Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Hendry-Glades Obituaries

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 will be held March 6, 2014 at 11:00 am at First United Methodist Church Of Immokalee.

Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.

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

Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston.

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