Obituaries

Ethel Ann Miller, 73

April 19, 2012

Funeral Service for Ethel Ann Miller age 73 years a resident of  Florida Court and formerly of Arthurs Town Cat Island  will be held on Saturday 21st April  2012,  10:00a.m. at St Agnes Anglican Church, Baillou Hill Road. Officiating will be Rev'd  Fr Neil Nairn and Rev'd Cannon Warren Rolle.  Interment will be made in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F Kennedy Drive.
Left to cherish her wonderful memories here on earth are her: Nine Children: Karen, Dale, Mark, Louis, Kevin, Sean, Boyd, Janelle and Tamla, Twenty-One Grandchildren: Romel, Velliceia, Ebony, Quinderia, Tori, Shemica, Kayvonna, Ken Jr., Keva, Jamie, Denaj, Mark Jr. Torran, Dale Jr., Brandon, Rajia, Travis, Kevin Jr., Derick, Kenesha and Devon;  Three Great-Grandchildren: Lakazia, Z'nae and Jasmine; One Brother: Harold Miller Seven Sisters, Joyce Miller, Melvina Bonomy, Betty Reckley, Kaye Forbes, Donna Miller, Fayedora Miller and Ida Miller One Aunt:  Gertlene Miller,  Three Daughters-In laws: Velvy Rose, Sherry Rose and Sadonie Nairn One Son-In-Law: Lubert Josue, Two Brothers - In-Law: Anthony Forbes and Daniel Reckley, One Sister - In- Law: Saralee Miller,  Two Grand Sons - In- Laws: Lindrick Douglass & Perdo Rogby; Nieces: Kerry, Clover, Kaylene, Candida, Inga, Teneisha, Kayshanna, Barbara, Melody, Caro, Andrea, Henrietta, Janet, Gercle, Tracey, Joy and Lawonda & Family; Nephews: Barry & Family, Christopher & Family, Kingsly, Godfrey, Donavon, Lealdo & Family, Lance & Family, Melvin Jr., Ramon & Family, Nikos, Santino, Stephen, Doyle & Family, Novardo, Alex, Jordan, Sharron, Shamal, Sharad, Perry, Keith and Charles. One God-Son: Leanardo Aritis, Cousins: Children of the late Rebecca Williams, Rose LaCroix and Family, Family of the late Birde Farah, The late Avis Armbrister & Family, The Larrimore Family, Edris Miller & Family, Family of the late Evangeline Gibson, Family of the late Doris Newbold, Family of the late Daisy Baillou, Christine Green & Family, Marcus Storr & Family, Lynden & Angel Hepburn, Larry & Family, Idamae Dumcombe & Family, Hiram & Felix Larrimore, Barbra Holder, Naomi Pinder & Family, Gloria Riley & Family, Samuel Miller & Family, Charlie Miller & Family, Pat and Fr. Rex Seymour, The Dean Family, The late Bill and Roy Dean. Other Relatives & Friends:    Overseer Helen McPhee, Latasha Collie & Family, Melane Russell & Family, Beverly Cooper & Family, Glendia Huyler & Family, Kirk Beneby & Family, Jerry Smith & Family, Donita Pickering & Family, Margret Morley & Family , Clint Williams & Family, Randy,Gloria Stuart, , Sherel Miller & Family, Daniel Russell, Crystal Johnson, Sean (Poboy), Douglass Taylor, Tony Cadet, Pandora Charlton, Shelly Bullard-Rolle, Heather Evans & Family, Irene Sawyer & Family, Shorn Lightfoot & Family, Linda Hall & Family, Omena (mama) Adderley & Family, Carlen Dessomes, Ethera Pyfrom & Family, Rosalee Sweeting & Family , Eric Smith Jr., Barette & Lavette Smith, Patrice Colebrook, Gordon Tomlins, Clayton Miller, Brent Burrows &Family, Jenifer Johnson, Lindsy Aritis & Family, Sylvia Musgrove & Family, Corene Saunders & Family, Yvonne Murray & Family, Gloria Rose-Culmer & Family, Mercy Albury & Family, Leonard Adderley & Family, The Campbells, The Isaacs-Storr, Ms. Clarenda & Family and thers too numerous to mention..
Special thanks to Dr. Raleigh Butler, Dr. Christine Chin, Dr. Madline Joseph, Patrice Nairn, The Staff of Accident & Emergency Dept, Staff of NAD Finance Dept. Staff of Nassau Flight Services, Staff of The Royal Bahamas Defence Force, The All Saints Church Family, The Agape F.G.B.Church Family, The Salvation Army Church Family, The Staff of Bahamas National Drug Agency, Father Warren Rolle & Family, The Florida Court Family, The Arthurs Town Community.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Cedar Crest Funeral Home, Robinson Road & First Street on Friday  from 12:00 noon to 6:00p.m. and  at  the church on Saturday from 9:00a.m. until service time.

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Christopher Taylor, 51

April 19, 2012

Funeral Service for Christopher Taylor, age 51 years a resident of Oxford Avenue, Nassau East will be held Saturday 21st April  2012,  11:00a.m. at Christ Community  Church, Bellott Road. Officiating will be Pastor Elvin Taylor assisted by other Ministers.  Cremation will follow.
He will forever be remembered and cherished in the hearts of his parents Rev. Dr. Clayton & Carmeta Taylor; estranged wife, Stella Taylor and family; his son Duran Taylor Jr.;  2 Grandsons, Isaaic & Duran Taylor,  3 sisters, Mrs Brenda Cargill, Max and Marcel Taylor; 1 brother-in-law Adrian Cargill Sr. 1 Niece Miquisha Cargill (Houston), 2 Nephews Dr. Adrian Cargill,Jr. & Christie Cargill & Ayden Cargill. Aunts/Uncles: Prophetess Thelma Helen Duncanson &Family ;  Alvine & James Gay  & Family, Elra & Errol Ward & Family; Velna Burrows & Family; Janet Taylor & Family; Elton Carlis Taylor & Family; Eddins Taylor & Family; Limus &Augusta Taylor & Family; Elvin & Donell  Taylor & Family; Flexie & Ronald Jones & Family; Great Grand Aunt Mrs. Dorothy Johnson,( Brooklyn, N.Y).;  Fletcher Miller & Glenda Ammon (Brooklyn N.Y); Donna/Everette Taneale.  Baltimore & Andrea & Family, Georgia; Purchasing Dept.,B.E.C.; Whitney Stubbs; Michael & Bernadette Saunders; Warren & Audry; Mrs Gloria Reid & Phylicia; Glenda Hepburn; Daron Hepburn; Jennie & Leon Edwards & family; Francis Clarke; Cynthia Dean & Family; Karen Higgs ,Peter, Alexander, Robert & Miriam Merritt ( Hollywood, Fla); Shirley Rolle of Atlanta, Georgia;  Drs. Blake & Ancela Blakely of Baltimore;  Joseph Harris & Family;  Mr & Mrs Alton Cargill & Family;  Ms Peggy Pinder Portia & Family; Maude Cartwright & family;Rev Joseph Thompson & family,Johnilee & Prophetess,Carnetta Fergurson, Rev Fredrick & Pamela Stubbs & family, Rev Carla Culmer & Wesley Methodist Church family: Pastor Rudolph Cooper & the Emmanuel  Baptist Church, & the Balmn in Gilead  Ministry & family; Cynthia Brown & Family; Marilyn Munroe & Family; Bernie, Travis Edwards, Megan Clarke; Geneva Pinder & Family and others too numerous to mention.

Instead of floral contributions, donations may be sent to the Educational fund for Duran and Isaac Taylor c/o Royal Bank of Canada, main Branch Account # 701-7056

In Celebration of Christopher's spirit in life the family has suggested that bright colors be worn to the service.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Cedar Crest Funeral Home, Robinson Road & First Street on Friday from 12:00 noon to 6:00p.m. and  at  the church on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until to service time.

