Funeral Service for the late Former Broadcaster Elva Patricia-Ann Russell-Rolle, 75 years of Highland Park, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 30th, 2022, at Bethel Baptist Church, Meeting Street. Interment will follow in the Church’s Cemetery, Meeting Street.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday April 28th, 2022, at Bethel Baptist Church at 6:00 pm.
Due to current Government regulations in respect of Covid-19, masks and physical distancing are required.
Left to cherish Elva’s memories are Husband: Anthony “Boozie” Rolle; Children: Tracee Lightbourne, Dr. Gemma Rolle (Direo Minus), and Andrew (Dr. Miquela) Rolle; Grandchildren: Isaiah Lightbourne, Ethan Rolle-Newton, Danae and Dahlia Minus, Avery, and Angela Rolle; Sisters: Ethelyn Russell-Rolle, Patrenda Russell-Brice; Brothers: Ormond Russell, Garry Russell; Sisters-in-law: Sandra Russell, Hortense Russell; Sisters-in-love: Miriam “Minna” Culmer, Diana “Queen” (Charles) Rolle, Rose (Kirkwood) Russell, Paddie (Sherick) Martin; Brothers-in-law: Carl Brice, Gary “Super” Johnson; Aunt: Doris Smith; Nephews: Ellsworth Russell Jr., Shane Russell, Bruce Russell Jr. (Krystal), Bryant Russell, Pierre Russell, Garry Russell Jr., Troy Strachan, Ryan Johnson, Sean Tynes Sr., Kirk and Kyle Russell, Ryan and Rohn (Wendy) Knowles, Carlos (Erika) Rolle, Stephen and Leslie Rolle; Nieces: Sharon Russell, Francine Russell, Brittany (Devan) Williams, Krysta Russell, Savannah Russell, DeShannon Brice, Destanee Brice, Indira (Adrian) Rolle, Anishka (Peter) Bascom, Rianne Knowles, Cara (Stephen Duhon), Dr. Mishelle T. Grant, Rolle, Claudia (Eldon) Providence, Cleo (Kendell) Coker, Jacqueline (Robert) Gibson, Judy Dixon, Jeanette Fitzgerald, Joan Rolle; Grand Nieces and Nephews: Luke Jr., Stephan and Mario Stuart, Sharelle (Dwayne) Watson, Shakara (Jerry) Trott, Ray Russell Jr., Travis Russell, Jonelle Russell-Bass and Jorral Russell, Aaron and Kaylyn Russell, Hailey, Devari and Kaiya Williams, Morgan Russell, Ashleigh, Savannah, Amber and Saij Russell, Ananda, Sheri and Cameron Bascom, Kaydin and Tyler “Little Kirkie” Russell, Amorae Bradford Delaney, Aadyn Rolle, Sean Tynes Jr., Eldon III and Justin Providence, Kyle Coker, Ava Coombs, Kristen Duhon; Great Grand Nieces and Nephews: Leonardo Burrows Jr., Duane and Shyloh Watson, Jerry Jr., J’Vae, Siiara and Sharai Trott, Mikeyel and Gabriel Bass, and Jewelle Curtis; Godchildren: A’yanna Cartwright, Romaine Rolle, Nikita Thompson, Adrian Mitchell, Debbie Ferguson; Special Family: Rozena Johnson and family, Rufus (Yvonne) Johnson and family, Patrice (Paxton) Cooper and family, Marva (Gilbert) Williams and family, Sharon Johnson, Apryl Pinder, Lekeisha (Dionisio) Mycklewhyte and family, Ronalee (Eardley) Saunders and family, Pete Smith, Jackie (James) Parker and family, Ethelyn Grant and family, Heather Bruey and family, Pat and Kess Grant and their families, Julian (Jan) Russell and family, Pamela Thomas and family, Edmund (Jessica) Russell and family, Carol and Jerome Russell and their families, Lorna (Kenu) Russell and family, Joel Russell and family, Natasha Russell and family, Sherwood (Esther) Russell and family, Chris (Mytise) Russell and family, Miyoshi (Jerry) Banks and family, Wayne Smith, Rev. Lindy (Nell) Russell and family, Engsley Johnson and family, Sandra Swan, Dale, Terrance and Kingsley Russell and families, Natasha (Deon) Davis and family, Rex Russell and family, Wendell Stuart, Vienna Parker and family, Judy Mae Rogers and family, Gazel Rolle and family, Leslie (Ruby) Linda, Shornae, Baldwin (Tecia), J. M. Pinder and family, Sterling and Steve Rolle and their families, Georgina, Martha, Jeremiah, Eddie, Tyrone “Teddy”, Glenville “Beevan” Jr. and