Gerald Gregory Bryan, Pat Crews Dowdell, James “Bo” Fortner, Barbara Ann Kent, Phillip E. Morris Jr. and Thelma H. Tatum
Gerald Gregory Bryan
Gerald Gregory Bryan, 48, of Plant City, died Nov. 13, at home.
Born Oct. 11, 1964, in Florala, Ala., he was the son of Gerald Bryan and Patsy Jackson Bryan (William Pipkin).
Survivor includes his brother, Marcus Bryan.
The family will be having private services.
Online condolences may be made at haughtfuneralhome.com.
Pat Crews Dowdell
Pat Crews Dowdell (Hattie Ruth), 101, died Nov. 15.
She was born Nov. 22, 1910. She grew up in Plant City, graduated from Florida State College for Women in 1933 and taught in Hillsborough County and in Miami after her marriage in 1937.
She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta, for which she served as a national officer for more than 10 years, and of Coral Gables First United Methodist Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Caroline (Milner) Irvin; granddaughter Susan (Matthew) Clark; grandson Jim (Dania) Irvin; six great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and caretaker, Eve Wright.
She was predeceased by her husband of nearly 70 years, S. H. “Happy” Dowdell; and daughter, Virginia.
James “Bo” Fortner
James “Bo” Fortner, 81, of Plant City, died Oct. 23.
Mr. Fortner was born March 26, 1931, to the Late Frank and Mary Tatum Fortner, in Springhead.
Mr. Fortner was a deacon and member of the Northside Baptist Church, a member of the D.A.V. and The American Legion. He was a master carpenter and a U.S. Navy veteran.
He had volunteered for more than 30 years at the Veterans Hospital, where he had logged more than 25,000 hours of volunteer work. He was a lifelong resident of the Plant City area.
He is survived by his wife, LeDell, with whom he celebrated his 60th anniversary in March. Other survivors include their daughters, Sue and her husband, Jim Fowler, and Bobbi Fortner; grandchildren Chris and Trevor Fortner, James (Michelle) Fowler, Dorothy (Tom) Ellsworth, Ray (Jill) Fowler, Derek (Maren) Fowler and Megan (Brian) Klatt; and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, James Lamont Fortner; and a brother, Leon Fortner.
The family received friends Oct. 26, at the Northside Baptist Church, 1700 North Franklin St., Plant City.
Barbara Ann Kent
Barbara Ann Kent, 81, of Plant City, died Nov. 14, from cancer.
She was born on June 31,1931, in Bartow, as the only child to Mary and Carl Bailey. The family moved to Plant City in 1944.
During her years at Plant City High School, Ms. Kent was an officer in the band, a member of the glee club, a member of the National Honor Society and a member of Future Homemakers of America.
Following high school, Ms. Kent studied journalism at the University of Florida. She worked at the Gainesville Sun, Homestead News, Homestead News Leader, The Indian Town Press, the Miami Review and the Plant City Courier. Kent rose to the position of editor in both the Indian Town Press and the Plant City Courier.
When Kent retired in 1996, the mayor of Plant City declared it “Barbara Kent Day” and presented her with a key to the city.
In addition to her active professional life, Ms. Kent was involved in the community. She was a member of the Plant City Business and Professional Women’s Club, the Plant City Chapter of Pilot International and the Raiders Booster Club. The Plant City Business and Professional Women’s Club recognized her with the 1990 Woman of Achievement award.
She was one of the founding members of the Plant City Community Theatre, now known as Plant City Entertainment.
Ms. Kent is survived by her eight sons, David Kent, of Sioux Falls, S.D., Stephen Kent, of Lakeland, Timothy Kent, of Bartow, Patrick Kent, of Frostproof, Christopher Kent, of Glenmore, Pa., Matthew Kent, of Titusville, Mark Kent, of Atlanta, and William Kent, of Plant City. She also is survived by four daughters-in-law; one son-in-law; 20 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, at Plant City Entertainment, 101 Thomas St.
Phillip E. Morris Jr.
Phillip E. Morris Jr., 79, of Plant City, died Nov. 14.
Burial will took place at 2 p.m. Nov. 20, at Florida National Cemetery, in Bushnell.
Thelma H. Tatum
Thelma H. Tatum, 101, died Nov. 13.
Mrs. Tatum was born on Oct. 27, 1911, in Mt. Berry (Rome), Ga., and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Plant City.
She is predeceased by her husband, the Rev. Hoyt Tatum.
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