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Thursday, November 25, 2021
Nada Easterly "Naomi" Thigpen
Nada 'Naomi' Easterly Thigpen, 93Jan. 25, 1928 – Nov. 15, 2021On Monday, November 15, 2021 Nada "Naomi" Easterly Thigpen a longtime resident of LaBelle, Fla. passed away peacefully in her sleep in Lake Placid, Fla.Naomi was born January 25, 1928 in Ortona, Fla. to the late Charles... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 25, 2021.
Jean Anne Wallace
Jean Anne Wallace LABELLE - Jean Anne Wallace passed away November 16, 2021. A full obituary is available at www.Akin-Davis.com Read More
Akin-Davis Funeral Home
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 25, 2021.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Marianne Jones Bishop
Marianne Jones Bishop Jan. 8, 1927 - Nov. 22, 2021CLEWISTON, Fla. - Marianne Jones Bishop, affectionately known as Meaine, was born on January 8, 1927 to Otis and Bessie Jones at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. As a young girl, Marianne lived with her parents in Coral Gables where... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 24, 2021.
Darrell Wayne Henderson
Darrell WayneHenderson, 63MOORE HAVEN - Darrell Wayne Henderson passed away on November 19, 2021 in Sebring, Fla. He was born May 26, 1958 to the late Russell and Janice Henderson in Wauchula, Fla.Darrell was a farmer for most of his life. He loved hunting, fishing, and spending time... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 24, 2021.
Carla J. Peck (Wilson)
Carla J. Peck (Wilson) Carla J. Peck (Wilson) went home to the Lord November 13, 2021. She was born June 8, 1946 to Bernard and Grace Wilson. She grew up and went to school in Penfield, New York. She was a graduate of Penfield High School and went on to be an Executive Secretary and... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 24, 2021.
Johnny Sprouse
Johnny Sprouse, 77OKEECHOBEE - Johnny Sprouse passed away November 18, 2021 in Sebring, Florida. He was born April 13, 1944 in Red Bay, Alabama. He was a member of Okeechobee Church of Christ. He enjoyed breeding Dutch Bantams to the standard of perfection. He was a Master Breeder... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 24, 2021.
Nancy Diane Young Whitesell
Nancy Diane Young Whitesell, 83LAKEPORT, Fla. - Nancy Diane Young Whitesell died November 15, 2021 at rest in her home. She was born in Baywood, Va., to the late Don and Lena Young, on February 13, 1938. Diane attended Galax High School and then continued her education at Radford... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 24, 2021.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Kevin Joe Tucker
Kevin Joe Tucker, 52LABELLE - Kevin Joe Tucker passed away on November 14, 2021, in LaBelle, Florida. He was born Jan. 19, 1969 in Lee County, Fla., to the late Travis Ezeakiel and the late Edna Josephine (Thompson) Tucker. Mr. Tucker married Lorenay Jimenez. He was employed with... Read More
Akin-Davis Funeral Home
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 18, 2021.
Corrine Adele Woodrum
Corrine AdeleWoodrum, 93MOORE HAVEN - Corrine Adele Woodrum passed away in Lehigh Acres, Florida on November 15, 2021. She was born June 20, 1928, in Muskegon, Mich., to the late Henry and the late Cornelia (Scutter) Kersting. Corrine was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother... Read More
Akin-Davis Funeral Home
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 18, 2021.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Daniel Gene Bosold
Daniel Gene Bosold Daniel Gene Bosold, born December 29th, 1954, passed away November 8th, 2021 in his Okeechobee home. Daniel was born in Wheeling, West Virginia and graduated from a high school in Germany while serving during Vietnam. Soon after Vietnam, he began to continue to... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 17, 2021.
Janet L. Curry
Janet L. Curry, 93OKEECHOBEE - On Monday, November 15, 2021, Janet Louise Curry passed at Hospice of Okeechobee Hamrick Home surrounded by her family. Born on October 25, 1928, she was the daughter of Carl and Virgil Croy of Dayton, Ohio. She was the wife of the late Herman Curry... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 17, 2021.
Paul Turner Harris Sr.
Paul Turner Harris, Sr., 81CLEWISTON - Paul Turner Harris, Sr. passed away Monday, November 8th, 2021, in Palm Beach County Hospital, Palm Beach, Fla.Paul was born December 30,1939 in Clewiston. Son of the late James Sr. and Eloise Harris. He attended Clewiston High school.He served... Read More
Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 17, 2021.
