Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Hendry-Glades Obituaries

Alvina Marie Ward, age 60, of Moore Haven passed away Friday, April 20, 2012 at home in Moore Haven. Alvina was born March 17, 1952 in Clewiston, FL. She is the daughter of the late Alvin Lloyd and the late Audrey (Langdale) Ward.

She worked for the Glades County Tax Collector as a clerk for 33 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Moore Haven.

She is survived by her daughters; Angela Snow Colegrove (Keith) and Kell Ahern (Robbie), brother; Alvin Ward Jr. (Lorie), sister; Brenda Choban (Joe), sister in law; Joann Purvis, grandchildren; Kelsey Ahern, Chloe Ahern and Collin Ahern. She was preceded in death by her brother Jack Eugene Smith.

The funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at First Baptist Church of Moore Haven, Moore Haven, FL with Rev. Sherrill Tillery officiating. Interment will be in Ortona Cemetery.

Visitation hours will be Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 06:00-08:00 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, 438 E. Sugarland Hwy., Clewiston, FL.

Onetta Armour Parrish  died April 20, 2012 in Manchester, TN. She was born Sept. 28, 1918 in Cash, Arkansas. She was predeceased by parents Henry and Ann Armour, husband - Virgil E. Parrish and siblings - George, Jack, Ray, Mildred & Edoth.

She is survived by: Daughters; Georgia (Elliot) Bradley - Lakeland, FL, Anita (Ray) Westberry, Manchester, TN, Grandchildren: Ronnie Pinder, Teresa Connor, Danita Thomas. Larry Westberry
Great Grandchildren; Kati Pinder, Alan Clifford, Ashton Thomas, Amanda Clifford, Trey and Samantha Westberry

Mrs. Parrish was a homemaker and loved gardening and sewing. In the 70s, she and her daughter, Anita, owned and operated the Arcade Dress Shop on Bridge St.

She was a member of LaBelle Church of Christ on Hendry Street until moving to Manchester, TN in '97. In Manchester, she was a member of the Red Hill Church of Christ. Graveside service is Wednesday April 25 at 3 p.m. at Ft.Denaud Cemetery in Hendry County, Florida.

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