Willadine "Willie" Spence, age 64, of LaBelle, suddenly passed away January 2, 2018 in Clewiston.
Willie was born in Chipley, Florida on July 17, 1953 to Earnest and Bernadine Lewis Searcy. She met and married Gary Spence, they were married 32 years. She was employed by the Hendry County School Board for 35 years. She attended Collingswood Community Fellowship Church. She was a loving and caring daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and friend who will be greatly missed.
Willie leaves behind her loving husband of 32 years; Gary of LaBelle, her mother; Deanie Searcy, daughters; Jennifer Spence, Christa Spence and Kelle Spence, grandchildren; Troy Coker, Mahailey Ferrazas, Joy Hinson, Gage Meadows, Ruby Rodriguez, sister; Cricket Marcinkowski, two nieces, eight great nieces and nephews and many extended family members.
Celebration of Willie's life will be held Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church with a visitation starting at 1:00 p.m.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.
Barbara Ann Whiddon was born in Fort Pierce, Florida, on March 4, 1937, to Elsie and Bedey (Haney) Scott as the second of three daughters. In 1956, she married Stuart K. Whiddon, Sr., of Fort Pierce and together they had four children, Stuart, Moody, Elaina, and Tracy.
Barbara loved gardening, church, and her family, spending her time in her yard, at church, and with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Barbara Ann Whiddon passed away on December 31, 2017, surrounded by her family. She is preceded in death by Stuart K. Whiddon, Sr., and Wendy Lane Whiddon and is survived by her four children, Stuart K. Whiddon, Jr., Moody K. Whiddon, Elaina M. Giffin, and Tracy L. Nobles, eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Fort Denaud Cemetery with Pastor Jorge Rodriguez officiating.