Polk County Florida Obituaries
Surnames beginning with T.


Irving Ronal Taylor, 56, of the Oak Ridge Trailer Park, died yesterday in Lakeland General Hospital. He was a native of Pawtucket, R.I., and moved here three years ago. He had made his home with Mr. and Mrs. David Yates for the past 28 years. Mr. Taylor was custodian at Combee Elementary School and a member of Orange Heights Methodist Church.
Services will be held Thursday morning at 10 o’clock at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Burial Park.

[ Source: Lakeland Ledger, Jan 7, 1964.]
Submitted by Barbara Lee.

Jan 10 1964

Funeral services for IRVING RONAL TAYLOR, of the Oak Ridge Trailer Park, who died Monday, were held yesterday at 10 o’clock at the Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Guy S. Athearn, pastor of Orange Heights Methodist Church, officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Burial Park. Pallbearers were James W. Austin, Jerome Mears, John Holly, Fred Mears, William C. Smith and Joseph Barbosa.


Charles Edwin Terry Sr., 79 of the Carpenter’s Home, died Saturday afternoon at the home after an illness of several months. He was a native of St. Augustine and moved to the home two months ago from Tampa. He was a retired high school teacher and supervisor of vocational education in Tampa.
Mr. Terry was a member of the Carpenter Union in Tampa; past president of the Sons of The American Revolution and a member of the Retired Teachers Association. He is survived by one son, C. E. Terry Jr., Orlando; one sister, Mrs. B. E. Hardaker, Jacksonville, and three nephews. Graveside services will be tomorrow at 3 o’clock at the Auburndale Cemetery in Orlando. Thornton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

[ Source: Lakeland Ledger, Jan 6, 1964.]
Submitted by Barbara Lee.

Rites for Mr. Terry

Funeral services for Charles E. Terry Sr., 79, of the Carpenter’s Home, who died Saturday, were held yesterday afternoon at the graveside at the Old Auburndale Cemetery, with the Rev. Dr. Evert A. Cremer, pastor of the Westminster Presbyterian Church, officiating.

[ Source: Lakeland Ledger, Jan 8, 1964.]
Submitted by Barbara Lee.
Mr. Terry’s nephews served as pallbearers.

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