Bertram Alpheus Newton
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Funeral Service for Rev. Dr. Bertram Alpheus Newton- BEM JP, age 88 years, a resident of Red Bay, Andros, will be held on Sunday September 29th 2013, 10:30 a.m at New Salem Baptist Church, Red Bay, Andros. Officiating will be Bishop B. Wenith Davis PHD, JP, OBE, Dr. Iffill E. Russell, Rev Archaleus Burrows, Rev Rudell Marshall assisted by other Ministers. Interment will be made in Red Bays Memorial Park, Red Bays Andros.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years Rose Newton; Children: Dave Colebrooke (Yvonne), George Woodside, Cecil Newton (Ivalene), Anthony Barr, John Gibson (Gertrude). Two (2) Sisters: Edna Melford and Pastor Rudell Marshall; One (1) Brother: Rev. Dr. E. John Newton D.D.B.E.M. J.P; One Hundred (100) God-Children; Twenty (20) Grandchildren; Six (6) Sisters-in-law: Eva Baptiste, Florence Grant, Doris Lewis, Rev. Lucine Newton, Rosnell Newton and Susan Bryant; Three (3) Brothers-in-law: Cecil Marshall, Austin Grant, Rev. David Bryant; Two (2) Aunts: Zilpher Sands and Vernell Rolle; Thirty-Two (32) Nieces: Prophetess Shanette Kemp, Minister Justina Rahming, Minister Julianne Black, Minister Valrene Knowles, Elrona Lewis, Rosetta Booth, Prophetess Janice Mackinsey, Barbara Nixon, Minister Eleanore Turnquest, Vanrea Marshall, Marina Mckie, Anginette Munroe Newton, Bloneva Barr, Rose Russell, Agnes Marshall, Tameka Marshall, Francine Baptiste, Diana Baptiste, Claretta Rahming, Jacquelyn Lewis, Deaconess Carmetta Taylor, Joan Cartwright, Ellamay Ferguson, Flossie Colebrook, Genevieve Grant, Joan Russell, Amelia Marshall, Betty Demeritte, Panchetta Marshall, Betty Marshall, Maxine Marshall and Carol Marshall; Thirty-Nine (39) Nephews: Dennis Newton, Craig Newton, Zhivargo Newton, Gerald Gould, Jerry Gould, Bishop Sheldon Newton, Alex Newton, Pastor Freddy Barr, Minister Philip Newton, Minister Wentzell Newton, Peter Russell, Stencil Russell, Jetson Russell, Steve Russell, David Newton, Calvin Newton, Terrance Newton of Canada, Evangelist Edward Marshall, Sam Marshall, Otis Marshall, Sidney Marshall, Paul Marshall, Junior Barr, Wilton Russell, Donald Lewis, Nehemiah Lewis, Barry Lewis, Rosewell Lewis, Watkin Lewis, Douglas Marshall, Kenny Marshall, Ricky Marshall, John Grant, Mark Grant, Daniel Demeritte, Edward Rolle, Michael Russell, Joe Russell and Charles Forbes and numerous Grand-Nieces & Grand-Nephews.
Other relatives and friends including: Noah Newton and Family, Stencil Russell and Family, Marion Evans and Family, Allen Russell and Family, Francine Davis and Family, Oville Mott and Family, Bishops Ellis and Bruce Farrington and Family, Deaconess Norma Knowles and Family, Deacon Mackey Knowles and Family, Pastor Ifill Russell and Family, Reverend Sabrina Moss and Family, Reverend Doris Tinker and Family, Cassie Curry and Family, Attorney Michael Dean and Family, Storyteller Vincent Simms and Family, Kateca Graham RN and Family, Mr. Pete Skaroulis and Family, Honorable Desmond Bannister and Family, Dr. Rosalyn Howard P.H.D. AND Family, Rose Blanchard and Family, Dr. Anthony Dixon, Dr. Earl Deveaux.
Also, The Lewis Family, The Russell Family, The Marshall Family, The Dixon Family, The Newton Family, The Riley Family, The Colebrooke Family, The Demeritte Family, The Dean Family, The Woodside Family, The New Salem Baptist Church Family, The B.A. Newton Primary School Family, The Zion United Baptist Convention Family, The Pride of Red Bays Family, The Masonic Lodge Family, Andros Island Mennonites and their Families, The Entire Andros Island Family, Andros and Berry Island Administrators (Past and Present) and their Families, Chairman James E. Billie and The Seminole Family (Worldwide), as well as FORFAR and AUTEC Friends (Worldwide), and The Prime Ministers (Past and Present) of the Government of the Bahamas
The family wishes to also acknowledge a host of relatives and friends too numerous to list who mourn his passing.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Cedar Crest Funeral Home & Crematorium, Robinson Road and First Street on Friday from 12:00 noon to 6:00p.m and on Saturday at from 9:00a.m until 1:00 p.m. and at New Salem Baptist Church, Red Bays from 5:00p.m. until service time on Sunday.