Thursday, February 18, 2016

Obituaries - Manning, Richardson, Lewis

Willie Sue Manning, age 76, of Clewiston, passed away February 11, 2016 in Loxahatchee. She was born Aug. 17, 1939 in Monroe, TN, to William Dendy Thomas and Julie Geneva (Lance) Bearden.

She was a member of the Clewiston Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was a loving and loyal wife of 56 years to Ralph Douglas Manning (predeceased), a loving mother to her three kids, and a loving Grandmother to her precious Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Survivors include her Three kids: Eddie Manning, Robert Manning, and Teresa Usher-Manning, Sister: Carolyn Rice, Grandkids: Jessica Manning-Carey, Josh Manning, Meghan Manning, Krystal Manning-Hevey, Brett Usher, Brian Usher, Great Grandkids: Madison Manning, Ariana Hevey, Brianna Hevey, Aubrey Usher, Logan Carey, Elissa Carey.

A Celebration Of Life for Willie Sue Manning will be held Saturday, February 20, 2016, 11:00 am at Clewiston Pentecostal Holiness Church, Clewiston with Rev. Johnny Abercrombie officiating.

Oleta T. Richardson, age 89, of Moore Haven, passed away February 12, 2016 in Moore Haven. She was born Aug. 2, 1926 in Los Angeles, CA, to Arthur and Roberta (Harris) Taylor.

Oleta retired in 2001 as Judicial Assistant for Judge Sullivan at the Glades County Courthouse. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Moore Haven where she also taught Sunday School.

Survivors include her children: John W. (Sharon) Richardson Jr. and Leeanne Criswell, grandchildren: Aaron Richardson, Amanda Richardson, Tony Richardson and Brianna Criswell and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services are Sat, February 20, 2016, 10:30 a.m. at Ortona Cemetery Pavilion with Rev. Sherrill Tillery officiating.

Kenneth O. Lewis, age 78 of Clewiston, Florida passed away on February 16, 2016 in his home 
surrounded by his loving wife and caring children at his side.

Kenneth was born in Nashville, Georgia, the son of Willie Lester and Ora Lee Corbitt Lewis. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy from July 30, 1955 to December 19, 1958. He worked as a plumber and a carpenter for most of his adult life. 

If you knew Kenneth, then you knew he was always straight to the point and did not hide around the bush about anything in his life. He was the one who always had a smile on his face, had a great wit and sense of humor all the time. 

He enjoyed fishing in his spare time and woodworking to take his mind off of life's problems. He was very much a family man, he cared about his family greatly and loved seeing his children and grandchildren grow up. He especially loved spending time with his great-grandchildren. 

He was a former member of the Jaycees and the Elks Lodge. He respected by everyone who knew and loved him. He married the love of his life, Sue Linkous on December 6, 1957 in Warrenton, North Carolina.

Kenneth is survived by his loving wife of 59 years; Sue L. Lewis, children; Kenneth Mark Lewis of Pahokee, Florida, Matthew Brian Lewis and his wife Janice of Belle Glade, Florida and Lisa Lewis Stevens and her husband Mike of Clewiston, Florida. He is also survived by his loving seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He will be missed by his two brothers; Ronald Lewis and his wife Terry and Donald Lewis and his wife Kathy of South Carolina and his sister Ona Lee Herrington and her husband Jack of Clewiston. He is also survived by two sisters-in-law; Betty Lewis (late husband Garth L. Lewis), and Carol Lewis (late husband Gene Lewis).

Celebration of Kenneth's life will be held on Friday, February 19, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Akin-Davis Funeral Home, where visitation will be one hour before the service. Burial will immediately follow the celebration in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston, Florida.

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