Giannico of Nanuet, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place today from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City. Funeral services will be conducted later in Bethpage, N.Y. Interment will be at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, N.Y. Memorials may be made to the St. Ann Building Fund, 1265 Robinson Drive, Haines City, FL 33844. 

Edelmiro Perez Jr.
Edelmiro Perez Jr. of Davenport, died of heart failure on Monday, Sept. 30, 2002.
He was a native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, who came to the area from New York City, in 1998. He was a landscaping laborer. He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Haines City. He was interested in gardening and flowers.
He is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Perez of Maspeth, N.Y., and Lupita Perez of Flushing, N.J.; a son, Richard Perez of New Jersey; four sisters, Lupita Pagan of Orlando, Marilyn Pagan of Winter Park, Marixsa Pagan of Hudson, and Lizette Rodriguez of Davenport; a brother, Louis Perez of Bronx, N.Y. and 14 grandchildren.
Visitation will be held this afternoon from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church. 

Grady Edward Chaney
Grady Edward Chaney, 68, of Auburndale, died of respiratory failure on Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, in the Osceola Regional Medical Center in Kissimmee.
A native of Muskidine, Ala., he came to this area 45 years ago. He was a self-employed contractor and was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by a daughter, Stacy Chaney of Polk City; a son, Tony Chaney of Winter Haven; a brother, Henry Chaney of Clem, Ga.; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, 2425 W. Havendale Blvd., Winter Haven.
The graveside service and interment will be at Auburndale Memorial Park on Tuesday at 11 a.m.

Docia "Jackie" M. Morrow
Docia "Jackie" M. Morrow, 85, formerly of Haines City, died of heart disease on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, in Winter Haven.
A native of Birmingham, Ala., she moved to Haines City in 1934 from Alabama. She was a homemaker and of the Protestant faith.
She is survived by a daughter, Lillian Ann Morrow, of Winter Haven; a sister, Nelle Mathews, of Birmingham, two nephews, Stanley Mathews of Birmingham and Eugene Mogab of Navarre Beach; and a niece, Wilhelmina Henry, of Alabaster, Ala.
Visitation will take place today from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City. Graveside services will be follow at Forest Hill Cemetery in Haines City.

Rebecca P. Adams
Rebecca P. Adams, 82, of Haines City, died of kidney failure on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, in Haines CIty.
A native of Wilmington, N.C., she moved to this area in 1949 from Newport News, Va. She was a homemaker and of the Presbyterian faith.
She is survived by her four sons, A. Keith Adams of Fort White, Charles R. Adams of St. Petersburg, Lonnie D. Adams of Lake Wales, and Robert J. Adams of Haines City; a daughter, A. Marie Harrison of Vero Beach; 12 grandchildren; and 37 grandchildren.
A memorial service will take place Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Oak Ridge Funeral Care Chapel in Haines City. 

John "Red" Medaugh
John "Red" Medaugh, 73, of Davenport, died of lung failure on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2002.
He was a native of Baltimore, Md., who came to the area from Lake Worth in 1985. He was a heavy equipment operator for the city of Lake Worth. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was of the Episcopal faith.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Vonnita G. Medaugh.
He is survived by his wife, Julia M. Witte Medaugh of Davenport; two sons, John F. Medaugh of Orlando and Christopher P. Medaugh of West Palm Beach and two daughters, Virginia M. Jackson of Kissimmee and Emily M. Bullis of Haines City; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454.

