Lily Chin, 58, of Lakeland, FL passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021.

Lily was born on December 24, 1962 to Robert and Daw Tin Tin Chin in Rangoon Burma and came to this country in 1974. Lily attended Southwest Junior High School, Lakeland High School and later worked in her family’s business, Pan Ye’s Chinese Restaurant where she met and made countless friends.

She is survived by her parents, her daughter Chelsey DeMeere of Lakeland, brothers Kenneth (Connie) and San (Helen) of Yorba Linda, CA, Lawrence (Charlotte) of Lakeland, and Jimmy (Victoria) of Miami, FL, and life partner Wayne Barfield of Lakeland and their precious Bailey, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Special heartfelt thanks to the MICU doctors and staff at LRMC for the care given. A celebration of life service will be announced and held at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes.

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