Obituaries

William John Pinder Jr., 53

April 05, 2012

Funeral Service for MR. William John Pinder Jr., age 53 years of Bailey Town, Bimini will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Name Roman Catholic Church, Bailey Town, Bimini. Officiating will be Father George K assisted by Deacon John Sears. Interment will follow in the Catholic Cemetery, Porgy Bay, Bimini.

Cherished memories are held by his father: William Pinder Sr.; daughter: Avarelle Pinder Williams;

adopted children: Jerry, Sophie, Shirvan, Shirlease, Shirvoughnte, Danielle and Danavier; son-in-law: Pastor Ronnell Williams; grandchildren: Ronnell Jr. and Hezekiah; brothers: Insley, Ellon, Elvin and Patrick Pinder; sisters: Jeanie and Lilly Pinder; aunts: Doris Walker, Esther Rolle; uncle: Malcolm Pinder; nieces: Julia Hanna, Shirlene Bain, Lindsay, Kaityre, Leann, Leronda, Jodyann, Elviann, Julyette, and Geomantha Rolle; nephews: Levell and Levon Rolle, Melvin, Kairo, Kadre, Julyen and, Antwon Pinder; grandnieces: Levonya Rolle; grandnephews: Brian Cargill, Levell Jr. Levondre and Leano Pinder; sisters-in-law: Birdie, Cyrene, Franka, and Ellen Pinder; godchild: Wayne Neely Jr.; godmother: Willamae Sawyer; numerous cousins: Austin and Gia, Lionel and family, Raymond, Franklyn and family, Kelsie Pinder and family, Laurice and Laurine Pinder and family, Cynthia and family, Ludell and family, Rosa, Stanley Stuart and family, Rose Stuart and family, Howard Stuart, Eunamae Smith and family, Stephanie and Juliette Dottin and family, Rex Grant and family, Terry Rolle and family, Sheila Rolle and family, David Rolle and family, Verlease Rolle, Ailene and Howard Wilson, Benjamin, Reverend Jeff and Peter Francis and family, Rodney Dottin and family, Darrell Dottin, Cardinal and Fabian Bain and family, Hillary Cargill and family; and a host of other relatives and friends including Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ellis and family, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jones and family, Mr. and Mrs. Oriel Rolle and family, Mr. and Mrs. George Weech and family, Gregory and Stephen Baker and family, Emma Rolle and family, Pastor and Mrs. Edmund Ellis, Pastor and Mrs. Oriel Ellis and family, Ebbie David and family, Marionette Sands and family, Mae Rolle and family, Thurman Saunders, Wayne Neely Hon. Obie Wilchcombe M.P. for West End and Bimini, Corvell, Norine Francis and family, Karen David and family, Veronica Pritchard, Marionette Thompson Jerome, Winkie, Fabian, Matt and Walter Stuart and family, Anna and Stella, James Brown, Toya, Pastor Dave Ellis, Larry, Kendall, Chadwell, Rhoda Braynen, Shawna. Administrator Sherrick Ellis and family, Chief Councilor Lloyd Edgecombe Sr. and family Karen Sherman, Shannon Bullard, Wayne Neely, Dion Moss, Thurman, Julie, Jason, Tassie Saunders, Kendall, Creswell, Anthony, Alethia Romer, Robbie Smith, Dianne Robins and family, Mae Rolle and family, Corvell, Montez, Joe Pinder, Billy Joe, Shereka Higgs, Noel McNeil, Orlando Sands, Joe Jones and family, Treco, Ossie, Gina, Ken, Quint, Toya, Richie Hepburn, Candy, Anthony Rolle, Altico Opato, Lachresha, Diane Robins and family, Jenkins Rolle and family, Doctor Simms, Edward Williams and family, Amanda Knowles and family, Roslyn Ritchie and family, Jerry Fisher and family, Holy Name Catholic Church Family and the entire community of Bimini especially Porgy Bay; Management and Staff and T.S.L Water Taxi Crew, Management and Staff at The Bimini Community Clinic and The Staff of The Rand Memorial Hospital.

Viewing will be held in the "Serenity Suite"at Restview Memorial Mortuary and Crematorium Limited, #11-A Coral Road, Freeport, Grand Bahama Thursday from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. and at Holy Name Roman Catholic Church Hall, Bailey Town, Bimini on Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until service time.

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Rolando Andrew Smith, 24

April 05, 2012

Rolando Andrew Smith age 24 years of Ridgeland Park West died at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Saturday March 24th, 2012.
He is survived by his mother: Janet Russell; father: Roland Smith; 1 son: Rolando Andrew Smith Jr.; 1 sister: Benetra Russell; 3 brothers: Janeko Russell, Renardo and Reanzo Smith 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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Paul Anthony Knowles, 64

April 05, 2012

Funeral Service for the Late Paul Anthony Knowles, 64 years of Virginia Street, will be held on Saturday March 31st, 10:00 a.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, George Street. Rev. Fr. Colin Saunders assisted by the Very Rev'd. Patrick Adderley and Rev. Colin Humes will officiate. Interment will follow in the Western Cemetery, Augusta Street.

He is survived by 1 Son: Paul Knowles II; 1 Daughter: Chauntell Knowles-Williams,
1 Adopted Brother: Frank Gallagher; 4 Sisters: Alma Albury-Thompson, Maud Antoinette Outten, Berthlyn Culmer and Rose Gibson; 1 Son-in-law: Anthony Williams Sr.; 1 Brother-in-law: Naaman Culmer; 1 Sister-in-law: Pamela Knowles
Grandchildren: Anthony Jr., Julia, Shaniah & Antoine Williams, Perez Hepburn, Janine "Angel" McKenzie, Pedrareka Morley, Quindesha, Rahae, Rashean, Paul III, Saffron, Devonique, Elzorien, Elzoriea and Collier Knowles Jr.; Great grandson: John Knowles Jr.; Nieces & Nephews: Janet Thompson, S. Dianne Miller, Alfred and Alma "Kiki" Albury, Raymond & Althemese Darling, Weston & Andrea Saunders, John & Peggy Knowles, Caroline Abdulle of Florida, Anthony & Simone Outten, Andrew & Gayle Moncur, Andrew Knowles of New York, Andrea & Rochelle Knowles, Leisa Knowles, Philip Morris -Knowles, Derek Knowles, Ricardo , Dewitt & Stephanie Culmer, Ruthie, Brenda, Berthlyn, Diane, Elroy & Lynden Knowles, Don Brice, Talva & Barry Flowers; Grand Nieces & Nephews including: Anika Wright, Darlene Thompson, D'Ondré, Devonnia & Danielle Miller, Paul R. Thompson III, Shanto & Rolanda Albury, Amiel, Tomico, & Adriel Albury, Kendra & Rolando Thomas, Rayneth, Jamon, Raemiesh, Ajna, Jamaal, Rashad & Rashan Darling, Asher Johnson, Tinika & Vernard Pinder, Tikeisha, Tikira & Weston Saunders Jr. , Terria Strachan, Jaynae and Zane Knowles, Chadae & Durrell Peterson, Andrew Jr. & Adriann Moncur, Alexandra, Michelle & Rachel Outten, Phyleece, Adrian, Antoine, Brittany, Dominic, Deranique, De'antez & Deantonique Knowles, Rickea & Ricardo Culmer Jr., Toni & Stephan Griffin; Great Grand Nieces & Nephews too numerous to mention.

Other Family Members & Friends include: Karen Clarke, Retired Asst. Commission of Police Paul Thompson Sr., Dr. Colin Bullard & Family, Dr. Herbert Orlander, Virginia Bullard & Family, Elmor Archer & Family, Sybil Miller & Family, Philip Evans & Family, Howard Russell & Family, Sonia Reece & Family, Alfred & Deann Marshall & Family, The Curry-Rahming Family, Vangie Zervous & Family, Marita Roberts, The Moss Family, The Adderley Family, The Todd Family, Jackie Christophilis, Naomi Adderley and Family; Euryale McKenzie & Family, the Richie Family, Mary Davis & Family, Idris Reid & Family, The Simon Family, Dean Patrick Adderley, Father Colin Saunders, Father Colin Humes, Anthony & Marjorie Knowles, Marva Mackey, Billy Brown, Val of Virginia Street, Stephen "Oggie" Pinder, Troy Richie & Family, Shirley Morris; Willittee Burrows , Nathalie & Marcia Dorsette, Lloydia Dorsette, Kaymora Dorsette; Lady Edith Johnson and Marco Johnson; Raymond Ferguson; Straw Market Family and Taxi 244 Richdardo.

Pre-Cremation. There will be no viewing.

