He was born May 12, 1928 in Abba, GA, to the late William Elvin Smith and the late Frances Ethel (Fountain) Smith. He was a longtime resident of LaBelle.
Survivors include his wife: Betty Louise (Strickland) Smith, children: Jullie Kay Hall, Judy Faye (Wade) Fuller, Cheryll Ann (Tony) Brooks and Richard Elvin (Laura) Smith, all of LaBelle
five brothers, nine grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.
A memorial services will be held Saturday, January 12, 2013, 11:00 am at Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah's Witnesses, 538 Glades Avenue (S.R. 78 & Glades Av) in LaBelle with Alfredo Mantilla officiating.
Douglas Lee Doherty, age 66, of Clewiston, passed away January 5, 2013 in Lehigh Acres.
He was born Jan. 14, 1946 in Cambridge, MA, to the late Melvin R. and the late Marguerite L. (McGrath) Doherty.
Douglas was in the Army from 1965 - 1967, he was also a member of Loyal Order of Moose, Fraternal Order of Eagles, The American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, retired Volunteer Firefighter for Montura Ranch Estates.
He is survived by his wife: Rosemarie (Romanowski) Doherty, son: Douglas Michael Doherty (Fiance Kristen), daughter: Deborah Sue McMahon (Kenny), step children: John Edward (Ana), Eddie (Cristen),Andrea (Richard) and Rosemarie, brother: Michael Doherty, sister: Gayle Gugino (Richard) sister-in-law Virginia Doherty, ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, mother of Douglas and Deborah, Carolyn Sue Doherty, best friends Edward and Della Purcell, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his brother Robert Doherty
Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 1:00 pm at The Glades RV Resort Activity Center, 1682 Indian Hills Drive S.W., Moore Haven with Pastor Artie Carnes officiating.