Juanita Branch, 1936-2019
Last updated 12/10/2019 at 6:01am
Juanita Meeks Branch, 83, of Lake Wales passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 at her residence.
She was born Aug. 14, 1936 in Eagle Lake to the late Thomas C. and Sally E. (Lane) Meeks. She has been a resident of the area since 1947 coming from Winter Haven. She was a retired administrator for the Public Defender's office in Polk County and has the distinction of serving under the first Public Defender LeRoy Horton and 3 of his successors. She was a member of the Lake Wales Country Club, and was an avid fisherman, enjoyed boating, flower and vegetable gardening.
She is preceded in death by her...