Joseph "Jay" Samuel Wilson, Jr, 85, went home to be with our Lord on Friday, February 9, 2018 in Troy, Alabama. Jay was born August 5, 1932 to Joseph Sr and Mattie Pearl (Davidson) Wilson in laBelle, Florida, where he lived for 78 years of his life. Jay was a Corporal in the United States Army, where he proudly served from 1953-1955.
Jay was a Master Carpenter, having learned the trade from his father, and it was a profession he truly loved. He retired from U.S. Sugar Corporation in 1994, where he was employed for 25 years. Prior to this, he had been employed by Everett Burchard and General Development as a carpenter. In his spare tme, Jay enjoyed fishing, traveling, and cooking BBQ for his family and friends.
Jay is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Nita; daughter, Joyce (Charles) Lassett; son, William "Bill" Billingsley; daughter, Patti (Paul) Williams; sister-in-law, Laura June (Buster) Wilson; six grandchildren, Jason Taylor, Byron Taylor, Brandi Billingsley, Logan Drake, Jayden Williams and Jenna WIlliams; four great-grandchildren, Nathan Taylor, Lauren Taylor, Bryson Billingsley and Case Criswell; and many other loving relatives and friends.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, February 19, 2018 at Ft. Denaud Cemetery with Rev. Frank M. Derrey, Jr. officiating. There will be a dessert fellowship immediately following in the Social Hall at First Baptist Church, LaBelle, Florida. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association at 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400, McLean, VA 22102.
Christina Lynn Murray, age 34 of LaBelle, Florida passed away on February 9, 2018 in Fort Myers.
Christina was born in Fort Myers on March 18, 1983 to Oliver Boyd and Melissa Regn Murray. Christina was a waitress for many years. She was a graduate of LaBelle High School.
Christina leaves behind her son; Colten Hunter Murray, parents; Oliver Boyd Murray and Melissa Gauss, sisters; Victoria Arthur, Heather Dawn Vazquez and Samantha Walker and many extended family members.
Celebration of Christina’s life will be held at 1 pm Saturday, February 17, 2018 in Community Harvest Worship Center, where Pastor Don Murray will officiate.
Cremation arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home – LaBelle.
Scott Duggins, age 62, of Clewiston, passed away February 8, 2018 in Clewiston.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston.