A Private Graveside Service for the late Ruth Inez McKenzie-Taylor, aged 84 years, of Soldier Road North and formerly of Lightbourne Avenue, Oakes Field and Driggs Hill, South Andros, will be held on Friday, 5th March 2021 at Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. Wilton Strachan.
Due to current Government regulations in respect of Covid-19, attendance is limited to twenty (20) persons.
Ruth Inez was predeceased by her Husband: Anthony B. Taylor Sr.; Daughter: Sharon Ann Kemp; Parents: Reuben “Bertie” and Blanche McKenzie; Grandchildren: Tennille and Quincy Darling; Sisters: Lilla McPhee and Helen Forbes; Brothers: Leslie and James ‘Jimmy’ McKenzie.
She will be lovingly remembered by her Daughters: Beverley Pintard, S. Andrea Darling-Thompson, Sharlene Hanna-McPhee (Edgar), Theresa Darling-McPhee (Frederick); Sons: Clifford Darling Jr. (Judy), Dr. Anthony Taylor Jr. (Kaaryn) and Alexis Taylor; Adopted Daughter: Rushena Darling; Grandchildren: Dominique Johnson, DeVaughn and David Dean (Schamel), Christopher Darling, Lawrence, Lamon and Lawren Pintard; Syann, Shonari and Shenaniah Thompson and Sharanna Thompson-Matulka (Michael), Ebony Hanna-Beneby (Lauren), Edgar Jr. and Ehren Hanna (Giselle), Fredra McPhee-Seymour (Vincent), Anthony III, Andrew and Ann Taylor; Great Grandchildren: Vaughn, Deshai and Da’Scha Dean; Marvin Rolle, Kristaneka, Christopher J., Gabriella, Kamari, Shantanique, Bill and Clifford Darling; Ray, Kennedy, Lamon Jr, Alexander, Lera, Lawren Jr and Lauren Pintard; Nathan, David and Caleb Matulka, Sakari, Shiloh and Shaniya Thompson; Latajha and Hannah Beneby, Elyse and Ellie-Irie Hanna; Vi’Niyah and Vincent Seymour; Brother: Adelbert McKenzie; Sisters: Dorothy Curtis, Rose Miller, Juanita Hamilton, Janet Simmons and Ivadell McKenzie; Aunts: Doris Albury, Dame Marguerite Pindling and Priscilla Williams; Uncle: Sidney McKenzie; Sisters-in-law: Elsa McKenzie, Isabella Pratt and Marina Fernander; Brothers-in-law: Daniel Simmons and Arlington Allen; Nieces and Nephews including: Dareo and Brendalee Ferguson and Darren Knowles; Troy, Trevor and Dellarese McKenzie, Shira Newbold and Keith Jones; Jonathan (JC) and Roy Forbes, Vanria Smith, Janice Arthur, Jillian Meeres and Edsel Armbrister; Nikita, Lynden, Anthea and Terran Curtis, Tanya Bullock and Monalisa Adderley; Ericka Barr and Monique McKenzie; Neil McKenzie and Kimberley Forbes; Sean, Roshann, Corri and Peter Miller; Ricardo, Royal Jr and Adrian Hamilton, Nicoya Rolle and Gayle Bowleg; Damon Dames, Crystal Mercedes, Cherelle Stuart and Chernecia Campbell; Laura Pratt-Charlton; Lambert Miller, Tyrone Frazier, Marco Nicholls, Charles Gibson, Stephanie Hepburn, Maria Dunigan, Nancy Dean; Judy and Duvalier Taylor; Gretchen Taylor-Forbes, Clarrice Taylor-Knowles, Darrell, Craig, George, Derek and Jennie Taylor; Lucymae Simmons, Brendalyn, Otario, Alexandria, Arlyne and Arlington Allen Jr, Natasha Minnis and Pastor Shacarra Curry; Rochelle Hanna, James Knowles and Trevor Taylor; Alexander and Melanie Fernander-Lightbourne, Denice Thurston-Bethell, Cyril and Everette Thurston; Travan Rolle and Clint Higgs; Numerous Cousins including: Amos and Rodney Flowers, Wanda Miller, Vernice Forbes, Leoma Burke; Arabella, Sheila and Stephanie Forbes; Brenda McKenzie and Hillary Smith; Ivamae Simmons, Patricia Robinson, Stephanie Higgs, Orthnell and Elisha McKenzie, Predensa Clarke and Jazelle Hall; Janice Weech, Cheryl Murphy, Philippa and Everette McKenzie Jr and Lynn Rolle; Obi, Leslie and Monique Pindling and Michelle Sands; Abdul Armbrister; Selwyn, Andy, Gail and Kevin McKenzie and Devon Williams; Other Relatives and Friends including: Edward Miller, Lisa Solomon, Crystal Stubbs, Vanessa Gardiner and Family, Holly Darville, Shakira Dean, Sherry Waterman, Christine Ferguson and Family, Rena McPhee & Family (Rolleville, Exuma), Gaye Antoine-Bowe and Family, Lawrence Pintard and Family (Atlanta, Ga.), Darville “Sonny” Walkine and Family; Rev’d Dencil Kerr and Family; Deacon Arthur and Mrs. Inez Peet and Family, Winnifred Lockhart and Family, Myrtle Thompson and Family, Reverend Wilton and Mrs. Marion Strachan and Family, Sam and Sydonie Thompson, Paulette Campbell, Reynold Ferguson, Lesia Sands, William Miller, Charles and Elva Turner and Family, Virginia Fox and Family, Alphonso and Willamae Smith and Family, Dr. David and Angela Burrows and the entire BFM Family, Natasha Elliot-Cooper, Sharon Gibson and Family, Natasha Seymour, Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Family, Ms. Patricia Moxey and Staff of Pat’s Senior Citizens Home, Ms. Vivian Moss and Family, the entire Darling Family; Colina Insurance Family and BTVI Family. We also wish to acknowledge and thank Dr. Agreta Eneas-Carey, Dr. Glen Beneby, Dr. Kelly Johnson, Nurse Latonia Kelly and Sister Ella Anderson; and the staff of PMH Female Medical 1 Ward.
The family recognizes that there are many other persons who are related to, may have contributed to the life of, or was touched in some way or another by Ruth Inez. However, it is very difficult to remember all of your names at this time. Therefore, if your name does NOT appear in this obituary, we humbly offer our sincere apology.
May Her Soul Rest in Peace!
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44 Nassau Street on Thursday, March 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.