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Funeral Service for Carlson Leslie Taylor, 20, of Kennedy Subdivision who died on June 16, 2011 will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Bethlehem Baptist Church, Independence Drive. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. Everette J. Brown, Minister Sheila Brown, Minister Christine Johnson, Minister Derek Munroe, Deacon Timothy Bailey and Other Ministers of the Gospel. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
He is survived his mother: Dellareese Rolle; Father and Stepmother: Cessel and Portia Taylor; Stepfather: Ivan Rolle Jr., Grandparents: Douglas and Dec. Rose Tynes and Maria Maycock; Sisters: Tremaine and Ivanna Rolle, Cecily Seymour, Attorney Tamara Taylor, Shakema, Lisa and Shavonne Taylor; Brothers: Quinton Barr, Ricardo and Rinardo Brown, Alvin Strachan, Cecil, Trevor, Kevin, LeSean, Sharif, Brad and Renaldo Taylor; Aunts: Theresa Bain, Najwa Knowles, Minique, Nathalee, Lynette and Shareta Tynes, Jenny Mae and Betty Rolle, Rosita Taylor, Joycelyn Owens and Princess Culmer of Ft. Lauderdale Florida, Myrtle Gardiner, Ivy and Vernita Davis, Pat Bell and Faye Pennerman; Uncles: Tyrone, Kevin and Jeffrey Tynes, Michael Bain, Michael Rolle, Jay Knowles, Dustin Dorsette, Oswald, Thomas, Paul, James, Donnie and Eddison Taylor, Herbert, Anthony, Emmanuel, Roy, Kirkwood, Keith, Joel, Godfrey, Keno, David and PC 2891 Richard Rolle; Grand Aunts: Millicent Fernander, Evangelist Carolyn Evans, Caffie Bowe, Cornelia Johnson, Agnes Moss, Maud Ferguson and Harriet Cooper; Grand uncles: Alfred Rolle, Arnold Munroe, Stephen Rolle and Julius Farquharson of Freeport Grand Bahama; Bishop Nelson Ferguson and Roderick Cooper; Brother-in-Law: Pedro Seymour; Numerous nieces including: Tanesha, Pedrya and D'ontrae; Numerous nephews including: Q'Shawn and Quintino Barr, Ian Hart Jr., Keron, Trevado Oreathio and LeSean Jr., 8 grandnieces and grand nephews, Cousins: Tamika Johnson, T'Kya and Pamela Bain, Tynesha, Tyesha, Tyla, Jasmine and Jewel Tynes and Carla Bethell, Michael Jr., and Christian Bain, Tyrese and Jeff Tynes Jr., Dwight and P'Andray Charlow, Kade, Kyle and Koen Bodie, Bradea and Bradley Cash, Brickell, Travis and Preston Moss, Patrice Harris, Ian and Alfred Rolle Jr., Samuel Munroe, Monique Toote, Stephen Rolle Jr., WPC 476 Jacqueline Johnson, Durano, Tavares, Roy Jr., Kirknell, Crystal and Rashad Rolle, Elkera and Zane Knowles, Darian Smith, Michael Higgs and Derron Damascus; Special Friend: Rintare 'Peggy' Darling and children Maquin and Ferrenea; Numerous other relatives and friends including Ian Hart Sr., Shakera Youte, Raqueisha McPhee, Nigel Williams, Christine Barr and Family, Barbara Rodgers and Family, Jack Knowles and Family, Natasha and Dwainia Black and Family, Anna Rolle and Family, Sonia Cleare and Family, Tennile Percentie and Family, Muriel Jackson and Family from Cocoa Florida, Mavis Lockhart and Family, The Newbold Family, Ebony and Shandia Finlayson, Staff of Casa D'Angelo, Atlantis, Staff of the Plant Laundry Dept. Atlantis, Staff of Esso Bargain City, Staff of Keep Kool Air Conditioning, Oscar and Tammy Finlayson, Mrs. King from Government High, Cpl. 2566 Warren Storr, Mortiva Pennerman, Faith Rolle, Boatman, Yogi, John & Johnette Rolle, The New Bethlehem Church Family, The Ridgeland Park, Montell Heights, Yellow Elder, Pinewood, Bamboo Town and Kennedy Communities, and many others too numerous to mention.
Friends may pay their last respects at East Sunrise Mortuary, Rosetta Street, Palmdale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m. at the Church on Saturday until service time.
Central and South Abaco;
You know, sometimes your own supporters get too enthusiastic and say things or play songs at rallies that are really ‘over the top’.
(Nassau, The Bahamas) Uncertain as to why they have not heard from Henry Leroy Cooper in three months, a family in The Bahamas is desperate, hoping that they can find closure or at least a clue as to his whereabouts.
“The last time we saw or heard from him was in November 2012,” says his nephew Marcus Cooper, an accountant with a law firm owned by a well known Bahamian politician. “It’s not like him at all and I guess the time lapsed because one person thought the other was in contact and so on so forth. We are all here in The Bahamas and we need someone to figure out what is going on.”
