Funeral Service for the late Derek Bruce Bethel, aged 55 years, of Tall Pines off Gladstone Road and formerly of Eleuthera will be held on Saturday January 25th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Church of God Auditorium, Joe Farrington Road. Officiating will be Apostle Benjamin Smith assisted by other ministers of the Gospel. Cremation will follow.
Left to cherish his fond memories are his Devoted and loving Wife of twenty-two (22) years, Monique Bethel; SONS: David Bethel, Daniel Bethel and Denajah Bethel; DAUGHTER: Bryanna Bethel; MOTHER-IN-LAW: Bertha-Lee Curry; BROTHERS-IN-LAW: Joseph Ferguson, Marlin Benjamin Curry and Rick Regist; SISTERS-IN-LAW: Rev. Rochelle Curry, Lavonne Curry-Regist, Laurie Ferguson and Leda Curry; NIECES: LaCharls Bethel, Latisha William, Tamara Morris, Olecia and Sa’niya Colston, Latoya and Ashley Strachan; NEPHEWS: Charles Bethel, Lexington and Cosmo Curry of Raleigh North Carolina, Fr. Ethan Ferguson, Aaron Hinsey, Ashton Curry, Jeremiah and Roland Colston, Antonio Curry; AUNTS: Miriam Knowles, Evelyn Johnson and Ramonda Moore of Freeport Grand Bahama, Bessie Miller, O’Lydia Williams, Edith and Margarita Ferguson, Patricia Watson Curry, Norma Curry, Patricia Knowles Curry; UNCLES: James and Nelson Bethel of Freeport Grand Bahama, Rev. Philip Ferguson, Paul Miller, Luther Ferguson, Vincent Curry; COUSINS: Elder Jennifer Charlton, Catherine ‘Gay’ Albury (Don), Joseph Rolle, Bonnie Johnson (Phillip), Sharon Johnson, Robert Johnson (Martha), Tanisha (Diane) Johnson, Yvonne Stuart (David), Michelle Gibson (Ian), Perry, Virgil, Russ, Twain, Renaldo and Monique Bethel, Melda Ferguson (Wilfred), Bertha Hollingsworth (Colin), Karen Simmons (Salathiel), Doughlas Rolle, Pastor Shonaray Mackey, Latasia Denise Johnson, Charene Hepburn, Yvette Carey (Alan), Nicole Morgan, Rosa and Zephanie Moore, Theodore (Teddy) Taylor, Una Bethel, Nelson Jr., Nelvorai ‘Chico’ and Sylvanus Bethel, Monique, Kizzy, Jamieko (Italia) James Bethel Jr,. Claudius Jr. and Claudine Bethel, Jamieka Bethel-Watson Kim, Kaye and Kent Knowles, Vernon, Floyd, Bennett and Clayton, Lydia and Cynthia Bowles, Laverne Turgeon, Abigail Frazer, Patricia Clifton and family of Athens Georgia; OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS: Apostle Benjamin Smith and Pastor Schevon Smith and the Embassy International Church Family, Rev. Theophilus Rolle and the Rhodes Memorial Methodist Church Family, Prophet Don Clarke and the Emmanuel Tabernacle Baptist Church Family, Pastor Orlando and Prophetess Clarice Thompson and the Global Outreach Ministries Church Family, Prophet Rodger Williams and the Fresh Fire Kingdom Ministries Church Family, Apostle Nelson and Prophetess Valleria Strachan and the True United Fellowship Church family, First Baptist Church Family, Pastor Talbot and Kendra Collie and the Christ Fellowship Int’l Church Family, Pastor Reginald and Pastor Pat Saunders of Life Transformation Church, Prophetess Violet Thompson, The Bahamas Conference of Seventh Day Adventists, James Cistern, Eleuthera Family, Pastor Frederick McAlpine of Freeport Grand Bahama, The Tall Pines and Jubilee Gardens Community, The Tall Pines Basketball Team, Ms. Karen Knowles, Mr. Doughlas and Gwendolyn Knowles, Mr. Billy and Brenda Stubbs and family, Mr. Rick and Lavonne Regist and family of Hollywood Florida, Mr.Warren Johnson, Mr. Gregory Rolle and Family, Mr. Jim Lord, Lee and Linda Lord, Minister Anthony Garrison, Pastor Clint Watson and the Shaback Family, Ms. Vandalyn Patton, Ms. Harrieth Louise Harris, Mr. Kenneth and Cherilyn Bethel, Mr. Errol and Tiffany Petty and Family, Mr. Harrison and Joyanne Petty and Family, Mr. Clement Penn Sr. and Elsaida Penn, The Entire Staff of The Colony Club Inn & Suites.