Sunday, November 08, 2015

Obituaries - John Beavers, Ruby Spence

John Henry Beavers, age 87 died October 30, 2015. John was born Feb. 7, 1928 in Elmo, TX, to James Otto Beavers and Zetta (English) Beavers.

John was in the Banking and County Supply Industry for 50 years. He was in sales and was an Assistant Vice President for The Geo. D. Barnard Co in St. Louis. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean Conflict. John lived in LaBelle since 1979 moving from Miami. He was a member of Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife: Esther (Hill) Beavers, son: John Hill Beavers (Linda) of Riverview, FL, grandchildren: Daniel of Lynchburg, VA and Jessica of Riverview, FL, two brothers: Louis and Lloyd of Dallas, TX, two special sister-in-law's: Mildred Hill Lewis of Fort Myers and Joyce Beavers of Lake Forest, CA, also many very special nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Robert James Beavers, five brothers and two sisters and a special sister-in-law, Dorothy Hill Risher.

A Celebration of John's Life will be held Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church, LaBelle with Pastor Peggy Benson officiating.

Memorials may be sent to Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church, 310 Campbell St., LaBelle, FL 33935 or Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Cir., Fort Myers, FL 33908

Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.

Ruby Carene Spence, age 93, of Clewiston, passed away October 25, 2015 in Clewiston.

She was born May 7, 1922 in English, WV, to the late Tivis and the late Bessie (Davidson) Ward.

She is survived by son: Gary Spence, sister: Betty Wezik, brother: Donald Ward and her loving grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Frank Spence, sister, Martha Robbings, sister, Shirley Buchanan

Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 11:00 am at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, LaBelle. Interment was Thursday, October 29, 2015 in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston. Visitation was Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, LaBelle, FL.

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