Nassau, The Bahamas - Uncertain as to why they have not heard from Henry Leroy Cooper in three months, a family in The Bahamas is desperate, hoping that they can find closure or at least a clue as to his whereabouts. "The last time we saw or heard from him was in November 2012," says his nephew...
Nassau, The Bahamas -
Uncertain as to why they have not heard from Henry Leroy Cooper in three
months, a family in The Bahamas is desperate, hoping that they can find
closure or at least a clue as to his whereabouts.
"The last time
we saw or heard from him was in November 2012," says his nephew Marcus
Cooper, an accountant with a law firm owned by a well known Bahamian
politician. "It's not like him at all and I guess the time lapsed
because one person thought the other was in contact and so on so forth.
We are all here in The Bahamas and we need someone to figure out what is
Attorney at Law / Chairman of the Bahamas branch - Charted Institute of Arbitrators/London
What attracted you to the sector?
I became interested in pursuing a career in diplomacy while studying French at La Sorbonne, Paris, France. My deceased brother, Richard Cooper, himself a lawyer, encouraged me to read law after I had finished my tertiary education in France. I studied for the LLB in London, while simultaneously working as a full-time officer at The Bahamas Maritime Office. My primary duties were in the areas of registration of mortgages, an area of ship finance, which firmly established my interest in the financial sector.
How long have you been involved in financial services?
Following my call to the Bar in 1993, I practiced over a broad range of areas in the law, but my primary interest was in corporate and commercial laws. I became actively interested in financial services about one decade ago, and have been involved in the sector since then.
What keeps you motivated?
We all know that life is full of challenges. I meet these challenges, and bring stability to my professional and personal like by drawing inspiration, strength and hope from God. My conviction of The Bahamas' potential to be a premier international arbitration center in the Americas with capacity to complement other arbitral seats around the globe particularly motivates me. Ensuring that there are successors in the industry in 2030 and beyond is also an important motivating factor for me.
Why do you think you have been successful?
I attribute my success to the favor of God and the kindness of persons that have touched my life. My parents, especially my father the Late Rev. Dr. R. E. Cooper Sr. made huge sacrifices for my education and instilled in me a determination and appreciation for life and the opportunities it brings. Along the way, persons have sowed into my success. For example, my benefactor the late Frank Lloyd was instrumental to my completing my studies in France and England after my father's death. Of course, it was left to me to embrace the opportunities afforded to me, and as with others, hard work, dedication and a fearless determination to re-start from ground zero all contributed to where I am today.
Did mentoring play a part in your success?
Yes, I consider mentoring critical. Friends, family and associates have mentored me over the years in areas as wide as business etiquette, diplomacy, and in the legal and financial sectors. I do believe, however, that mentoring should start at home; my parents were my first mentors. I have also found that mentorship is not hinged on age, but rather experience and a willingness to share.
What qualifications do you feel are the most useful in helping you perform in the sector?
Fluent knowledge of the French language has enabled me to provide professional services to the francophone community. Additionally, obtaining my Series 7 has given me the investment knowledge and exposure to respond effectively to a dynamic and evolving marketplace and particularly to the business needs of my clients.
Training with The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London has allowed me to provide the option of Arbitration/Alternative Dispute Resolution to clients who are keen to conduct business in The Bahamas, and want a commercially viable option to settle disputes.
What has been the biggest challenge in your career? How did you overcome it?
The biggest challenge in my career has been staying innovative and seeking new opportunities within the global community. This is a continuing challenge. In order to meet the challenge, I regularly attend legal and financial conferences all over the world, to remain on the cutting edge of what is happening internationally, and to be familiar with what others globally perceive as the future of the financial industry. Also, I research market developments and remain abreast of the global financial regulatory climate.
What advice would you give young people just starting out in the industry?
I would say to young people that they should learn how the financial markets operate. I strongly advise them to read and research to understand national, regional and international economies. Exposure by means of travel or internships whether in The Bahamas, regionally or worldwide would prove to be very strategic for future networking, and the establishment of a competitive curriculum vitae. I advise young people that becoming fluent in a foreign language in which business is conducted is more pertinent today than it was when I was studying.
I also encourage young people to pursue their vision with laser focus and not to be afraid of dismantling "the box" and embracing the global market.
Funeral service for Ethelyn Elizabeth Johnson, 90 yrs., a resident of #8 Nola Circle, Belair & formerly of Buckley's, Long Island, who died on 20th April, 2012, will be held at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Wulff Road & Blue Hill Road, on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Canon Basil Tynes. Interment follows in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, JFK Drive.
Left to cherish her memories are:
Her Children: Evangelist Velma Johnson, Nurse Sandra Johnson, Dr. Dexter (Michelle) Johnson, Lyn, and Camille Johnson
Stepchildren: Leotha Miller ( & Family), George Johnson ( & Family)
Grandchildren: Derron Johnson, Miguel (Rita) Knowles, Major Adrian (Mirrie) Bryan; Aria (Ted) St. Louise, Amanda Gardiner, Dr. Dexter (Nathalie) Johnson Jr., Lydia and Dominque Johnson; Tereno, Renaldo and Drashad Johnson; Christophe, Christi and Christiaan Cartwright.
