Funeral service for the late Salomie Elizabeth Gibson, aged 70, of Lakeshore Drive and formerly of Winton Highway, will be held on Saturday, 10th December 2022, at 11.00 a.m. at Bahamas Faith Ministries International, Carmichael Road. Officiating will be Dr. Dave Burrows and other ministers of the gospel. Cremation will follow.
Salomie was preceded in death by her Parents: Capt. Ernest and Eula Dean; Brother: Gurth Dean and Sisters: Ernestine and Sharon Dean.
She is survived by her Children: Jevon ‘JC’ (Yolanda) Gibson and Akilah Gibson; Grandchildren: Anaya and Myles Gibson; Adopted daughter: Dianne Dean; Siblings: Shirley (Emil) Saunders, Susy Duncombe, James Dean, Marcus (Lynn) Dean, Johnathan (Stephanie) Dean, Carolyn Dean, Christine Johnson, Ernest (Cecilia) Dean; Sister-in-law: Tweed Dean; Special friends: Dr. Robert Leon Gibson and Paul Davis; Nieces and nephews: Alexander (Whitney) Dean, Anne Marie (Jeronamo) Romer, Anaya Dean, Casey (Jamaal) Curry, Cecily Dean, Cedric Dean, Damon Sneed, Ebony Dean, Ernelia (Dennis) Turnquest, Garnell (Kyle) Weech, Gerard (Iris) Burrows, Gian Dean, Inga Dean, Jan (Ricardo) Miller, Janae Dean, Jayette (Julian) Burrows, Jeremie (Carla) Saunders, John Emil (Cyd) Saunders, Jonelle (Henry) Wickham, Jontue Dickey, Joy (Derek) Higgs, Keva Dean, Latrell (Christopher) Miles, Mandi (Ryan) Adderley, Marcus (Melissa) Dean Jr., Meshelle (Arthur) Lightbourne, Mia Isaacs, Myron (Sasha) Dean, Quincy Dean, Santia Dean, Tammika (Julian) Butler, Valerie (Hulin) Pratt, Vanessa (Grafton) Ifill, and Vashti Dean; Grand nieces and nephews: Grafton III (Amber) and Vonya Ifill, Andrew Pratt, Jeremy Saunders Jr., Kyas and D’Ano Duncombe, Pereece Woods, Kyle Jr (Kandice), Kyree and Kyra Weech, Jayce Higgs, Todd and Tate Isaacs, Aaranae Ford and Zhaia Brooks, Jhemz and Jayven Burrows, Christina Curry, Akeva (Zario) Bowe, Arthur Jr. and Arshelle Lightbourne, Kristen (Rasheed) Smith, Julian Butler Jr., Joel, Jude, Jordan and Joanna Miller, Tyler, Mariah, Mya, Mason Dean, Clarke and Dean Adderley, Chandler Dean, Dillan Olivia and Alanna Wickham, Christlyn, Caitlin and Christopher Jr. Miles, Jade, Jodi, Jayden Romer, Alexander ‘AJ’, Amari and Aaliyah Dean, Brooklyn Burrows, Shanell (Jordan) Hinton, Arturo Jackson, Shanaii and Shavanee Miller, Shakaiaa, Shalanee Dames, Lia-Lauren and Cruz Turnquest, Ava and Sage Munroe; Godchildren: Dr. Valya Grimes, Siobhan Merritt; Other close relatives and friends including: Nathaniel ‘Fonz’ Adderley and Nathan Adderley, Junior Bain and family, Rose Bain-Rahming, the Basden family, Dr. Marsha Williams-Bethel, the Bain Family, Shirley Burrows and family, Hercules and Roselda Clarke and family, Whitney Clarke, Dr. Nelson Clarke and family, Beverly & Dr. Leslie Culmer, Dr. M. N’Tari Darville and family, Dr. Sandra Dean-Patterson and family, Ismae ‘Mac’ Deleveaux, Laurie Eneas-Saunders, Sandra Gibson, Coralee Godet and family, Allison Hamilton, Liranna “Farrah” Silver Jean, Barbara Jenkins and family, Maria Kelly, Danny Lightfoot and family, Randy Lightfoot and family, Lillian & Dr. Percival McNeil, Barrett Miller and family, Marva Russell-Minns, Dr. Michael & Sandra Neville and family, Dr. Hubert & Patricia Minnis, Mr. Hubert Ingraham, Mr. Perry G. Christie, Sheila and Gladstone Pratt and family, Lilian Quant-Forbes, Rosalie Jones, Carolyn and Dr. Robin Roberts, Janice Robinson and family, Margaret Rodgers, Lessie and Rupert Rolle and family, Miriam Rolle, Brenda Samuels, the Saunders Family, Valerie Dean and family, Stephanie Seymour, Roger and Ivamae Simmons and family, Dr. Kevin & Kalesa Simmons, Diane and Dudley Smith and family, Elaine Thompson, Paula Whitfield, Charmaine Young, the volunteers and staff of Bahamas Crisis Centre, the staff of Dean’s Shipping Co. Ltd., the staff of the Department of Social Services (Nassau and Abaco offices), the staff of E & E Department Store, the Gym Tennis Club (past and present members), the staff of Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre, Pastors Dave and Angie Burrows, Pastor Pat Rolle and other church family at Bahamas Faith Ministries International (Women’s Ministry, Children’s Ministry and Youth Alive Ministry), and many more too numerous to mention.
May She Rest in Peace!
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, 44A Nassau Street, on Friday, 9th December, 2022 from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. There will be no viewing at the church.
In celebration of her life, friends are requested to wear light/pastel colours.