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Mervyn Mansfield Hepburn, 90

April 05, 2012

Funeral Service for the Late Mervyn Mansfield Hepburn, 90 years of Sear's Road, Chippingham and Formerly of Rum Cay, will be held on Saturday March 31st, 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, West Hill Street. Fr. Glen Nixon will officiate. Interment will follow in the Catholic Cemetery, Infant View Road.

Left to forever cherish his memories are: 4 Daughters: Remilda Sweeting, Andrea
Fountain, Theresa Bastian and Patrice Hepburn; 5 Sons: Sir Garet Finlayson,
Michael, Albert, Leo and Paul Hepburn; 4 Daughters-in-Law: Rowena Finlayson, Barbara Y., Ainsa and Barbara G. Hepburn; 2 Sons-in-Law: LeRoy Fountain and Terrance Bastian; 26 Grandchildren: Heida, Aisha, Shameka Visna, Nikki, Tanya, Leah, Ainsa, Royanne, Michelle, Theodosia, Tiffany and LeTrice, Mark, Rae, Alexander, Jelani, Justin, Mitchell, Gerard, Gerald, Adrian, Brendan, Dominick, Mikael and Jaime; 2 Grandsons-in-law: Allen Rigby and Ray Bain; 3 Granddaughters-in-Law: Najah and Michelle Finlayson, Shavonya Fountain; 17 Great-grandchildren: Alana and Ashley Rigby, Ravi and Marion Bain, Marjahn, Jhanee, Deriree, Radia, Rahim, Garet and O'chea Finlayson, Mattieu and Eric Beouf, Malia and Gernelle Hepburn, Shania and Brenae Fountain; sister, Dacel Williams; 1 Brother-in-law, Wellington Richards Sr.; Nieces: Constance Adderley, Francis Simmons, Willamae, Delores and Ruth Hepburn; Connie Daniels, Sandra Gordon, Dorothy, Cynthia, Leona and Elizabeth Braynen; nephews: Henry, David, Philip and Isaac Hepburn, Rodney, Richard and Clinton Saunders, Richard, Charles, David and Timothy Braynen and Wellington Richards Jr.; Other relatives and friends: LaGloria Demeritte and Family, Viola Rahming and Family, Zelda Pearson and Family, Joyce Morris and Family, Joseph Hepburn and Family, Marina Hepburn and Family, Leticia and Donald Curry, Dr. Nicole Adderley, Olga Richards, Sir Arlington and Lady Sheila Butler, Freddie and Beverley Russell and Family, Dr. Marcus Bethel and Family, Henry and Shirley Saunders and Family, Maxwell and Melverne Demeritte and Family, Edward and Theresa Minnis and Family, Valderine Adderley and Family, Richard and Janet Lightbourne and Family, Patrick and Lorna Lightbourne and Family, Barbara Bastian and Family, Florence Greenslade and Family, Juanita, Fenrick and Therez Tynes, Dunstan Babbs and Family, Drs. John Carter and Christina Thompson, Caretakers: Sharon Scott and Jackie Beckford; Conrad Sweeting, Vaughn Albury, The Women's Auxillary of St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, The Men's Group of St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, The Parish Family of St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Sunshine Pilot Club of Nassau, Rotary Clubs of West and South Nassau, Bahamas Taxi Cab Union Association, SAC Class of 1974, Staff of C.W. Sawyer Primary School, Staff of S. C. McPherson Junior High School, Staff of Michael Hepburn and Co., Staff of Esso Baillou Hill Tiger Mart, Mr. Alfred Sears and Family, Staff of Lafayette Gardens and members of the Diocesan Chorale.

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 at the church from 9:00 a.m. until service time.

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Merle Louise Lightfoot, 62

April 05, 2012

Merle Louise Lightfoot age 62 years of Florida Court formerly of United Estates, San Salvador died at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Thursday March 22nd, 2012.
She is survived by her sons: Shorn Lightfoot, Sidney Rolle, Alvarez Rigby; daughters: Shaneka and Gladys Lightfoot and Kimberly Miller; sisters: Irene Sawyer, Isabella, Patricia, Malvese and Grace Lightfoot; 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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Marshall Edward Higgs, 106

April 05, 2012

Funeral service for Patriarch Marshall Edward Higgs, 106 yrs., a resident of Minnie Street & formerly of Bottle Creek, Turks & Caicos Islands, who died on 15th March, 2012, will be held at Zion Baptist Church, East & Shirley Streets, on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. T. G. Morrison, assisted by Rev. Anthony A. Sampson & other Associate Ministers, Deacons & Evangelists. Interment follows in Southern Cemetery, Cowpen & Spikenard Roads.
Marshall will forever be remembered by his beloved children: Coral Huyler, Cynthia "Cyprianna" Stubbs, Benson Higgs of Florida, Vincent Higgs of Freeport, Grand Bahama.
Caring grandchildren: Raquel and Andrew Huyler, Terrelle Huyler-Brown, Kim, Kayla, Katisa Stubbs and Kevin Stuart, Kever Stubbs-Rolle of Orlando Florida. Sherrod, Travis, Dale, Benson Jr, Marshall II, Alisha and Breisha Higgs of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Verlean Smith and Alexandria Bain of Freeport, Grand Bahama, Mary Levarity and Charles Bain of Bimini, Coleman Bain and Clara Stuart, Jerome, Jason and Patricia Higgs. Loving great-grandchildren: Talia and Tariq Brown, Jadin Huyler, Ivanique, Ivanna, Ivan, Shawn of Freeport, Grand Bahama, Maltanae, Ron, Kevanique, Keion, Maynard, Keyano, David, Leanda of Orlando, Florida, Sherrod Jr, Shamia, Shemoni, Shermir, Shermaine, Shamari, Jamari, Brian, Jayla, Marshall, Christopher, Tezari, Symariyah, Tianna, Tiara, Travis Jr, Takari Higgs of Ft. Lauderdale Florida, Laranda, Anzwa, Anna Clara Stuart, Ahmad and Coleman Bain Jr. Four Great-great grandchildren; In-laws: Delphine Higgs of Freeport Grand Bahama (daughter in law), Bervin Brown (Grandson in law), Nakia and Candice Higgs of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (grand daughters in law)

Numerous Neices & Nephews including: Myrtis Adderley, Rosena John, Elizabeth Major of Florida, Marjorie Dann, Betsy Dean, Rufus, Marshall and Hilton Williams, Carrie Smith, Roselyn and John Henfield. And a host of other relatives and friends including: Patrick Ferguson, Marina Trottman, Rev T.G. Morrison and Family, Veronica Smith, The Zion Baptist East & Shirley Streets Church Family, Gail King of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, the Bain Family, Annie Sands and Family, Mrs. Marshall and Family of Minnie Street, Joy Culmer and Family, the Seymour and Rahming Families of Golden Gates #1, Mr. & Mrs. Leona Turner 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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Lillian Adelaide Delores Knowles, 80

April 05, 2012

Funeral Service for the late Retired Principal Prison Officer Lillian Adelaide Delores Knowles, B.E.M. age 80 years of #53 Big Pond Subdivision will be held on Saturday March 31st , 2012 at 10:00am at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Baillou Hill and Wulff Road. Officiating will be The Reverend Canon Basil Tynes, assisted by The Reverend Fr. Roderick Bain. . Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens & Mausoleums, John F Kennedy and Gladstone Road.

She is predeceased by her mother: Alice Grant, father: Constantine Grant, niece: Joan Higgs and grandson: Ricardo Knowles Jr.

She will be forever remembered by her Five (5) children: Ricardo Knowles Sr., Stanford Knowles, Charlayne Knowles-Rolle, Joel Knowles and Shavonne Rolle-Davis; Grandchildren: Shonel, Jacoby, Shantik, Stannarj, Staniko and Paige Knowles, Cara Burrows-Brooks, Shakera & John Clarke and Standeria & Kyeshon Bain; Great Grand Children: Iiesha & Gabrielle Taylor, Rayne Rolle and Shacody Knowles; Daughters-in-law: Melanie and Muriel Knowles; Sons-in-law: Fredrick Davis and Police Constable 19 Julius Rolle; Sisters: Hilda Rolle, Princes Ruth Grant-Butler and Erma Sweeting; Brother-in-law: Rayford Rolle; Nieces: Sophia Archer, Dr. Faith Butler, Suzanne Sweeting, Jennifer, Stephanie & Fiona Sweeting, Patricia Sweeting-Rahming, Melanie Sweeting-Adderley, Judy Sweeting-Johnson and Angela Sweeting-Lockhart; Nephews: Geoffrey, Alonzo, Keith & Derek Rolle, Jerome & Jonathan Butler and Preston, Jentry & Mark Sweeting; and Numerous other relatives and friends: Richard Rolle, Debra Williams, Chris Brooks, Robert & Sarah Jennings & family, Claramae Joseph & family, Idamae & Simon Mullings & family, Ruth Knowles & family, Roselyn Ritchie & family, Brian & Anishka Wilson & family, Desmond Burrows & family, King David & family, Sharon, Janice & Kirkwood Adderley & family, Dianne Major & family, the Stubbs family, Wendell Bowe, Her Majesty's Prison family, Alonzo Rolle of Port St. Lucie Florida, Patrona Major & family, Shirley Dunn & family, Natalie Fynes & family, Vanetta Walkes & family, Birdie Hanna & family, Philomese Burrows & family, Corrie Higgs & family, Vernalee Miller & family, Rev. Christine Bonaby & family, Michael Barry & family, Thomas Evans & family, the Holy Cross Church family, St. Barnabas Anglican Church family, St. Margaret's Anglican Church family, St. Matthew's Anglican Church family, the Big Pond Subdivision and the White Road communities.