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Edith Gwendolyn Rolle, 87

April 19, 2012

Funeral Service for Edith Gwendolyn Rolle, age 87 years a resident of  Abraham Street, St James Road and formerly of Mangrove Cay, Andros will be held Saturday 21st April  2012,  12:00 noon at New Lively Hope Baptist Church, Jerome and Chesapeak Avenue. Officiating will be Rev'd Hilbert Flowers, Rev'd James Pennerman, Minister Paula Moncur assisted by other Ministers.  Interment will be made in Old Trail Cemetery, Old Trail Road.
Left with cherish memories are her 3 sons Granik, Anthony & Nelson Rolle, 8 Grandchildren, Janet Johnson, Aniska and Mark Cunningham, Diana and Owen Forbes, Lakeisha and Tony  Ferguson, Greneka and Nekesha Rolle, , Mario Rolle, Jamaal and Raquel Rolle Johnson,  8 Great Grandchildren Andre and Alexander Forbes, Mark Jr, Andre and Gabbie Cunningham, Tonisha, Antonio and Grace Ferguson, 2 daughters in law Eulamae and Juliette Rolle, 3 sisters Rita Clarke of Mangrove Cay Andros, Pearline Green, and Alice Green Harris,of Brownville Florida, 1 sister in law Bernetta Green of Lakeland Florida, 19 nieces Naomi Deveaux, Martha Jones, Princess Campbell, Elizabeth McDonald, Eriamae Saunders, Annamae Archer, Lilly Blatch, Leanna Clarke, Queenie Butler Barry, Esther Green, Roslyn Green, Sandra Perry, Dianna and Yvonne Green, Virginia, Firstina, Laurine, Irene Green, 11 nephews William Green, Prince Albert Rolle, Cecil, Charles, Philip Major, Bennett and Fred Green, Edward and Anthony Clarke, Tyrone and Oscar Dean, and other relatives and friends including Leona McCartney, Joan Bowe, Bishop Lerodney Rolle, Kathleen Fritz, Geletha Rolle, Annie Gilbert, Zelma and Hazel Rolle, Curlena Thompson Forbes, Barry Kemp & family, Colette Morley, Mary Hanna & family, Lovely Rolle & family, Minister Rupert Rigby & family, Carnie Gibson & family, Bishop Sam Green & family, Minister Edward Humes & family, Yvette Jordan & family, Willamae Farrington & family, Yvonnie Miller & famil, Ingrid Bonamy & the entire Simon family, Abraham Rolle & family, The family of the late Negville Moxey, Harriet Cooper & family, the St James Road, Five Pound Lot community, the entire community of Mangrove Cay Andros and others too numerous to mention.Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Cedar Crest Funeral Home, Robinson Road & First Street on  Friday from 12:00 noon to 6:00p.m. and  at  the church on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until to service time.

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Remembering Champ Cleveland 'KO' Parris

April 16, 2012

One of the most compelling boxers in Bahamian history has passed away.When he died recently and his burial was scheduled for April 13 at the Most Holy Trinity Anglican Parish in Stapledon Gardens, Cleveland 'KO' Parris was 74 and an almost forgotten sports figure.

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John T. McCartney, 73

April 12, 2012

Funeral service for Dr. John T. McCartney, 73 yrs., a resident of Easton, Pennsylvania & formerly of Nassau, Bahamas, who died on 28th March, 2012, will be held at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Baillou Hill & Wulff Roads, on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Officiating will be Canon Basil Tynes, assisted by Fr. Enrique McCartney. Interment follows in Western Cemetery, Nassau Street.

Left to cherish his memories and celebrate his life of passion and purpose are: Wife: Leona Janet McCartney; Son: Dr. John N. McCartney; Adopted Daughter: Anja MossSon in Law: Dwayne Moss; Sisters: Ellen Rosemary McCartney, Patricia Goz of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Pauline Wallace- Saunders of Miramar, Florida; Brothers: Dr. James McCartney, Reginald McCartney of Brooklyn, New York, Wilfred McCartney; Lifelong Friends and Brothers: Mr. Lindop McPhee, Attorney Anthony Thompson and Mr. Nathanial Arthur; Nieces and Nephews: Tanya McCartney, Dr. Lisa Bazin (Hans), Dr. Christin Peterson (Keith), Bridgette and Jahan Johnson, Fr. Enrique McCartney (Brenda), Juan McCartney, Erica Murphy (Milton) of Dallas Texas, Khadeja Goz, Arkangelo and Essengo Goz of Tulsa Oklahoma, James Jr., Matthew and Dr. Francinia McCartney, Jereme Wallace ( Latasha) of Kentucky USA, Tiffany and Jenece Wallace, Melvin Jefferson and JoNell Saunders of Miramar Florida, Kwame McCartney (Kay) of Brooklyn New York, Patricia Farrington, Cindy Thompson, Cassandra Gordon, Marjorie Johnson, Gina Darville, Kim & Patrice Greene, Joan Delancey, Eugenie Ellis, Andronike Greene, Deborah Greene DeGourney, Angela Greene Sawyer, Shirley Greene, Hazel Chea, Helen Newbold, Patricia Burrows and Tera Rahming, John Neely, Raymond Rolle, Glen, Cleveland, John, Sterling, Wayde, Spencer, Ian, Al, Shawn, Ernest and Gregory Greene, Joseph Moxey, Rudy, Mark and Raymond Greene, Jere Bowe, Jeffrey, Jason, Eugene and Jomar Greene, Dr. Melvin Rahming and John "Money" Greene.Sisters in Law: Norma McCartney, Sheralyn McCartney, and Joan Bowe. Brothers in Law: Dr. John A. Johnson, Arkangelo Goz of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Peter Saunders of Miramar, Florida. Cousins: Ena and Constance McCartney, Beulah Dean, Mrs. Brenda Carey of Tarpum Bay Eleuthera, Percilla King, Ronald, Kenneth, Kirk Freddie and Henry Jean McCartney, Norma - Lee Johnson and family, Bessie Mae Grant and family, Bryl Moss and family, Marilyn Munroe and family, Godfrey Major and Wilfred Major and James Major of Tarpum Bay Eleuthera, Burton Smith and Family, Gloria Smith and Family, James Edwin Smith and Family, Mrs. Gweneth Munnings, Mrs. Helen Smith, Mr. James, Archie and Lorenza Carey, Ms. Clementine Carey-Butler, Dr. Timothy McCartney, William and Clinton McCartney , Ann Cancino, Mavis Bowe, Cora Mae Major and Joan Adderley , Mr. Marcus Cooper, Deputy Commissioner of Police Quinn McCartney, Charles and Maud McCartney, The children of the late Vivian Moss and The entire McCartney Family Association. Other Relatives and Friends: Sir. Arlington Butler, Mr. Charles Fawkes, Lionel and Wallis Carey, The Faculty and Staff of Lafayette College in particular the Government and Law Department, Dr. Rex Ahene, Dr. Gladstone Hutchinson, Mr. Paul Panto, The Faculty and Staff of the College of the Bahamas including Mr. Michael Stevenson, Dr. Ian Strachan, Jessica Minnis, Dr. Olivia Saunders. Fr. James Moultrie and the St. Matthews Anglican Parish staff, Shirley and Leo Woods, Miss. Nicey Brown, Mr. Malcolm Adderley, Mr. Arthur Hamilton, Mr. Peter Sturrup, Mrs. Esmerelda Rutherford, Mrs. Mary Johnson, The residents of Hepburn's Alley and Andros Avenue and a host of other relatives and friends.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 10-6:00 p.m. on Friday & on Saturday from 9-12:00 noon & at the church from 1:00 p.m. until service time.

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Sylvia Maria Culmer, 84

April 12, 2012

Funeral service for Sylvia Maria Culmer, 84 yrs., a resident of Nassau Village & formerly of Victoria Point, Mangrove Cay, Andros, who died on 26th March, 2012, will be held at Ebenezer Mission Baptist Church, Charles Vincent Street, on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. Charles Culmer, assisted by Rev. Dr. Jeffery Deleveaux, Rev. Dr. Lockwood Deleveaux, Bishop Trevor Williamson, Rev. Dr. Stanley Ferguson & Rev. Dr. Michael Symonette. Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.Cherished Memories will be held by: Her 4 sons: The Walking Bible Rev. Dr. Charles Culmer [Pastor of the Foresight Baptist Church] Lorenzo & Michael Culmer, Rubin Johnson. 4 daughters: Elder Patricia Warner, Dorothy, Marsha & Charlene Culmer. Grandchildren: Alisha, Charles, Philip & Antoine, Abigail, Aviana Culmer from Jacksonville Florida. Georgette, Antionette, Sapphire, Lorenda, Marco, Antonio, Romeo, Pricilla, Frankieto, Robert & Damian Culmer, Sophia & Timothy Dorsett, Kenica, Kendicka & Kendesha Hepburn, Osborne, Waldon and Raquel Warner, Alexandria, Deandria, Ruben Jr. Shante, Keshaun and Christina Johnson, Ebony, Brittany Jayde, Cherilyn, Jeffery & Desmond. Numerous great grand children. Two Sisters: Zelma and Hazel Rolle. One Brother: Kenneth Rolle of Orlando Florida. Daughters in law: Prophetess Rev. Iris & Marilyn Culmer, Willimae Johnson. Nieces: Margaret, Marilyn, Ann, Carolyn, Melonie, Claudette, Samantha, Venus, Christine and Fredericka Wilson. Miriam, Estelle, Rette, Geraldine, Rosemary, Elizabeth, Maxine Rolle, Monica, Keisha, Dean, Corral and Sylvia of Orlando Florida. One sister in law: Marion Rolle, Adopted Grand Children: Kenwin Ingraham Sr. Dari Marshall, Sherry Bullard, Christine, Charlton, and Vejay Ramater. Grand Nieces and Grand Nephews, Friends and other relatives including: The Foresight Baptist Church Family, Bishop Trevor and Firstlady Williamson & Trinity Full Gospel Baptist Church Family, The Bain & Grants Town and Hospital Lane Family, Caroline Johnson & Uncor Global Security Family, B.T.V.I. Management and Stuff, Madge & June Munroe, Sandra Moss, & family, Inez Swan, Renee Darling, Marian Culmer, Yvonne Carey, Pasty John, Orane Morris, Louella Bowe, Elisha Forbes, Donna Rolle, Evang. Garnet Brown and Family, Kim & Willie Moss, O Brian Family, Rev. Vaughn P. Miller, Anthonys Grill Family, Louise McKinney and family, Peal Huyler Strachan and family, Kenneth Hepburn and Family, Whydham Housekeeping Family. Marilyn Wallace, Ervin Hewitt. Mrs. Geraldine Ferguson & Family, The Morning Star Baptist Association Family, The Nurses & Doctors of P.M.H. Friends may pay their last respects at Foresight Baptist Church, Nassau Village, on Friday from 10-5:00 p.m. & on Saturday at the church from 11:00 a.m. until service time.

