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Mobil Chemical

LAKELAND -- Ms. Queen Barnum of Lakeland died of a stroke Wednesday (July 2, 2003) at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. She was 61.

Born in Preston, Ga., she came here from Weston, Ga., in 1960. She was a dragline operator for Mobil Chemicals' Nichols plant, and she was a cosmetologist. She was a mother of the church at Mission of Hope Ministries and former choir member of New Mount Zion Baptist Church for 37 years.

Ms. Barnum is survived by her sons, Apostle Roosevelt "Ted" Barnum, Lakeland, Sammie Lee Barnum and Rickey Lavelle Barnum; mother, Susie Henry; sister, Lola Roger; brothers, Moses Henry Jr., John Wayne Henry; sisters, Annie Kilgore, Linda Henry; 23 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at New Birth Deliverance Ministries.

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