Viewing will be held in the Serenity 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 8:30am until service time.

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Kevin Theodore Rolle, 44

April 05, 2012

Kevin Theodore Rolle age 44 years of Allens Drive off Carmichael Road died at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Friday 23rd March, 2012.
He is survived by his wife: Diana Rolle; mother: Gloria Rolle; 1 son: Kevin Rolle Jr.; 1 step son: Lynden Taylor; daughters: Shaqua Taylor, Cleo Stubbs; sisters: Sherise Blount, Cindy Robins; brother: Gregory Rolle; grandparents: Ruth Rolle; 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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Kent Macastro Forbes Sr., 51

April 05, 2012

Funeral Service for the late Kent Macastro Forbes Sr. affectionately called "Drinks" age 51 years of Alexander Blvd., Nassau Village who died at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Saturday March 24th, 2012 will be held on Monday April 2, 2012 at 2:00pm at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cathedral, West Street. Officiating will be Father Glen C. Nixon. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Solider Road.

Left to cherish his memories, his loving Wife: Stephanie Forbes; Daughter: Kenique Forbes; Sons: Dino, Kent jr, Kenron and Kentico Forbes; Daughter-in-law: Sandra Huyler; Parents: Paul and Maria Forbes; Sisters: Deserine Leverity, Marice Josey, Yvonne Minnis, Carmel Handfield (of Turks & Caicios), Meryl, Sheryl and Sharon Forbes; Brothers: Truman, Wade and Clayton Forbes (of Miami FL); Farther-in-law: Basily Huyler; Sister-in-law: Gweneth Barr, Lavern Bostwick, Daphne Huyler and Tina Knowles, Edna, Ida and Josephine Forbes; Brother-in-law: Lowell, Nicholas, Patrick and Bernard Huyler; Donald Barr, Terrance Josey, Hulin Minnis and Vernard Handfield; Aunts: Zorozyn, Wring and Florinda Williams, Suliee Anderson and Vinis Reckley (of San Salvador), Yvonne King (of Hollywood FL), Doris, Pricika and Tholma Forbes (of New York); Uncles: Wilfred and Bertram Forbes, Milton Wring and John Anderson (of San Salvador); Aunts-in-law: Dorothea Butler, Beryl Clark; Nieces & Nephews: Damien Barr Jr, Damari Barr Jr, Jamaine, Shakera, Hanna, Oliva, Angelo, Diedre and Donny Barr, Haille and Arthur Bostwick Jr. Debaro and Brandon Huyler, Michael Culmer, Loretta, Claudette and Dominic Huyler, Katrinka Mackey, Anishka, Terice, Ashonque, Lanique, Huvonnya, Verneicia, Choyenne Nadia, Mia, Earlisla, Felecia, Taway and Javay Forbes, P.C. 2731 Leverity, Jamal and Terrance Josey, Lavon, Danta, Kenio, Wade jr, Reno, Samuel, Vernardo Jr., Lawade Forbes; Nephew-in-law: Justin Greene, P.C. 3046 Mackey; Niece-in-law: Achara Forbes; God Children: Jennie Seymour, Keyanna Moss, Lacey & Kahden Huyler; a Host of Other Relatives & Friends Including: Arrizen & Kallen Davis (Adopted Sons), Dwayne Dean & Family, Higgs & Family, Anthony, Bail, Valentine, Lopez, Eureston & Alva Huyler, Sherry Rolle & Family, Bernard Davis & Family, Timothy Newbold & Family, Island Hyacinthe, Thelma Walkes & Family Linda Dagama & Family, The Butler Family, The Bullard, Marguerite Willson & Family, Ducke & Erma Stubbs, Antoinette Woodside & Family, Higgs Limo & Family, The Sturrup Family, Andy Culmer & Family, Lillian Smith & Family, Junior Kemp & Family, Stephanie Smith & Family, Philippa Willie & Family, Melinda Knowles, Harrison Williams & Family, Ivey Dean & Family, The Sanders Family, The Clark Family, The Lowe Family, Lorrie & Family, Irene & Family, The Gilbert Family, The Lightfoot Family, The Storr Family, Vigic & Family, Beverly & Family, Linda Tinker & Family, The Dozer, Slow Players, Old Timers & The Masters Soft Ball Teams, Ministry of Public Works & Transport Family, BahaMix Family, Dean & Associates Professional Insurance Agents & Brokers, Our Lady of the Holy Souls Family, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral Family, The Yellow Elder, Nassau Village Community.

Viewing will be held in the Celestial Suite at Restview Memorial Mortuary and Crematorium Ltd., Robinson and Soldier Roads on Sunday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and at the church on Monday from 12:30pm until service time.

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Kasno Major, 22

April 05, 2012

Kasno Major age 22 years of Bowe Ave, Montell Height died at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Wednesday March 21st, 2012.

He is survived by his mother: Terry Gutierrez; father: Reggie Johnson; step father: Jose Gutierrez; sisters: Tia Stubbs of Eleuthera, Tannie Johnson of Miami, Fla., Crystal Duncombe, Yokai Major, Alexis, Robernique Major, Karliyah Duncombe of Miami, Fla., Shelly Small, Natasha Roker, Carroll Mourrissaue, Mitchlyn Pierre, Karlene Pierre; brothers: Tristan Johnson of Miami, Fla., Saeed Major, Lasheikh Major, Alex Johnson, Travon, Robert Major of Miami, Fla., Terez Major, K-den, Michell Pierre, Obie; grandmother: Betty Major; and a host of other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Funeral Announcement will be announced at a later date.

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Gloria Marie Miller, 56

April 05, 2012

Funeral Service for the Late Gloria Marie Miller, 56 years of St. Ann Crescent, off Culberts Hill, Winton Heights, will be held on Saturday March 31st, 11:00 a.m. at New Covenant Baptist Church, East-West Highway. Bishop Simeon Hall assisted by Associate Pastors of New Covenant Baptist Church will officiate. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Soldier Road.
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 at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF
Gloria Miller
A TIME TO BE BORN
Gloria Marie was born to the parentage of Joslyn
and Priscilla Jarrett on the sixth day of May, 1955.
She was the first child from this union. "Glo", as
she was affectionately called, "glowed" in every
sense of the word. She had an excellent spirit.
She was soft-spoken, loving, humble and although
strong-willed, she always had a sweet smile and a
pleasant disposition.

A TIME TO SOW
Glo's early education began at St. Mary's pre-school and continued at Oakes Field Primary which at that time was called the Base Road School. She then matriculated to J. F. K. Secondary School which was located at the site of the present H. O. Nash Junior High School. Glo always wanted to be a teacher and from early childhood she would sit her siblings, the cat and the dog down and then proceeds to "teach" them. Her love for teaching pushed her to enroll at the Teachers' Training College (now the second campus for C. C. Sweeting Secondary School). She was determined to achieve excellence in her chosen field.

Glo met Mr. Wellington Edison Miller, her "Androsian stallion", and a beautiful courtship ensued. "Welly" was indeed her soul mate. He was quiet, loving, faithful, reliable and very much in love with her. Welly strummed his box guitar and sang his way into Glo's heart. They were joined in matrimony on July 30, 1977. God blessed this union with three sons: Terru, Wellington Jr. (deceased), and Tristan Miller.

In 1978, Glo was transferred to Marsh Harbour, Abaco along with her husband, who was now an Immigration Officer. She was posted to Spring City Central High School where she taught until 1980. In 1980, she was redeployed to New Providence where she taught at S. C. McPherson Junior High school for a short time before being transferred with her husband to Inagua where she taught at the Inagua All Age School from 1980 - 1982. She was once again transferred to New Providence and in late 1982 she was redeployed to the Columbus Primary School.

