James Ware MacMeekin III was born in Cleveland, Ohio on January 3, 1932 to Dr. and Mrs. James MacMeekin, Jr. His early years were spent in Saginaw, Michigan before WW II caused the MacMeekin family to relocate to California where his father was to serve as Chief Medical Officer aboard the USS Orion, a Fulton […]
Sharon W. Fairchild lost her battle with cancer on November 13, 2020. Sharon will be remembered fondly as a beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Rodney Taylor, 55
Rodney Taylor, 55, passed away Nov. 11, 2020. Rodney was born in Lakeland on Dec. 30, 1964, and remained a lifelong resident of the area. He was a claims adjuster, and an avid bowler. Rodney was a longtime member of the Terminate Pest Control bowling team at the Orange Bowl Lanes.
Natalie Miller Brown, 33
A beloved mother, wife, daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, cousin, and friend, Natalie Miller Brown left this world on November 11, 2020. Born Natalie Miller Lang in Lakeland, Florida on June 16, 1987 to Jeff and Darla Lang. Natalie grew up in Lakeland. She excelled in many things throughout high school including academics, soccer, and softball.
John T. Cannon III, 93
Mr. John T. Cannon III, age 93, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020. He was born March 25, 1927, to Gladys Brown and John T. Cannon Jr. in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. He was raised in DeLand, FL, and graduated from DeLand High School. He attended the University of Florida for one year and became a […]
Linda Lee Miller Waller
Linda Lee Waller (Miller) of Lakeland passed away surrounded by her loving family, on November 12, 2020. Linda was 77 years old. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, and her family moved to Lakeland when she was 8 years old.
Otis Lee Reynolds, 74
Otis Lee Reynolds, 74 of Lakeland passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020. He was born on January 14, 1946 in Lakeland.
Daniel Philip (Phil) Brown
Daniel Philip (Phil) Brown passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020, while a resident of Carpenters Estates in Lakeland, Florida. Phil was born on May 4, 1931, in Effingham, Illinois to Glen L. and Adeline Brown.
Ruth Jean Metzger, 93
Ruth Jean Metzger, 93, passed away on Nov. 11, 2020. She was a retired school teacher. Condolences may be sent to the family at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes.
Lonnie Terrell Jameson, 79
Mr. Lonnie Terrell Jameson, also known as “Johnnie” to his family, passed away on Wednesday, November 11th, 2020. He was born in Tampa, FL to Sheldon and Mary Jameson and moved to Lakeland in 1972. Lonnie formerly worked as a Millwright, a Walt Disney World maintenance mechanic, law enforcement for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office […]