Funeral service for Maria Ann Minnis, 86 yrs., a resident of Clarence Town, Long Island, will be held at Christ The King Parish Church, Ridgeland Park, West on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. Officiating will be Archdeacon G. Kingsley Knowles, assisted by Father Kari Marcell. Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
She is survived by: Son: Stephen Taylor (Helen Edgecombe), Adoptive Daughter: Corese Dean, Grandchildren: Abner & Monique Roberts, Chiniqua Roberts, Tito & Renay Roberts, Carla & Nathaniel Taylor, Carlisha, Carl & Asten Dean, Precious & Paris Rolle, Carlene Burrows, Great Grandchildren: Adina, Adiria, Abanique, Tenay & Janay Roberts, Natanya, Nathalia & Nathalie Taylor. Daughter-in-law: Joan Roberts, Sisters-in-law: Ruth Minnis of Clarence Town, Long Island & Sharah Minnis of Wabasso, Florida Nephews: Donald Minnis, Reginald Minnis Sr. of Clarence Town, Long Island, Joseph “Joe” Minnis, Rodney Minnis, Wilfred Minnis, Eric Taylor, Carlton Bodie, Warren “Doc” Thompson, Leo Minnis, Anthony Benicourt, Nieces: Anita Bodie, Angela Lopez, Leonia Beneby (Randolph Beneby), Jackie Minnis, Sarah Milander (Carlos Milander), Yvonne Minnis of Wabasso, Florida, Daisy Minnis-French, Annie Minnis, Donnalee Missin, Mandarin Williams, Laura Pratt-Charlton (David Charlton) & Jennifer Benicourt, Grandnephews: Valdez Bodie (Patrice), McCain Bodie (Verlena) of Dallas, Texas, Dominic & Asa Thompson, Lionel & Christian Minnis, Shawn Minnis, Larune Russell, Reginald Minnis Jr. of Clarence Town, Long Island, Kevin & Derick Sawyer of RBPF Inspector Anthony Sawyer, Shervin Williams, Tarino Antonio, Shervon Williams Jr., Eddie Thomas, Bryson Beneby & Carlos Milander Jr., Grandnieces: Dr. Shamanique Bodie-Williams (RBPF Sergeant Wellington Williams), Sharanna Bodie, Tameika Watson, Tanya Thompson, Denise Minnis of Freeport, Grand Bahama, Shannon Minnis of Port St. Lucie, Florida, LaNell Williams-Astwood (Llewellyn Astwood II), Bianca Minnis, Danielle Minnis, Toya Brown, Tanya Williams, Nadia Williams & Lateka Lopez, LaTanya Lord, Racquel Williams, Shevette Smith (Sgt.2164 Leonardo Smith), LaChae Harris, Sophia Smith (Whitfield Smith), Warnessa Rolle (Desy Rolle), Szczygeil,. Devynne & Anthaya Charlton. Relatives & Friends: Antoinette Weech, Dame Ivy Dumont, Cathy Pratt, Mrs. Colleen Adderley, Jan Cartwright, Mr. & Mrs. Joshua Major, Marina Hepburn & Family, Louise Johnson, the Anglican Church Women of St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Clarence Town, Long Island, the entire Minnis, Taylor, Dean, Cartwright, Lopez, Rigby, Turnquest, Ritchie & Newman Families of Long Island, the Ford Family of Long Island and Inagua, the entire communities of Clarence Town, Long Island & South Long Island, Lisa, Patrice & Deborah Hepburn, Mr. Nelson Woods & Family, Antoinette Whyley, Janet Wright, Ruth Campbell, Wilbert Dead, Sadaisa Johnson, Berdie Edgecombe, Rosemary Edgecombe, Edna Saturne of West Palm Beach, Florida & Raquel Nottage, Robbie, Dave & Aniska Cartwright, Shirley Serfert & Judith Rolle, Sister Mary Benedict Pratt and Ansel Pratt & Family.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte’s Funeral Home, Market Street, from 9-1:00 p.m. on Friday & on Saturday at the church from 8:30 a.m. until service time.