Private service for the late Abigail Mable Poitier Rolle age 106 years of Water Cay, Grand Bahama, Freeport will be held on Friday, September 4th, 2020 at Restview Memorial Chapel, Robinson and Soldier Road. Officiating will be Rev’d Dr. Wilton Strachan. Interment will follow in the Western Cemetery, Nassau Street.
Due to the Government Orders and related restrictions placed on funerals, attendance is limited to (10) family members. The family apologizes for any inconvenienced caused. Everyone in attendance must wear a mask covering the nose and mouth. Six feet physical distancing is required at all time.
She was Pre-deceased by her Husband – Benjamin Rolle; Son – John E. Rolle; Daughters – Florinda Rolle-Thompson and Bernice Rolle-Saunders. Grandson – Gregory and David Rolle.
Left to celebrate her life Son – Retired Police Officer #688 Peter Rolle; Daughter-in-Law – Monique Rolle; 9 Grandsons – Jeffrey, Keith (Majorie) and Trevor Sherman, Andre, Wellington, Errol (Sherelle), Dominique and Avery Rolle. 11 Grand-daughters – Melonie Sherman, Carolyn Pinder (Christopher), Reserve Sgt. Patrice Sherman RBPF, Jennifer Chandler (Vernon), Niona Flowers, Sharellyn Johnson, Cheryl Rolle, Rochelle Rolle Hatcher-Kemp, Rakell Pearce (O’Brien), Brettina Rolle and Bernice Penn. 33 Great grandsons – Marlowe, Jeffrey Jr. (Samantha), Conrad, Adrian, Brian, Treyton & Jaiden Sherman, Gibran Collie, Shanaad Forbes (Markesha), Shanaan Forbes, Travolta Bain (Anishka), Eugene & Christopher Pinder Jr., Keith Sherman Jr., Patrero (Oriel) and Pachino (Shannon) Sherman, Staff Sgt. Sidney Munroe U. S. Army, Washington, D.C., Jayden Robinson, Travis, DiVion, Daiton & Trevor Sherman Jr., Vernon Chandler II, George Moxey, Jahmal Small, Ryan Shepherd, Dwayne Rolle, Errol Rolle Jr., Anthony Jennings Jr., O’Brien Pearce II, Moses Rolle, Troy Kemp Jr. and Jahred Coakley. 31 Great grand-daughters – Russchellea Russell-Bain, Aisha Armbrister, Kristen Charlton (Verron), Chavan & Alexis Pinder, Kate, Keva, Kimberly & KiAndrea Sherman, Keithra Lightbourn (Javan), W. Sgt. Kendra Sherman-Smith RBPF (Enoch), WDC. Elyse Pinder RBPF, Charlyse Sherman, Vernique, Monique & Monica Chandler, Dominique Whyms, Romayne, Khiara & Shayvonne Sherman, Collette Stubbs (Mario), Monique Lightbourn (Kelson), Koleara Ramos (Fidercio), Georgina Moxey, Nellesha Swain, Romadia & Jayann Johnson, Dedrianne & Cherylanne Rolle, Angelique Jennings and Dianka Rolle. 43 Great great grandsons – Akeil Holmes, Rajay Feaste, Rashad & Rashiq Bain, Amari Bain, Kyle, Ethan, Jeremy & Eugene Pinder, Adon Gibson, Nathan Lightbourn, Patrero Jr., Patreco & Zyon Sherman, Pachino Jr. & DiShanno Sherman, Rhmeir & Trenton Sherman, D’Mauri & Orlandar Chandler, DeNique Whymns, DeNari Taylor, QuiAundre Robinson, Kavanno Whyms, Carlos Newbold, Lashawn & Shandon Whyms, Matthew, Marlon & Giovanni Sherman, Malik Marche, Elisha Lightbourn, Nathan Storr, Joseph & Federcio Ramos III, George Moxey Jr., Shanaad Forbes Jr., Bradon Rolle, Jahmal Small Jr., Janiel Johnson, Deandre Rolle, Anthony Jennings III and Eli Rolle. 39 Great great grand-daughters – DeNique Whymns, Monet & Isabella Sherman, Mya, Myeisha & MyKayla Stubbs, Khayden Storr , Isadora & Sophia Ramos, Ayanna Thompson, Aniaya & Aya Armbrister, Travelle, Tajah,& Tayla Bain, Chardee Pinder, Cherea, Veronaye & Ckaimya Charlton, Ahjanay Gibson, Alexia Rolle, Kaiden Swain, Tatyana Burrows, Ajanae Butler, BriNaya Roache, Kamiyah Swain, Patreah Sherman, Edwinique Sturrup, Jovayah Munnings, D’Mitria Sherman, Keshana Forbes, Giavonia & Devonna Neely, Anthoniece & Christina Moxey, Tae Williams, Reagan Shepherd, Kayla Wright, Skylar Jennings 2 Great great great grandsons – DeKharii Whyms & Semaj Holmes. 1 Niece – Josephine Russell Host of other relatives & friends including: Telis & Rename Symonette, John, Max, Anthony & Allen Poitier, Joshua, Tamar & Rosemary Russell, Shanna Wilson, Grace Pinder, Evelyn Heild, Stella Poitier, Vernelle Brown, Mabel Russell of Lewis Yard, Grand Bahama, MP of Eastern Grand Bahama – Iram Lewis & Family, Dr. Franklyn Saunders & Family, Tex Cooper & Family, Cooper Family of High Rock Grand Bahama, David McIntosh & Family, Joseph Russell & Family, Ismae Deleveaux & Family, Minister Judy Smith & Family, Mary Adderley & Family, Colamae Butterfield, Katrina Marche, Wayde Watson, Edris Bethel & Family, Families of the Late Rev. Oral, Edwood & Samuel, Edwin & William Poitier of Grand Bahama, Families of the Late Althassa Russell, Minerva Symonette, Anna Heild, Evelyn McIntosh of Wood Cay, Abaco, Families of the Late Beatrice Munnings, Eleanor Brown, Sylvia Josey, Rosie Laing, Pastor Wilton Strachan and the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Family, Deacon Arthur Peet and Family, the Family of the Late Rev. Theodore Darling, Deacon Mary Storr & Family, the Evans Family & the Kiki Street Community, the staff of the Geriatric Home, the Bay Street Straw Market Family and Descendants of Water Cay, High Rock and McClain’s Town, Grand Bahama and many others too numerous to mention.Viewing will be held in the Irenic Suite at Restview Memorial Mortuary and Crematorium Ltd., Robinson and Soldier Roads on Thursday (Today) from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.