John Hopkins Becker
June 25 1935 – June 23 2017
John Hopkins Becker was born June 25 1935 in Landis, Cumberland County, New Jersey to Parents George O Becker and Mabel (Lodge) Becker. John had 2 brothers : James Rowland Becker and Donald L Becker.
John passed at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale Florida June 23 2017. He had been a longtime resident of nearby Lake Wales Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Donald, wife Anna, stepdaughter Robin Page and stepson John Kabina.
John Married Anna Catherine Housel Jan 30 1964 in Corpus Christi TX. John and Anna had one son Randy H Becker.
John was stepfather to John Kabina and Robin Lynne Page. He had more than 12 Grandchildren and More than 9 Great Grandchildren.
John had 3 daughters with his previous wife: Diana, Deborah and Donna.
He was a Dance Teacher, played guitar and organ, owned several different businesses in his life including a Bar, Gold Mine, and Auction House. He could build anything or fix anything. He has lived in many states including New Jersey, California, Arizona, Alaska and Florida.
MILITARY: He was transferred to Sarasota Fl to be assigned to Boot Training at San Diego California. After Boot Training he was assigned to U.S.S. Aircraft Carrier Intrepid. John was discharged honorably June 7 1958.
TEXT OF ARTICLE IN NEWSPAPER: While on Duty in the Mediterranean on U.S.S. Intrepid, The U.S.S Boxer was just ahead. The Prisoner on the boxer jumped overboard thinking he could escape and swim to shore. He could not and called for Help. John heard his voice calling, Jumped overboard and saved his life. The Captain of the Intrepid gave John a Citation and then pictures were taken.
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 http://www.cochranfuneralhomes.com
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
Louvenia Ezell Pepper
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