Funeral service for Matriarch Ivy “Mudda” Ferguson, 85 yrs., a resident of of #3 Hawthorne Rd., Oakes Field & formerly of Forbes Hill, Exuma, will be held at Zion Baptist Church, East & Shirley Streets, on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. T. G. Morrison, assisted by Rev. Ulric V. Smith, Rev. Anthony a. Sampson and other Associate Ministers. Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens.
Ten (10) children:- Philip L. Brown (Patricia), Iva Brown, Pastor Joseph Brown (Deborah), Edgar O. Moxey (Iris), Jessica L. Duncombe (Henry), Sandra G. Strapp (Terry), Urvan O. Moxey, Aris L. Bethell (Kevin), Anthony L. Moxey (Stanya), Kenny N. Moxey (Samantha). Four (4) adopted daughters:- Helen Rolle, Monette Russell, Zena Burland of England, Estilia “Tia” Casseus and Patrice Duncombe.
Twenty eight (28) grand-children :- Philicia, Philip and Sherrea Brown, Terrea Miller-Thompson; LashanPinder and Ivone Brown; Dr. Kiesha Brown-Cunningham, Joseph, Constable Jason, Shanae and Joel Brown; Edgar III, Erica and EdgarsonMoxey; Justin Deveaux, Wentworth Donaldson, Andrey Gardiner, Henri Duncombe; Anastacia Gibson, Leslie and Denzel Bain, J. David Seymour; UnvaniqueMoxey, Anthony Jr. and Andrew Moxey; Kenny Jr. and SamiahMoxey.
Eleven (11) great-grand-children:-Taja; Zyon, Zarion, Zhamari and Zaidyn; Tyler and Jasmine; Jahni; Trinity; Rashae and Jaheim. Mother had one (1) great-great A’laya
Mother is survived by two (2) brother Victor Cooper, and Solomon Morley; four (4) sisters Albertha Bullard, Rebecca Brown-Thomas, Carriemae Bowe and Miriam Martin. She was predeceased by her sisters Thelma Marshall, Ethel Lightbourne and Euleas Ferguson.
Her nieces and nephews include: Sonia, Carl, Jackie (deceased), Sylvia, Terry, Christopher (deceased) Regina, Christine, Sabrina, Rochelle; Daphne, Victor, Gary, Charles (deceased), Robert, Quencia; Tyrone; Hollis; Evelyn; Emmitt, Wayde, Nelda, Etta, Simone, Carla (deceased) Garvin, Collette. Glenroy (deceased) Dwayne (deceased), Exerella and Edwandra, Lillimae, Patricia, Pedro (deceased), Joyce, Solomon, Cleveland and Carson; Ryan, Nel, Theodore and Royanne; Anglicia andDeshea;Florene, Gustan and Rosalee. Mother had many grand nieces and nephews to many to name.
Other family relatives including Deaconess Nathalee Taylor, Paulette Taylor, Madline Finley, Bloniva Sears, Elcita Ferguson and other Forbes Hill Family, all the children of the late Captain Edgar O. MoxeyGodchildren:-Ruthnell, Janet, Erica and others.
Other Friends and Relatives include Sybil Toote and family, Edmund Stubbs & family, Alphonso Lewis & family, Ruth Brown and family, the entire Rock Crusher family; Francita Seymour, Darville Walkine& family; Mable Rolle, Mytle Thompson, Alfreta Clarke, Dencil Kerr and the entire Mt. Moriah Church Family, Rev. T.G. Morrison, Rev. Anthony Sampson and the Zion Baptist Church family, Rev. Heuter Rolle and the Salem Baptist family, Capt. Lee Ambrister, James and Martha Wallace, Mr. Daniel Paul, Bishop B. Wenith Davis and Bryan and Paulette Higgs.
Special thanks to Dr. Rokell Hall, Dr. Kiesha Cunningham, and Dr. Nadia Gilbert of PMH, Dr. Victor L. Horsley DPM, Dr. Patrick Roberts and the staff of A.F. Adderly Jr. High.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte’s Funeral Home, Market Street, from 10-3:00 p.m. on Tuesday.