Bonnie Kathleen Ludlum (Fee)
Bonnie KathleenLudlum (Fee), 77Bonnie Kathleen Ludlum (Fee) died November 8, 2021 at her home. She was born in Hollywood and grew up in Fort Pierce, where she was a graduate of Dan McCarty High School. She was a longtime resident of Palm City and was a former Vice President of Branch... Read More
Aycock Funeral Home
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 17, 2021.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Gerald G. Albert
Gerald G. Albert, 79OKEECHOBEE - Gerald G. Albert died October 29, 2021. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin May 12, 1942. He graduated from Custer High School in 1960. He joined the United States Air Force and set records for weightlifting in England and Germany. While in England... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 10, 2021.
Marion Emma "Baby" Barrett
Marion Emma'Baby' Barrett, 84OKEECHOBEE - Marion Emma "Baby" Barrett passed away November 2, 2021. She was a member of Northside Baptist Church of Okeechobee, Florida. She retired as the owner of Viltage Feed & Supply of Hobe Sound, Florida for 20 years. She volunteered at Raulerson... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 10, 2021.
Paul Henry Connors Jr.
Paul HenryConnors, Jr., 86OKEECHOBEE - Paul Connors, long time resident of Okeechobee, passed away November 4, 2021 at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Ft. Pierce. He was born November 22, 1934 in East Dorset Vermont to Paul and Helen (Landon) Connors.He had a successful career... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 10, 2021.
Richard Bancroft Dutton (Dick)
Richard (Dick)Bancroft Dutton, 84Richard (Dick) Bancroft Dutton, 84, died on October 31, 2021Dick was very concerned about justice issues and walked humbly with his God.He was born in Santa Rosa, California, on July 20, 1937, to Jack B. Dutton and Evelyn L. (Berry) Miller, who were... Read More
Fuller Metz Cremation & Funeral Services
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 10, 2021.
George Wayne Storey
George Wayne Storey, 81OKEECHOBEE - George Wayne Storey died November 5, 2021. He was born January 31, 1940 in Cleveland, Ohio to Robert and Grace (Sarsfield) Storey. He proudly served our country in the United States Navy and retired after 20 years of service.Mr. Storey was preceded... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 10, 2021.
Major David William Thielen
Major DavidWilliam Thielen Beloved father and grandfather, Major David William Thielen, entered into his eternal rest on October 30, 2021 at his home in Palmdale.David was born on January 10, 1931 in Lakeport, Florida to Adam and Mary (nee McDowell) Thielen. He proudly served his... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 10, 2021.
Zena R. Thomas
Zena R. Thomas, 89OKEECHOBEE - Zena R. Thomas passed away peacefully with her children by her side November 2, 2021. She was born July 26, 1932 in Basinger to Walter Charles and Arbell (Carter) Raulerson. She was a lifetime resident of Basinger.Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 10, 2021.
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Woodrow Wilson Peeples Jr.
Woodrow WilsonPeeples, Jr. Woodrow Wilson Peeples, Jr., of Venus, Florida, humbly and peacefully entered his heavenly home on Tuesday, October 28, 2021, surrounded by the love of his family.Son of the late Woodrow Peeples, Sr. and Virginia Hargrove Peeples, he was born on September... Read More
Michael A. Brochetti Funeral Home
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 4, 2021.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Ruthie Louise Story Carden
Ruthie Louise Story Carden, 78OKEECHOBEE - Ruthie Louise Story Carden died October 29, 2021. She was born March 16, 1943 in Kenansville, Florida to John Edwin Story and Eunice Corbin Story. A resident of Okeechobee since the 1960s, she was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 3, 2021.
Betty Jo Fite
Betty Jo Fite, 92OKEECHOBEE - Betty Jo Fite died October 21,2021. She was born September 3,1929 in Ripley, Ohio to Carl and Vernon DeFosse.Mrs. Fite was a member of America Legion Auxiliary of Okeechobee and Eagles of Georgetown. She enjoyed bingo and playing cards with her family... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 3, 2021.
James William Gosa
James William Gosa, 85OKEECHOBEE - James William Gosa passed away peacefully on October 24, 2021. He was born on July 1, 1936, in Chickasaw, Mississippi. He grew up In Helena, Arkansas and later lived most of his life in Indiantown and the last 18 years in Okeechobee, Florida. He... Read More
Bob Neal & Sons - Brickell Funeral Home - Marvell
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 3, 2021.
Frances H. Tull
Frances H. Tull, 83LAKE PLACID, Fla. - On October 12, 2021, Frances H. Tull passed away. She was born September 13, 1938 in Moore Haven, Fla. She retired from the Hendry County School District after many years of dedicated service to the children and families of Clewiston. Frances... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com from Oct. 27 to Nov. 3, 2021.
