Carolyn Gertrude Howard, age 74, of LaBelle, passed away November 4, 2013 in Fort Myers.
She was born July 20, 1939 in New London, CT, to the late Lighty Hill Collins and the late Gertrude (Flowers) Collins. Carolyn was a member of American Legion Post#130 Auxiliary and the Moose Lodge in LaBelle. She worked as a school bus driver for many years in LaBelle and also was a deputy for the Hendry County Sheriff's Dept.
Survivors include her husband: Wayne Howard and sons: Lynn (Louise) Howard and Shorty (Robin) Howard, all of LaBelle, six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Darrell Wayne Howard.
A graveside funeral service will be held Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at Fort Denaud Cemetery with Pastor W.T. Maddox, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Fort Denaud Cemetery, LaBelle. Visitation will be at graveside for 1 hour prior to the funeral.
James Adam Barfield, age 19, of Felda, passed away November 2, 2013 in Lehigh Acres. He was born March 19, 1994 in Fort Myers, FL, to James E. Barfield (Linda) and Teresa A. (Corbitt) Atkins.
He is survived by his father: James E. Barfield (Linda), mother: Teresa A. (Corbitt) Atkins, brother: James Matthew Barfield, two sisters: EmmaRaye Barfield, Madison Schaaf, paternal grandparents: James F. and Mary Alice Barfield; maternal grandparents: Peggy and Steve Whidden, many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 11:00 am at Community Harvest Worship Center, LaBelle with Pastor Byron Hendry officiating. Interment will be in Fort Denaud Cemetery, LaBelle. Visitation will be Wednesday from 05:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, LaBelle, FL. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to: Hendry County 4H "Meat Judging",
P.O. Box 68, LaBelle, FL 33975.