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Idell Jane Brown, 90

April 12, 2012

Funeral service for Matriarch Idell Jane Brown, 90 yrs., a resident of Adelaide Gardens & formerly of Betsy Bay, Mayaguana, who died on 29th March, 2012, will be held at Zion Baptist Church, East & Shirley Streets, on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. T. G. Morrison, assisted by Rev. Anthony A. Sampson, Bishop Simeon Hall & other associate Ministers, Deacons & Evangelists. Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
Left to cherish her memories are: Five Sons: Reubin, Neutal Rolle, Charles Brown, Anthony Brown, and Andrew Brown; Four Daughters: Carolyn Barr, Paulette Dixon, Esther Johnson; and Daphne Hanna; Twenty Two Grand Children: Bernadette Barr, Det. Corp #470 Leonard Barr, George McCartney, Miguel, Adrian Shavaha,Terez & Latoya Rolle, Det. Corp #472 Abdel Dixon, Avard & Atara Dixon, Ryan, Antonia & Erica Brown, Julian & Rosheka Johnson, Anwar & Christopher Bethel, Giovanni, Hakeem & Andrea Brown; Six Great Grand Children: Lynae Barr & Lahliah Barr, Aiden & Amari' Dixon, Gizelle & Keeano Brown; Two Brothers: Evangelist Laban Brown & Arthur Brown; One Sister: Joanna Brown; Two Daughters-In-Law: Nursing Officer Carmita Rolle & Elizabeth Brown; One Son- In-Law:Christoff Hanna; Two Sisters-In-Law: Monica Brown & Emmeritta Brown; One Grand Daughter-In-Law: Keisha Bethel; One God Child:Charles Higgins; Caregivers: Rosliene Jean & Clercila Joseph; Numerous Nieces & Nephews Including: Barbara Smith & Family, Idella Taylor & Family, Allan Brown & Family, Kingsley Black & Family, Nursing Officer Caffine Brice & Family, Nursing Officer Eugolia Brown & Family, Queen Russel & Family, Greta Brown & Family, Leroy Collie & Family, Nursing Officer Ruthmae Collie & Family. A Host Of Other Relatives And Friends Including: Rev T .G. & Mrs Roy Anne Morrison & Family, Bishop Simeon & Minister Linda Hall & Family, Rev Trajean & Minister Rhonda Jadorette, Rev & Mrs Wilton Strachan & Family, Rev & Mrs Joseph Thompson & Family, Rev & Mrs Eldmond King & Family, Hon. Mr. Tennyson Wells, Hon Mr. Sidney Collie & Family, Hon Mrs Glenys Hanna Martin & Family, Mrs Alqueenia Pratt & Family, Joy & Terrell Brown & Family, Raymond Resslio, Mrs Sylvia Wallace & Family, Mrs Joyce Hanna & Family,The Mayaguana Community, The Joan's Heights Community, Staff members from The Office of The Judiciary, Adelaide Primary School, Learning Resources Unit, Ministry of Works, Doctor's Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital, Human Resources, Accident & Emergency Department, Princess Margaret Hospital, Zion Baptist Church, East & Shirley Streets, New Covenant Baptist Church and The New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Families.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 10-6:00 p.m. on Friday & on Saturday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until service time.

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Cornelius Benjamin Bowleg, 85

April 12, 2012

Funeral service for Cornelius Benjamin "Tola" Bowleg, 85 yrs., a resident of Mastic Point, Andros, who died on 26th March, 2012, will be held at Mary Madgeline Anglican Church, North Mastic Point, Andros, on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be The Rev'd Fr. Jude Edomwonyi, asisted by Canon John Clarke. Interment follows in the Church's Cemetery.
Left to cherish his memories are: His devoted wife: Elizabeth Bowleg; Four Daughters: Gertrude Flowers, Janemea Woodside, Cetta and Coral Bowleg; Four Sons: Herman Thompson, Jimmy, Vincent, and Brian Bowleg; Thirteen Granddaughters: Maria Colebrooke, Andrea, Marilyn, Shannell, Brianique and Vincenette Bowleg, Rosanell and Jenette Forbes, Crystal and Yvonne Rolle, Marvalina, Isadora and Oralee Woodside; Eleven Grandsons: Neville Sands, Christopher and David Flowers Jr., Prince, Albert and Ivan Forbes, Oneil Bowleg, Oral Jr. and Ulrick Woodside, Virmeano, Linkwood and Alonzo Bowleg; Numerous Great Grandchildren: Especially Dedrick, Jonathon, David, Kevin, T.J., Dante', David J, Marco, Tyron, Ashley, Livingchia, Dejanae, Stephanie, Jala, Erica, Nikava and Temetria; Two Sons in Law: David Flowers Sr. and Oral Woodside Sr.; Two Daughters in Law: Winifred Thompson, and Carmelia Pinder-Bowleg; One Uncle in Law: Samuel Martin of Freeport, G.B.; One Sister in Law: Margaret Pinder; Two Brothers in Law: Aaron Russell of Exuma, and Jonathan Russell of Nassau; Numerous Nieces and Nephews: Including Gayle and Michael Knowles, Hilton and June Bowleg of Freeport, G.B., Jennie Hyler and Family, Iris, Alice, Hilton and Insalette Bowleg and their families, Beatrice Gould, Vernita Mackey, Deborah Burnside, Lenora and Freda Smith and their families, Margaret Woodside and family, Henry, Alburne, Terrance, and Ronald Oliver and their families, Murline and Rachel Rolle and family, Sislyn Bowleg and family, Edison Colebrooke and family, Kirklyn Bowleg Rolle and family, Naomi Bowleg Woodside and family, Bertram, Clarence and Ellen Bowleg and family; A Host of Other family and friends including: Vincent, Philip and Alberta Simms and family, Patricia Woodside, Mr. Carlton Bowleg President of the Northern Star Burial Society, Erma Colebrooke and family, Joseph and Esther Rolle and family, Francetta Johnson, Sunkin and Sylvia Mackey and their family, Paulette Ingraham, Maurice and Antoinette Williams and family, Frank and Karen Smith and family, Hiram and Esther Larrimore and family, the Pickstocks, Martins, Olivers, Fowlers, Storrs, Rolle, Woodside, Munnings families of Mastic Point, the Community of North and South Mastic Point, the Lowe Sound and Red Bays North Andros, and all doctors and nurses of Male Surgical 2 P.M.H.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 1-6:00 p.m. on Thursday & on Friday at the church in Andros from 3:00 p.m. until service time.

