Last rites for Matriarch Deaconess Nellie Gertrude Ferguson age 85 years of Big Pond and formally of Deep Creek, South Andros will be held on Saturday 26th October, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Pilgrim Baptist Temple, St. James Road. Officiating will be Pastor Leroy Major., assisted by other Ministers of the Gospel. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens.
She is survived by her Children: Judy Miller, Marcel (Charles) Johnson, Michael Morris, Stephen Knowles, and Keva Ferguson. Grandchildren: Ivan (Tanya) Miller, Rochelle (Bannerman) Campbell, Reishon (Lefred) Mackey, Rhenard (Artena) Miller, Chanelle Johnson, Chacelle Ferguson, Myhikkah, Myea and Maliyah Morris, P/C 3831 Gregory, Tanisha and Leshae Knowles. Greaat-grandchildren: Tammi (Angelo) Butler, Trenae, Tavaris, Alejandro, Tara and Tia Miller, Bannerman Jr. and Brandi Campbell, Payton Ferguson and Lakhy Morris. Great Great-Grand Children: Allaya Butler and Amari Thompson. Brothers: Lewence (Hanna) Brice and Prince (Ella) Rahming. Sister: Sylvia Rahming (Jeffery) Taylor. Sisters-in-Law: Estine Rolle, Sheila (Enos) Mackey, Nerva Bowe. Adopted children: Deidre (William) Taylor, Meredith Miller, Ellen Rolle, Carolyn Rodgers, David Benett Johnson, Rudolph Miller and Clayton Miller, Jean Minus, Tearra Prosper, Phillip Adderley, Terron Dames, Kentia Ingraham and Shanay Prosper. Nieces and nephews: Valerie Brice-Brown, Leonie Smith, Charles (Louise) Brice, Anthony (Clarissa) Brice, Randy (Francis) Brice, Franklyn (Kelly), Sonia and Kendal Brice, Janice (Henry) Harris, Euthalie Rahming, Minerva Forbes, Elizabeth (Thomas) Smith, Emily (Hardwick) Morley, Linda (Patrick) Colebrooke, Sandra McPhee, Pettiann (Van) Demeritte, Vincent (Berthamae) Andrews, Reginald, Shedrick (Jacqueline) Kendrick (Sonava) McPhee, Angeline Thompson, Mandeleta (Ronald) Cash, Lolliemae, Javis (Ann), Jethro (Whitlene) Rahming, Prince (Isabell), Tanya and Terecita Rahming, Marvin and Tramaine Taylor, Stephen Robinson, Franklyn Johnson, Amanda Thompson, Taliste, Rudy (Patricia), Calsey (Kendra) and Rodger (Cynthia) Taylor, Tenelle (David) Kimple, Therron and Trenton Sainville, Chloe Moxey, Kelsi-Lee, Darenique, Daren and Everest Taylor. Other relatives and friends including: Hanna Rahming, Maggie Bain, Arnold, Freddie and Carl (Florence) Rahming, Alfred, Arthur, Kenneth Rahming, Carrie, George Evans, Shirley Andrews, Francina Ward, Whitmore (Brenda) Evans, Florence Davis, Bertis Evans, Excerella Roberts and Arthur Rahming, Norward (Eulease), Edmund (Emily) and Ezra Rahming, Mazella Rahming, Elfloy (Randolyn) Newry, Rosanna Strachan, Ovilda Forbes, Minerva (Reuben) McKenzie, Bishop Elgarnet Rahming, Kendall Rahming, Naomi Hanna, Patrick Rahming, Allen Smith, Joan Walkes, Evamae Rahming, Oral and Wilma Jones, Eulamae Ferguson and family, Mebra Evans and family, children of the late Elijah, Cyril, Robert, Frank, and Ben Brice, Velma Curry and Aunty Vicky, Valencia Doyle, Brandi Farquharson,Catherine Roker, Craydora Musgrove, Maxine Daxon, Linda Strachan, Bloneva Darville and family, children of the late Doris Durham, Millicent Fernander, Raymond King, Vivienne Bullard, Sharon Clarke, Ken and Derry Gibson and family, Carlton and Cleora Wilkinson, Edward Campbell and family, Terry Ferguson, Jennifer Reynolds, Melanie Jolly, Patrick Ferguson, Pastor Leroy and Curlene Major, Pilgrim Baptist Temple Family, Pastor Roderick and Veronica Rolle. Special Thanks to: Dr. Gertrude Holder, Dr. Gemma Rolle, Dr. Theodore Turnquest, Dr. Kenneth Orrima, Princpal Nursing Officer Valerie Miller and Senior Nursing Officer Patricia Newbold, doctors and nurses of Female Medical II and the Accident and Emergency Department of the Princess Margaret Hospital, Patient Relations Officer Patricia Laing. Caregiver: Jesnir Alcenor, Physiotherapist Jacqueline Rahming. Friends of the Big Pond Community including Charles and Ellen Rolle and family, Olive Collie, Brenda Deleveaux, Ivy Bowe, Karen Russell and family, Bain and Grants Town Seniors Club, The Salvation Army, The Hotel Workers Union Mothers’ Club and a host of other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The body will repose at Curtis Memorial Mortuary on Friday from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM and at the church from 10:00 AM until service time.