Funeral services for the late Gordon Emerson Olson Major aged 83, of Isabella Boulevard, Marathon Estates will be held on Sunday April 28th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Believer’s Gospel Chapel, Prince Charles Drive. Officiating will be Pastor Roderick Rolle assisted by other members of the Gospel. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F. Kennedy Drive.
Left to cherish fond memories of him are his Spouse of 59 years: Betty Major; Children: Sherle A. Major, Dr. Kendal V.O. Major, Marva A. Major and Lemarc E.H. Major; Son-in-law: Robin Browne; Daughter-in-law: Monique Major; Grandchildren: Dr. Kellen Knowles, Jarrod Knowles, Brittany Major, Kendal Major Jr., Kyalia Major, Makeda Cosper-Robinson, Jaedon Major-Browne, Kasai Major-Browne and Valarie Gray; Granddaughters-in-laws: Daniela Knowles (Kellen), Shontavia Dionne Seay-Knowles (Jarrod); Great grandchildren: Marvin Taylor, Mario Mckay, Nelson Gray, Yosiah Seay; Sisters: Vylma Thompson-Curling, Pastor Mary Eloise Deleveaux; Brothers-in-laws: Simon Beneby, Dr. Glen Beneby, Gordon Beneby, Benjamin Beneby, Earl and Egbert Beneby; Sisters in laws: Carolyn Major, Damaris Thompson, Irene Farrington, Robin Harden; Nephews and Spouses: Fayne Thompson, Curzon and Angela Thompson, Joseph and Rosalie Major; Nieces and Spouses: Elizabeth E.M. Thompson, Terrance and Patrice Pennington, Norman and Karin Hinzey, Mervin (Todd) Drakes and Brenee Drakes; Grandnieces/nephews and spouses: Clarington Deleveaux II, Kendall and Raquel Deleveaux, Carla Carter (Anthony), Rochelle Deleveaux, Antonio Thompson, Ian and Tonica Thompson, Jonathon and Brianna Thompson, Avery Thompson, Fayneisha Beneby (Antonias) Fayne Thompson Jr., Akwah and Autumn Thompson, Shari, Ryan and Justin Thompson, Dafidi, Keji and Hayley Alabisama, Seth Maycock, Laurice Bethel, Lauren Sanchez Blas (Ruben), Kristov Dean, Blair and Brandyn Drakes; Cousins: Summer and Curtlyn Johnson and their children including Dorland and Kaylisa Curtis, Pastor Fritz and Deanne Johnson,The children of Pauline Major: Diedre Barry, Vana Roach, The children of Tina Francis including Cynthia Bartlette, The children of Otis and Dorothy Francis, The children of Lloyd and Estelle Francis: Gayle, Michelle, Yvette, Gregory and Ricardo, The children of Marcus and Olive Francis: Julian, Pete, Sidney, Michael and Sherry Francis, The children of Roy and Clara Francis: Gaylene and Sandra Francis; Other relatives and friends: Dr.Franklyn Walkine, Dethra Walkine, The children of John and Gloria Strachan: Rochelle, Mario, Jan, Johnny and Traci, Irene Farrington and family, Robin Harden and family, Clarington Deleveaux I, Patricia Forbes and family, The Ottawa, Canada family, Leslie Taylor and family, the late Burton Robert Smith and wife Barbara Smith, Tracey Clarke and family, Richard Smith and family, Basil Cumberbatch and family, Mavis Edgecombe-Tinker, Jandilee Archer, Batelco Retirees Association, Willamae Bridgewater and family, Jim Fernander, Michael Wilson, Junior Robinson, Anthony Gibson, Billy and Judy Higgs and the staff of Sandy’s, Dwayne Kemp, Rev. Kelly Jolly, J.P. Sweeting, Pastor Kevin Turnquest, Carlon Cartwright, Jenny Neely, Ona Bailey, Hazel Chea, Florence Rahming, Charles Sands, Marco Bravetti; The Lightbourne Trading family including Miguel Obregon, John Forbes, and Christina Adderley; The Marathon Estates family including The Musgrove family, Michelle Carey, The Heastie family, The Knowles family, Fran Hanna and family, The Wallace family, and The Nixon family; Grafton and Vanessa Ifill and family, Emil and Shirley Saunders, Albert Campbell and family, Arthur Campbell and family, “Lorenzo” Roker and family, William Wong and family, Paul Willy, Angela Mckenzie; The Central Gospel Chapel family including Brother Billy and Sister Claudia Knowles; The church family of Believer’s Gospel Chapel including Pastor Roderick Rolle and family; Board of Governors of BFMI, The Pastoral team of BFMI including Pastors Dave and Angela Burrows, Pastors Kersh and Suzette Darville, Pastors David and Loneice Knowles and family, the family the late Dr. Myles and Ruthanne Munroe, the family of the late Dr. Richard Pinder and wife, Pastor Sheena Pinder, Merrit and Charlene Storr, Pastors Earl and Barbara Richards, Real Men Ministry and the BFMI family; The staff of the Center for Specialized Dentistry, Comfort Smiles, The PLP Garden Hills and Marathon Associations and The Rotary Club of West Nassau; Appreciation and thanks are extended to Emerson’s exceptional doctors and nurses: Dr. Kevin Moss, Dr. Magnus Ekedede and his Doctor’s Hospital critical care physicians, Dr. Michael Darville and Dr. Barrett McCartney. Special thanks are also extended to Dr. Harold Munnings and Dr. Charles Johnson, Dr. Patrick Cargill, Dr. Charles Rahming, Dr. Cyprian Strachan, Dr. Dionne Dames-Rahming and all of the critical care nursing staff of Doctor’s Hospital including respiratory therapist Britlee Edwards, Sister Nottage and her nursing team at the Princess Margaret Hospital’s private medical ward, Nurse Christine Wring, Nurse Brenda Smith, Nurse Elvita Whymms and the entire nursing staff of Angel’s Elite and PCA Yvette Butler. Gratitude is also extended to Florarama of Cable Beach, Generali Insurance Company, Bethel Brothers Morticians and Crematorium, Lakeview Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum and Print Masters.