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LAKELAND - Amelia E. Guilford, 78, Clerk/MBI, of Lakeland, Florida went home to be with the Lord on February 4, 2018 after an extended illness 

She was born June 11, 1939, in Dothan, Alabama, to Hugh and Ed A. (Hudspeth) Daniels. After graduating from Dothan High School, she attended Alabama State University. On June 28, 1958, she joined union with Willie J. Guilford, the love of her life. After marrying, the two newlyweds relocated to Stamford, Connecticut where they had three children, Annie, Willie Jr., and Amelia. They later moved to Norwalk, Connecticut. Through her working years she was employed by Phillips, Capital Records and eventually retired from MBI, Inc. In addition, she enjoyed traveling, bowling and spending time with family and friends. In 2002, Amelia, along with her husband, Willie, retired and relocated to Sebastian, Florida. 

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Willie; parents, Hugh and Ed A. Daniels; her brothers, Hugh Daniels Jr., John Henry Daniels, Freddie Daniels, Jim Daniels and Foy Daniels; sisters, Amanda Daniels and Frances Daniels. 

She was survived by her son,Willie Jr. (Veronica) Guilford of Seymour, CT; 2 daughters, Annie 'Candy' Corbett of Christiana, TN and Amelia 'Lazette' Guilford of Lakeland, FL; five grandchildren, Deidre Severson, Aris Douglas, Willie 'B.J.' Guilford III, Heddie 'Latrice' Guilford and Douglas 'D.J.' Guilford; host of nieces and nephews, the Daniels/Corbett Family; her adopted family, the Hampton & Rosabell Robinson Family and friends. 

Visitation will be held on Sat. 10:00-11:00 a.m. A Celebration of Life will be at 11:00 a.m. All services will be held at Coney Chapel. Coney Funeral Home.

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  • Monday, February 12, 2018
    The staff of Coney Funeral Home will keep your family in our prayers. We would like to thank you for chosing us to assist you in your time of need.
    ~ Coney Funeral Home
  • Sunday, February 25, 2018
    Dear Guilford Family, I want to express my condolence. Almighty God encourages us to draw close to him at James 4:8. 2Corinthians 1:3-4 provides comfort. Further, Revelation 21:3-5 states a positive hope for the future on earth. May these scriptures comfort your family and friends.
    ~ T. Ponder   FL