Funeral service for Edward Alexander Richard Hanchell, 87 yrs., a resident of Ridgeland Park West & formerly of Turks & Caicos Island, will be held at Greater Bethel Cathedral, Faith Way off Baillou Hill Road, on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Suffragon Bishop Christopher Minnis, assisted by other Ministers of the Gospel. Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
He was predeceased by his wife Ednamae and brother Walter Alexander Hanchell.
Left to share and cherish his memories are, His beautiful daughters: Yvonne, Elvaria, Yvette, Sharon & Deidre Hanchell, and Nurse Shantell Hanchell-Davis, His son-in-law: Bradley Davis Sr., His grand children: Bradley Davis Jr., and Branden Davis, His sisters: Elder Annie Greene, Barbara Darville, Joy Wright, Frances Hanchell, Winifred Murphy, and Elsie Smith, His brothers: Aubrey & Thomas Hanchell, His sisters-in-law: Brenda Hanchell, Eleanor, Verna & Naomi Douglas, and Pearl Rahming, His brothers-in-law: Raymond Murphy, Edward Smith and Rudolph Douglas; His nieces: Marjorie Outten, Grace Smith, Linda Seymour, Bridgette Hanchell, Ingrid Adderley, Katrina Darville, Shanelle Percentie, Chivon, Claudina & Ann Wright, Judith Hanchell, Claudina Gibson, Tamia Colbert, Raunique Murphy, Ranetha Chamberlain, Carolyn Douglas, Antoinette Deveaux, Dornell Joyner, Joanne Romero, Shirrel, Erica, Kim, Kaylor, Tiffany & Bridgette Douglas, and Patrice Rahming, His nephews: Donald Greene, Edwin & Walter Hanchell, Leroy Hanchell, Mark & Simeon Darville, Tony & Sammy Wright, Larell & Romeo Hanchell, Walden Nixon, Ricardo, Michael, Shawn, Garvin, Kirk & Natario Douglas, Peter II and Preston Rahming; numerous other relatives and friends including: Sheila Bullard, Carlton Ellis, Pastor Walter Hanchell & Family, Betty Hanchell-Deveaux, Suffragon Bishop Christopher Minnis & First Lady Minister Melony Minnis & Family, Apostle Mitchell & Julia Jones & Family, Maurice Hanchell & Family, Jane Williams & Family, Stanley & James Malcolm, Mavis Samuels, Pearl Outten, Ionie Minnis & Family, Marilyn Musgrove & Family, Gloria Dorsette & Family, Wordell Dean & Family, Gale Outten & Family, Vernitta Rolle & Family, Patricia Davis & the Davis Family, Shan Butler & Family, Genevive Rodgers & Family, Greater Bethel Cathedral Family, St. Agnes Anglican Church, Christ The King Anglican Church, Christ The King Sunday School, Archdeacon Kingsley Knowles, Annex Baptist Cathedral Family, Annex Prayer Band, Rev Dr. Jackson Miller & Family, Rev Anthony Cleare & Family, Rev Willard Cunningham & Family, Rev Lynden Knowles & Family, Pastor Derek Sands & Prophetess Lenora Sands, Donna Delancy, Stephanie Knowles, Doris Gomez, Musgrove Family, Archdeacon I. Ranfurly Brown, the wonderful neighbours of Ridgeland Park West, Jenny & Calpurnia McPhee, Malfrith Rahming, James & Joann Pennerman & Family, Janet Hutchinson, Clarke’s Family, Corey Moss of Aquapure, Drexel Armbrister, Mr. & Mrs. Greg Wilson, Sandra Ramsey & Family, Agnes Knowles, Joy Sweeting & Family, Janet McPhee, Jane Roberts and Wendal Deveaux & Family.
Special thanks to: Doctors Kevin Moss, Patrick Cargill, Eugene Gray, Rana Greene, Dr. Stubbs, and Dr. Pierre; Medical Specialty Clinic, Eye Care Centre, Agape Clinic, Sister Patsy Newbold, Surgical Area Nursing, Ms. Audrey Lightbourn, Mrs. Serkeitha Meadows, Ophthalmic Nursing Cohort 2, Office of Judiciary – Supreme Courts, Magistrate Courts, Traffic Court, Magistrate Courts Accounts, Court of Appeal, Commissioner of Police, Anthony Ferguson, Chief Supt B.K. Bonamy & Staff of the Central Division, Chief Supt. Patrona Bethel & Staff of Police Human Resources Department, Supt. Sean Thompson, ASP Kent Butler & Staff of Tourism Police Unit, Royal Bahamas Police Force Prosecution & Warrants Section, Ministry of Public Service, Public Treasury Staff, Ministry of Finance Staff, Dexter Sands, Sally Rahming, Franklyn Dorsett, Leonie Moultrie, Wright Family, Henry Butler, Hon. Glennis Hanna-Martin, MP, Charmaine Fawkes, and Bahamas Gas Company.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte’s Funeral Home, Market Street, from 12-6:00 p.m. on Friday & on Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.