Funeral service for Vernita Evelyn Butler-Dawkins, 54 yrs., a resident of Rupert Dean Lane, will be held at Greater Bethel Cathedral, Faith Way off Baillou Hill Road South, on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Bishop Christopher Minnis, assisted by other Ministers of Religion. Interment follows in Western Cemetery, Nassau Street.
Neka will be remembered by her loving and devoted parents: Karina and Alexander Sr.,
Son: Vernal Dawkins Jr.
Sisters: Curlene Patrice Smith, Portia Wilkinson and Theresa Martin
Brothers: Samuel Miller and Alexander Butler Jr.
Nieces: Branell, Sasha, Shamonique, Alexandria and Selena
Nephews: Brian, Darren, Arindale, Jamal, Dario, Christopher, Tyreese, Tegan, Calvin, Rico, Michael
Sisters-in-law: Rosana Mackey, Hester Dawkins, Evang. Lorean Dawkins, Mordell Wells and Alicemae Rolle
Brothers-in-law: Michael Martin and Rufus Dawkins
Uncles: Alburn Rolle, Charles Rolle, Isaac Rolle, Deacon Dennis Ricardo Smith, Reverend Samuel Rolle, William Butler and Lynbird Rolle
Aunts: Francina Watson, Veronica Williams, Rosemary Smith and Pecola Butler
Grandnieces: Shatoya, Aranae, Zyra, Adiyah, Alyssa, Mia, Armariah, Amana, Ariana and E’Laiya
Grandnephews: Brian Jr., Lavon, Zhivon and Jamal Jr.
Godchild: Gavonia Rolle
Step-daughters: Claudine Josep, Shaniqua Mackey, Lakeisha, Sharon, Desiree Bodie, Vernell and Urshula Rodgers
Step-son: Remardo Rodgers
Other relatives and friends including: Bishop Christopher Minnis and family, The Greater Bethel Church family, The Collymore family, Barbara Harris and family, Mavis Johnson and family, Lorene Butler and family, Ms. Drucilla Rodriques and family, The Larrimore family, Ureka Colebrooke and family; Godmother: Mildred Chow, Raquel Johnson and family from St. Petersburg, Florida, Sabrina Smith and family, Edith Lockhart and family, Alma Young and family, Almese Brooks and family, Maeroni Black and family, Omar and Shantae, Antonio (Nathanna) Williams, Aniskha Lewis and family, Craig Cummings and family, Kirkland and family, Nakoya Mackey and family, Lachara and Jarad Taylor, the Dawkins family, Dominique Robinson and family, Vanria Hart and family, Lavern Gardiner and family, Theresa Lamm and family, Phillipa Smith and family, Julian and Shirlene Lamm and family, Stella Miller and family, Lafena Gaitor and family, Roland Tinker and family, The Atlantis Murray’s Kitchen family, Rupert Dean Lane family, Idaha, Theresa, Pollimae, the Strachan family, Barry & Ann Miller and family, the Grandmother Association, Golden Girls Association, Bain and Grants Town Association, New Destiny Baptist Church family, Pastor Delton Fernander, Monique Burrows and family, Transfiguration Baptist Church family, Doctors Hospital HR and ER Staff and many too numerous to mention.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte’s Funeral Home, Market Street, from 12-6:00 p.m.on Friday & on Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.