Great Grand Children: Private Samantha Bryan (US Army), Adrian Jr., Jacqueline, Tristan and Zoe Bryan; Nia McClaean and Alexis Gardiner; Aalijah Johnson.
Sisters: Evelyn Knowles-Cooper and Althea Knowles
One Brother: Robert Knowles
One Brother-in-law: Arthward Cooper
Nieces: Georgina Johnson, Rosemary Stuart, Martha Ferguson, Naomi Johnson, Theresa Knowles-Thompson (Reuben), Dornell Whylly-Albury (Roland), Diana (Zurline) Knowles; Grace Rolle; Gillian (Morris) Jones, Anishka (Mark) Cooke, Astrid (Lynden) Tinker, Linda (Vernal) Collie, Stephanie Pinder, Judy Stubbs; Genesta (Johnanthan) Williams, and Debbie McCoy; Williamae Dockins & Family.
Nephews: Glen Collie, Van Johnson; Alkick Walkes, Ashton (Ratio) Glass; Patrick, Charles, Raymond and Walter Knowles; Fr. Rudolph (Mary) Cooper, Archdeacon Kingsley (Sandra) Knowles, Tony (Maureen) Cooper, Charles Cooper, Kelvin Cooper; Gregory, Kendal and Roger Knowles
Numerous Other relatives including: Hon. Franka (Ashleigh)Bernadine; Mrs. Doris Cargill & Family, Mrs. Olga (Fr. Gilbert Arthur )Thompson & Family; Mrs. Erma Saunders & Family, Winston Major & Family, Franklyn (Marilyn) Major & Family; Mrs. Mary (Alpin) Russell & Family; William (Tudor) Cleare; the Major, the Knowles, the Collie, & the Johnson Families.
Special Friends including: Mrs. Pearl Quentine Huyler Strachan, Mrs. Susan Sears Rolle, Eric and Susan Hepburn, Judy Cole, Nurse Susie Mae Lockhart, Mrs. Andrea Adderley, Mrs. Shirley Brennen, Nurse Shirley Smith, Mrs. Richards, Mr. & Mrs. White, Mrs. Bevans, Marcia Wilson, Mr. Junior Mackey, Daisy & Leroy Ferguson, Rev. Fr. Athma Buhdu, Mrs. Edna Barrow, Mrs. Ruby Byer, Roosevelt, Eileen Alexis & Family, Ms. Shirley Strachan, Mrs. Patrona Major, Mrs. Agnes Cartwright, Rev Ornan & Mrs. Johnson; Mrs. Betty Poitier & Family, Rev. Roslind Missick & Family; Egbert & Rev. Doris Stockdale & Family, Rev. Nell Bodie & Family, The Williams Family, Harewood Sinclair Higgs & Family; Mrs. Elaine Williams & Family; Dr. Ada Thompson, Dr. Adrian Sawyer, Dr. James McCartney; Alfreda Sears & Family; Cannon Basil Tynes, Fr. Roderick Bain; Fr. Joseph & Mary Micklewhite.
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.
A Memorial Service in memory of Everette Theophilus Hendfield age 71 years a resident of Foster Street will be held on Friday 13th January 2012, 11:30 a.m. at Hillview Seventh Day Adventist Church, Tonique Williams Darling Highway. Officiating will Pastor Peter Joseph assisted by Pastor Kent A Price
Cherished memories are in the hearts of: Daughter: Donell Naomi Knowles, nee Henfield, Sons: Kevin, Keith and Jason. Stepsons - Teon and Javon, Son in law: Elvis Knowles, Daughters in law: Lisa, Paula and Mamawie, Grandsons: Michael and Dominic Knowles, Jason Jr. Jamari, Jaidyn, Kevin, Keithan, Keilo, Granddaughters: Chellesa, Janhiah, Makayla, Lakeisha, Shakeitha, Brothers: Earl, Fred and Harry, Brothers in law: Carney, Eric and Philip Cooper, Sisters in law: Milagros and Vernay Henfield, Susie Horton, Delauris Cooper-Bain of Tampa, Melva Styles of Atlanta. Ena, Lana and Alfreda Cooper, Nephews and Nieces including: Stephen and Yeeman Henfield, Janet, Danielle and Jazmine Henfield, Earlene and Rafael Weech. Kano Wilkinson, Oilin Coakley, A host of other relatives and friends including Munroes and Lotmores from Mackey Street, Gwendolyn & Paul Sealy, Dr Spencer-Prince, Dr Swami, Ronny Armbrister. The Taylor family, Cleare Hepburn and family. Close friends Pat Bell and family, Angela Gay and family, Douglas Cleare, Stephanie Currie, the Bahamas Musicians family. Hillview Seventh Day Adventist family.
Special thanks to Good Samaritan Home for their support.