Carl C. Floyd
Carl C. Floyd, 94, of Haines City, died of heart failure on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002,in Haines City.
A native of Atlanta, he moved to the Tampa area in 1928 from Atlanta. He was the owner and operator of Floyd Theaters from 1940 to 1969. He was the founder, president and CEO of Floyd Enterprises until his retirement in 1977. He was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Haines City.
He was the senior member of the Florida Advertising Commission under Gov. Fuller Warren from 1949 to 1952. While he was a member, Floyd instituted the Summer Advertising Campaign which started the summer tourism business in Florida.
He was also chairman of the Haines City Area War Bond Drive during World War II, receiving a government commendation for outstanding success in his work. He was also the first fund-raising drive chairman of the Heart of Florida Hospital. He was a founding member of the board of trustees of the Bishop Gray Inn Episcopal Retirement Home. He was a former member of the Foundation Board of Winter Haven Hospital, and was a life member of the Elks Club. He was a former member of the board of the State Bank of Haines City.
He was also a former member of: Capital City Club of Atlanta, Lake Region Yachet and Country Club, where he served on the board of governors; University Club of Tampa; and Lone Palm Country Club of Lakeland. He was a lifetime member of the Navy League as well as the Republican Presidents Task Force and of the Republican Senatorial Inner Circle.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther Ferris Floyd.
He is survived by his son, Tom Floyd, of Winter Haven; four daughters, Ginger Phillips and Susan Center, both of Belleair, Judy Thompson of Haines City, and Sally Snyder of Winter Haven; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. No visitation is planned. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 102 N. Ninth St., Haines City, FL 33844. 

Audrey L. Harris
Audrey L. Harris, 92, of Winter Haven, died of heart failure on Monday, Oct. 21, 2002.
She was a native of Madison who had been a lifelong resident of Polk County. She was a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Winter Haven.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry F. Harris, and granddaughter, Ann Richardson.
She is survived by a daughter, Lorraine H. Bradbury of Haines City; a sister, Lottie Bainny of Jacksonville; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery in Haines City.
Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Winter Haven, 198 West Central Avenue, Winter Haven, FL 33880.

Charles David Deets
Charles David Deets, 85, of Haines City, died of heart failure on Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, in Davenport.
A native of Baltimore, he moved to the Haines City area 23 years ago from Baltimore. He was an industrial engineer with Westinghouse Electric in Baltimore. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Baltimore, and was also a member of "Three Cs."
Survivors include his wife, D. Catherine Deets, of Haines City; a son, Charles D. Deets, of Baltimore; two daughters, Cynthia D. Kupres of Clarksville, Md. and Donna C. Williams of Baltimore; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, 1001 Grace Ave., Haines City. No visitation is planned. 

Rebecca Louise Thompson
Rebecca Louise Thompson, 50, of Winter Haven, died of cancer on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003.
She was a native of Blytheville, Ariz., who came to the area from Arkansas in 1979. She was a food clerk at Winn Dixie Supermarket in Dundee.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Thompson.
She is survived by two sons, David and Robert G. Thompson, both of Winter Haven; a sister, Linda Mangum of Jacksonville, Ariz.; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City today from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, NCICFUL, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454.

Jesse James Sands Sr.
Jesse James Sands Sr., 81, of Haines CIty, died of heart failure Friday, May 31, 2002, in Davenport.
A native of Glennville, Ga., he moved to Haines City in 1940. He was a plasterer for Lawrence Garrett. He was a World War II Army veteran, serving with the 187th Ordinance Depot Co. in Normandy, Northern France, Rhine-land, and in the Tank Corps in Central Europe.
He was preceded in death by a son, Gerald Sands.
He is survived by a son, Jesse J. Sands Jr., of Lake Wales; a daughter, Jill E. Sands of Lake Wales; a sister, Redetha Williams of Jacksonville; and one granddaughter.
Graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Forest Hill Cemetery in Haines City. 

Elmer D. Kopp
Elmer D. Kopp, 86, of Winter Haven, died of respiratory arrest on Sunday, March 16, 2003, at Winter Haven Hospital.
A native of Tracey City, Tenn., he came to the Winter Haven area in 1926 from Tennessee. He was the owner/operator of Kopps Seafood. He was a member of Church of Christ in Winter Haven.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Agnes Kopp, of Winter Haven; two daughters, Shirley Bolen and Jeannette Warren of Sanford; a sister, Christine Massey, of Stone Mountain, Ga.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, 2425 W. Havendale Blvd., in Winter Haven. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Lakeside Memorial Park.

