Alva Lucinda Thurston

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Funeral Service For

Alva Lucinda Thurston, 91

a resident of Ridgeland Park East & formerly of Knowles’, Cat Island will be held at Southside Christian Church International, Carmichael Road West & Dignity Gardens, on Sunday, 22nd October, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Officiating will be Apostle Dr. C. Clifford Smith III, assisted by other Ministers of Religion. Interment follows in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John f. Kennedy Drive.

Alva was pre-deceased by two sons, Captain Stanley “Doc” Thurston and Bryan Frank Thurston.

She is survived by two sons, Lloyd and Roy Thurston; Six Daughters: Leana Yvonne Paul, Coralee Burrows, Janet Scavella, Dorothy, Vernell and Lois Thurston; Two Sisters: Alma Cox and Hilda Wilson; Three Daughters-in-law: Naomi, Donna and Charlot­­­­­­­te Thurston; Five Sisters-in-law: Ophelia Hunter, Pernell, Edris, Princess and Lillian Edwards; Two Sons-in-law: Kenneth Burrows and Bernard Paul; Nineteen grandchildren: Alex (Lisa) and Donavan (Brenette) Paul; Cicely Parada, Daria (Geran) Stubbs, Rynette (Santino) Higgs, Kenneth Jr. (Doretha) Burrows, Dionne (Philip) Dorsett, Lauren (Christopher) Smith, Lydia (Richard) Blair, Ryan Scavella, Wayman Burnside, Bryan, Royal and Lloyd Thurston Jr., Kendria Burrows, Charmane, Latoya, Krista and Charoy Thurston; Nineteen great-grandchildren: Kate Dorsett, Sanaj Higgs, Ja’Nyah andKanyai Shelton, Marcus Blair, Alexia Baptiste, Roman Paul, YasminParada, Gisel and Garet Stubbs, Kalisteh, Shoshana, Shepherd and Kenneth III (Cubin) Burrows, Latrell and Logan, Brianna, Britanna, and Brooklyn Thurston; Three godchildren: Tarron Connell, Caleb (CB) Moncur and Etherlee Gibson; Nieces: Gwendolyn King, Velma Edwards, Jackie Jenoure, Patricia Mortimer, Deborah Miller, Juanita, Cheryl and Ingrid Thurston; Constance Russell, Willamae Butler, Leathicia King, Florence McCoy, Iris Strachan, Elva Nixon, Trudemae Ambrose, Rosie Wilson and Angela Curry; Maydore Poitier, Althea Hicks, Jane Strachan, Laverne and Dianne Edwards; Margueritte Styles, Rebecca Smith, Josephine Bastian and Virginia English; Nephews: Dale, Gregory, Eldridge,Petrocelli, Lindal, Carlton, Pedro, Dudrick, Ashley, Mateo, Juan, Hank, Olivia, David, and Derrick Edwards; Rick and Kirkland Cox; George, Andrew, Philip, Patrick,Johnny, Eugene, Lenny and Gregory Wilson; Harper, Brantford, Floyd, Randy, Romeo, James, Gladstone and Jack Thurston; Neville, Alphonso and Jefferey Harris and Maxwell Hunter; Lionel, Hartly and Rodney Strachan; Wilfred, Charles, Horace and Alfred Bullard; Frederick, Dennis, Calvin, Andrew, Wendel and Henderson Seymour; Other relatives and friends includes; Rosemary Archer, Sylvia Kemp, EulieLafleur; William Pratt-Director of Immigration, Orick Thomas, Anthony and Orville Pratt;Madrika Mackey, Maryann Smith, Colette McKenzie, Diedre Francis, CoraleeSturrup, Prescolla Seymour, Muriel Thompson, Princess Miller, Alice Moncur, Audrey Williams, Joseph Saunders and family; Isaac, Jacob and Cyril Lightbourne; Diana Rolle, Elsie and LilymaeJohnson; Hubert Thurston, Derek and Pastor Dave Adams, faithful caregiver Sandra Davis; Derek and Kendal King; Marie Armbrister, Florence Gittens and family;CoinetMartin, Myrtle Minus and family; Dr. Delton Farquharsonand family; Dr. LibradaCapuli and family; Kayla Hunt and family; Rose Hall King and children, Hadassah Carter, Terrance and Cardinal King, Julian Ferguson, Lydia Armaly, Sharon Dorsett and family, Cleopatra Woods-Rolle, Cleomi Woods, Marsha Williams, Deacon Willi John, Adean Connell and family; the Strachan, Hepburn, Seymour, Moncur and King families of Knowles, Cat Island; Simmons and Livingston families of Smiths Bay, Cat Island; Ridgeland Park East neighborhood, Southside Christian Ministries International family; and a host of other relatives and friendsall of whom we love and appreciate.

Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte’s Funeral Home, Market Street from 9-5:00 p.m. on Saturday & on Sunday at the church from 1:00 p.m. until service time.