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Lauretta Maude Rolle, 86

April 12, 2012

Funeral service for Evangelist Prophetess Lauretta Maude Rolle, 86 yrs., a resident of Tarus Court & formerly of Old Bight, Cat Island, who died on 30th March, 2012, will be held at St. James Native Baptist Church, St. James Road, on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Bishop Dr. Michael Symonette, assisted by Pastor Pandora Ingraham. Interment follows in St. James Cemetery.Left to cherish her memories are her Daughters: Evangelist Eleanor Burrows, Deaconess Theresa Strachan, Margaret Sweeting, Barbara Rolle, Glendora Hart, Archerlean Brown and Clara Rolle, sons: Charles, Prophet Christopher, Hamrick, Elvis and Paul Rolle, grandchildren: Rommell and Zhirvago Burrows, Samantha Forbes, Keshie Roach, Anishka Hart, Mario Elliot, Errol Clarke, Natasha Duncombe, Sonia, Kendra, Dennis Benson Kevin, Stephen Strachan, Reeshemah, Clement, Shelton, Shevette Rolle, Levardo,Tamara , Jermaine, Jamaal, Kovic Brown, Roshanda Rolle-Knowles, Shanner Hilton Rolle, Judith Rolle, Paul Jr., Nicole Fanny, Catherine Rolle, Tina Ferguson, Christina, Jeffrey and Christopher Sweeting, Rosell Hart-Joseph, Melissa and Ressa Hart, Christopher Duncombe, 100 Great great grands, 1 great grand aunt, Adline Ambrister, sisters-in-law, Clara Lindsey, Beatrice Seymour, Rochelle Rolle, Freeport, Grand Bahama, Inell Archer, Ft. Pierce, Fla, 1 brother-in-law James Pratt, sons-in-law: Prince Burrows, Solomon Strachan, Godfrey Sweeting, James Brown, Deacon Rudolph Hart and Ruben Rolle, 3 daughter-in-laws, Beverley, Edna and Denise Rolle, nieces: Betty Williams, Delores Farrington, Judith Hepburn, Pauline Bowe, Ruby Thompson, Sheryl Simmons, Mannetta Smith, Marie Russell, Karen Rolle, Maureen Archer, nephews: Locksley, Kirklin and Uriel Johnson, Kendis Archer and Ted Strachan.
Adopted children: Leroy Mackey, Jonathon Dorsette, Dwight Knowles, Brian Rolle, Wendy Rolle, Christopher Brown, Erica Brown and Adline Burrows. Other Relative and Friends including: Sister Olive Dawkins Rolle, Winifred Rolle, Julia Armbrister, Eleazer Rolle, Monica Hart, Eleanora Rolle, Lily Armbrister, Princess Styles, Rosebell Rolle, Carlton Rolle, Getta Rolle, Eugie Godet- Seymour, Emerald Brown, Delore Poitier Sister Brice, Brave Davis, Isabella Burrows, Geleta Burrows, Ralda Williams and the entire community of Old Bight, Cat Island.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 10-6:00 p.m. on Friday & on Saturday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until service time.

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Stephen Ortlow Sands, 49

April 12, 2012

Funeral service for Stephen Ortlow "Sow / Big Six" Sands, 49 yrs., a resident of Savannah Sound, Eleuthera who died on 25th March, 2012, will be held at Mother Bethel AME Church, Savannah Sound, Eleuthera, on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Winifred Gibson-Williams, assisted by Pastor George Clarke Jr. & Rev. Dr. Ranford Patterson. Interment follows in Savannah Sound Public Cemetery, Eleuthera.Left to cherish his memories are his 2 daughters: Latalka Sands & Ajoa Kelly; 1 stepson: Daryl Bridgewater ; 3 grandchildren: Cameron, Mario & Calae; sisters: Assistant Administrator Margarett Symonette of Rock Sound, Eleuthera, Mrs. Winifred Hall of Rock Sound, Eleuthera, Ms. Mary Culmer of Nassau, Ms. Alva & Adriann Culmer of Savannah Sound, Eleuthera; 4 brothers: Able Seaman Luther Culmer of Nassau, Marine Seaman Reno Culmer of Nassau, Douglas Culmer of Exuma & John Sands of Savannah Sound, Eleuthera; 5 aunts: Mrs. Ida Rahming of Nassau, Mrs. Annis Antrobus of Savannah Sound, Rev. Marina Sands of Nassau, Mrs. Wilma Bullard of Harbour Island & Mrs. Eleanor Bullard of Nassau; 2 uncles: Mr. Wilfred Sands of Rock Sound & Mr. William Bullard of Harbour Island; nieces: Nursing Sister Maria Hall-Mackey, Marguerite Butler, Nadine Rolle, Sheena Thompson, Yolanda Major, Nurse Cleopatra Symonette, Sharmilla Symonette, Shereka Sands, Danielle Culmer, Shakia McPhee, Troyann & Tatyana Knowles & Montoya Deal; nephews: Lamar Symonette, Cedric Hall Jr., Valentino Hall, John & Jordon Sands, Ryan Ferguson, Martin Culmer Jr., Dario McPhee, Douglas Culmer Jr., Kevin Santiago, Antonio Hanna Jr. & Tyler Sealey; grandnieces & nephews: Lakera, Ashlyn, Jayden, Savannah, Shaniece, Deangelo, Chrislyn Curling Jr., Rashad, Shandia, Shaniqua, Prince Jr., Tyiesha, Takeo, Tashon, Shamiah, Manarge, Cedric III, Nathan, Justice, Ricardo, Willow, Waldaysha, Brittany, Rickell, Ciarra, Lamar Jr. & Thaj; brothers-in-law: Mr. Cleveland Symoette & Rev. Cedric Hall both of Rock Sound, Eleuthera; sisters-in-law: Mrs. Berniece Sands of Savannah Sound, Mrs. Vanria Culmer, Mrs. Patricia Culmer both of Nassau, Mrs. Janeth Culmer of Exuma; other relatives & friends: Mr. Walter Curtis of Nassau, Mr. Dougie Smith of Rock Sound, Mr. Godfrey Johnson of Nassau, Mr. Eardley Sands of Nassau, Mr. Danny Sands of Nassau, Mr. Dexter Sands of Rock Sound, Eleuthera, Mr. Kenneth, Gary & Ivan Sands, Mrs. Olivia Albury, Ruth Fawkes, Carol Sands, Mrs. Hattie Moncur, Ms. Vernetta & Virginia Sands all of Nassau, Mr. Sam & Garfield Sands, Mrs. Willamae Sands of Nassau, Mrs. Alafair Berkel of Florida, Ms. Dovis Berkel of Nassau, Ms. Sheila Berkel, Mr. & Mrs. Franklyn Major, Sherry, Melverne, Donna, Francis & Generosa Berkel, Mr. Arthur Sands of Grand Bahama, Ms. Sonja Thompson & Ms. Esther, Ms. Bricillia Kelly & Chet Kelly, Mr. Richard Kelly of Florida, Mrs. Olivia Symonette & family of Rock Sound & a host of other relatives & friends including: the Dr. & staff of the Rock Sound Clinic, the community of Rock Sound & Savannah Sound, Eleuthera & the Dr. & staff of Governor's Harbour Clinic.Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 1-6:00 p.m. on Thursday & on Friday at the church in Eleuthera from 3:00 p.m. until service time on Saturday.

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Elva Magdalene Knowles nee Burrows, 94

April 12, 2012

Elva Magdalene Knowles nee Burrows age 94 years, resident of Jerome Avenue, Pyfrom's Addition, formerly of Mangrove Bush, Long Island died at her home peacefully on Thursday April 5th, 2012.

Funeral service for Elva Magdalene Knowles will be held on Saturday, April 14th, 2012 at 10:00a.m. at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Shirley and Church Streets.  Officiating will be Rev. Fr. Crosley Walkine, assisted by Venerable Archdeacon James Palacious, Rev. Dr. James B. Moultrie and Deacon Lynden Douglas.  Interment will follow in St. Matthew's Cemetery, Church Street.
 Elva was predeceased by her husband: Thaddaeus Jerome Knowles; her sons: Thaddaeus Jerome Knowles, Jr. and Ashland Nathias Knowles; and her daughter: Diane Elizabeth Knowles.
 Left to cherish her memories are her three daughters: Joan (Vannie) and Yvonne Knowles and Lois Hollis; her five sons: Perry , Basil, Llewelyn (Luey) , Michael and Gary Knowles; one step-daughter: Marjorie Treco; five daughters-in-law: Rosemarie, Phyllis, Marlena, Joan and Vidalia Knowles ; one-step-son-in-law: Herbert Treco; one sister-in-law: Geneva Burrows; twenty-seven grandchildren; Jeanette Goldsmith, Diane Knowles, Craig Knowles, Kayla Gates, Shawn Wishaupt, Warren Knowles, Thaddaeus Knowles, Llewelyn Knowles, Trevor Knowles, Gina Ralph, Krissy Knowles-Mendez, Genevieve Knowles-Tieb, Kimberley Knowles, Jennifer Thompson, Melissa Knowles, Jonathan Knowles, Claudia Thompson, Ellen Key, Marcus Key, Irena Key, Sean Knowles, Katrina Ritchie, Gavin Knowles, Tia Knowles, Ian Knowles, Raquel Pinder and Jeremy Pinder; thirteen great-grandchildren: Aaron, Ashley, Lauren, Matthew, Benjamin, Trevor Jr., Dylan, Charles, Megan, Mia, Sebastian, Emily and Taylor; one sister: Edith Knowles; numerous  other relatives and friends including: Tommy Goldsmith, Linda Knowles, Dave Wishaupt, Joanna Knowles, Tina Knowles, Miguel Mendez, Jonathan Tieb, Brock Thompson, Frederick Thompson, Omar Cepeda, Nicholas Chriswell, Noelle Pursel, Raymond and Jackie Carroll, Joyce Darville, Donald Darville, Rosie Albury, Lauren Cartwright, Sylvia D'Lullo, Valerine (Val) and Etoile Burrows, Ricardo Treco, Irene Knowles, Linda Lee, Trixie Clarke, Scott Ward, Everette (Evy) and Charlene Knowles, Tootsie Constantakis, Giocanda (Kiki) Lopez, Rose Pearce, Fr. Crosley Walkine, Rev. Dr. James Moultrie, Archdeacon James Palacious. Fr. Wildgoose, Deacon Lynden Douglas, Hilda Knowles, Stephanie Francis, St. Matthew's ACW and the entire St. Matthew's Parish family, Robin Pinder, Marsha Chriswell, Agnes Dillet, Kim Cartwright and many others.
Caregivers: Esther and Denise.
Special Thanks to: Dr. John Lunn, Dr. Agreta Eneas-Carey, Dr. Francis, Nurse Wring and Nurses N.N.O.W., Nurse Renee Roth and team for their devotion and care of our mother during her short illness.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Matthew's Daycare Centre for the Aged, Church Street, telephone 322-2198.