Jean Winchester
Jean Winchester, 71, of Davenport, died of heart failure on Saturday, April 12, 2003, in Davenport.
A native of Farmland, Ind., she has been a winter resident to the area since 1991. She worked as a food server at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. She was a charter member of the North Side Church of the Nazarene in Muncie and attended Haines City Church of the Nazarene. She was a member of the Sympathy Club of Bourg Warner.
She is survived by her husband, Floyd Winchester, of Davenport; her two daughters, Janita Smith and Melanie Weitz, both of Davenport; her son, Floyd Winchester, of Davenport; her two sisters, Wilma Marsh of Deltona and Lela True of Gaston, Ind.; her brother, Frank Resler of Muncie; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place today from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, 1001 Grace Ave., in Haines City. Funeral service will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at Garden View Funeral Home in Muncie. Interment will be at Gardens of Memory in Muncie.

Marie V. Zoromsky
Marie V. Zoromsky, 78, of Haines City, died of heart failure on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003 in Tampa.
She was a native of Brighton, Wis., who came to the area from Burlington, Wis., in 1962. She was the owner/operator of Buddy's L.P. Gas Service in Haines City. She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Brone Zoromsky, a son, Jerry Zoromsky and a stepson, Barry Zoromsky.
She is survived by two sons, Howard Zoromsky of Temple Terrace and Steven Zoromsky of Austin, Texas; a stepdaughter, Elizabeth Zoromsky of Glenellyn, Ill.; a sister, Lorraine Menheer of Barrington, Ill., and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. Ann Catholic Church in Haines City.

Philip Anthony Fernan Jr.
Philip Anthony Fernan Jr., 87, of Lakeland, died of heart failure on Saturday, March 22, 2003, in Lakeland.
A native of Atlantic City, N.J., he moved to the Lakeland area in 1993 from Miami. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and worked in the paint and body department of Hertz Truck Rental in Miami.
He is survived by his wife, Joanne Fernan, of Lakeland; two daughters, Donna Hamilton of Williston and Carolyn Rouleau of Lakeland; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
No visitation is planned. There will be a memorial service Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, 2425 W. Havendale Blvd., Winter Haven.
Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 50 Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland.

Evelyn Mae Eldredge
Evelyn Mae Eldredge, 79, of Winter Haven, died of heart failure on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, in Winter Haven.
A native of York, N.Y., she came to the Winter Haven area from Bonita Springs two and a half years ago. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, E. Leonard Eldredge, in June, 2002.
She is survived by four daughters, Ruth Diebold and Leslie Gaglione, both of Winter Haven, Sandra Metzler of Pittsburgh and Catherine Wassink of Seneca Falls, N.Y.; four sisters, June Meyers, Bertha Terry, Mary Thompson and Dorothy Van Name, all of Nunda, N.Y.; a brother, Robert Yaw, of Nunda; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth "Ann" Taylor
Elizabeth "Ann" Taylor, 62, of Indian Lake Estates, died of systemic failure on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, in Jacksonville.
A native of Birmingham, Ala., she moved to Indian Lake Estates five years ago from Brandon. She was a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Elizabeth Vance Haley, of Lakeland.
She is survived by her father, James M. Haley, of Wewahitchka; her husband, Doug J. Taylor, of Indian Lake Estates; two stepsons, Steve Taylor of Lake Wales and Chris Taylor of San Antonio; two daughters, Kristy Moots and Tracy Miller, both of Haines City; a stepdaughter, Cindy Chandler, of Winter Haven; her brother, James Haley, of Alpharetta, Ga.; five grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.

Robert Brigham Walcott
Robert Brigham Walcott, 41, of Tampa, died on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, at Tampa Memorial Hospital.
He was a native of Winter Haven who moved to Tampa from Winter Haven 16 years ago. He was a sales representative for the Dupont Corporation.
He is survived by his father and stepmother, James B. and Debra Walcott of Auburndale; his mother, Karen Walcott of Winter Haven; a brother, Richard Keith Walcott of Lakeland and his companion, Ronald Hemberger of Tampa.
A memorial service will be held at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Winter Haven on Thursday at 2 p.m. 

