David M. Bull, Jr., age 87, of Alva, passed away November 24, 2018 in Alva.
He was born June 1, 1931, to the late David M. and Dahlia (Lee) Bull. David was a lifetime Alva resident and was selfless in service to his church and community. A lifelong member of Saint Luke's Church in Ft. Myers, he participated in the choir, vestry, search committees, diocesan committees and as church treasurer. He worked for Woodmen of the World for many years and was a cattleman and farmer. A longtime board member of the Alva Cemetery and the Alva Library Association, he served on many other associations and boards through the years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1956 and was an avid Gators fan to the end.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Connie, two sons: Allen Bull (Cindy) and Richard Bull (Pam), and two daughters: Katherine Howard (Steve) and Nancy Anne Derums (Matthew), grandchildren: Steven Jesse Howard (Saylah), Andrew David Howard, Elena Camille Bull, Jenny Bordeaux and great grandchild Jesslynn Howard.
Requiem mass will be held Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 10:00 am at Saint Luke's Church, Ft. Myers with Father Philip D. Read, II. officiating. Interment will follow at Alva Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Luke's Church, 2635 Cleveland Ave., Ft. Myers, FL 33901
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Fort Myers.
Elizabeth "Carol" Helms, 77 of Ortona, FL passed away Nov. 19, 2018 at Hope Hospice in Lehigh Acres, FL.
Carol was born in Ft. Meade, FL, Feb.4,1941, the daughter of Bascom Franklin Poole and Edrice Inez (Rivers) Poole.
She was preceded in death by son, Thomas Lee Hunter. She is survived by children, Frankie Binkley, Joel O'Neal (Tina), Marie Jaeger (Bruce), William O'Neal, Sharon Hendricks, and Terenia Fitzpatrick (Timothy), brothers, Jerry Poole, James Poole and sister Debbie Poole. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Carol worked hard to take care of her children until she became disabled. She loved to cook and play on her computer. She liked to sit on the porch with a cold "near beer" and reminisce. She loved the Lord in her own way and she will be sadly missed by family and friends.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.
Alice V Arthur, age 70, of Clewiston, passed away November 13, 2018 in Clewiston.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston.