Polk County Florida Obituaries
Surnames beginning with P.

d. Jan 2, 1964


Mrs. Maude M. Parry, 84, of rural Lake Wales, died yesterday morning in the Lake Wales Hospital where she had been a patient for one day. Mrs. Parry was born in Pensacola and lived most of her life in Polk County. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Bartow. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. M. J. Tillis Sr., Bartow and Mrs. Leo H. Wilson, Bradenton; one sister, Mrs. Lee W. Clayton Sr., Lakeland; seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2:30 o’clock tomorrow afternoon at the Whidden Funeral Home Chapel in Bartow with the Very Rev. Russell S. Carleton, officiating. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.

[ Source: Lakeland Ledger
 Jan 3, 1964.]
Submitted by Barbara Lee.


Rites for Mr. Phillips d. Dec 31, 1963 Funeral services for James Edward Phillips, of 1304 Edgewood Drive, who died Tuesday, were held yesterday at the chapel of Thornton Memorial Home. The Rev. Law M Mobley and the Rev. Larry Lafferty officiated. Burial was in Oak Hill Burial Park. Pallbearers were Willis Edenfield, William Lyerly Jr, Rudy Connor, Jay Ray Bridges, Charles Jenkins and Harry Prine. Vocal selections were presented by Kirby Blaine accompanied by Mrs. George Moseley.

[ Source: ] Lakeland Ledger Jan 3, 1964.
Submitted by Barbara Lee.


Sunday night Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Pillans, of Lakeland, Fla., lost their eleven-months-old infant son, William Samuel. His illness was of six weeks from cholera infantum. He was brought here yesterday afternoon where relatives and friends met the bereaved parents and accompanied them to the interment in the Orlando cemetery. The baby was a lovely, promising child, a cherised pet of each member of the family, the lost of whom leaves an aching viod (sic) which cannot be filled.-Orlando Star-Reporter.

Source: The Lakeland Evening Telegram, November 2, 1911, Image 1; The Lakeland Evening Telegram. (Lakeland, Fla.) 1911-1922.

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