Obituaries May 24, 2012
May 24, 2012
Constance Irene Bodden
Constance Irene Bodden was born on May 14, 1916 in West Bay, Grand Cayman Island. She passed peacefully on May 7, 2012 with her loving granddaughter Kimberly Sullivan by her side. Connie was married to Donald Bertly Bodden for 62 years who passed away in 2002.
Connie always said that the happiest years of her life were spent raising her two children. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and a very talented cook, seamstress, and gardener. Connie was well known for her fish stew, red beans and potato cake.
Her brothers and sisters, Henry Hydes, Wyman Hydes, Lila Ebanks, Alva Panton, and her parents preceded her in death. She is survived by her loving son and daughter, Donald B. Bodden Jr. (Marlene) and Margaret Garcia (Bobby), cherished grandchildren, Kimberly Sullivan(Jerry), Erika Bodden, Robert Garcia and great grandchildren Kayla and Kyle Sullivan. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Connie was loved by her family and all who knew her and will be missed. Burial will take place in Miami, Florida. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center, FL.
Jane LaBate, 80, passed away on May 16, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 11 years Carroll Shaw; 3 sons, Michael, Edward, Paul; 1 daughter, Lisa and 3 grandchildren. Arrangements are under the direction of Cremations of Greater Tampa Bay, Inc.