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August 19, 2018

Raenell Lucille "Rae" Bryant

Raenell Lucille "Rae" Bryant

OKEECHOBEE - Raenell Lucille Bryant "Rae" was called home to be with our Lord on Aug. 14, 2018. She was born May 13, 1942 in Dayton, Ohio to Harry and Mary Ellen (Mossman) Boring. She was a resident of Okeechobee for 39 years. She was a retired baker. She enjoyed making...

Freddie Lee Whitaker

Freddie Lee Whitaker

WEST PALM BEACH - Mr. Freddie Lee Whitaker slipped into a peaceful rest on Aug. 12, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Palm Beach. He was the oldest son of the late Otis and Daisey Bell Whitaker. Mr. Whitaker was born on April 9, 1946 in Sumter County, Fla. He received...

August 17, 2018

Leila Marie Bryce Bass

Leila Marie Bryce Bass

Okeechobee - Leila Marie Bryce Bass died Aug. 8, 2018. She was born June 5, 1941 in Los Angeles, Calif. A resident of Okeechobee for 50 years, she was a Registered Nurse at Raulerson Hospital for 20 years. She was an advocate for people and was always willing to help anyone...

August 16, 2018

August 15, 2018

Dorothy Hope Hiscock

Dorothy Hope Hiscock

Okeechobee - Dorothy Hope Hiscock died Aug. 13, 2018. She was born Jan. 19, 1930 in Phillipston, Mass. to the late Fredrick and Lena (Dunican) Smith. A resident of Okeechobee since 1990, she attended New Testament Baptist and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 64. She enjoyed...

August 10, 2018

Stillman Dingus

Stillman Dingus

Okeechobee - Stillman Dingus, Jr. died Aug. 8, 2018. He was born June 6, 1942 in Portsmouth, Ohio to Stillman Dingus, Sr. and Mary Frances Belveal Dingus. He moved from Ohio in Indiantown in 1973. He relocated to Okeechobee 20 years ago. He was a founding member of the...

William Gaither "Bill" Shepherd

William Gaither "Bill" Shepherd

Okeechobee - William "Bill" Gaither Shepherd, Jr. died Aug. 7, 2018. He was born Nov. 15, 1964 in Okeechobee to William Gaither Shepherd, Sr. and Margaret Duke Shepherd. A lifetime resident of Okeechobee, he enjoyed camping, fishing, and spending time with his family. Mr....

Daniel Willis

Daniel Willis

Okeechobee - Daniel Willis left this world unexpectedly on Aug. 6, 2018. He was a loving and devoted father, son, brother, grandson, friend, and husband. He was passionate about his State of Florida Park Service life and his extended family and friends. He worked for the Park...

August 9, 2018

August 8, 2018

Melissa Georgette Fredricks

Melissa Georgette Fredricks

Okeechobee - On August 1, 2018 an angel left us and returned to Heaven. Melissa Georgette Fredricks was born Feb. 24, 1955 in Davie, Fla. to Leland and Dorothy Webster. After living in Virginia and California, she returned to Florida and resided in Okeechobee since 1977....

Sabrina Louise Peterson

Sabrina Louise Peterson

Okeechobee - Sabrina Louise Peterson died Aug. 4, 2018. She was born Sept. 23, 1959 in Biddeford, Maine to Robert and Hazel (Lanois) Coyne. A resident of Okeechobee since 2001, she was a member of the New Testament Baptist Church. She was a teacher at Seminole Elementary for...

August 3, 2018

Emily Howell Burdeshaw

Emily Howell Burdeshaw

OKEECHOBEE - Emily Howell Burdeshaw passed away on July 31, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born Oct. 4, 1934 in Victoria, Texas to Jefferson Davis Howell, Sr. and Henrietta Hornburg Howell. In 1962, Emily left Texas and relocated to Okeechobee. She was of the...

August 2, 2018

Dorothy Jackson Whitehead

Dorothy Jackson Whitehead

Clewiston - Dorothy Jackson Whitehead passed away to her heavenly home on July 25th, 2018 at Hendry Regional Medical Center in Clewiston. Mrs. Whitehead was born on April 19, 1929 in Greene County, Tenn. to her parents Charlie and Cora Morrison Jackson. She was a graduate of...

August 1, 2018

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