Tag: Rhea Chiles

Phil AmmannNovember 16, 2015

Funeral services for former Florida First Lady Rhea Chiles will begin Monday 11 a.m. at Faith Presbyterian Church in Tallahassee. She will then be buried next to her husband, the late former Florida Governor Lawton Chiles. The Chiles family has made arrangements for The Florida Channel to provide live streaming of the services to accommodate […]

Staff ReportsNovember 11, 2015

A memorial service will be held for former First Lady Rhea Chiles next Monday in Tallahassee. The service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Faith Presbyterian Church. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Children’s Home Society or to the Lawton Chiles Foundation. Condolence cards and letters may […]

Marc YachtJuly 8, 2015

Walkin’ Lawton Chiles may be the last of Florida’s governors who cared about Florida through action. He showed genuine concern for local families. During his tenure, necessary human service programs expanded, the environment had effective regulatory programs, public health flourished with strong programs regulating food service, sanitation, infectious disease, and maternal and child health. I […]


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