Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Murray, age 89, of Fort Denaud, passed away January 28, 2018 in Lehigh Acres. She was born Dec. 11, 1928 in West Palm Beach, Florida to the late Paul Browning and Lily Brewer Browning. She was a lifelong resident of LaBelle
Survivors include her sons: Jerry (Donna) Murray, Darrell Murray, Rodney (Sonya) Murray, Don (Michelle) Murray and Boyd Murray, siblings: Amos Browning, Arthur Browing, Dorothy Brookins, Herman Browning, Vickie Howard, Shelia Tanner, Sherrie Greer, Linda Harper, Robbie Browning and Lonnie Browning, nine grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband: Oliver Thomas Murray and siblings: Buddy Browning and Jimmy (PeeWee) Browning.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 1, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at Community Harvest Worship Center, LaBelle with Pastor L.W. Howard and Pastor Don L. Murray officiating.
Interment will follow at Fort Denaud Cemetery, LaBelle. Visitation will be held Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at Community Harvest Worship Center in LaBelle.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Florida Baptist Children's Homes. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.
Mae Elizabeth Handley, age 74, of Ft. Denaud, passed on to her heavenly home on Saturday January 27, 2018 in Ft. Denaud. She was born April 16, 1943 in Bushnell, FL to the late Hubert Hawes and the late Eunice Hunter.
A lifelong resident of Florida, a wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by her loving Husband, Donnie Handley of 55 years. Daughter: Cindy (Frank) Dana, Sherry (Gene) Bogard and Carmen (Jebb) Luster. 7 Grandchildren; Danielle (JL) Wright, Julie Marchsteiner, Frank Robert (Lori) Dana, Zebb Luster, Shane Luster. Brad Bogard and Alexis Bogard.3 Great Grandchildren; Chancey Jae Wright, Kaylee Jade Dana and Hadley Pearce Wright. Sisters: Katherine (Gary) Hicks, Sandra (Wiley) Rickerson. And a Brother Frank Hawes. She is preceded in death by her Brother Andy Hawes.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Cowboy Church Ministries, 1330 Sears Rd. Labelle, FL on Saturday February 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.
Jacqueline Mae Curella, age 80, of LaBelle, passed away January 28, 2018 in LaBelle. She was born March 13, 1937 in Bronx, NY, to the late Fred Joseph and the late Lillian (Cranshaw) Paquette. She was a resident of LaBelle since 1986, Prior to that of Alva and formerly a longtime resident of New York.
Sister: Claudia Adams. Step Sons, Anthony (Pam) Curella; Joe Curella;,Step Daughter, Angelina Curella. 9 Grandchildren, Many Great-Grandchildren, Nephew Fred Taylor, Like a Sister Lucy Viana
Visitation will be held on Friday February 2, 2018 from 12 to 1 PM at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd LaBelle. Funeral Service will be at 1 PM with Rev. Penal M. Guerrier Officiating. Interment will be in Ft. Denaud Cemetery.
Mary Ellen DeLaTorre was born December 5, 1958 to John Mullins and San Juanita Coronado. Mary was an active member of her church and was known for her strong faith and willingness to help others. She was a caring and compassionate woman who took care of anyone who was in need. She loved flowers and would spend her days gardening with her husband. Mary passed away peacefully on January 26, 2018 while under the care of her loving family and hospice.
Mary is survived by her husband Jesus DeLaTorre and her sister, Lucinda Lowery. She is the mother of MonaLisa Lopez (Antonio), Kimberly Rodriguez, Linda DeLaTorre (Fraser), and Janie Hamby (Christopher). She leaves behind 5 grandchildren: Antonio, Jorden, Genaro, Stella, and Maverick. As well as another bundle of joy due in May.
A memorial service will be held at Caloosa Baptist Church 550 W. Hickpochee Ave LaBelle, FL on Saturday, February 3rd. Visitation with the family will start at 4pm and the service will begin at 5pm With Pastor Seth Howard Officiating.
Ashley Marie Davidson, age 28, of LaBelle, passed away January 26, 2018 in Lehigh Acres.
Ashley was born February. 23, 1989 in Fort Myers, Florida, to Lawrence "Larry" and Cindy (Puckett) Davidson. Ashley married Eric Murawski. Ashley worked for Davidson's Dry Cleaners as a clerk.
Survivors include her husband; Eric Murawski, father; Larry Davidson and his wife Christina of LaBelle, mother' Cindy Bethel and her husband Clifford 'Skip" of Moore Haven, daughters; Kylie Murawski and Leighlyn Davidson – Rodgriguez and her father; Martin Rodriguez, brothers; Nick Davidson, Steven Davidson. Step brothers; Stuart Whiddon, III and Abraham Bethel, Alexi Bethel, step sister; Melissa Bethel and many extended family also survives.
Celebration of Life will be Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Mitchell Wills officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, January 31, 2018 all in Akin-Davis Funeral Home – LaBelle. Burial will take place in Fort Denaud Cemetery – LaBelle.
Bobby E Lockmiller, age 46, of Clewiston, passed away January 26, 2018.
He was born Dec. 17, 1971 in Clewiston, FL, to Gerald E and Audrey (Hobbs) Lockmiller. Bobby worked as a handyman. He was a loving son and brother who will be greatly missed by his entire family.
Survivors include father Gerald E Lockmiller and Audrey Racicot, three brothers: Larry Lockmiller, Billy Lockmiller and David Racicot, and two sisters: Mary Cordona and Patricia Ortiz and many extended family members.
Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 10:00 am at New Harvest Church, Interment will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston. Visitation will be Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston, FL and Saturday from 9-10 a.m. at New Harvest Church, Clewiston, FL.