At Columbus Primary, Glo headed the Remediation Program. It was here that she helped to organize the "Garden Club" which she used as a tool to effectively teach her students who were mainly kinesthetic learners. Her hard work resulted in her being blessed with the title Teacher of the Year for the Northwestern District while at Columbus Primary School.

The need to perfect the gift with which God had blessed her resulted in Glo enrolling in the College of Saint Benedict. She attended classes at the campus here in Nassau and then made the sacrifice of leaving her young family in order to complete required studies at the Minnesota Campus. In May of 1990, she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education and proudly returned home to her family.

Glo was a teacher "par excellence" and never missed an opportunity to hone her skills. In the final stage of her career, she developed a special interest in children who had long stays in the hospital; their education became very important to her. As a result, in December 2007, she accepted the post of Principal of the Hospital School and went on to excel in that field.

Glo's desire to use all the talents that God gave her was not limited to the classroom - it was exhibited in her role as a loving, dedicated, caring and faithful wife and mother and more importantly in her love for God and faithful stewardship to her church. Glo loved the Lord. On September 12, 1982, she and Welly joined New Covenant Baptist Church one week after the church's doors opened. At that time it was located in the Chicken Unlimited building on Mackey Street. She was faithful to her church. A teacher by profession, Glo was immediately drawn to the Sunday school where she would work her way up to become the second person to be elected Sunday school superintendent. She also had a beautiful and melodious voice and loved to sing. As a result she immediately joined the choir and would later be elected President of the Senior Choir. Later, Glo would coordinate the New Covenant Early Learning Centre, join the Executive Council of the church and along with her husband, serve as co-chairman of the Marriage Ministry for four years. She was faithful to all of her assignments!

Some people have green thumbs but Glo had green fingers and toes! She could take a sprig and make it bloom. She was always in her garden - planting and singing to her flowers, the grass and the trees. Her garden is beautiful because of the songs, sun, rain and fertilizer. Her yard won the Yard of the Year Award in 2007 as a result of her gardening skills and creativity. She was a member of the Horticulture Club and the Perky Garden Club.

A TIME TO REAP
Years of dedicated service in the field of Education and faithful stewardship to her church landed Glo many awards. Some of them include:

1991 - Honored for Outstanding and Dedicated Service to the Sunday School of New Covenant Baptist Church.
2000 - honored by the Young Adults Ministry for her dedication and faithfulness.
2001 - Awarded for faithful and dedicated service to the Senior Choir of New Covenant Baptist Church.
2003 - Awarded by the Ministry of Education Primary Principal's Association for long and dedicated service.
2003 - Awarded by The Ministry of Education for special contributions as a writer of indigenous textbooks for the Bahamas.
2004 - Honored by Sunday School of New Covenant for dedication.
March 2010 - Awarded Ministry of Education's Special School Administrators Award for Principals of Hospital Schools
2004 - Along with her husband, she was awarded by Marriage Ministry of New Covenant for being most unselfish couple.
2011 - Honored by Youth Department of New Covenant for outstanding work.
2011 - Honored by The National Baptist Association for longstanding and dedicated service.
1997 - She was named Mother of The Year by her church.

A TIME FOR WAR
There will come a time in all our lives when we have to go to battle for what we hold dear. Glo strongly believed that faith that was not tested could not be trusted. She was therefore ready for the battle of her life. She began to feel peculiarities in her body that told her that something was wrong. She attended physicians locally and abroad and in February 1999, she was diagnosed with lupus. This predator began to nip away at Glo's health. Year after year her body deteriorated. Her struggle to enjoy more well days was great as she was in and out of the hospital. Yet, her faith in God remained steadfast and her spirit grew stronger. Her valiant struggle became a living testimony of unwavering faith. As the years passed, the lupus took its toll and she could no longer do many of the things that she enjoyed. She was no longer able to sing or work in her garden. Her husband and sons formed a triangle of love, support and comfort around her through the painful and sleepless nights. When asked how she was doing, Glo would always declared, "It is well." This was a testimony not to her physical health but to the condition of her immortal soul. Through all the changing seasons of her life, Glo never failed to give God praise.

Left to celebrate her wonderful legacy and exemplary life are Husband: Mr. Wellington Edison Miller; Sons: Terru and Tristan Miller; Adopted Sons: Andre Seymour, Matthew Rolle, Rekeno Johnson, Rashad Thompson, Avard Cargill, Avery Cargill, Keith Thompson and Dwayne Lowers; Adopted Daughter: Jessica Hanna; Daughter-in-Law: Michelle Seymour; Mother: Mrs. Priscilla Jarrett; Sisters: Joy Rahming, June Penn, Christine and Eleanor Jarrett; Brothers: Dennis Jarrett, Joslyn Jarrett Jr., Carl Jarrett; God Children: Lanna Rolle, Alexia Nottage, Aaron Francis, Tiffany Francis, Kayliesha St. Cyr and Ellesha Daniels; Aunts: Leah Rolle and Leona Hepburn; Grandaunt: Lean Stubbs; Uncles: Kemuel Hepburn, Ezra and Wellington Hepburn
Granduncle: J. J. Stubbs; Sisters-in-Law: Grace Jarrett, Panchita, Rosa, Doretha and Erma Miller, Gertrude Pedican and Isadora McQuay; Brothers-in-Law: Vince and Charles Miller, Ernie Pedican, Ralph Adderley, Rudyard Penn and Patrick Rahming.
Nieces: Kimarrah Rahming, Raquel Penn,Leotha Debbie, Charlene. Linda. Paula, Jennifer, Necree, Donna,Jan, Goldie,Cheryl, Danise, Dominic, Demara,Nyoshie, Lynn, Dale, Tanisha and Shenequa; Grandnieces: Merchante Rahming, Trevette, Treva.
Niece-in-Law: Monteria Rahming; Nephews: Udahrae Rahming, Dennis Jr., Jerome, Tyrone, Kirk, Wayde, Ronnie, Edward, Shayne, Oscar, Troy, Brent, Travis, Darren, Theo, Waden, Liston, Alfred Jr., Zendall, Jerry and Allan; Grandnephews: Trevor Jr.
Cousins: Carolyn Hanna ,Malita, Jennifer, Ingrid, Claudia, Denise, Laontyna, Franz and Father Dwight Rolle. Other Relatives: Phipatoya, Lasheca, D'Adron, Garkeno, Indalisha, Dolly, Icelyn, Alphonso, Pastor Kirklyn Smith and the Smith Family; Maudline, Aranah, Iklyn, Mr. Harvey and Mrs. Roselda Woodside and all of the Woodside family; Mr. Carlton and Mary Bowleg; Mr. Zack and Mrs. Sharon Francis and Family; And friends of the family: Mrs. Maedawn Munroe and family; Mrs. Valencia Nottage and Family; Mr. and Mrs. Berkley and Partice Chisolm and family; Mr. and Mrs. Val and Marie Coley, and family, Pastor Willamae Braynen, Mrs. Evangeline Penn and family, Dr. Dionne Dames-Rahming,Mrs. Maltese Davis, Mrs. Nellie Walkes, Mr. and Mrs. Errol Bethel, Mr. and Mrs. Haldor Russell, Mr. John Ford and Family of Inagua, The Adderley Family of Inagua,, Mr. Elon and Shirley Arnette and family, Mr. Peuchler Jean, Mrs. Elicia Richards, Mr. Ronald and Cleomi Sutherland and family, Mr. Harold and Mrs. Carol Dorsette and Family, Lester and Shirley Farrington and Family and Mrs. Katherine Brown and Family. All the Farrington Road Family including: the Dean, Smith, Woodside, Eneas, and Sands Families, Maxine Daxon, Kim Hanna, Mr. Roy and Mrs. Arementhia Hanna, Delores Ferguson, Eloise Mackey, Lucianne Sturrup, Marsha Deveaux, Karen St. Cyr, Patrick and Debbie Johnson, Sherman and Royanna Swann (from Abaco), Clover Pratt, Yvonne Heath, Mary Moxey, Veronica Micklewhite, Sylvia Bethel, Martha Dean, Jacqueline Burrows, Barbara Burrows, Mavis Miller, Dorothy Darville, Tommy and Mizpah Smith and family, Barbara Johnson and Family, Cheryl Minnis and all the other teachers and friends. Church Family: Bishop Simeon and Minister Linda Hall and the entire membership of New Covenant Baptist Church especially the Senior Choir and Sunday School; Mrs. Beverly Beneby and Family, Mrs. Helen Thompson, Ethel Farrington, Sybil Taylor, Tyrone Miller, Whitlen Dorsette, Herbert Cash II, Chris Mullings, and The Sunday School Department.