Friends may pay their last respects at Butlers' Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Ernest and York Streets on Friday April 13th, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until service time.

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Margaret Caroline Ferguson, 79

April 12, 2012

Funeral Service for Margaret Caroline Ferguson, age 79 of Dignity Gardens who died on March 28th 2012 will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Church of God of Prophecy, East Street, Tabernacle, East Street North.  Officiating will be Bishop Franklin M. Ferguson, assisted by Minister Kendal Simmons.  Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
She is survived by her HUSBAND: Minister Elkin Alfred Ferguson; CHILDREN: Anthony Reuben Theodore, Oramae Loretta and Kim Derek Ferguson, Andrea Vernice Parker and Gary Raphael Ferguson;  DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW:  Sherry and Shirley Ferguson;  SON-IN-LAW, Elton Parker;  GRANDCHILDREN:  Dericka, D'Andrea, D'Antae,and Gary Ferguson, and Marco Parker;  BROTHER: Vanderson Ferguson;  SISTERS-IN-LAW: Rennie Ferguson and Olga Iva Ford and Family;  BROTHERS-IN-LAW: Cleveland, Hayward, Vernal and Benjamin Ferguson; and their Families;  NIECES AND NEPHEWS: Jeffrey and Sandra, Trevor and Holly, Stanley (Jerry) and Cara, Loren, Darrel and Deborah and Emile (Rocky) Ferguson; Elizabeth Johnson, Antoinette and Andrew Sawyer, Kenneth Ferguson, Frances Stewart, Dorothea Ferguson-Outten, Arnold and Lydia Ferguson, Deborah Smith and Dr. Theodore Ferguson;  Bernard and Sheila, Carolyn, Deidre, Bethsheba (Binky) and Keith Munroe;  Jeanette and Albert (Mackey) McKenzie, Maria and Errol Simmons, Pauline Norris, Winston and Linda Williams, Ceola Charles, Carmen and Victor, Dawn and Leon Francis;  Michelle Ferguson;  and their families;  COUSINS: Bishop Romeo Ferguson, Valentine Farquharson, Lelah Cunningham, Verdiemae Farquharson- Kriz, Joanna Miller, Glenville Farquharson, John Deleveaux, Rodney, Philip and Eloise Farquharson, John (J.D.), Patricia Miller and Rose Denton; OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS INCLUDE: Enamae Cox and Family, Dr. Albert Ferguson and Family, Deacon Herman McClain and Family, Ellen Ferguson and Elizabeth Ferguson; Families of the late:  Bishop Phalmon Collie, Bishop Nathaniel Beneby, Bishop Herbert Ferguson, Bishop Errol Simmons, Deacon Whittington Deleveaux, Joanna Miller, Era McFall and Olive Hanna.; A HOST OF OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS INCLUDING: Bishop Franklin and Rovena Ferguson, Bishop Brice and Advira Thompson, Bishop Elgarnet and Minister Jacqueline Rahming, Bishop Rudolph and Veronica Bowe, Bishop Eliakim and Dorcas Ferguson, Bishop Woodley and Vernique Thompson, Pastor Kendal and Lorna (Joy) Simmons, Bishop Hulan and Valerie Hanna, Deacon Hurai and Cynthia Ferguson, Minister Salathiel Simmons and Family, Doreen Campbell, Minister Donna Delancy, Mary Moss, Betty Cox, Pastor John Wesley Ferguson, Craig Forbes, Anamae Delva, Vera Newbold and Family, Ronald Newbold and family, Dwayne Butler, Magistrate Derence Rolle and Family, Nivian Hall and Family, L. Roye and Family, Rubyann Burrows, Enadel Lundy, Bernice Cox-Munroe, Leslie and Lehenza Curtis, Cynthia, Amanda and Cyndera Parker, Brenda Knowles, the entire family of the Church of God of Prophecy, especially East Street Tabernacle, Englerston Mighty Prayer Warriors, East St. Soup Kitchen, Wulff Rd., Englerston and Minnie St. COGOP Churches, Nassau Fellowship Centre, Miami St. Community, Neighbours of Dignity Gardens, Oncology Dept. and Female Medical 1 Ward of the Princess Margaret Hospital, Physiotherapy Dept.- Geriatric Hospital, Nurses Cooper and Davis of Flamingo Gardens Clinic, Dr. Theodore Ferguson, Dr. Acheabea Ferguson-Dyer, Dr. Keith Rivers, Dr. Budha, Dr. Quentin Richmond, and her home care givers: Oramae Ferguson, Andrea Parker, Deidre and Bethsheba Munroe and Nurse Nicole Hanna.

Friends may pay their last respects at East Sunrise Mortuary, Rosetta Street, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and again at the Tabernacle from 9 a.m. on Saturday until service time.

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Andrew Locksley Knowles, 48

April 12, 2012

Funeral service for Andrew Locksley Knowles, 48 yrs., a resident of Ragged Island Street who died on 3rd April, 2012, will be held at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Wulff & Baillou Hill Road, on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Canon Basil Tynes. Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.Left to cherish his memories are his 2 sons: Adrian Fernander and Andrew Knowles Jr.; 1 daughter: Andrewnique Knowles; very special friend: Monique Rolle; 2 grand daughters: Janiah Knowles & Makayla Fernander; 1 brother: Trevor Turnquest; 2 sisters: Andrea Michelle Knowles-Missick & Zoraida Higginbotham of Atlanta Georgia; 3 step brothers: Phillip Turnquest, Herman Smith Jr., & Sean Gaitor; 1 brother-in-law: Joseph Missick; stepfather: Roscoe Turnquest; 10 aunts: Ruth Cash, Violet Kelly, Rosmal Fowler, Doral Larrimore, Dorothy Knowles, Ruth Knowles, Ivy Burrows, Lottie Rahming, Anne Knowles & Eloise Ritchie; 4 uncles: Stafford Larrimore, Wilfred Knowles, Phillip Knowles & Rudolph Knowles; 1 grand aunt: Matriarch Maria Carey; 2 nephews: Ramont Knowles & Tayshawn Turnquest; 1 step nephew: Christie Hart; 3 nieces: Alexis Missick, Serenity & Symphony Turnquest; 2 grand nieces: Tiana & Gabriella Knowles; 1 god daughter: Robin Sealey; 29 cousins: Diana, Joy, Janet, Almarie, Lowaine, Vaginel, Lisa, Peachie, Margo, Denise, Genette, Deborah, Joann, Edith, Craven, Danny, Raymond, Richard, Norman, Desmond, Hulbert, Kim, Dr. Rev. Lewis Cash, Rev. Ortnell Cash of California, Ronald, Adolphus, Andrew & Priest Michael Maragh including Elizabeth, Demetra, Charmaine, Donna, Sharon & Linden; 6 best friends: Robert Sealey, Patrick Whylly, Terrance Taylor, Stanley North, Alfred Taylor & Kevin Jones; other loving family & friends including: Karen Fernander, Monique Knowles, Demetra Sweeting, Denise Fowler, Brittany Hinkle, Edlyn Philippe, Faye Rolle & family, Thelma Knowles & family, Alicia Gibson, Denise Sands & family, Fabian Rolle & family, Allan Butler & family, Senekah Basden & family, Deandra Sands, Tia Ferguson, Ashton Knowles, Cranstonique Johnson, Debbie McPhee, Rashawn & Rashad Clarke, Ingrid & Tia Suazo & family, Gloria & John Morris & Tammie Thompson of Miami, Florida, the Grier family - Alfreda Brown, Patricia Grier, Jeanette Pinder of Miami, Florida, Carolyn Smith & family, Betty Adderley & family, Althea Adderley & family, June Archer & family, the Bullards, the Archers, the Halls & the Gaitor families, Stephen Wilson, Dr. Eugene Gray, Francis Chong, Carlton Russell, Tanya Dames, Siatra Knowles, the Millers, Davis & Neilly families, the entire Atlantis Resort staff, especially Uniform Services, entire Coral Towers staff, entire Cove staff, Casino Credit staff, RIU family, Paradise Utilities, A.F. Adderley class of 1980, Queens College class of 2009, the Bahamas Taxi Cab Union, Mr. Phillip "Brave" Davis, Hon. Perry Christie & the Office of the Opposition, Hon. Cynthia "Mother" Pratt, Former Senator Paulette Zonicle, Commodore Roderick Bowe & family, Mr. Gersham Pratt & family, Rev. Cleveland Wells, Mr. Jemeson Hanna, St. Barnabas Church family, including Archdeacon Gilbert "Father" Thompson, Father Basil Tynes, Captain Curry & the Boys Brigade family, Fred Bowleg, Jeff Ambrose, Rodelle Bethel, and famly, Mrs. Katrina Soutsas, the Gardiners, the Careys, Mr. McKenzie of DMW Holdings, Freeport Ltd., the Atlanta Georgia family - Monique Perdue & family, Ms. Debra, Mr. Thomas Dixon & the Echelon 3000, Pearl Bistro & Taboo 2 families, Mrs. Agatha Williams, Barbara Duncombe, Mrs. Whyms & family, Denise Carey & family, Helen, Colleen Scavella of R & J Quick Printing, Chippingham & a host of other relatives & friends too numerous to mention.Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 1-6:00 p.m. on Thursday & on Friday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.

