Funeral Service for Ms. Floretta Elizabeth Gardiner- Laing, age 62 years, of Grace Avenue, Palmetto Village, will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Sunday March 1st, 2020, at Zion Baptist Church, East and Shirley Streets. Officiating will be Rev. T. G. Morrison, assisted by Rev. Ulric V. Smith II and Sherlyn A. Gardiner. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
Cherished memories are held by her Children: Tarran Ferguson, Tameka Basden (Keno), Tajah Landau (Matthew) and Gary Laing Jr.; Siblings: Bethsheba Rigby (Edmund), Rosamon Gomez (Keith) of Miami, Florida, Deborah and Barbara Gardiner, Jacqueline McIntosh and Leainer McIntosh of Green Turtle Cay, Abaco; Adopted sister: Violet Hanna; Grand Children: Kayannah Basden, Jules Gachugu, Carsen, Anaj Laing and Luke Landau; Nieces and Nephews: Stephan Rigby, Tangelia Russell (Dusty) of Los Angeles, California, Tyisha Speights (Donnel) of Orlando, Florida, Kemaro Gomez of Miami, Florida, Theidra Levarity (Willis), Triva Wood, Treasure Gardiner, Jaleek and Jayden McIntosh and Jabari and Kio Gomez, Tyece, Tatia, Tianna and Tamia McIntosh; Grand Nieces and Nephews: Nyah and Finley Depree of Los Angeles, Tatiana and Mikayla Speights of Orlando, Thejon Edgecombe, Georgio Bodie Kimani Rigby, Khaleel, Kayden, Kemaro Jr. and Carter Gomez, Thejon Edgecombe, Amber Hanna and Ashton Sands; Grand Aunt: Sadie Curtis: Beloved relatives and friends: Malvese Hepburn and Family, Sadie Curtis and Family, Denise, Geneva, Mary, Deborah, Louis, Elaine, and Sandra McKenzie of Clewiston, Florida, Priscilla, Donna, Titus, Micah and James Franklyn of Atlanta and , Rupert Gardiner, Sylvia Curtis, Clarabell Cooper, Suzette Pinder, Melissa Knowles, Elaine Cartwright, Vera Bailey, Bethsheba Cleare, Samuel and George Swan, Tonette, Bently and Calvert Hamilton and Monica Jenkins, Alpheus, Marie, O’Neal, Caroline, Nathanial , Shirlen (Tony) and Mila, Zen, Patricia, Vonnie and Rick Gardiner, Cynclair Musgrove, Petsilee Williams, Denise, Petramanda and Lester Gardiner of California, Lenora Henfield, Rev. Albert Hepburn and Family, Henry Innis and Family, Gwendolyn King, Audrey and Bettymae Poitier, The Family of Winifred Brown, Freddie McKenzie and Family, The Demeritte Family, Francis Ledee, The Hepburn and McKenzie Family from the Bluff Cat Island, Pastor Washington and Patrina Williams and Family, The Walkine Family, Brown, Hanna, Gomez, Fountain, March, Mortimer and Williams Families of Marathon Estates, The Cordeaux Avenue Family, McDonald and Family, The Laing Family of Treasure Cay, Abaco, Wanda Bullard and Family, Jermaine Deveaux, Alfred Laing, Rick Cox, The LeBlanc Family of Los Angeles, The Wood, The Thurston Family, The Musgrove Family, Monique Minns, Amadi King and Family ,Ricardo Johnson and Family, Miriam Deveaux, Keith Gomez, Jr., Trevor Wood and Family, Glen Tulloch and Jasneth Sawyer and Family of New York, Sandra Fenelon and Family, Yvonne and Aaron Johnson and Family, Lakiera and Clayton Henry, Carlene, Michael Douglas and Family, MacArthur ‘Tommy” Thompson, Angela and Dorothy McDonald, Jackie Mckenzie, Shantell Mckay, Celeste Mitchell, Nicky Williams, Robert ‘Blacks’ Mckenzie, Dena Andews, Jasmine Cartwright, Latoya Gibson, Brigitte and Sophia Rolle, Linda Gaitor, Antoinette Russell and Family, Donald Weir and Family, Roger Rolle and Family, Hon. Desmond Bannister, Baker, Rev. Terrance Morrison and The Zion Baptist Church Family, C.C. Sweeting Class of 1976, Amanda Nixon, Yvonne Rolle, Anna Moncur, Joey and Eunice, Percy Roberts, Nadia Armbrister, Miriam Curtis, Miriam Deveaux, Melberth Rolle, Patrice Pollard, Alexia Nottage, Raquel Gibson, Vaughn Bullard, Zerlene Frazer, Margaret Bethel, Italia Russell, Terrence Smith and Family, The entire staff of The Labour Department, Renny, Andron, Valentino Johnson and Family, Judymae Brown and Family, Brendalee Woodside and Family, Lakeitra Bethel and Family, The Corner Boyz – Faith Avenue and The Bluff Cat Island communities and many more too numerous to mention.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Cedar Crest Funeral Home and Crematorium Ltd, Robinson and Baillou Hill Roads, on Saturday from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m., and at the Church on Sunday from 1:00 p. m. until service time.