The Bahamas Olympic Committee, The Amateur Boxing Federation of the Bahamas and all other Sporting Federations and Associations of the Bahamas, all the doctors and nurses on the third and fourth floors of Doctors Hospital, Dr. Vincent Nwosa, Dr. Kevin Moss, The Perky Garden Club, the Horticulture Garden Club; and others too numerous to mention.

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GLORIA EVANS-BAIN, 66

April 05, 2012

Funeral Service for the late Retired Senior Deputy Family Island Administrator, GLORIA EVANS-BAIN B.E.M. age 66 years of Solider Road and formerly of New Bight, Cat Island who died at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Saturday March 24th, 2012 will be held on Saturday March 31st, 2012 at 10:00am at Southland Cathedral Church of God, Soldier Road West. Officiating will be Bishop Dr. Tueton C. Stubbs, MBE, assisted by other Ministers of the Gospel. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens & Mausoleums, John F Kennedy and Gladstone Road.

She will be forever remembered by her children: Jacqueline and Sgt. Kingsley Bain, Andria Bain, Pedican, Raynor Russell and Constable 2899 Garrard Hart; stepmother: Joan Evans of Miami, Fl.; adopted mother: Francis Deveaux; adopted son: Daryn Romer of Cat Island; brothers: Barry Scavella, Christopher Rolle and Kevin Evans of Miami, Fl.; sisters: Violeann Evans Thurston, Cherylnette Evans, Christina Evans, Evangeline Evans Richardson, Delores J. Evans; step sisters: Beatrice Morley, Gaietri Hardman of Davenport, Fla., Louise Thompson; step daughter: Rhonda Russell; grandchildren: Alvado, Keino, Felisha, Jeremy, Tenaj, Lil Caleb, Rayiesha, Raynor Jr., Raynia and Amali; great grand children: Jamie and Kenaj Bain; in-laws: Lisa, Caleb Sr., Donita and Inga; nieces: Dedrieann, Eloise, Shanique, Janielle and Danielle Woods; nephews: George Kent, Micheal, Joseph, Robert, Christopher, Tarrell, Autuane, Karoughn, Calvin Jr. of Miami Fla.; special friends: Staff Administrator Office in Freeport, Andros, Abaco, Mayguana, Eleuthera and Cat Island and all Family Island Administrators in the Bahamas; cousins: Father Peter Gust, Phillip Bethell, Remelda Johnson, Vangie Minnis, Jackie Carey, Elizabeth Bethel, Victoria Fox, Thelma Ferguson, Clementine Butler, Elaine McPhee, Dorothy Ewen, Ana Marie Johnson, Carlton Johnson, Sheldon Evans; Nurses and Caregiver: Nurse Graham, Ms. Ingraham, Nurse Oliver, Ms. S T Alban,, Ms. Ina; host of other relatives and friends including: the Family of William "King" Stubbs of Orange Creek, Cat Island, Bishop Teuton and Helena Stubbs and Family, Virdell Pinder and Family, William Stubbs and Family, Leola Johnson and Family of Ft. Lauderdale, Clonious and Vernetta Stubbs and Family, Fonswith and Elva Stubbs and Family, Chrisopher and Coral Stubbs an Family of Smith's Bay, Cat Island, Rev. Madlyn and Charles Campbell of Orange Creek, Cat Island, Thelma Stubbs and Family, William L. McDonald and Family, Wentworth A. Stubbs and Family, Alfred Fountain and Family, Yvonne Fountain and Family, Tammice Fountain and Family, Jeffrey Stubbs and Family, Normalee Stubbs and Family, Rebecca Stubbs Christie and Family, Lydia Stubbs and Family, Barbara Newbold and Family, Caesarina Culmer and Family, Sandra and Sheba Stubbs and Family, Varamae Roberts and Family, The Hunter Family of Detroit, Michigan, Jackie Roberts and Family, Rose and Ken Murray and Family, Karen and Joseph Feaste and Family, Stephen Stubbs and Family Gregory Town, Eleuthera, Hortense and Almeda Young of Port Howe, Cat Island, Denise Hanna Adderley and others too numerous to mention.

Viewing will be held in the Serenity Suite at Restview Memorial Mortuary and Crematorium Ltd., Robinson and Soldier Roads on Friday from 11:00am to 6:00pm and at the church on Saturday from 8:30am until service time.

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Ezra Eglon Ferguson, 24

April 05, 2012

Funeral Service for Ezra Eglon "Woopsy", "Pork Chop" Ferguson, age 24 years, of Cabbage Hill, Crooked Island, will be held on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 11:00 am.

Church: Holy Cross Anglican Church
Address: Highbury Park off Soldier Road
Officiating: Father John Kabiga
Interment: Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery, Soldier Road
He is survived by his parents: Carl and Bloneva Ferguson of Cabbage Hill, Crooked Island; brother: Nehemiah Ferguson; sisters: Teora and Quitel Ferguson; grandmother: Rosemary Moss of Major's Cay, Crooked Island; sister-in-law: Kendera Ferguson; brother-in-law: Kamal Thompson; uncles: Habakkuk and Joseph Ferguson, Vincent Moss of Miami, Florida, Cpl 2241 Cyril Anthony Moss, Nelson and Deacon Darrel Moss; aunts: Christine Sweeting, Thelma Miller, Bernice Culmer, Rachel Gradolph, Patricia Jones, Annamae Richardson, Rowena Ferguson, Priscilla Farquharson and Daphne Cunningham; uncles-in-law: Franklyn Culmer, Robert Gradolph, Louis Sweeting, Joseph Jones, Robert Farquharson, Gerald Cunningham and Leroy Richardson; aunts-in-law: Sherry Ferguson, Denise, Caron, Joy and Shaketress Moss; grandaunts and granduncles: Julia Mills, Leroy Ferguson, Inez and Montgomery Johnson, Calvin Ferguson, Preston and Ralph Ferguson of Florida; cousins: Rashetta, Raquel and Marvin Strachan, Rendi Culmer, Tasha and Charles Ferguson, Sheila and Albury Major, Steve and Jonathan Miller, Melissa, Crystal, Tameka, Ramon, Stacey and Joseph Jones, Carolyn and Mario Lewis, Christina, Keith, Cindy, Kenrick, Kirk, Stacy and James Sweeting, Chrisanta and Terrell Hanna, Jason, Rhonda, Rubyan and Rosie Ferguson, Yvette Bethel, Jasmine, Malone, Cassandra, Avardo, Cheryl, Stephen, Michelle and Earle Ferguson, Crescelle and Rashad Farquharson, Tameka Richards, Shantelle and Valdez Ferguson, Ethan, Amya, Anthoniece, Anthonique, Sonjay and Israel Moss, Patrick, Alton, Andrew, Novus, Vanessa and Katrina Ferguson, Martine Hanna, the family of the late Hosea and Emily Ferguson, Khishlyne and Khalyne Johnson, Elroy, Danielle, Preston Jr., Ralph Jr. and Krystle Ferguson, Damien, Lahai, Antone Miller and the family of the late Leah Nottage; other relatives and friends including: Peter and Cylestina Williams, Diama Ramos, Barbara Gibson and Robert Gibson, Jason Deleveaux, Dennis, Valentino and Cpl 1460 Jerone Thompson and family, Huden and Jennamae, Leroy and Borice Clarke, Timothy and Glenda Thompson and family, David Cunningham, Deangello Knowles, Evelyn Ferguson and family, Sean Spencer, Pastor Linkwood Ferguson and family, Deacon Kermit Farquharson and family, Alphege and Nelson Ferguson, Luellen Farquharson and family, Pastor Dorcas and Stephanie Thompson and family, Evelyn Ferguson and family, Thirza Williams and family, Mrs. Alleset Deleveaux, Cleveland and Elizabeth Ferguson, Viola Cunningham and family, Kenneth and Ruth Farquharson and family, Enrico N. Wright, Father John and Eloise Kabiga and family of All Saints Anglican Church, Church Grove, staff of Thompson Trading, Nassau and Sun Shine Cruises, Water Sports at Atlantis, Paradise Island, the Class of 2005 Crooked Island High School, the Honorable V. Alfred Gray, M.P., MICAL Constituency and the entire community of Crooked Island.
FRIENDS MAY PAY THEIR RESPECTS AT ROCK OF AGES NORTH SIDE CREMATION CENTER ON THURSDAY FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M. AND AT THE CHURCH ON FRIDAY FROM 10:00 A.M. UNTIL SERVICE TIME.

