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Lillian "Twink" Amerson, 1923-2019

 

Last updated 12/11/2019 at 9:14am

Lillian "Twink" Amerson

Lillian Margaret "Twink" Amerson, 96, of Frostproof passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at Winter Haven Hospital.

She was born Jan. 20, 1923 in Hartford, CT to the late Arthur L and Lillian C. (Tripp) Jaques. She worked for the City of Frostproof for 43 years and was their longest employee. She served as City Clerk for 31 years and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Frostproof. Lillian loved to travel, going to Canada and Mexico. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Frostproof Women's Club and loved to play Bingo where she always won. She got the Nickname "Twink" from her father who said, "She was the Twinkle in my eye".

She is preceded in death by her husband Johnny F. Amerson, brothers Thomas "Tom" Henry Jaques and William A. "Bill" Jaques.

Survivors include her son Steven "Skip" A. Kauffman and wife Stephanie of Frostproof, 2 grandchildren Sheree Keller and husband Butch of Lakeland, FL, Steven Kauffman and wife Rubie of Lake Wales, 5 great grandchildren , 2 great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to the First United Methodist Church or Frostproof Historical Museum.

Services are pending at this time. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

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