Funeral Service for the late Minister Viola Judith Deveaux, aged 60 years, of Freeport, Grand Bahama and formerly of Driggs Hill, Andros, will be held Saturday September 21st 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Kemp Road Ministries, Kemp Road. Officiating will be Rev’d Dr. Ivan F. Butler Jr. assisted by other ministers of the Gospel. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F. Kennedy Drive.
Predeceased by: Parents: Rev. Charles Forbes and Mother Francita Longley-Forbes of Driggs Hill, South Andros and sister Jean Watts of Orlando, Florida.
Left to cherish her fond memories are her Sisters: Mordine Smith (Prince I), Marjorie L. Adderley, Alice Forbes, Janet (Dan) Simmons, Nurse Vestra Forbes and missing from Hurricane Dorian: Daisy Cartwright; Brothers: Johnathan (Hilda), Whitley (Junie), Zendal and Tyrone (Grace); Adopted Mother: Eugyneel Nixon; Adopted Daughters: Sandena Neely (Pastor Jevon Neely), Margo (Vincent) Curry, Maxine Adderley and Raquel Rolle; Adopted Sisters: Minister Shirley Longley, Ennette (John) Sanford, Zelma Lavarity and Ruby Saunders; Adopted Brother: Peddy Rahaming; Brother-in-law: Patrick Cartwright; Aunts and Uncles: Apostle Dr. Katrine Forbes, Carrie Forbes Dawson and Bishop Dan Forbes; Nieces: Eleanor, Barbara, LaShell, Rochelle (Keith), Athema, Nicola, Denrea, Melissa, Stephanie, Yiesha (Patrick), Judy and Jessica; Nephews: Prince II (Malketta), Gregory (Brenda), Charlton, Hendrith Sr. (Marie), Dwayne (Halcyon), Johnathan Jr., Patrick Jr. (Amber), Livingston, Hensley, Perry, Samuel & Sabata; Grand-nieces: Pastor Natalie (Keith) Roberts, Rolisa, Jenica, Morgan, Nia, Alexandria, Dominque, Ryan, Rasheda (Samuel), Quianna, Arianne, Prinika, Prianna, Prinesha & Prishae; Grand nephews: Prince III, Malcolm (Dominque), Hendrith Jr., Jerrell, Omar, Latrell, Alexander, Brandon, Adam and Lavone; Great grand nephews: Prince III, Amari, Akeem Jr., Nathaniel Jr., Seth; Great grand nieces: C’harra, Ariannah, Abrielle, Ellianna, Deja & Chaya; Cousins and their families: Cecil (Lily), James, Katie, David, Pat, Frances, Sharon, Emily, Basil (Carolyn), Anthony (Jackie), Angelo (Judiersha), Susiemae, Andrea, Maxine, Petrona, Sandra, Quentin and Gloria Longley, Gloria Delancey, Helen Forbes, Dr. Vincent Forbes, Catherine Longley-Dorsette, Jackie (Derryl) Benton, Lorna Rolle, Daphane, Val, Linda, Denise and Godfrey Lundy, Denise (Stephen) Fountain, Keva (Anthony), McKinney, Sandra Williams, Nadine Holcomb, Eloise and Lynette Bain, Arementa Cambridge, Joann & Weymond Demeritte, Lousie Tompkins, Betty Rand, Wellington (Audrey) Dorsette, Monique Forbes, D’ Antoine (Marsha) Morley, Rev. Ednol (Yvette), George (Tonya), Bernard (Carla) Minnis, Jackie (Rocky) Russell, Clara Morgan, Rose Strachan; Dr. Norad Morgan, Debra, Ezrena, Elaine, Locksley, Karen, Dellerese, Beverly, Patrice, Benjamin Jr., Lynden, Lecitus, Ellen, Lewitt, Jeff, Bonnie, Sheila, Roni, Rev. Stanley, Laurette, Enamae, Sandra, Nellie, Shirley, Roderick, Craven, Sheila, Stephanie, Minnie and Sabrina Forbes, Iona Sweeting, Gwendolyn Rolle, Joyce and Dwight Dawson, Sharon Sturrup and Mayglena Penn; Family and friends including: Daphane Towns (Best Friend), Deacon Gregory and Sherial Mortimer, Phillipa Burrows, Reagan and Jevon Neely, Joann Bethel, Dr. Timothy and Samanth Barrett, Dorothy Cooper, Bobbi, Kayla and Carolyn Basden, Jeffrey and Edith Pinder, Mrs. Briggs, Daphane Nixon, Sheila Frances, Natasha Brice, Bryan, Wanda Strachan, Carrington and Sarah McQueen, Sandra Cummings, Izona Rolle, Dorothy Bryan, Linda Eneas, Brenda Kerr-Henfield, Elizabeth Munroe, Brittney Miller, Dr. Beth and Daniel Lewis, Edith Battle, Shavone Stubbs, Dominique Thompson, Merlande Culmer, Terri Antonio, Minister Pachely and Reginald Forbes; Elder Amos Flowers & Family, Keva Johnson & Family, Neely’s of South Andros, Mae Zonicle & Family, Attorney Constance McDonald, Montasca Clare, Sarah Robinson, Carmen Johnson, Wellington and Ivalee Brown, Rev. Roy Burrows, Val Cooper, Ty Orlando, Connie Seymour, Dr. Ava Thompson, Nurses: Ann Moxey, Ann Sargent, Patrice King, Maycock, Saunders, Stuart, Mills, Pierre-Louis, A. Colebrooke and Patsy Rolle; Blue Hill Road Clinic, Pastor Daniel and Minister Sonia Morley, Pastor Neville and Alwhyne Scavella, Pastor Paul Scavella, Pastors and Members of Johnson Park Seventh day Adventist Church, Jubilee Cathedral, Freeport, Grand Bahama, Kemp Road Ministries and St John’s Union Baptist Church, Georgetown Exuma and the entire Driggs Hill, South Andros Community. The family extends special gratitude to Bishop Godfrey Williams, Pastor Laquay Williams, Dr. John Carter, Dr. Turnquest, Dr. Locksley Munroe, Dr. Hamilton, Dr. E. Adderley, and Dr. Valentine Grimes, Millicent Rollins, Dilliette Brown, Sis Shirley Longley—all of whom went beyond the call of duty.