Pauline ‘Polly’ Davis
Pauline “Polly” Davis, 88, of Lithia, Florida, born Nov. 9, 1932 in Brandon, entered into eternal rest June 7, 2021. Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.
Beverly Ann (Long) Coker
Beverly Ann (Long) Coker, 83, of Biloxi, Mississippi, entered into eternal rest at her home June 13, 2021. She was born Oct. 15, 1937 in Plant City, Florida.
Beverly was married to Gene W. Coker, deceased. They were married 52 years. They have a son Steven Coker from Biloxi, Mississippi. Their only child Steven was by her bed side until her passing. He loved her dearly.
She was preceded in death by her parents William G. Long and Bessie M. (Avant) Long. Deceased Brother William (Buster) Long, Sisters Helen M. (Dewitt) Knowell and La Verne (Roger) Sloan. Surviving sister Lizetta E. (John) Lewis. Lots of nieces and nephews who loved her dearly. Beverly graduated from Plant City High School, year 1955.
The family will receive friends Saturday, June 19 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at Hopewell Funeral Home, 6005 S County Road 39, Plant City, with a graveside service to follow at Noon at Mt. Enon Cemetery, 3624 N. Frontage Road, Plant City, Florida.
Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com
Victory ‘Vicki’ Garretson
Victory “Vicki” Garretson, 78, of Plant City, Florida, born August 16, 1942 in Boise City, Idaho, entered into eternal rest June 9, 2021. Expressions of condolence at HopewellFuneral.com.
Pat Shelley, 83, of Dover, Florida, born Dec. 25, 1937 in Lakeland, entered into eternal rest June 8, 2021. Expressions of condolence at HopewellFuneral.com.
Erma Burgett, 86, of Plant City, Florida, formerly of Yukon, Oklahoma, born in Oklahoma City on Oct. 19, 1934, entered into eternal rest on June 10, 2021.
Expressions of condolence at HopewellFuneral.com.
Joan G. Hale
Joan G. Hale, 80, of Plant City, Florida, formerly of Gulf Hammock, and Nashua, New Hampshire, born in Dover, New Hampshire on July 3, 1940, entered into eternal rest June 10, 2021. Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.
John O. Jordan
John O. Jordan, 87, of Plant City, Florida, passed away on June 12, 2021.
He served in the United States Marines. Services were held June 16,2021 at Haught Funeral Home Chapel, 708 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Plant City, FL 33563. A Graveside will be held at Florida National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. on June 17, 2021.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.haught.care.
Sharon C. Spicer
Sharon C. Spicer, 76, of Plant City, Florida, passed away on June 13, 2021.
Services will be held privately. Online condolences may be left for the family at haught.care.
Mary LaVerne Lett Keene
Mary LaVerne Lett Keene, 82, passed away June 13, 2021, at Florida Presbyterian Homes in Lakeland, Florida.
A Graveside service will be held Friday June 18,2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Springhead Cemetery.
Online condolescenes can be made to the family at haught.care.
Clark Franklin Harrell Jr.
Clark Franklin Harrell Jr., 68, of Plant City, Florida, passed away on June 2, 2021. Services will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.haught.care.
George Stanley Kefalos
George Stanley Kefalos, 71, of Plant City, Florida, passed away on June 8, 2021.
Services will be held privately. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.haught.care.
Betty Lee Andrews
Betty Lee Andrews, 81, passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2021 in Brandon, Florida. She was born in Geneva, Alabama on June 19, 1939.
Fond memories and condolences may be offered at www.wellsmemorial.com.
Grayson Barry Garvin
Grayson Barry Garvin 83, of Coconut Creek, Florida, died on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 at Delray Beach Medical Center.
The Rev. Grayson B. Garvin was born August 26, 1937 in Greenwood, SC, he later attended Florida State University and The General Theological Seminary in New York City. He was ordained to the Diaconate in 1964 and to the Priesthood in 1965. He Served in the Dioceses of South Carolina, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church and Epiphany Church, Spartanburg; Calvary Church, Glen Springs; and Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Charleston; Southwest Florida, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (15 years) Central Florida, St. Richard’s Episcopal Church (10 years), where he retired. He then served as interim priest for St. James’s Episcopal Church, Leesburg and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Merritt Island.
He is survived by his sister, Judy B. Garvin, niece Lane T. Haselden (William M. Haselden) and great-niece Sarah W. Haselden, all of Columbia, SC. Grayson was predeceased by his father Grayson B. Garvin and mother Sarah Fowler Garvin.
A funeral service will be held at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church June 26, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
We ask that in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to St. Peter’s Church, Organ Fund, 302 Carey St., Plant City, Florida 33463.
Edith Jacquelyn ‘Jackie’ Watford
Edith Jacquelyn (Jackie) Watford, 79, passed away June 6, 2021 at home surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Nichols, Florida on June 11, 1941 to Jack and Gladys (Campbell) Smith. She lived in the Plant City area most of her married life. The majority of her career was secretary to the Provost of Hillsborough Community College before retiring in 1998. She was an avid reader of novels and loved listening to George Jones.
She is preceded in death by her six sisters. She is survived by her husband of 60 years Jerry Watford, daughters Rhonda Watford and Donna Hobkirk (Bob), grandchildren Khris, Sasha and Carlton, eight great-grandchildren and honorary son Ron Sullivan (Julie), grandchildren James, Britany, and Caleb and four great-grandchildren.
The family will hold a private celebration of life at a later date.
Condolences may be sent to the family at 405 Highway A1A Unit 354, Satellite Beach, FL 32937.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Saint Francis dba St. Francis REFLECTIONS Lifestage Care, 1250 Grunman Place Titusville, FL 32780 or Website: reflectionslsc.org.
Susan Eleanor (Via) Davis
Susan Eleanor (Via) Davis, was born on Nov. 3, 1947 and went home to be with Our Lord on May 28, 2021.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Rose Hall (Via) and siblings: Jack Via Jr., Ethel Taylor, Shirley Brown, Donald Via, Doris Hall, Ruth Rogge, and step son, Scott Davis.
She is survived by her daughters: Rebecca Colon (Jose), Julie Higgins; grandchildren: Tyler and Britnee Welch, Amanda Colon; ex-husband, Alton Davis and step son, Eric Davis; siblings: Rose Costa (Butch), Betty Reese (Tom), and Sandra Via.
Susan was a loving Sister, Mother, and Nana. She was loved by all who knew her and she will be greatly missed.
Rest In Peace.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.WellsMemorial.com for the Davis family.
Agnes Lucille Prestwood
Agnes Lucille Prestwood, 91, of Plant City, entered into rest on June 11, 2021. She was born on June 15, 1939 in Pisgah, Alabama. A Funeral Service will take place on Friday, June 18th at 11:00 a.m. at Wells Memorial Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Springhead Cemetery, Lakeland, Florida. Please visit www.WellsMemorial.com to leave condolences and fond memories.