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1.19.18 Obituaries

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1.19.18 Obituaries

William ‘Bill’ Slaughenhoupt

William “Bill” Slaughenhoupt, 91, of Plant City, passed away on Jan. 7, 2018. 

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.haught.care.

Sara Henry

Sara Henry passed away Jan. 5, 2018. 

Visitation was at Wells Memorial on Jan. 13, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m with a funeral service at 11 a.m.

 

Elizabeth M. Neal

Elizabeth M. Neal, 78, of Riverview, passed away peacefully Jan. 7.

Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

Valeriano Moreno

Valeriano Moreno, 73, of Plant City, FL passed away on Jan. 9, 2018. 

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.haught.care.

Rose Marie (Miller) Youngblood

Rose Marie (Miller) Youngblood, 80, of Lakeland, FL died Jan. 9, 2018. 

Visitation and service were held at Wells Memorial, Plant City Jan. 16.

 

Faye Frasure

Faye Frasure, 80, of Plant City, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 9.

Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

Gladys ‘Nanny’ Loyd

Gladys “Nanny” Loyd, 95, of Plant City, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 9. 

Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

Cecil U. Lane

Cecil U. Lane, 91, of Plant City, born on Oct. 2, 1926 in Sarasota, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 9. 

Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

Lynda Darlene Haney

Lynda Darlene Haney, 74, of Plant City, Florida, born on Oct. 2, 1943, passed away on Jan. 13, 2018

Lynda Darlene Haney

, surrounded by family.

She had a passion for education, earning two Masters Degrees from the University of South Florida. She was a retired guidance counselor with 36 years of service to the Hillsborough County School District, mostly at Adult High School in Tampa. After retirement, she enjoyed a quiet life with her husband, raising cattle and growing hay. She was a cherished mother, wife, and grandmother, and a rock for her family.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Tom; sons, Jeff and John (Amy), both of Plant City; stepdaughter, Edwena of Lithia; grandson, Ryan; and sister, Carol Stembridge Wood (Paul) of Littleton, Colorado. She was preceded in death by her son, Joe.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 11:00 A.M. at Hopewell Funeral Home, 6005 S County Road 39, Plant City, where the family received friends beginning at 10:00 A.M. Committal followed at Mount Enon Cemetery, Plant City.

Special thanks to the staff at South Florida Baptist Hospital in Plant City for their care, and to the community for their thoughts and prayers. Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

Charles L. Edwards 

Charles L. Edwards, 93, of Lakeland, Florida, formerly of Plant City, born on Feb. 9, 1924 above

Charles L. Edwards

White’s Pharmacy, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 10, 2018.

He played semi-professional baseball with the Plant City Berries. He attended the University of Florida where he played baseball and was a member of their National Champion Billiards team. He graduated in 1948. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving from 1943-1946 in the 263rd Infantry Regiment. After graduation, he joined his father’s accounting firm as a CPA. 

He married Jeanne Rauner in 1953. He was baptized, confirmed, and married at First United Methodist Church of Plant City. He had an excellent tenor voice and sang for more than 50 years in the choir. He also sang in a barbershop quartet, the Herald’s of Harmony, a Florida based men’s acapella chorus. He was an avid golfer and a founding member of Lone Palm Golf & Country Club. 

He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Jeanne Edwards; son, Charles Scott Edwards; and son-in-law, Randell Platt. 

He is survived by his children, Barbara Ahlers (Paul) of Dover, Todd Edwards of Tampa, and Lesli Platt of Plant City; brother, Walter Edwards (Iris) of Ocala; grandchildren, Clara Ahlers Schlicher, Charles Onille Edwards, Jacob Paul Ahlers, Mackensi Platt Beers, and Randell L. Platt, II; great-grandchildren, John Paul Schlicher, Zachary Schlicher, and Eason Randell Beers. 

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 20 at 11:00 A.M. at First United Methodist Church of Plant City, 303 N Evers St, Plant City 33563, where the family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 A.M. Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church of Plant City, Good Shepherd Hospice House, 3470 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland 33805, and/or Florida United Methodist Children’s Home, 51 Main St, Enterprise, 32725. 

Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

Timothy Craig McCullough

Timothy Craig McCullough, 58, of Plant City, passed away Jan. 6, 2018.  

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Jan. 21st at Church at the Barn, 4908 James L. Redman Pkwy. Condolences may be offered at www.casketstore.net.

 

Yvonne Mary ‘Yo’ Moss

Yvonne Mary "Yo" Moss, 63, of Plant City, Florida, born on April 26, 1954 in Norwich, England, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 13, 2018. 

She was a member of Gracepoint Plant City, where she was involved in the Women's Bible Study and The Dorcas Circle. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse for many years at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, where she was honored as Hope Nurse. She loved her family, and she enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking, Westerns, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Leon G. Moss; daughters, Michelle Rayburn (Richard) of Las Vegas, Donna Carberry of England, Samantha Evans of Plant City, and Kerry Bergman (Scott) of Plant City; grandchildren, Raechel, Trevor, Rabekka, Aaron, Antonia, Ashley, Brian, Elizabeth, Taryn, Christina, Jordon, and Amber; great-grandchildren, Jillian, Jacob, Hailee, Tyler, Macey, Riley, Isabel, and Ella; best friends, Pamela Cane, and Nancy Ryan; and 3 sisters, and 3 brothers.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 2:00 P.M. at Gracepoint Plant City, 1107 Charlie Griffin Road, Plant City. 

Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

Blanca Estela Lopez De La Cruz

Blanca Estela Lopez De La Cruz, 57, of Dover passed away on Jan. 12, 2018. 

Online condolences may be left for the family at haught.care.

Wilma Wanda Garrett

Wilma Wanda Garrett, 78 of Plant City passed away Jan. 14, 2018. 

Online condolences may be left for the family at haught.care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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