Mildred A. Bourne
Mildred A. Bourne, 82, of Davenport, died of heart failure on Friday, March 7, 2003, in Winter Haven.
A native of Fort Knox, Ky., she came to the Davenport area 28 years ago from Wheaton, Md. She was a drill sergeant for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. She was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include her husband, Harold D. Bourne, of Davenport; two sons, Rodger F. Bourne of Florence, S.C. and Bruce A. Bourne of Fredrick, Md.; a brother, James A. Kempf, of Georgia; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

Signe C. Westman
Signe C. Westman, 94, of Haines City, died of heart failure on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, in Davenport.
A native of Orebro, Sweden, she came to the Haines CIty area five years ago from Orebro. She was a homemaker. She was of the Lutheran faith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sven Westman.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Gunn and Roy Whatley of Haines City; one grandchild; two great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and many relatives in Sweden.

Daryl Dewayne Butler Sr.
Daryl Dewayne Butler Sr., 42, of Winter Haven, died of cancer on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, in Lakeland.
A native of Glasgow, Ky., he came to Winter Haven 25 years ago from Campbellsville, Ky. He was a foreman for U.S. Agrichemical in Fort Meade. He attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Winter Haven, and was an avid fisherman.
He is survived by his wife, Tammy Diane Butler, of Winter Haven; his father, Wendell Butler, of Bartow; his stepfather, Lee Strenth, of Lakeland; his mother, Lois Strenth, of Lakeland; his stepmother, Ann Butler, of Bartow; his son, Daryl D. Butler Jr., of Winter Haven; and a brother, Ronald Butler, of Bartow.
Visitation will take place today from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, 2425 W. Havendale Blvd., Winter Haven. The funeral service will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care. Interment will be in Wildwood Cemetery in Bartow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials donations may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society, NCICFUL, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, Ga. 30368-2454. 

Mildred B. Dahlin
She was a native of East Grand Forks, Minn., who came to the area from Puyallup, Wash., six years ago. She was a homemaker. She was of the Presbyterian faith.
She is survived by three daughters, Patricia Blaukat of Cocoa, Georgia M. Dahlin of Davenport, and Linda Heaton of Cocolalla, Idaho; a son, Delos Dahlin of Vergas, Minn.; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City.

Goldie Lee Cribbs
Goldie Lee Cribbs, 68, of Haines City, died of heart failure on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002.
A native of Live Oak, she came to Haines City in 1965 from Jacksonville. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Calvary First Assembly of God in Haines City.
She is survived by her husband, Willie Joe Cribbs, of Haines City; two sons, Steve Cribbs of Bartow and Jimmy Cribbs of Haines City; a daughter, Gwen Leithead of Davenport; two sisters, Vivian Alford and Cecile Murphy, both of Live Oak; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, 1001 Grace Ave., in Haines City. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Haines City.

Vaudelle Massey
Vaudelle Massey, 70, of Davenport, died of heart failure on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003, in Orlando.
A native of Baker County, Ga., she moved to Davenport 33 years ago from Lake Wales. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Joe Lewis Massey, of Davenport; a son, Mike Massey, of Winter Haven; a daughter, Linda Waldo, of HIlliard; a brother, Arthur Lee Norman, of Webster; two sisters, Maudelle Taylor of Webster and Louise Warren of Idaho; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will take place Sunday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, 1001 Grace Ave., in Haines City. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Haines City.

Stanley "Rawhide" Goode
Stanley "Rawhide" Goode, 77, of Haines City, died of heart failure on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, in Haines City.
A native of Plymouth, Pa., he was a truck driver for the produce industry. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was involved with the rodeo and was the caretaker for Roy Rogers' horse Trigger and Gene Autry's horse Champion. He was of the Catholic faith.
He is survived by four sons, Joseph E. Goode, Stewley L. Goode, M. Thomas Goode and Matthew Goode; and one daughter, Rosemary Goode.
Visitation will take place Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, 1001 Grace Ave., Haines City. No funeral service is planned. Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Haines City Health Care Center, 409 S. 10th St., Haines City, FL 33844.


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