Funeral service for Reverend Veronica Rigby, 78 years, a resident of Godet Close off Carmichael Road , and formerly of Chester’s Bay Acklins, will be held at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, Washington Street, on Saturday, 8th January, 2022, at 11:00 am. Officiating will be Bishop Dr. Gloria D. Ferguson, assisted by other Ministers of the Gospel. Internment follows in Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery, Woodlawn Way, off Soldier Road.
She is survived by her children: Charlene Bethel, Papito Rigby Jr., Terese Rigby, Sherrene Rigby- Branch, Sterling Rigby and Valencia Lockhart: (2) adopted daughters: Evangelist Crystal Ferguson and Jenny Bonamy; (1) adopted son: Dolne Anilus; (1) brother: E. George Moss; 3 son-in-laws: Deacon Doyle F. Bethel Sr., Derico Branch of Flint Michigan and Ricardo Lockhart Sr.; 2 sister-in-laws: Mrs. Maggie Moss and Beatrice Long, of Miami Florida; 2 brother in-laws: Kenneth Rigby and Clayton Long of Miami Florida; 20 grandchildren: Veronica Evans, Krystal, Doyle Jr., PJ, Ricardo Jr., Rashon, Davon, Lenae, Leonette, Le’Angelo, Cordero, Angel, Shaquille, Le’Oshie, Le’Anka, Abby, Sterling Jr., Brittney, Keion, Trinitee ,Trinay, Leonardo, Lenika; 6 great grandchildren; Vaughn Jr., Vanessa, V’Andre (Adam) Thompson, Theophilus Evans Jr., Andian Jr. , Haniel Rigby, Cattleya, Tajh, Davon Jr., Corlissa, Rozario,Tre, Leonardo Jr., and Bailee Anderson; Numerous nieces and nephews including: Mizpah and Joshua Darling, Stephanie Rose, Rev. Dr. Roslyn Astwood, Marie Wilson, Cecile Brown, Brian and Bernadette Lewis, Woodrow, Camile and Dr. Adrian Moss, ASP Barry Miller of The Royal Bahamas Police Force.
Numerous grand and great grand nieces and nephews, Cousins: Mrs. Edna Albury, Mrs. Louise Bowleg, Clarese Williams, Ms. Beatrice McIntosh, Retired Sgt. Evan Moss; Numerous relatives and friends including: Bishop Dr. Gloria D.. Ferguson, and the entire family of the Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, the entire family of St. Stephen’s Baptist Church, The Sears family of Ft. Lauderdale Fl., The Collie Families, Mr. Alvy Penn and family, Evangelist Olive Collie and family, Rev Edris Bowe and family, Beatrice, of Eleuthera, and family, Rev. Shirley Evans, and family, The Strachan family, Patrick Edmond, Sharon Saunders Smith and family, Sheereza Gibson and family, The Management and Staff of Demeritte’s Funeral Home, Elder Sarah Ferguson, and family, The Fraternal Lodge, family.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte’s Funeral Home, Market Street, from 10-5:00 p.m. on Friday.