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Bernice Kelly, 84

April 12, 2012

Funeral service for Sister Bernice "B.K./ Mama" Kelly, 84 yrs., a resident of #2 Golden Gates & formerly of Port Nelson, Rum Cay who died on 23rd March, 2012, will be held at The New Bethlehem Baptist Church, Independence Drive, on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. Everette J. Brown, assisted by Rev. Tyrone Laing, Rev. Joseph Saunders & other Ministers of the Church. Interment follows in Lakeview Memorial Gardens.Precious memories will live forever in the hearts of her: Daughters: Terricita Strachan of Rum Cay, Dorothy Cooper Knowles and Suzette Minns of Freeport, Grand Bahama, Stephanie Cooper and Florence Kelly Kemp; Sons: Ellsworth McKenzie, Maverick Kelly of Nova Scotia, Canada, and Denrod Kelly, Sr. of Freeport, Grand Bahama; Grandchildren: Talia, Jamaal Sr, Andre, DeAndre, Steve, Shandika, Omri, Davori, Latrell, Valdez, Sasha, Denrod Jr., Ethan, Sarah, Abagale, Ellycyn, Vanessa, Latoya, Shelia, Harcourt, Jefferson, Rubin, Ann, Dr. Larissa Johnson; Great-Grandchildren: Jamaal Jr, Jasmine, Shantae, Jameko, Omar, Justin, Aston, D'Vaughn, Rubin Jr, Elyssa, Caitlyn and Casey; Stepdaughters: Pauline Nairn and Rowena Albury; Adopted Daughter: Vernita Johnson; Adopted Sons: Arnold and Joseph Cooper and Frankie Claude. Sisters: Nora Pinder, Ettamae Major and Charlotte Kelly. Brother: Wellington Kelly; Sister-in-law: Phyllis Kelly;Brother-in-law: Alonzo Major; Daughters-in-law: Cynthia McKenzie, Tracey and Stacey; Sons-in-law: Craig Kemp and Leroy Minns; Granddaughters-in-law: Gwendolyn, Lakeishia and Tamika; Nieces: Lena, Anita, Deborah, Debbie, Jacqueline, Joycelyn, Joanne, Michelle, Nicola, Makeba, Lashantia, Fanny, Spanky, Ruthmae, Tanya and Denise Clark;Nephews: Cornelius, Jerome, Oral, Grimick, Marvado, Kendal, Dwayne, Raymond, Christopher, Rodney and John;Cousins: Nurse Letitia and Donald Curry and Family; Franco Dorsett and Family; Numerous Relatives and Friends: Moses Deveaux, Pat Whitfield, Ellamae Ferguson, Inez Cooper, Errol Ferguson, Alice Inniss, Archie Nairn, Andrew Culmer, Rosie Baptiste, Hayward Hanna and Family, Carnetta Outten, Edward Rolle, Nurse McPhee, Sir Arlington and Lady Butler and Family, Catherine Johnson and Family, Mary St. Louis, Dellaresse Braynen, Claudette Sealy, Osheika Turnquest and Family, Mr. and Mrs. Hanna and Family, Mr. Leonard Knowles and Family, Ms. Mackey and Family, Stephen Williams and Family, Alexander Burns and Family, The New Bethlehem Baptist Church Family, Apostolic Church of Christ Family, Rev. Marina Sands and Family, Lawrence Burnside and Family, Mr. and Mrs. Franklyn and Family, Beryl Hanna and Family, Pearl Rahming and Family, Norma Gordon and Family, Glen Butler and Family, Minna Outten and Family, Bernard Pratt and Family, Julian and Candice Mackey, Theresa Wilmott and Family, Hon. Shane Gibson and Family, Shirley Josey and Family of Delray Beach.Fla., Mr. Baron Johnson and Family, Sharon and Walter Capron and Family, Oswald Rolle and Family, Natasha Russell and Family. Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 10-6:00 p.m. on Friday & on Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.

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Anthony Judson Dorsett, 51

April 12, 2012

Funeral service for Anthony Judson Dorsett, 51 yrs., a resident of #8 Fort Ave., Kennedy Subdivision, who died on 1st April, 2012, will be held at Temple Baptist Church, #99 Farrington Road, on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. A. Geoffrey Wood & Pastor Arlington D. Moss. Cremation follows.Left to cherish his memories are his wife: Sonia Deleveaux-Dorsett; mother: Catherine Longley-Dorsett; father: Michael Dorsett; sister: Monique Dorsett-White; brothers: Edward & Paul Dorsett, (pre-deceased by Andrew); mother-in-law: Ena Deleveaux; brother-in-law: Daryl White (New York); niece: Anaya White (New York); nephews: Oneil & Denario Dorsett; grand-niece: Naria Dorsett; uncles: Irvin Bain, Rev. Donald Sherman, Charles Dorsett, David Johnson, Rudolph Stubbs, Joseph Bowles & Aubrey Hanna; sisters-in-law: Deborah McMillan, Theresa & Andrea Deleveaux; aunts: Jacqueline & Ruthmae Bain, Albertha Longley, Betty Ramdas, Patricia Johnson, Dolly Stubbs, Pulcheria Dorsett, Mary Haynes, Rose Bowles (Ft. Lauderdale), Sandra, Anetha & Clara Dorsett & Dr. Ruth Hanna; grant aunts: Ereka Youngblood, Alwyne Scavella, Patricia, Olga & Selah Dorsett; grand uncles: Vincent & Haynes Dorsett & Pastor Neville Scavella; cousins: Kenya, Janine, Michelle, Rashan, Kevin & Dwayne, Rudell, Raquel, Edgar, Ian, Darrin, Dwight, Bonika, Jamal, Keva, Dave, Donava, Donell, Darrell, Charmain, Cory, Wilber, William, Charles, Philip, Angela,Lanell & Paula, Maxine, Keith & Ryan Longley, Vanessa Miller, Lavaughn Forbes, Donna Dorsett, Pastor Paul Scavella, Tangella Forbes, Tangenique Bain, Clement, Shanice & Crystal Forbes & Tenaj Johnson; other relatives & friends: the Longley, Dorsett, Bain, Adderley, Roach, King, McPhee, Davis, Johnson, Coleby, Pinder, Munroe, Pickstock, Forbes, Major & Bonaby families, Rupert Roach, Nathalie Taylor, Sandra Sherman, Stephanie, Shirley Walker, Beverly Moss, Brian (Boldie) Gibson, Anthony (Skeebo) Roberts, Vincent (Shem) Sherman, the Majors (Harbour Island), the Culmers (Betty K crew), Mr. Craig Pyfrom & D.C. Technology, Mr. Levarity & Arawak Stevedores' crew, Floyd Moore, Navalette, Latoya, Julio & Mr. Mervyn Pinder.Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 10-6:00 p.m. on Friday & on Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.