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Doyle Alton Baby Doyle Bastian, 31

April 05, 2012

Funeral service for Doyle Alton "Baby Doyle" Bastian, 31 yrs., a resident of Holiday Drive, South Beach, who died on 19th March, 2012, will be held at Southside Christian Ministries International, Carmichael Road, on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Apostle, Dr. C. Clifford Smith III. Interment follows in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, JFK Drive.
Left to cherish his loving memories are his mother: Karen Ingraham; father: Alton Bastian; step-father: Orpheus Ingraham; two sons: Doyle and Doylano Bastian; one daughter: Doyleisha Bastian; one brother: Corey Bastian, two sisters: Sharmaine Ferguson, Cassie Battiata; step brother: Dasario Ingraham; step sisters: Olivia Ingraham; grandfather: Alfred Bastian; five nieces: Kevinna Pennerman, Adreana, Allyhandra and Amanda Battiata and Daysha; seven nephews: Shaquan and Cardino Ferguson, Adrian Jr. and Amaziah Battiata; thirteen aunts: Melvern, Joyce, Sandra, Burnese, Stephanie and Docas Bastian, Bridgette Miller, Alfreda Sears, Shonie and Melonie Strachan, Tesaline Evans and Belkis Dames; eleven uncles: Carl, Sidney, Ednal, Edward, Sheldon Bastian, Charles Sands, Terrance, Robert and Bernard Strachan, Shawn Benjamin and Lynden Miller, two brother-in-law: Cardinal Ferguson and Adrian Battiata; grandaunts: Anita McKenzie, Miriam Brown, Arlean, Cheryl and Rehesa Smith, Eulalee, Emily and Majorie Bastian, Muriel Bullard, Pricilda Ferguson and Muriel Ash; granduncles: Anthony, Zebedee, Nathaniel and Paul Bastian, Kendal and Stevason Smith, Henry Bullard, Elijah Ferguson and Livingston Ash; cousins: Tameko, Lakeisha, Crystal, Lithera, Laranda, Urshala, Peaches, Hollina, Elaine, Johnisha, Shan, Shakera, Shanique, Xena, Alyah, Daysha, Candace, Dasha, Ednika and Achara, Claude, Deangelo, Charley, Theo, Tevon, Terran, Marcus, Elan, Samuel, Solomon, Salathiel, Sanny, Rico, Phillip, Elton, Coran, Garvin, Brendan, Dillon, Sidney Jr., and Sheldon Jr., Barbara and Cheryl; best friends: Mackey, James and Jason; a host of other relatives and friends include: Mosko Construction, Jimmy, Johnny, Mike and Troy, Truck Drivers, members of Southside Ministries, Virgo Car Rental Staff, Staff of Big Ten, Dallas and Family, The Biker's Crew, Arebea, Johnathon, Abby, Felisha, Larette, Lavernay, Kendal, Jeff, Tony, Cleon, Allie, Stephon, Arnold, Apostle Clifford C. Smith and Family, Ingraham Family, Sheena and Family, Janice and Family, Chris, Keisha, Benjie, C.C. Sweeting Graduation Class of 1998, The Staff of Bamboo Shack, the Staff of Anthony's Bar and Grill & many others too numerous to mention.
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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Cleveland Murphy, 88

April 05, 2012

Funeral service for Reverend Cleveland Murphy, 88 yrs., a resident of Betsy Bay, Mayaguana, who died on 19th March, 2012, will be held at Zion Yamacraw Baptist Church, Yamacraw Road, on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Bishop Samuel R. Greene, Reverend Howard T.G. Smith, REverend Dr. Hilton Bullard & Other Ministers. Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
Precious memories will remain in the heart of his loving wife of sixty-three (63) years, Gladys Elaine Murphy (nee Jones).
Children: Rosetta (decease), Roderick, Virginia, Alfred, Ray and Elizabeth Murphy, Elder Hettamae & Alvin Flowers (Son-in-Law), Frankiemae & Isaac Moss (Son-in-Law), Florence & Paul Roberts (Son-in-Law), Minister Alice & Pastor Kevin Collie (Son-in-Law), and Minister Madlyn Thompson (Adopted daughter).
Grandchildren: Vernetha & Kevin Edwards, Louis & Donella Murphy, Victoria & Deon Davis, Leroy, Viola, and Terry Joseph, David, Cynthia, Terrance, Ann, Natasha, Alicia, Kaylesa, Anthony, Ray Jr. and PC 1495 Keno Murphy, PC 3391 Bersil Rolle, Kendera, Kendon, Kendricka and PC Kendrick 3361 Moss, Daronn, and Zhivargo Flowers, Tamika & Delano Brown, Kevia, Hannah and Kevonna Collie, Ivanya & Paul Roberts, Randy Cooper, Tiffany Cartwright, Leroy and Monique Murphy.
Great Grandchildren: Valentino, Donovan, and Travis Murphy, Arlington Sweeting Jr., Deon Jr., Vantasia, Destinee, and Denesha Davis, Johnell Saunders, Keajah and Kymani Stuart, Nathan and Nathaniel Charlton, Ajanae Ettienne, Kayshawna and Bria Joseph, Rhonda Rolle, Denekia & Silioam Brown, Antetia, Damien, Marques, Tyler, Elizabeth, Tray, Davargo Flowers, Derek, Rhadgena, Lorrenzo, and Allanaya.
Sisters: Katrina and Isadora Murphy, Emily and Reverend Letha Bain, Henrietta black and Sarah Collie.
Brothers: Ruthland, Jacob, Samuel and Daniel Murphy
Sisters-in-Law: Sylvia Jones, Margaret, Myrtle, and Marjorie Murphy, and Mathilda Burrows
Brothers-in-Law: Ephraim Jones, Maxwell and Reverend Lester Bain, and Robert Black
Aunt: Olive Murphy
Nieces and nephews: Patrick & Myrtle David, Ethel Strachan, Nicole, Marsha, Tyrone, Dwight, and Kelly Murphy, Harry, Shaneka, Maedawn, Phillip Ralph Jr., Randy, Claudette, Leroy Jr., Audie, and PC 2167 Murphy, Luther Johnson, Carnetta Gibson, Joycelyn, Nolan King, Sterling, Bethsheba, Clothilda, Sue-Ellen, Jaron and Jamal Jones, Berkley, Hudley, Eric, Patrick, and Desmond Collie, Dora Swain, Cleola Hamilton, Vanda Capron, Karen Carol, and Perry Johnson, Henry Sears, Dianne Cartwright,Vanessa Brown, Crystal Gibson and Linda Brown.
A host of other relatives and friends including Linda Hall, Terry Saunders, Mr. & Mrs. Johnley & Carnetta Ferguson, The Rt. Honourable Hubert A. & Lady Delores Ingraham, Mr. & Mrs., Vernon Symonette, Vincent & Joyce Mitchell, Charles, Harrington, Shevington, Marion, Walton, Rosemary, and Joyce Higgins, Drucilla Charlton, Evangelist Levi & Florence McPhee, Evangelist Laban Brown, Joanna Brown, Kenneth & Advira Missick, Cynthia Brown, Rudolph & Cleola Mesick, Eva Hamilton, Luella Burrows, Laura McPhee, Stanley & Edith Collie The Honourable Sidney & Mavis Collie, Leon & Ena Charlton, Superintendent Leamond Deleveaux, Arthur & Mildred Williamson, Michael Bain, Sylvia Missick, Pastor Joseph & Pearl Thompson, Pastor Randolph & Willamae Deleveaux, Pastor Daniel Nottage, Rev. Dr. Carrington & Rev. Sabrina Pinder, Apostle Christopher & Elder Anna Russell, Apostle Leon & Leona Wallace, Pastor A.S & Rev. Sylvene Rolle, Pastor Alexander Missick, Pastor Robert Black, Pastor T. G. Morrison, Pastor B. Wenith Davis, Pastor Irene Charlton, Reginald Charlton, Administrator Harvey Roberts, Elder Dwain & Paulamae Morley, Elder Collins & Pamela Rolle, Deacon Gayland & Shantell Nordelus, Gloria Maxwell, Doreen Taylor, Bricemae Gibson, the Gray Moss, McPhee, Higgins, Brown, Taylor, Missick, Collie, Williamson, Black, Jones, Temple of Praise Ministries, Bishop Samuel & First Lady Greene& ZYBC, Zion Baptist Churches Mayaguana District, the communities of Betsy Bay, Priates Well, Abraham's Bay, and a host of other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
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.

Memorial service for Reverend Cleveland Murphy, will be held at Temple of Praise Ministries, Prince Charles Drive, on Thursday 29th March, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. Carrington S. Pinder.

