A Private Graveside Service for the late Joan Lillian Coakley (nee Crawley), aged 77 years, of Rosalind Street, Polhemus Gardens, will be held on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at the Western Cemetery, Nassau Street. Officiating will be Archdeacon Keith Cartwright assisted by other ministers of the Clergy.
Due to current Government regulations in respect of Covid-19, attendance is limited to ten (10) persons.
She was pre-deceased by her Husband: Stafford Coakley; Father and Mother: John T. Crawley and Gloria Forsythe Bethel Johnson; Father and Mother-in-law: Roderick E. and Mary E. Coakley; Sister and Sisters-in-law: Patricia Crawley-Mortimer, Mary Sealy, Sybil L. Strachan, Lovely Coakley, Flora Hanna, Agnes Burnside and Judith Coakley-Chase; Brothers and Brothers-in-law: John T. Crawley III, Kenneth Crawley, Vincent Crawley, Roderick B. Coakley, Ronald Coakley, and A. Bismark Coakley, Rudolph Hanna, Courtney Strachan Sr..
Her unforgettable memories will forever live on in the hearts of her survivors: Daughters: Stephanie Coakley-Thomas (Jeffery), Sammarra Coakley, Stacci Curtis, and Stepdaughter: Kimberly McPhee; Son: Rhawli (Elizabeth) Coakley; Granddaughters: LaKeisha and Danielle Curtis, Schae, Samarra and Gisella Coakley; Step-granddaughters: Tanya Murray-McCarroll, and Kasha McPhee; Adopted: Gabriel Laroada; Grandsons: David and Dominique Oliver, D’Andre and Saadiq Coakley; Step grandson: Antione Cooper; Great-grandchildren: Zanaya, Schyler, and Sevyn Curtis, Step-great grandchildren: Mary, Luke, and Zoe McCarroll, Atione Jr., Antonique, Anthony; Sisters/Sisters-in-law: Janet (Frank) Dean, Sharon Colon, Capt. Laurell (Ret) (James) Brault, Linda (Fred) Jordan, Elizabeth Ashley Forsythe, Sandra (Henderson) Wilson, Brenda (Rev. Laverne) Lockhart, Beverley (Eugene) Nairn, Deann Crawley, Lynda (Joseph) Gibson, Antoinette (Anthony) Rutherford, Rosalia Bowe and Vanria Culmer, Ursula Coakley, Catherine Coakley, and step-sisters: Sharon and Florence Johnson; Brothers/Brothers-in-law: Bradley (Stephanie) and Leslie Crawley, Arthur Chase, Ormand Burnside, and stepbrothers: Kirk and Bruce Johnson; Aunt: Mrs. Ruth Francis (nee Crawley); Nieces/Nieces-in-law: Angela (Dave) Burrows, Steniece Mortimer, Nichelle Smith, Nicola (Edward) Fox, Genaye (William) Sturrup, Geonese Ewing, Lanique Lockhart, Janelle Mindel, Jillian Bowe, Janine Gibson, Latonia (Dale) Johnson, Ashlee Rutherford, Dionnae Culmer, Anishka, Shernique, Tiffany and Christian Crawley, Kyron, Michaella, and Zandra Strachan, Flora (Ricardo) Strachan-Moss, Carolyn (Stanley) Bowe, Cheryl (Roger) Hurst, Shavon Ramsey, Deidre (deceased) and Dawn Hanna, Maria Ferguson, Denise (Steffano) Strachan, Deborah Pinder, Allison Burnside, Carla (Huel) Dames, Leesa, Tiffany, and Alexia Coakley, Chia (Damien) Gibbs, Apryll (DuWaine) Edwards, Jillian (Deyvon) Jones, and Athena (Kenwood) Pratt; Nephews/Newphews-in-law: Andrew Dean, Christopher (Jennifer) Wright, David and Richard Colon, James and Dr.Tristan Jordan, Earvin and Dedrick Jones, Lamarque Lockhart, Daron Wilson, Gevon Nairn, Orson and Demar Greenslade, Donillio Culmer, Dr. Jamil Gibson, Antoine, Bradley Jr., Kavaughn, Leslie Jr and Brandon Crawley, Phillip (Lathera) Coakley, Courtney (Marilyn) Strachan (both deceased), Steven, Julian (Elizabeth), and Stuart (Thelia) Coakley; Rudolph, Jr.(deceased), Claude (Melony), Gary (Rochelle), and Brian (Wende) Hanna, Ronald, Perez (Gina), Gerrard (Adina), Carlos Coakley, Felix Coakley, Francis (Racquel) Bowe, and Anthony Bostwick; Numerous grand, great grand nieces and nephews; Relatives/Cousins include: Donna Deveaux, Anna Williamson, Mark Francis, Pauline, Paula, Rosalind, Eileen, Yvonne and Bradley Crawley, The Descendants of Joseph Forsythe (deceased); Erma Thompson and Family; Roosevelt (Joann) and Family, and Sidney Colebrooke (deceased); Charles & Charlene Sealy and Family; The siblings of the late Granville Coakley, Nathan Coakley, Senobie Cargill, Flora Pinder, Durlene Wilmott and Victoria Taylor of Calabash Bay (Coakley) Town, Andros; The Siblings of the late Sidney, Stephen, James, Ronald, David, Richard, Joseph, Jack and Lovely Johnson-Wilkinson of Fresh Creek, Andros; The Siblings of the Minnis; Boyds; Brennens; Rileys; Woodsides and Thompsons of Calacash Bay, Andros; and The Coakley Family (Lewis St.); Lifetime Friends include: Madge Bowleg, Mr. and Mrs Eugene Iphill and Family; Eleanor Butler and Family; Ethel Grant and Family; Miriam Roberts and Family; Dora Johnson and Family; Deloris Ferguson and Family; The White Family; Cambridge Family of Grants Town; Barry and Margaret Ward; Felice Knowles and the entire Rock Sound, Eleuthera Family; Sylvia Scriven and Family; Catherine Ellen Glinton (Bobby) and Family; Patricia Babb (Stanley) and Family; Stephen Laroda and Family; Mildred Hinsey (deceased) and Family; Edward Jaecques and Family; Ms. Gwen Evans; Stephen Albury; Rudolph King and other members of The Breakfast Club; The Adams Family of Queens, NY; Gene Hughes and Family of Baltimore, MD; Rev’d Cannon Rolle’s Travel Group; St. Agnes Church Family and various ministries; Colleagues and friends from the Department of Social Services; Kiwanis Clubs of the Bahamas, Eastern Canada and the Caribbean; Brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., Pi and Pi Xi Chapters; Orchid Society; African Violet Society; SAC Class of ’87; SRG Crew; Bristol Wines and Spirits Family; God-children; and many, many relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
May Her Soul Rest in Eternal Peace!
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44 Nassau St. on Tuesday, December 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.