Reverend Joseph Lee Sikes, 81, of Bushnell, Fla., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at Sumterville. He was born April 16, 1931 in Knoxville, Tenn. Survivors include his wife, Betty; daughters, Rhonda Jeanne (Randy) Connell of Bushnell, and Rebecca Ann (Brian) Marshall of Bushnell. A visitation was at the Purcell Funeral Home Chapel, Bushnell, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. Services were at the Linden Church of God, Linden, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, with Pastor Lanny Troller and Pastor Daniel Kellum presiding. Interment followed at Linden Cemetery, Linden. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.
Published in Sumter County Times on Nov. 22, 2012