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Carrie Corrine Williamson Taylor, 71

April 05, 2012

. Funeral service for Reverend Carrie Corrine Williamson Taylor, 71 yrs., a resident of Mutton Fish Drive & Sisal Street & formerly of Pinefield, Acklins who died on 18th March, 2012, will be held at Trinity Full Gospel Baptist Church, Marshall Road, on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Officiating will be Bishop Trevor Williamson & Rev. Dr. Stanley G. Ferguson. Interment follows in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, JFK Drive.
Left to cherish her memories are: Son: Meckel Taylor Jr.; Daughters: Victoria, Evelyn and Dellarese Taylor, Lenette Taylor-Foster of Miami Florida. Grandchildren: 3174 Sterling Jr. and 2860 Lashanda Francis of Grand Bahama, Travis, Delmar, Meckel III, Leshante, Imani, Shanna and Maddix Taylor, Andrew Jr. and Ashton Rolle, Shelton and Celeste Green and Milik Bowe. Parent's in-law: Claygon and Yvonne Taylor. Brothers: Van, Rupert and Berkley Williamson, Chester Miller. Sisters: Mary Lloyd and Beryl Loriston. Son-in-law: Ian Foster of Miami, Florida. Brothers-in-law: Daniel, Dudley of Baltimore and Reno Taylor, Michael Hanna and Nelson Johnson, Elkine Lloyd and Loriston. Sisters-in-law: Sarah and Carabell Williamson, Flossie Hanna, Winifred Bain & Family, Doretha Smith, Leona, Maureen, Roberta and Azely Taylor, Jenese Watkins, Juliamae and Ernestine Johnson.
Nieces and Nephews especially: Aris & Lorenzo Ferguson of Philadelphia, Attis, Returea, Jane & Clarence Styles, Elder Bursil & Renea, Elvis, Michael & Leonard Anderson, Oralee, Vangy & Ernal, Felton, Catherine, Antone & Anna, Dwayne & Michelle, Ricardo, Princess, Troy, Bridgette & Audley, Giles & Donette, Ryan, Kino, Donnell & Brice, Valarie, Daphne, Tanya, Anthony, Keith, Jerry, Linda, Jackie, Brian, Shelly & Hank, Charles & Samantha, Phyllis & Errington, Dorcas, Neil, Dwight, Keva, Kevin, Kenva and Eric Williamson, Elizabeth Ferguson, Barabara Bain. Numerous Grand-niece and nephews. God children: Genesta Jackson, Andrea Bain, Shantell Ferguson, Anfernee, Vernique & Tarjanique Ferguson, Kanisha Henry, Lamont Astwood, Bernadette Bosfield, Inda Ferguson.
Other relatives and friends including: Bishop Brice Thompson & Family, Rev. Newton Williamson & Family, Sarah Murphy & Family, Patrick King & Family, Clodella Arnette, Lisa Johnson & Family, Rev. Gloria Redd & Revival Team, Dorothy Rolle & Family, Rev. Rudolph Bowe & Family, Pastor Rudolph & Linda Balfour, Mr. & Mrs. Edwards & Family, Mrs. Munroe & Family, Elton Williamson & Family, The Miller Family, Kathleen Bain & Family, Elder Queenie Rose & Family, Sylvia Gaitor, Esther Ferguson, Bernard Ferguson, Noemi Higgs & Family, Ann Culmer, Maggie Arnette, Levenia King, May Williamson, The Black, Collie Family, Sarah Ferguson & Family, Olgamae Collie, Ms. Patsy Smith & Family, Rev. Lockwood Deleveaux & Family, The entire family of the Morning Star Association, Elder Cherry Missick & family, Pastor Arlington & Sylvine Rolle, Laverne Barr, Jennifer Brennen,Glenda McIntosh, Carla Baker, Nomia Johnson Rolle, George King & Family, Andrew Rolle, Christine Pinnock, Agnes Allen & Family, Kimberly Caswell, Lulamae Thompson & Family, Dorothy & James Watson & Family, Gloria Major, Pastor Arlington & Bettyann Ferguson, Ricardo Buyer, Francis Bowe, John Cartwright, Douglas Taylor, Omar & Lawrence Bain, Brenda White, Suzanne Johnson, Sonia Hinsey, Rev. Stanley Ferguson and The New Free Community Holiness Family, Bishop Trevor & Sharon Williamson and the Trinity Full Gospel Family, Mrs. Marian Taylor & Family, Mrs. Beneby & Family,The Bahamas Cosmotologist & Barbar Association, The Staff of Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution, Doctor Raleigh Butler, Doctor Holiday, Doctor Bodie, The Gynae Ward at the Princess Margaret Hospital, the entire Acklins Community and the entire Williamson family.
Friends may pay their last respects at New Free Community Holiness Baptist Church, Malcolm Allotment, on Friday from 10-5:00 p.m. & on Saturday at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 10-6:00 p.m. & on Sunday at the church from 1:00 p.m. until service time.

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Brenda Lee Barr, 51

April 05, 2012

Funeral service for Brenda Lee Barr, 51 yrs., a resident of Deveaux Street, who died on 18th March, 2012, will be held at New Riverside Church, Poinciana Drive, on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Sylvanus Petty. Interment follows in Southern Cemetery, Cowpen & Spikenard Roads.
Left to cherish her memories are her:
Mother: Zelma Barr
Children: Latania Bastian, Irvin Trico Smith and Cryil Hanna (pre-decesed)
Grandchildren: Talea Hendfield, Sade Johnson, Tamia Hanna and Leonardo Lockhart Jr.
Special friend: Victor Bevans
Sisters: Sally Mae & Sherry Smith, Hazil Saville & Christine McGlory of (Miami FL), Iownny Stuart & Tienka Walkine
Brother: Richard Saville
Aunts: Alma Hamilton, Agnes Barr, Carol, Diane, Christie & Donna
Uncles: Robert
Nieces: Sherill, Shorill, Shornell Smith, Shanea Pinder, Amy Ridge, Richardneka Saville, Wendika Saville, Shanita Williams & Tariah Walkine
Grand niece: Tyler Laville
Nephews: Prentice & Dominique McGlory, Garnet Stuart, Lamont Baillou, Ricardo and Vick Saville.
Cousins: Fred Jones, Rudolph Barr, Linda, Valeria, Kara, Leona Hudson, Percy and Jerry Hamilton.
Donna, Dave, Renee, Vance and Marlin Barr, Dereck, Malita, Shawn, Monty and Knigsley Barr.
Goddaughter: Yolanda Christophe
Others relatives & friends; New Riverside Church of God Family, Sis. Mackey, Staff at Princess Margaret Hospital, Leancezar Hanna, Lorna, Keith Bastian & family, Brenda Saunders & family, Corry Carveino and Eunice Pinder of Grand Bahama, Maryann, Bredell, Kino, Clem, Mrs. Darville, Kenrick, Stanyna, Deveaux Street, Milton Street & Brougham Street 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 10:00 a.m. until service time.

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Berenice Arleen Bethel Armbrister, 90

April 05, 2012

Funeral Service for the Late Berenice Arleen Bethel Armbrister, 90 years of #9 Sunflower N., Sunshine Park, will be held on Saturday March 31st, 10:00 a.m. at St. Agnes Anglican Church, Baillou Hill Road. The Venerable Archdeacon I. Ranfurly Brown, Rev. Fr. Neil Nairn and Rev. Canon Warren Rolle will officiate. Interment will follow in the Western Cemetery, Nassau Street.

Berenice is pre-deceased by her First Husband: Arthur Bethel and daughter Lorraine Bethel-Fraser; and is survived by her Children: Gregory and Kenneth Bethel, Yvonne Bethel-Johnson, Leslie and Geoffrey Armbrister; Brother: Basil Huyler; Grandchildren: Monique Wilchcombe, Gabriella Fraser, Kofe and Dr Tanya Bethel, Miquelle Russell, Tiffany Ward, Kenneth Bethe Jr., Stacey Bethel-Adderley, Shonda Bethel, Chryshenda Tynes, Steffan, Sean and Tanya Johnson; Sisters-in-Law: Coral, Althea and Theresa Huyler; Ester Armbrister,Noreen Major, Peggy Philip, Edith Smith, Janice Thompson and Eulalee Johnson; Son-in-Law: Rufus Johnson Jr.; Daughter-in-Law: Madonna Bonimy-Bethel; Great Grandchildren: Jasmine and Alana Wilchcombe; Mark Fraser, Kofe and Lakofia Bethel; Brandisha, Brinika, Bradley and Braden Russell; Rian and Rayvan Ward; Bracey and Alicia Adderley; Justin, Liyah and Kalil Tynes; Kamari Rolle; Great Great Grand Children: Viriesha and Vanya Bethel; Grand Son-in-Law: Neville Wilchcombe, Yale Tynes, Randy Russell, Wayde Adderley and Ryan Ward; Numerous nephews, nieces, family and friends especially: Lydia Ferguson (care-giver), Garth Fraser, Ernest Fraser, Cassandra Grimes-Bethel, Mary Symonette, Idris Reid, Nora Dorsett, Gwenith Huyler-Barr, Patrick Huyler, Dr Nicholas Hepburn, Mary Davis, Pansy Miller and Rosena Johnson.

