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Retired Male Nurse Burton Robert Smith

Retired Male Nurse Burton Robert Smith

3/26/2018 10:22:00 AM

Funeral Service for the late Retired Registered Male Nurse Burton Robert Smith age 84 years of #37 Halifax Road, Stapledon Gardens will be held on Saturday March 24th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Bahamas Faith Ministries, Myles E. Munroe Diplomat Center, Carmichael Road. Officiating will be Pastor Kerseh Darville and Pastor Patrick Rolle assisted by other ministers of the Gospel. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F. Kennedy Drive.

 

Burton Robert Smith is predeceased by his beloved father:  Male Nurse Robert Golden Smith and his loving and precious mother:  Mrs. Albertha Major-Smith both of Tarpum Bay, Eleuthera, his beloved father & mother in laws:  Elridge Lorenzo “Lollie Davis and Julia Beatrice Davis (Nee: Phillips)                                                                                                                                                                                   

Left to ponder and cherish his memories are his beloved and dedicated spouse and partner of 56 years: Retired Registered Staff Nurse Barbara Marina Smith (Nee:  Davis), three children:  daughter:  Tracey I. Clarke (Nee: Smith) along with spouse George Ricardo Clarke I (predeceased), son: Richard Burton Smith & daughter:  Monique Major (Nee: Smith) along with spouse, Dr. Kendal Major, Former Speaker of The Honourable House of Assembly(Six) grandchildren with spouse:  Simone Smith, George Ricardo Clarke II (Carla), Ruben Clarke, Italia Clarke, Kyalia Major & Richard Bentley Smith  (One) great grandson:  George Ricardo Clarke III (Seven) sisters with spouses:  Berthamae Smith (predeceased), Gloria Smith, Olive Smith, Vivienne Lockhart, Maryanne Smith, Edith Miller (Albert) & Mizpah Wallace (Seven) brothers with spouses:  Ormond Smith (predeceased), James Edwin Smith (Edith), Anthony “Tony Smith (predeceased), Luther Smith (Genienne), Matthew Smith, Carl Smith (Ebianna) & Leonard Smith (Shelia) stepmother: Irene Louise McQuay-Smith sister-in-laws with spouses:  Brenda Ingraham & Entire Family, Nurse Marion Madu (predeceased), Gloria Sweeting (Joseph & Entire Family), Madlin Oliver, Wendy Kemp & Entire Family, Paulette Davis & Ingrid Bartlett (spouse Darryl & son Darryn) brother-in-laws with spouses:  Elridge “Ellie” Davis & Family, Ancil Davis & Family, Dale Davis Sr. (Pauline & Family), Larry Davis (Tanya & Family) Nieces with spouses:  Portia Coerbell (Ian), Michelle Fernander (Sherwin), Kelly Knowles (David & Family),  Suzette Alvina & Family of Atlanta, Denise George & Family of Atlanta and a host of other nieces Nephews with spouses:  Blake Smith, Leonard Smith (Spouse), Patrick Smith (Vinita & Family of Guthrie, Oklahoma), Phil Smith (predeceased) – wife Blossie & Family, Trevor Smith, Chidi Madu & Family of London, Chima Madu & Family, Allan Sweeting (Cherise & Family), Jayson Sweeting (Charissa & Family) and a host of other nephews too numerous to mention:  The Entire Major Family of Tarpum Bay, Eleuthera, Cousins include: Rosemary & Tanya McCartney, Dr. James McCartney, Reginald McCartney and their families, Patricia Goz & family of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Paulina Saunders & family of Miramar, Florida and the remaining descendants of Margaret Major-McCartney; Doris Culmer & family, Hartley Neely & family and the remaining descendants of Viola Major-Neely; Marilyn Munroe & family, Beryl Moss & family and the descendants of George Arthur Major; descendants of Thomas Major and Carol Pratt; The descendants of Wilfred Major & Mary Ellen Major-Styles of the USA; Charles Smith & family, Hillerina Thompson & family, Rose Bradshaw & family and the remaining descendants of Howard Granville Smith; William, Clinton and Dr. Timothy McCartney and the McCartney clan:  The Entire Davis Family; cousin in-laws:  Cyprianna Greenidge-Graham of New York, Catherine Francis & Family, The Entire Lightbourn Family, Naomi Brown & Family and many others BFMI Church Family & Friends & The Parish of The Most Holy Trinity & Friends:   The Entire BFMI Family too numerous to mention, Family of the late Dr. Myles & Lady Ruthanne Munroe & Family of the late Dr. Richard Pinder (Pastor Sheena Pinder & Family), Dr. David & Pastor Angela Burrows, Senior Pastors BFMI, Pastors Kersch & Suzette Darville & Family, Fellowship Pastors, Pastors Patrick & Adline Rolle, Pastors Henry & Shelia