Ben Hill Griffin
FORT MEADE - Mary L. Brand, 82, of Fort Meade, FL, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at her residence in Fort Meade due to heart failure.
She was born May 19, 1928 in Byromville, GA. Mary moved to Fort Meade 60 years ago from Georgia. She worked as a citrus sectionizer for Ben Hill Griffin and attended various Baptist churches.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Brand. She is survived by her daughter, Gail Henlon of Coral Springs, FL., son, Mike Brand & wife Kathy of Fort Meade, sister, Ann Hostetler of Fort Meade and brother, Robert Lamberth of Mobile, AL, as well as many nieces & nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by McLean Funeral Home, 306 East Broadway in Fort Meade, FL, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Friday, April 8, 2011. Funeral service will be at Evergreen Cemetery at 10:00 AM Saturday, April 9, 2011 in Fort Meade. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.McLeanfuneralhome.net