Paul Michael Walker
Paul Michael Walker, 75Paul Michael Walker died on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 in Tallahassee, Fla. with his loving family by his side. Despite his battle with health issues over the years, he continued to fight to be with his family, especially his grandchildren, until his final moments... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 3, 2021.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Efrain Aponte
Efrain Aponte, 73OKEECHOBEE - Efrain Aponte passed away on October 20, 2021. He was born July 22, 1948 in Aibonito, Puerto Rico to Jose Aponte and Victoria Santiago. He was a minister for many years. He enjoyed reading, studying theology, and gardening. Mr. Aponte is survived by his... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 27, 2021.
Patricia Box
Patricia Box, 66OKEECHOBEE - Patricia Box passed peacefully on October 25, 2021. She was born on November 18, 1954 and lived in Okeechobee all her life. Patti was a devoted wife, mother, and friend. She was a fierce prayer warrior and never hesitated to tell everyone she met about... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 27, 2021.
Joseph Patrick Gagliardi
Joseph PatrickGagliardi, 84OKEECHOBEE - Joseph Patrick Gagliardi died October 22, 2021. He was born April 29, 1937 in Mount Vernon, New York. A resident of Okeechobee for 37 years, he was a Pharmacist.Mr. Gagliardi was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Patrick Gagliardi; and... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 27, 2021.
James "Jim" Jones
James 'Jim' Jones, 89STOUTSVILLE - James "Jim" Jones passed away on October 18, 2021. He was born on February 11, 1932 in Grayson, Ky. to Benny and Bertie (Vaughn) Jones.In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn (Anders) Jones; sons, James and Dennis... Read More
Wellman Funeral Home - Circleville
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 27, 2021.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Paula P. Bischel
Paula P. Bischel, 74LABELLE - Paula P. Bischel passed away October 15, 2021 in Riviera Beach.She was born Nov. 20, 1946 in Fort Myers, Florida to the late Paul and the late Anne Lorraine (Taylor) Porterfield. Paula married Ralph W. Bischel; he preceded her in death on September 3... Read More
Akin-Davis Funeral Home
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 21, 2021.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Sonja Rene' Bush
Sonja Rene` Bush, 27LABELLE - Sonja Rene` Bush of North Fort Myers, Florida passed away on October 5, 2021 in Cape Coral. Sonja was born in Fort Myers, Florida on January 18, 1994 to Don and Tracy Nault Bush. Sonja leaves behind her grandmother who raised her, Sandra Bush; grandfather... Read More
Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Fort Myers
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 14, 2021.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Mary R. Garcia
Mary R. Garcia, 83MOORE HAVEN - Mary R. Garcia passed away October 5, 2021 in Clewiston. She was born July 22, 1938 in Julesburg, Colo., to the late Patricio and Marcelina (Guerra) Estrada. Survivors include her husband, Aurelio Garcia; two daughters, Guadalupe Burkett and husband... Read More
Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 13, 2021.
Sandra Lee Myers
Sandra Lee Myers, 81OKEECHOBEE - Sandra Lee Myers died October 2, 2021. She was born May 5, 1940 in Enon, Ohio to Carl and Helen (Humble) Miller. A resident of Okeechobee since 1997, she enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and spending time with her grandchildren.Mrs. Myers was preceded in... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 13, 2021.
Robin Lynn Robinson
Robin Lynn Robinson, 63OKEECHOBEE - Robin Lynn Robinson died October 9, 2021. She was born June 10, 1958 in Franklin, Indiana. She was a resident of Indiana and Okeechobee over the years. Her hobbies included gardening, watching old movies, and collecting dolls and teddy bears. She... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 13, 2021.
Marjorie Myrtle Waldron
Marjorie MyrtleWaldron, 93ST. CLOUD - Marjorie Myrtle Waldron died October 7, 2021. She was born June 18, 1928 in Basinger, Florida. A resident of Basinger until 2008, she was a member of Basinger Brethren when she lived here. She enjoyed riding horses with her husband, spending time... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 13, 2021.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Marshall Mack McDonald
Marshall MackMcDonald, 73Marshall Mack McDonald passed away surrounded by his family on September 29, 2021 at the home he built with his own hands in Muse, Fla. Never an idle man, he worked hard and kept busy until his final days. He is survived by his wife, Connie McDonald; children... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 7, 2021.
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
George Vincent Craig Jr.
George VincentCraig, Jr., 86OKEECHOBEE, Fla - George Vincent Craig, Jr., born in Stamford, Conn., passed away on September 29, 2021 on his 86th birthday after a long illness surrounded by his family. George joined the Turn of River Fire Department at a young age and was very proud... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 6, 2021.