Francis, Pastors Jay & Eturpie Munnings, Pastors Allen & Nioka Munroe, Pastors David & Loniece Knowles, Real Men Ministry, Women of Excellence Ministry, Family of Ruth, Judy McDonald & all the wonderful ladies, Telephone & Marriage Counselling Ministries BFMI), Retired Nursing Officer Vivia Young & Family, Mrs. Whitney & Jayanne Davis & Family, Pastor Barbara Lockhart, Remella Bailey & Family, Nurse Vernika Thompson & Family, Wendymae Fernander & Family, Daphne Bowleg & Family, Pastors Charles & Cassandra Nottage & Family, Retired Nurse Angela Aracha & Family, Pastor Ingrid Johnson, Pastors Carl & Laverne Albury, Pastors Solomon & Sharon Campbell, Evangelist Colamae Colymore & Family, Pastors Lee & Rosie Smith, Ministers Merrit & Charlene Storr, Ministers Ethan & Theresa Moss & Family, Phillip & Jacqueline Romer & Family, Kevin & Rosie Fox, Constance Rolle & Family, the late Albertha Rollins & Family:  Family Friends:  Entire Family of the late Eric & Winnie Darville, Entire Family of the late Male Nurse Hiram Newbold, Entire Family of the late Male Nurse Hasam Miller, Entire family of the late Male Nurse Oneil Rolle, Nurse Basil Kelly & Family, James Johnson Family of Farrington Road, the late Rudolph & (Iris Smith) & Family, Ruby Clarke & The Entire Bethel Family, Mr. & Mrs. Emerson& The Entire Major Family, Mrs. Vylma Thompson-Curling, Mr. & Mrs. Carl & Una Kemp & Family, Llewellyn & Nichole Armstrong & Family, The Staff of Primary School Years of Queen’s College and particularly students of grades 3Q and 5P, The Parish of The Most Holy Trinity Anglican Church Family, The Brice’s Care Group. Micheala Whlly, The Harts Family, The Staff of Kingsway Academy High School, Ms. Brenda Kerr-Henfield & Family, The One Stapeldon Association Family: Nursing Family:  Family members of the late Dr. Granville Bain, Family members of the late Dr. Earl Farrington, Dr. Robert Gibson & Family of Mrs. Cynthia “Mother” Pratt, Samuel “Sammy” & Retired Nursing Officer Sandra Bain & Family, Retired Nursing Officer Lydia Rahming & Family, Retired Public Health Officer Celeste Lockhart & Family, Ruth Miller & Family, Supervisor of Operating Theatre & Ret. Principal Nursing Officer Emily Oesobday & Family, Retired Nurses Guild, Retired Nurse Gloria Opkuno & Family, Retired Nurse Thelma Rose & Family,  Retired Nurse Edna Tynes-Igeoma & Family, Retired Nurse Rose Thompson, Retired Nurse Gwen Johnson & Family, Nurse Retired Nurse Theda Godet & Family, Nurse Veronica Smith & Family, Priscilla Dean & Family, Retired Nurse Wildgoose & Family, the late Registered Nurse Nickens & Ollan Johnson & Family, Nurse Elaine Edgecombe & Family, Nurse Berthalee Walkes & Family,  Nurse Sharon Turnquest & Family, Nurse Rosie Rahming & Family, Retired Nurse Carmen Ferguson-Hepburn & Family, The Entire Nursing Family of Children’s Ward and General Practice Clinic and a host of others too numerous to mention:  Halifax Road Families of Stapledon Gardens:  The Entire Braynen Family, Entire Storr Family, Ms. Kathleen Darling, The Buckles of Jamaica, Entire Dan & Constance Miller Family, The Poitiers, Mr. Edison Miller & Family and other surrounding neighbors and friends.  He is survived by a host of other family members and friends too many to mention. Special Thank You:  Attending physician of many years:  Dr. Eugene Gray & Family along with Medical Team at Oxford Medical Center and Family On-Call Physician:  Dr. Gertrude Holder & Entire Clara Evans Family, Caring Medical Team of the Princess Margaret Hospital:  Accident & Emergency Personnel & Nursing Team, Neurosurgeon & Consultant:  Professor, Dr. Magnus Ekedede, Dr. Edison Thompson & Team and all the caring and dedicated nursing staff of Male Surgical 1, Bahamas Faith Ministries Leadership & Fellowship Family, Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, Lakeview Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum, Princess Margaret Hospital Family (Operating The Orthopedics Department, Department of Corrections formerly Her Majesty’s Prison (Medical Nurse), Family of the late E.P. Taylor (Male Nurse Assigned among a few others), Print Masters and all persons who participated in the Memorial & Home-going Services and in the preparation of the booklets and video tributes.

A special thank you and appreciation to all for your continued prayers and support, words of encouragement, condolences and kind gestures:  visitations, cards, flowers and meals from Barbara Marina Smith & Entire Family.           

 

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