Ila Newell Pridgen of Winter Haven died Wednesday (June 30, 1999). She
was 80. Born in Samson, AL, on July 18, 1918, she came to Winter Haven in 1946.
She was a homemaker and a member of Southside Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, I.N. Pridgen. She is survived by her son, Ronald Pridgen of Sebring, FL. Also by her brothers, Chester Newell and Conrad Newell, Wilmington, NC, James Newell, Samson, AL, Haywood Newell and Billie Newell, Lake Wales, FL,and by her sister Hilda James, Hertford, NC; 2 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Good Shepard Hospice.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lakeside Memorial Park.