Jana Rolle and their families, James Martin and family, Ginger (Alan) Strachan and family, Bishop Ricardo Grant and family, Sir Michael Barnett and family, Zelma Worrell, Clarice and Fletcher Cooper, Dorothy (Wilfred) Horton, Rudolph (Yvonne) Cooper, Joan Newton-Russell, Henry and Janet Bostwick and family, Cynthia Saunders, Leotha Williams, Patricia Horsford, Norma Elliott, Cleo Williams and family, Paul Barrett and family, Kevin Hanna and family, Norman Bevans and family, Patricia Ann Sherman and family, Craig Russell and family, Howard (Naomi) Russell and family, Wallace Russell and family, Kanute Russell and family, Gabriella, Cameron and Makayla Wright, Joycelyn (Wilfred) Butler and family, John and Beverly Curtis and family, Teresa Strachan and family, Dr. Mildred Hall-Watson and family, Franklyn and Virgina (Franklyn) Campbell and family, Sharon Rolle and family, Families of the late Felma Russell, the late Walcott Russell, the late Merle Deal, the late Gerald and the late Ethel “Nett” Bartlett, the late Prescola Martin, the late Alonza and the late Vernice Johnson, the late Arthur and the late Beryl Barnett, the late Marcus and the late Constance “Dotsie” Jones, the late Franklyn “Flash” Stuart, the late Sir Arlington and the late Lady Sheila Butler and the late Kem Stuart; Close and Special Friends: Family of the late Rev. Dr. Timothy and Sis. Sharon Stewart, Rev. Alfred and Jacqueline Stewart and family, the late Stanley and Dorothy Coakley, Tanya Wright and family, Donna Adderley and family, Audley and the late Zelma Dean and family, Giselle Fielder, Debbie Strachan, Ruiz Munnings and family, Dwight Sawyer and family, Evarista Mitchell and family, Livingston and Claire Hepburn, Carolyn Johnson and family, Wes Bastian and family, Eneas and Ludell Theophilus and family, Patric Walkes and family, Sonia Hepburn and family, Macy Hanna and family, Mizpah Cargill, Levant Carey, Carl and Ruth Brice and family, Ricardo Knowles, Jerome Sawyer, Hope Shelly-Ann Ratliffe, Osbourne and Coral Sawyer, Dugald and Paula Small, Keith and Elaine Gomez and family, Stephanie Toote, Sandra Wood, Dianne Maycock-Williams and family, Violet Beneby, Raquel Beneby-Hart, Katherine Stewart-Marsh, Brian and Ellen Serville, Keva McKinney, McHale Taylor, Elka Ferguson, Dr. Elizabeth Darville, Melvin Miller, Meckel Taylor, Italia Johnson, Donald and Cora Cooper, Angelino Cooper, Angela Nixon, Alicia Johnson, Gladys Johnson, Blanche and Earla Moss, Alma Evans, Mimi Roberts, Wendy Cartwright, Mike Smith, Sandra Knowles, Toni Phillips, Woodrow Wilson, The Hon. Dr. Hubert and Patricia Minnis, Lelia Beneby, Elaine Clare, Loretta Knowles, Nadine Beneby, Kayleaser Deveaux-Isaacs, Peter Campbell, Elvira Johnson, Arianne and Aida Cartwright, Shaland Ferguson, Aaron Brice and family, Vernice Tony Sturrup, Margaret Smith, Jeff Rodgers, Earl Thompson, Willamae Salkey, Sandra Archer, Keisha Morgan, Cleo Williams, Jasmine Collie, Sharice Colebrooke, Frank Saunders, Spence Finlayson, Marcia Boyer, Officers and members of The Free National Movement, Management and staff of ZNS The Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas, Officers and members of The Carver Garden Club, Officers and members of the Horticulture Society of The Bahamas, Officers and members of Bethel Baptist Church; Doctors: Dr. DuVaughn Curling, Dr. Sharon Thompson, Dr. Yasmin Williams-Robinson, Dr. Riccardo Davis, Dr. Rhea Thurston-Carroll, Dr. Margo Munroe, Dr. Clyde Munnings, Dr. Elizabeth Stone.
May Her Soul Rest in Peace!
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44A Nassau Street on Friday April 29th from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and at the church on Saturday 30th from 10:00 a.m. until service time.