Clarissa A. "Criss" Kibbons
Clarissa A. 'Criss'Kibbons, 81Clarissa A. "Criss" Kibbons of Englewood, Florida, and formerly of Kankakee, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Regency of Portage, Portage, Indiana. She was born April 11, 1940, in Kankakee, the daughter of Earl P. Marcotte Sr. & Margaret... Read More
Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Homes - Kankakee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 6, 2021.
Virgil "Martin" Vickers
Virgil 'Martin' Vickers, 83Virgil "Martin" Vickers left this earth on October 2, 2021 with a very special send-off surrounded by family and friends. Martin was born on August 12, 1938 to the late Tully and June Vickers. Martin was originally from Okeechobee, Florida and was a veteran... Read More
Mountain City Funeral Home
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 6, 2021.
Rev. Jack C. Washington
Rev. Jack C. Washington, Rev. Jack C. Washington was born Albany, Ga. to Henrietta & Garfield Washington on August 18, 1964, he transitioned on September 28, 2021. In 1989 Rev. Washington began his career as an educator in various subjects. At the age of 28 he received a calling... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 6, 2021.
Julie R. Wigton
Julie R. Wigton, 83Julie R. Wigton passed away peacefully at her residence on Sept 30, 2021, with her loving companion of 16 years Donald Miles, their beloved dogs Beau & Max, and family. She was born in Gary, Indiana, November 2 1937. Julie graduated high school in Marietta,... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Oct. 6, 2021.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Bonnie Jean Adams
Bonnie Jean Adams, 78LAKE PLACID - Bonnie Jean Adams passed away September 26, 2021 at home.Bonnie was born in Clewiston, Florida on January 21, 1943 to the late James Alton and Bonnie Helen Archer Akin. She worked for many years as a secretary for the Hendry County School Board.... Read More
Akin-Davis Funeral Home
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com from Sep. 29 to Sep. 30, 2021.
Hilda Lee Henderson
Hilda Lee Henderson, 962/17/1925-9/19/2021Hilda Lee Henderson passed away on September 19, 2021 in LaBelle, Fla. She was born on February 17, 1925 in West Palm Beach, Fla. to the late Luther and Minnie (Jernigan) Raulerson.Survivors include two daughters, Linda Goolsby of Jamestown... Read More
Akin-Davis Funeral Home
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Sep. 30, 2021.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Thomas G. "Tony" Davidson
Thomas 'Tony' G.Davidson Thomas "Tony" G. Davidson, born on January 14, 1938 in Savannah, GA., passed away on September 18, 2021 at home. He had been a fulltime resident of Okeechobee for 2 years, coming from Rochester, New York. He had been coming to Florida as a "snowbird" for many... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Sep. 29, 2021.
Debra J. Donaldson
Debra J. Donaldson, 67OKEECHOBEE - Debra J. Donaldson was born July 28, 1954 in Louisville, Ky. and went to Heaven Sept. 13, 2021.She left behind many close family and friends. She was preceded by her father, Martin Hellman; mother, Betty Hellman.She is survived by her husband, Frank... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Sep. 29, 2021.
Virginia Milliner Everett
Virginia Milliner Everett, 80OKEECHOBEE - Virginia Milliner Everett died September 7, 2021. She was born January 23, 1941 in Fort Pierce, Florida to Raimus and Buelah (Sapp) Yates. A resident of Okeechobee for 30 years, she was a member of Northside Baptist Church. She enjoyed volunteering... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Sep. 29, 2021.
James Barton Perviss
James Barton Perviss, OKEECHOBEE - James Barton Perviss passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 23. He rejoined his late wife of 63 years, Mable Perviss; brothers, Charles Perviss and Lamar Gunter; and sisters, Anne Sparks and Carmen Browning.He was born on April 12,1936 to... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Sep. 29, 2021.
Angelo S. Pirre
Angelo S. Pirre July 18, 1936 - September 9, 2021Angelo S. Pirre, formerly of Okeechobee, passed away on September 9, 2021.He was predeceased by his wife, Sandra Kay Pirre; his daughter, Marie Benedetto; and daughter Debbie Carrato. Survived by his son, Michael A. Pirre; daughter-in-law... Read More
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Sep. 29, 2021.
Rodney Glen Shockley
Rodney Glen Shockley, 69OKEECHOBEE - Rodney Glen Shockley died September 26, 2021. He was born August 20, 1952 in Tipton, Indiana. A lifelong resident of Okeechobee, he enjoyed fishing, gardening, and playing cards. He worked for 36 years with Lykes Brothers before his retirement... Read More
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
Published in Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Sep. 29, 2021.
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