Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Obituaries - John Hughes, Alvin Page, Jr.

John Morgan Hughes, age 52, of Moore Haven, passed away November 28, 2014 in Clewiston. 

He was born July 29, 1962 in Miami, FL, to the late Falcon Oris Hughes and the late Creasey Rose (Foxworth) Hughes.
He is survived by his wife: Debra Ann (Harris) Hughes, son: Robert Dale Dunson, Jr., daughters: Leslie Anne (Dunson) Whitehead, Shelley Rose Hughes, brothers: Nathan Hughes, Dale Hughes, Wallace Hughes, grandchildren: Jenna Whitehead, Kaitlyn Dunson, Chase Dowd and Paisley Farnam, along with many other Adopted Children and Grandchildren.
John was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend with a heart of gold. He was a simple yet selfless man. He planted strong roots as a foundation for his family. His passion was Fishing, Florida Gator football and entertaining family and friends.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 11:00 am at Ortona Cemetery Pavilion, Moore Haven. Interment was on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 in Ortona Cemetery. 

Visitation was held Wednesday, one hour prior to service at Ortona Cemetery Pavilion. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to John's family in care of Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston.

Alvin Page, Jr., 90, a resident of Aqua Isles, LaBelle, FL, died Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Gulf Coast Medical Center. 

Al was born February 22, 1924 in Tulsa OK, the oldest of seven children, all of whom predeceased him. The family moved to Wichita, Kansas where Alvin and Mary Lou Cunningham were married in 1944. They had two children, Mike and Shary. 

Sgt Page served in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes & Central Europe during World War II and was Honorably Discharged November 19, 1945. After the war, Big Al joined the Wichita Fire Department and retired as District Chief in 1977, then worked at Cessna Aircraft in Wichita. In 1994, he moved to Morrilton, Arkansas where he met Muriel Hora, his long time traveling companion and dear friend. 

He helped manage Lewisburg Bay Mobile Home Park for Roger and Shary. His last big move was to LaBelle, Florida. Each year he drove back to Arkansas, Kansas and Texas to visit friends and family. He loved playing pinochle and bridge and later enjoyed the friendships and games at the Saddle Up. He lived a long, wonderful life. 

Al is survived by his daughter, Shary, and son-in-law Roger Weckwerth of LaBelle, FL; daughter-in-law, Connie Page of LaBelle, FL., grandchildren Annette (Kevin) Albright of Wichita, KS, Stephanie Page, Lehigh Acres, FL, Wendy (Donny) Wilson, Wooster, AR, Wick (Stacey) Weckwerth, Heber Springs, AR, and Michael (Jennifer) Page, Jr. of Haysville, KS, sister-in-law, Lottie Page, Cleveland Texas, five great grandchildren, six great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his parents, Alvin Page and Helen Vera Stratton Page, his son, Michael A. Page, Sr., and his siblings, Leta Mae Arnold, Patsy Jane King, Betty Lou Stroud, Sebern Page, JoAnn Bates, and Lester Frank Page.
Memorials may be made to the Kansas Firefighters Museum, 1300 So. Broadway, Wichita, KS 67211, or the LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation, P.O. Box 1844, LaBelle, FL 33975.
Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle. A Celebration in honor of Al's life will be held at a later date.

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