Thelma Jean Aplin

Snively Packing House

WINTER HAVEN - Thelma Jean Aplin, age 74, of Winter Haven, FL died February 29, 2012 due to failure to thrive.
She was born February 8, 1938 in Jasper, AL the daughter of Luther D. Alexander and Sylvia Harris Alexander. She worked as a sectionizer for Snively Packing House and later with Winter Haven Hospital in the snack bar where she was known for her sandwiches.
In addition to her parents, Thelma was preceded in death by her husband James Farrell Aplin and sister Janice. She is survived by her sons: James F. Aplin, Orlando, FL, and Billy F. Aplin (Cindy), Lakeland, FL, daughter: Joan Christopher (Stan) Winter Haven, FL, brothers: Luther Alexander (Elaine), Bobby Joe Alexander, Jimmy D. Lay and Johnny Lay (Sylvia), all of Jasper, AL, sisters: Judy Smith, Jasper, AL, and Mary Gail LeFan (Merrell), Auburndale, FL, and grandchildren: Jessica, Sarah and Jonathan.
Visitation is Sunday from 2-4 pm at Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home, Winter Haven. Funeral Services are Monday at 11:00 am at the funeral home chapel.
Condolences may be sent to the family at


Funeral Home

Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home
645 West Central Ave Winter Haven, FL 33880
(863) 293-2133

Published in Ledger on Mar. 3, 2012