Lois FulfordName: Lois Fulford
Date of Death: March 16, 2014
Age at death: 84
Lois Guthrie Fulford died March 16, 2014. She was born on July 12, 1929 in Cortez, FL to Earl B. Guthrie and Hazel Williams Guthrie. She was a lifelong Manatee County resident and a 3rd generation Floridian. Lois was a member of the Cortez Church of Christ and a Charter Member of the former Cortez Volunteer Fire Department Women's Auxiliary. She was a faithful Christian, a devoted wife, a firm but loving mother, a passionate gardener and a fabulous cook.
Lois was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Ralph M. Fulford and a grandson, Brian Bailey. Lois is survived by her sister, Addie Lou Coon (Eddie) of Sarasota; her son, Ralph ''Rusty'' Fulford (Pat) of Scottsville, VA; her daughters, Hazel Petree (Steve) of Cortez, and Sylvia Bailey (Tony) of Bradenton; 6 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren.
Visitation 2:00-4:00PM Sunday March 23, 2014 and Services 10:30AM Monday March 24, 2014 at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209. The family wants to especially acknowledge son-in-law, Tony Bailey, for his loving care, as well as Bradenton Health Care staff and Hospice. ''Who can find a virtuous woman? For her worth is far above rubies.'' Proverbs 31:10. Condolences to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.