Monday, August 18, 2014

Obituaries - Mary White, Rosie Taylor

Mary Grace White, age 89, of Fort Myers, passed away August 15, 2014 in Fort Myers. She was born Nov. 4, 1924 in Jay, FL, to the late John Ocie Price and the late Cora Gertrude (Tisdale) Price. She was a lifelong resident of Hendry County and Owner/Manager White's Restaurant for twenty-five years.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church for fifty years and was very active with Sunday school. Her hobbies included hunting, fishing, reading, art and floral arranging.

Survivors include her children: daughter, Marcia Fennen of Fort Myers and sons: Michael White (B.J.) of Davie, Mark White (Patsy) of LaBelle, ten grandchildren: Maura (Kory), Marcy, Michael (Lauri), Margaret (Ron), Alex and Marissa; Edythe (Ron), Emily (Gene); and Angela and Truitte III (Tanya); twenty-six great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

She also has two surviving sisters: Jean Swindle of LaBelle and Evelyn Rhymes of Pahokee.

Grace was preceded in death by her husband, Truitte M. White, Sr., two brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services were held Monday, August 18, 2014 at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church Of LaBelle, LaBelle with Rev. Frank Deerey Jr. officiating. Visitation was Monday from 1 hour prior to service at First Baptist Church Of LaBelle, LaBelle, FL.

Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.

Rosie F. Taylor, age 85, of Fort Myers, passed away August 15, 2014 in Fort Myers. She was born Mar. 17, 1929 in Maysville, KY, to the late Benny and the late Mary (Vermillion) Howard.

She is survived by her son: Walter Taylor (Betty), daughters: Sandra Gouley (John), Jennie Taylor, brother: John Sparks, sisters: Wanda Day, Mary Lou, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Glendon Taylor

Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 11:00 am at Alva United Methodist Church, Alva, with Rev. Ralph P. Cotten officiating. Interment will be in Alva Cemetery, Alva.
Visitation will be Thursday 1 hour prior to service at Alva United Methodist Church, Alva,

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