Funeral Service for the late Deborah Coleby (Ret’d. Educator) aged 68 of Palm Breeze Drive, off Carmichael Road will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday 23rd April, 2023 at Church of God Temple, Coconut Grove Avenue & Crooked Island Street. Officiating will be Bishop Lindo Wallace assisted by Bishop Eric Josey and Rev. Dr. Ronald Campbell. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery, Soldier Road.
Deborah is survived by her, Husband: Charles Coleby; Father: Rev Joseph Saunders; Son: Mervin Smith; Adopted Son: Jason Smith; Daughter: Tamika Smith; Step Children: Marvin, Travis (Prista), Carlos & Chad Coleby, Dr. Timothy Providence; Grandchildren: Javaughn Bain, Alexis Smith, Joy & Arra Ash, Marvin Jr., Savanna, Tristan & Tyler Coleby; Great Grandchildren: Javay & Javion Bain; Brothers: Livingston (Carolyn), Cedric Sr. (Faye), Anthony Saunders; Sisters: Edna (Mack) McKinney, Winifred Saunders, Monica (Alexander) Edgecombe, Karen (Jerry) King; Adopted Sister: Ellen (Clayton) Farrington; Brothers-in-law: Darren Cooper, Richard (Mary) & Al Coleby; Sisters-in-law: Gina Ross, Lois Jones, Vanessa & Veldia Coleby, Sheila Burleigh & Linda (Phillip) Stubbs; Nephews: Cedric III, Livingston, Michael, Johnathan & David Saunders, Kendrick Montpetitt, Omar Mitchell, Jason & Jeremy King, Michael Higgs. Nero & Ranaldo Ross, Michael & Maxwell Jones, Phillip Jr., Nero & Nicholas Stubbs, Braymen Jones; Nieces: Wendy Horton, Faith Saunders, Charmaine Rahming, Michelle Riley, Theresa, Kim, Ingrid and Shenicia; Grand Nieces & Nephews: Aaron & Amari Montpettit, Michael & Abbey Higgs, Kaylee & Kaitlyn Rahming; Aunt: Marina Simmons; Cousins Including: Charles “Buster” Colebrooke, Cynthia Johnson, Barbara Forbes, Joycelyn & Beverly Cooper, Susan Colebrooke, Patrice McKinney, Elsiemae Johnson; Godchildren: Anastacia and Omar Brown, Madrona Newton; Lifetime Friend: Charlotte Brown; Numerous other relatives and friends including: Bishop Lindo and Rev. Olga Wallace and the Grove Temple Church of God Family, Bishop Dencil Rolle and the Life Worship Center Family, Rev. Ronald Campbell and The Windsor Place Church of God Family, Rev. Tyrone Laing and The New Bethlehem Baptist Church Family, Dr, Shameka Morely and Anointed To Reign Kingdom Ministries Family, Prophet Rodger Williams and the Fresh Fire Kingdom Ministries Family, Pastors Amos & Cheryl Culpepper and the Love Outreach Ministry for Christ. Rev. Ricardo and Mary Turner, Former and Present Staff & Students of Ridegland and Woodcock Primary Schools, Officers & Members of the Retired Action Class, Barbara Barnes and family, Lavinia Rolle and family, the Crooked Island Street Family, Management and Staff of The Airport Authority Security Department, Members of White Light Assc., Laura Benson and family, Bradley Pratt and family, Edward Robinson and family, Neville Moss and family, Devardo Taylor and family, Palm Breeze Drive Community. Kovan & Dejon Smith, Chantell Virgil and family, Michael Coleby and family, Chara Coleby and family, Danielle Davis and family, The family of the Late Hilda Taylor, Margo Rodgers, Collie, The family of the Late Estelle “Cindy” Charlton. Special thank you to Dr. Halliday, Dr. Carey and the Nurses & staff of Female Medical I, especially Sister Deborah Deleveaux.
Please accept our apology if any name was not mentioned, it was not intentional.
May Her Soul Rest in Peace!
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44a Nassau Street on Saturday 22nd April, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and at the church on Sunday 23rd April from 12:00 noon until service time.