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Polk Co. School Board

WINTER HAVEN - Phyllis Reese Gilbert, age 86, died of heart failure Monday, July 7, 2014, at Winter Haven Hospital.
She was born in Winter Haven on Jan. 8, 1928. She was a retired school teacher for the Polk County School Board, and a member of the Polk Retired Educators Association, Unit II. She was a life member of Friends of the Library, the Polk County Historical Association and the Women's Club of Winter Haven. She also received the Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce Banker's Cup Award.
Ms. Gilbert is survived by her daughter Catherine Gilbert, Winter Haven.
Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jul 10, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church of Winter Haven. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church, Friends of the Library, or to a .

Published in Ledger from July 9 to July 10, 2014
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