Mary Elizabeth Dekle, age 75, of Winter Haven, FL passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 at Jackson Hospital in Marianna, FL Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 2:00 PM CST at Friendship Baptist Church in Malone, FL. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Mrs. Dekle was born in Malone, FL on August 31, 1943 to Shirley and Bessie Hayes Dekle. She leaves to cherish her memory, her siblings, Rev. Byron Dekle, Littleton Dekle, and Gloria Payne. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews. Mrs. Dekle was preceded in death by her parents, Shirley and Bessie Hayes Dekle; a sister, Francis Green; and a brother, Robert Dekle.