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Lynn Patricia Hanna-Demeritte, 55

April 12, 2012

Funeral Service for the Late Lynn Patricia Hanna-Demeritte, 55 years of Citrus Meadows, will be held on Saturday April 14th, 4:00 p.m. at St. Agnes Anglican Church, Baillou Hill Road. The Venerable I. Ranfurly Brown and Rev. Edward J. Sykes assisted by Rev. Fr. Neil Nairn, Rev. Fr. Dwight M. Bowe, Canon Warren Rolle and Rev. Emily Demeritte will officiate.  Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Nassau Street.
Lynn is survived by her Parents: Allan and Marinetta Hanna; Husband: Greylin Demeritte; Sisters: Garnell (Audley) Kemp and Constance (Carl) Gibson; Brother: Allan Hanna; Nieces: Anya Kemp, Carla and Chelsi Gibson and Kache Hanna; Nephews: Audley Kemp III, Tamal Hanna, Joshua Hanna, Cameron Gibson and Lynden Rahming Jr.; Grandniece: Sanaeya Robinson; Grandnephew: Audley Kemp IV; Uncles: James Hanna (Pittsburg) and Paul Hanna; Aunts: Rosemary, Dr. Andree, Deloris ( Pittsburg), Doloris and  Lee Hanna, Florence Scott, Tina Rolle (Freeport) and Luzera Rolle;  Brothers-in-Law: Godfrey, Mark (Stephanie), Bradley, Charles, Ian, and Kendal (Emily) Demeritte; Sisters-in-Law: Evita Butler, Marsha, Cecilia, Maria-Ann (Raymond) Culmer, Karen (Garth)Woodside, Katie Hilton and Keva Demeritte; Cousins: Eric, Everette and Althelda Hanna(Pittsburg), Ivan Hanna Jr., Gina Dean, Gail Stuart(New York), Terri Bellot, Kevin Hanna,  Dr.  Alys Hanna- Morris and Alexander Hanna (London, England), Clarice Cooper, Tracy and Gina Stubbs, Philip Coakley, Arthur (Helen) Rolle, Donna McPhee, Marionette Rolle, Hazel Bevans, Yvonne McPhee, Elsa Miller, Randolph and Alexander Scott, Tyrone, Van, Dwayne & Tanya Rolle, Hubert,  Michael, Anthon & Darnell Rolle (Freeport), Yvonne Wilson, Joan Roach, Judith Cumberbatch, Alcot Wilson, Eric Butler, Maria Taylor,  Clarissa Honett, Teresa, Carlos, Margaret & Carmen Butler, Cassandra Davenport, Cheryl Stubbs, Marilyn Cambridge, Linda Bullard, Mavis Burrows, Marsh Bullard, Karen Cargill, Eleanor Butler, Dorothea Godet, James Butler, Betty & Vernal Butler. Godchildren: Shakera Johnson, Desmin Bullard - Collie, Khrisna Virgil, Lareisha Johnson, Shantique Virgil, Tramaine Virgil and Lauren Nwankwo. Many Friends including: Margaret Thompson-Nwankwo & family, Eleanor Delancy & Family, Jestina Virgil & family, Geneva Mortimer & Family, Margaret Johnson & family, Debbie Brown & Family, Brian Wright, Elsa Munnings, Marcia Bain, NIB Accounts Department,  Micheal Ellis, Alice Rolle, Althea Clifford, Bishop Laish & Joan Boyd, Edna Simmons, Louise & Christine Adderley & Family, Charmaine Miller & family, Vanria Williams, Yontaley Bowe & Family, Gloria Bethel, Margurite Jackson, Andrea Jackson-Coakley, Sharon Jackson-Waterman, Zerifeh Eiley, Glenda Thompson, Cleomie Harris, Janet Bunch-Lightbourne & family, Bernard Bostwick, The Kemp Family, Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Gibson Sr. & Family, Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Whitfield , Mrs. Angela Tynes & Family, Mrs. Lillian Gibson & Family, Mrs. Carmen McCarthy & Family, Mrs. Beryl Huyler & Family, Mrs. Dorothy Nairn & Family, Mrs. Maxine Taylor & Family, Mrs. Eloise Colebrook, Mrs. Carmie Ramsey & Family, Rev. Edward Sykes & Rhodes Memorial Methodist Church Family, St. Agnes Anglican Church Family, ACW & Usher Board, St. Mary's Church Family & ACW, many more too numerous to mention.
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians, #34 Nassau Street on Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and at the church from 2:30 p.m. until service time.

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George Franklyn Rolle, 66

April 12, 2012

Funeral Service for George Franklyn Rolle age 66 years a resident of Nicholls Town, Andros  will be held on Saturday 14th April  2012,  11:00a.m. at Mispah Baptist Church, Nicholls Town Andros. Officiating will be Rev'd Dr John E Newton assisted by other Ministers .  Interment will be made in Nicholls Town Public Cemetery, Andros.
George's presence will forever live in the hearts of his three sons Kevin, Keith and Beacher  Rolle; one  daughter Chrystal Rolle; four Grandchildren Kevin Jr, Keithra, Arakeitha and Angel, daughter in law Portia Rolle; three sisters Sylvia Bethel of Mt Vernon New York, Beatrice Adderley, and Deaconess Margaret Rolle; four brothers Harold, Fletcher, Bill and Police Corporal # 60 Edwin Rolle, one brother in law Kelly Adderley; one Adopted brother Elkimo Munroe; sister's in law Sheila Rolle, Judy and Ida Mae  Rolle; one Aunt Myrtis Colebrooke; Ten nephews Benjamin, Scott of New York, Nathan Pearson, Ernest Tynes of Freeport Grand Bahama, Anthony, Andrew, Harold, Elvis, Craig, Natico, and Hansel Rolle, eleven nieces Donna Ferguson, Wendy Claire of Mt Vernon New York, Linda Gaitor, Sharon Mallita, Sylvia, Francine Farquharson, Ernesta Tynes of Freeport Grand Bahama, Cutell, Natassia, Jasmine and Shornique Rolle; four nieces in law Kinberly Pearson, Roxanne Tynes of Freeport Grand Bahama, Lorie and Ladera Rolle, five nephews in law Alfonso Ferguson, John Mallita,  and Levi Cleare of New York, Wendall Gaitor, and Gary Farquharson of Freeport Grand bahama; 14 Grand nephews, 18 Grand nieces, other relatives   and friends including Daisy, Michelle, and the Bowleg family, Una Smith, Dave Rolle, Rev Weehaza Cooper, James Russell, Reginald Dames, Evangelist Alberta Dames and family, Jane Brown, Irene Rolle, Althea Wallace and family, Carla Hutchinson & family, Bennet Knowles & family, Naomi Brown & family, Bill Lightbourne & family, Sonia Russell & family, Florida Cooper & family, Ashwell and Deborah Wilson, Janice Pickstock & family, Ivan Evans, Olive Pickstock & Family, Arlington Evans, Paul White, Anthony Pinder, Chris Curry, Nurse Nela Dames, Ralph Cooper & family, Andrew Ferguson, Tyatish Walkes Vernice Scott, Sidney Scott and family, Tommy Neely, Edith Reid, Mae Evans, Kirk Pedican, Fred Curry & family, Lucy Evans, Rozena Evans, Frederick Wells, Phillipa Christie, Shell Treco, Vanria Rahming, Kenria Evans, the Hutchinson family, Helen Lord, Michelle Lewis, Welma Adderley, Dorothy Walkes and family, Samantha Hanna,  the entire Water and Sewerage Corporation, Pinks Gilbert, Estella, Cheryl, Keisha Hunter, Malco Evans,  Christina Christie, and others too numerous to mention.

 Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Cedar Crest Funeral Home, Robinson Road & First Street on Thursday from 12:00 noon to 6:00p.m. and  at  the church in Nicholls town on Friday from 4:00p.m. until to service time on Saturday.

