John Hopkins Becker

June 25 1935 – June 23 2017


Ray L. Haynes, Sr.

Born: October 10, 1932
Died: December 30, 2015

Ray L. Haynes, Sr. of Lake Wales passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at his residence.

He was born October 10, 1932 in Catawba, NC; and he came here from North Carolina 53 years ago. He was a retired construction foreman from Freeman Decorating Co, a member of the Lighthouse of Hope Ministries in Lake Wales and was a veteran of Korea, serving in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed fishing, wood carving, family times and traveling.

Ray was preceded in death by his sons, Ray Lee Haynes, Jr. and Sonny Ray Haynes. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Faye I. Haynes; daughters, Reba Earls (Michael) of Edgewater, Kay Wright (Jeff) of Caser, NC, Elizabeth “Libby” Winters (Ray) of Catawba, NC, Theresa Barrett (Danny) of Vale, NC and Audrey O’Connor of Edgewater; sons, Frank Haynes (Faye) and James Haynes both of Lincolnton, NC, Burton Angold (Patty) and Billy Angold (Maria) both of Colorado; sister, Willie Wilson of Catawba, NC; 23 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the Lighthouse of Hope Ministries with Pastor Havier Figueroa and Pastor Ed Jordan officiating.

Obituary for Maybel Henry

Mabel Isbelle Henry, age 90, of Acworth, Ga, passed away Monday, July 9, 2007 at Heritage Health Care Of Blue Ridge, Georgia. Mabel was born Sunday, March 4, 1917 in Union County Georgia to the late William Albert Evans and the late Jenny Margaret Gilbert. She helped to found the united female workers union in Baltermore, Md and had recieved several rewards for her work. Mabel was a member of the United Methodist Church Of Kennesaw, GA. She enjoyed croching, knitting, gardening and crafting.

Mabel was preceded in death by husband Arthur Henry, and daughter, Joan Jacquline Clark.

Survivors include: grandson, Llewellyn John Clark, grandson, Gregory Earl Clark, granddaughter, Shelva Diane Taylor, grandson, Marcus Samuel Clark, five great grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter, brother, Earl Evans, and sister, Abby Stokes.

A graveside service will be at held Rolling Hills Memorial Garden Cemetery, in Acworth, Georgia on Thursday, July 12, 2007 at 1:00 P.M.

The Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, Georgia is in charge of arrangements. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at

Obituary for Catherine Pepper

Web Site Designer LAKE WALES — Mrs. Catherine M “Star Spider Dancing” Pepper of Lake Wales died of heart failure Monday (Oct. 20, 2003) at home. She was 69.Born in Loma Linda, Calif., on March 17, 1934, she came to Lake Wales from Rochester, N.Y., 26 years ago. She was an Internet Web site host, designer and writer for many Native American culture ogranizations. She followed Native American religious tradition and teachings.Mrs. Pepper is survived by her husband, Jack E. Pepper; daughters, Amy Miller, Hilton, N.Y., Christina Armsden, Illinois, Carol Armsden, Rochester, N.Y., Lisbeth Reidel, Cocoa, Mary-Faye Becker, Ellijay, Ga.; sons, Reg Armsden, Rochester, Jason Armsden, Dawsonville, Ga.; stepdaughters, Megan Corrado, Clermont, Marcy Hilton, Groveland; sister, Faye Haynes, Lake Wales; brother, L. John Clark, Blue Ridge, Ga.; 17 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Johnson Funeral Home, 322 N. Scenic Highway, Lake Wales. Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home chapel.


Published in Ledger on Oct. 23, 2003

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Louvenia Ezell Pepper

LOUVENIA EZELL PEPPER, 92 Homemaker LAKELAND – Louvenia E. Pepper, 92, widow of Elder Robert (Bob) O. Pepper, died of cardiac failure at the home of one of her children in Lakeland on April 10, 2007. Born June 28, 1914 in Lee, Florida, she was a resident of Hardee County for 78 years prior to her and Bob moving to Lakeland in 1996. Survivors include her son, Jack E. Pepper of Ft. Meade; her daughter, Sue P. Albritton and husband Kale of Lakeland, her daughter, Beth P. Cotney and husband Fred of Lakeland; 8 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and many beloved extended-family grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 12 at Robarts Family Funeral Home, Wauchula, Florida at 4:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 500 S. Missouri Ave., Suite 500, Lakeland, Florida 33815. Robarts Family Funeral Home, Wauchula 863-773-9773
Published in Ledger on Apr. 11, 2007

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Anna Catherine Housel Becker August 4 1934 – July 15 2012

Llewellyn John Clark  – May 3 1903 – March 15th 2007

Taras Kushnir – December 10 1936 – March 19th 2007

Jason Hewitt Armsden – August 14 1961 – April 10 2007

Lisbeth Anne Armsden – February 14 1963 – December 12 2007


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