Funeral Service for Matriarch Ellen Gwendolyn “Ma Gwen” Clarke, age 106 years, a resident of Springfield Street, Fox Hill and formerly of Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday January 16th, 2021 at Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. Julia P. Bain, assisted by other ministers of the Gospel.
She was predeceased by her daughter: Ms. Cynthia Curtis; Siblings: Geneva Butterfield, Francis Symonette, Enid Curry, Virginia Moncur, Harold Lowe and Mable King.
She is survived by her GRANDCHILDREN & SPOUSES: Shanandon & Shedell McKenzie, Shandale Grant & Alexander Grant (deceased) Antonio & Cira Davis and Anthonia ‘Peaches’ & Newton Roxbury; GREAT GRAND CHILDREN: Shanandon II, Shanniah, Shardonnae & Shardae McKenzie; Alexae & Shanareo Grant, K’Leigh, A’Myiah and Skylar-Mae Davis, and A’Mahni Roxbury; GODCHILDREN: Durant & Keva Smith, Charmaine Smith, Chriscola Johnson; ADOPTED FAMILY: Sheila Butler (Oldest daughter), Rev. Dr. Julia & Richard Bain & Family, Carolyn & William Demeritte & Family, Ana Wilson Smith & Family, Bishop & Mrs. Cedric Bullard & Family, Katrinka Whylly & Family, Yvanette & John Johnson, Judy Cooper, Keisha Moss, Kesna Pinder; COMMUNITY NURSE: TCN Deborah Watson (Adopted Daughter); NIECES & NEPHEWS: Eudene Thompson, Faye Major, Zorene & Mary Curry, Stephanie Storr, Linda Davis , Angela & George Bullard, George “Woody” Lowe, William & Sheila Curry, Charles & Rosie Curry, Calvert, Pedro John and Sheniqua Curry; GRAND NIECES & NEPHEWS: Marie & Keith Roberts, Sherry Thompson, Celeste & Leonard Cleare, Natasha Storr, Renee, & Mr. & Mrs. Felipe Major, Michelle Smith, Andre & Shasta Major, Tony and Marcus Major, Craig, Jeffery, Steve and Yvonne Thompson, Alvin Storr, Woodron Lowe, Drexel, Hendrick, Emery Curry, Zorene, Adrian & Keisha Curry, John Jr. Jonavon, Johnette, Nikeya and Christopher Curry, Mikhal, Mikhala and Miguel Bullard; GREAT GRAND NIECES & NEPHEWS: Rashanta , Lashantae and Rashad Cleare, Felipe Jr. & Olivia Major, Aniya Storr and great grand children of Charles and Enid Curry; ADDITIONAL FAMILY & FRIENDS: Martin & Dianne Solomon, Sylvia, Jacinta Rolle & Family, Issac Jr. & Mrytis Mckenzie, Lulamae Taylor, Jackie Wright & Family, Margaret Strachan & Family , Issacc Mckenzie Sr. & Family, Bishop & Mrs. Denzel Hutchinson & Family, Bishop & Mrs. Daniel Hall & Family, The Family of the Late Merdena Smith, The Family of the Late Gladys Butler, Sandra Franks, Anterue & Nicole Davis and Family, Mary Davis & Family (Miami Florida), Shonah Bastian, Anishka Oliver-Chung, Karenza Grant, Charles LaRoda, Mr. Leon Black, Patsy Williamson & Family, The Honorable Hubert Alexander & Delores Ingraham, The Honorable Shonel Ferguson and the Free National Movement, Senator Honorable Fred Mitchell and the Progressive Liberal Party, Gloria Miller & Family, Carl & Sonia Kemp, The Franks Family, Theophilus Moss Jr., Bishop Johnny Lowe, Bishop Salathiel Rolle & Family, Bishop Felix Miller & Family, Carolyn Curtis Thompson & Family, Michael, Kendal & Clayton Curtis, Randolph & Dorine Curtis & Family, Andrew Mckenzie & Family, Suzelle Mckenzie, Evie Babb & Family, Priscilla Moxey, Donna McCoy, Krystal & Rashae Rolle, Ernest Mckenzie, Mr. & Mrs. Almardo Burrows, Ethel, Beverly Roberts & Family, William Hall Sr. & Family, Pastor & Mrs. Darren Wood and the New Goodwill Church of God Family, Vision of Hope Church of God Family, Fowler Street Church of God Family and by no means least, the loving community of Fox Hill.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Cedar Crest Funeral Home and Crematorium Ltd, Robinson and Baillou Hill Roads, on Friday from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.