Elect Lady Mother Sallie Kate Williams, age 89, of LaBelle formally of Sarasota, went home to be with the Lord September 7, 2012 in Lehigh Acres. She was born Nov. 8, 1922, in Glennville, Georgia. Sallie married Carl Williams.
She leaves behind to mourn her passing: husband: Carl Williams, four sons: Charles (Rose) Williams, Abraham Williams, Ricky Williams, James Robert Williams and five daughters: Beautine Thompson, Christine (John) Robertson, Carolyn (Norris) Lee, Betty (Alex) Nixon, Dorothy (George) Hadley, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and a host of other family members and friends.
Preceded In Death by Sons, Carl Williams, Jr. and Cleveland Bobby Williams.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and will be deeply missed by all who loved her.
Celebration of Life Services will be held Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in Truvine Missionary Baptist Church located at 1947 31st Street Sarasota. Interment will be in Palms Robarts Memorial Gardens, Sarasota. First visitation was Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, LaBelle, FL. a second visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
Brumbach "Paul" Stephens, age 76, of Sebring, passed away September 8, 2012 in Clewiston, FL. He was born May 22, 1936 in Beckley, WV, to the late Brumbach and the late Louise (Barnes) Stephens.
He was a resident of Sebring, FL since 2001 and formerly of Virginia and Maryland. He was a member of the St. Catherine's Catholic Church. He was a 4th degree Knights of Columbus, Scottish Rite, 32nd degree Mason and Boumi Shriner. He also served in the Air Force.
Survivors include his wife: Maureen H. (Connor) Stephens, son: Brumbach (Lori) Stephens III, sister: Mary Louise Smith, grandchildren: Loranda, Marci, Makayla, great grandchild: Dalton, sister-in-law: Mary DeMaio, best friends: Ron Pierleonardi and Ed Cassidy and his loving Shelti companions Abigal and Jordan. His infectious smile, whimsical sense of humor and appreciation of nature will be remembered by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
A celebration of life will be held at a later time.