Jackie H."Buddy" McClenithan, age 78, of LaBelle, passed away March 3, 2017 in LaBelle. He was born Mar. 14, 1938 in LaBelle, FL, to the late Zoria N. and the late Beulah (Fussell) McClenithan.
Survivors include two daughters: Connie (Demetrio) McClenithan Galaviz and Jackie Lynn (Johnny) Mullins both of LaBelle, brother: Zoria "Punkie" McClenithan, sister: Glenda Welch, eight grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Friday, March 10, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Fort Denaud Cemetery, LaBelle with Chaplain Bill Stevens officiating. Visitation was one hour prior to service at the Fort Denaud Cemetery.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.
Billy James Elkins, age 62, of Moore Haven, passed away March 4, 2017 in Moore Haven.
He was born Sep. 19, 1954 in Jacksonville, FL to the late Hansel Ulmer and Rosie (Whitney) Elkins. Mr. Elkins married Linda Stapleton. He served his country in the United States Army. He is a wonderful caring man who will be missed by his loving wife and family. He was a very patriotic man in that every time he went to a flea market, he would purchase an American flag. He was a very giving man, he always made sure to give every visitor to his home a little something before they left.
He leaves behind his loving wife; Linda of Moore Haven, caring mother; Rosie, children; Linda Elkins, April Elkins, Amber Elkins, sister; Ronnie Breiling, brother; Phillip Elkins, grandchildren; Serenity, Leah, RJ and Julia.
Celebration of his life was held Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Ortona Cemetery, Moore Haven with Pastor Don Murray officiating. Interment was Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Ortona Cemetery, Moore Haven. Visitation was Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston, FL.