Sylvia Monroe Murphy PRESCOTT


PRESCOTT, Sylvia Monroe Murphy, 69 of Lakeland, died on Friday, June 28, 2013, born Tuesday, Feb. 1, 1944 in Lakeland to the Late James Monroe and Ruby Shiver Prescott. Surviving are sons, James "Robby" (Shaun) Prescott of Lakeland and Curtis M. Prescott; sister, JoAnn Hodge; grandsons, Cody, Dylan and Jacob Prescott; great-grandchildren, Carsten, Cayson, Hunter and Arianna Prescott. She was predeceased by sister, Lucille Gibson. Mrs. Prescott had retired from the Polk County School system where she had been a custodian. She was affiliated with New Hope Baptist Church, she enjoyed animals and Bluegrass music. A grave side funeral service will be at 10 am on Wednesday at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery located at 901 N Galloway Rd Lakeland, FL 33810. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on July 2, 2013