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Percy Nathaniel Basden, 74

April 12, 2012

Funeral service for Deacon Percy Nathaniel Basden, 74 yrs., a resident of Garden Hills #1 & formerly of Bottle Creek, Turks Island, who died on 29th March, 2012, will be held at Greater Bethel Cathedral, Faith Way, Baillou Hill Road, on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Sufferant Bishop Christopher Minnis. Interment follows in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, JFK Drive.Left to cherish his memories are his wife: Brenhilda Basden; 9 children: Percy Basden Jr, Princess Pinnock, Kenneth Basden, Darren Basden, Millie Basden Reid, Yvonne Basden Delgado, Montgomery Lewis Basden, Shirley McPhee & Raymond Basden; 6 adopted children: Samuel Burrows, Mario Johnson, Edvardo Johnson, Judith Rolle, Shelton Curtis & Ingrid Johnson; 32 grandchildren: Jason Greene, Hillary Cox, Janeen, Katiann, Ebony Basden, Terez Forbes, Shavanda Basden, Shakera Greene, Precious Basden, Tomeko Price, Dominique, Shanell, Winesha Pinnock, Darren Jr. & Daria Basden, Rudesha & Kenneth Basden Jr., Leslie Greene Jr., Brejon Saunders, Shavonia, Shanique & Montgomery Jr. Lewis, Kendrick Johnson, Lavar, Aisa, Ashton & Ania Burrows, Dawn Dorsette & Shaval Rolle, S.J., Deonte & Pappy's special boy: Drequan Smith; 4 sons-in-law: Winston Pinnock, Kevin Reid, Constantino Delgado & Jarval Rolle; 3 daughters-in-law: Michell & Caroline Basden & Shamara Johnson; 5 brothers-in-law: Thomas Basden, Elik Forbes, Hilgrove & Granville Basden & Daniel Lightbourne; 10 brothers-in-law: Dr. Neil Sawyer, Alfred Smith, Ruben Smith, Junior, Deacon Maxwell, Cleophus, Elkin Johnson, Philip Minnis, Oral Burrows & Joseph Sands; 2 sisters: Helena Sawyer & Ronica Basden; 14 sisters-in-law: Mary, Mavis & Beverley Basden, Christine Taylor, Patsy Francis, Berylean Burrows, Esthermae Smith, Felicia Altima, Angela, & Agnes Smith, Terecita Minnis, Nikitra Sands, Esther, Mary & Laverne Johnson; father & mother-in-law: George & Theresa Johnson; 21 nephews: Lawrence Sawyer, Jason, Gregory, Lorne, Sean, Kevin Basden, Clifton Forbes, Wilfred Dean, Ji,,y Dean, Michael Gardiner Sr., Keita, Novin, Andy, Rocklyn, Ashwood & Mackey Forbes, Crispin & Hilgrove Basden, Livingston Forbes & Corporal & Michael Gardiner Jr.; 17 nieces: Catherine Gardiner, Marion Rolle, Louise Forbes, Vernell Dean, Dianna Rolle, Michelle Poitier, Shandia McGrew, Pernia Forbes, Rosalie Forbes, Bloomie Kuris, Silvary Forbes, Deidre Gardiner, Leza Basden, Christina Barr, Yolanda Basden, Larise Fraser, Merenique Francis; numerous other relatives & friends including: Suff. Bishop Christopher Minnis, Officers & members of the Greater Bethel Cathedral, Pastor Daniel Braynen & Christ Temple family, Bishop George Duncombe & Little Jerusalem family, Pstor Winston Redwood & Faith Apostolic family, Pastor Eziekel Munnings & God's Temple of Praise family, Suff. Bishop Mackey & The Apostolic family of Andros, Evangelist Gloria Dawkins, Sister Shirley Rolle & family, Deacon Vitzel & Evangelist Mary Whymms & family, Minister Gilbert Smith & family, Rev. Lloyd Smith & family, Max Hamilton & family, Prince Philips & family, Amanda Colebrooke & family, Maude Duncombe & family, David Pratt & family, Edna Knowles & family, Theophilius Knowles & family, Mr. Joel Mackey & family, Betty Bain & family, Mr. Woods & family, Brenda Richardson & family, Wesley Forbes & family, Llewellyn Forbes & family, Maryjane Hepburn & family, Simeon Williams & family, Calvert Williams & family, Patrina Oemler & family, Mr. Swan & family, Amos Hanna & family, Diane Rolle & family, the Garden Hills Community, Bottle Creek & Que families of Turks Island, the staff of Male Surgical II of the Princess Margaret Hospital, Pastor Samuel McIntosh & church family & a host of others relatives & friends.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 10-6:00 p.m. on Friday & on Saturday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until service time.

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Ronnie Roberts, 51

April 12, 2012

DEATH NOTICE
Ronnie Roberts age 51 years of Minnie Street died at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Friday April 6th, 2012.
He is survived by his Brothers: Felsted (papa) Roberts, Apostle Winton Roberts J.P, Garvin    Roberts, Wellington Roberts; Sisters: Paulette Roberts, Sherryann Roberts   Johnson, Maxine Roberts Desauguste, Cheryl Roberts  Charlton, Minister Iva Roberts, Maria Roberts, Doreen Roberts, Dorothy Roberts, Francella Roberts; Sister- in -law: Pastor Joydawn Roberts; Brother-in-laws: Bradley Charlton, Ernst  Desauguste; Aunts: Evelyn Pratt, Mable Edwards; Uncles: Victor Brown, Herbert Brown, Leslie Brown; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Funeral Announcements will be announced at a later date.

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Rolando Andrew Smith, 24

April 12, 2012

Rolando Andrew Smith age 24 years of Ridgeland Park West died at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Saturday March 24th, 2012.
Funeral Service for the late Rolando Andrew Smith affectionately called "Mentos"of Ridgeland Park West will be held on Saturday April 14th, 2012 at 11:00am at First Baptist Church, Market Street. Officiating will be Rev. Diane Francis assisted by other ministers of the religion. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.

 Left to cherish his memories is his Son:  Rolando Andrew Smith, Jr., Mother:  Janet Princess Russell; Father:  Capt. Roland Smith; Step Father:  Benjamin Russell; Sister:  Benetra Russell; Brothers:  Renardo & Reanzo Smith & Janeko Russell; Grandparents:  Burke & Eloise Smith; Special Friend:  Candice Gardiner; Aunts:  Florence Gibson, Esther Moncur, Cycelyn Micklewhyte, Hestine & Ann Kemp, Sillamae Willliams, Ruth, Eva, Annismae, Aretha, Kandies, Patricia & Marcia Smith, Ivy Ferguson, Ansala Lee, Charlene                                    & Michelle Lockhart; Uncles: Thomas Lockhart, Philip, Efford, Jenease, Ralph, Roosevelt Kemp, Joel, Lester, Warren & Andrew Smith, Samuel Williams, Philip Micklewhyte, Robert Gibson, Reginald Ferguson & Donald Lee; Grand Aunts: Marjorie Saunders, Florine, Rowena & Viola Smith of Miami, Florida; Grand Uncles:  Herschal Smith of Miami, Florida & Robert Saunders; Great Grand Aunts: Mildred "Millie" Robinson, Bernice "Missy" Robinson, Edith Stirrup of New York; Godparents:  Veronica Rolle, Minera Cooper, Frederick Gray and Franklyn Sears; Numerous Cousins, Relatives & Friends: Nadia, Shontavia, Karen, Andre, Thomarie, Thomas Jr., Renardo, Leonardo, Demarcia, Demarco, Philip, Whitney, Nikita Lockhart, Franklyn & Franchesca Sears, Nathan Cash, Samenika Williams, Tamiko King Jr., Sophie, Senera, Ethan & Walston Gibson, Sgt.   Kelley Kemp, Sgt. Edga Kemp, Craven, Ezra, Kay, Kathy, Kassie, Nikita, Donnie, Jentry, Kyle, Keshila, Felishea, Racquel, Deangelo, Elisha and Ann Kemp; Edward, Jakero, Renaldo, Jamaal, Danielle, Shawn, Branden and Miquel Smith, Kesia, Sanchez and Ivanna Ferguson, Bridgette & Patrick Archer Gareth Brice, Quincy Munroe, Randy, Delwood & Dekeithra Gray, Samantha & Nick Bastian, Cynette, Phillippa, Tyrsen and Cohen Mycklewhyte, Tiffany Saunders, Michelle Seymour, Amado, Ava & Andrea Moncur, Racquel & Insp. Mareno Hinds, Marco, Cadero, Terrell, Orabessa & Hari Rolle, Deidre, Ashley, Alissa & Donald Lee, Pearl Williams & Family,  Chiquita Dames, Arnold Bain & Family, Ethrol Burrows & Family, Loretta Miller & Family, The Communities of Black Point and Staniel Cay, Exuma, The Ridgeland Park Family, The Russell Family, Grand Bahama Youth Leaders' Association and The Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture in Nassau and Grand Bahama.
As the family is a very large one, we apologize if we may have left out any names; it is certainly not intentional.

Viewing will be held in the Celestial Suite at Restview Memorial Mortuary and Crematorium Ltd., Robinson and Soldier Roads on Friday from 10:00am to 6:00pm and at the church on Saturday from 9:30am until service time.

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