Monday, March 10, 2014

Hendry-Glades Obituaries

Bobby Franklin Peacock, age 80, of Belle Glade, passed away March 6, 2014 at his home in Belle Glade surrounded by the people that loved him. He was born August 1, 1933 in Pahokee, FL, to the late John Aaron and the late Millie Idela (Matthews) Peacock.

Bobby played football for Pahokee High School and was awarded All State Football Player. He graduated in 1951. He was a member of Canal Point Baptist Church. He owned Bobby's Market in Belle Glade for many years and made many lasting friendships with his customers. Bobby loved watching college football, fishing in Lake Okeechobee and shopping for a new boat or car. He also was a father to his nieces and nephews.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Bonnie Faye (Meeks) Peacock, one daughter: Melodie Ann Peacock, brothers: John A. Peacock, Jr. (Carole), Harold E. Peacock (Patsi), sister: Joyce Humphrey (JL) grandchildren, Jessica Supik, Christopher Supik; great grandchild, Hunter Shanklin, many nieces, nephews and other family members. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Millie Peacock, brothers: Floyd Peacock, Billy Joe Peacock, Wayne Peacock, Roy Peacock and Alton Peacock.

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Canal Point Baptist Church with Dr. Bill Taylor officiating. Interment will be Monday, March 10, 2014 in Evergreen Cemetery, Okeechobee. Visitation will be Monday one hour prior to service at Canal Point Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations/contributions to Hospice of Palm Beach County or Canal Point Baptist Church.

Sandra J. Walker, age 70, of Clewiston, slipped from the hands of her loving husband and family into the loving hands of Jesus on the morning of March 5, 2014 in her home.

Sandra was born on August 27, 1943, in Pruden, Tennessee to Clyde E. and Louise Sapp Buckner. She graduated from Belle Glade High School in 1961 and married the love of her life, Roger Walker, May of 1963. She was a loving wife, a devoted mother and an adoring grandmother. She loved sports, but most of all football. She never missed high school sports played by her children and grandchildren. She loved her Florida Gators almost as much as she loved Elvis Presley. She was loved by her many friends and family and was always a ray of sunshine for anyone that met her. She was a beautiful woman inside and out. She will be deeply missed.

Sandra leaves behind her loving husband of 50 years: Roger Walker, Sr; daughter; Sherry Parantha and husband Reko, sons; Wade Walker, Pete Walker and wife Reagan, grandchildren; Ryan Walker, Hallie Walker, Brandon Toulis and Abbey Parantha, brothers; Edward Buckner and wife Marie, Kenny Buckner, sisters; Pat Barton and husband Curt and Brenda Prescott and husband Paul.

Memorial services celebrating her life were held Saturday, March 8, 2014 in First Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Todd Buck officiating.

Golda Pauline Snyder, age 85, of LaBelle, passed away March 1, 2014 in Lehigh Acres. She was born July 9, 1928 in Wauchula, FL, to the late William Mabry and the late Mildred A. (Washington) Skipper.

Golda, or better known as Mom and Granny, was born in Wauchula but lived most of her life in Immokalee from living at the Collier County Ranch to a cabin on the edge of Sadie Cypress Swamp. She was known for having a green thumb and always had a bountiful vegetable garden. She also grew beautiful orchids and roses. According to her family she was the best cook in the world.

She is survived by her daughters: Laverne W. Massey, Nancy Gerri Lester, Karen A. Thompson (Waddy), sister: Tootsie Johnson, grandchildren, Robbie Massey, Ryan Massey, Emily DeVaney, Erin Lester, Brad Justice, Steven Justice and four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Howard Snyder, brothers: William Sidney Skipper and Mabry Howard Skipper.

A memorial service was held March 6, 2014 at 11:00 am at First United Methodist Church Of Immokalee.

John H. Ledbetter, age 56, of Clewiston, passed away February 28, 2014 at his home in Clewiston. He was born in Miami on July 3, 1957, to the late Leon and the late Dorothy (Bush) Ledbetter, also of Clewiston.

John loved his family with all his heart and there was nothing he wouldn't do for them. He held his nieces and nephews close and was always there for them. He was employed by U.S. Sugar for 27 years and lived most of his life in Clewiston. He built many lasting friendships that he cherished very much.

John was a member of the VFW, which he loved being a part of and spoke fondly of all the friends he had there. He was also a member of the Clewiston Country Club. His favorite pastime was playing golf and he enjoyed all of his golfing buddies.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife: Cynthia (Booth) Ledbetter and one son: John (J.J.) H. Ledbetter, Jr. and his wife Tonya, grandchildren: Kenzie Ledbetter and Nick Longo, brother: Harvey Ledbetter, sister: Holly Ledbetter (Mitch), Uncle: Wayne Ledbetter sister-in-laws: Sylvia (Booth) Barnes, Candace (Booth) Compton and brother-in-law Mack Booth. He was preceded in death by brothers: Ronnie and Timmy Ledbetter and sister: Tammy Ledbetter

A memorial service was held Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston. Visitation was Wednesday 30 minutes prior to service at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston, FL.

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