Funeral Service for MATRIARCH VERNITTA “VAUNITA” MARIA MCPHEE-SUTHERLAND Age 80 years of Bamboo Boulevard, South Beach, New Providence; who died on Monday, September 7th, 2020 will be held on Saturday, September 19th, at 12:30pm at The New Destiny Baptist Cathedral, Jean Street. Officiating will be Apostle Delton Fernander. Interment will be made in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road and Woodlawn Way.
Her earthly memories will forever remain in the hearts of her Daughters: Sandra and Patricia Sutherland, Sophia Minnis, Denise Sutherland and Barbara Sutherland-Francis.
Sons: Clarrington Jr. and Winston Sutherland
Grandchildren: Phyillice (Vincent) Colebrook, Detra (Latherio) Bastian, Janet (Lamont) Johnson, Deondray Sutherland, Rhea, Roger, Reu, Rukiya Minnis, Cleveland Jr., Cleve Sutherland, Winston Sutherland Jr., Shakara (Fritzner) Sylvester, Winsilette (Christopher) Nixon, Winsinique Woodside, Windera Edgecombe, Windeisha, Livingston Sutherland, Sherniece, Reagan Sutherland and Lashun Sutherland.
Great-grandchildren: Phyllicia Sutherland, Rollins, Vincent, Tyler Colebrook, Latherio and Latari Bastian, Lamont and Ramon Johnson, Rajah and Raimi Ross, Fritzner and Ethan Sylvester.
Sisters: Rowena Thompson and Sheila (Brian) Carroll
Brothers: Douglas and Newell (Carolyn) McPhee.
Daughter-in-law: Karen Sutherland
Brothers-in-law: David Duncombe and Creswell Barr
Nieces: Tawana Thompson, Alexis Sands, Athena Carroll, Desiree(Stephen) Saunders, Candy Forbes, Adell McPhee, Patrice McPhee, Antoinette(Christopher) Burrows, Sonia McPhee, Stacy Cox of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Island and The Reverend Dr. Missouri L. McPhee-Cuthbert of Sanford FL.
Nephews: Darvin and Dwayne Duncombe, Brian Carroll, Vandyke and Joshua Barry, Prince and Newell Jr. McPhee, and Pierre Jerome Brown.
Numerous grandnieces and nephews including: Gerade, Bradley, Brea, Beyonce Forbes, Zy’riah Barry, Aaliyah, Jonothan and Sanai Carroll, D’shelle, Khobe and Sarai Duncombe.
Cousins: Laura Knowles, Leona Rodgers, Judy Colebrook, Wilton, Michael and Patrick Colebrook, Barry Brennen, Ricky, Nadia Smith, Ivy Sweeting, Willie Sweeting, Clara Lowe, Jefferson, George, Ema Stevens, Rebecca Smith, Carl (Yvonne) Rolle, Louise Meadows and The Rolle Family, Sylvia Wilson, Margaret Curry, Jackie Cox, Deborah Longley, Joy Nichols, Wendy Lightbourn, Reorian Rolle and Venus Ryan.
Close Friends from Freeport, Grand Bahama: Sheila Rahming, Leann Johnson and Rowena Davis,
Other relatives and friends include: The Late Enith Mackey and Family, Rose Burton and Family, Pastor Lampheir Maycock, Minister Veronica Wright, Evangelist Ceneamae Sweeting, Sis. Gina Wilson, Sis. Dorsett, The Sons and Daughters of Zion Prayer Group, The Embassy International Church Family, The Family of Devil’s Point, Cat Island, and The Straw Vendors of Bay Street.
Special Thanks to: Doctors and nurses at the Princess Margaret Hospital, especially those in A&E and the Blood Bank.
Viewing will be held on Friday, September 18th at Clarke’s Funeral Home & Crematorium, East West Highway from 11:00am to 5:00pm, on Saturday, September 19th from 11:30am at the Church until service time.