Melba Faye Douglas Hart | Jul 23, 1940 – Nov 09, 2020 | OBITUARY

Melba Faye Douglas Hart
Jul 23, 1940 – Nov 09, 2020



Melba “Faye” Douglas Hart


Faye Hart 80 of Auburndale entered into eternal rest on Monday November 9, 2020 at Lakeland Regional Hospital. Faye was born in Winter Haven on July 23, 1940 to Hiram and Irene (Pennington) Douglas. She is proceeded in death by her husband of 57 years Gilbert A. Hart, parents Hiram and Irene Douglas, brother Gordon Douglas, sisters Frieda Johnson, Margie Hill, Helen Justice, Libby Adams and Carol Sweeney. She is survived by sons Steven (Debbie) Hart Auburndale, Jeffery (Tracy) Hart Cocoa, daughter Karen (George) Walrath Oviedo. Grandchildren Ashley, Georgia, Tyler, Rachel, Jason and Christopher (Nina) and 8 great Grandchildren. Brother Larry (Ron Allen) Douglas, Winter Haven, Sisters Linda Lewis, Winter Haven, Phyllis Martin Bushnell and her lifelong special friend and cousin Connie Stansell Auburndale.

Faye was the 6th of 10 children born into the Douglas family she grew up in Winter Haven and attended school in Auburndale. Her marriage to “Gil” took her away from Polk county to Orlando where he served in the USAF, upon his discharge they relocated to Brevard County where he began his career with NASA. Retirement happily returned them to Auburndale in 1996 where they lived the remainder of their lives surrounded by family and her childhood friends.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday November 14 at 2 p.m. in Auburndale Memorial Park, Auburndale FL.