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City of Lakeland
LAKELAND - Emmie Rebecca Granell, 92, died June 27, 2012 at her home due to natural causes.
She was born October 4, 1919 in Brinson, Georgia and moved to Lakeland in 1923 where she lived until she retired from the City of Lakeland in 1967. Mrs. Granell returned to Lakeland from Columbia, South Carolina in 1997 after the retirement of her husband.
She was preceded in death by her husband Vincent. Mrs. Granell is survived by her daughters Mary Lynn Roy of Lakeland and Edith "Bun" Dickey of Tampa, sisters Melvena Wood of Auburndale and Barbara James of Lakeland, brother Willard Britt of Lakeland. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Saturday from noon until 1 PM with funeral services to follow at 1 PM in the chapel of Lakeland Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 320 West Main Street, Lakeland, Florida 33815.
Published in Ledger on June 29, 2012