Mrs. Laura Agner Felder, 96, passed away January 21 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Center at the Advent Christian Village at Dowling Park, FL following an extended illness.
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Mrs. Felder was born May 22, 1917 in Taylor County, FL. She lived in Jacksonville, FL as a young woman where she met and married her husband, Walter M. Felder, who predeceased her. She lived in Mulberry, FL for 17 years where she was a member of the First Baptist Church and worked in the children's nursery for many years. She lived in Jasper, FL for 7 years and as an avid fisherman she enjoyed fishing the flats at Steinhatchee with her husband. She lived in Ocala for 10 years where she worked in the office of the Marion County Clerk of the Court. Upon retirement she returned to Perry, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church, and enjoyed being near her family. In 1998 she moved to the Advent Christian Village and loved her life there where she made many friends.
Mrs. Felder is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Morris and Linda Sue Felder of Branford and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband, Walter M. Felder, her father and mother, Oscar and Sarah Townsend Agner, who died when she was three, and her stepmother, Chaffer Cruse Agner. She is also predeceased by eight brothers and sisters: Sevier Agner, Missouri Kelly, Elmira Odom, Berta Shelfer, Royce Agner, Doris Lewis, Martin Agner, and Drexel Agner.
Services will be held at
Joe P. Burns Funeral Home on Friday, January 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dick Moore officiating. Interment will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery of Perry. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Advent Christian Village, P.O. Box 4305, Dowling Park, FL 32064.
Published in Lake City Reporter on Jan. 23, 2014