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 at the church from 9:00 a.m. until service time.

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Beaulah Blanche Rolle-Armbrister, 95

April 05, 2012

Bloodstone Funeral Service For Mrs. Beaulah Blanche Rolle-Armbrister age 95 years of #33-A Wellington Street West, off Blue Hill Road North and formerly of Arthur's Town Cat Island, will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 11am at Judaea Baptist Church, Tonique Williams-Darling Highway. Rev. Dr. Marina P. Sands JP, assisted by other Ministers will officiate and burial will be in Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery, Soldier Road.

The Radiance of this "Bloodstone of A Gem" will always glow in the hearts of her:
Two Sons: Everette W. and Selwyn H. Armbrister;
One Daughter: Lornamae Armbrister of New Rochelle, New York;
Two Adopted Daughters: Evangelist Lillian Dean and Evangelist Jacqueline King;
Thirteen Grandchildren: Ida Burrows, William E., Sandra, Rose, Dwayne, Roderick, Philip and Michelle Armbrister, Esaura Rolle, Andrea, Keith, Claudine and Charlene;
Three Great Grandchildren: Sven Ambrose, Destiny and Tavares Armbrister Jr.;
One Sister: Emmie Eleanor Stubbs;
One Grand Daughter-in-law: Renee Armbrister;
Six Nephews: Hesley and Ezekiel Stubbs, Howard and Garnet Rolle, Eugene Rolley and Stafford Knowles;
Sixteen Nieces: Iris Mackey, Virginia Brennen, Salomie, Roselda and Priscilla Stubbs, Alice Darville, Leanora Archer, Sheila Sweeting, Brenda Newbold of Miami, Florida, Olga, Donna and Eva Rolle, Andrea Smith, Joyce, Theresa, Bonnie and Maxine of Miami and Ft. Pierce, Florida;
Six Great Grand Nephews: Lakario, Denrick, Meeko, Angelo, Aaron and Alexander;
Nine Great Grand Nieces: Stephanie, Joycdin, Jennifer, Phyllis, Norma, Dorissa, Darcia, Michelle and Jamie;
Other relatives and friends: Livingstone and William Farrington, Daisy and Monica Armbrister, Carnetta Seymour, Idamae Duncombe, Wilfred and Emerald Hepburn, Alfred Burrows and their families, family of the late John Armbrister, The Webb, Thompson, Miller, Dean, Smith and Bonaby families and The entire Arthur's Town Community, Rev. Dr. Marina P. Sands and Judaea Baptist Church Family.

Visitation will be in the "Emerald Suite" Emerald Ridge Mortuary & Monument Company Ltd. #20 Claridge Road of Friday, March 30, 2012 from 1pm to 6pm and at Judaea Baptist Church, Tonique Williams Highway on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 10am to service time.

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Awandale Philippa Dawkins- Stuart nee White, 50

April 05, 2012

Funeral Service for MRS. AWANDALE PHILIPPA DAWKINS- STUART nee WHITE, 50 years of Faith Avenue and formerly of Sandy Point, Abaco will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Meeting Street, Sandy Point, Abaco. Officiating will be Rev. Napoleon Roberts and Rev. Dr. Carrington S. Pinder. Interment will follow in the Sandy Point Public Cemetery, Sandy Point, Abaco.

Precious Memories will linger forever in the hearts of her husband: George Stuart; children: Lynette Rodriguez, Shorette Capron, Janero, Jeron Stuart; grandchildren: Aurea, Latrell, Lavaree, Remar Rodriguez and Awani Stuart; son-in-law: Rafael; sisters: Enid White, Sandra White, Donna Johnson, Eleanor Stuart, Ivy Kelly, Josette Thompson and Maria Dames; brothers: Kendal, Stanley, John, William, James and Robert White and Marvin Greene; sisters-in-law: Adinah and Christine White and Eulamae Greene; brothers-in-law: Jeffrey Johnson, Steven Gardiner, Dudley, Ivan, Edmond and Bradley Stuart; nieces: Regina Cox, Mesh'a Smith, Sherika Mills, Donnika Johnson, Skylah, Stanya and Shamika White; nephews: Ahmad Johnson, Rashad White; aunts: Isamae Seymour, Dorothy Dean and Beatrice Davis; uncles: James Davis, David Seymour, Harrison Gaitor and Jonathan Dean; cousins: Rochelle (Kerrington), Ralph Dames, Roselda (Hercules) Clarke, Anthony (Yvonne) and Leon Bain, Victoria (Derek) Butler, Allardyce Culmer, Sonamae (Rodney) and Julie (Ollie) Davis; Daniel (Cindy), Gilbert and Jason (Bernadette) Davis and Elizabeth Stuart; Eugene, Trevor (Avis), Errol (Bonnie), Jeffrey (Dorenda) and Lorraine Davis, Deborah (Marvin) Newbold, Karen (Herbert) Marshall and Michelle (Omar) Francis; Iona (Gadville) McDonald, Petrell (Keith) Lloyd and Davon Seymour; Erma (George) Bain, Isabell (Tony) Culmer and Samuel (Sybalene) Davis; Marion, Christine, Harold Gaitor and Judymae (Jackson) Davis; Idamae (Simon) Jones, Veronica (Steve) Cumberbatch, Roselda (Rufus) Johnson, Joseph and Richard Swain; Edney (Leisha) and Derek Gaitor; Allardyce (Felix) Munroe, Zelma (Garfield) Hepburn and Basil (Patsy) Swain, Steven (Petrell) Swain, godparent: Claude Burrows; godchild: Tavano Greene and a host of other special family and friends: Rev. Dr. Carrington and Sis. Sabrina Pinder and family, Rev. Napoleon and Sis. Clemma Roberts and family, Edward and Isadora Pinder and family, Linda Seymour, Ethel Hart, Donavan Saunders, William and Louise Swain and family, Henza and Lenny Dawkins and families, Donna Lowe, Teresa McPhee, Patrice Williams, Carolyn Duncombe, Lorraine Burrows, Stephanie Hield, Juanyette, Felicia, Sonya, Ashley and Mckail Stuart, Robynn Wilkinson, Princess Williams, Jonathan and Veronica Stuart, Priscilla and Sarah Dawkins, Pastor Earlin and Sis. Joan Baillou, Lillian, Stephanie and Marsha Roberts, Gertrude, Tyrone and Crystal, Judy Hunt, Sonja Toote, Pastor Samuel and Lady Carmen Cornish, Edith Clarke, Eloise Cornish, Oswald and Wenzel McBride, Winifred Mitchel and Blossom Davis, Tracey Fleuridor, Isadora Blyden, The McDonalds, Beverley Smith and family, David Capron, Leland and David Simms, Daisymae Stuart, Nelson, Marcus, Michael Davis, Sharon Octaven, Lillymae, Monique, Eliza and Clothilda Albury, Valeria Lightbourne, Ivamae Williams, Agatha Ferguson, Donald Rolle and family, Gwenn Penn, Vernita Reckley, Grace Aranah, Shannel Fox, Kateva Davis, Kendy Anderson, Lucille Walker, Sherlin McKenzie, Lula Burrows and family, Marion Rolle & family, Francis Fox and family, Marinette Walker, Eliza Bain, Wayde Mills, Isolene, Olive, Daphne Burrows, Annie Darville, Dolly Russell, Neville and Loretta Stuart, Leonnie Davis and family, Rev. Preston, Alonza and Roland Knowles, Enid Hield, Emmaline Butler and family, Ismae Stuart and family, Roland, Elvis, Ofelia, Rafaletta, Christopher and family, Ismae Dawkins and family, Vernell Davis and family, Edward Stuart and family, Berlene Johnson and family, Rosemarie Allen, Elizabeth Walker, Willamae Dawkins and family, Peter, Rozina Swain and family, Baron Swain and family, Terry Stuart and family, Annie Roberts and family, Bishop Clifford, Evelyn Henfield and family, Virginia Wells and family, Kenya & Staff Abaco Insurance, E & E Grocery, New Rehoboth Min. Int'l and Mt. Zion Baptist Church families, Staff of Kidney Center, West Bay Street , Dr. Ilsa Grant and Dr. Ronald Knowles, Staff at Batelco (Nassau and Abaco), Staff, Princess Margaret Hospital and the Entire communities of Moore's Island, Sandy Point and Murphy Town, Abaco.

Viewing will be held in the Celestial Suite at Restview Memorial Mortuary and Crematorium Ltd., Robinson and Soldier Roads on Thursday from 10:00am to 5:00pm and at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Sandy Point, Abaco on Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until service time.

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