Obituaries

Gerard Wedley LaFleur, Sr.

Funeral service for the late Gerard Wedley LaFleur, Sr., 52 yrs., a resident of Faith Gardens, who died his residence on Sunday, July 5, 2020, will be held at Church of God of Prophecy East Street Tabernacle, East Street, on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.  Officiating will be Bishop Kendal Simmons. Private Interment follows in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F. Kennedy Drive.

Cherished memories will always be in our hearts. Left to mourn his passing are:

Parents: George W. and Marilyn LaFleur (nee Hanna)

One Son: Gerard Wedley LaFleur, Jr.

Sisters: Jonell Gay (Samuel) Johnson, Judith (Cory) Francis, Jeannie (Peter) Henderson

Brother: G. Wenty LaFleur

Aunts: Dr. Lorina (Deacon Gladstone) Nottage of Miami, Florida; Joyce, Birdie, Dorothy and Collette Hanna of Miami, Florida; Birdie Hanna; Ellen Ferguson; Beatrice Lightbourn; Adgranna Scavella of Atlanta; Barbara (Nehemiah) Thurston; Luanna, Dorothea, Sylveria, Viola, Sandra, Idelle and Lynn LaFleur and Cheryl Wells

Uncles: Alins Hanna of Miami, Florida; Pastor Ehurd (Dollymae) Hanna; Carol (Dorothy) Flowers; Ted and Deacon Dencil (Marissa) LaFleur; Dennis and Samuel (Almida) Dill

Grand Aunts: Patsy Hamilton and Vera LaFleur

Grand Uncle: Frank LaFleur

Nieces and Nephews: Jamaal, Sameka, Javard and Javan Johnson; Coryce and Jaron Francis; Janae, Janiece and Janique Henderson

Godparent: Handford McFall of Freeport, Grand Bahama

Godchildren: Chaz Thurston, Isaac Knowles, Tarik Rolle, Delon Cooper, Kosygen Forbes Jr., Danielle Bonimy, Ashnique Miller; Jaron Francis, Davinity Bowe, Ramir Cunningham and Luke Caley Jr.

Numerous Cousins including: Naomi, Mavis, Ernestine, Cathy, Alins Jr., Calvin, Willard, Rory, Warren, Kent, Jennifer, Christine, Curlymae, Ned, Pastor Peter, Christoff Jr, Elva, Simeon, Maureen, Kim, Fritz, Agnes, Bertina, Reginald, Bertram, Barbara, Karen, Jackie, Nelson,

Philemon, Elwood, Beulah, Olgalene, Roxanna, Craig, Diane and Theressa Hanna; Brenda, Esther and Gary Nottage; Sharon Ferguson; Walter and Kenneth Cox; Pastor Alton, Latonia and Scherell Ferguson; Kevin and Maurice Pratt; Shantelle Flowers; Carla, Kenny, Adrian, Laquisha and Kosheka Scavella; Geraldo, Brenae and Chaz Thurston; Darlecia, Adora, Dwayne, Alex, Renishea, Renika, Eldeece, Elrica, Kerrington, Tamara, Batchlette, Kayshawn, Kerry, Carol, Charaz, Rezepka, Giovanni, Tonki, Brittany, Ted Nelson Jr., Barbara Sherell, Deborah, Petson, Dino; Mariah, Joshua, Shannon and Dwayne LaFleur; Johnathon, Tryrano, Allison, Timothy, Violet Dill; Julia Smith and Norma Francis.

Numerous Relatives and Friends including: the entire Acklins Island, Andros Island and Eleuthera Island families; the entire LaFleur; the entire Hanna family; the entire Hamilton family; the entire Beneby family; the entire Pratt Family of Conch Sound, Andros; the entire Culmer Family; the entire Johnson family; the entire Francis family; the entire Henderson family; the entire Butler family; the entire Ferguson family; the entire Gibson family; the entire Curry Sisters families; the entire Collie family; the entire Hanna, Heastie, Tynes families; Bishop Dr. Franklyn and Dr. Rowena Ferguson and family; Bishop Brice and Advira Thompson and family; Bishop Dr. Elgarnet and Jacqueline Rahming and family; Bishop Rudolph Bowe and family; Bishop Hulan Hanna and Family; Bishop Nelson Ferguson and family; Bishop Norward Dean and family; Bishop Jeffrey Knowles and family; Bishop Sterling Moss and family; Bishop Kendal Simmons and family; Bishop Cephas Ferguson and family; Bishop George Thompson and family of Freeport; Bishop Capron and family of Freeport; Bishop Woodley Thompson and family; Bishop Branson Gibson and family; Bishop Shelton Beneby and family; Bishop Trevor and Sharon Williamson and family; Pastor Stephen Green and family; Pastor Diana Culmer and family; Pastor Scott Wilson and family; Pastor Barry Morris and family; Pastor Leroy Maycock and family, Pastor Chevol Grey and family; Pastor Timothy Johnson and family; Pastor Terrance Forbes and family; Pastor Cassell and Gil Higgs; Pastor Darryl Ferguson and family; Rev. T. G. Morrison and family; Rev. J. Carl Rahming and family; Rev. Marina Sands and family; Pastor John Ferguson and family; Pastor Randolph Curtis and family; Rev. Ronald Campbell and family; Rev. William and Betty Thompson and family; the Church of God of Prophecy Carmichael Road, Meadow Street, Soldier Road, Ernest Street, Turks and Caicos and Church of God of Prophecy Miami No. 1 families; the entire Church of God family; Bahama Junior Brass Band; Bahama Brass Band (including Freeport and Turks and Caicos Sections); Bahama Youth Brass Band (including Freeport Section); The Bahamas All Stars Marching Band and Parents; the Crusaders Marching Band; Directors and members of ALL other marching bands; Church of God of Prophecy Troops; the Church of God of Prophecy National Children’s Choir; former BTC colleagues; Government High School; the entire St. Anne’s Class of 1983 and C. C. Sweeting Class of 1984 families; the Ministry of Youth; Roots, One Family and Colours Junkanoo groups; all friends and affiliated groupings; the Doctors, Nurses and staff at the Critical Care Unit, Dialysis Unit and the MedSurgical Ward II of the Princess Margaret Hospital.

(If we inadvertently forgot anyone, please know that this is a very difficult time for us and we appreciate any act of kindness shown to us no matter how small.)

Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte’s Funeral Home, Market Street, from 11-5:00 p.m. on Friday.

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