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1.12.18 Obituaries

1.12.18 Obituaries

Kathy Ann Beezer

Kathy Ann Beezer, 60, of Plant City passed away Dec. 29, 2017. 

The family will be having private services. 

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Linda Elaine Mayes

Linda Elaine Mayes, 66, of Lakeland passed away Dec. 22, 2017. 

Born in Hampton, SC, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Frances Dempsey Heape. She was the wife of the late Charles Mayes. 

Linda is survived by her children, Kathy (Linwood) Terrell, David Mayes; brother, Tom (Kenetha) Heape; 6 grandchildren. 

Linda was a registered nurse in the pediatric E.R. at Lakeland Regional Medical Center and was very active in educational support with the hospital. 

In lieu of flowers, Linda’s family has established a gofundme account if you wish to help them. Search for Linda Mayes memorial.

A memorial service will be at 10:30 am, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, Shiloh Baptist Church, 905 W Terrace Dr, Plant City.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Steve Kelley

Steve Kelley, 80, of Dover, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 2.

Expressions of condolence at

Sylvia Jarvis Paul

Sylvia Jarvis Paul, 76, of Plant City, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 3. 

Expressions of condolence at

Robert M. Stetter

Robert M. Stetter, 86,  went to be with the Lord on Jan. 4, 2018. 

Visitation and Celebration of Life were held at First United Methodist, Plant City on Jan. 11, 2018.


Emma Müller Cook

Emma Müller Cook, 64, of Tampa, and formerly of Lithia, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 4. 

Expressions of condolence at

Davina Rife

Davina Rife, 69, of Plant City Fl. passed away Dec. 31, 2017 at Lakeland General Hospital.

Davina was born in Philadelphia Pa., a graduate of Temple University. She was currently employed at Protel Inc., a Lakeland Florida Engineering Co. Davina served for 24 years as Director of Human Resources and Executive Advisor to the President of Protel. 

Davina is survived by her Son Michael Rife, wife Denise, sister Janet Rosen and three grandchildren, Larson, Parker and Ethan Rife all of Glen Allen, Va.

Davina will be buried at Roosevelt Memorial Park in NE Philadelphia on the family plot alongside her Dad Lewis Harry (Frank) & Mom Pearl Neiderman, and sister Marlene Neiderman.  

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Christopher ‘Chris’ Vincent Field

Christopher "Chris" Vincent Field, 47, of Palmetto, born on Feb. 15, 1970 in Wilmington, NC, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 5. 

Expressions of condolence at



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