Funeral Service for the late Edith Maria Saunders, 68 years of Infinity Close, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 26th, 2022, at St. Georges Anglican Church, Montrose Avenue. Officiating will be The Reverend Fr. Scott Brennen assisted by The Venerable G. Kingsley Knowles, The Rev’d Fr. Sebastian Campbell, and The Rev’d Dr. Roland Hamilton. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens and Mausoleums, John F. Kennedy Drive.
Due to current Government regulations in respect of Covid-19, masks and physical distancing are required.
Edith Maria Saunders was preceded in death by her Parents: Julia & Samuel Lightbourn; Sisters: Adrianna Estee, Adline Virgill & Geraldine Rodgers; Nieces: Paula Rodgers, Judith Virgill, and Cheryl Moss; Nephews: Alton, Presley & David Virgill.
Left to cherish Edith’s precious memories are her Husband: Jefforey Saunders; Children: Brenville (Thea), Rashad (Sirneka), and Theo; Sisters: Andrea Sturrup, Marjorie Lightbourn, Marva Kelly, Patricia Lightbourn, Joan Lightbourn, Sharon (Nesbitt) Ferguson, Gladys Moss (Miami, Fla.) Deaconess Lilly Gaitor, Minister Carolyn Major, Rose Newton, Stephanie Saunders (West Palm Beach, FL) and Rev. Dr. Florence Parra (Tampa, Fla.); Brothers: Edwin (Ann) Lightbourn and David (Pauline) Lightbourn (Miami, Fla.); Nieces: Nicole (Jermaine) Seymour, Deidre (Terrance) Penn, Zebida (Miguel) Fernander, Beshka Sturrup, Yashica Miller, Tyeisha Kelly, Frozena Perry, Andrea Pierre, Hester King, Sherilyn Virgill, Bernadette Virgill, Elva (Don) Lorandos, Laurel Fowler, Valderine (Oshnel) Knowles, Sheniqua (Stephen) Forbes, Tiffany (Kevin) Moss, Rose (Deryrx) Scott, Monique (Charles) Banton, Anya &, Daphanie Saunders, Debbie Moss, Sandra (Sherman) Mungin, Deidre (Rodrick)McPhee, Averlyn Lightbourn, Devon Lightbourn, Renee Estee, Donna (Adrian) Green, Utundee & Natishka Saunders, Cashea Smith, Trachelle Reid, Anna-Marie Edgecombe, Shenique Oliver, Jody Saunders, and Thornicka Adderely; Nephews: Stephen (Charlene) Sturrup, Devaughn (Wendy) Miller, Dario Sturrup, Leron Lightbourn, Shaquille Thompson, Ernest Moore, Tejar Aranha, Kyle Smith, Khalidd Smith, Prince Taylor, Hansel (Jestina) Virgill, Freddie (Monique) Hanna, James Gaitor, Theodore Gaitor, Lawrence Smith, Bronson (Annishka) Gaitor, Eugene Estee, Jamal Howell, Rev. Joel (Heather) Howell, Carl (Janet) Rodgers Jr, Gregory Rodgers, Albert Rodgers, Darron Rodgers, Ali Saunders, Gerrard Saunders, Roland (Samra) Newton, Bishop Sheldon (Jennifer) Newton, Omar Lightbourn, David Lightbourn Jr, David E. Lightbourn, David J. Lightbourn, Theodore Lightbourn, Fabian (Tiffany) Aranah, Kayon (Monalisa) Saunders, Darcy ‘Akeem’ Deveaux, Anfernee Reid, Joseph & Reuben Edgecombe, Thorran, Thorn, Brandon & Brendan Adderley; Sisters-in-law: Yvette (George) Hall, Kenya Saunders, Hellivi ‘Tracy’(Anthony) Reid, Deanthia (Nathaniel) Edgecombe; Brothers-in-law: Gregory (Roslyn) Saunders, Thor Adderley; Grand-nieces: 52 including Brittney & Rashayne Rahming, Anja Strachan, Summer Sturrup, Angelique Fernander, Daria Sturrup, Teja Isaacs, Talia Penn; Grand-nephews – 68 including: Lindsay Sturrup, Miguel Fernander Jr., Leron & Liam Lightbourn, Aaron Taylor, Jaylen Seymour, and Terrance Penn Jr.; Great Grand-nieces: 19; Great Grand-nephews: 13; Aunts: Barbara Campbell, Erma Knowles, Brenda (John) Trainor, and Rita Turner; Cousins: Leonard Adderley, Stanley; Jr. Donald, Ishmael, Graham, Clarice and Grace Campbell and Linda Roman; and a Host of Family & Friends Including: Kaye Forbes & Family, Betty Reckley, Donna & Joyce Miller, Rose Huyler & Family, Mary Basden & Family, Debbie Johnson & Family, Dorothy Moultrie & Family, Veronica Mackey & Family, The Bosfield Family, Jacqueline Sturrup & Family, The Campbell, Larrimore, Armbrister, Thompson, Farah & Smith Families, Wellington Bain & Family, The Frazier Family, The Hanna-Heastie-Tynes Family, Sonia Bowe-Adderley & Family, The Saunders’ Family, The family of the late Brenville & Louise Turner, Dalette Walkes, Merlinda Green, Diane Bingham & Family, The Hudson Family, Evangeline McDonald, Terecita O’Brien, The Right Rev. Laish Boyd Sr. & Mrs. Boyd, The Venerable Archdeacon Kingsley Knowles & Family, The Reverend Scott Brennen & Family, The Reverend Canon Sebastian Campbell & Family, The Reverend Dr. Roland Hamilton & Family, The Reverend Canon Crosley Walkine & Family, Reverend Fr. Glen Nixon, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral Church Family, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral Senior and Junior Choirs, The Department of Public Service, St. George’s Church Family, ACW & ACM – St. George’s Anglican Church, St. George’s Vestry, The Scout Association of The Bahamas, Asa H. Pritchard, Cable Bahamas, Ministry of Health. Other family and friends too numerous to mention.
Special Thanks to: Dr. Leslie Culmer, Dr. Eugene Marcus Cooper, Dr. Margo Munroe & Dr. Philip Huyler.
May Her Soul Rest in Peace!
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44A Nassau Street on Friday March 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
There will be no viewing at the church.