Joanie grew up in Moore Haven, FL, with her Grandparents, Harvey and Minnie Gothard-Etherton and her sister, Phyllis. She was predeceased by all three.
Joanie retired with Florida State, having worked with the Glades County Property Appraiser and the Collier County Correction Institute.
She is survived by her 5 children: Daus, Linda Nicholson, Bonnie Sealey and Chrystal Grace; and her sons, James and Joey Sealey. She is also survived by her two close friends, Martha Ratliff and Lilly Lampton. Graveside service at Oak Ridge Cem, Arcadia, FL, Monday, November 25th, 2019 at 10:00 AM.
June P. Whidden Coffey, age 68, of LaBelle, passed away November 14, 2019 in Lehigh Acres.
She was born Sep. 23, 1951 in Fort Myers, FL, to the late James Hardy and Violet June (White) Raulerson.
She was the Homecoming Queen at Immokalee High in 1969.
She retired after 30 years working as a Paralegal in Naples, FL., and also was involved in running the family business SWFL Drywall & Plastering.
She loved Bluegrass, Gospel, and Soul music, singing and playing guitar.
She was a great wife, mother and grandmother, and was a Saved Christian that loved the Lord.
Survivors include her husband: Kelly Coffey
two sons: William Griffin Whidden, Stephen Hardy Whidden
four step sons Joshua Coffey, Joseph Coffey, Jeremy Coffey and Jason Coffey
two step daughters: Jessica Coffey and Jennifer Coffey
one brother: James Hardy Raulerson Jr.
two sisters: Rose Raulerson Mason and Marie Raulerson Hays
Many Grandchildren, and 1 Great Grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Wayne Raulerson
The family will receive friends on Saturday November 23, 2019 from 9 to 10 AM at Cowboy Church Ministries 1330 Sears Road LaBelle, FL.
Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 10:00 am at Cowboy Church Ministries, LaBelle with Pastor Frank Dana officiating.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.
Steve W. Corbitt, age 65, of LaBelle and Immokalee, passed away peacefully on November 14, 2019 at home surrounded by family. He was born December 30, 1953 in Fort Myers, FL to the late Frank James Corbitt and late Eloise (Gay) Corbitt.
Being a farmer his whole life, Steve was an outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and airboating. He also loved cruising to Alaska and vacationing in the Florida Keys with his family. His greatest joy in life, however, came from being a loving husband, daddy, grandpa, brother, uncle, and friend. Steve was a charming character with an infectious personality and wild sense of humor. He would always leave you with a smile. He will be dearly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years: Shelly E. Corbitt, daughter: Krystie Corbitt (Lucas Pratt), sons: Cory (Kandice) Corbitt and Jory Corbitt, brothers: Bruce Corbitt and Calvin Corbitt, sisters: Kathy Corbitt Ford and Sarah Bambera and seven grandchildren: Marshall Corbitt, Eryn Corbitt, Morgan Corbitt, Macy Corbitt, Brayden Corbitt, Lilly Pratt, and Rylie Pratt. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Jimmy Corbitt, Jason Corbitt, Ralph Corbitt, and Baby Boy Corbitt.
Celebration of Steve's life will be held Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 11:00 am at Baptist Cemetery in Immokalee with Mike Howell officiating. Visitation is Tuesday November 19, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Akin-Davis Funeral Home in LaBelle.
Jose E. Herrera, age 73, of Miami, passed away November 11, 2019 in Miami.
He was born Nov. 20, 1945 in Matanzas, Cuba to the late Jose and the late Natalia (Lorenzo) Herrera Toraya. Jose married Hilida J. Feijoo, she preceded him in death. He worked as a machinist for many years in the boating industry. He was a loving husband, and father.
He is survived by his daughter and son and many extended family members.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston. Interment will be Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10-12 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston, FL.
Luis Andres Salas, age 27, of LaBelle, passed away November 10, 2019 in LaBelle.
He was born Jan. 26, 1992 in Cuba, to Luis Francisco Salas and Ana Ofelia Rodriguez.
Survivors include: His Parents
two brothers: Luis Felix Salas and Luis Orlando Salas
two sisters: Laydis Salas and Yanet Arguelles,
The family will receive friends on Friday November 22, 2019 from 6 to 8 PM at the Akin-Davis Funeral Home 560 E. Hickpochee Avenue LaBelle.